Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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News: Ford’s Theatre Society Announces 2022-2023 Season by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Washington, D.C.—Ford’s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford’s Theatre 2022-2023 season will include Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:49PM

News: Signature Theatre Celebrates Sondheim Award Gala 2022 by Charlotte Selton

On May 17, 2022, friends and supporters of Signature Theatre gathered at Capital One Hall in Tyson, VA for the 11th Sondheim Award Gala. The evening celebrated Signature’s reopening season…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:25PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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The Father and the Assassin, National Theatre review - Gandhi's killer puts his case in a bold, whirlwind production by Heather Neill

Anupama Chandrasekhar argues, with humour and invention, against political extremism The young Indian man stepping towards us on the vast Olivier stage is unremarkable enough, slight and boy…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 09:48PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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13 Broadway Stars You Forgot Were On Glee by Raven Brunner

In honor of the musical comedy's 13th year anniversary, here are 13 Broadway favorites that appeared on the show.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:42PM

A Chat with the Cast of our World Premiere Production of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS | Two River Theater by Two River Theater

We sat down with the cast of our bold new translation of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS to chat all about this exciting new translation by Madeleine George, directed by Sara Holdren. Onstage June 4…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36PM

Studio Theatre announces 2022/23 season by News Desk

Six productions that range from intimate drama to riotous comedy to theatrical spectacle to celebrated musical.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:30PM

Tony Nominee Michael R. Jackson on How A Strange Loop Is 'Emotionally Autobiographical' by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael R. Jackson is already a Pulitzer Prize, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circe Award winner, and now he's nominated for a Tony Award for creating A Strange Loop, which is the most-nominate…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:18PM

Review: Belfast Girls Unveils Secrets and Lies on the Long Journey to Australia

Jaki McCarrick's immigration drama makes its off-Broadway debut.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:06PM

Belfast Girls: Five Irish Orphans Brave the 1850 High Seas by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Taki McGarrick's eye-opening historical play, directed by Nicola Murphy, with a quintet of superlative actors The post Belfast Girls: Five Irish Orphans Brave the 1850 High …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:01PM

Belfast Girls: The Pluck of the Irish by Elysa Gardner

★★★☆☆Jacki McCarrick revisits an underexplored chapter in Irish, and women's, history The post Belfast Girls: The Pluck of the Irish appeared first on New York Stage Review.

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:00PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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John Aylward, prominent Seattle theater, ‘ER’ and ‘West Wing’ actor, dies at 75 by Misha Berson

John Aylward, for more than 40 years a quintessential Seattle actor and a force of nature onstage, died on May 16.

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 07:50PM

'Karate Kid: The Musical,' bound for Broadway, kicks off with world premiere in St. Louis by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New musical adaptation of 1984 film "The Karate Kid" gets its pre-Broadway tryout at Stages St. Louis, with hopes that more shows will launch here.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:33PM

Beyond 'cool artifacts': Missouri History Museum names new leader who values past, future by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Jody Sowell, who has worked for the Missouri History Museum for 16 years, will take over in July as president of the Missouri Historical Society.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:33PM

2 critically endangered Amur leopard cubs born at St. Louis Zoo by From Staff Reports

The St. Louis Zoo has announced the birth of two female Amur leopard cubs, among the most endangered cats in the world.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:33PM

PhilmCo Media Backs ‘1660 Vine’ Movie Musical About Social Media Influencers by Wilson Chapman

Sixth months after Peter Samuelson and Jonathan Prince launched PhilmCo Media, the production banner is gearing up its first project “1660 Vine,” a musical film that producers hope to ad…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:15PM

Listen to The Ben Joravsky Show by Ben Joravsky

Senior writer Ben Joravsky riffs on the day's stories with his celebrated humor, insight, and honesty, and interviews politicians, activists, journalists and other political know-it-alls. …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:03PM

