Friday, July 29, 2016

Review: Way Too Much Pixie Dust by Michael Block

By Michael BlockWe love Peter Pan so much that we've all taken a hand at creating a Peter Pan musical or play. The next in line to attempt the source material is Lena Gabrielle, Greg Keresta…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Magic Time! A Report on ‘Double X’ at Schools Without Walls by John Stoltenberg

S. Ann Johnson’s Double X—an exquisitely crafted choreopoem exploring the multicultural distinctions and connections among seven women—had its DC debut Saturday after appearances in Ba…

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Brian d'Arcy James, Carmen Cusack & More Take Part in DAVE Reading by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a private reading was just held for a musical adaptation of DAVE, starring Brian d'Arcy James, Carmen Cusack, Michael Rupert, Ann Sanders, Colby Lewis, Jo…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Damian Humbley, Sally Ann Triplett and Teal Wicks to Join Andrew Lippa in THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks by BroadwayWorld

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 47th season will feature American Premiere of the surprise London hit, THE LIFE OF THE PARTY, running August 24 - September 18, starring Tony Award-nominated co…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Ruthie Ann Miles, Patrick Page and More to Bring 'BROADWAY VILLAINS' to Life at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Feeling maligned Misunderstood Decidedly,...un-perky The villains of Broadway are here to cure your woes - with cobwebs, hexes, and a bevy of songs in minor keys. Grab your trustiest minion,…

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Spotlight On...John Racioppo by Michael Block

Name: John RacioppoHometown: Toronto, Ontario, CanadaEducation: Brown University & London Academy of Dramatic ArtSelect Credits: New York: Breathing Time (Fault Line Theatre), She Stoops…

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Funny New Play In London: Today’s Must See by Rino16

“Nice Fish,” a play written by Mark Rylance and American Louis Jenkins, is coming to London’s Harold Pinter Theatre in November. Previously, the act has run at Harvard Univ…

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Ann Harada to Star in Stuffed Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

WP Theater announces its 2016-17 season, along with the 2016-18 WP Lab artists.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED with Ann Harada and More Set for WP Theater's 2016-17 Season by BroadwayWorld

WP Theater formerly known as Women's Project Theater hasannounced its 2016-17 Season at the McGinnCazale Theater 2162 Broadway, at 76th Street, the artists for the 2016-2018 WP Lab and the n…

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Theater News: Ann Harada to Join Lisa Lampanelli in Women's Project Theater's Stuffed

Lampanelli's play will be directed by Jackson Gay.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

VIDEO: The Second City Borrows A Classic Movie Musical Moment To Say 'Bye, Bye, Bernie' by Michael Dale

Ann-Margret's iconic performance inspires a spoof honoring Bernie Sanders' pledge of support to Hillary Clinton.

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Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE ONE BEFORE as Part of New York City Center's Lobby Project by BroadwayWorld

Prior to their breakthrough musicals, many writers had extraordinary early-career shows hitthestage that you may not have heard of. From Lynn Ahrens amp Stephen Flaherty'sLucky Stiffto Richa…

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Rachel Bay Jones, Ann Harada, Marc Kudisch Set for Peter Pan Concert by Andrew Gans

Transport Group will present a concert version of the family-friendly musical classic.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

People You Should Know . . . James Rutherford by Zack Calhoon

James Rutherford is the Founding Artistic Director of M-34, for whom he has directed All That Dies And Rises (IATI), The Importance of Being Ernest Hemingway (Access Theater), 4.48 Psychosis…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Shares Deodorant TV Spot from Early Days of Career on LIVE! by TV News Desk

Bryan Cranston sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host Carrie Ann Inaba on today's LIVE. During the appearance, Kelly spoke about how incredible his performance was as LBJ on Broadway.

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Mark Rylance And Louis Jenkins' Critically-Acclaimed Nice Fish Transfers to London Following Sold Out Runs In New York

Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed new comic play Nice Fish set for West End transfer. Direct from sold out seasons at the American Repertory Theater at Har…

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins' NICE FISH Transfers to the West End by Marianka Swain

Mark RylanceandLouis Jenkins'critically acclaimed new comic playNICE FISH will transfer to the West End this winter, following sold-out seasons at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard U…

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Tony & Oscar Winner Mark Rylance Wants to See Nice Fish in His West End Audience by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Hooked? We now have theater and dates for Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins’ Nice Fish in the West End. Direct from sold-out seasons Stateside at A.R.T. and St Ann’s …

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Theatre News: Mark Rylance to return to the West End in Nice Fish

The hit comedy transfers following a sold out run at St Ann's Warehouse in New York

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Nice Fish review – Mark Rylance mesmerizes in icy absurdist drama by Alexis Soloski

St Ann’s Warehouse, New YorkLike a folksy Waiting for Godot, this play, co-written by Rylance with the poet Louis Jenkins, is intensely charming in its cock-eyed humanityIf Samuel Beckett …

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Mighty Walzer review – Jacobson's ping-pong comedy is a smash on stage by Alfred Hickling

Royal Exchange, ManchesterElliot Levey and Tracy-Ann Oberman star in an adaptation of Howard Jacobson’s rollicking novel about table tennis and onanismLike all great comic novels, Howard J…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Vampires to Return to Broadway? Musical Adaptation of HBO's True Blood in Development by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Looks like this idea, which we first reported back in 2014, doesn’t suck! A musical adaptation of HBO’s hit True Blood is still in the works. According to the New York Post, Pam …

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

‘Holiday Inn’ Final Casting Announced by Newsdesk

BRYCE PINKHAM LORA LEE GAYER MEGAN LAWRENCE MEGAN SIKORA with CORBIN BLEU and LEE WILKOF Joining The Previously Announced Cast Are Malik Akil, Will Burton, Barry Busby, Darien Crago, Caley C…

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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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