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The book follows the experiences of a young boy and his grandmother who live in a world plagued by evil, child-hating witches.


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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
Founded in 2020 by North Carolina-based director and producer, JaMeeka Holloway, Blk Girls Luv The Bard reimagines, reframes, and examines Shakespeare through the lens of Black and IPOC women with process, people, care, and community-centered workshops and public readings using modern verse translation commissioned by Play On Shakespeare.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
The legendary El Capitan Theatre will present Disney’s “Hocus Pocus” October 1st- October 7th. There will be a special opening night introduction October 1st by “Hocus Pocus” director Kenny Ortega and composer John Debney before the 7:00pm show.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021
Learn about reopening plans for The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More. The venue eopen its doors on Friday 10/29, Saturday 10/30, and Sunday 10/31 for its annual Halloween celebration, The Witches’ Ball.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is holding online auditions for a brand-new adaptation of THE WIZ JR., opening at the Taft Theatre in April 2022. Whether you see yourself as a beginner who only sings in the shower and dances in the kitchen, or you’ve performed with them before, everyone is welcome on their stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, tonight (28 September 2021) celebrates 15 years at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.  Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (“corpus”) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: “He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.”
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2021
Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to confirm the returning cast that will lead the award-winning production back into London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre where it resumes performances on Wednesday 15 September 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021
Washington was born on December 21, 1949 in Aberdeen, Scotland as Joan Geddie. She was a voice and dialect coach for numerous TV and film projects beginning in 1983. She is known for her work on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Crimson Peak (2015) and Red Sparrow (2018). She was married to Richard E. Grant.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 10, 2021
Playing through September 26th THE DROWNING GIRLS at OnStage Playhouse is a compelling look at the true story of the “Brides in the Bath Murders”, three ghostly brides tell their tales and reflect on how love and marriage don’t always equal a happily ever after...especially if you marry a serial killer. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Suzan-Lori Parks' White Noise will receive its European premiere at the Bridge Theatre, directed by Polly Findlay with a cast comprising James Corrigan, Ken Nwosu, Faith Omole and Helena Wilson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021
The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, has announced its most enchanted experience, Speakeasy Magick, is adding an additional night by popular demand.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021
Leading UK new writing theatre company, Stockroom, today announces a special Halloween event for all the family at its new headquarters in Finsbury Park, London. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Karis Rogerson - Oct 31, 2021
The Bette Midler tribute artist returns to NYC with Winnie's Rock Cauldron Cabaret
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 30, 2021
Wicked has celebrated 18 years on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre, and today, for Wicked Day, cast members Alexandra Billings and Riley Costello are taking you behind the Emerald Curtain for a behind the scenes look at the show!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021
The Orange Tree Theatre today announces full cast for brand new play Pinocchio created and directed by OT Community Director Liam Shea for the festive season. Fiona Drummond (Mum/The Blue Fairy/Other beasts) joins Nathan Queeley-Dennis (Hugo/Pinocchio/Other beasts) in a fun, interactive adventure, for anyone aged 3 to 103 (babies welcome!), which awakens the imagination about the adventures we can have when we pretend.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse presents THE SHAKESPEARE BINGE FEST, a three month-long celebration of Shakespeare for every level of fan from newbie to nerd, catering to all your cravings. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021
Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced that an additional 500,000 new tickets are now on sale, with booking extended to Sunday 27 November 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2021
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021
Today, Richmond Theatre announced the full cast for their 2021 pantomime, Cinderella which runs from Friday 3 December 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022.
by Gary Naylor - Oct 14, 2021
Saoirse Ronan provides a much needed opportunity to listen and learn from Shakespeare's tale of ambition's dangers amidst much wailing and gnashing of teeth
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops have announced several updates to the 2021/22 schedule. Newly added artists include pianist Inon Barnatan; CSO Acting Associate Principal Flute Henrik Heide; vocalists Cynthia Erivo, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Tatiana Mayfield; and local folk duo Over The Rhine.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021
In 2020, during lockdown and with theatres closed, actors Maria Friedman and Adrian Der Gregorian founded Doorstep Productions to bring live theatre to front doors all around the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021
Watch the Royal Opera Chorus perform the Witches Chorus from Phyllida Lloyd's production of The Royal Opera's Macbeth.
by Kevin Alvey - Nov 3, 2021
Phil Geoffrey Bond brought a special edition of 'Sondheim Unplugged: Into Sweeney Todd's Woods' to Feinstein's/54 Below for Halloween 2021. A collection of songs from Sondheim's 'Into The Woods' and 'Sweeney Todd'
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2021
Frantic Assembly, in association with TEA films, have announced a week of streamed performances of I Think We Are Alone by Sally Abbott (The Coroner; Vera), the tour of which was cut short in March 2020 by the global pandemic.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 25, 2021
In 2003, the original company of Wicked made its way to 34th Street to perform 'One Short Day' at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Earlier today, almost two decades later, the company returned for an encore! Watch the full performance below.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021
Joining the previously announced Kirsty Besterman (Constance Wicksteed), Jasper Britton (Arthur Wicksteed), Matthew Cottle (Canon Throbbing), Ria Jones (Mrs Swabb), Thomas Josling (Dennis Wicksteed), Caroline Langrishe (Lady Rumpers), Catherine Russell (Muriel Wicksteed) and Abdul Salis (Mr Shanks), are Katie Bernstein (Felicity Rumpers), Kelvin O'Mard (Mr Purdue) and Dan Starkey (Sir Percy).
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 1, 2021
This weekend being the Halloweekend in NYC, what else is happening in Cabarets all over Gotham but shows dedicated to witchies, vamps, zombies, and, of course, DISNEY!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2021
On Monday, December 13, at 8:00pm ET, Emmy and Tony Award–winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will ring in the holiday season at the Metropolitan Opera with a one-night-only concert, Kristin Chenoweth: Christmas at the Met.
by Erik Bailey - Nov 1, 2021
“What’s the difference between what you’re taught and what you know?” are the first words the audience hears in Whitney White’s “Macbeth in Stride.” This rock concert meets Shakespearean play invites the audience to reflect on this question.
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2021
The life story of entertainment icon Cher is on the way to the big screen, courtesy of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again producers, Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman. 
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
Bloomingdale School of Music has announced its Virtual Spring #JustForFun event, The Witches of Oz: One Short Day in New York City on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 6pm EST. The event is free for Bloomingdale students and families, with a suggested donation for other guests. All are invited to join.
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021
Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Renée Taylor (“The Nanny”) will be seen in the independent film TANGO SHALOM, directed by Gabriel Bologna, which will make its New York City debut as part of the Brklyn Film Festival.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 12, 2021
Subscribers of Realm+ will be able to listen to shows completely ad-free, receive early access to shows for binge listening, and gain access to exclusive bonus content for $2.99 a month. The first three titles available on the premium offering are The Vela, Low Life, and The Shadow Files of Morgan Knox.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Broadway at the Hobby Center will officially bring Houston’s protracted intermission to a close when the acclaimed Lincoln Center production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY takes the Hobby Center stage September 14-19, 2021, marking the beginning of its 2021-22 season.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021
The festival will run for 16 days and nights as usual this year, staging 160+ performances of 30 events in 16 venues, including a return to beloved Dublin venues, outdoor stages at city landmarks and shows designed to be experienced at your place, or near home for audiences outside of Dublin. This is a festival of firsts with 26 world premieres and 3 further Dublin premieres.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Naomi Peterson joins the company in the role of Miss Stapleton and others, joining the previously announced Richard Ede (Sherlock Holmes), Marc Pickering (Stapleton and others), Eric Stroud (Doctor Watson), Naomi Peterson (Miss Stapleton and others), Phil Yarrow (Sir Henry and others).
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2021
There are 89 Oscar nominees, including 25 winners, among the invitees.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022
Denice Clarke Ware, President of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation, announced that acclaimed Pokémon voice actor and film editor Sarah Natochenny and award-winning anchor and news reporter Jeanine Ramirez will serve as co-hosts of the 2022 Titans of Tech Awards celebration, honoring distinguished alumni of Brooklyn Technical High School for their extraordinary accomplishments in their respective fields.
by Michael Major - Jan 14, 2022
The Tragedy of Macbeth soundtrack by Carter Burwell has been released. The album features music written by Burwell for the Apple Original Film based on the play by William Shakespeare, adapted by Joel Coen. The album also features the voices of Denzel Washington, Frances McDorman, Kathryn Hunter, Jefferson Mays, and more.
by Michael Major - Jan 14, 2022
In the new film adaption of The Tragedy of Macbeth, Kathryn Hunter plays all three witches. BroadwayWorld caught up with Hunter to discuss playing all three witches in the Tragedy of Macbeth, working with Joel Coen and Denzel Washington, and what it was like bringing the popular play to the big screen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021
The Town Hall will present the 21st season of Broadway By The Year, created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel. This year, The Town Hall will set a new, exciting standard for its signature series, with each concert highlighting a major musical theater theme.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2021
From Coming to America to Crazy Rich Asians, see our picks for the films we would most like to see get the movies to Broadway treatment!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast of Hamlet which will be performed for the very first time in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by the Globe Ensemble, directed by Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2021
The cast features past principal performers from Les Miserables and delivers over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, ending of course with a stunning finale from Les Mis.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021
In this comedy about love and diplomacy, Sally Adams, the unconventional ‘queen of Washington society’, is appointed US ambassador to the tiny Grand Duchy of Lichtenburg. She’s intent on refusing to shore up that country’s finances with American money. That is, until she meets Cosmo Constantine, the Lichtenburg foreign minister, and finds his charms irresistible.
by Alan Henry - Aug 25, 2021
Join actress Kathy Najimy (Mary Sanderson) for a live discussion and Q&A before a screening of the classic Halloween movie Hocus Pocus! Kathy’s career includes voicing Peggy Hill on the animated TV series King of the Hill, Sister Act and Dumplin’ on Netflix.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021
Celebration Theatre Company makes its Orlando Fringe debut with an original musical by the up and coming playwright, Andrew Barret Cox. HEXED: A Femme Rock Musical will take the stage for its first performance on May 19.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 28, 2021
The single is the first offering from Emmi’s forthcoming concept project Players - a collection of epic pop songs inspired by the characters of Shakespeare’s plays, but repurposed for our times.