Saturday, April 19, 2014

The Gospel According to...Matt Cox by Michael Block

Name: Matt Cox Hometown: Dallas, TXEducation: Stella Adler Studio of Acting, The Upright Citizens Brigade Training Center, and I have a BFA from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX…

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Rapunzel: the dance show where kids and adults can let their hair down by Liv Lorent

Time is too precious to waste watching gaudy spectacles with TV characters, writes choreographer Liv Lorent. The best children's stage shows can be enjoyed by adults tooWhen it comes to cont…

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Teases Broadway Return on WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW by Stage Tube

Kristin Chenoweth today revealed on 'The Wendy Williams Show' that she'll soon be returning to Broadway. The performer also talked about her boyfriend meeting the parents and the surprising …

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Karen Ziemba, Randy Graff, Christina Bianco & More Set for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series, 5/12 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-Winners Adriane Lenox After Midnight, Doubt, Karen Ziemba Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact, Randy Graff Les Miserables, City of Angels and Andy Blankenbuehler In The Heigh…

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Turn Left at Greenland: The Beatles Meet the Press by Bcohenstratyner@nypl.org, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Library For The Performing Arts

When you enter the exhibition and walk past the stage set-up (accompanied by the sound of screaming girls), you see a line-up of microphones and a video clip of the Beatles landing in NYC fo…

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My Hetty Feather: Jacqueline Wilson on seeing her heroine step on to stage by Jacqueline Wilson

When Novel Theatre wanted to stage my book, I felt as proprietorial as any mother. Who was going to play my Hetty? Hetty Feather reviewed by Emily Drabble and her eight-year-old daughter 'i…

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Monday, April 14, 2014

With Hair sold out, and new construction this summer, Keegan enters its own Age of Aquarius by Christopher Henley

“This is our crowning achievement,” Mark A. Rhea told me the day after I had seen Hair at Keegan Theatre.  I saw the show on a Wednesday night, at one of the performances that had been …

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Broadway Favorite Gavin Creel Wins 2014 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for Book of Mormon by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Tony nominee Gavin Creel has won the 2014 Best Actor in a Musical Award at London’s Oliver Awards for his role of Elder Price in the West End production of The Book of Mormon. The cate…

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Broadway Bares 24: All Access Pass by Broadway Cares

Broadway Bares 24: All Access Pass The 24th annual edition of Broadway Bares will blow the roof off its new home at Hammerstein Ballroom with Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!, an amped up celebra…

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Lost and found in Mendelssohn's stacks by Thomas Garvey

Aisslinn Nosky leads the Handel and Haydn players through Mendelssohn's library. Photo: James Doyle.It's easy to see the appeal of a program like Handel and Haydn's "Mendelssohn's Library"&n…

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The Gospel According to...Emily Nash by Michael Block

Name: Emily NashHometown: Scarsdale, NYEducation: BA in Drama from Vassar College, semester abroad at the Moscow Art Theater SchoolWho do you play in The Mysteries?: An AngelTell us about Th…

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Round Up Time with...Joe Flynn by Michael Block

Name: Joe FlynnHometown: Oak Hill, VirginiaWho do you play in Little Mac, Little Mac, You’re the Very Man?: I’m the youngest person in the cast playing the oldest in Old Mac. I also play…

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That's Not My Job by Jess Gow

‘That’s not my job.’Yep, I’ve said it. Or mumbled it.Or maybe just thought it. There has been many a tech period when I have sighed, exasperated, at the fact that I am being asked to…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

News: (Toronto) Report: MyTheatre Awards, Winners by The Charlebois Post

Raquel Duffy and Gregory Prest presenting the award for Best New Work (photo credit: Ann Fitzhenry)Jenny Weisz Hosts First Outingby Zoe Erwin-LongstaffThough the My Entertainment World award…

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Marc Platt obituary by Judith Cruickshank

Ballets Russes dancer who appeared in films including Seven Brides for Seven BrothersMarc Platt was one of the first Americans to join the Ballets Russes, and at the time of his death, aged …

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Ted & Lo Show – This May Hurt a Bit by Wendy Caster

You can credit Ted and Lo for truth in advertising; their show does hurt a bit. It also entertains, charms, and delights. I'm not sure that it gels overall, but what can you expect from a so…

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Review: Bello Mania

A high-flying circus act (complete with tall hair) returns to New York.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

LENA HALL'S TURNING HEADS IN HEDWIG by Hannah Barrett

About a year ago (to the day) BMC posted our first interview with Lena Hall.  Back then, her show Kinky Boots had just opened and was about to explode on Broadway as the hotte…

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Review: (Montreal / Theatre) Blind by The Charlebois Post

(photo : Mitindo Primary Tanzania) Lush, imaginative exploration of harsh reality and cultural differencesBlind raises myriad questions surrounding treatment of people with albinism in …

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Cirque due Soleil's Amaluna by Barry

Cirque due Soleil's Amaluna Leases a Tempest Force of Female Power     By: Ellis Nassour Cirque du Soleil's iconic blue and yellow chapeau [big top tent] has risen adjacent to Citi Field…

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Broadway Theater Review: Aladdin by Lauren Yarger

James Monroe Iglehart. Photo: Cylla von TiedemannAladdin is a Spectacle That Sparkles on Many LevelsBy Lauren YargerDisney rubs its magic lamp and comes up with another satisfying makes anot…

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Review: C.S. Lewis' life, love, faith on fine display in "Shadowlands" by Lisa Kennedy

The distance between artifice and authenticity in a stage performance can run from a hair's breadth to a chasm.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Bread of life by Thomas Garvey

The actors of Not By Bread Alone.Occasionally, a theatrical experience is truly unique. So extra-ordinary, in fact, that the normal tools of criticism fall useless before it - because throug…

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Five Burning Questions with Gentleman's Guide Star Bryce Pinkham

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder star Bryce Pinkham talks pre-show juggling, hair care rules and short shorts in this week's Five Burning Questions.

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Naked juggling and hair-hanging: CircusFest 2014 - in pictures

This year's CircusFest at the Roundhouse in London is bigger, better and more bizarre than ever. Take a look at some of the circus tricks on show

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Steven Pasquale’s Hair is Glorious, and Other Things We Learned at MCC’s Miscast Benefit by The Mick

Up close – and I mean very close, like, if I coughed too hard we’d be touching – Steven Pasquale’s hair falls in waves that look so soft it’s near impossible to resist …

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Inishmaan Star Daniel Radcliffe Talks Hair Extensions, Emma Watson's Ultimate Prank & More by Ryan McPhee

The Cripple of Inishmaan star Daniel Radcliffe stopped by Live with Kelly and Michael to discuss his greatest fear is about doing a show on the Great White Way. The Broadway.com Audience Cho…

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Tales from the Artside: The egg lady at Christian Tetzlaff by Thomas Garvey

Violinists like Mr. Tetzlaff are hardly a dime a dozen . . .You know, just when you think you've seen everything . . .. . .  you see something new.Take last Sunday at Jordan Hall - site…

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Bello Returns to New Victory by Barry

Circus Clown Bello Returns to Thrill and Delight New Victory Audiences           By: Ellis NassourCircus favorite and daredevil clown Bello, famous for hair raising, gravity-defyin…

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

'Amaluna' - Shakespeare Comes to the Cirque by Andy Propst

A scene from Amaluna (Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil) With the new show Amaluna, Shakespeare has come to Cirque du Soleil's Grand Chapiteau in Amaluna, which has been erected at CitiFie…

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Fringe circus: the art of hair-hanging

The quirky show Capilotractées at the Roundhouse's CircusFest brings back an old hair-raising artform with playful and sometimes painful resultsOn the scale of physical pain, there are cer…

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