Monday, October 14, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Boris Johnson’s Government Proposes £250 Million In Culture Infrastructure Support by Artsjournal

The bulk of the new fund is being directed towards “major infrastructure and maintenance work at local and regional museums” and capital and technology upgrades at public libraries. – …

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MoMA’s Opportunity To Tell New Stories by Artsjournal

Peter Schjeldahl: “The renovation is a big deal for the global art world, and certainly for New York. It runs up against problems old and new. Generously enlarged quarters will only margin…

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Disney+ Announces Featured Content, Including MARY POPPINS, THE LITTLE MERMAID & More!

Today, The Walt Disney Company announced its full slate of movies and television series that will be featured on its new streaming service, Disney+.

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Read Reviews for Los Angeles Opera’s The Light in the Piazza by Dan Meyer

Plus, watch highlights from the musical, starring Renée Fleming, Dove Cameron, and Brian Stokes Mitchell, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

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Two Weeks Left To Nominate For The 2019 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, Presented by TodayTix!

There's just two weeks left to submit nominations for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included, honor…

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Can You Name These Past Roles Played by The Rose Tattoo Star Marissa Tomei? by Nathan Skethway

The Academy Award winner stars in the Tennessee Williams revival from Roundabout Theatre Company, which opens on Broadway October 15.

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Broadway Playwright and SAVED BY THE BELL Creator Sam Bobrick Passes Away at 87

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that author, playwright, television writer, and lyricist, Sam Bobrick, best known for creating the television series Saved By the Bell, has passed away af…

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“An American in Paris” Touches Down in Westchester County by Philip

How long after seeing some musicals does it take to get a song out of your head? I’m stuck with “NYC” a full week after every “Annie,” and “Goodbye to blueberry pie” after “G…

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VIDEO: Celebrate Columbus Day With LITTLE WOMEN Performances Singing 'Christopher Columbus'

We're celebrating Columbus Day with a special compilation of Little Women's iconic song 'Astonishing.' Check out the video to see a wide variety of performances of the song's lyric 'Christ…

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Streaming Wars: Challenging The Binge-TV Model by Artsjournal

“Having had roughly six years to figure out how to best attract TV viewers trained to feast on content, none of the streaming services set to debut between now and next spring will be excl…

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Hong Kong Has A New Protest Song Anthem by Artsjournal

The orchestra wear hard hats and gas masks, the choir emerges from a swirl of tear gas-like smoke, and as the music swells, cutaway shots show crowds thousands-strong marching through the st…

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Should People Have The Legal Right to Change Their Age? by Artsjournal

If chronological age doesn’t matter, as I have argued, then people should be allowed to change this ‘age’ in their IDs to match their biological rather than their chronological age. …

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Death gets duped in Latino folk tale by Bay Area Theatre Company by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

In time for Day of the Dead celebrations, Bay Area Theatre Co. presents 'Death and the Artist' in San Francisco.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Readers Respond to Cell Phone Use in the Theatre

We asked, and you answered! In her exclusive BroadwayWorld column, Industry Editor Cara Joy David delved into the the evolution of cell phone use in the theatre, from the backlash against Je…

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VIDEO: Current Broadway Star Derren Brown Performs on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Mentalist Derren Brown, who currently stars on Broadway in Derren Brown: Secret, stopped by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Monday to demonstrate some mind-blowing tricks with Kelly Ripa and …

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VIDEO: Meet the New Cast of the WAITRESS National Tour

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, the National Touring Production of WAITRESS, is getting ready to hit the road, beginning previews in Boise, ID at the Morrison Center before premiering i…

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For Sondheim, Raúl Esparza Protects His Voice. For ‘Seared,’ His Fingers. by Amelia Nierenberg

The actor, best known for “Company” and “Law & Order,” cooks, chops and sautés onstage as a finicky chef in Theresa Rebeck’s play.

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First Look at Rent Tony Nominee Adam Pascal as Harold Hill in The Music Man by Andrew Gans

Casting is complete for the Meredith Willson musical that begins performances October 18 in Thousand Oaks, California.

