Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Afrobeats stars back music streaming venture

Promising Lagos start-up profits from music as ‘a way of life’

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Arts House opens its doors to disrupt how art is experienced by Gabi Bergman

Attracting an international reputation for ground breaking contemporary performance, Melbourne’s Arts House continues to draw attention to extraordinary artists who create life-changing ar…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Virgo Star at La Mama’s Downstairs Lounge by Jacquelyn Claire

VIRGO STAR heroically encapsulates the convergence of queer and cowboy in a homoerotic, fictionalized “Wild West”. The Pioneers Go East Collective interrogates the notion of “masculini…

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VIDEO: FROZEN Tour Star Caroline Bowman Pays A Special Visit To A Young Fan

A young fan at the Schenectady tour stop of Frozen the Musical got a very special surprise when Caroline Bowman, who plays Elsa, stopped by for a quick chat and short singalong post show!

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LongHouse Holiday Gathering by Barry Gordin

Guests toasted the season and rediscovered the gardens at this special time of the year. November 30, 2019: LONGHOUSE, 133 Hands Creek Road in East Hampton, hosted a festive gathering wit…

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Off-Broadway Review: “The Underlying Chris” at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater by David Roberts

A three-month-old infant named Chris looks up from his stroller at his thirty-something mother (Hannah Cabell) as she makes an appointment with his pediatrician for the next day at 11:15. Ch…

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The Underlying Chris at Second Stage by Maya Avisar

  By Brian Scott Lipton   The fluidity of identity – the reality that both how we define ourselves and how others define us can change multiple times in our journey from cradle to tomb …

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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The Underlying Chris: The Circle of Life, Through a Rainbow of Lenses by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Playwright Will Eno and director Kenny Leon find meaning, and commonality, in life's little moments The post The Underlying Chris: The Circle of Life, Through a Rainbow of Lense…

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The Underlying Chris: What We Share in Our World by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Will Eno thoughtfully explores the human essentials in his latest play The post The Underlying Chris: What We Share in Our World appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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VIDEO: Watch the Stars of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Test Their Knowledge of the Original Film

Joshua Bassett and Matt Cornett, who play Ricky Bowen and E.J. Caswell in a?oeHigh School Musical: The Musical: The Series,a?? share how the TV series draws inspiration from the 2006 a?oeHig…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Regent Theatre: A Melbourne icon re-opens January 2020 by Peter J Snee

One of Melbourne’s most iconic landmarks, the Regent Theatre, will re-open its doors to the public in January 2020, revealing a major refurbishment of the much-loved auditorium, foyers and…

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Call Answered: Scott Butler by Adam Rothenberg

Hailing from London, England, Scott Butler is an actor who, in his 10 short years in the industry, has built a prolific body of work in Film and TV including Lodge 49, Wiener Dog Internation…

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Troy by Lara Altunian

The post Troy appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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What’s It Like To Be An Audio Book Reader? by Artsjournal

Reading books aloud might seem like an easy way to make money – you just sit there and read – “but I can assure you it isn’t. I narrated my own audiobook in 2014, an experience that …

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Alt-Weekly Chicago Reader Will Try To Survive As A Non-Profit by Artsjournal

The Chicago Reader is hitching onto the train of news outlets pivoting to nonprofit life, under the umbrella of the newly-founded Reader Institute for Community Journalism, set to launch in …

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FULL-TIME VISITING FACULTY POSITION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ARTS ADMINISTRATION & POLICY by Artsjournal

The Department of Arts Administration and Policy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a two-year visiting faculty position, beginning August 2020.

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Chicago Architecture Biennial Examines How Design Shapes Urban Protest by Artsjournal

It’s a study of human behavior. And it’s a study of the ways in which the architecture of public spaces is designed to control the ways humans move, perhaps by funneling people towards a…

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Key Largo by Steven Morris

The post Key Largo appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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The Crucible: Boils Over Again In a Hot and Timely Staging by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Bedlam removes the frame from Arthur Miller's drama about another witch hunt The post The Crucible: Boils Over Again In a Hot and Timely Staging appeared first on New York Stage…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Arden Theatre Company presents Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s ‘An Iliad’ by Cameron Kelsall

‘An Iliad,’ a didactic refashioning of Homer’s epic poem, receives a flat staging at the Arden’s Horan Studio Theatre. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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Imelda Staunton To Star In THE CROWN Seasons 5 and 6

Olivier Award-winner Imelda Staunton is set to take over as Queen Elizabeth for seasons five and six of the hit Netflix drama, The Crown.

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Way of Lights in Belleville celebrates 50 years of bringing families together by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Holiday display at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows has grown from its humble beginnings 50 years ago.

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Let It Snow! Exclusive Portraits from Opening Night of A Christmas Carol by Lindsey Sullivan

A new adaptation of Charles Dickens' holiday masterpiece A Christmas Carol opened on November 20 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. Adapted by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Tony-winning scr…

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Imelda Staunton to Star as Dolly Levi in New London Staging of Hello, Dolly!; Jenna Russell to Play Irene Molloy by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-winning actresses Imelda Staunton and Jenna Russell have been cast in a new West End production of Hello, Dolly!, according to Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail. Dominic Cooke will di…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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The Inheritance Broadway Review: Gay Life Then and Now by Jonathan Mandell

“The Inheritance,” a long, ambitious play about three generations of gay men in New York, pays homage to two masterpieces, without being one itself. Yet the play by Matthew Lopez, making…

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Helen Mirren And Mark Strong To Star In OEDIPUS West End

It was reported this evening that legendary actress, Helen Mirren, will star opposite Mark Strong in a new English-language adaptation of the Greek tragedy, Oedipus.

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‘The Inheritance’ struggles at Broadway box office by Michael Riedel

It may not recoup its $9.5 million investment.

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The Inheritance on Broadway: Review, Pics by New York Theater

“The Inheritance,” a long, ambitious play about three generations of gay men in New York, pays homage to two masterpieces, without being one itself. Yet the play by Matthew Lopez, making…

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Imelda Staunton & Jenna Russell To Lead HELLO, DOLLY! West End

Imelda Staunton is set to take on the iconic role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in a new West End production of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!

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Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens presents ‘Visionary Voices’ by Daralyse Lyons

‘Visionary Voices,’ a portrait exhibition featuring four self-taught artists, invites viewers to find themselves and draw their own conclusions. Daralyse Lyons reviews.

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Time is Relative in ‘Einstein’s Dreams’ by Matthew Wexler

In Prospect Theater Company's 'Einstein's Dreams,' a young and uncertain Einstein dares to envision new worlds beyond the limits of classical physics. The post Time is Relative in ‘Einste…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Todd McKenney joins the Farquaad Family by Gabi Bergman

Known as the hilariously short-statured antagonist of the critically acclaimed children’s’ film Shrek, Lord Farquaad is a bite-sized bundle of fun for any performer to play. Shrek was ad…

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Film Review: “Knives Out” — Razor Sharp by Neil Giordano

At a time when Kenneth Branagh busies himself clogging up multiplexes with bombastic Agatha Christie all-star remakes, director/writer Rian Johnson revels in subversion of the genre. The pos…

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NiteLife Exchange Picks of the Week

Manhattan mainstay, Daryl Sherman, returns with Satchmo the Singer, focusing on jazz trumpet icon Louis Armstrong as a singer, as well as his importance to the American Songbook. Birdland…

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Renée Taylor's 'My Life on a Diet' Opening at NBPAC by Chuck O'donnell

Renée Taylor lays bare some of the more private moments of her life in her latest show and somehow she finds that cathartic. "My Life on a Diet," which opens at the New Brunswick Performing…

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Happy Hour on the Fringe: Producers Circle by Jarod Hughes

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, we sat down with some of the people who help give life to the arts in Philadelphia and FringeArts as an organization. Jane Pepper and Christie Ha…

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Thespian Throwback: Over 2 Million Served by Don Corathers

Raymond “R.J.” Harding was the 2 millionth inducted Thespian in 2009 The post Thespian Throwback: Over 2 Million Served appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Backstage at Jagged Little Pill with Kathryn Gallagher, Episode 4: Answers! by Broadway.com

Kathryn Gallagher and the cast of Jagged Little Pill answer your questions and more!

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Argentinian Star Maia Reficco on Sharing the Role of Eva Perón with Solea Pfeiffer in Evita and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Maia Reficco is known for starring in Nickelodeon Latin America's Kally's Mashup, a TV series that features a mashup of classical and pop music. Now, the 19-year-old Argentinian star is ap…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for New Broadway Play Birthday Candles Starring Debra Messing by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for Noah Haidle's Broadway-debut play Birthday Candles, set to arrive at Roundabout Theatre Company's American Airlines Theatre next spring. Emmy winner Debra Messin…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, and More Join the Latest Crosswalk the Musical

On the eve of the release Frozen II, guess what movie musical James Corden and gang perform live on a crosswalk in Los Angeles?

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See Victor Garber, Andy Karl, and More at Opening Night of A Christmas Carol

Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, and LaChanze star in Jack Thorne's adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic on Broadway.

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Slave Play Tony Award Winner Clint Ramos Reveals How Sex and Race Inspired the Famed Mirror Wall Set

Tony Award-winning designer Clint Ramos reveals how sex inspired Slave Play's mirror design and why it was necessary to link the audience to the plantation.

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How the Met Chorus Handles the Challenges of a Multilingual Season by Jay Goodwin

Here’s how Chorus Master Donald Palumbo prepares the ensemble to sound its best.

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Study: Small Theatre Companies Generate $584 Million Economic Impact by Artsjournal

A new study, commissioned by the mayor’s office and released on Wednesday, finds that the city is home to 748 Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway theater organizations responsible for 3,000 …

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Designing the Undesignable Set: Behind the Scenes of Off-Broadway’s Fefu and her Friends by Ruthie Fierberg

María Irene Fornés’ play has gone unproduced professionally in NYC for four decades, but scenic designer Adam Rigg figured out a way to make it work for the TFANA production.

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Designing the Undesignable Set: Behind theScenes of Off-Broadway’s Fefu and her Friends by Ruthie Fierberg

María Irene Fornés’ play has gone unproduced professionally in NYC for four decades, but scenic designer Adam Riggs figured out a way to make it work for the TFANA production.

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Reed Birney and Martha Plimpton Tapped For Indie Drama Mass by Emily Selleck

The two will star in the film from fellow Broadway alum and first-time feature director Fran Kranz.

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ShowBroads – One Fabulous Show, Two Fabulous Broads by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell   What happens when you put two belters on a stage together . . . one a little older, the other a little younger? It’s the battle of the broads! The claws and feathe…

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WISHFUL SINCERITY by Matt Windman

The Queen jukebox musical took over the Garden for four fun performances.

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Trump Proposes Shutting Down NEA, NEH, Cultural Agencies… Again by Artsjournal

For the third time in as many years, the White House has proposed a federal budget that would shutter the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corp…

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Report: A Crisis In Local News Threatens America’s Civic Life by Artsjournal

While the disruption has hampered the ability of newsrooms to fully cover communities, it also has damaged political and civic life in the United States, the report says, leaving many people…

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New Global Version Of EU’s ‘European Capital of Culture’ by Artsjournal1

The World Performing Arts Capitals, a joint project of the International Theatre Institute and UNESCO, “twin a major metropolis like London or New York with a smaller city or town, similar…

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Why Australian Ballet Dancers Stopped Stretching by Artsjournal

A decade long study at The Australian Ballet has delivered some surprising results as to what works in stretching and what is actually damaging to the body and increasing the risk of injury.…

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‘This Is One Of The Best Times Ever To Be A Black Creative’ In Theatre, Says One Of UK’s Top Directors by Artsjournal1

Kwame Kwei-Armah, artistic director of the Young Vic in London (and former artistic director of Center Stage in Baltimore): “People are listening in a way they didn’t 10 years ago, 20 ye…

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Marciano Foundation: The Museum That Wasn’t by Artsjournal

“To put it bluntly, the Marciano Art Foundation was never a real museum. Yes, it had access to a collection—some 1,500 pieces acquired primarily by Maurice Marciano, including L.A.’s t…

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Using Dance As Therapy And Educational Tool For Children With Autism by Artsjournal1

“As soon as James Griffin gets off the school bus he tells his mom, ‘Go dance, go dance.’ James is 14 and has autism, and his speech is limited. He’s a participant in a program for c…

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Dublin Is Booming Again. Alas, Making Art Is Again More Difficult by Artsjournal

“We hear people saying that the boom is back but that doesn’t seem to be translating into a richer arts and cultural centre. Ireland has a really strange relationship with arts and cultu…

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5 Reasons A Mentor Can Change Your Performing Career by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady and Angela Tricarico Mentorship is a crucial part of developing your craft as a supporter. Part-teacher, part-cheerleader, your mentor uses their skillset and insight to help you…

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Outstanding Theatre Opportunities Available in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 11/21

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 11/21/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Betsy Dollinger signs consulting contract with Kevin McCollum’s Alchemation by Caitlin Huston

Betsy Dollinger, a veteran Broadway marketer, has signed an exclusive consulting contract with producing company Alchemation. Founded by Kevin McCollum, Alchemation’s projects include the …

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Theresa Rebeck to Helm Benefit Reading of A Christmas Carol With Tyne Daly, Thom Sesma, and More by Olivia Clement

The Primary Stages benefit will be held at the Cherry Lane December 19.

