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Photo Coverage: Billy Stritch Brings 'Late Summer Songs' at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 9, 2018

Most times when Billy Stritch is at the keyboard he is WITH somebody. Liza, Tony, Marilyn (Maye), Linda (Lavin), Christine (Ebersole), Klea (Blackhurst), Ann Hampton Callaway and of course Jim Caruso. Every major music performer has at one time or another availed themselves of Billy's unique creativity as their pianist,arranger, vocalist, or conductor. (more...)

Stand Up To Cancer Has Its Best-Ever Fundraising Special
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2018

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) today announced more than $123.6 million has been pledged collectively so far in connection with the star-studded Sept. 7 "roadblock" fundraising telecast in the United States and Canada. The funds pledged toward the SU2C scientific model will be directed to collaborative research programs utilizing SU2C's scientific oversight in both the United States and Canada. (more...)

Birdland Presents Nellie McKay, Coltrane Revisited And More Week Of September 17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Coltrane Revisited, Nellie Mckay, Tom Tallitsch Quartet, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Kander and Ebb Style for Reprise 2.0
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 7, 2018

Somewhere between its opening of SWEET CHARITY in late June and the end of July, Reprise 2.0 postponed its second scheduled production of its inaugural season, VICTOR/VICTORIA. In its place, the company has mounted a revival of Kander & Ebb's musical revue, THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, and, while it isn't a rarely revived book musical, which has always been Reprise's focus in the past, it does contain a score derived from some of the best songs in the classic Kander & Ebb catalogue (think CHICAGO and CABARET). (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The second production of Pride Films and Plays's 2018-19 season will be IT'S ONLY A PLAY, by Terrence McNally. McNally is arguably Broadway's most prolific gay male playwright, with 20 Broadway credits to his name, plus many other plays produced off-Broadway. (more...)

30 Broadway Presents JONNY WOO'S UN-ROYAL VARIETY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Cabaret superstar Jonny Woo is delighted to announce the return of his stunning 'Un-Royal Variety' to Hackney Empire for its third year this 19 & 20 October. (more...)

N'Kenge to Tribute LEGENDS! at The Pierre's Two E Bar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Broadway's MOTOWN: The Musical and Award Winning Songstress N'Kenge brings LEGENDS! to The Pierre's Two E Bar, Oct 1, 2018 at 8:30PM. N'Kenge will be the first soloist to open up the Broadway Series this season and was the first to give a Solo Show last season. (more...)

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of FUNNY GIRL with SIMPLY BARBRA at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Steven Brinberg in the latest edition of Simply Barbra, his acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand, on Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Def Poetry Jam Reunion Coming To The Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

RestorationART at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation launches its 2018 - 2019 season with Def Poetry Jam Reunion, curated by Danny Simmons on Saturday, September 15, 2018 for two shows only at 3PM and 7PM at The Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216. (more...)

YOUNGER Moves to Paramount Network for Sixth Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The sixth season of YOUNGER will air on Paramount Network instead of TV Land, according to Variety. (more...)

More Stars Announced for the Stand Up To Cancer Telecast
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Stand Up To Cancer's sixth biennial telecast on Friday, Sept. 7 (8:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT/PDT), has added more names to its star-studded lineup. Jason Bateman, Beth Behrs, Julie Bowen, Josh Brolin, Kaley Cuoco, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Max Greenfield, Jon Hamm, Mark Harmon, Sarah Hyland, Adam Klein, Tyler Labine, Diego Luna, Sonequa Martin-Green, Dave Price, Keanu Reeves, Tracee Ellis Ross, Winona Ryder, Jimmy Smits, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Bree Turner, Sofia Vergara and Marlon Wayans are coming together in the fight against cancer. They join an extraordinary list of previously announced participants including Mahershala Ali, Kathy Bates, Katie Couric, Jennifer Garner, Tony Hale, Marg Helgenberger, Ed Helms, Ken Jeong, Marlee Matlin, Matthew McConaughey, Maria Menounos, Jillian Michaels, Trevor Noah, Dak Prescott, Italia Ricci, Rob Riggle, Karla Souza, David Spade and Keith Urban. The telecast will feature three musical performances, one by 25-time GRAMMY Award winner and activist Stevie Wonder, one by GRAMMY-winning and six-time reigning CMA Country Vocal Group Little Big Town, as well as one by 11-time GRAMMY nominee and cancer survivor Charlie Wilson.  (more...)

Paramount Network Announces Full Series Order of EMILY IN PARIS from YOUNGER's Darren Star
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The new Paramount Network today announced a full series order for 'Emily in Paris' (working title) from Darren Star. The 10 episode, half-hour series will bookend a new Thursday dramedy night that launches in January with 'First Wives Club,' from Tracy Oliver ('Girls Trip'), followed by Star's hit-series 'Younger,' that officially moves to Paramount Network for season six in the spring, followed by 'Emily in Paris' in the summer. (more...)

LIZA PULMAN SINGS STREISAND Comes To Bolton Albert Halls
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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Brief 9/19: Brandon Uranowitz Joins THE BAND'S VISIT, Raul Esparza Returns to the Stage, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Brandon Uranowitz will join the company of The Band's Visit, Raul Esparza will return to the New York stage, and more! (more...)

"Simply Barbra" Steven Brinberg Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

This Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 PM, at The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street, NYC (on the 4th Floor of Yotel) Steven Brinberg in the latest edition of Simply Barbra, his acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand.This new show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the film Funny Girl, which premiered on September 19, 1968, at the Criterion Theatre on Broadway. In addition to songs from Funny Girl by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, there will be other Streisand hits and surprises. Musical Director is Christopher Dennyand Sam Krivda will be the special guest star. The cover charge is $20-$60. There is no food and drink minimum. For tickets, please visit www.TheGreenRoom42.com. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse's Storytelling Performances Return With NPR Host
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Back by popular demand, Bucks County Playhouse's Storytelling Series returns this fall with a new name and expanded opportunities to hear and see renowned storytellers live on stage. The opening performance of the new WORD OF MOUTH series features two special guests: Ophira Eisenberg (host of NPR's "Ask Me Another") and Jeff Rudell (recent contestant on the new NBC hit show, "Making It" with Amy Poelher and Nick Offerman). The fall series features monthly performances, two shows a night at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 28, October 19, November 16 and December 14. Tickets range in price from $25 for a single ticket to $80 for the four-show package and are available at BucksCountyPlayhouse.org or (215) 862-2121. (more...)

MURRAY HILL: ABOUT TO BREAK Announced at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Joe's Pub at The Public presents the North American premiere of Murray Hill: About To Break, a new comedy and theatrical event, running September 20-22 and 27-29. About To Break is written and performed by Hill and directed and developed with Tony Award-winning lyricist, writer, and director Scott Wittman. Renowned as a comic host around the world, this new show is a departure, putting Hill center stage in the first major dedicated solo show of his long, storied career. Musical direction is by Paul Leschen with original music by Hill with Wittman, Marc Shaiman, Kyle Forrester, Eric Kornfeld, Jesse Elder, and Leschen. (more...)

City Theatre Announces Momentum Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

City Theatre is excited to kick off to the 2018/19 Momentum Reading Series with Isaac Gomez's PerKup Elkhorn. Set in the small Wisconsin town of Elkhorn in the aptly named PerKup Coffee shop, owner Lori and her pal Vicki are testing out the market for cold brew and debating swinging by the local RibFest with Vicki's' husband Jeff and their recently returned childhood friend, Eric. Something shifts when newcomer Pedro visits the shop to use the Wi-Fi and touch base with his job in Chicago. The ensuing encounter will forever alter these five interwoven lives in this searing portrait of present day America. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, October 4, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 17, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, October 4, 2018! (more...)

