Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Robert Caro On The Revealing Powers Of Biography by Artsjournal

“When people say that power corrupts… I don’t happen to believe that. Power reveals. When you’re on your way up, you have to conceal what you intend to do. Once you get power, then …

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Everybody’s Talking About Influencers. They’ve Been Around A Long Time by Artsjournal

Influence was worrisome long before it was digital. The word “influence” appears in a quarter of William Shakespeare’s plays, in which the condition of being influenced is rarely happy…

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A Very Bad Idea: Broadcasting ‘Saturday Night Live’ Direct From New Orleans Mardi Gras by Artsjournal1

Yes, they tried it once, back in 1977. And not on Saturday night at 11:30, but on Sunday evening at 8:30. “Vulture recently spoke to many of those involved, including Lorne Michaels, Randy…

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‘Fancy Free’ Doesn’t Seem So Delightful After #MeToo — Should It Be Retired? by Artsjournal1

In 2019, the Bernstein-Robbins ballet about three sailors on shore leave looks rather like “a case study in rape culture,” writes Lea Marshall, who took a group of undergraduate dance st…

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ALL MY SONS by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, officially opened last night BroadwayWorld was there and you …

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Photo Flashback: On the Set of the TOOTSIE in 1982 by Walter McBride

As the world premiere comedy musicalTootsieprepares to opentonight at the Marquis Theatre, we're flashing back through the photo archives of BroadwayWorld's very own Walter McBride to bring …

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VIDEO: THE CHER SHOW's Youngest Cher, Micaela Diamond, Discusses Being on Broadway at Age 19, Trading College for The Stage by Paul Smith

The beat goes on forMicaela Diamond, making her Broadway debut as Babe, the youngest Cher in The Cher Show. At just 19 years old, she has already taken the theatre scene by storm, opening a …

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Up on the Marquee: FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by Walter McBride

The new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, starring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald and two-time Academy Award nominee Micha…

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BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of ALL MY SONS, with Annette Bening, Tracy Letts & More! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The American Airlines Theatre was the place to be last night, as an Arthur Miller classic came back to BroadwayRoundabout Theatre Companyjust celebrated opening night ofAll My Sons, directed…

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Michael Jackson Musical Creators: ‘We’re Not Judge and Jury’ by Michael Paulson

The playwright Lynn Nottage and the director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon remain committed to the show, even after a damning documentary.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Pain of My Beligerence at currtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

Halley Feiffer's look at the terrible toll toxic masculinity can take on both genders.a

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Daryl Sherman: A Breath of Spring Warming a Chilly April Night by Marilyn Lester

Singer-pianist Daryl Sherman has been a long-time fixture in the international and New York City jazz world. Her endurance as a favorite is well-founded in her talent and charm. She’s full…

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Exclusive Rehearsal Photos From Original Sound Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Rent star Wilson Jermaine Heredia will be seen in Adam Seidel’s new drama, directed by Elena Araoz, at the Cherry Lane beginning April 30.

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Don’t Miss: Broadway’s Best at Kindness for Karen Benefit by Matthew Wexler

Nathan Lee Graham, Vivian Reed and Kyle Post headline the Kindness for Karen benefit for women with lung cancer at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre. The post Don’t Miss: Broadway’s Best at Kin…

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Concert Music Review: Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Pianist Evgeny Kissin — An Odd Dream Team by Susan Miron

A bit surprising -- that two megastars choose such meat and potatoes repertoire. The post Concert Music Review: Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Pianist Evgeny Kissin — An Odd Dream Team appe…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Nathan Gunn, Ying Fang, More to Bring Opera to the Boroughs by Ryan McPhee

Six classical artists will sing in the Metropolitan Opera's 2019 summer recital series.

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See Lin-Manuel Miranda, Aaron Tveit, More at the O’Neill Center’s 2019 Monte Cristo Award Gala by Marc J. Franklin

Tony Award-winning writer John Logan was honored at the theatre’s spring gala April 22.

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Photo Coverage: Inside the ALL MY SONS Opening Night Celebration by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, officially opened last night BroadwayWorld was there and you …

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Photo Coverage: The Cast of ALL MY SONS, Starring Annette Bening, Takes Opening Night Bows by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, officially opened last night BroadwayWorld was there and you …

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Memorial For Andrew Zerman Will Be Held April 29 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by BroadwayWorld

A memorial for Andrew Zerman, the Broadway casting director who passed away on January 6, 2019, will be held on April 29 at 4 PM at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Wake Up With BWW 4/23: TOOTSIE Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Tootsie, which officially opens tonight on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre

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Photo Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Honors John Logan with Monte Cristo Award by Jennifer Broski

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center just held itsMonte Cristo Award Gala last night at the Edison Ballroom- an event thatfeaturedopening remarks fromcomposer, actor and Tony Award-winner, Lin-…

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VIDEO: Watch The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations Exclusively On BroadwayWorld by BroadwayWorld

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, welcomes 'Tootsie' star Jul…

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Blair Brown Departs THE FERRYMAN Due To Injury, Fionnula Flanagan Extends Engagement by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award winner Blair Brown, who was announced to take over the role of Aunt Maggie Far Away in The Ferryman, has withdrawn from the production due to an injury unrelated to the show.

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BWW Review: Tracy Letts and Annette Bening in Arthur Miller's Drama of Evolving American Dreams, ALL MY SONS by Michael Dale

While many scoff at Broadway's habit of bringing back so many American classics from decades ago, a well-timed revival of an early work by one of our great masters might reveal a bit about h…

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WAITRESS's Tyrone Davis Jr. Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow! by Linnae Medeiros

It's time to head to the diner because Waitress's Tyrone Davis Jr. is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, April 24th, for the show's third anniversary on Broadway Be sure t…

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Shoshana Bean And Jeremy Jordan Extend In WAITRESS Through June 2 by BroadwayWorld

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan are staying at the diner longer than planned It was announced today that the pair will extend their runs as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter respectively through June 2.

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Breaking: HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Earn 2019 Outer Critics Circle Nominations! by BroadwayWorld

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, welcomes 'Tootsie' starJuli…

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VIDEO: Nathan Lane Describes GARY as GAME OF THRONES Meets TIDYING UP WITH MARIE CONDO by Stage Tube

Nathan Lane stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about his new Broadway play, Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus. Lane describes the play to Fallon, telling him, 'What Ta…

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VIDEO: On This Day, April 23- Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare! by Alexa Criscitiello

Author of 38 plays and 154 sonnets, Shakespeare is widely considered the greatest known writer in the English language. The popularity of his works has spanned centuries, up to and including…

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What the Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations Mean for the 2019 Tony Awards! by Bww Staff

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, today announced the nominees fo…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of TOOTSIE on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

TOOTSIE began previews on Broadway on Friday, March 29th and will officially open tonight, April 23rd. Check out highlights of the cast on action below

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INK Extends Broadway Run Through June 23 by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand, Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of INK, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham Labour of Love, Privacy, Finding Neverland and directed by two-time Oli…

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BWW TV: Broadway Struts the Red Carpet on Opening Night of TOOTSIE- Live at 5:45pm! by Tv - Red Carpets

The new comedy musical, Tootsie officially opens tonight, Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

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George C. Wolfe Named Recipient of SDC Director Award at the Chita Rivera Awards by BroadwayWorld

Legendary Broadway director and four time Tony Award WinnerGeorge C. WolfeAngels In America, The Normal Heart, Bring in 'Da Noise..., Jelly's Last Jam will receive theSDC Director Awardfor e…

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Review: Black Pearl Sings! by Jayne Blanchard

Like my mama used to say, just because somebody asks for something doesn’t mean you have to give it. In the case of the Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s exemplary Black Pearl Sings!, it…

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Broadway Actor Quentin Maré Passes Away Age 49 by BroadwayWorld

Quentin Mare, a versatile and daring stage actor cast in such wide-ranging productions off and on Broadway as King Lear, Coram Boy, Tom Stoppard's Rock n Roll, Happy Now, and most recently, …

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Citizens of Mockingbird: Gideon Glick on Unlocking the 'Ebullient Joy' in Dill by Paul Wontorek

In adapting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage, award-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin looked at the iconic characters of the recently named "best-loved" American novel with fre…

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Blair Brown Withdraws from The Ferryman; Fionnula Flanagan to Remain with Production by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Blair Brown, who had been announced to take over as Aunt Maggie Far Away in Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman, has canceled her engagement in the play after sustaining an injury un…

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James Graham's Ink Extends Again on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Ink, James Graham's new play about the making of the tabloid newspaper The Sun, has received a second extension at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Originally announced t…

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Brad Oscar, Christina Sajous, Anne L. Nathan & More Join Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the off-Broadway premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, a new musical comedy featuring an original score by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill), slated to arrive at off-Broadway'…

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The Prom's Christopher Sieber on Casting the Netflix Movie, Cursing in Hip-Hop Class & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Tony nominee Christopher Sieber is landing laughs as Trent Oliver, the delightfully stuffy Juilliard alum (did he mention he attended Juilliard?), in the Casey Nicholaw-helmed side-…

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Hadestown, Tootsie & Oklahoma! Lead 2019 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations are here for the 69th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best theater on, off- and off-off-Broadway in the 2018-2019 season. Leading the slate of nominees is Hades…

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Go Inside the Broadway Opening Night of All My Sons, Starring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts by Caitlin Moynihan

Arthur Miller's All My Sons is back on Broadway starring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts. Directed by Jack O'Brien, the revival also features Benjamin Walker, Francesca Carpanini and Hampton …

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Watch Santino Fontana & More in These Fabulously Fun Clips from Tootsie by Broadway.com

Santino Fontana stars in the big Broadway musical based off of 1982 film.

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Chita Rivera Awards Will Honor George C. Wolfe by Andrew Gans

The 2019 awards ceremony will be held May 19, hosted by Tony winners Ann Reinking and Ben Vereen.

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Broadway Premiere of Ink Extends Again by Olivia Clement

The new James Graham play, which charts the rise of Rupert Murdoch, will play an additional week.

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Tiny Beautiful Things by Steven Morris

The post Tiny Beautiful Things appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Check Out Tootsie on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

New photos and video have been released of the musical adaptation starring Santino Fontana and Lilli Cooper.

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Truth Versus Lies: Suppressing The Lies From Being Heard Doesn’t Work by Artsjournal

In On Liberty (1859), John Stuart Mill offers the most compelling defence of freedom of speech, conscience and autonomy ever written. Mill argues that the only reason to restrict speech is…

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Bringing The Music Back To Ancient Greek Drama by Artsjournal1

“Greek tragedy survives today as words on a page, but ancient performances were distinguished as much for music and dance as for speeches and dialogue. … The musical dimension of ancient…

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Transporting The Instruments For A Touring Orchestra Is An Even Bigger Production Than You Think by Artsjournal1

A reporter talks with a logistics expert at DHL who’s worked with touring orchestras for 15 years about everything it takes to pull a successful tour off. – WQXR (New York City)

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Photo Flash: First Look at Sally Field, Jenna Coleman, and the Cast of ALL MY SONS by BroadwayWorld

America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.

