Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Sophia Anne Caruso, Damon Daunno, Amber Gray and More Join THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT Tonight

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and JOE's PUB will present a free virtual celebration of the new album The Liz Swados Project tonight Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00 PM Eastern. The event will feature sever…

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Melbourne Fringe: Slipstream

Slipstream is a masterful production that transcends the barrier of a screen to connect warmly and wholeheartedly. From the first beat of the score to the first word spoken, this work gently…

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Watch Broadway's André De Shields & Garth Kravits Team Up to Perform 'A Change Is Gonna Come' by Lindsey Sullivan

It's always a gift to experience the vocal stylings of André De Shields! The Hadestown Tony winner and Broadway's Garth Kravits, who together form the duo Yin & Yang, have joined force…

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Sophia Anne Caruso, Damon Daunno, Amber Grey and More Join Virtual Event Celebrating THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and JOE's PUB will present a free virtual celebration of the new album The Liz Swados Project on Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00 PM Eastern. The event will feature several o…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Far Away (PTP/NYC) by Wendy Caster

In the past couple of decades, Caryl Churchill has perfected the oblique and concentrated one-act play, somehow providing the intellectual challenge and emotional punch of the best of full-…

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Thoughts on Some Offerings of Theatrical Methadone for Those Missing Live Theater by Broadwayandme

A Zoomed scene from the staged reading of Lisa Loomer's docudrama Roe  It hit me unexpectedly. I’d been going along for the past seven months telling myself that I didn’t really miss …

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Concert Review: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s BSO Sessions “The Return” by Kaley Beins

As the pandemic drags on, the performing arts have worked hard to adapt to a safe and accessible format. Theatres have hosted outdoor shows and online staged readings. Performances from well…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Mermaid’s Tongue review – turn detective for this dazzling online gothic thriller by Mark Fisher

Available onlineUntimely deaths, ritual sacrifice, the supernatural ... steel yourself for a 90-minute immersive quest that’s an escape room for the age of social distancing It’s bad for…

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

WATCH: Stars From Les Misérables—The Staged Concert, The Phantom of the Opera, and Mary Poppins Perform on Britain's Got Talent Finale by Andrew Gans

Michael Ball, Matt Lucas, Carrie Hope Fletcher, John Owen-Jones, Shan Ako, Killian Donnelly, Zizi Strallen, and Charlie Stemp were among the performers on the ITV broadcast.

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Watch the Star-Packed Benefit Event The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America by Lindsey Sullivan

The great work begins—tonight! As previously reported, a benefit reading of scenes from Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning epic Angels in America will take place tonight, October 8, a…

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2020 Tony Awards Nominations Will Be Announced on October 15 by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart is set to announce nominations for the 74th Annual Tony Awards. The news will be announced live on the Tony Awards YouTube Channel on Thursday, October 15 …

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Jack Thorne's Adaptation of A Christmas Carol Will Be Performed and Streamed from London's Old Vic by Caitlin Moynihan

Even Scrooge would admit this is good news! For the fourth year in a row, Jack Thorne's adaptation of A Christmas Carol will play at London's Old Vic Theatre. This year it's part of the Old…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Review: Letters, Gate Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Letters, Gate Theatre4.0Overall ScoreThis is my third and final viewing of Letters. Helena Lymbery and Isabel Adomakoh Young are the performers this week – reuniting these two wome…

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sneak Peek! Watch the October Episode of Broadway Profiles, Featuring Mandy Gonzalez, Josh Groban & More by Broadway.com

Before it airs nationwide next month, we're offering a sneak peek at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles! Hosted by PIX11's Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Adrienne Warren, Barret Foa, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More Join MUSKET Alumni Concert

MUSKET, the University of Michigan's only student-run musical theatre company, has released the full lineup for this week's 'The Alumni Concert,' airing September 25th. The performers and sp…

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

A Special Labor Day Salute to All of Broadway's Truly Essential Performers by Broadwayandme

Traditions are important even—maybe especially—in troubled times. And so although theaters remain dark and I’ve been posting here infrequently, I’ve decided to go ahead with my annua…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Going to a live indoor Second City show felt strange and unnerving — for both the audience and the performers by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The entire cast seemed nervous, writes theatre critic Carly Maga, but the atmosphere of these five people making their way through something that used to feel normal, now rendered foreign, p…

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Jokes, guffaws and hardy perennials: Shedinburgh mows down the fringe by Brian Logan

With the Edinburgh festival shelved by Covid, standups have turned a garden shed into a stage for an online extravaganza. Our writer enjoys flashes of brilliance amid a dislocating experienc…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Actors' Equity Approves Indoor Productions of Little Shop of Horrors, Fully Committed & More by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the Actors’ Equity Association has already approved the reopening of the Massachusetts-based Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group. The o…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

The Last Five Years to Resume Performances at London's Southwark Playhouse in October by Lindsey Sullivan

Southwark Playhouse's production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years paused performances beginning on March 16 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. That production, directed by J…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Miscast20 Sets New Date & Reveals Performers, Including Adrienne Warren, Heather Headley & More by Lindsey Sullivan

MCC's previously postponed Miscast20, an online version of the annual gala featuring Broadway stars performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast, has a new date. Tune in to …

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Monday, August 3, 2020

See Stars of Jagged Little Pill, Hadestown, and More Reunite at Their Theatres by Marc J. Franklin

In celebration of theatre's unsung heroes, The Ensemblist welcomed the performers for a photoshoot at their Broadway homes.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

The Week in Theatre: My White Best Friend; And So We Come Forth – review by Susannah Clapp

Black writers shared feelings they had kept to themselves for years in a quietly explosive week of tension and tears The words of My White Best Friend (and Other Letters Left Unsaid) hit act…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

When the circus came to town and could not leave: troupe spends lockdown in Morecambe by Nazia Parveen

After five trying months in Lancashire, Big Kid Circus is now at centre of mystery after performers disappear Last week, Jhanys Corrales and Sandy Triana, two of the circus’s high-profile …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade face racism and the ‘comedy problem’ by Jessica Gelt - Los Angeles Times

There is finite room in the top ranks of L.A.’s leading improv and sketch comedy groups, and the performers selected to breathe the rarefied air have long been white.

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Was Washington Ballet’s Virtual Fundraising Gala A Bad Idea After All? by Artsjournal1

Organizers of the June 18 event, for which the company’s dancers gathered to tape performances which were streamed for attendees, say they followed all CDC and local health guidelines. Nev…

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Hamilton review: The close-ups and camera movements in this version enhance the charisma of the performers by Ao Scott, Ao Scott

The filmed version of the Broadway hit, which stars Lin-Manuel Miranda and a cast of black and Latino actors as the founding fathers, is being streamed on Disney+ from today

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Kennedy Center Cancels Through The Rest Of 2020 by Artsjournal

“For a number of weeks, we have been talking about what would it take to be able to bring people back, how seating in the theaters could be with social distancing and thinking about the pe…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Homemakers review – future dreams and present nightmares by Catherine Love

Available online Manchester’s Home stages a lockdown all-nighter exploring students’ dreams, alongside time-capsule plays about spiralling social media horrors and disrupted lives ‘We…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

29 Singers Who Brought Their Concerts to Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

From Patti LaBelle to Patti LuPone, look back at some of the performers who brought their musicianship to the Main Stem.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Why Is The Emerald City So White? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady …

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