Friday, January 11, 2019

2019 Parity Plays Festival to Showcase 4 New Works by Olivia Clement

The lineup features readings of plays by Kate Cortesi, Obehi Janice, Lily Padilla, and Sylvia Khoury.

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‘The Most Trusted Woman On TV’, Reporter Sylvia Chase, Dead At 80 by Artsjournal1

“[Her] professionalism and perseverance in the 1970s helped a generation of women infiltrate the boys club of television news … She broke ground on topics like sex abuse in the workp…

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Here’s A Never-Before-Published Short Story By Sylvia Plath by Artsjournal1

“Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom” is a piece Plath wrote when she was 20 and submitted to Mademoiselle magazine, which rejected it (too dark!). Faber, which is publishing it i…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Annaleigh Ashford to Star as Judy Holliday in Major Motion Picture Smart Blonde by Andy Lefkowitz

Annaleigh Ashford has landed her first headlining role on the big screen. The Tony-winning Broadway favorite will portray Tony and Oscar winner Judy Holliday in the new biopic Smart Blonde, …

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Roy Budd's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Live At The Barbican by BroadwayWorld

In the summer of 1993 renowned composer and jazz pianist Roy Budd's score for Rupert Julian's classic 1920s silent film The Phantom of the Opera was to set be performed in London. Then he ha…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Matthew Broderick & Tate Donovan Join Broadway Premiere of Celebrity Autobiography by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Broderick and Tate Donovan are returning to Broadway. The talented stars of stage and screen have joined the lineup of actors set to debut the hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiog…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Matthew Broderick Joins Broadway Premiere of Celebrity Autobiography by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Broderick is returning to Broadway. The two-time Tony winner has joined the lineup of stars set to debut the hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiography on the Great White Way. Broderick…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Antonio Pappano And Darcey Bussell Among Guest Presenters At The New Royal Opera House Cinema Festival by BroadwayWorld

Guest presenters will offer exclusive performance insights during the Royal Opera House Cinema Festival, which opens on Monday 3 December in the state-of-the-art Linbury Theatre. Famous face…

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Spotlight On...Marlena Holman by Michael Block

Name: Marlena HolmanHometown: Tucson, ArizonaEducation: BFA in Drama from NYU TischSelect Credits: Plucker (Company of Fools), Macbeth (No Name Collective), The Possibilities (dir. Tim Carro…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Dance News: Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Naming Of The Danny Kaye & Sylvia Fine Kaye Studio by The Dance Enthusiast

Baryshnikov Arts Center announces the naming of the Danny Kaye & Sylvia Fine Kaye Studio. Mikhail Baryshnikov said: “I have very fond memories of Danny and Sylvia. Naming our studio after…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Anna Ziegler’s Actually, a provocative counterpoint to the issue of sexual consent by Meaghan Hannan Davant

Anna Ziegler’s (Photograph 51) new two-person play Actually sets out as an intimate exploration of one of our society’s most taboo, yet timely, topics—sexual consent among two young pe…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Cynthia Erivo, Annaleigh Ashford & Megan Hilty Set for Lincoln Center's Stars in Concert Series by Andy Lefkowitz

Three mega talents of the Broadway stage have signed on for the 2018 edition of Lincoln Center's acclaimed series Stars in Concert. Set to take place over three consecutive evenings…

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BWW Review: OTHELLOMACBETH at Lyric Hammersmith by Rona Kelly

'But men are men...'Gender is taking centre stage in the current climate, telling her story not history. From new writes like SIX and The Old Vic's Sylvia, to the reframing of classics from …

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Magician Sylvia to Hold London Horror Festival Spellbound by BroadwayWorld

An extraordinary magical experience that has just gained rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe will appear before your very eyes at a prestigious festival in London over two nights.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

A New Slate of Stars Will 'Rise Up' in West End Production of Hamilton by Andy Lefkowitz

The Olivier-winning West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton has announced a slate of new stars stepping into the show at the Victoria Palace Theatre on December 3. The …

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Review: SYLVIA, Old Vic Theatre by Hilary Webb

The battle to get Kate Prince’s musical SYLVIA out of previews continues to be almost as painful as the fight for women’s suffrage itself, but when it eventually does open, it’s set to…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bleating Heart: A Review of The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Interrobang Theatre Project by Amanda Finn

Interrobang Theatre Project's production of Edward Albee's 2002 play is surprising only in how unsurprising it is.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Mark Shenton views the latest week of news, openings, non-openings & ‘absolutely remarkable” awards by Mark Shenton

News, reviews, interviews, commentary and farewells from London, New York and beyond, including The Stage Debut Awards, Sylvia at the Old Vic and regional openings in Chichester and Bristol.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

UPCOMING: Sylvia, Old Vic Theatre by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves take a look at Zoo Nation’s Sylvia which has been showcased as a work in progress at the Old Vic Theatre. Sylvia Old Vic Theatre, 19th September 2018 This …

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‘One of the best shows I’ve seen this year’: SYLVIA – The Old Vic by Rachel Williams

Sylvia is one of the best shows I’ve seen this year. So therefore what follows isn’t a review, not really (I’m not going to tell you what the very evident issues were, for a start). It…

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Sylvia staging at Old Vic is a ‘triumph over adversity’, artistic director Matthew Warchus claims by Matthew Hemley

Old Vic artistic director Matthew Warchus has called the staging of Sylvia a “triumph over adversity”, claiming audience reception to the production

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: Ralph Fiennes to Kylie Minogue by Mark Beech

It is a week of stellar returns for the London stage this week. Ralph Fiennes is back at the National Theatre, this time playing Antony in “Antony and Cleopatra.” Kylie Minogue takes ove…

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Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus announces probable return of Sylvia to London stage

Similarly to how the women’s suffrage movement was no walk in the park, the current run of Sylvia has also encountered many difficulties since its premiere, many of which were out of the p…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Press night of Old Vic’s Sylvia cancelled amid ongoing production problems by Georgia Snow

The delayed press night for Sylvia at the Old Vic was cancelled again yesterday at the last minute, with audience members asked

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Sylvia review – suffragette musical is a hit in the making by Michael Billington

Old Vic, LondonThis hip-hop-infused story of Sylvia Pankhurst’s struggle and socialism has the audience on its feet in acclamation If you create a musical about (British) history with a pr…

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (September 17-23) by Natasha Tripney

Sylvia – Old Vic, London Beverley Knight and Genesis Lynea star in Katie Prince’s new hip hop musical about the suffragette movement and

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Friday, September 14, 2018

From Hamilton to Sylvia: The new wave of woke musicals discussing race, gender, sexuality and identity by Tim Bano, Tim Bano

Hamilton, Fun Home, Suffrageddon, Sylvia, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, and Misty aren't traditional musicals – their scores are hip hop, pop, R&B, soul, grime, garage and funk

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Top London Performing Arts This Week: 50 Cent, “Foxfinder” by Mark Beech

A string of new plays opened this week in London, led by “Foxfinder,” starring Olivier Award-winner Iwan Rheon. Off West End, “The Village,” “Distance” and “An Adventure” are…

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'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?' delivers the tragic kick of life by Chris Jones

Tragedy is commonly equated with sadness. But it’s really all about chaos. To quote the great songwriter William Finn: “Life is random and unfair, life is pandemonium.” Be they Greek, …

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The Old Vic Announces Part Two of its Fourth Season - ALL MY SONS, and More by BroadwayWorld

Matthew Warchus' fourth season as Artistic Director of The Old Vic completes with an Arthur Miller double-bill, a World Premiere by Lucy Prebble and a special One Voice performance. These pr…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Pinter at the Pinter, Last Night of Proms, Arctic Monkeys by Mark Beech

London is saying farewell to the Proms for another year with the Last Night and looking forward to a lively autumn season for performing arts.The “Pinter at the Pinter” season is now sta…

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