Friday, September 30, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

v Review: The Trial Of An American President at curtainup.coml by Elyse Sommer

a well-intentioned courtroom drama by a politically passionate but inexperienced playwright.

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Three of the best... dance performances this week by Judith Mackrell

Carlos Acosta | The Tempest | Michael Clark CompanyThe great dancer retires from the ballet stage by performing extracts from works such as Balanchine’s Apollo and MacMillan’s Requiem. R…

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David Baddiel: 'I, Partridge should have won the Booker prize' by Rachel Aroesti

From Frank Skinner to Nietzsche-style sketch comedy, the standup and novelist reveals what makes him laugh the most Norm Macdonald. He’s so funny-boned. And he gives off an amazing aura of…

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Photo Flash: Broadwayworld Takes a Look at Tom Stoppard's TRAVESTIES at the Menier Chocolate Factory by BroadwayWorld

Patrick Marber directs Clare Foster Cecily, Freddie Fox Tristan Tzara, Tom Hollander Henry Carr, Forbes Masson Lenin, Peter McDonald James Joyce, Amy Morgan Gwendolen, Sarah Quist Nadya and …

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BWW Review: TOY SOLDIER, Brockley Jack Theatre, 29 September 2016 by Gary Naylor

Gary Naylor sees a play that wears its heart on its sleeve, but suffers as a result of ill-conceived staging and characterisation.

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BWW Review: THE LAST TANGO, Phoenix Theatre, 28 September 2016 by Marianka Swain

With pristine timing, just as Strictly takes to the floor, the third - and final - touring show from former pros Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace makes a stop in the West End. The 'last' of …

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Nigel Lindsay Joins Sarah Ridgeway in HighTide's Production of Al Smith's Debut Play: HARROGATE by BroadwayWorld

Casting was announced today for the HighTide production of Al Smith's debut play Harrogate. Nigel Lindsay joins Sarah Ridgeway, who starred in the original production at HighTide Festival 20…

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Theatre News: Rufus Sewell and Tim Key to star in Art

Matthew Warchus directs the revival of Yasmina Reza's classic

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Theatre News: Nigel Lindsay joins the cast of Harrogate

The Shrek actor will star alongside original cast member Sarah Ridgeway

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BAFTA scholarships awarded to two drama students by David Hutchison

Two drama students have been awarded BAFTA scholarships to help them with the cost of training. It is the second time BAFTA

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BWW Seeks Editors in Vermont by BroadwayWorld is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to help feature coverage in Vermont.

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People You Should Know . . . Lawrence Dial by Zack Calhoon

LAWRENCE DIAL (Playwright) is a 2016-2017 resident playwright for the Amoralists' Wright Club. Larry’s play DannyKrisDonnaVeronica was a Primary Stages and ESPA Drills finalist, and receiv…

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Fringe – Neo Radio: Cactus County by Arts Review

Melbourne Fringe pilgrims will find a trip to Neo Radio’s Cactus County —“A wild west cabaret, in classic radio play style” —has rewards to rival any stagecoach robbery. Neo Radio …

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Bear Grylls on his acrobatic show: 'My son says I'm too old. But that's stinking thinking' by Zoe Williams

He flies, he flips, he falls! Bear Grylls is going on tour – with Endeavour, an acrobatics spectacular celebrating great survivors. But first he gives our writer a crash course on his wall…

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BURIED CHILD, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, Announces Final Casting, Including Charlotte Hope, of GAME OF THRONES by BroadwayWorld

Charlotte Hope Myranda in Game of Thrones, Allied, A United Kingdom, Jack Fortune King Lear, Route Irish, Sparkling Cyanide, Barnaby Kay A Streetcar Named Desire, The Real Thing, Wuthering H…

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STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky's DISASTER Comes to London for Two Nights Only by Stage Tube

DISASTER the Broadway musical comedy spoof of star-studded 1970s jeopardy movies like The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and Airport, is to premiere in London for two glittering gala concert…

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THE LIBERTINE – West End by Emma Clarendon

Dark, seductive and thrilling are just three words to describe Dominic Cooper’s performance in Terry Johnson’s production of Stephen Jeffrey’s biographical account of the life of John …

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NEWS: Charlotte Hope & Barnaby Kay join Buried Child, Final casting by Press Releases

Game of Thrones star Charlotte Hope along with Barnaby Kay, Jack Fortune and Gary Shelford complete the cast of Buried Child, which has a limited London season from 14 November.

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Theatre News: Final casting for Buried Child announced

The cast joining Ed Harris, Amy Madigan and Jeremy Irvine has been announced

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Theatre News: Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee to star in Follies at the National Theatre

Sondheim's musical will be revived at the venue in 2017

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Features: What's in my dressing room? - Royal Ballet soloist Olivia Cowley

Currently appearing in La Fille mal gardée, the dancer takes us backstage at the Royal Opera House

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Theatre News: Shane Richie to join cast for world premiere of Not Dead Enough

The EastEnders actor will join Laura Whitmore on the UK tour

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Video: An introduction to: West Yorkshire Playhouse's work with people with dementia

We continue our focus on Leeds this month with a look at WYP's pioneering work in the field of dementia support

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NEWS: Tim Key, Paul Ritter & Rufus Sewell star in Art at Old Vic by Press Releases

Full casting is today announced for Art at The Old Vic. Tim Key, Paul Ritter and Rufus Sewell star in Yasmina Reza’s dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance. One of the most …

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Replay: Orson Welles meets the press in 1955 by Terry Teachout

Orson Welles takes questions from a panel of British reporters on Press Conference, originally telecast by the BBC on January 14, 1955: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos…

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heater review: The Encounter on Broadway amazes both ear and brain by David Cote

Closing one’s eyes in the theater can be a sign of boredom or exhaustion. But shutting the peepers at Simon McBurney’s utterly transfixing mind-tickler The Encounter is a valid expressio…

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Broadway AM Report, 9/30/2016 - A LIFE, Grumpy Cat in CATS and More! by Jessica Khan

This weekend's big news A LIFE, starring David Hyde Pierce, begins Off-Broadway tonight, Leslie Odom, Jr. kicks off the LIVE from the Rainbow Room series, Tyne Daly stars in DEAR WORLD in co…

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BWW's On This Day - September 30, 2016

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

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Almanac: David Mamet writes the perfect theater review by Terry Teachout

“‘I never understood the theater until last night. Please forgive everything I’ve ever written. By the time you read this I’ll be dead.’—Clive Barnes” David Mamet (originally p…

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Imelda Staunton To Star in London Follies by Robert Viagas

Plus a fresh report that her Gypsy may be coming to Broadway.

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Bob Marley musical to premiere in Birmingham in 2017 by Georgia Snow

Kwame Kwei-Armah is to write and direct and new musical based on the life of Bob Marley. Premiering at Birmingham Repertory Theatre,

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FLOYD COLLINS – Wilton’s Music Hall by Johnny Fox

‘In a cavern, in a canyon, excavating for a mine … ‘It’s very hard to get Huckleberry Hound’s tone-deaf version of ‘Clementine’ out of your head in this musical where a young K…

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'Voices that deserve to be heard': when theatre mixes art and activism by Lyn Gardner

Political plays about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are repeatedly failing to reach American theatres. The US playwright Naomi Wallace is doing something about it – by setting sail for …

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Review: Review: Pigeon English (Ambassadors Theatre)

The National Youth Theatre's West End season begins with an adaptation of the Booker-shortlisted novel

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Review: Review: The Machine (Barbican)

Collectif and then…'s interactive circus installation won the Oxford Samuel Beckett Trust Award

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Theatre News: Bob Marley musical to get UK premiere

One Love: The Bob Marley Musical has a book by Kwame Kwei-Armah

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Review: Review: Sleuth (West Yorkshire Playhouse)

Anthony Shaffer's 1970 cat-and-mouse manoeuvering play runs until 16 October

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Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee to star in Follies at the National Theatre in 2017 by David Hutchison

Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee are to star in a revival of Follies at the National Theatre, it has been confirmed. The

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Disaster! To Receive Two Concert Charity Performances in London by Mark Shenton

Seth Rudetsky will appear in the concerts November 20.

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Billy Elliot and Rentaghost star Ann Emery dies aged 86 by Georgia Snow

Ann Emery, who originated the role of Grandma in Billy Elliot the Musical, has died at the age of 86. Emery is

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GIRLS – Soho Theatre by Aleks Sierz

New captive drama is well-written in a symbolic vein that helps to humanise the story behind the headlines.

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, September 30, 2016 by James Marino

Listen: Prince of Broadway in 2017, Staunton Follies, Small Mouth Sounds 100, Rocky and Grumpy. “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top …

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NEWS: Bob Marley musical One Love premieres in Birmingham in March by Press Releases

The premiere of One Love: The Bob Marley Musical, a new musical focusing on a defining period of global legend Bob Marley’s life and career in the 1970s, will open at Birmingham Repertory …

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Theatre News: Ann Emery dies aged 86

The actress originated the role of Grandma in Billy Elliot

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Theatre News: Broadway's Disaster! to get London premiere

Seth Rudetsky's spoof of 1970s jeopardy movies will play the Charing Cross Theatre

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How Trinity Laban’s Transitions is helping students make the leap to professional life by Thomas Hescott

Once you have finished your  training in contemporary dance, where do you go to start your career? Like all performers, dancers are

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Leah Harvey On Joining The All-female SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY by Marianka Swain

Leah Harvey has just graduated from LAMDA, and is now making her professional debut in Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy three plays staged in a 13-week repertory season…

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BWW Interview: Ventriloquist Nina Conti Talks IN YOUR FACE by Marianka Swain

Ventriloquist Nina Conti got her break when Ken Campbell specially devised Let Me Out for her in 2001, and she's since won numerous awards, headlined shows, appeared in Christopher Guest's F…

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This Broadway show will make you feel like you’re in the Amazon by Barbara Hoffman

Put on your headset — Simon McBurney wants to take you into the Amazon. His one-man show, “The Encounter,” which opened Thursday night, is the most immersive show Broadway’s ever hea…

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You can revisit ‘The Golden Girls’ — as fiesty puppets by Eric Hegedus

“The Golden Girls” are back — and, yes, there will be shoulder pads and cheesecake. And puppets! The long-running ’80s sitcom about four mismatched Miami roommates has been reboo…

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Review: Pigeon English, Ambassadors Theatre by Felix Clutson

In an unspecified area of London, Hari, 11, along with his sister Lydia and Mamma, are fresh off the plane from Ghana, leaving behind his father, baby sister Agnes and his grandmother. He re…

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 3am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Maury Yeston Talks DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY Ahead of London Opening by Liz Cearns

Maury Yeston, the composer and lyricist best-known for Nine and Titanic, visited the West End a few months before the West End opening of his new musical, Death Takes a Holiday. Based on a f…

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Guest Blog: Arwell Gruffydd On Unique Welsh-Breton Co-production MERCH YR EOG by Marianka Swain

Welsh-Breton theatrical collaboration 'Merch yr Eog' The Salmon's Daughter, a unique co-production by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Teatr Piba, begins a UK and Brittany tour next week. The p…

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How To Increase Page Likes From 2,000 To 32,000 by Jonathan Eifert

There is one metric you can “throw down” that is often impressive to listening ears. No matter what level in the arts hierarchy you may be placed, having a large number of Facebook page …

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Best Bets: Grove Fest, 'Once,' Best of Missouri Market, Shaw Art Fair, Wanda Sykes and more by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Datebook:‘Modern Cinema’ at Phyllis Wattis Theater, San Francisco by Blouin Artinfo

“Modern Cinema: Criterion Collection and Apichatpong Weerasethakul,” co-presented by SFMOMA and the San Francisco Film Society will run from October 7 through October 23, 2016, at Phylli…

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“Art Is Good?” Not Much Of An Argument For Art Is It? by Douglas McLennan

I suggested in a post this week that, based on the lack of any arts business before the 114th US Congress, that it appears that lobbying for the arts seems to be failing. Yes, the NEA/NEH …

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WAAPA classmates bring double bill cabaret to Sydney Fringe by Erin James

Bobbie-Jean Henning and Larua Johnston both graduated from WAAPA’s musical theatre course in 2013. Since then, the ladies have both been making waves at cabaret venues across the coun…

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Vic Theatre Company plan concurrent musical theatre season by Maddi Ostapiw

It was announced this week that Vic Theatre Company will produce concurrent seasons of The Last Five Years and The Gathering beginning 25 November, 2016. A huge undertaking by the company, t…

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Howard Sherman: US theatres are no place to hide from pre-election politics by Howard Sherman

It was by coincidence, not design, that I was in mid-air over the Atlantic while Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump engaged in

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Jonathan Harden: 10 things I’ve learned from interviewing actors by Jonathan Harden

It was only 18 months ago that I started interviewing actors for a podcast with a very long title that nobody had

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Mark Shenton’s top venues: Wilton’s Music Hall, London by Mark Shenton

There’s no venue more singularly evocative of its own history than Wilton’s Music Hall, tucked behind a tenement row of houses down

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Bushwhacking: The Trial of an American President: What If? by Jk Clarke

          by Beatrice Williams-Rude   A most interesting theatrical experiment is taking place at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row. The Trial of an American Pres…

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‘Look at Me!’ Meet the Cast of Media Theatre’s ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ by Henrik Eger

The latest offering at the Media Theatre, the popular musical The Bridges of Madison County, based on Robert James Waller’s 1992 novel, with a book by Marsha Norman, music and lyric…

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Friday, September 30, 2016 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Sarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE Opens Yale Rep's 50th Anniversary Season Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Yale Repertory Theatre,celebrating 50 years of daring artists, bold choices, and adventurous audiences, presents the world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his pri…

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Tyne Daly Leads DEAR WORLD in Concert Tonight at Valley Performing Arts Center by BroadwayWorld

Now, Valley Performing Arts Center will kick-off the new season and its Broadway series on September 30 at 800pm with a one night only concert performance of Dear World,starring Tony and Emm…

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A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF ALAN MENKEN Debuts at Segerstrom Center Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Disney aficionados, film buffs and musical theater lovers can expect an evening like no other when eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts performing his …

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CAGNEY Original New York Cast Recording Out Today by BroadwayWorld

Cagney, the Original New York Cast Recording, is out todayon the Broadway Records label.

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Leslie Odom, Jr. Headlines LIVE! from the Rainbow Room Series Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, September 30th,Tony and Grammy Award winning performer Leslie Odom, Jr. will kick off LIVE from the Rainbow Room, a series of intimate, live performances inside one of New York's mo…

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New Musical PRYOR RENDERING Premieres in Oklahoma Tonight; Eyes New York by BroadwayWorld

Pryor Rendering, a new musical based on the novel of the same name by Tulsa born author Gary Reed, will play The Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall from tonight, September 30, throughOcto…

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A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Begins Off-Broadway Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Playwrights HorizonspresentsA Life, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in…

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Sierra Boggess and More Featured on THE WILD & WHIMSICAL WORLDS OF DAVID MALLAMUD Album, Out Today by BroadwayWorld

Composer David Mallamud's brain is a busy place. With a particular gift for compositions that fuse genres with his own unique perspective, the dynamic young composer's debut CD, 'The Wild am…

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Tony Nominee Christine Andreas Headlines Episcopal Actors' Guild Benefit Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tony-nominated performer Christine Andreas and husbandcomposer Martin Silvestri bring their 'musical valentine' Love is Good to Guild Hall for one night only.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: The Lion King's First Iconic Reimagining Performs at 1998 Tonys

The beloved story will be remade once again, this time for a return to film.

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New York Theater Quiz September 2016 by New York Theater

How well were you paying attention to the New York theater news and reviews in September? Answer these 11 questions to find out.

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Off-Broadway’s Cagney Cast Album Released Today by Robert Viagas

Robert Creighton stars in the musical biography of movie tough guy James Cagney.

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World Premiere of A Life Begins Tonight by Olivia Clement

Tony winner David Hyde Pierce stars in the world premiere by Adam Bock.

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Freestyle Love Supreme, With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Returns to NY's Gramercy Theatre Today by Robert Viagas

The Hamilton creator/star will perform live with his hip-hop comedy crew.

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See the Broadway Debuts of September by Logan Culwell

Take a look at the newest faces on Broadway both onstage and behind the curtain!

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Leslie Odom, Jr. Offers Sold-Out Concert at the Rainbow Room Tonight by Michael Gioia

The Tony-winning Hamilton star plays the New York City venue September 30.

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Tyne Daly Stars in Dear World Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Tony and Emmy winner heads the cast of a one-night-only concert version of the Jerry Herman musical.

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Don’t Blink! Some of Broadway’s Shortest Runs Earned the Biggest Awards by Harry Haun

How great do you have to be to win a mainstream theatre award for just a single performance?

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