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

Spend a 2-Show Day With A Christmas Carol's Brandon Gill by Nathan Skethway

Gill plays Fred in the new adaptation of the Dickens classic, currently running at the Lyceum Theatre.

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Monday, December 23, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 23rd - CHICAGO & A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Chicago (4.57%), West Side Story (2.65%), Jagged Little Pill (2.46%), Beetlejuice (1.64%) and Ain't Too Proud (1.26%). The top growing current …

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Grosses Analysis: Waitress Sees Uptick in Final Weeks and A Christmas Carol Breaks Box-Office Record by Olivia Clement

Waitress, starring Katharine McPhee, will close on Broadway January 5, 2020.

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‘West Side Story’, ‘A Christmas Carol’ Break House Records As Broadway Season B.O. Total Passes $1 Billion by Greg Evans

Broadway’s West Side Story and A Christmas Carol broke house records at their respective theaters last week as holiday business kept overall box office very sturdy. From the previous week,…

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

‘A Christmas Carol’ comes to life at Museum of the Bible by Darby Dejarnette

Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale A Christmas Carol comes to life in a unique living history experience at Museum of the Bible in the aptly named A Christmas Carol Experience. This cha…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: A CHRISTMAS CAROL's LaChanze Spreads Some Culinary Holiday Cheer

In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the Ghost of Christmas Present - Tony winner LaChanze - from A Christmas Carol. Check out the recipe for Katie's Ghost of Christmas Dessert…

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REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Derby Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Garystringer

By garystringer Gary Stringer reviews Neil Duffield's adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens now playing at Derby Theatre. This post REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Derby Theatre ✭…

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Festive frights abound in Martin’s Close and A Christmas Carol

Ghost stories dominate the BBC’s seasonal dramas, with Peter Capaldi in an MR James ghost story and Guy Pearce as Scrooge

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Three Scrooges: A trio of area actors reflect on playing Dickens’s Christmas curmudgeon by Thomas Floyd

Craig Wallace, Kevin Adams and Paul Morella each bring a distinct approach to ‘A Christmas Carol.’

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