Monday, August 13, 2018

Eric Rosen leaves KC Rep with legacy of national stature | The Kansas City Star by Robert W. Butler

After nearly a decade on the job, he is preparing to step down as artistic director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre. It’s a time to reflect on his accomplishments.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Strange David and Goliath Saga of Radio Frequencies | WIRED by David Zweig

Random Farms, and tens of thousands of other theater companies, schools, churches, broadcasters, and myriad other interests across the country, need to buy new wireless microphones. The majo…

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A master telemarketer at Goodman Theatre shares her tips by Lisa Bertagnoli

A superstar telemarketer at Goodman Theatre wants to get you on the line. She’s pretty sure she can do it.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

What will happen to the Tonys if Les Moonves leaves CBS by Michael Riedel

Les Moonves, the embattled head of CBS, once told me: “The Tony Awards are part of this network’s heritage. The telecast is a money-loser for CBS, but there are certain things that are m…

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Bull Durham Ensnared in Alleged Fraud by Marc Hershberg

Investors in 'Bull Durham' were allegedly caught stealing as the show bolted for Broadway.

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Breaking: Amy Morton Slated to Direct All-Female Broadway Production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Amy Morton is confirmed to direct an all-female cast in the new Broadway production of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS.

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‘Tootsie’ musical to open on Broadway in April 2019 by Deadline

"Tootsie," the musical adaptation of the hit 1982 Dustin Hoffman comedy, will begin previews March 29, 2019, at the Marquis Theatre, with an opening date of Tuesday, April 23.

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After Years Helping to Reinvent 42nd Street, Cora Cahan Will Step Down by Amanda Svachula

Over 28 years, the arts administrator helped spearhead the refurbishment of a once-seedy district and kept several classic theaters in use.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

John Glines, Tony Winning Producer and Playwright, Passes Away by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of John Glines, a Tony winning producer and playwright.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

New Revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel to End Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The talent-filled revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, starring Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry, will conclude its run at the Imperial Theatre on September 16. The new stagin…

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Encores! Off-Center's Songs for a New World to Be Preserved on Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Encores! Off-Center's acclaimed summer staging of Jason Robert Brown's popular song cycle Songs for a New World will receive an original cast recording from Ghostlight Records. Kate …

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Review: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Ben Brantley

The movie that heralded the jukebox musical has been reinvented as a jukebox musical on its very own terms at the Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Rosie O'Donnell Will Lead Broadway Stars in Protest at the White House Monday by Stephanie Wild

AP has reported that Rosie O'Donnell will lead cast members from some of Broadway's biggest musicals in a protest outside the White House on Monday.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

The hype around ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ is growing by Michael Riedel

Moolah-la: They’re sure spending a lot of money on “Moulin Rouge! The Musical.” The stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s vertigo-inducing movie musical is budgeted at $30 million — a…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Twelfth Night Reviews, News, and Features by BroadwayStars

A collection of links from BroadwayStars

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The provocative Mike Daisey is a straight-shooter in his solo show about guns. by Peter Marks

The monologuist is back at Woolly Mammoth Theatre for “The Story of the Gun.”

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JASON ROBERT BROWNS ON HAL PRINCE, ARIANA GRANDE & GOING HIS OWN WAY by Philip Boroff

INTERVIEW: The last five weeks have been busy for Jason Robert Brown, the 48-year-old composer, lyricist, arranger, orchestrator and performer. There was an acclaimed Encores! run of his 199…

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10 Most-Produced High School Plays and Musicals of 2017–2018 by Sarah Jane Arnegger

Over 4,000 high schools participated in the 80th annual survey, conducted by the Educational Theatre Association.

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Melissa Errico and Charlotte Moore in Conversation by Victoria Myers

Charlotte Moore, co-founded of Irish Repertory Theatre, and Melissa Errico discuss their production of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and their experiences working together as “two st…

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5 Shows to See in New York: ‘Pretty Woman,’ ‘Be More Chill’ and More by Jesse Green

August turns out to be a month for musicals, with science fiction, a Hollywood rom-com and dueling garage bands on the agenda.

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Mark Shenton: Theatre must navigate the choppy waters of cultural change by Catherine Gerbrands

Theatremakers and critics are being forced to chart challenging cultural waters, alert to new sensitivities that their work and words may provoke.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

What Do 525 Ventriloquists Do at a Convention? Ask Their Dummies by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Scenes from an annual “vent” gathering in Kentucky, where puppets rule and their masters crave respect for an unappreciated art form.

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Christine Ebersole at Steppenwolf: Flawless technique and a strange 'SNL' story by Chris Jones

You might recall Christine Ebersole was once on “Saturday Night Live” (same cast as Eddie Murphy and Tim Kazurinsky). You might now know that she got the gig after smoking the right join…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

CBS CEO Leslie Moonves Will Remain at Work Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation | Hollywood Reporter by Georg Szalai and Paul Bond

The company's board of directors is lining up outside counsel to investigate claims in The New Yorker.

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Broadway’s ‘Pretty Woman’ Tops $1M In Seven-Show Week; ‘Head Over Heels’ Totters by Greg Evans

Pretty Woman played seven previews to nearly SRO audiences and Mean Girls set another house record, but the Go-Go’s musical Head Over Heels just couldn’t find its footing as it o…

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Sir Ian McKellen Talks King Lear, His Career, and Gay Rights Activism on Amanpour by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony-winning actor reflects on his love of the stage and tackling yet another Shakespeare play.

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Lincoln Center TKTS booth to display prices, not discounts, on boards by Caitlin Huston

The Theater Development Fund is making changes to its Lincoln Center TKTS booth as a trial run for its other locations. Beginning Aug. 1, the discount ticket booth at the Lincoln Center will…

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CBS This Morning Goes Inside New Musical Dave by Ruthie Fierberg

The morning show goes backstage with director Tina Landau and stars Drew Gehling and Mamie Paris at the show now playing at D.C.'s Arena Stage.

