Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With SOFT POWER At The Public Theater

The Public Theater presents SOFT POWER, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony …

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What’s HOT at the 2109 Melbourne Fringe by Arts Review

With over 455 boundary-pushing events from 2,718 participating artists across 140 venues, including the exciting new home of the Fringe Hub, Trades Hall, the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival r…

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A Preview of United Solo: The World’s Largest Solo Theatre Festival by David Levy

David speaks with Omar Sangare, artistic director of United Solo, and three of the performers appearing in the festival this year: Richarda Abrams, Lillian Colón, and Noah Diamond. First (0…

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Swinging SATCHMO Celebration from Anderson Twins & Friends by David Dow Bentley III

BY DAVID DOW BENTLEY III    “The People’s Critic” It seems to be becoming an annual musical celebration of the end summer as brilliant jazz musicians, Peter and Will Anderson, hold …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

A Doll's House, Lyric Hammersmith review - Ibsen tellingly transposed to colonial India by Heather Neill

Tanika Gupta's layered version launches a new era Newly arrived from a much-lauded stint at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, Rachel O'Riordan has undertaken to make "work of scale by women" du…

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American Moor Review: A Shakespearean Actor on Othello and Black vs. White in America by New York Theater

On the surface, “American Moor,” written by and starring Keith Hamilton Cobb,  is about a veteran African-American actor auditioning to play Othello for a clueless young, white director…

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The cast has been announced for the return of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY.

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Precious artworks and artefacts to be available at a click by Arts Review

Six public galleries in regional Victoria will make thousands of paintings, photographs and other works available to art lovers from across the globe as part of the Victorian Government’s …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, September 12, 2019 by James Marino

James Marino announces that BroadwayRadio may cease operations December 31, 2019 “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the d…

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Photo Flash: Meet The Cast Of & JULIET On The West End

New photographs of the joyous new West End musical that imagines Juliet's famous ending as just her beginning show some of the stunning costumes by Great Comet designer, Paloma Young.

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Seven Of The Best Tips For First Time Theatre Teachers by Performerstuff

Seven Of The Best Tips For First Time Theatre Teachers Written by Amanda Leurquin Date August 26th, 2019 We all have been there – the mixture of the excitement of teaching dra…

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Preludes, Southwark Playhouse review - journeying into the mind of Rachmaninoff by Marianka Swain

Dave Malloy's innovative musical immerses us in a creative crisis Where does music come from? That’s the vital question posed to Sergei Rachmaninoff in Dave Malloy’s extraordinary 2015 c…

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Hannah Ii-Epstein revisits Hawaii's drug trade in Pakalolo Sweet by Jack Helbig

The playwright's second play in a trilogy comes from a place of personal experience and pain. Hannah Ii-Epstein hunches over when she talks, her voice soft and v…

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Ayesha Jaco's Black Samurai celebrates her father's contributions to a vibrant community by Irene Hsiao

Gregory Jaco's Tornado School of Martial Arts comes alive in a new dance performance developed through the Rebuild Foundation. "To this school . . . we bring our…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)


Let someone teach us to speak simply, musically, nobly, beautifully, but without vocal acrobatics, actors’ pathos and all the odds and ends of scenic diction.  We want the same thing in m…

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Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 The Musical Is Heading To Sydney

Look out Australia a?" 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL is coming next year!

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9 to 5 The Musical to make Australian premiere in 2020 by Arts Review

Look out Australia – 9 to 5 The Musical is coming next year. Dolly Parton has announced that the smash-hit West End musical will have its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in…

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(Damian Thompson’s article appeared in the Spectator, 9/7.) She was one of only four women to record the complete Beethoven piano sonatas but the state kept her in obscurity Only four wome…

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Heidi Schreck turns the page as ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ comes to Kennedy Center by Thomas Floyd

The Tony-nominated show moves from Broadway to the nation's capital, having nearly played at Woolly Mammoth Theatre earlier this year.

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Why Is A Looted Mayan Sculpture Going Up For Auction? by Artsjournal

“The sculpture was almost certainly stolen in the early 1960s from the ancient Maya site. It passed through the inventory of a prominent Los Angeles gallery on its way to Paris. Its illici…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

WAITRESS's Colleen Ballinger Brings Miranda Sings to the Broadway Stage!

The diner was treated to a special guest last night as Waitress star Colleen Ballinger took to the stage as Miranda Sings during the production's post-show karaoke session to perform 'She Us…

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Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 is coming to Australia! by Gabi Bergman

Look out Australia – 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL is coming next year! Dolly Parton today announced that the smash-hit musical will have its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April …

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Shinka by [email protected] (jazmyn)

Produced & Written by Ren Gyo Soh Directed & Choreographed by: Yoshiko Usami / Yokko Nominations: Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role – Yoshiko Usami, Outstanding Choreogra…

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I Learned That Onstage by Alexander Nathan Kanter

Skills you’ll take from theatre to work The post I Learned That Onstage appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Maxine Peake: How Hamlet taught me to conquer my fears and the naysayers by Maxine Peake

In this extract from the essay Strength Thy Name Is a Working-Class Woman by Maxine Peake, she reveals how playing Hamlet in

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Preludes review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘hypnotic and dazzling’ by Tim Bano

Like the crash of chords that opens Rachmaninov’s second piano concerto, this piece by Dave Malloy (of Natasha, Pierre and the Great

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Loy Webb's plays creates a neon sign in the darkness by Catey Sullivan

In His Shadow, an aspiring football player confronts his brother's legacy and the price of protesting. Back in 2016 when she was still practicing law in Chicago,…

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Grit and heart: Arnel Sancianco draws on both for his evocative theater sets by Kerry Reid

With two major shows opening this fall, the designer's career is booming—but he's focused on making audiences connect emotionally with the world of the play. B…

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Live lit keeps the story circles unbroken by Ian Belknap

As Write Club turns ten, founder Ian Belknap looks at the current state of the art in Chicago. I coined the term "live lit" over lunch with Keith Ecker in 2011. …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

A Conversation with Music Man John Miller: “Stage Door Johnny” Gives his Takes on Broadway by Deb Miller

In honor of the tenth anniversary of its release, Stage Door Johnny: John Miller – Takes on Broadway has been reissued on CD and for download and streaming on digital platforms. The acclai…

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Laguna Dance Festival in September by Pauline Adamek

For its 15th season, the Laguna Dance Festival will present a trio of performances Sept. 27–29: Parsons Dance Company from New York City, RUBBERBAND from Montreal, and Ballet West from Sa…

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“American Standard” at Highways in Santa Monica by Pauline Adamek

Highways Performance Space presents American Standard: A Story of Enough, written by and starring Lilly Bright. Directed by award-winning soloist performer, Valerie Hager, American Stand…

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Bekah Brunstetter’s Miss Lilly Gets Boned Sets West Coast Premiere by Adam Hetrick

Larisa Oleynik leads the cast in the Rogue Machine production in Los Angeles.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Image Alt Text And Accessibility by Drew McManus

Creating image alt text is one of the more time-consuming and challenging content management tasks to complete. It is also one of the most rewarding so always know that the time you put into…

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New Canadian Indie Press Isn’t What It Seems by Artsjournal

“We do not have a diverse literary ecosystem in Canada; its diversity has shrunk rapidly in the past two decades. Two recent accounts amply demonstrate a narrowing of Canada’s publishing…

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The Long And Ugly Fight Over Copyright To Emily Dickinson’s Work by Artsjournal1

“The [story] involves theft, adulterous affairs, a land deal gone wrong, a feud between families, two elite colleges, and some of the most famous poems in American literature.” – Los A…

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Riccardo Muti On The Post-Strike Chicago Symphony by Artsjournal

“You cannot say, ‘They don’t work enough,’ ‘What do they want?’ and all these kinds of phrases,” says Muti. “I think still in Chicago people have not realized what they have.…

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Will Artificial Intelligence Change Our Relationship With Religion? by Artsjournal

As more religious communities begin to incorporate robotics — in some cases, AI-powered and in others, not —it stands to change how people experience faith. It may also alter how we enga…

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What About The Morals Of Raising Money? by Artsjournal

Has the philanthropic sector gotten so distorted that even when evil is recognized, the need to meet financial objectives is too great? – NonProfit Quarterly

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Larry Gagosian: “You Always Have To Be On The Side Of The Artist” by Artsjournal

“For all the achievements, one gets the sense that Gagosian still enjoys the hustle. He’s certainly in no rush to retire. He’s still signing new artists, still staging exhibitions, sti…

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What Robert Frank’s Camera Saw: A Legacy by Artsjournal

Frank’s images weren’t exclusively solemn, but a person could nonetheless get lost in them, trying to figure out what was going on. – The New Yorker

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Toronto International Film Festival’s Stellar Record At Predicting Hits by Artsjournal

Since 2000, movies that won the People’s Choice Award at TIFF earned in total more than $3-billion US worldwide, compared to films that won Cannes’ Palme d’Or, which made over $815…

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50 Years Ago: Pittsburgh’s Big Bang Of Dance by Artsjournal

What was happening here 50 years ago that sparked the creation of two of the city’s biggest and oldest forces in professional dance? – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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R.I.P. Daniel Johnston by Trav S.D.

I’m glad I heard the sad news of Daniel Johnston’s passing from my friend Killy Dwyer. As she said just now, this is already a sad day every year. One wouldn’t have thought it possible…

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Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes Emmy-Nominated Designer Jason Sherwood

This week we are sitting down with Emmy Nominated Scenic Designer Jason Sherwood! Jason is nominated for the production design of 'RENT Live' and he gives us the full deep dive into his set …

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MCC Announces Celebrity Game Night Benefit Co-Hosted by Julianna Margulies, Judith Light, and More

MCC Theater announces a one-night-only benefit fundraiser, Let's Play! Celebrity Game Night, to be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 6PM at The Garage (611 West 50th Street).

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Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Previews the 2019-2020 Broadway Musicals with Robbie Rozelle

Mix some vodka stingers, take your jagged little pill, and let's fly over Sunset because Rob, Kevin, and entertainment icon Robbie Rozelle are sitting down and examining the musicals slated …

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Tickets for DIANA On Sale September 12th

Tickets go on sale on Thursday, September 12th at 10 a.m. for Diana, the new musical based on the incredible real life story of an icon to end all icons.

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Marissa Tomei and the Cast of THE ROSE TATTOO

Get a sneak peek at rehearsals for Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning The Rose Tattoo, directed by Trip Cullman.

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Photo Flash: Original ALADDIN Performers Reunite On Stage

The original singers of 'A Whole New World' from Disney's Aladdin, Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle, reunited to perform the hit song at the Broadway production of Aladdin. Check out the phot…

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Photo Flash: First Look At Renee Rapp In MEAN GIRLS On Broadway

Her name is Renee Rapp, and she is a massive deal.

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People You Should Know . . . Ramiro Antonio Sandoval by Zack Calhoon

RAMIRO ANTONIO SANDOVAL (Director) has lived in New York for over two decades and is the founder and Artistic Director of Tabula RaSa NYC Theater and Performance Lab, an international artist…

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Zack Zaromatidis and Jennifer Elizabeth Smith to Lead BANDSTAND on Tour

Work Light Productions announces the casting for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Bandstand

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Rupert Everett Joins Cast of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ Broadway Revival by Matthew Wexler

Film and stage actor Rupert Everett ("My Best Friend's Wedding") returns to Broadway opposite Laurie Metcalf in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" The post Rupert Everett Joins Cast of ‘Who…

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First Look at Reneé Rapp in Mean Girls by Marc J. Franklin

The Jimmy Awards winner stepped into the role of Regina George at the August Wilson Theatre full-time September 10.

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Inside Rehearsals for The Rose Tattoo on Broadway Starring Marisa Tomei by Marc J. Franklin

The Tennessee Williams drama begins performances September 19 at the American Airlines Theatre.

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Review: ‘Murder for Two’ gets good and silly in Walnut Creek by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

The farce 'Murder for Two' in Walnut Creek spoof's classic murder mysteries while serving up high-energy farce and some nifty piano playing.

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Original JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Star Jeff Fenholt Passes Away at 68

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Jeff Fenholt passed away yesterday, September 10, at the age of 68. His son, Tristan, wrote on Facebook: 'Yesterday, my dad- Jeff Fe…

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Neil Patrick Harris to Star in Lythgoe Panto in Pasadena

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announces Jared Gertner (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) as Muddles, Garrett Clayton (Teen Beach Movie, Teen Bea…

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It's a silly place, but you should go to Spamalot by Sheri Flanders

Your quest for a comedy master class ends at the Mercury Theater. Whether or not you're familiar with the beloved British humor of the Monty Python universe, Spa…

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Tina Star Adrienne Warren On Bucking Up and Triumphing as Music Icon and Survivor Tina Turner by Paul Wontorek

Editor's Note: All week, is highlighting the hottest shows of the fall season on Broadway. Be sure to check back every day for more original photo and video features!   Adr…

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American Idol Winner Jordin Sparks Talks Returning to Broadway to Star in Waitress by

American Idol winner Jordin Sparks discusses what it means to star in Waitress on Broadway and how everything changed after having her son.

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Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & the Cast of Seared Prepare to Bring the Foodie Comedy Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Theresa Rebeck's Seared is making its New York Premiere starring Raúl Esparza as a hot-headed chef who doesn't want to share his famous recipes with the crowds. Directed by Moritz von Stuel…

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Jeff Fenholt, Broadway's Original 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' Dies at 68 by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeff Fenholt, the iconic original title star of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, died on September 10, according to Deadline. Fenholt was recently ailin…

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Bandstand National Tour Has Its Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The national tour of the Tony-winning Broadway musical Bandstand, readying itself to commence at College Station, TX on October 29-30, 2019, following two preview performances in Oklahoma Ci…

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Review: ‘Decky Does a Bronco’ at The Royal Family Performing Arts Space by Deb Miller

Boys will be boys, until a shocking event thrusts them into the harsh realities of life and continues to traumatize them throughout adulthood. The US premiere of Decky Does a Bronco by Scott…

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Cast Set for Bandstand National Tour by Dan Meyer

The first tour of the Broadway musical will begin with a preview run in Oklahoma City before launching in College Station, Texas.

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Something Rotten! goes down easy by Jack Helbig

Two brothers try to steal from the Bard in Marriott's entertaining take on the Broadway musical comedy. Set in 1595 during the glorious reign of Elizabeth I, thi…

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Shadows of Birds shows how addiction casts a pall on entire families by Marissa Oberlander

Glass Apple Theatre's production localizes and humanizes the opioid epidemic. A woman struggles to reconnect with her family while battling opioid addiction in S…

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Midsummer (A Play With Songs) takes us on a wild tour of Edinburgh by Josh Flanders

Love, music, and a little bit of crime add up to a madcap midlife caper in David Greig's comedy. Who hasn't had a weekend of drunken debauchery in Edinburgh? For…

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Be Here Now reaches for profundity, but falls short by Kerry Reid

Deborah Zoe Laufer's existential comedy has charm, but not much staying power. For those of us who roll eyes at the accoutrements of Big Woo, Bari in Deborah Zoe…

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The Band's Visit is a road trip worth making by Kerry Reid

The Broadway hit lands for a brief but lovely touring interlude. The Band's Visit, which cleaned up with ten Tony Awards in 2018 (including nods for David Yazbek…

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At the Wake of a Dead Drag Queen offers a history lesson on intersectional oppression—with lip synching by Catey Sullivan

Terry Guest's two-character play for Story Theatre delivers an emotional knockout. When you think of the staggering levels of violence that members of the LGBTQI…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Uzo Aduba Joins Season Four Cast of FARGO on FX

Uzo Aduba is set to co-star opposite Chris Rock in the upcoming fourth season of FX's anthology series Fargo, according to Deadline.

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Inside Rehearsals for World Premiere of Power Strip Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Lincoln Center Theater production of Sylvia Khoury’s new play begins performances October 5.

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Hamilton Cast Member Carvens Lissaint to Play the Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

Lissaint, who wrapped a run as George Washington in the Broadway production of Hamilton earlier this year, will perform his solo concert Calvary.

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Off-Broadway Return of Forbidden Broadway Finds its Cast by Olivia Clement

The limited run will play The Triad.

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A Snow White Christmas Will Feature Neil Patrick Harris, Jared Gertner, Garrett Clayton by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement will begin performances in Pasadena December 13.

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BE MORE CHILL Cast Recording on Vinyl Now Available

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Be More Chill: Original Broadway Cast Recording two-LP vinyl set is now available exclusively at Barnes & Noble . The album was released for d…

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Man Frog and Other People by [email protected] (jazmyn)

Produced by Necessary I. T. E. M. S. Project Written by Eugene Muzica Directed by Irina Abraham Nomination: Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role - Ron Williams About Necessary I. T. E. M. S. P…

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Forbidden Broadway Sets Casting for Off-Broadway Return by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is here for the eagerly anticipated return of Forbidden Broadway, Gerard Alessandrini's award-winning musical spoof of all things theater. The previously announced all-new e…

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The 5 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New York City by Mark Robinson

Autumn turns the city’s parks into an artist’s palette

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And Baby Makes Theatre  by American Theatre Editors

Playwrights Realm's Radical Parent-Inclusion Project aims to make theatre rehearsals more friendly and flexible for parents and caregivers.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Exclusive: Des McAnuff Pens Tribute to Late Collaborator Robert Blacker

On Friday, August 30, the theatre community lost dramaturg Robert Blacker, who passed away suddenly at the age of 71. Longtime collaborator Des McAnuff, who worked with Blacker at La Jolla P…

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Up on the Marquee: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Arrives on Broadway

TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL will begin performances on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) on Saturday, October 12, 2019 with an opening night set for Thursday, N…

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Cast Announced for WE WILL ROCK YOU at MSG

Annerin Theatricals announced the North American cast for the production a?oeWE WILL ROCK YOU,a?? which debuted in 2002 and will return to New York City this fall at Hulu Theater at Madi…

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Handbagged review – a battle of wills between Thatcher and the Queen by Mark Fisher

New Vic, Newcastle-under-LymeWith modern-day parallels and an excellent ensemble, this play about two powerful women tests the limits of intolerance and compassion How refreshing to be plung…

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Jeff Fenholt Dies: Broadway’s Original ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Was 68 by Greg Evans

Jeff Fenholt, who played the title role in the original Broadway production and subsequent tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar and later became a TV evang…

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Look Back at Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, and Tavi Gevinson in This Is Our Youth by Marc J. Franklin

The revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s play, directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro, opened at the Cort Theatre September 11, 2014.

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Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Aladdin, Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, and More by Playbill Staff

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

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VIDEO: Ansel Elgort Found Out He Was Cast in WEST SIDE STORY From Steven Spielberg

Ansel Elgort stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about his upcoming film, The Goldfinch. During the interview, Colbert congratulated Elgort for landing the lead role of Ton…

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YBCA names rising star in Bay Area arts scene to key curating post by Andrew Gilbert

Singer-songwriter and social activist Meklit Hadero cements her ties to YBCA, being named Chief of Program, replacing Marc Bamuthi Joseph.

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The best theater to see in L.A. this fall by Charles McNulty

Fall theater season highlight for Los Angeles include a musical version of 'Almost Famous,' Bill Irwin in "On Beckett," a revival of August Wilson's "Jitney" and a new standup show by comic …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

See Who'll Star in We Will Rock You at Madison Square Garden by Andrew Gans

The North American tour of the Queen musical will play Manhattan beginning November 14.

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Ivan Hernandez on Joining Dear Evan Hansen & Remembering All the Times He Auditioned for Rent by Caitlin Moynihan

Ivan Hernandez is teaching audiences how to break in a glove as Larry Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. This marks Hernandez's second Broadway credit (he was previously seen in Chica…

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Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmatians Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmatians will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Off-Broadway Review: Colt Coeur’s “Eureka Day” at Walkerspace by David Roberts

Jonathan Spector’s “Eureka Day,” currently running at Walkerspace through Saturday September 21, is a complex and thoughtful trope for the upside and downside of such moral ambiguity a…

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Monologue Spotlight: Watch Kaitlyn Black Perform Her Closing Monologue From #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment

Kaitlyn Black performs her closing monologue about dating from the new off-Broadway comedy #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment.

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Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre To Host Free Staged Reading of ‘Mids and Johnnies’ on September 20 by News Desk

Looking for an uplifting original musical? Check out Mids and Johnnies, a new musical about life in Annapolis. The plot revolves around Roman, a Ruritanian foreign-exchange student at St. J…

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At PORGY AND BESS Rehearsals At The Met Opera Choreographed By Camille A. Brown

Get a first look at rehearsals for James Robinson's new production of the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, which features choreography by Camille A. Brown and opens the 2019a?'20 season on Septem…

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Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret Will Return to Birdland With Bryan Batt, Jason Robert Brown, and Liz Callaway by Adam Hetrick

Showtunes get a political makeover in the cabaret that returns for four performances this month.

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of MCC's SEARED!

MCC Theater will soon present the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Bernhardt/Hamlet), with direction by Tony Award nomin…

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Theatre Historian Ben West Reveals Five Things You May Not Know About the History of Black Musical Theatre in America

Theatre historian Ben West shares fun fascinating facts about the history of black musical theatre in America from the late-1800s through 1999.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell Joins Cast of LA Opera's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell will make his LA Opera debut in the company's upcoming production of The Light in the Piazza. 

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It took Stephawn Stephens more than 15 years to get Jacquelyn Hawkins on stage. Now she’s singing up a storm in A Nite at the Dew Drop Inn by Lorraine Treanor

“At Last.” Etta James. If reading those words starts the soulful 1960’s hit playing in your head, then you will understand the supreme confidence director Stephawn P. Stephens had in h…

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PHOTOS: Felons performed “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility by Hyoung Chang

More than two dozen felons performed in the production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” Tuesday at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility. Organizers said it is the first priso…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

David Byrne: American Utopia Begins Pre-Broadway Run in Boston September 11 by Adam Hetrick

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love director Alex Timbers and choreographer Annie-B Parson.

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NEWS: The Play That Goes Wrong marks fifth birthday as Mischief extends long-runners & readies year-long residency by Featured Content

Did you grab a slice of birthday cake? Mischief Theatre's breakthrough hit The Play That Goes Wrong celebrated its fifth birthday in the West End last night (10 September 2019) at the Duches…

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The Cooping Theory 1969: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe? by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Poseidon Theatre Company’s "The Cooping Theory 1969: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?," described as a "new immersive paranormal experience,” is set at the RPM Underground which is more inter…

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Visual Arts Review: “Bookworks” — Volumes of Curiosity by Kathleen Stone

Any traditional notions of what does, or does not, constitute a book are challenged here -- you will find yourself searching for a definition that fits. The post Visual Arts Review: “Book…

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Book Review: Nell Zink’s “Doxology” — Not Eccentric Enough? by Drew Hart

Nell Zink's latest novel is vast, aspiring to epic stature — it’s a curious take on the times that have befallen us. The post Book Review: Nell Zink’s “Doxology” — Not Eccent…

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World Premiere of Kingfishers Catch Fire Begins September 11 at Irish Rep by Olivia Clement

Robin Glendinning’s new play, inspired by a true story, explores the rivalry between a Monsignor and an infamous Nazi during WWII.

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‘Love Sick’ strums the strings of passion, but not as dynamically as it could by Peter Marks

Theater J stages Ofra Daniel’s song cycle in its East Coast premiere.

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Downton Abbey is spruced up and expanded for the big screen

King George V and Queen Mary pay a royal visit in Julian Fellowes’s cinematic adaptation of his beloved TV drama

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For Sama — a harrowing document of the Syrian war

Dedicated to her daughter, Waad al-Kateab’s film is a ghostly diary of five years of carnage

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Honeyland — a gorgeous Macedonian film about beekeeping

Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska’s docudrama finds beauty in a woman’s companionship with nature

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Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight are radiant in Midnight Cowboy

John Schlesinger’s first American film remains a startingly accomplished New York tale

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Jennifer Lopez is a phenomenon in strip-club spectacle Hustlers

Pole dancers go crooked to beat the system in Lorene Scafaria’s sex-and-crime tale

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The New York Philharmonic's New Season Celebrates Past, Present, and Future by Clive Paget

The orchestra's 2019–20 season, led by Jaap van Zweden, includes a look back at Mahler's New York, and champions new works by contemporary composers.

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A Stage Combat Consultancy Run Entirely By Women by Artsjournal1

With four RSC plays, three other London shows, and a regional production all this year alone, the company called Rc-Annie is one of the most in-demand firms of its kind. Reporter Nick Smurth…

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Saving Endangered Indigenous Languages By Digitizing Them Is A Tricky Business, And Not Just Technically by Artsjournal1

“New technology like smartphone keyboards, language-learning apps, and digital databases makes revitalization work easier than ever, but it also requires hard conversations about which par…

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Now Here’s A Marketing Challenge: Rebranding London’s Vagina Museum by Artsjournal1

It is, as it were, a sensitive area. “Positioning a brand and crafting a suitable tone of voice is a mind-bendingly tricky thing to perfect. The Vagina Museum has built a reputation and a …

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BWW Exclusive: Watch a Clip From Lin-Manuel Miranda's Return to DUCK TALES

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Lin-Manuel Miranda's return to Disney Channel's DuckTales as Gizmoduck!

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Opening of immersive horror show Variant 31 delayed for second time by Matthew Hemley

The opening of immersive horror show Variant 31 has been postponed for a second time. According to producers, the show – which

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Ansel Elgort on the Surreal Phone Call from Steven Spielberg That Confirmed His Dream Gig in West Side Story by

Steven Spielberg's West Side Story film may be more than a year away, but Ansel Elgort has plenty to say about the highly anticipated remake. The 25-year-old actor sat down with Stephen Colb…

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China’s eye-popping Cirque Mei comes to Palo Alto by Randy McMullen

The renowned Circus Mei, known for gravity-defying circus and acrobatics feats, comes to Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto Sept. 18.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Drew McOnie’s revival of Harvey Fierstein’s play Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Seared, Theresa Rebeck’s New Comedy, Meets the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Starring Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez, and more, the MCC Theater production begins previews Off-Broadway October 3.

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The Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde review of Jack Studio Theatre, London – ‘an overwrought update’ by Julia Rank

Having previously presented adaptations of Frankenstein and Dracula, writer and director Ross McGregor turns his attention to Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange

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Review: Raise a Glass to ‘The Smuggler’ at Solas Nua by John Stoltenberg

The bar is open and there’s 100-proof theater on tap. It’s a stirring play about an Irish immigrant bartender, and it’s shaking up a classy new cocktail bar where only 30 patrons at a …

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Pulitzer Prize finalist, Lisa D’Amour: “I don’t have to do things the way everybody else does them” by Halima Hassan

Memories of leaving her home in Sweden come flooding back for writer, Halima Hassan as she interviews Playwright, Lisa D’ Amour. They talk about her new show, Anna Bella Eema, the demonisa…

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Soft Power Extends at The Public Theater by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway premiere of David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s musical-within-a-play will begin performances September 24.

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SPACE on Ryder Farm Opens Applications for 2020 Residencies by Dan Meyer

Applications are due November 6 to be considered for a residency at the farming homestead in upstate New York.

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Billy Porter to Present at the 2019 EMMYS

The Television Academy and Emmy Awards telecast producers Don Mischer Productions and Done+Dusted today announced the first group of talent set to present the iconic Emmy statuettes at the 7…

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Muna — emotional masochism meets electro-pop

Songs of queer struggle, with jangly guitars and big colourful choruses, from the LA girl band

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Review: ‘Love Sick’ at Theater J Offers a Contemporary Look at the Biblical Song of Songs by David Siegel

Celebrating the lushness of love without shying away from the moody darkness that might befall lovers, Theater J opens its new season with the East Coast premiere of the musical Love Sick. L…

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Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmations Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmations will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Backstage at Beetlejuice with Leslie Kritzer, Episode 7: Feeling Artsy by

In this jam-packed episode, Beetlejuice star Leslie Kritzer shows off fan art, gets a screen-acting lesson, checks in with Maj, scares some company members and welcomes a special backstage g…

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Aladdin Reunites Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle, Original Singers of 'A Whole New World,' for Emotional Performance by

Tears flowed onstage of the New Amsterdam Theatre on September 10 when Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle, the strong-voiced singers whose original 1992 cover of Aladdin's "A Whole New World" he…

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The Ringdove by Joel Benjamin

What raised "The Ringdove" above mere creative story-time theater was the exquisite artwork and detailed performances.  The perfect, colorful costumes (by Casey Compton) that evoked everyth…

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Fall Arts Preview 2019: Director Jesca Prudencio on Sports, Family and Culture in Lauren Yee’s “The Great Leap” by Kevin Greene

"Theater and sports have so much common. They are live events that bring groups of people together to witness conflict."

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

John Riddle and Bradley Dean Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tonight

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, welcomes two Broadway favorites today, September 11- John Riddle (Frozen, The Visit) and Bradley Dean (Dear Evan H…

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World Premiere of Alexis Scheer’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new comedy is co-produced by WP Theater and 2ST and directed by Whitney White.

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VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Cast Remembers 9/11 with NPR Tiny Desk Concert

As the country takes a moment today to reflect on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the company of Come From Away is remembering the tragedy in their own way. Watch below as …

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London Theatre Review: Heartbeat of Home

I vividly remember Riverdance. In fact, I think it’s still in a box in a loft somewhere on video and usually came out at Christmastime. So, Heartbeat of Home (from the producers of Riverda…

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Neil Montanus, Who Took The Enormous Colorama Photos Displayed At Grand Central Station, Dead At 92 by Artsjournal1

“Every weekday [for four decades], 650,000 commuters and visitors who jostled through the main concourse could gaze up at Kodak’s Coloramas, the giant photographs that measured 18 feet h…

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Ex-L.A. Opera Staffer Gives Eyewitness Testimony Of Plácido Domingo Kissing And Groping Women by Artsjournal1

Former production coordinator Melinda McLain: “In rehearsal I saw him, at least once, grab one of the supernumeraries and just lay a kiss on her. … I also had young singers come and seek…

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Robert Frank, Influential Photographer Of Postwar America, Dead At 94 by Artsjournal1

“[His] book, The Americans, published in this country in 1959, inspired generations of photographers, writers, filmmakers and musicians and made Mr. Frank one of the most important visual …

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Choreographer David Bintley On 24 Years Running Birmingham Royal Ballet, And On Why He Left by Artsjournal1

“I haven’t made anything for three years. First, there is no money, second the job has tilted so much towards administration there is no time to make stuff. I have always said there are …

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Art Institute Of Chicago Plans Major Long-Term Makeover Of Its Campus by Artsjournal1

“For its first North American commission, the prize-winning firm Barozzi/Veiga … has begun formulating ideas aimed at making an inward-looking museum rooted in the 20th century more extr…

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Mezzo Dolora Zajick Will Retire From Opera Next Year by Artsjournal1

“[Her] final performance will take place at the Metropolitan Opera in the spring of 2020, when she will make her role debut as Kabanicha in performances of Janáček’s Káťa Kabanová s…

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An Israeli TV Series Shows The Jewish State Locked In Civil War by Artsjournal1

“In [Autonomies], set in the near future, civil war has cut the land into two countries. The coastal State of Israel is nonreligious, with the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv as its capital.…

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How Local Dialects Work by Artsjournal

Remember how you learned about swearing? It was probably from a kid around your age, maybe an older sibling, and not from an educator or authority figure. And you were probably in early adol…

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Aditi Mittal: Mother of Invention review – fun with 'fempowerment' by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonFrom being spat at by male audience members to mum riding ‘groin first’ to the rescue, Mittal delivers an irreverent set When Aditi Mittal made her UK debut two years…

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Leeds arts organisations unite in pioneering initiative reaching out to community groups by Georgia Snow

More than 60 arts organisations across Leeds have joined up to create a citywide scheme intended to widen engagement with hard-to-reach communities.

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Equity president: ’Casting directors must let actors know if they have got the job or not’ by Matthew Hemley

Equity president Maureen Beattie has called for an end to the “soul-destroying” practice of failing to tell actors they have not got

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Derelict Swansea Palace Theatre to be redeveloped as retail and office space by Ruth Comerford

Swansea Council has announced plans to take ownership of the Palace Theatre and develop it into retail and office space. The building,

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UK must enshrine EU copyright rules to protect performers’ pay, says Equity by Giverny Masso

The government is to be lobbied to protect performers from being exploited financially by enshrining European Union copyright rules into UK law.

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Watch the Grammy-Winning Performers of ‘A Whole New World’ Reunite at Aladdin on Broadway by Dan Meyer

Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle took to the stage following a performance of the musical to sing the Disney standard.

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre to Stage 101 Dalmatians World Premiere by Adam Hetrick

The season will also include a new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel.

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London Theatre Review: The Play That Goes Wrong (5 Year Anniversary)

We knew we were in for something special when we attended the 5 year anniversary of The Play That Goes Wrong (tickets from £24), booking until November 1st at London’s Duchess Theatr…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a look at what’s going down in rehearsals for Danelaw by Featured Content

Go undercover at a "whites-only homeland"... sort of. The cast and creatives of the new adaptation of Danelaw have taken to social media to give you a peek behind the scenes at what they've …

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Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Welcomes John Riddle & Bradley Dean to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of new principal cast members step into the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera on September 11. John Riddle takes over as Raoul and Bradley Dean assumes the role of Monsi…

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Ivan Hernandez stops by HQ to chat about Dear Evan Hansen and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Rupert Everett Replaces Eddie Izzard in Upcoming Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen veteran Rupert Everett will return to the Great White Way this spring, taking on the juicy role of George in the new revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The fresh sta…

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Final cast announced for London transfer of Beryl by Kitty Underwood

The final cast has been announced for Beryl, a play by Maxine Peake about cycling legend Beryl Burton, that will run at the Arcola Theatre this autumn. The post Final cast announced for Lond…

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How to make a Shakespeare production that spans six countries by Nick Awde

From London to Beirut, artistic director Mark Leipacher tells Nick Awde about rehearsing and producing theatre across six countries In an innovative,

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Text of the Day: Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on Favourite stage direction: “There are two printed versions …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Theater This Season: A Show (or 10) for Every Mood by Steven McElroy

Our list of coming performances includes the topical, the true, the trippy and the timeless.

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From ‘Sex’ to ‘Superstar,’ 10 Plays That Caused a Stir by Eric Grode

It often seems like safety first on Broadway, but the commercial stage has historically been home to shows that push buttons — and ring alarms.

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Is Broadway Ready for ‘Slave Play’? by Michael Paulson

Risky? For sure. Triggering? Possibly. A must-see? Audiences are about to decide.

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Broadway-Bound BLUE Will Have Reading, Starring Leslie Uggams and Nicole Ari Parker

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Blue is coming to Broadway in spring of 2020 at a theatre to be announced, directed by Phylicia Rashad.

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GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Broadway Pre-Sale Begins Today; General On-Sale Date Announced

After critically-acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Public Theater, The Old Vic London, and in the West End, Girl from the North Country brings its rousing spirit to Broadway, beginning perfor…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme C review at Sadler’s Wells – ‘a spirited mixed bill’ by Rachel Elderkin

The final programme of American Dance Theater’s London run sees a mix of old and new. Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Ounce of Faith

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/11/19. by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/11/19. "The Spongebob Musical" comes to Hartford's Bushnell, "The Tuna Goddess" docks at The Majestic, and "Hold These Truths" encores at Barrington Stage, pl…

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Pinto Colvig: Original Goofy, Original Bozo by Trav S.D.

What an amazing person for most of us not to have known the name of! Pinto Colvig (Vance Debar Colvig Sr, 1892-1967) was the original voice of Walt Disney’s Goofy and Pluto, the original B…

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Only Yesterday Opens @ 59E59 by Barry Gordin

Premiere of Only Yesterday, a new play by Bob Stevens, looks at one night in the lives of Paul McCartney and John Lennon before they were famous. September 13, 2019:  Northern Stages is …

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Stratford Festival Will Honor Andrea Martin by Andrew Gans

Martin Short, Paul Shaffer, and Victor Garber will be part of the celebration of the two-time Tony winner.

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FIRST LOOK: Peek into the dark, spooky and hilarious world of Trial of Love by Featured Content

Wild eyes, grasping hands, looks of abject fear - they're all there in the production images for Trial of Love , the new supernatural comedy currently running at the Bread & Roses Theatr…

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Rupert Everett replacing Eddie Izzard in Broadway revival of 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' by Ruth Kinane

Rupert Everett is returning to Broadway for the first time in 10 years. On Wednesday, producers of the upcoming Broadway production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? announced that the En…

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What Did Critics Think of New Movie Harriet, Starring Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo? by Dan Meyer

The biopic follows Harriet Tubman’s journey as a conductor along the Underground Railroad.

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VIDEO: Luke Islam Sings 'Never Enough' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN on AGT

America's Got Talent contestant Luke Islam took to the stage during last night's live show to perform 'Never Enough' from The Greatest Showman! The 12-year-old singer has dreams of being a…

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Matthew Xia: ‘Actors Touring Company should exist as a portable portal to the world’ by Matthew Xia

Last November, I was appointed artistic director of Actors Touring Company. It’s been a long held ambition of mine to artistically lead

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First Look at the U.K. Premiere of Dave Malloy’s Preludes by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, which chronicles the struggles of Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, began performances in London September 6.

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Leslie Uggams and Nicole Ari Parker Tapped for Pre-Broadway Reading of Blue by Olivia Clement

Phylicia Rashad directs the Charles Randolph-Wright play with music by Nona Hendryx.

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Rupert Everett Replaces Eddie Izzard in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? on Broadway

Rupert Everett has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? alongside two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf. Everett …

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of HARRIET Starring Cynthia Erivo?

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one …

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John Riddle and Bradley Dean Join Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera September 11 by Andrew Gans

The longest-running Broadway production continues at the Majestic Theatre.

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MNM Prepares A Man Of La Mancha Relevant For Our Times by Bill Hirschman

In this tarnished time of disaffection, divisiveness and abandoned ideals, the synergistic resonance of the musical Man of La Mancha is more than a welcome opportunity for director Bruce Lin…

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VIDEO: Regina Belle, Peabo Bryson Reunite at ALADDIN on Broadway to Sing 'A Whole New World'

Legendary GRAMMY award-winning musicians, Regina Belle and Peabo Bryson, surprised fans after the Broadway production of Aladdin in New York where they reunited to sing their iconic ren…

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Five Burning Questions with Waitress Star Todrick Hall

Todrick Hall talks relating to Ogie in Waitress, dating, and behind the scenes at RuPaul's Drag Race.

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Everett Joins Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The 2020 revival of Edward Albee’s renowned drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf has added another talented name to an all-star mix. Joining the previously announced Laurie Metcalf, Russ…

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Fall Arts Preview 2019: Can’t-Miss Fall Theater by Kevin Greene

What could be more American than football, marriage and intellectual discourse? These three premieres take the temperature of the country's conscience and the state of our city's theater mak…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Riley Costello Is Wicked’s New Boq on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Handbagged review at New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme – ‘a polished revival’ by Natalie Douglas

Fiona Buffini’s revival of her sister Moira’s play about the relationship between the Queen and “that bloody woman” Margaret Thatcher occasionally suffers

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Hear Ansel Elgort Sing a Snippet of ‘Officer Krupke’ From West Side Story by Dan Meyer

The star of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation dropped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to discuss the film and his casting as Tony.

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See Tootsie Celebrate Its Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble by Marc J. Franklin

Tony winner David Yazbek and the cast of the musical gave an in-store performance and signing September 10.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Rupert Everett Takes Broadway’s ‘Virginia Woolf’ Lead With Departure Of Eddie Izzard by Greg Evans

Rupert Everett will take over for the previously announced Eddie Izzard as George in director Joe Mantello’s upcoming Broadway staging of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? co-starring Laur…

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Rupert Everett to replace Eddie Izzard in ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ by Caitlin Huston

Rupert Everett will replace Eddie Izzard in the upcoming Broadway revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Izzard, who was previously announced to star opposite Laurie Metcalf, is …

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Rupert Everett Replaces Eddie Izzard in Broadway Revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Andrew Gans

Everett will star opposite Tony and Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf.

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Rachel Chavkin, Billy Porter, John Cameron Mitchell, and More Will Take Part in the New Yorker Festival

The complete lineup has been announced for this year's New Yorker Festival, which will take place October 11-13. Some familiar faces in the Broadway world will be in attendance, including Ra…

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‘Gets the atmosphere right’: BARTHOLOMEW FAIR – Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Tom Bolton

Bartholomew Fair is full of energy and highly entertaining throughout, while making no attempt to glamorise the city’s underbelly.

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Fleabag: the gift that keeps on giving… out free G&Ts by Tabard

It has only been a few weeks since Fleabag last graced the pages of this diary, but, judging by the show’s current

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Theatres fight Tory cuts and ice-skater mauled by lion – 40 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

September 6, 1979: The arts were railing against cuts by the Tory government. Plus ça change… We reported the Theatres’ Advisory Council

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Actors should be allowed to act without restrictions – your views, September 12 by The Stage

With regard to the open letter ‘Playing Jewish roles on stage’ and subsequent correspondence, I feel impelled to draw attention to Motion

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See Cynthia Erivo As a Singing Vet on Nickelodeon's Sunny Day by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner guest stars as Dr. Vanessa in the preschool series.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2020 season opens with original 101 Dalmatians musical by Press Releases

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced its 2020 season which opens with its first newly commissioned musical, 101 Dalmatians (16 May to 21 June 2020, press night is 27 May), based on…

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Review: Lear: That Old Manlearoldman19 I Used To Know< at by Deirdre Donovan

Curtainup Reviewer: Descriptive Excerpt: Conceived and whimsically directed by Beth Ann Hopkins at A.R.T Theatres

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Disney's Stage Musical ALADDIN Filmed In London; Broadcast Details To Follow!

Disney's hit stage musical version of ALADDIN has been filmed for a future broadcast release, according to a report in Filmed On Stage - which shared images of the filming process at the Pri…

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Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present review at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough – ‘Alan Ayckbourn’s time-hopping comedy’ by Wendy Pratt

Premiering in the year of Alan Ayckbourn’s 80th birthday, Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present is his 83rd play. It opens on the day

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Theater Top 5: September 2019 by Kevin Greene

Packed with premieres and performances of all kinds, September shows Chicago theater at its best and brightest.

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Why Mary-Louise Parker Chose a Thriller for Her Broadway Return by Mark Peikert

The Tony-winning star of Proof begins her Broadway double-header with The Sound Inside before returning again this spring to reprise How I Learned to Drive.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre announce 2020 season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have announced their 2020 season which will include a new musical adaptation of 101 Dalmations. This post Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre anno…

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One Man, Two Guvnors review at Derby Theatre – ‘gloriously daft and highly entertaining’ by John Murphy

One Man, Two Guvnors may only be eight years old, but it feels like it’s been around a lot longer. Since its

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New 101 Dalmatians musical to lead Open Air Theatre 2020 season by Giverny Masso

A new musical adaptation of 101 Dalmations will lead Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2020 season. Based on Dodie Smith’s 1956 children’s

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Nativity the musical announces London cast for Christmas 2019 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sharon Osbourne, Danny Dyer, Dani Dyer, Rylan Clark-Neal and Simon Lipkin are to star in the London Christmas seaon of Nativity the musical at the Eventim Apollo London. This…

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Standing @ Zero: Beautiful's Ryan Vona by JK

Baseball has utility players. So does Broadway. Right now, one such utility player on Broadway is this month's Standing @ Zero guy. Over his growing career, he's replaced a supporting charac…

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Photo Flash: Broadway Supports Stephanie Klemons' Non-Profit, Katie's Art Project

On Sunday, members of the Broadway community gathered to support Stephanie Klemons and her not-for-profit organization, Katie's Art Project, for the 3rd Annual installation of [the art proje…

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Jerry Gunn leaves Rose Theatre Kingston as venue reveals review of leadership team by Matthew Hemley

Rose Theatre Kingston executive producer Jerry Gunn is to step down from the theatre, as the venue reveals plans to review its

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Ben Ringham: More theatre shows should be driven by sound design by Giverny Masso

Ben Ringham has called for sound design to take a more prominent role in the theatre creation process. The sound designer and

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How it was by Terry Teachout

• A few weeks after 9/11, I wrote an essay about where I was and what I did that day: “Get up, son,” my mother said, tapping softly on the door of the bedroom of my childhood home in M…

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Solemn musics by Terry Teachout

Because music is my first language, it stands to reason that for me, the memory of 9/11 should be inextricably caught up with the sound of music. I attended and wrote about many memorial con…

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Razzamataz Theatre Schools and The Stage Scholarship winners 2019 by Paul Vale

Next year, Razzamataz Theatre Schools will be celebrating its 20th anniversary providing classes in dance, drama and singing to thousands of keen

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Dear West End Producer: ‘How do you put on your own work if you don’t have any money?’ by @westendproducer

Putting on your own work is a fabulous platform to showcase yourself. However, finance does come into the equation; ie Theatre hire,

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Almanac: Mr. Dooley on fanaticism by Terry Teachout

“A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks th’ Lord wud do if He knew th’ facts iv th’ case.” Finley Peter Dunne, Mr. Dooley’s Philosophy

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Careers Clinic: Did a joke ruin my audition chances? by John Byrne

I just had what I felt was a good audition for a soap part I would love to land. The casting director

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‘A cast made up of crystal clear singers’: FALSETTOS – The Other Palace ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Intricate but not in-your-face Falsettos is a must-see reminder of human love; and a great example of how moving music can be.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present review – masterful Ayckbourn unwraps a family feud by Michael Billington

Stephen Joseph theatre, ScarboroughNaomi Petersen’s turn is the icing on the cake of this time-bending drama from a writer who has lost none of his ingenuity Dramatists, from George S Kauf…

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Richard Blackwood: 'I was in a bubble, thinking I had the Midas touch' by Lanre Bakare

Comedian, TV presenter, pop star … the ‘British Will Smith’ was geared for Hollywood stardom until his life came crashing down. Now, in a powerful play about death in custody, he’s m…

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Labour’s Tom Watson:’No-deal Brexit would be disastrous for the arts and needs to be stopped’ by Matthew Hemley

Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has warned of the “disastrous” consequences a no-deal Brexit would have for the arts, including touring and

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Director Stephen Unwin: Peter Nichols was a searingly powerful, heartbreaking dramatist by Stephen Unwin

Peter Nichols cut a daunting figure. Tall, bespectacled and physically awkward, he was a formidable presence in the rehearsal room: guffawing, sighing

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre announce 2020 season by Eleni Cashell

The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2020 summer season has been announced! It includes productions of 101 Dalmations, Romeo & Juliet and Carousel. The post Regent’s Park Open Air The…

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NEWS: Asylum Chapel to host terrifying new show, Haunted by Featured Content

Where better to take in a ghostly tale this October than in a distressed chapel in South London? That's exactly the setting for Haunted, the debut production from Uncanny Collective. Book yo…

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VIDEO: First Look at A CHORUS LINE from Theatre Under The Stars

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents the first show in its 2019/20 Season, A Chorus Line.

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical extends West End run until June 2020 by Ruth Comerford

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical has extended booking for its West End run, as a new child cast for the show is

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Review: Falsettos, The Other Palace by Grace Patrick

Review: Falsettos, The Other Palace3.0starsIt’s actually really frustrating to come out of a show like Falsettos, and to feel so very little. Naturally, there’s always going to be that q…

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Review: Jade City, Bunker Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Jade City, Bunker Theatre 3.0stars Jade City is both a poetic ode to Belfast and a dark drama which presents themes surrounding accountability, trauma and masculinity. The light and …

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Stage Door Joe reports from the Prince Of Egypt West End launch as full casting details are announced

As the excitement builds for the West End premiere production of The Prince Of Egypt, previewing at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February 2020, Stage Door Joe attends the launch for th…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Jeremy Herrin to step down as artistic director of Headlong by Georgia Snow

Jeremy Herrin has announced he is stepping down as artistic director of theatre company Headlong to pursue a freelance career. Herrin has

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TINA – The Tina Turner Musical by Broadway Direct

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage mu…

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Katori Hall Brings An Honest Depiction of Tina Turner’s Life to Broadway by Gordon Cox For Broadway Direct

When producers Stage Entertainment approached Tina Turner about turning her life story into a musical, they didn’t want anyone to sugarcoat it. The global superstar, one of the top selling…

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Photo Coverage: Remembering Carol Lynley

Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Carol Lynley with a look back in our photo archives.

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Photos: Remembering Chris March

Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Chris March by taking a look back into our photos archives.

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Wake Up With BWW 9/11: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker in PLAZA SUITE, and More!

Today's top stories: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will lead Plaza Suite on Broadway, and more!

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Adrienne Warren on Transforming Into Tina Turner by Gordon Cox For Broadway Direct

When the producers and creative team of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical approached Adrienne Warren about taking on the role of Tina Turner, the actress had an instant knee-jerk reaction: Sh…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the world premiere of absurdist comedy Mites by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is back at Tristan Bates Theatre for the world premiere of Mites from Blueleaf Theatre. Got any questions for …

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Photo Coverage: TOOTSIE Celebrates Cast Album Release at Barnes and Noble

Tootsie cast members celebrated the release of their cast recording with a live performance and a CD signing at Barnes and Noble on September 10.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea tickets on sale now!

The widely loved children’s book we all fondly hold in our heart is set to come to life on stage this Christmas time at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket. Get the kettle on and get your t…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Teaching Playwriting – Creativity In Practice, Methuen Drama ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Teaching Playwriting - Creativity In Practice by Paul Gardiner published by Methuen Drama. This post REVIEW: Teaching Playwriting – Creativity In Pract…

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UPCOMING: Fight Like A Girl, Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves looks at Fight Like A Girl a new musical by Nick Stimson and James Atherton presented by British Youth Music Theatre at Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts. This p…

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Matthew Hemley: Reviewers should not expect plus-ones – they’re a perk by Matthew Hemley

When the National Theatre announced plans in 2016 to take away critics’ plus-ones at its press nights, the move caused unrest among

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

David Bintley: ‘At this point I simply want to make dance, not be stuck in an office’ by Neil Norman

Dancer, choreographer and artistic director David Bintley has led Birmingham Royal Ballet for 24 years, but this summer that all changed. He

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

David Benedict: Identity politics are stirring up division. Someone call The Doctor by David Benedict

Unlike musicals, so-called straight dramas don’t do showstoppers. Even a speech as famous as “To be or not to be” won’t elicit

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes John Riddle & Bradley Dean to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of new principal cast members step into the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera on September 11. John Riddle takes over as Raoul and Bradley Dean assumes the role of Monsi…

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Call Answered: Dana Dellinger: "A Saturday Night Drive" benefit for Tyler Clementi Foundation by Adam Rothenberg

Dana Dellinger was born in La Salle-Peru, a small town near Chicago, IL. At 17, she was cast in her first professional play, The Second Time Around. From there, Dana has spent her career pe…

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We Love Our Shows, And It Shows by Joe Patti

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about American Theatre’s reporting in May on a Wallace Foundation supported audience building effort at Opera Theatre St. Louis.  American Theatre just publish…

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Win a double pass to Lady Beatle at the Whitehorse Center, Nunawading by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Lady Beatle at the Whitehorse Centre on Saturday 21 September, 8pm. From the creators of Rumour Has It comes the must-see live music event of …

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Why Are There So Many New Plays About AIDS Right Now? - Three new works, including Broadway's 'The Inheritance,' explore the impact of the virus on mu

Three new works, including Broadway's The Inheritance, explore the impact of the virus on multiple generations---Playwright Matthew Lopez was 10 when he first learned about AIDS from the TV …

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Watch a Clip From the New Documentary You Are Here—A Come From Away Story by Andrew Gans

Written and directed by Moze Mossanen, the film plays movie theatres around the country September 11.

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Huntington Theatre Company’s The Purists, Directed by Billy Porter, Opens September 11 by Andrew Gans

Dan McCabe’s play continues through October 6 at the Boston venue.

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