Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Fletcher Henderson: Scientist of Swing by Trav S.D.

Born this day, bandleader, arranger, accompanist and composer Fletcher Henderson (James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, 1897-1952), one of the key inventors of the musical style known as Swing.…

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Wake Up With BWW 12/18: Catherine McCormack Joins THE FERRYMAN, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Catherine McCormack joins the cast of The Ferryman, and more

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

The Wizard of Oz review at Winter Gardens, Blackpool – ‘totally magical’ by Chris Bartlett

In some ways using the Royal Shakespeare Company’s oft-revived 1987 version of The Wizard of Oz, which matches the MGM classic virtually

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs review at Anvil Arts, Basingstoke – ‘a pantomime of two halves’ by Lesley Bates

This Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is very much a pantomime of two halves. The first half is overlong with too many

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‘It never quite unites as tidily & explosively as it promises to do’: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE – West End by Maryam Philpott

Caroline or Change has a lot going for it and three potentially interesting plot lines that should fully engage, yet it never quite unites as tidily and explosively as it promises to do, the…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

New Music from Madagascar: Toko Telo by Artsjournal1

There was a definite frisson at this year’s WOMEX for Toko Telo, a Malagasy trio with two acknowledged stars. — Michal Shapiro

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Review: The Grand Old Dame of York at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Hanging up his wig: Louise Jones writes on the 40th and final panto helmed by legendary York dame Berwick Kaler. The post Review: The Grand Old Dame of York at York Theatre Royal appeared fi…

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The Box of Delights, Wilton's Music Hall review - captivating adaptation of John Masefield's darkly thrilling novel by Rachel Halliburton

Justin Audibert's production excels at portraying the book's alchemical qualitiesIf you’re looking for a Christmas with more pagan edge than saccharine cheer, where the wolves ar…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Andrew Lloyd Webber in £280k parking dispute with Westminster City Council by Matthew Hemley

Andrew Lloyd Webber is embroiled in a bitter row with Westminster City Council, after it demanded almost £280,000 in parking charges while

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Chunky Move announces new leadership team by Arts Review

Chunky Move has announced the appointment of Antony Hamilton and Kristy Ayre as joint CEOs of the company. The appointment follows a rigorous global recruitment process calling for proposals…

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Billy Elliot the Musical announces Adult Cast by Arts Review

The Producers of Billy Elliot the Musical have announced the adult cast for the 10th Anniversary Australian Tour which opens at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in October 2019, followed by season…

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Dames, dressers and backstage dramas: plays about actors – in pictures

Peter Duncan plays a washed-up panto dame in Park theatre’s new production. Here’s a reminder of the many farces, musicals and tragedies about an actor’s life Continue reading...

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2018: Best musicals of the year by Tim Bano

In the absence of attention-stealing shows such as Hamilton, there was a stunning mix of old-fashioned classics, innovation and some new British

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Kaya Scodelario Replaces Emma Roberts in Netflix Ice Skating Drama ‘Spinning Out’ by Blouin Artinfo

Samantha Stratton’s ice skating drama “Spinning Out” for Netflix will have Kaya Scodelario in the lead role, announces Netflix.The role was previously given to Emma Roberts, who bowed …

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Top 10 comedy shows of 2018 by Brian Logan

We had volcanic eruptions from Nish Kumar, open-heart anguish from Jessie Cave and cold lasagne from James Acaster. But no one could beat the wild blazing brilliance of Flight of the Conchor…

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0597: 2018 in Review - A Big Leap Forward by MusicalTalk

2018 saw lots of musicals open in London that explored very modern themes - so, in no order, join Antonia and Nick as they discuss Chess, Hamilton, Bring it On, Chicago, The Band, Bat out of…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Olivier Award Nominee Catherine McCormack Joins THE FERRYMAN Today by Bww News Desk

Olivier Award nominee Catherine McCormack All My Sons, Braveheart will join the company of Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, directed by Sam Mendes, beginning Today, December 18. McCormack wil…

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Met Opera Live:”Norma” at NCPA, Beijing by Blouin Artinfo

A tragedy that has catapulted minds and hearts for generations, “Norma” will be screened live in HD at Being’s NCPA on December 23, 2018.“Norma,” the tragedia lirica par excellence…

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Johann Strauss’ “La Chauve-Souris” at Opéra de Lausanne by Blouin Artinfo

Opera de Lausanne presents Strauss’  “La Chauve-Souris” in a new German/French production from December 21-31, 2018.Adapted from Le Reveillon by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy, …

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A WONDERful Journey: Through the Looking Glass by Lindsay Price

Are you looking for a fantastical physical journey for your actors and your audience? Through the Looking Glass by Lindsay Price is a movement-based classical adaptation that you won’t…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Olivier Nominee Catherine McCormack Makes Broadway Debut in The Ferryman by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-nominated actress Catherine McCormack makes her Broadway debut as Mary Carney in The Ferryman beginning on December 18. McCormack reprises her London turn in Jez Butterworth'…

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BWW TV: Gavin Lee Gets Grinch-ified For HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! by BroadwayWorld TV

Two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway actorGavin Leesteals Christmas this season in the title role of the Grinch inDr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical. This limited holida…

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New Year Symphony Concert at Radio France Auditorium, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

On New Year's Eve, attend this concert and let it's resplendence guide you through 'The New Year' on December 31 at Paris’ Radio France Auditorium.The program will feature some of the…

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Hear the Music of Galt MacDermot, 89, composer of Hair…and more by New York Theater

Galt MacDermot, who died Monday a day before his 90th birthday, is best known as the composer of the musical Hair, which helped define a generation, and changed the sound of Broadway, where …

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Ticket touts mean only robots and the rich can enjoy live music

Regulators need to book a front row seat to protect gig goers

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Robert Lepage’s Kanata —Épisode 1 — La Controverse misses the mark by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Cancelled and then resurrected by the Théâtre du Soleil, the play seems well-intentioned but presents a simplistic view of Canadian Indigenous inequality and the steps needed to address it…

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