Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: Louis Cancelmi to Replace David Barbour in Troilus and Cressida at the Delacorte

The free Shakespeare in the Park production casts a new Achilles.

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As You Like It review – bawdy and arboreal fun in the great outdoors by Alfred Hickling

Grosvenor Park Open Air theatre, Chester A spirited ensemble make Shakespeare’s comic journey into the forest a gleeful enterprise, even in the company of his least funny foolTouchstone mu…

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Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Broadway Unplugged, the critically acclaimed concert with 'Sound Design by God' returned to Town Hall for its record-breaking 14th season last night, July 25. The concert starred Tony Award …

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Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixon by Walter McBride

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, Marni Nixon, perhaps best known for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY…

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Inside the World of Aya Aziz by Matthew Wexler

Greek sages once philosophized that “to know thyself is the beginning of wisdom,” which may be true in terms of examining motives of the heart and mind. But how does one come to know one…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Suburbanite Review: "Oslo" by Joseph Cervelli

A behind the scenes look at an historic occasion. Review appears in other Gannett Newspapers.

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Exclusive interview: Colin Spencer, playwright of the first play openly about a homosexual relationship to be staged in Britain by Matilda Battersby, Matilda Battersby

Spitting Image hasn't been performed in 48 years but is due to headline the King's Head Theatre's Queer Season in August

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Catch the Casts of Waitress, Great Comet and Fun Home in Bryant Park Today by Olivia Clement

The free, outdoor concert series continues on the Bryant Park Stage in New York City.

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Theatre News: Linda Nolan and Louise Jameson cast in Rumpy Pumpy!

The musical will open at the Theatre Royal, Windsor before transferring to the Union Theatre

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Up on the Marquee: THE ENCOUNTER by Walter McBride

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play a limited engagement at Broad…

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Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the Schoenfeld by Walter McBride

As BroadwayWorldpreviously reported, on the heels of winning four Tony Awards including Best Play,The Humanswill move into Broadway'sGerald SchoenfeldTheatre 236 West 45th Street to extend i…

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VIDEO: Lady Gaga Featured in All-New AMERICAN HORROR STORY Season 6 Teaser by TV News Desk

Lady Gaga is featured in an all-new teaser video for the highly anticipated sixth season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY. Check it out below along with other sneak peeks from the upcoming season

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International: Is nothing off-limits for young audiences in Scandinavia? by Malin Palmqvist

Last year, my nine-year-old son and I saw Dragon, a co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Tianjin Children’s Art Theatre,

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Unconventional Summer Stars, Including a Helicopter by Michael Paulson, Steven McElroy, Erik Piepenburg and Laura Collins-Hughes

This summer, these four performers will play roles they might not get a chance to tackle otherwise.

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Review: Yes, It’s the Civil War. But ‘Butler’ Has Some Humor. by Ken Jaworowski

This play is part comedy, part historical drama and part biography, as Major General Butler, a Union officer, weighs the fate of escaped slaves.

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Thousands More Tickets to Be Released for West End's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Mark Shenton

Tickets will go on sale August 4 for performances through December 10, 2017.

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Paul Nicholls to star in The Shawshank Redemption tour by Matthew Hemley

Paul Nicholls, Ben Onwukwe and Jack Ellis have been cast in the forthcoming tour of The Shawshank Redemption. The production will open

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Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis And Ben Onwukwe To Star In The 2016 UK Tour Of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION by Edward Baker

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following a hugely successful 2015 tour, Bill Kenwright's production, inspired by the cla…

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250,000 New Seats For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD To Go On Sale 4 August 2016 by Edward Baker

Following rave reviews, Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, announce today that a further 250,000 tickets…

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West End Stars Join The Mayor To Spread The Message That #LondonIsOpen by Edward Baker

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, todaytrod the boards in the capital's West End as world-renowned shows and big international stars lent their support to his campaign to remind the world tha…

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PRINCESS: The Good Girls Gone Bad To Open At LOST Theatre by Edward Baker

'Stuart Saint knows exactly what the show needs, how to do it well, and he's made everyeffort to ensure the show is as fun, energetic, and slick as possible' Grumpy Gay Critic on SaucyStuart…

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Sue Kelvin Takes BETTE MIDLER AND ME On Tour Around The UK by Edward Baker

'When I'm on stage - it's a party' quipped Bette Midler. So join in the fun, and catch West End star and leading lady Sue Kelvin's roller-coaster ride through the Divine Bette Midler's fabul…

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Cast Announced For The Regional Premiere Of MADE IN DAGENHAM by Edward Baker

This autumn, Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul launches his first season at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch with the first ever revival of the hit musical Made in Dagenham. Bringing the West …

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Designer Roger Glossop on staging Beatrix Potter’s stories faithfully by Nick Smurthwaite

The enduring appeal of Beatrix Potter’s animal stories, as well as the author’s 150th anniversary, is celebrated in a new musical at

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International news round-up: July 28 by The Stage

Tickets for pennies POLAND On May 21, public theatres in Poland took part in the second “tickets for pennies” campaign. Last year, the

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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The Plough and the Stars, National Theatre, Lyttelton, review: 'A centenary is not enough to justify this revival' by Holly Williams, Holly Williams

Sean O'Casey's 1926 play tells the story of the Easter Rising, when Irish nationalist rebels were quashed by British army forces in 1916

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kara Lindsay, Nicolas Dromard and More in NCT's MARY POPPINS by Stage Tube

North Carolina Theatre announces the summer production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Leading the cast in her North Carolina Theatre debut is Broadway sensation Kara Lindsa…

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Theatre News: West End stars support Mayor's #LondonIsOpen campaign

Sheridan Smith, Berveley Knight and the cast of Harry Potter are among the stars to show their support

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Learn some new moves, DC, this Saturday on National Dance Day by Lorraine Treanor

Celebrate National Dance Day 2016 with free dance classes and performances this Saturday, July 30 from 1 to 11 pm at The Kennedy Center. Sponsored by The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Found…

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The Plough and the Stars review – tenement tragedy affirms life in the midst of bloodshed by Michael Billington

Lyttelton, LondonThe women are exceptionally strong in this production of O’Casey’s great Easter Rising drama, which draws out the complex humanity of its charactersI found it took time …

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces Additional 250,00 Seats to be Released by BroadwayWorld

Following rave reviews, Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, announce today that a further 250,000 tickets…

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TV favourites Paul Nicholls and Jack Ellis Star in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION by BroadwayWorld

Paul Nicholls Eastenders, Jack Ellis Bad Girls and Ben Onwukwe London's Burning will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following its hugely successful launch last year, B…

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BroadwayWorld Exclusive: Casting Announced for THE LAST TYCOON by BroadwayWorld

F Scott Fitzgerald's 'THE LAST TYCOON' opening Upstairs at the Arts in the West End on August 17th. As part of its four week run, there will also be a special GALA HOLLYWOOD EVENING on Frida…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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EH DAH? - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"Outsider in our midst" stories can be excellent fodder for musicals - The King and I, The Music Man, and on and on - but that theme alone does not make an ordinary play sing.

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Review: Butler at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

- New Jersey Rep's production of Richard Strand's slice of history play makes a solid landing Off-Broadway

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BWW's On This Day - July 28, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Broadway AM Report, 7/28/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, QUIETLY, Darlene Love & More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news ENGAGEMENTS opens at Second Stage Uptown, QUIETLY officially bows at Irish Rep, Darlene Love joins TRIP OF LOVE Off-Broadway, and BROADWAY AT BRYANT PARK continues with GREA…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway composer in legal dispute over famous lyrics by Julia Marsh

It’s a hard knock life for “Annie” composer Charles Strouse who’s locked in a legal battle with his longtime collaborator over rights to Broadway hits like “Bye Bye Birdie” and …

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Quick hit: Born to be ‘Buddy’ by James Hebert

It might seem a little cruel to tout a stage show whose entire run has long since sold out. But look at the bright side: If you can’t see Onstage Playhouse’s “Buddy — The Buddy Holly…

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Quick tip: Laughs on the ballot by James Hebert

Straight outta Chicago, those improv impresarios in The Second City comedy troupe are back at La Jolla Playhouse with another new show. This time, the laughs zero in on the coming election i…

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‘Beautiful’ is King of the road by James Hebert

f all the songs in “Beautiful,” the jukebox-musical tribute to the singer-songwriter Carole King, the words to one in particular have been getting to Abby Mueller lately. Over the phone …

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Creator of Broadway hit 'Hamilton' visits Puerto Rico by Danica Coto

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Lin-Manuel Miranda jokingly compared himself to a hard-to-catch Pokemon as fans pursued him with cellphones on Wednesday during a visit to his parents&am…

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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley schools young artists in classics by Anne Gelhaus, Agelhaus@community-Newspapers.com

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is prefacing its New Works Festival with a contemporary retelling of Aristophanes' 'The Birds.' Like last year's festival lead-in, a reimagining of 'Lysistrata,' …

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Dozens of Broadway Stars Sang a Tribute to Victims of Gun Violence at the DNC by Jordan Crucchiola

For a tribute to those who have been affected by gun violence, a massive line-up of Broadway stars assembled on stage at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night to sing “What…

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Playwright David Auburn in Talks for ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot by Dave McNary

Sony is in talks with Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn to write the screenplay for the movie reboot of “Charlie’s Angels.” Auburn’s play “Proof” won the 2001 Pulit…

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National Youth Ballet’s Jill Tookey honoured with memorial gala by Georgia Snow

Joanna Lumley is to host a special gala in memory of National Youth Ballet founder Jill Tookey. Tookey, who founded the National

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to release 250,000 further tickets by Georgia Snow

The producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are to release 250,000 new tickets for performances from May next year. The

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West End cast members back Sadiq Khan’s #LondonIsOpen campaign by Matthew Hemley

West End performers from shows including Aladdin, Motown and The Bodyguard have backed a campaign launched by London mayor Sadiq Khan, which

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Fire forces closure of Broadway Theatre in Barking by David Hutchison

A fire near the Broadway Theatre in Barking has forced the building to close for several weeks to fix “extensive damage” to

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West End and Broadway to dim lights for James M Nederlander by Matthew Hemley

Theatres in the West End and on Broadway will dim their lights in memory of theatre impresario James M Nederlander on August

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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Sandi Durell

    By Brian Scott Lipton     From using B-grade sci-fi movies to classic fairy tales, the songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman spanned a few genres in their…

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Theatre News: Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe to star in The Shawshank Redemption

The show opens at the Theatre Royal Windsor on 31 August before touring the UK

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NEWS: Harry Potter & the Cursed Child extends booking to Dec 2017 by Press Releases

Following rave reviews, Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, announce today that a further 250,000 ticket…

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2016 Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music by Arts Review

Australia’s most dynamic musical platform, the annual Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (BIFEM) has recently launched its program for 2016. “2016BIFEM in September thi…

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National Ballet hopes to wow New York audience with The Winter’s Tale by Ellen Brait

For its first performance there in 26 years, the company is tackling Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 28, 2016 by James Marino

Listen: #Fansies, Seize the Day! @DisneyOnStage to Film @Newsies w/ @JeremyMJordan & @KaraLindsay1! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting th…

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REVIEW: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Palace Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Yesterday, at London’s Palace Theatre, I experienced something quite magical, and that was just watching the audience. Harry Potter And The Cursed Child had finally arrived…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets: 250,000 more to be released by Jack Shepherd, Jack Shepherd

Following five-star reviews across the board from the critics

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On the Couch with Lucy Clements by Arts Review

Who is Lucy Clements? I am a 22 year-old theatre maker, originally from Western Australia but now living in Sydney. I currently devote my time making new Australian theatre through the roles…

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Theatre News: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child extends in the West End

A futher 250,000 seats will be available to December next year

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Theatre News: PJ Harvey to compose score for The Nest at Lyric and Young Vic

Ian Rickson will direct Conor McPherson's new translation of the 1975 play

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Review: Review: The Plough and the Stars (Lyttelton, National Theatre)

Sean O'Casey's play is set in Ireland in the nine months leading up to the Easter Rising

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Why surprise is the secret of theatrical success by Lyn Gardner

Whether it’s seeing a hammy musical spun into gold or a well-worn classic that blows you away, being taken by surprise is one of the best rewards of theatreAfter seeing Andrew Lloyd Webber…

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Purni Morell: My manifesto to enhance children’s theatre experience by Purni Morell

When I was a child, I didn’t think of myself as a child. It wasn’t that I longed to be an adult

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Why Scotland is leading the way for young audiences by Thom Dibdin

The announcement in June of the Theatre in Schools Scotland initiative set a major benchmark for the provision of the performing arts

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Opera Theatre's Michelle Myers chosen for Opera America's 2016 Leadership Intensive program by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Opera America, the national service organization for opera and a champion for American opera, has announced the selection of 14 participants from the United States, Canada and Europe for its…

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THE PLOUGH & THE STARS – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Revival of Sean O’Casey’s modern classic shows its continued relevance, but is a bit meticulously sombre.

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Photos and podcast: Getting to grips with gender issues at Rotterdam Q&A by Terri Paddock

What a treat it was to not only see Jon Brittain‘s Rotterdam again last night, but to be able to question this hugely talented young writer about his bittersweet comedy, which ranked…

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State Library Victoria announces 2016 Fellowship recipients by Arts Review

The State Library Victoria has announced the recipients of its Fellowships for 2016, worth a total of $169,500. The 2016 Fellows include authors, artists, musicians, scholars and historians…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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(Watch) Audra McDonald, Richard Kind, Idina Menzel Broadway Stars Triumphant DNC Performance by Roger Friedman

A Who’s Who of Broadway sang Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love” tonight on the Democratic Categories: Celebrity Featured Theater(Re…

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Low Level Panic’s Amy Ingram tackles feminism in theatre by Maddi Ostapiw

In Claire McIntyre’s award-winning play Low Level Panic, currently showing at the Old Fitz, Amy Ingram performs one of three leading female roles in a cast that emphasises women’s v…

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Richard Jordan: What constitutes acceptable artistic behaviour? by Richard Jordan

Where does the line of unacceptable behaviour in the arts industry get drawn? It seems to get blurred in a way that

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Mark Shenton’s theatre picks: July 28 by Mark Shenton

Hot on the heels of the two-part, nearly six-hour Harry Potter double bill, the National imports Chichester’s Chekhov trilogy, which runs to

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Matt Trueman: Who am I to judge kid’s shows? by Matt Trueman

“We’re doing a children’s theatre issue,” the big editor boss-man emails to say. “Do you think your next column could focus on

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Austin Exchange

Austin Exchange Off Off Broadway, 398 Marion Street, Brooklyn Reviewed by Ken Kaissar BOTTOM LINE: Two one-acts brought in from Austin, Texas and performed in an apartment in Bed-Stuy, Bro…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON Premieres Tonight at Stages Repertory Theatre by BroadwayWorld

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES DREAM ON, written and created by Roger Bean will make its World Premiere from tonight, July 28, to September 18, 2016 at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, TX.

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Music Icon Darlene Love Joins Off-Broadway's TRIP OF LOVE Tonight by BroadwayWorld

It's a summer of Love x 2 when Trip of Love, New York's high-voltage 1960's pop music spectacular, welcomes the legendary Darlene Love Broadway's Hairspray, Carrie, Leader of the Pack to the…

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David Henry Hwang and Christopher Chen Chat CAUGHT and More at MOCA Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Play Company in collaboration with the Museum of Chinese in America MOCAis pleased topresent a special event tonight, July 28 at 700pm.

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Win a double pass to Shadowland, Melbourne by AussieTheatre

Part shadow act, part dance, part circus and part concert, Shadowland  may be the most interesting, captivating and different theatrical event to hit Australian shores this year. And we hav…

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Watch Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Kristin Bell and More Sing at Democratic National Convention by Adam Hetrick

A host of Broadway stars performed the hit Broadway for Orlando single “What the World Needs Now” July 27 at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Listen to the Latest Playbill Mixtape as You Hike, Bike, Climb and Run by Ruthie Fierberg

As you enjoy the summer weather, don’t leave home without this soundtrack to exploring the great outdoors.

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Best in Show: How Broadway Barks Inspired Michael Cerveris to Rescue His “Scruffy Southern Belle” by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner confides in Playbill about his best furry friend, Evangeline, in anticipation of the annual event this weekend.

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Watch the Emotional Audition That Landed Jason Tam Chorus Line Role by Andrew Gans

The singing actor will reprise his acclaimed performance as Paul at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend.

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