Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

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

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

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Gabriel Jason Dean by Zack Calhoon

Gabriel Jason Dean’s plays include TRIGGERED, IN BLOOM, TERMINUS, QUALITIES OF STARLIGHT, HEARTLAND, The Transition of Doodle Pequeño, MARIO & THE COMET (a musical), OUR NEW TOWN (a …

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

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

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Roundabout Opens “All My Sons” Revival on Broadway, Big Week at the Broadway Box Office, Phylicia Rashad to Bring “Blue” to Broadway! [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway…

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With Annette Bening and Tracy Letts, All My Sons makes a harrowing return: EW review by Jessica Derschowitz

Eleven years can feel like a lifetime ago — especially in an era where the news cycle can make a week seem to last a month — but that’s how long it’s been since All My Sons last appe…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Love Bites, Hard, in ‘The Pain of My Belligerence’ by Ben Brantley

Halley Feiffer stars opposite Hamish Linklater in her new comedy of anguish, which begins with a memorably chilling first date.

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Review: Arthur Miller’s ‘All My Sons,’ With All Its Seams Showing by Jesse Green

An old-fashioned, overliteral revival of the 1947 play stars Tracy Letts and Annette Bening.

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Review Roundup: Annette Bening And Tracy Letts Star In ALL MY SONS - What Did The Critics Think? by Review Roundups

Roundabout Theatre Companypresents a new Broadway production ofArthur Miller'sAll My Sons, directed by Tony Award winnerJack O'Brien, opening tonight

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All My Sons review – Annette Bening and Tracy Letts power sturdy revival by Alexis Soloski

The American Airlines Theatre, New York Thrilling, note perfect performances elevate yet another staging of Arthur Miller’s transgressive tragedy A play about the rancid heart of the Ameri…

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Review:Hillary and Clinton at by Elyse Sommer

> ryclinton19.html">Hillary and Clinton - Laurie Metcalf is the chief reason to see Lucas Hath's imagined fly-on-the-wall peek at three scenes from a complicated marriage made e…

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King Lear by Wendy Caster

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

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Things You Won’t Like About VPN Reviews and Things You Will To ensure privacy, it is advisable to be sure you have got a

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Finding meaning in the unseen: A talk with Belinda Adam by Admin

It’s sometimes said that art can act as a mirror to life, to reflect the world back at us so that we can see it anew — or, sometimes, really see parts of it for the first time. The latte…

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All My Sons starring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts review at American Airlines Theatre, New York – ‘never takes flight’ by Naveen Kumar

Annette Bening and Tracy Letts both come out swinging in this new Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s 1947 indictment of the American

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‘All My Sons’ Broadway Review: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts & Benjamin Walker Resurrect Arthur Miller’s Wartime Casualties by Greg Evans

A muddled casting controversy and the resignation of a prominent director no doubt diverted some early public and press attention from the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Arthur Mi…

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

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

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

Arthur Miller's play gets a timely revival by the Roundabout Theatre Company, director Jack O'Brien and costar Benjamin Walker, whose anguish and sorrow help to propel a domestic drama into …

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Review: A superb ‘All My Sons’ revitalizes a classic drama by Elizabeth Bradley

There must be something in the cultural moment because two major and starry revivals of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” are opening this week. On Broadway, Roundabout’s production is h…

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

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

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

The Pain of My Belligerence: Love Hurts by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★ Halley Feiffer stars in her own play about a writer battling Lyme disease and an obsessive codependent relationship The post The Pain of My Belligerence: Love Hurts appeared first …

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The Pain of My Belligerence: When Good Discomfort Turns Bad by Jesse Oxfeld

★★ Halley Feiffer's latest explores toxic masculinity, and then gets overrun by it The post The Pain of My Belligerence: When Good Discomfort Turns Bad appeared first on New York Stage R…

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All My Sons: Arthur Miller’s Family-Secrets Tragedy in A-Plus Revival by David Finkle

★★★★★ Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, Benjamin Walker outstanding under Jack O'Brien's direction The post All My Sons: Arthur Miller’s Family-Secrets Tragedy in A-Plus Revival appea…

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Read Reviews for All My Sons on Broadway by Playbill Staff

See what critics think of the Jack O’Brien-helmed revival, starring Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, and Benjamin Walker.

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All My Sons: Arthur Miller’s Still-Shattering Backyard Tragedy by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ More than 70 years after its premiere, Arthur Miller’s breakthrough drama proves as powerful (and timely) as ever The post All My Sons: Arthur Miller’s Still-Shattering Back…

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The Pain of My Belligerence by Wendy Caster

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

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Dance Review: GRIMM TALES (Ballet Austin) by Tony Frankel

BEST WHEN IT’S GRIM GRIMM Born in Austin and now living in New York City, artist Natalie Frank created 75 works based on the stories of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Using gouache and chalk pas…

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Is Creative Placemaking The Poor Man’s Gentrification? by Joe Patti

Part of last week I was attending the Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit for the South and Appalachian region. I am sorry to say that one of the biggest impressions I came away with is t…

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Broadway's Easter Bonanza Is Least Exciting In Three Years by Lee Seymour

While 'Hadestown' and Adam Driver are earning raves, there isn't a white-hot leader of the pack among new shows at the box office.

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‘Ain’t No Mo’ Taught Me About 400 Years of Inequality by Anthony Meyers

Audiences laughed. But no one will ever understand the pain of African Americans. The post ‘Ain’t No Mo’ Taught Me About 400 Years of Inequality appeared first on Clyde Fitch Report.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/22

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

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

'Hedwig' rocks on at Diversionary by James Hebert

Groundbreaking musical and its gender-fluid star a good fit for LGBTQ-centered theater

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BWW TV: Broadway Struts the ALL MY SONS Red Carpet by Tv - Red Carpets

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, which opens Monday, April 22.

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Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: PRETTY WOMAN's Samantha Barks Whips Up Lady Fingers of the Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

In Backstage Bite withKatie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they …

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TOOTSIE's John Belhmann Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night Tomorrow! by Linnae Medeiros

Get ready for an inside look at the opening night of Tootsie on Broadway because cast member John Behlmann is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, April 23rd Be sure to tune…

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Benny and Joon by Carey

Even the best garnishes can’t save a badly-baked treat. Thus is the case of Benny and Joon, the latest movie-to-musical adaptation to take the stage. This pleasantly pleasing but unfulfill…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

John Coltrane’s Appeal: He Was An Obsessive Creative. by Artsjournal

Coltrane is the archetypal creative obsessive intent on finding unheard approaches to the building blocks of music, from the arc of his melodies to the rhythmic drive of his solos to the har…

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VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler in SHREK the Musical by BroadwayWorld

Before she takes off to Hollywood for her debut screen role in the Stephen Spielberg WEST SIDE STORY remake, New Jersey's Rachel Zegler has one last high school musical to perform, Shrek the…

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Alex Brightman stops by HQ to chat about starring in Beetlejuice and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Be More Chill's Stephanie Hsu on Sweet Stage Door Moments, Singing Wicked in the Car & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Stephanie Hsu and Will Roland in Be More Chill (Photo by Maria Baranova)She loves play rehearsal! Stephanie Hsu is landing laughs and drumming up Broadway buzz for her standout performance a…

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Why (And How) Conductors Matter by Artsjournal

There are many ways to lead an orchestra, but whatever method you assume — that of a mystical shaman, a sports coach, a traffic cop or some combination of them all — Mark Wigglesworth in…

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Q&A video and photos: How is Donald Trump responsible for Other People’s Money? by Terri Paddock

I’ve spent quite a lot of my Easter weekend thinking about Donald Trump. As a thankful respite from trying to read the 448 pages of the Mueller Report, it was for positive reasons on Good…

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Broadway Box Office Springs To $40M With ‘Tootsie’, ‘Hadestown’, ‘Burn This’ by Greg Evans

Spring tourism and a plump roster of new productions filled lots of seats on Broadway last week, with attendance of 328,200 reflecting a solid 8% increase over the previous week. Total reven…

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A Look at Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere from Taylor Mac, starring Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, opened at the Booth Theatre April 21.

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See the Cast and Creative Team of A Strange Loop Meet the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Michael R. Jackson’s new musical, directed by Be More Chill’s Stephen Brackett, will begin performances at Playwrights Horizons May 24.

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Going Home by Stephen Farrow

In the closing moments of the first act of Local Hero, the new musical based on Bill Forsyth‘s 1983 film, Texan oil executive Mac steps outside a pub in the run-down Scottish village of Fe…

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PBS CEO: Ending Federal Funding Would Kill Rural Public Television Stations by Artsjournal

Paula Kerger: Some in urban centers like New York and Washington, DC, might be able to get by with the money they get from other sources, including corporate underwriters and individual dona…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

“Benny & June” with many a tune in NJ – and a British cellist off-Broadway by Philip

Do you read a newspaper? Watch cable news? Discuss politics and world affairs with co-workers or friends (or former ones)? If you answered yes to any of the above, you could surely use an en…

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VIDEO: R&H Goes Pop Continues with Derek Klena's 'Younger Than Springtime' by Stage Tube

The Rodgers amp Hammerstein Organization today released the fourth music video in its YouTube Series, RampH Goes Pop The video features Derek Klena Anastasia, putting a modern twist on Young…

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Hillary & Clinton **** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons April 22, 2019: Lucas Hnath’s Hillary and Clinton may be only 90 minutes long, yet it provides us with a searing, insightful and sometimes very funny glimpse into …

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Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen & More on Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus' Timely Arrival by

Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen and Taylor Mac talk about Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus relevance on opening night.

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Odds & Ends: Ingrid Michaelson's The Notebook Musical to Receive Reading with Powerhouse Theater & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Ingrid Michaelson's The Notebook Musical to Receive Reading with Powerhouse Theater Exciting news for fans an…

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Jimmy Awards Announce Recipients of 2019 Inspiring Teacher Award by BroadwayWorld

THE JIMMY AWARDSannounces the 2019INSPIRING TEACHER AWARD will be giventoMatthew Hinson,Northwest School of the Arts, Charlotte, North Carolina andTasha Partee,Lawrence Woodmere Academy, Woo…

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Arkansas Replaces Confederate Statue In US Capitol Building With… Johnny Cash by Artsjournal

Actually, two statues are being replaced. Governor Asa Hutchinson says they are not being removed because of their controversial past, but rather because of a decision by the state “to upd…

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Theater Pick: Revoluciones'  Nightmare-ish Journey

Presented in Spanish with English supertitles, the Latino Theatre Company's Revolutions/Revoluciones promises a colorful "theatrical fever dream," as it chronicles the story of a mother tryi…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/22 by Bww Special

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

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/21/19 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4212019.

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A First Look at the Cast of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Six by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical about the wives of Henry VIII will make its American premiere May 14.

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Burn This' David Furr on His Bromance with Co-Star Brandon Uranowitz & More by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been three years since David Furr has been on Broadway making audiences laugh in Noises Off which earned him a Tony nomination. Now that he's back on the boards in Burn This, Furr is h…

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Review: ‘Hadestown’ at the Walter Kerr Theatre by Deb Miller

One of the most haunting love stories of all time is the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, recounted in Virgil’s Georgics, Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and other literary classics. De…

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Derek Klena Sings ‘Younger Than Springtime’ in Latest R&H Goes Pop Release by Dan Meyer

The Anastasia star is the latest to participate in the popular mash-up musical series.

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Fifty Years Of History: The Kennedy Center Ponders How To Connect Its Past by Artsjournal

“It takes a substantial walking tour to get a sense of the holdings, which amount to 9,000 cubic feet of files, images and who knows what else, according to Eileen Andrews, vice president …

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Noah Galvin Will Join WAITRESS as 'Ogie'; Caitlin Houlahan Set to Return as 'Dawn' by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the smash Broadway musical Waitress announced today that Noah Galvin Dear Evan Hansen, 'The Real O'Neals' will take over the role of Ogie and Caitlin Houlahan Girl From the …

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Jimmy Awards Announces 2019 Inspiring Teacher Award Recipients by Logan Culwell-Block

Matthew Hinson of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tasha Partee of Woodmere, New York, are this year's honorees.

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Rachel Chavkin's ANNIE SALEM, THE NOTEBOOK, and More Slated for 35th Powerhouse Season by BroadwayWorld

Vassar amp New York Stage and Film announce the programming lineup for their upcoming 35th Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season that brings together some of today's most influential t…

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Grosses Analysis: Audiences Cain’t Say No to Broadway’s New Oklahoma! by Ryan McPhee

The acclaimed revival opened April 7 and continues to play to Standing Room Only.

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2019 Powerhouse Season Includes New Projects From Rachel Chavkin, Jocelyn Bioh, César Alvarez, More by Olivia Clement

Harrison David Rivers’ Relentless Award-winning play, the bandaged place, will kick off the mainstage programming in June.

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Noah Galvin to Join Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Broadway’s second Evan Hansen and recent cast member of Off-Broadway’s Alice By Heart, Noah Galvin, will be joining the Broadway production of Waitress. He will play the role of Ogie, jo…

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Artificial Intelligence And The Music Industrial Complex by Artsjournal

AI could easily compose a Vivaldi-like (Italian Baroque) piece that, if used as transitional music in a documentary or under dialogue and sound effects, would more than do the job. Could a l…

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Six Questions with Lucille Carr-Kraffashan

Bistro and MAC Hanson Award winning vocalist, Lucille Carr-Kaffashan, returns to Don’t Tell Mama this month with a new cabaret show, How The Light Gets In. This show features the work of m…

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Broadway Grosses: King Kong Inches In with Best Numbers of 2019 by

The team behind King Kong has reason to boast, as a slew of audience members filled the Broadway Theatre this past week to experience the one-of-a-kind musical. Thanks to the holiday weeken…

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The Truth Behind Bohemian Rhapsody: Untold Stories From Freddie Mercury’s Manager by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from Avenue Q’s Ann Harada and music manager John Reid.

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

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

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Harry Belafonte and Lily Tomlin to Be Honored by Geffen Playhouse by Adam Hetrick

The honors will take place during the Backstage at the Geffen gala fundraiser May 19.

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Industry Roundup: New Hires at Boston Conservatory, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and More by Dan Meyer

See who has recently joined the team at major theatre and entertainment institutions.

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Review: ‘Ripcord’ by Vienna Theatre Company by Kendall Mostafavi

Vienna Theatre Company has just opened David Lindsay-Abaire’s hilarious play, Ripcord, for the last production of their current season. The show takes place in an assisted living facility,…

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Lorna Luft Will Return to Feinstein’s/54 Below in August by Adam Hetrick

Luft will perform songs from the Great American Songbook, including those made famous by her mother, Judy Garland.

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Arbitrator Rules Against New York City Ballet Over Inappropriate Texts by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times reports that an arbitrator has ruled that 'New York City Ballet overstepped when it fired two principal male dancers accused of sharing sexually explicit photos of female …

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Jeremy Jordan & Ashley Spencer Welcome Beautiful Baby Girl to the Family by BroadwayWorld

One of Broadway's favorite couples, Jeremy Jordan who currently stars in Waitress and Ashley Spencer have just welcomed a new addition to their family. The duo just announced the birth of th…

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Hudson Yards’ Shed: A Big Experiment In Mixing Audiences by Artsjournal

It cost $500 million. It’s in the most expensive real estate development in America. But what it really is, says director Alex Poots, is a big experiment in trying to mix audiences that do…

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Noah Galvin to Join Broadway's Waitress as Ogie by Andy Lefkowitz

Noah Galvin is returning to the Great White Way. The beloved stage-and-screen star, most recently seen off-Broadway in Alice by Heart, will take on the role of Ogie in the hit Broadway musi…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Imagining Madoff to Transfer to Theatre Row by Olivia Clement

Greed, faith, and willful ignorance are examined in Deb Margolin’s drama about Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, first seen at 59E59.

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Noah Galvin Will Return to Broadway in Waitress by Andrew Gans

The Dear Evan Hansen and The Real O'Neals star will appear alongside Waitress alum Caitlin Houlahan.

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Raggin’ the Classics by Artsjournal1

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

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Camp Morning Wood, A Very Naked Musical Sets World Premiere at The Theater Center by

A fresh musical comedy is headed off-Broadway. Camp Morning Wood, A Very Naked Musical has scheduled a world premiere summer run in The Anne L. Bernstein Theater at The Theater Center. The…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - April 22nd - BEETLEJUICE and HILLARY & CLINTON Top Growth by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice 28.59, Hadestown 18.56, Oklahoma 7.58, Tootsie The Musical 6.32 and The Cher Show 6.07. The top growing current Broadway plays were…

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Broadway’s Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer Welcome Baby Girl by Ruthie Fierberg

The former Newsies star and current Waitress lead welcomes his first child.

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Broadway’s Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer Welcome First Child by Ruthie Fierberg

Tony nominee Jordan becomes a dad while currently starring on Broadway in Waitress.

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George Street announces 2019 season, gives tour of new theaters by Christopher Lang

Coming together in the heart of New Brunswick is a 23-story building that will house two state-of-the-art theaters and a new home for George Street Playhouse. This month, George Street Playh…

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How Glenda Jackson First Came to King Lear and Why She Never Attends the Oscars by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony and Oscar winner reveals why she is happy to have escaped the Academy Awards ceremony.

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Photo Flash: Time for a Historemix! First Look at the Queens of SIX by BroadwayWorld

On the heels of its UK debut and wildly popular West End run, Chicago Shakespeare stages the North American premiere ofSIX.The wives of HenryVIII join forces for an electrifying pop-concert …

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How Instagram Is Ruining Our Iconic Wild Spaces by Artsjournal

“It is now axiomatic that a locale of stunning natural beauty will quickly degrade into a morass of crowding once it is posted on the platform as a pristine image. The herd instinct kicks …

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Hell, Gore, Goo, Earth Day and Mel Brooks on Broadway. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

Earth Day is officially April 22nd, but it’s being celebrated on Broadway, Saturday April 27th, when the 30 blocks of Broadway between Union Square and Times Square will be closed to vehi…

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Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Will Be Honored by the Educational Theatre Foundation by Logan Culwell-Block

The Hairspray writers will receive the 2019 Broadway Back to School Award in recognition of their work towards building access and excellence in school theatre.

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BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of GARY on Broadway by Tv - Opening Night Special

Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened on Broadway just last night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winnerNathan Lane, Tony Award nomineeKristine Nielsen, and Ton…

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Hello! Check Out This Exclusive Photo of Dave Thomas Brown, Destinee Rea & Cody Jamison Strand in The Book of Mormon by Lindsey Sullivan

Need to cure your case of the Mondays? We've got just the thing: a spiffy new shot from The Book of Mormon! The pic features Destinee Rea as Mrs. Brown, Dave Thomas Brown as Elder Price and …

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Up on the Marquee: INK Arrives on Broadway by Walter McBride

Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Producer Barry Grove presents the American premiere of INK, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham Labour of Love, P…

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Jeremy Jordan & Ashley Spencer Welcome Baby Girl Clara Eloise by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations are in order! Waitress star Jeremy Jordan and his wife, Broadway alum Ashley Spencer, welcomed their first child, daughter Clara Eloise, on April 21. The couple was married …

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Harvey Sabinson, Veteran Publicist and Former Broadway League Executive Director, Passes Away at 94 by Adam Hetrick

A Tony Honoree for Lifetime Achievement, Sabinson worked on the original Broadway productions of Hello, Dolly!, Gypsy, and Guys and Dolls.

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LACMA Counterpoint: An Art Historian Argues In Favor Of The Museum’s Radical Makeover by Artsjournal

Brian T. Allen argues that LACMA’s new Zumthor makeover of its campus is just what the museum needs. “Donna Reed and Celeste Holm were attractive and workable. Lana Turner was fabulous. …

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

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

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Mel Brooks Will Play Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre This June! by BroadwayWorld

Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG Entertainment Benefits Group have just announced that iconic Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner MEL BROOKS will take the stage on June 17 and 18 a…

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Early Peter Paul Rubens paintings in Legion of Honor SF are not exactly timid by Robert Taylor, Correspondent

Peter Paul Rubens' intense and vibrant early works come alive new exhibit at Legion of Honor museum in S.F.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

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

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

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Watch the New Trailer for The Hustle, Starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson by Dan Meyer

The Les Misérables Oscar winner and West End alum team up for the female-driven adaptation of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

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From the Archives: Michael Cerveris on Starring in Tommy on Broadway by Kathy Henderson

The Who's Tommy opened at the St. James Theatre April 22, 1993.

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An Argument Against A Darker Reinterpretation Of “Oklahoma!” by Artsjournal

Judith Miller: “It is one thing to emphasize the darkness that lies beneath this iconic musical’s cheery surface. It is another to turn what Rodgers and Hammerstein intended as a celebra…

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Teatro ZinZanni’s ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ — A peek at show’s grand tent: WATCH by Annie Costabile

The grand "palace" tent is being built in a massive space adjacent to the former Oriental Theatre, that went "undiscovered" for decades.

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Smuin Ballet tours with greatest hits, new work from Amy Seiwert by Randy McMullen

Smuin Ballet is tour SF Bay Area with a program blending favorite works by Michael Smuin and a world premiere from Amy Seiwert.

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Shows Eligible for Tony Awards 2019 by Iris Chan

It’s the final countdown! This week, Broadway’s final few shows of the 2018-2019 Broadway season are preparing to open, just before the April 25 cut-off date for Tony eligibility. Next T…

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VIDEO: Beth Leavel Performs 'The Lady's Improving' from THE PROM on GMA by Stage Tube

Tony award-winning actress Beth Leavel stopped by Good Morning America to performher show-stopping hit, 'The Lady's Improving.'

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Meet Eva Price, Broadway's Powerhouse Entrepreneur by Lee Seymour

With two huge new shows under her watch, the Tony winner is blazing a path through a notoriously difficult industry.

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

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

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Photo Flash: First Look at Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen & Julie White in GARY on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially openedon Broadway just last night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winnerNathan Lane, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen, and Ton…

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The Appointment by Darryl Reilly

chorus line of singing and dancing fetuses follows the eerily comical beginning of "The Appointment" where we first meet them posed as if they’re in wombs and babbling in baby talk. When o…

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Broadway Q&A: Astrid Van Wieren of ‘Come From Away’ by Jeryl Brunner

“We are all capable of heroic moments, and those moments needn’t be epic.”

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Mel Brooks Returns To Broadway For Two-Night “Residence” Stand by Greg Evans

Comedy legend Mel Brooks is coming back to Broadway: The man behind the massive hit musical The Producers will stage a two-night-only solo show as part of the recently announced Residence on…

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‘Audiences love a good thriller’: Charlie Clements & Persephone Swales-Dawson star in the tour of The House on Cold Hill by Emma Clarendon

Charlie Clements & Persephone Swales-Dawson chatted to us about touring the UK and starring in The House on Cold Hill, playing at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from 23 to 27 April 201…

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‘Lavender Country’: Ballet inspired by first gay country album returns to SF by Aimée Ts'ao, Correspondent

Post:Ballet is reviving its acclaimed dance work "Lavender Country," inspired by the first gay-themed album in country music history; April 25-27 at Z Space in S.F.

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Mel Brooks to Play Two-Night Comedy Engagement on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Mel Brooks, award-winning comedy legend of stage and screen, will appear on the Great White Way this spring as part of the recently announced In Residence on Broadway series. The new show…

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Mel Brooks to play two nights on Broadway this June by Caitlin Huston

Mel Brooks is coming to Broadway for two nights in June as part of the “In Residence on Broadway” series. Brooks will star in an unscripted show, entitled “Mel Brooks on Broadway,” f…

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A Polemic Against Podcasts by Artsjournal

Chris Richards: “I think they’re tedious and samey and sedative, and when I’m feeling especially cranky, I consider them an enemy of music. Most podcasts are conversations for people t…

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Mel Brooks Will Head to Broadway as Part of In Residence Series at the Lunt-Fontanne by Andrew Gans

The EGOT-winning composer-lyricist will take the stage in June.

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Magic Time!: Disrupting the White Comfort Zone: A Q&A about ‘P.Y.G.’ at Studio Theatre by John Stoltenberg

I have an ongoing interest in how theaters in DC with predominantly white audiences raise and represent the issue of race. And one of the things I’ve been noticing is how the white comfort…

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Save Over $50 on Orchestra Seats to See COME FROM AWAY on Broadway by Contests - Broadway

Save over 50 on orchestra seats for Broadway's Come From Away. Winner 2019 Olivier Award for Best Musical Winner Best Musical all across North America.

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Phylicia Rashad to Direct BLUE on Broadway Spring 2020 by BroadwayWorld

Blue byCharles Randolph-Wrightwith music byNona Hendryx, will receive its Broadway premiere spring of 2020 at a theater to be announced, under the direction of Tony AwardwinnerPhylicia Rasha…

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Eleven Countries Vote Against EU’s New Copyright Overhaul by Artsjournal

This surprising turn of events does not mean the end of Link Tax or censorship machines, but it does make an adoption of the copyright directive before the European elections in May less lik…

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First Look: Beetlejuice by Iris Chan

The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this hilarious new musical comedy based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film. Directed by Alex Timbers (Moulin Rouge!), Beetlejuice te…

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Stars of Beetlejuice, To Kill a Mockingbird, Frozen & More Set for’s #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects and take qu…

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Looking Back at Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall in Hedwig and the Angry Inch by Playbill Staff

The Stephen Trask-John Cameron Mitchell musical opened on Broadway April 22, 2014.

