Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Reviews: Critics Visit Mary Kathryn Nagle's MANAHATTA At The Public Theater

Mary Kathryn Nagle’s MANAHATTA is currently having its New York Premiere at The Public Theater. Directed by Laurie Woolery. Read the reviews!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:42PM

Tony Award-Winner Alex Newell Named Time Magazine's Breakthrough of the Year

Newly-minted Tony-winner and independently owned Broadway diva, Alex Newell, has been given the distinction of Breakthrough of the Year in Time Magazine's annual People of the Year Issue.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:23PM

Music Preference And Morals – Do Evil Geniuses Really Love Classical Music? by Joe Patti

When I saw a link on Artsjournal.com to a research study on PLOS One exploring the link between music and morality, I was half expecting to discover that evil people do prefer classical musi…

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 11:12PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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The Homecoming, Young Vic Theatre review - Pinter's disturbing masterpiece is given a low-key revival by Heather Neill

Unsettling investigation of patriarchal family and sexual relationships has uneven force As the audience enters, thick mist envelopes the thrust stage and jazz music fills the theatre. The s…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 09:54PM

The full international cast for summer spectacular Circus 1903 has been announced by Aussie Theatre

An international cast of performers are set to roll into town ahead of the Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 09:48PM

King County OKs sales tax increase for ‘transformative’ cultural funding by Margo Vansynghel

The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved a temporary new levy that will provide hundreds of millions in funding to arts, heritage, science and historical preservation nonpro…

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 09:29PM

A Christmas Carol at The Maltz Jupiter Theatre by Bill Hirschman

By Britin Haller The Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s rendition of A Christmas Carol will make audiences forget previous incarnations of this holiday classic. Forget about your favorite TV or film …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 09:18PM

Talkin' Broadway Off-Broadway - "Manahatta" - 12/5/23 by Howard Miller

The Public Theater in New York City regularly makes it a point to respectfully acknowledge that the land on which it stands is the original homeland of the Lenape people. How fitting it is, …

SOURCE: TalkinBroadway at 09:04PM

Review: An Earnest Yet Awkward Land Acknowledgement for ‘Manahatta’ by David Cote

Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play shifts between the Dutch colonization of Manhattan and the subprime mortgage crisis, a concept that looks good on paper but diminishes the characters and their ch…

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 09:00PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Manahatta: History Repeating Itself, Didactically by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Mary Kathryn Nagle's play parallels the past and present struggles of Native Americans. The post Manahatta: History Repeating Itself, Didactically appeared first on New York…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:59PM

Manahatta: A Smart Focus on Who Really Owns Manhattan by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Mary Kathryn Nagle examines Wall Street then and now, how it's changed and hasn't The post Manahatta: A Smart Focus on Who Really Owns Manhattan appeared first on New York S…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:58PM

Alice Ripley Reprises Her Fall Show at The Green Room 42 by Andrew Poretz

Cabaret Review by Andrew Poretz . . . . Tony-award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Alice Ripley is best known for her big voice as a Broadway star in musicals like The Who’s Tommy, …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:55PM

Manahatta Review by New York Theater

“Manahatta” dramatizes two pivotal, and shameful, moments in New York City history, occurring four centuries apart — the Dutch West India Company’s “purchase” of the island of Ma…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 08:50PM

SIX New Cast MegaSIX by bwaySHO

When your phone gets beheaded mid-shot 😂👑 SHO much more to come!! 1st SIX #MegaSix of the new cast!!! 👑 Khaila Wilcoxon as Catherine of Aragon, Storm Lever as Anne Boleyn, Jasmine…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:45PM

Red Bull Theater 20th Anniversary To Feature Audra McDonald, Patrick Page, Santino Fontana, Reeve Carney, and More

RED BULL THEATER has announced details of its plans for 2024, celebrating its 20th Anniversary. Highlights include the rolling world premiere of Medea: Re-Versed opening Off-Broadway; a …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:43PM

The Secret Garden, The Musical by Steven Morris

Laura M. Hathaway, Elizabeth Last, Sarah Pierce (Photo courtesy of Chance Theater)  Reviewed by Madison Mellon Chance Theater Thru Dec. 23  RECOMMENDED  Chance Theater’s production of…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 08:23PM

A Christmas Carol by Steven Morris

The Ensemble (Photo by Craig Schwartz) Reviewed by Julyza CommodoreA Noise WithinThru December 24th RECOMMENDED Unless you’ve been orbiting Jupiter, you’ll know that Charles Dickens’s …

