Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

10 Reasons “Marriage Story” is also a Theater Story by New York Theater

In “Marriage Story,” a movie on Netflix about a couple getting divorced, stars Adam Driver as a New York theater director named Charlie, and Scarlett Johansson as his wife Nicole, an act…

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

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

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Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents brilliant adaptation of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Smart, engaging performances bring Jane Austen’s characters to life.

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Did Michelle Obama veto first version of official portrait? by Kelly Kennedy Associated Press

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Race has always been the focus of artist Kehinde Wiley’s work. He famously replaces black figures for white ones in classical paintings as a remedy for the historical…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Encore Stage & Studio’s ‘CSI: Christmas Scene Investigators’ is a comedic crowd-pleaser by Andy Arnold

You know it’s going to be a long night when Santa Claus goes missing. Either Stage Manager Meaghan Leahy made a whopper of a mistake, or some fiend stole jolly ole St. Nick, thus threateni…

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‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis rings in holiday with comedy and heartwarming message by Charles Green

Colonial Players of Annapolis’ production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a hilarious take on the Christmas story. Written by Barbara Robinson and based on her beloved 1971 novel, wh…

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‘The Day’ at the Kennedy Center captures the moment: an intimate measure beyond expectations by Jane Franklin

Ropes hang, partitioning off a raised platform that is a ramp. Curiosity rises in dimension with the angle of the ramp, a shiny black surface, and in scale with vertical ropes that provide c…

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Washington Revels’ ‘Celestial Fools’ is a stellar holiday hit by Darby Dejarnette

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, Washingtonians brace themselves for a barrage of family commitments, holiday parties, religious services and fevered gift shopping. Holiday…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

‘The Woman in Black’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company is a delightfully spooky gem by David Siegel

A charming little gem of a ghostly, campfire-ish thriller is here for a short time courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company. Full of expressive acting, way cool whodunit lighting moods and ee…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler, and More Celebrate Opening Night of FROZEN on Tour!

The Frozen North American tour officially opened last night, Friday, December 6, in a nine-week engagement at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in LA.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming Hungary’s Funding Emergency in the Performing Arts

By . A call-to-action panel discussion about Hungary’s funding emergency in the performing arts livestreams from Budapest on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlrou…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Guardian view on local theatres: the shows must go on | Editorial by Editorial

Theatres across the UK are struggling to provide the opportunities that actors and audiences needFrom the Ffwrnes in Llanelli to Eden Court in Inverness, the UK’s approximately 1,200 theat…

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Real-time polling station play The Vote returns for election night by Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

Catherine Tate, Mark Gatiss and Nina Sosanya star in James Graham and Josie Rourke’s theatrical experiment The play The Vote, a theatrical experiment broadcast live on television on electi…

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Midnight Movie review – pain relief in the demise of others by Gregory Robinson

Royal Court, London SE1Ambitious and compelling, this sign-language tale follows two avatars as they get lost in the world of weird online videos Playwright Eve Leigh and director Rachel Bag…

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TVOT NYC 2019 by Barry Gordin

BroadwayHD Founder, Bonnie Comley, spoke at the TV Of Tomorrow NYC conference. December 6, 2019: On Wednesday at Town Stages, Bonnie Comley, founder of BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

“The Messenger,” Jeff Talbott’s New Play Inspired by an Ibsen Classic, Gets 2020 Reading in Utah by Kenneth Jones

Henrik Ibsen’s classic 1882 play An Enemy of the People, about civic responsibility, greed, mob mentality and public health, gets a fresh spin in Jeff Talbott’s new drama The Messenger, …

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AussieTheatre Christmas Advent Calendar Giveaway #8 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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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL (Forrest Theatre): An Unlikely Hero by Joshua Herren

Philadelphia gets a visit from Bikini Bottom in Spongebob the Musical.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

FALL SERIES (BalletX): Stellar ballet by Christopher Munden

An unexpected holiday show from BalletX

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Spice up your holidays with ‘Paige Turner: Jingle All the Way!’ at The Green Room 42 by Deb Miller

It’s a holly jolly raunchy campy Christmas in Paige Turner: Jingle All the Way!, back at The Green Room 42 for a second year of holiday fun. Created and performed by the New York drag sens…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

BWW Exclusive: JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast Tries To Name Alanis Morissette Lyrics In A Word Association Game!

You oughta know that we're quizzing the cast of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill on their knowledge of the lyrics of Alanis Morissette's music! At the show's recent opening night, we asked ca…

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LITTLE JOE (dir. Jessica Hausner): Film review by Dan Scully

A high concept, a solid design, and more than a few creepy moments rooted in existential terror, but struggles to fill a feature-length run-time

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Tony And Emmy Award Winning Actor Ron Leibman Dies At 82 by Richard Gonzales

Leibman, who played a wide range of roles in films, the stage and television, is perhaps most popularly known for his role as the father of Jennifer Aniston's Rachel Green on Friends.

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Iron Crow’s satisfying ‘Bare’ shines light on gay Catholic teens by Darby Dejarnette

Iron Crow Theatre’s production of Bare couldn’t be more timely. With music by the late Damon Intrabartolo, lyrics by Jon Hartmere and a book which was a combined effort of the two; this …

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Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Goes to the Grave by Mark Peikert

The cast of the extended hit Off-Broadway drama, currently playing through January 5, takes a trip to the cemetery to talk about their roles.

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‘Guaranteed to warm your heart’: SNOW WHITE – Chickenshed Theatre by Liz Dyer

As always, Chickenshed’s Christmas show Snow White is a festive treat that’s guaranteed to warm your heart and send you home feeling a little bit better about the world. Who can say no t…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Tommy Lorne: Funniest Stage Scotsman of All Time? by Trav S.D.

Just a very few words of tribute for Scottish music hall clown Tommy Lorne (Hugh Gallagher Corcoran, 1890-1935), who has been called “the funniest stage Scotsman of all time” and, more t…

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Review: Cinderella, The Vaults by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Cinderella, The Vaults2.0starsChristmas is a-coming and the geese are being intensively pumped full of chemicals which means only one thing in theatreland: an unstoppable outbreak of…

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With The Light in the Piazza, Opera Star Renée Fleming Plays a Mother for the First Time Onstage—and Loves It by John Von Rhein

Why the Tony Award nominee wanted to tackle the Adam Guettel musical.

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Why The Inheritance Is ‘The Greatest Netflix Binge’ on Broadway by Mark Peikert

Star John Benjamin Hickey talks acting in Matthew Lopez’s opus—and simulataneously directing Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite.

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Clown Bar photos by Adam Szymkowicz

Some photos from University of Wisconsin Steven Point's Clown Bar. (Production # 39 of the play) Costume Design: Kristina SneshkoffHair/Make-up: Kenzie Biundo And this amazing video…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Gypsy review at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ‘a spectacularly staged revival’ by Chris Bartlett

There aren’t many better roles in musical theatre than Gypsy’s indomitable Mama Rose. Any production of Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen

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John Tyrell: Contract Con Man at Columbia by Trav S.D.

Bronx native John Tyrrell (1900-1949) was only 16 when he went into vaudeville as part of the team Tyrrell and Mack, which performed dance routines and crosstalk, with Tyrrell taking the str…

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VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For Weezer's 'Lost in the Woods' From FROZEN 2

Weezer has released the music video for their new song 'Lost in the Woods' from Frozen 2.

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BWW TV: Watch Norm Lewis, Beth Leavel & More Get in the Holiday Spirit at Feinstein's/54 Below!

Earlier this week, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (January 13-28); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (Naughty and Nice: December 17-22); Sirius XM Radio personality Christ…

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‘Has a sensorial richness’: MIDNIGHT MOVIE – Royal Court Theatre by Laura Kressly

Stories swirl around each other in Midnight Movie at the Royal Court, growing and fading like variations on a theme in a piece of classical music. It’s heady and disorientating, like a sur…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Jodie Prenger on Starring in London's A Taste of Honey and Naming Her Pet After a Fabulous Diva by Matt Wolf

Jodie Prenger came to attention as the winner of the BBC reality TV competition series I’d Do Anything in 2008, as a result of which she got to play Nancy in Oliver! in the West End for th…

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Review: Messiah, Stratford Circus Arts Centre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Messiah, Stratford Circus Arts Centre4.0stars “At some point you’ve got to decide if you’re afraid of me because I’m black or because I’m educated” is the searing accusa…

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‘Disarming & engaging candour’: MANDY PICKS A HUSBAND – Canal Cafe Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

Trauma, comedy and playfully adapted song lyrics are brought together by Amanda Broomell to create Mandy Picks A Husband, her solo show inspired by her own Instagram experiment.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World, Trafalgar Studios by Olivia Kiely

Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World, Trafalgar Studios5.0starsSome shows are like fancy Michelin star menus—stylish, decadent and exclusive. Then there are shows like Ian…

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‘An achingly modern & exciting version’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End by Maryam Philpott

Reimagined for the modern stage with a contemporary cast led by James McAvoy, Jamie Lloyd’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac feels at every moment like theatre at its most exciting, libera…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Harry Connick Jr. Returns to Broadway with A Celebration of Cole Porter by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony nominee Harry Connick Jr.'s new Broadway solo show A Celebration of Cole Porter begins performances on December 7 at the Nederlander Theatre. The three-week limited engagement …

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How to Get Students to Answer Questions in Class by Kerry Hishon

It’s not always easy to get students to answer questions in drama class. Some students who are great performers avoid sharing their thoughts in an open discussion. Even when a participatio…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Broadway: “Jagged Little Pill” Awaits Push from Reviews with Tickets on Discount And Plenty Available Through New Year’s by Roger Friedman

Alannis Morissette’s famous album, “Jagged Little Pill,” opens on Broadway tonight. Producers are crossing their fingers for exultant reviews to spur ticket

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Ron Leibman, Tony-Winning Original Roy Cohn of Angels in America, Dies at 82 by Andy Lefkowitz

Ron Leibman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who left a mark on Broadway originating the role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America, died on December 6, according to Variety. The cause of de…

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Kyle Harris on His Whirlwind Introduction to The Inheritance and His Spring Awakening Dream Role by Caitlin Moynihan

Jordan Barbour, Darryl Gene Daughtry Jr., Kyle Soller, Arturo Luís Soria and Kyle Harris in "The Inheritance" (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Known for his screen roles on Freeform's Stitchers an…

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Harry Connick Jr. Returns to Broadway December 7 in A Celebration of Cole Porter by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement plays the Nederlander Theatre.

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SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Airs on Nickelodeon December 7 by Andrew Gans

The TV production features much of the original Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Ethan Slater and Gavin Lee.

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