‘WE KEPT OUR BEARDS’: OBERAMMERGAU’S PASSION PLAY EMERGES FROM PANDEMIC by Robert Shuman

(Kate Connolly’s article appeared in the Guardian, 5/14/22; Photo:  Frederik Mayet as Jesus Christ in the 42nd Oberammergau passion play. Photograph: Lukas Barth/Reuters.) In 1633 the Ba…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 07:02PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Lehman Trilogy,’ ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ Lead Outer Critics Awards by American Theatre Editors

This year's winners will be honored at an in-person ceremony on May 26.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:57PM

Chita Rivera Awards Announce 2022 Slate of Nominees by Billy McEntee

The nominations have been announced for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, which promote and recognize dance and choreographic excellence in Broadway, off-Broadway and film. The post Chita Rivera…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:12PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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2022 Pulitzer Winner Fat Ham Extends at Off-Broadway's The Public | Playbill

The co-production from The Public and National Black Theatre began previews May 12.

SOURCE: Google at 05:06PM

Neil Diamond musical to debut on Broadway this fall - ABC News

"A Beautiful Noise" stars Tony nominee Will Swenson and Mark Jacoby in the lead role for its pre-Broadway run, according to Playbill.

SOURCE: Google at 05:06PM

English, and Wish You Were Here by Sanaz Toossi: Theater Reviews by New York Theater

Sanaz Toossi, California-born daughter of immigrants from Iran, has racked up awards for her two New York debut plays this season, “English” and “Wish You Were Here.”* Both are set i…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 05:03PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Long Reach Long Riders Charity Motorcycle Ride Kicks off June 18 by Debi Moen

The start of the 19th annual Long Reach Long Rider charity motorcycle ride is only a month away, but there’s still time to offer support. The ride, which has been dubbed the Blue Ridge Ram…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:51PM

In ‘POTUS’ Lilli Cooper Is a Working Mom Onstage and Off by Harry Haun

“I walk off stage for intermission with a breast pump on, and I go straight to my dressing room where I pump underneath my fake breast pump.”

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 04:34PM

Take shelter by Katie Powers

In the Chicago premiere of Sarah Treem’s When We Were Young and Unafraid with AstonRep, a group of multitudinous women navigate domesticity, violence, and identity in a cultural landscape …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:29PM

Dictator dictation by Melissa Renee Perry

The energy in the Den Theater last Thursday was electric, as The Secretaries, written by Omer Abbas Salem and directed by Laura Alcalá Baker, made its highly anticipated debut with First Fl…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:19PM

"Sing, Sing, Sing" from Bob Fosse's Dancin' at The Old Globe by The Old Globe

The cast of Bob Fosse's Dancin' performs the iconic "Sing, Sing, Sing." This thrilling musical is going to Broadway! See it in San Diego while you can, runs through June 5. Tickets: https://…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:18PM

This bird has flown by Kerry Reid

Aaron Sorkin’s gonna Sorkin, even when he’s working off someone else’s material. In his new adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, now in a short touring stop with Broadwa…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:13PM

David Strathairn speaks for a Holocaust hero. It’s time to listen. by Peter Marks

Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn stars in "Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski" at Georgetown University.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 04:06PM

Seeking Arrangement Review: Does It Work in 2022? Can You Find a Real Relationship? Here’s the Lowdown by Corvelay Media

Looking for a no holds barred review of Ashley Madison? We tried the famous site and can tell what works, what doesn't, the best and worst parts. Continue reading! The post Seeking Arrangeme…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:06PM

The Comedy of Errors at The Baron's Men - Performances April 8, 2022 to April 30, 2022 - Cover

The Baron's Men. Austin, TX. 1417077. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission. Share this Production. Share URL.

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Legally Blonde The Musical at Ghostlight Educational Theatre Collective - PLAYBILLder

GHOSTLIGHT EDUCATIONAL THEATRE COLLECTIVE. PREMIERE SEASON. PRESENTS. 1460106. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

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Odds & Ends: Shoshana Bean, Samantha Pauly & More Set for Broadway Sings Taylor Swift by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Taylor Swift (Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images) Broadway Stars to Put Their Spin on Taylor Swift The Broadway Sings concert ser…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:03PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Babes with blades by Kerry Reid

Whether by design or happenstance, Writers Theatre has focused on the theme of women in competition and collaboration this season. In Eleanor Burgess’s Wife of a Salesman, two actors portr…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:56PM

Lawryn LaCroix and Andi Villa Stover's New Play Gummies Announces Industry Reading by Raven Brunner

The reading will star Ebony Marshall Oliver and SAG winner Alysia Reiner.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Heather Christian's Oratorio for Living Things Played Final Performance May 14 by Leah Putnam

Ars Nova has cancelled remaining performances of the Lortel winner due to COVID.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM

Immigrant song by Kerry Reid

If you’re a fan of Henry Louis Gates’s Finding Your Roots on PBS, then you can probably relate to Annabelle Lee Revak’s impulse to create a musical out of the World War I-era letters o…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:49PM

Using humor to rebuke racist caricatures and racial exclusion in ‘Mr. Yunioshi’ at Off-Broadway’s SoHo Playhouse by Deb Miller

In the 1961 Paramount Pictures film adaptation of Truman Capote’s 1958 novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Hollywood icon and big-name draw Mickey Rooney was cast in the small and significan…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:37PM

Lauren Yee, Emma Rice and Lynn Nottage among highlights of Berkeley Rep’s 2022-23 season by Lily Janiak

It's a refreshing return to pre-pandemic numbers when many others' output remains reduced.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 03:30PM

The play about the baby by Kerry Reid

Reproductive rights cuts both ways: the government deciding that you may not have a child comes from the same authoritarianism that tells you that you must continue an unwanted pregnancy. Gi…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:26PM

Lorraine Hansberry Statue to Be Unveiled in Times Square by Sarah Bahr

A life-size likeness of the pioneering playwright will be unveiled in June as part of a new initiative to honor her legacy.

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

2022 Pulitzer Winner Fat Ham Extends at Off-Broadway's The Public by Leah Putnam

The co-production from The Public and National Black Theatre began previews May 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Pasadena Playhouse’s New Season Includes Six-Month Sondheim Celebration by Jenelle Riley

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced its lineup for the 2022-23 season, including a six-month Sondheim Celebration that will kick off in January 2023. The celebration is dubbed to be the mos…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:00PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Mrs. Doubtfire's Mark Evans & Justin Mortelliti Welcome First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Mrs. Doubtfire's Mark Evans and his husband, fellow artist Justin Mortelliti, have welcomed their first child. Larsen Jean Evans-Mortelliti was born in Arizona on May 13.        …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:54PM

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci's HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis Sets NYC Premiere by Raven Brunner

The 12-week limited engagement will combine hypnosis and improv.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:27PM

Review Roundup: GOLDEN SHIELD Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC), is now running at New York Cit…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:23PM

17 Best Sugar Baby Websites and Apps to Meet Sugar Babies (2022) by Corvelay Media

Finding the right sugar baby can be a challenge. Here are the 17 best sugar dating sites and apps for sugar babies and sugar daddies to meet. The post 17 Best Sugar Baby Websites and Apps to…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:15PM

Shuler Hensley and LaChanze Will Host 2022 High School Theatre Festival by Andrew Gans

The Shubert Foundation event, set for May 23 at Broadway's Winter Garden, will also feature Denée Benton, Jessica Hecht, Nathaniel Stampley, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM

Natascia Diaz Will Be Sally in San Francisco Playhouse's Follies; Complete Cast Announced by Andrew Gans

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical will begin performances June 30.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:12PM

Broadway Publicity Firm DKC/O&M Partners With Built Productions For Opening Night Attention-Grabbers & Events by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: A new, exclusive partnership between the prominent theatrical P.R. agency DKC/O&M and the newly formed production services outfit Built Productions was announced today, formal…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:00PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Kelli O'Hara, Adrienne Warren & More to be Featured in Arlington's Signature Theatre Summer 2022 Events

This summer, Signature Theatre will feature an array of concert and cabaret performances to kick off the 2022/23 season, ranging from a special presentation at Wolf Trap, to a new musica…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:58PM

"Thank You, Five!" John-Andrew Morrison of A Strange Loop Shares 5 Things He's Thankful For

We're learning about some of the dear and beloved people and things John-Andrew Morrison from A Strange Loop is thankful for!

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 01:51PM

Premieres by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Sarah Ruhl & More Announced for Signature Theatre's 2022-2023 Season

Signature Theatre announced its 2022-2023 season—from Resident playwrights Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins—alongside the inauguration …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:44PM

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at 40: The Plant That Conquered the World by Sarah Bahr

Members of the cast and creative team from the original production, as well as the current Off Broadway revival, look back on how the show came together and discuss its enduring influence.

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Review: Looking for a Hero? Hold on to These Dancers by Gia Kourlas

The choreographer Donna Uchizono presents “Wings of Iron,” a subtle, virtuosic exploration of the art of perseverance.

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"Percussion, Part III (Calypso)" from Bob Fosse's Dancin' at The Old Globe by The Old Globe

The cast of Bob Fosse's Dancin' performs the thrilling first-act number "Percussion, Part III (Calypso)." See this one-of-a-kind musical before it goes to Broadway! Runs through June 5. Tick…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:37PM

Primary Stages Announces Two New Plays for 2022 Season

New works by Clarence Coo and Jiehae Park will run at 59E59 Theaters.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:36PM

Signature's 2022-2023 Season to Feature Plays by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins by Andrew Gans

The New York theatre company's season includes three world premieres, an Off-Broadway premiere, and the launch of a new residency.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM

Toasting not roasting: these comedians would surely mock Netflix’s hall of fame by Brian Logan

Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Joan Rivers and Robin Williams are given their dues in The Hall but the event is oddly sanctimonious How should we celebrate great comedians? Netflix’s latest…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24PM

Review: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ tour arrives in Chicago — the Aaron Sorkin version will have you pondering this story all over again by Chris Jones

Early in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic, young Scout Finch starts telling us about the courtroom in fictional Maycomb, Alabama. She does so with the reverence of a chi…

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 01:10PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Anika Larsen, Telly Leung, More Will Perform at New York City Children’s Theater’s Gala by Andrew Gans

The 25th anniversary gala will honor Idris Goodwin, Emma Halpern, and Marietta Ries Lavicka.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Heather Ogden Gets Sorted Into Her Hogwarts House by Mirvish Productions

Which house will the Sorting Hat choose for Heather Ogden? Watch as Principal Dancer of the National Ballet of Canada, Heather Ogden uses the Harry Potter Fan Club App to get sorted into he…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:42PM

Plays by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Samuel D. Hunter in Signature Theatre's 2022-23 Season

The off-Broadway theater will also present new work by Sarah Ruhl and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:24PM

Frank Wildhorn Musical Your Lie in April Celebrates Tokyo World Premiere

The new piece is adapted from a popular work by manga artist Naoshi Arakawa.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:24PM

Mr. Saturday Night Sets Broadway Cast Album Release Date

The recording will feature 2022 Tony nominated stars Billy Crystal and Shoshana Bean.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:24PM

Trisha Brown Dance Company in "Astral Converted" | At The Joyce May 24-29, 2022 by Joycetheater

Trisha Brown Dance Company marks its 50th anniversary with a program celebrating Brown’s extraordinary creative partnership with visual artist Robert Rauschenberg. In Foray Forêt, with co…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:20PM

Humanizing Homelessness: An Interview with Lisa Hoelscher of Gathering Ground Theatre by Anna Rogelio Joaquin, Lisa Hoelscher

By Anna Rogelio Joaquin, Lisa Hoelscher. Gathering Ground Theatre—an Austin, Texas collective comprised of people with lived experiences of homelessness and allies—creates performances …

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:00PM

‘Judged just right’: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING – Globe Theatre by Tom Bolton

The Globe’s main, outdoor theatre has not staged shows with a full audience since the summer of 2019, so the opening of its summer season with Lucy Bailey’s production of Much Ado About …

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 12:00PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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They all starred in ‘Godspell.’ Then they became comedy legends. by Zachary Pincus-Roth

An oral history of the legendary 1972 Toronto production of “Godspell,” which featured Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Andrea Martin, Victor Garber and Paul Shaffer.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 11:36AM

World Premiere of Mister Miss America Comes to Off-Broadway's Rattlestick Theater by Leah Putnam

All For One Theater presents the new play about Derek, a beauty pageant contestant determined to win the Miss Southwestern Virginia Pageant.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

That Golden Girls Show!—A Puppet Parody to Offer Live-Streamed Performance by Andrew Gans

The limited run based on the classic sitcom plays Off-Broadway's Theatre Row.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

Times Square Alliance Plans Summer of Concerts, Comedy, and More by Leah Putnam

Find out when to see performances from Alvin Ailey, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

Review: ‘Golden Shield’ Is a Courtroom Drama That Aims For Layered Nuance, Lands on Confusing Audiences by David Cote

An ambitious play, 'Golden Shield' attempts to weave Chinese censorship law, political dissidence, and family drama, to varying success.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 11:25AM

Kabul Goes Pop review – a fizzing tribute to bubblegum songs of hope by Ammar Kalia

Brixton House, LondonThis uneven but refreshing debut by Waleed Akhtar is inspired by the rise and fall of Afghanistan’s first pop TV show Early 00s pop TV was fertile ground for hyperacti…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:12AM

Antigone review – an explosive hour of fireworks by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineThe music and visual effects dazzle in this 2018 update of Sophocles’ tragedy from the Classical Theatre of Harlem It is ironic that this production reconceptualises Sophoc…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:12AM

High hoops: how two brothers became Africa’s biggest circus duo by Lyndsey Winship

Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam went from juggling at school in Ethiopia to dazzling audiences with their circus skills around the world. So what’s next? It all started with three oranges. One …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:12AM

Irish Rep to Celebrate the Musicals of Harold Prince by Sandi Durell

The Irish Rep presents its annual Gala Concert on Monday, June 13 @ 7 pm at The Town Hall on West 43 St. NYC, celebrating the Musicals of Harold Prince featuring Michel Bell, Len Cariou, Gle…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:10AM

Watch Idina Menzel Surprise Broadway's New Elphaba and Open Up About Performance Anxiety by Raven Brunner

The Tony winner and Wicked alum appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show May 18.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Idris and Sabrina Elba's Coupledom Podcast Returns May 19 With Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez; Get a Sneak Peek by Andrew Gans

The Lopezes revisit writing their Oscar-winning Frozen hit "Let It Go" in the Audible Original series.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

My Fair Lady review: Amara Okereke shines as Eliza Doolittle in Bartlett Sher’s glossy musical by Isobel Lewis

Director wrings every last drop of comic potential out of classic musical

SOURCE: The Independent at 11:03AM

Spelling Bee Off Broadway! by Corine Cohen

https://www.epicplayersnyc.org/mainstage   Get tickets to see Spelling Bee!  

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 11:01AM

Are you a multi-hyphenate? Try this! by Ken Davenport

As a TheaterMaker who wears many hats (Producer, Writer, Director,... The post Are you a multi-hyphenate? Try this! first appeared on Ken Davenport.

SOURCE: kendavenport.com at 11:00AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Born This Day, Two Giants by Trav S.D.

Thus far we have written about nearly three dozen persons of gigantic physical stature on Travalanche, but somehow we have heretofore omitted two of the best-known of their number in the wor…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:42AM

True or False? Jackman to Timberlake? by Sandi Durell

According to Page Six, there’s rumor that Hugh Jackman may be passing the baton to Justin Timberlake. Producers of “The Music Man” are in talks with the “SexyBack” singer to take o…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:40AM

NEWS: Aequitas premieres Lauren Morley’s The Collab at The Space, 31 May-11 Jun by Featured Content

Aequitas Theatre returns to the stage this month with the world premiere of Lauren Morley's topical new play The Collab, about the grey areas of online consent. It runs at The Space in Londo…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 10:38AM

ROE Visual Returns to InfoComm 2022 with Latest Products by Michael Eddy

ROE Visual will be back once again at InfoComm 2022 following two years of postponements. The much-anticipated event is scheduled for June 8-10th, in Las Vegas, NV. Following the full prepar…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:37AM

Grease the musical, Dominion Theatre London – Review Round Up by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Grease the musical opened this week at London's Dominion Theatre. We stopped to read the reviews and see if Grease is still the word! This post Grease the musical, Dominion T…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:35AM

Music Theatre International Launches Social Media Marketing Kits by Logan Culwell-Block

Developed by Subplot Studio, the kits help schools and theatres promote their productions with customizable graphics and content designed expressly for social media platforms.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Chess, circus, and the game of life by Kimzyn Campbell

Here is a riddle for you: What do a game of chess and life have in common?*  Inside the tidy, rule-driven universe of a chess board, seven-year-old Alice stumbles upon the inexplicable and …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:26AM

Vero Beach’s Riverside Reopens With John Denver Bio-Musical by Bill Hirschman

After its January re-opening production of Carousel was cut short by Covid, the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach re-re-opened its season on May 10 with a splendid production of Almost Heaven:…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 10:24AM

Broadway Set Designers on Their Appealing Sets by Laura Collins-Hughes and Vincent Tullo

Live theater summons energy no digital performance can match. Set designers for five of this season’s plays explain how they built eye-catching environments that crackle with it.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:07AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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The Public Cancels Performances of Shaina Taub's Suffs Through May 25 by Leah Putnam

The Public began cancelling performances May 14 as the theatre industry continues to face COVID disruptions.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Cast Announced for Filmed Version of London's Heathers the Musical by Andrew Gans

Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills have joined forces with Steam Motion and Sound for the live capture at The Other Palace.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Broadway's Mr. Saturday Night to Release Cast Album; Get a First Listen by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the film, the musical stars 2022 Tony nominees Billy Crystal and Shoshana Bean plus Randy Graff, David Paymer, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

REVIEW: The Comedy Of Errors, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews The Comedy Of Errors staged at the Mercury Theatre Colchester to celebrate the theatre's 50th Anniversary. This post REVIEW: The Comedy Of Errors, Merc…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 09:45AM

GRACE NOTES: Thursday, May 19, 2022 by Susan Grace

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ADJ To Exhibit New Lighting Products At NAMM 2022 & Sponsor The Arena Plaza Stage by Michael Eddy

After a year’s pandemic-induced hiatus, the NAMM show will return to Anaheim, California next month. ADJ is preparing to use the exhibition to reunite with customers and demonstrate a vari…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:34AM

Joshua Henry, Mary Testa, Ephraim Sykes, More to Star in Industry Reading of Brave New World

Playbill In Partnership With Situation Launch The Broadway Applause Series. By Ayanna Prescod | April 22, 2022. “A celebration of artist, craft, ...

SOURCE: Google at 09:24AM

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Dave Harris' Exception to the Rule? by Talaura Harms

The new Off-Broadway play about six students stuck in detention opened at Roundabout Underground May 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM

Have a Laugh With Broadway’s Latest Nanny Rob McClure by Talaura Harms

The Mrs. Doubtfire star talks about stepping back into the show following a long hiatus.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM

JRLX Adds “Do All” Proteus Lucius™ to Rental Stock by Michael Eddy

Chicago-based systems integration, sales, and production firm JRLX, Inc. has added Elation Professional’s outdoor-rated Proteus Lucius™ LED profile moving head to its growing inventory o…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:04AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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New and Current Shows on the Other Side of the Pond by Sandi Durell

GREASE Dominion Theatre, London Booking now until 29 October 2022 The first new production of GREASE in 29 years returns to London’s West End. The musical features beloved songs, including…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:53AM

Chita Rivera Awards 2022 Nominees Are . . . by Sandi Durell

Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-202…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:43AM

Ivo van Hove’s “Age of Rage” at Barbican by Duška Radosavljević

Ivo van Hove’s production of Age of Rage is sourced from six plays by Euripides and one by Aeschylus, chronicling the cycle of violence and revenge befallen on the house of Atreus – star…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:29AM

Cast of the Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Our Town’ is an all-local affair by Thomas Floyd

A cast entirely composed of local actors performs the Thornton Wilder classic at Sidney Harman Hall.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 08:18AM

$10,000 Playwrights Award by Aussie Theatre

In November 2021, Newcastle’s premier theatre production house, The Very Popular Theatre Company, launch its inaugural $10,000 playwright’s award, which

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 08:03AM

McDonel shines in her role as Janis Joplin at Le Petit Theatre by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON, WYES-TV Theatre Critic (“Steppin’ Out“) Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré has been trying to bring Janis Joplin to New Orleans for more than two years and, as any music …

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 08:02AM

A Living Display: A Review of “The Chinese Lady” at Timeline Theatre by Ted C. Fishman

She is called Afong Moy by the white men who presented her in a “museum” beginning in the mid-nineteenth century.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 19, 2022 by Ashley Steves

Neil Diamond Musical “A Beautiful Noise” Lands Broadway Dates, Rudin NDAs Are Nixed, “The Music Man” Starring Timberlake? “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, p…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

‘A New Old Play’ Review: Even the Clown Show Must Go On by Austin Considine

Qiu Jiongjiong’s absurdist epic of 20th century China is both a movie and a play, both tragedy and farce.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:18AM

For Carol Burnett, the Sondheim award is personal by Peter Marks

Signature Theatre bestows its Stephen Sondheim Award on the legendary performer, who was the last person to be handpicked by Sondheim to receive the honor.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 07:12AM

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ to release original Broadway cast recording June 10 by Broadway News

The original Broadway cast album for new musical “Mr. Saturday Night” will be released next month, Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals announced Wednesday. The 17-track album, featuring…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 07:05AM

Sing Out The News! 3-D Theatricals “Newsies” Is A Banner-Headline Worthy Return In Cerritos, California! by Leo Buck

Theater is at its finest when it’s also a celebration of some kind—whether it be life, romance, joy--or even of just theater itself; such is the case with all of them to be abundantly fo…

SOURCE: buckingtrends.me at 07:00AM

‘The only person who transforms Eliza is Eliza herself’: MY FAIR LADY – London Coliseum by Maryam Philpott

If you want to see a My Fair Lady that feels like a scene for scene remake of the film, then this production at the London Coliseum will not disappoint, but equally for anyone looking for a …

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Rambert review – whirlwinds of wow by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonThe company’s touring triple bill is a showcase of individual brilliance that testifies to the sure creative hand of artistic director Benoit Swan Pouffer When arti…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:37AM

‘SNL’s’ Sarah Sherman, aka Sarah Squirm, returns to Chicago for a performance: ‘I’m having a lot of fun showing people how truly disgusting by Zach Freeman

Sarah Sherman often performs under the name Sarah Squirm, and squirm is exactly what she’s known to make her audiences do.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:15AM

The Girl in the White Pinafore at The Woodlands High School - Performances May 24, 2022 - Cover

The Woodlands High School. The Woodlands, TX. 1488083. Copyright © 2022 Playbill Online Inc. All marks used by permission.

SOURCE: Google at 06:12AM

All That Chat - Playbill link - Talkin'Broadway

Playbill link. Posted by: dramedy 01:39 pm EDT 05/18/22. In reply to: It's official. “A Beautiful Noise” announces for the Broadhurst - writerkev ...

SOURCE: Google at 06:12AM

How long are broadway rehearsals? - Fleetserviceshocrv

ASK PLAYBILL.COM: Rehearsal Schedule | Playbill. Answer: A typical Broadway show rehearses six days a week for eight hours a day — from around 10 AM-6 ...

SOURCE: Google at 06:12AM

Meat Loaf, Britney and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Musical by A.J. Goldmann

At Theatertreffen, an annual celebration of the best in German-language performance, music plays a profound, and intelligent, role.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 06:06AM

‘Amy Winehouse: Back From Black’ a well-managed tribute about a tragic pop figure at Seven Angels by Christopher Arnott

“Amy Winehouse: Back From Black" brings the British bad-girl pop singer back to life for a couple of saucy, debauched hours of powerful pop ballads, starring Alexa Renée at Seven Angels T…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM

Theater Top 10 for summer: Our picks favor the musicals, from ‘Prada’ and ‘Superstar’ to a homegrown ‘Priscilla’ by Chris Jones

It’s worth noting that Chicago has four new musicals trying out this summer, all shooting toward Broadway.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Myles Frost Stars as Michael Jackson in ‘MJ’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

Just five years after he performed as Michael Jackson at a high school talent show, Myles Frost is making his debut in a Broadway musical about the King of Pop.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:33AM

West End big hitters to perform at the Party At The Palace by Kitty Underwood

The Phantom Of The Opera, Hamilton, Six, The Lion King and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will all perform at Buckingham Palace on Saturday 4 June as part of the Queen's Platin…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 05:21AM

Wolf Trap awards seven grants to DC-area high schools to fund performing arts projects by News Desk

Projects span Prince George’s County, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Falls Church City, Loudoun County, and D.C. Public Schools.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:20AM

My Neighbour Totoro | Creative team interviews by Official London Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company and Executive Producer Joe Hisaishi, present the global premiere of Japanese creative powerhouse Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro live on stage at London…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:19AM

Historic Ford’s Theatre announces 2022/23 season by News Desk

Lineup to include Horton Foote’s ‘The Trip to Bountiful' and Cheryl L. West’s new musical about rock ‘n’ roll trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:00AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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VIPs Making Visits to Americano! by Jk Clarke

Following its big opening night May 1 and continuing critical acclaim, ¡Americano! the Musical has been drawing boldface names from the show business community as well as government offici…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:47AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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34 Broadway Debuts Nominated for a 2022 Tony Award | Playbill

Take a closer look at the Olivier winners, Off-Broadway favorites, and Oscar nominees who earned a Tony nomination for their first Broadway show.

SOURCE: Google at 03:42AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Meet the Tony Nominees: Funny Girl Star Jared Grimes Pays Tribute to His Tap Ancestors

Find out why it's important for Grimes to honor the likes of John W. Bubbles, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and more, through his performance.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:24AM
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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World premiere of A DOLL’S HOUSE at Ensemble Theatre by Aussie Theatre

Mark Kilmurry, Artistic Director, Ensemble Theatre is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 12:20AM

Checking In With… 2022 Girl From the North Country Tony Nominee Jeannette Bayardelle by Andrew Gans

"Be safe, cautious, and respectful, but don’t deprive yourself of the joy of live theatre. Theatre is therapy. Your healing is on Broadway."

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

Lindsay Duncan, Hilton McRae, and Emily Bruni Star in U.K. Tour of The Dance of Death Beginning May 19 by Andrew Gans

Mehmet Ergen directs Rebecca Lenkiewicz's adaptation of the August Strindberg play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS announces final extension by Aussie Theatre

After setting Sydney alight, the four-time Tony Award®-winning Broadway An American In Paris will have its final performance at Theatre

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 12:04AM

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 20-22 - Shakespeare in the Park's 'Merry Wives, MCC Theater's 'Miscast, Red Bull Theater's 'Ma by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22, for fre…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

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