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Arts Around The World: News & Events: November 27 – December 3, 2017

Mark your calendars and save the dates, check out these live entertainment and theatre events and news occurring around the globe this week.

November 27 – December 3, 2017

MAMMA MIA! THE MUSICAL, AUSTRALIA, FROM NOVEMBER 28, 2017
Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the story and the music that makes MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good musical. MAMMA MIA! is a global phenomenon, and now, in a stunning new production, it begins its Australian tour in the capital city, Canberra. A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, MAMMA MIA! is a fabulous night out for audiences of all ages.

CORONET INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, UK, UNTIL NOVEMBER 26, 2017
Print Room at the Coronet presents an ambitious five-week festival of art from across the globe, spanning genres and defying expectations. Over 35 days the venue will host theatre, art, circus, dance and poetry with over 50 artists from 12 countries, celebrating great work, without borders, without agenda and without restriction.

THE PARISIAN WOMAN, USA, FROM NOVEMBER 30, 2017
Uma Thurman makes her Broadway debut in The Parisian Woman, an electrifying new power play by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, and directed by Tony Award nominee Pam MacKinnon. Willimon’s inspiration for The Parisian Woman comes from French dramatist Henri Becque’s controversial play, La Parisienne which debuted in Paris in 1885. The Parisian Woman, opening this week at the Hudson Theatre, was commissioned and developed by The Flea Theater in New York City, and was originally produced by South Coast Repertory.

SHIRLEY: A NEW MUSICAL, USA FROM DECEMBER 1-3, 2017

Harvard Theater,​ ​Dance,​ ​and​ ​Media’s first performing thesis to premier on December 1, 2017. ​ ​ SHIRLEY: A New Musical About (the Life of) America’s Little Sweetheart  written by Julia Belanoff. Belanoff is drawing on her childhood fascination with Shirley Temple Black to write the book for Shirley , a mature and nuanced view of the performer’s complicated life that travels through her transition from childhood stardom, to homemaker, to politician, all the while interrogating the way that Shirley Temple Black inspired other women around her and exploring the ways in which she eventually makes peace with her own journey through life. Friday, December 1st at 7:30 PM, Saturday, December 2nd at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, December 3rd at 2PM at the historic Agassiz Theater, 5 James Street, Cambridge, MA, USA. For tickets ($5-$10) or more information, the public may contact the Harvard Box Office or (617) 496-2222

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