Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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The Theatre by Lily Karlin

FRINGE BENEFITS The British monologuist Daniel Kitson returns to St. Ann’s Warehouse with “It’s Always Right Now, Until It’s Later.” (Previews begin Jan. 3.) ♦ MCC revives the m…

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Television Review: Review: In TV Land’s ‘Younger,’ a Woman Cheats the Clock to Land a Job by Alessandra Stanley

Sutton Foster stars as a 40-year-old unemployed mother who poses as 26 to win an entry-level position in the publishing industry.

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Excerpt: ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Ann-Margret performs the opening credits for the 1963 film.

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L.A. Ballet delivers a classically pure 'Sleeping Beauty' by Lewis Segal

Dancing through its first nine seasons, Los Angeles Ballet has bravely tackled one rite of passage after another — not merely the major Balanchine and Bournonville choreographies that are …

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Harvey Weinstein accused of groping woman by Tony Hicks

The “Woman in Gold” and “Pulp Fiction” producer has been questioned by New York police over allegations that he groped a female attendee at the TriBeCa Film Festival …

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Charlie Pollock, Wesley Taylor, Lauren Molina, Patti Murin and More to Lead NERDS Labs in NYC Next Month by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Nerds is headed back to to New York City

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ONCE's Arthur Darvill Boards The CW's ARROW/FLASH Spinoff by TV News Desk

The CW's ARROWFLASH spinoff can't seem to stay away from stage actors.

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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‘The Island’ at MetroStage by David Siegel

There are so many way to demand justice. In 1973 South Africans Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona found their voices to take on South Africa’s apartheid through the words of an…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Scott Alan and Garth Kravits Join BROADWAY SINGS TORI to Benefit RAINN Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Composer Scott Alan and performer Garth Kravits The Drowsy Chaperone join the slate of performers scheduled for Broadway Sings Tori, a one-night concert benefitting RAINN. Featuring the musi…

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Scott Alan and Garth Kravitz Join BROADWAY SINGS TORI to Benefit RAINN Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Composer Scott Alan and performer Garth Kravits The Drowsy Chaperone join the slate of performers scheduled for Broadway Sings Tori, a one-night concert benefitting RAINN. Featuring the musi…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Russia fires director of Wagner's Tannhauser opera after modern interpretation offends nation's Orthodox Christians

Russia’s culture minister has fired the director of a Siberian theatre, after his modern staging of Wagner’s opera Tannhauser offended members of the country’s powerful Orthodox Church.

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The rising stars of world standup by James Kettle

Jon Stewart, Tim & Eric, and Mitchell & Webb all have their global equivalents, but are you ready for the Brazilian Frankie Boyle? Continue reading...

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Review: ‘Living Here’ Sends Gideon Irving to Wander City Apartments by Alexis Soloski

A neo-folk musician, Mr. Irving sets up in New York apartments and between songs tells stories of his travels so far.

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ArtsBeat: ‘Cabaret’ Says Auf Wiedersehen With Big Week at Broadway Box Office by Michael Paulson

The Roundabout Theater Company revival closed after 388 performances.

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Disney Eyes Mulan as Next Live-Action Remake; Will Tony Winner David Zippel's Songs Be Included? by Ryan McPhee

Hot off the heels of Cinderella, Disney has its eyes on another animated film to retell in a live-action blockbuster. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has added Mulan to its l…

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Odds & Ends: Tituss Burgess & Cristin Milioti Team Up, Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps for Jimmy Fallon's Voicemail & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Tituss Burgess, Cristin Milioti & More Board 24 Hour Musicals Stage and screen faves Tituss Bu…

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Broadway Box Office: New Musicals, Packed Houses by Gordon Cox

New musicals brought new business to Broadway last week, with two of the week’s four new shows playing to full houses. The Broadway transfer of Off Broadway success “Fun HomeR…

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Disney Developing Live-Action ‘Mulan’ by Dave McNary

Disney is developing a live-action version of its 1998 animated movie “Mulan.” The project is based on a script by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek focused on the Chinese warrio…

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Photo Flash: Chuck Cooper, Charl Brown, Kyle Taylor Parker and More Appear in BROADWAY LEGACY Exhibition by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY LEGACY is a photographic and editorial exhibition that boldly celebrates African American achievement in the Broadway industry. The beautiful showcase of talented black men was dire…

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Disney Developing Live-Action Adaptation of MULAN! by BroadwayWorld

With its live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST adaptation shaping up and the success of Kenneth Branagh's CINDERELLA, Disney is moving on to another property.

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TDF to Host Special Performance of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES to Benefit Open Doors by BroadwayWorld

On Saturday, April 18th, TDF will host a special reception and performance of The Heidi Chronicles to celebrate the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein, and t…

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Theater for the New City Offers 'Costume Streetwear' to Displaced Neighbors After East Village Explosion by BroadwayWorld

After last week's East Village explosion, building collapse and fire, Theater for the New City is offering neighbors displaced by the disaster free clothing from its costume collection.

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Neil Patrick Harris Congratulates HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH On 1 Year Anniversary by Pat Cerasaro

Neil Patrick Harris looks back at his Tony Award-winning hit

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BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' JACK THE RIPPER (Original London Cast Album) is Odd and Intriguing by David Clarke

JACK THE RIPPER first premiered at London's Players' Theatre. Yet, this musical's unique original cast album would take 40 years to see the light of day. On March 30, 2015 Stage Door Records…

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Broadway's Ciara Renee Joins The CW's ARROW/FLASH Spinoff as 'Hawkgirl' by BroadwayWorld

Another stage vet is heading to the DC Universe on The CW.

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, March 30, 2015 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, March 30, 2015 Fast-Growing Social Apps Are Trying to Clean Out Their Darkest Corners Yik Yak, Meerkat and more look to purge bullies, trolls and…

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Theater News: Broadway's Disgraced Will Be Part of 2015-16 Season at Boston's Huntington Theatre Company

The company's upcoming season is self-styled as "big, bold, and ambitious."

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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An Interview with Julia Jonas by Abigail Browde

An interview with Julia Jonas of Nellie Tinder about process, instinct, and the agony and ecstasy of making plays.

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Review: Les SlovaKs, Southbank Centre by Emma Minihan

Opening Night by Les SlovaKs was a glorious, emotional, funny, beautifully messy hour of dance in the Purcell Room at Southbank Centre. Five male dancers and a violinist waited on a bare st…

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Review: Shooting with Light, New Diorama by Rebecca Jones

What Idle Motion does so cleverly is it delicately interweaves different perspectives of the same story. Those perspectives come in a myriad of forms from the narrative to how they manipulat…

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Former Drama-Logue Publisher Funds Relaunch of LA Stage Alliance Arts Site by American Theatre Editors

Bill Bordy gifts LA Stage Alliance with five years of funding to support a return of its online performing-arts magazine.

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Theater News: Stephen Sondheim to Receive the Carl Sandburg Literary Award

The nine-time Tony-winning composer will accept the award this fall at the University of Illinois.

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Directing Molotov’s ‘The Margins’ – The Rules (?) of the Ghost Story by Carl Brandt Long by Guest Author

I’ve wanted to direct a thriller for years, so I jumped at the chance to direct Molotov Theatre Group’s upcoming production of The Margins by David Skeele (opening April 2 at DCAC in Ada…

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The Definitive “Home” From The Wiz YouTube Countdown

Counting down the 20 best versions of "Home" in celebration of the Broadway revival and NBC's live presentation of The Wiz.

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America's National Churchill Museum Visits CHURCHILL at New World Stages by BroadwayWorld

Dr. James Williams, Executive Director of the National Churchill Museum located on the Westminster College campus in Fulton MO, brought a group of Westminster alumni to NYC on March 23rd to …

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 3/29/2015 by Dte

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 29nd, 2015. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Call Redialed: Eddie Capuano in My Big Gay Italian Funeral by Call Me Adam

Call Redialed: "Call Me Adam" catches up with actor Eddie Capuano as we talk about his guest starring return to the hit Off-Broadway show "My Big Gay Italian Funeral," written by Anthony Wil…

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NBC, Cirque du Soleil bringing 'The Wiz' to TV, Broadway by Lynn Elber

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Wiz" is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil....

