Thursday, April 26, 2018

Walmart Wonder, Fab Fittings & Performing in Paradise! Spend a Day in the Life with Escape to Margaritaville's Lisa Howard by

Broadway beltress Lisa Howard is a total scene stealer in Escape to Margaritaville. Loved for her performances in It Shoulda Been You, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and more, sh…

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Madonna, Can't Stop Auction House From Selling Lock of Her Hair, Underwear, Tupac Breakup Letter by Blouin Artinfo

The lawsuit filed by Madonna over the auction of her personal items, including a lock of her hair, her underwear and a breakup letter from Tupac Shakur, couldn’t stop the auctioneers. The …

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Frozen’s Caissie Levy on Her SJP Connection, Her Son’s Unusual Meditation & More Show People Takeaways by

It's been a decade since stage favorite Caissie Levy took her first steps on Broadway. In the last 10 years, she's become a checkerboard chick as Penny Pingleton in Hairspray, let th…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Martha Graham Dance Company: Spring Season 2018 by Joel Benjamin

"Ekstasis,” danced by PeiJu Chien-Pott, her hair loose, her costume a tight tube of form-fitting jersey (designed by Graham, herself), stood still as eerie clacking percussion and quiet wo…

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

This Week on Broadway for April 22, 2018: Lynn Ahrens by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Lynn Ahrens. Reviews include My Fair Lady, Dance a Little Closer @ Green Room 42, Children of a Lesser God, MCC Theater…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

REVIEW: Bat Out Of Hell, Dominion Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo As Strat in Bat Out Of Hell, Andrew Polec is an incredible find. His scrawny, pale build and unkempt hair hide a voice that is perfectly suited to Steinman’s incredible…

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Pamela Lane obituary by John Heilpern

Stalwart of British theatre and first wife of John OsbornePamela Lane, the first wife of the playwright John Osborne, who has died at the age of 80, outlived all of his subsequent four wives…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Seafarer by Darryl Reilly

Wearing a funereal suit, a black topcoat and a black fedora, Matthew Broderick as Mr. Lockhart has initial dry pleasantness giving way to chilling steeliness as he takes on the persona of a …

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MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3 by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis Executive Director, Patrick Willingham announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE. Written by two-time Pul…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Odds & Ends: Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Headline New Musical Hit Her with the Skates & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Headline New Musical Hit Her with the Skates American Idol alums Diana DeGarmo and Ace You…

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Abigail’s Party review at the MAC, Belfast – ‘pin-sharp’ by Jane Coyle

Abigail’s Party: the very title is synonymous with social climbing, terrible fashion and big hair. The epitome of car crash drama, its

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR • Stray Dog Theatre by Andrea

After an appearance last season at the Muny and a live broadcast this Easter, St. Louisans have another opportunity to catch Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic rock op…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Jay Armstrong Johnson to Join Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera by Andy Lefkowitz

Jay Armstrong Johnson has landed a sweet new gig! The talented tenor will take on the role of Raoul in Broadway's longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of t…

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Review Roundup: Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALE at the Public Theater by Review Roundups

The Public Theater is currently hosting the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney. MLIMA'S TALE c…

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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of MLIMA'S TALE at the Public Theater by Jennifer Broski

The Public Theateris currently hosting the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winnerLynn Nottageand directed by Obie Award winnerJo Bonney. MLIMA'S TALE conti…

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Constellation’s ‘Skin of Our Teeth’ misses by just a hair by Nelson Pressley

Thornton Wilder’s shaggy 1942 play renders chaos as timeless.

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Director Jonathan O’Boyle: ‘After treading water in my 20s, I wanted to go on and not look back’ by Matthew Hemley

The success of musical revivals of Hair and Pippin has seen the director’s star rise, but he is equally comfortable taking on

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Cowpuncher review – postmodern dance outlaws put style over substance by Judith Mackrell

Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonOutfitted in Vivienne Westwood, the fleet-footed outsiders in Holly Blakey’s subversive new piece are in thrall to their own imageStyled by the Vivienne Westwoo…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Broadway Theater Review: Frozen by Lauren Yarger

Patti Murin, Caissie Levy, Jacob Smith. Photo: Deen vanMeerFrozenMusic and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert LopezBook by Jennifer Lee, based on her screenplay with Chris BuckChore…

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Reston Community Players to Present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ April 20-May 12 by Guest Author

Raise your skirts and bob your hair, because the toe-tapping flapper frolic Thoroughly Modern Millie is ready to take the stage at Reston Community Players. Based on the 1967 Academy Award-w…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Review: OurBar is Probably the Best Thing You Can Do In a Bar by Michael Block

By Ed MalinOurBar is a monthly scripted comedy series which has been performing at bars in Manhattan since 2009.  I went to the April edition at Failte Irish Whiskey Bar, along with doz…

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Spotlight On...Zoe Farmingdale by Michael Block

Name: Zoe FarmingdaleHometown:  St. Louis, MOEducation: Yes I have lots of thisFavorite Credits: As an actor: wow-I have loved so many of the shows I've been in.  A few notable one…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Review Roundup: MISS YOU LIKE HELL at the Public Theater by Review Roundups

The Public Theater Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis Executive Director, Patrick Willingham presents the New York premiere of Miss You Like Hell. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegria Hudes, …

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Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of MISS YOU LIKE HELL by Jennifer Broski

The Public TheaterArtistic Director,Oskar Eustis Executive Director,Patrick Willingham presents the New York premiere ofMiss You Like Hell. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegria Hudes, musi…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

IMPRESSIONS: Urban Bush Women's Hair Parties at the 92Y at Harkness Dance Festival by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Urban Bush Women's Hair Parties at the 92Y at Harkness Dance Festival, "Urban Bush Women presents Hair Parties, an evening of storytelling, dance, and spirited conversation…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Obituaries: Five Easy Pieces Actor Susan Anspach Dies at 75

Anspach played Sheila in the 1967 off-Broadway production of Hair.

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‘Kindness & compassion towards each other is fundamental’: Interview with… Rasheeda Speaking director Jonathan O’Boyle by Featured Content

Ahead of the UK premiere this month at the West End's Trafalgar Studios, Love London Love Culture's Emma Clarendon catches up with director Jonathan O’Boyle, whose other recent work includ…

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Stuff matters: designers pushing boundaries

Human hair, dust and manure are among the materials being embraced by a generation of designers who are using technology to get serious about sustainability

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Review: A Series of Triumphs and Choices by Michael Block

By Michael BlockAngels in America is a masterpiece. The script that is. Tony Kushner has crafted a Pulitzer Prize winning text that some would categorize as a Shakespeare of our generation. …

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That Time He Got Naked in Hair, Why Audiences Will Love Tootsie & More Takeaways from The Band's Visit Music Man David Yazbek on Show People by

After penning the scores to musicals like The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and now the widely acclaimed The Band's Visit, three-time Ton…

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Spring Awakening review – feverish teens blast out furious anthems by Lyn Gardner

Hope Mill, ManchesterThis rock-musical version of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 play about sex, abortion, abuse and depression has some great tunes but never quite fliesHope Mill has staged one mo…

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