Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

The Australian Musical: From the Beginning by Arts Review

Peter Pinne and Peter Wyllie Johnston’s The Australian Musical: From the Beginning is a definitive history of a century of musical theatre in Australia, including behind the scenes stories…

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Photo Flash: Radio City Rockettes Unveil Christmas Cupcake At Magnolia Bakery!

In celebration of the 2019 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, Magnolia Bakery will again be offering the Rockette Red Velvet cupcake.

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Virgo Star by Darryl Reilly

Following a comically exaggerated shootout, the two men make out. A cowgirl and a Mexican woman get together. At one point performers blindfold audience members for a brief bit. There’s a …

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Public Art in Erie by Artsjournal1

My work in the Pennsylvania city came in the middle of a long-term project of commissioning murals for the city. In October one was completed that impressed me so much I had to share it here…

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Livestreaming The (self-)representation of Romas on stage - trends and challenges in today’s Hungary

By . dunaPart—an initiative of Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest—presents the conversation The (self-)representation of Romas on stage - trends and challenges in today’s H…

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Read Reviews for Jack Thorne's A Christmas Carol on Broadway by Playbill Staff

Matthew Warchus directs the new version of the holiday classic from the Harry Potter playwright.

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Reimagining the workplace

Second Home’s shared workspaces use adventurous designs to foster wellbeing

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Xavier Rodney by Zack Calhoon

Xavier Rodney was home grown and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He first started acting as a last minute replacement lead in a kindergarten performance. Since then he has striven to hone and perfe…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:54PM

People You Should Know . . . Will Sarratt by Zack Calhoon

Will Sarratt is a North Carolina raised, New York based actor and resident artist with New Light Theater Project. New York credits include: Everything is Super Great, Omega Kids (New Ligh…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:54PM

A Christmas Carol Brings Artistry to Broadway's Holiday Season

Jack Thorne adapts the Charles Dickens tale for a new production at the Lyceum Theatre, starring Campbell Scott.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:48PM

MEAN GIRLS (national tour): Doesn’t quite clique by Joshua Herren

“It’s not Ibsen,” I reminded myself, “It doesn’t have to be Sondheim. Just enjoy the show and have fun!”

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Mystery Author Tackles Deeper Mysteries Of Conscience In GableStage’s Premiere ‘Watson’ by Bill Hirschman

As the writer with 28 best-selling mystery novels, James Grippando is usually focused on whodunits. But the Florida author is about to see the world premiere of his first playscript, Watso…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 10:42PM

New ‘West Side Story’ Has Winning Strengths, But Weaknesses Too by Bill Hirschman

The West Side Story from the Prather family’s new Broadway Palm series at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center has so much to praise, yet, joins local productions to underscore how there…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 10:42PM

Electric Dreams: The Musical by Arts Review

Based on Rusty Lemorande’s classic 80s film, Electric Dreams, Music Theatre Melbourne presents the new stage production, Electric Dreams: The Musical at Gasworks Arts Park this November. E…

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Review: ‘Einstein’s Dreams,’ Adapted and Muddled in a New Musical by Laura Collins-Hughes

Alan Lightman’s novel loses its charm in Joanne Sydney Lessner and Joshua Rosenblum’s show, which lacks a sense of a sure artistic voice.

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Pumpgirl by Joseph Pisano

Told as a series of alternating, interlocking monologues, there is a "Rashomon"-esque quality to "Pumpgirl" that grows more obvious as the play's story comes into focus. Not only do the rela…

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‘A Christmas Carol’ Review: God Rest Ye Merry, Plutocrats by Ben Brantley

This lively reimagining of Dickens’s yuletide perennial, written by Jack Thorne, returns the story’s social conscience to center stage.

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People You Should Know . . . Daniel Diaz by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jon Burklund) Daniel Diaz creates performance works from a queer male perspective to inform audiences and bring clarity on social-political injustices through storytelling, burlesq…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:03PM

A Christmas Carol review at Lyceum Theatre, New York – ‘an atmospheric, enveloping staging’ by Nicole Serratore

Jack Thorne’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol does not reinvent Charles Dickens’ festive fable but it delivers an enjoyable holiday experience complete

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A Christmas Carol on Broadway is dreary and delightful, as Dickens intended it to be: Review by Ruth Kinane

Audience members headed to the Lyceum Theater in New York City for A Christmas Carol should beware: Your holiday spirit is about to be tested. But by story’s end, it’ll shine all the bri…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 10:00PM

‘A Christmas Carol’ Broadway Review: Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin & LaChanze Raise The Spirits In Vivid Telling by Greg Evans

There’s an abundance of treats offered by director Matthew Warchus’ staging of A Christmas Carol – like Andrea Martin dressed as a Victorian caroler mingling with the audience at Broad…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:00PM

A Christmas Carol by Sandi Durell

  By Meredith Ganzman   Bring napkins and tissues to the new Broadway musical, A Christmas Carol. The first because the cast members, who are not playing holiday music before the show begi…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:00PM

Review: An inventive ‘Christmas Carol’ tugs at the heartstrings by Charles Isherwood

If you don’t respond with a moist eye and a swelling heart to “A Christmas Carol,” Charles Dickens’ classic tale of a miser’s spiritual redemption, I wouldn’t go so far as to cal…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

It’s Annual Appeal Time?! My Papercuts Still Haven’t Healed From Last Year’s Envelop Stuff-A-Thon by Joe Patti

As Thanksgiving approaches, your anxiety level may be rising at the prospect of spending uncomfortable meals with relatives, engaging in an even shorter official Christmas shopping season th…

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A Christmas Carol: God Blast Ye, Merry Gentlemen by Bob Verini

★★★★ Jack Thorne, Matthew Warchus, and Charles Dickens insist that we Scrooges mend our selfish ways, with joyful stagecraft to pull us along The post A Christmas Carol: God Blast Ye…

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A Christmas Carol: Spooked By the Past by Michael Sommers

★★★ A chilly Campbell Scott plays Scrooge in a grim rendition of the holiday classic The post A Christmas Carol: Spooked By the Past appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Confidence (and The Speech) at Theatre Row by Maya Avisar

    by Marcina Zaccaria   The debate floor is appropriately aged, with the orange curtains and the enormous IBM Selectric typewriters are set for Confidence (and The Speech), a play about…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:30PM

Sustainable Theatre with Rhiannon Irving by Jennifer Hughes

Over the last twelves months sustainability and global warming have been at the forefront of our minds and the media but what does this mean for the Theatre? In a notoriously disposable indu…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:18PM
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

10 Things Every Shakespeare Fan Is Grateful For This Thanksgiving by Performerstuff

10 Things Every Shakespeare Fan Is Grateful For This Thanksgiving Written by Rose Helsinger 11/24/19 It’s that time of year for family, food, and being thankful for everything we love…

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You & I, confirms exclusive season at the 2020 Midsumma Festival by Peter J Snee

Proudly supported by Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne’s premier Southside Arts Hub, international award-winning company Casus Circus bring their much anticipated and exclusive season, You &am…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:32PM

Free centenary year concert by Peter J Snee

Join the acclaimed Sydney Philharmonia Choirs for a FREE early-morning open-air acapella concert in one of Australia’s most beautiful and iconic locations to celebrate the official launch …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 08:18PM

& Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre review - the Bard with dancefloor bangers by Sam Marlowe

The heroine seizes the mic in this Shakespeare-inspired jukebox musical It’s bright, it’s brash, it’s a gazillion times camper than Christmas: but is it such stuff as theatrical hits a…

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"The Spirit of Ensemble is Togetherness." by Mo Brady

by Marialena Rago Kimberly Marable (Photo by Roberto Araujo…

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Einstein’s Dreams ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons November 20, 2019: Alan Lightman is an American physicist who has served on the faculties of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research has foc…

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Taking to the stage to turn out the vote with ‘CONFIDENCE (and The Speech)’ at Theatre Row by Deb Miller

President Jimmy Carter’s farsighted and cautionary “malaise speech” on the disastrous effects of unchecked climate change on the future of our planet, and the concurrent movement to ra…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:00PM

A Grim ‘Christmas Carol’ Won’t Let You Forget Its Social Justice Message by David Cote

Just try to leave the theater with dry eyes.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre presents PLAYlist 2019 by Arts Review

PLAYlist is Red Stitch’s annual site-specific spectacle of music and new writing. Join the Red Stitch ensemble and an extraordinary line-up of guest artists for a one-night-only celebratio…

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BSO performs US premiere of Lera Auerbach’s ‘Eve’s Lament – O Flowers, That Never Will Grow’ this week in Baltimore and Bethesda by Whitney Fishburn

Now that this summer’s drama surrounding the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s financial woes has quieted, at least for now, we can focus on the significant contributions our home state orc…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:54PM

A Christmas Carol Broadway Review: Dicken’s Tale with Campbell Scott as Scrooge, Andrea Martin and LaChanze as Ghosts, food assaults, and real snow by New York Theater

Who knew that “A Christmas Carol” could be so dangerous! The assaults begin even before the first line of dialogue in the new, charming if overlong, and extraordinarily well-designed Bro…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 07:46PM

Mulgrew and Faridany Shine Brightly in ‘The Half-Life of Marie Curie’ by Matthew Wexler

Renowned scientist Marie Curie and radical engineer Hertha Ayrton's friendship comes to life in a new play written for Audible through its Emerging Playwrights Fund. The post Mulgrew and Far…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:33PM

Theater in brief: Weird Sisters Project names new producers to two-year terms by ArtsATL Staff

For the third time in its eight-year history, the Weird Sisters Theatre... The post Theater in brief: Weird Sisters Project names new producers to two-year terms appeared first on ARTS ATL.

SOURCE: ArtsATL at 07:24PM

One Of The Secret Weapons In The Struggle Against Apartheid: Zulu Radio Dramas by Artsjournal1

The cliché is that the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s apartheid-era Radio Bantu churned out nothing but propaganda to bolster the government’s racial separation policies. That…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

A Deaf, Mixed-Race Dancer Finds Her Dream Role In ‘For Colored Girls …’ by Artsjournal1

Ntozake Shange didn’t write the role of the Lady in Purple in her “choreopoem” for a deaf performer, but she happily approved casting Alexandria Wailes in the current New York revival.…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

K-Pop, Bollywood, And Turkish Soap Operas: Why American Pop Culture No Longer Rules The World by Artsjournal1

“These are all cultural products set firmly in the realm of values. They are not concerned with which billionaire son inherits his father’s empire, but rather focus on ordinary people st…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

This Year’s Classical Nominations For Grammys by Artsjournal

Andrew Norman’s “Sustain” earned Grammy nominations in two key categories: contemporary classical composition, where composer Norman will square off against Julia Wolfe, Caroline Shaw …

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

Meet The World’s Oldest Living Drag Queen by Artsjournal1

Even at age 89, Walter Cole dons a sequined gown and frizzy wig four nights a week to perform as Darcelle XV. And he does it at his own bar, which he opened with his first wife a few years a…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

New Study: Here’s How AI Will Impact Your Job (And Whether You’ll Still Have One) by Artsjournal

“Fully 740 out of the 769 occupational descriptions Michael Webb analyzed contain a capability pair match with AI patent language, meaning at least one or more of its tasks could potential…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

West Virginia Public Library Removes Gay Storybook; Author And Publisher Hit Back by Artsjournal1

“Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack was pulled from West Virginia’s Upshur County public library earlier this week, according to local press reports, after a local church minister calle…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

We’re Facing A Collapse Of Information by Artsjournal

We are currently facing a new systemic collapse, one that has built far more swiftly but poses potent risks for all of humanity: the collapse of the information ecosystem. We see it play out…

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What The Rise Of Tweets And Emojis Did Has (And Hasn’t) Done To Literature by Artsjournal1

“Not even 20 years ago we mostly read about things in lag, on thin slices of tree, whereas now we do — well, this, whatever this is. Yet instead of technology superannuating literature o…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

Wall Street’s Charging Bull Sculpture Is Being Moved. The Artist Is Unhappy by Artsjournal

“I feel very disappointed about the way my sculpture is treated, with nothing but contempt and not the appreciation that should be, since Charging Bull became one of the most visited attra…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

Today’s Portraits “See” Their Subjects In A Non-Traditional Way by Artsjournal

Phil Kennicott: “The work done by these contemporary portraits is more fundamental. They are about seeing other people, rather than saving them. We are challenged simply to accept their ex…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

Police Raids Across Europe Seize 10,000 Antiquities, Make 23 Arrests by Artsjournal

“The large number of arrests and objects seized hints at the massive scale and global reach of the international trade in illicit artifacts,” says Tess Davis, executive director of the A…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

LA’s MoCA Is Making Admission Free. It’s Not So Easy, It Turns Out by Artsjournal

MOCA revealed plans to go free at its annual benefit in May, a switch made possible with a $10-million gift from board President Carolyn Powers. So why did the change take eight months to ma…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

How Margaret Atwood Became A Global Superstar by Artsjournal

It’s remarkable that Atwood, who turned eighty in November, has reached this crest after spending six decades writing into an ever-shifting cultural landscape. When she was starting out, w…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

Ian Williams wins $100,000 2019 Giller Prize by Artsjournal

“Reproduction” is set in Brampton and explores the nature of family — both blood relatives and chosen family. The writing, as reviewers expect from Williams, is beautiful — he’s wr…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

I Like Traditional Opera. But What Does That Really Mean? by Artsjournal

“Over the years I’ve had many opportunities to question people gently about their personal identification and tastes in operas and opera productions. And it turns out that traditionalist…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:18PM

Reflections on a terrifying role: Susan Rome talks about ‘becoming’ Louise Nevelson in Edward Albee’s ‘Occupant’ at Theater J by Ravelle Brickman

When Susan Rome bats her eyelashes—as she often does in Edward Albee’s Occupant, now at Theater J—she becomes Louise Nevelson, the iconic sculptor whose life and work were inseparable.…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:17PM

Stunt Dog Experience show ready to blow Bay Area minds by Randy McMullen

Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience brings its eye-popping, heartwarming show to Palo Alto and Livermore.

SOURCE: San Jose Mercury News at 07:11PM

& Juliet review – pop mogul Max Martin's bizarre jukebox bonanza by Michael Billington

Shaftesbury theatre, LondonSongs of the prolific Swedish tunesmith are shoehorned into a silly Shakespeare-derived story for this misguided West End musical Romeo and Juliet, the starting po…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:03PM

Einstein’s Dreams: Love and Science Merge, with Relative Success by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ A new musical (based on the novel) casts the iconic genius as a romantic lead The post Einstein’s Dreams: Love and Science Merge, with Relative Success appeared first on New Y…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Arts Centre Melbourne announce Midsumma Festival season by Gabi Bergman

Arts Centre Melbourne is thrilled to present a kaleidoscope of life-affirming performances and events as part of Midsumma Festival 2020 in January and February. The diverse line-up will feat…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:50PM

And Juliet review, Shaftesbury Theatre: A gloriously silly, unexpectedly poignant production by Alexandra Pollard, Alexandra Pollard

Built around the powerhouse-pop of songwriting savant Max Martin, the jukebox musical imagines a world where Shakespeare's Juliet survived

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:48PM

Montalvo Arts Center receives $1 million matching gift: Pizarro by Sal Pizarro

The $2 million fundraising goal would go toward the 107-year-old Villa in Saratoga to its original splendor, Montalvo Arts Center executive director Angela McConnell says.

SOURCE: San Jose Mercury News at 06:43PM

A dramatised reading of Shackleton’s Carpenter by Peter J Snee

From the producer of such memorable productions as Freud’s Last Session, Howie the Rookie, Blonde Poison, The Time Machine and Lip Service, comes a different experience – a dramatised re…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:40PM

Profile: Lili Roquelin Goes Deep With Songwriting and a Pop-Rock Career by Rich Monetti

Lili Roquelin began writing and performing music at a very young age. Her guitar playing father was certainly an influence but the French-born singer/songwriter had no intention of staying h…

SOURCE: NiteLifeExchange at 06:39PM

Tune In to PBS This Friday for The Public Theater's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

For the first time in over 40 years, The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare In The Park will be broadcast on PBS' Great Performances, furthering our mission to make Shakespeare accessible to …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:30PM

Arts commission director Felicia Shaw resigns abruptly by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shaw had been top staffer at Regional Arts Commission since 2015

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:12PM

& Juliet review at Shaftesbury Theatre, London – ‘the apotheosis of the jukebox musical’ by Tim Bano

If you were to attempt to explain the concept of & Juliet to anyone, it would be very easy to make the

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 06:00PM
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

‘Pumpgirl’ Review: Gas for Sale but Dreams on Hold by Jose Solís

An exquisite Irish Repertory Theater revival captures a trio of lost souls aching to connect in their constricting small town.

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Gavin Lee, Sierra Boggess, and More to Star in Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol

The Actors Fund will present a one-night-only concert presentation of the Jule Styne-Bob Merrill holiday classic.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 05:48PM

Review: The Velveteen Rabbit at Adventure Theatre MTC by Alan Katz

The best and worst part of toddlers is their Big Feelings. Just the morning of me writing this piece, my toddler (who we call The Shark) has displayed righteous indignation at not being allo…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 05:24PM

Review: Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra gets a lusty, lively staging at ASC by Tim Treanor

Antony and Cleopatra is Shakespeare’s saga of love and war, in which — spoiler alert — war wins. Our situation is this: Julius Caesar has been assassinated and, after some skirmishing,…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 05:24PM

Review: Matilda The Musical at NextStop Theatre by Mercedes Hesselroth

Despite being one of the last books Roald Dahl ever wrote, Matilda has remained one of the British author’s highest-selling works. Even so, The Guardian notes a significant jump in Matilda…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 05:24PM

Unprecedented: The Right To Offend

Which publication gave us our "right to lampoon"? Hustler Magazine.

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Scotland, PA & 10 Other Musicals Based on Shakespeare Plays

See how Shakespeare has directly influenced these Tony and Olivier Award-winning musicals.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 05:10PM

Broadway Album Grammy nominees announced by Gabi Bergman

Yesterday the 2020 Grammy Award nominations were announced. 5 cast recordings have been featured in the Best Musical Theatre Album category, including music from Harry Potter and the Cursed…

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:06PM

Evan Yionoulis elected executive board president of SDC by Caitlin Huston

Evan Yionoulis has been elected executive board president of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Yionoulis is an Obie Award-winning director, who was recently appointed the Richa…

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THE LAST MATCH (Lantern): Set points by Jessica Foley

Playwright Anna Ziegler drops us deep into an intricate game of high-stakes tennis

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

In Akhnaten at the Met, a Pharaoh Juggles Revolution

Director Phelim McDermott stages a grand revival of the Philip Glass opera.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 04:54PM

Odds & Ends: Sierra Boggess & Gavin Lee to Star in Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Benefit & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Sierra Boggess & Gavin Lee to Star in Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Benefit A talented group of stage stars have signed on …

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Beckett comes to the Old Fitz by Peter J Snee

To close their highly successful and diverse 2019 season at the Old Fitz Theatre, Red Line Productions presents a Samuel Beckett classic, Krapp’s Last Tape, playing from 26 November to 14 …

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 04:44PM

La Jolla Season to Include Pre-Broadway Run of ‘Lempicka’ by American Theatre Editors

The musical about the life of the famed Polish painter will be directed by Tony winner Rachel Chavkin.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:44PM

Studies Show Big Impact of Small Theatres in NY, Chicago by American Theatre Editors

Among their findings: that New York's small theatres and Chicago's storefronts are billion-dollar economic drivers as well as cultural hotbeds.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:40PM

See Lesli Margherita, Sergio Trujillo, and More Honor Stephen Schwartz and Kelly Devine at 2019 NYMF Benefit by Nathan Skethway

The November 18 event also featured a special performance by Schwartz.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:30PM

Inside the Launch of the 3rd Edition of Thomas Schumacher’s How Does the Show Go On? by Marc J. Franklin

Members of the Broadway community came out to celebrate at Sardi’s November 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Patti Murin and Colin Donnell to Star in Hallmark Winterfest Movie Love on Iceland by Logan Culwell-Block

The married Broadway favorites are currently filming on location.

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Keala Settle to Appear in Upcoming Film All My Life by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee and The Greatest Showman star is part of a cast that also includes Jessica Rothe and Harry Shum Jr.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:10PM

What the Constitution Means to Me, Bhangra Musical, Lauren Yee Premiere Join Lempicka in New La Jolla Season by Ryan McPhee

California's La Jolla Playhouse revealed four of its six titles that will comprise the 2020–2021 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM

Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ pours on the showmanship by Thomas Floyd

Jacob Scott Tischler’s Cosmo Brown steals the show in a safe but crowd-pleasing staging of the iconic musical.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 04:03PM

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2020 Season, Including WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, LEMPICKA and More

La Jolla Playhouse announces four of six productions for its 2020/2021 season, including the world premieres of Bhangin' It, book by Mike Lew (Tiger Style!) and Rehana Lew Mirza (DNA New Wor…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:01PM
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night of A CHRISTMAS CAROL- Live at 5:30pm!

The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, opens on Broadway tonight, November 20, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Playwright Jack Thorne and director Matthew Wa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:59PM

Watch an Exclusive Performance of Bob Dylan's ‘True Love Tends to Forget’ From Girl From the North Country by Roberto Araujo

The musical begins performances February 7, 2020, at the Belasco Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Concert Review: Henry Purcell Society — The Delights of Going Mad by Nate Beyer

The Henry Purcell Society proves that playing mad can be a lot of fun. The post Concert Review: Henry Purcell Society — The Delights of Going Mad appeared first on The Arts Fuse.

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BWW Album Review: Ghostlight Records and The Civilians Kick Off THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION with Three Gems

Prolific theatrical songwriter Micheal Friedman died at age 41 from AIDS related complications in 2017, leaving many bereft as the theater community recognized his vibrant creativity was snu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:53PM

Flight Deck arts venue in Oakland faces uncertain future by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Flight Deck performing arts space in Oakland will close in March after Ragged Wing Ensemble moves out -- unless someone takes it over.

SOURCE: San Jose Mercury News at 03:53PM

Celebrate Jeremy Jordan's Birthday With This Look at His Career by Playbill Staff

The Smash and Newsies star was born November 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:49PM

Photo Flash: Christopher Meloni, Tate Donovan and More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Groundlings Theatre

Celebrity Autobiography returns to LA to the renowned Groundlings Theater direct from a successful limited run on Broadway. This is the critically acclaimed, international smash-hit comedy (…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:48PM

Photo Coverage: Thomas Schumacher and Friends Celebrate Release of HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?

On November 19, 2019, friends and industry colleagues gathered at Sardi's to celebrate the release of the new edition of Thomas Schumacher's book, 'HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?' BroadwayWorld is…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:22PM

Win a Chance to Meet David Byrne at AMERICAN UTOPIA

Once in awhile, various things one has been working on for years have an opportunity to converge, separate strands meet, and it all falls into place. As if they'd always been meant to come t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:20PM

Riane Konc wants to help you Build Your Own Christmas Movie Romance by Matthew Sigur

The choose-your-own-adventure-style parody features all the best tropes and treats of made-for-TV holiday specials. 'Tis the season for cheesy, made-for-TV holid…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

HowlRound Twitter Chat by Howlround Theatre Commons, Madeline Sayet

By HowlRound Theatre Commons, Madeline Sayet. Theatremakers, companies, institutions, and communities: How are you responding to the history and present reality of colonization and occupatio…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:59PM

Theater Review: LINDIWE (Steppenwolf) by Lawrence Bommer

THE PLOT THIN-ENS Can lightning strike thrice? Over two decades later, it’s happened again — a third collaboration between author/director Eric Simonson and the world-famous, nine-member…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 02:40PM

Inside Opening Night of The Half-Life of Marie Curie Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The new Lauren Gunderson play, presented by Audible, opened at the Minetta Lane Theatre November 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:37PM

André De Shields, Annaleigh Ashford, Jake Gyllenhaal Set for John Mulaney Show

In John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch, the comedian "hilariously tackles grown-up topics with his kid pals."

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:36PM

Casts of Hadestown, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, More Sing on Carols for a Cure: Volume 21 by Dan Meyer

The 18-track holiday album benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Production Photos from Bedlam's THE CRUCIBLE

BEDLAM's production of Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE opens Off-Broadway at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th Street) tomorrow, Thursday, November 21. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:21PM

Livestreaming the Caribbean Theatre Project

By . The Martin E.

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Back to the Diner! See Katharine McPhee Prep for Waitress Return by Lindsey Sullivan

Let her be your star—again! As previously reported, Katharine McPhee is getting ready to head back to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to reprise her performance as Jenna in the Sara Bareilles …

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The Man Behind the Mask: Meet Andrew Nelson, The Phantom of the Opera’s Dresser by Lindsey Sullivan

Ben Crawford in The Phantom of the Opera (Photo by Matthew Murphy) Broadway’s longest-running show The Phantom of the Opera centers on a mysterious masked man who haunts the Paris Opera …

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See Thomas Schumacher Celebrate the Release of the Latest Edition of How Does the Show Go On? with Disney's Brightest Stars by

As president of Disney Theatrical Productions and chairman of the Broadway League, Thomas Schumacher has a wealth of knowledge about what makes the Great White Way tick. He has chosen to spr…

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Fires in the Mirror Receives Third & Final Extension at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Signature Theatre has announced a final extension to its new staging of Anna Deavere Smith's solo play Fires in the Mirror. The off-Broadway production, which stars Michael Benjamin Washing…

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Bedlam's THE CRUCIBLE Opens Tomorrow at the Connelly Theater

BEDLAM's production of Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE opens Off-Broadway at the Connelly Theater (220 E. 4th Street) tomorrow, Thursday, November 21. 

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Look Back at Jan Maxwell's Stage Career by Playbill Staff

The late, Tony-nominated star was born November 20.

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What Small Theater Does for New York? A Lot, Study Finds by Michael Paulson

Playhouses and troupes beyond Broadway generate $584 million in economic benefit. But dependence on volunteer labor is high.

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My ‘Face Is My Voice’: A Deaf Dancer Lands Her Dream Role by Gia Kourlas

Alexandria Wailes deftly weaves choreography and American Sign Language in Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls.”

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Inside the 2019 Thespians Go Hollywood Gala Honoring Bernadette Peters by Nathan Skethway

The annual event supporting school theatre featured performances by Megan Hilty, Matthew Morrison, Brandy, and more.

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Signature Theatre's FIRES IN THE MIRROR Announces Final Extension Through December 22

Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) has announced that its sold-out production of Fires in the Mirror, written by MacArthur fellow Anna Dea…

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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 20 November by Hira

We unveil newly announced cast for Leopoldstadt, Amy Herzogs' 4000 Miles, Peter Nichols: A Celebration and a first look at Mike Lew's, Teenage Dick. The post London Theatre News Today: Wedn…

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Fires in the Mirror, Starring Michael Benjamin Washington, Extends Off-Broadway Again by Olivia Clement

Saheem Ali directs the Anna Deavere Smith play at Signature Theatre.

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BEETLEJUICE Joins BroadwayCon 2020 MainStage Lineup

BroadwayCon announced today BEETLEJUICE has joined the MainStage lineup at BroadwayCon 2020. As part of MainStage programming, the BEETLEJUICE Spotlight session will feature members of the c…

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Baby Reindeer: As a woman sitting there, I didn’t think it was good enough by Lou Waller

Bush Theatre’s Baby Reindeer certainly courted controversy with its depiction of a man dealing with a stalker, pushed to the limit. After friends, Lou and Toby saw the production they were…

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HADESTOWN, BEETLEJUICE and More Featured on Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Annual Holiday Album

For over twenty years, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' holiday CD, Broadway's Carols for a Cure, has been a staple of every theatre-lover's wish list. The beloved series pairs casts from …

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Fire-ravaged La Mama theatre ready to rebuild after raising $3.1m by Jane Howard

After a catastrophic fire gutted the building, Melbourne’s theatre community banded together to resurrect one of its most prized spaces When Betty Burstall, a young Melbourne teacher, put …

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‘A mesmerising show that reveals just how far humans can push their bodies’: LA CLIQUE – Leicester Square Spiegeltent ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Sexy, naughty, playful and energetic, La Clique makes a welcome return to London to make for perfect alternative festive entertainment.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Eileen Atkins & Timothée Chalamet to Star in 4000 Miles at London's Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Amy Herzog's Pulitzer-finalist drama 4000 Miles will receive a starry new staging at London's Old Vic next year. Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalamet will headline the two-hander, to be dir…

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David Byrne & the Cast of American Utopia Offer Up a Lively Performance on The Tonight Show by

American Utopia is a Broadway sensation. The new theatrical performance piece based on David Byrne's album has been playing to excited crowds nightly since performances began last month at …

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Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, Ain't Too Proud, and More Score Grammy Nominations

Barbara Streisand, Beyoncé, and others are also nominated in other nonmusical theater categories.

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See Annaleigh Ashford, Michael Urie, and More at A Bright Room Called Day Opening

Nikki M. James, Crystal Lucas-Perry, and more star in the Public Theater's new revival of Tony Kushner's play.

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Educational Theatre Foundation Raises More Than $180,000 for Theatre Education at Event Honoring Bernadette Peters by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual event featured performances from Peters, Cheyenne Jackson, and Megan Hilty, and more.

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Making a Musical – Episode 3 by Jared Goudsmit

Rehearsal adrenaline The post Making a Musical – Episode 3 appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Gavin Lee and Sierra Boggess Will Star in Concert Version of Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol by Andrew Gans

The performance, also featuring Claybourne Elder, Kyle Selig, Jennifer Cody, and more, will benefit The Actors Fund.

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Tell Us In 10: Henry Shields by Kitty Underwood

This week in Tell Us In 10, we have Mischief Theatre's very own Henry Shields, currently starring in their new production; Groan Ups. The post Tell Us In 10: Henry Shields appeared first on …

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Review: ‘Soul of a Nation’ at de Young a powerful look at frontlines of black history by Robert Taylor, Correspondent

"Soul of a Nation" at SF's de Young Museum serves up powerful look at "The Art of Black Power."

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Sierra Boggess and Gavin Lee to Star in One-Night-Only Concert Presentation of MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL

The Actors Fund in association with Dreamworks Theatricals, Classic Media and Margaret Styne will present a one-night only concert presentation of the holiday classic Mr. Magoo's Christmas C…

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Cynthia Erivo is a live wire in the heart of a Harriet Tubman biopic

Facing down a monstrous system with quiet fury, Erivo is a 5ft force of nature in Kasi Lemmons’s film

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Theatres join up to demand young people’s entitlement to drama in education by Georgia Snow

Theatres including the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court and the Almeida are among organisations calling for all children to be entitled to

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Liz Stevenson announces inaugural Theatre By the Lake season by Giverny Masso

Liz Stevenson has announced her first season as artistic director at Keswick’s Theatre By the Lake, which features five world premieres. Highlights

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Andrew Onwubolu’s Blue Story is a powerful tale of gang violence

Following a YouTube hit, the London rapper and film-maker known as Rapman is one to watch

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Mia Wasikowska and Damon Herriman star in riotous feminist comedy Judy and Punch

Life and art collide in Mirrah Foulkes’ dark twist on the puppeteer’s tale

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ABC to Air CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Featuring Kristin Chenoweth on December 3

“CMA Country Christmas” is set to air Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9/8c on the ABC Television Network. Trisha Yearwood hosts and performs during the holiday special. In addition to Yearwood, t…

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Robert Armstrong: Co-Star of Kong by Trav S.D.

Of his nearly 200 screen roles, Robert Armstrong (1890-1973) is known today almost enirely for one. But what a one! Armstrong was born in Saginaw, Michigan where his father and uncle operate…

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651 ARTS, Under New Leadership, Unveils 2020 Season Highlights by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn hub for artistic innovation is a home for artists across the African Diaspora.

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Why Is Josh Gad’s Idina Menzel Impression Cockney? by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee and voice of Frozen 2’s Olaf does his best to emulate the Rent and Wicked star.

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People ask me all the time what a Producer actually does. My new answer?  I get people in a room. That’s it! I get Writers in a room.  I get Directors in a room.  I get Actors in a room…

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Tragedy in Blue: A Review of Lindiwe at Steppenwolf Theatre Company by Ben Kaye

In showcasing black and African culture stripped of any specificity, the question posed by this production becomes: who is this really for?

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

The Subtext: From Prison to Performing With Lee Edward Colston II by American Theatre Editors

The former prison guard-turned-actor discusses how he found his writing voice, and how your biggest advocates can come from the most unexpected places.

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Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Park Avenue Armory, Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

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

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Blackface and Fu Manchu moustaches: does ballet have a race problem? by Lyndsey Winship

From the Chinese scene in Nutcracker to the Moor in Petrushka, are some ballets now offensively outdated? We ask big names in dance if they should be preserved, changed – or binned It’s …

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Sian Polhill-Thomas: Dyslexic actors like me deserve a fair chance at cold-read auditions by Sian Polhill-Thomas

On the first day of my acting degree, back in 2001, the head of acting gathered all 30 new students into the

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Katharine McPhee Greets the Press Ahead of Her Return to Broadway’s Waitress by Marc J. Franklin

The American Idol and Smash star once more joins the Sara Bareilles musical November 25.

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In Evolution, Carlos Acosta plays a mockney geezer to the sound of the Rolling Stones

Acosta Danza company’s latest touring programme comes to Sadler’s Wells, London

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Dance Review: “Object.” — Objectifying Women, Intensely by Jessica Lockhart

We are immersed for 70-minutes in a powerful evocation of the destructive culture created by men who treat women as sex objects. The post Dance Review: “Object.” — Objectifying Women, …

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Casting Complete for World Premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt by Dan Meyer

The play begins performances January 25, 2020, at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London.

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Next Democratic Debate to Address Candidates' Favorite Mama Rose by Broadway Beat

by Brendan Leonard. @brennylen. WASHINGTON, D. C. - CNN reports that the upcoming Democratic Presidential Debate will nix the usual topics of health care, gun control and the economy for wha…

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Björk’s most elaborate stage concert yet falls flat

The Icelandic singer’s Cornucopia tour fails to fill the space of London’s O2 Arena despite lavish visuals and a video message from Greta Thunberg

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Hamilton and The Great Comet’s Denée Benton Will Join Christine Baranski and Cynthia Nixon in HBO’s The Gilded Age by Andrew Gans

The drama hails from Tony nominee and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes.

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World performing arts capital to boost alliances and output by Nick Awde

The selected city will host events and be twinned with another metropolis, reports Nick Awde The International Theatre Institute is launching the

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‘A highly polished, energised show’: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change – Chiswick Playhouse ★★★★ by Amy Toledano

Updated from its original form which premiered in New York in 1996, this revue-style show follows various couples as they navigate their way through dating, relationships and love.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

John Leguizamo incorporates new lessons into his ‘Latin History for Morons’ by Thomas Floyd

The actor brings his reworked his one-man show to the National Theatre.

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What Does Barbra Streisand Think of Kristin Chenoweth’s Cover of ‘The Way We Were’? by Dan Meyer

The Wicked star also revealed the best and worst parts of working on Broadway while on Watch What Happens Live.

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Broadway's Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey Welcome Their First Child by Playbill Staff

The baby news was shared on Instagram November 19.

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Conviction Of Picasso’s Former Electrician And Wife For Hoarding Stolen Art Confirmed by Artsjournal1

“Pierre and Danielle Le Guennec were first given two-year suspended terms in 2015 after being convicted of possession of stolen goods over the huge trove of works by Picasso, including nin…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 10:42AM

Alone Among Australia’s Big Arts Festivals, Adelaide Refuses To Engage With Country’s Past And Present by Artsjournal1

“Perth and Sydney have recognised [their responsibilities] by commissioning diverse local artists working in diverse forms. These festivals are engaging with their place in contemporary cu…

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The Met Museum’s New Director Is Moving It In A More Multi-Discipline, Multiethnic Direction by Artsjournal1

Says Max Hollein, “Art cannot solely be perceived in regard to its beauty and craftsmanship. You also have to evaluate it in light of its political messages. … If you have one of the gre…

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$80 Million: Chicago Storefront Theater’s Contribution To Local Economy by Artsjournal1

“What of the storefronts, those famous Chicago institutions where a full house can mean 80 people and where artists frequently toil for little or even no compensation? Can they claim a sig…

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Princess Who Saved Cambodian Classical Dance, Norodom Buppha Devi, Dead At 76 by Artsjournal1

The daughter of the late King Sihanouk. she began dancing at age 5; by age 16, she was a leader of the royal dance company and a mainstay of Cambodian cultural diplomacy. She fled the countr…

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After 19-Year-Ban, Opera Returns To Turkmenistan by Artsjournal1

The country’s first post-Soviet president, the autocratic and eccentric Sapurmurat Niyazov, banned opera in 2001 as “incompatible with Turkmen mentality.” His successor (and former den…

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Why the Grand Central Holiday Fair Should Be Your One-Stop Shopping Excursion This Season by Playbill Staff

Since 1993 the indoor fair has provided discerning shoppers with beautiful, custom gifts for their friends and loved ones.

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Rising Above the Pack by Mo Brady

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Review by Mo Brady …

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Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, Ain't Too Proud & More Earn Grammy Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations were announced on November 20 for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. Four Broadway musicals and one Broadway play are in the running in the category of Best Musical Theater Album, wi…

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Life Is a Cabaret! Look Back at the Kander and Ebb Classic on Its 53rd Anniversary by Playbill Staff

The groundbreaking musical opened on Broadway November 20, 1966.

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Composers Largely Left Out Of Grammy Noms As Broadway Cast Albums Feature Reworked Oldies by Greg Evans

The Grammys took a fairly expansive sweep with this morning’s nominations for Best Musical Theater Album, The Motown sound, Rodgers & Hammerstein, the folk-rock music of Anaïs Mitchel…

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Watch the Cast of David Byrne’s American Utopia Perform ‘Road to Nowhere’ by Dan Meyer

The Talking Heads frontman also taught Jimmy Fallon a few Broadway dance moves.

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Review: An enchanted evening with Telly Leung at the Trust Cabaret by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The CMU grad and star of Broadway’s “Aladdin” returns to Pittsburgh with a jazzy set of Broadway and pop standards.

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 10:18AM

Read Reviews for The Half-Life of Marie Curie by Playbill Staff

The new Lauren Gunderson play, presented by Audible, stars Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany.

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Review: Works, Sadler’s Wells by Joana Brito

Review: Works, Sadler's Wells4.0starsI find it really interesting when shows allow you to imagine who the characters may be, what their relationships are like, and what is happening to them.…

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Classical CD Reviews: Two Holiday Albums That Strike Like Thunderbolts by Susan Miron

These superbly produced -- and sung, played, and conducted -- holiday music albums are perfect stocking stuffers. The post Classical CD Reviews: Two Holiday Albums That Strike Like Thunderbo…

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Diary: How Billy Connolly once gave Traverse Theatre the willies with his DIY cocktail by Tabard

Over the years, Tabard has heard all kinds of stories about poor audience behaviour. A particular favourite is the lady who attempted

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch Idina Menzel’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Acceptance Speech by Andrew Gans

The Wicked Tony winner and her Frozen co-star Kristen Bell were honored November 19.

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Go Inside the Opening Night Celebration for A Bright Room Called Day Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Public Theater revival of the Tony Kushner play celebrated its opening night.

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Big Apple Circus by Barry Gordin

Big Apple Circus: Explodes with WOW! Acts and a Latino Beat By: Ellis Nassour November 20, 2019: The Big Apple Circus is back with its blue and white Big Top planted in Damrosch Park at…

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‘Hadestown,’ ‘Harry Potter’ and more receive Grammy nominations by Caitlin Huston

“Ain’t Too Proud,” “Hadestown,” “Moulin Rouge!” “Oklahoma!” and the music of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” composed by Imogen Heap, were nominated for Grammy Awa…

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What Did London Critics Think of Dear Evan Hansen in the West End? by Dan Meyer

The production opened at the Noël Coward Theatre November 19.

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“Lets Just Try To Stand In The Light Together.” by Mo Brady

by Vasthy Mompoint My friend Richard Riaz Yoder posted the following on social media: “Well it happened again. This tall silver fox that is in my acting class (he is really so hot) was tal…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by Susan Grace

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When Two Swings are Married by Mo Brady

by Jennifer Wolfe Jennifer Wolfe and Robert Walters …

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Timothée Chalamet and Eileen Atkins to Star in London Staging of 4000 Miles by Dan Meyer

Matthew Warchus will direct Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize finalist at the Old Vic.

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Another dismal TV debate

Format designed to do everything other than inform the public about political issues affecting their lives

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Ambition, Exhaustion, Evita by Victoria Cairl

“What’s new Buenos Aires?!” Eva Perone sings as she crosses the stage and in the latest take on “Evita” playing at New York City Center… Continue reading on Medium »

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Opinions: West Side Story Part One by JK

I'm not sure why it surprises me that cancel culture has come to Broadway, but it does. Theater has always had its harshest critics and most vehement fans. History has the shown that the Gre…

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Hadestown, Oklahoma!, More Cast Albums Receive 2020 Grammy Award Nominations by Logan Culwell-Block

The 62nd annual ceremony will be held January 26, 2020.

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‘Quintessential tale of survival against the odds’: TOUCHING THE VOID – West End by Aleks Sierz

David Greig's much-lauded mountaineering survival story fails to reach the dizzy heights.

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‘Shout Sister Shout!’ will have you dancing and shouting along to the little-known story of the godmother of rock ‘n’ roll by Crystal Paul

"Shout Sister Shout!" at Seattle Rep breathes life back into the legacy of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, whose guitar genius and eclectic fusion of blues, jazz, gospel, country, rhythm and blues, a…

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Ballet dancers unite to fight for fair pay – 25 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

November 24, 1994: The Stage recently reported claims of low pay from dancers in the touring version of Thriller Live, but 25

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Dance Top 5: December 2019 by Sharon Hoyer

December dance brings both big holiday spectacles and thought-provoking pieces in Steppenwolf's black box theater.

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“Involuntary” by Leon J Hilton

By Leon J Hilton. Leon J.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

I Interview Playwrights Part 1068: Alexis Scheer by Adam Szymkowicz

Alexis Scheer Hometown: Miami, Florida. Current Town: Boston, Massachusetts. Q:  Tell me about Our Dear Dead Drug Lord. A:  Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is a thriller about 4 teenage gir…


Timothée Chalamet to make London stage debut by Lanre Bakare

Call Me By Your Name star to appear in Amy Herzog’s 4,000 Miles at Old Vic theatre The Old Vic is bringing Timothée Chalamet to the London stage next spring in a production of 4,000 Mile…

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Acosta Danza review – Cuba moves in a new direction by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonCarlos Acosta’s Havana-based troupe makes no wrong steps in charming, evocative and sharply technical mixed bill It’s only three years since Cuban ballet star Car…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:42AM

CMBYN actor Timothee Chalamet to star in 4000 Miles at The Old Vic opposite Eileen Atkins

A new revival of Amy Herzog's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles has been announced and will run at London's Old Vic Theatre in April 2020. The production will star Call Me By Your Na…

SOURCE: London Theatre Direct at 08:40AM

The Glee Club revival to star Bill Ward

Richard Cameron’s hit play is set to return in 2020, produced by London’s Kiln Theatre along with Out of Joint and Cast. It will come to the off-West End theatre for a strictly limited …

SOURCE: London Theatre Direct at 08:25AM

NEWS: A Christmas Carol given Dickens-style staging at Hen and Chickens Theatre by Featured Content

Quintessential seasonal story A Christmas Carol will be staged as Charles Dickens would have performed it, in a solo production, when A (One-Man) Christmas Carol plays at The Hen & Chick…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by James Marino

SPONGEBOB’s Best Day Ever is December 7, BROADWAY goes on VACATION, Schreck has Ingenuity (we already knew that!), Vineyard’s next, Idina: east coast, west coast, holday inn… Nathan La…

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Fourth Monkey to introduce new acting degree and scrap audition fees by Ruth Comerford

Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company is to offer a new accelerated degree in acting and will waive audition fees from September 2020.

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Director Tinuke Craig: ‘Panto drives you – it wakes you up because it’s so energetic’ by Rosemary Waugh

She has tackled plays exploring trauma and state corruption, and now Tinuke Craig is turning her hand to a boldly re-imagined panto

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Digital tickets don’t suit all, and exclude many – your views, November 21 by The Stage

I couldn’t agree more with Michele Taylor’s views (Letters, November 14, p6) on how digital tickets could exclude disabled people from visiting

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The Play That Goes Wrong post-show video and photos: How do costumes add to Mischief Theatre’s global brand? by Terri Paddock

What part do costumes play in branding for The Play That Goes Wrong around the world? How are they made durable enough to survive eight performances a week of one of Theatreland's most physi…

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Land Without Dreams review at Gate Theatre, London – ‘a slippery thought experiment’ by Natasha Tripney

The house lights are up. The stage is bare. A woman enters the space. She smiles. She talks about the audience and

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Snapshot: Allegra Kent dances in George Balanchine’s Symphony in C by Terry Teachout

Allegra Kent, Conrad Ludlow, and the New York City Ballet dance the second movement of George Balanchine’s Symphony in C. The score is Georges Bizet’s Symphony in C, composed shortly a…

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Careers clinic: How do I keep a pantomime audience on side? by John Byrne

I’m about to start my first ever pantomime. I have already done a few children’s plays, but I have seen enough panto

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Almanac: W.H. Auden on living in New York by Terry Teachout

“In any modern city, a great deal of our energy has to be expended in not seeing, not hearing, not smelling. An inhabitant of New York who possessed the sensory acuteness of an African Bus…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:00AM

Lydia Wilson and Matthew Kelly shortlisted for 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards by Georgia Snow

Lydia Wilson, Louise Brealey, Matthew Kelly and Sule Rimi are among the actors nominated for the 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards. Kelly

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Dear West End Producer: ‘It’s been said it’s nigh impossible to make a living as a musical theatre writer – do you agree?’ by @westendproducer

It’s been said that it’s nigh impossible to make a living as a musical theatre writer – do you agree? @Lin_Manuel —

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Fur the record by Tony Peregrin

Furries aren’t all fetishists—they’re members of a supportive community who (sometimes) don costumes to feel more comfortable in their own skins. "It's not…

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Turning life lessons into a Korporate Bidness by Tyra Nicole Triche

"As long as I got YouTube and the latest iPhone, I'm Gucci." When you were in high school, did you ever sneak into a girl's house after school? And did her dad h…

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‘Best appreciated by students & Shakespeare enthusiasts’: MEASURE FOR MEASURE – Barbican Theatre ★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Greg Doran has translated the play’s Viennese setting to the 1900s, but while there has clearly been an imaginative attempt at a credible interpretation of the yarn, this production is ham…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Sean Mathias announced as artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor by Matthew Hemley

Bill Kenwright has appointed Sean Mathias as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor, in a move that aims to make

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Timothée Chalamet to make West End debut in 4000 Miles – how to get tickets by Adam White

Play was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama

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Designer Luis F Carvalho: ‘My first job taught me that you have to be selfless’ by John Byrne

My first set design job, which came straight after graduating from Wimbledon School of Art, was assisting Peter J Davison on Whistle Down the

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Lecturer Christine Handy: ‘Training needs to be more accessible to people with disabilities’ by John Byrne

How did you get into theatre? My love of the performing arts stems from my involvement in school plays and youth theatre.

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Full cast announced for UK premiere of Leopoldstadt

Final casting has been announced for the highly-anticipated world premiere of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt. Directed by Patrick Marber, the new stage play opens at Wyndham's Theatre in London…

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Obituary: Alistair Grant – lighting designer who worked on some of the defining shows of the last 40 years by Rob Halliday

Alistair Grant – ‘Ali Barrel’ to all who knew him, a nickname he enjoyed enough to take as his online address –

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Editor’s View: Lunchbox was a major international player – its collapse has big implications for the theatre industry by Alistair Smith

James Cundall might not be a name familiar to some UK-based readers, but he has been a key commercial player internationally for

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Einstein’s Dreams Opens Off-Broadway November 20 at 59E59 Theaters by Dan Meyer

The Band Visit’s Zal Owen stars as the engineering genius before he entered the cultural zeitgeist.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Obituary: William Talbot – prolific designer, prop maker and teacher by Michael Quinn

William ‘Bill’ Talbot played a key behind-the-scenes role in the emergence of the Welsh television and film production industry in the 1980s

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Dame Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalamet are coming to The Old Vic by Kitty Underwood

Timothée and Eileen will play the lead roles in Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominated play 4000 Miles from 16 April next year. The post Dame Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalame…

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Building David Byrne’s ‘Utopia,’ One Gray Suit at a Time by Darryn King

Bare feet, bare stage, roving musicians — and yes, those suits. Here’s what goes into every performance of the stylish Broadway concert “American Utopia.”

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Timothée Chalamet to star in 4000 Miles at the Old Vic by Ruth Comerford

Timothée Chalamet is set to star in 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog, as part of Matthew Warchus’ fifth season at the Old

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NEWS: Homeland’s Timothée Chalamet & Eileen Atkins star in the UK premiere of 4000 Miles at the Old Vic by Press Releases

The Old Vic has announced principal casting for Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles. Eileen Atkins and Homeland star Timothée Chalamet, making his London stage debut, ta…

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Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalamet Will Lead 4000 MILES at The Old Vic

This spring The Old Vic will present Amy Herzog's Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominated play 4000 Miles, directed by Matthew Warchus with Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalamet in the lead roles,…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a peek at a very unusual party with rehearsal images for Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis by Featured Content

It's officially party season, but the gathering in Charlotte Jones' award-winning comedy Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis is a little different. Take a look at the party preparations wit…

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The Green Room: Do you think Equity does enough to support its members? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​ Emily

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Up On The Marquee: THE ILLUSIONISTS - MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS Returns to Broadway

The Illusionists - Magic Of The Holidays will return to Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd Street) for a record fifth holiday season, playing from Friday, November 29, 2019 through S…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/20: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens on Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: A Christmas Carol opens on Broadway tonight, and more!

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

FIRST LOOK: Peek into the 50s hospital of new love story Bed Seven by Featured Content

Feeling down? Make these production images from new feelgood tale Bed Seven you medicine. Take a look, then book your tickets.

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Gary Wilmot: ‘TV left me despondent. Theatre came along and changed my life’ by Nick Clark

Discovered while working as a waiter in Benidorm, legendary light-entertainment star Gary Wilmot has had a hugely varied career as a pantomime

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‘A show that will have a long life in the West End’: DEAR EVAN HANSEN – West End ★★★★ by Luca Molinari

A suicide. A lie. The unexpected... Dear Evan Hansen is an entertaining - and filled with talent - show, that will have a long life in the West End. And this is not a lie.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Exclusive: UK-based international presenter of Phantom, Cats, War Horse and Matilda accused of £5m debt by Giverny Masso

Producers of some of the world’s biggest theatre shows claim to be owed more than £5 million by a series of companies

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NEWS: Full 41-strong cast announced for premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt by Press Releases

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Tom Stoppard’s new play Leopoldstadt.

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Madison School District – Executive Director of Madison Center for the Arts by Artsjournal

Madison School District in Phoenix, AZ seeks Executive Director for The Madison Center for the Arts. Apply now for this great opportunity!

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Midsumma reveals 2020 Festival Program by Arts Review

Australia’s premier 22-day queer arts experience, Midsumma Festival, has launched its 2020 program featuring 194 events, with over 5,000 culture-makers involved in events across 98 venues …

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Evita Review at New York City Center: A Feminist Spin with Two Evas by Jonathan Mandell

It’s surely pointless, four decades and two billion dollars after its debut, to rant about Evita, and silly to blame Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical canonization of the amoral historica…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 02:54AM

Congratulations, you played yourself: comics who fictionalise their lives by Rachael Healy

Larry David took the role of “Larry David” onscreen. But how close are such characters to real life? Three comics starring as versions of themselves reveal where they draw the line Fans …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:18AM

A Christmas Carol, Starring Campbell Scott, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

A new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story A Christmas Carol opens at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on November 20. The fresh production, headlined by veteran actor Campbell Scott…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Todrick Hall – Haus Party Tour by Peter J Snee

Todrick Hall is bringing his amazing new show to Australia and New Zealand in 2020! You’ve seen him on YouTube, you’ve seen him on RuPaul’s Drag Race, now it’s time to see him live o…

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Before by Lara Altunian

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Further reading 

Art-secured lending; seclusion rooms; short-selling bans; fishy support letters; and more.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Fifteen Men in a Smoke-Filled Room by Lara Altunian

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A gripping canter through the story of Troy at the British Museum

Troy: Myth and Reality takes in historical fact, legend and modern responses to the fable

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Confidence (and the Speech) Opens November 20 at Theatre Row Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

Susan Lambert Hatem’s play stars April Armstrong as U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

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Ashley Blanchet, Christopher Sieber, More Star in Paper Mill Playhouse’s Cinderella Beginning November 20 by Andrew Gans

The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical officially opens at the New Jersey venue November 24.

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Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, and LaChanze Star in Broadway’s A Christmas Carol, Opening November 20 by Andrew Gans

Matthew Warchus directs the new version of the holiday classic from Harry Potter playwright Jack Thorne.

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Come From Away Star Jim Walton’s 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

The Broadway veteran reflects on his favorite stage performances, including those given by Elaine Stritch, Gregory Hines, and more.

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Why Broadway's 'A Christmas Carol' Isn't What You'd Expect - Scenic designer Rob Howell discusses his nontraditional approach to the holiday staple

Tony-winning scenic and costume designer Rob Howell discusses his nontraditional approach to the holiday staple---When director Matthew Warchus approached his longtime collaborator, scenic a…

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Why It's Important That a Black Actress Play Jimmy Carter - Playwright Susan Lambert Hatem talks about her unconventional political history play

Playwright Susan Lambert Hatem talks about her unconventional political history play---A young man wants to know how it really went down in "the room where it happened." No, it's not a scene…

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