Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Stars Align on VACAYA’s Inaugural Cruise by Matthew Wexler

VACAYA has announced Kristin Chenoweth as the godmother of its inaugural cruise, along with appearances by Katherine McPhee, Alex Newell, Leslie Jordan, Lesli Margherita, and more. The post…

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Theatre News: Fauquier Community Theatre Expands Its Mission by Peter Orvetti

Fauquier Community Theatre, which marked its 40th anniversary in 2018, has been busily expanding its theatre education programs and upgrading the technical aspects of its venue while still p…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  1. ‘Cabaret’ at Silhouette Stages. “If you have never seen “Cabaret,” this production should be high on your list of things to see this Spring.  It will be most memorable and l…

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Posting Letters to the Moon by David Kaufman

The epistolary "Posting Letters to the Moon" may, on the face of it, make one think of A. R. Gurney’s "Love Letters" or Helene Hanff’s "84 Charing Cross Road. "But unlike those two memor…

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Fosse/Verdon Recap, Episode 7: ‘Nowadays’ by Ruthie Fierberg

They both reached for the...jugular.

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Fosse Verdon Episode 7: Fighting Over Chicago the Musical by New York Theater

In Episode 7 of Fosse Verdon, Gwen fights to assert her own creative vision on Chicago, challenging Bob’s increasingly dark approach to the musical.   Just one more episode to go! More ab…

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Lazarus by Arts Review

David Bowie was many things: revolutionary, beautiful, and curious. His life in music from the 1960s to his death in 2016 cemented his status as one of the most extraordinary and influential…

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Everything is there where you got nothing left. Dan Safer at La MaMa Moves, finally. by Maura Donohue

Dan Safer is the devil you’ve been dying to dance with and Ae Andrea's enviable lines and swag make them an optimal fiend friend for that card.

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Review: ‘Hand to God’ by Fredericksburg Theatre Ensemble by Kendall Mostafavi

Fredericksburg Theatre Ensemble (fte) was established in the Spring of 2011. They’re a nonprofit organization, focusing on guilty pleasures and “celebrating the art of the uncomfortable …

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Video: Alan Menken Talks Live-Action LITTLE MERMAID; Rob Marshall To Direct by BroadwayWorld

Variety caught up with Disney legend and 'Little Mermaid' composer Alan Menken at the premiere of Disney's latest live-action remake, Aladdin.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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A VIOLENT TIME by Bernard Carragher

The three plays in Sean O’Casey’s trilogy take place during a period of violence and unrest in Ireland.

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Review: ‘Continuity’ Takes a Shot at the End of the World by Jesse Green

Can a foolish mainstream movie dramatize ecological crisis? Can a smart play?

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Music Review: ‘Brahms Violin Concerto’ by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Strathmore by Elle Marie Sullivan

One of the most famous Romantic composers is Johannes Brahms. His work is meticulous and highly structured and a common concert selection. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Pe…

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Theatre Review: ‘Fame the Musical’ at GALA Hispanic Theatre by Jeannette Mulherin

Since the early 1980s, the story of “Fame” has been told and retold in multiple forms: as a feature film, a six-season television series, and a Broadway musical.  The decades-old belove…

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Theatre Review: ‘Oliver!’ at Kensington Arts Theatre by Kristin Franco

With well-known songs like “Where is Love,” “Consider Yourself,” and “Who Will Buy,” “Oliver!” can be considered one of the best known and beloved musicals of the 20th centur…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Bringing History To Life with OUT of Site: SOMA

by Edward Guthmann From the tent camps of the Gold Rush era to the leather bars of the 1970s and ?80s, San Francisco?s South of Market district has long been one of the city?s most colorful…

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HAMILTON To Premiere In Sydney In 2021 by BroadwayWorld

HAMILTONwill make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021. Producers Jeffrey Seller and Michael Cassel together with creator Lin-Manuel M…

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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Hosts Live Mental Health Discussion by Stage Tube

The Tony Award-winningmusicalDear Evan Hansen and Facebookpartnered up for Today You're You, and That's Enough A Mental Health Discussion.

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VIDEO: Tony Winner David Rockwell Talks TOOTSIE, KISS ME KATE, And More by Stage Tube

David Rockwell, who won the Tony Award forShe Loves Meand recently received acclaim for his sets forTootsieandKiss Me, Kateon Broadway, is the guest on May's episode ofTheater All the Moving…

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Continuity: A Lighter Look at Making a Movie Changes into Darker Realities by Michael Sommers

★★★ Rachel Chavkin of Hadestown fame directs a slight yet thoughtful comedy by Bess Wohl The post Continuity: A Lighter Look at Making a Movie Changes into Darker Realities appeared fi…

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Hamilton to Make Australian Premiere in 2021 by Ryan McPhee

The Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical will play Sydney's Lyric Theatre.

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REVIEW: Hadestown by JK

Review of the Saturday, May 18, 2019 matinee performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Starring Reeve Carney, Andre de Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, Patrick Page. Book, music and lyrics …

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Peter Dinklage to Lead “Cyrano” Musical Off-Broadway, Obie Award Winners Announced, “Waitress” Mystery Solved (Kind Of) [display_podcast] “Today on Broadway” is a daily, …

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People You Should Know . . . Amina Henry by Zack Calhoon

Amina Henry is a Brooklyn-based playwright. Productions include: New Light Theater Project's production of The Great Novel at The Flea, Hunter John and Jane at JACK, Ducklings at JACK, The A…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Hamilton to premiere in Sydney in 2021 by Arts Review

Hamilton will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in a new production beginning March 2021. Producers Jeffrey Seller and Michael Cassel together with creator Lin-Manuel …

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Cabaret Legend Baby Jane Dexter Passes Away by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of cabaret legend Baby Jane Dexter, who died last night at The Actors Home following a long illness.

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Australian premiere of Hamilton announced by Matt Edwards

It was confirmed today that the smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton, will be heading to Australia! The production will premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, beginning March 2021. The announc…

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NYTimes Executive Editor: Most Local Newspapers Will Die Within Five Years by Artsjournal

Dean Baquet: “The greatest crisis in American journalism is the death of local news . . . I don’t know what the answer is. Their economic model is gone. I think most local newspapers in …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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East Bay youth is rocking thousands on ‘School of Rock’ tour by Jim Harrington

Meet Mystic Inscho of Hayward, Castro Valley area, who stars in "School of Rock - The Musical" at the Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose.

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Photo Coverage: TOOTSIE Star Santino Fontana Gets His Very Own Sardi's Portrait by Walter McBride

This afternoon, Santino Fontana, the star of Broadway's hit musical Tootsie, celebrated an important career milestone with the unveiling of his portrait at the famed Sardi's restaurant.

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ANNA, National Theatre review - great thriller, shame about the tone by Aleks.sierz

Intriguing Cold War thriller is thoroughly immersive, but lacks a convincing sense of history Stasiland is a fascinating mental space. As a historical location, the former East Germany, or G…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose by BroadwayWorld TV

We're saluting the work of the 2019 Tony nominees by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Michael ChorneyandTodd Sickafoose

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Oprah Pays a Visit to AIN'T TOO PROUD! by Linnae Medeiros

We've got sunshine because Oprah recently paid a visit to the Tony-nominated hitAin't Too Proud Check out her reactions when she came backstage to visit the cast, including 2019 Tony nominee…

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Pink Unicorn” at the Episcopal Actors’ Guild by David Roberts

Because the playwright chooses to include a compendium of LGBTQ history, the script becomes didactic and cumbersome. Elise Forier Edie would have been better off allowing Trisha to take cent…

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Anna review at the National Theatre, London – ‘slick, stylish, tech-savvy spy thriller’ by Fergus Morgan

This is smartly done. Really smartly done. Cooked up by writer Ella Hickson and sound designer brothers Ben and Max Ringham, Anna

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Best-Selling Big-Idea Books Riddled With Errors – Should They Be Better Than Random Tweets? by Artsjournal

“The time has come for those of us who work in book-length nonfiction to insist that professional fact-checking become as inalienable from publishing as publicity, marketing and jacket des…

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Upon Further Consideration: Maybe New Plans For LACMA Aren’t So Bad by Artsjournal

Justin Davidson: “I, too, joined the scoffer’s chorus when the latest designs emerged in March, but the longer I’ve spent studying these paltry materials and pacing the site, the more …

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Photo Flash: Exclusive Look at BEATS ON POINTE by Roy Tan

Two opposing dance worlds collide in the exuberant show, BEATS ON POINTE, as a high energy cast of classical ballet and street dancers go toe-to-toe in this glorious mash-up of dance styles.…

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BWW Review: VINCENT RIVER, Trafalgar Studios by Gary Naylor

When Davey musters the courage to go speak to Anita instead of merely stalking her, both have to confront psychological trauma that can no longer be denied.

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Backstage at Tootsie with Sarah Stiles, Episode 6: Understudy Magic by Broadway.com

Tootsie's Sarah Stiles checks in with the understudies at the "mother of all put-ins" and also chats to the stars about their understudy experiences.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Kelli O'Hara of Kiss Me, Kate by Broadway.com

Kelli O'Hara stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Kiss Me, Kate and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Class Notes: From “Proof of Love,” Brenda Pressley by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Brenda Presley, star of “Proof of Love” playing off-Broadway at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Class Notes actively covers New York’s current theater…

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Tony Awards 2019: Kelli O’Hara Nominated For ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ by Tony Awards – Cbs New York

Kelli O'Hara is nominated for another Tony Award as Leading Actress in a musical. She stars in the revival of "Kiss Me, Kate." CBS2's Dave Carlin talked to O'Hara about bringing back a bel…

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SCREEN ADDICTION by Brian Scott Lipton

Dave Malloy s a cappella musical features eight people struggling with 21st-century techno-problems.

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AIN'T TOO PROUD Releases Tickets Through May 2020 by BroadwayWorld

A new block of tickets for the hit new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations are now on sale through May 17, 2020

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Photographer Laura Aguilar invited viewers to take a long, hard look at all her imperfections by Ionit Behar

A career retrospective at the National Museum of Mexican Art shows an artist dealing with the complexities of her identity. In 1996, the self-taught photographer…

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Comedian Patton Oswalt is coming to the Den, tickets on sale now by Doug George

Comedian Patton Oswalt is coming to the Den Theatre in Wicker Park for three performances Aug. 15-16. According to the announcement Tuesday, tickets ($35 general admission, $55 VIP table sea…

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The 2019 Obie Awards: Thanks, Mom and Dad by American Theatre Editors

In a big night for New York Theatre Workshop, 'What the Constitution Means to Me' and 'Hurricane Diane' were among top winners.

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Comedy’s A Tricky Act. It’s All About The Context (And The Audience) by Artsjournal

Comedy poses a threat to sovereign power not only because of its anarchic bent, but because it makes light of such momentous matters as suffering and death, hence diminishing the force of so…

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A Crossroads For The Oregon Shakespeare Festival by Artsjournal

The nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit repertory theater company is at a pivotal moment, with change at the top and challenges everywhere. It’s bringing in its first new artistic dire…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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First Look at Something Clean Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, starring Law & Order: Criminal Intent’s Kathryn Erbe, is set to open at Roundabout Underground May 30.

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25 Days of Tonys: Before Tootsie’s Scott Ellis Was a Director, What Was His Audition Song? by Ruthie Fierberg

The director of Tootsie and Kiss Me, Kate shares the show that most impacted him and stories from his acting days.

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Tracy Letts’ Broadway-Bound ‘Linda Vista’ Announces Cast; Ian Barford Reprises Lead Role by Greg Evans

Steppenwolf Theatre’s Ian Barford will reprise his starring role in Tracy Letts’ Broadway-bound Linda Vista along with most of the cast from the play’s West Coast premiere in January 2…

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Laura Bell Bundy & Thom Hinkle Welcome Baby Boy by BroadwayWorld

Oh baby Laura Bell Bundyhas a new man in her life Bundy took to Instagram to announce that she and husband Thom Hinkle just welcomed a baby boy, Huck Hinkle.

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Adam Driver's Arts in the Armed Forces Will Welcome Vets to BURN THIS by BroadwayWorld

Arts in the Armed Forces,founded by actor and Marine Adam Driver, will treat an audience of 50 veterans and active duty military to the May 29 performance of Lanford Wilson'sBurn Thisat Broa…

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Ian Barford, Sally Murphy and More Lead Tracy Letts' LINDA VISTA by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the Broadway production of Tracy Letts's Linda Vista. Directed by Dexter Bullard, the production will feature Ian Barford Wheeler, Sal…

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At Goodspeed's HI, MY NAME IS BEN by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed Musicals's Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word. Che…

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BWW Interview: Justin Paul and Glenn Slater Talk Collaborating for the AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE Musical Episode by Kaitlin Milligan

Justin Paul and Glenn Slater are renowned composers Paul has written for Dear Evan Hansen and The Greatest Showman, and Slater for Disney's Tangled and School of Rock on Broadway. Paul and S…

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Peter Dinklage in CYRANO, Duncan Sheik's BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE, & More Lead The New Group's Season by BroadwayWorld

The New Groupcelebrates its25thAnniversary, announcing four productions for the 2019-2020season.

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Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Liz Callaway & More Preview Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Earlier today, Feinstein's54 Below welcomed five-time Grammy-nominated ambassador of the Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein August 6-23 Tony award nominee Liz Callaway June 12-15 Tony…

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Court Theatre’s adaptation of The Adventures of Augie March joyfully embraces every moment by Kerry Reid

The men may kick and scream, but it’s the women who lead. Whether Augie March turns out to be the hero of his own play, or whether that station is held by the …

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A SAFE SPACE IN THE DARK: NEW YORK THEATRE WORKSHOP’S JAMES NICOLA by Philip Boroff

What the Constitution Means to Me and Hadestown,  two of the most of the acclaimed Broadway shows of the season, were both developed at New York Theatre Workshop. Last night, Artistic Dire…

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Cast Announced for Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Second Stage Theatre, Broadway-bound production of Tracy Letts’ new play Linda Vista has its cast. The production, which will be directed by Dexter Bullard, will feature Ian Barford, S…

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John Lloyd Young Continues at 54 Below in Jukebox Hero by Sandi Durell

  Although Tony and Grammy Award winner of Jersey Boys on Broadway and on screen has already begun his show at 54 Below, press had the opportunity to meet with him today and get some more i…

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From the Archives: Angela Lansbury Returned to Broadway in Triumph in Gypsy by Fran Weil

Fifteen years after the original production opened on Broadway May 21, 1959, the then-two-time Tony Award winner made Rose all her own.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming Culture After #MeToo 

By . Játéktér theatre journal presents the panel Culture after #MeToo livestreaming from Planetariu

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A new, diversified lineup is in the cards for Liberty Magic by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Second season of The Cultural Trust’s latest venue features music, humor and a wide variety of acts.

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Alfred Molina in The Father, B.D. Wong–Helmed The Great Leap, More Set for Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Meyer

The 2019–2020 season also includes two musicals: Little Shop of Horrors and Annie Get Your Gun.

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How Art Became Prestige Currency For The Rich by Artsjournal

Michael Shnayerson’s new book, Boom: Mad Money, Mega Dealers, and the Rise of Contemporary Art argues that contemporary art, once a thing artists made and dealers tried (unsuccessfully) t…

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Annette Benning Simply Will Not Tell You How She Gets To The Depths Of Her Characters by Artsjournal1

“She wished she could talk about it, she said in her barrel-aged voice. She likes to read actors’ interviews, scouring them for details of life and craft. … She wanted to be cooperativ…

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Dave Malloy's New Musical Octet Extends for Third & Final Time at Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced a third and final extension to the acclaimed new musical Octet. The world premiere tuner will now run through June 30 at the Pershing Square Si…

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Ian Barford to Star in Tracy Letts' Linda Vista on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for Second Stage's Broadway production of Tracy Letts' dark comedy Linda Vista. The previously announced New York premiere, directed by Dexter Bullard, will p…

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Laura Bell Bundy & Thom Hinkle Welcome Baby Boy Huck by Andy Lefkowitz

Omigod you guys! Laura Bell Bundy, the Tony-nominated original star of Legally Blonde: The Musical, and her husband, producer/director Thom Hinkle, welcomed their first child, Huck Hinkle, o…

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Backstage at Tootsie with Sarah Stiles, Episode 5: Understudy Magic by Broadway.com

Tootsie's Sarah Stiles checks in with the understudies at the "mother of all put-ins" and also chats to the stars about their understudy experiences.

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Odds & Ends: Duncan Sheik to Appear in His World Premiere Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Musical & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Duncan Sheik to Appear in His World Premiere Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Musical Duncan Sheik is taking the stage …

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New Group Taps New Works by Duncan Sheik, Donja R. Love, Erica Schmidt, and Thomas Bradshaw for 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage will star as Cyrano in Schmidt's new adaptation, featuring music from the Grammy-winning band The National.

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Putting the “Fun” in Fungus: A Review of The Mushroom Cure at Greenhouse Productions & The Marsh by Noel Schecter

Comedian Adam Strauss takes audiences on a psychedelic quest to cure his OCD.

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In 'Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein' at Lookingglass, a monster emerges from a teenage mind by Chris Jones

So what, exactly, were Mary Godwin, Percy Shelley, Claire Clairmont and George Gordon Byron all really doing in the Villa Diodati in Lake Geneva (Switzerland, not Wisconsin) in the rainy sum…

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Review: How to Catch Creation at Baltimore Center Stage by Kayla Harley

An imaginative drama by Kansas City playwright Christina Anderson, Catch a Creation is an edgy drama, which rotates in time between the mid-1960’s, the late 1980’s and 2014. Anderson cre…

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Review: ‘Mother’s Milk’ in Berkeley is a bluesy love letter to mom by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Wayne Harris created and performs "Mother's Milk" in Berkeley, featuring some terrific music and touching stories about his life and family.

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Review: ‘Richard iii’ at Synetic Theater by Sophia Howes

“The future is already here—it’s just not very evenly distributed.” –William Gibson, author of Neuromancer. Synetic Theater, a beloved DC-area institution, has come up with a luxur…

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'I Now Pronounce' is a wedding to end all weddings by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Jewish Theatre presents comedy of discomfort.

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Review: ‘Broadway by the Year: Broadway Musicals of 1965 & 1978’ at The Town Hall by Deb Miller

Luminaries from a new generation of the Great White Way revisit classic songs from the hit shows (and a few notable flops!) of years gone by, in impresario Scott Siegel’s popular series Br…

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‘Linda Vista’ announces complete casting for Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

Tracy Letts’s “Linda Vista” has announced complete casting for its Broadway run this fall. The play, which will be directed by Dexter Bullard, will feature Ian Barford, Sally Murphy, C…

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Chicagoans fill Broadway cast of Tracy Letts' 'Linda Vista' by Doug George

The New York cast has been announced for Tracy Letts' "Linda Vista," and it's a lot of Chicago faces. The Broadway production of the play, which premiered at Letts’ home stage at Steppenwo…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Ian Barford to Reprise Starring Role in Tracy Letts' Linda Vista on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Barford, who originated the role in Chicago, will star as Wheeler in Tony winner Letts' next Broadway offering.

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Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck ‘Things Are Looking Up’ Return to 54 Below by Sandi Durell

      The press met with Laura Osnes  this morning at Feinstein’s/54 Below to chat with one half of the duo about their show opening tonight May 21 at 7 pm in order to find out a littl…

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A Brief History Of The Laugh Track — The Shame Of Sitcoms? Or The Sine Qua Non? by Artsjournal1

“TV and film star David Niven griped in 1955 that ‘the laugh track is the greatest single affront to public intelligence I know of.’ … But consider for a moment the unheralded achiev…

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Historically, Many Civilizations Have Collapsed. This Time Might Be Different by Artsjournal

In the past, civilization often declined gradually. Also, sometimes the decline was good for some members of society as their rulers were overthrown. But we live in a much more interconnecte…

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Bradley Cooper Talks About Music, Directing, And GaGa by Artsjournal

“When Cooper talks about A Star Is Born being deeply personal, you can see why. It’s about art that crosses cultural lines, it’s about a love of music, and it’s about the conflict …

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Hillary and Clinton by Carey

“That felt good,” this critic thought after attending a performance of Hillary and Clinton, Lucas Hnath’s topical new play in performances at the Golden Theatre. Almost three years …

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Review: Queens Girls in Africa at Everyman Theatre by Jayne Blanchard

How many me’s can you fit in one teenage body? Jacqueline Marie Butler (Erika Rose) ponders this question and endeavors to find her place in the world in Queens Girl in Africa, D.C. playwr…

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Greg Hildreth, Sas Goldberg, and More to Star in MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater announced today casting and creative team for the New York premiere of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow

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WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Scott Ellis by BroadwayWorld TV

Tootsie director Scott Ellis is getting ready for the Tonys and telling us all about it

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Jason Gotay, Ashley Brown, and More Will Lead The Muny's CINDERELLA by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella, the fourth show of its second century, July 8 - 16. Rodgers Hammerstein's Cindere…

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Behind the Legacy Robe by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Each Broadway season, the Legacy Robe makes its journey around Broadway to every musical that opens with an ensemble. The Robe is given to the ensemblist in each show wit…

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SF International Arts Festival — 5 concerts you must see by Andrew Gilbert

The S.F. International Arts Festival May 23-June 2 hosts dozens of music events, here are 5 of the most promising.

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Second Stage, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Ogunquit Playhouse, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

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

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Casey Nicholaw (‘The Prom’ director): ‘Original musicals are my favorite thing to do’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Sam Eckmann

“Original musicals are my favorite thing to do,” gushes Tony winner Casey Nicholaw. He won a Tony Award for directing the Broadway smash “Book of Mormon,” and earned his 11th Tony no…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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See Who’s Joining Mikaela Bennett, Jason Gotay, and Ashley Brown in Muny’s Cinderella by Andrew Gans

Performances begin at the St. Louis venue in July.

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There’s A Whole New Crop Of South Asian-American Stand-Up Comedians Coming by Artsjournal1

“They’re finding strength in numbers that have swelled in the wake of new role models, mounting recurring group shows with names like Kutti Gang and Brown Privilege in New York, and Desi…

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Ain't Too Proud Scribe Dominique Morisseau on Her Deep Connection with Detroit & What Would Be Better Than Her 'Genius' Grant by Lindsey Sullivan

Ain't Too Proud (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Dominique Morisseau is an acclaimed playwright, known for works like Detroit '67, Paradise Blue, Skeleton Crew, Pipeline and more. Now, she is celebr…

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West End Star Adrianna Bertola on Entering The Twilight Zone and Memories of Matilda by Matt Wolf

Adrianna Bertola was a pintsized powerhouse in the title role of Matilda the Musical, played Gretl Von Trapp in The Sound of Music and, now age 20, has made the transition with ease to an ad…

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Dave Malloy's New Musical Octet Extends for Third Time at Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced a third and final extension to the acclaimed new musical Octet. The world premiere tuner will now run through June 30 at the Pershing Square Si…

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Steven Boyer, Sas Goldberg, Greg Hildreth & More to Lead Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow at MCC by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Halley Feiffer's newest comedy, Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow, set to arrive off-Broadway this spring in a production with MCC Theater. Trip Cullman will dir…

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VIDEO: John Lithgow Has Grown to Love Wearing Short Shorts Thanks to HILLARY AND CLINTON by Stage Tube

On Monday night, John Lithgow was a guest on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Broadway show, Hillary and Clinton, and todiscusshis dramatic film The Tomorrow Man. D…

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My kingdom for a robot: Synetic Theater creates a dystopian, cyberpunk ‘Richard III’ by Nelson Pressley

It’s the latest in the troupe’s “Wordless Shakespeare” series.

