Friday, April 20, 2018

Josh Stamberg to Star as Arthur Miller in Bio-Play Fall at Huntington Theatre Company by Andy Lefkowitz

Huntington Theatre Company has announced casting for the Boston premiere of Fall, a play by journalist Bernard Weinraub about the life of iconic playwright Arthur Miller. The company will be…

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Josh Stamberg to Star as Arthur Miller in World Premiere Play Fall at Huntington Theatre Company by Andy Lefkowitz

Boston's Huntington Theatre Company has announced casting for the world premiere of Fall, a play by journalist Bernard Weinraub about the life of iconic playwright Arthur Miller. The com…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Tribeca Film, Patti Smith, “King Lear” by Mark Beech

The New York performing-arts calendar this week includes the continuing Tribeca Film Festival, with a show by Patti Smith and her band. It’s your last chance to see “Yerma,” with Billi…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

It’s the look of love: @RufusHound & #RobertaTaylor join @katkingsley in #DustyMusical as new images revealed

Jonathan Harvey’s new musical about the life of Dusty Springfield has its world premiere in June 2018 before touring – watch Katherine Kingsley transform into Dusty in a special behind-t…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Jerry Saltz, New York and Vulture Art Critic, Wins Pulitzer Prize by The Editors

We at New York Magazine (and thus Vulture) have known for a long time that Jerry Saltz, our art critic since 2006, is a unique and brilliant writer. He’s the art world’s great explainer,…

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Dusty The New Dusty Springfield Musical Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Dusty, a new musical based on the life of legendary performer Dusty Springfield is to tour in 2018. Written by Jonathan Harvey, Dusty the Dusty Springfield musical tour will …

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‘Peepshow’ declares women aren’t tolerating the Harvey Weinsteins anymore by Peter Marks

A politically minded interactive troupe takes on male objectification and mistreatment.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

As Cannes Begins, It Does So Without Netflix - And With Few Films Directed By Women by Artsjournal2

Oh, Thierry Frémaux, did you really say this? You did. "Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux remarked at a news conference Thursday morning that the world 'will never be the same again…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

A Letter to Harvey Milk – The Musical by Sandi Durell

    by Carole Di Tosti   Harvey Milk needs no introduction.As the first openly gay political official (Board Supervisor) in San Francisco, Milk bravely took a stand for the LG…

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Spend a Two-Show Day at A Letter to Harvey Milk Musical by Hannah Vine

Julia Knitel shows us what it’s like to do a double-duty day at the Acorn Theatre.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Review: Royal Shakespeare Company’s King Lear by Jonathan Mandell

King Lear begins with a foolish ruler swayed by flattery, and ends with what Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Greg Doran calls “a strange, profound unease.” Shakespeare’s tr…

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King Lear at BAM: Review and pics by New York Theater

“King Lear” begins with a foolish ruler swayed by flattery, and ends with what Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Greg Doran calls “a strange, profound unease.” Shakespeare…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

How Houston Ballet Kept Going And Got Its Season Onstage After Hurricane Harvey by Artsjournal1

"Reality set in when news broke that the damage to the Wortham Center turned out to be much worse than first anticipated. The artistic and administrative team found out that the floodwaters …

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Theater News: Full Casting Announced for Broadway Transfer of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song

Ward Horton, Roxanna Hope Radja, and more will reprise their roles with Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl.

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Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, Starring Michael Urie, Completes Broadway Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming main-stem transfer of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, starring Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl. The work will play its original Broadway h…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Preps for An Alan Menken Tribute with a Disney Villain Classic! by Stage Tube

This month, Carnegie Hall and the New York POPS will salute composing legend, Alan Menken. Check out video from Harvey Fierstein's rehearsal for the event as he takes on a Disney villain cla…

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Class Notes: From “A Letter To Harvey Milk,” Adam Heller by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Adam Heller from “A Letter To Harvey Milk,” playing off-Broadway at The Acorn Theatre. Class Notes actively covers New York…

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Watch Wayne Brady, David Cook, and Kirstin Maldonado Perform a Kinky Boots Medley by Andrew Gans

Tony winners Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein also spoke about the creation of the hit musical on Megyn Kelly Today.

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VIDEO: Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of KINKY BOOTS On NBC's THE TODAY SHOW by TV News Desk

Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, who talk about teaming up on the Tony-winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots, now marking five years on Broadway. Lauper reminisce…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

In the Heights Film Reverts Back to Lin-Manuel Miranda & Quiara Alegría Hudes Amid Weinstein Bankruptcy by

The long-gestating film adaptation of 2008 Tony-winning musical In the Heights has been freed from the recently bankrupt Weinstein Company, reports Deadline. The property has been retur…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes Regain In the Heights Movie Rights From Weinstein Co. by Adam Hetrick

The creators called for the studio to release rights to the film in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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Kirstin Maldonado Extends Her Broadway-Debut Run in Kinky Boots by Andy Lefkowitz

Kirstin Maldonado is sticking around at Price & Sons! The Pentatonix singer has extended her run as Lauren in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots. Originally slated to play an engagemen…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Michael Urie & Torch Song Earn 2018 Lortel Nominations; Billy Crudup, Ashley Park & More Honored by Andy Lefkowitz

The Off-Broadway League has announced nominations in 19 categories for the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring outstanding achievement off-Broadway. Notable nominees include Second S…

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Kinky Boots Turns Five by Mark A. Robinson

Kinky Boots, the long-running musical with a score by Cyndi Lauper and book by Harvey Fierstein, has reached a milestone. On April 4, the musical will celebrate its 5th Anniversary at Broadw…

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KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 5 Years On Broadway Today by BroadwayWorld

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig are thrilled to announce today that the hit musical Kinky Boots celebrates its five-year anniversary on Broadway on Wednesday, April 4 at the …

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Harvey Granat on Fred Astaire: The Composer’s Singer by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   Harvey Granat began a new season of his midday Songs and Stories at the 92nd Street Y with a salute to the incomparable Fred Astaire. Author/journalist Will Fried…

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Ellen Harvey and Tally Sessions Open Sweeney Todd at Kansas City Rep by Adam Hetrick

Chris McCarrell and Emily Shackelford are also featured in the production that officially opens March 30.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Alik by Vanessa Cate

Alik Reviewed by Lara J. Altunian Elysium Conservatory Theatre Through March 30  RECOMMENDED Julio Vera’s Alik dives into the background of the assassin of John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Opera Forward Festival, Amsterdam — grief, loss and a baroque Harvey Weinstein

The second edition of the festival chooses a safer path with Henze, Bernstein, MacMillan and Landi

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

How The Women Of The Me Too Movement Are Fighting Their Way Back Into Hollywood by Artsjournal2

The women who say Harvey Weinstein first molested or raped them and then ruined their careers are fighting back and getting somewhere in Hollywood again, sometimes decades after he took them…

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

A Letter to Harvey Milk ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons Despite its somewhat misleading title, A Letter to Harvey Milk is not about the gay activist who was shot and killed in San Francisco by Dan White. Although Milk does m…

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