Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Actually, We’re F**ked Review: A Pretend Issue Play by Roseanne, Cosby Show Creator/Writer by New York Theater

Playwright Matt Williams, who is credited with creating, producing and/or writing such once-popular TV series as Home Improvement, The Cosby Show, and Roseanne (tells us in the program that …

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Surely Goodness and Mercy by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Chisa Hutchinson’s "Surely Goodness and Mercy" has its heart in the right place but as produced by Keen Company at the Clurman Theatre it is not a play at all but an after school movie scr…

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Girls of the Sun by Arts Review

Conflict transcends both plot and narrative in 2018’s French-War film Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil) with righteous themes told in such an accost manner that it detracts from the …

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Opera At Jimbour returns for 2019 by Gabi Bergman

In celebration of Queensland Music Festival’s 20th anniversary, 2019 brings a new Gala program of opera to the Western Downs Since 2003, Opera at Jimbour has been a wonderful partnership b…

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'Aladdin' Advertisement Sparks Controversy by Marc Hershberg

Consumer protection advocates fear that the folks featured in a new Aladdin commercial might not be friends like me.

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Katy Perry Says She’s ‘Open’ to Collaborating With Taylor Swift by Atingley4

No “Bad Blood” after all? A Taylor Swift and Katy Perry collaboration may be in the works. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, Perry said she …

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: ‘Musical Murder Mystery Mania!’ at Other Voices Theatre by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

It’s an excellent night of fun and fun-ding! It’s the premier Other Voices Theatre fundraiser Musical Murder Mystery Mania! The evening begins at 7:30pm with hors d’oeuvres and des…

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"Kiss Me, Kate" Roundabout Theatre Company Studio 54 (through June 2, 2019) by Simon Saltzman

          Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase  (photo credit: Joan Marcus)Another opening, another revival of “Kiss Me, Kate” or perhaps re- titled “Kick Me, Kate,” as this is what…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, March 15, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Review “Kiss Me, Kate!” on Broadway, Betty Buckley Calls Out Cell Phone User, “This Week on Broadway” 10th Anniversary [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway” is a …

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On Broadway, I just saw my first ‘Kiss Me, Kate.’ It was worth the wait. by Peter Marks

Kelli O’Hara is luminous in this Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Cole Porter’s musical.

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'Kiss Me Kate' on Broadway goes for the feelings, and Kelli O'Hara is a pleasure as Kate by Chris Jones

Scott Ellis, whose body of work reveals him to be a softie, knows better than any other Broadway director how to key into the inner emotional lives of theater people. And he’s also keenly …

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Petula Clark and Joseph Millson Join The Cast of MARY POPPINS West End by BroadwayWorld

Tickets for Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Mary Poppins are now on saleThe musical, based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the original film, returns to its original We…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Why Petula Clark's popping back to the West End at the age of 86

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Petula Clark, a singing sensation for eight decades, is heading uptown to perform eight times a week in Mary Poppins.

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Critic’s Pick: Review: A Fair Fight Makes ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ Lovable Again by Jesse Green

With a few changes of emphasis and one major lyric rewrite, the 1948 musical comedy comes through detox as a bawdy, heady pleasure.

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Ralph Fiennes wins access to the hallowed Rembrandt room

BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Ralph Fiennes pulled off a stunning cultural feat by winning access to the hallowed Rembrandt Room at the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.

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Review Roundup: Were Critics So In Love With KISS ME, KATE On Broadway? by Review Roundups

Roundabout Theatre Companypresents the new Broadway production of the musical comedyKiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winnerKelli O'Hara, opening tonight

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Spring arts guide: Popular fairs, new exhibitions highlight season of visual arts by Jane Henderson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Art will be for sale and for viewing (and listening) this spring at museums and fairs. Artists range from the well-known British sculptor Rachel Whiteread to anonymous amateur photographers,…

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KISS ME KATE! - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Misogyny, thou art hereby banished from Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate!, opening tonight in a snappy, scintillating, and decidedly woke new production at Studio 54 and featuring an altogether s…

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Broadway Review: ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ by Gordon Cox

No, Kate doesn’t get spanked. And for those wondering how the dicey ending of “Kiss Me, Kate” — that musical mashup of “The Taming of the Shrew” and backstage battling exes — w…

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Raunchy, gutsy ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ showcases glorious Kelli O’Hara by Joe Dziemianowicz

Whether she’s hitting high notes or swatting her male co-star, Kelli O’Hara — funny and fierce — is reason enough to see “Kiss Me, Kate.” This 70-year-old hodgepodge of showbiz s…

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‘Kiss Me, Kate’ Broadway Review: Will Chase, Kelli O’Hara Stay True To Cole Porter’s Fashion – In Their Way by Greg Evans

Like last season’s Lincoln Center production of My Fair Lady, the Roundabout Theatre Company’s current Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Scott Ellis and opening tonight at S…

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Review: ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ from Roundabout Theatre has more showmanship than chemistry by Charles McNulty

Kelli O'Hara stars in a Broadway revival at Studio 54 that's long on impressive theatrics but short on human connection.

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Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O’Hara – review at Studio 54, New York – ‘the leads sparkle’ by Nicole Serratore

Scott Ellis’ revival of the Cole Porter musical unites the effervescent Kelli O’Hara with the rakish Will Chase for a production that

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Review: Kelli O’Hara soars in a revised ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ by Charles Isherwood

Spring was tardy this year, so if you are still suffering from seasonal affective disorder, you might try some therapeutic theater courtesy of the radiant revival of “Kiss Me, Kate,” whi…

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Review: ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ from Roundabout Theatre has more showmanship than chemistry by Charles McNulty

The new Roundabout Theatre Company production of “Kiss Me, Kate” at Studio 54 has nearly everything that’s needed for a top-drawer revival of this Cole Porter classic. First and foremo…

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Lamb's Players Theatre's 'Chaps!' brings the Wild West to the London airwaves by James Hebert

British humor meets twangy country tunes in “Chaps!,” a musical comedy about a bunch of BBC types who find themselves posing as singing cowboys for a 1944 radio broadcast.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Captain Kidd by Arts Review

Who is Captain Kidd? Captain Kidd is Australia’s leading burlesque brat child, King of Burlesque 2011, crowned in Las Vegas! A shit stirrer, a gender bender and a mover and shaker. And whe…

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Kiss Me, Kate: It’s All Right With Me by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ Even 71 years after its Broadway premiere, the backstage musical hasn’t lost its charm The post Kiss Me, Kate: It’s All Right With Me appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Kiss Me, Kate: True to Cole Porter (and Shakespeare) in Their Fashion by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Cole Porter and Kelli O'Hara make beautiful music together in a snappy revival The post Kiss Me, Kate: True to Cole Porter (and Shakespeare) in Their Fashion appeared first on N…

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Simmering ‘Til It’s “Too Darn Hot.” by Mo Brady

Kiss Me, Kate at Studio 54 by Mo Brady The company of Kiss Me, Kate (Photo by Joan Marcus) …

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Read Reviews for Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway by Playbill Staff

See what critics think of the Roundabout revival, starring Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase.

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Revamped ‘Beetlejuice’ still may not have the juice for Broadway by Michael Riedel

A Washington Post critic sprayed a can of Raid on the out-of-town tryout of “Beetlejuice” last fall. Peter Marks called the $20 million musical “overcaffeinated, overstuffed and virtua…

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Kiss #MeToo Kate: A Broadway Classic Gets Consent by David Cote

Director Scott Ellis navigates the antique attitudes of the original 'Kiss Me, Kate' material deftly, giving this classic musical an update that meshes with our age.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

The Angles of Life by Leah Richards

The Angles of Life Leah Richards March 14, 2019 - 19:05 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Suzanne Vega digs when fans sing along to ‘Luka,’ ‘Tom’s Diner’ by Chuck Arnold

Suzanne Vega is a real New York artist through and through: The singer-songwriter grew up in East Harlem and the Upper West Side, broke out of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the ’80s,…

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All the World's Shakespeare's Stage! Breaking Down Musicals Based on Shakespeare by Julie Musbach

In honor of Kiss Me, Kate's opening on Broadway tonight, we're breaking down some of Broadway's biggest hits influenced by theatre's biggest playwright William Shakespeare The Bard's work is…

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Review: ‘Be More Chill’ at the Lyceum Theatre by Deb Miller

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Be More Chill has. Following its sold-out extended run at The Pershing Square Signature Center, the sensational high-school musical that d…

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Roger Wright West End Leading Man To Bring THE FEEL GOOD SHOW At The Other Palace Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Roger Wright the first man to play the role of the adult 'Simba' in the West End production 'The Lion King and ITV Superstar finalist will perform, 'The Feel Good Show' at 'The Other Palace'…

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The Show: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper and More Talk Tootsie's Broadway Transformation by

Tootsie's Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper and more discuss bringing the hit 1982 comedy to the stage.

