Racist takes decrying casting of West End's 'Romeo and Juliet' mocked with memes and jokes

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ becomes racist rallying cry after Black woman cast in stage revival

‘Did anyone consult William Shakespeare before they did this DEI’

On Apr 4, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Black woman thinks she’s watching a play about friendship

‘I want to be your slave’: Black woman thinks she’s watching a play about friendship. She’s shocked by what happened next

‘This honestly sounds like aggravated assault but theatrical?’

On Mar 1, 2024 by Tiffanie Drayton

Woman says Vivid Seats canceled her show tickets to resell them at a higher cost

‘If you’re not willing to pay more for the tickets…’: Woman says Vivid Seats canceled her show tickets to resell them at a higher cost (updated)

‘This feels like a bait-and-switch.’

On Nov 16, 2023 by Rachel Kiley

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This guy wrote a song about grocery stores—it’s turning into a whole musical on TikTok

The internet loves ‘Grocery Store: A New Musical.’

On Oct 6, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

national theatre at home

The National Theatre will stream select titles on YouTube for free

Plays will be available to watch for one week.

On Mar 26, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski

James Franco

James Franco shuts down fan’s satirical play with cease-and-desist

The play actually sounds a lot like something Franco would put on himself.

On Jul 13, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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A performance of ‘Julius Caesar’ included a Trump look-a-like—and people are upset

Some thought the depiction took it too far.

On Jun 12, 2017 by Michelle Jaworski

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Woman dumps boyfriend who tried to give away her ‘Hamilton’ tickets

What a jerk.

On Jun 15, 2016 by Gabe Bergado

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Meryl Streep’s Donald Trump costume is the best thing to come out of this election

She can do anything!

On Jun 7, 2016 by Christine Friar

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‘Hamilton’ cast does a modern version of ‘Wait For It’ tied to current political injustice

What does it mean to imagine the events of Hamilton happening today? Oh, wait—we don’t have to imagine.

On Dec 20, 2015 by Aja Romano

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How one woman turned her Tinder nightmares into a musical comedy

‘Tinder Roulette’ finds the silver lining of dating disasters.

On Oct 30, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Subscription service Broadway HD offers streams from the stage

At last.

On Oct 26, 2015 by Aja Romano

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J.K. Rowling insists her Harry Potter play isn’t a prequel

It will, however, give us more info about our favorite wizard.

On Jun 29, 2015 by Aja Romano

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J.K. Rowling’s new Harry Potter play is coming to the stage in London

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will debut on a London stage next year.

On Jun 26, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Meet the actor who plays a depraved Kenneth Starr in ‘Clinton: The Musical’

Everything old is new (and funny) again.

On May 31, 2015 by Dylan Love

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