Friday, June 27, 2014

Lindsay Lohan to make West End debut in David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

The scandal-prone Hollywood actor will take the lead in the Playhouse theatre production  a role that Madonna once playedLindsay Lohan, the Hollywood star of Mean Girls and a thousand gossi…

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Monday, May 12, 2014

The Question... Andrew Cameron on Rosencratz and Guildenstern Are Dead by The Charlebois Post

Stoppard on The Fallby Estelle RosenAndrew Cameron was born in North Vancouver, moved to Montreal four years ago to study English Literature at Concordia. He promptly dropped out to pursue a…

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

A life in the theatre | ACT ONE at Lincoln Center is magical by Win Goodbody

So you wanna see your name in lights, kid? Moss Hart’s rise in the theatre business was by no means all milk and honey. But this play telling his story is beautifully crafted narrative and…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Monday, January 6, 2014

A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Now Available On DVD by Pat Cerasaro

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's celebrated two-character examination of the art of acting titled A LIFE IN THE THEATRE is now available on DVD via a Warner Archives release o…

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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Sexing Mary Poppins, and Saving Mr. Banks, Part II by Thomas Garvey

"Nobody ever knew what Mary Poppins felt about it, because Mary Poppins never told anybody anything."(The first part of this essay appeared earlier this week.)Pamela Lyndon Goff - who would …

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

PLAYBILL EATS: Brasserie 8 1/2: Another Op'nin', Another Crab Cake by Playbill Video

PLAYBILL EATS: Brasserie 8 1/2: Another Op'nin', Another Crab Cake Brasserie 8 1/2 has hosted the opening night parties for Broadway shows like "B…

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Saturday, November 30, 2013

Why I'm Going Along with "And Away We Go" by Broadaway & Me

People who love theater love shows about the theater.  Which is why there are so many backstage musicals, dramas and comedies from 42nd Street to the upcoming Bullets Over Broadway, fro…

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Friday, October 25, 2013

A Fly On The Wall, October 25, 2013 by The Charlebois Post

People are Strangeby Jim Murchison @JimMurchisonWhen I was a young man contemplating a life in the theatre an aunt of mine wondered at the choice. It wasn't that she thought it was an u…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Romeo & Juliet Star T.R. Knight Marries His Longtime Boyfriend Patrick Leahy by Ryan Gilbert

Emmy nominee and Broadway alum T.R. Knight quietly married his longtime boyfriend Patrick Leahy on October 5. According to Us Weekly magazine, the pair tied the knot "in an intimate cer…

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Romeo & Juliet Star T.R. Knight Marries His Longtime Boyfriend Patrick by Ryan Gilbert

Emmy nominee and Broadway alum T.R. Knight quietly married his longtime boyfriend Patrick on October 5. According to Us Weekly magazine, the pair tied the knot "in an intimate cere…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Patrick Stewart on Skipping a Honeymoon with Sunny Ozell to Jump Into Rehearsals For Godot and No Man’s Land by Lindsay Champion

Two weeks ago, Patrick Stewart tied the knot with singer-songwriter Sunny Ozell, but now is not the time for a honeymoon. After all, the Star Trek: The Next Generation favorite is about to t…

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Saturday, September 14, 2013

InDepth InterView: Frances Ruffelle Talks 54 Below Shows, LES MISERABLES, Broadway, Hollywood, Upcoming Projects & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a Tony Award-winning performer known around the world for her iconic original performance as Eponine in both the West End and Broadway editions of international stage…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

NEWSIES' Jeff Calhoun Set for ARTS IN THE CITY, 6/13 by BroadwayWorld

Jeff Calhoun, Tony Award-nominated director of the Broadway musical 'Newsies,' is interviewed by LaGuerre-Wilkinson about his discovery of theatre, being mentored by directorchoreographer To…

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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Highlights From The Big Knife Starring Bobby Cannavale

Clifford Odets' The Big Knife is the story of Charlie Castle (Bobby Cannavale), a dynamic stage actor who has become a Hollywood star at the expense of his art, his values and his marriage. …

