Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

NEW Barbara Bleier and Austin Pendleton Interview October 2022 by Call Me Adam

It is always a delight to catch up with cabaret artists Barbara Bleier & Austin Pendleton. I have interviewed this dynamic duo multiple times over the years. With their new cabaret show, …

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Review Roundup: Rock Musical WEIGHTLESS Opens Off-Broadway At WP Theater

Read reviews for the Off-Broadway stage premiere of The Kilbane's soaring and dynamic indie rock musical Weightless, opening tonight at WP Theater (2162 Broadway), for a limited engagement t…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

John Gabriel Borkman, Bridge Theatre review – amusing tale of awful people by Demetrios Matheou

Simon Russell Beale is the unapologetically corrupt banker, in Ibsen's chilly tragicomedy It always feels special when a play speaks so directly to an audience that you feel and hear the rip…

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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Weightless" - 9/29/22 by James Wilson

Weightless, the indie-rock musical by The Kilbanes and produced by the Women's Project, is described as a "theatrical concept album." The company of six musicians and singers present a tunef…

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 09:01PM
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Erin Clare

The post On the Couch with Erin Clare appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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New Video of Broadway's Into the Woods With Stephanie J. Block, , Montego Glover, and More

Playbill. 170K subscribers. Subscribe. The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale musical Into the Woods has released ...

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Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade to open next month

The post Royal Exhibition Building Dome Promenade to open next month appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "american (tele}visions" - 9/29/22 by Marc Miller

american (tele)visions, Victor I. Cazares's new play, in a premiere production at New York Theatre Workshop, is a kaleidoscope, an ever-shifting dazzlement of colors, patterns, shapes, multi…

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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice: "A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet," ChimyTina, and San Gabriel 7 - 9/29/22 by Rob Lester

The comet at hand is not the celestial object but a musical comedy with a title character named Regina Comet. Constellations and Under the Stars are the names of cool jazz releases. In any c…

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 07:30PM

american (tele)visions: ‘80s Nostalgia Adorns a Standard Family Saga by Sandy MacDonald

★★☆☆☆ An immigrant tale packed with tragedy forfeits urgency when too artfully pixelated. The post american (tele)visions: ‘80s Nostalgia Adorns a Standard Family Saga appeared …

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american (tele)visions by Jk Clarke

By Brian Scott Lipton . . . No one can accuse Victor I. Cazares of having nothing to say. In american (tele)visions, now premiering at New York Theater Workshop in a co-production with Theat…

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Fever dream of an undocumented Mexican immigrant in ‘american (tele)visions’ at Off-Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop by Deb Miller

In the nonlinear multimedia memory play american (tele)visions, now playing a limited engagement at New York Theatre Workshop, Tow Playwright-in-Residence Victor I. Cazares relays how it mig…

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Review: american (tele)visions at New York Theatre Workshop by Lane Williamson

A family works through their trauma in the shadow of the first WalMart. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: american (tele)visions at New York Theatre Workshop appeared first on Exeun…

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american (tele)visions Review: Too-Muchness Everywhere All at Once by Dan Rubins

At its most arresting, american (tele)visions stirs its characters’ guiding emotions into a frenzied mixture that matches and mirrors the overwhelming intensity of the on-stage screens. Th…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Now in Performances | Cost of Living by Manhattan Theatre Club

Read more or buy tickets at #CostOfLivingBroadway - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Cost of Living By Martyna Majok Directed by Jo Bonn…

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Review: Walmart and Other Distractions for an Immigrant Family in American (Tele)visions

Theater Mitu and New York Theatre Workshop presents the world premiere of Victor I. Cazares's play.

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BEETLEJUICE to Celebrate 31 Days of Halloween With Surprises for Fans & More

BEETLEJUICE will celebrate its final Halloween (The Ghost-with-the-Most’s favorite holiday) on Broadway with a month of surprises for fans every Day-O in October, including Halloween-them…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Get a First Look at the Broadway Premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cost of Living by Caitlin Moynihan

Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cost of Living is having its Broadway premiere, and new production photos of the cast have arrived. Directed by Jo Bonney, the show began per…

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Head to Shubert Alley for an Inside Look at the Broadway Flea Market on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Every year Broadway shows head to Shubert Alley to offer treasures, at the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction. The annual event, which began in 1987, is produced by and benefits Broadwa…

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Odds & Ends: Hocus Pocus Broadway Musical in the Works by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Hocus Pocus Musical in Development Just ahead of Hocus Pocus 2's Disney+ premiere on September 30, original film producer David Kirs…

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See The Music Man's Barbershop Quartet Celebrate a Special Sundae at Melba's Restaurant by Logan Culwell-Block

Anyone who buys the special, Broadway-themed sundae will be entered to win tickets to the Meredith Willson revival.

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See Emmy Nominee Cecily Strong Take the Stage in Los Angeles Run of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe by Leah Putnam, Michael Wiltbank

The co-production with Off-Broadway's The Shed opened at Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum September 28.

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Cost of Living: Characters, Accessibility & Hope by TDF

MTC's Cost of Living is on sale on and available at the TKTS booths in Times Square and Lincoln Center!

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Next Wave Festival Review: 300 el x 50 el x 30 el by New York Theater

Before the curtain rises at BAM’s Harvey Theater on this wordless, whimsical and haunting hour-long theater piece cryptically entitled “300 el x 50 el x 30 el,”  a huge screen proje…

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love poem with homemade cookies by Maya Marshall

The post love poem with homemade cookies appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Twyla Tharp | In the Upper Room - New York City Center by New York City Center

Twyla Tharp | In the Upper Room & Nine Sinatra Songs Buy tickets: Oct 19 - 23, 2022 Tickets from $35 Five Performances Only Back at City Center after last fall…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Behind the Scenes of Theater of the Mind Opening Night by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

After three years and hundreds of hours of preparations, DCPA Off-Center finally opened David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar's Theater of the Mind on September 13, 2022. Here's a behind-the-scenes l…

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Photos: First Look at Katy Sullivan, Gregg Mozgala & More in COST OF LIVING on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living will open at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) on Monday, October 3, 2022. Ge…

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Kristin Chenoweth pours on the glitter at George Mason University by Dana Roberts

Her 'For the Girls' concert was the culmination of GMU's annual benefit event, ARTS by George!

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A performance for the people by Kelly Garcia

On a cloudy afternoon a couple of Saturdays ago, faint lyrics could be heard echoing down Marshall Boulevard, which exits Douglass Park on the park’s south side. The sound was […] The po…

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Full Cast Announced for David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo & Lilli Cooper Led THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Benefit Concert

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the Special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance. The concert will be taking place on Monday, October 17, 2022 …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:23PM

Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour 2023 | Tickets and Venues by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour 2023 hits the road in January 2023 giving you the chance to experience everything about the award-winning TV series LIVE! This post Stri…

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See Heidi Blickenstaff and Company of the North American Tour of Jagged Little Pill by Michael Wiltbank

The Alanis Morissette and Diablo Cody's Broadway musical launched its National Tour on September 6 in Las Vegas

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Newsies Star Ben Fankhauser to Lead The Secret of My Success With Ashley Blanchett at Theatre Under The Stars by Leah Putnam

The Texas production is the regional premiere of the musical based on the 1987 film.

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Thank You, Five: Backstage at Kinky Boots by Heather Gershonowitz

Playbill gets ready for the five-minute call with the Off-Broadway cast of Kinky Boots.

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John Behlmann, Alex Newell, Taylor Trensch, More to Star in Broadway-Aimed Shucked at Pioneer Theatre Company by Logan Culwell-Block

The new musical features a book by Robert Horn and a score by Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Kathleen Chalfant Will Bring ‘Year of Magical Thinking’ to Living Rooms Across New York City by Billy McEntee

Kathleen Chalfant will tour Joan Didion's 'The Year of Magical Thinking' across New York City, performing in living rooms, libraries, and community spaces. The post Kathleen Chalfant Will …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:55PM

When an alley is art: Walls off Washington celebrates murals in St. Louis by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New murals in Grand Center make a parking lot, an alley, even a garage door, an art destination.

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With brushes or spray guns, Katharina Grosse exhibition in St. Louis shows growth in career by Jane Henderson | Post-Dispatch Book Editor

Identifying a Katharina Grosse painting by her signature would be tough. She signs paintings on the back.

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Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Theatre Under The Stars

Theatre Under The Stars has announced the cast of the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Leading off the cast is Ben Fankhauser as “Brantley Foster” and Ashley Blanchet, as…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM

Alex Newell, Taylor Trensch, Caroline Innerbichler & More to Lead SHUCKED World Premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company

Pioneer Theatre Company has announced the full cast of Shucked, a new Broadway bound musical, which will have its world premiere at PTC from October 28 through November 12, 2022.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:26PM

Marilyn-Monroe; or, Blonde by Kathleen Sachs

Marilyn Monroe is the American public’s white whale, that which we seek to dominate and claim as our own. The post Marilyn-Monroe; or, <i>Blonde</i> appeared first on Chicago R…

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Writers on the wall by Debbie-Marie Brown

A new exhibit at the American Writers Museum featres prominent and lesser-known Black authors, poets, and journalists. The post Writers on the wall appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Grammy-Winner Michelle Williams Joins CHILDREN OF EDEN Staged Concert in Chicago

Michelle Williams will be joining the staged concert presentation of Stephen Schwartz and John Caird's Children of Eden in Chicago this October.

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Reviews: What Do Critics Think About Lea Michele and Tovah Feldshuh in Broadway's Funny Girl? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Glee star became the revival's new Fanny Brice September 6.

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Hip-hop blogs spread fake news about O-Block  by Mark Braboy, Matt Chapman and The Triibe

The TRiiBE investigates what’s going on behind the lies. The post Hip-hop blogs spread fake news about O-Block  appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Photos & Video: THE MUSIC MAN Barbershop Quartet Visits Chef Melba Wilson to Celebrate 'Melba's Music Man Sundae'

Yesterday, the Barbershop Quartet from the revival of The Music Man visited Chef Melba Wilson at her iconic Harlem institution, Melba’s Restaurant. Melba served up some of her famous…

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Review: Meta-play ‘Indecent’ salvages a Jewish playwright’s unflinching look at his people by Lily Janiak

One of the myriad gifts of "Indecent" is that it endows Asch with the full, flawed humanity that Broadway denies his characters.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Michelle Williams Joins Chicago Children of Eden Concerts by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grammy-winning artist and Broadway alum will star as Eve and Mama Noah in the Stephen Schwartz-John Caird musical.

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Stephen Colbert, Tom Felton, Constance Wu, George R.R. Martin, & More Join Symphony Space 2022-23 Season

Symphony Space has announced additional programming and participants in its 2022-23 season, an array of live events that bring literature to life, spark conversation, and provide intimate en…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:41PM

John Behlmann, Alex Newell, Taylor Trensch & More Stars Set for Broadway-Aimed Musical Comedy Shucked by Caitlin Moynihan

Several stage favorites are set to lead the company of the new Broadway-aimed musical comedy Shucked. The world premiere musical will play Utah's Pioneer Theatre Company from October 28 thr…

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Video: Tamika Lawrence Shares Her Broadway Journey

Your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo  are grateful to sit down with actor and musician Tamika Lawrence who shares how she finds the balance between creating her…

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/29/2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/29/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Watch the Cast of Broadway's 1776 Perform 'Sit Down, John' on Good Morning America by Talaura Harms

The all-female, transgender, and non-binary-cast revival is currently playing the American Airlines Theatre.

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KPOP, THE KARATE KID, DEATH OF A SALESMAN & More to be Featured at The Drama League's 2022 Fall Gala

The Drama League has announced performers and appearances slated for the 2022 Fall gala, “Embrace The Season: A Drama League Celebration.” Held on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 PM at C…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:22PM

Photos: First Look at Heidi Blickenstaff, Jade McLeod, Dillon Klena & More in JAGGED LITTLE PILL National Tour

The National Tour of Jagged Little Pill is making its way across the country. Heidi Blickenstaff is reprising her role from the Broadway production as Mary Jane Healy, and is joined by Laure…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:04PM

Photos: Peacock Shares First Look at PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series With Adam Devine & Sarah Hyland

Peacock has shared a first look at their new Pitch Perfect spinoff series, Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin. Joining Adam Devine in the new series is Broadway alum Sarah Hyland, plus Flula …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM

Camille A. Brown & Dancers: The Trilogy | OCT 25-30 by Joycetheater

Over the last decade, acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown has created a trio of essential works redefining Black identity within our evolving cultural landscape. In a historic partnersh…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

It’s a night of fresh pastabilities with Gemma Foods at the next Monday Night Foodball by Mike Sula

Nobody makes eating fresh pasta at home easier than Tony Quartaro. Since I wrote about him last summer, the former Formento’s chef installed his roving fresh pasta delivery service Gemma […

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Martyna Majok’s ‘Cost of Living,’ in This Economy? by American Theatre Editors

With a Broadway debut about disabled folks and their caretakers, the playwright of 'Sanctuary City' and 'Ironbound' is again writing at the margins.

