Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Norfolk’s 15th-century theatre ‘under threat’, claims campaign group by Giverny Masso

A campaign group has voiced concern over the future of one of England’s oldest working theatres – criticising the local council for

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National Theatre’s Nine Night announces West End transfer by Jamie Body

Natasha Gordon’s debut play, Nine Night, has announced a transfer to the West End following a run earlier this year at the

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Government disability champion vows to fight discrimination in theatre by Giverny Masso

The government’s new disability champion for the arts has revealed his plans to improve the “dismal” under-representation of disabled workers in theatre.

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Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding join NT Follies cast by Georgia Snow

Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding have been cast in Follies at the National Theatre, when the production returns for a second run

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CD Review: Once On This Island (New Broadway Cast) by JK

The score to Once On This Island was one of my favorites of the 90's, and it is probably my favorite of all of Aherns and Flaherty's oeuvre. It is alternately exciting, moving and trans…

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Rebecca LaChance, Thea Butler, Albert Linsdell and Ben Lancaster Will Star in GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY by BroadwayWorld

Rebecca LaChance, Thea Butler, Albert Linsdell and Ben Lancaster will star in 'Give My Regards to Broadway', a new musical revue celebrating New York's greatest showtunes from 1902 - 1942, w…

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Book Now For Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE in the West End by BroadwayWorld

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE transfers to the West End's Duke of York's Theat…

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Sir ​Leonard Blavatnik buys one of London's oldest theatres by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Billionaire vows to continue ‘tradition of excellence’ at Theatre Royal HaymarketThe billionaire entertainment mogul and arts philanthropist Sir Leonard Blavatnik has bought one of Londo…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

On Jazz Age Jimmy Walker by Trav S.D.

A tribute today to one of New York’s most colorful and beloved Mayors, James John “Jimmy” Walker (1881-1946). Almost all New York’s Mayors have been fascinating chara…

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Bessie Marbury: Social Trailblazer by Trav S.D.

Elisabeth “Bessie” Marbury (1856-1933) is an important cultural figure for you to know about, for about a dozen different reasons. She was an important New York literary agent an…

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Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO? by Review Roundups

Othello officially opened as part of the Public Theatre's free Shakespeare in the Park program, last night, June 18. Let's see what the critics are saying...

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Robin Hood review at Rack’s Close, Guildford – ‘a spirited cast’ by Dave Fargnoli

In a secluded copse of trees, Guildford Shakespeare Company have created a miniature Sherwood Forest, decorated with wanted posters and draped with

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The National Theatre Recaps its July 2018 - January 2019 Season by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre announces new information, and recaps its upcoming season.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review:Little Rock at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

hough it fails to flesh-out the constellation of historical personages that parade through its scenes, this historical pageant scores when it comes to delineating the nine black students …

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Review: Othello at curtainup.com/ by Jacob Horn

This summer's Shakespeare in the Park season kicks off with an Othello for the #MeToo era.

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The 39 Steps review at Menzieshill Community Centre – ‘a highly-talented ensemble’ by David Pollock

John Buchan’s 1915 classic spy novel The 39 Steps is no stranger to life on the stage, having been adapted as a

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Editor’s View: Billionaire’s £45m Haymarket purchase pushes theatre into realm of modern art by Alistair Smith

If you thought West End tickets were getting expensive, spare a thought for all the private equity firms, multimillionaires and billionaires out

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The Worst Little Warehouse In London by Arts Review

When 12 people live under the same roof in a converted warehouse in North London, what could possibly go wrong? Joe C Brown in association with The MC Showroom presents the Melbourne premie…

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Leonard Blavatnik completes £45m purchase of Theatre Royal Haymarket by Georgia Snow

The West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket has been bought by billionaire businessman Leonard Blavatnik. The theatre, one of London’s oldest, has been

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VIDEO: Josh Gad and James Corden Perform Andrew Lloyd Webber Favorites in Latest 'Crosswalk the Musical' by Stage Tube

James Corden returns to the London streets for a Crosswalk the Musical showcasing some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable compositions, including 'Evita,' 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Cats'…

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Beirut review at Park Theatre, London – ‘claustrophobic Aids crisis allegory’ by Neil Dowden

Despite its title, Alan Bowne’s 1987 one-act play Beirut is set in a dystopian future America ravaged by a plague. New York

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Goodspeed To Stage Dickens' Tale Of Downtrodden 'Oliver Twist' by Christopher Arnott

‘Please sir, I want some more.” That’s the phrase that sets “Oliver Twist” in motion. It proclaims the title character’s innocence, his politeness, his meekness, his forthrightne…