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PBS Will Broadcast U.K. An American in Paris and The Sound of Music in November by Andrew Gans

The Great Performances series will also feature documentaries about John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons and Tony winner Harold Prince.

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Artistic Directors: Let’s Do Better by American Theatre Editors

Four theatre leaders give 'vision statements' in response to the question: How does the role of artistic director need to change in the 21st century?

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

A Rough Rehearsal, a Suicide and a Broadway Show in Turmoil by Michael Paulson

The death of Jeff Loeffelholz, a longtime standby actor in “Chicago,” has rattled the cast and brought attention to workplace behavior on Broadway.

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Actors recall living in fear of Jerome Robbins -- yet dying to work with him by Barbara Hoffman

It’s a legend that even now, 20 years after Jerome Robbins’ death, threatens to define him: While berating his actors, he stepped farther and farther back on stage until he toppled into …

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Friday, July 27, 2018

The Kennedy Center Honors are taking a risk by awarding ‘Hamilton’ — but it’s worth it by Peter Marks

The musical’s section is heartening tribute to American theater

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Ben Brantley Apologizes Over New York Times Review For HEAD OVER HEELS by Alan Henry

Late Thursday evening, following the publication of the New York Times theatre review of Head Over Heels, members of the Broadway community took to social media to express outrage over a rev…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Join James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, More in BBC’s His Dark Materials by Andrew Gans

Jack Thorne penned the eight-part series based on the fantasy novels.

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West End front of house worker steps into leading role to avoid show cancellation | WhatsOnStage by Ben Hewis

Jennifer Caldwell was called upon during a production of Knights of the Rose

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Head Over Heels Reviews, News, and Features by BroadwayStars

Here is a list of all the Head Over Heels articles on BroadwayStars.

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Brushing Up Your Shakespeare, By the Book or Not by Eric Grode

Shakespeare finds his way into many a musical, from faithful adaptations to breakthrough works like “Hair.”

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Finding Music in Shakespeare, Suffragists and Mitch McConnell by Michael Paulson

A rising star in musical theater, Shaina Taub is a fiercely political singer-songwriter who is writing the lyrics for her first Broadway show, with Elton John.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Gwyneth Paltrow’s musical ‘Head Over Heels’ is on thin ice by Michael Riedel

Broadway producer Gwyneth Paltrow skipped Thursday night’s opening of her show, “Head Over Heels,” the Go-Go’s musical, at the Hudson Theatre. Word is she stayed in Montauk, making w…

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Kathy Li Named Managing Director of Playwrights Foundation by American Theatre Editors

The San Francisco new-play incubator has a new leader.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Hal Linden and Sally Struthers Will Join Ed Dixon and Mark Jacoby in Ogunquit’s U.S. Premiere of Grumpy Old Men Musical by Andrew Gans

Matt Lenz directs the limited engagement beginning August 8 at the Maine venue.

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Michael Grandage To Produce & Direct ‘Jack And Lem’ Kennedy Biopic by Greg Evans

Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage will produce and direct Jack and Lem, a feature film chronicling the thirty-year friendship between John F. Kennedy and Kirk Lemoyne “Le…

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43 Photos for 43 Years of A Chorus Line by Hannah Vine

The production opened July 25, 1975, at the Shubert Theatre.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

‘Hamilton’ Filmed Performance With Lin-Manuel Miranda Could Hit Big Screen: Report by Greg Evans

A week after Netflix announced it will film Bruce Springsteen’s hotter-than-hot one-man Broadway show for streaming in December, a similar – but big-screen – plan reportedl…

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Theater Patrons Not Going Gaga Over Go-Go’s Musical by Charles Passy

‘Head Over Heels,’ a new Broadway show featuring music by the 1980s all-female band, has posted weak ticket sales in previews

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Diane Paulus and Alex Rudzinski Will Direct NBC’s Hair Live! by Andrew Gans

The live broadcast is scheduled for May 19, 2019.

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Tanglewood Bernstein Celebration, With Jessica Vosk and Tony Yazbeck, Will Be Broadcast on PBS by Andrew Gans

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will host the tribute to the late composer.

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Monday, July 23, 2018

‘Pretty Woman’ Musical Arrives To Full Houses; Broadway’s Total B.O. Tops $36M by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Pretty Woman: The Musical showed other summer newcomers how it’s done. Though it performed only two previews during the season’s Week 8, the show with the big ti…

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How Yul Brynner Occasionally ‘Opted Out’ of His Number in The King and I by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Judy Kuhn’s time in King and I, Paul Castree’s crazy audition for Tommy Tune, and more.

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Theatre Doesn’t Take A Summer Vacation by Victoria Myers

Between Broadway seasons in New York City, the theatre world is not nearly as quiet as you might imagine. The summer months have become increasingly packed with theatre festivals. We talked …

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Do You Know Broadway’s 15 Shortest-Running Shows That Won Tony Awards? by Hannah Vine

These shows didn’t last long, but they still left as winners on Broadway’s biggest night.

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

WATCH: Tony Winner Donna Murphy Gets Emotional Describing Her Take on Hello, Dolly’s Dolly Gallagher Levi by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor reveals new insight into the backstory she’s created and her favorite Dolly moment.

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Look Back at the 1976 Revival of Guys and Dolls On Broadway by Hannah Vine

The production opened July 21, 1976, at the Broadway Theatre.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Tony Winner Ivo van Hove to Direct 'West Side Story' on Broadway (Exclusive) by David Rooney

The Belgian avant-garde theater-maker will collaborate with modern dance choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker on the first major American revival to depart radically from the original Je…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Patricia Morison, 103, Dies; Broadway’s First Kate to Be Kissed by David Belcher

After failing to hit it big as a Hollywood actress, Ms. Morison became a star of the musical stage in “Kiss Me, Kate” and “The King and I.”

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Courtroom Drama: Producer Offers to Stage Disputed ‘Mockingbird’ for Judge by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

The disagreement over the characterization of Atticus Finch expands to a second lawsuit between the producers and the Lee estate.

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Kennedy Center charges 'Hamilton' ticket buyers more than advertised; computer blamed by Peggy McGlone

The Kennedy Center said customers would be charged the amount cited during the transaction, not the higher amount.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert': TV Review by David Rooney

John Legend, Sara Bareilles, 'Hamilton' veteran Brandon Victor Dixon and Alice Cooper headline NBC's Easter Sunday special, performing the 1971 rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mark Rylance is one of Our Greatest Living Actors - Vox by Constance Grady

Which might sound weird to say, if you haven’t seen him onstage.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Meet the 10 Hottest Chorus Girls in 2018 Broadway Shows

These 10 sexy chorus gals will set hearts pumping in this spring’s Broadway musicals

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Meet the 10 Hottest Chorus Boys in 2018 Broadway Shows

These 10 sexy chorus guys will set hearts pumping in this spring’s Broadway musicals

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Agony and Ecstasy of Writing Negative Reviews by Jesse Green

The Parrotheads were after me. Parrotheads are fans of the singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett and I am the co-chief theater critic for The New York Times. Normally our flight paths would not…

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Why theater professionals are looking to football to increase diversity by Caitlin Huston

Theater and football may have something in common. The League of Professional Theatre Women, an advocacy group for women in theater, is taking a note from the National Football League and as…

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Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run Into December by Jem Aswad

Bruce Springsteen will extend his “Springsteen on Broadway” one-man show until December 15, he announced today. Eighty-one additional shows will go on sale for performances July 10 thro…

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Comes to Broadway - Vogue by Adam Green

photographed by ANNIE LEIBOVITZ On a wintry morning, I find myself in an airplane hangar–size soundstage in Astoria, Queens. It’s one of the few spaces in New York City vast enough to ac…

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Let Them Be Your Stars Again: NBC’s Smash Could Get a Stage Reboot by Halle Kiefer

As any faithful Smash fan/foe knows, Katharine McPhee is currently poised to assume the lead role in Waitress this April. Did their former star’s rise to actual Broadway inspire the creato…

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Lauren Yee, playwright on the verge by Steve Appleford

A real moment of dread came early in the rehearsals for “Cambodian Rock Band.” In Lauren Yee’s new play, a musician trapped in a country ripped apart by revolution and genocide announc…

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At New York Stage Review, Critics Are Doing It for Themselves by American Theatre Editors

Five credentialed writers have bucked the trend of arts journalism cutbacks to create a new review website.

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What I Wore to Get (and keep) the Job: 12 women on the intersection of appearance and professional aspirations by Victoria Myers

In theatre, issues of appearance affect women both on and off-stage, and on both sides of the curtain. We spoke to Tala Ashe, Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, Halley Feiffer, Anne Kauffman, N…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Get in, Losers: We’re Learning How the Mean Girls Musical Got Made | Vanity Fair by Carey Purcell

Lyricist Nell Benjamin on adapting Tina Fey’s 2004 teen classic without losing the movie’s biting humor—or its heart.

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Actor on Fayetteville stage fights nuclear threat - The Fayetteville Observer - Fayetteville, NC by Rodger Mullen

Seth Shelden, starring in “Disgraced” at Cape Fear Regional Theatre, is part of a group awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

What It Took to Bring Disney's Frozen to Broadway by Elysa Gardner

It took plenty of innovation and renovation. Interview with Thomas Schumacher About Frozen the Broadway Musical - Bringing Disney's Frozen to Broadway

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Are Practically Perfect in the Mary Poppins Returns Trailer by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda isn't even nominated for a 2017 Tony Award, and he's already blowing us all away. The first official teaser trailer for Mary Poppins Returns ai…

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

David Ogden Stiers, Major Winchester on ‘MASH,’ Dies at 75 by Pat Saperstein

David Ogden Stiers, best known for his role as the arrogant surgeon Major Charles Emerson Winchester III on “MASH,” died Saturday. He was 75. His agent, Mitchell K. Stubbs, tweet…

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Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV: The Pretty People of PRETTY WOMAN Celebrate Opening Night on Broadway! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The Nederlander Theatre was the place to be last night, as a pretty magical opening unfolded for Broadway's newest musical,PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL. Starring Broadway regulars like Andy Karl…

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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes the Legendary Tony Winner Alice Ripley by Broadwaysted

'You Don't Know' how excited we are for this episode because we are sitting down with the legendary Broadway star Alice Ripley This week we're pouring out MANCAN and Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila …

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THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE Soundtrack Recording Available for Pre-Order, Release Sep. 14 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label today announced that The Beast in the Jungle Original Score Recording will be released digitally and in stores on Friday September 14, 2018.

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Welcome to Hollywood! See Pics of Pretty Woman: The Musical's Big Broadway Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Rodeo Drive is officially on Broadway, baby! Pretty Woman: The Musical opened at the Nederlander Theatre on August 16 after beginning previews on July 20. Starring Samantha Bark and Andy Kar…

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The Broadway.com Show: Samantha Barks, Andy Karl & More Talk Bringing Pretty Woman to the Great White Way on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh and more hit the red carpet for Pretty Woman's big Broadway opening.

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Learn All About Broadway's Beast of a Production King Kong by Broadway.com

King Kong tells the story of an ambitious young actress and a maverick filmmaker as they voyage from the bustling streets of 1930s New York City to an uncharted island where they meet the gr…

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John Kander's The Beast in the Jungle to Be Preserved on Album from Broadway Records by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony-winning legend John Kander's instrumental score of waltzes heard in the acclaimed dance play The Beast in the Jungle will be captured on a recording from Broadway Records.…

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Friday, August 17, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Lisa Brescia, Erika Henningsen, and Kara Lindsay Set for Broadway Sings for Immigration Equality by Adam Hetrick

The September 10 concert at Green Room 42 will benefit the LGBTQ immigrant rights organization.

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Original Score Recording for The Beast in the Jungle to Be Released in September by Olivia Clement

The album, which captures John Kander’s score, will be available next month.