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'Bloomsday' by Remy Bumppo is about a love, and a James Joyce story, worth a trip back in time by Kerry Reid

Molly Bloom has come unstuck in time. All right, not the real Molly Bloom. She’s fictional, after all. But in Steven Dietz’s 2015 time-travel romance, “Bloomsday,” James Joyce’s he…

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Angela Lansbury Reflects on Her Performance of ‘Rose’s Turn’ in Gypsy by Mark Peikert

The star earned her third of five Tony Awards for the 1974 revival, directed by Arthur Laurents.

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Dave Malloy’s New A Cappella Musical Octet Extends a Third Time by Olivia Clement

The world-premiere production, directed by Annie Tippe, plays Off-Broadway’s Signature Theatre.

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Tavi Gevinson, Steven Boyer, More to Star in Halley Feiffer’s Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Director Trip Cullman continues his long-standing collaboration with the playwright for the MCC Theater production.

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SF International Arts Fest returns to confront our messed-up world by Andrew Gilbert

The S.F. International Arts Festival hosts scores of music, dance and theater events May 23-June 2 reflecting these volatile times.

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25 Days of Tonys: What Would Be the Title of Laurie Metcalf’s Bio-Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hillary and Clinton star reveals who she wants to write a show about her life.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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BAM's 2019 Next Wave Includes Barber Shop Chronicles, Selina Thompson’s Race Cards, and More by Olivia Clement

The upcoming season features 16 productions across theatre, dance, music, and film, from around the world.

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City Theatre's 'We Are Among Us' plumbs the reverberations of war crimes in Afghanistan by Christopher Rawson

The play begins with an Afghani woman describing the sounds, images and memories of Kabul, but then centers on an American mother and son.

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The ‘Gomorrah’ Housing Project In Naples Will Be Torn Down by Artsjournal1

“Just a few years ago, Le Vele – a sprawling housing estate in Scampia, on the outskirts of Naples – was both the fictional location for the hit crime film and Italian TV series Gomorr…

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Turns Out AI Machines Can Hallucinate (Or Are They Seeing Things We Can’t?) by Artsjournal

Adversarial examples are like optical (or audio) illusions for AI. By altering a handful of pixels, a computer scientist can fool a machine learning classifier into thinking, say, a picture…

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Get Ready: Now We Have Virtual Celebrities (And They’re Popular) by Artsjournal

Miquela Sousa, also known as Lil Miquela, is a fictional character created by a Los Angeles startup called Brud. Miquela has 1.5m followers on Instagram, where she shares pictures of her ima…

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Salt review at Royal Court Theatre – ‘beautiful, moving reprisal’ by JN Benjamin

The air is thick with the smell of incense. The Woman (Rochelle Rose) stands behind a wooden workbench. Directly above her head,

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Matthew Broderick and Kenneth Lonergan Look to the Universe, Again by Kathryn Shattuck

The longtime friends and collaborators reunite for the West End debut of a 2009 comic drama, “The Starry Messenger.”

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Rachel Chavkin, Shakina Nayfack, and Arvind Ethan David Will Speak At TEDxBroadway 2019 by BroadwayWorld

What's the BEST Broadway Can Be The best in the Broadway industry and beyond will tackle that very question when TEDxBroadway returns to New World Stages on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Toda…

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Photo Coverage: Go Backstage at the 2019 Obie Awards! by Jennifer Broski

Winners of the 64th Annual Obie Awards were announced just last night, May 20, in a ceremony held at New York City's Terminal 5.Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me, produced by…

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VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 20- Janet McTeer Wins The 1997 Tony For Best Leading Actress In A Play by Alexa Criscitiello

In 1997, Janet McTeer, a Best Leading Actress In A Play nominee this year for BernhardtHamlet, picked up a win for her portrayal of Nora in A Doll's House See her acceptance speech below

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The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil review – buoyant revival of a Scottish classic by Michael Billington

Eden Court, InvernessJohn McGrath’s 1973 play uses ceilidhs and hoedowns to tell the shocking tale of the exploitation of Scotland’s natural resources John McGrath’s 1973 play is a leg…

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‘A succession of distinctive performances’: THREE SISTERS – Almeida Theatre by Tom Bolton

Rebecca Frecknall’s rich production of Three Sisters takes place in a bubble of unreality, both alluring and doomed to burst.

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An Exclusive Look at The Ensemblist’s Season Standout Recipients by Marc J. Franklin

Performers from Ain’t Too Proud, Beetlejuice, and more were honored for their contributions to the 2018-2019 Broadway season.

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You'll see every laugh coming in well-intended 'Into the Breeches!' at Northlight Theatre by Chris Jones

Might you find yourself a few steps ahead of the play at “Into the Breeches!,” the new comedy from the Northlight Theatre? Is Winnetka north of Wilmette? Actually, so formulaic is George…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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A splash at The Bash: Zachary Quinto coming to City Theatre party by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The block party on the South Side brings the Green Tree native home for a VIP reception, plus dance party, 45th season sneak peek and more.

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10 Formidable Actors Starring on Broadway This Season by Mark Robinson

These actors are giving audiences a masterclass

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Diana DeGarmo and Andrew Leeds Set for Quilt, A Musical Celebration Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

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A Ballet Dramaturg Explains How (And Why) She Works by Artsjournal1

Uzma Hameed, who developed Woolf Works and Obsidian Tear with Wayne McGregor and Victoria with Cathy Marston, “defines her role as dramaturg – the definition of which is often a vexed qu…

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Ned Bennett's Bold Revival of Equus, Starring Ethan Kai, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Shaffer's dark psychological drama Equus is returning to the West End. Director Ned Bennett's acclaimed English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production will move in…

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The Artwork That Won The Venice Biennale Is Actually An Opera by Artsjournal1

“The piece, called Sun & Sea (Marina) (2019), was created by a trio of highly creative women: filmmaker and theater director Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė; writer, poet, and playwright Vaiva…

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Beetlejuice Scream Queen Jill Abramovitz Talks Juno, Maxine, William Ivey Long's Costume Magic, & Her 'Dream Come True' Character Track

Jill Abramovitz shares all her memorable Beetlejuice characters and costumes.

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SpongeBob SquarePants – The Musical Announces Tour Stops by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The North American Tour of Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants – The Musical has revealed the cities that will be stops on its journey. Launching at Proctors in Schenectady, New York, th…

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NEWS: Rachel O’Riordan’s inaugural season at Lyric Hammersmith includes Tanika Gupta’s version of A Doll’s House & new play from David Gre by Press Releases

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced its 2019/2020 programme of work, Rachel O’Riordan’s inaugural season as artistic director.

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Check Out the Lineup for Next Door in NYTW’s 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

Miranda Haymon's Franz Kafka adaptation, Migdalia Cruz's Fur, and productions from PlayCo, New Georges, Parity Productions, and more will be featured.

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Equus Will Transfer to London’s Trafalgar Studios by Andrew Gans

The English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production will begin performances in July.

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John Lithgow Laughs About 'Horrifying' Experience on the The Great British Bake Off by Dan Meyer

The actor visited The Tonight Show to discuss Hillary and Clinton but ended up sharing his disastrous attempt to make a Swiss roll on the hit U.K. competition.

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Broadway Grosses w/e 5/19/2019: On The Road Again

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending May 19, 2019. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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Chita Rivera Awards Honor NY Dancers and Choreographers by American Theatre Editors

Winners include talent from 'Alice by Heart,' 'The Beast in the Jungle,' 'Hadestown,' 'Oklahoma!,' and 'Ain't Too Proud.'

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Jenn Colella and Jarrod Spector to Join Amanda Green at Birdland by Adam Hetrick

Kristolyn Lloyd and David Larsen are also set to appear in the June installment of the monthly concert series.

