Friday, January 20, 2017 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Heather Headley's Next Gig, Jessie Mueller & Betsy Wolfe's Lovefest & Other Hot Shots You Need in Your Life by Lindsey Sullivan

Our latest roundup of Broadway hot shots takes you into the rehearsal room, backstage at Hamilton and inside Broadway.com HQ. What are you waiting for? Start your weekend off right, and get …

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 1: Make America Laugh Again! by Broadway.com

Something Rotten! star Rob McClure kicks off his new vlog by taking us through tech week in Schenectady and on the bus to Boston for the tour's big opening.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Billy Porter Releases a Timely Rendition of “Edelweiss” by Robert Viagas

He says the song offers hope in “the darkest of times.”

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Photo Coverage: Betty Buckley, Chita Rivera, Brian d'Arcy James and More Walk the Red Carpet at CONCERT FOR AMERICA: STAND UP, SING OUT! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The star-studded CONCERT FOR AMERICA STAND UP, SING OUT took place this afternoon, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet

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All’s Fare in Red Carpet Challenge! John Legend & Jitney’s Cast Play ‘Take a Taxi’ by Broadway.com

Do you know how much a cab costs between two New York City landmarks? The cast of Jitney is about to find out.

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Photo Flash: First Look at the New York Neo-Futurists' The Great American Drama

The show is currently running ahead of a January 22 opening.

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Theater News: Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen to Choreograph New Work by Keenan Scott II

Thoughts of a Colored Man on a Day When the Sun Set Too Early will run in February.

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See Betty Buckley, Chita Rivera, and More at Concert for America by Hannah Vine

More than 30 Broadway stars took part in the January 20 benefit concert celebrating diversity and hope at The Town Hall.

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Practical Coeurage by Tracey Paleo

A Saturday afternoon lunch with Jeremy Lelliot, founding artistic director of Coeurage Theatre Company, immediately erupted into a snowball of hilarious storytelling in which Jeremy also rev…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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AUDIO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares First Draft of HAMILTON's 'Right Hand Man' by Stage Tube

Lin-Manuel Miranda just shareda demo of his first draft of 'Right Hand Man,' made in Logic Pro and written andrecorded in 2010, with words and music by, of course, himself. Listen below

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This Is Us Star Chrissy Metz to Take on Neil LaBute for 1 Night Only by Olivia Clement

MCC will present a benefit reading of the play Fat Pig with a never-before-seen ending.

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STAGE TUBE: CATS Company Pounces on Broadway in New TV Commercial by Stage Tube

Broadway veteranMamie Parrisrecently assumed the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival ofAndrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. The show just unveiled a new TV …

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Photo Flash: You Never Had a Friend Like Her! Whoopi Goldberg Makes Cameo as 'Genie' in ALADDIN by BroadwayWorld

The house at Disney's Aladdin on Broadway had their wish granted when Whoopi Goldberg made a surprise one-night-only appearance last night, January 19th. Goldberg's appearance was taped for …

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Odds & Ends: This Is Us Star Chrissy Metz Set for Fat Pig Benefit Reading, Pinocchio Musical Heads to London & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Chrissy Metz Tapped for Fat Pig Benefit Reading Chrissy Metz, who received a Golden Globe nomination for her breakout perfor…

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Stand Up, Sing Out! See the Performers of the Star-Spangled Concert for America by Broadway.com

As previously announced, Concert for America, the first of a monthly concert series benefitting national organizations dedicated to protecting civil rights, women’s health and the envi…

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National Open Captioning Initiative by Bt

TDF offers a limited number of two-year partnerships with professional regional theatres to sponsor open captioned performances and increase attendance by people who are deaf or hard of hear…

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Triton Gallery Founder Roger Puckett Is Retiring by Robert Viagas

But the Ninth Avenue poster mecca he founded in 1965 will continue under a new owner.

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Successful Business Strategies with White Shark Media by Rino16

It is no secret that starting up a business can be challenging. From the capital to making your brand known to the clients in the market, business start-ups can be hectic. But it does not ha…

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Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Theresa Rebeck, and More Pen Post-Election Responses by Olivia Clement

Primary Stages’ Morning in America, November 9, 9:00 AM consists of a series of one-minute monologues by well-known playwrights.

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Theater News: This is Us Star Chrissy Metz to Lead Benefit Reading of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig

LaBute will also direct the production at MCC Theater.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Going Out Guide for Maryland, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2017 by Jillian S. Jarrett

Don’t miss “The Tin Woman,” Ken and Brad Kolodner, and Substanial’s album release party.

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Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Lawrence Gillard Jr., Chris Bauer, and Cast of The Penitent

Atlantic Theatre Company artistic director Neil Pepe directs this world premiere play by David Mamet.

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Phantom Composer Claims To Have Discovered Rihanna 12 Years Ago by Rino16

Viewers of the British morning news show, “Good Morning Britain” are accustomed to difficult interviews with outspoken host Piers Morgan, but the latest interview Morgan and co-h…

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Film Review: “Patriots Day” — So Close to Home by Arts Fuse Editor

Patriots Day provides an intimate view of a heart-stopping week.

