Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Go Inside Broadway For All's 2nd Annual Cabaret at the Circus Gala by Nathan Skethway

The December 9 benefit was held under the tent at the Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center.

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Why Ed Harris Loves His Wig in To Kill a Mockingbird by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum currently plays Atticus Finch at the Shubert Theatre.

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Broadway Has a Tony Award-Winning Gospel Choir and You Need to Know About It by Ruthie Fierberg

How Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices have changed the fabric of Broadway—and how you can hear their Grammy-nominated music.

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Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac Will Head Cast of London’s Pretty Woman: The Musical by Andrew Gans

The musical, based on the film of the same name, is directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.

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2019 in Review: The Best of Broadway (and Off-Broadway) Media by JK

Next up in our 2019 in Review series is a look at what we think were the best in Broadway-related media. From logos to marquees to recordings and online presence, we weigh in on 21 categorie…

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9 Memorable Moments From 2019’s Red Bucket Follies by Ruthie Fierberg

From Hadestown star André De Shields to Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof’s hilarious number, here are the highlights from the annual Broadway Cares event.

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Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven Extends After Opening Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

The new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis is currently running at the Atlantic Theatre Company.

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Looking for Regional Gigs? Jesus Christ Superstar, Groundhog Day, Kinky Boots, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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A First Look at Alice Ripley in Out of the Box Theatrics' Baby by Nathan Skethway

Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire’s 1983 musical is directed and choreographed by Ethan Paulini.

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How to Make a Broadway Show by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Disney Theatrical Productions’ Thomas Schumacher invites readers into the process of making a Broadway show with the third edition of How Does the Show Go On?.

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On the Couch with Katie Henry by Arts Review

Who is Katie Henry? Katie is 38 year old woman who directs plays, teaches and coaches creatives. A fierce feminist and believer in best practice. She also believes that vulnerability is wher…

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Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality by Arts Review

A spectacular, immersive exhibition about the power of the sea in human imagination, Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality comes to Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery from 14 December 2019. Wi…

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The Wiz by Arts Review

L. Frank Baum’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was first published in 1900. The Wiz is a musical with a book by William F. Brown, and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls was presented at …

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Songs For Nobodies by Arts Review

Following her acclaimed sold-out season in London’s West End, Bernadette Robinson returns to Australia for a limited engagement in the hit play Songs For Nobodies at Geelong Arts Centre an…

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Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston by Mark Dundas Wood

The York Theatre Company’s new revue, "Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston," reminds us not to take for granted the talents of this vibrant composer/lyric…

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World Premiere of Dave Malloy’s Moby-Dick Musical Opens December 11 at the American Repertory Theater by Ryan McPhee

Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin directs the Boston-area production.

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Patrick Stewart Returns to the New York Stage December 11 in Solo Adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Andrew Gans

The two performances benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova.

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Tony Winner Idina Menzel Plays Holiday Show at Carnegie Hall December 11 by Andrew Gans

The concert follows the recent release of Menzel’s Christmas: A Season of Love album.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Jagged Little Pill ***, Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven*** A Bright Room Called Day **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward December 10, 2019: Jagged Little Pill is a jagged little musical, sometimes smooth, sometimes sharp, sometimes bland and predictable, sometimes edgy and shattering. Th…

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ON THE EXHALE (Theatre Exile): A one-woman show handles a loaded issue by Jessica Foley

Martin Zimmerman’s visceral, thoroughly modern, elegant one-woman show inspired by the tragic 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting. 

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Griffin Theatre Company appoints Declan Greene as New Artistic Director by Arts Review

Griffin Theatre Company has announced the appointment of playwright, director and dramaturg, Declan Greene, as the next Artistic Director of the Company. The first playwright to be appointed…

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The New Stage Theatre Company’s ‘Near to the Wild Heart’ by Patricia Contino

    2020 marks the centennial of Clarice Lispector’s birth.  The Ukrainian-Jewish refugee who settled in Brazil has long been acclaimed as a feminist trailblazer in male dominated South…

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(Laura Cappelle’s article appeared in The New York Times, 12/5; via Pam Green.) The genre has long been seen as minor in the French capital, but a string of English-language productions is…

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Making Singing “Ah” For Six Minutes Sound Interesting by Joe Patti

Last week Vox had a backstage video on the Metropolitan Opera production of Philip Glass’ Akhnaten. What I loved about it and wanted to call attention to was the way in which they made ele…

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one in two: Donja R. Love Turns HIV Statistics Into Stage Warning by David Finkle

★★★ Edward Mawere. Leland Fowler, Jamyl Dobson act the reality of the black HIV-positive gay man The post one in two: Donja R. Love Turns HIV Statistics Into Stage Warning appeared fir…

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one in two: An Absurdist Look at a Serious Issue by Michael Sommers

★★★ The sadly familiar story of a black man living with HIV gets an absurdist twist The post one in two: An Absurdist Look at a Serious Issue appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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2019 Red Bucket Follies Raises $5.6 Million by Dan Meyer

The And Peggy leg of the Hamilton tour was named top donor at the annual celebration, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Discuss Upcoming Turn in Medea at BAM by Emily Selleck

The real-life couple will star in Simon Stone’s contemporary take on the Euripides tragedy in Brooklyn.

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Check Out These Brand-New Production Photos From Six in London by Nathan Skethway

The West End production of the Broadway-bound musical plays the Arts Theatre.

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Jane Krakowski, Loretta Devine, and Lillias White Will Join Tituss Burgess at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Emmy nominee Burgess will make his debut at the famed venue in an evening devoted to Stephen Sondheim.

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