Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ari Graynor, Jerry O'Connell & More to Lead Bess Wohl's AMERICAN HERO at Second Stage Theatre; Performances Begin 5/12 by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theatre kicks off the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of AMERICAN HERO, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Leigh Silverman. AMERICAN HERO will feature ARI GRAYNO…

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Friday, March 14, 2014

CBS Cancels Robin Williams Comedy THE CRAZY ONES by TV News Desk

Three freshman series including Robin Williams Broadway's 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' comedy The Crazy Ones, were not included in the pick up announcement.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Spotlight On...Justin Hofstad by Michael Block

Name: Justin HofstadHometown: Casper, WYEducation: I have an AFA in Musical Theatre from Western Wyoming Community College, and then earned my BFA in Acting from the Rutgers University Mason…

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Meet the Artists: Director Moisés Kaufman by Arena Stage

by Linda Lombardi, Literary Manager Moisés Kaufman returns to Arena Stage where he previously directed his plays 33 Variations and The Laramie Project Cycle. Moisés is a Tony- and Emmy-nom…

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Friday, November 22, 2013

BroadwayWorld Denver Awards Update 11/22 - BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Takes the Early Lead! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now underway for Denver We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote If you have voted already, tell your friends.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker & Rajiv Joseph Honored at 2013 Steinberg Playwright Awards by Ryan Gilbert

Tony winner David Henry Hwang, whose new play Kung Fu will have its world premiere at Signature Theatre in February 2014, Annie Baker (The Flick, Circle Mirror Transformation) and Rajiv Jose…

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Friday, August 23, 2013

‘A Quick 5′ with Jeremy Skidmore by Elliot Lanes

Jeremy Skidmore is quite busy these days. He has returned to Round House Theatre to direct their season opener production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. He previously directed Round Hou…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

An immigrant portrait at Silk Road Rising by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "The Lake Effect" at Silk Road Rising ★★½ THEATER REVIEW: "The Lake Effect" at Silk Road Rising ★★½ ... Rajiv Joseph is best known for "Bengal Tige…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Review: Still Alice/Lookingglass Theatre by Johnny Oleksinski

Lookingglass Theatre Company has a proven flair for effectively incorporating visual effect into scenarios and scripts that don’t outright scream for it. And after “Eastland,” …

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tony Nominee Arian Moayed Joins J.J. Abrams' NBC Pilot Believe by Ryan Gilbert

Tony nominee Arian Moayed signed a deal to play a hit woman's right-hand-man in the NBC pilot Believe, according to Believe is a new drama series from J.J. Abrams and Al…

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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Podcast with Lookingglass Theatre’s BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO by Michael J. Roberts

Podcast with Lookingglass Theatre’s BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Director Heidi Stillman cast members Troy West, JJ Phillips, Anish Jethmalani and Walter Owen Briggs discuss Looking…

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Podcast with Lookingglass Theatre’s BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO by Michael J. Roberts

Podcast with Lookingglass Theatre’s BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Review: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Lookingglass Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Visually and technically, the show is impressive. Yet, like the tiger, we find ourselves asking “Why?” with no satisfactory answer. Rajiv Joseph’s script presents us with a number of i…

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Lookingglass Theatre’s Gritty BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Is All In The Eye Of The Beholder by Michael J. Roberts

The circle of life gets turned on its metaphorical head in Rajiv Joseph’s 2009′s play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo which is currently receiving its Chicago premiere at Lookingglas…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Confusing tiger tale difficult to grasp ★★ 1/2 by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' at Water Tower Water Works Can a talking Bengal tiger in the Baghdad zoo serve as both a narrator and a ghost?

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Review: Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo/Lookingglass Theatre Company by Johnny Oleksinski

Glancing above and around the stage at Lookingglass Theatre Company on Saturday night, one could spy a handful of animal topiaries of varying size and species—giraffe, rhino, bird—a kind…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

TheaterMania U: What to See in Chicago: Scary Cheerleaders, PDA, The Motherf**ker With the Hat and More by Darcy Rose Coussens

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Who: By Rajiv Joseph, directed by Heidi Stillman. What: Two United States Marines and an Iraqi translator are thrust into a world of greed, mystery and betra…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre's THE NORTH POOL by Walter McBride

The Vineyard Theatre presents the New York premiere production of THE NORTH POOL, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Vineyard's Paula Vogel Award-winning playwright Rajiv Joseph BENGA…

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Rajiv Joseph & the Cast of Vineyard Theatre's The North Pool Meet the Press by Ryan Gilbert

Rehearsals have begun for the tense new play The North Pool, and we've got a sneak peek at the cast of this story about a Middle Eastern student and his high school principal. Written by…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Gruesome Playground Injuries, Gate Theatre by Laura Silverman

Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo put him in the running for a Pulitzer in 2010. Deservedly so. Set during the Iraq war and featuring a talking tiger (played with verve on Broad…

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer starring John Malkovich - Symphony Center, 220 S Michigan Ave. Chicago, is offering a $5 off tickets for both performance on Friday, 2/1 and S…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Lookingglass Theatre Presents BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Jan. 30th-March 17th by Michael Roberts

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by Ensemb…

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Beginning Jan. 30th by Michael Roberts

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by En…

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Monday, October 29, 2012

‘All This Intimacy’ at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center by Mariya Danilenko by Mariya Danilenko

All This Intimacy, a play by Rajiv Joseph (The Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), is about a Columbia professor, Ty (Sean Coe), who is having an affair with three different women. The play f…

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Contest: Win Tickets to Golden Boy by Linda

Last year I had a contest asking you about theater-related Halloween costumes. Since I enjoyed reading your answers so much and since it's almost Halloween, I'm bringing it back, only this t…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Tony-Winning Set Designer Derek McLane Signs On for 2013 Academy Awards by Marc Snetiker

Oscar host Seth MacFarlane will have a fancy, Broadway style stage to sing and dance across when he hosts the awards ceremony next year. Tony Award-winning scenic designer Derek McLane has b…

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Fuse Review: Company One Exhibits a Ferociously Good “Bengal Tiger” by Helen Epstein

"Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" is hard to categorize. It is both funny and dead serious, not exactly a black comedy but an idiosyncratic composite of many different dramatic antecedents.

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Tickets Now On Sale for Boxing Drama Golden Boy, Starring Seth Numrich, Danny Burstein and Tony Shalhoub by

Tickets are now available for Lincoln Center Theatre's Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' Golden Golden Boy. Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and starring Seth Numrich, Danny B…

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Monday, September 24, 2012

The Butler, Starring Alan Rickman, Vanessa Redgrave and Liev Schreiber, Gets Weinstein Company Pick-Up by

The Weinstein Company has acquired distribution rights for The Butler, the upcoming ensemble drama from Precious director Lee Daniels. The film  stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Ma…

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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Review: ‘Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,’ burning bright at Round House by Peter Marks

For his wholly original black comedy, “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,” playwright Rajiv Joseph comes up with what seems a fittingly disquieting metaphor for the anguishing entanglement…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Livestreaming on #NEWPLAY TV Monday, Sept. 17: Conversation with Moisés Kaufman & Rajiv Joseph at Dramatists Guild of America by HowlRound

Join us for a discussion between two exciting and prolific writers—Moisés Kaufman (Gross Indecency, The Laramie Project) and Rajiv Joseph, author of the Pulitzer-finalist Bengal Tiger at …

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