Friday, December 1, 2023

Lunar Halo review – Sigur Rós soundtrack arresting images and smooth moves by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonCloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan show extraordinary finesse but the theme of bodies and technology rarely coheres into anything substantial A giant hand reaches dow…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:24AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Samita Sinha's "Tremor" at Danspace Project by The Dance Enthusiast

"Composer Simita Sinha, and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili, sit with legs-folded upon round platforms below long swags of red fabric hung from the second floor of St. Mark’s Church in Tre…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Broadway Close Up: Party at the Princes' by Wendy Caster

Last night, Broadway Close Up presented yet another lovely night of talented people singing wonderful songs. The evening was devoted to shows that Hal Prince produced and/or directed, which …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 05:12PM
Sunday, November 12, 2023

Concert Review: ‘Broadway Legends’ Ted Sperling, Scarlett Strallen, Hugh Panaro, and Dee Roscioli with The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra by Herb Merrick

“Broadway Legends” is a superb evening of musical theatre songs from over the past 90 years. The performers all have extensive Broadway performance experience. Tenor Hugh Panaro holds th…

SOURCE: at 03:30PM
Friday, November 10, 2023

Some Like It Hot, Shucked, Sweeney Todd, More Pick Up 2024 Grammy Nominations by Darryn King

Taylor who? The five nominations for Best Musical Theater Album for the 66th annual Grammy Awards have been announced. Cast albums for Broadway’s Kimberly Akimbo, Shucked and Some Like I…

SOURCE: at 03:02PM

Hot Orange review – hoop dreams and true love in bittersweet teen drama by Chris Wiegand

Half Moon theatre, LondonAmal Khalidi and Tatenda Naomi Matsvai’s touring play for over-13s evokes two friends’ passions and pressures ‘Hot orange” is the name given to a basketball …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:54AM
Sunday, October 29, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Cabaret Macabre’ by Happenstance Theater at Baltimore Theater Project by Sue Tilberry

Happenstance Theater’s “Cabaret Macabre” has returned to Baltimore Theater Project with a series of delightful vignettes that are dark, sometimes bloody, disturbing, and always funny. …

SOURCE: at 11:17PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

Mycelial review – underground community of sex workers fight for change by Catherine Love

Northern Stage, NewcastleStories from across the world intertwine through activism in an ambitious production, but the delicate threads never quite mesh The title of Open Clasp’s new show …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:19AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

HopeBoykinDance: States of Hope by Joel Benjamin

The spine of the work wasn’t the choreography or dancing, but the lines spoken by the dancers as they walked about the stage; however, since the lighting by Crawford was shadowy and the da…

SOURCE: at 07:03PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

The Right is Ours by Steven Morris

Anna Mintzer (photo by Berrie Tsang) Reviewed by F. Kathleen Foley Sierra Madre Playhouse Through Oct. 8 America’s female suffrage movement dates back to 1848’s first women’s rights co…

SOURCE: at 02:46PM
Monday, September 18, 2023

Bonnie Milligan, Jeannette Bayardelle, Carolee Carmello, and More Join Abingdon Theatre Company's 31st Anniversary Gala

Abingdon Theatre Company has  announced the performers joining the celebration to honor Tony & Obie Award winner V (formerly Eve Ensler) and Obie Award winner & Tony Award nominee M…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:49AM
Friday, September 15, 2023

Photos: See the Dancers Who Were Set to Perform at the Cancelled Chita Rivera Tribute by Molly Higgins

The event, part of the Curtain Up Broadway Festival, was cancelled due to inclement weather. But several of the performers came by the Playbill studio for a photoshoot.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM
Saturday, September 9, 2023

Photos: See the Performers of the Curtain Up Prudential Stages on Broadway Concert by Molly Higgins

The four finalists performed in Times Square September 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:58PM
Thursday, September 7, 2023

More Theater Updates by Sandi Durell

Urban Stages – Abingdon Theatre Gala – Tituss Burgess (Moulin Rouge!) – La Chanze/PACNYC – Patrick Olson’s Emergence Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Producing Artistic Direc…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:42AM
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Building A Show | SIX | Episode 15. WHAM by Mirvish Productions

The wigs in SIX are meticulously crafted to enhance the characters, setting, and the personalities of the performers, and are a big piece of SIX’s visual identity. The WHAM department main…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:25AM
Tuesday, August 29, 2023

How to Steal an Election by Wendy Caster

In this sad time of theatres' laying off staff, shortening seasons, and disappearing altogether, there is at least one bright spot: the York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti are back!! Mu…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 02:37AM
Friday, August 25, 2023

Brave Space review – no false moves in this wondrous up-close circus by Chris Wiegand

Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows, EdinburghThe US company Aloft invite audiences to assist them in an intimate and astonishing acrobatic show You have heard how it takes a village to…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:13AM
Sunday, August 20, 2023

The week in theatre: The Effect; Makeshifts and Realities – reviews by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton, London; Finborough, LondonJamie Lloyd galvanises Lucy Prebble’s drama about two patients who on a drug trial, while a trilogy of pre-first world war playlets captures a forgotte…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:07AM
Thursday, August 17, 2023

Miniaturised shows tackle big problems at the Edinburgh festival by Mark Fisher

Two inventive productions, Dimanche and Concerned Others, use puppetry and object-theatre to tackle vast environmental and social subjects Such is the enormity of the problems facing humanit…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:07AM

Funeral review – hushed rituals provide deep communal catharsis by Kate Wyver

Zoo Southside, EdinburghBelgian theatre company Ontroerend Goed create a sombre, dreamlike atmosphere in this piece about funeral rites and mourning We queue up to give the names of our dead…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:49AM
Saturday, August 12, 2023

The Shark Is Broken ***, Back to the Future: The Musical *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward August 12, 2023: “What do you think it’s about?,” asks Alex Brightman, referring to the deeper meaning of Jaws, the movie his character Richard Dreyfuss is filmin…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 07:39PM
Thursday, August 10, 2023

Once Upon a One More Time by Wendy Caster

Once Upon a One More Time is not a show I would usually see. The only thing I know about Britney Spears is that she's in the news a lot and has had some tough times. And I don't care much a…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 08:19PM

Over 90 ADJ Fixtures Create Ambiance for Pennzoil VIP Party In Las Vegas by Michael Eddy

Serving as the opening party of the SEMA automotive industry trade show, Pennzoil’s ‘Dare To Perform’ VIP party featured a carefully curated program of entertainment, which was accentu…

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Watch George Salazar Sing from New Joe Iconis Musical by New York Theater

George Salazar, who sang the show-stopper “Michael in the Bathroom” in “Be More Chill” on Broadway, was one of more than two dozen performers to join the Tony-nominated composer of �…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 01:20AM
Sunday, June 18, 2023

Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth 2023 by NewYorkTheater

At the third annual Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert in Father Duffy Square, several of the performers, a Broadway producer and a Tony winning Broadway director explain their earliest …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:17PM
Friday, June 16, 2023

Lorna Courtney, Crystal Lucas-Perry, NaTasha Yvette Williams & More Set for BROADWAY CELEBRATES JUNETEENTH

The Broadway League’s Black to Broadway Initiative has revealed the performers for this year’s Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert taking place on Sunday, June 18th from 11:00am …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:49PM
Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Journey to the Interior: A Review of The Memory Place at The Edge Theater by Sharon Hoyer

"The Memory Place” is the tenth iteration of Pivot Arts’ annual festival of theater, music, dance and multidisciplinary performance. This year the co-curators gathered five pieces under …

SOURCE: at 08:00AM
Saturday, June 3, 2023

Photos: Go Backstage at HAM4HAM with the Casts of INTO THE WOODS, & JULIET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, and More

The casts of Into the Woods, New York, New York, and & Juliet performed at this week's Ham4Ham, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the performers backstage at the event. Check out th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Assassins by Wendy Caster

The Gallery Players production of Assassins is unfortunately not up to its usual standards. I admire the ambition of attempting Assassins, with its non-plot, odd politics, long swaths of sp…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 07:06PM
Sunday, May 14, 2023

‘The Rite of Spring’ gets a feminist, African perspective from Dada Masilo by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

Masilo’s ‘The Sacrifice,’ inspired by Stravinsky’s original, is a universal statement about ritual in our lives, and the connection of healing and grief.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 09:00AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater