Friday, December 4, 2020

Revisit Six Star Adrianna Hicks' Interview With Built for the Stage by Playbill Staff

The interview and fitness series from Coach Joe Rosko dives into fitness, singing and dancing, and life during the pandemic.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Barrett Wilbert Weed to Have Recurring Role on New Series Bridge and Tunnel by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway's Barrett Wilbert Weed has a new gig. The Mean Girls original cast member has joined the cast of Bridge and Tunnel, an upcoming Epix dramedy series written, directed and produced …

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

New online magazine capturing impact of Covid-19 on local artists

Capturing the imagination, mood and impact on local artists during the extended lockdown period, Exhibiting Culture Online is a new online magazine that will feature local artists with con…

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Call Answered: Joel B. New Interview: Composer/Lyricist, Undertaking Christmas by Adam Rothenberg

Joel B. New is a composer/lyricist who is the proud recipient of the American Theatre Wing’s Jonathan Larson Grant and MAC's John Wallowitch Award for his songwriting. This holiday season …

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THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Virtual Gala Now Available for On Demand Streaming

A who's who of stage, screen, and music stars came together virtually last night to help The 24 Hour Plays celebrate its milestone 20th Annual Broadway Gala. Hugh Dancy, Rachel Dratch, Carly…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Here's one I made earlier: Blue Peter daredevil Peter Duncan's DIY panto by Sam Wollaston

The former children’s TV presenter has made a festive spectacular with friends and family. It’s Jack and the Beanstalk – filmed in his own back garden ‘Come in, hi, I’m Peter,” s…

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James Monroe Iglehart, Telly Leung, Ann Harada, and More Are on The Nice List, Starting December 1 by Andrew Gans

The new holiday musical features six new songs by Gary Adler and Phoebe Kreutz.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

A huge Summer of live comedy at the Sydney Opera House

Over four weeks, four new shows, featuring six of Australia’s funniest, with one very funny bonus Welshman. Two iconic duos Lano & Woodley and Judith Lucy and Denise Scott; the king of…

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Call Answered: Nathan Sheridan: Singer/Songwriter, Take It Away by Adam Rothenberg

Nathan Sheridan is a rising singer/songwriter whose story is both inspiring and heartbreaking. Nathan grew up with parents who battled addiction and he lost his sister at the age of eight to…

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A huge summer of live comedy has just been announced for the Sydney Opera House by Sean McLoughlin

Over four weeks, four new shows, featuring six of Australia’s funniest with one very funny Welshman. Two iconic duos Lano

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Holiday Gifts For Theater Lovers 2020 by New York Theater

My ninth annual holiday gift guide is, like theater itself, greatly altered from the previous years. Below are recommendations for albums , play scripts, librettos and new and cherished boo…

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Friday, November 27, 2020

NEWS: Studio 3 Arts present their festive family theatre adaptation of The Princess & the Pea with a twist by Press Releases

This Christmas Studio 3 Arts will present their family theatre adaptation of The Princess and the Pea performed from 10-20 December 2020 at various times throughout the day. This fully socia…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

See Broadway Favorites Have a Zoom-Style Thanksgiving Celebration by

Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean you still can't celebrate with loved ones! See how some Broadway characters are being safe and eating their feasts …

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London Theatres can open after Tier 2 is confirmed

The UK government have begun announcing the tier system today and London has been confirmed as Tier 2. This confirms that December shows can go ahead including the reopening of West End favo…

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay: A Conversation with Irish Playwright Lee Coffey by Ashley Steed

It’s been six years since Leper and Chip played to sold-out Dublin audiences with critical success. Not bad for first-time playwright and Dublin native Lee Coffey. His next two plays, P…

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Vanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Sterling K. Brown and More to Appear at Alvin Ailey Virtual Benefit

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday virtual season Ailey Forward celebrating six decades of Revelations will launch on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30pm ET with a “Revelati…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Best Musical Theater Album Grammy 2021 Nominations Announced by Broadway Direct

Announced today were the nominations for the 63rd Grammy Awards. The awards will officially be announced on Sunday, January 31 on CBS. The Daily Show and Grammy-nominated comedian Trevor No…

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Fewer Broadway Contenders Open Grammy’s Musical Theater Nominations To Off Broadway, London by Greg Evans

The theater industry’s pandemic-shortened season seems to have opened up the Grammy playing field for cast albums, as only two of the six just-announced nominees for the 2021 awards repres…

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Six Announces Extension Through April 2021 Ahead of West End Return by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, the hit musical Six is slated to be the first West End musical to reopen since theaters shut down as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the national lockd…

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Jagged Little Pill, Soft Power, Little Shop of Horrors, More Earn 2021 Grammy Nominations by Ryan McPhee

Six cast recordings are up for Best Musical Theater Album at the 63rd annual awards.

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JAGGED LITTLE PILL, AMERICAN UTOPIA & More Nominated for Best Musical Theatre Album at the GRAMMY AWARDS

The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Am…

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Six extends socially distanced run at Lyric Theatre until April 2021 by Hira Desai

SIX today announced that the Queens will be extending their West End run at the Lyric Theatre for a further 11 weeks until April 2021. How lucky are we? The post Six extends socially distan…

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SIX extends Lyric Theatre season by eleven weeks by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo SIX today announces that it will extend for a further 11 weeks through to April 18, 2021 at the Lyric Theatre, London. This post SIX extends Lyric Theatre season by eleven we…

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Six extends West End Lyric run until April 2021

Queendom rejoice! Six is temporarily moving into London’s Lyric Theatre and is extending its reign before it even begins. More Six tickets have just gone on sale, so don’t lose ur head…

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Monday, November 23, 2020

‘A richly resonant set of stories’: THE BARREN AUTHOR – Spiteful Puppet (Online review) by John Chapman

The character of Baron Munchausen has a long and illustrious history (he first appeared in 1785) but is probably best known in this country via Terry Gilliam’s 1988 film. Some of the spiri…

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Fair Play: power games in the changing room of a women's football team by Tamsin Oglesby

Our series of extracts from unstaged scripts continues with Tamsin Oglesby’s play about whether a squad – all women and run by women – can win in a different way This is not a play ab…

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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Vsevolod Meyerhold: The Revolutionary Communist Director Executed By Stalin by Valeria Paikova

Vsevolod Meyerhold was a personality of great contradictions, and one of the movers and shakers in the 20th-century theatre. It’s not an exaggeration to say that he influenced the art of p…

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Review: Lament for Sheku Bayoh, National Theatre of Scotland and EIF by Liam Offord

Review: Lament for Sheku Bayoh, National Theatre of Scotland and EIF4.0Overall ScoreLament for Sheku Bayoh is a response to the 2015 death of an unarmed black man, Sheku Bayoh, whilst in pol…

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A celebration of cinema by and about great women in art

Over six weekends in November and December, the HERE I AM: Art by Great Women festival at Kambri will present an exciting free program of films that profile and celebrate influential female …

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Friday, November 20, 2020

The Wharf Revue: Good Night and Good Luck

Closing out an epic 20-year run, outlasting six prime ministers and countless political gaffes, Riverside Theatres will present the premiere of Sydney Theatre Company’s The Wharf Revue: Go…

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In the News: Olivier Winner Sam Tutty, Six Stars, and More Will Be Part of West End Acoustic Concert, Tina Fallon Departs Dramatists Guild, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Syndee Winters and Carmen Ruby Floyd in the inspirational new music video, "When Broadway Is Back."

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