Friday, December 3, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

COPPELIA Combines Ballet with Live Action Dance Comes To Broadwayhd On Christmas Day

BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, is dancing into the holiday season as it brings the cutting-edge and critically acclaimed Coppelia to its platform on December 25.…

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Dance News: Seasonal Ballet Helps Everyone Make the Leap into a Holiday Mood by Carolyn Kelemen

A listing of “The Nutcracker” performances (and more) in the Baltimore/Washington area this season. As my grand-nephew, niece and I watched two productions of “The Nutcracker” this p…

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Sean Thompson finds a whole new world at the Walnut with THE LITTLE MERMAID by Debra Danese

Based on the beloved Hans Christian Andersen story and the classic film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is delighting audiences at the Walnut Street Theatre now… The post Sean Thompson fin…

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Patti LuPone Out Of Weekend’s ‘Company’ Performances Due To Non-Covid Illness by Greg Evans

Patti LuPone will miss this weekend’s performances of Broadway’s Company due to a non-Covid-related illness. Press had been invited to both of Saturday’s performances – matinee and e…

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

The York Theatre by Barry Gordin

Cheek To Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood opens at The York at Theatre at St. Jean’s on 76th Street. December 3, 2021:  Cheek To Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, an insightful son…

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‘Slave Play’ Announces a New Digital Lottery by Matthew Wexler

A limited number of tickets will be available for every performance of 'Slave Play' for $25 per ticket. The post ‘Slave Play’ Announces a New Digital Lottery appeared first on The Bro…

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'Fresh Air' remembers Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim (Part 3) by Terry Gross

We conclude our tribute to Sondheim by listening to archival interviews with collaborators and performers, including Stephen Colbert, James Lapine, Paul Gemignani and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

These Women Helped Bring Winnie The Pooh To Off-Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Winnie The Pooh is the first new Disney musical to debut since Frozen.

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Heinz Endowments award $5.4 million to 16 organizations promoting Black culture by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh's Heinz Endowments have awarded $5.4 million in grant funding to 16 organizations promoting Black communities and culture.

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 06:06PM
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Bradley Whitford & A CHRISTMAS CAROL Company Tribute Sondheim

The National Tour of the five-time Tony Award-winning production of A Christmas Carol led by three-time Emmy Award winner Bradley Whitford paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim following a perfo…

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Helen on Wheels by Sandi Durell

For some Florida fun in Ft. Lauderdale, here’s another heartwarming comedy by Cricket Daniel about a feisty granny who likes to cause a ruckus. When she’s not escaping from the local sh…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 05:25PM

Odds & Ends: Original Soundtrack Released for NBC's Annie Live! & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Listen to the Soundtrack for NBC's Annie Live! NBC's Annie Live! offered a surprise on December 3, when Sony Masterworks …

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Meet Broadway's New Nanny with These Photos of Mrs. Doubtfire, Starring Rob McClure by Caitlin Moynihan

Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical comedy based on the 1993 hit movie of the same name, is getting ready for its December 5 opening night at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, and now there's a fir…

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Tony-winning The Band's Visit in San Francisco by Broadwaysf

THE BAND'S VISIT is coming to San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre from January 11–February 6, 2022. The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is one of the mo…

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Special Episode: Tovah Feldshuh on Cellular Coincidences in ‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt is in conversation with Tony and Emmy-nominated legend Tovah Feldshuh who will begin performances in Mark St. Germain’s play “Becoming Dr. Ruth” on Saturday …

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Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway

Slave Play, the ground-breaking work by Tony Award nominee Jeremy O. Harris under the direction of Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, re-opened just last night at the August Wilson Theatre (2…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:42PM

‘A Quick 5’ with Sean Mayes, Musical Director/Orchestrator/Arranger for ‘An Evening with Andre De Shields’ at the BSO by Lynne Menefee

This weekend, native son André De Shields, winner of the 2019 Tony Award® for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for “Hadestown,” returns to his hometown to tell the story of Baltimore a…

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Clyde by Elyse Trevers

For some, food is merely sustenance; for others, it is an art form. And for the former convicts who work at Clyde’s, a truck stop in Berks County, Pennsylvania, the perfect sandwich may of…

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice review – lively tale lacks hocus-focus by Mark Fisher

Northern Stage, NewcastleA lovable orphan at a low-rent Hogwarts makes her impostor syndrome disappear in a lively reimagining with fun theatrical illusions The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is on…

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Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt | Toronto Trailer by Mirvish Productions


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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

A composer and a gentleman: Canadian theatre artists remember Stephen Sondheim by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

“The most important thing that he taught us was never underestimate your audience. If you don’t do your best they’ll know.”

