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Friday, February 25, 2022

Your Broadway Spring Preview! 2022 Edition - A guide to 19 upcoming (and returning!) musicals and plays by Raven Snook

A guide to 19 upcoming (and returning!) musicals and plays --- Talk about déjà vu! Many productions originally scheduled for spring 2020 are finally bowing on Broadway, including buzzy tra…

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Friday, February 18, 2022

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend February 18-21 - See dances by Alvin Ailey and Mark Morris, a Sondheim tribute concert, 'The Blues by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Presidents' Day weekend, Friday, February 18 to Mo…

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Giving Actors Over 60 the Spotlight - In the new play 'Out of Time' at The Public Theater, older performers take the leads by Raven Snook

In the new play Out of Time at The Public Theater, older performers take the leads "Where are the older people?" For years that question plagued Obie-winning director Les Waters (Dana H., 10…

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend February 11-13 - See live concerts by Broadway's Patti Murin and Eden Espinosa, New Victory's 'Air by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, February 11 to Sunday, February 1…

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Thursday, February 3, 2022

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend February 4-6 - See Alvin Ailey, Red Bull Theater's 'The Alchemist,' Maurice Hines documentary and by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, February 4 to Sunday, February 6,…

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Friday, January 28, 2022

12 Shows to See Off Broadway in February - A dozen promising productions, including three rarely revived musicals by Raven Snook

A dozen promising productions, including three rarely revived musicals --- While January's Off-Broadway roundup was filled with new musicals (all of which are still running by the way), Febr…

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 28-30 - See live concerts by Eva Noblezada, Ana Gasteyer and John Lloyd Young, experimenta by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 28 to Sunday, January 30,…

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Friday, January 21, 2022

What Broadway's Front-of-House Staffers Want Audiences to Know - Theatre's frontline workers on what it's like navigating the pandemic by Raven Snook

Theatre's frontline workers on what it's like navigating the pandemic Over the 2021 holidays, as the omicron surge wreaked havoc in theatres on Broadway and beyond, understudies and swings w…

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 21-23 - See Brandon Victor Dixon and Jen Colella in concert, 'Reopening: The Broadway Revi by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 21 to Sunday, January 23,…

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 14-17 - See Shoshana Bean and Christy Altomare in concert, Sondheim tribute, Alvin Ailey d by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Martin Luther King Day weekend, Friday, January 14…

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Friday, January 7, 2022

12 Shows to See Off Broadway in January - A dozen of promising productions, including six musicals by Raven Snook

A dozen of promising productions, including a solo show featuring Cecily Strong, new musicals from Taylor Mac and Duncan Sheik, and spouses starring in Long Day's Journey Into Night --- Thri…

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

20 Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 7-9 - See Lynn Nottage's Broadway comedy 'Clyde's,' 'Teenage Dick,' Ayodele Casel at The Jo by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 7 to Sunday, January 9, f…

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Best Streaming Performances to Watch December 22-January 2 - See holiday spectacles such as 'The Nutcracker' and 'A Christmas Carol,' family shows and by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Behold, 12 days of Christmas picks, from Wednesday, December 22 to Sunda…

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Friday, December 17, 2021

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend December 17-19 - See Andrew Barth Feldman in concert, 'Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christm by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Decemb…

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

Victoria Clark Taps Into Her Inner Adolescent - The Broadway vet never imagined she'd play 16 again, then 'Kimberly Akimbo' came along by Raven Snook

The Broadway vet never imagined she'd play 16 again, then Kimberly Akimbo came along --- Known for her performances in Broadway musicals, including a resplendent fairy godmother in Cinderell…

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Friday, December 10, 2021

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend December 10-12 - See Taylor Mac's 'Holiday Sauce,' a live Jessica Vosk concert, 'Paddington Saves by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Decemb…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

The Power of Seeing Sondheim—the Man - TDF members share their memories of running into the late genius by Raven Snook

TDF members share their memories of running into the late genius --- Two weeks after his death, Stephen Sondheim is still being remembered, mourned and feted, online and off. A multitude of …

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

All Broadway Theatres Require Proof of Full Vaccination AND Masks - This article is updated regularly with the latest safety protocols for NYC perform by Raven Snook

The Broadway League has announced new COVID-19 safety protocols for all 41 Broadway houses: every one requires that audience members show proof of full vaccination with an FDA or WHO author…

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Friday, December 3, 2021

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend December 3-5 - See 'The Normal Heart,' 'It's a Wonderful Life,' 'War Horse,' Stephen Sondheim and by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Decemb…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

All Broadway Theatres to Require Proof of Full Vaccination AND Masks - As safety protocols are revised we will update this article by Raven Snook

The Broadway League has announced new safety protocols for all 41 Broadway houses: every one requires that audience members show proof of full vaccination with an FDA or WHO authorized vacc…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, November 22, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Thanksgiving Weekend November 25-28 - See New York City Ballet's 'The Nutcracker,' Macy's Thanksgiving Day by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Thanksgiving weekend, T…

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12 Holiday Shows to Get You in the Spirit of the Season - From the Radio City Rockettes to a naughty 'Nutcracker' to family musicals, here are a dozen by Raven Snook

The holiday season has arrived and while it may not look like 2019, it's certainly an improvement over last year's isolation. Families and friends are once again gathering for meals and merr…

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Friday, November 19, 2021

Times Square Restaurants with Cozy Outdoor Dining - Ten eateries in NYC's Theatre District with heated or covered alfresco seating by Raven Snook

Ten eateries in NYC's Theatre District with heated or covered alfresco seating --- With New York City restaurants back to 100% indoor capacity, winter coming and propane heaters banned, it …

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend November 19-21 - See Domhnall Gleeson in 'Medicine,' 'Tick, Tick... Boom!,' 54 Sings Broadway’s by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Novemb…

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Friday, November 12, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend November 12-14 - See Broadway's Kathryn Gallagher in concert, 'Bandstand,' 20 Years of Asian Ameri by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Novemb…

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New Musicals to See Off Broadway This Winter - Ten tuneful shows for grown-ups and families by Raven Snook

Ten tuneful shows for grown-ups and families Broadway isn't the only destination for exciting musicals. In fact, many Tony-winning Broadway tuners actually started out on smaller NYC stages,…

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Broadway: What's Closed, Canceled or Rescheduled? - All the changes to the Broadway lineup due to COVID-19 by Raven Snook

Which shows are reopening when during the 2021-2022 season  --- When Broadway theatres shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis on March 12, 2020, they vowed to reopen in a month. That did not …

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Friday, November 5, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend November 5-7 - See 'In the Southern Breeze,' Krysta Rodriguez in concert and more by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Novemb…

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Friday, October 29, 2021

12 Shows to See Off Broadway in November - A dozen promising productions, including four musicals by Raven Snook

A dozen promising productions including a musical by a Pulitzer Prize winner, Tovah Feldshuh as Dr. Ruth and the return of Jersey Boys --- Thrilling musicals aren't just on Broadway. This No…

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend October 29-31 - See Saoirse Rona in 'Macbeth,' Cush Jumbo in 'Hamlet,' 'Sanctuary City' and more by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Halloween weekend, Frid…

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

What's (Re)opening on Broadway in November and December - The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months by Raven Snook

The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months --- By mid-December, the vast majority of Broadway's 41 theatres will be illuminated (the Palace is being renovated and a few others…

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 17, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre