Monday, September 26, 2016

Bruce Springsteen Opens Up in ‘Born to Run’ Memoir: Review by Mark Beech

For all the critical acclaim, Bruce Springsteen remains remarkably modest amid his battles, his demons and insecurities. The singer-songwriter, now 67, lays some of his struggles bare for th…

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda on his Broadway smash: ‘Hamilton is from the school of Eminem’ by Emma Brockes

The creator ​of ​the hit musical, ​whose fans range from Barack Obama to Salman Rushdie​, reveals how​ ​mixtapes, hip-hop​ and America’s founding fathers inspired himOn a hot…

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 876: Laura Rohrman by Adam Szymkowicz

Laura RohrmanHometown:  Penngrove, California Current Town: New York City Q:  Tell me about your upcoming show: A:  I have two upcoming shows in New York City this fall. …

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Descending into the Abyss – Hit The Body Alarm by Sandi Durell

      By Marcina Zaccaria   Winsome Brown has an imperious presence and light, red hair, tousled like a serpent. With the fortitude to release the word, her mastery of th…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Happy Things! Broadway Balances America Invites You to Fly Behind the Scenes of Finding Neverland by Ryan Gilbert

Dreams do come true! Broadway Balances America, the special six-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continues its third season on September 26 (the episode will r…

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Will Swenson, Ryan Silverman and More Join Melissa Errico in 'FUNNY!' Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Will Swenson LES MISERABLES, Hair, Disaster and Ryan Silverman Side Show, Cry-Baby, Chicago and The Met Opera's Richard Troxell will guest star with Tony Award-nominated singer am…

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Robert Creighton on a Tough Guy Who Can Dance in Cagney & Why It's the Role He Was Born to Play by

Triple threat Robert Creighton reveals why he was born to play James Cagney in Cagney, the bio-musical he co-created. Find out more about hair dye, tap shoes, bullies and how to stand if you…

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Photo Flash: AIP Connects to a Higher Power, PHANTOM Says Farewell to a Friend, and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup Today's edition featu…

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Lisa Dwan: ‘Beckett made these wounds universal’ by Belinda McKeon

As her new play No’s Knife, adapted from a number of Samuel Beckett’s prose pieces, opens at the Old Vic, Lisa Dwan talks to Belinda McKeon about the danger of politicising work for your…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Laura Wade: ‘It’s the last time they can let their hair down’ by Emine Saner

Laura Wade’s play Posh ushered in the Tory government in 2010. Is the film version, The Riot Club, here to bury the Bullingdon boys’ era of inequality? She tells Emine Saner how she got …

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A Streetcar Named Desire, National Theatre, London by Michael Billington

National Theatre, LondonYou can see Tennessee Williams's Blanche DuBois in one of two ways: as an embodiment of the poetic spirit destroyed by crude reality or as a southern snob tragically …

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Will Swenson, Ryan Silverman and More to Join Melissa Errico in 'FUNNY!' at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Will Swenson LES MISERABLES, Hair, Disaster andRyan Silverman Side Show, Cry-Baby, Chicago and The Met Opera's Richard Troxell will guest star with Tony Award-nominated singer amp…

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Review: “Weird Al” Yankovic at Wolf Trap by Emily Gilson

“All bets are off,” says Wolf Trap’s website, when “Weird Al” Yankovic, King of Parody, takes over the concert hall. Absolutely anything can happen. 35 years on, the polka-dancing,…

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A Wild Encounter with Jill Soloway, Sandra Bernhard, and Kathryn Hahn by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoTransparentAmazonnew york cityNightlifeTheater & DanceNYFWMichael MustoLeft to right: Brian Belovitch, Kathryn Hahn, Jill Soloway, Michael Musto, Eileen Myles I was having a…

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PUNK PLAY – Southwark Playhouse by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

We are in what appears to be an attic room – a teenager’s haven. Throughout the play it refashioned itself into a stage, a roller rink and a place of dreams and nightmares. This is Micke…

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Uchenna Dance - THE HEAD WRAP DIARIES - Announces Autumn Tour Dates by BroadwayWorld

Uchenna Dance's THE HEAD WRAP DIARIES Autumn tour rolls out to London this month, followed by Salford in October. The 60-minute dance theatre production, performed by three fierce, clever an…

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Mauricio Perez on Performing at House Parties, the Secret to Jersey Boys' Perfect Hair & More! by

Age: 31 Hometown: Miami, FL Current Role: Pérez takes on the role of Frankie Valli, the Four Seasons frontman with that signature falsetto, in the Tony-winning musical Jer…

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Alice Ripley, Lilli Cooper & More to Introduce 2016 Jonathan Larson Award Winner at Joe's Pub by BroadwayWorld

Introducing 2016 Jonathan Larson Award Winner Sam Salmond with a sneak peek at musicals in development, performed by a cast of Broadway's best including Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley NEXT T…

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Friday, September 2, 2016

Final Bow: Final Bow: Fun Home's Emily Skeggs on Her "Days and Days" as Medium Alison

Making political statements in both song and hair from her time as an off-Broadway understudy to a Tony nominee.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Unseen Kate Bush Photos Emerge After 30 Years: Guido Harari Interview by Mark Beech

Kate Bush gets dressed up as an astronaut. Then she bounces crazily on a trampoline, like a naughty little girl, before cracking up laughing. Later she takes a snooze backstage, her hair in …

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Off-Broadway Review: A Day By the Sea by Lauren Yarger

Katie Firth, Jill Tanner, Kylie McVey, Polly McKie, Athan Sporek, Philip Goodwin, Julian Elfer, Curzon Dobell, and George Morfogen. Photo: Richard Termine.A Slow, Very Slow, Long Day by…

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Tim Minchin, Gilded Balloon by Phil Daoust

Gilded BalloonTim Minchin - winner of the Melbourne comedy festival's director's choice award - arrives in Edinburgh trailing cloudlets of glory. The Australian comedian/ musician is popular…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Morality by John Simon

Clearly, justice must be the same for all, but is this not true also of morality? Yet for some people, under certain circumstances, this is hardly the case. There exist certain persons by wh…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Mormon Star Nic Rouleau on Why He Deserves a Trophy, That Time He Had Plastic Hair & Switching Lives with Gavin Creel by

Nic Rouleau, the long-running star of The Book of Mormon, chats about his five-years in the sold-out hit musical, his previous gig on the Disney Cruise Line, his bestie Ben Platt and more.

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Harrison Knights, trans musical-theatre actor: 'I just couldn't play female roles' by Kate Lyons

One of the first young transgender performers in UK musical theatre talks about singing in the gender-bending first world war show Brass and the support of his parents who are both priestsWh…

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Review: Once Upon a Time... by Michael Block

By Kaila M. StokesLittle Stories is a breath of fresh air in regards to comedic folklore in NYC. The plot was interesting from the description so one had high hopes. The show began with a mi…

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Love is in the Air: Broadway Stars Christine Dwyer and Matt DeAngelis are Engaged! by BroadwayWorld

There must be something in the water over on 8th avenuejust days after fan favorites, Tony-nominated Director Michael Arden and Andy Mientus Deaf West's Spring Awakening, SMASH tied the knot…

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Trolling Time with...Nicholas Cocchetto by Michael Block

Name: Nicholas CocchettoHometown: Arkport, NYEducation: BFA Drama from Niagara University, certificate from Stella Adler Studios, Rockwell Scholar at Primary StagesWho do you play in The Ill…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

'Stranger Things' pulls Ravenswood actor into its orbit by Morgan Greene

The waiter does a double take when he gets to our table at the Heartland Cafe in Rogers Park and sees a 20-something guy with Ray-Bans nestled in his untamed, wavy hair. "Have you been here …

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Counting Sheep: the polyphonic protest show that puts you inside Kiev's Maidan by Mark Fisher

Using folk singing, found footage and a revolutionary interactive staging, Marichka Kudriavtseva and Mark Marczyk’s ‘guerrilla folk opera’ throws Edinburgh audiences into the heart of …

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Sex, pandas and Boris Johnson’s hair – the best jokes from Edinburgh festival by Guardian Stage

These are the funniest lines we’ve heard so far from this year’s standup shows‘Surely every car is a people carrier?’: 10 funniest jokes at the fringe in 2015Just switched from eatin…

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