Friday, September 22, 2017

Beau Willimon's The Parisian Woman, Starring Uma Thurman, Delays Start Date by Lindsey Sullivan

The Parisian Woman has pushed its first preview to November 9. The Beau Willimon-penned play was originally scheduled to begin performances on November 7. The revised performance schedule wi…

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Theater News: Casting Announced for Project Shaw's Captain Brassbound's Conversion

Rebecca Luker, Max von Essen, Tony Sheldon, and more will participate in a rare concert staging of George Bernard Shaw's comedy.

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Rebecca Luker, Max von Essen, Tony Sheldon Set for Reading of Captain Brassbound's Conversion by Andrew Gans

David Staller will direct the evening for the Project Shaw series.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose, Storm Lever & More to Bring Some 'Hot Stuff' to Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by

Beloved Tony winner LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever will be the three actresses playing the undisputed Queen of Disco in the world premiere musical Summer: The Donna Summer Musi…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little by (ken Simon)

Book by Paul ZindelDirected by Shay GinesProduced by Retro ProductionsNominations: Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Innovative Design: Sara Slagle; Outstanding Actor in a Featured …

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Blind Date’s Rebecca Northan takes her new genre in mysterious new direction with Undercover by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Having pioneered a new genre — spontaneous theatre — Rebecca Northan swaps romance for Agatha Christie-style mystery.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Cabaret At The End Of The World by (ken Simon)

Written by Melody BatesDirected by Joan JubettProduced by Hard Sparks in association with IRT TheaterNominations: Outstanding Choreography: Hettie Barnhill; Outstanding Sound Design: John Sa…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Moira Buffini’s ‘Dinner’ at the Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

Sydney Opera House presents British playwright Moira Buffini’s “Dinner,” directed by Imara Savage and designed by Elizabeth Gadsby. Savage and Gadsby are Sydney Theatre Company re…

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Review: ‘Souvenir, A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins’ at Walnut Street Theatre Independence Studio on 3 by Neal Newman

How is theatre superior to film or TV? What special magic is found in live performance? This question is superbly answered in Souvenir, A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, Ste…

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Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman On Why Time and the Conways Was the Perfect Next Project by Olivia Clement

After winning the Tony Award for her Broadway debut with 2017’s Indecent, the director finds modern meaning in this timeless revival.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Time and the Conways, with Elizabeth McGovern, Gabriel Ebert, Anna Camp & More, Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

J.B. Priestley's 1938 play Time and the Conways returns to Broadway by way of the American Airlines Theatre on September 14, in a new production directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taic…

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Time and the Conways Begins on Broadway September 14 by Olivia Clement

The Roundabout production, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman, stars Elizabeth McGovern.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Starring Elizabeth McGovern, Starts Tomorrow on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman Indecent. Time and the Conways returns to …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Zainab Jah & More to Star in World Premiere School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play by Andy Lefkowitz

Obie winner Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) will take on the role of Eloise Amponsah in Jocelyn Bioh's world premiere play School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, debuting at off-Broadway&#…

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Cast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC Theater by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the second show of its 2017-18 season the World Premiere of School Girls Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-…

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Annaleigh Ashford, Cherry Jones, Liev Schreiber, Join Woody Allen’s Upcoming Film by Adam Hetrick

Allen’s third project for Amazon will also star Jude Law, Diego Luna, and Rebecca Hall.

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Sir Peter Hall Dies: Royal Shakespeare Company Founder Was 86 by Nancy Tartaglione

Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a former Director of the National Theatre, has died. A renown stage, opera, film and television director — and the father of ac…

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Sir Peter Hall: 'Politicians don't grasp the case for the arts' by Michael Billington

More than any other director, Sir Peter Hall shaped British theatre. As he turns 80, he tells Michael Billington about his doubts about the new RSC building and his dismay at fighting arts c…

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Final Bow: Final Bow: Rebecca Faulkenberry Talks About Her Big Song in Groundhog Day

Faulkenberry stars alongside Andy Karl and Barrett Doss in Tim Minchin and Danny Rubin's Tony-nominated musical.

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Theater News: Casting Set for Goodman Theatre's New Stages Festival 2017

Plays by Bess Wohl, Ike Holter, and Rebecca Gilman are on tap.

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Theater News: Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones to Star in Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night

The Atlantic Theater Company production will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli.

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Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More to Star in Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at the Atlantic by BroadwayWorld

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Lortel and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj play Describe the Night,…

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Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and More Set for Describe the Night Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The new play by Rajiv Joseph makes its New York premiere at the Atlantic Theater Company this fall.

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Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala by BroadwayWorld

The American Theatre Wing has announced that Natalie Cortez, Gavin Creel, Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, La…

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

A Female-Focused Fall Theater Preview by Broadwayandme

Experience has taught me that I'm a terrible prognosticator. So many of the shows I get all worked up about at the beginning of a theater season end up disappointing me. And then shows that …

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Rebecca Luker Set for Theatre Forward's 40th Anniversary Party Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Forward will celebrate its 40th Anniversary this 2017- 2018 theatre season, kicking off the festivities with a cocktail party at the home of Board Member Pamela Farr and Buford Alexa…

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Friday, September 8, 2017

The Show: Elizabeth McGovern on Returning to Broadway in Time and the Conways by

Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern and director Rebecca Taichman talk about bringing Time and the Conways back to Broadway.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Odds & Ends: Groundhog Day Cast Set for Broadway at the W, Kyle Riabko Will Release Richard Rodgers Album & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Groundhog Day Cast Set for Broadway at the W Cast members from the new Broadway musical Groundhog Day will take part in the…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Phillipa Soo & Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman & More in Beau Willimon's The Parisian Woman on Broadway by

Tony nominee Phillipa Soo and The Lord of the Rings' Marton Csokas have joined the starry lineup of Beau Willimon's Broadway-debut play, The Parisian Woman! Soo and Csokas will …

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