Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Australian Open by Arts Review

Australian Open is a smart, sleek and epically glorious romp that pulls on the treads of Australia’s hang ups on monogamy, queer representation, self-fulfilment and sport. This may seem li…

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BWW Review: Ivo van Hove's Alarmingly Charmless WEST SIDE STORY

Dear kindly Ivo van Hove, I often like your work, But when you stage revivals Your concepts go berserk. Your symbolism's clunky, Your edits are too thick. West Side Story doesn't need your s…

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The Market Theatre’s “The Lion and The Lamb” is a Symphony of Talent by Tonderai Chiyindiko

The Lion and The Lamb, the biblically-inspired musical which retells the story of Jesus, was conceived and written by multi-award-winning theatre royalty, John Kani and the late Barney Simon…

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Talkin' Broadway Review: "West Side Story" 2/20/20 by Howard Miller

... t for anyone willing to separate the wheat from the chaff, there is a great deal of enjoyment to be found by focusing on the performances on the stage.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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DRUID, CHEKHOV AND THE POLITICS OF POWER by Robert Shuman

(Gemma Tipton’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 2/15.) Garry Hynes directs The Cherry Orchard, a play she says that’s still of the moment Power comes in many forms. There is physica…

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“Nancy Drewinsky” and This Year’s Frigid Festival by Trav S.D.

It was only a few days ago that I was walking around depressed about a lack of a legacy on the part of our generation of indie theatre makers…certain things, certain institutions I thought…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber: Paul Hilton on the 'Freedom' He Has Found in The Inheritance & More by Broadway.com

Paul Hilton talks making his Broadway debut in The Inheritance, playing two characters and how the show is 'like going to church.'

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Lit! Six Begins Previews on Broadway in Episode 4 of Abby Mueller's Vlog by Michael Appler

It was a historic week for the queendom in episode 4 of Abby Mueller's vlog, Yas, Queen! The cast of Six began previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, and most of them—including Andrea…

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Backstage at Six with Abby Mueller, Episode 4: First Preview! by Broadway.com

Go inside the first preview of Six on Broadway and hear from the ladies in waiting, AKA the Six band!

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Two-Part Epic The Inheritance Sets Closing Date on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Lopez's Broadway-debut play The Inheritance has scheduled a final performance date of March 15 at the Barrymore Theatre. The two-part drama began previews on September 27, 2019 and …

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Could Be, Who Knows? Ivo van Hove’s ‘West Side Story’ Captivates and Confuses by Matthew Wexler

Ivo van Hove's reimagining of "West Side Story" arrives on Broadway but does his perspective shine a new light on the iconic musical? The post Could Be, Who Knows? Ivo van Hove’s ‘West S…

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“The Inheritance” Announces Closing March 15 by Stagelight

“A MASTERPIECE. DAZZLINGLY BRAINY, DEEPLY HEARTFELT, RAUCOUSLY FUNNY. IT FLEW BY AND LEFT ME WANTING MORE.” – Adam Green, Vogue “AN EMOTIONAL POWERHOUSE. A RAVISHING THEATRICAL WORK…

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This gutsy new ‘West Side Story’ is unlike any you’ve seen — and it’s exhilarating by Peter Marks

Director Ivo van Hove and choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker put a thrillingly distinctive stamp on a beloved musical.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Full cast announced for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Peter J Snee

A star-studded cast including some of Australia’s most celebrated television, film and theatre performers will join already announced Lachy Hulme

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RECKLESS REVIVAL by Jeremy Gerard

Missteps in this production include cutting the show too short and using giant video projections that overwhelm the action onstage.

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DISMAL DISASTER by Mervyn Rothstein

Ivo van Hove s revival attempts to reimagine the classic show but nearly shreds it to pieces.

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Livestreaming a performance of Portrait of the female artist as influencer

By . A performance of Portrait of the female artist as influencer livestreams from Bucharest, Romania on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Su…

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Broadway’s ‘The Inheritance’ to Close on March 15 by Michael Paulson

Acclaimed in London, the two-part play about gay culture and the legacy of AIDS drew a chillier response in New York, where it is set.

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‘West Side Story’ Review: Sharks vs. Jets vs. Video by Ben Brantley

Ivo van Hove’s attention-splintering revival of the immortal 1957 musical features new choreography, a ravishing orchestra and smothering visual effects.

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Hamilton Remains Fresh, Vibrant Masterwork On Return Visits by Bill Hirschman

Does it ever get boring being in the room where it happens? No, it does not, as illustrated from the moment Aaron Burr begins recounting the story of this lad from the Caribbean who becam…

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‘West Side Story’ Broadway review: Radical revival is a triumph by Johnny Oleksinski

It feels pretty . . . different. A galvanizing new revival of “West Side Story” opened Thursday night on Broadway, minus some familiar sights and sounds. Jerome Robbins’ legendary …

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They Found Love in a Hopeless Place: Ivo van Hove's West Side Story

Broadway's favorite auteur helms a revival of one of Broadway's favorite musicals.

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The Inheritance Will End Broadway Run After 138 Performances

Matthew Lopez's two-part drama is directed by Stephen Daldry.

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Read Reviews for the West Side Story Revival on Broadway by Dan Meyer

Ivo van Hove’s re-imagining of the beloved musical stars Shireen Pimentel and Isaac Powell.

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West Side Story review at Broadway Theatre, New York – ‘Ivo van Hove refreshes a classic musical’ by Nicole Serratore

Controversies have dogged Ivo van Hove’s production of West Side Story, surrounding injuries, protests, and bold cuts to the material (the dropping

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A radically reworked West Side Story comes to Broadway: Review by Leah Greenblatt

How do you solve a problem like a remake? Play it too faithfully and you’re just doing karaoke, or community theater; stray too far and you risk losing the thread of the original text — …

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Review: Ivo van Hove’s ‘West Side Story’ feels more cinematic than theatrical by Charles Isherwood

With his new production of “West Side Story,” the estimable Belgian director Ivo van Hove has essentially stolen a march on no less a showbiz luminary than Steven Spielberg. How’s that…

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‘West Side Story’ Rumbles Full-Force Into A New Century: Broadway Review by Greg Evans

One of the breathtaking moments in director Ivo van Hove’s bold, gorgeous multi-media re-imagining of the great New York musical West Side Story comes when those famously brawling street g…

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Ivo van Hove’s West Side Story is an ambitious reworking of the classic musical

The Belgian director’s staging at the Broadway Theatre is darker and more violent than the original

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Seeing Canon Through Fresh Eyes by Mo Brady

West Side Story at the Broadway Theatre Review by Mo Brady …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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BROADWAY GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE WITH ‘WEST SIDE STORY’: REVIEW by Philip Boroff

Video has a starring role in the dazzling new revival of West Side Story. Live close-ups of the charismatic young cast in the Arthur Laurents/Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim classic are …

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Review Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY Opens On Broadway - See What the Critics Are Saying!