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G-Thang To Play Funny Bone; Tim Dillion Coming To Comix by Christopher Arnott

Gary “G-Thang Johnson” has an intriguing name, an intriguing film resume (“Moneyball” and “Disaster Movie”), and last year he starred in the TV series “Grown Folks.” He does …

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He’s back! Watch: @PerryOBree’s backstage interviews from day two of this year’s #WestEndLive

We thought vlogger Perry O'Bree had met a vast array of West End stars on Day One of West End Live 2018, but there was no let up on Day Two as you can see! Watch all his backstage video inte…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Jessica Vosk to Fly into “Wicked” Next Month, “Moulin Rouge!” Pushes Back World Premiere, and NSFW Highlights of Broadway Bares! “Today on Broadway̶…

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A is for 'ah well', F is for fish and chips: show delivers A-Z of Englishness by Andrew Dickson

English, created by National Theatre Wales and Quarantine, is a brainstorm about language and identity On either side of the stage, screens flash up words and phrases. “Accident of birth…

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The Hypochondriac by Arts Review

An irreverent and delicious farce where the old world meets the new, Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents The Hypochondriac, Hilary Bell’s adaptation of Molière’s classic satire f…

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Falstaff review at Garsington Opera, Buckinghamshire – ‘warmth and humanity’ by George Hall

Bruno Ravella’s staging of Verdi’s final opera Falstaff — based on The Merry Wives of Windsor — is set around the time

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Brief 6/19: Watch Highlights From BROADWAY BARES, Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp, and More by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories watch highlights from Broadway Bares, Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp, and More

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On the Couch with Drew Downing by Arts Review

Who is Drew Downing? An eager music maker and music enthusiast who loves to share his passion for the arts. What would you do differently to what you do now? I wish I would have stopped bein…

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Theater artists here for conference protest 'Jerome Robbins' Broadway' at the Muny

Theater acknowledges insensitivity in casting a white performer as Tuptim

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Actor and coach Nicky Raby: ‘Make people-watching your number one hobby’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in theatre? School plays, a local dance school and youth theatre, and then National Youth Music Theatre.

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The Green Room: What should the theatre industry do to make auditioning easier? by Jon Dryden Taylor

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

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Burlesque performer Tempest Rose: ‘I had to learn how to entertain people sitting around me with my just my personality’ by John Byrne

My first burlesque job was in Kitten Club Burlesque Cabaret at underground burlesque club Volupte. I trained in musical theatre and had

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Join @TerriPaddock in the #Cotswolds on 20 Jul for @BTheatreCiren’s must-see revival of @JimCartwrightUK's The Rise & Fall of Little Voice, dire

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 20 July 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock returns to the Barn Theatre to quiz the team behind a major new revival of Jim Cartwright’s…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Pass Over: A Bruised, Broken Tale of Black Life by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ Antoinette Nwandu’s modern-day mash-up of Godot and Exodus pulls no punches when it comes to police violence. The post Pass Over: A Bruised, Broken Tale of Black Life appeare…

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Review: The Believers are but Brothers at Northern Stage by Chris Collett

The Grey Zone disintegrates: Chris Collett reviews Javaad Alipoor's interactive show on the internet as a space for extreme violence. The post Review: The Believers are but Brothers at North…

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Open House Melbourne delves into the Australian Ugliness this July by Arts Review

Open House Melbourne will present it’s biggest July program ever, including major new exhibition The Australian Ugliness – a three-channel video installation by Australian artist Eug…

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Enter theartsdesk / h Club Young Influencer of the Year award by The Arts Desk

In association with The Hospital Club's h.Club 100 Awards, we're looking for the best cultural writers, bloggers and vloggersAre you a young blogger, vlogger or writer in the field…

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Taylor Mac: ‘Spending 24 hours on stage is the easiest part – getting the support is hard’ by Mark Shenton

Two years ago, Taylor Mac combined eight three-hour shows into a one-off event that saw the performer on stage for a full

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, New Wimbledon Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

In this time of endless Brexit questions, the NHS in crisis and the world generally seeming to be going to hell in a handcart, a lighthearted and exuberant show like Legally Blonde is someti…

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BWW Interview: George Blagden Talks TARTUFFE by Nicole Ackman

George Blagden is well known for the roles of Athelstan on Vikings and Louis XIV on Versailles, as well asGrantaire in the Les Miserables film. He is currently playing Damis in Tartuffe at t…

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Review: Slices of Intense Feeling by Michael Block

By Ed MalinAt the Brick Theater, The Festival of Lies continues from June 5 through July 5.I saw Sweet Little Lies, which, as its title implies, is a thought-provoking program of short plays…

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Dario Argento: A Retrospective at Max Linder Panorama, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Max Linder will be screening six restored films in a retrospective of filmmaker Dario Argento’s work. Born in 1940, Argento is an Italian film director, producer, film critic and screenwri…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Quality Street review – JM Barrie romcom that inspired the chocolates by Mark Fisher

Pitlochry Festival theatreLiz Carruthers directs a sprightly, good-looking revival of Barrie’s romantic 1902 hitValentine Brown is trying to persuade Phoebe Throssel that age is no barrier…

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“Motown” at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, Cleveland by Blouin Artinfo

It was just one endearing story of a man but has turned into a theatrical fable everyone has fallen in love with. London’s hottest show is now all set to entertain the U.S audiences. Motow…

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Andrzej Lukowski: Why isn’t Heathers inviting critics to review? by Andrzej Lukowski

There is a long and occasionally noble tradition of producers not inviting critics to shows. That is their right. Sometimes, there’s a

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Grace Smart: Without wider awareness that theatre design is open to anyone, we will never improve diversity by Grace Smart

Recently, I’ve attended lots of discussions about the current state of theatre design – from the Society of British Theatre Designers conference

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Wing commander: the artist putting on a light show with 1,500 pigeons by Jon Day

They swoop, they soar, they light up the sky! Meet the pigeon-fancier sending his LED-wearing birds heavenwards for a hypnotic night danceYou can see them in the sky long before you get clos…

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See Waitress, Kinky Boots, and Come From Away Perform for Tonight We Dare at Cadillac House by Hannah Vine

Playbill and Cadillac celebrated Broadway June 18 in an evening hosted by Tony winner Ari'el Stachel.

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"The Lion King" at Lyceum Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Based on the 1994 Disney animated feature film, The Lion King is a musical with the same name. The music is by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice . The musical score has been created by Hans …

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“Assassins” at Sydney Opera House, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

It’s entertaining, it’s provocative and it’s obviously deranged. “Assassins” the five-time Tony Award-winner, is replete with pinball machines, toy guns and dodgem cars. This crazy…

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A Human Look at an Epic Event: Upon A Sea of Dreams: A Journey on the Titanic by Lindsay Price

Are you ready for an intimate, human take on a massive, epic event? Upon a Sea of Dreams: A Journey on the Titanic by Kathleen Donnelly is an amazing character-based drama with a unique look…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

“Jóhann Jóhannsson: Last and First Men” at Barbican Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

This musical, based on Olaf Stapledon’s science fiction novel of the same name, explores the themes of memory and loss through music and film. On view will be a 16mm black and white film d…

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The Calling: The Tearaways at Troubadour, Santa Monica by Blouin Artinfo

The powerful and emotionally charged voice of Alex Band is instantly recognizable to millions of music lovers, courtesy his band “The Calling,” which delivered 2001’s chart-topping hit…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Rock Venus – The Songs of Linda Ronstadt  by Arts Review

When it comes to tributes to such iconic singers, I’m always sceptical but willing to be open minded. Aussie singer Jane Clifton’s tribute to the ultimate Rock Venus – Linda Ronstadt s…

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Opt In To Learn How The Show Ends by Joe Patti

In somewhat the same theme as the post I made last week about Tu Me Manques  which uses social media to tell the story of a relationship, I had also come across an article in May about Pira…

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"Camino la Paz" at Sputnik Kino, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

Camino la Paz, The Road to Peace is a warm-hearted road movie about an odd couple, who are diametrically different by nature and somehow find themselves caught at the same crossroads of life…

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How to Listen to Audra McDonald, Timothée Chalamet, and More Perform For Free by Ruthie Fierberg

NPR’s Playing on Air, presenting new plays and classic works, is the podcast you need to hear.

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London’s salon culture: where wealthy donors meet musicians

London’s better-off music lovers are fostering an experience for the benefit of singers and instrumentalists

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Stage Directions: Doug Hughes Reveals the Biggest Mistake He Ever Made as a Director by Mervyn Rothstein

The Tony-winning director shares the one thing not allowed in his rehearsal room, the decision that changed his life, and how he makes such winning art.

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Tracy Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe Begins Previews June 19 by Olivia Clement

The new drama pieces together the portrait of an ordinary woman from 11 moments, some seemingly inconsequential, in her life.

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Once On This Island Receives 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus June 19 by Andrew Gans

The award is presented by Actors’ Equity’s Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs.

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Donja R. Love’s Sugar in Our Wounds Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Manhattan Theatre Club production continues its run at New York City Center.

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Nathan Lee Graham Is The Wiz at the St. Louis Muny by Andrew Gans

The 1974 musical begins performances June 19 at the outdoor venue.

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