Trevor Ashley: Double D's Comes to City Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Twenty years can really fly by when you've been so many different people. Trevor Ashley has been a fixture of the Sydney entertainment scene for two decades, refusing to be defined by gender, style or playing by the usual showbiz rules. He has starred in iconic musical theatre roles, cabarets with a twist, and his own outrageous pantos for his whole life. (more...)

Advance Base Releases 'Christmas In Nightmare City'
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Advance Base has shared a video for 'Christmas In Nightmare City,' the latest from his upcoming album, Animal Companionship. Talkhouse premiered the video today along with an essay penned by Owen Ashworth about song and video's conception. Animal Companionship is available for pre-order now and due out 9/21 via Run For Cover and Ashworth's own Orindal Records. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Breaks Records at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Bucks County Playhouse's acclaimed production of "Million Dollar Quartet" has surpassed expectations and broken the Playhouse's box office record - becoming the theater's most attended and top grossing production. Playing off the theme of this rock n' roll musical, cast members Sky Seals (who plays Johnny Cash), Ari McKay Wilford (who plays Elvis Presley) and Ryah Nixon will perform. Cast members will join the Playhouse's Producing Director Tony Award-winning Alexander Fraser and staff to "SMASH records." (more...)

National Black Theatre Announce Landmark 50th Season Liberation: A Journey Beyond Walls
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre's announces its 50th season as it gears up for a major capital redevelopment project of its current site by launching a new programmatic arm entitled "NBT Beyond Walls". "NBT Beyond Walls" will allow National Black Theatre to work outside the confines of it's formal space, to share pedagogy and artistic offerings with various institutions, constituencies and audiences while helping NBT ignite a local, national and international presence. NBT will also utilize this program period to formalize the documentation and archiving of the institution's legacy in order to capture and preserve its contribution and impact on the field. Taking the institution on a journey beyond it's familiar walls the historic 50th Season will be the theme "Liberation: A Journey Beyond Walls," which will comprise seven signature productions and one international partnership. The international partnership is an exciting opportunity to work with the Kulturhuset Stadsteatern (National Theatre of Sweden), which is officially establishing NBT's international extension, the National Black Theatre of Sweden, opens in November of 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Annalise Keating is Back in the Season 5 Trailer for HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2018

Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) is back and there is a new mystery. Get ready for another crazy-twisty season of How To Get Away With Murder. (more...)

Storm Large Stages One-Night-Only Performance At The Lincoln October 21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Storm Large has been making a name for herself from tours with Pink Martini to performances at Carnegie Hall, but it is with her loyal and fearless band, Le Bonheur, that she has been grabbing audiences by the lapels and refusing to let go. Large's fierce and fiery show includes the American Songbook, Broadway tear-jerkers, rock-goddess anthems, and some of her own gorgeous originals. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville Symphony
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2018

There's just something about Kristin Chenoweth. It's almost undefinable, perhaps even undescribable, yet as with any writer's efforts to put into words how remarkable the woman behind the image is, I'll give it my best shot, attempting to encapsulate the wonder that is Kristin Chenoweth in 2,000 words or less (but if I go over, don't judge too harshly - I'm simply stating the facts that prove the folly of my initial hypothesis). (more...)

STAGES St. Louis Announces Its 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

STAGES St. Louis announces its spectacular 33rd Season! The 2019 Season includes the dazzling and hilarious THE BOY FROM OZ, the smash hit GREASE, the romantic adventure MAN OF LA MANCHA, and our Emerson Family Theatre Series production of Disney's 101 DALMATIANS. (more...)

Hagins And Hill Present A Powerful Play At The New Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

C.A.G.E. Theatre Company will present - as part of the first fall season of the New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC - THE LONG RAIL NORTH, written by award-winning playwright, Michael Hagins, and directed by former Planet Connections Artistic Director, Brock H. Hill. (more...)

