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, March 2, 2018

Harvey Schmidt, Co-Creator of ‘The Fantasticks,’ Is Dead at 88 by Richard Sandomir

He wrote the music. A former college friend, Tom Jones, wrote the words. What resulted was the world’s longest-running musical (and a lasting partnership).

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‘Three Billboards’ playwright won’t get his Broadway show by Michael Riedel

Martin McDonagh may well win an Oscar Sunday night for his screenplay for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” But his chance at a Tony will have to wait. The transfer of McDonag…

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How the Broadway League plans to bring in new audiences by Caitlin Huston

The Broadway League is hoping to bring a younger generation, and their parents, to Broadway shows using discounts and experiential activities. Fifteen Broadway shows are currently participat…

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NBC’s Production of ‘Bye Bye Birdie Live’ With Jennifer Lopez Pushed Again (EXCLUSIVE) by Cynthia Littleton

“Bye Bye Birdie Live” won’t be taking flight on NBC until 2019 at the earliest. NBC’s planned live event production of the classic musical with Jennifer Lopez in the …

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Mark Shenton: Why I will no longer review shows that don’t pay actors and crew by Mark Shenton

Theatre is a vocation and people are motivated, first and foremost, by the sheer love of doing it. But you can’t live

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Broadway Box Used To Be Such A Nice Neighborhood Til Those Non-Profits Moved In by Joe Patti

Rob Meiksins had a piece on Non-Profit Quarterly that discussed what the non-profit Second Stage Theater’s recent ownership of the Helen Hayes Theater on Broadway might portend in term…

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Michael Riedel is leaving the New York Post for radio by Caitlin Huston

Michael Riedel is leaving the New York Post after 20 years as its theater columnist. Riedel is leaving the paper to work at radio station 710 WOR as the co-host of a morning talk show alongs…

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Lauren Ambrose Finally Gets Her Musical by Alexis Soloski

She made her name on the TV drama “Six Feet Under.” But her last musical? That was “Oklahoma!” — in high school. Now she’s playing Eliza Doolittle in “My Fair Lady.”

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Broadway Box Office: ‘Frozen’ Sizzles in First Week by Gordon Cox

“Frozen” on Broadway is one hot ticket. Disney Theatrical Productions’ new stage version of the animated smash exploded out of the gate in its first week, raking in $926,84…

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Geffen Playhouse Drops Neil LaBute Play by Gordon Cox

The Geffen Playhouse has yanked its planned production of Neil LaBute’s “Fat Pig,” which would have starred Chrissy Metz of “This Is Us,” soon after Off Broadwa…

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Brown Will Cover Tuition for Acting and Directing M.F.A. Program by Andrew R. Chow

The university announced it will provide scholarships in order to promote diversity in its theater program.

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Are you surprised that the young leaders of the Never Again movement are theatre kids? I’m not. | Intimate Excellent by Stephen Sachs

They are young. They are bold and self-confident. They are articulate. They are passionate. They are leading a national movement. And they are theatre kids.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

The Spring Awakening of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Theatre Kids by Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman on how the Tony Award-winning rock musical ”Spring Awakening” relates to the experience of the student survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Savion Glover, Kate Whoriskey, and Ken Rus Schmoll Board 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season by Ryan McPhee

The season begins with Jason Robert Brown’s Songs for a New World.

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to launch international production in Toronto by Caitlin Huston

“Dear Evan Hansen” producer Stacey Mindich is partnering with David Mirvish, a Canadian producer, to bring the musical to Toronto. The show will play Royal Alexandra Theatre in March 201…

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‘Hamilton’ Alum Brandon Victor Dixon Joins NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’ by Joseph Otterson

Brandon Victor Dixon has been cast as Judas in NBC’s upcoming live staging of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” the network announced Thursday. Dixon won a Tony in 2014 as a produc…

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The Problem With Broadway Revivals: They Revive Gender Stereotypes, Too by Michael Paulson

Audiences love the classic songs. And producers love filling seats. But in this #MeToo moment, what to make of musicals like “My Fair Lady” and “Carousel”?

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Exclusive Preview: Video of Elsa’s New Ballad in Broadway-Bound ‘Frozen’ by Michael Paulson

The Brooklyn songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez talked about the new song “Monster” in an interview this week.

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Cameron Mackintosh’s Music Theatre International promotes Drew Cohen to chief executive by Georgia Snow

Cameron Mackintosh’s theatrical licensing company Music Theatre International has reshuffled its senior leadership, appointing president Drew Cohen as global chief executive. Alongside

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Ayad Akhtar Wins Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History by Sopan Deb

“Junk,” Mr. Akthtar’s ambitious study of 1980s Wall Street, receives an honor previously won by Taylor Mac and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Let It Go! Disney's Frozen, Starring Caissie Levy & Patti Murin, Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated new stage adaptation of the hit Disney film Frozen begins performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on February 22. Directed by Tony winner Michael Grandage and…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Judge: IMDB can post actresses’ real ages by Ruth Brown

Actresses can lie about their weight, boob jobs and affairs — but they can no longer fudge their age. A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that a California law forcing the Internet Movie Data…

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Behind the Scene: How Pasek and Paul’s ‘Greatest Showman’ Anthem ‘This Is Me’ Became a Smash Hit by Jenelle Riley

It’s been a good year for Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriting and composing duo better known as Pasek and Paul. After landing an Academy Award for their song, “City of Dreams” …

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Santino Fontana to Step Into Hello, Dolly! on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony Award nominee will temporarily replace Gavin Creel in role of Cornelius Hackl beginning March 13.

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Theater News: Hollywood Bowl to Present Staging of Annie

Once on This Island's Michael Arden will direct the performances.

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Kate Shindle, J. Harrison Ghee, Janet Dacal, and More Join Harry Connick Jr.-Led The Sting Musical by Andrew Gans

Previews begin March 29 at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse.

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Michael Arden Will Direct ANNIE; LA Phil Bernstein 100 Celebration Will Feature Kristin Chenoweth & Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Set for Hollyw by BroadwayWorld

The Los Angeles Philharmonicannounces its 97thsummer season at theHollywood Bowl, featuring a roster of world-class artists in genres ranging from classical and pops to jazz, rock, and world…

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BEAUTIFUL Star Scott J. Campbell Dies At 32 by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Scott J. Campbell, who most recently starred on Broadway as Gerry Goffin in Beautiful.

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Counting On That ‘Harry Potter’ Magic by Roslyn Sulcas

The Broadway home for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ has been rebuilt in the hope that it will run for many, many years. So why is J.K. Rowling worried?

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Broadway is bringing back the ABBA musical you never knew existed by Michael Riedel

I don’t know if the Russians have infiltrated the White House yet, but they were all over the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, last weekend for “Chess.” So what did they think of that…

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3 Young People to Watch in Theater This Spring by Laura Collins-Hughes, Sopan Deb and Matt Trueman

Get to know the playwright Hammaad Chaudry, the 13-year-old actress Rileigh McDonald and the actor Andrew Burnap.

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Grosses Analysis: Holiday Weekend Delivers Box Office Bump; The Lion King and Hamilton Top Earners by Andrew Gans

Nine other shows surpassed $1 million in the week ending February 18.

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‘Torch Song’ Set to Return to Its Original Broadway Home by Peter Libbey

The revival of Harvey Fierstein’s multipart play about the life of a drag performer will open at the Helen Hayes Theater in November.

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The 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical Will Save Us All - VICE by Jo Rosenthal

The show is a Broadway spectacular for people who prefer cartoons.

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LaChanze Embraces Her Diva Side in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Paul Wontorek

The spring theater season has officially begun, and a slew of highly anticipated musicals and plays, both brand new and revisited, are set to bow.'s Spring Preview series ca…

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The Great Comet Is Planning International Productions in Japan, England, and More by Jackson McHenry

Though it may have burnt out on Broadway in the wake of a casting controversy last September, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 will soon reappear overseas. The boundary-pushing …

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‘Angels in America’: Inside Broadway’s Big Bet, Led by Andrew Garfield With Renewed Relevance by Alex Stedman

Andrew Garfield sits in the break room of a Brooklyn rehearsal complex extolling the virtues of a quilt. “That quilt is maybe my favorite piece of art,” he says of the Names Project AIDS…

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Jimmy Buffett’s Broadway ‘Margaritaville’ runs out of margaritas by Gossip

Fans at the debut of Jimmy Buffet’s Broadway musical wanted to waste away in Magaritaville, but the bar ran out of booze.

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: World Trade Arts Center Finds Director, Serial Litigators Targeting Broadway, and “Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York.” “Today on Broadway” is a da…

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Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway by Ben Brantley

After winning two Oscars, she stopped acting for decades to fight Thatcherism. Now, at 81, she’s tackling an Edward Albee classic. But she insists, “I lead a very dull life.”

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Why the JOBS Act has not caught on with Broadway producers by Caitlin Huston

Broadway producers have the ability to reach out to a large, untapped pool of investors, but few have taken up the option. Under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, known as the JOBS Ac…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Serial Suer Targets Broadway Theaters by Marc Hershberg

While most producers struggle to break even on Broadway, one Florida attorney has figured out a sure-fire way to make money.

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

This Week on Broadway for February 18, 2018: Katrina Lenk by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, Julie Musbach, and Jan Simpson talk with Katrina Lenk. Reviews include Bernadette Peters In Hello, Dolly, Porto @ Women’s Project, Reunion Concert of Th…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Harry Connick Jr. Talk Show to End After 2 Seasons (EXCLUSIVE) by Daniel Holloway

Harry Connick Junior’s daytime talk show is drawing to a close. “‘Harry’ is ending it’s run after two seasons,” a spokesperson for NBCUniversal Domestic Telev…

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Bill Rauch to Leave Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 by American Theatre Editors

The longtime artistic director will leave to lead the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Performing Arts at the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Encounters: A Melania Trump Impersonator’s Downtime With Her Daughter by Alexis Soloski

Laura Benanti, the cabaret performer and Broadway star, keeps a low profile in her Harlem neighborhood.

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World Trade Center Arts Space Gets a Lease, and a Leader by Michael Cooper

The new artistic director of the Perelman Center will be Bill Rauch, the theater director who currently leads the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York by John Leland

The unifying voice of the Obama years digs in for a fractious new era and a second child.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Odds & Ends: Elton John Is Writing a New Lion King Song for Beyonce & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Elton John Is Writing a New Lion King Song for Beyoncé Tony winner Elton John is penning a new song for hit singer B…

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Recipients of 2018 Jonathan Larson Grants Announced by Andrew Gans

The recipients will be honored at a private event March 19 in Manhattan.

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Jeff Daniels to star in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway by Jessica Gelt

Jeff Daniels will play the inimitable lawyer Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s forthcoming Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a spokesman for th…

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Tony Yazbeck & More to Lead John Kander & David Thompson's New Musical The Beast in the Jungle by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominees Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) and Peter Friedman (The Treasurer) will star in the new musical adaptation of Henry James' novella The Beast in the Jungle. Susan Strom…

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Neil LaBute Out as Playwright-in-Residence at Off Broadway’s MCC Theater by Gordon Cox

MCC Theater, the non-profit, Off Broadway theater company where Neil LaBute has been a playwright-in-residence for several years, has abruptly terminated its relationship with the writer-dir…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Audible Will Bring Back ‘Harry Clarke’ Off Broadway by Alexis Soloski

The production of “Harry Clarke,” a one-man show starring Billy Crudup, is the latest step in the audiobook maker’s investment in contemporary theater.

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Craig Lucas Premiere, Starring Russell Harvard and Lois Smith, Will Open Playwrights Horizons’ 2018-2019 Season by Adam Hetrick

The upcoming season will also include the world-premiere musical A Strange Loop by Jonathan Larson Award-winning writer Michael R. Jackson.

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Katharine McPhee Joins Broadway’s ‘Waitress’ by Gordon Cox

“Scorpion” star Katharine McPhee will step into the lead role of “Waitress” this summer, marking the Broadway debut of the “American Idol” contestant who&…

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Breaking: Brandon Uranowitz, James Synder & More Will Lead Encores! GRAND HOTEL! by BroadwayWorld

Encores Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores production of Grand Hotel, The Musical, directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Time Review: "Peace For Mary Frances" by Joseph Cervelli

An exasperating evening filled with unlikable characters.

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THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by David Hurst

As she did with John Weidman in Contact at Lincoln Center in 2000, director and choreographer Susan Stroman is breaking the musical theatre form again with The Beast in the Jungle at The Vin…

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PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

It is both significant and problematic that Lily Thorne was a documentary film producer for many years before penning Peace for Mary Frances, her debut play having its premiere in a producti…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Will Death Never Come in ‘Peace for Mary Frances’? by Jesse Green

Upstairs, the matriarch is ready to die. Downstairs, her adult children might kill each other first.

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Review: Dirty Dancing to Henry James in ‘The Beast in the Jungle’ by Ben Brantley

This labored adaptation of a James short story, starring Tony Yazbeck, features a boldface creative team that includes John Kander and Susan Stroman

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Michael Urie by Barry Gordin

By: Iris Wiener May 24, 2018:  Who better to host an award show celebrating the best in theatre than an actor who personifies it? Over the past year, two-time Drama Desk Award winner Mi…

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Meet the Sacramento Ballet’s new artistic director

The Sacramento Ballet announces the 2018-19 season “Roots and Wings” under new Artistic Director Amy Seiwert on May 23, 2018 at Sacramento City Hall. … Click to Continue »

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Editor’s View: Theatre needs to find new ways to reach out to all young people by Alistair Smith

We’ve had a couple of enlightening anecdotes this month from artists revealing how they stumbled into a career in theatre by accident.

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Amber Massie-Blomfield: Hidden gems open up theatre to a wider range of audiences by Amber Massie-Blomfield

Two years ago, Amber Massie-Blomfield set off on a hunt for the UK’s most unusual venues. As she explains, the treasures she

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Block Talk: Episode 63- RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10 RuCap Episode 9 by Michael Block

Things got weird on Drag Race as we the ladies made their acting debuts on Breastworld. And Haireola Grande and I are here to break it all down for you!To listen to the podcast, visit iTunes…

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Photo Flash: Perfect! See Brand New Production Photos of JAGGED LITTLE PILL at A.R.T. by BroadwayWorld

Jagged Little Pillbegan previews on Saturday, May 5at the Loeb Drama Center,64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, and plays throughJuly 15.Opening isMay 24. Check out brand-new production shots …

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Tony nominee Ari'el Stachel stops by HQ to chat about The Band's Visit and more with Beth Stevens.

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Fun Home picks up 4 (or is it 6?) Toronto Theatre Critics Awards by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The Best Actress Prize goes to the three performers who played the role of Alison Bechdel in the acclaimed Toronto production of Fun Home.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Harold Prince Will Join Jason Robert Brown for Prince of Broadway Talkback at Barnes and Noble by Adam Hetrick

The June 1 event will also feature performances from the Broadway musical.

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Westfield New Group ArtsBeat 5/23/18 by Mark G Auerbach

The Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 5/23/18. TheaterWorks presents "The Invisible Hand"; Barrington Stage premieres "The Royal Family of Broadway". "Love Never Dies" at The Bushnell, and more …

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From Wicked to Groundhog Day: Look Back at Andy Karl on the Stage by Hannah Vine

Karl will appear in the New York premiere of Pretty Woman on Broadway this summer.

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Photo Flash: They Can Learn to Do It! First Look at the New Cast of ANASTASIA by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the newest cast members journeying their way to the Broadway stage in Anastasia, check out the photos belowThe new cast members include Zach Adkinsas Dmitri…

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TCM To Pay Tribute To Musicals In June Programming Special 'Mad About Musicals!' by BroadwayWorld

Turner Classic Movies TCMwill pay homage to the glittering world of Hollywood musicals withMad About Musicals,a special month of programming celebrating timeless movie musicals such asThe Wi…

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VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 12- John Tiffany Picks Up A Tony Win for ONCE! by Stage Tube

On day 12 of 30 Days of Tony, we honor a Best Direction of a Play nominee, the man at the helm of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, John Tiffany

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BWW TV Exclusive: Florida State University Brings the Southern Heat to Broadway Sessions! by Ben Cameron

The 'Notes of Florida State University brought the southern heat to Broadway Sessions recently. He extremely talented 2019 graduating class performed alongside dynamic alumni Tanisha Moore F…

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Odds & Ends: Beautiful Star Chilina Kennedy Launches New Theater Company & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Beautiful Star Chilina Kennedy Launches New Theater Company Chilina Kennedy, the power-voiced current star of Broadway'…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Upset: For “Pretty Woman” Musical Tony Winner Steve Kazee Out, Andy Karl (“Groundhog Day”) In by Roger Friedman

It’s a big surprise this afternoon: for the upcoming musical version of “Pretty Woman,” the role of Edward– the millionaire playboy businessman Categories: Featured…

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Turner Classic Movies Will Pay Tribute to Hollywood Movie Musicals in June by Andrew Gans

The celebration will include 90 films, 45 of which have ties to stage productions, including Cabaret, Show Boat, Gypsy, and more.

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First Look at Zach Adkins, Anastasia's New Dmitry by Hannah Vine

Adkins succeeded Derek Klena in the role March 27.

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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Clint Ramos by BroadwayWorld TV

Watch below as Clint tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

My Fair Lady's Lauren Ambrose on Reviving Six Feet Under, Funny Girl Fallout & More on Show People with Paul Wontorek by

Seven years ago, it was announced that Lauren Ambrose would be playing the coveted role of Fanny Brice in the Bartlett Sher-directed Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Though the production nev…

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Robert Redford headed to north suburban Riverwoods for award, performance June 1 by Chris Jones

Robert Redford is headed June 1 to the Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods in north suburban Riverwoods, where he and his wife, German-born environmental activist and multimedia artist Sibylle…

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Simone Swings The Great British Songbook For Her Majesty's Official B'day by BroadwayWorld

West End leading lady amp International Jazz amp Blues vocalist, Simone Craddock, brings her sell-out show to Live at Zedel for one night only on Sunday, 10th May.

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Photo Coverage: COME FROM AWAY Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway! by Jennifer Broski

FROM AWAY began performances on February 18, 2017 and officially opened to critical acclaim on March 12, 2017 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre 236 West 45th Street, and earlier today,…

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Five Burning Questions with Travesties Star Sara Topham

Sara Topham talks about audience expectation at Travesties, advice on mastering Shakespeare, and her rich experience in Broadway's The Importance of Being Earnest.

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Why Coney Island Is at the Heart of Rinne Groff’s Fire in Dreamland by Olivia Clement

Ahead of the play's Off-Broadway premiere at The Public, the playwright and performer explains how the iconic NYC spot inspired her newest piece.

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What Do Ballet Dancers Really Think of Ballet Movies? by Pia Catton

Dancers from the American Ballet Theatre offer their views on everything from The Red Shoes to Red Sparrow.

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This historic Sacramento theater will get an $11 million facelift

Sacramento’s historic Memorial Auditorium is about to get another run in the spotlight. The City Council on Tuesday approved an $11 million renovation of the theater so it can host ……

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Air guitar becomes life philosophy in B Street's effervescent 'Airness'

Playwright Luigi Pirandello’s celebrated and controversial “Six Characters in Search of an Author,” written and first performed in 1921, was a drama within a drama and chock full of ex…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Alexandra Silber and Ken Clark Star in CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director …

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Twelfth Night by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Played as older than either Viola or Sebastian, Elizabeth Heflin is charmingly eccentric as the strong cougar who becomes lovesick and yielding at the sight of Cesario and then Sebastian. In…

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William Perrie obituary by Wendy Mackenzie

My friend William Perrie, who has died aged 78, was a soloist with London Festival Ballet (now English National Ballet) and the Royal Ballet, and shared the stage with many of the greats inc…

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Zachary Levi Joins the Cast of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2016 Tony nominee has landed a recurring role on the second season of the Golden Globe-winning series.

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Celebrando Fornés/Celebrating Fornés 2019-2020 by (ramona)

By Cynthia DeCure, Marissa Chibas. Announcing the Celebrando Fornés/Celebrating Fornés initiative, a year-long event to raise awareness of Maria Irene Fornés’s impact on theatre and pre…

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The Great Leap, Starring Tony Winner BD Wong, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Lauren Yee's play kicks off its New York premiere at Atlantic Theater Company May 23.

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A Ballet Lite Take on Henry James’ ‘The Beast in the Jungle’ Strains to Titillate by David Cote, David Cote

Henry James would find the nearest string of pearls and clutch them if he saw what’s been done to his 1903 novella 'The Beast in the Jungle.'

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Andy Karl Joins Cast of ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical by Michael Paulson

The Tony-nominated actor will replace Steve Kazee, who departed the production several months before it was to begin previews on Broadway.

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Leonard Bernstein’s Peter Pan Will Be Reinvented at Bard by Adam Hetrick

Erin Markey and Peter Smith will co-star in this all-new production of the rarely produced 1950 Broadway musical.

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First Look at Lois Smith, Heather Burns, and Johanna Day in New Group's Peace for Mary Frances by Hannah Vine

The Lila Neugebauer-directed production opens May 23 at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

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Scarlett Strallen, Jim Brochu, Drew McVety, More Set for Buoyant Billions Reading by Andrew Gans

David Staller will direct the reading as part of the Project Shaw series.

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Scarlett Strallen, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Brochu, Drew McVety, More Set for Buoyant Billions Reading by Andrew Gans

David Staller will direct the reading as part of the Project Shaw series.

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Broadway’s Joe Mantello Talks ‘Three Tall Women’, ‘Boys In The Band’, Even ‘Angels In America’ As Only He Can – Tony Watch by Greg Evans

The gorgeous, deceptively calming bedroom set that frames Three Tall Women at Broadway’s John Golden Theatre loses none of its beauty with the lights way up and the house empty (save f…

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Review: Schism at the Park Theatre by Nathan Lucky Wood

Disabling prejudice: Athena Stevens' play about the social politics of disability impresses on its revised return. The post Review: Schism at the Park Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Celebrating Randy Graff: 3 Must-Watch Performances by Matthew Wexler

Happy Birthday, Randy Graff! The Broadway Blog salutes the Tony Award-winning performer with a tribute to our favorite roles.

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NEWS: Olivia Vinall and Edward Hogg are cast in Open Air Theatre’s As You Like It as full details announced by Press Releases

Olivia Vinall and Edward Hogg take the roles of Rosalind and Orlando in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s As You Like It, with Keziah Joseph and Beruce Khan in the roles of Celia and Oliv…

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Spooky Action Theatre’s ‘Small Room’ for patient fans of the offbeat by Celia Wren

A handsome production of a maddening play.

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Winsome Pinnock: 'I used to think we needed change – now we need a revolution' by Lyn Gardner

As her 1986 drama Leave Taking is revived at the Bush, the playwright talks about the pain of being neglected, the barriers faced by writers of colour – and her new play about London‘I a…

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Review: DollyWould at The Old Market, Brighton by Tracey Sinclair

Brains and guts beneath glitzy excess: Sh!t Theatre's love letter to Dolly Parton is gloriously chaotic fun. The post Review: DollyWould at The Old Market, Brighton appeared first on Exeunt …

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Andy Karl to Replace Steve Kazee in Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman: The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Tony nominee Andy Karl has been announced to take over the role of Edward Lewis from Tony winner Steve Kazee in the Broadway-bound Pretty Woman: The Musical. Kazee, who played the…

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Carousel's Brittany Pollack on Starting Ballet Early, Dancing Barefoot & Appearing in Her First Broadway Show by Beth Stevens

Brittany Pollack is currently making her Broadway debut in the dance-heavy role of Louise in the Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. She has been a member of …

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Jason Tam to Join Will Roland & More in Off-Broadway's Be More Chill by Andy Lefkowitz

Recent Lucille Lortel Award-winning actor Jason Tam has joined the upcoming off-Broadway premiere of Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz. Tam will…

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Garen Scribner & More to Join Rob McClure in Jerome Robbins' Broadway at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

St. Louis' beloved outdoor theater The Muny has announced the full 50-member cast set to appear in the company's centennial-season mounting of Tony-winning musical revue&nb…

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Muny Announces Full Cast and Creative for JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theater's opening centennial season show,Jerome Robbin's Broadway. In its first production ever in the world since…

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Zachary Levi To Join Second Season of Amazon's THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL In Recurring Role by BroadwayWorld

According to The Hollywood Reporter, star of stage and screenZachary Levi is set to join Amazon's hit seriesTHE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL. He is cast in the recurring role of an eccentric doctor…

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BWW TV: From Classroom to Stage: Meet Tony Nominees Grey Henson & Jamie deRoy! by BroadwayWorld TV

Below, meet CMU alumni and 2018Tony nominees Grey Henson Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for Mean Girls and Jamie deRoy producer of Tony nominated showsAngels In America, T…

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Jason Tam Joins Cast of BE MORE CHILL by BroadwayWorld

Broadway'sJason Tamjoins the company of this summer's hotly anticipated musicalBe More Chill. Assuming the role of 'The Squip,' Tam joins previously announced cast members from the 2015Two R…

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Breaking: Andy Karl Will Replace Steve Kazee as Star of PRETTY WOMAN on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Three-time Tony Award nominee and Laurence Olivier Award winner Andy Karl will star as 'Edward Lewis' in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL on Broadway. Karl will assume the role from Steve Kazee who …

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Photo Flash: The 2018 Tony Nominees Toast Each Other at the Annual Luncheon! by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday, the 2018 Tony Award nominees gathered at the Rainbow Room in New York City, to toast each other and their nominations. The luncheon was hosted by three outstanding past Tony Award…

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'Pretty Woman: The Musical' swaps leading men for Broadway by Chris Jones

"Pretty Woman: The Musical" will be changing leading men for Broadway. The producers announced Wednesday that Steve Kazee, who played the lead role of Edward Lewis during the show's pre-Bro…

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Take an Inside Look at the 2018 Tony Nominee Luncheon by Hannah Vine

The 2018 Tony Award nominees gathered at the Rainbow Room in New York City May 22.

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Jason Tam Joins Off-Broadway’s Be More Chill by Ryan McPhee

The Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical heads to the New York stage this summer.

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First Look: Consent at the Harold Pinter Theatre by Carly-Ann Clements

The West End production of Nina Raine’s Consent continues previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre with its opening night on 29 May 2018. Directed by Roger Michell and originally co-produced …

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‘Pretty Woman’ Musical Finds Its Man: Andy Karl Cast In Broadway Production by Greg Evans

Three-time Tony Award nominee Andy Karl, last seen on Broadway in Groundhog Day, has been cast as the male lead in the upcoming Pretty Woman: The Musical. He’ll play Edward Lewis (Rich…

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Andy Karl to take over ‘Pretty Woman’ role from Steve Kazee on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Andy Karl will play the leading role of Edward in “Pretty Woman: The Musical” on Broadway, taking over the part from Steve Kazee. Kazee, who played the role in the show’s C…

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Chris Rock, Kelsey Grammer add star power to Steppenwolf Theatre gala by Candace Jordan

It was a star-studded night at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's annual gala, where 675 guests joined the company's ensemble members to celebrate 42 seasons. The May 12 event, held in an enormou…

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‘A tremendously extravagant celebration of acceptance’: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT – Sydney, Australia ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

At its heart Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a tremendously extravagant celebration of acceptance, draped in a kaleidoscope of colour and fun!

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Andy Karl to Star in Pretty Woman; Steve Kazee Departs Broadway Production by Olivia Clement

Karl will appear in the New York premiere of the musical alongside his wife, fellow Tony nominee Orfeh.

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49 Actors Will Join Rob McClure in St. Louis Muny’s Jerome Robbins’ Broadway by Andrew Gans

The production will launch the outdoor venue’s centennial season beginning June 11.

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A Good Yarn About Those ‘Carousel’ Costumes by Abby Ellin

From her couch in Massachusetts, Judith Durant oversaw production of the sweaters worn in the Broadway revival, knitting 13 of them herself.

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Isn't it ironic? Alanis Morissette's Nineties songs speak for today in brand new musical by Joshua Barone, Joshua Barone

An A-list team – including scriptwriter Diablo Cody and director Diane Paulus – are determined to make Jagged Little Pill more than just a juxebox musical

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First Look: Peter Pan at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Carly-Ann Clements

The Olivier Award-nominated production of Peter Pan opened to previews last week and you can now get a wee look at the other-worldly show. The post First Look: Peter Pan at Regent’s P…

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R.I.P. Clint Walker by Trav S.D.

Just heard that Clint Walker (b. 1927) passed away a couple of days ago. Walker was a star I particularly liked. It’s hard to articulate why — he wasn’t a tremendously goo…

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Carousel Cast Recording is On the Way by Mark A. Robinson

The Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, directed by Jack O’Brien and featuring choreography by Justin Peck, has been preserved for posterity with a new cast alb…

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Les Waters’s Vision of Life by American Theatre Editors

The outgoing artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville talks about new plays, directing vs. interpreting, and his impressive beard.

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‘Fascinating, though heartfelt, verbatim performance’: #BeMoreMartyn – THE BOY WITH THE DEIRDRE TATTOO – Manchester ★★★★ by Kristy Stott

Ultimately, #BeMoreMartyn celebrates the life of one extraordinary person who touched the lives of so many people.

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Curve artistic director Nikolai Foster: ‘Yes, I’m a white man. But don’t call me part of the establishment’ by Matthew Hemley

After three years in post as artistic director of Leicester’s Curve, Nikolai Foster is in the curious position of having delivered bigger

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Words That Changed The World Club Talks Desmond's 'Evicted' by Carole Goldberg

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith is among the acclaimed poets who will appear when the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival presents its 26th season outdoors in the beautiful gardens on the ground…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

World Premiere of Beast in the Jungle Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new John Kander and David Thompson dance play is directed by Susan Stroman at the Vineyard Theatre.

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Kathleen Turner Debuts Finding My Voice by Sandi Durell

    by Sandi Durell    A most unexpected pleasure is the debut of film icon Kathleen Turner at the sumptuous Café Carlyle. One doesn’t have to look at the stage, but just…

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How Aladdin does everything right (In-Depth Review)

Once upon a time, I used to be a wee lad who from time to time spiraled into a deep depression, even at a very young age. Eventually, I came to realise that the best way to recover from dep…

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Review: The Remains at Studio Theatre by Roy Maurer

Playwright Ken Urban’s absorbing new play starts strong and keeps you hooked during most of its snappy real-time runtime before slogging down in a closing exhalation and then abruptly comi…

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CAROUSEL Revival Cast Album to Be Available Digitally June 8th, in Stores July 13 by BroadwayWorld

Producers Roy Furman and Scott Rudin announced today that the critically acclaimed revival of Rodgers amp Hammerstein's Carousel, now nominated for 11 Tony Awards, will release a new cast re…

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Peace for Mary Frances Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Lily Thorne play receives its world premiere in a production from The New Group, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

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Barrington Stage Company Season Launches With Typhoid Mary by Andrew Gans

Performances begin May 23 at the Massachusetts venue.

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Breaking Down the Once On This Island Revival Cast Album Track by Track by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

Songwriters Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty take listeners into the creative process behind the score to their beloved Once On This Island, nominated for eight Tony Awards.

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20 Questions in 2 Minutes with A Bronx Tale Star Adam Kaplan

Watch Adam Kaplan take on 20 questions about A Bronx Tale, Newsies, Kinky Boots, dream roles & more.

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Laurie Metcalf on the reboot of 'Roseanne,' Broadway's 'Three Tall Women' and 'The Big Bang Theory.'

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MEAN GIRLS Tour to Launch from Buffalo in Fall 2019 by BroadwayWorld

Mean Girls will launch a National Tour in the Fall of 2019 beginning at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. The show will also tech and rehearse at Shea's in the weeks preceding public performances. Mea…

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BWW Exclusive: THE BAND'S VISIT Takes DC! Go Behind the Scenes of the Cast's Trip to the Tiny Desk! by BroadwayWorld TV

Just yesterday The Band's Visitmade history as the first Broadway cast to perform for NPR's Tiny Desk series. Click here to watch Tony nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub and more perform s…

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Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to experience Joshua Henry's soul-stirring "Soliloquy" on repeat. The Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel has announced an original Bro…

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Carousel Revival Sets Cast Recording Release Dates by Ryan McPhee

The album for the Tony-nominated revival will be available to stream and download in June.

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Cheo Bourne and Lena Moy-Borgen Perform at Don’t Tell Mama on Saturday, June 2nd

Cheo Bourne and Lena Moy-Borgen are teaming up for a new variety cabaret show, Moy-Borgen & Bourne’s Office Party, at Don’t Tell Mama on Saturday, June 2nd at 7 PM. Watch them curate an …

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Network formed to support ‘vulnerable’ storytellers by Giverny Masso

A new network for storytellers that will address issues specific to the role – including a lack of formal contracts and no

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Do you have to be paid a fee for your review to be critically valid? by Susan Elkin

I don’t think it matters whether you’re writing for a national newspaper, your own website or a small organisation which doesn’t pay for reviews. The important thing is that you can, a…

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GUEST BLOG: Why Saving Original Theater Journalism Matters to Broadway by Matt Britten

When I launched the theater industry newsletter Broadway Briefing about 3 years ago, I sent the first edition out to about 20 friends. I never could have imagined how quickly it would grow &…

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International news round-up (May 24) by The Stage

Russia to host World Congress of critics RUSSIA/ST PETERSBURG In partnership with the Europe Theatre Prize, the 29th World Congress of the International

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Marieann Meringolo Celebrates Her Latest CD Release at the Iridium, on Tuesday, May 29th

MAC and Bistro Award winning vocalist, Marieann Meringolo, will celebrate her latest recording, Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman (BluJazz Records), with a …

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Plans for theatre in former Reading Gaol move a step closer by Matthew Hemley

Ambitious plans to turn the former Reading Gaol into a theatre space have moved a step closer, after campaigners secured access to

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Wigan’s Royal Court Theatre to be restored after more than 40 years by Georgia Snow

Wigan’s Royal Court, which has not been in use as a theatre for more than 40 years, is being brought back to

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Andrew Scott to Return to Simon Stephens’ Sea Wall at the Old Vic by Ryan McPhee

The London production will begin performances next month as part of the venue’s 200th anniversary.

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Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer Add Second NYC Concert by Adam Hetrick

A second performance of Starring Opposite You will take place July 17 at Sony Hall.

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Ten Transformative Ideas for Community-Building and Cross-Cultural Exchange by (jdstokely)

By Caitlin Cassidy. Caitlin Cassidy discusses ten principles and practices she's learned as an artist working at the interesction of arts and cross-cultural exchange, and as one of Georgetow…

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Watch Heather Headley, Matthew Morrison, More Belt Out Tunes at Muny’s An Evening With the Stars by Andrew Gans

Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, and other Broadway favorites were part of the cast of 100 at the St. Louis venue.

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'Beauty Mark' Starring Laura Bell Bundy is Now Available On Digital and On Demand - Watch the Trailer Here! by BroadwayWorld

Harris Doran's award-winning film Beauty Mark, starring Laura Bell Bundy, has been released by The Orchard and is available nationwide On Digital and On Demand. The film, which premiered at …

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The Grönholm Method review – Apprentice-style contest keeps you guessing by Michael Billington

Menier Chocolate Factory, London Four applicants undergo a gruelling selection process while tricks are played on the audience in Jordi Galceran’s dramaSince its Barcelona premiere in 2003…

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Sara Bareilles and Andrew Lloyd Webber: “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” by Broadwaydirect

Sara Bareilles and Andrew Lloyd Webber team up for an intimate performance of "I Don’t Know How to Love Him" from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. The post Sara Bareilles and…

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The Breadwinner — childlike but harrowing

An animated feature set in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan that unfolds with vivid simplicity

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The Rape of Recy Taylor — chastening, shocking

A spectral documentary that gives old events new force

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This Is Congo — mercilessly illuminating

Daniel McCabe’s documentary tells the story of a troubled country through multiple portraits

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Interactive Show FOR KING AND COUNTRY Extended Until 29 July by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand For King and Country has been extended until Sunday 29th July 2018. The show offers audiences a chance to immerse themselves in a gaming style experience.

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Olivia Vinall, Edward Hogg, and More to Star in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT by BroadwayWorld

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced casting for As You Like It. Directed by Max Webster, the production plays 06 July - 28 July.

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Zama — a film starved of passion

Argentine director Lucrecia Martel’s movie is a lacklustre depiction of festering colonialism

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Edie — a clumpy, wistful tale

Sheila Hancock stars in this winsome film about a widow and a Scottish mountain

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VIDEO: Child Sings 'On My Own' Impersonating Lea Salonga...and Lea Approves! by Stage Tube

Esang De Torres, a contestant on the Philippines television show Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids, impersonated Lea Salonga, performing a rendition of On My Own from Les Miserables.

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Pasadena Playhouse Season Includes Ragtime and Tiny Beautiful Things by Adam Hetrick

Jason Alexander will direct the season opener, Karen Zacarias’ Native Gardens.

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Unsuspected Riches in the Dossier of James Gleason by Trav S.D.

Movie fans who know and love James Gleason (1882-1959) as a crusty character actor in such films as Meet John Doe (1941), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) ma…

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Andrew Scott is to reprise his role in Simon Stephens' Sea Wall at The Old Vic this summer

It has just been confirmed that award-winning Irish actor Andrew Scott is set to star in critically acclaimed monologue Sea Wall, which was written by English playwright  Simon Stephens.…

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First Look at Orlando Bloom in Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe in the West End by Hannah Vine

Simon Evans directs the London production, which began performances May 18.

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NEW: Simon Stephens’ Sea Wall starring Andrew Scott is added to Old Vic bicentenary season by Press Releases

In celebration of its 200th Birthday, The Old Vic today has announced a special additional production to its Bicentenary season. The acclaimed Paines Plough production of Sea Wall, by Simon …

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Text of the Day: Nine Night by Aleks Sierz

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

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

EastEnders Star Martin Kemp to Join London Revival of Chicago by Andrew Gans

Kemp will succeed Cuba Gooding Jr. as Billy Flynn.

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INTAR to Present World Premiere of Christina Quintana’s Scissoring by Olivia Clement

The new play, directed by Estefanía Fadul, will begin performances May 31.

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What to see during Kids Week by Carly-Ann Clements

There are 43 incredible shows to choose from this year. Explore some of the shows and plan your Kids Week right here, right now. The post What to see during Kids Week appeared first on Offi…

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Kids Week 2018 shows announced! by Carly-Ann Clements

Today, we're thrilled to announce the return of Kids Week. This August, there will be FREE children's tickets to more than 40 hit shows throughout the month. Tickets go on sale on 12 June at…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Finding Drama in Solitary Confinement by Jo Glanville

The journalist Can Dundar wrote the book “We Are Arrested” while imprisoned in Turkey. Now, Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company has turned it into a play.

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Matilda announces a West End extension, alters weekday start time to 7pm

Matilda The Musical, which has been running at the Cambridge Theatre for an astonishing 8 years, has just announced an extension.

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Make Some Noise This Half Term With The Unstoppable Smash-Hit STOMP At Birmingham Hippodrome by BroadwayWorld

With the promise of another great British summertime on its way, here at the Hippodromewe're unleashing our inner-child with a fun-packed programme of live theatre guaranteed to keep the who…

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VIDEO: Heather Headley Performs 'Sadie, Sadie' At The Muny's Centennial Celebration by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's centennial celebration gala performance Check out the video featuring Heather Headley performing the 'Sadie, Sadie' from Funny Girl

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Fat Blokes review – angry and joyful cabaret created by plus-size men by Lyn Gardner

Home, Manchester Scottee’s show is an act of ‘fat rebellion’ with a cast who share their stories and consider their identities through dance A large bearded man is dancing centre stage…

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Review: In the Shadow of the Mountain, Old Red Lion Theatre by Simon Fearn

This is a play I’m a bit conflicted about. Initially I was sure I was going to hate it. By The post Review: In the Shadow of the Mountain, Old Red Lion Theatre appeared first on A Younger …

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In pictures (May 24): Alfred Molina in Red, The Girl on a Train, West End Bake Off, Barbican and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Red at

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Diary: Hannibal hostel fit for a Hop-king by Tabard

Some of us can’t look at Anthony Hopkins without seeing Hannibal Lecter, so convincing was he in the role of the flesh-eating

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Diary: Fond final farewell to feisty feline friend by Tabard

Spare a thought for the good people of Strode Theatre in Somerset, who this week had to say goodbye to Harvey, the

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In defence of Central head – quota debate rages on (your views, May 24) by The Stage

This is not a debate that can be easily settled. Training institutions find themselves the meat in a decidedly awkward sandwich. On

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‘This show entertains from start to finish’: H.R. HAITCH – Union Theatre by Laura Kressly

H.R. Haitch is a brilliant example of the future of musical theatre in Britain and walks a playful line between politics and humour that provides an important dialogue about the ridiculousne…

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25 DAYS OF TONYS: How Does Director Tina Landau Describe SpongeBob SquarePants? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee reveals the four ingredients she mixed to create the electric world of Bikini Bottom on Broadway.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

West End production of Chicago announces Martin Kemp as the new Billy Flynn

English actor, musician, and director Martin Kemp (Let It Shine judge, Celebrity Big Brother 2012, EastEnders, The Krays) has been confirmed to be taking over the role of Billy Flynn fr…

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First look: Orlando Bloom and the cast in Killer Joe by Carly-Ann Clements

Tracy Letts’ black comedy thriller, Killer Joe, opened to previews on Friday 18 May and you can now have a sneak peek at the action. The post First look: Orlando Bloom and the cast in Kill…

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THRILLER LIVE Comes to the Bristol Hippodrome by BroadwayWorld

Direct from London's West End where it is now in its record breaking 10th year, THRILLER LIVE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer.

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BWW's On This Day - May 23, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Fourth Annual West End Bake Off Raises Record Breaking ?9,500 by BroadwayWorld

Theatrical charity Acting for Others today announces that 9,500 was raised at the fourth annual West End Bake Off last weekend breaking all previous records for monies raised at this event, …

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It’s true… @realmartinkemp will be turning on all the charm as Billy Flynn in the West End’s @ChicagoOnStage from July

Following in the footsteps of Cuba Gooding Jr, the actor & musician will be playing the smooth-talking, razzle-dazzling lawyer from 2 July until 1 September 2018. Now we’re wondering who i…

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Review: Schism, Park Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Harrison is a failed architect turned maths teacher, and at the beginning of Schism, is preparing to end his own The post Review: Schism, Park Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Review: Iolanthe, Richmond Theatre by Saskia Coomber

When I was first told that this production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe would be made up of an all- The post Review: Iolanthe, Richmond Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatr…

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Feature: Speaking Volumes: Using Spoken Word in Gig Theatre by Stef O'Driscoll

Gig theatre is an evolving form that myself and fellow members of the PUSH THINGS FORWARD Collective (Middle Child, nabokov The post Feature: Speaking Volumes: Using Spoken Word in Gig Theat…

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LOGOS: Disney's Frozen by JK

Shortly after they announced that a musical version of Disney's Frozen was coming to the stage, the powers that be came up with several possibilities.  (You can see all o…

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FEATURED SHOW: In the Shadow of the Mountain at Old Red Lion Theatre, ★★★★ reviews are in! by Featured Content

Felicity Huxley-Miner's new mental health play In the Shadow of the Mountain gets its world premiere at the Old Red Lion Theatre in May. Have a watch of this new teaser trailer - and then ge…

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‘Bold & multicoloured take on a well-loved classic’: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Greenwich Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

A bold & multicoloured take on a well-loved classic, with comedy and music running through the entire piece – and an unforgettable Pyramus & Thisbe.

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Our Top 25 in Chicago theater for summer 2018 by Kerry Reid

When spring comes so late, we know it’s even harder to take time away from beaches and barbecues, street fairs and sunshine. But great theater happens year-round in Chicago. Here are 25 pi…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

University of the Arts London unveils plans for new college in Wimbledon by Georgia Snow

The University of the Arts London has announced major expansion plans under which a “total performance school” will be created in west

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NEWS: Martin Kemp stars as Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago from July by Press Releases

Martin Kemp will star as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi-award-winning Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End from Monday 2 July for a limited season until Satu…

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Female writers responsible for just 14% of primetime TV dramas – report by Matthew Hemley

Just 14% of primetime TV dramas are written by women, a new report has found. It also reveals that less than a

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Twelve-seat theatre housed in former public toilet saved by local college by Giverny Masso

A former public toilet in Worcestershire, thought to be the UK’s smallest theatre, has had its future secured by a local college.

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Adam Blanshay Productions to bring French work to the UK and ‘bridge the divide post-Brexit’ by Matthew Hemley

Producer Adam Blanshay has launched his own company to focus on bringing French works to the UK, in a bid to “temper

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‘Lack of job security in UK theatre is forcing parents out’ – MP Tracy Brabin by Georgia Snow

Labour MP Tracy Brabin has warned that parents are at risk of being forced out of the theatre industry because of a

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An Interview with Juan Francisco Villa and Daniel K. Isaac of ‘The Gentleman Caller’ by Jose Solis

Juan Francisco Villa and Daniel K. Isaac, the stars of The Gentleman Caller, talked to us about playing legendary playwrights Tennessee Williams and William Inge, in Philip Dawkins’ se…

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Andrew Scott to reprise role in Simon Stephens’ Sea Wall for Old Vic run by Georgia Snow

Simon Stephens’ Sea Wall, starring Andrew Scott, is to be revived for a limited run next month. The monologue was first produced

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New York spirit takes flight at London International Festival of Theatre by Nick Awde

From Taylor Mac to LED pigeons, LIFT’s guest director David Binder speaks to Nick Awde about how his cross-Atlantic experiences have helped

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The Gronholm Method, Menier Chocolate Factory, London, review: A clever exercise in audience manipulation but not a whole lot more by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Jordi Galceran's black comedy about the group interview from hell has been produced in 60 countries around the world

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NEWS: Former film studios will be reopened as Wembley Park Theatre in autumn 2018 by Press Releases

The Wembley site that hosted The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and Pop Idol is to be reopened as a 2,000-seat theatre this autumn. Award-winning temporary venues pioneer Troubadour Theatr…

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Photo Flash: First Look at KILLER JOE, Starring Orlando Bloom by BroadwayWorld

Orlando Bloom leads the cast in Tracy Letts' black comedy thriller Killer Joe for a strictly limited 13-week run. Killer Joe, directed by Simon Evans at Trafalgar Studios 1 until 18 August …

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UAL Announces New Total Performance School by BroadwayWorld

University of the Arts London has unveiled ambitious plans to become the leading international performance institution - by announcing a major expansion of performance at Wimbledon College o…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the West End Transfer of Nina Raine's CONSENT by BroadwayWorld

The West End production of Nina Raine's Consent continues previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre with its opening night on 29 May 2018. Directed by Roger Michell and originally co-produced a…

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Jamie Newall, Paul Brendan, and More to Star in Iris Theatre's THE TEMPEST by BroadwayWorld

Paul Brendan Faithful Ruslan - The Story of a Guard Dog, Belgrade Theatre and Citizen's Theatre Julius Caesar, The Tobacco Factory Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe, Charlotte Christense…

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Martin Kemp To Star In CHICAGO In London by BroadwayWorld

Martin Kemp will star as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End from Monday 2 July for a limited season until Saturd…

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Brand New Theatre Announced For Wembley Park By Troubadour Theatres by BroadwayWorld

Today Wembley Park announced an exciting new theatre venture. The flexible 1,000-2,000 seat capacity Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is being created inside the former Fountain Studios by aw…

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‘A stunning, candid & compelling play’: SCHISM – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Athena Stevens' Schism is a bold and candid two-hander about ambition, power and determination, played out over 20 years in a stormy relationship that is more Machiavellian than true romance.

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Careers Clinic: How do I tell my mum she’s not my manager? by John Byrne

My mum was a professional musical theatre actor back in the 1980s, and inspired me to go to stage school. Over the

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Absolute GOLD – Martin Kemp to star in Chicago by Carly-Ann Clements

Martin Kemp is currently practicing his jazz hands because, from 2 July, he will star as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi-award-winning Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre. The post…

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Martin Kemp to take over as Billy Flynn in Chicago by Georgia Snow

Martin Kemp will take over from Cuba Gooding Jnr as Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago, it has been

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On the Couch with Kurt Elling by Arts Review

Who is Kurt Elling? An American Jazz singer. Husband for one. Father for two. Brother for three. What would you do different to what you do now? You mean if I couldn’t sing? Probably a…

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The Gronholm Method review at Menier Chocolate Factory, London – ‘slight and slack’ by Natasha Tripney

Four job applicants enter a room. They think they’ve been called there for the final phase of a job interview for a

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BWW Review: A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARD, Pleasance Theatre by Gary Naylor

A curiously intrusive structure gets in the way of the extraordinary, one-off comic genius that was Spike Milligan in an affectionate tribute from Chris Larner and Jeremy Stockwell.

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REVIEW ROUND UP: 3Women at the Trafalgar Studios by Emma Clarendon

Michael Yale directs new play 3Women, exploring what it means to be a woman in the 21st century by Katy Brand. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…

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WATCH: Back where it all began - Lin-Manuel Miranda debuts Hamilton at the White House in 2009 #HamiltonHumpDay

It is without a doubt one of the biggest shows ever written. HAMILTON feels like it's been around for decades but that's not actually the case. It all started in 2009, when writer Lin-Manuel…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Shoshana Bean, Susan Blackwell, and More Join Off-Center Season, “Come From Away” Goes Above and Beyond, and Merle Dandridge to Return to “OOTI”! “Today…

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VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA, His First Kiss, and More on THE LATE SHOW by Stage Tube

Andrew Garfield, currently starring in Angels in America on Broadway, appeared on last night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He talked about why the show is still relevant 25 years later, …

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Brief 5/23: THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE and PEACE FOR MARY FRANCES Open, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories The Beast in the Jungle and Peace for Mary Frances both open off-Broadway today

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From the House of the Dead, Bavarian State Opera, Munich — grim but absurdist

Frank Castorf intriguing, chaotic staging of Janáček’s opera threatens to overwhelm the music’s subtlety

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King’s Cross Theatre team to launch new ‘fully flexible’ space in Wembley by Matthew Hemley

A new adaptable venue that can seat up to 2,000 people is to open in north-west London, headed by the team that

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Turbine by Arts Review

Power and identity come face-to-face with contemporary ballet and live music as Collusion Music and Dance Ensemble in partnership with the Brisbane Powerhouse, presents Turbine for a limited…

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Sacramento Ballet introduces new artistic director, pledges innovation

The Sacramento Ballet introduced new artistic director Amy Seiwert to the public at a windy event outside city hall Wednesday afternoon. Seiwert, who was a Sacramento Ballet dancer for eight…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Translations – review by Alfred Hickling

Crucible, SheffieldAn exemplary revival of what may be Brian Friel's greatest play makes a fine centrepiece to this season of his workBrian Friel's 1980 drama was born from twin impulses: th…

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‘Playing with notions of history repeating itself is exciting‘: Our interview with Ghost About the House’s Matt Gibbs by Featured Content

In Ghost About the House, premiering at the King's Head Theatre in June, Sioned Jones plays two characters connected to the same Islington house, but separated by 70 years. In this latest in…

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Q&A podcast and photos: How has Anthony Horowitz lent his support to Mindgame revival? by Terri Paddock

A keen audience of Anthony Horowitz fans and super sleuthers last night at Mindgame made for a highly revealing post-show Q&A. How many set secrets did we correctly identify? And which…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Talks THE RINK at Southwark Playhouse by Cindy Marcolina

Gemma Sutton is taking on the role of Angel in The Rink at Southwark Playhouse. The actress, whose previous credits include Gypsy at the Savoy, discusses musical theatre, roller-skating, and…

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BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, New Wimbledon Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

For those not around in 1971, it's easy to be ignorant of the huge impact that Carole King's seminal album, Tapestry, had at the time. Beautiful The Carole King Musical opens with King's con…

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Japonisme: Japan and the Birth of Modern Art by Arts Review

In 1854, Japan opened its borders to international trade following a long period of self-imposed isolation. The resulting influx of Japanese artworks into Europe triggered an artistic revolu…

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Competition: Win tickets to see Lonely Planet at Trafalgar Studios by The Stage

A wonderfully moving, funny and intimate play focusing on the struggle to come to terms with illness, mortality and the stigma associated

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‘Love and Intrigue’ at BAM Harvey Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Love and Intrigue” will be on stage next month at BAM Harvey Theater, New York.Written by Friedrich Schiller, and directed and adapted by Lev Dodin, the show is in Russian with English …

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85

One of America’s greatest novelists rose to fame with ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’

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“Africa Utopia” at Southbank Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Africa Utopia,” a festival celebrating African music, dance and literature, will take place at Southbank Centre in London, July 20-22. “Championed by Senegalese singer and human right…

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Stephen Arnell: Commissioning Skinner and co as first-time playwrights is an own goal for the BBC by Stephen Arnell

BBC Arts’ decision to launch first-time playwright initiative, ‘Debut’, to create work for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, was something of a PR

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New Roots: Genevieve Dawson at The Old Queen’s Head, London by Blouin Artinfo

The singer-songwriter Genevieve Dawson will perform at The Old Queen’s Head, London, backed by her full band, on May 24. Dawson brings “together a frank lyrical style with a warmth and s…

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Mark Shenton: Professional versus amateur: in theatre, what’s the difference? by Mark Shenton

We have a thriving theatre culture in the UK, both on professional stages and with more than 2,500 amateur dramatic companies, which

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Giles Watling: EU lighting regulation will put UK hits such as Harry Potter at risk by Giles Watling

Having been a director of more than 70 plays, an actor, writer, producer and at one time a lighting designer of my

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Stefanie Powers and Clive Francis Star In New UK Tour Of 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD by Bww News Desk

Cambridge Arts Theatre today announces a new UK tour of James Roose-Evans' adaptation of Helene Hanff's novel 84 Charing Cross Road, in collaboration with Lee Dean and Salisbury Playhouse. R…

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Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer at Tilsiter Lichtspiele, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

Das Schweigende Klassenzimmer, the Silent Revolution (English) is a true life account of how the The 1956 Hungarian Revolution inspired a few East German teenagers to stage a wordless protes…

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Pop-up Globe to play Sydney by Arts Review

One of the world’s most popular new live entertainment destinations, Pop-up Globe, has announced it will be popping up in Sydney later this year. Pop-up Globe – the world’s first f…

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Rachel Bloom Reveals Her Intern Stories at SNL by Young Hollywood

Rachel Bloom Reveals Her Intern Stories at SNLYoung Hollywood is lakeside at SXSW in Austin with the wonderfully hilarious Rachel Bloom to talk about her indie comedy noir film 'Most Likely …

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Fuller House's Candace Cameron Bure Reveals Her Classy Secret by Young Hollywood

Fuller House's Candace Cameron Bure Reveals Her Classy SecretWe're excited to welcome the one and only Candace Cameron Bure back to the Young Hollywood Studio to scoop us on the upcoming 4th…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

The Tony Awards: Crass Commercial Or Necessary Institution? by Lee Seymour

The Tony Awards mark Broadway's biggest night. But what does the ceremony mean in a year without a hit like 'Hamilton'?

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Beth Malone Steps Into Broadway’s Angels in America Full-Time May 23 by Ryan McPhee

The Tony nominee, who has appeared in the two-part play at select performances, succeeds Amanda Lawrence.

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Ashley Park and Grey Henson Recreate Casey Nicholaw's Choreography From Spamalot to Mean Girls by Playbill Staff

Watch the Mean Girls Tony Award nominees celebrate their Tony-winning director-choreographer.

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A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: F is for Pepper Fajans and Kristen Foote by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: F is for Pepper Fajans and Kristen Foote, Fajan says on his greatest achievement, "Having a daily personal practice. It’s always shifting but includes exer…

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London Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Welcomes New Principal Cast, Including Jamie Ballard in Title Role by Andrew Gans

The new cast members begin performances May 23 at the West End's Palace Theatre.

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5 Stars Who Inspire Grey Henson’s Damian in Mean Girls on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2018 Tony nominee opens up about the inspirations behind his scene-stealing character.

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Hartford Actress Part Of LGBT Film Fest's Spotlight On Trans Issues by Susan Dunne

A few years back, the Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival was renamed the Connecticut LGBT Film Festival. This year, the “T” in LGBT is placed front and center. The 31st annual Hartf…

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