Friday, June 11, 2021

Odds & Ends: Ian McKellen Uses Solo Show Profits to Raise Over £5 Million for the Theater Industry by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Actors' Salaries Covered by Fund Created by Ian McKellen on Stage Here's another reason to adore stage and screen legend I…

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Review: Six Characters in Search of an Author, The Tower Theatre/The Acting Gymnasium by Shirley Both

Review: Six Characters in Search of an Author, The Tower Theatre/The Acting Gymnasium2.0Overall ScoreThe students of The Acting Gymnasium are presenting their newest production at the Tower …

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Want ‘Springsteen On Broadway’ Tickets? Get In (Virtual) Line And Prepare To Pony Up by Greg Evans

Longtime Bruce Springsteen fans are well-practiced in the art of waiting in line for tickets, a skill that could come in handy today with reports of virtual wait times for the recently annou…

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Watch Marvin's Binoculars, a theatre show about the great outdoors – video

The Unicorn theatre presents a vibrant new drama about wildlife and friendship designed to encourage children to explore their local green spaces. Directed by Justin Audibert, Marvin’s Bin…

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The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber review – blows off lockdown cobwebs by Chris Wiegand

Curve, LeicesterPowerhouse renditions of songs from Joseph, Phantom, Superstar and more – plus memories from the man himself – dazzle in an inventive show Andrew Lloyd Webber is the firs…

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‘I rip off my skin and give him the guts’ – Lisa Dwan on her approach to Beckett by Arifa Akbar

The actor had a great lockdown: she learned to cook, took up cello – and fell in love. Now six months pregnant, Dwan’s about to be buried up to her neck in Happy Days. Is she worried? Li…

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Lloyd Webber says he will risk arrest to reopen his theatres on 21 June by Pa Media

Impresario is determined his production of Cinderella will start this month in London as planned Andrew Lloyd Webber has said he is determined to open his theatres on 21 June regardless of w…

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“Broadway you’re finally coming back”: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda lead quick-hit homage by New York Theater

Watch the six minute video below of Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrating the return of Broadway in September, managing quick-hit homages to some dozen Broadway musicals, from “Six” to “Hamil…

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Monday, June 7, 2021

New play recounts ‘petticoat rule’ in the UK’s first female-majority council by Jessica Murray

Frankie Meredith’s Petticoat Council – to be performed as part of Coventry’s city of culture celebrations – celebrates women’s pioneering achievements in Bishop’s Itchington In a…

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51 – SIX The Musical: Kevin McCollum, Producer by Automatic Episode Import

In the first episode in our SIX the Musical series, we sat down with Tony Award-winning Producer Kev

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League of Professional Theatre Women Presents Its Theatre Women Awards June 7 by Dan Meyer

The virtual gala honors Estelle Parsons with the Lifetime Achievement Award and celebrates six other female theatre artists.

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

Becoming Dr. Ruth **** by Barry Gordin

By: Patrick Christiano Renowned sex therapist, Dr. Ruth, attended the opening night of Becoming Dr. Ruth at Bay Street theater in Sag Harbor. June 6, 2021:  The re-opening of Bay Street T…

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The Show Must Go On! Live at The Palace Theatre Will Be Broadcast Today, 6 June

Including TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, SIX, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, WICKED,  Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical,…

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Drowntown review – surfing waves of sadness on the seashore by Sarah Crompton

Touring onlineRhiannon Faith’s piece about social deprivation in our seaside towns is gloomy but technically impressive A white space pockmarked with circles of dark dust, like black holes…

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Eddie Palmieri LIVE at #RestartStages at Lincoln Center by Lincoln Center

Over the course of an inspiring sixty-year recording career, the New York-born pianist Eddie Palmieri’s name has become synonymous with the city’s vital Latin jazz scene. An awardee of t…

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Friday, June 4, 2021

BENEFIT PERFORMANCE: The Joyce returns LIVE and IN-PERSON with "State of Darkness" by Joycetheater

Following an acclaimed virtual run this fall, The Joyce Theater is delighted to bring Molissa Fenley's celebrated solo work, State of Darkness, to our Chelsea home this spring for live, soci…

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Six Flags St. Louis celebrates 50 years of thrills, family and memories by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Six Flags over Mid-America, as it was originally called, opened 50 years ago June 5, on Eureka land that had been a wheat field.

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British Ballet Charity Gala review – an eye-opening dance extravaganza by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Albert Hall, LondonTutu-clad tradition made way for scenes of male modelling and Orwellian injustice – but the value of dance stayed at the fore The arts are in a Covid crisis and he…

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

RAD grant will allow PBT's Open Air series to continue in fall, spring by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The $250,000 grant will support at least six more series events to be held each fall and spring.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Backup Eddie Palmieri by Lincoln Center

Over the course of an inspiring sixty-year recording career, the New York-born pianist Eddie Palmieri’s name has become synonymous with the city’s vital Latin jazz scene. An awardee of t…

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Top five West End shows to see with the family by Hira Desai

From Six to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, the West End is home to some of the most entertaining productions out there. Find out more here. The post Top five West End shows t…

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Broadway-Aimed Four Tops Musical in Development by Original Group Member Abdul 'Duke' Fakir by Lindsey Sullivan

Another Motown super group may have its story told on Broadway. According to Page Six, original Four Tops member Abdul “Duke” Fakir and producer Paul Lambert are working on a musical abo…

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Monday, May 31, 2021

Great Barrington Public Theater Has New Plays by Mark St. Germain and Anne Undeland, With Mark H. Dold, Larry Bryggman, More by Kenneth Jones

New plays by Mark St. Germain and Anne Undeland will enliven Great Barrington Public Theater’s summer 2021 season in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. Six weeks of performances — includin…

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Friday, May 28, 2021

Call Answered: Joshua Packard: Actor, The Truth About Santa Claus, Kevin Farley by Adam Rothenberg

Joshua Packard is an actor on the rise whose latest film, The Santa Claus, is now available on Amazon Prime. Joshua plays the younger version of Kevin Farley’s character “Gary.” The Sa…

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Elle King: Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home) by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James Corden welcomes Elle King back to the show, and she shares what it's like to be six months pregnant and write a song called "Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)," and she shares a specia…

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Ep 22 – Emma Hunton: “My Entire Life is Based off the Decision of a Six Year Old” by Automatic Episode Import

Emma Hunton is a class act. She currently plays Davia Moss on GOOD TROUBLE, now in its third season.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Wendy Wasserstein Project Virtual Celebration 2021 by TDF

In 1998, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein and TDF wanted to see if theatre was still relevant to young people. We took eight high school students to see six shows in one s…

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

IMPRESSIONS: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Highlights of Three Acclaimed Works in their Original Television Broadcast Premieres — Free and On Demand by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Lar Lubovitch, Highlights of Three Acclaimed Works in their Original Television Broadcast Premieres "Duet from Concerto Six Twenty-Two," "Othello," and "The Planets" Free …

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Monday, May 24, 2021

Six is #BackOnStage in the West End by Hira Desai

The iconic British musical returned #BackOnStage at the Lyric Theatre on Friday and fans well and truly lost their head. Find out more, here! The post Six is #BackOnStage in the West End app…

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Decades review – it’s curtain up to terror and rage from Simon Armitage and Maxine Peake by Catherine Love

Leeds PlayhouseThe poet and actor are among six writers whose short monologues span the theatre’s 50 years – from the Yorkshire Ripper to a post-lockdown future As Leeds Playhouse welco…

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Broadway's In The Heights Parodies Les Miserables' "One Day More" by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

If the June 11 premiere of @intheheightsmovie feels far away, take a trip to Washington Heights with this Easter Bonnet Competition performance by the mega-talented Broadway cast. "Una Dia …

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