Advance Base Releases ANIMAL COMPANIONSHIP, Out 9/21 via Run For Cover
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Owen Ashworth's albums have always been about the human condition, and his latest is no exception. That may sound strange, given that it's called Animal Companionship, but it's as human as anything he's done before. (more...)

Celebrity Cast for the New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS Announced
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

“Dancing with the Stars” is waltzing its way into its upcoming season, and the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes an “American Idol” mentor, the first-ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast and a Bachelor Nation favorite, among others. (more...)

KCRW Announces Line-Up for 2018 Masquerade Featuring Santigold (DJ Set), White Denim, Wajatta, Dam-FunK, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

KCRW announced today the line-up for the 2018 Masquerade, L.A.'s iconic Halloween extravaganza, featuring Santigold (DJ Set), White Denim, Wajatta, D?M-FunK, Cherry Glazerr, Shannon Shaw, Brothers Griiin, Lucent Dossier, as well as KCRW DJs Gary Calamar, Raul Campos, Chris Douridas, Jose Galvan, Marion Hodges, Travis Holcombe, Anne Litt, Liza Richardson, Jeremy Sole, Anthony Valadez, and Dan Wilcox, on Saturday, October 27, from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., at the historic Los Angeles Theatre. KCRW's Masquerade, dubbed “legendary” by Time Out, and “the best costume party in town” by Edge is a feast for the senses, a glamorous and gritty mash-up of eccentricity, featuring DJs, bands, special musical guests, performance artists, and much more. (more...)

Wayne Sleep OBE to Lead Cambridge Arts Theatre's ALADDIN Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Cambridge Arts Theatre has announced that world-renowned ballet dancer, choreographer and TV personality Wayne Sleep OBE will lead the cast of its 2018 family pantomime, Aladdin, in the role of Abanazar. (more...)

MasterVoices Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Ted Sperling, Artistic Director of MasterVoices, announced details of the acclaimed ensemble's 77th season, celebrating the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. The upcoming season will be framed by two major musical events, the New York premiere of a multi-media version of Handel's oratorioIsrael in Egypt performed at Carnegie Hall, and a new adaptation of the Kurt Weill-Ira Gershwin-Moss Hart avant-garde musical, Lady in the Dark, starring Victoria Clark at New York City Center. Lady in the Dark has not been seen in New York since it was presented at New York City Center in 1994 as part of the inaugural Encores! season. (more...)

Linda Eder, Lindsay Mendez and More Take the Stage at 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond (more...)

Check In To NOMAD MOTEL At Horizon Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Nomad Motel - a fresh, coming of age comedy-drama about an American and a Chinese family whose lives are unexpectedly linked - makes its Southern debut as the finale of Horizon Theatre Company's "New American Dreams Series" this fall.   (more...)

Stand Up To Cancer Has Its Best-Ever Fundraising Special with More Than $123.6 Million Pledged
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) today announced more than $123.6 million has been pledged collectively so far in connection with the star-studded Sept. 7 'roadblock' fundraising telecast in the United States and Canada. The funds pledged toward the SU2C scientific model will be directed to collaborative research programs utilizing SU2C's scientific oversight in both the United States and Canada. (more...)

BWW Previews: October AUDITIONS FOR JUDY GARLAND 'World's Greatest Entertainer' to be staged in '19 at the Baby Grand
by Greer Firestone - Sep 10, 2018

JUDY GARLAND 'World's Greatest Entertainer', a NEW book musical will have its World Premiere at the 300 seat baby grand on March 22, running for 6 performances. Open auditions will take place at The Walnut Street Theatre on the 6th Floor on October 3 from 6pm-8pm. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, September 27, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 10, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Season Premiere of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 27, 2018! (more...)