Tonight, tonight! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight at the Broadway Theatre.

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West Side Story: Damp, Desolate, and Usually Distracting by Michael Sommers

★★★ The 1957 Bernstein-Laurents-Robbins-Sondheim masterpiece gets a harsh modern makeover The post West Side Story: Damp, Desolate, and Usually Distracting appeared first on New York S…

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West Side Story: A New Time For Us by Elysa Gardner

★★★★ Ivo van Hove shoots sparks into space with a fresh take on a musical masterwork The post West Side Story: A New Time For Us appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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Breaking: THE INHERITANCE Will Conclude Broadway Run This Spring

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Sonia Friedman Productions, and Hunter Arnold announced today that Matthew Lopez' THE INHERITANCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will conclude its Broadway run on Sunday…

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Broadway’s ‘The Inheritance’ Sets Closing Notice by Greg Evans

The Inheritance, playwright Matthew Lopez’s two-part drama that re-imagines E.M. Forster’s Howards End as a 21st Century tale set among gay men in Manhattan, will close on Sunday, March …

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Supersized play The Inheritance sets Broadway closing date by Tyler Aquilina

The Inheritance‘s Broadway run will soon reach its (Howards) end. The two-part, seven-hour drama will close on Broadway March 15, its producers announced Thursday. The show opened in New Y…

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The Inheritance Sets Closing Dates on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The two-part epic from Matthew Lopez will play its final performance in March.

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‘The Inheritance’ will end its Broadway run in March by Caitlin Huston

“The Inheritance” is ending its Broadway run on March 15, producers Tom Kirdahy, Sonia Friedman Productions and Hunter Arnold announced Thursday evening.  As of its closing date, the pr…

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Review: Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory by Deirdre Donovan

Excerpt: A fascinating study of the unforgettable Lady Gregory. Too bad the grande dame isn't alive to see it for herself.

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MUSICAL MAKEOVER by Jeremy Gerard

Jerry Herman’s 1974 flop has been reborn and reformed into a splendid show.

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Alanis Morissette Announces 2020 European Tour

Today, seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette announces her much anticipated European leg of her 2020 World Tour celebrating 25 years of Jagg…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Cheers for Pearl Cleage—and Keen Company by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column I review the New York premiere of Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * It’s February—or, as it’s kn…

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Matthew Broderick, SJP revive Neil Simon comedy ‘Plaza Suite’ by Michael Riedel

Boston theatergoers recently said they had “the best time of their lives” at the play.

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Memories Of “Rent” From Original Cast Member Gilles Chiasson by Cary Ginell

On Wednesday, February 26, Agoura High School’s drama department, under the direction of David Krassner, will be staging the high school production of Rent, Jonathan Larson’s groundbreak…

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CLASSICAL/LEGIT Open Mic Brunch @ Pangea by David Sabella

CLASSICAL/LEGIT OPEN MIC @ PANGEA Hosted by Regina Zona & David Sabella Every First Sunday of the Month Special Guest Star each month Pangea, NY’s hottest nightclub and restaurant, wil…

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Mack & Mabel: A Musical Heartbreaker in More Ways Than One by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Jerry Herman's musical about Hollywood legends is an imperfect charmer The post Mack & Mabel: A Musical Heartbreaker in More Ways Than One appeared first on New York Stage R…

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Bebe Neuwirth Will Recur on THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT

Deadline reports that two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth has been cast on 'The Flight Attendant,' a new series at HBO Max.

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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Mack & Mabel" - 2/19/20 by Howard Miller

... Encores! at New York City Center is back on top, doing what it does best with a beautifully rendered Mack & Mabel...

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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JAZZ Open Mic Brunch @ Pangea by Cabaret Hotspot!

PANGEA JAZZ BRUNCH OPEN MIC Featuring the Gregory Toroian Trio Hosted by Sue Matsuki Every Third Saturday With a Special Guest Star each month Pangea, NY’s hottest nightclub and restaurant…

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‘HARRY TOWNSEND’S LAST STAND.’ by Corine Cohen

The post ‘HARRY TOWNSEND’S LAST STAND.’ appeared first on BroadwayShowbiz.com.

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People’s Light Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season includes an updated 'Christmas Carol' and a Lloyd Price jukebox musical.

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Coal Country by Wendy Caster

I saw a very early performance of Coal Country, so this is a brief report rather than a review. Coal Country is a documentary theatre performance developed by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen,…

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Robert Cuccioli to Star in Irish Rep's A Touch of the Poet by Olivia Clement

Belle Aykroyd, Kate Forbes, and more will be part of the Off-Broadway revival in the spring.

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The 24 Hour Plays Launches Live Podcast by American Theatre Editors

The first two episodes will be taped in front of a live audience this March.

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The SALON Open Mic @ DTM by David Sabella

The Salon Open Mic Don’t Tell Mama Sundays 7:00pm – 9:30pm Created and Hosted by Mark Janas and Tanya Moberly Special Guest Star each week Special Co-Host each week The SALON is a unique…

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Spotlight on YOU! Open Mic by David Sabella

Spotlight on YOU! Open Mic Hosted By 2019 MAC Award Nominee for Best Emcee: Natasha Castillo Creator/Co-producer: John Koprowski  Special Guest Star each Week! When: Select Tuesdays Sign-…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Nickel the Buffalo Takes Residence at AMERICAN BUFFALO

To celebrate the upcoming revival of David Mamet's AMERICAN BUFFALO, directed by Neil Pepe, Nickel the Buffalo, a 9' x 5', 90 lb. life-size buffalo, took residence at the Circle in the Squ…

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See Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, and More Meet the Press for The Minutes on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

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

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The Kennedy Center, SoHo Rep, Roundabout Theatre Company, More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Check out these administrative positions listed on Playbill’s online resource for job seekers.

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Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STORY

Tonight (tonight)'s the night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Just last night, however, the compan…

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West Side Story Stars on Breaking Ground with a New Interpretation: 'It's a Life-Changing Experience' by Broadway.com

Opening night is here for the eagerly anticipated revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning innovative director Ivo van Hove. On the morning of the big night, cast members from the produc…

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Black Swan! Star Wars!: Get a First Look at the New Play All the Natalie Portmans by Diep Tran

The production photos have been released for All the Natalie Portmans by C.A. Johnson, a new off-Broadway play currently running at MCC Theater, and true to its name, there are multiple Na…

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Paul Hilton on the 'Palpable Connection' of The Inheritance and More on London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber by Caitlin Moynihan

Paul Hilton in The Inheritance (Photo: Matthew Murphy) For the past two years, Paul Hilton has been impressing audiences with his portrayal of both Morgan and Walter in The Inheritance, wh…

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Shark Actors Kevin Zambrano and Marc Crousillat on Why West Side Story Should Be Reinvented by Diep Tran

Kevin Zambrano may be making his Broadway debut playing a member of the Sharks gang in West Side Story, but this isn’t his first exposure to the iconic Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents an…

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How to get tickets to ‘West Side Story’ — Broadway’s hottest musical by Post Staff Report

A brand new take on “West Side Story” opens Thursday at the Broadway Theatre. Even before the critics have had their say about it online late tonight and in print Friday morning, it’s …

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BWW TV: Hangin' with the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway!

Performances for Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, begin Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St) on Broadway, and of…

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What Do Critics Think of Mack and Mabel at New York City Center? by Dan Meyer

The Encores! production stars Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha.

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Review Roundup: Encores! MACK & MABEL

Performances are underway for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sill…

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Positions with the Public Theater, Florida Studio Theatre, Asolo Rep, Nashville Rep, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 2/20

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 2/20/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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How Can Theatre Work On Climate Change? by Artsjournal

Theatre has always paid attention to political and social issues. So what does working on climate change look like for theatre? American Theatre presents a collection of stories exploring ho…

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10 of the Best Times SNL Found Their Inner Theatre Kid by Performerstuff

10 of the Best Times SNL Found Their Inner Theatre Kid Written by Alex Cumming February 20, 2020 SNL is no stranger to the way of theatre kids, a lot of their cast and writers come fro…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Three on the Aisle: This Time It’s Personal by American Theatre Editors

This week the topic is how personal experiences inform criticism, as the critics touch on 'Mac Beth' at Hunter Theater Project, 'Gun and Powder' at Signature Theatre, and 'Medea' at BAM

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Creative Cauldron successfully “finishes the hat” in ‘Crowns’ by Dana Roberts

“Hats reveal and they conceal,” Crowns playwright Regina Taylor states in an interview. Crowns is derived from a book of photographs and stories of African American women, compiled by jo…

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Fault Line Theatre to Celebrate 10th Anniversary Season With World Premiere of Twenty Twenty: A Play by Olivia Clement

The new play by Alix Sobler will premiere at the Paradise Factory in the fall.

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Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Lillias White and Nancy Negron Santiago With 2020 'Rosie' Award

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 51…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:39PM

Go Inside the Rehearsal Room with Rob McClure and the Cast of Mrs. Doubtfire by Broadway.com

Hear Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese and the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire sing out from the new musical.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Marc Crousillat and Kevin Zambrano of West Side Story by Broadway.com

Marc Crousillat and Kevin Zambrano stop by to chat about making their Broadway debuts in West Side Story with Caitlin Moynihan.

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Tonight! Ivo van Hove's New Staging of West Side Story Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove officially opens on February 20 at the Broadway Theatre. The production began previews on December 10, 2…

Linked From Broadway.com at 03:32PM

Debut Date Set for Ryan Murphy's New Series Hollywood, with Jeremy Pope, Darren Criss, Patti LuPone & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! Netflix has announced a May 1 premiere date for Hollywood, a new series from Emmy- and Tony-winning producer Ryan Murphy. The seven-episode series is packed with stage st…

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Annaleigh Ashford to Lead Comedy Pilot B Positive, with Ryan Murphy as Showrunner by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford has been tapped to play the lead role in the CBS comedy series pilot B Positive, according to Deadline. The series is created by Marco Pennette and Ch…

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See Rob McClure & the Cast of Broadway's Mrs. Doubtfire Perform Songs from the New Musical by Michael Appler

Mrs. Doubtfire is the latest in a steady stream of movie-to-musical adaptations on Broadway, and the Jerry Zaks-directed reimagining of Robin Williams-led film comedy met the press on Febr…

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Kristin Scott Thomas to Star in Phaedra & More Set for 2020-2021 Season at London's National Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-winning stage-and-screen star Kristin Scott Thomas has signed on to headline a new production of the tragedy Phaedra as part of the new season of London's National Theatre. Simon Sto…

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Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony-Winning Hairspray Producer Margo Lion by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that the marquee lights of many Broadway venues will be dimmed for one minute on February 29 at 7:45pm in memory of stage pioneer Margo Lion. The Tony-winni…

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Celebrating Black History Month: David Alan Grier Honors Vinnette Carroll, the First Black Woman to Direct on Broadway by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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All the Natalie Portmans, Starring Montego Glover & Kara Young, Adds Two Weeks to Off-Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced an extension its world premiere staging of C.A. Johnson's All the Natalie Portmans. Originally announced to run through March 15, the production wil…

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Watch the cast of Broadway's Sing Street deliver 'Up' in charming music video by Maureen Lee Lenker

When director Rebecca Taichman saw Sing Street when it debuted on screens in 2016, she wrote her agent while the credits were still rolling, tears streaming down her face, to see if the sta…

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Soundtrack ’63 by Lincoln Center

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Faces of ITS: Isabelle Snyder by Nic Fallacaro

Pennsylvania Thespian on finding her voice The post Faces of ITS: Isabelle Snyder appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Isaac Powell and Shereen Pimentel on Making a West Side Story ‘For the 21st Century’ by Dan Meyer

The cast dropped by The Today Show ahead of the musical’s February 20 opening night at the Broadway Theatre.

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‘Mack & Mabel’ Review: Lights! Camera! Passion! by Laura Collins-Hughes

Jerry Herman’s buoyant score is the highlight of this Encores! production about a troubled silent-movie-era romance.

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Liz Callaway and Karen Ziemba Will Be Part of An Evening With Sheldon Harnick and Friends by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company event will celebrate the co-creator of She Loves Me, Fiddler on the Roof, and more.

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How My Fake College Essay Went Insanely Viral And Nearly Cost Me My Day Job by Artsjournal1

Comedian Alexis Pereira writes a genuine essay about the bogus essay he posted to Twitter, written by an imaginary student and marked up in red pen by Pereira as an imaginary English teacher…

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He Was One Of Sudan’s Most Beloved Musicians — Then He Went Silent For Decades And Was Even Thought Dead by Artsjournal1

In the 1970s and ’80s, Abu Obaida Hassan’s singing and skill on the Nubian tambour thrilled Sudanese listeners and even gained attention overseas. Then the imposition of a stern version …

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Seattle Arts Philanthropist Virginia Wright, 91 by Artsjournal

The Wrights became known as “the Medicis of Seattle,” especially renowned for their marvelous art collection. – Seattle Times

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Why The U.S. Department Of Defense Is Interested In Dancing Robots by Artsjournal1

The now-famous video of Spot the Robot dancing to “Uptown Funk” was created (as was Spot) by a contractor for DARPA searching for new ways to make robots useful to the military. “Consi…

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EU Will Demand UK Return Parthenon Marbles To Greece As Part Of Brexit Deal by Artsjournal

The European Union will demand that Britain gives a collection of ancient marble sculptures back to Greece as part of a post-Brexit trade deal. Greece has long argued that the Parthenon Marb…

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How A Show About, Of All Things, Cambodian Surf Rock Became One Of This Season’s Most-Produced Plays by Artsjournal1

“With the Off Broadway production of Cambodian Rock Band now in performances at Signature Theater, [playwright Lauren] Yee and director Chay Yew appeared on Stagecraft, Variety‘s theater…

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Royal Philharmonic Research: How Technology Is Bringing Classical Music A Bigger Audience by Artsjournal

‘Technology is playing a huge role in shaping the future of how people engage with orchestral music,’ says James Williams, managing director at the RPO. ‘At the Royal Philharmonic Orch…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:06PM
Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Better Said than Done’s Women’s Storytelling Festival: giving voice to women storytellers for all to hear by David Siegel

Who Tells Our Story is the theme of Better Said Than Done’s upcoming, first-of-its-kind, two-day Women’s Storytelling Festival. Audiences can expect stories that have been crafted for a…

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Take A Look at Riddle of the Trilobites, the New Puppet Musical Teaching Kids About Climate Change

Get a glimpse at the education and entertaining kids' show Riddle of the Trilobites.

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West Side Story on Broadway: Pics by New York Theater

This fifth Broadway revival of “West Side Story,” opening tonight, is different from the previous productions of the modern-day version of Romeo and Juliet, with its multiracial cast of …

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Introducing Online Theater Classes for Singing

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre are joining forces to bring an exclusive series of online classes in Acting, Singing, and Dance to students around the world! Wit…

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Photo Flash: Montego Glover, Joshua Boone and More in ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is currently in performances at the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street) with official opening night s…

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MCC Extends World Premiere of C.A. Johnson's All the Natalie Portmans by Olivia Clement

The new play, now in previews, will play an additional two weeks.

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Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony-Winning Producer Margo Lion

Among her credits was Hairspray and the original Broadway production of Angels in America.

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Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts Preview Broadway's The Minutes

Blair Brown, Austin Pendleton, and more star in Letts's new drama at the Cort Theatre.

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Mack & Mabel: This One’s for Jerry by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★ Brushed off and spiffed up, the cult favorite 1974 musical finally gets the Encores! treatment The post Mack & Mabel: This One’s for Jerry appeared first on New York Stage…

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Broadway Will Dim Its Lights for Tony-Winning Producer Margo Lion by Andrew Gans

The producer of Hairspray, Angels in America, and more died January 24 at age 75.

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VIDEO: REPEAT ATTENDERS Documentary Shines Spotlight on Broadway Super-Fans

In May 2020. Australian independent filmmaker, Hello Dooley Productions will premiere REPEAT ATTENDERS- a feature-length documentary film that takes us inside the fascinating world of musica…

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Broadway theaters to dim lights for producer Margo Lion by Caitlin Huston

Several Broadway theaters will dim their lights on Feb. 29 to commemorate the life and work of late producer Margo Lion. Lion, the producer behind “Hairspray” and more, died on Jan. 24 a…

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Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Award Winning Producer Margo Lion

The Broadway community mourns the loss of multiple Tony Award® winning producer Margo Lion, who died on January 24, 2020 at age 75. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatr…

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Watch Highlights From City Center’s Mack & Mabel by Roberto Araujo

The Jerry Herman-Michael Stewart musical stars Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the respective title roles.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Bernadette Peters on KATY KEENE!

Bernadette Peters is  has a guest starring role this season on The CW's series Katy. Peters' first episode is tonight, Thursday, February 20th at 8pm Eastern (7pm central). 

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What’s going on behind the scenes?: Interview with Bernard Havard on working with his creative team at the Walnut Street Theatre by Henrik Eger

Bernard Havard shares his experiences with his creative team for A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE by Oscar Wilde: 

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Mack & Mabel: Great Songs, Great Stars, Weird Show

Alexandra Socha and Douglas Sills star in Jerry Herman's Broadway flop at New York City Center.

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Robert Cuccioli and More to Star in A Touch of the Poet

Ciarán O'Reilly will direct the new production of the Eugene O'Neill play.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! 2020 Season Opener- MACK & MABEL!

Performances are underway for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sill…

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Go Inside the Off-Broadway Opening of Anatomy of a Suicide by Nathan Skethway

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize–winning play, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, opened at Atlantic Theater February 18.

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The sound of comfort by Terry Teachout

In this week’s Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column, I write about one of music’s most mysterious powers. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Music is the most mysterious of all the …

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Choreographer Kelly Devine on Her Three Musicals Come From Away, Rock of Ages & Diana, Her Olivier Award, & Working with Lucy Hale for TV's Ka

Kelly Devine talks about the universal appeal of Come From Away, making her Rock of Ages dream happen 10 years later, and what to expect from the new Broadway musical Diana.

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Hampstead Theatre announces cast and creatives for Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Hampstead Theatre have announced full casting and creatives for their upcoming production of Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter. This post Hampstead Theatre announces cast and c…

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Review: Lovepuke, Hen & Chickens Theatre by Suzannah Ball

Review: Lovepuke, Hen & Chickens Theatre4.0StarsValentine’s Day has a lot of expectations, and whether you see it as a delightful holiday or a moment to be avoided, Lovepuke takes thes…

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‘It almost feels more relevant now than it was when it first was first conceived’: Rachel Tucker stars in The Pirate Queen by Olivia Mitchell

Rachel Tucker is taking on the role of Grace O'Malley in the one night only London premiere of the musical Pirate Queen. Rachel told us all about the show, her favourite moments and what it…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Read Reviews for Caryl Churchill’s A Number at the Bridge Theatre in London by Playbill Staff

Roger Allam and Colin Morgan star in the Polly Findlay-helmed revival.

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Actors' Equity Releases Statement Regarding West Side Story by Playbill Staff

The current revival has come under fire for the casting of Amar Ramasar.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Tracy Letts' THE MINUTES on Broadway!

Performances for Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, begin Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St) on Broadway, and of…

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Dual دوگانه review at the Vaults, London – ‘thought-provoking exploration of cultural identity’ by Olivia Rook

Peyvand Sadeghian’s one-woman show about her mixed British-Iranian heritage refuses to commit to any one style of performance. One moment Sadeghian is

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The Prince of Egypt principal character portraits

The new musical adapted from the DreamWorks Animation film of the same name is currently in previews at London’s Dominion Theatre, with an official opening night on 25 February. If you hav…

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ViacomCBS shares plunge after unexpected loss

Recombined company’s debut results showed challenges for media’s mid-tier in age of Netflix

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Review: The Snowy Day at Adventure Theatre MTC and a dad’s-eye view of TYA shows by Alan Katz

The Shark, my desultory 3 year old, was hopping from place to place in Glen Echo Park in anticipation of seeing The Snowy Day and Other Stories, a musical adaptation of one of the most popul…

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What It Means for Jordan Fisher to Play Evan Hansen on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The Rent, Hamilton, and To All the Boys star takes on his “most artistically stimulating” role yet.

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“Alabama Story” Goes to College in Arkansas and High School in Virginia by Kenneth Jones

Of the many gratifying experiences I’ve had witnessing the regional life of my play Alabama Story since 2015, I’m uniquely touched by the college and high school productions that have su…

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BWW Flashback: Meet Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA, Carrie Hope Fletcher

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's highly anticipated new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, with performances conf…

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Sidney Poitier: The Comedies by Trav S.D.

The first thing we think of when the name of Sidney Poitier (b. 1927) is mentioned is his pioneering role as Hollywood’s first African American leading man, especially in integrationist dr…

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Review: Be More Chill, The Other Palace by Joseph Winer

Review: Be More Chill, The Other Palace 3.0stars Technology is taking over our lives and, if we give into it too much, it might just control our every move. The scene opens, our protagonist …

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Review: Band of Gold, Cambridge Arts Theatre by Maria Cleasby

Review: Band of Gold, Cambridge Arts Theatre 3.0stars It’s the early 90’s and the monochrome cityscape gradient of the sliding backdrop suggests an industrial revolution setting. Suspici…

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Review: Omelette, VAULT Festival by Nick Ferris

Review: Omelette, VAULT Festival3.0starsThere is a black hole at the centre of this production: both literally in the black circle that lies centrestage, and symbolically in the psychologica…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Actors’ Equity releases statement on ‘West Side Story’ by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity released a statement Thursday in response to a report of “West Side Story” company members who may be concerned about safety due to ongoing protests.  Weekly protests h…

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The Theater Project, South Street Dance, University of New Haven, and More are Hiring by Dan Meyer

Playbill offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry, serving as the online source for careers in theatre.

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Watch Trailer for Repeat Attenders Documentary, About Musical Theatre Superfans by Playbill Staff

Mark Dooley’s film is currently making its Australian premiere.

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Actors' Equity Association Has Released a Statement Regarding WEST SIDE STORY

Actors' Equity Association released the following statement after a report in the New York Times that members of West Side Story have become concerned about safety and that the producers hav…

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National Book Award Winner TA-NEHISI COATES To Headline 36th Annual Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago by Showbiz Chicago Newsdesk

Showbiz Chicago National Book Award Winner TA-NEHISI COATES To Headline 36th Annual <em>Printers Row Lit Fest</em> in Chicago Printers Row Lit Fest, the largest free outdoor lit…

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Fan at Stage Door Furious Actor Won’t Take Picture, Donate Organs by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Hadestown super-fan Lydia Lewell relayed her disappointment this week after ensemble member Kenneth West, of whom...

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Fan at Stage Door Furious Actor Won’t Take Picture, Donate Organs by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Hadestown super-fan Lydia Lewell relayed her disappointment this week after ensemble member Kenneth West, of whom Lewell considers herself a “st…

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Star Directors Pull Back the Curtain on How They Work by Laura Cappelle

Peter Brook and Thomas Ostermeier are presenting unfinished shows in Paris, offering a rare chance to see how their productions come together.

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The Rise Of Queer Tango In Buenos Aires Makes Perfect Sense by Artsjournal1

“Tango first emerged on the outskirts of the city, as the perfect poetic and musical medium for the outcast and marginalized to tell their stories. With this in mind, perhaps queer tango i…

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Why An ‘Old-Timey Gothic Typeface’ Became ‘The Nazi Font’ by Artsjournal1

Blackletter, or Fraktur (as it’s known in German), was used all over Europe during the Middle Ages and through the early years of the printing press. As the rest of the continent gave blac…

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A Huge Frank Stella Painting Disappeared In Chile And Ended Up Being Used As A Lunch Table by Artsjournal1

“It’s a little known fact that in 1972, minimalist artist Frank Stella donated the painting Isfahan III (1968) to the Museo de la Solidaridad in Chile, a new institution that invited art…

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Indian Cinema Is Finally Starting To Get Comfortable With Same-Sex Romance by Artsjournal1

Until just a few years ago, the very few times queer characters were shown at all in Bollywood movies were as figures of mockery. Now, very occasionally, a film with a sympathetic portrayal …

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How The Arts Could Reform Business Education by Artsjournal

It’s not the liberal arts vs. corporate education. And it’s not soft skills vs. hard skills. It’s both a dichotomy and a lexicon we must eliminate. First, the dichotomy: the education …

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BWW Exclusive: See Behind-the-Scenes Photos From NT Live & Fathom Events' CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy

US audiences can see the National Theatre's 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' starring James McAvoy, live from the West End at their neighborhood theater for one night only, today, February 20!

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Theatre News: Zoe Caldwell, To Kill A Mockingbird, Tony News, Stephanie J. Block, Kathleen Chalfant, The Hello Girls and Harriet Harris by Suzanna Bowling

Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro’s newest play CONSCIENCE is set to open March 6th at George Street Playhouse’s new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, 11 Livingston Avenu…

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Message in a Bottle review – Sting soundtracks a blistering hip-hop tale of refugees by Lyndsey Winship

Peacock theatre, London A compelling cast pour their hearts into Kate Prince’s jukebox tale of civil war, trafficking and three siblings separated as refugees A hip-hop dance show set to t…

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Pass Over review – fiercely relevant and compelling by Arifa Akbar

Kiln, LondonAntoinette Nwandu’s powerful absurdist urban tragedy sees two black homeless men – cowed by the ever-present threat of police brutality – pursue their own American dream An…

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Quality Street review – JM Barrie's bittersweet romcom is a treat by Mark Fisher

Viaduct theatre, HalifaxShakespeare meets Richard Curtis in the play that gave its name to the chocolates, carried by boisterous performances and sweet-wrapper chic As the new artistic direc…

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Janet McTeer to Star Opposite David Oyelowo in Showtime’s The President is Missing by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner will play the president’s chief of staff in the upcoming series.

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New immigration system branded ‘devastating’ for creative workers by Giverny Masso

The government has confirmed it is to end freedom of movement and introduce a points-based immigration system, with industry bodies branding the

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London Theatre News Today: Thursday 20 February by Hira Desai

In today's news we've got stunning portraits from The Prince Of Egypt, a new rom-com coming to Rose Theatre and a drag extravaganza at the London Coliseum! The post London Theatre News Today…

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Bernadette Peters, Sierra Boggess and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!; Complete Casting Announced

The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will take place on Monday, February 24 at the Edison Ballroom. Hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and the Ci…

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Urdang joins up with University of Birmingham to launch new dance and musical theatre degree by Georgia Snow

London performing arts school Urdang Academy is partnering with the University of Birmingham to deliver a new dance and musical theatre degree.

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Text of the Day: Death of England by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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How to win a Grammy Award if you work on Broadway. STATS REVEALED.

(This post is for you all you EGOT wannabes who are having trouble grabbing the “G” in that acronym. As I watched Hadestown deservedly grab this year’s Grammy Award for Best Musical T…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Culture of self-censorship in the arts revealed by survey by Ruth Comerford

A national survey has revealed arts workers are regularly self-censoring their views and work, to avoid a backlash from the public, funding

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Pass Over review at Kiln Theatre, London – ‘frustratingly under-interrogated’ by JN Benjamin

If you’re offended by the ‘N word,’ this UK premiere of Antoinette Nwandu’s 2017 play should be approached with extreme caution. In

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Review: Extraordinary Wall of Silence, HOME Manchester by Matt Barton

Review: Extraordinary Wall of Silence, HOME Manchester4.0starsWith such a regular focus on the oral performance in theatre – always interested in the details of the delivery of a line – …

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Review: The Six Wives of Henry VIII, King’s Head Theatre by Estelle Homerstone

Review: The Six Wives of Henry VIII, King's Head Theatre 2.0stars “But Henry…….Tu-dor you want to go out with?” Living Spit, a company made up of Howard Coggins and Stu McLoughlin, h…

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Look Back at Highlights From The Bridges of Madison County by Playbill Staff

The Jason Robert Brown-Marsha Norman musical, starring Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, opened on Broadway February 20, 2014.

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New production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof to run at the Alexandra Palace this autumn!

The restored Victorian theatre at Alexandra Palace is set to be the venue for a brand-new staging of Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. The production will open at the Off West End …

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Best new London theatre — Lesley Manville excels in The Visit

Also among the week’s openings: Pass Over, A Number and Far Away

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Netflix Director of Original Series Carolina Garcia Joins Educational Theatre Association Board by Logan Culwell-Block

Garcia has developed such streaming series as Fuller House, Stranger Things, and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

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Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Series Hollywood, Starring Patti LuPone, Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, Sets May Premiere Date by Andrew Gans

Set in Hollywood’s Golden Age, the limited series also features Dylan McDermott, Holland Taylor, Joe Mantello, and more.

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Tony Winner Steve Kazee and Jenna Dewan Announce Engagement

Tony winner Steve Kazee and Jenna Dewan have just announced their engagement! The couple, whois also expecting their first child together, made the announcement yesterday via Instagram. Bro…

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Check Out New Production Photos for World Premiere of Hilary Bettis' 72 Miles to Go... Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Tyler Alvarez and Jacqueline Guillén star as siblings in the new play from the writer of Alligator and television’s The Americans.

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Lipstick at Southwark Playhouse – cast announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for the World Premiere of Lily Shahmoon's play Lipstick at Southwark Playhouse this March. This post Lipstick at Southwark Playhouse – cast annou…

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Boom ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 20, 2020: An unusually engaging piece of theater, Boomer, at 59E59 St Theaters takes on the older generation from a Gen Xer’s point of view. That is the pers…

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Roster of Schools Announced For This Year's Roger Rees Awards

The Broadway Education Alliance has announced the 2020 roster of Greater New York City high schools participating in the 10th annual presentation of The  Roger Rees Awards for Excellenc…

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HOLLYWOOD, Starring Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, & More, Will Debut This May on Netflix

Netflix has announced that the 7-episode limited series HOLLYWOOD will debut May 1 on the streamer.

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In the Heights, Kate Hamill’s Dracula, More Set for Kansas City Rep by Dan Meyer

The 2020–2021 season also includes the Off-Broadway award winner The Royale.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Joffrey Ballet’s 2020–2021 Season Will Feature World Premiere of Of Mice and Men Ballet by Andrew Gans

The adaptation of the classic John Steinbeck novel will be presented on a program with George Balanchine’s Serenade.

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Once Tony Winner Steve Kazee and Step Up’s Jenna Dewan Are Engaged by Ruthie Fierberg

The couple is also expecting a child.

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Message in a Bottle — choreographer Kate Prince sets a refugee narrative to the songs of Sting

The piece is exuberantly danced and slickly staged at the Peacock Theatre in London

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Check Out These Character Portraits From The Prince of Egypt Musical by Dan Meyer

The show is now in previews at the Dominion Theatre in London.

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Critics are raving about... Once on tour

It's won Tony, Olivier and scores of other awards around the globe. Has it also been winning the hearts of critics on its first-ever major UK tour? Short answer: yes! We've rounded up the re…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Susan Grace

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NEWS: Alexandra Palace hosts Mark Gatiss’ A Christmas Carol & Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Press Releases

Alexandra Palace hosts London transfers of Mark Gatiss' new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and a major new revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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7 awesome Bay Area things to do this weekend, Feb. 21-23 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got your weekend plans yet? We have some cool ideas, from Sting's new musical to a major clam chowder throw-down to great music and whale watching.

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VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Stor opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Dharon Jones and the rest of the you…

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BWW TV: Watch Rob McClure and Company Give a Sneak Peek of MRS. DOUBTFIRE on Broadway!

Rehearsals are officially underway for Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, which is set to begin previews on Monday, March 9 in advance of an official opening night on Sunday, April 5 at the Step…

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Art of Fashion SS20

Jeremy Scott goes crazy for cubism, an Instagram artist sprinkles sparkles over fashion and Daniel Roseberry injects a surreal spirit at Schiaparelli

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Out of here by Terry Teachout

I’m picking up a Zipcar and hitting the road later today for a three-night caregiver’s holiday on Long Island Sound. During my absence, Mrs. T will be looked after around the clock by th…

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Back to the drawing board

What do Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Karl Lagerfeld have in common? They were all fans of the same Swiss brand of crayons

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Why Moschino’s Jeremy Scott loves Picasso

For his current collection, the label’s creative director went crazy for cubism. He tells Nick Remsen how the Spanish painter inspired his wearable works of art

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Sara Shakeel’s dazzling world

How fashion fell for the artist’s crystal creations

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The new face of Schiaparelli

Daniel Roseberry is making the French label the alternative couture house, with a little help from Beyoncé and Michelle Obama

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How furniture cosied up to fashion

From art galleries to boutiques, the coolest homewares are now sold in unexpected outlets

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New York label Bode takes self-expression to a new level

The menswear brand hand-paints your life story on shirts and trousers

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Throwing shapes: fashion looks to sculpture

Designers embrace taking up space with voluminous creations inspired by ceramics

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Louvre Cancels Show Of Bulgarian Icons After Bulgarian Government And Church Object by Artsjournal1

Curators intended the June exhibition, titled “Art and Cultures in Bulgaria between the 16th and 18th Centuries,” to examine the influence that Islamic art had on Bulgarian Orthodox reli…

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Which Presidential Candidate Would Be Best For The Arts? by Artsjournal1

“The question … is far more complicated that it first appears. (What does ‘best’ mean? What does ‘the arts’ mean?)” There isn’t all that much evidence to look at, but Chris J…

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Amar Ramasar Is Not Leaving Broadway’s ‘West Side Story’. Neither Are The Protesters Who Want Him Fired by Artsjournal1

Ramasar, who was sacked from, and later rehired by, New York City Ballet following his role in the nude photo-sharing scandal at the company, is playing Bernardo in the new production by Ivo…

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With a Name Like Bramwell Fletcher, You’ve GOT to Be an Actor by Trav S.D.

British-American stage and screen actor Bramwell Fletcher (1904-1988) is of that generation of Pre-Code Hollywood stars that includes the likes of his first wife Helen Chandler, as well as p…

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‘It is my tribute to everyone of us who is adopted’: Karen Bartholomew on Giving Up Marty at the Vault Festival by Shanine Salmon

Giving up Marty, written by Karen Bartholomew, looks at the impact on adoption when the birth family comes looking.

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Go backstage at ‘Frozen’ at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre and see how an actor becomes Sven the reindeer by Moira Macdonald

For the musical “Frozen,” an actor, by means of a nearly 50-pound design so elaborate that it’s called a puppet rather than a costume, is transformed into a four-legged, hoofed and ant…

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Harry Potter actor Geraldine Somerville cast in Royal Exchange’s The Glass Menagerie by Giverny Masso

Geraldine Somerville has been cast in the Royal Exchange’s production of The Glass Menagerie, 30 years after she made her debut at

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Jay McGuinness & Kimberley Walsh star in Sleepless, full cast announced

Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh and Daniel Casey will star as Sam, Annie and Walter respectively in SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, based on the original screenplay Sleepless in Seattle. Who el…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Cast by JK

The original cast of Disney's Beauty and the Beast was full of newbies, seasoned players, up-and-coming stars, future Tony Award winners and even a bona fide Broadway/TV legend! What, if …

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Point Park presents regional premiere of 'The Wolves' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Directing the shows are alumni returnees, with Rachel Stevens at the Pittsburgh Playhouse and Matthew Gardiner at Carnegie Mellon.

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Paul Kelly in Thirteen Ways to Look at Birds by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has TWO double passes to giveaway for Paul Kelly in Thirteen Ways to Look at Birds at the Sydney Coliseum

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Critics Rave for “Anatomy of a Suicide,” Tour Announcements Galore, “Mack & Mabel” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” Highlights Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradi…

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'It's about German guilt': Why The Tin Drum still divides audiences by Philip Oltermann In Berlin

The stage version of Günter Grass’s 1959 novel is set to open in London – with its ‘unbearable’ protagonist and tales of Nazi collaboration, it’s as controversial as ever Every au…

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David Mitchell: ‘I see myself as a coward’ by Tim Jonze

The former Peep Show star felt right at home playing a lily-livered journalist in Michael Winterbottom’s film Greed. He talks about marriage, capitalism – and Armageddon ‘I find nucle…

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Theater Time Review: "Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory" by Joseph Cervelli

Attending the Irish Rep next best thing to attending Dublin theater.

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Art Basel fairs go online and Marron collection is split up

Plus, string of sales at Frieze LA; Brexit fears boost art exports to £9bn; three superstar Victorians hit the market

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Fairfield Halls boss quits as figures reveal venue achieved 26% occupancy in first three months by Georgia Snow

Fairfield Halls’ artistic director has resigned from the job less than six months after the arts centre reopened following a £40 million

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Actors Centre announces new leadership team and programming overhaul by Giverny Masso

The Actors Centre in London has announced a new leadership team along with major changes to its programming. Amanda Davey, who was

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Photo Flash: PRINCE OF EGYPT Cast Poses For All New Portraits

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new musical that is now in previews at London's Dominion Theatre, has released a series of principal cast character portraits!

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Kara Tointon to star in Steel Magnolias at Rose Theatre Kingston by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Kara Tointon is to star in Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias at Rose Theatre Kingston in May 2020. This post Kara Tointon to star in Steel Magnolias at Rose Theatre Kingston f…

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Jupiter Quartet to perform Friday as part of Washington University's Great Artist Series by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The musicians are artists-in-residence at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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‘Outstandingly brilliant immersive extravaganza’: CROOKS 1926 – King William IV ★★★★★ by Luca Molinari

In Crooks 1926 the cast cleverly weaves in all the audience so everyone has a part to play and it all comes together brilliantly.

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Almanac: Dickens on self-deception by Terry Teachout

“All other swindlers upon earth are nothing to the self-swindlers, and with such pretences did I cheat myself.” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Continue reading Almanac: Dickens on …

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La Cage aux Folles (The Play) review at Park Theatre, London – ‘Simon Callow’s adaptation of the French farce’ by Paul Vale

Originally produced in 1973, Jean Poiret’s play La Cage aux Folles has long been overshadowed by Jerry Herman’s 1983 musical version. However

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REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles, Park Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Ray Rackham

By Ray Rackham Ray Rackham reviews Simon Callow's adaptation of the French farce La Cage Aux Folles now playing at the Park Theatre London. This post REVIEW: La Cage Aux Folles, Park Theatre…

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Message in a Bottle review at Peacock Theatre, London – ‘jukebox show of unusual depth’ by Neil Norman

This collaboration between Kate Prince’s hip-hop dance company ZooNation and singer-songwriter Sting is as successful as it is surprising. The judicious selection

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NEWS: Cast announced for West End transfer of The Watsons, Tickets onsale by Press Releases

Initial casting is announced today for the West End transfer of Laura Wade’s The Watsons. Following sold-out seasons at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory, t…

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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory" - 2/19/20 by David Hurst

... ultimately, Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory shines a warm glow on an overlooked playwright, producer, and nurturer of the greatest writers of the Irish Renaissance.

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Ian McKellen launches new podcast series from The Stage by Ruth Comerford

Ian McKellen is to feature in the first episode of a new podcast series from The Stage. The first actor to top

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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James Baldwin’s ‘Amen Corner’ bears witness to the Beloved Community by Ramona Harper

Corners can be safe spaces for hiding. There’s comfort in corners because they’re out of sight and out of danger. In The Amen Corner, James Baldwin’s dilemma is whether to embrace the …

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‘Bristles with promise from the off’: NETFLIX & CHILL – Drayton Arms Theatre by Shyama Perera

Netflix & Chill bristles with promise from the off. Ben’s a working-class boy who’s been to university and is saving for a masters by working as a chef in the local pub. He’s gentl…

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Exclusive: Gavin Creel Teases New Show With Sara Bareilles!

Gavin Creel is the first star to appear on a new weekly podcast, launched today by concert producers Club 11 London and William J Connolly. On the show, Creel teases an exciting new project …

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‘There are communities of women supporting each other within the music industry’: Poet & performer Genevieve Carver on A Beautiful Way to Be C by Featured Content

Can poetry help us in troubled times? How do you take it off the page and onto the stage? What can it tell us about the music industry? We caught up with poet and performer Genevieve Carter …

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REVIEW: Pass Over, Kiln Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Antoinette Nwandu's play Pass Over now playing at the Kiln Theatre in London. This post REVIEW: Pass Over, Kiln Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ first appeare…

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‘Sarah Earnshaw calls me The Unstoppable Moron’: Joe Pasquale on playing Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em by Featured Content

Joe Pasquale returns next week to the role of Frank Spencer in the hugely popular stage version of classic British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em as it embarks on a new UK-wide tour. He…

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Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!

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‘Short but superb’: A NUMBER – Bridge Theatre by Maryam Philpott

A Number packs a lot of themes, meaning and ideas into just an hour of stage time in a production that asks big questions about scientific progress.

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A Number, Bridge Theatre review: Roger Allam stars in a brief and beautiful investigation into identity by Arjun Neil Alim, Arjun Neil Alim

It's only an hour long, but Caryn Churchill's timely play is a wonderfully unsettling triumph

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La Cage aux Folles [The Play], Park Theatre review - half-cock farce by David Nice

Embarrassing period piece needs a lift from better comic timing than this Not the musical then, worst luck. How timely it would have been to mark Jerry Herman's passing with a celebration of…

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NEWS: Neil Gaiman adaptation The Ocean at the End of the Lane transfers to West End by Press Releases

Following its premiere at the National Theatre's Dorfman Theatre in December, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, based on the bestselling novel by Neil Gaiman transfers to the West End's Duke…

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Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of West Side Story by JK

Congratulations to the entire company of West Side Story on your opening night! Special congratulations to the following 32 cast members who are making their official Broadway debuts tonig…

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UK Theatre Award winner Standing at the Sky’s Edge transfers to National in 2021

After the success of its transfer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, still running in the West End, Sheffield Crucible will bring another award-winning musical premiere to London next yea…

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Kate Hamill's Dracula Is Among Our Top Favorites This Week

A theatrical introduction to a seminal figure in Irish theater is another one of our picks.

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West Side Story Opens on Broadway Tonight, Tonight

Ivo van Hove's new revival stars Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Yesenia Ayala, and Amar Ramasar.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Radical Empathy by Artsjournal1

For many, many people going to a concert hall or a museum is a foreign, anxiety-producing prospect. If we want new communities to take advantage of what we have to offer, we need to develop …

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“No matter what happens tomorrow” by Artsjournal1

It struck me the other day that ever since Mrs. T went into the hospital, our life has come to resemble Groundhog Day, an endless succession of repeat performances. I am, like Bill Murray, s…

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Richard Jordan: Producers and theatres can’t allow an ‘us versus them’ mentality to develop by Richard Jordan

Last week, Paul Woolf, chief executive of Portsmouth’s Kings Theatre, announced to the media that his venue had “taken the step to

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Something for Everybody by Ashley O'Mara

By Ashley O'Mara. Aley O’Mara discusses Will Davis’s production of Everybody at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Theatrefolk Featured Play – Scarlet Expectations of a Drowned Maiden and Two Greek Queens by Robert Wing by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Scarlet Expectations of a Drowned Maiden and Two Greek Queens by Robert Wing is a fabulous theatrical gem of a comedy that allows student performers …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory by Joseph Pisano

It might be about 90 years too late, but writer/director Ciarán O'Reilly is throwing a good old-fashioned Irish wake, with poems, songs, and a slice of barmbrack (Irish sweet bread) or each…

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Tony Nominee Gideon Glick Finds His Six Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

The challenge: to connect his current role in Little Show of Horrors to his Broadway debut.

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Pacita Abad in Bristol: where art, craft and politics intersect

The first UK show of the artist’s work revels in her wide-ranging techniques and influences

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Immersive Sideways the Experience Begins Off-Broadway February 20 by Dan Meyer

The California wine country dramedy takes over the Theatre at St. Clements.

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Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring James McAvoy, in Theatres February 20 by Dan Meyer

The NT Live screening is co-presented by Fathom Events and BY Entertainment.

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Back to the Future Musical Zooms Into Manchester Opera House by Dan Meyer

The stage adaptation of the 1985 film stars Olly Dobson and Roger Bart.

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Ivo van Hove's Broadway Revival of West Side Story Opens February 20 by Dan Meyer

Shereen Pimentel stars as Maria opposite Isaac Cole Powell as Tony in the revamped production.

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Can You Solve the Mystery of 'The Headlands?' - Christopher Chen talks about his latest puzzle of a play at Lincoln Center

Christopher Chen talks about his latest puzzle of a play, which is having its world premiere at Lincoln Center---Henry (Aaron Yoo), the narrator and central character of The Headlands at Lin…

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