Monday, November 11, 2019

The Drama League Unveils Lineup for 2020 DirectorFest by Olivia Clement

The festival will showcase the work of NJ Agwuna, Chika Ike, Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly, Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Ben Randle, Hannah Ryan, and Christian Bakalov.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Matthew Saldivar to Join Off-Broadway Comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Matthew Saldivar has signed on to appear in the recently announced extended run of Alexis Scheer's new comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord. Saldivar will begin in the production on…

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Bradley Cooper to Host 2019 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors; Sutton Foster, Raúl Esparza, Darren Criss Will Also Appear by Broadway.com

Tony-nominated actor Bradley Cooper has been named host of the 2019 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors. The evening will celebrate the power of public school arts education and honor those who …

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Sutton Foster, Darren Criss, Lena Hall and More to Perform at 2019 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors

The Arthur Miller Foundation's annual Arthur Miller Foundation Honors will be hosted by Bradley Cooper. The evening will celebrate the power of public school arts education and honor th…

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When the "Best" IS Your "Favorite": 2015 by JK

Over the past year, we've taken a look at several shows that were not our favorites, but did win the Tony for Best Musical. A long while ago, we looked back at the 2011-2012, when the Tony w…

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New Stars Join To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, Led by Ed Harris as Atticus Finch by Caitlin Moynihan

The second-year cast of Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed adapatation of To Kill a Mockingbird begin performances at the Shubert Theatre on November 5. They replace the production's original principa…

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A Woman of the World by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Kathleen Chalfant adds another feather to her cap as Emily Dickinson’s posthumous editor Mabel Loomis Todd in the world premiere of Rebecca Gilman’s new one-woman play, "A Woman of the W…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

West End transfer for Donmar Warehouse’s hit production of City of Angels

It’s been five long years but the wait is over, the Olivier Award-winning production of City of Angels – directed by Josie Rourke – is heading to London’s Garrick Theatre in March 20…

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Review: ‘A Woman of the World’ Dwells in Possibility by Alexis Soloski

Rebecca Gilman’s one-woman show stars Kathleen Chalfant as Mabel Loomis Todd, who burnished herself with Emily Dickinson’s celebrity.

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Vanessa Williams to Make West End Debut in Donmar Transfer of City of Angels by Andy Lefkowitz

Vanessa Williams, beloved star of Broadway and Hollywood, will take to the stage of London's West End for the first time next year, as Carla/Alaura in a revival of the 1990 Tony-winning mus…

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City of Angels musical starring Rosalie Craig to run at the Garrick Theatre next spring

The Donmar Warehouse production of City of Angels is set to run in the West End next spring at London's Garrick Theatre. Cy Coleman, David Zippel, and Larry Gelbart's musical will star Ros…

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Donmar’s City of Angels announces return with West End run by Giverny Masso

Josie Rourke’s production of City of Angels has announced a West End transfer, with Rosalie Craig, Hadley Fraser and Rebecca Trehearn to

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

A Woman of the World Opens at 59E59 by Barry Gordin

Kathleen Chalfant stars as Mabel Loomis in the World Premiere of Rebecca Gilman’s A Woman of the World” October 30, 2019: Kathleen Chalfant stars as Mabel Loomis Todd, Emily Dickenso…

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A Woman of the World: Promoting a Poet, and Herself by Elysa Gardner

★★★ Kathleen Chalfant turns in a luminous performance as Emily Dickinson's editor in a new play by Rebecca Gilman The post A Woman of the World: Promoting a Poet, and Herself appeared …

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Light Falls review – Simon Stephens' guilt-ridden love letter to the north by Michael Billington

Royal Exchange, ManchesterSarah Frankcom says her farewell as the Exchange’s artistic director with this moving testament to the power of family life This has the air of an event. It is th…

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Light Falls review at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ‘a play of pain and heartbreak’ by Francesca Peschier

In her dying moments, Christine (Rebecca Manley) is granted the power to see her children, Ashe (Katie West), Jess (Witney White) and

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019

Odds & Ends: Rebecca Naomi Jones to Join Cynthia Erivo in Genius: Aretha & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Rebecca Naomi Jones to Join Cynthia Erivo in Genius: Aretha More Broadway stars have signed on to appear in National Geograph…

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Rebecca Naomi Jones, Patrice Covington to Star Opposite Cynthia Erivo in GENIUS: ARETHA

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Patrice Covington, Kimberly Hébert GregoryMalcolm Barrett, and Sanai Victoria are set to co-star opposite Cynthia Erivo in Genius: Aretha, according to Deadline. Eri…

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Rebecca Naomi Jones and More Join Nat Geo's Cynthia Erivo-Led Genius: Aretha by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Erivo will play Aretha Franklin in the upcoming limited series.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Standing At The Sky’s Edge & Sweet Charity’s Rebecca Trehearn are winners at the UK Theatre Awards

Richard Hawley and Chris Bush’s Standing At The Sky’s Edge at the Crucible Theatre is named Best Musical at the UK Theatre Awards 2019, while Rebecca Trehearn’s title role in Nottingha…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

A Woman of the World, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee stars as Emily Dickinson's posthumous editor, Mabel Loomis Todd, in Rebecca Gilman's new play at 59E59.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

World Premiere Comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Receives Third Extension Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is sticking around until the new year. Alexis Scheer's new comedy has received a third extension at off-Broadway's McGinn/Cazale Theater through January 5, 2020. The …

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Conservatives Condemn "Oklahoma!" Revival After 859th Mass Sexual Awakening This Year by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Conservatives throughout the U.S. are publicly condemning the current Broadway revival “Oklahoma!” after claiming its’ presence has in…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Musicals Based on Children's/Young Adult Novels by JK

With this week's opening of The Lightning Thief, we though we'd take a Friday 5 look five of our favorite (and not so favorite) shows based on other young adult/children's novels. How many …

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Worth of Water by Christopher Caz

Rocky execution aside, the play is not without humor, imagination, charm and whimsy, and the same can be said about the designs by Jessie Bonaventure (scenic), Johanna Pan (costumes), Kelley…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Off-Broadway's Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Extends a Second Time by Caitlin Moynihan

The world premiere of Alexis Scheer's comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended again. Recently announced to play an additional week through October 27, the production will now conclude it…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Construction Workers at the Palace Theatre Haunted by the Ghost of Spongebob Squarepants by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Renovations are currently underway at Broadway’s Palace Theater, where construction workers have noted odd, supernatural occurrences broug…

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Palace Theatre Construction Workers Haunted by the Ghost of Spongebob Squarepants by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Renovations are currently underway at Broadway’s Palace Theater, where construction workers have noted odd, supernatural occurrences broug…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

See Oklahoma! Star Rebecca Naomi Jones Receive Her Sardi's Caricature by Lindsey Sullivan

Oklahoma! star and Björk-impressionist-extraordinaire Rebecca Naomi Jones experienced a milestone on October 10. Having won theater fans throughout her career for electric performances in P…

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Go Inside Rebecca Naomi Jones’ Sardi’s Portrait Unveiling by Marc J. Franklin

The Oklahoma! star joined the New York restaurant’s famed wall of caricatures October 10.

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