Tuesday, August 23, 2016

‘War Horse’ Puppets to Aid Charity in Bonhams Auction by Mark Beech

The puppets that were central to the success of the West End hit play “War Horse” are now being pressed back into service at Bonhams – to help charity.Anyone who saw the larger-than-li…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, Shakespeare's Globe, review: 'A winningly rumbustious family show' by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Theatre's love-affair with the writings of War Horse author Michael Morpurgo continues with this stage version of his 2006 novella

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Spotlight On...Sarah Moore by Michael Block

Name: Sarah MooreHometown: Fort Lauderdale, FLEducation: Hartt School, BFA, Actor TrainingSelect Credits: The Witches, Hartford Stage's A Christmas Carol, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Stage Do…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Full set of War Horse puppets to be auctioned by Bonhams in September by Georgia Snow

A set of original War Horse puppets is to go up for auction later this year, in what is being described as

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

4th of July Discounts

It's always a good time to see a Broadway show, but on this holiday weekend many shows are offering 40% off tickets including Chicago, The Crucible, The Curious Incident of the Dog …

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Sounds of India at The Lincoln Centre’s ‘White Light Festival’ by Bibhu Pattnaik

The art and culture of South India will be the centerpiece of the prestigious music festival held annually at the renowned Lincoln Centre in New York. The 7th season of Lincoln Centre’s …

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Singer and Actor, Matt Doyle Takes on “Tony,” Now More (Un)Controlled by #cota

By Steve Schonberg (@CntrOnTheAisle) Just six months in, Broadway star and singer-songwriter Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, War Horse) has already achieved a banner year, with a major mil…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Running Wild, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by Miriam Gillinson

Running Wild is a theatrical safari with no expenses spared. This latest stage adaptation of a novel by Michael Morpurgo (of War Horse fame) boasts a jungle-full of puppets - a majestic elep…

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Running Wild review – Michael Morpurgo animal magic rivals War Horse by Lyn Gardner

Regent’s Park Open Air theatreAn elephant which saves a girl from the 2004 tsunami is the real draw – alongside orangutans and the wave itself – of Samuel Adamson’s spectacleIf you h…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Toby Olie: ‘We want our puppetry to appeal to everyone – like Pixar’ by Nick Smurthwaite

Thanks to the success of The Lion King and War Horse, theatrical puppetry has undergone a radical image transformation over the past

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Odds & Ends: Proof Jon Snow's Resurrected, Danielle Brooks on Life-Changing Purple & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Proof Jon Snow's Resurrected What happened to Jon Snow? He's alive and well and in London's West End (sorry, co…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Lotty’s War UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A mesmerizing story of passion, courage and sacrifice, Lotty’s War is a thriller set in WWII enemy occupied Channel Islands. Based on a true story this critically acclaimed…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

National Theatre Live to Bring THE AUDIENCE, WAR HORSE & More Back to Cinemas as Part of Encore Series by BroadwayWorld

National Theatre Live hasannounced that a selection of their most celebrated and acclaimed broadcasts will be returning to cinemas in 2016. These broadcasts will feature Tony Award winner am…

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Could It Be? Yes, It Could! Broadway Favorite Matt Doyle Will Lead West Side Story at Paper Mill Playhouse by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Jets and Sharks are rolling into New Jersey! Matt Doyle and Belinda Allyn will lead the upcoming Paper Mill Playhouse production of West Side Story as Tony and Maria, respectively. The p…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Review: The New York Pops Presents The Music of John Williams: From Spielberg to Star Wars by Pj Grisar

It’s hard to divorce the music of John Williams from the moments it underscores on screen. An evening of the composer’s music presented at the close of the New York Pops’ …

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Duncan Macmillan's People, Places and Things, Starring Denise Gough, Eyes Broadway Transfer by Imogen Lloyd Webber

In recent years Curious Incident and War Horse bowed at the U.K.'s National Theatre before landing in the West End followed by Broadway, and now it looks like People, Places and Things …

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Duncan Macmillam's People, Places and Things, Starring Denise Gough, Eyes Broadway Transfer by Imogen Lloyd Webber

In recent years Curious Incident and War Horse bowed at the U.K.'s National Theatre before landing in the West End followed by Broadway, and now it looks like People, Places and Things …

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Review: Hand to God, Vaudeville Theatre by Manuel Muñoz

This is not your typical comedy. Not only because a puppet is the main character – which is hardly a new thing after Avenue Q or even War Horse – but because of its frenzied tone and sup…

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Kit Harington: ‘This Faustus is about a man trapped in his own head’ by Nick Curtis

The Game of Thrones star on his return to the stage and his aversion to the ‘posh actor’ tagChristopher “Kit” Harington, 29, was born in Acton, west London and from the age of 11 bro…

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Friday, March 11, 2016

‘War Horse’ Closes in Britain, but Its Influence Gallops On by Matt Trueman

The show, which has played for seven years on the West End, has changed the National Theater and perhaps the industry.

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Saturday, March 5, 2016

It’s not just fluffy bunnies – here comes the dark side of Beatrix Potter by Vanessa Thorpe

A puppet musical show co-written by Alan Ayckbourn will bring out the villainy in a nursery classic as part of celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of Potter’s birthBeatrix Potter’…

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Broadway Vet Matt Doyle Celebrates UNCONTROLLED Album Release at LPR Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway veteran Matt Doyle THE BOOK OF MORMON, WAR HORSE, SPRING AWAKENING will release his first full-length album -- UNCONTROLLED -- today,February 26th, 2016. He is thrilled to celebrate…

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Friday, February 19, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Watch Matt Doyle Sing 'Moment' from His UNCONTROLLED Album! by Stage Tube

Broadway veteran Matt Doyle THE BOOK OF MORMON, WAR HORSE, SPRING AWAKENING will release his first full-length album -- UNCONTROLLED -- on February 26th, 2016. Below, check out a just-releas…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Interview: Matt Doyle on His Debut Album ‘Uncontrolled’, and Making the Music He Loves by Jose Solis

Matt Doyle will release his first album Uncontrolled on February 26, featuring music and lyrics by Doyle, and composer Will Van Dyke, the album is a compilation of new material, and covers o…

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Revival of Show Boat Will Make Believe in London's West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Can’t help lovin’ this musical! Daniel Evans’ acclaimed revival of Show Boat will transfer from Sheffield to the West End this spring. The production is scheduled to begin …

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Theatre News: Sheffield Crucible's Show Boat transfers to West End

Daniel Evans' production will replace War Horse at the New London Theatre

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

War Horse UK Tour 2017 by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Following its record-breaking eight year run at the New London Theatre, the National Theatre have announced a tour of War Horse that will visit Canterbury, Bristol, Liverpool, O…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More! by BroadwayWorld

New work by Lee Hall, David Hare, Bryony Kimmings, Lucy Kirkwood, Nina Raine, Gillian Slovo and Alexander Zeldin, and contemporary revivals of two of the NT's most celebrated 20th century pr…

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Theatre News: Manchester Royal Exchange wins at Stage Awards

Other winners include Sonia Friedman, War Horse China and Cardiff fringe theatre The Other Room

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Look before you leap into theatre's mainstream by Lyn Gardner

The extra funding and opportunities it offers are enticing, but the mainstream isn’t the place for everyone. Entering it often means diluting what made you radical or interesting in the fi…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Spotlight On...Dee Roscioli by Michael Block

photo by Russ RowlandName: Dee RoscioliHometown: Easton, PAEducation: BA in Theatre arts/actingSelect Credits: Wicked (Elphaba, Chicago, San Francisco, Broadway and touring companies); …

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