Monday, October 24, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at London's Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS,a concert celebrating two decades of Disney Theatrical's stage musicals on Broadway, the West End and around the world, premiered last night at London's Royal Albert H…

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Theatre News: New radio station dedicated to musical theatre launches

Encore radio will be presented by Duncan James and Jamie Crick

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27th Singapore International Film Festival Spotlights 3 Local Filmmakers by Claire Bouchara

Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), one of Singapore’s landmark film festivals, will kick off its 27th edition on November 23, 2016 to showcase and promote local and emergi…

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Read: ‘Broadway Showstoppers’ by Matthew Wexler

Musicals are a totally American experience. Their optimism, energy, inventiveness and infectious showbiz spirit reflect the country in so many ways. They’re a mix of kitsch and schmaltz, s…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Sneak Peek at 'Here Come The Vampires' from New Musical Mockumentary Series THE HUNTED: ENCORE by BroadwayWorld TV

As previously announcedand just in time for HalloweenTHE HUNTED ENCORE is a brand-new, action comedy, vampire slayer,musical mockumentary web seriescentered onMegan and her band of slayersas…

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BWW CD Review: Dan and Laura Curtis's 'Overture' Showcases Talent of Broadway and West End by Nicole Ackman

On October 24, Dan and Laura Curtis will release their second studio album called, 'Overture.' The composers and musicians known for their album, 'Love on 42nd Street,' have returned with tw…

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NOT THAT JEWISH - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

It pains me, but I must start this review with words any standup comedian, such as Monica Piper, would probably not want to hear: Piper's new one-woman comedy at New World Stages, Not That J…

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Careers Clinic: Will zombie role affect future casting? by John Byrne

I’ve been lucky to start my professional career with several good jobs relatively close together. In fact, a (one-line) part in a

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

The People’s Palace podcast: My memories for Roundhouse at 50 by Carole Woddis

I warmly recommend the upcoming documentary celebrating 50 years of the Roundhouse, and my own audio podcast for the venue's website, recalling my own time working there in the 1970s. Fond m…

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Book Tickets Now For BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL by Marianka Swain

Jim Steinman's epic rock and roll theatrical fantasy BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL, the inspiration for one of the most iconic and successful albums in history, is set to explode onto the Lond…

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Scarlett Strallen, Alastair Brookshaw & More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's SHE LOVES ME by BroadwayWorld

TheMenier Chocolate Factorytoday announces thatScarlett StrallenAmalia Balash will be joined byAlastair BrookshawLadislav Sipos,Les DennisMr Maraczek,Callum HowellsArpad Laszlo,Katherine Kin…

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BWW Review: DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS, Royal Albert Hall, 23 October 2016 by Natalie Crofts

Celebrating over 20 years of successful Disney shows on Broadway, the West End and around the World, including smash hits such as Mary Poppins, The Lion King and Aladdin, as well as shorter-…

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Michael Morpurgo, interview: 'I thought turning my book War Horse into a stage play with puppets was ridiculous' by Matilda Battersby, Matilda Battersby

The former Children's Laureate, whose book War Horse was turned into a West End hit, was proved wrong. Now he reads his novel, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, a…

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Viola Davis to Compete in Best Supporting Actress Category for FENCES Adaptation by Movies News Desk

After several months of speculation, EW reports that actress Viola Davis will campaign in the Best Supporting Actress category for her role in the upcoming big screen adaptation of FENCES.

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Month-Long Lab for Disney's FROZEN Stage Musical Begins Today in New York City by BroadwayWorld

As per a casting notice previously posted on BWW, a month-long lab for Disney's highly-anticipated stage adaptation of FROZEN begins today in New York City and will continue through Friday, …

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Theatre News: Carlos Acosta's new dance company to premiere at Sadler's Wells

The Cuban dancer will bring his new company to the UK for the first time in September

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Theatre News: Evening Standard Awards shortlist announced

Winners will be announced in a ceremony at the Old Vic Theatre in November

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Broadway AM Report, 10/24/2016 - 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news Jake Gyllenhaal leads SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE tonight at City Center

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BWW's On This Day - October 24, 2016

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

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Nominations Announced for London's Evening Standard Theater Awards by Mark Shenton

Results to be announced in ceremony at Old Vic on November 13 for which Elton John is a co-host

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Review: Oil at by Lizzie Loveridge

Carrie Cracknell directs Ella Hickson's play about women through 200 years of dwindling resources. .