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How to Stream the 2019 Tony Awards by Broadway Direct

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 9th at 8/7c on CBS, hosted by James Corden, and presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Stream on CBS All A…

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Matt Cusson, Celisse Henderson, and Erica Sweany Join Brian Gallagher and Megan Hilty in TodayTix Presents BROWNSTONE by BroadwayWorld

Acclaimed performers Matt Cusson, Celisse Henderson, and Erica Sweany will join the one-night only, TodayTix Presents celebration of Brownstone, a new musical written by singersongwriter Bri…

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VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Stage Tube

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' During the interview, Danielsreflec…

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‘I used my personal experience as a starting point’: Michelle Payne brings Sad About The Cows to the Tristan Bates Theatre by Liz Dyer

This week playwright, director and performer Michelle Payne brings her one-woman show Sad About The Cows to Tristan Bates Theatre.

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Everything you need to know about Secret Cinema presents Casino Royale

Secret Cinema is the new wave of entertainment that is taking London and the world by storm. Perhaps you’ve already heard of Secret Cinema, or maybe you’ve been lucky enough to attend o…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Equus announces West End transfer by Giverny Masso

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East’s production of Equus is to transfer to London’s West End. The production will open

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Equus transfers to the West End by Eleni Cashell

The iconic psychological thriller Equus is transferring to the West End on 6 July 2019, following a successful run at Theatre Royal Stratford East. The post Equus transfers to the West End …

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Lucie Jones and Ashley Roberts join West End Waitress cast by Georgia Snow

Lucie Jones and Ashley Roberts are to join the cast of Waitress in the West End. Jones will replace Katherine McPhee in

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Curve in Leicester to host winner of this year’s Peter Hall Director Award by Matthew Hemley

A full-scale production will be staged at Curve in Leicester by an emerging director, as the venue becomes the host venue for

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Ned Bennett's Bold Revival of Equus, Starring Ethan Kai, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Shaffer's dark psychological drama Equus is returning to the West End. Director Ned Bennett's acclaimed English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production will move in…

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To Kill a Mockingbird's Jeff Daniels Talks Gregory Peck Comparisons and Calling Out Sleeping Audience Members by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee dropped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss "the role of a lifetime."

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Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan Tapped for Candide in Philadelphia by Ryan McPhee

The Tony and Oscar nominees will narrate the Philadelphia Orchestra’s symphonic staging of the Leonard Bernstein operetta.

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‘Men are generally SO bad at expressing their emotions’: David Kerby-Kendall on writing & starring in 20:40 by Featured Content

After years of writing success, including adaptations of David Walliams' children's novels, David Kerby-Kendall returns to acting to star in his new two-hander 20:40, coming to London's Omni…

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Rachel Dratch to Co-Star in Upcoming Movie Island Queen by Adam Hetrick

The comedy by screenwriter Zackary Grady centers on a teenage hockey player with secret plans to try out for the figure skating team.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Rachel Dratch to Co-Star in Film Comedy Island Queen by Adam Hetrick

The comedy by screenwriter Zackary Grady centers on a teenage hockey player with secret plans to try out for the figure skating team.

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Guest Blog: Playwright Yasmin Joseph On J'OUVERT at Theatre503 by BroadwayWorld

Carnival and Black womanhood have always been synonymous to me. Black women's roles as the innovators, entrepreneurs and performers is at the forefront of my cultural relationship with Carni…

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Why NBC Backed Out Of Airing ‘Hair Live!’ by Artsjournal1

Turns out it wasn’t because of the ratings for Rent [kinda] Live! (the worst ever for a live TV musical) or even the naked hippies at the end of Act I (well, maybe a little). No, what kill…

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‘Out’ Magazine Has Been Stiffing Freelancers, And Its Top Editor Is Threatening To Quit by Artsjournal1

“Over the past year, the magazine has been locked in a bizarre intra-company battle between writers and photographers with a web of companies and individuals all seemingly blaming each oth…

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Feds Will Retry Guy Who Broke Thumb Off Ancient Chinese Terra Cotta Warrior by Artsjournal1

“Prosecutors told a judge Thursday that they intend to retry Michael Rohana, 25, on charges of theft and concealment of an object of cultural heritage. Their decision comes a month after a…

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Caitlin Kinnunen & Stars of The Prom Offer a Moving Performance of 'Unruly Heart' on The Late Show by Broadway.com

The Prom is spreading its message of love and acceptance across America. Stars of the seven-time Tony-nominated musical stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on May 20 to sing from M…

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BAM Reimagines the Next Wave Festival by Joshua Barone

David Binder, for his first festival as artistic director, has assembled a roster of Brooklyn Academy of Music newcomers.

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Take a Look Inside the 2019 Obie Awards by Nathan Skethway

Heidi Shreck's What the Constitution Means to Me was awarded Best New American Play at the ceremony, hosted by Rachel Bloom.

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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre announces new season by Eleni Cashell

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced it’s 2019/2020 season of shows. Running between 6 September 2019 – 16 May 2020. The post Lyric Hammersmith Theatre announces new season appeared f…

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Cannes: Diego Maradona gets the Asif Kapadia treatment

From the maker of Amy and Senna, this documentary is slick and compelling but never probes too deeply

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25 Days of Tonys: Why Beetlejuice Designer David Korins Says This Is His Most Complicated Set Ever by Ruthie Fierberg

Why the Beetlejuice set took five years, its hidden Tim Burton references, and more.

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WATCH: Caitlin Kinnunen and the Cast of The Prom Perform ‘Unruly Heart’ on Late Night by Dan Meyer

The musical comedy is up for seven Tony Awards.

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Andrzej Lukowski: Get over the idea of The Great Brexit Play – we don’t need it by Andrzej Lukowski

And so we head to the polling booths for Thursday’s European elections. Parliamentary democracy has still failed to sort out Brexit. But

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Is It? I Think So: A Review of It Is Magic at Theater Oobleck by Jay Van Ort

Mickle Maher's new play investigates the balance between the alchemical and nihilistic forces alive in the theatrical arts.

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‘Emotional impact comes from a genuinely great production’: ALL MY SONS – The Old Vic by Rachel Williams

All My Sons may not be my favourite Arthur Miller play but The Old Vic’s production of it is undeniably brilliant, especially the heavyweight and stunningly good cast.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Will Receive True Colors Theatre Company’s Jane Bishop National Theatre Award by Andrew Gans

Actor and director Rashad is one of five who will be honored at the second annual True Colors Applauds Awards Brunch.

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The SpongeBob Musical National Tour to Play Boston, Nashville, and Philadelphia by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway musical features a score by Aerosmith, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Panic! At the Disco, and David Bowie.

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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Announces Full List of Tour Stops by BroadwayWorld

The full list of cities has been announced for the upcoming North American Tour of Nickelodeon's THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL. This explosively imaginative production will launch at PROCTORS in Sch…

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Photo Coverage: Backstage at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1965 & 1978 by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year Broadway Musicals of 1965 and 1978 on Monday, May 20 at 8pm. Check out the photos from backstage

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Photo Coverage: Ethan Slater, Betsy Wolfe, and More Perform at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1965 & 1978 by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year Broadway Musicals of 1965 and 1978 on Monday, May 20 at 8pm. Check out the photos from the performance

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VIDEO: The Crawley Family is Back in Trailer for the DOWTOWN ABBEY Film by Stage Tube

Focus Features has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated Dowtown Abbey film, only in theaters this September. The trailer shows the Crawley family prepare for an unexpected visit f…

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Boycott For Choice: Can Artists Be Profiles in Courage? by Alan Harrison

If you are an artist and pro-choice, you have to confront a terrible and difficult question. The post Boycott For Choice: Can Artists Be Profiles in Courage? appeared first on Clyde Fitch R…

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Lyric Hammersmith Season to Include Calcutta–Set A Doll’s House and Beauty Queen of Leenane by Adam Hetrick

Artistic director Rachel O’Riordan announces her inaugural season.

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An Interview with Set Designer Rachel Hauck by Victoria Myers

This season, two of the most complicated sets on Broadway were designed by Rachel Hauck. For the musical Hadestown, Hauck had the task of figuring out a design for a show that lives in metap…

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Il barbiere di Siviglia at Glyndebourne — the humour comes through, eventually

All about entertainment: a production of Rossini’s slapstick opera that finds its feet

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Throw the Ultimate Tony Viewing Party by Broadway Direct

It’s Tony time! Now that Tony nominations have officially been announced, the countdown to the ceremony on June 9 is on. No Tony viewing is complete unless it is done at a fabulous, over-t…

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

The American premiere of the hit musical about the wives of Henry VIII began performances May 14.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1036: Mora V. Harris by Adam Szymkowicz

Mora V. HarrisHometown: Pittsburgh, PA for the first nine years, Durham, NC after that. Current Town: Pittsburgh, PA Q:  What are you working on now?A:  I have a play in development called…

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Screen junkies sing their pain in Octet at the Pershing Square Signature Center, New York

Dave Malloy’s new musical addresses a very contemporary form of addiction

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Tony-Nominated Plays and Musicals by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Greek mythology, Shakespeare, the Constitution, Rupert Murdoch, old-school R&B, and a pair of beloved films from the 1980s were among the diverse sources of inspiration for 2019’s Tony…

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Rocketman — Taron Egerton is the perfect Elton John

Everything you could want from a rock biopic: Dexter Fletcher’s film is an exhilarating ride

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Tony-Nominated Stars by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

This year’s Tony Award nominations for acting recognize a number of stage and screen stars — among them, Annette Bening, Jeff Daniels, Bryan Cranston, Adam Driver, Laurie Metcalf, and Ja…

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EQUUS Will Open At Trafalgar Studios This July by BroadwayWorld

Award winning director Ned Bennett's bold revival of Peter Shaffer's iconic psychological thriller Equus is transfering to the West End this summer. Following its hugely successful run, the …

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Germany Is Returning Stolen Papers Of Kafka Executor Max Brod To Israel by Artsjournal1

“[The handover] will end a decade-long struggle to retrieve the missing Brod papers which, according to Israel’s National Library, were stolen 10 years ago in Tel Aviv. The documents, le…

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The Man Who Used Culture To Transform Medellín’s Most Dangerous Slum Says He Can Do The Same With Paris’s Poor Suburbs by Artsjournal1

“Thirty years ago, Medellín was the most violent, the most dangerous city in the world. Nobody wanted to go there, not even Colombians,” says Daniel Carvalho, the urban planner who laun…

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Columbus Dance Theatre Has Funding Taken Away By Local Council by Artsjournal1

“Amid a year of turmoil, the Columbus Dance Theatre will enter its 2019-20 season without support from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. … Spokeswoman Jami Goldstein said of Columbus Da…

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The Louvre’s Attempts To Get Works Loaned For Its Leonardo 500 Show Aren’t Going So Well by Artsjournal1

First of all, there’s the on-again, off-again attempt by Italy’s new-ish nationalist government to make da Vinci and the Louvre show a cultural battleground. But there are also the perpe…

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THE FIRE BEHIND THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE: JEFFREY HOROWITZ AT THE OBIES by Philip Boroff

While accepting a lifetime achievement award at the Obies last night, Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz described how an apartment fire helped him create the nonprofit Theatre for …

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Review: Cygnet Theatre's 'Pride and Prejudice' a wild comic ride in decidedly nontraditional take on Jane Austen by James Hebert

Kate Hamill's adaptation of beloved 1800s novel bursts with laughs and surprises but is not one for the purists

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Theater Review: YOGA PLAY (Moxie Theatre Company in San Diego) by Milo Shapiro

YOGA, GIRL! Which of the following defines yoga to you? A series of gentle exercises meant to relax and invigorate the body; A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline using breath control and…

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Understanding Viewpoints by Tatum Hunter

Using observation and movement to make bold acting choices The post Understanding Viewpoints appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Chicago Theater Review: THE CROWD YOU’RE IN WITH (AstonRep Theatre Company at The Raven) by Lawrence Bommer

RETHINKING REPRODUCTION A very pointed question arrives near the end of Rebecca Gilman’s useful 2007 drama The Crowd You’re in With, first produced in Chicago ten years ago by Goodman …

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Emotional Malnourishment in “Curse of the Starving Class” by Hilton Als

The playwright Sam Shepard’s matter-of-fact observations about where his characters stand in the world tell us so much about the world they inhabit, Hilton Als writes.

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People’s Light presents Caryl Churchill’s ‘A Number’ by Cameron Kelsall

Caryl Churchill’s polemical drama ‘A Number’ receives a stunning, thought-provoking production from People’s Light. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Kara Walker, T. Lang Dance converse in High Museum work that reimagines history by Candice Thompson

T. Lang Dance this week will inhabit the High Museum of Art... The post Kara Walker, T. Lang Dance converse in High Museum work that reimagines history appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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London Theater Review: ‘White Pearl’ by Gordon Cox

Playwright Anchuli Felicia King dismantles the Asian market in this misfiring satire at London’s Royal Court Theatre. “White Pearl” makes a case that those seeking to make inroads into…

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Q&A: Cyd Prather has big ambitions for her Tiny Theater Company by Liz Dooley

For all intents and purposes, Cyd Prather is The Tiny Theater Company.... The post Q&A: Cyd Prather has big ambitions for her Tiny Theater Company appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Aria Winning: What Audiences Want From Opera by American Theatre Editors

How Opera Theatre of St. Louis used a Wallace Foundation Grant to test audience-building strategies.

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Cannes: A Hidden Life — Terrence Malick’s picturesque ode to wartime suffering

The story of an Austrian conscientious objector and his wife is told in three hours of tilling, toiling and Christian stoicism

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Seattle theater community holds fundraiser for local actors whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer by Brendan Kiley

The theater community has rallied around longtime local actors Amy Thone and Hans Altwies, whose daughter, Stella Altwies, was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer last month. A benefit conce…

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‘Far from bonzer new musical’: SUMMER STREET – Waterloo East Theatre by Debbie Gilpin

An energetic cast and an understated performance from Pogo the Summer Street dog are not enough to save this problematic show at the Waterloo East Theatre.

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Freedom and Silence: Theatre Programming in Chile by Pamela Lopez, Andres Kalawski

By Pamela Lopez, Andres Kalawski. Pamela López and Andrés Kalawski talk about the research they have done around theatre programmers in Chile.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Caitlin Kinnunen and the Cast of THE PROM Perform 'Unruly Heart' by Stage Tube

On Monday night's episode of 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,'Tony-nominated star Caitlin Kinnunen and the cast of 'The Prom' perform 'Unruly Heart'from their Broadway musical, now runni…

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Photo Coverage: Pasek & Paul, and More Attend Dramatists Guild Foundation's Evening of Philanthropy, Legacy, and Music by Walter McBride

On the evening of May 13, Dramatists Guild Foundation and Morgan Stanley hosted An Evening of Philanthropy, Legacy, and Music at Morgan Stanley.

