Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Starmaker Premiere At Island City Brings Back Old Hollywood by Bill Hirschman

Starmaker, getting its world premiere at Island City Stage, is about Henry Willson, the agent behind the hunky male stars of the 1950s, who, while fooling the cameras as straight sex symbols…

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PRODUCER SPRECHER RELEASED ON $100,000 BOND AFTER CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ARREST by Philip Boroff

Ben Sprecher, who spent six years in court trying to clear his name following the pre-opening collapse of Rebecca the Musical,  was accused in a Federal complaint of possessing and distribu…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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A Star Is Born: The Concert ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons August 13, 2019: A Star is Born, which chronicles the ascent of a rising star and the descent of her mentor whose stardom is fading, has been made into a film four …

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The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Welcomes AIN'T TOO PROUD Star Jawan Jackson

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales welcomes Ain't Too Proud star, Jawan Jackson!

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Disney In Early Talks For Live Action ALADDIN Sequel RETURN OF JAFAR

The success of the billion-dollar worldwide hit live-action remake of Disney's Aladdin has the company considering a possible follow-up.

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Rialto Chatter: Is The New Play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Headed For Broadway?

A world premiere play may be headed to Broadway, after out of town engagements in Syracuse and Baltimore.

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Ballet World Pushes Back Against Arts Council England’s Plan To Fund ‘Relevance’ Over Excellence by Artsjournal1

As one senior ACE executive put it this spring, “Relevance is becoming the new litmus test. It will no longer be enough to produce high-quality work.” Now many ballet company execs, chor…

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The Fascinating Ways How An AI Machine Learns Ideas From Stories by Artsjournal

“Genesis was capable of making dozens of inferences about the story and several discoveries. It triggered concept patterns for ideas that weren’t explicitly stated in the story, recogniz…

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Who Gets To Fund Culture? (Is There A Scale Of Evil?) by Artsjournal

“Museums depend heavily on philanthropy. How do they start dissecting what’s okay and what’s not in terms of their policies?” says Komal Shah, a trustee of the San Francisco Museum o…

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Artists Join Protests In Hong Kong by Artsjournal

Since the protests began on June 9, artists have been wondering about their role, and many have taken up the job of  disseminating information to the wider public. – Artnet

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Artists Join Protests In Puerto Rico by Artsjournal

“It is impressive how the process has been turned into memes and audiovisual content with such extraordinary speed. There are artists creating posters and songs and whatnot, but artists al…

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The Berkshires: Big Time Cultural Center by Artsjournal

Justin Davidson: “The Berkshires, the bucolic swath of Western Massachusetts where urban refugees can get their weekend dose of gardens, waterfalls, and even the occasional moose sighting,…

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Early Newspapers Were Essentially Letters To The Editor, Messy And Boistrous by Artsjournal

“Printed news started out as, essentially, collections of letters to the editor. Newspapers did not routinely employ full-time reporters until the 19th century. At that point, the older me…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: FROZEN Tour Elsa, Caroline Bowman, Sings 'Let It Go' At Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert!

This week, Caroline Bowman warmed up at the Broadway In Chicago Millenium Park Summer Concert before she brings the cold on the road in the first national tour of Frozen.

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Photo Flash: Stars Celebrate Broadway Veterans Stephanie Pope and Aarne Lofgren's Wedding!

Family and friends, including some of Broadways best and brightest all came out to celebrate the marriage of Broadway veterans, Stephanie Pope and Aarne Lofgren.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Bent’ at Hard Bargain Players by Mary Ann Johnson

A natural amphitheatre in the woods, at the end of a gravel path and surrounded by rising walls of trees and dirt and foliage is a very fitting setting to experience “Bent,” now playing …

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BETRAYAL Announces Rush Policy And Releases Limited Number Of $25 Tickets

Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, August 14, the Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's Betrayal will launch a $40 in-person only rush ticket policy. Additionally, a limited number of $25 tickets …

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Eurydice by Lara Altunian

The post Eurydice appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Writer and director Poppy Burton-Morgan: Bum notes? Why theatre needs to get better at feedback by Poppy Burton-Morgan

Notes can often feel like an attack on artistic integrity, but sometimes those giving them are right. Writer and director Poppy Burton-Morgan

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Backstage at Beetlejuice with Leslie Kritzer, Episode 3: Costumes, Props & Housewives by Broadway.com

Star Leslie Kritzer shows off William Ivey Long's costumes, reveals secrets of the props and introduces us to the Real Housewives of Beetlejuice.

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Block Talk- Episode 131: Make Mike Watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Michael Block

It's happened! I finally watched Harry Potter! Well, the first one! In this series of Make Mike Watch, I'll be sitting down with some incredible panels to watch the entire Harry Potter serie…

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Good Mourning by Lara Altunian

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Class Notes: From “Rock of Ages,” Dane Biren by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Dane Biren, cast member from “Rock of Ages” playing off-Broadway at New World Stages. Class Notes actively covers New York’s current theater sea…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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The Hong Kong protesters have found an anthem in this song from ‘Les Miz’ by Peter Marks

“Do You Hear the People Sing?” is ringing out across the region, in the streets and in an airport sit-in.

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Ashley Park to Co-Star in Darren Star's New Series Emily in Paris by Andy Lefkowitz

Ashley Park, the Tony-nominated Mean Girls star recently announced to return to Broadway in Grand Horizons, has nabbed a principal role in Paramount Network's new dramedy Emily in Paris, ac…

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Annie Golden on Being the 'Woman of a Certain Age' in Broadway Bounty Hunter & Her Time as Tracy Turnblad by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Annie Golden can be found leading the cast of Broadway Bounty Hunter at off-Broadway's Greenwich House Theater through August 18. With music and lyrics by Be More Chill…

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Odds & Ends: Sara Bareilles to Release Unheard Waitress Songs on New EP & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Sara Bareilles to Release Unheard Waitress Songs on New EP Tony-nominated Waitress songwriter Sara Bareilles has announced the u…

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Learn About the Mesmerizing, Magical Derren Brown: Secret by Broadway.com

Derren Brown: Secret transports audiences into the startling world of mind-reading, suggestion and psychological illusion.

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Quintessence Theatre Names David Lloyd Olson Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Olson joined the company earlier this month.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Producer Pat Addiss Among Speakers at 2nd Act Series at CT''s Waterbury Palace by Laurenyarger

Presenters have been selected for the second season of 2ND ACT, the Palace Theater’s acclaimed speaker’s series that features stories by people post age 50, who are doing some extraord…

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Harry Styles in Talks to Play Prince Eric in Live-Action THE LITTLE MERMAID?

According to reports, former One Direction frontman Harry Styles might be one step closer to officially signed on to play Prince Eric in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. …

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Harry Styles Confirmed to Play Prince Eric in Live-Action THE LITTLE MERMAID

It has been confirmed that Harry Styles will play Prince Eric in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, according to AMC.

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Andy Warhol’s Tomato by Lara Altunian

The post Andy Warhol’s Tomato appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Music Review: The Gloucester Blues Festival — A Manageable Model by Steve Provizer

I left thinking that holding a blues (or a jazz) festival in every city and town would not be a bad idea. It’s a better way for municipalities to spend their money -- with a surer payoff -…

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Anna and Helen review – self-care klutzes conjure comedic bliss by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMining the comedy of motivational seminars with a delectably clownish touch, this double act could make anything funny Self-help and motivational speaking have …

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Ashley Park To Co-Star in the Paramount Network Series EMILY IN PARIS

Ashley Park has been announced as the co-star, opposite Lily Collins, in Paramount Network's half-hour dramedy, Emily in Paris, according to Deadline.  The series hails from Younger and…

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Toy Story Tempest by Lara Altunian

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Jasmine Cephas Jones, Blake Jenner, Nehal Joshi, More Will Join Peter Dinklage in Cyrano Musical Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Erica Schmidt will direct the production at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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A musical about Star Wars by Broadway Select

. The post A musical about Star Wars appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Jacqueline Novak Thinks Men's Bodies Should Do Something Different by Dan Meyer

The Get on Your Knees star spoke to Seth Meyers about sex, talk show manners, and haunted theatres.

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Miracle of Miracles Documentary Clip: Why Harold Prince Turned Down Directing Fiddler on the Roof by Ruthie Fierberg

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming film, the late director-producer discusses bringing on Jerome Robbins.

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Ken Barnett and Tiffany Topol to Play F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald at Joe's Pub by Dan Meyer

Christie Baugher's The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul will be performed at the Public Theater venue August 26.

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The Sheen Center, Ogunquit Playhouse, Kennedy Center, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill's job listings offer an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Ashley Park Lands Role in New Darren Star Series Emily in Paris by Andrew Gans

Park is also scheduled to return to Broadway later this season in Grand Horizons.

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Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive to Come to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Paula Vogel’s 1997 play How I Learned to Drive is poised after almost two decades to make it Broadway premiere via Manhattan Theatre Club. The production, directed by original director Mar…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Annie Golden of Broadway Bounty Hunter by Broadway.com

Annie Golden stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Broadway Bounty Hunter and more with Paul Wontorek.

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How I Learned to Drive Sets Broadway Premiere with Original Stars Mary-Louise Parker & David Morse by Andy Lefkowitz

Paula Vogel's Pulitzer-winning play How I Learned to Drive will debut on the Great White Way next spring, headlined by stars of the original 1997 off-Broadway production, Mary-Louise Parker …

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Vineyard Theatre Announces Casting for Is This a Room by Andy Lefkowitz

The full company of stars from the acclaimed world premiere staging of Tina Satter's Is This a Room has signed on to reprise their performances for the upcoming remount of the new play at…

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"There Is Always A Door Waiting To Be Opened." by Mo Brady

by Lance Wiener Stephanie Klemons The multi-talented Stephanie…

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Stratford Festival 2020 to Include Chicago, Wendy & Peter Pan, 2 Musical World Premieres, More by Dan Meyer

Spamalot, Wolf Hall, and Three Tall Women will also be staged.

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CBS strikes deal to reunite with Viacom

Two halves of historic media empire reunite to take on competitors

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"Together We Are One" by Angela Tricarico

 by Ryan Duncan Ryan Duncan (right) with Max Chernin in Passing Through (Photo by Diane Sobolewski) …

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Audra McDonald and Seth Rudetsky to Offer Steppenwolf Benefit by Adam Hetrick

The evening will include songs from McDonald’s career and the behind-the-scenes stories that go with them.

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Cicely Tyson to Join New OWN Series Cherish the Day by Emily Selleck

The Tony winner will play a stage and screen star in the series, executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.

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Full Cast Announced for Peter Dinklage Led CYRANO; Grace McLean, Jasmine Cephas Jones, and More

The New Group announces full casting for Cyrano, with Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Hillary Fisher, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean…

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COME FROM AWAY & The Loukoumi Foundation Partner on Book of Inspiring Stories

The Loukoumi Make A Difference Foundation and the award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY have partnered to share their joint message of kindness in the new book Inspiring Stories That Make A…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Philadelphia Orchestra Cancels Placido Domingo Appearance After Harassment Claims by Artsjournal

“The Philadelphia Orchestra Association has withdrawn its invitation to Plácido Domingo to appear as part of its Opening Night concert on September 18, 2019. We are committed to providing…

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Almost All Languages Have Some Version Of The Expression, ‘It’s Greek To Me’ by Artsjournal1

Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, and Dutch, along with English, assign Greek this particular honor. In the Baltic languages, it’s Spanish; the Bulgarians use “Patagonian.” And …

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Can Theatre Motivate Action On Climate Change? by Artsjournal

“It’s all about awareness and action. The artist’s job is to raise consciousness and cut through the complacency. I asked playwrights to meditate on the theme of, ‘Wake up—act now!…

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How They Design The Cards For ‘Magic: The Gathering’ by Artsjournal1

“Mark [Rosewater, head designer,] explains how, once he and his team come up with the creative concept for a particular Magic set, there are lots of other things to think about. They have …

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Breaking: Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse Will Lead HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE on Broadway in 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) and Daryl Roth, Cody Lassen, The Dodgers in association with the Vineyard Theatre have just anno…

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Cicely Tyson Joins Cast of Ava DuVernay's New Anthology Series on OWN

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that award-winning screen legend Cicely Tyson has joined the cast of filmmaker Ava DuVernay's new anthology series “Cherish the Day,” her secon…

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BECKETT’S LAST TAPES by Robert Shuman

Listen Robert McCrum explores the elusive Samuel Beckett’s astonishing literary career through rare audio tape recordings from the Samuel Beckett Research Centre at the University of Readi…

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A Tribute to Broadway’s Prince by Ron Fassler

‘Up In the Cheap Seats’ author Ron Fassler looks back on Hal Prince’s immeasurable contribution to Broadway.

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BWW Review: Cary Gitter's "The Sabbath Girl" at Penguin Rep: A well-told tale and a wonderful new work: Final Week! by Peter Danish

Superbly directed by Joe Brancato, MADISON MICUCCI is the play's emotional engine while JEREMY RISHE plays the multi-dimentional "Seth"revealing complex layers with great wit and humor!

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The Phantom of the Opera’s Jeremy Stolle to Play Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Ali Ewoldt will also appear in the benefit concert for Broadway Hearts, a non-profit that brings entertainment to children in New York-area hospitals.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Samuel French Unveils Lineup for 44th Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee is this year's honorary playwright.

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Watch: Jeremy Jordan sing a track from the soon-to-be-released What’s Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress

Sara Bareilles has often spoken about the amount of music that had to be cut before the final version of Waitress made it to Broadway. Now fans of the show are going to get to hear ‘What…

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Now Opening: ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge on Broadway by Ron Fassler

The Public Theater’s star-studded monologues come to Broadway

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Review: Berkshire Theatre's "Shrek" One of my Favorites of many Colonial Theatre performances runs thru Aug 25th! by Kelly Bevan McIlquham

The music is infectious. The voices and the humor of the entire cast - most especially the leads RYLAN MORSBACH as "Shrek" and ALEX GETLIN as "Fiona" - simply blew me away! Deserved Standi…

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Review: ‘Enron’ at 4615 Theatre Company Is an Excellent Investment by John Stoltenberg

Back in 1998, the official Enron vision and values statement had a line in it that said: “Ruthlessness, callousness, and arrogance don’t belong here.” Two years later, as the company…

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Opera Star Plácido Domingo Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations as 9 Women Come Forward by Ryan McPhee

The women detailed multiple accounts that date back to the late 1980s.

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Review: Heidi Armbruster's "Mrs Christie" at Dorset Theatre has a twinkle in her eye and many good laughs! by Gail Burns

Under the spritely direction of GIOVANNA SCARDELLI, "Mrs Christie" is a most entertaining melange of biography, sparkling with magical realism and theatrical wit.

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The Glass Menagerie at the Wild Project by Stagelight

New York, New York August 13, 2019— Ruth Stage is thrilled to present a chilling new take on Tennessee Williams’ seminal play, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, directed by Austin Pendleton and …

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‘How I Learned to Drive’ Is Finally Coming to Broadway. With Its Original Stars. by Michael Paulson

Mary-Louise Parker will reunite with her original co-star, David Morse, in the spring for the Broadway debut of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer-winning play.

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Watch Broadway’s John Arthur Greene Perform His New Single ‘Line and the Letting Go’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tootsie actor shows his singer-songwriter side in the new music video.

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Mary-Louise Parker & David Morse To Star In Broadway’s ‘How I Learned To Drive’ by Greg Evans

Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse will star in a 2020 Broadway production of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize winning How I Learned to Drive, reprising roles they originated Off Broadway in 1…

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‘How I Learned to Drive’ will make its Broadway premiere this spring by Caitlin Huston

Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “How I Learned to Drive” will premiere on Broadway this spring.  The play, which had its world premiere at the Vineyard Theatre in 1997 and then t…

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Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse to Star in Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive—Again—on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The landmark play's original 1997 stars return for its Broadway premiere, directed by Mark Brokaw.

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Boomtown whipped up by Neville Staple, San Salvador and BCUC

The three acts brought political sharpness, percussive and vocal attack to a windy Mattingley Bowl in Hampshire

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Metro DC’s National Philharmonic Is Officially Saved From Bankruptcy by Artsjournal1

“On Saturday afternoon, the orchestra’s board voted unanimously for a transition plan … which calls for the exit of the orchestra’s top leadership [and] brings a temporary close to w…

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The Most Visited Single-Artist Museum In The World? It’s Not The Van Gogh Museum Anymore by Artsjournal1

“The art collective teamLab’s new, immersive museum in Tokyo attracted more visitors than the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam last year, and twice the combined number of visitors to the thr…

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Bob Wilber, Who Specialized In Early Jazz, Dead At 91 by Artsjournal1

“While other budding jazz musicians of the 1940s were enamored of the daring bebop innovations of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Mr. Wilber, … a clarinetist and saxophonist who was …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:24PM

Memoir By Kurdish Prisoner In Australia’s Offshore Migrant Camp Keeps Winning Book Awards (Which He Accepts Via WhatsApp) by Artsjournal1

Behrouz Boochani’s No Friend but the Mountains, which recounts his escape from Iran to Indonesia and onward to Australia by boat, has just won the $25,000 National Biography Award, the fou…

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12-Year-Old Debuts His First Broadway Musical by Artsjournal

“I was bitten by the theater bug from a very, very young age,” he tells The Post in his high-pitched voice. Just weeks after the family moved to New York from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Josh…

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”Apocalypse Now’ Is Not An Anti-War Film’, Says Its Director by Artsjournal1

Francis Ford Coppola: “No one wants to make a pro-war film, everyone wants to make an anti-war film. But an anti-war film, I always thought, should be … something filled with love and pe…

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In Russia, Stand-Up Comedy Is New. Female Comedians Are Very New — But They’re Catching On by Artsjournal1

“Slowly at first — but now in increasing numbers — Russian female comics are taking to the stage to challenge the status quo. Embedded in the humor are also serious reckonings on their…

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Refugees, Migrants And The Role(s) Of The Arts by Artsjournal

According to the annual Global Trends Report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, released on June 19, nearly 70.8 million people worldwide had been displaced as of the en…

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Swim review at Pleasance Courtyard – ‘episodic and affecting’ by Rosemary Waugh

Swim is a show about grief, friendship and wild swimming. It’s also about miscommunication or the inevitable barriers existing between one person’s

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Duke Oldřich & Washerwoman Božena, the True Story by Innovative Theatre Foundation

Produced by GOH Productions in association with Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) Created & Directed by Vít Hořejš Nominations: Outstanding Costume Design - Michelle Be…

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Media Commentary: Walter Lippmann and the Need for Reliable News by Dan Kennedy

99 years after Liberty and the News, Walter Lippmann’s hopes for journalism remain largely unfulfilled. The post Media Commentary: Walter Lippmann and the Need for Reliable News appeared f…

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Film Review: “Them That Follow” — Of Serpents and Sects by Peg Aloi

feels both cautionary and elegiac; it is obviously relevant in these times of extremism and the rise of small town tyrannies. The post Film Review: “Them That Follow” — Of Serpents an…

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Dance Review: “Gallim” — Extremes of Stress and Release by Jessica Lockhart

Gallim specializes in depicting raw emotions through movement. The post Dance Review: “Gallim” — Extremes of Stress and Release appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Review: The Comedy of Errors, The Place, Bedford by Jamie Williams

Review: The Comedy of Errors, The Place, Bedford4.0starsAs part of a collaboration with The Place, Bedford, we are publishing reviews by three young writers between June and August 2019. Thi…

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Romeo and Juliet review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘messy and naff update’ by Tim Bano

Guy Masterson and Nick Hennegan have long form at the Fringe, separately and together. But here, with Masterson as producer and Hennegan

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Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year by Nancy Coleman

The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50.

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Classic August Wilson blues drama revived in San Francisco by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Multi Ethnic Theater presents August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" in San Francisco through Sept. 1.

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Do we really need quotas to achieve casting inclusivity? by Susan Elkin

The point – and it’s a major one – is that the actor, irrespective of all other considerations, must be the best possible interpreter of the role for the work in question.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Pathetic Fallacy review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘ecologically sound but fragmented’ by Paul Vale

This new piece from award-winning Canadian company the Chop takes audience participation to new heights. For ecological reasons, Anita is reducing her

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FIRST LOOK: Get a glimpse of the trumpets and tension in Two’s Company’s revival of Go Bang Your Tambourine by Featured Content

From tuneful trumpet practice to to rather more violent domestic exchanges, check out these fantastic production images to get a taste for the new revival of Philip King's 1970s drama Go Ban…

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Einstein review at the Pleasance, Edinburgh – ‘uneventful and meandering’ by Paul Vale

Former The Stage Edinburgh Award winner and Fringe stalwart Pip Utton is no stranger to creating shows based on complex and often

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Patti Murin, Ryann Redmond, and Kate Rockwell to Join Amanda Green at Birdland by Adam Hetrick

The stars of Frozen and Mean Girls will join Green for the latest installment of her monthly concert series.

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Bonnie Milligan, More Strip Down With The Skivvies at Joe's Pub by Nathan Skethway

The underwear-clad musical duo returned to Joe’s Pub August 5.

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WATCH: Take a trip to an East End wonderland with the trailer for Alice in Canning Town by Featured Content

As Alice in Canning Town brings its East End reinvention of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Newham playground, Arc in the Park, get a flavour for the show with this new trailer. And book…

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From Almasi to Ojai: Play Development Goes Global by American Theatre Editors

A new play about health-care inequity gets the new-works-festival treatment in Zimbabwe and California.

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Sarah Silverman Musical ‘The Bedwetter’ Lands Director, New Off Broadway Premiere Date by Greg Evans

Sarah Silverman’s Off Broadway musical The Bedwetter has found its director along with a new premiere date: Anne Kauffman will direct the Atlantic Theater Company production, with previews…

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An Exclusive Look at the Cast of the Goodspeed's Passing Through by Nathan Skethway

The cast of the new musical, currently playing in Connecticut, celebrated its cast in a new photo shoot.

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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead National Tour Of A BRONX TALE

NETworks Presentations announced today principal casting for the 2019a?"2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri,…

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The Green Room: What’s the secret of comedy? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​​​​​​ Velma

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Front Porch opens its doors to award-winning 'Fun Home' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the company’s season finale, veteran Pittsburgh actor Daniel Krell plays the closeted father in a musical about family.

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Meaghan Martin: ‘I got my first job after auditioning for one of my heroes’ by John Byrne

My first job was the role of Kendra in a workshop of Jason Robert Brown’s musical 13. It was in Los Angeles

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Anne Kauffman to Direct New Sarah Silverman Musical The Bedwetter Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Obie-winning director of The Lucky Ones will direct the spring production at the Atlantic.

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Jason Danieley to Host Concert Benefit Celebrating Late Tony Honoree Marin Mazzie by Adam Hetrick

Liz Callaway, David Hyde Pierce, and Howard McGillin are among the performers who will pay tribute to the late Ragtime and Passion star.

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Broadway’s ‘Slave Play’ To Feature Acclaimed Off Broadway Cast Largely Intact by Greg Evans

Jeremy O. Harris’ Broadway-bound Slave Play will arrive with most of its acclaimed Off Broadway cast intact, producers announced today. Taking the stage at Broadway’s Golden Theatre next…

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Paul Alexander Nolan, Joaquina Kalukango & More to Star in Slave Play on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed work Slave Play. The previously announced production, directed by Robert O'Hara, will begin previews on Se…

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Jack Thorne & Matthew Warchus' A Christmas Carol Will Arrive on Broadway with Campbell Scott as Scrooge by Andy Lefkowitz

A new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story A Christmas Carol will debut on the Great White Way this holiday season. Adapted by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and…

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We Raise Our Cups! Tony-Winning Best Musical Hadestown Will Embark on a National Tour in 2020 by Ryan Gilbert

Let the world we dream about be the one we live in now! The new Broadway musical Hadestown will embark on a national tour in fall 2020. The traveling production of the Tony-winning Best Musi…

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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead the National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Ryan Gilbert

You've gotta look to your heart! 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani will lead the national tour of A Bronx Tale. Fradiani will star as Lorenzo in the road production of the popular musi…

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New adult musical comedy Tickle premieres at the King's Head in Oct

New adult musical comedy TICKLE, based on an incredible true story and documentary produced by Stephen Fry, premieres at London's King's Head Theatre this autumn. Casting is now announced. W…

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Director of ArtsEd Extra Jonathan Goodwin: ‘Dare to take risks and embrace failure’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in performance? Many of my teachers were inspirational, as well as my youth theatre directors. They guided

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Sea Sick review at CanadaHub, Edinburgh – ‘eloquent and galvanising’ by Natasha Tripney

According to journalist Alanna Mitchell, if we really want to understand the environmental crisis facing the planet, we need to look to

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In ‘Midsummer,’ Love Is What You Eat by American Theatre Editors

Professionals from the food and theatre world are collaborating on a new take on Shakespeare, complete with crudités.

