Saturday, January 19, 2019

“Nantucket Sleigh Ride” at Lincoln Center Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The play “Nantucket Sleigh Ride,” a journey filled with elements of fantasy and mysticism starts its previews from February 21, 2019 at LCT’s New Claire Theater. LCT’s website d…

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Pondering Some Alternatives Facts About This Year's "LaBute New Theater Festival" by Broadwayandme

Transgression—social, sexual and otherwise—has been the bread and butter of Neil LaBute’s career. It might be the downfall of it too. Last year, allegations about some unidentified mis…

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People You Should Know . . . Danie Steel by Zack Calhoon

Danie Steel is excited to be making her debut with New Light Theater Project. Previous NYC Theater credits include: Marie (The Maid) in The Lesson, Rebecca Landel in A Real Boy. MFA graduate…

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People You Should Know . . . Alex Herrald by Zack Calhoon

Alex Herrald-New Light Theater Project debut. NYC Theatre: Please Continue, Metro Cards, Empathitrax (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Just Right Just Now (Lesser America), Life And Times (Public T…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Intelligence by Christopher Caz

This setting and premise alone might suggest quite a dull evening of theater, except for the fact that from the moment these actresses converge on the stage, the subtle energies of their cha…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Maestro ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg January 17, 2019: It’s obvious, from the demographic of the audience at The Duke on 42nd Street, that Arturo Toscanini is a name primarily older people recognize. And…

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REVIEW: The Phantom of the Opera by JK

Review of the Saturday, January 12, 2019 matinee performance at the Majestic Theatre in New York City.  Starring Ben Crawford, Kaley Ann Voorhees, Jason Forbach, Raquel Suarez Groen, Ca…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

FOR KING AND COUNTRY Returns Alongside New Sequel by BroadwayWorld

After the huge success of For King and Country last year it is returning once again to London - this time with a second show alongside it. Both set in the same alternate-history Britain with…

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Sid Silvers: Stooge of Stage, Scribbler of Screen by Trav S.D.

Brooklyn-born Sid Silvers (1901-1976) got his show business start in the early 1920s as the vaudeville stooge to comedian and accordion player Phil Baker, interrupting the act with comic bus…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Alyssa May Gold by Zack Calhoon

Alyssa May Gold is the founder/President of Pocket Universe. Her other work as a producer includes theatre: Hitler’s Tasters (New Light Theater Project), The Congr…

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Remembering Carol Channing by JK

Some people you think will always be with us. Carol Channing was one such person. She just always seemed to be around, attending shows, doing interviews, pitching in with charitable causes. …

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VAULT Festival 2019 Presents HOW TO DATE A MAGICAL CREATURE by BroadwayWorld

In this highly interactive improv comedy show, hosted by the witless 'Toby Vanilla' and set in a chaotic TV studio, the audience get to choose which magical creatures go under the journalist…

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Review: Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios by Gabriel Wilding

Review: Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios3.0stars“Have an éclair dear, calm yourself down,” and boy do we need calming down! With a wit, pace and intensity that almost sweeps us off our f…

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Cate Blanchett Takes Theatre’s As a Provocation by Blouin Artinfo

The Londoners are jubilantly waiting for Cate Blanchett to appear at the National Theatre, for her role in Martin Crimp’s play ‘When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other.’ The role…

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Dea Birkett: Disability is no laughing matter when it comes to circus artists by Dea Birkett

A man limps awkwardly on to the stage, mimicking a mouth twisted to one side, head bent towards his feet. The audience

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Video: Sara Bareilles Sounds Off On Audience Filming At WAITRESS by Alexa Criscitiello

WAITRESS star and composer, Sara Bareilles hit social media last night after spotting some illegal recording in the audience during a performance of Waitress. Check out her message to Broadw…

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Watch Carole King Surprise the Audience on Beautiful's Fifth Anniversary by Caitlin Moynihan

It's one fine day because Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrated five years on Broadway in the most special way this weekend. Carole King made a surprise appearance during the&nbs…

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Beautiful Celebrates 5 Years on Broadway by Broadwaydirect

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, rock and roll icon Carole King surprised the audience at Beautiful, by taking the stage of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre as the hit musical celebrates its fifth…

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Review: Nassim by Elyse Trevers

Rotating casts with guest performers have become common in Off-Broadway theater.  Sometimes, actors appear for only few weeks, other times they stay for months and often appear in front of …

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Review: ‘American Moor’ at Anacostia Playhouse by William Powell

American Moor, in a return engagement at Anacostia Playhouse, lambasts the audience with a series of provocative questions: can an actor play a role without tapping into the darkest parts of…

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Photo Flash: Carole King Surprises the Cast of BEAUTIFUL With a Performance and Curtain Call by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday, rock and roll icon Carole King surprised the audience at Beautiful, by taking the stage of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre as the hit musical celebrates its fifth anniversary on Broa…

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VIDEO: Carole King Surprises Audience at BEAUTIFUL and Performs as Herself by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday, rock and roll icon Carole King surprised the audience at Beautiful, by taking the stage of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre as the hit musical celebrates its fifth anniversary on Broa…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

10 Shows That Stood Out for Me in 2018 by Broadwayandme

The end of the year has sneaked up on me. I got lost in the whir of finishing the school semester where I teach, getting ready for Christmas and dealing with some health problems (nothing se…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Review: ‘Judy Garland: A Star Is Born’ at Signature Theatre by Jane Franklin

Signature Theatre’s Cabaret Series is a relaxed affair. Pull up a chair and put your elbows on the table because Awa Sal Secka and Katie Mariko Murray are going to make you feel right at h…

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Satire about Joe Clark’s political decline is full of wit and heart, and surprisingly sympathetic of Clark by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The anchor of the play is Philip Riccio as Clark, who through understated but profound character work draws the audience into Clark’s psyche and his dilemma, writes Karen Fricker.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1021: Dean O'Carroll by Adam Szymkowicz

Dean O'CarrollHometown: Amherst, MA. I went to the same high school as Madeline George and Annie Baker. In 2014, Annie won the Pulitzer for Drama (for THE FLICK) and other finalists were Ma…

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‘The audience is left to decide who is right’: LOOP – Lion & Unicorn Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Written by Peter Mulligan and directed by Zoey Alexis Boyd, Loop examines different philosophical outlooks one might have and how they ‘help’ (or not) with expectations of life.

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‘A sharply insightful & raw piece of theatre’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Union Theatre by Emma Clarendon

This production of the sharply relevant play An Enemy of the People at the Union Theatre features numerous dynamic performances, ensuring the audience’s attention is never lost.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

BWW Review: ONE NIGHT WITH... GIOVANNI SPANO, The Space @ Studio 88 by Charlotte Downes

London's newest West End Cabaret venue, The Space Studio 88, welcomes Giovanni Spano to sing to an intimate audience of devoted fans, one of whom has seen him at least 600 times. The compact…

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Half Straddle’s IS THIS A ROOM at the Kitchen by Dan O'Neil

Tina Satter’s direction and Half Straddle’s pitch-perfect company establish and then maintain an unblinking focus that cuts through the dissipating fog and rewards the audience’s taut …

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Golden Globe Awardees Fail to Impress by Blouin Artinfo

This year’s Golden Globe awards have somewhat surprised the audience because of the lesser quality of the awardees. The three categories reserved for comedy: best actor, best actress, and …

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