Monday, December 6, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Neil LaBute's 'Comfort,' debuting at St. Louis Actors' Studio, is drama at its most challenging by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New play boasts two of the finest performances to grace a St. Louis stage this year.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:42PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Review Round-Up: ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ by Matthew Wexler

Rob McClure earned positive reviews in "Mrs. Doubtfire," a new musical of the popular film, but most critics weren't sold on the adaptation. The post Broadway Review Round-Up: ‘Mrs. Doubtf…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:54PM

Review: Selling Kabul Depicts the Forever War Between Freedom and Safety

Sylvia Khoury's latest drama takes us to the hideout of an Afghan translator targeted by the Taliban.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:48PM

Review: Bradley Whitford Is Not Your Grandpa's Scrooge in Tony-Winning A Christmas Carol

Matthew Warchus's Old Vic Theatre production comes to the Ahmanson in Los Angeles.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:48PM

Review: Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons by Loren Noveck

Sylvia Khoury's new play explores the anguishing human costs of the United States's "Forever War" in Afghanistan. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons…

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‘Selling Kabul’ Review: Trapped in a War, and an Apartment by Alexis Soloski

In Sylvia Khoury’s suspenseful new play, the characters sometimes feel too much like wheels in a machine, but it’s a tense thrill to watch it work.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:18PM

Selling Kabul by Darryl Reilly

Will a former Afghani U.S. Armed Forces interpreter get himself and his family out of the country before he’s captured by the Taliban in 2013? This is the crux of playwright Sylvia Khoury…

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Selling Kabul Review: Left Behind in Afghanistan by New York Theater

“Selling Kabul,” a play by Sylvia Khoury at Playwrights Horizons through December 23, tells a small, claustrophobic story about Taroon, an Afghani man who is holed up in his sister Afiya…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 08:50PM

UNDER THE RADAR 2022 | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

The innovative festival of The Public’s winter season returns to in-person performances at The Public Theater and partner venue Mabou Mines and P.S. 21 with artists from across the U.S. an…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:42PM

Theatre Review: August Wilson’s ‘How I Learned What I Learned’ at Avant Bard Theatre by Mary Ann Johnson

Avant Bard Theatre kicks off it’s 2021-2022 in-person theatre season with a meditation on what it means to be Black in America through the life experiences of August Wilson in “How I Lea…

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Mike Faist & David Alvarez Talk 'The Rumble' in WEST SIDE STORY by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Get ready for a rumble! On Friday, December 10, it's Sharks vs. Jets as Steven Spielberg's much anticipated remake of West Sid…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12PM

Brian d'Arcy James Talks WEST SIDE STORY and Officer Krupke by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: It's been years in the making and finally it's here! In just under a week, Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated remake of West Side Story hits the big screen…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12PM

Alex Brightman | Musical Theatre Scene Work | American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series by American Theatre Wing

Streamed live from Asylum NYC, two-time Tony nominee Alex Brightman teaches a class on scene work in musicals. This class will focus on the do's and don'ts for acting when not singing, and h…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:06PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE Birmingham Rep by Libby Purves and Friends

A REVIVING REVIVAL      Do you need to be of a generation to remember Morecambe and Wise, to which this play is a loving tribute-cum-amiable-ripoff?  Probably not. They are stamped on th…

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12/13/21: Brenda Braxton @ F54B by Cabaret Hotspot!

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Brenda Braxton in her new show, After Hours! Known for “easygoing elegance and a rich voice,” (TheaterPizzazz), this “sensati…

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Odds & Ends: See Jonathan Groff in the Action-Packed Trailer for The Matrix Resurrections by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. See Jonathan Groff in New Matrix Trailer The trailer has arrived for The Matrix Resurrections, and it features two-time To…

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Interview with THE PROM Playwright & Lyricist CHAD BEGUELIN by Michael J. Roberts

Playwright and lyricist CHAD BEGUELIN discusses his amazing career and the process of getting a show to Broadway.  Chad’s latest musical The Prom was a [...]

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Selling Kabul: Worthy Drama About Afghanis in Torn-From-Headlines Distress by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Playwright Sylvia Khoury, director Tyne Rafaeli, four-member cast distinguish themselves on scarifying subject The post Selling Kabul: Worthy Drama About Afghanis in Torn-Fro…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood by Christopher Caz

This show is conceived, directed, and choreographed by Randy Skinner, and his four-time Tony Award-nominated talents shine throughout the production. The choreography is inventive, interacti…

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Washington Arts Ensemble sees bright future after pandemic launch by Olivia Hampton

The young chamber music group begun by two Juilliard alums has already sold out monthly performances.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:32PM

A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney's Broadway Hits | Paper Mill Playhouse by Paper Mill Playhouse

Celebrate the holidays with some of Broadway's brightest stars performing hits from Disney's biggest Broadway shows in this festive concert. Enjoy your favorite songs from The Lion King, Tar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Spider-Man Star Tom Holland Tapped to Play Fred Astaire in Upcoming Biopic by Caitlin Moynihan

West End alum and movie star Tom Holland will be putting on his dancing shoes. The Spider-Man star has been tapped to play Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic, the actor confirmed to the As…

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Sierra Boggess & Julian Ovenden on Collaborating in Quarantine to Create Together at a Distance by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway and West End stars Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden have released the duet record Together at a Distance. Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek sat down with them at the Civi…

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Cast Set for the World Premiere of Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Casting has been anounced for the upcoming world premiere of Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic. Directed by Tony winner David Cromer, the new play is set to run at MTC Theatre's…

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Watch the Trailer for Paddington Saves Christmas, Now Available to Stream by Talaura Harms

The holiday puppet special is from Rockefeller Productions, makers of Off-Broadway's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM

She Helped Turn Trevor, The Groundbreaking Oscar-Winning Short Film, Into A Musical by Jeryl Brunner

Just opened last month, Trevor: The Musical is all about finding the courage to be yourself.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:00PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

First Look at Camp Christmas 2021 by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Ready to get campy this holiday season? Here's your first look at Camp Christmas, artist Lonnie Hanzon’s fantastical wonderland of lights, dazzling decorations, music, memorabilia, and mes…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:49PM

Watch the Trailer for the Theatre-Stacked Sci-Fi Short Launch at Paradise by Talaura Harms

Catherine Curtin, Zainab Jah, and James Harkness star in the thriller from writer Daniel Mitura.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:48PM

Come From Away, Oslo, and Broadway Stars Score 2021 TV Critics Choice Awards Nominations by Dan Meyer

Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Christine Baranski, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and more were recognized for their work on screen this past year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM

Camp Christmas 2021 - A View from the Sky by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Want to get a bird's-eye view of Camp Christmas at Heritage Lakewood? You're in luck! We captured the lights, the sights, and the holiday spirit from up above to give you an idea of the scop…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:35PM

Watch Waitress Stars Joshua Henry and Ciara Renée Duet on Sara Bareilles' 'You Matter to Me' by Andrew Gans

The two performers recently stepped into the Broadway cast of the Bareilles-Jessie Nelson musical at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:32PM

Check Out New Photos of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The Tony Award-winning production is set to officially reopen as one condensed play at the Lyric Theatre December 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM

Celebrate the holidays with ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage’ in NYC and ‘A Paddington Christmas’ and ‘Estella Scrooge’ streaming by Deb Miller

Three long-time holiday favorites are getting a new life this season – one with a live on-stage production of an animated TV special, one with an all-new streaming puppet film, and one wit…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:04PM

Fertile Ground Announces 2022 Festival Lineup, GROW Awards by American Theatre Editors

The festival also introduced the new GROW Light designation to shine a light on additional artists and projects.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:03PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)


(Harriet Sherwood and Andrew Roth in Moscow—their article appeared in the Guardian, 12/6; Photo: Some of the 16 Belarus Free Theatre members currently in London rehearsing for a product…

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Cast Announced for New York Debut of Duncan Sheik's Whisper House

After premiering at San Diego's Old Globe over a decade ago, the musical will finally bow in New York.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:48PM

NYC to Mandate Vaccine for Children Aged 5-11 to Attend Theater

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the new requirements this morning.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:48PM

All IN(clusive) All-City Theatre Teen Ensemble to Premiere New Streaming Musical Beloved Land on Playbill by Logan Culwell-Block

The program from NYC's Department of Education sees young artists writing and performing an original musical reflecting the diversity of the student creators.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:26PM

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood by Richard Seff

The York Theatre Company, which is committed to giving life to new and revised musicals, has been doing so under the direction of designer James Morgan as Producing Artistic Director for the…

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Razzle takes on new dazzle in Broadway-ready ‘A Strange Loop’ by Peter Marks

Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize winner gets a vivacious tryout at Woolly Mammoth Theatre.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:12PM

Company at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre by Richard Seff

Saturday, December 2, will now become a red letter day for me. I arrived at the theatre at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre at 1:15 for a 2:00 matinee preview of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company”…

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VIDEO: Watch Jordan Fisher Perform 'Waving Through A Window' on THE VIEW

Jordan Fisher took to the stage on The View to perform 'Waving Through A Window', the hit song from Dear Evan Hansen. Fisher will return to star as Evan Hansen in the Tony-winning Broadway m…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:09PM

Jenn Colella and Ethan Slater to Teach December Masterclasses

Reserve your spot today - a limited number of students are able to participate in each class. Students will get the opportunity to perform for their instructor, get personalized feedback on…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:02PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

WEST SIDE STORY Film Banned in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman & Qatar

While Middle Eastern countries have strict censorship laws regarding aspects that don’t align with the nation’s cultural point of view, West Side Story was largely banned due to Anybody…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:50PM


59E59 Theaters has announced the casts of Whisper House and The Collision / The Martyrdom. Whisper House, presented by The Civilians, will reopen Theater A and begin previews on Janua…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:47PM

Cast Announced for North American Premiere of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt by Andrew Gans

Previews will begin in January 2022 at Canada's Princess of Wales Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:30PM

With electric staging, dancing and singing, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ offers catharsis to pandemic-weary Toronto audiences by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The excellent cast dig deep into the songs; the band rocks hard and the choreography offers physical expression of the intense, shifting emotions.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 02:16PM

VIDEO: Jordan Fisher Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN Re-Opening on LIVE With KELLY & RYAN

Watch Jordan Fisher sit down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest to discuss how demanding the role of Evan Hansen is and what it is like to be reunited with the company after two years apart. …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:12PM

Westfield News Reviews: It'a A Wonderful Life" in Hartford; "'White Christmas" in Pittsfield by Mark G. Auerbach

My Westfield News reviews: happy holiday fare. "It's A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play" at Hartford Stage and "White Christmas" at Berkshire Theatre Group.

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'Measure for Measure' at Shakespeare's Globe review — a surprising and delightful twist on the Bard's comedy by Matt Wolf

Hattie Ladbury in superlative form as a gender-flipped Duke, with Georgia Landers as Isabella

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Watch ABC's West Side Story Special, Featuring Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, Stephen Sondheim, More by Andrew Gans

Director Steven Spielberg and more discussed adapting the classic musical on the December 5 broadcast of 20/20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Paddington Saves Christmas Streams Internationally for the Holiday Season

This lovable character will entertain families from the comfort of home.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:33PM

Full Casting Announced for Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic

The play will make its world premiere off-Broadway with Manhattan Theatre Club.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:33PM

Measure for Measure, Sam Wanamaker Theatre review - this problem play is a delight by Tom Birchenough

Blanche McIntyre regenders the Duke and relishes the London low-life Measure for Measure may be the quintessential Shakespearean “problem” play, but just what has earned it that epithet…

