Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

The Artist’s Lab presents The Ultimate Broadway & West End Experience

The post The Artist’s Lab presents The Ultimate Broadway & West End Experience appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Broadway Actress And America's First Black Soap Opera Star Ellen Holly Has Died

Ellen Holly, the first Black person to have a lead role in daytime television, has passed away at 92. She was a theater actress, starred on Broadway, and was a published author. Her autobiog…

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Video: HARMONY Celebrates Hanukkah On Broadway!

The cast of the Barry Manilow/Bruce Sussman musical Harmony celebrated the first night of Hanukkah on Thursday, December 7th with a special post-matinee menorah lighting. See video of t…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Harmony Celebrates Hanukkah by NewYorkTheater

The cast of the Broadway musical "Harmony" celebrates the first night of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, by "lighting" the first candle, and singing the Hebrew prayers.

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42nd Street Show & Tell by Mirvish Productions

Hear the beat of dancing feet ... as we tap tap tap closer to opening night! Here’s a first look at 42nd Street at the Show and Tell media presentation event where we met with some of the …

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Casting announced for the Australian premiere of The Lehman Trilogy

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Lone Star by Tony Marinelli

Probably only David Rabe’s "Sticks and Bones" (part of his Vietnam trilogy that included "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel" and "Streamers") is as demonstrative as "Lone Star" in its dep…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Madwomen of the West by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Playing women of a certain age, four women stars of stage and screen who became famous a while ago play friends of a certain age who meet for a birthday brunch in Sandra Tsing Loh’s "Madwo…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Fall of the Weimar Republic:Dancing on the Precipice by Sandi Durell

From January through May 2024, as the centerpiece of its 2023–2024 season, Carnegie Hall presents Fall of the Weimar Republic: Dancing on the Precipice, an expansive citywide festival exp…

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10 Most Watched Broadway Videos in 2023 by New York Theater

The ten videos below were the most viewed in 2023 of those that I’ve posted either on this blog or on my YouTube channel, @NewYorkTheaterme, arranged in order of popularity. I’m not sur…

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Tony-Winner Jesse Tyler Ferguson To Be Honored At Vineyard Theatre 2024 Gala

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Director Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel are pleased to announce that the Vineyard's Annual Gala will honor Tony Award winning actor Jesse Tyler Fer…

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Special Episode: Sara Bareilles on the Power of ‘Waitress’ by Matt Tamanini

On todays’ episode, Grace Aki is in conversation with the composer and star of “Waitress: The Musical.” Sara Bareilles talks about her incredible journey with the show from composer to…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Harmony Celebrates First Night of Hanukkah by Sandi Durell

The cast of the Barry Manilow/Bruce Sussman musical Harmony celebrated the first night of Hanukkah on Thursday, December 7th with a special post-matinee menorah lighting outside the Bar…

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Everything You Need To Succeed as a Graduate Student

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Jersey Boys to strut into QPAC in February 2024

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Nyla Sostre: “Independently Owned” (Shucked) by bwaySHO

Nyla Sostre gives a stunning performance of “Independently Owned” from Shucked. Filmed & edited by @bwaySHO

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Tweed Regional Gallery welcomes new Director

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Jonah, a New Play About Fantasy and Survival, Sets Dates for World Premiere Off-Broadway by Darryn King

Jonah, a new play by Rachel Bonds and directed by Danya Taymor, has set the dates for its off-Broadway world premiere. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will begin preview performanc…

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Charity Angél Dawson will join ‘& Juliet’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

Dawson spoke to Broadway News about joining the Tony-nominated musical in January 2024.

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KISHUX Exhibition at The Public Theater by The Public Theater

KISHUX, a homecoming of ancestral seeds to Lenapehoking, comes to The Public in conversation with Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play Manahatta, the story of a young Native woman reconnecting with h…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Photos: Dacre Stoker Attends 100th Performance of Off-Broadway's Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Andrew Gans, Meg Masseron

The great grandnephew of writer Bram Stoker said his "uncle would have loved this. It’s just wonderful.”

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The First (Unused) Follies Poster Art Was Modeled on Dolly Parton by Talaura Harms

In his new book Poster Child, artist David Edward Byrd shares how he created the iconic posters for the original productions of Follies, Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors, and many others.

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Jon Fosse Wants to Say the Unsayable by Alex Marshall

The prolific Norwegian is the rarest of recent literary prize winners: an author and playwright in thrall to the divine.

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An Axemas Story by Joel Benjamin

Despite its fairy-tale plot, Axemas isn’t really suitable for children because of language and sexual situations, but everyone else will find something amusing in this rag-taggle productio…

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Charity Angél Dawson Joins & Juliet as First Angélique Replacement by Darryn King

There’s a new nurse in Verona. Charity Angél Dawson will join the cast of & Juliet as Juliet's nurse and confidant Angélique. Her first performance at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre wi…

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Encore Run of Rachel Bloom's Death, Let Me Do My Show Begins Off-Broadway December 7 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer and star brings her musical stage show to the Orpheum Theatre for a four-week run.

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Waitress Stage Film, Starring Sara Bareilles, Hits Movie Theatres Beginning December 7 by Logan Culwell-Block

Filmed live on Broadway, the Tony-nominated musical comes to the big screen via Bleecker Street and Fathom Events.

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Gabby Beans and Hagan Oliveras Will Lead Jonah Off-Broadway by Talaura Harms

Roundabout Theatre Company produces the world premiere of the Rachel Bonds play.

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Ludacris Joins Producing Team for New Broadway Musical How to Dance in Ohio by Meg Masseron, Margaret Hall

The coming-of-age musical follows the challenges faced by a group of autistic young adults at an Ohio counseling center.

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Heartstopper’s Joe Locke makes Broadway debut! by bwaySHO

Heartstopper’s Joe Locke makes Broadway debut in Sweeney Todd starting January 31st!

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Video: Learn All About AMDA- Where Artists Create

Looking to continue your education in the arts? Look no further than AMDA, the lead sponser of BroadwayWorld's Next On Stage. In this video, watch as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge checks in …

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Ludacris and Paula Abdul Join HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Producing Team

Multi-Grammy Award winning music icons Ludacris and Paula Abdul have joined P3 Productions, and Tony Award-winning entertainment mini-studio Level Forward, on the producing team of …

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12 things to do in the Seattle area this weekend by Sarah-Mae McCullough

From rainy-day hikes to the best Christmas movies, here's the latest on events, activities and more things to do in the Seattle area.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Old Friends and Animal Adoption: Inside Bernadette Peters' London Adventure by Dylan Parent

The Tony Award winner is currently making her West End debut and launching the British version of Broadway Barks, West End Woofs.

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Buddy’s back in the FAC production of ‘Elf the Musical’ by April Tooke

Strong leads level out a sometimes-uneven production in the Springs The post Buddy’s back in the FAC production of ‘Elf the Musical’ appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

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Harmony's Julie Benko Performs "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" by Playbill

The Harmony star Julie Benko stopped by Playbill Studio with husband and pianist Jason Yeager to perform the holiday standard, which is on her newly released holiday EP, Christmas With You.

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Adele Reveals What Bette Midler Told Her About Broadway: 'It's Not a F*cking Joke'

Adele reveals that she has never received 'an actual offer' to do Broadway, but recalls what musical icon Bette Midler told her about the experience. While Adele still does not see herself c…

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Thinking Outside the Black Box by Rex Daugherty

By Rex Daugherty. Rex Daugherty offers a guide for theatremakers who want to produce theatre in nontraditional spaces, sharing the experiences of Washington, DC’s Solas Nua. 

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Strengthening International Exchange in Turbulent Times

By . On 9 August 2023, the International Presenting Commons (IPC) and the Edinburgh International Festival gathered an invited, international group of presenters, producers, artists, and …

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Jennifer Lopez to Star in KISS OF THE SPIDER-WOMAN Movie Musical

Kiss of the Spider-Woman will be making its way to the big screen with Jennifer Lopez in the title role.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Hell’s Kitchen by Elyse Trevers

On the surface, Ali, the main character in the new show “Hell’s Kitchen” at The Public Theater directed by Michael Greif, is a typical 17 year old girl with an easily relatable problem…

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Weena Pauly And Katie Workum Present MONSTER MOURNING at Kestrels

Join Weena Pauly and Katie Workum as they present 'Monster Mourning' at Kestrels in Brooklyn, NY. This performance combines kinetic dancing, stories, and songs to explore themes of friendshi…

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Why critics should still review low-budget, not-great works of art by Lily Janiak

Though not without its hiccups, indie show “A Nightmare on Elm St Holiday Special” is sure to titillate horror fans and indie theater aficionados.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

'The Homecoming' review – Harold Pinter's provocative play remains both menacing and elliptical by Matt Wolf

Nicolas Tennant is a standout in starry revival of Pinter's breakout play, here directed by Matthew Dunster and with Joe Cole as Lenny and Jared Harris as Max

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Cole Escola To Make Off-Broadway Debut In OH MARY!

Cole Escola will be making their Off-Broadway debut in Oh Mary! at the Lucille Lortel Theatre this winter.

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Lincoln Center Presents Free and Choose-What-You-Pay Events by Lincoln Center

Experience boundary-blurring presentations in music, dance, visual art, comedy, spoken word, and multidisciplinary collaborations from around the world that build upon the eclectic mix of cr…

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Gabby Beans, Samuel Henry Levine & More to Star in JONAH at Roundabout Theatre Company

Roundabout Theatre Company has revealed the complete cast for the world premiere of Jonah by Rachel Bonds, directed by Danya Taymor.

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Matthew Scott Will Join Cast of Signature's Ragtime by Andrew Gans

Matthew Gardiner directs the Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical at the D.C.-area theatre.

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See Who's Starring in London's Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical by Margaret Hall

The jukebox musical is filled with ‘90s pop classics from Britney Spears, Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, TLC, Natalie Imbruglia, The Verve, *NSYNC, R.E.M and more.

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Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. Check o…

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MANAHATTA Comes Home, Late But Still Rich in Relevance

Theatrely's review of Manhatta at the Public.

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Photos: DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES Gets Ready for Broadway

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of Days of Wine and Roses, starring Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James. Check out photos as the full company meets the press!

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Sarah Paulson, Elle Fanning and the Appropriate Cast Talk (Unhappy) Family Matters by Darryn King

This December, Appropriate opens at Broadway’s Hayes Theater, starring Sarah Paulson, Elle Fanning, Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold and Michael Esper. The play by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins centers …

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Theatre Review: ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ at The Hippodrome Theatre by Sue Tilberry

The audience arrives in Baltimore, decked out in red, black, and sequins and is expecting to be entertained. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”—the touring, Tony Award-winning Broadway show w…

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Count Down to Christmas 2023 with Deborah Cox

The holidays are upon us and BroadwayWorld is continuing our favorite annual tradition of celebrating the holiday season with a 12 Days of Christmas countdown. This year we've invited the o…

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The life and rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah – video obituary

The British poet has died at the age of 65. He was diagnosed with a brain tumour eight weeks ago, his Instagram page stated. The post read: ‘Through an amazing career including a huge body…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at noon (Broadway Time)

21 Years After Penelope Chilvers Created Her Design Brand It Remains A Global Favorite With Fans In The Royal Family by Jeryl Brunner

This design dynamo helped transform the riding boot into a stylish classic worn by the Catherine, Princess of Wales.

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‘Our Life in Art’ Review: Stanislavski’s Work and Times by Laura Cappelle

In Paris, a new production from Richard Nelson imagines a day on tour with Konstantin Stanislavski’s theater company in 1923, but misses the historical context.

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Review: In ‘The Salvagers,’ a Battered Family Finds Strength by Laura Collins-Hughes

Harrison David Rivers’s new drama, featuring a strong cast, is having its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theater.

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Proteus Excalibur and Proteus Maximus Shape the Look and Feel of Wacken Open Air 2023 by Frank Hammel

Jerry Appelt creates classic Wacken lighting architecture on the “Holy Ground” with weatherproof moving lights As many know, real Wacken fans don’t let the weather stop them. It’s no…


Today on Broadway: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 - BroadwayRadio 1) Jennifer Lopez Attached to 'Kiss of the ...

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Product Reviews for Back to the Future the Musical - Save the Clock Tower Tote - Playbill Store

If you're heading Back to the Future, don't forget to pack for the trip! Rock this Save the Clock Tower Tote! This tote is made of cotton and ...

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Lookingglass Alice on PBS: the White Knight Clip by TheaterMania

Lookingglass Theatre Company, HMS Media, and PBS are broadcasting Lookingglass Alice nationwide for the first time this winter. Described as “Alice in Wonderland meets Cirque du Soleil” …

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Constance Wu Sings Somewhere That's Green" from Little Shop of Horrors by TheaterMania

Little Shop of Horrors has released a stripped-down rendition of "Somewhere That's Green" sung by the production's current Audrey, Constance Wu. Wu is accompanied by Will Van Dyke and Nate B…

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At Wheat Ridge Theatre, a comic holiday murder mystery by Eric Fitzgerald

‘A Christmas Cactus’ features a strong cast in a different kind of show for the season The post At Wheat Ridge Theatre, a comic holiday murder mystery appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

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Roxy Cook’s A Woman Walks into a Bank at Theatre 503: Sublimely Beguiling Account of Everyday Life in Twenty-First Century Moscow by Aleks Sierz

The recent news that Russia’s Supreme Court has banned the “international LGBT movement”, describing it as an “extremist organisation” and raiding nightclubs frequented by gay peop…

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Reviews: See What Critics Have to Say About Boop! The Betty Boop Musical in Chicago by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Jasmine Amy Rogers stars in the David Foster, Susan Birkenhead, and Bob Martin-penned musical.

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How to Dance in Ohio's Caesar Samayoa Shares Update on Injury: 'I Have a Harry Potter Mark...But the Show Goes On!' by Meg Masseron, Margaret Hall

Samayoa sustained an injury during yesterday evening's performance, but has been cleared to perform ahead of the show's opening this weekend.

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Betsy Aidem and the Prayer for the French Republic Cast on Tackling Big Questions on Broadway by Darryn King

On December 19, Prayer for the French Republic begins its Broadway run at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Telling the interconnected stories of a Jewish couple in 1940s…

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Jennifer Lopez to Star in Kiss of the Spider Woman Movie by Darryn King

Jennifer Lopez will star in the movie adaptation of Kander and Ebb’s Kiss of the Spider Woman, Variety has reported, in the role played by Chita Rivera on Broadway. The movie is to be writ…

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Bidding Farewell to Some Like It Hot With Queen of the Bandstand, NaTasha Yvette Williams by Hayley Levitt

After over a year on Broadway, Some Like It Hot takes its final bow at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre on December 30. Based on the classic 1959 film, the musical features a jazzy score by Marc…

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Super sexy ‘SIX’ lights up the Buell with a high-powered history lesson by Alex Miller

It’s a pop concert-musical featuring the wives of Henry VIII The post Super sexy ‘SIX’ lights up the Buell with a high-powered history lesson appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

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Mark Jacoby Answers Fan's Question: Michael | 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…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Promises, Promises gets a rare revival with Blank Theatre by Kerry Reid

Don’t ask me how many times I’ve seen Billy Wilder’s Academy Award-winning 1960 film The Apartment. I honestly couldn’t tell you. I can tell you it’s my favorite movie, and it shou…

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La Banda Chuska Live by Lincoln Center

La Banda Chuska merges the sounds of vintage Peruvian cumbia and psychedelic chicha with 1960s Latin American and Middle Eastern surf rock. They then add a dose of the surreal intensity of N…

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/7/2023

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/7/2023 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Theatre Projects mourns loss of founder, industry trailblazer Richard Pilbrow by Michael Eddy

Richard Pilbrow (1933-2023), our friend and founder, passed away the evening of December 6, 2023. Richard was a vital force in the theatre—a celebrated Broadway and West End lighting desi…


Cole Escola to Make Off-Broadway Debut as Mary Todd Lincoln in Oh, Mary! by Logan Culwell-Block

Sam Pinkleton will direct the dark comedy at the Lucille Lortel.

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Video: Watch Little Shop of Horrors Star Constance Wu Go 'Somewhere That's Green' by Andrew Gans

The hit revival of the Alan Menken and Howard Ashman musical continues at the Westside Theatre.

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The Other Cinderella still has soul and sparkle to spare by Kerry Reid

It’s been a minute since I’ve visited the Kingdom of Other: 13 years, to be precise. The last time I saw Jackie Taylor’s The Other Cinderella was in 2010, before Black Ensemble Theater…

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Charity Angél Dawson To Join & JULIET On Broadway

Charity Angél Dawson will be taking on the role of Angélique in the Broadway Cast of & Juliet.

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It all started when Gregory Maguire realized what many of us should have noticed when we first saw THE WIZARD...Continue Reading The post WICKED: THE EMERALD CITY IN THE CRESCENT CITY appear…

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Islander loops together a minimalist but enchanting Celtic tale by Kerry Reid

If Laurie Anderson had done a mash-up of Scott O’Dell’s young adult classic Island of the Blue Dolphins and the 1994 John Sayles Celtic magic realist film, The Secret of Roan Inish, the …

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The Buttcracker plays it naughty and nice by Emily McClanathan

Fast becoming a staple of Chicago’s alternative holiday entertainment scene, The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque is back for a seventh year of tinseled twerking and tasseled twirling. …

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Broadway's New Year's Week 2024 Performance Schedule Changes by James Miller

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

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Cast Set for U.K. Premiere of Nachtland, Directed by Patrick Marber by Andrew Gans

Marius von Mayenburg's satire, translated by Maja Zade, will play the Young Vic.

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Charity Angél Dawson to Join Broadway's & Juliet by Meg Masseron

Dawson succeeds Melanie La Barrie in the role of Nurse Angelíque.

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Heartstopper's Joe Locke Will Make Broadway Debut in Sweeney Todd as Tobias by Darryn King

Joe Locke will make his Broadway debut in Sweeney Todd as Tobias Ragg, taking the stage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre beginning January 31, 2024. He will take over the role from Daniel Marcon…

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Raúl Esparza To Lead The World Premiere Production of GALILEO Musical at Berkeley Rep

Raúl Esparza to play Galileo in new musical. directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer.

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Halle Bailey and Rachel Zegler on Becoming Disney Princesses, Singing Live on Set and Blocking Out Toxic Fans: ‘Stay Grateful and Ignore the Hate’ by William Earl

Shortly after Halle Bailey and Rachel Zegler were crowned real-life Disney princesses, they met for the first time at a ball — the 2021 Met Gala, to be exact. It was the beginning not only…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 10am (Broadway Time)

The Enormous Crocodile review – Roald Dahl’s dastardly reptile stalks the stage by Chris Wiegand

Leeds PlayhouseThis production for over-fours has clever touches, lively performances and splendid puppets but the songs and the story grow monotonous The ravenous, toothy croc in Roald Dahl…

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‘A hero to millions’: Benjamin Zephaniah remembered by Michael Rosen, Kae Tempest and more by Michael Rosen, Kae Tempest, Carol Ann Duffy, Colin Grant and Joseph Coelho

The acclaimed writer and poet for children and adults has died aged 65. Here, leading contemporaries pay tribute • A sandy place, a recipe for a nation and a Christmas plea: three poems by…

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Even goblins can’t chase away Hershel‘s Hanukkah fun by Matt Simonette

Things get meta pretty quickly when you walk into the theater of Chicago Loop Synagogue to see Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. Cast members come out to schmooze with the audience members (…

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The Golden Girls Save Xmas is festive, raunchy, and heartwarming by Albert Williams

Hell in a Handbag Productions serves up a hefty helping of Christmas camp in this new episode of its “The Golden Girls: Lost Episodes” franchise, which purports to feature never-broadcas…

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31 Days of Holiday Cheer: The Hadestown Fates Sing '8 Days (of Hanukkah)' by Talaura Harms

Tune in every day this month as we share holiday music videos from our favorite Broadway stars, as well as a few new original videos.

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David Rockwell Joins Architectural Digest Hall of Fame; Also Receives Interior Design's First-Ever Icon Award by Meg Masseron

The Tony Award-winning designer has set the scenes of dozens of Broadway productions, including Into the Woods, She Loves Me, Kiss Me Kate, and more.

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Music Theatre International Releases Trevor: The Musical for Licensing by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on the Oscar-winning 1994 short film, the musical centers on a queer middle schooler in 1981.

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Ben Whishaw and Lucian Msamati to Star in West End Revival of Waiting for Godot by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement will play the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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Educational Theatre Foundation Launches Program Sending High School Students to Broadway Shows by Logan Culwell-Block

The program is kicking off by sending NYC and New Jersey high schoolers to Broadway's Purlie Victorious.

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Heartstopper's Joe Locke to Make Broadway Debut in Sweeney Todd by Molly Higgins

Locke will begin performances as Tobias Ragg in January.

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John Garberson Opens Doors at Desert Sky Music Festival with CHAUVET Professional by Frank Hammel

CHANDLER, AZ – At times it seemed that everything that could go wrong would go wrong at the one-day Desert Sky Music Festival. Not only did rain delay the 2pm start of the first act by ov…


GRACE NOTES: Thursday, December 7, 2023 by Susan Grace

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Charity Angél Dawson Joins the Cast of & JULIET in January

Charity Angél Dawson is joining the cast of & Juliet! Dawson will star as Angélique, beginning performances on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

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Caveman Play lets the audience decide the course of humanity by Dmitry Samarov

Clare Brennan directs Savannah Reich’s 2017 silly/smart comedy about the dawn of civilization—and the audience gets to decide how it works out in the end. Dandelion (Tess Galbiati) and R…

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Registration is Now Open for USITT24 in Seattle by Frank Hammel

Registration is now open for USITT24, set for March 20-23, 2024 in Seattle. The event promises  education, networking events, recruitment opportunities, and the Expo floor along with reimag…


BROADWAY EATS with Robert Bannon by Matt Smith

The theatrical jack-of-all-trades picks his fave food spots in the Theatre District ahead of a fun and festive evening of entertainment at Chelsea Table + Stage. Though we understand their c…

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‘Heartstopper’ star Joe Locke to make Broadway debut in ‘Sweeney Todd’ by Andy Lefkowitz

Locke will join the Tony Award-nominated revival in January.

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Heartstopper's Joe Locke Will Make Broadway Debut in SWEENEY TODD

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Joe Locke, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit show “Heartstopper,” will make his Broadway debut this January in the Tony Award-nominated revival of…

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Joe Locke, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit show “Heartstopper,” will be joining the Broadway cast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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‘Heartstopper’ Star Joe Locke To Make Broadway Debut In Hit ‘Sweeney Todd’ by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Heartstopper breakout star Joe Locke will make his Broadway debut next month when he joins the cast of the hit Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber…

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Jennifer Lopez to Star in Kiss of the Spider Woman Movie Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

Dreamgirls and Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon will direct the Kander and Ebb musical on screen.

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Nick Fradiani Brings Childhood Memories of Neil Diamond to A Beautiful Noise by Darryn King

Nick Fradiani, the singer-songwriter and Season 14 American Idol winner, was three or four years old when he first saw Neil Diamond live—his first concert experience. If Fradiani was to…

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Photos: Inside THE COLOR PURPLE Premiere With Oprah Winfrey, Ariana DeBose & More

Attendees included the cast of The Color Purple, including Danielle Brooks, Taraji P. Henson, Colman Domingo, Halle Bailey, Ciara, H.E.R., and Phylicia Pearl Mpasi. Also present were Oprah W…

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Video: Constance Wu Performs 'Somewhere That's Green' From LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Little Shop of Horrors has released a stripped-down rendition of 'Somewhere That's Green' sung by the production's current Audrey, Constance Wu. Wu is accompanied by Will Van Dyke and Nate …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:50AM

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE's Michael Imperioli Opens a Bar in Manhattan

Michael Imperioli, star of The Sopranos and White Lotus, who will soon make his Broadway debut in An Enemy of the People, has opened a bar in Manhattan!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:41AM

“Feed Me, Seymour!” An Exclusive Interview with Corbin Bleu from “Little Shop of Horrors” by Lisa Monde

Little Shop of Horrors is a famous rock musical by Alan Menken, with the book and lyrics written by Howard Ashman, based on the horror comedy film directed by Roger Corman (1960) – and in …

SOURCE: at 09:35AM

Constance Wu and Corbin Bleu Will Depart LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in January

Constance Wu and Corbin Bleu are set to depart Little Shop of Horrors next month. The duo will perform the roles of Seymour and Audrey through January 28, 2024 only.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:34AM

Sara Bareilles Wants Kelly Clarkson to Star in WAITRESS

Sara Bareilles sat down with Kelly Clarkson this morning to discuss Waitress: the Musical, coming to theaters. The Tony nominee discussed how the film is a bookend to her time starring in Wa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:29AM

Holidaze Wishes: Local artist Ashley Zimmerman talks about the seasonal Cirque Dreams show by Debra Danese

A whimsical, Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistry The post Holidaze Wishes: Local artist Ashley Zimmerman talks about the seasonal Cirque Dreams show appeared fir…

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Review Roundup: BOOP! THE BETTY BOOP MUSICAL Opens Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago

Get ready for Betty! BOOP! The Betty Boop Musical has officially opened its pre-Broadway run in Chicago at the CIBC Theatre. The reviews are coming in now. Find out what the critics are sayi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:15AM

The Chain - Fleetwood Mac ('70s Jazz Cover) ft. Tawanda by Postmodernjukebox

“The Chain” by Fleetwood Mac '70s Fusion Jazz cover by Postmodern Jukebox ft. Tawanda. Get The Song: | Subscribe: World Tour Tix: htt…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:08AM

For start of Hannukah, our song "Put Your Pain In the Hands of a Jew" - video with Hannukah images by Fred Landau

In the spirit of the old line about what many Jewish holidays have in common, "They tried to destroy us, they didn't destroy us, let's eat!" -  "Put Your Pain In the Hands of a Jew (or a F…

SOURCE: Music and Comedy at 09:05AM

Tomorrow: A Burlesque Christmas Carol by Trav S.D.

On the off chance that you thought things were getting too treacly ’round here, here’s news of a show that really puts the “X” back in “X-mas”. Burlesque jack-of-all-trades Jonny…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:02AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Review: ‘Boop! The Musical’ opens in Chicago with a new Broadway star, far from a cartoon by Chris Jones

The relatively unknown Jasmine Amy Rogers turns in an astonishing performance at the heart of “Boop! the Musical” in its pre-Broadway opening, directed by Jerry Mitchell.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 08:37AM

Deeksha Gaur’s first 100 days leading TDF by Ruthie Fierberg

The new executive director of the audience-facing nonprofit offers her initial assessment of where TDF is and its next steps in expanding audiences for Broadway and beyond. 

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:00AM

TREVOR: THE MUSICAL Is Now Available for Licensing

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has announced that Trevor: The Musical is now available for licensing.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:00AM

Friendship and Whales: A Review of “Islander” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater by Mary Wisniewski

It’s a sweet story, beautifully performed, about a friendship between two teenage girls. One of them is a mermaid or selkie who takes care of whales.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 by Matt Tamanini

JLo to Lead ‘Kiss of the Spiderwoman’ Film, ‘Home’ Announces Broadway Revival Dates, Esparza to Lead New Musical “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hi…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Celebrating 15 Years of Celebrity Interviews - Part 2 #Shorts #ShortsVideo by Call Me Adam

December 6, 2023 marked Call Me Adam's 15 Year Anniversary! The celebration continues as I spotlight a few more of the 1,500 artists & performers I have spoken to over the years. In this …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:53AM

‘Waitress: The Musical’ Review: A Big-Screen Helping of a Broadway Hit by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Sara Bareilles is the heart and soul of this live capture of her musical.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:02AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Ben Whishaw and Lucian Msamati to star in West End production of Waiting for Godot by Chris Wiegand

Actors to make ‘merry mischief’ in Samuel Beckett’s play at Theatre Royal Haymarket in September Ben Whishaw is to star in a new London production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for God…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36AM

British poet Benjamin Zephaniah dies aged 65 by Ella Creamer

The dub poet and author of collections including Talking Turkeys has died of a brain tumour Benjamin Zephaniah, British poet whose work often addressed political injustice, has died aged 65.…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 7th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 7, 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
Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Gardens of Anuncia by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Carol Rocamora . . . . A garden. What an ideal metaphor for an artistic life . . .  It’s a place where creativity blossoms, where memories grow, where others are buried.…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:49AM

Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical announces London Premiere cast by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for the London premiere of Cruel Intentions: The 90's Musical at The Other Palace. This post Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical announces London …

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A celebration of queer performance art, fashion and Leigh Bowery’s legacy as a global queer icon

The post A celebration of queer performance art, fashion and Leigh Bowery’s legacy as a global queer icon appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Celebrating 10 years of New Breed – the leading showcase of Australian choreographic talent

The post Celebrating 10 years of New Breed – the leading showcase of Australian choreographic talent appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Heard the one about the 80 banana skins? The chaotic world of comedy props by Rachael Healy

From Bill O’Neill’s slippery skins to Grubby Little Mitts’ ping-pong eyeballs, performers explain why their comedy leans on more than a mic stand ‘I have this illusion that I’m in …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:13AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Red Bucket Follies raises $4,553,203 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Andy Lefkowitz

The variety show, a bookend to fall post-show fundraising, returned after a four-year pandemic hiatus.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 12:49AM

Three More Reasons to Love New York by Wendy Caster

New York Magazine's annual "Reasons to Love New York" issue came out at just the right time for this review. After three successive evenings experiencing amazing talent and creativity in New…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:48AM

Six the Musical celebrates 1000 performances at Vaudville Theatre, London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Six the Musical celebrates 1000 performances at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End. This post Six the Musical celebrates 1000 performances at Vaudville Theatre, Lond…

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New City Players’ A Blast From The Past in A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play by Bill Hirschman

By Britin Haller Is there any literary character portrayed more than Ebenezer Scrooge? There are, but not many. The miserly grinch has been interpreted over many decades in myriad incarnatio…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 12:32AM

Reuben Kaye's The Butch Is Back Begins European Tour December 7 by Margaret Hall

The drag performer is taking his autobiographical cabaret show on the road.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club News – Jake Shears and Rebecca Lucy Taylor extend for final time by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Jake Shears and Rebecca Lucy Taylor extend their runs for the final time in the award-winning musical Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. This post Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club News …

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The Broadway Beat's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – The holidays are here again, and again you’re rushing to find some last-minute presents...

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BREAKING: He’s Making a List, He’s Checking It Twice, He’s Gonna Find Out if You’re Non-Equity by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NORTH POLE - Santa Claus is coming to town! You best believe he’s making a list, he’s checking twice, and...

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Booked and Blessed: The Broadway Subreddit Approved My Request to Join! by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. Brentwood, TN - When I was growing up, I always dreamed of “making it" on Broadway. I’d watch the Tony...

SOURCE: at 12:00AM

GROUNDBREAKING! Jukebox Musical Markets Itself as “Broadway’s Biggest Party” by Broadway Beat

by Emily Claypoole. @playdohpoole. NEW YORK, NY - In a shocking turn of events, [PUNNY SHOW NAME], a jukebox musical featuring the music...

SOURCE: at 12:00AM

All that Chat

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