Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Talking to myself: two ways of looking at Carrie Mae Weems’s new work by Anne Midgette

After seeing “Grace Notes” at the Kennedy Center, a critic’s inner dialogue.

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Review: 1 Actor, in 8 Roles, Wrestles Nuance From Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Strange Interlude’ by Laura Collins-Hughes

David Greenspan’s performance in the 6-hour melodrama is masterful in its clarity and endurance.

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Review: ‘The Adventures of Peter Pan’ at Synetic Theater by Molly Murchie

I have to admit something: this was my first Synetic Theater production. I assure you, however, it will not be my last. I had read about Synetic’s wordless Shakespeare shows and heard rapt…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: The Terrible Infants, Wilton’s Music Hall ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon It is a very welcome return for this mesmerising spectacle full of delight for grown-ups and children. This post REVIEW: The Terrible Infants, Wilton’s Music Hall ✭✭…

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Women in Theater Get the Spotlight at Upcoming Events by Lauren Yarger

Several upcoming events highlight women in theater.The Connecticut Chapter presents a design panel on Monday, Oct. 23 to kick off its second season. If you are in Connecticut, or can get to …

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The Second Woman review – stunning endurance theatre takes aim at patriarchy by Stephanie Convery

Carriageworks, SydneyNat Randall suffers through 100 break-ups over 24 hours in an utterly compelling production Nat Randall is about to send away her fourth lover for the evening. In a red …

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)

This Week on Broadway for October 22, 2017: Christiaan Smith by James Marino

James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Christiaan Smith about his upcoming concert at Carnegie Hall and his new album, “All the Way”. Peter Filichia joins in, and we re…

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FOR LOVE OR MONEY Touring by Libby Purves and Friends

CLUNTERING FLAPPYSKETS !  DON’T SMITTLE AND SKRYKE , IT’S BARRIE AGAIN…   By ‘eck, luv! They Northern Broadsides, they weren’t hid behind t’mangle when they wer…

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Review: Strange Interlude

Eugene O'Neill's five-hour epic comes to the Irondale Theater Center in an uncut, solo performance.

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Review: ‘Emilie’ at Avant Bard by Kendall Mostafavi

Life is full of unanswered questions. But in Lauren Gunderson’s play, Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight, the title character is given a second chance. Avant Bard is…

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Arnold Daly: A Giant Felled by Fire by Trav S.D.

Irish-American man of the theatre Arnold Daly (1875-1927) was born and bred in Brooklyn. To my shock, he is no relation to the seminal Augustin Daly, although I have little doubt he profited…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Review: Dizzy Gillespie Centennial Celebration at The Kennedy Center by Robert Michael Oliver

Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday celebration at The Kennedy Center jazzed the Eisenhower Theatre last night. I’m sure the rooftop is still aglow this morning. Dizzy Gillespie (19…

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Review: ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ at The Prince William Little Theatre by Chuck Leonard

The markings on my forearm, imprinted when I entered the theater, remain, labeling me. At the end of the play, when I am leaving through the hall behind the theater, I witness a large pile o…

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 22 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 22, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including whatwhenwhere and how to audition

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VIDEO: Oh What a Beautiful Morning for a Ride on the Subway by BroadwayWorld

Everyone in New York knows any given subway ride can turn into something surprising. Dancers, mariachi bands, it's all part of the experience. But have you ever seen a full Broadway musical …

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Artistic Community Bands Together to Save Tin Pan Alley by BroadwayWorld

Tin Pan Alley, an historic stretch located on 28th Street in New York City, has come under threat of demolition, and musicians, writers, performers, and artists from around the country are j…

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ICYMI: Hangin' in Oz with the Witches of WICKED on BroadwayWorld Live! by Steve Schonberg

Glinda vs. Galinda what makes a great Halloween costume the greatness of Shirley Temple... These were just a few of the hard-hitting topics discussed earlier this week, when BroadwayWorld…

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 22 by Audition Roundup

Updated this week Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 22, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country.

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Review: Arkansas Rep's "School for Lies" by David Ives starring JEREMY RISHE offers hilarious lessons! by Eric Harrison

Over at the Arkansas Rep Theatre they're partying like it's 1666 where their production of "School for Lies" is most likely the most hilarious play you will see this season!

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Film Review: “The King’s Choice” — Norway’s Stand Against Hitler by Arts Fuse Editor

The King’s Choice is a thoughtful nail-biter, a suspenseful historical drama.

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Review: Arkansas Rep's "School for Lies" a Side-Splitting romp through high society runs through Oct. 29! by Jess Ardrey

Under the direction of Giovanna Sardelli the small cast, featuring JEREMY RISHE and JANIE BROOKSHIRE both comedic heavyweights, are all masterful in playing biting wit to physical humor with…

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Review: Ramona Tells Jim, Bush Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Ramona Tells Jim, the debut play by Sophie Wu at the Bush Theatre, is a production fuelled by nostalgia to confront the gap that exists between expectations of what life will be like when we…

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Broadway at the Cabaret: Mandy Gonzalez, Lea DeLaria, Laura Benanti & More This Week! by BroadwayWorld

What good is sitting alone in your room this week If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlight…

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HAMILTON's West End Marquee Will Leave You Feeling Satisfied by BroadwayWorld

The facade of the Victoria Palace Theatre is finally free of its scaffolding and the soon to be London home of HAMILTON is looking pretty great. Check out these photos, shared by Hamilton Fa…

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Review: ’33 Variations’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Colonial Players’ production of 33 Variations is a musical and visual delight. Written by Moises Kaufman and directed by Terry Averill, it is a mix of a biographical play about Beethoven, …

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Karl St. John Hoblitzelle and the Interstate Amusement Company by Trav S.D.

Many thanks to friend Beth Greenberg who happened to be in Texas a few months and sent these photos back, prompting this post. Missouri-born Karl Hoblitzelle (1879-1967) was one of 13 childr…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

The Arts on Stamps of the World —October 22 by Doug Briscoe

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

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Rosemary Leach obituary by Michael Coveney

Stage and screen actor who was admired for her roles as Helene Hanff in 84 Charing Cross Road and Mrs Honeychurch in the 1985 film Room With a ViewThe versatile and accomplished actor Rosema…

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ALBION – Almeida Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Albion begins with Audrey, played with indefatigable energy by Victoria Hamilton, in the garden of her deceased uncle’s family home, deep in the English countryside. She has bought the pro…

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Business per Usual: Enterprise by (jdstokely)

By Amy Brady. Enterprise is a satire of American business-speak that is also a critique of capitalism.

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

BWW's On This Day - October 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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JAY – Hen & Chickens Theatre by Shanine Salmon

In the opening scene of Jay, it’s Jay (Flora Nisbet-Dawson) who’s keeping it together. Her girlfriend Alex (Eleonora Fusco) is curled up on the floor, severely depressed and barely funct…

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This week onstage: Lights, frights, laughs and anti-colonial chat by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Stage options for Oct. 22-28 include: a Luminato hit returning in a posher venue while Bad Dog offers Halloween howls.

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Anything That Flies review – promising debut tackles sins of the past by Michael Billington

Jermyn Street theatre, LondonThe quiet life of an elderly Jewish musician is disrupted by an aristocratic German woman in this exploration of guilt, reparation and rootlessnessWhat does it m…

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Review: B, Royal Court Theatre by Alice Devoy

Terrorism, a word that needs no introduction. Guillermo Calderon, the Chilean playwright, has tackled this topic with a unique angle in his new drama, B. Directed by Sam Pritchard, B is a fa…

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Living with the lights on’s Mark Lockyer: My 10 essentials for mental health by Thom Dibdin

Living with the lights on is centred around my time at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1995. It was there that the odd and bizarre began happening to me and I had no idea what, why or how t…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: London stages old and new

As London's newest theatre, The Bridge, officially opens its first play, we look back at some theatre milestones over the centuries.

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Review: Le Grand Mort, Trafalgar Studios 2 by Jessica Handscomb

‘La petit mort’ is a phrase originating from the sixteenth century. Its literal translation is ‘the little death’, but it is more commonly used to describe the sensation of orgasm an…

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Review: The Hartlepool Monkey, Stratford Circus by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

It begins at the end. The year is 1815 and a French warship is wrecked off the east coast of England in the small town of Hartlepool. Devastated by the Napoleonic Wars, the townsfolk are app…

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Lucio Fontana in Milan: immersed in a realm of light and space

Works by the godfather of ambient art have been faithfully reproduced in Milan

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Album Review: Before After (2016 Studio Cast Recording) by Ian Foster

Confession time - I've had this album for an unforgivably long time, mainly because I managed to forget about it, despite the fact I was meant to be reviewing it. D'oh, and sorry Mr G. And m…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

NEC SPE / NEC METU at United Solo Fest by Jk Clarke

      By Eric J. Grimm Sara Fellini and her company, spit&vigor, put on the most daring work I have seen in New York theater. Her plays are substantial and often monumenta…

