Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards

On Monday, September 16, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation announced the 2019 recipients at the annual Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards. For the past 15 years, the It Awards have ce…

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Review: Helen on Wheels. Comedy is hard. by Jill Kyle-Keith

Best Medicine Rep stands out among our newer small theatre companies for location (a store space on the upper level of Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg) and for mission: they will only presen…

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Inside Jordin Spark’s Return to Broadway in Waitress by Marc J. Franklin

The Grammy-nominated American Idol alum began her limited engagement as Jenna September 16.

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DEN OF DREAMS by Jessica Branch

There is genius in this production that transcends the campiness of its plot and score.

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NYIT Award Winners 2019: Off-Off Broadway’s Finest by New York Theater

Below is the complete list of winners of the 15th annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards, honoring outstanding work Off-Off Broadway.  Multiple-winning shows include “Eight Tales of Pe…

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American Moor by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Cobb is titanic in this piece bringing his resonant voice and impressive physical presence to bear on the most famous classic role for a Black actor in the canon as well as his thoughts abou…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Wives by Brian Scott Lipton

“Wives” is somewhat redeemed by its female actors: three wonderful performers – Purva Bedi, Adina Verson and Aadya Bedi – who make the most of every opportunity given them.

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Screen creatives on both sides of camera call for action on local content by Arts Review

Leading Australian actors, directors, crew, writers and producers are in Canberra this week in a united push to convince Parliament to introduce local content requirements for booming digita…

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Review: In ‘Wives,’ the Other Halves Have Their Say by Ben Brantley

Jaclyn Backhaus’s slapdash comedy, at Playwright’s Horizons, travels through time to coax oppressed spouses out of their powerful husband’s shadows.

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Music, movement and the unexpected: mignolo dance’s ‘Translations’ by Admin

HERE Arts Center, New York, NY.July 30, 2019. Dance art — it’s a coming together of movement and costumes, lighting, and often music. Sisters Charly and Eriel Santagado, with their compa…

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Melbourne Fringe: It all sparks joy by Arts Review

It All Sparks Joy is an affecting dark comedy about one man’s attempt to address his cluttered life. Lead by an usher with sign aloft, we’re lead into one of the smaller rooms in the Tra…

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Reviews are in for “Derren Brown: Secret,” Jeremy O. Harris Stirs Debate Over Theatre Practices, Sara Holdren Steps Down at Vulture “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Fri…

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REACH Report: DC Playwrights Forum by David Siegel

It’s true. The DC area has moved into the forefront of the nation’s theater communities.  A recent report from Actors’ Equity Association named DC the “fastest-growing theater city.…

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Review: A Very Expensive Poison- Curtainup, London by Kllizzie Loveridge

Lucy Prebble's new play exposes a political, murderous regime

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Review: American Moor at by Dan Rubins

There's a white man sitting in the audience taking notes at this American Moor here's a white man sitting in the audience taking notes aterican Moor

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It is not enough to be simply talented and to have natural gifts; one needs ability, technique, and art. (MLIA)

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Downton Abbey by Arts Review

The big screen film adaptation of Downton Abbey is deluxe in every way. The much-loved TV series followed the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

'75% of the audience get it!' How Count Arthur Strong conquered comedy by Brian Logan

As the dyspeptic old-school entertainer embarks on a tour, his creator Steve Delaney reflects on dedicating his life to one character Comedy has its careerists: thrusting tyros zeroing in on…

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Anna Bella Eema review – trailer-park golem with a touch of Thoreau by Michael Billington

Arcola, LondonGothic sound design and a trio of sharp central performances lend this version of Lisa D’Amour’s rather mystifying play some definition Lisa D’Amour’s play is as weird …

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Livestreaming Working From Home / Trabajando Desde Casa

By . The Oregon Shakespeare Festival presents Working From Home / Trabajando Desde Casa: Five Migrant Artists Talk About Working & Writing in America & Ashland livestreamed on…

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(Alison Flood’s article appeared in the Guardian, 9/16.) Hailed as one of the most significant archival discoveries of modern times, text seems to show the Paradise Lost poet making carefu…

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Wives: Life With Papa and Three Other Feminist Truths by Michael Sommers

★★★ An episode involving Ernest Hemingway's several widows is a highlight of a new satirical comedy The post Wives: Life With Papa and Three Other Feminist Truths appeared first on New…

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VIDEO: Former HAMILTON Star Taran Killam Talks Shaving His Beard for SINGLE PARENTS

Taran Killam went on 'Live With Kelly & Ryan' to talk about shaving his beard for the new season of 'Single Parents.' Watch the clip below!

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Odds & Ends: Dylan Baker to Join Bobby Cannavale & Rose Byrne in Medea at BAM & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Dylan Baker to Join Bobby Cannavale & Rose Byrne in Medea at BAM Tony-nominated actor Dylan Baker (Bernha…

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Ain't Too Proud's Jelani Remy on the 'Magnitude' of The Temptations & What Oprah Smells Like by Caitlin Moynihan

Jelani Remy has officially become a member of The Temptations by taking on the role of Eddie Kendricks full-time in Ain't Too Proud on Broadway. Remy replaced original cast member and Tony n…

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Master Illusionist Derren Brown Talks Bringing His Acclaimed Secret to the Broadway Stage on Opening Night by

Acclaimed mentalist Derren Brown talks about bringing Derren Brown: Secret to Broadway and why it must be seen to be believed.

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Race, Rihanna, And Box Office Drama: SLAVE PLAY Is Heating Up Broadway by Lee Seymour

Broadway's most controversial show has all the makings of a disruptive hit, garnering flak and praise from all corners of the industry.

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HighTide Festival: In conversation with director Deborah Warner by Terri Paddock

At this year’s annual HighTide Festival in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, I was privileged to chair an hour-long “In Conversation With” platform discussion with legendary director Deborah Warner,…

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Tell Your Tales of Advocacy by Joe Patti

Question for readers- Have you ever attended an arts advocacy day at your state capital or Washington, DC? Actually, for those readers outside the US, I would be interested in hearing about …

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

A Little Art With That Wine? Wine Country Experiments With Installations by Artsjournal

Some are dubious of the so-called Vine Art Movement. “Equating wine with art flatters the people who buy wine into thinking they’re participating in something larger than they are,” sa…

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Sacred Fools announces its first all-female co-Artistic Director team by Pauline Adamek

Photo by Jaime Robledo. Sacred Fools has announced their first all-female co-Artistic Director team in the theater company’s history. Newly appointed are Adriana Colón, Aviva Press…

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Historic Find: Milton’s Notes On Shakespeare’s Plays by Artsjournal

The astonishing find, which academics say could be one of the most important literary discoveries of modern times, was made by Cambridge University fellow Jason Scott-Warren when he was read…

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In the summer of 1984, I signed up to be in the Rock Band program at French Woods. Every other kid in Rock Band that summer was a guitarist or a drummer; no one ever knew what to do with a k…

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This play aims to make you uncomfortable. And that’s a good thing. by Peter Marks

Woolly Mammoth Theatre guides Jackie Sibblies Drury’s “Fairview” to a sublime D.C. debut.

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WAITRESS Welcomes Jordin Sparks Tonight, Christopher Fitzgerald, Natasha Yvette Williams, Caitlin Houlahan Return

Jordin Sparks begins performances as Jenna in Waitress tonight, Monday, September 16th for a limited engagement through October 27. This will mark her Broadway return after making her debut …

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Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour is back for 2020 visiting arenas around the UK for 32 sequin-filled shows. This post Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2020 first appear…

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Broadway Takes $29M As Fall Creeps In; ‘Slave Play’, Mary-Louise Parker, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hip Hop Improv Arrive by Greg Evans

A raft of newcomers and previewers on Broadway’s box office roster kept the industry tally afloat last week, with a total of 29 productions reporting a combined weekly gross of $29,092,571…

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Theater critic Sara Holdren announces departure from New York Magazine by Caitlin Huston

Theater critic Sara Holdren is leaving her post at New York Magazine in early October.  Holdren, who was hired by the publication and its culture site Vulture in July 2017, announced her de…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Derren Brown: Secret on Broadway delights even more than it deceives by Ruth Kinane

The tricky thing about reviewing Derren Brown’s Secret on Broadway is that the audience is sworn to secrecy on arrival in the theater. So should I just tell you it’s great, go see it, yo…

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Why ‘Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion’ Is Obsolete  by American Theatre Editors

ED&I rewards good intentions, but it's time to take the next step and embrace anti-racist practice, which focuses on results.

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Meet The UK’s New Minister For Arts by Artsjournal

The MP for Faversham and Mid Kent replaces Rebecca Pow, who held the role for only four months. Pow is moving to a position in the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Hel…

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How Crossword Puzzles Free The Mind by Artsjournal

Ultimately, crosswords can get you to see preconceptions that you might not have realized you held. Once words signify, the puzzle gets political. Crosswords quietly have an ideological agen…

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How Country Music Became The Heart Of Nashville by Artsjournal

Nashville attracted—first downtown, because that’s where the Opry was located, and then on Music Row—a creative community, and that creative community feeds off of itself. I teach at B…

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Music Deserts: What We Need Is Nutritional Music by Artsjournal

“Musical malnourishment, with increasing mono-diets and over-consumption of processed, chemically treated/created culture, entails an over-reliance upon intake from manufactured commoditie…

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The Internet Is Changing How We Write (For Bad And Good) by Artsjournal

The Internet is speeding up the evolution of English by increasing our ability to stay loosely in touch with, and mutually influence, one another. – Washington Post

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Why People Believe Fake Videos (Even The Bad Ones) by Artsjournal

“Seeking to understand what was going on, I took very unscientific straw polls of family and friends. I learned anecdotally what sociologists and social psychologists have shown in more sc…

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How Rich People Like Jeffrey Epstein Are Corrupting Science by Artsjournal

“Money corrupts—which, duh—but the Epstein episode tells an even bigger story. The entire system for metabolizing philanthropic gifts, particularly private ones, into academic research…

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A Fury in His Words: ‘American Moor’ by Matthew Wexler

In 'American Moor,' a black actor responds to the demands of a white director presuming to better understand Shakespeare’s iconic black character, Othello. The post A Fury in His Words: …

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VIDEO: Julia Murney Performs Kander & Ebb's 'But the World Goes Round'

Broadway favorite Julia Murney just performed at 54 Below as part of the venue's weekly series Tuesdays at 54...with Robbie Rozelle!, and we have a peek at her number! Check out the video …

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Drag-Tastic: RuPaul’s DragCon NYC 2019 Day 2 by Michael Barbieri

Not many things can get me out of bed at 6 am, but RuPaul’s DragCon NYC is one of them! On Saturday September 7th, DragCon began bright and early, with VIPs admitted at 9 am. Press, howev…

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Bonnie Milligan and Natalie Walker Will Return to Feinstein’s/54 Below for Halloween by Adam Hetrick

Their recent one-night-only concert sold out within two days of its announcement.

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Phyllis Newman Has Died at 86, Tony Winning Broadway Actress, Singer Was Also Wife of Famed Lyricist Adolph Green by Roger Friedman

A great light has gone out on Broadway: Phyllis Newman, Tony winner and widow of famed lyricist Adolph Green, has died at

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In ‘Wives,’ Playwright Backhaus Tries Comedy — and #MeToo by David Finkle

But why salt so much dialogue with, like, annoyingly contemporary expressions? The post In ‘Wives,’ Playwright Backhaus Tries Comedy — and #MeToo appeared first on Clyde Fitch Report.

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Grosses Analysis: Ain’t Too Proud Is Doing Fine on Cloud 9 by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway musical about The Temptations continues to draw full crowds at the Imperial Theatre.

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Jake Levy to Assume Role of Dmitry in ANASTASIA On Tour

ANASTASIA, announced today that rising theater star, Jake Levy, will assume the principal role of Dmitry beginning October 8, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA. This will mark Jake's naDonal tour deb…

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5 Eighties Musicals That Deserve Broadway Revivals by Marshall W. Mabry Iv

The ‘80s are back, and these shows should be, too

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Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis Newman

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, stage star Phyllis Newman passed away yesterday, September 15, at the age of 86. Newman got her start in show business at 4 years old imitating Car…

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Around the World in 12 New York City Restaurants by Mark Robinson

Experience the best of Manhattan’s international cuisine

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Go Inside the Magical Broadway Opening Night of Derren Brown: Secret by Caitlin Moynihan

The secret is officially out! Derren Brown: Secret, that is. British master illusionist and mentalist Derren Brown's new show opened at the Cort Theatre on September 15 and some of the bigge…

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Things Get Mental in this Red Carpet Challenge from the Opening Night of Derren Brown: Secret by

On opening night of Derren Brown: Secret, Matt Rodin challenges guests to use their mentalism skills in this magical Red Carpet Challenge.

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Just a Kid On the Fly! Jake Levy to Join the National Tour of Anastasia by Ryan Gilbert

Welcome to your Petersburg! Rising theater star Jake Levy will assume the principal role of Dmitry in the North American tour Anastasia beginning October 8 in Los Angeles, CA. This will mark…

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Broadway Grosses: Jeremy O. Harris' Daring Slave Play Is Off to a Strong Start by

Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work Slave Play began previews of its Broadway transfer this past week, posting substantial box office figures in its limited amount of starter performance…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/16

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

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/15/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/15/2019.

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What's Playing on Broadway: September 16-22, 2019

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for September 16-22.

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“Memoirs of a Forgotten Man” Just concluded a run on September 15 at the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch, N.J. by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

Amie Bermowitz and Steve Brady star in “Memoirs of a Forgotten Man” at New Jersey Repertory Company now through Sept. 15. Photo courtesy Andrea Phox I have only once ever before written …

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VIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy Rigby

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics b…

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Review: Palo Alto Players’ ‘Bright Star’ connects on many levels by Joanne Engelhardt

Lyrical, enigmatic, lively, maudlin, affecting and, ultimately heart-tugging. That’s a capsule description of Palo Alto Players’ beautifully conceived production of “Bright Star,” th…

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Spotlight on The Urchins of Off-Broadway’s New Little Shop of Horrors, Ari Groover, Salome Smith, & Joy Woods

Get to know Little Shop of Horrors' powerhouse trio, Ari Groover, Salome Smith, and Joy Woods.

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

As Much As I Can Review: AIDS And African-American Men by New York Theater

“As Much As I Can,” a show that illustrates the continuing AIDS crisis among African-American men, exists on two different planes, which are not in complete alignment with one another. I…

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BWW Roundup: Broadway Remembers Phyllis Newman

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the legendary Phyllis Newman just passed away at the age of 86. Many of Broadway's best have taken to social media to share their fond memories of the T…

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Why Katie Finneran Kills—With Comedy by Mark Peikert

Currently starring opposite Lucy Liu on the CBS All Access black comedy Why Women Kill, the two-time Tony winner proves her comedy chops are still stiletto sharp.

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Photo Flash: Inside Viva Broadway's EL CONJUNTO Concert Series

Viva Broadway is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a previously announced cabaret-style concert series titled “El Conjunto” hosted by Ana Villafañe(On Your Feet! and NBC's “Su…

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Theatrical Moles Put Out Their Paws for a Visit by Alexis Soloski

Washington Square Park has certainly seen its share of eccentrics. But a parade of fur-clad, claw-footed Frenchmen turned a head or two.

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VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Talks Being Unable to Avoid HAMILTON

Christopher Jackson was a guest on Monday morning's episode of GMA3: Strahan, Sarah and Keke to talk about the CBS series he stars in 'Bull.' Jackson shares with the morning show hosts, how…

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Livestreaming Performance of Etiquette, or the Perfect Human by Stereo Akt (Hungary)

By . Zug in Cluj, Romania presents a performance of Etiquette, or the Perfect Human by Stereo Akt (Hungary) as a part of the Guest Performance Series in the Zug livestreaming on the global,…

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Broadway's Halloween Week 2019 Performance Schedule by James Miller

Several shows have canceled and/or added performances during the week.

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Broadway Playwrights Sound Off On Cell Phone Use At The Theatre

Social media discourse surrounding the playwright of SLAVE PLAY, Jeremy O. Harris broke out on Twitter after he shared on social media that the production held the curtain briefly for pop-s…

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Review: What makes everyone’s mortal clock tick in ‘Hickorydickory’ by Joanne Engelhardt

It’s all about time – or the lack of it – in Marisa Wegrzyn’s quirky surrealist comedy “Hickorydickory” that runs through September 29 at Dragon Productions Theatre in Redwood Ci…

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This Designer Began With One Jumpsuit. Now She’s A Celebrity Favorite In Neiman Marcus And Fred Segal by Jeryl Brunner

Ripley Rader turned her passion for making her own clothes into a thriving ready-to-wear line.

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

See The Ensemblist Celebrate Asian-American Performers on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The popular platform paid tribute to the Asian-American actors pushing the industry forward in Broadway ensembles while acknowledging the progress that needs to be made.

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ACT’s 2020 Season Achieves Gender Parity by American Theatre Editors

The company's 55th season will include works by Lynn Nottage, Lucy Prebble, Wendy McLeod, and Jen Silverman.

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What Is Audra McDonald’s Theory About Talent and Broadway? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals more guests for the upcoming Concert for America, stories from his concerts with Audra McDonald, and a video message from Cheyenne Jackso…

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Taproot Theatre Company Announces 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature classics like 'Steel Magnolias' and new adaptations including 'Babette's Feast.'

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John Moore Receives Actors’ Equity’s Lucy Jordan Award by American Theatre Editors

The humanitarian award recognizes Moore's support of the Denver-area theatre community.

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The Public Theater, Steps on Broadway, TodayTix, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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NBC has shared a first look at their special, “Return to Downton Abbey: A Grand Event,” which is set to air Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m.

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Disney Plus Gives Series Order to Dancing Documentary ON POINTE

Disney Plus gave a series order to On Pointe, a documentary series about the School of American Ballet, according to Variety.

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Broadway-Bound WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Finds a Home at the Booth Theatre

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Rupert Everett recently joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? alongside two-time Tony Award and three-time…

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VIDEO: Hugh Jackman & Warren Carlyle Reunite Ahead of THE MUSIC MAN!

Meredith Willson's beloved classic, The Music Man starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Fo…

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VIDEO: See Andrew Scott in the Trailer for NT Live's PRESENT LAUGHTER

National Theatre Live has released the trailer for Noël Coward's provocative comedy Present Laughter starring Andrew Scott and directed by Matthew Warchus.

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VIDEO: CHICAGO's 'Hot Honey Rag' Gets a New Take In This Dance Piece

Chicago is giving us a peek at all the razzle dazzle of a new take on the show's classic number 'Hot Honey Rag.' Check out the video to see Will B. Bell's choreography!

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Michael Urie, Becki Newton to Star in CBS Siblings Comedy FUN

Michael Urie and Becki Newton, who starred as Marc and Amanda together on Ugly Betty, will reunite for a new CBS comedy, according to Deadline.

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THE GREAT SOCIETY Will Host Voter Registration Events

THE GREAT SOCIETY today announces a series of voter registration events in partnership with FairVote, NYC Votes and Young Invincibles in an effort to support voter registration and turnout o…

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Bid Today in the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction for Experiences at HAMILTON, MOULIN ROUGE and More!

The 33rd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction might be a week away, but that doesn't mean that you can't start supporting the cause today! Get a jump start on your ultimate theat…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

At The Creative Arts Emmys, ‘Game of Thrones’ Cleans Up by Artsjournal2

The show earned 10 awards in its last season, after demolishing the record for nominations with 32. And: “HBO and Netflix are, once again, locked in a tough battle. HBO notched 25 Creative…

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Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star, Has Died At 86 by Artsjournal2

Newman starting acting as a child and grew up to win a Tony in 1962, and to become the first woman to host The Tonight Show. After dealing with breast cancer, she also turned into a fierce f…

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Not Everything Glittered In The Netherlands’ So-Called Golden Age, Says Museum by Artsjournal2

The Amsterdam Museum said on Thursday that staff were banned from using the term to describe the 17th century because “the term is strongly associated with national pride because of prospe…

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Tim Page: What We’re Losing Without Critics by Artsjournal

“Music criticism will go on – in a few papers, in small journals and on the web (some of the record reviews on Amazon are startlingly erudite, but they are in the minority). Still, for b…

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High School Students Condense Marvel Movies Into One Seven-Minute Summary Dance by Artsjournal2

Yes, there are spoilers, but it’s beautiful (and think how much time you’ll save!). – The Verge

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Why It’s Important For Us To Understand The Language Of Numbers by Artsjournal

The numbers have no way of speaking for themselves. We speak for them. We imbue them with meaning.’ Not only has someone used extensive judgment in choosing what to measure, how to define …

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Rethinking Susan Sontag by Artsjournal

Sontag’s fraught relationship with her body wasn’t simply about physicality; it was about her tormented relationship to need itself—her shame at having needs in the first place. – Th…

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Marian Godfrey On The State Of The Arts by Artsjournal

“It’s my personal opinion that at this particular moment, the greatest challenge arts philanthropy faces is to decide what our responsibility is to the institutional nonprofit arts infra…

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Broadway Horoscope: Smash Edition by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which musical number from Smash are you, according to your astrological sign?

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From Central Europe to the Wild West: Interview with Bence Mezei by Seth Boyce

In a previous interview, FringeArts talked to Kelly Copper of Nature Theater of Oklahoma about Pursuit of Happiness, a work of dance-theater created in collaboration with the Slovenian dance…

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The Greek Passion, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre by Shamima Noor

The Greek Passion, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre4.0Overall ScoreThe Greek Passion by Martinu, based on Nikos Kazantzakis’s Christ Recrucified, is a bold season season opener for Opera …

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Read Reviews for West Coast Premiere of Skintight, Starring Idina Menzel by Adam Hetrick

The Joshua Harmon play opened September 12 at the Geffen Playhouse, featuring its original trio of New York stars.

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Arena Stage Names Nataki Garrett Inaugural Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award Recipient by American Theatre Editors

Garrett, the artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, is the first to receive the new award for mid-career female directors.

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Theatrical Intimacy Education Announces EDI Initiative by American Theatre Editors

The initiative will center anti-racist and anti-colonialist approaches to staging theatrical intimacy.

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Derren Brown’s Secret brings deception and manipulation to the Cort Theatre, New York

The mentalist’s one-man show is frequently dazzling and often unsettling

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The Interrupted Dream at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre — where cultures collide, and collude

Danny Yung’s work uses music, dance and theatre to explore different traditions

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Immersive Wolf of Wall Street actors get personal alarm buttons by Lanre Bakare

Theatre company reacts to sexual assaults at previous events like The Great Gatsby The company behind The Wolf of Wall Street, the latest production to tap into the trend for immersive thea…

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The Home review – 48-hour show turns residential care into theatre by Kate Wyver

Surrey House, Goldsmiths College, LondonA two-night stay in a simulated care home, recreated with exceptional intricacy, probes the line between care and control I urinate into the cup and …

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Jelani Remy stops by HQ to chat about Ain't Too Proud with Beth Stevens.

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Fall Preview 2019: Get to Know the 15 New Shows Gearing Up for Broadway by Kathy Henderson

Ready for sweater weather and some unforgettable nights of theater on Broadway? Here’s the full run-down of the 15 new hard-rockin’ musicals, emotionally-rich plays and one-of-a-kind spe…

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Phyllis Newman, Tony-Winning Broadway Legend, Dies at 86 by Andy Lefkowitz

Phyllis Newman, a Tony-winning actress who became equally known for raising millions of dollars for women struggling with health issues, died on September 15 at home in Manhattan, accordi…

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Mark Evans Extends Run in Waitress; Christopher Fitzgerald, Caitlin Houlahan & Natasha Yvette Williams Return by Andy Lefkowitz

This doctor is sticking around! Acclaimed Waitress star Mark Evans has extended his Broadway engagement as Dr. Pomatter through October 27 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Caitlin Houlah…

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Alex Lacamoire Wins Emmy for Fosse/Verdon; Jason Sherwood & Cherry Jones Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of theater artists were honored for their work on the small screen at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies on September 14 and 15. The announcement of these winners com…

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The Band's Visit Tour's Chilina Kennedy Opens Up About Taking the Tony-Winning Musical on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

After an epic run (over 1,000 performances!) as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, stage favorite Chilina Kennedy (Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia!) is now leading the firs…

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Storme Toolis Joins Cast of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Producers of the upcoming West End revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg have announced that Storme Toolis, an actress with cerebral palsy, will portray the dark comedy's central charac…

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‘It’s impossible to not be won over’: PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) – Bristol ★★★★ by Kris Hallett

Much like Six, that pushes King Henry to the sidelines to place the spotlight on his long-suffering wives, here the Bennett sisters get to take complete ownership of the stage and the story …

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Extra, Extra: A Review of Newsies at Paramount Theatre by Noel Schecter

Helmed by Paramount artistic director Jim Corti, this production has plenty to holler about.

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Anna Maria Mendieta’s fiery ‘Tango del Ciela’ comes to Pleasanton by Randy McMullen

Acclaimed harpist Anna Maria Mendieta's multimedia dance/music production 'Tango del Ciela' comes to Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center Sept. 21-22.

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Jet Li Parody Musical Monkey Trouble Unleashed! to Premiere at The Duplex by Logan Culwell-Block

Writer and Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Joel B. New will release songs from the new musical via weekly podcasts.

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The Hope Hypothesis, About America’s Immigration Process, to Premiere Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new comedy by Cat Miller will receive its world premiere at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture this fall.

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Review: What the Constitution Means to Me disarms all the arguing and in-fighting by John Bavoso

Washington, DC, is one of the few cities in the country where it’s not uncommon for large groups of people to come together to spend two hours deep in conversation about the constitution a…

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Rock Concert Review: The Who — Recounting Their Amazing Journey by Paul Robicheau

The Who – arguably the third cog in British rock royalty behind the Beatles and the Rolling Stones – delivered more than a nostalgic run through the hits at Fenway Park on Friday. The po…

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High Fidelity Musical Sets U.K. Premiere with Turbine Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

High Fidelity, the short-lived 2006 Broadway musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel, will receive a new life this fall with a U.K.-debut staging at London's Turbine Theatre. Tom Jackson G…

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Review: ‘Meatballs and Music’ at Creative Cauldron by David Siegel

“Sing your song… be someone big on earth” is one of the centering lyrics that Tom Sweitzer sang in his one-actor, cabaret-like performance of Meatballs and Music on September 13 & …

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BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Available on CD 10/11

The Beetlejuice a?" Original Broadway Cast Recording will be available on CD online and in stores Friday, October 11.

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at The Kennedy Center?

After a hit run on Broadway, Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me has opened at Washington DC's Kennedy Center. Read what the critics had to say!

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Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of SKINTIGHT Starring Idina Menzel at Geffen Playhouse?

Skintight recently opened at Geffen Playhouse starring Idina Menzel, who returns to the show after starring in the original production Off-Broadway. Critics were in attendance opening night,…

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MEAN GIRLS Vocal Selections Are Available Now

In 2017, the stage adaptation of the popular 2004 film from Tina Fey, Mean Girls, hit the Broadway stage, featuring a book by Fey, lyrics by Nell Benjamin, and music by Jeff Richmond. The s…

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KINGKILLER CHRONICLE From Lin-Manuel Miranda Not Moving Forward At Showtime, Lionsgate TV to Shop Project

Showtime has passed on Lin-Manuel Miranda's television series adaptation of The Kingkiller Chronicle, according to Deadline. Miranda is the executive producer on the series, which is bas…

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BWW Flashback: Remembering the Great Phyllis Newman

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Phyllis Newman. The news was shared on social media by her daughter, Amanda Green. Newman was 86 years old.

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VIDEO: Fashion Students Give Disney on Broadway Characters a Makeover

Good Morning America featured students from the Fashion Institute of Technology who gave their favorite Disney on Broadway stars a makeover!

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Fountain Theatre to present celebrity reading of 1972 “The Candidate” in 2020 election year by Fountaintheatre

The acclaimed Fountain Theatre has obtained permission from Warner Bros to present a one-night celebrity reading of the Jeremy Larner screenplay for the Academy Award winning 1972 movie, The…

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Blackout Returns to N.Y.C. for 10th Anniversary by Noah Mutterperl

The immersive horror experience will open in midtown October 2.