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Songlines review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘sensitive and soulful gig theatre’ by Fergus Morgan

Ah, be still my beating heart. Tallulah Brown’s Songlines, co-produced by DugOut Theatre and HighTide, is the kind of quirky teenage love

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Miss Saigon’s Tiffany Toh and Daisy by Told By Tiffany Toh

“Daisy is actually from Puerto Rico. My boyfriend and I adopted her and we got her at the end of last July. We actually lost our dog last year. She got hit by a car so I was quite depresse…

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Chihuahua review at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh – ‘commendable degree of ambition’ by Fergus Morgan

There’s a commendable degree of ambition to House of Mirth’s new play Chihuahua, but the execution isn’t there to match it. Phil

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Signals review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘touching, two-handed comedy’ by Fergus Morgan

The National Student Drama Festival is such a potent Petri dish for young companies; it’s galvanising to see so many recent participants

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VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of PRETTY WOMAN Opening Night On BWW's Instagram by BroadwayWorld

In the video below, go behind the scenes of opening night on BroadwayWorld's Instagram as company member Tommy Bracco takes us behind the scenes of the show's Broadway opening night from cur…

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Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes Join Roundabout's TRUE WEST; Full Cast and Creative by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company has announcedfull casting for the new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by James Macdonald, starring acclaimed screen and stage actors Ethan…

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KEEPING WITH TRADITION by Sandy MacDonald

The schmaltz goes down more easily in Joel Grey s deft production.

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See Rebecca Luker, Sally Wilfert, Ann Hampton Callaway, and More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Marc J. Franklin

Take a look at some of the shows hitting the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below this month.

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Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Favorite Andy Karl Roles by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Marylouise Burke & Gary Wilmes to Join Ethan Hawke & Paul Dano in Broadway's True West by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West. James Macdonald will direct the production, slated to begin previews on December 27, 2018 at the Am…

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Meat Loaf Musical Bat Out of Hell Announces Jordan Luke Gage as New West End Star by Andy Lefkowitz

The hit West End staging of the Meat Loaf musical Bat Out of Hell has announced that current alternate Jordan Luke Gage will take over the regular track as Strat beginning on September 3 at …

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The Beggar’s Opera review at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘seriously out of touch’ by Tim Bano

John Gay’s 1728 opera was so popular in its time because it erased all the class associations of snobbish Italian opera. Gay

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WATCH: Stars of Broadway’s Pretty Woman on the Opening Night Red Carpet by Ruthie Fierberg

Tony nominee Andy Karl, Samantha Barks, Tony-winning director-choreographer Jerry Mitchell, and more talk about musicalizing the Julia Roberts-Richard Gere classic.

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Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes Join Broadway Revival of Sam Shepard’s True West by Olivia Clement

The actors join previously announced Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano in the Roundabout production.

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Strangers: Pairs review at Greenside, Edinburgh – ‘a nice idea’ by Tim Bano

The concept here is strong: to work magic into the narrative of a theatre piece. But this collection of three scenes doesn’t

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Ubu Karaoke, Asylum, Cornwall, UK — joyous and immensely skilful

Alfred Jarry’s groundbreaking play is ingeniously remade as a drama-cum-singalong in this outdoor setting

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Alec Baldwin, Judith Light, Mandy Patinkin Sign on for Indie Comedy Stupid Happy by Adam Hetrick

Hannah Pearl Utt and Jen Tullock co-wrote the film, which is currently shooting in New York.

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Traverse dominates with three Fringe Firsts in week two of awards by Giverny Masso

Martin Zimmerman’s On the Exhale and Underground Railroad Game by Jennifer Kidwell and Scott R Sheppard have won Scotsman Fringe First awards

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ALRA establishes professional development centre for Northern theatremakers by Giverny Masso

The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts has set up a new training hub providing professional development workshops for theatremakers. The Northern

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Production news round-up: Trevor Nunn to direct Fiddler on the Roof and Motown the Musical announces West End closure by Giverny Masso

This week’s production news includes a production of Fiddler on the Roof to be directed by Trevor Nunn at the Menier Chocolate

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Marylouise Burke, Gary Wilmes join cast of ‘True West’ by Caitlin Huston

Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes will join Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano in the cast of “True West,” this winter. The Sam Shepard play, directed by James Macdonald, will begin previe…

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Photo Flash: New Photos Of The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast of the 20th Anniversary tour of RENT which will play the Shanghai Cultural Centre in China beginning August 30th before returning to the US thi…

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Trojan Horse review – Islamic schools ‘plot’ powerfully revisited by Mark Fisher

Summerhall, EdinburghA sobering examination of British children caught in media crossfireIn the spring of 2014, what was the Trojan horse? Was it the Islamist doctrine allegedly smuggled int…

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Photo Coverage: Andy Karl, Samantha Barks and the Company of PRETTY WOMAN Take Opening Night Bows! by Jennifer Broski

The Nederlander Theatre was the place to be last night, as a pretty magical opening unfolded for Broadway's newest musical,PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL. Starring Broadway regulars like Andy Karl…

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Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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La Maladie de la Mort, Lyceum, Edinburgh review: Provocative and bound to cause controversy by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

A work that speaks to how an inability to emotionally connect turns us into vampires, offering insight into the violence that men commit on themselves and women

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Sally Field & Bill Pullman to Lead New Staging of All My Sons at London's Young Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Sally Field and stage veteran Bill Pullman have signed on to lead a new London production of Arthur Miller's Tony-winning drama All My Sons. Directed by Tony nominee Je…

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London bookshop opens children’s theatre to nurture young audiences by Georgia Snow

A children’s theatre is being set up at the back of a bookshop in north London. Pickled Pepper Books has been operating

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Sally Field and Bill Pullman to Star in London All My Sons by Ryan McPhee

The Arthur Miller drama will play the Old Vic in 2019.

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ArtsBeat Radio on 89.5fm/WSKB 8/17/18: Guests: Meredith Atkinson and Elizabeth Aspenlieder by Mark G Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio on 89.5fm/WASKB for 8/171/8. Mark G. Auerbach interviews Meredith Atkinson from West Hartford's Playhouse on Park and Elizabeth Aspenlieder from Shakespeare and Company.

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Upcoming Auditions for Hamilton, Frozen, Matilda, 1776, and More by Playbill Staff

Here’s a selection of upcoming auditions in New York City and around the country.

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Really Want To Hurt Me review at Assembly Hall, Edinburgh – ‘absorbing coming-of-age monologue’ by Paul Vale

There are coming-of-age tales aplenty at the Fringe but this moving story from Ben SantaMaria captures the well of loneliness that a

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New York International Fringe Festival Returns This Fall by Olivia Clement

Following a hiatus, the annual festival of independent productions will return throughout the month of October.

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Notorious Strumpet and Dangerous Girl review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘striking individual moments’ by Natasha Tripney

Jess Love offers audience members a cup of tea and a biscuit as we file into the room. Her solo show, which

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Review: Camden Fringe, One Last Look, London Irish Centre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Lit by a sequence of flush ceiling lights, the audience sit traverse in a pseudo-conference room. A table marks one The post Review: Camden Fringe, One Last Look, London Irish Centre appeare…

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Review: Marsistan, Sweet Venues Novotel by Afshan D'souza-Lodhi

★★★★ Marsistan (pronounced Mars-istan) is the reason I come to Edinburgh Fringe. This little gem, hidden away in a hotel, The post Review: Marsistan, Sweet Venues Novotel appeared fi…

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Review: Love Lab, Tristan Bates Theatre by Anna Zanetti

A white cube immersed in pitch black. Two minimalist beds and small pillows, a few cubic boxes, a pile of The post Review: Love Lab, Tristan Bates Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Unconditional review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘charm in abundance’ by Natasha Tripney

In Unconditional real-life mother and daughter Stefanie Mueller and Josie Dale-Jones play a mother and daughter putting on a show together. The

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Review: Could ‘Be More Chill’ Be More Shrill? by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, August 17, 2018 The musical Be More Chill was already a bit of a sensation even before it recently opened Off-Broadway at the Pershing Square S…

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Tunng: Songs You Make At Night — surreal nursery singsong

The collection features electronic rhythms and textures, with acoustic instruments and unexpected funkiness

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Our Girl: Stranger Today — fresh, engaging and satisfyingly guitar-y

The London trio’s debut album celebrates the gloriously solid, slabby, roaring sound of a Fender Telecaster

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Anne-Sophie Mutter: Hommage à Penderecki — a customary richness of sound

Two-disc set features variations for solo violin, from which the artist emerges with technique as flawless as ever

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Mitski: Be the Cowboy — eruptions of melody and energy

The artist’s voice is a dominant presence amid guitars, distressed piano, pounding beats and keyboard sounds

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Fall Internships and More Highlight this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 8/17 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 8162018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Atlantic Records Releases 'You And I' from the Forthcoming PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording by TV News Desk

PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL, with original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, a book by Garry Marshall and the film's screenw…

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Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood: With Animals — chilling, creepy, atmospheric

A journey into a sound-world of spectres and sorrows

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VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Return to THE LATE SHOW as Melania Trump to Discuss Omarosa's New Book by Stage Tube

The Late Show's own Melania aka Laura Benanti responds to Omarosa's revelations that the Trump's are stuck in a miserable marriage.

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Eddie Palmieri: Full Circle — exceptional angular discordancy

An album with fresh arrangements revisits the orchestrated rhythms that made the pianist’s early recordings stand out

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On digital: The Senator — truth remains murky

The film shows a man living in the shadow of his two murdered brothers while being groomed for greatness by a belittling patriarch

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On digital: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society — whimsical charm

The cruel history of the German occupation of the island is the backdrop to this period romantic weepie

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On digital: Beast — brooding, slow-burning feature

What are the chances that the devilishly handsome young man hiding in the long grass with a rifle is a sociopathic killer?

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Manhunting With My Mum, C4 — sharp cultural reflections

A likeable Blackburn lass and her mum go for a bit of matchmaking Nigerian-style

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Horizon: Stopping Male Suicide, BBC2 — essential but not easy

Dr Xand van Tulleken investigates why suicide is the biggest killer of males under 50 in the UK

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Insecure, Sky Atlantic — wry, intelligent comedy

Series takes a bittersweet turn as the lead characters realise they’re not the coolest kids in the club any more

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The Innocents, Netflix — disparate and oblique

As teen couple Harry and June run away together, June discovers she can shape-shift

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Pretty Woman on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The musical adaptation of the hit movie officially opened August 16.

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REVIEW: On The Exhale, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Martin Zimmerman’s play On the Exhale now playing at the Traverse Theatre as part of the Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: On The Exhale, Traver…

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38 Pittsburgh cultural organizations granted big bucks by Bloomberg Philanthropies by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The thousands of dollars in unrestricted gifts also come with arts management training for small and midsize groups.

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Edinburgh review: Providence – The Shadow Over Lovecraft at Assembly by Tom Moyser

A surfeit of bluster: Tom Moyser writes on an overblown homage to Lovecraft. The post Edinburgh review: Providence – The Shadow Over Lovecraft at Assembly appeared first on Exeunt Maga…

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‘A rib-tickling diversion’: COURTROOM PLAY: A COURTROOM PLAY – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Jon Gracey’s show features a cast of top Fringe comedians (Mandy Dassa, Lucy Farrett, Emily Lloyd-Saini, Chazz Redhead, Katherine Rodden and Thom Tuck) and sets the audiences up as the jur…

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Youth movies are evolving. And we still love them

With Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’ about to hit our screens, Danny Leigh muses on the strange phenomenon of the coming-of-age movie

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Sally Field And Bill Pullman To Star in All My Sons At Old Vic by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Old Vic and Headlong Theatre have announced that Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons in Spring 2019 This post Sally Field And Bill…

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Photo Coverage: PRETTY WOMAN Company Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway! by Linda Lenzi

PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL, with original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, a book by Garry Marshall and the film's screenw…

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BWW's On This Day - August 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PRETTY WOMAN! by Jennifer Broski

PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL, with original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, a book by Garry Marshall and the film's screenw…

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Edinburgh review: Erewhon at Summerhall by Lilith Wozniak

Both old-fashioned and futuristic: Lilith Wozniak writes on an atmospheric staging of Samuel Butler's 19th century science fiction novel. The post Edinburgh review: Erewhon at Summerhall app…

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PHOTO FLASH: Milly Thomas’ Dust transfers to West End, Follow her Twitter preparation by Featured Content

Did you miss Milly Thomas' Dust, set after the protagonist's suicide, at last year's Edinburgh Fringe or at Soho Theatre? Let our production photo gallery be a reminder to book now so you do…

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How museums embraced digital art

London’s V&A is determined to make the case for games as important design objects in an upcoming show

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Rise Like Lions compiled by Ben Okri — poetic justice

From Manchester to Grenfell Tower, protest verse gives voice to the disempowered

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Edinburgh review: Sparks at Pleasance Courtyard by Hannah Greenstreet

Gentle and gently devastating: Hannah Greenstreet writes on Jessica Butcher's exploration of a mother-daughter relationship. The post Edinburgh review: Sparks at Pleasance Courtyard appeared…

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Unsung review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘wonderfully elastic performance’ by Natasha Tripney

In 2012, the elasti-lipped Valentijn Dhaenens made a splash with Bigmouth, a mash-up of historical oratory and a tour de force of

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Reviving Romances: Carousel and My Fair Lady on Broadway | The Hudson Review by Erick Neher

Shortly after the original production of My Fair Lady opened in 1956, a man lucky enough to score tickets found himself sitting next to a woman of a certain age. The seat next to her was emp…

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The Half review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘intermittently powerful’ by Tim Bano

One of the startling things that comes out of Danielle Ward’s play is how the comedy industry is stacked against women’s success.

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Century Song review at Zoo Southside, Edinburgh – ‘classical technique mixed with rawer vocal colours’ by Ben Kulvichit

As a classical singer, one’s agency is limited. Immersed in the canon of Western music, one’s voice is trained and disciplined, taught

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‘Outrageously kitsch & eccentric’: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre finishes its summer season with an outrageously kitsch and eccentric production of Little Shop of Horrors that will leave you singing its infectious title so…

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All revved up & ready to go, alternate @JordanLukeGage steps into the spotlight to play Strat in London’s #BatTheMusical at @DominionTheatre

When Andrew Polec leaves the West End production of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical it will be Jordan Luke Gage playing the lead role of Strat full-time from 3 September 2018 & he is raring…

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NEWS: Sally Field & Bill Pullman will star in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at The Old Vic in spring 2019 by Press Releases

Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star as Kate and Joe Keller in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong Theatre at The Old Vic in spring 2…

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REVIEW: How To Keep Time A Drum Solo For Dementia, Summerhall,Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews How To Keep Time A Drum Solo For Dimentia at Summerhall at the Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: How To Keep Time A Drum Solo For Dementia, Summerhal…

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Sally Field and Bill Pullman to star in All My Sons at the Old Vic by Georgia Snow

Sally Field and Bill Pullman will appear on the London stage together next year in a new production of All My Sons

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Dominoes review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘well-conceived solo show’ by Ben Kulvichit

For Layla, who is mixed-race and soon to be married to a white man, there’s no worry about whether to take his

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Alex Edelman review – a Jewish comic walks into a Nazi meeting … by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghIn Just for Us, the smooth-talking and apparently fearless Bostonian standup recounts gatecrashing a white supremacist gathering in New YorkA young Jewish guy g…

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Save 38% On Tickets To THRILLER LIVE in the West End by BroadwayWorld

THRILLER LIVE at Lyric Theatre in London's West End is a spectacular, high-octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. We've got a special summer deal on tickets…

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Izzy Jones, Maya Britto and More Will Lead ARABIAN NIGHTS by BroadwayWorld

This autumn, Izzy Jones If Room Enough and The Duck Pond, withWings Theatre Company Le Bossu, Wilton's Music Hall, Maya Britto This Is The Hour, Royal Academy of Music Is There Life After Hi…

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Sally Field and Bill Pullman to Star in ALL MY SONS at The Old Vic by BroadwayWorld

Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star as Kate and Joe Keller in Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong Theatre at The Old Vic in Spring 201…

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Save 25% On Tickets For MOTOWN THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

The hit West End production of Motown the Musical features music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy. It's currently playing at London's Shaftesbury T…

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Famous Puppet Death Scenes review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘brilliantly silly parade of puppets’ by Tim Bano

What’s brilliant about this puppet parade of gruesome deaths is the seriousness with which it’s so silly. Our host Nathanial Tweak, also

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REVIEW: Lost In Thought, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Lucy Danser’s Lost in Thought at Underbelly, Cowgate at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: Lost In Thought, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe ✭…

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Caryl Churchill, Rufus Norris and Phyllida Lloyd among UK theatre figures condemning bombing of Gaza arts centre by Georgia Snow

Leading British theatre figures including Rufus Norris and Caryl Churchill have condemned the bombing of a cultural centre in Gaza by Israeli

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Another One review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘bemusing and slow-paced’ by Ben Kulvichit

You can always rely on Summerhall’s Big in Belgium programme to throw up some curiosities. Another One begins with two people in

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‘Exceptionally funny & brutally relatable: EGG: Richard Pictures – Edinburgh Fringe by Laura Kressly

Egg may be a comedy, but the underlying message behind the sketches is that women are still underrepresented in comedy, in the workplace and are still being objectified.

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Food belongs to everyone, a truth shared by a great restaurant critic and a great chef by Chris Jones

Restaurant criticism is different from other forms of cultural reviewing. For one thing, we all have to eat every day. For another, we have an inevitably intimate relationship with anything …

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Review: Emilia, The Globe by Gabriel Wilding

“Do not take my anger away from me!” screams Emilia Bassano Lanier as she accuses the audience and the world The post Review: Emilia, The Globe appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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NEWS: Jordan Luke Gage takes over as Strat in the West End production of Bat Out of Hell by Press Releases

Jordan Luke Gage will be taking over the lead role of Strat from Andrew Polec in the West End production of Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical at the Dominion Theatre from 3 September 2018.