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Friday, March 22, 2013

I Interview Playwrights Part 562: Jakob Holder by Adam Szymkowicz

Jakob Holder Hometown:  Tricky. I'm not even sure what a "hometown" is. The precise location at which one was born? Learned how to forage and thieve? Where one lives at the moment one a…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard to Star in Film Adaptation of Match by Lindsay Champion

Filming has begun in New York City for a movie adaptation of Stephen Belber’s play Match, according to Belber is set to write and direct the film, which stars Tony nomine…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

T.R. Knight to Play Politics on The Good Wife by Ryan Gilbert

T.R. Knight will guest star on The Good Wife as a political operative, according to Entertainment Weekly. Though few details have been revealed about his guest stint, Knight will appear i…

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

T.R. Knight, Jan Maxwell, Richard Thomas & More Join Benefit Reading of Moilere's The Miser by Ryan Gilbert

T.R. Knight, Jan Maxwell and Richard Thomas and will appear in the Red Bull Theater's benefit reading of Moliere's The Miser. Doug Hughes is staging the October 2…

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Michael Ealy & Kevin Hart to Star in Film Adaptation of David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago by

Michael Ealy (Seven Pounds) and Kevin Hart (Along Came Polly) will star as Danny Martin and Bernie Litgo, respectively, in a new film adaptation of David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in C…

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Saturday, June 30, 2012

People You Should Know . . . Cat Parker by Zack

Cat Parker is a freelance director based in NYC, who has worked regionally at Dallas Theater Center, Dorset Theatre Festival, and Oklahoma City Rep. In New York, Cat was the Producing Direct…

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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Planet Connections Intervew - Yvette Heyliger of "Bridge to Baraka" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Yvette Heyliger is a playwright, a director and a producing artist.  She has written her first one-woman show, Bridge to Baraka, which will be presented in Planet C…

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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Spotlight On...Michael Manocchio by Michael Block

Name: Michael ManocchioHometown: Cleveland, OhioEducation: BA in Theatre and English, Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, Illinois)Certificate in Thai and Southeast Asian Studies, Payap University (…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Book of Mormon Composer Robert Lopez Lands on Crain's '40 Under 40' List by

Tony-winning The Book of Mormon composer Robert Lopez has been named on Crain's New York Business' annual 40 under 40. The list profiles 40 people who have achieved success in busine…

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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Leading Ladies (Working In The Theatre #380) by American Theatre Wing

Leading Ladies (Working In The Theatre #380) Our four Tony Award winning Leading Ladies -- Laura Benanti, Beth Leavel, Bebe Neuwirth and Alice Ripley - discuss performances they've seen…

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Monday, March 12, 2012

Vancouver Playhouse Memories by The Charlebois Post

PLAYHOUSE MEMORIESby Mark Leiren-Young[Mark Leiren-Young is Vancouver Editor of The Charlebois Post as well as a playwright, writer and pundit. This article appeared in T…

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

An Interview with Script in Hand Playreading Series “Regulars” by Westport Country Playhouse

photo by Dave MatlowBy Anne KeefePlayhouse Artistic AdvisorCurator, Script in Hand SeriesThere are some special people one meets in the course of ‘a life in the theatre.’  When aske…

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Friday, February 24, 2012

OUT Magazine's Most Eligible Bachelors: The Broadway Boys by JK


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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Jonathan Groff, Nick Adams, Gavin Creel and More Top Out’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors List by

Several Broadway favorites have landed spots on Out magazine's annual list of the top 100 eligible gay bachelors. Among the handsome men are Priscilla Queen of the Desert headliner …

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Sunday, January 22, 2012

Rep director's two-man drama centers on questions of intimacy

Thirty-one years ago, Steven Woolf directed his first play at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, a Studio Theatre production of David Mamet's two-man drama "A Life in the Theatre." Now Wool…

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Monday, December 26, 2011

Profile: Christine Jones - Tony-winning designer for American Idiot by The Charlebois Post

A video clip from the Broadway production of American Idiot with Christine Jones' Tony-winning work in full evidenceThe Little Montrealer That Could"...there are a thousand ways to have a li…

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