Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Libby McDonnell on Circa’s Peepshow and designing costumes for storytelling by Sally Wright

What happens when Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Circa, the internationally renowned Brisbane-based circus company, join forces and plan

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The Little Match Girl by Lara Altunian

The post The Little Match Girl appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Dramaturgs Reflect on the ATHE Dramaturgy Focus Group (DRFG) Part I: The Foundation by Walter Byongsok Chon

Originally, this article was conceived as a section of an extended piece called, “Dramaturgs Reflect on the ATHE Dramaturgy Focus Group (DRFG),” with recollections about the DRFG from bo…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

The International Association of Blacks in Dance and PHILADANCO present THEN NOW NEXT by Vena Jefferson

IABD teams with PHILADANCO to bring its 32nd annual conference to Philly this week. THEN NOW NEXT features everything from industry panels to world-class performances to a high-spirited midn…

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Fabric Workshop and Museum presents ‘Echoes and Reverberations’ by Pamela J.  Forsythe

In conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia festivities, Fabric Workshop and Museums revisits work from five former residents whose art explores contemporary Indigenous life. Pamela Forsy…

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Philly podcast ‘Music for the New Revolution’ spotlights today’s protest music by Suzanne Cloud

Musician David Heitler-Klevans and filmmaker/composer Rodney Whittenberg bring the 'Music for the New Revolution' podcast to Philly, getting everyone ready for the 2020 election and beyond. …

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Concert News: Candlelight Concert Society presents the Poulenc Trio at Smith Theatre by Md Theatre Guide News Desk


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Comedy Kiki returns for another year by Peter J Snee

Following the huge success of Comedy Kiki in 2019, Darlinghurst Theatre Company is bringing back its festival of funnies. Last year’s

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11th Hour Theatre Company presents ‘Chess the Musical’ by Mike Rugnetta

Chess the Musical is a cult favorite that receives a powerful concert staging by 11th Hour. Two grandmasters battle over politics and love during the Cold War. Mike Rugnetta reviews.

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PPTOPA’s Few Good Men Augurs Future As Professional Theater by Bill Hirschman

It takes courage to mount a play whose 1992 film version is as iconic as A Few Good Men with an unforgettable performance by Jack Nicholson . But this production of Aaron Sorkin’s play by …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Supportive White Parents by Lara Altunian

The post Supportive White Parents appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Watch Clips of David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood in A Soldier's Play

Roundabout Theatre Company has released some footage from the new production of Charles Fuller's play, directed by Kenny Leon.

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘My Fair Lady’ at Kennedy Center. “…is as close to perfection as a musical can be…” – Lynne Menefee. READ Review. Synopsis: My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle…

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Video: Beth Leavel Sings THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, HELLO, DOLLY! And More At Feinstein's/54 Below

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) brings her brand new show to Feinstein's/54 Below for five nights of fun this month!

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H.M.S. Pinafore sails to Glen Street Theatre by Arts Review

Set sail on the high seas with Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved comedy of star-crossed lovers, mismatched marriages and mistaken identities. Award winning director, Kate Gaul, makes her Ha…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

#Ovations30: Celebrating the past, present, and future of LA theatre by Julia Stier

The 30th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards celebrated the past, present, and future of Los Angeles theatre on January 13th, 2020. The post #Ovations30: Celebrating the past, present, a…

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Social Class & Wealth And The Pursuit Of Creative Careers by Joe Patti

It appears that concerns about how social class and wealth limit access to creative careers may be a hot topic of discussion in England these days. Via Artsjournal.com is a The Stage piece b…

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‘Juliet Takes a Breath’ by Gabby Rivera by Olivia J. B. Baxter

In Gabby Rivera’s young adult novel ‘Juliet Takes a Breath,’ a young, queer Latina from the Bronx blazes her own trail to Portland, Oregon, learning that identity never has a single tr…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Children’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Mary Ann Johnson

“The Children” is one of the most thought-provoking, humorous and heart-wrenching stories I’ve seen in quite a while. The writing is brilliant, and the story is timeless. This is a pro…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Theater Review: ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ at Vagabond Players by Michael Garvey

This Neil Simon classic takes place in 1937, and oh what a year — the depression in full swing, Germany rising in Europe; meanwhile the lead character, Eugene Jerome, played by Drew Sharp,…

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Under the Radar 2020: Andares

Makuyeika Colectivo Teatral presents an intimate look at modern indigenous life in Mexico.

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Up on the Marquee: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Moves Into The Belasco

The music of Bob Dylan is coming to Broadway this February with Girl from the North Country. Check out the brand new marquee for the show that just went up at the Belasco Theatre!

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‘Violins of Hope’: Concerts slated across Bay Area by Georgia Rowe

The Violins of Hope -- featuring restored instruments created during the Holocaust -- ushers in concerts, discussions and more in the Bay Area.

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My Fair Lady To Play Chicago by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

“All I want is a room somewhere” is a lyric from the beloved Broadway musical My Fair Lady. The touring company of the Lincoln Center Theatre production of the Lerner and Loewe classic h…

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Corey Hawkins Joins AMERICANAH, Starring Lupita Nyong'o, Uzo Aduba

Variety reports that Corey Hawkins has joined the cast of Danai Gurira's 'Americanah' on HBO Max.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Why Shouldn’t We Get To Choose How We Die? (And In What Style) by Artsjournal

Many people no longer hold the kind of religious views according to which our time of death is not allowed to be of our choosing. There are an increasing number of countries where physician-…

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John August Will Write TOTO Animated Musical for Warner Animation

Deadline reports that John August will write a new animated musical for Warner Animation: 'Toto,' based on the book 'Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz.'

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Rachel Zegler Signs with ICM Partners

Deadline reports that 18-year-old Rachel Zegler has signed with ICM partners.

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Artlands 2020 | A Regional Juncture by Arts Review

Regional Arts Australia has announce that Artlands 2020 will culminate in a conference at Junction Arts Festival, in Lutruwita on Palawa country in north-east Tasmania in September 2020. Art…

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Film on daring female surfer makes waves in Bangladesh

‘No Dorai’ yanked from cinemas over lead character's name

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Peter Mountford on Queen Bette by Gabi Bergman

Bette Davis. A name that is synonymous with the film industry. Queen Bette is a one woman show that tells the

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

COMPANY Stars Patti LuPone and Katrina Lenk Join Marianne Elliott At Works & Process At The Guggenheim

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Company with Marianne Elliott on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30pm.  

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Netflix Isn’t Disrupting Diversity (Or Oscar) by Artsjournal

Seriously, is this the brave new world of streaming? Where press releases go out daily about the wildly “diverse” television creators drafted by Netflix (and to a lesser extent Amazon) b…

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Regal, AMC Theatre Chains Say They Won’t Show Netflix Oscar-Nominated Movies by Artsjournal

After Netflix received 24 Oscar nominations on Monday — the most of any studio and the highest level to date for the streaming giant — both chains said that they wouldn’t screen its mo…

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Experience Australia’s own “Little Sparrow” Exposing Edith by Peter J Snee

You’ll see life through rose coloured glasses in 2020 at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) with Exposing Edith in the

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CAATA Names Soriya K. Chum Inaugural Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

Chum will begin his post at the Consortium of Asian American Theatres and Artists this month.

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Cappies Review: ‘Puffs or Seven Increasing Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic’ at Chesapeake High School by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Review submitted by Keara Sax of South River High School. “Ladies and Gentlemen, Squibs and Squabs!” Calling all wizarding folk (and �Muggles’) to Chesapeake High School’s producti…

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MacDowell Colony Announces Winter-Spring Fellowships by American Theatre Editors

Multiple theatre artists are among MacDowell Colony’s 87 winter-spring fellows, who will receive an average of $10,000 and a fully funded residency.

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Does Your Navigation Suffer From UIC (Unnecessary Icon Labels)? by Drew McManus

Recently, SmashingMagazine.com published an article by Suzanne Scacca that examines web trends that may be time to retire. While several aren’t applicable to most nonprofit arts orgs, ther…

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TADA! Youth Theater to Honor Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt at 2020 Gala by Ryan McPhee

Tituss Burgess will host the March event.

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Bunny's Book Club illustrates the love of a good story by Marissa Oberlander

Lifeline Theatre KidSeries brings children and animals together for a family-friendly yarn. Based on Annie Silvestro's children's book of the same title, this Li…

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Daniel J. Watts, Jefferson Mays & More Win 2020 L.A. Ovation Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A celebrated group of Broadway talents were named winners of Ovation Awards for their work on the Los Angeles stage at a ceremony held on January 13. Tina star Daniel J. Watts, Tony winner J…

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Don’t Miss: Isaac Mizrahi’s Return to Café Carlyle by Matthew Wexler

Isaac Mizrahi brings his latest collection of stories and songs to New York City's Café Carlyle for a three-week run, followed by tour dates. The post Don’t Miss: Isaac Mizrahi’s Return…

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Phantom of the Opera's John Riddle Played Carlotta in His Bedroom, Now He's Raoul on Broadway by Michael Appler

John Riddle, The Phantom of the Opera’s newest Raoul, has been singing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s songs of love and loss for 25 years. Phantom was the first show he ever saw, he said to Beth…

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See Reeve Carney, Aaron Tveit, Ephraim Sykes & More Celebrate Their Grammy Noms by Broadway.com

Now this is one heck of a mixtape. On January 13, the Recording Academy New York hosted a celebration of the 62nd Annual Grammy nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Acade…

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Get a Glimpse of David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood and More in Broadway's A Soldier's Play by Broadway.com

See David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Jerry O'Connell and more in show clips of Broadway's A Soldier's Play.

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Jonathan Pryce Won a Tony For Playing a Pimp, Now He's an Oscar Nominee For Playing the Pope by Michael Appler

Jonathan Pryce was just nominated for his first Academy Award for playing Pope Francis in Netflix’s The Two Popes (Twitter must be satisfied), but the veteran British stage actor has alrea…

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Eboni Booth's Paris Extends at Atlantic Theater Company by Olivia Clement

The world premiere, directed by Knud Adams, is now in previews at Atlantic's Stage 2.

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Blood, ink, and tears by Meggie Gates

Tattooing is still dominated by white men, but women, nonbinary people, and people of color are making their mark. Tattoo artist Emily Kempf lives in a world of…

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Whisper House makes its spooky and intimate Chicago debut by Albert Williams

A young boy and his reclusive aunt face down old ghosts during World War II One might have thought that a ten-year-old show with libretto by Kyle Jarrow (author …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Feature: Cirque Stratosphere at the Sydney Opera House by David Hooley

Usually when I go along to media calls, the thing that I am photographing is theatre.  As an actor, I

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Photo Flash: Watch Andre De Shields Encourage HADESTOWN Audience to Donate to the Actors Fund

On Friday, January 10th at 1 pm,  Tony Award-winning Hadestown held an added special performance for The Actors Fund. It was the first special performance of 2020 for The Actors Fund.  T…

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In the rocky landscape of Thirst, nostalgia isn’t salvation by Max Maller

C.A. Johnson’s searing drama shows three ways of dealing with the apocalypse. Three distinct responses to the havoc of loss circle one another in playwright C.…

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‘Beach Blanket Babylon’ Folds After 45 Years of Bay Area Fun by American Theatre Editors

From the towering hats to the nostalgic songs, the beloved revue aimed for nothing but joy and hit that mark for decades.

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Idina Menzel is in talks to play Fanny Brice this fall in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl, the hit 1964 Jule Styne-Bob Merrill-Isobel Lennart musical that starred Barbara Streisand.…

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The music of Bob Dylan is coming to Broadway this February with The Girl From the North Country, and we're getting a peek inside rehearsals! Check out the video to see what happens in the r…

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How Esther Perel Turns Couples Therapy Sessions Into Podcasts by Artsjournal1

“Perel, a famed Belgian cross-cultural psychologist and educator who has written numerous books and given countless talks on the subject of relationships and sexuality, conducts these sess…

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Reconsidering Cole Porter by Artsjournal

Though he was born into genuine if provincial affluence, with second-tier European royalty filling out the family’s dance card on vacation, he chose to become a working stiff. Reversing th…

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This Writer May Have Been Russia’s Harriet Beecher Stowe by Artsjournal1

“Any man who’s ever killed a chicken knows that it’s best not to look it in the eye. [With his Sportsman’s Notebook, Ivan] Turgenev forced his fellow landowners to do that, look the …

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Is This The Earliest Drawing Of Venice? by Artsjournal

Friar Niccolò da Poggibonsi took notes on gesso tablets while he traveled, and when he returned to Venice in 1350, wrote down his full firsthand account. The oldest manuscript of the work a…

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The Most Popular (And Powerful) Word In The English Language by Artsjournal

‘The’ tops the league tables of most frequently used words in English, accounting for 5% of every 100 words used. “‘The’ really is miles above everything else,” says Jonathan Cul…

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Dance Protests In France Over When Dancers Can Collect Their Pensions by Artsjournal

On Saturday, officials announced that the government would withdraw, at least temporarily, a plan that would have raised the full-benefit retirement age, now 62 for many workers, to 64 for a…

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The Future Of Entertainment: 10-Minute Shows On Your Phone? by Artsjournal

Yup. A startup called Quibi has raised $1 billion in investment capital from every major Hollywood studio and most of the major tech companies. It has corralled an A-list tsunami to make pro…

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Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre/ Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater by Sheila Kogan

Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater exploded onto the stage with raw vitality. Harris, who choreographed most of the works, combined various styles of street dancing (mo…

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Get brunch in Lemoncurd with Three Busy Debras by Jack Riedy

Watch the best of the comedy trio before their Tomorrow Never Knows show and Adult Swim series. They're all named Debra.…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Theater J examines world history, good and bad, in ‘Sheltered’ by Barbara Mackay

Alix Sobler’s play Sheltered, based on real-life characters, is a rarity. It is a history play that doesn’t fall into the trap of portraying a period in history in such detail that it fo…

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Watch Clips of 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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Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Seeks Submissions by Matthew Wexler

U.S. high school student can enter the musical theater songwriting challenge, with the chance to have their work recorded and published. The post Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Seeks …

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‘You Will Die’ reminds us of our mortality by S. Nicole Lane

Metal art breaks into the white-wall gallery. It felt like a typical trip to a music venue; there was even a line down the street. Public Works Gallery had reach…

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by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Tanisha Moore (Photo by Marc J. Franklin) …

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Married Thirty-five Years and Counting (or maybe not): “Bone on Bone”Premiere by Philip

Many a fine play is waylaid by shoddy acting and/or directing. (Recall your last misbegotten Shakespeare.) Conversely, a lesser theater piece can be enhanced by superior efforts in those cat…

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Fran Drescher confirms development of ‘The Nanny’ into a Broadway musical by Sean McLoughlin

Fran Drescher, the creator and star of one of the 90’s most loved sitcom’s has announced the development of ‘The

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone Join Company Panel at Guggenheim’s Spring 2020 Works & Process Series by Dan Meyer

Tony-winning director Marianne Elliott will discuss the upcoming revival of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical with the stars.

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Broadway San Jose announces blockbuster 2020-21 season by Jim Harrington

Check out Broadway San Jose's lineup of Tony-winning musicals and other acclaimed shows, including "Dear Evan Hansen," "Tootsie" and "The Lion King."

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David Mamet's THE CHRISTOPHER BOY'S COMMUNION Will Be Staged For the First Time Starring William H. Macy and More

David Mamet's new play, THE CHRISTOPHER BOY'S COMMUNION, will be staged for the first time, for a limited time only. Featuring a cast, that includes Rebecca Pidgeon, William H. Macy, Clark G…

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Check Out Three Scenes from Broadway’s Explosive New Drama A Soldier’s Play

Watch three scenes from Roundabout Theatre Company's debut Broadway production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Soldier's Play.

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Creative journey leads back to downtown San Jose theater: Pizarro by Sal Pizarro

San Jose actor Jonathan Rhys Williams has come full circle in his career as he prepares to take the reins of Tabard Theatre Company.

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Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and Cast of HADESTOWN Have Joined BroadwayCon Lineup for MainStage Spotlight Session

Hadestown has joined the Broadway 2020 lineup for an exclusive MainStage Spotlight Session on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights from 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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Go Inside the 2019 Steinberg Playwright Awards Honoring Jackie Sibblies Drury and Lauren Yee by Nathan Skethway

The Fairview and Cambodian Rock Band playwrights are the recipients of the 2019 award, which comes with a $50,000 cash prize.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with John Riddle of The Phantom of the Opera by Broadway.com

John Riddle stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about The Phantom of the Opera and more with Beth Stevens.

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Backstage at The Phantom of the Opera with Ben Crawford, Episode 3: Impromptu Chats by Broadway.com

The Phantom of the Opera star Ben Crawford drops in on his co-stars for impromptu interviews backstage at the Majestic Theatre!

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Alma Dance Company Presents Yellow January 18 by Playbill Staff

The performances—including a relaxed matinée—will support The Sunrise Movement.

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50 moments that shaped entertainment and pop culture 50 years ago by Peter Larsen

'MASH,' 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and the debut album from Black Sabbath all are among the moments of pop culture history that happened in 1970.

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‘My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding’ is back and as political as ever by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Early creation by ‘Come From Away’ team returns to Toronto for a Project Parenthood benefit on Jan. 21.

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Love, Medea by Mark Dundas Wood

The production is unapologetically irreverent. At the beginning, we see a masked Greek chorus wearing long robes, shuffling ever-so-slowly around the stage of the Center at West Park (the sa…

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BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations!

Last night in celebration of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Academy New York Chapter, the Recording Academy New York hosted a special Nominee C…

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Manners, Messes, and Marmalade: Paddington Gets in a Jam Comes to the Stage

The accident-prone bear brings his butterfingered antics to the DR2 Theater.

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London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 14 January by Hira Desai

In today's roundup we've got news from Hearts For The Arts Awards 2020, casting updates for 9 To 5 The Musical and more! The post London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 14 January appeared firs…

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Adults at Play: A Review of Forts: Adult Night at Filament Theatre by Newcity

Filament kindly offers a theatrical experience designed to bring the inner child out of any tired and overworked adult.

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Return Engagement of Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation Extends Run at York Theatre Company by Andrew Gans

The musical theatre spoof from Gerard Alessandrini begins performances January 15.

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Notre Dame Cathedral’s Roof, Destroyed By Fire, Should Be Rebuilt In Wood, Says Top French Architect by Artsjournal1

“Eric Wirth, vice president of the Guild of French Architects, … forcefully argued that wood — rather than concrete, material, or other materials that have been suggested — was the m…

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Could The Walls Of Notre-Dame Cathedral Really Collapse? Yes, It’s Quite Possible by Artsjournal1

Says the former master builder (i.e., chief preservation officer) of Cologne Cathedral, “The risk of further collapse is quite realistic. The vault is unlikely to collapse as a whole, but …

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Five Years After Charlie Hebdo Shootings, France Plans Center For Satirical Cartoons by Artsjournal1

“In an announcement made on Tuesday, the French culture minister Franck Riester said the project was ‘conceived and wanted’ by Georges Wolinski — one of five caricaturists killed in …

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Ballet BC Names Emily Molnar’s Successor As Artistic Director by Artsjournal1

“French-born Nederlands Dans Theater alumnus Medhi Walerski has been named the troupe’s artistic director, starting officially in July 2020. … [He] replaces longtime artistic director …

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Filmmaker Ivan Passer Dead at 86 by Artsjournal1

Along with his classmate Miloš Forman, Passer was one of the key figures of the Czech New Wave in the 1960s, and after the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviets, the two escaped to…

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Time’s Up Creates Database Of Diverse Critics by Artsjournal

The new database hosts profiles of underrepresented critics and journalists and invites media outlets, studios, networks, talent and film and television critics associations to find and cont…

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Broadway Sets Another Attendance Record; Nonwhite And International Audiences Growing by Artsjournal1

According to the Broadway League’s annual Demographics of the Broadway Audience report for 2018-19, admissions for the season hit an all-time high of 14.8 million, with attendees from outs…

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Extreme Film Criticism (Can You Hang?) by Artsjournal

Some film critics now differentiate themselves from amateurs through the practice of Extreme Film Criticism. In it, critics subject themselves to physical, film-related challenges that bear …

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Royal Family to Bring Back Women on Fire: Stories From the Frontlines by Olivia Clement

Kathleen Chalfant will once again lead the performances, joined by a rotating cast for a limited run.

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Three Songs From Six That You Should Know & Be Obsessed With Right Now

Six begins performances on Broadway in less than a month, so let's get some tracks on loop.

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New Oakland arts center emerging in most unusual spot by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

With Oakland arts center the Flight Deck set to close soon, the Flax Art & Design store is emerging a potential performance site.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! to Present Benefit Concert for Australian Wildfire Relief by Ryan McPhee

The musical will also donate its proceeds from its performance on January 26 (Australia Day).

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Women of Color on Broadway Will Celebrate LaChanze and Melba Moore at The Cooper Union's Great Hall

Women of Color on Broadway, a non-profit dedicated to supporting women of African, Latin, and Asian descent pursuing careers in musical theater, will present its Purple Crystal Honorary Awar…

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Step Into The Rehearsal Studio for MJ on Broadway by Broadway Direct

MJ is the electrifying new Broadway musical that takes audiences inside the creative process of one of the greatest entertainers in history. Featuring over 25 of Michael Jackson's biggest hi…

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Winners of Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Will be Performed Along with Jeremy O Harris & Theresa Rebeck

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced that submissions are now open for their 10th annual festival of 10-minute plays of height…

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First Look: A Soldier’s Play by Broadway Direct

1944. A Louisiana Army base. A sergeant is murdered—and the crime, with its masterfully unfolded investigation, triggers a gripping barrage of questions about sacrifice, service, and ident…

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Watch Now: TINA – The Tina Turner Musical on The Late Show by Broadway Direct

The cast of the hit Broadway musical TINA - The Tina Turner Musical perform a high-impact number from the show, "River Deep / Mountain High" led by the incredible Adrienne Warren. #Colbert #…

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MOULIN ROUGE! Will Donate Profits and Present MAKE IT RAIN RALLY to Benefit Australian Wildfire Relief Efforts

As the world watches the devastating wildfires unfold in Australia, everyone at Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway is heartbroken. The production's roots in Australia run deep: the film w…

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First Look: My Name is Lucy Barton by Broadway Direct

Award-winning actress Laura Linney returns to Broadway in the American premiere of My Name is Lucy Barton, a haunting new solo play adapted by Rona Munro from the bestselling novel by Pu…

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Bat Out of Hell—The Musical Will Play Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood by Andrew Gans

The limited run is the first production in a new partnership between Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment and Seminole Hard Rock.

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Review: Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop at NextStop Theatre by Missy Frederick

When a play about Martin Luther King, Jr. is set at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis on the evening of April 3, 1968, it’s easy to assume that you know where the play is going. But The Mount…

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Under the Radar: To The Moon. Laurie Anderson’s playful lunar exploration via Virtual Reality by New York Theater

This 15 minutes of Virtual Reality offering the sensation of looking at, walking on and flying over the moon — created by performance artist Laurie Anderson and new media artist Hsin-Chien…

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Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Will Lead HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at the Royal George Theatre; Full Cast Announced!

HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, a new musical about life, love and the roller rink starring American Idol power couple Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, has announced full casting for the world premier…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Full cast announced for The Glee Club

The full cast has been announced for the new production of Richard Cameron’s The Glee Club which is coming to London’s The Kiln Theatre for a limited run this summer. Kai Owen will joi…

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Cuttin' It review – tale of friendship and FGM still wields terrible power by Arifa Akbar

Royal Exchange, ManchesterCharlene James’s 2016 play about female genital mutilation combines a powerful social message with bursts of humour It’s a “messed-up tradition” says one o…

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Deadline soon for tickets to arts council's annual banquet by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Lifetime achievement awards are going to Stages co-founders Jack Lane and Michael Hamilton, and to artist/teacher Solomon Thurman Jr.

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Black Rep's unmissable 'Two Trains Running' is right on time by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Black Rep stages brilliant production of August Wilson play.

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LGBT magazine Vital Voice ending operations at end of month by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After 10 years of owning the publication, Darin Slyman posted Sunday on Facebook that he plans to "move onto a new chapter."

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Tony Winner Ali Stroker Narrates Audiobook for Sonia Sotomayor's JUST ASK

Tony Award®-winning actress Ali Stroker (Oklahoma, Deaf West's Spring Awakening, The Glee Project) narrates the audiobook of JUST ASK: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You (Listening Library; on …

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Watch Les Miz Tour Star Patrick Dunn's Moving Rendition of 'Bring Him Home' by Broadway.com

Patrick Dunn is playing Jean Valjean on the Les Miz tour. Get a glimpse at his gorgeous vocals on the iconic song "Bring Him Home."

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Oh How We Love You: Watch Tina's Adrienne Warren Perform 'River Deep, Mountain High' on The Late Show by Michael Appler

Simply the best! Adrienne Warren shimmied her way up to the Ed Sullivan Theater on January 13 to perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Warren, who plays Tina Turner in the smash…

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Kelsey Grammer to Lead North American Premiere of Menier's The Boy Friend in Toronto by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Kelsey Grammer will take on the role of Lord Brockhurst in an upcoming Toronto staging of Sandy Wilson's delightful 1953 tuner The Boy Friend. The production, a transfe…

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Jerry Herman Memorial to Feature Performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster & More by Andy Lefkowitz

A memorial service for legendary Broadway composer Jerry Herman will be held on February 3 at 3:00pm at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, according to Variety. Herman passed away on December 26 of …

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WMO founder Marko Stojanovic: ‘These are exciting times for the art of mime’ by Nick Awde

With festivals appearing all over Europe and new technology on the horizon, mime appears to be having a moment. Marko Stojanovic, founder

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Harry Connick Jr. Announces Tour Dates for True Love: An Intimate Performance by Andrew Gans

The limited tour, featuring the songs of Cole Porter and more, will launch in February in Las Vegas.

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Man’s Seasonal Depression Announces Extended Run Through Spring by Broadway Beat

by Dan Kozuh. @dankozuh. CHICAGO - A local man’s seasonal depression, which opened in early October, has announced that due to a successful run through the Fall and Winter, the production …

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Former West End 9 to 5 stars reprise roles ahead of show's closing

It has just been confirmed that Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley are set to reprise their roles as Violet and Franklin Hart Jr. in 9 to 5 respectively whilst the Dolly Parton musical simul…

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Graeae launches ‘Crips with Chips’ scratch night for D/deaf and disabled writers by Giverny Masso

D/deaf and disabled theatre company Graeae has launched its first scratch night. Called Crips with Chips, the event aims to give D/deaf

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Suresnes Cités Danse 2020 opens in Paris with a double bill of new work

An outstanding piece by a Comoran choreographer helped launch this year’s edition of the hip-hop dance festival

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Bestselling Author Chris Bohjalian Will Host Post-Performance Talkbacks At MIDWIVES Next Week by BroadwayWorld

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick P…

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Broadway Grosses w/e 01/12/2020: Broadway still in hibernation

While the weather was trying to tell us otherwise last weekend, it’s certainly still January on Broadway. Grosses fell a steep 28% last week to $31M.  Much of the drop was a result of sev…

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Elizabeth Banks to be honored by Harvard's Hasty Pudding with Jan. 31 parade by Associated Press

“Elizabeth is a role model to all of the young women in the Theatricals, especially in a year with a female writer, female producers, and a majority female cast."

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Unknown Dancer in the Neighborhood by Joel Benjamin

Wataru Kitao in Suguru Yamamoto’s “The Unknown Dancer in the Neighborhood” at The Japan Society (Photo credit” Ayumi Sakamoto) Joel Benjamin, Critic Suguru Yamamoto’s solo dance/th…

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Churchill, Derek Jarman and Barbara Cartland star in Romancing the Apocalypse

Dance/cabaret outfit Thick and Tight brings genre-busting vignettes to the Lilian Baylis Studio, London

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Scrounger, Finborough Theatre review - uncomfortable play tackles disability discrimination by Saskia Baron

Athena Stevens confronts the challenges faced by wheelchair-users Scrounger is no comfortable evening in the theatre, for reasons both intentional and inadvertent. Athena Stevens’ new pl…

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Rachel Bloom Finds Next TV Project in Mother Mary by Ruthie Fierberg

The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator will executive produce and star in the Pop TV pilot.

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Three on the Aisle: Not Throwing Away Their Aughts by American Theatre Editors

The critics look back on a decade of change in the American theatre, and discuss 'Greater Clements,' 'Sing Street,' and the 'My Fair Lady' tour.

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FIRST LOOK: Step into the world of Mary Prince with production images for award-winning VAULT Festival show, Sold by Featured Content

Joy, anguish and a looming noose - take a look at fantastic pictures of Sold, the award-winning drama from Kuumba Nia Arts, which tells the forgotten story of Mary Prince, a woman born into …

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Taylor Iman Jones, Lesli Margherita, Kate Rockwell, More Set for Broadway Sings Queen by Dan Meyer

Tony nominees Stark Sands and Jarrod Spector will also join the host of Broadway alums celebrating the British rock band.

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South Coast Repertory and Playwrights Horizons Launch New $60,000 Play Commission by Olivia Clement

Awarded to “a major American playwright,” the inaugural recipient of the commission will be announced in the spring.

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Obituary: Mike Barnett – engineer who created some of the West End’s most spectacular effects by Michael Quinn

When The Stage noted in 1986 that “at the moment the West End owes more to the engineering skills of Mike Barnett

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BWW Album Review: Cast Album of THE NEW YORKERS Is a Witty Love Letter to the Greatest City in the World

Ghostlight Records recently recorded a new cast album of Cole Porter's 1930 musical The New Yorkers, based on the 2017 production from New York City Center Encores! Inspired by legendary car…

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Photo Flashback: Carrie Fisher After a Performance of CENSORED SCENES FROM KING KONG in 1980

Today we're taking a look back into our archive with this flashback photo of Carrie Fisher after a performance of Censored Scenes From King Kong in 1980.

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Honored Few by Sandra Lundgren

First eight productions invited to ITF 2020 main stage The post Honored Few appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Director Jen Tan: ‘The shows I wanted to see weren’t necessarily the shows that I could be in’ by Ruth Comerford

Director Jen Tan is currently working on the world premiere of Julie Tsang’s psychological thriller Fix. She tells Ruth Comerford about the

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Roman Holiday Musical Will Make Its U.K. Premiere at Curve Theatre by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster will direct the summer production.

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Watch This Sneak Peek at the Immersive Beyond Babel by Roberto Araujo

The dance show arrives in New York following a sold-out run in San Diego.

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10 Tenor Audition Songs About Love, Relationships, and Breakups by Performerstuff

10 Tenor Audition Songs About Love, Relationships, and Breakups Written by Tiffany Wilkie January 9, 2019 Tenors! Explore this list of audition song suggestions about themes like love, …

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Up On The Marquee: Laura Linney Brings MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON to Broadway

Four-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney returns to Broadway in My Name Is Lucy Barton, a haunting new solo play adapted by Rona Munro from the bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize winner El…

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Kelsey Grammer Will Star in North American Premiere of The Boy Friend by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre in March.

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Vocalizing Difficult Issues as Playwrights in Residence by Pearl Cleage, Vera Starbard (tlingit/dena’ina)

By Pearl Cleage, Vera Starbard (Tlingit/Dena’ina). In part one of their conversation, playwrights Vera Starbard and Pearl Cleage talk about their respective residencies—at Juneau, Alaska…

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Go 'River Deep, Mountain High' With a Live Performance From Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Dan Meyer

Headline Adrienne Warren and her co-stars performed the hit track from the Broadway musical on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Up On The Marquee: Tracy Letts' THE MINUTES Comes to Broadway

Performances for THE MINUTES begin Tuesday, February 25, 2020, ahead of an official opening on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

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English National Opera announces plans for more inclusive opera industry

The English National Opera has announced today (14 January 2020) a new phase in its diversification strategy aimed at making the opera industry more inclusive, accessible, and representative…

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Susan Grace

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BWW Readers Pick The Next TV Live Musical With Our Bracket!

We asked, and you answered! In anticipation of Young Frankenstein Live, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to pick their top choice for the next show to head to the small screen and get the live…

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BWW Review: Josh Fox's THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED Explores The Complexity and Sophistication of Public Influence

Plenty of those who weren't nodding their heads in agreement reacted with incredulousness or perhaps a big guffaw three years ago when Presidential Counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared on 'Me…

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Stand Up for Bushfire Relief benefit concert announced by Gabi Bergman

In the face of the devastation caused by bushfires across Victoria, the Melbourne Comedy community is coming together to support

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News Reports Of Joshua Helmer’s Behavior ‘Barely Scratched The Surface’, Say Philadelphia Museum Of Art Staffers by Artsjournal1

A statement signed by hundreds of current and former employees says that “the reporting in the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer seems to barely scratch the surface of the abuse…

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Director Ousted At Erie Art Museum Following High-Profile Reports Of Sexual Harassment by Artsjournal1

Just one business day after articles were published detailing accusations that he propositioned and even dated subordinates in Erie and in his previous post at the Philadelphia Museum of Art…

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Sampling Every Sound A Stradivarius Can Make by Artsjournal1

Here’s a detailed look at a project by the Museo del Violino in the Italian city of Cremona (the Stradivari family’s hometown and to this day a center of instrument-making) to digitally …

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Kelsey Grammer Will Lead THE BOY FRIEND In Toronto

THE BOY FRIEND by Sandy Wilson will come direct to Toronto from an acclaimed, sell-out season at the prolific Menier Chocolate Factory in London and prior to a West End transfer, will have a…

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VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Talks MEDEA, Injuring Himself on Stage, & More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

Bobby Cannavale was a guest on Monday night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about his new off-Broadway play, Medea. During the interview, he talks about working with his par…

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Stark Sands, Kate Rockwell, Constantine Maroulis and More Set For BROADWAY SINGS QUEEN

Broadway talents including Stark Sands (Kinky Boots), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), and Constantine Maroulis (Jekyll & Hyde, 'American Idol') complete the starry lineup for the next instal…

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VAULT Festival: Audiences to unleash their dark side with urban game Jekyll / Hyde by Featured Content

Can you get away with murder? That's the question being asked of players of monstrously exciting new immersive game Jekyll / Hyde, which runs at VAULT Festival next month. Time to book your …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Shackleton and His Stowaway review at Park Theatre, London – ‘an uneven historical drama’ by Dave Fargnoli

Chronicling the infamous, disaster-stricken 1914 attempt to cross Antarctica, Shackleton and his Stowaway is an uneven historical drama from author Andy Dickinson.

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Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley announce return to 9 to 5 the Musical by Georgia Snow

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley will return to the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical next month, as the show enters

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VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep / Mountain High' on THE LATE SHOW

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the cast of the hit Broadway musical 'TINA: The Tina Turner Musical,' performed 'River Deep/Mountain High,' led by the incred…

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Rueful romance in ‘Now and Then’ by Upcounty Theatre by Bob Ashby

Sean Grennan’s Now and Then, receiving its East Coast premiere courtesy of Upcounty Theatre in Germantown, Maryland, deals in regret anticipated and recollected, and inquires about the pos…

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Could a postgraduate acting course kick-start your theatre career? by Sarah Lambie

Whether a follow-up to a first degree or an academic boost for seasoned performers, a master’s course can be a stepping stone

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David Fynn returns to the West End’s School of Rock before it closes

David Fynn originated in the lead role of Dewey Finn in the London School of Rock production back in 2016 when it had its UK premiere. He will be returning to the role at the Gillian Lynne …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

At London’s Kings Place, the Nature Unwrapped series has big ambitions

Nature Unwrapped, a year-long series at Kings Place in London, features classical, folk — and the sounds of the animal kingdom

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

“Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” and “Broadway Vacation” Make Broadway-Bound Plans, Academy Award Noms, Ethan Slater Joins “Assassins” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday th…

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Virtual pop star Hatsune Miku makes a real impact at the Brixton Academy

This London show from the holographic character points a way towards the future of fandom

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Cuttin’ It review at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – ‘a resonant revival’ by Natalie Douglas

There’s nothing Muna (Asha Hassan) likes more than chatting with her friends or sitting in front of Judge Rinder with a packet

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Failures of imagination by Terry Teachout

As I watched Dolemite Is My Name on Netflix the other day, I realized that I never anticipated living to see the end of movies as a public and collective viewing experience. Yet it’s well…

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Lookback: on getting a presidential commission framed by Terry Teachout

From 2005: I went to my framer yesterday afternoon and picked up the presidential commission for my appointment to the National Council on the Arts. It is a splendidly old-fashioned document…

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What Broadway’s A Soldier’s Play Is Really About by Dan Meyer

David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jerry O’Connell, and more bring the Pulitzer Prize-winning play to a new audience.

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Almanac: William Maxwell on personal memory by Terry Teachout

“Lately I have had the feeling that I have my whole life to consider and enjoy, especially the periods that were especially nice and that when I was younger I might have regretted because …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Leicester’s Curve announces UK premiere of Roman Holiday musical by Ruth Comerford

A musical adaptation of Roman Holiday is set to have its UK premiere as part of Curve’s 2020 season. The musical is

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NEWS: Very Rascals brings tale of grief It’s Beautiful, Over There to London by Featured Content

Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019, Stephanie Greenwood's autobiographical one-woman show It's Beautiful, Over There will receive a London run at the Tristan Bates Th…

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A Beginners Guide To Rags The Musical by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rags the musical opens tonight at the Park Theatre London. Whilst Rags enjoys a cult following amongst hardcore musical theatre fans, many are unfamiliar with this classic sc…

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ENO to recruit five minority ethnic string players in expansion of diversity pledge by Georgia Snow

English National Opera is expanding its drive to recruit more diverse talent, with a pledge to appoint five new string players from

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Dance company Jasmin Vardimon to open pop-up space in Ashford by Giverny Masso

Contemporary dance-theatre company Jasmin Vardimon is to open a pop-up venue in a shopping centre in Ashford, Kent. The space will be

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Cue the zombies! Night of the Living Dead remade in real time onstage by Chris Wiegand

There are more than 1,000 shots in George Romero’s classic horror movie. Can a band of actors, armed with video cameras and Barbie dolls, recreate it? A winding road. Two bickering sibling…

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Immersive zombie-show performers accuse producer of safety failings and £60k unpaid wages by Matthew Hemley

Actors from failed immersive zombie show Variant 31 have accused organisers of putting them at risk from a catalogue of health and

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Michael Arden, Daniel J. Watts, and More Win LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards

The 30th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Monday, January 13, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel …

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A Story About Zoot And Hawk by Artsjournal1

Here’s an item purloined (with his permission) from bassist Bill Crow’s column “The Band Room” in Allegro, the publication of New York Local 802 of the American Federation Of Musicia…

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Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the Steinberg Playwrights Awards

Steinberg Playwright Awards took place Monday, January 13, 2020.

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The Sex Scene Evolves for the #MeToo Era by Lizzie Feidelson

Studios and theaters are hiring intimacy coordinators to keep actors safe. The twist: They’re also making the scenes sexier.

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2nd Look: Official production shots for Rags at London's Park Theatre released

The first official production photos have been released for the Park Theatre revival production of Stephen Schwartz's Rags The Musical. Check out all 14 images in the gallery below.

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REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Behind the scenes for ‘missing’ Black British history play The Gift by Featured Content

How have director Dawn Walton and the cast of Janice Okoh's new play The Gift been getting to grips with a little-known chapter of 19th-century British history? Check out our bumper gallery …

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Wake Up With BWW 1/14: Cameron Dallas Joins MEAN GIRLS, and More!

Today's top stories: Cameron Dallas joins Mean Girls tonight, and more!

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UCA’s head of performing arts Lyndsay Duthie: ‘All students could watch and read more outside of their comfort zones’ by John Byrne

How did you start off in the performing arts? Having studied media and performing arts, I actually began in television working at

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Actor Szandra Asztalos on her first job: ‘Being yourself is half the battle in any audition’ by John Byrne

I am originally from Hungary but now live in London, where I studied acting. It is ironic that I got my first

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The Green Room: How do you cope with beginning a new job? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details…​​​​​ Emily

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

What Laura Linney Learns From Bad Shows by Variety

The "Ozark" actress, now on Broadway in "My Name is Lucy Barton," on the lessons of failure, her favorite costars and why solo shows are "bonkers."

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

The 30th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards Winners by LA Stage Alliance

The Ovation Awards are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles, created to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, production and design in the Greater Los Angeles area. T…

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The Other Room’s Dan Jones: ‘We have a relentless urge to defy expectations’ by Nicholas Davies

Founded in 2014, the Welsh pub venue won The Stage award for best fringe theatre just two years later. Its artistic director

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Sting Stars in The Last Ship National Tour, Setting Sail January 14 by Dan Meyer

The production makes its first port of call in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Grace Smart: Look out for yourself and others – my commandments for designers in 2020 by Grace Smart

I’m climbing on to my ‘why design is important’ soap box again, religious iconography and megaphone in hand, ready for another year

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Conor Madden: Brain injury nearly ended my career – now I’m back on stage by Conor Madden

In front of 800 raucous teenagers at the Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork, I was stabbed in the face, accidentally, while playing

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London’s Vault Festival 2020: what are the best shows to see? by Natasha Tripney

London’s subterranean arts festival gets bigger every year. Occupying a series of tunnels under Waterloo Station and increasingly spilling out into the

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

“Cyrano De Bergerac” at The Playhouse Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Actor James McAvoy is much in demand: in the BBC’s His Dark Materials he is busy saving a parallel world, while in the poetic universe of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac he is ta…

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Is The Key Focusing On Accessibility First? by Joe Patti

Via Artsjournal last week was an article about the London Short Film Festival using glasses technology developed by the National Theatre to provide captioning to D/deaf and hard of hearing a…

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A Space Divided: GCTC’s “Cottagers and Indians” an Evocative Disavowal of White Privilege by Aisling Murphy

The split is clear upon first glance.  He wears muddy jeans and rain boots, while she dons pristine khakis and purple Crocs. His space boasts shoots of wild rice, while hers stands testamen…

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A Christmas Carol, Ragtime, Jefferson Mays, More Win L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards by Dan Meyer

Tony-nominated director Michael Arden, Dana H. playwright Lucas Hnath, and Tina star Daniel J. Watts also took home awards for their work in Southern California.

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Winter Is Here: Broadway Shows Face January Chill with Big Drops for Long Running Shows Like “Lion King,” “Mormon,” “Wicked” by Roger Friedman

Winter, as they say on Game of Thrones, is here. On Broadway the January chill has set in after three weeks of

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Simple Set, Strong Theme: Hoodie by Lindsay Price

Hoodie by Lindsay Price is one of our most popular middle school plays that asks all of the tough questions that middle schoolers deal with every day. Middle schoolers face a tornado of que…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Lauren Reid, Chief Operating Officer of John Gore Organization, Voted Chair Elect of Broadway League's Board of Governors by Broadway.com

The Broadway League has announced that Lauren Reid, Chief Operating Officer of the John Gore Organization, was recently voted Chair Elect of the Board of the Broadway League. Reid will take …

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Kearstin Piper Brown to Star in Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel Opera Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Lincoln Center Theater has announced Kearstin Piper Brown as star of its upcoming world premiere opera Intimate Apparel, based on the award-winning play by two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn No…

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Get a First Look at Laura Linney in Her Solo Drama My Name Is Lucy Barton by Michael Appler

Laura Linney, the four-time Tony nominee, is back on Broadway. This season, Linney takes on a solo drama based on Elizabeth's Strout  bestselling novel, My Name Is Lucy Barton, which is abo…

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Broadway Grosses: Smash-Hit Freestyle Love Supreme Goes Out on a High Note by Broadway.com

The company of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme concluded its run in good spirits. The newly anointed Broadway hit packed the Booth Theatre to 101.60% capacity in its final week,…

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Odds & Ends: First Date Writers at Work on Musical TV Series Nobody's Princess & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. First Date Writers at Work on Musical TV Series Nobody's Princess Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, the song…

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Take a First Look at Blair Underwood, David Alan Grier & the Company of A Soldier's Play by Michael Appler

A Soldier's Play, Charles Fuller's 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a sergeant's murder and the sacrifices of being black and in uniform, opens on Broadway January 21. While Fuller b…

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Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Scarlett Johansson Is Also a Two-Time Broadway Actress by Diep Tran

Scarlett Johansson may have just been nominated for her first Academy Award (actually two), but did you know the Marriage Story star is also a Tony winner? To celebrate their Oscar nominatio…

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You Lose, You Learn: How Theater Helped Jagged Little Pill’s Sean Allan Krill Overcome Grief by Diep Tran

Sean Allan Krill and Elizabeth Stanley in "Jagged Little Pill." (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Ten years ago, actor Sean Allan Krill lost the love of his life. The two were living in Chicago at t…

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Cameron Dallas Makes Broadway Debut as Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls by Andy Lefkowitz

Cameron Dallas heads to the stage on January 14, stepping into the Tony-nominated musical Mean Girls for a four-week run as Aaron Samuels. Dallas fills in for original cast member Kyle Sel…

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Chasing Cameron Star Cameron Dallas Makes Broadway Debut in Mean Girls January 14 by Andrew Gans

Tina Fey’s hit musical continues at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Rags Opens January 14 at the Park Theatre in London by Dan Meyer

The Bronagh Lagan–directed musical stars Carolyn Maitland and Dave Willets.

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IMPRESSIONS: E/D’s “amplifying the nothing” at Triskelion Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

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