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Skin Deep - 1927 - Broadway


Liberty Theatre

(New York, NY)
234 West 42nd St.
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Sep 4, 2018
It's a fitting irony that Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group commences its season with 'Side Show,' a relatively untapped musical in contemporary theater canon. It's a gutsy show, flaunting with unabashed elan the grim underbelly of circus entertainment.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2018
The Chicago Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jeff Lindberg, kicks off the company's 40th anniversary season with A CJO Salute to Nancy Wilson, Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago's Fine Arts Building. Single tickets are $35 (balcony) and $45 (floor). Or, save with a CJO 2018-19 season package - the Nancy Wilson tribute concert, CJO's holiday ELLAbration on December 21 and a major concert event on May 18, 2019 celebrating 40 years of the Chicago Jazz Orchestra, all at the Studebaker - for just $85 (balcony) or $115 (floor). Single tickets and season packages are on sale now at
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 27, 2018
Musical theater composer and lyricist Vincent de Jesus' 'Skin Deep: The Musical,' which won Best Original Libretto and Best Musical Production at the 2008 Gawad Buhay! Awards, debuts a new set of songs in Ateneo Blue Repertory's (blueREP) take on the show.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 17, 2018
Inis Nua Theatre Company is proud to celebrate its 15th anniversary with the announcement of the 2018-2019 season. Music, laughter and mystery will fill the stage as Inis Nua presents the American Premieres of Inua Ellams' untitled and Monsay Whitney's Box Clever, plus the Philadelphia Premiere of David Greig's The Monster in the Hall. With the new season, Inis Nua will continue to be the only America theatre exploring exciting contemporary plays from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. All three works from across the pond will continue to bring Philadelphia audiences provocative, shocking and jubilant work by some of the best playwrights of today. Performances will be held at Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 South Hicks Street. Subscriptions for the season are currently available and single tickets are on sale now. For tickets and more information, visit or call (215) 454-9776.
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018
Following total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe shows in 2015, 2016 and 2017, Award-winning comedian Juliette Burton will be touring the UK this autumn with Butterfly Effect, her hugely popular show, in which she investigates the power of kindness and whether small, kind-hearted acts can make the world a better place.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020
Catch up with A.I.M from October 12th through October 17th as they present A.I.M Homecoming Week, a week-long virtual celebration of A.I.M’s resilience, perseverance, and creative tenacity, honoring Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2019
Theatre Makers Matt Miller and Peader Kirk have come together to co-create this solo theatre performance drawing on spoken-word storytelling, biographical accounts and physical theatre to explore themes of identity and belonging. Their new show FITTING will tour UK theatres from November 2019 to Spring 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2018
A rowdy and rustic retelling of the familiar French fable, Beauty and the Beast features an ensemble of six actor-musicians who all play instruments whilst on stage. Devised by English/Norwegian group New International Encounter (NIE), along with Cambridge Junction and Tobacco Factory Theatres, and directed by NIE founder and artistic director Alex Byrne, this play with music weaves spellbinding narration, clever dialogue and a Jazz Age score into a ferociously fun show about love, family and the notion that beauty-and beastliness-are only skin-deep. Brimming with surprises and broad comic delights, this charming production from England features a feisty heroine, a preposterous pair of loudmouthed, spoiled sisters and an enchanted prince with some monstrously bad pick-up lines. See it for yourself on the New Victory stage from October 26 - November 11, 2018!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2019
 Downes Braide Association (DBA) recently announced the release of Live In England a 2CD/DVD Box set on 29th November 2019 via Cherry Red Records. A double-vinyl edition will be released on 14th February. The album features stunning artwork by the legendary Roger Dean.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 5, 2018
The Inertia Theatre Project will produce "The Man That Corrupted Christmas by Mark Twain" as an exclusive two-night-only acting/directing showcase at Strawdog Theatre Company the evenings of December 11 and 12, 2018, at 8pm. Adapted and directed by Corey Bradberry, the play's ensemble of ten features Annie Burnett, Kayla DeFrenza, Julia Germeroth, Nick Grischow, Eliott Johnson, Kirsten Linder, Cat McGee, Patrick O'Keefe, P. Cullen Ryan, and Talia Santia.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 29, 2019
Downes Braide Association (DBA) Live In England a 2CD/DVD Box set Out Now via Cherry Red Records. A double-vinyl edition will be released on 14th February. The album features stunning artwork by the legendary Roger Dean.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 23, 2019
Ip Man's life remains unchanged after his wife's death, but he and his son are slowly drifting apart. To seek a better future for his son, Ip Man decides to travel to the U.S. only to find the stable, peaceful life abroad is only skin deep. Underneath lies a deep rooted racial discrimination that is far worse than he has expected. Ip Man re-examines his position and ponders on the reason he took up martial arts in the beginning.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2019
The Good Liar is a 2019 American crime thriller film directed and produced by Bill Condon and written by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Searle. It stars Ian McKellen as a career con-artist who meets a wealthy widow (Helen Mirren) online, and begins to plan how to steal her fortune.
by Don Grigware - May 30, 2019
Grace Jasmine writes in a variety of genres. With 47 nonfiction books in print, she decided to return to her first love, writing for theater. She sat down to talk with us about her work The Masher about to open as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. I love your logo. It looks so eerie, like the child from Les Mis turned inside out. I love bizarre tales. How did you get started writing in this style? Is this your first play for the Fringe Festival?
