Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Five Hundred Arhats of Changnyeongsa Temple

The post Five Hundred Arhats of Changnyeongsa Temple appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 11:37PM

You’ll Seem to Find the Happiness You Seek, When You’re Out Together Seeing “Cheek to Cheek” by Philip

All eleven outstanding onstage performers (six singer-dancers and five musicians) are at the top of their game, but the biggest stars of “Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood” are …

SOURCE: sceneonstage.com at 11:06PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Pramkicker

The post Pramkicker appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 09:48PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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CampWCP. Where young artists are empowered to activate their voice through theater. by Westport Country Playhouse

Hear from some of these young artists who participated in 2021. Learn more: https://www.westportplayhouse.org/show/campwcp2022/ About CampWCP Young folx are encouraged to use their voice…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:42PM

Have Yourself a Very Mary Christmas With Kiki & Herb by Matthew Wexler

Kiki & Herb reunite for a holiday concert at BAM, singing classic rock and pop songs with their unique twist and comedic spin. The post Have Yourself a Very Mary Christmas With Kiki &…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:42PM

Cabaret dynamo Tash York returns to The Butterfly Club this December with Happy Hour: Absolutely Done with 2021.

The post Cabaret dynamo Tash York returns to The Butterfly Club this December with Happy Hour: Absolutely Done with 2021. appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 08:39PM

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood by Sandi Durell

By Marilyn Lester . . . The singing and dancing jewel box of a revue, Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, is just what the doctor ordered. There’s resonance in that phrase—we’r…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:30PM

Review: Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood Dances Us Back to the Movies

Randy Skinner's new musical revue makes its world premiere at the York Theatre Company.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:03PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Life of Pi review – the animals are the stars in this puppet-powered show by Arifa Akbar

Wyndham’s theatre, LondonThis stage version of Yann Martel’s novel is exquisitely designed but the wonder leaks away in flat-footed storytelling Life of Pi had a first life as a Booker p…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48PM

The Lightcatcher revealed – MPavilion 2021 opens

The post The Lightcatcher revealed – MPavilion 2021 opens appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 07:41PM

A dazzling world premiere of ‘Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood’ at Off-Broadway’s York Theatre Company by Deb Miller

Following the pandemic shutdown in March 2020, and a flood that forced them from their 30-year home at St. Peter’s Theater in January, the York Theatre Company has returned with their firs…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:00PM

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Hollywood Revue Reaching for the Highest Peak by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Randy Skinner conceives, directs and choreographs six deft singer-dancers, with sharp Barry Kleinbort book The post Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin Hollywood Revue Reaching for…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Adelaide Fringe 2022 Festival Ambassadors and Program Announced

The post Adelaide Fringe 2022 Festival Ambassadors and Program Announced appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 06:58PM

'Fresh Air' remembers Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim (Part 2) by Terry Gross

We continue our tribute to Sondheim by listening back to a 2010 interview in which he shared the stories behind some of his most famous songs and gave his take on other great lyricists.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 06:48PM

SANCTUARY CITY Talkback with Martyna Majok by New York Theatre Workshop

Following a virtual screening of SANCTUARY CITY on November 18th, 2021, NYTW's Director of Education, Alex Santiago-Jirau, sat down for an exclusive interview with Pulitzer Prize winner and …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:36PM

Broadway Review: ‘Clyde’s’ Starring Uzo Aduba by Matthew Wexler

Emmy winner Uzo Aduba stars in Lynn Nottage's new play, 'Clyde's,' about employees in a Pennsylvania truck stop sandwich shop. The post Broadway Review: ‘Clyde’s’ Starring Uzo Aduba a…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:33PM

Candlelight Review: John Patrick Shanley’s West Side Story? by New York Theaterh

In his new Off-Off Broadway play, John Patrick Shanley – Oscar-winner for “Moonstruck,” Tony and Pulitzer winner for “Doubt” – imagines what it would be like if Romeo and Juliet …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:26PM

Going Back to the Live with ‘A Christmas Carol’ | Ahmanson Theatre by Center Theatre Group

After 628 days without live performances, we've reopened the Ahmanson with a magical first performance of 'A Christmas Carol.'

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:03PM

‘Life of Pi’ Review: A Fantastical Story Becomes a Fantastic West End Production by Gordon Cox

Bestseller though it is – 10 million copies and counting – it’s fair to say that “Life of Pi,” the extraordinary story of a shipwrecked 17-year-old who did (or maybe didn’t) spen…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:00PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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ShentonSTAGE Daily for THURSDAY DECEMBER 2 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily for THURSDAY DECEMBER 2 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

SOURCE: shentonstage.com at 05:49PM

Broadway theaters will dim the lights on December 8, in honor of Stephen Sondheim by Deb Miller

As the Broadway community continues to mourn the loss of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who passed away on November 26, at age 91, The Broadway League announced that the C…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:42PM

Odds & Ends: Sierra Boggess, Montego Glover & More Set for Holiday Concert Benefit for ASTEP by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Starry Lineup Revealed for New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP This is sure to get theater fans in the holi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Musical Theater Titan Stephen Sondheim by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway League has announced that marquee lights of all Broadway theaters will be dimmed for one minute on December 8 at 6:30PM ET in memory of the legendary composer and lyricist St…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM

ACTIVATE STORIES: Welcoming In Action - The Yorkville Community School. by Lincoln Center

Teachers at the Yorkville Community School have been reflecting on what might make a classroom more welcoming. Teacher Jennifer Dionisio and Vice Principal Stacie Lorraine try activities out…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:01PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway's Chicago Resumes Performances December 2 by Andrew Gans

The revival had canceled performances November 27–December 1 following breakthrough COVID cases.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:50PM

A Look at Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play at the George Street Playhouse by Marc J. Franklin

The production, starring Kristine Nielsen, Greg Cuellar, and more, continues in New Jersey through December 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:45PM

Mint Theater Will Return to Live Performance With D.H. Lawrence's The Daughter-in-Law by Talaura Harms

The Off-Broadway company will also offer a free stream of its 2018 production of Hindle Wakes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:41PM

Broadway To Dim Lights For Stephen Sondheim by Greg Evans

Broadway theaters will dim their lights for Stephen Sondheim on Wednesday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m. ET. “It is impossible to measure Stephen Sondheim’s impact on the world of musical the…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:38PM

Lights of Broadway Will Dim for Stephen Sondheim on December 8

Sondheim died on November 26 at the age of 91.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 04:24PM

THE JRB HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2021 by Jason Robert Brown

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* THE JRB HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2021 It’s holiday time!  Let’s fling our masks aside with joyous abandon and celebrate (as long as you’ve got a second mask on underneat…

SOURCE: Jason Robert Brown at 04:06PM

Story Pirates present a #ConcertsForKids feat. hilarious stories written by kids! by Lincoln Center

Imaginative stories written by kids are brought to life in today’s #ConcertsForKids featuring Story Pirates. Recorded LIVE at #RestartStages, this group of talented comedians and musicians…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:00PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Will Dim Marquee Lights to Honor Stephen Sondheim December 8 by Talaura Harms

The legendary American musical theatre composer-lyricist died November 26 at the age of 91.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Broadway theaters to dim lights Dec. 8 in memory of Stephen Sondheim by Caitlin Huston

Broadway theaters will dim their lights for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 in memory of Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim died Nov. 26 at the age of 91. The legendary composer created Broadway staples such as…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 03:52PM

CLYDE'S – Montage by Second Stage Theater

Critic’s Pick! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “The feel-good play of the season!” -Adam Feldman, Time Out New York Watch a sneak peek of Clyde’s by Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriske…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:32PM

String v Spitta review – children’s entertainers do battle by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonThis odd-couple double act of east London MC and toffee-nosed children’s entertainer are great fun for adults The world of children’s entertainment has provided a ric…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:24PM

Ron Cephas Jones Has Something to Prove Again by Reggie Ugwu

The Emmy-winning “This Is Us” actor received a double-lung transplant after a secret battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Now he’s back onstage in “Clyde’s” on Broa…

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:24PM

OnTheSpot: Sidney Meyer @ Pangea 11/29/21 by Cabaret Hotspot!

Sidney Meyer Pangea Nov. 29, 2021 Photo Essay by David Sabella Sidney Meyer, the fairy Godfather of Cabaret, presented a musically eclectic and spellbinding show at Pangea, as only he could …

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 03:22PM

ANNIE: WHAT IS IT ABOUT YOU? by Goodspeed Musicals

Ever wondered what it takes to create one of the most popular musicals of all-time? Featuring rarely seen footage from the original production of ANNIE, exclusive interviews with Charles Str…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:18PM

David Byrne's American Utopia Cancels Performances Through December 2 by Caitlin Moynihan

Performances of David Byrne's American Utopia have been canceled through December 2 due to a non-COVID-related illness in the company. Performances are set to resume on December 3.  David…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:06PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Review: “Caroline, or Change” at Roundabout’s Studio 54 (Tickets Available through Sunday January 9, 2022) by David Roberts

Racism, sexism, economic disparity, and stagnation roil beneath the surface Caroline Thibodeaux’s (an embattled yet resilient Sharon B Clarke) deep unhappiness, disappointment, and resista…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 02:58PM

Cast Set for Dave Harris’ Off-Broadway and Los Angeles Tambo & Bones by Andrew Gans

Taylor Reynolds will direct the shape-shifting satire, heading to Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:58PM

Watch Celina Smith, Megan Hilty, Tituss Burgess, More Talk About Annie Live! by Dan Meyer

Christmas, family, and excitement are just a few buzzwords thrown around ahead of the TV special on NBC.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:55PM

Viewing Virginia Carroll by Trav S.D.

Having done ten posts about stars with the first name of Virginia and about a dozen with the last name of Carroll we must observe that Virginia Carroll (1913-2009) is a likely name for a fil…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:48PM

R.I.P. Eddie Mekka (Carmine from “Laverne and Shirley”) by Trav S.D.

Eddie Mekka (Rudolph Edward Mekjian, 1952-2021) was much more than “Carmine from Laverne and Shirley” of course, it’s just that when you say his real name everyone goes “Who?” and …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:48PM

Review: San Francisco Playhouse’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is local theater at its best by Lily Janiak

The romantic comedy adapts Shakespeare into a musical so persuasively you might think the two genres had always been intertwined.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 02:37PM

How Theatre Training Works in Football! by Michael Shann

Meet Michael Shann The post How Theatre Training Works in Football! appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 02:32PM

Nylon Fusion’s unsettling world premiere of John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Candlelight’ at Off-Off-Broadway’s New Ohio Theatre by Deb Miller

Self-described as “a Nuyorican comic romantic tragedy covered with magic and dipped in Brooklyn blood,” Nylon Fusion Theatre Company’s world premiere of Candlelight by Pulitzer Prize-w…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:26PM

With fewer performances and no ‘adorable little lambs’ ‘The Nutcracker’ returns in person to local stages by Michael Crabb - Special To The Star

The National Ballet, Ballet Jörgen and Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement manage to bring back the holiday season ritual with pandemic restrictions.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 02:22PM

“Welcome Christmas” (“Fah Who Doraze”) (2021) by The Old Globe

The cast of The Old Globe's 2021 production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! sing the beloved song “Welcome Christmas” (“Fah Who Doraze”), made famous in the animated h…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:21PM

"Santa for a Day" (2021) by The Old Globe

Andrew Polec (The Grinch) and Sophia Adajar sing the heartwarming "Santa for a Day" from The Old Globe's 2021 production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Tickets for this belo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:14PM