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Review: Mama’s Boy at by Simon Saltzman

perhaps the most insightful portrait of manipulative motherhood in recent times

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Review: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui: A Gangster Spectacle at by Charles Wright

The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble's resourceful staging of Bertolt Brecht's 1941 epic cartoon

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Shakespeare To Share Billing with Marlowe in New Edition of Henry VI Plays by Mark Shenton

New research using computerized tools by 23 international scholars leads to conclusion that Shakespeare collaborated with his rival.

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Review:Plenty at by Elyse Sommer

David Hare's play gets a stylish revival at the same theater where it premiered in 1982.

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Tomorrow I Was Always a Lion review – ingenious journey inside mental illness by Michael Billington

Arcola, London Five actors take turns to portray a woman with schizophrenia in this imaginative, disquieting Belarus Free Theatre adaptation of a bold memoirJust over a decade ago, Belarus F…

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Three Sisters review – uneasy Troubles overshadow family woes by Helen Meany

Lyric theatre, Belfast Lucy Caldwell freights her well-observed Chekhov adaptation with the tensions of 1990s Belfast, adding to the siblings’ sense of stifled isolation “We can’t sta…

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Just because: David Oistrakh plays Shostakovich by Terry Teachout

David Oistrakh, Heinz Fricke, and the Berlin State Opera Orchestra perform Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto on German TV in 1967: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos…

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Opera Australia’s Craig Hassall appointed CEO of Albert Hall by Matthew Hemley

Opera Australia chief executive Craig Hassall has been named new head of the Royal Albert Hall. He replaces Chris Cotton, who retires

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Poll: Should Northern Ireland have its own drama school? by Georgia Snow

Northern Irish performers have denounced Equity’s calls for a dedicated drama school in Northern Ireland, claiming there is not enough talent to

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Almanac: Samuel Lipman on totalitarianism and the artist by Terry Teachout

“I have no answer to the great civic questions raised by the behavior of Furtwängler or the other artists I have named. Splendid artists all, they compromised their civic virtue in order …

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National Theatre dominates Evening Standard Theatre Awards nominations by Matthew Hemley

National Theatre productions dominate the shortlist for this year’s London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, with 11 nominations. Harry Potter and the Cursed

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: Further cast announced for Menier Chocolate Factory's She Loves Me

The cast that will join Scarlett Strallen has been announced

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Review: Review: Disney's Broadway Hits (Royal Albert Hall)

From Aladdin to Tarzan, this one-off event paid tribute to two decades of Disney on stage

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Pitchfork Music Festival at Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

Grande Halle de la Villete in Paris will play stage to “Pitchfork Music Festival” from October 27, 2016 through October 29, 2016.Since 2011, Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris has been th…

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Dad’s Army creator Jimmy Perry dies aged 93 by Michael Quinn

Jimmy Perry, who ran the Watford Palace Theatre before finding fame writing a raft of television hits including Dad’s Army and It

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‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’ at Centrepoint Theatre, Dubai by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

Centrepoint Theatre in Dubai will stage “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” on October 28th and October 29th, 2016.Count Dracula is literature’s one of the most iconic character. The character w…

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NEWS: Les Dennis, Katherine Kingsley & Mark Umbers join She Loves Me cast, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Scarlett Strallen will be joined by Alastair Brookshaw, Les Dennis, Callum Howells, Katherine Kingsley, Dominic Tighe and Mark Umbers in the…

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Text of the Day: Oil by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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BWW Interview: Gillian Bevan On Playing The Title Role in CYMBELINE by Marianka Swain

Gillian Bevan has done everything from Holby City and Teacherson TV to RSC productions and extensive musical theatre, including Into the Woods, Billy Elliot and Grand Hotel. She's currently …

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NEWS: Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell opens London Coliseum in June, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Tickets are now onsale for BAT OUT OF HELL, a new musical by Jim Steinman, based on the best-selling classic album by Meat Loaf, premieres next year. The musical spectacle previews at the Ma…

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, October 24, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Gyllenhaal Not Burning Broadway This Season, “The Front Page” Reviews, “13 Going on 30” to Get Musical Adaptation “Today on Broadway” is a daily, …

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As Trump Fades in Florida, Even Orthodox Reluctant To Openly Support the Donald

It’s mid-Friday afternoon on 41st street, aka Arthur Godfrey Road, the heart of the Orthodox enclave here.

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Fourth edition of BIME Live at Bilbao Exhibition Center, Barakaldo, Spain by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

Bilbao Exhibition Center in Barakaldo, Bilbao will be hosting the fourth edition of BIME Live on October 28th and 29th, 2016.BIME Live has made a name for itself as a major musical event in …

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THE GRINNING MAN – Bristol Old Vic by Johnny Fox

The master stroke of the creative team at Bristol Old Vic is to re-imagine his The Man Who Laughs through the dirty lens of Tim Burton, and to centre The Grinning Man on the brutally malevol…

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Backstage: How the National reinvented theatre by Rob Halliday

It’s easy now to forget that the National Theatre was created in two parts. While the company turned 50 back in 2013,

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The Green Room: Should understudies be allowed to tweet their show dates? by Thomas Hescott

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details… Albert

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Blaming ‘the Media’ Boosts Anti-Semitism — and Donald Trump’s Not the Only Culprit

Trump supporters who say the media is biased are alleging a conspiracy. And conspiracy theories feed into anti-Semitic logic, Jay Michaelson writes.

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Which of Our Grandchildren Will Be Jewish in This Age of Intermarriage?

Steven M. Cohen presents new data to answer the question: How Jewish are the grandchildren of intermarried Jews?

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Review: Review: Tomorrow I Was Always a Lion (Arcola Theatre)

Belarus Free Theatre tackle the story of Arnhild Lauveng's struggle with schizophrenia

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Opera Australia CEO resigns, is headed for London’s Royal Albert Hall by Cassie Tongue

Here’s a surprise piece of news! This evening Opera Australia announced the resignation of its CEO, Craig Hassall AM. Hassall has given six months’ notice before his exist, duri…

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Spiegel’esque by Arts Review

Part cabaret, part song and dance, part circus, and all decadent world class entertainment, Vass Productions and Kermond Creative have announced the World Premiere season of Spiegel’…

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Primer On Ethically Contracting Engagements by Joe Patti

In other posts here on ArtsHacker, we covered how contracts should be viewed as part of a communication process, preferably one of the final steps. Because the contract memorializes what has…

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Nick Blaemire Leads Keen's Terrific Revival Of Jonathan Larson's Self-Portrait, TICK, TICK... BOOM! by Michael Dale

While Jonathan Larson's RENT, his 1996 East Village adaptation of Giacomo Puccini, Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa's LA BOHEME, presents a romanticized look at bohemians living in poverty …

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Tick, Tick...BOOM!

Tick, Tick…BOOM! Off Broadway, Keen Company at Theatre Row Reviewed by Ashley Steves BOTTOM LINE: Tick, Tick…BOOM! is a spectacular and fitting tribute to the late Jonathan Larson. ..…

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Happy 450th birthday to William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe by Andrew Dickson

If Shakespeare, not Marlowe, had been fatally stabbed as a young man would we even remember him? As the 450th birthdays of both playwrights approach, Andrew Dickson makes…

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Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Lazarus and a female Julius Caesar come to King’s Cross, Spill festival starts in Ipswich, the Salvation Army delivers compassion in Cambridge, and Ian McDiarmid tackles Enoch Powell at Bi…