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Broadway producer Ben Sprecher arrested on child pornography charges by Ellie Harrison, Ellie Harrison

Sprecher, who was behind the failed musical Rebecca, was arrested early on Tuesday

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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Star in A Bronx Tale North American Tour by Andrew Gans

Stephen Edlund directs with choreography by Tony winner Sergio Trujillo.

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Post-Show Blues by Fountaintheatre

by Melina Young Post-show blues. It’s a common phrase among theatre folk. As we close the final performance of the Fountain Theatre’s arts education program, Walking the Beat Hollywood,…

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REVIEW: James Rowland Songs Of Friendship, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews James Rowland's Songs of Friendship now playing at Summerhall at Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: James Rowland Songs Of Friendship, Summerhall, Edi…

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‘Hadestown’ announces 2020 national tour by Caitlin Huston

“Hadestown” will launch a national tour beginning in the fall of 2020, the producers announced Tuesday.  Winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical, the “Hadestown” tour will vi…

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Campbell Scott To Get Scrooged For Broadway’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ This Holiday Season by Greg Evans

Actor Campbell Scott (House of Cards, Dying Young) will tackle the holiday season’s favorite miser with an eight-week Broadway run of A Christmas Carol, with Matthew Warchus directing the …

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Woke up Broadway: the difficulty of updating stories for the stage by Alexis Soloski

The uptick in hauling older scripts, from Tootsie to Moulin Rouge, to the stage has left playwrights with many hurdles Here is a question from Tootsie, the Broadway musical about an out-of-w…

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‘You’re fully caught up with the rise & rise of Eva’: EVITA – Open Air Theatre ★★★★ by Johnny Fox

At last, someone has laid the sugary ghost of Elaine Paige. Jamie Lloyd’s stripped-back Evita at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park has all the metallic modernity of their Jesus Chris…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 8/11/2019: Summer Days, Drifting Away by Reilly Hickey

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending August 11, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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Review: Lamplighters sails G&S’ ‘Pinafore’ with an assured hand by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Lamplighters is well-versed in Gilbert and Sullivan's 'H.M.S. Pinafore," and its shows in this razor-sharp production.

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Rock of Ages Star Kirsten Scott Belts The House Down Singing Three Musical Dream Roles For Her Broadway Bucket List

Rock of Ages leading lady Kirsten Scott shows off her huge range and talent with performances from Ragtime, Big Fish and tick, tick...BOOM!

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Islander review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘magical new folk musical’ by Tim Bano

Folklore and myth are brought dizzyingly up to date in Finn Anderson and Stewart Melton’s live-layered musical, using just two voices and

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Jeremy Kushnier, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Joseph Medeiros Cast in Loch Ness, a New Musical by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in September at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival.

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Mighty review at the Pleasance, Edinburgh – ‘engaging exploration of heightism’ by Tim Bano

It’s never unimportant to have unconscious bias made conscious. In this solo piece, Jack Britton – 5ft 4 3/4in – takes us

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Netflix Sets Premiere Date for Film Adaptation of American Son, Starring Kerry Washington by Dan Meyer

The movie reunites Washington with onstage co-stars Jeremy Jordan, Steven Pasquale and Eugene Lee.

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REVIEW: Bi-Cycle, Underbelly George Square, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Sam Anderson in Bi-Cycle now playing at Underbelly George Square at the Edinburgh Fringe. Bi-Cycle Underbelly George Square, Edinburgh Festival Fringe.…

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Whiteness, Patriarchy, and Resistance in Actor Training Texts by Amy Steiger

By Amy Steiger. Amy Steiger reflects on some of the classic acting texts—which are overwhelmingly written by cis white men and use colonialist, binary, and patriarchal language and narrati…

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Kerry Washington takes her Broadway role to Netflix in first American Son photos by Nick Romano

For those who couldn’t make the trip to New York City to see Kerry Washington on Broadway in American Son, Netflix dropped a first look at its upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed play. W…

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Broadway producer Ben Sprecher arrested on child porn charges by Stephanie Pagones

Broadway producer Ben Sprecher — the man behind the failed musical “Rebecca” — was arrested early Tuesday on charges of possession of child pornography, sources told The Post. Sprech…

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Producer of Failed REBECCA Musical, Ben Sprecher, Arrested

According to the New York Post, Ben Sprecher, producer of the doomed Broadway musical Rebecca, was arrested today, August 13, for possession of child pornography.

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VIDEO: Josh Gad & James Corden Recreate Summer 2019's Biggest Films

On Monday night's episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden, James Corden and Josh Gad tell viewers about how they were were cast as leads in 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood,' 'Hobbs &a…

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AMERICAN SON to be Released on Netflix Following Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

AMERICAN SON will debut on November 1 on Netflix, following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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WAITRESS Will Release EP of Cut Songs and Demos; Watch Jeremy Jordan Perform 'Without A Believer'

The producers of Waitress have announced that a new EP, titled a?oeWhat's Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress,a?? will be released. The album features outtakes and demos recorded by Sar…

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Campbell Scott Will Lead A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway

It's official! The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, comes to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only following critically acclaimed runs at London's Old Vic. Two visionary t…

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Review: Acing Company's Native Son/Masure Fpr Measure at curtainup.com/ by Gregory Wilson

Richard Wright and William Shakespeare are justly praised for their depth and breadth of thought; I wish that in the zeal to focus them on single concepts, these productions didn't reduce th…

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Matthew Lopez Talks About the Unusual Love Affair that Inspired The Inheritance by Gerard Raymond For Broadway Direct

It all began when 15-year-old Matthew Lopez’s mother took him to see the Merchant Ivory movie adaptation of E.M. Forster’s Howards End. “With that one day at the movies, it seems prett…

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Sara Bareilles to Release Never-Before-Heard Waitress Songs on New Album by Emily Selleck

The EP will will feature outtakes and demos of tunes cut from the musical.

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The Exhilarating Experience of Binge-Watching The Inheritance by Gerard Raymond For Broadway Direct

Matthew Lopez’s two-part play about contemporary gay life in New York, The Inheritance, was a runaway critical and popular hit when it premiered in London last year. Audiences compared t…

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‘A Christmas Carol’ to play holiday run on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“A Christmas Carol” will transfer to Broadway this winter from the West End.  Written by Jack Thorne, the book writer of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and directed by Matthew …

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Emily Davis to Star in Is This a Room Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The entire cast of the show’s original run returns for the Vineyard theatre production this fall.

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The Inheritance Comes Home by Broadway Direct

A new play, generations in the making begins with this trailer. The Inheritance is coming to Broadway this Fall starting September 27. The post The Inheritance Comes Home appeared first on B…

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Mean Girls' Reneé Rapp, The Phantom of the Opera Star Ben Crawford, More Set for Final Broadway in Bryant Park by Andrew Gans

The free lunchtime concert series concludes August 15 in the midtown park.

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Way Down Hadestown – Tony Winner to Tour by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The train to Hadestown may be stopping in your neighborhood. The 2019 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Hadestown will begin a North American Tour in the Fall of 2020. The musical, written …

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‘Hadestown’ Sets National Tour: Multiple Tony Winner Hits Road In 2020 by Greg Evans

Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell’s hit Broadway show as popular with audiences as with critics and Tony voters, will launch a national tour in the fall of 2020, producers have announced. The tou…

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A Christmas Carol, Starring Campbell Scott, to Play Broadway by Olivia Clement

The House of Cards actor will star as Scrooge in the solo play from Harry Potter playwright Jack Thorne.

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Look Back at Sebastian Stan in Picnic on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The stage and screen star celebrates his birthday August 13.

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Campbell Scott to Star in Broadway ‘Christmas Carol’ by Michael Paulson

The film and TV actor will portray Scrooge in Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Dickens, which has been a London holiday hit since 2017.

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Joel Montague Replaces Matt Cardle in Falsettos at London’s The Other Palace by Andrew Gans

Performances of the William Finn and James Lapine musical begin August 30.

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Cast of Slave Play Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The forthcoming Broadway premiere of the Jeremy O. Harris drama Slave Play has a full cast. Producers announced today that Ato Blankson-Wood, James Cusati-Moyer, Sullivan Jones, Chalia La To…

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Jeremy Jordan Sings Unreleased Song “Without a Believer” from Waitress by Broadway Direct

Jeremy Jordan Sings "Without a Believer", an unheard track from the hit musical Waitress. Hear Sara Bareilles sing this song and more on the new EP "What's Not Inside," available for pre-ord…

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A Christmas Carol Comes to Broadway Starring Campbell Scott by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The yuletide just got a whole lot merrier on the Great White Way. The Old Vic production of A Christmas Carol, adapted from the Charles Dickens classic by Jack Thorne, is headed to Broadway …

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3-Time Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Lands Role on Flack by Dan Meyer

The stage and screen veteran will join Anna Paquin in the PR-themed dark comedy.

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019: Summerhall round-up by Dave Pollock, Dave Pollock

Former veterinary school has imprinted itself as the third home of exceptionally good stage work during the festival

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Actually review at Trafalgar Studios, London – ‘poses more questions than it answers’ by Dave Hollander

Describing what happens after a drunken one-night stand between two first-year students at an Ivy League university, Anna Ziegler’s Actually assesses the

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VIDEO: Cast of HADESTOWN Performs Mashup on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

On Tuesday morning, the stars of the hit Broadway musical perform a medley of 'Way Down Hadestown' and 'Wait For Me,' live on Good Morning America.

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Jason Danieley Will Honor Late Wife Marin Mazzie With SUNFLOWER POWER HOUR Benefit Concert

Jason Danieley will honor his late wife Marin Mazzie with Sunflower Power Hour, a benefit concert in support of Cancer Support Community. On September 13, 2018, Mazzie passed away from ovari…

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VIDEO: HADESTOWN Announces a National Tour!

On Tuesday morning, the cast of Hadestown performed on Good Morning America. Before the performance, the shows stars Reeve Carney and Andre De Shields made the announcement that Hadestown i…

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Nick Cordero, Etai Benson, and More Join Reeve Carney and Amy Spanger in OSWALD Musical Concert

Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero (A Bronx Tale, Waitress) has joined the previously announced performers Reeve Carney (Hadestown, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark) and Amy Spanger (Matilda, Elf)…

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Full Cast Set for Broadway Transfer of Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play by Ryan McPhee

Many cast members of the play's Off-Broadway premiere will reprise their performances this fall.

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Beyond the Glass Ceiling: A Review of Women of 4G at Babes With Blades Theatre Company by Hayley Osborn

This sci-fi original is part classic murder-mystery, part probing workplace drama. 

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The Old Vic Theatre announces Harriet Mackie as new producer

Senior Producer of Edinburgh's Lyceum Theatre Harriet Mackie will be departing Scotland to become the new Old Vic Theatre producer in London. The young talent will take over from Georgia Ga…

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REVIEW: The Adventures Of Butt Boy and Tigger, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews The Adventures Of Butt Boy and Tigger presented by Outcast Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: The Adventures Of Butt Boy and Tigger, Ed…

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Old Vic appoints Harriet Mackie as producer by Georgia Snow

Harriet Mackie has been appointed producer at the Old Vic. Mackie joins from the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, where she has

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Claims mount against London’s Courtyard Theatre as actor training company severs ties by Giverny Masso

Performer training company the Actors Class is cutting ties with Hoxton’s Courtyard Theatre after seven years due to claims of non-payment and

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Next up for barebones: gritty 'True West,' then dance fever for holiday season by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Sam Shepard play begins Sept. 6 at the Black Box theater in Braddock; the new play “Dance Nation” runs Nov. 22-Dec. 15.

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REVIEW: Anguis, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Sheila Atim’s promising debut play Anguis at Gilded Balloon Teviot at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: Anguis, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe …

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On Adjacent Stages, Two Haunted Houses, Circa 1882 and 2019 by Jesse Green

A sumptuous Ibsen revival starring Uma Thurman and a knockout premiere by Adam Bock close the Williamstown season with a metaphysical “boo!”

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OKLAHOMA! Cast Members Will Celebrate Cast Recording Release at Barnes and Noble

Members of the cast of Oklahoma! will appear at Barnes and Noble to celebrate the show's cast recording release with an in-store performance and signing on August 22.

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Under-performed feminist masterpiece 'Fefu and Her Friends' is reborn at the Odyssey by Charles McNulty

'Fefu and her Friends,' María Irene Fornés' feminist classic, is reborn at the Odyssey Theatre

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‘It knows what its audience wants’: VET. DETECTIVE. – Bristol ★★★★ by Kris Hallett

It may not be the company hitting their absolute heights, but it knows what its audience wants having been versed over the past few years and plays all the hits. Like your favourite festival…

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Review: Is it right to bring a child into today’s world? ‘Lungs’ wrestles with the question. by Misha Berson

In this perceptive and unfailingly intelligent one-act work, forcefully performed and precisely staged by Really Really Theatre Group, finding consensus is difficult in an era when the fate …

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Joel Montague to play Mendel in UK premiere of Falsettos

It has just been announced that acclaimed London theatre actor Joel Montague will be starring as Mendel in the upcoming highly-anticipated London stage debut of Falsettos. The hit Broadw…

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Good news for girls’ schools — Malory Towers is back

Single-sex education was the norm when Enid Blyton was writing and it has lessons for us today

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Ripples of Change by Eric Ulloa

Documenting real-life tragedy onstage The post Ripples of Change appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Nine Women Accuse Plácido Domingo Of Sexual Harassment by Artsjournal1

“For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the…

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Major NHS Hospital In UK Institutes Arts-As-Patient-Care Program by Artsjournal1

“University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust’s board agreed to continue funding a pilot scheme initiated last year, suggesting that creative activities could reduce the need for ce…

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Ejaculation review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘earnest but confusing’ by Nicole Serratore

Finnish artists Essi Rossi and Sarah Kivi set out to educate themselves and the audience on women, sex, and desire in Ejaculation:

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Swiss Selection Edinburgh review – lives of sex workers laid bare by Mark Fisher

Summerhall, EdinburghIn a series of autofictional shows, Traumboy and Traumgirl offer insights of varying quality amid the intimate revelations and erotic dancing ‘I’m not the person mos…

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Did you hear the one about the comedians sharing a flat at Edinburgh festival? by Chris Wiegand

Performing at the fringe can cost a fortune – little wonder so many comics bunk in together. We drop in on Jon Richardson, Rose Matafeo and Josie Long, among others, to see how they live I…

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Actually review – two sides of the story about a date gone wrong by Michael Billington

Trafalgar Studios, LondonPhotograph 51 playwright Anna Ziegler returns with a problematic two-hander that asks us to decide where the truth lies In Photograph 51, Anna Ziegler attacked the …

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Fishbowl review – delightful view from the rooms at the top by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThree neighbours in a Parisian apartment block squabble, fall in love and steal each other’s biscuits in an appealing wordless comedy It won a Molière award …

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'Whenever you have sex, it’s on your mind': Tom Rosenthal on turning circumcision into comedy by Ryan Gilbey

The procedure left the comedian with sexual anxiety – and a tell-all show at the Edinburgh festival Journalistic etiquette decrees that any delicate questions are usually saved until near …

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NEWS: Emma Rice’s adaptation of Wise Children hits 250 cinema screens from 3 Oct by Featured Content

More2Screen has announced the cinema release of the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Angela Carter’s Wise Children, which will be screened in more than 250 cinemas across the UK an…

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‘Slave Play’ announces full Broadway cast by Caitlin Huston

“Slave Play” will bring the majority of its Off-Broadway cast to Broadway this fall.  The Broadway cast will feature Paul Alexander Nolan, Ato Blankson-Wood, James Cusati-Moyer, Sulliva…

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Class Notes: From “Little Gem,” Brenda Meaney by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Brenda Meaney, cast member from “Little Gem” playing off-Broadway at Irish Repertory Theater. Class Notes actively covers New York’s current the…

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5 Emmy Nominated TV Shows For The Theatre Nerd by Isabelle Zuniga

After the 71st Annual Emmy Awards nominations were announced last week, the outcome became yet another reminder that we are inching further and further away from the whimsical, light-hearted…

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Missed out on your first-choice drama school? UCAS Clearing is not just a last resort by John Byrne

So the exam results are in and it looks like you might have to think again. Don’t get down, says John Byrne.

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Conspiracy review at Underbelly, Edinburgh – ‘intriguing and playful’ by Natasha Tripney

Three people sit at a desk in front of a blown-up version of the iconic, depression-era photograph Lunch Atop a Skyscraper. Something

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Bible John review at the Pleasance, Edinburgh – ‘muddled exploration of true crime’ by Natasha Tripney

There’s no faulting the ambition of Poor Michelle’s new show. It sets out to tell the story of Bible John, the serial

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:36AM

Arts Not An Indulgence When So Many Social Justice Issues Need Attention by Joe Patti

Apparently Vu Le of Nonprofit AF blog spoke at Association of California Symphony Orchestras last week. (those lucky dogs) In his post this week, he addresses the question about whether arts…

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CD REVIEW: The Will Rogers Follies by JK

I recently revisited this blast from the past, and loved it so much I couldn't wait for another Throwback Thursday. So, I guess this is a Throwback Tuesday... Anyway, back in 1991, while eve…

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Review: The Canary and the Crow, Roundabout at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Hannah Hobson

Review: The Canary and the Crow, Roundabout at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 5.0stars From Middle Child’s work over the past year we can expect their offering at this year’s Edinburgh Fri…

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Review: Mustard, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Liam McCarthy

Review: Mustard, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 4.0stars Eva O’Connor, whose Maz and Bricks played Edinburgh Fringe last year, is back in Summerhall with a scorching, honest and  brutally n…

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Review: Where to Belong, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Liam McCarthy

Review: Where to Belong, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsYou have to get up early to see Victor Esses’ Where to Belong, playing each morning at 10am in Summerhall, but if you do, you…

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‘Thoughtful arguments grounded in a recognisable reality’: ACTUALLY – West End by Maryam Philpott

Actually has its issues as a drama and the heavily discursive competing narratives approach limits how the play is staged that can feel repetitive at times, but Ziegler has created a scenari…

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Edinburgh Fringe 2019 reviews: Darren McGarvey AKA Loki: Scotland Today / Scottee: Class by David Kettle

Two vicious dissections of class and identity might just leave you reeling Darren McGarvey AKA Loki: Scotland Today The Stand's New Town Theatre ★★★★★   

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Edinburgh International Festival 2019 review: Roots by David Kettle

Captivating and macabre, 1927's new show marks a partial return to their own origins A fat cat who gobbles up everything in sight. A king who tests his wife’s fidelity with increasingly ho…

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Activities to do during Kids Week by Carly-Ann Clements

As part of Kids Week, you can treat your child to a free activity as well as a theatre show! Check out our exclusive workshops and Q&As. The post Activities to do during Kids Week appear…

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Bachelorettes, Brawls and Body Cameras: A Night at the Theater in London by Alex Marshall

Some West End theaters are fitting staff members with recording devices to deal with alcohol-fueled bad behavior.

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Catching Comets review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘smart action-movie spoof’ by David Pollock

Amusingly pitched as “a disaster movie about falling in love”, this new show from writer and director Piers Black ties two separate

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Mustard review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘poetic monologue about heartbreak and condiments’ by Natasha Tripney

Eva O’Connor’s solo show straddles the line between dramatic monologue and performance art. While clubbing in south London, a young woman meets

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Colm Feore will reopen the Stratford Festival’s Tom Patterson Theatre Centre as Richard III by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

The Shakespeare play is a highlight of the 2020 season, which also includes a reimagined Chicago, directed and choreographed by Donna Feore.

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Daddy Drag review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘poignant drag king show about fathers’ by Natasha Tripney

Leyla Josephine swaggers on stage in a dressing gown, vest and pants. With a stubbled chin and padded gut, she’s clad in

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REVIEW: A War Of Two Halves, Tynecastle Football Stadium ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews A War Of Two Halves now playing at the Tyncastle Football Stadium as part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2019. This post REVIEW: A War Of Two Halves, Tynecast…

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Joel Montague replaces Matt Cardle in Falsettos by Carly-Ann Clements

As if Tuesdays weren't bad enough, you have to be faced with the news that Matt Cardle has had to pull out of the UK premiere of Falsettos. But it's not all doom and gloom. Replacing Matt wi…

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E8 review at Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh – ‘authentic but awkward’ by Fergus Morgan

There’s an urgency and intensity to Marika Mckennell’s E8, but there’s a clumsiness and a clunkiness, too. Developed by Oxford’s North Wall

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Wake Up With BWW 8/13: DIANA and THE LIGHTNING THIEF Come to Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: Diana and The Lightning Thief will both come to Broadway!

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Watching Glory Die review at Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh – ‘heartbreaking tale of teen in prison’ by Nicole Serratore

Watching Glory Die makes clear from its title where it is going to go. Based on a true story about a young

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‘Iris Theatre has managed to create almost an entirely new genre’: The Hunchback of Notre Dame – St Paul’s Church ★★★★ by Luca Molinari

The concept of the piece was fascinating, with the production beginning with an introduction of the actors in a travelling performance group tasked with telling the story of The Hunchback of…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? by Rachel Aroesti

From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019 There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysom…

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REVIEW: The Thinking Drinkers, Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the new comedy show from The Thinking Drinkers at Underbelly, Bristo Square, at Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: The Thinking Drinkers, Underbelly Brist…

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Turtle Company at Edinburgh Fringe: The South Koreans creating ‘analogue’ theatre by Nick Awde

Nick Awde speaks to Turtle Company’s British co-director Stevan Mijailovic about bringing its children’s show Joyce to the Edinburgh Fringe South Korea’s

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‘The pendulum swings both ways’: ACTUALLY – West End ★★★★ by Marika Visser

Set against the backdrop of Princeton University, Actually provides a reminder that, even in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, there remain plenty of grey areas when it comes down to defining …

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One Two One Two theatre company: ‘The language and the nationality of our audience doesn’t matter’ by Nick Awde

A growing genre across Continental Europe, music theatre is an alien concept in the UK. Nick Awde meets Zoe Ní Riordáin and

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Jake Gyllenhaal is his 'Best Self' in the Theater by Variety

  Behind the scenes at Broadway's "Sea Wall/A Life,' with Gyllenhaal and director Carrie Cracknell.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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REVIEW: Are we not drawn onward to a new erA, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Ontroerend Goed’s show, Are we not drawn onward to new erA, at Zoo Southside at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: Are we not drawn onward to a new erA, …

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Bob Wilber, RIP by Artsjournal1

We have learned that the superlative clarinetist and soprano saxophonist Bob Wilber died at his home in England earlier this month. – Doug Ramsey

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“Heedlessly Controversial” — Remembering Oscar Levant by Artsjournal1

That Levant was what he seemed was doubtless a key to his appeal. His authenticity has never appeared more exceptional: no present-day mainstream media personality – not even our President…

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Iris would have been 100 last month by Artsjournal1

It’s difficult to remember when I first met Iris Murdoch and John Bayley – in my experience, they were inseparable. – Paul Levy

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Borne on the Winds by Artsjournal1

The gray-haired man standing outside Jacob’s Pillow’s Ted Shawn Theater during intermission is explaining his reaction to Andrea Miller’s Boat to two attentive listeners. The members o…

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REVIEW: Wireless Operator, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews new play Wireless Operator with Thomas Dennis at Pleasance Courtyard at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: Wireless Operator, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburg…

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Lung theatre company: ‘The fringe is a space where people believe in theatre’s impact’ by Natasha Tripney

Touring theatre company Lung makes work that blurs the line between art and activism. Co-artistic directors Helen Monks and Matt Woodhead tell

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Sequins, sporrans, lechery and lap-dancing: why The Lady Boys of Bangkok rule the fringe by Alex Needham

Shunned by hipsters, adored by local Scots, they’re the fringe’s biggest show. How did this retro cocktail of cheesy euphoria become such a phenomenon? Friday night in Edinburgh and a tr…

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Edinburgh festival 2019: the 10 best jokes by Compiled By Paul Fleckney

From Chic’s ‘free cow’ to the perils of free-range chicken ... the funniest gags so far from this year’s standups Steff Todd: My new boyfriend told me he’s got my face as his wallp…

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Catherine Kodicek: Costume workers should lead the way in talking about menopause by Catherine Kodicek

There is a stereotype in theatre that describes certain types of older women with authority in costume. They are criticised for being

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Lyn Gardner: Don’t contribute to Edinburgh Fringe’s ‘unlovely’ winners and losers divide by Lyn Gardner

If you felt annoyed by your neighbours would you write something down and pop it through their letter box, and also the

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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A Cross-Curricular Comedy: Football Romeo by Lindsay Price

Both hilarious and touching, Football Romeo by Lindsay Price will appeal to those who love Shakespeare, those who fear Shakespeare, and those who’ve never heard of Shakespeare. The new dra…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Samantha Mathis Is Ready to 'Make Believe' On Stage - The TV and film star talks about tackling her second Off-Broadway play this summer

The TV and film star talks about tackling her second Off-Broadway play this summer---In Make Believe, Bess Wohl's haunting new play at Second Stage Theatre, Samantha Mathis plays Kate, a mid…

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