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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Monday, September 24, 2018

Review: Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Jeffrey Walker

Toby’s Dinner Theatre is THE place and its joint is jumping thanks to the infectious melodies of the late, great Mr. Thomas Waller, a.k.a Fats Waller. The show is Ain’t Misbehavin’, on…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Official Launch Of The Hope Street Theatre, Liverpool by BroadwayWorld

Liverpool's newest theatrical space The Hope Street Theatre will officially open its doors on Sunday 23 September, 2018 at 5pm at an Invitation only gala event. The launch will include talks…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Francesca Montanile Lyons by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Lydia Kincaid)Francesca Montanile Lyons is a Philly-based director, performer, and educator born and raised in Puerto Rico. She is Co-Artistic Director of Antigravity Performa…

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American Choreographer Merce Cunningham’s Centenary at Opera National de Lyon, France by Blouinartinfo

As part of the 100th anniversary of American choreographer Merce Cunningham, Opera National de Lyon, France presents two of his major pieces — “Summerspace” and “Exchange.” The dan…

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Tallulah Brown: 'Robert Redford was talking about dragons with our song in the background' by Chris Wiegand

The Trills musician is used to her lyrics being used in trailers but her play Songlines puts her in the spotlight with the actors Playwrights don’t usually share the stage with the perform…

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[email protected] releases "Unmasked: The Platinum Collection" album this September including @Beyonce, @LanaDelRay & @Madonna #TheatreNews

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new album UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION is soon to be released as a deluxe five LP box set. The performers on this mammoth new box set include *draws breath* Lana…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber releases "Unmasked: The Platinum Collection" album... including Beyonce, Lana Del Ray & Madonna

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new album UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION is soon to be released as a deluxe five LP box set. The performers on this mammoth new box set include *draws breath* Lana…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Heartbreak House by Wendy Caster

George Bernard Shaw's play Heartbreak House has been compared to the works of Chekhov. He himself hinted at the connection via the play's subtitle:  A Fantasia in the Rus…

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

In the Penal Colony by Darryl Reilly

Director Miranda Haymon’s electric staging of her pared down yet faithful adaptation is filled with dialogue characteristic of Kafka and bracing sequences. Basketball is a key visual metap…

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Monday, September 3, 2018

“The Nutcracker” at Royal Opera House, London by Blouin Artinfo

“The Nutcracker” will be on stage from December 3, 2018 through January 15, 2019 at Royal Opera House, London.A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

The Tailgate Fest at The Forum, Inglewood, CA by Blouin Artinfo

A galaxy of stars will descend to kick start the first edition of the Tailgate Fest on September 1, 2018.Tailgate Fest promises to deliver the most definitive live musical experience to peop…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

James Brining: Benefits of ensemble theatre extend beyond the performers by James Brining

Ensemble companies are recognised for providing a rare opportunity for actors to work within a stable and enriching environment, enabling them to

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

The League of Gentlemen review – a brilliantly twisted return to the stage by Brian Logan

Sunderland Empire Exhilarating new material joins favourite vintage sketches as Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton bring their chilling creations to life again on tourTV tie-i…

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Why The Summer Broadway Cast Album Is The Ultimate Souvenir by Gordon Cox

It was Monday morning in a Manhattan recording studio, and the cast of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical knew they’d made magic. The performers and musicians had all gathered on their first…

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

‘More than just great music’: 8 Songs – Edinburgh Fringe by Katharine Kavanagh

This response was produced as part of the #CircusVoices scheme for developing critical practice around circus arts. Review from: Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Festival Fringe; 14t…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Heist! by Wendy Caster

I get invited to a lot of shows, and it's not always easy to decide which ones to see. Often I rely on a familiar name: if person A is directing or person B is acting or person C wrote the m…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

See the First Photo of Steven Pasquale & Kerry Washington in American Son by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen stars Steven Pasquale and Kerry Washington are set to star in Christopher Demos-Brown's American Son this fall. The duo will play a couple looking for their missing teen…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

WATCH: #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - "Old Man River" from Show Boat

It's absolutely one of the most iconic musicals of all time. SHOW BOAT, the 1927 musical about the lives of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on a Mississippi River show boat, was …

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