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Todaytix’s Mobile Lottery For ‘Fun Home’ Becomes Most Successful Lottery Debut In Broadway History by Broadway's Best Shows

TodayTix, the Broadway ticket app, announced today that their exclusive mobile lottery with Broadway’s Fun Home, the acclaimed, Award-winning American musical that began previews on Friday…

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Dame Hilary Mantel To Sign Books At Select Performances Of ‘Wolf Hall: Parts 1&2′ by Broadway's Best Shows

Dame Hilary Mantel, the double Man Booker Prize winner for her acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, as well as the author of the Broadway production Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & …

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‘Wolf Hall’s’ Journey to Broadway (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

The cast and creative team behind the Broadway event of the season Wolf Hall the Play share the journey from day one at Stratford-upon-Avon, England, featuring Nathaniel Parker, Joey Batey, …

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Review: Soho Rep’s ‘Washeteria,’ Staged in a Brooklyn Storefront by Alexis Soloski

The theater’s first all-ages play, staged in a formerly vacant storefront, is a lightly absurdist take on a coin laundry.

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NBC Reveals ‘The Wiz’ as Next Live TV Musical Special by Elizabeth Wagmeister

NBC will ease on down the road for its next live musical television event. “The Wiz” will take center stage on Thursday, Dec. 3, the net announced Monday. Following the success …

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How Playing Heidi Holland Helped Elisabeth Moss Get Over Peggy Olson by Brooke Marine

What are we going to do when Mad Men breaks up with all of us at the end of May? They say if you love something, you should let it go, and that seems to be what Elisabeth Moss has …

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Harvey Weinstein questioned for groping

The mogul finds himself at the center of a sexual assault case.        

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NBC's next live musical: 'The Wiz'

Reason to rejoice: Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein is involved.        

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What Is a Musical Now? The Polyphone Festival Played Some Fresh Answers by American Theatre Editors

Theatremakers joined students at the University of the Arts for theatricalized concert versions of sounded the limits of the musical theatre form.

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EXCLUSIVE: The Cast of Aladdin Takes The Co-Star Challenge

Disney's Aladdin recently celebrated its first year on Broadway. In honor of the anniversary, we challenged the cast to see how well they know their co-stars. It's a contest betw…

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BWW Exclusive: Advice to Theatermakers from the National Theater Institute Faculty by National Theater Institute

Today, for RISK AGAIN, the NTI and NMTI spring 2015 ensemble share words of wisdom they have recently received from teachers at the National Theater Institute.

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/30/2015

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3302015.

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Andrea McArdle Set to Lead Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY! Cast by BroadwayWorld

She's back where she belongs 'Hello Dolly' starring Andrea McArdle is at The Media Theatre April 22 to May 24. Andrea McArdle returns to the award-winning professional music theatre venue af…

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Despite Declaration, Doubting Deadline’s Diversity Apology by Howard Sherman

If you have any interest in the subject of diversity in entertainment, no doubt you’re aware of the firestorm kicked off last week by TV editor and co-editor-in-chief of the entertainment …

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The Ensemblist’s Nikka Graff Lanzarone and Mo Brady cheer on the...

The Ensemblist’s Nikka Graff Lanzarone and Mo Brady cheer on the cast of Broadway’s It Shoulda Been You.

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Hannah Moscovitch's Infinity at Tarragon Theatre by Richard Ouzounian

Play part of a full schedule for Moscovitch, who's also writing for CBC's X Company and developing Fall on Your Knees for Shaw Festival

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From Neverland to Oz: The Wiz Tapped for NBC's Next Live Broadcast & Will Then Head to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Ready to feel a brand new day? NBC will present a live broadcast of Charlie Smalls and William F. Brown’s The Wiz this year. The ‘70s take on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will hit …

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Broadway Grosses: Life is a Cabaret No More; Three New Shows Attract Sizable Crowds Before Opening by Ryan McPhee

Broadway bid "auf Wiedersehen" to the revival of Cabaret on March 29. And as Alan Cumming strapped on his suspenders for the final time, theatergoers continued to flock t…

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Never Grow Up: Backstage at Finding Neverland with Laura Michelle Kelly, Episode 3: Questions Answered by Broadway.com

This week Finding Neverland's Laura Michelle Kelly answers your questions, including: "What does snuggle time with Matthew Morrison look like?"

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Huntington Theatre’s 2015–16 Season Slates 4 World Premieres by American Theatre Editors

Next season at the Boston theatre will include new works by Winnie Holzman, Jeffrey Hatcher, Gina Gionfriddo and Craig Lucas. Oh, and Nick Offerman.

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Brand New 'Now In Previews' Video Promo For THE VISIT by Pat Cerasaro

Chita is back on Broadway

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Stephen Sondheim Will Receive Chicago Public Library Foundation's Carl Sandburg Award by BroadwayWorld

Acording to the Chicago Tribune, theatre legend Stephen Sondheim will receive Chicago Public Library Foundation's 16th Carl Sandburg Award. As a part of the ceremony on October 21, 2015, Son…

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Fresh 'In Previews' Video Promo For FINDING NEVERLAND On Broadway by Pat Cerasaro

Finding Neverland is enchanting in a magical new sneak peek

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Photo Flash: FUERZA BRUTA Celebrates 2,500th Performance With Festive Food Fight by BroadwayWorld

This past Saturday, March 28th, 2015, Fuerza Bruta marked its 2,500th performance in New York City. The cast celebrated on the steps of the Daryl Roth Theatre with impromptu food fight. Scro…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: March 30- April 5, 2015 by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations fo…

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Hilary Mantel to Sign Books at Broadway's WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Dame Hilary Mantel, the double Man Booker Prize winner for her acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, as well as the author of the Broadway production Wolf Hall Parts 1 amp 2, i…

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Posterity by Joel Benjamin

This post is by Joel Benjamin In Doug Wright’s "Posterity" at the Atlantic Theater Company two monumental cultural figures of 19th century Norway lock horns in a battle of wits and sensibi…

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NBC to present ‘The Wiz’ live with Cirque du Soleil, Harvey Fierstein by Sun-Times

First came “The Sound of Music.” Second came “Peter Pan.” Next up for NBC: a ... The post NBC to present ‘The Wiz’ live with Cirque du Soleil, Harvey Fier…

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Broadway Box-Office Analysis, March 23-29: Something Rotten! Packs the St. James by Robert Simonson

The new musical Finding Neverland, which began previews last week, had another good outing this week. The week before last it took in more that $1 million at the box office. This past week, …

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The Screening Room: Looking Back on The Wiz by Robert Viagas

Forty years ago this past January, The Wiz opened on Broadway as the sleeper hit of the season, and went on to win the Tony Award as Best Musical and run for four years. The show ha…

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Auf Wiedersehen, Alan Cumming, Come Back Soon: ‘Cabaret’ Shutters As Broadway B.O. Jumps 6% by Jeremy Gerard

Twelve shows were in previews last week and one departed on a high note: Roundabout Theatre Company’s revived revival (so glad I won’t have to type that anymore, but still……

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BILLY ELLIOT IGNITES THE STAGE AT DRURY LANE THEATRE APRIL 10 by Michael J. Roberts

The International smash-hit musical BILLY ELLIOTmakes its regional premiere at Drury Lane Theatre on April 10 – June 7, 2015. Opening night is scheduled for April 16, 2015 at 8 p.m.  Hera…

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THE AUDITORIUM THEATRE Presents “AN EVENING WITH THE ROOSEVELTS” AND GRAMMY® AND ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING MUSICIAN A.R. RAHMAN by Michael J. Roberts

Continuing its 125th Anniversary celebration, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University adds two, one-night-only performances to its momentous season. On Friday, April 10, 2015, “An E…

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Broadway In Chicago & Emerald City Theatre Present FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL, July 11- Aug 23 at Broadway Playhouse by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are thrilled to announce FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL, based on the bestselling book series by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasse…

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Chekhov, Our (Distracted, Prosaic, Prophetic) Contemporary by American Theatre Editors

Somehow a Russian doctor who died in 1904 was able to pre-diagnose our 21st-century ways of not connecting, of spending our lives alone together.

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Theater News: The Wiz to Follow Peter Pan Live! as NBC's 2015 Musical Before Heading to Broadway

Charlie Smalls and William F. Brown's musical beats out The Music Man.

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Theater News: Dame Hilary Mantel to Sign Copies of Wolf Hall at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre

The author of the acclaimed novels will autograph her books in conjunction with their new stage versions.

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/29/15

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3292015.

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New Video Montage For 2016 CABARET National Tour by Pat Cerasaro

Broadway's most recent CABARET revival is going out on tour

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/30 by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights Read on f…

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New Video Of Cut INTO THE WOODS Song 'She'll Be Back' Performed By Traci Hines by Pat Cerasaro

Another look at the new Sondheim song for INTO THE WOODS

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STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Sutton Foster on How Theatre Educators Impacted Her Career by Stage Tube

The deadline to submit teachers for the inaugural Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Excellence in Theatre Education Award is tomorrow, March 31. Just in time for final submissions, …

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THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren to Visit Tomorrow's LIVE by TV News Desk

Helen Mirren, currently starring in Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE on Broadway, will visit LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL tomorrow, Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

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Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works! by BroadwayWorld

NBC will debut a new live television production of the hit Broadway musical 'The Wiz' on Thursday, Dec. 3, it was announced today by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment.