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IMPRESSIONS: Dance Heginbotham's "Herz Schmerz" at Baryshnikov Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Dance Heginbotham's "Herz Schmerz" at Baryshnikov Arts Center, "More significantly, the performers in this piece gently squeeze their own flesh as if assessing their physica…

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IMPRESSIONS: Kathryn Posin Dance Company at the 92Y’s DIG DANCE — "Evolution," "Triple Sextet," and "Memoir" by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Kathryn Posin Dance Company at the 92Y’s DIG DANCE Evolution, Triple Sextet, Memoir : "Posin and the dancers deserve credit for carrying out the more experimental shapes in…

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A Lillias White Christmas to Play The Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning actor returns with an all-new show for the holidays.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Kareem Abdul-Jabaar: Between High Culture And Low Culture by Artsjournal

There’s a difference between the two, for sure. But a Marvel movie is marvelous art, and high art helps us appreciate it. – The Hollywood Reporter

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Have The Movies Gotten Too Loud? by Artsjournal

Many filmgoers say they believe sound levels have been crawling up the decibel scale, and not just for the adverts and trailers. Several sufferers also argued that a lack of balanced setting…

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Are You One Of Those Who Has Strong Feelings About Semi-colons? by Artsjournal

Punctuation – and especially semicolon use – is more art than science, in other words. – Times Literary Supplement

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Dance Company From Barcelona Denied Entry To US For LA Dance Festival by Artsjournal

The company, Perra da Nadie, released a statement: “Marta and 3 gentlemen who accompany her on this tour, flew from Barcelona with an overlay in Seattle where we were denied access to ente…

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“Fortnite” Season Ten Ends In Destruction: Video Games (And Storytelling) Will Never Be The Same Again by Artsjournal

In the game’s final moments on Sunday evening, a giant explosion took place, sucking the world into a black vortex, leaving players stunned and confused. Brilliantly, Epic took the explosi…

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The Nobel Literature Prize Has Lost Its Way by Artsjournal

Once the ultimate arbiter of great literature, it has struggled to remain relevant at a time of cultural fragmentation. It could not continue on its historical course—awarding unknown Euro…

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Why Theatre In Los Angeles Is Missing Its Potential by Artsjournal

Charles McNulty: “What is the distinctive stamp of L.A. theater? In posing this question to myself, I find my answer to be dismayingly similar to what I would have said when I moved to Los…

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‘The Pout-Pout Fish’ Review: A Grouch Gets Back in the Swim by Laurel Graeber

TheaterWorksUSA has brought a best-selling children’s book series to the stage in a bubbly, puppet-filled musical.

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‘The White Chip’ Review: Day-Drunk and Careening Toward Rock Bottom by Laura Collins-Hughes

In Sean Daniels’s grim autobiographical comedy, a charming stage director tries, and tries again, to sober up.

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Tony Winner Idina Menzel Will Offer East Coast Holiday Concerts by Andrew Gans

The upcoming concerts will follow the release of Menzel’s Christmas: A Season of Love album.

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Documentary Reveals The Depth And Complexity Of Opera Star Maria Callas by Lloyd Schwartz

Maria by Callas weaves together performance clips, home movies, interviews and poignant diary excepts to present an intimate portrait of the singer in her own words.

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HAMILTON's Miguel Cervantes and Family Mourn Passing of Three Year-Old Daughter, Adelaide

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Miguel Cervantes, who plays Alexander Hamilton in Chicago's Hamilton, and his wife, Kelly,  have confirmed the death of their three-year-old da…

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Review Roundup: Renee Fleming, Dove Cameron, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More in THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

L.A. Opera presents The Light in the Piazza!Renée Fleming and Emmy winner Dove Cameron star as Margaret and Clara Johnson, two American tourists in Italy. Their grand vacation plans take an…

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Listen to Season 2 Teaser for Daphne Rubin-Vega’s The Horror of Dolores Roach Podcast by Adam Hetrick

Based on the Off-Broadway solo play Empanada Loca, the podcast returns for its second season October 16.

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Santino Fontana!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz about Judy Collins' 1967 album 'Wildflowers.' They also discuss Joni Mi…

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TodayTix Launches Lottery for BEETLEJUICE Black & White Ball 

Entry to the Netherworld has reopened for more fans of the strange and unusual through TodayTix digital lottery. TodayTix Presents, the new live events series from TodayTix, is offering a …

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The Royal Ballet pays tribute to Merce Cunningham at the Linbury Studio Theatre, London

This well-chosen programme honoured the choreographer’s centenary

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 14th - BEETLEJUICE and SLAVE PLAY Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (4.17%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.44%), Mean Girls (1.47%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (1.40%) and Moulin Rouge (0.81%). The to…

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Josh Groban's Radio City Residency Adds Additional Show Due To Demand

Due to overwhelming demand, the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) has announced an additional show for Josh Groban's forthcoming residency at New York's iconic Radio City Music Hall. The …

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The Cunning Little Vixen review at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff – ‘witty, poignant and timely’ by Steph Power

Janacek was approaching 70 when he composed The Cunning Little Vixen, yet the opera brims with youthful vigour, optimism and music-dramatic innovation.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Horoscope: Which Broadway Best Friend Are You? by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Find out which musical theatre best friend you are according to your astrological sign.

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André De Shields to Receive SAGE Lifetime Achievement Award by Adam Hetrick

The Hadestown Tony Award winner will be honored alongside Emmy winner Leslie Jordan at the SAGE Awards & Gala later this month.

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5 Musicals Announced for North Shore Music Theatre’s 2020 Summer Season, Including The Wind in the Willows by Andrew Gans

The upcoming season will launch in June 2020 with the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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VIDEO: SPRING AWAKENING's Wonza Johnson Takes Over Instagram!

All shall know the wonder because Wonza Johnson took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this weekend at Theatre Under the Stars' production of Spring Awakening! So in case you missed …

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Out of Order review – putting the boot into a world ruled by clowns by Kate Wyver

Southbank Centre, LondonOur era of buffoonish leadership is brilliantly skewered in Forced Entertainment’s mimed maelstrom of aggression Sweaty, sad and stupidly funny, Forced Entertainmen…

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Ten minutes to face the apocalypse! A dance-off for dark times by Lyndsey Winship

The finalists of Boris Charmatz’s Danse Élargie competition squared up to today’s doom and gloom There are questions about the validity of scoring art (hey, some of us have made a livin…

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Prologue Theatre’s ‘Dog Sees God’ Guaranteed to Get You Talking  by Julie Janson

Now in its second season, Prologue Theatre’s mission is simple: They want to start conversations. They will undoubtedly accomplish this with their take on Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Te…

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‘Linda Vista’: Tracy Letts returns to Broadway as playwright with ‘inspired’ and ‘ruthless’ drama by David Buchanan

Although a familiar face to Broadway audiences of late as an actor, Tracy Letts (he starred in a Tony-nominated revival of “All My Sons” last season) has not had one of his plays here in…

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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The Panopticon review at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘a striking performance’ by David Pollock

There’s great ambition in Jenni Fagan’s adaptation of her acclaimed 2012 novel, about a young woman growing up in the care system,

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LOVE IN KILNERRY Premieres at San Diego International Film Festival and New Hampshire Film Festival by Broadwayworld.com

Cast includes...James Patrick Nelson, Roger Hendricks Simon, Broadway's Lawrence Leritz, Jeremy Fernandez, Debargo Sanyal, Leon Morgan, Nathan Wallace, Bari Hyman and Addison LeMay.

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How David Hockney Self-Promoted Himself Into The Art World When He Was Young by Artsjournal2

Hockney, as a brash young artist in the 1960s, made some bold moves. “In the previously unknown letter, scrawled by Hockney while he was studying at the Royal College of Art in London, the…

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The Details Reflected In Our Eyes In Smartphone Photos Can Tell Everyone Where We Are, Where We Live, And More by Artsjournal2

Scary: “A Japanese man was arrested for reportedly stalking a pop star and attacking and groping her at her home, according to Japanese news organization NHK. Allegedly, this man found t…

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How A Group Of Artists Created A ‘Breakout Fall’ For Themselves In Detroit by Artsjournal2

The Vanguard Artists Collective is “a tight-knit group of like-minded members of the creative class looking to push each other in their artistic practice while nurturing the next generatio…

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Another Book Award Changes Its Name (This One Due To A Murder-Suicide) by Artsjournal2

Originally the James Tiptree Jr. Literary Award was meant to give encouragement to writers with new or creative thinking about gender, but the award’s focus has changed – and now the awa…

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Robert Forster, Oscar Nominee For ‘Jackie Brown,’ Has Died At 78 by Artsjournal2

Forster started strong but faded and had a hard time finding work for decades. But “the drought ended with a chance encounter with Tarantino at a West Hollywood coffee shop where Forster r…

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An Artist Figures Out Why Mathematicians Just Can’t Quit Their Blackboards by Artsjournal2

Photographer Jessica Wynne: “When I was talking to [mathematicians] about their work, I realised that their thought process and what they do is extremely creative – and I never really th…

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A Crash Course In Hitler Satire by Artsjournal2

Taika Waititi’s new movie Jojo Rabbit is far from the first movie to satirize the genocidal leader. But many people object to the movie on pure concept. “Is it right to make comedy of a …

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What Does It Mean To Be An Audience, And How Does An Arts Institution ‘Develop’ It? by Artsjournal2

The idea of audience development as a solution has taken over everything in arts organizations, but there’s more to it, at least from the audience side. “Being an audience member means b…

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Beth Leavel's Unforgettable 42nd Street Mishap by Adam Hetrick

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his New Orleans concert with Beth Leavel, plus some of his favorite Elaine Stritch tales.

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Heroes of the Fourth Turning by Darryl Reilly

Numb from two straight-through hours of far-right speechifying emoted in perpetual semi-darkness, the audience at "Heroes of the Fourth Turning" then endures a ghastly aria of despair by a L…

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The Great Society - Misfires with a disappointing Brian Cox as LBJ by Oscar E. Moore

The production is too big. Too loud. Too academic. With little emotion. Or humor. It becomes a play about exits and entrances between the avalanche of details and facts.

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Review: Crystal Creek Motel from Flying V Theatre by John Bavoso

Hotels rooms are one of those things we largely take for granted but are rich fodder for those of us with overactive imaginations who consistently wonder about the other people who have prev…

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Cardiff’s New Theatre to move from council control to independent operator by Giverny Masso

Cardiff’s New Theatre is set to be taken over by an independent operator as part of a bid to save the council

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THE GREAT SOCIETY – LBJ part 2 – Politics as usual by Oscar E Moore

  Just the facts, Ma’am.  Just the facts.  A misquoted phrase from the 1950’s TV show Dragnet that swept the nation, is unfortunately what playwright Robert Schenkkan delivers in his …

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Adorable Overload! The Broadway Stars of Best in Shows Share Their Pet Selfies

Your Monday could use a dose of adorable pet selfies from the Broadway stars participating in The Humane Society's Best in Shows.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Check Out Production Photos of Once With 3-D Theatricals by Marc J. Franklin

The production of the Tony-winning musical opened in Cerritos, California, October 12.

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Our Town

A new non-replica production of WICKED is now on stage in Prague. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production, which began performances last month.

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VIDEO: Watch the Season Three Trailer for THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, Featuring 'Perfectly Marvelous' from CABARET

Amazon Prime has released the trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season three, which features the song 'Perfectly Marvelous' from Cabaret!

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Bertie Carvel, Russell Tovey to Star in BECAUSE THE NIGHT for ITV

ITV has commenced filming on Because the Night starring Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel, by Luther creator Neil Cross.

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Watch The Prom’s Isabelle McCalla Sing ‘Holding Out for a Hero’ in Footloose by Dan Meyer

The Walter Bobbie–helmed production closes October 14 at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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Sean Mathias Discusses Upcoming London Revival of His Early Play, A Prayer for Wings by Andrew Gans

The London transfer will begin previews October 30 at the King’s Head Theatre.

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La Cage Aux Folles [The Play] to Make English-Language Debut at Park Theatre by Dan Meyer

The London theatre space will also produce a 10-year anniversary staging of Clybourne Park for its 2020 season.

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Alfre Woodard by Barry Gordin

A Conversation with Alfre Woodard @ Bay Street Theater October 12, 2019: In celebration of one of this year’s most talked about performances for her role in Chinonye Chukwu’s CLEMEN…

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A First Look at The Decline and Fall of the Entire World as Seen Through the Eyes of Cole Porter at York Theatre Company by Nathan Skethway

The York Theatre Company’s Musicals in Mufti production begins Off-Broadway October 12.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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The Height of the Storm by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

What is evident is that Zeller writes tremendous roles for actors. Frank Langella won the Tony Award back in 2016 for the title role of "The Father," and "The Height of the Storm" may well w…

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NEWS: Largest-ever staging of 42nd Street hits 650 cinema screens from 10 Nov by Featured Content

More2Screen has announced the cinema release of the critically acclaimed West End revival of Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble’s 42nd Street, which will be screened in more than 550 cinemas…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Cassidy Freeman

Today's conversation is with Sarah Stiles- currently one of the stars in the critically acclaimed EPIX Original Series GET SHORTY. She was nominated for a Tony for her role as 'Sandy' in the…

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Broadway on TV: Ben Platt, Julie Andrews & More for Week of October 14, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of October 14, 2019!

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What's Playing on Broadway: October 14-20, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for October 14-20.

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FIRST LOOK: Can you dig it? There’s a hole lot going on in these production images from We Dig by Featured Content

They're digging a hole for themselves... but in the most brilliant, theatrical way. Take a look at production images for Emma Frankland's We Dig at Ovalhouse, then book your tickets!

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Josh Groban Adds Third Date for Radio City Music Hall Residency by Andrew Gans

Josh Groban’s Great Big Radio City Show will launch February 14, 2020.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, October 14, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Watch the Season 3 Trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel by Dan Meyer

Emmy winners Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub and more return in the Amazon series December 6.

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Christopher Columbus on Stage: No Respect by New York Theater

In “The Thanksgiving Play,” a satire by Larissa FastHorse that debuted at Playwrights Horizons last year and has become one of the most produced plays throughout the country, Jaxton, the…

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COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets Through June 2020

Tickets for the Tony Award-winning and Olivier Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY, now in its third smash hit year on Broadway, are now on sale for performances through Sunday, June 28, 20…

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Cast Set for Free Broadway’s Future Concert Spotlighting Songs of Anthony Nunziata by Andrew Gans

John Znidarsic produces and hosts the evening.

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Great Performances Presents Third Annual ‘Broadway’s Best’ by Matthew Wexler

Great Performances returns this November to broadcast five new productions including "Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I," "Kiinky Boots" and more. The post Great Performances Presen…

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‘Highly symbolic & moving piece of performance art’: WE DIG – Ovalhouse by Stephanie Ressort

We Dig is part of the Ovalhouse’s final season in the venue’s Oval based building before it is demolished and preparations are made to move to a new home in Brixton in the spring.

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Watch Playbill—The Game Show and Test Your Knowledge of All Things Theatre by Roberto Araujo

Play alongside Beautiful stars Sarah Bockel, Cory Jeacoma, and Gabrielle Elisabeth in this original Playbill series.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Robert Schenkkan: ‘I looked to Shakespeare when I wrote my Lyndon Johnson plays’ by Howard Sherman

The Pulitzer prize-winner wrote his first play about the 36th US president in 2012. He tells Howard Sherman how he went All

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John Giorno, Who Starred In The Andy Warhol Movie ‘Sleep’ And Tried To Move Poetry Off The Page, Has Died At 82 by Artsjournal2

Giorno wanted more for poetry than simply the page, good as that is. He “turned to the world of art and the mechanisms of mass media to shake poetry loose from the page and embed it more d…

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Britain Bets On The Man Booker Prize Shortlist, And Here Are The Odds by Artsjournal2

Margaret Atwood’s new book is running at 2/1, while Ducks, Newburyport is at 6/1, and so forth for the other short-listed books. Put your money where you see fit. – The Observer (UK)

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Your Living Room Is The Stage by Artsjournal2

Well, what the heck: “Agreeing to host an immersive show when not connected to the company is a daring step. The spaces are not – for obvious reasons – designed for it. The host is not…

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Where Is The Missing Leonardo? by Artsjournal2

And will it ever appear again? With less than two weeks to go before the Louvre’s Leonardo exhibition, “there are now serious doubts as to whether the star of the exhibition will be incl…

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The Hollywood Of Utah by Artsjournal2

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is making a lot of movies and TV in Utah. “This year, BYU Broadcasting, which owns BYUtv, is in production on 25 shows including TV movie…

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What To Read When You’re Ready To Burn It All Down by Artsjournal2

If you’re angry and you want to know what to read, remember, books can help you channel it into something less general and more focused. – The Rumpus

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Ang Lee Just Can’t Quit His High Frame-Rate Obsession by Artsjournal2

Uh-oh, Ang Lee, what happened to you? “If you’re wondering why a filmmaker as good as Ang Lee couldn’t, in this case, see the forest for the schlock, the answer may be that Gemini Man,…

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Mischief Theatre’s Groan Ups at the Vaudeville Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Success in theatre rarely comes as swift as it has for Mischief Theatre. Thanks to huge hits The Play That Goes Wrong,

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Review Roundup: Did the Critics Cut Loose at the Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE?

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nomi…

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Cross Currents/Monotones II/Everyone Keeps Me review at Linbury Theatre, London – ‘precision and playfulness’ by Rachel Elderkin

Merce Cunningham is one of the most influential choreographers in modern dance and this Royal Ballet triple bill, part of the company’s

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Rags transfer and Simon Callow’s La Cage aux Folles feature in Park Theatre’s 2020 season by Ruth Comerford

Hope Mill Theatre’s production of Rags the Musical will transfer to the Park Theatre in London as part of its new season,

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On the Arts: Heinz Hall has 2,675 seats. Where should you sit for the best sound at an orchestra concert? by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Next time you’re in Heinz, remember there are acoustic shadows under the balcony, and sometimes the cheap seats are the best in the house.

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The Real-Life Friendship Behind the Dynamic Duo in Aladdin on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

Major Attaway and Clinton Greenspan ask each other their burning questions.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nomi…

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Standing @ Zero: The Lightning Thief's Sam Leicht by JK

This month's featured ensemblist is actually only on the verge of making his Broadway debut. But Sam Leicht from The Lightning Thief is no stranger to the footlights. In addition to being …

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REVIEW: The Watsons, Menier Chocolate Factory London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Laura Wade’s The Watsons at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory This post REVIEW: The Watsons, Menier Choco…

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Poll: Do you think the industry is improving its support for parents and carers? by The Stage

Plans have been unveiled for a mobile childcare service – based in a double-decker bus – which will launch for parents and

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Books that made me by Terry Teachout

Clive James recently filled out the Guardian’s “Books That Made Me” questionnaire. I was so struck by his answers—as well as the questions themselves—that I decided to play along: …

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Cell phones and Slave Play by Terry Teachout

The thirty-ninth episode of Three on the Aisle, the twice-monthly podcast in which Peter Marks, Elisabeth Vincentelli, and I talk about theater in America, is now available on line for list…

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Just because: Janet Baker sings Berlioz by Terry Teachout

Janet Baker sings Berlioz’s “Le spectre de la rose” (from Nuits d’été) with Herbert Blomstedt and the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra in 1972: (This is the latest in a series of a…

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Almanac: Mary Renault on human possibility by Terry Teachout

“It is better to believe in men too rashly, and regret, than believe too meanly.” Mary Renault, The Persian Boy

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‘Funny, cheeky & performed beautifully’: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES – Union Theatre ★★★★ by Luca Molinari

This all-singing all-dancing extravaganza of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a true credit to the timeless classic. The story is fun, it’s funny, it’s cheeky and it’s performed beautifully.

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‘RBG’ Producer to Shine Spotlight on Broadway in New Documentary by Marc Hershberg

The history of Broadway will be heading to the big screen.

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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The Ice Cream Boys review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London – ‘engaging and well acted’ by Rosemary Waugh

Two men meet in a private hospital ward. They have been assigned adjacent rooms and are being looked after by the same

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Sonya Lifschitz by Arts Review

Who is Sonya Lifschitz? A musician, piano maverick, serial collaborator, artistic director, educator, radio personality and arts advocate. She works across many contexts, with repertoire spa…

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The Irishman — Scorsese takes De Niro, Pacino and Pesci to the underworld

Return to the territory of Goodfellas and Casino is an epic and profound dance of good, evil and death

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Wake Up With BWW 10/14: THE WHO'S TOMMY Concert at La Jolla, and More

Today's top stories: La Jolla stages The Who's Tommy concert tonight, and more!

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Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Joe Egg, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Mites, Islander & more by Press Releases

In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 13 October 2019), ranging from Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the sti…

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Heart of St Kilda Concert set to rock the Palais Theatre by Arts Review

A unique concert showcasing some of Australia’s finest live music and comedy performers, Sacred Heart Mission’s Heart of St Kilda Concert is back again with another exciting line-up. Thi…

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Ice Cream Boys review – an ambitious slice of South African history by Michael Billington

Jermyn Street theatre, LondonThis vigorously performed play confronts the country’s past issues with a battle between the disgraced ex-president, Jacob Zuma, and one of his fiercest critic…

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Taikoz: Seven Flowers by Arts Review

For one night only, Taikoz will present the world premiere of their latest work, Seven Flowers – a truly unique combination of spectacular taiko drumming, beautiful song, dynamic movement …

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (October 14-20) by Natasha Tripney

The Panopticon – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh The National Theatre of Scotland brings Jenni Fagan’s novel about a 15-year-old girl in a young

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Stephanie Street: Collective action is a powerful tool in the ongoing fight for diversity by Stephanie Street

This column follows on exactly from one I wrote a month ago. When flagging that Act for Change would be holding an

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Lyn Gardner: Let’s salute parents who support their kids pursuing theatre careers by Lyn Gardner

Let’s hear it for the mums. And the dads. We certainly did at The Stage Debut Awards last month, when winner after

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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David Griggs: Between Nature and Sin by Arts Review

A major survey exhibition of painting, photography and film by leading Australian artist David Griggs has opened at the Bunjil Place Gallery and is on display until 1 December 2019. The exhi…

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Monday, October 14, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Boom Boom in the House of Casa Blah Blah by Peter J Snee

The Rechabite is a shiny new venue born from the forgotten shell of one of Perth’s grand heritage treasures. In its new incarnation, The Rechabite is a multi-level play space that houses P…

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Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: ‘We argue for beauty’

The award-winning architect couple have made a specialism of cultural projects

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Beethoven’s Ode to Joy has been harnessed for good and ill

The choral movement of the composer’s Ninth Symphony has featured in politics and popular culture

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Michael Cerveris, Cheryl Freeman, Alice Ripley Star in The Who's Tommy Staged Concert October 14 by Andrew Gans

Several members of the original Broadway company take part in the concert benefiting La Jolla Playhouse, where the musical debuted.

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Zawe Ashton's For All The Women Who Thought They Were Mad Begins at Soho Rep. by Olivia Clement

The Betrayal star makes her U.S. playwriting debut at the acclaimed downtown theatre.

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James Whiteside's "New American Romance" Premieres At American Ballet Theatre's New Season On Oct 23 by The Dance Enthusiast

American Ballet Theatre will bring James Whiteside’s Vail Dance Festival Commission, "New American Romance," to New York City this Fall on October 23, 25 and 27at the David H. Koch Theat…

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