Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Ack! My Sculpture Is Overdue And I Want To Borrow Some Pottery by Joe Patti

Recently saw an article on the BBC website about a gallery in Cambridge, England that has been loaning out art to students for 60 years and has never had a piece damaged or lost. I have writ…

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Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA reveals 2020 season by Arts Review

With the theme, Stories from Here, Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA has revealed their 2020 season, bringing audiences the best artists from Western Australia and around the country to…

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Games by Joel Benjamin

"Games" shines a light on the long forgotten stories of two Jewish athletes in post-World War I Germany, a Germany that slid into National Socialism by the 1930’s, effecting the lives of H…

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Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation! by Sandi Durell

    By Marilyn Lester   For nearly 40 years, Gerard Alessandrini’s capacity to pump out high-quality musical satire with wit and jollity has been seemingly unstoppable. His various iter…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Missouri Botanical Garden to break ground on new, $92 million visitor center by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Construction starts in January for a larger center that replaces current one, now 37 years old. Private donors will pay for the new center, which is set to open in the spring of 2022.

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'The Who's Tommy' rocks the Stray Dog stage by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theatre presents viscerally engaging musical.

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Tina Turner Is Worth $1 Million On Broadway; Harry Potter Is Wavering by Lee Seymour

Turner's show is a hit while Potter is facing a surprisingly narrow road to profit, alongside his YA bro Percy Jackson.

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Review: In ‘Power Strip,’ a Syrian Story Both Bleak and Striking by Laura Collins-Hughes

Sylvia Khoury’s insidiously sharp new play arrives as the eight-year-old conflict is making fresh headlines in the United States.

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grandiose story-telling but even grander theatre by Simon Saltzman

Review of "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" at Princeton's McCarter Theatre

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“Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story” at the Getty by Pauline Adamek

Currently on view at the Getty Center are two photo exhibitions that trace a theme of photographers who return to their subject over the years. Gordon Parks: The Flávio Story continues …

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Only Human: Giving the Devil His Due, and Then Some by Elysa Gardner

★★ In a new musical, an aspiring rocker takes us to Heaven and Hell—and tries to upstage Gary Busey The post Only Human: Giving the Devil His Due, and Then Some appeared first on New Y…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Vassa review – revolutionary attack on moribund politics by Michael Billington

Almeida, LondonSiobhan Redmond is impressive as a tyrannical mother trying to rescue her debt-ridden family in Tinuke Craig’s strangely rootless production This production of Maxim Gorky…

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Elizabeth Warren Maintains Her Lead In THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary, Week 6

With over 6,000 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, theatergoers of The Great Society continue to vote for Senator Elizabeth…

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US Army To Create New “Monuments Men” Unit To Try To Save Artifacts by Artsjournal

The Army is forming a new unit with a similar mandate to be composed of commissioned officers of the Army Reserves who are museum directors or curators, archivists, conservators and archaeol…

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Rescuing Indigenous Americans From Children’s Tales by Artsjournal

“From the dull art of crafting Thanksgiving turkeys out of handprints to the bad politics of making headdresses out of turkey feathers, the point of contact between Indians and non-Indians…

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Is This A Room: Real Life Whistleblower Gets Busted, in Real Time by Michael Sommers

★★★★ A word-for-word FBI transcript is starkly staged as a documentary drama The post Is This A Room: Real Life Whistleblower Gets Busted, in Real Time appeared first on New York Sta…

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Power Strip: Sylvia Khoury’s Mostly Cogent Look at Syrian Refugees by David Finkle

★★★ Dina Shihabi give a strong performance as a woman forced from Damascus, attempting to survive by any means The post Power Strip: Sylvia Khoury’s Mostly Cogent Look at Syrian Ref…

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Review: ‘Is This A Room’ at Vineyard Theatre by Deb Miller

With a story ripped straight out of today’s headlines, Is This A Room offers a staged re-enactment of the verbatim transcript of the now-unclassified FBI interrogation of a whistleblower c…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Is This a Room Review. FBI Interrogation of Reality Winner by New York Theater

“Is This A Room” stages the verbatim transcript of the FBI interrogation of a 25-year-old former Air Force linguist with the improbable name of Reality Winner, who was eventually sente…

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David Byrne and Annie-B Parson Talk David Byrne's American Utopia 'Changing Broadway' on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Music icon David Byrne and choreographer Annie-B Parson discuss how David Byrne's American Utopia is something Broadway has never seen before and more on opening night.

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The Who's Tommy Will Return to Broadway in 2021 by Andy Lefkowitz

The Who's Tommy is heading back to the Great White Way. The celebrated 1993 rock musical will receive its first Broadway revival in 2021, producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo announced t…

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Scotland, PA's Taylor Iman Jones on Respecting the Scottish Play & Her Days at a Burger Joint by Caitlin Moynihan

Taylor Iman Jones and Ryan McCartan in Scotland, PA (Photo: Nina Goodheart) Taylor Iman Jones can currently be seen heating things up in Roundabout Theatre Company’s world premiere produ…

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Broadway Grosses: The Inheritance Gains Traction in Previews by Broadway.com

The Olivier-winning two-part play The Inheritance is proving popular with American audiences. The Broadway transfer of Matthew Lopez's acclaimed work, which is currently in previews at the B…

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Odds & Ends: New York Pops to Honor Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez at Annual Gala & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. New York Pops to Honor Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez at Annual Gala The New York Pops has announ…

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Go Word for Word with the Company of David Bryne's American Utopia in this Red Carpet Challenge from Opening Night by Broadway.com

On the opening night of David Byrne's American Utopia, cast members and guests take on a lyrical test in Matt Rodin's Red Carpet Challenge.

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Burning Down the House! See David Byrne and the Cast of American Utopia in Exclusive Portraits on Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

American Utopia is officially on Broadway after celebrating its opening night at the Hudson Theatre on October 20. Creator and star David Byrne's acclaimed theatrical concert features a dive…

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The Who’s ‘Tommy’ rock opera musical is returning to Broadway by Nadine Deninno

The “Pinball Wizard” is pinging rock opera back to Broadway. The Who’s “Tommy” is on its way back to the Great White Way, Rolling Stone reports. The return comes more than 50 years…

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Lungs, Old Vic review - deluxe casting and slick delivery by Sam Marlowe

Claire Foy and Matt Smith elevate Duncan Macmillan's rather toothless parenting drama Playing our monarch and her husband in The Crown has made actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith into TV drama…

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13 Haunting Show Tunes for Halloween by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Ghosts, witches, serial killers, man-eating plants, and plenty of other haunting characters have appeared in Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals over the years. These creepy types keep our he…

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Halloween Tips From a Costume Designer by Broadway Direct

Still needing some costume inspiration? Look no further than your own closet.   The post Halloween Tips From a Costume Designer appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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“A Very Merry Magic Mania” at the SM Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

It was a well-heeled but raucous crowd at the Magic Castle last Saturday night in the Peller Room—one of the intimate, downstairs rooms with a low ceiling and raked seating for about 40 pe…

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Video Roundup: HEATHERS Fans Bring Westerberg To TikTok

Hey, yo, Westerberg! The Heathers are taking over TikTok as fans of the cult-hit musical have taken to the new video-based social platform to perform their takes on the show's song 'Big Fun…

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How Annie's Original Sandy Went From Shelter Dog to Show Dog by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares some of the inspiring stories and performances from the Humane Socitety benefit, Best In Shows.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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The Who's Tommy will return to Broadway in 2021 by Maureen Lee Lenker

The Who’s Tommy is once again inviting audiences to see it and feel it on Broadway. On Monday, producers announced plans for a revival of the iconic rock musical aimed at hitting Broadway …

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BWW TV: AMERICAN UTOPIA Celebrates a Rockin' Opening Night on Broadway!

