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TEMPUS FUGIT: TRY AND USIS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe This Month Photo TEMPUS FUGIT: TRY AND USIS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe This Month
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

The mighty hero on the battlefield and the passive woman who wrings her hands at home – Tempus Fugit: Try and Usis set to challenge our deeply ingrained images of war. 
Review: SLEEPOVER, Just The Tonic at the Caves Photo Review of Sleepover at Edinburgh Fringe
by Bryony Rae Taylor on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

What did our critic think of SLEEPOVER at Just The Tonic At The Caves?
TV: Highlights de EL AROMA DE ROMA en Mérida Photo TV: Highlights de EL AROMA DE ROMA en Mérida
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez on August 11, 2022 in Spain

Este nuevo musical de Woody Aragón, Fernando Lancha y Santiago Lancha se podrá ver del 10 al 14 de agosto en el Festival de Teatro Clásico de Mérida.
Fuel Theatre's THE GRETCHEN QUESTION Comes to The Master Shipwright's House Next Photo Fuel Theatre's THE GRETCHEN QUESTION Comes to The Master Shipwright's House Next Month
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in UK Regional

Fuel, in collaboration with Shipwright, is delighted to present the world premiere of a new play by Melly Still and Max Barton - The Gretchen Question. The play will be performed in the grounds of the remarkable hidden architectural gem the Master Shipwrights House in Deptford in South East London and forms part of London Borough of Culture.
Final Line-up Confirmed For Liverpool Theatre Festival in Three Weeks Photo Final Line-up Confirmed For Liverpool Theatre Festival in Three Weeks
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in UK Regional

The final programme for Liverpool Theatre Festival 2022 has been revealed – as organisers count down three weeks until the 12-day event returns with a packed programme of 17 productions. 
Tom Murphy's A WHISTLE IN THE DARK Will Return to the Abbey Theatre in October Photo Tom Murphy's A WHISTLE IN THE DARK Will Return to the Abbey Theatre in October
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Ireland

One of Ireland's greatest playwrights, Tom Murphy's A Whistle in the Dark will be staged on the Peacock stage this Autumn as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. A powerful portrayal of tribal violence and the devastation it brings in its wake, it remains Murphy's best known and most performed play to this day. 
Photos: First Look at UNDER ANOTHER SKY at Pitlochry Festival Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at UNDER ANOTHER SKY at Pitlochry Festival Theatre
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

Pitlochry Festival Theatre has released production photos for the première of David Greig’s new adaptation of Charlotte Higgins’ acclaimed book Under Another Sky.
Photos: The Cast of Edinburgh Fringe Show CLASSIC! Visits National Library of Sc Photo Photos: The Cast of Edinburgh Fringe Show CLASSIC! Visits National Library of Scotland
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

The cast of Edinburgh Fringe show Classic! enjoyed a visit to The National Library of Scotland this week. The show sees the cast perform 42 classic novels in 60 minutes. The library holds many rare first editions of books that are featured in the show as well as handwritten letters by Jane Austen  and Robert Louis Stevenson. Check out photos here!
Bob Last Appointed As New Chair Of Leith Theatre Photo Bob Last Appointed As New Chair Of Leith Theatre
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in UK Regional

Leith Theatre Trust has announced that Bob Last has been appointed as Chair of the Board, commencing August 2022.
Laura Whitmore, Matt Willis, Tamsin Carroll, and Felix Scott Join 2.22 A GHOST S Photo Laura Whitmore, Matt Willis, Tamsin Carroll, and Felix Scott Join 2.22 A GHOST STORY at The Criterion Theatre
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in UK / West End

New casting has been announced for the extended West End run of Danny Robins' edge-of-your-seat, supernatural thriller 2:22 - A Ghost Story. The extension follows two record breaking runs at the Noel Coward and Gielgud Theatres and a hugely successful run with the current cast at the Criterion Theatre, plus three Olivier Nominations including Best New Play, and winning the Best New Play category in the Whatsonstage awards.
Review: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, Underbelly Cowgate Photo Review of How to Keep up with the Kardashians at Edinburgh Fringe
by Bryony Rae Taylor on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

What did our critic think of HOW TO KEEP UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS at Underbelly Cowgate?
Wilfredo Will Appear at Coney Island USA Next Week Photo Wilfredo Will Appear at Coney Island USA Next Week
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Cabaret

Burlesque acts, performance artists and sideshow performers are to join the powerhouse musical comedy star Wilfredo next Friday, 19 August at Coney Island USA.
Cast Announced For the Transfer For TRUMP L'OEIL at Upstairs at the Gatehouse Photo Cast Announced For the Transfer For TRUMP L'OEIL at Upstairs at the Gatehouse
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Off-Broadway

The cast has been announced for the UK premiere of Trump L’Oeil – A Musical.  Fresh from its New York run, this cheeky and challenging musical now comes to London to explore the circus of the 45th president’s time in office. 
Van Diemen's Band Presents New Series Of Tuesday Lunchbox Concerts Photo Van Diemen's Band Presents New Series Of Tuesday Lunchbox Concerts
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Australia - Sydney

Once again, the 'Baroque super group' Van Diemen's Band has partnered with the City of Hobart to present a new series of Tuesday Lunchbox Concerts in the city's beautiful nineteenth-century Town Hall Ballroom.
Regional Premiere of EXHIBITS IN THE ZOO Opens ThinkTank's Play Fest This Friday Photo Regional Premiere of EXHIBITS IN THE ZOO Opens ThinkTank's Play Fest This Friday
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Tampa/St. Petersburg

'Mendel is a boy who holds to hope, even during the German occupation of his home city in Warsaw, Poland. When Mendel finds a German soldier's camera a new world is unlocked for him.' This is the tagline for ThinkTank Theatre's Regional Premiere production of 'Exhibits at the Zoo', by Matt Harmon.
Griffin Theatre Company Presents WHITEFELLA YELLA TREE Beginning Next Week Photo Griffin Theatre Company Presents WHITEFELLA YELLA TREE Beginning Next Week
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Australia - Sydney

Griffin Theatre Company will present the world premiere of multi award-winning playwright Dylan Van Den Berg’s heartbreaking story about love, Country and Blak queerness, Whitefella Yella Tree, at the SBW Stables Theatre from 19th August to 23rd September.
Exclusive: Tickets for THE BLACK CAT CABARET PRESENTS HALCYON NIGHTS Photo Exclusive: Tickets for THE BLACK CAT CABARET PRESENTS HALCYON NIGHTS
by Aliya Al-Hassan on August 11, 2022 in UK / West End

Welcome to The Halcyon – a nightclub in the golden age, a darkly glittering jewel in the heart of the city.
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. Comes to Gettysburg Community Theatre This Weekend Photo JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. Comes to Gettysburg Community Theatre This Weekend and Next
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Central Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization in historic downtown Gettysburg, PA, now in their 14th Season, will present James And The Giant Peach Jr. the youth musical based on one of Roald Dahl's most poignantly quirky stories that comes to life “right before your eyes”.
Kara Walker's First Australian Exhibition Opens at the National Gallery Photo Kara Walker's First Australian Exhibition Opens at the National Gallery
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Australia - Sydney

The first exhibition of African American artist Kara Walker will be held in Australia opens at the National Gallery of Australia this Saturday, 13 August 2022.
MY PET DINOSAUR Comes to the Great AZ Puppet Theater Photo MY PET DINOSAUR Comes to the Great AZ Puppet Theater
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Phoenix

A little boy gets an unusual present for his birthday -- a dinosaur egg! The egg hatches, hilarious hijinks ensue, and in the end it's up to the dinosaur to save the day. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
The Chaser Announces WAR ON 2022 Live Tour Photo The Chaser Announces WAR ON 2022 Live Tour
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Australia - Sydney

