Friday, January 20, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at the New York Neo-Futurists' The Great American Drama

The show is currently running ahead of a January 22 opening.

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Theater News: Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen to Choreograph New Work by Keenan Scott II

Thoughts of a Colored Man on a Day When the Sun Set Too Early will run in February.

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Theater News: This is Us Star Chrissy Metz to Lead Benefit Reading of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig

LaBute will also direct the production at MCC Theater.

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Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Lawrence Gillard Jr., Chris Bauer, and Cast of The Penitent

Atlantic Theatre Company artistic director Neil Pepe directs this world premiere play by David Mamet.

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Theater News: Alix Korey, Mark Delavan, and More to Lead York Theatre Company's Milk and Honey

The show, featuring a book by Don Appell and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, will be presented as part of the Musicals in Mufti series.

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Theater News: Rent's Richard H. Blake, Nicholas Christopher, and More Present Seasons of Love

The tribute event will include stories, songs from the musical, and more.

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Theater News: Lesli Margherita, Nancy Opel, and Eric Ulloa to Star in Villain: DeBlanks

The one-night comedy event will also feature Andrew Call, Leslie McDonel, and more.

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Photo Flash: John Legend and More Welcome August Wilson's Jitney to Broadway

Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs the drama, which stars John Douglas Thompson, Brandon J. Dirden, and more.

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Theater News: Lilli Cooper, Peter Friedman, Anne L. Nathan to Star in Sundown, Yellow Moon

The new work is written by Rachel Bonds, with songs by the Bengsons.

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Theater News: Alley Theatre Set to Begin High-Finance-Themed Dry Powder

Taibi Magar directs Sarah Burgess' play, which begin performances tonight.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: James Monroe Iglehart Sings "Make Them Hear You" at #Ham4Ham

Watch this soon-to-be Hamilton star perform the inspiring Ragtime ballad.

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Thinking About Theater: Today, Would Aristophanes Tweet?

When did the theater start ruffling political feathers? Only about 2,500 years ago.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Review: Jitney

August Wilson's 1979 play comes to Broadway, completing his epic century cycle.

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Photo Flash: EXCLUSIVE: LaChanze Records New EP In Anticipation of Upcoming Concert

The Tony winner will present her show Feeling Good at the Highline Ballroom.

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Video Flash: Ryan Spahn, Jeanine Serralles, and More Star in Gloria at the Goodman Theatre

Evan Cabnet directs Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Pulitzer Prize finalist with its Vineyard Theatre cast.

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Review: The Hard Problem

Studio Theatre observes scientists observing consciousness.

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Theater News: York Theatre Company to Present Charles Troy's Hello, Jerry!

The one-night multimedia presentation celebrates the life and career of Broadway composer Jerry Herman.

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Theater News: Kate Tarker to Receive Vineyard Theatre's 2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award

The award is made possible through the generosity of the Tournesol Project.

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Review: 13 Things About Ed Carpolotti

Two-time Tony nominee Penny Fuller shines in a chamber piece at the Broad Stage.

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Video Flash: Go Behind the Scenes at Hamilton With Taran Killam and Al Roker

Roker interviews the musical's newest King George for the Today Show.

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Photo Flash: Mark Ruffalo, Danny DeVito, Tony Shalhoub, and Jessica Hecht Preview The Price

Arthur Miller's drama returns to Broadway under the direction of Terry Kinney.

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Theater News: War Paint, Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, Completes Broadway Cast

John Dossett and Douglas Sills will be joined by Erik Liberman, Steffanie Leigh, and more in the new musical.

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Theater News: Pig Iron Theatre Company to Explore Climate Change in A Period of Animate Existence

The new work, cocreated by composer Troy Herion, designer Mimi Lien, and director Dan Rothenberg, will premiere in Philadelphia.

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Photo Flash: Laura Osnes and Corey Cott-Led Bandstand Gets Its Broadway Marquee

The musical will run at the Jacobs Theatre.

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Opening Night: Jitney Prepares for a Historic Broadway Opening

Ruben Santiago-Hudson rounds out August Wilson's repertoire.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Review: The Tempest

Phyllida Lloyd and Harriet Walter are back in Brooklyn with the third installment of their series of Shakespeare plays set in a women's prison.

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Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Lincoln Center Theatre's Bull in a China Shop

Enid Graham, Ruibo Qian, and more star in this new play from Bryna Turner.

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Theater News: Judy McLane, Peter Gregus Set for Actors Company Theatre Benefit Concert

I've Gotta Be Me! will be hosted by Jersey Boys' Mark Lotito.

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Review: A Doll's House

Nora's dilemma inspires tension and dread in a newly adapted version of "A Doll's House."

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Theater News: Gloria Estefan's On Your Feet! Celebrates 500th Broadway Performance

The musical stars Ana Villafañe and Ektor Rivera.

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