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Tituss Burgess, Cristin Milioti & More Will Take Part in 24 Hour Musicals 2015 by BroadwayWorld

On April 13th, The 24 Hour Company is teaming with the Exchange, an off-Broadway theater company, to create the seventh 24 Hour Musicals. A team of more than 100 - including stars from Broad…

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Ease On Down! THE WIZ Will Be NBC’s Next Live Broadcast, And Then Head To Broadway by Courtney Kochuba

NBC is donning their ruby red slippers, and ready to ease on down the road. The network announced today that The Wiz will be its next live musical performance, with Cirque du Soleil boardi…

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'The Good Book' needs to go further into faith by Chris Jones

The Bible, it is rigorously and rightly observed in "The Good Book," flows through American culture like blood. No question. If you wanted to simplify the nation's most persistent schism, yo…

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Sondheim will receive Sandburg Award by Johnny Oleksinski

Stephen Sondheim will receive the Carl Sandburg Literary Award this year, a spokesman for the Chicago Public Library said on Monday.

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Review: The Jungle/Oracle Theatre by Alex Huntsberger

RECOMMENDED The most famous quote from famous Chicago muckracker Upton Sinclair about his groundbreaking novel “The Jungle” is the following: “I aimed at the public’s heart, and …

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: A First Look at Ma-Yi Theater Company's Soldier X

Rehana Lew Mirza is the author of this new drama at HERE.

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Theater News: Mahira Kakkar, Tobias Segal, and More Set for East Coast Premiere of Rachel Bonds' Five Mile Lake

McCarter Theater Artistic Director Emily Mann will helm the production.

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Tale As Old As Time- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Company Takes Shape; Meet the Cast! by BroadwayWorld

There is still some casting that is yet to be announced, but much of the cast has now signed on to take part in the much-anticipated film. Below, get to know the company and the roles that t…

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Interview with Musician and Contestant on ‘The Voice’ Jack Gregori by Marlene Hall

DC based musician Jack Gregori is a self-described “singer-songwriter, guitar picker, and the creator of Human Country Jukebox” whose music focuses on “rabble-rousing outlaw country b…

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Hamilton by Elizabeth Wollman

Much like the titular subject of his densely chewy, enormously satisfying new musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda is clearly so driven by, fascinated with, and passionate about something that he has…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Helped Jimmy Fallon Record His New Voicemail Greeting by Broadway's Best Shows

Lin-Manuel Miranda, of the Broadway bound musical Hamilton, helped Jimmy Fallon record a new outgoing voicemail. Check out the hilarious videos below! Hamilton beginnings previews July 13, 2…

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“The Fantasticks” to End Legendary Run by Matthew Wexler

Producers of Off-Broadway’s The Fantasticks have announced that the long running musical will close on Sunday, May 3rd—the 55th anniversary of the opening of the show in 1960. At the t…

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Harvey Fierstein Will Rework The Wiz Book for NBC Broadcast and Broadway Revival by Andrew Gans

Following the successful live broadcasts of "The Sound of Music" and "Peter Pan," NBC will debut a new live television production of the hit Broadway musical The Wiz Dec.…

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STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Denver Center's World Premiere of THE 12 - Terence Archie, Mike Backes, Anthony Fedorov & More! by Stage Tube

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of THE 12, a brand new rock musical with book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan and music and lyrics by N…

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'The Wiz' Set as NBC's Next Live Musical by Lesley Goldberg

In a partnership with Cirque du Soleil to air Dec. 3 before heading to Broadway.read more

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5 Reasons to See ‘On the Twentieth Century’ on Broadway by Dcontray

On the Twentieth Century, the 1978 riotous musical comedy, is currently being revived by the Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre. The musical takes place on the Twent…

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Review ~ “Lord of the Flies” at Bridgeport Theatre Compnay by Onstagecritics

The production of “Lord of the Flies” at Bridgeport Theatre Company was performed in repertory by an all male and all female cast. Both performances were seen by two separate …

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10 Most Thought-Provoking Shows in NYC by Dcontray

When most people think of Broadway, they imagine glamorous musicals and lighthearted comedies where they can forget all their troubles. If you are looking for something a little deeper, New …

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There Will Also Be Female Strippers in Magic Mike Musical, Plus the Facts on Freaky Friday! by Michael Gioia

Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, whose musical If/Then recently concluded its Broadway run, are at work on two stage adaptations: Freaky Friday and Magic Mike. Here's what we know.

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Broadway Grosses: March 23-29 by David Gewirtzman

All data provided by The Broadway League View Broadway Grosses in a sortable table or view by show at the Playbill Vault  

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Last Chance: March 31 Deadline To Nominate Your Favorite Theatre Teacher for Special Recognition at by Robert Viagas

Tuesday March 31 is the deadline to nominate an outstanding K-12 teacher for a special award that will be inaugurated at this year's Tony Awards ceremony.

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Photo Exclusive: One Night in Miami Star Nik Walker Shares the 37 Steps it Takes to Tackle a First P by Matthew Blank

Denver Center for the Performing Arts is presenting Kemp Powers' One Night in Miami…, a new play that imagines what occurred the night of Cassius Clay's hi…

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If I’d Had More than Two Minutes by TCG News

Last Thursday (3/26/15) I had the privilege of participating in a conference presentation at TCG’s Audience (R)Evolution Convening addressing the Ethics of Engagement (archived video of th…

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The Public Theater’s Mobile Shakespeare Unit to Bring Free Macbeth to Five Boroughs by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater has announced that its Mobile Shakespeare Unit will bring a free touring production of Macbeth to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting prisons, …

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Onstage & Backstage: Why Didn’t Ana Gasteyer Get to See Hamilton, Even After She Flew Back From New by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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'Fancy Nancy' moves downtown by Johnny Oleksinski

The family theater company Emerald City Theatre will bring “Fancy Nancy The Musical” to the Broadway Playhouse this summer, a spokesperson for Broadway in Chicago said on Monday.

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Meet the Cast of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Rockville Little Theatre: Part 1: Nancy Lark by Joel Markowitz

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast and director of To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre, meet Nancy Lark. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where t…

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Actor’s Express Puts the Spotlight on Its Hometown for Its 2015–16 Season by American Theatre Editors

The city's notorious child murders of 1979 are the backdrop of Janine Nabers's 'Serial Black Face,' and Steve Yockey will get two world premieres.

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Joel Grey, WNET, and Stephen Daldry To Be Honored At Drama League Awards by Broadway's Best Shows

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) will recognize three outstanding stage luminaries at this year’s 81st Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday afternoon, May 15, 20…

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‘Cabaret’ Closes on Broadway by Broadway's Best Shows

The Broadway production of Cabaret played its final performance at Studio 54 on March 29, 2015. Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall’s Tony Award-winning production of Cabaret, starred Tony-win…

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Highlights From Spanish Language Rent in Havana, Cuba

Miami native Andy Señor added "director" to his Rent resume (he played Angel on Broadway and on tour and assistant-directed the recent Off-Broadway revival) when…

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FUN HOME is Now on Broadway, Save Over 35% on Tickets by Contests - Broadway

Welcome to Fun Home, the groundbreaking new musical that comes to Broadway after its sold-out, critically acclaimed run at the Public Theater. Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic …

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Taking ownership of an isolated life in “Title and Deed” by Hedy Weiss

For those with a literal turn of mind, a play called "Title and Deed" might suggest issues of ownership and the transfer of real estate. But while groundedin the more primal realities of man…

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NYPD Confirms Harvey Weinstein Questioned for Allegedly Groping Woman by Brent Lang

Police questioned Harvey Weinstein after the indie studio chief allegedly groped a 22-year old woman in Tribeca on Friday, a NYPD spokesman confirmed to Variety. The woman accused the Weinst…

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Gene Saks, actor-director who worked with Neil Simon, dies at 93

Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as “The Odd Couple” and “Brighton Beach Memoirs,…

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Niegel Smith to Lead the Flea Theater Into a New Era as the Next Artistic Director by Olivia Clement

New York's Flea Theater has announced that Niegel Smith, a director and performance artist who has worked extensively on and Off-Broadway, will assume the role of artistic director …

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Bravo Media Slates 10 New Series, Including ‘Recipe For Deception’ – Upfronts by Jeremy Gerard

Skiing, snorkeling, snarking and sautéing fill out the Bravo menu, the NBCU arm announced at today’s upfront presentation in Manhattan. Here’s the official announcement: NEW YOR…

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Oxygen, Esquire Boost New Programming, Add Co-Productions – Upfronts by Jeremy Gerard

Esquire Network and Oxygen Media announced their new lineups at today’s NBCU upfronts in Manhattan. The rollout includes Comedians Of L.A. (working title) and Living With Funny, a join…

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Worth the wait: why Look Back in Anger is the equal of Godot by Michael Billington

It took Judi Dench's astonishing 1989 production of Look Back in Anger to give us the play that John Osborne actually wrote – a play, like Beckett's, about waiting Continue reading...

