Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway In Chicago Announces THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Pre-Broadway World Premiere by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

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Robert Rubac’s BOOK OF MORON Will Play BIC Broadway’s Playhouse by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that individual tickets for the Off-Broadway solo hit [...] The post Robert Rubac’s BOOK OF MORON Will Play BIC Broadway’s Playhouse appeared…

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Life on the Road: Mauricio Kartun’s “La vis cómica/A Humorous Streak” by Maria Delgado

There is no shortage of plays about troupes of traveling actors eking out a living on the road. To this collection of works now comes veteran Argentine dramatist Mauricio Kartun’s La vis c…

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Vampire-Hunting Hijinks: “Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name” at Soho Playhouse  by Andrew Agress

If you love theatre, namely the experimental kind, I highly recommend a trip to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at least once in your life. For a couple weeks in August, the Scottish city play…

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It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas: Where to hear holiday carolers by Monica Obradovic | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Carolers are everywhere during the holidays, and they help to make the season bright.

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Stray Dog Theatre's 'Disenchanted!' is fairy-tale fun by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theatre presents freewheeling musical.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Inside Tom Hiddleston's Portrait Unveiling at Sardi's by Nathan Skethway

The Betrayal star joined the New York restaurant’s famed wall of caricatures December 5.

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Watch Highlights From the North American Tour of Frozen by Roberto Araujo

Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler star in the Disney musical.

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Ron Leibman, Tony Winner for ‘Angels,’ Is Dead at 82 by Neil Genzlinger

In addition to his acclaimed turn as Roy Cohn on Broadway, he was known for his work in “Norma Rae,” “Slaughterhouse-Five” and other films.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

ALADDIN Spinoff in the Works at Disney Plus

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a spinoff of the recent live-action 'Aladdin' is in the works from Disney Plus. The film will center around Billy Magnussen's character, Prince Anders.

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Rudetsky Trades Chatterbox for Chatter Barn with Town Hall Series by Matthew Wexler

Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Series returned to The Town Hall, this time, with guests Jessie Mueller and Megan Hilty. Patina Miller and Brian Stokes Mitchell join the line-up in 2020. The post R…

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

The Creativity Artificial Intelligence Might Bring by Artsjournal

“In the future, we can expect computers to produce literature different from anything we could possibly conceive of. Our instinct is to try to make sense of it if we can. But when a new fo…

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Performance Art Of Intimacy by Artsjournal

That desire for usefulness has always been a knotty issue for performance art, since it is often both accessible (live and affordable) and inaccessible (challenging and unfamiliar). Intimacy…

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ANGELS IN AMERICA Tony-Winner Ron Leibman Has Passed Away

Tony Award-winning actor, Ron Leibman, best known to theatre fans for originating the role of Roy Cohn in the original Broadway production of Angels In America has passed away.

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The Snow Queen review – rowdy show drowns out Andersen's wonder by Mark Fisher

Northern Stage, NewcastleSpectacle trumps subtlety as Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of lost innocence is stifled by a topical plot and noisy percussion You can see the temptation. You’…

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Ron Leibman Dies: Actor In ‘Norma Rae’ And ‘Angels In America’ Was 82 by Bruce Haring

Ron Leibman, who won a Tony Award for his role as Roy Cohn in 1993’s Angels In America: Millennium Approaches, and co-starred with Sally Field in the 1979 Oscar-winner Norma Rae, has died …

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Theatre Exile presents Martín Zimmerman’s ‘On the Exhale’ by Alaina Johns

Theatre Exile’s production of Martín Zimmerman’s ‘On the Exhale’ tackles tragically familiar ground in America with an unexpected narrative. Alaina Johns reviews.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake is still an exquisite stunner: Review by Maureen Lee Lenker

In 1995, Matthew Bourne rose to international prominence for his daring reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, casting male dancers for the corps of swans and lending the story’s themes…

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Beth Leavel and Taylor Iman Jones will lead The Devil Wears Prada Musical by AussieTheatre

As reported by, Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel will play the iconic Miranda Priestly in the new musical, The Devil Wears Prada and the role of the wide-eyed assistant, Andy …

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill by Ruthie Fierberg

The cast and creative team of the Alanis Morissette musical spill the secrets of the making of the new Broadway hit.

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Sally Struthers To Step Out Of ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse; Ruth Gottschall To Replace

Broadway's Ruth Gottschall has returned to the seacoast to step into the role of Miss Hannigan in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie now on stage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New…

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Photo: First Look At Cynthia Erivo As Aretha Franklin On GENIUS

See the first image of Tony Award-winner, Cynthia Erivo, as soul legend, Aretha Franklin on the next installment of the National Geographic series, Genius!

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Safe Harbor by Steven Morris

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Young Adult Novel Adaptation of Alice by Heart Musical to Debut in 2020 by Ryan McPhee

Steven Sater penned the book, based on the show he co-wrote with Spring Awakening collaborator Duncan Sheik and Jessie Nelson.

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See Alanis Morissette & the Cast of Jagged Little Pill Get Reflective in These Exclusive Portraits by Lindsey Sullivan

The Alanis Morissette-scored musical Jagged Little Pill opened on December 5 at the Broadhurst Theatre. This isn't a biomusical about the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter but an evocative lo…

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Saddam Hussein Tried To Reconstruct The Ancient City Of Babylon, And His Abandoned Buildings Are Still There by Artsjournal1

“In the 1980s, during the Iran-Iraq War, Saddam Hussein became obsessed with the Babylonian ruler Nebuchadnezzar, who is notorious for waging bloody wars to seize large swaths of current-d…

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How The Canadian Government’s Increased Commitment To Culture Is Succeeding by Artsjournal

As many countries have continued to cut funding for the arts, Canada’s government has gone the other way and embraced culture and the idea of getting it seen around the world. Had the Libe…

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How Your Work Is Changing Under Governance Of Algorithms by Artsjournal

The hidden moments of reclaimed freedom that make any job bearable are being discovered and wiped out by bosses everywhere: That trick you used to use to slow down the machine won’t work a…

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A “Soft” Science? Philosophy And Its Search For Answers by Artsjournal

We can’t escape the question of what matters and why: the way we’re living is itself our implicit answer to that question. A large part of a philosophical training is to make those impli…

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Charming musical ‘Waitress’ back in Bay Area for brief run by Randy McMullen

'Waitress,' the musical based on the beloved 2007 indie film, and boasting a score by pop/rock star Sara Bareilles, plays in San Jose Dec. 17-22.

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Poignant Performances Hoist ‘Harry Townsend’s Last Stand’ Above the Level of TV Sitcoms by Rex Reed

'Harry Townsend's Last Stand' takes a serious subject and dusts it with humor.

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Cast Set for Riverside Theatre’s Thoroughly Modern Millie by Andrew Gans

Performances begin in Vero Beach, Florida, in January 2020.

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Photo Flash: Rockettes Unveil Limited-Edition Rockettes Raspberry Frrrozen Hot Chocolate at Serendipity 3

Yesterday, Thursday, December 5, at Serendipity 3, The Radio City Rockettes unveiled the limited-edition Rockette Raspberry Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, a secret blend of 14 cocoas mixed with bla…

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Is This a Room to Return to Off-Broadway’s Vineyard by Olivia Clement

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

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

See Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier & the Cast of A Soldier's Play Gear Up for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning A Soldier's Play is set to make its Broadway premiere at the American Airlines Theatre this season. The drama stars David Alan Grier as a black serg…

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Kyle Harris stops by HQ to chat about The Inheritance and more with Paul Wontorek. 

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See Tom Hiddleston Celebrate a Successful Run in Betrayal with a Sardi's Caricature by Lindsey Sullivan

Betrayal is scheduled to end its run at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 8, but the cast had a reason to celebrate on December 5. Tom Hiddleston joined the ranks of Broadway luminar…

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Go Head Over Feet Celebrating the Opening Night of Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

There's one hand in our pocket and one hand applauding the cast and creative team of Jagged Little Pill! The new musical featuring the hit songs of Alanis Morissette officially opened at Bro…

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Adam Kantor, Emily Walton, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Lead Darling Grenadine Musical at Roundabout Underground by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars have signed on to headline the new musical Darling Grenadine. The previously announced New York premiere, directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Micha…

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Lauren Patten on the 'Odd and Beautiful' Process of Originating Her Role in Jagged Little Pill by Caitlin Moynihan

Growing up in suburban Chicago, Jagged Little Pill standout Lauren Patten was never far away from the theater scene. Patten showed interest in acting at a young age by putting on concerts in…

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Barry Manilow's Harmony Pushed Back to 2021 at Museum of Jewish Heritage by Andy Lefkowitz

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene has announced a one-year postponement to the previously announced New York-premiere staging of Barry Manilow's musical Harmony. Originally scheduled to be…

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Is This a Room to Play Winter Encore Engagement at Vineyard Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre has announced a monthlong return run of Is This a Room, a new drama written and directed by Tina Satter. The remount will run from December 20, 2019 through J…

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Baby Songwriters David Shire & Richard Maltby Jr. Visit Alice Ripley & Cast of New Production by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Alice Ripley and the cast of Out of the Box Theatrics' production of Baby were in for a treat on December 5. The charming musical officially begins performances on December 6, an…

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Odds & Ends: Josh Gad in Talks to Lead New Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Sequel & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Josh Gad in Talks to Lead New Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Sequel Josh Gad could be headed back to the big screen in the sequel …

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Rachel Brosnahan and Cast of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Recall Their Family Dramas

Hear stories about some of their most functional and dysfunctional kinfolk.

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Tom Hiddleston Receives a Sardi's Portrait

Hiddleston stars in Betrayal, ending its run on Broadway on Sunday.

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Stars Ask Stars at the Opening of Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill

Find out what Sarah McLachlan and more red-carpet guests wanted to know from the cast.

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Jay Armstrong Johnson, Adam Kantor Set for Darling Grenadine

The new musical will run off-Broadway.

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Alanis Morissette, Sarah McLachlan, Babyface, and More at Jagged Little Pill Opening

The new musical opened at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Deluxe Edition of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Available

A digital karaoke album has also been released.

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Harry Townsend’s Last Stand by Darryl Reilly

Cariou is now appearing Off-Broadway as the titular character in playwright George Eastman’s slight though moving two-character work, Harry Townsend's Last Stand. Sharp one-liners, funny s…

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Arena Stage premiere of Ken Ludwig’s ‘Dear Jack, Dear Louise’ reminds audiences of the incredible power of letter writing and human connection by Em Skow

Dear Jack, Dear Louise by Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig (Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Lend Me a Tenor) follows the relationship of U.S. Army Captain Jack Ludwig and act…

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VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin Reveals He Used Breitbart Comments for Bob Ewell's Lines in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Screenwriter and playwright Aaron Sorkin was a guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss the Broadway adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'

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Hair, Daniel Sullivan-Helmed Henry V, More Heading to Old Globe in Summer 2020 by Ryan McPhee

The San Diego company will present Henry V and The Taming of the Shrew in Balboa Park.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Accompanied by Katie Couric on Piano

Kristen Chenoweth sat down with Katie Couric for an interview on Friday to talk about her upcoming Hallmark movie special a?oeA Christmas Storya?? airing tomorrow.

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Go-Go’s musical ‘Head Over Heels’ back in SF in time for holidays by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

"Head Over Heels," which marries Go-Go's tunes to a silly Elizabethan story line, comes to New Conservatory Theatre in SF for a holiday run.

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Adam Peiperl, Known For Kinetic Light Sculptures, Dead At 84 by Artsjournal1

“From [his chemistry] studies came an idea that he could translate science into art by using polarized light to bring rainbow colors out of transparent plastic shapes. In the late 1960s he…

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Broadway Musicals In Paris? Yes! by Artsjournal

For English-speaking creative teams, there are obvious benefits to opening in Paris. The market is far less crowded than in New York or London, and star casting isn’t much of a factor, sin…

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Who’s Giving: Small And Medium Donators Are Disappearing by Artsjournal

Big donors have grown and small/medium-size donors have gone away. Empirically, this does not seem to have hurt total giving much in the recent past. However, what happens in the long run? W…

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How Did Tony Kushner Try To Fix His Problematic First Play? By Writing Himself Into It by Artsjournal1

“For the revival of his first professionally produced play, A Bright Room Called Day, open now at New York’s Public Theater, Kushner has in classic Kushnerian style wildly rewritten the …

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New Book: Albert Camus Was Killed By The KGB by Artsjournal

Camus had sided publicly with the Hungarian uprising since autumn 1956, and was highly critical of Soviet actions. He also publicly praised and supported the Russian author Boris Pasternak, …

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Feminist Art Show In Kyrgyzstan Includes Nude Women, And Kyrgyz Conservatives Flip Out by Artsjournal1

“On December 3, one day after Mira Dzhangaracheva resigned her post as director of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Bishkek, a commission of officials from the Culture Ministry confisca…

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Watch Tyler Hanes and Hayley Podschun in Rehearsal for Holiday Inn by Dan Meyer

Fellow Broadway alums Nicholas Rodriguez and Samantha Sturm join the pair in the City Springs Theatre production of the seasonal favorite.

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Production news round-up: Nicola Roberts to make stage debut in City of Angels by Ruth Comerford

This week’s production news round-up includes Nicola Roberts making her theatre debut in the West End revival of City of Angels, and

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Snapshot: Pierre Jahan at the Gitterman Gallery, New York

The images showcase the late French photographer’s remarkable ability to merge reportage and Surrealism

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AussieTheatre Christmas Advent Calendar #7 by Sean McLoughlin

To celebrate the holiday season, are going theatre crazy and will be opening a new window on our Advent Calendar each day to reveal some amazing theatre treats. Check back …

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

See Who’s Joining Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale in Modern Medea at BAM by Olivia Clement

Simon Stone's contemporary rewrite of the Euripides tragedy will premiere in 2020.

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Holiday Magic: Fooled and Fooled and Fooled Again by Alexis Soloski

In its sixth year on Broadway, “The Illusionists” serves up familiar routines, but two smaller shows deliver egghead charm and brainy sleight-of-hand.

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BAM Announces Full Cast and Creative Team for MEDEA Starring Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale

BAM has announced the full cast and creative team for Simon Stone's Medea-in previews beginning January 12 in the Harvey Theater. The production will star Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose …

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The Underlying Chris by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Another way to look at the play is as the twelve stages of man and woman, going Shakespeare five more steps. Unlike Tracy Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe, in which the heroine was played by a dif…

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Laura Dreyfuss Shares New Music Video for 'Better Drugs'

Award-winning singer/actress Laura Dreyfuss has announced today's premiere of a new official video for her extraordinary single, a?oeBetter Drugs.a?? Directed by Nada Stjepanovic, the video …

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Watch Highlights From David Sedaris’ Santaland Diaries in Chicago by Dan Meyer

Steven Strafford stars in the Joe Mantello-adapted stage production at the Goodman Theatre.

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These off-kilter holiday shows aren’t your average Christmas spectacles by Barbara Hoffman

Tired of the same old carols, nutcrackers and Grinches? If so, these off-kilter Christmas shows may be just the ticket. “A Very Meow Meow Holiday Show” Imagine a Christmas spectacular go…

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Bio-Musical About ‘Cat’s in the Cradle’ Singer Harry Chapin in the Works by Dan Meyer

Patriot Productions is preparing the show to be presented at an industry reading in spring 2020.

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Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On The Twin Cities Run Of Broadway-Bound SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their i…

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11 Theatre Moments and 2019 Milestones We’re Grateful For by Ruthie Fierberg

From Ali Stroker’s history-making Tony Award win to 50 years of Pride to Broadway talent getting their due in the mainstream, here’s how we measure a year of good in theatre.

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Adam Kantor, Matt Dallal and More Join Cast of Roundabout Underground's DARLING GRENADINE

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full cast of the new musical Darling Grenadine, book, music & lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik, directed & …

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Frank Wildhorn Joins Theater Resources Unlimited's TRU Love Benefit

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) welcomes Broadway sensation, composer Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), who joins Jekyll and Hyde revival star and …

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BWW Interview: Beth Leavel Opens Up About Getting Into the Mind of Miranda Priestly

Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel will play the iconic Miranda Priestly in the new musical, The Devil Wears Prada and the role of the wide-eyed assistant, Andy Sachs, will be played by Taylor Im…

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UK film and television are jewels in the crown

Success of the creative industries is prompting business investment

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Text of the Day: Ian Kershaw on The Greatest Play in the History of the World by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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Dion Boucicault's London Assurance Begins at Irish Rep by Olivia Clement

The high-spirited farce, directed by Charlotte Moore, is revived Off-Broadway featuring Colin McPhillamy, Rachel Pickup, and more.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

Adam Kantor, Emily Walton, Jay Armstrong Johnson, More Cast in Darling Grenadine Musical by Olivia Clement

The Daniel Zaitchik musical, a bittersweet Manhattan-set love story, will premiere at Roundabout Underground in 2020.

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NEWS: Samantha Barks will play Elsa in the West End production of Frozen by Press Releases

It has been announced that British actress and singer Samantha Barks has been cast as Elsa in the West End production of Frozen The Musical, opening at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Dr…

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BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Plus Show Highlights!

The Broadhurst Theatre was the place to be last night as the cast of the new musical Jagged Little Pill took their opening night bows on Broadway. What went down after the curtain call? Broa…

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Bernadette Peters Will Join Katrina Lenk in Televised Celebrating Sondheim New Year’s Eve Concert by Andrew Gans

Lonny Price will direct the concert, which will air on PBS.

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London Theatre News Today: Friday 6 December by Hira Desai

Read all about the stage adaption of To Kill A Mockingbird, a theatrical charity raising over £90,000 and one-off shows coming soon to Shakespeare's Globe. The post London Theatre News To…

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What does a Bridget Riley painting sound like?

A new work by Georg Friedrich Haas, performed at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, pays homage to the artist

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VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Sing 'Born to be Brave'

A new episode of the Disney+ Original Series, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES just dropped and Disney shared the music video for the new song 'Born to be Brave' from the episode…

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Bernadette Peters To Host NEW YEARS EVE: CELEBRATING SONDHEIM with the New York Philharmonic

Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will join the New York Philharmonic as host of New Year's Eve: Celebrating Sondheim, December 31, 2019. 'Considered by many to be the premier interpreter …

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The world is in crisis. Jagged Little Pill  is on it. Gun violence? “Fear has no place in our schools,” an onstage placard reads. Climate change? Name-checked in another sign. Rape? The…

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Exeter Northcott boss steps in to save pantomime press night by Ruth Comerford

Exeter Northcott Theatre artistic director Daniel Buckroyd made an unexpected appearance when he stepped in last minute to save the venue’s Beauty

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The Lighting Thief Cast Recording Receives Deluxe Edition & Karaoke Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to rock out to your favorite songs from The Lighting Thief. Broadway Records has announced the release of a karaoke album from the fan-favorite Broadway musical, currently availabl…

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Arts education experts welcome UK’s improved academic rankings, but say creative subjects must not be overlooked by Georgia Snow

The next government is being urged not to lose sight of the importance of arts education, as the UK is revealed to

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Backstage at the Mean Girls Tour with Mariah Rose Faith, Episode 5: #Thankful by

Mean Girls' Mariah Rose Faith shares a Thanksgiving feast with the whole touring fam, answers fan questions and more.

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Christmas Carol – A Fairy Tale review at Wilton’s Music Hall – ‘a feminist twist on Dickens’ by Natasha Tripney

Of all the many versions of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas fable being staged this winter, this is one of the most inventive.

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Strictly Arts’ Corey Campbell: For a regional theatre to survive, its communities need to be part of the story by Corey Campbell

As artistic director of Strictly Arts, a Midlands-based devised theatre company, I’ve made friends in senior positions in London theatres.  They’ve been

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VIDEO: Rebel Wilson and James Corden Share How They Tricked Tom Hooper on the Set of CATS

Rebel Wilson stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to talk about her upcoming film CATS, in which host Corden also co-stars.

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Anything Can Happen in the Theater: Yeston Time by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★ Gerard Alessandrini’s valentine to composer-lyricist Maury Yeston mixes his best-known songs with a handful of obscurities The post Anything Can Happen in the Theater: Yeston Tim…

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Barry Manilow’s Harmony Musical Will Now Open in 2021 by Andrew Gans

The musical had been scheduled to start previews in February 2020.

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Anything Can Happen in the Theater: Some Does, Some Doesn’t in This Revue by David Finkle

★★★ Songwriter Maury Yeston's catalog romped through by director Gerard Alessandrini and deft cast The post Anything Can Happen in the Theater: Some Does, Some Doesn’t in This Revue …

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Friday Playlist: The Music of Tony Award Winner David Yazbek

As Tootsie enters its final month of performances on Broadway, lose yourself in the music of its Tony Award-winning creator David Yazbek.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

THEATRECAT IS UNDER THE VET… by Libby Purves and Friends

A MESSAGE FOR THOSE KIND ENOUGH TO DROP INTO THIS SITE… Theatrecat followers: a bit of news below, in detail for your information or in case any of you are undergoing the parallel thing. …

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Tenor Vittorio Grigolo Fired By Both The Met And Covent Garden by Artsjournal1

“[The 42-year-old] was dismissed Thursday by two of the world’s most prestigious houses: the Royal Opera in London and New York’s Metropolitan Opera. His firing comes after an investig…

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San Francisco Opera Names Its First Female Music Director by Artsjournal1

“Eun Sun Kim, the South Korean conductor who made a powerful San Francisco Opera debut in June leading Dvořák’s Rusalka, has been named the company’s next music director. She will be…

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‘Radiolab’ Co-Host Robert Krulwich To Retire by Artsjournal1

The 72-year-old public radio and network television veteran has been alongside creator Jad Abumrad at the center of the popular podcast/radio series for 15 years. “No end date has been ann…

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Great Britain Has Lost 773 Libraries In Last Decade by Artsjournal1

“The closure of almost a fifth of the UK’s libraries over the last 10 years comes against a backdrop of a 29.6% decline in spend … since the Conservative government implemented austeri…

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Donald Byrd’s ‘Harlem Nutcracker’ Sold Out Theaters, But It Bankrupted His Company. After Almost 20 Years, He’s Reviving It by Artsjournal1

“It took five years of active persuading, plus nearly two decades of water under the proverbial bridge, before choreographer Donald Byrd finally agreed to resurrect The Harlem Nutcracker. …

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Arts Funding Forum: Concern About The Future by Artsjournal

Of the more than 500 cultural professionals they surveyed, 78% said they were either “somewhat concerned” or “very concerned” about about philanthropic trends. A similar percentage s…

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Godfrey Gao, actor and model, 1984-2019

A rising star of the screen who inspired Asian actors

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Report: Theatre Graduate with Office Job Using Way Too Much Vibrato at After-Work Karaoke by Broadway Beat

by Andrew Gillespie. @andrewg5000. FAIR HAVEN, NJ - Local accounting assistant and Marymount Manhattan musical theatre BFA Clara Barrett was witnessed last evening at their company’s weekl…

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VIDEO: Watch Adam Driver Sing 'Being Alive' From COMPANY in His Film MARRIAGE STORY

Netflix has shared a clip from the film Marriage Story that features Adam Driver's character Charlie singing a piano-bar rendition of Steven Sondheim's 'Being Alive' from the 1970 musical …

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The Company of Broadway’s A Soldier’s Play, Starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood, Meets the Press by Marc J. Franklin

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning crime drama, directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon, will begin performances on Broadway December 27.

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A bold production of Der Freischütz at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York

The indie-opera company Heartbeat brings charm and fine singing to Weber’s work

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And Still You Must Swing — celebrating the legacy of tap dance

This show at the Joyce Theater, New York looks to the past without getting lost there

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Harry Chapin Stage Musical In The Works; ‘Cat’s In The Cradle’ Singer’s Brothers Will Consult by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: A project to develop a biographical stage musical about 1970s singer-songwriter Harry Chapin has gotten the support of Chapin’s wife Sandy and brothers Tom Chapin and Steve Chap…

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Inside the 2019 Women of Vision Awards Honoring Mary-Louise Parker, Donna Karan, and More by Nathan Skethway

Deborra-Lee Furness and Lisa Beatha were also honored at the December 3 benefit, hosted by the David Lynch Foundation.

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Chay Yew to Depart Victory Gardens by Olivia Clement

The director, playwright, and artistic leader will pursue personal projects at the end of the Chicago theatre’s 2020 season.

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‘The Lightning Thief’ releases two new albums by Caitlin Huston

“The Lightning Thief” announced the release of two new albums Friday. The musical, which runs at the Longacre Theatre through Jan. 5, is re-releasing its Off-Broadway recording with five…

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Check Out Cats Stars James Corden and Rebel Wilson Lounging in Their Digital Fur Technology Suits by Dan Meyer

Also making the talk show rounds: Francesca Hayward, who exhibited Jellicle behavior without noticing—but her friends did.

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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Pushes Premiere Date of Musical HARMONY by Barry Manilow to 2021

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek and Executive Director Dominick Balletta), in association with Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport, today announced…

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Ghana leads African charge in Miami

Works by rising stars from Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa have also been in high demand during the city’s Art Week

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Rallying cry about climate change comes to Miami Beach

Artist Leandro Erlich draws attention to car use with a traffic jam sculpted in sand

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Jason SweetTooth Williams, Eddie Korbich, Alexa Green, More Set for Free Broadway's Future Holiday Concert by Andrew Gans

The performance will feature all-new holiday songs by a host of composers.

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A Christmas Carol review at Barn Theatre, Cirencester – ‘stunning technical wizardry’ by Jeremy Brien

What has turned Ebenezer Scrooge into a curmudgeonly miser with his deep-seated aversion to Christmas? This is the ingenious debate conducted by

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See Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Guest Star on The Blacklist by Emily Selleck

The Fun Home actor plays a villain named Victor Skovic in the December 6 episode.

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Review: At Liberty Magic, Robert Ramirez does so much more than tricks by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A magic-musical theater show brings Robert Ramirez’s endlessly inventive act to Pittsburgh’s Liberty Magic through Jan. 5.

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BWW Review: Renée Taylor in MY LIFE ON A DIET at GSP is Engaging and Entertaining by Marina Kennedy

You don't want to miss this humorous, thoughtful, and compelling story of Renée Taylor's life. We attended a Saturday night performance and the audience just loved the show.

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‘Think stand-up comedy meets cabaret meets theatre’: Amanda Broomell brings Mandy Picks a Husband to the Canal Cafe by Kirsty Herrington

Mandy Picks a Husband, an autobiographical show written by and starring Amanda Broomell, continues at London’s Canal Cafe Theatre until 8 December 2019.

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& Juliet dominates WhatsOnStage Award nominee announcements!

The nominees for the 20th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards have been announced after audiences voted and had their say. Now the nominees have been decided, it is time to vote for your winner but w…

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Zomboid, New Wimbledon Studio Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Richard Foreman's Zomboid, the final instalment of Foreman at Fifty at the New Wimbledon Theatre. This post REVIEW: Zomboid, New Wimbledon Studio Theatre…

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Amid father’s scandal, Princess Eugenie joins Leonardo DiCaprio, Kendall Jenner, others at Art Basel parties by Martha Ross

The 29-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew is among the many celebrities -- Gigi and Bella Hadid, Sean Penn, Rosario Dawson -- in Miami for the massive art show.

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The Snow Queen review at Northern Stage, Newcastle – ‘packed with pleasing touches’ by Tracey Sinclair

Northern Stage’s new adaptation of the classic tale The Snow Queen is performed with charm, wittily scripted and beautifully designed – but

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Kelvin Moon Loh on Having a Ball in Beetlejuice, Panicking About the SpongeBob Film & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Kelvin Moon Loh can currently be seen as Otho in Beetlejuice on Broadway. Previously appearing in SpongeBob SquarePants, Loh recently returned to Bikini Bottom to film the musical for its up…

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Will Hay: An Influential “Schoolmaster” by Trav S.D.

You will be evincing true variety connoisseurship if you demonstrate a familiarity with British comedian Will Hay (1888-1949). The son of an engineer, Hay saw W.C. Fields juggle in a Manches…

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Eleanor Holm: Bad Girl of the Swimming Pool by Trav S.D.

Eleanor Holm (1913-2004) is one of that small “school” of swimming entertainers that includes Annette Kellerman, Esther Williams, Johnny Weissmuller, and Buster Crabbe. Her career was li…

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E. Mason Hopper: From Snakeville to Sunset Blvd. by Trav S.D.

Vermont native E. Mason Hopper (1885-1967) performed in vaudeville and with stock companies, played pro baseball, and studied at the University of Maryland before becoming a successful fil…

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Wicked Star Jackie Burns Will Teach Master Class by Andrew Gans

The audition seminar in New York City will also feature voice teacher Donna Reid.

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Harry and Chris: ‘The funniest standup? An author reading a poem about bums' by Harriet Gibsone

World poetry slam champion Harry Baker and jazz musician Chris Read on the things that make them laugh the most Harry: This National Poetry Day I performed alongside [poet] Paul Cookson, who…

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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse review at Unicorn Theatre, London – ‘warm and witty’ by Anna James

The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse at the Unicorn is based on Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen’s gently subversive book of

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‘A Motown Christmas’ at the Signature Theatre brings soulful cheer by William Powell

The scene was a cozy cabaret at Signature Theatre. The enthralled patrons sat at small, circular, red tables and swayed to “Give Love on Christmas Day” performed by The Motown Three, whi…

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Immersive Production of Heathers to Hit the Stage—er, Classroom—in 2020 by Ruthie Fierberg

The former artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse will bring the cult favorite to the hallways and classrooms of Westerville North High.

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Photo Coverage: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast celebrates Opening Night!

The Broadhurst Theatre was the place to be last night as the cast of the new musical Jagged Little Pill took their opening night bows on Broadway. What went down after the curtain call? Broa…

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Photo Coverage: Alanis Morissette & More Walk the Opening Night Red Carpet at JAGGED LITTLE PILL

The best of Broadway walked the red carpet at the Broadhurst Theatre last night as  Jagged Little Pill celebrated opening night! BroadwayWorld was there and we're bringing you photos from …

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Cinderella review, Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh – ‘a real community show’ by Thom Dibdin

John Binnie adds a circus theme to Cinderella for his second year directing and writing the Brunton panto, allowing him to bulk

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See Beth Leavel, Norm Lewis, and More Preview Their Upcoming 54/Below Concerts by Nathan Skethway

The performers will bring their musical talent through the month of December and into the new year.

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Inside Opening Night of Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The new musical, featuring the songs of Alanis Morissette, opened at the Broadhurst Theatre December 5.

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Family-friendly Tennessee Williams puppet show pops up for the holidays by News Desk

After two sell-out previews and a spectacular run at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, The Lady from the Village of Falling Flowers pops up at the trendy Shaw-neighborhood sp…

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THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Releases a Deluxe Edition And Karaoke Album

Broadway Records announced today the surprise release of the Deluxe Edition of the Original Cast Recording of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical as well as a Karaoke Album, now a…

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Jack and the Beanstalk review at Theatre Peckham, London – ‘packed with community spirit’ by Paul Vale

Originally produced at Theatre Royal Stratford East in 2012, with a book by Paul Sirett and songs by Wayne Nunes and Perry

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch Adam Driver Sing Company’s ‘Being Alive’ in Marriage Story by Dan Meyer

The Tony and Oscar nominee is the latest contributor in a string of Sondheim needle drops on the big screen.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, December 6, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Cinderella – The Rockin’ Panto review at Artsdepot, London – ‘somewhat baggy panto’ by Mert Dilek

Written and directed by Peter Rowe, New Wolsey Theatre’s “rockin’ panto” Cinderella lands in North Finchley with a glittery, flaming bouquet of

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ArtsBeat Radio/TV: Berkshire Theatre Group "A Christmas Carol" by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio/TV 12/6/19. Mark G. Auerbach and Patrick Berry chat with Berkshire Theatre Group's Eric Hill, adapter and "Scrooge" in "A Christmas Carol" and the production's director, Travi…

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Samantha Barks Will Star in London’s Frozen by Andrew Gans

The production will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in October 2020.

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Major London revival of The Last Five Years features in Southwark Playhouse’s spring 2020 season

As building work continues on Southwark Playhouse’s new purpose-built theatre in London’s Elephant and Castle, the venue’s spring 2020 season has been announced, including a major revi…

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See Who’s Joining Charles Busch in The Confession of Lily Dare by Olivia Clement

Busch’s newest play, a comic melodrama and celebration of 1930s pre-code cinema, will premiere at the Cherry Lane.

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Discover offstage and backstage roles with Find The Theatre Job by Hira Desai

Did you know there are more offstage roles than onstage roles? Use our Find The Theatre Job poster to find out more about these exciting roles. The post Discover offstage and backstage roles…

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Photo Coverage: Alanis Morissette Joins JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast for Opening Night Bows!

JAGGED LITTLE PILL just opened on Broadway last night, December 5, at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W 44th St, NYC) following its record-breaking, sold-out world premiere at American Repertor…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway!

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star Dav…

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Gypsy review – Sondheim staged with surprising tenderness by Miriam Gillinson

Royal Exchange, ManchesterThe classic musical about performance, in all its chaotic glory, gets a warm-hearted production from Jo Davies Gypsy has been described as the King Lear of musical …

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Talkin' Broadway Review: "Jagged Little Pill" 12/5/19 by Howard Miller

... damn if it doesn't set a new aspirational standard for the subgenre referred to mostly in scoffing terms as the "jukebox musical."

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Anthony Ramos to Perform on the West Coast Celebration of NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE

dick clark productions and ABC today announced that Anthony Ramos is among the performers for this year's West Coast celebration of a?oeDick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacres…

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Photo Coverage: Tom Hiddleston Receives Portrait at Sardi's

Tom Hiddleston was recently honored with a portrait on the legendary wall of caricatures at Sardi's. Hiddleston gathered with the company of Betrayal and other special guests to celebrate…

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‘Ria Jones’ Mama Rose is an undeniably forceful presence’: GYPSY – Manchester by Ian Foster

Because nothing says Merry Christmas like a stage mum going off the rails! Gypsy offers a different festive treat at Manchester’s Royal Exchange.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: CATS Star Francesca Hayward Used to Pretend to be Victoria as a Child

Francesca Hayward was a guest on Thursday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about starring in the highly-anticipated Cats movie. During the interview, Hayward talks being a Principal D…

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For The First Time In Living Memory, The Met Extends An Opera’s Run by Artsjournal1

“[Porgy and Bess], which opened the season in September, was scheduled to return on Jan. 8 for seven performances, through Feb. 1. On Thursday, the Met announced it would add three more, o…

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Australia’s Prime Minister Eliminates Arts Ministry by Artsjournal1

“The Arts, already an addendum to the Department of Communications and the Arts, will be merged along with the rest of the department into a new one with the unwieldy title of the Departme…

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Bring It On UK Tour 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Bring It On UK Tour 2020 announced. Selladoor Production will present a new UK tour of the Tony Award-nominated musical opening at Birmingham Hippodrome This post Bring It On…

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Josh Gad Rehearse 'Some Things Never Change' From FROZEN 2

In honor of week three of the release of Frozen 2, Josh Gad released a throwback video on Twitter of himself, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, and Jonathan Groff, in rehearsal for their very firs…

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Christmas comes early for Stagecoach student with lead role in Sainsbury’s commercial by Promoted Content

This year’s Sainsbury’s festive commercial stars 10-year-old Chris Dunkley, who landed the once-in-a-lifetime role of the young Father Christmas after encouragement and

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On digital: Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood / Good Boys

Tarantino’s Tinseltown fairy-tale pays homage to Old Hollywood; and a smutty high-school comedy amuses without offending

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The Case of Sally Challen on BBC2 shows justice is not gender-blind

Gripping documentary follows the course of Challen’s appeal after she was convicted of murdering her husband

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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel Season 3 delivers vintage screwball comedy

The Amazon Prime series stars Rachel Brosnahan as stand-up comedian Midge in 1950s New York

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Glenda Jackson is wonderfully cantankerous in Elizabeth is Missing

The BBC1 adaptation of Emma Healey’s novel is a moving and unsparing portrayal of old age

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How do you like your ‘Nutcracker’? Six ways to get your fix of the ballet classic in the GTA by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

From Ballet Jörgen’s Canadiana take to the National Ballet’s spectacular version, there are Nutcrackers for everyone this holiday season, writes Michael Crabb.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Gyedu-Blay Ambolley: 11th Street, Sekondi

The combination of horns, electric guitar, calls and responses and galloping drums remains thrilling

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

The sound is perfectly upholstered and the album takes the listener on a flawlessly negotiated tour

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Marius Neset: Viaduct

Neset weaves sharp-angled contemporary European jazz with the motifs and heft of the symphonic tradition

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The Who: WHO

Roger Daltrey can still turn in a full-throated vocal while Pete Townshend plays guitar with customary punchiness

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Today on Broadway: Friday, December 6, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Jagged Little Pill” Exceeds Expectations in Reviews, Samantha Barks to “Let It Go,” Christina Bianco’s “Funny Girl” Gets Raves “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday throu…

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Camila Cabello: Romance

The singer’s breathy voice is too insubstantial to stamp herself on these factory-pop products

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The Art Market — Miami Art Basel goes bananas

Snails and bananas in Miami; Galleria Continua to open in São Paulo; small is beautiful at London’s Old Masters auctions; mega sales in Paris

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VIDEO: Katie Webber Receives the Legacy Robe For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

On November 7, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical celebrated opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and following in the great Broadway tradition, ensemble member Katie Webber was awarded th…

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The point of a prize is that someone should win it

Turner Prize 2019 shows it is time for a rethink if we can’t give awards to single winners any more

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VIDEO: Sting, Frances McNamee, and Oliver Savile Perform 'If You Ever See Me Talking to a Sailor' From THE LAST SHIP

The Last Ship plays the Ahmanson January 14 a?'February 16, 2020. Check out a video of Sting, Frances McNamee, and Oliver Savile performing 'If You Ever See Me Talking to a Sailor'!

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Bells and Spells review at the Coronet Theatre, London – ‘a peculiar theatrical magic’ by Anna Winter

This new show by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin (daughter of Charlie, granddaughter of Eugene O’Neill), weaves a peculiar but slightly frustrating theatrical magical.

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The Friday 5 Quiz: The Broadway Costumes of Sutton Foster by JK

It's Friday 5 Quiz time! And, thanks to a great suggestion sent in by Marcus T. from Queens, today's game is all about the costumes 2-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster has worn on the Bro…

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Ravens: Spassky vs Fischer review – game of chess is a cold war thriller by Michael Billington

Hampstead theatre, LondonBoris Spassky and Bobby Fischer’s 1972 match is a proxy war in this intriguing but overcomplicated chess drama There has already been a musical, Chess, inspired by…

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First casting certification course launched in bid to ‘demystify’ the craft by Ruth Comerford

The National Film and Television School has launched a new casting certification course billed as the first of its kind, promising to

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Pill-popping mama by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway transfer of Jagged Little Pill. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * How good can a jukebox musical hope to be? Only modestly, in my experi…

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Replay: a drink with Igor Stravinsky by Terry Teachout

In an excerpt from Stravinsky, a 1965 documentary by Wolf Koenig and Roman Kroitor, Igor Stravinsky and Nicholas Nabokov have a drink together in Hamburg in 1965, then attend a recording se…

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Almanac: Vladimir Nabokov on psychoanalysis by Terry Teachout

“Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts.” Vladimir Nabokov, Strong Opini…

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Royal Academy of Music launches safeguarding review following student complaints by Matthew Hemley

An independent review of safeguarding policies and procedures at the Royal Academy of Music has been launched, following complaints made by students

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‘A colourful & escapist retreat’: THE BOY FRIEND – Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★ by Johnny Fox

At the end of a year in which female-forward and feminist theatre has made so much progress, The Boy Friend looks regressive as well as nostalgic. On the other hand, it is a colourful and es…

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5 Things to Look for on TV in The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! by Roberto Araujo

Tony nominees Tina Landau and Ethan Slater share what to spot in the December 7 television event.

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Behind the Design Process of Moulin Rouge! and Beautiful Scenic Designer Derek McLane by Doug Reside

The New York Public Library offers a never-before-soon look at the inner workings of the Tony- and Emmy-winning designer’s step-by-step process.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Arts education project from world’s best teacher expands nationally by Georgia Snow

An arts education project set up with some of the winnings of a $1 million global teacher prize is set to be

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Magic Mike Live extends its London run at the Hippodrome Casino

Still going strong, Channing Tatum's Magic Mike Live extends its booking period for its hit Hippodrome Casino run due to unprecedented ticket demand.

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In the Mood by Lara Altunian

The post In the Mood appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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How to find the best books on interior design

Beautiful vintage titles with which to build a reference library

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Ever A Surprise: One More Productions Presents ‘Mystery, Romance—And A Happy Ending’ With Disney’s Enchanting “Beauty And The Beast” by Leo Buck

This production benefits magnificently from the understanding that less is often more—relying less on special effects or stage gimmicks and more on stellar performances, always with an eye…

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Samantha Barks to star as Elsa in Frozen in the West End

It was possibly the biggest role to be filled and finally, it has been announced! There’s no doubt that after both the success of the Frozen franchise, the animated movies and shorts from …

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Unraveled by Lara Altunian

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This Author Has a Beef With Amazon by Artsjournal1

Richard Kostelanetz has produced many titles in his Archae Editions line of books over the past eight years via Amazon’s print-on-demand publishing service. But a few weeks ago they sudden…

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Ravens: Spassky vs Fischer review at Hampstead Theatre, London – ‘an elegant study of pressure and paranoia’ by Dave Fargnoli

In 1972, the world chess championship became a proxy battlefront in the rumbling belligerence of the cold war. Recounting the gruelling, 21-game

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Jagged Little Pill review at Broadhurst Theatre, New York – ‘some scorching moments’ by Nicole Serratore

Inspired by Alanis Morissette’s debut album, this new musical uses her music to explore serious subjects – rape, addiction, transracial adoption and

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Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical returns for a 2020 UK tour

Featuring Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits, Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will be returning to tour the UK, following an Australian tour, with performances beginning at Manches…

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Wake Up With BWW 12/6: Read Reviews For JAGGED LITTLE PILL, and More!

Today's top stories: Read all of the reviews for Jagged Little Pill, and more!

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Waiting for Waiting for Godot by Lara Altunian

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Jagged Little Pill review – Alanis musical hits Broadway with a bang by Alexis Soloski

Broadhurst Theatre, New York Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody has brought Alanis Morissette’s music to the stage with a contrived yet hugely entertaining show When Alanis Morissette …

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‘Will make your heart leap’: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – The Old Vic by Libby Purves

This freshened-up and first-rate production of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic sees Paterson Joseph giving one of the performances of his life, his humanity simply erupting onto the stage.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Tickets for To Kill A Mockingbird starring Rhys Ifans on sale now!

The long-awaited West End transfer of Broadway's To Kill A Mockingbird is now on sale. One of the greatest American classics of all time is set to take London's Gielgud Theatre by storm and …

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NEWS: For the Sake of Argument brings drama of language and war to the Bridewell Theatre by Featured Content

New play For the Sake of Argument tests the old saying that the pen is mightier than the sword with its tale of a journalist at the time of the Iraq war that runs at the Bridewell Theatre ea…

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Diane Paulus and Diablo Cody's Issue-Infused Alanis Morissette Musical JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Late in the second act of Jagged Little Pill, the new musical with a score derived primarily from Alanis Morissette's same-titled 1995 album, a group of young people, outraged at both the oc…

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

‘Jagged Little Pill’ Broadway review: An uneven Alanis Morissette show by Johnny Oleksinski

More social issues are addressed in “Jagged Little Pill” than at a Democratic presidential debate. Opioid addiction, race, bisexuality, sexual assault — the Alanis Morissette musical, …

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Howard Sherman: The post-play discussion that went viral shows theatre can really touch a nerve by Howard Sherman

It was, quite possibly, the most widely heard post-performance discussion in theatre history. Well, the last few minutes were anyway. Last week

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Cultural Appropriation? Let’s Understand Exactly What It Is by Artsjournal

Increasingly there’s this repeated story in our country where actually a whole lot of people don’t get to profit off of the creative insights that they have. That is totally racially str…

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Washington’s Freer Sackler Galleries Want To Be Called Something Else by Artsjournal

Don’t call it a name change, though. Museum officials say it is a rebranding that clarifies the missions of the joint institutions. And, they say, it has absolutely nothing to do with inte…

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Why Vinyl Records Are Cool Again (And Getting More Expensive) by Artsjournal

For some, buying records is no longer about owning the same piece of music as everyone else but owning a version of it that few others have. It reflects a change in contemporary relationship…

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Will Jennifer Lopez Make Her Broadway Debut in the Hustlers Musical?

The international pop icon teased out a possible future for the hit movie this week.

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Flashback Friday: Annaleigh Ashford and the Skivvies Singing "Hand in My Pocket"

What it all comes down to is this video.

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Original Sweeney Todd Len Cariou Reminisces About Sweeney, King Lear, Lauren Bacall, and Elizabeth Taylor by Mark Peikert

The Tony winner is back onstage in Off-Broadway's Harry Townsend's Last Stand, now playing.

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

You Ask, You Learn, You Live: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ by Matthew Wexler

Alanis Morissette's iconic 90s album "Jagged Little Pill' serves as inspiration for a new musical with a book by Academy Award winner Diablo Cody. The post You Ask, You Learn, You Live: ‘J…

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Australian music festivals guide by Arts Review

With year-round sunshine, a fun-loving lifestyle as well as stunning beaches and cities, you won’t be surprised to hear that there’s no shortage of incredible music festivals in Australi…

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‘Salvator Mundi’ and the limits of certainty

One response to fuzziness is to demand sharpness. But the world defies our attempts to confine it

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Best new London theatre: The Boy Friend, Cinderella and White Christmas

Three Christmas shows offer respite from election fever

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Hong Kong and the art of dissent

How viral images have inspired and sustained opposition to Beijing

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Oddly topical Judgment Day shows New York Armory’s penchant for risk

Ambitious production of Nazi-era play offers chilling parallels with the US of today

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky on the film about his life Citizen K

Alex Gibney’s documentary delves into the Russian’s transformation from plutocrat, to prison and political dissident

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Why stars go to Morocco to shoot and the Marrakech Film Festival to be seen

Long a favoured shooting location, Morocco is now home to a glitzy event of growing stature

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N.Y.C. Production of Baby, Starring Alice Ripley, Christina Sajous, More, Begins December 6 by Andrew Gans

Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire’s 1983 musical is directed and choreographed by Ethan Paulini.

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