Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Escaped Alone by Wendy Caster

Caryl Churchill's brilliant, bizarre, puzzling, horrifying, and strangely sweet Escaped Alone packs the punch of a major dystopia into its lean 55 minutes. It also allows us to meet, enjoy, …

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Up Next: The 8-Year-Old Theater Critic Who Stars in HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ by Alina Cohen

Meet Iain Armitage, who rose to fame with a YouTube channel where he offers reviews of “Othello” and “Cats.”

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Cats and Beautiful Cast Members Will Honor Late George Michael at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Ryan McPhee

Christine Cornish Smith, Jessica Hendy, Michael Wartella, and more are set for the March 1 event.

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Frosty & Frigid by Leah Richards

It's that time of year again: the FRIGID NY Festival is taking over the Kraine Theater and UNDER St. Marks for 19 days, with 30 plays ranging from personal narratives to parodies to scie…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'Bog of Cats': A spurned daughter comes back in angry Irish take on 'Medea' by Kerry Reid

The narrative terrain in Irish playwright Marina Carr's work bursts with ghosts. But we're far away from, say, Conor McPherson's "The Weir," where a newly arrived transplant from Dublin find…

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Broadway Theater Review: Sunset Boulevard by Lauren Yarger

Glenn Close. Photo: Joan-Marcus.With One Look, It's As if She Never Said GoodbyeBy Lauren YargerGlenn Close reprises the role which won her a Tony n 1995 and brings down the house in retoole…

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Saturday, February 18, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017

Jon Richardson: ‘The first series of The League Of Gentlemen blew my mind’ by Rachel Aroesti

The standup and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown team captain on what makes him laugh the mostLouis CK. The pressure was on as it was the first date for my future wife and me. We had a lovely…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Review: In ‘Escaped Alone’ Fears Small (Cats) and Large (Apocalypse) by Ben Brantley

Fear festers, burrows and blooms in Caryl Churchill’s short and wondrous play that plumbs the depths of 21st-century terrors.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cupcakes Are So Rock 'N' Roll! School of Rock Celebrates 500 Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

What's the best way to celebrate shredding hard on the Great White Way for 500 performances? A cupcake party, of course! That's exactly what the Broadway company of School of Rock di…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal-Led Sunday in the Park with George Gives the Hudson Theatre New Life by Ryan McPhee

When making a work of art, first of all you need a good foundation, otherwise it's risky from the start. Fortunately for the new Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, they&…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

NY 1 OnStage to Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber by BroadwayWorld

NY 1 On Stagewill celebrate legendary composerAndrew Lloyd Webberwith a half-hour special this weekend.Lloyd Webberjoins Rodgers and Hammerstein as the only composers in history to have four…

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Broadway Bigwig: Ranking the Top 50 Musical Theater Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber by Paul Wontorek

With The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, Cats and now Sunset Boulevard on the boards, Andrew Lloyd Webber has made history, tying with Rodgers and Hammerstein's record of having fo…

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Susan Calman: ‘When I’m feeling down I watch clips of cats jumping on children’ by Rachel Aroesti

The Glaswegian standup and Radio 4 regular on the things that make her laugh the mostBilly Connolly. I’ve never managed to see him live but when I was younger I had a tape of one of his gi…

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#YayCupid: 12 Printable Broadway Valentines by Talaura Harms

From Hamilton to Cats to Sweeney Todd, these theatre-themed cards are all you need when words fail.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9; Exchanges Offered for Broadway.com Customers by Broadway.com

The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9. The followings shows will offer…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Reaches Broadway Landmark With Sunset Opening by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo BritishTheatre.com would like to congratulate Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, who tonight reaches a landmark on Broadway. Tonight Sunset Boulevard with Glenn Close joins Lloyd Webb…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Seven Questions About Cats, Dames, & Dance with Eloise Kropp

Eloise Kropp talks starring as Jennyanydots in Cats.

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New Performing Arts Center in Kuwait Catches Fire by BroadwayWorld

According to Reuters, Kuwait City's new Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center caught fire yesterday, February 6. The venue, which was set to host a production of CATS this winter, opened to …

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Photos: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Clay Aiken Visit Broadway by Hannah Vine

Gellar came out to see Cats, and Aiken stopped by In Transit.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ STORMS THE PALACE IN PREVIEWS by Philip Boroff

Broadway audiences can’t get enough of Glenn Close or Andrew Lloyd Webber. A new revival of Sunset Boulevard grossed an impressive $834,000 in its first five previews last week at the Pa…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Exclusive: Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford & Sunday in the Park with George Won't Compete in 2017 Tony Awards Race by Paul Wontorek

The stars and producers of this season’s musicals can breathe a sigh of relief: there’s one less horse in the 2017 Tony Awards race. Producers of the revival of Sunday in the Par…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Need a Game-Day Alternative? BroadwayHD Offering $.51 Monthly Subscription Deal by BroadwayWorld

Through February 5, a monthly subscription to BroadwayHD is only .51 for new subscribers who sign up before the Big Game on Sunday. Throw your own party and invite your friends to watch titl…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bloody good fun: turning the story of Tarrare the sideshow freak into an opera by Tom and Tobi Poster

The true story of the French revolutionary soldier was so grotesquely dramatic, we knew it had to be told – with puppetsWhen we first came across the story of Tarrare – a perpetually hun…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Fire! Fire! by Leah Richards

The Fire This Time 10 Minute Play Festival 2017 Directed by Cezar Williams Presented by FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade at the Kraine Theater, NYC January 19-February 5, 2017 The annua…

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Stage and Screen Legend Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80 by Ryan McPhee

Beloved stage and screen icon Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80. Her death was confirmed to the Associated Press by her publicist. Though Moore is most known for her Emmy and Golden…

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Interviews: 5 minutes with John Partridge: 'La Cage is a riot from start to finish'

Currently playing Albin in the first UK tour of La Cage aux Folles, we chat to the EastEnders actor about starting out in Cats and taking his character to the home of drag

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow Tackles Alternative Facts in New Parody Interview with Kellyanne Conway by Stage Tube

Donning a pair of cat eye glasses and some well-placed whiskers, BroadwayWorld's own Randy Rainbow takes senior Trump adviserand serial liar, Kellyanne Conway, for a musical journey through …

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Friday, January 20, 2017

STAGE TUBE: CATS Company Pounces on Broadway in New TV Commercial by Stage Tube

Broadway veteranMamie Parrisrecently assumed the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival ofAndrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. The show just unveiled a new TV …

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