Performing Arts

Currently Running National Tours

A look at the touring musicals and plays that may soon be coming to a city near you!<p><b>ALADDIN- National Tour (through September 9, 2018)</b><br>From the …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

6 legendary Broadway premieres I wish I’d seen | Opinion

There are times when I really wish I could have access to a Tardis, and have it take me back to an earlier Broadway so I could see the original …

Tony Awards

Tony-Winning Choreographer Twyla Tharp Launches The Joyce’s 2017–2018 Season

Twyla Tharp Dance is featured in a world-premiere program set to Bob Dylan music.<p>The Joyce has announced that Twyla Tharp Dance will kick off its …

Ballet

Sunset Boulevard, Starring Glenn Close, Inches Closer to the Big Screen

A film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, which recently concluded a Broadway return, is in the works, with the Tony-winning star in</i> …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Touch and Sacrifice: this week’s best UK theatre and dance

Fleabag director Vicky Jones’s filthily enjoyable play enters its last week at Soho theatre, while Iceland Dance Company takes over Royal Festival Hall<p>Theatre<p><b>1 Touch</b><br>Vicky Jones’s filthily enjoyable play is about Welsh girl Dee, who comes to London in search of herself and sexual satisfaction. In …

The Theatre

Seven easy ways to see theatre for cheap in London

1. The Royal Court’s 10p standing tickets<p>The single best-value theatre ticket in all of London is the Royal Court’s outlandishly cheap 10p standing …

The Theatre

Bruce Springsteen Sets Broadway Dates + More New York Theater News

<i>On Broadway and beyond, a curtain can rise as quickly as it can fall; a star can be swapped as easily as Bernie Telsey can say, “That’s enough.”</i> …

The Theatre

5 Times Zumba and Daddy Yankee Partnered Up to Create Magic

Daddy Yankee and Zumba go together like peanut butter and jelly. Zumba instructors everywhere discovered a long time ago that Daddy Yankee's music is perfect for the upbeat pace of the dance workout, sharing thousands of videos choreographed to songs like "Gasolina" and "Rompe."<p>The singer has …

Ballet

Glenn Close to Star in 'Sunset Boulevard' Movie Musical at Paramount (Exclusive)

Tony winner Close just wrapped Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber show in June<p>Paramount Pictures is pursuing a big-screen adaptation of Andrew …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Tracy Morgan’s Post-Crash Comedy Comes to Caroline’s

At the start of his recent Netflix special, “Staying Alive,” Tracy Morgan doesn’t waste any time addressing his near-death experience, when a car he was in collided with a Wal-Mart truck; he broke his nose, a leg and ribs in the crash and sustained a traumatic brain injury. “Could have been worse,” …

The Theatre

Fans praise Love Island host Caroline Flack for ‘amazing’ stage debut in Crazy For You

Caroline Flack had a pretty difficult job in making her musical theatre debut just weeks after hosting Love Island, perhaps the most popular TV show …

Love Island

Review: Listening (Yes, Listening) to the Beauty of van Gogh

The blunt title of the exquisite “Van Gogh’s Ear,” now at the Pershing Square Signature Center, does not refer to art history’s most notorious act of self-mutilation. Or not only to that.<p>Yes, there is a sequence in this animated tone poem from Ensemble for the Romantic Century that shows Vincent …

The Theatre

What’s New in NYC Theater

<i>Our guide to plays and musicals coming to New York stages — and a few last-chance picks of shows that are about to close. Our reviews of open shows are at nytimes.com/reviews/theater.</i><p><b>Previews and Openings</b><p><b>‘FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY’</b> at Playwrights Horizons (previews start on Aug. 18; opens …

The Theatre

7 Off-Broadway Shows Closing Before the End of August

Don’t miss these summer productions as they wrap up their final performances.<p>With the fall season about to kickoff, we highlight seven summer shows …

The Theatre

New Musical Come Light My Cigarette Opens Off-Broadway

The suspenseful new work by Arnold L. Cohen debuts at the Theatre at St. Clement’s August 17.<p>Following previews that began August 8, Arnold L. …

The Theatre

Here's Your First Look at the 'Frozen' Broadway Musical

The hotly-anticipated Broadway debut of Disney's "Frozen" is almost here, and now, fans of the hit animated feature have their first look at the live show's principal cast in costume.<p>Entertainment Weekly debuted the image of the musical's main foursome, which features, from left to right, Hans …

Broadway Musical

Girl in Coffee Shop in St. Petersburg | Stuck in Customs

Asking to take people’s photos<p>I know MOST photographers are too shy or afraid to ask people to take their photos. Don’t be afraid. What’s the worst …

Photography

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

The cord cutters have spoken: Online streaming services are in.<p>Consumers’ options for binge-watching their favorite TV shows or streaming their …

Ballet

'Hamlet': Charlie Rose

Hamlet is one of the best-known plays in English literature. A new production of the classic is now running at New York's Public Theatre through …

Business

Opening the door to a virtual classroom: Port Macquarie ballet dancers stream-meet their Melbourne mentor

Virtual reality transports dance students from regional NSW to The Australian Ballet in Melbourne, more than 1,000 kilometres away.

Ballet

New Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tell Me on a Sunday Will Premiere in China

The musical, about a young woman who moves from London to New York to start a new life, will be reset in China.<p>Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Three things you won't want to miss in London this Thursday

1. It’s the first day of The London Feminist Film Festival, which has paired up with the BFI to bring a bunch of screenings to the capital calling …

London

#TBT: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Off-Broadway Cast of Hamilton at The Public Theater

This Thursday we remember the sold-out Off-Broadway engagement ofthe Tony-winning Best Musical.<p>Before Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of <i>Hamilton</i> took …

The Theatre

Playbill Mixtape: Musical Theatre 101, The 1930s

This week’s soundtrack features 19 tunes from musical theatre history every Broadway fan must know.<p>Playbill is gearing up for our back-to-school week …

Broadway Theatre

This Is What a Naked Dress Looks Like on a Ballerina

Recently, we came across the Instagram account of Isabella Walsh, professional ballerina with the San Francisco Ballet. Right off the bat, we were …

Fashion

20 Photos of Male Dancers Just Living Their Lives and Looking Incredibly Hot While Doing So

Forget all your troubles, just for a moment. Instead, scroll through images of sexy male ballet dancers and bask in the beauty of their chiseled bodies and toned, well, <i>everything</i>. Ballet can be hard on the body, but damn, the results of it are easy on the eyes. Start the cold shower now, and read …

Lifestyle

Opera Stars Meghan Picerno & Gardar Thor Cortes Will Lead the Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies

Come along and follow them! Award-winning opera stars Meghan Picerno and Garðar Thór Cortes will lead the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Hard Truths or Easy Targets? Confronting the Summer of Trump Onstage

Tycoon, television star, head of state and now — who’d have thought? — leading man of the New York stage. Not that Donald J. Trump has been known for spending nights at the theater since he took the oath of office. But his alter egos, summoned by playmakers angered and bewildered by his election, …

The Theatre

Patriots-Texans Camp Practice: ‘A Great Day to Measure Yourself Against the Best’

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. — The training camp trip is made for days like Tuesday. The Patriots have journeyed to a home-made training-camp site at …

New York City Ballet

Living single in a married world in Barrington Stage’s vibrant ‘Company’

PITTSFIELD — Has any composer in the history of musical theater ever achieved the kind of back-to-back artistic triumphs in a two-year span that …

Boston