Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Wacky Wombat (Melbourne Shakespeare Company) by Aussie Theatre

Melbourne families are invited to join Alex on his mission to find the Wacky Wombat helping all of your favourite

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | Feb. 7 - 12, 2023 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/dance/2022-2023/alvin-ailey-american-dance-theater/ Repertory programs to include Revelations More than 23 million people in 71 cou…

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Monday, January 30, 2023

Concert Review: ‘Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Being Alive’ at The Music Center at Strathmore by Kateri Pelton

“Someone to make me aware, of being alive” The current tour of the renowned performer, Mandy Patinkin, takes its title from Stephen Sondheim’s “Being Alive” from the musical “Com…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:04PM

Complete Cast Set for Parade, Starring Ben Platt & Micaela Diamond by Lindsey Sullivan

The complete cast is set for the Broadway revival of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry’s Parade. As previously announced, the New York City Center Encores! production, directed by Mich…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:24PM

Everett Quinton: Humble, Hard-Working, Never Less Than Fabulous by American Theatre Editors

Inheriting the Ridiculous Theatrical Company from his lover, Charles Ludlam, Quinton carved his own beloved niche in the theatre pantheon.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:11PM

A great Black opera singer lauded in ‘Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson’ at Kennedy Center by Gregory Ford

New play with music sings of the musician who trained and mentored young artists and formed the first African American opera company in the United States.

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Theatre Review: ‘46 Plays for America’s First Ladies’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Peter Orvetti

Five years ago, NextStop Theatre Company presented “45 Plays for 45 Presidents,” (read our review here), a collection of super-short plays about each of the men who had served in the nat…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 02:57PM

The Immortal Jellyfish Girl **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg January 30, 2023: Creating ridiculous, and wonderous stories, gathering the elements from all corners of the world, and delivering climactic scenes with exceptional puppe…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:35AM

Three Readings by Darryl Reilly

Bohdan Boychuk, Honor Molloy and Ronán Noone’s works were performed by sparkling casts as a finale to the Origin Theatre Company’s 1st Irish Festival 2023. The post Three Readings appea…

SOURCE: theaterscene.org at 10:24AM

REPLACEMENTS: PART TWO by Ron Fassler

Elaine Stritch as she appeared on Broadway as Martha in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1963).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 30, 2023, by Ron Fassler. Due to a warm response…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:14AM

Full Parade Cast to Include Howard McGillin, Paul Alexander Nolan, Kelli Barrett, Alex Joseph Grayson

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Eddie Cooper, Manoel Felciano and more round-out the company of the musical, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:36AM

Famous blue leotard: the Leonard Cohen dance show the singer never lived to see by Lyndsey Winship

The gravel-throated legend gave his blessing to a show set to his greatest songs, but died before rehearsals began. As Dance Me hits the UK, its performers describe feeling his presence on s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:32AM
Sunday, January 29, 2023

Creative Conners: Smart Chain Hoists | Programmable CM Hoists with Stagehand Control by Michael Eddy

Chain Hoists are the workhorses of entertainment rigging. Pair a Creative Conners’ Smart Hoist with the company’s Stagehand control and Spikemark software to unleash their full potential…

SOURCE: PLSN at 07:59PM

Heaven and Hunger, at 1st Irish Theater Festival by New York Theater

A Ukrainian play at an Irish theater festival? It was one of the two plays I attended in the final weekend of the annual 1st Irish Festival, which on the surface seemed as opposite as thei…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:26PM

Theatre Review: ‘High School Coven’ at Strand Theater Company by Anne Valentino

If there is one thing you can say about Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin’s play currently running at Strand Theater Company, it’s that it certainly isn’t afraid to take some chances. As a result…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 06:23PM

Grey Henson, More Set To Join SHUCKED On Broadway

Tony nominee Grey Henson will join the company of Shucked as a Storyteller when the new musical begins previews on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre on March 8, 2023. The musical features …

SOURCE: Theatrely at 05:00PM

Food for Thought presents Stabbed Ten Times and The Last Chance Cafe by David Walters

For twenty-two years Food for Thought theatre company has been doing readings of one-act plays both to hear them and to develop them.

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This Week on Broadway for January 29, 2023: Atlanta Theater Scene by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about A Beautiful Noise, Bohemian Progeny by Julian Rosenblum, The Collaboration, Atlanta Theater Scene: Shakespeare Tavern, Horizo…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM

Celebrate Tony Blackburn's Birthday on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. In this week's episode, Paige is celebrating the birthday…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:42PM

‘Chilling & contemporary’: NOTRE DAME – The Space (Online review) by John Chapman

Ever since Covid’s early days pioneering company Threedumb Theatre has developed and sustained the idea of the one shot livestream; this is unedited and raw but captures much of the sponta…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM

Easy Does It: Bringing Old-School Wisdom to City Ballet by Gia Kourlas

Kyra Nichols, a former principal, returns to the company for the first time since her 2007 retirement to coach ballets by Balanchine and Robbins.

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John Raitt & Jan Clayton Perform "If I Loved You" | General Foods Special by Rodgers & Hammerstein

On March 28, 1954, original Broadway cast members Jan Clayton (Julie Jordan) and John Raitt (Billy Bigelow) performed “If I Loved You” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel in a two-ho…

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Saturday, January 28, 2023

REPLACEMENTS: GUTS & GLORY by Ron Fassler

Tovah Feldshuh (left) and Lea Michele (right) as Mrs. Brice and Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” (2022).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 28, 2023, by Ron Fassler. When an original cast …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 10:42AM

Acosta Danza: Spectrum; Julie Cunningham: How Did We Get Here? – review by Sarah Crompton

Royal Opera House; Sadler’s Wells, LondonBig personalities shine out in the Cuban company’s celebratory show. And Mel C holds her own in Cunningham’s opaque new work In ballet, the dan…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:18AM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Alyssa Fox to assume the role of Elphaba in ‘Wicked’ by Caitlin Hornik

After serving as the Elphaba standby in the Broadway company of “Wicked,” Alyssa Fox will assume the role full-time beginning March 7. She succeeds current cast member Talia Suskauer, wh…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:14PM

News: Edlavitch DCJCC Announces Hayley Finn as Theater J’s New Artistic Director by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

WASHINGTON, DC – Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater company, is delighted to announce that Hayley Finn (she/her) will become its new Artistic Director on F…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 04:23PM

Alyssa Fox to Star as Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Alyssa Fox will assume the role of Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway beginning March 7. She will replace Talia Suskauer, who will take her final bow on March 5. Fox has been a part of Wicked …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM

The Return of “Cabaret in Captivity” by Trav S.D.

Today (January 27) is Holocaust Remembrance Day and as it happens I have timely related news to report: friend Edward Einhorn of Untitled Theatre Company #61 is reviving their historical rev…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:24PM

Step into the studio with choreographer Maleek Washington and A.I.M by Kyle Abraham by Joycetheater

Go behind the scenes with A.I.M alum and Princess Grace Award winning choreographer Maleek Washington as he discusses the development of his new work "Up Root: love and legacy," making its w…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:43PM

Everett Quinton, a Force in Downtown Theater, Dies at 71 by Neil Genzlinger

He took over the Ridiculous Theatrical Company after the death of his partner, Charles Ludlam, in 1987. His specialty was playing women, but his range was wide.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:32PM

Charlie & Stan, Wilton’s Music Hall, review - a beguiling fantasy about two silent comedy greats by Helen Hawkins

Told by an Idiot return with a celebration of silent-movie antics and daft gags Imagine what would have happened if the young Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel were cabin-mates on a transatlan…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 10:42AM

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