Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)

TROUPER TUESDAY: Fun Home's Emily Skeggs by JK

Every once in awhile, the Tony Awards nominating committee gets it right.  This year, they really did when they nominated everyone in the principal cast of the already award-winning Fun…

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Features: Eva Noblezada sings Smash's "They Just Keep Moving the Line"

The Miss Saigon star, and WhatsOnStage Award winner, has released a cover of the Marilyn Monroe song by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

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Report From New York: Inky Comedy Hand To God Is Riveting, Riotous And Deeply Unnerving by Bill Hirschman

“Dark comedy” usually refers to a blithely cynical or whistling-past-the-graveyard attitude, but in the hilarious and unnerving Hand To God the darkness is pure visceral evil.

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'New Girl' Star Max Greenfield Joins Cast of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL by TV News Desk

Ryan Murphy took to Twitterover the weekend to announce that NEW GIRL star Max Greenfield has joined the cast of the fifth season of the horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY HOTEL.

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Exclusive Photo Coverage: ON YOUR FEET Stars Ana Villafae and Josh Segarra Throw Out First Pitch at Chicago Cubs Game by Amy Boyle

The Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals played Monday, May 25th. ON YOUR FEET principal cast members Ana Villafae and Josh Segarra who are starring as Gloria and Emilio Estefan delivered t…

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WAKE UP with BWW 5/26/2015 - 'UNMADE BED' Reunion, 10 OUT OF 12, 'STRATAGEM' and More by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED comes to SubC…

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - ELLEN Pulls a 'Scare' Prank on Josh Groban on Today's Show! by TV News Desk

Josh Groban stops by today's ELLEN to chat with the host about his fun on the set of the new show, 'Repeat After Me,' and to perform from his all-new album, 'Stages'

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VIDEO: Sting & Jimmy Fallon's 'Ragtime Gals' Perform 'Roxanne' by TV News Desk

On Friday night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, the Ragtime Gals sang a barbershop quartet version of 'Roxanne' with musical guest Sting.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)

The One Day of the Year review – a perfect microcosm of Australian social tensions by Michael Billington

Alan Seymour’s probing 1960 drama about the generational and class conflicts that rear up within one family on Anzac Day gets an excellent and timely revival Continue reading...

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ACE boss Peter Bazalgette calls for creative industries to double in size by David Hutchison

Arts Council England chair Peter Bazalgette has called on the government to double the size of the creative industries in the next

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Review: Lunacy!/Jackalope Theatre by Alex Huntsberger

Why is it that conspiracy theories – like, say, the one about the US government hiring director Stanley Kubrick to fake the moon landing – continue to endure? Is the belief in a …

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Interviews: Jim Dale on 'coming home' to the West End

The former National Theatre and Carry On stalwart brings Just Jim Dale to the Vaudeville Theatre from tonight

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Theatre News: Rachel Tucker headlines Bridge House fundraiser

The event on 14 June also features Gerard McCarthy and Danny Colligan

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Broadway & 'Newsroom' Star Alison Pill Ties the Knot by TV News Desk

'Newsroom' and Broadway actress Alison Pill tied the knot over the weekend with her fiance of four months, Joshua Leonard.

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Tonys: The Curious Titles of 2015's Nominated Shows, Parts 1 & 2! by Scott Feinberg

THR's awards analyst gives the backstory on nominated shows with titles verbose ('The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'), multi-part ('Wolf Hall: Parts 1 and 2') and/or exclamat…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)

BWW's On This Day - May 26, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Original Cast, Creatives Reunite for 10th Anniversary of NYTW's SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED Tonight at SubCulture by BroadwayWorld

Original ensemble members, Michael Winther, Kimberly Grigsby, Shane Shanahan are joined by cellist, Peter Sachon as they reunite with Pulitzer prize-winning lyricist, Mark Campbell and many …

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Broadway Vets to Compete on Tonight's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Season Premiere by TV News Desk

Stars from the Broadway production of AVENUE Q, Howie Michael Smith PrincetonRod and Christian Anderson NickyTrekkie Monster will be featured on the Season Premiere episode of AMERICA'S G…

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Home is where the heart is: why theatres must be more welcoming by Lyn Gardner

As the new multimillion-pound building in Manchester shows, you can call an arts complex Home – but the challenge is to really make it feel like one Continue reading...

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Arnold Wesker by Nicola Jennings

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The Ghost Train review – off the rails on a comedy detour by Lyn Gardner

Royal Exchange, ManchesterIn spite of innovative staging and an uptight spinster played by a man, Told by an Idiot’s version of this 1922 chiller aims for laughs over edge-of-your-seat hor…

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And the Tony Award for Best Viewing Party Goes To… by Tim Croner

Sunday, June 7th is a big night for fans of the Broadway musical: it’s the 69th Annual Tony Awards! For one night only, Broadway’s brightest gather together to celebrate all that New Yor…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Speaking with “An American in Paris” star Robert Fairchild: “Meaty legs,” but no tap dancing by Sarah Kaufman

By the time his biggest dance moment arrives, in the dizzying final scene of Broadway’s “An American in Paris,” Robert Fairchild is pretty drained.“That ballet comes at end of the sh…

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Rachel Tucker to star in fundraising concert for south London venue by Matthew Hemley

Rachel Tucker is to headline a fundraising event at south London venue the Bridge House Theatre. Tucker, who recently starred on Broadway in

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Jeopardy! Champ Provides An All-Time Great Wrong Answer by Timothy Burke

When it comes to famous wrong Final Jeopardy! responses, most people think Cliff Clavin. But tonight’s Jeopardy! champion, Choyon Manjrekar, made his bid for infamy with a tremendous respo…

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Sam Waterston does his 10th Shakespeare in the Park by Joe Dziemianowicz

Sam Waterston begins his role as the marooned sorcerer Prospero in Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” on Wednesday in Central Park.

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Review of Judy Blume’s ‘In the Unlikely Event’ by Sherryl Connelly

It's Judy Blume’s first novel for adults since 1998 — and she goes back to her youth.

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Agent: 'Zhivago' star Sharif has Alzheimer's

Actor also starred opposite Peter O'Toole in 'Lawrence of Arabia.'        

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San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's wife stands by her man -- on stage by Karen D'Souza

Responding to a domestic abuse case she felt was a political hatchet job, Eliana Lopez has developed a solo show to tell her side of the story.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)

William Gillette Restored To Life On Film by Frank Rizzo

Before Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller there was Hartford's William Gillette.

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Blogs: Matt Trueman: Cuts are threatening artist development

'Very few emerging artists can command sizeable audiences off their own backs'

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Lookback: on becoming a Recognized Authority by Terry Teachout

From 2005: I got a call yesterday from a fact checker at The New Yorker who wanted to know whether H.L. Mencken actually sent the following form letter to angry correspondents: Dear Sir or M…

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Kitchen-table drama: mums and daughters ask the questions that matter by Ravi Jain and Rose Plotek

In our Q&A show Like Mother, Like Daughter we wanted to give voice to people who wouldn’t consider themselves the subject of ‘great art’ Continue reading...

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Almanac: John Gielgud on New York at mid-century by Terry Teachout

“New York is a terrifying city but hectically beautiful in many ways. The kindness and welcome are overwhelming, but there is too much money, food and drink and too much respect for succes…

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1976 and 5 other things Bugsy Malone and Carrie have in common by Terri Paddock

I’ve seen two musicals recently that I’d recommend: Bugsy Malone at the Lyric Hammersmith and Carrie at Southwark Playhouse. Bugsy Malone is set in Prohibition-era New York City …

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Winners announced at the Stephen Sondheim awards by James Lillywhite

The winners at a prestigious musical theatre awards ceremony have been announced. Erin Doherty won the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY) at the Garrick Theat…

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Review: Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage (Arcola Theatre)

Max Stafford-Clark's production, based on the life of rugby player Gareth Thomas, ends its tour at the Arcola Theatre

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Murder for Two Begins at the Geffen Playhouse

The production, which features the original New York cast, starts tonight.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Jonathan Slinger: My life in five shows by Interview By Catherine Love

The Shakespearean actor, who is currently starring as Willy Wonka in London’s West End, picks the productions that shaped his career and changed his life Continue reading...

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Mark Shenton’s top 50 musicals (41-50) by Mark Shenton

As we wallow in all things musical theatre this week (including a special musical theatre issue of the newspaper, out on May

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)

'Site-specific theatre'? Please be more specific by Andy Field

This term is now used to describe almost every show that isn't put on in a purpose-built auditorium. That's missing the point Continue reading...

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Talking with an Adjudicator by Lindsay Price

Episode 131: Talking with an Adjudicator What is an adjudicator looking for? How do you handle an adjudication? How does an adjudicator approach their task? Lindsay talks to Matthew MacDermi…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Mitchell Jarvis Brings 'JACQUES BREL' Solo Show to Rockwood Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Mitchell Jarvis brings his solo performance of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living Everywhere to the Lower East Side tonight, May 26, 2015. Doors at 630 PM, show at 7 PM at Rockwood Mu…

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54 SINGS ELTON JOHN Set for Tonight by BroadwayWorld

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents '54 Sings ELTON JOHN,' an evening celebrating the work of mega-recording star, Elton John.

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Montclair's Whole Theatre Company reunites

About 55 people, including founding members and board members of the Whole Theatre Company, gathered to reunite on Monday.

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Ahhhh. So Macbeth Had PTSD? by Douglas McLennan

“We know from soldiers today coming back from Iraq or Afghanistan that they have these hallucinations,” Michael Fassbender said. “You could be walking down the Croisette here and then …

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Australia’s Backward Progress In Indigenous Theatre by Douglas McLennan

“The use of on-stage tropes to represent colonial oppression has been written about extensively by many scholars in my field of Theatre Studies. The over-arching theme is that non-Indi…

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The Essential Secrets For Surviving the Shakespeare in the Park Line by Carey Purcell

With performances of The Tempest beginning in Central Park's Delacorte Theater May 27, Playbill.com offers a guide to waiting in line for free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park.&nbs…

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“I’m 100% Gonna Fan Girl Her” — Exciting Casting On the Road to Allegiance’s Broadway Bow by Marc Acito

As the book writer of Allegiance, a new musical starting previews Oct. 6 at the Longacre Theatre, Playbill contributor Marc Acito will provide a first-hand look into the process of bring…

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World Premiere of New Anne Washburn Play, Set During a Tech Rehearsal, Begins Tonight by Olivia Clement

Soho Rep presents the world premiere of 10 out of 12, by Anne Washburn, writer of the critically acclaimed Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play. Her newest work, beginning May 26, takes place…

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: May 26 by Robert Viagas and Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1913 One hundred and twelve actors gather at the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel near Columbus Circle in New York City and vote to form Actors’ Equity Association, the union representing …

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Rock of Ages’ Mitchell Jarvis Brings Jacques Brel Back To Rockwood Tonight by Michael Gioia

Rock of Ages star Mitchell Jarvis returns to Rockwood Music Hall May 26 to showcase the work of Jacques Brel with Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well And Living Everywhere.

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Do You Read Reviews? Stars of Finding Neverland, Living On Love and The Heidi Chronicles Answer! by Playbill Staff

Stars from the 2014-15 Broadway season share with Playbill.com whether they read reviews of their own work.

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Off-Broadway’s Songs From an Unmade Bed Celebrates Tenth Anniversary in Concert Tonight by Michael Gioia

Songs From an Unmade Bed: In Concert, a solo work starring Michael Winther that features lyrics by Mark Campbell and music by 18 composers, is held May 26 at 8 PM at New York City&#…

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