Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

What The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Gets Wrong About Broadway by New York Theater

There are several subplots involving Broadway in the third season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the TV series on Amazon Prime. Little of it rings true. Now, much  of this is exaggeration fo…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Fires in The Mirror **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg December 14, 2019: A professor in the Department of Art & Public Policy at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Anna Deavere Smith’s docudramas explore the vulnerab…

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Photo: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta Don GREASE Costumes For Film Sing-A-Long

Today, Grease was the word at Coral Sky Amphitheatre as John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, slipped back into their iconic costumes from the film to host the Meet n' Grease Singalong!

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See the New Touring Cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room by

Go inside the rehearsal studio to see the new touring cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prepare to take the show on the road.

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PIX11 Will Partner with The Broadway Channel for New Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal by

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York flagship station, has partnered with The Broadway Channel to present a new episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials…

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Theo James & Jonathan Slinger Complete Prinicipal Cast of West End's City of Angels by Andy Lefkowitz

Hollywood actor Theo James and stage star Jonathan Slinger have signed on to appear in the upcoming West End revival of City of Angels. The previously announced production, which began in 20…

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Go Inside the High-Flying Rehearsal of Cirque du Soleil's 'Twas the Night Before... by

Check out rehearsal clips of Cirque du Soleil's new show 'Twas the Night Before... that's playing at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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Hannah Elless stops by HQ to chat about A Christmas Carol and more with Beth Stevens.

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Odds & Ends: National Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac Starring James McAvoy to Play U.S. Cinemas & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. National Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac Starring James McAvoy to Play U.S. Cinemas The National Theatre's NT Live program has …

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Mars Rucker Was Paralyzed as a Child; Now They're Dancing in Broadway's Tina by Caitlin Moynihan

When non-binary dancer Mars Rucker was six years old, they were diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, a disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord, which resulted in most of their body…

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Hannah Elless Talks Bringing A Christmas Carol to Broadway and Playing in the 'Ebesneezers' by Michael Appler

We all know the story of A Christmas Carol well — the miserly Ebenezeer Scrooge embarks on a ghost-led Christmas journey to become a kinder man and more generous friend to Tiny Tim. Adapte…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Video: Bill And Hillary Clinton Stop By AIN'T TOO PROUD On Broadway

This week, President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton stopped by Broadway's Ain't Too Proud and swung by backstage after the show to meet with the cast.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

A New Opera Company For Orange County? Not Likely by Artsjournal

LA Opera continues to stage traditional and spectacular productions, Long Beach Opera forges ahead in its scrappy and innovative way, San Diego Opera provides yet another outlet for listener…

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VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Reveals The Key to Playing Bob Fosse on THE LATE LATE SHOW

Late Late Show guest host Jeff Goldblum welcomes his guests Camila Morrone and Sam Rockwell, and turns his attention to Sam's portrayal of Bob Fosse in 'Fosse/Verdon' -- including Sam flexin…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of CHICAGO Ask 'What Would Fosse Do?' at BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies

Six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising erupted into two extraordinary performances of lighthearted parodies, inspiring calls-to-action and exceptional dance earlier this week at Red Bucket Fo…

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Sydney Symphony Orchestra announces Simone Young as next Chief Conductor by Arts Review

Following an extensive international search, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announced that Simone Young AM will be the Orchestra’s Chief Conductor from 2022. In the 12 months prior to…

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Danny Aiello obituary by Chris Wiegand

Actor who specialised in playing New York mobsters and other tough-guy rolesA former bouncer, baggage handler and trade unionist, the American actor Danny Aiello had years of playing pugnaci…

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Pecsmas review – celebrate Christmas with John Travulva by Ella Braidwood

The Yard, LondonA seasonal revue from the drag king collective Pecs is filthy, funny, full of festive hits and wrapped in shiny hotpants Below a shimmering disco ball, four drag kings circle…

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Club 2B review – get down with Zeus and Lady Godiva by Arifa Akbar

Belgrade theatre, CoventryCharacters including The Great Gatsby’s Daisy round on a Greek god in this bewildering Christmas show The setting is a cabaret-style jazz club with saxophonist, d…

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Six with Six – Kala Gare is Anne Boleyn by Gabi Bergman

BEHEADED. Six The Musical is taking the world by storm. Part pop concert and part musical, the show tells the stories of Henry VIII’s wives, and sides of the story that most are not famili…

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Class Notes: From “PUMP GIRL,” Nicola Murphy by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Nicola Murphy, Director of “PUMP GIRL” playing off-Broadway at the Irish Repertory Theatre. Class notes actively covers New York’s current the…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: The Broadway League and NYC Department of Education's High School Broadway Shadowing Program Workshop

The High School Broadway Shadowing Program connects New York City public high school students with behind-the-scenes professionals including producers, stage managers, house managers, and ma…

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Brazilian Film Industry Suffering Under Bolsonaro Government by Artsjournal

Brazilian cinema – put on the map by global hits such as City of God and Aquarius – has suffered a succession of blows since Bolsonaro took office in January, from a general lack of inte…

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NPR Changes The Formula For What It Charges Local Stations by Artsjournal

Among stations with annual membership income above $4 million, the median change in fees is a 9% increase, according to NPR; among stations with income below $250,000, an 8% decline. – Cur…

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‘The Inheritance’ Was A Huge Success In London, So Why Isn’t It Catching On In New York? by Artsjournal1

Isaac Butler: “Usually when a piece from the U.K. fails to resonate in the U.S. (or vice versa), we can chalk it up to intangible cultural differences between our two countries and their f…

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Ten Top New Museums Of 2019 by Artsjournal

These ten museums opened in 2019. We’re not saying they’re the best, but they sure are fun buildings to look at. – Dezeen

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At Putin’s Request, Russia’s Major Museums Are Opening Regional Satellites by Artsjournal1

The Hermitage in St. Petersburg has just opened a branch in Omsk, the Pushkin in Moscow is setting up in Samara and Nizhny Novgorod, and both museums are making plans to open outposts in Yek…

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ARTnews’ Top 200 Collectors List For 2019 by Artsjournal

“There is this great shift in what’s going on in collecting,” said Sara Friedlander, Christie’s head of postwar and contemporary art. “Collectors across the board are looking for s…

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Study: Surgeons Perform Better With Music Playing In The Operating Room by Artsjournal

As the study noted, music is already played in operating theatres as a matter of course by most doctors and nurses — about two-thirds, as it turns out. Participants said that listening to …

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How Awards Distort Our Movie And Music Culture by Artsjournal

Awards are, it must be said, an absurdity. It is not only possible but crucial to insist on the importance or value of art without giving it a trophy. For the many who are interested in the …

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Cost Of The Edinburgh Fringe Is Shutting Out Working Class Artists by Artsjournal

“So, who can afford to perform at the Fringe regularly? Who can absorb a grand loss every year? Who can work unpaid for 17 weeks at a time? The answer is people who already have money. Peo…

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Actor Danny Aiello, 86 by Artsjournal

He memorably portrayed blue-collar heavies and hotheads in films such as “The Godfather: Part II,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo” and “Do the Right Thing,” and played against type as…

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Renée Taylor's MY LIFE ON A DIET To End Limited Run Sunday by BroadwayWorld

Renée Taylor's comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET will conclude its acclaimed limited run this Sunday, December 15th at George Street Playhouse. Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Tay…

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VIDEO: Check Out the Young Dayton Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Reacting to the Movie Trailer

Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted that he wanted to see footage of people reacting to the In Heights Trailer... and the Dayton cast of Muse Machine's In The Heights did not disappoint! 

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Goodspeed Announces FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS 2020 Lineup

The lineup has been announced for the 15th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals.

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‘Come from Away’ emphasizes joy: Canadian musical lights up Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater by Barbara Mackay

Every September 11, America mourns the tragic events that astonished and saddened people around the globe in 2001: the attack on New York’s Twin Towers and Washington, D.C.’s Pentagon. E…

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OKLAHOMA! On Broadway To Celebrate Sustainability December 18

The groundbreaking, history-making Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! will be celebrating sustainability next week on Sustainability Night, to be held at the evening …

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Recently reviewed theater for Dec. 13 by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Capsule reviews for professional theater on St. Louis stages.

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Gifts of paintings, photographs added to St. Louis Art Museum collection by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Museum director Brent R. Benjamin says the new acquisitions broaden SLAM's holdings.

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Elf on the Shelf is mostly for kids, but a new musical promises fun for grown-ups, too by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director of new Christmas show has a history with elves: He also directed the tour of "Elf: The Musical."

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

A Look at the Return Engagement of La Mama's The Trojan Women by Nathan Skethway

Composed by Elizabeth Swados and directed by Andrei Serban, the original groundbreaking 1974 production returns this December.

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VIDEO: Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY in This New Video

Take a look at a video sizzle reel for Roundabout's new Broadway production of A SOLDIER'S PLAY starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood.

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Photo Flash: Take a Look at Rehearsal Photos from Roundabout's A SOLDIER'S PLAY

A Soldier's Play begins preview performances on December 27, 2019, and opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 We…

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‘Twas the Night Before: Cirque du Soleil’s Bright New Holiday Gift by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Aerialists and acrobats deliver Christmas cheer to Madison Square Garden The post ‘Twas the Night Before: Cirque du Soleil’s Bright New Holiday Gift appeared first on New Yo…

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A Sneak Peek at Broadway’s A Soldier’s Play, Starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood 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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Where Are We Now by Darryl Reilly

Possessed of an awesome soaring tenor voice, the magnetic Dutch-German Mr. Ratzke offers not a conventional cover band-style tribute show with slavish imitation, but instead a thrilling perf…

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Irish Rep Unveils 2020 Winter Season by Olivia Clement

The January–March programming includes works by Paul Muldoon, Eugene O’Neill, and Lady Augusta Gregory.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Spotlight on Broadway Celebrates Oz: Andrew Keenan-Bolger as The Flying Monkey

Check out all new photos of Andrew Keenan-Bolger in our Broadway Celebrates Oz series.

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Review: Come From Away at the Kennedy Center. Much needed catharsis by Alexander C. Kafka

The husband and wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s sole theater credit a decade ago was a Toronto Fringe Festival breakout called My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding. Before …

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The Inheritance ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg December 13, 2019: Eloquent story telling is the gift of The Inheritance. Arriving on Broadway after a successful run on London’s West End, the drama is the work of t…

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(Marissa Nicosia’s article appeared in Folger’s Shakespeare Library’s Shakespeare Plus, 12/3.) Knots, cookies, and women’s skill A plate of beautifully baked cookies is a wonderful t…

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First Look: Rob McClure in the Broadway-Bound MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle

BroadwayWorld has a first look at MRS. DOUBTFIRE which celebrates its opening night tonight at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre! Get a first look at the cast in action!

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George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): Much more than a holiday tradition by Eri Yoneda

A brilliant NUTCRACKER shows the company's heightened artistry.

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Theatre Review: Agatha Christie’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ at Everyman Theatre by Lynne Menefee

There are so many reasons why Everyman’s production of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” has had the biggest ticket presale in the theater’s 29-year history – with…

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Danny Aiello, actor who excelled as blue-collar heavies and hotheads, dies at 86 by Adam Bernstein

Danny Aiello, a late-blooming actor who memorably portrayed blue-collar heavies and hotheads in films such as “The Godfather: Part II,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo” and “Do the Right…

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Second City returns to Washington with familiar gifts in ‘She the People’ and ‘Love, Factually’ by Thomas Floyd

The Chicago comedy troupe is putting on new versions of the sketch shows this holiday season at Woolly Mammoth Theatre and the Kennedy Center.

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Learn About Bess Wohl's Hilarious, Heartstring-Tugging Grand Horizons by

Grand Horizons tells the story of a 50-year marriage turned upside down.

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Dear Evan Hansen's Andrew Barth Feldman Will Attend Harvard University in Fall 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

From blue stripes to crimson! Andrew Barth Feldman, the 17-year-old breakout star of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen, announced today that he'll be enrolling as a freshman at Harvard Universi…

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In the Still of the Night, Harry Connick, Jr.—A Celebration of Cole Porter Opened on Broadway by Michael Appler

Harry Connick, Jr.—A Celebration of Cole Porter, the Tony nominee’s multi-media stage show honoring one of the greatest composers of the American theater, had its opening night at the N…

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Christmastime is here (in Manassas) with Prince William Little Theatre’s ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ by Leandra Lynn

Prince William Little Theatre’s A Charlie Brown Christmas feels as comfortable and warm as snuggling up on the couch and watching classic Christmas movies with a mug of cocoa. Supported by…

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Broadway Jukebox: Get a Kick Out of Our Cole Porter Playlist!

Cole Porter has passed the test of time. His body of work, composed primarily for Broadway and Hollywood, comprises one of the central chapters in the Great American Songbook. As Alec Wilder…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Paddington Gets in a Jam Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The company behind The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show brings the show to Union Square's DR2 Theatre beginning December 13.

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Nearly 14 years after the debut of Disney Channel's massively popular sensation 'High School Musical,' the beloved movie and its newest extension, the critically acclaimed, 'High School Musi…

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The Drama League Announces The Acting Company for DirectorFest 2020

The Drama League (Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Director Bevin Ross) announced today the acting company for the 36th annual DirectorFest, the only festival in the Unite…

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Hal Landon Jr., Keeping Christmas in His Way for 40 Years by American Theatre Editors

His Scrooge at South Coast Rep is a Southern California institution, but this year is his last time round the bedposts.

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Inside Opening Night of the World Premiere of Dave Malloy’s Moby-Dick by Marc J. Franklin

The musical adaptation, directed by Hadestown Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, opened at the American Repertory Theater December 11.

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‘The Straights’ Review: On the Road With No Sense of Direction by Laura Collins-Hughes

Amusing monologues and oddball encounters enliven T. Adamson’s overstuffed play that follows two friends on a very long car ride.

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Theaters in Hungary Feel the Chill of Viktor Orban’s Culture War by Palko Karasz

With new rules on funding, the government has taken a further step in controlling arts in the country, prompting an outcry in Budapest.

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Review: Five Pieces From ‘Nine,’ and Plenty More From Its Composer by Elisabeth Vincentelli

“Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston” is an old-fashioned revue that ably showcases the Tony-winning songwriter.

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Mrs. Doubtfire Opens in Seattle December 13 by Olivia Clement

The Broadway-bound new musical, starring Rob McClure, opens at the 5th Avenue Theatre.

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Phoning It In: A Review of Cold Town/Hotline at Raven Theatre Company by Amanda Finn

This well-intentioned seasonal sitcom misdials.

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Snapshot: ‘Your Stonehenge: 150 Years of Personal Photos’

A new photography exhibition, compiled by English Heritage and Martin Parr, captures its enduring role in the public imagination

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On digital: Pain and Glory / Mrs Lowry and Son

Pedro Almodóvar’s barely veiled self-portrait; an intense and moody portrayal of L.S. Lowry and his mother

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Can We Still Use The Word "Chorus"? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Jagged Little Pill (Photo by Mat…

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VIDEO: Watch HADESTOWN Stars Eva Noblezada & Reeve Carney in New Music Video for 'All I've Ever Known'

All we've ever known is that we can't get enough of Hadestown- the eight-time Tony-winning mega-hit, which is currently playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre. In the new musical, mythic lovers…

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Watch Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney in New Music Video for Hadestown’s ’All I’ve Ever Known’ by Andrew Gans

The actors perform a song from Anaïs Mitchell’s Tony-winning score.

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Harry Connick Jr. of A Celebration of Cole Porter by

Two-time Tony nominee Harry Connick Jr. discusses his Broadway return with his solo concert A Celebration of Cole Porter, his journey to screen, stage and music powerhouse and more.

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How Meghan Picerno Went From Opera to The Phantom of the Opera by Michael Appler

Meghan Picerno in "Phantom of the Opera" (Photo by Matthew Murphy) Like Kelli O’Hara or Sarah Brightman, Meghan Picerno has that rare voice that can tackle both operas and musicals. And…

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Backstage at Jagged Little Pill with Kathryn Gallagher, Episode 7: Opening! by

Go backstage with Kathryn Gallagher and the company of Jagged Little Pill as they celebrate Broadway Christmas (a.k.a. opening night)!

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Bio-Musical of 'La Bamba' Rocker Ritchie Valens in the Works; Tony Taccone to Direct by Andy Lefkowitz

A new musical based on the life and music of 1950s rocker Ritchie Valens is in development, producer Brad Garfield has announced. Tony Taccone, a Broadway veteran who recently concluded hi…

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Danny Aiello, Oscar-Nominated Screen Star & Award-Winning Stage Alum, Dies at 86 by Andy Lefkowitz

Danny Aiello, a veteran actor of major motion pictures who made several notable appearances on the New York stage, died on December 12 at a New Jersey medical facility where he was receiving…

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Casting Complete for Off-Broadway's Unsinkable Molly Brown Starring Beth Malone by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the upcoming off-Broadway staging of Richard Morris and Meredith Willson's 1960 musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown. The previously announced revival, featuring a rev…

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Hadestown Celebrates Vinyl Album Release with a Signing Party by Diep Tran

Hadestown celebrated the vinyl release of its Grammy-nominated cast album with an event on December 12 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The cast and creatives were on hand to mingle with fans …

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AussieTheatre Christmas Advent Calendar Giveaway #14 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 13, 2019 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Tony Nominee Daniel Breaker Joins Season 5 of Billions by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum will recur on the Showtime series, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis.

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Interview with The Phantom of The Opera’s SUSAN MONIZ by Michael J. Roberts

Chicago favorite SUSAN MONIZ on playing the iconic role of Madame Giry in the National [...] The post Interview with The Phantom of The Opera’s SUSAN MONIZ appeared first on Showbiz Chicag…

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Tix On Sale For World Premiere of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES starring American Idol’s Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young by Michael J. Roberts

HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, a new musical about life, love and the roller rink [...] The post Tix On Sale For World Premiere of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES starring American Idol’s Diana DeGarmo …

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Interview with Circus/Physical Performer JEAN CLAUDIO by Michael J. Roberts

Circus/Physical Performer JEAN CLAUDIO on bringing Don Freeman’s classic teddy bear Corduroy from page to [...] The post Interview with Circus/Physical Performer JEAN CLAUDIO appeared firs…

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In Rehearsal: Lyric Opera’s THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Starring Renée Fleming by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Rehearsals are underway for Scenario Two’s presentation of the beloved Tony Award-winning musical The Light in [...] The post In Rehearsal: Lyric Opera’s THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Starrin…

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Broadway In Chicago Announces SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Limited Engagement by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce tickets for SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL will go on [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Limited E…

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - JAGGED LITTLE PILL

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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Hadestown Releases Romantic Music Video for "All I've Ever Known"

Watch the musical's stars Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada fall in love in Times Square.

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Waitress Hosts a Reunion of Broadway Lulus

Twelve of the girls to play Jenna's young daughter celebrate the musical before its final performance.

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World’s Tallest Ballet Dancer, Fabrice Calmels, Is Leaving Joffrey After 19 Years by Artsjournal1

“I think I’m at the top of my game. I’m not retiring, I’m not doing this because of health. And I love teaching and coaching.” And, while he loves Chicago, he’s moving to L.A. …

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Review: Eureka Day, vaccinations’ controversy in Jonathan Spector’s whip smart, insightful comedy from Mosaic Theater by Ben Demers

Is it possible for everyone to be right at the same time? How do we hold society together when people can’t agree on basic facts? Mosaic Theater Company’s whip-smart Eureka Day takes a d…

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VIDEO: IN THE HEIGHTS' Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Dascha Polanco Bring The Salon Ladies To TikTok

No me diga! The film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical In the Heights is set to hit the big screen this June. With anticipation building for the movie, the film's trio …

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Inside the First Rehearsal of Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere of the musical, written by and starring Duncan Sheik, will begin performances with the New Group January 16, 2020.

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Production news round-up: Immersive Doctor Who announced and Alexandra Burke to star in My Best Friend’s Wedding by Giverny Masso

This week’s production news includes the announcement of an immersive Doctor Who experience and news that Alexandra Burke is to star in

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BWW Camp Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Coastal Broadway Collaborative in 2020

With the new year quickly approaching, we're looking ahead to this coming summer and getting an in-depth look at some of the country's most prestigious summer theatre camps! We're chatting w…

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Jennifer Hudson to Perform 'Memory' from CATS on THE VOICE

Award-winning former coach Jennifer Hudson returns to a?oeVoicea?? stage along with superstar recording artists Black Eyed Peas, Luke Combs, Lady Antebellum, Dua Lipa and Season 16 winner Ma…

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The Red Shoes repolished and Romeo and Juliet retold in new film Beyond Words

Matthew Bourne’s movie adaptation is revived at Sadler’s Wells while a new take on MacMillan’s ballet comes to cinemas and TV

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‘Wants for nothing in terms of spectacle or budget’: THE LION KING – Touring ★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Visually arresting, the touring production of The Lion King which is booked into the Playhouse until March 2020, wants for nothing in terms of spectacle or budget.

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Peter & the Wolf by Joel Benjamin

Ensemble Signal, Marjorie Folkman, Daniel Pettrow and Kristen Foote in a scene from “Peter & the Wolf,” costumes by Isaac Mizrahi, choreography by John Heginbotham (Photo credit: Dan…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at noon (Broadway Time)

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Anderson University in 2019/2020

It's that time of year when students all across the country are heading into auditions for college theatre program, so we're taking a closer look some of the country's standout theatre progr…

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Where ‘A Christmas Carol’ star LaChanze gets funky clothes by Barbara Hoffman

On Broadway, she’s playing the Ghost of Christmas Present, but LaChanze, a Florida native, remembers a snowy Christmas past, her family’s first in New England: “Me and my brothers and …

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Bill Irwin On Samuel Beckett

Bill Irwin is an old-fashioned baggy-pants clown who happens to be fascinated with Nobel-winning playwright Samuel Beckett. Irwin talks with NPR's David Greene.

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Swive [Elizabeth] review at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London – ‘a potent study of women, power and patriarchy’ by Natasha Tripney

“How can I be a head of a country and yet subject to a husband?” A reasonable question posed by Queen Elizabeth

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What’s Behind #PayUpHollywood? by Artsjournal1

“In recent weeks, hundreds of TV and film assistants … have begun to speak out about their experiences on the bottom rung of the industry, mounting a fight for better pay and fair treatm…

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Strikes Over Pension Reform Have Cost Paris Opera And Ballet €2.5 Million A Week by Artsjournal1

“The Opéra de Paris’s pension regime is one of the oldest in France, dating back to Louis XIV. It is costly as ballet dancers are allowed to retire at 42 and technical staff can leave w…

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Artistic Director Of Houston’s Shuttered METdance Launches New Company by Artsjournal1

METdance, the city’s largest company after Houston Ballet, was disbanded this past summer, having never recovered financially from 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. Before the summer was over, Ma…

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So Many Good, And Successful, Movies By And About Women This Year — Why Are They Getting So Few Award Nominations? by Artsjournal1

Films such as Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, Melina Matsoukas’s Queen & Slim, Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart, and Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers have been nearly …

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The Truth About Facts (And Checking Them) by Artsjournal

The great truth of fact-checking: while facts are sacred to writers, readers, and, above all, editors, they are sometimes more work than they’re worth. The importance of fact-checking—pa…

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A Full-Time Classical Singing Career, Over 16 Years, Will Cost You A Million Dollars by Artsjournal1

Tenor Zach Finkelstein: “Below I’ll show you four case studies demonstrating that the inability to continue in a performing career and support yourself financially has very little to do …

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Fiction Versus Fake News by Artsjournal

“Fake news stories have proved irresistible for readers. Studies have shown that people spread false news on Twitter six times faster than news that is true. Unlike novels, which create co…

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Native American Languages Are Disappearing. There’s A Bill In Congress That Can Help Preserve Them. by Artsjournal1

“On Monday, in a small step to preserve this tradition, the House passed the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act, named after the legendary Tewa linguist…

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Livestreaming Qingqing Yang’s Four Dreams (China)

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A Decade in Review by Christopher Munden

Phindie after 10 years.

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Vineyard Theatre to Honor Paula Vogel and Daryl Roth at 2020 Gala by Olivia Clement

The longtime collaborators and friends will be honored at the upcoming fundraiser in New York City.

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Young Dancers Grace the Stage in Pennsylvania Ballet's The Nutcracker by Tom Turner

Thanks to the company's school-based program Dance Chance, the next generation of ballet dancers have new opportunities.

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Danny Aiello, Actor in ‘Do the Right Thing,’ Dies at 86 by Anita Gates

A memorable character actor on stage and screen, Mr. Aiello won an Academy Award nomination for his role in Spike Lee’s 1989 film.

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Up on the Marquee: COMPANY

Company will come home to New York this season, with opening night set for March 22, 2020 at Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The production will officially open on Stephen Sondheim's 9…

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How ‘The SpongeBob Musical’ brought director Tina Landau back to her avant-garde roots by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

In taking on a Broadway musical about a cartoon sponge, Tina Landau found a connection to ‘a place where otherness, be it in human form or in theatrical conceit, was embraced,’ she tells…

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VIDEO: Watch FROZEN 2's 'Into the Unknown' Performed in 29 Languages

Disney has released a new multi-language global rendition of the Golden Globe®-nominated song a?oeInto the Unknowna?? (best original song) from a?oeFrozen 2.a??  The animated sequence from…

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Catch Four Phantoms and Kaley Ann Voorhees in Concert at 54 Below by Dan Meyer

Brent Barrett, John Cudia, Franc D’Ambrosio, and Ciarán Sheehan return for a string of performances.

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Further casting announced for City of Angels

Two additional cast members have been announced for the upcoming star-studded production of City of Angels, which opens at London's Garrick Theatre on 6 March 2020.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates the Lulus, the Youngest Stars on Broadway

On Thursday, December 12, Waitress hosted a very special reunion of 12 adorable alumnae and current Lulus for a colorful sendoff for the hit Broadway show. The girls (and their parents) trav…

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Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for the New Group's BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE

The New Group will soon present Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, starring Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez and Michael Zegen, and Duncan Sheik, in this world premiere …

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CATS Film to Release Highlights Edition Soundtrack on December 20

Today, the the full tracklisting for Cats: Highlights From The Motion Picture Soundtrack was announced! The highly-anticipated soundtrack will be released Friday, December 20, alongside th…

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Teenage Dick, Donmar Warehouse review - a fearlessly acted, well-intentioned mess by Matt Wolf

Mike Lew's riff on Shakespeare needs more art to go with its heart If good intentions were everything, Teenage Dick would be the play of the year. As it is, this British premiere at the Donm…

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Swive [Elizabeth] review, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: Clever, funny and indignant by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Ella Hickson has joined forces with director Natalie Abrahami, whose production shifts between grimly gleeful anachronism and historical empathy

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Broadway Veteran Danny Aiello Passes Away at 86

BroadwayWorld has just learned that stage and screen star Danny Aiello passed away yesterday, December 12, from a 'sudden illness.' He was 86 years old.

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New Musical About Ritchie Valens in the Works With Director Tony Taccone by Andrew Gans

Come On Let's Go! will feature songs from the "La Bamba" singer as well as new tunes written for the show.

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New Version of Be More Chill to Play Chicago by Olivia Clement

The Broadway musical will also soon be seen in London.

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Need the Perfect Gift for the Theatre Fan on Your Holiday List? BroadwayHD Has You Covered!

Give your friends and loved ones the gift of unlimited Broadway shows and musicals where they want, when they want. Share all of the BroadwayHD Favorites by giving the gift of BroadwayHD! C…

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Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘dazzling’ by Neil Norman

Imagine a cross between Giselle and The Wizard of Oz. Death by dancing and scarlet footwear. Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of Powell and

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ArtsBeat Radio/TV at Hartford Stage's "A Christmas Carol" by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio/TV travels to Hartford Stage to chat with members of "A Christmas Carol". Co-hosts Mark G. Auerbach and Patrick Berry meet director Rachel Alderman, John-Andrew Morrison, who …

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Magic review: The Good Liar. Brian Curry fools all the people all of the time by Jeffrey Walker

An easy rapport with the audience, gentle-ribbing included, and feats of mentalism that would surprise even the biggest skeptic – these are just a few of my take-aways from Brian Curry’s…

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Equity’s Paul Fleming: Abolish the arts councils and give funding power to the workers by Giverny Masso

Senior Equity official Paul Fleming has called for the “abolition of the arts councils”, arguing that current funding structures are “not fit

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“Gone with the Wind” Turns 80 by Trav S.D.

This coming Sunday, December 15 will mark the 80th anniversary of the world premiere of Gone with the Wind (1939), which was held, somewhat symbolically, in Atlanta. We jump the gun a little…

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Paula Vogel and Daryl Roth Will Be Honored at Vineyard Theatre 2020 Gala

Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel announce that the company's 2020 Gala fundraiser will celebrate Tony Award-winning pro…

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World-renowned artist tries 1,000-year time lapse photo of Lake Tahoe by Associated Press

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — An artist is starting a 1,000-year photography project in hopes of changing the impacts of climate change at Lake Tahoe.

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Photo Flash: See Jordan Fisher in a First Look at TO ALL THE BOYS: P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU

Netflix has released the first look at their highly-anticipated sequel, To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, which Jordan Fisher stars in alongside Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.

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Inua Ellams’ Three Sisters at the National Theatre – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Chekhov’s Three Sisters has been lifted from its Russian roots and transplanted all over the world over the last century or so.

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‘Pushes the comedy to its maximum potential’: FITTER – Soho Theatre ★★★★ by Amy Toledano

Ell Potter and Mary Higgins return with Fitter, their second devised show to dance their way through a interrogation of masculinity, using almost 50 interviews of cis, transidentifying men.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Laura Linney Gets Ready to Bring MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON to Broadway!

Laura Linney is coming back to Broadway, direct from London! The four-time Emmy Award winner, two-time Golden Globe Award winner, three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony Award nominee r…

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The Signalman review at Old Red Lion, London – ‘a heavy-handed adaptation’ by Olivia Rook

At this time of year, it’s a bold decision to stage an obscure Charles Dickens short story over his festive morality tale,

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Casting Set for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Starring Beth Malone

The musical will receive its off-Broadway premiere.

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Harry Connick Jr. Opens New Cole Porter Concert on Broadway

Connick takes the stage at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Cappies Review: ‘Bring it On’ at Clarksburg High School by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Review submitted by Hannah Nguyen of Northwest High School. Clarksburg’s show “Bring It On” was certainly a show to remember! Fromsolid cheer formations to smooth…

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Kneehigh's Ubu! A Singalong Satire review – karaoke hell by Kate Wyver

Shoreditch Town Hall, LondonA missed opportunity to satirise modern politics, this show resorts to panto for its obvious parodies and easy laughs We get it: dictators are bad. Roughly assimi…

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Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen review – plenty of icy sparkle by Anna Winter

Festival theatre, EdinburghChristopher Hampson’s work gets crystalline performances but the imagination never leaps – it’s more slush than sharp Scottish Ballet’s The Snow Queen, cre…

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The Vote 2019 review – James Graham's polling-station stunner by Mark Lawson

Bush House, King’s College LondonSimon Russell Beale, Mark Gatiss and Catherine Tate were on hilarious form in this new version of the state-of-the-nation comedy How is it possible that an…

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Teenage Dick review – Daniel Monks is a dazzling high-school Richard III by Michael Billington

Donmar Warehouse, LondonMike Lew’s American update of Shakespeare, directed by Michael Longhurst, captures the king’s complexity Mike Lew’s relocation of Richard III to a US high schoo…

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Hope mingles with misery in Jamar Roberts’s Ode, danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Roberts’s debut as resident choreographer forms part of a programme of ‘memorial’ dances at City Center, New York

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London Theatre News Today: Friday 13 December by Kitty Underwood

Two big names join the cast of City Of Angels, beautiful new production shots for Swive and Helen Mirren's coming to Kiln Theatre! The post London Theatre News Today: Friday 13 December appe…

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Do you Believe? Lucas Hnath’s THE THIN PLACE by Dan O'Neil

We lean in, unable to control our own desire to be persuaded, even as we know that this is a play, this is not true, this is just another gesture in a world full of them

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How Did The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! Fare in the Ratings? by Olivia Clement

Ratings are in for the Nickelodeon broadcast, which aired on three channels December 7.

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What Do Critics Think of Lucas Hnath’s The Thin Place at Playwrights Horizons? by Playbill Staff

The play, directed by Les Waters, opened December 12.

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Read Reviews for Teenage Dick at Donmar Warehouse by Dan Meyer

Mike Lew’s high school adaptation of Richard III opened December 12.

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Goosebumps, Tears, & Praise Hands! 10 Videos of Broadway Inspirational Voices That Your Day Needs

Broadway Inspirational Voices put their Tony Award-winning gospel spin on 10 Broadway favorites.

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Top Secrets of Passing Microsoft 70-740 Exam: Do Exam Dumps Help? by Smalley Bogg

Most employers in the world rely on IT professionals with validated tech knowledge and skills.

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Cinderella review at Fairfield Halls, Croydon – ‘Tim Vine on top form’ by Paul Vale

Before its extensive renovation, Fairfield Halls presented its pantomime in the proscenium-arched Ashcroft Theatre. It was an ambitious move upon reopening to

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, December 13, 2019 by Susan Grace

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

"We Have To Make Sure The Show Will Go On" by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Angela Grovey …

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5 Debut Questions: The Lion King's Phylicia Pearl Mpasi by Mo Brady

This week, we welcome The Lion King’s Phylicia Pearl Mpasi to the Main Stem and learn about her journey toward making her Broadway debut. …

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Photo Coverage: HADESTOWN Company Signs Cast Recording on the Walter Kerr Stage!

Just last night, the cast and creative team of Hadestown celebrated the show's Vinyl and CD release with a special signing event on stage at the Walter Kerr. Joining in the night full of so…

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Guys and Dolls review at Crucible Theatre, Sheffield – ‘a classy interpretation’ by Francesca Peschier

Guys and Dolls is stuffed full of iconic images of 1920s America. There are dames, gangsters, dice games and more fedoras than

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See Who’s Joining Fun Home Tony Nominee Beth Malone in Transport Group’s The Unsinkable Molly Brown by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs the Meredith Willson musical.

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In The Heights Movie Trailer released by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo In The Heights movie trailer released by Warner Brothers ahead of its release in August 2020. This post In The Heights Movie Trailer released first appeared on British Theat…

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Inside the Press Day for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s 2020 National Tour by Nathan Skethway

The tour will launch January 1 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida.

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The Bible as It Was Meant to be Heard: ‘The Gospel of John’ by Matthew Wexler

Broadway veteran Ken Jennings performs 'The Gospel of John' as a solo work in the oral traditions of the Bible. Directed by John Pietrowski. The post The Bible as It Was Meant to be Heard: …

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The Cat in the Hat review at Turbine Theatre, London – ‘charming central performance’ by Anna James

Adapting popular picture books for the stage must seem like a home run, but sometimes what works because of sparse words, cleverly

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Watch John Mulaney Pay Homage to All That Jazz by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum is being very selective about who can appear in his upcoming Netflix special, The Sack Lunch Bunch.

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Original ANNIE Cast Members Will Honor Martin Charnin With THE 1977 ANNIE CHRISTMAS SHOW TV SPECIAL: LIVE!

Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle will reunite with members of the original Broadway at TV cast in THE 1977 ANNIE CHRISTMAS SHOW TV SPECIAL: LIVE! In Concert, honoring the show's Ton…

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Thousands March Against Hungarian Regime’s Plans To Tighten Control Of Performing Arts by Artsjournal1

“Actors and directors led Monday evening’s rally in Budapest against a bill that they say threatens artistic freedom and extends the nationalist government’s reach into areas that shou…

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Rebuilding The Shattered Great Mosque Of Aleppo by Artsjournal1

“A civil engineer named Tamim Kasmo, 73, has joined a team of architects and engineers, stonemasons and woodworkers who have taken on the task of rebuilding the [12th-century] mosque. … …

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What’s there to do in Seattle this weekend? Fun in the snow, silly theater shows and more by Yasmeen Wafai

Whether you want to stay dry indoors or get active in the snow, let us help you plan your weekend with these recommended events and activities.

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‘Fun & clever dark comedy’: TEENAGE DICK – Donmar Warehouse ★★★★★ by Rev Stan

Teenage Dick is one of those play titles you have to be careful mentioning or googling, a bit like Cock at the Royal Court – but it is wholly appropriate for Mike Lew’s play.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Call Redialed: NEW Sven Ratzke Interview: "Where Are We Now" at La Mama by Adam Rothenberg

It’s been three years since I last spoke with Sven Ratzke. Last time around we spoke about his David Bowie inspired show Starman. Now, Sven is back in NYC with a brand-new David Bowie them…

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Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone

Transport Group has announced casting for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, its second mainstage production of the 2019-20 season. Joining Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play M…

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The Cat And The Canary Tour – Classic Thriller Theatre Company by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Cat and The Canary Tour announced. Bill Kenwright and The Classic Thriller Theatre Company will tour from January 2020. This post The Cat And The Canary Tour – Classic …

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of HARRY CONNICK, JR. - A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER

Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, officially opened last night, Thursday, December 12th.

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Owen Moore: In His Own Right by Trav S.D.

These days, Owen Moore (1886-1939) is unfortunately remembered primarily as a footnote in the life of his first wife Mary Pickford. Because she ascended to the stratosphere, and Moore didn…

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For National Day of the Horse: John Bill Ricketts, Father of American Circus by Trav S.D.

It’s National Day of the Horse, a more fitting occasion than you may know on which to celebrate John Bill Ricketts (1769-1800), long venerated as the Father of the American Circus. The ins…

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AYT Christmas Round-Up 2019 by A Younger Theatre

With just under two weeks to go until Christmas day (we’re definitely not counting the hours until we can start scoffing our Christmas dinner), tis the season for festive shows! Here’s w…

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Read Reviews for Broadway’s Harry Connick Jr.—A Celebration of Cole Porter by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement opened December 12 at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Review: Home for the Holidays. Majestic Theater, West Springfield, MA by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat reporter Mark G. Auerbach's Pioneer Valley Radio review of The Majestic Theater's annual "Home For The Holidays", where company members sing popular holiday songs, both classical an…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, December 13, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Cariani, Caissie, Tamika, Chip Join “Caroline, or Change” Revival and “In the Heights” Trailer Breaks the Internet “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast …

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The Friday 5: 5 Things About 13 by JK

Being that it is Friday the 13th, I felt it only appropriate that this week's Friday 5 is dedicated to the 2008 Broadway musical 13. When I started looking into it, I was really interested …

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The Darius Brubeck Quartet: Live in Poland

The pianist and his band pay homage to Dave Brubeck’s legacy with sensitivity while avoiding mimicry

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Merry Christmas, Carol review at Royal Court Liverpool – ‘touching seasonal tale’ by Catherine Jones

Charles Dickens’ perennially popular festive novella has been endlessly retold and reworked since it was published more than 175 years ago. In

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Yma Sumac: The Quintessence

The Peruvian singer’s six collected albums are a curiosity and a glimpse of an alternative decade

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Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust

The recording has an inspiring Michael Spyres, an affecting Joyce DiDonato and moments of enchanting delicacy

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Harry Styles: Fine Line

The singer adapts his unforced vocal style to various roles and has a more rounded role than his boy band days

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Aladdin review at New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich – ‘infectiously enjoyable panto-musical’ by Dave Fargnoli

Powered along by a blazingly charismatic actor-musician ensemble, Aladdin is the latest in a string of annual rock‘n’roll pantos from Peter Rowe,

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Sleeping Beauty review at Venue Cymru, Llandudno – ‘intermittently enchanting’ by Holly Morrison Peckitt

There are moments in Venue Clwyd’s Sleeping Beauty capable of entrancing both adults and children alike. The set design, elegantly lit by

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Future of immigration system is “immediate and urgent priority” for arts following election by Giverny Masso

Industry bodies have highlighted the biggest issues for the arts following the general election result – with Equity stating it is “extremely

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Sticks and Stones, ITV — words cut deep in Mike Bartlett’s workplace drama

New psychological mini-drama explores the corrosive effects of bullying and mind-play

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Dirt, disorder and poor care — The Cure dramatises NHS neglect

Stafford Hospital scandal is the focus of Channel 4 drama, told through the eyes of whistleblower Julie Bailey

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Nicola Benedetti: ‘Classical music is like a novel, not a tweet’

The violinist on making high art popular and what #MeToo means for musicians

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes review, Sadler's Wells: A gorgeous swirl of storytelling and style by  zoë Anderson,  zoë Anderson

Adam Cooper brings real weight to the role of Lermontov in this dance revival

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What does a Conservative majority mean for the arts? by Georgia Snow

Following the Conservative Party’s win in this week’s general election, we look at what the party has offered in its manifesto to

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‘Bleak & powerful’: A KIND OF PEOPLE – Royal Court Theatre by Ian Foster

Not much festive cheer around at the Royal Court, but plenty of grimly insightful writing in Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s A Kind of People.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Not Too Tame’s Jimmy Fairhurst: ‘We’ve had to be a bit more entrepreneurial, a bit more Del Boy’ by Lyn Gardner

Theatre company Not Too Tame tends to play pubs and clubs rather than traditional theatre spaces. Founder Jimmy Fairhurst tells  Lyn Gardner

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How Christmas decorations awaken our senses and memories

The FT’s architecture critic on the evocative power of a box of baubles

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DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Community Theater Productions by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the productions that left an indelible impression on them in 2019. Here are the community theater productions that left …

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Review Roundup: THE THIN PLACE at Playwrights Horizons - What Did the Critics Think?

Playwrights Horizons presents Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place, directed by Les Waters, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St), running November 22, 2019, through…

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Actor Guy Pearce on playing Scrooge and his own ghosts from the past

The Australian star on fame, fatherhood and an unsettling new Dickens adaptation

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‘The world stopped still’: Michael Collins’ stunning tree photographs

How taking pictures of London’s Hampstead Heath and Highgate Wood transported him into ‘woodland heaven’

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First Look: A Kind of People at the Royal Court

The first production shots have been released for Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's A Kind of People, which opened at the Royal Court Theatre in London last week on 5 December 2019.

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The Art Market — comedians join collectors at auction

Sotheby’s job cuts; stand-ups make art for charity; YBAs at Phillips; Schachter’s online clear-out

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How they tore down, packed up, and rolled away ‘Come From Away’ — and then set it back up again by Tara Deschamps - Special To The Star

Everything that the Toronto production does to evoke Newfoundland had to be torn down, packed up and moved to the show’s new home eight or so blocks away. Here’s how they did it.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

The Poem: Term by Owen Sheers

From the author of ‘The Green Hollow’ and ‘To Provide All People’

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Teenage Dick review at Donmar Warehouse, London – ‘a riveting performance by Daniel Monks’ by Tim Bano

Instead of staging Richard III as a vehicle for some able-bodied actor to show off how great they are by playing the

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast and Creatives of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, Starring Laura Linney

The London Theatre Company's production of My Name is Lucy Barton starring Laura Linney will start previews on Saturday, January 4 at 8pm. My Name is Lucy Barton will open January 15, 202…

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Photo Coverage: Harry Connick Jr. Brings A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER To Broadway

Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, officially opened last night, Thursday, December 12th.

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Wake Up With BWW 12/13: IN THE HEIGHTS Film Trailer, HARRY CONNICK JR. Reviews, and More!

Today's top stories: watch the first official trailer for the In The Heights film, read the reviews for Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebrations of Cole Porter, and more!

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‘A mesmerising production’: THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE – National Theatre ★★★★★ by Kirsty Herrington

The stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s 2013 novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens at the National Theatre and looks set to be a hit.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Christian Wagstaff by Arts Review

Who is Christian Wagstaff? There are a few. I Googled the name once (I’ll admit a few times over the years) and then I decided to friend request every other Christian Wagstaff I could find…

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Peter Pan review – JM Barrie's adventure flies to modern-day Wales by Mark Lawson

Storyhouse, ChesterSet against the never-never-land of present-day austerity, Gary Owen’s production broadens the play’s appeal JM Barrie’s 1904 play about a boy who never ages gets ol…

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Fitter review – a love letter to masculinity by Kate Wyver

Soho theatre, LondonEll Potter and Mary Higgins radically push on from previous show Hotter, in this fantastic, sexy, athletic examination of male identity Hilarious, sincere, sexy and bruta…

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7th Koorie Art Show Awards Winners Announced by Arts Review

Wergaia, Wemba Wemba artist, Kelly Koumalatsos, has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Creative Victoria Award for Excellence in any Media at the 2019 Koorie Art Show. Koumalats…

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Replay: Buddy Rich plays Horace Silver by Terry Teachout

Buddy Rich and the Tonight Show orchestra play Horace Silver’s “Nutville” in 1974, introduced by Johnny Carson. The members of the band include Conte Candoli on trumpet, Lew Tabackin o…

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Almanac: Chekhov on imagination by Terry Teachout

“I have in my head a whole army of people pleading to be let out and awaiting my commands.” Anton Chekhov, letter to A.S. Suvorin (October 27, 1888)

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Molière’s Still Funny (Even in German) by A.j. Goldmann

Two Berlin productions find different types of comedy in the great 17th-century playwright’s works.

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Every Brilliant Thing is back by Peter J Snee

The smash-hit of 2019 Every Brilliant Thing returns to Belvoir Street after a triumphant Belvoir debut and tour to Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. After selling every available seat this ye…

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Wade and Robyn Hughes: Looking for Whales by Arts Review

The results of a remarkable quest by two Australian photographers to observe and record the lives and behaviour of some of the world’s whales have just become available in the new book, Lo…

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Why Is Beetlejuice Being Evicted From Its Broadway Home?

Broadway's biggest landlord exorcises the popular production to make way for The Music Man.

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Watch the Original Broadway Cast of Annie's 1977 TV Christmas Special

Andrea McArdle and the company took the stage for an hour-long television show.

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Contemporary Dramaturgies in the Performing Arts in Denmark: Report from a Conference Celebrating 60 Years of Dramaturgy at Aarhus University, Denmark by Ida Krøgholt

In The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy (2016), Magda Romanska argues that if the twentieth century can be called the century of the auteur-director, then the twenty-first century will be …

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Cirque Stratosphere by Arts Review

The Canberra Theatre Centre is rapidly becoming the “theatre de jour” for producers to premiere their shows. It’s a win-win situation, because Canberra audiences get first look at show…

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Trying to Transition with Asperger’s: Diego Casado Rubio’s “Millones de segundos/Millions of Seconds” by Maria Delgado

A performance for teenage schoolchildren of Diego Casado Rubio’s Millones de Segundos (English title: Millions of Seconds) at Teatro El Extranjero offered an opportunity to catch one of Bu…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Bold new funding era delivers $7million for arts and culture in New South Wales by Arts Review

Round 1 of the new 2019/20 Arts and Cultural Funding Program has delivered nearly $7.2 million in funding across Annual Organisation, Project and Creative Koori Projects categories. Ten newl…

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Revisit the 2009 Revival of A Little Night Music by Nathan Skethway

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury starred in the Sondheim revival at the Water Kerr Theatre.

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Laura Hope Crews: Played Aunt Pittypat by Trav S.D.

Well, if we weren’t mere hours away from the 80th anniversary of Gone With the Wind, I might not have felt the same urgency toward doing a post today on Laura Hope Crews (1879-1942) the la…

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Howard Sherman: This is why Stephen Sondheim is in all our movies now by Howard Sherman

Earlier this week, Vulture – part of New York Magazine – ran a feature headlined: ‘Why is Stephen Sondheim Karaoke in All

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

The Thin Place by Darryl Reilly

After pillaging Ibsen in "A Doll's House, Part 2" and lampooning the former First Couple for "Hillary and Clinton," vaunted playwright Lucas Hnath’s latest piffle, "The Thin Place" is a Wa…

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

City Theatre’s The Cake Honestly Explores Multiple Layers Of Current Controversy by Bill Hirschman

City Theatre's production of The Cake, about a baker who refuses to make a cake for a lesbian couple, digs deep below stereotypes to examine the contemporary clash between sincerely held pri…

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Stormzy: Heavy Is the Head

Inward-looking tracks predominate in an elusive but atmospheric musical mix of blues, jazz and soul

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Why Netflix’s The Witcher fails to steal the Game of Thrones crown

The new fantasy series has the violence and unpronounceable names but not the swagger

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Versailles Revival — a perfect Christmas spectacle in art

Exhibition explores the changing symbolism of Versailles against a backdrop of war and revolution in France

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The Renaissance of Etching: a decisive moment in the history of art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition is a fascinating look at how etching revolutionised 16th-century printmaking

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Basquiat, Haring and the golden age of graffiti

An inspired pairing of New York artists combines academe and atmosphere at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria International

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What next for the playwright behind King Charles III?

Mike Bartlett upset royalists, tacked bullying in the workplace. Now he’s turned to Brexit

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Why Don't More Women Wear My Dress Size on Broadway? - A theatre lover weighs in on the lack of size diversity in the industry

A theatre lover weighs in on the lack of size diversity in the industry---As a musical-loving teen, I spent countless hours imagining myself as my favorite Broadway heroines. But my fantasie…

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A Snow White Christmas, Featuring Michelle Williams, Neil Patrick Harris, Jared Gertner, More, Begins December 13 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement continues through December 22 in Pasadena.

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