Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play to Open Center Theatre Group Season in L.A. After Commitments to Change by Caitlin Moynihan

After previously reporting that Tony-nominated playwright Jeremy O. Harris was pulling Slave Play from the season lineup at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum is Los Angeles due to lack…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:24PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Who Gave You Your First Break? by Joe Patti

Tweets responding to UK based Arts Emergency’s new campaign were filling my Twitter feed today. I have written about them a couple times before. They are essentially focused on cultivating…

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 09:54PM

Read the Reviews for Broadway's Thoughts of a Colored Man by Ryan McPhee

The Keenan Scott II play officially opened October 13.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:42PM

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ review: Broadway tackles changing Brooklyn by Johnny Oleksinski

Keenan Scott II's entertaining new play at the Golden Theatre gives us what it promises: the internal musings of a group of New York black men.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:20PM

On Broadway, ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ and ‘Lackawanna Blues’ deliver stories that defy stereotypes by Peter Marks

Individual perspectives are at the heart of crowd-pleasing works by Keenan Scott II and Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 09:18PM

The nation’s oldest park ranger is also a singer-songwriter, and now she has a musical by Lily Janiak

“Every single word of every single song I’ve ever written is right in my mind,” said Betty Reid Soskin, 100.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 09:18PM

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ Review: A Welcome if Uneven Excavation of Black Masculinity on Broadway by Gordon Cox

A hope for the future arrives in the final moments of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” a dutiful and expansive cataloguing of its title subject by Keenan Scott II. “I can’t wait for the …

SOURCE: Variety at 09:00PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Thoughts of a Colored Man Review: Ntozake Shange meets The Wire by New York Theater

“Thoughts of a Colored Man,”  Keenan Scott II’s often powerful, often entertaining debut Broadway play about a day in the life of seven Black men in Brooklyn,  is performed by a te…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 08:52PM

Thoughts of a Colored Man *****, Chicken and Biscuits **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 13, 2021: While Broadway theaters were shuttered and demonstrations erupted across the country protesting the killing of George Floyd, an African-American, by a …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:43PM

‘Thoughts Of A Colored Man’ Broadway Review: Seven Men And A Neighborhood Brought To Exhilarating Life by Greg Evans

This Broadway season, as stop and start as it has been, has been blessed with some truly stellar moments – and spotted with blessedly fewer disappointments. The vibrant Pass Over was an id…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:30PM

Review: ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ asks the audience to listen by Charles Isherwood

The busy streets of Brooklyn provide the background to Keenan Scott II’s “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” but firmly seizing the foreground are the seven captivating actors who bring to li…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 08:30PM

Thoughts of a Colored Man: Seven Men Splendidly Declare Who/Why They Are by David Finkle

★★★★★ Keenan Scott II's new play delves into the complex and cogent subject of Black men's lives mattering The post Thoughts of a Colored Man: Seven Men Splendidly Declare Who/Why…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:20PM

Thoughts of a Colored Man: The Debut of an Important New Dramatic Voice by Frank Scheck

★★★★☆ Keenan Scott II's poetic drama resonates with urgency and heart. The post Thoughts of a Colored Man: The Debut of an Important New Dramatic Voice appeared first on New York …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:19PM

One traveler’s delirious soul-searching rumination on socio-economic disparity in ‘The Fever’ at Off-Broadway’s Minetta Lane Theatre by Deb Miller

The first live in-person play to reopen Off-Broadway’s Minetta Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village since the pandemic shutdown is a limited-engagement revival of the unsettling 1990 solo sho…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:12PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ Preaches to the Choir by Maya Phillips

Keenan Scott II’s play, incorporating slam poetry, prose and songs, aspires to be a lyrical reckoning with Black life in America.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:54PM

Synetic Theatre’s ‘Madness of Poe’ is deliciously horrific by Jordan Wright

Neatly combines Poe’s gift for Victorian horror with the brilliance that Synetic is known for.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:51PM

Review: Thoughts of a Colored Man Makes a Triumphant Broadway Debut

Keenan Scott II's new play is an early highlight of the 2021-22 season.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:32PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Morning Sun - Now In Performances by Manhattan Theatre Club

One woman. Her mother. Her daughter. A portrait of an entire life in the light of New York City. Now in Performances at New York City Center. Read more or buy tickets at http://www.Morning…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:18PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Odds & Ends: Gavin Creel to Offer Artsy Performance Piece at The Met & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Gavin Creel Offers Walk on Through This Month We love a Broadway masterpiece! Gavin Creel has been invited to create a prog…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

Meet the Stars of Aladdin, The Phantom of the Opera, Ain't Too Proud & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

Opening Up! See Jennifer Nettles as Jenna in Waitress on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's almost time for Grammy winner Jennifer Nettles to have her first shift at the diner as Jenna in Waitress on Broadway, and here's a first look. As previously announced, Nettles will take…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

Opera star Andrea Bocelli makes St. Louis debut with biggest American tour yet by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

After livestreaming and recording during pandemic, Italian opera superstar is happy to once again "feel the emotion of the audience."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

'Beyond Van Gogh' turns away visitors after generator breaks down by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Organizers hoped a new generator would arrive late Tuesday afternoon.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will honor Steven Woolf with public memorial by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Public event at Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate longtime artistic director who died in July at age 75.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

Inside CHICKEN & BISCUITS' Opening on Broadway with Norm Lewis, Michael Urie, Cleo King, and More! by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/ChickenBiscuitsOpening Our coverage is brought to you by 1-800 Flowers. On Sunday night, the audience at the Circle in the Square Theatre …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:12PM

Hangin' on 44th Street with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Austin Scott & Kimber Elayne Sprawl by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/GFNCInterview On Friday, February 7, 2020 Girl From the North Country began performances at the Belasco Theatre for just a brief stint befo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:12PM

Review of The Fever by Erin Kahn

“This play is hard to watch as a socialist.” Said the young man sitting next to me at Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band: a play about the Khmer Rouge regime. That performance seems a…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:10PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Former ‘Hamilton’ Cast Member Files Discrimination Complaint Against Show by Matt Stevens

In the E.E.O.C. filing, the actor, who is nonbinary, describes being retaliated against after requesting a gender-neutral dressing room, among other claims. The show denies the allegations.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:54PM

Reflecting Shakespeare TV: Response 3 of 5 by The Old Globe

These Reflecting Shakespeare TV episodes show the writing from Centinela State Prison Yards A, B, C, and D participants who engaged in the correspondence course during Spring of 2021 which f…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:54PM

In the News: Gavin Creel at The Met, Hannah Corneau Drops 1st Single, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Lilli Cooper, Javier Muñoz, Kate Rockwell, and Daniel Yearwood will sing the soundtrack live to John Monsky's latest Carnegie Hall history lecture.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:49PM

“My Fair Lady” at the Dolby by Pauline Adamek

“I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live.” How many of the wonderful songs from this exquisite mu…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:48PM

Former Hamilton Cast Member Suni Reid Files Discrimination and Retaliation Complaint Against the Musical by Ryan McPhee

Reid, a transgender non-binary performer who understudied multiple principal roles, says their contract was rescinded after requesting a gender-neutral dressing room.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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The Weekly Roundup, October 13-19, 2021 by Kyle V. Hiller

Nerd-centric burlesque and comedy, a pair of new music fests, Temple Theaters reopens its doors, and FirstGlance Film Festival returns for its 24th year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:56PM

Letters of Suresh by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Although the characters never meet in person, they communicate mostly through letters that are spoken by the actors directly to the audience, and then halfway through the play, in texting wh…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:49PM

Get a First Look at Thoughts of a Colored Man on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The first look at Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man has arrived. As previously reported, the play moved up its opening night to October 13 at Broadway's John Golden Theatre as oppo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM

Hotcha! Check Out New Photos of Chicago on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The long-running Broadway hit Chicago is back and bringing its timeless razzle dazzle. As previously announced, Chicago resumed performances at the Ambassador Theatre on September 14 and now…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM

Lynn Nottage, Clint Ramos, and More Call for the End of 10 out of 12s by Matthew Wexler

Theaters and artists speak out against long workweeks and workdays during tech, vowing to end the 10 out of 12 tradition. The post Lynn Nottage, Clint Ramos, and More Call for the End of 10 …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:48PM

Livestreaming a Conversation: Dreaming the Queer Future

By . The Dramatists Guild presents the online conversation Dreaming the Queer Future livestreaming on the commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 19 Octo…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 03:12PM

Review: ‘By Heart’ Commits Community to Memory by Maya Phillips

In Tiago Rodrigues’s show, audience members learn a Shakespeare sonnet together — line by line, over and over.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:06PM

Life of Pi | 2021 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

Lolita Chakrabarti’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s book Life of Pi will run at Wyndham’s Theatre, which will be transformed to fully accommodate the production directed by Max Webster. …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:00PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Maryland’s AngelWing Project takes audiences to Beale Street by News Desk

A 1950's family drama, the play follows two Black cousins in Mississippi who struggle to make a life for themselves in spite of secrets threatening to invade and interrupt their peace.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:46PM

Bryna Turner's At the Wedding Will Premiere Off-Broadway This Winter by Talaura Harms

Mary Wiseman will lead the cast of the world premiere comedy as Lincoln Center Theater's LCT3 reopens.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Brainchild Stageworkx presents Ryk Lewis’ The Ongoing Plight of the Ferryman by Christina Anthony

Enjoy the season and get into the spirit of Halloween with this family-friendly original musical from Philly artist Ryk Lewis. Christina Anthony previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:41PM

The Tragedy of Macbeth, Starring James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan, Will Live Stream Globally by Dan Meyer

The London production is scheduled to play the Almeida through November 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:38PM

Review: New circus show ‘Dear San Francisco’ is love letter to city and the human body by Lily Janiak

When performers land, with a boom or a plop, the reverberation sometimes ripples all the way to your seat.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 01:38PM

Support for Latinidad Onstage: A Lifelong, Not a Month-Long, Job by American Theatre Editors

For Hispanic Heritage Month, four Latinx/Latine play festival producers talk about their vision for a more expansive and inclusive American theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:12PM

TDF Conversations: Chicken & Biscuits by TDF

Join us as Cleo King and Ebony Marshall-Oliver dish about starring in the delicious new Broadway comedy Chicken & Biscuits. Tune in Friday, October 15 at 1 p.m. (EDT) as we bring these hilar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM

An ‘Allegory for Our Times’: The Royal Ballet’s ‘Dante Project’ by Roslyn Sulcas

Wayne McGregor’s full-length work, a collaboration with Thomas Adès and Tacita Dean, opens at a moment of purgatorial relevance.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:06PM

Foxes review – shattering tale of faith and family by Kate Wyver

Theatre 503, LondonDexter Flanders’ tender debut about a fractured family shows the tensions and compromises faced by Black gay men Through the story of one beautiful, fractured family, t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:03PM

White Noise review – an enormous provocation of a play by Arifa Akbar

Bridge theatre, LondonIn Suzan-Lori Parks’ darkly witty four-hander, a black man persuades a white college buddy to be his slave-master for 40 days “It’s a great time to be black, righ…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:03PM

‘If I’m funny, no one cares who I sleep with’: queer comedians on finding a stage by Rachael Healy

Standups including Suzi Ruffell, Paul Sinha and Lee Peart reveal how hecklers, bookers and ‘the gay slot’ have affected their appearances in the spotlight The comedian Stephen Bailey was…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:03PM

Watch a Sneak Peek of 'Sweet Gwen Suite' From the Fall for Dance Festival by Playbill

As part of the first program of the Fall for Dance Festival, The Verdon Fosse Legacy reconstructs a series of trios that were originally created for the late Tony Award winner Gwen Verdon, f…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:03PM

SIX vlog their last performances at the West End's Lyric Theatre! by Official London Theatre

The wonderful West End Queens vlog their last performances of Six at the Lyric Theatre. Natalie Paris gives us an insight into her childhood and what goes on in the wings? Watch to find out.…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:00PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Songs for a New World Is A Welcome Return For Theater by Bill Hirschman

Jason Robert Brown’s brilliantly insightful and emotionally powerful Songs for a New World lets you know you're not going crazy all alone in Slow Burn Theatre’s season opener that would …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 12:42PM

VIDEO: The Stars of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Talk Broadway Return on MORNING JOE

The Lehman Trilogy stars Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Adrian Lester appeared on The Morning Joe to discuss their return to Broadway, working with Sam Mendes, and more.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:40PM

West End Transfer of Life of Pi Announces Full Cast & New Dates by Lindsey Sullivan

Complete casting and new dates are here for the West End mounting of Life of Pi, a new stage adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling 2001 fantasy adventure novel. The previously announced p…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:32PM

Welcome to Hollywood! See Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli in the National Tour of Pretty Woman by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences across the country can experience Rodeo Drive thanks to the Pretty Woman national tour! As previously announced, Adam Pascal and Olivia Valli are leading the company as Edward and …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:32PM

Photos: Ana Villafañe and Bianca Marroquin Take Over Chicago on Broadway

Tony winners Lillias White and Paulo Szot also join the cast of the long-running musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:18PM

‘Hamilton’ Trans Actor Claims Retaliation Over Gender-Neutral Dressing Room Request by Greg Evans

Suni Reid, a non-binary performer who appeared in the Broadway, Chicago and Los Angeles productions of Hamilton in both ensemble and principal roles, has filed an Equal Employment Opportunit…

SOURCE: Deadline at 12:02PM

Erich Bergen to Return to Broadway's Waitress by Ryan McPhee

The Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys star will appear alongside Jennifer Nettles during two separate week-long engagements.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Bryna Turner's At the Wedding to Have World Premiere at LCT3

Mary Wiseman stars in Turner's new comedy.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Erich Bergen to Return to Waitress as Dr. Pomatter

Bergen will star opposite Jennifer Nettles when she joins the cast October 19.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Watch the Trailer for Harriet the Spy, Starring Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch

The new animated series is set to premiere on Apple TV on November 19.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM

Chelsea Halfpenny Will Succeed Lucie Jones in U.K. and Ireland Tour of Waitress by Andrew Gans

Halfpenny will step into the role of pie maker Jenna in 2022.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:39AM

ACA Galleries by Barry Gordin

African American Abstraction at Frieze Masters on view October 13-17 at The Regent’s Park, London. October 13, 2021:  ACA Galleries is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by Africa…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:16AM

Unabashed comfort and joy in ‘The Book of Mamaw’ at 1st Stage by Gregory Ford

A solo performer's tribute to his maternal grandmother, who raised him and gave him the tools he needed to engage with life.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 11:05AM

‘Innovative, spectacular, experimental, totally unpredictable’: DRACULA: The Untold Story – Touring ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

If like me you consider yourself somewhat of an expert on the original story of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, then you’ll be both fascinated and intrigued by Imitating the Dogs curveball of a t…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Parsons Dance brings "The Road" to The Joyce by Joycetheater

Parsons Dance arrives at The Joyce with four dazzling new works, including two David Parsons premieres: The Road, set to “Peace Train,” “Trouble,” and more iconic songs by Yusuf/Cat …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:46AM

Karen Schaler, Writer Of The Netflix Sensation ‘A Christmas Prince,’ Has A New Royal Romantic Comedy Inspired By The Royal Family by Jeryl Brunner

This dynamic writer shares the backstory behind her newest novel and how she is also writing a movie version of it.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:41AM

Toni-Leslie James and Ann Roth Named to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at 2021 Henry Hewes Design Awards by Andrew Gans

Five service organizations who helped keep the design community afoat during the pandemic will also be recognized.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:34AM

Toni-Leslie James and Ann Roth to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at 2021 Henry Hewes Design Awards by Andrew Gans

Five service organizations who helped keep the design community afloat during the pandemic will also be recognized.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:34AM

What Did Critics Think of Off-Broadway's Letters of Suresh? by Talaura Harms

The Second Stage production of Rajiv Joseph's play features Ali Ahn, Ramiz Monsef, Kellie Overbey, and Thom Sesma.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:19AM

FAIRYCAKES RUSH! by Corine Cohen

</ There is a $25.00 Rush ticket on Today Tix on the day of the show. Starts tomorrow. Todaytix.com

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 10:19AM

Girl From the North Country Brings Bob Dylan Back to Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

There's a slow train coming to bring Girl From the North Country back to Broadway's Belasco Theatre on October 13. Written and directed by Conor McPherson and featuring the songs of Bob Dyla…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:18AM

Passing Into History by Michael Lueger

By Michael Lueger. In this week’s Theatre History Podcast, Dr. Megan Sanborn Jones discusses the history of Mormons in theatre and the pageant tradition in the Church of Jesus Christ of L…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 10:02AM

‘Slave Play’ Back On Track For Los Angeles After Venue Pledges Commitment To Address Gender Imbalance by Greg Evans

Slave Play will arrive in Los Angeles after all. Playwright Jeremy O. Harris announced last night that his Tony-nominated comedy-drama will remain on the line-up at Center Theatre Group’s …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:01AM

Slave Play Will Remain in Center Theatre Group Season After Organization's Commitment to Gender Equity by Dan Meyer

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris had initially asked to have the work removed due to an imbalance in the current season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by Susan Grace

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SOURCE: gracenotesstage.com at 09:41AM

Life of Pi Play Will Make West End Premiere in November by Andrew Gans

Lolita Chakrabarti’s stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s will play the Wyndham’s Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:31AM

As ‘Hadestown’ comes to the Kennedy Center, the show’s creators explain the magic behind one great song by Thomas Floyd

The Tony Award-winning musical, inspired by Greek myth, includes the showstopper ‘Wait for Me.’

SOURCE: Washington Post at 09:12AM

‘Ensemble comedy in the British up-against-the-odds tradition’: GOING THE DISTANCE (Online review) by John Chapman

This latest star-studded digital offering from Henry Filloux-Bennett and the Lawrence Batley Theatre is a pleasing comedy about the tribulations of putting on a post-pandemic production.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Review: ‘This Wide Night’ invites audiences to open their hearts to pair of women just out of prison by Jerald Pierce

Inspired by real accounts of women in a U.K. prison, this Chicago premiere is presented by Shattered Globe Theatre in association with Interrobang Theatre Project.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 08:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Cecily Strong to Make NY Stage Debut, ‘Lackawanna Blues’ Adds One Week, ‘Waitress’ Re-Confirms Cast Change “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Met Opera Returns with History-making Debut by Terence Blanchard by Victoria Isotti

The Metropolitan Opera, which was closed after the coronavirus broke out in New York in March 2020, finally opened its curtains with an epoch-making debut – the first opera by a black comp…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 07:31AM

Shakespeare’s King Henry V becomes a protest leader in Toronto in ‘Henry G20’ by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

‘As a piece of art this play will do its job to educate people,’ says lead actor Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah. The play is set during the G20 protests of 2010 when police kettled hundreds o…

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:30AM

Stories of women and magic in new digital exhibition by Aussie Theatre

This year’s Frank Van Straten Fellow Cathy Pryor has completed a remarkable historical research project culminating in a digital exhibition

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:29AM

Yves Montand Was Born 100 Years Ago Today by Trav S.D.

I’m not certain if I would otherwise have done a post on singer/actor Yves Montand (Ivo Levi, 1921-1991) before I learned of his early years. In America, we thought of him as one of a hand…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 07:24AM

Sydney Dance Company is back by Aussie Theatre

Sydney Dance Company’s Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela today announced the exciting news of the Company’s planned return to the stage,

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:21AM

‘Good intentions & a fascinating central figure’: IDA RUBINSTEIN – Playground Theatre ★★ by Alun Hood

Disparaging somebody else’s passion project is a bit like telling a doting parent that their baby is ugly. This stage tribute to Art Nouveau darling Ida Rubinstein is one such endeavour.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Spooky Action’s unrealistic ‘Realistic Joneses’ is a complete treat by John Stoltenberg

The text keeps us off-kilter in a way that tickles us silly even as a sobering undercurrent churns.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:40AM

A moment that changed me: Patrick Stewart on the teacher who spotted his talent – and saved him by Patrick Stewart

I skipped the 11-plus and was failing at school. Then I met Cecil Dormand, the extraordinary English teacher who transformed my life for ever I never sat my 11-plus. On the day of the test, …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:24AM

Michelle Gayle: ‘They said don’t leave EastEnders – I never regretted it’ by Arifa Akbar

From Grange Hill to the West End, via Eurovision and the Brit awards, the star has built multiple careers. She talks about stage-school pressure, TV diversity and playing Hermione in Harry P…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:24AM

Tell Us In 10: Nathan Matthews from Mamma Mia! by Hira Desai

In this week's Tell Us In 10 interview, we're going backstage with Nathan Matthews, Deputy Stage Manager at Mamma Mia! playing at the Novello Theatre. Find out more about Nathan, his backsta…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 06:03AM

'East is East' review - Ayub Khan Din's play continues to resonate 25 years on by Matt Wolf

Sophie Stanton in 25th anniversary revival of Ayub Khan Din's debut play

SOURCE: www.londontheatre.co.uk at 06:02AM

Exit Line: Six by Bob Cashill

Review.

