Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Judy Kuhn, Rema Webb, More Join Kennedy Center's Footloose by Ryan McPhee

The Washington, D.C. staging will star the previously announced J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, and Rebecca Luker.

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An Enemy of the People review – Ibsen told as Scandi-noir with Alex Kingston by Mark Lawson

Nottingham PlayhouseSet in a contemporary Norwegian town, the classic is reworked by Rebecca Lenkiewicz to chime with Brexit divisions An accidental trilogy of updatings of Ibsen plays by fe…

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An Enemy of the People review at Nottingham Playhouse – ‘shrewdly judged update’ by Rosemary Waugh

“Lunatic”, “insane”, “mad” – synonyms for crazy pop up regularly in Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s version of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People.

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Understudy Melissa Jacques lands main role in Everybody's Talking About Jamie

It has just been announced that after more than a year of understudying the role of Margaret New in Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Melissa Jacques is set to take over the role full time be…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Meet The UK’s New Minister For Arts by Artsjournal

The MP for Faversham and Mid Kent replaces Rebecca Pow, who held the role for only four months. Pow is moving to a position in the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Hel…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Production news round-up: Thriller Live to close in West End and Rebecca Frecknall to direct Duchess of Malfi at Almeida by Giverny Masso

This week’s production news includes an announcement that Rebecca Frecknall will direct a new production of The Duchess of Malfi at the

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Sam Tutty to Star in London's Dear Evan Hansen; Lauren Ward & More Complete the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is here for the highly anticipated West End transfer of the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen. The previously announced production will begin previews on October 29 and …

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MEET THE 2019 NOMINEES: Mary, Mary by [email protected] (ariel Estrada)

MARY, MARY By Jean Kerr Directed by Shay Gines Produced by Retro Productions NOMINATED FOR Outstanding Set Design - Jack & Rebecca Cunningham Outstanding Costume Design - Ben Philipp O…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Helen Whately appointed new culture minister by Georgia Snow

Helen Whately has been appointed as the government’s new arts minister, replacing Rebecca Pow. Pow held the role for just four months,

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NEWS: Rebecca Frecknall directs Lydia Wilson in The Duchess of Malfi at the Almeida Theatre by Press Releases

The Almeida Theatre has announced that associate director Rebecca Frecknall’s new production of John Webster’s revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi will star Lydia Wilson in the title ro…

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Rebecca Frecknall to direct The Duchess of Malfi starring Lydia Wilson by Ruth Comerford

Rebecca Frecknall is to direct a new production of The Duchess of Malfi at the Almeida Theatre. The title role will be

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Talking climate change and experimental theatre with Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen by Gabi Bergman

The world is falling apart. Do we care? We are currently in the midst of a huge environmental crisis. But where do we start? What are we, as individuals supposed to do? This is the question …

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, and Rebecca Luker Will Lead FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center

Everybody cut Footloose! The Kennedy Center presents an all-new, semi-staged concert production of everyone's favorite rock'n'roll musical. Featuring an Oscar®- and Tony®-nominated top 40 …

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Solea Pfeiffer & Maia Reficco to Share Title Role in Evita at New York City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco will split the role of Eva Perón in New York City Center's upcoming special gala staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning musical Evita. T…

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J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park & Rebecca Luker to Lead Footloose at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

The Kennedy Center has announced principal casting for its upcoming staging of the beloved 1998 musical Footloose. The previously announced production, directed by original Broadway helmer …

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J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park, and Rebecca Luker to Star in Footloose at Kennedy Center by Ryan McPhee

The musical heads to Washington, D.C., as part of the company’s Broadway Center Stage series.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

59E59 Theater's Fall Season Taps Kathleen Chalfant, an Albert Einstein Musical, and More by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee will star as Emily Dickinson's posthumous editor, Mabel Loomis Todd, in Rebecca Gilman's A Woman of the World.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Poll: Do you think there is too much belting in musical theatre? by The Stage

Last week, musical star Rebecca Caine criticised a trend for belting in musical theatre, claiming it has led to a “generic sound”

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Friday, August 30, 2019

A Linguist Makes The Case For The Use(fulness) Of The Word ‘Like’ by Artsjournal1

Language acquisition professor Rebecca Woods assembled what linguists call a corpus (“a representative sample of language as used by certain speakers”) from a BBC show (the makeup compet…

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Moulin Rouge! by Billboard

The explosive new musical's stars — Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo and Sahr Ngaujah — talk to Rebecca about how their show is changing the way pop music is used on Broadway. For information…

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Thursday, August 29, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Rebecca Caine: Trend for belting in musical theatre has created a more generic sound by Matthew Hemley

Musical theatre star Rebecca Caine has claimed that a “fashion for belting” has led to a more generic sound in shows. Caine,

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
Friday, August 23, 2019

Comfort Reading: In Defense Of Returning To The Same Book Over And Over by Artsjournal1

Rebecca Jennings — who confesses to having read each of the Harry Potter books at least ten times and insists she’s “not advocating for laziness” — points to research on “repeate…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, More Celebrate Oklahoma! Cast Recording Release August 22 by Andrew Gans

The Barnes & Noble event features performances and a CD signing.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

MEET THE 2019 NOMINEES: Real by [email protected] (ariel Estrada)

Real By Rodrigo Nogueira Directed by Erin Ortman Presented by Rodrigo Nogueira in association with The Tank with support from Torn Page and Group.Br NOMINATED FOR: Outstanding Lighting Des…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood review at Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh – ‘upbeat but unfocused tribute show’ by Paul Vale

This is Rebecca Perry’s third visit to the fringe and may be better known to some as the Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl. This

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Barry Manilow's Harmony Set for New York Debut at the Museum of Jewish Heritage by Lindsey Sullivan

Harmony, Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's long-gestating original musical, has a New York premiere date on the books. According to The New York Post, the production is scheduled to begin p…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

A rum sort of show: Sh!t Theatre turn bad news into art with alcohol by Kate Wyver

Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole’s latest show started off exploring Brexit, then turned darker. No wonder they hand beer to the audience and down shots on stage To try and win the lo…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Reveals Her Killer Björk Impression & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Rebecca Naomi Jones in Oklahoma! (Photo by Little Fang)Known for electric performances in Passing Strange, American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Murder Ballad, Rebecca Naomi Jones …

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