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“The 7 Stages of Grieving” at Skylight Theatre by Pauline Adamek

The stage is set with a pile of sand, some rocks, a wooden box with hinges, all flooded by a deep cobalt blue pool of light. What follows is an intimate monologue that conveys the grief of A…

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VIDEO: Watch Rosie's Theater Kids Perform 'I Got Music' at 2019 Gala!

Earlier this week, ROSIE'S THEATER KIDS celebrated their 16th anniversary by honoring Elizabeth Matthews, CEO of ASCAP and actor, director, writer, producer, and philanthropist Ben Stiller a…

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Janet Dacal Will Join Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour

Janet Dacal - most known for her performances in The Prince of Broadway, Wonderland, In the Heights, and Good Vibrations- will be joining the cast of the national tour of The Band's Visit. S…

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#TBT: Billy Porter Works on a 'More Masculine' Lola On TURNING THE TABLES

We're getting welcomed to the Land of Lola as we look back at the second season of the hit web series Turning the Tables! Check out this episode to see as Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner…

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Theresa Rebeck To Direct Benefit Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Primary Stages

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today additional programming for the month-long festival of solo perfo…

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BWW TV: Seniors Take Center Stage in New MTI Adaptation of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this year, Music Theatre International announced the launch of Broadway Senior, a new series of adaptations of popular Broadway musicals specifically design…

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Photo Flash: Mary Testa and Mitch Tebo Join In On The Fun at FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION

It's an honor to be spoofed by Gerard Allesandrini in his “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation” and Mary Testa joined in the fun last night at the Triad Theater catching the show wit…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Western Connecticut State University in 2019/2020

We're taking a in-depth look at some of the country's most prestigious college theatre programs to help students learn all about the variety of options they have at their disposal to further…

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Off-Broadway Review: “Einstein’s Dreams” at 59E59 Theaters by Joseph Verlezza

There is no denying that a retrospect on of the life of Albert Einstein and the development of his renowned Theory of Relativity would be compelling and extremely interesting. To present thi…

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‘Buffoon’ and its hard-luck clown are not just a laughing matter by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The tone of Anand Rajaram’s laughs as a child of the circus evolve from innocence to striking angry and unhinged notes.

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Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff & More 'Let It Go' on the Open Road in This Frozen-Themed Crosswalk the Musical by Broadway.com

James Corden's Late Late Show has offered up a number of musical tributes throughout its run on CBS, but this one hits close to home for Broadway fans. Corden teamed up with Idina Menzel, Jo…

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Ephraim Sykes to Star as Michael Jackson in Broadway Musical MJ by Andy Lefkowitz

Ephraim Sykes, Tony-nominated standout player of Ain't Too Proud, will portray music icon Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway bio-musical MJ. The previously announced production will be…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with The Search For Roxie's Kate Gulotta, Khalifa White and Emma Pittman by Broadway.com

The Search For Roxie contestants Kate Gulotta, Khalifa White and Emma Pittman stop by to chat about Roxie bootcamp, auditioning for Chicago and more with Paul Wontorek. 

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West End Waitress Will Close Up Shop in Summer 2020 in Advance of U.K. Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

The London transfer of Waitress has set a final performance date of July 4, 2020 at the Adelphi Theatre. The production will embark on a tour of the United Kingdom prior to returning to the …

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Patrick Stewart to Revisit Award-Winning One-Man Christmas Carol for Two Nights Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

After four cheered engagements on the Great White Way, stage-and-screen star Patrick Stewart will reprise his unique solo take on A Christmas Carol for two nights off-Broadway this holiday…

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Watch Janet Dacal's Incredible Performance of 'Omar Sharif' as the New Leading Lady of The Band's Visit National Tour by Broadway.com

Janet Dacal will join the national touring production of The Band's Visit on January 3, 2020, in Schenectady, NY. Get a glimpse at her amazing performance of "Omar Sharif"!

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with The Radio City Rockettes by Broadway.com

Radio City Rockettes Brooke Averi and Jessie Crouch stop by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Christmas Spectacular and more with Paul Wontorek. 

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Jonathan Groff of Little Shop of Horrors by Broadway.com

Little Shop of Horrors star Jonathan Groff discusses Frozen 2, Mindhunter and more.

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Exclusive! Broadway Favorite Janet Dacal to Join The Band's Visit National Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway.com can exclusively reveal that Drama Desk Award winner Janet Dacal, most recently seen on the Great White Way in Prince of Broadway, will join the national touring production of Th…

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Theater for All! Exclusive Portraits from the Star-Studded Arthur Miller Foundation Honors by Broadway.com

Broadway's brightest stepped out for the 2019 Arthur Miller Foundation Honors at Second in New York City on November 18. The celebration raised funds for the foundation's public school theat…

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Jonathan Groff on Truly Geeking Out in Little Shop of Horrors, Frozen 2’s Depth, Mindhunter Bros & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele in Spring Awakening (Photo by Monique Carboni) Jonathan Groff first made audiences swoon as the dreamy intellectual Melchior Gabor in Spring Awakening in 200…

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For Colored Girls Extended for Fourth & Final Time at Off-Broadway's Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced a fourth and final extension to its new staging of the late Ntozake Shange's groundbreaking work For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/Wh…

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Go Inside the Enchanting Opening Night of A Christmas Carol on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's the most wonderful time of the year, especially on Broadway. A Christmas Carol, starring Campbell Scott, opened at the Lyceum Theatre on November 20 for a limited holiday run through …

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BroadwayCon Releases 2020 Schedule Preview

BroadwayCon has unveiled a first look at its programming schedule for BroadwayCon 2020. The BroadwayCon 2020 schedule features three days packed with events curated with Broadway's biggest f…

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Joins Ahmanson Theatre's 2020 - 2021 Season

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will be a part of Center Theatr…

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Cirque Dreams brings spectacular Holidaze show to San Jose by Jim Harrington

We talk with Cirque Dreams founder Neil Goldberg in advance of the Holidaze shows at the San Jose Civic on Dec. 11-12. Here's how to get tickets.

