Monday, August 20, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/20

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for th…

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Lapses by John Simon

Under the rubric “Lapses, let me start with two flagrantly poor specimens of usage, which I find particularly painful. Both are exemplars of redundancy, excess verbiage that can and should…

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Sebastian Stan and Tony Nominee Denise Gough Cast in New Film Monday by Andrew Gans

The two actors will play Americans living in Greece.

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Grosses Analysis: Broadway’s Mean Girls Continues to Roar at the Box Office by Ryan McPhee

The production continues its streak of surpassing capacity at the August Wilson Theatre.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/20

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the …

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/19/18 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8192018.

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STAGE TUBE: They're Ready to Rock! Meet the Stars of the ROCK OF AGES 10th Anniversary Tour by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, the tour cast has been announced for the 10th anniversary tour of ROCK OF AGES.

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VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram! by BroadwayWorld

Natascia Diaz,Claybourne Elder,andSteffanie Leighstar inStephen SondheimandJames Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed bySignature Theatre's Associate Artistic DirectorMa…

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces new hires in administration

Grammy-winning flutist Tim Munro is the SLSO's new creative partner

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Social: Go Inside THE NEWSBOYS 5TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION CONCERT On BWW Today! by BroadwayWorld

Go behind the scenes ofTHE NEWSBOYS 5TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION CONCERT at 54 Below tonight on BroadwayWorld's Instagram as former Newsies reunite to sing from the Alan Menken catalogue

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BWW Interview: Lauren Molina on Her Rootin', Tootin' Good Time in DESPERATE MEASURES by David Clarke

Around a decade after she originated the role ofReginaCandi in ROCK OF AGES, Lauren Molina returns to NEW WORLD STAGES for another fun and funny musical romp. Having been with DESPERATE MEAS…

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VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Discusses Her Tony Nomination for THE COLOR PURPLE on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN by Stage Tube

Danielle Brooks talks about performing in 'The Color Purple' on Broadway while filming 'Orange is the New Black' at the same time.

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Veteran Broadway Stage Manager Roy Harris Will Be Honored With Del Hughes Award for Lifetime Achievement by Andrew Gans

The Stage Managers’ Association will honor Harris and other stage managers September 17 in Manhattan.

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Cast Set for Rare Off-Broadway Revival of Romulus Linney’s Holy Ghosts by Andrew Gans

The Theatre East production will begin performances September 21.

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Aasif Mandvi’s One-Man Show Will Return to New York by Peter Libbey

“Sakina’s Restaurant,” which originally ran in 1998, will play at the Minetta Lane Theater in October. A Patti Smith show is also in the new lineup.

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BWW Interview: SPRING AWAKENING Alum, Emily Kinney, Talks New Album 'Oh, Jonathan'- Out Aug. 24! by Courtney Savoia

Spring Awakening alum, singer-songwriter, and actress, Emily Kinney, The Walking Dead, Masters of Sex has been hard at work on her new album, 'Oh, Jonathan out this August. This soulful and …

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Kelli O'Hara as Nessarose? Broadway Stars Share Their Rejections On Social Media! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway is a tough industry, and if you're going to pursue a career in theatre you've got to be prepared to face rejection fairly regularly. Though performers will often take to social medi…

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Review: ‘R.R.R.E.D’ is a Bad Hair Day by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A future-shock musical comedy about redhead rights could use a makeover.

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Whoopsadaisy! Scott Cote, Angela Grovey, Evan Alexander Smith & More Will Star in The Play That Goes Wrong Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Break a leg! But not really. Please be careful. Scott Cote, Angela Grovey and Evan Alexander Smith will star in the national tour of Broadway's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong as Den…

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Steen Raskopoulos review – tears flow in emotionally raw comedy by Brian Logan

Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghThe Aussie standup ditches blithe character-comedy for a brave show that is often more sad than funnyNo one who’s seen the Aussie act Steen Raskopoulos would a…

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Top Picks and Award Winners From 2018 Edinburgh Fringe: Health to Heroin by Mark Beech

The main batch of awards is coming in this week at the world’s largest arts festival in Edinburgh. It is time for the final part of the BLOUIN ARTINFO pick of the best of 5,000 events scat…

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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A Look at the National Asian American Theatre Company Production of Henry VI by Hannah Vine

The show officially opens August 21 Off-Broadway.