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Phylicia Rashad to Direct Randolph-Wright’s Blue for Broadway by Mark A. Robinson

Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin in the Sun) will make her Broadway directorial debut in the spring of 2020. She will stage a production of Charles Randolph-Wright’s pl…

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Call Redialed: NEW Byron Lane & Tom Lenk Interview: "Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist" by Adam Rothenberg

After interviewing Byron Lane & Tom Lenk ahead of the initial NYC premiere of Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist, it’s so great to catch up with Byron & Tom as they return t…

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THE PROM to Be Released as a Young Adult Novel by BroadwayWorld

Saundra Mitchell, author of over twenty books for tweens and teens, has written the YA novelization of the hit Broadway musical comedy, The Prom.

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Phylicia Rashad Sets Broadway Directing Debut With Charles Randolph-Wright’s ‘Blue’; Nona Hendryx Will Provide Music by Greg Evans

Phylicia Rashad will make her Broadway directing debut next spring with Charles Randolph-Wright’s play Blue, featuring music by Nona Hendryx, producer Brian Moreland announced today. The …

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Kiss Me, Kate Revival Star Adrienne Walker

Adrienne Walker talks about stripping away caricatures in Kiss Me, Kate, her B'way debut as Nala in The Lion King, and her Aida dream.

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Phylicia Rashad to Make Broadway Directorial Debut with Charles Randolph-Wright's Blue by Andy Lefkowitz

Charles Randolph-Wright's acclaimed play Blue will make its long-awaited Broadway premiere in the spring of 2020, producer Brian Moreland announced today. Tony winner Phylicia Rashad, who st…

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Listen  Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of Shakespeare’s most popular works, written c1595 in the last years of Elizabeth I. It is a comedy of love and des…

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Given The Hype: Mueller Report Soars To Top Of Amazon Bestseller List by Artsjournal

There’s a solid history of such books — the Starr Report and the 9/11 Commission Report were bestsellers; the latter was a National Book Award Finalist.” – CNN

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NTS technical director Gemma Swallow: ‘The biggest buzz is finding unusual places for shows’ by David Pollock

Maintaining the National Theatre of Scotland’s ethos as a ‘theatre without walls’ is a complex challenge but, for its technical director, it

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Casey Cott, Mandy Gonzalez, and Christian Borle Reveal Decades-Long Connections to The Who’s Tommy by Keith Loria

The stars of the April 24-29 Kennedy Center production talk about what to expect.

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GAME OF THRONES Star Daniel Portman to Make Off-Broadway Debut by TV News Desk

Game of Thrones star Daniel Portman will make his New York stage debut in the U.S. premiere ofSquare Go,according to Deadline. The Kieran Hurley-Gary McNair play, which will open off-Broadwa…

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Stage Adaptation of Nowhere Boy, About a Teenage John Lennon, in the Works by Andrew Gans

The production will utilize rock hits of the ’50s rather than Beatles tunes.

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‘Blue,’ directed by Phylicia Rashad, is coming to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Charles Randolph-Wright’s play “Blue,” is coming to Broadway under the direction of Phylicia Rashad. The play will come to Broadway in spring 2020 at a theater to be announced. Produce…

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Broadway's The Prom Is Being Adapted into a Young Adult Novel, Due Out This Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

The Prom will continue changing lives later this year, with the release of a new young adult novel based on the smash Broadway musical. Saundra Mitchell, author of more than 20 books for twe…

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Phylicia Rashad to Direct Charles Randolph-Wright's Blue on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Rashad, who starred in the play nearly two decades ago, will helm its Broadway premiere in 2020.

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Bookfilter’s Spring Picks for Theater Lovers by Michael Giltz

The savvy reader’s favorite website chooses the best theater books ready to take their bow, exclusively for Broadway Direct. It’s Tony season, when the best Broadway pla…

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John Lennon Biopic to be Developed as Stage Musical by TV News Desk

The 2009 filmNowhere Boy, about John Lennon's teenage years has been acquired for development as a stage musical, according to Deadline. The rights have been acquired by producers Brian and …

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New China International Piano Competition: $150,000 Prize And The Philadelphia Orchestra by Artsjournal

Two of the most admired figures in classical music competitions are in charge: Yoheved Kaplinsky, chair of the piano department at the Juilliard School in New York, is the competition’s ar…

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‘The Prom’ will be adapted into a young adult novel by Caitlin Huston

Following the news of a Netflix adaptation, “The Prom” has announced it will also be adapted into a young adult novel. Saundra Mitchell, an author of young adult novels , has written the…

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Nathan Lane Plays a Clown Juggling Comedy and Social Justice in Gory ‘Gary’ by David Cote

In Taylor Mac's new play, an updated take on 'Titus Andronicus,' Nathan Lane plays a street clown who survived the hangman and one day dreams of being called a fool.

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Game of Thrones’ Daniel Portman to Star in Off-Broadway Premiere of Square Go by Olivia Clement

The two-hander about playground violence will play 59E59 Theaters, following a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To WAITRESS on Broadway! by Bww Contests

Order up BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to the hit Broadway musical Waitress with its newest stars, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan The winner will receive t…

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Tickets Start at $49 to See Roundabout Theatre Company's TONI STONE Starring April Matthis by Contests - Broadway

Toni Stone is an encyclopedia of baseball stats. She's got a great arm. And she doesn't understand why she can't play with the boys. Lydia Diamond's new play knocks it out of the park with a…

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Claybourne Elder Offers a Look Behind the Scenes at Paper Mill Playhouse's Benny and Joon Musical

Claybourne Elder brings BroadwayBox along for a two-show day at Paper Mill Playhouse's east coast premiere of Benny and Joon.

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VIDEO: Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson Talk Bringing KING LEAR to Broadway by TV News Desk

Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson stopped by TODAY to talk about bringing Shakespear's 'King Lear' to Broadway. Jackson talks about how her friend, Nuria Espert, who played Lear in Barcelona, w…

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Broadway’s The Prom to Be Adapted Into a Young Adult Novel by Ryan McPhee

The musical, about an Indiana high schooler who wants to bring her girlfriend to the prom and the Broadway divas who champion her cause, opened in the fall.

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Breakout queer Broadway musical The Prom to get YA novel adaptation by David Canfield

The Prom party just keeps on rolling. EW can exclusively announce that a YA novel based on this Broadway season’s hit new musical is in the works and set to publish this fall. The queer-t…

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BWW TV: Broadway Struts the ALL MY SONS Red Carpet- Watch Live at 6pm! by Tv - Red Carpets

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, which opens Monday, April 22.

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A Home Improvement TV Show Helped ‘Restore’ Waco, But Does Waco Want To Be Instagram Central? by Artsjournal2

For those over a certain age – people who can remember the first years of the Clinton administration – “Waco” used to mean one thing: Branch Davidians. Now it’s all about the empir…

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Podcast Episode 186 – Playwright Dominique Morisseau

Dominique Morisseau is having a moment. You might not have heard her name before this year when she got the call to Broadway with her book for Ain’t Too Proud, but she has been sloggin…

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Raven, BoHo theater companies lead Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations field by Miriam Di Nunzio

Close behind in total nominations are Haven Theatre Company with 10, and Steep Theatre and Artistic Home, each with 9.

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‘It produces a thrilling effect’: EQUUS – Touring ★★★★ by Kris Hallett

Arousing and disturbing in equal measures, English Touring Theatre’s production of Equus stirs the senses as much as engages the brain.

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Citizens of Mockingbird: Erin Wilhelmi on Capturing the Rage of Racism in Mayella Ewell by

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

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Raven Theatre, 'Requiem' and 'Tilkum' at the top of the 2019 Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations by Chris Jones

In its first full season under artistic director Cody Estle, Raven Theatre scored the most nominations in the 2019 Non-Equity Jeff Awards, with the all-volunteer committee of Chicago theater…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

John Lennon Biopic Nowhere Boy Will Be Adapted into a Stage Production by Andy Lefkowitz

A new stage project based on the 2009 John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy is in the works from Tony-winning producers Robyn Goodman and Josh Fiedler (Avenue Q), according to Deadline. Brian and D…

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Judy Kuhn Celebrates Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers, and Adam Guettel at Symphony Space by Andrew Gans

The four-time Tony nominee, who stars in the London revival of Fiddler on the Roof, returns to New York for the April 22 concert.

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Podcast Episode 186 – Playwright Dominique Morisseau Dominique Morisseau is having a moment. You might not have heard her name before this year when she got the call to Broa…

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BWW Review: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD LIVE!, Pleasance Theatre by Gary Naylor

Night of the Living Dead Live pays homage to its inspiration, the George A. Romero cult classic movie, while generating laughs and shocks aplenty

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Will Broadway’s Frankie and Johnny Be Michael Shannon’s Last Show? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-nominated actor talks retirement rumors and his upcoming play opposite Audra McDonald.

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Top 10 Musical Theatre Moments That Give Us Feels by Hannah Crider

Ready to feel all the feels? Want to sob uncontrollably for the next 10 minutes? Keep scrolling for the most feels-inducing theatre moments – both happy and sad! 10. ‘Electricity’ – …

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Gary review – Taylor Mac's Titus sequel is a bloody mess by Alexis Soloski

The Booth Theatre, New York An inspired idea, a comedic follow-up to Shakespeare’s brutal tragedy, is sadly not enough to sustain a disappointingly thin show Nine onstage deaths, three sev…

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Go Inside the Opening Night Celebration of Broadway's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Nathan Skethway

The word premiere, starring Nathan Lane and directed by George C. Wolfe, opened at the Booth Theatre April 21.

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Colin Donnell to Depart NBC’s Chicago Universe by Olivia Clement

The stage and screen actor will wrap up a four-year stint as series regular Dr. Rhodes.

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The Flea That Kickstarted British Art by Artsjournal2

Without Robert Hooke’s keen drawing eye, and the microscope, who knows what might have happened? You can read “the story of British art through a scientific looking glass. The Royal Soci…

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Watch Beth Leavel Belt ‘The Lady’s Improving’ From The Prom by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award winner sings from her latest starring role.

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Nathan Lane and More Celebrate Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus' Bloody Good Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

It's a bloody good day because Taylor Mac's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened at Broadway's Booth Theatre on April 21. Starring Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen and Julie Wh…

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What's Playing on Broadway: April 22-28, 2019 by Bww Special

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times forApril 22-28, 2019.

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BWW Review: Tim Blake Nelson's SOCRATES Honors The Philosopher Condemned For Encouraging Free Thought by Michael Dale

'Would you rule justly' the ancient Greek philosopher who serves as title character of Tim Blake Nelson's drama Socrates asks a fellow citizen who claims he would do a better job than the cu…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Mandy Gonzalez by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

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

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Goodspeed Will Honor Tony Winner Jason Robert Brown by Andrew Gans

The Parade and Bridges of Madison County composer will be presented with the Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre.

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Annette Bening of ALL MY SONS: A Look Back on Her Career Since Her Last Broadway Appearance! by Stephanie Wild

Annette Bening is back on Broadway The award-winning actress has been away from the Great White Way for over 30 years, but she is now back, starring in All My Sons at the American Airlines T…

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Yale Students Ask, ‘You Want To Do What With Our Library Books?!’ by Artsjournal2

This happened: “At a forum in January, Yale’s top librarian outlined a seemingly uncontroversial proposal: to relocate tens of thousands of books from the heart of the undergraduate libr…

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John Lennon Biopic ‘Nowhere Boy’ Acquired For Musical Stage Development by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Nowhere Boy, the 2009 John Lennon biopic about the teenage years of the future Beatle, is being developed as a stage musical, Deadline has learned. Producers Brian and Dayna Lee o…

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James Snyder by Barry Gordin

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: James Synder Heads the New American Cast By: Ellis Nassour April 22, 2019: The two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story …

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Brian Dennehy and Kenan Thompson Star in World-Premiere Short Film at Tribeca Film Festival by Ruthie Fierberg

Master Maggie will premiere at the 2019 Festival.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

For Earth Day: Some Environmental Horror Films of the 1970s by Trav S.D.

In observation of Earth Day, a look at some eco-horror films made during environmentalism’s first flush, the 1970s. I have left out seemingly related ones (such as Jaws or Grizzly or kill…

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Broadway on TV: Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf & More for Week of April 22, 2019 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of April 22, 2019

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Jayne Wrightsman, Grande Dame Benefactor Of The Arts Of New York, Has Died At 99 by Artsjournal2

Wrightsman, like her husband before her, was a big donor and a trustee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “While giving millions to buy art and refurbish galleries, her involvement was oft…

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Megan Mullally is ready to talk about that years-old skit with Trump by Usa Today, Anika Reed, Usa Today

Megan Mullally is thinking back to when she and Donald Trump performed the "Green Acres" theme song at the 2005 Emmy Awards.        