Simon And Garfunkel Heads To PizzaExpress Live In October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

PizzaExpress Live presents "Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon and Garfunkel," a re-creation of the iconic 1981 reunion concert featuring award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers. Lessack and Rodgers will perform all the masterpieces heard on the night that half a million people gathered in Central Park to witness musical history. The duo re-visits the exact set list, a repertoire of lyrical masterpieces that includes "Mrs. Robinson," " Scarborough Fair," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "The Sound of Silence," and many more. This is not an impersonation, but an homage by two exciting and perfectly matched performers who've headlined in venues around the world. The shows will be interpreted by Donna Ruane, the West End's most sought after sign language interpreter. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Presents Joey Defrancesco & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS
by TV Scoop - Aug 30, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. (more...)

THE PECULIAR PATRIOT At ArtsEmerson Explores The Human Impact Of Mass Incarceration In America
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, is thrilled to welcome the first U.S. tour of National Black Theatre and Hi-ARTS's timely and urgent production, The Peculiar Patriot. Inspired by her decades-long work with prison populations, including on the notorious Riker's Island, Liza Jessie Peterson's one-woman show unpacks the human impact of mass incarceration in America. The production runs two weeks at the Emerson Paramount Center's Jackie Liebergott Black Box, located at 559 Washington Street in downtown Boston. Tickets can be purchased for $60 online at www.ArtsEmerson.org, by phone at 617.824.8400, or in person at the box office. Student, senior and group discounts are available. (more...)

Angelica Chéri, Dipika Guha, Chelsea Marcantel, Brian Otaño, Liza Powel O'Brien and Matt Schatz Selected For Geffen Playhouse's Writers' Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Geffen Playhouse today announced its selection of six local writers to participate in the launch of the inaugural cycle of The Writers' Room, a forum for engagement and collaboration between Los Angeles playwrights. The participants for 2018/2019 are Angelica Cheri, Dipika Guha, Chelsea Marcantel, Brian Otaño, Liza Powel O'Brien and Matt Schatz. (more...)

Broadway Meets Napa with the Debut of BROADWAY AT THE VISTA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

This Fall, Vista Collina Resort and Festival Napa Valley have come together to debut Broadway at the Vista in Napa Valley on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 6:30pm. (more...)

The Educational Theatre Foundation's Annual 'Thespians Go Hollywood' Gala to Celebrate the Legacy of Musical Producer Craig Zadan
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The life of late legendary producer Craig Zadan will be celebrated by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) - the organization dedicated to supporting theatre arts in schools and nurturing students all over the country - at the organization's annual West Coast gala Thespians Go Hollywood - Honoring the Life and Work of Craig Zadan. The celebration will take place on November 11, 2018 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' headquarters in North Hollywood.  The announcement was made by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, and Julie Cohen Theobald, President of the Educational Theatre Foundation. (more...)

BWW Review: LSPR PAC 19-2B Summons the Enchanting NANNY MCPHEE
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Aug 28, 2018

Seven unruly children wreak havoc in their home, scaring away the latest woman unfortunate enough to be hired as their nanny. The widower father is left in exasperation until one day a seemingly magical and definitely very mysterious nanny showed up at their front door. (more...)

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Return To Bemelmans At The Carlyle Hotel For Sixth Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

For the sixth year in a row, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel with their evening of swinging standards starting Sunday, September 2, then running every Sunday through December 30, from 9pm to midnight.  Bassist Steve Doyle will again join the duo.  (more...)

Advance Base Shares 'Your Dog,' New Album 'Animal Companionship' Out 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Advance Base Shares 'Your Dog,' New Album 'Animal Companionship' Out 9/21 (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Presents SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

In the Huntington Theatre Company's revival of Charles Marowitz's mystery play Sherlock's Last Case, alliances are tested, rivalries are raised from the dead, and long-simmering grudges play out in deadly ways. The beloved Sherlock Holmes, his aide de camp Dr. John Watson, and their put-upon landlady Mrs. Hudson - along with the iconic Baker Street flat - come to the Huntington Avenue Theatre Sep. 28 - Oct. 28, 2018, in a production directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

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