Thursday, April 20, 2017

Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Is Bright, Brassy and All Bette by Ben Brantley

In this rose-colored revival of the 1964 war horse “Hello, Dolly!,” Bette Midler provides a dazzling lesson in star power

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Full Cast Set for Rebecca Hall-Led New York Premiere Animal at the Atlantic Theater Company by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for Clare Lizzimore’s play Animal at the Atlantic Theater Company. As previously announced, Golden Globe Award nominee Rebecca Hall (Broadway’s Machinal)…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Here’s your chance to see life-size puppet elephants by Barbara Hoffman

At last, an elephant act even PETA would applaud: Meet Queenie and her son, Karanga, the puppet pachyderms of “Circus 1903,” now playing the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Not since …

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls! Step Right Up, Some Circuses are Coming to Town by Lauren Yarger

"Peanut" with Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade (David Williamson) and a friend.The Circus is coming to town.Circus 1903, produced by the team that brought us The Illusionists, brings an old-f…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Matt Doyle Broadway Scrapbook: Sweeney Todd, Spring Awakening, Mormon & War Horse

Matt Doyle shares fantastic photos and stories from his time leading Sweeney Todd, Spring Awakening, The Book of Mormon, & more.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

From War Horse to Wolf Hall: the secret alchemy of stage lighting by Andrew Dickson

How a play is lit changes not only how it looks but how we feel about it. Top designers Paule Constable and Mark Henderson discuss mysteries of the craftIn the darkness of the Lyric theatre …

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Sarah Mae Vink by Zack Calhoon

Sarah Mae Vink started her career in Holland, where she received her Bachelor’s in acting at The Toneelacademie in Maastricht. After graduating, she played numerous roles in both thea…

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Review: Instead of a ‘War Horse,’ This Time a Lost Cat Opens a Child’s Eyes by Laura Collins-Hughes

In “946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips,” Emma Rice directs a fanciful adaptation of another novel by Michael Morpurgo, the author of “War Horse.”

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

New York Premiere of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Begins at St. Ann’s by Olivia Clement

The Kneehigh production kicks off March 16, adapted by Emma Rice and War Horse author Michael Morpurgo.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

A Look at the OMG-Worthy Puppetry of Circus 1903

The award-winning puppeteers behind War Horse take on turn of the century circus acts.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

‘946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips’ at Wallis Annenberg Center, Beverly Hills by Blouin Artinfo

'946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips', is currently being performed at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, on select dates through March 9, 2017.Directed …

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‘946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips’ at St. Ann's Warehouse, New York by Blouin Artinfo

St. Ann's Warehouse in New York will see the staging of the play '946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips', from March 16 through April 9, 2017.Produced by Kneehigh in association with Birmi…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

'946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips' at The Wallis by Blouin Artinfo

"946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips" at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills will run through March 5, 2017.Kneehigh in association with Birmingham Reperto…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Go-Go's Musical Has Got the Beat! Tom Kitt, Spencer Liff & More Participate in Reading for Gwyneth Paltrow-Produced Head Over Heels by Lindsey Sullivan

Our lips aren't sealed on this news! As previously announced, Head Over Heels, a musical featuring the songs of 1980s girl group the Go-Go’s, is in the works; Gwyneth Paltrow is pr…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

An Inspector Calls and E15: this week’s best UK theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

From Stephen Daldry’s ground-breaking production to a visceral take on the welfare crisis. Plus: Worst Wedding Ever, Material Men Redux and more1 An Inspector CallsThat inspector keeps on …

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

THE GRANT WHERE IT HAPPENS: BROADWAY PRIZES THE N.E.A. (AS DOES NEW SECRETARY OF STATE) by Philip Boroff

EXCLUSIVE: Hamilton, Next to Normal, War Horse and South Pacific have something in common besides acclaim and awards. They share a patron in the federal government. The National Endowm…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

P.J. Benjamin & Chad Jennings Will Join the Broadway Cast of Wicked by Ryan McPhee

Some familiar Ozian faces are heading to Wicked on Broadway. P.J. Benjamin will return to the Gershwin Theatre to reprise his performance as the Wizard, while Chad Jennings will take on the …

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

School of Rock breaks War Horse box office record at New London Theatre by Georgia Snow

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock broke box office records on both sides of the Atlantic in the final week of 2016.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Review: Why the Whales Came, Ovalhouse by Tal Fox

Michael Morpurgo has had a pretty good streak of seeing his books comes to life on stage. Since War Horse galloped onto the West End stage and then a nationwide tour and international produc…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes New York's Next Anthony, Matt Doyle! by Broadwaysted

This week is an EPIC episode of Broadwaysted with the talented and incredible Matt Doyle We pour out some whiskey and ginger-ale and chat about Matt's experience in WAR HORSE, our favorite M…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Buried Child review – Ed Harris is brutally compelling in Sam Shepard's dark drama by Michael Billington

Trafalgar Studios, LondonHarris impresses as a whiskey-soaked old wreck in Shepard’s gothic story of loveless inertia and poisonous guilt in a dysfunctional familyIt is good to see Hollywo…

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Circus 1903 by Arts Review

In a world premiere event, the producers of the biggest selling magic show in the world (The Illusionists) have teamed up with the award winning puppeteers of War Horse to present a thrillin…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

BWW Interview: Actor Jeremy Irvine Talks BURIED CHILD by Marianka Swain

Actor Jeremy Irvine got his big break as the lead in Steven Spielberg's film version of War Horse. His other screen credits include Great Expectations, The Railway Man and Stonewall,but he's…

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Luke Treadaway & Imogen Poots Tapped for the West End's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Starring Imelda Staunton by Broadway.com

Let the games begin! Olivier Award winner Luke Treadaway and stage newcomer Imogen Poots will take on the roles of Nick and Honey in a new production of the late Edward Albee's Who's…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Matt Doyle, Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett and More Set for 'BROADWAY'S BABIES' Benefit for Children of India by BroadwayWorld

Join some of Broadway and TV's finest on Monday, November 21st at 730pm at The Cutting Room for the second performance of a new concert series created to help raise awareness and money for t…

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THE FRONT PAGE – starring an ensemble of legendary comedic actors by Oscar E Moore

Frozen in time.  And that’s how Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s THE FRONT PAGE begins under the precise and rapid fire direction of Jack O’Brien who keeps this old war horse alive a…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Michael Morpurgo, interview: 'I thought turning my book War Horse into a stage play with puppets was ridiculous' by Matilda Battersby, Matilda Battersby

The former Children's Laureate, whose book War Horse was turned into a West End hit, was proved wrong. Now he reads his novel, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, a…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

American Dream! Alistair Brammer Will Play Chris in Miss Saigon on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The heat is on for Alistair Brammer, who will reprise his West End performance as the young American GI Chris in the Miss Saigon revival. Directed by Laurence Connor, Boublil and Schönb…

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

'T​his isn’t exactly Les Mis is it?': backstage at twisted musical The Grinning Man by Tom Morris

For Bristol Old Vic’s 250th anniversary, War Horse director Tom Morris is putting on a tragicomedy based on a Victor Hugo novel. In this diary he explains what it’s like to manage a ‘w…

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Tempest, Sadler's Wells, London, review: 'The story's political tensions barely register' by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

Birmingham Royal Ballet's new production of The Tempest is lavish with designs by Rae Smith of War Horse fame and a new score by Sally Beamish

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