Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)


Amali is a 12-year-old black girl who finds herself on the edge of womanhood and is having trouble navigating her new world. Her mom’s always busy and her sister is...

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In 1846, Philomena is a pregnant slave woman assisting her owner, Dr. George Barry, as he tries to find the cure for fistulas and tending to his patients, other enslaved...

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Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Chelsea

In this fierce and feverish comedy, a gang of teenage girls gather in a treehouse to summon the ghost of Pablo Escobar. Are they messing with the actual spirit of...

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As Is: Conversations with Big Black Women in Confined Spaces by Chelsea

AS IS is the story of four Big Beautiful Black Women living the everyday struggle of trying to lose a few pounds and navigating their Big Black Womeness in the...

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“Harvey” at Laguna Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Playwright Mary Chase’s whimsical and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy from 1944—Harvey—is now playing at the Laguna Playhouse, with French Stewart charmingly inhabiting the role of Elwo…

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America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of The American Negro by Chelsea

America v. 2.1 is a day in the life of a troupe of historical re-enactors charged with telling the tragic story of what was once was the American Negro, a...

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THE FOREST by Chelsea

Juliet is losing her marriage. Her mother Pam is losing her memory. And there’s a mysterious forest growing in and around their living room. A play about grief, weird love,...

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Dying City by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Under Shinn’s direction, Winstead making her stage debut is very low-key, almost as an observer in her own story. True she works as a therapist, one who tries not to reveal her personal fe…

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PRIVATE by Chelsea

Georgia’s husband, Corbin, has been offered his dream job. But there’s a catch: in order to take the position, he has to give up a big piece of their personal...

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Seven college students gather for a DIY self-defense workshop after a sorority sister is raped. They learn to use their bodies as weapons. They learn to fend off attackers. They...

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With his 13th birthday around the corner, Totome is excited to meet “the butcher” and finally become a man. His mother, however, hopes to keep him whole for just a...

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Review: In ‘Open,’ a Love Story Told by Sleight of Hand by Elisabeth Vincentelli

In Crystal Skillman’s new play, a woman in the wake of tragedy resorts to magic and misdirection.

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Disruptive Technology Promises to Decrease Disruptions on Broadway by Marc Hershberg

Silicon Valley has a solution to one of the most annoying problems on Broadway.

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People You Should Know . . . Harron Atkins by Zack Calhoon

HARRON ATKINS  is a New York City based writer/actor who graduated from Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama. His work has been produced at Dixon Place, The Tank Theatre, The People’s Im…

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People You Should Know . . . Lorne Svarc by Zack Calhoon

Lorne Svarc is a Montreal born writer/producer/educator living in New York City, who enjoys exploring various forms of narrative expression, including theatre, film and interactive media. …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, June 13, 2019 by James Marino

Listen: Chappelle gets Lunt-Funt, Marshall signs on to Mellencamp, WTF Specials, More tix for JRB-SS, Sara and Gavin Y, Sam French Fest Deets, and Fiddler takes in the Refugees “Today on B…

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Cady Huffman, Telly Leung, Susan Lucci And More Announced For FEARLESS Pride Event

Come see how Broadway does Pride!  Emmy award-winner Susan Lucci will join a bevy of performers from stage, screen and sports to celebrate LGBTQIA Pride!

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Bunnies, Babies & Trophies, Oh My! See The Ferryman Family Celebrate the Play's Triumph at the Tonys by Lindsey Sullivan

Gather 'round, and raise a glass! Jez Butterworth's epic work The Ferryman, which centers on the Carney family as their harvest celebration takes a turn when they receive a surprising visit,…

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Welcome to Nowhere! Chilina Kennedy, Sasson Gabay & More Prep for The Band's Visit National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

Welcome to nowhere everywhere! The 10-time Tony-winning musical The Band's Visit is getting ready to hit the road for its first national tour starring Chilina Kennedy as Dina and Sasson Gaba…

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Dave Chappelle to Play Broadway Debut Engagement This Summer by Andy Lefkowitz

Comedian and actor Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut this summer for a limited run of performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Titled Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway, the five-p…

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To the World We Dream About! Hadestown Toasts Eight Tony Wins by Eric King

We know one Broadway company who was livin' it up on top Tony Awards weekend! With 14 nominations and eight wins, including Best Musical, Hadestown was the most awarded show of last season. …

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Yiddish-Language Fiddler Will Hold Special World Refugee Day Performance; Luis A. Miranda Jr. to Lead Talkback by Andy Lefkowitz

The award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production of Fiddler on the Roof will fill its theater with refugees in celebration and in honor of World Refugee Day on June 20 for a…

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Xanadu Is Heading on Tour with RuPaul's Drag Race Royals Ginger Minj & Jinkx Monsoon by Lindsey Sullivan

Strap on your roller skates! The Tony-nominated musical Xanadu will head on a brand-new national tour this fall. RuPaul's Drag Race faves Ginger Minj and Jinkx Monsoon will play sisters of …

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John Mellencamp Jukebox Musical in Development; Kathleen Marshall to Direct by Andy Lefkowitz

This show will make us hurt so good. A new jukebox musical is in development featuring songs from the catalogue of Grammy-winning rocker John Mellencamp. Republic Records, Federal Films an…

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Kiss Me, Kate's Stephanie Styles on Writing Starlight Express Fanfiction and Being in a 'Hot Broadway Oreo' at the Tonys by Caitlin Moynihan

We're always true to Kiss Me, Kate standout Stephanie Styles, and she's true to us! The Audience Choice Award winner had a busy weekend performing in the opening number at the 7…

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Chilina Kennedy, Sasson Gabay & More Preview the Upcoming National Tour of The Band's Visit by

Stars Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay join composer David Yazbek, director David Cromer and more to preview the tour of the Tony-winning musical The Band's Visit.

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Annie Golden, Joe Iconis and More Talk Bringing Broadway Bounty Hunter to Off-Broadway by

Broadway star Annie Golden and Tony nominee Joe Iconis on bringing the new action musical Broadway Bounty Hunter to the New York stage.

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Odds & Ends: Nikki M. James Joins 24 Hour Musicals Event & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Nikki M. James & More Join 24 Hour Musicals Event More stars have signed on to perform in this year's 24 Hour Musicals, set…

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Jimmy Award winner Reneé Rapp stops by to chat about making her Broadway debut in Mean Girls and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Handbagged **** by Barry Gordin

“Two for Tea” By: Samuel L. Leiter June 12, 2019: If you enjoyed any of the several film, theatre, and TV examinations of Queen Elizabeth II, in particular the 2013 play The Audi…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Handbagged: Elizabeth vs. Maggie the Cat by Steven Suskin

★★★★ Two Queen Elizabeths and two Margaret Thatchers battle it out, with caustic wit The post Handbagged: Elizabeth vs. Maggie the Cat appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Handbagged: Unpacking British History by Michael Sommers

★★★ Tea and scant sympathy are shared by Queen Elizabeth II and Margaret Thatcher The post Handbagged: Unpacking British History appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: WICKED Star Hannah Corneau Gets Greenified In New Behind The Scenes Video

Hannah Corneau is Wicked's newest Elphaba and she's taking audiences behind the scenes to show how her green witch came to be!

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The Theatre Podcast Welcomes THE PROM Stars Caitlin Kinnunen & Isabelle McCalla

They are not only co-stars of The Prom, but real life besties. Playing Emma and Alyssa respectively, they have a strong sense of trust which is clear to all on and off the stage.

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Drag Superstars Ginger Minj & Jinkx Monsoon Join XANADU National Tour

RuPaul's Drag Race stars Ginger Minj and Jinkx Monsoon have joined a new tour of the hit musical Xanadu!

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Northern Stage’s Lorne Campbell: To thrive theatre must look outside to new models by Lorne Campbell

As funding continues to dwindle and more is expected of theatre organisations, Northern Stage artistic director Lorne Campbell says it has found

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Actor Nancy Carroll: ‘As long as my body serves me, I want to use it. It’s my tool bag’ by Liz Hoggard

Once labelled the “best actress you’ve never heard of”, Olivier award winner Nancy Carroll continues to attract plaudits. As she prepares to

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: WICKED Alum Amanda Jane Cooper Speaks Out About Her Struggle With An Eating Disorder

In a new video series for I Am Second, Amanda Jane Cooper opens up about her struggles with body issues and eating disorders.

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike review – Chekhovian comic curio by Michael Billington

Ustinov, BathStrong performances buoy up a lightweight story about characters fated to fulfil the destinies of their fictional namesakes I find it mildly astonishing that this piece won the …

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Dave Chappelle is making his Broadway debut this summer by Rob Bailey-Millado

To borrow a punchline from his most iconic bit: It’s Dave Chappelle, b–h! The iconoclast comic, actor and famed Rick James/Prince impersonator is set to make his Broadway debut with one …

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Dancing Mobsters: Bronx Tale Shouldn’t Work But It Does by Bill Hirschman

The national tour of A Bronx Tale is proof that if producers hire enough really talented people, you can make an inarguably entertaining musical out of damn near anything.

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Sylvia Miles, Actress With a Flair for the Flamboyant, Dies at 94 by Anita Gates

She won Oscar nominations for “Midnight Cowboy” and “Farewell, My Lovely” and gossip-column attention for her indefatigable partygoing.

