Monday, August 3, 2020

New season by SF’s ACT: Even Scrooge has to face the coronavirus pandemic by Randy McMullen

You know the coronavirus pandemic has hit the performing arts world hard when a cherished annual nugget like American Conservatory Theater’s “A Christmas Carol” is impacted. But fear n…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

ACT Announces Live and Virtual Programming Through 2022 by American Theatre Editors

The San Francisco company will produce a radio version of 'A Christmas Carol,' a film of a Heather Christian musical, plus five in-person productions.

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Mary Miller obituary by Christopher Baines

My friend and former teacher Mary Miller, who has died aged 90, was an actor in theatre and on television, and a founder member of Laurence Olivier’s National Theatre company at the Old Vi…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

The 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards - The Winners! by JK

None of us expected the 2019-2020 season to end up the way it did, of course. But as they say, the show must go on. With that in mind, we wanted to celebrate what we did have instead of wall…

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Ms. Broadway June 2020: LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding by JK

This is a first for us - a mother/daughter pair - being honored as Ms. Broadway. But, given that they both won the first ever Antonyo Award for Best Actor in a Musical off-Broadway (LaChanze…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Postpones 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The organization eyes a Dec. 2020 reopening which would launch with 'A Christmas Carol.'

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Outer Critics Circle Sets Plans for 70th Annual Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

We now know what is going to happen with this year's Outer Critics Circle Awards. The OCCs, which honor Broadway, off and off-off-Broadway, is scrapping competition. In lieu of tradition…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

London's Old Vic Postpones New Musical Local Hero; Announces Return of A Christmas Carol by Caitlin Moynihan

On the heels of a recent announcement that all West End theaters would close in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, London's Old Vic has postponed its upcoming production of Local Hero, the new …

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NEWS: Old Vic postpones Local Hero, next planned production will be return of A Christmas Carol by Press Releases

Old Vic Theatre has postponed its London premiere of screen-to-stage musical Local Hero and announced that its next production will now be the return of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol th…

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The Old Vic confirms A Christmas Carol for new season postpones Local Hero

The Old Vic Theatre's Artistic Director, Matthew Warchus, has provided an update on the off-West End venue's programming for the remainder of the year.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

South Coast Rep Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature the final time to see the company's 40-year annual holiday production of "A Christmas Carol" before a 2021 revamp.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

“Oliver” at The New Repertory Directed by Michael J. Bobbitt by Jane Baldwin

The winter holiday season generally brings a Charles Dickens’ play to theatres. At the New Repertory A Christmas Carol, the usual piece has been replaced with Lionel Bart’s musical Ol…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Jason Danieley & Hannah Elless to Star in World Premiere Ahrens & Flaherty Musical Knoxville by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved Broadway alums Jason Danieley and Hannah Elless have been selected to star as James and Mary in Knoxville, a new musical from Tony-winning songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Fl…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Noir, New Musical from Duncan Sheik, Kyle Jarrow & Darko Tresjnak, Sets 2021 World Premiere in Texas by Andy Lefkowitz

A Broadway-pedigree musical has booked a world premiere staging in Houston, Texas. Noir, a new tuner from Duncan Sheik, Kyle Jarrow and Darko Tresjnak, will make its debut appearance at the …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

NEWS: Alexandra Palace hosts Mark Gatiss’ A Christmas Carol & Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Press Releases

Alexandra Palace hosts London transfers of Mark Gatiss' new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and a major new revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis revives 'A Christmas Carol' as holiday tradition by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Artistic director Hana S. Sharif says the idea is to provide the St. Louis community with "a new tradition that will endure for years to come."

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Mark Gatiss to adapt and star in A Christmas Carol by Ruth Comerford

Mark Gatiss will write and star in a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol premiering at Nottingham Playhouse later this year. Gatiss

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Mark Gatiss to star in own stage adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Chris Wiegand

Gatiss to play ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge’s business partner, Jacob Marley, in his version of Charles Dickens novella He has long written Christmas ghost stories for television and now Mark…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Tonys Announce Second Set of Rulings for 2019-2020 Season: Three Inheritance Stars Deemed Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 30 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 11 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2020 T…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee makes second round of determinations by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time this season to discuss eligibility of 11 Broadway productions.  The productions discussed were “The Great Society,” “S…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Daniel J. Watts, Jefferson Mays & More Win 2020 L.A. Ovation Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A celebrated group of Broadway talents were named winners of Ovation Awards for their work on the Los Angeles stage at a ceremony held on January 13. Tina star Daniel J. Watts, Tony winner J…

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A Christmas Carol, Ragtime, Jefferson Mays, More Win L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards by Dan Meyer

Tony-nominated director Michael Arden, Dana H. playwright Lucas Hnath, and Tina star Daniel J. Watts also took home awards for their work in Southern California.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice Breaks Winter Garden Box Office Record for Third Time by

Say it three times, indeed. The Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice broke the Winter Garden Theatre's box office for the third time this week, grossing $1,435,799.00 in seven performances. De…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 6th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tops Musical Growth Following New Year's Performance!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (7.23%), West Side Story (6.04%), Beetlejuice (3.97%), The Lightning Thief (2.28%) and Hadestown (2.04%). The top …

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

A Christmas Carol Closes on Broadway January 5 by Olivia Clement

Campbell Scott stars in the new version of Charles Dickens’ well-known classic from Harry Potter playwright Jack Thorne.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Grosses Analysis: A Christmas Carol, Ain't Too Proud, Tina, Hadestown Break Broadway Box-Office Records by Andrew Gans

The final week of 2019 was also a record-breaking one for the new revival of West Side Story.

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Grosses Analysis: A Christmas Carol, Ain't Too Proud, Tina, Hadestown, More Break Broadway Box-Office Records by Andrew Gans

The final week of 2019 was also a record-breaking one for the new revival of West Side Story.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Box Office Record For The Third Week In A Row

A Christmas Carol, which opened on Broadway November 20, 2019, has just broken another box office record at the Lyceum Theatre. Adapted by Jack Thorne and directed by Matthew Warchus, A Chr…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

‘Delightfully atmospheric piece of theatre: A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Middle Temple Hall by Stephanie Ressort

Antic Disposition’s A Christmas Carol is true to both the spirit and detail of the book, while adding its own sense of playfulness that feels fresh and modern.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

ENO and LMTO production of A Christmas Carol to run at the Coliseum in 2020

Christmas 2019 may be over, but that hasn't stopped the West End from planning next year's festive programme. It has recently been announced that the English National Opera and London Musica…

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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