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Get “The History of Stand-Up”{! by Trav S.D.

I had the best time this afternoon rapping with the illimitable Wayne Federman about comedy and vaudeville on his podcast. In addition to being the former headwriter for Jimmy Fallon, a co-p…

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Take a 1st Look at Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway by Talaura Harms

The new musical, based on the 1993 film, opens December 5 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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‘A post-menopausal Macbeth’: Joel Coen on tackling Shakespeare with Frances McDormand by Peter Bradshaw

The writer-director talks about his new film, co-starring Denzel Washington, and reveals how it felt to work without his brother, Ethan, for the first time in nearly 40 years It might be the…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:18PM

Go Inside Opening Night for the Return Engagement of Slave Play on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony-nominated production officially opened at the August Wilson Theatre December 2.

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Go Inside Company, Starring Katrina Lenk & Patti LuPone, with New Production Photos by Caitlin Moynihan

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes company! The new staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, directed by Marianne Elliott, officially opens at the Jacobs Theatre on December…

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Bianca Marroquín on the Joys of Playing Both Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly in Chicago on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Chicago, Broadway the long-running revival, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a star-studded event, complete with a Chicago-themed marching band. correspondent Char…

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Joshua Henry, Shereen Pimentel & More Join Upcoming Encores! Season by Lindsey Sullivan

New York City Center has announced additional casting for the 2022 Encores! season. As previously reported, the next chapter of the series, led by Artistic Director Lear deBessonet, Produci…

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Julia Lester, Jordan Donica, More Join Encores! Into the Woods; Trevor Jackson Replaces Dulé Hill for The Tap Dance Kid by Ryan McPhee

New York City Center has announced a number of casting and creative team updates for the upcoming 2022 season.

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Kiki and Herb Sleigh at BAM by Sandi Durell

by Marcina Zaccaria. . . Standing under an enormous sleigh, Justin Vivian Bond enchanted a packed house at Harvey Theater at Brooklyn Academy of Music on November 30.   A clever show, creat…

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VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)


By Ron Fassler . . . You have to admire the up-front title of Faith Salie’s one-person show in that it pulls no punches. Happily, Salie does not spend the full 90-minute running time seeki…

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Laura Benanti Lands a Recurring Role on Hulu's Life & Beth by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner will play Jane in the new series by Amy Schumer.

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Hollywood Critics Association Nominates tick, tick...BOOM! for Best Picture by Billy McEntee

Andrew Garfield, Robin de Jesús, Ariana DeBose, and others are also among the nominees.

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Antony Sher, Olivier-Winning Shakespearean Actor, Dies at 72 by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star made his Broadway debut with a Tony-nominated and Theatre World Award-winning performance in Stanley.

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WEST SIDE STORY Wins New York Film Critics Circle Award For Best Cinematography

West Side Story took home the award for Best Cinematography at at the 2021 New York Film Critics Awards. Kathryn Hunter has been named Best Supporting Actress in Apple's adaption of Tragedy…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:38PM

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS

Yes, the rumors are true! Everyone's favorite Countess is back at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening of festive glitz and glamour. If there's anything that's a guaranteed good time, it's se…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:31PM

Joshua Henry, Adrienne Walker & More Join Encores! THE TAP DANCE KID

New York City Center today announced additional casting for the 2022 Encores! Season as part of the full calendar of events for City Center’s 2021 – 2022 Season. The productions launch L…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:26PM

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Jonathan Reid Gealt on Creating Archetype by Logan Culwell-Block

The album releases December 3 with performances from Broadway favorites Daniel J. Watts, Lilli Cooper, Amber Iman, and more.

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On the Couch with Michael Boyd

The post On the Couch with Michael Boyd appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

NY1's ON STAGE to Honor Stephen Sondheim With Nathan Lane, Donna Murphy & More

On Stage will take a look back at the incredible life and career of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, including tributes from members of the Broadway community such as Nathan…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:58PM

Bradley Whitford & the Company of 'A Christmas Carol' Gives Tribute to Stephen Sondheim by Center Theatre Group

At opening night of A Christmas Carol, Bradley Whitford dedicated the final song of the performance to Stephen Sondheim.

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Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Will Bring CAST OFFS to Club Cumming

Club Cumming (Alan Cumming, Darren Dryden and Benjamin Maisani) will present “Cast Offs” with Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen – the new variety and game show from BroadwayWorld/Broadway…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:51PM

Watch Broadway's Morgan James in 1st Installment of Playbill's Holiday Concert Series by Playbill

To celebrate the holiday season, the Playbill Studio is hosting the Holiday Concert Series, with a new episode released every Friday in December. In this first installment, Broadway's Morga…

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Watch Activist and Oklahoma! Tour Star Sis on Playbill's Instagram Live by Bethany Rickwald

Playbill's social media manager interviewed the performer about her work on stage and off.

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‘Just a shame’: Boch Center’s rapid COVID testing delays force families to forgo ‘Elf’ show by Christopher Gavin

“We were overwhelmed. We just didn’t realize it was going to be that way.” The post ‘Just a shame’: Boch Center’s rapid COVID testing delays force families to forgo ‘Elf’ sho…

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2nd Stage brings a hilarious and hopeful ‘Clyde’s’ to Broadway’s Hayes Theater by Deb Miller

Set in the hectic kitchen of a truck-stop sandwich shop on a stretch of road in Berks County, PA, Clyde’s, by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; Sweat), dishes up a full…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:40PM

Photos: First Look at Rob McClure & More in MRS. DOUBTFIRE on Broadway

Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical produced by multi-Tony Award winner Kevin McCollum (Avenue Q, Rent, In The Heights, Something Rotten!), opens on Broadway this Sunday, December 5 at the S…

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Rachel Zegler appeared on Live! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss playing Maria in the new film adaption of West Side Story, falling in love with acting, teaching Steven Spielber…

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Last Chance to Watch: Remember the Ribbon Concert Streams Until December 3 by Dan Meyer

The concert, honoring those affected by HIV/AIDS, features performances Javier Muñoz, Lena Hall, and more.

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Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Kathleen Turner

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his illustr…

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For Reginald L. Douglas, D.C. Is Both Local and National by American Theatre Editors

The new artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company emphasizes creative collaboration and community development in his vision for the future.

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Exclusive! Watch Waitress Stars Joshua Henry & Ciara Renée Sing 'You Matter to Me' by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony nominee Joshua Henry and Ciara Renée are currently starring in Waitress as Dr. Pomatter and Jenna, respectively. Now, we're giving you an exclusive first look at the duo singing "You…

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Measure for Measure review – Shakespeare’s problem play gets a 1970s makeover by Arifa Akbar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, LondonThere are strong performances in this tale of sex, power and morality reimagined by director Blanche McIntyre If there is a #MeToo moment in Shakespeare’s oe…

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Moulin Rouge!, Tina, Mrs. Doubtfire, More Will Perform at Hudson Yards by Dan Meyer

The free concerts are part of the Shows Go On series at the NYC hotspot.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)



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New West Side Story Movie Soundtrack Released December 3 by Logan Culwell-Block

The screen adaptation of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents musical hits theatres December 10.

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Montego Glover, Sierra Boggess, Chester Gregory, More Set for ASTEP's New York City Christmas by Andrew Gans

Lynne Shankel is the musical director for the Joe's Pub benefit concert.

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Poll: The Best and The Worst Movie Adaptation of a Broadway Musical by New York Theaterh

This year, when we’ve spent so much time looking at screens, was a banner year for movie adaptations of shows that originated on stage: “In The Heights,” “The Humans,” “Dear Evan…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:31PM

ANNIE LIVE! Draws 5.2 Million Viewers

Annie Live!, NBC's latest live television musical, scored 5.2 million viewers in its broadcast, leading the non-NFL programming on Thursday night. See how Annie's ratings compare to NBC's pa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:30PM

Nominations Open for 2022 Barbara Whitman Award by Talaura Harms

The annual prize from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation recognizes female, trans, and non-binary early-career directors.

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Dog Show video and photos: What do humans have in common with canines? by Terri Paddock

At my last Christmas Q&A at the Pleasance Theatre, for sci-fi spoof Escape from Planet Trash way back in December 2019, Ginger Johnson shared a tantalising teaser about her idea for her …

SOURCE: Terri Paddock at 12:25PM

The Treaty shows history in the making – and proves the power of political theatre by Michael Billington

Colin Murphy’s remarkable play takes us behind closed doors as high-stakes negotiations for Irish independence take place ‘I wanna be in the room where it happens,” sings Aaron Burr in…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:06PM

Antony Sher on acting: ‘You have simply got to be honest’ by Chris Wiegand

Antony Sher was not only a superb performer but also an insightful observer on the craft of acting and the theatre – as shown in these extracts Antony Sher, celebrated actor, dies aged 72…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:06PM

Photos: See Glenn Close, Dan Levy, Diane Warren & More at REVELS & REVELATIONS

Glenn Close and the Bring Change to Mind Board of Directors hosted “Revels & Revelations 9,” a special celebration, which raised $1 million in support of teen mental health on T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:05PM

Two-Time Olivier Award Winner Antony Sher Dies at 72 by Lindsey Sullivan

Stage and screen star Antony Sher has died at the age of 72. In September, his husband, collaborator and Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Gregory Doran announced he would take a …

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VIDEO: Jennifer Diamond Previews Her New Solo Show- LET ME BE ME

Jennifer Diamond in 'Let Me Be Me' plays The Green Room 42 (570 10th Ave) on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7:00. Ahead of the show, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is catching up with Jennifer …

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Stephen Sondheim Will Talk WEST SIDE STORY in Final Television Interview

ABC News sat down with Sondheim in his Connecticut home on November 11 to talk about Stephen Spielberg's upcoming reimagined 'West Side Story' film, which is being released on December 10. …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:46AM

Photos: First Look at Katrina Lenk & More in COMPANY on Broadway

The revival of Company, starring Tony winner Katrina Lenk and two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone, is set to open on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Thursday, December 9. Check …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:40AM

Photos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears - now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:22AM

VIDEO: Stephanie Hsu in the Fourth MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL Teaser

Prime Video has released the fourth new teaser trailer for the fourth season of the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel! The cast includes Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shaloub, Alex Borstein, Marin Hinkle, and…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:20AM

Antony Sher, chameleonlike star of the London stage, dies at 72 by Harrison Smith

The two-time Olivier winner was considered one of Britain’s finest classical actors.

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Documentary Spotlighting Reopenings of Tina, Wicked, Waitress, More, Will Air on PBS by Andrew Gans

The Great Performances broadcast will feature such performers as Adrienne Warren, Norm Lewis, Sara Bareilles, Aaron Tveit, and Chita Rivera.

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‘This play can’t help but end up as something of a disappointment’: MANOR – National Theatre by Ian Foster

Despite the presence of Nancy Carroll and Shaun Evans, Moira Buffini’s Manor proves a disappointment at the National Theatre.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Frustratingly Short Run For Nilo Cruz’s Lovely World Premiere Hotel Desiderium At Arca by Bill Hirschman

This is not a traditional review because we saw the world premiere of Nilo Cruz’s latest play Hotel Desiderium at its fifth sold-out performance Nov. 21 at Arca Images, that late because i…

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Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announced today that nominations for the 2022 Barbara…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:50AM

Phil Santora to Step Down as ED at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley by American Theatre Editors

Following 15 years with the company, Santora will step down in June 2022.

