Sunday, October 24, 2021

Inside ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Reopening on Broadway by Marc Malkin

The chandelier inside the Majestic Theatre, Broadway’s most beloved ghost light, rose again on Friday evening as “The Phantom of the Opera,” the longest running show in Broadway histor…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:12PM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Photos: SIX Welcomed Governor Kathy Hochul to the Queendom

Last night, the theme of the evening truly was the power of women when SIX, the hit show about Henry III's six wives taking their stories back, was attended by New York's governor Kathy Hoch…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:33PM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Transverse Orientation review – beauty and disgust from Dimitris Papaioannou by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonFake babies waving to the audience, an imposing puppet bull and an optical illusion of entwined limbs combine in a cocktail of contradictions Is there anywhere else y…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Body Remembers review – powerful exploration of trauma by Lyndsey Winship

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonHeather Agyepong uses improvised movement, set to a soundtrack of real women’s testimonies, to search for equilibrium amid pain Heather Agyepong cares if you…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36PM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Autumn Royal by Joseph Pisano

Previously only known for his novels and short stories, first-time playwright Kevin Barry brings the same full-hearted doom and gloom to the stage in "Autumn Royal" that was evidenced in his…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 09:36PM

Thoughts of a Colored Man by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Keenan Scott II’s engrossing Broadway debut play, Thought of a Colored Man, appears to be a masculine version of Ntozake Shange’s 1976 "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 04:34PM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Review: ‘Othello’ at Court Theatre has all the chill of the last year, packed into a Shakespeare tragedy by Chris Jones

Some of the audience is seated on the stage in swivel chairs, rocking and swaying like nervous competitors in a quiz show. Much the same could be said for the characters in what is typically…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:37PM

I Interview Playwrights Part 1104: Andy Boyd by Adam Szymkowicz

Andy Boyd Hometown:  Phoenix, ArizonaCurrent Town:  Brooklyn, New YorkQ:  Tell me about Occupy Prescott. A:  Occupy Prescott play begins in the fall of 2011, when a libertarian rancher, …

SOURCE: ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 01:29PM

Elephant Hunting: A Review of “Together At Last” at The Second City Mainstage by Brian Hieggelke

Overall, this particular revue feels more improv-infused than I remember in past iterations, incorporating suggestions texted in by the audience rather than shouted out as in the past.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM

Alan Carr review – saucy riffs and showbiz tales by Brian Logan

Milton Keynes theatreGood albeit digressive gags keep the routines endearingly amusing in the comic’s new touring show Regional Trinket “I hate being camp,” says Alan Carr, which would…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:24AM
Monday, October 18, 2021

Go Inside Ain't Too Proud's Celebratory Broadway Return by Caitlin Moynihan

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations is officially back on Broadway, and thanks to these photos and video, you can feel like you were right there in the room. As previousl…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM
Sunday, October 17, 2021

ReView: Ann Kittredge, Movie Nite, 10/10/21 by Conorw

Ann Kittredge Movie Nite Birdland Theater October 10, 2021 Ann Kittredge, along with musical director Alex Rybeck and virtuoso guitarist Sean Harkness performed Movie Nite to a full house on…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:09AM
Friday, October 15, 2021

Go Inside the Opening Night of The Lehman Trilogy on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The Lehman Trilogy, written by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power, celebrated its opening night at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre on October 14. Sam Mendes directs Adam Godley as Mayer…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM

Broadway Review: “Chicken & Biscuits” at Circle in the Square Theatre (Through Sunday January 2, 2022) by David Roberts

Had the playwright, director, and creative team of “Chicken & Biscuits” taken a cue from their “Oklahoma” colleagues who occupied the same Circle in the Square Theatre space in 2…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:22AM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Celebrate the Opening Night of Thoughts of a Colored Man on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man opened at Broadway's John Golden Theatre on October 13 and now you can feel like you were there. Check out the photos below to see Dyllón Burn…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ Review: A Welcome if Uneven Excavation of Black Masculinity on Broadway by Gordon Cox

