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MOULIN ROUGE! Resumes West End Performances and Reschedules Opening Night Photo MOULIN ROUGE! Resumes West End Performances and Reschedules Opening Night
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2021

Performances of Moulin Rouge! The Musical will resume this evening at the Piccadilly Theatre with a new official Opening Night set for Sunday 9 January 2022.

LISTEN: Kelli O'Hara, Barbara Walsh & More Pay Tribute to Joseph Siravo on THE VORACI Photo LISTEN: Kelli O'Hara, Barbara Walsh & More Pay Tribute to Joseph Siravo on THE VORACIOUS STUDENT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

Prolific stage and screen actor Joseph Siravo (Oslo, The Light in the Piazza) is celebrated and remembered in the most recent episode of The Voracious Student podcast.

Two New Shows Announced at Maxwell C. King Center for The Performing Arts  Photo Two New Shows Announced at Maxwell C. King Center for The Performing Arts 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021

Two new shows have been announced at Maxwell C. King Center for The Performing Arts.

Gaelic Storm's Drink 'Em Down Tour Heads to SOPAC NOV 22 Photo Gaelic Storm's Drink 'Em Down Tour Heads to SOPAC NOV 22
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019

With two decades of success and over 2,000 shows to its credit, the rollicking Irish band Gaelic Storm returns to SOPAC for a much-anticipated appearance on Friday, November 22 at 8 p.m.

BWW Readers Respond to Cell Phone Use in the Theatre Photo BWW Readers Respond to Cell Phone Use in the Theatre
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 14, 2019

We asked, and you answered! In her exclusive BroadwayWorld column, Industry Editor Cara Joy David delved into the the evolution of cell phone use in the theatre, from the backlash against Jeremy O. Harris's view of phone use to Freestyle Love Supreme's use of Yondr. We asked our readers to speak up about if inappropriate cell phone use has ruined their theatre experiences. Check out some of the standout answers below!

Brijean's Debut EP WALKIE TALKIE Streaming On Gorilla Vs. Bear Photo Brijean's Debut EP WALKIE TALKIE Streaming On Gorilla Vs. Bear
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 25, 2019

This Friday, just in time for summer, Brijean - the sunny disco-pop project of acclaimed percussionist Brijean Murphy (Toro y Moi, U.S. Girls, Poolside) and producer Doug Stuart - will release its debut, the Walkie Talkie EP. Today, the duo is sharing an advance stream of the full EP with Gorilla Vs. Bear, who write, '[it] sounds a bit like Stereolab gone full-on dreamy disco-pop, Brijean's silky vocals wafting over an infectious tropical groove that feels destined to soundtrack countless pool parties and topdown twilight drives up the coast.'

Queensland Music Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Program Photo Queensland Music Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Program
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2019

Queensland Music Festival today launches a transformative state-wide program unfolding an unforgettable musical journey through the cities, regions and remote corners of Queensland and celebrates twenty years of bringing the gift of music to all corners of the state. A program which focuses on musical excellence, curiosity and creation, public participation and making a difference through music, the biennial event cements its place as the 'largest, most diverse music festival in the world'.

Pasadena Playhouse Completes Cast of John C. Reilly Led GATHER Photo Pasadena Playhouse Completes Cast of John C. Reilly Led GATHER
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for Gather: Surprising Stories & Other Mischief.  Academy and Tony Award Nominee John C. Reilly and an amazing ensemble of actors will craft a spirited evening of Story Theater, which Reilly has created with Patrick Murphy, who will also direct. The production will play Friday, May 24 through Saturday, June 22, in the Carrie Hamilton Theatre of the Pasadena Playhouse.

BRIJEAN (Toro y Moi, U.S. Girls) Announces Debut EP WALKIE TALKIE, Premieres SHOW AND Photo BRIJEAN (Toro y Moi, U.S. Girls) Announces Debut EP WALKIE TALKIE, Premieres SHOW AND TELL Video
by Tori Hartshorn - May 6, 2019

Oakland percussionist Brijean Murphy has made a name for herself as the effortlessly cool conga player in live bands with Toro y Moi, U.S. Girls, and Poolside. Today she steps into the spotlight, announcing her debut EP as Brijean, a collaboration with producer/multi-instrumentalist Doug Stuart. The Walkie Talkie EP will be released on June 28 on Native Cat Recordings and features the disco-pop lead single 'Show and Tell.' The 'Show and Tell' video premiered today on Stereogum, who write, 'The track opens up with a pulsating bass line accented by dripping chimes. A funky melody on a keyed instrument gives way to a fun, disco feel as an intense conga section rises and maintains throughout.'

John C. Reilly And Betsy Brandt To Take The Stage At Pasadena Playhouse Photo John C. Reilly And Betsy Brandt To Take The Stage At Pasadena Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announces the latest news on its spring and summer programming.  Academy and Tony Award Nominee John C. Reilly and an amazing ensemble of actors will create a spirited evening of Story Theater in Gather: Surprising Stories & Other Mischief, which Reilly has created with Patrick Murphy, who will also direct. The production will play Friday, May 24  through Saturday, June 22, in the Carrie Hamilton Theatre of the Pasadena Playhouse.

Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST Extends Photo Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST Extends
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2019

The Bushwick Starr collaborates with Ma-Yi Theater Company in presenting the world premiere of Suicide Forest by award-winning playwright and performer Kristine Haruna Lee (Memory Retrograde at The Public Theater with Under the Radar and Ars Nova, War Lesbian at Dixon Place), directed by Aya Ogawa (Ludic Proxy produced by The Play Company at Walker Space, The Nosebleed at The Public Theater with Under the Radar).

Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST Comes to The Bushwick Starr Photo Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST Comes to The Bushwick Starr
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2019

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to collaborate with Ma-Yi Theater Company in presenting the world premiere of Suicide Forest by award-winning playwright and performer Kristine Haruna Lee (Memory Retrograde at The Public Theater with Under the Radar and Ars Nova, War Lesbian at Dixon Place), directed by Aya Ogawa (Ludic Proxy produced by The Play Company at Walker Space, The Nosebleed at The Public Theater with Under the Radar).

Review Roundup: What Did Critics THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at Hartford Stage? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at Hartford Stage?
by Alan Henry - Feb 1, 2019

THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY had it's world premiere on January 10th and is running through February 3rd, 2019 at Hartford Stage in Connecticut!

Berkeley Rep Extends PARADISE SQUARE Again! Photo Berkeley Rep Extends PARADISE SQUARE Again!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2019

Following an overwhelmingly positive response from audiences and critics alike, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere of Paradise Square: A New Musical will extend for an additional week. The popular show will now run through Sunday, March 3.

Tickets Now On Sale For Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST Photo Tickets Now On Sale For Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2019

The Bushwick Starr will collaborate with Ma-Yi Theater Company in presenting the world premiere of Suicide Forest by award-winning playwright and performer Kristine Haruna Lee (Memory Retrograde at The Public Theater with Under the Radar and Ars Nova, War Lesbian at Dixon Place), directed by Aya Ogawa (Ludic Proxy produced by The Play Company at Walker Space, The Nosebleed at The Public Theater with Under the Radar).

BWW Review: THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Review: THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - Jan 26, 2019

When a couple decides to wed, it is typically a joyous occasion. It's a moment in their lives worth celebrating with friends and family. Oftentimes, soon after comes an engagement party where gifts are presented, toasts are made, and everyone present celebrates the happy couple. At least that is what is supposed to happen. In Hartford Stage's presentation of the world premiere of Samuel Baum's play THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY, things begin in this typical fashion, but with one unexpected event, quickly devolve into a dramatic, captivating, and revealing evening that will change the lives of those present forever.

The Bushwick Starr Presents Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST Photo The Bushwick Starr Presents Kristine Haruna Lee's SUICIDE FOREST
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2019

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to collaborate with Ma-Yi Theater Company in presenting the world premiere of Suicide Forest by award-winning playwright and performer Kristine Haruna Lee (Memory Retrograde at The Public Theater with Under the Radar and Ars Nova, War Lesbian at Dixon Place), directed by Aya Ogawa (Ludic Proxy produced by The Play Company at Walker Space, The Nosebleed at The Public Theater with Under the Radar).

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE ENGAGEMENT at Hartford Stage Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE ENGAGEMENT at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - Jan 11, 2019

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts will present Samuel Baum's The Engagement Party, directed by Tresnjak. Zach Appelman, Richard Bekins, Mia Dillon and Beth Riesgraf lead the cast. The world premiere play will perform Thursday, January 10, through Sunday, February 3, 2019.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY At Hartford Stage Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY At Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - Jan 10, 2019

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts will present Samuel Baum's The Engagement Party, directed by Tresnjak. Zach Appelman, Richard Bekins, Mia Dillon and Beth Riesgraf lead the cast. The world premiere play will perform Thursday, January 10, through Sunday, February 3, 2019.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE ENGAGEMENT at Hartford Stage Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At THE ENGAGEMENT at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2019

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts will present Samuel Baum's The Engagement Party, directed by Tresnjak. Zach Appelman, Richard Bekins, Mia Dillon and Beth Riesgraf lead the cast. The world premiere play will perform Thursday, January 10, through Sunday, February 3, 2019.

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