Thursday, August 22, 2019

Mauricio Martinez Talks His Upcoming 54 Below Concert & 'Defending His Flags' by Caitlin Moynihan

Mauricio Martinez is known for his leading turn in Broadway's On Your Feet! and taking the musical on the road as well as his work on Mexican TV, and this month he's bringing his story to th…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Will Debut New Show, Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret, in Fire Island by Andrew Gans

The duo will subsequently play The Crown & Anchor’s Paramount Theater in Provincetown.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

'I want everyone to pay attention to me!' Meet Catherine Cohen, comedy's peak millennial by Brian Logan

Caught between self-love and neurosis, Cohen has taken Edinburgh by storm with a musical show that plays up to her generation’s stereotypes. She’s even got a song called Look At Me ... …

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REVIEW: Assassins (Signature Theater, Arlington, VA) by JK

Review of the Saturday, August 17, 2019 preview performance at The Max at Signature Theater in Arlington, VA. Starring Christopher Bloch, Kurt Boehm, Evan Casey, Vincent Kempski, Sam Ludwig,…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Review: ‘Jaime Lozano: Songs by an Immigrant’ at Joe’s Pub by Deb Miller

For his smashing debut at Joe’s Pub, Mexican-born and New York-based composer and music director Jaime Lozano gathered a roster of his talented family, friends, and collaborators to join h…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

What You Need: A Review of The Fly Honey Show by Sharon Hoyer

Erin Kilmurray's queer feminist cabaret/variety show extravaganza, celebrating its 10th season, is a raucous, righteous balm for the weary soul.

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Hear From Tony Nominee Ann Hampton Callaway on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week audiences can hear from Tony nominee and a…

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Edinburgh fringe roundup: the sound of fighting talk by Rebecca Nicholson

Personal stories – of exile, homelessness, illness and existential terror – jostle for hearts and minds with farts and live bread-baking It will come as no great shock that much of the E…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret, starring John Partridge by Terri Paddock

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 29 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to Bromley for the start of Cabaret's new tour, starring John Partridge as t…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

A Talent to Amuse: Love, Noël: The Songs And Letters Of Noël Coward by Sandi Durell

      By Samuel L. Leiter   Ah, the variety of New York theatergoing! One night it’s the raucous, decadently spectacular, nearly three-hours-long, jukebox musical Moulin Rouge in Broad…

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Phil Wang review – record-breaking riffs on sex, race and Popeye by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghWang is back with a new no-messing, harder-nosed attitude, along with excellent jokes including some choice one-liners Phil Wang made a little piece of fringe h…

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Remembering Barnum by Mark Robinson

Long before there was a film called The Greatest Showman, Broadway had its own musical version of the life of P.T. Barnum. This show, simply called  Barnum, featured a score with music by…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Queen of Hearts by Sandra Mardenfeld

Ian Spring and LEXXE as Alice. Photo: Mark Shelby Perry This burlesque journey down the rabbit hole transforms Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland into a circus-tinged, sex…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Odds & Ends: Beth Leavel to Play Cabaret Engagement in 2020 & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Beth Leavel to Play Weeklong Cabaret Engagement in 2020 This news will no doubt brighten the week of fans still mourning the clo…

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Drone review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘powerful and strangely revelatory’ by Tim Bano

When Harry Josephine Giles catches the whining drone at the beginning of their multimedia cabaret, it’s like they’re squashing an insect, and

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85-year-old comedian Lynn Ruth Miller is living proof that the old ones are the best ones by Tabard

Tabard is a firm believer that it’s never too late to follow your dreams. Cabaret star Lynn Ruth Miller is a prime

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Diamond Lil & the Pansy Craze resurrects a famous Chicago nightclub by Catey Sullivan

A jukebox musical provides a stirring history lesson about gay life in the 1930s. Long before the Viagra Triangle took root in the Gold Coast, 909 Rush Street wa…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Sequins, sporrans, lechery and lap-dancing: why The Lady Boys of Bangkok rule the fringe by Alex Needham

Shunned by hipsters, adored by local Scots, they’re the fringe’s biggest show. How did this retro cocktail of cheesy euphoria become such a phenomenon? Friday night in Edinburgh and a tr…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Don’t Miss: NY Pops Underground Featuring Norm Lewis by Matthew Wexler

Broadway star Norm Lewis will appear at the New York Pops' annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 23. The post Don’t Miss: NY Pops Underground Featuring Norm Lewis …

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Spiegelworld at Edinburgh Fringe: The $5m Las Vegas circus show opening with a fringe tryout by Tim Bano

With its latest offering a raunchy, late-night blend of cabaret and circus, Spiegelworld’s founder tells Tim Bano why Edinburgh Festival Fringe is

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Midsummer: A Banquet by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night Dream" is perfect comedy for July or August and adding a meal is an even cleverer idea. Presented jointly by Food for Love Productions and Third Ra…

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Nicole Kidman pays visit to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by Christian Holub

Stars collided on Friday night when Nicole Kidman, star of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 musical film Moulin Rouge!, attended the Broadway production inspired by the musical. In the film, Kidman por…

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New post-show Q&A: Join Faves founder Terri on 29 Aug as Cabaret launches a new tour with John Partridge as the emcee

John Partridge & Kara Lily Hayworth star in the new tour of Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret I’ve loved Rufus Norris’ multi-award-winning production of Kander & Ebb musical classic …

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Remembering Steel Pier by Mark Robinson

The composing team of Kander and Ebb were often attracted to properties that allowed them to tell a show-within-a-show story, often using the show or entertainment style within to provide …

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Call Answered: Michael McAssey: "PIANO BAR LIVE!" at The Duplex by Adam Rothenberg

There are very few piano bars left in NYC, which is why I’m so excited by this new venture that Scott Barbarino has come up with, PIANO BAR LIVE! at The Duplex, that will feature MAC Award…

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Upcoming NYC Auditions for The Bodyguard, Cabaret, Cinderella, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Donnie Cianciotto: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Donnie Cianciotto (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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The Ghetto Cabaret by Arts Review

The stakes are high for the characters of The Ghetto Cabaret, written by Galit Klas and presented by fortyfivedownstairs and Elsternwick’s Kadimah Yiddish Theatre. From the media release: …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita by Deb Miller

Just back from her native California after a run in the Broadway At Music Circus production of Guys and Dolls in Sacramento, Broadway veteran and Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Mati…

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Yukon Ho! (Tall Tales from the Great White North) review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘autobiographical dance cabaret’ by Paul Vale

A lone, heavily coated figures staggers on to a vast empty stage and the sound of howling winds whistle about the room.

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