Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Exclusive: “Hustlers” Director Lorene Scafaria Wants a Broadway Musical, Not a Sequel,and JLo Pleads Her Awards Case by Roger Friedman

The “Hustlers” awards campaign came to New York Sunday night with an Academy screening, a Q&A, and a reception at the Museum

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Jonathan Groff To Appear In Conversation At Drama Desk Special Event

Jonathan Groff, who stars in the current, hit Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, will be the focus of an exclusive Drama Desk interview/audience Q&A program on Thursday, …

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Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live to open in Melbourne in 2020 by Arts Review

It all started in Las Vegas, took London by storm and is about to change everything in Berlin. Now, Australia… it’s our turn. Welcome to the world of Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live.…

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How Sesame Street Thrives After 50 Years by Artsjournal

“Sesame Street” was inclusive before anyone really knew what that meant, the first safe space. It is a friend to everyone, which has a lot to do with why it’s the first TV show to rece…

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The Outsized Role Instagram Is Playing In Dance by Artsjournal

Dancers who are already stars in their field, like American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside, have had their photos liked, commented on, and reposted by…

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What A Movie About Jordan Peterson Says About Today’s Arts World by Artsjournal

The Rise of Jordan Peterson is not a propaganda film. It’s a film about propaganda. It’s about the way facts have become helpless in the face of distortive framing. Whereas we once entru…

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The Inheritance ***, The Young Man from Atlanta *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward December 2, 2019: Every generation or so since the late 1960s, a new play encapsulating the gay experience opens in New York. The Boys in the Band, Torch Song Trilogy,…

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MARRIAGE STORY Starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson Wins Four Gotham Awards

MARRIAGE STORY is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. Netflix has released the trai…

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

That feeling when the choice is yours, or, since when are we all grown up? by Alaina Johns

Do you remember a time in your life when the decisions really started? Do they come quickly? How do you handle it when it’s time to make a choice? Alaina Johns considers.

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Cyrano by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

For those younger members of the audience who do not know Edmond Rostand’s classic French play, "Cyrano de Bergerac," the new musical "Cyrano" presented by The New Group at the Darryl Roth…

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Channing Tatum’s MAGIC MIKE LIVE to tour Australia by Gabi Bergman

It all started in Las Vegas, took London by storm and is about to change everything in Berlin. Now, Australia… it’s our turn. Welcome to the world of Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike Live. …

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti: 'My family make the Borgias look like the Waltons' by Arifa Akbar

She needed police protection after her play about a rape in a Sikh temple was axed mid-run. The playwright talks about the extraordinary upbringing that drives her Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti was a…

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Escapism Over Escape by Joe Patti

Historically, theater fires have been among some of the worst in terms of loss of life and property damage. Improvements in firefighting equipment and building design and construction have f…

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Young adventurer Milo learns how to use time in Greenbelt Arts Center’s ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ by Andy Arnold

If you know a bored child who doesn’t know what to do with their time, a trip through Susan Nanus’ The Phantom Tollbooth just might be the answer. It certainly works for Milo in Greenbe…

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Chatting With HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Star, Carolee Carmello

Broadway legend Carolee Carmello took a break from life in Yonkers to talk to me about Hello, Dolly!, life on tour, and so much more.

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The Cast of Company on the Transformative Revival by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Over the past decade, director Marianne Elliott has scored a string of critical and commercial triumphs bringing both highly original works—the Tony Award-winning plays War Horse and The C…

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Photo Feature: Cirque Stratosphere media call by David Hooley

It’s not often that you find yourself between the sails of the Opera House with gymnasts, tumblers, roller skaters, a woman in metallic shorts with a two-foot-long pink wig, and a Boy With…

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Alison Cook Beatty Dance’s “Artists in Motion” at the Salvatore Capezio Theater — Peridance by The Dance Enthusiast

In Alison Cook Beatty Dance’s “Artists in Motion” at the Salvatore Capezio Theater — Peridance " Alison Cook-Beatty dreams up worlds that dance...In Beatty’s evocative presentation…

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Thanksgiving Boosts Broadway Box Office; Tina Turner, Beetlejuice Break Records by Lee Seymour

The holiday week began Broadway's most lucrative stretch of the year - good news after months of under-performing material.

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We three queens by Deanna Isaacs

Sondra Radvanovsky sings the last acts of Donizetti's three Tudor queen operas. Berwyn born, internationally acclaimed soprano Sondra Radvanovsky is performing a…

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Everything you need to know about “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by Joan Morris

From dementors to parking travails, here's everything you need to know before you catch the hot new play -- including dining tips and the all-important answer to "but is it any good?"

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of Broadway-Bound WEST SIDE STORY in Rehearsals!

Something great is coming! Rehearsals are currently underway for this season's Broadway revival of the classic musical West Side Story, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove. The new produc…

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December Offerings on BroadwayHD: Holiday Treats by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The month of December is here and so are the latest offerings from BroadwayHD. The premiere streaming platform, bringing us the best of Broadway, The West End, and Hollywood, has given us so…

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Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice & Tina Break House Records Over Thanksgiving Week by

The Thanksgiving holiday week brought in a number of theatergoers to New York City, and they had only the best taste among the shows appearing on the boards. Two musicals in particular reac…

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Go Inside Slave Play's Impromptu Times Square Dance Party by Nathan Skethway

Cast members Ato Blankson-Wood and Chalia La Tour joined playwright Jeremy O. Harris for the theatre district festivities.

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Broadway Bounces For Thanksgiving; ‘Tina’, ‘Beetlejuice’ Set House Records, David Byrne Joins Million Dollar Club by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Thanksgiving Weekend was a trip to bountiful, with Tina and Beetlejuice breaking house records, David Byrne joining the Million Dollar Club and total box office for the 35 produ…

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Hillary and Bill Clinton Visit Broadway's Oklahoma!

The pair caught the Sunday, December 1 matinee.

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Photo Flash: The Clintons Head West At OKLAHOMA! On Broadway

The Clinton's attended a box social yesterday at Oklahoma! on Broadway!

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Grosses Analysis: Beetlejuice Continues Rise at the Box Office During Thanksgiving Week by Dan Meyer

The musical, based on the Tim Burton film, grossed over 120 percent of its potential over the holiday.

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BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About The Hartt School in 2019/2020

We're taking a in-depth look at some of the country's most prestigious college theatre programs to help students learn all about the variety of options they have at their disposal to further…

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

‘Measure for Measure’ Review: No One Is Innocent on Mardi Gras by Jose Solís

Morals are especially relative in a new production of Shakespeare’s play, set in New Orleans amid the anarchy of Fat Tuesday, 1979.

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SLAVE PLAY, GRAND HORIZONS and More Announced in Parity Productions' List of Qualifying Productions for December

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for December their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual…

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Finally – A Makeover Of The NY Philharmonic’s Lincoln Center Home – Opening In 2024 by Artsjournal

The reconstruction of David Geffen Hall is finally about to happen — for real, this time. A new plan to transform the acoustically and aesthetically challenged auditorium into a more intim…

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Some Schools Used Science To Change The Way They Taught Reading. So Why Hasn’t It Caught On? by Artsjournal

Danville’s method relies on new reading science. It has roots in an old way of teaching but is based on new cognitive neuroscience research that has revealed how brains process sounds and …

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Apostrophe Society Shuts Down, Blames “Ignorance And Laziness” by Artsjournal

Retired journalist John Richards, 96, started the Apostrophe Protection Society in 2001 to make sure the “much-abused” punctuation mark was being used correctly. “We, and our many supp…

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The Online Image Business Is Being Gutted (Or Saved, Depending On Your Perspective) by Artsjournal

The stock photo business is highly competitive, with Getty and its rivals, such as Adobe and Shutterstock, steadily cutting prices to keep market share. Last month, for example, Getty announ…

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How Pink Martini Became A New Vision For An Orchestra Collective by Artsjournal

“After college, I actually wanted to be the mayor of Portland,” Thomas Lauderdale recalls, “but working in the campaigns and political fundraising can be so dreary. And the music at th…

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How Art Basel Transformed Miami by Artsjournal

The Art Basel Miami Beach fair features 269 exhibiting galleries. Nearly two dozen satellite fairs have also sprouted around Miami. Add in pop-up shows, celebrity-studded product rollouts, a…

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What The NY Phil’s New Home At Lincoln Center Will Look Like by Artsjournal

Justin Davidson: The current scheme, a joint Philharmonic–Lincoln Center project, is relatively modest. The auditorium stays where it is but gets gutted and rebuilt (again). In 2022, the o…

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How Is Your Organization Approaching #GivingTuesday This Year? by Drew McManus

Ever since its launch, #GivingTuesday had become a staple in most nonprofit organization’s fundraising schedule. Since then, it’s become everything from a much-needed holiday giving boos…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/2

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/1/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/1/2019.

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Pittsburgh Youth Ballet becomes Texture Ballet School by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Youth Ballet has become Texture Ballet School and is now under the direction of Alan Obuzor.

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Pre-Broadway Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Extends in Seattle

Rob McClure and Jenn Gambatese head the cast.

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What I’ve Learned in the Last Decade as a Journalist by American Theatre Editors

Also, a goodbye to my editorial home.

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Broadway's TINA Breaks All-Time Box Office Record at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Broadway's TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL shattered the all-time box office record at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) for the week ending December 1, 2019. TINA - THE TINA T…

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Rags the musical at Park Theatre London – Full cast announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rags the musical have announced full casting for their upcoming season at the Park Theatre in January 2020 which is to include Dave Willetts and Carolyn Maitland. This post R…

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BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to Broadway Inspirational Voices' Seasons of Inspiration Concert!

Get ready because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Broadway Inspirational Voices' in their 2019 holiday concert, Seasons of Inspiration! The winner wil…

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A.R.T. Premiere of Gloria: A Life Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

Patricia Kalember, who portrayed Gloria Steinem Off-Broadway, will return to the role.

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An updated ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ listens to feedback by Caitlin Huston

The creative team for “Mrs. Doubtfire” has been accepting feedback on its subject matter as the musical makes its world premiere in Seattle.  Earlier reports suggested that representati…

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Pippin, Six, West Side Story, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country.

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Marion McClinton, Tony-Nominated Director of the Works of August Wilson, Dies at 65 by Andy Lefkowitz

Marion McClinton, a director who became known as one of the foremost interpretors of the plays of August Wilson, passed away on November 28 in St. Paul, MN, according to The New York Times. …

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Broadway-Bound Mrs. Doubtfire Extends in Seattle by Dan Meyer

Performances of the new musical kicked off November 26 at 5th Avenue Theatre ahead of the show's spring Broadway bow.

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Phillipa Soo Tapped for HBO Max Pilot Gumshoe by Emily Selleck

The Hamilton Tony nominee will play a police detective in the upcoming series.

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The December 2019 Classical Music Concerts to Attend in N.Y.C. by Barry Singer

Recommendations for the best classical and jazz music in New York City.

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TFANA Revival of Fefu and Her Friends Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Lileana Blain-Cruz directs the María Irene Fornés play at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.

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BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to CHICAGO on Broadway!

The name on everybody's lips is gonna be Chicago because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to the legendary show in honor of its 23rd anniversary! The winner w…

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Beautiful’s Marc Bruni to Direct Reading of Marcus Johns’ Viral: The Musical by Dan Meyer

Johns’ autobiographical musical will star the writer and composer along with Cody Jamison Strand, Tony nominee Charl Brown, and more.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Be Extended Through January 4, 2020

It's been extended, poppets! Following a week of sold out previews, The 5th Avenue Theatre has announce that the world premiere production of Mrs. Doubtfire has been extended through January…

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Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green concert season returns in December with Rochelle Rice’s ‘Cool Yule’ and much more by News Desk

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents a new season of engaging concerts featuring an eclectic mix of Americana, jazz, classical, contemporary, traditional, and world music in an intima…

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20 Stunning Photos of The New Phantom of the Opera Stars Meghan Picerno, John Riddle, Bradley Dean & More

These gorgeous new The Phantom of the Opera photos show how Broadway's longest-running musical keeps it hot.

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Paddington Gets in a Jam Finds Its Off-Broadway Cast by Olivia Clement

The company behind The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show brings the show to Union Square's DR2 Theatre.

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CABARET, ALICE IN WONDERLAND and More Announced in BroadwayHD December Lineup

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is warming up the winter weather with a hot new lineup of titles this month. On December 5, BroadwayHD starts the month with the …

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Rufe Davis: Trains Were His Thing by Trav S.D.

A toot of the train whistle today to country cornpone comedian Rufe Davis (Rufus Davidson, 1908-1974). The Oklahoma farmboy started out as a member of the Weaver Brothers and Elviry’s larg…

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Back to the Well: On the Most Often Remade Movies by Trav S.D.

This month TCM will be devoting several days to screening multiple versions of films that have been remade once or more. As luck would have it, I was already working on this related post abo…

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Appreciating Julie Harris by Trav S.D.

I never had the pleasure (and by universal account it was one) of seeing the late Julie Harris (1925-2013), on stage, her true domain. I am a huge fan of hers now, but it took me awhile to g…

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Review: Spellbinding ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ soars into SF by Karen D'souza

J.K. Rowling's universe returns in "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," an often-thrilling but over-stuffed stage show now playing in S.F.

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Renée Taylor's "MY LIFE ON A DIET" at George Street Playhouse by Doug Doyle

Renée Taylor, known by many of her fans for playing Silvia Fine in the hit CBS television sitcom "The Nanny," sat down with WBGO's Doug Doyle to talk about her career and her co-writer and …

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Phillipa Soo Cast in HBO Max Pilot GUMSHOE

Phillipa Soo has been cast in the HBO Max pilot Gumshoe, according to Variety.

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‘Barber Shop Chronicles’ Gives Black Men Control of Their Story by Laura Collins-Hughes

Inua Ellams discusses his surprise hit play, which has its New York premiere at the Next Wave Festival this week.

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Annapolis Shakespeare Company ushers in holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Christmas Carol is a moving, faithful stage version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Adapted by Sally Boyett and Donald Hicken, and direc…

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Creede Rep Names Morgan M. Manfredi Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Manfredi, a former assistant managing director with the Colorado company, will begin the post in the new year.

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AussieTheatre Christmas Advent Calendar Giveaway #3 by Sean McLoughlin

In case you missed out on our previous War Horse competition AussieTheatre has another double pass to giveaway for War Horse on Friday January 10th at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne. Experi…

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Poe’s ‘Tell-Tale Heart’ gets hip-hop makeover at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre hosts Phil Wong and Dan Wolf's "Tell Tale Hearts," a hip-hop take on the Edgar Allan Poe classic horror tale.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Watch as The Rockettes Teach You the Iconic Choreography for Four Numbers from the Christmas Spectacular

Feel like a Radio City Rockette as you learn the choreography to four Christmas Spectacular showstoppers.

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Voting Open For The 2019 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Worldwide

Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Worldwide, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and …

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BEETLEJUICE Breaks Winter Garden Box Office Record

BEETLEJUICE, presented by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures (Mark Kaufman) and Langley Park Productions (Kevin McCormick), announced Beetlejuice broke the Winter Garden Box Office Record for an …

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Devising German Democracy by American Theatre Editors

Berlin’s Gorki Theater is at the forefront of an urgent international dialogue about diversity, immigration, and human rights.

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Shoshana Bean and More to Perform in WAITRESS SINGS BAREILLES: VOL. 2 at The Green Room 42

Following a sold-out concert in 2017, stars from Broadway and the National Tours of WAITRESS are coming together to perform WAITRESS SINGS BAREILLES: VOL. 2 at The Green Room 42 on Wednesday…

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N.Y.C. Production of Baby, Starring Alice Ripley, Christina Sajous, More, Extends Run by Andrew Gans

Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire’s 1983 musical will be directed and choreographed by Ethan Paulini.

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Do You Cocktail? A New Party Game Emerges in Chelsea by Dan O'Neil

It’s less an interview and more a listening circle — if you are comfortable talking in front of a group, you’ll be just fine at it

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 2nd - JAGGED LITTLE PILL & SLAVE PLAY Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (4.41%), Ain't Too Proud (3.94%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (2.84%), Beetlejuice (2.69%) and Hadestown (1.21%).

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On Target: Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing ON THE EXHALE by Christopher Munden

Director Matt Pfeiffer talks about directing a one-actor play about gun violence

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Anika Noni Rose to Have a Recurring Role on the Amazon Anthology Series THEM

Amazon has announced that Anika Noni Rose, Brooke Smith, P.J. Byrne, Malcolm Mays, Jeremiah Birkett and Sophie Guest will recur opposite Deborah Ayorinde and Ashley Thomas in their new …

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See Members of the Cast of Company at the Top of the Strand

The revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical is coming to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre next spring.

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Jenn Colella to Lead Reading of New Musical The Tin Woman

The reading will also feature Kyle Scatliffe.

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John Oliver Visits Frozen on Broadway

The Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight host and star of the recent Lion King remake took a trip to Arendelle on the Great White Way.

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Scott Wittman!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning lyricist and director Scott Wittman about Frank Sinatra's 1966 live album, 'Sinatra at the Sands.' They also discuss Bette Midler, Patti …

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Christopher Sieber , Jennifer Simard and Terence Archie Share Cocktails and Chat

Late nights, quick bites, party games! Let the festive season begin! Christopher Sieber , Jennifer Simard and Terence Archie got together for holiday cocktails and chat at the Top of the Str…

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"I’m Always Proud To Be A Part Of A Great Ensemble.” by Mo Brady

by Alessia Salimbene Ryan Worsing (Photo by Roberto Araujo …

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings 'Seasons of Love' on STRICTLY COME DANCING

Sunday night's episode of Strictly Come Dancing on the BBC featured a guest performance from Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel, singing Seasons of Love.

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Nicola Roberts joins the West End cast of City Of Angels

Formerly of Girls Aloud, award-winning singer Nicola Roberts will make her stage debut in Josie Rourke’s critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-winning production of City of Angels at Lond…

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Johnny Depp Is Producing an Unauthorized Michael Jackson Musical Told from the Perspective of His Glove by Andy Lefkowitz

Yet another Michael Jackson musical will take the stage next year. Page Six reported over the holiday weekend that Oscar nominee Johnny Depp is producing an unauthorized tuner about the l…

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Nicola Roberts to Join Vanessa Williams & More in West End City of Angels by Andy Lefkowitz

Popular singer Nicola Roberts has been cast as Avril/Mallory in the upcoming West End transfer of City of Angels. The previously announced production, which began in 2014 at London's Donmar …

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Idina Menzel Revisits Rent with a Moving Performance of 'Seasons of Love' on Strictly Come Dancing by

Idina Menzel offered up a special treat during a recent appearance on the BBC talent-competition program Strictly Come Dancing. The Tony-winning Wicked star, who made her Broadway debut wit…

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FROZEN 2 Leads 47th Annie Award Nominations - See Full List!

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 47th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in the field of animation. 

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Julie Andrew Talks Going to Therapy, Becoming Friends With Audrey Hepburn and More on Next Question with Katie Couric

Katie Couric sat down with the one and only Julie Andrews on the latest episode of Next Question with Katie Couric, a weekly iHeartRadio podcast. Andrews discusses her recently published mem…

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Jerwood Arts announces £1m funding to support early career artists by Giverny Masso

Jerwood Arts has announced 19 projects that will receive a total of £1 million funding to support early career artists. Organisations to

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Boston Children’s Theatre Abruptly Closes After Accusations About Artistic Director by Artsjournal

The collapse of the organization came quickly, just a few weeks after a group of former students accused longtime artistic director Burgess Clark of inappropriate behavior. The explosive all…

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The Boy in the Dress at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

David Walliams is a certified sensation. He’s sold over 25 million books worldwide, several of which have been turned into films and

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Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody by Mark Dundas Wood

Now, New Yorkers who know the film (and who love it, hate it or partly love it and partly hate it) have a chance to see a streamlined (at 95 minutes) musical-theatrical spoof of the film, ca…

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LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD (People’s Light): What is a panto? by Joshua Herren

Takeaway: Bring your kids to this unique Philadelphia area tradition!

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Tony-Nominated Director Marion McClinton Dies at Age 65 by Olivia Clement

The playwright, actor, and director brought two August Wilson dramas to Broadway and directed several of the playwright's plays throughout his career.

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A Christmas Carol review at the MAC, Belfast – ‘fiendishly clever reworking’ by Jane Coyle

Tidings of comfort and joy replace Dickensian filth and misery in this handsome, rip-roaring new take on a Christmas staple. In the

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Nederlander and Jam Theatricals Join Forces by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

One of the largest operators of legitimate theatre and music venues in the United, the Nederlander Organization, has joined forces with Jam Theatricals, a Chicago based entertainment company…

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Photo Blast from the Past: Kevin Bacon starring in 'Album' 1980

Take a leap into the past with this photo of Kevin Bacon starring in 'Album' at Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City. October 1, 1980

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What ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ tells us about truth, self-deception and lies by Gregory J. Ford

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is playing in a delightful production that you should see, if you can, at Round House Theatre in Bethesda. It is a mystery. It is a paean to…

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Can Anyone Hear Me? by Leah Richards

Can Anyone Hear Me? Leah Richards December 2, 2019 - 12:11 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Unveil New Plans for David Geffen Hall Renovation by Ryan McPhee

The $550 million project is expected to be completed by spring 2024.

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[nyc] A New(ish) EVITA at New York City Center by Joshua Herren

Director Sammi Cannoid brings a lot of thought to the Webber/Rice juggernaut EVITA. Can the show’s libretto handle it?

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Classical Music’s Streaming Problem by Artsjournal

According to a new survey commissioned by Primephonic, 34% of the 1,000 Americans surveyed are interested in listening to classical music, but only 16% actually do so. Put another way, only…

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Composer Lei Liang Wins $100,000 2020 Grawemeyer Award For Piece Inspired By Climate Change by Artsjournal

Boston Modern Orchestra Project commissioned the winning piece, A Thousand Mountains, a Million Streams, which premiered in 2018 in Boston’s Jordan Hall with Gil Rose conducting. The annua…

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Costume designer Nicky Gillibrand: ‘I set myself the challenge of finding vintage pieces I can adapt’ by Liz Hoggard

Award-winning costume designer Nicky Gillibrand has worked in theatre, opera, ballet and film. As she prepares for the opening of The Duchess

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Cabaret artist Leah Shelton: ‘It’s about how you should behave sexually as a man or a woman’ by Nick Awde

Alternative cabaret is going through a purple patch Down Under. Nick Awde meets one of Australia’s foremost practitioners to find out about

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

A Christmas Carol review at Immersive LDN – ‘entertaining night out’ by Paul Vale

This immersive version of A Christmas Carol has been staged nine years running since emerging from a small pub performance in York.

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Go Inside Sparkle: An All-Star Holiday Concert With Hadestown’s André De Shields, Nathan Lee Graham, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The eighth annual concert benefiting The Actors Fund played The Green Room 42 December 1.

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David Josefsberg Takes Instagram Behind the Scenes For Beetlejuice's Performance on the Thanksgiving Day Parade

David Josefsberg takes followers behind the scenes for Beetlejuice's performance on the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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BABY Extends Limited Engagement Through December 21

Out of the Box Theatrics' Founding Artistic Director, Liz Flemming, announced today that their new production of Sybille Pearson (book), Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyrics) and David Shire's (music…

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Photo Flash: John Oliver Visits FROZEN on Broadway

Emmy winner and star of the recent The Lion King film John Oliver visited Frozen on Broadway over the holiday weekend. 

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Leslie Odom Jr.'s New Album 'Mr' is Available to Stream, Download Now

Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. has released his first album of all-original material, 'Mr' (S-Curve Records / BMG).

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Photo Blast from the Past: Bette Davis & Elizabeth Taylor in 1980

Take a look at this blast from the past! Elizabeth Taylor and Bette Davis, two of the most iconic movie stars of all time, both attended the December 1, 1980 Premiere of 'The Mirror Crack…

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Large, Gorgeous, Extravagant Bouquet Wasted on Ensemble Member by Broadway Beat

by Aidan Sears. @aidanjsears. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Confusion arose in the audience last night after the Schaumburg Community Theatre’s performance of Catch Me If You Can, with theater-goers …

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Former arts centre boss allegedly sacked after refusing to accept lower ‘leisure centre manager’ wage by Giverny Masso

The former boss of a major Yorkshire arts centre is claiming he was sacked after refusing to take an “insulting” pay cut.

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Jenn Colella, Kyle Scatliffe, Natalie Toro, More Set for Reading of The Tin Woman Musical by Andrew Gans

Amy Corcoran will direct the presentation of the new work.

