Friday, March 5, 2021

Andrea Martin, Sullivan Jones, Kate Rockwell & More Join New Amazon Comedy Harlem by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Andrea Martin, Kate Rockwell and Sullivan Jones are set to recur in the new Amazon series Harlem. The comedy also features Empire's Robert Ri’chard, Blue Bloods' Juani Fe…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Mister Kelly's is back in the limelight by Kerry Reid

The crown jewel of Chicago nightclubs lives on at the Newberry Library and in an upcoming documentary. Back when nightclubs were smoke-filled rooms, where people…

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Hank McCune and the First Laugh Track by Trav S.D.

I have been able to uncover little about the early life and career of Hank McCune (1917-2005) beyond that he served in WWII and he began his show biz career in radio. From out of the blue he…

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Saturday, February 27, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Amy Hart’s Top 5: Musicals that were gone too soon by Hira Desai

From Memphis and City of Angels to Betty Blue Eyes, reality TV star and theatre enthusiastic Amy Hart shares her five musicals that were gone too soon. The post Amy Hart’s Top 5: Musicals…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Australia’s Restless Dance Company Faces A Funding Crisis by Artsjournal

When the Australia Council announced its latest four-year funding winners in 2020, Restless was a shock omission, as were La Mama Theatre in Melbourne and The Blue Room in Western Australia.…

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Sunday, February 21, 2021

‘You can smell the sweat and hair gel’: the best nightclub scenes from culture by Peter Bradshaw, Claire Armitstead, Keza Macdonald, Simran Hans, Ammar Kalia, Lanre Bakare, Lyndsey Winship, Alexis Petridis, Arifa Akbar, Aniefiok Ekpoudom and Jonathan Jones. Artist Interviews By Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Writers and artists including Róisín Murphy, Tiffany Calver and Sigala on the art that transports them to the dancefloor during lockdown There have been many notable nightclubs in film his…

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Lisa Dwan: 'Narratives of nasty women spread with few facts attached' by Kate Kellaway

The Irish actor on reimagining Antigone, what she learned from Billie Whitelaw, and starring in Jed Mercurio’s new crime drama Lisa Dwan, 43, is an Irish actor particularly celebrated for …

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All on Her Own Review – a curio of repressed emotion by Susannah Clapp

MZG Theatre Productions; available onlineJanie Dee impresses in a smart production of a Terence Rattigan solo work bound up in class issues Terence Rattigan has long been rescued from the th…

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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Ep. 29: Carnival (Feat. Kwame Kwei-Armah) by Elizabeth Wheless

In this episode, Andrew and Brittani celebrate carnival and discuss their favorite soca musicians. This leads them to imagine, and cast, a soca-driven Broadway show. Make it happen, producer…

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

VIDEO: Brandy Recreates Viral TikTok Challenge to Celebrate CINDERELLA on Disney+

Putting her own spin on a viral TikTok challenge, Brandy began her video with no makeup and casual clothing, waving a makeup brush until she makes a transformation into Cinderella - complete…

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The Love Project by The Ensemblist

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Dancing Nation review – a powerful reminder of what we're missing by Sarah Crompton

Sadler’s Wells/ BBC; available onlineBotis Seva’s BLKDOG, Matthew Bourne’s Spitfire and Shobana Jeyasingh’s Contagion are among the highlights in this top-notch if slightly worthy ce…

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Sunday, January 31, 2021

Review: We Ask These Questions of Everybody, Sound Festival by Anna Perry

Review: We Ask These Questions of Everybody, Sound Festival4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping pa…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Cast Set for Reading of Kemp Powers' Christa McAuliffe's Eyes Were Blue by Andrew Gans

Powers wrote the adapted screenplay for One Night in Miami…, directed by Oscar winner Regina King and now available on Amazon Prime.

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Season 2: Episode 4: Mark Mckinnon: Actor, Acting Coach, McKinnon Acting Studio, BET Her’s The Waiting Room, Blue Bloods, FBI by Bpn Admin Cs

From Sports to Theatre! Growing up, Mark McKinnon thought he was going to be a professional sports player, until he auditioned for his high school's play. If you love sports & acting, th…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: January 26 - February 1 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: January 26 - February 1  🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 26, 1988: The longest running show in Broadway history opened. The Phantom of the Opera continues to…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

President Joe Biden’s Inaugural Address video and transcript: Democracy has prevailed by New York Theater

“We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue, rural versus urban, conservative versus liberal. We can do this if we open our souls instead of hardening our hearts,” Joseph R.…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: January 17 - 25 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: January 17 - 25 (Starting next week, weeks will run Tuesday - Monday for this column.) 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 17, 2008: David Mamet's politica…

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Friday, January 15, 2021

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch January 15-18 by Talaura Harms

BAM's salute to MLK, a Blue Ridge reunion reading, and the launch of Freestyle Love Supreme Academy.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, January 15- with Adam Pascal, Marin Ireland​ and More!

Today (January 15) in live streaming: Adam Pascal in concert, Blue Ridge ​by Abby Rosebrock, and more!

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Marin Ireland and Original Off-Broadway Cast of Blue Ridge Reunite for Streamed Reading January 15 by Talaura Harms

The Abby Rosebrock play premiered at Atlantic Theatre Company in 2019.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Nick Jonas Eyes Role of Frankie Valli in Filmed Jersey Boys Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Nick Jonas is in talks to star as Frankie Valli in an upcoming "streaming production" of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, according to Deadline. The musical's original Broadway produc…

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City — a soul track indelibly linked with a hair metal band

The song first recorded by Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland in 1974 became a Whitesnake staple

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Friday, January 8, 2021

Ep8 – Red, White, and No Blue by Bpn Admin Cs

Stavros is taking the Avvatar team by storm—and Emma Olivia couldn’t be more thrilled! Well, no, but she’s an actress and she can pretend! Speaking of pretending, Bobby and Kay are bus…

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Immerse Yourself in ‘Wink World’ by Matthew Wexler

Chris Wink, co-founder of Blue Man Group, brings his ingenuity to Las Vegas with an immersive entertainment experience at AREA15. The post Immerse Yourself in ‘Wink World’ appeared first…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Marin Ireland and Off-Broadway Cast of Blue Ridge Will Reunite for Streaming Performance by Dan Meyer

The initial 2021 lineup for Play-PerView has been released.

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Rear-view mirror by Terry Teachout

A year ago today, my beloved Hilary was in an intensive-care unit at New York-Presbyterian, fighting for her life as she awaited a double-lung transplant. She had no idea that worse awaited …

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Monday, December 28, 2020
Saturday, December 26, 2020

The Boy Band Project sings in the New Year by Deb Miller

On January 1, 2021, The Boy Band Project – NYC’s Broadway World Award-winning “Best Group” of 2019 (and currently honored with eight nominations in the 2020 BWW Awards, for which vot…

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative, Royal Court online review – the news, but better by Laura De Lisle

The Royal Court’s experimental piece is political theatre at its finest and fiercest Edition 2 of Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative, an experimental new piece of online theatre from th…

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