Sunday, July 15, 2018

Goldberg Variations review – inconsequential and twee by Luke Jennings

Barbican, Londonörjan Andersson’s dance version adds little if anything to Bach’s joyous keyboard variationsGoldberg Variations is a collaboration between 11 musicians of Scottish Ensem…

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Raising the barre: how science is saving ballet dancers by Mark Bailey

Could new science and high-tech training protect dancers from the injuries that end so many of their careers far too early?At the Royal Opera House in London, home of the Royal Ballet, art i…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, and More to Appear in Concert with Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown by BroadwayWorld

Four of Broadway's most celebrated stars will join Mark Cortale's Broadway The Art House concert series this month in Provincetown. Judy Kuhn, Tony-nominated star of Fun Home and Broadway's…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” comes to Peckhamplex London by Blouinartinfo

West End musical “Everybody's Talking About Jamie” is about a 16-year-old-boy from Sheffield who wants to be a drag queen. The musical was inspired by a BBC Three documentary “Jamie: D…

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Bryn Terfel webchat: post your questions now

The celebrated Welsh bass-baritone brings unique warmth and musicality to everything he sings, from Wagner to showtunes. Join him here on Tuesday 10 July at 1.30pm BST as he answers your que…

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

“Horrible Christmas” to be on stage at Alexandra Palace, this Christmas! by Blouin Artinfo

London is in for a special treat this Christmas as Horrible Histories, an educational entertainment franchise, brings the terrific tale of Christmas in the triumphant re-opening of Alexandra…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

WATCH: What Exactly Does The Band’s Visit’s Hair and Wig Supervisor Do? by Ruthie Fierberg

Go backstage with the woman in charge of the ’90s hairstyles of the Tony-winning musical.

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RSC’s Six-Hour Roman Epic “Imperium” Has Soaring Speeches, Bloodshed: 5-Star Review by Mark Beech

The lengthy “Imperium” at London’s Gielgud Theatre can be summed up in a few short sentences: It’s in two parts, with three one-act plays in each. It fully justifies its total r…

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

IN THE HEIGHTS, HAIR, FREAKY FRIDAY, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's July Stage-to-Screen Report by Matt Tamanini

With news coming earlier this month that Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes' Tony-winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS has been slated for a June 26, 2020 big-screen release, let's take a…

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Emma Rice: ‘I don’t know how I got to be so controversial’ by Kate Kellaway

Her stewardship of Shakespeare’s Globe ended in acrimony but a revitalised Emma Rice, now about to launch her own company Wise Children, couldn’t be happier“It was on Shakespeare’s b…

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41 Actors You Want to See in Hair Live by Hannah Vine

We asked, you answered: Playbill readers shared their dream cast for the live broadcast of Hair.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Drive to increase BAME costume and make-up specialists launched by National Theatre and London College of Fashion by Georgia Snow

A drive to produce more costume, hair and make-up specialists from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds is being launched by the

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Broadway and New York City Nightlife Renaissance Man Trent Armand Kendall Passes Away at 51 by Alexa Criscitiello

Trent Armand Kendall enjoyed a long and thriving career as writerproducer, actor, front man, international headliner, recording artist and radio host. HIs Broadway credits included The Best …

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Abortion by John Simon

This little essay was composed before the wonderful news from Roman Catholic Ireland: a thunderous yes to legitimizing abortion. Now if only other Catholic countries would share the pluck of…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Glow, Netflix — ‘bouffe up your hair and enjoy’

A winning combination of fabulous 1980s looks and time-travel to an era gloriously bereft of good taste

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Logos: Head Over Heels by JK

Why not start of the new season with a look at the logo for the first new musical? It's bright, colorful and fun - just like summer, and just like it's probable target audience.  I'm ta…

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Conflict by Wendy Caster

The wonderful people at The Mint have done it yet again. They have gifted us with a beautiful production of a lost gem of a play, complete with smart and clear direction, wonderful performan…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Maid’s Tragedy by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Director Lucy Gram uses six actors to play 11 roles which has worked for such companies as Bedlam and Fiasco. However, here the four actresses play both men and women, three of them never ch…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Beyoncé, Jay-Z Weigh in With Best Album of 2018 So Far: Review by Mark Beech

What is life without surprises? One of the most famous musical power couples has just sprung another big surprise upon us. They have given us a new record out of nowhere with plenty of shock…

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HEDDA GABLER • Stray Dog Theatre by Andrea

Henrik Ibsen’s 1891 play, adapted here by Jon Robin Baitz, introduced what would become an icon of dramatic literature. During the course of the play, Hedda Gabler (an outstanding Nicole A…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Talk HAIR Live, A FEW GOOD MEN and Reviving SMASH by BroadwayWorld

Recently, the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Live producers Craig Zadan amp Neil Meron sat down with IndieWire andchattedabout their upcoming projects.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

‘Hair’ live musical heading to NBC by Deadline

"Hair" spawned such memorable songs as “Aquarius,” “Good Morning Starshine” and “Easy to Be Hard.”

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Honour and good hair: Johnny Marr on what it takes to be in a band

Now on his third solo album, the former Smiths guitarist explains why rock is a serious business

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Spotlight On...Ryan Wesley Stinnett by Michael Block

Name: Ryan Wesley StinnettHometown: Army Brat (Although I’ll hit 10 years in NYC this August… so here!?!)Education: MFA in Acting: University of VirginiaSelect Credits: LOCKED UP BITCHES…

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JULIE Lyttelton, SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

STRINDBERG MEETS STENHAM, BIRD MEETS BLENDER   We’re in a Hampstead mansion. The daughter of the house is whooping it up at her birthday party, a deafening, purple-lit rave where tigh…

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Constantine Maroulis and Mary Bridget Davies Star in HAIR IN CONCERT by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of the Broadway musical's 50th anniversary, the Axelrod PAC presents HAIR in Concert with Remember Jones directing and starring as Claude alongside Tony Award nominees Constan…

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Constantine Maroulis, Mary Bridget Davies, Remember Jones Set for Concert Version of Hair by Andrew Gans

The August concerts will celebrate the rock musical's 50th anniversary.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Gina Gershon – Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   Aptly titled, I’ll cut to the chase – Gina Gershon is a wild woman! Tossing that mane of hair with moves that convey their own meaning, she’s one s…

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Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings for Pride's Annual Charity Concert on June 18th by TV News Desk

Actress Fran Drescher is the latest performer to join THE LINEUP of BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on Monday, June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York Ci…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Hair Supervisor at Springsteen on Broadway, Jason Joseph and Stanley by Told By Jason Joseph

“I was getting my first apartment in the city so I wanted to get a dog. One of my girlfriends, Cassie, knew this really great shelter that had a good variety of dogs. She actually found hi…

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KILLER JOE Trafalgar Studios, SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

LUKE JONES REVELS  IN VIOLENCE, CHILL, NIGHTMARE..AND GREAT DIALOGUE   Orlando Bloom – denim, cowboy hat, slicked back hair, twinkling grimace – is as chilled out as a man …

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