Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Vidya Makan by Arts Review

Who is Vidya Makan? Just a 22 year old Brissy girl trying to stay warm in Melbourne. What would you do differently to what you do now? If I knew, I’d probably be doing it differently! Who …

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Laura Benanti, Alice Ripley, and More to Help Feinstein's/54 Below Celebrate Five Year Anniversary by BroadwayWorld

In the five years since its opening in June of 2012, Feinstein's54 Below has presented over four thousand shows with countless artists in a wide array of programming and musical styles. Now …

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Review: The Most Happy Fella (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre) by Catey Sullivan

Frank Loesser’s score has some fine moments, Adam Veness' vineyard set is impressive, and newcomer Molly Hernandez’ powerful soprano and radiant stage presence is a huge new talent who s…

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The Bodyguard review – a shallow, shaky love story with all the thrills of a wet sock by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Sydney Lyric Theatre, SydneyEven Australian Idol Paulini’s stellar voice can’t rescue this musical, which turns the Whitney Houston film into a glitzy but baffling spectacle for the stag…

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Jennifer Laura Thompson stops by HQ to chat about Dear Evan Hansen and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Glass Menagerie Stunner Madison Ferris on Bad Audition Tapes, Nude Paintings and Getting Distracted by Daniel Craig by Paul Wontorek

Only 25, Madison Ferris is making theatergoers sit up and take notice. Most obviously, the Broadway newbie who is playing Laura opposite Sally Field’s Amanda in The Glass Menagerie has…

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Pure Confidence by Steven Morris

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

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Producer Ben Sprecher broke down on the stand today at the Rebecca civil trial in lower Manhattan, while recounting being forced to shutter the $12 million musical on the eve of its first …

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The Cardinal review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘gratifyingly dark farce’ by Rafaella Marcus

Like most 17th century revenge tragedies, James Shirley’s The Cardinal is a gratifyingly dark farce: masques, wars, poisonings, and illicit love abound

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Feinstein’s/54Below To Celebrate 5 Years June 5 by Sandi Durell

    Can it already be five years that Feinsein’s/54 Below opened?  Since June 2012 New York’s Nightclub has created a wide array of programming and musical styles and …

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Video: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at ‘Dorian’s Closet’ at Rep Stage by Mark Beachy

VIDEO: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at ‘Dorian’s Closet’ at Rep Stage. Video Produced, Shot, and Edited by Mark Beachy.

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Theatre Review: ‘The Fantasticks’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Lynne Menefee

It has been an exciting season this year with a few Baltimore theaters expanding their repertoire by including a musical in their traditionally non-musical lineup. Chesapeake Shakespeare Co…

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Theater News: Sara Bareilles to Be Honored by Covenant House

Jessie Mueller, Stephanie J. Block, and more will perform in her honor.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Full Casting Set for the Muny's All Shook Up!

The production will star Caroline Bowman in the Elvis Presley-inspired musical.

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Newly Formed ‘Independent Theatres of Los Angeles’ To Hold Citywide Auditions by Tracey Paleo

Press Release Intimate theater companies in Los Angeles that have been denied membership status by Actors Equity Association, and/or find themselves financially unable to sign AEA’s new Lo…

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Odds & Ends: Watch Sierra Boggess Sing Phantom in Three Languages, Great Comet Performs on Today & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Sierra Boggess Sings Phantom in Three Languages Broadway favorite Sierra Boggess gave a marvelous surprise to audiences at h…

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Sarah DeLappe, Jaisey Bates Win Play Prizes from Marin Theatre by American Theatre Editors

They're the recipients, respectively, of an award for a new American play and for an emerging American playwright.

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The Muny Finds Its Full Company for ALL SHOOK UP by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for All Shook Up, the fourth production of its 99th season, which plays July 13-19. All Shook Up is proudly sponsored by US Bank.

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A Haunting '60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet by Euan Kerr

Frederick Wiseman's controversial 1967 documentary Titicut Follies exposed conditions at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts. Fifty years later, the filmmaker, now 87, has adapted it…

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Actor John Leguizamo's Career Goal: To Give Latino Kids Their Own Heroes by Christina Cala

"I was growing up and maturing at a time where we were invisible," he says. " ... And I always wanted to be able to make Latin kids like myself feel more than."

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Theater News: The Awful Grace of God Comes to the Actors Company

The collection of six one-acts is written by Orange Is the New Black actor Michael Harney.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Wicked Alum Caroline Bowman Will Lead the Muny's All Shook Up by Andrew Gans

The former Elphaba will take on the dual roles of Natalie and Ed.

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East West Players’ Season to Celebrate Collaborations and ‘Allegiance’ by American Theatre Editors

A full season of coproductions will feature the Broadway musical's L.A. debut, two world premieres, and a beloved revival.

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Lea Michele & Jon Groff's Fashion Bug, Sierra Boggess' Epic Bouquet & Other Hot Shots You Need Right Now by Lindsey Sullivan

Today's going to be a great day, and here's why: we made it to the weekend, Lea Michele's Places hits earbuds today, and to top it all off, we have a new roundup of Broadway hots…

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Read Reviews for Jude Law in Obsession by Ryan McPhee

The Ivo van Hove-directed production currently plays London’s Barbican Centre.

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Sally Mayes Brings Pete ’n’ Keely Back to the Lounge for One Performance by Robert Viagas

George Dvorsky co-stars in a concert version of this musical about an uneasy reunion of feuding divorced lounge singers.

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VIDEO: ANCESTRY Teams with ANASTASIA Cast, Finds Russian DNA Connections by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway musical Anastasiahas teamed with the global leader in family history and consumer genomics ANCESTRY. Every night, the title character in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, …

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Photo Coverage: WAR PAINT & DEAR EVEN HANSEN Unite to Celebrate Michael Grief's New Sardi's Portrait! by Walter McBride

DirectorMichaelGreif, who has directed seminal Broadway musicals includingRent,Next to Normal,Grey Gardensand many more, just received a Sardi's portrait to celebrate his career and work on …

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A Look Back at the Musicals of the 2016–17 Broadway Season by Playbill Staff

How many of the Playbills did you collect?

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Hamlet. A Version by Darryl Reilly

The dialogue of Ileana Alexandra Orlic’s English translation is problematic. Floating around are a few Shakespearean snippets, but otherwise it’s rather stilted. Without much verbal gr…

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Theater News: Broadway Bares Sets Fire Island Return Date

The annual event will take place this summer.

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Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's Marry Harry

Bill Castellino directs the production for York Theatre Company.

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Theater News: John Douglas Thompson to Play Hamlet at American Conservatory Theater

Works by Harold Pinter and Suzan-Lori Parks will also join the season.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Danny Rubin on Writing ‘Groundhog Day’ for the Stage, Sans Bill Murray by Dana Schwartz, Dana Schwartz

Between 'Amelie,' and 'Anastasia,' 'Waitress' and 'School of Rock,' there’s been a recent glut of musicals on Broadway adapted from well-loved films. While taking your story from a movie t…

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BROADWAY BARES to Sizzle in Fire Island Pines Striptease for BC/EFA by BroadwayWorld

Fire Island will sizzle with the sexiest striptease show of the summer when Broadway Bares returns to Fire Island Pines.

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John Douglas Thompson-Led HAMLET, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More Round Out A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season by BroadwayWorld

American Conservatory Theater A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today the final four productions that will comprise the lineup of the company's 2017-18 subscription season. Th…

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Broadway Bares Fire Island Sets Date by Olivia Clement

The one-night-only striptease benefit will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.

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Midsummer, while plentifully playful, could use an extra sprinkling of stars by J. Kelly Nestruck

The romantic comedy, which shares a time of year and a character name with Shakespeare, presents a familiar story played out in a theatrical way

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Exclusive! Celebrate the In Transit Cast Album Release with Margo Seibert Rocking Out at the Mic by

The day is here! The Hollywood Records cast album of Broadway’s first a cappella musical, In Transit, is available for purchase online. The new musical, which recently wrapped its run …

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The Los Angeles Theatre Digest: April 23–29 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Ginnifer Goodwin and Alan Leech star at the Geffen, Bedlam comes to the Broad, plus openings and closings on the West Coast

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Olivia Wilde Will Star in Her First Broadway Show by Rino16

Olivia Wilde has been a major star in the TV and movie world for quite some time. However, she has turned down several opportunities to act in various Broadway shows over the years. Fans of …

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BWW Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of COME FROM AWAY's Great Gander Adventure! by BroadwayWorld TV

Back in October, COME FROM AWAYhonored the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador and the 'come from aways' whose lives inspired the new musical with two special benefit concert performances…

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Laurie Metcalf, John Goodman & More Set for Revival of TV's ROSEANNE? by TV News Desk

An eight-episode limited revival of the hit 1990's comedy series ROSANNE is in the works. Cast members Roseanne Barr, John Goodman Sara Gilbert and Laurie Metcalf are expected to reprise the…

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City Lights Theater Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

A musical and historical drama will join works by or inspired by Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Jane Austen.

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Spamilton and More Head to the West Coast's Center Theatre Group by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The Los Angeles theatre company has announced their 2017–2018 season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

15 recommended shows to see now

"Aladdin" ✭✭✭ "Aladdin," the most frenetic and cartoonish of Disney's screen-to-stage musicals, officially opened its first national tour in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. And…

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Our actors upstaged by weather presenters | Letters by Letters

Reader Mary McKeown applauds Dame Judi Dench for speaking up about actors delivering inaudible linesHurrah for Dame Judi Dench (Get off the sofa and learn your Shakespeare, Dench tells young…

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MasterVoices Establishes the Roger Rees Fund for Musical Theatre by Ryan McPhee

The announcement was made at the organization's April 27 presentation of Babes in Toyland.

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This Is What It's Like At The First-Ever Horror Film Festival At The "Shining" Hotel

The Timberline Lodge as seen in The Shining. Warner Bros. / Via Thursday, April 27You know that infamous mistake in the opening scene of The Shining, where you can…

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2017 Tony Awards Nominations – Predicting Tuesday’s Nods And Nays by Jeremy Gerard

And they’re off. Eligibility for this season’s Tony Awards began last spring with the opening May 25 of Paramour, Cirque du Soleil’s first made-for-Broadway venture (it clo…

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Theater News: Buyer & Cellar Playwright Jonathan Tolins to Pen 2017 Drama Desk Awards

Michael Urie will host the 62nd annual event.

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Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Jay Armstrong Johnson Star in MasterVoices' Babes in Toyland

The production will play Long Island's Tilles Center April 29.

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Theater News: Lyric Stage Company Sets Casting for Camelot

The musical will star Ed Hoopman in the role of King Arthur.

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Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More by

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 28 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2017 …

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New Jewish Theatre expands choices for next season by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Flex passes and preview shows come into the mix

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Follow Jessica Lea Patty Through the Bandstand Opening Night by Hannah Vine

Get an inside view of a Broadway opening from pre-show to party.

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Christina Bianco, Emily Skinner, Josh Young and More to Bring the 2000s to BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominees Emily Skinner Side Show, Billy Elliot andJosh Young Jesus Christ Superstar, Drama Desk Award nominees Christina Bianco andFarah Alvin, Brian Charles Rooney The Threepenny…

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Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and More March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND by BroadwayWorld

MasterVoices formerly The Collegiate Chorale, closed its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland last night, April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium Perelman Stage …

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Jonathan Tolins to Pen 2017 Drama Desk Awards Show; Nominations Updated! by BroadwayWorld

Award winning playwright Jonathan Tolins Buyer and Cellar, The Twilight of the Golds, The Last Sunday in June will write the 2017 Drama Desk Awards show, it was announced today by Gretchen S…

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Review: ‘crazy beautiful’ at FringeArts by Celeste Mann

How are dances created? What might inspire a choreographer? Specifically, how does Tania Isaac develop a dance? What role does the viewer have in it all? These are some of the questions that…

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Review: ‘Hetty Feather’ at Delaware Theatre Company by Tim Dunleavy

Nothing can keep Hetty Feather down. An orphan’s life is a hard one, especially in Victorian England – and Hetty has it harder than most orphans, spending years enduring cruel treatment …

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Photo Flash: Sir Matthew Bourne Receives Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Services to the Arts by BroadwayWorld

This afternoon, Friday 28 April 2017, Sir Matthew Bourne was presented with the Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Services to the Arts by Graham Watts OBE, Chairman, Dance Section of Cri…

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4th Wall Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

Four productions as well as a play reading series will be part of the upcoming lineup.

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FORTY YEARS ON – Chichester by Johnny Fox

I am inordinately fond of Forty Years On. In only my second ever trip to London, my mother took me to see the original production the year I was fifteen and therefore readily able to identi…

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Photo Flash: Lupito Nyong'o and More Attend Opening of Twelfth Night

The Public Theater Mobile Unit's production continues free performances through May 14.

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Theater News: Tony Eligibility Announced for Miss Saigon, Groundhog Day, Anastasia, and More

The final results of eligibility requirements have been revealed.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Highlights From Prince of Broadway in Japan: See Showstoppers from Sweeney Todd, Phantom, Superman and Evita!

Prince of Broadway is a musical retrospective that spans the career of Harold Prince, the multiple Tony-winning director and producer. The cast features Ramin Karimloo, Shuler Hensley, Nancy…

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Review: ‘Groundhog Day’ at the August Wilson Theatre by Richard Seff

Andy Karl is a delightful musical theatre leading man, but he’s been having a bit of bad luck lately. During a late preview of Groundhog Day, his latest outing on stage, he suffered se…

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Dissecting Rachel Bay Jones’ “So Big/So Small” in Dear Evan Hansen by Ruthie Fierberg

How the Drama League nominee wears the emotion of her character to express truth in one song.

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Photo Flash: Lupita Nyong'o and More Celebrate Mobile Unit's TWELFTH NIGHT Opening at The Public by BroadwayWorld

Last night, April 27, The Public Theater officially opened the Mobile Unit's 60th Anniversary production of TWELFTH NIGHT,directed by Saheem Ali. In attendance for wereLupita Nyong'o,Jeff Hi…

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Photo Coverage: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Company Celebrates Opening Night! by Jennifer Broski

The Broadway premiere ofLucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2, just opened last night at Broadway'sJohn GoldenTheatre 252 West 45th Street, and BroadwayWorld was there to catch up w…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on ANASTASIA, AMELIE, GROUNDHOG DAY & More! by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 16 Broadway productions for the 2017 American Theatre Wing's Ton…

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Theater News: A View From the Bridge Arrives at the Alley Theater

Performances of the Arthur Miller drama begin tonight.

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Tony Awards Eligibility for 2017 – Part 4

See the final round of eligibility determinations for the 2017 Tony Awards.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Unsweetened by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   Pity the chocolate maker who gives you the scoop of what’s to happen at the very beginning letting you know it’s time to retire! Christian Borle, as …

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Spine: ‘Three Sisters’ by the Maly Drama Theatre at the Kennedy Center by Robert Michael Oliver

With the Maly Drama Theatre’s Three Sisters, playing through April 30 at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theatre, theatre lovers will feast on every slow motion wonderment, every…

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Dance Review: Maureen Fleming at the ICA — Brilliant Movement by Arts Fuse Editor

Dancer/choreographer Maureen Fleming's highly distinctive style of movement is unforgettable.

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Lincoln Center to Host Theater Festival for Autistic Audience by Andrew R. Chow

The Big Umbrella Festival, arriving in April 2018, hopes to make theater a safe space for children on the autism spectrum.

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Tony Awards Determine Eligibility for War Paint, Hello, Dolly! and More by Ryan McPhee

The committee ruled Cynthia Nixon will compete in the Featured category, David Hyde Pierce is a leading man, and more.

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Come From Away Will Be Subject of Documentary Film by Adam Hetrick

The film will explore the real-life story that inspired the acclaimed new Broadway musical set in Gander, Newfoundland.

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Hello Dolly Review: Bette Midler stars as Bette Midler by New York Theater

There are moments in Bette Midler’s Hello, Dolly that offer unsurpassed entertainment, demonstrating the ideal match between show and star that many people expected when they first heard t…

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From Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Nominations, to Tony Award Updates by Playbill Staff

Watch Playbill’s video recap of the essential Broadway news from April 24–28.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 929: Tyler Dwiggins by Adam Szymkowicz

Tyler Dwiggins Hometown: Middletown, Indiana. Current Town: New York, NY. Q:  Tell me about Orange Is the New Glass. A:  Orange Is the New Glass is a fractured fairy tale that…

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the ANASTASIA Gypsy Robe Ceremony by Walter McBride

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composersStephen FlahertyandLynn Ahrensis now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Earlier this week, Ana…

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ACT Completes 2017-18 Season With 4 Shows by American Theatre Editors

The San Francisco theatre has added a world premiere musical, 'Small Mouth Sounds,' and a 'Hamlet' starring John Douglas Thompson to its lineup.

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Behind The Scenes at Half a Sixpence by Daniel Perks

A group of London’s keenest bloggers and theatre writers were invited by RAW PR to a pre-show exclusive event for Half A Sixpence. I was fortunate enough to attend and get a flavour of how…

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Theater News: Annie Baker's The Antipodes Extends Again

Lila Neugebauer directs the world premiere.

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Photo Flash: Laurie Metcalf, Jayne Houdyshell, and More Open in A Doll's House, Part 2

Condola Rashad and Chris Cooper complete the cast of this new drama by Lucas Hnath.

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Theater News: Karen Pittman to Star in Pipeline at Lincoln Center Theater

Dominique Morisseau's new play will open this summer at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

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Theater News: Clubbed Thumb Announces Casting for 2017 Summerworks

Works by Ariel Stess, Alex Borinsky, and Heidi Schreck join the new play series.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

‘The Salesman,' at Woodstock Theatre, Chicago by Blouin Artinfo

Woodstock Theatre, Chicago is holding a screening of “The Salesman” on May 8, 2017. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the film stars Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Ka…

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Cate Blanchett to Star on London Stage in 'All About Eve'

The two-time Academy Award winner will play acid-tongued diva Margo Channing, the role made famous by Bette Davis in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's classic 1950 backstage drama. read more

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Photos: First look at Carrie Hope Fletcher and the cast of The Addams Family

The UK tour of Andrew Lippa's musical opened in Edinburgh this week

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‘The Eagle Huntress,’ at Charlestowne 18 Theatre, Chicago by Blouin Artinfo

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Watch Sierra Boggess Sing “Think of Me” in French and Japanese by Beret Leone

See the Phantom of the Opera star perform at the Yomiuri Otemachi Hall in Japan.

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Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘All About Eve’ in London by Joshua Barone

This stage version of the 1950 film, which will be adapted and directed by Ivo van Hove, is planned for the West End in spring 2018.

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Photo Flash: Lisa O'Hare and Richard E. Grant Take the Stage in MY FAIR LADY at Lyric Opera by BroadwayWorld

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the American premiere of a new production of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady, starring Richard E. Grant and Lisa O'Hare as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle. …

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/28/2017 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4282017.

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SUNSET BOULEVARD's Michael Xavier Joins the Court for PRINCE OF BROADWAY by BroadwayWorld

Lynne Meadow Artistic Director and Barry Grove Executive Producer haveannounced two-time Olivier Award nominee Michael Xavier will join Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming Broadway premiere of…

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Dirty Butterfly review at the Bread and Roses Theatre, London – ‘an unflinching revival’ by Neil Dowden

First staged in 2003, Debbie Tucker Green’s Dirty Butterfly is not an easy play to watch. Its subject of domestic abuse, and

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Theater News: Michael Xavier Rounds Out Cast of Prince of Broadway

Xavier currently stars in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard.

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Pacific Overtures Revival, Starring George Takei, Extends Run by

The new off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical Pacific Overtures has extended its run to June 18. The production was originally slated for an engag…

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Video Exclusive! Sneak a Peek at Next to Normal Starring Tony Nominee Christiane Noll and David Harris by

The musical Next to Normal, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, features one of the greatest modern musical theater leading lady roles ever written: Diana Goodman, a suburban h…

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Another Extension for Annie Baker's New Play The Antipodes by Andy Lefkowitz

The Antipodes, a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker, has been extended again by Signature Theatre. The production will now run at the Pershing Square Signature Center through June…

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Karen Pittman & More to Star in Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline by

Karen Pittman, Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith and Heather Velazquez will star in Dominique Morisseau’s new play Pipeline at the Mitzi E. Newhouse T…

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Sunset Boulevard Star Michael Xavier Joins Prince of Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Olivier Award nominee and vlogger Michael Xavier has joined the cast of Prince of Broadway, the new Hal Prince revue set to play Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman The…

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The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top-10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Dave Malloy and Rachel Chavkin to Receive 2017 American Ingenuity Award by American Theatre Editors

The writer and director will be recognized for 'Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812.'

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Interview: director François Ozon on his new film Frantz

The French auteur talks about his tricksy, topical and uncharacteristically chaste new movie

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Review: Flights of Fancy at Soho Theatre by Sally Hales

Spectacular skill with nipple tassles: Sally Hales reviews Fancy Chance's eclectic solo show in the heart of Soho. The post Review: Flights of Fancy at Soho Theatre appeared first on Exeunt …

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Concert Review: Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu, and Shostakovich at Symphony Hall by Jonathan Blumhofer

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter gave a searing, intense reading of the solo part in Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij).

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FRACKED – Touring by Helen McWilliams

Fracked or Please Don’t Use The F-Word is written by Alistair Beaton and couldn’t be a more current piece in the current political climate. The fact that it has two more mature character…

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Theater News: Pacific Overtures, Starring George Takei, Extends at Classic State Company

CSC presents a revival of the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical.

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Puccini’s Tosca from a feminist perspective by Trish Crawford

Director and stars of latest Canadian Opera Company production see the strength in Puccini’s ill-fated heroine.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Annie Baker’s The Antipodes Extends for Fourth Time by Olivia Clement

The Signature Theatre production opened to positive reviews on April 23.

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After Sunset Boulevard, Michael Xavier Will Head to Prince of Broadway by Olivia Clement

The two-time Olivier nominee joins the musical celebration of Harold Prince’s legendary career.

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The story of Picasso’s ‘Guernica’

A Madrid exhibition uncovers the artistic roots of this anti-war masterpiece

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Interview: director Yaël Farber reinvents a Biblical femme fatale

Why the story of ‘wicked’ Salome is getting a radical new interpretation on stage

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Many happy returns: Barrie Rutter on bringing ‘Richard III’ back to Hull

The director is taking the play that launched Northern Broadsides home for the City of Culture year

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A Doll’s House: Part 2, New York — Ibsen gets a belated ‘sequel’

At the Golden Theatre, Lucas Hnath reveals what Nora Helmer did next

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'Linda Vista' extends one week by Morgan Greene

Tracy Letts' world premiere play "Linda Vista" will extend one week, Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced Friday. The new play from the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning ensemble member…

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A.D. Players Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup features five mainstage productions and a series of children’s shows.

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Natalie Simpson Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announcedStephe…

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Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe, London — overblown

A production of Shakespeare’s tragedy that’s inventive, but exhausting

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Review: Forced Merriment in a ‘Twelfth Night’ for the Masses by Laura Collins-Hughes

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit winds up its five-borough tour of Shakespeare’s comedy about mistaken identity.

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Disgraced’s Karen Pittman to Lead Cast of Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline by Olivia Clement

The Lincoln Center Theater production begins performances in June.

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Photo Flash: Highlights from TODAY's 'Best of Broadway Week' Live Performances by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway casts of AMELIE, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GROUNDHOG DAY, ANASTASIA and NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 performed on NBC's TODAY as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broad…

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PACIFIC OVERTURES, Featuring George Takei, Extends at Classic Stage by BroadwayWorld

Classic Stage Company has announced that its new production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Pacific Overtures, directed and designed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, which opens Thurs…

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Christian Borle is spectacular in Charle and the Chocolate Factory by Cogency

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, and Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York, April 2017.   Ch…

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How My Light Is Spent review – Newport life becomes as strange as Under Milk Wood by Alfred Hickling

Royal Exchange, ManchesterAnxieties over loneliness and zero-hours contracts take an eerily real form for the characters in Alan Harris’s lyrical two-handerJimmy, who is 34 and lives with …

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Oh Yes Oh No review at Camden People’s Theatre, London – ‘startling and resonant’ by Anna Winter

Louise Orwin’s Oh Yes Oh No is a challenging, thought-provoking one-woman show about the vagaries and violence of female desire. It struggles

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Six Degrees Stars Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey Spill Details on their First Wives Club Scene by Ruthie Fierberg

As the two told Playbill, they were nearly in the film. The duo shares details on Watch What Happens Live.

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Three UK stage schools named among Europe’s top creative colleges by Giverny Masso

Arts Educational Schools London, Tring Park School for Performing Arts in Herfordshire and the Brit School in Croydon have been named among

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Judi Dench: ‘Young actors need to work on their vocal technique’ by Tim Bano

Judi Dench is the latest actor to criticise younger performers for poor diction. In a speech before unveiling a blue plaque at

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Pacific Overtures, Starring George Takei, Extends Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

John Doyle directs the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical at Classic Stage Company.

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VIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals Which Musical She'd Do 'Right Now'! by BroadwayWorld

Lea Michele stopped by this morning's GMA to discuss her new album 'Places' and reveal which musical she's ready to star in 'right now'

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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Helps Find a Lost Egg at BC/EFA Easter Bonnet! by Stage Tube

Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen parodied their show's anthem 'You Will Be Found' with the tale of a lonesome Easter egg, hidden and never found a…

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IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM's Kirk Gostkowski to Appear on 'State of the Arts' Today by BroadwayWorld

A rare revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM opened last night at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) One of the production's stars, Kirk Gostko…

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Dear Evan Hansen & War Paint Stars Head to Sardi's for Director Michael Greif by Lindsey Sullivan

Director Michael Greif joined the wall of Broadway's brightest as Sardi's on April 27, and a slew of actors and well-wishers stepped out to celebrate the honor. Stars from the d…

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Video Exclusive! Sneak a Peek at Next to Normal Starring Tony Nominee Christianne Noll and David Harris by

The musical Next to Normal, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, features one of the greatest modern musical theater leading lady roles ever written: Diana Goodman, a suburban h…

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Kinky Boots Star Killian Donnelly to Play Jean Valjean in London’s Les Miserables by

Killian Donnelly, who is currently donning the shiny red boots of Charlie Price in Broadway’s Kinky Boots, will join the West End production of Les Misérables as Jean Valjean at…

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Cheers! Groundhog Day's Andy Karl Clinks Glasses with Susan Blackwell in the Newest Side By Side by

Susan sits side by side with Groundhog Day's Andy Karl to drink to his past, present and future.

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CIRCUS DIARIES: It’s Not Yet Midnight by Katharine Kavanagh

The first time I saw Cie XY in their latest show, It’s Not Yet Midnight (or, as it was then, titled in its original French, Il N’est Pas Encore Minuit), I knew nothing of what to expect,…

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Special Reports: 10 Shows About Showbiz Currently on Broadway

Spoiler: Andrew Lloyd Webber loves to tell many a backstage tale.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Law Enforcement Officials Perform Immigrants’ Stories in Colorado by American Theatre Editors

Local authorities will read narratives from immigrants at the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder.

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Toward a Model of Inclusive Practice: An Intern’s Perspective on the Guthrie Theater by (adewunmi)

By Matthew Hernandez. Matthew Hernandez shares his experience interning at the Guthrie Theater last summer as part of a pilot program for students of color at University of Texas at Austin.

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His Boots Were Made for Walking: Lucas Steele’s 8-Performance Workout by Mark Peikert

The Lortel winner breaks down his endlessly kinetic performance on Broadway as Anatole in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.

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Watch Josh Groban and Cast of The Great Comet Perform on The Today Show by Andrew Gans

The company performed “Balaga” live as part of the NBC program's “Best of Broadway” week.

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Watch Phillipa Soo Sing Aretha Franklin’s ’Think’ on Late Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-nominated actor visits Stephen Colbert to talk Hamilton, Amélie, and the shows she used to put on as a child.

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Film Review “Spettacolo” and “One October” at the IFFBoston by Betsy Sherman

From the homogeneous small town of Spettacolo, we travel to One October's ethnic gumbo of eight million in New York City.

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VIDEO: Watch Josh Groban & Cast of 'GREAT COMET' Perform Live on 'Today' by BroadwayWorld

Josh Groban and the cast of NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 stopped by NBC's 'Today' as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway Week.'

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Video: In rehearsals with Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Lee Hall's adaptation of Alan Warner's 1998 novel The Sopranos hits the West End next month

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: The Profane by Lauren Yarger

Lanna Joffrey, Tala Ashe and Francis Benhamou. Photo: Joan MarcusThe ProfaneBy Zayd DohrnDirected by Kip FaganPlaywrights HorizonsExtended through May 7By Lauren YargerWhat's It All About?Th…

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Michael Greif Joins the Legendary Wall of Caricatures At Sardi’s by Marc J. Franklin

The three-time Tony Award nominee celebrated alongside cast, creatives, and colleagues from his vast career April 27.

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Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe review - 'too much brouhaha' by Tom.birchenough

There's vigour and violence, comedy too, but Daniel Kramer's production disappoints“Everything in extremity”. That announcement that the Capulet party is about to begin could j…

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Marlowe Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher star in The Addams Family, coming to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month.

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Last Chance: ‘The Fantasticks’ by Matthew Wexler

Try to remember… when The Fantasticks wasn’t playing Off-Broadway. The production opened in 1960 and has been a fixture for nearly 60 years. But catch it while you can. Producers announc…

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Divine Chaos of Starry Things review at White Bear Theatre, London – ‘tries to say too much’ by Sam Williams

Written by journalist and chronicler of radicalism Paul Mason, Divine Chaos of Starry Things – named after Victor Hugo’s poem dedicated to

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Justin Guarini Will Join Beth Malone, Marc Kudisch, and More in the Muny’s Unsinkable Molly Brown by Andrew Gans

Performances begin at the St. Louis landmark in July.

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere of CLUE ON STAGE by BroadwayWorld

Appropriately set in the historic Parry Mansion of New Hope, the highly-acclaimed cast of Clue On Stage, directed by Hunter Foster, descended from the central stairway with their weapons in …

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VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Reveals She Geeked Out When Julie Andrews Came to HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, who currently stars in AMELIE on Broadway, told Stephen Colbert that she never wanted toknow which celebrities were in attendance at HAM…

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST's Emma Watson Shares 'I Would Love to Do a Sequel!' by Movies News Desk

On the red carpet at the New York City premiere of her new film THE CIRCLE this week, Emma Watson spoke with Access Hollywood about the mega-success of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BE…

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Catch up on this week's top stories on The Playbill Recap.

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY – Touring by Thom Dibdin

Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice’s book features a somewhat conventional love story, as daughter Wednesday wants to marry her more commonplace boyfriend Lucas Beineke. This involves enlist…

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Broadway Barks 2017 Sets Summer Date in Shubert Alley by Andrew Gans

The annual event was founded by Bernadette Peters and the late Mary Tyler Moore.

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Casting Announced for World Premiere of Conor McPherson’s Girl From the North Country by Mark Shenton

The show features music and lyrics by Bob Dylan.

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A Doll’s House, Part 2, Starring Laurie Metcalf and Chris Cooper Opening Night by Hannah Vine

Tony winner Sam Gold directs Lucas Hnath's follow-up to the Ibsen classic.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, April 28, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Features: The week in pictures: 22 - 28 April

Charlie Stemp hits Broadway, LMM meets ALW, and Ian McKellen surprises Judi Dench in this week's pics

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Anastasia - Cinematic projections upstage plot in live action production by Oscar E. Moore

It’s like watching a movie with real live actors. Some of it is charming. Some of it is dull. It is sometimes serious. Sometimes vaudevillian.

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — April 28 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Katy Brand: ‘Victoria Wood's Two Soups is the funniest sketch ever’ by Rachel Aroesti

The comedian and sketch-show doyenne on the things that make her laugh the mostSimon Munnery’s The League Against Tedium in Edinburgh in the late 1990s. I had never seen anything like it; …

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VIDEO: Sierra Boggess Sings 'Think of Me' 3 Ways in Tokyo by Stage Tube

Three-time Phantom of the Opera star Sierra Boggess sang her heart out in three different languages last night in Tokyo.

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Killian Donnelly to Return to West End to Star in Les Misérables, Direct from Broadway’s Kinky Boots by Mark Shenton

The new company will also feature Carley Stenson and Hayden Tee.

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BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Shakespeare's Globe by Kelly McElroy

If there was controversy surrounding the use of light and sound at the Globe Theatre, the opening production of Emma Rice's second and final season as Artistic Director can only fuel the mul…

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Bear Hunting and Mask-Making this May Half-Term at Belgrade Theatre by BroadwayWorld

With the Easter holidays now behind us, there's only a few short weeks until May Half-Term comes around the corner. The Belgrade Theatre is offering up some theatrical delights to keep famil…

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LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES Announce the LET Bursary in Association With RADA by BroadwayWorld

Today, Les Enfants Terribles and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art RADA have launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first ever LET Bursary. RADA graduate Katherine Kelly Coronation Street,…

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Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic by BroadwayWorld

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017.

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Production news: April 20 to 26 by Giverny Masso

Plays Casting has been announced for the production of Anatomy of a Suicide at London’s Royal Court Theatre. The play will run

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Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd: In conversation with director & writer on making a cult hit by Press Releases

In 2012 director Harry Burton saw Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. at Pacific Residents Theater in Los Angeles. After the show, he met actor/playwright Keith Stevenson and proposed a London…

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OBSESSION – Barbican by Carole Woddis

Ivo van Hove is simply everywhere at present, the wunderkind of international theatre and opera. It’s understandable why he is so much in demand. He has a way of envisioning that is either…

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How the Fossett family’s circus rode to success by Douglas McPherson

Next time you head to the supermarket, spare a thought for the advance manager of Sir Robert Fossett’s Circus in the 1970s.

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Upswing’s Vicki Amedume: ‘We need to make diverse circus’ by Catherine Love

Vicki Amedume has an unusual career trajectory. The founder and artistic director of circus company Upswing studied pharmacology at the University of

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Plenty to adore in HD version of Stratford’s Love's Labour’s Lost: review by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Production from 2015 season, onscreen at Cineplex theatres, for most part turns Shakespeare’s wordiness into a virtue.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: 'SIX DEGREES' Stars Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Dish on Broadway Life by BroadwayWorld

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo, Allison Janney andJohn Benjamin Hickey, currently starring in the revival of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, talk to host Andy Cohen about what i…

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BWW's On This Day - April 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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ANASTASIA – It is pure fantasy. Disney style. by Oscar E Moore

  Is she or isn’t she?  Only her Grand-mama knows for sure in this new musical version of the Anastasia legend “inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures” especially …

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Late Company review at the Finborough Theatre, London – ‘superbly crafted’ by Fergus Morgan

Combining the creeping high school horror of Jay Asher’s 13 Reasons Why, the stigma-skewering impishness of Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, and a delectably bleak, Fargo-esque …

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NEWS: Potted Potter’s Daniel Clarkson premieres King Kong comedy by Press Releases

A new comic staging of King Kong, written by Olivier-nominated Potted Potter co-creator and star Daniel Clarkson, will premiere this summer at The Vaults.

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‘Jaws: The Revenge,' at TCL Chinese Theater, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

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A professional oddsmaker’s 2017 Tony Awards nominations betting odds by Broadway Briefing

Tony nominations will be announced Tuesday morning, and pundits and analysts are rolling out their annual predictions lists. For fun, we did a little homework for you, and talked to profess…

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Paula Vogel will receive Obie Lifetime Achievement Award by Broadway Briefing

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have announced that playwright Paula Vogel will be the recipient of this year’s Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. Paula Vogel made …

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James Earl Jones will receive Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards Committee has announced that they will award James Earl Jones the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. James Earl Jones is a two time Tony Award winne…

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‘The Aviator,' at TCL Chinese Theater, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

The TCL Chinese theater, Los Angeles will hold screenings of “The Aviator,” on May 14, 2017.   p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 16.0px; font: 14.0…

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19th Annual Broadway Barks Event Sets Date by Broadway Briefing

Bernadette Peters‘ annual Broadway Barks event has announced its official date. This year’s edition will take place Saturday, July 8th in Schubert Alley, beginning at 3pm. Co-fo…

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Divine Chaos of Starry Things review – retracing revolutions from Paris to the South Pacific by Lyn Gardner

White Bear, London Politics predominates in Paul Mason’s frustrating account of the French communard Louise Michel who was deported to New Caledonia in the 1870sDealing with defeat is part…

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Romeo and Juliet review – the Globe's perverse show vandalises Shakespeare by Michael Billington

Shakespeare’s Globe, LondonThis risible production butchers the language, turns Juliet into a squawking, pampered princess and makes everyone dance to the Village PeopleDaniel Kramer, dire…

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FUNNY GIRL – Touring by Emma Clarendon

As Barbra Streisand celebrated her 75th Birthday on the 24th April, it seemed appropriate to watch her most iconic role performed on stage by a performer who is equally as talented – Natas…

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Relive the Musicals of the 2016-2017 Broadway Season

With Tony nominations around the corner, what was your favorite musical from the 2016-2017 Broadway season?

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

In pictures: rehearsals for Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour by The Stage

Exclusive pictures from rehearsals for the Olivier award-winning Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, opening at the Duke of York’s, London from the 15 May

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Review: Romeo and Juliet at The Globe by Rosemary Waugh

BANG! and Whaam! Rosemary Waugh reviews the opening production in the Globe's Summer of Love. The post Review: Romeo and Juliet at The Globe appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Theatre News: New casting announced for Les Miserables

Killian Donnelly will return to the production to play Jean Valjean

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Theatre News: Casting announced for Conor McPherson's Bob Dylan play

Ciaran Hinds will play the lead in Girl From The North Country at the Old Vic

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Review: Review: Late Company (Finborough Theatre)

Jordan Tannahill's play is about bereaved parents looking for closure from the boy who bullied their son

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Theatre News: Cate Blanchett confirmed to star in new Ivo van Hove production in the West End

The Australian actress will return to London in 2018

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‘Tanguera’ at Sadler’s Wells, London by Blouin Artinfo

Sadler’s Wells, London is all set to present the immensely popular “Tanguera,” which will be staged from July 19 through August 6, 2017.“Tanguera” transports the audience to the su…

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Who’s going to build Trump’s wall?

The proposals are in, some militaristic, some fanciful — but how realistic are they?

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‘On The Town’ at Open Air Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London presents “On The Town,” a musical, which will run from May 11 through July 1, 2017.The musical, which boasts of an incredible Leonard Bernstein s…

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BWW Review: LATE COMPANY, Finborough Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

During its celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday, Finborough Theatre sees the premiere of Late Company. Jordan Tennahill's play is a poignant reflection tackling bullying, sexuality, and …

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Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES by BroadwayWorld

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of LES MISERABLES at the Queen's Theatre, which is now in its record breaking 33rd year.

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‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ Debuts on Broadway in a Different Universe by Todd G. Buchholz, Todd G. Buchholz

The most produced pay in the world returns to a less corseted, more feminist world.

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… The Crucible actor Victoria Yeates by Helen McWilliams

Victoria Yeates is best known for her role in Call The Midwife, she is usually found beneath a wimple as Sister Winifred – however she is currently appearing Elizabeth Proctor in The Cruci…

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

How My Light Is Spent review at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ‘oddball optimism’ by Roger Foss

The growth of social media might suggest we are all closely connected, but the premier of Alan Harris’ play explores social disengagement

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Anti-BP protestors target Royal Shakespeare Company again by Giverny Masso

Activists have invaded the stage at a Royal Shakespeare Company performance in protest of its renewed five-year sponsorship deal with oil company

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Time Out and Newsday latest casualties in New York criticism cull by Tim Bano

New York theatre has lost two of its leading critics in one week amid concerns from commentators that theatre coverage in the

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Breakin’ Convention and The Toad Knew: this week’s best UK theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

James Thierrée creates fairytale-style marvels, while the world’s biggest hip-hop dance-theatre festival returns for its 14th year1 The Toad KnewAs weird as it is compelling, the latest f…

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Angels in America at the National Theatre – in pictures by Guardian Staff

Twenty-five years after it was first staged in London, Tony Kushner’s wildly inventive play about the Aids crisis is back. The cast includes Nathan Lane, Andrew Garfield, Russell Tovey and…

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Hysterical Woman: the standup show blasting sexism in comedy by Brian Logan

Fed up with heckles, hostility and predatory promoters, Kiri Pritchard-McLean set out to detail the industry’s misogyny in a raucous, revelatory performanceAre women funny? At a time when …

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NEWS: Killian Donnelly & Carley Stenson join Les Miserables’ West End cast by Press Releases

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of LES MISÉRABLES. Amongst those joining the long-runner are Killian Donnelly as Jean Valjean and Carle…

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NEWS: Cast announced for Bob Dylan-Conor McPherson musical Girl from the North Country by Press Releases

Casting is today announced for the premiere of Bob Dylan-Conor McPherson musical Girl from the North Country, which runs from 10 July to 7 October 2017, with a press night on 26 July 2017.

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'Listen' from DREAMGIRLS Original London Cast Recording Now Available! by BroadwayWorld

A brand new song is now available from the Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording

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Gypsy Queen, Mill at the Pier, Wigan, review: A worthy successor to gay footballer play Away Days by Paul Vallely, Paul Vallely

Hope Theatre Company's 'Gypsy Queen' by writer/actor Rob Ward about two professional boxers learning to love is a touching romance

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Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe, London, review: This is an emotionally fierce and fiery Romeo and Juliet by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Daniel Kramer's production which reinterprets the star-crossed lovers as modern-day teenagers and includes Village People's 'YMCA' as the main number at the Capulets&apos…

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Macbeth review at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury – ‘a skilful in-house production’ by Neil Bonner

Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn has taken the brave step of mounting its first in-house production. It has temporarily converted the intimate Walker studio

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THE MACBETHS – Pleasance by Daniel Perks

How many puns can one play contain, particularly when they aren’t incorporated into the original story to begin with? Alexander Raptotasios has taken The Scottish Play, one of Shakespeare…

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: Potted Potter team to bring King Kong to the London stage

The new comedy based on the classic story will open at the Vaults in June

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Review: Review: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare's Globe)

Daniel Kramer directs the first show in the Globe's 2017 outdoor season

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Hone your circus skills with the right training by Paul Vale

Make no mistake, circus is big business in the entertainment industry. From the major shows of Cirque du Soleil to the sheer

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Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I study the dark arts to get a part in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer @TheStage Should they add the Dark Arts to drama Studies now?… maybe it might help getting a part in HP —

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The 10 best things to do this week: Reginald D Hunter and Cheltenham jazz festival by The Guide

The controversial US comic starts his UK tour, while the annual music marathon returns: your at-a-glance guide to the best in cultureReginald D HunterThe controversial US comic is back on to…

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Romeo and Juliet review at Shakespeare’s Globe, London – ‘macabre and raucous’ by Natasha Tripney

Death permeates Daniel Kramer’s opener for Emma Rice’s second – and last, before she steps down amid circumstances that might kindly be

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall at York Theatre Royal by Adam Bruce

Purposeful, stylish and clearly defined: Adam Bruce falls in love with Deborah McAndrew's adaptation of Anne Brontë 1848 novel. The post Review: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall at York Theatre …

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BWW TV: Getting Saucy for a Good Cause! Watch Highlights from Gary Barlow & Tim Firth's THE GIRLS by BroadwayWorld TV

Below, check out the new trailer featuring highlights from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, which is currently booking until15 July 2017at the Phoenix Theatre

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BWW Morning Brief April 28th, 2017 - FRIENDS Musical Parody and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld This weekend's big news A FRIENDS musical parody arrives at Feinstein's54 Below and more

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Photographer honors her grandmother's memory with exhibition of portraits by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jeannie Liautaud's "The Grandparents Project" shows the faces, bodies and homes of grandparents of dozens of families.

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A grand Wagner opera comes to Powell Symphony Hall by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Tuneful 'Flying Dutchman' closes the SLSO's subscription season

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Tennessee Williams Festival: A masterpiece, a Latin American 'Streetcar' and playwright's paintings by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An art exhibit, a late masterpiece and a Latin American treatment of "Streetcar" are all a part of the festival's second installment

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St. Louis Art Museum mulls database for increasing audience, diversity by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They hope to attract more millennials, families with young children, and ethnic minorities.

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RENT by Arts Review

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon. With songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all a…

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‘Friday Lunchtime Concert: Northern Lights’ at London Symphony Orchestra by Blouin Artinfo

‘Friday Lunchtime Concert: Northern Lights’ will be held on May 5, 2017 at London Symphony Orchestra.Come and discover more about music and instruments of the orchestra, while Rachel Lea…

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Review: Queen (Victory Gardens Theater) by Catey Sullivan

Madhuri Shekar's Queen a is fascinating, provacative world premiere about the science and research surrounding bee ecology. The dialogue is witty and insightful that delves both the sense a…

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Paul Clayton: Beware dangerous digs: creeps, flirts and steaming sheets by Paul Clayton

A very talented young actor I have had the pleasure to mentor in his post-drama-school career is heading off on an eight-month

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‘Sean Lock - Keep It Light’ at Eventim Apollo, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘Sean Lock - Keep It Light’ will be held on May 5 and May 6, 2017 at Eventim Apollo, London.Every three years, the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Yet again, he …

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Robert Gore-Langton: Why is every theatre hell-bent on having a worse name? by Robert Gore-Langton

What’s in a theatre name? The Bridge (to open this year near Tower Bridge) is sweet and short. Shakespeare North to be built

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Howard Sherman: Charity fundraising is fitted as standard in US theatre culture by Howard Sherman

I do not typically find myself watching a show in a Broadway theatre at 2pm on a Tuesday, but I dare say

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Mark Shenton’s top 10 theatrical bargain bins by Mark Shenton

I often say that my theatregoing habit would be unsustainable if I had to pay for every single ticket I got. But

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Friday, April 28, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

‘The Robert Cray Band + Support from Jeb Loy Nichols’ at Cadogan Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘The Robert Cray Band + Support from Jeb Loy Nichols’ will be held on May 3, 2017 at Cadogan Hall, London.Considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation, Robert Cray’s sou…

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‘Communion presents: Seafret + Callum Stewart’ at Bush Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘Communion presents: Seafret + Callum Stewart’ will be held on May 2, 2017 at Bush Hall, Shepherds Bush, London.Post their new single ‘Blank You Out’ release, Seafret have announced …

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‘Cézanne Et Moi’ at Ciné Lumière (Institut Francais), London by Blouin Artinfo

‘Cézanne Et Moi’ is currently on view through May 7, 2017 at Ciné Lumière (Institut Francais), London.The film is in French with English sub-titles and stars Guillaume Galienne and Gu…

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‘The Sense of an Ending’ at ArtHouse Crouch End, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘The Sense of an Ending’ is running through May 4, 2017 at ArtHouse Crouch End, London.The 108 mns long film stars Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Freya Mavor, Michell…

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‘Their Finest’ at ArtHouse Crouch End, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘Their Finest’ is running through May 4, 2017 at ArtHouse Crouch End, London.The film that stars Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, and Bill Nighy, is a romantic comedy. It is directed by Lone…

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It’s time to place your bets for Tony nominations by Michael Riedel

Tony nominations are out Tuesday, so let’s read the tea leaves. Producers are gnawing their nails over Best Musical. So many shows, only four (maybe five) slots. “Come From Away” and …

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‘Take That - Wonderland live from the O2’ at Acton Park Royal Vue -12 A, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘Take that - Wonderland live from the O2’ will be screened on June 9, 2017 at Acton Park Royal Vue, 12 A, London.As a part of celebrating the release of their eighth studio album Wonderl…

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For Martha Lavey, it was always about her colleagues and the work on her stages by Chris Jones

Writing an appreciation of Martha Lavey is far from easy, not least because Lavey, whose death this week at the age of 60 plunged all who love Chicago theater into a deep state of mourning, …

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‘Cinema Mon Amour’ at L’Escurial, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

L’Escurial, Paris presents the Sunday Documentary screening of “Cinema Mon Amour” on May 7, 2017 at 11 am.This documentary by Alexandru Belc is based on one of the last cinema operator…

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I grew up watching WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY the film with the brilliant Gene Wilder. The movie happens to be one of my childhood favorites and to this day when it is on I watch …

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Looking Back on Laura Osnes and Grease: You're the One That I Want

The Bandstand star's career follows a trajectory similar to the new musical's plot.

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Relive the 2016-2017 Broadway Season Musicals

What was your favorite musical from the 2016-2017 Broadway season?

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In the Heights’ Andréa Burns 5 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

From an onstage injury to working with Nathan Lane, the On Your Feet! and In the Heights star details the standout moments of her theatrical career so far.

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7-Time Drama Desk Nominee Bandstand Lights Up the Stage by Mark Peikert

In an entirely redesigned production for Broadway, Jeff Croiter’s lighting illuminates raw emotion and sultry jazz clubs for the Andy Blankenbuehler-directed musical.

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On International Dance Day, April 29th 2017, the International Dance Council ( CID) And World Food Program Create "Dance to Zero Hunger" by The Dance Enthusiast

Participating schools will create choreography focusing on the importance of food security and achieving zero hunger, that will be showcased in celebrations of International Dance Day (29 A…

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