Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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THE WIZ Librettist William F. Brown Passes Away Age 91

William F. Brown, the Tony-nominated American writer who is best known for his libretto to the long-running Broadway musical The Wiz, died on June 23 in Westport, CT, according to his longti…

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VIDEO: KINKY BOOT's Graham Scott Fleming Takes Over Instagram!

This weekend, Graham Scott Fleming raised us up as he took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story to show us behind the scenes at The Muny's Kinky Boots! So in case you missed it (or just wan…

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Industry Editor Exclusive: The Return of TheaterWorksUSA Summer Theatre

Last year many families were disappointed by the lack of TheaterWorksUSA free summer theater, which had become someone of a New York City institution. This year it is back, sort of. During t…

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Circus industry body to seek cultural minority status for showmen in UK by Georgia Snow

Showmen working in British circuses are exploring a bid to be formally recognised as a cultural minority, in order to preserve their

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Max Chernin, Jim Stanek & More to Lead New Musical Passing Through at Goodspeed by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Passing Through, the highly anticipated new musical arriving at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre this summer. Directed by Igor Goldin, choreographed by Marcos Santana and musi…

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Tony Winner Rachel Chavkin Talks the Upcoming Moby Dick Musical and More in Latest Elaine Paige on Sunday Episode by Broadway.com

The latest episode of Elaine Paige on Sunday is officially here and ready for your listening ears. Every week, we're sharing the Olivier-winning stage icon's new BBC Radio 2 show for the enj…

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for The Inheritance on Broadway by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway transfer of Matthew Lopez's Olivier-winning two-part play The Inheritance, which will arrive at the Barrymore Theatre this fall. Tony and Olivier wi…

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Pacific Conservatory Theatre Announces 10-Show Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include classic and contemporary plays and musicals.

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Sandi Toksvig named president of the Writers’ Guild by Georgia Snow

Sandi Toksvig has been named president of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain. The comedian, writer and television presenter was announced as

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Track-by-Track Breakdown: Neurosis Lyricist Greg Edwards Shares the Thoughts Behind the Score by Greg Edwards

With the Off-Broadway cast album—featuring Kevin Zak, Brennan Caldwell, Jennifer Blood, and Morgan Weed—now available, Edwards walks Playbill readers through the score one neurosis at a …

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See Christian Dante White, Alice Ripley, and More Perform With The Skivvies by Marc J. Franklin

The stripped-down musical duo returned to Joe’s Pub June 17.

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Michael Cerveris, Matt Doyle, and Lesli Margherita Join The Skivvies for LGBT Fundraiser by Adam Hetrick

Proceeds from the June 24 concert at Brooklyn Brewery support the LGBT Bar of New York’s legal services for low income and LGBTQ+ youth.

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11th Annual Jimmy Awards, Celebrating High School Musical Theatre Excellence, Presented June 24 by Ryan McPhee

Ben Platt returns to host the ceremony at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre.

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Mark Rylance Cuts Ties With Royal Shakespeare Company by Olivia Clement

The Tony- Oscar-winning actor has resigned as an associate artist due to the organization's ties with oil company BP.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Anna Chlumsky

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of c…

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BWW TV: On the 2019 Jimmy Awards Red Carpet- Watch Live at 6:15pm!

Tune in at 6:15pm as we take you LIVE to the red carpet! Then check back at 7:30pm to watch the ceremony in its entirety.

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JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Pure Broadway Glory

This year, a record 86 high school students from across America will participate in The Jimmy Awards, competing for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and schol…

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BWW TV: Watch the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony- Live at 7:30pm!

Tonight's the night! The 11th annual Jimmy Awards ceremony will be presented tonight, June 24 at 7:30PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The six presenters will include Derek Klena(Jagged Lit…

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Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow and More Set For Live Presentation Of Robert Schenkkan's Mueller Report Play

Tonight (Monday, June 24), an all-star cast will perform a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, Pulitzer Prize-Winner Robert Schenkkan's brand new stage ada…

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Annette Bening, Zachary Quinto, More Take Part in Live-Streamed Mueller Investigation Play June 24 by Dan Meyer

The 10-act play by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan will feature over a dozen theatre veterans.

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Check Out More Performances From Broadway Bares: Take Off by Adam Hetrick

Pose and Kinky Boots star Billy Porter were among the special guests who performed at the 2019 fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Watch New York City Gay Men’s Chorus’ Music Video for Ann Hampton Callaway’s ‘What If Truth Is All We Have’ by Andrew Gans

Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall50 will be presented June 27 at Carnegie Hall.

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Mark Hamill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Zachary Quinto Among All-Star Cast To Live-Stream Mueller Report Reading Tonight by Greg Evans

An all-star, live-streamed staged reading of the Mueller Report just might knock down the last excuse standing between you and the 448 doorstop. Beginning tonight at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT), stars…

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Stephen Sondheim Joins Jason Robert Brown for his 50th SubCulture Residency Concert June 24 by Ruthie Fierberg

The maestros will play side-by-side at the Town Hall to benefit the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

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Regent’s Park Theatre Announces Full Casting for Evita by Adam Hetrick

The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical is the fastest-selling production in the theatre’s history.

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Robert Icke: 'British theatre often thinks of itself as church' by Mark Fisher

As his bold new Oedipus heads to Edinburgh, the director discusses revamping Sophocles and the ‘poisonous nostalgia’ behind Brexit The teenagers in the audience are all squirms and giggl…

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Martha Sleeper: Stayed Awake by Trav S.D.

Martha Sleeper (1910-1983) started out with the greatest possible advantages in show business. Her uncle was J.J. Murdock, who ran the Keith-Albee-Orpheum circuit (in other words, the boss o…

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Rita Oehmen: Brief Candle That Lit 3 Others by Trav S.D.

Chicago born Rita Oehmen (1917-1995) started out in a vaudeville act with her brother Edward called The Oehmen Twins. At age 20 she briefly performed as a solo, and rapidly got into films. S…

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Heat: Beetlejuice and Tootsie: The Championship! by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. BROADWAY HEAT X 2: Beetlejuice / Tootsie Edition Well, this is it! The LAST Championship roun…

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New York Theatre Workshop artistic director James Nicola: ‘The stakes are higher than ever for the artistic community’ by Howard Sherman

As head of New York Theatre Workshop, James Nicola has originated hits from Rent to Hadestown. He tells Howard Sherman about working

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‘Absolutely knock out’: Check out the Twitter reactions to The Sandman and What Was Left by Featured Content

"Sharply observed", "electric", and "brilliant drama" - Take a look at what Twitter users are saying about the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company's productions of The Sandman and …

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Poll: Should theatres copy cinemas to improve audiences’ experience? by The Stage

Ambassador Theatre Group chief executive Mark Cornell has claimed theatres should look to cinemas to improve the experiences of theatregoers. He said

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The Phantom of the Opera confirms 2020 UK tour by Georgia Snow

A new tour of the original production of The Phantom of the Opera has been announced, beginning in Leicester next year. The

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Theatre roles to be advertised in job centres to boost industry diversity by Giverny Masso

Backstage vacancies at 50 London theatres will be advertised by job centres in the capital, as part of a new initiative aimed

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Director Indhu Rubasingham and actor Shobna Gulati recognised in British Asian arts awards by Giverny Masso

Kiln Theatre artistic director Indhu Rubasingham and actor Shobna Gulati are among those to be recognised by an awards ceremony celebrating Asian

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: Mikhail Baryshinkov Visits FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish

Yesterday, June 23, Mikhail Baryshinkov visited Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. Following the curtain call, director Joel Grey came onstage to announce that Mikhail was in attendance.

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Review: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Brecht’s warning warning about fascism at Scena Theatre by Hannah Berk

Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (trans. George Tabori) presents us with a familiar story: a churlish Chicago mobster slashes and wheedles his way to the top. This time, i…

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Wake Up With BWW 6/24: JIMMY AWARDS, and More!

Today's top stories: The Jimmy Awards are held today, and more!

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Celebrate World Pride With Ketel One Cocktails by Playbill Staff

Here are four fabulous recipes sure to be the showstopping drink at your next party.

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The Sound Of Music by Catherine

“The Sound Of Music” “Do Re Mi” “My Favorite Things” My little blog here has been quiet because I have been traveling to Austria, raising seven singing children and falling in lo…

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‘A smart play & a welcome one’: ARMADILLO – Yard Theatre by Laura Kressly

British plays attempting to criticise America’s gun problem often come across as distant and condescending, but American Sarah Kosar shows in Armadillo that as awful as gun culture is, it …

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Parasite by Arts Review

The Palme d’Or winning dark-comedy, Parasite, is a difficult film to review. On the one hand, Parasite presents itself as a long-awaited entry from a director who has spun the global spotl…

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The Mob Reformers review at Lyric Hammersmith – ‘full of surprises’ by Frey Kwa Hawking

Working with the Lyric Hammersmith’s director of young people Nicholai La Barrie and the Lyric’s artistic associates, this is the second production

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Dispersion by Arts Review

Dispersion is a showcase courtesy of the second-year students at the National Institute of Circus Arts. But, it’s refreshing more than a kinetic, often acrobatic, occasionally death-defyin…

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‘A good concept & well-incorporated live music’: THE FLIES – Bunker Theatre by Debbie Gilpin

Exchange Theatre returns with its production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies, running alternately in French and English at The Bunker Theatre for a limited time.

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Somnium: A Dancer’s Dream review at Sadler’s Wells – ‘good-humoured, fan-orientated show’ by Rachel Elderkin

Sequins, tassels, flashy routines and a pop soundtrack – all things you’d expect of Strictly Come Dancing and what any fan of

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BWW Review: Regina Spektor Goes In Residence On Broadway

'Just another show, just another show, just another fucking show, just another fucking show,' Regina Spektor repeated to herself as she sat centerstage at a grand piano, about to begin her f…

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Fem Belling by Arts Review

Who is Fem Belling? Fem Belling is an excitable, loving, tenacious, passionate being who gets to hustle her way through one of the most magical professions in the world. She is also impetuou…

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Dinner Party   by Arts Review

Natalie Weir originally created this work for Expressions Dance Company in 2015 under the title The Host. As she explains in her program notes, one of the meanings for a “host” is “an …

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Broadways Backbone EP. 81 Guest Hernando Umana Host:Brad Bradley by Brad Bradley

EP. 81 Guest Hernando Umana Broadway’s Backbone is a podcast dedicated to the men and woman of the ensemble: The chorus of dancers, singers, and actors that are the foundation of every Br…

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Stephanie Street: For actors, summer brings work fears that can blot out the sun by Stephanie Street

Who’d have guessed with all the rain, but summer solstice has been and gone. Which means only one thing for an actor

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Lyn Gardner: Distinctive work made outside London is vital to theatre’s ecology by Lyn Gardner

What does the play Education, Education, Education – currently at Trafalgar Studios – have in common with Touching the Void, set to

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (June 24-30) by Natasha Tripney

Incoming Festival – New Diorama Theatre, London; Home, Manchester; Tobacco Factory, Bristol The festival of emerging work continues to expand, now playing

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh fringe 2019: 10 essential shows by Brian Logan, Miriam Gillinson, Mark Lawson, Mark Fisher, Judith Mackrell, Bridget Minamore and Lyndsey Winship

Jessie Cave’s intimate standup, a beatbox Frankenstein and a twist on the star-crossed lovers are among the Edinburgh shows we’ve previously reviewed. Here’s what we said … Pleasance…

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Lynda Draper wins 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Prize by Arts Review

Lynda Draper has been announced as the winner of the prestigious $50,000 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Prize for her work, Somnambulism, 2019. The work entails a series of busts of kin…

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Broadway Fave M•A•C Cosmetics Celebrates 25 Years of VIVA GLAM by Playbill Staff

M•A•C Cosmetics also releases a limited edition VIVA GLAM 25 Lipstick as part of its VIVA GLAM Fund.

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Monday, June 24, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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'Weird Al' Yankovic orchestrates symphonic show at the Fox by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

At a sold-out Fox Theatre Saturday night, “Weird Al” Yankovic noted that one of his motives for doing his “Strings Attached” tour was to play a song he’d never done in concert befo…

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Bradley McCaw shares some old fashioned values by Jennifer Trijo

Brisbane-based musician and composer Bradley McCaw has worked in professional theatre for many years. A graduate of the Griffith Conservatorium of Music, he has turned his hand to compositio…

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Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson by Christopher Caz

A decade has passed since the much-criticized AT&T vs. Verizon commercials starring Luke Wilson took to the airwaves, but playwright Rob Ackerman has chosen to bubble up their essence in…

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IMPRESSIONS: TAKE Dance’s “In The Sea of Heaven” at The Flea Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: TAKE Dance’s “In The Sea of Heaven” at The Flea Theater, "The only piece without a definitive narrative, In the Sea of Heaven, enchants with an otherworldly allure. Sev…

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