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2019
The Masher by Grace Jasmine - a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory where men are held responsible and women are judge, jury and…?
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2019
For more than 50 years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits, including "The Way You Do the things You Do," "My Girl," "Since I Lost My Baby," "Get Ready," "Ain't Too Proud to Beg," "Beauty Is Only Skin Deep," and "I Wish It Would Rain." The Four Tops have been marveling audiences with their infectious blend of pure vocal power and sweet harmonies since 1954, including hits such as 'Baby I Need Your Loving," 'Reach Out, I'll Be There,' 'Standing in the Shadows of Love," 'Bernadette," and ' I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)."
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 14, 2019
Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski and Managing Director Lou Castelli announced the 2019/2020 lineup at Pittsburgh Public Theater. The six-play subscription series features three exciting new voices, two giants of American culture, and one outrageous musical comedy.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 11, 2020
Motown legends The Four Tops and The Temptations have announced that Odyssey will join them as special guests on their UK tour in November. The UK chart-toppers have been confirmed as special guests for all dates except Liverpool. Native New Yorker was a UK Top 5 hit for Odyssey in 1977 and the trio fronted by Lillian Lopez followed up with a string of UK hits in the eighties.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019
Portland Center Stage at The Armory announced their 2019-2020 season, the first that new Artistic Director Marissa Wolf has planned for the company.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 24, 2019
What happens when the glass slipper doesn't fit? Is it a cue to put a bullet in the princess' head?
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Also announced today are the shortlisted writers: Billie Collins with But The Heart Stayed Behind; Rebecca Jade Hammond with Hot Chicks; Emma Hemingford with Foreverland; Joe Ward Munrow with Home; and Rían Smith with Endless.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 30, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, The Temptations and The Four Tops Tour with special Guests Odyssey has been re-scheduled to October 2021. Tickets remain valid for the new dates.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 29, 2019
On the heels of the 60th Anniversary of Motown Records, two of the greatest R&B groups of all time a?" The Temptations and The Four Tops a?" will perform on stage at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls on Thursday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2020
Two stand up comedians invest in the stock market through research, listener emails, the occasional over qualified guest, and their gut feelings.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 17, 2019
On August 24th and 25th, burlesque queen, fashion muse and New York Times-bestselling author, Dita Von Teese, will be offering an intimate weekend of instruction sharing her secrets of seduction, beauty and life skills at the historic Hollywood estate, 'The Paramour.'
by Review Roundups - Jul 1, 2019
Tea at Five with Faye Dunaway is now open at Huntington Avenue Theatre! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2020
Following her hugely successful debut UK tour in 2018 of Butterfly Effect and an acclaimed season at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, Award-winning Comedian Juliette Burton will be setting out on tour in 2020 with her ground-breaking new show, Defined.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 29, 2019
University of Illinois Springfield and Exceptional Artists announce The Temptations and The Four Tops on Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:30 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020
Brand-new theatre company represent., is today announced with a mission to increase access to the industry for those from lower socio-economic backgrounds*. Inspired by the repertory model, represent. will offer six 18a?"30 year olds an acting apprenticeship where they can develop their craft on the job, earning a London living wage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 11, 2019
Staged Reading of the 2018 LEZPLAY CONTEST Winner Set for Saturday, January 19
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020
Touching three-hander that explores male body image in the gay scene premieres in the opening week of VAULT Festival.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 8, 2019
Falstaff, Verdi's exuberant final opera, returns to the Met for performances February 22-March 16, 2019. Robert Carsen's acclaimed production moves the action from Shakespeare's era to 1950s England. Fresh off his much-lauded performance as Michonnet in the Met's Adriana Lecouvreur, Ambrogio Maestri stars as the notorious glutton Falstaff, reprising his celebrated betrayal in this production's premiere run in the 2013-14 season. The ensemble cast of merry wives and noblemen also includes Ailyn Perez as Alice Ford, Golda Schultz as Nannetta, Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Mistress Quickly, Jennifer Johnson Cano as Meg Page, Francesco Demuro as Fenton, and Juan Jesus Rodriguez as Ford. Conductor Richard Farnes, the former longtime music director of Opera North, makes his Met debut on the podium.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2020
This Spring, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre presents the World premiere of a captivating and powerful new folk-inspired musical. The Wicker Husband, by Rhys Jennings and Darren Clark, was the winner of the inaugural MTI Stiles + Drewe Mentorship Award in 2016 celebrating new British musical theatre writers and was included in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre's 30th Annual Festival of New Musicals in New York.
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 5, 2019
Neneh Mariann Karlsson (better know as Neneh Cherry) has returned to tumultuous times more engaged and punchier than ever with her fifth solo studio album Broken Politics.
by TV Scoop - Feb 5, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 11, 2019!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 21, 2020
Victor is a ruthless fashion designer in the 1970s at the top of his game. Esme, his glamorous protégé and muse, is pushed aside when an ordinary Midwestern woman inspires Victor to make his artistry accessible to the masses.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
Brand-new theatre company represent. today announces the full cast for their inaugural season. With the mission to increase access to the industry for those from lower socio-economic backgrounds, performing in repertory are Aaron Douglas (Girlboss, Southwark Playhouse; Wonder Boy, Arcola Theatre), Sarel Madziya (this is Sarel's professional stage debut), Nemide May (Brothers With No Game, Close Friends), Bola Okun (Feels, Lyric Hammersmith), Loussin-Torah Pilikian (Foodie, The Hope Theatre) and Adam Rachid Lazaar (this is Adam's professional stage debut). represent. will provide the cast with an acting apprenticeship where they can develop their craft, earning a London living wage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 13, 2020
Theatre Vertigo presents Everything You Touch by Sheila Callaghan, directed by Jessie Hirschhorn 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020
Theatre Makers Matt Miller and Peader Kirk have come together to co-create a solo theatre performance, FITTING, drawing on spoken-word storytelling, autobiographical accounts and physical theatre to explore themes of identity and belonging.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELOR, airing on ABC on Monday, February 11, 2019!
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 10, 2020
Downes Braide Association (DBA) release the double-vinyl gatefold edition of Live In England on 14th February. The 2CD/DVD Box set was released last year via Cherry Red Records. The album features stunning artwork by the legendary Roger Dean. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019
The national tour of 'Come From Away' is warming hearts across America. A 'Best Musical' winner all around the world, the smash hit musical has won the Tony Award for 'Best Direction of a Musical' (Christopher Ashley), 4 Olivier Awards (London) including 'Best New Musical,' 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards (NYC) including 'Outstanding New Broadway Musical,' 3 Drama Desk Awards (NYC) including 'Outstanding Musical,' 4 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards (North American Tour) including 'Best Production,' 4 Helen Hayes Awards (D.C.) including 'Outstanding Production of a Musical,' 4 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards (Seattle) including 'Excellence in Production of a Musical,' 6 San Diego Critics Circle Awards including 'Outstanding New Musical,' 3 Toronto Theatre Critics Awards including 'Best New Musical,' 3 Dora Awards (Toronto) including 'Outstanding New Musical/Opera' and 'Outstanding Production,' and the 2017 Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award (Toronto).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019
Jonathan Ray (The Cat), Grace Kelly Miller (Sally/Fish), Nick Brittain (The Boy/Thing One), and Matt Jay Ryan (Thing Two), will star in Katie Mitchell's acclaimed stage adaptation of The Cat In The Hat, directed by Lillie Collier. Based on the much loved tale by Dr Seuss, the Turbine Theatre's festival family show runs for a strictly limited Christmas season from 11 December - 11 January.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 3, 2019
Motown legends The Four Tops and The Temptations are returning to the UK in November 2020 to perform some of their most popular and award-winning songs that continue to inspire musicians around the globe. The Tamla Motown label broke down cultural and social barriers and The Four Tops and The Temptations were at the very forefront of that transformative period. Original members, Duke Fakir and Otis Williams, of the Four Tops and Temptations respectively, hold a special place in the hearts of British fans, and they are both delighted to be returning to the UK for the 2020 8-date concert tour in October and November.
by Review Roundups - Dec 3, 2018
The Cher Show, a new musical based on the music icon Cher officially opens on Broadway tonight! 
by Julie Musbach - Aug 26, 2019
Motown legends The Temptations & The Four Tops return to bring the funk to the Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) in San Antonio, TX on October 3, 2019 at 7:30PM. Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 30 at 10AM. 
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Aug 10, 2020
#MusikalDiRumahAjaa??s third and latest entry, Rara J, is the first to transplant the source folktale into a current-day setting. However, the adaptation is not merely skin-deep, as the episodea??s presentation is as snazzy as its internet-savvy characters, resulting in a fun and accessible watch.
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2020
Olney Theatre Center took to Facebook live to announced its 2020-21 season yesterday!
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Apr 24, 2021
So while the course of true love does not run smooth when pursued by these slightly deranged lovers, it does in the end run true. All in all, then, this is a pleasing way for theatergoers to begin emerging from hibernation.