Monday, November 30, 2020

Review: Blue, Chippy Lane Productions by Olivia Kiely

Review: Blue, Chippy Lane Productions4.0Overall ScoreI think it’s safe to say that live theatre has been sorely missed over the past few months. Online theatre has been a welcomed comfort …

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Sunday, November 29, 2020

The Comeback: the farce with James Corden, Catherine Tate and Stephen Fry on board by Brian Logan

Comedy duo The Pin have livened up lockdown with their Zoom send-ups. Now their end-of-the-pier stage debut is being hailed as ‘the cure for theatre’. Is that why so many stars are linin…

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Galleries pop up in south Florida

As wealthy American clients migrate south for the winter, blue-chip galleries are following suit

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Red, White and Blue — John Boyega stars in Steve McQueen’s film about policing and race

The third instalment in the director’s Small Axe series looks at the gulf between image and reality

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Philip Ridley’s “The Poltergeist” at the Southwark Playhouse: High-Powered Tour de Force by Aleks Sierz

Playwright Philip Ridley has had a very productive lockdown. Despite the constraints of the pandemic he has been exceptionally creative. In March, when all theatres in Britain were closed, h…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Tim Minchin review – bittersweet musings from comedy's Mr Marmite by Brian Logan

Live stream from Sydney, available onlineIf the performer gets in the way of himself and his impressive lyrical skills, the best of him still shines through in a fine set Reactions to Tim Mi…

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Spike Lee’s Next Project: A Viagra Musical by Sarah Bahr

Lee and Kwame Kwei-Armah will write the movie musical, about the invention of the little blue pill, which will feature music by Stew Stewart and Heidi Rodewald.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of MATILDA THE MUSICAL to be Released

Broadway Records announced today the release of MATILDA THE MUSICAL as a double record set printed on blue vinyl. It will be available exclusively on on December 4th, 202…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Chicken. Road. by Lindsay Price by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Chicken. Road. by Lindsay Price is an issue-based play for high school performers that is not an answer to the issue, but an amazing forum to start …

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Bake Off Extra's Tom Allen: 'I wanted to be an actor – but it turned out I was just gay' by Ryan Gilbey

As he publishes a moving memoir, the comedian and Bake Off contestant tormentor talks about homophobic heckles, still living with his parents – and why he’s never been in love In a deser…

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Tired of Material That Didn’t Measure Up, Broadway Actor Laiona Michelle Turned to Writing—and Penned a Hit Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

An interview with the writer of Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical and the upcoming bio-musical Mandela.

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Play-Along Plink and Boo review – circus duo upend gender bias by Chris Wiegand

Available onlineBuild yourself a cosy den and make your own props for an imaginative, stereotype-busting home theatre experience that can’t be confined Taking children to the theatre alway…

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NEW GHOSTS THEATRE COMPANY presents the Australian premiere of IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT by Gabi Bergman

Fresh from their critically acclaimed production of Blue Christmas at KXT, New Ghosts Theatre Company brings Artistic Director Lucy Clements

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Sundogs Review: Armie Hammer as a soldier seeking meaning by New York Theater

Armie Hammer turns his fingers into an imaginary gun, puts it in his mouth, and pulls the trigger (his thumb.) He is portraying US Army Sergeant Joe Garnier, who is on leave with his wife a…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1096: Kevin Kautzman by Adam Szymkowicz

Kevin KautzmanHometown:  Mandan, North DakotaCurrent Town:  Minneapolis, MinnesotaQ:  Tell me about Moderation.A:  MODERATION is a new play recently adapted into a podcast you can hear a…

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Friday, November 6, 2020
Thursday, November 5, 2020

Gabriel De Los Santos Wants to Represent the Latinx Community with His Work - Next on Stage

Contestant Gabriel De Los Santos shares more about his charity, seeing On Your Feet on Broadway, and winning a blue ribbon at the New Jersey Teen Arts Festival!

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Watch Now: ‘Stars in the House’ Election Day Marathon by Matthew Wexler

Hosts Seth Rudetsky James Wesley roll out the virtual red, white and blue carpet for a cavalcade of stars to get through election day. The post Watch Now: ‘Stars in the House’ Election D…

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Monday, November 2, 2020

The Walking Dead's Andrew Lincoln to Star as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol at London's Old Vic by Lindsey Sullivan

The Walking Dead's Andrew Lincoln is set to star as Ebenezer Scrooge in Jack Thorne's adaptation of A Christmas Carol at London's Old Vic Theatre. As previously announced, the production is…

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Review: Blue Electric, The Playground Theatre by George Collins

Review: Blue Electric, The Playground Theatre3.0Overall ScoreBlue Electric is the tale of a rebellious daughter’s fight for acceptance from her father, broken by his experience as a Holoca…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Films by JK

Our Musical of the Month is unique for many reasons, but it may be one of the few (it's the only!) Broadway shows based on a movie, then became a movie on its own, and then became a televi…

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VIDEO: David Hyde Pierce, Carolee Carmello, Liz Callaway, and Most Perform in BRING BACK BROADWAY: A VOTE BLUE VIDEO

The video stars Cameron Amandus, Bryan Batt , John Bolton, Liz Callaway, Carolee Carmello, Taylor Crousore, Jackie Hoffman, Chris Anthony Giles, Jason Graae, Amy Hillner Larsen, Kristen Meng…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Jason Tam Interview: Actor, Keen Company, War of the Worlds, Broadway Shutdown, Halloween Traditions by Adam Rothenberg

I’m so excited to be catching up with actor Jason Tam as he gets ready to headline Keen Company’s all-star benefit broadcast of Howard Koch’s legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Odds & Ends: André Holland, Blair Underwood & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Three Final Productions Announced for Williamstown Season These performers will be rehearsing from home. As previously rep…

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Slave Play Tony Nominee James Cusati-Moyer Tapped for Shonda Rhimes Series by Lindsey Sullivan

James Cusati-Moyer, who was Tony-nominated for his performance in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play, has landed a recurring role on Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix series Inventing Anna. According to …

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival Adds Dominique Morisseau’s Paradise Blue to Audible Slate by Dan Meyer

Release dates have also been set for the Audra McDonald-led A Streetcar Named Desire and more.

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Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Productions

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting and recording sessions have commenced for the final three productions - Paradise Blue, Row, and Wish You Were Here…

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Charlotte D'Amboise and More Offer Dance Master Classes to Flip the Senate!

Join your favorite dancers and choreographers for master classes with FLIP IT!, an arts organization working to to unite the dance community in a nationwide effort to flip the Senate blue.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Review: IMAGINARIUM, Out of the Blue Theatre by Anna Perry

Review: IMAGINARIUM, Out of the Blue Theatre4.0Overall ScoreAs your archetypal introvert, and having shared a bedroom with my younger sister until my late teens, I’ve admittedly managed to…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Derren Brown: 'I was a terrible attention seeker' by Chris Godfrey

For 20 years, the psychological illusionist has delighted TV audiences. He explains why he’s ready to give it all up and paint caricatures – and how magic made him question his religious…

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