A hope for the future arrives in the final moments of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” a dutiful and expansive cataloguing of its title subject by Keenan Scott II. “I can’t wait for the …

SOURCE: Variety at 09:00PM

Review: ‘Thoughts of a Colored Man’ asks the audience to listen by Charles Isherwood

The busy streets of Brooklyn provide the background to Keenan Scott II’s “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” but firmly seizing the foreground are the seven captivating actors who bring to li…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 08:30PM

Opera star Andrea Bocelli makes St. Louis debut with biggest American tour yet by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

After livestreaming and recording during pandemic, Italian opera superstar is happy to once again "feel the emotion of the audience."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

Inside CHICKEN & BISCUITS' Opening on Broadway with Norm Lewis, Michael Urie, Cleo King, and More! by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/ChickenBiscuitsOpening Our coverage is brought to you by 1-800 Flowers. On Sunday night, the audience at the Circle in the Square Theatre …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:12PM

Letters of Suresh by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Although the characters never meet in person, they communicate mostly through letters that are spoken by the actors directly to the audience, and then halfway through the play, in texting wh…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:49PM

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CHICKEN & BISCUITS on Broadway!

On Sunday night, the audience at the Circle in the Square Theatre was treated to an extra helping of joy, as CHICKEN & BISCUITS, the new comedy written by Douglas Lyons and directed by …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM

Step Inside Is This A Room's Opening Night on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway audiences can now experience the thrilling true story of Reality Winner in Tina Satter's Is This A Room, which officially opened at the Lyceum Theatre on October 11. Starring Emily…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:24AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Take a Look as Tony Winner Adrienne Warren Reopens in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical officially reopened at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on October 8 and thanks to these photos and videos, you can feel like you were there. Tony winner Adrien…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:24PM

‘Is This A Room’ Brings Downtown Weird to Broadway by David Cote

The world is getting weirder by the day. I think the audience is ready for it now.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 09:28AM

Rob Beckett: ‘You have to suppress your working-class rage to operate in comedy’ by Zoe Williams

The award-winning standup is known for his exuberance, but, as he writes in his memoir, he has had to dodge snobbery throughout his career. He discusses family, fame and being funny Rob Beck…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:12AM
Monday, October 11, 2021

The Wheels Have Finally Come Off - Corden Catch-Up by The Late Late Show With James Corden

Some of our favorite moments from the week of October 4th, including the beginnings of a Late Late fight club, a Nick Bernstein superfan in the audience, and the reckoning that some of our s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:00AM
Sunday, October 10, 2021

Six: The Musical by Joseph Pisano

More concert than musical, the 80-minute show's libretto adds little to its cast album, with the lyrics of each queen's autobiographical song also pruning their individual histories to a poi…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 09:07PM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Going Back to "Pass Over"—and live theater by Broadwayandme

  I went to see a show this week.  There was a time when that wouldn’t have been a remarkable statement. I routinely saw 150 shows a year and shared my thoughts about many of them here.…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:36AM

Top 10 books about theatre | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

From Anne Enright’s novel about an actor’s daughter to the diaries of former National Theatre director Peter Hall, the theatre critic chooses his favourite titles about the stage Theatre…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM
Friday, October 8, 2021

I Interview Playwrights Part 1103: Peter Michael Marino by Adam Szymkowicz

photo credit: Mikiodo Peter Michael MarinoHometown: Queens, NYCurrent Town: Manhattan, NYQ:  Tell me about "Planet of the Grapes Live:A:  “Planet of the Grapes Live” is the result of w…

SOURCE: ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 11:21AM

The Name's Bernstein. Nick Bernstein. by The Late Late Show With James Corden

We've got James Bond on the show tonight and when he asks who on the staff would play the best bond, someone in the audience nominates CBS Senior Vice President of Late Night (West Coast) Ni…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:40AM

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