David Byrne's American Utopia just celebrated opening night yesterday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you i…

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Photo Flash: Stars Align for Gilana's Fund Benefit at Joe's Pub

LIVING FOR TODAY presented a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: “Put on a Happy Face”, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St).

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Cast announced for European premiere of Richard Foreman’s Zomboid! by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for Zomboid! by multi award-winningwriter Richard Foreman, directed by Patrick Kennedy at the New Wimbledon Theatre Studio  from 2 - 7 December 20…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway to Headline Thanksgiving Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Emily Selleck

The Tony-nominated pair will perform November 26–30.

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Orange County’s Segerstrom Center Gets A New Leader by Artsjournal

He’s Casy Reitz, currently executive director of New York’s Second Stage. “Before taking the position at the Second Stage Theater in September of 2010, Reitz was director of developmen…

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In ‘Linda Vista,’ Getting Older and Wiser is Relative by Matthew Wexler

Tracy Letts' "Linda Vista" unravels what happens to a man who, at 50 years old, should have it all but finds himself empty-handed. The post In ‘Linda Vista,’ Getting Older and Wiser is R…

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San Francisco To Make Its Busiest Street Car-Free by Artsjournal

“It can’t be overlooked that San Francisco has some heavyweight car-free peers. Once, pedestrianized urban cores were largely the domain of enlightened mid-sized cities in northern Europ…

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Why Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Is the Key to Watchmen on HBO by Mark Peikert

The new HBO series heavily featured the musical, currently seen on Broadway in a Tony-winning revival, in its first episode.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Tina’, ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Rock Broadway; Total Box Office Hits $35M by Greg Evans

Declarations of “She’s Got Legs” might be premature, but Broadway’s Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is already strutting to $1M+ at the weekly box office, becoming one of the season’…

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The Who’s Tommy Sets Revival for 2021 by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The 1969 album “Tommy,” written and performed by The Who, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. The concept album was turned into a hit Broadway musical in 1993, a fully-realize…

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Zachary Noah Piser to Join Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN as Evan Alternate; Plus New Cast Begins Tomorrow

Zachary Noah Piser will join the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen on November 26, 2019 as the 'Evan alternate', playing his first performance as Evan at the matinee on Wednesday, Novembe…

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Katie Cappiello and Beau Willimon to Adapt 2013 Play SLUT for Netflix

Katie Cappiello is set to adapt her 2013 play Slut with Beau Willimon for Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

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Photo Flash: First Look at Raul Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in MCC's SEARED

Currently in previews at MCC Theater is the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Bernhardt/Hamlet), with direction by Tony …

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Your Best Halloween Costume According To Your Zodiac Sign by Performerstuff

Your Best Halloween Costume According To Your Zodiac Sign Written by: Ember Langley Date: October 21, 2019 Halloween is almost here! Still deciding on your costume? Let’s take it to …

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Breaking: THE WHO'S TOMMY Will Come Back to Broadway in 2021

It was announced today that producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo will bring a new production of the classic rock opera The Who's Tommy back to Broadway in the 2021 season, directed by tw…

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Kristin Chenoweth and Cheyenne Jackson have a Descendants family reunion with Dove Cameron by Maureen Lee Lenker

Dove Cameron had one wicked family reunion with her onscreen parents Cheyenne Jackson and Kristin Chenoweth this weekend. In an Instagram photo shared Sunday, Jackson — who portrayed Hades…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/21

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 10/20/19

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/20/2019.

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Freelance Journalists In California Freak Out That New Uber Law Would Apply To Them by Artsjournal

If a freelance journalist writes for a magazine, newspaper or other entity whose central mission is to disseminate the news, the law says, that journalist is capped at writing 35 “submissi…

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Nick Tosches, Fiery Rock Journalist, 69 by Artsjournal

Tosches and his fellow music writers Richard Meltzer and Lester Bangs were labeled “the Noise Boys” for their wild, energetic prose, a world away from fan magazines like Tiger Beat and S…

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Economists Make The Case For Studying Humanities by Artsjournal

As humanities majors slump to the lowest level in decades, calls are coming from surprising places for a revival. Some prominent economists are making the case for why it still makes a lot o…

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Glass Blowing Generates Significant Amounts Of Greenhouse Gasses. What To Do? by Artsjournal

While the glass art industry blows oxygen and life into intricate glass chandeliers, vases, bowls and complex sculptures, it also consumes hefty amounts of natural gas and propane while fill…

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Reversal: WNYC Decides Not To Cancel “New Sounds” by Artsjournal

“It has become clear to me that John and Caryn Havlik’s work is distinct, inimitable, and intrinsically New York—and that this beloved team must stay with us. A show like New Sounds ca…

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A Star Architect Who Recycles And Rebuilds For Those In Need by Artsjournal

Shigeru Ban, a designer of houses and visitors’ centers and condominiums and towers, is perhaps more famous as a designer of emergency shelters, for people suffering from earthquakes and f…

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Humans Say: Music is Not An Algorithm by Artsjournal

“The current streaming culture we find ourselves in marks music and wide open spaces of exploration into nothing more than a commodity, and because of this, we’re increasingly driven awa…

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Studies: Acting Changes Actors’ Brains by Artsjournal

“Until recently, this debate over whether actors literally lose themselves in their roles was largely a matter of conjecture. However, a pair of research papers in psychology published thi…

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Reading As An Active Sport (No Really) by Artsjournal

“The main contention of What We Talk About When We Talk About Books – that reading print can be a sociable, active, and even seditious activity – is so sensible that it seems incredibl…

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Listen to 'Go Crazy' from Leslie Odom, Jr.'s New Album; Arrives 11/8

Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. will soon release his anxiously awaited first album of all-original material, Mr, which is set to arrive…

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Come From Away becomes the most successful musical staged at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre by Gabi Bergman

Global hit Come From Away has been named the most successful musical in the Comedy Theatre’s 91-year history, this week surpassing the box office records of all other musicals staged at th…

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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: The…

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New Presidio Theatre in SF hosts John Santos, much more by Randy McMullen

The historic Presidio Theatre in SF has been reopened with a full slate of shows and this weekend hosts the great Latin musician John Santos.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to welcome new cast members by Caitlin Huston

Zachary Noah Piser is joining the Broadway company of “Dear Evan Hansen” as the Evan alternate.  Piser, who played Evan in the Toronto production of the musical, will play his first per…

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at …

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‘The Haunting of Hill House’ Delivers Insidious, Subtle Terror This Halloween by Julia L. Exline

The Little Theatre of Alexandria presents The Haunting of Hill House, inspired by the novel by Shirley Jackson and adapted for the stage by F. Andrew Leslie. Maggie Mumford directs a talente…

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Review: ‘Forbidden Broadway’ Sticks It to the Great Woke Way by Ben Brantley and Jesse Green

Gerard Alessandrini’s franchise was looking as long in the tooth as the shows it aimed to skewer. A new edition brings it back to hilarious life.

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Get a First Look at Tracy Letts’ Smart & Adult New Broadway Comedy, Linda Vista

Get a glimpse at the new R-rated Broadway comedy, Linda Vista.

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Grosses Analysis: Tina and Other Jukebox Bio-Musicals Rock Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The new show about Tina Turner began previews October 12 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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The White Chip by David Kaufman

Written by Sean Daniels, "The White Chip" is reportedly an autobiographical play, directed with an earnest finesse by Sheryl Kaller who sometimes has difficulty keeping her three different p…

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IN Series’ ‘Stormy Weather’ provides an original take on Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ with Billie Holiday as musical fuel by David Siegel

Ingenious. Shakespeare’s venerable, often un-provocatively produced The Tempest has been reconstructed into theater with an invigorating musical arc and an awakening narrative bite. It has…

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Inside the Beau Album (feat. Saint Aubyn) by Angela Tricarico

In advance of Sony Masterworks’ release of Beau, a new musical by Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar, The Ensemblist speaks to Broadway actors featured on the album. In Beau, eight actor-m…

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Inside the Beau Album (feat. Aisha Jackson) by Angela Tricarico

In advance of Sony Masterworks’ release of Beau, a new musical by Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar, The Ensemblist speaks to Broadway actors featured on the album. In Beau, eight actor-m…

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‘The Who’s Tommy’ Stage Musical Targets A 2021 Return To Broadway by Greg Evans

Des McAnuff, the two-time Tony Award winner who directed the original Broadway staging of The Who’s Tommy, will direct a new production of the musical for 2021, producers Hal Luftig and Pa…

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‘The Who’s Tommy’ announces Broadway revival in 2021 by Caitlin Huston

“The Who’s Tommy” is returning to Broadway.  Directed by Des McAnuff, the original director of the rock opera, the revival plans to come to Broadway in 2021. This is the first Broadwa…

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The Music Lives On in the Michael Friedman and Jonathan Larson Projects by American Theatre Editors

Two musical-theatre composers who died tragically young get new recordings to keep their songs in rotation.

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The Who's Tommy Will Return to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Original director Des McAnuff will helm the new production, slated to open in 2021.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Must List: a classic musical, a 'genius' TV show, and a plea to the universe by Lin-Manuel Miranda

For EW’s inaugural My Must List — in which an artist we love shares some of the things they love — we asked Lin-Manuel Miranda for some recommendations.  Cabaret It’s a master class…

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Games Opens @ SoHo Playhouse by Barry Gordin

American Premiere of Henry Naylor’s potent and cautionary tale, based on the true story of two Jewish/female athletes in Hitler’s Germany, is a mesmerizing account by two immensely skill…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch Moments From the World Premiere of Scotland, PA Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Adam Gwon and Michael Mitnick’s new musical plays the Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theatre.

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UK premieres by Danish artists at Gate Theatre by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Two shows by Danish artists will have their UK premieres in a mini-showcase at London’s Gate Theatre. This post UK premieres by Danish artists at Gate Theatre first appeared…

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Celebrate 20 Years of the West End’s The Lion King With Lebo M by Marc J. Franklin

To commemorate the occasion, the South African composer gave a special gala performance with the Drakensberg Boys Choir October 19.

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Lincoln Center's Artistic Director Jane Moss Reflects on the Endurance of the White Light Festival by Karissa Krenz

Moss discusses the festival’s beginnings, its impact, and its future.

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Beau Willimon and Katie Cappiello Will Adapt Slut for Netflix by Dan Meyer

Based on Cappellio’s play, Grand Army will follow several high schoolers as they get ready to begin their lives as adults.

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FEATURED SHOW: Last week to catch ★★★★★ ‘ingenious’ Islander musical by Featured Content

It's the final week to see Musical Theatre Review award-winning and Offies-nominated new musical Islander. And, after its premiere at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, it's racked another wave o…

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Matt Doyle, Christopher Sieber, Jennifer Simard, Christopher Fitzgerald & More Join Gender-Bent Revival of Company by Andy Lefkowitz

Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone are in good company. A talented lineup of co-stars have been selected to join them in Marianne Elliott's gender-blind revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Fur…

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Krystal Joy Brown to Join Broadway's Hamilton as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown is headed into the Broadway production of Hamilton. The strong-voiced stage veteran will take over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical b…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Company Starring Katrina Lenk & Patti LuPone by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated gender-bent Broadway staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Tony-winning musical Company. Arriving on Broadway following a celebrat…

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World Premiere Comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Receives Third Extension Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is sticking around until the new year. Alexis Scheer's new comedy has received a third extension at off-Broadway's McGinn/Cazale Theater through January 5, 2020. The …

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Disney’s Aladdin Will Launch a Newly-Configured North American Tour in Fall 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

A newly-configured North American tour of Disney's Aladdin is scheduled to launch in fall 2021. According to Disney Theatrical Productions, the new version of the Aladdin tour will allow the…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Taylor Iman Jones of Scotland, PA by Broadway.com

Taylor Iman Jones stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Scotland, PA and more with Beth Stevens.

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Mike Birbiglia's Broadway Solo Comedy The New One to Appear on Netflix by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed 2018 Broadway run, Mike Birbiglia's latest solo work The New One will debut on the small screen this fall as a Netflix comedy special. The TV program, which is being…

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Into the Blue Again! See David Byrne & the Cast of American Utopia Celebrate Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

David Byrne's theatrical concert American Utopia is officially open on Broadway.The production, which features Byrne shaing the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from a…

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Mary-Louise Parker & More Talk The Sound Inside's Complex Vulnerability on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Stars Mary-Louise Parker and Will Hochman talk about brining Adam Rapp's The Sound Inside to life on opening night.

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Get Pen Named at the Opening Night of The Sound Inside in this Red Carpet Challenge by Broadway.com

At the opening night of The Sound Inside, Matt Rodin challenges guests to create pen names based on personal past and preferences.

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2019 Gary Maker Award recipient Lou Altarescu speaks on love and the rewards of serving as an usher by Keith Loria

Audiences attending the closing performance of George Bernard Shaw’s Candida at Washington Stage Guild Sunday, Oct 20th, witnessed a pre-show ceremony as Lou Altarescu accepted the 2019 Ga…

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Seeing Elphaba Fly Shook Her Spirit as a Kid; Now, Hannah Corneau Plays Wicked's Green Girl Nightly by Lindsey Sullivan

For 16 years, the Broadway juggernaut Wicked has wowed audiences with its fantastical staging, soaring score and inspiring heroine Elphaba. Coincidentally, the year Wicked hit Broadway, Hann…

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Review: Thoughts of a Colored Man at Baltimore Center Stage by Jayne Blanchard

I admired many things about my late father, among them that he never stopped learning or being curious about people and life, even at the age of 92 and grappling with major health issues. I …

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Photo Flash: Only Take a Moment to Check Out Carolee Carmello and the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!

Check out even more photos of Carolee Carmello leading the National Tour of HELLO, DOLLY! 

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BWW Interview: Richard Thomas Is a Happy Warrior in THE GREAT SOCIETY

Thomas brings to life the conscience and energy of Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey in Robert Schenkkan's latest exploration of the earth-shaking events of the presidency of Lyndon B. Johns…

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VIDEO: Meet the Broadway-Bound Company of COMPANY!

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of Company! Joining the previously announced Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and Patti LuPone as Joanne, are Matt Doyle as Jamie…

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BLOOD BROTHERS Actor Steps In Mid-Show To Perform With No Rehearsal

Actor Shaun McCourt recently stepped in to cover the role of Mickey on the UK tour of Blood Brothers at no notice and with no rehearsal, after the understudy became ill. According to The Sta…

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Klea Blackhurst and Stephen Bogardus Will Star in Mufti Panama Hattie by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company production will be directed by Michael Montel.

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Tour Cast of BANDSTAND

Get a peek inside rehearsals for the Tony Award-winning musical Bandstand before the company heads out for the national tour.

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BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Bridget Everett!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actress and singer Bridget Everett about Prince's legendary 1984 album Purple Rain. They also discuss Bread, Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Patti LuPone…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Company Adds Cast Members by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The forthcoming, gender-bending revival of Stephen Sondheim’s game-changing musical Company, set to star Tony winner Katrina Lenk (The Band’s Visit), has announced additional casting. Th…

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BWW TV: THE LION KING Celebrates 20 Years in London with Lebo M and Drakensberg Boys Choir

The Lion King celebrated 20 years in London's West End on Saturday, October 19. Legendary South African composer Lebo M treated the audience to an incredible extra performance featuring the …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:56PM

Sam Bobrick, ‘Saved by the Bell’ Creator, Is Dead at 87 by Daniel E. Slotnik

A television mainstay, he was also a playwright. His best-known play, “Norman, Is That You?,” flopped on Broadway but went on to international success.

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Submit Nominations For The 2019 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Worldwide, Presented by TodayTix!

Time is running out to submit nominations for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Awards worldwide, brought to you by TodayTix! Support local theatre and make sure your favorite theaters…

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Watch Mason Alexander Park and Isaac Powell Perform ‘Sparkle Like Bowie’ From Loveville High Podcast by Adam Hetrick

The nine-episode series also features the vocal talents of Broadway favorites such as Jay Armstrong Johnson, Hailey Kilgore, and Ali Stroker.

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See Inside Rehearsals for Bandstand National Tour by Marc J. Franklin

The first tour of the Broadway musical will begin its preview run October 25 in Oklahoma City before launching in College Station, Texas.

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Broadway Horoscope: Spooky Shows Full of Magic, Murder, and Mayhem by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Which show are you most likely to enjoy this Halloween season, according to your astrological sign?

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FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★ reviews are in for Sarah Rutherford’s ‘refreshingly original’ The Girl Who Fell by Featured Content

Stage Traffic's premiere of Sarah Rutherford's darkly funny new play The Girl Who Fell has impressed critics for its warmth, quirkiness and offbeat sensitivity. We've rounded up review highl…

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ENO reinvents Mask of Orpheus with clowns, latex and oodles of camp

The 1973 opera was always hugely ambitious, at the London Coliseum it is almost unrecognisable

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Soft Power Review: David Henry Hwang’s Sly Reverse Chinese Musical about America by New York Theater

David Henry Hwang was attacked by an unknown assailant with a knife and nearly died. That experience, along with the playwright’s shock at the results of the 2016 Presidential election and…

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‘Beautifully imagined & flawlessly executed’: LES MISERABLES – Touring by Vicky Anderson

We’re in a venue that certainly gives a grand old-school sense of occasion, and Les Misérables is nothing if not ultimate theatre.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About AMDA in 2019/2020

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you i…

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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s Next Show Will Be The Sorceress by Olivia Clement

The company behind the acclaimed Yiddish Fiddler will debut its new project in December.

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Further casting for the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of The Boy Friend

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced further casting for Matthew White’s revival of Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend as the company begin rehearsals.

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Mike Birbiglia Announces Third Netflix Special with THE NEW ONE

Comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia brings his award-winning Broadway show, Mike Birbiglia: The New One, to a global audience for his newest and most highly anticipated Netflix comedy sp…

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Check Out Photos From Cinderella With the London Musical Theatre Orchestra by Marc J. Franklin

The one-night-only concert, starring Christine Allado, Jac Yarrow, and Jérôme Pradon, was presented October 20 at London’s Cadogan Hall.

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Silent Lines review – cosmic ninjas in Maliphant's Milky Way by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonLighting patterns sweep across Russell Maliphant’s dancers, who move with seamless fluidity You won’t find steps in Russell Maliphant’s choreography, so much as…

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Environmentally Focused Musical Hooked On Happiness Will Play Off-Off-Broadway by Noah Mutterperl

The show’s limited engagement will begin November 7 at Theater For the New City

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Russell Maliphant’s Silent Lines casts an eerie spell at Sadler’s Wells

The choreographer’s latest piece explores the relationship between movement, light and music

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Check Out Production Photos of Carolee Carmello in First National Tour of Hello, Dolly! by Nathan Skethway

The three-time Tony nominee assumed the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi September 25.

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Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven Finds Its Full Cast by Olivia Clement

Atlantic Theater’s world premiere, directed by John Ortiz, will begin previews in November.

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Review: Meet Me at Dawn, Arcola Theatre by Grace Patrick

Review: Meet Me at Dawn, Arcola Theatre 3.0stars I’m in two minds about Meet Me At Dawn. I should say first that both actors, Jessica Hardwick and Marianne Oldham, are fantastic. Although …

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Review: A History of Water in the Middle East, Royal Court by Farah Najib

Review: A History of Water in the Middle East, Royal Court 4.0stars If there’s one thing I’ve taken away from A History of Water in the Middle East, it’s that all lectures should be le…

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Review: Amatory Asylum, Wellington Members Club by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Review: Amatory Asylum, Wellington Members Club3.0starsI’ve never been to a Swingers party before, but this gets pretty close. Here, House of Kittens – champions of erotic and immersive …

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Douglas Sills, Ryan Spahn, Margaret Odette, More Set for The Play’s the Thing by Andrew Gans

Stephen Brown-Fried will direct the reading for the Project Shaw series.

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Baltimore Center Stage Announces the Baltimore Butterfly Sessions by News Desk

Baltimore Center Stage will begin its new civic dialogue series, The Baltimore Butterfly Sessions, this month. Featuring music, poetry, storytelling, literary excerpts, and thought-provoking…

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Be More Chill Choreographer Chase Brock's The Four Seasons Will Return Off-Broadway by Emily Selleck

The limited holiday engagement will be presented by contemporary dance company The Chase Brock Experience.

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Inside London’s new Boulevard Theatre: ‘Soho is everything: creative, provocative and international’ by Tom Wicker

A new theatre is opening in Soho this week, the brainchild of Fawn James, granddaughter of Paul Raymond, and a dream realised

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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David Burnham to Perform A Broadway Holiday! at Catalina Bar & Grill by Adam Hetrick

The star of Wicked and The Light in the Piazza will debut his new holiday show in Hollywood December 11.

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‘Mozart Celebration’ Opens Season at the National Chamber Ensemble by Darby Dejarnette

The National Chamber Ensemble’s 2019 – 2020 season launched this past Saturday with Mozart Celebration, which featured several of the composer’s beloved works. Mozart is one of those c…

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The New York Pops Will Honor Kristen and Bobby Lopez At 37th Birthday Gala

The New York Pops will honor the songwriting duo Kristen and Bobby Lopez at its 37th Birthday Gala on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hal…

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VIDEO: ANASTASIA's Jake Levy Takes Over Instagram!

We headed to St. Petersburg yesterday for an inside look at the Anastasia tour with Jake Levy as he took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story! So in case you missed it (or just want to r…

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ALADDIN Will Launch 'Newly-Configured' National Tour in 2021

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that a newly-configured North American tour of Aladdin is scheduled to launch in Fall 2021, allowing the hit Broadway musical to entertain new a…

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Photo Flash: Lebo M Helps THE LION KING Celebrate 20 Years in the West End

The Lion King celebrated 20 years in London's West End on Saturday, October 19. Legendary South African composer Lebo M treated the audience to an incredible extra performance featuring the…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:42AM

BWW TV: Watch Eden Espinosa Get Ready to Return to BKLYN as She Rehearses for Reunion Concert!

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge checks in with Espinosa, musical director James Sampliner and director Matt Logan as they take a break from rehearsals. Plus, watch as Eden joins James at the p…

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Laura Osnes and Jackie Burns to Perform Music of Michael Mott by Adam Hetrick

The December 1 concert at Feinstein's/54 Below will celebrate the music of the composer-lyricist, whose musicals include Where The Sky Ends and Abandoned Heart.

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The Coded Emotional Appeal Of ‘The Matrix’ by Artsjournal2

Seriously, why would anyone go to the movie in theatres 11 times? Sometimes you need distance to figure something like that out. “In The Matrix, I realized, I had found a message about my…

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Who Are The Bots Watching Us (And Our Stories)? by Artsjournal2

Bots worm their way into everything, including the once much more intimate Instagram Stories. Why? To get more engagement back. (There’s a Russian “secret app” for this social media ma…

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Can Computers Really Learn How To Understand What They Read? by Artsjournal2

Maybe. They’re doing a lot better at reading comprehension exams, for instance. On a new “benchmark designed to measure machines’ real understanding of natural language — or to expos…

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Klaus Friedeberger, Abstract Painter Who Found Inspiration In The Australian Outback, Has Died At 97 by Artsjournal2

Friedeberger was inspired by his time as a European refugee in Australia during WWII. “Whereas many abstract painters of the 60s were working on a large scale with fields of unmodulated co…

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What Are Theatre Reviews For? by Artsjournal2

Or, more specifically, whom are they for? “Doing it just for an audience ties criticism to weird stuff about selling a show, which I’m sort of uncomfortable with. But if critics are revi…

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Conservatives Condemn "Oklahoma!" Revival After 859th Mass Sexual Awakening This Year by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Conservatives throughout the U.S. are publicly condemning the current Broadway revival “Oklahoma!” after claiming its’ presence has in…

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How David Byrne Redefines the Broadway Concert Experience With American Utopia by Noah Mutterperl

The rocker celebrated the official opening of his Broadway show October 20.

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Russell Maliphant: Silent Lines review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘mesmeric new work’ by Rachel Elderkin

In the dappled light five dancers slowly rotate. Panagiotis Tomaras’ video projections ripple across their bodies like water. Silent Lines, the latest

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Equity scraps dedicated post aimed at tackling bullying and harassment in the sector by Matthew Hemley

A post created by Equity two years ago to tackle bullying and harassment in the sector is being scrapped. The bullying, harassment and

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Welsh National Opera to recruit associate artists via open audition process by Georgia Snow

Welsh National Opera is launching a new associate artist programme as part of efforts to develop young talent. The Cardiff-based company is

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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre producers ‘strongly dispute’ unpaid money claims by Giverny Masso

Producers of the collapsed Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre have “strongly disputed” a statement from Equity claiming more than 70 actors and crew have

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BWW Review: Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle Star In Buoyant and Bouncy Revival of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Bucking the current trend of rewriting and reinterpreting older musicals to suit current sensibilities, director Michael Mayer's buoyant and bouncy revival of Little Shop of Horrors, with a …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:19AM

Pre-Sale Begins Today For HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE; On Sale Dates Announced!

Ticketing information has been announced for the upcoming Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive a?" written by Paula Vogel, directed by Mark Brokaw, and star…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:06AM

Netflix Lands Mike Birbiglia’s Broadway Show ‘The New One’, Sets Launch Date by Greg Evans

UPDATE, with announcement video Netflix continues to mine Broadway for possible gold: Mike Birbiglia: The New One, the stand-up comic’s well-received show that opened in New York last year…

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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 this episode, I beatbox. For reals. Yep, this son-of-an-Indian immigra…

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‘Thoroughly modern, soul searching & hilarious play’: THE GIRL WHO FELL – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The aftermath of a teenager’s death really shouldn’t be this funny, but Sarah Rutherford has created a thoroughly modern, soul-searching and hilarious play.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Mike Birbiglia: The New One Is Coming to Netflix by Dan Meyer

The Drama Desk-winning solo show will debut on the streaming service this fall.

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‘Aladdin’ will launch a new tour in fall 2021 by Caitlin Huston

A newly configured tour of “Aladdin” will launch in fall 2021, Disney Theatrical Productions said Monday.  The new North American tour will add more cities and venues, which previously …

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Watch Now: Company on Broadway by Broadway Direct

COMPANY! #CompanyBroadway starring #KatrinaLenk and #PattiLuPone comes to Broadway March 2nd, 2020! The post Watch Now: Company on Broadway appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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In Comes ‘Company!’ Full Broadway Cast Announced by Matthew Wexler

The full Broadway cast for "Company" has been announced. Jennifer Simard, Christopher Fitzgerald, and others join Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone. The post In Comes ‘Company!’ Full Broadwa…

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Alexis Scheer’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Extends Into New Year by Olivia Clement

The critically acclaimed world premiere, directed by Whitney White, is a co-production between WP Theater and Second Stage.

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‘Nashville’s Kyle Dean Massey Joins Patti LuPone As Broadway’s Upcoming ‘Company’ Adds Cast by Greg Evans

Broadway’s upcoming revival of the Stephen Sondheim landmark musical Company starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone has nearly rounded out its cast, with Nashville‘s Kyle Dean Massey, Th…

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Inside Opening Night of David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The theatrical concert from former Talking Heads front man opened at the Hudson Theatre October 20.

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THE JOHNSONS: a Comedic Nightmare Version of the American Dream by Dan O'Neil

It’s not always clear what we’re looking at, but perhaps Henry is tearing down the house, family, and narrative form itself with hope alongside rage.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1064: Pat Kinevane by Adam Szymkowicz

Pat Kinevane Hometown: A Beautiful seaside town of Cobh in County Cork... the last port of the Titanic and sits on the 2nd biggest natural harbour in the World! Current Town: Dublin……

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Read Reviews for London's Lungs, Starring Matt Smith and Claire Foy by Emily Selleck

Duncan Macmillan’s play about modern love and climate crisis marks a reunion for the stars of The Crown.

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London Run of Mike Bartlett’s Snowflake Finds Its Cast by Olivia Clement

The Kiln Theatre production will star Ellen Robertson, Elliot Levy, and Amber James.

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Remembering Ballroom by Mark Robinson

A Broadway musical that failed to run, but that has a great deal of love and affection from die-hard Broadway fans, is the 1978 Ballroom. Drawing its inspiration from the 1975 made for TV…

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How ‘Great Society’ star Richard Thomas gets Zen on weekends by Barbara Hoffman

Those who remember him as TV’s John-Boy Walton are often shocked to find that Richard Thomas is a lifelong Manhattanite. “It confuses people all the time,” says Thomas, 68, who spent m…

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How Chris Evans Helped Out His Childhood Theatre Company by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum and Avengers star grew up in the Boston area performing in local productions.

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Literary agent Emily Hickman: ‘First and foremost, we are passionate advocates for our clients’ by Ruth Comerford

Representing writers and directors for stage and screen, Emily Hickman also manages the dramatic rights of authors. Having most recently worked with

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Julie Andrews Says She Came Crashing Down While Filming Mary Poppins by Dan Meyer

The Oscar winner recently recalled filming the Disney movie, what Walt was really like, and being made a dame by Queen Elizabeth.

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Further Casting Set for London Revival of The Boy Friend Starring Janie Dee by Ryan McPhee

Performances will begin November 22 at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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The Strength to be Generous by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Sasha Hutchings (Photo by Jacob Smith S…

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GRACE NOTES: October 21, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of AMERICAN UTOPIA on Broadway!

David Byrne's American Utopia just celebrated opening night yesterday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you t…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Betsy Wolfe

Today's conversation is with Betsy Wolfe, who has established herself as one of the most versatile and keenly intelligent Broadway performers of her generation. She recently starred as Jenn…

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BWW Review: DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA, A Call To Reject Complacency

As Maira Kalman's illustrated curtain rises for David Byrne's choreographed concert, which takes its name from his 2018 album, American Utopia, the singer/songwriter is seriously contemplati…

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Photo Coverage: David Byrne and the Company of AMERICAN UTOPIA Celebrate Opening Night!

David Byrne's American Utopia just celebrated opening night yesterday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you i…

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Josh Groban Announces Special Florida Shows in March 2020

Today, Global superstar Josh Groban announces a handful of special shows in Florida early 2020 kicking off on March 8th in Fort Meyers at the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall before wra…

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Broadway on TV: Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. & More for Week of October 21, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of October 21, 2019!

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Sylvia Khoury's Syrian Refugee-Focused Power Strip Opens October 21 at LCT3 by Ruthie Fierberg

Tyne Rafaeli directs the Off-Broadway run.

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Faith Healer review at Pitlochry Festival Theatre – ‘masterful and mesmerising’ by David Pollock

Between Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s traditional summer repertory season and large-scale Christmas show, artistic director Elizabeth Newman’s introduction of a mid-autumn play appears

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BREAKING: Matt Doyle, Jennifer Simard, Christopher Sieber, and More Join COMPANY; Cast Announced!

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of Company! Joining the previously announced Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and Patti LuPone as Joanne, are Matt Doyle as Jamie…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:29AM

Drama Centre students break silence on course suspension and call for support from alumni by Matthew Hemley

Current students at Drama Centre London are calling on alumni to “fight for the value of conservatoire training”, as intake for the

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Actor steps in to save Blood Brothers performance with no rehearsal by Ruth Comerford

An actor stepped in to cover the role of Mickey in Blood Brothers at no notice and with no rehearsal, after the

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Northern Stage’s Lorne Campbell appointed to lead National Theatre Wales by Georgia Snow

Lorne Campbell has been appointed artistic director of National Theatre Wales. The Scottish theatre director is currently artistic director of Northern Stage

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Horror Writers See Climate Change As The Ultimate Fear by Artsjournal2

The thing about horror is that it has always been about amplifying regular fear. The genre “works against false comfort, complacency and euphemism, against attempts to repress or sanitize …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:18AM

Extinction Rebellion Protesters Cover Their Half-Naked Bodies In Fake Oil In London’s National Portrait Gallery by Artsjournal2

The protest was held at the end of a show sponsored by BP (British Petroleum) to protest the museum’s ties to the company. One, a 19-year-old named Eden, said, “Who will there be left to…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:18AM

Considering The Legacy Of Legendary Ballerina Alicia Alonso by Artsjournal2

Neda Ulaby on the woman who shaped the course of ballet in the US and also, famously, in Cuba: “To this day, says American Ballet Theatre’s Kevin McKenzie, young ballet dancers who want …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:18AM

Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks About Writing, Social Movements, And The American Dream by Artsjournal2

Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, says that he decided not to worry about what the audience thought, or more specifically thought of Asian Americans. “I had to stop caring. Because even a…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 09:18AM

Fiery Music Critic And Biographer Nick Tosches Has Died At 69 by Artsjournal2

Tosches, who had a taste for rock and country (and their far fringes) “and his fellow music writers Richard Meltzer and Lester Bangs were labeled ‘the Noise Boys’ for their wild, ene…

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The Artistically Fruitful Friendship Of Mary Cassatt And Edgar Degas by Artsjournal2

The elegant young American artist and the surly older French Impressionist inspired each other – and, because both destroyed or left little information about their friendship, a lot of art…

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In Europe, TV Producers Debate How To Handle Streaming by Artsjournal2

Group up? Spend more money on new, fresh content? Somehow find, and fund, top talent? Everything is up in the air with all kinds of streaming services debuting and European producers wonderi…

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Thousands Of People Stand In Line To See The Revamped MoMA by Artsjournal2

The revamped MoMA invited people to visit for free on Sunday, before the official opening. Nearly 10,000 people took the museum up on its offer, and they needed to create new mental maps. …

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Malaysia Is The Latest Country To Ban ‘Abominable’ Over Map Scene by Artsjournal2

The basic problem? A dashed line (one that violates international law as decided by a court at The Hague in 2016). “Malaysia’s censorship board initially agreed to permit Abominable to…

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‘Spine-tingling moments linger in the mind’: THE LION KING – West End ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

It really is no wonder why The Lion King has lasted in the West End as long as it has. It is still as powerfully moving and beautiful to watch and feels as though it only opened in London fo…

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What Our New Plays Really Look Like by Marshall Botvinick

By Marshall Botvinick. Marshall Botvinick shares the results of the research he undertook about new plays premiering across the United States in the 2019–20 season: who is being produced, …

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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The Girl Who Fell review Trafalgar Studios, London – ‘well acted and sensitively written’ by Frey Kwa Hawking

Sarah Rutherford’s exploration of the aftermath of a teenage suicide boasts impressively nimble dialogue. The death of 15-year-old Sam leaves doubt and

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Cyrano review at Bristol Old Vic – ‘more playful than poetic’ by Jeremy Brien

Aside from the works of Shakespeare, few if any plays can have inspired as many spin-offs as Edmond Rostand’s heroic romance Cyrano

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Review Roundup: SWEENEY TODD Starring Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan - What Did the Critics Think?

In cooperation with Atlantis Twenty and ABS-CBN, Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group presents Tony winner Lea Salonga (Mrs. Lovett) and Jett Pangan (Sweeney Todd) in Sweeney Todd.

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Production news round-up: Karl Queensborough to star in Hamilton and Trevor Nunn directs a triple bill of Samuel Beckett by Ruth Comerford

This week’s production news round-up includes an announcement that full castinghas been confirmed for Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Karl

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Herman Cornejo Reflects on His 20 Years at American Ballet Theatre by Billy McEntee, Billy McEntee

He's been called 'the most technically accomplished male ballet dancer in the United States.' Here, Herman Cornejo talks about the most memorable moments in his career so far.

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PBT artistic director and principal dancer saying goodbye with 'Giselle' by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre gets ready to say goodbye to artistic director Terrence Orr and principal Luca Sbrizzi as it marks 50 years.

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Sex and the City and Fosse/Verdon Star Evan Handler Reveals a Rollercoaster Life Story in His Re-Imagined Solo Show Time on Fire by Barry Singer

With a storied Broadway résumé, the TV star returns to the stage at the United Solo Festival after living 25 more years than he was ever supposed to have.

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Critics are raving about...Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the Union Theatre

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes gets a rare London revival at the Union Theatre with a vibrant young cast that revitalises this Broadway and Hollywood classic. It's "classy, sassy and perfectly per…

Linked From Stage Faves at 08:00AM
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Lenny Henry: 'I wish somebody had taught me how to defend myself' by Lanre Bakare

The comedian’s childhood was defined by racist abuse and his mother’s violence. As he publishes his autobiography, he talks about how it shaped him as a performer and activist “I’m f…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:42AM

Fierce festival review – a daring whirl of theatrical thrills by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Various venues, BirminghamAided by hula hoops, raw chicken and animatronic dogs, the performers in this six-day series of shows embarked on a quest for emotional connections Communion, empat…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:42AM

Matt Doyle, Jennifer Simard and more join cast of ‘Company’ by Caitlin Huston

“Company” has announced additional cast members for the Broadway run this spring. Joining Katrina Lenk, playing Bobbie, and Patti LuPone as Joanne, are Matt Doyle as Jamie (known as Amy …

Linked From broadwaynews.com at 07:38AM

Take the Show on the Road by Brittany Caine

Undergraduate touring opportunities The post Take the Show on the Road appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Cher puts on a bonkers, brilliant show at the O2 Arena

The 73-year-old sang hits from all six decades of her career amid outlandish costume changes and transforming sets

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[BLANK], Donmar Warehouse review: A potent, devastating exploration of the criminal justice system by Alexandra Pollard, Alexandra Pollard

There are 100 scenes in the full script of Alice Birch's [BLANK], which marks the 40th anniversary of reformative theatre company Clean Break

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Activists Crashed The MoMA Party To Demand Prison Divestment by Artsjournal2

Just days before MoMA was set to reopen after its big renovation and expansion, activists crashed both the outside and inside of a preview cocktail party for VIP guests. “The protesters ga…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:12AM

BROADWAY HEAT: Tina Edition: The Elimination Round by JK

For decades, the subject of Broadway's latest bio-musical, has been one of the hottest, greatest performers off all-time. So it only seems to make sense that that musical's cast gets the JKT…

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The twenty-five record albums that changed my life (5) by Terry Teachout

Various forms of the records-that-changed-my-life meme have been making the rounds lately, so I came up with my own version, which I call “The Twenty-Five Record Albums That Changed My Lif…

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Just because: a 1970 visit to Shelly’s Manne-Hole by Terry Teachout

“Jazz on Stage,” an episode from a 1970 syndicated TV series. This episode was directed by Jack Lewerke and filmed during a performance at Shelly’s Manne-Hole, a Los Angeles night club…

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Almanac: Eugenie Schwarzwald on unprincipled “principles” by Terry Teachout

“I have no use for principles which demand human sacrifice.” Eugenie Schwarzwald (quoted in Peter F. Drucker, Adventures of a Bystander)

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‘Little thought is left for the content’: [BLANK] – Donmar Warehouse by Aleks Sierz

Alice Birch’s experimental new play [Blank] prioritises form over content and is at heart depressingly reactionary.

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Hadestown Stars Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, and Jewelle Blackman Test Their Broadway Knowledge on Playbill — The Game Show by Roberto Araujo

Play along as these Broadway favorites are tested on everything from Broadway to mythology.

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Poll: Should communities play more of a role in theatres’ decision making? by The Stage

Last week. industry figures including Madani Younis and Tarek Iskander warned that theatres risk becoming irrelevant unless they are prepared to give over

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Slowthai at Brixton Academy — the ‘voice of a generation’?

At the Mercury Prize he took aim at Boris Johnson, but this gig marked a step back from his punk-style shock tactics

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PHOTO: Kristin Chenoweth and Cheyenne Jackson Stop By LA Opera's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

Kristin Chenoweth and Cheyenne Jackson recently stopped by LA Opera's The Light in the Piazza! The pair posed for a photo backstage with Dove Cameron, before Chenoweth took to Twitter to gus…

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On the Couch with Anita Gigi Budai by Arts Review

Who is Anita Gigi Budai? Anita Gigi Budai is a creative producer and environmental designer. I am a story teller using space as my manuscript and art and artefacts as the characters in my no…

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David Byrne’s American Utopia — a Broadway show that’s not quite once-in-a-lifetime

A lively but digressive excursion through the Talking Heads singer’s repertoire at the Hudson Theatre

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‘Betrayal’ director Jamie Lloyd on his relationship with Harold Pinter by Caitlin Huston

Jamie Lloyd did not grow up seeing theater.  But, as the British director of “Betrayal” reflects on his childhood living on the southern coast of England, he sees the foundations of a l…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Wake Up With BWW 10/21: AMERICAN UTOPIA Reviews, and More!

Today's top stories: Read the reviews for American Utopia, and more!

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical will transfer to the West End in March 2021

The spectacular Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, that has already created a big buzz across the pond, will have its West End opening at the Piccadilly Theatre in March 2021.…

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Selby & Friends: Beethoven’s Back! by Arts Review

In readiness for the big celebrations in 2020 for the master’s 250th birthday, Selby & Friends’ annual foray into Beethoven’s great chamber music is a welcome prelude. In response …

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Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Noises Off, Translations, [Blank], The Girl Who Fell, Tickle The Musical & more by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 20 October 2019), ranging from Olivia Mitchell’s thigh-slapping joy on …

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Peter Brook: the time Truman Capote and I flopped on Broadway by Peter Brook

Inspired by a magical ballet, I gathered a peerless writer, a top composer and Broadway’s most vibrant star. But even renowned directors can get it badly wrong… ‘Broadway” and “Hol…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Andy Johnston on A Midnight Visit by Joel Granger

As a child, I was obsessed with ‘choose your own adventure’ books. The already forming control freak in me loved the power I was given to supervise the narrative. After each section, I c…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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American Utopia review: David Byrne starts making sense by Alexis Soloski

Hudson Theatre, New York The country is far from perfect, a Broadway audience will not chant the names of black Americans killed by police. The singer presses on More than a concert and less…

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Come From Away becomes most successful musical to play at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre by Arts Review

Global hit Come From Away has been named the most successful musical in the Comedy Theatre’s 91-year history, this week surpassing the box office records of all other musicals staged at th…

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Top five theatre shows to see this week (October 21-28) by Natasha Tripney

Vassa – Almeida Theatre, London Tinuke Craig directs Mike Bartlett’s new adaptation of Maxim Gorky’s play about a family unravelling. A late

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Lyn Gardner: Digital is not a threat – we must embrace it to democratise theatre by Lyn Gardner

What makes theatre different from watching Netflix or going to the cinema? The obvious answer is its ‘liveness’. The audience and performers

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Chichester’s Daniel Evans: Experimenting with space can boost a theatre’s outreach by Daniel Evans

For most theatres today, the holy grail is new audiences. In the honourable name of inclusivity and democracy, we’re all aiming to

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Australia’s largest Harry Potter concept store opens at MYER by Arts Review

Something magical has come to Melbourne. Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with Myer to unveil Harry Potter at Myer – Australia’s largest Harry Potter concept store. Opening o…

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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Tick Talk by Lindsay Price by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Tick Talk by Lindsay Price is a wonderful technical exercise for high school student performers that also serves as a fantastic starting point for dis…

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Monday, October 21, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Propwatch: The Pig’s Head In Mephisto [A Rhapsody] by Artsjournal2

Assuming there is a future, “when historians of the future chronicle the last days of Britain, a pig’s head may enjoy its own footnote.” – David Jays

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Tarnanthi 2019 launches and announces international exhibition for Tarnanthi 2020 by Arts Review

Tarnanthi 2019 has opened to thousands of people at the Art Gallery of South Australia, as AGSA announces that in 2020, for the first time, Tarnanthi will feature an exhibition in France. Se…

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Stranger on the Shore — Acker Bilk came to hate his haunting melody

The British jazz clarinettist’s tune spawned a multitude of covers — and made it across the Atlantic

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Jenova Chen: ‘I want to expand the boundary of games’

The developer has pushed the medium into the realm of art by emphasising emotion

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Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo, and More Reunite for Benefit Concert of Brooklyn: The Musical by Andrew Gans

The October 21 performance benefits the Covenant House Foundation.

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Liza Birkenmeier's Doctor Ride’s American Beach House Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Katie Brook directs the world premiere, an intimate snapshot of 1980s queer anti-heroines, presented by Ars Nova.

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Is This A Room Opens at The Vineyard Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Conceived and directed by Tina Satter, the psychological thriller is adapted from the transcript of the FBI interrogation of Reality Winner.

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IMPRESSIONS: Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s “Days Go By” at Brookfield Place by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s “Days Go By” at Brookfield Place, "Soon, the separation between performer and non-performer becomes clear. Walking patterns develop …

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92Y to Unveil "Excercizes for the Dance," A Handwritten Isadora Duncan Manuscript by The Dance Enthusiast

92Y to Unveil "Excercizes for the Dance," A Handwritten Isadora Duncan Manuscript!

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IMPRESSIONS: William Forsythe’s “A Quiet Evening of Dance” at The Shed by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: William Forsythe’s “A Quiet Evening of Dance” at The Shed, "Because it’s Forsythe, there’s a lot to see. What you see — and why you see it — may reflect your d…

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Remembrances of the Cuban Icon, Prima Ballerina Alicia Alonso by The Dance Enthusiast

In Remembrances of the Cuban Icon, Prima Ballerina Alicia Alonso, "In 1942, as a young dancer with American Ballet Theatre, she suffered a detached retina. Though nearly blind, she never le…

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This Broadway Actress Never Worked in a Restaurant…Until Now - Krysta Rodriguez talks about her fiery role in the new comedy 'Seared'

Krysta Rodriguez talks about her fiery role in the new comedy Seared at MCC Theater---Although other characters Krysta Rodriguez has portrayed may have seemed more likable, the 35-year-old a…

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