Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Trump’s Cabinet picks fuel stage drama in London and NY by Jill Lawless | ap

Coming soon to the West End and Broadway stage: Rex Tillerson, Jeff Sessions, Tom Price and Scott Pruitt.

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Review: Review: Home Truths (Bunker Theatre)

Cardboard Citizens stage a cycle of world premieres at the new Waterloo theatre

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Careers Clinic: Should I be suspicious of my agency? by John Byrne

I did a drama course at university, and then spent a few years getting my daytime job sorted. I was very conscious

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Joel Dommett: ‘Adrian Mole is the funniest book I’ve ever read’ by Rachel Aroesti

The comedian and I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! runner-up on the things that make him laugh the mostI remember seeing Frank Skinner do a set at Banana Cabaret in Balham about a yea…

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BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Red Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Purple Carpet at Opening Night of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre 205 West 46th Street and officially opened last night…

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Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth Receives 2017 Michael Merritt Award by BroadwayWorld

The24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place onMonday, May 15th, 2017at Loyola University Chicago.Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann…

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Stars of Vaudeville #1040: Mayer and Evans by Trav S.D.

April 24 is the birthday of big band and jazz piano player Ray Mayer (Ray Maher, 1901-1949). Originally from Lexington, Nebraska, he started out in circuses and in some bands organized by tr…

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Nuclear War, Jerwood Upstairs, Royal Court, London, review: Intriguing but truly satisfying only in snatches by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Simon Stephens joins forces with movement director Imogen Knight for this highly visual and physicalized play that uses the dramatic title 'Nuclear War' merely as a metaphor

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for Young Vic's LIFE OF GALILEO by BroadwayWorld

Galileo Galilei father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority. To challenge th…

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Sneak peek into rehearsals for The Cardinal at Southwark Playhouse by Press Releases

Rehearsal photos and show trailer have now been released for the Troupe's forthcoming new production of rarely seen 17th-century classic The Cardinal.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Blogs: Nicholas Hytner's book doesn't dish the dirt, but it is revelatory

As Nicholas Hytner's book Balancing Acts is published this week, Sarah Crompton looks at why it's a vital read in the current climate

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Exclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes DeBose, Glenn, Keenan-Bolger, Lynch, Wolfson, and Young by Something New

In Episode 506 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat downwith Katie Lynch, creator and host of the Broadway World web series, 'Backstage Bite.' On 'Backstage…

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From Miss Trunchbull to Mr Chips: top teachers on stage - in pictures by Guardian Staff

A new production of Alan Bennett’s Forty Years On has Richard Wilson playing the headmaster. Take a look at theatre’s best school staff through the yearsForty Years On is at Chichester F…

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Casting announced for Anatomy of a Suicide at Royal Court, London by Tim Bano

London’s Royal Court Theatre has announced casting for Alice Birch’s new play Anatomy of a Suicide. The production will star Hattie Morahan

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Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Partners with National Theatre to Celebrate Young Performers by BroadwayWorld

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is thrilled to be hosting four fantastic productions performed by youth theatre companies as part of the National Theatre's annual Connections festival on 7 am…

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Less Than A Month To Go Before Wilton's Music Hall Play Host To Acclaimed OTHELLO by BroadwayWorld

There is less than a month to go before one of Shakespeare's most contemporary plays, Othello, comes to Wilton's Music Hall for a limited number of performances, following on from a critical…

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Poll: Should the UK theatre industry take musicals more seriously? by The Stage

Last week, National Theatre artistic director Rufus Norris unveiled a major drive to create new British musicals, and complained that musical theatre

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THE PHILANTHROPIST – West End by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

The cast taking their bows looked awkward, even embarrassed. At the end the polite clapping in the audience with some notable no-return gaps after the interval, gave more evidence that I was…

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Liverpool Playhouse to undergo £550k facelift by Tim Bano

The Liverpool Playhouse is to close for repairs until September after a £550,000 investment from Liverpool City Council. During the closure asbestos

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Theatre News: Lin-Manuel Miranda: 'One song in Hamilton features a love letter to Andrew Lloyd Webber'

Watch the full video of the Hamilton writer in a question and answer session at The Other Palace with Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Southampton Mayflower bids for ‘essential’ £3.9m refurb by Tim Bano

Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre has launched a campaign to raise £3.9 million for the refurbishment of its auditorium. To mark its 90th anniversary

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My theatre diary: Guards at the Taj, Junkyard, Waiting for God and Sea Fret by Terri Paddock

Here’s a round-up of productions I’ve seen it recent weeks which I haven’t already covered in Press Passes (do please dance your way as soon as you can into seeing both An …

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East Is East review at Northern Stage, Newcastle-upon-Tyne – ‘impressively energetic’ by Chris Collett

Ayub Khan Din’s Olivier-winning comedy drama, East Is East, about a mixed race family in 1970s Salford is revived with meticulous care

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Showcase of Most Talented Student Playwrights in the UK to be Held at Bush Theatre by BroadwayWorld

As part of the final stage of The Student Guide to Writing Playwriting, the Bush Theatre, MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins, Writers at Work Productions and…

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Ticket Sale: Save 30% On SHOWSTOPPER THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Showstopper The Improvised Musical is exactly that you the audience suggest the show setting, title and several musicals or musical theatre composers whose styles are then pastiched and then…

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Spring Offensive, Clapham Omnibus, London, theatre review: Victoria Willing has created a brilliant update to Abigail's Party by Joe Vesey-Byrne, Joe Vesey-Byrne

A black comedy set in 'the best bed and breakfast on the Somme' delivers both on bleakness and glorious belly laughter.

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Book recommendations: Nicholas Hytner, Shakespeare on Stage, The Process by Susan Elkin

These are just some of the interesting performing arts books which have winged their way to my desk in recent weeks.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, April 24th, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Were the Critics Sweet on “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”? Nottage, Sheik, Kron, Trask, Radnor & More to Develop New Works at Vassar! “Today on BroadwayR…

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Theatre News: Exclusive: Cast announced for Anatomy of a Suicide at Royal Court

The piece is written by Alice Birch and directed by Katie Mitchell

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Review: Review: The Story Giant (Liverpool Everyman)

Performed by the Everyman rep company, the play is about a giant who collects stories for children

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Review: Review: Nuclear War (Royal Court)

Simon Stephens' new play is not about the threat of nuclear armageddon

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory review at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York – ‘remade for Broadway’ by Mark Shenton

This stage musical version of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory should have provided producers with a golden ticket when it

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London Theater Reviews: Adultery With a Difference on the London Stage by Matt Wolf

Portraying marriages under siege, Nina Raine’s blistering “Consent” and Edward Albee’s “The Goat” aim to shake up audiences.

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Backstage: Are wireless mics under threat? by Kevin Hilton

The wireless microphone has played a major part in making theatre shows bigger and more extravagant. These operate on frequencies in the

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The Green Room: What do you think of UK theatre criticism? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details… Albert

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Philanthropist at Trafalgar Studios by Emma Clarendon

Simon Callow directs Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Lily Cole, Charlotte Ritchie, Tom Rosenthal in this revival of Christopher Hampton’s play. But what have critics been making of the production?

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Morning Brief April 24th, 2017 - ANASTASIA, Easter Bonnet and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news There's a rumor in St. Petersburg that ANASTASIA opens on Broadway tonight

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 3am (Broadway Time)

'Twelfth Period' takes Shakespeare to high school by Judith Newmark • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ERA puts Malvolio at the center of the story

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The Antipodes

The Antipodes Off Broadway, Signature Theatre Reviewed by Lexi Orphanos BOTTOM LINE: The Antipodes is Annie Baker's most self-aware character-driven work yet, with every moment existing as…

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'Buster’s Mal Heart' at Laemmle's NoHo 7, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

A screening of "Buster’s Mal Heart" will be held at Laemmle's NoHo 7, Los Angeles on May 5, 2017.The film, written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, stars Rami Malek, DJ Qualls, Kate Lyn …

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Episode 506 - Katie Lynch (Backstage Bite) by Joel B. New

JBN sat down with Katie Lynch, creator and host of the BroadwayWorld web series, "Backstage Bite." Song Premiere: "A Sometimes Food." Music and lyrics by Joel B. New. This episode was record…

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Queen of Cabaret announces 2017 Melbourne Cabaret Festival program by Arts Review

Australia’s Queen of Cabaret, Dolly Diamond has taken the reins of this year’s Melbourne Cabaret Festival bringing together ten Australian premiere shows along with some of the best …

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'Getting rid of the beard is a challenge': the secret world of Asian drag queens by Lyndsey Winship

How do you tell the story of the ‘gaysian’ drag scene? With killer heels, pineapple hats and lots of duct tape. We go backstage at Miss Meena and the Masala QueensAn actor waits for his …

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Joan review – a foreboding and suggestive retelling of Joan of Arc by Jane Howard

Theatre Works, St Kilda, MelbourneThe French saint’s wordless rage roars to life in The Rabble’s feminist and overtly physical retelling of the age-old tragedyFirst, there is darkness. S…

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Kinny Gardner: 5 tips for creating signed theatre by Susan Elkin

Kinny Gardner, 58, who is hard of hearing, studied classical ballet at the Martha Graham School. He has featured in London’s West

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Katie Bonna: ‘I rewrote my show after Trump was elected’ by Ella Wills

After the West End transfer of her play Dirty Great Love Story in January, Katie Bonna begins her one-woman show All the

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Mark Shenton’s week: Emma Rice comes clean, but what next for the Globe? by Mark Shenton

The reasons behind the shock announcement last year that Emma Rice was to step down from running Shakespeare’s Globe, made on the

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Review: Linda Vista (Steppenwolf Theatre) by Catey Sullivan

Playwright Tracy Letts certainly knows how to deliver dialogue that’s balanced on a razor-wire between edgy and Neil Simon. With Linda Vista, he’s does this deftly, scoring numerous audi…

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/23-4/24/2017

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Monday, April 24, 2017 - Monday, April 24, 2017.

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How to Deal: Not Getting the Part You Wanted by Kerry Hishon

Teachers: Not getting the part you want can be devastating! If you have a student who is unhappy with their casting result, here is a frank and honest list that you can share with your stude…

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Carmen, Live or Dead by Arts Review

Featuring one of Australia’s most diverse and exciting theatre and cabaret actors, Natalie Gamsu stars in Carmen, Live or Dead, a fascinating, edgy and entertaining story of identity and…

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Monday, April 24, 2017 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Opening Night: Anastasia Is Set for a Fairy Tale Broadway Opening

An animated favorite makes its official Broadway debut.

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Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & Ramin Karimloo Open in Anastasia on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway musical Anastasia opens April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Previews began March 23. Inspired by the 1997 animated film of the same name, Anastasia is directed by Darko…

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In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway by Meet The Cast

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances intoBroadway's Broadhurst Theatre 235 West 44th Street tonight,April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor Sister Act, Rocky, Tom Kirdahy …

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Newly Announced Waitress Lead Betsy Wolfe Comes to SubCulture April 24 by Robert Viagas

See who else Jason Robert Brown has booked for his concert series the Greenwich Village club.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Paula Vogel Talks Her Jewish Identity

In this Playbill exclusive series, acclaimed playwright Paula Vogel addresses various topics in Indecent, from immigration to Jewish identity to the use of music in the production.

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How Two-Time Tony Winner Christian Borle Discovered His Own Versatility by Ruthie Fierberg

Borle takes us inside his creative genius as he pivots from the emotional Falsettos to the fantastical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Anastasia Opens on Broadway April 24 by Adam Hetrick

The new stage musical based on the 1997 animated film stars Christy Altomare, Ramin Karimloo, and Derek Klena.

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Schools of the Stars: Where Anastasia Cast and Creators Went to College by Sarah Jane Arnegger

Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway musical Anastasia pursued their college studies.

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31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Presented April 24–25 by Andrew Gans

The fundraiser benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Playwright Paula Vogel Examines Her Jewish Identity Through Indecent by Ruthie Fierberg

The Pulitzer Prize winner defines her Judaism and the message of identity in her Broadway play.

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