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The World’s First Virtual Reality Theatre Service by Artsjournal

The platform, called LIVR, aims to make theatre “more accessible to all” by giving users a “fully immersive 360-degree experience” of live performance from their homes. Subscribers c…

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Books Need Readers To Be Books. But What About The Quality Of The Reader? by Artsjournal

To exist as a book, the pages with their letters and spaces need a reader. We may think of books as unchanging material objects, but they only, as it were, happen when read; they have no ab…

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Author Edwidge Danticat to Speak at TCG Conference in Miami by American Theatre Editors

The Miami-based author will open the org's national conference this June.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

PATH Performs! Auditions Scheduled March 27 & 28 for Local Entertainers

PATH is hosting auditions for singers, dancers, musicians, comedians and poets who are interested in using five PATH stations in Hudson County as stages to express their artistic talents. PA…

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Jason Danieley talks about running the NYC Half Marathon in honor of his late wife and Broadway favorite Marin Mazzie. Click here to donate to Team Marin's NYC Half Marathon Fundraiser. 

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 14- Happy Birthday, Billy Crystal! by Alexa Criscitiello

Crystal made his Broadway debut in 2004 with his autobiographical hit show, 700 Sundays. which earned him a 2005 Tony Award for Special Theatrical Event. After a smash record-breaking debut,…

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The 34th Annual Bistro Awards: A Pictorial by Maryann Lopinto by Maryann Lopinto

The 34th Annual Bistro Awards show was held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Gotham Comedy Club on West 22nd Street, NYC. The house was packed and the action swift as honorees accepted thei…

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An Attempt At An NPR For Conservatives? by Artsjournal

The nightly two-hour show, which is carried on nearly 200 radio stations nationwide and boasts an estimated audience of 1.3 million, might not identify as ideological or political, at least…

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Theatre Jobs Around the World Available in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 3/14 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 3142019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Classical Concert Review: Boston Musica Viva plays Hoffer, Smith, and Greene by Jonathan Blumhofer

Richard Pittman led the core players of BMV in a confident, evocative reading of the music. The post Classical Concert Review: Boston Musica Viva plays Hoffer, Smith, and Greene appeared fi…

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Stephanie Ybarra Sets First Season at Baltimore Center Stage by American Theatre Editors

Her first season at the Baltimore theatre will include 'Miss You Like Hell,' 'Men on Boats,' and a play directed by Taye Diggs.

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MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Announces One Week Extension by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Companyannounces a one-week extension to the limited run of Fiasco Theater's new production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG through April 14, 2019.

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A Jewish Joke by Joel Benjamin

"A Jewish Joke" brings immediacy to not only the personal and professional effects of the Hollywood blacklist, but to the current onslaught of internet finger-pointing and fear-mongering tha…

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S.F. Theater Review: FIORELLO (42nd Street Moon) by Harvey Perr

MAYOR DREAMS COME TRUE SOME OTHER TIME The 42nd Street Moon production of Fiorello is just fine, if you allow for the looseness of staging, the clumsy choreography, and the overall sensation…

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Rep Stage Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes two premieres and contemporary classics.

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Three on the Aisle: To Squabble Over a ‘Mockingbird’ by American Theatre Editors

The critics are back with a discussion of the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' controversy and a look at a day (and night) in the life of a theatre critic.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Blood Knot at the Orange Tree by Nabilah Said

The world of the play 'spins off its axis and crashes into ours': Nabilah Said writes to her penpal about Matthew Xia's production of Athol Fugard's anti-apartheid play. The post Review: Bl…

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Betty Buckley Addresses Cell Phone Ringing During Monologue in HELLO, DOLLY! by BroadwayWorld

The SF Chronicle reports that at Saturday night's performance of HELLO, DOLLY in San Francisco, Betty Buckley called out an audience member who's phone went off during one of her extended mo…

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Hiddleston and Co in BETRAYAL? by Review Roundups

The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June. Let's see what the critics had to say.

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LCT3 to Premiere Grace McLean's IN THE GREEN This Summer by BroadwayWorld

This summer, Lincoln Center TheaterLCT3 will produce the world premiere of IN THE GREEN, a new musical by Grace McLean, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. McLean will also be featured in the prod…

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The invisible man of American art by Terry Teachout

In today’s online-only Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column, I talk about Lincoln Kirstein, who is the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Here’s an exce…

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A Sociologist Explores Explanations For Why Art By Men Gets Higher Prices Than Art By Women by Artsjournal

“Who and what defines art and quality, which institutions matter and how they are accessed, who knows whom, whether advantage is accumulated from a prejudiced past, and where conscious and…

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Odds & Ends: Daveed Diggs to Guest-Star on 5 Minutes from Home & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Daveed Diggs to Guest-Star on 5 Minutes from Home Daveed Diggs, Hamilton Tony winner and current star of White Noise, has been …

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BWW TV: Find Out What TOOTSIE Has in Store for Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Tootsie is getting ready to charm its way into the hearts of Broadway fans. We met up with the company to chat about their journey to the stage and what they have in store

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Jeremy Jordan and Seth Rudetsky Take on NYC’s Town Hall by Matthew Wexler

Stage and screen star Jeremy Jordan ("Supergirl," "Newsies") joined Seth Rudetsky for an evening of stories and song at New York City's legendary Town Hall. The post Jeremy Jordan and Seth R…

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#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and …

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11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Set for May 6 by Adam Hetrick

Students from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Seattle will converge on New York City to perform the late playwright’s work.

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VIDEO: Nikko Benson, Andre Catrini, Jess Newman Discuss Australian Discovery Orchestra's '16 Stories' Contest by Stage Tube

The Australian Discovery Orchestra, the world's first solely digital streaming orchestra, is proud to announce '16 STORIES' - a worldwide online vocal competition. Three of the writers invol…

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Off-Broadway Revival of Merrily We Roll Along Extends Run by Andrew Gans

Fiasco Theater brings its signature style to an all-new production of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical.

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How Director Sammi Cannold Put Her Actors in a 4,100-Gallon Aquarium Onstage for Endlings by Ruthie Fierberg

A conversation with the 24-year-old director making waves with the new play by Celine Song.

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Fiasco's Merrily We Roll Along Adds One Week to Off-Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Fiasco Theater's acclaimed reimagining of Merrily We Roll Along has received an extension at Roundabout Theatre Company's Laura Pels Theatre. Originally announced to run through April 7, th…

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Simon Munnery: Who owns a joke? Not me, you or James Joyce by Simon Munnery

On his way to Sean Hughes’s funeral, the standup thought of a new joke – but who’s to say it belongs to him? ‘Went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath.” That’s my new j…

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A Stolen (And Damaged) deKooning Will Be Shown Before Heading To The Getty For Repair by Artsjournal

The challenge is bringing the 1955 canvas — an example from de Kooning’s celebrated but also contested “Woman” series, known for their grotesque, even savage renderings of the female…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The hit comedy ‘Admissions’ has been laughing at college cheaters for months by Nelson Pressley

The news catches up to a play that questions privilege.

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In the Green, From The Great Comet and Alice By Heart's Grace McLean, to Play Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Lee Sunday Evans will direct the LCT3 world premiere.

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Opening Up! Get a First Look at Shoshana Bean as Jenna in Waitress by Caitlin Moynihan

Shoshana Bean is about to find out what baking can do! The Broadway favorite will step into the role of Jenna in Waitress beginning on March 18. She'll replace Stephanie Torns, who will play…

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Grace McLean's New Musical In the Green to Make World Premiere with LCT3 by Andy Lefkowitz

Grace McLean, standout star of The Great Comet, will make her theatrical writing debut this summer with the new musical In the Green, making its world premiere with Lincoln Center Theater's …

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Shades of gray cloud an increasingly dated ‘A Bronx Tale’ by Alex Huntsberger - For The Sun-Times

Just like its Italian-American hero, “A Bronx Tale” the musical moves between worlds and worldviews.

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Spring arts guide: From classics to new shows, lots of variety in theater and dance by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Classic dramas by Sam Shepard and Tennessee Williams, the musical that gave us “My Favorite Things,” a ballet about the love life of a lifelike doll and a play that’s upfront about goi…

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Is Disappearing Or De-Platforming People Or Work Defensible In Free Speech Terms? by Artsjournal

No-platforming is when a person is prevented from contributing to a public debate, either through policy or protest, on the grounds that their beliefs are dangerous or unacceptable. Open-spe…

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BWW Contest: Can You Guess Paper Mill Playhouse's Upcoming Season? Win Tickets! by BroadwayWorld

Each year Paper Mill Playhouse distributes five images that tease the titles of productions for the upcoming season. Can you guess the upcoming season based on the clue photo

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Broadway’s ‘Legally Blonde’ dog, Chico, dies at 14 by Barbara Hoffman

Chico the Chihuahua, the perky, 7-pound star of Broadway’s 2007 “Legally Blonde — The Musical,” said his final bowwow on Monday. As Bruiser, Chico spent more than a decade in touring…

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The Illusionists comes to Shaftesbury Theatre London in July 2019 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Illusionisists- Direct from Broadway is to play a strictly limited season at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 6 July 2019. This post The Illusionists comes to Shaftes…

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West End Review: Tom Hiddleston in ‘Betrayal’ by Gordon Cox

It takes three to tango, and Jamie Lloyd’s “Betrayal” completely grasps that. Having made it his mission to modernize the way we stage Harold Pinter’s plays, his chic, stripped-down …

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Why Have A Bunch Of Realistic-Looking Statues Turned Up In An Empty West Philly Lot? by Artsjournal1

“There is no indication at the site what the figures are or where they might go. There is no indication that a museum is in the offing. Just painted bronze figures in suits and beachwear s…

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Where Are They Now?: The Original Broadway Cast of Sweet Smell of Success by Genesis Johnson

Looking back on the musical that earned John Lithgow a Tony Award 17 years after opening night.

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VIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Sing 'Temporary Love' on ELLEN by TV News Desk

On today's episode of Ellen, Ben Platt was a guest on the show During the interview Platt explained why Ellen has been a huge inspiration regarding his sexuality, in relation to creating art…

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Frights, laughs and an urban legend as SDSU and Moxie Theatre team on Lauren Yee's 'Hookman' by James Hebert

Who doesn’t love an “existential slasher comedy” as told through a feminist lens? The SDSU School of Theatre, Television, and Film is teaming with Moxie Theatre to stage this twist on …

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Interview with “A BRONX TALE’S” ROBERT PIERANUNZI by Michael J. Roberts

Actor & Elmhurst native, ROBERT PIERANUNZI, discusses the national tour of A BRONX TALE: THE [...] The post Interview with “A BRONX TALE’S” ROBERT PIERANUNZI appeared first on Show…

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Microtonality, Anyone? by Artsjournal1

Philipp Gerschlauer, David Fiuczunski: MikroJazz! (Rare Noise Records)This exploratory venture is subtitled, “Neue Expressionistiche Music,” and the music is, indeed, expressionistic. Ea…

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Watch The Cher Show’s Jarrod Spector and Micaela Diamond Perform ‘I Got You Babe’ on Today by Adam Hetrick

The stars of the Broadway musical performed the 1965 Sonny and Cher classic on March 14.

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Atlanta Ballet will perform at the Kennedy Center and in Czech Republic next season by Arts Atl Staff

When Gennadi Nedvigin became artistic director of Atlanta Ballet in 2016, he aimed to increase company visibility by presenting Atlanta Ballet in distinguished national and international ven…

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Has Literary Criticism Become Too “Nice.” Too Apolitical? by Artsjournal

“Criticism” in The New York Times Book Review tends to look “positive,” by academic standards, not because it always says the book is good but because it offers market advice as to w…

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Lonny Price Will Direct Canadian Prom Musical THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has learned that Lonny Price will direct a production of the musical THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary as part of their 20192020 season. The musical features a book by Kent …

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Billions’ Maggie Siff and More Tapped for Signature's Revival of Curse of the Starving Class by Olivia Clement

The Sam Shepard play will be revived Off-Broadway this spring, directed by Tony nominee Terry Kinney.

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Kate Baldwin, Laura Osnes, Betsy Wolfe, and More to Celebrate Judy Garland at Symphony Space by Adam Hetrick

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the entertainment icon’s passing.

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Rebecca Luker and George Dvorsky Set for Got Rhythm: The Gershwin Brothers at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

The March 24 concert will feature such Gershwin standards as “Fascinatin' Rhythm,” “Embraceable You,” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.”

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Guess Paper Mill's Upcoming Season! by BroadwayWorld

Each year Paper Mill Playhouse distributes five images that tease the titles of productions for the upcoming season. We've got the latest, can you guess what they've got in store

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Maggie Siff & More Set for Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class at Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming off-Broadway revival of Curse of the Starving Class by the late Pulitzer-winning playwright Sam Shepard. Tony nominee Terry Kinney will direct the previo…

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Arena Stage Voices of Now Artists Return from Trip to Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina by News Desk

(Washington, D.C.) Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb, Croatia and the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, sent fou…

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat Extra: Hartford Stage Partial Season Announcement by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat Extra: Hartford Stage announces three of its subscription offerings for next season, plus the return of "A Christmas Carol".

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Renaissance Theaterworks Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes a female-championing play festival, new comedies, and contemporary dramas.

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Sh*t-faced Shakespeare return with The Taming Of The Shrew by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Magnificent Bastard Productions return to the Leicester Square Theatre with Sh*t-faced Shakespeare : The Taming Of The Shrew this April. This post Sh*t-faced Shakespeare retu…

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Here’s The First Winner Of A New Prize For Offstage Work In The Arts by Artsjournal1

“After spending years behind the scenes as an artistic and executive director of various arts organizations, Kristy Edmunds will take center stage on March 25 in Chicago to receive the ina…

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The Latest List Of Google Analytics Must Have Settings And Configurations by Drew McManus

I’m attending #19NTC (the Nonprofit Technology Conference) in Portland, OR this week and in addition to a presenting a session on creating data driven culture along with fellow ArtsHacker,…

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‘I want it to be a rewarding night out’: Kieran Hurley brings his play Mouthpiece to the Soho Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to writer Kieran Hurley about Mouthpiece, playing at the Soho Theatre from 2 April 2019.

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Weekend Picks, March 14-17: Leslie Odom Jr. with Pacific Symphony, Batsheva Dance Company at Royce Hall and more by Matt Cooper

Leslie Odom Jr. is belting out show tunes with Pacific Symphony, Ohad Naharin’s Batsheva Dance Company comes to UCLA, and Los Angeles Master Chorale performs two distinctly different requi…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Rep Stage Announces 2019-2020 Season Productions by News Desk

Rep Stage has announced its 2019-2020 Season: Souvenir By Stephen Temperley Directed by Joseph W. Ritsch September 5-22, 2019 E2 By Bob Bartlett WORLD PREMIERE Directed by Joseph W. Ritsch O…

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VIDEO: Hear Andrew Barth Feldman Sing 'For Forever' and 'Waving Through a Window' by TV News Desk

Last night, NBC's Joe Fryer sat down to interview Andrew Barth Feldman, the new star of Broadway's hit musical Dear Evan Hansen. At 16-years-old, Feldman is the show's youngest star. Feldman…

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Chris McCarrell Takes on Seven Questions About The Lightning Thief, His 12-Year-Old Self, Photography, & His Pop Culture Obsession

Chris McCarrell to talk about how his performance as Percy in The Lightning Thief has evolved, his passion for photography, and who he was at 12 years old.

