Monday, March 23, 2020

Julia Miles, Who Founded The Women’s Project To Influence Off-Broadway Theatre, Has Died by Artsjournal2

Miles founded Women’s Project and eventually the WP Theater, where she and others “produced more than 600 plays written and directed by women over a 42-year history, nurturing artists li…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Night the Lights Went Off Off-Broadway by American Theatre Editors

Theatre folks mourn closed shows and unseen work, and worry over the impact on emerging artists.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Exactly What Does It Mean to an Off-Broadway Theatre to Cancel a Production? by Olivia Clement

The Realm's Roberta Pereira and Katherine Kovner break down the costs and impacts of canceling their spring production in the wake of the pandemic.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Watch Vivien Leigh Sing and Dance in 1963's Tovarich by Mark Peikert

The musical (which earned Leigh a Tony Award) opened at the Broadway Theatre March 18, 1963.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Indie Theater Fund to Award Rapid Relief Grants to Indie and Off-Off-Broadway Theatre Community by Andrew Gans

Grants of up to $500 will benefit those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

CSC Season Taps Kiss of the Spider Woman Play and John Doyle’s Ten Cents a Dance by Olivia Clement

Check out the Off-Broadway theatre’s full 2020–2021 lineup.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Concept overshadows content and quality in ‘West Side Story’ at the Broadway Theatre by Deb Miller

Trouble and controversy have plagued Belgian director Ivo van Hove’s re-envisioned revival of West Side Story, playing an open-ended run at the Broadway Theatre, since the beginning, with …

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Broadway League Statement on Coronavirus; All Shows Playing as Scheduled by Broadway Direct

The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry, has released an official statement regarding safety precautions that are being taken in Broadway theatr…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020


The torch has been passed.  WEST SIDE STORY will never be the same.  The JETS and the SHARKS have evolved in this daring, audacious, re-imagined, multiracial, up-to-date, timeless, violent…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

On The Town…. with Chip DeFFaa: Count Basie and Louis Jordan by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

I'm very glad that a friend and I were able to enjoy the high-spirited, fast-moving revue "Five Guys Named Moe," which is currently playing   at Westchester Broadway Theatre.    A lot o…

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World Premiere of Taylor Mac's The Fre Begins at The Flea by Olivia Clement

Niegel Smith directs the new play, set in and around a giant ball pit at the Off Off-Broadway theatre.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Catford’s Broadway Theatre to close for ‘urgent’ building works by Ruth Comerford

Catford’s Broadway Theatre is due to close for a year, as “urgent health and safety” building works are carried out. It will

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Vineyard Theatre Extends Lucas Hnath's Dana H. by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed play will now continue through April at the Off-Broadway theatre.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

See West Side Story Cast's Opening Night Curtain Call

Ivo van Hove's new production of the classic musical is currently running at the Broadway Theatre.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Something's Here! See West Side Story's Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel & More in These Exclusive Opening Night Portraits by Michael Appler

West Side Story celebrated its Broadway opening night at the Broadway Theatre on February 20. Director Ivo van Hove's radical reimagining of the classic American musical from Leonard Berns…

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Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Sto…

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Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Company Celebrates Opening Night!

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story…

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On the West Side Story Red Carpet, Sierra Boggess and Other Stars Discuss the Musical's Lasting Relevance by Michael Appler

“West Side Story changed my life,” said Harolyn Blackwell, who played Francisca, a Shark girl, in the 1980 Broadway revival. On February 20, Blackwell was on the opening night red carpe…

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Tonight! Tonight! See Vanessa Hudgens, Alec Baldwin & More Celebrate the Opening Night of West Side Story by Diep Tran

The suns and moons and celebrities were all over the place for the West Side Story opening night. The new Broadway revival of the seminal musical opened on February 20 at the Broadway Thea…

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'We can't stand by this any more': inside the West Side Story premiere protest by Adrian Horton In New York

Broadway opening was met with about 100 demonstrators, frustrated with a perceived mishandling of a #MeToo controversy The opening night of Belgian auteur Ivo van Hove’s gritty reimagining…

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‘West Side Story’ opening draws protesters on Broadway by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a chorus outside the Broadway Theatre on Thursday at the opening night of a new revival of “West Side Story” but what was being sung was a protest chant. A gr…

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Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story.

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West Side Story review – gritty Broadway revival is a bold blockbuster by Adrian Horton

Broadway Theatre, New York Ivo van Hove’s striking new take on the much-loved romantic musical brings sharpness and show-stopping choreography to the table It is nearly impossible to take …

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REVIEW: West Side Story by JK

Review of the Sunday, January 26, 2020 matinee performance at the Broadway Theatre in New York City. Starring Jordan Dobson, Mia Pinero, Yesenia Ayala, Dharon E. Jones and Amar Ramasar. Book…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

West Side Story review at Broadway Theatre, New York – ‘Ivo van Hove refreshes a classic musical’ by Nicole Serratore

Controversies have dogged Ivo van Hove’s production of West Side Story, surrounding injuries, protests, and bold cuts to the material (the dropping

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Ivo van Hove’s West Side Story is an ambitious reworking of the classic musical

The Belgian director’s staging at the Broadway Theatre is darker and more violent than the original

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Seeing Canon Through Fresh Eyes by Mo Brady

West Side Story at the Broadway Theatre Review by Mo Brady …

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Video has a starring role in the dazzling new revival of West Side Story. Live close-ups of the charismatic young cast in the Arthur Laurents/Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim classic are …

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Review Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY Opens On Broadway - See What the Critics Are Saying!

Tonight, tonight! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight at the Broadway Theatre.

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Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STORY

Tonight (tonight)'s the night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Just last night, however, the compan…

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How to get tickets to ‘West Side Story’ — Broadway’s hottest musical by Post Staff Report

A brand new take on “West Side Story” opens Thursday at the Broadway Theatre. Even before the critics have had their say about it online late tonight and in print Friday morning, it’s …

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