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Review: Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation, Royal Court Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation, Royal Court Theatre 4.0stars Fresh from the Edinburgh International Festival, Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestri…

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Review: Red Dust Road, Home, Manchester by A Younger Theatre

Review: Red Dust Road, Home, Manchester3.0Overall ScoreAlthough it’s an infamous dramatic cliché, the journey of self-discovery at the heart of Jackie Kay’s 2010 autobiographical memoir…

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Actors’ Equity Expels Former Artistic Director Of The Citadel Theatre by Artsjournal

“Acting on the findings of a Disciplinary Committee relating to a safe and respectful workplace complaint, Equity’s national Council ratified the recommendation of the Committee and expe…

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FEATURED SHOW: Reviews are in for the English-language premiere of Paloma Pedrero’s The Eyes of the Night by Featured Content

The Eyes of the Night receives its English-language premiere tonight (13 September 2019) as part of the Cervantes Theatre's second annual Contemporary Spanish Playwriting season. Take a look…

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Off-Off-Broadway Review: “A White Man’s Guide to Rikers Island” at The Producers Club by David Roberts

Playwrights Roy and Webb never lose site of the significance of the young Richard’s crime. The “Guide” is not about claiming innocence. It is about Richard’s sense of entitlement. Hi…

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VIDEO: CABARET's Alexandra Silber and Mason Alexander Park Take Over Instagram!

Life was a cabaret this weekend as Alexandra Silber and Mason Alexander Park are took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for a behind-the-scenes look at Cabaret at the Olney Theatre…

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Camille A. Brown to Helm Ain't Misbehavin' as Part of Westport Country Playhouse Season by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee is behind a dance-filled, re-imagined production in Connecticut next summer.

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Only Yesterday by Joseph Pisano

As John, Christopher Sears is an enjoyable pill, perfectly offset by Tommy Crawford's Paul whose amiable placidity is almost Buddha-like. More importantly, both actors have impressive musica…

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Christopher Fitzgerald, Natasha Yvette Williams, and Caitlin Houlahan Will Return to WAITRESS

Jordin Sparks begins performances as Jenna in Waitress tonight, Monday, September 16th for a limited engagement through October 27. Waitress has also announced the return of three former cas…

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Sweet and Savored: A Review of Tiny Beautiful Things at Victory Gardens by Erin Shea Brady

Based on the book by "Dear Sugar" columnist Cheryl Strayed, this attentive adaptation showcases the eternally-complicated task of being a person.

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Solaris review at Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘an evocative adaptation’ by David Pollock

Science fiction and horror are incredibly difficult to do well on stage. David Greig’s new adaptation of Solaris, directed by Matthew Lutton,

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Showtime Will Not Move Forward With Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Kingkiller Chronicle Series by Andrew Gans

The adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss’ fantasy series has been released back to Lionsgate.

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Jordin Sparks Joins Waitress, New Cast Members Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tonight is the night! Jordin Sparks officially takes over the role of Jenna in the long-running musical hit Waitress. The American Idol winner and Grammy-nominated recording star joins the s…

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Watch the Teaser for Netflix Zombie Series Daybreak, Starring Matthew Broderick and Krysta Rodriguez by Adam Hetrick

The apocalyptic zom-com premieres October 24 on Netflix.

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Smuin Ballet’s season kicks off with Johnny Cash, Dave Brubeck dances by Randy McMullen

Bay Area's Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off a new season with "Dance Series 1," featuring new works inspired by Johnny Cash and Dave Brubeck.

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews & an Offies commendation are in for dystopian At Last by Featured Content

"A modern classic!" First raves and an Offies Awards commendation are in for the world premiere of Proforca Theatre's At Last. We've rounded up selected review highlights belo…

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Review: Anahera, Finborough Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Anahera, Finborough Theatre4.0starsAnahera is truly not an easy watch – a play that evokes genuine fear and raises controversial and uncomfortable questions, the audience are witne…

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Review: No Man’s Land, Hull Truck Theatre by Hannah Hobson

Review: No Man's Land, Hull Truck Theatre 3.0Overall Score It is safe to say that No Man’s Land is, by no means, Harold Pinter’s most famous play. Ostensibly, it is about age and memory…

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Emma Thompson becomes patron of Graeae by Ruth Comerford

Emma Thompson has been appointed as a new patron of Graeae Theatre Company. The actor and screenwriter joins Peter Blake, Harriet Walter

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Jenna Russell and Caroline Sheen: UK lags behind Broadway in support of new musicals by Giverny Masso

Musical theatre stars Jenna Russell and Caroline Sheen have said the UK is falling behind America in its support of new musicals.

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Actor steps into save Kiss Me, Kate with just two hours’ rehearsal by Matthew Hemley

An actor rehearsing at the Watermill Theatre stepped into save a different production with just two hours’ notice. Phoebe Fildes is currently

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Area Woman Captures Reeve Carney By Placing Fancy Hat Under Box Propped Up By Stick by Broadway Beat

by Aidan Sears. @aidanjsears. NEW YORK -- Local theater fan Hannah Paulson announced today that she has successfully captured Hadestown star Reeve Carney by using a mechanism of her own inve…

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Watch Fleabag’s Andrew Scott in New NT Live Trailer for Present Laughter by Noah Mutterperl

The Old Vic production will broadcast live to cinemas November 28.

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Watch Disney on Broadway Characters Get a Modern Makeover From Fashion Design Students by Emily Selleck

Patti Murin, Arielle Jacobs, and Adrienne Walker see their roles with a couture twist.

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Dylan Baker Joins Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale in Modern Medea at BAM by Olivia Clement

Australian writer-director Simon Stone’s contemporary rewrite will open Off-Broadway in January 2020.

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Man Disappointed Nothing Spooky Happened After Seeing "Beetlejuice" a Third Time by Broadway Beat

by Alec Brown. @brownata3. NEW YORK, NY - Nathan Qualls, a 47-year-old self proclaimed Beetle-Head, was shocked and heartbroken by the lack of anything spooky or ookey happening to him upon …

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Scandal-less: A Review of Five Presidents at American Blues Theater by Amanda Finn

A veteran TV writer turns his attention to the presidency.

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‘An engaging tale told from a single perspective’: WHAT GIRLS ARE MADE OF – Soho Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Cora Bissett’s What Girls Are Made Of is an engaging story, framed – in truth or hope, as one of naivety, overreach and reinvention. But it’s also a tale told from a single perspective;

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Podcast Episode 194 – Broadway Super Attorney to the Stars and More Mark Sendroff

I’ve been negotiating with Mark Sendroff for over two decades.  And I’ve always known he was a good rep for his clients. But it wasn’t until a few years into our relationship that I …

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Podcast Episode 194 – Broadway Super Attorney to the Stars Mark Sendroff I’ve been negotiating with Mark Sendroff for over two decades.  And I’ve always known he was a good rep for his clients. …

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Broadway’s Waitress Welcomes Back 3 Familiar Faces as Jordin Sparks Takes Center Stage by Ryan McPhee

Christopher Fitzgerald, Caitlin Houlahan, and Natasha Yvette Williams step back into the diner.

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Caring for Ourselves So We Can Care for Each Other by Michael Bobbitt, Raymond O. Caldwell

By Michael Bobbitt, Raymond O. Caldwell. Part II of the conversation between Michael J.

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Rachel Bloom Reveals Pregnancy After Winning Her First Emmy by Dan Meyer

The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

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VIDEO: Matthew Broderick and Krysta Rodriguez Star in the Trailer for Netflix Series DAYBREAK

Netflix has released the first trailer for its new original series Daybreak, starring Matthew Broderick and Krysta Rodriguez!

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Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper to Team Up for Netflix Comedy Series

Jane Lynch announced that she and Cyndi Lauper have a comedy series in the works at Netflix, according to Deadline. Lynch revealed the news during the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday. 

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Watch London Cast of The Prince of Egypt Perform ‘When You Believe’ by Adam Hetrick

The 38-member cast, led by Alexia Khadime, Christine Allado, and Luke Brady, performed the Oscar-winning song at the show's press launch.

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A Look at Theatrical Outfit's Our Town and The Laramie Project in Repertory by Marc J. Franklin

The productions, featuring an ensemble of 10 actors performing both plays, will run through September 29 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Review: The Miracle of ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ at The Kennedy Center by John Stoltenberg

When Heidi Shreck steps out onto the Eisenhower stage and has what seems an informal, ad-libbed, introductory chat with us, the first thing you notice is her joy. She seems genuinely happy t…

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Makes Donation in Honor of Late Broadway Stage Manager Arthur Gaffin by Dan Meyer

The longtime production stage manager worked on over two dozen productions, including revivals of Nine, Cabaret, and the Broadway debut of 1984.

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Storme Toolis Joins West End Cast of Joe Egg by Olivia Clement

The London revival will play Trafalgar Studios.

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Broadway on TV: Billy Porter, Tom Hiddleston, & More for Week of September 16, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of September 16, 2019!

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Michael Urie Will Reunite With Ugly Betty Co-Star Becki Newton in CBS Pilot Fun by Emily Selleck

The comedy hails from 2 Broke Girls creator Michael Patrick King.

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Fosse/Verdon’s Alex Lacamoire, Fox’s Rent, Rachel Bloom Among 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Winners by Ryan McPhee

The first batch of victors were revealed ahead of the primetime ceremony September 22.

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“I’m Not Interested in More Allies. I Need Advocates.” A conversation with Michael J. Bobbitt and Raymond O. Caldwell by Guest Writer

What is it like for leaders of Color to work in White theatres? This Howlround Theatre Commons interview is between two well-known Washington area leaders:  Michael J. Bobbitt, former Artis…

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Review: La Vida es Sueño / Life is a Dream at GALA Hispanic Theatre by Susan Galbraith

Never underestimate the power of a classic to communicate across time, cultures, and language in new and urgent messaging. We have Producing Artistic Director Hugo Medrano, the longest servi…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Gideon Glick

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of c…

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Playing the Stage Manager by Angela Tricarico

by Alessia Salimbene James Moye (second from left) as Carl …

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Where Are They Now? Ms. Broadway Update: Krysta Rodriguez by JK

Last week, we did an update of a former Mr. Broadway (the great Joshua Henry HERE). This week, we take a look at what Ms. Broadway April 2010, Krysta Rodriguez has been up to. The last time …

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What’s the Best Broadway Can Be? TedxBroadway Finds Out by Matthew Wexler

TEDxBroadway returns to tackle one central question posed to academics, economists, entrepreneurs, scientists and theater professionals. The post What’s the Best Broadway Can Be? TedxBroad…

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R.I.P. Ric Ocasec by Trav S.D.

Usually I turn around tributes to deceased artists as fast as I possibly can, but I got the news about Ric Ocasek on the way back from a performance last night, at a bus stop in Queens, in t…

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Alex Kingston: ‘I don’t want to play King Lear – let’s create new heavy hitting roles for women’ by Tom Wicker

Doctor Who and ER star Alex Kingston tells Tom Wicker about struggling to get into the ‘closed’ New York theatre scene, never

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A Paris Theatre, Closed For Two And A Half Years For A $35 Million Renovation, Is About To Reopen by Artsjournal2

This isn’t just any (massive) theatre renovation. “It was in the Châtelet where the artistic revolutions and innovations of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes were first seen; here where Mahl…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

WATCH: Join Founder Jeff Whiting on an Exclusive Tour of Open Jar Studios by Roberto Araujo

The studios, New York City’s largest rehearsal space, opened June 17.

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Disney+ Picks Up Ballet Docuseries On Pointe by Dan Meyer

The show will follow students at School of American Ballet as they prepare for NYC’s annual production of The Nutcracker.

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American Nightmare review at the Other Room, Cardiff – ‘frightening dystopia’ by Jafar Iqbal

The scariest aspect of Matthew Bulgo’s dystopian horror is that his near-future America may already exist. In the world of the play

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Review: A Very Expensive Poison, The Old Vic by Grace Patrick

Review: A Very Expensive Poison, The Old Vic5.0starsAt once anachronistic, investigative and deeply morally invested, it’s easy to see a million and one ways in which Lucy Prebble’s A Ve…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, September 16, 2019 by Susan Grace

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See Who'll Star in Les Misérables When Revised Staging Heads to London's West End by Andrew Gans

The newly restored and renamed Sondheim Theatre will reopen December 18 for the new production of the international hit musical.

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Inside Opening Night of Derren Brown: Secret on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The limited engagement from the two-time Olivier Award–winning Illusionist and mentalist opened at the Cort Theatre September 15.

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Hollywood Is Assisting In The Death Of Freedom Of Expression In Hong Kong by Artsjournal2

Soft diplomacy? Or government control and censorship? “Beijing has a very clear idea of how a film industry should operate—namely, as an essential part of the effort to bring public opin…

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The Problem With (Book) Pirates by Artsjournal2

Instead of the royalties authors might expect from book sales, “what comes trickling back are mostly email alerts about websites in brazen violation of copyright law, offering free downloa…

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The Artist Who Created The Gold Toilet Denies Having A Role In Stealing It by Artsjournal2

Maurizio Cattelan, whose gold toilet called America was ripped from its pipes in Blenheim Palace, flooding the palace and causing rather a lot of damage, says that he didn’t steal it, desp…

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Independent Moviehouses Are Having A Hell Of A Time Surviving by Artsjournal2

In Seattle, the Columbia City moviehouse Ark Lodge Cinemas has seen box office receipts drop by as much as 60 percent this year. “Its struggles illustrate the challenges of operating an in…

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Joyce DiDonato On Opera And Activism, And Saving Lives by Artsjournal2

DiDonato works with inmates at Sing Sing and tours with a project aiming to bring harmony and peace through music. And right now, she’s singing the title role in Agrippina, the scheming wi…

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Last Night of the Proms — Jamie Barton brings Pride to Proms and tears to the eyes

A spirit of celebration and diversity won through at the Royal Albert Hall

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Disney’s The Lion King review at Bristol Hippodrome – ‘still the king of musicals’ by Tim Bano

It seems as if there’s no blockbuster Disney doesn’t own now that its properties include Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars. It has

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Winners announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2019 by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Stage Debut Awards took place last night at The Brewery in London with the public crowning Jac Yarrow as the Joe Allen West End Debut Award This post Winners announced fo…

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Props Drive Plots by Patrick Stone

An introduction to properties The post Props Drive Plots appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Why go to the theater? It’s inconvenient. It can be uncomfortable. And here’s why I love it. by Brendan Kiley

Compared to an evening of Netflix and Uber Eats, theater is downright risky. But it's also an immediate, communal experience that can flirt with the sublime.

