Thursday, June 13, 2024

Nadia Beugré: L’Homme Rare review – no muscle is left untwerked by Lyndsey Winship

Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonThemes such as exoticised bodies and reversing the male gaze struggle are raised but not fully explored in Nadia Beugré’s show The promo material for L’Homme…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:36AM

Tony Predictions 2024 by Wendy Caster

It's Tony time again. Was this an exciting year on Broadway? Yes! Was it a disappointing year on Broadway? Yes! Same as it ever was. And here we go: (A complete list of nominees is provide…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 04:12AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Molly Atkinson talks Hedda Gabler with Antoni Cimolino by Stratford Festival

What happens when you restrict a woman from expressing her thoughts? What is it like to be a woman in a patriarchal world? Molly Atkinson, Director of Hedda Gabler, sits down with Stratfor…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:06PM

A Child of Science review – heartbreak and hard work behind birth of IVF by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Bristol Old VicGareth Farr’s account of IVF’s development is briskly directed but the science feels under-dramatised Towards the end of Gareth Farr’s A Child of Science, which explores…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM

Who It’s All For by American Theatre Editors

With our Spring issue, we've turned our focus away from the stage to the house to consider the audience.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:30AM

The 2024 JKTS Awards! by JK

It's that time of year again! Awards season is about to culminate with The Tony Awards, but we'd like to give out a few on our own first. Some are serious, others are just for fun. Your Read…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Qunitessence): A theatrical odyssey by Kathryn Osenlund

Father Comes Home From The Wars by Suzan-Lori Parks is remarkable in many ways. There’s no denying the appeal that took the audience to its… The post FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Qu…

SOURCE: phindie.com at 10:20PM

Mobile Phone Pied Pipers Lead Audiences To A Concert by Joe Patti

I saw an novel approach discussed for a concert by the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester, England where the concert is performed by the audience walking to the venue. Composer Huang Ruo’s  C…

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 10:12PM

Push Party –- TheaterLab by Jeff Myhre

Push Party is the story of five black women who have gathered to celebrate one of them giving birth. Set in a community room of a Harlem apartment building, the piece is not for the faint of…

SOURCE: stagebiz.com at 10:06AM

REVIEW: Suffs by JK

Review of the Saturday, June 8, 2024 matinee performance at The Music Box in New York City. Starring Kim Blanck, Ally Bonino, Tsilala Brock, Dana Costello, Hannah Cruz, Nadia Dandashi, Laila…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 03:24AM
Sunday, June 9, 2024

“Ghost of King” Rises with Grace & Inspiration—at OTP by K. Marguerite Caronna

Michael Wayne Turner III Resurrects MLK, Writer & Performer by K. Marguerite Caronna The Reverend stands in the shadows, behind an imposing white pulpit on a raised red stage at Oakland …

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:30PM
Friday, June 7, 2024

The World According to Micki Grant by Kendra Jones

The passion for sharing the work of Micki Grant found in these four performers exhibit is absorbed by the audience, and whether we grew up listening to Micki or have only heard one or two of…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 03:47PM

Martin Dudley Lights ‘Classic Tales of Yes’ Tour with CHAUVET Professional by Michael Eddy

Those who packed Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall on May 20 for the final show on the UK-EU leg of Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer’s 'Classic Tales of Yes' tour savored their irrepressible ene…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:20PM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Breaking the Story by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The dialogue is smart and sophisticated. The author’s unfocused theme seems to be the conflict between Marina and Nikki as to journalistic ethics. Marina believes in reporting the story wh…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:04PM

A Hairspray Revival May Be Broadway-Bound by Hayley Levitt

Are the nicest kids in town coming back to Broadway? In a recent interview with Broadway.com, director Jack O'Brien teased a revival of Hairspray, the musical comedy that won eight Tony Aw…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:36PM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

THE GREAT GATSBY, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL & More Win at the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce the winners of the 21st Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The Theater Fans' Choice Awards honor and celebrate the best of New York Theater - as decid…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM

Closer to Heaven review – Pet Shop Boys musical is still hellish by Ryan Gilbey

Turbine theatre, LondonAdequate songs are not enough to fill out Jonathan Harvey’s flimsy clubbers’ romance, though Frances Ruffelle provides some welcome razzle dazzle In four decades o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

On Stage in Georgia – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Jeffrey Bruce . . . . “Everybody Loves Somebody,” (Irving Taylor/Ken Lane) sung by Dean Martin, plays as the lights dim on Theatrical Outfit’s magnificent production …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:19AM
Monday, June 3, 2024

The Opposite of Love by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Ashley Griffin’s "The Opposite of Love" is not afraid to tackle questions of sex, intimacy, abuse and suicide. It does so with great sensitivity and delicacy. It is as though the author do…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 04:55PM

Molly Sweeney by Elyse Trevers

Brian Friel’s play “Molly Sweeney” directed by Charlotte Moore is staged in the simplest form imaginable. The three major characters are seated in chairs on stage. They speak directly …

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 07:26AM
Sunday, June 2, 2024

Bar Hopping with "The Keep Going Songs," "The Lonely Few" and "Three Houses" by Jan Simpson

All of a sudden everybody doing a musical in this brand new 2024-25 season seems to be bellying up to a bar. Already this month, I’ve seen three shows—The Keep Going Songs, The Lonely Fe…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 05:42AM
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Working in the Theatre Extended Interviews: Sergio Trujillo by American Theatre Wing

Catch this extended interview with Sergio Trujillo as he shares his passion for choreography and movement in musicals. Part of the "Working in the Theatre" series, this special cut dives int…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24PM

Ben Platt: "Requiem" (Dear Evan Hansen) by bwaySHO

Ben Platt sings "Requiem" from Dear Evan Hansen at the first night of his residency at The Palace Theatre. The residency runs from May 28th to June 15th, with a new special guest every nig…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:02PM

Catamounts shows put the audience at the center of the action by Lisa Kennedy

The Boulder company's latest, "Impossible Things," invites you to attend graduation.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 10:42AM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Duel Reality: The Electrifying New Show from The 7 Fingers by The Old Globe

Get your first look at the high-flying, heart-pounding new show from The 7 Fingers, playing summer 2024 at The Old Globe in San Diego. The triumphant return of the company that brought Glob…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:39PM

Final Days To Vote For the 21st Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards

The latest standings have been announced for the 21st Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. The Theater Fans' Choice Awards, honoring and celebrating the best of New York Theater - as decided …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:12AM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha by Kendra Jones

It's past 10pm when Julia Masli creeps up the backstage exit door steps, towards the audience. She doesn't resemble the classic clown--rather an anglerfish with a tiny handbell. A breathy, e…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 03:20PM

Edinburgh international children’s festival review – sensory magic and complex ideas made fun by Mark Fisher

Various venues, EdinburghFrom a gentle exploration of tubes and spheres to a forthright examination of climate change, immersive puppetry and minimalist narrators, this is mesmerising for fa…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:12AM
Friday, May 24, 2024

Here There Are Blueberries **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 25, 2024: The audience at the New York Theater Workshop is greeted with a camera on a stand positioned before a backdrop with a giant logo for Leica Cameras. Pleasant…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 05:39PM
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Winesday, The Wine Tasting Musical ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons May 23, 2024: When the house opens at The Jerry Orbach Theater these days something unusual happens. Members of the audience are not given a program. They receive a …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:07AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Everyman Theatre by Lynne Menefee

Everyman Theatre ends another great season with a surprising “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Directed by Artistic Director Noah Himmelstein and adapted by Gavin Witt, this is a very diffe…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 08:08PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards