Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Leading producer announced as new SOLT president by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has announced that leading producer Kenny Wax has been appointed as its new president. Kenny brings extensive experience to SOLT having pr…

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NEWS: Kenny Wax appointed new President of Society of London Theatre by Press Releases

Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has announced that Kenny Wax has been appointed as its new President. Kenny brings extensive experience to SOLT having produced plays, musicals and family th…

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‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ at Criterion Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“The Comedy About A Bank Robbery” is currently being staged through April 1, 2018 at Criterion Theatre, London.The run time of the show is 2 hours and 20 minutes including an interval. …

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Broadway Grosses: You Deserve It! Swinging Tonys Perf Leads Bandstand to Best Week Yet by

Broadway's biggest night—the Tony Awards—showcased a slew of new musicals that debuted in the 2016-2017 season. One of those fresh works was the lively Bandstand, which in ad…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Making It Happen: Four Questions with The Play That Goes Wrong Stage Manager Matthew DiCarlo

Broadway stage manager Matthew DiCarlo talks being the "new guy" in The Play That Goes Wrong, advice for aspiring PSMs, and a typical day at the theatre.

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Competition: Win tickets to see La Strada at the Other Palace by The Stage

From the Olivier Award-winning producer of West End hits Top Hat, The Play That Goes Wrong and Hetty Feather. Federico Fellini’s Oscar-winning

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tony Award Winners: Best Score Goes To ‘Dear Eva Hansen’ – Live by Jeremy Gerard

Refresh For Updates Gavin Creel of Hello, Dolly! has won Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical. Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gavin Cree…

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Nigel Hook Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play by BroadwayWorld

Nigel Hook has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Report From New York: What Goes “Wrong” Is So Write… Rite…Right. Right? Right. by Bill Hirschman

Granted, a farce documenting the doomed efforts of a hapless British theater troupe already has been brilliantly explored in Noises Off. But there is hilarity yet to mine as evidenced by The…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Tony Nominee Nigel Hook Shares 12 Secrets About The Play That Goes Wrong Set

Hear from Tony-nominated designer Nigel Hook all about The Play That Goes Wrong's incredible, transforming set.

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Everybody Says Yeah for Kinky Boots' New Star Brendon Urie by

Audiences at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre have been swooning for Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie, who's been packing houses since joining the long-running musical K…

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Theatre News: The Play That Goes Wrong among Brit winners at this year's Drama Desk Awards

The awards recognise outstanding achievement in New York theatre

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Spotlight On...Rebecca Knowles by Michael Block

Name: Rebecca KnowlesHometown: Medfield, MA (currently Brooklyn, NY!)Education: BFA Point Park University, additional training at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and the American Theatre W…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Groundhog Day Leaps Ahead at Box Office on Memorial Day Weekend by

The new musical Groundhog Day, which was recently honored with seven Tony Award nominations, has even more to celebrate following the past week on Broadway. The musical featuring a book by D…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Exeter Northcott Theatre by Nicky Sweetland

From humble beginnings in a pub in Islington, when a group of LAMDA graduates first conceived Mischief Theatre, the company has gone from strength to strength and following an award winning …

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Present Laughter & More Plays Boom at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony-nominated revival of Noël Coward's classic comedy Present Laughter shot up $100,066 this week, grossing a total of $853,434. The Kevin Kline-led side-splitter is up for thr…

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Non-Stop Hilarity that “Goes Wrong” by Cogency

The Play That Goes Wrong. Written by Henry Lewis, directed by Mark Ball. Lyceum Theatre, New York. May 2017.   You don’t have to travel across the pond to see this superb presentation…

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Jonathan Sayer & Henry Lewis Talk Co-Creating & Starring in The Play That Goes Wrong, First Impressions at LAMDA, & Their Epic Olivier Nig

The Play That Goes Wrong creators and stars Jonathan Sayer & Henry Lewis talk first impressions, Olivier night secrets, and backstage rituals and hijinks.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time for another round: the rebirth of pub theatre by Matt Trueman

Boozy function rooms were once theatre’s radical heart. Rising costs and the changing face of the fringe threatened all that – but pubs around Britain are pulling in audiences with their…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Cheering The Outer Critics Circle's Awards by Broadwayandme

I promise to get back to talking about shows I've seen soon but as a card-carrying member of the Outer Critics Circle, I feel honor-bound to tout the awards we announced on Monday. The OCC r…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Broadway Grosses: A Doll's House, Part 2 Excels at Box Office Following a Slew of Tony Nominations by

The new Broadway play A Doll's House, Part 2 had quite a week. After receiving eight Tony Award nominations—the most of any play—ticket-buyers expressed their interest in the…

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Come From Away, Oslo, Dolly, Little Foxes Among Winners of Outer Critics Circle Awards by Lauren Yarger

The Musical revival Hello, Dolly!, starring Bette Midler and the feel-good musical Come From Away top the list of winners for the Outer Critics Circle with five awards each.The Little Foxes,…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Annual Tony Nomination Post - Angry Edition by Linda

Every year I look forward to the Tony nomination announcements and writing this blog post. It got off to a rough start this morning when the live stream didn't work on any of the websites I …

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong by Erin Kahn

Every director and stage manager knows only too well how many things can go wrong with any given performance. Hopefully, though, no stage manager has ever experienced a production as utterly…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee meets for final time of the 2016-2017 season by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met Friday, April 28 for the fourth and final time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 16 Broadway productions for the 2017 Tony Awards. Th…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Who Will Be Nominated? Handicapping the Top Show and Creative Categories Before Tony Tuesday by

Everyone on Broadway is talking Tonys. Nominations for this year's Tony Awards are announced on Tuesday, May 2 and everyone has an opinion on which shows and talents will be remembered a…

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More by

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 28 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2017 …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with The Play That Goes Wrong Standout Dave Hearn

The Play That Goes Wrong standout Dave Hearn talks serious onstage mishaps, getting laughs by being a rebel, and getting kicked out of an audition.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

J.J. Abrams Bit By Theater Bug; Wants to Produce More Broadway Shows! by BroadwayWorld

Following the success of his first venture into the world of Broadway producing with the hit comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, prolific director J.J. Abrams tells The Hollywood Reporter that …

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