Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Music News: Feinstein’s Cabaret at AMP: Marilyn Maye by Self-Post News

Marilyn Maye is a cultural and musical treasure. In the years since Maye first appeared in the spotlight as a pre-teen vocalist in a series of amateur contests in Topeka, Kansas, she has rec…

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Taylor Louderman, Ariana DeBose, Daisy Eagan and More to Strip Down with The Skivvies at Le Poisson Rouge by Alexa Criscitiello

Award-winning Broadway performersLauren MolinaandNick Cearleywill head to NYC venue Le Poisson Rougeon July 22nd at 8 PM with the most outrageous, feel good 'undie-rock' concert of the seaso…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Mummenschanz-The Musicians of Silence: you & me by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   Since 1972, the theatrical troop Mummenschanz has toured the world enchanting audiences without language or even sound. A combination of mime, dance, and theater …

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WATCH CLOSELY: “Fleabag” — Sex and the City of London by Peg Aloi

Fleabag is a clever, frenetic and coolly smart series, balancing humor with an increasingly dark intensity.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Get The Boat by Sandi Durell

    by Cathy Hammer In September 1983, Ireland passed the Eighth Amendment to their constitution, giving equal rights to life of a pregnant woman and her unborn child. The amendmen…

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Theater Review: BIG FISH (Chance Theater) by Tony Frankel

FRIED, STEWED OR BROILED, THIS FISH WILL NEVER TASTE GOOD So here’s what baffles me: A show which is middling at best is suddenly showing up at regional, community and high school thea…

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First Complete Recording Of Marc Blitzstein's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK On Sale Now by BroadwayWorld

Bridge Records will issuethe first complete recording of Marc Blitzstein's signature creation, the opera The Cradle Will Rock.

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 7/11/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 7/11/18. "The Lion King" returns to Hartford's Bushnell. "Hand to God" next at Theaterworks. Steven Schoenberg performs in New Salem, and other arts news for WM…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Fringe Review: ’50 Ways To Date Your Aubrey’ by Nu Sass Productions at Caos on F by Mary Ann Johnson

Let me get the first jaw-dropping moment out of the way immediately—Aubrey, played by Aubri O’Connor, also co-founder, co-producer and artistic director for Nu Sass Productions—looks e…

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Review: ‘Get the Boat’ and ‘Innit’ at SoHo Playhouse by Deb Miller

Featured in this April’s Limerick Fringe Festival and now playing in repertory in their North American premieres at SoHo Playhouse, Eavan Brennan and Siobhan Donnellan’s Get the Boat an…

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BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by Debbie Gilpin

Reunited following successful runs of The Lorax, the director-composer team of Max Webster and Charlie Fink bring a new version of the Shakespeare classic to the picturesque and rather appro…

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Review: Painted Ladies: Bosses of the Wild West at Capital Fringe by Kate Gorman

Two charismatic women rule the roost in the engagingly interactive Painted Ladies: Bosses of the Wild West, but their bright lights tend to overshadow the rest of the production. Painted Lad…

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The One review – vicious relationship drama makes for uncomfortable viewing by Kate Wyver

Soho theatre, LondonTuppence Middleton and John Hopkins star in Vicky Jones’s play about the sadistic games of a bored coupleIn Vicky Jones’s vicious relationship drama, originally stage…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Stage Raw Announces its 2018 Theater Awards Nominees by @ This Stage Staff

[Press Release] The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition includes productions that opened b…

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My Fair Lady by Elizabeth Wollman

The revival of My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center is much like other Bartlett Sher revivals of musical theater chestnuts at Lincoln Center: it is colorful (if, this time around, more dimly lit);…

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Review: Support Group for Men (Goodman Theatre) by Johanna Dalton

The topics covered in Goodman's Support Group for Men are exactly the conversations that we need right now, and in this marvelously comic work, playwright Ellen Fairey has hit the proverbial…

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The One review at Soho Theatre, London – ‘humour and horror’ by Bridget Minamore

Following one couple over the course of a wine-fuelled night, The One is a punch of a play that places humour and

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Composer Toby Chu Discusses His Work on Pixar's BAO and Diversity in Hollywood by Brooke Yunis

Pixar's BAO, an animated short film released with INCREDIBLES 2, depicts a dumpling come to life and raised by the woman who created it. The composer, Toby Chu, took the time to speak about …

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Rebecca Naomi Jones stops by HQ to chat about Fire in Dreamland and more with Paul Wontorek.

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BWW Review: BIRDSONG, Bristol Old Vic by Leah Tozer

Birdsong, based on the book by Sebastian Faulks, is a brutal and beautiful observation of war and remembrance, with this new revival touring in time for the Armistice centenary this November.

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Intractable Woman Will Shine Light on Assassinated Journalist Anna Politkovskaya by Olivia Clement

PlayCo will present Stefano Massini's drama, featuring a cast of three women, Off-Broadway this fall.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Bruce Springsteen Plays First-Ever Encore at Broadway Show (Watch) by Jem Aswad

On Tuesday night Bruce Springsteen played the first in what is expected to be the final run of his “Springsteen on Broadway” one-man show — and he observed the occasion by playing the…

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Odds & Ends: Shuler Hensley Joins Shakespeare in the Park's Twelfth Night Musical & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Shuler Hensley Joins Shakespeare in the Park's Twelfth Night Musical Tony winner Shuler Hensley (Oklahoma!) has joine…

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Will Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty Get Blonde for the BOMBSHELL Musical? by Alexa Criscitiello

Ladies and gentleman, the Bombshell musical is still on This evening, producer Craig Zadan tweeted about the Broadway-bound endeavor adding what may be an exciting twist

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Watch Corey Cott and Hannah Elless Perform From the New Musical Rebel/Genius by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway favorites sing in music videos from Matthew Puckett’s original show about Albert Einstein.

