Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

The Eka Trio: ‘O’ by Artsjournal1

The young Scandinavians of the Eka Trio combine the relaxed sensuosity of trends in Nordic music with their underlying commitment to the adventurousness that goes to the heart of jazz. – D…

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Farewell, Transparency? Sotheby’s Plans to Go Private (plus a possible glitch) by Artsjournal1

This flight from public accountability will deal a knockout blow to whatever transparency remains in “willing buyer-willing seller” auction transactions. Adieu, fair market value. – Le…

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Shades of Meaning by Artsjournal1

At the CircuitWest Showcase in Perth, Australia, I discussed with artists, producers, and presenters the issues around community engagement in a state (Western Australia) where, outside the …

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Soprano Measha Brueggergosman Hospitalized, Awaiting Emergency Heart Surgery by Artsjournal1

As she posted on Facebook, “Nearly ten years to the day of my aorta exploding, I woke up in Calgary on the day I was meant to fly home to Nova Scotia” — for her father’s funeral, no …

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Saved By A Donor, Australia’s Top Professional Vocal Ensemble Emerges From Bankruptcy by Artsjournal1

In May, The Song Company suddenly announced that it was ceasing business and beginning the bankruptcy process called in Australia Voluntary Administration. Then, in early June, the ensemble…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Broadway play To Kill A Mockingbird set to transfer to London's West End in 2020

Aaron Sorkin's Tony Award-nominated production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is set to receive its West End premiere at the Gielgud Theatre in London next year, it has been conf…

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‘The myth of the superwoman is alive and kicking’: Director Karena Johnson on the creation of new tale of motherhood & sacrifice Chasing Rainb by Featured Content

How did a chance meeting on a plane lead to a new production about a female astronaut writing to her daughter from space? Director Karena Johnson tells us about the inspiration behind Chasin…

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Today's top stories: Freestyle Love Supreme and Girl From The North Country are heading to Broadway, and more!

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Photo Coverage: Vanessa Carlton Previews Her Upcoming Broadway Debut in BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

Three-time Grammy Award® nominated singersongwriter Vanessa Carlton will make her Broadway debut this summer as Carole King in the hit musical Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Carlton w…

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The Light in the Piazza, RFH review - Broadway musical looks good and sounds even better by Matt Wolf

Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron align in starry London debut for six-time Tony-winner A Broadway show as melodically haunting and sophisticated as it is niche, The Light in the Piazza has t…

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‘A comforting reminder that we’re all suffering together’: EXCEPTIONAL PROMISE – Bush Theatre by Laura Kressly

The relaxed vibe of Exceptional Promise that encourages audience reaction is hugely refreshing, especially as the topic is one that unites people against a common evil.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Courtyard Theatre criticised for late payments, ‘filthy’ conditions and aggressive behaviour by Giverny Masso

East London venue the Courtyard has come under fire from a series of theatremakers claiming to have experienced issues including non-payment, unprofessionalism,

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Sweeney Todd creative team reunite for reopening of London’s Boulevard Theatre by Giverny Masso

The creative team behind the 2015 pop-up pie shop production of Sweeney Todd are reuniting for the opening show of the newly

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Newly Restored Boulevard Theatre Will Open With Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet by Andrew Gans

The London venue will open in October.

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Myleene Klass cast as The Narrator in the West End return of Where Is Peter Rabbit?

After a sold-out Easter season back in April, Where is Peter Rabbit? is set to return to London's West End for a highly anticipated summer encore at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The belove…

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Can a Kung Fu Musical Get (Way) Off the Ground? by Devin Yalkin, Reggie Ugwu and Mohamed Sadek

“Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise,” the unlikely offspring of a Chinese-American opera impresario and the writers of “Kung Fu Panda” — with songs by Sia — aims to show just how high th…

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It all started with a jingle: Therese Ramstedt on creating new Medea-inspired production Fall Prettier by Featured Content

What reasons might there be for a perfectly sane and strong woman to take her children's lives? That's the question, that grew out of studying Medea, that sparked Fall Prettier, the glittery…

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Photo Coverage: Inside the 2019 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Reception

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals announced the winners of the 9th Annual Off Broadw…

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‘Lucie Jones is second to none’: WAITRESS – West End ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Three new cast members have joined the Waitress diner at the Adelphi Theatre to form the second West End cast.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Light in the Piazza review at Royal Festival Hall, London – ‘Renée Fleming is sublime’ by Tim Bano

Maybe the reason it’s taken 15 years for Adam Guettel’s multiple Tony award-winning show to make it to London is because it’s

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed off-Broadway run, Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced a Broadway engagement of Freestyle Love Supreme, the high-energy show that blends hip-hop, improvisational th…

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Editor’s View: ATG boss is right – audiences deserve better by Alistair Smith

Mark Cornell’s forceful words about audience experience mark a welcome intervention from the Ambassador Theatre Group boss. Since joining as ATG chief

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ Is Coming to Broadway by Michael Paulson

The improv show will begin a 16-week run in September.

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Lynette Linton: ‘This is what I always wanted, it’s all I have ever wanted’ by Sam Marlowe

Director and playwright Lynette Linton stepped into Madani Younis shoes as artistic director of the Bush last year. She tells Sam Marlowe

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Education vs Learning by Joe Patti

Seth Godin had a post recently where he made the distinction between education and learning. The way he differentiated the two was that education is  based in compliance and authority–you…

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When Kathleen Turner Brought Maggie the Cat Back to Broadway by Harry Haun

In honor of the Tony and Oscar nominee's birthday, we look back at a 1990 interview about starring in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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David Benedict: What’s in name? The key to a box office hit… by David Benedict

It was songwriter Irving Berlin who, in 1946 for his Annie Get Your Gun, taught the world that: “There’s no business like

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Chief Executive Officer, YR Media by Artsjournal

YR Media seeks a Chief Executive Officer to lead a unique, state-of-the-art multi-media organization that is building a network of young adults across the country to change the face of publi…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Ruthie Henshall by Arts Review

Who is Ruthie Henshall? Whoever you need her to be! What would you do differently to what you do now? If I wasn’t an actress, I’d be a midwife! Who inspires you and why? Julie Walters. H…

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FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME To Land On Broadway This Fall!

Lin-Manuel Miranda announced live on Jimmy Fallon tonight that freestyle love supreme, the hip-hop, improv, live music experience from Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale,…

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Full cast announced for the award winning musical The Beautiful Game by Arts Review

Manilla Street Productions has announced the complete cast of 24 actors who have been chosen for the Australian premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s award winning mu…

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Freestyle Love Supreme announces Broadway run this fall by Caitlin Huston

Freestyle Love Supreme is coming to Broadway this fall. The freestyle-improv comedy group will play a limited engagement at the Booth Theatre beginning Sept. 13, 2019 and ending Jan. 5, 2020…

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Madonna and Springsteen — born to run a new business model?

Stars are moving into theatres, and pointing a possible wayto the future of live music

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Winnipeg General Strike inspires a movie musical love story Stand by Kelly Geraldine Malone - The Canadian Press

Movie musical personalizes the sacrifices of immigrants and labour leaders in Winnipeg, some of whom died and several of whom were arrested in a police crackdown.

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