Thursday, January 23, 2020

Carnegie Hall Will Present Audra McDonald in THE STAGE OF LEGENDS: A GALA EVENING AT CARNEGIE HALL

On Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m., Carnegie Hall will present a special event: The Stage of Legends: A Gala Evening at Carnegie Hall. The evening will feature a private musical performance …

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Watch Now: SIX on Broadway by Broadway Direct

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak int…

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Audra McDonald to Host Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD Broadcast of Porgy and Bess by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway favorite won her fifth of six Tony Awards for playing Bess on Broadway.

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Six Angels Singing the ‘Blues’ by Kelundra Smith

The Harlem-set “Blues for an Alabama Sky” finally arrives in New York, with a juicy role that has attracted African-American actresses across the country.

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Richard Jordan: Cynthia Erivo’s success shows that in theatre you never know what’s around the corner by Richard Jordan

Six years ago, British actor Cynthia Erivo was starring in I Can’t Sing! at the London Palladium. The comedy musical based on

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

I Don't Want to Wait: Danny Burstein Returns to Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, the standout star who took a leave from Moulin Rouge! The Musical last month to to repair a torn meniscus, returned to the show at the Al Hirschfeld The…

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Richard Gadd's Tour De Force Solo Show Baby Reindeer to Play West End Run Ahead of New York Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following sellout runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Bush Theatre, Baby Reindeer, the new solo show written and performed by Richard Gadd, will transfer to the West End's Ambassadors …

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Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez Reveals Cancer Diagnosis: 'I Know I Am Not Alone' by Andy Lefkowitz

Mandy Gonzalez, the Broadway veteran who has been playing the role of Angelica Schuyler in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton since 2016, shared today on Twitter that she was diagnosed with brea…

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The Karate Kid screenwriter to adapt film as a stage musical by Nick Romano

The Karate Kid has been to Japan (in the sequel), China (in the remake), and YouTube (in the TV series). Now, Daniel-san is heading for the stage. Screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen, who penned …

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Danny Burstein Returns to MOULIN ROUGE After Injury

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Danny Burstein has officially returned to the cast of Moulin Rouge! after a six-week medical leave of absence to repair a torn meniscus. Burstein plays…

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Raven review – roll up, roll up to the circus of modern parenting by Lyndsey Winship

Jacksons Lane, LondonIn this acrobatic theatre show, the Berlin circus trio Still Hungry juggle roles and wrestle with all the anxieties and expectations that come with child-rearing A disc…

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VAULT Festival: Former stripper Diane Herbert makes playwriting debut with Angels, based on her experiences by Featured Content

Aiming to challenge audiences' preconceptions about strippers, new play Angels, written by former table dancer and first-time playwright Diane Herbert, premieres at this year's VAULT Festiva…

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Remaking a West End landmark – how Cameron Mackintosh transformed the Queen’s into the Sondheim Theatre by Tim Bano

After a six-month closure, the home of Les Misérables is back with a new name and lavish decor. Owner Cameron Mackintosh tells

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A year in the West End & Six success continues with booking extended once again

It began on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017 & now Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ ‘her-story’ has just opened in Sydney, has its Broadway debut in February, is currently touring t…

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Wild Dogs Under My Skirt – Poems from Samoa by Sandi Durell

by Marcina Zaccaria   Wild Dogs Under My Skirt begins with the presentation a large knife, with a long, thick blade not curved like a hatchet or scythe.  The Wild is presented as a place …

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Fountain Theatre wins 6 Ovation Awards including Best Season and Best Production of a Play by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre dominated the 2020 LA Ovation Awards Monday night, January 13th, by winning six awards, including the prestigious Best Season and Best Production of a Play.  The LA Tim…

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Six The Musical London extends to January 2021

There’s no doubt that Six the Musical is one of the most acclaimed shows at present. Since it began at Edinburgh, it has grown rapidly, in both popularity and productions. Now the West En…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Antaeus Playwrights Lab get readings at ‘LAB RESULTS’ mini-fest by Pauline Adamek

Six new plays by award-winning, mid-career writers get developmental readings over the course of two weekends as part of Antaeus Theatre Company’s second annual LAB RESULTS series. …

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Comedic twist on Hamlet, John Barrymore, and theater archetypes in ‘I Hate Hamlet’ at The Castaways Repertory Theatre by Jim Pearson

I Hate Hamlet invites the audience to spend an evening with a young man plagued by indecision in a marvelous modern re-telling of Hamlet’s own quandary. With ghosts that appear upon the cl…

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Protesters Shut Down The Louvre by Artsjournal2

The protestors are angry about the government’s proposed pension reforms, and they’ve shut down much of Paris on and off over the past six weeks. “‘Closing the Louvre to prevent tour…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

At Under the Radar, Avant-Garde Shows Leap Outside Reality by Ben Brantley, Jesse Green and Laura Collins-Hughes

The Public Theater’s festival has included 12 featured offerings, four cabaret acts and six pieces of developmental work. Here’s what our critics saw.

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Up on the Marquee: SIX

Performances of SIX begin on February 13, 2020 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St, NYC) with the opening set for March 12, 2020.

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Production news round-up: Six the musical extends booking and Roman Holiday musical to have UK premiere at Leicester’s Curve by Ruth Comerford

This week’s round-up includes a UK premiere of a musical adaptation of Roman Holiday, and the news that Six the Musical has

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NEWS: Six extends booking as first West End birthday celebrations begin by Press Releases

A new West End booking period for the hit London production of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ musical Six will run until 31 January 2021, with over 90,000 extra seats going on sale on 17 Janua…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

How To Load A Musket *** by Barry Gordin

“Visions of History” By: Samuel L. Leiter January 16, 2020: It’s been six years since Row after Row, Jessica Dickey’s fictionalized play about historical battle re-enactors, …

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People You Should Know . . . Nick Mecikalski by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Kevin Bianchi) Nick Mecikalski is a Brooklyn-based playwright originally from Huntsville, Alabama. The world premiere of his play REALLY REALLY GORGEOUS, directed by Miranda Haymon…

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CHEAP ‘SIX’ COULD MAKE INVESTORS WHOLE IN RECORD TIME by Philip Boroff

EXCLUSIVE: Six, the sizzling pop musical in which British Royals meet #MeToo, may be able to repay investors within 11 weeks of its first preview. That’s assuming the production can sust…

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Antonio Banderas Just Earned His First Oscar Nomination While High-Kicking in A Chorus Line by Michael Appler

Antonio Banderas earned his first Oscar nomination this year for playing a film director struggling to reckon with middle age in Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory, a role that’s likely e…

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“Drunk Shakespeare” Spinoff “Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare” Closes After Six Minutes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The controversial and widely advised-against production of Crystal Meth and Bear with Knife Shakespeare, a spinoff production of the Off-Broadway …

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Oakland’s White Elephant preview sale just around corner by Marta Yamamoto

The six-hour rummage market benefiting the Oakland Museum of California is just a taste of the real deal March 7-8.

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Empowering Message of SIX Brings Mothers and Daughters Together

SIX has an empowering feminist message about the wives of Henry VIII, and mothers and daughters around the world have been embracing the show's story together.

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