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Hugh Jackman Divulges Key Details About His World Arena Tour Hugh Jackman The Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The extended interview of what songs he hopes to bring to the stage—there’s one you won’t expect—the dances he’ll recreate, and the never-before-heard stories.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Arts Fuse Podcast #14: Dialectics of Politicized Art, or the Intellectual History of White Men in Cars by Lucas Spiro

The Arts Fuse welcomes a new character to its extended universe. Deanna Marie Costa, an editor and critic at the magazine. The post Arts Fuse Podcast #14: Dialectics of Politicized Art, or…

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Music Interview/Review: Nervous Eaters – Back for Another Helping by Matt Hanson

Luckily for us, after playing the occasional electrifying concert date over the years, Nervous Eaters is reuniting once again. The post Music Interview/Review: Nervous Eaters – Back for An…

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MTC American Premiere of Ink Extends by Mark A. Robinson

Though it does not officially open until Wednesday, April 24th, the Manhattan Theatre Club’s American premiere of James Graham’s Ink is already a hot ticket. Due to popular demand, the p…

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New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet Look to the Future With New Leadership by Charles Isherwood

Former NYCB dancers Jonathan Stafford and Wendy Whelan discuss their plans for the future as the new season kicks off April 23.

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Cyndi Lauper Joins New York Pops’ Hall Full of Stars Gala by Adam Hetrick

Annaleigh Ashford, Boy George, Lena Hall, and Carly Rae Jepsen are among the stars who will also perform during the April 29 gala event.

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Review: 38 years later, 'Cats' proves it still has many lives

Broadway/San Diego is presenting a national touring production of "Cats" at the Civic Theatre downtown through Sunday

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Review: 'All in the Timing' at North Coast Rep a showcase for cast and director at the top of their game

"All in the Timing" is comprised of a half dozen David Ives sketches or mini-plays produced between 1987 and 1993. The one-act comedies premiered together Off Broadway in 1993, and the compi…

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Review: Antic, frantic 'Servant of Two Masters' is mad for laughs at New Village Arts by James Hebert

New adaptation of Italian comedy classic goes for contemporary gags at Carlsbad theater

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‘Hadestown’ leads Outer Critics Circle nominations by Caitlin Huston

“Hadestown” led the Outer Critics Circle nominations Tuesday, with 12 nominations. The Broadway musical was followed by “Tootsie” with 10 nominations and the Broadway revival of “O…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 4/21/2019: Broadway Shows are Bloomin’

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 15, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Judi Dench turns 'Cats' catastrophe into triumph playing Old Deuteronomy in movie version by Usa Today, Bryan Alexander, Usa Today

Judi Dench will star in the upcoming "Cats" movie 38 years after she had to pull out of the original London production of the famed musical.        

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Fionnula Flanagan Extends Her Run in Broadway’s The Ferryman by Adam Hetrick

Actor Blair Brown, who was previously announced to take over the role of Aunt Maggie, has withdrawn from the production.

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‘Boys in the Band’ is filming for Netflix, Ryan Murphy reveals by Robert Rorke

The band is getting back together Ryan Murphy announced Wednesday on Instagram that he is bringing his recent Broadway revival of the incendiary Mart Crowley play “The Boys in the Band” …

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Inside WNET's 2019 Gala Honoring Nathan Lane, Renée Fleming, and More by Nathan Skethway

The gala, held by America's original PBS station, was held April 22 at The Plaza in New York City.

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Chicago Theater Review: A CHORUS LINE (Porchlight) by Lawrence Bommer

GOTTA DANCE! Now 44 years old, which means that a third generation of hoofers is now recreating it, A Chorus Line remains the late Michael Bennett’s breakthrough backstage musical, winner…

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Theater Review: FALSETTOS (National Tour) by Tony Frankel

NOT ONE FALSE NOTE The musical masterpiece Falsettos follows Marvin, an appealing, brainy, anxious, obsessive, wealthy Jewish gay man who struggles to create a tight-knit family out of his …

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Los Angeles Theater Review: TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS (Pasadena Playhouse) by Tony Frankel

CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE THEATER Well, there certainly is nothing wrong with good advice. And there’s plenty of that in the structurally unconventional Tiny Beautiful Things, Nia Vardalos’s …

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London Theater Review: Maggie Smith in ‘A German Life’ by Gordon Cox

How helpful are warnings from history? Two years ago, in February 2017, Amazon briefly sold out its entire stock of Hannah Arendt’s 500-page treatise, “The Origins of Totalitarianism.”…

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Theater Best Bets, April 18–21 by Jim Farmer

Every week, our editors and guest writers give you their top six... The post Theater Best Bets, April 18–21 appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Jennifer Lawrence Picks Next Movie: A Drama With Acclaimed Theater Director by Justin Kroll

Jennifer Lawrence will star in an untitled film for IAC FILMS and A24 to be directed by acclaimed theater director Lila Neugebauer, who will make her feature film debut. The script was writt…

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TuYo Theatre is putting up its first independent production with 'UN-' by James Hebert

Latinx-focused troupe staging stories at Lyceum by collection of authors on the topic of what it means to be American

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Ion Theatre taking a final bow after a 15-year run by James Hebert

Hillcrest-based company was still winning honors for its productions as recently as last year

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Theater Review: EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED (Ensemble Theatre Company in Santa Barbara) by Tony Frankel

SOME, NOT ALL, IS ILLUMINATED Sadly, not everything is illuminated in British playwright Simon Block’s fascinating but problematic adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s best-selling novel…

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Chicago Theater Review: HANNAH AND MARTIN (Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit) by Lawrence Bommer

CAN LOVE ENABLE EVIL? There is no last supper or cross on Golgotha but, yes, Hannah and Martin is a true passion play. What makes this even stranger is that it’s as much about clashing i…

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A statement from Philadelphia Theatre Company and the authors of an open letter by Alaina Johns

First, there was a letter. Then, the Philly theater community caught fire on social media, with unintended effects for everyone. Now, the original authors have met with Philadelphia Theatre …

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Arden Theatre Company presents Toby Hulse’s ‘Treasure Island’ by Alix Rosenfeld

The Arden Theatre Company brings a feminist wink to a delightful children’s theater adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Alix Rosenfeld reviews.

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Can Netflix Have It Both Ways With Its Planned Purchase of the Egyptian Theatre? by Alex Stedman

Netflix is a digital disruptor that’s done more than almost any company to upend the media business, and yet so much recent chatter about the streamer revolves around movie theaters. Last …

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: SOCRATES (The Public) by Dmitry Zvonkov

SOC ON THIS Perhaps one of the reasons Socrates has become a god-like figure in the world of philosophy is that we know very little about the actual man who existed during the dawn of writin…

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Two Broadway Shows Dismantle the American Myth by Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman writes on “Oklahoma!” and “What the Constitution Means to Me,” two current theatre productions that have unsettling stories to tell about statehood.

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge’s ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ Heads to Broadway this Summer by Jordan Moreau

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge head to Broadway this summer in a limited run of “Sea Wall/A Life.” The show, comprised of two solo monologues, will begin its performances at the Hudso…

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Broadway Philadelphia presents the national tour of ‘Anastasia’ by Cameron Kelsall

The national tour of ‘Anastasia,’ at the Academy of Music, delivered on spectacle but not coherent storytelling. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Alan Wasser, Tony-Winning Broadway General Manager, Dies at 70 by Jordan Moreau

Alan Wasser, a veteran Broadway general manager who received an honorary Tony Award, died from complications from Parkinson’s disease in New York on Sunday. He was 70. Wasser founded Alan …

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Broadway Review: ‘Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus’ With Nathan Lane by Gordon Cox

Nathan Lane and Kristine Nielsen, two of the funniest people on the face of the earth, play street cleaners tasked with carting away the dead after the civil wars that brought down the Roman…

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Broadway Review: Adam Driver, Keri Russell in ‘Burn This’ by Gordon Cox

The ache for an absent artist permeates Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This,” now receiving a finely-tuned Broadway revival that features incendiary performances by Adam Driver and Keri Russel…

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Casts Broadway and ‘Dance Mom’ Stars by Dnissen01

Steven Spielberg’s upcoming “West Side Story” remake has announced a cast of Broadway alums — and a few TV dance stars — to fill out the ranks of the new Sharks and Jets.  Mike Fa…

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Only one woman directing musical on Broadway by Ap, Ap, Ap

As another Broadway season draws to a close, the opening of “Hadestown” marks its only musical directed by a woman, Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin. (April 16)        

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Brad Oscar, Alan H. Green, and More to Join Annie Golden in Broadway Bounty Hunter Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The New York premiere of the Joe Iconis musical, directed and choreographed by Jennifer Werner, finds its cast.

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Interlakes Summer Theatre, The Public Theater, Harvard University, Norwegian Cruise Line, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill's Job Listings offer an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Writers Guild of America sues four major Hollywood talent agencies

"The Wire" creator David Simon and seven other writers, along with the Writers Guild of America, sued the four major Hollywood talent agencies on Wednesday for getting paid in such a way tha…

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Phylicia Rashad sets Broadway directing debut with ‘Blue’ by Ashley Lee

When Phylicia Rashad returns to Broadway, she will do so as a director. The Tony-winning actress is set to direct the Broadway premiere of “Blue,” producers announced Monday. The new sta…

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Adam Driver talks ‘Burn This,’ uncomfortable theater and why ‘self-doubt is where I live’ by Stuart Miller

Before Adam Driver opened “Burn This” on Broadway on Tuesday night, he had earned his first Oscar nomination for Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman.” He also had devotees from his Emmy-no…

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Review: For Merce Cunningham’s 100th birthday, an exceptional ‘Night of 100 Solos’ by Mark Swed

Merce Cunningham died 10 years ago at 90. He was easily the greatest choreographer of the second half of the 20th century and a teeny bit into the 21st. He left behind an enormous body of wo…

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Merce Cunningham ‘Night of 100 Solos’: How L.A. organizers pulled off a dance coup by Makeda Easter

“Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event” was a celebration of Merce Cunningham on what would have been the 100th birthday of one the most pioneering and influential choreographers in con…

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Broad Stage names a new director: Rob Bailis of Cal Performances by Makeda Easter

The Broad Stage in Santa Monica will announce on Monday that it has hired a new artistic and executive director, Rob Bailis, who comes from Cal Performances at UC Berkeley. Bailis, who succe…

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Review: In ‘Everything Is Illuminated,’ family skeletons in the stage spotlight by Philip Brandes

What begins as a comic road trip of ancestral rediscovery takes a hairpin turn into tragic history as “Everything Is Illuminated” makes its Southern Californian stage debut courtesy of S…

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Review: In ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ in Pasadena, an advice columnist mines her own mistakes by Charles McNulty

Character, the way we conduct ourselves in the world, is in decline in America. Consider the evidence: A president who lies so prolifically that media outlets have assigned teams of reporter…

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Review: ‘Falsettos’ sings life’s frantic melodies at the Ahmanson by Daryl H. Miller

The first half of the musical “Falsettos” is set in 1979, the second in 1981 — years when Marvin, who leaves his wife and son for a man, was on the wrong side of sodomy laws in a numbe…

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Suzan-Lori Parks and Oskar Eustis on the 30-year relationship that led to ‘White Noise’ by Richard Stayton

“We need someone young to fix this,” Oskar Eustis decides. My new, top-of-the-line recording device, purchased for this interview, is not working, and I don’t know why. I make a joke a…

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New in L.A. theater: ‘Sister Act’ at Casa 0101, ‘Diana of Dobson’s’ at Antaeus and more by Philip Brandes

Questions of gender and identity drive headlines daily, so it’s only natural to find the topic taking center stage in our theaters. With emotional tones ranging from light to dark, this we…

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Review: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ gets splash-happy in La Mirada by Daryl H. Miller

Squeaks of anticipation greet the opening strains of familiar songs at a local revival of the stage musical “Singin’ in the Rain,” adapted from the 1952 MGM movie that keeps Gene Kelly…

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Want the West Coast’s best in opera? You have to go to Europe by Mark Swed

How would have Yuval Sharon’s bewildering new production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” gone over in Los Angeles? That was the first thing that crossed my mind as I walked out of the …

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'Steel Magnolias' at Actors Co-op: A Southern recipe, served up with love by Margaret Gray

In the first scene of the play “Steel Magnolias,” Robert Harling’s 1987 love letter to small-town Southern women, two Louisiana friends share favorites from their recipe boxes. Cuppa C…

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Review: ‘Niceties’ at the Geffen turns a college history paper into revolutionary war by Charles McNulty

College campuses have become the crucible of the new and expanded culture wars embroiling America, and no contemporary play does a better job of capturing the tenor of this fierce battle tha…

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Pulitzer for music goes to Ellen Reid for her first opera, ‘prism’ by Deborah Vankin

Ellen Reid, the Los Angeles composer whose debut opera centered on a young woman’s agonizing struggle with the psychological effects of sexual assault, has won the Pulitzer Prize for music…

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Hadestown Leads 2019 Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Olivia Clement

The Broadway productions of Tootsie and Oklahoma! also received several nominations.

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‘Ink’ announces second extension by Caitlin Huston

Manhattan Theatre Club’s “Ink” has announced a second extension ahead of opening on Wednesday. “Ink,” at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, will now play an extra week to run through …

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Inside David Garrison, a Well-Defended Mr. Mister by Leonard Jacobs

How to play an avaricious, amoral capitalist in an age of avaricious, amoral capitalists. The post Inside David Garrison, a Well-Defended Mr. Mister appeared first on Clyde Fitch Report.

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The Garden review at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London – ‘endearingly whimsical’ by George Hall

Opera, of course, this isn’t – though Richard Ayres has already composed two of them: The Cricket Recovers, a success at its

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SURVIVOR: THE DESTINY'S CHILD MUSICAL Will Premiere in Houston, and Eyes Broadway and West End Runs by BroadwayWorld

Since its inception in 1990, Destiny's Child has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, won multiple Grammy Awards, served as an inspiration to many musical acts and garnered generati…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Hadestown’s Amber Gray Will Join Annie Golden, Gizel Jiménez, More for Reading of The Tattooed Lady Musical by Andrew Gans

Ellie Heyman will direct the new musical by Erin Courtney and Max Vernon.

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Can We Just Lose The Whole Non-Profits-Should-Run-Like-Businesses Nonsense For Good? by Artsjournal1

The donors, usually businesspeople, who keep saying that are “thinking of giving as analogous to investing when it isn’t, which leads to related mistakes like utilizing the wrong metrics…

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Why Even Great Social-Media Marketing By Dance Companies Doesn’t Lead Straight To Ticket Sales by Artsjournal1

“There is no clear correlation between a company’s social media campaigns and how many seats they fill in the theater. That doesn’t mean social media isn’t, of course, vital. … ‘…

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Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Extend in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Producers of the hit Broadway musical Waitress have announced that two of its current stars have extended their stay at the diner. Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan will continue their runs…

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Ma-Yi Theater’s Fruiting Bodies Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Emma Kikue and Kimiye Corwin star in the new play by Sam Chanse at Theatre Row.

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Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen Will Celebrate Milestone Performance by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Music Box Theatre.

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Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan Extend Run in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Shoshana Bean and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan, the mega-talented new stars of Waitress, have added three weeks to their run in the hit musical at the Brooks-Atkinson Theatre. Originally annou…

Linked From Broadway.com at 10:24AM

If we're all hedgehogs or foxes, what was Shakespeare? by Stephen Jeffreys

Specialist hedgehog or wide-ranging fox? In an extract from his new book, the late playwright Stephen Jeffreys identifies two kinds of thinkers – and one writer who defies definition Just…

Linked From The Guardian at 10:24AM

Why Nathan Lane Describes His New Play as Game of Thrones Meets Marie Kondo by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award winner returns to Broadway in Taylor Mac's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus.

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Read Reviews for Halley Feiffer’s The Pain of My Belligerence by Playbill Staff

See what critics think of Feiffer's new drama, directed by Trip Cullman, at Playwrights Horizons.

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Lee Majors and “The Six Million Dollar Man” by Trav S.D.

Props today for TV star Lee Majors (Harvey Lee Yeary, b. 1939). Orphaned as a baby in Detroit, raised by relatives in Kentucky, college football star Majors suffered injuries that forced him…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 10:18AM

Poll: Has anxiety ever prevented you from going on stage? by The Stage

This week actor Jake Quickenden told fans on social media that he was forced to miss a recent performance of the musical Hair

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The Prom Visits Talent Unlimited High School in PENCIL's Principal For a Day Program by Nathan Skethway

The program saw over 150 business and civic leaders visit New York City public schools to experience a day in the life of a school principal.

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WATCH: Aaron Sorkin On Adapting To Kill a Mockingbird, Falling in Love With Theatre, and The West Wing References Built Into His New Broadway Play by Ruthie Fierberg

The writer famous for The Social Network reveals Mockingbird connections to The West Wing, the origin of Sorkin “dialect,” and how his play is a companion to Harper Lee’s original nove…

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New Tolkien Biopic Disowned By Tolkien Estate by Artsjournal1

“On Tuesday morning, the estate and family of Tolkien issued a terse statement in which they announced their ‘wish to make clear that they did not approve of, authorise or participate in…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:03AM

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Releases Plans For Its $160 Million Expansion by Artsjournal1

The good news: “When an expanded Buffalo Albright-Knox-Gundlach Museum opens in 2021, visitors will see their own reflections in a kaleidoscopic network of mirrored glass suspended over th…

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Conductor Daniele Gatti And Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Settle Lawsuit Over His Firing by Artsjournal1

“After the dismissal of Daniele Gatti as Music Director of the Amsterdam based Concertgebouw Orchestra, following allegations of sexual harassment, both parties had ‘constructive consult…

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How Artists Should Plan For What Will Happen To Their Work After They Die by Artsjournal1

“For every multi-millionaire dollar Robert Rauschenberg estate, there are thousands of lesser-known talents whose families have to confront the tough decisions about what to do with hundre…

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Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Extend Runs in Broadway’s Waitress by Ryan McPhee

The two star as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the Sara Bareilles musical.

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Go Inside Opening Night of All My Sons on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Jack O’Brien helmed revival, starring Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, and Benjamin Walker, opened at the American Airlines Theatre April 22.

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How can I pursue a career in hair and make-up? by Paul Vale

Artists working on some of the UK’s biggest shows tell Paul Vale how they got into the business and offer advice for people

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Theatremaker Jamal Gerald: ‘Experiment as much as possible and really learn about yourself’ by Giverny Masso

In his latest show Idol, Jamal Gerald combines African diasporic ritual, music and storytelling to explore religion and black representation. He tells

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Stephanie Hsu on Be More Chill and More by Victoria Myers

Stephanie Hsu trained as an experimental theatre artist and never expected to be on Broadway. But after making her Broadway debut last year as Karen the Computer in SpongeBob SquarePants, sh…

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Get Ready for Your Close-Up by David Vegh

Tips for transitioning from stage to screen acting The post Get Ready for Your Close-Up appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Great Theatre Challenging Capitalism — At $1,000 Or More Per Ticket by Artsjournal1

“We are lingering in a moment in which there is a fashion, or even a giddiness, for spending large sums of money on theatrical experiences that explore the foundations and promises of Amer…

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Phil Dunham: From Cambridge to Comedies by Trav S.D.

English-born Phil Dunham (1885-1972), received some education at Cambridge, and performed in vaudeville and with stock companies prior to breaking into films in 1913. While Dunham’s first …

Linked From Trav S.D. at 09:12AM

Burn This - starring Adam Driver & Keri Russell by Oscar E. Moore

With wit and a huge heart. All the elements come together to make a most satisfying journey through the land of love

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Queer Theatre is Visionary Theatre by Rhiannon Collett

By Rhiannon Collett. Playwright and performer Rhiannon Collett examines the queer theatre landscape in Toronto.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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BURN THIS – a compelling, whirlwind, romantic revival by Oscar E Moore

Love may pierce your heart at the most unexpected times with a most unexpected partner.  Some may have love taken away and some may never experience it at all.  Such is the case in Lanford…

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Extraordinary Female Iranian Artist, Dead At 96 by Artsjournal1

The first woman artist in Iran to get her own museum (and, at one time, part of Andy Warhol’s cohort), she’s known for using the traditional Iranian technique of mirror mosaic work to cr…

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Are These Two Guys In India Building The World’s Largest Public Library? by Artsjournal1

That’s how they’re describing it, but not really — it’s more like the world’s largest poetry-in-the-subways-and-streets project, and it’s called StickLit. – The Guardian

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UK Museums To Compare Detailed Visitor Figures With Those From Other Leisure Outlets by Artsjournal1

“A consortium of 18 organisations, including the Tate group of galleries, the British Museum and Imperial War Museums, has contracted market researchers DJS Research for a major project th…

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Soprano Heather Harper, 88 by Artsjournal1

“She graced the concert and opera stages of the world in roles that ranged from Ellen Orford in Britten’s Peter Grimes – where her sympathy for the character drew a near-definitive por…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 08:48AM

BWW Review: SS MENDI: DANCING THE DEATH DRILL, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House by Gary Naylor

Isango Ensemble's SS Mendi Dancing the Death Drill is a sad lament for needlessly lost lives and a celebration of the cultures from which the men had sprung. And it's ever so emotional.

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Obituary: Donald Campbell – Playwright, poet and historian who influenced the Scottish cultural community by Michael Quinn

A playwright and poet who employed the rich, muscular vernacular of his native Scotland to often vivid effect, Donald Campbell, who has

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Oklahoma! ****, Hadestown ****, A’int Too Proud ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 23, 2019: Like our current political climate, Daniel Fish’s sex-drenched nightmare version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! has polarized the theatergoi…

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Cow Cow Davenport and the “Cow Cow Blues” by Trav S.D.

April is the birthday of the Cow Cow Davenport (Charles Edward Davenport, 1894-1955). The Anniston, Alabama native was sent to a theological seminary in his youth but preferred to play low-d…

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Terrific revival of Miller's emotions-extracting play by Simon Saltzman

A review of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" at the Roundabout Theater

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Visitors review at Oldham Coliseum Theatre – ‘lovingly crafted’ by Chris Bartlett

First seen at London’s Arcola Theatre in 2014, Barney Norris’ play about a couple facing up to the fact that they can no

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“All My Sons” Roundabout Theater Co. at the American Airlines Theater. Opened April 22, 2019. Ends June 23, 2019 by Simon Saltzman

Tracy Letts and Annette Bening   (photo credit: Joan Marcus) What irony there is having productions of Arthur Miller’s excellent emotions-extracting drama “All My Sons” emerge with a…

Linked From simonsaltzman.blogspot.com at 07:55AM

Jake Quickenden forced to miss performance of Hair after panic attack by Matthew Hemley

Actor Jake Quickenden was forced to miss a recent performance of the musical Hair after suffering a panic attack. The performer revealed

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:54AM

RAGTIME is a Mystical Work of Art from TUTS by David Dow Bentley III

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [All Photos by Melissa Taylor. Click any photo to enlarge] I recall back when I first became curious about the musical, RAGTIME, …

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Awkward Conversations With Animals I’ve Fucked review at King’s Head Theatre, London – ‘a nuanced performance’ by Paul Vale

Though the title of Rob Hayes’ 2014 play is unashamedly provocative and unquestionably memorable, the piece itself is a fraught, often funny

Linked From The Stage Registration at 07:39AM

Broadway's a Real Drag by JK

With Santino Fontana opening tonight in Tootsie, once again, Broadway has one of its favorite things - an actor in drag. This season's Torch Song is also a potential nominee this season, i…

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 07:36AM

Edinburgh’s Lyceum hires Mike Griffiths as co-chief executive director by Thom Dibdin

Mike Griffiths has been appointed co-chief executive director at the the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh. The post had been vacant since

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Lookback: on being the dedicatee of a book by Terry Teachout

From 2009: One of my closest friends, a writer whom I admire greatly, has dedicated his latest book to me. I was one of the first people to suggest that he write it, and he claims to have pr…

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Almanac: Bertrand Russell on science and modernity by Terry Teachout

“To modern educated people, it seems obvious that matters of fact are to be ascertained by observation, not by consulting ancient authorities. But this is an entirely modern conception, wh…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:00AM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Amber Davies, Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep & Tim Vincent Will Judge WEST END EUROVISION by BroadwayWorld

The celebrity judges for West End Eurovision 2019 are today revealed as Amber Davies 2017 winner of ITV's 'Love Island' and currently playing Judy Bernly in '9 to 5' at the Savoy Theatre Bon…

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Broadway Review: Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow in ‘Hillary and Clinton’ by Gordon Cox

If anyone could play Hillary Clinton, it’s Laurie Metcalf – and here she is, in Lucas Hnath’s “Hillary and Clinton,” giving a performance that feels painfully honest and true. And …

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Why John Lithgow Worried About Starring in Broadway’s ‘Hillary and Clinton’ by Marcmalkin

When Lucas Hnath first conceived of “Hillary and Clinton” in 2008, he was writing for and about a very different America. Now, a total reimagining of the show has made its way to Broadwa…

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No more all-white seasons: Continuing the conversation on inclusion at Philly theaters by Becca Khalil

It’s been an intense week for the Philadelphia theater community, as a necessary conversation about inclusion on and offstage drew voices that have been fighting racism for years. What’s…

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Broadway Review: ‘All My Sons’ With Annette Bening by Gordon Cox

Don’t be fooled by the placid backyard setting, neighborly small talk and father-son joviality at the start of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s blistering revival of Arthur Miller’s …

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Review: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts and a question of American morality in 'All My Sons' by Charles McNulty

The carpentry of an Arthur Miller play, all that sawing, hammering and sanding of wood, can sometimes distract from the impressiveness of the house that has been theatrically constructed. …

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‘Hadestown’: ‘Lush’ and ‘sumptuous’ musical on a heavenly path to the Tonys by David Buchanan

Some musicals take a hellish road to the Great White Way. For “Hadestown,” whose plot entwines stories from Greek mythology focused on Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice, Hermes, and t…

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Broadway Review: ‘Hadestown’ by Gordon Cox

“Hadestown” triggered a lot of buzz when this wholly American show (which came to the stage by way of a concept album) premiered at Off Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop in 2016. Ar…

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‘Hadestown’ Took 12 Years to Get to Broadway, But It’s More Relevant Than Ever by Dnissen01

When “Hadestown” was first staged as a tiny, DIY theater project in Vermont, those involved could never have predicted that it was the start of a twelve-year journey to Broadway – or h…

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West Side Story by Arts Review

When it premiered on Broadway in 1957, West Side Story was heralded as a groundbreaking piece of musical theatre staged by the visionary director and choreographer Jerome Robbins. With a bo…

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Aaron Sidwell and Lauren Samuels to star in Henry V at Cirencester’s Barn Theatre by Giverny Masso

Aaron Sidwell and Lauren Samuels are to star in Henry V at the Barn Theatre in Cirencester. Sidwell, whose credits include EastEnders,

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Christopher Chen’s Fantasia on Colonialism, Passage, Kicks Off at Soho Rep. by Olivia Clement

Directed by Saheem Ali, identity is stripped down to X and Y in the new play.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Waitress Stars Shoshana Bean & Jeremy Jordan on Returning to a Broadway Musical by Leigh Scheps

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan return to the Broadway musical  together in Waitress. Jordan, who plays love interest Dr. Pomatter, was last seen on Broadway this past fall in the new drama…

Linked From Broadway Direct at 05:56AM

'They wanted to see if I could take a punch without crying': female boxers' battle stories by Lyndsey Winship

The idea still makes people uneasy but two new plays – Fighter and The Sweet Science of Bruising – explore the courage, pain and history of women boxers ‘I always try to say this witho…

Linked From The Guardian at 05:54AM

Movement and circus artist Natalie James: ‘I was scared of heights, but now I am an aerialist’ by Giverny Masso

Natalie James will be performing a solo piece as part of hip-hop cabaret evening WorX at this year’s Breakin’ Convention, which is

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Raggin’ the Classics by Artsjournal1

Electronica artist Max Cooper and I launch a new project this spring, a collaboration called Glassforms. We overlay electronic sounds — onto piano music by Glass. There have been Glass rem…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Kelli O'Hara Brings #MeToo to 'Kiss Me, Kate' by Variety

The Broadway favorite talks vocal honesty and what her Tony win means to her.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Les Dennis at the RSC: ‘Coming to Stratford feels like I’ve got a blue tick on Twitter’ by Tim Bano

Comedian, gameshow host, actor – Les Dennis has done it all. As he prepares to make his RSC debut in two Restoration

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Press Kits: What Arts Orgs Actually Want by Drew McManus

Press kits are easy, all it takes is making some photos and a pdf bio available then call it a day, right? Guess again. While that might be the bare minimum from days past, an effective arti…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Bard stuff: actors reveal their favourite Shakespeare character by Andrew Dickson

To mark the Stratford playwright’s birthday, Ophelia Lovibond, Paapa Essiedu, Jade Anouka, Roger Allam and John Kani discuss the roles they love best The great thing about Shakespeare is t…

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Theo Bosanquet: Watching the story of my great-grandfather – and his 600 children – was an uncomfortable night at the theatre by Theo Bosanquet

My great-grandfather, Bertold Wiesner, is thought to have fathered more than 600 children, putting him close to Genghis Khan in the record

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Costume designer Catherine Kodicek: Work conditions must improve for the sake of our mental well-being by Catherine Kodicek

Many UK theatre workers will by now be aware of the Theatre Helpline, launched by the Society of London Theatre last year

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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King Lear by Wendy Caster

As you probably already know, in the old days theatre critics wrote their reviews right after seeing the performances. In fact, as the shows ended, the critics ran up the aisles to maximize …

Linked From Show Showdown at 01:48AM

The Pain of My Belligerence by Wendy Caster

My sister once said that, while the worst men are incredibly sleazy, the worst women are incredibly stupid. In the world premiere of The Pain of My Belligerence at Playwrights Horizons, wri…

Linked From Show Showdown at 01:48AM

Liz Jones AO to receive prestigious award by Arts Review

Live Performance Australia has announced that Artistic Director of La Mama Theatre Liz Jones AO is the recipient of this year’s Sue Nattrass Award. This prestigious award, to be presented …

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Tootsie Musical, Starring Santino Fontana, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tootsie, the new Broadway musical based on the beloved 1982 comedy flick, officially opens at the Marquis Theatre on April 23. Tony nominee Santino Fontana stars in the production, which beg…

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:36AM

It’s Good to Be King! Mel Brooks is Coming to Broadway for Two Nights in June, And I’m Kvelling by Roger Friedman

Mel Brooks is coming to Broadway. Two nights– June 17th and 18th at the Lunt Fontanne Theater. Mel is 92 years young.

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Broadway Triumph: Annette Bening, Tracey Letts, Benjamin Walker On Fire in Sensational New Production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” by Roger Friedman

What a relief to see a real play. Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” is back, directed with new insights by Jack O’Brien,

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 01:12AM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Tootsie by JK

Today we celebrate the 2 cast members of Tootsie who are making their official Broadway debut tonight.Congratulations to everyone making their dreams come true! Here's to great reviews, a …

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MICF: Esther Hicks is Vibrationally Speaking by Arts Review

In real life, Esther and Jerry Hicks, American inspirational speakers and authors have presented numerous workshops on the ‘Law of Attraction’ and have been featured through a series of …

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Interview With ROCK OF AGES Star KATIE LAMARK by Michael J. Roberts

KATIE LAMARK discusses the 10th Anniversary Tour of ROCK OF AGES and how she decided to [...] The post Interview With <em>ROCK OF AGES</em> Star <em>KATIE LAMARK</em>…

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The Pain of My Belligerence by Darryl Reilly

Jaw-dropping plot twists, painfully forced au courant dialogue, awkward sex scenes and a jagged central performance all make the world premiere of Halley Feiffer's "The Pain of My Belligeren…

Linked From www.theaterscene.net at 12:06AM

The Dance Enthusiast Asks Anya Clarke and Mitsuko Verdery of MICHIYAYA Dance about the Premiere of “/wē/” at the 14th Street Y by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast Asks Anya Clarke and Mitsuko Verdery of MICHIYAYA Dance about the Premiere of “/wē/” at the 14th Street Y, "Because we’re together, I do think it creates a s…

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IMPRESSIONS: “Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event” at BAM by the Merce Cunningham Trust by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event” at BAM by the Merce Cunningham Trust, "The 100 solos, then, were not literally “solos,” but movement monologues that dancer…

Linked From Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

Tootsie, Starring Santino Fontana, Opens on Broadway by Mark Peikert

The adaptation of the classic movie features a book by Robert Horn and score by Tony winner David Yazbek.

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Signature's Revival of Curse of the Starving Class Begins April 23 by Olivia Clement

Tony nominee Terry Kinney directs the Sam Shepard play Off-Broadway.

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Aziza Barnes’ BLKS Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new play, which follows a trio of friends over the course of a New York City day, premieres at MCC April 23.

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