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for David Mamet's THE PENITENT at Atlantic Theater Company by BroadwayWorld

Atlantic Theater Companypresents theworld premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe.BroadwayWorld has a…

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Review: In 'Chiflon,' down a mine with a puppet and believing every moment by Chris Jones

Most puppets have big personalities. It's an art with roots on the streets — you have to talk up a storm to draw a crowd to pass the hat. But the puppets that drew a packed, rapt house at …

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THIS IS US Star Chrissy Metz to Lead FAT PIG Benefit Reading - With New Ending - for MCC Theater by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater has announced a one-night-only benefit reading of Neil LaBute's play, Fat Pig, directed by LaBute, to be held on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre 121 Ch…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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LIVE NOW: Watch 'Concert for America' Featuring the Best of Broadway by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is pleased to stream LIVE the star-studded 'Concert for America.'The sold-out show - created and produced bySeth RudetskyandJames Wesley- will feature performances and appearan…

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Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott to Lead A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Benefit for HB Studio by BroadwayWorld

HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice, will present an exclusive HB alumni benefit reading of A Life In The Theatre by DAVID MAMET, featur…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack in Gulfshore Playhouse's DO THIS! by BroadwayWorld

Gulfshore Playhouse, Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional theatre, is very excited to announce that 2016 Tony Award-nomineeCarmen Cusackstars in the one-woman, world premiere of Do This…

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Enduring legacy of BBC’s Play for Today | Letters by Letters

Deborah Orr laments the loss of Play for Today (Opinion, 14 January). The effect that it had in exploring social issues is illustrated by the charity Action against Medical Accidents, which …

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Carrie Fisher’s Montreal-shot comedy special to air Saturday by David Friend

An episode of Just For Laughs: All Access hosted by Fisher will run on the Comedy Network

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Carter Calvert and Sally Struthers in NC Theatre's ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE by Stage Tube

Emmy Award-winning actress,Sally Struthers, returns to the role of 'Louise Seger' inNorth Carolina Theatre's production ofAlways...Patsy Cline.Carter CalvertBroadway It Ain't Nothin' But the…

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Frothy, fun atmosphere and some delightful singing in COC's Magic Flute: review by Catherine Kustanczy - Special To The Star

Family-friendly spectacle showcases COC Ensemble Studio members and marks debuts of some international talents.

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Wicked’s Kara Lindsay and Jennifer DiNoia on Glinda Burps, Karaoke No-Nos & Why Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play Fiyero by Broadway.com

Wicked stars Kara Lindsay and Jennifer DiNoia answer your questions...and reveal which song you should never sing at karaoke.

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Watch: John Legend and the Cast of Jitney Celebrate Opening Night by Ruthie Fierberg

The Grammy- and Oscar-winning producer and the company of MTC’s production of August Wilson’s play toast their January 19 opening on Facebook Live.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Devin Archer?and?Natalie Storrs in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at La Mirada by BroadwayWorld

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts ampMcCoy Rigby Entertainmentpresent the third show of its 2016-2017 season,Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, starringDevin ArcherandNatalie …

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Operatic Soprano Roberta Peters Dies at 86 by Robert Viagas

She turned to musicals and operetta later in her career.

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Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway! by Walter McBride

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean, opened just last night at MT…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with 'MORNING IN AMERICA' at Primary Stages by BroadwayWorld

Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 900 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 electio…

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Casting Society of America Announces the 2017 Artios Winners by Ruthie Fierberg

Which casting directors earned the top prize?

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Snaps for Opening Night: Jitney’s Carra Patterson Gets Glam by Hannah Vine

Backstage at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Patterson preps for an after-party at the Copacabana.

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Peter Farmer obituary by David Jays

Designer whose stagings of classic ballet created an atmosphere of delicate enchantmentBy the time he came to design an elegantly Edwardian Nutcracker for English National Ballet in 2010, Pe…

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Let Your Favorite Will & Grace Characters Navigate Your BroadwayCon Experience

Which BroadwayCon panels would Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen be most excited about?

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Food chain Leon launches ‘all-singing’ West End branch by Matthew Hemley

Fast food chain Leon is opening a London branch that will hire performers who will serve and sing to customers. Leon said

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They've Got the Keys! August Wilson's Jitney Celebrates Its Broadway Premiere on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Jitney has finally made it to Broadway! The late August Wilson's family, friends and many fellow playwrights stepped out to celebrate the production's stellar cast on opening night, …

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Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Name the Top 10 Oh, Hello Guests You Want to Come to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Review: ‘Bo Dacious and Liz Russo’ at AMP Powered by Strathmore by Mark Ludder

There’s this hot little night club right across from some swanky automobile dealerships in a neighborhood calling itself Pike & Rose. The venue hosts a wide variety of arts and enterta…

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First Listen: Billy Porter Releases Soulful 'Edelweiss' Single by BroadwayWorld

Tony winner Billy Porter just released a soulful newversion of 'Edelweiss,' to reflect what's happening in the world now. It's the first single off of his new album, 'Soul of Richard Rodgers…

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Michael Urie Hosts 32nd Annual Artios Awards in NYC by Marc J. Franklin

Host Michael Urie was joined January 19 by Emmy winners Danny DeVito, Sam Waterston, Margo Martindale, and more to honor achievements in casting.

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Disney’s Pinocchio to Come to the Stage by Ruthie Fierberg

The world theatrical premiere of the Disney-animated classic prepares for a 2017 bow.

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Space Availability at Collaboraction Studios by Bt

Collaboraction Studios, in the Flat Iron Arts Building of Wicker Park, has affordable space available for nightly, weekly, or monthly rentals in The Salon beginning in March 2017. This intim…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Jiréh Breon Holder to Receive $50,000 for Too Heavy For Your Pocket by Olivia Clement

The new play, to be staged by Roundabout Theater Company, is the recipient of the Laurents / Hatcher Foundation Award.

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Playwright Jiréh Breon Holder to Receive the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award by Olivia Clement

Holder's Too Heavy For Your Pocket, to be staged by Roundabout Theater Company, is the recipient of the $50,000 award.

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See Over 500 Theatres Across the U.S. Unite for Ghostlight Project by Hannah Vine

On the eve of the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, artists from coast to coast took a stand for continued vigilance, increased advocacy, inclusion, tolerance, and social justice.

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Reflections on What to Do More Of by American Theatre Editors

Look ahead to change and new creative possibilities in 2017.

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Ethan Hawke, Jayne Houdyshell, Karen Akers Will Offer The Inauguration of Hope by Adam Hetrick

The January 23 gathering at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is described as an artistic recommitment to the “values for which America stands.”

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How to Fight for Arts Funding? Lessons from NYC’s Lean Years by American Theatre Editors

The new book 'Drop Dead' puts a debate we're still having---between art for art's sake and art for the common good---into stark relief.

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NEWS: Gary Barlow offers nurses free tickets to The Girls dress rehearsal by Press Releases

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth are offering nurses free seats to see the Dress Rehearsal of their new musical comedy THE GIRLS at the Phoenix Theatre in London on Saturday 28 January 2017 at 2.30…

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York Theatre to Celebrate Life and Work of Jerry Herman With Special Presentation by Olivia Clement

A one-night-only event, Hello, Jerry! will pay tribute to the Broadway composer.

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We Just Can't Wait! THE LION KING Will Celebrate 8000th Performance on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

THE LION KING, the award-winning best musical, celebrates a milestone achieved by only two other shows in Broadway history with its 8,000th performance on Broadway at this Saturday's matinee…

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #16: Best Direction and Musical Direction in Musicals and Best Direction of Plays in Theatres in Philadelphia, New by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

The DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s Best of 2016 Direction in Productions in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and DE are: BEST DIRECTION Carl Andress for Charles Busch’s The Divine Sister at Buc…

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Photo Coverage: On Inauguration Eve, Broadway Unites to Take a Pledge for the Ghostlight Project by Walter McBride

Just last night, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs gathered across the country to light a li…

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Review: ‘Doug Varone and Dancers’ at the Prince Theater by Celeste Mann

Congratulations are in order! Doug Varone and Dancers (a contemporary/modern dance company) is celebrating its 30th anniversary! Doug Varone’s creativity has stood the test of time. In top…

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Movie Trilogy In the Works Based on HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Play? by BroadwayWorld

Will the hit West End play and soon to be Broadway smash HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD be the basis of an upcoming movie trilogy

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Tour of ANITA AND ME by BroadwayWorld

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have announcedthat Shobna Gulati Coronation Street, Dinner Ladies will star as 'Daljit' in the new tour of ANITA AND M…

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Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Which Top 10 Oh, Hello Guests Should Come to Broadway? by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Yes, We Believe in Life After Love! Lesli Margherita, Lena Hall & Jillian Mueller Led a Reading of the Cher Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

If we could turn back time, we would have front row seats to this reading! According to The New York Post, this week marked the first official read-through of the Cher musical, and Lesli Mar…

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Shoshana Bean Will Headline New York City Gay Men’s Chorus Benefit by Michael Gioia

The eighth annual Harmony gala will be held at the Diamond Horseshoe.

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Photos: First look at Emma Hatton in Evita

The former Elphaba takes on the lead role in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical

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Chicago Fringe Festival Presents: On the Fringe by Bt

Date: Monday, Feb. 6Time: Doors Open at 6pm | Screening Begins at 7pmThe documentary On the Fringe chronicles the adventures of artists touring the Canadian Fringe Festival circuit. Filmmake…

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Alix Korey and Anne Runolfsson to Lead Cast of Milk and Honey by Olivia Clement

Jerry Herman’s 1961 musical will be revived by the York Theatre Company Off-Broadway this winter.

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Five reasons to see Hamilton in London by Emma Clarendon

If you don’t understand exactly what the hype is behind this Broadway show or you need any more reasons to be excited about the London production, here are five reasons why we should all p…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Amber Iman, Lauren Worsham, Lilli Cooper Set for Artists for World Peace Benefit by Michael Gioia

The annual fundraiser will be held at the Cutting Room.

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Telly Leung Marries Partner of 12 Years by Ruthie Fierberg

The two wed in December, but saved the announcement for January 20.

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Cher 'Believes' in Her New Bio-Musical: 'I Sobbed & Laughed' by BroadwayWorld

The New York Post has reported that music legend Cher was in town this week to take in a top-secret reading of a new bio-musical based on the singer's life and career.

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Theater News: Alix Korey, Mark Delavan, and More to Lead York Theatre Company's Milk and Honey

The show, featuring a book by Don Appell and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, will be presented as part of the Musicals in Mufti series.

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Review Roundup - Idina Menzel Stars in Lifetime's BEACHES Remake by TV News Desk

Lifetime's reboot of the classic 1988 film BEACHES, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long, will have its World Premiere on January 21 at 87c. Let's see what the critics say

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2017 Ovation Awards Celebrate Los Angeles Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Celebration Theatre and Los Angeles LGBT Center were the big winners at this year's ceremony.

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Fiona Reid brings charm and humour to Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience: review by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Actress changes age with impressive ease in Peter Morgan's play about monarch’s meetings with British prime ministers.

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Disney, Valentines, Villains and More Set for February at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

This February, Feinstein's54 Below celebrates the winter season's most anticipated evenings with special celebrations that will delight lovers and their foes, thrill film aficionados, and pr…

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In the Depths of Dead Love review – stultifying all-white Chinese fable by Lyn Gardner

Print Room at the Coronet, LondonA failed poet presides over a bottomless well in a production of Howard Barker’s play that has drawn fire for its lack of east Asian actorsArt does not exi…

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Larry Goldings/Peter Bernstein/Bill Stewart, Ronnie Scott’s, London — ‘collective focus’

The musicians deliver their mix of standards and originals with the fine-tuned interplay of long-term collaborators

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY by Walter McBride

The long-awaited Broadway debut ofAugust Wilson'sJitney, directed by Tony Award winnerRuben Santiago-HudsonThe Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean, opened just last night at MTC'sS…

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Jitney, Samuel J Friedman Theatre, New York

The riveting revival explores ever-present undercurrents of racism and violence in a nation awash with guns

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Balanchine Short Stories, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center

In these tales, a mysterious woman offers a directionless man salvation or ruination, or both

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Check Out This Report From Inside the Cher Musical Reading by Robert Viagas

Rick Elice's biomusical of the superstar was given a staged reading in NYC with three different actors as Cher.

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/20/2017 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 1202017.

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Peers pressure government to commit to arts sector post-Brexit by Georgia Snow

Members of the House of Lords have called on the government to show more commitment to supporting the creative industries when the

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Courtyard Theatre rebrands as home for new writing by Matthew Hemley

Hoxton’s Courtyard Theatre is to relaunch as a home for new writing, after handing over the programming of its main space to

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‘Danny and Sylvia’ Surefire Crowd Pleaser At The Willow by Bill Hirschman

Danny Kaye and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story at Willow Theatre, featuring Larry Buzzeo in a role he was born for, is filled to the brim with memories for audiences who will find familiarity i…

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Julia Cho Receives 2017 Will Glickman Award by American Theatre Editors

She is recognized for her play 'Aubergine,' which premiered at Berkeley Rep.

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Theater News: Lesli Margherita, Nancy Opel, and Eric Ulloa to Star in Villain: DeBlanks

The one-night comedy event will also feature Andrew Call, Leslie McDonel, and more.

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Theater News: Rent's Richard H. Blake, Nicholas Christopher, and More Present Seasons of Love

The tribute event will include stories, songs from the musical, and more.

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WINTER SOLSTICE – Orange Tree by Ian Foster

Roland Schimmelpfennig's 2013 play Winter Solstice receives its British premiere at the Orange Tree in this Actors Touring Company production directed by Ramin Gray. And it is well worth the…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Fresh twist: the spiralling images of a rediscovered painter

Neil Stokoe was a peer of Hockney, a protégé of Bacon — yet has remained under the radar

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The Art Market: how to get together and conquer the (art) world

Collaborations in London and Turkey; Judaica library finds a home; another Old Master fake; online merger ends

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The forgotten work of John Lockwood Kipling revived

The prolific and varied output of the curator, teacher, designer and sculptor is on show at the Victoria & Albert Museum

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British artist Lubaina Himid rides a wave of overdue recognition

The pioneer of Britain’s Black Arts Movement has three new shows

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Howard Barker defends Print Room casting from ‘yellowface’ criticisms by Georgia Snow

Playwright Howard Barker has addressed accusations of ‘yellowface’ in the casting of his play In the Depths of Dead Love, claiming theatre

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Lilli Cooper and Eboni Booth Tapped For Sundown, Yellow Moon by Olivia Clement

Ars Nova and WP Theater will present the world premiere of the new play with songs.

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Quizzes: Win tickets to our exclusive Newsies screening

Alan Menken's musical is being broadcast to cinemas in the UK for the first time

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Theatre News: The week in pictures: 14 - 20 January

Joanne Clifton opens Thoroughly Modern Millie, Patrick Stewart meets a racing legend and Gary Barlow attends The Girls rehearsals

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Stars Of HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, And A BRONX TALE Will Honor RENT In Valentine's Day Concert by BroadwayWorld

On February 12th, Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway alumni of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT will present Seasons of Love, a special Valentine's Day tribute to the hit music…

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The Women's March Song by Sarah B. Roberts

Ann Hampton Callaway sings her original "The Women's March Song" dedicated to all those marching across the world on January 21, 2017.  I'll be there tomorrow, exercising my First Amend…

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Review: "Sunset Baby" at TheaterWorks in Hartford, CT by Mark G Auerbach

A powerhouse of a production that's brutal, raw, and honest.

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Review: ‘Roe’ at Arena Stage by John Stoltenberg

The title of Lisa Loomer’s riveting play Roe refers to both the pivotal Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade and the person known as Jane Roe who was the plaintiff in it. Loomer dramatizes both …

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Royal Ballet: Woolf Works review – a compellingly moving experience by Luke Jennings

Royal Opera House, LondonWayne McGregor’s ambitious triptych based on the multi-dimensional works of Virginia Woolf was a gamble that has paid off in exhilarating styleWhen the final curta…

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Photo Flash: John Legend and More Welcome August Wilson's Jitney to Broadway

Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs the drama, which stars John Douglas Thompson, Brandon J. Dirden, and more.

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Theater News: Lilli Cooper, Peter Friedman, Anne L. Nathan to Star in Sundown, Yellow Moon

The new work is written by Rachel Bonds, with songs by the Bengsons.

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Calling All Bad Hombres and Nasty Women for a Nation-wide Day of Performance Protest by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Sara Warner, Holly Hughes, Lois Weaver, Mary Jo Watts. Sara Warner interviews performance artists Holly Hughes and Lois Weaver and social media coordinator Mary Jo Watts about their initi…

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A groundbreaking Roe at Arena Stage (review) by Dante Atkins

The opening night of Lisa Loomer’s Roe was the evening of January 18—a mere two days before the inauguration of a President who now unifies the federal government under a party that plac…

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Photo Coverage: August Wilson's JITNEY Takes Broadway Bows At Last! by Walter McBride

The long-awaited Broadway debut ofAugust Wilson'sJitney, directed by Tony Award winnerRuben Santiago-HudsonThe Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean, opened just last night at MTC'sS…

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Threatened by Trump: BWW Looks at the Many Ways The National Endowment for the Arts Benefits Theater by Caryn Robbins

While the agency obviously plays a significant role in the arts, BWW took a closer look at its extensive function in promoting theater in America.

