Friday, June 24, 2022

What 'Epiphany' Awaits at This New Lincoln Center Theatre Play? - Brian Watkins on his haunting new drama inspired by James Joyce's 'The Dead' by Regina Robbins

Brian Watkins on his haunting new drama inspired by James Joyce's The Dead --- In Brian Watkins' eerie new play Epiphany, a houseful of party guests are on pins and needles waiting for the f…

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

What's It Like Being Nonbinary on Broadway? - Five gender-nonconforming performers on their experiences in the theatre industry by Jen Gushue

Five gender-nonconforming performers on their experiences in the theatre industry --- When I set out to write about nonbinary and gender-nonconforming theatre performers, I wasn't sure where…

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20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend June 24-26 - See 'Trevor the Musical,' 'Mrs. Warren's Profession,' 'Miss You Like Hell' and more by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26, for f…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Broadway COVID Rules: Masks Encouraged, No Vaccination Checks - This article is updated regularly with the latest safety protocols for NYC performance by Raven Snook

On June 21, 2022, The Broadway League issued updated COVID-19 safety protocols for all 41 Broadway houses: As of July 1, Masks Are Optional at Broadway Theatres Audiences of all ages are req…

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Friday, June 17, 2022

A Juicy Interview with Pulitzer-winning 'Fat Ham' Playwright James Ijames - How his preoccupation with legacy, inheritance and language inspired this by Juan Michael Porter Ii

How his preoccupation with legacy, inheritance and language inspired this acclaimed play --- Timing is everything in comedy, so it's fitting that James Ijames' blazingly funny and profound F…

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10 Summer Theatre Festivals to Try in NYC - Catch new plays by diverse artists, queer celebrations and avant-garde experiments at low ticket prices by Raven Snook

After a two-year hiatus due to you-know-what, many of NYC's most exciting summer theatre festivals are set to return. Admittedly, we lost a few along the way: RIP New York Musical Festival a…

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend June 17-20 - See Michael Urie in 'Jane Anger,' 'The Chinese Lady,' 'Gong Lum’s Legacy' and more by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, June 17 to Monday, June 20, for f…

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Sunday, June 12, 2022

Tony Award Winners 2022: 'The Lehman Trilogy' and 'Company' Dominate - Who took home prizes by Raven Snook

Who took home prizes --- The Lehman Trilogy and Company were the big winners at the 75th annual Tony Awards, which took place at Radio City Music Hall. The Lehman Trilogy won five prizes, in…

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Tony Award Winners 2022: Live Updates - Who's taking home prizes by Raven Snook

A constantly updated list of winners --- Time to celebrate Broadway's return season! Produced by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the 75th annual Tony Awards take place at …

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Friday, June 10, 2022

Why David Paymer Loves Billy Crystal Like a Brother - The veteran character actor on returning to Broadway in 'Mr. Saturday Night' by Raven Snook

The veteran character actor on returning to Broadway in Mr. Saturday Night --- The first time Billy Crystal used his iconic Mr. Saturday Night catchphrase "See what I did there?" on David Pa…

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Exciting & Inexpensive Theatre: 12 Shows to See Off-Off Broadway in June - Catch a new Martha Clarke piece, an interactive murder mystery, a puppe by Andrew Block

Catch a new Martha Clarke dance-theatre piece, an interactive murder mystery, a puppet comedy about Jean-Claude Van Damme and more --- Adventurous audiences know that some of the biggest the…

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

WATCH: TDF's 'A Strange Loop' Conversation - Edwin Bates, Mars Rucker and L Morgan Lee on performing in the groundbreaking musical

Edwin Bates, Mars Rucker and L Morgan Lee on performing in the groundbreaking musical A Strange Loop star L Morgan Lee just made history as the first openly trans performer to be nominated …

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The Tony Awards and More to Watch Online This Weekend June 10-12 - See the Tony Awards, Mikhail Baryshnikov in 'The Orchard,' Pulitzer finalist 'Circl by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, June 10 to Sunday, June 12, for f…

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Drama Desk Award Winners 2022: Spreading the Love Around - 'Clyde's,' 'Company' and 'SIX' win four awards each by Raven Snook

Clyde's, Company and SIX win four awards each --- Talk about spreading the love! No one production dominated the 2022 Drama Desk Awards, which honor shows on Broadway and beyond in NYC. The …

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Monday, June 6, 2022

Join TDF for 'A Strange Loop' Conversation - Edwin Bates, Mars Rucker and L Morgan Lee on performing in the groundbreaking musical

