Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

News: Theater J launches ‘Expanding the Canon: A Commission Program for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Jewish Playwrights’ by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Initiative funded by a Covenant Foundation grant will highlight non-white Jewish narratives (Washington, DC) – Theater J, the nation’s largest and most prominent Jewish theater, announce…

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Friday, January 14, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

News: The Center for The Arts at George Mason University Reschedule Camille A. Brown & Dancers and Kristin Chenoweth by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

(FAIRFAX, VA)—The Center for the Arts at George Mason University announced today it has rescheduled upcoming performances for two artists previously scheduled in January and February 2022.…

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News: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Launches Second Cohort of the Miranda Family Fellows Program by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

(Washington, D.C) Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, a national leader in the creation of innovative theatre, is launching the second cohort of its transformative fellowship program in partners…

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AF announces new Chief Executive by Aussie Theatre

The Adelaide Festival Board has announced the appointment of renowned arts leader Kath M Mainland as Chief Executive from April

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 09:01PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Actor & Stage Manager First-Ever to Paddle Entirety of Bronx River by A.a. Cristi

Actor Daniel Robert Sullivan (Jersey Boys, Dear Evan Hansen, Motown) & stage manager Katelynn Cooper (Dear Evan Hansen, Matilda, School of Rock) have become the first people ever to document…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:51PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

How omicron is wreaking havoc on local theaters by Nicole Hertvik

Unexpected costs, performance cancellations, and staff shortages stress a field just beginning to operate again.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:53PM

Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis sing "Bess, You Is My Woman Now” from The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess by American Repertory Theater

Picture it: Summertime, 2011, Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald take the stage for the revival of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess at the American Repertory Theater and proceed to melt your heart. …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:36PM

A closer look at DCPA Theatre Company's production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

The monumental drama opens our intimate, newly renovated Singleton Theatre There is no dysfunctional stage couple quite like George and Martha, and there is no better way to experience this…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:16PM

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Montage by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

The monumental drama opens our intimate, newly renovated Singleton Theatre There is no dysfunctional stage couple quite like George and Martha, and there is no better way to experience this…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:11PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

People You Should Know . . . Keith Alessi by Zack Calhoon

Keith Alessi (Writer and performer) Before taking to the stage, Keith was well known as a successful public company CEO, entrepreneur and college professor. He has led companies in both Can…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 06:12PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Tim Rice Teases that ‘Chess’ May Come to Broadway by Matthew Wexler

"We plan to come back to Broadway, one day fairly soon. A team is in place," 'Chess' librettist Tim Rice said on a recent episode of his podcast. The post Tim Rice Teases that ‘Chess’ Ma…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:42PM

Critic Terry Teachout Dies at Age 65 by Sandi Durell

Drama Critic for the Wall Street Journal since 2003 and Playwright (Satchmo at the Waldorf) Terry Teachout died in his sleep on January 13, 2022 at the age of 65 at a friend’s home in Smit…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 05:20PM

Odds & Ends: Watch Ariana DeBose Tease Saturday Night Live with Jack Antonoff and Bowen Yang by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Gear Up for Ariana DeBose on Saturday Night Live Live from New York, it's almost Saturday night! As previously announced, W…

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COMPANY's Greg Hildreth and Rashidra Scott Talk Opening Night, Working with Stephen Sondheim by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:12PM

People You Should Know . . . Matt Storrs by Zack Calhoon

Matt Storrs is a writer, storyteller, and comedian. He's been selected to perform in San Francisco Sketch Fest and multiple comedy festivals over his years of performing. He can be found on…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:06PM

People You Should Know . . . Daniel Kinch by Zack Calhoon

Daniel Kinch (Playwright/Performer) is a playwright, actor, teacher, Activist and historian of activist movements. His play A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD premiered at the first New York…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:06PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Anthony Roth Costanzo Examines "Le Spectre de la Rose" from Berlioz's "Les Nuits d'été" by New York Philharmonic