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Anti-Scalping Measures in London Might Be Falling Short for HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, in an effort to curb cyber-scalping, the UK hosts to Broadway's mega-hit, Hamilton, launcheda brand-new paperless alternative to traditional onl…

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VIDEO: 10 Broadway Stars Join Forces To Record 'America The Beautiful' by BroadwayWorld

To coincide with President Elect Trump's Inauguration, YouTuber Michael Korte creator of the viral hit HAM4BEY gathered 10 Broadway stars to record a soulful, stirring amp emotional new vers…

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Music Preview: Interview with Composer Adam Schoenberg by Jonathan Blumhofer

Adam Schoenberg is also one of the most widely-performed living composers of orchestral music; in fact, he’s among the top-ten in that category.

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'Broadway Backstory' Explores LEGALLY BLONDE's Road from Film to Broadway by Theater People Podcast

Broadway Backstory, a documentary-style podcast in which each episode finds out how a show develops from an idea to a full Broadway production, has just released their latest episode. The ep…

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BWW Exclusive: Watch the Santa Ana Winds Take Over Tonight's CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND by BroadwayWorld TV

Blame it on the weather. Tonight on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, when the Santa Ana winds blow into town, they cause everyone in West Covina to act a little strangely and question their relationship…

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PROMISES, PROMISES – Southwark Playhouse by Ian Foster

On the face of it, you could see why reviving Promises, Promises would be an appealing prospect - written by Neil Simon from a Billy Wilder film and featuring a score by Burt Bacharach and H…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, January 20, 2017 by Susan Grace

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Celebrate Jitney’s Broadway Opening Night with John Legend and More by Hannah Vine

Directed by Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the play is part of the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner’s American Century Cycle.

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Photo Coverage: Christine Ebersole Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below With AFTER THE BALL by Stephen Sorokoff

Christine Ebersole returned to Feinstein's54 Below last night for a limited engagement of her concert After The Ball and BroadwayWorld was there. In this performance, which is jut a few week…

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LONELY, I'M NOT - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Falling in love is hard enough, but who knew that not falling in love could be such a struggle?

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 32 Annual Artios Awards! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

Just yesterday, hostMichael Uriewas joined byEmmyAward winnersDanny DeVito,Sam WaterstonandMargo Martingale, TonywinnerJayne Houdyshell, and many more at the NYC Artios Awards. BroadwayWorld…

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War Paint All Set for Broadway by Sandi Durell

  Looks like the casting is complete for the much anticipated Broadway production of War Paint  about cosmetic beauty queens Helena Rubinstein (played by Patti LuPone) and Elizabeth Ar…

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Theater Buff: ‘Big River”s Andrew Cristi by Matthew Wexler

Every month, a fabulous actor/singer/dancer fills out editor Matthew Wexler’s questionnaire and offers a glimpse of what he looks like from a bit closer than the mezzanine. We’re saili…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 908: Dennis Staroselsky by Adam Szymkowicz

Dennis StaroselskyHometown: Brookline, MACurrent Town: Norwood, MAQ:  What are you working on now? A:  Like everyone, just throwing a lot of stuff against the wall and hoping some…

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Nick Mohammed: ‘Magic in Vegas? I’d rather write a West End musical’ by Nick Awde

Somewhere in a parallel universe, Nick Mohammed is a successful seismologist. However, in the here and now, after being lured from his

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NEWS: Tracie Bennett & Jan Ravens lead The Sorcerer’s Apprentice musical concert by Press Releases

A new British musical inspired by Goethe poem The Sorcerer’s Apprentice receives an exclusive West End concert presentation at the Ambassadors Theatre on 8 February 2017, with a stellar ca…

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Get excited for Broadway Con! by Serena

BroadwayCon 2017 promises to be a fantastic weekend packed with so many exciting events, here's why we are looking forward to this year's Con:

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Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Magician Dan White by Half Hour Call With Chris King

Today's guest Dan White and I talk about how he got his start. We dive into techniques and the differences between networking versus making friends. There are also some great stories from ea…

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Hasan Minhaj of ‘Daily Show’ back in Davis for Netflix special

Humorist and “Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj has performed his one-man show “Homecoming King” off-Broadway and in several North American cities. On Friday, Jan. 27, he will c…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Idina Menzel Reveals Who She Would Cast as 'Elphaba' in WICKED Movie by TV News Desk

Broadway's Idina Menzel stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE and was asked by host Andy Cohen which actress she would want cast as her Wicked Broadway character Elphaba in the mov…

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The Arts on the Stamps of the World — January 20 by Arts Fuse Editor

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Holding the Man review at Jack Studio Theatre, London – ‘richly textured’ by Paul Vale

While London’s King’s Head Theatre is running a revival of Tommy Murphy’s Strangers in Between, south of the river the Big Boots

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Video: Take a tour around Leicester's Curve Theatre

Curve's CEO Chris Stafford gives us a whistle-stop tour of the venue

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Review: LaBute New Theater Festival 2017 at curtainup.com/   by Jacob Horn

One-acts by Neil LaBute, Adam Seidel, Gabe McKinley, and Cary Pepper form an entertaining but uneven collection

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Review:Albatross at curtainup.com/ by Charles Wright

With its multitude of props, ever-busy stage business, and dynamic projections, this production from the Poets' Theatre of Boston seems determined at all costs to rescue The Rime of the Anci…

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All-Female The Tempest at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

- The last an best of Phyllida Loyd's gender bending, prison plays set trilogy prison plays

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Review: Jitney at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

August Wilson's early play play finally gets the Broadway production it deserves

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Further Casting Announced for New Production of Carousel at London Coliseum by Mark Shenton

Nicholas Lyndhurst, Brenda Edwards, Alex Young, and Gavin Spokes join cast.

