Wednesday, March 20, 2019

‘Mamma Mia!’ at Charm City Players by Jv Torres

The storyline for this beloved musical seemed a little over the heads of the 12 and under crowd that amounted to nearly half the audience for the hit show “Mamma Mia!” presented by Charm…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1033: Emily Hageman by Adam Szymkowicz

Emily HagemanHometown:  Highlands Ranch, COCurrent Town: Sioux City, IAQ:  What are you working on now? A:  What am I NOT working on right now would be a better question???? I just fini…

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No Need To Go To NYC To See My Fair Lady; Try Vero Beach by Bill Hirschman

You’ll be hard pressed to find a more energetic and exquisitely directed production of My Fair Lady than that on stage now at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. This production is a theatric…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Immersive Oklahoma! Begins Broadway Run; Watch Ali Stroker Sing 'I Cain't Say No' by

On the heels of an acclaimed production at Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse, the innovative new staging of Oklahoma! from director Daniel Fish starts performances at Broadway's Circle in the S…

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Immersive Oklahoma! Begins Broadway Run at Circle in the Square Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed production at Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse, the innovative new staging of Oklahoma! from director Daniel Fish starts performances at Broadway's Circle in the S…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

It's the comedy economy, stupid! Elf Lyons on the true cost of standup by Chris Wiegand

After a Franglais Swan Lake, the comic explains economics with sex dolls in ChiffChaff. She talks about loving horror, how guinea pigs helped her through illness and standing up for comedian…

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Watch Laura Benanti & Christine Baranski Flaunt Their Tonys & Pout Their Lips as Melania Trump on Colbert by Lindsey Sullivan

My Fair Lady star and Tony winner Laura Benanti has been landing laughs as Melania Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for years now. On March 15, she took on the rumor that the Firs…

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Review: Richard III, Alexandra Palace by Alannah Jones

Review: Richard III, Alexandra Palace3.0starsFor its first play to be staged in 80 years, the Alexandra Palace Theatre houses Shakespeare’s Richard III, a Headlong production directed by J…

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Shalamar’s “Greatest Hits” 2019 Tour at Aldwych Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

American R&B and soul music group Shalamar brings its “Greatest Hits” 2019 Tour to Aldwych Theatre, London, on May 19, 2019. The website of the theater states, “Shalamar is one of…

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Spotlight On...Adam Bertocci by Michael Block

Name: Adam BertocciHometown: Bronxville, NYEducation: Northwestern UniversityFavorite Credits: The Shakespearean mashup Two Gentlemen of Lebowski. Although I am still proud of my work as the…

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God of Chaos review – to delete or not to delete by Clare Brennan

Theatre Royal PlymouthPhil Porter’s new play about social media moderators is a bold attempt to address issues of online censorship but doesn’t quite click “Click the left arrow to del…

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Holy Day Review: A Repellent Gothic Tale of Australia by New York Theater

By the end of “Holy Day,” two hours without intermission or let-up of gothic horror set in 19th century Australia, the audience has been made witness to a missing child, an abduction, bo…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Theatre News: ‘Musical Murder Mystery Mania!’ at Other Voices Theatre by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

It’s an excellent night of fun and fun-ding! It’s the premier Other Voices Theatre fundraiser Musical Murder Mystery Mania! The evening begins at 7:30pm with hors d’oeuvres and des…

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Luke Treadaway, David Morrissey to Star in ITV’s “The Singapore Grip” by Blouin Artinfo

ITV and Mammoth Screen confirmed Luke Treadaway, David Morrissey, Jane Horrocks, Colm Meaney, and Charles Dance to star in ITV’s “The Singapore Grip.” Former Coronation Street actor El…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The B-Side: "Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons," A Record Album Interpretation - Where messages can be found between the lines by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd Hollander People of a certain age may recall the joy of going through dusty bins of vinyl recordings at a record store or flea market and seeing one that unexpectedly caug…

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BWW Review: CONTEXT FESTIVAL, Sadler's Wells by Louis Train

Diana Vishneva earned a thunderous ovation at Sadler's Wells last night, not only from the audience, but from the beaming assembly of dancers who stood behind her.

