Thursday, July 28, 2016

Not So Nice, These Ones: An Erik Patterson World Premiere at Echo Theater Company by Michael Van Duzer

by MICHAEL VAN DUZER Patterson’s plays have been called dark, provocative, edgy, and disturbing. Though, typically not in the same sentence. All of these adjectives remain apt in descr…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER by BroadwayWorld TV

Next up at Encores Off-Center is Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. The first musical written by the blockbuster team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, the Off-Center production w…

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tony Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry Joins Oprah Winfrey in HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by TV News Desk

According to BlackFilm, Tony winner and Hamilton star Renee Elise Goldsberry will join previously announced Oprah Winfrey in HBO Films' THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, based on Rebecca…

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Odds & Ends: Renee Elise Goldsberry to Star Opposite Oprah, Will Chase Tapped for HBO Porn Drama & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today. Renée Elise Goldsberry to Star Opposite Oprah Werk! Renée Elise Goldsberry has landed yet another screen…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

BWW TV: Next Up at Encores! Off-Center... Preview Menken & Ashman's First Musical, GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER by BroadwayWorld TV

Next up atEncores Off-Center is Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. The first musical written by the blockbuster team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, the Off-Center production wi…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Alan Menken-Howard Ashman Musical Mr. Rosewater Available for Licensing by Adam Hetrick

The musical is getting a high-profile NY concert revival with James Earl Jones, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Santino Fontana.

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Rebecca Kane Burton Goes from The O2 to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Theatres by BroadwayWorld

Really Useful Theatres 'RUT' is very pleased to announce that with effect from 1st September 2016 Rebecca Kane Burton, currently Vice President and General Manager of The O2 in London, will …

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Rebecca Kane Burton joins Really Useful Theatres as managing director by Matthew Hemley

Andrew Lloyd Webber has appointed Rebecca Kane Burton as the new managing director of his theatres operation. Burton joins Really Useful Theatres

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

The tills are alive … theatres cash in as audiences rediscover love for musicals by Sarah Hughes

Driven by the game-changing hip-hop history of Hamilton, musical theatre is enjoying a renaissance on Broadway, US television and even in HollywoodRebecca Bunch, the heroine of US television…

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Kecia Lewis & Rebecca Naomi Jones to Star in Marie and Rosetta by Tristan Halstead

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere of George Brant’s play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Broadway stars Kecia Lewis and Rebecca Naomi Jones. The play ce…

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Friday, July 15, 2016

HRC's Candace Gingrich—Newt's Lesbian Genderqueer Sis—on the Hideous Trump Ticket by Jesse Steinbach

Michael Musto2016 ElectionLarry KramerMichael MustoPhoto of Candace Gingrich courtesy of HRC/Photos of Donald Trump & Newt Gingrich by Gage Skidmore Donald Trump had reportedly narrowed …

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Kecia Lewis & Rebecca Naomi Jones Will Lead?MARIE AND ROSETTA at Atlantic Theater Company by BroadwayWorld

Atlantic Theater CompanyNeil Pepe, Artistic DirectorJeffory Lawson, Managing Director is proud to announce thatKecia LewisMother Courage,Once on This Island andRebecca Naomi JonesAmerican Id…

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Kecia Lewis & Rebecca Naomi Jones to Headline George Brant’s Marie and Rosetta Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) will star in the world premiere of George Brant’s play with music,…

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Theater News: Kecia Lewis and Rebecca Naomi Jones to Costar in Marie and Rosetta

George Brant presents the world premiere of his new play with music at Atlantic Theater Company.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Arielle Jacobs, Rebecca Luker, Jason Forbach and More Featured on OVERTURE Album by BroadwayWorld

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtistoday further announced an array of Broadway and West End names who will feature on their OVERTUREalbum.

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Updated July 12, 2016: On Parenting and a Play: Director Shirley Serotsky Talks About ‘Another Way Home’ at Theater J by John Stoltenberg

I have admired Shirley Serotsky’s work as a director on such shows as Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy at Theater J in 2014 and Rapture, Blister, Burn at Round House Theatre in 2015. Shirley also se…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Photo Flash: Rebecca Naomi Jones, Wendell Pierce & More Lead WTF's World Premiere of COST OF LIVING by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre Festival opens The Nikos Stage season with the world premiere of Martyna Majok's play COST OF LIVING, which concluded its run last night, July 10. Check out a look at th…

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‘Power of Punctuation’ Opens Friday at Davenport Theatre by #cota

For 11 performances only, the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street) will play home to the New York premiere of Natalie Margolin’s new play, The Power of Punctuation, produced by Ma…

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Rebecca Baumann: Colour, movement and time by Arts Review

As part of its WA Focus Series, the Art Gallery of Western Australia presents new work by talented young artist Rebecca Baumann, who has recently returned to Perth from an artistic residenc…

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

COMPANY • Insight Theatre Company by Andrea

When Company opened in 1970, it was considered a “concept musical.” Abandoning a linear narrative, its vignettes center around a milestone birthday for Robert, a single guy living in New…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Present Laughter review – Coward revival glosses over charmless snobbery by Lyn Gardner

Theatre Royal, Bath Sparkling bons mots and Samuel West’s fine performance as a self-obsessed matinee idol fail to disguise the deep unpleasantness of this farceBath’s annual summer love…

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Theater News: James Earl Jones, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and More Join God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

Santino Fontana and Skylar Astin lead the Encores! Off-Center production if this musical based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut.

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James Earl Jones Joins God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Olivia Clement

Joining the previously announced Skylar Astin and Santino Fontana, will also be Rebecca Naomi Jones and Kate Wetherhead.

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James Earl Jones & More Join Santino Fontana, Skylar Astin for Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater at City Center by Ryan McPhee

Stage and screen legend James Earl Jones has joined the cast of God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater as part of New York City Center Encores!’ Off-Center series. The roster also includes the p…

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James Earl Jones, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kate Wetherhead & More Join Cast of Encores! Off-Center's GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER by BroadwayWorld

New York City Center today announced casting for the Encores Off-Center production of Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. The first musical written by the blockbuster team of Howar…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

New Yiddish Rep Presents Reading of Banned Lesbian Romance, GOD OF VENGEANCE by Michael Dale

The play that was censored from Broadway in 1923 was the subject of Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's drama, INDECENT.

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They Got Rhythm! Meet the 'S Wonderful Dancers of Broadway's An American in Paris by Lindsey Sullivan

In 1951, Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron danced and dazzled across the silver screen as their characters Jerry Mulligan and Lise Bouvier fell in love in the City of Light. Almost 65 years later,…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bryan Batt, Josh Young & More Tapped for Grey Gardens, Starring Betty Buckley by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway vets Bryan Batt (Saturday Night Fever) and Josh Young (Amazing Grace) will join the previously reported Betty Buckley and Rachel York in Grey Gardens at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Direct…

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Drew Lichtenberg and Rebecca Ende Found the Right Balance by American Theatre Editors

The literary manager and managing director complement each other in work and life.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Spotlight On...Ran Levy by Michael Block

Name: Ran LevyHometown: Grew up both in San Diego and Israel. By the time I was twenty I had moved so often that it’s hard to think about a place I can truly call my “hometown”.Educati…

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On Parenting and a Play: Director Shirley Serotsky Talks About ‘Another Way Home’ at Theater J by John Stoltenberg

I have admired Shirley Serotsky’s work as a director on such shows as Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy at Theater J in 2014 and Rapture, Blister, Burn at Round House Theatre in 2015. Shirley also se…

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