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Full Casting Announced For UK Tour of Funny Girl by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced casting for the UK tour of Funny Girl following its acclaimed season at London’s Savoy Theatre last year. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Ch…

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Kevin Bridges webchat – as it happened by Guardian Staff

The Scottish comedian joined us during his UK tour to answer your questions. From why stand-up is full of needy people to what he’d say to David Cameron via why he’s considering giving a…

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Russell Howard: 'I’ve seen a comic urinated on' by Rachel Aroesti

The superstar standup on what makes him laugh the mostI, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan. Nomad is also pretty incredible. I listened to the audiobook on a beach in Mexico recently and…

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NEWS: Cast announced for stage premiere of Paul Auster’s City of Glass by Press Releases

Vivienne Acheampong, Mark Edel-Hunt, Chris New and Jack Tarlton will star in the first stage adaptation of a Paul Auster novel in the UK, City of Glass, a brand new production by 59 Producti…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/20; New 'Women in Theater' Column, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and More! by BroadwayWorld

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

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Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? by BroadwayWorld

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's productio…

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NEWS: David Baddiel’s My Family returns for second West End run by Press Releases

David Baddiel announces an extended 10-week West End run of My Family: Not the Sitcom at London’s Playhouse Theatre from Tuesday 28 March to 3 June 2017.

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Total immersion: Doug Aitken’s underwater world

Visitors to the LA artist’s latest work will need scuba gear

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Theatre News: Cast announced for Paul Auster's City of Glass

The adaptation of Auster's novel will get its world premiere in Manchester

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Theatre News: Ben Whishaw to star in new season at the Almeida

The spring season will also see a new play by James Graham and a revival of a Martin Crimp satire

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Features: What's In My Dressing Room? - Dirty Great Love Story's Ayesha Antoine

The actress currently appearing in Dirty Great Love Story takes us backstage at the Arts Theatre

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Blogs: Superb Donald Trump plays prove spiky and savage

As the inauguration approaches, Sarah Crompton visits Theatre503's new play festival Top Trumps and discovers how theatre can shine a light on the issues

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Review: Review: The Convert (Gate Theatre)

Christopher Haydon directs Danai Gurira's latest play about Christianity and colonialism in Rhodesia

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NHS Nurses Offered Free Tickets to Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's THE GIRLS by BroadwayWorld

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth are offering nurses free seats to see the Dress Rehearsal of their new musical comedy THE GIRLS at the Phoenix Theatre in London on Saturday 28 January at 2.30pm

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NEWS: Mitchell Brunings & Alexia Khadime star in Bob Marley musical One Love by Press Releases

Full casting has been announced for One Love: The Bob Marley Musical which premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in a limited run from 10 March to 8 April 2017.

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Casting announced for Birmingham Rep’s Bob Marley musical by Georgia Snow

Alexia Khadime and Mitchell Brunings are to star in One Love: The Bob Marley Musical. Brunings will make his UK stage debut

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Almeida Announce New Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold has announced a new season of plays exploring leadership in crisis and the power of words. The season will begin at the end of …

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Howard Barker: 'I have contempt for messages in plays. I'm not trying to influence anyone' by Mark Lawson

In the past, his plays have enraged the right. But Howard Barker’s new foes are liberals – angry at the ‘yellowface’ casting in his latest work. Why is he so unbothered?At the bottom…

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Canvassing opinion: what art critics make of the hit play Art by Stephen Moss

What is art and how do we judge its value? As Yasmina Reza’s play is revived at the Old Vic in London, Stephen Moss asks Guardian critics Adrian Searle and Skye Sherwin if the price is rig…

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Part 2: Lea Salonga talks cultural representation and current politics through musical theatre by Maddi Ostapiw

When I was given the opportunity to speak to Lea Salonga about her upcoming concerts just days after the results of the American election were announced, I couldn’t help but link her …

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Daniel York: The night I was spat at for protesting ‘yellowface’ by Daniel York

The late evening of January 19. There were angry people outside the Print Room theatre. They’d just watched Howard Barker’s play In

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Broadway AM Report, January 20, 2017 - STAND UP, SING OUT!, Inauguration Day and More by Jessica Khan

Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O'Donnell, Brian Stokes Mitchell and more take part in tonight's STAND UP, SING OUT concert

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BWW's On This Day - January 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Why only 'Hamilton' feels free to get political by Chris Jones

As President-elect Donald J. Trump morphed into the 45th president of the United States on Friday, arts organizations, especially the big ones, were tying themselves in knots trying to figur…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Gemma Chan and Benedict Wong join ‘yellowface’ protest outside London’s Print Room by Georgia Snow

British East Asian actors Gemma Chan and Benedict Wong were among 200 people who protested outside London fringe theatre the Print Room

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£5k funding boost sparks fresh hope for Burnley Empire by Georgia Snow

Campaigners fighting to save the derelict Burnley Empire Theatre are one step closer to bringing the building back to life after receiving

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NEWS: Roger Allam & Tom Goodman-Hill join Limehouse cast at Donmar by Press Releases

Roger Allam and Tom Goodman-Hill join the cast of Limehouse, Steve Waters' new play about the 1981 Labour Party split, which premieres at the Donmar Warehouse in March.

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Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for ONE LOVE: THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been announced forOne Love The Bob Marley Musicalwhich premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March.

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BWW Recap: South Bend BWW Award Winners Celebrate! by Katherine Waddell

After much buzz and anticipation, the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Bend Awards finally came to a close last week with the announcement of 8 winners in 8 different categories. The BroadwayWorld A…

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NEWS: Almeida spring includes political premieres by Martin Crimp, James Graham & Christopher Shinn by Press Releases

The Almeida Theatre announces a new season and a major new digital film project exploring leadership in crisis and the power of words. Premieres of plays by Martin Crimp, Christopher Shinn a…

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Nicholas Lyndhurst joins Katherine Jenkins in Carousel by Matthew Hemley

Nicholas Lyndhurst is to return to the West End stage following a five-year hiatus, starring alongside Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe in

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Ben Whishaw returns to Almeida in new season by Matthew Hemley

Ben Whishaw features in the Almeida Theatre’s new season, which includes premieres from James Graham and Christopher Shinn. Shinn’s play, Against, will

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The Convert review at the Gate Theatre, London – ‘richly written, captivatingly performed’ by Natasha Tripney

On one level Danai Gurira’s The Convert plays out a twisted reworking of Pygmalion. A man reshapes a young girl, putting words

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Theatre News: Full cast announced for One Love: The Bob Marley Musical

Alexia Khadime will star as Rita Marley in Kwame Kwei-Armah's upcoming production

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Theatre News: Nicholas Lyndhurst joins cast of ENO's Carousel

The Only Fools and Horses star joins the previously announced Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins

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Theatre News: Natalie Casey to join Amanda Holden in Stepping Out

The production opens at the Vaudeville Theatre in March

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Theatre News: Roger Allam cast in Limehouse at the Donmar Warehouse

The play is about a group of politicians who broke away from the Labour party in the '80s

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Review: Review: In the Depths of Dead Love (Print Room)

Howard Barker's latest play opens at the west London theatre following controversy over casting

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‘Tree of Codes’ at Palais Garnier, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

“Tree of Codes” is a ballet choreographed by Wayne McGregor, which will be performed at the Palais Garnier in Paris from February 3 to 23, 2017.Created at the 2015 Manchester Internation…

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Killing NEA, NEH And PBS Is Just Collateral Damage In The Commodification Of American Values by Douglas McLennan

So it begins. A report in The Hill, then picked up in the Washington Post, says that the Trump administration intends to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowm…

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The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The Beauty Queen of Leenane Off Broadway, BAM Harvey Theater Reviewed by Regina Robbins BOTTOM LINE: The play that launched a writer’s career and won a ton of awards two decades ago is b…

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Escaped Alone and Les Enfants Terribles: this week’s best UK theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

Caryl Churchill’s drama confounds expectations, while Javier De Frutos directs Philip Glass’s opera. Plus: Hedda Gabler, Pink Mist and Richard Alston Dance1 Escaped AloneAs ever, the bri…

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‘The Magic Flute’ at Opéra Bastille, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “The Magic Flute” is an opera being performed at the Opéra Bastille in Paris. The show is current until February 23, 2017.Mozart’s last opera is a …

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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WICKED Flies Back to Birmingham in 2018 by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular, multi record-breaking and crit…

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NEWS: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Brenda Edwards & further Carousel cast announced by Press Releases

Nicholas Lyndhurst (Star Keeper) joins the previously announced Alfie Boe (Billy Bigelow) and Katherine Jenkins (Julie Jordan) in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, the third production i…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, January 20, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Rave for “Jitney;” Jillian Mueller, Lena Hall, Queen Lesli Lead Cher Reading; and Trump Plans Major Arts Cuts! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday …

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‘Snow White’ at Opéra national du Rhin, Mulhouse by Blouin Artinfo

Opéra national du Rhin is staging “Snow White,” a children’s opera based on a libretto by the composer after the 19th-century fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. The performance will be…

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Mark Shenton’s top 10 UK theatre awards by Mark Shenton

The annual awards season is upon us. In the film world, the Golden Globes have already been presented, ahead of the announcements

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‘Jeanne at the Stake’ at Opera de Lyon, Lyon by Blouin Artinfo

Opera de Lyon is staging “Jeanne at the Stake,” the last moments of an exalted and anguished Joan of Arc set to music by Arthur Honegger and in poetry by Paul Claudel. The performance is…

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Feature: Fear & Loathing: a transatlantic quest across a divided political landscape by Squint

In the lead up to the US elections, director Andrew Whyment, playwright Brad Birch and writer Adam Foster of London-based theatre company Squint hit the campaign trail, travelling almost 50…

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BWW Review: August Wilson's Compelling JITNEY Finally Arrives On Broadway by Michael Dale

When August Wilson's Jitney had its 1982 world premiere at Pittsburgh's Allegheny Repertory Theatre, there were no plans for it to serve as 110th of the greatest achievement in American dram…

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Nicholas Lyndhurst Joins Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe in CAROUSEL at the London Coliseum by BroadwayWorld

Nicholas Lyndhurst Star Keeper joins the previously announced Alfie Boe Billy Bigelow and Katherine Jenkins Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, the third production in the pa…

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How to train for free: from youth groups to masterclasses by Susan Elkin

1. National Youth Theatre Rep Company Every year, the National Youth Theatre recruits 15 of its members, aged 18-25, to form a

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Ria Jones to perform at 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

The actress will star in the UK tour of Sunset Boulevard later this year

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Homeland and Hedda Gabler: top things to do in the UK this week by The Guide

From the return of the terrorist thriller to Ruth Wilson’s turn in Ibsen’s finest play: your at-a-glance guide to the best in cultureHomelandAfter decamping to Pakistan and Berlin in rec…

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Wrestling returns to Blackpool: WWE UK Championship tournament – video by Ben Green and Alex Healey

British independent wrestling is stronger than it has been for decades. The world’s largest wrestling promotion WWE has just crowned its first UK champion after a two night tournament in B…

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‘The Wind in the Willows’ at London Palladium by Blouin Artinfo

The popular children’s novel by author Kenneth Grahame ‘The Wind in the Willows’ will be staged at the London Palladium from June 17 through September 9, 2017.The musical brings to lif…

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The Jesus and Mary Chain by Blouin Artinfo

Scottish alternative rock band from East Kilbride ‘The Jesus and Mary Chain’ will perform live at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London on April 5, 2017.The band was founded in 1983 and …

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Blog: We Live In A Global Society. Let’s Not Pretend The US Elections Don’t Matter Here by Jennifer Tuckett

Six female students studying the arts share their reaction to the US elections, and how it impacts them and their work. On the day Donald Trump was elected, we held our third University Wome…

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Parsons Dance at Malibran Theater, Venice by Blouin Artinfo

American dance group by David Parsons would perform at Malibran Theater, Venice from March 16 through 18, 2017.Athletic, acrobatic and poetic: this is the dance by Parsons Dance, founded in …

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HISTORIC BROADWAY SEASON PRODUCES MUSICAL DELUGE by Philip Boroff

EXCLUSIVE: For anyone in need of a diversion, Broadway is presenting its busiest season for musicals in 36 years. Nineteen new musicals and revivals have opened or are scheduled to open …

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Managing Micro-Management by Joe Patti

Many people have horror stories about working for a supervisor that micro-manages their work. While that may be a hellish experience, it is even worse if you are the executive officer of an …

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BWW Interview: Actress Claire Machin Talks THE GIRLS Ahead of West End Opening by Marianka Swain

Actress Claire Machin's numerous West Endcredits include Memphis, The Pajama Game, Betty Blue Eyes and Les Miserables. She's currently starring in Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new musical ver…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:00AM
Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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‘Between East and West’ at National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam by Blouin Artinfo

National Opera & Ballet presents “Between East and West,” directed by Johan Simons. The show will be on view till January 26, 2017.“Between East and West” has the theme of forgiv…

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Win a double pass to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at Midsumma Melbourne by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Ash Flanders: Playing to Win at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday 27 January. How do you win in a world where eight-year-olds on YouTube ar…

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Social: National Arts Community Unites for THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT by BroadwayWorld

As previously announced, at 530pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs wil…

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‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ at Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Brooklyn Academy of Music presents “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” directed by Garry Hynes. The show will be on view till February 5, 2017.Forty-year-old spinster Maureen Folan lives with…

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Stephanie Ansin Is Leaving Miami Theater Center In June by Bill Hirschman

Stephanie Ansin, who championed stylized and intellectually challenging theater for children, is stepping down from the leadership of Miami Theater Center, the groundbreaking company she co-…

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Paul Clayton: Actor Awareness has blossomed from a simple hashtag by Paul Clayton

Having been on a highly successful diet, and garnering many compliments on my new waistline, I am not in the mood for

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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‘La La Land’ & ‘Hidden Figures’ Among Artios Award Winners by Patrick Hipes

The Casting Society of America gathered tonight to honor casting in film, TV and theater at the 32nd annual Artios Awards. The conventional wisdom of the 2017 Oscars is undisturbed as the ye…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Florence Andrews on Letting Her Hair Down in London's School of Rock & More by Matt Wolf

Florence Andrews is lending some sterling vocals and whiplash timing to the London premiere of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical School of Rock, based on the Richard Linklater/Jack Black film …

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Watch: #GhostlightProject by New York Theater

My 101-second video of the Ghostlight Project, in which people gathered in theaters in all 50 states to create light for dark times ahead. I focus on the small, moving ceremony outside the C…

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Thinking About Theater: Today, Would Aristophanes Tweet?

When did the theater start ruffling political feathers? Only about 2,500 years ago.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: James Monroe Iglehart Sings "Make Them Hear You" at #Ham4Ham

Watch this soon-to-be Hamilton star perform the inspiring Ragtime ballad.

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Theater News: Alley Theatre Set to Begin High-Finance-Themed Dry Powder

Taibi Magar directs Sarah Burgess' play, which begin performances tonight.

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Betty Buckley, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O'Donnell, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for CONCERT FOR AMERICA: STAND UP, SING OUT! Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Concert for America Stand Up, Sing Out presents thefirst concert in amonthly series, taking place today, January 20th, at The Town Hall inNew York Cityat 300pm EST.

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NYC Critics Preview Spring 2017 Season on This Weekend's THEATER TALK by BroadwayWorld

In a fast-moving half-hour, journalists Jesse Green theater critic at New York Magazine, Michael Musto Out, LogoTV, The Village Voice and Patrick Pacheco ArtInfo.com, NY1 On Stage look ahead…

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A DOG STORY Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording Unleashed Today by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records has announced that A Dog Story Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording will be released digitally and in stores today, January 20, 2017.

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10 Must-Haves to Pack for BroadwayCon 2017 by Ruthie Fierberg

The list of obvious and obscure convention essentials for each day at the Javits.

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