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 08:17PM

People You Should Know . . . Annie-Grace Payne by Zack Calhoon

Annie-Grace Payne (you can call her Annie-Grace or AG) is a New York-based actress working in TV/film with a background in musical theatre. Her favorite film credits include Unsafe (Santori…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:06PM

The Drama League Announces The Irene Gandy Directing Assistantships

THE DRAMA LEAGUE announces The Irene Gandy Directing Assistantships, honoring the legendary Tony Award-winning publicist.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:02PM

Broadway / Off Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Hell’s Kitchen Transfers; Busch and Izzard Return Off-Broadway By: David Sheward December 5, 2023: Hell's Kitchen, the new musical employing the songs of and inspired by the life of po…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:00PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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“Lion King”: A Spectacular Safari into African Legend —at BroadwaySF by Bdhorwitz

Julie Taymor’s Playful Parade of Animals, Ancestors Still Thrills by Barry David Horwitz The colors, the lights, the beautiful animals walking with acrobatic grace, the moving grasslands�…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 07:38PM

Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney to star in THE ODD COUPLE by Gabi Bergman

Shane Jacobson and Todd McKenney are the archetypal odd couple, as different as chalk and cheese, but best mates and

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 07:18PM

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER to make Australian premiere in 2024 by Gabi Bergman

Peter and the Starcatcher, the smash hit Broadway production and winner of 5 Tony Awards, will have its Australian Premiere,

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 07:11PM

Manahatta by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Samuel L. Leiter . . . . For the past several years visitors to a number of New York theater lobbies will likely have noticed a respectful sign posted on a wall acknowledgi…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 07:00PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Center Theatre Group -- Funny Girl in 15 Seconds! by Center Theatre Group

WELCOME TO MUSICAL COMEDY HEAVEN! Featuring one of the most iconic scores of all time by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, an updated book from Harvey Fierstein based on the original classic by I…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:34PM

Center Theatre Group -- "Funny Girl" by Center Theatre Group

WELCOME TO MUSICAL COMEDY HEAVEN! Featuring one of the most iconic scores of all time by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, an updated book from Harvey Fierstein based on the original classic by I…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:32PM

The Life and Times of Michael K – Magic To Do by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Ron Fassler . . . . Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee published The Life and Times of Michael K in 1983. It won the Booker Prize and is considered an important work by the So…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 06:30PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Jonah | Teaser by Roundabout Theatre Company

What’s your fantasy? Ana knows that everybody has one—her especially, and she’d do anything to make it come true. And when she meets Jonah, a sweet and caring student at her boarding s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:48PM

Time Magazine Names Alex Newell Breakthrough of the Year by Logan Culwell-Block

The Shucked star made history at the 2023 Tony Awards becoming the first openly non-binary actor to win Broadway's top honor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:36PM

‘Life & Times of Michael K’ Review: An Arduous Trek That’s a Marvel to Watch by Naveen Kumar

This captivating adaptation of J.M. Coetzee’s novel, a collaboration with Handspring Puppet Company, follows a man and his ailing mother during a civil war in South Africa.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:36PM

BSR Behind the Scenes: An inside look at our editorial process by Alaina Johns

Did you know that BSR is Philly's top destination for professional arts journalism...and that we're a small, independent nonprofit made up entirely of remote-working part-timers? Here's how …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:31PM

How ‘Waitress’ Changed the Way Sara Bareilles Writes Music, Even for Herself by Gordon Cox

Sara Bareilles has always spoken openly about the fact that her work on the musical “Waitress” changed her life. “My life is in two categories: It’s before and after ‘Waitress,’�…

SOURCE: Variety at 05:16PM

[HD] The Jerusalem Syndrome by York Theatre Company

Performances thru December 31st. For tickets visit www.yorktheatre.org The Off-Broadway premiere of this original musical comedy explores a real-life psychological malady that causes touri…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:16PM

Photo: Get a First Look at Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster in New Art for SWEENEY TODD

Check out new art for Sweeney Todd on Broadway starring Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:08PM

Michael Shannon and Paul Sparks-Led Waiting for Godot Extends Off-Broadway For the 2nd Time by Meg Masseron

The long-awaited Theatre for a New Audience production was originally slated for March 2020.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM

Matt Bogart, Shereen Ahmed to Lead Industry Presentation of The Last Days of Cleopatra by Meg Masseron

Charlie Barnett's new musical comedy explores a scandalous affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton after the filming of Cleopatra.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:02PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The Kimmel Cultural Campus and the Shubert Organization present the national tour of Company by Kiran Pandey

Sondheim still abounds, despite his recent passing, and the new tour of Company takes a gender swap to the 1970 story, with uneven results that nevertheless keep the joy of the show alive. K…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:55PM

BCEFA Red Bucket Follies by bwaySHO

Iconic afternoon at BCEFA Red Bucket Follies

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:43PM

‘PACIFIC OVERTURES’ REVIEW – SMALL SONDHEIM IS BEAUTIFULLY DONE by Robert Shuman

(Arifa Akbar’s article appeared in the Guardian, 12/5; Photo: Sparkling with knowing humour … Pacific Overtures at Menier Chocolate Factory. Photograph: The Stage.)  Menier Chocolate Fa…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 04:38PM

ACT Entertainment Expands Its Reach with tvONE Acquisition by Frank Hammel

ACT Entertainment continues to expand its reach in the AV technology sector with the acquisition of tvONE, a leading video processing, signal distribution and media playback solutions compan…

SOURCE: PLSN at 04:35PM

I Can Get It For You Wholesale **** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons December 5, 2023: I Can Get It for You Wholesale, with music and lyrics by Harold Rome and book by Jerome Weidman, based on his 1937 novel of the same name, is set i…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:28PM

Mystic Pizza Musical Will Get New Staging at California's La Mirada Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Casey Hushion is back at the helm for the musical's West Coast premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:24PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Mark Lamos And 'Longtime Companion:' A Landmark AIDS-Era Film by Frank Rizzo

Long before the utopian rom-com "Fire Island," there was a movie that told a far darker and disturbing story, set principally on that LGBTQ+ sunny enclave at a perilous time: the 1989 landma…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:52PM

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Gavin Creel's Walk On Through Off-Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony winner stars in his self-written musical inspired by his time wandering the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:48PM

Amber Ardolino to take over as Marcia Murphey in ‘A Beautiful Noise’ by Michael Abourizk

The actor will join the Broadway cast in January 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:40PM

Mark Lamos: Finding An Artistic Home —and Self —in Theatre by Frank Rizzo

Mark Lamos and husband Jerry Jones sit on the stone wall in the backyard of their colonial home on a rolling green lawn off a winding countryside road in Litchfield County.  Bella, their En…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:34PM

The Weekly Grail with Spamalot's Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Episode 3: Always Look on the Bright Side of a 4 A.M. Wake-Up Call by Darryn King

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Spamalot’s extraordinarily well caffeinated Lady of the Lake, is here to ceremonially bestow viewers with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the musical comedy now pl…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM

Pressure On For Holiday Shows To Boost Box Office by Frank Rizzo

Holiday shows have traditionally provided a major financial boost to Connecticut theaters, but this year — with audiences still not returning to pre-pandemic levels — industry executives…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:13PM

Amber Ardolino joins the cast of A Beautiful Noise | THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE by A Beautiful Noise Musical

The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in a gripping and uplifting new musical. Now on Broadway. Tickets now on sale! Learn more about #ABeautifulNoiseMusical at htt…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:00PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Grosses Analysis: Beautiful Noise, How to Dance in Ohio See Major Post-Thanksgiving Parade Bumps by Logan Culwell-Block

Performing at the annual holiday tradition appears to be a ticket seller.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:57PM

Drama League Renames Emerging Directors Program in Honor of Irene Gandy by Andrew Gans

The press agent and producer is a 2020 recipient of a Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:36PM

Photos: The 2023 Idea Awards for Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation gave out the honors at a December 4 ceremony.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:36PM

People You Should Know . . . Katia Mendoza by Zack Calhoon

Katia Mendoza is a Houston-raised and New York-based actress. She graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy with a focus on acting. Since then she has been seen on stage as E…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 02:36PM

Break out the Keg Nog: It’s a trashy holiday treat from Armadillo Acres by Alex Miller

At Miners Alley, ‘The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical’ is a hilarious departure from typical holiday fare The post Break out the Keg Nog: It’s a trashy holiday treat from…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 02:32PM

Roger Bart on Bringing His Own Spin to Doc Brown in Back to the Future on Broadway by Logan Culwell-Block

"For your own sanity, you want to make it your own.”

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:32PM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Beautiful Noise, Harmony, How to Dance in Ohio See Major Post-Thanksgiving Parade Bumps by Logan Culwell-Block

Performing at the annual holiday tradition appears to be a ticket seller.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

Photos: Broadway-Bound The Wiz National Tour Releases Production Shots by Logan Culwell-Block

Get a look at the new production of the Charlie Smalls musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Hotel Happy

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:50PM

‘Appropriate’ Starring Sarah Paulson Nears Sell-Out In First Week Of Previews – Broadway Box Office by Greg Evans

Broadway box office and ticket prices fell back to earth last week following the previous week’s Thanksgiving holiday-inflated numbers, with the total gross for the 26 productions dropping…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:31PM

What Audiences Are Saying About Space Explorers: THE INFINITE by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

After having fascinated 300,000 visitors around the world, Space Explorers: THE INFINITE lands in Denver featuring new content captured in space, promising an otherworldly adventure!  H…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:30PM

The Diaries of an Off-Stage Understudy by Mychele Lebrun

What happens when you're cast as an off-stage understudy in a brand new, hit show? Mychele Lebrun explains her unique role in Police Cops: The Musical!

SOURCE: blog.stageagent.com at 01:25PM

31 Days of Holiday Cheer Exclusive: Alysha Umphress and Joel Waggoner Sing a 'Love Is Christmas/River' Mash-Up by Meg Masseron

The Broadway stars combined Sara Bareilles' Christmas song with Joni Mitchell's beloved ballad to celebrate the holiday season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Photos: Get a First Look at THE WIZ Broadway-Bound Revival

Get a first look at photos of The Wiz revival coming to Broadway!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:17PM

Your First Look at DCPA's A Christmas Carol 2023 by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Your first look at the DCPA Theatre Company's 2023 production of A Christmas Carol that BroadwayWorld calls “A splendidly festive tradition!” Running now until December 24, 2023. For tic…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:16PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at noon (Broadway Time)
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MOONLIGHT Unearths Truths About Dysfunction and Death by Kim Jackson

Read Kim Jackson's review of Burning Coal's production of Harold Pinter's MOONLIGHT. The post MOONLIGHT Unearths Truths About Dysfunction and Death appeared first on Beltline to Broadway.

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 12:58PM

Photos and Video: Get a 1st Look at the World Premiere of BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical by Andrew Gans

The new musical, penned by David Foster, Susan Birkenhead, and Bob Martin, plays Chicago's CIBC Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/3/23

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/3/2023.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:45PM

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL

Get a first loo at photos and video of Boop! The Betty Boop Musical.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:43PM

She Has the Attention of Dance Companies, and She Is Prepared by Brian Seibert

Amy Hall Garner is readying the new work “Century” for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, on the heels of other premieres and with more to come.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:05PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Amber Ardolino to Join Nick Fradiani in A Beautiful Noise by Darryn King

Amber Ardolino will play Marcia Murphey, Neil Diamond’s second wife, in A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. She will take over the role starting January 2, 2024, replacing Robyn H…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:54AM

Netflix presents Bradley Cooper’s Maestro by Victor L. Schermer

Star, director, co-writer, and co-producer Bradley Cooper’s Maestro, the new Netflix biopic on Leonard Bernstein, has important connections to Philadelphia’s creative life and music. Vic…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:54AM

Brandon Victor Dixon: Soul of Broadway at 54 Below by Elysa Gardner

The musical theater star, currently appearing in "Hell's Kitchen," offered a set that matched the glorious range of his voice The post Brandon Victor Dixon: Soul of Broadway at 54 Below appe…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 11:44AM

David Lawrence and Debbie Gravitte Bringing A Toast to Steve & Eydie to Carnegie Hall by Logan Culwell-Block

Directed by Lonny Price and Matt Cowart, the one-night-only concert featuring a 30-piece orchestra will pay tribute to the legendary duo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

ABT's NUTCRACKER | Segerstrom Center for the Arts by American Ballet Theatre

ABT's THE NUTCRACKER is coming to @SegerstromArts in Costa Mesa, CA for the most magical time of the year! Don't miss ABT's final performances of the 2024 season from December 8–17 at the …

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:34AM

Raymond J. Lee: “She Used To Be Mine” (Waitress) by bwaySHO

Raymond J. Lee at it again with a stunning performance of “She Used To Be Mine” from Waitress: The Musical at 54 Below. I loved the Sweeney Todd reference. Gotta love pie SHOs! 🎥: @…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:23AM

A Theatre of Elsewhere by S.e. Gontarski

For some of us, the critical process, our practice – that is, what we do – is a continuous and contentious intersection of reading, thinking, challenging, transgressing, swerving and wri…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 11:19AM

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 - BroadwayRadio

1) Show and Casting News. Victoria Pedretti to Make Broadway Debut in 'An Enemy of the People' · 2) Playbill Issues Statement on Bizarre Casting Notice ...

SOURCE: Google at 11:18AM

Jaime Lozano's Navidad en Familia by Lincoln Center

Heralded by no less than Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda as “the next big thing on Broadway," Mexican musical multi-hyphenate and Lincoln Center regular Jaime Lozano returns to David Ruben…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:14AM

Camilo Almonacid Play Hotel Happy Sets Off-Broadway World Premiere by Logan Culwell-Block

Colombian sex tourism and a life-size donkey factor into this new work for Houses on the Moon Theater Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:12AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Merrily We Roll Along Will Roll Along on Broadway Some More by Darryn King

It's a hit, and it's sticking around for a bit. The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along will extend performances through July 7, 2024. The production, which stars…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM

dbnAudile Lights The Warehouse Project with Versatile Proteus Rayzor Blade by Michael Eddy

Manchester-based dbnAudile has served as event technology providers for The Warehouse Project ever since the series of popular club nights debuted in 2006. This year, seeking a new linear li…

SOURCE: PLSN at 10:41AM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of the Musical Wonka Prequel Film? by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The prequel to the Roald Dahl favorite stars Timothée Chalamet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

See Who's Joining Bryonha Marie, Major Attaway, and More in Golden at The Green Room 42 by Logan Culwell-Block, Molly Higgins

Full casting has been revealed for the upcoming concert presentation of the new musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Merrily We Roll Along Extends Broadway Run by Margaret Hall, Logan Culwell-Block

Led by Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez, the starry Sondheim revival is playing the Hudson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Reviews: What Do the Critics Think of Madwomen of the West? by Margaret Hall, Andrew Gans

Thomas Caruso directs the New York premiere of Sandra Tsing Loh's comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Amber Ardolino Will Make Her Broadway Principal Debut in A Beautiful Noise by Talaura Harms

The performer will play Neil Diamond's former wife Marcia Murphey in the biomusical beginning next year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Kate Hamill’s The Light and The Dark Will Make World Premiere in 2024 by Andrew Gans

Jade King Carroll will direct for the Chautauqua Theater Company in New York.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Hell’s Kitchen at the Public Theatre by Richard Seff

This s a tough review to write because this new  musical at  the Public Theatre is a prime example of what has happened to Broadway as we approach the middle of  the 21st century. Thi…

SOURCE: onandoffbroadwaytheaterreviews.com at 10:34AM

Second WICKED Movie Will Include Two New Songs

Stephen Schwartz has revealed that the second Wicked movie will include two new songs. The Tony-winning composer revealed that the second part of the film, slated for release in November 202…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:32AM

Introducing Broadway's Next Marcia Murphey | THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE by A Beautiful Noise Musical

Amber Ardolino will be taking over the role of MARCIA MURPHEY on January 2, 2024. The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in a gripping and uplifting new musical. Now…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:15AM

Little Richard: I Am Everything by Trav S.D.

We first posted on “Little Richard” Penniman (1932-2020) back in 2012, and have had occasion to mention the long, tall shadow he cast on American music over 50 times on Travalanche. As a…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:12AM

Barbra Streisand Talks About Her Epic Memoir: ‘God, I Hope People Like This Book… I Forgot What I Wrote 10 Years Ago, When I Started’ by Chris Willman

Hello, beautiful. That’s what some Barbra Streisand fans have been murmuring to their physical editions of “My Name Is Barbra,” her memoir, since it came out one month ago, and over th…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:11AM

Amber Ardolino WIll Join the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE as 'Marcia Murphy' Next Year

Amber Ardolino is joining the cast of A Beautiful Noise next year! Ardolino will play ‘Marcia Murphey’ on Broadway in A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical starting Tuesday, Jan…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:09AM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Life & Times of Michael K at St. Ann's Warehouse? by Margaret Hall

Members of Tony-winning Handspring Puppet Company deliver an emotional story of a man born with a cleft lip and the trials he faces.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Reviews: Read What Critics Think of Gavin Creel Musical Walk On Through by Logan Culwell-Block

Subtitled Confessions of a Museum Novice, the work opened Off-Broadway December 4.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Jodi Benson to Star in Hello, Dolly! in 2024 by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee and Disney favorite will play Dolly Gallagher Levi in a limited run in Orlando, Florida.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Alex Wyse Solo Musical Picking Up Speed Adds Performance by Logan Culwell-Block

The Good Night, Oscar star is bringing his work to the Royal Family Performing Arts Space for a limited engagement.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ receives additional extension by Andy Lefkowitz

The revival will now run through the summer of 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 10:00AM

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Extends Through Summer 2024

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG will extend performances through Sunday, July 7, 2024 at the Hudson Theatre

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:00AM

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Announces Broadway Extension

Merrily We Roll Along announces a Broadway extension though July 7th 2024.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:00AM

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Extends Hit Broadway Run To July by Greg Evans

Merrily We Roll Along, the hit Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, is extending performances through S…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Jodi Benson Will Lead HELLO, DOLLY! in Florida in Summer 2024

Jodi Benson will lead a production of Hello, Dolly! in Florida next year at Encore! Performing Arts. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:55AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui Will Reprise His Performance as Tommy in The Who's Tommy on Broadway by Darryn King

See him, touch him, feel him: The Who's Tommy has its Tommy. Ali Louis Bourzgui will take on the title role in the upcoming Broadway revival of the rock opera, having played the role this …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:48AM

Original Bandit Brent Barret Retires by Michael Eddy

It is with both pride and sadness that Bandit Lites announces that an original Bandit, Brent Barrett, has moved into his richly deserved retirement. Barrett, along with Founder Michael T. St…

SOURCE: PLSN at 09:45AM

Alicia Keys Off Broadway Musical “Hell’s Kitchen” Coming to Broadway in March 2024 by Roger Friedman

Alicia Keys becomes the latest pop star to debut a musical on Broadway. Keys’s “Hell’s Kitchen,” currently at the Public Theater, will

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 09:32AM

THE WHO’S TOMMY Cast’s Their Lead

Ali Louis Bourzgui has been cast as the leading role in The Who’s TOMMY opening on Broadway this spring.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:30AM

GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 by Susan Grace

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Inside The BMI Writer’s Room. by Corine Cohen

Last night, I had the great privilege of covering Inside The Broadway BMI Writer’s room with Bobby and Kristen Anderson Lopez who wrote Frozen. Winnie The Pooh and with Jeff Marx one of my…

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 09:24AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui to Lead Tommy Broadway Revival in Title Role by Logan Culwell-Block

Currently starring in the national tour of Company, Bourzgui will reprise his performance from the rock opera's run at Chicago's Goodman earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM

50 Years Ago: Serpico by Trav S.D.

The release date of the motion picture Serpico (1973) was 50 years ago today. We went back and re-watched this classic of my youth a few months ago, prompted by Isaac Butler’s excellent bo…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:12AM

Waitress: The Musical trailer by bwaySHO

Sugar, butter, flour. Find out what’s inside the Waitress: The Musical trailer starring Sara Bareilles Courtesy of Bleecker Street Films

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:05AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui to Star as Tommy Walker in The Who's TOMMY on Broadway

Ali Louis Bourzgui will play Tommy in the newly reimagined Broadway production of The Who’s TOMMY opening on March 28, 2024.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:00AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui will lead ‘Tommy’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

In this exclusive interview, Bourzgui shares his take on the revival's title character.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 09:00AM

Broadway Finds Its ‘Tommy’: Ali Louis Bourzgui To Reprise Chicago Performance In The Who Musical by Greg Evans

Ali Louis Bourzgui will reprise his acclaimed performance as the title character in The Who’s Tommy when the musical moves from Chicago to Broadway this spring. The casting was announced t…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:00AM

ArtsWest’s ‘Snowed In’ provides holiday cheer with a little kick by Dusty Somers

ArtsWest's new holiday variety show is a charming meta backstage musical, in which a group of artists are trying to finish writing a new holiday variety show.

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 09:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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‘We’re in the now’: how Brussels theatre KVS keeps up to the minute by Chris Wiegand

The Flemish theatre run by Michael De Cock has its own ‘city dramaturg’, functions like a town square and stages shows that reflect a vibrant capital, says the dynamic artistic director …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM

Blythe Daly (Blithe Nightly) by Trav S.D.

Don’t get confused! I don’t mean Blythe Danner or Tyne Daly, but just what I said, Blythe Daly (1901-1965), although I’ve seen many spelling permutations of same, including Blyth Daly,…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:06AM

A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps by Trav S.D.

This is not a review but just a notice that today is the release date for the new documentary A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps. Full disclosure: I have a dog in this hunt! My so…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:06AM

Sally Mayes at The Green Room42 by Barry Gordin

By: Alix Cohen December 5, 2023: Sally Mayes, too rarely on a Manhattan stage, intends this to be the first of four distinctively different cabaret evenings. Heads up. Those of you unini…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:03AM

Revival Meeting Revival: A Review of “The Wiz” at Broadway in Chicago by Dennis Polkow

The Broadway-bound fiftieth-anniversary revival of “The Wiz” gets to the heart of what made “The Wiz” so special: song and dance.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 by Matt Tamanini

Victoria Pedretti Joins ‘An Enemy of the People,’ Additional Casting for ‘Once Upon a Mattress,’ Taub Debuts New ‘Suffs’ Song “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through F…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

‘Humour is our biggest cultural export’: behind the scenes at a groundbreaking Jewish panto by Deborah Linton

A new production in north London is bringing the rhythms of Jewish storytelling, humour and music to the seasonal theatrical staple What else would you call “Britain’s first professional…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

Pacific Overtures review – small Sondheim is beautifully done by Arifa Akbar

Menier Chocolate Factory, LondonCo-production with Osaka company brings 1976 study of American imperialism arriving in Japan to subtle, funny life When Stephen Sondheim’s 1976 musical prem…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

‘Look at the bloody tip!’: Jason Manford blasts messy theatre audiences by Chris Wiegand

The comedian posted a video of the ‘shocking’ amount of litter left behind after his performance in a panto, saying, ‘You wouldn’t treat your own home like that, would you?’ “It�…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

'Waitress' Changed How Sara Bareilles Writes Songs by Broadway Podcast Network

With a filmed version of the Broadway production of "Waitress" hitting theatres, the singer-songwriter-actor reveals all the ways that her involvement in the musical changed her work — and…

SOURCE: www.podtrac.com at 07:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Producers of URINETOWN return to The Hayes with explosive contemporary musical by Aussie Theatre

Heart Strings Theatre Co, producers of last year’s sold out hit Urinetown the Musical, return to The Hayes from 10

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 06:56AM

High Schools in U.K. and U.S. Chosen to Be 1st to Produce School Edition of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway Licensing Global has selected two schools to host pilot productions of the Olivier- and Tony-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:36AM

On the Couch with Nicci Wilks

The post On the Couch with Nicci Wilks appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 06:29AM

Tell Us In 10: Michael Simkins by Wetmkristina

We hear from Michael Simkins, who's currently playing Mr Harrington-Bahr and Hugo McCoyd in Backstairs Billy at the Duke of York's Theatre in the West End. The post Tell Us In 10: Michael Si…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 06:25AM

Review: ‘Islander’ at Chicago Shakespeare is a welcome, beguiling musical visitor from Scotland by Chris Jones

This is a contemporary folk tale inspired by the music and sounds of Scotland, earlier seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM

THE KIT KAT CABARET By Peter Filichia

Has this ever happened before? Go to the August Wilson Theatre, and you’ll see the words “The Kit Kat Club” on all three sides of the marquee. Above it is a two-sided sign that says th…

SOURCE: Masterworks Broadway at 06:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Miss Saigon must close 16 December at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne

The post Miss Saigon must close 16 December at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:49AM

English National Opera announces Greater Manchester will be its new home by Mark Brown North Of England Correspondent

The company, which had a shortlist of five cities, had been told funding was dependent on leaving London English National Opera has chosen Greater Manchester as its future home, a year after…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM

'How to Dance in Ohio' is a Broadway musical starring 7 autistic actors by Jeff Lunden

The musical is an adaptation of a Peabody award-winning HBO documentary — it follows seven young people at a group counseling center in Columbus as they get ready for a big dance.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 05:32AM

Abundant inspiration in Art Gallery of South Australia’s 2024 exhibition program

The post Abundant inspiration in Art Gallery of South Australia’s 2024 exhibition program appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:24AM

Off Broadway, a Vital Part of New York Theater, Feels the Squeeze by Michael Paulson

The small theaters that help make the city a theater capital are cutting back as they struggle to recover from the pandemic.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:18AM

Best Classical Music Performances of 2023 by Zachary Woolfe and Joshua Barone

Feats, farewells and musical treasures in a year of post-pandemic financial pressures.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:01AM

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 5th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 5, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Midnight Murder at Hamlington Hall

The post Midnight Murder at Hamlington Hall appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:19AM

The Angst of Letting Go – Lone Star by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Walter Murphy . . , . Ruth Stage’s production of James McLure’s Lone Star—currently playing at Theatre Row through December 23—is a great example of how a seasoned …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:08AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Hell’s Kitchen by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Carol Rocamora . . . . “This girl is on fire” . . . and so is her show. Hell’s Kitchen, Alicia Keys’s vibrant new bio-musical now playing at the Public Theater, is …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:31AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Bob’s Holiday Office Party by Steven Morris

L-R: Front Chloe Taylor, Rob Elk, Andrea Hutchman; Rear: Pat Towne, Johanna McKay, Judy Heneghan, Mark Fite, Joe Keyes, and Peter Breitmayer at door. (Photo by Louisa Gauerke) Reviewed b…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 02:57AM

“Bob’s Holiday Office Party” Turns 26 by Steven Morris

L-R: Front Chloe Taylor, Rob Elk, Andrea Hutchman; Rear: Pat Towne, Johanna McKay, Judy Heneghan, Mark Fite, Joe Keyes, and Peter Breitmayer at door. (Photo by Louisa Gauerke) A Display …

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 02:31AM

Why the American Theatre Needs Nobel Laureate Jon Fosse by Sarah Cameron Sunde, Samuel Buggeln, Neil Blackadder

By Sarah Cameron Sunde, Samuel Buggeln, Neil Blackadder. This livestreamed event celebrates Jon Fosse with a very short excerpt from one of his plays. We hear from a few artists who collabor…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:06AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Opera Australia announces free livestream of Aida this December by Aussie Theatre

Opera Australia (OA) today announced its critically acclaimed digital production of Aida will be streamed from Brisbane in real time

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 01:45AM

The Art of Connection: Michael Kearns’s “It Must Be Him” by Steven Morris

By G. Bruce Smith Photo by Theresa Kennedy There’s something rather touching about what is revealed when interviewing Michael Kearns, the pioneering gay HIV-positive actor/playwright/act…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 01:42AM

Santasia – A Holiday Comedy by Steven Morris

Omar Heywood and Tara Jean O’Brien (Photo by Brandon Loeser) Reviewed by Martίn Hernández Whitefire Theatre Through December 23 RECOMMENDED Producers, co-directors, writers, and brother…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 01:25AM

It’s a Wonderful Life – On Air by Steven Morris

Kathleen Silverman and Jen Ridgway (Jon Neftali Photography) Reviewed by G. Bruce Smith Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Through Dec. 23 The set-up for It’s a Wonderful Life – On Air is …

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 01:11AM

Miss Saigon must close 16 December at Her Majesty’s Theatre by Aussie Theatre

Hailed as one of the most stunning theatrical experiences of our time, this Australian production of Miss Saigon has earned

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 01:01AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder by Steven Morris

Lauryn Muraida, Charles Keppler and Ashlee Elizabeth Reviewed by F. Kathleen Foley Westchester Playhouse Through December 9 RECOMMENDED The phrase “community theater” evokes a certain a…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 12:45AM

Six: The Musical's Next Queens Take the Throne on Broadway December 5 by Meg Masseron

The new lineup of queens are the third generation of the hit show's principal cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Broadway's The Lion King Welcomes New Young Stars December 5 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

London Return of Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands Begins December 5 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement plays a seven-week engagement at Sadler's Wells before embarking on a U.K. tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Broadway's Christmas Week 2023 Performance Schedule Changes by James Miller

Several shows have canceled and/or added performances during the holiday week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Mary Kathryn Nagle's Manahatta Opens New York Premiere December 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Laurie Woolery is directing the Public Theater production about a young Native woman reconnecting with her ancestral homeland.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Limón Dance Company Honors the Female Perspective in "Women's Stories" by The Dance Enthusiast

"Dance relies on the ever-evolving identities and interpretations of its dancers and their social context. So repertory and the canon must evolve along with its artists. The key question at …

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards