Monday, January 13, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks Chief Financial Officer by Artsjournal

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks a dynamic, data-oriented, and business-minded leader with a strong record of financial planning, analysis, and accounting to serve as CFO. This person…

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Do You Want More Audiences and Donors? 2 Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conferences to Choose From! by Artsjournal

New York, March 16-17; Los Angeles, April 14-15. Rocket Boost Your Marketing and Fundraising Into the Next Decade and Beyond! Sign up by Jan. 31 and bring 2 colleagues for FREE! (3-for-1). D…

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MLK’s final evening is imagined in NextStop Theatre’s ‘The Mountaintop’ by David Siegel

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall is a remarkably affecting play full of humanity, faith, unexpected humor, and the Almighty. Strikingly directed by two time Helen Hayes award recipient Kevin S…

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The Truth Has Changed: A ‘Must-See’ at the Under the Radar Festival by Chris Barlow

  by: Carole Di Tosti   As the Founder and Producing Artistic Director of the International WOW Company, Josh Fox has written/directed/produced three award-nominated and award-winning fil…

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People You Should Know . . . Grace Experience by Zack Calhoon

GRACE EXPERIENCE is excited to be making her George Street debut. Credits include: Grounded (59E59, directed by Alexander Dinelaris),  The Wolves (Lyric Stage Company), Beauty and the…

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People You Should Know . . . Miranda Haymon by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jejomar Erln Ysit) MIRANDA HAYMON is a Princess Grace Award/Honoraria-winning writer, director and deviser of performance originally from Boston. Her recent projects include Mondo …

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

TADA! 35th Anniversary Gala Honors Jason Robert Brown And Georgia Stitt, Hosted by Tituss Burgess

TADA! Youth Theater will celebrate its 35th Anniversary Gala. This year's honorees are Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt, and the TADA! Gala will be hosted by Tituss Burgess. 

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Twelve Gates Arts presents ‘Immanence: Tazhib in America | Behnaz Karjoo’ by Emily Esten

Behnaz Karjoo’s traditional Islamic works, now on view at Twelve Gates Arts, remind us of the evolution of deep-rooted cultures and their crucial preservation. Emily Esten reviews.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

‘Quadrille’ at Greenbelt Arts Center is a four-handed game of romance and chance where true love prevails by Ramona Harper

In a veddy, veddy proper tale about class differences, gender roles, secret lovers and the pitfalls of an arranged marriage, playwright Melynda Kiring is quite right that “the fun in this …

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Obituary: Producer Rich Affannato Dies

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that producer Rich Affannato died on January 11, 2019. According to his husband, Hamilton's Gregory Treco - 'The world lost a great light on Saturday the 11th …

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‘Grease’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts rocks and rolls by William Powell

Grease is a musical that celebrates the changes born of the late 1950s era of rock n’ roll, drive-in movies, and James Dean–an era that sat on the cusp of the turbulent 1960s. Riverside …

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Bookfilter’s January Pick of the Month by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Every month, BookFilter picks the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Soupy Twists! By Jem Roberts $24.95, Unbound Out now Name any entertainer you love, and chan…

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Rita Moreno-Led ONE DAY AT A TIME Sets Season Premiere Date

Deadline reports that the fourth season of 'One Day At A Time' will premiere on Pop TV starting Tuesday, March 24.

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Maz and Bricks: Boy Meets Girl, Annoys Girl, Gets Girl? by David Finkle

★★★ Eva O'Connor joins Ciaran O'Brien in her rom-com-plus Dublin two-hander The post Maz and Bricks: Boy Meets Girl, Annoys Girl, Gets Girl? appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Broadway Box Office Plummets As January Scaries Settle In by Lee Seymour

Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest show closed in profit, but it was slim pickings elsewhere, with the Rialto on the edge of a deep slump.

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Inside the Triumphant Broadway Return of Caroline, or Change by Kathy Henderson For Broadway Direct

When Caroline, or Change opened on Broadway in 2004, critics hailed its unique blend of personal history, gorgeous music, and a title role with the epic scale of Gypsy’s Mama Rose. Set in …

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The Truth Has Changed: Josh Fox Writes (Well) and Performs (So-So) by David Finkle

★★★ A heated discussion about almost all of today's turbulent real and fake news issues The post The Truth Has Changed: Josh Fox Writes (Well) and Performs (So-So) appeared first on Ne…

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

International theater attendees reach record high in Broadway League survey by Caitlin Huston

Broadway saw the highest number of international attendees on record during the 2018-2019 season, according to the Broadway League’s annual survey.  Last season, 14.8 million people atten…

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Rachel Bloom Pilot MOTHER MARY in the Works at Pop TV

Deadline reports that Rachel Bloom will executive produce a new comedy at Pop TV.

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Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster & More Will Gather to Remember Jerry Herman Next Month

As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman passed away at 88 years old. Next month, Broadway will unite to remember the legend.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CINDERELLA to make West End premiere in 2020 by Gabi Bergman

This will be Cinderella like you’ve never seen her before. Based on an original idea by Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve),

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Americans Spent $25 Billion On Home Entertainment Last Year by Artsjournal

The key point: Home entertainment has evolved into a true multiplatform business. Universal found that consumers are using around three platforms on average, the most common bundle being dis…

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Is Our Theatre Training System Broken? by Artsjournal

“If we don’t reinvent drama training to reflect the different needs of students from much more diverse backgrounds – and that includes those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgroun…

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Health and wellbeing feature strongly in latest Australia Council grants by Arts Review

Creative projects focused on ageing, mental health and connecting Australians are among the works funded by the Australia Council’s latest grant round investing $6.5 million in 186 project…

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Laura Linney Stars in Broadway's My Name Is Lucy Barton

Elizabeth Strout's novel comes to the stage at Manhattan Theatre Club.

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First Look at the Cast of A Soldier's Play on Broadway

David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, and more lead the Broadway premiere of Charles Fuller's 1981 drama.

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Under the Radar 2020: The Unknown Dancer in the Neighborhood and The Truth Has Changed

Pieces by Suguru Yamamoto and documentarian Josh Fox join the Public Theater's annual festival of new works.

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Report Shows Broadway Attendance at an All-Time High by American Theatre Editors

The 2018-19 Broadway season saw 14.8 million attendees, with 68 percent of them women and 25 percent of them non-white.