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VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performance in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Stage Tube

Actor Jeff Daniels joined MSNBC'sNicolle Wallace to discuss the Trump presidency, the average American voter, and how the current political climate impacts his performance of Atticus Finch i…

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Marisa Tomei Starring in Broadway Revival of ‘The Rose Tattoo’ by Brent Lang

Marisa Tomei will star in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ “The Rose Tattoo.” The Oscar-winning actress will play Serafina, a part previously performed by the likes of Maure…

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Variety, PBS SoCal Announce Lineup for Season 10 of ‘Variety Studio: Actors on Actors’ by Dnissen01

Variety and PBS SoCal have announced the actor lineup and schedule for Season 10 of “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” The first two episodes of the Emmy Award-winning series will premi…

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Classical CD Reviews: Theodore Kuchar Collected Recordings, Eduard Strauss Centennial Edition vol. 2, and Railroad Rhythms by Jonathan Blumhofer

Railroad Rhythms is one of the year’s delights: unexpected, well played, and thoroughly charming. Theodore Kuchar is a conductor who seems to know precious few limitations; Eduard Strauss,…

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Jazz CD Review: Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy — Hard Bop, Revived by Michael Ullman

Once again, drummer Ralph Peterson pays fine homage to Art Blakey's tradition of joyous, hard-edged bashing jazz. The post Jazz CD Review: Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy — Hard Bo…

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'Aladdin' cast breaking glass ceilings in Hollywood by Ap, Ap, Ap

"Aladdin" stars Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud talk about the movie's inclusivity and say they're enjoying Hollywood's glass ceilings being broken. (May 20)        

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MOCA receives a $10-million gift to make admission free by Deborah Vankin

The Museum of Contemporary Art has announced that it will make admission free — a switch made possible by $10-million gift from MOCA Board of Trustees President Carolyn Powers. Powers made…

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Review: ‘Anna in the Tropics’ lights a powder keg of passion by Margaret Gray

Nilo Cruz’s 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Anna in the Tropics,” is set in 1929 at a cigar factory in Florida, but the Anna of the title is Anna Karenina. Tolstoy’s adulteress ne…

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Review: David Henry Hwang’s ‘M. Butterfly’ takes flight in a more gender-fluid era by Charles McNulty

Time passes, and even a contemporary classic can use a nip and tuck. David Henry Hwang, most famous for his Tony-winning 1988 play “M. Butterfly,” performed some not insignificant cosmet…

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Mumbai’s Royal Opera House (Yes, It Has One), Restored To Splendor And Use As An Arts Venue by Artsjournal1

The theatre, completed in 1916, was built by British and Parsi businessmen and presented Western and Indian music and spoken theatre until the 1930s, when it became a cinema. The arrival of …

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Making Opera With The Homeless In England’s Rust Belt by Artsjournal1

“A charity which helps tackle homelessness and mental health issues has been hailed for changing people’s lives. Streetwise Opera runs musical groups in [the North Yorkshire city of] Mid…

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Iran Sentences British Council Cultural Employee To Ten Years In Prison For Alleged Spying by Artsjournal1

Aras Amiri, a 33-year-old art student with Iranian nationality and British residence, worked for the British Council (roughly the equivalent of the Alliance Française or Goethe Institut). A…

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How do you train to become an opera singer? by George Hall

If you believe you have a voice strong enough to be heard at the back of a concert hall while delivering a

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‘What an important and daring play this is’: Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself – Ovalhouse ★★★★★ by Amy Toledano

Rejoicing At Her Wondrous Vulva The Young Woman Applauded Herself is a fresh and exciting take on a subject that is being talked about a lot in the arts now. Which, of course, is a brilliant…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review:Mac Beth at curtainup.com/ by Deirdre Donovan

Erica Schmidt might not be the first artist to introduce an all-female cast for a Shakespeare play. Yet her Mac Beth arrives in New York like a breath of fresh air.

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PHOTOS: Step into Easteros for a banquet with a side dish of murder at Dinner Is Coming by Featured Content

"And would sir like a crossbow with that?" Not the normal question asked by waiters, but at new Game of Thrones-inspired theatrical dining experience Dinner Is Coming., it seems entirely lik…

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Whitney Houston Hologram Tour And New Album In The Works 7 Years After Her Death by Vanessa Romo

The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 No. 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.

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Stratford East Equus revival transfers to the West End's Trafalgar Studios

Saddle up! Ned Bennett's critically acclaimed, minimalist marvel vision of Peter Shaffer's psychological thriller Equus is set to transfer to London's West End following a five-star run …

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Wake Up With BWW 5/21: Obie Award Winners, THE ROSE TATTOO Set For Broadway, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Today's top stories Obie Awards winners announced, The Rose Tattoo is coming to Broadway, Stephen SondheimJason Robert Brown concert, and more

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Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones cast in West End musical Waitress

This summer, Ashley Roberts of The Pussycat Dolls is set to make her West End stage debut in Waitress The Musical. She will be joined by musical theatre sensation Lucie Jones (Les Miserable…

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REVIEW: Hadestown by JK

Review of the Saturday, May 18, 2019 matinee performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Starring Reeve Carney, Andre de Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, Patrick Page. Book, music and lyrics …

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Lucie Jones to Replace Katharine McPhee in London's Waitress by Ryan McPhee

Also joining the Sara Bareilles musical will be The Pussycat Dolls' Ashley Roberts.

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Lucie Jones to Replace Katharine McPhee in London's Waitress; Pussycat Dolls' Ashley Roberts Will Also Join Cast by Ryan McPhee

The Sara Bareilles musical continues at the Adelphi Theatre in the West End.

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Lyric Hammersmith announces large-scale shows by female playwrights and e-ticket scheme by Georgia Snow

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced a long-term partnership with Headlong to develop large-scale work by female playwrights, as new artistic director Rachel

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Q&A with Lyric Hammersmith new artistic director Rachel O’Riordan: ‘I want to mix things up a bit’ by Matthew Hemley

As Rachel O’Riordan announces her first season as artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith, Matthew Hemley talks to her about her ambition

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Finalists Announced For The 2019 WICKED Young Writer Awards by BroadwayWorld

The 2019 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS www.wickedyoungwriterawards.com, created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust www.literacytrust.org.uk a…

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‘A gripping story told really well’: SMALL ISLAND – National Theatre ★★★★★ by Rev Stan

Small Island is an epic story straddling Jamaica and England before, during and after World War II and exploring colonialism, racism, love and identity.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR by Stage Tube

This is the UK professional premiere of Amour, a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief, with music by multi award-winning Michel Legrand with English lyrics by J…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the West End Transfer of VINCENT RIVER by BroadwayWorld

Ahead of press night on Tuesday 21 May, new production photos have been released of Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy in VINCENT RIVER by Philip Ridley, directed by Robert Chevara, at Trafalgar…

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BWW Review: ANDREA CHENIER, Royal Opera House by Gary Naylor

Andrea Chenier is a feast for eyes and ears with Roberto Alagna, Sondra Radvanovsky and Dimitri Platanias magnificent in the tale of the poet who stays true to love as the world descends int…

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MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Extends Booking Period by BroadwayWorld

MAMMA MIA THE PARTY, the new immersive theatrical and dining experience opening in a specially-adapted venue within The O2 London this summer, is extending its booking period from Monday 18 …

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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces Rachel O'Riordan's First Season As Artistic Director by BroadwayWorld

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces its 20192020 programme of work, Rachel O'Riordan's inaugural season as Artistic Director

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The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil review at Eden Court, Inverness – ‘catches the feel of 7:84’s 1973 original’ by Thom Dibdin

Revived and reconfigured with a reduced cast for small-scale Highland touring, the National Theatre of Scotland‘s production of The Cheviot, the Stag

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Audiences jump into bed and are paid to play at Take Me Somewhere by Kate Wyver

Various locations, GlasgowThis performance art festival serves up brazen tests of audience exploitation, a TV sleepover and feminist futurism How much would you have to be paid to make a foo…

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Rachel O’Riordan unveils first season as artistic director of Lyric Hammersmith by Georgia Snow

Rachel O’Riordan has announced her first season as artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith, which includes an adaptation of A Doll’s House

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Waitress West End cast changes see Lucie Jones & Ashley Roberts playing the roles of Jenna & Dawn

It’s amazing what a little baking can do: Former Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts will be making her West End debut as Dawn in Waitress at London’s Adelphi Theatre for a limited summer seaso…

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Andrea Chenier review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘thrilling singing hits the dramatic heights’ by George Hall

Umberto Giordano’s French Revolution drama focuses on a poet whose views prove unwelcome to both sides. Moreover, the allegiance of his rival

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Best of the Blogs: Death of a Salesman, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Orpheus Descending & more by Lisa Martland

As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (29 April-6 May 2019). Amidst her choices are two more West End productions o…

