Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

‘The Band’s Visit’ settles in at the Kennedy Center by Nelson Pressley

The national tour of the laid-back Tony winner is on pitch.

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The Bourneville Legacy by Joel Benjamin

The second part of the program was a bonanza of Bournonville excerpts, danced to not particularly memorable scores, that worked well even without colorful scenery.  The beautiful, colorful …

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Sherie Rene Scott & Norbert Leo Butz: Twohander by Sandi Durell

  By Brian Scott Lipton   If you’ve done your fair share of cabaret-going, you’ve likely sat through at least one act that could have doubled as a therapy session, as a performer clear…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

FEEL THE LOVE by Joe Dziemianowicz

You ve seen this story before, but the new film version looks and sounds tremendous.

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Speaking with Hazen Cuyler Artistic Director Greenhouse Ensemble by Sandi Durell

  Theater Pizzazz’ Marcina Zaccaria spoke with Hazen Cuyler about Greenhouse Ensemble’s upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet to gather more information about the Artistic Director/Fo…

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People You Should Know . . . Jenny Reed by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Sammy Tunis) Jenny Reed is a Brooklyn-based theater and film director. She is the co-artistic director of The Pack. Recent projects include: The Lucky Ladies (Dixon Place, Domin…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, July 12, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Slave Play” Confirms B’way Plans & Ticket Deal, Is “Reefer Madness” Getting a Revival, Exciting Plans for Theatre Row! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday throu…

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This week's Broadway In Bryan Park performances included Be More Chill, King Kong, Stomp, and Bat Out of Hell!

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Oizys in the Waiting Room’ by Jane Franklin

There is reason for concern or apprehension as you scroll the morning headlines or track developing news moment by moment. Closer to home, the cause for unease might be a decision as simple …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

'Pose' Choreographer Creates A Safe Space — On The Runway by Ari Shapiro

Twiggy Pucci Garçon got her start competing at drag balls — now, she's the runway routine choreographer for the FX show Pose, which celebrates ball culture in New York City in the '80s an…

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Damon Daunno stops by HQ to chat about starring as Curly in Oklahoma! and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Neil Simon Theatre Marquee Lights to Be Dimmed in Memory of Annie Creator Martin Charnin by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced the dimming of the Neil Simon Theatre's marquee lights on July 12 at 7:45pm in memory of Martin Charnin, who passed away on July 6 at age 84. The Neil Simon…

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Scraps by Steven Morris

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Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ gets a wild, animated makeover by Barbara Hoffman

Having been “bored s - - tless” the first time he saw “The Magic Flute,” Barrie Kosky hoped never to suffer through it again. Granted, he was only 11 at the time but, thanks to…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Veteran Denise Nickerson Passes Away at 62

According to Variety, veteran of stage and screen Denise Nickerson, best known for starring as Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, passed away yester…

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Review Roundup: JOSEPH Opens in the West End, Starring Sheridan Smith and Jason Donovan

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat plays a strictly limited 11-week season at the London Palladium, directed by Laurence Connor (School of Rock, Miss Saigon). Let's see what the cr…

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Back At The Bourbon Room by Mo Brady

by Anna Wehr Katie Webber in Rock of Ages Not many Broadway pe…

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Outstanding Students Selected For Prestigious Musical Theater Conservatory At Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2019. 

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

World Trade Center Arts Project Finds New President by Nancy Coleman

Leslie Koch, who led Governors Island, will go to the Perelman Center, the final piece of the plan to revive the Lower Manhattan site.

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Body Shaming & #GoldOpen for The Farewell and Song Lang by Fairyprincessdiaries

  TFP has noticed in the last week or so, an inordinate amount of BODY SHAMING recently, nationally, in the Broadway community, er…Off Broadway, and internationally. Movie stars, athletes…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review at London Palladium – ‘a massive blast of joy’ by Tim Bano

So, this is where it all began. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the dream team, wrote their Dream musical more than

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Elizabeth Ashley: Hard-living Rip Torn was like ‘broken crystal’ by Michael Riedel

The first person I called after hearing Rip Torn died on Tuesday was Elizabeth Ashley, who knew him well. “I’m seeing so many R.I.P.’s for Rip,” the actress told me. “Are you f- …

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Twelfth Night by Lara Altunian

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Celia Keenan-Bolger, Caissie Levy & More Join Line-Up for VOICE FOR CHOICE Benefit Concert

The Hysterical Womxn's Society will bring together a star-studded line-up for "Voice for Choice," a benefit concert in partnership with the ACLU of New York to support reproductive rights. T…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Ruffian on the Stair by Steven Morris

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Jobs with the Signature Theatre, Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Public Theater, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 7/11

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 7/11/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Marquee Lights At Theatrical Home Of ‘Annie’ To Be Dimmed For Co-Creator Martin Charnin by Greg Evans

The lights at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre will be dimmed tomorrow night in memory of Annie lyricist and director Martin Charnin, whose smash musical premiered at the theater in 1977. The…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

See the Off-Broadway Premiere of I Spy a Spy by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical comedy, directed Bill Castellino, is set to open July 18 at The Theatre at St. Clement’s.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! PROMENADE

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season.

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Holland Taylor Joins Cast of BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC

Kristen Schaal and Holland Taylor have joined the cast of Bill & Ted Face The Music. Schaal will play Kelly, a messenger from the future. Taylor is set to take on the role of The…

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Odds & Ends: Celia Keenan-Bolger, Denée Benton Set for Voice for Choice Benefit Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Celia Keenan-Bolger, Denée Benton Set for Voice for Choice Benefit Concert A star-studded lineup of performers have signed on t…

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Get a First Look at Chilina Kennedy & More in the National Tour of The Band's Visit by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway favorite Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay are leading the national touring production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit, which officially opens July 11 at the …

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Alice Ripley Will Reprise Site-Specific Solo Drama The Pink Unicorn by Adam Hetrick

The production will return for a two-week encore engagement at The Cell in August.

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Neil Simon Theatre Will Dim Lights for Martin Charnin

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Writer, Composer, Lyricist, Director, and Performer Martin Charnin, who passed away on July 6, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate his life and work, th…

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Win a Pair of Tickets to See Be More Chill on Broadway by Dan Meyer

Playbill ClubSEATS is giving away two tickets to see the musical before it closes August 11.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Feature at San Diego Comic Con

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be featured at this year's Comic-Con International: San Diego from July 18 to 21, 2019 with a booth and panel.

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Capital Fringe review: Would You Rather… by Kate Gorman

If Would You Rather… issued a warning label for real life situations it would read: Beware of elaborate questionnaires and their accompanying release forms. The play takes you into a swirl…

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Opinion: The great reckoning on Broadway by Jeremy Gerard

The official report from the Broadway League at the end of the 2018-2019 season couldn’t have been more upbeat.  “For the 2018-2019 season, total attendance reached 14,768,254 and Broad…

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Capital Fringe review: American Tranquility by Jeffrey Walker

Four for the price of one – what a deal! That’s four characters making a strong impression in the one-person show American Tranquility, which deserves to play to sold-out audiences every…

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VIDEO: Matthew Morrison, Angelica Ross Go Back to The 80s in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: 1984

Ryan Murphy took to Instagram to share the official American Horror Story: 1984 cast announcement, which features stars Matthew Morrison, Emma Roberts, and Pose star Angelica Ross.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Illuminati Lizards From Outer Space – NYMF by Sandi Durell

  by Adam Cohen   Alien lizards secretly rule Earth.  And their goal is to impregnate as many humans as possible in order to secure their rule.  However sound their plan, things aren’t…

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Lego lovers will show their skills at BrickUniverse convention by Danielle Drake-Flam | St. Louis Post Dispatch

Did you know that the name Lego comes from the Danish phrase “leg godt,” meaning “play well”? While Legos may be designed for kids, people of all ages have been playing well for year…

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Muny's updated 'Cinderella' is a fun, flashy fairy tale by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny stages a lesser-known Rodgers & Hammerstein musical.

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Moonstruck: Here's how to celebrate the 50th anniversary of mankind's giant leap by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Joe Edwards, owner of St. Louis' space and moon-themed Moonrise Hotel, plans to host a party to celebrate the moon landing.

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Notable St. Louisans recall memories of 1969 moon landing by Kayla Steinberg | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Notable St. Louisans shared their memories of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing.

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Meredith Baxter will star in 'Angels in America' at the Rep by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Two notable television actors — one from a current crime series, the other from a classic sitcom — are set to star in the upcoming production of "Angels in America" at the Repertory Thea…

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Upcoming NYC Auditions for Wicked, Shrek The Musical, Young Frankenstein, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Tony Winner Beth Leavel Tapped for Reading of New Matthew Lombardo Play Conversations With Mother by Adam Hetrick

The semi-autobiographical comedy spans more than five decades in the relationship between mother and son.

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ELF THE MUSICAL Is Now Available For Licensing Through MTI

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has announced the hit, holiday show Elf The Musical is now available for licensing in the U.S. and Canada for 2019 and 2020. Due to cont…

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leaves by Sandi Durell

  By Marilyn Lester   Surely the ghosts of Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet and Eugène Ionesco were hovering over the three playwright-performers of the highly existential play, leaves. But unl…

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‘Promenade’ Review: A ’60s Musical That Offers Zany Delights by Laura Collins-Hughes

The City Center revival of this satire on the haves and have-nots features book and lyrics by María Irene Fornés and a score by Al Carmines.

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Photo: Dave Chappelle Takes on Broadway

Dave Chappelle debuted his stand up show, Live on Broadway, on Tuesday night as part of a ten-night residency at Lunt-Fontaine Theatre, July 9-20, 2019.

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Review: ‘Bright Colors and Bold Patterns’ at Studio Theatre by Lisa Traiger

Gerry is mad. Furious even. And who can blame him? He’s all set for the wedding of the … well … summer. He’s driven out the I10 from Los Angeles to Palm Springs and the expensively t…

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New York Is Becoming Hollywood East by Artsjournal

Propelled by a soaring demand for original streaming content and a generous state tax incentive program, New York has become an entertainment powerhouse, attracting major feature films and a…

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More Stars Say Hosting An Awards Show Just Isn’t Worth The Headaches by Artsjournal1

“According to insiders who spoke … on the condition of anonymity, there are plenty of reasons big-name celebrities are increasingly reluctant to join forces with awards shows. Some of th…

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Reinventing Hong Kong Ballet by Artsjournal

The company is on a roll, stepping out into the city in innovative and surprising ways. Its subscriptions have spiked 240 percent since the 2017/2018 season, according to Nick Chan, Hong Kon…

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The Christian Publishing Industry’s Biggest Scandal: The Boy Who Now Says He Didn’t Come Back From Heaven by Artsjournal1

In 2004, six-year-old Alex Malarkey’s skull and spine were separated in an automobile accident and he spent months in a coma. Six years later, his father (who was driving at the time) publ…

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The U.S. Has A Vibrant, Innovative Flamenco Scene — Why Is It Continually Underrated? (Especially When A Dancer Has A Non-Spanish Name) by Artsjournal1

Alice Blumenfeld, alumna of Flamenco Vivo and now director of the company ABREPASO: “Only as I started to branch out did I realize there are many people breaking boundaries in flamenco in …

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Tania Bruguera, Cuban Artist-Activist, To Launch Investigative Journalism Project by Artsjournal1

“At the Manchester International Festival, … Bruguera revealed plans to establish an investigative journalism initiative that will award prizes and grants and offer workshops for Cuban w…

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Improbable Intersection: When Joni Mitchell Met Charles Mingus by Artsjournal

While Mitchell’s associations with jazz had been criticised in the mainstream rock press by writers who found her experimental, category-defying streak somewhat conceited, it was Mingus hi…

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‘People Will Say We’re In Love’: How The Perky Operetta Duet Of The 1943 ‘Oklahoma!’ Became The Twangy Country Song Of The 2019 ‘Oklahoma! by Artsjournal1

The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization was willing to let Daniel Fish, director of the revisionist revival now on Broadway, experiment with the way the story was told but forbid any change…

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Baltimore Symphony’s Finances Are So Bad Tapping Its Endowment Is Problematic by Artsjournal

The BSO’s finances arguably are so unstable that members of the endowment trust supporting the symphony balk at lending or giving it even one penny more than the $6 million it has received…

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Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre to Dim Lights for Martin Charnin by Ryan McPhee

The Tony- and Emmy-winning Annie writer died July 6 at 84.

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Edward Hibbert, Tamyra Gray, and More Join Cast of Hollywood Bowl's INTO THE WOODS

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods on Friday, July 26, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 27, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 28, at 7:30 P…

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Screen of Consciousness – An Amusement Column by Sandi Durell

    by Harry Haun    ON AGAIN LONERGAN: Playwright Kenneth Lonergan started small, Off-Broadway, but, ever since he copped the British and American Oscars for his Manchester by the Sea s…

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How ‘Oklahoma!’ Created The Original Cast Album Genre by Artsjournal1

“Typically, show music was cut down and rearranged for a popular dance band. But [Decca president Jack] Kapp had no time for such niceties” — he was rushing to get a recording of the h…

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Brian James Polak Reconsiders Wilder’s New England in “Welcome to Keene, NH,” Premiering in 2020 by Kenneth Jones

If you care about playwriting, you probably listen — or you should be listening — to the valuable podcast called “The Subtext,” hosted by Chicago-based playwright Brian James Polak, …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Watch Highlights From the Musical Because of Winn Dixie by Dan Meyer

The production runs at Connecticut's Goodspeed through September 1.

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rachel York and Sally Struthers in Ogunquit's 42ND STREET

Come and meet those dancing feet! The ultimate tap-dancing, show-biz musical sensation, 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make magical musical theatre hits th…

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Check Out Photos From Dave Chappelle Live on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Chappelle opened his stand-up residency at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater July 9.

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Our Town Plus Zombies’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz What fun! The Adequate Players make a splash again at Fringe this summer with writer/director/actor John Geoffrion’s one-act parody of Thorton Wilder’s 1938 ode to the s…

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Wicked's Jake Boyd Chats About the Infamous Fiyero Pants, Stage Dooring Daniel Radcliffe & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Jake Boyd can be found spending most of his time dancing through life in Wicked on Broadway. Previously playing the Winky Prince on the second national tour, Boyd is no stranger to the infam…

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Tamyra Gray, Edward Hibbert & More Join Hollywood Bowl's Starry Into the Woods by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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How This Married Couple Coped With Loss By Writing The Elementary Spacetime Show by Ruthie Fierberg

Futurity’s César Alvarez along with Emily Orling introduce a new type of musical at Powerhouse Theater.

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Stars in the City: Maggie Gyllenhaal of HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ by Jeryl Brunner

The actress and producer shares her passion for New York City

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Diane Arnstein’s “I Wanna Wander” Is a Sweet Travelogue by Michael Barbieri

I traveled recently to Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Hawaii, London and even to Paris! But I did it all without leaving my seat at Pangea, where I enjoyed Diane Arnstein’s sweet travelogue of …

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Heist’ by Ravelle Brickman

Improv, as any actor knows, is harder than it looks. And dramatic improv—in which actors invent their roles as they go, expanding on a basic situation in ways that are both comic and sad…

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The Power of Conflict & Why You Should Welcome Tough Conversations by Sit-Admin

This past spring, we gathered agency friends and marketing leaders in New York City to talk about conflict. Either our […] The post The Power of Conflict & Why You Should Welcome Tough…

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the Live-Action THE LION KING?

Disney's 'The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own roya…

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2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Intimate Dinner’ by Em Skow

Anyone who has been a server in a restaurant will likely sympathize with the plight of the well-intentioned and yet deterioratingly cheerful waitress, Lauren, in Intimate Dinner by Lauren Fr…

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Works Selected for ‘Best Of’ Showcase at 10th Annual United Solo Theatre Festival by Dan Meyer

The pieces will be presented at Theatre Row September 19–November 24.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘A Short History of Unfortunate Animals’ by Andrew Walker White

Aficionados of modern dance and movement theatre take note: if you are hungry for something unique, abstract and poetic, get thee to the Plum space at Arena Stage for A Short History of Unfo…

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Matthew Morrison, Angelica Ross, More Rock '80s Looks in American Horror Story: 1984 Teaser by Dan Meyer

The newest installation of the Ryan Murphy anthology series will also include Emma Roberts, Gus Kenworthy, Billie Lourd, and Leslie Grossman.

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THE LITTLE MERMAID, GYPSY and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's July Stage-to-Screen Report

This past month was filled with exciting stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid cast Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming live-action Little Mermaid film and Ryan Murphy'…

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7 Operas That Played on Broadway by Genesis Johnson

From Bohème to Bernstein, these classic works each saw their names in lights.

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Broadway Investors Set To Lose $100 Million As A Dozen Shows Close by Lee Seymour

All told, 16 shows are set to close between the Tony Awards and Labor Day. What happened?

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Read Reviews for Disney’s The Lion King Live-Action Remake by Adam Hetrick

Beyoncé, Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, and Chiwetel Ejiofor lend their voices to the new take on the 1994 animated blockbuster.

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Whoopi Goldberg Announces Brenda Edwards in Reworked U.K. Staging of Sister Act by Andy Lefkowitz

Whoopi Goldberg, the stage-and-screen star who played the role of Deloris Van Cartier in the 1992 film Sister Act and produced the 2011 Broadway musical adaptation, has announced a new prod…

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

Written by Julio Martinez Laguna Playhouse presents four Summer musical experiences that celebrate the songs and music of four legendary musical icons In The Sounds Of Summer Series. Th…

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Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play Sets Broadway Opening by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Producers Greg Nobile and Jana Shea of Seaview Productions, Troy Carter, Level Forward, and Nine Stories, founded by Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker have announced a new play for…

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‘A unique kind of theatre that is recommended’: THE GREAT GATSBY IMMERSIVE THEATRE – Gatsby’s Drugstore ★★★★ by Sophie Garrod

The Great Gatsby Immersive Theatre was a really enjoyable thing to do, a very different piece of theatre to anything I have experienced before and I did have a great time, so I truly would r…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Music Theatre International Releases Elf the Musical for Licensing by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the 2003 holiday movie, the musical from the creators of The Prom played Broadway in 2010 and 2012.

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Promenade: Al Carmines, Maria Irene Fornés Commit the Perfect Tuner by David Finkle

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Promenade: Musical Whatnot Charms After 50 Years, Intermittently by Steven Suskin

★★★ Encores! Off-Center spotlights composer Al Carmines in this fascinatingly absurdist musical The post Promenade: Musical Whatnot Charms After 50 Years, Intermittently appeared first…

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Belgian MIF show rewrites character due to concerns about portrayal of disabled role by Giverny Masso

A Belgian theatre company has been forced to change the portrayal of a disabled character after Manchester International Festival said the production

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Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play Will Transfer To Broadway & Put Him in the History Books by Drew Shade

Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris will transfer to Broadway making the 30-year-old playwright the youngest black man in history to have a play produced on Broadway and only the sixth Black w…

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Review Roundup: CINDERELLA at The MUNY; What Did The Critics Think?

Cinderella is now open at the MUNY. What did the critics have to say? Read all the reviews!

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BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Australian production of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD! Check out the production video!

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The Ugly One review at Tron Theatre, Glasgow – ‘style over substance’ by Carla Jenkins

Debbie Hannan’s production of Marius von Mayenburg’s 2007 satire about beauty, capitalism and the pressure to conform is certainly pleasing to the

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Brenda Edwards will star in brand new production of Sister Act set for tour & London run

If you are a fan of Sister Act, then producers Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg have answered your prayers with the announcement that a reworked version starring Brenda Edwards will open at …

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Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Caissie Levy to Headline Voice for Choice Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

The July 29 concert at The Cutting Room will raise funds to protect reproductive rights.

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Jayne Atkinson made it her ‘civic duty’ to honor Ann Richards with one-woman show ‘Ann’ by Thomas Floyd

The "House of Cards" and "Madam Secretary" actress is playing the former Texas governor in Arena Stage's new production.

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Unexpected Stage Company’s husband-and-wife founders can’t make their D.C. Dream Day long enough by Thomas Floyd

Rachel Stroud-Goodrich and Christopher Goodrich are celebrating their theater company's 10-year anniversary with a production of "The Few" in Bethesda.

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Acclaimed ‘Slave Play’ Headed To Broadway; Jake Gyllenhaal Company Among Producers by Greg Evans

Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play landed on various critics’ best-of lists after its Off Broadway production last December, and now the incendiary and brutally funny comedy-drama about race, …

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Mark Morris makes Sport with Satie in world premiere

There are striking choreographic translations of Satie’s musical economy in this Mostly Mozart commission

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Official: Jeremy O. Harris' SLAVE PLAY Will Open at the Golden Theatre This Fall

BroadwayWorld first reported last month that SLAVE PLAY will come to Broadway this fall. Producers Greg Nobile and Jana Shea of Seaview Productions, Troy Carter, Level Forward, and Nine St…

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‘Half of the Hitler Youth who visited Tamworth did not survive the war’: Glenn Chandler on the real-life ‘spyclists’ who inspired The Good Sco by Featured Content

When Glenn Chandler came across an old newspaper article about the Hitler Youth's 'peace and friendship' cycle tours to England, he had to find out more... and dramatise the story as an urge…

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Bill Russell Will Direct Free Reading of Leaving Brooklyn by Andrew Gans

The reading of Jeff Mandels’ play will be presented at The Vineyard Theatre.

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Whoopi Goldberg Announces Reworked U.K. Staging of Sister Act Starring Brenda Edwards by Andy Lefkowitz

Whoopi Goldberg, the stage-and-screen star who played the role of Deloris Van Cartier in the 1992 film Sister Act and produced the 2011 Broadway musical adaptation, has announced a new prod…

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Martin Charnin obituary by Michael Coveney

Creator of the stage musical Annie, he wrote the lyrics and directed the show when it opened on Broadway in the 1970s While being far more than a one-hit wonder, Martin Charnin, who has died…

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Femme fatale: Maxine Peake in The Nico Project – in pictures by Guardian Staff

Maxine Peake and director Sarah Frankcom explore the life and art of German actor-singer Nico in a bold new production at Manchester international festival inspired by her 1968 album The Mar…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Five Dance Videos of Oklahoma Showstopper Gabrielle Hamilton

Check out some other performances by Oklahoma! dancer Gabrielle Hamilton.

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First Look at The Cape Playhouse's Once by Nathan Skethway

The Hunter Foster–helmed production is set to continue performances through July 20 at the Massachusetts venue.

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Sister Act The Musical to return to London’s West End

Praise Jesus and hallelujah because a new production by Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg is going to get a London run following a UK tour. Tickets for Sister Act The Musical in London and f…

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Ramin Karimloo to Star in U.K. Concert Premiere of Doctor Zhivago by Andy Lefkowitz

The 2015 Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago is headed across the pond. Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo has signed on to headline the musical's U.K. debut staging, a concert presentation set to pl…

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Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play Will Transfer to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Slave Play is headed to Broadway. Playwright Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work, which made its world premiere at off-Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop in 2018, will move to the Gold…

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See Sophia Anne Caruso Celebrate Her Sardi's Caricature with the Beetlejuice Family by Lindsey Sullivan

Beetlejuice's Sophia Anne Caruso received a Sardi's caricature on July 10. Her portrait unveiling took place at the famed Theater District haunt, and Beetlejuice co-stars Alex Brightman, …

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Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play Will Transfer to Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new drama, which played a sold-out, extended run Off-Broadway, will move into the Golden Theatre.

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Artur Brauner: a mission to confront Germany’s past

Film producer did much to keep fellow citizens entertained while reminding them of their dark history

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DOWNTON ABBEY's Hugh Bonneville Joins Cast of Netflix Holiday Musical JINGLE JANGLE

Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville has joined the cast of Netflix's first live-action original musical Jingle Jangle, according to Deadline. Bonneville will star alongside Forest Whitaker…

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 11, 2019

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater?

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MEAN GIRLS Favorite Tee Boyich Joins Broadwaysted Live! at 54 Below 7/14

Broadwaysted, the hilarious and popular theatre podcast where everyone is 'drunk on theatre,' is thrilled to announce that Tee Boyich (Mean Girls, Into the Woods concert at Town Hall) will b…

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‘Slave Play’ is Coming to Broadway by Michael Paulson

After a buzzed-about Off Broadway run, Jeremy O. Harris’s provocative exploration of race relations and sexuality will open at the Golden Theater.

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Recipe for Waitress is sweet — almost too sweet by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Songs are so good and Christine Dwyer so strong in the lead that it’s a bit hard to accept why she’s with her lout of a husband.

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MRS. MAISEL Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino to Pen Script for GYPSY Remake

The Emmy Award-winning creator of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Gilmore Girls, Amy Sherman-Palladino has announced that she is writing the script for the GYPSY remake. She revealed the new…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Revival Opens at the London Palladium July 11 by Adam Hetrick

Sheridan Smith and Jason Donovan star in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s biblical musical that celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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Capital Fringe review: Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens by Jill Kyle-Keith

Plastic, leather, and love all reign supreme with Up In Your Face’s production of Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens. Not familiar with the show? In 1995, this wildly campy space musical/murd…

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Capital Fringe review: Heartbeats & Algorithms by Michelle Rago

Oh wow,” an audience member said as she stepped into the theater for Heartbeats & Algorithms. The world created by the light and the sound was palpable. The physical sensations continu…

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Capital Fringe review: Love in the Time of Climate Change by Susan Galbraith

Rozina Kanchwala nails it: we in the U.S. live in a world of too many choices, where a girl can just ask Google to serve up a song instantly to match her mood. It’s a time when everyone is…

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Capital Fringe review: The Breakup by Dan Desai Martin

Breaking up might be hard to do, but watching The Break-Up is a joyful, poignant, moving, and laugh-filled adventure for the audience. We follow Aldi on his emotional roller-coaster journey …

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Ethan Slater, Gizel Jimenez, Lena Hall, and More Will Lead REEFER MADNESS Workshop

A workshop production of Reefer Madness The Musical will be held on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12, 2019.

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When the Movies Hit the Stage: 9 Straight Play Adaptations of Films by Dan Meyer

Writers don't only musicalize your favorite films—some of them come to the stage without songs and dances, including these shows.

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FIRST LOOK: Discover more about deportation drama Lunatic 19s with new production images by Featured Content

Neck braces, guns and lots of anguish - that's what we initially take from Marian Medic's new production images for Finborough Theatre's world premiere of Tegan McLeod's Lunatic 19s - A Dep…

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Charly Evon Simpson and Abe Koogler Named Dramatist Guild’s 2019 Lanford Wilson Award Recipients by Dan Meyer

Past honorees have included Isaac Gomez, R. Eric Thomas, and Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok.

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Exclusive: Olivier Awards to ration prize statuettes after spike in demand from producers by Matthew Hemley

Organisers of the Olivier Awards are proposing to limit the number of prize statuettes given out to producers of winning shows. The

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‘Slave Play’ announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

“Slave Play” is coming to Broadway this fall. It’s certainly not the trajectory that playwright Jeremy O.Harris envisioned for his work. But then again, as Broadway prepares to welcome…

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BP chief executive brands arts sponsorship protests ‘curious’ and ‘odd’ by Georgia Snow

BP’s chief executive has spoken out against the criticism that surrounds the oil and gas company’s sponsorship of arts organisations, claiming he

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‘Lacks emotional power’: CAPTAIN CORELLI’S MANDOLIN – Harold Pinter Theatre by Anne Cox

The stage adaptation of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis De Bernières’ award-winning book about love in the war-torn Island of Cephalonia, has come to London’s West End after a succe…

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Is THIS a sign of a market correction on Broadway coming?

There have been a lot of closings lately.  Broadway has felt a bit like Barnes & Noble after Amazon took off. Ok, ok, there are always a lot of closing announcements post-Tonys, but so…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Cast Complete for Theatre Under the Stars’ A Chorus Line by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the Houston venue September 10.

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Ex-New York Dealer Charged With Smuggling $143M Worth Of Antiquities From South Asia by Artsjournal1

“A criminal complaint filed in Manhattan state court said the smuggling was orchestrated by Subhash Kapoor, a New York art gallery owner who was arrested in Germany in 2011 and later extra…

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Jewish Museums — What Are They For? Whom Should They Serve? And Who Should Or Shouldn’t Be Able To Run One? by Artsjournal1

“These questions are swirling around the future of the Jewish Museum Berlin, one of the city’s most popular visitor attractions, after the abrupt departure last month of its director, Pe…

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Violinist Aaron Rosand Dead At 92 by Artsjournal1

“Acclaimed for his performances of romantic repertoire and his sweet tone, Rosand recorded prolifically and appeared with all the major orchestras around the world, making a particularly b…

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Oklahoma! Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton and New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck Earn 2019 Bessie Award Nominations by Adam Hetrick

The honors recognize creative achievements across the field of dance.

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Get a First Listen to 3 Tracks From Cleopatra Musical's World Premiere Recording by Logan Culwell-Block

Featuring performances from Motown's Nya, RuPaul's Drag Race star Dusty Ray Bottoms, and more, the album drops July 12.

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Peter Gynt at the National Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There have been some huge hits in the Olivier Theatre during Rufus Norris’ NT regime – Small Island, Follies, Hadestown and Amadeus

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Backstage at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with James Snyder, Episode 2: Slytherin Lounge by

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child star James Snyder hangs out with co-stars in the Slytherin Lounge, goes green with "mediocre magic" and more!

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Broadway-Bound Zawe Ashton's For All the Women... to Receive World Premiere in London by Dan Meyer

The Betrayal star's new work will run this fall in a Hackney Showroom presentation.

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Go Inside Sophia Anne Caruso’s Sardi’s Portrait Unveiling by Marc J. Franklin

The Beetlejuice star joined the New York restaurant’s famed wall of caricatures June 10.

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BWW TV: BE MORE CHILL, BAT OUT OF HELL, KING KONG & STOMP Perform Today at Broadway in Bryant Park- Watch Live at 12:30!

Broadway in Bryant Park will return this summer for its 20th year! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series will bring the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six con…

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BWW Review: Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Kate Shindle, Betsy Wolfe Star in Cleveland Musical Theatre's INTO THE WOODS Concert

Despite an oeuvre that includes a questioning of the sanity of American social conventions and an exploration into the motivations of presidential assassins, INTO THE WOODS might be regarded…

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Ramin Karimloo & Celinde Schoenmaker to star in Doctor Zhivago concert by Robin Johnson

Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker - both former Phantom Of The Opera stars - will play the lead characters in Doctor Zhivago – The UK Concert Première. The post Ramin Karimloo &…

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A Look at the Newest Cast of London’s Wicked by Marc J. Franklin

The West End production of Stephen Schwartz’s hit musical will welcome the newest citizens of Oz to the Apollo Victoria Theatre June 22.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

7 amazing Bay Area things to do this summer weekend, July 12-14 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got you weekend plans? We have some killer ideas, from Shawn Mendes to Queen to Bastille Day yumminess festivals galore.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Susan Grace

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What It Takes To Make And Show Queer-Themed Films In Homophobic Countries by Artsjournal1

From lying about your script to the people who live where you’re shooting to having bodyguards on set to sending your stars abroad when the film debuts to fighting off right-wing religious…

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Street Theatre Takes Off In The Slums Of São Paulo by Artsjournal1

“In Heliópolis, one of São Paulo’s largest favelas, the trial of a black youth agitates the community, which argues for his innocence. In a train heading to Jardim Romano, an audio bri…

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A New Generation Of Transgender Singers Making Their Mark In The Opera World by Artsjournal1

“Some … found new voices, either with the help of hormones or through retraining. Others kept the voices they had built their careers on — even if it meant continuing to perform in the…

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Outdoor Theater in NYC by New York Theater

The first commercial outdoor theater in the United States began in New York City, and while it no longer exists, there are several outdoor theaters this summer, not all of which are offering…

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Ramin Karimloo Will Star in U.K. Concert Premiere of Doctor Zhivago by Andrew Gans

The September 1 concert will also feature Celinde Schoenmaker.

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Review:Rock and Roll Man at by Gloria Miller

h Long live Rock and Roll! That heart-beating, throbbing, rhythm which sent mainstream contemporary music into a tailspin in mid-1950's America. Berkshire Theatre Group has brought this era…

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TV channel Dave is new Edinburgh comedy awards sponsor by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Awards, with three categories including £10,000 prize for best comedy show, will be known as Daves The television channel Dave is to follow fizzy water, finance, lager, and online travel as…

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Review: Reborning at by Dan Rubins

Zayd Dohrn's three-person play is a family affair. Director Lori Triolo, who also acts has brought her mom and dad along for the ride: Joe-Marie Triolo's the art director and Peter Triolo…

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Joan Didion’s memoir of grief, ‘The Year of Magical Thinking,’ takes to the stage at ACT Theatre by Misha Berson

In 2003, Didion lost her husband and sometime literary collaborator John Gregory Dunne and witnessed the sudden, catastrophic illness of their only child. Emerging from that experience, Didi…

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‘Feels much more in the past than it should’: FIVER – Southwark Playhouse by Laura Kressly

Musically the show is lovely, but Fiver sadly feels much more in the past than it should, and for a show that is meant to showcase snapshots of all different people’s lives, lacks any sign…

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A Manifesto for Staging Gendered Violence by Sharanya .

By Sharanya .. Sharanya shares her thoughts on restaging gendered violence, including how the representation of sexual violence has the power to be scripted and also to script, the importan…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Margot White and Mark Lotito to Star in Debra Whitfield’s Tech Support by Dan Meyer

The Off-Broadway premiere, also directed by Whitfield, begins performances August 29.

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Thespian Throwback: Rise of Musicals by Leon C. Miller

High school musicals began to thrive in the 1960s The post Thespian Throwback: Rise of Musicals appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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VIDEO: Sam Harris Discusses HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR at Outfest

A filmed production of Ham: A Musical Memoir will have its world premiere at Outfest in Los Angeles on July 23.

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A Sequel to Disney's ENCHANTED May Be Coming Soon

Disney's musical film Enchanted first premiered 12 years ago, and ever since, fans have been anticipating a sequel. The rumored sequel, titled Disenchanted, had allegedly been in the works w…

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Jellyfish, National Theatre review - Ben Weatherill's play hits the right notes by Saskia Baron

Four-hander about a young woman falling in love transfers from the Bush Theatre The intense relationship between a single parent and a single child is ramped up to its highest level when it…

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Peter Gynt, National Theatre review - towering protagonist, middle-way production by David Nice

James McArdle's lead, strong ensemble and David Hare's Ibsen adaptation compel Like Hamlet and both parts of Goethe's Faust, with which it shares the highest peak of poetic drama, Ibsen's Pe…

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Harold Pinter Theatre review - smart stagecraft, skimpy script by Matt Wolf

Melly Still brings her singular theatricality to bestselling novel on stage Better than the 2001 film but likely to disappoint devotees of the book, Captain Corelli's Mandolin onstage works…

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REVIEW: Closer To Heaven, Above The Stag Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Closer to Heaven, a musical by Jonathan Harvery and The Pet Shop Boys now playing at Above The Stag. This post REVIEW: Closer To Heaven, Above The Stag T…

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(Georgianna Ziegler’s article appeared in Shakespeare & Beyond, 7/9; via Pam Green.) Shakespeare by the sea, on the river, in the park or garden, on the common – in the summertime Sh…

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Clays Roberts to Make U.S. Debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies by Matt Edwards

As covered in today, Clay Roberts will make his U.S. debut as Jack Kelly in Theatre by the Sea’s Newsies opening later this month. While Clay maybe New Zealand born, he has s…

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How Do Ensemble Actors Fare in the Current Broadway Landscape? by Mo Brady

We crunch the numbers to see how many ensemblists worked on Broadway this past season, which shows employ the most, and more.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Philip King’s domestic drama Go Bang Your Tambourine receives London debut at Finborough by Featured Content

Nearly 50 years after it was first staged in 1970, Philip King's drama Go Bang Your Tambourine will get a London premiere next month at the Finborough Theatre. Book your tickets now!

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#TBT: Playbill: Sweeney Todd: March 1979 by JK

I have the Broadway Cares Flea Market to thank for this week's #TBT. It was there that I found one of my most treasured Playbills in my entire collection: the original Broadway cast Playbill…

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The Fountainhead review – Ivo van Hove hypnotises with Ayn Rand's nonsense by Michael Billington

The Lowry, SalfordInternationaal Theater Amsterdam present a constantly inventive, four-hour staging of the overheated 1943 polemic Ivo van Hove is the most ubiquitous of modern directors. B…

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BREAKING: Craig Wright to appear at Vaudeville

The man who would be Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Closer to Heaven review at Above the Stag, London – ‘lively revival of the Pet Shop Boys musical’ by Paul Vale

In 2001, when Closer to Heaven was originally produced, its creators Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, aka the Pet Shop Boys, were

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CU Scarborough and Stephen Joseph Theatre join forces to offer revolutionary training by Promoted Content

The acting industry is always changing, with new platforms, productions and performance styles constantly being created. It’s vitally important for acting courses

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner at Royal Court Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for the debut play from Jasmine Lee-Jones, Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner, now playing at the Royal Court Theatre.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

New amphitheatre opens in Tunbridge Wells by Giverny Masso

A 100-seat outdoor theatre has opened in Tunbridge Wells in Kent, which will host productions during the summer months every year. Situated

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TV channel Dave becomes new partner of Edinburgh Comedy Awards by Matthew Hemley

Comedy channel Dave has become the new partner of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, with bespoke content to be shown by the broadcaster

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Obituary: Freddie Jones – ‘splendid actor and natural stage animal’ by Michael Quinn

Despite coming to acting late in life, making his professional debut at the age of 31, Freddie Jones sustained a rich and

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Hackney Showroom plans pop-up theatre in Stoke Newington Town Hall to host new Zawe Ashton play by Georgia Snow

Hackney Showroom has announced it will be opening a pop-up theatre in Stoke Newington Town Hall, where it will produce the world

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BFI announces plans for major season of movie musicals by Georgia Snow

The British Film Institute will host a major season dedicated to musicals, it has announced, which will feature hundreds of screenings and

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Q&A with The Falcon’s Malteser’s Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell

The acclaimed stage adaptation from New Old Friends brings Anthony Horowitz’s hilarious novel to life for a strictly limited season this summer at London’s Vaults. Tickets for The Falcon…

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Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker Will Lead UK Concert Premiere of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO

Doctor Zhivago will make its UK concert premiere this September. The concert will star Ramin Karimloo (Yurii Andreyevich Zhivago) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Lara Guishar), with further castin…

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The Illusionists review at Shaftesbury Theatre, London – ‘big, brash, and energetic magic showcase’ by Dave Fargnoli

Returning to the West End with a new line-up following a successful Broadway engagement, long running magical variety act The Illusionists is

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On the Couch with Danny Ball by Arts Review

Who is Danny Ball? A recent NIDA graduate, about to perform his first main stage show in Bell Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. What would you do differently to what you do now? Nothin…

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Wake Up With BWW 7/11: WEST SIDE STORY Casting, Broadway in Bryant Park, and More!

Today's top stories: casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of West Side Story, Broadway in Bryant Park kicks off today, and more!

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At the Manchester International Festival, Bigger Isn’t Better by A.j. Goldmann

“Tree” and “Invisible Cities,” two blockbuster works, lack the impact of the festival’s more intimate experiences.

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Photo Coverage: Sophia Anne Caruso Honored With Sardi's Portrait

Sophia Anne Caruso, currently starring as Lydia in Beetlejuice the Musical, is the latest Broadway star to be honored with a portrait at Sardi's!

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‘A brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Playground Theatre by Press Releases

Doubtless many might find it an acquired taste, but this version of An Enemy of the People remains a brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text, full of talent, provocative o…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Review: Woman SRSLY Seven, The Yard Theatre by Olivia Lunn

Review: Woman SRSLY Seven, The Yard Theatre3.0starsAs I enter the Yard, I’m greeted by a collection of brightly suited women called the Yonis, who methodically weave bananas through each o…

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Melbourne Rare Book Fair returns this weekend by Arts Review

Bringing a treasure trove of books, maps, prints, photographs and posters, the Melbourne Rare Book Fair (MRBF) returns to Wilson Hall at the University of Melbourne this weekend (12 – 14 J…

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First look: New Wicked cast by Eleni Cashell

The new cast of Wicked are flying into the show from 22 July, but you don’t have to wait that long to see them all costumed-up, as their production shots have been released!Playing the rol…

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NEWS: A reworked Sister Act starring Brenda Edwards will open at Curve in 2020 before tour & London season by Press Releases

A brand new production of the musical Sister Act, starring Brenda Edwards, will open at Curve Leicester on 21 April 2020, where it will play until 2 May, ahead of further UK venues and a Lon…

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William Kentridge: That which we do not remember by Arts Review

Considered one of the most powerful voices in art today, the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) presents the landmark exhibition, William Kentridge: That which we do not remember on displ…

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‘Positively bounces along on a wave of its own madness’: PETER GYNT – National Theatre by Rachel Williams

Peter Gynt, a new adaptation of Ibsen’s apparently unstageable Peer Gynt by David Hare, is a great success as a piece of writing and so much fun.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Review: An Enemy of the People, Playground Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: An Enemy of the People, Playground Theatre5.0starsI have never read Ibsen’s original text and after watching Jolley Gosnold’s new version of An Enemy of the People, I am glad. I …

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CAMDEN FRINGE NEWS: Hit Brighton Fringe drama The Geminus comes to Tristan Bates Theatre by Featured Content

Following an award-nominated run at the Brighton Fringe earlier this year, Blue Devil Productions' dark romance The Geminus comes to London's Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Frin…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Grace and Mercy Come Together by Artsjournal1

Ronald K. Brown’s Grace and Mercy, performed by Ronald K. Brown/Evidence: A Dance Company at the 2019 SummerScape Festival at Bard College. – Deborah Jowitt

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Transcending Toxic Times with street poetry & music by Artsjournal1

My DownBeat article about the compulsively listenable Last Poets album Transcending Toxic Times includes a lot of quotes from bassist/composer Jamaaladeen Tacuma and poet Abiudon Oyewale. Bu…

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Grass Is Greener? by Artsjournal1

The arts being valued by the government as an important part of society and the (near) certainty that money will be available for basic operations — as in Australia and Chile, which I rece…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

A View from the Bridge by Arts Review

The first Arthur Miller piece State Theatre Company South Australia has brought to the stage in almost 10 years, Helpmann Award winner Kate Champion’s electric new version of A View from t…

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Richard Jordan: Why three of my greatest nights at the theatre were tribute shows by Richard Jordan

I’ve been to three one-night West End concerts that I will never forget, with each bringing together artists and audiences to celebrate

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne International Film Festival unveils 2019 program by Arts Review

Celebrating its 68th year, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has unveiled its 2019 program – the largest in its history, showcasing 259 feature films, 123 shorts and 16…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Legendary Actor Rip Torn Dead at 88, Emmy Winner for “Larry Sanders Show,” Oscar Nominee, Tony Nominated, Once Married to Geraldine Page by Roger Friedman

Rip Torn– contentious, brilliant, mercurial, genius– actor is dead at age 88. He was best known for playing Garry Shandling’s sidekick on

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Olafur Eliasson at Tate Modern — an engrossing retrospective

Maximum immersive drama achieved with minimal means unfolds across room after room

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From tartan to bagpipes: the story behind Scotland’s brand

An Edinburgh exhibition explores how Highland emblems came to stand for Scottish identity

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UK gallerist opens in Paris to prepare for life after Brexit

Mega-dealer announces Paris outpost; vote for art; mixed fortunes for Old Masters; football fever at Christie’s

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Amazon is fastest-growing music streaming service

Rise in subscriptions has outpaced rivals Spotify and Apple over the past year

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How Do You Build a Compelling Repertory Season? - Two veteran theatre companies bring plays by Shakespeare, Stoppard, Václav Havel and more to NYC th

Two veteran theatre companies bring plays by Shakespeare, Stoppard, Václav Havel and more to NYC this summer---Producing just one show is tough. Rotating multiple shows at once with o…

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Argyle Theatre’s Legally Blonde Begins July 11 by Andrew Gans

Antoinette DiPietropolo directs the Long Island production.

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Miranda Haymon's In the Penal Colony Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The adaptation of the Franz Kafka story kicks off the 2019–2020 season of Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop.

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The best things happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: July 11-14

A busy weekend of concerts, plus Deutschtown Music Festival and South Side Exposed.

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