Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Dorian Gray, Riverside Studios by Fisun Güner

Adapted by Linnie Reedman and with music by Joe Evans, Oscar Wilde’s only novel – the more scandalous original version serialised in 1890, which Wilde himself later expurgated – finds …

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

In this dance-club 'Dorian,' it's hard to feel the consequences by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: 'Dorian' by House Theatre of Chicago ★★ THEATER REVIEW: 'Dorian' by House Theatre of Chicago ★★ ... Tommy Rapley's "Dorian," a striking, laudably amb…

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Photo Coverage: Carolee Carmello, Telly Leung & More Sing at BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at 54 Below by Stephen Sorokoff

Last night, 54 Below celebrated some of the most memorable show-stopping musical moments from Broadway. The show featured some of Broadway's greatest stars, including Tony nominee Carolee Ca…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Photo Coverage: Carolee Carmello Previews BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at 54 Below by Walter McBride

On April 10, celebrate some of the most memorable show-stopping musical moments from Broadway at 54 Below.The show will feature some of Broadway's greatest stars, including Tony nominee Caro…

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Theatre Review: ‘Savannah Bay’ by Theâtre de l’Atelier at the Kennedy Center’s 2014 International Theatre Festival by Elizabeth Bruce

Marguerite Duras’s play Savannah Bay follows a young woman desperate to discover the truth about her mother’s suicide the day after her birth. Writer Marguerite Duras, best kn…

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Filichia Features: Urinetown for Kidz by Peter Filichia

At the turn of the new century, few Broadway insiders would have believed it. Yes, this musical called URINETOWN had been produced way off-off-Broadway in the Fringe, and quite a few people …

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

THE AWAKENING • St. Louis Actors' Studio by Andrea

St. Louisan Kate Chopin's novel, "The Awakening", was published in 1899, and is notable for being recognized as one of the earliest literary works of feminism. The story, scandalous in its t…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Review: Venus in Fur/Goodman Theatre by Brianhey

RECOMMENDED Playwright David Ives has made his reputation with smart translation-adaptations of classic French works, most recently his retooling of Moliere’s “The Misanthrope…

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Photo Flash: Culture Project's THE JUNKET Celebrates Opening with Mike Albo and More by BroadwayWorld

Culture Project examines contemporary American mores with two journalistic theater pieces in rep. Straight from Joe's Pub, The Real Americans, a compelling and uniquely galvanizing new work …

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Mike Albo On His Scandalous Junket and the Swag That Runs New York by Jonathan Mandell

“I wish I could transmute my middle aged gay pain into some zombie vampire Lena Dunham comedy superhero reboot movie but I can’t,” Mike Albo says in his one-man show “The…

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Frozen's Jonathan Groff on Not Being Able to 'Let It Go' and If He'll Sing on Looking by Broadway.com

We totally relate to Tony nominee and Frozen star Jonathan Groff’s recent post-Oscar revelation. “I'm in an afterglow moment of Frozen winning," he told The Hollywood Re…

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Frozen's Jonathan Groff on the Problem with 'Let It Go' and Kissing & Singing in Looking by Broadway.com

We totally relate to Tony nominee and Frozen star Jonathan Groff’s recent post-Oscar revelation. “I'm in an afterglow moment of Frozen winning," he told The Hollywood Re…

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Happy 450th birthday to William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe by Andrew Dickson

If Shakespeare, not Marlowe, had been fatally stabbed as a young man would we even remember him? As the 450th birthdays of both playwrights approach, Andrew Dickson makes…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pre-Broadway Can-Can, Hunchback U.S. Debut & Ever After World Premiere on Tap for New Paper Mill Season by Broadway.com

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced a packed 2014-15 season. The lineup includes the Broadway-bound Can-Can, revivals of Elf and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the U.S. premiere of The …

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Culture Project to Stage Dan Hoyle THE REAL AMERICANS, Mike Albo's THE JUNKET, Begin. 3/13 by BroadwayWorld

Culture Project will examine contemporary American mores with two journalistic theater pieces in rep. Straight from Joe's Pub, The Real Americans, a compelling and uniquely galvanizing new w…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Stephen Ward, Directed by Richard Eyre, to Close in London's West End by Broadway.com

The world premiere of Stephen Ward, the latest musical from legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, has set a closing date of March 29 in London’s West End. Directed by five-…

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Dinner with Friends by Theasy.com

Dinner with Friends Laura Pels Theatre, Roundabout, Off Broadway Reviewed by Jason Rost BOTTOM LINE: This welcome revival of a Pulitzer-winning divorce comedy is presented with depth, but…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Weekend Poll Top Three: Scandal! Turns Out Broadway Fans Are Gladiators by Broadway.com

In honor of Presidents’ Day, which as predicted we spent binge-watching House of Cards, sleeping late and ordering Seamless (we’re so over the Great White Way being literally bla…

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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Fuse Book Review: Pussy Riot — The Price of Singing a Loud Song in the Savior’s Castle by Arts Fuse Editor

Most everyone has heard the faux-scandalous name. What has not been heard enough is that Pussy Riot are the purest and most potent expression of the punk-rock ethos ever.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Faces of the Future: More Updates by JK

No sooner did I post an update about my featured Faces of the Future (HERE), than I got a bunch of emails and Tweets about four of them I missed.  My apologies to all concerned - especi…

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Saturday, January 18, 2014

On my radar: Juliet Stevenson's cultural highlights by Leah Harper

Juliet Stevenson, star of films, stage and TV series such as The Politician's Wife, on poetry, Iranian film and Mark TwainBorn in Essex, actress Juliet Stevenson, launched her stage career …

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Friday, January 17, 2014

What the Devil? Tickets Are On Sale Now for MCC Theater's Hand to God Off-Broadway by Megan Meadows

Avenue Q meets Scandalous? Tickets are now available for the new MCC Theater mounting of Hand to God. The offbeat comedy by Robert Askins will be directed by Moritz von Stuelp…

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Privet Bratan! Stoli On Us! Off-Broadway's Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 Extends Once More by Megan Meadows

You keep telling yourself you're going to get to see the hip musical Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812, well the fates have given you one last shot to down some piero…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Women of Twilight, The White Bear, London by Honour Bayes

The White Bear, London: Hailed as 'London's Most Daring Play' Women of Twilight caused quite a stir when it first premiered in 1951. Sylvia Rayman's gritty drama about si…

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Friday, January 3, 2014

Cast & Creative Team Announced for Thomas Keneally's New Musical Transport, Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the previously reported world premiere of Transport. With a book and lyrics by Thomas Keneally (Schindler&#…

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Monday, December 23, 2013

Why I hate Get Lucky, everyone's favourite song of 2013 by Tim Jonze

Tim Jonze insists Daft Punk's ubiquitious hit is musically, lyrically and spiritually bereft, and that's why he can't stand it – or you, for liking it• The best song of 2013: Daft Punk …

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 Extends Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The acclaimed off-Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, which re-opened on September 27 for a 14-week limited run, has now extended through January 19, 2014…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The 10 Most Controversial Shows On and Off-Broadway by Ebehan

The New York theater has always been more daring than movies or television. When Hollywood was censoring itself with the Hays Office in the 1930s, Broadway was tackling then-scandalous topic…

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Get a Scandalous First Look at Alexander Hanson & Charlotte Spencer in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Stephen Ward by Damian Bellino

The new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical inspired by the real life "Profumo affair" scandal opens at London’s Aldwych Theatre on December 19, but we have your first look at the su…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko jailed for six years over acid attack by Shaun Walker

Moscow court finds performer ordered attack on theatre's artistic director, Sergei Filin, and sentenced two accomplicesThe Bolshoi ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko has been found guilty of o…

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Monday, December 2, 2013

Anneliese van der Pol, Carolee Carmello & More Set for GHOSTLIGHT Reading Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

The highly anticipated industry reading of the new musical Ghostlight, starring Anneliese van der Pol 'That's So Raven' Beauty and the Beast Three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello Scandalo…

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