The Chaser's Charles Firth, The Shovel's James Schloeffel and Mark Humphries (ABC-TV's 7:30) have teamed up again this year to produce “The War on 2022”, an end of year live show with Australia's leading satirists.  
Cast and Team Announced For THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE at The E Photo Cast and Team Announced For THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE at The Edge Off-Broadway Theater
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Chicago

Idle Muse Theatre Company has announced the cast for its world premiere production of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, adapted by Idle Muse Company Member Michael Dalberg and directed by Morgan Manasa.
Bell Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Comes To Sydney Next Week Photo Bell Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Comes To Sydney Next Week
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Australia - Sydney

Bell Shakespeare's production of The Comedy of Errors will be presented at the Sydney Opera House from 17 August – 17 September as part of its major national tour to 20 cities and regional centres across Australia in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania and Australian Capital Territory.
Holiday Light Event Lightscape Returns To The L.A. Arboretum Photo Holiday Light Event Lightscape Returns To The L.A. Arboretum
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Los Angeles

Following its inaugural run in Los Angeles, internationally acclaimed Lightscape returns to the 127-acre Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden from November 11, 2022 through January 8, 2023.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Tickets Go On Sale Today at Jacksonville Center for Performing Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Tickets Go On Sale Today at Jacksonville Center for Performing Arts
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Jacksonville

The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, presents Charles Dickens' most beloved holiday story, A Christmas Carol, on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts (formerly the Times-Union Center).
The Harvard-Yale Cantata plays 54 Below Next Month Photo The Harvard-Yale Cantata plays 54 Below Next Month
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Cabaret

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, again presents a cast of (mostly) Harvard and Yale grads and current students in The Seventh Annual Harvard-Yale Cantata: A New Chapter. Come join us as the Harvard-Yale Cantata goes on a new path!
Theatre Memphis Opens New Season With GUYS AND DOLLS Next Week Photo Theatre Memphis Opens New Season With GUYS AND DOLLS Next Week
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Memphis

Guys and Dolls will be the opening musical at Theatre Memphis on August 19, 2022, to inaugurate 101st consecutive season that the community theatre has produced.  Known to be one of the most popular of the classic American musicals, it runs through September 11, 2022.
Applications Open For Art House's 2022-23 INKubator Program Photo Applications Open For Art House's 2022-23 INKubator Program
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in New Jersey

Art House Productions' applications for the 2022-2023 INKubator Program are now open.  
Canal Convergence Announces Artwork Lineup, Return Of One Water Brewing Showcase Photo Canal Convergence Announces Artwork Lineup, Return Of One Water Brewing Showcase
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Phoenix

Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light announces 11 large-scale artworks and the return of the One Water Brewing Showcase at the free, 10-night event Nov. 4­13 at the Scottsdale Waterfront.
MCT Announces Update to Performing Arts Camp Schedule
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Montana

PAC is BACK with FOUR performances this Friday and Saturday.  The Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Performing Arts Camp (PAC) celebrates Broadway in an hour-long revue titled Raise Your Voice. 
Pacific Symphony's SummerFest 2022 Continues With STAR WARS: EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Photo Pacific Symphony's SummerFest 2022 Continues With STAR WARS: EMPIRE STRIKES BACK IN CONCERT
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Los Angeles

Pacific Symphony's SummerFest 2022 presented by City of Hope Orange County continues with a special concert at FivePoint Amphitheatre: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In Concert featuring screenings of the complete film with Oscar-winning composer John Williams' musical score performed live to the film.
13 THE MUSICAL Opens Next Month at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Photo 13 THE MUSICAL Opens Next Month at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Los Angeles

Panic Productions, Born to Perform Studio and BarCinBoo Productions are teaming up to bring Ventura County a NEW Teen Summer Musical experience!  13 is a hilarious, coming-of-age musical about discovering that “cool” is sometimes where we least expect it.
Free Shakespeare Comes To Redwood City This Weekend Photo Free Shakespeare Comes To Redwood City This Weekend
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in San Francisco

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival's 40th Anniversary season production of Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, returns to Redwood City at a new location this summer. Performances will take place at Red Morton Community Park, Valota Rd & Vera Ave (near Picnic Area #2), August 13-28 on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00 pm. 
Review: DADDY ISSUES, Pleasance Courtyard Photo Review of Daddy Issues at Edinburgh Fringe
by Bryony Rae Taylor on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

What did our critic think of DADDY ISSUES at Pleasance Courtyard?
Photos: First Look at SHUT UP, EMILY DICKINSON at Abrons Arts Center Photo Photos: First Look at SHUT UP, EMILY DICKINSON at Abrons Arts Center
by Stephi Wild on August 11, 2022 in Off-Off-Broadway

Tanya O’Debra’s critically acclaimed play Shut UP, Emily Dickinson will have its final two performances at Abrons Arts Center on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13 at 7:30pm. Check out photos here!
Wake Up With BWW 8/11: New BEETLEJUICE Photos, Rehearsal Clips From JOSEPH... at Photo Wake Up 8/11: New BEETLEJUICE Photos, Rehearsal Clips From JOSEPH... at the Muny, & More!
by on August 11, 2022 in Broadway

Top stories include all new Beetlejuice images, go inside rehearsal for Joseph... at the Muny, and more!
Review: THE IDIOT CIRCUS: DEATH IS COMING, Assembly George Square Gardens Photo Review: THE IDIOT CIRCUS: DEATH IS COMING, Assembly George Square Gardens
by Christiana Rose on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

A deliciously delinquent and macabre night of wonderful music.
Edinburgh 2022: Review: GRANDMOTHER'S CLOSET, Summerhall Photo Edinburgh 2022: Review: GRANDMOTHER'S CLOSET, Summerhall
by Natalie O'Donoghue on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart. Join Luke Hereford (he/they) as he stumbles along his journey of queer self-discovery through the glamorous spirit of his very own personal cheerleader – his Nan – capturing their brightest memories before they start to fade forever. Reflecting on his first tentative steps down the yellow brick road, Luke takes on Broadway, experiences his first Pride and finds the perfect shade of lipstick – all to the tune of Madonna, Kylie, Kate Bush and all of his favourite pop divas.
Edinburgh 2022: Review: LOTTIE PLATCHETT TOOK A HATCHETT, Assembly Roxy Photo Edinburgh 2022: Review: LOTTIE PLATCHETT TOOK A HATCHETT, Assembly Roxy
by Natalie O'Donoghue on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

A camp play on the Lizzie Borden case, Lottie Plachett Took a Hatchet is a comedy about axe murder, sexual depravity, and the installation of a toilet. Lottie, an unsuspecting spinster, stands accused of brutally murdering her father and step-mother. But did Lottie Plachett actually take up a hatchet? That's for you and the jury to decide as this camp comedy unfolds
Edinburgh 2022: Review: SKANK, Pleasance Courtyard Photo Edinburgh 2022: Review: SKANK, Pleasance Courtyard
by Natalie O'Donoghue on August 11, 2022 in Scotland

Skanks just wanna have a clean bill of health, the adoration of the public and some decent recycling facilities. Kate could be a successful writer, if she could just concentrate. Instead, she needs to recycle this bean can, shag sexy Gary and stop obsessing about her inevitable untimely death.
Review: THE WEST, COLAB Tavern Photo Review: THE WEST, COLAB Tavern
by Cindy Marcolina on August 11, 2022 in UK / West End

The experience toes the line between hen-do fun and delightfully over-the-top kitschiness.Will we edge towards a life of gun-slinging crime or become a prim and proper hometown hero during our mission to heal and rebuild?