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VIDEO: On This Day, July 11- Robin Williams Takes Broadway By Storm! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2002, comedy star Robin Williams headed to Broadway for a limited three-night run at the Broadway Theater Check out a clip from Robin's legendary stand up comedy tour de force…

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Chicago Producers Launch Investigation Into Events Leading Up to Death of Longtime Cast Member Jeff Loeffelholz by Adam Hetrick

Loeffelholz, a 22-year veteran cast member of the show, took his own life June 29.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

The Play That Goes Wrong is The Play That Will Run Longer by Mark A. Robinson

The Play That Goes Wrong, the longest-running play currently on Broadway, was originally scheduled to end its run at the Lyceum Theatre on Sunday, August 26. Good news for fans of the farcic…

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Broadway Show With $13M Price Tag Accidentally Sells Tickets for $17 by John Bonazzo

This was quite the Broadway bargain.

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First Look at World Premiere of Stephen Trask and Peter Yanowitz Musical This Ain’t No Disco by Hannah Vine

Hamilton's Samantha Marie Ware, Beautiful's Chilina Kennedy, and American Psycho's Theo Stockman star in the Atlantic Theater Company production.

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Muny's 'Jersey Boys' has big voices, lots of heart

“Jersey Boys,” the Tony-winning musical about Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, is the kind of show that’s made for the Muny.

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Send out the clowns: why are they losing popularity? by Tim Adams

They’ve been a cornerstone of the entertainment industry for more than 200 years, but children are increasingly turning away from them. Why? And will the clowns have the last laugh? By Tim…

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2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards Nominees by Steven Morris

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition includes productions that opened between January 1…

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School of Rock to Welcome Katherine McLaughlin & a New Class of Young Rockers by Andy Lefkowitz

Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical School of Rock has announced the addition of nine new cast members beginning on July 30. Katherine McLaughlin will make her Broadway debut as Principal …

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The Boys in the Band Will Offer Midnight Performance to Benefit The Actors Fund by Andy Lefkowitz

The producers of the starry Broadway staging of The Boys in the Band have announced a special midnight performance as a benefit for The Actors Fund. The show will be held on Thursday, J…

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Welcomes New Cast Members Including Katherine McLaughlin, Matthew Jost, & More by BroadwayWorld

School of Rock - The Musical will welcome a new class of eight young rockers to Horace Green beginning on Monday, July 30, 2018. In addition, the show is excited to welcome Katherine McLaugh…

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Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, and More to Appear in Concert with Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown by BroadwayWorld

Four of Broadway's most celebrated stars will join Mark Cortale's Broadway The Art House concert series this month in Provincetown. Judy Kuhn, Tony-nominated star of Fun Home and Broadway's…

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Photo Flash: First Look at THIS AIN'T NO DISCO Starring Krystina Alabado, Lulu Fall, Chilina Kennedy and More by BroadwayWorld

This Ain't No Disco is an impressionistic rock opera set in Studio 54 and Mudd Club-era New York City, from Stephen Trask and Peter Yanowitz, choreographed by Camille A. Brown , and directed…

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THE BOYS IN THE BAND to Play Special Midnight Performance Benefitting The Actors Fund by BroadwayWorld

The Actors Fund announced today that The Boys in the Band has added a Special Midnight Performance for The Actors Fund. This benefit performance will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 11…

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Theater Review: ON YOUR FEET (National Tour) by Tony Frankel

DANCE DELIRIUM As jukebox musicals go, the rags-to-riches bio On Your Feet! definitely earns its exclamation point. No question, the upbeat tunes, with their irresistible Cuban-fusion str…

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Katherine McLaughlin, Hudson Loverro, More Will Join Broadway’s School of Rock by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will welcome eight young rockers beginning July 30.

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Kristine Nielsen, Annette O’Toole, and More to Star in Tennessee Williams’ A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur by Olivia Clement

Jean Lichty and Polly McKie complete the cast of Williams’ tragicomedy about four women in Depression-era St. Louis.

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New Faces of 2018: Watch the Inspiring, Moving Opening Number From the 2018 Jimmy Awards by Andrew Gans

The mash-up featured high school performers singing from Once On This Island, Frozen, Carousel, Dear Evan Hansen, and more.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Wicked’s Raymond Joel Matsamura and his dog Felix by Told By Raymond Joel Matsamura

“I had been living in New York for about two years and was getting pretty lonely. I grew up with dogs my whole life so I thought maybe it was time for a little responsibility and a partner…

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The Boys in the Band Will Offer Midnight Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway production features a cast including Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, and Andrew Rannells.

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Larry Kramer Pens Essay For New York Times: 'The Worst is Yet to Come' by BroadwayWorld

Playwright and activist Larry Kramer just penned an opinion piece for the New York Times, in which he explains why the future looks bleak for the LGBTQ community. He writes

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Review: The Tragical Comical Fool’s Game (Or, Nun of your Business) at Capital Fringe by Kate Gorman

In The Tragical Comical Fool’s Game, the Masters of SHX present a cocktail of Shakespearean characters, blended with philosophical musings, and garnished with fourth wall-breaking asides. …

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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, With Melissa Errico, Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane musical will play an additional three weeks at Irish Rep.

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Review: ‘The Cake’ at the Contemporary American Theater Festival by Andrew Walker White

The Contemporary American Theatre Festival is off to a rocking start, and with the local premiere of Bekah Brunstetter’s ripped-from-the-Supreme-Court-blotter comedy The Cake, the Festival…

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BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of Michael Friedman's GONE MISSING at Encores! Off-Center by BroadwayWorld TV

Encores Off-Center, New YorkCity Center's popular summer musical theater series, continues tonight withGone Missing.John Behlmann,Susan Blackwell,Aysan Celik,Deborah S. Craig, Taylor Mac, an…

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Victory Gardens Theater presents Town Hall: Reunite! by Bt

A free event featuring Chicago artists on the topic of the current United States immigration policies Wednesday, July 18 at 7 pm Victory Gardens Theater presents Town Hall: Reunite!, an eve…

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Review of Mummenschanz’s “You & Me” by Tami Shaloum

The sounds of silence are beautiful in a spectacular new show by the playful team of Swiss puppeteers known as Mummenschanz. The wordless You & Me was created by Mummenschanz co-founder …

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Mindy Kaling, Sarah Jessica Parker, Harvey Fierstein, More Commemorate the Re-Opening of Boston's Colonial Theatre by Gabriel Agosto

The historic venue is now home to the pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge!.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

How I Became A Jewish Mother of Fascism (Show Preview) by Guest Author

by Emily Canavan Opinion Since the 2016 election, I am sure you have noticed the term Fascist is being dusted off and nervously applied to our current president. I have banged my head agains…

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For This ‘Titanic,’ It’s Sink and Swim by American Theatre Editors

In its latest work of immersive theatre, Serenbe Playhouse will submerge a ship nightly for its production of "Titanic."

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EXCLUSIVE: The Touching Story Behind Jason Robert Brown’s Empowerment Anthem ‘Invisible’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner takes Playbill audiences inside another track from How We React and How We Recover.

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How to Buy Cheap Classical Music Tickets in NYC by Gabriel Agosto

Your guide to affordable classical music concerts.

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TimeLine 2nd Annual Rummage Sale by Bt

Friday 7/13 10am-5pmSaturday 7/14 10am-2pmSunday 7/15 10am-2pmTimeLine Theatre Company, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL 60657You're invited to stop by and shop TimeLine Theatre’s 2nd A…

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Space Availability at the Royal George Theatre by Bt

The Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, has summer/fall slots available for the 50 seat Gallery Theatre, prime time 3 – 6 week rentals. Great price and location, right across the street…

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Countdown to Barks: Sutton Foster, Ariana DeBose, Max von Essen & More Show Off Their Pets in Tails of Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

After a long week of treading the boards, what better way for performers to unwind than with the affection of a furry friend To get ready for the big weekend, we're flashing back through our…

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BWW Polls: Which Cartoon Would You Like to See Transformed for Broadway Next? by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, SpongeBob SquarePants The Broadway Musical will conclude its Broadway engagement at the Palace Theatre 1564 Broadway at West 47th Street on Sunda…

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VIDEO: Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein & More Reflect on Memories of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre by Stage Tube

To commemorate the reopening of one of the most storied venues in theatrical history,Ambassador Theatre GroupATG just shared a collection of reflections and anecdotes from Broadway and Holly…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Tours Washington Heights in Preparation for IN THE HEIGHTS Film by TV News Desk

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony award-winning In the Heights will hit theaters on June 26, 2020, released by Warner Bros., who picked up the movie last month after a heated bidding war following t…

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The Play That Goes Wrong Postpones Closing; Will Stay Put on Broadway Till January by Andy Lefkowitz

This sounds about right! The acclaimed Broadway comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, which recently announced an August 26 closing date, will now remain at the Lyceum Theatre through Januar…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Painted Ladies: Bosses of the Wild West’ by Em Skow

Who run the world? Painted ladies. And this year’s Fringe production of the same name by Too Much Damn (TMD) Theater rode that point home, in more ways than one. Set in a nameless one-hors…

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6 Crazy Stories From Playbill Travel’s Broadway on the High Seas in Iceland With Sierra Boggess, Rob McClure, and More by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares the best stories from Icelandic excursions, on board performances, and signature Chatterboxes from Playbill’s most recent journey ab…

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Evan Rachel Wood and Julie Taymor on Why Across the Universe ‘Scared the Shit Out of People’ by Gwynne Watkins

The Beatles have always had a cinematic presence, from the 1964 faux-documentary A Hard Day’s Night to the experimental shorts of John and Yoko. But no director has ever used the Beatles…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: IMMACULATE CORRECTION at King's Head Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Written by King's Head Theatre's Junior Associate Catherine Exposito, Immaculate Correction details what it feels like to be a working class Catholic schoolgirl in rural Scotland in 2005. St…

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE LEHMAN TRILOGY by BroadwayWorld

On a cold September morning in 1844, a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world, he is soon joined by his two brothers and an American ep…

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Shepherdstown theater festival features world premieres and top notch acting by Celia Wren

New plays dominate at West Virginia’s CATF.

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Katrina Lenk, Storm Lever, and More Added to Line Up of Broadway Barks by BroadwayWorld

The 20th Annual Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies, will feature celebrities from the hottest shows cu…

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Composer Adam Taylor Takes Cue From Elisabeth Moss by Terry Flores

Peter Rotter is at the podium on the Warner Bros. scoring stage, about to conduct music for the season finale of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” “You really bring the humanity to a very inte…

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Pittsburgh Playhouse sets opening date for Downtown theater by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Playhouse will officially open Downtown in October, with a ribbon-cutting event on Oct. 11.

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First Look at Santa Fe Opera’s New Candide, Directed by Laurent Pelly by David Gewirtzman

Performances of the Leonard Bernstein operetta continue through August 25.

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Crisis Averted! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Through January 2019 by BroadwayWorld

The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production has extended its run past its previously announced closing date Sunday, August 26. The show is now on sale un…

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Katrina Lenk, Storm Lever & Aaron De Jesus Sign On for 2018 Broadway Barks by Andy Lefkowitz

A final trio of stage stars has been announced as celebrity participants at the 2018 edition of Broadway Barks, set to be held on July 14 in New York's Shubert Alley from 3:00pm-6:30pm. …

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Step Inside Broadway’s Ambassador Theatre by Hannah Vine

Inside the Theatre, the series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Ambassador.

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How Do You Say ‘Tradition’ in Yiddish? by Joseph Berger

The first American production of “Fiddler on the Roof” in the language of the shtetl means training actors to hit the inflections, not just the notes.

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The Play That Goes Wrong Extends Broadway Run by Ryan McPhee

The comedy, which had previously announced an August shutter, will now run through the end of the year.

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‘Its strength is in the music & lyrics’: IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST – Charing Cross Theatre by Emma Clarendon

If It Happened in Key West had been treated more like a gothic musical (which quite a few of the songs hinted at) about grief, love and loss it would have been stronger. But as it is by addi…

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Elisabeth Moss to Get Spooked in ‘Shirley’

Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “Shirley”Elisabeth Moss is ditching Gilead for an…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Broadway Poll: Favorite Fall 2018 Show by New York Theater

Choose the show that you are most looking forward to. The list below is for shows that have opening dates on Broadway between now and the end of December 2018, as of this writing, and they a…

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2018 Capital Fringe Festival Review: Lesbians and the Men Who Love Them by Nicole Hertvik

Review by Caroline Bock For one brief minute at the opening of Lesbians and the Men Who Love Them, written by M. Cristina García and directed by Mediombo Singo Fofano at the Christ United…

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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ will no longer close in August by Caitlin Huston

“The Play That Goes Wrong” announced Wednesday that it will no longer close on Broadway this August. In a reversal from its May announcement, the producers said the play will now…

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Nudity, the Unconscious and the Creative Process – Part Three by Pauline Adamek

This is Part Three of a four-part series of reminiscences by Neal Weaver, entitled Nudity, the Unconscious and the Creative Process. You can read more about this author at

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Initial Casting for The Nap Announced by Mark A. Robinson

The American premiere of The Nap, a play by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors), has found its initial cast. Set to open at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Thursday, September 27,…

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Tony Nominee Bobby Steggert Discusses Leaving the Theatre in Open Letter by Ruthie Fierberg

The award-winning actor traded life on the stage for a degree in social work—and here’s why.

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Marcus Miller, Ronnie Scott’s, London — power, focus and sensuous detail

A rare club gig from the bassist and his band was a chance to witness Miller’s extraordinary technique

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Barry Humphries: ‘I defend to the ultimate my right to give deep and profound offence’ by Simon Hattenstone

The creator of Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson is back on stage with a show highlighting the dangers of censorship. He talks about living in a prudish age, sexual harassment and why …

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Johanna Day, John Ellison Conlee, Among Initial Casting of MTC's THE NAP by BroadwayWorld

MTC has announced initial casting for the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean, the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy One Man, Tw…

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Check Out Million Dollar Quartet at Cape Playhouse by Hannah Vine

The limited engagement runs July 10–21.

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VIDEO: Luis Miranda, Jr. Speaks Out Against Trump's Immigration Policies by Stage Tube

People all over the country have been raising their voices against the family separation crisis, andLuis Miranda, Jr., father of Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel, is one of them. On Trump's immig…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Susan Blackwell, John Behlmann, Deborah S. Craig & More in GONE MISSING at Encores! Off-Center by BroadwayWorld

Encores Off-Center, New YorkCity Center's popular summer musical theater series, continues tonightwith Gone Missing.John Behlmann,Susan Blackwell,Aysan Celik,Deborah S. Craig, Taylor Mac, an…

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VIDEO: Watch WAITRESS' New Stars, Katie Lowes & Adam Shapiro, Duet! by BroadwayWorld

As the duo prepares for their Broadway debut, we're bringing you a sneak peek of thier vocal chops Watch below as they join forces for a comical 'White Christmas' and as Katie sings a Cabare…

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Transparent’s Alexandra Billings, Tony Nominees John Ellison Conlee and Johanna Day Tapped for The Nap on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new play by One Man, Two Guvnors playwright Richard Bean will debut on Broadway in a production from MTC.

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Alexandra Billings, John Ellison Conlee and more cast in ‘The Nap’ by Caitlin Huston

Alexandra Billings, John Ellison Conlee and Johanna Day will star in the American premiere of “The Nap” this fall. The play, written by Richard Bean and directed by Daniel Sulliv…

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Incredibles 2 — exuberant and inventive adventure

The superpower family return in Brad Bird’s sequel

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Transparent Standout Alexandra Billings & More to Lead New Broadway Comedy The Nap by Andy Lefkowitz

Alexandra Billings, a veteran of the Golden Globe-winning series Transparent, will appear on Broadway for the first time this fall in the American premiere of The Nap, a new comedy abou…

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Summer 1993 — a sunny but cloying film from Spain

Carla Simón’s first feature tells the tale of an orphaned six-year-old girl and her new family

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Piano man on Fountain Avenue by Fountaintheatre

We put an old piano out front on the sidewalk hoping someone would take it. Instead, people in the neighborhood are playing it. This guy from NY was driving by, saw the piano on the sidewalk…

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Skyscraper — Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson saves the day (again)

The effects in this inferno-thriller are grand but the script is piled with improbabilities

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A murky On A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER at the Irish Rep despite strong vocals by Oscar E. Moore

This valiant production “adapted” and directed by Charlotte Moore appears to bring back the good ol’ summer stock days of yore.

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First Reformed — Paul Schrader’s film is a zinger

The screenwriter and director tackles self-destructive America in his best movie in decades

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 finale: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Bruce Miller and more chat shocking episode by Marcus James Dixon

WARNING: This report contains spoilers from the Season 2 finale of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Hulu premiered the highly anticipated Season 2 finale of “The Handmaid’…

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576: Songs, Silence and Science by MusicalTalk

It’s songs galore today as MusicalTalk looks at three very different shows in this bumper episode. Thos chats to the remarkably talented John Hinton about his barnstorming, showstopper of …

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Write Stuff: Charles Monagan Kicks Off CT Authors Trail, Avon's Author Fest Continues

Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, is known for sponsoring free talks by authors and other book-related programs. On Tuesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m., its fifth annual Loca…

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‘Something wonderful indeed’: THE KING & I – West End ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Notwithstanding high expectations, together with The King & I’s difficult issues that are made even more complex in a modern world of evolving values, this transfer of the 2015 Broadw…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Pin Cushion — a quirky, mesmerising mother-and-daughter story

Shocks and ironies abound in British director Deborah Haywood’s film

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Path of Blood — a revealing and upsetting documentary

Jonathan Hacker’s film about militant Islam and Saudi Arabia is a house of horrors

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Green Acres Musical in Development From Newly Formed Center Stage Capital by Andrew Gans

The new entertainment company is also developing Mother Eve’s Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood, Empyrea, and In the Room.

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First Look at Gone Missing at Encores! Off-Center by Hannah Vine

The two-night engagement is presented in honor of the late composer and former Off-Center artistic director, Michael Friedman.

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Pittsburgh Playwrights 'Theatre Festival in Black and White' postponed until 2018-2019 season by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company has postponed its Theatre Festival in Black and White yet again. It had already been postponed from its original date, May 31-June 10.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Guest Stars on Children's Series Nina's World by Gabriel Agosto

(An animated version of) the Hamilton creator stops by the Universal Kids cartoon July 13.

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Ezra Knight Replaces Kingsley Leggs in Broadway's Pretty Woman Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage alum Ezra Knight is stepping into the role of James Morse in the upcoming Broadway tuner Pretty Woman: The Musical, which begins previews on July 20 and opens on August 16 at the …

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Married Couple Katie Lowes & Adam Shapiro to Join Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

The hit Broadway musical Waitress will welcome real-life married couple Katie Lowes (Scandal) and Adam Shapiro (Steve Jobs) in the roles of Dawn and Ogie, respectively, on July 17. The pair …

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Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand Debuts Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

A widow and her three daughters, all free women of color, are at the center of Gardley's 19th century New Orleans story.

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International news round-up: July 12 by The Stage

18th-century theatre under threat IRELAND/DUBLIN Ireland’s oldest theatre is under threat of demolition as part of plans to develop an office block in

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V&A exhibition to put censorship of the arts in the spotlight by Matthew Hemley

An exhibition exploring freedom of expression in the arts has been launched to mark 50 years since state censorship of the British

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Richard Jordan: I love the World Cup, it makes buying tickets for hit shows easier by Richard Jordan

I have been closely following the World Cup, although I have not watched a single game. The reason is, if you ever

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Barococo’ by John Stoltenberg

Happenstance Theater, the much-lauded purveyors of cheekily sophisticated whimsy, have brought another original devised work to Fringe, and if it doesn’t tickle your funny bone, you mi…

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Theatrical Company Center Stage Capital Launches With Portfolio Including ‘Green Acres’ Musical by Greg Evans

Theatrical producers Pam Laudenslager and Colleen Lober have announced the launch of a new entertainment company – Center Stage Capital, Inc. – to present a portfolio of producti…

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Where “The Handmaid’s Tale” Went Wrong

Calling the second season of the Hulu series hard to watch would be an understatement. WARNING: Spoilers through the Season 2 finale. View Entire Post ›

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CLEAR DAY at IRISH REP – Nostalgia is not enough by Oscar E Moore

I’ll make this short and unfortunately not so sweet. You will most probably leave this most recent reincarnation of this mostly problematic musical humming a few of its wonderful songs (mu…

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Ilana M. Brownstein: Dramaturg’s Dramaturg by American Theatre Editors

Company One’s director of new work questions everything, including herself.

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GUEST BLOG: Deconstructing a Song with Kleban Prize winner Amanda Yesnowitz

As the story goes, Dorothy Hammerstein once overheard a man at a lavish NYC event extolling the virtues of “Ol’ Man River.” Correcting the fellow, who attributed the song&#…

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Fifteen Months In Heaven: Broadway’s Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Reflects On ‘Angels In America’ by Greg Evans

When Angels in America finishes its Broadway run this Sunday, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, who plays Belize, acidic nurse to Nathan Lane’s toxic Roy Cohn, beloved friend to Andrew Garfield…

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Raven Theatre casts 'Crumbs From the Table of Joy' by Lynn Nottage by Kt Hawbaker

On Wednesday, Raven Theatre announced casting for 'Crumbs From the Table of Joy,' written by two-time Pulitzer-winner Lynn Nottage. Tyrone Phillips is slated to direct the family drama. The …

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Adam Shapiro and Scandal's Katie Lowes Will Join the Cast of WAITRESS by BroadwayWorld

We're getting some fresh faces in the diner Katie Lowes 'Scandal' and actordirector Adam Shapiro Steve Jobs will join the company of Waitress on July 17 in the roles of Dawn and Ogie, respec…

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GREEN ACRES Musical Officially Takes Aim for Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Producers Pam Laudenslager and Colleen Lober have just announced the launch of Center Stage Capital, Inc., a new entertainment company that will present a portfolio of productions including …

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Review Roundup: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton and More Star in JERSEY BOYS at the Muny by BroadwayWorld

Jersey Boys, winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, is the authentic biographic story of the magic behind the music of worldwide megahit group, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. F…

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Obituary: Geoffrey Brawn – ‘Champion of music hall and stalwart of the Players’ Theatre’ by Michael Quinn

Launched by Peter Ridgeway and Leonard Sachs, the Players’ Theatre unabashedly championed music hall and live variety performances at its Villiers Street

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London theatres celebrate #InspiringFutureTheatre Day! by Robin Johnson

Today, theatremakers across the country are sharing their passion for the industry, as SOLT and UK Theatre celebrate Inspiring The Future Of Theatre. The post London theatres celebrate #Ins…

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Scandal Star Katie Lowes and Husband Adam Shapiro Will Make Broadway Debuts in Waitress Together by Ryan McPhee

The pair will step into the roles of Dawn and Ogie in the Sara Bareilles Musical.

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Transport Group Taps New Dick Scanlan Musical as Part of 2018–2019 Season by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway company will also present a revival of Daniel Berrigan's 1971 Broadway play The Trial of the Catonsville Nine.

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Livestreaming the 2018 Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) Carnaval of New Latinx Work Opening Ceremonies—Thursday 19 July 2018 by [email protected] (jdstokely)

By HowlRound TV. Beginning on 19 July, the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work will bring over 200 Latinx and allied theatremakers, scholars, and decision makers together in Chicago, IL, US…

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BWW Review: IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST, Charing Cross Theatre by Gary Naylor

A strange show about the strange relationship between a fake German count and his young, but dead, bride.

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How Broadway Got the Beat: The Go-Go’s in 5 Songs by Elisabeth Vincentelli

With “Head Over Heels” in previews, we looked at how five Go-Go’s songs evolved into musical-theater numbers.

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The View UpStairs Star Taylor Frey Lands Role in It Sequel by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen alum joins a cast that includes Jessica Chastain, Xavier Dolan, and James McAvoy.

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Episode 576:  Songs, Silence and Science by MusicalTalk

It’s songs galore today as MusicalTalk looks at three very different shows in this bumper episode.  Thos chats to the remarkably talented John Hinton about his barnstorming, showstopper o…

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All-female readings of The Odyssey to take place on Ireland’s beaches by Georgia Snow

Maxine Peake, Natascha McElhone, Frances Barber and Imogen Stubbs will read sections of The Odyssey, in what is thought will be the

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Exclusive Interview: Shoshana Bean by Matthew Wexler

Broadway and recording artist Shoshana Bean chats about her new album 'Spectrum' and upcoming concert at New York City's famous Apollo Theater.