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Darius de Haas to Play Holiday Show at Birdland Jazz Club by Emily Selleck

The Broadway and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel alum will bring his holiday concert Let Your Heart Be Light to the stage December 17.

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Watch Idina Menzel Sing ‘Seasons of Love’ on Strictly Come Dancing's Musicals Week by Logan Culwell-Block

The British series that inspired Dancing With the Stars also featured Bodyguard star Beverley Knight on the Cats ballad "Memory."

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Katrina Lenk on The Fresh Reimagining of Sondheim’s Company by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

In recent years, Katrina Lenk has gained the attention of Broadway audiences — and a Tony Award. She originated roles in daring new works that premiered Off-Broadway and in regional theate…

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Can We Make A Better Social Media World? by Artsjournal2

One science fiction writer and futurist says we can – but a lot will need to change. “The issue isn’t technical. It has to do with the way business is being done in Silicon Valley. The…

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Depressed? You Could Do Worse Than Watch Cheesy Holiday Movies On Netflix by Artsjournal2

Maybe not 29 movies in a row, of course. But. One writer explains that she opened Netflix in the depths of a serious depression and started watching Christmas Prince. “The movie was terrib…

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Elizabeth I Has Been Revealed As The Translator Of An Ancient Roman Text Into English by Artsjournal2

Of course she was; Tacitus’ Annals “described the high politics, treachery and debauchery of the Roman elite.” – Reuters

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The Business End Of U.S. Theatres’ Reliance On ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Artsjournal2

Sure, it’s an almost guaranteed moneymaker, but it’s also “a community builder, a gateway drug, and a holiday tradition.” – American Theatre

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Greta Thunberg’s Book Wins A British Bookseller Award by Artsjournal2

The book, No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference, is a collection of the Swedish teenager’s speeches. Waterstone’s said Thunberg, its author of the year, “had an ‘urgent message.'…

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The People Behind The Puppets At The Revived Bob Baker Marionette Theater In LA by Artsjournal2

The puppeteers, volunteers, board and donors all got together to save the Marionette Theater after Baker died in 2014 – and after the theater was evicted from its space in 2018. Now, expla…

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Musicians Are Finding That Streaming Doesn’t Pay by Artsjournal2

Musicians get paid 75 percent less – yes, 75 percent, not a typo – for playing on soundtracks and songs for streaming services. And they’re fed up. They get a base wage for playing on …

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Irving Burgie, Calypso Hitwriter For Harry Belafonte, Has Died At 95 by Artsjournal2

Burgie, known professionally as Lord Burgess, said that the calypso hits he adapted and wrote for Belafonte “‘revolutionized music’ by introducing Afro-Caribbean rhythms to the pop mai…

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How Music Made Its Way To The Soviet Union On X-Rays [VIDEO] by Artsjournal2

Evading state censorship made some music extra cool – and risky: “Bans on Western genres such as boogie-woogie, jazz and, later, rock ’n’ roll, as well as other styles deemed threate…

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Artist Agnes Denes Still Has Hope That Humanity Can Change, And Alleviate Climate Change by Artsjournal2

Denes, who has a new show up at the (oft-maligned) Hudson Shed, says that “Environmental art spreads like wildfire and now everybody wants to partake in its production. It’s okay, but do…

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It’s Been 20 Years Since Britain’s Millennium Dome Was A Big Bust by Artsjournal2

Do you remember ‘Cool Britannia’? If you don’t, or if the idea makes you cringe, that might partly be because of the PR disaster of the Millennium Dome’s opening night. “For a gove…

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People Who Make Moral Claims In Public Are Not, For The Most Part, Merely Signalling That They’re Virtuous by Artsjournal2

In other words, there’s little hypocrisy to be seen – and the accusation of “virtue signalling” itself might be a signal from those who make the accusation to like-minded others. Tha…

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Is Martin Scorsese’s Irishman Killing The Box Office? by Artsjournal2

Was it Scorsese on Netflix? Just Netflix in general – and Disney Plus, and Hulu, and and and? Or the weather? Whatever it was, the Thanksgiving box office took a sharp hit this year. – T…

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Accidentally Becoming The Real-Life Mrs. Maisel by Artsjournal2

When a woman in a close-knit Jewish family gets divorced and moves in with her parents, her friends tell her she’s just like Mrs. Maisel. But she’s no comedian, she thinks. And then the …

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The First Gay Dance Company In Cambodia [VIDEO] by Artsjournal2

Khmer dance has ancient Buddhist, Hindu, and animist roots – and though it’s mostly performed by all female groups today, it used to be performed both by men and by women. Now, Prumsodun…

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Text of the Day: Touching the Void by Aleks Sierz

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

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Podcast Episode 204: Tony Award Winning Actor and Artrepreneur, Alan Cumming Soap. That’s how this episode kicks off . . . with a conversation about soap. Not just any soap, mind you.  Alan Cumming’s soap.  Like n…

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Podcast Episode 204: Tony Award Winning Actor and Artrepreneur, Alan Cumming

Soap. That’s how this episode kicks off . . . with a conversation about soap. Not just any soap, mind you.  Alan Cumming’s soap.  Like not his bar of Ivory . . . like his actual brande…

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Playwright Lauren Gunderson had one stipulation when reworking ‘Peter Pan.’ The sexism and racism had to go. by Nicole Hertvik

When Gunderson agreed to rework 'Peter Pan' for Shakespeare Theatre Company, she had one stipulation: the sexism and racism had to go. The post Playwright Lauren Gunderson had one stipulatio…

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Giles Terera and Soho bar in row over racial profiling accusations by Georgia Snow

A row has broken out between Hamilton star Giles Terera and a London blues bar, after he accused the venue of racial

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Read Reviews for Royal Shakespeare Theatre's The Boy in the Dress by Emily Selleck

The musical adaptation of David Walliams’ 2008 children’s book features songs by pop star Robbie Williams.

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Present Laughter and The Wolves Alum Tedra Millan to Lead Industry Reading of Late Summer Scenes by Dan Meyer

Adrienne Campbell-Holt directs the romantic comedy by David Glass.

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Marianela Núñez excels in the Royal Ballet’s Coppélia

The Argentine star’s London performance is a reminder that she is one of the finest Swanildas in captivity

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Young soprano Lise Davidsen shines in The Queen of Spades

The gifted Norwegian sings with silvery brilliance in this revival of Tchaikovsky’s opera at the Met, New York

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My Brilliant Friend at National Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

My Brilliant Friend, the first of Elena Ferrante’s wildly popular Neapolitan Novels was published in 2012, and swiftly followed in succeeding years

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Jazz pianist Bob James delivers glossy grooves — with a bite

James and his band met just days ago, but they played like old pals at PizzaExpress Jazz Club in London

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Lewis Capaldi — can his stage act keep up with the speed of his ascent?

The chart-topping Scottish singer struggled through a faltering gig at Brixton Academy, London

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Why Alanis Morissette Finally Agreed to Making Jagged Little Pill Into a Broadway Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter reflects on the ’90s album that started it all and the story now told on stage.

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Cast Set for Rags at London's Park Theatre by Andrew Gans

Bronagh Lagan will direct the 2020 production.

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#CyberMonday for Theater Lovers 2019: Discounts on Broadway and Off-Broadway Tickets; Cabaret; Play Scripts by New York Theater

Cyber Monday deals in New York theater tickets and more. (Come back as more deals are announced during the day) Ticket Liquidator: HUGE CYBER MONDAY SALE! Get 10% Off All Orders With Code CY…

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Jeremy O. Harris on Combating Plot Overdoses and Sparking Conversation With Broadway's Slave Play by Ruthie Fierberg

The 30-year-old playwright tracks his journey in a recent segment on The Today Show.

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VIDEO: Christina Bianco Performs 'Don't Rain on My Parade' From FUNNY GIRL

Christina Bianco took a break from playing Fanny Brice in Funny Girl in Paris to visit The Theatre Café for a sing! Christina sang the iconic 'Don't Rain on My Parade'.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

So, You Want to Work on Broadway? by Brooklyn Chalfant

My summer internship in New York The post So, You Want to Work on Broadway? appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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What's Playing on Broadway: December 2-8, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for December 2-8.

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Girls Aloud Singer Nicola Roberts Joins Vanessa Williams and Rosalie Craig in London City of Angels by Dan Meyer

The British pop star makes her stage debut in the West End production.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, December 2, 2019 by Susan Grace

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New Headlong Season—Jeremy Herrin's Last—to Include Jack Thorne Premiere, August Wilson’s Jitney, More by Dan Meyer

The slate includes the previously announced gender-swapped production of Faustus: That Damned Woman.

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Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation Will Reopen at Off-Broadway's York Theatre by Andrew Gans

The musical theatre spoof from Gerard Alessandrini played its final performance at The Triad December 1.

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Broadway from $39? TodayTix Cyber Steals are Here!

Get tix from $25 to 'STOMP' or tix from $38 to Encores! @ City Center. Choose from over 20 Broadway shows at $39 or lower - including 'Mean Girls' and the entire season at Roundabout Theatre…

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Struggling for air: How performers not used to Denver’s elevation train to put on a mile-high show by Jessica Seaman

Colorado is synonymous with high altitude. And whether it’s in Denver — aptly named the Mile High City for its elevation above sea level — or higher, it can affect all types of perform…

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Point Park theater students press for greater sensitivity to gender and race by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students demanding changes involving racial sensitivity and inclusion will meet with the university’s president this week.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest Ella Rubin

Today's episode features Ella Rubin, who can currently be seen in THE ROSE TATTOO on Broadway where she stars as Rosa, the daughter of Serafina, who is played by Marisa Tomei. On the big scr…

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Alanis Morissette Announces Tour Celebrating 25 Years Of JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Today, seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette announced that she will be embarking on a 31-date North American tour which kicks off June 2nd, 2020 in Portland,…

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‘Offers some time-worn comforts’: THE WIND OF HEAVEN – Finborough Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Still, if you don’t mind the preachiness or the admonishment, The Wind of Heaven boasts a suitably earnest cast and fine staging.

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The Top 15 Musical Theatre Tumblr Fandoms of 2019 by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which musicals were the most popular among fans on Tumblr this year?

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Why Parent-Artists and Institutions Need Human Resources Support by Iris McQuillan-Grace

By Iris McQuillan-Grace. Iris McQuillan-Grace writes about the importance of providing an advocacy structure with a human resources lens to the performing arts landscape.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Broadway on TV: Lea Michele, James Corden & More for the Week of December 2, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of December 2, 2019!

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Cinderfella review at Tron Theatre, Glasgow – ‘thrilling comedy triumph’ by David Pollock

Renowned across the Central Belt of Scotland for his especially modern and fresh-thinking pantos, Johnny McKnight is a fixture at Glasgow’s Tron,

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Ambassador Theatre Group Wins Lawsuit Regarding Food in Theaters

The Ambassador Theatre Group has won a lawsuit regarding bringing outside food into theaters, according to Forbes.

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Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts to make theatre debut in City of Angels by Georgia Snow

Nicola Roberts has been cast in the forthcoming West End revival of City of Angels. The Girls Aloud singer will join a

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Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre bids to boost accessibility with £1 ticket scheme by Georgia Snow

The Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh is to offer £1 tickets to allow people who would not otherwise access the venue to attend

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Farnham Maltings to merge with Visiting Arts exchange programme by Ruth Comerford

Farnham Maltings has announced it is merging with international exchange programme Visiting Arts, in a move to secure the future of the

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BWW Review: Will Eno's Charming and Sweetly Philosophical THE UNDERLYING CHRIS

Time stands still but life goes on might be one way of looking at Will Eno's charming and sweetly philosophical The Underlying Chris, receiving a fine premiere production directed by Kenny L…

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Nederlander Will Reclaim Control Over the National Theatre in Washington, D.C.

According to Forbes, the Nederlander family has regained control of the National Theatre for the first time in four decades.

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HUSTLERS Director Lorene Scafaria Wants to See the Film Come to Broadway

Rumors have been swirling about a potential sequel for the film Hustlers since it came out. But director Lorene Scafaria has another idea in mind, according to Showbiz411.

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Andy Cohen Gives Out 200 Tickets to THE INHERITANCE in Honor of World AIDS Day

Andy Cohen gave back this Thanksgiving weekend by giving out 200 tickets to The Inheritance to constituents of New York City's LGBTQ Center, in honor of World AIDS Day, according to People.

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15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Jenna Rubaii, now starring as Mary Magdalene on the ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ 50th anniversary tour by Deb Miller

Presently appearing as Mary Magdalene in the 50th anniversary national touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar (a superlative that originated in Andy Warhol’s Factory), Jenna Rubaii, …

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PBT's Pittsburgh-themed 'Nutcracker' to continue for 'foreseeable future' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What will become of Terrence Orr’s Pittsburgh-themed “Nutcracker” once he steps down as Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s artistic director?

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The Producer: A day in the life of a seven-time Tony winner from Squirrel Hill by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What's it like to be seven-time Tony-winner Jamie deRoy? The Squirrel Hill native dishes from her fabulous New York apartment.

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December letters: Feeling those single holidays…

Readers respond about being single at the holidays, 'Fairy Tales Reimagined' at the Brandywine River Museum, going zero waste, and Koresh's Come Together festival.

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Cadillac Inspires Kate Baldwin to Perform and Record New Song by Playbill Staff

Broadway star Kate Baldwin and her crew spend the day traveling in the all-new Cadillac XT6.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, December 2, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Frozen 2” Breaks Records, ATG Wins Lawsuit, and Johnny Depp is Producing What Now? “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines o…

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Poll: Does theatre offer enough support to older people entering the industry? by The Stage

Last week, Lyn Gardner questioned whether the industry does enough to support emerging talent over the age of 30. She wrote: “Theatre

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Mr. Broadway December 2019: Little Shop's Jonathan Groff by JK

The current off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors has rekindled my appreciation for Mr. December 2019. I've been a fan since I first saw him in an early preview of another off-Broa…

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Why are people flocking to take part in a flight crash simulator? by Meg Watson

UK group Darkfield’s latest plane crash immersion is terrifying Melbourne. There is something very 2019 about paying a dollar a minute to experience a disaster I’m locked inside a shippi…

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An Act of God review – the Almighty returns to Earth and she's mad as hell by Brian Logan

Vaults, LondonZoe Lyons is a pyjama-clad deity with wrath-management issues and a retinue of doubtful angels in David Javerbaum’s enjoyable comedy It began as a Twitter account, which bega…

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UK's regional theatre at risk amid funding cuts, say directors by Lanre Bakare

A year after Liverpool Everyman’s rep company collapsed, questions remain over local theatre’s future The future of theatre in some of the UK’s biggest cities remains under threat, reg…

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Carolyn Maitland and Dave Willets to star in Rags the Musical by Ruth Comerford

Carolyn Maitland and Dave Willets will lead the cast of Rags the Musical at London’s Park Theatre. They will star in the

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Uncrumbled cookies by Terry Teachout

I met Evelyn Grace Dukes, my grand-niece, a week and a half after she was born in Houston in February of 2018, and reflected at the time about her likely place in that which remains of my li…

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Just because: Helen Beardsley appears on To Tell the Truth by Terry Teachout

Helen Beardsley appears as a challenger on To Tell the Truth. The author of Who Gets the Drumstick?, she simultaneously raised twenty children and step-children and was portrayed by Lucill…

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‘The one-liners are delivered in an abundance’: AN ACT OF GOD – The Vaults ★★★★ by Luca Molinari

Award-winning comedian Zoe Lyons has been taken over in body and mind by the almighty in An Act of God.

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The Ensemblist Asks What Was Your ‘Best of Broadway’ for the Decade? by Ruthie Fierberg

Audiences have the chance to vote on the best in ensemble talent since 2010.

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What Changed for Director Michael Greif With London’s Dear Evan Hansen by Ruthie Fierberg

With the West End production of Dear Evan Hansen, Greif uncovers new layers, deeper emotion, and undeniable truths.

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Almanac: J.M. Barrie on nostalgia by Terry Teachout

“All children, except one, grow up.” J.M. Barrie, Peter and Wendy

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

The York Theatre Company Will Present Limited Return Engagement Of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION

The York Theatre Company will present the return engagement of the hit Off-Broadway production of Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre Forbidden Broadway: The …

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An Act of God review at the Vaults, London – ‘Zoe Lyons plays God in a slick but safe comedy’ by Emily Jupp

Multiple Emmy winner David Javerbaum’s play about God’s thoughts on humanity debuted on Broadway in 2015 with The Big Bang Theory star

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Drac and Jill review at Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol – ‘irresistibly filthy pop culture mash-up’ by Ben Kulvichit

The Wardrobe Theatre Christmas show is something of a Bristol institution. Serving as an adult alternative to the usual festive fare, there

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NEWS: Lion & Unicorn announce associate artists & companies staging new work at the theatre in 2020 by Featured Content

The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, under the artistic directorship of David Brady, has today announced the theatre-makers who have been appointed as 2020 associate artists and will receive supp…

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VIDEO: Audience Member Disrupts Talkback at SLAVE PLAY, Calling it 'Racist Against White People'

During a recent talkback following a performance of Slave Play on November 29, a disruptive audience member confront playwright Jeremy O. Harris, calling the play a?oeracist against white pe…

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Robin Hood review at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch – ‘an entertaining, energetic pantomime’ by Frey Kwa Hawking

Artistic director Douglas Rintoul’s first panto for Queen’s Theatre is a traditional, energetic production. Phil Adèle’s Robin Hood and Barbara Hockaday’s Maid

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Peter Pan review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘musically haunting and visually gorgeous’ by Jane Coyle

Paul Boyd’s new musical adaptation of Peter Pan is a thing of beauty. It keeps faith with both the narrative of JM

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Wake Up With BWW 12/2: Broadway Stars Weigh in on How to Celebrate Christmas in New York, and More!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Broadway stars weigh in on how to celebrate Christmas in New York, and more!

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The Wind of Heaven review at Finborough Theatre, London – ‘rare revival of Emlyn Williams’ play’ by Mert Dilek

First performed in 1945, Emlyn Williams’ play The Wind of Heaven depicts a Welsh village caught in spiritual turmoil in the wake

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Call Answered: J. Robert Spencer: "Waiting on Christmas," "Jersey Boys," The Midtown Men by Adam Rothenberg

Ever since I saw J. Robert Spencer in the original production of Broadway’s Tony and Grammy Award winning musical Jersey Boys, I have been a fan of his. It’s so great to catch up with J.…

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Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for December by Emma Clarendon

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December.

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Matilda Ibini: “The Requirements For Any Disability Are So Distinct” by Lindsey Huebner

Despite daily adversity, disabled artists are challenging and changing the industry. Lindsey Huebner talks to Matilda Ibini about her new play, Little Miss Burden. I settle in my favourite c…

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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of Rebel Theatre’s new adaptation of A Little Princess by Featured Content

Frances Hodgson Burnett's children's classic A Little Princess gets a brand-new re-imagining care of Rebel Theatre this Christmas. What has adapter and director been getting up to with the …

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REVIEW: Tori Scott Is Pickled, Crazy Coqs London ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Tori Scott is Pickled at Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zedel, London as part of her recent UK tour. This post REVIEW: Tori Scott Is Pickled, Crazy Coqs London …

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

OPINION: Hello……Dolly? by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham examines whether the news of Imelda Staunton’s casting of Dolly Levi is tantamount to a monopoly on leading lady roles. This post OPINION: Hello……Dolly? firs…

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‘Forbidden Broadway’ to Move to the York Theater Company by Lauren Messman

Expect “some new spoofs on the current theater season” following the departure from the Triad, the show’s creator, Gerard Alessandrini, said.

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On the Couch with Travis Khan by Arts Review

Who is Travis Khan? Travis Khan is originally from New Zealand but has lived in Australia since 2004. Travis has developed an extensive list of credits in musical theatre, fashion, corporate…

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Mrs Lowry & Son by Arts Review

Mrs Lowry & Son depicts the relationship between L.S. Lowry, one of Britain’s most iconic artists, and his mother Elizabeth, with whom he lived until her death. Directed by Adrain Nobl…

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Cyber Monday: Dance away with great deals

Cyber Monday is here and you’re just in time to dance away with outstanding deals on dance shows throughout London. You can save more than 57% with our incredible deals and have the chance…

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Cyber Monday: Save money on Musicals

Cyber Monday is here and the deals it brings are going to be gone in a flash. Make sure you take advantage of our incredible discounts on West End musicals before it’s too late. There is s…

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Cyber Monday: Great deals on Plays

The holiday season is just around the corner, and if you haven't started your shopping yet, what are you waiting for? Don't miss your chance to snag great deals on plays in the West End for …

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Monday, December 2, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

“Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story,” an Exploration of Resilience by Kennedy Fiorella

Lived experiences provide a foundation for the creation of theatre which is deeply personal, and far-reaching, allowing all types of audiences some ability to connect with what is onstage. I…

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2020 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards shortlist announced by Arts Review

The shortlist for the 2020 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, has been announced featuring 23 titles comprising some of 2019’s best fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, writing for yo…

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Kashmiri Poetess from 16th Century Comes to Life in “Zoon” by Vikram Phukan

The legendary Habba Khatoun comes to life in Purva Naresh’s Zoon, a play that attempts to give ordinary Kashmiris a voice, says Vikram Phukan. Circa 1989, as the errant flames of an inchoa…

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Lyn Gardner: Shame of thrones – why theatre should ditch all royal patronage by Lyn Gardner

English National Ballet has severed its ties with Prince Andrew in the wake of his disastrous BBC interview about his association with

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (December 2-8) by Natasha Tripney

Strange Tales – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Grid Iron’s new show for the Traverse is based on the stories of Chinese writer Pu

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Introducing Nina Grollman, Broadway's New Scout Finch

Grollman has assumed Celia Keenan-Bolger's Tony-winning role in To Kill a Mockingbird at the Shubert Theatre.

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – They Eat Sunshine, Not Zebras by Dara Murphy by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. They Eat Sunshine, Not Zebras by Dara Murphy takes the expected and turns it upside-down. The field believes in uniformity. Lovely rows of blades all…

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Circus Oz to explore new artistic directions by Arts Review

Australia’s national circus company, Circus Oz has announced exciting new artistic plans that will reposition the company within the new National Performing Arts Partnerships Framework ann…

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Sick by Arts Review

I lived in Prahran for two years, and even after I moved, it was still some time before I found out that tucked away off Chapel Street was this remarkable school and creative foundry. Sick i…

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Smithsonian architect and Aboriginal artist design new Sydney plaza by Arts Review

Internationally renowned architect Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates and award-winning Sydney-based contemporary Aboriginal artist Daniel Boyd have been chosen to design a new public squ…

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All the Broadway Tickets You Can Buy for $39 (or Less!) on Cyber Monday

No, this is not a drill. We've got deals on 18 (count 'em!) Broadway shows this Cyber Monday. From mega-hits like a?oeMean Girlsa?? and a?oeCome From Awaya?? to new shows like a?oeSlave Play…

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The Top 25 Cyber Monday Theater Ticket Deals Around the World

Whether you live in New York or London, San Francisco or Sydney, Boston or Seattle, we've got the best prices on theater tickets this Cyber Monday. Looking to plan a trip to New York? Buy yo…

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Judy Chicago: vibrant celebration of the female body

The artist’s work — subject of her first major UK show at Gateshead’s Baltic Centre — pays colourful homage to womanhood

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Art forgers face a new challenge from high-tech authenticators

Separating originals from fakes has become a risky business but new tools help spot the cheats

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Which Side Are You On? — Florence Reece’s protest song became an anthem for many causes

Sparked by a 1931 miners’ strike, this rallying cry has been adopted and adapted through the decades

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How Do You Explore the Tulsa Race Massacre Through Dance? - Donald Byrd discusses his politically charged world premiere for Alvin Ailey

Veteran choreographer Donald Byrd discusses his politically charged world premiere for Alvin Ailey---When Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater commissioned acclaimed choreographer Donald Byrd …

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22 Theatre-Related Charities to Donate to on #GivingTuesday by Ruthie Fierberg

Take the lead from Broadway favorites like Brian Stokes Mitchell, Stephanie J. Block, Capathia Jenkins, and more and support the arts this season.

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23 Theatre-Related Charities to Donate to on #GivingTuesday by Ruthie Fierberg

Take the lead from Broadway favorites like Brian Stokes Mitchell, Stephanie J. Block, Capathia Jenkins, and more and support the arts this season.

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