Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Blog Hijack: Wombat Theatre Co- "Moore & Son," 30 Years and Still Going Strong by Michael Block

The other day I received a strange e-mail from a young man named Brian O'Donnell who lives in Independence, MO. He thought I might be interested in some stuff he recently acquired, and thoug…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Two Trains Running by Debbie Jackson

In true August Wilson form, each character in Two Trains Running has a distinct style, function and purpose.  Set in 1969, the characters frequent a run-down diner, that might actually offe…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Broadway.com Show 3/26/14 - "Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables" and more by Broadway.com

The Broadway.com Show 3/26/14 - "Phantom of the Opera," "Les Miserables" and more The weekly news program written by and starring the editorial staff of Broadway.com! Th…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Theater News: Sheryl Crow Musical Diner to Receive World Premiere at Virginia's Signature Theatre

Signature's 2014-15 season will feature three world premiere musicals.

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Sheryl Crow's Diner to Finally Receive World Premiere at Signature Along With New John Kander Musical by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Sheryl Crow-Barry Levinson musical Diner, based on Levinson’s 1982 film, which had at one point been Broadway-bound, is to now have its world premiere at the Signature Theater in V…

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Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson's 'Diner' Musical Sets New Opening by David Rooney

After scrapping earlier plans for a San Francisco tryout and twice delaying its targeted Broadway debut, the long-gestating show based on Levinson's 1982 film will bow at the Signature Theat…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

DINER, KID VICTORY, SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premieres, Plus CABARET, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More Set for Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre announces its 25th Anniversary season, illustrating its commitment to provide theater artists a home to create, explore and reinvent new works.

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ArtsBeat: ‘Diner’ Musical to Open at Signature Theater in Virginia by Patrick Healy

Based on Barry Levinson’s 1982 film, the musical has music and lyrics by Sheryl Crow and a book by Mr. Levinson.    

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Sheryl Crow, Barry Levinson to bring musical ‘Diner’ to Washington by Peter Marks

Get ready to hear the guys from “Diner” crooning a score by Sheryl Crow in a familiar theater in Arlington. . A new musical version of the acclaimed 1982 movie, with music and lyrics by …

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Style Blog: Next Season Preview: Signature Theatre by Peter Marks

Lucky No. 7 in our series of theater previews occurs today with an exploration of the 2014-15 season at Arlington’s Signature Theatre. It’s a lineup that includes three world premiere m…

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Monday, January 27, 2014

My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer by Aya Esther Hayashi

Katherine Folk-Sullivan (left) and Layla Khoshnoudi (right)Photo credit: Hunter CanningWith a 65 minute run time, Brian Watkins' My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer is a short and provocative …

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InDepth InterView: Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo Talk JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT 2014 Tour, SAMSON & DELILAH At 54 Below, New by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a terrifically talented twosome who have found success sharing the stage both in entertainment endeavors and in life itself - real-life triple-threat couple Ace Young…

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Jerry Seinfeld on how to be funny without sex and swearing by Oliver Burkeman

The sitcom star shares the secret of his comedy – and what he can tell about you from your drivingOnce or twice a week, towards the end of the day, Jerry Seinfeld leaves the Manhattan offi…

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Annual Pegasus fest lets teen playwrights’ voices be heard

During her senior year at Whitney Young High School, Alexus Williams took a creative writing class that offered an unsolicited challenge — write a play. Now as a freshman at Grinnell Colle…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Stand-up Scene: The last nights of The Lincoln Lodge by Jason Heidemann

“This is where my comedy belongs,” says Ricky Gonzalez at the top of his hosting set at the final show at the Lincoln Lodge on Saturday, “in the back of a pancake house.&rd…

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Saturday, November 30, 2013

In the Next Room (or the vibrator play); Gastronauts; Once Upon a Christmas – review by Susannah Clapp

St James; Royal Court; Covent Garden, LondonPeople are whooping at Sarah Ruhl's play. Well, of course: at the centre of the plot is a vibrator. Set in New York in the 1880s, In the Next Room…

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Sheryl Crow & Barry Levinson's DINER Gets December Workshop in NYC; Broadway Next? by BroadwayWorld

According to an Equity casting notice, a New York City workshop will soon be held for DINER, a new musical inspired by the critically acclaimed 1982 film. With a book by Academy Award and Em…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Landing's Greg Pierce on Why Working with Tony-Winning Composer John Kander Is an 'Act of Joy' by Greg Pierce

About the author: A few years ago, Tony-winning composer John Kander (Cabaret, Chicago) asked Greg Pierce, an up-and-coming young playwright and short story author, to collaborate on a smal…

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Sheryl Crow Talks DINER: THE MUSICAL; Back On Track For Broadway? by Pat Cerasaro

Nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow offers an update on her newest musical endeavor, penning the score to a Broadway-bound stage musical adaptation of the '80s hit DINER, while appeari…

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Top 10 crime movies

Murder, robbery, revenge... some of the greatest films revolve around the vilest human acts. The Guardian and Observer's critics pick the best crime films ever made• Top 10 romantic movies…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Review: (Montreal) Tick, Tick...Boom! by The Charlebois Post

Before Rent: Larson’s autobio Tick, Tick... BOOM!A sharp cast and quartet sometimes strains, but otherwise hits the markby Sarah Deshaies@sarahdeshaiesThat ever-lasting question: to be a p…

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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD • New Line Theatre by Andrea

George A. Romero's classic horror film may not seem that scary to audiences today, but when "Night of the Living Dead" was released in 1968, it scared the crap out of people, and is believed…

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

VIDEO: Watch Alec Baldwin's TV Hosting Debut on MSNBC by TV News Desk

Alec Baldwin made his debut last night on MSNBC with UP LATE WITH Alec Baldwin that premiered on October 11 at 10 pm. On last night's show, Baldwin talked to Democratic mayor candidate Bill …

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Saturday, October 5, 2013

creating a/broad, October 5, 2013 by The Charlebois Post

Sex-Buzz Saturday Nightsby Cameryn Moore@camerynmooreOn tour, every night is Saturday night, even if it’s actually Tuesday night in Tulsa. I’ve got a show, I’m meeting new people, I’…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

In a Word... Stuart Fink on Stone Cold Dead Serious by The Charlebois Post

Aiming to Beat the OddsPresenting fearless theatreby Gaëtan L. CharleboisStuart Fink has worked professionally as an actor and director in 3 provinces so far. Most recently he performed in …

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Diner to Be a Sheryl Crow Musical

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August: Osage County: Toronto 2013 - first look review by Catherine Shoard

Meryl Streep claws the walls well, but the trappings of theatre hobble this movie version of Tracy Letts' award-winning playThe auguries for August were good. Tracy Letts' play about a pill-…

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Friday, September 6, 2013

All You Need is Glee! It’s All About the Beatles in the New Season Five Promo Video by Josh Ferri

The Fab Four are back: Blaine, Rachel, Kurt and Sue. Glee returns on September 26 with their two-part tribute to the Beatles. The season five premiere “Love, Love, Love” sees the…

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Notes From The Road - Seattle - Part Three by Daisy

We didn't make it to Seattle by Wednesday.  We didn't even make it to Portland by Wednesday.  Monty had an epic melt down some time around 4:30pm on Tuesday and would not be comfor…

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Aayyy! Ben Freeman to Star as The Fonz in the U.K. Premiere and National Tour of Happy Days Musical by Ryan Gilbert

West End favorite Ben Freeman will take on the iconic role of The Fonz in the U.K. premiere and national tour of Happy Days — A New Musical, alongside Cheryl Baker as Mrs. Cunningham a…

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