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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Film Review: “The Post” — The Newspaper Business is Not Glamorous, But Movies Are by Arts Fuse Editor

Steven Spielberg’s political timing is nearly perfect, and so is his film.

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 10:24PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

True Blood and The Good Wife Star Carrie Preston Guests on The Compass by Playbill Staff

The Emmy Award-winning actor joins host Leah Walsh for Episode 103 of the artists’ podcast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:45PM

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Recap: Rotten Eggs by Allie Pape

I wasn’t sure what Crazy Ex-Girlfriend would do after the holiday break, given how intensely this season has careened from revenge fantasy to full-blown mental-health crisis to tentative r…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Chicken Coop’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Is Not Equal To Script’s Potential by Bill Hirschman

Christopher Durang initially wrote Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike to precisely match the inimitable talents of David Hyde Pierce, Sigourney Weaver and Kristine Nielsen. So it’s no sur…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 08:36PM

Los Angeles Theater Preview: BUGABOO & THE SILENT ONE (Lounge Theatre in Hollywood) by Tony Frankel

THANKFULLY, NOT SO SILENT Based on her three previous theater outings alone, it’s fitting that writer/director Marja-Lewis Ryan has recently been tapped to be showrunner and executive prod…

SOURCE: Stage and Cinema at 08:35PM

Golden Globes 2018: Will ‘Lady Bird’ or ‘Get Out’ join list of Best Comedy/Musical Films throughout history? by Marcus James Dixon

For seven decades, the Golden Globes have been one of the most important precursors for the Oscars. Thanks to splitting up Best Picture into two categories — Best Comedy/Musical and Be…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 08:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

In Memoriam: Ann Mainolfi by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Ann Mainolfi passed away on December 31, 2017 at the age of 84.  Most notably, Mrs. Mainolfi was the President of the Vagabond Players for 15 years.  Besides directing and performing in ma…

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The Unbelievables by Arts Review

One of the things you can say with confidence about The Unbelievables is that it definitely does what it says on the box. Over the course of the show, the audience are privileged to watch a …

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Ryan Murphy Re-Cast Tatiana Maslany In Pose Because She Was Too Young by Stacey Wilson Hunt

Journalists got a peek inside Ryan Murphy’s forthcoming portrait of 1980’s ballroom culture, Pose, when he and the series’ cast and producers debuted four minutes of footage from the a…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:03PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

The Wind in the Willows by Arts Review

The edge of one of the lakes in the Botanical Gardens plays host to The Australian Shakespeare Company’s adaptation of The Wind in the Willows. Weaving a classic story with live music and …

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TV News Roundup: Disney Sets Premiere Date for ‘Zombies’ Original Movie by Kirsten Chuba

In today’s roundup, Disney announces a new original TV movie and exec promotions at The CW and truTV.  DATES Disney Channel will premiere a new original movie “Zombies” on…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:57PM

Broadway legend Ben Vereen accused of sexually assaulting and harassing actresses during production of ‘Hair’ by Nicole Bitette, Nandy Dillon

When Ben Vereen held auditions for “Hair” at a community theater in Florida in 2015, the Tony winner said he wanted to break new ground with the rock musical. But in a sickening twist, s…

SOURCE: New York Daily News at 06:20PM

Cruel Intentions by Billboard

The creators and stars of the "'90s musical experience" chat with Rebecca about turning the camp-favorite film into an off-Broadway show.

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Costume Designer Pearl Somner Debuskey Dies at 94 by Robert Viagas

Her designs were seen on Broadway in Shenandoah and on film in Love Story.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:50PM

See the Latest Photos of the National Tour of Finding Neverland by Hannah Vine

The tour will hit Fort Myers, Florida January 9 before moving on to Austin, Texas.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:48PM

Denver’s Chowder Room on South Broadway to close Jan. 20 by Allyson Reedy, The Know

It didn't take long for the three-year-old seafood restaurant Chowder Room to make a splash on South Broadway.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 05:45PM

Classic Rock & Classical Masters Merge in the Broadway Bow of Rocktopia by Kathy Henderson

A night at the opera rarely resembles the floor-shaking roar of a rock concert. But Broadway veteran Rob Evan, a lover of both classical music and classic rock, had a vision in which masterw…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 05:25PM

Allegations against Albert Schultz are an industry wake-up call, theatre companies say by Michelle McQuigge

While concerns about harassment were already on the radar, the Soulpepper situation will likely ensure they receive more attention, one theatre exec says

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 05:24PM

Review: ‘Hamilton’ Conquers London (King George Slays Too) by Ben Brantley

The newcomer Jamael Westman steps out as a fully formed star in the title role of the triumphant London production of “Hamilton.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:21PM

Video: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of First National Tour of HAMILTON by Alexa Criscitiello

Producer Jeffrey Seller is proud to announce that AUSTIN SCOTT and NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER will join the First National Tour of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. Mr. …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:14PM

Theatre News: Cast announced for Stephanie Jacob's Again at Trafalgar Studios

The show will make its world premiere at the theatre

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 05:00PM

Theater News: Old Globe Announces Casting for The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's play will be directed by Maria Aitken.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 05:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Hamilton Announces Cast for First National Tour by Mark A. Robinson

As Hamilton continues to be one of musical theatre’s biggest-draws on Broadway, the national tour is bringing this iconic musical to the four corners of the country. Producer Jeffrey Selle…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 04:57PM

Go Inside Rehearsals for Center Theatre Group’s Water by the Spoonful by Marc J. Franklin

Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Pulitizer Prize-winning play will begin performances in L.A. January 31.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:52PM

LuPone and Platt to Perform at the Grammys by Mark A. Robinson

Musical Theatre fans will have something to look forward to when Tony Award winners Ben Platt and Patti LuPone perform at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. Two-time Grammy winner Patti LuPone (…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 04:14PM

An American ‘Reckoning’ With Sexual Assault Crosses Over Into Canada by Jeremy Gerard

When Toronto’s celebrated theater company, Soulpepper, was preparing to spend a monthlong summer residency in New York, I warned artistic director Albert Schultz that he was playing ag…

SOURCE: Deadline at 04:13PM

Beth Malone and Alice Ripley to Declare All We Need Is Love at NYC Benefit by Robert Viagas

The February 11 ‘Cabaret for a Cause’ will also feature Andy Kelso and other Broadway vets.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:11PM

VR experience: Disney addition hints at theme park future by The Motley Fool, The Motley Fool

The company has a new Star Wars attraction near one of its theme parks that could change everything.        

SOURCE: USA Today at 04:02PM

Designers Make It Work: Five Local Theater Designers Detail Their Dream Projects by Kevin Greene

Five local theater designers detail their dream projects.

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Broadway Breaks Box Office Records, Time’s Up + More Industry News

2017 was a banner year for Broadway ticket sales.Thanks to smash-successes like “Hamilton,” “Hello, Dolly!,” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” the Broadway box…

SOURCE: Backstage at 04:00PM

Photos: Keira Knightley and Christopher Eccleston make our top pics of the week

A range of West End shows also marked their final performances this week

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 04:00PM

Theater News: Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino to Moderate Women in Theatre Panel

The conversation will include directors Rebecca Taichman and Leigh Silverman.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 04:00PM

Theater News: Hamilton Announces New Principal Casting for National Tour

Miss Saigon's Nicholas Christopher will take on the role of Aaron Burr on the road.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 04:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Sara Holdren Wins George Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism by American Theatre Editors

Holdren is recognized for her debut review essay on 'Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:57PM

Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Golden Globe-Winning Movie Musicals by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Austin Scott and Nicholas Christopher Are New Stars of Hamilton National Tour by Adam Hetrick

They will take on the roles of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr alongside new cast members Juliana K. Jarriman, Sabrina Sloan, and Chris De’Sean Lee.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:51PM

Odds & Ends: Stephen Spinella Graduates to Role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Stephen Spinella Graduates to Role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America After winning two Tony Awards for his portrayal of Prio…

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Broadway star Ben Vereen accused of sexual assault during production of 'Hair' by Usa Today, Usa Today

Vereen apologized for 'inappropriate' behavior against actresses in 2015 production of 'Hair' in Venice, Fla.        

SOURCE: USA Today at 03:28PM

Theatre News: Casting announced for Chicken Soup and Frost/Nixon at Sheffield Crucible

Ray Castleton and Kieran Knowles' play receives its world premiere next month

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 03:00PM

Theater News: Deirdre O'Connell to Star in New York Premiere of Terminus

The play is written by Gabriel Jason Dean.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

To Be Alone In a Room With People: A Conversation with Joey Weiss and Matt Korahais by Paul Ketchum

“It started as a piece with very pared down visual corollary, but I soon realized that was beside the point. It was a much more interesting piece to use language to describe a thing and en…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 02:55PM

DVR Alert: HELLO, DOLLY!'s Bernadette Peters Visits NBC's TODAY, 1/11 by BroadwayWorld

BWW has learned that Bernadette Peters will stop by NBC's TODAY to discuss taking over the starring role in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY. The actress will appear during the show's 10-11 am time s…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:51PM

Stories by Heart Star John Lithgow Has a Snowy, Wintry Message For Theatre Fans

John Lithgow is sorry the snow is keeping you from going out this weekend.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 02:44PM

Ray Shell Brings Phoenix to NYC January 22 by Robert Viagas

He created the role of Rusty in the original London cast of Starlight Express.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:44PM

Nikki M. James, Simon Jones, More Set for Project Shaw's The Devil's Disciple by Andrew Gans

David Staller will direct the evening at Symphony Space.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:40PM

BWW Review: The Met's New TOSCA Tries for Beauty but Disappoints by Richard Sasanow

The trials and tribulations of the Met's new take on Puccini's TOSCA have been well documented--with all three principals replaced along with two conductors--and it would be nice to be able …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:22PM

Opera without ornament brings this most secret of pleasures to astonished newcomers by Russell Smith

Toronto pub packs 'em in once a month for performances of the classics by professionals and students, but with just a piano and singers

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 02:20PM

History Has Its Eyes on You! Austin Scott & Nicholas Christopher Will Lead the First National Tour of Hamilton by Ryan Gilbert