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Watch Jonathan Groff Play a Baddie in New Matrix Resurrections Trailer by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee joins Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and more in the fourth outing of the popular franchise.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:16PM

Broadway: “Mrs. Doubtfire” Musical Opens to Tepid Reviews in a Slow Fall Season by Roger Friedman

“Mrs. Doubtfire” opened on Broadway last night to tepid, if not negative, reviews. The New York Times panned it, and so did

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 01:12PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)

Beautifully simple ‘Man Covets Bird’ shines at Spooky Action Theater by Gwyneth Sholar

A short and sweet escape into a parallel world with an invisible bird.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:50PM

Review: ‘When Harry Met Rehab’ tells the funny, gutsy recovery story of ESPN sports personality Harry Teinowitz by Chris Jones

“There were Blackhawk games,” the character of sports radio personality Harry Teinowitz says, “when I had more shots than they did.”

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 12:50PM

A Child’s Dream Of Heaven by Clive Barnes

New York City Ballet performs George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker through January 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:41PM

Personal Letters From Late Broadway Legend Stephen Sondheim Collected in New Instagram Account by Logan Culwell-Block

The composer-lyricist, who died November 26 at 91, was famously responsive to fan letters.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:28PM

News: The 44th Kennedy Center Honorees Celebrated at the Honors Gala, December 5, 2021 by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

The 44th Kennedy Center Honorees Justino Díaz, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, and Joni Mitchell were celebrated in Washington, D.C. in advance of THE 44TH ANNUAL KENNEDY C…

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Choose your favourite UK theatre show of 2021 by Guardian Stage

Tell us about your standout stage production of the year – we’ll feature a selection of your favourites later this month It’s time to celebrate the best theatre shows of 2021. Which pl…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM

Cast Set for Off-Broadway's Prayer for the French Republic by Talaura Harms

Molly Ranson, Richard Topol, and more will appear in the new Joshua Harmon play, directed by David Cromer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:17PM

Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ by American Blues Theater is once again live on stage, right where it belongs by Jerald Pierce

Once the “on air” light goes on, the story of George Bailey in Bedford Falls is told at a brisk pace, broken up only a couple of times by “commercial breaks” that include sung jingle…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 12:15PM

SVCAC Is Back In Business With “Always…Patsy Cline” by Cary Ginell

When producers of country music decided to try and appeal to pop audiences sixty years ago, the main recipient of this shift to a more accessible sound was Patsy Cline, a rough-and-tumble, t…

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Visions about Higher Education in the Performing Arts: by Panna Adorjáni

By Panna Adorjáni. Freelance theatre, text, and sound maker Panna Adorjáni shares her perspectiv

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:05PM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

NYC issues new vaccine mandates for children in theaters by Caitlin Huston

Mayor Bill de Blasio issued new vaccine mandates Monday, which included changed regulations for children aged 5 to 11 to attend theater.  Under the new rules, which take effect Dec. 14, chi…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:51AM

Works by Adam Guettel, Leonard Bernstein, More Featured at MasterVoices' A Joyful Noise December 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

Led by Tony winner Ted Sperling, the holiday concert is the choral ensemble's first in-person performance since 2020.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:47AM

Tony Winner Lillias White Sets Final Performance in Broadway's Chicago; Tom Hewitt Returns as Billy Flynn by Andrew Gans

Ana Villafañe and Bianca Marroquín have extended their stay in the Tony-winning revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:44AM

How Did NBC’s Annie Live! Compare in Ratings to Its Past Musicals? by Ryan McPhee

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:29AM

BEST THEATER OF 2021 (NY) by Robert Shuman

(Jesse Green’s, Maya Phillips’s, Laura Collins-Hughes’s, Scott Heller’s, Alexis Soloski’s, and Elisabeth Vincentelli’s article appeared 12/3 in The New York Times; via Pam Green;…

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Professor Ajax: Crowned Heads and Coney Island by Trav S.D.

A gingerly nod of the head today to Joseph Milana (1884-1959), a.k.a. Ajax the Great, Professor Ajax or the Mighty Ajax. A native of Washington DC, Milana began working in dime museums as a …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 11:18AM

Watch New Teaser for Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts by Dan Meyer

Robbie Coltrane, Matthew Lewis, Mark Williams, and more receive magical invitations.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM

Rob McClure and the Cast of Mrs. Doubtfire Take Their Opening-Night Bows

The new musical celebrated its official Broadway opening at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:06AM

Broadway’s ‘Wicked’ Weekend Performances Canceled Due To Covid by Greg Evans

The Broadway production of Wicked canceled three performances over the weekend due to positive Covid tests within the company. The announcement also noted scheduled absences contributed to t…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:04AM

BOOK REVIEW: My Name Is Not Wigs! by Angela Cobbin by Liz Dyer

How many of us theatre lovers, hand on heart, could name the wig designer working on our favourite productions?

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Aiming for Big Tent Family Fare, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Is Just a Drag by David Cote

It’s a patriarchal pangender fantasy that simultaneously de-centers and re-centers cishetero masculinity. Fancy lingo for: kinda outdated and icky.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 10:49AM

Go Behind the Scenes of Being the Ricardos With Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem by Dan Meyer

The pair are joined by Nina Arianda and J.K. Simmons to talk about all things I Love Lucy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:38AM

Startin' Somethin'! MJ, the Michael Jackson Musical, Arrives on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

MJ The Musical is moonwalking its way to Broadway. The new show about pop icon Michael Jackson begins performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre on December 6 and will open on February 1,…

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No Matter the Role, Antony Sher Made Soaring Seem Possible by Ben Brantley

The actor, who died at the age of 72, was known for his commanding performances of Shakespeare’s Richard III and the Auschwitz survivor Primo Levi.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:33AM

Billy Porter, Kelli O'Hara, Ain't Too Proud, More Perform at 44th Kennedy Center Honors by Andrew Gans

The evening celebrated Bette Midler, Justino Díaz, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels, and Joni Mitchell.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Nikki Massoud, Max Yu Offered Atlantic Launch Commissions by American Theatre Editors

The two playwrights will receive support in the writing of new plays and the facilitating of relationships in the industry.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:04AM

Get a 1st Listen to Michael Urie, James Monroe Iglehart, Lillias White, Christian Borle, and More in Twits in Love by Talaura Harms

Check out the first two episodes of the steampunk audio drama by Tom Alan Robbins, premiering on Broadway Podcast Network December 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:01AM

The Arts Honored. Sondheim Rediscovered. #StageworthyNews by New York Theater

The President of the United States attended the 44th Kennedy Center Honors, in a return to tradition, and paid tribute not just to the honorees — opera singer Justino Díaz, Motown founde…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:01AM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

URTA Announces Recipients of 2021 Excellence Awards by American Theatre Editors

The awards, to be presented in January, celebrate the work of 8 individual educators and 2 institutions.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:59AM

Tom Holland Says He’ll Play Fred Astaire in Upcoming Biopic by Dan Meyer

Looks like the former Billy Elliot will put on some dancing shoes again.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:45AM

GRACE NOTES: Monday, December 6, 2021 by Susan Grace

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Concert Review: ‘An Evening with André De Shields’ with the BSO at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Timoth David Copney

Way back last spring when I found out that André De Shields was going to perform with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, my little heart starting going pitty pat. There are only a handful of…

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Interview: Steven Spielberg and Rachel Zegler Discuss Sondheim's Impact on West Side Story

The director and star of the new film reminisce about their working relationship with the late songwriter, and more.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:24AM

Broadway Inspirational Voices Presents Welcome Home: A Holiday Gospel Concert December 6 by Talaura Harms

The concert is the first under the helm of the gospel choir's new artistic director, Allen René Louis.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:17AM

Go Inside Opening Night of Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical adaptation of the 1993 film officially opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre December 5.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06AM

‘A sense of discovery’: Philip Pullman on religion, school plays and The Book of Dust by Arifa Akbar

As an adaptation of La Belle Sauvage arrives at the Bridge theatre, the author explains why His Dark Materials was better as a play than a film – and how he learned to write for children a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

‘We are in limbo’: banned Belarus theatre troupe forced into exile by Harriet Sherwood and Andrew Roth In Moscow

Members of Belarus Free Theatre say authorities ‘are more scared of artists than of political statements’ For 16 years, the Belarus Free Theatre has advocated for freedom of expression, …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

‘It takes great courage to write that way’: David Eldridge on Robert Holman by David Eldridge

Robert Holman, who has died aged 69, was committed to the notion of empathy in art and life, writes his friend and fellow playwright In Robert Holman’s play Jonah and Otto, Otto says: “I…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

An atmosphere of threat lingers over the arts - and it’s created by the government | Charlotte Higgins by Charlotte Higgins

A sign of a functioning society is its artists being free to create work that pushes against prevailing political tides Public funding for the arts in Britain has, since it began in the afte…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

Nina Conti: The Dating Show review – joy and chaos with the magical matchmaker by Brian Logan

Palace theatre, SouthendAided by audience volunteers, the fleet-footed comic balances several difficult tricks at the same time before a finale set in an erotic fire station Is there an act …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

Happy queer Christmas! Drag kings and queens on their festive spectaculars by Ella Braidwood

LGBTQ+ performers are making sure that queerness isn’t ‘swept under the carpet’ this Christmas – and providing community, fun and celebration for audiences Drag king Mark Anthony lov…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

‘Beverley Knight once again proves what a powerhouse she is’: THE DRIFTERS GIRL – West End by Emma Clarendon

This new musical is filled with style, but it does feel as though more attention could have been paid to the story itself in places.

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Mr Fezziwig's Annual Christmas Ball - A Christmas Carol MSG - 2003 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by Broadway Television Archive

Jim Dale (Scrooge), Roland Rusinek (Mr. Fezziwig) and Kelly Ellenwood (Mrs Fezziwig) perform "Mr. Fezziwig's Annual Christmas Ball" from A Christmas Carol (by Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens) on…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36AM

A prescient play about race in America has its long-overdue Broadway premiere by Jeff Lunden

Playwright Alice Childress took an unflinching look at racism in society and in the theater with "Trouble in Mind" in 1955. Now in its overdue Broadway premiere, the play proves prescient an…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:06AM

Kennedy Center honors creative excellence in the arts at annual gala by Elizabeth Blair

Motown founder Berry Gordy, opera star Justino Díaz, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, entertainer Bette Midler and television impresario Lorne Michaels were among those celebrated this week…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:06AM

Denver arts groups see high demand, behind-the-scenes challenges for holiday shows by John Wenzel

Christmas and holiday shows are roaring back this year in Denver, but not without their challenges. We talk to Denver Gay Men's Chorus, Wonderbound, the Camp Christmas creator and others abo…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 08:03AM

Having Fun on All Fronts: A Preview of Chris Franjola at Zanies Chicago by Carl Kozlowski

In the highly competitive world of show business, it can be hard to find true friends. But comic Chris Franjola was one of the lucky ones, becoming best buddies with rising star Chelsea Hand…

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, December 6, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Critics Weight in on “Mrs. Doubtfire” on Broadway and Matt Chats with “Ain’t Too Proud” Star James Harkness “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitti…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

The Broadway Play Logos Tournament: The Big 32 (Part Two) by JK

Show art lovers and theater fans! After 4 weeks voting in record numbers (thank you all so much), you've brought the 64 competitors down to The Big 32! By the end of this week, you'll vote a…

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A season of virtuosity and passion – SXS QPAC Concert Series 2022 by Aussie Theatre

Stars of Australian chamber music, Southern Cross Soloists (SXS) celebrate virtuosity and passion in their Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 07:07AM

How the pandemic is changing HVAC standards in Bay Area entertainment venues and beyond by Lily Janiak

For Chase Center, Davies Symphony Hall, American Conservatory Theater and other venues, COVID has meant an immersion into HVAC.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM

‘Filled with imagination, love & heartbreak’: LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Louisa May Alcott’s timeless classic Little Women has gone from book to music to film in the century and a half that it has been out.

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Best of dance 2021: Paul Taylor live at the Kennedy Center, Ashwini Ramaswamy and Jacob Jonas’s short films by Sarah L. Kaufman

Despite the covid confinement, dance artists found many ways to unleash their creativity.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 06:24AM

Best of theater 2021: ‘Come From Away’ on the Mall, Macbeth in London and a streaming movie by Peter Marks

Even in a year of recovery, theater hit some high notes, onstage and on-screen.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 06:24AM

Linda Apelt takes over as Opera Queensland Board Chair by Aussie Theatre

Opera Queensland is delighted to announce respected community and business leader Linda Apelt as the successor to current Chair, Emeritus

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:16AM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Dolly Parton’s hit musical celebrates Christmas! by Aussie Theatre

With Christmas on the way, the stars of 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, Dolly Parton’s smash-hit West End musical, have

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:42AM

Theater Time Review: "Mrs. Doubtfire" by Joseph Cervelli

"Mrs. Doubtfire" abounds in hilarity with a brilliant Rob McClure

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Caroline O’Connor to perform at Night at the Barracks by Aussie Theatre

Helpmann Award-winning, Olivier Award-nominated singer, dancer and actress CAROLINEO’CONNOR has just been announced as the newest artist to join the

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 05:18AM

A Christmas Carol: It’s easy to see why this production has become an Old Vic tradition by Terri Paddock

I love Christmas. But for the past several years, I have struggled to summon the Christmas cheer that used to kick in for me the day after Thanksgiving (or, after so many years in the UK, by…

SOURCE: Terri Paddock at 05:00AM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)

‘I cried every day at work – now I am here!’ Spring Awakening’s fresh cast step on stage by Kate Wyver

Frank Wedekind’s banned 19th-century classic, now a youth rock musical, is back on stage – with a young cast who came of age in the pandemic No one saw Spring Awakening for the first 15 …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:33AM

West Australian Opera Launches 2022 Season

The post West Australian Opera Launches 2022 Season appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Our Favorite Things: Holiday Gifts for the Theater Fan In Your Life

Stick these presents under your tree and you'll make the theater geek in your life very happy.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:24AM
Monday, December 6, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)

ShentonSTAGE Daily for Monday December 6 by Mark Shenton

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On the Couch with Adele Schonhardt

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Hustling at the Bottom of the Stand-Up Pyramid by Xueqi Hou

All the rage in Bejing’s stand-up circuit, Pazilye Parhat says much of comedy stems from genuine anger she’s experienced all her life. A little after 8 p.m. on the eve of the Mid-Autumn …

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“Sessions,” Soho Theatre by Aleks Sierz

After lockdown, the stage monologue saved British theatre. At venue after venue, cash-strapped companies put single actors into simple playing spaces to deliver good stories for audiences th…

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Monday, December 6, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Summertime – a celebration of Gershwin favourites

The post Summertime – a celebration of Gershwin favourites appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Kennedy Center Honors 2021: Complete list of performers and presenters for today’s ceremony by Chris Beachum

The 2021 Kennedy Center Honors returned to their traditional home and December slot on Sunday night in Washington, D.C. The honorees for the 44th annual event celebrating the arts were Justi…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:15AM

Michael Jackson Bio-Musical MJ Begins Broadway Previews December 6 by Dan Meyer

Myles Frost stars as the King of Pop at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM