Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Announcing Fall 2022 CA$H Theatre Grantees

Theatre Bay Area is proud to announce the Fall 2022 awardees of our flagship grant, CA$H Theatre. This marked the inaugural year of CA$H Sustains, which funds the general operations of small…

SOURCE: Theatre Bay Area at 11:57PM

Australian production of A Christmas Carol is raising money in aid of Foodbank during its premiere Melbourne season by Gabi Bergman

Five time Tony Award® winner and West End hit A CHRISTMAS CAROL starring David Wenham is raising money for food

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 11:47PM

OHIO STATE MURDERS A Brief, Powerful Piece — Review

Theatrely's Broadway review of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy starring Audra McDonald. The play is now in performance at the James Earl Jones Theatre in New York City.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:40PM

Lessons in Temperament (Official Trailer) | [email protected] by Stratford Festival

Adapted from the award-winning live theatrical memoir, Lessons in Temperament is an innovative documentary-dramatic hybrid that uses piano tuning as a powerful storytelling device to destigm…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:24PM

"Ohio State Murders" on Broadway with Audra McDonald by NewYorkTheater

A minute from "Ohio State Murders," a play starring Audra McDonald that marks Adrienne Kennedy's playwriting debut at age 91. Click https://newyorktheater.me/2022/12/08/ohio-state-murders-re…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:00PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Michelle Yeoh Joins Wicked Films as Madame Morrible by Caitlin Moynihan

Screen star Michelle Yeoh will command the weather in the upcoming Wicked movies. She will play Madame Morrible in the film adaptation, according to Variety. As previously announced, the m…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48PM

Review: Who Committed the ‘Ohio State Murders’? Who Didn’t? by Jesse Green

Audra McDonald stars in Adrienne Kennedy’s 1991 play about the worst imaginable crime and the world that made it inevitable.

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Review: Audra McDonald Stars in Ohio State Murders, Adrienne Kennedy's Late Broadway Debut

Kenny Leon directs the first new production at the James Earl Jones Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:32PM

Flat direction threatens to kill Adrienne Kennedy’s masterful “Ohio State Murders” by Brittani Samuel

In a recent “Vanity Fair” profile, six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald named her current role of Suzanne Alexander in Broadway’s “Ohio State Murders” as the hardest to date. …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:32PM

‘Ohio State Murders’ review: Audra McDonald wows in mild Broadway play by Johnny Oleksinski

The revival is an absorbing, observant and admirably peculiar character study with stinging parallels to today.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:31PM

‘Ohio State Murders’ Broadway Review: Audra McDonald As A Woman Stalked By The Past by Greg Evans

Many decades after her brilliant and unsettling plays became seen Off Broadway, at regional theaters or, sometimes, not at all, the great playwright Adrienne Kennedy is making her Broadway d…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:30PM

Review: Audra McDonald dives deep in shocking ‘Ohio State Murders’ on Broadway by Chris Jones

She plays the alter-ego of the brilliant Adrienne Kennedy, a 91-year-old Black playwright finally on Broadway.

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Ohio State Murders Review. Adrienne Kennedy’s Broadway Debut at Age 91. by New York Theater

At the curtain call, Audra McDonald and the rest of the cast pointed to a huge photograph on stage of Adrienne Kennedy, the playwright of “Ohio State Murders,” who is making her Broadway…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:29PM

Ohio State Murders: Grabbed by the Throat—By Racism and Memory by Bob Verini

★★★★★ Audra McDonald brilliantly brings to life a masterful examination of bigotry and violence by a 91-year-old Broadway novice The post Ohio State Murders: Grabbed by the Throat…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 10:23PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Broadway's Ohio State Murders, Starring Audra McDonald? by Logan Culwell-Block

Landmark playwright Adrienne Kennedy makes her long-awaited Broadway debut with the production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18PM

Stratford Festival reveals more 2023 cast members as pre-sale approaches - Beacon Herald

... Festival unveiled on Thursday its casting decisions for Love's Labour's Lost, one of the four Shakespeare productions on next year's playbill.

SOURCE: Google at 09:18PM

Review Roundup: Audra McDonald Stars In OHIO STATE MURDERS On Broadway

Ohio State Murders officially opens tonight on Broadway. Starring Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, Ohio State Murders…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:02PM

‘Ohio State Murders’ Review: Audra McDonald Stuns in Adrienne Kennedy’s Long-Awaited Broadway Debut by Gordon Cox

It may be easy to take for granted that Audra McDonald, with six Tony Awards to her name, is capable of performances that creep delicately into your psyche and rattle around there as if clea…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:00PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "A Child's Christmas in Wales" - 12/8/22 by James Wilson

Adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, the musical pageant includes a cast of six immensely appealing performers who give life to a host of Welsh denizens, including a group of mischievous…

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 08:41PM

The Kat and Dave Show: An Intimate Evening with David Foster and Katharine McPhee by Victoria Dammer

Foster and McPhee are enchanting, and their magical two-hour program featuring several surprise guests should not be missed.

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 08:10PM

Newsies review – ‘tis the season for Disney musical about industrial relations by Chris Wiegand

Troubadour Wembley Park theatre, LondonThis show about young New York paper-sellers has stirring anthems and screwball energy, even if it lacks emotional and political depth Newspaper hawker…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:03PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Meet the Cast: Ohio State Murders by TDF

TDF talked to the cast led by Audra Mcdonald and to director Kenny Leon about the long overdue debut of playwright Adrienne Kennedy and what it means to be the inaugural show at the newly mi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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The ‘Little Theatre’ and Big Personality That Made Justin Tanner a Playwright by American Theatre Editors

Through much of the 1990s, Diana Gibson's Cast Theatre in Hollywood was Tanner's personal playhouse, but a new play peeks backstage at the hidden costs of that odd arrangement.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:42PM

InCord Awarded Women-Owned Small Business Certification by Michael Eddy

Colchester, CT-based InCord is honored to announce that InCord has been certified as a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). For InCord, this is …

SOURCE: PLSN at 06:30PM

Just Back From The Theater by Corine Cohen

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New City Players’ It’s A Wonderful Life Is Indeed by Bill Hirschman

In the 21st Century, the adjective “merry” has fallen out of use except in conjunction with a holiday. But “merry” is precisely the right word to describe the brew of warmth and humo…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 06:03PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Caroling by Gaslight at The Magnetic Theatre by Whitley Albury

Writer/director Skyler Goff puts a darkly comic twist on the Dickens classic.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 05:30PM

KPOP Songwriter Helen Park Reflects on a Broadway Run Cut Short by Helen Park

The musical recently announced it will close December 11 following just 17 performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Jenn Colella Gets Nervous Before Every Cabaret Concert by Talaura Harms

The Come From Away Tony nominee is next in the lineup for Bloomingdale's holiday cabaret series at the store's Studio 59.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

Shoshana Bean and Elizabeth Teeter Will Be Diane Warren in Reading of New Musical Obsessed by Andrew Gans

Kathleen Marshall will direct the industry reading, featuring a book by Joe DiPietro.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM

“Into The Woods” is closing on Broadway on Jan. 8. We found tickets for $63. by Matt Levy

"Into The Woods" starring Brian D'arcy James, Stephanie J. Block, Joshua Henry, Denée Benton, Gavin Creel, Annie Golden and more closes at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Jan. 8.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:05PM

Smart and funny ‘Women Playing Hamlet’ plays at Workhouse Arts Center by Kendall Mostafavi

An insightful original work focused on a young woman's journey to take on a 400-year-old male character.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 05:05PM

Up on the Marquee: THE COLLABORATION

Performances are underway for the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of The Collaboration. We have photos of the Broadway marquee at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:00PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Tovah Feldshuh by Barry Gordin

Tovah Feldshuh: Celebrating 50 Plus Years Onstage By: Ellis Nassour December 8, 20222: The four-time Tony and two-time Emmy nominee Tovah Feldshuh has done just about all there’s to do …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:54PM

Almeida theatre cancels performances of A Streetcar Named Desire as actor withdraws by Chris Wiegand

Patsy Ferran will take over from Lydia Wilson when the London production opens a week late, alongside co-stars Paul Mescal and Anjana Vasan London’s Almeida theatre has cancelled the first…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:48PM

Cinderella review – a heroine with some real welly by Mark Fisher

Dundee RepCinders is a hard-working and independent-minded farmer while her prince is an environmental engineering student in Lynda Radley’s cheerful reworking You can see why Lynda Radley…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:48PM

Video: Heather Headley Surprises THE LION KING National Tour's Khalifa White Backstage

Watch Heather Headley (Broadway’s original Nala and star of Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias) surprise longtime fan Khalifa White (Nala in The Lion King tour) following a performance backstage.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:38PM

Interview: Playwright Samuel D. Hunter Discusses Adapting THE WHALE Into a Film

BroadwayWorld caught up with playwright Samuel D. Hunter after The Whale's highly-anticipated premiere to discuss how he adapted the play into a film, how it was rehearsed like a theatrical …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:30PM

Shoshana Bean, Elizabeth Teeter & More to Lead OBSESSED, THE STORY OF DIANE WARREN...SO FAR Industry Presentation

OBSESSED, The Story of Diane Warren...so far, is based on the incredible life of one of the most famous and successful songwriters of all time. The cast for the presentation includes Shosha…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:27PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice: 2022 Sounds of the Holidays, Part 1 - 12/8/22 by Rob Lester

Part one of reviews of 2022 Christmas music releases, starting with Million Dollar Quartet Christmas.

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 02:59PM

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER & More to be Presented at Works & Process in Spring 2023

For spring 2023 Works & Process will present a robust series at the Guggenheim Museum, Lincoln Center, and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Programs provide audiences…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:50PM

Broadway: Tom Stoppard’s “Leopoldstadt” Extends Run Through July and Probably Tony Awards Win by Roger Friedman

Oh come on, you knew “Leopoldstadt” wasn’t going anywhere. The sensationally moving and profound Tom Stoppard play has just been extended through

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 02:48PM

Talia Corren Named Co-Executive Director of A.R.T./NY by Andrew Gans

Corren will work with fellow Co-Executive Director Risa Shoup.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

‘Dick Rivington & the Cat’ Review: A Civic-Minded Holiday Treat by Elisabeth Vincentelli

This wacky family show respects the codes of the British holiday tradition known as panto, which means playfully not holding anything back.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:32PM

More WICKED Movie Casting News: Michelle Yeoh, Jeff Goldblum Join Star-Studded Adaptation

The movie is set to be released as two parts in 2024 and 2025, with Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba and Ariana Grande as Glinda.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 02:30PM

‘The Story of the Nutcracker’ a great intro for kids to a classic by Toni Tresca

Miners Alley Playhouse’s adapts ‘The Nutcracker’ into a whimsical, interactive children’s holiday show

SOURCE: www.onstagecolorado.com at 02:28PM

Photos: Ian McKellen Stars in Title Role of Mother Goose U.K. and Ireland Tour by Andrew Gans

John Bishop co-stars in Jonathan Harvey's pantomime, which will also play the West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

How Stark Sands and Betsy Wolfe Found the Heart In & Juliet’s Pop Hits by Margaret Hall

In the new Broadway musical, the duo plays William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway. And instead of speaking in verse, they sing Backstreet Boys tunes.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM

The Lehman Trilogy to Close Out The Huntington's 2022-2023 Season by Leah Putnam

The Boston theatre's production replaces the previously scheduled Bhangin' It: A Bangin' New Musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:03PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Exclusive! Watch Idina Menzel's Emotional Tribute to Jonathan Larson in Documentary Which Way to the Stage? by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Idina Menzel is offering an inside look into her life with the documentary Idina Menzel: Which Way to Stage? The new film will premiere on Disney+ on December 9, and Broadwa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:54PM

Interview: James Lapine Discusses His 'Accidental' Documentary IN THE COMPANY OF ROSE

BroadwayWorld sat down with renowned playwright and director James Lapine to discuss how his new documentary, In the Company of Rose, came about, the differences between filmmaking and his s…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:40PM

Celebrating ‘The American Theatre as seen by Hirschfeld’ at NYC’s Algonquin and Museum of Broadway by Deb Miller

On Tuesday evening, December 6, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation celebrated The American Theatre as seen by Hirschfeld with a launch party for the new book and the special inaugural exhibition o…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 01:37PM

Who's Who: Play puts 'Grinch' child in spotlight | Local News | joplinglobe.com

It tried to shut down the production after its release in 2016, arguing copyright infringement, according to Playbill.com. In 2017, a judge ruled ...

SOURCE: Google at 01:36PM

Who's Who: Play puts 'Grinch' child in spotlight - Yahoo News

It tried to shut down the production after its release in 2016, arguing copyright infringement, according to Playbill.com.

SOURCE: Google at 01:36PM

David J. Roberts Named President of Building for the Arts by Logan Culwell-Block

The former managing director of Classical Theatre of Harlem succeeds Wendy Rowden.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Previews Begin December 8 for New Play Ye Bear & Ye Cubb About America's First English Play—and Its Day in Court by Leah Putnam

Broadway alum Joseph Medeiros, Amara J. Brady, Anthony Michael Martinez, and more star in the Off-Broadway production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Michelle Yeoh Will Be Madame Morrible in 2-Part Wicked Film by Logan Culwell-Block

The upcoming film version of the long-running Stephen Schwartz musical is set to star Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

Irish Rep's A Child's Christmas in Wales Starring Ali Ewoldt Opens December 8 by Leah Putnam

The holiday favorite also features Dan Macke, Kerry Conte, Jay Aubrey Jones, Kylie Kuioka, and Ashley Robinson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:32PM

‘Becky Nurse of Salem’ Review: Witch Trials, Trump and the Kitchen Sink in Sarah Ruhl’s Overstuffed New Play by Gordon Cox

You don’t get more American than descending from one of the witches burned at the stake in Salem, Mass. Unless, that is, you’re also an opioid addict in that same town during the Trump y…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:30PM

Video: Ben Dances Like a KPOP Superstar on Dance Captain Dance Attack

In this video, watch as Ben Cameron dances like a superstar to Jennifer Weber's jaw-dropping choreography from KPOP and the help of dance captains Eddy Lee and Marina Kondo. Can you keep up?

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:16PM

Michelle Yeoh to Play Madame Morrible in Wicked Films

Yeoh joins Jon M. Chu's star-studded screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:12PM

‘A Quick 5’ with Actor Ryan Spahn in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘Jane Anger’ by Susan Brall

The works of Shakespeare have led to many new great scripts from “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” to “Shakespeare in Love” and, recently “Gary.”  Some are based on the ch…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 01:09PM

Crystal Lucas-Perry in Ain't No Mo' by TDF

In Ain't No Mo', a raucous satire of American racism, Crystal Lucas-Perry tackles a half dozen disparate parts, including a hardened convict and an irrepressible personification of Blackness…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:06PM

Kelli O'Hara, Denée Benton, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Featured in Audible Theater Originals

Audible Inc. has announced a new slate of four Audible Theater titles. In addition to presenting thrilling live performances at the Minetta Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, audio plays are…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:04PM

Up on the Marquee: BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY

Previews have officially begun for the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM

A Sexy and Sophisticated Vanessa Williams Gets Ready for Her Close-Up at 54 Below

The Grammy, Tony, and Emmy nominee will perform a mini-residency December 13-18. ‍

SOURCE: Theatrely at 01:00PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Concert Review: ‘Handel: Messiah’ presented by Columbia Pro Cantare by Susan Brall

The holiday season was feeling more familiar with Columbia’s Pro Cantare’s performance of the timeless “Handel: Messiah” on Sunday, December 4, 2022 . Residents of Columbia and the s…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 12:55PM

Michelle Yeoh to Play Madame Morrible In WICKED Movie; Jeff Goldblum Confirmed as The Wizard

Yeoh will join the recently announced Ethan Slater as Boq, plus previously announced Ariana Grande as Glinda, Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba, as well as Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero in the tw…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:52PM

BAM Announces 2023 Winter—Spring Season Featuring Zadie Smith's Playwriting Debut, US Premiere of AGUA & More

BAM will gather audiences and communities together for a thrilling range of performances in its winter-spring 2023 season.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:48PM

See Emma Thompson, Alisha Weir, Matthew Warchus, More Get a Little Bit Naughty at Starry NYC Screening of Matilda by Logan Culwell-Block

Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's West End and Broadway musical streams on Netflix this Christmas.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Roundabout's 2023 Gala to Honor Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis, and Black Theatre United by Talaura Harms

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster will perform in concert at the event.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18PM

Tony Nominee Kara Young to Play Shakespeare's Viola Once Again by Leah Putnam

The Classical Theatre of Harlem's Twelfth Night is headed downtown in 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Congress Passes LGBTQ+ Marriage Bill; How Does It Affect Queer Theatre Artists? by Logan Culwell-Block

Close to becoming federal law, the legislation could especially affect theatre artists working on out-of-state productions and national tours.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Check Out New Photos From U.K. Premiere of Disney's Newsies, Opening December 8 by Andrew Gans

The Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein musical plays London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

Orlando starring Emma Corrin | 2022 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

Leading an eleven-strong company in a bold new staging, Olivier Award nominee Emma Corrin returns to London’s West End in one of the most surprising stories in the English language. An ins…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:04PM

Amy Sherman-Palladino, Scott Ellis, Black Theatre United & More to be Honored at Roundabout Theatre Company's 2023 Gala

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2023 Gala will honor Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Scott Ellis, and Black Theatre United on Monday, March 6 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:00PM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins’ by the Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park by Dr. Mark Dreisonstok

Hershel of “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins.” Photo by  Elizabeth Dapo. “Hershel just wants to celebrate Hanukkah with the community,” states the Puppet Co.’s description of “H…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:52AM

'Kerry Jackson' review — an offensive state-of-the-nation sitcom by Matt Wolf

TV actress Fay Ripley in misbegotten comedy set in east London's Walthamstow

SOURCE: LondonTheatre.co.uk at 11:47AM

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O'Hara, Matt Doyle, Denée Benton, More Star in New Audible Theater Audio Plays by Logan Culwell-Block

One of the new titles now available is Breathe, a world premiere musical from Jodi Picoult and Timothy Allen McDonald.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Audra McDonald Stars in Ohio State Murders, Opening on Broadway December 8; Get a 1st Look at the Production by Logan Culwell-Block

Landmark playwright Adrienne Kennedy makes her long-awaited Broadway debut with the production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

Take Our December Streaming Survey For A Chance To Win $100 Amazon Gift Card

We at BroadwayWorld want to get to know how you're feeling and your thoughts about theatre, entertainment, and streaming.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:38AM

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Was Sondheim’s Big Flop. Can She Save It? by Ben Brantley

Maria Friedman’s productions of the show in London and Boston were hits. Now a starry cast is preparing to open her latest staging Off Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 11:24AM

Review Roundup: Idina Menzel's WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE? Documentary Comes to Disney+

In “Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?,” filmmaker Anne McCabe follows Menzel on a national tour over the course of 16 shows as she juggles the challenges of being a working mom with …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:23AM

Concert Review: ‘The Holiday Show,’ presented by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

You know it’s really and truly December in DC when “The Holiday Show” by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) hits the stage at Lincoln Theatre. While always a festive start…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:23AM

JPAS presenting final weekend of Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON, WYES-TV Theatre Critic (“Steppin’ Out”) There’s no more an appropriate time to present Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ than during the festive season of holiday …

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 11:19AM

Bad Shorts (Official Trailer) | [email protected] by Stratford Festival

Bad Shorts program include five shorts: 👉Nobody Nose: A regular evening at ‘The Five Senses’ poetry club takes a turn when a nose hits the mic for the first time. 👉All the Colours…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:06AM

See Photos of Milwaukee Rep's A Christmas Carol by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual offering is playing the Wisconsin theatre through December 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Zadie Smith's The Wife of Willesden to Make NY Premiere at Brooklyn Academy of Music by Leah Putnam

Smith's adaptation of Chaucer's "The Wife of Bath" tale joins the theatre's winter season, also featuring a Lorraine Hansberry revival with Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

VIDEO: Watch Alisha Weir the Moment She Found Out She Booked MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Emma Thompson and Alisha Weir appeared on the TODAY Show to discuss starring in the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical. During the interview, hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager sho…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02AM

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is back in Chicago, with a Chicago actor as Evan. It’s as grueling a role as they say it is. by Doug George

Chicago's Anthony Norman leads the musical on tour. He once told his agent he didn’t feel right for the role, but in the audition, "something just clicked."

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 11:02AM

‘A whole lot of spectacle sprinkled in with the silliness’: CINDERELLA – Woking ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

It’s that time of year again (oh yes it is) where audiences flock to their local theatres to see the seasonal panto, and this year the New Victoria Theatre, Woking are providing the glitzi…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Photos/Video: First Look at Audra McDonald and More in OHIO STATE MURDERS, Opening Tonight!

Ohio State Murders officially opens tonight on Broadway. Starring Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, Ohio State M…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:51AM

Noah Galvin Leads Holiday Audio Rom-Com Christmasuzannukkah

Amy Sedaris, Danny Tamberelli, and more are also featured in the December series from Meet Cute.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:48AM

The Jean Porter Centennial by Trav S.D.

Born 100 years ago today: Jean Porter (1922-2018). Porter was a child performer from Cisco, Texas who won “Beautiful Baby” pageants and sang on local radio. Singing in vaudeville with Te…

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

Photos: First Look at NEWSIES, Opening Tonight at Troubadour Wembley Park

All new production photos have been released for Disney’s Newsies, making its UK premiere at Troubadour Wembley Park tonight, Thursday 8 December 2022. Previews began on 29 November.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:41AM

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt Extends on Broadway Through July by Caitlin Moynihan

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning Leopoldstadt is extendings its Broadway run. The production will now play its final performance at the Longacre Theatre on July 2, 2023. It was origi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:36AM

Tom Stoppard Hit ‘Leopoldstadt’ Gets Four-Month Broadway Extension by Greg Evans

Leopoldstadt, the critically acclaimed hit Broadway play, will run nearly four months longer than initially planned: Producers announced today the the show will run through July 2, 2023, at …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:36AM

Theatrely’s 2022 Gift Guide to Books This Holiday Season

A cookbook from a Tony nominee, a Moulin Rouge! The Musical oral history, and conversations with Stephen Sondheim are just some of the highlights available to give the theatre lover in your …

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:36AM

Henry Nalyor Talks About “Afghanistan is Not Funny” by Jeff Myhre

Henry Naylor brought is award winning one-man show “Afghanistan is Not Funny” at the Soho Playhouse as part of its International Fringe Encore festival. In between performing to packed h…

SOURCE: stagebiz.com at 10:34AM

Theater Time Review: "The Bandaged Place" by Joseph Cervelli

A strikingly powerful new play outstandingly acted. Catch it before it leaves on December 18.

SOURCE: fromtheorchestra.blogspot.com at 10:25AM

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt Extends, Will Stay On Broadway Through July by Leah Putnam

The family drama was originally set to close at the Longacre Theatre in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

VIDEO: Will Swenson & A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Cast Perform 'Sweet Caroline' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Watch a video of Will Swenson and the cast of A Beautiful Noise performing 'Sweet Caroline' on Good Morning America! Yesterday, Swenson took Good Morning America backstage to discuss his th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:16AM

LEOPOLDSTADT Extends on Broadway Through July 2, 2023

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, will now play through July 2, 2023 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:05AM

Up on the Marquee: SWEENEY TODD with Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford

Sweeney is coming back to Broadway and we have photos of the new marquee! Tony and Grammy-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will b…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:03AM

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the NYC Premiere of MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Last night was the New York City premiere of the upcoming Netflix film adaptation of Matilda the Musical. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the star-studded event her…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:00AM

How one woman shows us that our lives do not end by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs Lois Tandy may have been in her nineties, but she could be shrewd and mischievous. In the many years I knew her, and Lois was a Fountain friend and supporter for over a deca…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 10:00AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Idina Menzel Documentary Which Way to the Stage? by Logan Culwell-Block

The Disney+ film takes audiences inside the Broadway favorite's Tony-winning career.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Zadie Smith’s Play to Make Its New York Debut During BAM’s Spring Season by Kalia Richardson

In addition to Smith’s “The Wife of Willesden,” the Academy will present its annual DanceAfrica festival and a music series curated by Solange Knowles.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:42AM

GRACE NOTES: Thursday, December 8, 2022 by Susan Grace

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SOURCE: Grace Notes Subscription at 09:38AM

‘Bad Cinderella’ Announces Full Broadway Casting by Billy McEntee

Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical 'Bad Cinderella' announced full Broadway casting, including Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello as the evil stepmother. The post ‘Bad Cinderella’ Annou…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:24AM

Winter Wonderettes at Broadway Method Academy - Ads, page: 6 - PLAYBILLder

Build Your Audience! CREATE YOUR OWN PLAYBILL®. Winter Wonderettes - December 09 - December 17, 2022. Broadway Method Academy.

SOURCE: Google at 09:12AM

‘Leopoldstadt’ receives extension on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

Tom Stoppard’s latest Broadway play “Leopoldstadt” has been extended through July 2, 2023 at the Longacre Theatre. Tickets were previously on sale through March 12. The production bega…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:07AM

Kerry Jackson review – Fay Ripley’s lively striver is riddled with working-class cliches by Arifa Akbar

Dorfman theatre, LondonApril De Angelis’s comedy about a leave-voting entrepreneur in a gentrified area has echoes of Abigail’s Party and Educating Rita – except all the characters are…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:06AM

Merry Christmas from the cast of Only Fools And Horses The Musical by Official London Theatre

Only Fools and Horses the Musical is a feel-good, family celebration of traditional, working class London life and the aspirations we all share. Book tickets: https://bit.ly/3iIHRJg Offici…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:00AM

Forget the ‘hoity-toity tuxes and gowns’ — at Opera Revue you can cheer and holler. No shushing allowed by Joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Events by companies like Opera Revue, Against the Grain and Tapestry Opera are part of an effort to make the art form more accessible.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 09:00AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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For Cameron Crowe and Neal Preston, the ‘Almost Famous’ musical is Full Circle by Rachel Millman, Rachel Millman

Like a band on tour, 'Almost Famous: The Musical' had a few stops and starts along the way but is finally at its destination on The Great White Way.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 08:45AM

Oklahoma!, My Neighbour Totoro Lead 23rd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards Nominations

Other productions honored today include the West End transfers of Broadway's My Fair Lady and To Kill a Mockingbird

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:32AM

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty review – doing the fairytale twist by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonCrammed with the choreographer’s trademark wit and OTT theatrics, this is an irresistible spin on the story Sleeping Beauty and vampires. This unlikely pairing is t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:03AM

The Gold Standard: A Review of “The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes—The Obligatory Holiday Show” at Hell in a Handbag by Tristan Bruns

What makes this show a roaring good time is the high level of detail put into the characterizations of each Girl, each actor has crafted their Girl to perfection.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Photos: PICTURES FROM HOME's Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoe Wanamaker Meet the Press

Pictures From Home will begin previews on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at Studio 54 on Broadway and officially open on Thursday, February 9, 2023 for a strictly limited engagement. Last night, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:58AM

Today on Broadway: Thursday, December 8, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

Full ‘Bad Cinderella,’ ‘Good Night, Oscar’ Casts Announced; Ethan Slater Joins ‘Wicked’ “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

‘Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?’ Review: Wickedly Talented by Natalia Winkelman

This Disney+ documentary uses a concert set list as a springboard to chronicle Idina Menzel’s musical achievements.

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

Bell Shakespeare presents The Neilson Nutshell by Aussie Theatre

Bell Shakespeare has today announced further cast members for its upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet, the first full production to be presented

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 07:13AM

We Will Rock You to stage West End return at London Coliseum by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We Will Rock You is to return to London's West End 21 years after it first opened at the London Coliseum from 2 June 2023. This post We Will Rock You to stage West End return…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 07:12AM

‘Too lightweight in its treatment of the issues it covers’: KERRY JACKSON – National Theatre by Maryam Philpott

The National Theatre has quite mixed fortunes when it comes to new play commissions, some become and instant hit – like After Life and the storming success this year of Jack Absolute Flies…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Depriving London’s theatres of funds is not ‘levelling up’ – it shortchanges us all | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

Pitting the capital against the regions is a cynical political ploy and the Arts Council’s cuts are a catastrophe for new writing – as well as the entertainment industry The resignation …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:54AM

Best Chicago theater of 2022: Standout works at the Lyric, ‘Good Night, Oscar’ and a welcome return for Steep by Chris Jones

Was 2022 a normal year in Chicago theater? That depends, but there were some tremendous plays and musicals.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:45AM

Blue Man Group is so indestructible, it’s even outlasting ‘Phantom’ by Peter Marks

More than 30 years after the concept was born, the clowns in blue are still everywhere, speaking a universal language.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 06:24AM

Best dance of 2022: Local companies bounce back from pandemic while big tours finally land in Chicago by Lauren Warnecke

Highlights include Pina Bausch’s “Rite of Spring” and Germaine Acogny and Malou Airaudo in “common ground[s]."

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:15AM

Review: ‘Georgiana & Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley’ at Northlight Theatre is charming Jane Austen fan fiction by Chris Jones

In an era when many plays lack the kind of structure guaranteed to please an audience, “Georgiana & Kitty” is the very model of a well-made play.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Jason Edwards

The post On the Couch with Jason Edwards appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:48AM

Sarah, Coronet Theatre review - a one-man whirlwind by Helen Hawkins

Jonathan Slinger commands the stage in this dark, funny monologue The American author of The Sarah Book, on which the monologue Sarah is based, is called Scott McClanahan, as is his main cha…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 05:48AM

We Will Rock You | 2023 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

The worldwide smash-hit We Will Rock You by Queen and Ben Elton returns to London, next summer for an unmissable 12-week season. Taking to the same iconic stage at the London Coliseum that s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:23AM

The Phantom of the Opera Melbourne season extended

The post The Phantom of the Opera Melbourne season extended appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:20AM

ACMI goes Out of Bounds with The Grannies

The post ACMI goes Out of Bounds with The Grannies appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:01AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Wake Up With BWW 12/8: Ethan Slater Joins WICKED Movie, and More!

Top stories include Ethan Slater joining the cast of the Wicked movie as Boq. Plus, casting has been announced for the Broadway productions of Bad Cinderella and Good Night, Oscar. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:59AM

Drama, in German, in the Shadow of ‘Leopoldtstadt’ by A.J. Goldmann

New stagings in Germany and Austria, including Tom Stoppard’s latest play, explore the themes of social integration and tolerance that animated the “Jewish question.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:54AM

Back by popular demand The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir Live on Stage

The post Back by popular demand The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir Live on Stage appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:26AM

Peter Malinauskas' playbill - CityMag

Peter Malinauskas' playbill. What is progress to the current leader of South Australia? Words: Angela Skujins; Pictures: Jonathan van der Knaap.

SOURCE: Google at 04:03AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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James Graham’s “Best of Enemies” at the Noël Coward Theatre by Mert Dilek

TV is a strange medium, but James Graham is no stranger to its toxic charm. London audiences have recently witnessed the British playwright’s musical adaptation of the life of Tammy Faye, …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 03:57AM

It’s Pantomime Season! Oh no, it isn’t! by Alexandra Appleton

Christmas pantomimes in the UK are hugely popular, but how did traditional pantomime entertainment come into being? Read our latest blog to learn more!

SOURCE: blog.stageagent.com at 03:46AM

LGBTQIA+ Pride to soar in Regional Victoria at the 2023 ChillOut Festival

The post LGBTQIA+ Pride to soar in Regional Victoria at the 2023 ChillOut Festival appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 03:26AM

Donating At Check Out, Legit or Shady? by Joe Patti

An interesting situation has arisen in connection with at check out donation solicitations. Credit to Isaac Butler who retweeted a link to a post about a man who brought suit against drugsto…

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 03:24AM

Interview: Brendan Fraser and Samuel D. Hunter on the Theatrical Roots of The Whale

Hunter adapts his award-winning play for the big screen, with Fraser earning Oscar buzz as the film's leading man.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:03AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

The post A Midsummer Night’s Dream  appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 01:22AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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‘The Music Man’ breaks all-time Red Bucket fundraising record for Broadway Cares  by Caitlin Hornik

During its fall fundraising season, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS raised a total of $5,107,79. The Broadway production of “The Music Man” raised $2,002,612 alone, thanks to nightly a…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:53AM

Audra McDonald Stars in Ohio State Murders, Opening on Broadway December 8 by Logan Culwell-Block

Landmark playwright Adrienne Kennedy makes her long-awaited Broadway debut with the production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

At 73 Years Old, Stephen McKinley Henderson Is Finally Playing the Lead on Broadway by Leah Putnam

The actor talks about the hip replacement surgery that led to Between Riverside and Crazy and filming scenes in space in Dune: Part Two.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM

fortyfivedownstairs reveals 2023 program

The post fortyfivedownstairs reveals 2023 program appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 12:07AM

WATCH: TDF's 'Kimberly Akimbo' Conversation - Stage sisters Alli Mauzey and Bonnie Milligan on starring in this new Broadway musical

Alli Mauzey and Bonnie Milligan on starring in this bittersweet Broadway musical As dysfunctional sisters Pattie and Debra in Kimberly Akimbo, Alli Mauzey and Bonnie Milligan are hilarious. …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

Tourist Counts Throwing Up In Times Square on New Year's Eve as Her Broadway Debut by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. NEW YORK, NY - Tourist Monica Jackaway is updating her résumé today after vomiting in Times Square...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Fresh Corpse of “Phantom” Chandelier to Tour Country So Fans May Pay Respects by Broadway Beat

by Grant Cleaveland, @grant.cleaveland. NEW YORK, NY - The funeral procession for the Phantom of the Opera chandelier’s corpse will...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Crystal Lucas-Perry on Her Double Broadway Debut - With back-to-back roles in '1776' and 'Ain't No Mo,' the character actor is showing off her versati by Regina Robbins

With back-to-back roles in 1776 and Ain't No Mo', the character actor is showing off her versatility --- How's this for a momentous Broadway debut: So far this season, Crystal Lucas-Perry ha…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

Local Actor Includes "It's Good to be Back!" in Bio for Third Show Since Quarantine by Broadway Beat

by Andrew Child. Instagram: @andrewchil6. Twitter: @DrewChild96. CRANSTON, RI - After appearing in Almost, Maine with the Peabody Drama...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

The Broadway Beat's 2022 Holiday Gift Guide by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. The holidays are here again, and with them comes a slew of new gift ideas for all the theatre fans in...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

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