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Quiz: Name That Shakespeare! by Christa Skiles

How many of the Bard’s plays can you name from just one line? The post Quiz: Name That Shakespeare! appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Squire Daniel Portman Sets Off-Broadway Debut by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Game of Thrones‘ Daniel Portman will co-star with Gavin Jon Wright (Black Watch) in the U.S. premiere Off Broadway of Square Go, the Kieran Hurley-Gary McNair play that took a 2…

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We Can Expect A Lot More Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Style Options Like This Game by Artsjournal2

Sure, Netflix is developing more interactive content, but Netflix is far from alone. A new game, or perhaps it’s an “interactive media experience,” aspires to do something slightly dif…

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Political barbs of imperial era TV dramas enthral Chinese viewers

Enthusiasts see soft power potential of costume intrigues set in dynastic palaces

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, April 22, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Youth America Grand Prix Marks Two Decades Of Changing The World’s Opinions by Artsjournal2

The country – and world – is chock-full of serious ballet competitions now. But “before YAGP was founded 20 years ago, it was a much different story. For bunheads, ‘competition’ wa…

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’Katherine Parkinson is undeniably on a roll’: SITTING – Arcola Theatre by Johnny Fox

Katherine Parkinson was not a surprising choice for the joint venture by Avalon and BBC Arts whereby seasoned creatives were sponsored to write for the stage. Although her script for Sitting…

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As Social Media Ages, Some Who Documented Their Own Lives Turn Away, For Their Kids by Artsjournal2

Don’t do it for the children! In other words, some parents, even in tech-obsessed San Francisco, refuse to put their kids online. “They cite reasons ranging from preserving children’s …

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Mel Brooks to Play Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne This June by Mark A. Robinson

The In Residence On Broadway series has announced its latest installment and this one is guaranteed to keep audiences in stitches. Mel Brooks On Broadway will play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre…

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

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

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Can a Theatre Company Lead Change? by Owais Lightwala

By Owais Lightwala. Owais Lightwala talks about how Toronto’s Why Not Theatre grew from a scrappy startup to an institution in their own right—which came with a greater responsibility to…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Preview: Bethesda Little Theatre Switch-Hitters Knock It Out of the Park by Guest Author

By Christina Ling Or should that be hit-switchers? Either way, the talented cast of the Bethesda Little Theatre (BLT) is sure to delight as they cross the musical gender divide with their up…

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The Band That Sang End Credits To This Week’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ Turned Down The Same Opportunity In Season Two by Artsjournal2

Florence and the Machine sang a haunting song over the end credits of the second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones, and they’re one of a very few groups who have gotten that o…

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Land of the Rising Stage by American Theatre Editors

Rooted in tradition while branching into the future, Japanese theatre is making new converts, at home and abroad.

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Japanese Theatre, Know Yourself by American Theatre Editors

Some artists are going beyond fan-driven escapism to do serious, probing work. Might this be Japan's ticket to the world?

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From Noh to Shōgekijō by American Theatre Editors

A brief history of Japanese theatre, from its medieval origins to its postwar revolutions.

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Everyone Draws, And Everyone Should Appreciate Drawings A Whole Lot More by Artsjournal2

If you can doodle, you are drawing. And you’re not alone. “When I was a baby critic, a veteran colleague once told me to avoid drawing shows at all costs, since they were just preliminar…

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Japanese Theatre’s U.S. Expansion Teams by American Theatre Editors

U.S. theatre's relationship with its Japanese colleagues has come a long way since Tadashi Suzuki's 1978 debut here.

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Anime Magnetism by American Theatre Editors

How a new genre of stage productions inspired by anime, manga, and video games are making Japanese pop culture 2.5-dimensional.

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Bugs, Bots, and Ghosts by American Theatre Editors

Non-human theatre both provokes and comforts in a post-Fukushima world.

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Yoko Shioya Bridges the U.S.-Japanese Theatre Gap by American Theatre Editors

Japan Society's artistic director doesn't just bring works from Japan to the U.S., she invests in and introduces bodies of work.

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John McEnery obituary by Michael Coveney

Intuitive actor with a magnetic stage presence and a voice that could rasp like sandpaperJohn McEnery, who has died aged 75, was an intuitive actor in the abrasive style of Nicol Williamson,…

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An Island No More by American Theatre Editors

How Japan's recent history has both fostered and demanded intercultural exchange with its Asian neighbors.

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The Impossible Dream (Come True) Of Scoring A Documentary by Artsjournal2

When students get a chance to write music for a documentary about a musician, one composer, who had never been into TV or movies, realizes this is the path: “I see media like TV and film i…

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Theater Interview: Playwright Paula Vogel on “Indecent” and a Love of Yiddish by Robert Israel

“Yiddish is above all a language of yearning, a language of anxiety." The post Theater Interview: Playwright Paula Vogel on “Indecent” and a Love of Yiddish appeared first on The Arts …

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The Fifth Week Of Whitney Protests Focuses On Palestinian Liberation by Artsjournal2

And it didn’t always go well. ‘”This is offensive to me,’ [a] vexed visitor complained. The security staffer found himself in the position of having to defend the activists’s right…

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Manuela Infante Makes Space For Ideas by American Theatre Editors

The Chilean theatremaker, now touring the U.S., works at the intersection of spectacle and philosophy.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Thunder Road by Arts Review

Hateful at the thought that his daughter should experience any pain, there is a moment in Thunder Road where the kind-natured cop James (Jim Cummings) rescinds a comment made by him to his s…

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Here, Listen To Teenage Pierre Boulez’ Compositions, Written When He Was 19 by Artsjournal2

Boulez erased most of his early compositions, but this one was preserved at the Paul Sacher Foundation. “After reviewing that score, ‘Prélude, Toccata et Scherzo,’ the Dutch pianist R…

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Immersive 90s musical Cruel Intentions will get its UK premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical is based on a cult Hollywood movie, it’s packed with 90s pop classics from Britney Spears, Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, Natalie Imbruglia, *NSYNC, …

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São Paulo Dance Company — promising Paris debut for young Brazilian troupe

Works by three European choreographers brought out a variety of styles at the Théâtre National de Chaillot

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Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus — Beavis and Butt-Head meets the Bard

Nathan Lane and Kristine Nielsen bring Vaudevillian flair to Shakespeare follow-up at Broadway’s Booth Theatre

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Playwright Dominique Morisseau: ‘When I’m writing, I can see myself in all my characters’ by Grace Wood

US playwright Dominique Morisseau tells Howard Sherman about theatres’ responsibility to reach black audiences, discovering musical theatre workshops and writing the book

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Of Course Southern California Has Gardeners Who Are Instagram Stars by Artsjournal2

Southern California may seem dry and image-obsessed, but its Instagram garden stars – plantfluencers, perhaps – find not only fame but also community, and acolytes. “Influencers like C…

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MICF: Rose Callaghan – 12 Rules for Life by Arts Review

12 Rules for Life is a charming, sarcastic – not-to-mention goddamn funny – stand-up set by comedian, Rose Callaghan. Over the hour-ish, Rose focuses on burning down the misogynistic, fa…

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Concert Films Are Big Again, But Why? by Artsjournal2

Follow the money: “The resurgence of interest in concert films has been fuelled – in part – by streaming services’ need for content without the financial burden of drama.” The star…

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Abigail Disney Says Disney CEO’s Compensation Is ‘Insane’ by Artsjournal2

The Disney heir isn’t happy with the numbers – not the raw numbers, but the pay gap. “Disney told attendees that her perspective has been informed by her interactions with Disneyland e…

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‘Beautifully observed, spirited, poignant’: FUNERAL FLOWERS – The Bunker Theatre by Rev Stan

Emma Dennis-Edwards has created a character that gets under your skin in Funeral Flowers at The Bunker Theatre. You laugh with her, feel for her and desperately want someone to ask the right…

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BROADWAY HEAT: Ain't Too Proud Edition: The Final 4! by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. BROADWAY HEAT: Ain't Too Proud Edition And then there were four! These are last cast members from Ain'…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Sam Gold’s KING LEAR starring Glenda Jackson by Oscar E Moore

The Ides of March has come and gone.  Now is the springtime of our discontent.  And… ‘tis the season to be different:  new plays, old revivals, star vehicles, three hour plus producti…

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Wake Up With BWW 4/22: ALL MY SONS Opens, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Happy Monday Jump into a brand new week by catching up on the latest Broadway stories

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Just because: George Balanchine’s Tarantella by Terry Teachout

Patricia McBride and John Clifford dance George Balanchine’s Tarantella, set to the music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk, in an undated telecast: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and…

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Almanac: John Adams on power by Terry Teachout

“Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views, beyond the comprehension of the weak.” John Adams, letter to Thomas Jefferson (February 2, 1816)

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

WATCH: See things get flowery in the trailer for Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself by Featured Content

Bella Heesom has taken a trip to her local garden centre to create the brilliant trailer for Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself . Take a look the book your tic…

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Color your audition experience: WIN a rainbow of dancewear! by Admin

Auditions can be daunting, but they can also be exhilarating; a room full of dancers who are trying to get the same spot you are, but also a way to meet people of the same age who have simil…

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‘Full of heart & exuberance’: SWEET CHARITY – Donmar Warehouse ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Director Josie Rourke ends her tenure at the Donmar Warehouse with a hip revival of Sweet Charity that pushes Anne-Marie Duff out of her comfort zone and shows a new side to Adrian Lester.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

BWW Interview: Janie Dee Talks New Musical THE HAPPY PRINCE by Fiona Scott

Renowned actressJanie Dee is currently playing Phyllisin Follies at the National Theatre. Next month, she takes a break to be part of Hal Cazalet's new musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde'sThe…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

SWEET CHARITY Donmar WC1 by Libby Purves and Friends

(Published in Daily Mail on Friday, one must moonlight to support this website’s unfunded free existence –   but here it is  for theatrecat regulars..)          The minute you wal…

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

"A musical triumph" Check out what's being said about Queen of the Mist on Twitter

"To find a production as good as this one with singer/actors of this calibre is a joy." Audiences and critics have taken to Twitter to praise the UK premiere of Queen of the Mist at Brockley…

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Lyn Gardner: UK talent isn’t less inventive than European – just worse off by Lyn Gardner

When reviewing, there is nothing I enjoy more than sitting down to write about a show and discovering that I think entirely

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Maggie Brown: With my final farewell, I challenge the West End to leave London by Maggie Brown

I used to think that writing a regular column was not so different from doing a one-woman show. That was when I

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (April 22-28) by Natasha Tripney

All My Sons – Old Vic, London The year of Arthur Miller continues with this new production starring Bill Pullman and Sally Field as

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/21-4/22/2019

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Monday, April 22, 2019 - Monday, April 22, 2019.

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Comedian wins landslide victory in Ukrainian presidential election by Shaun Walker In Kyiv

Petro Poroshenko concedes defeat as Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes over 70% of votes, promising: ‘I won’t mess up’ Volodymyr Zelenskiy, an actor and comedian with no political experience o…

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Win a double pass to Heart & Music at The Whitehorse Centre by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Heart & Music at the Whitehorse Centre on Saturday 27 April, 8 pm. International musical theatre stars Simon Gleeson and Natalie O’Donne…

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Sofie Hagen: ‘Fat is a neutral word – I want us to reclaim it’ by Coco Khan

In her first book, the Danish comedian is calling for fat liberation – and happiness. She talks about anti-capitalism, abuse and how her view of her body changed overnightSofie Hagen no lo…

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A Bloody Mess is Sam Gold's King Lear starring Glenda Jackson by Oscar E. Moore

As Lear goes mad, one sitting and watching and listening while awaiting the end may grow madder. I did. If rosemary is for remembrance this KING LEAR should be forgotten.

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Monday, April 22, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of All My Sons & Ink by JK

Today we celebrate the opening of two plays this week, and the 11 cast members of All My Sons and Ink who are making their official Broadway debut this week.Congratulations to everyone …

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps — George Harrison’s song began life as a folksy ballad

The track became one of The Beatles’ finest moments — thanks to Eric Clapton’s uncredited guitar playing

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IMPRESSIONS: “Magnum Opus” at Brooklyn Studios for Dance as part of “Oh, Celine” by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Magnum Opus” at Brooklyn Studios for Dance as part of “Oh, Celine," "With a swathe of tulle worn like a Miss America sash, flowers strewn through her hair, Celine dan…

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IMPRESSIONS: Natalia Osipova’s "Pure Dance" with David Hallberg at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Natalia Osipova’s "Pure Dance" with David Hallberg at New York City Center, "The famous duet in which a woman meditates on happier times of her life is layered with the no…

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The Best Musical Tony Award Debate: 1987 by Mark Robinson

In writing about these the Tony-nominated Best Musicals of various seasons and making a judgment as to which nominee deserved to win, I take full ownership of my opinion and realize that m…

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2019 Easter Bonnet Competition Presented April 22–23 by Andrew Gans

The annual fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS takes place at the Minskoff Theatre.

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All My Sons Opens on Broadway April 22 by Olivia Clement

Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, and Benjamin Walker star in the Jack O’Brien-helmed revival at the American Airlines Theatre.

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Halley Feiffer’s The Pain of My Belligerence Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Feiffer stars alongside Hamish Linklater in the world premiere, directed by Trip Cullman, at Playwrights Horizons.

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Tracy Letts & Annette Bening Headline a Stirring Revival of All My Sons by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated new staging of Arthur Miller's seminal drama All My Sons opens at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on April 22. Jack O'Brien directs the Roundabout Theatre Compan…

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