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How Often Are Musicals Based on Documentaries?

This time, the reader question was: Is How To Dance in Ohio the only musical based on a documentary?

Photos: First Look at Big Noise Theatre's GREY GARDENS, Now Playing Through Late January

Check out photos of Big Noise Theatre's Grey Gardens! Learn how to purchase tickets!

GREY GARDENS to Open at Big Noise Theatre Next Week

Big Noise Theatre is opening their 2024 season with GREY GARDENS: THE MUSICAL (book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie) next week in Des Plaines, IL., right outside of Chicago. Get all the production information here!

BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS Comes to Southwark Theatre Borough in January 2024

Following its short run at The Cockpit Theatre in June 2022, Grace Joy Howarth's searing journey into the lives of slaughterhouse workers heads to Southwark Playhouse Borough in early 2024.  Blood On Your Hands is presented by up-and-coming activist theatre company Patch Plays in a production that runs from 17 January to 3 February.

What Are The Smallest Parts to Win Tony Awards?

While the large majority of those who have won Tony Awards for performances on Broadway have put in significant stage time in their roles, there are a few notable exceptions. Who are the artists who impressed Tony voters so much that they won their trophies, even with relatively minimal stage time?

Jerry Torre's THE MARBLE FAUN OF GREY GARDENS Film Adaptation in the Works

A film adaptation of Jerry Torre and Tony Maietta's The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens memoir is in the works. Torre was named 'The Marble Faun' by Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale, mostly known as Big Edie and Little Edie through the iconic 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens.

Video: Celebrate 45 Years of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

45 years ago, on February 19, 1978, On the Twentieth Century opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. Watch videos of the original and revival casts!

Review: PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF), Richmond Theatre

Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) has the potential to be an unstructured mess, but has the joyous, slightly chaotic nature of an irreverent fringe production, with the wit and slick satire of a carefully crafted piece more than worthy of the West End.

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (SORT OF) Comes To The Belgrade In February

The multi-award-winning Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen will play at The Belgrade as part of the 2023 UK tour from Tuesday 7 – Saturday 11 February, with a press performance on Tuesday 7 February.

Cast Announced for PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) 2023 Tour

The multi-award-winning PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen has announced casting for its 2023 world tour, opening at The Lowry, Salford on 19 January 2023.

SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU Comes to the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Mmmkay Productions has announced a Hollywood Fringe Festival production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, written by Christopher Durang and directed by Jeramiah Peay. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Shayna Gabrielle, Lea Madda, Michael Mullen, Will Potter, Chris Ramirez, and Liam Risinger.

The Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 39th Elliot Norton Award Winners

Awards were announced tonight for more than two dozen outstanding actors, directors, designers, ensembles and productions by the Boston Theater Critics Association at The 39th Elliot Norton Awards. 

39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List!

More than 60 nominations in over two dozen categories of outstanding actors, directors, designers, choreographers, musicians, and productions were announced today by the Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) for the 39th Elliot Norton Awards.

ANOTHERKIND Will Be Performed at National Arts Festival This Month

Another Kind of Dying, which was written for and with actor Aphiwe Livi, tells the story of Silumko, who moves from the rural Eastern Cape to Johannesburg after the death of his father. 

DOCTOR WHO TIME FRACTURE Begins Rehearsals

Following over 5,000 applications, a cast of forty-two performers are ready to begin rehearsals for Doctor Who Time Fracture.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 15- Kristin Chenoweth Stars in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on Broadway

On this day in 2015, the classic musical On the Twentieth Century returned to Broadway!

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

Theater Stories: Parties With Cher, Dolly Parton & Diana Ross, The Long-Running CABARET Revival, and More About Studio 54!

This week's Theater Stories features Studio 54! Learn about the star-studded parties during the venue's nightclub days, with artists artists including Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, and more; the long-running revival of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and more!

Broadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl & More!

Today we rewind to 2015, when the first Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century opened at the American Airlines Theatre, where it ran for 144 performances.

The Off Broadway Alliance Announces Dates For The 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards

The Nominating Committee of the Off Broadway Alliance has announced important dates for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards.

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