Sunday, July 21, 2024

Bullyache’s Who Hurt You? review – a messy self-assured world of glitter and sweat by Lyndsey Winship

Bold Tendencies, LondonLike a live music video crossed with avant-garde dance theatre – and utterly steeped in young queer British culture A show that claimed to cross Kenneth MacMillan’…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:02PM

Christopher Jackson and Anthony Ramos Perform '96,000' Up Close! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: During the commerical breaks of the 2019 Tony Awards, Corden went into the audience to have attendees perform some Broadway karaoke. Christopher Jackson and …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:48PM
Thursday, July 18, 2024

Daniel Kitson detests audience participation but still manipulates us like marionettes | Brian Logan by Brian Logan

The comedian’s show Collaborator involves 160 audience members getting speaking parts – and Kitson has anticipated every possible question, anxiety or misstep What happens when an audien…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:02PM

Struck out by Amanda Finn

It was the unsecured, random bundle of cords that first caught my eye at Otherworld Theatre’s The Lightning Thief: A Percy Jackson Musical. They were slung around the railing to the audien…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:36PM

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

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: 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…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:36AM

My Variety Review: 'Choice' by Winnie Holzman at the McCarter by Frank Rizzo

Making life-altering decisions is no small matter, especially for the characters in “Choice,” Winnie Holzman’s provocative but imperfect play, which just completed a run at Princeton�…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 10:46AM

When It Happens To You | 2024 London Trailer by Official London Theatre

From New York Times best-selling author Tawni O’Dell comes the powerful true story of a mother desperately trying to hold her family together after a devastating event changes the course o…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:52AM
Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Broadway Sessions is GETTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Back Together! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: We got Gettin' The Band Back Together- BACK TOGETHER at Broadway Sessions recently.  Cast members reunited to tell stories from the show and perform music they…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM
Monday, July 15, 2024

Empire: The Musical by Elyse Trevers

What can the audience learn from the new production “Empire: The Musical” directed by Cady Huffman? The building was originally supposed to be named after former governor Alfred E. Smith…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 10:48AM

Dance Review: ‘re:Creation’ presented by Pilobolus at Wolf Trap by Carolyn Kelemen

A strange figure wrapped in a large tie-dye fabric (that doubles as a curtain) emerges from the wings. It creeps downstage and attaches itself to a second such figure. Suddenly, like an amoe…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 12:18AM
Sunday, July 14, 2024

Theater Review: ‘Miss Nelson is Missing!’ at Imagination Stage by Eric Colchamiro

School teachers can be wonderful guides to life for young people. The best ones teach lessons that last a lifetime. “Miss Nelson is Missing!,” now playing at Imagination Stage, shows aud…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:50PM

Noah Marlowe to Make 54 Below Debut by Sandi Durell

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents the solo cabaret debut of Noah Marlowe on July 29th, 2024, at 9:30pm. Noah Marlowe, star of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon, also known for D…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:57AM

Photos: Austin Butler, Kaia Gerber, LuPone, Broderick & More Attend OH, MARY! Opening Night

See our exclusive photo of Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber in the audience on opening night of Oh, Mary! on Broadway, as well as photos of Matthew Broderick, Patti LuPone, and more as they h…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:48AM
Saturday, July 13, 2024

Bill’s 44th by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen July 13, 2024: Bill is throwing himself party. He whips off a calendar page to display the date and BILL’S 44th BIRTHDAY! The audience spontaneously cheers. Dancing his…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:58PM

My Afternoon with Dr. Ruth by Frank Rizzo

Sad news about the death of Dr. Ruth Westheimer at the age of 96. I remember fondly spending an afternoon with her in her Washington Heights apartment in NYCm in 2013 to advance a production…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 01:13PM

Capital Fringe Review: ‘Over Her Dead Body: Revival’ presented by Pinky Swear Productions at Theater J by Peter Orvetti

If there is one sure thing at Capital Fringe, it is Pinky Swear Productions (PSP). Even Founding Artistic Director Karen Lange, speaking to the audience just before this year’s opening per…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 12:17PM

BLACKOUT! by Ron Fassler

July 13, 2024: Theatre Yesterday and Today Forty-seven years ago tonight, on July 13, 1977 at exactly 9:29 p.m., New York City suffered an electrical blackout that lasted into afternoon the…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 10:06AM
Friday, July 12, 2024

The Journals of Adam and Eve: The World’s First Love Story by Victoria Dammer

Satirical bantering and barbs between Adam and Eve, with just enough chutzpah to make the audience burst out with laughter. Linden and Henner were uproarious. Go enjoy this magnificent and …

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 03:35PM

Frightfully funny: is being roared at by a near-naked hardman really comedy? by Brian Logan

Testosterone-soaked clowning show Furiozo: Man Looking for Trouble spikes fun with fear – but the hooligan’s knife-edge moments of vulnerability lead us somewhere different Clowning is a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:06PM

Paulina Lenoir: Puella Eterna review – flamenco clown takes us from cradle to grave by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonLenoir’s mischievous charm is infectious, and she plays with skill on the heartstrings and funny bones Clowning may be silly, but it is seldom, these days, insubstantia…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:48AM
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Some Bali-Ha'i Thoughts on 'South Pacific' at Goodspeed by Frank Rizzo

The show: “South Pacific” at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT. , through Aug. 11. What is it?: A Rodgers & Hammerstein musical based on James A. Michener’s Pulitzer Prize-w…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 08:17PM
Monday, July 8, 2024

COME FROM AWAY Tributes the Audiences of San Diego, Seattle, Gander, DC, Toronto & Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Tony winning director Christopher Ashley says that Come From Away came together with the entrance of the musical's final character... the audience. Below, watch…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:02AM

James Corden delays play to watch Euros penalty shootout with audience – video

James Corden delayed the start of a play in which he stars at the Old Vic theatre in London so the cast and audience could watch England’s penalty shootout in the Euros match against Switz…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM
Sunday, July 7, 2024

Radiant Vermin review – cartoonish descent into property hell by Clare Brennan

Tron, GlasgowA couple stop at nothing to secure their first home in Johnny McKnight’s deliciously fast-paced production of Philip Ridley’s Faustian black comedy The theme underpinning Ph…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:36AM
Friday, July 5, 2024

Highly Produced Punk Chaos in Alex Romania’s FACE EATERS by Hallie Chametzky

One of the work’s most shocking accomplishments is that, despite the intense volume, confounding poetic ramblings, disturbing vibes, and depressing inspiration, the audience loves it.

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 06:24PM

WAITRESS Cast Serves It Up at Broadway Sessions! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Cast members from Waitress served up sweet slices of song at Broadway Sessions recently. Alicia Keys, Sondheim and of course, Bareilles were on the menu. Cast m…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:54PM
Thursday, July 4, 2024

A New Principal Takes Her Bow at American Ballet Theater by Gia Kourlas

After a tremendous “Swan Lake” performance, Chloe Misseldine was promoted onstage at the Metropolitan Opera House. The audience went nuts.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:01AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Moulin Rouge 5th Anniversary Limited Edition Playbill (July 2024)

Moulin Rouge celebrates it's 5th Anniversary on Broadway with a limited edition, special July 2024 Playbill! Exclusively available to the audience ...

SOURCE: Google at 04:12AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

How viral ‘crowd work’ clips are remaking standup for the social media age by Isobel Lewis

More and more comedians are uploading their improvised encounters with audience members. But do these interactions detract from the craft of standup? The front row of a comedy club is a scar…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:32AM
Monday, July 1, 2024

Gino Vannelli at Blue Note Jazz Festival by Barbare Sturua

A living legend Gino Vannelli lights up the stage and touches the hearts and souls of the audience with his music.

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 07:31PM

ON YOUR FEET! Cast Congas Over to BROADWAY SESSIONS! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The cast of ON YOUR FEET! brought the heat to Broadway Sessions on Thursday night February 18th. The sold out room was abuzz, as ON YOUR FEET cast members too…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:12AM

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