It's time for them to take their shot! Austin Scott and Nicholas Christopher will headline the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical Hamilton. The duo will …

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Paradigm Agent Kelly Miller to Help Playwrights Transition to Television by Olivia Clement

Miller will represent female, trans, and diverse playwrights who want to write for the screen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM

FX Chief John Landgraf on Disney Deal: ‘We Have What They Want’ by Cynthia Littleton

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf voiced optimism for his cable group making a smooth transition to Disney ownership in part because Disney does not have any similar channels in its existing TV …

SOURCE: Variety at 02:05PM

Austin Scott, Nicholas Christopher, Julia K Harriman, Sabrina Sloan, and Chris De'sean Lee to Join First National Tour of HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

Producer Jeffrey Seller is proud to announce that AUSTIN SCOTT and NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER will join the First National Tour of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. Mr. …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:05PM

Top cast members announced for 'Hamilton' in San Diego by James Hebert

San Diego — and the nation — meet your new Hamilton. Producers of “Hamilton,” the smash-hit Broadway musical that opens a three-week touring engagement at the San Diego Civic Theatre…

SOURCE: The San Diego Union-Tribune at 02:00PM

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, David Harbor, and More Open 2018's Under the Radar Festival

The Public Theater's annual theatrical mecca is in its 14th year, running through January 15.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 02:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

YouTube Spiral: Celebrate Kinky Boots Tony Winner Billy Porter with a Dozen of Our Favorite Live Video Performances

Celebrate the one-and-only Kinky Boots Tony winner Billy Porter with these dozen fan favorite video performances.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 01:47PM

Alice Ripley, Andy Kelso, Beth Malone and More to Declare 'All We Need is Love' for Broadway Cares by BroadwayWorld

With scheduled featured performances by Beth Malone Fun Home, Andy Kelso Kinky Boots, Alice Ripley Next to Normal, Rachel deBenedet Addams Family, Elizabeth Welch Phantom of the Opera, Hilla…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:36PM

Most Broadway shows offer half-off ticket deals this month by Associated Press

On Broadway, there might be a lot of snow right now, but there’s also a bargain.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 01:33PM

‘You’re The Worst,’ ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ ‘Lady Dynamite’ Lead the Charge of Mental Health Inclusiveness on TV by Danielle Turchiano

More than a decade and a half ago, in 2002, Tony Shalhoub portrayed a police consultant with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) on USA’s procedural “Monk.” Given the show’s comedy r…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:30PM

Broadway Star Ben Vereen Apologizes After Accusations of Sexual Harassment by Gordon Cox

Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor who starred in musicals including “Pippin” and “Jesus Christ Superstar,” has issued an apology following allegations of sexua…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:23PM

Call Redialed: Will and Anthony Nunziata: "The New Classics" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Call Redialed: The boys are back! Will & Anthony Nunziata are starting the New Year off with the debut of their concert "The New Classics" at Feinstein's/54 Below. From Rodgers & Hammerste…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 01:05PM

Call Redialed: Will and Anthony Nunziata: "The New Classics" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Call Me Adam

Call Redialed: The boys are back! Will & Anthony Nunziata are starting the New Year off with the debut of their concert "The New Classics" at Feinstein's/54 Below. From Rodgers & Hammerstein…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 01:05PM

Call Redialed: NEW interview with Will & Anthony Nunziata by Adam Rothenberg

The boys are back! Will & Anthony Nunziata are starting the New Year off with the debut of their concert The New Classics at Feinstein's/54 Below. From Rodgers & Hammerstein and Bill…

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High School Productions of Bright Star and Newsies Invited to Perform at International Thespian Festival by Adam Hetrick

Eight groups will remount full productions of their high school play or musical during the 55th annual festival at the University of Nebraska in June.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00PM

Liz Callaway Heads to Fort Lauderdale for Bernstein Salute by Robert Viagas

The Tony-nominated star of Baby performs with the South Florida Symphony Orchestra.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00PM

Features: A week in the life of Teddy's Molly Chesworth

The 1950s-set musical opens in Newbury next week

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 01:00PM

Theater News: Project Shaw Announces 2018 Season Lineup

The season kicks off with The Devil's Disciple.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:00PM

Theater News: Krysta Rodriguez to Play Anita in Kennedy Center West Side Story

Rodriguez replaces Ana Villafañe for the February concerts.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:00PM

Theater News: The Amateurs Announces World Premiere Creative Team

The new play by Jordan Harrison will debut at the Vineyard Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:00PM

Cabaret News: Jonathan Groff, Stephanie Styles, Elena Shaddow to Sing Bobby Darin for 92Y

The concerts will be part of the yearly Lyrics & Lyricists series.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at noon (Broadway Time)

Director Ola Ince: ‘I have an obsession with how power and race are interwoven’ by Nick Clark

The story of Rodney King and the LA riots has as much resonance today as it did 25 years ago, says director

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 12:58PM

Tony Winner Janet McTeer Joins Season Two of Netflix Drama Series OZARK by TV News Desk

Academy Award nominee Janet McTeer Albert Nobbs, The Honourable Woman joins the award-nominated, Netflix drama series OZARK for season 2. McTeer will play a Chicago based attorney with link…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:37PM

