Thursday, February 23, 2017

Game of Thrones Star Conleth Hill on His Leap to London’s Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Matt Wolf

Conleth Hill may be best known as the manipulative eunuch Lord Varys on the international TV hit Game of Thrones, but the gifted Northern Irish actor has two Olivier Awards and a 2001 Tony n…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

More cast announced as Melbourne Season of The Bodyguard confirmed by Arts Review

Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost have announced that the Melbourne season of the international award-winning hit musical The Bodyguard will play at the Regent Theatre fr…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

OTHER WORLD Presents Industry Reading in NYC Featuring Ryan Andes, Max William Bartos, Shonica Gooden and More by BroadwayWorld

An invitation-only reading of the new musical Other World will take place on Thursday, March 9 230pm and Friday, March 10 1100am at the Lyric Theatre Studios Lyric Theatre - Studio A, 214 We…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Will Cast Its Spell on Broadway in Winter 2018; Auditions Underway! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR will be vacating Broadway's Lyric Theatre for renovations commencing in May 2017, and rumor has it that producers Sonia Fried…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Powder Her Face review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘snappy and stylish’ by Jane Coyle

Little about Margaret, Duchess of Argyll was in moderation. Beautiful, wealthy, flamboyant, sexually voracious, she was the epitome of upper class 1930s

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Rosemary Jenkinson named Belfast Lyric’s artist-in-residence by Michael Quinn

Playwright Rosemary Jenkinson has been appointed artist-in-residence at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. The writer, who was born in Belfast, succeeds composer

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Friday, January 13, 2017

From Whiskey to the U.S. Constitution, Paramour's Jeremy Kushnier Reveals Five Favorite Backstage Items by Broadway.com

Stage fave Jeremy Kushnier invites us into his dressing room at the Lyric Theatre to share five items he keeps backstage at Paramour.

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Ladies in Black review: a light show, but full of evolving feeling by Cassie Tongue

Lyric theatre, SydneyMusical by Carolyn Burns and Tim Finn, based on Madeleine St John’s 1993 novel, studies mid-century women working in fictional department storeMid-century Australia: a…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Top Picks of the 2017 Sydney Festival by Arts Review

An annual cultural celebration that transforms the Harbour City every January, Wesley Enoch’s inaugural program for the 2017 Sydney Festival features a renewed focus on theatre and d…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Ladies in Black by Arts Review

Following its previous critically acclaimed seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne, Queensland Theatre’s Helpmann-Award winning musical, Ladies in Black is preparing for its premiere in…

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical completes a triumphant Sydney season by Arts Review

The curtain has fallen on the World Premiere season of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical at the Sydney Lyric Theatre and producer John Frost is fielding offers for future productio…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Closes In On Broadway, Now That Cirque Is Leaving by Erik Pedersen

The Wizarding World in headed for the Great White Way. The same day Cirque du Soleil said its big-budget Paramour will end its run at the Lyric Theatre in April, word surfaces that London s…

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NEWS: Cursed Child will get Broadway premiere at ATG’s transformed Lyric Theatre by Press Releases

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, with J.K. Rowling, have confirmed they are in exclusive talks with The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) to bring the London hit to The Lyric Theat…

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Waves Wand at the Lyric for Broadway Bow by BroadwayWorld

As reported earlier today, Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR will be vacating Broadway's Lyric Theatre for renovations commencing in May 2017. And it turns there are some other - more magical - re…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Bow on Broadway in 2018 by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Ready to #KeepTheSecrets, America? The inevitable transfer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin performances on Broadway in spring 2018. The play, which runs in repertory in two …

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Advances Broadway Plans

Producers of the two-part play, a smash hit on London's West End, are in negotiations to open a New York production in spring 2018 in the refurbished Lyric Theatre. read more

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Theater News: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child May Take Over Broadway's Renovated Lyric Theatre

The magical play will get a tailor-made Broadway home.

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is coming to Broadway by Morgan Greene

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will fly into New York next season, the New York Post reported Thursday. The London hit is expected to open on Broadway in the spring of 2018. The two-…

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‘Harry Potter’ has a Broadway theater for 2018 by Michael Riedel

Harry Potter waved his magic wand — and a Broadway theater everybody hates will be home to a show everybody loves. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” a runaway hit in London, will op…

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Broadway Shocker: Cirque Du Soleil’s ‘Paramour’ To Close At Lyric by Jeremy Gerard

UPDATE, 1:30 PM with more information throughout: Paramour, the first show developed by the Montreal-based behemoth Cirque du Soleil specifically for Broadway, will shutter April 16 at the …

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Cirque du Soleil's Paramour Looks to Relocate After Lyric Theatre Closes for Renovations by Broadway.com

Due to upcoming renovations at the Lyric Theatre, the high-flying Paramour will play its final performance in the massive Ambassador Theatre Group venue on April 16, 2017. The Cirque du Sole…

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Theater News: Cirque du Soleil Paramour to Leave the Lyric Theatre Due to Renovations

Broadway's original Cirque show searches for a new home.

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PARAMOUR Will Soar to Another Venue as Broadway's Lyric Theatre Begins Renovations by BroadwayWorld

Ambassador Theatre Grouphas announced that the Lyric Theatre 213 West 42nd Street will close temporarily, beginning May 2017, to undergo renovations. Cirque du Soleil Paramour will continue …

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

News: Atlanta Lyric Theatre artistic director Brandt Blocker resigns to move to Hong Kong by Scott Freeman

Brandt Blocker, the long-time Atlanta Lyric Theatre managing artistic director, has resigned his position and plans to move to Hong Kong in January.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

2016 Rob Guest Endowment Award Winners Announced by Arts Review

The winner of the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment Award was announced last night at a thrilling Grand Final Concert at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Competing against five other outstanding Semi-Finali…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

NEWS: Sally Dexter & Clive Carter join all-star New Songs 4 New Shows concert, 28 Nov by Press Releases

Final casting has now been announced for NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS, which runs for one night only at the West End's Lyric Theatre on Monday 28 November. Olivier Award winner Sally Dexter and Cli…

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Friday, October 28, 2016

NEWS: Mel Giedroyc & Caroline Quentin join all-star New Songs 4 New Shows concert by Press Releases

NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS will give the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musicals in a one-off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenu…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Review: Lyric Theatre’s version of “A Chorus Line” surprisingly bland and fails to pop to life by Andrew Alexander and Jim Farmer

It’s one of the most beloved musicals of all time, both a nine-time Tony Award winner and the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize. Atlanta Lyric Theatre -- the area’s only company dedicated to…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Three Sisters review – uneasy Troubles overshadow family woes by Helen Meany

Lyric theatre, Belfast Lucy Caldwell freights her well-observed Chekhov adaptation with the tensions of 1990s Belfast, adding to the siblings’ sense of stifled isolation “We can’t sta…

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

All-Star Cast to Perform NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS at Lyric Theatre Gala 28/11 by BroadwayWorld

The Great British Bake OffhostMELGIEDROYCjoins the star studded cast ofNEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWSgiving the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musical…

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Shopping and F**king, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, review: A high-energy, go-for-broke production by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Too often the performances feel like frenetic demonstrations rather than lived experience

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