Thursday, August 22, 2019

Slava's Snowshow Will Return to Broadway for Holiday Run by

The theatrical spectacle Slava's Snowshow has booked a return holiday engagement at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The show, created and staged by acclaimed Russian clown Slava Polunin…

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Tarot review – anarchic sketch trio play their cards right by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Sordidly silly sketches including a semi-clothed standoff, a gory childbirth and an appearance by Satan bring the house down with their delinquent humour We wa…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Walking On Your Feet Across America by Angela Tricarico

by Linedy Genao "Who'd have known way back when, we'd ever have this chance to do it all over again." – “De Nuevo,” from the new musical Passing Through. …

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

REVIEW: Assassins (Signature Theater, Arlington, VA) by JK

Review of the Saturday, August 17, 2019 preview performance at The Max at Signature Theater in Arlington, VA. Starring Christopher Bloch, Kurt Boehm, Evan Casey, Vincent Kempski, Sam Ludwig,…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Moulin Rouge! The Musical - Where Love Triumphs by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander Love and passion collide with loyalty and responsibility in Moulin Rouge! A stirring powerhouse of a Broadway musical at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. It's 1899 a…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Since U Been Gone review – life-affirming study of grief, gender and friendship by Kate Wyver

Assembly Roxy, EdinburghTeddy Lamb untangles the difficulties of relationships in a bold monologue that is bursting with love The ache of lost time is contained in this delicate monologue gr…

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A Day In the Life Of A Six-Foot-Tall Munchkin by Angela Tricarico

by Kaleb Van Rijswijck Kaleb Van Rijswijck A Theater for Young…

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How London’s National Theatre Live Changed The Landscape by Artsjournal2

Broadcasting live theatre changes the audience – and the theatre. But for the better? Directors try to “collaborate with the show’s creative team and company. ‘We’ve got to do it i…

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Sexy Lamp review – actor shines stark light on the misogyny of her industry by Chris Wiegand

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghKatie Arnstein uses Dorothy’s yellow-brick road to map her own struggles and issue a raw reminder of the urgency of #MeToo ‘We saw your boobs! We saw your b…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

A rum sort of show: Sh!t Theatre turn bad news into art with alcohol by Kate Wyver

Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole’s latest show started off exploring Brexit, then turned darker. No wonder they hand beer to the audience and down shots on stage To try and win the lo…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Queen of Hearts by Sandra Mardenfeld

Ian Spring and LEXXE as Alice. Photo: Mark Shelby Perry This burlesque journey down the rabbit hole transforms Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland into a circus-tinged, sex…

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People You Should Know . . . Karen Azenberg by Zack Calhoon

KAREN AZENBERG us the Artistic Director at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC), one of the country’s leading regional theatres and proud a professional arts affiliate of the University of Utah. …

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When Did They Arrive? by Leah Richards

When Did They Arrive? Leah Richards August 15, 2019 - 09:19 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

VIDEO: 'Day-O' Songwriter Spends 95th Birthday at BEETLEJUICE with Post-Show Sing-Along!

Lord Burgess, the songwriter of 'Day-O,' just stopped by the Winter Garden Theatre to celebrate his 95th birthday with the cast of BEETLEJUICE. Watch below as the audience joins in for a sp…

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

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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Everything I Do review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘crackling intimacy’ by Tim Bano

In her concept album on stage, Zoe Ní Riordáin uses sound and symbol, rather than story, to create connections with the audience

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‘Another example of a woman’s story repurposed by a man’: CHERIE – MY STRUGGLE – Edinburgh Fringe by Amy Toledano

Cherie Blair, as played by Mary Ryder, shares her memoir with the audience, recounting her time from childhood right through until the end of Tony’s time as PM in 2007.

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Conference Call: Leah Forster, Dana Friedman, Liz Glazer: "LOL Nidrei: Unforgivably Naughty Jewish Comedy by Adam Rothenberg

As someone who used to perform Stand-Up comedy, I love interviewing comedians. I remember performing on a few Jewish/Gay specific comedy shows and it was great seeing the wide range of jokes…

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Review: Umbrella Man, Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe by Liam McCarthy

Review: Umbrella Man, Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe3.0starsWe meet Colin Bramwell at a bar in Cambodia. The audience sit with him as he, alone and far away, regales us wi…

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Nicole Car & Etienne Dupuis in recital with Jayson Gillham by Arts Review

It may have been one of the year’s coldest nights outside, but inside the Canberra Theatre the audience couldn’t have been more warm and welcoming to the artist touted as being “one of…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Broadway Producer Pat Addiss Among Speakers at 2nd Act Series at CT''s Waterbury Palace by Laurenyarger

Presenters have been selected for the second season of 2ND ACT, the Palace Theater’s acclaimed speaker’s series that features stories by people post age 50, who are doing some extraord…

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"Together We Are One" by Angela Tricarico

 by Ryan Duncan Ryan Duncan (right) with Max Chernin in Passing Through (Photo by Diane Sobolewski) …

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Ejaculation review at Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘earnest but confusing’ by Nicole Serratore

Finnish artists Essi Rossi and Sarah Kivi set out to educate themselves and the audience on women, sex, and desire in Ejaculation:

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Sequins, sporrans, lechery and lap-dancing: why The Lady Boys of Bangkok rule the fringe by Alex Needham

Shunned by hipsters, adored by local Scots, they’re the fringe’s biggest show. How did this retro cocktail of cheesy euphoria become such a phenomenon? Friday night in Edinburgh and a tr…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

"Here I Am Proving Myself Wrong." by Angela Tricarico

by Lance Wiener Aaron Alcaraz Mean Girls on Broadway has been …

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Road Show by John Simon

It was clever of Encores! to revive Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical “Road Show,” a musical with some gorgeous music both for individuals and choral. The orchestra under Jam…

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‘Chillingly atmospheric’: EQUUS – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Ned Bennett’s thrillingly engaging production of Peter Shaffer’s play grabs the audience’s attention and imagination brilliantly.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

London Hughes review – roof-raising routines from a comic force of nature by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghRaucous and rude, the standup provides a whirlwind tour of her sexual history and blows past all objections with the G-force gusto of her performance You might …

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Spotlight: Chaos Theory by Jessica Creane

CHAOS THEORY is an immersive, game-theater experience that transforms the complex science of chaos theory into a series of playful games and stories exploring the underlying chaos of workpla…

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Call Answered: Robyn Lynne Norris: "#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment" by Adam Rothenberg

A few weeks ago I saw the new Off-Broadway musical #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, written by Robyn Lynne Norris. This show was so relatable and the audience interaction was fantastic. This …

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Shaw Festival’s Victory strips some of the urgency from Howard Barker’s incredible text by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The production has one of the most impressive casts in recent memory, but the audience is given no signposts to follow the story, writes Carly Maga.

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