Krysta Rodriguez Replaces Ana Villafañe in West Side Story in Concert by Andrew Gans

Three performances of the Leonard Bernstein classic will be presented at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Most Broadway shows offer half-off ticket deals this month

NEW YORK (AP) -- On Broadway, there might be a lot of snow right now, but there's also a bargain....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 12:35PM

Five-star pantomimes – the best shows of 2017 by Natasha Tripney

Now that pantomime season is almost behind us (“Oh no it isn’t” etc), here’s The Stage’s list of pantomimes that scored the

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 12:31PM

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Mark Rylance & Company in FARINELLI AND THE KING by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:19PM

NYC Broadway Week Tickets Now On Sale! by Matthew Wexler

The bi-annual program will run January 16 through February 4, 2018, offering visitors and New Yorkers the opportunity to purchase two-for-one tickets to 19 exciting Broadway shows.

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:18PM

Friday Playlist: Sad Songs, a Broadway Showtune Cryfest

Settle in, light a candle, and let these 40 sad songs wash over you.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 12:09PM

Cast Set for World Premiere of Three Wise Guys, Inspired by Damon Runyon Short Stories by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin Off-Broadway at the Beckett Theatre in February.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:05PM

Mr. Broadway January 2018: Ethan Slater by JK

I think it is awesome that you voted for Broadway's biggest new kid on the block as the very first Mr. Broadway of 2018.  And he's not only making his Main Stem debut, but he's doing it…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 12:05PM

THE FRIDAY SIX: Get to Know Your Favorite Broadway Stars- CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Emily Padgett! by BroadwayWorld

In this week's edition, we caught up with Emily Padgett, who is currently starring in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:00PM

Legends of Hawaiian music at The Broad Stage in Feb by Pauline Adamek

Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono are two legends of Hawaiian music, continuing to lead the way for over four decades.  They join forces at The Broad

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM

A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Middle Temple Hall by Shanine Salmon

Although it was built in the 16th century, Middle Temple Hall is a very appropriate setting for Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, particularly as Dickens was a student at Middle Temple from 1839…

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Theatre News: Cast announced for Simon Longman's Gundog at the Royal Court

The show examines rural poverty in the UK

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 12:00PM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Park Avenue Armory's 2018 Recital Series Launches With Leonard Bernstein Tribute From Isabel Leonard by Ryan McPhee

The Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano offers performances January 5 and 7.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:57AM

Krysta Rodriguez to Join Corey Cott in West Side Story at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Krysta Rodriguez will take on the role of Anita alongside Corey Cott as Tony in the upcoming D.C. concert run of West Side Story. Rodriguez replaces the previously announced&nb…

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Get 2-for-1 Tickets to 19 Broadway Shows, On Sale Now by Olivia Clement

NYC Broadway Week will offer affordable tickets to SpongeBob SquarePants, Wicked, Hello, Dolly!, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:53AM

Krysta Rodriguez to Join NSO for WEST SIDE STORY IN CONCERT by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Krysta Rodriguez of the Tony Award nominated revival of Spring Awakening, joins the cast of the National Symphony Orchestra'sWest Side Story in Concert, led by Principal Pops Con…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM

Disney’s Ben Sherwood, AMC’s Charlie Collier to Headline Variety’s Entertainment Summit at CES by Mattfernandezsite

Variety has announced that it has extended its Entertainment Summit at CES on Jan. 10 at the Aria in Las Vegas to a full day. Among those slated to present are Disney Media Networks co-chai…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:42AM

Liam Steel Joins Female-Led Company as Choreographer by Olivia Clement

The gender-reversed take on the Sondheim musical will star Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

MoMA Will Screen the New Season of ‘Twin Peaks’ + More NYC Events Jan. 5–11

New York is the city that never sleeps, and with so many events and activities each week across all five boroughs, it can be hard to know what’s actually worthwhile. Here are the event…

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:30AM

Broadwaysted Welcomes Andrew Briedis Back to Talk about the Best Performances of 2017 by Broadwaysted

2017 was an incredible year for NYC theater and this week, the Broadwaysted crew is toasting the Best of 2017 and the excitement of 2018 in style We're thrilled to be coming to you from the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:28AM

A Woman’s Life kisses period drama clichés goodbye

Director Stéphane Brizé and star Judith Chemla on tearing up the rule book in adapting Maupassant’s novel

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Street art dealer Steve Lazarides sets up shop in Mayfair

‘You can’t pretend to be underground any more when you’re selling paintings for £1m,’ says the gallerist

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Music Interview: Stanley Sagov — Doctor Jazz by Arts Fuse Editor

Stanley Sagov never wants to play a piece the same way twice. He's always engaged in a "search for freshness."

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 11:24AM

Author Elizabeth Gilbert’s partner Rayya Elias dies by Joe Dziemianowicz

"Eat, Pray, Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert’s partner Rayya Elias has died. She was 57.

SOURCE: New York Daily News at 11:20AM

Review: Once On This Island. by Corine Cohen

Norm Lewis, will join the cast on January 8th. Go and see this wonderful musical. I hope I can see it a second time as I adored it and love Norm Lewis. Transport yourself to a warm Island an…

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VIDEO: Olympic Skater Wows Crowd with HAMILTON-Themed Routine by BroadwayWorld

American figure skater Jason Brown wowed the crowd at this week's U.S. Championship by performing his routine to Leslie Odom Jr's show-stopping number 'The Room Where It Happens' from Broadw…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:13AM

Fund created in memory of performer who committed suicide by Matthew Hemley

A fund has been set up in memory of a drama school graduate who took her own life at the end of

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 11:12AM

Stagecoach to mark 30th anniversary with UK-wide Disney show by Matthew Hemley

Drama school franchise Stagecoach is marking its 30th birthday by partnering with Disney, in a tie-up that will see more than 6,500

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 11:09AM

23 Exciting Theater Productions Taking the Stage in 2018 by Sara Holdren

It’s a tricky thing to pull together a “Most Anticipated Shows” list, partly because most of the productions generating buzz this early in the year have enough resources to hitch a rid…

SOURCE: Vulture at 11:06AM

Love London Love Culture’s top of 2017 by Emma Clarendon

With 2018 fast approaching, here’s a look back at Love London Love Culture’s top posts of 2017.

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Theatre News: Anita Dobson and Shala Nyx join the cast of The Shadow Factory

Howard Brenton's show opens the newly built NST City theatre

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Features: Tiny Dynamite: How to flood a fringe theatre stage

Abi Morgan's Tiny Dynamite is being revived at the Old Red Lion

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 11:00AM

Video Flash: Lena Hall Celebrates Hedwig With a "Tear Me Down" Music Video

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is the first musical tribute of the Tony Award-winning rock-and-roller's Obsessed series.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:00AM
Friday, January 5, 2018 at 10am (Broadway Time)

ABC Cancels Daveed Diggs’ TV Series The Mayor, Featuring Lea Michele and Brandon Michael Hall by Adam Hetrick

The Hamilton Tony winner produced the political series about a hip-hop artist who wins a bid for political office.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:57AM

Marlowe Theatre Canterbury given go-ahead to leave council control by Georgia Snow

The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury is to be run by an independent charitable trust, after the city council agreed to handover the

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 10:57AM

Ben Vereen Accused of Sexual Assault While Directing Florida Production of Hair by Jackson McHenry

Ben Vereen, a Broadway veteran known for his performances in musicals like Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Pippin, has been accused of sexual assault, intimidation, and other abusive behav…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:52AM

DVR Alert: John Lithgow Talks New Broadway Show on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 1/7 by BroadwayWorld

Award-winning actor John Lithgow opens up about the death of his father and how it inspired his new Broadway production, in a candid interview with Lee Cowan to be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 7 9…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:49AM

Tosca, Metropolitan Opera, New York — an honourable effort

Sonya Yoncheva and Vittorio Grigolo made their role debuts but John Macfarlane’s sets stole the show

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Watch Hamilton’s James Monroe Iglehart Rap in This New NBA Commercial by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony winner lends his talents to promote basketball’s new on-air time slot.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:44AM

Watch Tony Winner Lena Hall Rock Out in New Music Video for Hedwig's 'Tear Me Down' by Andrew Gans

The video launches Hall's Obsessed series, spotlighting the actor's favorite artists and bands.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:44AM

Ben Vereen Accused of Sexual Assault During 2015 Florida Production of Hair by Ryan McPhee

Multiple women have come forward, alleging the Tony winner had sexually harassed them while directing a community theatre production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Get Tickets to 19 Broadway Shows at a 2-For-1 Rate During Broadway Week by BroadwayWorld

NYC amp Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Broadway Week tickets are on sale to the public today beginning at 1030am EST. The popular biannua…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:41AM

Sophie-Louise Dann to star in tribute to the Sherman brothers by Matthew Hemley

Sophie-Louise Dann is to lead the cast of a new tour celebrating the career of the Sherman brothers, who wrote the music

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 10:39AM

20 Regional Houses Every Theatre Lover Must Know by Logan Culwell-Block

From California’s La Jolla to Georgia’s Serenbe, these companies keep theatre alive across the country.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:26AM

CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE, GREATEST SHOWMAN Among Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Award Nominees by BroadwayWorld

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists GuildMUAHS, IATSE Local 706 have announced nominations for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater during …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:23AM

VIDEO: Lena Hall Performs 'Tear Me Down' From HEDWIG in First Video in OBSESSED Series by Stage Tube

SKB Records has launched the groundbreaking new music and video series LENA HALL Obesssed from the Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee that begins today, Friday, January 5. Hall, a sing…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:21AM

This Week's New BWW Classifieds Include Yoga Teacher Training, Radio City Tour Guides, Expert Voice Lessons, More! by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 142018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:16AM

Hansa Studios: By The Wall 1976-90, Sky Arts — strange nostalgia

Documentary provides a peak into the legendary music studio by the Berlin Wall

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Hard Sun, BBC1 — mismatched detectives, weaselly hackers, shadowy figures

Agyness Deyn and Jim Sturgess are on top form in a crime drama that strays into sci-fi territory

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Download: Wind River — chilling wintry noir

Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner star in a thriller set on an Indian reservation in remote Wyoming

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Download: Good Time — ‘impressively vivid’

Robert Pattinson stars as a bank robber whose efforts to liberate his brother take him on a mission across New York

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My Astonishing Self, BBC4 — George Bernard Shaw reassessed

Actor Gabriel Byrne makes the case for the socialist, vegetarian, feminist Irish playwright

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Download: Mother! — a nightmarish fable

Javier Bardem suffers for his art but not as much as his live-in muse, Jennifer Lawrence

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Wrong Creatures — ‘the old formula still works’

Distorted riffs and outlaw sentiments offer a comforting response to a longing for rock ‘n’ roll

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Levon Vincent: For Paris — ‘a message of peace’

The DJ’s tribute to Bataclan combines techno beats with thoughtfulness

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Rez Abassi: Unfiltered Universe — ‘precisely fused beats’

The Karachi-born guitarist adds rhythmic complexities and quarter-tone inflections to downtown New York jazz

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Nadine: Oh My — ‘space-age lounge music’

Nadia Hulett sings with feeling while the music makes room for swooning choruses and mellow basslines

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Backstage with composer HK Gruber: ‘the audience must never sit too comfortably’

Just turned 75, the Viennese composer and conductor is still restless in his passion for music-making

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The Transports: The Transports (A Tale of Exile and Migration)

Peter Bellamy’s folk opera is interrupted by a new song about war escapees in this 40th anniversary recording

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Debussy: Piano music — ‘perfectly judged recording’

Stephen Hough is getting in early with this disc that embraces most of the composer’s works for solo piano

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Director James Macdonald on the rise of ‘slow theatre’

Why the director of Annie Baker’s new drama ‘John’ at the National Theatre rarely takes the easy path

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Angels In America's Original Prior Walter Will Now Play Roy Cohn

Stephen Spinella originated the role of the young AIDS patient at the center of Tony Kushner's drama in its 1991 world premiere, and he won back-to-back Tony Awards for it in 1993 and '94. T…

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The ‘Debussy of the Camera’: Adolf de Meyer’s photos at the Met

These evocative images by the stalwart of early 20th-century society serve as a portal to the elegant past

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Snapshot: ‘Summit’ by Jules Spinatsch

The photographer’s images of ski slopes at night explore the relationship between nature, machinery and spectatorship

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GOLDEN GLOBES 2018: Christopher Plummer Could Set Another Record at This Year’s Awards by Ruthie Fierberg

The Sound of Music’s Captain Von Trapp may be the oldest Oscar-winning actor, but his early beginnings were in the theatre.

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The Polybius Conspiracy — mind-altering video game or urban legend?

A seven-part podcast probes the claims surrounding a coin-op that was said to plunder more than your pocket

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‘Witty, gothic & enchanting’: Matthew Bourne’s CINDERELLA – Sadler’s Wells & touring ★★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Matthew Bourne’s Second World War staging was first aired in 1997, before a revival in 2010 leading to this 2017 slightly re-worked reprise and it makes for an uncompromising interpretatio…

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Check Out the Opening Night of The Public’s Under the Radar Festival by Hannah Vine

The 12-day event, featuring 26 contemporary and experimental works, kicked off January 4.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Pens New Song for Possible Cats Film by Andrew Gans

Oscar winner Tom Hooper was previously announced to direct the screen adaptation of the international hit musical.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, January 5, 2018 by Susan Grace

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Jörg Widmann at Wigmore Hall: delightfully quick-witted

The German clarinettist and composer is making welcome efforts to expand his instrument’s repertoire

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Bananaman review – can Eric Wimp turn into a musical superhero? by Kate Wyver

Southwark Playhouse, London After some banana-skin slip-ups, this comedy about the spotty teenager turned caped blunderer gathers some final, resounding laughterBananaman, the blundering sup…

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Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of 14th Annual UNDER THE RADAR Festival by Jennifer Broski

The Public Theater just celebrated opening night of its 14th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running through January 15, 2018.

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Soulpepper Artistic Director Albert Schultz Resigns Following Misconduct Allegations by BroadwayWorld

The Globe and Mail's J. Kelly Nestruck reports that four actresses have filed civil suits against Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre Company and it's artistic director Alber Schultz.

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In some musicals of yore, female characters deserve better. by Peter Marks

The headlines about sexual harassment awaken issues in productions from the past.

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Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse — fruity superhero musical of agreeable daftness

Matthew McKenna barely makes a slip despite banana-skin boots in an overlong production

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Waking the Feminists: the campaign that revolutionised Irish theatre by Helen Meany

At Dublin’s Abbey and Gate theatres and beyond, a grassroots movement has put the spotlight on a new wave of female playwrights, directors and other creatives In The Red Shoes at Dublin’…

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Director Of Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre Resigns In Wake Of Harassment/Assault Lawsuit

In a statement issued Thursday evening, Albert Schultz said, "While I will continue to vigorously defend myself against the allegations that are being made, I have made this decision in the …

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WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION – County Hall by Maryam Philpott

A dark new Agatha Christie adaptation has become something of a Christmas tradition, and even though the BBC only started this tradition two years ago with an excellent multi-part interpreta…

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Ahir Shah: ‘The funniest number? £350m, in a gallows humour sort of way’ by Harriet Gibsone

The 2017 Edinburgh comedy award nominee on the things that make him laugh the mostDoug Stanhope, Emo Philips, Reginald D Hunter and Adam Hess are the only comedians who have made me laugh so…

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Review: Review: Bananaman (Southwark Playhouse)

The classic comic strip about the potassium-fuelled hero gets a new musical adaptation

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Top weekend events: 'Hamilton,' Culture Shock's 'Nutcracker,' Igor Levit by Lisa Deaderick

"Hamilton" Opens Saturday. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Through Jan. 28. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Th…

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Kathryn Perry: Minor Doesn’t Mean Bad by Trav S.D.

There is little to tell about actress and performer Kathryn Perry (1897-1983) aside from her credits, but she is notable in being one of the few whose life embraced both of those great Jazz …

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Serendipity and Meryl Streep at the Quad Cinema by Rolando Teco

On Tuesday afternoon, my plan was to take my Mom to see Claude Berri's THE TWO OF US at the Quad Cinema. About an hour before we headed out I learned that -- oops! -- in...

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VIDEO: Tony Winner James Iglehart Performs Original Song for New NBA Campaign by BroadwayWorld

ESPN has launched a new campaign for NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC featuring an original song by Tony Award Winner James Monroe Iglehart ALADDIN, HAMILTON and Utkarsh Ambudkar PITCH PERFECT,…

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Rosita Royce: She Worked with Birds by Trav S.D.

It’s National Bird Day again! We thought we’d add to the post we’ve already done on bird acts with a special tribute to burlesque star Rosita Royce (Marjorie Rose Corringt…

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Rambert needs no introduction. They are an institution in UK dance and a byword for innovative, imaginative and seminal work. This programme was no exception; with a trio of pieces which rev…

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Ben Vereen Accused of Sexual Assault During Production of HAIR by Stephanie Wild

The Daily News is reporting that several actresses have accused Broadway veteran Ben Vereen of sexual assault during a production of Hair he directed in Florida in 2015. The women say that V…

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Your Week in Culture: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, the Killers, a ‘Lavender Scare’ Opera by The New York Times

Also the week of Jan. 7: Female playwrights take over Washington, D.C.; and Andrey Zvyagintsev gets a retrospective at MoMA.

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BWW's On This Day - January 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Stephen Albert knew how our arts institutions have to change by Chris Jones

What is the responsibility of an arts organization to its local community? The answer to that question is far more complicated than you might think. And it is a key part of the legacy of Ste…

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‘I want those puppies’: THE HUNDRED & ONE DALMATIONS – Birmingham by Ian Foster

The main reason for traveling to Birmingham Rep for The Hundred and One Dalmatians was to see Cruella De Vil played by Gloria Onitiri, an actress who I've enjoyed following since the Avenue …

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Collaboraction dedicates a new performance festival to racism and racial healing in Chicago

Last fall, in the vein of its long-running, now-retired Sketchbook festival, the social-issues-focused theater group Collaboraction brought together more than 200 artists to share 24 short …

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Miami’s Climate Ribbon merges art, science and architecture

Architect Hugh Dutton’s canopy design for a changing climate resonates in a city with a fragile ecology

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Competition: Win a copy of The Greatest Showman soundtrack by The Stage

The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, Zendaya and Zac Efron, is in UK cinemas now In celebration of the release, we have

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Into the Numbers review – stark tale of author haunted by Nanking massacre by Michael Billington

Finborough, LondonChristopher Chen’s sombre piece explores how the writing of her bestseller The Rape of Nanking, about a mass killing in 1937, affected Iris ChangIt is a critical cliche t…

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A Room in India at Park Avenue Armory, Pics, Review: Making Theater Matter by New York Theater

“If all theatres were demolished tomorrow, would anybody miss them, and for how long?” Several characters said that at different times throughout A Room in India, a theatre piece that ha…

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BWW's Theatre Business Podcast 'The OHenry Report' Looks at Broadway Fandom and How Shows Can Embrace their Supporters by Ohenry Report

On this episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth talks with three experts on Broadway fandom. They discuss w…

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Podcast: 'Half Hour Call w/ Chris King' Stage and Screen Star Scott Fowler by Half Hour Call With Chris King

Today's guest is Scott Fowler. Scott has had over 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry and is still killing it today. We go into Scott's experience working with Jerome Robbin…

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Carole Woddis rounds up 2017 by Carole Woddis

With the demise of the repertory system, it is the fringe and alternative theatre that has stealthily and often in unrecognised ways provided the apprenticeship and forcing house in recent y…

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Work begins on Golden 1 Center mural dedicated to Latino heritage

Construction of a 30-foot mural paying tribute to Sacramento’s Chicano history has begun in advance of its March opening inside Golden 1 Center. The mural, titled “Flight,” prominently…

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"Black Panther" at Cobble Hill Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Cobble Hill Theatre will be hosting the screening of Marvel Comic's "Black Panther."Directed by Ryan Coogler, the movie follows T'Challa (Boseman) as he returns home to the isolated, technol…

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WATCH: @MsAmberPRiley, @Beverleyknight and @cassidyjanson bring the feels with Wind Beneath My Wings on Children in Need

They're powerhouse vocalists in their own right but now Amber Riley, Cassidy Jansen and Beverley Knight have teamed up, they're unstoppable! The three stunning #StageFaves go by the "Leading…

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Three to see: Catch some ‘Blues and Bourbon,’ country-rock and Long Beach Dub Allstars

‘Blues & Bourbon Wednesdays’ with Steve Freund Trio Blues/rock/jazz 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 Momo Lounge After debuting with a tasty crop of shows back in October and November, the &…

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Matilda as an adult

I saw Matilda: The Musical for the first time in previews and then I went and saw the show again back in September 2015 when the cast changed. When I saw the show for a second time, I posted…

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London’s Roundhouse launches major partnership to boost arts for young people in Gloucester by Georgia Snow

London venue the Roundhouse has formed a creative partnership with arts organisations in Gloucester to boost access to the arts for young

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Live Theatre names Joe Douglas as its new artistic director by Matthew Hemley

Newcastle venue Live Theatre has appointed Joe Douglas as its new artistic director. He takes up the post in April this year,

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Pinocchio at the National Theatre by Emma Clarendon

John Tiffany directs this new production of Pinocchio, which features the score and songs from the beloved Walt Disney film and is running at the National Theatre until 7 April 2018. Love Lo…

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‘Frozen’ Oscar winner reveals surprising source of ‘terror’

"Let It Go" writer Robert Lopez finds cold comfort when he skis.

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Friday, January 5, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Ars Nova Finds New Historic Home, “Crazy for You” Aiming for Broadway, and What’s Happening “Off the Stage” this Week! “Today on Broadway” i…

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Bananaman the Musical review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘uneven, but fun’ by Tim Bano

Originally appearing in Nutty Comics, then the Beano, and best known as a 1980s cartoon series voiced by the Goodies, Bananaman is

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BWW Interview: Jeremy Jordan on Taking Risks, His Dream Collaboration, and Saving Twitter by Trevor Durham

After a day of work in Vancouver, Jeremy Jordan still finds the time to spin his charm. 'Everybody has something incredible to offer, it's just a matter of finding out what that is and going…

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BWW Morning Brief January 5th, 2018: Ben Platt and Patti LuPone's Broadway GRAMMY Tribute, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories Ben Platt and Patti LuPone will perform a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein on the Grammy Awards, and more

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My Top 5 Productions of 2017 by Helen McWilliams

2017 has been a bumper year for Break A Leg, we’ve literally been all over the place in as many theatres as possible and loving every minute.

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Mind the Blog’s 2017 review by Debbie Gilpin

Despite a slow, measured start, I upped the pace after a while and (after today) will have somehow managed to see 212 different shows (my P.B.) – and 291 shows in total, equalling 2016.

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Never Fully Dressed Without a Syal

My Hart was in my mouth when I watched Miranda take a turn as Miss Hannigan. I Revelled in watching a 6’2 man in drag when Craig Revel-Horwood had a short residency at the Piccadilly. …

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Richard Maxwell’s Essential Theatre by Hilton Als

The director and playwright is back, with “Paradiso,” a work that explores his interest in myth and the mundane.

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Mark Shenton: The joy of curating your own theatre seasons by Mark Shenton

Who doesn’t fantasise about being able to craft a theatre season just for yourself? As a critic, the order and sequence of

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Howard Sherman: Is this a better model for creating new musical theatre? by Howard Sherman

I’ve never been much of a clubgoer at any point in my life, as I’m a teetotaler and no fan of loud

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Video Flash: Flashback Friday: We're "Obsessed" With Lena Hall's TheaterMania Kitchen Concert

Hall and her band, the Deafening, rocked out in our office.

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Olivia Holt's Favorite Must-Have Fashion Trend by Young Hollywood

Olivia Holt's Favorite Must-Have Fashion TrendYH goes backstage at Westfield Century City's Live at the Atrium concert event with actress/singer Olivia Holt as she prepares to hit the stage!…

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Friday, January 5, 2018 at midnight (Broadway Time)

PHOTOS: The National Western Stock Show parade 2018 by Glen Barber

The smell of livestock was rich in Denver Thursday, January 4, 2018 at high noon. Horses, longhorn steers, and even alpacas, mingled with people as they paraded along 17th Street through the…

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Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Harry Potter’s Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell reprise their roles from the acclaimed London run.

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A 2018 Broadway Diva Season Preview by Andrew Gans

From Bernadette Peters to Jessie Mueller to Tamyra Gray, a look at some of the dazzling women who will take centerstage during the second half of the 2017–2018 Broadway season.

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A Look Back at The Wiz on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The original production, starring Stephanie Mills, opened January 5, 1975 at the Majestic Theatre.

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Your Guide to January Theatre Festivals - Catch cutting-edge performances at these five annual fests

Catch cutting-edge performances at these five annual fests---If it weren't for the weather, you'd think it was summer due to all the performance festivals taking place this month. Adventurou…

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