Thursday, June 30, 2016

Full Cast Announced for Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical, Starring Bryce Pinkham, on Broadway by

Wonderful news for those in the midst of a heat wave! The full cast has been announced for Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical, starring Bryce Pinkham and Lora Lee Gayer. Rounding ou…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Just Announced: Full Casting for HOLIDAY INN by Roundabout

I’m happy to share additional casting details for Holiday Inn. Joining the previously announced Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, Corbin Bleu, and Lee Wilkof are…

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Carolee Carmello Will Fly Back to Finding Neverland on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

After Tuck Everlasting's sadly short stint on Broadway, Carolee Carmello is returning to Finding Neverland on the Great White Way. The three-time Tony nominee will take over for Sally An…

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ATOMIC • New Line Theatre by Andrea

The origins of the atomic bomb don’t initially sound like your typical musical theatre fare. But Danny Ginges and Philip Foxman’s Australian import about the unleashing of the world’s …

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Don't Fuck With The Babysitter by Linda

The Disney Channel Original Movie, or DCOM. There have been some hits (Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, Brink) and some misses (Dadnapped, Hatching Pete). Tonight, the 100th DCOM, Adventures…

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Features: The week in pictures: 17-24 June

Rachelle Ann Go, Emma Watson and Kunal Nayyar make this week's picks

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

A Man For This Season: On Ben Foster’s Monstrous Stanley Kowalski by (jamie)

By Manuel Betancourt. Manuel Betancourt on the Young Vic’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Theater News: Taylor Mac to Open St. Ann's Warehouse 2016-17 Season

The theater has announced the lineup for its second season in its new Brooklyn home.

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St. Ann’s Season to Open With Taylor Mac’s Marathon Show by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre has announced its 2016-17 season.

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Phyllida Lloyd’s All-Female The Tempest with Harriet Walter Set for St. Ann’s Warehouse; Full Season Announced by Ryan McPhee

Harriet Walter will headline an all-female production of The Tempest at St. Ann’s Warehouse. The show, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, comes from London’s Donmar Warehouse, where Llo…

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St. Ann’s Warehouse Announces 2016-17 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup features the premiere of Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.” 

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Taylor Mac’s 24-Hour Song Cycle Sets Date for World Premiere by Joshua Barone

The production will open the St. Ann’s Warehouse season in September.

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How choreographer Ann Yee got Andrew Scott and Ralph Fiennes into the groove by David Jays

She helped Scott shake his hips like a rock god in Birdland and set Fiennes boogying in A Bigger Splash. For actors, Ann Yee has all the right movesRalph Fiennes struts like a chicken, shimm…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Broadway's Brightest Shine Together for Orlando! See the Stars Set to Perform on Maya & Marty by Lindsey Sullivan

Following the horrific tragedy that transpired in Orlando on June 12, the Broadway community has banded together to make a beautiful benefit single of "What the World Needs Now Is Love.…

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Henning Mankell play about colonialism in Africa published in English for first time by Alison Flood

Extract from The Antelopes by Wallander author – who spent years in Mozambique – published in Index on CensorshipA play by Henning Mankell about a Swedish couple struggling to understand…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Photo Flash: Stars of WICKED and LES MISERABLES Wow at West End Live by BroadwayWorld

Last weekend, the casts of more than 30 West End shows performed for free in Trafalgar Square as part of West End LIVE 2016. Scroll down for photos of Wicked's Emma Hatton, Savannah Stevenso…

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Onstage and Backstage: Why Did Kelli O’Hara’s South Pacific Bikini Cause Her Pain? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Lisa Lampanelli joins SethSpeaks, Kelli O’Hara shares a terrible onstage mishap and Rachelle Rak shares a “memorable” moment with Ann Reinking.

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Rachelle Ann Go and Eva Noblezada Perform LES MIS Mash-up at West End Live by Stage Tube

This weekend, the casts of more than 30 West End shows perform for free in Trafalgar Square WEST END LIVE 2016 takes place today, 18 June 11am-6pm and tomorrow, 19 June 12pm-6pm. Today, the …

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Fuse Theater Review: “Lobster Girl” — A Heartfelt Musical Sea Yarn by Arts Fuse Editor

Lobster Girl presents us with an idyllic vision of Cape Ann, Massachusetts: blue and pink skies, shining water, a picturesque seagull.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

'The Nanny' Star & Broadway Veteran Ann Morgan Guilbert Dies at 87 by TV News Desk

Ann Morgan Guilbert, perhaps best known for her role as 'Grandma Yetta Rosenberg' on ABC's THE NANNY, died of cancer on Tuesday, June 14th in Los Angeles, California at the age of 87.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Tony Award Winners 2016 by Lauren Yarger

Lin-Manuel Miranda (center) and the company of Hamilton. Photo: Joan Marcus.Hamilton led the winners with 11 Tonys. Winners are in RED.Best PlayEclipsed Author: Danai Gurira&n…

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In the Wake of Tragedy, The Tony Awards Celebrated Diversity: 'Hate Will Never Win' by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoTheater & DanceTONY AWARDStransHillary ClintonMichael MustoThe horrifying massacre in the Orlando gay club Pulse early Sunday truly took a lot of the urgency out of "Best Li…

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Holland Taylor, Robert Morse Join Cast of Broadway’s ‘The Front Page’ by Amy Sapp

Emmy winner Holland Taylor (The Practice, Ann), two-time Tony winner Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Tru) and many other top names have joined the cast of the…

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Holland Taylor, Robert Morse & More Join Nathan Lane & John Slattery for Broadway's The Front Page by

Read all about it! The complete cast is set for the Broadway revival of Ben Hect and Charles MacArthur's The Front Page. The previously announced lineup is already headline worthy: Natha…

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Celebrating NSW’s Creative Achievements by Arts Review

The winners of the 2016 NSW Creative Achievement Awards have been announced at a gala awards ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney’s Circular Quay on Monday…

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2016 Drama Desk Award Winners by Lauren Yarger

Jessica Lange and Frank Langella won Drama Desk Awards. Photo: Barry GordinWinners in BoldOutstanding PlayThe Christians, Playwrights HorizonsThe Humans, Roundabout Theatre CompanyJohn, Sign…

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Stars of Vaudeville #985: Helen Ford by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Helen Ford (Helen Barnett, 1894-1982). Ford started out in vaudeville as a singer in upstate New York, eventually moving up to Broadway, where she appeared in 14 pro…

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Saturday, June 4, 2016

A "Peer Gynt" Who's Truly Lost Its Way by Broadway & Me

Sometimes I think John Doyle's middle name must be Minimalist. The British director made his reputation with small-scale productions of Stephen Sondheim musicals in which the actors played i…

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Friday, June 3, 2016

The Production Company announce Funny Girl Cast by Matt Edwards

The full cast of Funny Girl has been confirmed, with 28 talented Australians joining Caroline O’Connor to tell the much loved story of Fanny Brice this July. Musical theatre veterans…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Tony Awards Close-Up: Meet Special Honoree Sally Ann Parsons by BroadwayWorld TV

Costume shop proprietor Sally Ann Parsons is one of three who will receieve a 2016 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre. These annual honors celebrate individuals andor organizations tha…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Julia Murney, Ann Harada, Justin Guarini Set for Muny Mamma Mia! by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in July at the St. Louis venue.

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