SOURCE: Popdose at 06:02AM

From India to Cuba to England (in spirit), Vikram Dasgupta’s bumpy road to putting dance on film by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

Filming the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble in India helped Dasgupta handle the unexpected death of his father, but soaring COVID-19 infections kept him from flying to London to shoot the November…

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 06:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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From Pygmies to Puppets: What to Do with Roald Dahl’s Enslaved Oompa-Loompas in Modern Adaptations? by Victoria Isotti

The stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has opened in Brisbane. Charlie, like all of Roald Dahl’s novels for children, celebrates courage, resilience and the creative pow…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 05:20AM

Towards Fairer Contractual Practices for Freelance Dramaturgs: A Conversation Facilitated by Catriona Craig by Yizhou Zhang

On 21 June 2021, the Dramaturgs Network (a volunteer arts organization by and for dramaturgs working in the United Kingdom) held an online roundtable discussion to mark the launch of the d…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 05:20AM

L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum Will Still Open Season with Porn-ish “Slave Play” Despite Playwright’s Complaints by Roger Friedman

The pornographic and not very good “Slave Play” will still open the season for the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles next

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:18AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Sheena Boughen OAM

The post On the Couch with Sheena Boughen OAM appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:01AM

INTERVIEW: What is best for us versus what is best for those we love most? Roger Ajogbe on starring in the premiere of Proud by Featured Content

Roger Ajogbe stars as Roland in Proud, Bren Gosling's powerful new drama tackling racism and homophobia. He took a break from rehearsals to tell us more about the play.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 04:00AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Bangarra Dance Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company reveal world premiere of Wudjang: Not the Past

The post Bangarra Dance Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company reveal world premiere of Wudjang: Not the Past appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 03:10AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Ian McDiarmid: ‘Why should older people go quietly? We’ve still got things to say and things to do’ by Kate Wyver

The Olivier-winning actor who plays Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars series talks to Kate Wyver about the fight against ‘end-of-life serenity’, adapting Julian Barnes for the stage, an…

SOURCE: The Independent at 02:32AM

Louise Gough appointed Head of Development at Screen Australia

The post Louise Gough appointed Head of Development at Screen Australia appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 02:08AM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Stories of women and magic in new digital exhibition from the Australian Performing Arts Collection

The post Stories of women and magic in new digital exhibition from the Australian Performing Arts Collection appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 01:24AM

THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!

Thoughts of a Colored Man blends spoken word, slam poetry, rhythm, and humor into a daringly universal new play. Welcome to the vibrant inner life of being Black, proud, and thriving in the…

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Step Inside Is This A Room's Opening Night on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway audiences can now experience the thrilling true story of Reality Winner in Tina Satter's Is This A Room, which officially opened at the Lyceum Theatre on October 11. Starring Emily…

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Bess Wohl to Adapt Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour as Limited Series by Caitlin Moynihan

The Children’s Hour, Lillian Hellman’s 1934 play, is getting a small-screen series adaptation by Tony nominee Bess Wohl and Anonymous Content, according to Deadline. Two-time Pulitzer fi…

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Odds & Ends: Watch Kristin Chenoweth & Ariana Grande Team Up for The Voice & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kristin Chenoweth Joins Ariana Grande on The Voice Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth is serving as pop superstar Ariana Grande'…

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SLAVE PLAY Reinstated to Center Theatre Group's 2021- 2022 Season

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris' has announced that his Tony-nominated hit Slave Play will once again arrive on the west coast next year as a part of Center Theatre Group's new season.

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Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man Opens on Broadway October 13 by Ryan McPhee

The production marks the Broadway debuts of Scott and director Steve H. Broadnax III.

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Carolee Carmello, Roman Banks, Andrew Kober, Mia Pinero Star in Paper Mill's Songs for a New World Beginning October 13 by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Jason Robert Brown revue continue through November 7 at the New Jersey venue.

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Girl From the North Country Returns to Broadway October 13 by Dan Meyer

The Bob Dylan jukebox musical reopens at the Belasco Theatre with a majority of its original cast.

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Watch a Sneak Peek of 'Sweet Gwen Suite' From the Fall for Dance Festival by Roberto Araujo

The festival begins performances October 13 at New York City Center.

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IMPRESSIONS: Denishawn at Theatre at St. Jean, Produced by Audrey Ross by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Denishawn at Theatre at St. Jean, Produced by Audrey Ross, "What courage Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn had, presenting what no one else had seen! The mystery behind creating…

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How Emily Davis Tackles Reality - Meet the astonishing star of Broadway's 'Is This A Room'

Meet the astonishing star of Broadway's Is This A Room---When you do an online image search for Reality Winner, one of the first photos that comes up is of actress Emily Davis. Davis realize…

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre