Saturday, August 17, 2019

Jessica Fostekew review – punchy polemic about gender stereotyping by Brian Logan

Monkey Barrel Comedy, Edinburgh The standup rails against old-fashioned ideals of femininity, the diet industry and society’s policing of women’s bodies. It’s strong stuff. Who decides…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Marsha Mason on Starring in Little Gem, Her Race Car Driver Days and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason is back on stage appearing in Little Gem at the Irish Repertory Theatre, and she recently stopped by Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive to talk all about it. "Th…

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Broadway by the Bay’s ‘Sister Act’ full of nostalgia, terrific acting by Joanne Engelhardt

Broadway by the Bay’s production, which has only six more performances, is a perfect way to spend a summer evening.

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Fox-Tot! review at Magnusson Theatre, Edinburgh Academy – ‘exuberant chaos’ by Eleanor Turney

This is Scottish Opera’s second show for babies; after the huge success of BambinO for six to 18-month-olds, Fot-Tot! is aimed at

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‘I Love Staring At One Spot For Six Hours!’ Life-Drawing Models On The Trials And Joys Of Posing Nude For Art Students by Artsjournal1

The person who gave that quote actually meant it. Tim Jonze talks to three professional figure models about the worst and best parts of their jobs. – The Guardian

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Owner Of Pulse Nightclub Wants To Put Up Museum To Massacre There. Survivors Are Not Having It by Artsjournal1

Says one who was wounded in the 2016 shooting, “They’re talking about a theme-park environment where you buy memorabilia.” Of the club’s owner, who runs a foundation (which pays her …

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Photo Coverage: Casts of TOOTSIE, MEAN GIRLS and More Sing Out in Bryant Park!

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series brought the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecutive weeks, concluding yesterday,…

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A cat was the first Queen Of The Mist and other facts unbeknownst to many

This unbelievable true story had audiences remarked after its UK premiere at Jack Studio Theatre, and following its successful run comes a transfer to London’s Charing Cross Theatre. Thi…

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Tales of the Turntable review – a musical magical history tour by Lyndsey Winship

Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonThe terrific teenage dancers of ZooNation’s youth company crank up a gramophone time machine and zip through styles from Charleston to hip-hop It’s massively …

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& Juliet rehearsals sneak peek and cast Q&A

With the likes of SIX dominating not just the West End but the world, it’s safe to say girl power is more in now than it was during the 90s at the height of the Spice Girls’ reign. Get …

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Odds & Ends: 'Day-O' Songwriter Lord Burgess Joins Beetlejuice Cast for Onstage Sing-Along & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today."Day-O" Songwriter Lord Burgess Joins Beetlejuice Cast for Onstage Sing-Along Broadway.com vlogger Leslie Kritzer isn't the onl…

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BWW TV: TOOTSIE, MEAN GIRLS & More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park- Watch Now!

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series brought the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecutive weeks, concluding today, Aug…

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Call Answered: JAC Carrera: Child Actor: "Gotham", "Facts of Life", "Swinging Into Action" by Adam Rothenberg

One of the most interesting interview opportunities I get is with child actors because you never know where they will end up. I always hope I’ll have the chance to chat with them now, at t…

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People You Should Know . . . Elizabeth A. Bell by Zack Calhoon

Elizabeth A. Bell is a San Francisco-born, New York-based actor-singer-VO artist. Most recently seen in productions of The Fool’s Lear (Goneril), and J Stephen Brantley’s The Emilies. O…

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Broadway-Bound Six Adds Performances to Boston Bow by Ryan McPhee

The musical heads to the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as part of its journey to New York City.

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From James Madison to North Shore by Angela Tricarico

by Abigail Charpentier Susie Carroll Since this spring, Susie …

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A Roundabout rundown: Six Paines Plough shows at Edfringe by Laura Kressly

The Paines Plough Roundabout is the most reliable, new writing venues at the fringe. With a collection of work that represents the width and breadth of the UK both geographically and themati…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Learn About Freestyle Love Supreme, A High-Energy Blend of Hip-Hop, Improv & Music by Broadway.com

In Freestyle Love Supreme, six talented performers spin cues from the audience into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and full musical numbers.

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VIDEO: SIX The Musical Performs At Broadway In Chicago's Summer Concert

The cast of SIX the musical took to the stage at Broadway in Chicago's summer concert earlier this week to give audiences a taste of the hit musical! Check out the video!

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

PRODUCER SPRECHER RELEASED ON $100,000 BOND AFTER CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ARREST by Philip Boroff

Ben Sprecher, who spent six years in court trying to clear his name following the pre-opening collapse of Rebecca the Musical,  was accused in a Federal complaint of possessing and distribu…

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Paul Alexander Nolan, Joaquina Kalukango & More to Star in Slave Play on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed work Slave Play. The previously announced production, directed by Robert O'Hara, will begin previews on Se…

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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead the National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Ryan Gilbert

You've gotta look to your heart! 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani will lead the national tour of A Bronx Tale. Fradiani will star as Lorenzo in the road production of the popular musi…

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The Exhilarating Experience of Binge-Watching The Inheritance by Gerard Raymond For Broadway Direct

Matthew Lopez’s two-part play about contemporary gay life in New York, The Inheritance, was a runaway critical and popular hit when it premiered in London last year. Audiences compared t…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

‘Burlesques on absurdism’: OUR WALK THROUGH THE WORLD – The Water Rats by Darren Ross

Ross Howard's six short plays are set in worlds that are burlesques on absurdism. Relationships don't so much fail to work as unnervingly malfunction.

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Erika Henningsen, Renee Rapp & More Will Perform this Week at Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park returns this summer for its 20th year! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series will bring the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecu…

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The Lightning Thief Coming to Broadway for a Limited Engagement by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, based on the first book (2005) in the popular book series by Rick Riordan, enjoyed a well-received, six-week, sold-out run at Off-Broadway’s…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates 60 Years by Dan Meyer

CBS Sunday Morning honored the dance company by exploring their work achieved over the past six decades.

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Token Theatre Friends: From México to Broadway with Mauricio Martínez by American Theatre Editors

The Friends talk to the 'On Your Feet!' star about why he advocates for Latinx composers and for racial justice; plus discussions of Hannah Gadsby's 'Douglas' and 'Six.'

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How Director Alex Timbers Created a Moulin Rouge! That’s Both Spectacular and Substantive by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award–nominated visionary behind the massive jukebox musical spills the secrets of the mega production six years in the making.

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‘night, Mother by Arts Review

Whether it was in the performance, particularly in the final moments – Thelma’s (Caroline Lee) grief, visceral, her body twisting from guilt and the loss of her daughter, Jessie (Esther …

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Brush Up Your Shakespeare on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week is an ode to Shakespeare! Paige is giving …

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