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#MeToo Movement Breaks Its Silence About Famous French Theatre Figures

According to a report by France 24, the #MeToo movement took a while to reach the world of French theatre, but women are now protesting against a few famous figures in the industry.

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“Aladdin” Broadway Show Was Canceled For A Day

ovid cases are serious enough to shut down the “Aladdin” Broadway show – for a day.

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Broadway Theaters Will Require Audiences to be Vaccinated and Masked.

For over a year and a half, Broadway has been closed due to the Covid-19 virus, but starting this month, many Broadway classics are returning to the stage with some safety measures in place. Earlier this summer, some productions were already back on stage such as “Springsteen on Broadway” and “Pass Over.”

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‘Cats’ Proves that Film Doesn’t Work for Every Story

The 2019 film ‘Cats,’ adapted from the classic Broadway show of the same name, was not only a box office failure, but it received poor reviews as well. The film was often called “the worst film of 2019” despite its star-studded casts such as Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, and many more.

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Jordan Fisher Will Guest-Star On ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’

Broadway star Jordan Fisher announced on Tuesday that he will guest star on the upcoming episode of the Disney+ hit series, ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,’ which is coming out this Friday. The show has been very popular on Disney+ since its debut in 2019; it received critical praise and has produced one of the biggest breakout stars of 2021, Olivia Rodrigo. The series also won a GLAAD Award in 2020.

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Shakespeare in School: Boring or Brilliant?

Over the course of my four years in high school English classes, I had to read many Shakespeare plays. While I knew that Shakespeare was a renowned playwright and poet, I never enjoyed reading his plays in school — I found them confusing and largely irrelevant to modern life. However, in college, after taking a class devoted to reading eight of his plays over the course of nine weeks, I completely changed my mind.

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5 Reasons Why Disney’s ‘Cruella’ Should Become a Musical

Over the weekend, I watched Cruella, one of the latest additions to Disney’s streaming platform. The film blew me away; it was witty, dark, funny, and perfectly cast. After all, can it get any better than starring Emma Stone and Emma Thompson?

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Ed Sullivan Theater at Full Capacity for the First Time Since the Pandemic

Theater has been one of the hardest hit industries since the start of the pandemic. Theaters across the United States have been closed because of the pandemic, causing a lot of them to shut down for good. There are still movie theaters that are closed due to the pandemic despite COVID restrictions being loosened.

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Broadway Beloved Jeremy Jordan to star in “Little Shop of Horrors” Revival

When Little Shop of Horrors resumes its run at the Westside Theatre on Sept. 21, Broadway favorite and Tony Award nominee for Newsies and Waitress, Jeremy Jordan, will play Seymour.

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Theater Workers During the Pandemic

The pandemic has caused devastating job losses in many fields, and the theater industry is no exception. As an industry that relies almost entirely on live interaction and large gatherings, theater took a heavy hit when the lockdown phase of the pandemic began.

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Broadway makes plans to slowly open up theatres in upcoming months

The show is going on – this time, in person! In a press conference two weeks ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that he expects Broadway and off-Broadway shows to reopen by September

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Remembering my time at the theatre

Five days ago, Feb. 7, marked the one-year anniversary of the last time I set foot in a theatre. I went to go see “The Scottsboro Boys” by the Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program & the Beck Center for the Arts with my arts critics’ circle (aka one of the best English/journalism courses I’ve ever taken) and went on an emotional rollercoaster that allowed me to connect more with my African American heritage and developed me as a writer.

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