Monday, December 10, 2018

Jack and the Beanstalk review at Exeter Northcott Theatre – ‘struggles to connect’ by Ben Kulvichit

At its best, panto can be a joyful shared experience in which the performers are truly present with, and constantly responding to,

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Gecko’s “The Wedding” at Barbican Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Artistic director Amit Lahav orchestrates this stage spectacle called “The Wedding,” at London’s Barbican Theatre from January 24-26, 2019.“The Wedding,” comes as part of 2019’s …

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The show must go on... and on: lessons on handling pressure from stars of the stage by Chris Wiegand

Know your strengths and eat boiled eggs … how do a musical-theatre star, a ballerina and an opera singer cope with the demands of their roles – and what we can we learn from them?The lig…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Billy Porter headlines Roots of Steel benefit concert in Oakland Dec. 27 by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Joe Grushecky and Chris Jamison are among the performers singing to benefit the congregations affected by the Tree of Life shootings.

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“Sleeping Beauty” at The Esplanade Theatre, Singapore by Blouin Artinfo

The timeless classic “Sleeping Beauty” Sleeping Beauty will warm your heart with its charming sets and grand elegance at Singapore’s Esplanade Theatre from December 6-9, 2018.A favouri…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Costume Designer: Uriel Gomez by American Theatre Editors

He sees his work as a collaboration with the performers he's dressing.

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Why is violence towards Front of House workers tolerated? by Manuel Muñoz

I’m sure many of you have worked Front of House at a theatre. Apart from the performers, we are the most visible, prominent faces and the ones who deal with audiences directly. Most of the…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Review: Elf the Musical, Olney’s spectacular holiday musical by Meaghan Hannan Davant

If there’s one thing you’ll take away from Olney Theatre Center’s Elf the Musical it’s this: the DC musical theater scene has a tremendous talent base. To a one, Elf’s largely ense…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Christopher Green’s Immersive Theater “The Home” is the New Level of Live Theater by Blouin Artinfo

Immersive show “The Home” is going to give audiences a real life experience of a care home and a taste of their life in future, reports the Guardian.The writer and performer Christopher …

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Will Swenson, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lee Graham, More Perform in The Rocky Horror Skivvies Show by Hannah Vine

Christina Bianco, Matt Doyle, and Diana Huey were also among the performers at the Joe's Pub concert.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

The Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Joyce DiDonato, and The Philadelphia Orchestra relive the magic of Wagner, Bates, Chausson, and Respighi, in a concert at the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage of New Y…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A Sparrow, a Rose and the Empire Windrush at London’s Barbican

Veteran calypso stars will be among the performers in a show celebrating the arrival of Caribbean immigrants

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

FGO’s Authentic La bohème; Results Are Perfect Puccini by Bill Hirschman

Florida Grand Opera's presentation of La bohème is authentically true to Puccini's original right down to the pink bonnet. Besides an impressive visual production, this would still stand be…

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Review: Dracula from We Happy Few by Jon Jon Johnson

One of my favorite things about any We Happy Few production is the vigor and joy with which the performers throw themselves into the work. The story, like Bram Stoker’s original Dracula, i…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

The Thanksgiving Play by Wendy Caster

I see political correctness as largely a good thing. For me, it connotes trying to honor other people and their needs; calling people by their chosen names; respecting that people with diffe…

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Big Apple Circus by Wendy Caster

If you have any interest in circuses; if you love the daring young people on the flying trapeze; if you are entertained by amazing juggling or impressed by feats of strength or fascinated by…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Thomas Kail to Present Off-Broadway Run of Freestyle Love Supreme by Andy Lefkowitz

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Jon Steingart and Jill Furman have announced a limited return engagement of Freestyle Love Supreme, the high-energy show that blends hip-hop, improvisational…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

“The BigBand in concert” at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Germany by Blouin Artinfo

“The BigBand in concert: Sinatra meets Basie” will be on stage on October 29, 2018, at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Germany.The show is a tribute to Count Basie and Frank Sinatra with original …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Odds & Ends: Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Jeremy Jordan Set for 'Broadway @' Series at New York's Town Hall & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Jeremy Jordan Set for "Broadway @" Series at New York's Town Hall Six-tim…

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The Friday 5: 5 Sondheim Shows On Video by JK

One of the best things about being a Sondheim fan is that there is no lack of material to watch or listen to. It seems almost every major show or Stephen-related event is recorded (though I'…

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IMPRESSIONS: CIRCA in Yaron Lifschitz's “HUMANS” at BAM by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: CIRCA in Yaron Lifschitz's “HUMANS” at BAM, "Three of them take to the air on hanging fabric strips, and just when you think that nothing is impossible, the performers tr…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Ain’t Too Proud pays a busy, sometimes breathtaking tribute to the Temptations by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Jukebox musical’s story of the Motown hitmakers stuffs a lot of events and songs into show dominated all the same by the music — especially the talents of the performers.

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Ragged Wing Debuts A Fierce New Training Program

by Emily Wilson On a recent Friday night, an audience gathered at the Flight Deck in downtown Oakland and watched a dozen or so theatre artists doing warm ups?slapping their thighs and ches…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Mario Lopez, and More Broadway Stars Urge People to Vote With 'Enough Already' Music Video by Stage Tube

A music video has been released, featuring many Broadway favorites, urging people to get out and vote. Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead the performers lending their voices to the song,…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Rich in talent: @JudyKuhn1 & @annalouisegold are among the performers making a match with the @MenChocFactory’s #FiddlerOnTheRoof

Time to take a look at the principal company chosen for Trevor Nunn’s major revival of Fiddler on the Roof as Judy Kuhn, Stewart Clarke, Matt Corner and Louise Gold joining the previously …

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'The body lights up': stroke survivors find their footing through dance by Lyndsey Winship

After fresh and funny takes on Shakespeare and Paradise Lost, Ben Duke brings together five people who have had a stroke to tell their stories – and help them reconnect with their bodiesIt…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Boulez Ensemble, Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin — a tale of two Barenboims

Pianist father and violinist son were among the performers in this Greek-themed programme

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“The Illusionists” at Sydney Opera House by Blouinartinfo

The Sydney Opera House will host the world’s best-selling magic show “The Illusionists” packed with thrilling magic of unprecedented proportions. The magic show will be on stage at the…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

“Opera For All” at London Coliseum by Blouin Artinfo

Since the late 1960s, London’s largest theatre Coliseum has endeavored to make world-class opera accessible to all. This wonderful value they inculcated long back continues till this day t…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America (book review) by Wendy Caster

It's difficult this week to agree with the title The World Only Spins Forward. But in the story of Angels in America, the world did spin forward, as shown by this fascinating, info…

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

'Cage, Imaginary Landscape No. 4' at Alte Oper, Frankfurt by Blouin Artinfo

"Imaginary Landscape" is the title of a series of five pieces by American composer John Cage, all of which include instruments or other elements requiring electricity. 'Imaginary Landsc…

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