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René Pollesch Aims for a ‘Safe Space’ at the Volksbühne in Berlin by A.j. Goldmann

René Pollesch is the fourth boss of the Volksbühne in four years. The Berlin theater is pinning hopes of a return to its former vibrancy on his collaborative approach.

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Best Theater of 2021 by Jesse Green, Maya Phillips, Laura Collins-Hughes, Scott Heller, Alexis Soloski and Elisabeth Vincentelli

Digital innovation continued this year, but experiencing plays in isolation grew tiring. Then came an in-person season as exciting as a child’s first fireworks.

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Annie Live Soundtrack Released Today Following NBC Broadcast

Harry Connick, Jr., Nicole Scherzinger, and the rest of the musical telecast's stars are featured on the album.

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Maggie Lou Rader Wins 2021 Patty Abramson Jewish Play Prize by American Theatre Editors

Rader will receive $3,000 and her play 'The Helpers' will have a staged reading with Theater J.

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Dominic Colón Receives Inaugural Write It Out! Prize by American Theatre Editors

Colón will receive $5,000 and additional support to develop a new work and hire a dramaturg.

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BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Classic movie musicals including The Phantom of the Opera & The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and more come to BroadwayHD in December. December 4, 2021:  Tis the seaso…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:40AM

Review Roundup: ANNIE LIVE! Comes to NBC

The critics have weighed in on NBC's latest live television musical. The live holiday spectacular starred Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy…

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Check Out New Production Photos From Broadway’s Company Revival by Marc J. Franklin

The Marianne Elliott-helmed staging of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical, starring Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone, opens December 9.

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Life of Pi review: Lifelike tiger impresses in theatre-shaking production by Annabel Nugent

Every flick of the tail and padding of paws somehow carries the same weight as the real thing

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Watch a Super Chill Leslie Odom Jr. Rock Out About Snowflakes on Blue's Clues & You! by Talaura Harms

The Hamilton Tony winner guest stars as an animated snowman on an upcoming episode of the Nickelodeon preschool series.

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Antony Sher, ‘Shakespeare in Love’ Actor, Dies at 72 by Naman Ramachandran

Antony Sher, the South Africa born theater actor known for his Shakespearean roles, has died of cancer. He was 72. The news was revealed by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) on Friday. She…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:11AM

Watch: The Cast of Broadway's New Company Shares Their Stephen Sondheim Stories by Logan Culwell-Block

A new series from the current revival spotlights the performers' anecdotes with the late and legendary composer-lyricist.

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LISTEN: WEST SIDE STORY Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today

The West Side Story Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features 21 songs from the film. The album features performances from Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike F…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:03AM

ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY DECEMBER 3 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY DECEMBER 3 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Find Out What Critics Thought of NBC's Annie Live! by Talaura Harms

The live TV special, starring Celina Smith, Harry Connick, Jr., and Taraji P. Henson, aired December 2.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, December 3, 2021 by Susan Grace

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Megan Stalter review – a true star turn from the super-silly comic by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonAs a wannabe stage and screen queen in the spotlight, the American comedian brings to life her character’s unquenchable thirst for attention ‘You guys are a horrible …

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Watch 'Tomorrow' Today!: Check Out Musical Numbers From NBC's Annie Live! by Andrew Gans

Revisit performances from Celina Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr., and more—and catch them on the newly released soundtrack.

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LISTEN: ANNIE LIVE! Soundtrack Out Today

Available everywhere now, the soundtrack features vocals by Harry Connick, Jr., Nicole Scherzinger, Tituss Burgess and Megan Hilty, with newcomer Celina Smith in the titular role of Annie an…

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Photos: Taraji P. Henson, Celina Smith & More in ANNIE LIVE! on NBC

Last night, one of the most beloved Broadway musicals came to NBC. Annie LIVE! starred Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks, Nicole …

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THE TEMPEST           Jermyn St Theatre SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

ISLAND OF WONDER AND UNEASE         One of the interesting, rewarding quirks in Tom Littler’s small-but-perfectly-formed Tempest is that Tam Williams doubles as Ferdinand, the ultra-vi…

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Recap: The 5 Best Things About ANNIE LIVE! on NBC

Last night, the sun came out on NBC with the airing of ANNIE LIVE! See our picks for the best moments from the live Broadway broadcast!

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BWW Album Review: Todd Almond's A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS Will Elevate Your Winter Wonderland

Just in time for the Christmas season, Ghostlight Records released Todd Almond’s debut holiday album A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS. The record is an unconventional, folk-pop holiday album that blen…

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'Who's Holiday' at Stray Dog puts an offbeat spin on Dr. Seuss by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theater production checks in with a character from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

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‘The questions that resonate really do feel pertinent’: ASSISTED – Golden Goose Theatre by Ian Foster

Alexa who? Greg Wilkinson’s new play Assisted takes an amusing and assured look at the growing role AI takes in our lives.

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Watch Broadway's Morgan James in 1st Installment of Playbill's Holiday Concert Series by Roberto Araujo

A new episode will be released every Friday in December to celebrate the holidays.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

#LisaHoward - The House Where I Grew Up At Christmas - Feinstein's/54 Below Press Event by Call Me Adam

#Broadway leading lady, Lisa Howard, performs an an original #ChristmasSong live from Feinstein's/54 Below 2021 Press Day,. My short-form interview with Lisa can be heard on my website (ht…

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Acclaimed Shakespearean actor Antony Sher dies at 72 by Jill Lawless

Antony Sher, one of the most acclaimed Shakespearean actors of his generation, has died at 72, the Royal Shakespeare Company said Friday. Sher played most of Shakespeare's meaty male roles i…

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Peter Pan review – punchy and playful show has make-believe built in by Mark Fisher

Octagon, BoltonFive actors take on all the parts in Lotte Wakeham’s production, engaging our imaginations in an affecting reworking JM Barrie was obsessed with the loss of youth. It was a …

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Jack and the Beanstalk review – Clive Rowe is a giant among panto dames by Miriam Gillinson

Hackney Empire, LondonTweenies writer Will Brenton packs this festive frenzy with all the kids’ favourite flourishes, but there isn’t much for the adults beyond Rowe’s delightful Dame …

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Antony Sher: a consummate Shakespearean and a man of staggering versatility by Michael Billington

One of the most gifted actors of his era, Sher – who has died aged 72 – combined psychology and a keen sense of the visual in soul-baring performances Antony Sher, who has died at the ag…

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Antony Sher, celebrated actor on stage and screen, dies aged 72 by Chris Wiegand

His vivid and moving performances, including an Olivier award-winning Richard III, made Sher one of the world’s most respected theatre actors Michael Billington: ‘A man of staggering ver…

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Antony Sher, Who Conquered the Great Roles of Shakespeare in London, Dies at 72

Sher had been diagnosed with a terminal illness earlier this year.

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Theater – Music News by Sandi Durell

See Tovah Feldshuh in her acclaimed production of Becoming Dr. Ruth opening at Safra Hall in the Museum of Jewish Heritage beginning December 4th and running thru January 2. A love letter to…

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Celebrate the Season with Holiday Shows at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Living Room, features some top talent over the holidays including Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis and on New Year’s Eve, Charles Busch and Beth Leavel. S…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:18AM

Sir Antony Sher dies at 72 by Kitty Underwood

Famed RSC actor, Sir Antony Sher has passed away at 72 following a terminal cancer diagnosis, which he had shared publicly in September this year. The post Sir Antony Sher dies at 72 appeare…

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Antony Sher: RSC actor dies aged 72 by Isobel Lewis

Actor’s terminal cancer diagnosis was announced in September

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, December 3, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Sondheim, “WSS” Reviews Are in, “American Utopia” Cancels Second Performance “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hit…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

"Arabian Nights" - Disney's ALADDIN On Broadway - Iglehart/Jacobs/Reed (GMA 15-Apr-2014) by Broadway Television Archive

James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Courtney Reed (Jasmine) and the company perform "Arabian Nights" (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice) from @Disney…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:24AM
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Audra McDonald to Headline Turtle Creek Chorale's Benefit Gala RHAPSODY

Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will headline RHAPSODY – Turtle Creek Chorale’s Benefit Gala – at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 5, 202…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:20AM

On Penn and Teller Tonight: Our Friend Torkova! by Trav S.D.

Tonight (December 3) at 8pm Eastern — our pal Torkova the magician and mentalist will be on Penn and Teller Fool Us on the CW Network. It was honor to present Bobby Torkova many a time in …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 06:03AM
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Life of Pi, Wyndham's Theatre review - visually ravishing show uplifted by astonishing puppetry by Rachel Halliburton

Despite its deceptive lightness, at heart this is a dark terrifying story When the Canadian Yann Patel went to India as a young adult backpacker he fell in love – not with one person but w…

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‘Absolutely outstanding in just about every single aspect’: LIFE OF PI – West End by John Chapman

It’s only happened a handful of times in my theatregoing life, but at Wyndham's Theatre, I had the urge to leap to my feet and instigate a standing ovation. In fact, I felt that way as the…

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Second City Toronto gets a new (temporary location), a new devotion to diversity, a new lease on life by Denis Grignon - Special To The Star

“There are so many other theatres that didn’t make it. And we’re the most stable that we’ve ever been,” says COO Parisa Jalili.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 05:00AM
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Pinchgut Opera: Platée

The post Pinchgut Opera: Platée appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)

FIRST LOOK: Bring It On the Musical at Southbank Centre London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Great First Look images released for Bring It On the Musical opening at the Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall next week ahead of a UK tour. This post FIRST LOOK: Bring …

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Wajdi Mouawad's 'Mother': Was It Worth It? by Laura Cappelle

By asking the singer Bertrand Cantat to contribute to his latest show, the director Wajdi Mouawad has overshadowed his own production.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:42AM

Caroline O’Connor chats 9 to 5 THE MUSICAL by Gabi Bergman

Australia’s theatre industry has yawned and stretched, and has finally come back to life! Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical is

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 02:40AM
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto opens at the NGV

The post Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto opens at the NGV appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Dannii Minogue joins stellar Melbourne Symphony Orchestra concert line-up

The post Dannii Minogue joins stellar Melbourne Symphony Orchestra concert line-up appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Interview: Michael Starobin on the Art of Orchestrating and the Importance of Writing

Meet one of Broadway's best-known orchestrators, who worked on countless Sondheim shows including Sunday in the Park With George.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12AM

Adelaide Writers’ Week announces new Artistic Director by Aussie Theatre

The Adelaide Festival Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Adler AM as Director of Adelaide Writers’ Week for the

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On the Couch with Anna Hoyle

The post On the Couch with Anna Hoyle appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop Opens at Woolly Mammoth December 3 by Andrew Gans

Stephen Brackett again directs the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

Holiday Tour of A Christmas Story Musical Begins December 3 by Andrew Gans

The 2021-2022 tour of Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Joseph Robinette's stage adaptation launches in Connecticut.

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Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Murray, Zizi Strallen, More Star in London Sunset Boulevard Concert December 3 by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical plays Royal Albert Hall.

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25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend December 3-5 - See 'The Normal Heart,' 'It's a Wonderful Life,' 'War Horse,' Stephen Sondheim and by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Decemb…

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DANCE NEWS: Acosta Danza’s Mixed Bill of Cuban Flair and Flavour To Tour the UK by The Dance Enthusiast

In DANCE NEWS: Acosta Danza’s Mixed Bill of Cuban Flair and Flavour Tours the UK: "I look forward to sharing the 100% Cuban programme with you, showcasing some of the finest Cuban dancer…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

WATCH: TDF's 'Jersey Boys' Conversation - Writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice discuss their harmonious collaboration

Tony-nominated writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice discuss their harmonious collaboration Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice are funny guys, but that's no surprise to Jersey Boys fans. Th…

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10 Dance Performances to See in December & January - See innovative companies at The Joyce, New York City Ballet's winter season and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

See innovative companies at The Joyce, New York City Ballet's winter season, holiday spectacles and more --- NYC's winter dance season always brings a nonstop march of Nutcrackers. But there…

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All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre