Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Lighting Designer John H. Purnell Discusses ‘Mamma Mia’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

John H. Purnell is the Lighting Designer for Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s sold-out production of Mamma Mia! He has done the lighting design for many shows in the Annapolis area, inclu…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

Five-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein returns for his annual summertime engagement with a brand-new show of musical delights! In I Happen to Like New York at 54 Below, tonight, Saturday…

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Theater Review: “Hello, Dolly!” in Boston a Welcome Confection by Christopher Caggiano

The national tour of the smash-hit revival retains much of the charm of the original. The post Theater Review: “Hello, Dolly!” in Boston a Welcome Confection appeared first on The Arts …

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Service Dogs Attend Performance of BILLY ELLIOT in Canada

A group of service dogs recently attended a relaxed performance of Billy Elliot at the Stratford Festival in Ontario.

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Ian McKellen Joins LES MISERABLES UK Tour For One Performance Only

Ian McKellen joined the UK tour of Les Miserables for one performance today.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

'Swing Symphony' recording features SLSO, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In the recording, Robertson says, the SLSO's players both stood out and fused with the jazz band.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Fall Springs at by Gloria Miller

the story is politically pointed and the acting and music campy enough to make for what is probably the most entertaining evening about hydro fracking that anyone could ever imagine.

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Review: ‘Michael Feinstein: I Happen To Like New York’ at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Deb Miller

For his annual summer engagement at Feinstein’s/54 Below, the eponymous multi-platinum Grammy-nominated artist celebrates the songs, entertainers, and musical history of our city in Michae…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Tell Me More | Episode 35: Glynn Turman from Lorraine Hansberry to August Wilson by Matt Tamanini

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to” one of the most prolific character actors working today, Glynn Turman. After beginning his professional car…

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Working on My Night Moves review – it's hard to find meaning in the dark by Kate Wyver

Summerhall, EdinburghJulia Croft’s performance art piece takes you from the edge of a black hole to the eye of the hurricane in The Wizard of Oz. It’s all very confusing The stars lie by…

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Jordan Brookes review – refuses to play by the normal rules of comedy by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghBrookes delivers one of the coups of this year’s fringe with this deconstruction of a standup set, in which you never know what he’ll do next ‘In all sinc…

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Wigging out: why drag is bigger and wilder than ever at Edinburgh by Crystal Rasmussen

It used to be that just wearing a dress and lip-syncing was enough. But now drag is mainstream, the bar for this most creative and transgressive art form has been raised It’s Friday night …

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)


(John Muller’s article appeared in Shakespeare and Beyond, 7/19; via Pam Green.) In his life and times Frederick Douglass was known around the world as an orator, abolitionist, suffragist,…

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‘Jet black comedy mixed with just a dash of Dali’: CROCODILE FEVER – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★★ by Kris Hallett

Who needs that double espresso shot when shows like Meghan Tyler’s Crocodile Fever exist?

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: An Evening Without Kate Bush, Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews An Evening Without Kate Bush with Sarah-Louise Young at The Voodoo Rooms at Edinburgh Fringe This post REVIEW: An Evening Without Kate Bush, Voodoo Rooms, …

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‘A true delight’: Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch – Edinburgh Fringe by Amy Toledano

Fat Rascal brings its usual comedic flair to this brilliant musical parody that exposes the untold truth of Ursula The Sea Witch of The Little Mermaid fame.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

On The Exhale: Gun Violence as Adrenaline on WNET by New York Theater

The timing in broadcasting a two-year-old play about gun violence may seem right, but it’s terribly wrong. The WNET series Theater Close-Up has chosen to broadcast “On The Exhale,” Mar…

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11 Broadway Shows Giving Back by Ruthie Fierberg

From Hamilton to Dear Evan Hansen, these Broadway shows and their stars change lives through more than their onstage art.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Music Interview: At 73, Dave Mason is Feelin’ (and Playin’) (and Singin’) Alright by Jason M. Rubin

A talk with Dave Mason,  a R&R Hall of Famer who will be performing with Electric Hot Tuna at the Wilbur. The post Music Interview: At 73, Dave Mason is Feelin’ (and Playin’) (and …

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Berkeley’s Big People sculptures over I-80 to come down by Ali Tadayon

The deteriorated 11-year-old bronze sculptures at either end of a pedestrian bridge over the I-80 connecting West Berkeley to the waterfront, depicting a group of people having fun at the Ma…

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‘Beautifully utilises imagery & metaphor’: RIVER IN THE SKY – Hope Theatre by Laura Kressly

Peter Taylor’s script beautifully utilises imagery and metaphor in River in the Sky at the Hope Theatre and the overarching concept is strong.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Jessica Fostekew review – punchy polemic about gender stereotyping by Brian Logan

Monkey Barrel Comedy, Edinburgh The standup rails against old-fashioned ideals of femininity, the diet industry and society’s policing of women’s bodies. It’s strong stuff. Who decides…

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A rum sort of show: Sh!t Theatre turn bad news into art with alcohol by Kate Wyver

Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole’s latest show started off exploring Brexit, then turned darker. No wonder they hand beer to the audience and down shots on stage To try and win the lo…

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Edinburgh theatre roundup: Oedipus; Roots; Total Immediate Collective – review by Kate Kellaway

King’s theatre; Church Hill theatre; the Studio, EdinburghEmotion is pared to the bone in Robert Icke’s thrilling new real-time adaptation of Sophocles. Plus, folk tales that leap off th…

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MEET THE 2019 NOMINEES: A Midsummer Night's Dream by [email protected] (ariel Estrada)

A Midsummer Night's Dream By William Shakespeare Directed by Jonathan Hopkins Presented by Smith Street Stage NOMINATED FOR: Outstanding Original Music - Joe Jung Joe Jung What attra…

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Do You Know the Top 13 Most-Revived Plays on Broadway? by Playbill Staff

A look at the plays that have been seen on Broadway the most since 1950.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

If I don’t create my own work, am I not a true artist? by Georgia Tuohey

How often do you torture yourself with this statement? Actor, Georgia Tuohey talks candidly about her struggles with and ultimately liberation from knowing she won’t create her own work. I…

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MEET THE 2019 NOMINEES: Arkham by [email protected] (ariel Estrada)

Radiotheatre's 10th Annual H.P.Lovecraft Festival: ArkhamWritten, directed, and sound designed by Dan Bianchi Presented by Radiotheatre in association with Theatre At St.John's Starring Fr…

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‘Likeable & informative’: THUNDERSTRUCK – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Thunderstruck by David Colvin at Assembly Checkpoint is a deeply felt and human tale, whose relationship with its source and inspiration nevertheless makes for some uncertain moments.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: Fatty Fat Fat, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe by Madeline Lee

Review: Fatty Fat Fat, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsFatty Fat Fat is an incredibly brave show that jumps between hilarious mocking games, snippets of storytelling and deeply …

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Review: The Burning, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: The Burning, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe 3.0stars “Our ancestors are calling. Let me take you back!” Four women cry, wrapped in long, dark robes with hoods tied at the …

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret, starring John Partridge by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 29 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to Bromley for the start of Cabaret's new tour, starring John Partridge as t…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Hearty review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘a scream against trans erasure’ by Francesca Peschier

Emma Frankland creates a work full of beautiful, dark magic in Hearty, her one-woman celebration of the weird science behind her own

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‘The stuff of Greek legends’: GO BANG YOUR TAMBOURINE – Finborough Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

First performed in 1970, Tricia Thorns’ revival of Philip King’s Go Bang Your Tambourine is remarkably the first time the play has ever been performed in London

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Film Review: “The Nightingale” — The Horrors of Imperialism by Peg Aloi

The Nightingale serves as both a powerful exploration of the past (from the perspective of the exploited) and a gripping vision of resilience in the face of unfathomable hate, greed, and cru…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Kimberly Bartosik by Arts Review

Who is Kimberly Bartosik? NYC-based Choreographer, performer, educator Kimberly Bartosik creates viscerally provocative, ferociously intimate choreographic projects that are built upon the d…

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Communicating Classroom Expectations vs. Rehearsal Expectations by Kerry Hishon

Have you ever stopped to consider your expectations of drama class compared to your expectations during show rehearsals? It’s interesting and useful to compare the two. Do you notice yours…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

CHORUS by Arts Review

What is the cost of a woman’s success when it comes at the expense of her family? Agamemnon is about to find out. Featuring a creative team that boasts some of Sydney’s best and brightes…

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Nando’s serves up a side-dish of art

The South African-owned chain has shown a long-running and deep-seated support for art and artists

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