Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review: Phantom Limb at Capital Fringe by Jon Boughtin

There’s an old logic puzzle about a farmer trying to get a wolf, a chicken, and a pile of corn across the river, but the farmer can only take two at a time in his boat. Leaving the wrong c…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

BWW Review: THE JUNGLE, Playhouse Theatre by Debbie Gilpin

Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson's play had such a good reception during its run at the Young Vic Theatre back in the winter that it has transferred across the river to the Playhouse Theatre in …

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Magic Time!: ‘East of the River’ at Anacostia Musical Theatre Lab by John Stoltenberg

Community engagement is a noble aspiration for a lot of theaters around town. The challenge is to make theater matter to folks who live in the nabe. To connect the institution to the communi…

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia by James Doubek

Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrificatio…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A David Yazbek Revue... by JK

Many of Broadway's biggest musical talents have had revues done of their works - From Maltby and Shire (Closer Than Ever), Rodgers and Hammerstein (A Grand Night For Singing), Kander and Ebb…

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

Billy Golden: Popularized “Turkey in the Straw” by Trav S.D.

Billy Golden (William B. Shires, 1858-1926) was a blackface** comedian in minstrel shows and vaudeville, and later a recording artist. Originally from the river towns of Cincinnati and St. L…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Playbill Acquires Empress Travel and Cruises to Enhance Its Robust Travel Division by Ruthie Fierberg

The acquirement marks a turning point to build on Playbill’s successful Broadway on the High Seas cruises, Broadway on the River, and more.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

National Theatre Announces New Exhibition by BroadwayWorld

This exhibition at the National Theatre celebrates The Old Vic's 200th birthday and highlights an extraordinary and innovative period in British theatre history. Located on The Cut, just sou…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Meet One Of The All-Too-Rare Women Running A Major World Art Museum

"Laurence des Cars is an anomaly in the male-dominated world of French museums. Since March 2017, she has been running the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, with its envied collection of French 19th-…

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I? review – humiliations of a hapless traveller by Brian Logan

The Old Market, BrightonThere’s no shortage of self-depreciating chatter as the comic looks back on a life of globetrotting in his touring show‘I’m going to talk about my holidays, the…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

THE SHADOW FACTORY Nuffield City, Southampton by Libby Purves and Friends

A CITY’S MEMORY   Two girls on the Downs in 1940 giggle over a spot of rabbit-poaching on Lady Cooper’s land. A roar, Junkers overhead. Figures emerge from smoke and darkness as a c…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

The Ferryman is Broadway Bound by Mark A. Robinson

The Ferryman, a new play by Jez Butterworth, is Broadway bound with an opening planned at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in October of 2018. The production will be helmed by Sam Mendes (Cabar…

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Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman Will Move to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Ferryman, the latest play by Tony nominee Jez Butterworth, will transfer to Broadway in 2018. Performances will begin at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in October; specific date…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Dark Heart (Toronto) by Maggie

Instead of going to a Superbowl party on Sunday night, I went to the theatre. Honestly, I forgot to put the game on my calendar and when it came down to switching my tickets for Dark Heart&n…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

See Andy Karl, Raúl Castillo, and Melissa Gilbert in Chasing the River Benefit Reading by Hannah Vine

Karen Carpenter directed the evening benefiting the Joyful Heart Foundation.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Andy Karl, Raúl Castillo, Melissa Gilbert Are Part of Chasing the River Benefit Reading January 29 by Andrew Gans

Karen Carpenter directs the evening benefiting the Joyful Heart Foundation.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Theater News: Andy Karl to Star in Benefit Reading of Chasing the River

All proceeds from the presentation of Jean Giebel's play will be donated to the Joyful Heart Foundation.

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Andy Karl, Raúl Castillo, Melissa Gilbert Set for Chasing the River Benefit Reading by Andrew Gans

Karen Carpenter will direct the evening benefiting the Joyful Heart Foundation.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

"The Ferryman (West End)" at Royal Court Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Jez Butterworth’s “The Ferryman (West End)” will be on stage at Royal Court Theatre, London.Sonia Friedman Productions along with Neal Street Productions and Royal Court Theatre Produc…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

WATCH: The Soul Of Wittgenstein headlines Clapham Omnibus’ 96 Festival by Press Releases

Following an acclaimed development season at London's King's Head Theatre, The Soul of Wittgenstein transfers next month south of the river to Clapham's Omnibus Theatre for a three-week seas…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Top Shows on London's Stage This Week: Jeremy Irons to “The Birthday Party” by Mark Beech

Londoners wanting to see a classic play this week are spoiled for choice. Try Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”; or Zoë Wanamaker, Toby Jones, Stephe…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

London's First Ever Film With Live Orchestra Outdoor Concert Series Announced For Fulham Palace by BroadwayWorld

Live At The Palace is a brand new concert series of films shown outdoors with a full live orchestra creating the ultimate cinematic experience, taking place across the May Bank Holiday weeke…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Mary Stuart to Cirque du Soleil by Mark Beech

London stage shows this week include dance, from “Song of the Earth” ballet to Cirque du Soleil’s aerobatic-crazy “Ovo.” There are serious plays – like “The Birthday Party” o…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Birthday Party, Bananaman, Ballet, Berkoff by Mark Beech

London is hitting the ground running in 2018 with new shows for the New Year. As Christmas events and pantomimes clear away, must-see plays range from the serious – Pinter’s “The Birth…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Check out this gleaming riverfront art piece along the Sacramento River

Along the River Walk in West Sacramento, “Subtile” is a shimmering and towering sculpture above the Sacramento River. The $500,000 piece was created by Czech artist Federico Diaz. It’s…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Complete Cast Set for Martyna Majok's Queens at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for Martyna Majok's new work Queens, set to play Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater as part of the LCT3 program. Danya Taymor will …

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‘Something for everyone’: LA SOIREE – West End by Shanine Salmon

An international cabaret phenomenon, La Soirée has been seen for the last few years in places like the Spiegeltent at London Wonderground, but it makes the leap across the river to the West…

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Guiding Audiences: A Spotlight on Bay Area Theatre Bloggers

by Nina Solomita From dazzling extravaganzas with huge casts to operating-on-a-shoestring productions in small black-box venues, the San Francisco Bay Area is bursting with theatrical activ…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

In ‘The River Bride,’ Using Light to Create the Amazon by American Theatre Editors

How lighting designer David Lee Cuthbert used light to transport audiences to a small South American village.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A wavy metal frame is rising along the river in West Sacramento. What is it?

For the next two weeks, Czech visual artist Federico Díaz has the tough job of watching – but not touching – as his shimmering 20-ton public art piece “Subtile” is … Click to …

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Review: The White Feminist Guide to Sex and Hip Hop and Pulp Fiction, Theatre N16 by Charlotte Irwin

Getting to Maiden Speech, the feminist voices festival taking over the confusingly named Theatre N16 (it’s actually south of the river in Balham), is a theatrical experience in itself. Tu…

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