Wednesday, December 11, 2019

First Look: New cast of SIX at the Arts Theatre

The new sextet of SIX The Musical have really got it goin' on! Production shots have been released for this West End banger and it simply can't look any more fierce! SIX, which was recently …

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Song and dance of death: the musical – archive, 11 December 1972 by Michael Billington

11 December 1972: on the evidence of recent shows, the musical is in dead trouble: the more one watches dancers catapulting across the stage as if fired from a cannon and leading ladies bari…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Teenager Who Threw Six-Year-Old From Tate Modern Balcony Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder by Artsjournal1

“Jonty Bravery, who turned 18 in October, … told the police he had to prove a point ‘to every idiot’ who said he had no mental health problems … As well as having an autistic spect…

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Making Singing “Ah” For Six Minutes Sound Interesting by Joe Patti

Last week Vox had a backstage video on the Metropolitan Opera production of Philip Glass’ Akhnaten. What I loved about it and wanted to call attention to was the way in which they made ele…

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RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $5,631,888 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising erupted into two extraordinary performances of lighthearted parodies, inspiring calls-to-action and exceptional dance at this year's Red Bucket Follies.…

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Getting into the Christmas Spirit: Ten Q and A’s with a Radio City Rockette by Performerstuff

Getting into the Christmas Spirit: Ten Q and A’s with a Radio City Rockette Written by Alex Muscaro December 2, 2019 Jessica McRoberts has had the pleasure of performing over the pas…

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Broadway Balances America Invites You to 'Dance That Dance' with Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour by Ryan Gilbert

In the fourth episode of season six of Broadway Balances America, viewers go behind the scenes of the new touring production of the fan-favorite Broadway bio-musical Summer: The Donna Summer…

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Matthew Amendt & Stephanie Berry Nab Title Roles in Classic Stage's Repertory Dracula & Frankenstein by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company has announced full casting for its upcoming revivals of Bram Stoker's Dracula and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Dracula, adapted by Kate Hamill and direct…

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Check Out These Brand-New Production Photos From Six in London by Nathan Skethway

The West End production of the Broadway-bound musical plays the Arts Theatre.

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Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Tony Triano as Santa Claus in a scene from the Argyle Theatre production of Meredith Willson’s “Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical” (Photo credit: Richard Termine) Victor Gluck, Edito…

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StageCoach Theatre Company’s ‘Santa’s Funky Hawaiian Christmas Cabaret’ a clever, enjoyable twist on holiday favorites by Mark Ludder

Mele Kalikimaka all y’all! This lively original musical collaboration between Director Joey Olson and Producer Jerri Wiseman captured the entire audience from the moment we all got “Leie…

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London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 10 December by Hira Desai

In today's news we take a look at the West End Queens currently playing in Six at the Arts Theatre as well as Goldilocks And The Three Bears panto pics! The post London Theatre News Today: …

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Austin Durant to step in for Danny Burstein in ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Caitlin Huston

Austin Durant will fill in for Danny Burstein in “Moulin Rouge!” as Burstein takes a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn meniscus. Durant will take on the role of Harold Z…

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Austin Durant Steps Into Moulin Rouge! for Injured Danny Burstein

Burstein is taking a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn meniscus.

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Austin Durant Joins Moulin Rouge! for Six-Week Run as Harold Zidler by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage alum Austin Durant steps into the role of Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical beginning on December 10. He'll remain with the production for six weeks while original c…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 12/8/2019: Ain’t Too Proud Heats Up the Box Office

Most shows saw six-figure drops last weeks as the overall box office dipped by 8%. Bucking the trend, however, was Ain’t Too Proud who managed a $113k increase which was a box office recor…

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‘Feels as fresh & relevant as ever’: A TASTE OF HONEY – Trafalgar Studios by Maryam Philpott

With its comment on the burden of expectation placed on women, class struggle, race and sexuality, more than six decades on A Taste Of Honey has lost none of its bite.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Beetlejuice sets Broadway closing date, announces national tour by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Beetlejuice to move on from Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre (though no word yet on whether their ghosts might stick around to haunt the new owners). On Monday, producers …

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Sister Act, Six, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country.

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Fosse/Verdon, Patsy & Loretta's Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty, Audra McDonald & More Receive 2020 Critics' Choice Award Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2020 Critics' Choice Award nominations are in! An accomplished group of theater stars have been recognized for their work in movies and TV for the 25th annual awards ceremony that will t…

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They Love Play Rehearsal! Scott Folan, Blake Patrick Anderson & More Set for London's Be More Chill by Lindsey Sullivan

The highly anticipated London transfer of Be More Chill has found its casting! The lead roles of BFFs Jeremy Heere and Michael Mell will be played by Scott Folan and Blake Patrick Anderson, …

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Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce

Just last night, New York Stage and Film celebrated its annual Winter Gala, honoring six-time Tony Award-nominated producer and philanthropist Diana DiMenna, and Academy Award and four-time …

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Sorry Jake Gyllenhaal, but the British musical is alive and kicking by Michael Billington

With shows such as Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Six and The Boy in the Dress, the musical is in rude health in this country – whether Broadway knows it or not Has the British musical…

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Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme winners announced by Ruth Comerford

The six winners of the Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme for emerging British talent have been announced. The yearly scheme, which awards six

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Oi Frog and Friends! review – a wild time for fans of rhyme by Chris Wiegand

Lyric theatre, LondonJumpy new student Frog overcomes his starting-school nerves in this exuberant musical adaptation of Kes Gray and Jim Field’s picture books Cats sit on mats, mules sit…

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Ex Six The Musical Queens Renee Lamb & Millie O’Connell join the Be More Chill London cast alongside Scott Folan & Blake Patrick Anderson

The players are in place for the cult show Be More Chill, fresh from Broadway and now in transit to London’s The Other Palace for the UK premiere from 12 February to 3 May 2020. Scott Fola…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Six with Six – Chloé Zuel is Catherine of Aragon by Gabi Bergman

DIVORCED. Six The Musical is taking the world by storm. Part pop concert and part musical, the show tells the stories of Henry VIII’s wives, and sides of the story that most are not famili…

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The Illusionists: They’ve Got Magic to Do by Michael Sommers

★★★ Six magicians conjure up tricks for the family crowd The post The Illusionists: They’ve Got Magic to Do appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Adam Kay review – lurid comedy, lyrical flair and blunt NHS humour by Brian Logan

Bloomsbury theatre, LondonDoc-turned-comic Kay recalls Christmases spent in hospitals – with anecdotes about peanut butter, ill-used confectionery and a blast of Spandau Ballet ‘Christma…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Barry Manilow's Harmony Pushed Back to 2021 at Museum of Jewish Heritage by Andy Lefkowitz

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene has announced a one-year postponement to the previously announced New York-premiere staging of Barry Manilow's musical Harmony. Originally scheduled to be…

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Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On The Twin Cities Run Of Broadway-Bound SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their i…

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