Friday, May 17, 2019

Dorothy Gibson: Movie Star on The Titanic; Fascist Sympathizer by Trav S.D.

The career of Dorothy Gibson (Dorothy Winifred Brown, 1889-1946), is full of hair raising twists and turns, and not just the one that took place on April 15, 1912. A Hoboken native, she sang…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

“All About Eve”: Review by Howard Fishman by Blouin Artinfo

Gillian Anderson’s haunted, drawn face is the mesmerizing center of Ivo van Hove’s staging of “All About Eve,” a production currently blazing in London’s West End (at the Noel Cowa…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Using Chickens, Kate Winslet, And Theatre To Help Fight Climate Change by Artsjournal1

Australian theatre artist David Finnigan’s first piece on the subject was, perhaps imprudently, titled Kill Climate Deniers. (It was about an attack by, er, highly motivated environmental …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Half God of Rainfall, Kiln Theatre review - titanic war of the gods by Aleks.sierz

Poetic two-hander combines epic myth, family relationships and gender politics If British theatre often seems to lack ambition, the same cannot be said of The Half God of Rainfall, a galaxy-…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Fulton Theatre Season to Include Kinky Boots, Fun Home, Evita, Titanic, and More by Adam Hetrick

The Lancaster, Pennsylvania, theatre has announced its 2019–2020 season.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

‘Truly benefits from its straightforwardness’: ALL MY SONS – The Old Vic by Ian Foster

Some titanic acting performances from Sally Field, Bill Pullman and Colin Morgan in this superb All My Sons at the Old Vic Theatre.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Trav S.D.’s Guide to Films About the Titanic by Trav S.D.

Like the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the sinking of the Titanic was a tragedy that unspooled over two calendar days (the same two, in fact, April 14 and 15). The ship struck the berg l…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

“Ben-Hur” Returns to Theaters for 60th Anniversary by Blouin Artinfo

For its 60th anniversary, one of Hollywood’s greatest epics, “Ben-Hur” is back in theaters. The film celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. “Previously filmed by MGM in 1925, tha…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Bobby Smith, Natascia Diaz, Nicki Elledge, and More in Signature Theatre's GRAND HOTEL by BroadwayWorld

Signature Theatre's Grand Hotel, the Musical directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic and choreographed by Kelly Crand…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Glenda Jackson holds court as Broadway's King Lear: EW review by Allison Adato

“Is there a British equivalent for ‘machismo’?” asks the American.“No. None at all,” replies his English friend, who then reconsiders: “Maybe Glenda Jackson.” There are any n…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Performance Report: ‘Titanic, the Musical’ at The Highwood Theatre by Kristin Franco

The sinking of the Titanic has transfixed our culture for over 100 years now, which you can see in its frequent re-tellings and interpretations within popular culture. Perhaps the most well-…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Bessie Buchanan: Harlem and Human Rights by Trav S.D.

Bessie Allison Buchanan (1902-1980) had two remarkable careers. Since one of them was in show business we celebrate her here. Her born name was Bessie Allison, though her circumstances in li…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Further Casting Set for London Premiere of The Light in the Piazza Starring Renée Fleming & Dove Cameron by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the highly anticipated London-debut production of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' six-time Tony-winning musical The Light in the Piazza. The new s…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Aspirations Come Up Against Economic Hardship In 'Sounds Like Titanic' by Martha Anne Toll

In Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman's debut, she doesn't shrink from the systemic issues of an unfair economic system, but her personal story, with its unexpected twists, makes this memoir memora…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Bookfilter’s February Pick of the Month by Michael Giltz

Every month, BookFilter selects the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir By Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman $25.95, W.W. Norton Jessica C…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

The Opéra-Bastille, The House That Gets No Respect by Artsjournal1

When it opened (not quite finished) in Paris in 1989, this joke made the rounds: “What is the difference between the Bastille Opera and the Titanic? The Titanic had an orchestra.”…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Titanic the musical European Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   The award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Titanic the musical recently seen at London’s Charing Cross Theatre and on tour around the UK will tour Eur…

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Titanic Musical to Dock in Several European Cities in Summer 2019 Tour by Dan Meyer

The Southwark production of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's musical will play Moscow, Munich, and more.

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TITANIC Will Embark on European Tour by BroadwayWorld

Following the first ever UK amp Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical in 2018, the production will return in 2019 for a European tour. After opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking on 11 J…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Kate Winslet to Executive Produce ‘Mare of Easttown’ by Blouin Artinfo

Academy Award winner Kate Winslet — who also produced Steve Jobs, HBO’s Mildred Pierce, etc — is slated to executive produce and lead upcoming mystery Mare of Easttown from creator Bra…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

#TBT by JK

As I mourn the loss of Head Over Heels this week, I am reminded of a very similar (and short-lived) show. Music Theatre International describes that show this way: "an anachronisti…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Tony Winner David Cromer, King Kong's Christiani Pitts & More! by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which Broadway.com editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars about their curre…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

The Good Adoptee by Darryl Reilly

Employing humor, documentary detail and suspense, Bachner offers an emotional detective story. Wit and whimsy meld with poignancy as the picaresque quest begins in present day New York City.…

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

‘Powerfully moving’: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE – West End by Ian Foster

The extraordinary Caroline or Change makes the leap into the West End at the Playhouse Theatre, with a titanic Sharon D Clarke at the helm.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

FROZEN Soundtrack Ranked No. 1 Top Selling Album On The 2014 Year-End Billboard 200 Album Chart by BroadwayWorld

Today, the Frozen soundtrack from Walt Disney Records was ranked the No. 1 best-selling album on the 2014 year-end Billboard 200 chart, for the period November 24, 2013 to November 16, 2014.…

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Gerard McCarthy, Vanessa Babirye and More to Star in UK's BEAUTIFUL THING - Full Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Casting is now complete best known as series regular 'Kris Fisher' in Channel 4's Hollyoaks most recently seen on screen in BBC2's The Fall, and on Netflix' epic Titanic Blood and Steel, Ger…

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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Review: Titanic (Griffin Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Big musical about a big ship works in this small package as Director Scott Weinstein and his talented design team have created a theatrical world where your imagination fills in the details.…

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

From Dickens to Drag: The Must-See Holiday Shows of 2014 by Kelli Kardell

From Broadway to Queens, the New York Pops to the Rockettes… Here are just a few of the holiday productions you can find in New York City this December. Radio City Christmas Spectacula…

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Love and death in Brookline with Boston Lyric Opera by Thomas Garvey

Isolt is forgiven by King Mark; Chelsea Basler and David McFerrin in The Love Potion. Photos: Eric AntoniouSometimes I wonder whether there isn't something in opera that hates the walls of t…

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Ramin Karimloo, Laura Benanti, Andy Mientus, Joshua Henry & More Will Visit the Old Red Hills of Home in PARADE- Concert Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Following the success of Titanic earlier this year, and Ragtime in 2013, Manhattan Concert Productions will bring the Drama Desk and TONY Award-winning score of Parade back to Lincoln Center…

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John Bolton Will Narrate Rudolph Concert at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

John Bolton, whose Broadway credits include Spamalot, Contact and Titanic, will narrate Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, which will be presented Dec. 21 at 3 PM in Carnegie Hall's Ste…

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