Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Hall of Hams #106: William Conrad by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of William Conrad (John William Cann, 1920-1994). Conrad was one of those figures I frequently write about who were cheated of respect by their times. Conrad was a show…

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Broadway's FALSETTOS to Kick Off Online Ticket Lottery This Week by BroadwayWorld

Lincoln Center Theater in association with Jujamcyn Theatershas announced an online ticket lottery for its new Broadway productionof the William Finn-James Lapine Tony Award-winning musical …

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Broadway's Mercedes Herreros and Charlotte d'Amboise Set for #VTA2016 Conference by BroadwayWorld

VirginiaTheatre Association will again host a Who's Who of Virginia's theatre community, including Broadway's Mercedes Herreros University of Virginia and Yale Drama, Curious Incident of the…

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Glitzy Shots & Glam Guests! The American Theatre Wing's 99th Annual Gala Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Cicely Tyson was honored at the American Theatre Wing’s annual gala on September 26 at New York’s swanky Plaza Hotel. See the stars who stepped out!

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at noon (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'You're My Saving Grace' on TODAY by TV News Desk

Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform 'You're My Saving Grace' from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' released digitally on Friday, with a physical relea…

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Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical in D.C. by BroadwayWorld

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a b…

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Clubbed Thumb Announces Early-Career Directing Fellows by Olivia Clement

The Obie-winning Off-Broadway company launches the second year of its directing fellowship.

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Rumer Willis Joins Marissa Jaret Winokur for Hocus Pocus Parody by Adam Hetrick

Complete casting has been announced for The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus.

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Patti LuPone Concerts, Benefiting Her Alma Mater, Sell Out Quickly by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning actress will be joined by members of the Northport High School Choir for the January concerts.

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Fuse CD Review: Radius Ensemble’s Refreshing “Fresh Paint” by Jonathan Blumhofer

The disc offers a rewarding look at the work of four local composers and also showcases the members of Radius Ensemble in a warm, winning light.

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Photo Flash: Samuel L. Jackson and More Help Honor Cicely Tyson at American Theatre Wing Gala

The evening toasted Tyson's achievements in the entertainment industry.

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Theater News: Goodspeed Announces Six Productions for 2017 Season

Three classics join a season of brand-new work.

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Othello at Chesapeake Shakespeare (review) by Jill Kyle-Keith

Othello is one of the crown jewels of Shakespearean plays. The tragedy of Othello, a black general in the ranks of the Venetian army, is one of an eminent outsider who falls in love and marr…

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Arena Stage to Host Two Celebrations of Founding Artistic Director Zelda Fichandler's Life by BroadwayWorld

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie, along with Zelda's family including sons Mark and Hal Fichandler, will host two public celebrations of Zelda's l…

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Upcoming Auditions for On Your Feet, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mame and More! by Playbill Staff

Here’s a selection of upcoming auditions in the New York area and around the country.

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In the Heights Movie to Begin Production in the Spring; Cast May Include Lin-Manuel Miranda by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The In the Heights movie is on! The big screen adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical is set to begin production in the spring, produced by the Weinstein Company. According to Var…

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Journey Back to the Heaviside Layer! Betty Buckley & Bryan Batt Visit Broadway's Cats by Lindsey Sullivan

Absolutely meow-velous! On September 26, Cats alums Betty Buckley and Bryan Batt caught the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-winning tuner. A Broadway vet, Batt took over t…

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Perform 'You're My Saving Grace' from The Art of Elegance by Lindsey Sullivan

Rejoicify, Cheno fans! Not only do our earbuds now have the treat of Kristin Chenoweth's The Art of Elegance; the teensy Tony winner has given us a double performance dose this week! She…

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Babe, the Sheep-Pig to tour the UK in 2017 by Georgia Snow

Polka Theatre is to premiere a new stage production of Dick King-Smith’s Babe, the Sheep-Pig. Adapted by David Wood, the show will

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Photo Flash: Nat Turner in Jerusalem Opens at New York Theatre Workshop

Nathan Alan Davis' new play is directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Features: An introduction to: Furnace Festival

Associate director of West Yorkshire Playhouse Mark Rosenblatt explains all about the theatre's programme developing new work ahead of Furnace Festival's opening night

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Photo Flash: Betty Buckley Meets New Cats Stars Leona Lewis and Mamie Parris

Buckley originated the role of Grizabella on Broadway and won a Tony for her performance.

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The best things to do in NYC this week by Time Out

Rita McKenzie: ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY. Many would agree: Ethel Merman is Broadway. McKenzie has been performing her one-woman Merman salute for decades, to wide acclaim.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Georgia May Foote as 'Holly Golightly' in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S at Sheffield by BroadwayWorld

Breakfast At Tiffany's, the classic tale of Holly Golightly, written by Truman Capote and so memorably portrayed by Audrey Hepburn in the iconic 1961 film, is being given a new lease of life…

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Photo Flash: Kim Maresca Welcomes Betty Buckley to 'IT'S MY PARTY' at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

By popular demand, Kim Maresca returned to Feinstein's54 Below on her birthday last Wednesday evening, September 21st, with her dazzling new show IT'S MY PARTY AND I'LL BELT IF I WANT TO One…

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Rosie O'Donnell Responds to Donald Trump's Debate Slam by Caryn Robbins

Today, the popular talk show host and star of stage and screen turned to Twitter to share a video from their feuding days on 'The View' and declare that Trump 'will never be president.' Chec…

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Hottest Articles on BWW 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9202016 - 9272016.

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Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals SEX AND THE CITY Sequel Definitely 'A Possibility' by TV News Desk

Speaking with the Associated Press this week, Sarah Jessica Parker once again stirred up rumors that a third SEX AND THE CITY film may be in the future.

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Photo Coverage: America Theatre Wing Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson by Walter McBride

Just last night, the American Theatre Wing honored legendary Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson at its annual gala at The Plaza Hotel Fifth Avenue at Central Park South. Tony Award winn…

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Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte Finds New Home by American Theatre Editors

After a minor setback, the theatre settles on a new space in time for its 2016-17 season.

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Italian-American Family Drama ' A Room Of My Own' At Seven Angels by Christopher Arnott

"A Room of My Own," a recent off-Broadway success that's now at Seven Angels Theatre with much of its original cast, is an old-fashioned melodrama — not far removed from "I Remember Mama" …

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Drama screenwriters get 80% pay rise after 13-year wait by David Hutchison

Drama screenwriters have received a significant 78% pay rise after successful negotiations between the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain and other industry

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Michael Grandage to direct Broadway production of Disney’s Frozen by Matthew Hemley

Olivier award-winning director Michael Grandage has been brought on to helm the Broadway production of new Disney musical Frozen. The director, who

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In the Moment: NextStop Theatre Company’s ‘Paper-Free Programs’ by David Siegel

Seeking out budget efficiencies with the often limited resources of a non-profit is a constant. Many of us known this from our own experiences as non-profit board members or on staff. In the…

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Tomorrow on TCM: Slapstick in the ’80s and Beyond by Trav S.D.

Tomorrow night, Turner Classic Movies wraps up its monthly slapstick series with a look at the 1980s and beyond. It’s a notably strong line-up, and heartening to those who care about t…

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson Featured in Tonight's Episode of BULL by TV News Desk

HAMILTON star Christopher Jackson is featured in tonight's episode of the new CBS drama series BULL, titled 'The Woman in 8D.' In the episode, Dr. Bull and his Trial Analysis Corporation TAC…

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VIDEO: Lea Michele Talks New Season of 'Scream Queens' on LATE LATE SHOW by TV News Desk

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, after learning the cast knows who the 'Scream Queens' Season 2 killer is, James asks guests Lea Michele about meeting John Stamos when she was 8 years old.

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Photo Coverage: Grizabellas of Past, Present & Future Unite Backstage at CATS! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

There were Grizabellas here, there, and everywhere last night at the Winter Garden Theatre, as current CATS star Leona Lewis, her upcoming replacement Mamie Parris, and original Broadway gla…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Katerina Papacostas, Matthew Schatz and More in FIRST DATE by BroadwayWorld

Blumenthal Performing Arts presents the Broadway musical comedy FIRST DATE, which is part of the 2015-2016 PNC Broadway Lights. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below

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Disney Confirms Michael Grandage & Christopher Oram For Broadway ‘Frozen’ by Jeremy Gerard

Confirming reports earlier this week, Disney Theatrical Productions this morning said that Tony- and Olivier Award-winning director Michael Grandage and Tony- and Olivier Award-winning scen…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Watch Video of Hamilton Parody, Trump: The Musical by Robert Viagas

Comic actress Allison Lynn Kramer targets the Republican candidate for President in her “not-so-loving” spoof.

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Watch Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Reprise Their Tony-Winning Performances in the New Trailer for Fences by Ryan McPhee

If the teaser trailer for Denzel Washington’s film adaptation of Fences is any indication, this will be one to keep an eye on as Oscar season approaches. It’s hardly a surprise, …

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Take Flight! Broadway Balances America Explores the Imagination Behind Finding Neverland by Ryan Gilbert

Yep, just a little bit of pixie dust! Broadway Balances America, the special six-part series airing on The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television, continued its third season on September 27 wi…

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Five Questions with Alice Pencavel by Editors

Editors Note: We caught up with Alice Pencavel, who has written a few wonderful pieces for this very publication and now has a show coming up in the United Solo Festival on Tuesday, October …

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Catching Up on a Lifetime: Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s LIFE & TIMES: EPISODE 8 by Cory Tamler

We're invited to look in, but our presence isn't required.

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Watch Hillary, Trump, Brangelina & Even Hamilton Get Shout-Outs in Will & Grace's Reunion by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton is officially everywhere—even in a beloved sitcom from the '90s and early 2000s. On the eve of the highly anticipated presidential debate on September 26, Will & Grace…

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Video Flash: First Look at Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Fences Movie

The August Wilson drama, coming to the silver screen, releases it first teaser trailer.

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Photos! Ben Stiller and Darren Criss Jam With School of Rock by Hannah Vine

The actors stopped by the The Winter Garden Theatre and visited with the cast September 25.

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BWW Interview: Ian Stroughair On ICONIC: A BRIEF HISTORY OF DRAG by Natalie O'Donoghue

BWW speaks to the writer creator and performer Ian Stroughair of Iconic A Brief History Of Drag ahead of its world premiere at the St James Theatre on November 4th.

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Sarah Jones Debuts Sell/Buy/Date Tonight by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner returns to the New York stage with the world premiere of her new solo show.

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Belonging, Bravery, and Beauty: ‘The Laramie Project’ in Uganda by American Theatre Editors

How the story of Matthew Shepard's murder in a small Wyoming town resonated in a nation where hate and hope are in heated contention.

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First Look at The Trial of An American President by Monica Simoes

Take a first glimpse at The Trial of an American President, a new play by Dick Tarlow with Bill Smith at Off-Broadway’s Lion Theatre.

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Watch Lea Michele Discuss New Season of Scream Queens by Andrew Gans

The Spring Awakening star recently appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

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IN THE HEIGHTS Adaptation Set to Get Underway This Spring; Lin-Manuel Miranda to Appear? by BroadwayWorld

HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is featured on the cover of the new issue of Variety. In the feature story, the Tony Award winner speaks about his latest projects and hints that a movie …

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Curve Announces Leadership Programme for BAME Artists and Cultural Leaders by BroadwayWorld

Ahead of their conference 40 Years On The Arts Britain Ignores and Diversity in British Theatre examining cultural diversity in UK theatre, Curve are delighted to announce the Curve Cultural…

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A torch is passed at national tour of ‘The Curious Incident’ by Mark Kennedy | ap

The national tour of the hit play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is being led by a young actor from Vermont with a special tie to the guy who won a Tony Award in the…

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Don’t Miss: Jennifer Simard in ‘Who’s Holiday’ by Matthew Wexler

Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard will play “Cindy Lou Who”  in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo’s Christmas comedy in couplets, Who’s Holiday, to be directed by Carl Andress…

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Alan Cumming To Hunt for a Serial Killer in New CBS Series by Andrew Gans

The TV drama is based on the forthcoming novel, Dr. Death.

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Samuel L. Jackson, Cynthia Erivo and More Came Out to Honor Cicely Tyson by Hannah Vine

The American Theatre Wing celebrated Cicely Tyson with a gala evening featuring performances by Tony-winning artists at The Plaza.

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Review:Nat Turner In Jerusalem at curtainup.com/ by Simon Saltzman- Commentary By Elysesommer

- Nat Turner's famous rebellion retold by Nathan Alan Davis in a spare, small-scale New York Theatre Workshop production

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Fuse Music Review: John Scofield’s “Country for Old Men” — Well Worth a Visit by Michael Ullman

Country for Old Men is surely going to stand as one of the best, as well as among the most unusual, recordings of the year.

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Fuse Book Review: “Just Around Midnight” — A Revelatory Look at Race and 1960s Rock and Roll by Adam Ellsworth

Why did rock and roll become white? Music critic Jack Hamilton’s extraordinary new book provides a challenging answer.

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Secret Journey at Compass Rose (review) by Tim Treanor

All right. Let me get to the hard part first. Had Rhoda Lerman’s play, now being given a vigorous and effective production at Compass Rose Theater, simply been called A Secret Journey …

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Michael Grandage to direct Frozen on Broadway by Associated Press

The award-winning British director is set to take the reins of the stage adaptation of the blockbuster Disney movie, set to land on New York stage in 2018Some changes are coming in the kingd…

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Akram Khan's refugee Giselle: 'A real woman in a catastrophic situation' by Judith Mackrell

He had never worked on a classical ballet, and had seen Giselle just once. But the choreographer jumped at the chance to drag the story into the 21st century – with the help of English Nat…

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Lady Chatterley's Lover review – passionate play loses Lawrence's politics by Lyn Gardner

Crucible, SheffieldPhillip Breen’s adaptation sensitively and sweetly explores Mellors and Constance’s love affair but takes the focus away from the social backdropDH Lawrence’s workin…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Clay Siegall: The Brain Behind Seattle Genetics by Rino16

Seattle Genetics is a biotechnology company founded in 1998 and based out of Seattle, Washington. The company is focused on treating cancer through the development and use of antibody-based …

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With ‘Oliver Twist,’ a French Musical Aims Higher by Lindsey Tramuta

The director Ladislas Chollat and the producer Alexandre Piot have drawn inspiration from Broadway for their version of the Dickens tale, now playing in Paris.

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by Susan Grace

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An Interview with Anna Louizos by Victoria Myers

We visit the studio of set designer Anna Louizos and we talk to her about her design process for Holiday Inn, her dream to start a theatre museum, the challenges female designers face, and m…

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Watch Dramatic First Trailer for Denzel Washington Fences Film by Robert Viagas

Several other members of the 2010 Broadway cast repeat their performances on screen.

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BWW Interview: Damian Buhagiar On Returning To IN THE HEIGHTS by Marianka Swain

Damian Buhagiar's credits include the UK tour of Jersey Boys and Bugsy Malone at Lyric Hammersmith. He's now returned to the West End production of In the Heights in the role of Sonny, which…

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What theatres need to know about data security ahead of Brexit by Ben Rapp

Theatres are about to be hit by a perfect storm of data protection regulation and need to start planning ahead now for

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STAGE TUBE: University of Michigan Marching Band Gives Broadway Tribute in Halftime Show by Stage Tube

The University of Michigan Marching Band halftime show featured a 'Broadway' performance with the musical theatre students on September 24th.

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VIDEO: First Look - Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Star in Film Adaptation of FENCES by Movies News Desk

The first official trailer for FENCES, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis has arrived. Directed by Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, the film is adapted from Wilson's Pu…

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West End’s Phantom of the Opera to Mark 30th Anniversary with Special Performance by Mark Shenton

The performance on October 10 will feature current and original cast members.

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Wicked Celebrates 10th Anniversary in the West End by Mark Shenton

New U.K. tour will launch in 2018.

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Vanessa Redgrave to Receive Gielgud Award at U.K. Theatre Awards by Mark Shenton

Past recipients include Sir Kenneth Branagh, Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Eileen Atkins and Kevin Kline.

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My First Job: Tara Breathnach by John Byrne

My first job was in 2004: a week playing a nurse on Tracy Beaker for the BBC in Cardiff. It couldn’t have

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How to… work as an actor in Ireland by John Byrne

1. Small is beautiful Irish actors are blessed yet burdened with the scale of their unique theatre industry. Actors should try to turn

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8am (Broadway Time)

FROZEN Confirms Michael Grandage & Christopher Oram Will Join Creative Team by BroadwayWorld

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Michael Grandage and Tony and Olivier Award-winning scenic and costume designer Christopher Oram are confirmed for the creative team of Frozen, a new …

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Disney Confirms Frozen Musical's Schedule, Director, Designer & Broadway Theater by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The rumors were true. We now have official confirmation from Disney Theatricals that Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Michael Grandage and his longtime collaborator, Tony and Olivier …

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The Tempest at the Donmar King's Cross by John Morrison

The Tempest completes director Phyllida Lloyd's impressive trilogy of all-female productions, which began with Julius Caesar in 2012 and continued with Henry IV . Harriet Walter (previously …

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Wicked in the West End: 10 years of defying gravity – in pictures by Guardian Staff

Wicked is celebrating its 10th birthday at the Apollo Victoria theatre in London. The musical, based on Gregory Maguire’s novel, presents the untold story of the good and wicked witches fr…

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The Great British Bake Off host MELGIEDROYC and comedy actress favourite CAROLINE QUENTIN join the already star studded cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS giving the West End a unique experience …

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Theatre News: Vanessa Redgrave to receive Gielgud Award at UK Theatre Awards

The actress has starred in more than 35 West End productions over the course of her career

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Video: In rehearsals with: Villette at West Yorkshire Playhouse

Director Mark Rosenblatt tells us more about his production of Charlotte Bronte's novel

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Theatre News: Denise Gough to star in Conor McPherson's new BBC drama Paula

The pair will reunite after working on The Birds in 2009

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Home Turf, Sadler's Wells, London, review: When football and dance come together by Zoë Anderson, Zoë Anderson

The 93-strong cast ranges from alumni of the National Youth Dance company to first-time dancers, from children to the theatre's Company of Elders

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Stage version of ‘Frozen’ musical changes its director by Mark Kennedy | ap

Some changes are coming in the kingdom of Arendelle: Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage has been officially unveiled to helm the upcoming stage musical “Frozen.”

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Breaking News: Michael Grandage Will Direct FROZEN; Christopher Oram Joins Team as Scenic & Costume Designer by BroadwayWorld

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Michael Grandage and Tony and Olivier Award-winning scenic and costume designer Christopher Oram are confirmed for the creative team of Frozen, a new …

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Theater News: Disney's Frozen Musical Finds Its New Creative Team

A pair of Tony winners will take the reins of the upcoming production.

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Vanessa Redgrave to receive 2016 Gielgud award for excellence in the dramatic arts by Georgia Snow

Vanessa Redgrave has been announced as the recipient of the Gielgud award for excellence in the dramatic arts at the UK Theatre

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Disney’s Frozen Names Tony-Winning Director and a Broadway Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage and Tony-winning scenic designer Christopher Oram have joined the show’s creative team.

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VIDEO: WILL & GRACE Stars Reunite in Hilarious New Scene About 2016 Election by TV News Desk

Yesterday, the stars of NBC's WILL amp GRACE confirmed on social media that they would reunite, however it remained unclear in what capacity they would do so. It didn't take long to find out

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Review: Review: The Wipers Times (Watermill, Newbury)

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's play is about a satirical magazine printed straight from the trenches of the First World War

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FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3) – Royal Court Theatre by Laura Kressly

American, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks doesn’t shy away from epic projects. Six years ago, she wrote a play a day to create 365 Days/365 Plays, then went on to write …

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Broadway AM Report, 9/27/2016 - HAMILTON Hits the Windy City and More! by Jessica Khan

Today's big news HAMILTON begins tonight in the Windy City, CINDERELLA launches its national tour in Grand Rapids, Laura Benanti makes her Cafe Carlyle debut, and Sarah Jones's SELLBUYDATE s…

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BWW's On This Day - September 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Paris Theatre Cancels Opening of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by BroadwayWorld

Following a fire on Sunday morning at the Mogador Theatre, the opening of The Phantom of the Opera - or, when in Paris, Fantome de l'Opera - has been cancelled.

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Dick King-Smith's BABE, THE SHEEP-PIG Returns to the Stage by BroadwayWorld

Adapted from Dick King-Smith's much-loved children's novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe, The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production, e…

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Ten years after: on looking through my baby book by Terry Teachout

From 2006: The first item is a picture of me taken at ten-fifteen on the evening of February 6, 1956, thirty minutes after I was born. I weighed eight pounds and one-and-a-half ounces, and h…

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Denise Gough to star in original BBC2 drama written by Conor McPherson by Matthew Hemley

Denise Gough is to star in BBC2 drama Paula, which is the first original TV series from playwright Conor McPherson. She will

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Almanac: Max Planck on scientific progress by Terry Teachout

“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is f…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 6am (Broadway Time)

American Theatre Wing Honors Cicely Tyson by Jk Clarke

      Monday evening, September 26, the American Theatre Wing honored legend of film and stage, Cicely Tyson at the Plaza Hotel at its Annual Gala. Celebrating its 99th Annive…

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WICKED Celebrates Years in the West End Tonight - and the UK & Ireland Tour Returns in 2018 by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, celebrates an extraordinary 10 years at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre tonight Tuesday …

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Apollo Victoria Theatre refurb unveiled for Wicked’s 10th anniversary by Matthew Hemley

Ambassador Theatre Group has unveiled a refurbishment of the Apollo Victoria Theatre as the venue’s current production, Wicked, marks its 10th anniversary

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Video: Exclusive video: Stephen Schwartz on ten years of Wicked

We spoke to the composer and lyricist to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the musical opening in the West End

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Theatre News: Mel Giedroyc and Caroline Quentin join cast of New Songs 4 New Shows

The pair will perform songs from four never-before-seen new musicals

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Fire Postpones “Phantom’s” 30th Anniversary and Broadway Flea Market Breaks a Record! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hit…

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Happy 10th Birthday Wicked London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo It’s time for celebrations as Wicked celebrates its 10th Birthday at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre tonight. The musical which chronicles the untold story of th…

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Fawlty Towers Live by Arts Review

Comedic legend John Cleese brings to the stage the classic 70s television comedy Fawlty Towers in an adaption written by himself and Connie Booth.  Despite only 12 episodes of the show ever…

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Review: Review: Lady Chatterley's Lover (Sheffield Crucible)

A stylish new production of DH Lawrence's classic

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Theatre News: Exclusive: New production of Babe, the Sheep Pig to tour the UK

The play will be em-baa-king on tour next year

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Stacey Gregg: restless writer whose scripts fizz with tricky questions by Helen Meany

Her plays have explored porn, technology and life in her childhood home of Belfast. Stacey Gregg talks about tackling ‘gender fraud’ with the award-winning Scorch and interweaving tales …

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Guest Blog: Composer Philip Miller On PAPER MUSIC by Guest Blogger: Philip Miller

The long collaboration between the South African composer Philip Miller and artist William Kentridge is celebrated in a new song-and-film cycle at the Print Room next month, featuring Kentri…

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The Maids by Steven Morris

The MaidsReviewed by Paul Birchall A Noise Within Through November 12One of the great works of the Theater of the Absurd, Jean Genet’s towering 1947 opus of anger and desolation is a sort …

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Bars and Measures by Steven Morris

Bars and MeasuresReviewed by Neal WeaverBoston Court TheatreThrough October 23 RECOMMENDEDBars and measures are, of course, musical terms. But they also evoke thoughts of prison bars and des…

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Blueberry Toast by Steven Morris

Blueberry ToastReviewed by Deborah KlugmanAtwater Village TheatreThrough October 23 RECOMMENDEDBlueberry Toast may not feature a knockout script, but it sure packs a punch when inimitable pe…

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Underbelly plans to launch 650-seat temporary theatre in West End by Georgia Snow

A new 650-seat temporary theatre is being planned for London’s Embankment area, with the first production set to be a revival of

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All in the Timing by Steven Morris

All In The TimingReviewed by Lovell Estell IIIFlight Theatre at The ComplexThrough October 2RECOMMENDEDPlayfulness and the unexpected inform this sextet of one-acts by David Ives. Not all of…

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BWW Interview: Actor Ian Hallard On Reviving THE BOYS IN THE BAND by Marianka Swain

Actor Ian Hallard has done a range of work, from musicals and Shakespeare to phone-hacking play Great Britain at the National Theatre and TV staples like Doctor Who and Poirot. He also co-wr…

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Review: Some Small Love Story, The Gillygate, York by Adam Bruce

Whether you like their work or not, you can’t deny that the Flanagan Collective are always trying to come up with something new and original, and more often than not, something that tries …

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THE WIPERS TIMES Watermill Theatre , W.Berks & touring by Libby Purves

  OH, WHAT A WITTY, AND PITIFUL, WAR   There is greatness in joking at the mouth of Hell; especially if those jokes are part of comradeship, a gift to those alongside. A hundred ye…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Louis and Ella! A New Jazzical’ at LiveArts by Charles Green

Louis and Ella! A New Jazzical was a fun, inventive journey with two greats of music. Written by Trent Armand Kendall and directed by Jeff Whiting, it imagines Louis Armstrong (Trent Arman…

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Blog: How to Kill your Husband: Smashing the patriarchy in four-part harmony by The Ruby Dolls

Forget Glee. Harmony singing is dangerous. It can kill. We know about its power, and its versatility. And now we are going deep into the forbidden room of Bluebeard’s castle to reveal our …

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This week’s best shows: our critics’ picks (September 27) by The Stage

There’s an eclectic programme of new work opening around the country this week, including new musicals and new writing, culminating in a

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Lizzy Connolly: ‘We need to create more work for older women to safeguard our futures’ by David Hutchison

Vanities: The Musical opened in the West End last week, starring Lizzy Connolly. She talks to David Hutchison about women in musicals and

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: Wicked announce new UK tour

The show also celebrates its tenth birthday in the West End this evening with a gala performance

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Ultra Festival Celebrates Growth in Asia with Finale in Japan by Robert Michael Poole

The Ultra Music Festival has concluded a record-breaking tour of Asia with an impressive six events in ten days from September 10-19, running shows simultaneously in Manila, Hong Kong and To…

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Datebook: Nicolas Boukhrief’s French Thriller at Tower Theatre, Miami by Blouin Artinfo

“MADE IN FRANCE,” the controversial French thriller by Nicolas Boukhrief is currently on view at MDC's Tower Theater, Miami and will run through September 29, 2016.Composed on a controve…

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Theatrefolk’s Top 10: Most Popular Comedic Plays by Lindsay Price

You need scripts. For your classes. For your after school program. For competition. But where do you start? How many catalogues are stacked on your desk right now? Sometimes it’s a jungle …

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Tatyana Lubov and Hayden Stanes Waltz Into CINDERELLA on Tour, Opening Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Work Light Productions, producer of the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, has just announced casting for the national tour launching in September 2016.

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Ann Hampton Callaway to Play San Diego Martinis Above Fourth by Bww News Desk

Martinis Above Fourth Table Stage presents multi-platinum selling singersongwriter and Tony-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway in Diva Power. The show features a soaring celebration of the legen…

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Lois Smith and Zach Grenier Set for SIN & VIRTUE Benefit for Frog & Peach Theatre by Bww News Desk

Frog amp Peach Theatre Company'sSin amp Virtue gala reading willstar Drama Desk andObie Award winner Lois Smith andZach Grenier TV's The Good Wife, Deadwood today, September 27.

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Katerina Papacostas and Matthew Schatz Lead FIRST DATE's Charlotte Debut Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Blumenthal Performing Arts' production of the Broadway musical comedy FIRST DATE is part of the 2015-2016 PNC Broadway Lights.

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Cady Huffman Brings TOM BOY, SHOW GIRL to Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cady Huffman in 'Tom Boy, Show Girl' tonight, Sept. 27 at 930pm.

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Theresa Rebeck's SEARED Makes World Premiere at San Francisco Playhouse Tonight by BroadwayWorld

San Francisco Playhouse begins its fourteenth season with the World Premiere SEARED written by powerhouse playwright Theresa Rebeck. SEARED is a special commisson by San Francisco Playhouse …

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Kristin Chenoweth Performs on LIVE WITH KELLY; Josh Groban Co-Hosts by TV News Desk

Josh Groban, who makes his Broadway debut this fall in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, will join Kelly Ripa as co-host of LIVE WITH KELLY. Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will also…

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Hit Musical Hamilton Begins Tonight in Chicago by Michael Gioia

The Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical takes its shot in the Windy City.

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Why Looking Has Changed Jonathan Groff’s Life by Michael Gioia

An exclusive look inside the upcoming Looking photo biography book has the answer.

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Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Druid Theatre and Goodspeed Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Here’s a selection of available administrative positions in the New York area and around the country.

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Culture, Gender, Race and Sexuality Are Focus of #IdentityWeek, Launching Tonight by Adam Hetrick

Running September 27-30, panelists include Anne Bogart, Larry Kramer, Ntozake Shange and George C. Wolfe.

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Curious Incident Launches North American Tour Today by Robert Viagas

The Tony-winning play is headed for Los Angeles, Boston and more than two dozen other cities.

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Lily Rabe Was Trying to Avoid Acting, Until She Couldn’t by Olivia Clement

The daughter of a playwright and an actress, the Tony nominee opens up about following her own, indirect path to acting.

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Simon McBurney Wants The Encounter Experience to Be “Physically Palpable” by Mark Shenton

The creator and star explains more behind the one-man show, a unique theatrical experience for all.

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How This Actress Discovered She Was a Playwright by Olivia Clement

For Ana Nogueira, writing developed into the ideal creative outlet between acting gigs.

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