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Leftovers takes on Bill Cosby and his legacy by Kt Hawbaker

Unfortunately, this Something Marvelous production takes on more than it can handle. On paper, Josh Wilder’s Leftovers sounds like a radical magical realism ro…

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 6/12/19. by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtBeat 6/12/19. UMass Fine Arts Center announces new season; "Waitress" at The Bushnell; "The Flamingo Kid" extends at Hartford Stage, and other arts news for WMass and…

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VIDEO: Go Behind The Otherworldy Magic of BEETLEJUICE On Broadway

See how levitations, sand snakes, and more come to life eight times a week on the Winter Garden stage!

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Concert Review: Perry Farrell at City Winery — Letting It Fly, For Better and Worse by Paul Robicheau

The guy who once seemed dangerous and mysterious as frontman for Jane’s Addiction proved earnestly accessible to fans. The post Concert Review: Perry Farrell at City Winery — Letting It …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Travis Moser Shares Five Linda Ronstadt Songs Every Millennial Should Know

Travis Moser teaches Intro to Linda Ronstadt 101 with five songs he thinks everyone should know.

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In Colorado, Seeing New Plays Before They’re Born by American Theatre Editors

Last week at the Colorado New Play Festival in Steamboat Springs, work by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Jill Sobule, among others, searched for its sound and form.

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The Choreographer Who Makes Theatre Move by Artsjournal

Raja Feather Kelly: “I think of virtuosic behavior as what I like to do with my choreography. That’s where I can help: by making the behavior specific and virtuosic. I feel like I found …

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Jason Donovan to star in Chicago for Melbourne Season by Matt Edwards

Producers have announced that Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be playing the role of the cunning and charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn in Chicago this December in Melbourne. He joins Na…

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Check Out These Photos From the U.K. Premiere of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Nathan Skethway

The production of the Christopher Durang comedy, directed by Walter Bobbie, runs through July 6 at the Theatre Royal in Bath, England.

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Corrib Theatre Announces Another Season of Irish Plays by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature works by Patricia Burke Brogan, Gerard Mannix Flynn, and Emma Donoghue.

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Video: Noah Catala Will Play 'Grafitti Pete' In IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation

Get your first glimpse of Washington Heights' resident street artist, Grafitti Pete, for the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights.

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Ali Stroker on Winning the Tony: ‘I Was Meant to Be in This Seat’ by Michael Paulson

The flirtatious Ado Annie of Broadway’s “Oklahoma!”relishes the chance to embody what a disabled performer can accomplish.

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A Look at Edward Hibbert, Jason Gotay, and More in The Importance of Being Earnest by Nathan Skethway

The first production of the Cape Playhouse's 2019 summer season, directed by Matt Lenz, began performances June 12 in Massachusetts.

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A Look at the Pulitzer Prize–Winning Fairview at Theatre For a New Audience by Nathan Skethway

Jackie Sibblies Drury's acclaimed play, directed by Sarah Benson, recently extended its encore run in Brooklyn.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the end of the Federal Theatre Project to the Utah Shakespeare Festival's first indoor space and a Tonys milestone by Phylicia Rashad, June has been a significant month for theatre.

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A Day In the Life of Micaela Diamond from The Cher show by Broadway Direct

Micaela Diamond, 19, was two days away from heading to college at Carnegie Mellon University when she got the call that she was cast as Cher in the musical The Cher Show. The teen is the you…

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Check Out Teal Wicks, Carrie St. Louis, Claybourne Elder, and More in I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been at Feinstein's/54 Below by Nathan Skethway

The concert, conceived by Alexandra Silber, gives Broadway performers a chance to perform songs from their dream roles.

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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster Kicks Off Residency at Cafe Carlyle

Two-time Tony-winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster extends her Cafe Carlyle run, June 25-29. She'll also be performing June 11-22. At Cafe Carlyle, she'll perform Broadw…

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VIDEO: Tony Winner Ali Stroker Gets Sweet Surprise From Her Biggest Fan on TODAY

OKLAHOMA! actress Ali Stroker stops by TODAY to celebrate her history-making win at this year's Tony Awards and to meet a young fan named Henry who sees Stroker as an inspiration.

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A First Look at Sweat in the West End by Marc J. Franklin

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring Martha Plimpton, began performances at London’s Gielgud Theatre June 7.

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Indecent is a masterful, exquisitely rendered piece of storytelling: EW review by Maureen Lee Lenker

Paula Vogel’s Indecent uses the production history of a little-known Yiddish play to get at haunting truths about the paradoxical nature of storytelling. In the world of Indecent, theater …

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Mirvish aims for screech-in world record at Come From Away by Victoria Ahearn - The Canadian Press

The entire audience at the July performance will be invited to down a shot of screech (or ginger ale) and kiss a plastic cod.

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We Tried An Entirely Different Model Of Arts Criticism, And Here’s What We Learned by Artsjournal1

“We laid out some pretty bold premises when The Commons Crit, a collaboration with Carolina Performing Arts’ Commons festival, began. Here’s how they look from the other side.” – I…

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New York Times Quits Political Cartoons by Artsjournal

Beginning next month, the Times will cease running daily political cartoons in its international edition, editorial page editor James Bennet said Monday in a statement — a move that brin…

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‘An Overwhelming Sense Of Truth And Beauty’ — Simon Callow On Oliver Sacks by Artsjournal1

“This is an unusual boy, one who had, as he puts it, an ‘overwhelming sense of Truth and Beauty’ when at the age of ten he saw a periodic table in the Science Museum and became convinc…

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Study: Overuse Of Computers In Classrooms Lowers Student Performance by Artsjournal

“When students report having access to classroom computers and using these devices on an infrequent basis, they show better performance. But when students report using these devices every …

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Narrative-Sharing and Narrative-Shifting With Digital Technology by Artsjournal1

Members of the Detroit-based collective Complex Movements discuss the connection between technology, performance, and social justice community organizing. – HowlRound

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Questions About The Future Of The Vancouver Art Gallery After Its Longtime Director Leaves by Artsjournal

The museum has been trying to raise money for a new building for the past ten years and is still a long way from its goal. Kathleen Bartels, who was director for 18 years until last week, ha…

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Why Did Artists, Historians And Academics Just Spend Nine Weeks Protesting At The Whitney Museum? by Artsjournal

“We can no longer accept the art-world logic of career over cause, with artists and critics making politically engaged work against the backdrop of an institutional framework grounded in t…

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Canadian Senate Committee Proposes Putting Cultural Diplomacy At The Center Of Canada’s Foreign Policy by Artsjournal

The report said “cultural diplomacy” — the exchange of ideas, art and culture across borders outside of official political channels — should take a central role in Canada’s rela…

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Streaming TV Is Racing To Its Next Phase by Artsjournal

The siloed age of television has arrived, a time when people will be paying six or seven different monthly fees, if not more, to keep abreast of pop culture—and the cost will end up approx…

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Strange Angel’s Peter Mark Kendall Proves His Theatre Credentials by Ruthie Fierberg

How do you recognize the Broadway alum?

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Watch Oklahoma!’s Ali Stroker Meet Her ‘Biggest Fan’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Today Show surprised the Tony Award–winning actor with a visit from a young boy she inspired.

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LET’S GO: ’13 FRUITCAKES’ AT LA MAMA by Robert Shuman

2018 Tony Award-winning LA MAMA PRESENTS 13 FRUITCAKES WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY BYUNGKOO AHN AS PART OF STONEWALL 50 AT LA MAMA JUNE 13 – 16, 2019   ‘MOre’ Zimin from 13 Fruitcakes P…

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Antaeus Theatre Company Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include two plays developed as part of the Antaeus Playwrights Lab.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

New Theatre Company The COOP to Launch With World Premiere of Barbara Hammond’s Terra Firma by Olivia Clement

Based in NYC and founded by Andrus Nichols, The COOP will produce plays both old and new.

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New Block of Tickets On Sale for Jason Robert Brown With Stephen Sondheim at the Town Hall by Ruthie Fierberg

The maestros will play side-by-side in June to benefit the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

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BWW Album Review: So In Love (Mostly) with KISS ME KATE's Revival Cast Album

It's another op'nin' of another version of Kiss Me, Kate, the iconic Cole Porter musical that adds a sassy, meta-theatrical, mid-century twist to Shakespeare's battle of the sexes The Taming…

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Williamstown Theatre Fest Announces Special Events Featuring Katrina Lenk, Tovah Feldshuh and More

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced two special events for the 2019 season as well as additional casting for the Nikos Stage and [email protected]

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Review: A Doll’s House, Part 2. Funny, sharp and smart by Jayne Blanchard

The door slam heard around the world. Has there ever been a more memorable exit than Nora Helmer banging the door closed on her life, marriage and children in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s Hou…

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Theater Alliance’s next season: dramas and new Psalmeyene 24 hip hop musical by Tim Treanor

Theater Alliance’s first season under the helm of  Producing Artistic Director Raymond O. Caldwell will take a hard look at the experience of being Black in America in its three-play 2019…

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Review: Chesapeake Shakespeare’s open air Macbeth by Marshall Bradshaw

With stars overhead and faint sounds from picturesque Ellicott City, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) brings a homey atmosphere to their movable Macbeth, performed amongst the renovated …

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Nikki M. James, Aya Cash & More Join Cast of 24 HOUR MUSICALS

The 24 Hour Plays has just announced more participants that will help them mark their anniversary with an intimate production of The 24 Hour Musicals on Monday, June 17th at 8 PM on the Iren…

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NEWS: Annie Jenkins brings trio of female monologues, A Tinder Trilogy, to Theatre503 by Featured Content

Following her success of In Lipstick at The Pleasance earlier this year, playwright Annie Jenkins brings A Tinder Trilogy, a trio of female monologues, to Theatre 503 later this month. Book …

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The Jimmy Awards Announce 2019 Nominees

The Jimmy Awards announce the nominees that will compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the eleventh annual awards ceremony. This ye…

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Wicked‘s Newest Elphaba Gets Into the Green Makeup by Broadway Direct

The wigs. The costumes. The greenification. See Hannah Corneau become Elphie from hat to toe in the newest episode of Wicked’s FLYING LESSONS. Winner of over 50 major awards including the …

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Nominees Announced for 11th Annual Jimmy Awards, Celebrating Excellence in High School Musical Theatre by Dan Meyer

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards will be hosted by Ben Platt June 24.

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Ephrat ‘Bounce’ Asherie Earns Emerging Choreographer Residency by Ruthie Fierberg

The Bessie Award winner will receive funding and access to a corps of dancers to develop new work.

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On The Fringe by Julio Martinez

Written By Julio Martinez   Every Monday at The Three Clubs is Open Mic night forr HFF participants and friends, with featured artists including Ben Leasure, Caty Crone, Fin, Dana Varon…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1047: Larissa Marten by Adam Szymkowicz

Larissa Marten Hometown: Born in San Francisco. Grew up in Jersey. College in Michigan. Current Town: New York, NY Q:  Tell me about I Killed the Cow. A:  The development process for I…

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Test 2019 Show by Thekilroys

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Jordan E. Cooper, Diana Oh, and More Join The Public's Queer & Now Forum by Olivia Clement

Peppermint, Lea DeLaria, Kate Bornstein, and Jomama Jones are also part of the one-night-event at the Delacorte.

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Sara Bareilles Will Join Gavin Creel for His 92Y Concert by Andrew Gans

The artists recently shared the stage in Bareilles’ Waitress.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Quite Something: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ by Matthew Wexler

Danielle Brooks ("Orange is the New Black") leads a stellar cast in Shakespeare in the Park's "Much Ado About Nothing." The post Quite Something: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ appeared first …

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One Night in Miami review – Ali goes toe-to-toe with Malcolm X and Sam Cooke by Mark Lawson

Nottingham PlayhousePitch-perfect performances enliven Kemp Powers’ impressive play, punchily debating racial tensions in 1960s America The night he beat Sonny Liston in 1964 to become wor…

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The Last Word review – young artists speak truth to poetry by Kate Wyver

Roundhouse, LondonThis festival gives voice to up-and-coming performers, from poetry slam winner Rakaya Esime Fetuga to the painfully funny Jack Rooke The Last Word festival is a celebration…

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Watch Catherine O'Hara visit the cast of Beetlejuice on Broadway by Maureen Lee Lenker

It looks like the cast of Beetlejuice said Catherine O’Hara’s name three times. The Schitt’s Creek actress attended the Broadway production of Beetlejuice on Saturday before intro…

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James Corden Shares His Favorite Musical Number on Premiere of RuPaul by Dan Meyer

The 2019 Tony Awards host was one of the first guests on the RuPaul’s Drag Race star’s new talk show.

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Looking for an Internship? Williamstown Theatre Festival, Broadway Licensing, Theatre Row, and Others Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Here is a selection of currently available internship opportunities around the country.

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Kathleen Marshall Will Direct New Musical Featuring John Mellencamp Score by Andrew Gans

Naomi Wallace will write the libretto for the as-yet-untitled show.

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Terrence McNally's lifetime award speech at the Tonys was ignored — but it was the most important of the night by Chris Jones

“Lifetime achievement,” said the writer Terrence McNally at the Tony Awards last weekend. “Not a moment too soon.” That dry opening joke by the 80-year-old author of such dramatic ma…

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No shoo-in success for two new plays about female artists by Celia Wren

The play “#solestories” is flawed but displays ingenuity and vigor that are lacking in “Gwen & Ida.”

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It’s a Theatre Thing Ep #9 - Post Tony Awards Wrap-Up! by Christopher Peterson

It's the post-Tony edition of It's A Theater Thing! Tracy and Erin talk about their thoughts about the broadcast. What surprised them and what did they expect? Also, they list the post-Ton…

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running thro…

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Dave Chappelle Will Make Broadway Debut This Summer at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Comedian and actor, Dave Chappelle, makes his Broadway debut this summer with a limited run of performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway is produced by Live …

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Review: ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ at Round House Theatre by David Siegel

Battle lines drawn. Cogent argument made. Can everyone be right at the same time? Does it matter in a world full of choices? Invigorating and decidedly bracing, the Round House production of…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

RuPaul's Drag Race Fan Favorites Jinx Monsoon and Ginger Minj Join Xanadu Tour by Dan Meyer

The cult favorite musical based on the Olivia Newton-John film will start performances Fall 2019.

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The Golden Girls Musical Parody Returns to NYC for Pride & We Get to Know the Four Stars Playing Our Favorite Cheese-Cake-Loving Queens

The stars of The Golden Girls Musical Parody: Pride Edition break down everything a fan wants to know from desert island episode to favorite GG GIF to casting a modern day remake.

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Off-Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof to Welcome an Audience of Refugees on World Refugee Day by Ruthie Fierberg

Luis Miranda will lead a post-show talk after the performance of the Drama Desk–winning revival.

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NEWS: Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott & Philip McGinley join the London cast of The Girl on the Train by Press Releases

Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott and Philip McGinley will join the cast of the record-breaking production of The Girl on the Train for its London run. Starring Samantha Womack as Rachel Watson, the …

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BBC and Sky step up efforts to counter Netflix

The threat that UK broadcasters face from video streaming services is intensifying

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Moulin Rouge! Announces $29 Digital Lottery and Stage-Side Table Seating by Dan Meyer

Tickets for the Can Can! Table Seating will go on sale June 13.

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Inside HB Studio's Uta at 100 Gala, Celebrating Uta Hagen's Centennial Birthday by Nathan Skethway

The June 10 gala, co-hosted by David Hyde Pierce and Katie Finneran, honored Marlo Thomas, John David Washington, and Alexander Bernstein.

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VIDEO: Watch Mary-Louise Parker in New Trailer for THE SOUND INSIDE

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony, Golden Globe, Emmy winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in the Broadway premiere of THE SOUND INSIDE, written by Adam Rapp (Red Light Winter), dire…

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Game of Thrones’ Philip McGinley Will Join Samantha Womack in West End Transfer of The Girl on the Train by Adam Hetrick

The production is based on the best-selling novel and the DreamWorks film.

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Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott & Philip McGinley join The Girl On The Train by Eleni Cashell

There are more passengers getting on board with the cast of The Girl On The Train, as Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott and Philip McGinley join the London performances.Alex will be playing the role …

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Up on the Marquee: Barbra Streisand at Madison Square Garden

Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performance home to New York City's Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years, it was announced today by her longtime manager Marty …

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BWW TV: THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road!

The award-winning Israeli film actor Sasson Gabay will reprise the role of 'Tewfiq' in the upcoming North American tour of the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT, the …

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Dave Chappelle on Broadway in July for Five Performances by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

If laughter is what you are seeking this summer, then look no further than the Live on Broadway series in July. Comedian and actor Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut for five perfor…

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10 questions for 10 years – Hans Kesting by Ian Foster

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam’s Hans Kesting was my first ever Best Actor award winner and has continued to be one of the most interesting actors around, in any language.

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Dave Chappelle to make Broadway debut with limited run performance by Rosy Cordero

Dave Chappelle is taking his comedy show to Broadway this summer, for a limited time only. The two-time Emmy and Grammy Award-winner will bring Dave Chapelle Live on Broadway to the Lunt-…

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Dave Chappelle Announces Five-Show Broadway Engagement For July by Greg Evans

Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut this summer as…Dave Chappelle. The comedian and actor will stage a five-show residency at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre July 9-13. Producer…

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Dave Chappelle to play Broadway engagement by Caitlin Huston

Dave Chappelle will play a limited engagement on Broadway this summer. The comedian and actor will play five shows at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as part of the “In Residence on Broadway” …

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Dave Chappelle Will Make Broadway Debut in July by Andrew Gans

Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Comic Dave Chappelle Will Make Broadway Debut in July by Andrew Gans

Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Check Out Mary-Louise Parker in the Eerie New Trailer for Broadway’s The Sound Inside by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner will return to Broadway this fall as a college professor in Adam Rapp's new drama.

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A First Look at The Secret Life of Bees Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world-premiere musical from Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead, opens at Atlantic Theater Company June 13.

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Know a Theatre: Tennessee Women’s Theater Project of Nashville by American Theatre Editors

This theatre company in the Music City, founded by a singer who lost her voice, now strives to put women's voices centerstage.

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Avenue Q Producer Workshopping Improv Musical The Greatest Musical Never Written by Adam Hetrick

The cast and creative team create and perform an original, two-act musical at every performance.

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Review Roundup: INDECENT at the Ahmanson Theatre; What Did The Critics Think?

INDECENT at Ahmanson Theatre is now on stage! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews! 'Indecent,' by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, opened on June 9 at Center Theat…

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A pigsty, a stable and world-class jazz at Austria’s INNtöne Festival

South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim and US saxophonist Jean Toussaint were among the highlights at the three-day event

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WATCH: Inside Bare rehearsals... with Musical Theatre Appreciation Society

Our friends at Musical Theatre Appreciation Society paid a visit to rehearsals for Bare: A Pop Opera, which is revived at The Vaults this summer care of performer-turned-director Julie Ather…

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold,…

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Tip, Tap, and Toe by Trav S.D.

Tip, Tap and Toe were an acrobatic African American tap dance act that started in night clubs and vaudeville in the late 1920s. Its core members were Ray Winfield (1912-1967), Sammy Green (1…

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FEATURED SHOW: The ★★★★ reviews are in for new farce Flat Out by Featured Content

"British farce at its best" - that's the view of critics who've laughed their way through an evening at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, enjoying Jennifer Selway's new comedy Flat Out. Enjoy our c…

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The Hummingbird Project — finance geeks try to outwit Wall Street

Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard star in the story of a plot to burrow into the New York Stock Exchange

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Drag, Inc.: When A Subculture Becomes An Industry by Artsjournal1

“In part, what’s surprising is how long that process took: After all, the impulse to devour cool for profit is just capitalism. Like camp, which began as a private joy, an in-joke for ou…

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MacArthur ‘Genius’ Rhiannon Giddens To Compose Opera Based On Slave Narrative by Artsjournal1

Giddens, a conservatory-trained operatic singer as well as a banjo player (she co-founded the string band Carolina Chocolate Drops) and composer, will prepare the libretto and compose the mu…

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Guggenheim Museum Staffers Begin Process Of Unionizing by Artsjournal1

“The proposed union would be a part of IUOE Local 30, a group that also includes MoMA’s union. … About 90 workers are involved in the potential Guggenheim union, including art handlers…

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How Secret Languages Arise And Thrive In Prisons by Artsjournal1

“Prison language, or language created by inmates while incarcerated, has a long and vivid history, and is likely as old as the modern prison itself.” Says linguist Julie Colman, “It’…

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Erotica Arrives In The Podcast Marketplace by Artsjournal1

“Dipsea is just one of a growing set of companies that are developing audio porn, targeting both people who don’t get off on the extraordinarily explicit visuals provided on standard por…

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Raja Feather Kelly: How A Downtown Pop-Queer Experimentalist Became Off-Broadway’s Go-To Choreographer by Artsjournal1

“One reason, an obvious one, had to do with a close friend. As soon as the playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins started to pass his name along to people in the theater world, … he found him…

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What Did Old English Sound Like? by Artsjournal1

“No one living, of course, knows exactly what it sounded like, so scholars make their best educated guesses using internal evidence in the scant literature, secondary sources in other lang…

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Study Suggests That Human Brains Are Wired For Musical Pitch by Artsjournal

“We found that a certain region of our brains has a stronger preference for sounds with pitch than macaque monkey brains. The results raise the possibility that these sounds, which are emb…

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Sometimes Always Never — Bill Nighy in a cherishable mystery-comedy

The story of a Scrabble-obsessed father who has lost his son plays like an ambulant chamber drama

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Men in Black: International — mutant aliens upstaged by Piers Morgan

Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth join the war against alien insurgents

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Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf — finding harmony in chaos

Documentary about the Dutch garden designer doesn’t dig too deeply

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Diego Maradona — edited highlights of a sporting life

Asif Kapadia’s film captures the headlines but cuts the human story short

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Review: Handbagged at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

an entertaining view of two fascinating, influential women, who, near the end, remain standing, still on the world scene, holding their handbags.

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One Night in Miami review at Nottingham Playhouse – ‘superb performances’ by JN Benjamin

If you don’t know your American Civil Rights history, the idea that Cassius Clay, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown and Malcolm X were

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From cabarets to The Woman in Black via biscuits at Holby City: My Stagey Week by Philip Dehany

From cabarets to The Woman in Black via biscuits at Holby City: That Stagey Blog reflects on his latest Stagey Week.

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Will Sutton Foster’s Liza Choose Josh or Charles on Younger? by Ruthie Fierberg

The stars of the hit TVLand show weigh in before the Season 6 premiere June 12.

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Grace, or the Art of Climbing re-creates the tension and power of rock climbing by Katie Powers

A young woman struggles with heartbreak and disconnection. L M Feldman's Grace, or the Art of Climbing is a character-driven exploration of the world of competit…

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The D&D-Shakespeare mash-up Love’s & Labour’s is raw, messy—and endearing by Justin Hayford

Odd's Bodkins has created a highly idiosyncratic production steeped in quirky earnestness. Dungeons & Dragons' 45-year history has had its volatile moments. …

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Lifeline's Emma takes some liberties but remains true to the playful spirit of the original by Jack Helbig

In which five actors play the entire village of Highbury. Phil Timberlake's new dramatization of Jane Austen's 1816 masterpiece, written especially for Lifeline …

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Desire in a Tinier House is a poetic queer love story—despite the shirtless-boy marketing by Kt Hawbaker

It envisions a queer domestic space we don't normally see onstage. I was hesitant as I walked into Pride Films and Plays on Friday night. Though the theater's sh…

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Indecent Advances tells the secret history of a time when propositioning another man was grounds for murder by Devlyn Camp

And the press stoked antigay paranoia as a way to sell more papers. True-crime storytelling began in Victorian America. Newspapers eager to captivate their audie…

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We Are Pussy Riot (or) Everything Is P.R. questions the role of spectators in protest art by Kerry Reid

There is method to the mess in this Red Tape Theatre production. The YouTube video of Pussy Riot's brief provocation—about 48 seconds—at Moscow's Cathedral o…

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A great performance from Molly Lyons can’t save Sweet Texas Reckoning by Marissa Oberlander

A lack of detail prevents the characters from appearing as complex, multifaceted personalities. Traci Godfrey's dramedy, now in its midwest premiere at Artemisia…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Louise Bourgeois and Pablo Picasso go head to head

An exhibition of the artists’ work in Zurich seems to be about sex — but is really about power

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What to see at Design Miami’s 2019 Basel fair

Art and design collides in a selection of inventive lighting, eco eyewear and a double swing

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Watch the Cast of Come From Away Perform Outside The Stonewall Inn at Playbill's Sing for Hope Piano by Dan Meyer

Several company members surrounded the Playbill Pride piano as part of our new summer series.

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Why you must see the extraordinary, painfully poetic ‘Pass Over’ at ACT by Brendan Kiley

There's nothing like hearing Antoinette Nwandu's lyrical, painful and beautiful play (about two black men trapped on a battered city corner, their fantasies about how to find an exit, and th…

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Watch the Trailer for the New Fiddler on the Roof Documentary by Ruthie Fierberg

Harold Prince, Sheldon Harnick, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more share the origin story and staying power behind the musical that became an international hit in Fiddler: Miracle of Miracles.

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Hadestown’s Post-Show Tony Awards Curtain Call Celebration by Marc J. Franklin

See how the 2019 Best Musical celebrated onstage after winning eight Tony Awards at the 73rd annual ceremony.

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Five Burning Questions with Proof of Love Star Brenda Pressley

Brenda Pressley talks starring in the one-woman-show Proof of Love, recording the play for Audible, and her memories from the first preview of Broadway's Dreamgirls.

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Shazam! Zachary Levi to attend Wizard World Pittsburgh in July by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The DC superhero and star of “Chuck” is among the celebrities announced for the event at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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See Phillipa Soo, Jelani Alladin, and More Celebrate Much Ado at Shakespeare in the Park by Marc J. Franklin

The Kenny Leon-helmed production, starring Danielle Brooks, opened at the Public Theater’s Delacorte Theater June 11.

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Next to Normal, Directed by Tony Winner David Cromer, Extends at Writers Theatre by Nathan Skethway

Check out photos from the new production, which was initially scheduled to end June 16 in Glencoe, Illinois.

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VIDEO: See The First Trailer For New Documentary FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

The film by Max Lewkowicz tells the origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof.

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Dates Set for Old Vic's Lungs Starring The Crown's Claire Foy & Matt Smith by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Old Vic theater has announced dates for its upcoming mounting of Duncan Macmillan's comedic drama Lungs. The previously announced production, directed by Matthew Warchus, will star…

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First Look at Gwendoline Christie in A Midsummer Night's Dream in London by Nathan Skethway

The Game of Thrones star plays both Titania and Hippolyta in the Bridge Theatre production of the Shakespearean classic, running through August 31.

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Francisco Mendoza Wins Dartmouth’s Neukom Award for Playwriting by Dan Meyer

The writer’s Machine Learning will receive readings at VoxFest and Northern Stage.

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Theatre Mural unveiled at TKTS ticket booth by Eleni Cashell

A theatre mural has been unveiled at the TKTS ticket booth in Leicester Square. See it in person or play the online game for a chance to win Theatre Tokens! The post Theatre Mural unveiled a…

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MOULIN ROUGE Announces 'Can Can! Table Seating' and Digital Lottery

Moulin Rouge! has announced a special seating section called "Can Can! Table Seating," that will be available starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 13 at 10:00am EDT.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats In the Heights, Creates New Musical, and More on Desus & Mero by Olivia Clement

The Hamilton creator discusses his latest project and his love of his favorite uptown neighborhood.

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Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles trailer previews the story of the musical's unlikely journey to Broadway classic by Maureen Lee Lenker

Fiddler on the Roof is an essential part of Broadway traditions at this point — as crucial to the American songbook and stage as Oklahoma or West Side Story. And yet, for a time, it see…

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Text of the Day: Armadillo by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Announces 2019 Finalists by Logan Culwell-Block

Tickets are now on sale for the 44th edition of the nation's premiere short play competition.

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Royal Ballet principal dancer Nehemiah Kish to retire after nine years by Matthew Hemley

Royal Ballet principal dancer Nehemiah Kish is to retire after nine years with the company. He will leave at the end of

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New theatre company aims to make pubs and clubs more inclusive for women and non-binary people by Giverny Masso

A new theatre company has been launched that aims to make clubs and bars more inclusive for women and non-binary people. The

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South London’s Omnibus Theatre to undergo £150k redevelopment by Matthew Hemley

South London venue the Omnibus Theatre is to begin a £150,000 redevelopment project, which will include the launch of a new cafe

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Visual Arts Review: Jack Shainman Gallery: The School — “Basquiat x Warhol” by Charles Giuliano

Perhaps this review is an autopsy for which I offer an apology. The post Visual Arts Review: Jack Shainman Gallery: The School — “Basquiat x Warhol” appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Film Review: “The Fall of the American Empire” — Corporate Cant versus Socialist Kant by Erica Abeel

For all its bite, Fall is oddly endearing, too, leavening its harsh portrait of money-madness with aw-shucks moments of solidarity and kindness. The post Film Review: “The Fall of the Amer…

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From the Editor’s Desk: We Turn Twelve — The Future of the Arts Fuse by Bill Marx

This funding means that The Arts Fuse will be cranking out the kind of arts coverage you have come to expect for a good time to come. The post From the Editor’s Desk: We Turn Twelve — Th…

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Review: Public Servant by Elyse Trevers

“I hate politicians!” Miriam emphatically announces as she struggles to negotiate government bureaucracy. All around me in Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre, audience members quietly nodde…

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Six Ways to Sell Yourself by Victoria Cairl

I am being asked a lot how to “sell yourself”. As much as I love sales, this is a hard question. But given I’m on my own now and pitching… Continue reading on Medium »

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When Ignoring “Show, Don’t Tell” Is The Best Option by Joe Patti

Hat tip to who listed an article from The Conversation about how your phone can interrupt a concert experience. Author Christine Van Winkle discusses research she and her tea…

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Washington Performing Arts and Council Member David Grosso Present Politics & Art: District Vox, June 13 by News Desk

Now in its fifth year, Politics & Art: District Vox is an annual “Made in D.C.” performing arts showcase presented by Councilmember David Grosso and Washington Performing Arts’ …

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Nikki M. James, Aya Cash, Solea Pfeiffer, Tamara Tunie, More Join Lineup for 24 Hour Musicals by Andrew Gans

Four new musicals will be presented June 17 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Rock of Ages Returns to Its Roots in Immersive Los Angeles Staging by Dan Meyer

The production will re-create the fictitious Bourbon Room this fall at the club where the musical made its world premiere.

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Gwen & Ida: The Object is of No Importance fails to connect art worlds by Kate Colwell

The title Gwen & Ida: The Object is of No Importance comes from a painter’s refrain to a film director that the subject of your art doesn’t matter, only that you make it. To this end…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Nomad Motel” at Atlantic Theater Company Stage 2 by David Roberts

There is nothing new in “Nomad Motel” and the important themes the play shrouds are ineffectively and weakly developed. The young actors give the play their very best and cannot be held …

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Free* Tickets to NY Theater: Goldstar’s Comp Train by New York Theater

For the next three days (June 12th to 14th), you can get free tickets for certain seats at various future performances of live theater, concerts, dance, and comedy, courtesy of Goldstar’s…

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Read Reviews for A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Starring Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie by Dan Meyer

The London production opened at Bridge Theatre June 11.

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Les Misérables’ Alfie Boe and Opera Star Danielle de Niese Will Join Forces for Songs From the Stage by Andrew Gans

The two artists will perform in concert at the Royal Albert Hall this fall.

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Pilobolus –The Joyce Theatre by Jeff Myhre

Pilobolus is performing two programs during its three-weeks at the Joyce Theater this summer, and each piece is unique while being ineffably consistent with the style of the company. It is d…

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Cher Cheers on The Cher Show Tony Winner Stephanie J. Block by Adam Hetrick

The pop icon was in the audience for the first performance after Block won a Tony Award.

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Becky Ann Baker Tapped for New Amazon Series The Hunt by Olivia Clement

The Emmy nominee joins Al Pacino, Clockwork Orange's Jonno Davies, and others in the show about a misfit band of Nazi hunters.

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Photo Coverage: HADESTOWN Celebrates Their 8 Tony Wins With Special Curtain Call

After the performance of Hadestown last night, June 11, the show's cast and creative team hosted a special curtain call where they raised a glass and celebrated their eight Tony wins!

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‘The scenes are allowed to breathe’: COUNTRY MUSIC – Omnibus Theatre ★★★★★ by Michael Davis

Written by Simon Stephens and directed by Scott Le Crass, Country Music examines the life of a young offender over a span of 17 years.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Vanessa Williams, Paulo Szot, Jason Gotay, More Will Take Part in Reading of New Musical Chéri by Andrew Gans

Dontee Kiehn will direct the new adaptation of the Colette novella.

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Gypsy, Starring Imelda Staunton, Is Now Streaming on PBS by Andrew Gans

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, and U.K.'s live The Sound of Music will soon be available to stream, as well.

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Summer intern Melina Young is thrilled to be back in LA and at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

by Melina Drake Young Hi. My name is Melina Drake Young and I’m the new Development Intern at the Fountain Theatre. This is supposed to be a chatty-get-to-know-me kind of piece, so let’s…

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WATCH: The Making of Fosse/Verdon’s Ever-Changing Title Card Sequences by Ruthie Fierberg

It was more complicated than you think for the FX series.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Ali Stroker on her history-making Tony win: 'It was wild!' by Ruth Kinane

Oh, what a beautiful morning! On Tuesday, Broadway actress Ali Stroker appeared on the Today show to discuss her history-making win at Sunday’s Tony Awards. Stoker took home the award for …

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Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis by Alex Marshall

René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution.

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Charley Foy: Hollywood Character by Trav S.D.

I’m not certain that each and every one of the Seven Little Foys merits his or her own post on Travalanche, but besides Bryan Foy and Eddie Foy Jr, whom we’ve already done, the second ol…

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First Look at Jack Falahee in Byhalia, Mississippi at the Kennedy Center by Nathan Skethway

The production, featuring the How to Get Away with Murder star, continues performances in Washington, D.C., through July 7.

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Read Reviews for Shakespeare in the Park’s Much Ado About Nothing, Starring Danielle Brooks and Chuck Cooper by Adam Hetrick

Tony winner Kenny Leon directs the production that opened June 11 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

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Old Vic Sets Dates for Lungs, Starring The Crown's Claire Foy and Matt Smith by Adam Hetrick

Matthew Warchus will direct the new play by Duncan Macmillan that is set to debut in October.

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Week one: What inspired Vibrant Festival playwrights Einat Weizman, Stewart Pringle & Melis Aker? by Featured Content

Week One of this year's Vibrant - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, features new plays set in Israel, Turkey and your local pub, care of Einat Weizman (and Palestinian political prisoner…

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Dates confirmed for Lungs at the Old Vic starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith by Georgia Snow

Dates have been confirmed for a revival of Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs, starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith. Foy and Smith, who appeared

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Festival Preview: She Kills Monsters by Christa Skiles

Missouri troupe explores fantasy role playing in action-packed show The post Festival Preview: <em>She Kills Monsters</em> appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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The Latest: ‘Hadestown’ wins Tony Award for best new musical by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local):

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Scouting the San Diego connections in an off year for locally bred shows at the Tony Awards by James Hebert

Nominees for tonight's Broadway theater honors include directors Des McAnuff and Casey Nicholaw

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'Hadestown' Wins 8 Tony Awards Including Best Musical by Jeff Lunden

James Corden hosted the Tony Awards Sunday night in New York. Hadestown won 8 Tony Awards — including best musical. It's written, produced and directed by women.

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Into The Spotlight: Recognizing Broadway Musicians This Tony Awards Season by Jeff Lunden

Musicals get Tony Awards. Scores get Tony Awards. Orchestrators get Tony Awards. But this year, a number of Broadway musicians are stepping out of the pit and onto the stage.

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The 2019 Tony Awards: “Hadestown” Triumphs, Elaine May Sparkles, and Billy Porter Wins the Red Carpet by Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman reviews the telecast of the Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, in which Rachel Chavkin, Elaine May, and others gave winning speeches.

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Tony Curtis movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Sweet Smell of Success,’ ‘Some Like It Hot,’ ‘Spartacus’ by Chris Beachum

Tony Curtis would’ve celebrated his 94th birthday on June 3, 2019. The Oscar-nominated performer starred in dozens of movies throughout his career, becoming famous as the charismatic leadi…

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André De Shields drew inspiration from Baltimore on his journey from City College graduate to Tony winner by Oyin Adedoyin

When Baltimore native and Baltimore City College graduate, André De Shields won a Tony award on Sunday night he shouted out his hometown from the stage. “Baltimore, Maryland are you in th…

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Tony Awards 2019: Best and worst red carpet looks

Broadway's best take their talents from the stage to the red carpet as they arrive at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 9, 2019. 

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Andre De Shields wins first Tony Award at 73, shouts out Baltimore hometown in acceptance speech by Phil Davis

Sunday night, Baltimore native André De Shields won a Tony Award for best featured actor in a musical, his first in his 50-year career. De Shields, a Baltimore City College graduate, won fo…

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See the top show moments from the 2019 Tony Awards

See all the top show moments from the 73rd Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 9, 2019.

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Tony Awards 2019: 'Hadestown,' 'Ferryman' lead, Ali Stroker makes history as first actor in a wheelchair to win by Chris Jones

The 2019 Tony Awards turned out heavenly for "Hadestown," the stylized, bluesy, steampunk-influenced Anais Mitchell musical based on the "Orpheus and Eurydice" myth and set partly in the und…

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Five things to know about first-time Tony Award winner André De Shields of Baltimore by Makeda Easter

André De Shields capped a 50-year acting career by scoring his first Tony Award on Sunday night, winning best featured actor in a musical for his role as Hermes in “Hadestown.” It’s b…

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Will two Atlanta productions take home Tony Awards this year? by Jim Farmer

With the 2019 Tony Awards set for June 9, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre... The post Will two Atlanta productions take home Tony Awards this year? appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tony Awards: What You Didn’t See on TV by Stuart Oldham

The Tony Awards celebrated the best of Broadway during a ceremony that was packed with music, dance and celebrations of the theater world’s diversity with calls for more diversity, too. Bu…

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Composer Antony Genn Talks About the Show’s Innovative Music in Hilarious MIDEM Chat by Jem Aswad

Even in the current golden age of innovative television, the popular British crime drama “Peaky Blinders” has set a daring standard for its use of music, with original songs by Nick Cave…

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Bryan Cranston Calls Out Trump at Tony Awards: ‘Media Is Not the Enemy’ by Rebecca Rubin

Bryan Cranston took a moment to get political during Sunday night’s Tony Awards, blasting the president’s stance on the state of journalism. “The media is not the enemy of the people. …

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Tony Winner Rachel Chavkin Says Broadway Needs More Women Directors by Rebecca Rubin

“Hadestown” director Rachel Chavkin, who won her first Tony Award on Sunday night, used her acceptance speech to make a call for greater diversity and representation on Broadway. “Ther…

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TV Review: The 2019 Tony Awards by Danvariety

The last time James Corden hosted the Tony Awards, the CBS late-night host was understandably subsumed by events onstage and off; not merely were his last bits on the Tonys stage, in 2016, o…

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Level Forward Makes Splashy Tony Awards Debut With ‘Oklahoma,’ ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by Cynthia Littleton

Level Forward, the production entity launched last year by Abigail Disney and Adrienne Becker, is a winner in this year’s Tony Awards derby even before the trophies are handed out on Sunda…

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Listen: Why Tony Rehearsals Make James Corden Cry by Gordon Cox

James Corden has spent the last week prepping to host the Tony Awards — and rehearsals keep threatening to make him cry. Listen to this week’s podcast below: “We had maybe 100 people a…

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Tony Awards: Full List of Winners (Updating Live) by Pat Saperstein

The 73rd Tony awards are under way in Manhattan. Winners in each category are bolded. Best Musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The Prom …

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Tony Awards 2019: Celia Keenan-Bolger, Bertie Carvel Win Featured Actor Awards by Brent Lang

Celia Keenan-Bolger won best featured actress in a play for her performance as Scout in the blockbuster hit “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Bertie Carvel earned a best featured actor in a pl…

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2019 Tony Awards: See all the best images from the show by Usa Today, David Baratz, Usa Today

Broadway came to TV Sunday, when the Tony Awards were broadcast from Radio City Music Hall. Theater's biggest night was filled with showy moments.       

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Tony Awards 2019: 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins, wheelchair-using actress makes history by Usa Today, Patrick Ryan, Usa Today

"Hadestown," a folk-operatic spin on a Greek myth, led the Tony Awards with eight wins, and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists.       

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Bryan Cranston takes jab at Trump during Tonys: 'Demagoguery is the enemy of the people' by Usa Today, Patrick Ryan, Usa Today

"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston insisted "the media is not the enemy" during his vehement, political acceptance speech at Sunday's Tony Awards.       

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'Ain't Too Proud' cast recount pain behind The Temptations' music, talk Tony nods by Ap, Ap, Ap

'Ain't Too Proud' cast recount pain behind The Temptations' music, talk Tony nods       

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Tony Awards host James Corden won't get too political, hopes audience will find ‘joy’ by The Associated Press

TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political.       

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Tony Awards 2019: Broadway stars shine on the red carpet by Usa Today, David Baratz, Usa Today

Stars turned out for Broadway's biggest night Sunday, as Radio City Music Hall hosted the 2019 Tony Awards. See who was on the red carpet.       

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Tony nominee Ali Stroker keeps on breaking Broadway barriers by Ap, Ap, Ap

Ali Stroker booked her first musical theater gig at the tender age of seven, when she was cast as the title role in “Annie” in a friend’s backyard production in a New Jersey beach town…

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'Ain't Too Proud' cast recount pain behind The Temptations' music, talk Tony nods by Ap, Ap

'Ain't Too Proud' cast recount pain behind The Temptations' music, talk Tony nods        

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Tony Awards: 'Hadestown' sweeps, actor takes jab at Trump by Usa Today, Usa Today

"Hadestown" took home eight Tony awards, including best musical. Here's a look at the top moments from the 2019 Tony Awards.       

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Stroker, Cranston, 'Hadestown' win big at Tony Awards by Ap, Ap, Ap

Ali Stroker makes history as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award, while Bryan Cranston wins best leading man for "Network," and "Hadestown" nabbed eight awards.(June 10)  …

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Pride celebrated on Tony Awards carpet by Ap, Ap, Ap

Stars including Zachary Quinto, James Corden, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Bryan Cranston celebrate the LGBTQ community at the Tony Awards. (June 10)       

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Ali Stroker calls Tony nomination 'a dream come true' by Ap, Ap, Ap

Speaking before she won the Tony Award for best actress, "Oklahoma!" star Ali Stroker called her nomination "a dream come true." (June 10)       

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Billy Porter wears upcycled 'Kinky Boots' curtain to Tony Awards by Ap, Ap, Ap

Actor Billy Porter dons a design by Celestino couture to the Tony Awards, where he criticized what he sees as "an administration that is actively trying to pull us back into the past." (June…

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ShowBiz Minute: Tony Awards, Pratt, US Box Office by Ap, Ap

"Hadestown" wins big at the Tony Awards; Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger announce marriage; "Secret Life of Pets 2" bests "Dark Phoenix' at U.S. box office. (June 10)       

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James Corden hopes audience finds ‘joy’ at the Tony Awards by Ap, Ap

TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host this weekend, not planning anything 'particularly political' and not worried about any online snark. (June 6)  …

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Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland troubles by Ap, Ap, Ap

Based on partner Laura Donnelly's family tragedy, Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland troubles in “The Ferryman.” The play has received nine Tony nominations. (June 7)       

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Stroker, Linney, Ratajkowski take over the Tony Awards by Ap, Ap, Ap

Ali Stroker, Laura Linney, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Ratajkowski, Tina Fey, Zachary Quinto commanded the red carpet at the Tony Awards. (June 10)       

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Tony Awards 2019: The shows and actors we think should win this year by Asbury Park Press, Ilana Keller and Bill Canacci, Asbury Park Press

The 2019 Tony Awards are Sunday, June 9, from 8 to 11 p.m. on CBS. Here are the actors and shows we think should win.       

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'Hadestown,' Cranston win big at Tonys, 'Ferryman' best play

"Hadestown," a folk opera about a young couple's dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway's Tony awards on Sunday winning eight honors, including the top prize best musical.

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Factbox: Key winners at the 2019 Tony awards

The Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater were handed out in New York on Sunday, hosted by James Corden.

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'Hadestown,' veteran Elaine May score early wins at Tony awards

Elaine May and dark musical "Hadestown" were among early winners on Sunday as Broadway presented its annual Tony Awards, capping a season in which shows about race, sexual politics and a tri…

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Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low

The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."

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Factbox: Key nominees for the 2019 Tony awards

The Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater take place in New York on Sunday, hosted by James Corden.

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Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards

Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater.

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Essential Arts: Time to place bets on the Tony Awards. Hint — we’re into ‘Hadestown’ by Carolina A. Miranda

It’s the end of another week, and the end of my supply of Japanese gummy candies. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential culture news…

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Reactions to Ali Stroker's historic Tony Awards win will make your heart soar by Jessica Gelt

When Ali Stroker rolled onstage in her wheelchair to accept the Tony Award for featured actress in a musical, audiences at home went bananas. As Ado Annie in director Daniel Fish’s revival…

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Tony Awards’ top races: A theater critic’s opinionated guide by Charles McNulty

Of the many cliffhangers the Tony Awards will resolve on Sunday, the story line that has me on the edge of my seat is whether “Hadestown” will be crowned best musical. Anaïs Mitchell is…

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André De Shields just won his first Tony at 73. Here are 5 facts on his epic career by Makeda Easter

André De Shields capped a 50-year acting career by scoring his first Tony Award on Sunday, winning best featured actor in a musical for his role as Hermes in “Hadestown.” It’s been a …

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Ali Stroker wins a Tony Award and makes history with her wheelchair trip to the podium by Ashley Lee

The Tony Awards cain't say no to Ali Stroker, who made history Sunday by becoming the first actor in a wheelchair to win the biggest honor in theater. The actress took home the Tony for feat…

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Why 'The Prom’ wanted that same-sex kiss to be on the Tonys telecast by Ashley Lee

When the cast of “The Prom” performed at the Tony Awards, it drove home the show’s themes of acceptance and inclusion with a same-sex kiss. The musical, which entered the night with se…

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Tony winner Rachel Chavkin of ‘Hadestown’ on being a woman alone by Jessica Gelt

Rachel Chavkin was glad to win the Tony Award for best director of a musical for “Hadestown” at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, but made it clear that she was profoundly unhappy about t…

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Tony winners: 'Hadestown' leads with seven awards so far, including best director by Ashley Lee

The Tony Awards are underway, and “Hadestown” has proved to be the show to beat. The musical entered the night with a leading 14 nominations and has won seven statues so far, taking home…

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‘Oklahoma!’ actress Ali Stroker may be the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony by Barbara Isenberg

From her first song in Daniel Fish’s daring revival of “Oklahoma!” actress Ali Stroker presents an Ado Annie like audiences have never encountered before. Partly it’s her amazing voi…

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What time are the Tony Awards? It’s (ridiculously) complicated by Craig Nakano

The 2019 Tony Awards can be seen live at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS — unless you live in the fourth dimension known as the West Coast. For theater fans here, CBS will continue its tradition of …

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Tony Awards: A critic celebrates Broadway’s unabashed idealism by Charles McNulty

At a time in America when lies are rampant in public life and alternative truth has been adopted as a winning political strategy, the 2018-19 Broadway season will be remembered for those gri…

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Why ‘Hadestown’ deserves the Tony Award for best musical of the year by Charles McNulty

It turned out not to be a horrendous year for new Broadway musicals, if you disqualify “King Kong,” lower your IQ for “The Cher Show” and bring earplugs to “Be More Chill.” “Th…

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UK Actors Equity Gets 9% Pay Raises, Possible Job-Sharing For West End Workers by Artsjournal1

“Performers and stage managers working in the largest West End theatres will earn more than £700 a week as a minimum for the first time, as part of a new agreement that also includes meas…

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London’s Tate Gallery Will Lend Lots Of Art To New Museum In Shanghai by Artsjournal1

“Under the new deal, three exhibitions of works drawn from Tate will be held at the Pudong Museum of Art. Tate will also assist with visitor services, operations, art handling, exhibition …

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Director Of MASS MoCA To Face Vehicular Homicide Charge by Artsjournal1

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art Director Joe Thompson will be arraigned on June 19 for a July 2018 incident in which Thompson’s car collided with a motorcycle whose driver was kil…

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Bernard Haitink Announces His Retirement by Artsjournal1

The 90-year-old conductor gives his farewell to his birthplace, Amsterdam, this weekend; following one August concert with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in Lucerne, he will close out his 6…

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Peter Max’s Wife, Embroiled In Battle Over His Care, Art, And Money, Dead In Apparent Suicide by Artsjournal1

“The death of [Mary] Max, 52, in the home she shared with Mr. Max, 81, comes in the midst of continued infighting in recent years regarding her husband’s legacy. In May, The New York Tim…

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CabaretFest Review: Richard White at Pilgrim House by Dr. Larry Myers

At the Pilgrim House Richard F. White brought poignancy (in Jack Jones-esque tones) to “Unchained Melody,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “Where is Love” & “Here’s To Life.” This …

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A captivating ‘West Side Story’ at 5th Avenue Theatre reminds us this musical is in a class by itself by Misha Berson

Bill Berry’s current 5th Avenue staging of “West Side Story,” based on his hit 2007 version for the company, brings to life with flair and propulsion the saga of young ardor, bigotry a…

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The Old Vic set to be ‘the first theatre company to visit China’ – 40 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

 June 14, 1979: London’s Old Vic Theatre announced plans for an overseas tour of Hamlet to 12 cities, including landmark performances in

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Diary: Inventing an agent was no challenge for Anneka Rice by Tabard

Actors without an agent will go to all kinds of lengths to secure their standing in the industry, often taking the initiative

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Don’t charge shows for reviews – critics should be paid for by the publisher (your views, June 13) by The Stage

Reviewers are supposed to be employees of the publisher. Mumble is using the writers’ work to get traffic, which is monetisable. It’s

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Language and Identity in the Welsh-Turkish Play Y Brain/Kargalar by Emily Garside

By Emily Garside. Emily Garside discusses Y Brain/Kargalar, in which the playwright, Turkish refugee Meltem Arikan, who settled in Wales, explores her conflicting identities. 

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Post-show Q&A: Join Terri on 20 Aug for the West End transfer of Queen of the Mist

Would you go over Niagara Falls in a barrel? Some 5,000 bodies were found at the foot of the falls between 1850 and 2011. The first recorded person to go over and survive was Annie Edson Tay…

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‘It certainly has the heart to inspire’: ANNIE – Touring ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Although the sun might not be coming out in Surrey tomorrow, there’s no doubt that this production of Annie will bring light and joy to many children.

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New perspective on Alcott novel by Simon Saltzman

Alcott novel gets feminist touch

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Is This Ring an Honor, or a Curse? by Thomas Rogers

The Iffland Ring is awarded to the “most worthy” actors who perform in German. But it comes with a supposed jinx, accusations of sexism and an association with the Nazis.

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San Francisco Ballet review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘youthful vigour and physical dexterity’ by Neil Norman

The San Francisco Ballet concludes its London season with another scintillating trio of UK premieres. The company’s youthful vigour, physical dexterity and

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Afterglow review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘predictable plotting and paper-thin-characters’ by Paul Vale

The pleasure and perils of polyamory are expounded in S Asher Gelman’s Afterglow, arriving to London following a hugely successful run Off-Broadway

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A Midsummer Night's Dream review: Nicholas Hytner's take on the Bard comedy is another mould-breaker by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

This production, which reunites the team responsible for last year's smash hit 'Julius Caesar', stars Gwendoline Christie from 'Game of Thrones' as Titania

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‘Action-packed, irreverent & hilariously weird’: KILL CLIMATE DENIERS – Pleasance Theatre by Liz Dyer

Action-packed, irreverent and hilariously weird, Kill Climate Deniers nonetheless still succeeds in making a serious and important point, and provides more than enough food for thought to gi…

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Award-Winning Writer Michael R. Jackson Gets Deeply Personal With His Musical A Strange Loop by Olivia Clement

The Jonathan Larson Grant recipient and Dramatist Guild fellow debuts the musical he thought “would never be produced” at Off-Broadway’s Playwrights Horizons.

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59E59's Summer Shorts Taps Plays by Nick Payne, Courtney Barron, Sharr White, and More by Olivia Clement

The annual Off-Broadway festival of one-acts will kick off in July.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Samoa Bans Elton John Biopic For Gay Content; Activists Say To Samoa, “Oh Puh-Leeze, Miss Thing’ by Artsjournal1

“The banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musician Elton John, in Samoa has prompted criticism by human rights activists of ‘selective morality’ in a country where…

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Mr. Broadway June 2019: The Prom's Brooks Ashmankas by JK

Mr. Broadway June 2019 is that increasingly rare creature - a constantly working stage actor. He's constantly in regional theaters, and has done a few TV shows and a movie. And he's been a s…

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Twelve Cabins Twelve Vacancies review – intimate take on Hitchcock’s Psycho by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Chapter, CardiffChris Carnell fuses his own story with that of the classic thriller to create a lyrical study of grief and family On a hot August day in 1968, while watching a televised broa…

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Pittsburgh artists to join a global dance for clean water by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh dancers and others in over 170 cities will hold performances on Saturday in the name of clean, safe drinking water. 

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Indian comic moved from the heartland to La La Land by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Procter & Gamble marketer left Cincinnati and corporate America and moved to L.A. where he started life anew as a stand-up comedian.

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“Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra” at National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing by Blouin Artinfo

The National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing will present “Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra” on June 15, 2019. The orchestra will be conducting a two-part concert with first pres…

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The Exonerated review at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester – ‘bold yet distancing’ by Natalie Douglas

Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s 2002 play The Exonerated recounts the experiences of six death row prisoners found to have been wrongfully

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Theatre defends hosting Ann Widdecombe show amid ‘free speech’ row by Matthew Hemley

A theatre in Lancashire has defended its decision to allow a one-woman Ann Widdecombe show to go ahead, despite protests prompted by

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Giuseppe Verdi’s “Don Carlo” at Bolshoi Theater, Moscow by Blouin Artinfo

Giuseppe Verdi’s “Don Carlo” is on stage at Bolshoi Theater, Moscow through June 16, 2019. With libretto by Francois-Joseph Mery and Camille du Locle, the opera is conducted by Robert …

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Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it ever too late to train as an actor?’ by @westendproducer

Is it ever too late to train as an actor ? — ScotswomaninCatalonia (@JINTY1B) June 4, 2019 It’s never too late to

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Careers Clinic: How do I restart my acting career? by John Byrne

I worked regularly as an actor throughout the 1970s and 1980s and, although never a star name, enjoyed every minute. I left

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‘A production of highs & lows’: PICTURES OF DORIAN GRAY – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★ by Carole Woddis

It was a bold idea on Tom Littler’s part to think of adapting Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray into a multi gender-swapping stage production.

