Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Exeter Northcott Theatre by Nicky Sweetland

From humble beginnings in a pub in Islington, when a group of LAMDA graduates first conceived Mischief Theatre, the company has gone from strength to strength and following an award winning …

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Present Laughter & More Plays Boom at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony-nominated revival of Noël Coward's classic comedy Present Laughter shot up $100,066 this week, grossing a total of $853,434. The Kevin Kline-led side-splitter is up for thr…

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Non-Stop Hilarity that “Goes Wrong” by Cogency

The Play That Goes Wrong. Written by Henry Lewis, directed by Mark Ball. Lyceum Theatre, New York. May 2017.   You don’t have to travel across the pond to see this superb presentation…

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Jonathan Sayer & Henry Lewis Talk Co-Creating & Starring in The Play That Goes Wrong, First Impressions at LAMDA, & Their Epic Olivier Nig

The Play That Goes Wrong creators and stars Jonathan Sayer & Henry Lewis talk first impressions, Olivier night secrets, and backstage rituals and hijinks.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time for another round: the rebirth of pub theatre by Matt Trueman

Boozy function rooms were once theatre’s radical heart. Rising costs and the changing face of the fringe threatened all that – but pubs around Britain are pulling in audiences with their…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Cheering The Outer Critics Circle's Awards by Broadwayandme

I promise to get back to talking about shows I've seen soon but as a card-carrying member of the Outer Critics Circle, I feel honor-bound to tout the awards we announced on Monday. The OCC r…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Broadway Grosses: A Doll's House, Part 2 Excels at Box Office Following a Slew of Tony Nominations by Broadway.com

The new Broadway play A Doll's House, Part 2 had quite a week. After receiving eight Tony Award nominations—the most of any play—ticket-buyers expressed their interest in the…

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Come From Away, Oslo, Dolly, Little Foxes Among Winners of Outer Critics Circle Awards by Lauren Yarger

The Musical revival Hello, Dolly!, starring Bette Midler and the feel-good musical Come From Away top the list of winners for the Outer Critics Circle with five awards each.The Little Foxes,…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Annual Tony Nomination Post - Angry Edition by Linda

Every year I look forward to the Tony nomination announcements and writing this blog post. It got off to a rough start this morning when the live stream didn't work on any of the websites I …

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong by Erin Kahn

Every director and stage manager knows only too well how many things can go wrong with any given performance. Hopefully, though, no stage manager has ever experienced a production as utterly…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee meets for final time of the 2016-2017 season by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met Friday, April 28 for the fourth and final time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 16 Broadway productions for the 2017 Tony Awards. Th…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Who Will Be Nominated? Handicapping the Top Show and Creative Categories Before Tony Tuesday by Broadway.com

Everyone on Broadway is talking Tonys. Nominations for this year's Tony Awards are announced on Tuesday, May 2 and everyone has an opinion on which shows and talents will be remembered a…

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More by Broadway.com

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 28 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2017 …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with The Play That Goes Wrong Standout Dave Hearn

The Play That Goes Wrong standout Dave Hearn talks serious onstage mishaps, getting laughs by being a rebel, and getting kicked out of an audition.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

J.J. Abrams Bit By Theater Bug; Wants to Produce More Broadway Shows! by BroadwayWorld

Following the success of his first venture into the world of Broadway producing with the hit comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, prolific director J.J. Abrams tells The Hollywood Reporter that …

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BWW Interview: Dave Hearn Falls for the Audience in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG by Naomi Serviss

In this madcap British farce in which the actors are busy smashing chairs and falling over, physical training, concentration and careful meal planning are requisites in getting laughs.

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Monday, April 17, 2017

“The Play That Goes Wrong” goes right! by Philip

Two-thirds of “The Play That Goes Wrong” is hilarious. The other half (apologies to Yogi Berra) is just funny. If you’ve ever appeared in a play, or produced, directed or stage-managed…

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Broadway Theater Review: The Play That Goes Wrong TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

The Play That Goes WrongBy Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry ShieldsDirected by Mark BellMischief Theatreat the Lyceum TheatreBy Lauren YargerA transfer of the Olivier Award winning come…

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BWW TV: Auditions (Also) Go Wrong with the Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG by BroadwayWorld TV

Does anything go right for the cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG The mishaps don't stop on the stage.Watch below as the company tells their own audition horror stories

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Friday, April 14, 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong – review by Lyn Gardner

Trafalgar Studios, LondonA sleeper fringe hit that has been steadily gathering momentum, this farce about an incompetent amateur dramatic staging of a murder mystery began at the Old Red Lio…

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New Block of Tix Now on Sale for Broadway’s The Play That Goes Wrong by Andrew Gans

The new comedy recently opened at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Inconceivable! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Until 2018 on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

In an inconceivable turn of events, The Play That Goes Wrong will continue wrecking havoc at The Lyceum Theatre 149 West 45th Street on Broadway until at least 2018. Below, watch what happen…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong by David Kaufman

While the non-stop buffoonery is reminiscent of Charles Ludlam and his Ridiculous Theatrical Company, this British import (produced by London’s Mischief Theater, no less) immediately evoke…

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“The Play That Goes Wrong” and “The Price” both go right. by Philip

Two-thirds of “The Play That Goes Wrong” is hilarious. The other half (apologies to Yogi Berra) is just funny. If you’ve ever appeared in a play, or produced, directed or stage-managed…

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The Play That Goes Wrong announces new West End cast by Georgia Snow

The Play That Goes Wrong has announced a new West End cast. Jack Baldwin, Leonard Cook, Katy Daghorn and George Haynes take

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The Highly Theatrical Hijinks of "Vanity Fair," "The Play That Goes Wrong" and "946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips" by Broadway & Me

Sometimes you want a little sizzle with your theatrical steak. Or at least I do.  Which is why I'm such a fan of shows that take an imaginative approach to their storytelling, using all…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

THE PLAY THAT GETS WRONG Attempts World Domination; New Cast Announced by BroadwayWorld

A week after opening across the pond on Broadway, The Play That Goes Wrong today announces there will be a new cast at the Duchess Theatre from Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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New London cast for Play That Goes Wrong by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A new cast has been announced for the London production of The Play That Goes Wrong as it continues on its path to world domination. This post New London cast for Play That Go…

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NEWS: Play That Goes Wrong welcomes new West End cast, 10 May by Press Releases

A week after opening on Broadway, The Play That Goes Wrong announces there will be a new cast at the Duchess Theatre from Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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