Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘The Wrong Man’ Sets a Universal Nightmare to Music by Ben Brantley

Ross Golan’s dark chamber musical, based on a concept album, stars the excellent Joshua Henry as an innocent man on the lam.

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Everyday cares, politics, economics, the larger part of general social interests—these make the kitchen of life. Art lives higher, observing from the height of its birdlike flights all tha…

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Review: The Wrong Man at by Elyse Sommer

With the help of Hamilton.>'s director Thomas Kail and orchestrator Alex Lacamoire, Ross Golan's almost two dozen story telling songs became the musical, The Wrong Man, now …

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(Laura Collins-Hughes’s article appeared in The New York Times, 10/3; via Pam Green.) George Bernard Shaw gets sensitively streamlined in a briskly entertaining production with winning per…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

The Eighth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival Launches This Week: How to Get Your Fringe On! by Patricia Mitchell

October 10 marks the Launch Party for the Eighth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival, a celebration of new and emerging independent theatre that will continue through October 20th. The kickoff…

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Review Roundup: Joshua Henry Stars In THE WRONG MAN At MCC Theater - See What The Critics Are Saying

MCC Theater's highly anticipated World Premiere of The Wrong Man, the new stage musical written by multi-platinum songwriter Ross Golan opened this week at The Newman Mills Theater at The Ro…

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COME FROM AWAY To Open In China In 2020

A new production of the global success, Come From Away, will open in its first non-English speaking country with a tour of China in 2020.

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Photo Flash: HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Receives 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award

Emmy and 2019 Tony Award-winning actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer, playwright and educator André De Shields received the 2019 Project1Voice Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Reviews are in for “The Wrong Man” Off-Broadway, Jason Gotay Joins NYCC’s “Evita,” “Fleabag” to Screen in US Cinemas “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, …

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Come From Away Will Tour China in 2020 by Adam Hetrick

The sixth production of the hit musical opens in Shanghai this coming May.

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‘Come From Away’ will launch a production in China by Caitlin Huston

“Come From Away” will open a new production in China in 2020, the musical’s first production in a non-English speaking country.  The production will be a tour beginning at SAIC-Shangh…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Adelaide Fringe announces 2020 Diamond Anniversary Ambassadors by Arts Review

Adelaide Fringe has announced its diamond anniversary ambassadors with Queen of Pop Marcia Hines, international superstar Amanda Palmer and glamazon-drag superhero Fez Faanana set to shine i…

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HOME by Arts Review

The City of Greater Dandenong’s annual exhibition, HOME has announced the six shortlisted national artists from a refugee or asylum seeker background, whose works will be on display at the…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Phil Scot and Catherine Alcorn: 30 Something by Arts Review

For their first collaboration together, 30 Something, Catherine Alcorn and Phil Scott have come up with the idea of recreating a New Year’s Eve Party in Kings Cross. A clever choice given …

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Beware of resellers touting ‘Hamilton’ tickets now, says Mirvish by The Canadian Press

Mirvish’s director of sales and marketing says he’d be “very surprised” if any tickets being offered online were real.

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The Wrong Man Review: Hamilton-Like in Form, The Anti-Hamilton in Content by New York Theater

“The Wrong Man,”  a sung-through musical starring the spectacular Joshua Henry,  may remind people of “Hamilton” in its catchy rap-inflected eclectic score and jerky hip hop chore…

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In The 50 Years Since Caravaggio’s Nativity Was Stolen, Have The Police Been Chasing Bogus Tips? by Artsjournal1

“[A] stream of stories, boasts and false leads has kept the police busy for years and has led to just two conclusions: the painting was stolen by the mafia, and it was then destroyed. … …

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Why Music Grabs Ahold Of Our Brains by Artsjournal

“We are essentially pattern-recognizing machines. Every great musician knows that a great performance involves building up tension to an eventual release. And that’s because that taps in…

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Facebook Would Pay $40 Million For Falsely Inflating Video Metrics by Artsjournal

The suit accused Facebook of acknowledging miscalculations in metrics upon press reports, but still not taking responsibility for the breadth of the problem. “The average viewership metric…

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Why Are Streaming Companies Paying Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars For Old TV Shows? by Artsjournal

These pricey deals for what is essentially digital reruns have, like the Seinfeld syndication deal two decades ago, raised eyebrows. Why are streaming companies willing to pay so much for sh…

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Advancing Philosophy Comes In Clarifying Existing Ideas by Artsjournal

“It is no triviality to define analytic philosophy. Broadly, it combines a faith in formal logic as a tool for eliminating philosophical confusion with an almost unquestioned, at least in …

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Mona Lisa Returns To Its Regular Refurbished Gallery by Artsjournal

The Louvre attracts 10.2 million people a year with about 80 per cent believed to come just to see the Mona Lisa. In July, officials had to restrict access for three days because of the chao…

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The Problem With Museums That Try To Tell The Story Of Classical Music by Artsjournal

Classical music institutions have a built-in challenge in trying to arrange exhibits for the public: Their default archival documents tend to be just the kind of dusty memento the stereotype…

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Tyshawn Sorey And The Dawning Of Musical Consciousness by Artsjournal

“Besides the physical notation, the sheet of paper or whatever, there’s also the psychological notation. That should also be there—where you can deal with the music on a real level. Wh…

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Zest Theatre’s Toby Ealden: How can we get Generation Z into theatres? by Toby Ealden

With young people now preferring to stay at home – where world-class entertainment is at their fingertips, many argue that theatre feels

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Stuck in Maine in ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’ by Maya Phillips

Friends and family about to be left behind when a young man goes to college reckon with a world of narrow choices in Chad Beckim’s play.

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See Ian Barford & More in Action with a First Look at Tracy Letts' Linda Vista by Caitlin Moynihan

Tracy Letts is back on Broadway...sort of. The Tony Award winner's new play Linda Vista is set to open at The Helen Hayes Theatre on October 10 and now we have a first look at the Broadway p…

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Saint Aubyn stops by HQ to chat about Ain't Too Proud and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Jason Gotay to Play Che in Evita at New York City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Strong-voiced star Jason Gotay has been cast as Che in New York City Center's upcoming special gala staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning musical Evita. The previously a…

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Saint Aubyn Wants You to Dance in the Aisles at Ain't Too Proud on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Joshua Morgan and Saint Aubyn in Ain't Too Proud (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Saint Aubyn is currently making audiences scream and shout with joy as Dennis Edwards in Ain't Too Proud – The Li…

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VIDEO: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Begins Previews At Baltimore Stage

The new play THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN starts previews tomorrow at Baltimore Center Stage.

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Photo Flash: First Look At Tracy Letts' LINDA VISTA On Broadway

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County) returns to Broadway this season with Linda Vista, a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the…

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BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 2019/2020

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you i…

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Tonya Pinkins' Truth and Reconciliation: Womyn Working it Out! by Sandra Mardenfeld

The cast; Photo by Katie Walenta While much of Tonya Pinkins' Truth and Reconciliation: Womyn Working it Out, a collective of nine 10-minute plays and songs about women and oppression per…

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Mariinsky Ballet’s ‘Paquita’: Glittering dancing but a skimpy story by Sarah L. Kaufman

Viktoria Tereshkina dazzles in the three-hour ballet, yet its plot doesn’t merit such a long exploration.

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How to Survive as a Dance Artist: Gabrielle Johnson on Creating a Company and Thriving in the Saturated NYC Dance World by The Dance Enthusiast

"Armed with a BFA from Alonzo King LINES Ballet at Dominican University, and an MFA from New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, Johnson started her own company, and has been popp…

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How to Get Broadway Tickets for Under $50

Looking for Broadway tickets for cheap? TodayTix has got your fix. Check out not one, not two, not three... but thirteen different Broadway shows that you can get tickets to for under $50. 

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Lucia Lucas makes theatre history by Peter J Snee

Lucia Lucas made theatre history on Saturday 5 October 2019, as the first openly transgender singer to perform with the English National Opera.’s Peter J Snee caught up w…

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Livestreaming the National Performance Network Annual Conference 2019

By . The National Performance Network presents their 2019 Annual Conference livestreaming from New Orleans on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at fr…

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Kristin Chenoweth Reveals That She Wants to Write a Broadway Musical

Stage and screen favorite Kristin Chenoweth is getting ready to return to Broadway this fall in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS. Kristin has Broadway pl…

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‘Sundown, Yellow Moon’ Has Big Intentions, But Little Impact by Matthew Wexler

Rachel Bonds' play with music about two sisters in a small Southern town fails to capture the full crescendo of a family in crisis. The post ‘Sundown, Yellow Moon’ Has Big Intentions, B…

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VIDEO: Mario Cantone Croons Impeachment Tune to Joy Behar on Her Birthday

Joy to the world! Monday October 7 was Joy Behar's birthday and no one is celebrating in more style than Mario Cantone. Cantone surprised the television host in the midst of an episode of Th…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & ly…

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Save on Tickets to See SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW on Broadway

One of the most successful international tours of all time, Tony Award-nominated SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW returns to Broadway for 8 weeks only! The romantically wistful theatrical adventure will be…

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Barcelona Dance Company Barred From Performing In Los Angeles

The Latino Theater Company announced today that it has been forced to cancel the two-week run of Spanish performance artist Marta Carrasco's 'Perra de Nadie' that was sponsored by SPAIN arts…

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Featured Contributors, Oct. 2019 by American Theatre Editors

A overview of indie theatre around the country, and a deep dive into a small Georgia town.

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'We are all observed now': Jenni Fagan on The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan

Fagan’s debut novel, about a 15-year-old counter-culture outlaw placed in the system, has now been brought to life by the National Theatre of Scotland The actors have become wild things. T…

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Lainie Kazan Will Return to Feinstein’s/54 Below This Fall by Adam Hetrick

Following her sold-out engagement last spring, the star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding is back with an encore performance this November.

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Jason Gotay Joins New York City Center's EVITA

BroadwayWorld has learned that Jason Gotay has joined New York City Center's Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 - 24. Gotay will bring to life Che Guevara.

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The Glass Menagerie Opens at The Wild Project by Olivia Clement

Austin Pendleton and Peter Bloch co-direct the Tennessee Williams classic, with inspiration from horror film master Wes Craven.

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BA or BFA: Which One is the Best for You? by Performerstuff

BA or BFA: Which One is the Best for You? Written by Elizabeth Thornton October 9, 2019 If you’re a junior or senior in high school who’s looking forward to college, picking the …

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Arts Admin Conferences You Should Know About by Ceci Dadisman

A while back, I asked my fellow arts administrators to help compile a list of conferences that are applicable to our field. Here is the finished list! Conferences for Arts Administrators We…

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Review: Pride and Prejudice at NextStop. This comedy has the playwright ensconced in the cast by Jeffrey Walker

Jane Austen’s resilient and comedic novel “Pride and Prejudice” has survived high school English classes, stuffy college seminars, the musical stage, several film adaptations, and even…

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Owning Her Power: Reneé Rapp, Regina George, and Compassionate Strength by Carey

Originally published on View this story online No one can accuse Reneé Rapp of method acting. The emerging star of Broadway’s Mean Girls, who brings the scheming Queen Bee …

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runboyrun & In Old Age by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Despite the fine writing and acting, these two plays do not stand alone: we are given no backstory to understand the context for these relationships in the longer saga; both plays dealing wi…

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Kathleen Turner & James Naughton to Star in Ivoryton's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

On December 8th and 9th, for two performances only, the Ivoryton Playhouse will present a very special production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL with Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winner K…

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VIDEO: Josh Groban Talks Singing in His Sleep, Radio City Residency on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Josh Groban joined Kelly Ripa as guest co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan today, filling in for Ryan Seacrest who was out. During the show, Groban tells Ripa about how he talks and sings i…

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Broadway Alum Jason Gotay Tapped to Play Che in New York City Center’s Evita by Dan Meyer

The star joins Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco in the limited engagement beginning November 13.

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A Look at Tracy Letts' Linda Vista on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new comedy opens October 10 at Second Stage's Helen Hayes Theatre.

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“Piano Bar Live!” Interactive Streaming Piano Bar Experience at Brandy’s – Mondays in October @ 7pm with Host Michael McAssey & October 14th G

ScoBar Entertainment has announced that PIANO BAR LIVE! is “Movin’ on up, to the East Side!” Mondays in October at Brandy’s Piano Bar on the Upper East Side, on October 14, 21 and 28…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Owning Her Power by Carey Purcell

Reneé Rapp, Regina George, and compassionate strength The post Owning Her Power appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Amber Iman and Angela Birchett to Join Christian Dante White at The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The recent My Fair Lady and Hello, Dolly! star will celebrate his birthday with his New York City solo concert debut.

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Hadestown Standout Afra Hines on Being Inspired by Savion Glover, Wicked and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Afra Hines is a standout ensemble member (and Persephone understudy) in the Tony-winning Hadestown, which marks her seventh Broadway production. Growing up in both Miami and Framingham, Mass…

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Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Two River Theater, Ogunquit Playhouse, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Tony Nominee Robin de Jesús, Jessica Vosk, Alexis Michele Set for Final El Conjunto Concert by Dan Meyer

The Viva Broadway Hispanic Heritage Month performance series concludes October 13.

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Principal Oboe for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Talks About Mozart's Oboe Concerto by Tim Munro

Jelena Dirks makes her first major concerto appearance with the orchestra. Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin leads the October 12 program.

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Luke Evans to Release Debut Album Featuring Covers of Cher, LES MIS, and More!

Luke Evans is set to release his debut album 'At Last' featuring covers of Les Misérables, Cher, and more! The album will be released out November 22.

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Paris Opera Director Stéphane Lissner Named Superintendent Of Teatro San Carlo In Naples by Artsjournal1

Lissner, who ran La Scala in Milan (2005-2012) before taking charge of the Opéra national de Paris, reaches France’s mandatory retirement age of 67 next year, so his contract there won’…

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Silicon Valley’s Miracle Tech Was Supposed To Make The World A Better Place. What Happened? by Artsjournal

These magical machines were supposed to provide a solution to the economic and political problems of the late twentieth century, a way to transcend and break free of the confining aspects of…

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Does George W. Bush’s Art Deserve A Show At The Kennedy Center? by Artsjournal

“By giving these paintings the endorsement of a professional exhibition, in the nation’s capital, with the imprimatur of a major arts center and by extension the federal government (whic…

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What The Fight Over A Rural Library Says About America by Artsjournal

“I didn’t realize it at first, but the fight over the library was rolled up into a bigger one about the library building, and an even bigger fight than that, about the county government,…

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A Black, Queer Kentuckian Returns Home To Take The Helm At Actors Theatre Of Louisville by Artsjournal1

After decades living and working all over the U.S., actor-director-choreographer Robert Barry Fleming is now in his first season as artistic director of one of the country’s most important…

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Marshall Efron, Star Of Idiosyncratic TV Comedies, Dead At 81 by Artsjournal1

“An actor and humorist, [he] was a core figure in two of the quirkiest television shows of the 1970s, The Great American Dream Machine and the children’s program Marshall Efron’s Illus…

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Inside the Stage Managers’ Association 2019 Del Hughes Awards by Marc J. Franklin

The annual event, celebrating lifetime achievement in the art of stage management, was celebrated at Connelly’s Times Square September 23.

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‘A Night With Janis Joplin’ lands in San Jose, Santa Rosa by Randy McMullen

The Tony Award-nominated musical "A Night With Janis Joplin,"starring Mary Bridget Davies, is in tour with stops in San Jose and Santa Rosa.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Chazz Palminteri sets the table for 'A Bronx Tale' with Mancini's visit by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The actor-writer was in town promoting the upcoming Pittsburgh debut of his autobiographical Broadway musical “A Bronx Tale.”

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Circle in the Square's Circle Series Continues Readings in October With Focus on Historical Figures by Dan Meyer

The series will explore the lives of ringleader P.T. Barnum, artist Giovanni Montorfano, and acrobat Wallace Porter this fall.

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Read Reviews for The Man in the White Suit in the West End by Playbill Staff

See what critics think of the London production, now playing at Wyndhams Theatre.

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Arts Feature: “Sesame Street” Comes to Harvard University to Celebrate Turning 50 by Susan Miron

The highly entertaining gala celebrated the five decade long partnership between TV's Sesame Street and Harvard University. The post Arts Feature: “Sesame Street” Comes to Harvard Univer…

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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ releases new trailer by Caitlin Huston

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” released a new trailer Wednesday, as part of a new advertising campaign for the Broadway show and an expansion to other productions worldwide.  The p…

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Photo Coverage: A BRONX TALE National Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road!

The 2019-2020 North American Tour of A Bronx Tale, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and l…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Spencer Glass Unpacks LESTAT on It's the Day of the Show Y'all!

In today's episode, watch as Spencer gives us a history lesson on Lestat and performs 'Sail Me Away.' This episode features videography by Dan Tracy (Broadway's Waitress), Michael Liepper on…

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Simon Helberg Joins Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard in Musical Drama ANNETTE

Simon Helberg has joined the cast of the Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard-led musical film 'Annette,' according to Deadline.

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‘For Colored Girls’ Is a Choreopoem. What’s a Choreopoem? by Brian Seibert

This landmark work, “a whole new form of theater,” originated with a poet, Ntozake Shange, dancing.

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Watch Sneak Peek of New Musical Last Days of Summer in Rehearsal by Adam Hetrick

The show, based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kluger, opens the George Street Playhouse's season.

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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 9 October by Kitty Underwood

#WeAreArrested announces casting, The Great Gatsby releases photos, and a charity partnership from Mamma Mia! in our round up of London Theatre News today. The post London Theatre News Today…

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Jeremy O. Harris and More on 'Starting Conversations' with Slave Play on Opening Night by

Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris and stars Joaquina Kalukango, Paul Alexander Nolan and more talk about representation and conversation on opening night.

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A Royal Return! Aladdin Will Welcome Courtney Reed Back on Broadway for a Limited Engagement by Lindsey Sullivan

Courtney Reed, the original leading lady of Aladdin on Broadway, will return to the role at the New Amsterdam Theatre from October 16 through October 27. Arielle Jacobs, who currently plays …

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See the New Company of A Bronx Tale Tour Croon 'Belmont Avenue' & More in Rehearsal by

The touring company of A Bronx Tale performs "Belmont Avenue," "I Like It" and "In a World Like This" in rehearsal.

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‘Threatens to sound better than the original’: DADDY LONG LEGS – Cirencester ★★★★★ by Sophie Garrod

With direction from Kirstie Davis, the music, choreography, design and talent all coincide for a great production of Daddy Long Legs at the Barn Theatre.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Limited Engagement in Toronto

After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, Girl from the North Country comes to Toronto's Royal Alexandra The…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues its celebration of global expansion with the release of a brand new trailer, featuring never before seen footage of the award-winning internation…

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The Magic Is Real! Check Out the New Trailer for Broadway’s Harry Potter & The Cursed Child

This new Harry Potter & The Cursed Child trailer is like a cheering charm.

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Eden Espinosa to Headline Concert of New Musical Thriller Get Jack by Adam Hetrick

The concert will also feature Jeanna De Waal, Jeanette Bayardelle, and Isabel Santiago.

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FLEABAG to be Broadcast in U.S. Cinemas For One Night

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live release a?oeFleabaga?? in cinemas on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. local time, captured live from Wyndham's Theatre London dur…

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Jackie Sibblies Drury and Lauren Yee Win 2019 Steinberg Playwright Awards by American Theatre Editors

The playwrights will each receive a $50,000 cash prize.

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Baga Chipz and Sheila Simmonds to star in Drag Panto Cinderella by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cinderella, a drag pantomime comes to Trafalgar Studios starring RuPaul's Drag Race star Baga Chipz and Britain's Got Talent icon Sheila Simmonds. This post Baga Chipz and Sh…

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Farewell my Concubine at the West Kowloon Xiqu Centre, Hong Kong — pointing a way to the future

This experimental production survived amid a series of cancellations

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1063: River Timms by Adam Szymkowicz

River TimmsHometown:  Huntsville, AL is where I was born, but I spent most of my childhood in Tanner, ALCurrent Town:  Nashville, TNQ:  Tell me about Tall Tales.A:  I had just graduated …

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Farming — Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s uncompromising debut as a director

This bruising film tells the story of a child of Nigerian parents growing up in 1970s England

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The King — three Shakespeare history plays are rolled into one

Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson are among the stars in David Michôd’s brooding drama

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Be More Chill is coming to London next year by Kitty Underwood

Weird and wonderful musical cult musical about peer pressure and AI, Be More Chill is coming to London at The Other Palace in February next year. The post Be More Chill is coming to London…

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Immersive production Variant 31 evicts audience members for physically abusing staff by Matthew Hemley

Producers of immersive production Variant 31 have revealed they were forced to evict two audience members who were “physically aggressive” and intimidating

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Peckham Portraits featuring Idris Elba, Adjoa Andoh and Kwame Kwei-Armah to be reinstalled by Ruth Comerford

Portraits of black British actors including Idris Elba, Adjoa Andoh, Adrian Lester and Kwame Kwei-Armah are set to be reinstalled in Peckham

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Urdang Academy launches ‘more inclusive’ scholarship system by Georgia Snow

Urdang Academy has created a new full-fee scholarship programme that is designed to support “exceptional raw talent” from any background. It will

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Campaigners call for archive of LGBT+ plays to improve representation in theatre by Giverny Masso

An archive of LGBT+ plays and group discussions around trauma in the rehearsal room are among a series of recommendations from campaign

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Can A Rope Bondage Show Empower Women? These Two Actor-Aerialists Think So by Artsjournal1

Everything I See I Swallow, which scored a success at this summer’s Edinburgh Fringe and is now touring regional England, involves “the art of shibari, the centuries-old practice of Japa…

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Rising and Setting: A Review of Sundown, Yellow Moon at Raven Theatre by Aaron Hunt

The local premiere of Rachel Bonds' play, featuring music by The Bengsons, leaves much on said.

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Dove Cameron on Singing The Light in the Piazza, Finding Clara’s Sunlight, and Cuddling With Renée Fleming by Ryan McPhee

The Disney Channel favorite makes her Los Angeles Opera debut as Clara Johnson in the Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas musical.

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The Kennedy Center’s Footloose Is Not the Footloose You’re Used To by Keith Loria

Stars J. Quinton Johnson, Michael Park, and writer-director Walter Bobbie talk about the changes for the concert series revival playing October 9–13.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Rigoletto review at Wales Millennium Centre – ‘wonderfully sung and politically astute’ by Steph Power

Welsh National Opera first unveiled James Macdonald’s Rigoletto in 2002. At the time, set in a Kennedy-era White House, its portrayal of

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Meryl Streep stars in The Laundromat — a short, sharp lesson in tax avoidance

There’s plenty of comic digression as Steven Soderbergh tackles a serious topic

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The Day Shall Come — Chris Morris’s seemingly far-fetched film is based on ‘a hundred true stories’

This satire pits a comically inept insurrectionist against equally misguided authorities

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Inside At This Performance With Be More Chill’s Cameron Bond, Ain’t Too Proud’s Jamari Johnson Williams, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The latest iteration of Stephen DeAngelis' concert series highlighting understudies and standbys took place at The Green Room 42 October 7.

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Jackie Sibblies Drury and Lauren Yee Are Winners of Steinberg Playwright Awards by Olivia Clement

The Fairview and Cambodian Rock Band playwrights are the recipients of the 2019 award, which comes with a $50,000 cash prize.

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Fall for Dance 2019: Program 3 by Sheila Kogan

The Mariinsky Ballet performed the U.S. premiere of “At the Wrong Time,” which had been choreographed by Alexander Sergeev and had its world premiere March 26, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Ru…

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Go Inside the 2019 Henry Hewes Design Awards by Nathan Skethway

The annual awards recognize artistry on the Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway stages.

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Book Review: “Lampedusa” — Writing “The Leopard” by Roberta Siman

Steven Price creates a mid-twentieth century world that is filled with the same kind of conflicts that Lampedusa himself confronted in writing The Leopard, his great novel about nineteenth c…

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The Commitments UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Roddy Doyle's The Commitments UK Tour is back in 2020. The musical about the world's hardest workingand most explosive soul band starts touring in September 2020. This post T…

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The Silver Lake review at Hackney Empire, London –’Kurt Weill collectors’ piece’ by Julia Rank

Although playwright Georg Kaiser was Kurt Weill’s collaborator for The Silver Lake, James Conway’s production for English Touring Opera still feels thoroughly

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Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below This Week by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway legend’s six-performance engagement runs through October 16.

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Check Out Photos of Barbara Hammond’s Terra Firma Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, inaugurating new NYC-based company the COOP, opens at the Baruch Performing Arts Center October 10.

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SeaChange Arts: Bringing world-class street theatre to Great Yarmouth by Nick Awde

SeaChange Arts has created a street art festival to put the seaside town on the map. Nick Awde speaks to artistic director

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Text of the Day: Hansard by Aleks Sierz

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

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Mamma Mia! announces collaboration with Target Ovarian Cancer

The legendary West End musical Mamma Mia! has announced that it will be partnering up with non-profit organisation Target Ovarian Cancer to help raise awareness and funds to support surviv…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Present Laughter and Fleabag’s Andrew Scott on Hot Priest, Shakespeare, and More by Dan Meyer

The stage and screen favorite dropped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert October 8.

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Review: REDD, Barbican Theatre by Anna Perry

Review: REDD, Barbican Theatre5.0starsHaving made enormous (and innovative waves) in the world of dance theatre with Blak, Whyte, Gray in 2017, associates of The Barbican, Boy Blue, return h…

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Louis Altarescu and Alan Friedman, recipients of 2019 Gary Maker Audience Award. by Tim Treanor

Louis Altarescu and Alan Friedman, well known volunteer ushers and theater enthusiasts until Friedman’s untimely death last month, have been selected to receive the 2019 Gary Maker Audienc…

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Review: Paquita from The Mariinsky Ballet, rarely produced and newly conceived by Maria Di Mento

The Mariinksy Ballet marks its annual appearance at the Kennedy Center this week with an unusual offering: a full-length three-act Paquita, a ballet that is rarely performed in its entirety.…

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Review: Disenchanted! Suitably madcap, Princess-worthy performances at Creative Cauldron by Kelly McCorkendale

All the charm in Creative Cauldron’s Disenchanted! is homespun, from madcap performances to powerful voices and kitschy props. But the script lobs too much hate at the House of Mouse (wh…

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For First Time, Stirling Prize For Architecture Goes To Public Housing Project by Artsjournal1

“Goldsmith Street in Norwich represents what has become a rare breed: streets of terraced homes built directly by the council, rented with secure tenancies at fixed social rents. And it’…

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Looking Hopeful, Long-Troubled English National Opera Appoints New Artistic Director by Artsjournal1

“Annilese Miskimmon, the Belfast-born opera director who has drawn influence from Sondheim, Shakespeare and the Muppets [and is currently director of opera at Norwegian National Opera and …

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In Wake Of Racial Incident, Boston’s Museum Of Fine Arts Works To Make Amends by Artsjournal1

Last spring, a group of black middle school students had an ugly encounter with a few museum patrons and a guard. “Critics rightfully pounced, and the museum moved swiftly to contain the d…

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Mayhem At New York’s WBAI: Network Fires Staff And Locks Offices As Staffers Go To Court by Artsjournal1

The city’s Pacifica Radio station, which for six decades has aired leftist-leaning news coverage and alternative programming, has been in chronic turmoil for the past several years, with c…

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‘The Stage’ Runs Pro And Con Articles On The Old Vic’s Gender-Neutral Toilets, Then Deletes Them In A Panic by Artsjournal1

“The website issued a statement on Twitter today saying it had taken the articles [about the battle of the loos] down after receiving what it described as ‘strong responses’ from reade…

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London’s Old Vic Theatre Promised It Would Double The Number Of Women’s Toilets. It Made All Toilets Gender-Neutral Instead, And Some Women Are Fu by Artsjournal1

“The push for inclusivity has angered some women who say their comfort and safety is being put at risk – and argue men are still being left with a better deal. Here’s why toilets have …

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Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey Named 2019 Broadway Global Producer of the Year Winners by Olivia Clement

Front Row Productions, represented on Broadway by Ain't Too Proud, are the recipients of the annual award.

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Watch the Great Stage Actors Eileen Atkins & Jonathan Pryce in Three Scenes From MTC’s New Drama The Height of the Storm

Watch award-winning stage legends Eileen Atkins & Jonathan Pryce at the height of their prowess in The Height of the Storm.

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Kennedy Center's 2019 Broadway Center Stage Season Kicks Off With Footloose October 9 by Ryan McPhee

The staging stars J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, Rebecca Luker, and Judy Kuhn.

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Nothing Gold Can Stay by Darryl Reilly

A downer by its nature, "Nothing Gold Can Stay" is playwright Chad Beckim’s heartbreaking 95-minute family drama depicting the ravages of rampant opioid addiction in the present day United…

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‘The Facts of Life – Satan’s School for Girls,’ a Ghoulishly Good Time by Matthew Wexler

Chicago's Hell in a Handbag Productions offers a ghoulish twist on "The Facts of Life" perfect for the Haloween season. The post ‘The Facts of Life – Satan’s School for Girls,’ a Gh…

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'SpongeBob' made a splash on Broadway. Now, he's headed to Boston. by Megan O'Brien

The award-winning musical makes its national tour stop in the city this month.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Looking Back at Playbill’s 2014 Interview With Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick for It’s Only a Play by Robert Simonson

The Terrence McNally revival opened October 9, 2014, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, co-starring Rupert Grint, Megan Mullally, Stockard Channing, and more.

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Courtney Reed to Return to Aladdin on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The original star will reprise her performance as Jasmine for a limited engagement.

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 10/9/19 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 10/9/19. TheaterWorks opens renovated space with “American Son”, The Capitol Steps bring “The Lyin’ Kings” to Northampton and Torrington, plus arts ne…

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Kiki with Queen's English by Jackson Cline

By Jackson Cline The Queen’s English Cast (L-R): Jordan D…

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Kate Berlant review – one of comedy’s most electrifying performers by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonIn the hilarious persona of a millennial narcissist blessing the audience with her precious jokes, Berlant’s impro-comedy is blazingly in-the-moment ‘This was incredi…

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Fiddler on the Roof's Jennifer Babiak Answers Our Questions and Sings ‘So Many People’ in Her ‘Elevator Pitch’ by Roberto Araujo

How many questions will Babiak be able to answer in her (long) elevator ride from the green room to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below?

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Steven Skybell, Jennifer Babiak, More Set to Perform October 15 at Upper East Side Barnes & Noble by Dan Meyer

Joel Grey will also be on hand to celebrate the success of Fiddler on the Roof In Yiddish: The 2018 Cast Recording.

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REVIEW: Indoor Boys by JK

Creators and stars, Alex Wyse and Wesley Taylor The award-winning web-series Indoor Boys recently released its third season, and, Broadway fans, it is a doozy. Created by and starring Broad…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Courtney Reed Will Return To ALADDIN

Aladdin will welcome back Broadway's original Jasmine, Courtney Reed, for a limited run! Reed will assume the role from Wednesday, October 16th through Sunday, October 27th.

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Diary: For firefighter Jason Donovan, next door is only a footstep away by Tabard

Jason Donovan rose to fame for his role in Australian soap Neighbours. It appears the singer and actor has carried the message

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‘A glorious fever-dream of a show’: ISLANDER – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★ by Amy Toledano

Touching, heart-wrenching and totally original, Islander is the exploration of the turmoil and devastation of small communities in the light of gentrification.

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What the hell? Christians debate damnation in the play ‘The Christians,’ performed in Seattle churches. by Brendan Kiley

“The Christians,” Lucas Hnath’s strange but compelling 2014 drama, is now being performed in real churches around Seattle by Pony World Theatre.

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Should theatres avoid sponsorship from fossil fuel companies? – your views, October 10 by The Stage

It’s fantastic that the Royal Shakespeare Company is ending its sponsorship deal with BP. I often find it hard to marry my

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RSC sponsor protests over government support – 30 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

October 12, 1989: As the Royal Shakespeare Company ends its ties with BP following pressure from climate protesters, we look back to

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Bebe Neuwirth Lights ‘A Small Fire’ by American Theatre Editors

For the actor/dancer it's all about storytelling around the campfire, whether it's theatre, dance, or AC/DC.

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The Only Thing Black Writers Really Have is Their Relationships by Tobi Kyeremateng, Roger Robinson

By Tobi Kyeremateng, Roger Robinson . Producer Tobi Kyeremateng and poet/writer Roger Robinson talk about Black writers in the UK, creative citizenship, activism in the arts, and more.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

This Is Not Right review at Wilton’s Music Hall, London – ‘John Godber’s absorbing but frustrating new play’ by Paul Vale

John Godber is a consummate communicator. His fusion of observational comedy with physical theatre has proved immensely popular since Bouncers premiered in

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Courtney Reed to step back into ‘Aladdin’ for short run by Caitlin Huston

Courtney Reed, who originated the role of Princess Jasmine on Broadway, will step back in to play the role from Oct. 16 through Oct. 27. Arielle Jacobs who currently plays the role, will ret…

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REVIEW: Tick, Tick… BOOM!, Bridge House Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Jonathan Larson's  musical Tick, Tick...BOOM! now playing at the Bridge House Theatre SE20. This post REVIEW: Tick, Tick… BOOM!, Bridge House Theatre …

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First Look: Production photos released for Groan Ups at the Vaudeville Theatre

The production shots for Groan Ups are in and we couldn't be more excited for the latest Mischief Theatre instalment, which opened at London's Vaudeville Theatre last month. The hilarious n…

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Fabula Collective review – beautiful yearning bodies inspire belief by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonConvincing struggles to find solace, choreographed by ex-Wayne McGregor dancers, are enhanced by spectacular lighting The new British-Japanese Fabula Collective arriv…

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Tabard Theatre relaunches as Chiswick Playhouse by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Tabard Theatre is reopening as the Chiswick Playhouse and today the venue has announced an exciting inaugural season. This post Tabard Theatre relaunches as Chiswick Play…

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Editor’s View: Is Ambassador Theatre Group really up for sale? by Alistair Smith

It appears not. Or at least not yet. Ambassador Theatre Group – the UK’s largest theatre operator, with an expanding US operation

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Off-Broadway’s Theatre Row Marks a Sea Change With New Kitchen Sink Residency by Olivia Clement

The Midtown theatre complex continues its evolution by welcoming five theatre companies to create never-before-produced work.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

The Seraglio review at Hackney Empire, London – ‘a staging of humour and heart’ by George Hall

English Touring Opera’s autumn tour celebrates the German form of Singspiel – opera with spoken dialogue – with works by Mozart and

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Tell Us In 10: Joseph Marcell by Kitty Underwood

This week, we have the pleasure of presenting the answers of Joseph Marcell, currently starring in Ages Of The Moon at The Vaults. The post Tell Us In 10: Joseph Marcell appeared first on Of…

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West London’s Tabard Theatre rebrands to become ‘breeding ground’ for new talent by Georgia Snow

The Tabard Theatre in west London is rebranding itself to become Chiswick Playhouse as it unveils ambitions to become a “breeding ground

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The Man in the White Suit review – Stephen Mangan reinvents Ealing boffin by Michael Billington

Wyndham’s theatre, London With fart jokes and skiffle songs, this Sean Foley adaptation ditches the innocence of the 1950s capitalist comedy, but has plenty of drive This is Sean Foley’s…

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Muslim drag queen Amrou Al-Kadhi: ‘Whenever the drag came off, I’d have a nervous breakdown’ by Paula Cocozza

The Eton-educated, non-binary British Iraqi had always struggled with their identity, until they discovered drag. Yet the 29 year old says the performances come at a high price There is nowh…

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Mountview turns to football-scouting model to diversify its student intake by Giverny Masso

Drama school Mountview is expanding a ‘football scouting’ model it uses in a bid to diversify its intake of students. Top football

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Snapshot: Frederick Ashton rehearses Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev by Terry Teachout

Frederick Ashton rehearses Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in his 1956 ballet Birthday Offering at London’s Covent Garden in 1968. The score is by Glazunov: (This is the latest in a ser…

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Dear West End Producer: ‘I was once told I was too fat for the industry – do you believe this is fair?’ by @westendproducer

I was once told whilst training that I was too fat for the industry – do you believe this to be fair?

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‘It swells your heart & breaks it’: A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Rev Stan

Peter Nichols’ 1967 comedy A Day In The Death of Joe Egg demonstrates both how far we’ve come in our treatment of and attitudes towards disability but equally how the moral dilemmas and …

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The Stage/Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company Scholarships winners 2019 by Paul Vale

The Stage Scholarship 2019 in conjunction with London-based Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company has been won by Hannah Roy-Davies and Morgan Summers.

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Careers Clinic: What can I do to build my confidence? by John Byrne

I have always toyed with the idea of trying my luck in the US, so when a friend of mine asked me

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Almanac: Trollope on the need for a healthy ego by Terry Teachout

“Above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you very much at your own reckoning.” Ant…

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Desperate debauchery haunts this Cabaret by Dmitry Samarov

Encroaching fascism and gender fluidity make for a timely revival with Cowardly Scarecrow. Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company turns Chief O'Neill's Attic Bar int…

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The Facts of Life—Satan's School for Girls provides a Halloween showcase by Dan Jakes

Hell in a Handbag's spoof of Mrs. Garrett and 21 Jump Street is far from a drag. As luck would have it, the most expedient way to describe vanguard camp comic an…

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A small pond makes a great home for Big Fish by Jack Helbig

It flopped on the Great White Way, but BoHo Theatre's production finds the heart in this musical about tall tales and father-son relationships. Based on Daniel W…

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Richard III walks into a karaoke bar . . . by Irene Hsiao

Shakespeare's villain goes flat in Eclectic Full Contact's production. Shakespeare's Richard III is the embodiment of a man with a chip on his shoulder, a hunchb…

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Two sisters clash over the limits of faith in science in Mosquitoes by Max Maller

Lucy Kirkwood's drama has bite in Steep Theatre's U.S. premiere. Science plays like this one by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood often hinge on the idea that the…

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A Polish festival turns spooky in Oh Sh#t! It's Haunted! by Ted Piekarz

Factory Theater kicks off its season with an homage to Scooby-Do and pierogies. For the opening of its 27th season, Factory Theater presents Oh Sh#t! It's Haunte…

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A streamlined version of A Doll's House races through Writers Theatre by Kerry Reid

Even without a door slam, Henrik Ibsen's classic hits home. To view Nora Helmer's girlish high spirits as proof of immaturity is as much a mistake as viewing Bla…

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Invisible needs to take a closer look at why women join the Klan by Marissa Oberlander

Mary Bonnett's drama has intriguing subject matter, but doesn't fully connect. The world premiere of Her Story Theater producing artistic director Mary Bonnett's…

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The Hound of the Baskervilles gets a faithful and atmospheric staging by Albert Williams

Terry McCabe's adaptation for City Lit is minimalist but effective. Arthur Conan Doyle's 1902 thriller is one of those classics most people are more familiar wit…

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Sundown, Yellow Moon does best in quiet shadows by Kerry Reid

Raven's production has heart, but doesn't fully connect the pieces. Twin sisters—an academic with a Fulbright and a struggling songwriter—return from New Yor…

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Strolling down Sunset Boulevard with Hollis Resnik by Catey Sullivan

The star of Porchight's revival talks about surviving the postingenue years. Since arriving in Chicago in 1980, Ohio native Hollis Resnik has embodied a pantheon…

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Countess Dracula gives a Black warrior woman spin on Bram Stoker by Kt Hawbaker

A little more defiance of the genre would give this Otherworld Theatre show more bite. I low-key love how Otherworld Theatre fully explores the concept of "theat…

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Sherlock's Last Case puts the Baker Street genius in a tight spot by Kerry Reid

As First Folio's droll and dark production demonstrates, he rather deserves it. The joke goes that someone could win the caption-a-cartoon contest in the New Yor…

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The Silence in Harrow House offers a hybrid of silent play and haunted house by Max Maller

The puppetry is cunning, but not enough to sustain this Rough House Theater show. It's a toss-up for me between the floating torso with a desk lamp for a head an…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Mephisto [A Rhapsody] review at Gate Theatre, London – ‘ambitious, slippery and thrilling’ by Ava Wong Davies

Samuel Gallet’s adaptation of Klaus Mann’s 1936 novel tracks the rise of far-right ideology in an unnamed European country through the lens

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The Alchemist review at Tron Theatre, Glasgow – ‘a perfectly pitched Glaswegian update’ by David Pollock

Director Andy Arnold was first drawn to Ben Jonson’s 17th-century play by a review from the critic Kenneth Tynan, which noted the

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Wake Up With BWW 10/9: Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen in Site-Specific FUN HOME, and More!

Today's top stories: Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen will lead a site-specific reading of Fun Home, and more!

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Serena Hill appointed as casting director for Trafalgar Theatre Productions

It has just been announced that the former Head of Casting for the National Theatre, Serena Hill, is set to become the first in-house house casting director for Trafalgar Theatre Production…

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Opinion: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ sticks to its Off-Broadway roots by Jeremy Gerard

For a typical producer, the phrase “somewhere that’s green” — to quote one of the best-known ballads from “Little Shop of Horrors” — refers to one place, and one place only: Br…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Anya Tate-Manning by Arts Review

Who is Anya Tate-Manning? Anya Tate-Manning is an award winning Performer, Director and Writer based in Wellington, New Zealand. She currently works as an Acting Tutor at Toi Whakaari; New Z…

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Carla Bley Trio at Kings Place, London — getting to the core essentials

The pianist and her fellow players created a unique, unpredictable sound

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MANSION – The Experience by Arts Review

From the producers that brought you the critically acclaimed and highly successful production MATADOR, comes the second instalment of this trilogy of love, MANSION – The Experience at Laba…

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‘Proves riotous good fun’: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES – Union Theatre by Ian Foster

Some cracking choreography and two barnstorming lead performances make Gentlemen Prefer Blondes a musical treat at the Union Theatre.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Mr. Armstrong, meet Mr. Shaw by Artsjournal1

A friend of mine sent me this color photograph the other day, remarking that he suspected it was the only time that Louis Armstrong and George Bernard Shaw appeared in the same painting. –…

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The Man in the White Suit review at Wyndham’s Theatre – ‘sparky performances in a laboured staging of the Ealing comedy’ by Natasha Tripney

There are some committed comic performances in this new stage version of 1951 Ealing comedy The Man in the White Suit. But

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Tinuke Craig on capitalist families, panto and The Color Purple casting row by Bridget Minamore

The fast-rising director talks about staging Maxim Gorky’s Vassa with a last-minute lead, her passion for musicals and the joy of brain-digging in rehearsals When I meet the director Tinuk…

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To BP or not BP … Would Shakespeare have taken oil company money? by Andrew Dickson

The RSC has finally turned its back on BP funding after actor Mark Rylance said it is what the Bard would have wanted. But as Simon Callow points out – the playwright was hardly a model of…

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East Asian actors are severely under-represented on TV, according to major new research by Giverny Masso

East Asian actors account for just 1.7% of cast appearances on primetime TV, major new research has shown. This figure drops to

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Michael Fentiman on the bizarre charm of Amélie The Musical by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Michael Fentiman traces the journey of Amélie The Musical from film and Broadway to The Other Palace in London. Mark Ludmon reports. This post Michael Fentiman on the bizarre…

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Director Sean Foley: ‘I count myself a clown, but I don’t want to make a fool of myself’ by Tim Bano

One of the most sought-after comedy directors for the stage, Sean Foley is bringing an Ealing comedy to the West End before

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

For Its Awards Celebration, Theatre Bay Area Tries a Radical Approach to Selling Tickets

by Rotimi Agbabiaka Attending the theatre often feels like boarding a plane: a stark reminder that class is real. But with its approach to selling tickets for the sixth annual TBA Awards ce…

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Why The Sudden Interest In Non-Profit Record Access? by Joe Patti

Three years ago I wrote an article for about being aware of the open meeting requirements your state imposes on non-profits. I basically pointed out that while pretty much eve…

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Communications Director opening in Southwest Florida by Artsjournal

Artis—Naples is the premier destination for the visual and performing arts in Southwest Florida. We are driven to inspire, educate and entertain by presenting world-class events that enr…

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David Benedict: Don’t overdo the exposition – bio-dramas should focus on the drama by David Benedict

Here’s your starter for 10: Who said: “I hate being interviewed and I have refused altogether to allow it. But I have

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BWW Review: BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 Below Takes Audiences To Once Upon A Time... A Couple Of Times

For nearly 4 years the BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY has been wowing and pleasing audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below with their songs and tiaras and more fun than any single Disney show can bring. …

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New exhibition captures life-changing coming out moments by Arts Review

An inspiring exhibition exploring the coming out narratives of LGBTQ+ people in Victoria, Chapel Off Chapel is proud to host Photographer Sanjeev Singh, showcasing his first solo exhibition,…

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Gavin Turk: ‘We are what we throw away’

Inspired by Extinction Rebellion, the artist puts the plastic bottle in the picture

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Revelry that bred revolutionary art

The flourishing of artistic talent in nightclubs and subterranean spaces is celebrated in a new London exhibition

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Who's That Hunk Romancing Marisa Tomei? - Emun Elliott on his steamy Broadway debut in Roundabout's revival of 'The Rose Tattoo'

Emun Elliott on his steamy Broadway debut in Roundabout's revival of The Rose Tattoo---Scottish actor Emun Elliott came this close to acting on Broadway four years ago. "I did a play called …

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Aaron LaVigne, James Delisco Beeks, and Jenna Rubaii Star in Jesus Christ Superstar Tour, Opening October 9 by Andrew Gans

The 50th anniversary tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical began October 1 in Syracuse, New York.

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MCC Theater’s World Premiere of The Wrong Man, Starring Joshua Henry, Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Ross Golan musical, directed by Thomas Kail, opens October 9.

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