Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Lyceum Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

A Christmas Carol to Return to Broadway for the 2021 Holiday Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Jack Thorne's adaptation of A Christmas Carol will make a Broadway return in 2021. Directed by Matthew Warchus, the stage reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic story had been aiming to re…

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, October 10- Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Bring OH, HELLO! to Broadway!

At long last, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's wildly popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, have made their debuts on The Great White Way in their acclaimed masterpiece, Oh, H…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Jack Thorne's Adaptation of A Christmas Carol Will Be Performed and Streamed from London's Old Vic by Caitlin Moynihan

Even Scrooge would admit this is good news! For the fourth year in a row, Jack Thorne's adaptation of A Christmas Carol will play at London's Old Vic Theatre. This year it's part of the Old…

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Terror at home by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review a webcast of the 2009 PBS “Great Performances” made-for-TV film of Rupert Goold’s modern-dress Macbeth, starring Patrick Stewart. Here’s an …

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Monday, August 10, 2020

The Day the Music Stopped: Stage Manager Matt DiCarlo on Missing the Sing Street Family by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

New Musical Sing Street Postpones Broadway Run by

The previously announced Sing Street is postponing its Broadway bow. The show is now aiming for an opening between winter 2021 and 2022 at a Shubert theater to be announced. The musical w…

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‘Sing Street’ delays Broadway opening to winter 2021-2022 by Caitlin Huston

“Sing Street” is delaying its Broadway opening to a date between winter 2021 and winter 2022, the producers announced Monday. The new musical, based on the 2016 film by John Carney, was …

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Broadway’s ‘Sing Street’ Musical From ‘Once’ Team Postpones Opening Until 2021-22 by Greg Evans

Sing Street, the sold-out Off Broadway musical that was set to begin performances at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre just as the COVID-19 shutdown hit, is now targeting an opening sometime betwe…

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Sing Street Now Eyes 2021-2022 Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

The musical was to begin performances at the Lyceum Theatre March 26.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

9 Covers of [title of show]'s "Nine People's Favorite Thing" for B'way Anniversary!

On a July night (the 17th to be exact!) in 2008 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Susan Blackwell and Heidi Blickenstaff took their opening night [title of show] bow wit…

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Bringing the stage to the airwaves: David Greig's romance for our times by Mark Fisher

The playwright and the director Elizabeth Newman on how they reimagined their new theatre production for radio in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak ‘We never ask the right question of t…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

‘A devastating moment for our industry’: Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre in hibernation by Thom Dibdin

Edinburgh's Lyceum Theatre has entered a period of "hibernation" as a building-based producing theatre, postponing all 2020 shows and entering into negotiations with all staff over redundanc…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum goes into 'hibernation' as Covid fallout hits stages by Lanre Bakare Arts and Culture Correspondent

£700,000 loss forces landmark theatre to cancel entire 2020 programme in hope of emerging renewed next spring – and staving off financial fate of other venues The Royal Lyceum theatre in …

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Monday, May 18, 2020

BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt from UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: The Lyceum Theatre

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volum…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

West End's Lyceum Theatre Suffers Severe Flood

West End's Lyceum Theatre, home to The Lion King, has suffered a severe flood yesterday.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Lion King's London home, the Lyceum Theatre, has been flooded

"This is the morning report." Last night (11 May 2020), the orchestra pit located in the basement of the Lyceum Theatre was flooded by about 12 feet (4 metres) in depth. The London Fire …

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

London Extends Cancellation of West End Performances Through June 28 by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, West End theaters have extended cancellation of performances through June 28. The previous date had been April 26; the Ambassador Theatre Grou…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Sing Street: Grounded Benefit Performance Raises $310,924 by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway cast of the new musical Sing Street, which had been scheduled to open at the Lyceum Theatre on April 19, presented a virtual performance to benefit The Mayor's Fund to Advance N…

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Friday, May 1, 2020

The Friday 5 Quiz: Roxie or Velma? by JK

How well do you know the merry murderesses from the revival of Chicago? It's been playing longer than some of you have been alive, so needless to say there have a lot of actors that have pla…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Sing Street, Little Shop of Horrors & More Nominated for Off-Broadway Alliance Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 10th Annual Off…

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

Catch the Broadway Cast of Sing Street Sing from Home in Benefit Performance on April 30 by Lindsey Sullivan

It's inspiring to see the ways in which the Broadway community has united to create for wonderful causes in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The Broadway cast of the new musical Sing Street,…

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Friday, April 24, 2020

The Friday 5 Quiz: Which Came First? by JK

No, this isn't a chicken or egg situation. But you might need to do a little research to figure out which one happened first in each pair. This week's Friday 5 Quiz might teach you a little …

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of The Visit on Broadway Starring Chita Rivera by Marc J. Franklin

The musical opened at the Lyceum Theatre April 23, 2015.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Watch the Rockin' 'Riddle of the Model' Music Video from Sing Street; Broadway Cast Recording to Be Released by Lindsey Sullivan

Gary Clark and John Carney's score to the new musical Sing Street, which was scheduled to begin performances at the Lyceum Theatre on March 26 ahead of the Broadway shutdown, will be preserv…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Ambassador Theatre Group Suspends London Performances Through May 31 Due to COVID-19 by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that all performances at their London venues have been suspended until May 31, according to Variety. These venue…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Disney's The Lion King musical FAQ: Your guide to the 8th longest-running West End show

It's been running in the West End for 20 years now and counting. And although the Lyceum Theatre may be closed temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for tickets to see The Li…

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Hamlet review – the Wooster Group resurrect Richard Burton's Dane by Kate Wyver

Available onlineJohn Gielgud’s 1964 production of Shakespeare’s play haunts this meta-spectacle that questions the nature of performance In these times when “too, too solid flesh” is…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Mrs Puntila and Her Man Matti, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh review - a drink-sodden slog by Fergus Morgan

Re-gendered Brecht proves a chore If there’s one certainty about the Edinburgh Lyceum’s production of Mrs Puntila And Her Man Matti  – and there aren't many in this unsatisfying, ove…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Mrs Puntila and Her Man Matti review at Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh – ‘well-performed but overlong update of Brecht’ by Thom Dibdin

This gender-swapped update of Brecht’s 1940 comedy, Mr Puntila and His Man Matti, is less than the sum of its individually shining

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Watch Now: New Music Video “Drive It Like You Stole It” from Sing Street by Broadway Direct

Clap with us! Check out our latest music video for #DriveItLikeYouStoleIt! See you on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre beginning March 26! The post Watch Now: New Music Video “Drive It Like …

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