Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

A Dispatch from Weekend Two of the Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

The second weekend of the Charm City Fringe Festival is in full swing! There are still lots of performances happening Saturday and Sunday, plus Fringe After Dark fun, so go see something! Th…

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Review: ‘American Utopia’ Is David Byrne’s Neighborhood by Ben Brantley

This jubilant production, choreographed by Annie-B Parson, transforms an icon of alienation into a cosmically cozy senior statesman.

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‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo’ educates and entertains at Bowie Community Theatre by William Powell

Who is a Jew? Will you go with me to the Ballyhoo ball? Those are two questions the Jewish upper-middle-class Freitag family kvetch about during the happenings of playwright Alfred Uhry’s …

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Today on Broadway: Monday, October 21, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Critics Review “American Utopia” on Broadway, Broadway Stars Join “Aretha” Biopic, and “HSM: TM: TS” Picks Up Season 2 Renewal 1) Reviews are in for David Byrne’s “American U…

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Billy Elliott – The Musical by Arts Review

With practically every news bulletin filled with images of protests around the world, a musical based around the 1984 Miners strike in Britain could hardly be more relevant. However, far fro…

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Podcast Episode 198: The Creator of Freestyle Love Supreme, Anthony Veneziale Usually, these intros are all about giving you a tease of information to get you to listen to the podcast: Somewhere in th…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

WATCH CLOSELY: Stephen King is My Boyfriend — Hanging out at “Castle Rock” by Peg Aloi

If Castle Rock is intended to be a commentary on Trump’s not-so-great America, well, what better genre than horror to spread the angst? The post WATCH CLOSELY: Stephen King is My Boyfriend…

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Concert Review: Boston Philharmonic plays Mozart, Brahms, and Bartók by Jonathan Blumhofer

There was nothing sleepy or commonplace about the ensemble’s performance of favorites by Mozart, Brahms, and Bartók. The post Concert Review: Boston Philharmonic plays Mozart, Brahms, and…

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David Byrne brings his entertaining brain to Broadway in ‘American Utopia,’ and it’s totally dope by Peter Marks

“American Utopia” bathes its audience in a collective cool.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Cyrano - Bristol Old Vic, review, comedy with emotional intelligence by Mark.kidel

Tristan Sturrock's Cyrano: vibrant energy matched by depth Tom Morris’s production of Cyrano starts with a procession of nuns, some of them bearded, chanting verses from the medieval mysti…

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Windmill Theatre Co launches biggest live theatre season ever by Arts Review

Windmill Theatre Co has announced its 2020 live theatre season, including a brand new work about the creation of the universe, a regional tour for a robot, and the 10th anniversary return of…

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WIVES AND LOVERS: And Husbands, Too! by Peter Filichia

Drama involves conflict. That’s why so many plays rely on husbands, wives and lovers. As Katharine Hepburn famously said, “Marriage...Continue Reading The post WIVES AND LOVERS: And Husb…

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Review Roundup: AMERICAN UTOPIA Opens on Broadway; What Do the Critics Think? - Updating Live!

David Byrne's American Utopia officially opened tonight, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. Let's see what the critics are saying...

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Broadway Review: ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Finds Paradise, No Wires Attached by Greg Evans

One of rock’s great questions, a rung or two below Are You Experienced? and maybe Which One’s Pink? but still right up there, has got to be Why A Big Suit? David Byrne asked himself that…

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Review: Evoking nostalgia with an eye to the future in ‘American Utopia’ by Charles Isherwood

“We’re on a road to nowhere,” David Byrne sings in the final encore of his Broadway concert, “American Utopia,” at the Hudson Theatre. Can we get an encore of that encore, please?…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

American Utopia: In Times of Trouble, Bringing on the Funk by Elysa Gardner

★★★★★ David Byrne brings good vibes and great music to Broadway The post American Utopia: In Times of Trouble, Bringing on the Funk appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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American Utopia: David Byrne Headlines an Extremely Stylish Concert by Michael Sommers

★★★★ A charismatic star and an expert troupe deliver a classy event The post American Utopia: David Byrne Headlines an Extremely Stylish Concert appeared first on New York Stage Revi…

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See Mary-Louise Parker & More Light Up Opening Night of The Sound Inside on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Mary-Louise Parker and Will Hochman celebrated The Sound Inside's opening at Broadway's Studio 54 on October 17. The stars, scribe Adam Rapp and director David Cromer enjoyed an opening nigh…

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‘American Utopia’ Takes a Funky-Robot Tour of David Byrne’s Brain by David Cote

An amalgam of dance, concert and TED Talk, the sweet, quirky piece comes across as David Byrne’s literal brainchild.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Slaughterhouse by Arts Review

Disturbingly funny and refreshingly bold, Anchuli Felicia King’s Slaughterhouse, continues to prove why Belvoir’s 25A program is the standard for independent theatre in Sydney. Five broa…

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Jemma Rix talks Jekyll and Hyde by Gabi Bergman

In just a few short days, the 25th Anniversary Concert production of Jekyll and Hyde will open at Melbourne’s Hamer Hall. With a star studded cast including Anthony Warlow in the title rol…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

In Soul Searching, Mark Arthur Miller Has Found Some Answers by Marilyn Lester

Sometimes it’s not easy to walk in parental footsteps, especially for gifted children of the famous. But if they’re fortunate, their own art can be a guide out of the shadows. This is th…

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Ages of the Moon post-show video and photos: Remembering Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard by Terri Paddock

I’m a huge fan of the late, Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright (and Oscar-nominated actor) Sam Shepard. How wonderful to be able to see and discuss one of his late plays, Ages of…

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Central Park Took Their Land, And Now, At Long Last, They’re Getting A Monument by Artsjournal2

The Lyons family of New York were a vital part of New York’s Seneca Village. They “were Seneca Village property owners, educators and dedicated abolitionists, running a boardinghouse for…

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When Schools Utterly Fail At Sex Education, Fanfiction Fills In The Gaps by Artsjournal2

That’s right: Fanfiction, with its hookups of likely and unlikely characters, its absolute refusal to live by the rules of the world set by authors like J.K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, e…

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Theatre’s Front Of House Workers Can Too Easily Get Trapped In Service Roles by Artsjournal2

The hours are good, the patrons can be terrible, the dreams live … for a while. “A lot of actors, directors and writers work front of house, with most of us spending our days auditioning…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Book review: “Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine Stritch” by Alexandra Jacobs by Darryl Reilly

Admirers of the legendary performer should be enthralled by this quite probably definitive chronicle of her life and career that’s written with zest. The post Book review: “Still Here: …

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Here’s How Anthony McGill Became The First African-American Principal Of The New York Philharmonic by Artsjournal1

The clarinetist who played at Barack Obama’s inauguration talks about playing with passion, staying humble, setting goals, giving your all on every occasion, and overcoming negativity. (vi…

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The Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Equity in the Arts by Artsjournal1

“It’s time for cultural philanthropy to get more creative. … A small-but-growing number of funders are working with arts and culture organizations and individual donors to address ineq…

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Prolific composer Alvin Singleton talks upcoming work, ‘Black culture’ as ‘American culture’ by Artsjournal1

“Singleton demurs when described as a composer of classical music. ‘I know that I write music. I’m a composer. So, categorization always gets us in trouble because it defines us very n…

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Chicago Nonprofit Will Award $900,000 to Artists of Color by Artsjournal1

“Threewalls, a cultural nonprofit that supports visual artists in Chicago, has announced that it will award $900,000 to artists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, or Native Amer…

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Saeed Jones on Queer Masculinity and the Point of Being an Artist by Artsjournal1

“Saeed Jones has worn many hats: teacher, poet, and culture editor at BuzzFeed, among many other things. (Also, he joins a growing group of writers willing to admit that they were high sch…

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A passion for dance and justice by Artsjournal1

“Dancer, choreographer and dance professor Leah Glenn wields that strong magic [and dance] to teach, increase understanding and make all lives better. And so it is no surprise that in 2012…

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This Experimental Latinx Art Space Has Supported the Careers of Hundreds of Artists by Artsjournal1

“Perhaps it was only possible in the neighborhoods of East L.A. that two gay, Mexican immigrants could partner with a religious sister to found one of L.A.’s oldest and most important al…

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Theater Latté Da Announces Musical Commission Program by Artsjournal1

“Theater Latté Da [in Minneapolis] has announced the establishment of the NEXT Generation Commission, designed to support the creation and development of musicals by women and artists of …

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How ‘Roleplay’ Reflected Tulane’s Experiences With Assault by Artsjournal1

“In 2017, 41 percent of female-identifying and 18 percent of male-identifying students reported experiencing sexual assault at Tulane University in New Orleans. Since those stats were rele…

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How Karamu House Went From Deficit to Durability by Artsjournal1

“[It’s] one of the most overlooked success stories in our field: how a century-old theatre of color, once in a state of crisis, has been revitalized and rejuvenated. In a time when there…

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Why Is The Kids’ Movie ‘Abominable’ Being Banned In Countries In Asia? by Artsjournal2

Well, it’s because of a brief scene with a map, you see. “It’s not every day that a largely forgettable Dreamworks yeti movie can come under fire from multiple national governments for…

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The Short, Dreamy Film That Goes In Search Of David Hockney’s House by Artsjournal2

The narration begins, “You were too young to lose your mum, and we were too young to organize a funeral. So because we were in Yorkshire, with nowhere else we wanted to be and nothing else…

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Drawing, Dancing, And Deradicalization by Artsjournal2

Can a madrasa that teaches children of suicide bombers to draw and dance help them get deprogrammed from hours and hours of militant videos? The school is sure trying, but “when they first…

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A 90-Foot Tall Mural Of A Ballet Dancer Is Possibly A Tool To Inspire Others by Artsjournal2

In Columbus, Ohio, ballerina Rachael Parini was the inspiration for a 90-foot billboard that advertises the BalletMet company, but it means more than that to her – it means that young danc…

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A Lion King Swing, Backstage In London by Artsjournal2

Swings are more than understudies – they have to learn multiple roles within one show. Twenty-year-old swing Debôrah Godchaser, who was barely born when Lion King opened, says she’s lea…

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This Keith Haring Mural Was Cut Out Of A Stairwell, And Now Its Fate Is Uncertain by Artsjournal2

The three-story mural, created for the Catholic youth Grace House in New York, has been cut out and preserved for auction. The Haring Foundation is not thrilled by the idea of the auction. …

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The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Needs More Than A Plan To Stay Afloat by Artsjournal2

A consultant tells the BSO that it needs a “vision” in order to deal with the debt and the uncertain future. The consultant said that “the BSO should be building a blueprint for the ne…

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In Canada, It’s A Moment For Indigenous Art – But What About The Artists? by Artsjournal2

The vast majority of Inuit artists, even the celebrated ones, “eke out an existence.” Canada’s famed reconciliation isn’t touching their lives much. “Many support large extended fa…

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How To Go Offline (Briefly, For The Sake Of Getting Offline Things Accomplished) by Artsjournal2

Jia Tolentino, New Yorker writer and extremely online person, follows the advice of a computer scientist. First thing to do: Give up everything optional on your phone and computer for 30 day…

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Teens Are Getting Famous Off Of TikTok, And High School Arts Teachers Learn To Adapt by Artsjournal2

Vine and Instagram did it first (and, let’s be honest, Vine was great, RIP Vine), and now TikTok is the new way for kids to become social media-famous. How the heck is a school supposed to…

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Mark Morris: Without Bullies, How Would I Know I Was A Sissy? by Artsjournal2

The choreographer has a new memoir out. In an interview, he describes “the sissy tests” of middle school – and turning those humiliating, degrading moments into dance. – NPR

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On The Return Of Olive Kitteridge by Artsjournal2

Why did Elizabeth Strout return to her dour, challenging protagonist – and how the heck did Olive Kitteridge become such a cultural force to begin with, a bestselling book that turned into…

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Abstract Expressionist Painter Ed Clark Has Died At 93 by Artsjournal2

Clark was “an African-American expressionist painter who used a broom and bold colors to capture the natural world and to convey emotions about the racial injustice of the 1960s, earning h…

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Staging Schiele review – art, obsession and orgasmic yelps by Anna Winter

DanceEast, IpswichThe expressionist aesthetics of Egon Schiele’s nudes should make for riveting dance, but Shobana Jeyasingh’s production is a bit too beige It’s easy to see why the wo…

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For 24 Hours Onstage, Alia Shawkat Felt Great to Feel ‘Shameless’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The “Arrested Development” actress made quite the New York stage debut, repeating one fiery scene opposite about 100 different actors in “The Second Woman.”

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Review: “SpongeBob” Tour in Boston is Hardly Absorbing by Christopher Caggiano

This is a non-union production, and that means the actors are being paid a fraction of what they would be getting if the tour were offering performers a union contract. The post Theater Revi…

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Coming Attractions: October 20 through November 3 — What Will Light Your Fire by Bill Marx

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks. The post Coming Attractions: October 20 through November 3 — What Will…

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Billy Elliot the Musical review – the sweetest spots are still the strongest by Cassie Tongue

Sydney Lyric theatreDance is the rightful soul of a show that reminds us we’re stronger, and better, when we look out for each other There might not be a musical easier to love than Billy …

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Advice To The Wick’s Hot Shoe Shuffle: Don’t Stop Dancing by Bill Hirschman

To paraphrase A Chorus Line for the Wick Theatre’s Hot Shoe Shuffle: Dance 10, Books 3. Whenever this troupe of supremely talented terpsichoreans start tapping in precision sync, backed by…

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A Year of Limitless Possibilities by Peter J Snee

In his 20th and final year as artistic director of The Australian Ballet, David McAllister has programmed Australian and world premieres alongside established works that made an indelible ma…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Flashback: Celebrate AMERICAN UTOPIA's Opening With a Look Back at HERE LIES LOVE!

Tonight marks the Broadway opening of David Byrne's American Utopia, so in honor of the occasion, we're looking back at Byrne's previous experience in the world of theatre: Here Lies Love! C…

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Read Reviews for David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

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

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Timely Tales, Terrific Tunes & More! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of October 21 to 27 by Kathy Henderson

A trio of ripped-from-the-headlines dramas dominates the coming week on New York stages, plus the Broadway return of a talented Tony nominee and a cabaret evening with the composers of Legal…

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BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Halloween Treats Abound with October releases on BroadwayHD  October 20, 2019:  BroadwayHD kicked off the month of October with a binge-worthy lineup of performances that are sure to ex…

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Next Wave 2019: ‘The Second Woman’ at BAM Fisher by Patricia Contino

The happiest and worst memories are those that last, re-playing over and over in one’s head.  Movies have the same effect, like smiling when thinking about Han Solo winking at Princess Le…

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This Week on Broadway for October 20, 2019: Little Shop of Horrors by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Little Shop of Horrors, Linda Vista, Soft Power, Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, Is this a Room @ Vineyard, Mrs. Ste…

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Broadway Stars Reunite at “Piano Bar Live!” on Monday, October 21 @ 7pm @ Brandy’s Piano Bar

Broadway stars Adinah Alexander and Brandi Chavonne Massey have been friends for years, ever since starring together in Wicked. On Monday, October 21 at 7pm, the two will be singing up a sto…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Remembering Ballet Dancer Alicia Alonso by Neda Ulaby

Alicia Alonso, one of the finest ballet dancers of the 20th century, died Thursday in Havana. The dancer helped start the American Ballet Theatre, then built the Cuban state ballet program.

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Placido Domingo's European Cultural Award Has Been Delayed

Placido Domingo was set to receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna. According to Lethbridge News Now, his receipt of the award has been delayed.

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VIDEO: Chris Evans Helps Childhood Theatre Company Secure a Permanent Home

Chris Evans has returned to his roots to help out his childhood theatre company!

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Learn About Lesser Known Musicals of the Golden Age on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week you're getting a lesson on the "golden age…

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Alameda’s Kenny the Clown entertains throngs at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco by Jane Tyska

Alameda's Kenny the Clown entertains throngs at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.

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‘Robert Lindsay is mesmerising’: PRISM – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Prism, written and directed by the acclaimed playwright Terry Johnson, tells the story of cinematographer Jack Cardiff in the latter years of his life.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Video Roundup: Our Readers Choose Their Favorite SMASH Performances!

We asked, and you delivered! Recently, BroadwayWorld ran an article on our top 5 favorite moments from Smash! We asked you to drop your personal favorites in the comments. Relive all of our …

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Long before Broadway's saturation with jukebox musicals and song catalog shows, Ben Bagley, a producer of modestly-financed Off-Broadway revues, added to what was then musical theatre's long…

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VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL in Paris, Led By Christina Bianco!

Funny Girl, starring Christina Bianco, is coming to THeatre Marigny in Paris, beginning November 7. Bianco took to Twitter to give a behind the scenes look at the rehearsal room for the upco…

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Broadway Jukebox: Jam to the Best of David Byrne on Opening Night of AMERICAN UTOPIA!

David Byrne's American Utopia celebrates opening night tonight, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

‘Horror movie aspect threatens to dominant’: FAST – Park Theatre by Liz Dyer

Based on a true story, Kate Barton’s play Fast invites its audience into the disturbing world of “Dr” Linda Hazzard (Caroline Lawrie), whose controversial fasting diet method claimed t…

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Audiences, Parasites, and Personal Revelations by Ava Wong Davies, Alice Birch, Maddy Costa

By Ava Wong Davies, Alice Birch, Maddy Costa. Playwright/critic Ava Wong Davies talks to critic Maddy Costa and plawright Alice Birch about who reviews are for, responses to criticism, self-…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Amrou Al-Kadhi: ‘Being a drag queen healed me’ by Amrou Al-Kadhi

Growing up in a strict Muslim family, Amrou Al-Kadhi felt worthless, but found a new freedom and community in the world of drag I am a therapist couch hopper (sorry to any of my cuckolded sh…

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Cross Currents/ Monotones II/ Everyone Keeps Me; Danse Élargie – review by Sarah Crompton

Linbury theatre, Royal Opera House; Sadler’s Wells, LondonPam Tanowitz’s dazzling new piece for the Royal Ballet worked perfectly alongside Ashton and Cunningham. Elsewhere, the best of …

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Lungs review – Claire Foy and Matt Smith shine in climate crisis drama by Arifa Akbar

Old Vic, LondonDuncan Macmillan’s two-hander is a frenetic portrait of flawed love in a flawed world, exposing the neuroses of a modern couple who struggle to put their principles aside …

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Backup Dancers Are Leaping To The Forefront With The Power Of Smart Social Media by Artsjournal2

Backup dancers aren’t very “backup” anymore; instead, like the 16-year-old who began touring with Janet Jackson at age 12 and is now a major social media influencer, they’re at the c…

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Julie Andrews’ Biggest Regret Is Losing Her Singing Voice by Artsjournal2

We regret it an awful lot as well, Dame Julie. But oh, the stories she’s accumulated, this one quite early: “I had forgotten to pack my dress shoes, so my mother painted white ballet sli…

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The Nobel Literature Committee Defends Itself For Rewarding A Prize To An Accused Genocide Denier by Artsjournal2

Sure, Peter Handke spoke at the funeral of Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milošević in 2006, and sure, before that he had compared the fate of Serbia to that of Jewish people during the Hol…

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Netflix’s U.S. Subscriber Growth Is Slowing As Competitors Ramp Up by Artsjournal2

This is a bit of a problem for the massive company: “The big question now is whether some of Netflix’s existing subscribers will decide to cancel its service and defect to cheaper altern…

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The Mighty Michael Dunn: Raised the Bar for Little People by Trav S.D.

Little People are statistically rare among the general population; so are good actors, to my mind. It stands to reason that individuals who answer to both descriptions would be rarer than ra…

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16 Spooky Shows That Played Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

We asked, you answered: Playbill readers share their favorite Broadway shows full of magic and mayhem.

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Indiana Is About to Be the New Launchpad for Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

With the founding of Discovering Broadway, producers have a new option for developing Broadway-bound shows—with zero cost and a fresh perspective.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: There Are No Beginnings, Leeds Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Jonathan Hall

By Jonathan Hall Jonathan Hall reviews There Are No Beginnings, a new play by Charley Miles now playing at the Leeds Playhouse until 2 November 2019. This post REVIEW: There Are No Beginning…

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‘Friel’s characters are allowed to blossom’: TRANSLATIONS – National Theatre by Tom Bolton

Brian Friel’s Translations is a rich and complex play and, in Ian Rickson’s production which returns for a second run in the Olivier, its layers are drawn out through the performances of…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Touring by Libby Purves and Friends

INSPECTOR GOOLE,  BACK  BACK ON THE ROAD    Below,  edited, is my original London review of this remarkable production.  This new tour deserves to be marked, though:   regarding the t…

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Lungs review at Old Vic, London – ‘a thrilling meeting of head and heart’ by Tim Bano

In the queue at IKEA, a young couple discuss whether they should have a baby. From this small seed, Duncan Macmillan’s mighty

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Bang Bang UK Tour – A new farce by John Cleese by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Bang Bang UK Tour announced. A new farce by John Cleese to be produced by the Exeter Northcott Theatre and Dermott McLaughlin opening in March 2020. This post Bang Bang UK To…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to host WorldPride 2023 by Arts Review

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has won their bid to host the international marquee Pride event, WorldPride 2023. Members of the worldwide InterPride network of Pride organisations voted b…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Queensland and West Australian ballet companies of one mind in 2020 by Deborah Jones

Queensland Ballet announced its 2020 season in mid-September; West Australian Ballet in this past week. The nation’s leading state ballet companies are different in scale and usually in re…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

David Byrne's Acclaimed Theatrical Concert American Utopia Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

After an acclaimed international tour, Scottish-American singer-songwriter David Byrne's cheered theatrical concert American Utopia opens at Broadway's Hudson Theatre on October 20. The main…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Photo Feature: Billy Elliot by David Hooley

Billy is back!  Its been 10 years since the original Australian production of Billy Elliot the musical graced our stages, and now four more boys are taking on the iconic role.  David Hoole…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Podcast — Dolly Parton’s America digs deep into the singer’s life

This new series from Jad Abumrad is notable for placing Parton and her music in a wider context

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Christine Allado, Jac Yarrow, Jérôme Pradon Star in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in London October 20 by Andrew Gans

The staging reflects the 2013 Broadway version of the musical, which features a new book and additional songs.

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David Byrne: American Utopia Opens at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre October 20 by Andrew Gans

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

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David Byrne's American Utopia Opens at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre October 20 by Andrew Gans

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

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