As part of “Authentic Selves: The Beauty Within” — the Philharmonic’s festival exploring the complexities of identity — 2021–22 Artist-in-Residence Anthony Roth Costanzo lives ou…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:48PM

Sidney Poitier: actor, activist, and trailblazing heartthrob by Karen Grigsby Bates

Tributes have cascaded in since Sidney Poitier died. And so they should have. He was an unparalleled actor, a committed activist, and a beloved family member. He was also, frankly, a heartth…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 04:42PM

Cultural critic Terry Teachout is remembered as 'unafraid of being human in public' by Neda Ulaby

Teachout has died at the age of 65. He wrote acclaimed biographies of such arts figures as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and George Balanchine.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 04:42PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Writing a Fantasy World for Your Play by Dylan Malloy

Tips for Speculative Playwriting The post Writing a Fantasy World for Your Play appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

SOURCE: Dramatics Magazine at 03:41PM

NYC Media and Entertainment Commissioner on Omicron’s Impact on Broadway and Production by Brent Lang

The holiday season was supposed to be a celebratory time for New York City’s theater and live events industries, marking a period of revival after months of setbacks and closures related t…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:37PM

Of Juvenility and Jack Jones by Trav S.D.

We return today to an evergreen theme on this blog and that’s entertainers I once found intrinsically ridiculous and have since acquired respect for. The “lounge singer” thing was held…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 03:24PM

Renovation of Iconic Royal Poinciana Playhouse in Palm Beach by Sandi Durell

The Royal Poinciana Plaza and WS Development are elated to announce plans for a long-awaited and highly anticipated renovation of the iconic Royal Poinciana Playhouse. With sights set on an …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:15PM

VIDEO: Watch Emma Hunton & Griffin Matthews Perform 'Fall' From WITNESS UGANDA

The track is from the upcoming Studio Cast Recording of Witness Uganda (An American Musical). The new album will also feature the voices of Cynthia Erivo, GRAMMY-winning recording artist Led…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:01PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Favorite Designs: Lighting Design for The Visit by JK

What I loved most of all about The Visit was that it grabbed a hold of you from the moment you entered the Lyceum Theatre and didn't let go of you until hours after the final bows. Heck, I…

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VIDEO: Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald Sing 'Bess, You Is My Woman Now' in A.R.T. Archival Clip

American Repertory Theater has released an archival video clip of the song “Bess, You Is My Woman Now” from its 2011 production of The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:42PM

Celebrate MLK Day with a free virtual concert from Off-Broadway’s NYTF and a music release from Miri Ben-Ari and Flo Rida by Deb Miller

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday are two free online offerings – one a rebroadcast of an annual concert, the other a new music/video release – that capture shared experiences…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:39PM

Review: Dancing That Unfolds Like a Prayer by Gia Kourlas

The Northern Irish choreographer Oona Doherty looks at despair through an ethereal lens at the Irish Arts Center.

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(Sara keating’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 1/13; photo: With an implacable smile, Conroy encourages and supports even the most reluctant of audience members to join her on stage.…

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Digital Theater To Watch This Weekend: 5 Top Picks, and 10 others worth checking out by New York Theater

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand do Shakespeare….online. Uzo Aduba is villainous simultaneously on Broadway…and online. A celebration of Sondheim; horrid, strange and theatrical m…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 02:17PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

“Best of Enemies,” Young Vic by Aleks Sierz

At the end of the 1960s, American soul poet Gil Scott-Heron said that the revolution will not be televised. Maybe that’s right, but a lot of other things were being broadcast in that decad…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1108: Dave Osmundsen by Adam Szymkowicz

Dave Osmundsen Hometown: Pompton Plains, NJ Current Town: Pompton Plains, NJ (by way of Sarasota, FL and Tempe, AZ)Q:  What are you working on now?A:  I’m working on a few projects (inc…


Livestreaming a Convening: The Ellen Van Volkenburg Puppetry Symposium

By . The 2022 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival and The School of the Art Institute Chicago present The Ellen Van Volkenburg Puppetry Symposium livestreaming on the global, commo…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 01:40PM

James Monroe Iglehart in Rehearsal for CHICAGO - All I Care About by Chicago The Musical

Sneak peek at Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart in rehearsal for CHICAGO on Broadway. Catch him as the silver-tounged prince of the courtroom, Billy Flynn beginning January 17! Ticket…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)

Theatre Lab Postpones Next Show, Hoping to Outlast Surge by Bill Hirschman

Joining dozens of companies locally and across the country hoping a delay will outlast the worst of the surge, Theatre Lab has postponed its premiere of Last Night in Inwood slated for Feb. …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 12:42PM

Bonnie and Clyde in concert to be filmed – first look rehearsal photos by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Bonnie and Clyde the musical is to be filmed during its two sold-out performances at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Check out these rehearsal photos of Jeremy Jordan and Franc…

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Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Broadway's Winter Hibernation: Why Are So Many Shows Closing Temporarily?

Is this the beginning of a new way of doing business on Broadway?

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:54AM

Watch Ariana DeBose Talk About Her Audition for West Side Story by Lindsey Sullivan

Ariana DeBose is having a major moment. The Tony nominee and former vlogger just won a Golden Globe Award for her performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story and …

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Year in review: Ian’s 10 favourite shows of 2021 by Ian Foster

Just a little bit late… Here’s 10 of my favourite shows, both online and onstage but fully acknowledging that I saw a lot less than usual, I might actually have broken the back of this t…

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Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)

FORCE MAJEURE Donmar, WC2 by Libby Purves and Friends

MIDDLECLASS MOUNTAIN MISERIES       Inspired programming here.   You’d find a decent overlap in any January Venn diagram of regular Donmar audiences and people who wish they were ski-i…

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One Indelible Scene: When the Show Must Go on in ‘Drive My Car’ by A.O. Scott

Through a staging of “Uncle Vanya,” the director Ryusuke Hamaguchi creates an intimacy for his characters that lets the artifice of cinema fall away.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:18AM

Clyde's: Turning Art Into Justice by Second Stage Theater

A conversation between playwright Lynn Nottage, director Kate Whoriskey, and Ford Foundation president Darren Walker Hosted by Second Stage and Art for Justice Fund Clyde's By Lynn Nottage…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:08AM

Tomorrow: Experience British Silent Comedian Walter Forde by Trav S.D.

Just came across the delightful news that starting at midnight tonight and throughout tomorrow, our friends at the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum will be showing (online) several comedies …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:03AM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)

GRACE NOTES: Friday, January 14, 2022 by Susan Grace

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ArtsBeat TV/Radio 1/14/22 by Mark G. Auerbach

NEW ArtsBeat TV/Radio from WCPC15, and 89.5fm/WSKB. Author Kevin Winkler pens a bio of Tommy Tune. Vana Nespor’s new play profiles COVID’s impact on a small West Virginia town.

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:38AM

Two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage turns a triple play in New York City by Jeff Lunden

Nottage, the only woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice, has a new play on Broadway, an opera at Lincoln Center and a Michael Jackson musical opening soon.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 09:12AM

Every Brilliant Thing review – ode to life’s joys is candid and compassionate by Helen Meany

Abbey theatre, DublinWith a jazzy soundtrack and heaps of audience participation, this pared-back production manages to find light in the darkness of depression Of all the brilliant things t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:06AM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Terry Teachout, Playwright and Wall Street Journal Drama Critic, Dies at 65

Teachout reviewed theater across the county and authored his own play, Satchmo at the Waldorf.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:18AM

No Bright Golden Haze on this Meadow: A Review of “Oklahoma!” at Broadway in Chicago by Dennis Polkow

It's been eighty years since Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” first came sweepin’ down the plain, but this staging sweeps those plains clean and restores a sense of the innovati…

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Friday, January 14, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, January 14, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

Is a New Broadway Theater in the Works? ‘Birthday Candles’ Completes Cast, Eight Theatre Books for Winter “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the t…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Kerry Washington and Audible by Sandi Durell

Audible Inc., the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, today announced three scripted multi-cast Audible Original productions with Emmy winning Simpson Street Product…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:25AM

‘Tamsin Greig is exceptionally funny, candid & cutting in equal measure’: PEGGY FOR YOU – Hampstead Theatre by Maryam Philpott

What is a play? A message to the future, a fart in your face or a pain in the arse? What is a play? A message to the future, a fart in your face or a pain in the arse? Just a few of th…

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Friday, January 14, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)


Roundabout Theatre Co has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, directed by Vivienne Benesch. Previously announced Emmy Award winner Debra …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 06:40AM

ShentonSTAGE Daily Newsletter for FRIDAY JANUARY 14 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily Newsletter for FRIDAY JANUARY 14 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Dancers who are raising the bar(re) in 2022 by Sara Bauknecht

Here’s a sampling of who and what to watch – or even try out yourself – during the first few months of the new year.

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 06:00AM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Dames in distress: Britain’s theatres count cost of Christmas wrecked by Covid by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Cancelled pantos decimated income at peak time as soaring cases caused cast and crew absences and restrictions cut audiences As panto season draws to an end, Britain’s theatres are countin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM

Photos: First Look at Jeremy Jordan and Frances Mayli McCann in Rehearsal For BONNIE & CLYDE IN CONCERT

Get an all new first look inside rehearsals for the upcoming Bonnie & Clyde in Concert, starring Broadway's Jeremy Jordan and Olivier Award nominee Frances Mayli McCann.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:43AM

Wake Up With BWW 1/14: ANYTHING GOES With Sutton Foster Comes to US Cinemas, and More!

Today's top stories include Anything Goes, starring Sutton Foster, coming to US cinemas! The filmed London production will stream in theaters across America for two days only this March! Pl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:33AM

Bridget Everett Shows Off Her Softer Side in 'Somebody Somewhere' by Alexis Soloski

“Somebody Somewhere,” a bittersweet comedy on HBO, will likely surprise viewers who know Everett as a self-proclaimed “cabaret wildebeest.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:33AM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Into the Night review – harrowing, heroic lifeboat story by Miriam Gillinson

Available onlineOriginal Theatre Company combine clever camerawork, projected visuals and live music to tell the real-life tale of a sea rescue mission Filmed in a breath-holding single take…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:42AM

WATCH NOW: Crossline Theatre’s Friday Night Love Poem streaming via The Space by Featured Content

Friday Night Love Poem, the acclaimed play from female-led Crossline Theatre, is now streaming for a limited season via The Space Arts Centre, on-demand until Saturday 22 January 2022, inclu…

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Careers in Theatre Producing - Insider Panel I TheatreCraft 2021 by Official London Theatre

TheatreCraft takes an inside look at ‘Careers in Theatre Producing’ live at the Royal Opera House. Join Ameena Hamid, Sofi Berenger and Reece McMahon to get an insight into the life of a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:00AM
Friday, January 14, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Dinklage's Cyrano, New Songs in a Musical Tradition

Edmond Rostand's classic play has been turned into a tuner several times before.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:33AM

Streaming Theatre: Love It or Loathe It? - A debate about the merits (and minuses) of virtual theatre by Tyler Riley & Christina Trivigno

Welcome to Geek Out/Freak Out, where theatre fans get enthusiastic about things --- Today's topic: How do you feel about streaming theatre? During the early days of the pandemic when everyth…

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Sociopath? Theatre Writer Creates Characters and Makes Them Suffer by Broadway Beat

by Alexandra Bowman. @scripta_bene. NEW YORK,NY - Broadway playwright Billie Rattleblade has drawn attention from critics, audiences, and...

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