Edwin Bates, Mars Rucker and L Morgan Lee on performing in the groundbreaking musical A Strange Loop star L Morgan Lee just made history as the first openly trans performer to be nominated …

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Friday, June 3, 2022

With Four Shows Running in NYC, Ellenore Scott Hopes You Can't Tell She Choreographed Them All - The insanely busy dance-maker talks about her long ro by Regina Robbins

The insanely busy dance-maker talks about her long road to Broadway --- How's this for a cool move? When Ellenore Scott made her Broadway debut as a choreographer this spring, she did it wit…

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With 4 Shows in NYC, Ellenore Scott Hopes You Can't Tell She Choreographed Them All - The insanely busy dance-maker talks about her long road to Broad by Regina Robbins

The insanely busy dance-maker talks about her long road to Broadway --- How's this for a cool move? When Ellenore Scott made her Broadway debut as a choreographer this spring, she did it wit…

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12 Shows to See Off Broadway in June - Catch Mikhail Baryshnikov in Chekhov, a new Will Arbery play, three new musicals and more by Raven Snook

Catch Mikhail Baryshnikov in Chekhov, a premiere by Pulitzer finalist Will Arbery, three new musicals and more --- School may be out for the summer, but Off Broadway is still in session. Our…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

15 Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend June 3-5 - See Joe Papp documentary, a new play by Matthew López, concerts by Reeve Carney and Eva by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5, for fre…

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WATCH: TDF's 'for colored girls...' Conversation in ASL - Alexandria Wailes and Michelle A. Banks on the inclusivity of the Tony-nominated revival

Alexandria Wailes and Michelle A. Banks on the inclusivity of the Tony-nominated revival After 26 years of friendship and artistic collaboration, Alexandria Wailes and Michelle A. Banks are …

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Monday, May 30, 2022

Join TDF for a 'for colored girls...' Conversation in ASL - Alexandria Wailes and Michelle A. Banks on the inclusivity of the Tony-nominated revival

Alexandria Wailes and Michelle A. Banks on the inclusivity of the Tony-nominated revival After 26 years of friendship and artistic collaboration, Alexandria Wailes and Michelle A. Banks are …

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Friday, May 27, 2022

12 Outdoor Shows & Performance Festivals in NYC This Summer, Most Are Free! - How to get tickets to Shakespeare in the Park, Classical Theatre of by Raven Snook

How to get tickets to The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, Classical Theatre of Harlem and other alfresco performances Outdoor theatre has long been a rite of summer in New York Cit…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Want a Chance to Win Free Broadway Tickets? - Bring your A game to our Tony Awards predictions game

Bring your A game to our Tony Awards predictions game --- The 2022 Tony Awards promise a lot of head-to-head action—there are multiple categories where costars are going up against each ot…

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15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Memorial Day Weekend May 27-30 - See 'Keeping Company with Sondheim,' National Memorial Day Concert, an Al by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 27 to Monday, Ma…

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Friday, May 20, 2022

Which Broadway Costumes Do You Wish You Owned? - All the costumes we covet by Christina Trivigno & Joey Haws

Welcome to Geek Out/Freak Out, where theatre fans get enthusiastic about things --- Today's topic: The Broadway costumes that wow us and the ones we want to take home! Clothes may make the m…

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All Broadway Theatres to Require Masks Through June 30, Proof of Vaccination Varies - This article is updated regularly with the latest safety protoco by Raven Snook

Although New York City lifted its mask and vaccine mandates on March 7, 2022, the Broadway League has its own COVID-19 safety protocols. On Friday, May 20, the organization announced that: M…

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 20-22 - Shakespeare in the Park's 'Merry Wives, MCC Theater's 'Miscast, Red Bull Theater's 'Ma by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22, for fre…

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Exciting & Inexpensive Theatre: 16 Shows to See Off-Off Broadway in May - Catch a solo stage adaptation of 'Titanic,' Puppetopia, The Forward Fest by Andrew Block

Catch a solo stage adaptation of Titanic, Puppetopia, The Forward Festival of the Arts and more --- Adventurous audiences know that some of the biggest theatrical thrills are found on NYC's …

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 13-15 - See 'Anything Goes' with Sutton Foster, Jason Robert Brown and Judy Kuhn concerts, and by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15, for fre…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

WATCH: TDF's 'POTUS' Conversation - Julie White and Suzy Nakamura on costarring in this fabulous female-forward farce

Julie White and Suzy Nakamura on costarring in this fabulous female-forward farce Why do capable women prop up incompetent men? That's the premise of POTUS, Selina Fillinger's hilarious Broa…

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