FOR RUSSIAN COMEDIANS, POLITICAL SATIRE IS NO JOKE. IT CAN NOW LAND THEM IN JAIL. by Robert Shuman

(Robyn Dixon’s and Mary Ilyushina’s article appeared in The Washington Post, 12/2; via the Deudge Report.) MOSCOW — A Russian video comedy troupe in a small provincial city was doing j…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 02:11PM

‘American Utopia’ cancels additional Broadway performance by Broadway News

The Thursday, Dec. 2 performance of “American Utopia” has been canceled due to a non-COVID-19 illness in the company, according to producers. The production had also canceled Wednesday e…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 02:03PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Off-Broadway Review: “Trevor: The Musical” at Stage 42 (Open Run) by David Roberts

The new musical “Trevor: The Musical” based on the 1994 short film makes a valid attempt to bring to light the issues and problems that adolescent gay teens face, which result in attempt…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 01:42PM

David Byrne's American Utopia Cancels December 2 Broadway Performance by Andrew Gans

The December 1 performance at the St. James Theatre had also been canceled.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:40PM

Talkin' Broadway - Side by Side With Sondheim: My Favorite Stories About Steve - 12/2/21 by Wayman Wong

"... I was fortunate enough to befriend Sondheim, and here are a few memories I've got of the amazing man behind the music and lyrics."

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 01:33PM

Watch the Teaser for Somebody Somewhere, New Bridget Everett Comedy on HBO

The show is created by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen of the popular off-Broadway troupe the Debate Society.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:24PM

Tambo & Bones Announces Cast for World-Premiere Co-production

W. Tré Davis and Tyler Fauntleroy will play a pair of characters who discover they have been written into a minstrel show.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:24PM

ReView: Linda Kahn @ The Triad 11/12/21 by David Sabella

Linda Khan Say Yes Triad Theater Nov 12,2021 The cabaret stage has a long tradition of welcoming performers who are returning to their performance life after having successful careers in oth…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 01:11PM

Interview with Daniel Alexander Jones by Cindy Sibilsky

The transcendent Black Queer Artist Daniel Alexander Jones (aka DAJ) puts his “slashes” to good use. The multi-hyphenated artist is having a very busy 2021. He’s had a book release, a …

SOURCE: stagebiz.com at 01:10PM

Broadway’s Alvarez, Moreno, Watts, Clarke, Hartrampf by Sandi Durell

The John Gore Organization announced today that the newest episode of “The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal,” the New York Emmy Award-winning program, and America’s first nationally sy…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:03PM

‘An entertaining & engaging production’: RUMBLE! – Drayton Arms Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Business and boxing collide in this revival of Yasir Senna’s play by Razor Sharp Productions. Alisha Harper-Gill is on the ropes, fighting for her career.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Take a 1st Look at Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will officially open at the Washington, D.C. venue December 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:56PM

Laverne & Shirley Star and Tony Nominee Eddie Mekka Dead at 69 by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen star Eddie Mekka died on November 27 at his home in Newhall, California at the age of 69. His death was announced on Facebook by longtime friend Pat Benti, who noted that Me…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM

The Theatre World Awards Will Have Live In-Person Ceremony in 2022 by Caitlin Moynihan

Save the date! The Theatre World Awards are set to return next year with a live in-person ceremony. The annual event will take place on June 6, 2022 at 7:00PM ET at a theater venue to be ann…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM

Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Star in Rescue Rue Off-Broadway by Billy McEntee

The new family musical, created by Emmy winner Stacey Weingarten, begins December 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:52PM

To Build a Soul with Justin Elizabeth Sayre by Sandi Durell

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club has announced that the world premiere of To Build a Soul – a new solo work by downtown playwright and performer Justin Elizabeth Sayre – begins pe…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 12:47PM

Micheal Patrick Thornton is stepping down at Gift Theatre by Chris Jones

Gift also said Thursday that it will exit its longtime cozy home inside the 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 12:30PM

WATCH: RANGE Releases 'SIX in 6 Minutes' Music Video

Today, RANGE Music released a new mash-up video, SIX in 6 minutes, featuring the music of Broadway’s Six. The New York City based group is also known for their last mash-up project, HAMILT…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:03PM

Masks, Vax Cards and an Army of Orphans: Behind the Scenes of NBC’s ‘Annie Live!’ Dress Rehearsal by Gordon Cox

For audience members checking in at the final dress rehearsal of NBC’s “Annie Live!” on Dec. 1, there was an additional stop along the usual security gauntlet. Between the airport-styl…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:01PM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Chita Rivera to Host PBS New Year's Eve Special Featuring Lea Salonga, Drew Gehling & More

Chita Rivera has been announced as the host of United in Song: Celebrating the American Dream, a new New Year's Eve special on PBS. The special will also feature performances by Lea Salonga…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:58AM

Theatre Review: ‘Cinderella’ at Synetic Theater by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

We know the story—a hopelessly dysfunctional blended family, a bright young woman who pairs endless chores with undefeatable optimism, a prince, a ball, a transformation, and a search. But…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:57AM

Photos: See Darian Sanders & Kayla Cyphers in New Images From THE LION KING Tour

Disney’s The Lion King North American tour released two new production photos today of Darian Sanders (Simba) and Kayla Cyphers (Nala). 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:51AM

Cirque Dreams Holidaze show about the Claus family coming to the Oakdale for Christmas by Christopher Arnott

A new "Cirque Dreams Holidaze" tour, with a musical theater style and over a dozen circus acts, is at the Oakdale in Wallingford Dec. 10-11.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 11:41AM

A Musical About Star Wars Will Return to Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

The musical comedy will play a limited run at The American Theatre of Actors.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

VIDEO: Rachel Zegler Talks WEST SIDE STORY on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Rachel Zegler appeared on Good Morning America this morning to speak on working with Steven Spielberg, Ariana DeBose, and Stephen Sondheim on the new film adaption of West Side Story and mor…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:23AM

Dominic Colón Wins Write It Out! Prize for Playwrights Living With HIV by Dan Meyer

The award was created by one in two scribe Donja R. Love.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:21AM

Tyrone Huntley Joins JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tour as Judas

Tyrone Huntley, who caused a sensation in the original 2016 production of Jesus Christ Superstar at London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, will reprise his role as Judas in the North A…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:20AM

ANNIE LIVE's Celina Smith Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

Star of NBC's Annie Live, Celina Smith, is taking over our Instagram story today to share her favorite spots around New York City ahead of the musical's premiere tonight! Tune in to Annie Li…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:20AM

Meet ANNIE LIVE!'s Sandy, Macy & Trainer Bill Berloni

Annie Live! hits the small screen tonight (8pm) on NBC, and while we can't wait to see the show's pint-sized leading lady in action, we're equally excited to meet her canine companion! 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:16AM

Chita Rivera Will Host PBS New Year's Eve Special, Featuring Lea Salonga, Paulo Szot, Drew Gehling, More by Andrew Gans

United in Song: Celebrating the American Dream was filmed at Philadelphia's Independence Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM

New PBS GREAT PERFORMANCES Documentary Goes Backstage Broadway's Comeback

'Great Performances – Reopening: The Broadway Revival' is hosted by NY1's Frank DiLella. Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lea Salonga, Sara Bareilles and more are featured in the ne…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:07AM

VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:05AM

Sleeping Beauty and the Beast review – fairytale villains get taught a lesson by Brian Logan

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonCaptain Hook and the Big Bad Wolf are sent back to school in a flippant festive mashup that’s carried along by its goofy charm Imagine a reform school for badd…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM

All About Theatre About Film: Ivo van Hove’s big-screen obsessions in focus by Chris Wiegand

Europe’s in-demand theatre director is also an avid cinephile. A dizzying exhibition joins the dots between his adaptations of arthouse movies – by Antonioni, Bergman, Cassavetes and oth…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to Receive First-Ever Off-Broadway Production

Sonoya Mizuno and Matt de Rogatis lead the Tennessee Williams revival as Maggie and Brick.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:03AM

‘A perfect tour de force of visual, intellectual & emotional pleasure’: DEATH OF ENGLAND: FACE TO FACE – National Theatre/Sky Arts by Aleks Sierz

One of the absolute highpoints of new writing in the past couple of years has been the Death of England trilogy.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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TICK, TICK...BOOM!, IN THE HEIGHTS & More Among 2022 IPA Satellite Award Nominees

The nominations for the 2022 IPA Satellite Awards have been announced! The film adaptions of tick, tick...BOOM!, In the Heights, and Cyrano received nominations. Other nominees include Cynt…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:56AM

Cosmic Heart: a Conversation with Daniel Alexander Jones by Jerry Lieblich

I don't think it's our job to banish the darkness. But I think it's our job to understand that the light locates us in this womb. It locates us in this infinite and ever expanding universe. …

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 10:36AM

Interview: Executive Producer Neil Meron Shares Why ANNIE LIVE is Perfect for Right Now

Earlier this week, executive producer of Annie Live, Neil Meron, took over our Instagram to answering fan questions about putting together NBC's latest live TV musical. Wondering why the pro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:31AM

Order, Design, Tension, Composition, Balance, Light, Harmony: Honoring Sondheim on Seurat's Birthday

December 2nd is impressionist painter Georges Seurat's birthday - the painter Sondheim along with bookwriter James Lapine immortalized in the 1985 Pulitzer Prize winning for Drama musical.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 10:21AM

Review Roundup: Steven Spielberg's WEST SIDE STORY Film Remake

Directed by the Stephen Spielberg with Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner penning the film's screenplay, the film is an adaption of 1957 musical with a score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:13AM

Listen to Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort Sing 'Tonight' From New West Side Story Movie by Logan Culwell-Block

Director Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical hits theatres December 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:04AM

Mothers of Reinvention: The Lab Pivots as Studios Close by Margaret Fuhrer

In a strategic feat of survival, the Lab, a Los Angeles dance studio stalwart, has transformed itself into a creative agency and “lifestyle brand.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:00AM

NEWS: Ivo van Hove directs Ruth Wilson in West End run of Cocteau’s The Human Voice by Press Releases

Ruth Wilson will star in Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Jean Cocteau’s The Human Voice for three weeks only at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre from 17 March 2022.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, December 2, 2021 by Susan Grace

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SOURCE: gracenotesstage.com at 09:53AM

Audra McDonald Will Executive Produce and Narrate Whitney Houston Documentary by Andrew Gans

Benjamin Alfonsi will direct and produce Whitney Houston in Focus.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:52AM

Now Hiring: Casting Associate, Head of Marketing and Community, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/2/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:50AM

Read the Reviews for the New West Side Story Movie by Dan Meyer

The film, arriving in theatres December 10, stars Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM

Check Out New Photos of Slave Play on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The return engagement of the Tony-nominated play officially opens December 2 at the August Wilson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:48AM

L.A. New Play Project Names 3 Grant Winners by American Theatre Editors

Inaugural grants will go to Carla Ching, Josh Wilder, and Carolyn Ratteray.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:47AM

‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Eddie Mekka, ‘The Big Ragu’ dead at 69 by Hannah Sparks

Actor Eddie Mekka, best known for his role as Carmine "The Big Ragu" Ragusa of "Laverne & Shirley" has died. The Tony nominee was 69.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:45AM

Ann E. Wareham to Depart as Laguna Playhouse AD by American Theatre Editors

Wareham departs the company after 11 years at the helm.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:44AM

BWW Interview: Jelani Remy Talks Broadway's Comeback, His Special Christmas Show, and More

Jelani Remy (The Lion King) is known for his incredible singing and dancing talents in Broadway's Ain’t Too Proud, but this superstar has even more in store this season.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:43AM

SOLT and UK Theatre ask audiences to play part in upholding See it Safely measures by Kitty Underwood

SOLT and UK Theatre have today put out a statement asking audiences to play their part in upholding See it Safely measures in place in theatres. The post SOLT and UK Theatre ask audiences to…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 09:39AM

Flip Through the Original Broadway Playbill Program for Annie by Logan Culwell-Block

As NBC prepares to air Annie Live!, we're opening our vaults to look back at the musical's 1977 Broadway premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM

Checking In With… Caroline, or Change Star Samantha Williams by Andrew Gans

Williams plays Emmie Thibodeaux in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori's musical at Studio 54.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:19AM

JANE LYNCH IS BACK IN THE SWING by Sandi Durell

By Brian Scott Lipton . . . One of the entertainment world’s most beloved performers, Jane Lynch has delighted television audiences with her Emmy Award-winning work as Sue Sylvester on Gle…

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5 Things to Look Out for During NBC's Annie Live

Here's what to expect from the broadcast, which airs tonight at 8pm.

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Review: Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Is Better Than the Original

The remake of the iconic American musical takes big risks, and they pay off.

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VIDEO: Taraji P. Henson & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

Taraji P. Henson and Celina Smith appeared on the Kelly Clarkson Show yesterday to discuss starring in Annie LIVE! The live musical spectacular also stars Tituss Burgess, Nicole Scherzinger,…

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Annie Live! Premieres on NBC December 2 by Talaura Harms

The television special, based on the 1977 Broadway musical, stars Celina Smith, Harry Connick, Jr., and Taraji P. Henson.

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Enjoy the magic of winter at Snowflake Lane in Bellevue, plus other things to do this week by Vonnai Phair

Did you know there's a place in Bellevue where it snows every night? Snowflake Lane fills the streets with falling snow, dazzling lights and more. Or check out a holiday market, a cookie dec…

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Seattle dance artist dani tirrell’s departure leaves strong legacy, big void by Crystal Paul

After 13 years in Seattle, dance artist dani tirrell is heading to Washington, D.C., leaving a legacy of collaboration and community-based art, and a void Black arts leaders say will be diff…

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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‘Don’t be too quick in judging the covetous old sinner’: Paul Nolan on playing Scrooge in A Christmas Carol in Coventry by Featured Content

Paul Nolan returns to the stage in Coventry to take on the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the Albany Theatre's new locally-set adaptation of A Christmas Carol. He took a break from final…

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Ghostly Comfort and Joy: A Review of “A Christmas Carol” at Goodman Theatre by Dennis Polkow

We watch Scrooge go through his familiar redemptive and restorative ritual with renewed interest.

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Does theater have to be on a stage? Teatro Vista’s new co-leaders challenge themselves and the company to think different by Jerald Pierce

With its “Futurology” season, guided by co-artistic directors Lorena Diaz and Wendy Mateo, Teatro Vista offers a glimpse at the future of the company.

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Watch Anaïs Mitchell's Live Performance Video for 'Brooklyn Bridge,' From Her Upcoming Album by Talaura Harms

The self-titled album from the Tony-winning Hadestown composer arrives January 28, 2022.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 2, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

‘Real Women Have Curves’ Coming to Broadway, Patinkin on Sondheim, Grace Talks ‘Paradise Square’ “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top th…

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England’s biggest theatres make mask-wearing mandatory by Mark Sweney

The National, the Royal Opera House and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sites follow RSC in response to Omicron Martin Sorrell: ad clients are cancelling Christmas parties Coronavirus – latest up…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM

The Wiz review – a warm and wondrous ode to Black joy by Catherine Love

Hope Mill theatre, ManchesterWith belting vocals and dazzling dance, this musical update jumps into a vivid Oz full of street art and neon lights Director Matthew Xia’s updated staging of …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM

Romeo & Juliet review – Sergei Polunin in swashbuckling form by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Albert Hall, LondonChoreographed by Johan Kobborg, this is an often overblown show but has a divine turn from Alina Cojocaru This vehicle for Ukrainian ballet star Sergei Polunin, crea…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM

Little Women | 2021 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

Little Women follows the adventures of the four March sisters - Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy. Jo, the second eldest of the March daughters and an aspiring writer, receives yet another rejection fro…

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Review: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time by Harriet Hughes

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has just opened at Troubadour Wembley Park, and I urge you to see it. It’s an incredibly heartwarming story with a talented cast, wonderfu…

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String v Spitta review: A premise so ingenious it’s hard to believe it hasn’t been done before by Isobel Lewis

Musical comedy about warring kids’ party entertainers hits all the right notes

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Drifters Girl at the West End’s Garrick Theatre by Emma Clarendon

On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the world premiere of new music industry bio-musical The Drifters Girl.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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'Fresh Air' remembers Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim (Part 1) by Terry Gross

Sondheim, who died Nov. 26, was the lyricist and composer who gave us Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and other shows. In 2010 he spoke about his writing process, from rhyming to finding the r…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 06:36AM

Betty Boothroyd musical to chart rise from dancer to Commons Speaker by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Betty! starring Maxine Peake views parliamentarian’s life through lens of drama group in Dewsbury village hall She was a working-class Yorkshire girl who first took to the stage in a high-…

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3 Things TheaterMakers Can Learn From Tick, Tick… Boom by Ken Davenport

If you haven’t seen Tick, Tick… Boom! yet, get thee... The post 3 Things TheaterMakers Can Learn From Tick, Tick… Boom first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Theater district restaurants cautiously welcome back diners by Caitlin Huston

Patrons are returning to restaurants in the theater district, but owners are still cautious about returning to full hours of operation.  Theater district standbys such as Joe Allen and Glas…

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Aladdin at the Lyric Hammersmith by Kayley

It is officially panto season! Kayley went to see Aladdin at the Lyric Hammersmith to kick off the festive theatre season. The post Review: Aladdin at the Lyric Hammersmith appeared first on…

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Trans love story Triple X to finally premiere at STC by Aussie Theatre

The highly-anticipated Triple X – a semi-autobiographical trans love story by two-time Griffin Award-winning playwright and trans performer Glace Chase

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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The L Plates of Opera Concert at the Sydney Opera House by Aussie Theatre

Then Opera Australia’s Great Opera Hits is for you. A perfect test drive of the world’s most famous arias, the

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10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art prepares to open at QAGOMA

The post 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art prepares to open at QAGOMA appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Playwright Neil LaBute, St. Louis Actors' Studio collaborator, takes 'Comfort' in the theater by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

His latest collaboration with St. Louis Actors' Studio "forges new ground," exploring family dynamics of mother and son.

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On the Couch with Jessica Robbins

The post On the Couch with Jessica Robbins appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Electrifying, visceral and deeply emotional: this ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ aims to deliver the ‘wow factor’ by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The production that hit Toronto this week — making headlines over the arrest of its lead actor in the Capitol riot — is meant to be as much rock gig as stage musical, giving audiences th…

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 12:30AM

Local Voices to Preserve Victoria’s History

The post Local Voices to Preserve Victoria’s History appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Return Broadway Engagement of Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play Opens December 2 by Talaura Harms

Robert O'Hara again directs the Tony-nominated play for a limited run at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood Opens Off-Broadway December 2 by Andrew Gans

Randy Skinner helms The York Theatre Company's world premiere of the song-and-dance celebration featuring the work of Berlin.

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