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Opinion: ‘Be More Chill’ and the buying power of social media by Jeremy Gerard

Social media is such an important factor in the marketing of Broadway shows that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have become not only ticket sellers, but plot points in shows. The trend may …

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'Four Chords and a Gun' tells a tuneless story of The Ramones by Chris Jones

“Four Chords and a Gun,” the new show from Toronto now at the Broadway Playhouse, is an odd duck. Of course, so were The Ramones. Here was an American punk rock band with influence that …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Coral Browne – This F***ing Lady! review at King’s Head, London – ‘enthusiastic but under-rehearsed performance’ by Paul Vale

The actor Coral Browne moved to London from Australia in 1936 with a string of classical leading-lady credits to her name and

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Ashley Roberts & Lucie Jones join Waitress by Eleni Cashell

Sugar, butter, flour, and two new cast members! There’s going to be a new Jenna and Dawn working at Joe’s Diner from 17 June. The post Ashley Roberts & Lucie Jones join Waitress appe…

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REVIEW: Henry V or Harry England, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Henry V or Harry England now playing at Shakespeare's Globe This post REVIEW: Henry V or Harry England, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭ first appeared on B…

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‘Isn’t a show I will let go of in a hurry’: ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS & RAGING QUEENS – Union Theatre ★★★★★ by Shanine Salmon

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens is such a beautiful and moving piece of work celebrating the lives and commemorating the deaths of those who have been lost to AIDS.

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London Theatre Direct halt ticket sales for Sergei Polunin at the London Palladium in light of homophobic comments posted on Instagram

Following a series of disparaging comments made by Ukrainian-born, Russian dancer Sergei Polunin that were deemed overwhelmingly sexist, homophobic, and fat-shaming, London Theatre Direct…

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Press Release: London Theatre Direct announces halt of tickets sales for Sergei Polunin's mixed programme at the London Palladium

London Theatre Direct formally announce today that they will be halting ticket sales for Sergei Polunin's upcoming mixed dance programme at the London Palladium. The decision comes after t…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones join cast of Waitress West End by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced that Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones will join the cast of Waitress West End on 17 June 2019. This post Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones join cast of Wa…

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NEWS: Lucie Jones & Ashley Roberts join the West End cast of Waitress in the roles of Jenna and Dawn by Press Releases

From 17 June 2019 Ashley Roberts will be making her West End debut as Dawn in Sara Bareilles’ hit musical Waitress for a strictly limited summer season, while it has also been confirmed th…

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‘We play with the idea of nostalgia & how we, as a society, look back at our past’: The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Jesse Meadows on Education Educa by Featured Content

Jesse Meadows chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Education Education Education to the Trafalgar Studios, where it runs from 31 May to 29 June 2019, including …

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Performers are under attack from an ‘out of control’ HMRC, Equity leader warns by Matthew Hemley

HMRC and Equity are locked in a bitter dispute over the tax status of actors, with the union warning that the government

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Bryan Cranston on the Exhausting Joys of Broadway by Variety

The award-winning actor spills backstage secrets behind his Tony-nominated turn in “Network.”

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Musicals I … (fill in the blank) by Artsjournal1

Here is a real meme, plucked from the Web over the weekend, filled out, and posted solely for your amusement. – Terry Teachout

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BWW Interview: Sergey Kuryshev Talks THREE SISTERS by Louis Train

Sergey Kuryshev is a titan of the Russian stage, a highly regarded interpreter of Chekhov, an occasional film star, and a mainstay of St. Petersburg's Maly Drama Theatre.Sergey and the Maly …

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The Good Knife by Artsjournal1

I’d never had a knife in my life like the new nakiri. It was crackling sharp (though not for long), but something else made it exceptional: the calm ease with which the knife held my hand,…

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Lucie Jones & Ashley Roberts to Join Waitress in the West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Lucie Jones, a musical-theater alum and former Eurovision and X Factor contestant, has been selected to take over the role of Jenna in the West End production of Waitress. Also joining the c…

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Lucie Jones and Ashley Roberts Announced As New Leads of London's WAITRESS! by BroadwayWorld

It is announced today that from Monday 17 June Ashley Roberts Strictly Come Dancing 2018 finalist, The Pussycat Dolls will be making her West End debut as Dawn in Sara Bareilles' hit musical…

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Pitlochry artistic director Elizabeth Newman: ‘Open every window and door – let everyone in’ by David Pollock

Elizabeth Newman has been brought in to connect rural Pitlochry Festival Theatre to the rest of  Scotland and the globe. David Pollock

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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0619: Hooray for Hollywood Theatre! by MusicalTalk

Michael Gordon Shapiro begins a series of interviews exploring creative life at the Hollywood Fringe and chats with festival co-founder Ben Hill and musical theatre director Janet Miller.

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Recent Listening: Zeitlin Remembers Davis by Artsjournal1

Denny Zeitlin Solo Piano: Remembering Miles – Doug Ramsey

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BWW Review: Aziza Barnes' Fast and Furiously Funny BLKS Follows Three Friends on a Crazy Night by Michael Dale

There's a scene in poet-turned-playwright Aziza Barnes' fast and furiously funny debut stage piece, BLKS, where the main characters, a trio of black Brooklyn women in their 20s 'out on a mis…

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Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal by David Jays

These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most ter…

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Paul Clayton: It pays to be polite to fans, especially if they have a scalpel by Paul Clayton

It is widely acknowledged that reward and recognition are vital in the workplace. For actors, the level of reward seems to be

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Catherine Kodicek: Pay transparency will help costume professionals get a fair deal by Catherine Kodicek

One of the issues facing costume professionals in the fight for better pay and conditions is the myriad ways in which we

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Slick’s Comedy Series “It’s Bruno” Premieres on Netflix by Blouin Artinfo

“It’s Bruno” premiered on Netflix on May 17, 2019. Slick’s comedy series is written by Dave Broome and Solvan “Slick” Naim. The producers are David Broome and Yong Yam for 25/7 P…

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BBC Two Commissions Salisbury Novichok Poisoning Drama by Blouin Artinfo

Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama and Patrick Holland, Controller of BBC Two, have commissioned a new factual drama on Salisbury Novichok Poisoning, exploring the impact of the 2018 Novi…

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Fun & Flexible Frankenstein: Frankenstein vs. the Horrendous Goo by Lindsay Price

Frankenstein vs. the Horrendous Goo by Treanor Baring is a fast-paced, action-packed comedy that’s sure to delight both middle school actors and their audiences. A mix-up in the chemistry …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Il Viaggio A Reims by Arts Review

Damiano Michieletto’s imaginative production of Rossini’s exultant Il Viaggio a Reims will premiere in the State Theatre – Arts Centre Melbourne this Friday (24 May), marking the first…

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Celebrate 40 years of Darwin Festival this August by Arts Review

Proudly celebrating 40 years in 2019, Darwin Festival returns for 18 hot nights this August with the very best in local and international curated cultural events and talent. A first taste of…

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Danielle Brooks, Chuck Cooper, More Star in Shakespeare in the Park's Much Ado About Nothing, Starting May 21 by Ryan McPhee

Kenny Leon directs the staging at the Public Theater’s Delacorte in Central Park.

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Dance News: Announcing The Winners Of The 2019 Chita Rivera Awards! by The Dance Enthusiast

Announcing The Winners Of The 2019 Chita Rivera Awards!

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IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Three by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Three, "Balanchine created Diamonds for Suzanne Farrell, who - after many years of absence from the company - returned t…

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Can We Laugh About Climate Change? - Playwright Bess Wohl on 'Continuity,' her new dark comedy at Manhattan Theatre Club

Playwright Bess Wohl on Continuity, her new dark comedy at Manhattan Theatre Club---Playwright Bess Wohl relishes a good challenge. Her book for the musical Pretty Filthy was based on interv…

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World Premiere of Bess Wohl’s Continuity Opens May 21 by Olivia Clement

The new play, helmed by Rachel Chavkin, opens at MTC's Off-Broadway stage.

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