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In this Netflix age, there’s still nothing like seeing arts and entertainment live by Seattle Times Staff

It's all too easy these days to fall into a pattern of flipping on Netflix (or Hulu or Amazon Prime …) and vegging out. And yet, isn't there something magical about experiencing a concert,…

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VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Sing 'When You Believe'

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new stage musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell), a book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas) and based on the celebrated…

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7 best bets for theater in fall 2019 in the Seattle area by Brendan Kiley

The fall theater season is looking a little feisty this year, from a play about a megachurch pastor who's suddenly not so sure about that whole hell thing, to a rumination on the still-shock…

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‘There is nothing quite as intoxicating as Irish dance’: HEARTBEAT OF HOME – West End by Luca Molinari

“Come and see those dancing feet” is famously the tagline of 42nd Street, yet it really should be the tagline of Heartbeat of Home, which opened to rapturous applause at the Piccadilly T…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Phyllis Newman, 1933-2019. Theater Hall of Fame: Andre De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Michael Feingold et al. Angela Lansbury, Ari’el Stachel on Stage by New York Theater

Phyllis Newman, 86, has died.  She was an entertainer from the age of 4; veteran of 11 Broadway shows (Tony winner for Subways Are For Sleeping, pictured); daughter of a fortune teller and …

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Review: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre5.0starsBy the end of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song, I am acutely aware of the fraught atmosphere, the sobbing man on my left and my own damp cheeks. Ori…

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Storme Toolis cast in A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg in West End first by Kitty Underwood

A first in West End history, the titular role of A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg will be played by Storme Toolis, who suffers from cerebal palsy. The post Storme Toolis cast in A Day In The De…

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Reopening of Les Miserables to star Carrie Hope Fletcher, Bradley Jaden and more!

The grand reopening of Les Miserables, which premieres on 18 December 2019 with a brand-new production at the Sondheim Theatre (formerly known as the Queen's Theatre and recently renamed), i…

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The New Light Art Of California Lives In Wine Country by Artsjournal2

Of course it does. “With its time-sequence ticketing and Sensorio-branded hoodies for sale, Field of Light joins a coterie of art entertainments at wineries and related establishments seek…

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Ric Ocasek Of The Cars, Who Fused New Wave And Pop, Has Died At 75 by Artsjournal2

Ocasek wrote and was lead singer on nearly every song The Cars recorded, including hits like “Best Friend’s Girl” and “Shake It Up,” and after the group broke up, he had a second c…

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If You’re Trying To Break An Addiction, Are Books Prescribed? by Artsjournal2

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations is repetitive, redundant, with reformulated ideas in every chapter – but sometime it works. (At least once you’re already also in rehab.) – LitHub

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Librarians Are Angry, And Ready To Do Battle With Publishers Over Ebooks by Artsjournal2

It’s a quiet war, but it’s fierce. Macmillan is planning to block libraries from buying more than one digital copy of new books for eight weeks after the book comes out, starting in Nove…

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Cirque Du Soleil Crystal UK Tour 2019 – Booking opens Friday by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cirque Du Soleil's  first acrobatic ice spectacular Crystal will have its UK premiere in March 2020. Cirque Du Soleil Crystal on sale Friday 20 Sept. This post Cirque Du Sol…

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NEWS: Turbine Theatre’s first musical will be High Fidelity by Press Releases

The UK premiere of the new musical comedy High Fidelity, based on the acclaimed British novel by Nick Hornby (State Of The Union/About A Boy/Fever Pitch), is the second production in Paul Ta…

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Tammy Blanchard Always Aspired to Take on the Challenge of Audrey in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

Tammy Blanchard finally won the role she always felt she was meant to play. Here's how she handles the comedy and pain of the complex 'Little Shop of Horrors' character.

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Technology and art fuse in Thrival Interactive on Wednesday by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Exhibits range from interactive dance and music performances to technology themed murals and sculptures and virtual reality games.

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Jordin Sparks On Her Delicious Research to Star in Waitress on Broadway by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum and Season 6 American Idol winner steps into the role of Jenna September 16.

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Fred Warren: Went West by Trav S.D.

Fred Warren (1880-1940) started out in a song and dance act in vaudeville with his wife Effie Conley-Warren around the turn of the last century. The fact that the Rock Island, Illinois nativ…

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Poll: Should organisations that do not commit to gender parity have funding withdrawn? by Matthew Hemley

Last week, director Julia Pascal said funding for theatres should be dependent on organisations committing to gender parity. Pascal – one of the

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Frankie Boyle review – scorched-earth standup serves up a self-interrogation by Brian Logan

King’s theatre, GlasgowOn his first home tour for a decade, Boyle tempered bad-taste gags by trying to decide whether his trademark humour has any worth in extreme times Australian standup…

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What’s in a Name? review at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford – ‘a paper-thin farce’ by Dave Fargnoli

For a play based around an act of provocation, there is nothing remotely challenging about Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de La Patellière’s

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The Stage Debut Awards 2019: Mark Gatiss condemns ‘suffocating’ arts cuts by Georgia Snow

Mark Gatiss has criticised “swingeing” cuts that he said are suffocating arts in the UK and preventing the development of talent from

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Rosalie Craig: Industry must push harder to include D/deaf and disabled actors in every production by Giverny Masso

Rosalie Craig has called on the industry to “push harder” for D/deaf and disabled actors to be part of every production. Craig

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Baltimore Symphony Pushes Season Opener Back By A Week Amid Labor Dispute, But Musicians Play A Free Concert Anyway by Artsjournal2

The season opener was pushed from September 14 to September 21, though the musicians of the BSO, not under the name of the BSO, played a free concert on opening night at a different venue. T…

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Just because: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli plays Ravel by Terry Teachout

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli plays Ravel’s “Le Gibet” (from Gaspard de la nuit) on TV in 1975: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in this…

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Almanac: Ross Macdonald on the verbal classes by Terry Teachout

“I’d been having a little too much talk with people whose business was talking. It was good to sit at the counter of a working-class restaurant where men spoke when they wanted something…

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‘Well-plotted & tense political noir’: THE STRANGE CASE OF JEKYLL & HYDE – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre & Touring ★★★★★ by Anne Cox

Ross McGregor, artistic director and powerhouse behind Arrows & Traps Theatre Company, has captured the zeitgeist with his modern, political adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The …

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Winners announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2019 by Kitty Underwood

The winners have been announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2019, recognising breakthrough actors and creatives in the industry. The post Winners announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2019 app…

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On the Couch with Karen Jemison by Arts Review

Who is Karen Jemison? I am the Producer at Manilla Street Productions and currently producing and directing Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s The Beautiful Game. What would you do differ…

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Kay Mellor partners with Leeds Playhouse to launch £10k fellowship by Matthew Hemley

Kay Mellor and Leeds Playhouse have partnered on a new £10,000 fellowship, which will support playwrights working in the North. The recipient

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James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac – The Playhouse – On Sale Tues 17th by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Tickets go on sale for the Jamie Lloyd Company's production of Cyrano de Bergerac starring James McAvoy at the Playhouse Theatre, London on Tuesday 17th Sept at 8.30am. This …

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Review Roundup: Were the Critics Mystified By DERREN BROWN: SECRET?

Derren Brown: Secret opened this Sunday, September 15 at the Cort Theatre! Let's see what the critics are saying...

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Further casting announced for Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre

Further cast members, who are set to join Sharon D. Clarke and Wendell Pierce, have been announced for the upcoming West End transfer of Death of a Salesman. The show heads to the Piccadill…

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New cast of Les Misérables announced by Eleni Cashell

The barricades are seeing some new faces in December, as the Les Misérables cast for the show's return to the Sondheim Theatre has been announced. The post New cast of Les Misérables annou…

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The Imperial Russian Ballet Company: Swan Lake by Arts Review

For many people Swan Lake IS classical ballet. No surprise then that these two Canberra performances by The Imperial Russian Ballet Company have been sold out for weeks, providing an auspici…

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Wake Up With BWW 9/16: American Theatre Wing Gala, and More!

Today's top stories: the American Theatre Wing holds its gala honoring Jonathan Larson tonight, and more!

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: The Stage’s Best West End Debut Award goes to Jac Yarrow for Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Jac Yarrow’s performance in the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium was obviously a big hit with audiences as it was the public who crowned h…

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Melbourne Fringe: A Conversation by Arts Review

In this small, corporate-feeling space, A Conversation has found a perfect home at the Meat Market, sidestepping the need for the usual theatrical trappings, presenting its story simply. The…

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Joe Egg playwright Peter Nichols dies at 92

Acclaimed playwright Peter Nichols, author of the once-controversial A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, passed away in Oxford on 7 September 2019 at age 92, just two weeks ahead of the play's re…

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‘Heightens the aural experience’: THE EYES OF THE NIGHT – Cervantes Theatre ★★★★ by Michael Davis

Written by Paloma Pedrero – Spain’s most prolific playwright in the 21st century – and directed by Simone Coxall, The Eyes Of The Night makes its UK premiere at the Cervantes Theatre i…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Norma by Arts Review

Following the critical and public success of The Flying Dutchman,  Otello and Roberto Devereux, Melbourne Opera is once again turning its attention to acclaimed bel-canto operas as it st…

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Electrifying CHORUS LINE Rocks the Room at TUTS by David Dow Bentley III

    By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     “The People’s Critic” [All photos of this current TUTS production of A Chorus Line by MELISSA TAYOR] ***Click Any Photo to Enlarge*** By way of f…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Jordin Sparks Returns to Broadway as Jenna in Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Almost a decade after her 2010 Broadway debut in In the Heights, multi-platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks heads back to Broadway on September 16, taking over the lead role of Jenna in W…

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What to see this week in the UK by Andrew Pulver, Michael Cragg, John Fordham, Jonathan Jones, Andrew Clements, Michael Billington and Lyndsey Winship

From Downton Abbey to Khalid, here’s our pick of the best films, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and dance over the next seven days Continue reading...

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Bryony Kimmings on her 'big-dick-swinging' show: ‘Three times we’ve had people faint’ by Van Badham

Reliving her postnatal trauma in I’m a Phoenix, Bitch led to a breakdown and spider hallucinations. These days, Kimmings is all about ‘self-care on steroids’ “I don’t want people t…

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Betrayal by John Simon

We have here Robert, a publisher; his best friend, Jerry, a literary agent; Emma, Robert’s sassy wife, a gallerist, for seven years Jerry’s clandestine mistress, but no longer so for two…

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THEN. The First Ten Years of the White Rabbit by Arts Review

A show that fizzes with the excitement of Chinese contemporary art at the start of the twenty-first century, recalling Judith Neilson’s astonishment and delight in her first forays into ar…

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BWW Review: Derren Brown Doesn't Want Me To Tell You Anything About DERREN BROWN: SECRET

'Please don't mention specifically anything that happens in the show,' the star of Derren Brown: Secret requests of his audience about twenty minutes into his performance.

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Stage manager Katie Jackson: Don’t waste stage food – you can give it to those in need by Katie Jackson

I am currently working on a show that involves a dinner party, during which the cast has to consume a fairly substantial

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

National Youth Theatre Repertory Season 2019 announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The National Youth Theatre today announces its 2019 Summer and Autumn Season which will feature an extended 7th annual REP season of three plays in London. This post National…

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Fantasia: how to pack maximum pleasure into an hour by Lyndsey Winship

Trailblazing choreographer Rosie Kay is using the latest research in neuroscience to bring unalloyed joy to her audience When Rosie Kay was starting work on her new dance show, Fantasia, she…

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Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre – Cast announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for the new production of Les Miserables which will open at the Sondheim Theatre London in December 2019. This post Les Miserables at the Sondheim …

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Stephanie Street: The battle’s not over – we must keep fighting for diversity by Stephanie Street

Next month, Act for Change will be holding another public event, our fifth. As I’ve been speaking to people about it and

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Lyn Gardner: Diverse voices use diverse forms and critics need to embrace them by Lyn Gardner

At London’s Royal Court two Saturdays ago, Clean Break, the remarkable company that works with women who have experience of the criminal

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (September 16-23) by Natasha Tripney

Faith, Hope and Charity – National Theatre, London Following Beyond Caring and Love, Alexander Zeldin completes his trilogy of plays about life

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Fringe: The Travelling Sisters – Thy Thus ‘Twas by Arts Review

Together, Gaulier-trained Queenslanders, Lucy Fox, Laura Trenerry and Ell Sachs are The Travelling Sisters. It’s no accident that their Melbourne Fringe offering Thy Thus ‘Twas sounds li…

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Melbourne Fringe: Sir Robert’s Sporting Legends by Arts Review

The Shane Warne Foundation intended to raise funds for ill and underprivileged children. After some point, not so much money actually went to the kids. The Foundation folded in 2017 rather t…

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Visual Arts Commentary: Public Art — Much More than Murals by Mark Favermann

Thankfully, public art has become much more than murals for blank wall spaces. The post Visual Arts Commentary: Public Art — Much More than Murals appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Puzzle Pieces by Krista Boehnert by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Puzzle Pieces by Krista Boehnert is a monologue-based play that is a fantastic vehicle to introducing monologues to your student performers. Puzzle Pi…

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Monday, September 16, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Geelong elephant bone mystery links old with the new by Arts Review

Geelong’s past and future have come together with the unearthing of an elephant bone among hundreds of buried historical objects during Geelong Arts Centre’s landmark redevelopment proje…

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Tony winner Phyllis Newman has died at 86 by Rachel Yang

Phyllis Newman, who won a Tony Award for Subways Are for Sleeping, has died at 86. Deadline first reported the news. Her son, Vogue theater critic Adam Green, confirmed his mother’s deat…

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Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star, Is Dead at 86 by Mihir Zaveri

The actress, who won a Tony in 1962 for her role in the musical “Subways Are for Sleeping,” also raised millions of dollars to help women in entertainment deal with health problems.

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Jordin Sparks Returns to Broadway in Waitress September 16 by Ryan McPhee

The American Idol winner plays Jenna for a limited engagement.

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Chase the Devil — when Max Romeo declared war on Lucifer

This 1976 roots reggae classic has been remixed and sampled many times

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Pixies’ Charles Thompson: ‘I needed an outlet for my frustration’

The band’s frontman talks about the origin of his twisted lyrics and what drives him to keep writing new songs

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Jaclyn Backhaus’ Wives Opens Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Purva Bedi, Aadya Bedi, Sathya Sridharan, and Adina Verson star in the world premiere at Playwrights Horizons.

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Nikki M. James, Daphne Rubin-Vega Are Part of Say Yes to Artists Gala, Celebrating Jonathan Larson and Family by Andrew Gans

The American Theatre Wing Gala features the work of Jonathan Larson Grant recipients.

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Remembering Kismet by Mark Robinson

The composing team of Robert Wright and George Forrest were attracted to taking the music of other composers and adapting it into scores for musicals. They did this this with the musical o…

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Episode 603 -- Leigh Ellen Caudill: Unleashed! by Joel B. New

Each week leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasing a brand new episode of Something New: A Musical Theatre Pod…

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