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Baltimore Center Stage Announces 2019-2020 Season by News Desk

Baltimore Center Stage today announce its upcoming season of mainstage plays to mark the debut programming under Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra: Miss You Like Hell Book and lyrics by Qui…

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Photo: Get A First Look At Shoshana Bean as Jenna in WAITRESS by BroadwayWorld

Shoshana Bean has shared a first look at her in costume as Jenna inWaitress She begins performances on March 18 and will be in the show through May 12, 2019. Check out the photo below

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Backstage at To Kill a Mockingbird with Gideon Glick, Episode 2: Liberated People by

To Kill a Mockingbird's Gideon Glick sits down with co-star Gbenga Akinnagbe to talk about Liberated People and more.

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Safeword, From the Creators of Afterglow, to Debut Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

S. Asher Gelman's newest work is an exploration of power dynamics through BDSM and food.

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Ben Platt Performs New Single 'Temporary Love' on Ellen & Talks Expressing His Sexuality with Original Music by Eric King

Ben Platt appeared on Ellen on March 14 to perform the new single "Temporary Love" from his upcoming album, and to thank host Ellen Degeneres for inspiring him to express his sexuality thro…

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VIDEO: Susan Stroman, Lynn Ahrens and More Talk MARIE at the 5th Avenue Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Ragtime, Once On This Islan…

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BWW TV: Sara Mearns, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James & More Say 'I Do' in Rehearsals for Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL by Tv - Press Previews

Next up at New York City Center is IMarried an Angel, the second Encores production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. In addition to Sara Mearnsas the Angel of the title, the produ…

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How Did Street Art Get Corporatized? by Artsjournal

As more corporations and real estate developers across the country turn to murals to hawk their products, controversy follows. In New York City, for instance, Target had to apologize for a m…

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“Matilda” – A 5-Star Homecoming For Lewis Wilkenfeld by Cary Ginell

Next week, former Cabrillo Music Theater artistic director Lewis Wilkenfeld returns to Thousand Oaks to direct Matilda, the story about a precocious English girl who uses books and literacy…

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Madrid is a Female Name: Cervantes Theatre’s monologue cycle continues with Gloria, inspired by Spanish poet by Featured Content

Throughout March, the Cervantes Theatre, London's home of Spanish drama, is celebrating Madrid with Madrid is a Female Name, its mini-season of monologues imported from the Spanish capital. …

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Hear me talking to you (cont’d) by Terry Teachout

Titus Techera, who hosts a podcast for the American Cinema Foundation on which he and his guests discuss important films of the past and present, invited me back earlier this week for the la…

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REVIEW: Kiss Me Quickstep, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Amanda Whittington's play Kiss Me Quickstep now playing at the New Wolsey Theatre. This post REVIEW: Kiss Me Quickstep, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭ fi…

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Dear Evan Hansen Teen Andrew Barth Feldman Talks Playing 1 of Broadway's Most Demanding Teen Roles by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the newly minted Broadway star reveal how he got cast, his onstage experience in the musical, and more on NBC Nightly News.

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Tulsa Symphony’s New Executive Director: Keith Elder Of Aspen Festival by Artsjournal1

“Keith C. Elder, whose career as a performing arts administrator has included stints with such prestigious organizations as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Eastman School of Music, h…

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez NEWS Pasadena Playhouse announces that Oscar-nominated writer/actress Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) will reprise her New York Public Theater starring rol…

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‘Becoming bigger & better’: WEST END LIVE LOUNGE – The Other Palace by Olivia Mitchell

This is the second Woman themed West End Live Lounge, but this time, the team have graduated from The Other Palace Studio to the main space as they become bigger and better.

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Howard Community College's Rep Stage announces its upcoming season by Jess Nocera

Howard Community College’s Rep Stage announced its 2019-2020 season Thursday afternoon with four productions, including world and regional premieres. The season kicks off with “Souvenir…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Theater Review: A BRONX TALE (North American Tour) by Lawrence Bommer

A BRONX CHEER Unpretentious and unpreaching in its streetwise survival lore, the gangster fable A Bronx Tale is, as the name implies, just one of many small sagas from the lesser borough. D…

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Happy Pi(e) Day! 5 Favorite “It Only Takes a Taste” Performances from Waitress

A delicious little Waitress duet for pi(e) day.

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Ben Fankhauser, Bradley Gibson, Natalie Weiss Will Sing Work of Joey Contreras by Andrew Gans

The March 18 concert at The Green Room 42 will feature tunes from Contreras’ three recordings.

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Laura Benanti and Christine Ebersole to Play Caramoor by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award winners will appear at the famed venue in the coming months.

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NEWS: Emma Fielding & Katy Stephens play 41 characters in Mary’s Babies premiere by Featured Content

Emma Fielding and Katy Stephens star in the world premiere of Maud Dromgoole's Mary's Babies, playing dozens of character who may all - unknowingly - be related. The premiere production, dir…

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Why Would Someone Pay Millions For A Copy Of The Mona Lisa? by Artsjournal

In Sotheby’s recent New York Old Master sale, a copy of the Mona Lisa soared past its estimate of $80,000-$100,000 to sell for $1.69m. It seems extraordinary that someone would pay so much…

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'Pride & Joy — The Marvin Gaye Musical' is coming to the Chicago Theatre by Doug George

“Pride & Joy — The Marvin Gaye Musical” is coming to the Chicago Theatre in June for nearly a week’s worth of performances. “Pride & Joy” is described as a jukebox musica…

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Spring arts guide: Put a spring in your step at these family-friendly St. Louis events by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Springtime for your family might as well start this weekend, with several St. Patrick’s Day parades to choose from (see our story on Page 14). After that, you can fill your calendar as you…

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Off-Broadway’s We Are the Tigers to Release Cast Recording by Ryan McPhee

The show, about a not-quite-cheery cheer squad, runs through April 1 at Theater 80.

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Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper and the Cast of Tootsie Prepare for Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

She's (almost) ready for her close-up! Tootsie, starring Tony nominee Santino Fontana and Lilli Cooper, is gearing up for their first Broadway performance at the Marquis Theater on March 29.…

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Daveed Diggs to be a Guest on Season Two of Stephen Curry's 5 MINUTES FROM HOME by TV News Desk

Daveed Diggs is set to be a guest on the second season of Stephen Curry's Youtube series 5 Minutes From Home, according to Deadline. Other guests include Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, Oly…

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Deborah Warner's BILLY BUDD Arrives At The Royal Opera House by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Opera presents a new production of Britten's Billy Budd, nearly 70 years after its Covent Garden premiere in 1951, and almost two decades since the Company's last performances of t…

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Chicho’s gay-immigrant tale has a lot — almost too much — to offer by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Venezuelan-Canadian Augusto Bitter’s show at Passe Muraille marks him as a talent to be watched.

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“Dennis the Menace” on Page and Screen by Trav S.D.

If you’ve had the grave misfortune to be named Dennis any time after March 1951, you’ve had ample reason to curse Hank Ketcham (1920-2001). I’ve never known anyone named Dennis who was…

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From Cattle Call to Company Contract, Here’s What It Takes to Join BalletX by Artsjournal1

“‘I’m going to walk through; it’s going to be so awkward,’ says BalletX artistic and executive director Christine Cox, addressing 119 auditionees and acknowledging the ever-intimid…

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Andrew Rannells and Stephen Colbert Share a Patti LuPone Connection by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee and late night host describe what makes LuPone a living legend.

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Stripping Down Oklahoma! With a Brand New Sound for the Broadway Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

Orchestrator Daniel Kluger reveals how he makes the score sing with the magic of Rodgers and Hammerstein—with only seven musicians.

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Spring Preview: The King Lear Daughters on Keeping Up With a Beast by Eric King

The leader of a nation has three adult children who are embroiled in various crimes. People who are close to the leader end up betraying him, and he quickly becomes paranoid and insane. This…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Cher Show Stars Micaela Diamond & Jarrod Spector Team Up for 'I Got You Babe' on Today by Andy Lefkowitz

Viewers of NBC's Today were offered a special treat this morning with a performance from the new Broadway sensation The Cher Show. Micaela Diamond, one of three actresses playing Cher, was j…

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Campaign group PIPA plans expansion into opera and dance as it hires new chair by Matthew Hemley

Campaign group Parents and Carers in Performing Arts has signalled its intent to expand into opera, music and dance, as it appoints

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Absurd Person Singular review at Watford Palace Theatre – ‘an energetic staging’ by Dave Fargnoli

Regularly revived since its 1972 premiere, Alan Ayckbourn’s Absurd Person Singular is a slow-moving but sharply observed farce of social climbing and

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Geva Theatre Center Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The programming will include a world premiere play set in Rochester's Kodak Park.

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Musical drops plans for live rabbit following complaints from animal-welfare campaigners by Matthew Hemley

Edinburgh’s Lyceum has removed a live rabbit from its production of musical Local Hero after receiving complaints from animal welfare campaigners. The

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Brick Up 2: The Wrath of Ann Twacky review at Royal Court Liverpool – ‘a dated comedy sequel’ by Catherine Jones

While the real world is in meltdown over Brexit, this revival of Scouse comedy Brick Up 2 is more concerned with the

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Review: Really Real Teenz! at the Yard by Emily Davis

Not that innocent: Emily Davis reviews The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein's piece devised with young people, exploring 'the risky parameter between appropriate and explicit'. The post Review:…

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English National Ballet appoints first medical director to oversee dancers’ health by Georgia Snow

English National Ballet has appointed a medical director for the first time to head up its work on science and medicine for

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What to Expect From Broadway’s Re-Envisioned Kiss Me, Kate by Ruthie Fierberg

Stars Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, and more on the updates to the script, the choreography, and more.

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Lucy Horobin and Jack McBrayer Will Host The Next WAITRESS Cast Album Karaoke by BroadwayWorld

The hosts of the next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night have been announced today. 30 Rock star Jack McBrayer, who has made his West End debut as Ogie in the show, will host the post-…

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Last chance to see: 9 shows leaving in March by Eleni Cashell

It’s cold, it’s rainy, it’s officially March. Luckily we’ve found the perfect excuse to stay out of the horrible weather for a few hours, by going to the theatre! And there are some …

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Ben Fankhauser, Bradley Gibson, Natalie Weiss and Zach Adkins Join Joey Contreras' Album Celebration at The Green Room 42 by BroadwayWorld

Ben Fankhauser Newsies, Bradley Gibson The Lion King, Natalie Weiss Everyday Rapture and Zach Adkins Anastasia will perform at a March 18 concert celebrating the new album, Joyride, by songw…

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Review:Surely Goodness and Mercy at by Deirdre Donovan

an uplifting exploration of defying the odds and having the guts to be generous.

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Review:If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhf*cka at by Elyse Sommer

Another play about teens with self-image issues, this one set in a fictional Nigerian Village.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast and Creatives of TOOTSIE, Led by Santino Fontana! by Walter McBride

Rehearsals are currently underway for Tootsie, which begins preview performances on Friday, March 29th and officially opens on Tuesday, April 23rd at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46th Street.

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Barrel Organ, Burnt Lemon and Poltergeist win Edinburgh Untapped Award 2019 by Georgia Snow

Theatre companies Barrel Organ, Burnt Lemon and Poltergeist have won this year’s Untapped Award, for which they win a full Edinburgh Fringe

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CEO Of Cartier: The Arts Define Who We Are by Artsjournal

“Whether it is photography, painting, sculpture, or design, the arts define who we are at Cartier. Some of our creations were directly linked to the aesthetics of the Mughal period in Indi…

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Watch Highlights From Be More Chill on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Following a New Jersey premiere and an Off-Broadway triumph, the Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz musical opened at the Lyceum Theatre March 10.

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Staatsoper Hamburg’s Nabucco is a howl against global injustice

Kirill Serebrennikov, directing from under house arrest in Moscow, takes a sledgehammer to Verdi’s opera

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HPFS Splash: Philadelphia Favorites by Raina Searles

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (HPFS) artists a…

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Post Malone at the O2 Arena, London — a thoroughly modern proposition

The American star occupies a new place in music, blurring boundaries between rap and rock

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London rapper Fredo swaggers over hard-hitting trap beats and sub-bass

The 23-year-old charted his rise from deprivation to designer brands on stage at London’s Kentish Town Forum

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Cast Complete for Leicester’s Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome’s Co-Production of The Color Purple by Andrew Gans

Tinuke Craig will direct the staging, starring Hadestown alum Seyi Omooba as Celie.

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Admissions — a tricky exploration of race and identity

At London’s Trafalgar Studio 1, Joshua Harmon’s play sets out to examine of the difficulties of liberalism

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Los Angeles Paley Center Opens Fun, Laughs, Good Times: An Inside Look Into the Fashion of Fosse/Verdon Exhibit by Adam Hetrick

The new exhibit showcases the work of costume designer Melissa Toth, who recreates iconic moments in showbiz history on the new FX series.

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Dear Evan Hansen's Andrew Barth Feldman Sings 'Waving Through a Window' & 'For Forever' in NBC Interview by

Andrew Barth Feldman is the talk of Broadway. The 16-year-old star who recently took over the title role in the Tony-winning hit Dear Evan Hansen has been stirring audiences with his moving …

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Tom Hiddleston gives a powerfully brittle performance in Betrayal at the Harold Pinter Theatre

The final production of London’s magnificent Pinter at the Pinter season digs deep into ideas of identity, need and certainty

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Young Jean Lee Named Recipient of Windham-Campbell Prize by Olivia Clement

Australian playwright Patricia Cornelius was the other winner in the drama category.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Teams Up For Time's Up With Her Aunt, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee

The Hollywood movement is now expanding into healthcare equity.

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Why Are There So Many Movies About Horny Dancers Going Insane And Killing Each Other? by Artsjournal1

Just in the past year, there’s been Red Sparrow, Suspiria, and Climax. “What is it about dancers that inspires filmmakers to depict them in various forms of total destruction? And, most …

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‘You can glimpse the seeds of a less ambitious but arguably better play’: CIRCA – Old Red Lion Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Return of Tom Ratcliffe’s play Circa about gay life in today’s Britain: but it’s better at generalisation than at being specific.

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How To Involve More Kids In Your High School Musical (No, not through a bigger cast.)

  It’s common knowledge that the plays and musicals that are produced most often in the high school markets are the ones with the biggest casts.  Why?  The educators want to involve as …

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Gets Completely Reimagined Off-Broadway in a Hilarious New Two-Person Production

You've never seen the classic Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde quite like this.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Wise Children ends national tour at Belgrade Theatre with Emma Rice taking to the stage by Featured Content

The national tour of Wise Children, the inaugural show by Emma Rice's company, also named Wise Children, will end its UK tour at the Belgrade Theatre. The stage adaptation of Angela Carter's…

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The Yiddish classic ‘The Jewish Queen Lear’ gets an English debut at Theater J by Celia Wren

A once-popular adaptation finds its way back to the stage.

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Cineworld profits boosted by strong US business as UK lags behind

Slate of blockbuster movies such as ‘Black Panther’ a boon to cinema group

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Staying Fit on Tour with The Lightning Thief - Part 2 by Mo Brady

by Sam Leicht Two and a half months in and tour is the bomb. Jumping from city to city is challenging and exciting and I kind of love it. New York culture makes you feel like you can never b…

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The Illusionists Announces a Talented Group of Magic Makers for West End Return by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is set for the upcoming West End staging of celebrated magic spectacular The Illusionists. The previously announced production, titled The Illusionists—Direct From Broadw…

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3 Playwrights Will Look to the Future in BAM’s America 2024 by Olivia Clement

New works by Jackie Sibblies Drury, Adam Rapp, and Celine Song imagine futures that range from the utopian to the dystopian, from the fantastical to the very real.

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The 25 Top-Earning Authors Of The Past Ten Years by Artsjournal1

The top name on the list pulled in $290 million more than the runner-up, who in turn grossed just over twice as much as number three. The takeaway? “Franchises make money, and so do adapta…

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Performing Gitanidad (Romaniness) On Stage by Miguel Ángel Vargas

By Miguel Ángel Vargas. Miguel Ángel Vargas unfolds the history of Gitano (Romani) theatre in Spain, from the eighteenth century to today.

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Read Reviews for London Revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, Starring Tom Hiddleston by Andrew Gans

Jamie Lloyd directs the production as part of Pinter at the Pinter.

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Sneak Peek at Andréa Burns as Judy Holliday in Smart Blonde by Roberto Araujo

The new play with music, directed by Peter Flynn, begins performances March 16 at 59E59 Theatres

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Check Out Highlights From the Chicago Premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat by Nathan Skethway

The Pulitzer Prize–winning play, directed by Ron OJ Parson, runs through April 14 at the Goodman Theatre.

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Downtown's St. Patrick's Day Parade turns 50 with founder still at the helm by Elena Quinones | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On Saturday, downtown St. Louis celebrates its 50th St. Patrick’s Day Parade. It will be a particularly special day for parade founder Joseph McGlynn, who has been planning the annual even…

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The Mother ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 14, 2019: French playwright Florian Zeller managed a rare feat in 2016. He made dementia a compelling topic for a Broadway play. After hit runs in Paris and Londo…

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A Humble Utopia: Liliana Dirks-Goodman’s Dinner Party 1960-2000s with chef Kristin Worrall at New York Live Arts, March 10th 2019 by Jennifer Cayer

Feminist philosopher Grosz asks: “How can we understand space differently, in order to organize, inhabit, and structure our living arrangements differently?" Dirks-Goodman takes this as pr…

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See Santino Fontana and the Cast of Broadway's Tootsie Meet the Press by Nathan Skethway

The musical adaptation of the 1982 film will begin performances at the Marquis Theatre March 29.

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Jason Donovan to Return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat—This Time as Pharaoh by Ryan McPhee

Donovan joins Sheridan Smith in the London Palladium engagement of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.

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Go Inside Opening Night of the World Premiere of Hatef**k Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The WP Theater and Colt Coeur production, starring Sendhil Ramamurthy and Kavi Ladnier, opened March 13.

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Sexing Up Female-Female Relationships For Biopics Isn’t Enough? Now They’re Adding Fake Lesbian Lovers To Movies About Real People by Artsjournal1

“The latest sapphic storyline to get tongues a-wagging” is Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet as paleontologist Mary Anning and Saoirse Ronan as her entirely fictional lover. Laments Guardi…

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Ben Platt on Opening Up About Past Relationships and Sexuality Through His New Album by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dear Evan Hansen star talks about his debut record Sing to Me Instead and being inspired by Ellen DeGeneres.

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The Neck and The Neutral by Audrey Moyce

When it comes to representation, the question of whose vantage point is accepted as the default. Whose story reads as universal?

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Review: Queen Cunt: Sacred or Profane? Bunker Theatre by Franciska Éry

Review: Queen Cunt: Sacred or Profane? Bunker Theatre3.0starsChina Blue Fish and Deborah Antoinette present an evening of sketch comedy circling around female genitalia, sexuality, body imag…

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Jason Donovan Will Return to His Roots in New West End Staging of Joseph...This Time as Pharaoh by Andy Lefkowitz

Jason Donovan, the multi-talented star who played the title role in the iconic 1991 London Palladium staging of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will graduate to the role of Pha…

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‘Timely portrait’: ANGRY ALAN – Soho Theatre by Shanine Salmon

There’s something very timely in Angry Alan, Penelope Skinner’s portrait of a lost man finding refuge in the “men’s rights movement”.

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The Bittersweet Afterlife of ‘Be More Chill’ by Alexandra Alter

Thanks to a viral musical that just opened on Broadway, Ned Vizzini’s 2004 novel is reaching a big new audience, five years after he killed himself.

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Critics are raving about... Waitress

One of a few big Broadway transfers to have hit the West End in recent months, WAITRESS is the irresistible musical from Sara Bareilles and the all-female creative team behind the original p…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Opera Review: Boston Lyric Opera’s “The Rape of Lucretia” — Bravi Tutti by Susan Miron

The Boston Lyric Opera is mounting a fabulous staging of Benjamin Britten's visceral opera. The post Opera Review: Boston Lyric Opera’s “The Rape of Lucretia” — Bravi Tutti appeared…

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Casting announced for The Color Purple at Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting has been announced for Leicester Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome's co-production of award-winning musical The Color Purple This post Casting announced for The Co…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Arts Appreciation: Hal Blaine — The Beat Goes On by Jason M. Rubin

Hal Blaine contributed so much to such a large number of rock and pop’s greatest hits, that his music will continue to be heard and appreciated for as long as there are radios. The post Ar…

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What Brings Wounded Cities Back To Life? Culture, Says World Bank Report by Artsjournal1

“Investing in cultural institutions, spaces, and heritage can help build bridges between sparring communities in post-conflict urban areas and make disaster recovery quick, sustainable, an…

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MoviePass Has Been Losing Even More Money Than We Thought by Artsjournal1

The service’s parent company revealed in its third-quarter financial report “that the money-losing subscription service has fewer subscribers than previously disclosed, causing the firm …

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Funicular Teams Up With MasterChef: The Professionals 2018 Winner For Immersive Dining Experience by BroadwayWorld

Funicular is turning back the clock to 1937 this Spring. After a phenomenally successful second run of The Murder Express, the immersive dining and experience experts have created a whole ne…

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Gene “Pop” Rogers and His Five Years of Filmic Funnydom by Trav S.D.

I only just became aware of supporting player Gene “Pop” Rogers (1866-1919) — he has a great turn in the L-KO comedy Under New Management, which is in The Alice Howell Collection. Dur…

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The Illusionists line-up revealed by Eleni Cashell

Abracadabra, Expelliarmus, and hey presto, The Illusionists line-up this year has been revealed!The world’s biggest-selling magic show is returning to the West End this summer for a strict…

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THE ILLUSIONISTS Will Return to the West End This Summer - Lineup Announced! by BroadwayWorld

The world's biggest selling magic spectacular, The Illusionists - Direct From Broadway, will return to London's West End this summer with a brand new show from Saturday 6th July to Sunday 1s…

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Harper Lee Hated Monroeville, Ala. For Turning Her ‘Into A Tourist Attraction Like Graceland Or Elvis’: Letter by Artsjournal1

“The hypocrites in charge, not a one of whom I know, say they are doing this to ‘honor’ me. What they are doing is trying to drown me in their own bad taste, and are embarrassing me be…

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Owen Calvert-Lyons: “People feel like there has to be a huge cause behind loneliness” by Halima Hassan

Halima Hassan contemplates loneliness and its inevitable links to technology and social media as she chats to Owen Calvert-Lyons, Director of Ovalhouse’s Random Selfies  There is vast dif…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Hugh Jackman’s “Music Man” Plans Confirmed, Amy Shumer to Lead “The Humans” Film, Anna D. Shapiro to Direct “The Devil Wears Prada” [display_podcast] “Today on Broadw…

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‘Finds the sweet spot between concert & confessional’: THE GINGER SNAPPED – Leicester Square Theatre & Touring by Ian Foster

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales’ cabaret show The Ginger Snapped mixes music, musings on mental health and moments of queer solidarity at the Leicester Square Theatre.

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Review: Tamara Tunie and Laurie Klatscher get naughty and nice in 'The Roommate' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

City Theatre pulls together a well-matched odd couple for a lively production on the South Side.

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BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Chicago theater openings March 15-21 by Doug George

SATURDAY "Herland": A young high-school grad helps her neighbor create a D.I.Y. retirement home in her garage. Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.; 773-728-7529 and SU…

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Adding Up What The Government Shutdown Cost Museums by Artsjournal1

“In that time, the Smithsonian — 19 museums including the Cooper Hewitt design museum in New York and the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and National Museum of African American History …

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Jason Donovan to play Pharoah in Joseph at the London Palladium by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Jason Donovan returns to the London Palladium as Pharoah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat this summer. This post Jason Donovan to play Pharoah in Joseph at the…

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VIDEO: Lesli Margherita, Natalie Walker, and More Strip Down With The Skivvies at Joe's Pub! by Stage Tube

The Skivvies brought their stripped down show back to Joe's Pub on March 11

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Thieves Stole €3M Brueghel From Italian Church — But It Was A Copy Put There By The Cops by Artsjournal1

“The bona fide version of The Crucifixion, donated to Santa Maria Maddalena church in the small Ligurian town of Castelnuovo Magra more than a century ago, was safely stored away last mont…

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The Mix: Chicago Flower Show, Gary Clark Jr. and more things to do March 15-21 by Mary Houlihan - For The Sun-Times

Michael Buble headlines the Allstate Arena Sunday night. It's just one of many entertainment events to check out in the week ahead.

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Christie Brinkley is ‘so excited’ for return to Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ by Christine Burroni

The name on everybody's lips is once again Christie Brinkley.

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FEATURED SHOW: Check out what reviewers have to say about ‘Impactful & unsettling’ The Project by Featured Content

"A play I won't forget." Can you ask for more as an audience member than a play that has such an impact that the memory sticks with you. This is the effect The Project is having on reviewers…

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Kara Lindsay Returns to BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Beginning today, March 14, Kara Lindsay will return to the company of Beautiful The Carole King Musical as Cynthia Weil. She takes over the role from Jessica Keenan Wynn, who played her fina…

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Graham Vick’s Opera Company, Always A Community Affair, Has Brought Refugees Into Its Chorus by Artsjournal1

“Birmingham Opera Company has traditionally cast its chorus from local volunteers. Now it’s extending a welcome to people fleeing countries such as Sudan. In the past decade, the company…

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La Femme Dance Festival celebrates black choreographers in ‘dancestry’ program by Catey Sullivan - For The Sun-Times

Running March 14 – 16, Femme Fest spotlights the creations of five female choreographers of Black/African or Diaspora/African descent.

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In photos: Olivier Awards 2019 nominees’ celebration by Robin Johnson

The nominees for the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard were revealed last week - and it was certainly a busy one for them, as they celebrated the news. The post In photos: Olivier Awards 2…

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Challenges When West Side Story Staged By A Puerto Rican by Bill Hirschman

For a director born in Puerto Rico, Marcos Santana sees West Side Story's depiction of gang warfare between New York natives and Puerto Rican immigrants containing some aspects that don’t…

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Lost in transatlantic translation? by Mark Shenton

How reviews for Joshua Harmon's Admissions are strikingly different to its press reception in New York.

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Cuba Is Cracking Down On Street Artists. Here’s How They’re Keeping On by Artsjournal1

Authorities who accepted street art just a couple of years ago are now whitewashing murals, harassing artists, and having them turned out of their studios. Yet they keep on, painting on ever…

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Conductor Riccardo Muti is with the striking CSO musicians. But is he not a manager? by Chris Jones

“I’m with the musicians,” said Riccardo Muti on Tuesday, delighting the striking musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, for whom he was offering unequivocal support. Wait a minut…

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‘A surprise treat’: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Jeff Calhoun’s production of 9 To 5 The Musical is plenty of fun while maintaining the story’s serious undertone of women fighting for their rights at any cost.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Rijksmuseum Begins Talks With Sri Lanka And Indonesia About Returning Art Looted Art In Colonial Era by Artsjournal1

“‘It’s a disgrace that the Netherlands is only now turning its attention to the return of the colonial heritage’, Rijksmuseum director Taco Dibbets [said]. ‘We should have done it …

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Twenty-eight years after playing the title role, Jason Donovan returns to the London Palladium to be the Pharaoh in Joseph & the Amazing Technicol

Is there a pattern emerging? First Michael Ball returns to Les Misérables to play Javert, now Jason Donovan will return to the London Palladium in the new production of Joseph & the Ama…

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Nothing To Perform Brings Dark New Play GRIP. To Tristan Bates by BroadwayWorld

From N2P - the creative team who brought you the sell-out show Play 2 - comes GRIP. a brand new piece of writing about trauma, accusations, psychosis and suspicion. GRIP. is based on a true …

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Jewish Theater Is A Real Thing In The US — Why Not In Britain? (There’s No Shortage Of Jews In Theatre There) by Artsjournal1

“Jewish theatre artists have been central but often unidentified.” (Harold Pinter, Janet Suzman, Antony Sher, David Lan, Tracy Ann Oberman, Nicholas Hytner, …) “Is this an immigrant …

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World’s first virtual reality theatre launches by Giverny Masso

A streaming service billed as the world’s first on-demand virtual reality experience for theatre has been launched. The platform, called LIVR, aims

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Theater Review: These Plays Are 2,500 Years Old. But They Speak to Us Now. by A.j. Goldmann

Throughout Germany, ambitious modern reinventions of plays by Sophocles and Aeschylus argue for the timelessness of these ancient works.

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Full Cast Announced For THE LAST TEMPTATION OF BORIS JOHNSON by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been announced for The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson, the new Brexit-inspired comedy drama from journalist, broadcaster and playwright Jonathan Maitland An Audience with …

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Liverpool Epstein Theatre employee accused of stealing £270k by Georgia Snow

An employee of Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre has appeared in court accused of stealing more than £270,000 from the venue. Kelvin Lloyd, who

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Theatre’s Plans for Brexit Weekend by Alice Saville

A tear-stained rundown of all the ways in which the UK's theatre scene will mark Britain's (probable) parting of ways with the EU. The post Theatre’s Plans for Brexit Weekend appeared firs…

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BWW Review: THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY, The Vaults by Gary Naylor

The Faction's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's dazzling novel, The Talented Mr Ripley, goes back its roots to find a man as complicated, seductive and relevant as ever.

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Almanac: Solzhenitsyn on literature and political power by Terry Teachout

“Woe to that nation whose literature is disturbed by the intervention of power. Because that is not just a violation against ‘freedom of print,’ it is the closing down of the heart of …

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‘You need the laughs because it reminds you to breathe’: BETRAYAL – West End by Rev Stan

Hiddleston, Ashton and Cox deliver precise, layered performances in a production that grips with tension. I think Lloyd has saved the best to last in his Pinter at the Pinter season.

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Welcome to the Theater: The Broadway Debuts of Kiss Me, Kate by JK

Today we celebrate the 3 cast members from Kiss Me, Kate who are making their Broadway debut tonight.Congratulations to everyone making their dreams come true! Here's to great reviews, a te…

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In the Blood introduces a modern Hester Prynne by Rick McCain

She's got a lot more to handle than a scarlet letter. In The Blood is an adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's masterwork, The Scarlet Letter, in which Hester Pryn…

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Four aspiring interplanetary colonizers learn How to Live on Earth by Dmitry Samarov

Maybe you don't have to go to Mars to make your life matter. Chimera Ensemble presents the Chicago premiere of MJ Kaufman's 2014 drama. Four very different peopl…

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The final 15 minutes of Dutch Masters are devastating by Justin Hayford

But Greg Keller’s script takes way too long to get there. In his 2018 one-act, actor and writer Greg Keller creates a relationship between two young men so poi…

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Lit recs for people in search of pleasure by Kate Schmidt

The current book obsessions of Reader deputy editor Kate Schmidt and Super Tasty producer-host Karen Yates In Book Swap, a Reader staffer recommends between two …

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Remember the Alamo has more quirks than purpose by Dan Jakes

Where true confessions meet Texas history and Phil Collins trivia It's a dubious honorific, but the press release for Nick Hart's metatheatrical, deadpan, quirkt…

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Mahalia Jackson: Moving Thru the Light sticks to the Black Ensemble Theatre formula by Jack Helbig

The music's fabulous, but the story's thin. Jackie Taylor, the founder and leading light of the Black Ensemble Theatre, has spent her career penning and producin…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Suzi Ruffell review – anxiety comedy could not be more uplifting by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonNocturnal is notionally about the things keeping the standup awake at night, but this cheery set shows she has nothing to worry about Had it been assembled by a jetpack m…

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Final three cast members announced for Come From Away by Matt Edwards

Producers announced today the final three to join the previously announced cast for the upcoming production of Come Fron Away! Sharriese Hamilton, Doug Hansell and Kolby Kindle join previou…

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Stones in His Pockets review at Theatre Royal Bath – ‘a timely revival’ by Jeremy Brien

Marie Jones’ Olivier-winning black comedy Stones in His Pockets, currently out on a 14-week national tour 20 years after its West End

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Jason Donovan returns to Joseph to play Pharaoh in new London Palladium production by Matthew Hemley

Jason Donovan is returning to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 27 years after he first appeared in it, to play the

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Jason Donovan Returns To The London Palladium In JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT by BroadwayWorld

Jason Donovan will return to the London Palladium in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to star as the Pharaoh

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Q&A video: How would you answer the question Do You Love This Planet? by Terri Paddock

How often do you ask yourself this question: Do you love this planet? No, but seriously, do you really love this planet? How much? And how much are you willing to sacrifice to prove it in th…

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Jason Donovan announced as Pharaoh in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Eleni Cashell

We close our eyes, draw back the curtains, and see for certain that, Jason Donovan has now been announced as Pharaoh in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!No stranger to the show b…

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Wake Up With BWW 3/14: KISS ME, KATE Opens, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Begins Previews, and more! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld It's almost Friday Power through the end of your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news

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NEWS: Jason Donovan is back at the London Palladium to play the Pharaoh in the new West End production of Joseph by Press Releases

Jason Donovan will return to the London Palladium in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to star as the Pharaoh. The show plays a strictly limited 11-week seas…

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Review: The Twilight Zone, The Ambassadors Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: The Twilight Zone, The Ambassadors Theatre3.0starsA slick and clever take on the popular TV series The Twilight Zone, this show is deeply rooted in the unnaturalistic world of sci-fi…

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‘Probably about as good as it could be’: ADMISSIONS – Trafalgar Studios by Rachel Williams

I’m genuinely not sure Admissions could be done much better than it’s done here. If you come expecting an entertaining comedy that will make you occasionally go ‘oh actually that’s a…

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Pivot Arts Festival announces lineup for summer 2019 by Doug George

The Pivot Arts Festival in Chicago’s Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods has announced its lineup of music, theater and dance for this summer's fest, running May 31 to June 9 in various ven…

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Critics are raving about... Strike Up the Band at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

"Well worth waiting 90 years for": Mark Giesser exceedingly long-overdue UK premiere of the Gershwins' STRIKE UP THE BAND has been attracting some great reviews as well as two Offies nominat…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Twin auctions to sell both affordable and luxury works by Sacramento artists

Now is your chance to own a piece of Sacramento art history, no matter your budget. Twin auctions are coming to Witherell’s auction house in New Era Park, featuring works … Click to Cont…

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Betrayal review: Tom Hiddleston excels in a brilliant performance by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Jamie Lloyd directs an exceptionally thoughtful and searching revival of this time-reverse play

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BWW Interview: Chris Bush Talks STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE at the Crucible Theatre by Fiona Scott

Chris Bush is an award-winning British playwright. Previous projects includeTONY The Blair Musical, PericlesandThe Assassination of Katie Hopkins.She speaks to BroadwayWorld about her newest…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

‘It’s everything you could hope for’: BETRAYAL – West End by Maryam Philpott

Betrayal is everything you could hope for. The Pinter at the Pinter season has set a very high standard for itself, but what a swansong this has turned out to be.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Richard Jordan: The biggest arts events often start with one person with an idea, persistence and skill by Richard Jordan

With the long list of names backing a successful festival, venue or production – whether on the creative teams or providing funding

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Join the Dots scheme: ‘Artists tend to be a neurotic bunch, so structured feedback can only be a good thing’ by Lyn Gardner

Good feedback is crucial to making a good show, but where can you get it? Lyn Gardner meets circus company Upswing, which

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Language and neural systems focus of fascinating sculptures at b. sakata garo show

Opening the door to a show of wood sculptures by Gyongy Laky and Meech Miyagi at b. sakata garo, my first reaction was: “Oh, Wow! How did they do that?” … Click to Continue »

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

A 35th Anniversary Triumph for YOUNG TEXAS ARTISTS by David Dow Bentley III

By David Dow Bentley III   “The People’s Critic” [Click any photo to enlarge] In the book of Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV), scripture reminds us, “To every thing there is a season…” a…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

9 Story Teams with King Bert for “The World’s Worst Children” Series by Blouin Artinfo

9 Story Media Group in Canada has announced to have partnered with the UK’s King Bert Productions to develop and co-produce an animated series based on David Walliams’ children’s books…

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Luke Treadaway, David Morrissey to Star in ITV’s “The Singapore Grip” by Blouin Artinfo

ITV and Mammoth Screen confirmed Luke Treadaway, David Morrissey, Jane Horrocks, Colm Meaney, and Charles Dance to star in ITV’s “The Singapore Grip.” Former Coronation Street actor El…

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Dance Nation by Arts Review

Clare Barron’s ferocious and gloriously funny prize-winning play Dance Nation makes its Australian debut at Red Stitch in March as part of Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Directed…

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Boldness and brilliance: Joaquín Sorolla at the National Gallery

A new show brings the Spanish painter out of obscurity

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

State Library Victoria scores The Ashes Urn by Arts Review

For the first time in more than a decade, the iconic Ashes Urn will leave Lord’s Cricket Ground to feature in a new exhibition at State Library Victoria. Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has …

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IMPRESSIONS: “Jerome Robbins’ Broadway” 30th Anniversary Celebration at Guggenheim Works & Process and “A Feast of Cunningham” at 92Y Ha by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Jerome Robbins’ Broadway” 30th Anniversary Celebration at Guggenheim Works & Process and “A Feast of Cunningham” at 92Y Harkness Dance Festival, "I loved the …

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IMPRESSIONS: Lime Rickey International’s “Future Faith” at Abrons Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Lime Rickey International’s “Future Faith” at Abrons Arts Center, "As if she’s a mad scientist, Tawil works a soundboard that rests center stage, a tangle of wires …

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Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me Begins on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed play, directed by Oliver Butler and inspired by Schreck’s own life, begins previews at The Hayes Theater March 14.

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Kiss Me, Kate, Starring Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase, Opens on Broadway March 14 by Olivia Clement

Cole Porter's musical comedy gets a revamped revival from Roundabout at Studio 54.

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Kara Lindsay Returns to Broadway Cast of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical March 14 by Andrew Gans

The long-running musical continues at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Kiss Me, Kate Is Back on Broadway with Kelli O'Hara & Will Chase by Andy Lefkowitz

Another op'nin', another show! The hotly anticipated new Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate officially opens at Studio 54 on March 14. Directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyl…

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Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of sold-out runs at New York Theatre Workshop and the Greenwich House, What the Constitution Means to Me, the timely new play written by and starring two-time Obie winner Heidi …

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Kara Lindsay Returns to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Happy days are here again! Kara Lindsay rejoins the cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on March 14. The talented star reprises her turn as Cynthia Weil, succeeding Jessica Keenan Wy…

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The best things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend: March 14-17

Besides lots of St. Paddy’s Day activities and an orchid show, Mumford & Sons hits town as well as Blues-rock guitar hero Joe Bonamassa.

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