Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

“Big Sky” at the Geffen Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

A family face a confluence of crises during an Aspen blizzard. Making its world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse is playwright Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros’ dramedy Big Sky,

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FUN HOME's Alessandra Baldacchino and More Join LOVE IS LOVE Benefit at The Triad by BroadwayWorld

Celebrate Pride with Broadway's youngest stars at LOVE IS LOVE on Tuesday,June 28th, at 730 pm at The Triad.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Decision to Close ‘Shuffle Along’ Is Debated Along Broadway by Michael Paulson

Announced on Thursday, the July 24 closing startled Broadway, since the musical had drawn 10 Tony nominations and involved several high-profile artists.

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VIDEO: Are You Addicted To Tony Award Performance Videos? You're Not Alone by Michael Dale

A hilarious video for people who can stop watching Tony Award clips.

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Photos Celeb Watch! Sara Bareilles, Debbie Allen, Jennifer Nettles Go Backstage! by Monica Simoes

Stars visited Fully Committed and Turn me Loose this week.

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Review: Get No Kick From the Rockettes in ‘New York Spectacular’ by Laura Collins-Hughes

The Radio City show’s aim seems to be selling tickets to people who would rather sit back and watch a sanitized simulation of the city.

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“Romeo & Juliet: Love is a Battlefield Volume 2” at Prospect Theatre by Pauline Adamek

Everyone’s favorite tragic love story gets an edgy revamp at Hollywood’s newest venue, Prospect Theatre. Launching with an energetic rock musical, Romeo & Juliet: Love

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New York Spectacular Review — The Radio City Rockettes bring NYC Tourist Attractions to Life by Jonathan Mandell

New York Spectacular, a new summer show at Radio City Music Hall that features the Radio City Rockettes and some terrific sets, aims to tap into a similar demographic as Broadway, where more…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

#TCG16 Plenary 2: Leadership as a Creative Act by American Theatre Editors

In morning addresses director Kimberly Senior and executive and technologist John Maeda addressed risk and struggle.

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CHEYENNE JACKSON new album “RENAISSANCE” Hits Billboard’s Top 10 by Michael J. Roberts

PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to celebrating the heritage of Broadway and popular song, has [...]

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The MAC’s 2016 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series by Michael J. Roberts

McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage [...]

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What I Love: Israel Horovitz at Home in Greenwich Village by Joanne Kaufman

A playwright’s longtime home bears his stamp — and that of the odd errant baseball.

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What I Love | Israel Horovitz

A playwright’s longtime West Village townhouse bears his stamp — and that of the odd errant baseball.

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Kennedy Center Goes for Ribald Laughs With District of Comedy Festival by Jada F. Smith

From a James Carville roast to a Joan Rivers tribute, the four-day festival underlines the center’s resolve to expand its territory.

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Broadway Vets Ashley Kate Adams and Jim Kierstead to Produce Short Film ACE by TV News Desk

A producing team with Broadway ties will produce 'ACE,'a short film that will begin principle photography in Los Angeles on Monday.

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Orfeh and More to Join Joshua Morgan in THE NO RULES SHOW to Support Orlando by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below,Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'The No Rules Show' hosted by Joshua Morgan on June 25, 2016 at 1130. Join Broadway's Joshua Morgan Les Misat fabulous Feinstein's54 Belo…

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Al Pacino Will Return to Broadway as Tennessee Williams by Adam Hetrick

The Oscar-winning actor will co-star with Judith Light in the play When God Looked Away.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Hamilton’s $849 Tickets Are Priced Too Low by Rafi Mohammed

What’s clear is that recent prices — starting at $549 for premium seats and $139 for regular seats — are significantly lower than what the public is willing to pay. The result? A parad…

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Broadway Exclusive: Al Pacino as Tennessee Williams in “When God Looked Away” by Roger Friedman

EXCLUSIVE kids. And I mean it. Al Pacino will star as Tennessee Williams in a new play called “When God Looked Away.” Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

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VIDEO: Miranda Sings Sets HATERS BACK OFF Debut on Netflix by TV News Desk

Miranda Sings' new 8-episode Netflix series HATERS BACK OFF, based on Colleen Ballinger's cult, lipstick-wearing, crooked-smiling character, has finally announced its premiere date on the st…

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Gordon Connell, BIG RIVER's Original Mark Twain, Dies at 93 by Michael Dale

A frequent performer on and off Broadway, Connell was married to actress Jane Connell.

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Neil Simon's 'Chapter Two': Themes for our time, and any time

I'm tempted to ask why Montgomery Theater chose to stage Neil Simon's Chapter Two now. The world roils with questions of momentous import: Brexit, immigration, religious fundamentalism, terr…

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‘Last Tiger’ a tale like no other by James Hebert

Before Jeff Augustin puts the first words of a play on the page, he sends a little song out into the universe. “It’s always the same (melody). I don’t know why. But it’s as if I’m …

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Shakespeare's First Folio, from 1623, makes very rare tour stop in Cleveland by Laura Demarco, The Plain Dealer

The only site in Ohio for the nationwide tour of the "First Folio! The Book that Gave us Shakespeare" is the Cleveland Public Library.

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Review: Moving revival of 'Master Harold' at Aurora Theatre by Karen D'Souza

Set in South Africa during Apartheid, Athol Fugard's haunting drama about a world in which black lives do not matter is still sadly relevant today.

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Don't Fuck With The Babysitter by Linda

The Disney Channel Original Movie, or DCOM. There have been some hits (Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, Brink) and some misses (Dadnapped, Hatching Pete). Tonight, the 100th DCOM, Adventures…

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Theater News: Abingdon Theatre Company Extends Kim Davies' Stet

The new drama is directed by Tony Speciale.

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Tim Adams meets award-winning playwright Lucy Prebble by Tim Adams

Award-winning playwright Lucy Prebble tells Tim Adams how dramatising the Enron scandal called for high tragedyLucy Prebble puts her faith in the idea that there is nowhere a writer, particu…

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Macbeth, Shakespeare's Globe by Marianka Swain

It begins promisingly, a dark Gothic fairy tale – both Grimm and grim. The writhing witches (four, oddly) are summoned from a pile of dead bodies, Stefan Fichert’s eerie puppetry all cho…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Thai One On! The King and I’s Conrad Ricamora Joins Kirsten Wyatt for a Royal Nosh by

The King and I’s Conrad Ricamora joins Kirsten Wyatt for the second season of Broadway Nosh! Look for a toast with coconut margaritas, yummy larb gai (a.k.a. spicy chicken) and some Ho…

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PHOTO FLASH: Beautiful Aerial View of Central Park's Delacorte Theater by Michael Dale

The creation of this favorite New York cultural institution was once a controversial legal issue.

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Are You Spoken For? An Ad Campaign and A Cultural Stereotype by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Curator Of Exhibitions, New York Public Library For The Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

A guest blog by volunteer and former intern Emma Winter Zeig  Photograph taken by the author. Before a television ad sells a product to the consumer, the company behind the product has …

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‘Happy Days’ by Samuel Beckett: An Interview with E. Ashley Izard Who is Playing Winnie at Quintessence Theatre Group Through this Sunday by Henrik Eger

The much talked about Quintessence Theatre Group, one of the few ensemble theaters in Philadelphia, under the direction of Alexander Burns, is featuring two of its actors—E. Ashley Izard a…

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FROM DOWN UNDER: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Simon Parris

This pristine production of Broadway musical You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown is perfect school holiday entertainment, but why should the kids have all the fun? Sensational cast, crisp dir…

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Stet: Retaining Unpalatable Truths by Sandi Durell

    By Beatrice Williams-Rude     Stet is a carefully crafted, beautifully executed play that deals with campus rape and its aftermath. “Stet” is a copy editing/proof…

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Betty, Please #5: Hot One by Kiff Scholl

Betty, Please. LA theatre, drawn and quartered. #5: Hot One Please email compliments, complaints and ideas for new cartoons to

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

They Got Rhythm! Meet the 'S Wonderful Dancers of Broadway's An American in Paris by Lindsey Sullivan

In 1951, Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron danced and dazzled across the silver screen as their characters Jerry Mulligan and Lise Bouvier fell in love in the City of Light. Almost 65 years later,…

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Alexander Hanson on Telling Lies in London's The Truth, Loving Bernadette Peters & the Strain of Not Singing by Matt Wolf

French writer Florian Zeller has proven to be catnip for actors, with Kenneth Cranham and Frank Langella winning an Olivier and a Tony Award, respectively, for The Father and Gina McKee garn…

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Arts hit back at Brexit: 'I feel nothing but rage' by Guardian Staff

Leading figures from the arts – including Lucy Prebble, Anish Kapoor, Ivo van Hove and Barrie Rutter – reveal their shock, anger and revulsion at the vote to leave the EUEU referendum ou…

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Jimmy Awards to Be Broadcast on Facebook Live by Olivia Clement

The eighth annual awards, hosted by Zachari Levi, will be live streamed online.

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Review: Dangerous Journalism by Michael Block

By Michael BlockUnless you are disconnected from news media, you’ve likely heard of the Rolling Stone article saga known as “A Rape on Campus.” An article was published in the magazine…

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Theater News: Bucks County Playhouse Presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The rock musical begins performances tonight.

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What Comes Next? Everything We Know About the Future of Hamilton by Nate Jones

After making a bunch of people very rich and winning a whopping 11 Tony Awards, what comes next for Hamilton? This summer marks the end of act one for the smash Broadway hit: Unlike Ale…

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Scott Rudin Joins Board of Barry Diller’s Expedia by Todd Spangler

Producer Scott Rudin has been elected to the board of Expedia, the online travel-booking company headed by chairman Barry Diller. Expedia disclosed Rudin’s appointment to the board eff…

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RuPaul’s All Stars Pay Tribute to Harvey Fierstein by Olivia Clement

The cast surprised the icon with a performance of “I Am What I Am” from La Cage.

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FLASH FRIDAY: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s New Shakespeare Will Chase in HIGH FIDELITY by Michael Dale

He can play the suave leading man when called upon, but Will Chase is one of Broadway's leading rock star performers.

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BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 5 Guest Starring Capathia Jenkins by So Ya Wanna Be A Broadway Star

Below, check out Episode 5, featuring Broadway's Capathia Jenkins In the latest installment, Micki learns the best way to get an agent is through Craigslist. His agent has worked with Randy …

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Al Pacino to Return to Broadway as Tennessee Williams in New Play WHEN GOD LOOKED AWAY? by BroadwayWorld

After starring in David Mamet's CHINA DOLL last season, Al Pacino might be making a quick return to Broadway.

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Cast, Creative Team Set for Ayad Akhtar's JUNK: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DEBT at La Jolla Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of JUNK The Golden Age of Debt, by Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award nominee Ayad Akhtar Broadway…

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Shows the Tony Awards® How To Rock With Electric Performance

SCHOOL OF ROCK took Broadway’s Tony Awards® to the top of Mount Rock on Sunday night! The young cast showed the world that their musical expertise is at the top of the class.

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Myths and MFAs: Jon Klein, Catholic University of America by (ramona)

By Izzi D'Esposito, Jon Klein. This is the third installment of Isabella D’Esposito’s Myths and MFAs series , in which she interviews the heads of MFA writing programs in order to d…

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Todd Solondz Tracks the Pain of a 'Wiener-Dog' by Craig Hubert

In the work of Todd Solondz, nonconformity isn’t a choice. The outcasts who populate his films want nothing more than to be normal, desirable human beings. But they are shunned in both per…

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Kate Taylor: Why doesn’t Canada have a national theatre? by Kate Taylor

Our closest thing would be the National Arts Centre, an institution that, on the English theatre side, has made great progress in the last 15 years reimagining itself as a national stage by …

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NYMF to Debut LUDO’s Broken Bride by Olivia Clement

The new rock opera features the work of the band LUDO, Stacey Weingarten and Dana Levinson.

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Sound Advice" and "Brooklyn Crush" cast recordings by Rob Lester

Here are two contemporary musicals whose scores on disc are among Broadway Records' cluster of recent releases. Neither would be mistaken for a Rodgers & Hammerstein-style musical or a whole…

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Photo Coverage: Joel Grey Officiates at AVENUE Q in Honor of Pride Weekend! by Walter McBride

AVENUE Q celebrateed NYC pride weekend last night when Rod and Ricky renewed their vows onstage after the performance, with stage legendJoel Grey serving as officiant. Check out photos below

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Jimmy Awards to Broadcast Red Carpet & Final Awards Announcements on Facebook by BroadwayWorld

The eighth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards NHSMTAJIMMY AWARDS will be held on Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 62 high school students from acro…

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Theater News: Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez, Frankie J. Alvarez, and More Set for Bathing in Moonlight

The McCarter Theatre production will also star Hannia Guillen and Raúl Méndez.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

There's Nothing Like Summer in the City! Rockettes' New York Spectacular Opens by Lindsey Sullivan

The Rockettes’ New York Spectacular has made a welcome return to Radio City Music Hall! The 75-show engagement officially opened on June 23. The musical love letter to the Big Apple is…

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The Stonewall Portraits—Broadway Celebrates a Landmark by Adam Hetrick

Harvey Fierstein, Tony Kushner, Tom Viola, Jordan Roth and Chita Rivera were among an array of activists and artists who made a historic visit to a civil rights landmark.

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Theatre News: James McArdle wins 2015 Ian Charleson Award

The award is given annually to an actor under 30 in a classical role

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Review: The District of Comedy Roast of James Carville at The Kennedy Center by Paul M. Bessel and Barbara Braswell

How do you make fun of someone who always makes fun of himself? Well, last night, Roastmaster Bob Saget and The Kennedy Center’s District of Comedy Festival managed to do just that, roasti…

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My Favorite Song: Rory O’Malley of ‘Hamilton’ by Dei Lewison

Performing in Hamilton, I love the electricity from the audience every night. They work so hard to get there.  And they’re so excited. And I’m so privileged to get to perform in…

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In Case You Missed It: June 18-24 by Robert Simonson

Busy producer Scott Rudin closes one show, moves another and sends a third into turmoil.

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Broadway Shocked at the Sudden Closing of “Shuffle Along” by Patrick Pacheco

Shows that are grossing nearly a million dollars a week and playing at over 99% capacity — as “Shuffle Along” did recently — don’t usually close precipitously. But the curtain will…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

Winners of 2016 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS Announced by BroadwayWorld

The 2016WickedYoung Writer Awardstoday announced its winners during a ceremony involving over 100 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London'sApollo Victoria Theatre, ho…

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Tomorrow: Queens of Early Film Comedy by Trav S.D.

Filed under: BROOKLYN, Comedians, Hollywood (History), PLUGS, Silent Film, Women Tagged: comedy, Queens of Early Film Festival, silent film, Standard Toykraft

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VIDEO: #LoveIsLove: Broadway Congratulates AVENUE Q's Rod and Ricky On Renewing Their Vows by Michael Dale

Joel Grey officiated the ceremony where the happy puppet couple celebrated their fifth anniversary.

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Fuse Film Review: “Tickled” — It’s Funny Until it Happens to You by Arts Fuse Editor

I can’t quite believe I’m cautioning viewers about the troubling nature of a documentary about tickling.

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'Grapes of Wrath' never more timely in age of migrants and fear by Chris Jones

To watch John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" — as famously adapted for the stage by Frank Galati in 1988 — on the cusp of Britain's fear-fueled departure from the European Union was t…

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Photos! Ben Stiller, Lois Smith, Alex Timbers and More at the Off Broadway Alliance Awards by Monica Simoes

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization made up of producers, theatre owners, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, celebrated the sixth annual Off Broadway Allianc…

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Sutton Foster Is a Badass, Lin-Manuel Miranda Stole Andrew Lloyd Webber's Moves & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

It’s Friday, and you know what that means: It’s time to work on your Quincy Jones impression! (It's the best way to impress Barbra Streisand.) In the meantime, here are the L…

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Tickets Now Available for A Bronx Tale, Co-Directed by Robert De Niro & Jerry Zaks, on Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale to see the much-buzzed about A Bronx Tale, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks. The musical, which bowed at Paper…

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‘An American in Paris’ to Close on January 1, 2017 by Dei Lewison

An American in Paris, the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning MGM movie musical, will close at the Palace Theatre on Broadway on Jan. 1, 2017. The show, featuring a score from the classic …

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‘Shuffle Along’ to Close on Broadway on July 24, 2016 by Dei Lewison

Despite announcing that it would be playing longer, Shuffle Along or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed will close at the Music Box Theater when star Audra McD…

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Body of work: Transgender director returns to Olney Theater Center with ‘Evita’ by Nelson Pressley

Will Davis embraces the known and the unknown, in his life and in his art.

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NYC Pride Guide- All You Need to Know for 2016! by BroadwayWorld

Equality needs youThis weekend, the 2016 NYC Pride festivities kick off, featuring a roster of iconic LGBT events including the March, Rally, PrideFest, Teaze, and Dance on the Pier, along w…

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She Loves Me Will Be Available for One Week After Live Stream by Olivia Clement

For anyone who misses the live broadcast, the on-demand encore will be available for seven days.

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Matthew Bourne honoured for services to ballet by Matthew Hemley

Choreographer Matthew Bourne has been honoured for his services to ballet by the Royal Academy of Dance. Bourne was presented the Queen

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Theater News: Taylor Mac to Bring A 24-Decade History of Popular Music to the SPACE on Ryder Farm

Mac will present an excerpt from the daylong show this summer.

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Review: ‘Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour’ at Wolf Trap by Jessica Vaughan

Some members of the company weren’t even born when lines of dancers with arms at their sides first performed at a Eurovision competition in 1994. I’d say the rest was history but I don…

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BARBU – London Wonderground by Emma Clarendon

Not even a pesky power cut could derail this bizarre but entertaining show, performed by an extraordinarily talented and strong (in all senses of the word). Although Barbu begins slowly, thi…

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London Gay Men’s Chorus release charity single for Orlando victims by Matthew Hemley

London Gay Men’s Chorus has released a charity single to raise money for the victims of the Orlando shootings. The group has

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Summer Shorts to Celebrate 10th Season by Olivia Clement

The annual festival of short plays will kick off next month at 59E59 Theaters.

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Arts | New Jersey: Review: Annie Baker’s Drama Is First Show in Mile Square Theater’s Hoboken Home by Michael Sommers

The award-winning ‘Circle Mirror Transformation,’ a study of an amateur drama class, is the inaugural offering of a formerly vagabond company.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

James McArdle wins 2015 Ian Charleson award by Georgia Snow

James McArdle has won the 2015 Ian Charleson award for his performance in Platonov at Chichester Festival Theatre. The annual award celebrates

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CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Original London Cast Recording Now Available by BroadwayWorld

Ghostlight Records has released the Original London Cast Recording of KYLE RIABKO's Close to You Bacharach Reimagined in digital formats today, Friday, June 24.

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Macbeth review – it's not just the sisters who are weird in Iqbal Khan's bizarre take by Michael Billington

Shakespeare’s Globe, LondonRay Fearon and Tara Fitzgerald give feverish performances but this production has an aura of perverse oddity – why do the Macbeths have a child?Iqbal Khan’s …

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Photo Flash: Susan Sarandon, Gilbert Gottfried, and More Celebrate the New York Spectacular

The new Radio City production starring the Rockettes opened on June 23.

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‘Shuffle Along’ to Close When Audra Leaves by Newsdesk

‘Shuffle Along’ Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed” WILL PLAY ITS FINAL BROADWAY PERFORMANCE ON SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016 New York, NY – Produce…

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A playwright who’s at ease with causing discomfort by Peter Marks

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a Pulitzer finalist this year, first heard the call of theater in D.C.

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Dramatic moments at summer camp, both real and imagined by Rebecca Ritzel

Cast and crew of “Another Way Home” at Theater J find they share common ground.

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Odds & Ends: Ralph Fiennes' Richard III Eyes New York Transfer, Waitress Aiming for West End & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Ralph Fiennes' Richard III Eyes New York Transfer There’ll be no need for discontent if this happens! The Almeida…

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Fiddler on the Roof Company Performs at National Lighthouse Point Plaza Today by Andrew Gans

The free performance is part of the new Broadway in the Boros series.

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IT IS EASY TO BE DEAD – Finborough Theatre by Aleks Sierz

New play about a forgotten First World War poet stages both the passion of youth and the pity of war.

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Rufus Norris: National Theatre is ‘resolutely committed’ to collaborating with Europe by Matthew Hemley

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has urged the industry to be “fearless” and use the arts to give a voice to “all

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A. R. Gurney and Trojan Women Set for Flea Season by Olivia Clement

The downtown theatre has announced its 2016 fall slate.

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VIDEO: HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry On Overcoming Failure by Michael Dale

In an inspiring video, Goldsberry explains how she overcame the obstacles that she felt were causing her to fail on stage.

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/24/2016 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6242016.

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Features: The week in pictures: 17-24 June

Rachelle Ann Go, Emma Watson and Kunal Nayyar make this week's picks

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Record rainfall delays reopening of New Place, Shakespeare’s Stratford home by David Hutchison

Floods at Shakespeare’s historic home in Stratford mean that the reopening of the site has been postponed by several weeks. An archeological

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See Amy Schumer perform two Chicago-area shows Thanksgiving weekend by Josh Terry

Depending on your family, Thanksgiving weekend can either be a blast or a total bummer. Now, no matter what your drunk aunt says at the dinner table, you can make the holiday more fun by see…

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Todrick Hall Releases Star-Studded Visual Album, Straight Outta Oz, on YouTube by Andrew Gans

The nearly hour-long video features Amber Riley, Jordin Sparks, Shanice Williams, Jay Armstrong Johnson and more.

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Equity to set up diversity database by David Hutchison

Equity is to start keeping track of the diversity of its members, including their ethnicity, sexuality, disability status and gender identity. A

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Scottish culture secretary Fiona Hyslop rejects calls for ‘bed tax’ by Thom Dibdin

Scottish secretary for culture and tourism Fiona Hyslop has rejected calls for a ‘bed tax’ on tourists to offset cuts to the

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Photos! Helen Hunt Visits Broadway by Monica Simoes

The actress took a visit to On Your Feet! and School of Rock June 22.

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Harrowing Times: ‘Fellow Travelers’ Triumphs at Cincinnati Opera by Matthew Wexler

by Ryan Leeds Tales of forbidden love are as old as storytelling itself, but rarely are they told with as much painstaking heartbreak as Fellow Travelers, a new opera by composer Gregory Spe…

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Photo Flash: Theatre by the Sea Releases Production Photos From West Side Story

Evy Ortiz and Bronson Norris Murphy star in the musical production.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Susan Sarandon, Tommy Tune and More at the New York Spectacular Opening Night by Hannah Vine

The updated production that stars the Rockettes officially opened June 23 at Radio City Musical Hall.

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Watch Barbra Streisand and Jamie Foxx Sing Soaring “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” by Andrew Gans

The two artists duet on the classic Sound of Music tune, which will be featured on Streisand's new recording.

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Photo Flash: Joel Grey Helps Avenue Q's Rod and Ricky Renew Their Wedding Vows

Grey officiated a ceremony at New World Stages.

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A must-read book? Go on, make me by Oliver Burkeman

Faced with rave reviews of musicals, films, books and plays, why does Oliver Burkeman run a mile?Somewhere around the 500th headline I read in praise of Hamilton, the universally acclaimed B…

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Theatre News: In pictures: Exposure the Musical rehearsals

The production opens 28 July at St James Theatre

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Promises, Promises to be revived in London for the first time in 48 years by Georgia Snow

Burt Bacharach musical Promises, Promises is to be performed in London for the first time since 1969. The show, which is based

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The Archive: Rattigan’s study of compulsion surfaces again by Al Senter

With a new production of Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea running at the National Theatre’s Lyttelton, we are reminded of the

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'War Paint': Elizabeth Arden, Helena Rubinstein and American beauty by Chris Jones

On June 15, Revlon, a multinational, mass-market cosmetics company, announced it was acquiring one of its rivals, Elizabeth Arden, for $419.3 million in cash. Corporate acquisitions, common …

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NEWS: Edward Bennett & Lisa Dillon lead RSC double bill at Haymarket by Press Releases

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s hugely acclaimed 2014 pairing of Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) arrives in London this Christmas, followin…

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Overheard @FullyCommitted by Vinnie

Mrs. Brown: (To her much younger companion.) “No, I think he’s straight but the guy who plays his husband on the show is gay. Wait, scratch that, reverse it…he’s a [&…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 855: Silvia Cassini by Adam Szymkowicz

Silvia Cassini Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya Current Town: Nairobi, Kenya Q:  Tell me about A Man Like You. A:  A Man Like You is a conversation between a British hostage, Patrick …

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Audra McDonald’s Pregnancy Is Not ‘Unexpected’ by Alicia Samuel

…Because she’s a woman and that’s what women do. On yesterday the producers of Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed announced…

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #22 ‘Hunt’ by Guest Author


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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Shuffle Along Is Shuttering Because It Can’t Survive Without Audra McDonald by Karen Brill

Shuffle Along is closing on July 24, as producers have determined that the show isn't financially viable without its star, Audra McDonald. McDonald, who announced a surprise pregnancy last m…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, June 24, 2016 by Susan Grace

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NEWS: Full casting announced for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro by Press Releases

Full casting and creative team are announced today for the eagerly awaited professional European première of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro, which opened on Broadway in 1947, and wa…

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Photo Diary: ASTEP by Victoria Myers

To help celebrate ASTEP's tenth anniversary, we asked Mary-Mitchell Campbell to share some of her photos from the organization's work around the globe.

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Samantha Barks to Headline Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years in London by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Samantha Barks has moved on from the Broadway-bound Amelie and will instead lead The Last Five Years in London. The Les Miz movie standout will star opposite Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch) in…

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VIDEO: Uzo Aduba's 'Crazy Eyes' Warren Shows You How to Speak 'Singlish' by TV News Desk

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK STAR Uzo Aduba made a recent visit to Berlin for the hit show's fourth season premiere, where she picked up a set of 'Singlish' Singapore English versions of quotes f…

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Pas de deux with Veronese at the Venice Dance Biennale by Judith Mackrell

The city’s dance festival makes the most of its spectacular spaces – not least with Shobana Jeyasingh’s Outlander, which responds to the Renaissance masterpiece The Wedding at Cana A b…

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Shakespeare triple bill review – Birmingham Royal Ballet dance with elegance and intelligence by David Jays

Birmingham HippodromeJessica Lang’s rippling Wink, inspired by the sonnets, leads a set of pieces paying tribute to the great playwrightBirmingham Royal Ballet will unveil a full-length Te…

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Broadway Time Machine: Jennifer Ashley Tepper Talks Iconic Neil Simon/Alvin Theatre Shows

Jennifer Ashley Tepper talks about five shows she wishes she could go back and see at the Neil Simon (Alvin) Theatre.

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Friday Playlist: Rob McClure's Ultimate Broadway (Transformation) Playlist

Rob McClure shares 15 of his favorite Broadway tunes.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Let Kinky Boots Raise Your Weekend Up

Get pumped up with Kinky Boots.

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #21: ‘Juiced’ by Glenn Ricci by Guest Author

Power Punk Dance Trio Penetrates The Fringe  Are you worthy? The Gods of Rock command you to stand in awe before this fearsome feminist punk rock modern dance band! Some call them political…

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MACBETH – Shakespeare’s Globe by Matt Merritt

Like most of Shakespeare’s tragedies, Macbeth works best when viewed on the strength of the relationships between its characters. Sure the blood and guts murders are ways to get bum on sea…

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VIDEO: 'Orange Is the New Black' Star Lea DeLaria & Conan Scat Some Jazz by TV News Desk

On last night's CONAN on TBS, guest Lea DeLaria and Conan O'Brien scatted a little Jazz for the studio audience. Later, Lea explains that she shares a few traits in common with her 'Orange i…

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Next to Normal at Keegan Theatre (review) by Ben Demers

Seven years ago, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey explored the devastating cost of mental illness in their Tony-winning Broadway debut of Next to Normal.  Now Keegan Theatre is bringing the gripp…

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Profile: Lord Chamberlain’s Men – ‘We’ve the potential to be one of the UK’s top touring companies’ by Nick Smurthwaite

For sheer authenticity, you couldn’t find a company more committed to the Shakespearean template than the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Not only does

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Samantha Barks to Star in London's The Last Five Years by Mark Shenton

Jason Robert Brown will helm his own show.

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #20: ‘Dial R for Robot: a Sci-Fi Hitchcock Rock Opera’ by Guest Author

Hitchcock’s Rope meets Blade Runner in an Interactive Rock Opera Science-lab rivalry turns deadly in the race to build the perfect robot. Hidden passions explode as artificial intelligence…

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NEWS: Bacharach’s Promises, Promises gets first London revival at Southwark Playhouse by Press Releases

Promises, Promises, the hit Broadway musical based on the multi Oscar-winning 1960 film The Apartment, with music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David and book by Neil Simon, is to get its…

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Kimberly Senior Is Just Getting Started by American Theatre Editors

The director, who receives Alan Schneider Director Award at the TCG, talks about her self-starting career and artistic restlessness.

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Samantha Barks & Jonathan Bailey star in The Last Five Year at St James by Press Releases

Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown will helm a new London production of his acclaimed musical The Last Five Years, playing at St. James Theatre from Friday 27 October 20…

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VIDEO: Would Anna Kendrick Play Elphaba in WICKED? The Actress Responds by TV News Desk

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, a caller asked guest Anna Kendrick when she will star in another musical and whether or not she had been in talks to play 'Janet' in FOX's upcoming r…

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Fuse Theater Review: “Driving Miss Daisy” — Bypassing the Deeper Resonance by Jim Kates

This production of Driving Miss Daisy isn't about conflict and irresolution, but sentimental reassurance.

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#TCG16 Plenary 1: Standing Ground by American Theatre Editors

An award for John O'Neal and a stirring keynote from Anna Deveare Smith began the conference at the intersection of civil rights and theatre.

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Production news round-up: June 15 to 21 by Georgia Snow

Plays The Railway Children is to close on January 8, 2017, after a run of two years at the King’s Cross Theatre.

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/24; Pre-Broadway THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago, SPRING AWAKENING in Orland by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Connecticut, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include A CHORUS …

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Tony Law: ‘The Brothers Karamazov made me laugh like a spoon’ by Rachel Aroesti

From Bill Murray to The Day Today, the comedian reveals the things he finds funniestSean Lock at the Edinburgh fringe in 2002. Pure funny bones – instinctual. Every bit he did was a surpri…

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Five of the best... theatre shows by Lyn Gardner

Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour | The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk | Matilda The Musical | Cuttin’ It | The AlchemistHeading to the National Theatre in August, Lee Hall’s adaptation of Alan …

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Three of the best... dance performances this week by Judith Mackrell

Natalia Osipova | Rosas: Fase, Four Movements To The Music Of Steve Reich | Ballet CentralThe brilliantly unpredictable Russian ballerina is partnered by the equally maverick Sergei Polunin …

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Standup is an unpretentious art but too often it's anti-intellectual too by Brian Logan

Comedians tend to apologise for making any highbrow references in their material. I wish more felt at ease quoting poetry like Liam WilliamsI’ve been listening to Liam Williams’s recent …

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Fringe peek at Art Luby’s play about jazz saxophonist Paul Gonsalves by Guest Writer

Close to forty four years ago the Duke Ellington Orchestra made an appearance in Rhode Island on a bleak November evening. I was attending a nearby college and was able to persuade several f…

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Dear West End Producer: Should I choose a panto I have been asked to do – or a West End show I applied for but may not get? by @westendproducer

@westendproducer I have to choose between a panto that I have been asked to do and a West End show I applied

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Macbeth, Shakespeare's Globe, review: Thrilling with riveting performances, this is the Globe at its best by David Lister, David Lister

For David Lister, the performance of the night comes from 'underrated' actress Tara Fitzgerald

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Henry V at Regent’s Park, Open Air Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Shakespeare’s play is brought to life as part of the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s season, where it continues until 9 July 2016. The production is directed by Robert Hastie and star…

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Provocative Cabaret Artist, Kim David Smith Brings His ‘Morphium Kabarett’ Back to Pangea by #cota

On Monday, June 27 provocative cabaret artist, Kim David Smith will continue his residency at Pangea with “Morphium Kabarett” at 7pm. Named for the sensual, Spoliansky-penned waltz (famo…

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Fuse News: “The Boston Globe” and WGBH Pull the Plug on Summer Arts Weekend by Arts Fuse Editor

“It was an amazing event and it was a blow to lose it. Free outdoor events that give people access to the arts are a rarity,” By Noah Schaffer The Summer Arts Weekend is no more.…

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Edward Bennett and Lisa Dillon Lead RSC's MUCH ADO and LOVE'S LABOURS LOST London Transfer by Marianka Swain

The RSC's hugely acclaimed 2014 pairing ofLove's Labour's LostandMuch Ado About NothingorLove's Labour's Won arrives in London this Christmas, following runs at Chichester Festival Theatre a…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL by Marianka Swain

Rehearsal images have been released for EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - LIFE THROUGH A LENS, which features David AlburyJimmy,Natalie AndersonTara,Andy BarkeEnsemble,Rhiannon DuncanLustEnsemble,Zeph …

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Bravery of Rochdale girls told in BBC drama writes BAZ BAMIGBOYE

A new television drama about how men in Rochdale sexually abused vulnerable teenage girls over a ten-year period will begin filming next week.

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Topsy-turvy tale of a doomed love affair

Samantha Barks and Jonathan Bailey — two of our most talented young actors — will be exploring the shifting sands of love in a radical way in the musical The Last Five Years.

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Sister act: Abby Mueller has star turn in national tour of 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical' by Margaret Gray

To star in a national tour of the Broadway hit "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical," which opens this weekend at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, is to brave comparisons not only to King h…

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Treasure in a little tin box by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review a Massachusetts revival of Fiorello! Here’s an excerpt. * * * What makes a musical revivable? The mere fact that it was a hit on Broadway once upo…

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Daniel Radcliffe: ‘Brexit Is Really Scary’ by Jada Yuan

Polls have closed in the U.K. on Brexit, the movement for Britain to leave the European Union, with the results still too close to call, but if you were curious how England's most famous boy…

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Method behind the madness at East 15? by Thomas Hescott

If you have ever worked at East 15, or with an East 15 actor, you will have probably heard the words ‘living

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Jason Robert Brown to direct Samantha Barks in The Last Five Years by Matthew Hemley

Jason Robert Brown is to direct his own musical The Last Five Years, starring Samantha Barks and Jonathan Bailey. The show will

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Theatre News: What's in my dressing room? - Joseph Ayre

We go behind the scenes with the star of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

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Review: Jenůfa (London Coliseum)

ENO revives one of its greatest successes to close a troubled season in triumph

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Theatre News: Casting announced for RSC's Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing

Lisa Dillon and Edward Bennett will reprise their roles form the 2014 productions

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Video: 90 Seconds With: The Two Gentlemen of Verona director Nick Bagnall

We find out how Bagnall's production differs from all the rest and what he thinks he's learnt in rehearsal

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Joan Rivers' silver dog bowl fetches $14,000 in New York by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Tiffany bowl, engraved with name of her terrier Spike, sells for 30 times estimate at auction of late comedian’s possessionsA silver dog bowl from which Joan Rivers’ terrier once lapped …

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Broadway AM Report, 6/24/2016 - BRIGHT STAR and THE KING AND I Close and More! by Jessica Khan

This weekend's big news Goodspeed's starry new take on BYE BYE BIRDIE begins tonight, plus it's your last chance to see Broadway'sBRIGHT STAR and THE KING AND I before they close Sunday

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BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Manchester’s Royal Exchange smashes box office record with new season by David Hutchison

Ticket sales for a new line-up of shows at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester have broken previous records, becoming the venue’s

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THE ALCHEMIST – Rose Playhouse by Laura Kressly

Though The Alchemist can be considered Ben Jonson’s best play, it doesn’t get staged often. The slapstick comedy satirising a cross section of Jacobean society is swift, easy to follow a…

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Photos: Rockettes’ New York Spectacular Opening Night by Jk Clarke

  Thursday night, June 23, world famous Radio City Music Hall was abuzz with the opening of the 2016 New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. The show features the legend…

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Almanac: Dorothy Gilman on love by Terry Teachout

“It was extraordinary how fond she had become of this man, thought Mrs. Pollifax, and she reflected upon how few persons there were with whom she felt an instinctive rapport. There was nev…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Arts leaders call for unity following ‘catastrophic’ EU referendum result by David Hutchison

Theatre and the arts have been endangered following the UK’s decision to exit the European Union, according to leading campaigners. Doubts have

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Theater Openings in Denver metro area beginning June 24, 2016 by The Denver Post

A list of theater openings in the Denver metro area beginning June 24, 2016.

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Brexit: what does it mean for the arts? by Georgia Snow

The UK cultural sector could face restricted access to European funding and depleted talent pools as a result of Britain’s withdrawal from

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Burt Bacharach's PROMISES, PROMISES Returns to London in 2017 by Marianka Swain

PROMISES, PROMISES, the hit Broadway musical based on the multi Oscar-winning 1960 film The Apartment, with music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David and book by Neil Simon, is to get its…

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Bradley Hemmings: ‘People love the spectacle and surprise of outdoor theatre’ by Mark Shenton

For 21 years, Bradley Hemmings has presided over the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival. “We’re on the crest of a rising tide

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, June 24, 2016 by James Marino

Listen: #Shuffle Along and #AAIP to Close & @RottenBroadway finds New Bard in @WillChaseMe “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top the…

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National Campaign for the Arts Chair Samuel West Warns of Challenges Following Brexit by Marianka Swain

Following the narrowReferendum decision to leave the EU, the Chair of the National Campaign for the Arts NCA, actor and director Samuel West, has warned of dangers for the arts and audiences…

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Theatre News: Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme to be performed at Somme battlefield

Frank McGuiness' play will be part of official commemorations for the Battle of the Somme

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Theatre News: Promises, Promises to return to London after 48 years

The production, which features music from Burt Bacharach, and will run at Southwark Playhouse from January

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Broadway Shock: Shuffle Along Closing July 24 When Audra McDonald Exits by Roger Friedman

Big news and a surprise. SHUFFLE ALONG is closing on July 24. This is huge because it’s the latest blow. See my Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

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Theatre News: Samantha Barks to star in The Last Five Years at St James Theatre

Jason Robert Brown will direct the Les Mis star alongside Jonathan Bailey

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Review: Barbu (London Wonderground)

After La Soirée and Limbo, the latest circus troupe in the Spiegeltent feels trite and underwhelming

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

If_Was_ by Arts Review

Delve into the fanciful and illusory worlds of two extraordinary choreographers, Stephanie Lake and Ross McCormack in Dancenorth’s most recent double bill, If _ Was _ at The Substation fr…

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Looking For Some Nonprofit Compensation Resources? by Drew McManus

Figuring out your value as an arts manager is difficult in a field where budgets vary almost as much as the process boards use to determine compensation policies. Fortunately, it doesn’…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Best Bets: Selena Gomez, Forest Park 140th Anniversary, Haunted America Conference and more by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Missouri History Museum takes a drive along Historic Route 66 by Jim Winnerman • Special To Go! Magazine

A drive along Historic Route 66 is a passage into the past.

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Tap dancers give Muny's '42nd Street' its heartfelt power by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director/choreographer Denis Jones returns to an old love at the Muny.

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37th PrideFest honors lost lives, celebrates LGBT progress by Noah Jodice St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The three-day event downtown kicks off with a movie night and dance party.

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Illinois woman sues Fox Theatre over lack of captioned performances by Robert Patrick St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Suit says the Fabulous Fox refuses to provide captioning for performances.

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That time lesbians and religious sacrilege scandalized Broadway by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Broadway’s biggest scandals now revolve around sky-high ticket prices and stars forgetting their lines. Oh, for the days when the vice squad stepped in! That’s exactly what happened …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mumford & Sons Take Risks With New Music: Reviews by Mark Beech

Red Hot Chili Peppers and Mumford & Sons are both moving on. They are two of the most prominent examples of a 2016 musical trend: established acts, with critical and commercial success, …

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Kylie On Stage by Arts Review

In an international first, a major new exhibition celebrating magical moments from Kylie Minogue’s highly successful concert tours, Kylie On Stage will open at Arts Centre Melbourne in …

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Richard Jordan: Economic hardship creates fertile soil for artists by Richard Jordan

Last week, Canada’s annual 10-day Magnetic North Festival celebrating the best of Canadian arts concluded for 2016. Each year, Magnetic North takes place

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Mark Shenton’s top venues: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Mark Shenton

There are few things I simultaneously look forward to and dread than my annual summer theatre visits to Regent’s Park. I look

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Richard Jordan: Economic depravity creates fertile soil for artists by Richard Jordan

Last week Canada’s annual 10-day Magnetic North Festival celebrating the best of Canadian arts concluded for 2016. Each year, Magnetic North takes place

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Finally, the Rockettes summer show is actually spectacular by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Call it “The Miracle on 50th Street.” Radio City Music Hall has been trying hard to give its precision-dance troupe, the Rockettes, something to do beyond Christmas — with little luck.…

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #19: ‘Ready to Serve: Unknown Stories of WWI Nurses’ by Robin Fox by Guest Author

Ellouise Schoettler is very excited to be returning to Cap Fringe 2016, for the seventh year. This year she is performing the premiere of Ready to Serve at Caos on F. Ready to Serve: Unknown…

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Theatre Review: ‘Riverdance’ at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts by Brian Bochicchio

Yes, they stomped by again. If you were within hailing distance of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna you likely may have heard the syncopated cacophony that is the da…

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Goodspeed's Fresh Take on BYE BYE BIRDIE Begins Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The exuberant cast of BYE BYE BIRDIE will 'spread sunshine all over the place' in this summertime sensation directed by Jenn Thompson.

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Why Joey King Stole Liam Hemsworth's Car by Young Hollywood

Why Joey King Stole Liam Hemsworth's Car The charming and talented Joey King returns to the YH Studio to scoop us on her experience appearing in the blockbuster 'Independence Day: Resurgence…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Last weekend of Melbourne Cabaret Festival by Anne-Marie Peard

It’s Melbourne’s coldest day for the year, so what’s better than some super hot cabaret? Melbourne Cabaret Festival finishes on Sunday 26 June, which means you can still easily see six…

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Adam Garcia splashes out of Singin’ in the Rain by Arts Review

Currently playing at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre before transferring to the Sydney Lyric in early July, the Australian production of Singin’ in the Rain has announced the w…

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Christopher Jackson and Freestyle Love Supreme in TheaterMania's Kitchen

The Hamilton Tony nominee and more members of Lin-Manuel Miranda's performance group rap about the beautiful warm weather.

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Theater News: Goodspeed Musicals Ready to Sing Bye Bye Birdie

The Elvis-inspired musical begins this evening.

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Special Reports: 5 Songs From New Musicals You Should Hear Right Now

NYMF is back with a slate of brand-spanking-new musicals.

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On the Couch with William Elm by Arts Review

Who is William Elm? A composer, musician, performer, multi-instrumentalist, busker, artist… He is an accordion aficionado and an avid tea drinker. What would you do differently to what…

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Broadway Actors Star in Muny 42nd Street, Beginning Tonight by Andrew Gans

The classic musical plays the St. Louis venue through June 30.

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Goodspeed’s Bye Bye Birdie Begins Today by Olivia Clement

Janet Dacal and George Merrick star in the 1960’s-set, Elvis-inspired musical.

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Vassar's Powerhouse Season Kicks Off Today by Olivia Clement

The annual summer program features a host of new works by José Rivera, John Patrick Shanley, Taylor Mac, Josh Radnor and more.

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Alexander Hamilton Exhibit Unveiled at New York Public Library Today by Robert Viagas

The six-month Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel opens June 24 and is free to the public.

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“Shut Up and Dance”—Making the Music Video by Ruthie Fierberg

This aspiring choreographer reveals his process behind creating a new story to the song everyone has in their head.

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How Today’s LGBTQ Youth Programs Will Be the Armor for Tomorrow’s Equality Fight by Alex Rubin

From gender-blind casting to unlimited outlets of expression, theatre changes the lives of LGBTQ youth and generations to come.

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