Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Portal: A Modern Shamanic Journey

Billy Lewis Jr. of Glee stars in an unusual multimedia event at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Prinnie Stevens confirmed to join The Bodyguard cast by Matt Edwards

Helpmann Award nominee Prinnie Stevens will be joining the cast of The Bodyguard. Producers John Frost, Michael Harrison and David Ian today announced that Stevens will join the company as…

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Cavalia presents “Odysseo” in Irvine by Minette Parmentier

Forgive the onslaught of superlatives about to be unleashed, but the Cavalia equestrian presentation of Odysseo, now playing beneath their massive big top tent in Irvine, is deserving

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: FROZEN Receives a Special Visit, KING AND I Gets Merry, and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup Today's edition featu…

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How the TV Movie “Centennial” Brought Me and My Wife Together by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of James Michener (1907-1997). I am astounded to discover today that I hadn’t blogged about Centennial before. I feel like I must have posted something about it s…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Former HAMILTON Ensemblist Jon Rua Shares Sneak Peek of New Dance Video to MOANA Track by Stage Tube

The only thing better than Hamilton or Moana is both of them together, and former standby for the title character in Hamilton Jon Rua is serving us mashup realness in a sneak peek of his lat…

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Review: ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ at the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective by Deb Miller

Director Dan Hodge strikes a fine balance between comedy and drama in the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective’s presentation of All’s Well That Ends Well. In keeping with the sardonic ton…

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‘He brilliantly achieved an intellectual slum-clearance of the stage’ by Susannah Clapp

Over 10 highly successful years, the Observer’s theatre critic helped transform the ailing British theatre and reinvent the role of the reviewer• Click here for more on the Observer at 2…

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Review: Pygmalion (Remy Bumppo Theatre) by Lauren Whalen

Most people know George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion through its musical adaptation My Fair Lady. Fortunately, thanks to Shawn Douglass’ elegant direction and two phenomenal leads in Nick Sand…

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"This Day Forward" Lacks Momentum by Broadway & Me

The playwright Nicky Silver sat in a seat in the back of the audience the night my theatergoing buddy Bill and I saw Silver's new play This Day Forward, which is running at the Vineyard Thea…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James by BroadwayWorld

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James…

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Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5 by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director David McCoy, Chairman of the Board, dedicated to the development of new musicals an…

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STAGE TUBE: Adam Pascal Gives Special Performance at SOMETHING ROTTEN to Benefit BC/EFA by BroadwayWorld

Audience members at Friday's performance of Something Rotten received quite the treat when Adam Pascal, currently appearing as Rotten's very own pretty boy front man, William Shakespeare, pe…

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Theatre Review: ‘Copenhagen’ by Perisphere Theater at Logan Fringe Arts Space by John Connor Buckley

The pursuit of uncovering every mystery life presents is a universal one; one that drives our basic human curiosity, the arts, and, of course, science.  And within every answer, unravel one…

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Chaplin in Brooklyn Tomorrow! by Trav S.D.

Hey Brooklyn! Tomorrow (Sunday, December 4) at 4pm, Flicker Alley is presenting three classic Chaplin shorts from the Essanay period at the Alamo Drafthouse, with Ben Model at the keys! On t…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 06:06PM
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Review: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, King's Theatre, Edinburgh, 30 November 2016 by Gregor Dickson

The annual spectacular pantomime at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh has built a reputation for being one of the best in the country, and this year's production of Jack and the Beanstalk does…

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Florrie Bagel comes home with a new cabaret at Signature Theatre by Lorraine Treanor

Florrie Bagel is starring in a special cabaret Warm and Toasty at Signature Theatre, Monday, December 5. For her many DC area fans, that means a big welcome home party and the start of the h…

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BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, Royal and Derngate, 2 December 2016 by Verity Wilde

Making the European premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher the not-panto Christmas show in Northampton's Royal Theatre may well have been an inspired move by the powers-that-be at Royal and D…

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Inside #Ham4Ham THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE: A Monument to Pop Culture Legacies and Breaking Barriers by Alexa Criscitiello

In cases of most wildly popular media, there is the inevitable expectation of a popularity crescendo. A moment in time when the bubble finally bursts, the hoards cease their obsession and th…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Participants and Performances for the 90th Annual Macy’s Day Parade by Rino16

Every year, Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade attracts thousands of viewers both in person and on-air to view the colorful procession of decorated floats, gargantuan balloons, and …

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Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria by Chuck Leonard

A Christmas Carol at Little Theatre of Alexandria is a great way to get in the holiday spirit and reflect on Charles Dickens’ timeless themes of repentance and generosity. There is good re…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Family in 50 States #8: Illinois by Trav S.D.

This new series of posts came out of the stunning realization that I have family in all 50 U.S. states. My ancestors lived in 14 of them, all on the eastern seaboard or adjacent, and I have …

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Dance review: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's 'Nutcracker' still delights in 15th season by Jane Vranish / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It’s hard to believe that Terrence Orr’s sparkling version of “The Nutcracker” for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre has been around for 15 years and is once again filling the stage at the B…

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David Hare: how I learned to love adaptation by David Hare

Ibsen wanted his plays to be continually updated after his death. As his new version of The Master Builder opens, Hare reflects on the pain and pleasure of adaptation – and what he learned…

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See what these ‘Hamilton’ actresses look like out of hoop skirts by Barbara Hoffman

They were the It girls of their day: fabulous, famous, well-educated and wealthy. No wonder the Schuyler sisters turn heads in “Hamilton” — they’re as revolutionary as their male cou…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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With finely tuned fun, Dance Crash brings Shel Silverstein poems to life by Laura Molzahn

Chicago Dance Crash excels at having fun, at playing. Which isn't as easy as it might sound: To let go and yet venture beyond the silly requires a bit of bite here, a bit of pathos there. It…

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Margaret Weigel, Fuse Visual Arts Critic — Words of Remembrance by Bill Marx

There will be a public celebration of Margaret Weigel's life on December 9 at Medford's Chevalier Theater.

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Review: Her Aching Heart, The Hope Theatre by Fred Maynard

Good genre parody is harder to get right than it looks. It has to have an intimate familiarity with (and more often than not, palpable affection for) its source conventions, it has to know e…

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Kingdom Come: Designer Statements by Roundabout

ARNULFO MALDONADO—SET DESIGN Kingdom Come to me is very much a rollercoaster of emotions — one minute you're laughing, the next you are struck by the severity of both Sam and Layne's lon…

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: CATS Cast Gets Ready for a Purrfect Holiday Season with Carols For A Cure by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothi…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Peter Pan, National Theatre by Heather Neill

Sally Cookson brilliantly reinvents a Christmas favourite to hook in all agesThe cry "Let's pretend" must have been heard often when J M Barrie played with the Llewelyn Davies boys in Kensin…

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BIANCO – Big Top Southbank Centre by Emma Clarendon

Back in London for the first time since 2013, Nofit State Circus present Bianco, a two hour spectacular that puts the audience at the centre of the show.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway and Film Actress Alice Drummond Dies at 88 by BroadwayWorld

According to the New York Times, actress Alice Drummond passed away earlier this week due to complications from a recent fall. Remembered most for her compelling character-heavy roles, at tu…

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Susan Egan Weighs in on HAMILTON Controversy in Response to Larry O'Connor by BroadwayWorld

Following the curtain speech made by the Broadway cast of Hamilton to Vice President-elect Mike Pence that took over the Internet, the resultant aftermath included an article from Hot Air wr…

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Review: The Puzzling World of Love by Michael Block

By Michael BlockLove. Who says it’s easy? In Jordan Seavey’s fluid drama Homos, or Everyone in America, the unbridled romance between a young gay couple. Bouncing around in time, Homos l…

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Artistic Identity in the Age of Fascism (or: You don’t bring nuance to an iron fistfight) by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Abbey Fenbert. Playwright Abbey Fenbert on the new mandate for theatre artists.

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Breaking News: Plans For Coconut Grove Playhouse Saves Some Of Existing Building by Bill Hirschman

A specific plan finally has been unveiled by county officials and consultants for a new 300-seat theater on the site of the legendary Coconut Grove Playhouse – a plan which preserves some …

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How Ruth Wilson discovered the heart of Hedda Gabler by Sarah Crompton

As they prepare to stage Hedda Gabler at the National Theatre, Ruth Wilson and director Ivo van Hove discuss a character who is at once tragic heroine and conniving monsterIn the summer of 1…

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BEAUTY & THE BEAST – Touring by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

A Prince obsessed with his looks cursed by an evil Fairy, transformed into a Beast, will need to learn to love another and earn her love in return to break the spell. With not a dancing cand…

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HAIRSPRAY Live Character Card #4: Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has exclusive characters cards for HAIRSPRAY LIVE and we're bringing you a new one every day leading up to the special television event Today we feature Jennifer Hudson

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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A Century Later, 'Peter Pan' Still Soars On Kids' Faith In Goodness by Christopher Blank

The play "Peter Pan" has been performed at the Playhouse on the Square in Memphis for decades. One theater-lover finds new meaning in the old play by watching it through the eyes of school c…

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What Aristotle Knew about Cars, Thermodynamics, and Drama but Didn’t Tell You by HowlRound

By Robert Ruffin. Robert Ruffin considers how Aristotelian construction can be viewed through the lens of the laws of thermodynamic exchange, or the marriage of physics and dramaturgy.

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Stars of Slapstick #224: Marie Mosquini by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Maria Mosquini (1899-1983). Lucky Los Angeles native Mosquini stepped right out of high school directly into roles in Hal Roach comedies. She started out in bit part…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 10:31AM

PETER PAN Olivier, SE1 by Libby Purves

PULLING THE FAIRY STRINGS IN AN URBAN NEVERLAND   Wendy is grown up now, earthbound , with her own child to tell about the wonder and danger of Neverland and Pan. She can’t leave the …

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BWW TV: What's On at Feinstein's/54 Below? Norm Lewis, Andy Karl, Orfeh & More Preview Their Upcoming Shows! by Randy Rainbow

Just last week, Tony nomineeCharles BuschDecember 31 Tony nomineeNorm LewisDecember 19-24 Broadway's hottest couple, Tony nominee Orfeh and Tony nominee Andy Karl December 8-14 Tony nomineeR…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Films of Fields #19: The Pharmacist by Trav S.D.

We’ll be blogging about comedian W.C. Fields all through November and December as part of our tribute to the comedian called Fields Fest.  For a full list upcoming live Fields Fest e…

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Pix of Thursday’s Talk at the NYPL by Trav S.D.

As promised, here’s a little photo record of Thursday’s talk at the NYPL main branch on “W.C. Fields in Vaudeville”. As they say on social media, “Pictures R…

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Review: ‘The Zero Hour’ at Iron Crow Theatre by Carolyn Kelemen

Madeleine George asks a lot of questions in her award-winning 2011 play, The Zero Hour at The Baltimore’s Theatre Project through the weekend. How do you tell the truth about yourself when…

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The Stage/Wac Arts Scholarship winner 2016 by Lisa Martland

Anais Lone, 16, from London, has won The Stage Scholarship at Wac Arts. The award, worth £7,500, is equivalent to one full scholarship, covering

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Livestreaming The Italian Playwrights Project: Something About the Lehmans at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, New York City—Mon, Dec 5 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. ​ The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents The Italian Playwrights Project: Something About the Lehmans livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer…

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, NYC—@WatchMeWorkSLP, use hashtag #howlround—Mon, Dec 5 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work from the Public Theater in New York City on Monday, December 5 at 2pm PST (Vancouver) / 4pm CST (Austin) / 5pm EST (Toronto) / 22:…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Review: "A Christmas Carol" at Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

"A Christmas Carol" returns to Hartford Stage and marks the end of Bill Raymand's long-run as Scrooge.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Meet New York’s 4 ‘Nutcracker’ princesses by Barbara Hoffman

She’s sometimes called Clara, other times Marie. But by any name, she’s still the sweetheart of that great holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” No matter what form it’s taken over…

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BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Pinocchio review at the Dukes, Lancaster – ‘playful and enchanting’ by Roger Foss

To be, or not to be good. That’s the question facing Pinocchio when he finds it’s harder being a boy than a

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6 new holiday recordings to make the season brighter by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Six new compact discs offer a variety of sounds and styles

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Jason Sudeikis makes stage debut with 'epic of a character' by Mark Kennedy Associated Press

NEW YORK • Making your New York stage debut in a role made famous by Robin Williams isn’t for the faint of heart. Making it in an adaptation of one of Williams’ most beloved movies —…

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On 90th birthday, aerialist takes final swing on trapeze at City Museum by Ashley Lisenby St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Elizabeth “Bunny" Herring "is an inspiration," says her coach.

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Fringe hit to play the .ZACK on Monday by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Play argues for clemency for a Missouri woman

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Solo comedies 'Buyer & Cellar,' 'Dixie's Tupperware Party' have a lot in common by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Buyer and Cellar' and 'Dixie's Tupperware Party' deliver vivid characters

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Peter and the Starcatcher review at Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton – ‘joyous’ by Lauren Mooney

After a lumbering first half, Peter and the Starcatcher rears into brilliant life. It’s great when it gets going – a beautiful

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PRIDE & PREJUDICE – Jermyn Street Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Two Bit Classics bring to life Jane Austen's beloved story Pride & Prejudice in a refreshing adaptation that features a cast of two.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Review: Peter and the Starcatcher (Royal & Derngate)

Evelyn Hoskins stars in this prequel to the Peter Pan story that has finally made its way over from Broadway

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Buried Child, Trafalgar Studios by Jenny Gilbert

Ed Harris gives a masterclass in Sam Shepard's gothic family dramaWhat stroke of prescience brought two Sam Shepard plays to London in the very month America voted for Trump? The kind o…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Review: LICENSED TO ILL, Southwark Playhouse, 2 December 2016 by Rona Kelly

Jukebox musicals seem to be as popular as ever in the West End, using familiar songs to tell stories on stage.Mamma Mia iscoming close to two decades in London, and newcomers likeMotown the …

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Abu Casem’s Slippers: Arabian Nights Sting Strindberg by Jk Clarke

      by Sophia Romma   August Strindberg Rep is currently presenting a performance of the folkloric tale of Abu Casem’s Slippers at The Gene Frankel Theater—a piece …

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Coming to the End: Reflecting on Your Process by Kerry Hishon

Coming to the end of a show’s run is an incredibly emotional experience. You’ve put hours and hours of work into a project that, in the end, has ceased to exist. Yes, you have the memori…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Alan Menken & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Featured in DGF's 'LEGACY PROJECT' Screening in NYC by Bww News Desk

The Dramatists Guild Fund presents a screening of the third volume of The Legacy Project documentary series featuring a conversation with Alan Menken and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at The TimesC…

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Tim Rice, Finger Lakes Festival to Bring Excerpts of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Honolulu for Pearl Harbor Commemoration by Bww News Desk

Multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice is bringing excerpts of his latest musical, 'From Here to Eternity,' to Honolulu to participate in the commemoration events of the 7…

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People You Should Know . . . Bettina Schwabe by Zack Calhoon

Bettina Schwabe: Acting Credits include: Lena in The girl behind the wall (Best singer award), Julie in We the Sims (Best Up and coming actor award), Best up and coming actor in “We t…

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Interviews: How Hairspray Live! Is Cashing in on Four Years of Momentum at NBC

Kristin Chenoweth owes her family tradition to Bob Greenblatt, the pioneer of the live musical phenomenon.

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Spend a Two Show Day at A Dog Story in The Davenport Theatre by Hannah Vine

David Perlman shows us what it's like to do a double show day in the new musical for dog lovers.

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9 Pop Songs To Listen To If You Liked Hamilton Mixtape by Michael Gioia

If you love the Hamilton Mixtape, add these original songs by the same hip-hop and pop artists to your usual playlist.

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What’s Hot in London: November 26-December 2 by Mark Shenton

Andrew Lloyd Webber makes diversity in theatre a sticking point, Brexit threatens the arts, and more.

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Judy Gold, Julia Murney Are Part of Muppet Christmas Carol December 3 by Andrew Gans

Ryann Redmond, Bret Shuford, Joshua Morgan, Kevin Zak are also featured.

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Rock Odyssey The Portal Opens December 3 by Olivia Clement

The Burning Man-inspired spectacle debuts in New York at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

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Laura Osnes Records New Holiday Single, “Christmas, Will You Stay?” by Andrew Gans

Michael Mott penned the Christmas tune.

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