Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Waiting for Johnny Depp by Mark Dundas Wood

What’s best about "Waiting for Johnny Depp" is Vivino’s performance. My, does she ever get a workout during the play’s 100-minute running time. She has 15 or so musical numbers (some o…

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VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Concert Cast & Composers Celebrate With A Special Encore Performance

Producer Cameron Mackintosh and composers Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg addressed the crowd after yesterday's gala premiere of Les Misérables in concert in London, followed by …

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People You Should Know . . . Claudia Corrieri by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by David Urbanke) Claudia Corrieri is an artist based in New York, an alumni of University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Art (Foundation &…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

News: Arena Stage Kicks Off 2019/20 Season with Free Community Day and Props Sale by News Desk

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater kicks off the 2019/20 Season with a free Community Day and Props Sale on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mead Cente…

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5 Key Points to Cover When Hiring an Architect by Arts Review

Architecture is a strange sort of business. You can line up five experts who got the exact same formal training and education, have the exact same amount of experience, and are exactly the s…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Four different ways to fund your creative dreams by Arts Review

Many people have ideas for creative projects, but then they realise there is one big problem – the need for upfront capital. For professional innovative enterprises, and it has never been…

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This documentary details Fiddler on the Roof s origins, recent revivals and continued cultural relevance.

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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 23, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Slava’s Snowshow” Coming to Broadway, “The Shining” Coming to Broadway, Stokes, Clark, Bladwin, Socha Coming to Encores! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday,…

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Heloise by Sandi Durell

  by Edward Medina   While watching the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival production of Heloise one could imagine what it was like watching a first draft workshop rehearsal of The Lion in Wi…

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2019-20 Broadway, Off Broadway Updates by Barry Gordin

2019-20 Broadway and Off-Broadway Update: LSD, Cary Grant, Princess Di, and Barry Manilow By: David Sheward August 22, 2019: As the summer dwindles down, the number of announcements…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Rialto Chatter: Is The New Musical PASSING THROUGH Headed To NYC?

The new musical Passing Through, is wrapping up its run at Goodspeed Opera House this weekend. According to a new report, the show has its sights set on NYC.

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‘Hadestown’ star Reeve Carney brings musician siblings into spotlight by Eric Hegedus

Clearly, the Carney family talent pool didn’t stop with “Honeymooners” star Art Carney — or even with his great-nephew, “Hadestown” star Reeve Carney. The latest generation of th…

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Alex Ross: Why “Salome” Is My Favorite Opera by Artsjournal

“To say that Richard Strauss’s “Salome” is your favorite opera is a bit like saying that “The Shining” is your favorite film or that Edgar Allan Poe is your favorite author: it m…

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Review: ‘Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience’ at St. Luke’s Theatre by Deb Miller

Images, information, and interpretations are the main ingredients of Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience, which has now arrived in New York. Though presented Off-Broadway at S…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)


A new installment of the musical theatre parody staple, Forbidden Broadway, is on the way!

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Tim Minchin comes “BACK” to Australia in 2020 by Gabi Bergman

After selling out his national tour in record breaking time and receiving rave audience reviews across the country earlier this year, internationally renowned, award-winning musician, comedi…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

‘Forbidden Broadway’ is back to skewer Cher, Bette Midler, ‘Tootsie’ by Michael Riedel

Brace yourself, theater people: Gerard Alessandrini, the merry skewer-er of all that you do, is coming back with “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation.” A New York institution since 1…

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Classical CD Reviews: Nancy Dalberg’s String Quartets, Wynton Marsalis’ Violin Concerto , Osmo Vänskä conducts Mahler by Jonathan Blumhofer

Nancy Dalberg's string quartets are worth getting to know, Wynton Marsalis's violin Concerto receives an electrifying performance, and Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra continue to …

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They Ditched Their Jobs To Live In Their Dream Destination by Jeryl Brunner

Betsy and David Cartier took a big leap when they relocated to Beaufort and it paid off.

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Five COME FROM AWAY Actors and Men They Portray Join Live Global Webinar

For the first time ever, five actors who portray the same role in a Broadway musical will gather in a virtual online conference room to share stories with the man they portray (Kevin Tuerff)…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Hercules to play at Delacorte by Stagelight

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Free Speech Vs. Political Correctness Isn’t The Real Problem: What’s Behind The Furious Social-Justice-Warrior Battles At Elite Universities by Artsjournal1

Natalia Dashan, who was a full-scholarship student at Yale and witnessed such imbroglios as the Halloween Costumes fiasco up close, looks at the underlying dynamic by which, among a very pri…

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We’re Learning How Emotional Intelligence Drives The Brain by Artsjournal

“With the help of neuroscientific and behavioural research, we are beginning to appreciate how the ancestral mammal brain is alive and well inside our higher neocortical systems. Unlike th…

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Is The World Turning Against Calatrava And His Projects? by Artsjournal

His sleek designs are notoriously high maintenance, over budget, and prone to failure. Here’s a short list of his debacles. – D Magazine

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Artists Take Over Power Station And Make Art That Generates Power by Artsjournal

The contemporary arts centre E-Werk Luckenwalde will not only open exhibition galleries and studio spaces in a former brown coal power station 65km south of Berlin, it will also begin genera…

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Composer Killed While Collecting Sounds In The Far North By A Bear by Artsjournal

“Julien really wanted to connect with something else. He really wanted to connect with nature, but not only with nature, but with the scientists and the people that actually are studying t…

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Slava's Snowshow Will Return to Broadway for Holiday Run by

The theatrical spectacle Slava's Snowshow has booked a return holiday engagement at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The show, created and staged by acclaimed Russian clown Slava Polunin…

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Fascinating To Contemplate What We Define As “World Literature” (We Read So Little Of It) by Artsjournal

“World literature happens when Russian novels remake English literature; when a Turkish writer takes inspiration from a Colombian writer; when Japanese critics review translations of Leban…

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Bess Wohl's Acclaimed Make Believe Receives One-Week Extension from Second Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Second Stage has announced a weeklong extension to Bess Wohl's celebrated new play Make Believe. Originally announced to run through September 15, the production will now conclude its engage…

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Mauricio Martinez Talks His Upcoming 54 Below Concert & 'Defending His Flags' by Caitlin Moynihan

Mauricio Martinez is known for his leading turn in Broadway's On Your Feet! and taking the musical on the road as well as his work on Mexican TV, and this month he's bringing his story to th…

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Prepare to Be Amazed! Derren Brown Gets Ready to Ensnare the Minds of Broadway Audiences in Derren Brown: Secret by Lindsey Sullivan

Derren Brown is gearing up to begin Broadway performances of his acclaimed magic show Derren Brown: Secret. The show, which first played New York at the Atlantic Theater Company, transports …

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Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway premiere of The Lightning Thief, the rollicking stage adaptation of Rick Riordan's young adult fantasy novel. The production will play the L…

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Brian Cox, Bryce Pinkham & More on Revisiting History in the Upcoming Broadway Play The Great Society by

The Great Society stars Brian Cox, Marc Kudisch, Bryce Pinkham and more talk about bringing President Lyndon B. Johnson's life to Broadway.

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Photo Coverage: Derren Brown Previews Broadway-Bound SECRET!

From stage to screen, two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown has mesmerized millions worldwide with his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion. Now, for the…

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Broadway Stars Connect With Stars of Tomorrow at Broadway Workshop Summer 2019

Broadway Workshop, the country's top training program for young performers,  ​​​​​​​celebrated Summer 2019 by welcoming Broadway's biggest stars to lead musical…

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BWW TV: Watch a Magical Sneak Peek of DERREN BROWN: SECRET

From stage to screen, two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown has mesmerized millions worldwide with his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion. Now, for the…

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VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters on Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

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Token Theatre Friends: Into the Woods With Britney Simpson by American Theatre Editors

The Friends take a road trip to see 'Into the Woods,' in actual nature, and talk to Britney Simpson, the production's Baker's Wife; plus reviews of 'Sea Wall/A Life' and 'Bat Out of Hell.'

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Arkansas Rep Sets 2020 Season Under New Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The season will include plays by Holland Taylor, Simon Stephens, and the musical 'Bye Bye Birdie.'

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    By Ron Fassler   The annual Rave Theater Festival is underway on the Lower East Side of Manhattan this August with theatre, dance and music to entertain (as the circus once said) “c…

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Austin Playhouse Announces 20th Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include works by Lauren Gunderson, Paula Vogel, and more.

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Watch Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge in Their Powerful New Broadway Play Sea Wall/A Life

Get a glimpse of the must-see new Broadway play Sea Wall/A Life.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Dance Gap Year: Filling the gap and helping dancers find their way by Admin

Young adulthood — it can be a scary time of uncertainty and big decisions. Dancers in this time of life have to decide if they’ll choose the path of four-year college, conservatory or g…

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Darren Brown Reveals the Subtle Science Behind His Secret by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

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Derren Brown Reveals the Subtle Science Behind His Secret by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Olivier Award-winning illusionist and mentalist begins a limited Broadway engagement at the Cort Theatre September 6.

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Dr. Rocket’s Twilight Carnival by Vanessa Cate

Dr. Rocket’s Twilight Carnival Reviewed by Vanessa Cate Nocturnal Fandango ClosedRECOMMENDED It’s midnight. I pull up to a series of worn buildings and homes on a dark street in the …

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Miracle of Miracles Documentary Clip: How Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock Wrote Fiddler’s Music and Lyrics Separately by Ruthie Fierberg

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming film, hear how the writing duo collaborated to create “If I Were a Rich Man.”

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Spencer Jones review – unrefined idiocy delivered with care and skill by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghStrangers’ junk items give a semblance of structure to the latest by this gloriously skittish man-child who revels in the inane Spencer Jones’s new show is …

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Insanity thrives, giddily, in Signature’s ‘Assassins’ by Peter Marks

The Arlington theater revives one of Stephen Sondheim’s most daring musicals.

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Saugerties by Lara Altunian

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Providence Players’ David Whitehead Previews Pop-Up Production of ‘Bobby Gould in Hell’ by David Siegel

With the success of their first pop-up theatrical venture, the Providence Players of Fairfax are ready for a second pop-up production. This time the Providence Players, a Northern Virginia s…

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‘#DateMe’ Review: Not Feeling a Love Connection by Laura Collins-Hughes

A frenzy of strained joke-making and audience participation overwhelms a promising exploration of romance in the internet age.

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BEETLEJUICE's Kerry Butler and Rob McClure Bring Puppet Adam Maitland to Instagram!

Beetlejuice's very own Barbara Maitland, Tony nominee Kerry Butler, is bringing us to the Netherworld to introduce us to her puppet friend, Adam 3.0! Check out her series of Instagram videos…

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Surreal ‘Slava’s Snowshow’ Plans Broadway Return For The Holidays by Greg Evans

Slava’s Snowshow, the surreal, international theatrical presentation of clowns in winter that became a two-year Off Broadway hit in 2004 before playing a limited Broadway run four years la…

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Have We Stopped Opera From Evolving? by Artsjournal

Imagine if Hollywood were to issue shot-for-shot remakes of D.W. Griffith’s gauzy history of the Ku Klux Klan, “The Birth of a Nation ,” every few years. Imagine Tom Hanks re-creating …

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Drag In Paris, Nouvelle Vs. Old-School by Artsjournal1

There are still transformiste cabarets, with what might be called female impersonators (talk about old-school) lip-synching impressions of famous chanteuses for an audience little different …

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Join the Cincinnati Ballet Team! We are Hiring! by Artsjournal

Cincinnati Ballet is looking to add some great talent to the our administrative team. We are looking for an Institutional Giving Manager and a Director of Education + Community Engagement. P…

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Blackface Opera Controversy In Verona This Summer by Artsjournal

Tamara Wilson: “Operas like Aïda and Turandot were written for and performed by white European singers in, what was at that time acceptable, theatrical makeup to make them appear African …

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BC/EFA Benefit Celebrating 25 Years of Disney on Broadway Set for 11/4

An all-star lineup of Broadway's best will honor one of theatre's most fantastical anniversaries at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway onMonday, November 4, 2019. The special…

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From Massachusetts: Fall Springs, A Fracking Good Time by Bob Verini

★★★ Stale environmental satire is offset by sprightly songs and a swell cast at Barrington Stage The post From Massachusetts: Fall Springs, A Fracking Good Time appeared first on New Y…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Concert to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Adam Hetrick

The one-night-only concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre will feature songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Newsies, and more.

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EXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin knows the territory — the Broadway territory, that is. Visiting River City with Hugh Jackman in Rudin’s upcoming revival of The Music Man  won’t come cheap. A y…

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Make Believe Extends by Stagelight

Acclaimed Production Now Runs Through Sunday, September 22

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SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW Makes Broadway Return This Winter

The Olivier Award-winning, international sensation SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW will be returning to Broadway this winter for a limited holiday engagement at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre

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Tony Award Winner Faith Prince Will Return to Australia This Fall by Adam Hetrick

The Guys and Dolls Tony Award winner will perform two concerts at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane.

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York Theatre Company’s Musicals in Mufti Series Will Celebrate Cole Porter With 3 Musicals by Andrew Gans

The fall season will kick off with Fifty Million Frenchmen.

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It is far from easy to stand motionless on the stage in the full sight of more than a thousand pair of eyes.  I was successful but only at the cost of a tremendous bodily strain.  I ordere…

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Watch the Trailer for Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece, Heading to PBS by Emily Selleck

The title marks Live From Lincoln Center's first international offering.

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Make Believe Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Bess Wohl's play, about the mysteries of childhood and the things that haunt us forever, will play an extra week.

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Nick Cordero & Frankie Grande Lead ROCK OF AGES in Hollywood

The complete cast is set for ROCK OF AGES Hollywood, which will open this fall at a specially built performance venue and nightlife destination on Hollywood Boulevard named after the venue a…

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Nick Cordero and Frankie Grande Will Return to Rock of Ages in Hollywood by Dan Meyer

The musical will play at a Los Angeles venue specifically built to look like the Bourbon Room, a bar where the show takes place.

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Nancy Anderson to Star in World-Premiere Musical The Willard Suitcases in Virginia by Emily Selleck

The show will be presented by the American Shakespeare Center in the fall.

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Nancy Anderson to Star in World-Premiere Musical The Willard Suitcase in Virginia by Emily Selleck

The show will be presented by the American Shakespeare Center in the fall.

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Three Songs You Should Know & Love From Mack and Mabel Before the Encores! Revival

Get to know some of that great Jerry Herman music before Mack and Mabel returns to NYC.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

London Torch Song Star Matthew Needham on Making Harvey Fierstein's Iconic Protagonist His Own by Matt Wolf

Matthew Needham has cut quite a swath through the American repertoire of late, between the Olivier Award-winning revival of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke and the U.S.-set stage adapta…

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Krystina Alabado, Kara Lindsay, and Natalie Weiss Set for Broadway Sings Unplugged: Sara Bareilles by Adam Hetrick

The monthly concert series at the Green Room 42 will celebrate the music of the Grammy Award–nominated Waitress songwriter.

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Jaymes Jorsling's Jazz Play (A)loft Modulation to Premiere Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Inspired by true events from the 1950s and ’60s, the play features a live jazz band that will improvise nightly.

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(Laura Collins-Hughes’s article appeared in The New York Times, 8/21; via Pam Green.) The screen and stage star is making his Broadway debut as the bottled-up husband wearing a “mask of …

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Simon Munnery review – Alan Parker goes to war with the modern world by Paul Fleckney

The Stand, EdinburghThe big-thinking leftie is revived for the age of climate change and Corbyn – but is he still as radical as he once was? The last time Simon Munnery was doing his Alan …

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Garrett Clayton and Charlie Thurston to Lead Lavender Men Reading at Circle in the Square by Ryan McPhee

The Roger Q. Mason play, pondering the queerness of Abraham Lincoln, is the latest title in the Circle Series.

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In Transit Released for Worldwide Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

The fully a capella musical played Broadway in 2016.

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Slava’s Snowshow at the Sondheim This Holiday Season by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The international, Olivier Award-winning sensation Slava’s Snowshow is returning to Broadway for a limited engagement. This holiday season the immersive theatrical experience will once aga…

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Leslie Odom, Jr. Teases New Album Due This Fall

Leslie Odom, Jr. is back at it, hard at work on a new album. The performer announced on Twitter that he will be releasing a new single September 13th, followed by a full album in November!

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Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli's Columbinus to Play Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The play, about the Columbine school shooting, is part of The Drama Club NYC's upcoming season.

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‘Slava’s Snowshow’ to Storm Back to Broadway by Nancy Coleman

The surrealist production filled with clowns and, yes, snow, joins the ranks of this season’s limited-run holiday shows.

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Watch Frozen's Caissie Levy Transform Into Ice Queen Elsa by

Go behind-the-scenes and see how Caissie Levy gets into character as Elsa in Disney's Frozen on Broadway.

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Mauricio Martinez stops by HQ to chat about his upcoming show at Feinstein's/54 Below and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Michael Benjamin Washington to Headline Anna Deavere Smith's Solo Play Fires in the Mirror Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced Michael Benjamin Washington as star of its upcoming revival of Anna Deavere Smith's solo play Fires in the Mirror. The previously announced p…

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125 Artists, Gallerists Protest Plans To Sell Off Di Rosa Foundation Collection In Napa by Artsjournal

On Wednesday Robert Sain, the director of the di Rosa center, responded with a letter that repeated claims that the center did not have sufficient funds to maintain the collection. “It wou…

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Don’t Call It Contemporary Dance On Ice by Artsjournal1

The Montreal-based touring company Le Patin Libre is “not interested in putting contemporary dance on ice, but in doing with skating what 20th-century modern art movements have done with o…

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‘Slava’s Snowshow’ to play Broadway holiday engagement by Caitlin Huston

“Slava’s Snowshow,” a holiday show featuring clowns, will play a holiday engagement at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre this season. The show, produced by David Carpenter, John Arthur Pinc…

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Beep Boop review at Assembly George Square Studios, Edinburgh – ‘slick but slightly repetitive’ by Fergus Morgan

Beep boop. That’s the noise of the phone in your pocket, or the iPad in your bag, or the laptop on your

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This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

Julio Martinez's weekly theatre roundup. The post This Week in LA Theatre appeared first on At This Stage.

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Original Hercules voice actor Roger Bart talks going the distance, playing Hades on stage by Devan Coggan

They say the devil you know is better than the one you don’t. So when it came time for the Hercules stage musical to cast its central devil, the creative team didn’t have to look far. M…

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‘Twisting, thought-provoking play’: THE WEREWOLF OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS – Cockpit Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

The Werewolf of Washington Heights is a play by Christie Perfetti Williams that was first staged in the US in 2017.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

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Hometown artists will receive Governor’s Awards in Pittsburgh ceremony Sept. 27 by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Vanessa German, Joe Negri, Roger Humphries and Mary Brenholts will be among the honorees in the ceremony at the August Wilson Center.

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Anna Deavere Smith’s ‘Fires In The Mirror’ Revival Casts ‘Boys In The Band’ Actor In Solo Role by Greg Evans

Fresh from filming the Ryan Murphy-produced The Boys in the Band for Netflix, Michael Benjamin Washington has been cast in a coveted role in the first major production of Anna Deavere Smith…

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Michael Benjamin Washington to Perform Landmark Anna Deavere Smith Play Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Boys in the Band actor will star in the Signature Theatre production of Fires in the Mirror, directed by Saheem Ali.

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Fiddler on the Roof Goes Acoustic with Fyedke Flows, and It’s Everything Fans Could Want

You've never heard Fiddler on the Roof quite like this.

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Slava’s Snowshow Will Return to Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Olivier Award-winning spectacle, known for its climactic blizzard, will follow Beautiful: The Carole King Musical into the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Casting Announced for New York Premiere of The Sleepy Hollow Experience by Adam Hetrick

Serenbe Playhouse Artistic Director Brian Clowdus helms the interactive musical that takes place on original author Washington Irving’s Hudson Valley estate.

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5 best San Francisco restaurants near the big theaters by Jessica Yadegaran

Catching a show at The Curran, Orpheum, Golden Gate or the Strand? Enjoy dinner at one of these nearby restaurants, from Scandinavian small plates at Plaj to Pacific Northwest inspired dishe…

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The 18 best shows of Edinburgh Fringe 2019 – our critics pick the standout work at this year’s festival by The Stage

As this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe draws to a close, The Stage’s team of reviewers pick their favourite productions… Tim Bano The

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Jeremy Webb and Alex Hurt to Star in Boston's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Dan Meyer

The Huntington Theatre Company production will run September 20–October 20.

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Why Is Joe Rogan One Of The Most Popular Podcasters In America? Guys, And What He Gets About Them by Artsjournal1

“Few men in America are as popular among American men as Joe Rogan. It’s a massive group congregating in plain sight, and it’s made up of people you know from high school, guys who wor…

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Near-Total Sweep For Women At The Hugo Awards by Artsjournal1

Okay, they didn’t win every single prize there was at the annual honors for science fiction (men won for the best film and television scripts, for instance), but female creators took home …

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In A Parallel Universe, The Onion Imagines Football Programs Jealous Of Funding For Theatre by Artsjournal

“I understand that this is a live-theater town. Parents move to this school district just to get their kids in front of a director to potentially get cast as Meg. The JV boys haven’t had…

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Cast for Escape to Margaritaville Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As the Jimmy Buffet-inspired jukebox musical Escape to Margaritaville prepares to head out on a National Tour this fall, producers have just announced the cast. Taking part in this theatrica…

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“I’ll just put my bias on the table.” What is the impact of the work? “Let’s turn over the rock and see what’s under there.” Terry says.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: YIVO Institute For Jewish Research Presents One-Night-Only Production of BREACH OF PROMISE by BroadwayWorld

Leon Kobrin's rediscovered 1912 play BREACH OF PROMISE, a darkly comic slice of tenement life in New York City, was presented Wednesday evening, July 31st at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Re…

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Laura Osnes to Join On Your Feet! Star Mauricio Martinez at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Adam Hetrick

After making his sold-out debut last year, Martinez returns with De México to Broadway.

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Celebrate GCSE results day with a West End show!

Congratulations to all who have received their GCSE results today! You’ve made it to the end of an era and hopefully, you’re celebrating your results. Whether you’re ecstatic with what…

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Backstage at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with James Snyder, Episode 8: Disapparate! by

Join Harry Potter and the Cursed Child star James Snyder for a backstage Q&A with his co-stars in honor of the final vlog episode.

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Newcomers Chris Clark, Sarah Hinrichsen & More Have 'License to Chill' Across the Country in the Escape to Margaritaville Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Trouble turns funny, songs get sung and one good song will last all night long! Newcomers Chris Clark and Sarah Hinrichsen will star in the upcoming national tour of Jimmy Buffett's Escape t…

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The Shining Is Being Adapted for the Stage by Simon Stephens & Ivo van Hove by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winners Simon Stephens and Ivo van Hove are at work on a stage adaptation of Stephen King's dark 1977 novel The Shining, according to Forbes. The play is expected to debut in London'…

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Douglas Sills & Alexandra Socha to Lead Mack & Mabel, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Kate Baldwin Set for Love Life at Encores! by Andy Lefkowitz

City Center Encores! has announced initial casting for the first two shows of its previously announced 2020 season. Tony nominee Douglas Sills will co-star alongside Alexandra Socha in Mack …

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Empire’s Clemenza & Tessio Fleshes Out Minor Characters And Makes Them Whole by Bill Hirschman

For theater folks and movie buffs, the title is a giveaway, Clemenza & Tessio Are Dead. Those with a knowledge of theater will think of Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead,…

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: August 22, 2019

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater?

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Ivo van Hove to Direct Stage Adaptation of THE SHINING

Director Ivo van Hove is set to work on a stage adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining, according to Forbes. Simon Stephens has been working on the script and it is believed that the p…

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Encores! Sets Cast for 2020 Season; Alexandra Socha, Kate Baldwin, Ashley Park

New York City Center today announced select casting for the 2020 Encores! season.

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VIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT

Amazon Studios has released the trailer for The Report starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening. The Report is a riveting thriller based on actual events.

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Rip It Up UK Tour – The 1970’s – Book Now by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Rip It Up UK Tour team are back! This time Lee, Louis, Rachel and Melody sing and dance to all-time classics from the 1970's. This post Rip It Up UK Tour – The 1970’s…

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Elayne Boosler, Janeane Garafolo, and More Will Make American Laugh Again by Dan Meyer

The three-week comedy festival at Theatre at St. Clement’s is hosted by Laughing Liberally.

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Hadestown, Caroline, or Change, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Campaigners rebuff government claims that GCSE arts uptake is on the rise by Georgia Snow

Creative education campaigners have cautioned against the government’s claims that arts subjects are on the rise at GCSE, arguing that a spike

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BREAKING: President’s Understudy Expected to Go On For Rest of Show's Run by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. WASHINGTON, DC - Following Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s blockbuster announcement yesterday that she is officially opening an impeachment inquiry into President …

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Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha to Star in Encores! Mack & Mabel; Kate Baldwin and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Lineup by Ryan McPhee

In addition to Mack & Mabel, the 2020 season includes Love Life and the Ashley Park-led Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Entertainment unions express ‘deep concern’ at arts journalism decline by Giverny Masso

Entertainment unions have jointly written an open letter expressing “deep concern” at the decline in arts journalism and the impact this will

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019: Purposeless Movements review by Dave Pollock, Dave Pollock

Scotland's Birds of Paradise theatre company is breaking down boundaries in how work made for and featuring disabled people is presented

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2019 Henry Hewes Design Awards: by New York Theater

The 2019 Henry Hewes Design Awards have been given to scenic designer Charlie Corcoran for The O’Casey Trilogy, at Irish Repertory Theatre; costume designer Montana Levi Blanco for Ain’…

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Macbeth review at C South, Edinburgh – ‘an extraordinary physical performance’ by Natasha Tripney

Korean company Cho-in Theatre has condensed Macbeth to an intense hour of solo theatre performed by a female and male actor, Lee

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The Next Sweeney Todd? This Barber Just Killed a Man by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LONDON - Local authorities are buzzing this morning after discovering the body of 38-year old Mark Frianci in the barbershop of local groomer Damien Chattlesby -…

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‘Genre-defining’: ELECTROLYTE – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Electrolyte is a special piece of theatre that fuses spoken word with all the key components of a gig – a great way to keep the mental health conversation going.

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3 Dramatic Ideas for the Movie Industry from a Broadway Producer.

Here’s something I never thought I’d say . . . thank God I don’t produce movies. Why sure, sure, the theater ain’t no producin’ picnic, but . . . well, let me just ask you this . .…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. to Drop New Album by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hamilton alum announced release dates for his new single and full album.

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New York City May Keep Limits On Vendors Selling Art In Manhattan Parks, Rules Appeals Court by Artsjournal1

“In a 5-0 decision, the appeals court rejected artists’ contentions that the limits covering Central Park south of 86th Street, Battery Park, High Line Park and Union Square Park violate…

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Battle Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Is About To Get Even Messier (And She Is Probably To Blame For That) by Artsjournal1

“When Franklin died, at age 76, her family believed she had no will. Under Michigan law, that meant her estate would be divided equally among her sons. … But Franklin’s case is especia…

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Can Arts Organizations Become Engines For Economic Justice In Their Communities? by Artsjournal1

The “anchor institution approach” for nonprofits — using their purchasing decisions, hiring, and other business practices to actively affect their communities’ economic well-being, e…

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Next Month, Baltimore Symphony Lockout Could Morph Into A Strike by Artsjournal1

The lockout began in May because there has been no musicians’ contract since January and management, which wants to end the orchestra’s year-round status and shut down during the summers…

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All AM Talk Radio Wanted Was To Entertain Masses Of People. It Ended Up Taking Control Of The Republican Party. by Artsjournal1

“No one set out to turn the airwaves into a political weapon — much less deputize talk-radio hosts as the ideological enforcers of a major American political party. Instead the story of …

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The Artist-Architects Who Thought Their Buildings Could Help Their Inhabitants Live Forever (By Driving Them Nuts) by Artsjournal1

“Madeline Gins and her husband, Shusaku Arakawa (who went only by his last name), 1960s New York conceptual artists and amateur architects who are regarded as a bridge between the Dada and…

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Cast announced for MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking at the Arcola Theatre

A new rap-infused play entitled MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking is set to run at the Arcola Theatre in Hackney for a strictly-limited, six-performance run from 1 October through 5 October 2019. …

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Cast Set for Tour of Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville by Andrew Gans

The North American tour will launch in September in Providence.

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Drag Stars Eureka O’Hara, Thorgy Thor, and Miss Coco Peru to Star in Los Angeles Run of Women Behind Bars by Adam Hetrick

The Off-Broadway cult comedy by Dreamgirls Tony winner Tom Eyen will be revived in 2020.

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Love (Watching Madness) review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘moving and nuanced’ by Natasha Tripney

It can be draining, caring for someone with a mental health condition; it can consume you. Isabelle Kabban’s jagged and fragmented play

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Watch Susan Boyle Reprise the Les Misérables Performance That Made Her Famous by Ruthie Fierberg

The woman who catapulted to fame with “I Dreamed a Dream” hit the America’s Got Talent stage.

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Searching for Sophie: Who Is the Girl in the Mamma Mia! Logo? by Ryan McPhee

The laughing bride is as recognizable as Cats’ yellow eyes and The Phantom of the Opera’s white mask. But where did she come from?

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Poetry Review: “One Lark, One Horse” — Michael Hofmann’s Comic Skepticism by Ed Meek

Michael Hofmann nicely captures our age of truthiness and alternate facts and multiple perspectives, the hollowness of everything from the news-cycle to pop-up restaurants, all of the distr…

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Drama League by Barry Gordin

THE DRAMA LEAGUE WELCOMES BEVIN ROSS AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR August 21, 2019: The Drama League (Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has named Bevin Ross its new Executive Direc…

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Casting Announced For ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE North American Tour

Casting has been announced for the North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE.

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3 Must-See Shows During NYC Broadway Week by Matthew Wexler

NYC Broadway Week returns with 2-for-1 tickets. But what should be on your must-see list? We recommend "Frozen," "Slave Play," and "Oklahoma!". The post 3 Must-See Shows During NYC Broadway…

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VIDEO: Susan Boyle Returns to AMERICA'S GOT TALENT With 'I Dreamed a Dream'

Susan Boyle made headlines a decade ago when she surprised everyone with her performance of Les Miserables' 'I Dreamed a Dream' on Britain's Got Talent. Last night, Boyle returned to the G…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, August 22, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Casting announced for Peter Pan Goes Wrong

The multi-award-winning company Mischief Theatre is popularly known, both here in the West End and on Broadway for their hilarious hit The Play That Goes Wrong. The prolific theatre co…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch Broadway’s Adam Driver, Annette Bening, and More in The Report Trailer by Dan Meyer

The Amazon film also stars Maura Tierney, Michael C. Hall, Corey Stoll, and Jon Hamm.

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Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof and The Secret Garden, Reuniting Original Broadway Creative Team, Will Play Australia by Andrew Gans

Both musicals will be presented by Opera Australia and John Frost in 2020.

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Rendezvous with Marlene by Barry Gordin

Preview: Ute Lemper’s Rendezvous with Marlene By: Paulanne Simmons August 22, 2019: This September, internationally renowned singer and actress Ute Lemper will perform her solo show…

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Check Out These New Photos From Assassins at Signature Theatre by Nathan Skethway

The Virginia theatre company launches its 30th season with its 30th production of a Stephen Sondheim musical.

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A First Look at Appropriate at the Donmar Warehouse by Marc J. Franklin

The London production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play opens August 22.

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Ticket Giveaway: The Play That Goes Wrong by New York Theater

Win two tickets to see “The Play That Goes Wrong” for free I’m holding this contest to help promote 20at20, a terrific program that offers $20 tickets to 20+ Off Broadway shows, 20 min…

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REVIEW: A Holy Show, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Janet Moran’s comedy A Holy Show at Pleasance Courtyard at Edinburgh Fringe ‬ This post REVIEW: A Holy Show, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe ✭…

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7 amazing Bay Area things to do this weekend, Aug. 23-25 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

So, what are you doing this weekend? We have some killer ideas, from musical legends to great festivals to swashbuckling theater.

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Thespian Throwback: Growth Spurt by Brenda Wong

David Finkel became our millionth Thespian in 1976 The post Thespian Throwback: <br/>Growth Spurt appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: FREE Fringe by Seth Boyce

FringeArts is committed to making contemporary art available to all. In addition to our Digital Fringe offerings, this year’s Fringe Festival features over a dozen free shows from a variet…

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Where to Belong review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘moving contemplation on what makes a place home’ by Francesca Peschier

Victor Esses is on Facetime, guiding his mother around her childhood home via his phone. He talks us through the Lebanon flat

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Christie’s auction house said it will offer three original drawings by the legendary  Broadway portraitist Al Hirschfeld that were owned by Terry Allen Kramer, the prolific Broadway produ…

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Katie Arnstein: The industry must take a stand against unacceptable casting breakdowns by Katie Arnstein

Words are important, powerful and, if used carelessly, can create one of the most ridiculous casting calls in modern memory. As a

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MEET THE 2019 NOMINEES: Caroline, Or Change by [email protected] (ariel Estrada)

Caroline, Or Change By Tony Kushner (Book & Lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (Music) Directed by Dev Bondarin Presented by Astoria Performing Arts Center NOMINATED FOR: Outstanding Production…

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What Makes Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage One of the Most Impressive Historic Theatres in the Country by Ruthie Fierberg

From the number of lamps used in Next to Normal to the number of casts Ben Platt wore in Dear Evan Hansen, we celebrate Arena Stage’s 70 years with notable accomplishments and wild factoid…

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The show goes on for 80-year-old Mountain Playhouse by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The picturesque lakeside theater in Jennerstown, Somerset County, remains a Stoughton family affair.

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Western Pennsylvania is a hot spot for summer theater by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Summer stock theaters with decadeslong histories are a staple of our region.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

A magnificent performance from Juliet Stevenson in The Doctor at the Almeida Theatre, London

By the end ofRobert Icke’s adaptation of a century-old play is a stark warning for a divided nation

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Melbourne fringe festival performer pulls ‘Aussie Geisha’ show after 'yellowface' accusations by Stephanie Convery

An open letter expressed ‘dismay’ and ‘alarm’ at the programming of comedian Kate Hanley Corley’s show A comedian has pulled her show from the forthcoming Melbourne fringe festival…

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Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer review – a potent dance of rage and resilience by Anna Winter

Lyceum, EdinburghOona Doherty’s empathetic embodiment of machismo and feminine swagger makes visible the violence and vulnerability of her hometown Dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty’…

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Tarot review – anarchic sketch trio play their cards right by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Sordidly silly sketches including a semi-clothed standoff, a gory childbirth and an appearance by Satan bring the house down with their delinquent humour We wa…

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The Weatherman review – a glimpse into the sex trade's grisly reality by Michael Billington

Park theatre, LondonAn array of disturbed characters are cogs in the grimmest of machines in Eugene O’Hare’s frustrating but well-written debut Sex trafficking is a big and serious subje…

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West End Producer – Free Willy review at Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh – ‘insightful and entertaining’ by Paul Vale

The audition process can be one of the most raw and uncompromising components of an actor’s life, laced with stiff competition and

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#TBT: 2013's HBO Documentary Six By Sondheim by JK

This week's #TBT is likely a true throwback to most of you, as it should be for real theater fans. Sadly, it is all new to me. Somehow, the Peabody Award-winning HBO Documentary: Six by Son…

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Too Pretty to Punch review at Zoo Southside, Edinburgh – ‘innovative mix of poetry and projection’ by Francesca Peschier

There is one proven way as a transgender individual to significantly lower your risk of hate crime, explains Edalia Day – be

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Taylor Swift’s asset restructuring

The pop star creates a new risk for financialised music royalties.

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‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ Review: Inside a Broadway … Tradition! by Jason Zinoman

A fascinating love letter to “Fiddler on the Roof” asks: What makes the quintessentially Jewish musical speak to everyone?

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FIRST LOOK: Les Miserables The Staged Concert at the Gielgud Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Les Miserables The Staged Concert opened last night at the Gielgud Theatre, London. These great photos were released to celebrate this special event. This post FIRST LOOK: Le…

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Inflatable Space review at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh – ‘moments of ingenuity and wonder’ by Natasha Tripney

There is a huge inflatable doughnut in the middle of the stage. It dominates the space. US theatremaker Thaddeus Phillips uses this

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‘Queer identities couldn’t be explored in a more delicate way’: THE HAPPINESS PROJECT – Edinburgh Fringe by Thom Dibdin

The first thing that strikes about The Happiness Project is the colours. Shocking pink and neon yellow on a plain background and plastic-grass floor.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Gecko set to move into purpose-built facility in Ipswich by Giverny Masso

Plans have been revealed for a new “world-class” theatremaking space in Ipswich, which will be home to physical theatre company Gecko. If

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Casting announced for RSC’s The Boy in the Dress by Georgia Snow

Rufus Hound is to star in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s stage adaptation of The Boy in the Dress. Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis

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James Graham’s Quiz to be adapted for TV by Georgia Snow

James Graham’s play Quiz, about the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire cheating scandal, is being adapted for television. Quiz opened at

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Blizzard review at Assembly Hall, Edinburgh – ‘unapologetically entertaining’ by Francesca Peschier

You’ll be hard pushed to find a circus gang with more technical gymnastic ability and joie de vivre than Flip Fabrique. Blizzard

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Have you seen the brilliant ★★★★ reviews for Queen of the Mist? Check them out!

Following its acclaimed run at the Jack Studio, Queen of the Mist has now opened at Charing Cross Theatre to similarly rapturous reviews. Check out some of our favourites below, then book yo…

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The Weatherman review at Park Theatre, London – ‘spotlights a seedy side of society’ by Joe Holyoake

There’s a certain point at which two single men living in a houseshare crosses the line from chummy to tragic – let’s

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Pittsburgh Playwrights brings Wilson's 'Gem' home to the Hill by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

August Wilson’s play will be performed at the former empty lot at 1839 Wylie Ave., where the playwright placed the house of Aunt Ester.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BWW 8/22: OKLAHOMA! at Barnes and Noble, and More!

Today's top stories: the cast of Oklahoma! will appear at Barnes and Noble to celebrate their casting recording release, and more!

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Photo Flash: Andre De Shields Receives Key To The City Of Baltimore

On Monday, August 19, 2019, Tony and Emmy Award winning actor André De Shields took the Amtrak Acela to Baltimore for a day of celebration.

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Rewriting the Rules of Drag in Paris by Laura Cappelle

There is a cross-dressing show for everyone in the city, from traditional cabarets to RuPaul-inspired productions.

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Breaking the Waves review at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘troubling opera based on Lars von Trier’s film’ by George Hall

Lars von Trier’s 1996 film Breaking the Waves remains a controversial work. The narrative, and in particular its treatment of the central

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NEWS: The Good Scout transfers direct from Edinburgh for four-week London run by Featured Content

After ★★★★★ success at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, The Good Scout becomes the latest Glenn Chandler festival hit to transfer directly to London's Above the Stag Theatre. Time to …

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Looping: Scotland Overdub review at Zoo Southside, Edinburgh – ‘a vibrant fusion of Brazilian and Scottish festivities’ by Susie Browning

A chain of fairy lights twinkles above a dark hazy room.  Dressed in colourful silk and splashes of paint, bodies appear and

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Last chance to book Kids Week tickets by Carly-Ann Clements

The summer's almost over but there's still plenty of opportunities to take advantage of our Kids Week theatre ticket offers. Here are 10 top shows to see. The post Last chance to book Kids W…

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Full casting announced for The Watsons at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory production of Laura Wade's The Watsons has found its full cast. The new play, which was adapted from an unfinished Jane Austen novel, opens in London on 20 S…

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Purposeless Movements review at the Studio, Edinburgh – ‘touching and thought-provoking’ by Susie Browning

After a successful run in 2016, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company has returned to the city for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.

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‘Will be long remembered’: LES MISERABLES – THE STAGED CONCERT – West End by Maryam Philpott

Like its predecessors, 2019’s Les Misérables: The Staged Concert will be long remembered as another notable event in the musical’s performance history, heralding the return of Michael B…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Tonight We Have Paired The Seared Scallops With Wine And An Aria by Joe Patti

Back in May, American Theatre had an article about audience building efforts Opera Theatre St. Louis (OTSL) undertook with funding from the Wallace Foundation.  In my experience, there is a…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner’s Old Face review – a pop at pop-feminism by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghThe Bristolian standup’s blunt good sense is deployed to optimal effect in taking fashionable feminism in the Instagram age to task After several shows in whi…

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Richard Jordan: Why the fringe has become a Mecca for reality stars and former celebrities by Richard Jordan

“Nice to see you to see you…nice,” Frank Skinner says as he opens his comedy set at the Edinburgh Fringe. “Well, it’s

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Lyn Gardner: New showcase could demand more of the festival and help shape its future development by Freelance

So, Arts Council England has indeed grasped the nettle of providing financial support for English companies who want to come to the

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Opera Australia and John Frost to present two classic musicals in 2020 by Arts Review

Following their wildly successful collaboration with Evita, My Fair Lady, The King and I, South Pacific and Anything Goes, Opera Australia and John Frost will be presenting two glorious musi…

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Why Virginia Woolf’s Orlando speaks to gender fluidity today

Director Katie Mitchell is adapting the ‘first English language trans novel’ for the stage with the help of live action filming

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Theatre director Lynette Linton: ‘You should feel at home here’

The 29-year-old at the helm of London’s Bush theatre on why the art form — and the industry — needs to be shaken up

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What a Washington DC exhibition tells us about global displacement

‘The Warmth of Other Suns’ uses installation, reportage and video to give texture to the news and weight to the numbers

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Why 'Hercules' Needs Puppets of Mythic Proportions - How Obie winner James Ortiz is helping to bring Disney's animated movie to the stage

How Obie winner James Ortiz is helping to bring Disney's animated movie to the stage---When The Public Theater hired James Ortiz to design puppets for its Public Works' adaptation of Hercule…

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Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, More Celebrate Oklahoma! Cast Recording Release August 22 by Andrew Gans

The Barnes & Noble event features performances and a CD signing.

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Remembering Minnie’s Boys by Mark Robinson

Some musicals you just know are going to bomb from the moment they are announced. It’s just clear that it is half-baked idea that is going to struggle. Something just doesn’t feel righ…

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The best things happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Aug. 22-25

This weekend: Slipknot, Chris Young, Pedal Pittsburgh, Run Around the Square, Celtic Fling! and more.

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Second City tour serving the opposite of canned laughter at Pittsburgh Public's O'Reilly Theater by Maria Sciullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The three-show engagement celebrates the comedy legend’s 60-year history as well as the future of funny

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