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THE REAL THING – Touring by Helen McWilliams

The opening scene is set in one of Henry’s (Laurence Fox) productions, although that’s not evident until the action moves on from the set to which Charlotte (Rebecca Johnson) and Max (Ad…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Venus in Fur review – Natalie Dormer mesmerises in timely battle of the sexes by Kathryn Bromwich

Theatre Royal Haymarket, LondonThe Game of Thrones star comes into her own as an actress who toys with a sexist stage director in David Ives’s forward-thinking but flawed comedySometimes e…

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Song of the Earth/La Sylphide; Concerto/Le Baiser de la fée/Elite Syncopations review – beyond our Ken by Luke Jennings

Milton Keynes theatre; Royal Opera House, LondonRevivals of classic MacMillan prove a mixed bag but the choreographer at his best is still a joyThis is the 25th anniversary year of the death…

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Albion; A Woman of No Importance; The Lady from the Sea review – gardeners question the times by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Vaudeville; Donmar, all LondonMike Bartlett conjures a potent state of the nation address while Wilde and Ibsen’s wronged heroines still resonateRarely has so baggy a play burned …

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The Cherry Orchard review – all change for Chekhov by Clare Brennan

Sherman theatre, CardiffDenise Black stars as a hard-drinking matriarch in this slimmed-down reimagining of the Russian’s play, relocated to Pembrokeshire in 1982In his new play, Gary Owen…

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Here's your shot: 'Hamilton' tickets go on sale Monday by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

High demand has greeted the show everywhere it plays

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Until the Lions review – lean, thrilling and beautiful by Luke Jennings

Roundhouse, London Akram Khan dances what is likely to be one of his last roles in his supremely potent retelling of the MahabharataIn 1987, 13-year-old Akram Khan was cast in Peter Brook’…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

David Greenspan Boldly Takes on Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude" by David Finkle

In her small, post-World War I New England town Nina Leeds (David Greenspan) is unable to tear herself from memories of fallen

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Interviews: For Carmen Cusack, A.J. Shively, and Bright Star, the Fourth Time's the Charm

Cusack and Shively bring their performances back to the West Coast where they began.

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Michael Moore’s The Terms of My Surrender Concludes Broadway Run October 22 by Adam Hetrick

The Oscar-winning filmmaker made his theatrical debut with the politically-charged examination of America’s current political climate.

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Jersey Boys Australia announce the Four Seasons by Matt Edwards

Today producers announced the four men set to play the lead roles in Australia’s revival tour of Jersey Boys, due to premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in September 2018. After …

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Taylor Mac review – explosive, spectacular, heartbreaking 'dandy revenge' by Steph Harmon

It took 24 hours over four nights for Mac to complete his queer retelling of American history, and it was still too short“I’m not ready for this to be over yet,” said the woman, her br…

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Mandy Gonzalez Is Fearless About Returning to NYC Cabaret October 24–November 4 by Robert Viagas

The Hamilton star will include a new song by Lin-Manuel Miranda in her concert series.

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Luba Mason Will Explore Her New Sound at NYC’s Iridium October 24 by Robert Viagas

The Pretty Filthy star and her Triangle band will also play clubs in Brooklyn and lower Manhattan.

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Podcast: Bill Bryson’s Appliance of Science celebrates unsung creations that have changed the world

The bestselling author’s series was made in partnership with London’s Science Museum

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22 Chart-Topping Recording Artists Who Came to Broadway by Hannah Vine

Check out the music stars who have led a Broadway show.

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Why Newsies Regional Premiere Is Unlike Any Other Staging of the Tony-Winning Musical by Robert Loerzel

The Chicago-area production features an immersive setting in the round.

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From Grease to Bandstand: Look Back at Laura Osnes Onstage as She Prepares to Sail on Playbill’s Broadway on the Danube With Michael Feinstein by Hannah Vine

The two-time Tony nominee will perform aboard the cruise from Austria to Hungary with Playbill Travel beginning November 3.

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How Leonard Bernstein Made the New York Philharmonic the Most Beloved Orchestra in the World by Barbara Haws

The two-time Tony-winning composer was also the maestro who changed the way the world listens to music.

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An Exclusive Before-and-After Look at the Dressing Room of The Band's Visit's Katrina Lenk by Hannah Vine

See how designer Mike Harrison has transformed the space into a Middle Eastern-inspired sanctuary.

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Richard Nelson’s Illyria Begins Performances Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater production details a forgotten period in the theatre’s history.

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