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‘The Crucible’ Review: A Soggy London Revival of Miller’s Masterpiece by Gordon Cox

There is an opera of “The Crucible.” Written by Robert Ward, it won the 1962 Pulitzer Prize. But this is not the opera… or is it? Lyndsey Turner’s grandiloquent National Theatre prod…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:54PM

Video: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Mi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:53PM

The Drama League Announces Line-Up for 2022 Fall Gala by Leah Putnam

The evening will feature exclusive previews of Death of a Salesman, The Karate Kid, KPOP, The Piano Lesson, and more.

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Photos: See Jewelle Blackman, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More in New HADESTOWN Images; New Block of Tickets on Sale

A new block of tickets for Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, are now on sale. Tickets for Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre are available through Sund…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:41PM

"The Battle of Ellen Hill" from The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Alan H. Green (Naked Commando) and company perform "The Battle of Ellen Hill" from the world premiere of The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation at The 5th Avenue Theatre. September 13 - October 2…

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Review: In Lea Michele, ‘Funny Girl’ Has Finally Found Its Fanny by Jesse Green

The “Glee” star is stupendous in the role Barbra Streisand made famous, turning the 1964 musical into something better than we know it to be.

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Chả Cá Nuggs takes a nose-to-tail fin approach to eating the invasive copi by Mike Sula

The invasive fish formerly known as Asian carp was renamed “copi” earlier this summer by the Department of Natural Resources. Short for “copious,” the state hopes that a vaguely Medi…

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‘All of Me’: A Rom-Com That Represents, and Not Just Onstage by American Theatre Editors

A new play at Barrington Stage Company, about a class-riven romance among 2 wheelchair and text-to-speech users, also has plenty of disabled talent backstage.

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Review: City Ballet Dresses Up for Another Fashion Letdown by Gia Kourlas

With music by Solange and ballets by Kyle Abraham, Gianna Reisen and Justin Peck, the company’s annual fashion gala prizes costumes over dancing.

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My wife slut-shames me when I ask to hook up with someone else by Dan Savage

She might just be annoyed. The post My wife slut-shames me when I ask to hook up with someone else appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Review Roundup: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker & More Return For HOCUS POCUS 2 on Disney+

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy return to their original roles in “Hocus Pocus 2,” which also stars Hannah Waddingham, Sam Richardson, Doug Jones, and more. Before t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:07PM

William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in PRIMARY TRUST World Premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Primary Trust by playwright Eboni Booth, directed by Knud Adams, will star Emmy Award nominee William Jackson Harper (“The Underground Railro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)

Aaron Sorkin & Richard Thomas on To Kill A Mockingbird by Broadwaysf

"I think any production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is relevant at any time in America, because it holds its mirror up to us and shows us who we are at our best and how fall we fall from our be…

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Steel Magnolias UK Tour 2023 | Tickets and Venues by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Steel Magnolias UK Tour - Robert Hardings beloved play which inspired the film of the same name will tour the UK in 2023. This post Steel Magnolias UK Tour 2023 | Tickets and…

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The Glorification of Virginia Bruce by Trav S.D.

Born this day the great early Hollywood star Virginia Bruce (Helen Virginia Briggs, 1910-1982). I don’t usually frontload an actor’s credits, but in this case I fear it might be necessar…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 12:33PM

David Geffen Hall Furthers Lincoln Center’s Uniquely Stunning Architectural History by Annie Levin, Annie Levin

Soon to be opened to the public on October 8, Lincoln Center's new David Geffen Hall further cements its architectural reputation.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 12:26PM

William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in Eboni Booth's Primary Trust Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper and Obie winner April Matthis will star in the world premiere production of Eboni Booth's Primary Trust. The Roundabout Theater Company production will b…

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Livestreaming a Conversation: Open Channels and the Caribbean Roots of Theatre for Social Change

By . Imagining America and Open Channels present Open Channels and the Caribbean Roots of Theatre for Social Change livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV net…

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Danny Boyle to Direct Dance Adaptation of ‘The Matrix’ by K.j. Yossman

Danny Boyle is set to direct a dance adaptation of 1999 sci-fi blockbuster “The Matrix.” Titled “Free Your Mind,” the Warner Bros. Theater Ventures-licensed project is set to debut n…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:15PM

New Video of Broadway's Into the Woods With Stephanie J. Block, , Montego Glover, and More by Playbill

The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale musical Into the Woods has released new video featuring the current cast, including Stephanie J. Block as the Baker's W…

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Watch Highlights From North American Tour of Hairspray, Starring RuPaul’s Drag Race's Nina West by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Tony-winning musical also features Niki Metcalf, Sandie Lee, Charlie Bryant III, and more.

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William Jackson Harper and April Matthis Will Lead World Premiere of Primary Trust Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

Roundabout Theatre Company will produce the new play from Eboni Booth, with Knud Adams set to direct.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levitt aka Nina West

All new photos and video have been released of the new cast of the North American tour of Hairspray, helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. Check out the clips and photos here!

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William Jackson Harper and April Matthis to Star in Eboni Booth's Primary Trust

Knud Adams will direct the off-Broadway Roundabout production.

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Hear Title Track From Christine Ebersole's New Album, After the Ball

Club44 Records will release the CD on September 30.

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Review: 300 el x 50 el x 30 el at the BAM Harvey Theater by Lane Williamson

The BAM Next Wave Festival kicks off with a movement-theater piece from the Belgian company FC Bergman that exposes the hidden lives of a small village. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Re…

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The Barnes Foundation’s Modigliani Up Close will feature four newly accepted paintings by Emily Schilling

A new Barnes exhibition detailing the latest scholarship and technology in the world of Modigliani has a big surprise: four previously unverified paintings will be on the walls. Emily Schill…

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See Production Photos of All of Me at Barrington Stage Company by Michael Wiltbank

Madison Ferris and Danny J. Gomez star in Laura Winters' play.

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Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Presents Tunisian Singer-Songwriter Emel by Lincoln Center

Tunisian singer-songwriter Emel Mathlouthi, better known as Emel, rose to international prominence as the voice of the Arab Spring with her world-shaking pop protest anthem Kelmti Horra (My …

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ALMOST FAMOUS Announces Lottery and $40 Rush Tickets

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and co-lyrics by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, will offer a limited number of $40 rush tickets and a digital lottery …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:25AM

See New Video of Broadway's Into the Woods Featuring Stephanie J. Block, Krysta Rodriguez, Montego Glover, and Sebastian Arcelus by Talaura Harms

The new cast joined the revival of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical September 6.

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Krystal Joy Brown, Katie Rose Clarke & More Complete the Cast of Merrily We Roll Along by Lindsey Sullivan

Full casting has been revealed for New York Theatre Workshop's previously announced revival of Merrily We Roll Along. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by George Furth…

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Watch Crystal Lucas-Perry & the Cast of Broadway's 1776 Perform 'Sit Down, John' by Caitlin Moynihan

The new revival of 1776 has arrived on Broadway and now there is a sneak peek of the production. The cast, led by Crystal Lucas-Perry as John Adams, took to the Good Morning America stage …

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Bigger than basketball by Maya Goldberg-Safir

The WNBA season is over. Brittney Griner remains in a Russian prison. What’s next? The post Bigger than basketball appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Video: Watch a Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center's GUYS AND DOLLS, Starring James Monroe Iglehart, Jessie Mueller, Phillipa Soo & Steven Pasquale

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present its Broadway Center Stage production of Guys and Dolls. Helmed by Marc Bruni, the all-star cast will be led by Tony Award…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:11AM

The Science of Theater of the Mind with David Byrne and Andrew Scoville by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Theater of the Mind Co-Creator David Byrne and Director Andrew Scoville sit down to talk about using science as the foundation of the world premiere immersive production.

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Showing up for one another by Alejandro Hernandez

Poet and organizer JazStarr builds bridges on the page and in the community. The post Showing up for one another appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Broadway-Aimed HOCUS POCUS Musical Adaptation in the Works

A musical adaption of Hocus Pocus might be coming to Broadway. The original film's producer, David Kirschner, has revealed that a stage adaption of the cult classic is in the works. Directed…

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‘Delivered with engaging energy’: BROWN BOYS SWIM – Soho Theatre by Laura Kressly

Most impactful in Brown Boys Swim at Soho Theatre is the unexpected ending where the actual stakes are revealed, after have been largely masked by the frivolity of the premise. There’s som…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)

West End's SIX to Welcome New Queens in October by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at London's Vaudeville Theatre.

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Watch Miri Mesika Perform 'Omar Sharif' From London's The Band's Visit by Andrew Gans

Directed by Michael Longhurst, the Tony-winning musical will officially open October 6 at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Sisters! A Hocus Pocus Stage Musical Is in Development by Logan Culwell-Block

The sequel to the cult favorite Halloween film streams on Disney+ September 30.

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Find Out How to Get $40 Tickets to Broadway's Almost Famous by Logan Culwell-Block

The upcoming musical based on the 2000 film has revealed lottery and rush ticket programs.

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Isy Suttie review – charming comic on a wild childhood chase by Brian Logan

Old Market, Brighton A thoroughly likable autobiographical show, comparing Suttie’s domestic midlife and her past daredevilry, hits the comic jackpot with its songs When Isy Suttie was a g…

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Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby review – Rambert’s dancers descend into opium-fuelled despair by Lyndsey Winship

Birmingham HippodromeBenoit Swan Pouffer’s swaggering dancers fly, fling and slide across the stage in this energetic, menacing prequel-style show Have we reached peak Peaky fever? Hot on…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:55AM

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Exec Producer Teases Possible Broadway Musical Adaptation by Greg Evans

Hocus Pocus casting its spell on Broadway? The Sanderson Sisters might be flying their brooms a bit closer to the stage after all. A long-rumored stage adaptation of the popular 1993 film st…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:51AM

Haunted dolls, navigating narcissism, Cristela Alonzo, and more by Micco Caporale, Kerry Reid and Salem Collo-Julin

Spooky season is upon us, and what a more uncomfortable way to celebrate than with dolls. Through November 6, the Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark) presents “Haunted Dolls & […]…

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Shooting ourselves in the foot by Anthony Ehlers

Harsh penalties for gun crimes don’t make communities safer. The post Shooting ourselves in the foot appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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VIDEO: 1776 Cast Performs 'Sit Down, John' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

The cast of 1776 appeared on Good Morning America to perform 'Sit Down, John.' The performance included Crystal Lucas-Perry as 'John Adams,' Gisela Adisa as 'Robert Livingston,' Nancy Anders…

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Reviews: Here's What Critics Think of Disney's Return to Salem With Hocus Pocus 2 by Leah Putnam

The sequel stars the original 1993 cult favorite's Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy.

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Reviews: What Do Critics Think of The Crucible at London's National Theatre? by Leah Putnam

Brendan Cowell and Erin Doherty lead the cast as John Proctor and Abigail Williams in the Arthur Miller revival.

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Six the musical West End – new cast and booking extension announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Six the musical West End has announced its new Queens and an extended its booking period by popular demand. This post Six the musical West End – new cast and booking extens…

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Yvonne Rainer, a Giant of Choreography, Makes Her Last Dance by Gia Kourlas

With more than a half-century of work behind her, Rainer goes out swinging with “Hellzapoppin’: What About the Bees?,” which takes on themes of race and resistance.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Barry Bostwick Tours With the ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, Kicking Off This Weekend

Join Bostwick (aka Brad Majors) to do the time warp again during this screening of the original unedited movie featuring a live professional shadow cast  and audience participation. Events …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:51AM

Noises Off review – Frayn’s exquisite farce-within-a-farce finds new humanity by Miriam Gillinson

Felicity Kendal, Tracy-Ann Oberman and especially Joseph Millson are comic gifts in this 40th anniversary version that fits our times almost too well Well, here’s a surprise. Michael Fray…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:49AM

GRACE NOTES: Thursday, September 29, 2022 by Susan Grace

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See Inside the Rehearsal Room for Lincoln Center Theater's Becky Nurse of Salem by Michael Wiltbank

Sarah Ruhl's new play will be directed Rebecca Taichman.

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Lineup Announced for 1st Broadway for Reproductive Rights Concert by Margaret Hall

All of the proceeds for the evening at Green Room 42 will go to the New York Abortion Access Fund.

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Gordon Farrell's Alice Again to Uncover the Man Behind Alice In Wonderland by Margaret Hall

The Off-Broadway production will investigate the real story of Lewis Carroll, a controversial figure in literary circles.

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Lawsuit Between Scott Rudin and Ad Agency SpotCo Dropped by Margaret Hall

The original suit, filed in 2020, asserted that the former producer had failed to reimburse the agency for services rendered.

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Man Pleads Guilty in Hit-and-Run Death of Stage and Screen Actress Lisa Banes

The man charged with hitting stage and screen actress Lisa Banes with an electric scooter last year pled guilty to manslaughter on Wednesday.  Brian Boyd will be sentenced on November 30, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:34AM

Where are the Black musicians in the country's largest orchestras? by Jeff Lunden

In 2014, a study found that only 1.4% of orchestra musicians were Black. In 2022, it's hard to know if that number is better or worse.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 09:25AM

Amanda Green, Jason Robert Brown, and Tom Kitt Will Discuss Stephen Sondheim at the NYPL Next Month

Amanda Green (Mr. Saturday Night), and composers Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years) and Tom Kitt (Almost Famous) will appear in conversation about Stephen Sondheim at the New York…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:20AM

'Jews. In Their Own Words.' review — a series of remarkable testimonies and reflections on British Judaism by Matt Wolf

Royal Court verbatim theatre is both affecting - and self-flagellating

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The Lizabeth Scott Centennial by Trav S.D.

Hollywood actress Lizabeth Scott (Emma Matzo, 1922-2015) was born 100 years ago today. In the 1940s there was inexplicable vogue in pop culture for mannish women with deep voices, thick eye …

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See Who's Joining Daniel Radcliffe, Lindsay Mendez, and Jonathan Groff in Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop by Margaret Hall

Full casting has been revealed for the Stephen Sondheim and George Furth revival, beginning previews Off-Broadway in November.

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‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Sets Full Off Broadway Cast To Join Jonathan Groff, Daniel Radcliffe & Lindsay Mendez by Greg Evans

Full casting for the upcoming Off Broadway revival of Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along starring the previously announced Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and Daniel Radcliffe has been firmed…

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‘Cloud Tectonics,’ at Seattle’s Sound Theatre, loses its connection to time by Jerald Pierce

José Rivera's play, through the use of magical realism, plays with the concept of time, and the effect love can have on it.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Billy Stritch: Cy Coleman Revisited  by Andrew Poretz

By Andrew Poretz … We started and ended our week with Billy Stritch, first with his Mel and Ella show with Gabrielle Stravelli on Monday (reviewed here), and capped off the week with his C…

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The Crucible review – stylish restaging is all beauty and no bite by Arifa Akbar

National Theatre, LondonDirector Lyndsey Turner misses the opportunity to give Arthur Miller’s allegory modern resonance with a too-faithful interpretation Arthur Miller’s play used the …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:43AM

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Medea at The Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

The NYC institution kicked off its 2022-23 season with Cherubini's opera September 27, starring Sondra Radvanovsky.

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Krystal Joy Brown, Katie Rose Clarke, Reg Rogers Join Starry Merrily We Roll Along Revival

The production will star Daniel Radcliffe, Lindsay Mendez, and Jonathan Groff.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Tom Stoppard at 85: ‘Without the writing, life isn’t purposeful’ by Peter Marks

The playwright’s sprawling “Leopoldstadt” on Broadway, which heartachingly explores his Jewish roots, may not be his last work.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, September 29, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

BC/EFA Donates $250k to Puerto Rico Relief, Liz Callaway’s Sondheim Album, New “Into the Woods” Highlights “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting th…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Video: Idina Menzel Uses the SHE-HULK Filter to Transform into Elphaba

In a video clip post by The Tonight Show, Idina Menzel put her own Wicked spin on the She-Hulk filter. Menzel is seen snapping her fingers and instantly turning green, something she is no st…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:39AM

On the Couch with Dushan Philips

The post On the Couch with Dushan Philips appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Brown Paper Tickets still owes Bay Area theaters thousands of dollars, long after lawsuit by Lily Janiak

"There was no reason to think that I wouldn't get paid," Sharron Drake of Inverness Theatre Project said.

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Magma turn up the positivity on their new album, K​ã​rt​ë​hl by Steve Krakow

Formed by drummer Christian Vander in Paris in 1969, Magma have made a career of defying convention, and the fact that they’re still actively recording and playing live today is […] The …

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)

A Play About Ivy, that is Really About June

The post A Play About Ivy, that is Really About June appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Climate activism takes centre stage in ‘Sea Sick’ by journalist Alanna Mitchell by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Her non-fiction book of the same name won the Grantham Prize for excellence in environmental journalism in 2010.

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In Paris Plays, What It Would Be Like if Shakespeare Was Female by Laura Cappelle

Several Paris theaters geared up to open their seasons with the most famous English playwright. How would the plays be tackled if a woman’s name were attached to them?

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Queensland Ballet promotes Mia Heathcote and Patricio Reve to Principal Artists

The post Queensland Ballet promotes Mia Heathcote and Patricio Reve to Principal Artists appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)

NOISES OFF. Theatre Royal Bath, and touring by Libby Purves and Friends

GLORIOUS AS EVER         Millions know it by now, but in case like my enthralled companions last night you aren’t among them,   grant me a moment or skip the the penultimate paragraph…

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The Normal Heart

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The Syncopated Sounds of Old San Juan Hill at the New Geffen Hall by Seth Colter Walls

Etienne Charles’s composition for the reopening of the hall honors the Afro-diasporic musical heritage of the neighborhood razed to build Lincoln Center.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)

New cast announced for Six by Yasmin

A new quintet of cast members will soon become the newest wives of Henry VIII in Six. Find out the Six The Musical cast and book tickets here. The post New cast announced for Six appeared fi…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Corsage at the NYFF60 by Jk Clarke

By Carole di Tosti . . .  Once again, the New York Film Festival has an incredible slate of films created by global filmmakers who have been selected to present their work during the two-we…

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A Queer Memory Play for the Online Generation: “You Don’t Have to Do Anything” Workshops in NYC This October by Andrew Agress

This October, playwright Ryan Drake and director Ryan Dobrin bring a memory play to the IRT Theater that explores online sexuality. The full version of the article A Queer Memory Play for t…

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Tony Danza: Standards & Stories by Jk Clarke

By Marilyn Lester . . .  What hasn’t Tony Danza done? He’s been a prize fighter; an actor on stage, film and television; a high school teacher; a talk show host; an author; a recording …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:21AM

Andy Warhol & Photography: A Social Media exclusively opens at AGSA for 2023 Adelaide Festival

The post Andy Warhol & Photography: A Social Media exclusively opens at AGSA for 2023 Adelaide Festival appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Live from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Broadway Flea Market by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear interviews with Broadway stars live from the Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction.

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29 by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post ShentonSTAGE Daily for THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29 first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)

NIDA launches October Season 2022 by Aussie Theatre

NIDA’s October Production Season joins forces with leading organisations across theatre, dance theatre and opera to tells stories of transformation

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Di Morrissey: The Night Tide

The post Di Morrissey: The Night Tide appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Walsh Bay Arts Precinct announces full program for public Open Day hosted by the nation’s foremost performing arts companies by Aussie Theatre

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Australia’s newest cultural precinct, has today announced the full public program of over 40 free events

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Manon, Queensland Ballet, QPAC, September 29, 2022 by Deborah

Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon premiered in 1974, not quite a decade after his Romeo and Juliet, and in some ways is the earlier ballet’s dark twin. Each has as its heart young lovers in a…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Theatre Works and Bravo Arts present THE MENTOR by Aussie Theatre

Premiering this November at Melbourne’s renowned Theatre Works, much-lauded Australian actor Amanda Muggleton takes to the stage in an engrossing

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Previews Begin September 29 for Ink'dWell at Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters by Leah Putnam

59E59 and its co-op resident theatre company New Light Theater Project present the play about grief—and ghost stories.

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Rabiah Hussain's Word-Play Begins West End Previews September 29 by Leah Putnam

The new work has a limited engagement at Royal Court Theatre.

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London Run of John Gabriel Borkman at Bridge Theatre Opens September 29 by Leah Putnam

Previews began September 24 for the Ibsen play starring Tony winner Simon Russell Beale, Olivier winner Clare Higgins, and Olivier and Tony nominee Lia Williams.

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Checking In With… Evita Star Eric Ulloa by Andrew Gans

The actor and writer is currently playing Perón in Bucks County Playhouse's reimagined version of the Tony-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical.

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American (Tele)visions Opens World Premiere Run Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop September 29 by Logan Culwell-Block

The co-production with Theater Mitu is written by Victor I. Cazares and directed by Rubén Polendo.

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New National Tour of Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon Opens September 29 by Andrew Gans

The non-Equity production officially opens in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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Off-Broadway Premiere of The Kilbanes' Weightless Opens September 29 by Leah Putnam

Playing at WP Theater, the indie rock musical takes inspiration from the band's concept album and Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

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Exciting & Inexpensive Theatre: 14 Shows to See Off-Off Broadway in October - Catch Jill Sobule's musical memoir, Seth Gilliam from 'The Walking D by Andrew Block

Catch Jill Sobule's musical memoir, Seth Gilliam from The Walking Dead, Ace Young from American Idol, a disco musical and more --- Adventurous audiences know that some of the biggest theatri…

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A Theatre Pioneer Says Goodbye by Reinventing His First Show - Off-Off Broadway stalwart Ping Chong reflects on 50 years of creation and change by Diep Tran

Off-Off Broadway stalwart Ping Chong reflects on 50 years of creation and change --- In 1972, when Ping Chong was 26, he made his first independent theatre piece: Lazarus. Performed in a Tr…

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