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TCM Film Fest: George Lazenby on How a Threesome Led Him to the Role of James Bond (Podcast) by Scott Feinberg

The 75-year-old, who played 007 in the 1969 film 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service,' dishes candidly to THR about his expectations-defying life and career.read more

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TCM Fest: Shirley MacLaine on Her Best Roles, Witnessing UFOs and Passing on 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' (Podcast) by Scott Feinberg

The 80-year-old Oscar and Emmy winner, who was being celebrated at the fest, sat down with THR's Scott Feinberg to discuss her life, career and unique worldview. read more

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Exclusive: On the Twentieth Century Recording Will Be Two-CD Set; Track Listing Revealed by Andrew Gans and Michael Gioia

PS Classics' cast recording of the Roundabout Theatre Company's critically acclaimed revival of On the Twentieth Century, starring Kristin Chenoweth, will be a two-CD set.

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6th Street Playhouse Wins Big at Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards by American Theatre Editors

Critics shower awards on Northern California theatre, with 64 recipients across 22 categories.

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Interviews: Craig Lucas on An American in Paris, New York Audiences, and Why Book Writers Get No Respect

The Tony-nominated playwright is part of the team bringing a new adaptation of the classic MGM film to the stage.

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Arena dances through its past

Review: Company kicks off 20th year with “Plastic Language,” which looks at the struggle of dance.

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Walker Art Center goes green in $75 million project

The Minneapolis arts center plans a new entrance pavilion facing the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and landscaping.

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Track List Revealed for ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY's Two-Disc Cast Recording by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, PS Classics recorded the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century on Monday, March 23, 2015. This new Broadwa…

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What's Playing on Broadway: March 30- April 5, 2015 by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of March 30- April 5, 2015.

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Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Will Be Broadcast in US Cinemas Through NT Live This Fall! by BroadwayWorld

Fathom Events, in partnership with National Theatre Live and BY Experience, are pleased to present 'NT Live Hamlet' on October 15, 2015 at 700 p.m. local time. Academy Award nominee Benedict…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:45PM

Photo Coverage: INSIDE BROADWAY Visits ON THE TOWN by Stephen Sorokoff

It happens every time the NYC school kids see some romantic activity on stage. The squeals, oohs amp aahs from the youngsters are a delight to hear. It's a first time Broadway experience for…

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Twitter Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps for Jimmy Fallon's Outgoing Voicemail Message! by Stage Tube

On Twitter, Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda had this to say Lin_Manuel

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Review: Jesus Christ Superstar/Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED Since the whole God thing is a joke anyway, it makes all the sense in the world to throw some gnarly guitar riffs at the New Testament and call it a musical. Director Fred Anzevi…

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Poll: What was Nicholas Hytner’s greatest achievement at the NT? by The Stage

Nicholas Hytner has highlighted subsidised tickets and live cinema screenings as two of his biggest achievements during his 12-year tenure at the

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Joel Grey & Stephen Daldry Among Honorees at 81st Annual Drama League Awards by Ryan McPhee

The Drama League will give special recognition to Tony and Oscar winner Joel Grey, Tony and Olivier-winning director Stephen Daldry and WNET’s Neal Shapiro and David Horn. As previousl…

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Finding Neverland Scribe James Graham on Whiskey Rewards, Avoiding Writer's Block & Not Working By Candlelight by Beth Stevens

James Graham is one of the busiest writers in showbiz whose name you (probably) don’t know. At the moment he’s in rehearsal for both the new musical Finding Neverland, for which …

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Tickets Now On Sale for Off-Broadway Return of Annie Baker’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner The Flick by Broadway.com

Tickets are now available for the off-Broadway return of Annie Baker’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick. Directed once again by Sam Gold, the production will play a limited…

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:39PM

Studio Theatre Lines Up Mainstage, Second Stage and Commissions for 2015–16 by American Theatre Editors

A mix of new work and local premieres, including plays by Lucy Kirkwood and Stephen Adley Guirgis, are on tap, along with a new second-stage series.

Linked From American Theatre at 01:28PM

Watch Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Record a Voice Mail for Jimmy Fallon by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda rapped a voice-mail message for "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon following the March 28 evening performance of Hamilton at the Public Theater.

Linked From Playbill at 01:26PM

New Acts Added to The Abbey’s Monday Night Cabaret Series by Michael J. Roberts

The Abbey announces the final four acts of the season for their popular Monday Night Cabaret Series. The all-new cabarets will join the previously announced Alice Rix, whose cabaret To Life …

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Joel Grey, Stephen Daldry and More Will Be Honored at Drama League Awards by Andrew Gans

The Drama League will recognize three stage luminaries at this year’s 81st Annual Drama League Awards, scheduled for May 15 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).

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Theater News: The Drama League to Honor Joel Grey and Stephen Daldry

WNET will also receive recognition for vital work in bringing New York theater to viewers across America.

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Carrie The Musical is a feast for the eyes and ears but leaves the mind and heart wanting more. by Rob Stevens

The new Reimagined Immersive production at the La Mirada Theatre is very high on tech but low on characterization.

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Podcast Episode #13 – Broadway Producer and The Advocate for Artists, Tom Kirdahy. by Ken Davenport

What I love about Broadway is that there is no one path to becoming a Producer.  Everyone who gets their name above the title comes at it from their own unique angle.  We’ve got Pres…

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Broadway’s Dog Whisperer Gets Reality TV Spotlight by Gordon Cox

Bill Berloni, Broadway’s go-to dog trainer for stage canines, will get a TV showcase this summer with a new reality TV series set to begin airing in August on Discovery Family Channel. Bot…

Linked From Variety at 01:13PM

‘Fiddler On the Roof’ Actor Chaim Topol Awarded Israel Prize by Cynthia Littleton

TEL AVIV – Israeli actor Chaim Topol, best known for his performance as Tevye the milkman in “Fiddler On the Roof,” has been awarded Israel’s highest honor: The Israel Prize for Life…

Linked From Variety at 01:13PM

MILTON: A performance and community engagement experiment by Lisa D'amour, Katie Pearl and Ashley Sparks

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) PearlDamour has built our b…

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You and I: on theatre and audience (with a nod to Adrian Howells) by Caridad Svich

(This reflection was written for the 2015 TCG Circle Audience Revolution blog salon) This is not for you. You never came into my mind when I was making this. To be honest, I was thinking of …

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Where Art is Equal by Dipika Guha

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) Novelist Amitav Ghosh’s e…

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Hi-ARTS and audience sustainability by Tiffany Vega

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) What I am about to say isn&…

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PHOTO: Katy Perry Visits Cast of Broadway's 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' by BroadwayWorld

Katy Perry paid a visit to Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME over the weekend and joined the cast and show's star Alex Sharrp on stage following the performance.

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National Theatre of Scotland gains first permanent home by Thom Dibdin

The National Theatre of Scotland has confirmed details of its first permanent home in its nine-year history. Planning permission for the £5.8

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Women Centre Stage event hears ACE call for action on equality by Georgia Snow

Industry figures have called for the sector to be more accountable when it comes diversity and equality in arts organisations. A panel

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Joe Armstrong and Louise Brealey to star in Constellations tour by Georgia Snow

Joe Armstrong and Louise Brealey are set to star in the UK tour of Nick Payne’s Constellations, which begins in May. The

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Cynthia Erivo and Kerry Ellis among top names at London Festival of Cabaret by Matthew Hemley

Cynthia Erivo, Kerry Ellis, Janie Dee and Caroline Sheen are among the performers lined up to take part in this year’s London

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Britain’s Got Bhangra revival to tour in 2015 by Georgia Snow

Musical Britain’s Got Bhangra will be revived for a UK tour this autumn. It will open at Manchester Palace Theatre on September

Linked From The Stage at 01:03PM

Theater News: Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit Macbeth to Star Rob Campbell and Jennifer Ikeda

The production will tour community venues and prisons across the New York City boroughs before playing a run on Lafayette Street.

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Complete Creative Team Announced for Broadway’s ‘An Act Of God’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today the complete creative team for the new Broadway comedy An Act of God starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons. Written by God, transcribe…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Title and Deed – Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave, is offering exclusive $15 industry tickets for performances Wednesday, April 1 – Sunday, April 5. Use code INDUSTRY online here…

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Joel Grey, Stephen Daldry & WNET to be Honored at 2015 Drama League Awards by BroadwayWorld

The Drama League will recognize three outstanding stage luminaries at this year's 81st Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday afternoon, May 15, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:40PM

Photo Call: From “Sniper” to Sally to Sardi’s! Sienna Miller Honored With Portrait at Famed Theatre by Matthew Blank

Sienna Miller, who wrapped up her run in the Broadway revival of Cabaret when the production closed on Sunday, was honored with a portrait to adorn the famed walls of Sardi's on March 27.

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New York Theater March 2015 Quiz by New York Theater

How well were you paying attention to the New York theater news in March? Answer these 12 questions and find out.

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Anthony Rapp, Dee Roscioli & More Set for 'Paying the RENT!' at Joe's Pub, 4/12 by BroadwayWorld

Joe's Pub in New York City will host Paying the RENT with Uncompromising Artistry Productions, a new theatre company based in NYC.

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BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Back in the Habit! by Breaking Down The Riffs

BroadwayWorld's own Natalie Weiss, who regularly brings us her hit webseries BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS, recently launched a contest for fans of the show, challenging viewers to submit a video …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga Sings 'I Dreamed a Dream' on SETH SPEAKS! by Stage Tube

Broadway favorite Lea Salonga, who will soon return to Broadway opposite George Takei in Allegiance, just visited Seth Rudetsky's Sirius XM show, Seth Speaks, where she sang from a show in w…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:33PM

Claire Karpen & James Ortiz Featured on SOMETHING NEW Podcast by BroadwayWorld

In Episode 310, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with James Ortiz Strangemen amp Co., Co-Artistic Director and Claire Karpen, currently appearing in the Fiasco Roun…

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Your Wish Has Been Granted: Disney’s Into the Woods Available for Home Release! by Jasonc

Bring Home the Film on BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK, DIGITAL HD AND DISNEY MOVIES ANYWHERE (DMA) March 24, 2015! Includes An Exclusive, Never-Before-Seen Original Song “She’ll Be Back” Perfor…

Linked From Music Theatre International at 12:33PM

Trav S.D. Does “Gilbert and Sullivan” (and more!) by Trav S.D.

Friday April 3, 8pm, $10 suggested Donation Barbes, 376 9th Street, Park Slope Opera on Tap’s New Brew Series Presents: SEX! COMEDY!  ECONOMICS!: AN EVENING WITH TRAV S.D. (AND FRIE…

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Hugh Jackman Teases Final Wolverine Appearance by Playbill Staff

Tony winner Hugh Jackman, recently seen on Broadway in The River, may be ready to hang up his claws as as the "X-Men" movie character Wolverine.

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TheaterWork's 'Playing the Assassin' Hits Hard by Christopher Arnott

You don't have to know how to block an opponent at the snap to enjoy "Playing the Assassin"; the play shows you how, in elegant slow motion and up-close body-slamming action.

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When Donors Have Too Much Power by Michael Kaiser

I have spent the last 30 years helping arts organizations build their fundraising operations. I believe strongly that...

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Complete Creative Team Set for Broadway Comedy An Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The complete creative team for the creationism of An Act of God has been announced. Or something. The new Broadway comedy starring Jim Parsons will have scenic design by Tony winner Scott P…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:18PM

Photos! Katy Perry Visits Alex Sharp and the Cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Broadway.com

Pop star Katy Perry continues gets her Broadway fix with a visit to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre.

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Serge Sieden Steps Down as Studio Theatre’s Producing Director by American Theatre Editors

Serge Seiden will leave Studio Theatre to work on other projects in the D.C. area.

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Laura Benanti, Jessie Mueller and Jeremy Jordan Are Miscast for MCC Theater Tonight by Olivia Clement

MCC Theater hosts its annual Miscast gala March 30 featuring an all-star cast.

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Richard LaGravenese Discusses Screenplay for Barbra Streisand Gypsy by Andrew Gans

Richard LaGravenese, who adapted and directed the film version of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years, is currently working on the latest screen version of the classic American musi…

Linked From Playbill at 12:08PM

Charlie Pollock, Wesley Taylor, Lauren Molina, Patti Murin Cast in Lab of Broadway-Bound Nerds by Michael Gioia

Nerds, the new musical about tech giants Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, will have a developmental lab April 16-17 in New York City, producer Carl Levin confirmed to Playbill.com. 

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The Screening Room: Bonnie Franklin Rocks Applause, 45 Years Ago Today by Robert Viagas

Forty-five years ago today Applause, the musical adaptation of the backstage film classic All About Eve, opened on Broadway.

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let’s get punk rock about this by Sylvan Oswald

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) It’s ironic to talk about…

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Photo Special: As Broadway By the Year Continues Its 15th Anniversary Season, Scott Siegel Shares So by Matthew Blank

Broadway By the Year celebrates musicals spanning 1941-1965, including the classics Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, West Side Story, Gypsy and Fiddler on the Roof March 30 at the Town Hall. As…

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Theater by Jules Odendahl-James

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) For her 1996 book It Takes …

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A Different Kind of Autobiography: Reflections of an Audience Member by Hannah Cummings

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) Major Tom is a performance …

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Multilinguality in Plays and the Audience by Marcy Arlin

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) Years ago I produced a wond…

Linked From Theatre Communications Group at 12:08PM

Look Back in Anger exclusive clip, starring Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson - video by Guardian Staff

Get a taste of Judi Dench's classic 1989 production of John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger, starring Kenneth Branagh as Jimmy Porter and Emma Thompson as his wife Alison. This small-scree…

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Can Trevor Noah fill Jon Stewart's big shoes for 'Indecision 2016'? by Elise Czajkowski

The South African’s appointment is welcome – but as an outsider, can he cover the 2016 presidential campaign as convincingly as Jon Stewart would have done? Continue reading...

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Artists from Mormon and Fun Home Complete Creative Team for Broadway’s Act of God, Starring Jim Pars by Michael Gioia

The complete creative team for the new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, has been announced by producer Jeffrey Finn. Performances will …

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Playbill Picks! Dream Miscastings We’d Like To See on the Great White Way by Playbill Staff

In celebration of MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala March 30, members of Playbill.com's editorial staff picked their dream miscasts.

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Playbill.com Dream Miscasts Broadway’s Best by Playbill Staff

In celebration of MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala March 30, members of Playbill.com's editorial staff picked their dream miscasts.

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The Joy of Gene Saks

Gene Saks, director of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and countless other plays, has died at 93. Ben Ivry remembers Saks’s reputation as a creative artist and a Jewish thinker. C…

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Seth Sikes @ 54 Below by Barry

            SETH SIKES TO BE JOINED BY NELLIE MCKAY in       SETH SIKES IS STILL SINGING JUDY GARLAND  @  54 BELOW Seth Sikes, who is returning for a third time to 54 Below…

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The Ensemblist cheers on Josh Lamon and the ensemblists of...

The Ensemblist cheers on Josh Lamon and the ensemblists of Broadway’s Finding Neverland.

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'Extremities' headlines Cleveland theater openings for week of March 30: On the Boards by Andrea Simakis

"Extremities" at Blank Canvas Theatre and Theater Ninjas' "The Grand Celebration of the Celestial Mystery" open in Cleveland this weekend.

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Theater News: Broadway's An Act of God Starring Jim Parsons Lines Up Grade-A Creative Team

The new David Javerbaum comedy will play at Studio 54.

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Theater News: Sondheim Musicals West Side Story and Road Show Slated For Signature Theatre's 2015-16 Season

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick joins the lineup.

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Review: I'm Looking for Helen Twelvetrees

David Greenspan explores the life of a little-known actress in his new drama.

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Britain's Got Bhangra returns for UK tour

The musical, which premiered in 2010, will open in Manchester in September

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Signature Theatre 2015-16 Season to Include Two World Premiere Musicals by American Theatre Editors

The D.C.-area theatre's new season includes new musicals from Adam Gwon and Brian Feinstein, plus area premieres from Annie Baker and Bathsheba Doran.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:49AM

Stephen Sondheim to receive Carl Sandburg Award by Miriam Di Nunzio

Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim is the 2015 recipient of the Carl ... The post Stephen Sondheim to receive Carl Sandburg Award appeared first on Chi…

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Introduce Your Self(ie): 10 Questions with Hand to God Bad Boy Michael Oberholtzer

Michael Oberholtzer, who makes his Broadway debut as bad boy Timothy in Hand to God, talks gettin' busy, inappropriate crushes and being the love child of Tim Robbins & Anna Nicole Smith.

Linked From BroadwayBox at 11:43AM

Bess Wohl’s Acclaimed Small Mouth Sounds Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Ars Nova has announced a two-week extension for its acclaimed world-premiere production of Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl (American Hero), helmed by OBIE Award-winning …

Linked From Playbill at 11:39AM

Signature Season Will Include Sondheim’s Road Show, Plus New Musicals Cake Off, Girlstar and More by Andrew Gans

Artistic director Eric Schaeffer has announced the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2015-16 season, which will include its 26th Stephen Sondheim production, the musical Road Show,…

Linked From Playbill at 11:38AM

Andrea McArdle Will Star in Media Theatre’s Hello, Dolly!; Cast Announced by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Andrea McArdle, who created the title role in the original Broadway production of Annie, will star in The Media Theatre's production of the classic Jerry Herman musical Hell…

Linked From Playbill at 11:38AM

Coexistence and Collaboration: Danspace Project Platform 2015 by Katiegaydos

Katie Gaydos responds to works by Jillian Pena & Troy Schumacher, Emily Coates, and Yve Laris Cohen at Danspace Project's Claudia La Rocco-curated Platform 2015.

Linked From Culture Bot at 11:38AM

Rebuilding While Rebelling: Carey Perloff’s First Year at A.C.T., Part 2 by American Theatre Editors

Her renegade first season at the earthquake-ravaged A.C.T. sparked outrage—and a surprise denouement.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:35AM

VIDEO: David Beckham & James Corden Unveil New Underwear Line on LATE LATE SHOW by TV News Desk

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, fashion icon and soccer legend David Beckham shared an exclusive sneak peek of the advertisement launching his new underwear line with James Corden.

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Julie Andrews & Her Daughter to Develop VERY FAIRY PRINCESS TV Series by TV News Desk

Corus Entertainment's Nelvana Enterprises, one of the world's leading international producers and distributors of children's animated content, is partnering with internationally renowned act…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Chaim Topol Receives Israeli Lifetime Achievement Prize by BroadwayWorld

Chaim Topol, best known for his theatrical portrayal of Tevye the milkman in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, is the recipient of Israel's highest honor, The Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

New Musicals CAKE OFF and GIRLSTAR Will Premiere at Signature Theatre; Full 2015-16 Season Announced! by BroadwayWorld TV

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 201516 season. Signature's 26th season continues our commitment to prese…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

Broadway's Tony Honored Dog Trainer Bill Berloni Heading to New TV Reality Show by TV News Desk

Variety reports that Bill Berloni, the recipient of a 2011 Tony Award Honor for Excellence in Theatre, will head to Discovery Family Channel this August to star in a new reality TV series.

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Norm Lewis & Danny Holgate to be Honored at Amas Musical Theatre's 46th Anniversary Gala Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 46th Anniversary at a gala benefit on …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Announces Complete Creative Team by BroadwayWorld

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today the complete creative team for the new Broadway comedy An Act of God starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM

Insight: Are collaborations between theatres and education a good thing? by Thomas Hescott

When Derby Playhouse was shut down in 2007, it was ultimately the University of Derby which stepped in to save it with

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In the hands of Venus Theatre, Ugly becomes the new Beautiful by Kelly McCorkendale

Art manifests when dark matter is shaken, stirred, and flipped into a brilliant light, which is what playwright Doc Andersen-Bloomfield and Director Deborah Randall have achieved with God Do…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 11:32AM

Andrew Rannells and Leslie Odom Jr. Join the Star-Studded Cast of Miscast Tonight by Olivia Clement

MCC Theater has announced further stars for its March 30 annual Miscast gala. The Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells and Ben Platt, Hamilton's Lesli…

Linked From Playbill at 11:29AM

Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman’s Road Show & More Tapped for V.A.'s Signature Theatre's 2015-16 Season by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Road Show, along with the Washington D.C. premiere of Annie Baker’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick, are just two of the produ…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:18AM

Tony Honoree Bill Berloni Will Bring His Broadway Dogs to the Small Screen in New Reality Series by Ryan McPhee

Tony Award honoree Bill Berloni is bringing puppy love to the small screen. The Broadway animal trainer will headline a new reality TV series on Discovery Family Channel beginning in August,…

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First Look: Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer in ‘Finding Neverland’ on Broadway by Dcontray

Glee star Matthew Morrison is back on Broadway in the new musical Finding Neverland, based on the 2004 movie. Morrison stars as Peter Pan scribe J.M. Barrie, while Kelsey Grammer co-stars a…

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Signature Theatre Announces its 2015-2016 Season by Guest Author

Signature Theatre Announces 2015/16 Season  Season features two world premiere musicals: Cake Off and Girlstar  plus  The DC Premiere of Annie Baker’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner The Fl…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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THIS WEEKS 10 THEATRE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW by Newsdesk

Which TV comedian will be hosting this year’s Emmys? What Seinfeld vet is returning to the Broadway stage? And which Broadway mega musical is finally coming to a close? Find out all this a…

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Theater News: The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Hosts MCC's Miscast Gala, Starring Jeremy Jordan and More, Tonight

The annual event features Broadway performers singing songs from roles they'd be totally wrong for.

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Theater News: The Flea Theater Selects Niegel Smith as New Artistic Director

Niegel is a director and performance artist.

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Theater News: Return of Annie Baker's The Flick Announces Low-Priced Previews and Student Rush Policy

See the 2014 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama with its original cast in a new engagement.

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Mary Clarke obituary by Jonathan Gray and Judith Mackrell

Distinguished dance critic of the Guardian and editor of Dancing Times for 45 years, she also wrote several influential books about the art form she loved Continue reading...

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Signature will kick up its heels with “West Side Story,” “La Cage” and “Road Show” by Nelson Pressley

You knew one day we’d get another look at Stephen Sondheim’s long-evolving musical “Bounce,” as it was called when it appeared in 2003 at the Kennedy Center, which originally commiss…

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Valerie Harper to Keynote Extraordinary Healer Award Ceremony Honoring Oncoloy Nurses by TV News Desk

Valerie Harper, the actress best known as Rhoda Morgenstern on the 1970s sitcoms Rhoda and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming award ceremony honoring onco…

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Tickets Go On Sale Today for Barrow Street Theatre's THE FLICK by BroadwayWorld

Tickets go on sale today Monday, March 30 for playwright Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick. The production returns to Off-Broadway in May, directed once again by Sa…

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VIDEO: Jim Parsons Chats Hollywood Walk of Fame Honor on THE TALK by TV News Desk

Jim Parsons stopped by CBS's THE TALK to discuss how he prepared for his recent induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Thou Cream-Faced Loon! Top 10 Shakespearean Insults in Honor of SOMETHING ROTTEN! by Sally Henry

Any theatre fan andor 9th grade literature student will tell you that William Shakespeare had a true gift for coining beautiful phrases such as 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day,' or '…

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Photo Flash: Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson Return to SWEENEY TODD at the English National Opera by BroadwayWorld

Lonny Price directs Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller, the first production in a major ne…

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Forum Theatre triumphs with Ruhl’s Passion Play by Jennifer Clements

Everything about Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play is ambitious. Clocking in at just under four hours (yes, you read that right), the three-play cycle chronicles the staging of Passion plays acros…

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Gene Saks, Tony Award-Winning Director of Neil Simon Plays, Dies at 93 by Courtney Kochuba

Gene Saks, the Tony Award-winning director of Neil Simon’s play onstage and onscreen, passed away on Saturday. He was 93. For his full obituary, please visit the New York Times website…

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Fuse Interview: Actor Marc Labrèche — On Robert Lepage’s “Needles and Opium” by Robert Israel

“It is just when we delve deeper into the sorrows of our lives, the sorrows we have all endured, that our humor saves us."

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Theater review: ‘Whipping Man’ a moody discourse on freedom

Gothic atmospherics dominate “The Whipping Man,” a drama set just after the Civil War. In Sacramento Theatre Company’s production, intense, affecting moments abound. Buddy …

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Rapunzarella White: A Fairly Fractured Tale by Sandi Durell

          Review by Marilyn Lester     The ancient tradition of the folk tale has long-provided fertile ground for adaptation. Stephen Sondheim’s notable…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, March 30, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Sweeney Todd semi-staged production, directed by Lonny Price, featuring Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd), Emma Thompson (Mrs. Lovett), Philip Quast (Judge Turpin), Joh…

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Photos: Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel lead Sweeney Todd

Production images have been released for the production at the London Coliseum

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/30/15- CONTACT by Stage Tube

Today in 2000, Contact opened at the Vivien Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 1010 performances.Contact The Musical is a musical 'dance play' some deemed it a ballet that was developed by S…

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Ariana Grande Adds New Summer Tour Dates & Cities for THE HONEYMOON TOUR by BroadwayWorld

Today, she announced that THE HONEYMOON TOUR, her North American headlining tour, has been extended into the summer.

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Photo Coverage: CABARET's Sienna Miller Gets Immortalized with a Sardi's Caricature! by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-winning musical production of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and Sienna Miller, concluded its acclaimed run yesterday, having played 35 preview performances …

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Final GRACE NOTES Subscription Reminder – Please read carefully by Susan Grace

Final GRACE NOTES Subscription Reminder – Please read carefully: As you know, GRACE NOTES will convert to a paid email-only subscription format on Wed. April 1, 2015. Subscription Benefits…

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Look Back in Anger: how John Osborne liberated theatrical language by Michael Billington

Jimmy Porter takes on class, religion, politics and the press in Osborne’s classic 1956 play – but its real revolution lay in its thrilling linguistic exuberanceIn the summer of 1955 an …

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Fox Searchlight Picks Up ‘He Named Me Malala’ About Youngest Nobel Winner by Jeremy Gerard

Fox’s specialty arm acquired worldwide rights minus France and other French-speaking territories, according to a statement from Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Nancy Utley and Ste…

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On stage: Top 5 N.Y. shows this week: Miscast gala, Airline Highway by Ronni Reich

This week's theater and classical picks

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Off-Broadway Theatre Opens Costume Shop to Fire Victims by Robert Viagas

Last Thursday's explosion and fire that destroyed two apartment buildings in the East Village section of Manhattan caused a weekend-long cancellation of performances at the Orpheum …

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VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Appears in Two New TV Spots for Heineken Light! by TV News Desk

Emmy and Tony Award winning actor Neil Patrick Harris, seen most recently on TV as the host of the Academy Awards, appears in two all-new ads for Heineken Light.

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WAKE UP with BWW 3/30/2015 - Vineyard, MISCAST, MUFTI Galas and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news It's an evening of galas and benefits …

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Fuse Dance Review: Alvin Ailey Amplified by Arts Fuse Editor

There was more than one reference to Alvin Ailey himself in Odetta, recalling Ailey's frequent use of a female protagonist and his choices of other noted black artists as inspiration.

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Meet the Bloggers: Tim Croner by The Team

The Green Room is thrilled to introduce you to our newest bloggers who are joining us this spring. For the rest of the week, you can get to know them through the latest installments of our M…

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Meet the Bloggers: Marion Gutierrez by The Team

The Green Room is thrilled to introduce you to our newest bloggers who are joining us this spring. For the rest of the week, you can get to know them through the latest installments of our M…

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It’s Official: Trevor Noah Will Lead Post-Stewart ‘Daily Show’ by Jeremy Gerard

UPDATES with more information: Comedy Central made it official this morning, leaking to the New York Times its planned Monday announcement that the young South African comic will take over t…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Full cast announced for James Graham's Angry Brigade

Harry Melling is among the cast at the Bush Theatre

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My Personal Spider Woman, Or Alternatively, Audra and Her Fans by Edlyn Griffin

I always joke that I was raised by divas. Not the sassy, in your face, rumble-and-tumble kind that the current connotation now implies. I was raised by the ones who could belt to the rafters…

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Hedda Gabler review – Ibsen’s odd couple caught in a twitchy, tense tragedy by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh Amanda Gaughan’s period production does fair justice to this after-party drama for a Macbeth-like couple Continue reading...

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Magic Time! ‘The Norwegians’ (‘Da Norvegians’) at Scena Theatre by a Norvegian by John Stoltenberg

So dere’s dis play goin’ on in town called Da Norvegians, and it’s set in Minneapolis and it’s got Norvegian characters in it, so I tought I should go check it out, on accounta I vas…

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Review: Title and Deed/Lookingglass Theatre by Alex Huntsberger

RECOMMENDED The man in front of you is not from here. He’s a traveler from a foreign land. In fact “Traveler” is the only name by which he is identified. And as a person not from here …

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‘The Daily Show’ Names a New Host

Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, will replace Jon Stewart as the host of “The Daily Show.”

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Trevor Noah to Succeed Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’ by Dave Itzkoff

After only three appearances on the Comedy Central show, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa will step up as its new host.

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BBC inks £2.2m Northern Ireland Screen deal by Michael Quinn

The BBC has announced a £2.2 million annual deal with Northern Ireland Screen to boost programming in the region. The partnership will

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Tricycle Theatre’s Handbagged to tour from September by Georgia Snow

Moira Buffini’s Handbagged is set to tour the UK this autumn. The production, which originated at the Tricycle Theatre in 2013 before

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Royal Opera House £27m refurb wins planning permission by Georgia Snow

The Royal Opera House has been granted planning permission for a £27 million refurbishment scheme that will see its foyer and the

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Competition: Win tickets to the UK premiere of Carmen Disruption at the Almeida by The Stage

In the opulent grandeur of a European city, a renowned singer abandons the opera house for the truth of the streets. A gorgeous

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Aasif Mandvi Hosts MCC's 2015 MISCAST Gala Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Actor and 'Daily Show' regular Aasif Mandvi will serve as emcee for MCC Theater's Miscast 2015 Gala, held tonight, March 30, 2015 at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center 311 West…

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Aaron Tveit, Betty Buckley & More Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala; John Waters Hosts Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Vineyard Theatre welcomes Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Holly Hunter, Tony Kushner, Matthew Morrison, Tonya Pinkins, Kate Mulgrew and Aaron Tveit joining host John Waters Hairspray, Cry …

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John Tartaglia Hosts York Theatre Company's '100 MUSICALS IN MUFTI' Benefit Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will present an unforgettable one-night only benefit, The 100 Musicals in Mu…

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BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Continues 2015 Season Tonight with John Bolton, Liz Callaway, Julia Murney, Ryan Silverman and More by BroadwayWorld

The critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series fifteenth season will bring 100 years of Broadway history in four incredible evenings.

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Mandy Gonzalez, Marcus Paul James, Telly Leung, Adam Pascal and More Set for SEASONS OF BROADWAY at BB King's Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Eden Espinosa, star of Wicked, Rent, Brooklyn, and more, recently joined 'Seasons of Broadway', set for BB King's tonight, March 30th. She will appear alongside previously announced special …

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SWEENEY TODD, with Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson, Begins Tonight at the London Coliseum by BroadwayWorld

Lonny Price's production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller begins tonight, 30 March 2015 the London Coliseum.

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Caissie Levy, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Welcome Gavin Creel Back to Broadway at Joe's Pub Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Join Celia Keenan-Bolger The Glass Menagerie, Peter and the Starcatcher, Liz Callaway The Look of Love, Baby, Caissie Levy LES MISERABLES, Ghost, and more as they welcome Gavin Creel back to…

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Why everyone should see The Mysteries from Cape Town by Jasper Rees

One night in Cape Town, I was caught in a power cut. Like an untenanted theatre, the city went utterly dark, darker than perhaps it had been since settlers first arrived three centuries earl…

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Post-Play Palaver: A Passionate Response to Forum Theatre’s ‘Passion Play’ by Michael Poandl and John Stoltenberg by John Stoltenberg

After Michael Poandl and John Stoltenberg, both DCMTA writers, saw a recent performance of Passion Play at Forum Theatre, they found themselves chattering back and forth trying to figure out…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Blogs: Michael Coveney: Nick's farewell knees-up at the National

The great and good of theatreland gathered at the NT on Friday to bid farewell to Nicholas Hytner

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Review: Princess Ida (Finborough Theatre)

Gilbert and Sullivan's show is revived at the Finborough Theatre

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Review:Harveyat curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

The 1944 Pulitzer Prize winning comedy has a whimsical, if dated, charm

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Review:Twelfth Night (or What You Will). . . What You Will (or Twelfth Night) at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

Bedlam Theater's Shakespearean switcheroo takes the double title and morphs each into a full production that runs in entertaining repertory with itself

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Review: “The Pianist of Willesden Lane” at Hartford Stage by Westfield Newsroom

HARTFORD, Conn. – Mona Golabek is an accomplished pianist, actor, author, radio host, storyteller, and a child of a Holocaust survivor. Her mother, the pianist Lisa Jura was a child pr…

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‘The Addams Family’ at Nonnewaug High School by Onstagecritics

Nancy Sasso Janis / On the second weekend where it felt like every high school within a 40 mile radius of Naugatuck was putting on their spring musical (and it … Continue reading ͛…

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BWW Blog: Ryan Bauer-Walsh of Maltz Jupiter Theatre's LES MISERABLES by Guest Blogger: Ryan Bauer-Walsh

Hey Broadway WorldIt's good to be back chatting with you from Les Miserables at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Florida

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BWW's On This Day - March 30, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Nicholas Hytner: ‘£10 tickets and NT Live were my highlights’ by David Hutchison

Nicholas Hytner has highlighted subsidised tickets and live cinema screenings as two of his biggest achievements during his 12-year tenure at the

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Interview with Nikolai Foster: A perfect touring storm with Beautiful Thing and Calamity Jane by Terri Paddock

Taking over from Paul Kerryson as the new artistic director at the Curve in January, Nikolai Foster is causing waves not only in Leicester but up and down the country thanks to two simultane…

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Tony Award-Winning Director Gene Saks Dies At 93 by The Associated Press

Gene Saks teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as The Odd Couple and Brighton Beach Memoirs. He died Saturday in N…

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Her youth in Highland Park readied Rachel Brosnahan for ‘The Dovekeepers’ by Lori Rackl

Rachel Brosnahan has spent a lot of time lately dwelling in the past. The actress ... The post Her youth in Highland Park readied Rachel Brosnahan for ‘The Dovekeepers’ appeared …

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The Archive: How My Night With Reg has left its mark by Al Senter

By the nature of the job, actors have to learn to bond with each other at a much faster rate than in

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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The price of the American dream: Death of a Salesman – in pictures by Guardian Staff

As Antony Sher takes on the role of Willy Loman in the RSC’s revival, co-starring Harriet Walter, revisit the history of Arthur Miller’s classic play Continue reading...

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On Alexandre, the Greatest Jewish Composer You've Never Heard of

Rediscovering composers whose lives were destroyed by the Holocaust or eclipsed by World War II is all the rage these days. So, next on: Alexandre Tansman. Click here for the rest of the art…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Cast announced for tour of Constellations

Louise Brealey and Joe Armstrong will star in Nick Payne's two-hander

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Review: Macbeth (Tour)

Tara Arts's production of Shakespeare's tragedy fails to excite

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Watch Matthew Herbert's video for Strong by Guardian Music

Starring a tortoise and featuring the sounds of UK protest marches, here’s a taste of Herbert’s return to his dance roots, taken from his latest album, The Shakes Continue reading...

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell has taken over the title role in the musical, and it remains one of Broadway’s best shows.

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Onstage This Week: Mar. 30-Apr. 6 by American Theatre Editors

It's a week of extremes, full of bloody conflicts and hard lessons, though some are leavened by laughter.

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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‘Cinderella’ at The Russian National Ballet Theatre at Hylton Performing Arts Center by Yvonne French

I attended the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s enchanting Cinderella on Friday night at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Cinderella moves to George Mason University’s Center for…

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The week in arts: Bluesfest, Pasaje, Hannah Gadsby and Debra Oswald by Anna Madeleine

Comedian Hannah Gadsby explores modern art in Melbourne, Pasaje bring Cuban grooves to Freo and Offspring’s Debra Oswald discusses her new novel Continue reading...

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Drive More Traffic To Your Website by Jonathan Eifert

Place links on social media channels that send fans back to your website – always! It may sound simple, yet so many artists and organizations don’t do it. I have seen social media conten…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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‘Sense & Sensibility’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Winters Geimer

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s Sense & Sensibility is the ultimate tale of First World problems. While the story predates both hashtags and the concept of the First World, it is tale …

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

Tamasha tour with a new play of desire and conflict, Cyrano de Bergerac is revived in Northampton and there’s a magic carpet ride at the Polka Continue reading...

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Standup comedy, dancing or theatre: how to get a job in the performing arts by Claire Burke

Jobs in arts and entertainment are highly competitive, so you need to work hard, be determined and network to get ahead• Lights, camera, action! How to succeed in a film audition• Six ti…

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Mark Shenton: Reflections on Nick Hytner’s 12-year National Theatre tenure
 by Mark Shenton

On Friday, March 27 Nick Hytner officially left the building that he’s presided over as artistic director for the last 12 years,

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: March 30 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas and Anne Bradley

1858 Birthday of DeWolf Hopper (1858-1935), vaudeville comedian and musical comedy star, who was featured in Wang, Hoity-Toity and many early Gilbert & Sullivan productions. …

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Laura Benanti, Jessie Mueller, Jeremy Jordan and Ramin Karimloo Are Miscast for MCC Theater Tonight by Olivia Clement

MCC Theater hosts its annual Miscast gala March 30 featuring an all-star cast.

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Pulitzer Winner The Flick Will Return With Original Cast; Tickets on Sale Today by Adam Hetrick, Robert Viagas

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Flick will return Off-Broadway to the Barrow Street Theatre May 5, with opening night set for May 28. The cast and creativ…

Linked From Playbill at 01:14AM

Gypsy Robe Recipients Shine in Concert Tonight With Another Opening, Another Robe by Michael Gioia

Another Opening, Another Robe, an evening celebrating Broadway's Gypsy Robe recipients, is held March 30 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café.

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Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson Begin Performances in Sweeney Todd at London Coliseum Tonight by Mark Shenton

Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson reprise the roles they performed in a semi-staged production of Sweeney Todd, produced by the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center last year, at…

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Tituss Burgess and Leslie Kritzer Sing Carner & Gregor Tunes in Tonight’s Free “Broadway’s Future” C by Andrew Gans

The Broadway’s Future Songbook Series--presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul--continues March 30 in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library branch at…

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Meet Three Women Behind the New Musicals on Broadway by Janice C. Simpson

Over the past decade, women like Susan Stroman, Diane Paulus and Kathleen Marshall have moved to the front ranks of go-to directors for big Broadway musicals. But female composers have b…

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Starry The 100 Musicals in Mufti Concert Celebration, Hosted by John Tartaglia, Presented Tonight by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company offers a starry evening celebrating its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series, which has presented 100 musicals to date, March 30.

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Celia Keenan-Bolger and Caissie Levy Make Some Noise Tonight in Celebration of Gavin Creel’s Return by Michael Gioia

Make Some Noise, a concert welcoming Gavin Creel back to the U.S. and Broadway — originally scheduled for late January but postponed due to Winter Storm Juno — hits Joe&#…

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Tony Kushner, Betty Buckley, John Waters and Tonya Pinkins Among Stars at Vineyard Gala Tonight by Olivia Clement

The 2015 Gala for Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre on March 30 is hosted by John Waters (Hairspray, Cry Baby) and will see a constellation of Broadway talent including Tony winners Be…

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Adam Pascal, Telly Leung, Mandy Gonzalez, Marcus Paul James, Eden Espinosa, Lindsay Mendez Explore S by Andrew Gans

Seasons of Broadway — an evening of hit songs and personal backstage anecdotes — is presented March 30 at BB King’s Blues Club and Grill in New York City.

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Encore Performance of 54 SINGS CHESS Set for Tonight by Pat Cerasaro

Everybody's playing the game - again

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Sir Nicholas Hytner will be a hard act to follow at the National Theatre by Libby Purves

The National Theatre paid tribute to the phenomenally successful artistic director. Libby Purves was there

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Nastia Liukin & Derek Hough Prepare for Their DWTS Samba Routine by Young Hollywood

Nastia Liukin & Derek Hough Prepare for Their DWTS Samba RoutineYH is in the Big Apple to catch up with Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin as she prepares for her "Dancing with the Stars" Samba r…

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Monday, March 30, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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'The White Snake' at Old Globe is a sprightly fable of attraction by Charles McNulty

SAN DIEGO — God reputedly made the world in seven days, but that seems lazy by Mary Zimmerman's standards. She needs only a few seconds and some billowing fabric to conjure the four elemen…

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Isn't It Grand? Paige Davis & Amra-Faye Wright Return to Chicago on Broadway by Broadway.com

They can't do it alone! Paige Davis and Amra-Faye Wright will return to the Broadway revival of Chicago beginning March 30. Davis will reprise her performance as Roxie Hart (which she fi…

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/28-3/29/2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 29, 2015 - Sunday, March 29, 2015.

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Audience Reaction Video From First Preview Of SOMETHING ROTTEN! by Pat Cerasaro

See what the audiences are saying about Something Rotten

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‘Cinderella’ at Ballet Theatre of Maryland at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric by Mary P. Johnson

Entering the closing phase of this season, Maryland’s premier ballet company -Ballet Theatre of Maryland (‘BTM’)- returned to the scene of last season’s major artistic trium…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:22AM

Liz Callaway and Beth Leavel Sing West Side Story, Gypsy and More at Town Hall Tonight by Adam Hetrick

Broadway By the Year celebrates musicals spanning 1941-1965, including the classics Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, West Side Story, Gypsy and Fiddler on the Roof March 30 at the Town Hall.

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