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BWW Flashback: Look Back at Erika Henningsen's MEAN GIRLS Journey!

This is SO not grool! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Erika Henningsen has set her departure date from Mean Girls on Broadway. The actress announced on Instagram that she will be d…

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Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, More to Perform at Jerry Herman Tribute by Ryan McPhee

The memorial service will take place at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where two separate revivals of Hello, Dolly! played.

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Theatre Review: ‘Camelot-Reimagined’ at Lumina Theatre Company by Susan Brall

“Camelot-Reimagined” by Lumina Theatre Company is playing weekends through Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City, Maryland.  The show is ba…

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Photo Flash: Sam Rockwell Stops By OKLAHOMA! On Broadway

Academy Award-winner Sam Rockwell and wife, Leslie Bibb and actor/director Chris Messina were recent visitors to the Tony Award winning revival of Oklahoma!

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First Look at Huntington Theatre Company's We All Fall Down by Nathan Skethway

The new play from Lila Rose Kaplan began performances January 10 at the Boston company.

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Melody Jane at Pangea by Trav S.D.

We spent an entertaining hour at Pangea on Saturday in a room full of Melody Jane fans, to see and hear the second iteration of her Violet Hour series. I’ve known Melody Jane in a few cont…

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Succession’s Brian Cox: ‘I was touched up by Princess Margaret’ by Hadley Freeman

Fresh from winning a Golden Globe for his portrayal of media tycoon Logan Roy, the actor talks about class, cannabis and an odd royal encounter Doing an interview over the phone can be a tha…

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Writers Poppy Burton-Morgan and Ross Willis win in Writers’ Guild Awards 2020 by Giverny Masso

Writers Poppy Burton-Morgan and Ross Willis have won in the theatre categories of the Writers’ Guild Awards 2020. The awards, which took

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Here Is Some Of The Art That Entered Public Domain Last Week by Artsjournal

A tour of some of the many paintings created in 1924. – Hyperallergic

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Open Call: Historians Needed For Today’s Debates On Current Affairs by Artsjournal

American Historical Association meetings aren’t known for rousing policy debates. At this year’s gathering, however, there was a sense that historians’ perspectives are sorely needed i…

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A World Without Work Sounds Fun. But Would It Be? by Artsjournal

The challenge of a world without work isn’t just economic but political and psychological. To paraphrase the children’s author Richard Scarry: what will people do all day? You can only c…

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New Generation Of Music Copyright Lawsuits Is Having A Chilling Effect by Artsjournal

Plaintiffs in copycat cases are largely targeting megahit songs because they’ve seen where the money is, and the increasing frequency of those court battles in headlines is causing an aval…

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Is Fiction Lying? by Artsjournal

Is fiction more like the covert violation of the liar, or like the overt violation of the ironical speaker? Unlike the liar, the fiction author doesn’t hide her untruthful intentions: they…

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China’s Movie Box Office Just Set New Records. But Things Are Cooling by Artsjournal

Top-line figures obscure “hidden secrets” plaguing the film industry. Chief among these is the fact that the average occupancy rate of theaters across the country has hit a new five-year…

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Critic Roger Scruton, 75 by Artsjournal

Scruton, who died after a short battle with cancer, was a controversial figure throughout his career as a right-wing philosopher. Author of The Aesthetics of Architecture and The Classical …

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Violins of Hope brings Holocaust-era strings to Bay Area by Jessica Yadegaran

West Coast debut of restored violins, viola and cello features eight weeks of inspiring concerts, exhibitions, discussions and other events in the South Bay, Peninsula, East Bay and San Fran…

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

A Look at Laura Linney in My Name Is Lucy Barton on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The solo play based on Elizabeth Strout’s best-selling novel will open at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre January 15.

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Old dogs and new tricks: the Hermès Quartet and guests in performance at the Phillips Collection by Whitney Fishburn

Here’s a thought: Older virtuosi are boring. That’s not original to me, but to an audience member who offered his views during a concert intermission recently. We were at the Phillips Co…

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Photo Flash: First Look At MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON Starring Laura Linney

Get a first look at four-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney as she returns to Broadway in My Name Is Lucy Barton.

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Photo Flash: Original Olaf, Josh Gad, Visits FROZEN on Tour!

Josh Gad, Olaf in the original Frozen film and Frozen 2, dropped by the North American tour of the Broadway production of FROZEN at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in LA over the weekend and …

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The Kimmel Center presents David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’s ‘The Band’s Visit’ by Christina Anthony

‘The Band’s Visit’ arrives at the Academy of Music, and Philly can decide for itself if this humble story about an Egyptian band’s unexpected detour to a small Israeli town is worth …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq The World Tour Perth by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has ONE double passes to giveaway for RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq The World  at the Riverside Theatre in Perth

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‘Yellow Face’ at Silver Spring Stage sparks important conversations by Andy Arnold

Is racism a taboo subject in the arts? Of course not. From Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Porgy and Bess to the whitewashing of the Oscars, artists have used their platform to convict American socie…

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Broadway Drops Holiday Weight: Thinner Roster Sees Box Office Down 28% To $31M by Greg Evans

Broadway’s winter thinning continued last week, with a trimmer roster and lower ticket prices sending total box office on a 28% drop from the previous week to $31.1 million. Attendance for…

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Tony Hale Doesn’t Mind Typecasting by American Theatre Editors

The 'Arrested Development' and 'Veep' actor lives in the moment for Will Eno's 'Wakey, Wakey' at ACT in San Francisco.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq The World Tour Canberra by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has ONE double passes to giveaway for RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq The World  at the Canberra Theatre Centre on

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New Year, New Website by Raina Searles

If this is your first time visiting our website, welcome! If not, you may notice things look a bit…different. So welcome to you, too, to our new website design!  Navigating your way throu…

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Theatre News: ‘Frozen Jr.’ at Aldersgate Church Community Theater by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover…

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

CHESS: THE MUSICAL (11th Hour): Cold War on the board by Toby Zinman

The precision and sense of drama makes you almost forget this is a concert and not a fully staged production.

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High School Productions of A Chorus Line, 9 to 5, Puffs, and More Will Perform on the 2020 International Thespian Society Main Stage by Logan Culwell-Block

Eight groups will remount full productions of their high school play or musical during the 57th annual festival in Indiana this June.

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Photo Flash: See Thom Sesma, Ann Harada and More At The Lucille Lortel Theatre Presentation Of SOLANA, A NEW MUSICAL

Take an exclusive look at The Lucille Lortel Theatre presentation of  the new musical SOLANA from December 9th, 2019 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.  The cast was led by Thom Sesma (Sweeny …

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Signature's Annual Gala to Celebrate Anna Deavere Smith by Olivia Clement

As well as celebrating the resident writer, the upcoming evening will also honor Board President Nina B. Matis.

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Grosses Analysis: Freestyle Love Supreme Plays to Sold-Out Crowds During Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The improvised hip-hop show from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale wrapped up its limited run at the Booth Theatre.

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VIDEO: Nathan Lane Stars in the Teaser for PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS on Showtime

SHOWTIME has announced today that the highly anticipated series PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS will premiere on Sunday, April 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series stars Tony® and Emmy® win…

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See the COMPANY Boyfriends Meet the SIX Wives

It's Broadway worlds colliding! Check out the tweet below featuring a photo of members of the casts of both Company and Six!

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VIDEO: See Andrew Rannells in the BLACK MONDAY Season Two Trailer

SHOWTIME has announced that the ten-episode second season of its acclaimed comedy series BLACK MONDAY will debut with back-to-back episodes each week beginning on Sunday, March 15th from…

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Cynthia Nixon to Direct Groundbreaking Lesbian Play on Broadway by Sara Aridi

The production, “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” by Jane Chambers, is backed by producers including Ellen DeGeneres and Lily Tomlin.

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Up on the Marquee: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

The Lehman Trilogy's strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of smash-hit, sold-out runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well …

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/13

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/12/20

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/12/2020.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Enjoy Winter with These Top Things to Do in Philadelphia by Smalley Bogg

The first months of 2020 come with full of amazing things to do in Philadelphia.

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Diana, MJ, Mack and Mabel, Birthday Candles, Intimate Apparel Complete Their Casts. Who Goes to Broadway! #Stageworthy News of the Week. by New York Theater

The typical Broadway theatergoer is still a well-to-do , middle-aged woman from out-of-town, according to statistics presented in The Demographics of the Broadway Audience 2018–2019, the 2…

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Lauren Reid voted chair elect of Broadway League by Caitlin Huston

Lauren Reid, chief operating officer of the John Gore Organization, has been elected as incoming chair of the Broadway League.  Reid will take over the position at the end of 2020, after cu…

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Zoetic’s American Son Harrowingly Documents Racial Tumult In America Today by Bill Hirschman

American Son at Zoetic Stage doesn’t offer solutions to the complexity of race so much as explore with increasing intensity the exact craggy contours of the gulf. Christopher Demos-Brown…

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Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez React to Their Oscar Nomination for FROZEN 2!

This morning, Kristen Anderson Lopez & Robert Lopez received an Oscar nomination for  Best Original Song for 'Into The Unknown' from Frozen II. The duo, who wrote the songs for the Di…

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How Patina Miller Went From Understudy to Star in Sister Act by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his concert with Kelli O’Hara, his discovery about his upcoming concert guest Miller, realizations about Judy Garland and B…

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Up on the Marquee: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Arrives on Broadway

MRS. DOUBTFIRE features a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, the Tony Award nominated team behind Something Rotten…

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Lauren Reid Will Succeed Thomas Schumacher as Broadway League's Chair of the Board by Andrew Gans

Disney Theatrical Productions President Schumacher will step down following the completion of his three-year term.

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When Disability Isn’t a Special Need but a Special Skill by Jesse Green

Two productions at the Under the Radar Festival ask if the theater is ready to embrace the artistry of autism and other once disqualifying conditions.

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Situation to open London office in May 2020 by Gillian Russo

Situation will open a London office in May 2020, the digital ad agency announced Monday.  The expansion marks the company’s first venture into the United Kingdom and its second office loc…

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A First Look at David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood in A Soldier's Play on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize–winning crime drama, directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon, opens on Broadway January 21.

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Signature Theatre Will Celebrate Anna Deavere Smith and Honor Nina B. Matis at Annual Gala

Signature Theatre has just announced that the company's Annual Gala on Monday, March 30, 2020 will celebrate Signature's current Residency 1 Playwright Anna Deavere Smith and honor Signature…

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BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To See Off-Broadway's EMOJILAND!

Get ready because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win tickets to see the new Off-Broadway musical Emojiland starring Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and more! The winner will receive…

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Photo Flash: First Look at David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood & More in A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway

Previews are underway for A Soldier's Play, which opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet Takes up Residency Role With St. Louis Symphony Orchestra by Tim Munro

Thibaudet joins Music Director Stéphane Denève and the SLSO to perform Liszt's Second Piano Concerto January 18–19.

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Cast Set for Off-Broadway’s Intimate Apparel Opera by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater-Metropolitan Opera co-production features a libretto by playwright Lynn Nottage and a score by Ricky Ian Gordon.

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Max Crumm Is Your Guide For the New Musical Emojiland's First Two-Show Day Off-Broadway

Max Crumm takes Instagram along for the first two-show Saturday of the new off-Broadway musical Emojiland.

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Average Age For Broadway Attendees Isn’t Getting Any Younger, Says Report by Greg Evans

Be More Chill and Beetlejuice notwithstanding, the average Broadway theatergoer hasn’t gotten much younger over the last couple decades: Of the 14.8 million people who attended a Broadway …

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Justin Austin, Dominic Armstrong and More Join Cast of INTIMATE APPAREL, Directed by Bartlett Sher

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop) has announced casting for its upcoming production of Intimate Apparel, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto…

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Apocalypse Now: Literature Studies Are Going Away by Artsjournal

The academic study of literature is no longer on the verge of field collapse. It’s in the midst of it. Preliminary data suggest that hiring is at an all-time low. Entire subfields (moderni…

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This Year’s Oscar Nominees – What The List Looks Like by Artsjournal

Despite a plethora of diverse films competing for Oscar love this year, the Academy largely maintained its traditional point of view, handing out the most nominations to four very male, very…

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Five Ways Music Changed In The 2010s by Artsjournal

Streaming changed the way we listened to music, and music changed in response to the way we listened. Songs got shorter, genres bled into one another, and language barriers dissolved. – BBC

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Ross Douthat: Lit Studies And A Crisis Of Confidence by Artsjournal

If there’s any lesson that the decline of Christianity holds for the painful death of the English department, it’s that if you aspire to keep your faith alive even in a reduced, non-hege…

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These Are The Ten Most-Borrowed Books At The New York Public Library by Artsjournal

Perhaps not surprisingly, more than half are books for children or young readers. No. 1 is “The Snowy Day,” Ezra Jack Keats’s picture book that is one of the first to depict an African…

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Étude Arts seeks Managerial Assistant/Contract Manager by Artsjournal

We are looking for a self-motivated, master multi-tasker - who is based in NYC - with excellent organizational skills and an upbeat attitude.

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Watch Jimmy Fallon Tell Matthew Lopez and Kyle Soller About Crying During The Inheritance by Michael Appler

Jimmy Fallon attended the opening day of the The Inheritance on Broadway, and Matthew Lopez found him in tears after the curtain fell, the playwright said on The Tonight Show. Lopez appe…

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Cynthia Erivo, Jonathan Pryce, Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver & More Earn 2020 Oscar Nominations by Michael Appler

This year’s Oscar field is crowded with Broadway alums. Cynthia Erivo, who won a Tony Award in 2016 for her turn as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, and Adam Driver, a th…

Linked From at 01:24PM #LiveatFive with Sean Allan Krill of Jagged Little Pill by

Sean Allan Krill stops by HQ to chat about Jagged Little Pill and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Livin' It Up on Top! Named #1 Theater Press Outlet in Broadway League Report by is yet again the number-one press outlet for theater fans to find out information about the Great White Way, according to a newly released independent report by The Broadway Lea…

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Ethan Slater Joins Cast of Assassins at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Ethan Slater, the Tony-nominated and Audience Choice Award-winning star of SpongeBob SquarePants, has been cast in the upcoming off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and …

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Cynthia Nixon to Direct Landmark Lesbian Play Last Summer at Bluefish Cove on Broadway; Ellen DeGeneres & More to Produce by Andy Lefkowitz

Jane Chambers' groundbreaking lesbian-themed play Last Summer at Bluefish Cove will receive a 40th-anniversary production on Broadway this year. Two-time Tony winner Cynthia Nixon will direc…

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Broadway Vacation, New Musical Based on Vacation Film Franchise, Sets World Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre has been selected to present the world premiere production of Broadway Vacation, The Musical, a new stage show drawn from characters in the popular Vacation film…

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Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel Opera Announces Casting Ahead of Premiere

The opera is composed by Ricky Ian Gordon.

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Steve Rosen and David Rossmer to Write Broadway Vacation Musical

First stop on the road trip is Seattle this fall.

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Ethan Slater Joins Assassins Off-Broadway

The SpongeBob star has been added to the cast of John Doyle's production at CSC.

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Cynthia Nixon to Direct Broadway Production of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove

Ellen DeGeneres is among the producers of the landmark gay drama.

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Cynthia Erivo Reacts to Oscar Nominations: "This Is More Than a Dream Come True"

This morning, Cynthia Erivo received to Oscar nominations for her starring role in Harriet. Erivo was nominated in the Best Actress category and in the Best Original Song category with Josh…

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BroadwayWorld Seeks NYC-Based Dance and Opera Contributors

BroadwayWorld is looking for Clasiscal Music and Opera loving contributors to join our team to cover New York Cities thriving classical arts scene!

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‘Broadway Vacation’: The Griswolds Get A Stage Musical by Greg Evans

Broadway Vacation The Musical, with characters from the popular Chevy Chase-fronted film franchise, will make its world premiere at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre this Fall. Though no announ…

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Look Back at Sebastian Stan, Mare Winningham, Ellen Burstyn, More in Picnic on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Roundabout Theatre Company revival opened January 13, 2013.

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NEWS: OffWestEnd announces the finalists for the Offies Awards 2020 by Press Releases

OffWestEnd has announced the 89 finalists for this year’s Offies Awards 2020. In 2019, Offies assessors saw around 400 shows across Greater London and made over 400 nominations covering 18…

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Broadway Vacation, The Musical to Make Its World Premiere at 5th Avenue Theatre by Dan Meyer

The Griswold family will ring in the Seattle venue’s 2020–2021 season.

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‘The music is the heart & soul of this show’: ONCE – Touring ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

A welcome return for Once, a gorgeous show with music truly at its heart and soul.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

‘Broadway Vacation’ musical sets world premiere in Seattle by Caitlin Huston

“Broadway Vacation” will have its world premiere at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre this fall. The musical, produced by 5th Avenue Theatre in association with Ken Davenport, features a sc…

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Cynthia Nixon To Direct Landmark Lesbian Play ‘Last Summer At Bluefish Cove’ For Broadway by Greg Evans

Cynthia Nixon will direct a 40th anniversary Broadway production of Jane Chambers’ landmark lesbian stage drama Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, to be produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de R…

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Brian d’Arcy James Will Join Jason Robert Brown in Concert at SubCulture by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony nominee will hit the stage as part of Brown’s residency series.

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London Theatre News Today: Monday 13 January by Hira Desai

Today's news includes Desi Oakley stepping in for Lucie Jones in Waitress, a mental wellbeing panel held by Touching The Void and Samaritans, and more! The post London Theatre News Today: Mo…

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New Broadway Demographics Research Shows Growth in Nonwhite and International Audiences by Ryan McPhee

The new report from the Broadway League explores data from the 2018–2019 Broadway season.

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Review: Three new operas showcased in WNO’s AOI Festival 2020. Is the development process working? by Susan Galbraith

2020 marks the 8th year of Washington National Opera’s showcase of new compositional teams working in the most specialized art form of opera in a rollout of three twenty-minute operas. It…

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BROADWAY VACATION, THE MUSICAL Will Premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in Fall 2020

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that it will begin its 2020/21 Season with the world premiere of Broadway Vacation, The Musical, produced in association with Ken Davenport. Broadway Va…

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‘Where’s the East End gone?’ Mark Heywood on how London Marathon inspired new play Rhubarb Ghetto & why VAULT Festival is its ideal home by Featured Content

Watching a stretch of the London Marathon near his home in Wapping got writer-director Mark Heywood wondering about what's happened to the city's East End and inspired his new play Rhubarb G…

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Broadway Horoscopes: The Songs of Lin-Manuel Miranda by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of the Hamilton creator's birthday on January 16, we match your astrological sign with a Miranda song.

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‘Last Summer at Bluefish Cove’ aimed at Broadway in 2020 by Caitlin Huston

A production of “Last Summer at Bluefish” cove, backed by Ellen DeGenres, Portia De Rossi, Lily Tomlin and more, is aiming for Broadway in 2020. Cynthia Nixon is tapped to direct the Jan…

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Prisoner of the State review at Barbican Centre, London – ‘a powerful reworking of Fidelio’ by Inge Kjemtrup

The boundless cruelty of a government that imprisons and tortures its opponents, the soul-destroying complicity of functionaries who uphold the state’s brutality

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Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in association with Eric Krebs will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brookl…

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Cynthia Nixon to Direct Broadway Bound Last Summer at Bluefish Cove by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

A starry lineup of producers are behind the Broadway premiere of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, the revolutionary Jane Chambers play that first premiered Off-Broadway in 1980. Harriet Newman …

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Theatre Review: ‘Yellow Face’ at Silver Spring Stage by Susan Brall

“Yellow Face” written by David Henry Hwang, produced by Jeff Mikoni and directed by Jon Jon Johnson is presently playing at Silver Spring Stage in Silver Spring, Maryland until February …

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Upper West Side Water Main Break Causes Closures at Lincoln Center

A massive water main break this morning in the Upper West Side is to blame for a messy Monday commute. Broadway is closed in both directions from 61st to 72nd street and many other streets i…

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Five Things We Learned About Gwen Verdon from the Documentary Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon

Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon shines a spotlight on the life of four-time Tony Award winner (and birthday girl) Gwen Verdon.

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What shows are opening and closing this month? (January 2020)

Out with the old and in with the new! It’s a new month, a new year, a new decade… but for show business, this is just the same old. The West End is constantly seeing shows come and go. O…

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Ethan Slater Has Joined the Cast of Classic Stage Company's ASSASSINS

Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) has announced that Ethan Slater will join their John Doyle-directed upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's As…

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Tony Nominee Ethan Slater Joins Off-Broadway Assassins Revival by Ryan McPhee

The cast of the Classic Stage Company production will also include Judy Kuhn, Steven Pasquale, and Brandon Uranowitz.

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Janie Dee to co-produce first London Climate Change Festival by Ruth Comerford

Janie Dee is to co-produce the inaugural London Climate Change Festival that will take place at the Charing Cross Theatre in the

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ALD’s awards celebrate emerging lighting designers by Giverny Masso

Winners have been announced for the Association of Lighting Designers’ 2019 Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the achievements of students and recent

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Magic Goes Wrong at Vaudeville Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Mischief Theatre is taking over the world. The Play That Goes Wrong is into its sixth year at the Duchess Theatre in

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Lighting designer Prema Mehta: ‘The beauty and atmosphere of the Sam Wanamaker is unique’ by Kate Wyver

Having lit many shows in her 15-year career, Prema Mehta took on the challenge of using solely candles at the wood-panelled theatre.

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TheatreWorks, City Lights open 2020 with emotionally wrought works by Randy McMullen

TheatreWorks presents Holocaust-themed 'Pianist of Willesden Lane'; City Lights opens Sarah Ruhl's 'Stage Kiss.'

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Check Out Carolyn Braver, Adam Chanler-Berat, and More in Exclusive Production Photos From Off-Broadway's How to Load a Musket by Nathan Skethway

Talene Monahon’s docu-drama, woven from verbatim conversations with historical reenactors, began performances January 11 at 59E59.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Cynthia Nixon to Direct Jane Chambers’ Landmark Lesbian Play Last Summer at Bluefish Cove on Broadway by Olivia Clement

Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, and Lily Tomlin are among the producing team for the Broadway-bound revival.

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Check Out New Production Photos of Erica Schmidt’s Mac Beth Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Red Bull Theater’s return engagement of the all-female interpretation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth began performances at Hunter College January 6.

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Tony Winner Stephanie J. Block Reschedules London Concert by Andrew Gans

The Broadway favorite was originally set to play Cadogan Hall in April.

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Review: The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. A community coping with the aftermath of a hate crime by Jeffrey Walker

How does a community face up to its history? And how does that community both move on while holding onto a pivotal moment that still elicits reactions from tears to indifference to denial? T…

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BEAM2020 to showcase 41 new British musicals by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The line-up has been announced for the upcoming BEAM2020 showcase which will present 41 new British musicals that are in development. This post BEAM2020 to showcase 41 new Bri…

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Watch the Marquee for The Minutes Go Up on Broadway by Dan Meyer

Tracy Letts' new play begins previews February 25 at the Cort Theatre.

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The Intimate Photographs That Captured Merce Cunningham by Artsjournal

“I imagine that Cunningham came to understand not only the value of this kind of in-depth documentation, but the independent strength of the photographs as well. The elemental vitality and…

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How “Little Women” Was Choreographed by Artsjournal

“Whether Jo is tackling Amy for a most grievous sisterly infraction or the sisters are tumbling over each other to get ready for a party, Gerwig keeps the sisters in constant, surging moti…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with Frozen's New Olaf, Chad Burris

Chad Burris talks making his Broadway debut as Olaf in Frozen, growing up a theatre nerd, and his time with Almost Famous and The Book of Mormon.

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Jo Lampert, Tina Benko, and Emily Davis Join Spare Rib Benefits by Olivia Clement

Winter Miller’s play, about a cabal of (in)famous women who demand reproductive freedom, will be performed over three nights in celebration of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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Cynthia Erivo, Adam Driver & More Earn 2020 Oscar Nominations by Michael Appler

This year’s Oscar field is crowded with Broadway alums. Cynthia Erivo, who won a Tony Award in 2016 for her turn as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, and Adam Driver, a th…

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‘Atmospheric & imaginatively presented’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Andy Dickinson’s play based on the true events of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is wonderfully presented but is lacking in purpose to be completely satisfyin…

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Courtney Reed, Mamie Parris, and More Will Mentor Aspiring Stage Performers Through New App by Ruthie Fierberg

Shadow Star, an app matching Broadway mentors with up-and-coming artists, launches this month.

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OSCAR SNUB: HS Drama Club Shocked After Video of “South Pacific” Performance Gets Zero Nominations by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. ROCKLAND, ME - The cast of Rockland High School drama club’s Fall production of South Pacific expressed their disbelief this morning after a video of the perfo…

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Inside the Final Performance of Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The improvised hip-hop show from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale concluded its limited engagement at the Booth Theatre January 12.

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Brian Blessed: 'All my life, 90% of men have bored the arse off me' by Mark Lawson

Dressed in pyjamas and wellies, the great actor talks about his astronaut training in Russia, the original Cats – and putting his might behind his daughter Rosalind’s very personal plays…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1071: Chloé Hayat by Adam Szymkowicz

Chloé Hayat Hometown: Roosevelt Island, NYC Current Town: Astoria, Queens! (I moved all of eight minutes away from my home-neighborhood, but the bar and restaurant options are so much be…

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Broadway's Cynthia Erivo Becomes Two-Time Oscar Nominee With Harriet

Find out which stage vets heard their names called this morning.

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Vijay Iyer presents Ritual Ensemble at Wigmore Hall — Indian music meets left-field jazz

This London gig drew on the diverse musical heritages of the pianist and his quartet

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David Lang’s new opera prisoner of the state punches its message home at the Barbican

Beethoven’s Fidelio is the template for this dark, compact work

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Oscars 2020

The race is on for this year’s Academy Awards. Enjoy our glittering round-up of interviews, features and reviews

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Rehearsals Begin For George Street Playhouse's MIDWIVES by Chuck O'donnell

Rehearsals have begun at George Street Playhouse for New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian’s "Midwives" — a world-premiere play adapted by the author from his celebrated nove…

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A First Look at Rags in London by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, directed by Bronagh Lagan, will open at the Park Theatre January 14.

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"French and yet never French enough" by Amelia Parenteau

By Amelia Parenteau. Amelia Parenteau discusses the Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales festival, which brought together francophones, francophiles, and theatre folks from around the world to …

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Slave Play’s Jeremy O. Harris to Curate a Performance Series for NYC’s High Line by Olivia Clement

The 2020 Out of Line series will feature multidisciplinary performances inspired by the popular elevated pathway in Manhattan.

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Laura Linney Will Record an Audiobook of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

Theater lovers will be able to experience Laura Linney's acclaimed performance of My Name is Lucy Barton for years to come a?" as an audiobook. Penguin Random House Audio will release a stud…

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Thick and Tight: Romancing the Apocalypse review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘a deft blend of parody and pathos’ by Anna Winter

Rambert-trained duo Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry – aka Thick and Tight – pull a blinder with their latest showcase of lip-syncing

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LA Chamber Orchestra Names A New Executive Director by Artsjournal

Ben Cadwallader has been executive director of Vermont Symphony since 2015. In 2016, he was one of nine arts administrators selected by the League of American Orchestras for its Emerging Lea…

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The Year Of The Pronoun by Artsjournal

Pronouns, along with conjunctions and prepositions, are generally considered a “closed class” – a group of words whose number rarely grows and whose meanings rarely change. So when pro…

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America’s Textbooks: Same History, Different Stories by Artsjournal

The books have the same publisher. They credit the same authors. But they are customized for students in different states, and their contents sometimes diverge in ways that reflect the natio…

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English National Ballet rises superbly to the challenge of Le Corsaire

The company brings spectacle and excellent dancing to this swashbuckling tale at the London Coliseum

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

GRACE NOTES: Monday, January 13, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Broadway Marketing Agency Situation to Open London Office by Dan Meyer

The digital marketing firm has worked with Jagged Little Pill, Mean Girls, and more.

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Last night, stars of the new West End stage musical version of The Prince of Egypt performed on ITV's celebrity skating competition show Dancing on Ice. Watch the video below!

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Singers bring Blood Moon to life at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York

The piece was performed as part of the Prototype Festival of new operas

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‘Joker’ leads the pack in Oscar nominations

Tarantino, Scorsese and Mendes among familiar names but women directors are snubbed once again

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Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and More at Closing Night of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME

Freestyle Love Supreme played its final performance on Sunday, January 12. Check out some photos from the big night, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and the cast!

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Antigone review – a mesmerising tragedy with sisterhood at heart by Arifa Akbar

New Diorama, LondonSuperb performances by Annabel Baldwin and Rachel Hosker capture the intimacy and grief of this fearlessly revisionist retelling of Sophocles’ drama This startling retel…

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A lithe, young cast assembles for La bohème

Slovakian bass Peter Kellner gives the standout performance in Richard Jones’s production at Royal Opera House, London

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Fast, bloody and maybe confusing: This ‘Julius Caesar’ is very 2020 by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

An expertly designed play and a deeply intense viewing experience, this take on Shakespeare might baffle those who don’t know the play.

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Broadway’s Billy Porter, Colman Domingo, Tavi Gevinson, More Tapped for The Twilight Zone by Dan Meyer

The stage alums will appear in the second season of the reboot by Jordan Peele.

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Producers Fly Desi Oakley to London to Fill in for Ill Waitress Stars by Andrew Gans

The January 11 performances of the hit musical at the Adelphi were canceled, although songs from the musical were performed Saturday evening.

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Game Changer by Anita Martin

2019 Send a Troupe grantees on attending their first ITF The post Game Changer appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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What's Playing on Broadway: January 13-19, 2020

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for January 13-19, 2020.

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Aaron Sorkin and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Original Cast Members Will Appear in Conversation at Town Hall

Aaron Sorkin joins original cast members of the current Broadway production TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to take an unflinching look at today's criminal justice system with member of the Exonerated…

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL's Michael Zegen

Today's guest, Michael Zegen, can currently be seen starring on the critically acclaimed Amazon series 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. The series is recently w…

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2020 Oscars: Cynthia Erivo, More Stage Alums Earn Double Academy Award Nominations by Ryan McPhee

The 92nd annual ceremony will take place February 9.

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The Victor Klemperer Case – How Political Language Shapes What Happens by Artsjournal

In Hitler’s Germany linguistic habits shaped attitude and culture, and eventually acquiescence to a system of segregation and dehumanization. The language of the Third Reich was corrosive,…

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Ruth Taylor: Buck Henry’s Movie Star Mother by Trav S.D.

Her son Buck Henry having just passed away, and her birthday falling today, it would seem to be the perfect moment to bestow some attention on Ruth Taylor (1908-1984). Raised in Oregon, Tayl…

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Pharoah Sanders On Finding Your Own Sound by Artsjournal

A lot of time I don’t know what I want to play. So I just start playing, and try to make it right, and make it join to some other kind of feeling in the music. Like, I play one note, maybe…

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Recalling Brill and McCall by Trav S.D.

At this writing Mitzi McCall (b. 1932) and Charlie Brill (b. 1938) are both still with us, although unavoidably one can’t help thinking of them in their heyday several decades ago. Peppy, …

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‘The simplicity of Rackza’s writing is masterful’: ANTIGONE – New Diorama Theatre by Tom Bolton

Holy What’s version of Antigone is about the two teenage girls at the heart of the play, Antigone herself (Annabel Baldwin) and her sister Ismene (Rachel Hosker).

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

GALLERY: Meet the quartet of conjurers competing in Could it be Magic? by Featured Content

As Paul Aitchison's hilarious tale of a magic competition, Could It Be Magic?, arrives at the Chiswick Playhouse, meet the four quirky illusionists vying for its very special trophy. Book yo…

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Cynthia Erivo, Sam Mendes & More are Nominated for 2020 OSCARS - See the Full List!

This morning, Actor and producer John Cho and actor/writer/producer Issa Rae hosted the two-part live presentation of the Oscars 2020 nominations announcement for all 24 Oscar categories.

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VIDEO: EMOJILAND's George Abud Takes Over Instagram!

BroadwayWorld got an inside look at the new Off-Broadway musical Emojiand this weekend as George Abud took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at the new Off-Broadway musical Emojian…

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Trygve Wakenshaw: Only Bones v1.4 review at Soho Theatre, London – ‘farcical physicality’ by Dave Fargnoli

No text, no props, one light. Performance artist Thomas Monckton laid down some provocatively stringent parameters to frame his 2017 solo show

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a look into the rehearsal room for timely new drama For the Sake of Argument by Featured Content

New play about journalism, polemic, the power of words and the very real consequences of publishing, For the Sake of Argument, premieres at the Bridewell Theatre later this month. Check out …

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Oscar Nominations 2020 by New York Theater

Below are the nominations in 24 categories for the 92nd Academy Awards, Joker” led all films with 11 nominations, including for Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix and Best Director Todd Phillips, …

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Scrounger review at Finborough Theatre, London – ‘full of quiet fury’ by JN Benjamin

Athena Stevens’ latest play is full of quiet fury. Stevens plays the title role in this piece, based on her own experiences,

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‘How can we talk about living together when something as basic as parenting is challenged?’ Writer Janice Okoh & director Dawn Walton on The G by Featured Content

This month, searingly funny play The Gift makes its world premiere in Coventry before embarking on a UK tour. Writer Janice Okoh and director Dawn Walton give insights into the true royal st…

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Broadway actress Desi Oakley flown in from New York to cover lead West End role of Waitress

A major outbreak of illness among the West End cast of Waitress along with another unpleasant next-door "surpies" has caused some unexpected chaos behind the scenes. American actress Desi Oa…

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Why You’ve Never Seen Beth Leavel Like This Before by Dan Meyer

Broadway’s future Miranda Priestly talks about her It’s Not About Me concert series at Feinstein’s/54 Below, which kicks off January 14.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, January 13, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

“Diana” and “Mack and Mabel” Find Their Casts, ALW’s “Cinderella” to Open in West End, and More! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the …

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‘1001 Black Inventions’ continues The Essential Theatre’s free presentations for young audiences by News Desk

The Essential Theatre rings in the New Year by continuing an 18-month celebration of the 30th anniversary of its founding. In partnership with the District of Columbia Public Library System …

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Broadway Heat: West Side Story Edition: The Elimination Round by JK

This revival has been the talk of the town for months! Yes, West Side Story has been the talk of the town. 23 of these cast members are making their debuts, and the rest of the cast is buzz-…

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Hamilton London auditions being held in March and April 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hamilton London have posted the latest set of audition information relating to the show in March and April for casting changes happening later this year as Hamilton continues…

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Magic Goes Wrong show cancelled after Vaudeville Theatre evacuated due to ‘suspicious item’ nearby by Giverny Masso

London’s Vaudeville Theatre was evacuated on Saturday night due to reports of a “suspicious item” in the area. The evacuation happened just

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‘Emotionally vivid’: Lullabies for the Lost – Old Red Lion Theatre by Rev Stan

Lullabies For the Lost is one of two plays by Rosalind Blessed about mental health that are being performed in rep at the Old Red Lion.

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As a Gender Non-Conforming Actor, Nina Grollman Sheds a Whole New Light on To Kill a Mockingbird’s Gender Non-Conforming Lead by Ruthie Fierberg

Grollman discusses her fresh perspective on Scout Finch, since taking over the role on Broadway.

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On the Arts: Remembering loved ones through music by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Music is primarily an art of association, sounds, melodies and rhythms forging connections between feelings, events and people.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Poll: Do you struggle to find affordable rehearsal space in London? by The Stage

Last week it was announced that London rehearsal facility Glasshill Studios is being forced to close because of unsustainable increases to rent

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Michael Volpe to leave Opera Holland Park after three decades by Georgia Snow

Opera Holland Park founder and general director Michael Volpe has announced he is to leave the company after 31 years to take

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Monologue festival celebrating female actors of colour to launch at Theatre503 by Ruth Comerford

A new monologue festival is being launched in London to celebrate the “complexities, richness and nuances of women of colour”. Love Sex

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Waitress cancelled performances due to cast illness. Joe’s Diner re-opens today! by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo On Saturday 11th January, it was not only Magic that Went Wrong in London, as Joe's Diner was closed too, as Waitress cancelled performances due to cast illness. This post Wa…

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La Bohème review at the Royal Opera House, London – ‘finely cast revival’ by George Hall

Puccini’s classic tale of bohemian love, poverty, life and death in 19th-century Paris returns for another revival. Before Richard Jones’ production (here

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Michelle Williams, Renee Zellweger, and More Win Critics' Choice Awards; Full List!

Last night, the Critics' Choice Awards were given out. Among the big winners was Once Upon a Hollywood, taking home the award for Best Picture, as well as Brad Pitt for Best Suppor…

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On the Couch with Grayson Perry by Arts Review

Who is Grayson Perry? British artist, author, television presenter, sometimes cross dresser. What is Them and Us about? Them and Us is about the divisions in society, our need to have an in-…

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Desi Oakley Will Make West End Debut in WAITRESS This Week Following Multiple Cast Member Illnesses

Desi Oakley is set to make her West End debut in Waitress this weekend, after the three cast members who play Jenna have fallen ill.

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Happy 60th Birthday Sir Matthew Bourne by Carly-Ann Clements

Need something to celebrate on this cold Monday morning? Well, we have just the thing. Today, the Hackney-born, multi-award-winning, ridiculously prolific, and influential choreographer and …

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Up On The Marquee: DIANA Comes to Broadway This Spring!

Diana begins previews on Monday, March 2, 2020, and opens on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th St.). Rehearsals begin on Monday, January 20th.

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Meet the new islanders who have joined the West End line-up for Come From Away

Did you hear that Gander is going to be welcoming (via London’s Phoenix Theatre) a bunch of new members of the Come From Away community from 10 February 2020 as the award-winning musical b…

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Wake Up With BWW 1/13: George Salazar Hosts L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, and More!

Today's top stories: George Salazar hosts the L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards tonight, and more!

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Jonathan Kim: Encounter by Arts Review

A solo exhibition by Adelaide-based artist Jonathan Kim, Encounter will be held at Linden New Art’s Projects Space from 23 January 2020. Jonathan was born and raised in South Korea and spe…

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‘The right kind of funny in a stone-faced world’: SCROUNGER – Finborough Theatre by Shanine Salmon

As an insight into a member of society failed by systemic stupidity and social illiteracy, Athena Stevens’ new play Scrounger is particularly relevant.

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Vaudeville Theatre evacuated due to suspicious package. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Vaudeville Theatre was evacuated on Saturday night (11 January 2020) just before curtain up on Mischief Theatre's latest hit show Magic Goes Wrong due to the report of a …

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Monday, January 13, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Billy Crudup & James Corden Among Winners at Critics' Choice Awards by Diep Tran

The 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, honoring film and television works, was held on January 12 at the Barker Hanger in Los Angeles, CA. It was hosted by screen actor, and original Rent c…

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Joy of pecs: Jessica Fostekew, the weightlifting comic shredding body fascism by Rachael Healy

When her trainer called muscly women ‘unfeminine’, the standup turned her outrage into a hilarious show full of sweat, barbells, chalk and childbirth Jessica Fostekew felt nervous yester…

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (January 13-19) by Natasha Tripney

Scrounger – Finborough Theatre, London Athena Stevens stars in her new play about the realities of living as a disabled person in

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Kate Maltby: Shaming people on social media is not the best way to punish poor theatre behaviour by Kate Maltby

On December 29, Bianca Del Rio, who is starring in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, reached the end of her tether and took

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Lyn Gardner: Drama training must adapt to help shatter theatre’s class ceiling by Lyn Gardner

Just before Christmas, Arts Council England announced that from next year regularly funded organisations will be required to report not just on

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“Chicago:” Presenting Crime as a Show by Lorena Meeser

Chicago combines passion, adultery, crime, murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation and betrayal, set in the city of Chicago in the jazz era and making it one of the most shocking p…

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Chris Medvitz: Finding Artistic Solutions by Madeline Engelsman

With a background in theatrical lighting, Chris Medvitz is a current Partner and Principal at Lightswitch, a lighting and visual design company whose focus is to offer artistic solutions to …

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Groundbreaking Festival of Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa: Inaugural Season by Alvina Ruprecht

Under the direction of Kevin Loring in collaboration with artistic associate Lindsay Lachance, the new Indigenous theatre department at the NAC is the first-ever, created in Canada, to show …

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Darryl Maximilian Robinson in "The Pirates of Penzance" by Darryl Maximilian Robinson

Chicago theatre veteran and Los Angeles-based theatre artist Darryl Maximilian Robinson can be seen in his critically-praised performance as Major-General Stanley in "The Pirates of Penzance…

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Exclusive: Broadway Great Frank Langella will Direct and Co-Star with Ageless Hot-as-a-Pistol Elaine May in “Love Letters” Off Broadway by Roger Friedman

No one is more “in” right now than Elaine May. At age 87, she’s just won a Tony Award for “The Waverly

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The waiting game by Terry Teachout

One month ago this past Saturday, Mrs. T and I were sitting on the couch in our living room in upper Manhattan, watching Gone With the Wind on TCM, when she went into a full-scale respirato…

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Just because: Glenn Gould plays La Valse by Terry Teachout

Glenn Gould plays his own transcription for solo piano of Maurice Ravel’s La Valse. This performance was originally telecast by the CBC in 1975: (This is the latest in a series of arts- a…

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Why tomorrow’s architecture will use yesterday’s materials

A Brussels non-profit is fighting waste by helping designers reuse salvaged building components

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Whiskey in the Jar — Thin Lizzy’s career was boosted by this tale of an outlaw highwayman

The band’s adaptation of a traditional ballad became a template for subsequent versions

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The Best & Worst of 2019, Part I by Maxamoo

All 9 of our regular contributors have gathered: Aurin, Ben, David, Jack, Jose, Liz, Nicole, Patty, and PennyMaria! We’re back together for our year-end spectacular, our annual episode in …

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Almanac: Patrick Kurp on the lesson of poverty by Terry Teachout

“One of the advantages of almost losing everything is the knowledge that everything is a gift. It’s given and can be abruptly taken away. There’s no entitlement. Few of us, fortunately…

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IMPRESSIONS: “The Brooklyn Nutcracker” at Kings Theatre by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “The Brooklyn Nutcracker” at Kings Theatre, "The second act carries more substance, though the storyline dissolves altogether." — Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn

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