Friday, September 16, 2016

Pulitzer-winning playwright Edward Albee dead at 88 by Michael Riedel

His play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" shocked Broadway in 1962 and catapulted him to the front-ranks of the American theater.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

How Show-Score Aims to Become the Rotten Tomatoes of Broadway by Gordon Cox

No theater producer or creator likes to face the critics. Even worse? Seeing their Broadway baby, the show they’ve slaved over for years, rated with a number. Which means that Show-Score, …

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Stephen Sondheim is halfway done with his new musical by Michael Riedel

In the halls of the Public Theater, where “Hamilton” started, they’re buzzing about another new musical with a one-word title — “Bunuel.” That would be Luis Bunuel, the great sur…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Tevye as Family Tradition: Michael C. Bernardi Channeling His Father in ‘Fiddler’ by Michael Paulson

In the shoes his father wore as Tevye on Broadway, Mr. Bernardi plays the innkeeper in a Broadway revival. But on Wednesday, as an understudy, he will step into his father’s old role.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Barbra Streisand Tells Apple to Fix Siri's Pronunciation - Rolling Stone by Daniel Kreps

"I called the head of Apple, Tim Cook, and he delightfully agreed to have Siri change the pronunciation of my name," singer says

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

This Week on Broadway for August 21, 2016: Bart Sher and Ted Chapin by James Marino

Peter Filichia and James Marino interview Broadway director Bart Sher and Rodgers & Hammerstein president, Ted Chapin. —————————…

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Friday, August 19, 2016


  EXCLUSIVE: Second Stage Theatre has less than two years to repay a $16.5 million mortgage on its new Broadway home. In April 2015, the nonprofit completed its long-awaited purchase…

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Barbra Streisand's urban legend and diva moments: 6 reason we love her by R. Eric Thomas

Barbra Streisand has done it all. In her six-decade career, she has been a singer, an actress, an activist, a director, and an urban legend.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Broadway publicist can be sued for warning investor about fraud by Barbara Ross

A Broadway press agent who secretly warned an investor to avoid putting money into a show could be held accountable.

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The Making of “Maize & Blue On Broadway” by Jennifer Conlin

What happened when U-M musical theater alumni learned that Brent Wagner was retiring after 32 years as department chair? They set in motion a 17-month plan to produce a one-night-only, sello…

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Broadway producers are terrified of ‘Groundhog Day’ by Michael Riedel

“Groundhog Day” is coming to Broadway. Ah, but when? That question is causing some panic among the producers of this season’s crop of new musicals. “Groundhog Day” opened to rave r…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Summer Shakespeare: A critic's take on the secret to theatrical success by Charles McNulty

Summer Shakespeare. These words can strike fear in the heart of a reluctant theatergoer. Yes, the plays are supposed to be good for you. But semiprofessional productions in which the artisti…

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Al Pacino's Broadway-Aimed Tennessee Williams Play Gets L.A. Reading by Robert Viagas

The Oscar-winning actor appeared with Judith Light in When God Looked Away.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Has ‘Frozen’ on Broadway found a replacement director already? by Michael Riedel

After writing last week about Alex Timbers being replaced as the director of Disney’s “Frozen” — Stephen Daldry may take the job — I heard from some of Timbers’ friends. Word was…

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‘Grease Live’: Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Creative Team Revisit ‘Magic’ of Fox’s Live Musical by Cynthia Littleton

Show the magic — that was a guiding principle for the “Grease Live” team as they tackled the challenge of mounting Fox’s live staging of the beloved musical. The end result of th…

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John Turturro, Jessica Hecht and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Revival of Arthur Miller's The Price by Jordan Crucchiola

It’s 2016, and one of the hottest commodities on Broadway is still Arthur Miller. The Roundabout Theater Company will revive the playwright’s 1968 drama The Price, and the production has…

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Difficult People Recap: Throwing Away Their Shot by Glen Weldon

First off, the important stuff: Here for your convenience is a definitive ranking of the alt-theater posters on the wall at the Fringe offices. They are ranked from Least to Most Perfectly, …

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Fyvush Finkel, Pillar of Yiddish Theater, Dies at 93 by Joseph Berger

Mr. Finkel won an Emmy for his portrayal of a cantankerous lawyer on the 1990s show “Picket Fences.”

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How Diane Paulus Put Two Actors on the Path to Marriage by Whitney Spaner

When American Idol alumni Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young became Broadway stars in Hair, they had to get really comfortable really quickly.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Theater Clickbait Is Real, But This Twitter Account Wants to Stop It by John Bonazzo

One of America's best known theater websites is filled with sponsored content and factual inaccuracies, but Playbill Is On It.

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

‘Frozen’ on Broadway is years away — and there’s already drama by Michael Riedel

Olaf may get a new boss. Disney is in talks with director Stephen Daldry to take the reins of its Broadway musical “Frozen.” Daldry, who won a Tony for his terrific staging of “Billy E…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Seth Gelblum, Veteran Broadway Attorney, Dies at 62 by Gordon Cox

Seth Gelblum, the entertainment attorney who was widely respected and much admired in the Broadway community, died Aug. 8 at 62 following a long illness. A partner at Loeb & Loeb, where…

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Larry Kramer Shames Roth for Supporting Trump by E. Alex Jung

Author, playwright, and activist Larry Kramer is putting pressure on the real-estate mogul Steven Roth to withdraw his support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Days before…

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Halt Muny Aida by Adam Hetrick

Four Black Lives Matter protesters were arrested in St. Louis August 9 after a performance of Aida was interrupted on the two-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Here’s what Julie Taymor will direct next on Broadway by Michael Riedel

Julie Taymor — of “Lion King” fame and “Spider-Man” infamy — was recently asked what it would take to get her back to Broadway. “Oh, I’m coming,” Taymor told The Post’s B…

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Nikki M. James: Political Fashion by Suzy Evans

The Tony Award winner is doing double time---starring on the satirical political series BrainDead on TV and performing Shakespeare in Central Park this summer.

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Old Globe leader Murphy departing by James Hebert

A longtime leader and guiding force at the Old Globe Theatre is departing after 13 years, the Balboa Park institution announced Monday. Michael G. Murphy, the theater’s managing director, …

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Selections from the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival by Toby Zinman

Toby Zinman reviews selections from the Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival, which provided four days of new work by and about women.

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Brantley in Britain: On the London Stage, Love Doesn’t Just Hurt, It Kills by Ben Brantley

Several productions this summer offer grim but engrossing plots — even the farces, which are propelled by the characters’ lies, adding a sting to the laughter.

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Broadway Grosses: Cats, Les Miz & Phantom Bring Broadway Back to the '80s (And Adjust for Inflation) by Ryan McPhee

The Jellicles have gone up, up, up, past the Russell Hotel, up up up up to the Millionaire’s Club. The Broadway revival of Cats celebrated a gross of $1,083,009 this past week. This ma…

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

This Week on Broadway for August 7, 2016: Cats, Men on Boats, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Jan Simpson discuss Cats, Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, Men on Boats, Butler, La Fanciulla Del We…

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‘If/Then’ Pulsates With Life’s Twists, Turns by Christopher Arnott

"If/Then," the thought-provoking, consciousness-shifting Broadway musical, has made Hartford the next to last stop on its national tour. Oh, how different our lives would be if it hadn't com…

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Broadway gets busy building and renovating theaters by Linda Winer

Theatergoers don't have to get anywhere near the Carole King musical, "Beautiful," to sing "I feel the earth move under my feet" these days.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

'Cats,' in Yet Another Life, Gets Both Purrs and Hisses

She loved ‘Cats’ in the ‘80s. He hated it. Two Wall Street Journal editors attend the new production together to see whether their divergent opinions have changed.

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‘Cats’: 5 Ways the Smash Musical Changed Broadway by Gordon Cox

After conquering Broadway, “Hamilton” will now try its hand at taking over the world — with upcoming productions in Chicago (this fall), L.A., San Francisco and London (in…

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Thanks to ‘Cats,’ theater souvenirs are now and forever! by Michael Riedel

“Cats” is back, and with it T-shirts, hoodies, mugs, posters, key chains, socks, baseball caps and mouse pads — each one emblazoned with the famous cat’s-eyes logo. Merchandising has…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Rachel Chavkin Loves Chaos, And With 3 Shows In The Works, It Shows by Jeff Lunden

The avant garde director has two shows running off-Broadway and a musical opening in October. Though she's working on several different projects, she says there's always "a conversation" bet…

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Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage co-founder and matriarch of regional-theater movement, dies at 91 by Bob Levey

Arena, which produced “The Great White Hope,” was the first racially integrated theater in Washington.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

‘Amadeus’ scribe wrote a play about Tchaikovsky — and there’s just one copy by Michael Riedel

London’s National Theatre will mount a revival of “Amadeus” — Peter Shaffer’s celebrated play about the rivalry between Mozart and Salieri — in October. The National hasn’t pro…

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

James M. Nederlander, Broadway Real Estate Patriarch, Dies at 94 by Gordon Cox

James M. Nederlander, the impresario who was the chairman of Broadway’s Nederlander Organization, died July 25 at 94, it was announced by his son, James L. Nederlander. As the head …

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James M. Nederlander dies at 94 by Michael Riedel

James M. Nederlander, who built an empire of theaters that stretched from Times Square to Los Angeles, died Monday night in New York. He was 94. Nederlander, along with his rivals-turned-fri…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86 by Margalit Fox

Ms. Nixon was the ghost singer for actresses in many of Hollywood’s most famous musicals, from “The King and I” to “West Side Story” to “My Fair Lady.”

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

This Week on Broadway for July 24, 2016: Privacy by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere, and Matt Tamanini discuss Oslo at Lincoln Center, Privacy at The Public Theater,   —————————…

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Friday, July 22, 2016

New ‘Harry Potter’ play is London’s ‘Hamilton’ by Michael Riedel

While Broadway goes through its “Hamilton” craze, London is obsessed with Harry Potter. Advance sales for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” at the Palace Theatre have hit $32 milli…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Laura Benanti on Her Transformation Into Melania Trump on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ - The New York Times by Dave Itzkoff

From the moment that an online journalist first called attention to the striking, word-for-word similarities between a speech given by Melania Trump on Monday night at the Republican Nationa…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

This forgotten musical is about to make a big comeback by Michael Riedel

Before composer Alan Menken went off to Disneyland to write “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast,” he was working on a Broadway musical called “Kicks.” It never got off…

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

This Week on Broadway for July 17, 2016: Oslo, Broadway Originals at 54 Below by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Oslo at Lincoln Center, Broadway Originals at 54 Below, Bye Bye Birdie at Goodspeed Opera House, 2 by Tennessee Williams at…

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Director Pulls ‘Hamlet’ From Theater for a New Audience by Joshua Barone

In an unusual artistic rift, Sam Gold is seeking instead to stage the play at the Public Theater, with Oscar Isaac still starring.

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A Theater Company’s Secret to Success: Bedlam by Laura Collins-Hughes

In just four years, Eric Tucker and Andrus Nichols’s New York-based company has become a critical darling. It’s also keeping them busier than ever.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

What I Learned Watching ‘Hamilton’ Four Different Times by Gordon Cox

I’ve seen “Hamilton” four times. Well, maybe more like 3.33 times. (More on that later.) But with all the media hype, the 11 Tony Awards, the tickets selling for thousands of dollars o…

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Now Playing: 5 Sensational Broadway Podcasts by Amy Sapp

For the average lover of musical theater, snagging a flight to Manhattan to see a Broadway show is out of the price range.  In fact, many who adore song and dance may not have access to pro…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Chien Domestique, Elephant Sauvage: Remembering the Cagey, Epic John McMartin by Harold Prince

Though a quiet presence offstage, onstage he sprang to life in a wide variety of roles over a long and busy career.

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

This Week on Broadway for July 10, 2016: DC Theater – La Cage aux Folles and The Bridges of Madison County by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss La Cage aux Folles @ Signature Theatre (DC), The Bridges of Madison County National Tour, Simon Says @ Lynn Redgrave Theater,…

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Monday, July 4, 2016

Hamilton Posters: All the Versions that Didn't Make the Cut by James Tarmy

Even though the show hardly needs to market itself at this point, the promotional logo for the theatrical sensation Hamilton has become a coveted pop culture symbol by itself. A simple trunc…

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Shane Marshall Brown, Tunnel Hill native shining a light on Broadway by Charles Oliver

From the stage of the Dalton Little Theater to the lights of Broadway, theater has been Shane Marshall Brown’s passion since childhood.

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

The Sound of Musicals: Christine Andreas by Michael Portantiere

“The Sound of Musicals,” is a monthly podcast devoted to musical theatre recordings of all types, including Broadway cast albums, London cast albums, studio cast albums, and soun…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

31 Cutest Male Broadway Conductors by Nic Dris

The next time you go to a Broadway show, take a look at the person holding the baton.

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32 Brilliant Female Broadway Conductors by Nic Dris

The next time you go to a Broadway show, take a look at the person holding the baton.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Naked Model Screaming About Trump Taunts Police Atop TKTS Booth: Witnesses - Times Square & Theater District by Chris Sommerfeldt and Ben Fractenberg and Aidan Gardiner

A naked male model screaming about Donald Trump and taunting police atop the red TKTS staircase at Duffy Square jumped to the pavement as officers tried to apprehend him Thursday morning.

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A ‘True Blood’ musical is in the works by Michael Riedel

HBO is quietly developing — dare I say in the dead of night? — a Broadway musical based on its popular vampire series “True Blood.” Director Pam MacKinnon, who barely survived the fi…

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Stream She Loves Me LIVE Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 08:00 PM by BroadwayHD

BroadwayHD and Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions, Inc., are thrilled to present, for the very first time in theater history, a LIVE STREAM performanc…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Oral history of Tony Kushner’s play Angels in America. by Isaac Butler and Dan Kois

How Tony Kushner’s play became the defining work of American art of the past 25 years.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Will Bring Oh, Hello to Broadway This Fall by Andrew Gans

The comedians will be seen in a limited engagement at the Lyceum Theatre.

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This Week on Broadway for June 26, 2016: I’ll Say She Is, NT Live One Man, Two Guv’nors by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Matt Tamanini discuss I’ll Say She Is, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamilton fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, NYP and Deadline no longer review theater,…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Can Josh Groban make this costly Broadway musical a hit? by Michael Riedel

Josh Groban better start hip-hopping all over the place like Lin-Manuel Miranda if “Natasha, Pierre & Great Comet of 1812” is going to make it on Broadway. I’ve been riffling throu…

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This Hipster Marriage Announcement From The New York Times Is The Most Insufferable Yet by Will deFries

And so we meet again. I know I’ve said this before, but this time I mean it – this is easily, without question, the worst New York Times marriage announcement to date. The amount of subm…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

All Bots Aside: Filling Broadway's Empty Seats by Damian Bazadona

New York attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman recently released a report detailing his office’s investigation into the ticketing industry titled “Obstructed View: What’s Blocking New …

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Jeremy Gerard, a prolific and widely read arts reporter and critic, was laid off by two years and two months after the news outlet hired him to oversee its expansion of New Yo…

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‘Groundhog Day’ Broadway musical is in big trouble by Michael Riedel

Is “Groundhog Day” ever going to come out of its burrow? Since Scott Rudin abruptly severed ties a few weeks ago with the musical adaptation of the 1993 Bill Murray film, word is the sho…

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Clinton seeks rock-star convention lineup - POLITICO by Annie Karni

Hillary Clinton has reached out to Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award-winning star of the musical ‘Hamilton,’ about performing at the Democratic convention.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Broadway For Orlando: What the World Needs Now is Love by Broadway Records

Broadway Records President Van Dean, SiriusXM Radio Host Seth Rudetsky and Producer James Wesley today announced the charitable initiative Broadway for Orlando and an all-star roster of thea…

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

This Week on Broadway for June 19, 2016: Turn Me Loose and North Shore Music Theatre’s Funny Girl by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Turn Me Loose at the Westside Theatre, Lettice and Lovage, benefit for The Acting Company, The York Theatre Company’s pro…

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Broadway for Orlando: Inside Recording Studio for Benefit Single : by Jeff Nelson

Broadway's brightest stars united earlier this week to record a benefit single for the victims of the massacre at Orlando gay nightclub Pulse.

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

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

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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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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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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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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