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A ‘freaking fag revolutionary’ remembers the early years of gay liberation in Chicago by Albert Williams

And a new exhibit at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives provides the visual aids. When the annual Pride Parade steps off from the intersection of Broadway and Mon…

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Jeanette Andrews has mastered the art of 'Bottling the Impossible' by Paul Dailing

To fully appreciate the magician’s sensory illusions, you need to be in the room with her. The envelope arrived about a week after the online request was made.…

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Essential movies for Pride Month by Cody Corrall

True representation means queers behaving badly. We are living in a golden age of queer cinema. Now more than ever, films about, starring, and made by queer peop…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Driving Miss Daisy review at York Theatre Royal – ‘a plodding revival’ by Catherine Love

On the surface, Driving Miss Daisy looks like a timely choice of revival. The play explores the relationship between an African American

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Extinction Rebellion stages mass protest at BP-sponsored Royal Opera House screening by Georgia Snow

Climate change protestors have staged a mass demonstration at a Royal Opera House open-air screening in Trafalgar Square, calling on it to

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Hackers Stole And Demanded Ransom From Radiohead. So The Band Is Releasing The Music Tracks With Proceeds To Charity by Artsjournal

The group announced on its social media platforms today that the archive—consisting mostly of unfinished music and clips from the mid-90s—had been stolen last week. The hacker, or hacker…

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Propwatch: the seeds in ‘King Hedley II’ by Artsjournal1

Some props haul their own metaphors on stage with them. – David Jays

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Let’s Twist Again: partying with the Don and the Donald by Artsjournal1

The first two new productions in Garsington Opera’s 30th anniversary season both feature wild parties with lots of on-stage dancing. – Paul Levy

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David Lang holds no prisoners in his new, gloves-off opera by Artsjournal1

David Lang’s music is too pleasurable to be called experimental – it’s the message, not the music, that may make some listeners uncomfortable. – David Patrick Stearns

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While the Sun Shines review at Orange Tree Theatre, London – ‘brilliantly funny’ by Rosemary Waugh

Following his very successful production of Terence Rattigan’s French without Tears in 2015, Paul Miller brings another of the playwright’s comedies to

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NEWS: James Martin Charlton premieres new play Reformation at White Bear Theatre by Featured Content

Reformation runs at The White Bear Theatre, 138 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4DJ from 25 June to 14 July 2019 with performances Mondays to Saturday at 7.30pm, matinees Sundays at 4pm. …

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On the Couch with Imogen Kelly by Arts Review

Who is Imogen Kelly? Imogen Kelly is notoriously known as Australia’s Queen of Burlesque, and is also the only Australian to be crowned a World Queen of Burlesque by The Burlesque Hall of …

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Wake Up With BWW 6/12: GARY Announces Closing, FROZEN 2 Trailer, and More!

Today's top stories: Gary closing, Frozen 2 trailer, and more!

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Theater review: Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’ opens at Pear Theatre by Joanne Engelhardt

Who doesn’t love a heady dose of Noel Coward — especially one of his frothy, sophisticated comedies about the foibles of love in all its guises? There is much to like, as well as much th…

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‘Classy but slow production’: AFTERGLOW – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Johnny Fox

Afterglow at Southwark Playhouse is a classy production but still slow, and because every scene change is like cleaning up after a particularly acrobatic shag, there are more pauses and long…

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The band is back together for a special Sherlock Holmes mystery by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

David Whalen returns to his hometown and a favorite role, in ‘The Speckled Band’ play by Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Bridge-builder’s royalty-themed plays at Stratford Festival connects us to history by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Busy Kate Hennig’s plays, with their contemporary language, make us see historical figures in a more sympathetic light. That’s just one thing she working on, however.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Taxithi – An Australian Odyssey by Arts Review

Taxithi – An Australian Odyssey is a poignant and important work about the untold stories of women who migrated from Greece to Australia in the 50’s and 60’s. The immensely talented He…

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bridge Theatre review – gender-juggling romp by Rachel Halliburton

Nicholas Hytner's vivacious 21st-century take shines like a disco glitterball Nicholas Hytner’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre is a feat of exuberant brilliance, a gende…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri in Oxford for Creation Theatre’s immersive The Tempest by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 26 July 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is heading to Oxford to take to the streets with Creation Theatre for an immersive Sha…

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Review: Education, Education, Education, Trafalgar Studios by Suzannah Ball

Review: Education, Education, Education, Trafalgar Studios3.0starsRemember what it felt like to be in high school? Everyone was against you, failing an exam meant the end of your life and at…

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‘Brings a fresh, more contemporary feel’: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Bridge Theatre by Maryam Philpott

It is the slight rearrangement of the text and its implication for the female characters that is Nicholas Hytner’s most notable achievement here in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridg…

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Editor’s View: Awards can herald change, but hard-won progress must prevail by Alistair Smith

Awards ceremonies can serve to signal, support and cement existing trends. This year’s Tony Awards were no different. New writing is in

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

A Midnight Visit set to haunt Melbourne this July by Arts Review

Following sensational responses in Sydney and Perth, A Midnight Visit unveils its fresh Melbourne incarnation this July in a deceptively ordinary North Melbourne abandoned warehouse, transfo…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Facetime Interview with Sugar Monk owners Ektoras Binikos and Simon Jutras by Adam Rothenberg

"Call Me Adam" gets a sneak peak of Harlem's newest hot spot, Sugar Monk, as I speak with Ektoras Binikos and Simon Jutras, the owners of Sugar Monk. With great drinks and a welcoming atmosp…

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Voices from the Fringe: Writer/Performer Ross John Gosla by Kurt Gardner

The 2017 Fringe award-winner returns with a topical new show.

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Cast announced for Bring It On The Musical by Arts Review

Following a sellout Australian premiere in 2018, he spectacular stage show inspired by the cult classic movie of the same name, Bring It On The Musical returns to Melbourne next month before…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Sydney Coliseum Theatre Announces Opening Week Program by Arts Review

A magnificent new addition to Greater Western Sydney’s cultural landscape and to Australia’s live performance industry, the Sydney Coliseum Theatre – a $100 million theatre development…

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David Benedict: Going back in time is a complicated business by David Benedict

When someone buys me a theatrical time machine, the first place I shall travel to will be the opening of Harold Pinter’s

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Ken Jeong: insecure men find my nude scenes reassuring by Ryan Gilbey

After the smart-aleck sitcom Community and the outrageous Hangover movies, the rude and raging comedian is returning to standup Rage, mania and disinhibition are the common factors in Ken Je…

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Animated series “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” to debut on Netflix in 2020 by Blouin Artinfo

Animated series “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” — which is executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Colin Trevorrow, Scott Kreamer and Lane Lueras — will debut globa…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  1. ‘Towards Zero’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis. “In an ensemble comprised of fine performers…” – Kelsey Casselbury. READ review. Synopsis: When a house party gathers a…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Brickman Cities returns to Melbourne by Arts Review

Discover the history of the world’s greatest cities and help create your own cities of the future when Brickman Cities powered by LEGO City takes over Scienceworks Melbourne from Saturday …

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‘A Quick 5’ with David Jones of Montgomery Playhouse Celebrating its 90th Anniversary by Susan Brall

This year marks the 90th Anniversary of Montgomery Playhouse a regional theatre group located now in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  The City of Gaithersburg (the Mayor, Jud Ashman, and City Counc…

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Theatre News: Baltimore’s Own, André De Shields, Wins Tony Award for ‘Hadestown’ by Susan Brall

Baltimore’s theatre lights were shining a little brighter Sunday when native son André De Shields won a Tony Award for the role of Hermes in the acclaimed production, “Hadestown.” Her…

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VIDEO: Stephanie J. Block Gets A 'Star' Post-Tonys Reception At THE CHER SHOW

Tony Award-winner Stephanie J. Block made her triumphant return to The Cher Show tonight after her big win for Best Leading Actress In A Musical!

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Theatre Review: ‘Forest Treas’ at Pointless Theatre by Mary Ann Johnson

‘Forest Treas’ (actually pronounced Forest Triage), the world premiere now playing at Pointless Theatre, is an interesting exploration of an almost-Stepford-type of a community shaken ou…

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Theatre Review: ‘A Fox on the Fairway’ at Little Theatre of Alexandria by Brian Bochicchio

Sometimes you just need a silly song, a silly dance, a little seltzer down your pants. With a nod to chuckles the clown, we Washingtonians do need a respite from the amped-up rhetoric and po…

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'Much Ado About Nothing' review: Danielle Brooks is something

Shakespeare in the Park's "Much Ado About Nothing" stars a riveting Danielle Brooks in this update taking place in modern-day Georgia during wartime.

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Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars — the American dream and hard-bitten reality

Themes of travel and reinvention recur on the singer’s 19th album

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Madonna turns ‘secret agent’ with a Latin accent on Madame X

Reggaetón meets classical piano and electropop on an eclectic, expansive 14th album

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8 Dance Performances to See This June - Catch renowned companies, cutting-edge choreographers and even a few free alfresco events

Catch renowned companies, cutting-edge choreographers and even a few free alfresco events---Summer may not typically be thought of as a hotbed of dance. But this June is full of movement, wi…

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IMPRESSIONS: Limón Dance Company 2019 Season at The Joyce by The Dance Enthusiast

In Limón Dance Company 2019 Season at The Joyce, choreography by José Limón, Colin Connor, Francesca Harper with special guest, Nona Hendryx : "José Limón's 1947 masterwork, The Moor'…

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The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: Z is for André M. Zachery and Pavel Zuštiak by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: Z is for André M. Zachery and Pavel Zuštiak, "Seeing Pina Bausch's company perform Café Muller and Rite of Spring in Kosice, my hometown in then…

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Liz Callaway Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below With Sets in the City June 12 by Adam Hetrick

Sets in the City includes songs by Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Billy Joel, Jason Robert Brown, Irving Berlin, and more.

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Cape Playhouse Summer Season Launches June 12 With The Importance of Being Earnest, Starring Edward Hibbert by Andrew Gans

The season also features Andrew Keenan-Bolger in Little Shop of Horrors and Alison Fraser in Deathtrap.

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