Sunday, August 5, 2018

Stoel (Chair) review – seats take the floor in spellbinding dance show by Chris Wiegand

Zoo Southside, EdinburghOrdinary chairs become monsters, vehicles and a perilous walkway in Compagnie Nyash’s gently mischievous performance for over-threesFifteen junkshop chairs enter th…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Member’s Preview of Emma Thompson-starrer “The Children Act” by Blouin Artinfo

London’s Everyman Cinema will be holding a special preview of drama film “The Children Act” exclusively for its members on August 19, 2018.Directed by Richard Eyre and produced by Dunc…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Emma Thompson Starrer ‘The Children Act’ at The Lexi by Blouinartinfo

The 2017 drama film, “The Children Act,” starring two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson, will be screened at the The Lexi Cinema, London, on August 24. “The Children Act” is a dra…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

“Hansel and Gretel” at LA Opera, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

“Hansel and Gretel” will be on stage at LA Opera, Los Angeles. The opera stars  Susan Graham.“The beloved fairy tale comes to the operatic stage with 12-foot-tall creatures, fanta…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

The Everywhere Bear review – Julia Donaldson's little hero captivates its tiny audience by Miriam Gillinson

Polka, LondonRebecca Cobb’s original illustrations are elegantly woven into the design of this thoughtful yet unshowy adaptationThe Everywhere Bear sits on a shelf in Class One. He’s so …

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Roger Bart and Ali Stroker Join Cast of “Annie” by Blouin Artinfo

The casting has been announced for Michael Arden’s upcoming Hollywood Bowl production of the musical “Annie,” which runs from July 27 through July 29, 2018.Web magazine TheaterMania ha…

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CMT San Jose Celebrates 50-Year Legacy with Alumni-Choreographers

When people hear that the Children?s Musical Theater in San Jose finds a role for every student who tries out, they have a couple reactions, says Kevin Hauge, who has been the company?s arti…

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff Cast in Upcoming Season The Walking Dead by Ruthie Fierberg

The Children of a Lesser God star will join season nine for a multi-episode arc.

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Muriel's Wedding, Beautiful, The Children Triumph at 2018 Helpmann Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A variety of Australia stars and creatives were honored for their stage work during the 2018 Helpmann Awards annual ceremony, held at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on July 15. Broadway-alum s…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘1 2 3: a play about abandonment and ballroom dancing’ by Bob Ashby

What becomes of the children of famous (or notorious) people later in their lives is fertile ground for fiction as well as documentary storytellers. One of the best of the genre is E.L. Doct…

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Scaramouche Jones, Bristol by Lyn Gardner

Old Vic, BristolScaramouche Jones, born at midnight on December 31 1899, a strange, pale, white-skinned "oyster" who popped out of his Gypsy prostitute mother in a fishmongers in Trinidad. A…

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

La Fille mal gardée review – breezy and blissful by Luke Jennings

Bristol HippodromeBirmingham Royal Ballet’s heartfelt production of Frederick Ashton’s comic country tale is a delightCreated in a whirlwind month of rehearsals in 1960, Frederick Ashton…

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Sunday, July 1, 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings Lullaby to Children Separated From Families by Stephanie Wild

Today in Washington D.C., a march was held to raise awareness and resist against the policy forcing children to be separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Lin-Manuel Miranda…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

MISSED THE BOAT: Girls & Boys by Debbie Gilpin

Posted on June 21, 2018June 21, 2018 by Debbie Girls & Boys Photo credit: Marc BrennerEarlier this year, award-winning actress Carey Mulligan made her return to the London stag…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ at Imagination Stage by Johanna Alonso

For fans of the Charles Schulz’s classic Peanuts cartoons and comics, Imagination Stage’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” directed by Aaron Posner, is su…

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The Turn of the Screw review – Britten's opera chills the spine as darkness falls by Michael Billington

Regent’s Park Open Air theatre, LondonThis superb production creeps into every corner of the outdoor space, as the battle for children’s souls intensifies Britten in the park? A ghost st…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Review: Slices of Intense Feeling by Michael Block

By Ed MalinAt the Brick Theater, The Festival of Lies continues from June 5 through July 5.I saw Sweet Little Lies, which, as its title implies, is a thought-provoking program of short plays…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Review: The Reason I Jump at The Children’s Wood at North Kelvin Meadow, Glasgow by David Pollock

'A vivid plea for understanding': David Pollock reviews a promenade adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s book about the experience of autism. The post Review: The Reason I Jump at The Children…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Barnardo’s Young Supporters Concert at Barbican Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Barnardo's are elated present on stage their Young Supporters concert in the Barbican. It is a mass choir to be conducted by Mr Adrian Pitts and Mrs Olivia Sparkhall who will sing various so…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

‘The children are the most talented I have ever seen in a production’: MATILDA THE MUSICAL – Touring by Helen McWilliams

A captivating and energetic production that holds your attention entirely, throughout. In fact, I’ve never been at a show that seemingly passes so quickly.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

“Game of Thrones” Awaits a Prequel Series from George R.R. Martin and Jane Goldman by Blouin Artinfo

HBO gave out a pilot order to the makers of GOT series set in the lands of Westeros only thousands of years ago from when the hit show started. The prequel now lies in the head of George R.R…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards by Eric King

Ten points, and a Tony, to Gryffindor! Penned by Jack Thorne, The eighth installment of the blockbuster book and film franchise, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was named Best Play a…

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2018 Tony Award Winners

Best Play “The Children” by Lucy Kirkwood “Farinelli and The King” by Claire van Kampen Winner: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two” by Jack Thorne “Junk” b…

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Laurie Metcalf Wins Second Consecutive Tony Award for Three Tall Women by Andy Lefkowitz

Laurie Metcalf has won her second Tony Award! The stage-and-screen star triumphed in the Featured Actress in a Play category for her turn in the Broadway-premiere production of Edward Albee&…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Spring roundup: Mean Girls, Our Lady of 121st Street, Paradise Blue, Dance Nation by Elizabeth Wollman

Mean GirlsMean Girls is cute and funny, well-staged, a little too long for what it is, occasionally miked too loud, and ultimately better than getting a cavity filled. I wish I'd been thrill…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

2018 Tony Award Winners — Who Should Win by New York Theater

Below are my preferences — not my predictions — for the 72nd Annual Tony Awards. See my article in DC Theatre Scene for an explanation for each of my choices. Best Musical Nominated:…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have announced that Melody Herzfeld, the Stoneman Douglas High School theater teacher who saved the lives of 65 students during the recent t…

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Theatre review: That Face / Duke of York's, London by Michael Billington

Duke of York's, LondonForget all the hype about Polly Stenham, at 21, being the youngest West End debutant since Christopher Hampton.What matters is that her 90-minute play, first seen at th…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

This year, the 72nd Annual Tony Awards will be held on June 10, 2018. The awards are given in recognition of achievement in Broadway productions. The ceremony will be held at Radio City Musi…

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