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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Personal memories of love and loss in Anthony Rapp’s ‘Without You’ Off-Broadway at New World Stages by Deb Miller

When Anthony Rapp auditioned for a workshop production of Jonathan Larson’s soon-to-be smash hit RENT in September 1994, he was twenty-two years old and working a survival job at Starbucks…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Broadway’s Jessica Vosk by Deb Miller

As part of her two-month sixteen-cities concert tour starting this month and running through March, Broadway star and acclaimed singer Jessica Vosk will make her DC debut on Tuesday, Februar…

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Monday, January 23, 2023

Big truths and huge laughs in ‘Colin Quinn: Small Talk’ at Off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre by Deb Miller

There’s nothing undersized or trivial about Colin Quinn: Small Talk, the new stand-up comedy show written and performed by the Brooklyn native – “okay, Park Slope” (one of the most d…

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

A fabricated view of ‘The Collaboration’ between Warhol and Basquiat at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Deb Miller

In 2012, writer Damian Weber published a compendium of every entry about Jean-Michel Basquiat from The Andy Warhol Diaires; they spanned just over four years, from 1982-1986. He did it, he …

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Thursday, January 19, 2023

Creator and producer Travis Nesbitt previews the world premiere of ‘The Girl Band Project’ at NYC’s 54 Below by Deb Miller

A brand-new act is making its debut at 54 Below this month, featuring three alums from such iconic Broadway shows as Something Rotten, Jersey Boys, and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. An offs…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Will Swenson and the music of Neil Diamond dazzle in ‘A Beautiful Noise’ at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre by Deb Miller

Jukebox bio-musicals have become a staple on Broadway, with an enthusiastic audience base of fans of the music and the stars that inspire them. The latest in the genre, now playing at the Br…

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Memories of the AIDS epidemic triggered by the COVID lockdown in ‘Not About Me’ at NYC’s Theater for the New City by Deb Miller

With the shutdown of theaters, sheltering in place, and isolation during the first two and a half years of the COVID-19 pandemic came a lot of time to think. For Cuban American playwright, d…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Winners announced for NYC’s 2023 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre by Deb Miller

The Kleban Foundation – established in 1988, under the will of Edward L. Kleban (best known as the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist of the musical A Chorus Line) – has announced …

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Friday, January 13, 2023

Migguel Anggelo’s emotional journey to an authentic self in ‘LatinXoxo’ at NYC’s Joe’s Pub by Deb Miller

This year marks the eighteenth annual installment of The Public Theater’s internationally renowned Under the Radar Festival celebrating innovative new theater from around the world, while …

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Mid-century songs of love and longing from the masterful ‘John Lloyd Young: Broadway’s Jersey Boy’ at NYC’s 54 Below by Deb Miller

Tony and Grammy winner John Lloyd Young, who originated the lead role of Frankie Valli in both the iconic Broadway musical Jersey Boys and the Warner Bros film adaptation directed by Clint E…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NYC Broadway Week returns January 17-February 12, with select 2-for-1 tickets by Deb Miller

Sales are now open for the return of NYC Broadway Week, the twice-a-year two-for-one offering of tickets to select performances of live theater on the Broadway stage. Produced by NYC & C…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Laughs and lies drive the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ at Broadway’s The Hayes by Deb Miller

Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Between Riverside and Crazy, written and set in 2014, is the latest of several Pulitzer Prize-winning shows to take the Broadway stage this season. Presented by Seco…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Disturbing vision of the state of theater and humanity in ‘Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel’ Off-Broadway at SoHo Playhouse by Deb Miller

As part of the fifteenth season of its International Fringe Encore Series, SoHo Playhouse is presenting a limited nine-performance engagement of Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel, an award-winn…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 12:03PM
Monday, January 2, 2023

Broadway productions of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ and ‘Chicago’ set new records by Deb Miller

At a time when the theater world is struggling to regain its audiences and to find its footing after reopening following the long pandemic hiatus, a total of fifteen Broadway productions wil…

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

Erik Ransom is making the holidays merry and gay! by Deb Miller

Winner of London’s Off-West End Award in 2019 for GRINDR the Opera, his original musical inspired by the gay dating app, NYC-based New Jersey native Erik Ransom has continued his witty and…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ co-star Justin Cooley by Deb Miller

The prodigiously talented Justin Cooley, who just graduated high school in 2021, is accumulating those proverbial fifteen minutes upon fifteen minutes of fame with no end in sight! Originall…

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

History-making production of ‘Ohio State Murders’ at Broadway’s James Earl Jones Theatre by Deb Miller

This month’s opening of Ohio State Murders made history as both the inaugural production at the newly renovated and renamed James Earl Jones Theatre (formerly the Cort) and the belated Bro…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Hilarious high-energy musical reimagining of ‘Some Like It Hot’ raises the temperature at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre by Deb Miller

Based on the 1935 French film Fanfare of Love, Billy Wilder’s 1959 Hollywood screwball comedy Some Like It Hot, starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, and Marilyn Monroe, has been named the fu…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 11:40PM
Monday, December 12, 2022

A heartwarming Off-Broadway musical adaptation of ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ at Irish Rep by Deb Miller

One of the most beloved works of prose by Welsh writer and poet Dylan Thomas (1914-53), A Child’s Christmas in Wales was begun in the 1940s, first recorded by the author for his BBC Radio …

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Sunday, December 11, 2022

Feeling good with ‘Mark William: Technicolor Dreams’ at NYC’s The Green Room 42 by Deb Miller

A sold-out star-studded house welcomed the return of Mark William to The Green Room 42 with his latest show Technicolor Dreams, a smartly curated cabaret of songs and reflections that expres…

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Friday, December 9, 2022

The Fled’s wildly creative and hilariously haunting ‘SERIALS’ at NYC’s The Flea by Deb Miller

Originally created by Dominic Spillane and Stephen Stout and further developed by members of The Flea Theater’s former resident artist companies, the popular late-night episodic play compe…

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Thursday, December 8, 2022

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…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Broadway’s no-holds-barred absurdist farce ‘Ain’t No Mo’’ screams out, Oh yes there is by Deb Miller

With this month’s opening of Ain’t No Mo’ at the Belasco Theatre, 27-year-old Obie-winning creator and performer Jordan E. Cooper made history in his debut as the youngest playwright o…

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Monday, December 5, 2022

The arduous journey of Chinese immigrants to San Francisco in ‘The Far Country’ at Off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company by Deb Miller

On May 6, 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act – the only federal legislation ever implemented to prohibit all members of a specific nationality or ethnicity from immigrating to the United Stat…

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Immersive multimedia musical ‘KPOP’ electrifies Broadway’s Circle in the Square by Deb Miller

When an earlier version of KPOP opened Off-Broadway in the Fall of 2017, it played to sold-out houses and was the recipient of multiple awards. Now on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatr…

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Christmas favorites return this month to NYC’s Lincoln Center by Deb Miller

Celebrate the joy of the Christmas season this month at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with a selection of three of NYC’s most iconic holiday traditions, from classic ballet to ora…

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

A first-class trip down ‘Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road’ Off-Broadway at The York by Deb Miller

In keeping with its dedication to the development of new musicals and the rediscovery of musical gems from the past, the iconic catalogue of one of the greatest composers from the early year…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Insights into their December shows in NYC from Migguel Anggelo, Jaime Lozano, and Florencia Cuenca by Deb Miller

Beginning this week, two original musical productions from multi-talented Latin American artists will open in NYC. Playing December 1-3, at Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theater, is Englis…

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with The Doo Wop Project’s Russell Fischer by Deb Miller

A native “Jersey Boy” from Port Reading, in nearby Woodbridge Township, NYC-based singer and actor Russell Fischer made his professional stage debut at eight years old in The Sound of Mu…

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Irresistible kick-off to NYC’s annual Fringe Encore Series with ‘Made in America’ at SoHo Playhouse by Deb Miller

Now in its 15th season off Broadway at SoHo Playhouse, the International Fringe Encore Series, this year running from November 25, 2022-January 8, 2023, is curated to bring the “Best of th…

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Friday, November 25, 2022

Shakespeare meets post-modern pop and genderful empowerment in ‘& Juliet’ at Broadway’s Sondheim Theatre by Deb Miller

In a goofy high-energy mash-up of then and now, following in the footsteps of Something Rotten and Six, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet has been re-envisioned as a coming-of…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 01:22AM

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Nov 27, 2022: KPOP - Circle In The Square