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For Colored Girls Revival Extends a Fourth Time Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking choreopoem, directed by Leah C. Gardiner and choreographed by Camille A. Brown, continues at The Public.

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The Public Theater Announces Final Extension of FOR COLORED GIRLS Through Dec 15

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a fourth and final extension of the revival of for colored girls who have considered su…

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Know a Theatre: The Cherry Arts of Ithaca, N.Y. by American Theatre Editors

A new space in upstate New York puts it focus on English-language premieres of plays from around the world, as well as commissions of locally themed work.

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Preserving the legacy of gay history and community with ‘The Inheritance’ at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre by Deb Miller

Drawing its inspiration from E.M. Forster’s 1910 masterpiece Howards End, playwright Matthew Lopez re-envisions the story of social conventions and heritage in turn-of-the-century England …

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Industry Roundup: New 42nd Street Names Artistic Director, New Hires at Long Beach Opera, SDC, More by Emily Selleck

See who has recently joined the team at major U.S. theatre and arts institutions.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Lucas Grabeel to Guest Star on HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES

The soundtrack for season one of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series reveals that one of the original stars of High School Musical will guest star on the new Disney+ series!

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Rock Concert Review: FKA Twigs –Renaissance Woman by Paul Robicheau

Nearly halfway into the set, Twigs finally turned to Magdalene, which casts an empowering light on Jesus Christ’s female companion -- and stands among 2019’s best albums. The post Rock C…

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To Kill a Mockingbird National Tour Will Stop at Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group in 2020–2021 Season by Ruthie Fierberg

Richard Thomas will star as Atticus in the upcoming production.

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Janet Dacal Will Join Cast of The Band’s Visit National Tour by Andrew Gans

The Broadway alum will begin performances in January 2020.

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Canterville Ghost review – spirited haunted-house shenanigans by Miriam Gillinson

Unicorn theatre, LondonThis take on Oscar Wilde’s story of a family moving into their spooky new home is a child-friendly blend of gothic horror and quirky comedy There’s a little bit fo…

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The Season review – musical romcom hits a feelgood festive note by Mark Lawson

Royal & Derngate, NorthamptonElectrifying performances light up a glittering New York Christmas story in this warm-hearted, tuneful two-hander On Christmas Eve, puppyish twentysomething…

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London Theatre News Today: Thursday 21 November by Hira

From Waitress' newly announced UK tour to a Christmas Cabaret with The Barricade Boys, today's roundup of news is not to be missed! The post London Theatre News Today: Thursday 21 November a…

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VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Shares Her 'Favorite Things' In New Commercial

Wanted to make sure you saw the Frito-Lay campaign that dropped today with THE SOUND OF MUSIC super-fan Anna Kendrick stars in the new Frito-Lay commerical,  which repurposes a beloved …

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BWW Flashback: Watch MJ Star Ephraim Sykes in Action!

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes will star as Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway World Premiere of MJ the Musical. MJ will begin preview perform…

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‘The main treasures are the artists’: CIRCUS 1903 – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Circus 1903 gives a unique perspective of how it would have felt to watch an American circus over 100 years ago. This is done with the help of an amazing amalgamation of set, costumes, light…

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Music Theatre International acquires rights to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ by Caitlin Huston

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to the musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The musical features a score by Marc Shaiman, wi…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Music Theatre International to License Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Logan Culwell-Block

With songs from the 1971 film and an original score by Hairspray's Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the musical played a Broadway run in 2017.

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West End Waitress is closing up

This news is fresh out of the oven and whilst we’re excited to announce that Waitress at London’s Adelphi Theatre has been extended, we’re sad to say this will be the last extension. …

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BWW TV: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Kicks Off the Holiday Season on Broadway!

The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, opened on Broadway last night, November 20, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Playwright Jack Thorne and director Matthe…

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BWW Exclusive: Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & More Tribute Bernadette Peters at THESPIANS GO HOLLYWOOD Gala

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters was honored with the Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) at the annual star-studded Thespians Go Hollywood Ga…

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BWW Exclusive: Hear Stage and Screen Star Phylicia Rashad Sing on Disney Junior's THE ROCKETEER

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive clip of Phylicia Rashad singing on an episode of Disney Junior's The Rocketeer on Disney Channel. 

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Ephraim Sykes cast as ‘MJ’ in Broadway’s Michael Jackson musical by Barbara Hoffman

Broadway found its Gloved One — and he’s coming fresh from the Temptations. Ephraim Sykes, currently kicking up his heels in Broadway’s “Ain’t Too Proud — the Life and Times of T…

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The Lovely Bones actor Fanta Barrie: ‘If you’re passionate and want it enough, you’ll achieve it’ by Giverny Masso

Actor Fanta Barrie tells Giverny Masso about playing Lindsay Salmon in The Lovely Bones, self-help book recommendations and how to cope with

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First Look at Tony Winner Len Cariou and Tony Nominee Craig Bierko in Harry Townsend's Last Stand Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The George Eastman play began performances at New York City Center November 18.

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‘A Christmas Story: The Musical’ comes to life at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Johnna Leary

A Christmas Story: The Musical at Toby’s celebrates the classic charm, innocence and nostalgia of a child’s Christmas in the 1940s with plenty of high energy production numbers from the …

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BroadwayRadio Patreon Special: Matt’s Take, Part 3 by James Marino

This is a Patreon only release! Thank you for being Patreons. Thursday, 11/21 @ 7:30 AM, Matt and James chat about the last six shows Matt has seen on his trip to NYC.  11/18, 7pm: Georgia …

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Broadway’s Michael Jackson: ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star Ephraim Sykes by Michael Paulson

The Tony-nominated performer will lead the cast of “MJ the Musical,” which is scheduled to open next summer.

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2019 National Book Awards Go To Susan Choi, Sarah Broom, Arthur Sze, László Krasznahorkai by Artsjournal1

Choi took the fiction prize for her novel Trust Exercise, while the nonfiction award went to Sarah M. Broom’s memoir The Yellow House. Winning the young people’s literature category was …

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Former Baltimore Mayor Indicted For Fraud And Tax Evasion Over Her Self-Published Children’s Books by Artsjournal1

“An 11-count federal indictment accuses Catherine Pugh of arranging fraudulent sales of her Healthy Holly books to schools, libraries and a medical system to enrich herself, promote her po…

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‘Climate Emergency’ Is Oxford Dictionaries’ 2019 Word Of The Year by Artsjournal1

“Defined as ‘a situation in which urgent action is required to reduce or halt climate change and avoid potentially irreversible environmental damage resulting from it’, Oxford said the…

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Met Opera’s Credit Is — Not Downgraded, Exactly … by Artsjournal1

“The Metropolitan Opera has run small deficits for the past two years and faces rising capital expenses — including for the repair of its white travertine exterior — prompting S & …

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Where’s The Stolen Gold Toilet? There Are Few Clues But Lots Of Theories by Artsjournal1

“The police are still looking for the missing john — an artwork called America by Maurizio Cattelan — but, so far, they remain empty-handed. … Six people had been arrested in connect…

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Stolen Gold Toilet Inspires Ad Campaign For Art Insurance by Artsjournal1

“Arte Generali saw a solid gold opportunity to penetrate the Italian art market, … [with an ad campaign that] features artist Maurizio Cattelan clowning around in the buff with only over…

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MacArthur ‘Genius’ Tyshawn Sorey Is Opera Philadelphia’s Next Composer-In-Residence by Artsjournal1

“Although he has never written an opera, his appointment grew out of Cycles of My Being, a set of emotionally complex songs he composed for [tenor Lawrence Brownlee and] Opera Philadelphia…

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Formal ‘Directing Nudity And Simulated Sex’ Guidelines Created For British Filmmakers by Artsjournal1

“Launched by Directors UK, the professional association for screen directors, the guidelines were, according to the organization, ‘born of the need to set clear and shared professional e…

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French Academy Issues Rules For Swearing In French by Artsjournal

The academy, founded in 1634 by Cardinal Richelieu, is the official gatekeeper of the French language whose members are known as ‘the immortals’. Its mission is to keep the French langu…

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Walter J. Minton, Publisher Who Dared To Print ‘Lolita’, Dead At 96 by Artsjournal1

As president of G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Minton published such classics as Lord of the Flies, The Godfather, and The Spy Who Came In From the Cold, and he was “among the first to recognize th…

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Dear Evan Hansen and Touching the Void push boundaries in London theatre

Why the best new West End shows are the ones that take risks

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Mean Girls | Preview by Broadwaysf

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Review: Red Palace, The Vaults by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Red Palace, The Vaults2.0starsBeing but an ‘umble despot trying to scratch out a living in my modest smallholding in the hinterlands (aka anywhere beyond Zone 1) at the outskirts o…

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Review: Touching The Void, Duke of York’s Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Touching The Void, Duke of York's Theatre 4.0stars Touching The Void, based on the best selling book, is a real life epic that whisks us to the dizzying summit of the Siula Grande mo…

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The Barrow Group to Present World Premiere of Scott Organ's 17 MINUTES

The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, will present the world premiere 17 Minutes, a spellbinding …

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Sir Patrick Stewart's One-Man A Christmas Carol to Return to New York City

The two-night engagement will benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova.

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Ephraim Sykes Cast as Michael Jackson in the New Broadway Musical MJ

MJ will begin preview performances on July 6 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Timothée Chalamet and Eileen Atkins to Star in 4000 Miles in London

Amy Herzog's acclaimed play will open in the West End in spring 2020.

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Look Back at Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner in The Commons of Pensacola by Playbill Staff

The Amanda Peet-penned play opened Off-Broadway November 21, 2013.

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Patrick Stewart Will Bring His One-Man A CHRISTMAS CAROL to New York For Two Benefit Performances

Sir Patrick Stewart's acclaimed one-man version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL will return for two nights only, December 11 and December 13, at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street) to benefit City Harve…

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She’s Got Her: A Review of Always… Patsy Cline at Firebrand Theatre by Amanda Finn

This terrific two-hander is both a jukebox musical and a tribute to female friendship.

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& Juliet at Shaftesbury Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

You might not have heard the name Max Martin, but you’ll have heard his work. The Swedish songwriter has penned more number

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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A Blue Note Special and in-the-moment musicianship at the London Jazz Festival

Saxophonist Benny Golson elevated a celebration of classics while drummer Makaya McCraven’s showcased new-generation beats

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Patrick Stewart Will Return to the New York Stage in Solo Adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Andrew Gans

The two performances will benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova.

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Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, LaChanze, More Talk Bringing A Christmas Story to Life at Broadway Opening by Emily Selleck

Jack Thorne’s version of the Charles Dickens holiday tale plays the Lyceum Theatre.

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Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, LaChanze, More Talk Bringing A Christmas Carol to Life at Broadway Opening by Emily Selleck

Jack Thorne’s version of the Charles Dickens holiday tale plays the Lyceum Theatre.

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Noel Coward exhibition to open at London’s Guildhall by Ruth Comerford

An exhibition on the life and influence of Noel Coward will open in London next year. It will include previously unseen artefacts

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Awards launched to celebrate the arts in Wales by Georgia Snow

A new awards scheme to celebrate the arts in Wales has been launched by Creative and Cultural Skills. Categories will include awards

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Bruntwood prize founder Michael Oglesby dies aged 80 by Matthew Hemley

Michael Oglesby, creator of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, has died aged 80. Oglesby, founder of Manchester-based property company Bruntwood, launched the

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VIDEO: Watch the 'Disney on Broadway' Category on JEOPARDY!

On Wednesday, November 20th Jeopardy! celebrated the 25th anniversary of Disney on Broadway with a category devoted to five clues about DOB's stage adaptations, and accompanied by producti…

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Gentrification and shrinking public space loom large in Here for Life

Andrea Luka Zimmerman’s film stars members of Cardboard Citzens, a theatre troupe of past and present homeless Londoners

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Broadway’s Hadestown Adds Performance Benefiting the Actors Fund by Noah Mutterperl

The donated performance from the Tony-winning musical will take place in January 2020.

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BWW Interview: Renée Taylor in MY LIFE ON A DIET at George Street Playhouse by Marina Kennedy

George Street Playhouse continues their 2019/2020 season with MY LIFE ON A DIET, a one-woman show co-written by Renée Taylor and Joseph Bologna, starring Renée Taylor and directed by Josep…

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Moby-Dick Choreographer Chanel DaSilva on Bringing a Diversity of Dances and Dancers to the Musical by Ryan McPhee

The new musical by The Great Comet's Dave Malloy makes its world premiere next month at the American Repertory Theater.

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Advice for Allies: Building a Safe and Respectful Space for Non-Binary Artists by Mo Brady

by Mars Rucker In our conversation with actor Mars Rucker about working on Broadway as a non-binary artist, they shared with The Ensemblist five pieces of advice on how other theatre product…

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Helen Hayes Youth Theatre, Broadway Bound Kids, Ohio University, 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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Read Reviews for the New Max Martin Musical & Juliet in the West End by Olivia Clement

Miriam-Teak Lee stars in the London production at the Shaftesbury Theatre.

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The Michael Jackson Broadway musical finds its star by Nick Romano

MJ The Musical, the Michael Jackson Broadway show, has found its King of Pop. Ephraim Sykes, who was nominated for a Tony for playing Motown recording artist David Ruffin in Ain’t Too Prou…

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Photo Flash: Len Cariou and Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND

Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore…

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Waitress Star NaTasha Yvette Williams Brings Passionate, Soulful Vocals to the Dream Roles on Her Broadway Bucket List

Get ready to be wowed as Waitress star NaTasha Yvette Williams sings Porgy and Bess, Smokey Joe's Cafe and Caroline, or Change for her Broadway Bucket List.

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David Frye: Superstar by Trav S.D.

As we find ourselves neck deep in televised impeachment hearings, it feels particularly apropos to celebrate the memory of impressionist David Frye (David Shapiro, 1933-2011). As Vaughn Mead…

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Text of the Day: Sydney & The Old Girl by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Top 10 Takeaways from our TheaterMaker Super Conference

In case you haven’t heard, we had a giant TheaterMaker conference this past weekend. (And in case you didn’t get that joke – you probably aren’t on our email list – because we sent…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Test Your Disney on Broadway Knowledge With This Jeopardy! Category by Dan Meyer

The November 20 episode celebrated the 25th anniversary of Disney on Broadway with an entire category of five clues.

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NEWS: Waitress closes at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre 4 July ahead of UK tour by Press Releases

The producers of Waitress have announced the show's final West End extension at the Adelphi Theatre, where it will finish on 4 July 2020 ahead of a UK tour and planned London return.

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Ephraim Sykes to Play Title Role in MJ by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes (Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations) has secured his next leading role in a Broadway musical. Sykes will take on the titular charact…

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The diner is closing: Waitress gives its final performance at the Adelphi Theatre on 4 July

How many pies can you fit in before next summer? Following a final extension, WAITRESS has posted closing notices at the West End's Adelphi Theatre for 4 July 2020. Sweeter news? An extensiv…

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"My Identity is Not an Inconvenience." by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Mars Rucker …

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London’s Waitress Sets Closing Date at the Adelphi Theatre by Andrew Gans

A U.K. tour of the Sara Bareilles musical will follow.

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Celebrate 85 Years of Anything Goes With a Look Back at Its Broadway Productions by Nathan Skethway

Cole Porter's seafaring musical has seen productions on Broadway in 1935, 1987, and 2011.

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Waitress the Musical confirms final West End performance by Georgia Snow

Waitress the Musical’s West End run will come to an end in July next year, producers have confirmed. The show had been

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Broadway’s Michael Jackson Musical Finds Its King Of Pop: ‘Ain’t Too Proud’s Ephraim Sykes To Moonwalk by Greg Evans

Broadway has found its Michael Jackson: Tony-nominated Ain’t Too Proud star Ephraim Sykes will take the title role in the upcoming MJ The Musical, producers announced today. The musical, l…

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New Musical From [title of show] Creators to Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse by Logan Culwell-Block

Other World features a book by Hunter Bell and music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee.

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Ephraim Sykes to play Michael Jackson in the Broadway musical by Caitlin Huston

Ephraim Sykes will play Michael Jackson in the upcoming “MJ” musical on Broadway. Sykes is currently playing David Ruffin in “Ain’t Too Proud” on Broadway, for which he received a …

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BREAKING: Ephraim Sykes Will Play Michael Jackson in MJ on Broadway

Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes will star as Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway World Premiere of MJ the Musical. MJ will begin preview performances on Monday, July 6, 2020, at the Ne…

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Ephraim Sykes to Play Michael Jackson in Upcoming Broadway Musical MJ by Ryan McPhee

The bio-musical will open on Broadway in summer 2020.

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REVIEW: Dear Evan Hansen, Noel Coward Theatre London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Dear Evan Hansen, now playing at the Noel Coward Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Dear Evan Hansen, Noel Coward Theatre London ✭✭✭✭✭ first appe…

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MOULIN ROUGE! Releases New Block of Tickets Through November 8, 2020

Producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that a new block of tickets will go on sale on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 10:00 am ET for performances through November 8, 2020. Recen…

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Rock Concert Review: Bob Dylan at the Tsongas Center — Nothing if Not Chameleonic by Scott McLennan

But really, what is a Bob Dylan concert these days if not a case study in transformation? The post Rock Concert Review: Bob Dylan at the Tsongas Center — Nothing if Not Chameleonic appeare…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Go Inside Opening Night for Broadway’s A Christmas Carol, Starring Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, and LaChanze by Nathan Skethway

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

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Watch Tony Winners Idina Menzel and James Corden Have a Sing-Off for the Lead in Crosswalk the Musical: Frozen by Dan Meyer

Jonathan Groff, Kristen Bell, and Josh Gad spoke up after the late night host tried to steal the lead.

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, November 21, 2019 by Susan Grace

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7 best Bay Area things to do this weekend, Nov. 22-24 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got your weekend plans? We've got some nifty ideas, from a beloved holiday ballet to a Beaujolais blast to some amazing pooches and their tricks.

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VIDEO: Choreographer Chanel DaSilva Discusses the Choreography of MOBY-DICK at A.R.T.

Moby-Dick is coming soon to American Repertory Theater. Choreographer Chanel DaSilva shares the how the choreography of Moby-Dick comes to life in an all new video.

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Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway!

The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, opened on Broadway last night, November 20, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Playwright Jack Thorne and director Matth…

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Talkin' Broadway Review: "A Christmas Carol" 11/20/19 by Howard Miller

Thorne's interpretation, under Matthew Warchus's direction, is darker, more analytical and psychologically probing than we have become accustomed to. As a result, it is also less emotionally…

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VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Talks Performing THE NEW ONE in Los Angeles

Mike Birbiglia was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night to talk about his show The New One, which is currently playing in Los Angeles. During the interview, Birbiglia talks about liv…

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WAITRESS Will Conclude West End Run in 2020

The producers of Waitress announced today a further extension to the West End run. The show will finish its run at the Adelphi Theatre on 4 July 2020. Following the West End, the production …

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‘It is theatre that sends a powerful message’: QUEENS OF SHEBA – Touring ★★★★★ by Rev Stan

Queens of Sheba is a play of contrasts it is angry and joyous, fun and sad, quietly contemplative and in your face loud.

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Meanwhile: Becoming Porous by Una Chaudhuri, Robert Duffley, Georgina Escobar, Eli Nixon, Adilson Siqueira, Brontë Velez

By Una Chaudhuri, Robert Duffley, Georgina Escobar, Eli Nixon, Adilson Siqueira, brontë velez. Robert Duffley, Una Chaudhuri, Georgina Escobar, Eli Nixon, Adilson Siqueira, and Brontë Vele…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Julie Andrews Shares the Highs and Lows of Shooting THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Dame Julie Andrews sat down with The Late Late Show with James Corden on Wednesday night to talk about her memoir and her storied career. After host James Corden gives Julie a look at how h…

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REVIEW: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre ✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews & Juliet, a jukebox musical featuring the music of Max Martin now playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre. This post REVIEW: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theat…

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VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks FROZEN 2 & LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Jonathan Groff was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about his recent projects. During the interview, Groff talks about performing a?oeLet It Goa??…

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VIDEO: Adam Driver Reveals He and Noah Baumbach Considered Making a Film Version of COMPANY

Adam Driver appeared on last night's Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about his new film, Marriage Story. In the film, Driver sings Being Alive from the musical Company, but he also revea…

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NEWS: One-woman traumedy about finding love Mandy Picks a Husband comes to Canal Cafe by Featured Content

Following hit runs a the Hollywood and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals earlier this year, Amanda Broomell's solo show based on her online dating experiment, Mandy Picks a Husband, receives a Lond…

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VIDEO: First Look at Clips From Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION in All New Trailer

Performances began on November 9 for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed b…

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Hello and Goodbye review at York Theatre Royal – ‘psychologically astute performances’ by Natalie Douglas

A huge, ugly fissure runs across the back of the set. It’s an early indication that the family who live at 57A

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How John Benjamin Hickey Is Finding Time to Direct a Play While Starring in ‘The Inheritance’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

He's directing his longtime friends Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in Neil Simon’s 1968 comedic marital triptych 'Plaza Suite.'

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Should a disabled actor play Tiny Tim in 'A Christmas Carol'? by Michael Paulson / The New York Times

In some productions of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” the role of Tiny Tim goes to a child with a disability.

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Cell phones not welcome in theaters -- unless you can't use them by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New tech allows you to hold on to —  but not access — your smartphone during live performances.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, November 21, 2019 by James Marino

Grammy Noms, CONSTITUTION, BHANGIN’ IT, and MOTHER RUSSIA joins La Jolla season, John Mulaney’s New Musical Netflix Special, + recommendations! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday…

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Review: Out of Order, Home Manchester by Shamima Noor

Review: Out of Order, Home Manchester4.0starsForced Entertainment’s Out of Order marks a return of the Sheffield-based theatre company to HOME, following on from their last performance of …

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#TBT: The "New" Broadway Cast Recording of Kiss of the Spider Woman by JK

When I really love a show, I tend to go all in. I see it many times, with as many casts as possible. On Broadway, off-Broadway, on tour, regional and local. Kiss of the Spider Woman is one o…

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CASTING: Preeya Kalidas becomes first British Asian to play Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Press Releases

BAFTA and Olivier Award nominee actress, singer and radio presenter Preeya Kalidas has this week joined the West End cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the West End's Apollo Theatre,…

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Pamela Carter and Stewart Laing by Editors

INTERVIEW: PAMELA CARTER AND STEWART LAING. Playwright Pamela Carter and director-designer Stewart Laing have worked together on a string of ground-breaking shows since Slope in 2006. In the…

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Land Without Dreams review – the future gets stuck in the mud by Michael Billington

Gate theatre, LondonDespite Temi Wilkey’s best efforts, including rolling in slime, Tue Biering’s play can’t decide whether it is a critique of utopianism or a message of reassurance …

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VIDEO: The Cast of FROZEN 2 Stops Traffic With a Performance in the Street With James Corden

In an all new Crosswalk The Musical segment, James Corden invited the cast of 'Frozen 2' to the intersection of Beverly Blvd. and Genesee Av. in Los Angeles for a very special live performan…

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Show, tell, and repeat by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway opening of The Inheritance. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * When the AIDS epidemic laid waste to a generation of gay men, it simultane…

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‘Fresh, fierce & a feast for the eyes’: KISSING REBELLION – Ovalhouse ★★★★ by Amy Toledano

In the age of physical theatre, it is becoming increasingly difficult to choreograph original and exciting movement, but Kissing Rebellion is fresh, fierce, and a feast for the eyes. It is r…

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Almanac: Cynthia Ozick on the autodidact by Terry Teachout

“To be a writer is to be an autodidact, with all the limitations, gaps, and gaucheries typical of the autodidact, who belabors clichés as though they were sacral revelation.” Cynthia Oz…

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Playbill’s Guide to the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade by Ruthie Fierberg

Whether you’re attending or watching from your couch, here are the tips, tricks, and must-knows for Thanksgiving 2019.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Dear Evan Hansen at Noel Coward Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

It’s here. After what seems like an eternity of anticipation, Dear Evan Hansen has opened in the West End. Benj Pasek and

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The Season review at Royal and Derngate, Northampton – ‘sassy, small-scale festive musical’ by Dave Fargnoli

Unapologetically adhering to a well-established festive romcom template, The Season is a warm-hearted new musical from promising writing partnership Jim Barne and

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Intimacy guidelines launched to assist directors working on nudity and simulated sex scenes by Matthew Hemley

Directors working on television scenes involving nudity or simulated sex are being urged to adopt best practice guidelines, described as the first

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Wilton’s Music Hall by Nick Ferris

Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Wilton's Music Hall 4.0stars “The wonderful thing about the music hall”, Wilton‘s Music Hall board member Dr. John Gayner told me as we took neighbourin…

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Review: I Will Still Be Whole (When You Rip Me In Half), The Bunker by Olivia Kiely

Review: I Will Still Be Whole (When You Rip Me In Half), The Bunker3.0stars22 years on since Joy walked out on her baby EJ, this mother and daughter reunite in Ava Wong Davies’ play I Will…

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Lloyd Webber theatres to tackle touts in landmark partnership with secondary site Twickets by Matthew Hemley

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s LW Theatres has partnered with ethical secondary ticketing site Twickets, in a move that promises a “safer and more

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NEWS: Up the Bunty! returns for festive fun at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre by Featured Content

The self-proclaimed 'show that taste and time forgot', Up the Bunty! returns to the Lion & Unicorn Theatre next month, bringing an evening of silliness and cheer just before Christmas. B…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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A Christmas Carol review – Dickens on Broadway is a festive tearjerker by Alexis Soloski

Lyceum Theatre, New York Jack Thorne’s Broadway transfer of the Christmas classic is sentimental but moving and boasts a host of surprises Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol has always …

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The Inheritance Tops Our List of Favorite Shows This Week

We also celebrate the returns of Evita and Slava to New York City.

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN Noel Coward Theatre by Libby Purves and Friends

BEN DOWELL REVIEWS: A bright, socially withdrawn teenager called Evan is desperately lonely, taking comfort in the internet and not much else. He has a crush on a girl from his school, but c…

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NEWS: Sean Mathias named artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor for new annual season by Press Releases

Sean Mathias has been appointed as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor where, starting in 2020, he will programme and annual summer season of new stage productions.

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Theatre worth travelling for: Killian Donnelly leads The Phantom of the Opera on tour

The first thing we thought when we saw this casting was: when can we see this in London?! Currently playing Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on an international tour, Killian Donnelly takes to…

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Wake Up With BWW 11/21: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Reviews and More!

Today's top stories: read the reviews for A Christmas Carol, and more!

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Literary Classics, Cut Down to Size by A.j. Goldmann

Stage productions of “Anna Karenina” and “Don Quixote” turn sprawling novels into gripping theater.

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‘Searchingly powerful stuff’: DEAR EVAN HANSEN – West End by Ian Foster

There’s much to like about Dear Evan Hansen at the Noël Coward Theatre, not least a brilliant lead performance from Sam Tutty.

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‘This is a play from Soviet Russia but it’s surprisingly anti-Soviet’: Ukrainian director Asya Sosis on reviving tyrannical allegory Dragon by Featured Content

How well do you know Soviet-era Russian plays? Following her reinvention of Mikhail Bulgakov's Flight, Ukrainian-born Gamayun Theatre founder Asya Sosis directs a new reimagining of rarely-s…

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‘It’s playful nature, its humour and its darkness drew us to it’: Steve Fitzgerald on staging Penetrator by Featured Content

Uncanny Collective's Steve Fitzgerald tells us about how, 25 years after it was first staged, Anthony Neilson's shocking comic drama Penetrator has lost none of its impact. Book your ticket…

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Tom Morton-Smith on dramatising the ‘chess match of the century’

The playwright talks about 1972’s bad-tempered Spassky-Fischer contest and turning it into a cold war thriller

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Saimir Pirgu by Arts Review

Who is Saimir Pirgu? An Albanian tenor with an incredible passion for music in general and Opera. What would you do differently to what you do now? Absolutely nothing. I would do it all in t…

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The acclaimed theatrical concert confirms 2020 dates by Peter J Snee

One of the rising stars of the Australian stage, Annie Aitken, has been announced to play the female lead of the country girl/anti-war protestor Sarah in the acclaimed rock music drama Rolli…

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Judy & Punch by Arts Review

In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 17th century puppet show, writer / director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and …

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December 2019 Preview by David Levy

Liz, David, and Jack talk about what they’re excited to see in December and January! We talk about: Virgo Star by Pioneers Go East Collective at La Mama (1:13) Fefu and Her Friends by Mar…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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“Oleanna:” SevenThirty Production’s Excellent Take on Flawed Script by Maja Stefanovska

David Mamet’s play Oleanna is about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students who accuses him of sexual harassment. It came out around the time of An…

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“Oleanna’s” Take on Sexual Harassment Holds Up Well by Patrick Langston

Oleanna, David Mamet’s then-startling play about sexual harassment and power dynamics, debuted in 1992. So much has happened since then — including, here in Ottawa, allegations of harass…

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La Mama and Friends set the stage for a new future by Arts Review

Construction to rebuild Melbourne’s iconic La Mama theatre has begun, 18 months on from the fire that destroyed the home of independent theatre in Australia. Minister for Creative Industri…

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Annie Aitken joins Rolling Thunder Vietnam – Songs That Defined A Generation by Arts Review

One of the rising stars of the Australian stage, Annie Aitken, has been announced to play the female lead of the country girl/anti-war protester Sarah in the acclaimed rock music drama Rolli…

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Cherry Jones on Doubt, Why Watching Herself in The Heiress Was ‘Ghastly,’ and Sticking With Theatre by Ellis Nassour

In this wide-ranging 2004 interview, the star looks back at her career and forward to what would become her second Tony-winning role in Doubt.

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Richard Jordan: Evita is the greatest musical the UK has ever created by Richard Jordan

Ever felt as if theatre shows are like London buses? You wait around for ages and then three come along at once.

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Simon Sladen: Let’s find creative ways to upend panto’s gender imbalance by Simon Sladen

With an abundance of men playing female characters, festive shows are in danger of squeezing out roles for women. Simon Sladen argues

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Shades of Chekhov and Pullman at London’s Russian Film Week

From the culturally elevated to the overtly commercial, the event promises a varied view of the nation’s contemporary cinema

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Call Answered: Labhaoise Magee: PUMPGIRL at Irish Repertory Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

After numerous productions in Ireland and on the National Tour of Daniel’s Tiger, Labhaoise Magee (pronounced lee-sha) is making her Off-Broadway debut at The Irish Repertory Theatre in …

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Christie’s to auction Marina Abramovic Mixed Reality artwork

Hologram will be first of its kind at auction; Los Angeles fair eyes the competition; China’s art in Abu Dhabi

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Bedlam’s The Crucible Opens Off-Broadway November 21 by Olivia Clement

Artistic Director Eric Tucker directs the production at the Connelly Theater.

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Hannah Cabell, Michael Countryman, Denise Burse, More Star in The Underlying Chris, Opening November 21 by Andrew Gans

Kenny Leon directs the Second Stage world premiere of Will Eno’s play.

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Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Lily Tomlin, More Receive Paley Honors November 21 by Playbill Staff

The television comedy trailblazers and theatre veterans are honored by the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.

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What's happening in Pittsburgh this weekend: Nov. 21-24

The Miniature Railroad rolls into town at the Carnegie Science Center and Kennywood lights up the night with Christmas lights.

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Barebones steps in a different direction for coming-of-age 'Dance Nation' by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 2018 play opening in Braddock Friday unleashes the power of tween-age girls in a competitive dance troupe.

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