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The Comedian's Guide to Survival: can you really learn to be a standup? by Brian Logan

A new film blurs fiction and reality with its tale of an aspiring comic. It asks to what extent you can study to become funny – or if you’re just born that way“The Comedian’s Guide t…

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Nabil Elouahabi: ‘I’ve not been this excited about a play for years’ by David Hutchison

After roles in Fireworks at London’s Royal Court and Another World at the National Theatre, Nabil Elouahabi is well versed in tackling

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Mark Shenton’s week: What makes for a strong critical reaction? by Mark Shenton

I remember on one of the many occasions I saw Billy Elliot in the West End finding myself weeping copiously through most

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Greg Pritchard by Arts Review

Who is Greg Pritchard? I am the Artistic Director of Artlands – the Regional Arts Australia Conference/Festival to be held in Dubbo: 27 – 30 October 2016. I’m also a writer, v…

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American Idiot to make its Australian Premiere in Brisbane by Arts Review

The high-octane rock musical based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, American Idiot – finally makes its way down under for its Australian premiere season at t…

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The Front Page with Nathan Lane et al: Review, Pics by New York Theater

The best way to sum up the fourth Broadway revival of The Front Page, the 1928 play about Chicago newspapermen, is the way their ads do: Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson M…

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Preparing for Auditions from the “Other” Side of the Table: 5 Tips for Success (and Sanity!) by Kerry Hishon

All right! You’ve decided on the show your school is going to produce this year. You’ve obtained the performance rights and paid for the royalties. You’ve got the show dates in place, …

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Monday, October 24, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Book Review: “Bad Moon Rising” — New Findings about the Weather Underground by Harvey Blume

Bad Moon Rising turns out to be justified by new findings, some of which will be surprising to all concerned.

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/22-10/23/2016

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, October 23, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016.

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Theater News: Jake Gyllenhaal Set to Take the Stage in Sunday in the Park With George

The production also stars Zachary Levi, Ruthie Ann Miles, Lauren Worsham, and more Broadway alums.

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Darryl Reilly

British author Stephen Sharkey’s new translation is faithful to Brecht, but the Phoenix Theatre Ensemble has fashioned the presentation as an old-time radio show. Brecht was known for his…

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The One Skill Beautiful’s Jake Epstein Wants to Learn by Olivia Clement

The actor admits the one thing he’s terrible at and why you always want him alongside you at a campfire.

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MJ Kaufman’s Sagittarius Ponderosa Begins Tonight by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway debut, staged with an all-Asian cast, is directed by Ken Rus Schmoll.

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Beth Malone, Liz Larsen, and Cast of Off-Broadway’s Bingo Reunite Tonight by Michael Gioia

The concert evening is held at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Jake Gyllenhaal-Annaleigh Ashford Sunday in the Park Begins Tonight by Andrew Gans

The star-studded production continues through October 26 at City Center.

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Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical Concert, with Shanice Williams, Held Tonight by Michael Gioia

The musical celebrates its album release with a New York City concert.

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Nothing Like a Dame 20th Anniversary Concert Presented Tonight by Andrew Gans

The benefit concert is held at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Overture Recording, Featuring 25 Stars from London and Broadway, Available Today by Andrew Gans

The new recording features the songs of Daniel and Laura Curtis.

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What Kristin Chenoweth Will Do for Love by Harry Haun

Chenoweth reveals her plans, and her wardrobe, for her upcoming Broadway concert: My Love Letter to Broadway

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Stage Adaptation of Disney’s Frozen Gets Month-Long Lab in NY Starting Today by Robert Viagas

The Broadway-bound musical is working with a new director.

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Culture Project, The Public Theater, and Symphony Space Are Hiring by Playbill Staff's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry. From auditions to administrative roles, is the online source for careers…

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Jeff McCarthy and Cady Huffman Are On The Rocks Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Project Shaw series, which is under the artistic direction of David Staller, continues.

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