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Alfred Molina becomes patron of Court Theatre Training Company by Georgia Snow

Alfred Molina has been announced as patron of the Court Theatre Training Company, which has also appointed Tim Gill as its sole

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Top London Stage This Week: Britney Spears, Star Seekers, Simon Rattle and Drug Dealers by Mark Beech

London performing-arts events this week include a great variety of music. There’s a hit-packed show by Britney Spears at the O2, Sir Simon Rattle’s Ravel at the BBC Proms and Fatboy Slim…

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REVIEW: Meek, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Penelope Skiner’s play Meek now playing at the Traverse Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe. This post REVIEW: Meek, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Frin…

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The Providence of Neighboring Bodies review at Underbelly, Edinburgh – ‘Surreal yet gently told tale’ by Thom Dibdin

A quiet examination of the nature of exclusion and fear of the other is framed as deeply ironic comedy in Jean Ann

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Recently reviewed theater for Aug. 17

‘The Light in the Piazza’

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St. Louis World's Fare combines education and celebration in 5th annual festival

Forest Park is home to the fifth annual St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival this weekend, a catch-all celebration offering everything from food trucks and beer to electric bikes and a…

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/17 - WEST SIDE STORY, MAMMA MIA, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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The Price review – David Suchet glows in Arthur Miller revival by Michael Billington

Theatre Royal, BathMiller’s 50-year-old play emerges as one of his best, as two estranged brothers learn the cost of dividing the family spoilsOn its Broadway debut in 1968, Arthur Miller…

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Get ready, there are sweeties in @HeathersMusical’s #WestEnd candy store, kicking off with final casting & a new song to add to your playlist #H

That’s right, a new song has been written into Heathers The Musical ahead of its West End debut at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in September 2018, along with changes to the script too. Oh, …

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Jana Robbins & Haley Swindal – Preview by Sandi Durell

    Appearing together at Feinstein’s/54 Below are Jana Robbins (The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, Gypsy, I Love My Wife) and Haley Swindal (Jekyll & Hyde, White Ch…

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Christina Bianco And James Monroe Iglehart Join Help For Heroes West End And Friends Charity Single by BroadwayWorld

'The Hero - West End and Friends Tribute' is being released in November 2018 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One and will raise funds for Help For Heroes.

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Jordan Luke Gage Will Play Strat in BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical has announced that Jordan Luke Gage will be taking on the lead role of Strat from 3 September.

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Exit Lines: Flights of Fancy by Bob Cashill

Reviews of Head Over Heels and Twelfth Night.

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Valerie review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘Devastatingly raw gig-theatre’ by Fergus Morgan

Oof. Last Tapes Theatre Company’s Valerie hits you like a ton of bricks. It lands an emotional gut-punch so strong it almost

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Early Birds review at PQA Venues, Edinburgh – ‘plenty of laughs’ by Paul Vale

When the BBC sitcom Birds of a Feather launched in 1989 it made household names of Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley

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‘An engaging & gripping story of a heart-warming friendship’: SPIDERS – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Kirsty Herrington reviews Spiders playing at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe.

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Flight review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘memorable and unsettling sensory adventure’ by Natasha Tripney

Buckle up. Flight is a 20-minute experience that takes place almost entirely in darkness and plays on a fear that most of

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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 17, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: The Critics Are Not Kind to “Pretty Woman,” Grande and Corden Sing Some “Little Shop,” and Riedel Praises New Miller-Kazan Focused Play “Today on Broadw…

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Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Addiction: The Untold Story, theSpace by Afshan D'souza-Lodhi

★ There will always be a few shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival that think they need to be avant-garde The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Addiction: The Untold Story, theSpace…

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Trans Pennine review at theSpace, Edinburgh – ‘engaging, bitter-sweet comedy’ by Paul Vale

From the team that gave us last year’s From Today Everything Changes, Ian Tucker-Bell’s Trans Pennine once again uses personal testimony to

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Photo Coverage: The Cast of BE MORE CHILL and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Broadway in Bryant Park is back The 2018 program, which brought the best of Broadway together for free performances, concluded yesterday, August 16.

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Brief 8/17: Read the Reviews for PRETTY WOMAN, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories go inside opening night of Pretty Woman and read the reviews, and more

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White review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘Deeply personal and innovative show about race and identity’ by Francesca Peschier

Koko Brown once joined a Black Lives Matter protest by mistake. She turned a corner and was swept up in the chanting

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Weddings — a summer special

Exhausted bridesmaids, ridiculous cakes: photographers and writers shed light on our most hopeful ritual

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John Paul Evans’s wry take on the family portrait

The pictures show the artist and his partner in a number of absurd domestic scenarios

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Marriage, Tijuana-style: Yvonne Venegas on her father’s wedding photography

In the 1970s, José Luis Venegas and his wife Julia opened a photographic studio with a fresh idea

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The curious phenomenon of mock weddings

These all-female ‘dress rehearsals’ for nuptials became a feature of US women’s colleges

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Fairytale for sale: the brides reselling their dream dresses

Natasha Caruana collected photographs posted online by women hoping to find buyers for their gowns

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BWW Review: Secret Cinema Presents William Shakespeare's ROMEO + JULIET by Rona Kelly

It's that time of year again. Commuters watch and wonder, as waves of people cram onto their rush hour trains. You can spot them a mile off, thanks to their lightsabers, corsets, and this ye…

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Barney Bernard: Such a Potash! by Trav S.D.

A tribute today to stage and screen actor Barney Bernard (1878-1924). Originally from Rochester, Bernard was a “Hebrew” comic in vaudeville, burlesque, Broadway musicals and sile…

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Edinburgh Festival 2018 reviews: Orpheus / Bottom / Backup by David Kettle

Three intimate storytelling shows at Summerhall offer mixed insights Orpheus ★★★★  

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‘Emotional force as well as a certain charm’: THE WWI WARDROBE PROJECT – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

The WWI Wardrobe Project has emotional force as well as a certain charm as Immersive Response’s production seeks to make 1917 more immediate.

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Friday, August 17, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Brantley in Britain: What’s in a List? Two Critics on Theater’s Special Relationship by Ben Brantley

Ben Brantley and his London counterpart Michael Billington find much that’s enthralling about the state of playwriting in their countries.

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Have you congratulated this year's nominees for @TheStage #DebutAwards yet? Full musicals shortlists here!

Everyone's Talking About Jamie's John McCrea and Lucie Shorthouse, Tina The Musical's Adrienne Warren and The King and I's Kelli O'Hara compete with the likes of Bryan Cranston and Aidan Tur…

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Edinburgh Review: Colin Cloud Psycho(Logical) at Pleasance Grand by Francesca Peschier

There is a serious gap in the magic circle regarding Slytherin representation: Francesca Peschier reviews a show by the Sherlock Holmes of magicians. The post Edinburgh Review: Colin Cloud P…

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Common Announces ‘Conversations’ with James Graham and Josie Rourke by Blouin Artinfo

The inaugural “Common: Conversations” event will take place at Pleasance, London on September 17, 2018, with guest speakers James Graham and Josie Rourke. Arts organisation Common has a…

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Edinburgh Review: The Sauna at Summerhall by Rosemary Waugh

One woman and an elf: Rosemary Waugh reviews a Finnish play about the sauna. The post Edinburgh Review: The Sauna at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Rosie Jones: 'People feel awkward about disability so I always have jokes in my back pocket' by Interview By Paul Fleckney

The Bridlington-born standup is at Edinburgh with her debut show. She talks about surprising audiences, her sitcom and how her cerebral palsy lets her push boundariesHow would you describe y…

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BWW Interview: Kerry Ellis Discusses Her Live At Zedel Residency by Fiona Scott

Kerry speaks to BWW about Wicked, the fragile nature of the theatre industry and her upcoming three week residency at Live at Zedel in September.

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A gift of 41 ‘close friends’ beefs up Crocker’s early California collection

Christmas came early to the Crocker Art Museum this year. After many years of consideration, Bay Area collector Wendy Willrich chose the Crocker Art Museum as the recipient of 41 … Cli…

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Jefta van Dinther’s ‘Dark Field Analysis’ at Sadlers Wells, London by Blouin Artinfo

Jefta van Dinther’s show “Dark Field Analysis” will be on stage at Sadlers Wells, London, from September 12-14, 2018. Swedish-German dancing genius Jefta van Dinther will take the…

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Nicola Wren’s ‘Replay’ at SOHO Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

The DugOut Theatre production of Nicola Wren’s “Replay” will be staged at SOHO Theatre, London, from August 21-25, 2018. “Replay,” appreciated for its rich and resounding scri…

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Opera Australia reveals 2019 Melbourne Season by Arts Review

Opera Australia has announced their 2019 Melbourne program, promising a truly spectacular season with five new productions, including one Australian premiere, and featuring some of the world…

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HBO Inks Deal With New Media Company Axios by Blouin Artinfo

Digital news startup Axios is moving into long-form television programs after striking a deal with HBO to produce documentary specials. (Deadline)According to the statement released by Axios…

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Lyn Gardner: As Edinburgh drowns in discarded flyers, companies should think about sustainability by Lyn Gardner

Plenty of people think that all the Edinburgh Fringe does is generate rubbish. That may be unfair to the shows that receive

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Victoria Firth: Becoming an emerging, middle-aged artist at Edinburgh was terrifying but necessary by Victoria Firth

I have been visiting the Edinburgh Fringe for more than 15 years. It’s the place to immerse yourself in live performance, see

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Howard Sherman: It’s a joy to spend time with real theatre fans in Broadway’s ‘rush seat’ lines by Howard Sherman

Every morning, there are queues. Before the sun has risen high enough to clear the skyscrapers that surround Times Square, while teams

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The Gympie Muster: making music and a difference in regional communities by Arts Review

Run by the community, for the community, The Gympie Music Muster, which kicks off next week, is a not-for-profit charity event which has raised in excess of $15 Million for charities Austral…

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Julia Ormond to Star in BBC One’s “Gold Digger” by Blouin Artinfo

“Sabrina” and “Legends of the Fall” actress Julia Ormond is set to make her British television debut in lead role in BBC One’s thriller drama “Gold Digger” as Julia Day.The thr…

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“Godfather” Actress and Jazz Singer, Morgana King Dies at 87 by Blouin Artinfo

Morgana King, the acclaimed Jazz stylist and Marlon Brando’s wife in Godfather I & II died at the age of 87.According to the Washington Post, the actress died on March 22 in Palm Sprin…

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Orion Classics Acquires Nijla Mu’min’s SXSW Winner “Jinn” by Blouin Artinfo

Orion Classics has acquired the North American and Latin American rights to Nijla Mu’min’s feature directorial debut “Jinn,” which premiered at this year's SXSW and won the Special J…

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‘PRETTY WOMAN’ BOTCHED BY ALL-MALE CREATIVE TEAM: REVIEW by James Feinberg

Pretty Woman: The Musical, the over-amplified wannabe tourist trap that opened Thursday at the Nederlander Theatre, illustrates the limits of vision-free Broadway producing. The music is mon…

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Welcome Cast Members from BE MORE CHILL,?MEAN GIRLS, and More! by BroadwayWorld

Stephen DeAngeliscontinues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition ofAT THIS PERFORMANCEto be held onMonday, August 20th a…

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REVIEW: Pretty Woman: The Musical by JK

Review of the evening performance on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City. Starring Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley and Ezra K…

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and the new face of the 1 per cent

The groundbreaking film offers a timely insight into how the world’s wealth is shifting eastward

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Desperate Measures Star Lauren Molina’s 5 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

The Sweeney Todd and Skivvies performer recalls working with Patti LuPone, Wesley Taylor, and more.

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