Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Learn About Disney's Frozen, Broadway's Hottest Musical by

Powerhouse performances, dazzling costumes and exquisite stagecraft all make Disney's Frozen come alive on the Great White Way.

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Odds & Ends: Darren Criss & Longtime Girlfriend Make It Official & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and this weekend. Darren Criss & Longtime Girlfriend Make It Official This news fills us with glee! Small-screen star an…

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Denver “Hamilton” tickets: A few get lucky early as 100,000-plus scramble for seats by John Wenzel, Joe Rubino

Denver's hottest theater tickets officially went on sale to the public Monday morning.

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Lady Windermere's Fan review – Saunders simmers at Wilde's West End party by Lyn Gardner

Vaudeville theatre, London Jennifer Saunders and Samantha Spiro find genuine emotion among the epigrams in Kathy Burke’s productionAppearances can be deceptive. That, of course, is one of …

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The Bridges Of Madison County Gloriously Soars To The Heights by Bill Hirschman

Slow Burn Theatre Company’s production of The Bridges of Madison County is what critics save up our credibility for – so that when a work of art is this effective, this moving, this capt…

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Theater News: Musical Adaptation of The Rose Announced

Glen Ballard will compose music for a stage version of the 1979 film starring Bette Midler.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Bette Midler Film The Rose Being Adapted for Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The stage musical will feature a score by Grammy-winning songwriter Glen Ballard, who made his Broadway debut with Ghost: The Musical.

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Cabaret News: Drew Gehling, Jessica Vosk, and More Set for Marcy & Zina and Friends

The event will celebrate the team's 25 years of collaboration.

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Aaron Tveit Will Bring Solo Evening to Wolf Trap This Weekend by Adam Hetrick

The Grease Live! and Next to Normal star will offer two concerts in the Washington, D.C. metro area January 26 and 27.

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Watch Tonight’s Live-Stream of Escape to Margaritaville Pop-Up Preview Event by Adam Hetrick

The cast and creative team will offer a sneak peak of the new Jimmy Buffett musical at Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel January 22.

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Classical CD Reviews: Kamus Quartet’s “Homunculus” and Jeroen Van Veen plays Adams by Jonathan Blumhofer

The nearly 10 year wait for the premiere of Esa-Pekka Salonen’s string quartet Homunculus was worth it.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Theater News: The Antelope Party

Theater Wit's dark comedy explores fascism, paranoia and My Little Pony.

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Bianca Marroquín Returns to Broadway's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The long-running production continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

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What to Expect From the Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman Musical by Olivia Clement

Samantha Barks, Steve Kazee, Jerry Mitchell, and the rest of the cast and creative team chat about adapting the iconic movie for 2018.

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WVTF: Aubergine Olney Theatre Center

Wed, February 7 thru Sun, March 4 @ Olney Theatre Center, presented by Olney Theatre Center

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Becoming Dr. Ruth

Wed, February 21 thru Sun, March 18 @ Theater J, presented by Theater J -- Filled with humor and honesty, Becoming Dr. Ruth is a triumphant and life-affirming story of a girl who found her o…

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Jewish Playwriting Contest

Sun, February 25 @ Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV), presented by Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)

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Broadway Center Stage: Chess

Wed, February 14 thru Sun, February 18 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by The Kennedy Center -- Follow the machinations and manipulations from Bangkok to Budapest in a semi-staged concert pe…

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Light Years

Tue, February 6 thru Sun, March 4 @ Signature Theatre, presented by Signature Theatre -- Enriched with beautiful folk-rock music, inventive lyrics and Robbie’s disarming humor, Light Y…

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It's Amazing What Baking Can Do! WAITRESS Sets New House Record at the Brooks Atkinson by BroadwayWorld

Sara Bareilles returned to her smash hit musical Waitress this week, joining popular singer Jason Mraz and triggering a sugar high at the box office.

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Russian State Ballet's ‘Sleeping Beauty’ falls short of fairy tale magic by Lauren Warnecke

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, a professional company of 55 dancers touring the U.S. with a collage of full-length classical ballets, stopped in town Sunday for two performances of “T…

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Review: The Wolves

Studio Theatre examines the sport of women's indoor soccer.

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Grosses Analysis: Bernadette Peters’ First Performances in Hello, Dolly! Hit Full Potential, Standing Room Only by Andrew Gans

Three-time Tony recipient Peters recently succeeded Tony winner Bette Midler in the acclaimed revival at the Shubert Theatre.

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Broadway Grosses: Waitress Stars Sara Bareilles & Jason Mraz Serve Up New House Record by

Determined audiences made their way to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre this past week for a first look at the adorable pairing of Waitress' songwriter Sara Bareilles appearing opposite Gramm…

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The Fans Have Spoken! The 2018 Grammy Nominees You Want to See on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

We're in for an amazing week! The Phantom of the Opera celebrates its 30th anniversary on January 26 with a slew of festivities planned for January 24 and throughout the week. January 28…

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'Five Mile Lake' is a simple story, well told by Shattered Globe by Chris Jones

If you like the films of Noah Baumbach or the plays of Annie Baker, and if your favorite movie of 2016 was “Manchester by the Sea,” I suspect you’ll really appreciate “Five Mile Lake…

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Broadway B.O.: Sara Bareilles & Jason Mraz Serve Sky High Pie With ‘Waitress’ by Jeremy Gerard

Waitress turns two in April but the musical adaptation of Adrienne Shelly’s indie film is playing like the hot new kid on the block. Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, who made her Broa…

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Theater News: John Kelly to Present World Premiere of Time No Line at La MaMa

The theatrical memoir will include movement, video, music, song, and live drawing.

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Theater News: Khris Davis, Valisia LeKae, and More Set for Little Rock Readings

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj is the project's writer and director.

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Mikhail Baryshnikov finds the motion in the poetry of Joseph Brodsky by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

Ballet superstar says he won’t be dancing so much as evoking the spirit of the words in Brodsky/Baryshnikov.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/22 by Bww Special

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the …

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/21/18 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1212018.

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Celebrate 80 Years of Our Town With a Look Back at Past Broadway Productions by Hannah Vine

The Thornton Wilder play debuted on Broadway January 22, 1938.

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A New Production of RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO Comes to the Citizens Theatre by BroadwayWorld

A new production of Andrea Dunbar's Rita, Sue and Bob Too, which has sparked debate about its staging at London's Royal Court Theatre, comes to the Citizens Theatre from 13-17 Feb the only…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/22

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for th…

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Michael Riedel, Richard Kind, Karen Ziemba and More Join 54 SINGS CURTAINS by BroadwayWorld

Richard Kind TV's Mad About You, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba Prince of Broadway, Contact, John Epperson Lypsinka, and Erin Davie SideShow, Grey Gardens have joined t…

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Mildred’s Umbrella Under a New Roof by American Theatre Editors

The company announces plan to restructure and relocate to a new space in Houston.

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Nevermore- The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe- Black Button Eyes Productions at the Edge Theater, 5451 N Broadway, Chicago, IL, is offering $15 Industry tickets (cont…

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Review: ‘Waxing West’ at 4615 Theatre Company (Women’s Voices Theater Festival) by Sophia Howes

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” So said F. Scott Fitzgerald, at the end of The Great Gatsby. Waxing West, by Saviana Stanescu, is the st…

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See Steve Kazee, Samantha Barks & the More at Pretty Woman's First Day of Rehearsal by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway musical adaptation of Pretty Woman started rehearsals at the New 42nd Street Studios on January 22, and was in on the action to capture some fabulous photos. Tony w…

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A Look at Elektra at Houston Grand Opera by Marc J. Franklin

Christine Goerke stars in the title role in Richard Strauss’ one-act tragedy, conducted by Patrick Summers.

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Review: ‘Passing Strange’ at The Wilma Theater by Tim Dunleavy

“Life is a mistake that only art can correct.” That’s not a line you’d expect to hear at a rock and roll show, is it? But Passing Strange isn’t your typical rock show, or musical,…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons & More Pose for Broadway Return in THE BOYS IN THE BAND by Stage Tube

The Boys In The Band will star Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells, along with Charlie Carver, Robin De Jes s, Brian Hutchison, Michael Benjamin Washington and Tuc Wa…

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A Look at The Unauthorized Musical Parody Of: Rocky With Marissa Jaret Winokur and Frankie Grande by Marc J. Franklin

The comedic show played Los Angeles’ Rockwell Table and Stage January 13.

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Theater News: Shakespeare in the Park to Present Shaina Taub's Twelfth Night Musical

The Public Theater has announced its slate of free productions at the Delacorte Theatre.

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of PRETTY WOMAN! by Walter McBride

Before heading to Chicago, the cast met the press this morning. Check out a photo preview from the big day below

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Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Alexa Criscitiello

The New York Times is reporting that Gordon Edelstein, artistic director of the Long Wharf Theater, has been placed on administrative leave after several former employees and collaborators o…

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"Peter Pan"at Open Air Theatre Regent's Park, London by Blouin Artinfo

Open Air Theatre Regent's Park in London will be staging the spectacular re-imagination of J.M Barrie’s 1904 play and 1911 novel "Peter Pan or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up."A boisterously…

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No Side Hustle Necessary: Justin Trawick on Life as a Working Musician and His Pearl Street Warehouse Album-Release Concert by Nicole Hertvik

Washington, D.C.-based musician Justin Trawick’s career can be traced back to the day he found a guitar under the steps of his parents’ pre-Civil War Virginia home. “Neither of my pare…

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Casting Announced For ABSOLUTE HELL at National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Bomb-blasted London. A Soho den in the hangover from World War II, where members drink into the darkness, night after night. Lying, fighting and seducing, these lost souls and bruised lovers…

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Win BIG in our BroadwayCon giveaway! by Serena

Tickets to The Play That Goes Wrong, backstage tours at Mean Girls and A Bronx Tale, a prize package from The Lion King, School of Rock drumsticks and more! Enter now to win!

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On this occasion, lots of bugs in Synetic Theater’s system by Peter Marks

Kafka’s ‘The Trial’ rests here on too many legs

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Prototype 2018 Interview: ‘Iyov’ Director Vladyslav Troitskyi on Telling Biblical Stories Through Opera by Navida Stein

The opera-requiem IYOV fuses Biblical and liturgical texts with an extraordinary exploration of musical ideas from classical to folk to jazz, rock and electronics and practically all the sou…

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At Shakespeare in the Park, Everyday New Yorkers Will Take the Stage by Peter Libbey

For the first time, a production from Public Works, the Public Theater’s participatory theater program, will be part of the free summer shows in Central Park.

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OTHELLO, TWELFTH NIGHT Announced for Shakespeare in the Park 2018 Season by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis Executive Director, Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for the 2018 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 56-year t…

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Shakespeare in the Park to Remount Twelfth Night Musical; Othello Also on Tap by Andy Lefkowitz

The Public Theater has announced the 2018 season of free Shakespeare in the Park productions. The beloved outdoor theater program will mount a new production of Othello (May 29-June 4) …

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Othello and a Return of Twelfth Night Tapped for Shakespeare in the Park by Olivia Clement

The Public Theater reveals its 2018 summer lineup of free works.

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Photo Flash: Samantha Barks and Company of Pretty Woman Meet the Press

The musical adaptation of the hit 1990 film will play a limited five-week engagement in Chicago before heading to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre.

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Theater News: Ford's Theater Examines Equality in America With Jefferson's Garden

Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker's drama goes up as part of the 2018 Women's Voices Theater Festival.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Sága’ at the Prototype Festival 2018 by Navida Stein

Belgian indie band Dez Mona and Flemish B.O.X. (Baroque Orchestration X) wound up the 2018 Prototype Festival with an encore performance, bringing back their theatrical song cycle Sága aft…

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Theodore Kosloff: Dashing Dancer of Diaghilev and DeMille by Trav S.D.

Theodore Kosloff (Fyodor Mikhailovich Koslov, 1882-1956) had an exceedingly rare career trajectory…from international ballet star to Broadway choreographer to silent movie star to danc…

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Theatre News: Jonathan Slinger, Kate Fleetwood and Danny Webb in cast for Absolute Hell

Joe Hill-Gibbins' production opens at the National Theatre in April

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Samantha Barks, Steve Kazee, and the Cast of Pretty Woman: The Musical Meet the Press by Hannah Vine

The new musical adaptation will begin performances on Broadway July 20, 2018 at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with SpongeBob Squarepants Star Stephanie Hsu

SpongeBob SquarePants star Stephanie Hsu talks fun times backstage at Bikini Bottom, her Be More Chill experience, and going from experimental theater to Broadway.

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Interview: Bobby Moreno on Giving Birth Onstage in ‘Mankind’ by Jose Solis

Robert O’Hara’s Mankind takes place in a future where women have become extinct, it’s the men who are in charge of reproduction and concepts like “feminism” have become sociopoliti…

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Racial drama Calpurnia is smart and important — but imperfect by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Insightful script and cast overcome a few implausible moments in tale of dinner party gone wrong, writes Karen Fricker.

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Celebrate George Balanchine With a Look at the Choreography He Brought to Broadway by Hannah Vine

The legendary choreographer was born January 22, 1904.

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Women on the March. Bernadette Begins. Lorraine Hansberry Rediscovered. Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

There was a touch of theater in the Women’s March over the weekend, with protesters’ signs adapting “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from Mary Poppins to fit current events, and …

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NEWS: #OffBroadway spoof @RuthlessMusical gets UK premiere @ArtsTheatreLDN in March by Press Releases

Long-running New York spoof Ruthless! The Musical receives its UK premiere in March at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 14-week run. Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s award-winning a…

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VIDEO: Elphabas Jessica Vosk and Julia Murney Unite for a WICKED Duet by BroadwayWorld

Jessica Vosk is gearing up for her upcoming Feb 1-3 54 Below show which will feature an exciting surprise guest every night Though she can't make it to the show, friend and former Elphaba Ju…

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Woman Before a Glass, Jermyn Street Theatre, London, review: Judy Rosenblatt captures the shafts of loneliness and pathos beautifully by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

This one-woman show about the great art collector Peggy Guggenheim, who loved art and sex in about equal measure, is part of Jermyn Street Theatre's Scandal season

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How far would YOU go to get what you want?! Get ready for @RuthlessMusical, running for 14 weeks @ArtsTheatreLDN

What do Britney Spears and Natalie Portman have in common? Both Hollywood stars got early career breaks in the Off-Broadway musical spoof RUTHLESS, which savagely rips off the likes of Gyspy…

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Casting announced for Absolute Hell at National Theatre by Georgia Snow

Kate Fleetwood, Charles Edwards, Jenny Galloway and Jonathan Slinger have been cast in Absolute Hell at the National Theatre. Rodney Ackland’s play

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Long Wharf Theater Leader Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Michael Paulson

Gordon Edelstein made unwelcome advances and crude remarks about women, lesbians and nuns, according to current and former employees. He has been placed on leave.

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Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman to Receive New Production at Menier Chocolate Factory by

A new adaptation of Manuel Puig's dark 1983 drama Kiss of the Spider Woman is slated to debut at London's Menier Chocolate Factory. Featuring a revised script by José Rivera a…

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Exclusive Video! Adam Kantor's Soulful 'Answer Me' Reminds Us Why The Band's Visit Is a Must-See by

The Band's Visit is a bonafide hit. The new musical featuring a luminous new score by David Yazbek is thrilling audiences at the Barrymore Theatre eight times a week. has se…

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The Most Beautiful Thing in the World! Kinky Boots Celebrates 2,000 Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

With its ultra-catchy score, fabulous dance numbers and incredible performances, Broadway's Kinky Boots is always a party. And the Saturday matinee on January 20 was super special as&nbs…

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The Show: Check Out Wicked Green Gal Jackie Burns’ Five Fave Dressing Room Treasures by

It’s always a treat to head backstage at a Broadway theater! This time, we head to Oz to check out the dressing room of Wicked leading lady Jackie Burns.

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Dan Lauria & More to Star in Off-Broadway Premiere of The Stone Witch by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum and TV veteran Dan Lauria (A Christmas Story, The Wonder Years) will star in the off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a new play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia), s…

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Watch RHOA Grammy Winner Kandi Burruss Onstage & Backstage in Broadway's Chicago

Watch Kandi Burruss onstage in Broadway's Chicago.

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Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo, More Join Composer Scott Alan on Recording of New Rock Opera Lifeline by Andrew Gans

Alan will return to London’s Live at Zedel for a seven-day residency January 28.

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‘Its own creature & a magnificent one at that’: MISS SAIGON – Touring ★★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

It’s safe to say that if you like Les Misérables, also presented by Cameron Mackintosh, you’ll like this too – some of the more familiar songs could probably be slipped into Les Mis, …

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Theater News: New York Premiere of Until the Flood Opens at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre

Dael Olandersmith's solo show, written in response to Michael Brown's death, makes its New York premiere.

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An Issue That Goes in All Directions by American Theatre Editors

This month: training for directors, IP for non-writers, the state of queer theatre, diversiyfing theatre training, and West African stages.

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New Adaptation of Manuel Puig’s Kiss of the Spider Woman Will Play London by Ryan McPhee

Laurie Sansom will direct the production, featuring a script by Allan Baker and José Rivera, this spring at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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All the Things You Are: Jerome Kern from In Series (review) by Alexander C. Kafka

“I hear you’re a son of a bitch,” said Jerome Kern, introducing himself to a producer. “So am I.”  But he was one productive son of a bitch, composing more than 700 s…

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Proving Up, a ghost story opera from Washington National Opera (review) by Susan Galbraith

This weekend a new opera, Proving Up, proved itself indeed – a chamber opera worthy for the 21st century. Born out of a spirit of inquiry, Proving Up is mysterious, mesmerizing, startling …

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Bright Colors And Bold Patterns New Star Jeff Hiller Takes Instagram Along For A Night at His One-Man-Show

Jeff Hiller gives Insta followers a look at his life as the new star of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns .

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Impact of first world war is brought into focus

Women’s suffrage movement and role of black troops are among the issues to be explored

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Blog: Split: The Power of Exploring Teenage Friendship from a Female Perspective by Emma Pritchard

Everything that could have gone wrong for me as a teenager did. I turned up to prom in the same dress as the scariest person in the year. I had an allergic reaction to Veet trying to experim…

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10 reasons we love London musicals by Robin Johnson

People travel from all over the world to see shows in the West End - and with good reason. Here are our top 10 reasons to love London musicals. The post 10 reasons we love London musicals ap…

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Magic Time!: ‘The Trial’ at Synetic Theater by John Stoltenberg

Kafka’s nightmare novel about a man named Joseph K—who is arrested, detained, and tried but never told what he has done wrong—would seem perfect for Synetic Theater’s magic t…

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Playwright April de Angelis: “Let’s give female writers 80% of our main stage productions” by Giverny Masso

Playwright April de Angelis has called for greater representation of female writers in theatre. Speaking at the Writers’ Guild Awards in London

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Taye Diggs Performs 'Candyman' on Next LIP SYNC BATTLE by BroadwayWorld

Below, check out a preview clip of Taye Diggs's performance of Candyman on Spike's LIP SYNC BATTLE. The highly anticipated Taye Diggs vs. Erika Jayne Christina Aguilera themed lip sync b…

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Philip Murray Warson Joins Charles Blyth in West End's The Simon & Garfunkel Story by

Philip Murray Warson will take on the role of Paul Simon in the acclaimed West End run of The Simon & Garfunkel Story beginning on January 22 at London's Lyric Theatre. He appea…

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Look Back at Past Productions of The Crucible on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The original Broadway production opened 65 years ago on January 22, 1953.

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‘One of the most astounding performances I’ve ever seen’: SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

This Curve staging of Sunset Boulevard successfully manages to keep the glamour and scale required of a show documenting the golden age of Hollywood whilst making it suitable for a touring c…

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Photo Flash: It's 2,000 Bows for Kinky Boots on Broadway

Jake Shears and J. Harrison Ghee currently star as Charlie Price and Lola in the Tony-winning musical.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Ingenuity enlivens Bears’ ecological message and lets us in on hero’s journey by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Clever staging places the audience in a more natural frame of mind, the better for lead Sheldon Elter to lead us on the chase, writes Karen Fricker.

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This Is All Just Temporary from Convergence Theatre (review) by John Bavoso

Autism, family obligation, and innovative design collide on stage in Olivia Haller’s This Is All Just Temporary, Convergence Theatre’s contribution to the 2018 Women’s Voices Theater F…

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Review: Road Show

This Stephen Sondheim musical follows two men chasing the American dream.

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Review: The Birthday Party

American Conservatory Theater presents Harold Pinter's dark comedy.

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Jack Birkett obituary by David Haughton

Vibrant dancer, singer and actor – a leading light of the Lindsay Kemp Company and striking presence in films by Derek JarmanJack Birkett, who has died aged 75, was a performer with the Li…

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Review: ‘The Trial’ at Synetic Theater by David Siegel

The creative, resourceful folk from Synetic Theater have made another date with an old friend and literary powerhouse, well beyond the “silent” Shakespeare for which it is justly known. …

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Disco Pigs Stars Colin Campbell & Evanna Lynch Talk Strange First Impressions, Intense Pre-Show Rituals, & Audience Interactions

Get to know the electrifying stars of off-Broadway's Disco Pigs, Colin Campbell & Evanna Lynch, as they teen years, pre-show rituals, and awkward first impressions.

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Will Katharine McPhee Make Broadway Debut This Spring? by Rialto Chatter

Karen Cartwright may have already made it to Broadway, but Katharine McPhee has plans to make her debut in 2018. McPhee recently revealed on Instagram that she'll appear in a Broadway show i…

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Kerry Butler, Charl Brown, More Set for Readings of New Musical Seeing Red by Andrew Gans

The musical is billed as having love, romance, and hand puppets.

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NEWS: Rock musical Myth: The Rise & Fall of Orpheus gets reworked at The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Rock musical Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus will have nine concert-style workshop performances at The Other Palace, London from 10 to 17 March 2018.

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Jordan Tannahill, a life measured in seconds by David Berry

One of Canada’s most celebrated creators of theatre is coming out with two big works that wrestle expressly with the end

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Review: ‘The Addams Family Young @ Part’ at Ovations Junior Company by Meredith Fogle

Ovations Theatre’s The Addams Family Young @ Part brings a fresh and original storyline to the beloved, if unconventional, family with a penchant for all things macabre. The Ovations Junio…

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Features: John and The Brothers Size make our top openings of the week

What are you going to see this week?

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Theatre News: George Maguire to star in new UK tour of 20th Century Boy

The Olivier Award-winner will revive his performance as Marc Bolan

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Catch Manhattan Theatre Club's THE CHILDREN in its Final Two Weeks on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children begins the final two weeks of its run at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre 261 West 47th Str…

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Calling All Plastics! MEAN GIRLS Box Office Opens Today! by BroadwayWorld

So fetch The box office opens today for Mean Girls, the new musical produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film. Preview perform…

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Eclipse Theatre announces 2018 William Inge season by Morgan Greene

Eclipse Theatre Company, known for dedicating each season to one playwright, will produce three plays by William Inge in its upcoming season. In the spring, Rachel Lambert will direct “Nat…

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Review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Zemfira Stage by Guest Author

As you’re spending January shivering against these sub-freezing wind-chills and bracing yourselves for the next bombogenesis, I strongly urge you to seek refuge in Falls Church with Te…

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An Exclusive Look at New Musical Comedy Series Bartlett by Olivia Clement

The web series features Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda, Utkarsh Ambudkar, and Freestyle Love Supreme’s Anthony Veneziale.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 22nd - The Band's Visit and Latin History Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On this Island 3.01, The Band's Visit 2.59, Spongebob 2.52, Hello, Dolly 2.48 and School of Rock 1.81. The top growing current Broadway pl…

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Kerry Butler, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and More Lead Staged Industry Reading Of SEEING RED by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominees Kerry Butler Disaster, Xanadu, the upcoming Mean Girls, Charl Brown Motown, John Ellison Conlee The Full Monty, Murder Ballad, and Stephanie D'Abruzzo Avenue Q, I Love Yo…

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See the Magical Off-Broadway Play PUFFS for as Low as $27 by Contests - Broadway

'Hufflepuffs' finally get their moment in HILARIOUS Potter play, 'PUFFS'' declares Mashable. For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, ho…

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‘The reality of living with disease with no hope in sight’: STILL ILL – New Diorama Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Theatre company Kandinsky has created a play in Still Ill that not only shows what it’s like to experience a neurological disorder, but also the rigmarole one faces when trying to get answ…

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In the Moment: ‘The Way of the World’ at Folger Theatre (Women’s Voices Theatre Festival) by David Siegel

There’s lots to like about Theresa Rebeck’s The Way of the World just as my DC Metro Theater Arts colleague Sophia Howes points out in her review. The show is the Folger Theater’s Wome…

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Elvis jukebox musical 'Heartbreak Hotel' coming to Chicago in June by Chris Jones

Attention broken-hearted lovers of Elvis! A new live show, co-produced by Authentic Brands Group and Elvis Presley Enterprises and penned by one of the creators of “Million Dollar Quartet,…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Music Interview: Vancouver’s Dan Bejar, Leader of the band Destroyer by Blake Maddux

"There’s not too many people wanting their money back, thinking that they’re at a Pig Destroyer show or Destroyer 666."

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Frances McDormand, Allison Janney & More Theater Stars Win 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Frances McDormand (Good People) and Tony nominee Allison Janney (Six Degrees of Separation) were named winners of 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 21. Broadway alum Kri…

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Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera Celebrates 30th Anniversary With a Week of Special Events by Andrew Gans

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s international hit musical is the longest-running production in Broadway history.

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Bitches Down Under! review at Above the Stag, London – ‘barbed humour’ by Paul Vale

Martin Blackburn’s first two plays, Alright Bitches! and Bitches Ahoy! showed a strong ear for comedy and a keen eye for characterisation.

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New rock musical Myth lands at The Other Palace by Robin Johnson

New rock musical Myth: The Rise And Fall Of Orpheus, directed by Arlene Phillips and written by Sam Cassidy, will have 9 concert-style workshop performances at The Other Palace this March. T…

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Marla Mase Creates ‘The Pill’ — A Play Which Some May Find Hard To Swallow by Mercedes Vizcaino

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, January 22, 2018 The play The Pill, set to open on January 25, tackles the subject of mental illness; a subject that doesn’t immediately conjure…

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The Birthday Party at the Harold Pinter Theatre – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Happy birthday to The Birthday Party. Harold Pinter’s classic play turns 60 this year, and to mark the occasion the West End

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20TH CENTURY BOY Returns to the Stage With New UK Tour by BroadwayWorld

The hit musical inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, 20th Century Boy, returns to the stage on a UK-wide tour to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic star's untimely death. Ope…

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Off the Rails: Look at Shakespeare, See a Native Play by (jdstokely)

By Bethany Hughes. Off the Rails , which was produced at OSF in October, shows how Native plays can include depictions or descriptions of Native history as an element of lived experience, no…

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Dancer and photographer Leon Poulton: ‘I use my knowledge of how the body moves to create the image I want’ by Giverny Masso

Contemporary dancer Leon Poulton uses his experience in the art form to feed his second profession as a freelance dance photographer. He

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Cirque du Soleil artist and gymnast Alanna Baker: ‘Becoming a European champion was amazing’ by Roda Musa

Alanna Baker has competed for Great Britain in the European and World Championships as a gymnast. She talks to Roda Musa about

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The Homecoming Queen Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Atlantic Theater Company celebrates the world premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu’s new drama.

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‘Played out near-perfectly by Lucian Msamati & Adam Gillen’: AMADEUS – National Theatre by Ian Foster

That this is Michael Longhurst's debut in this theatre makes it all the more impressive and I wouldn't be surprised if his name doesn't soon become one of the ones bandied around the round o…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Photos: HAMILTON Set Designer Reveals Secrets From the Show's Off-Broadway Run by Stephanie Wild

David Korins, the award-winning production designer behind shows like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen and Grease Live, shared some never-before-seen clips and photos on Instagram from Hamilton du…

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Ruthless! The Musical to Make U.K. Premiere by Andrew Gans

Richard Fitch will direct the limited engagement at the Arts Theatre.

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Broadway Kids Jam Releases Cover of 'This Is Me' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Kids Jam released their new cover video, 'This Is Me', from the blockbuster movie, The Greatest Showman. The song features Carly Gendell School of Rock the Musical, Annie, Joshua Tu…

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TRUMP THE MUSICAL Headlines VAULT Festival Line Up At Waterloo East Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Trump the Musical heads the line up at Waterloo East Theatre as the venue partners with the VAULT Festival for the first time to present an eclectic mix of shows helping London Biggest Arts …

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, January 22, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Ngozi Anyanwu on “The Homecoming Queen” by Victoria Myers

The new play "The Homecoming Queen" marks Ngozi Anyanwu's Off-Broadway playwriting debut. We spoke with her about her inspiration for the play and how current events changed it, her writing …

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Hello, Broadway! Back Where They Belong by JK

If January 14th was a bittersweet (and for some, apparently, "devastating") time on Broadway, the week following was one welcoming and downright celebration!Over at the Brooks Atkinson, Sara…

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Why ‘Our Town’ Springs Eternal, but Especially Now by American Theatre Editors

Thornton Wilder's 80-year-old play offers something more than comforting nostalgia in a troubled American moment.

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The Valiant June Knight by Trav S.D.

Stage and screen performer June Knight was born Margaret Rose Valliquietto on January 22, 1913 in Los Angeles, California. Plagued by an almost unbelievable string of childhood diseases incl…

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Review: Woman Before a Glass, Jeremy Street Theatre by Venetia Byles

Austin Pendleton’s one-woman show, Woman Before a Glass, is an ambitious, unapologetic portrayal of Peggy Guggenheim, the controversial collector made enfant terrible of the twentieth cent…

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Theater Talk: Mark Rylance & Claire van Kampen Explain FARINELLI AND THE KING by Theater Talk

Actor Mark Rylance Academy Award and 2-time Tony Award winner and playwright Claire van Kampen discuss her new play in which he stars, Farinelli and the King, with co-hosts playwright Warren…

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We’ve all been there: The Bridge Theatre’s email blunder with bloggers by Shanine Salmon

What is bizarre is that a lot of online bloggers found themselves on this ‘banned’ list despite having three press nights, with ample standing room.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Lesli Margherita! by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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Untold Stories New Writing Festival Moves to the Arcola as Part of SLAM Festival by BroadwayWorld

Untold Stories New Writing Festival is excited to be starting 2018 as part of the SLAM Season at The Arcola. Following on from a very successful year at SLAM Kings Cross in 2017, where they …

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Graeae Theatre and Selina Thompson to feature in First World War Centenary season by Giverny Masso

Works from Graeae Theatre Company and performer Selina Thompson will feature in a season of work responding to the centenary of the

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Menier Chocolate Factory to stage Kiss Of The Spider Woman revival by Robin Johnson

The Menier Chocolate Factory will stage a major new production of Manuel Puig's shattering novel Kiss Of The Spider Woman this Spring. The post Menier Chocolate Factory to stage Kiss Of The …

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Tring Park's Contemporary Theatre Festival To Show 6 Plays In 10 Days by BroadwayWorld

Students at the UK's most prestigious performing arts school, once attended by actors Lily James Disney's Cinderella, Downton Abbey, War and Peace and Daisy Ridley Star Wars The Force Awaken…

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Woman Before a Glass review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London – ‘an impressive performance’ by Julia Rank

The painterly title Woman Before a Glass is suggestive of the male gaze. This one-woman play by Lanie Robertson – author of

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VIDEO: Stage Legend Rita Moreno Greeted with Standing Ovation at SAG AWARDS by BroadwayWorld

At last night's SAG AWARDS, EGOT recipient Rita Moreno presented Morgan Freeman with the 2018 Life Achievement Award. Freeman had presented the same honor to Moreno five years earlier.

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for AGAIN at Trafalgar Studios by BroadwayWorld

Mongrel Thumb presents the world premi re of Stephanie Jacob's new comic drama, Again. Hannah Price directs Rosie Day Izzy, Chris Larkin Tom, Natasha Little Louise and Charles Reston Adam. T…

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Pointless Theatre’s Imogen, a romance with puppet (review) by Debbie Minter Jackson

It’s always a treat to see what Pointless Theatre does with a story, and they rise to new levels with their take on one of Shakespeare’s rambling masterworks.  The program notes that Sh…

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Waxing West, a Romanian immigrant’s American dream (review) by Kelly McCorkendale

Waxing West is a rich, moving story of immigration, culture clash, and revolution—the common political kind and a deeper, internal, personal kind. A little over a decade after the Romanian…

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REVIEW: The War Has Not Yet Started, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Mikhail Durnenkov’s strange tale The War Has Not Yet Started at Southwark Playhouse This post REVIEW: The War Has Not Yet Started, Southwark Playhous…

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VIDEO: SAG Award Winner Frances McDormand Praises Writer Martin McDonagh by BroadwayWorld

Frances McDormand received the SAG Award the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her performance as MILDRED HAYES in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, M…

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Tara Arts Presents World Premiere of Nigel Planer's THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHAI by BroadwayWorld

Actor, comedian, novelist and playwright Nigel Planer The Young Ones, Filthy Rich amp Catflap is to team up with Tara Arts' artistic director Jatinder Verma in a brand-new adaptation of Mari…

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Interviews: Rula Lenska: 'I'm not a great fan of gender changing roles, I prefer tradition'

We talk to the actress about The Case of the Frightened Lady, her aristocratic background and the lack of roles for older women

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Theatre News: Graeae piece to feature in 14-18 NOW WWI centenary

The line up for the latest 14-18 NOW centenary line up has been announced

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‘A tender & beautiful play’: TINY DYNAMITE – Old Red Lion Theatre by Laura Kressly

This is a tender and beautiful play that, within moments, makes you question why it hasn’t been staged in over 15 years.

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BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: SAG Award Winner Allison Janney Thanks 'Fearless' I, TONYA Co-Star by BroadwayWorld

Allison Janney received the SAG Award last night for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her performance as Lavona Golden in I, TONYA. 'I'd like to thank my co…

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Obituary: Bob Carlton by Michael Quinn

Bob Carlton will be widely remembered as the writer of the Olivier award-winning Return to the Forbidden Planet. Inspired by the 1956

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VIDEO: Host Kristen Bell Tackles #MeToo & More in SAG AWARD Opening by BroadwayWorld

Kristen Bell became the first-ever host of the SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS last night, and took on some tough issues in her opening monologue for the show.

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DVR Alert: Broadway's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA to Perform on NBC's TODAY by BroadwayWorld

BWW has learned that Broadway's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will perform on NBC's TODAY on Friday, January 26th during the 10 -11 am hour.

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English National Ballet's Akram Khan's GISELLE Comes to Cinemas by BroadwayWorld

Hailed as 'a masterpiece of 21st century dance' from English National Ballet, Akram Khan's Giselle is released in cinemas for the first time from 25 April 2018, thanks to a collaboration bet…

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New adaptation of Kiss Of The Spider Woman to play Menier Chocolate Factory by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A major new production of Manuel Puig’s ground-breaking novel Kiss Of The Spider Woman is to be presented at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 21 March to 5 May 2018. T…

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The War Has Not Yet Started review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘frustratingly abstract’ by Tim Bano

In this collection of 12 short sketches by Russian playwright Mikhail Durnenkov, we’re left to figure out quite a lot as an

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UK Tour Of THE WINSLOW BOY To Open in Chichester Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Having been expelled from the Royal Navy College for stealing a five-shilling postal order, young cadet Ronnie Winslow's entire family are pulled apart by the repercussions of this charge. S…

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WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS Jermyn St theatre by Libby Purves and Friends

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM WALKS AGAIN     You cross the stage floor to the toilets and a warning sign on the little set alerts you to the danger of tripping over a “solid stone” bench. …

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Cult classic Ruthless! The Musical to make UK premiere by Robin Johnson

The all-female comedy cult classic Ruthless! The Musical, which has frequently played Off-Broadway over the past 25 years, will make its UK premiere at the Arts Theatre this March. The post …

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Theatremaker Kirsty Housley: ‘I’ve got this weird niche – the best work is often quite blurry’ by Lyn Gardner

Kirsty Housley navigates the fault line between devised work and playwriting. She tells Lyn Gardner about the industry divide, why she doesn’t

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Casting Announced for the UK Tour of James Graham's THIS HOUSE by BroadwayWorld

The cast who play a colourful host of MPs and Whips - is Ian Barritt Batley amp MorleyWoolwich WestBelfast NorthWestern Isles amp Ensemble, William Chubb Humphrey Atkins, Giles Cooper Fred…

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Review: Review: The War Has Not Yet Started (Southwark Playhouse)

Gordon Anderson directs Mikhail Durnenkov's play as part of Theatre Royal Plymouth's mini-season in London

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Review: Review: The Wedding (Bristol Old Vic)

Theatre company Gecko tour its newest show The Wedding

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes the Legendary Director/Choreographer Kathleen Marshall by Behind The Curtain

Brush Up Your Marshall because we have three-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Kathleen Marshall, to discuss all things theatre, dance, and musical theatre history From an …

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‘A stunningly well-told story’: #Bunny @TristanBates ★★★★★ > @FabricateTheatr by Shanine Salmon

Bunny at the Tristan Bates Theatre is a clever, ambitious, funny and scary piece of theatre, delivered with grit and integrity by a superb actor.

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GET SOCIAL: Bounce back from #BlueMonday with #NationalHugDay and some #StageFaves love!

Between #BlueMonday, the freezing cold and some very soggy snow, everyone was in need of a pick-me-up this week! Luckily it was also #NationalHugDay and the perfect excuse to spread some lov…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Tony Winner Frances McDormand Wins SAG Award for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role by BroadwayWorld

Tony winner Frances McDormand won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her performance in THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI.

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Madama Butterfly review at Grand Theatre, Leeds – ‘new resonance’ by Mark Shenton

Puccini’s meltingly beautiful and bracing score for Madama Butterfly has acquired a new bitterness after the last few months of #MeToo revelations.

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Poll: Should more musicals hold open auditions? by Matthew Hemley

Last week, Hamilton announced a round of open auditions for its London run. Meanwhile, director and actor Maria Friedman revealed on Twitter that

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DumbWise Productions' ELECTRA Comes to The Bunker by BroadwayWorld

A Mother clings to power whilst her Daughter screams murder. An estranged Son is coming home. A bloody family saga sprawling decades is about to reach its conclusion. Everything is about to …

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NEWS: Fern Britton & Anna-Jane Casey lead renamed Calendar Girls Musical on tour by Emma Clarendon

Casting has been announced for the upcoming UK and Ireland tour of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s musical Calendar Girls the Musical (previously just The Girls in the West End). It opens on 1…

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Michael Coveney: John Barton punctured the myth that Shakespeare is difficult by Michael Coveney

John Barton, who died last week aged 89, was the godfather of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The director’s sonnet classes formed the

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New Casting Announced For THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY by BroadwayWorld

Philip Murray Warson Million Dollar Quartet, One Man Two Guvnors is to join The Simon amp Garfunkel Story as it extends its acclaimed West End run. Starring as Paul Simon alongside previousl…

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Giselle review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘a performance of exquisite artistry’ by Anna Winter

This year, the Royal Ballet’s Marianela Nunez celebrates two decades with the company, most of them as principal. Here’s a ballerina at

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The Undertaking

The Undertaking Off Off Broadway, The Civilians at 59E59 Theaters Reviewed by Ran Xia and Jordan G. Teicher BOTTOM LINE: An intimate Socratic dialogue about death, through which The Civili…

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Gein's Family Giftshop Returns to Soho Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Multi-Award winning Gein's Family Giftshop make their highly-anticipated return to Soho Theatre following a critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival Fringe season and their second successful …

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Menier Chocolate Factory To Stage A Major New Production Of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN by BroadwayWorld

The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, today announces a major new production of Manuel Puig's ground-breaking novel Kiss of the Spider Woman by Jos Rivera and All…

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‘A spectacle that should not be missed’: THE WEDDING – Touring by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Gecko’s seventh touring production, The Wedding, is an artistic exploration of a number of sociopolitical issues still present in our world today.

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Who's raising the barre in Pittsburgh dance in 2018 by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Who’s raising the barre in Pittsburgh dance in 2018? 

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#StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - "Matchmaker" from Fidler on the Roof

It's time for our song of the week and we thought, with the UK premiere of ROTHSCHILD & SONS just around the corner, why not revisit the Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock back catalogue for a c…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, January 22, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Shows and Casts Announced for NYTW and York, the Latest #HamilDrops, and @BYUVocalPoint covers “You Will Be Found” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday thro…

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Review: Review: Woman Before A Glass (Jermyn Street Theatre)

Austin Pendleton directs the UK premiere of Lanie Robertson's one-woman play

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RUTHLESS! The Musical Receives UK Premiere at The Arts Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless The Musical receives its UK premi re at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 14 week run…

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Ruthless! The Musical to get UK premiere by Georgia Snow

The musical which launched the careers of Britney Spears and Natalie Portman will have its UK premiere in London in March. All-female

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BWW Morning Brief January 22th, 2018: THE HOMECOMING QUEEN and PARTY FACE Open Tonight, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories The Homecoming Queen opens tonight off-Broadway, Party Face opens at City Center, and more

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Sydney Theatre Awards – 2017 Winners Announced by Matt Edwards

Tonight the Seymour Centre hosted over 450 members of the Sydney Theatre community to celebrate The Year That Was at the 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards. The 37 Awards presented were shared betwe…

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Vault Festival 2018: Aliens, strippers, chemsex and Peter Pan – Waterloo’s underground event has it all by Fergus Morgan

Since its first edition in 2012, Vault Festival has livened up the traditionally slow months after Christmas. A haven of bars, booze

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‘A deeply fascinating production’: WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS – Jermyn Street Theatre ❤❤❤❤❤ by Emma Clarendon

This deeply fascinating one-woman show brings Peggy Guggenheim’s colourful life vividly to the stage.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: Ruthless! the Musical to receive West End premiere

The musical spoofs Broadway hits such as Gypsy and Mame

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Review: Review: A Passage to India (Royal & Derngate)

simple8 presents Simon Dormandy stage adaptation of EM Forster's novel

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Guest Blog: Susannah van den Berg On All-Female Gang Musical ORANGES & ELEPHANTS by BroadwayWorld

Oranges and Elephants is a new musical written by Lil Warren with original songs and music by Jo Collins. It features an all-female cast directed by Susie McKenna. Set within a framework of …

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Jeremy Irons: 'I was never very beautiful' - interview by Jasper.rees

In his 70th year the actor looks back on Olivier and Gielgud, on the Oscars and his start at Bristol Old VicIn 2016 the Bristol Old Vic turned 250. To blow out the candles, England’s oldes…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Emily McDaniel by Arts Review

Who is Emily McDaniel? I’m a Wiradjuri woman, from the Kalari (Lachlan River) clan in central New South Wales, living on Dharug (Liverpool) land, working on Eora (Sydney) country. I curate…

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And Scene #42 - Theater 101 - Stages by Andscenepod, Michael Salerno

Welcome to this week’s episode of the And Scene Theater Podcast! In Act 1, we discuss friend of the podcast Robert W. Schneider (@RobWSchneider) bringing a TV classic game show to Broadwa…

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, Cadogan Hall by Nicole Ackman

The Railway Children is a delightful show with beautiful music and a wonderful message about the importance of kindness. The concert staged at Cadogan Hall featured lyrics and a book by Kati…

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David Lynch and Patricia Arquette captured again by Susan Meiselas by Blouin Artinfo

Susan Meiselas, the war-photographer, experiences a non-war frame as her frames get a surreal touch with the captures of a surrealist master David Lynch beside his shadowy heroine Patricia A…

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Mother by Arts Review

This January and February, Belvoir will present Daniel Keene’s intensely moving and profoundly thought-provoking play, Mother, written for and starring Noni Hazlehurst (A Place to Cal…

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Mark Shenton’s week: From email trouble to seeing double (and plays that make you uncomfortable) by Mark Shenton

I’m constantly amazed by the strength and variety of what the theatre offers us and how uncomfortable plays also test us, deeply.

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Lyn Gardner: Audiences bring their creativity, not just their bodies, to the theatre by Lyn Gardner

At the theatre some years ago, I witnessed an exchange that has stuck with me. Upon leaving the performance, a child was

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/21-1/22/2018

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Monday, January 22, 2018 - Monday, January 22, 2018.

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Theater Review: “Unveiled” — An Exploration in Understanding by Arts Fuse Editor

As a storyteller, Rohina Malik exudes warmth and humanity.

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Book Review: “Surviving Jersey” — Chronicling Wild Times by Roberta Silman

This superb volume is much more than a group of essays; it is a tale with a trajectory fashioned by a writer who is determined to be achingly honest.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Lithgow Goes Low by Peter Filichia

Alas, John Lithgow has taken a bit of a beating with his one-man STORIES BY HEART at the American Theatre....Continue Reading The post Lithgow Goes Low appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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‘Bears’ at Theatre Centre, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

Theatre Centre, Toronto is staging “Bears,” written and directed by Alberta playwright Matthew MacKenzie, with choreography by Monica Dottor. MacKenzie’s “Bears” centers aroun…

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Noni Hazlehurst in ‘Mother’ at Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney will stage Daniel Keene’s “Mother,” a one-woman show starring Noni Hazlehurst, directed by Matt Scholten.“Mother” is about a woman in her 60s living on t…

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Heath Ledger’s legacy lives on by Arts Review

Ten years after his passing, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has published an online curated collection celebrating the legacy of Australian actor Heath Ledger. Born …

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‘Three Billboards’ sweeps female-focused SAG Awards by Lindsey Bahr / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The Western-inspired revenge tale “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with wins for best ensemb…

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How Broadway’s Most In-Demand Vocal Coach Kept Ben Platt, Neil Patrick Harris, and More Healthy by Ruthie Fierberg

Industry leader Liz Caplan reveals her secret methodologies to keeping Broadway’s biggest talents at the top of their games.

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The Poems Of Owen Elphik: "Poetry Out Loud" Champion

Connecticut's 2015 "Poetry Out Loud" champion, Owen Elphick competed in the National Competition in Washington, D.C., placing among the top nine. Hailing from Storrs, he is a student at Emer…

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Dispelling African Stereotypes Through Theatre - Playwright Ngozi Anyanwu makes her Off-Broadway debut at Atlantic Theater Company

Playwright Ngozi Anyanwu makes her Off-Broadway debut at Atlantic Theater Company---Ngozi Anyanwu was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and had what she describes as a typical American childhood …

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ARTISTS ACTIVATED: Catherine Cabeen/Hyphen Presents the World Premiere of "Give Me More" at The Theater for the New City by The Dance Enthusiast

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