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‘Needs to embrace the cheesiness’: KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE – Arts Theatre by Laura Kressly

While Knights of the Rose show is definitely entertaining and boasts a fantastic cast and band, it needs to take a breath and lighten up so as to embrace the cheesiness that it so obviously …

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New Coal Mine Theatre season includes Toronto debut of Tony-winning play The Father by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

The 2018-19 bill also includes sci-fi thriller The Nether, black puppet comedy Hand to God and a new holiday improv show, The Wonder Pageant.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: Mummenschanz Creates Its Own World That Draws the Audience In by Don Adkins

By Don Adkins, Managing Editor, July 11, 2018 Mummenschanz, often referred to as “The Musicians of Silence,” has returned to New York City for the first time in four years. Since its…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Toronto Fringe theatre reviews from novice critics by Special To The Star

Five students had their Fringe festival reviews vetted by the Star’s Karen Fricker and Carly Maga, who are teaching a theatre criticism course.

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Reporting from the Fringe festival’s front lines by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Star critics Karen Fricker and Carly Maga unleash 22 U of T undergraduates to review shows now playing at Toronto Fringe.

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2018-2019 Theater Alliance season will be Colin Hovde’s last as Artistic Director by Tim Treanor

Colin Hovde, who has served as Artistic Director of  the Anacostia-based Theater Alliance since 2011, will be stepping down from that position at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 season, the…

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“Angels in America” Tony-Winning Andrew Garfield on Emotional Rollercoaster: Interview by Patrick Pacheco

When the Tony-winning revival of “Angels in America” ends its Broadway run, it will be Andrew Garfield, as Prior Walter, who will say the last lines: “You are fabulous. Each and every …

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Trust the board on Ramin Gray case (your views, July 12) by The Stage

I was extremely disappointed by your column (Editor’s View: ‘Ramin Gray case underlines challenge of balancing fairness and transparency’, July 5, p6).

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Diary: Hancock’s half parkour by Tabard

Matt Hancock. He’s a daredevil isn’t he? As the former culture secretary – now health secretary – he was not afraid of

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Diary: Sinking to new lows – icy reception for football fans at Titanic musical by Tabard

Theatre and football don’t sit together that well. When they do, things don’t always hit the back of the net. Take The

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Edinburgh’s RFT believes the play Midnight Conspiracy is as relevant as it ever was by Thom Dibdin

It was the midnight of the 20th century, the day in 1942 when 15 Nazi bureaucrats met in the Wannsee suburb of Berlin to coordinate the “Final Solution to the Jewish Problem” – murder …

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In pictures (July 12): The Lieutenant of Inishmore with Aidan Turner, Home, I’m Darling with Katherine Parkinson, Papatango Prize and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of The Lieutenant of

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

King Lear offers £5 tickets for 16-25 year olds by Robin Johnson

For many 16-25 year olds, it could be theirs for as little as £5. Ian McKellen playing King Lear at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre. The post King Lear offers £5 tickets for 16-25 ye…

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Book Review: Facing Up to the Damage Wrought by Facebook by Dan Kennedy

“Resistance is futile. But resistance seems necessary.”

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BWW's On This Day - July 11, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Obituary: Gordon Irving – ‘Highly regarded chronicler of stage and screen in Scotland’ by Michael Quinn

A longstanding contributor to The Stage of news and comment from Scotland’s theatre, light entertainment and television scene for more than 50

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When a Show Closes... by JK

Earlier this week, SpongeBob SquarePants announced a closing date of September 16.  That's 10 weeks from now.  As with any show closing announcement, I'm always intrigued by t…

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"There's Nothin' Like a Dame" - @LouiseDearman, @RiaJones67, @AlexiaKhadime and @RachelTucker1 celebrate 100 years of women in theatre at @C

The year of the woman is certainly living up to its name! Yet another celebration of all things female will take place at Cadogan Hall on 30 August. THERE'S NOTHIN' LIKE A DAME is a one-nigh…

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MAMMA MIA! Cast Cools Off At Manchester's Historic Victoria Baths by BroadwayWorld

The ensemble cast of Mamma Mia landed in Manchester during the hottest spell of this Summer's heatwave and as you would expect from performing night after night in a high-energy musical, the…

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Avignon festival review – shock, awe and 10 hours of Don DeLillo by Andrew Todd

AvignonThomas Jolly presents the spectacular Thyestes, Milo Rau explores a real crime in La Reprise and Julien Gosselin leaves audiences in a tranceThis year’s Avignon festival foregrounds…

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It Happened in Key West review – necrophilia musical leaves you cold by Michael Billington

Charing Cross theatre, LondonThere are jaunty tunes and fine performances but this musical about mummification starts to decompose halfway throughThey seem to have a penchant for musicals ab…

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The Stage/Liverpool Theatre School Scholarship winner 2018 by Paul Vale

The Stage Scholarship 2018 at Liverpool Theatre School has been awarded to 20-year-old Samuel Craig from Manchester. The award, valued at £31,500,

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'All black women are not the same': How femmes of colour are making a buzz about diversity by Holly Williams, Holly Williams

Hot Brown Honey are an Australian cabaret sensation – now, they're staging a new show at the Roundhouse working with young British artists

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The Stage/Read College Scholarship winners 2018 by Paul Vale

The winners of The Stage Scholarships at Read College have been announced. Sally Rudd, who is 18 years old and from Swindon,

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A Brief Encounter with cast members Isabel Pollen & Jim Sturgeon by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

I met with Isabel Pollen and Jim Sturgeon who play the leading roles of Laura and Alec in Brief Encounter. We spoke about what its like to re-create such an iconic film on stage.

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Prominent British Theatre Accused of ‘Whitewashing’ + More Industry News

Hello, and welcome back to our roundup of news from across the industry. From stage to screens big and small, we’ve got you covered. It’s everything you need to know and all you …

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Rinne Groff and Marissa Wolf on Fire in Dreamland by Victoria Myers

This summer, Rinne Groff’s latest play, Fire in Dreamland, directed by Marissa Wolf, is making its New York debut at The Public Theater. Set in the days immediately following Hurricane San…

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Bobby Steggert Shares Essay on Why He Left Acting Career by Stephanie Wild

Bobby Steggert has shared a personal essay on why he left his acting career to pursue a master's degree in social work. The piece, titled 'An Open Letter to the Artist,' was written for the …

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You and Me and Mummenshanz by Trav S.D.

Proof that Mummenschanz is a tabula rasa (and that I was highly caffeinated as I wrote this): the many cosmic attributes I projected onto the mime troupe in this Chelsea Now review, which I …

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Sandi Toksvig to create new production of Treasure Island for Leicester Haymarket by Matthew Hemley

Sandi Toksvig has teamed up with her sister Jenifer to create a new production of Treasure Island that will become the Haymarket

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Editor’s View: World Cup need not be own goal for Theatreland by Alistair Smith

This evening, we’ll know if the England football team has reached its first Fifa World Cup final in 52 years. But, whether

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Director Olivier Py: ‘It’s not Frenchy French at all – the Festival d’Avignon is a way to meet the world’ by Nick Awde

Now in its 72nd year, the Festival d’Avignon may be just over the water, but it has few British audiences and even

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Astley’s Astounding Adventures review at New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme – ‘triumphant and warm-hearted’ by Anna Winter

Tumblers, clowns and horseback tricks in a 42-foot diameter performance ring – these are the components of modern circus established 250 years

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Careers Clinic: How do I start my career on the right path? by John Byrne

It seems like only yesterday I was nervously shuffling in for my drama school audition. Two years later I am preparing for

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‘This big crowd-pleaser of a musical doesn’t put a foot wrong’: ME AND MY GIRL – Chichester ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Actor Ryan Pidgen will remember this night. It was the moment when he went out on stage an understudy and came back a star after single-handedly saving a show and the neck of its worried dir…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Joshua McTaggart steps down as artistic director of The Bunker Theatre in September 2018 by Press Releases

Joshua McTaggart will step down as artistic director of The Bunker Theatre in September 2018. David Ralf will continue to lead the London off West End theatre in his new role as executive di…

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REVIEW: Falsettos, BroadwayHD ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon enjoys hit Broadway musical Falsettos thanks to BroadwayHD This post REVIEW: Falsettos, BroadwayHD ✭✭✭✭ first appeared on British Theatre. Hurrah!

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Warrington in line for first theatre in 27 years by Matthew Hemley

Plans for Warrington’s first theatre in 27 years have been backed by the town’s local council. A commission was set up earlier

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Eleanor Lang appointed executive director of Theatre Royal Stratford East by Matthew Hemley

Cheek by Jowl’s Eleanor Lang has been appointed executive director of Theatre Royal Stratford East. She joins on October 1 from Cheek

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The Bunker’s artistic director Joshua McTaggart to step down by Georgia Snow

Joshua McTaggart is to step down as artistic director of off-West End venue the Bunker, to take up leadership of the Chelsea

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In photos: First look at As You Like It by Carly-Ann Clements

These dry, balmy evenings are best spent in a park where you can soak up those long nights and precious sun rays. So if you can combine a bit of theatre with a trip to one of London's finest…

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Winter Gardens Blackpool to Bring Life Back to the Pavilion Theatre by BroadwayWorld

As the Winter Gardens Blackpool today celebrates its 140th anniversary, plans have been unveiled revealing a partnership between global producers Selladoor Worldwide and operators Blackpool …

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Joshua McTaggart to Step Down as Artistic Director of The Bunker Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Joshua McTaggart will step down as Artistic Director of The Bunker Theatre in September. David Ralf will continue to lead the London off West End theatre in his new role as Executive Directo…

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West End's KING LEAR Announces ?5 Tickets For 16-25 Year Olds by BroadwayWorld

5 tickets to King Lear will be made available as part of Chichester Festival Theatre's Prologue scheme for 16-25 year olds.

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First Night Takeover: It Happened in Key West at Charing Cross Theatre

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree at the world premiere of wacky American musical It Happened in Key West at London's Charing Cross Theatre. How much love is there f…

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‘Fun, disturbing & unique piece’: FAT JEWELS – Hope Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

A really fun, disturbing and unique piece blessed with performers who can carry the material off.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Moulin Rouge!” Began Performances Last Night and it Looks Amazing! Also, Protesters Get “American Idiot” to Top of Charts for Trump Visit! “Today on Broadway&…

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Brief 7/11: MARY POPPINS RETURNS Sets Early Release Date, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Mary Poppins Returns, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt, will be released earlier than planned, and more

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#HamiltonHumpDay: WATCH @Lin_Manuel does the "Wheel of Freestyle" on @FallonTonight

It's #HamiltonHumpDay so it's time for your weekly slice of HAMILTON joy to get you through to the weekend. This week, we're going back to a legendary moment when composer (and original Hami…

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Trendy food and faddish diets

Plus: Cornelia Parker on making art out of cliché

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Historic Pavilion Theatre saved in partnership that will see it revived as an immersive theatre venue by Matthew Hemley

Blackpool’s endangered Pavilion Theatre is to be restored as a performance venue, in a move that will see it removed from a

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‘Exceeds all expectations’: FUN HOME – Young Vic by Not Exactly Billington

Fun Home exceeds all expectations. It’s one of those productions where everything – book, music, performance, design – comes together in perfect harmony and by the final notes you know…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Ramin Gray leaves Actors Touring Company following misconduct investigation by Georgia Snow

Ramin Gray has stepped down as artistic director of Actors Touring Company with immediate effect. Gray’s departure comes two weeks after he

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Disability in drama schools – study reveals extent of under-representation by Giverny Masso

Exclusive research conducted by The Stage has revealed the extent of under-representation of disabled students at the UK’s leading drama schools. Last

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On the Couch with Genevieve Mooy by Arts Review

Who is Genevieve Mooy? She is the first of seven who was raised in a little country town in the north east of NSW called Tamworth, she doesn’t sing country and western but she could if ask…

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Watford Palace Theatre Announces its Autumn-Season Specials by Blouin Artinfo

Theater-goers can look forward to a mix of comedy and drama and all-women production this autumn at Watford Palace Theatre.Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, recent…

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“Soldier Songs” at the Ford Theaters, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

“Soldier Songs” will be on stage at Ford Theaters, Los Angeles. “Soldier Songs” — a groundbreaking multimedia piece — asks tough questions and tells tough stories through it…

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Jackie Ryan: We’ll Show the World by Arts Review

How did one long and expensive party change a city forever? World Expo 88 was the largest, longest, and loudest of Australia’s bicentennial events. A shiny 1980s amalgam of cultural precin…

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Cyprus Avenue ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 11, 2018:  Though it takes place in Northern Ireland, Cyprus Avenue, the shockingly dark comedy now at the Public Theater after acclaimed runs in Dublin and London, …

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Ticketing Glitch Leads to Bargain on Broadway by Marc Hershberg

Broadway producers and Telecharge scrambled to get their act together after a snafu allowed theatergoers to snatch up deeply discounted tickets to 'Gettin’ the Band Back Together.'

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 3am (Broadway Time)

“The Magic Flute” at ENO, London by Blouin Artinfo

“The Magic Flute” will be on stage at ENO, London. “Magical instruments. Serpents and sorcerers. Trials of character and courage. When you begin an enchanted journey to find love …

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Melbourne International Film Festival reveals 2018 program by Arts Review

Celebrating its 67th year, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has revealed its 2018 program. Featuring 254 feature films, 120 shorts and 19 virtual reality experiences, t…

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It Happened in Key West review at Charing Cross Theatre, London – ‘strange, sardonic, discomfiting’ by Tim Bano

Musicals theatre is no strangers to strange subjects – but this is something else. Back in the 1930s a German eccentric living

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Competition: Win tickets to see Silk Road at Trafalgar Studios, London by The Stage

Meet Bruce Blakemore, a struggling young Geordie tech-head and the unlikeliest international criminal mastermind. Soon Bruce and his Nan will find themselves

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Bins, bogs and beer: why running a theatre is about more than art by Lyn Gardner

Taking over a theatre building for the first time can come as a shock for artistic directors and they soon learn that

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

West Side Story is Opera Australia’s Sydney harbour production, 2019 by Erin James

Following successful seasons of La Boheme, Madama Butterfly, Carmen and La Traviata, Opera Australia will bring a little music theatre to Sydney Harbour with West Side Story confirmed as Han…

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Chris Weitz’s “Operation Finale” set to be screened at Cobble Hill Cinemas, New York by Blouinartinfo

If the first trailer of Chris Weitz’s “Operation Finale” is anything to go by, the American historical-drama looks to be a pretty fascinating and thrilling tale. Based on a true story,…

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The Film Society of Lincoln Center to showcase works of female cinematographers by Blouinartinfo

The Film Society of Lincoln Center brings “The Female Gaze” spotlighting the amazing work of accomplished international female cinematographers. The film festival that begins from July 2…

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New harassment guidelines: Consent must be at the heart of university drama teaching by The Stage

In light of recent revelations of sexual harassment in the industry, a working party for the Standing Conference of University Drama Departments

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Mark Shenton: After harassment, is bullying theatre’s next big challenge? by Mark Shenton

Theatre has begun to confront its long-time problems around sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour in the workplace. This has led to the

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Guidelines produced to prevent sexual harassment in university drama departments by Matthew Hemley

Guidelines aimed at preventing sexual harassment in university drama and theatre departments have been drawn up in response to a spate of

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Prime Day Deal Reveal: Chicago

It's a new era for the West End revival of Chicago following the departure of Oscar Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn and Chicago veteran Ruthie Henshall as Mama Morton…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

LaBute New Theater Festival I • St. Louis Actors' Studio by Andrea

The LaBute New Theater Festival is back for its sixth year at St. Louis Actors' Studio. The finalists are culled from about 300 entries, and six new short plays have been chosen, along with …

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Ar'mon & Trey Talk Dream Collabs With Chris Brown & Beyoncé by Young Hollywood

Ar'mon & Trey Talk Dream Collabs With Chris Brown & BeyoncéYoung Hollywood heads to Forever 21 where R&B duo Ar'mon And Trey are holding a fan meet-and-greet to celebrate their single "Fore…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Who Will Play You In The Opera? by Joe Patti

I frequently write about how people often don’t feel arts and cultural events are for them is because they aren’t seeing themselves and their stories portrayed. So it was with so…

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“Party Time / Celebration” at Harold Pinter Theater, London by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the ongoing Pinter at The Pinter season of plays, comes yet another production with a story and theme that is quintessentially Pinteresque.The highly relevant “Party Time” is …

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes Music On An All-New Episode of NINA'S WORLD by Stage Tube

Song Week is every day this week at 43c on Nina's World Be sure to catchLin-Manuel Miranda on an special on Friday, July 13th Check out a sneak peek of animated Lin below on the brand-new ep…

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Michael Friedman and The Civilians’ Gone Missing Returns to the New York Stage at Encores! Off-Center by Ryan McPhee

The two-night engagement is presented in honor of the late composer and former Off-Center artistic director.

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Turn Off the News, Tune In to a Socially Conscious Arts Festival - Why all the shows in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity benefit various cause

Why all the shows in the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity are raising funds for various charities---"This is the most important moment for art that we've had in the last 50 years," says …

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5 Reasons Not to Miss the New York Musical Festival 2018 by Ruthie Fierberg

The 15th anniversary of NYMF kicked off July 9.

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Which ‘Dolly’ Are You? by Logan Culwell-Block

Of all the women who have played Hello, Dolly!’s leading lady, are you Carol Channing or Bette Midler, Donna Murphy or Barbra Streisand or Bernadette Peters?

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A Postcard from Alice Farley on the One-Night Only "If there were a moon" at Madison Square Park by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Postcard from Alice Farley on the One-Night Only If there were a moon at Madison Square Park, "What is the secret life of a park? What shadows are there? What creatures are at the edges…

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A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: I is for Celia Ipiotis and Jordan Isadore by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: I is for Celia Ipiotis and Jordan Isadore, "Three events were transformative: Watching Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, reading Anna Karenina, and s…

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