Monday, January 2, 2023

From must-see gigs to VIP tickets: how live events are on course to defy UK cost of living crisis by Mark Sweney

Strong year predicted for industry amid premium seating boom and despite rise in prices Soaring demand for must-go-to festivals and gigs, star-studded West End theatre shows and VIP tickets …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Friday, December 30, 2022

‘Live entertainment has come back with an encouraging roar’: Alun Hood celebrates his Top 20 new theatre shows of 2022 by Alun Hood

As somebody who loves a listicle plus a bandwagon to jump on, how could I NOT compile my list of my top 20 new (to me) shows of 2022? It’s been 12 months in which live entertainment has co…

SOURCE: at 11:00AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

London Ticket Bank scheme will be cultural food bank for those on low incomes by Megan Graye

The new initiative will offer free tickets to see plays, gigs and comedy for those struggling with the cost of living

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:06PM

‘Ticket Bank’ to offer free access to London theatre shows by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Scheme will make 1,000 tickets available every week to those who cannot afford to pay for cultural activities Unsold theatre tickets are to be given to people struggling with the cost of liv…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:54AM
Sunday, December 11, 2022

Mother Goose review – zany Ian McKellen rules over a fluffy affair by Arifa Akbar

Theatre Royal Brighton Panto finds dame and co-star John Bishop in need of a boost and better jokes, though song and dance performers give it unruly energy If you only come for Ian McKellen,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:03PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Truss, Holly and Phil and MPs inspire UK’s best Christmas cracker jokes by Jim Waterson

In keeping with tradition, jokes chosen by Gold TV poll more likely to elicit groans of despair than laughter Jokes about Phil Schofield, Liz Truss, and the cost of living crisis are among t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

A Christmas Carol review – Adrian Edmondson stars in a biting tale for our times by Mark Lawson

Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonDavid Edgar’s sharp script feels close to home in this exuberant, illusion-filled version of Dickens’ seasonal but socially conscious story …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03AM
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Broadway Grosses: A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical Begins Broadway Run on a High Note by Susan Pourfar

Broadway audiences were keen to welcome new musical A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical to Broadway when it began preview performances on November 2. The production only had five pe…

SOURCE: at 05:03PM
Sunday, November 6, 2022

Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cost of Living Finishes Extended Broadway Run November 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Manhattan Theatre Club production stars Tony nominee Kara Young, David Zayas, Gregg Mozgala, and Katy Sullivan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, November 4, 2022

The Broadway Show: COST OF LIVING's Katy Sullivan on Becoming an Athlete & Stage Star by Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek chats with Katy Sullivan about making her Great Bright Way debut in Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize-winning play COST OF LIVING.

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:42PM
Thursday, November 3, 2022

Playwright Martyna Majok on finding hope in impossible situations by Nathan Pugh

A candid conversation with the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of 'Cost of Living' now on Broadway and 'Sanctuary City' now playing at Arena Stage.

SOURCE: at 04:05PM
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Broadway Grosses: & Juliet & The Old Man and the Pool Start With a Splash by Lindsey Sullivan

The fall theater season is in full swing. New musicals and plays are beginning performances and even rolling out red carpets. Both & Juliet and Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool e…

SOURCE: at 05:54PM

Class Notes: From “Cost of Living,” Gregg Mozgala by Lauren Class Schneider

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to Gregg Mozgala, from “Cost of Living” Class notes actively covers New York’s current theater season on, off, and off-off Broadway. For a transcr…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 12:00PM
Monday, October 31, 2022

Cost of Living's Katy Sullivan on the Attitude That Made Her a Paralympian Athlete and Broadway Star by Lindsey Sullivan

Theatergoers have through November 6 to catch Martyna Majok's Cost of Living at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The production marks the Pulitzer Prize-winning play's Broadway premiere and …

SOURCE: at 05:48PM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 10/29/22 - Paulo Szot, Katy Sullivan and more by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Editor-in-Chief Paul Wonto…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:06AM
Thursday, October 27, 2022

‘The Broadway Show’: Katy Sullivan on what makes ‘Cost of Living’ historic by Caitlin Hornik

“Cost of Living” was a groundbreaking play when it first debuted Off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. Now on MTC’s Broadway stage, the Pulitzer Prize winner by Martyna Majok continu…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 08:59PM

Hear from & Juliet's Paulo Szot, Cost of Living's Katy Sullivan & More on The Broadway Show by Caitlin Moynihan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York…

SOURCE: at 01:13PM

*BONUS* Cost Of Living Red Carpet by Automatic Episode Import

Live on the Red Carpet Opening Night of COST OF LIVING. Conversations include inclusivity and accessibility on Broadway, how to allow yourself to be vulnerable as an actor/audience member, d…

SOURCE: at 05:48AM
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt Sets New Box Office House Record by Caitlin Moynihan

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt continues to wow audiences. The play, which opened on October 2, grossed $1,158,050.70 this week, setting a new house record at the Longacre Theatre for a new pl…

SOURCE: at 06:25PM
Monday, October 24, 2022

REPORT: The Hottest Ticket on Broadway is the Wheelchair-Accessible Space at "Cost of Living" by Broadway Beat

by Steven Verdile. @stevenverdilecreative NEW YORK, NY - The Pulitzer-winning play Cost of Living features groundbreaking authentic...

SOURCE: at 05:43PM

COST OF LIVING Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living is in its final two weeks of performances. Written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:24PM
Sunday, October 23, 2022

‘It’s really desperate’: cost of living crisis spells bleak times for British arts venues by Esther Addley and Harriet Sherwood

Many in the UK’s creative sector are being hit hard by rising fuel costs and reluctant audiences When Sarah Munro was first appointed director of one of Britain’s biggest art galleries, …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:55PM

Martyna Majok on Hoping for Magic, and Wishing for Ghosts by Laura Collins-Hughes

The playwright, whose Pulitzer-winning “Cost of Living” is now on Broadway, talks about “the precarity of life” and our inherent need to be taken care of.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:19PM
Friday, October 21, 2022
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Lea Michele in Funny Girl Continues to Bring in Audiences by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway and Glee alum Lea Michele has been wowing audiences for just over a month as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, and theatergoers have been descending upon the August Wilson Theatre. Though …

SOURCE: at 03:25PM
Monday, October 17, 2022

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 10/15/22 - Ashley Loren, Victoria Clark and More by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Host Tamsen Fadal sits down with KIMBER…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:43AM
Sunday, October 16, 2022

Broadway Theater Review: Cost of Living by Lauren Yarger

KatySullivan, David Zayas. Photo: Jeremy Daniel Gregg Mozgala, Kara Young. Photo: Jeremy Daniel Cost of LivingBy Martyna Majok Directed by Jo BonneySamuel J. Friedman Theatre Extended th…

SOURCE: at 04:00PM
Thursday, October 13, 2022

Extended only through Nov. 6! | Cost of Living by Manhattan Theatre Club

ICYMI: Cost of Living has extended its Broadway run! The New York Times Critic's Pick and Pulitzer Prize winner is only playing through November 6, so see it before it's gone. Tickets are a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:37PM

Cost of Living by Elyse Trevers

photo credit @ Jeremy Daniel The play “Cost of Living” by Martyna Majok will touch your heart and resonate in your consciousness long after you’ve left the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. …

SOURCE: at 10:22AM

‘Cost of Living’ extends Broadway run by Caitlin Hornik

The Broadway premiere of “Cost of Living” has received a one-week extension. Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play will now run through Nov. 6 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samue…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:05AM

Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 13, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

Cost of Living’ Extends on Broadway, ‘Glee’ Docuseries Announced, Angela Lansbury Final Interview “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top the…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

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