Saturday, June 16, 2018

Review: A Timely Untimely Story by Michael Block

By Michael Block Carousel is probably best known for its revered scores, but since its inception into the history of musical theater, the world has drastically changed causing the story…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Podcast Episode 2: Mark Scharf and Ann Turiano from Collaborative Theatre Co. and FPCT by Mark Beachy

Episode 2 of “MD Theatre Guide with Mark Beachy” features an Interview with Mark Scharf and Ann Turiano, A Monologue Moment with Mark Aaron, and A Musical Moment with Mickey Cashman. Al…

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Go Inside the Special Screening of Ann Starring Emmy Winner Holland Taylor by Hannah Vine

Benjamin Endsley Klein directed the solo show about the late governor of Texas.

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Photo Coverage: BroadwayHD ScreensANN With Writer and Star Holland Taylor by Walter McBride

BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater productions, exclusively streamed ANN, the critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy Award winning actress Holland Ta…

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Chicago to Bring Its Razzle-Dazzle Factor to Sydney, Australia by Lindsey Sullivan

The fiery Kander & Ebb musical Chicago is heading Down Under! The Tony-winning revival directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Ann Reinking will open in Australia at the Sydney Ly…

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Mufaro Makubika: I didn’t need to rewrite my Windrush play, the scandals emphasised its tragedy by Mufaro Makubika

Almost six decades ago, tensions arose in the district surrounding St Ann’s Well Road in Nottingham between the black and white populations.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Avenue Q Originals to Make Return Appearances in Hit Musical for 15 Performances by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-winning musical Avenue Q will welcome the return of a handful of original Broadway cast members in the current production at off-Broadway's New World Stages next month. In comme…

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Erik Lochtefeld & More Complete the Cast of Broadway's King Kong by Andy Lefkowitz

Final casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway premiere of King Kong, the new musical slated to arrive at the Broadway Theatre this fall. King Kong will begin previews at the Bro…

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Erik Lochtefeld Joins Broadway's KING KONG; Additional Casting Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Producers Carmen Pavlovic Global Creatures and Roy Furman have announced additional casting for the new musical King Kong. Joining the previously announced Christiani Pitts, A Bronx Tale as …

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE KING AND I, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, and Ruthie Ann Miles by BroadwayWorld

The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers amp Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will transfer from Broadway to London this month following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Shebeen review – love and rage in Windrush generation drama by Bridget Minamore

Nottingham PlayhouseMufaro Makubika’s play about Jamaican migrants focuses on the days leading up to a race riot in Nottingham in the 1950sShebeen is one of a few dramas about the lives of…

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

Tickets Are Now on Sale for To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway by

Tickets are on sale for To Kill a Mockingbird, a new stage play based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer-winning novel. The production will begin performances on November 1 with an opening schedul…

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Janet Ulrich Brooks to star in Theatre at the Center’s 'The Lady with all the Answers' by Kt Hawbaker

Janet Ulrich Brooks will make her Theatre at the Center debut when she takes to the stage as Ann Landers in “The Lady with All the Answers.” The show opens on July 15 and will run until …

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“Chicago” at Ambassador Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Chicago” is currently on stage at Ambassador Theatre, New York.    The winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations, “Chic…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Up on the Marquee: KING KONG arrives on Broadway! by Walter McBride

King Kong will open at the Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway on November 8, 2018. Preview performances will begin Friday, October 5, 2018. King Kong will star Christiani Pitts, currently starri…

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Hereditary at Alamo Drafthouse, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Written and directed by debutant Ari Aster, Hereditary is a 2018 American supernatural horror film starring Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, and Gabriel Byrne. The film fo…

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Heather McDonald’s ‘Stand Up’ at The City Winery, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Laughter is her forte and performance her fuel. Heather Ann McDonald is an American actress, comedian and author. Born and educated in Southern California, Heather is best known for her appe…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Joan Allen to Join Elaine May, Michael Cera & Lucas Hedges in The Waverly Gallery on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Joan Allen is returning to the Great White Way. The Tony winner and Oscar nominee will appear in the upcoming Broadway premiere of Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan's Pulitzer-nominated play…

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Harry Potter, Spongebob, Admissions, Desperate Measures Win Top Drama Desk Categories by Lauren Yarger

Photo: Matthew Murray2018 DRAMA DESK AWARDS Outstanding Play**Admissions, by Joshua Harmon, Lincoln Center TheaterMary Jane, by Amy Herzog, New York Theatre WorkshopMiles…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Broadway's New Musical Comedy The Prom by

Tickets are on sale for The Prom, a new musical comedy premiering on Broadway this fall. The tuner will begin Broadway previews at the Cort Theatre on October 21 with an official opening sla…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

WATCH: #HamiltonHumpDay - Five female powerhouses sing "First Burn" ‏from #HamilDrop

It's #HamiltonHumpDay! And this week we decided to choose one of our favourite ever #HamilDrop videos! Arianna Afsar, Shoba Narayan, Lexi Lawson, Rachelle Ann Go and Julia Harriman joined to…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated: …

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Monday, June 4, 2018

No Decision Set On Ruthie Ann Miles' Return To THE KING AND I in London by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Naoko Mori and Ruthie Ann Miles would share the role of Lady Thiang in the West End production of THE KING AND I. We've just learned no final decision …

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Broadway's Chicago to Welcome X Factor Israel Star Shiri Maimon by Andy Lefkowitz

Israeli pop star and X Factor Israel television personality Shiri Maimon is headed to Broadway. The star will make her Great White Way debut as Roxie Hart in the Tony-winning revival of Kand…

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Stage and Screen Star Allyn Ann McLerie Dies at 91 by Ryan McPhee

Ms. McLerie appeared on Broadway in such shows as Where's Charley? and On the Town.

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Ruthie Ann Miles' Involvement in London The King and I Remains Unconfirmed by Ryan McPhee

Miles, who has suffered the loss of her daughter and unborn child this year, has been scheduled to reprise her performance in the West End revival.

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Broadway and Screen Star Allyn Ann McLerie Dies at 91 by Stephanie Wild

The New York Times has reported that Allyn Ann McLerie, star of stage and screen, has died at 91. She rose to attention on Broadway at age 21 in Where's Charley before becoming a familiar st…

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Allyn Ann McLerie, Veteran of Broadway, TV and Film, Dies at 91 by Neil Genzlinger

She starred in the Broadway hit “Where’s Charley?” in 1948 and went on to TV fame on “The Tony Randall Show” and “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd.”

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Naoko Mori to Share Role of Lady Thiang with Tony Winner Ruthie Ann Miles in London's King and I by Andy Lefkowitz

West End star Naoko Mori has been announced to take on the role of Lady Thiang at certain performances during the upcoming London transfer of Bartlett Sher's Tony-winning King and I revi…

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Tony-Nominated Three Tall Women Adds Performance to Limited Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed, six-time Tony-nominated Broadway-premiere production of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women has added a performance to its limited engagement. Three Tall Women will play a 7:0…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, June 1, 2018 by James Marino

Listen: Ruthie Ann Miles heads to London, Tony Awards to Honor Parkland Theatre Teacher, Club Cumming Wins Hearing to Resume Live Entertainment, Federle to Write and Executive Produce …

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