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THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Soundtrack Goes Double Platinum by BroadwayWorld

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK, has been certified 2x platinum by the RIAA for sales and streams now in excess of 2 million.

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Orfeh Takes the Playbill Questionnaire by Playbill Staff

We asked the Pretty Woman actor to name her favorite film, what's in her dressing room, and the three things that make a perfect day.

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The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Favorite Andy Karl Roles by Lindsey Sullivan

Pretty Woman: The Musical officially opened at the Nederlander Theatre last week. The screen-to-stage adaptation of the 1990 film stars Andy Karl and Samantha Barks in the roles made famous&…

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Inside Rehearsals for Sydney’s Evita Starring Tina Arena and Paulo Szot by Ruthie Fierberg

Grab a sneak peek of the Australian company performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)
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A ‘Cardinal’ Grows in Queens: Cornerstone’s Teachable Moments by American Theatre Editors

The community-engaged theatre troupe and institute, long based in California, recently touched down in NYC's most diverse borough for a new adventure in art-making.

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Circle in the Sand: A Review of “Once on This Island” by Tony Phillips

“George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” Kanye West told approximately 8.5 million viewers tuned into a Red Cross fundraiser just days after Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Or…

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Watch the Cast of 1969: The Second Man Perform a Musical Number From the New Folk-Rock Fable by Olivia Clement

The show, an ode to the runner-up in all of us, will begin performances Off-Broadway August 24.

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Cast Complete for National Tour of The Play That Goes Wrong by Andrew Gans

The U.K.-born comedy is the longest-running play currently on Broadway.

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Gulliver Returns review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘inventive expansion of Swift’s novel’ by Tim Bano

As Lil points out at the beginning of this startling reinterpretation of Jonathan Swift’s satire, the only bit of Gulliver’s Travels people

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#MeToo at Edinburgh Festival Fringe: ‘Our stories are more relevant than ever’ by Emily Jupp

Sexual harassment in the industry has been the hot topic of 2018, and it’s no different at Edinburgh. Emily Jupp hears from

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A Charming, Comical Outdoor Production Of 'Love's Labour's Lost' by Frank Rizzo

The show: The Elm Shakespeare Company presents a free outdoor show of “Love's Labour’s Lost” — a rarely produced early Shakespeare play — through Sept. 2 in Edgerton Park. First im…

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Photo Flash: PRETTY WOMAN's Bryan Adams Visits FROZEN by BroadwayWorld

Fresh off of the opening of his own show, Pretty Woman composer and lyricist Bryan Adams hopped over to the St. James to catch the royal family of Arendelle in action. Check out the photo be…

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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Cast Album Producer Robert Sher by Behind The Curtain

While Robert Sher's career has been most significant for producing the Grammy nominated cast recordings of such Broadway musicals as Nice Work If You Can Get It, Sugar Babies, and the most r…

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Evan Alexander Smith, Jamie Ann Romero, and More to Court Disaster in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National Tour by BroadwayWorld

The Cornley University Drama Society is excited to announce they have found enough students willing to live out of a suitcase for a year to fully cast the first national tour of the Olivier …

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Review: Pointless turns Garcia Lorca’s puppet show into a delightfully absurd fantasia by Jon Jon Johnson

Productions that are the most fun ask their audiences to buckle up, embrace the madness, and hang on for a wild ride. Pointless Theatre has such a carnival of entertainment in their latest o…

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Hymns for Robots review at C Aquila, Edinburgh – ‘super-smart recreation of the life of a pioneer’ by Tim Bano

Earlier this year the BBC announced it was shutting down its Maida Vale studio. It’s a shame considering its incredible history, no

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Samantha Massell Will Welcome Laura Osnes, Krysta Rodriguez, More During Feinstein’s/54 Below Concerts by Andrew Gans

The Fiddler on the Roof alum returns to the Manhattan nightspot August 21 and 28.

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Pointless Theatre’s slapdash ‘Don Cristóbal’ by Celia Wren

The puppet play leaves a critic exasperated.

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Broadway’s Come From Away Inspires New Yorkers to Visit the Canadian Setting of the Show by Ruthie Fierberg

Since the debut of the musical, travel to Gander, Newfoundland, has increased—but the kindness to visitors remains the same.

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STAGE TUBE: Percy's Back! Meet THE LIGHTNING THIEF Star, Chris McCarrell by BroadwayWorld

The producers of The Lightning Thief The Percy Jackson Musical announced this morning Chris McCarrell will reprise the role of Percy Jackson in the upcoming national tour of the musical adap…

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HITS AND MISSES by Matt Windman

While the cast album of Carousel is as disappointing as the revival, My Fair Lady is one of the albums of the last 60 years.

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Games review at Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh – ‘competent but clinical’ by Fergus Morgan

You know what you’re getting with a Henry Naylor play by now. An authoritative voice, a well-researched story, an unapologetically political message,

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The Inheritance confirms full West End transfer casting by Robin Johnson

Sure to add to the swathes of smash-hit Young Vic to West End transfers, The Inheritance has today confirmed full ensemble casting. The post The Inheritance confirms full West End transfer c…

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Music Feature: Toots & The Maytals — Cranking and Skanking in Worcester by Noah Schaffer

By Noah Schaffer Nearly 40 years ago Toots Hibbert, already a reggae veteran, recorded a song called “Never Get Weary” with his group the Maytals. The song was about resilience in the fa…

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The Half Moon Shania review at Zoo Southside, Edinburgh – ‘infectiously exuberant gig-theatre show’ by Fergus Morgan

Burnt Lemon Theatre – freshly minted as a New Diorama Graduate Emerging Company for 2018-19 – is well worth watching, judging by

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Void review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘overwhelming but opaque dance adaptation’ by Ben Kulvichit

In JG Ballard’s novel, Concrete Island, an architect is left stranded after a car accident in an area of overgrown wasteland in

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Andrew Polec Will Lead the North American Tour of Bat Out of Hell—The Musical; Launching This November by Ryan Gilbert

The sirens are screaming and the fires are howling! Andrew Polec, who has thrilled London and Toronto audiences with his powerhouse performance as Strat in Bat Out of Hell—The Musical,…

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Navigating Western Theatre And Ancient Inupiaq Responsibilities by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Lucas Rowley (Inupiaq). Playwright Lucas Rowley reflects on navigating expectations of Western theatre while also balancing his Inupiaq traditions and community responsibilities.

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Audible to Welcome Chisa Hutchinson, Patti Smith, and Aasif Mandvi to the Minetta Lane by Olivia Clement

The audiobook company reveals its upcoming lineup at the downtown theatre.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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West End actor Layton Williams turned away from Edinburgh Fringe venue amid claims of ‘racial profiling’ by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh Fringe venue operator Assembly has been accused of racial profiling after an actor was refused entry to a show because staff

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European Citizen Popsong review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘sweet, but slight and superficial’ by Fergus Morgan

Multi-disciplinary Belgian theatre-maker Marieke Dermul wants to enter Eurovision 2019 with her European Citizen Popsong – an anthem combining musical influences from

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Photo Flash: Get A First Look at Peter Dinklage and More in CYRANO at Goodspeed by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at CYRANO at Goodspeed Check out all new photos below Led by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage as Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Be…

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Review: ‘Washed Up on the Potomac’ by Matthew Wexler

Lynn Rosen's new play examines the lives of a group of proofreaders and a missing colleague who may have washed up on the river shore.

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Leading theatres and casting directors sign up to #YesOrNo audition campaign by Giverny Masso

Organisations including the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company as well as leading casting directors have committed to giving every actor

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Douglas Booth to star in new Trafalgar Studios play by Robin Johnson

Stage and screen star Douglas Booth will lead the cast of powerful new play, A Guide For The Homesick, at Trafalgar Studios this autumn. The post Douglas Booth to star in new Trafalgar Studi…

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Freeman review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘harrowing stuff realised with vitality and vibrancy’ by Fergus Morgan

Inspired by the story of William Freeman, the first defendant to plead insanity in a US court, Camilla Whitehill and Strictly Arts’

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Full Cast Set for West End’s The Inheritance; Jack Riddiford to Join Vanessa Redgrave, John Benjamin Hickey, More by Ryan McPhee

Performances of the two-part play will begin September 21 at the Noël Coward Theatre.

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Ira Lee Collings Is Naked—From the Neck Up at Don’t Tell Mama on Sunday, September 23rd

Singer-raconteur, Ira Lee Collings, premieres his latest show, NAKED—From The Neck Up on Sunday, September 23rd at 5:30 PM, at Don’t Tell Mama in New York City. The Gay Geezer will dispe…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 20th - Pretty Woman and The Play That Goes Wrong Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Pretty Woman 16.35, Gettin' The Band Back Together 9.17, Head Over Heels 3.03, My Fair Lady 1.39 and The Band's Visit1.33. The top growing curr…

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In for a Penny review at Gilded Balloon Teviot Row, Edinburgh – ‘amusing and light-heartedly anecdotal’ by Thom Dibdin

Libby McArthur draws on a true story from her own past, when she was arrested and sentenced to prison for non-payment of

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The Extinction Event review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘brilliantly bewildering’ by Fergus Morgan

I have no idea what goes on in The Extinction Event. Not a clue. Simon Evans and David Aula – theatre directors

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Stratford Festival Taps Billy Elliot, Little Shop, and Othello for 2019 Season by Olivia Clement

The Canadian theatre unveils next year's lineup.

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Review: ‘In the Closet’ at Rainbow Theatre Project by John Stoltenberg

“It gets better” is the premise and promise of a multimedia campaign that since 2010 has tried to offer hope and encouragement to LGBTQ+ youth. The message can be life-saving. Ne…

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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West Fest Opening Weekend: Blow by Blow by Trav S.D.

Well, we like to think Mae West is smilin’, wherever she is. All three days of West Fest opening weekend were a big success, and many thanks to all who helped it happen! Here’s a…

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Jack Riddiford to Join Vanessa Redgrave & More in West End Transfer of The Inheritance by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming West End transfer of Matthew Lopez's new play The Inheritance. On the heels of an acclaimed world premiere staging at the Young Vic, the play will ap…

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Lucy Peacock is an admirable Satan in brilliant Paradise Lost at Stratford

Play flies by with an irreverent, extremely funny and stingingly contemporary script by Erin Shields and masterful direction by Jackie Maxwell.

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Surround Set: The Immersive Design of Once on This Island by Gerard Raymond

Even before the lights go down, you are drawn into the vibrant world of Once on This Island. The immersive experience begins the moment you step inside the Circle in the Square Theatre on Br…

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Andrew Polec Will Star in BAT OUT OF HELL On Tour - Full Casting and Cities Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical is hitting the road The critically acclaimed new musical based on one of the best-selling albums of all time, will launch a nineteen city North A…

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Get Tickets Starting at $29 to See THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway this Fall by Contests - Broadway

Now celebrating 30 years on Broadway, The Phantom of the Opera is the musical all others are measured against. PHANTOM is one of the most lavish productions in theatrical history. Its Tony A…

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WATCH: Did WB Yeats predict the internet addiction depicted in new play EROS? by Featured Content

Are we all now addicted to the internet? How has this shaped our body images? And the boundaries between fantasy and reality? What's any of that got to do with the Irish poet WB Yeats? In th…

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Tamyra Gray Returns to Broadway’s Once On This Island August 20 by Andrew Gans

Gray again steps into the role of Papa Ge in the Tony-winning revival at Circle in the Square.

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Andrew Polec to Star in Bat Out of Hell North American Tour by Ryan McPhee

The 19-city tour of the Jim Steinman musical will kick off in Detroit in November.

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Check Out Opening Night of Neurosis at DR2 Theatre by Hannah Vine

The production, directed by Andy Sandberg, officially opened August 17 Off-Broadway.

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REVIEW: Drip Feed, George Square Assembly Square, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Karen Cogan’s new play Drip Feed at Assembly George Square Theatre at Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre in London This post REVIEW: Drip Feed, George…

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Full Cast Confirmed For THE INHERITANCE at the Noel Coward Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals are now under way for the highly anticipated West End engagement of The Inheritance, the new play by Matthew Lopez. Sonia Friedman, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold proudly present t…

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‘A fine mixture of interesting ideas & emotional desolation’: HOME, I’M DARLING – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Laura Wades’s return to the stage is a bright satire about marriage and nostalgic fantasy The post Home, I’m Darling, National Theatre appeared first on Aleks Sierz.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Look at the Playbills of the 2018–2019 Broadway Season So Far by Hannah Vine

Look through the latest Playbill covers featuring new shows of the season.

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, August 20, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Chris McCarrell Will Reprise Title Role in National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical by Andrew Gans

The traveling production will kick off at Chicago’s Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- More with Scenic Designer David Korins! by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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VIDEO: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Talk Timelessness of GREASE at 40th Anniversary Celebration by Stage Tube

Grease is still electrifyin' audiences 40 years later and the film's original stars, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunited for at special anniversary screening at the Samuel Goldwyn …

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Stage Traffic Productions Presents The European Premiere Of Ken Urban's A GUIDE FOR THE HOMESICK by BroadwayWorld

A powerful new play by the award-winning American writer Ken Urban, A Guide for the Homesick will make its European debut at Trafalgar Studios Two from 16 October - 24 November, with press n…

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Petrified Forest, Sister Mary Ignatius: Revivals Under the Berkshire Elms by Bob Verini

Harriet Harris shines as Chris Durang’s nutty nun, while Robert E. Sherwood’s vintage melodrama just shines, period. The post Petrified Forest, Sister Mary Ignatius: Revivals Under the B…

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‘The combination of mesmerising manipulation & dry comedy left me wanting more’: GIBBON – Edinburgh Fringe by Katharine Kavanagh

It is a pleasure to watch this skilful duo deconstruct their performance in front of us and the combination of mesmerising manipulation and dry comedy left me wanting more.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh Review: A Generous Lover at Summerhall by Hannah Greenstreet

A modernist odyssey: Hannah Greenstreet writes on La JohnJoseph's lyrical solo show. The post Edinburgh Review: A Generous Lover at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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NEWS: Douglas Booth & Clifford Samuel will star in European premiere of Ken Urban’s A Guide for the Homesick at Trafalgar Studios by Press Releases

A new play by the award-winning American writer Ken Urban, A Guide for the Homesick will make its European debut at Trafalgar Studios Two from 16 October to 24 November 2018, with press nigh…

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Time for a royal declaration: The Broadway musical fairy tale #OnceUponAMattress is set to be the Christmas treat at @PlaygroundW10 @HouseontheHill2

The team behind the well-received, sold-out UK premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s The Frogs, adapted by Nathan Lane at Jermyn Street Theatre, is to present a new production of the modern-day f…

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Edinburgh Review: The Basement Tapes at Summerhall by Tom Moyser

A genre-defying delight: Tom Moyser writes on a solo show that explores the lure of old cassettes. The post Edinburgh Review: The Basement Tapes at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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The Hit review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘intelligent but inaccessible’ by Fergus Morgan

You won’t come across many shows like The Hit, a solo hour of storytelling performed entirely by a puppet. Strangeface’s play takes

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BWW's On This Day - August 20, 2018

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

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REVIEW: Forget Me Nots, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Forget Me Nots now playing as part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. This post REVIEW: Forget Me Nots, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭ first appeared on British…

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An Evening with Miss Wong review at Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh – ‘fascinating but theatrically insipid’ by Ben Kulvichit

Anna May Wong was one of a kind. Widely considered Hollywood’s first Chinese-American movie star, she had a prolific career and starred

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‘A milestone for women in the arts’: EMILIA – Shakespeare’s Globe by Laura Kressly

My hope of ever witnessing a true revolution for women in theatre began to disappear over the last year – until Emilia at Shakespeare’s Globe.

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WorkZone: A member of the team behind the terror at Kennywood by Stephanie Ritenbaugh / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

An artist spent several Halloweens prepping the monsters and maniacs at Kennywood’s Phantom Fright Nights.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Benny review at Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh – ‘unimaginative biopic of a comedy legend’ by Paul Vale

When Benny Hill died in 1992, his body lay undiscovered for two days. His career as a comedian had been over for

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FIRST LOOK: Japanese company tarinainanika prepares for Tokyo Fugue’s Camden Fringe premiere by Featured Content

The poetic, comical and sometimes unsettling Tokyo Fugue makes its Camden Fringe debut 23 to 26 August 2018 at the Cockpit Theatre. Take a look at these mesmerising production photos and bra…

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Book Tickets Now For Secret Cinema Presents ROMEO + JULIET by BroadwayWorld

Secret Cinema PresentsWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo Juliet, its latest immersive film experience which brings to lifeBaz Luhrmann's adaptation of the classic Shakespearean love tragedy Romeo …

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The Swell Mob review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘a heady affair that could be tighter on the details’ by Paul Vale

The Flabbergast Theatre members are the regular fringe creatives behind the puppet creations Boris and Sergey. This year, the creative team has

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Flies review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘a little bit brilliant’ by Fergus Morgan

Pteronarcophobia. That’s the fear of flies. And it’s what drives this intelligently staged co-production between master storytellers Les Enfants Terribles and family-focused

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Jolly Della Pringle: “The Actress Who Made Iowa Famous” by Trav S.D.

August 20 is the natal day of pioneering female actor/manager “Jolly” Della Pringle (Cora Della Van Winkle, 1870-1952). Born in Trenton, Missouri, Pringle began her career as a c…

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LA STAGE: A Season of Silver Linings by Steven Leigh Morris

Dear Members and Friends, These are exciting times for LA STAGE Alliance. Call it a season of silver linings. As you may have heard, in June our landlord raised our rent 50% on short n…

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One Life Stand review – a relationship lived through emoticons and kitten memes by Mark Fisher

Roundabout at Summerhall, EdinburghDating apps and cute cat gifs are stifling a couple’s ability to communicate in Eve Nicol’s play for Middle ChildWhat’s a monogamist to do in the age…

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Poll: What proportion of auditions have you received a yes or no response from? by The Stage

Last week, the National Theatre committed to giving every actor it auditions at least a yes or no response. The move comes

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Edinburgh review: Prehistoric at Summerhall by Alice Saville

Crushed feels: this story of the late 1970s Brisbane punk scene is emotive and brutal. The post Edinburgh review: Prehistoric at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Don Giovanni review at Waterperry Opera Festival – ‘exhilarating momentum’ by Yehuda Shapiro

This Don Giovanni, presented in a neo-classical stone amphitheatre, inaugurates the Waterperry Opera Festival in rural Oxfordshire. It shares the programme with

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The Bench review at Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘engages right up to the last’ by Thom Dibdin

Tightly wound and shot through with an utterly surprising melancholy, Keir McAllister’s tale of two men feuding over their right to relax

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‘Turning my back on it would have killed my soul’: tarinainanika’s Tania Coke on corporeal mime & coming full circle with Tokyo Fugue by Featured Content

Tokyo-based physical theatre company tarinainanika are preparing for their Camden Fringe debut of Tokyo Fugue, a mesmerising piece of physical theatre about feeling lost, set in the maze-lik…

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‘Frolicking, clever fun’: THE VANISHING MAN / THE EXTINCTION EVENT – Edinburgh Fringe by Rev Stan

Simon Evans and David Aula have written and are performing in not one but two shows back to back at the Fringe: The Vanishing Man and The Extinction Event.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Untitled Projects / Unicorn Theatre's THE END OF EDDY by BroadwayWorld

Stewart Laing directs Alex Austin and Kwaku Mills in The End of Eddy, Pamela Carter's powerful new work, based on Edouard Louis' best-selling book, in this co-production between Untitled Pro…

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Trial by Jury/The Sorcerer review at Royal Hall, Harrogate – ‘double bill combines tradition with innovation’ by George Hall

Two works from the early years of the Gilbert and Sullivan partnership are presented together and in contrasting manner. Festival founder Ian

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VIDEO: Gander Residents and Tourists Talk COME FROM AWAY's Impact by Stage Tube

More and more people are coming from away to kiss the cod in Gander ever since Come From Away hit the Great White Way. NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt did a feature on the hit musical and …

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Sparks review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘raw and emotive mixture of music and storytelling’ by Natasha Tripney

Sparks is one of those shows that makes you want to call the people in your life that you love and hear

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La Maladie De La Mort review at Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘hypnotic, numbing and technically audacious’ by Natasha Tripney

Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch’s adaptation of The Malady of Death, the 1982 novella by Marguerite Duras, is technically audacious. Using a

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Iolanthe review at Royal Hall, Harrogate – ‘contains moments of sheer bliss’ by George Hall

It’s evidence of the ongoing popularity of Gilbert and Sullivan that this year alone the UK has seen three professional productions of

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Nine Foot Nine review at Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh – ‘ambitious, if overly earnest’ by Natasha Tripney

Alex Wood’s ambitious debut science-fiction play envisions a world in which women suddenly start to grow. Overnight their bodies expand and their

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Myth, mystery and the tide of change: Jasmin Vardimon's Medusa – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

In her new show, the choreographer Jasmin Vardimon uses the Greek myth of Medusa to explore womanhood and our ecological future. Tristram Kenton photographed the rehearsals in Sitges Continu…

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How Ralf Little went from The Royle Family to fighting rightwingers on Twitter by Simon Hattenstone

He found fame at 18 in Caroline Aherne’s sitcom, but is celebrated today for taking on Jeremy Hunt and Nigel Farage. He talks about existential angst, the death of his sister – and his …

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The Flop review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘weird and wonderful musical farce’ by Tim Bano

It’s a winner, this combination of Hijinx and Spymonkey. Hijinx works brilliantly with actors who have learning disabilities, while masters of daftness

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Closets review at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester – ’emotional time-travelling musical’ by Nigel Smith

Lloyd Eyre-Morgan and Neil Ely’s new musical Closets opens up an important discussion with great charm and sensitivity. It’s 1988 and 16

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Full casting announced for Pack of Lies at Menier Chocolate Factory by Georgia Snow

Tracy-Ann Oberman and Alasdair Harvey are joining the cast of Pack of Lies at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London. They join

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BBC Proms at Cadogan Hall 6: The Sense Of An Ending by Blouin Artinfo

London’s Cadogan Hall will have BBC Singers performing the choicest of English choral music in a programme called “The Sense Of Ending” on August 20. The theme of the programme is ‘E…

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VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek Inside the Rehearsal Room For EVITA in Sydney, Australia by Stage Tube

Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical theatre star Tina Arena will play the role of Eva Peron in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA in Sydney. EVITA, one of the most celebrat…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Kyla Morris on her play O.L.D Online Dating at the Camden Fringe by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to Kyla Morris about her play O.L.D Online Dating playing as part of the Camden Fringe on 25 and 26 August 2018.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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The Forecast review at Zoo Charteris, Edinburgh – ‘visually arresting but surprisingly flabby’ by Ben Kulvichit

Limbik Theatre’s adaptation of George Saunders’ short story, The Semplica Girl Diaries, has a nightmarish premise. Set in a near future, the

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Today on Broadway: Monday, August 20, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Michael Jackson Musical Prepares for Lab Next Month, Sally Field & Bill Pullman to Lead Old Vic “All My Sons,” Chris McCarrell to Return for “Percy Jackson̶…

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Brief 8/20: Inside Opening Night of PRETTY WOMAN, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories we took you inside opening night of Pretty Woman, and more

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War with the Newts review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘always engaging and performed slickly’ by Fergus Morgan

Based on Karel Capek’s 1936 sci-fi novel of the same name, Knaive Theatre’s War with the Newts immerses you in an apocalyptic

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Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES by BroadwayWorld

With Spamilton An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah…

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BWW Interview: Charity Wakefield Talks EMILIA at Shakespeare's Globe by Gary Naylor

Charity Wakefield, currently appearing in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's all-female Emilia, is the first woman to play William Shakespeare on the Globe stage.

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The Song of Lunch review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘insubstantial and overwritten’ by Tim Bano

Purportedly a comedy, purportedly a dark one, there’s no evidence of that in Christopher Reid’s verse piece about a middle-aged man meeting

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The Approach review at Assembly Hall, Edinburgh – ‘quietly powerful’ by Natasha Tripney

Mark O’Rowe’s quietly powerful three-hander takes the form of series of conversations. Three women – Cora, Anna, and Denise – discuss the

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Super 70s: A Fashion Exhibition by Arts Review

To celebrate and rediscover Melbourne’s contribution to fashion in the 1970s, the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) presents an immersive Super 70s exhibition at the historic Rippon L…

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Trojan Horse review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘slick, stylishly fluid show’ by Fergus Morgan

This is vital verbatim theatre. Adapted from more than 200 hours of interviews and reams upon reams of public documents, Lung Theatre’s

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NEWS: Alasdair Harvey & Tracy-Ann Oberman will join cast of Pack of Lies at the Menier Chocolate Factory by Press Releases

Full casting has been announced for the Menier Chocolate Factory’s major revival of Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally),…

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Richard Coles: Confessions review - as cosy as a teapot at crochet class by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghWith its chummy chat and Strictly gossip, this fringe show is like being force-fed pages of OK! magazineHis show is called Confessions and promises “candid ch…

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh Review: The Spinners at Dance Base by Rosemary Waugh

Weaving history: Rosemary Waugh reviews a piece of dance-theatre based on the Greek mythological characters. The post Edinburgh Review: The Spinners at Dance Base appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Netflix’s New Documentary ‘City of Joy' Highlights Women’s Plight in Congo by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix recently released the trailer of “City of Joy,” a documentary that investigates issues related to gender-based violence such as rape and abuse that has plagued women of the Democ…

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Prom 51: Strauss, Wagner & Per Nørgård at Royal Albert Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the ongoing BBC Proms 2018, Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra bring to stage Prom 51: Strauss, Wagner & Per Norgard at London’s Royal Albert Hall on A…

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Circus Oz: Model Citizens by Arts Review

Now celebrating its 40th year, Circus Oz is looking slicker and more polished than ever. Its trademark combination of high energy entertainment combined with political commentary remains in…

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News, reviews & controversies: Mark Shenton has plenty to discuss as he views the week ahead by Mark Shenton

News, reviews, controversies and interviews of the week from London to Broadway, by way of Edinburgh, including the ‘banning’ of Mazz Murray from singing a song from Dreamgirls, Edinburg…

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Homos, Or Everyone in America review – the age-old conflict between monogamy and sexual freedom by Michael Billington

Finborough theatre, LondonJordan Seavey’s provocatively titled new play charts the ups and downs of a relationship while making sharp points about the persistence of homophobia‘Is he str…

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Vale Charles Blackman by Arts Review

Known as one of the Australia’s greatest painters, artist, Charles Blackman OBE has passed away. The Charles Blackman Foundation has released the following statement: It is with deep sadne…

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Maggie Brown: Get children into culture young and you have them for life by Maggie Brown

One of my favourite journalists recently observed: “I thought I saw Vince Cable at the theatre and then I remembered that everyone

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Top theatre shows to see this week (August 20-26) by Natasha Tripney

The End of Eddy – the Studio, Edinburgh Stewart Laing directs a new stage adaptation of Edouard Louis’ brutal autobiographical novel about

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Big Aftermath of a Small Disclosure review – four characters in search of a play by Mark Fisher

Summerhall, EdinburghShould Jon stay or should he go? That is the question in a drama of short sentences, questions and heavy sighsBig Aftermath of a Small Disclosure is a play. The play is …

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PRETTY WOMAN: No More Than Another Sit-through-able Musical by Peter Filichia

If you’re the type of theatergoer who checks out the list of Musical Numbers in the program before the show...Continue Reading The post PRETTY WOMAN: No More Than Another Sit-through-able …

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BWW Review: Bland PRETTY WOMAN Is Not An Affair To Remember by Michael Dale

With an innocuous book more focused on moving to plot points than creating interesting leading characters and a platitude-heavy score that tends to linger on moments instead of expanding on …

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/19-8/20/2018

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Monday, August 20, 2018 - Monday, August 20, 2018.

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Tamyra Gray Dances Back into Tony-Winning Once On This Island by Andy Lefkowitz

American Idol alum Tamyra Gray returns to the Tony-winning and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning revival of Once On This Island in the role of Papa Ge beginning on August 20. Gray b…

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Sideswiped Star Carly Craig's Crazy Experience with Online Dating Apps by Young Hollywood

Sideswiped Star Carly Craig's Crazy Experience with Online Dating AppsThe Young Hollywood Studio welcomes Carly Craig, who drops by to tell us all about her hilarious and oh-so relatable You…

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Natalie Weir to leave Expressions Dance Company by Arts Review

Expressions Dance Company’s (EDC) Artistic Director, Natalie Weir, has decided to step down from the role after a successful decade leading the Brisbane-based contemporary dance company. …

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BROADWAY HEAT: Gettin' the Band Back Together Edition: The Championship Round! by JK

HOT: (adj) on Broadway: fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor.THIS IS IT! THE BATTLE OF THE BAND MATES IS HERE!At last! We started out with 20 cast members, and now we…

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Washington Stage Guild foregoes Shaw for a season of regional and world premieres by Tim Treanor

Washington Stage Guild, well known as the premier DC producer of the works of George Bernard Shaw, won’t be producing any of the master’s plays this year. Instead, it will serve …

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Dance News: Five Trailblazing Black Dance Companies Awarded Half A Million Dollars by The Dance Enthusiast

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has awarded each of its five (5) founding member companies -- Cleo Parker Robinson Dance; Dallas Black Dance Theatre; Dayton Conte…

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If It Doesn't Rhyme, I Don't Mind - In defense of musical theatre lyrics with imperfect rhymes

In defense of musical theatre lyrics with imperfect rhymesI'm a hard-core musical theatre nerd and I don't understand why so many people gripe about lyrics featuring imperfect rhymes. They d…

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