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Benedict Cumberbatch on the explosive power of letters: 'They're grenades!' by Sian Cain

Noel Fielding, Thom Yorke and Cumberbatch tell us why they love Letters Live, the performances of correspondence where anything can happen It’s a blustery Saturday night and around 900 peo…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Review: I Want That Hair, East Riding Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: I Want That Hair, East Riding Theatre4.0starsIn the primped world of I Want That Hair, the audience are brought behind the mirror and into the lives of Heidi (Pippa Fulton) and Bex (…

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'Hearing the audience’s laughter is the biggest lift of all': Liza Pulman on the joys of performing solo

How scary is it performing alone on a West End stage? How important is the relationship with an audience to a solo performer? In the second part of our Liza Sings Streisand interview, Liza P…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Review: We Happy Few’s ‘Macbeth’ at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop by Ian Thal

Taking their seats in the black box theater, the audience is confronted with three immobile figures cloaked in chiaroscuro, as small, gold-leafed picture frames faintly reflect tiny boxes of…

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: The Other Josh Cohen by Lauren Yarger

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen. Photo:  Caitlin McNaney The Other Josh Cohen Book, Music and Lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen Directed by Hunter Foster Westside Theatre Through Ap…

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Opera review: Eugene Onegin features a Tatiana for our times by Susan Galbraith

The wait of thirty years came to an end Saturday night when Tchaikovsky’s opera Eugene Onegin returned to Washington in a spare yet stunningly beautiful production. The minimalist ‘box…

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Review: Waitress, Adelphi Theatre by Suzannah Ball

Review: Waitress, Adelphi Theatre4.0starsWhisked away by songs instilled with good old country ballads, Waitress warms me up like a freshly baked pie. With soulful music and lyrics by Sara B…

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UK Theatre partners with Audience Agency to collect ‘more accurate’ ticket sales data by Giverny Masso

UK Theatre has commissioned arts charity the Audience Agency to collect and analysis data on theatre ticket sales. The aim of this

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UK Theatre And The Audience Agency Join Forces by BroadwayWorld

UK Theatre has commissioned The Audience Agency to provide a new and enhanced sales reporting service through Audience Finder, the largest database of ticketed cultural engagement of its kin…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Daddy - Looking Behind The Eyes by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd Hollander Making a relationship work becomes problematic when those involved are not completely honest about what they want in such a union. It's a message that rings loud…

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Monica Dolan: ‘I stopped reading reviews when one said I was kittenish’ by Arifa Akbar

The award-winning actor and writer on All About Eve, celebrity culture and the perils of not actually being Welsh Monica Dolan is a Bafta-winning actor and writer. Born in Middlesbrough, her…

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Review: ‘Indecent’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Kristopher Zgorski

As presented at Baltimore Center Stage, Indecent is a timely, timeless story, about a sexuality, about a religion, about a people, about all people. Audiences will leave this production emot…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1032: Nicholas Linnehan by Adam Szymkowicz

Nicholas LinnehanCurrent Town: New York New YorkQ:  Tell me about Identity.  A:  Identity was written when I was trying to reconcile aspects of my own identity. I was and am gay disabl…

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VIDEO: People Will Say She's in Love! Rosie O'Donnell on What 'Astonished' Her About the OKLAHOMA! Revival by Paul Smith

'Ev'rythin's up to date in' New York City with a new production of Oklahoma beginning previews on Broadway later this month. Daniel Fish's production played at St. Ann's Warehouse late last …

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Father, Sister, Son: A Review of Doubt: A Parable at The Gift Theatre by Irene Hsiao

Casting the audience into the role of congregants, this production of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is more canny than most about what it let's us see.

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