Monday, July 28, 2014

Glory! Emmy Winner Lucie Arnaz Will Play Feisty Grandma Berthe in the National Tour of Pippin by Ryan Gilbert

Oh, it's time to start livin'! Lucie Arnaz has been cast as Pippin’s trapeze-flying grandmother Berthe in the first national tour of Diane Paulus' Tony-winning revival of R…

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Maria Mercedes Gives A Master Class by K.e. Weber

Celebrated Greek-Australian performer Maria Mercedes takes on the role of a lifetime as legendary Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas. …

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Sir Patrick Stewart Set for Oxford Shakespeare Company Master Class in September by BroadwayWorld

Following artists like Kevin Spacey, Sir Derek Jacobi, F Murray Abraham, Frank Langella and Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart will be sitting down with artistic director Ron Song Destro and ac…

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Sneak Peek - Vanessa Williams Featured on Tonight's OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS by TV News Desk

An all-new episode of the Emmy nominated series 'Oprah's Master Class' with multiple award-winning singer and actress Vanessa Williams airs tonight, July 13 at 1000pm ETPT on OWN Oprah Winfr…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Official: Meryl Streep to Star in HBO's Screen Adaptation of Terrence McNally's MASTER CLASS by BroadwayWorld

Oscar winner Mike Nichols The Graduate, HBO's Angels in America will direct Academy Award winner Meryl Streep The Iron Lady, Sophie's Choice in MASTER CLASS, HBO Films' adaptation of the Ton…

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Links Hall Workshops by Bt

Workshop 1PHYSICAL Festival- Conjuring Ideas Through Tactile ImprovisationTaught by Lake SimonsSaturday, July 26th 10 AM - 1 PM Capacity of workshop- Minimum: 5 Maximum: 15 A non-traditiona…

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Sneak Peek - Vanessa Williams Featured on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS, 7/13 by TV News Desk

An all-new episode of the Emmy nominated series Oprah's Master Class with multiple award-winning singer and actress Vanessa Williams airs Sunday, July 13 at 1000pm ETPT on OWN Oprah Winfrey …

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Monday, July 7, 2014

People You Should Know . . . Valerie Hager by Zack Calhoon

Valerie Hager is a "not to be missed" (NoHo LA) actor, solo show writer and movement artist. She has appeared in film and TV including Warner Brothers' The Invention of Lying with Ricky Gerv…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/7- MASTER CLASS by Stage Tube

Today in 2011, the first Broadway revival of Master Class opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Master Class is a play by Terrence McNally, which opened…

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/3- Audra McDonald by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Audra McDonald The actress earned three Tony Awards by the age of 28 - for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime. She was nominated for another Tony Award fo…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

"Yes, Yes, Y'all!": A Conversation with Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Interview by Laura Brueckner                               Just looking at Marc Bamuthi Joseph's resume i…

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Happy Now, Happy Hence: Stephen Sondheim Releases Statement About Into the Woods: 'It Is a First-Rate Movie' by Ryan McPhee

Stephen Sondheim has clarified his view on the upcoming Into the Woods movie. The legendary composer has released a statement in response to the vehement reaction to a piece that ran in The …

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Vlog For Us, Angel of Music! Phantom’s Sierra Boggess Is’s Newest Video Blogger by Ryan McPhee

Were you wishing you were somehow backstage at the Majestic Theatre? Well, you’re in luck! The Phantom of the Opera star Sierra Boggess is the latest to grab a video camera and show us…

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Idina Menzel Is the Jewish Santa, True Blood Might Suck On Stage & More Lessons of the Week by Lindsay Champion

It’s finally Friday, and we think you deserve a reward. No, not peanut butter cups—the Lessons of the Week, of course! Every Friday, recaps the craziest things we&rs…

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Meryl Streep Last Sang for Director Mike Nichols in Postcards From the Edge

Between her role in the Into the Woods film and her upcoming portrayal of Maria Callas in HBO's Master Class, the actress' voice is getting quite a workout.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Meryl Streep to Play Maria Callas in HBO Movie by Tatiana Siegel

Based on Terrence McNally's play, "Master Class," the TV movie will be directed by Streep's frequent collaborator, Mike more

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sondheim On Changing ‘Into The Woods’ for Disney, and Living With Censorship by Jonathan Mandell

In a Master Class at Sardi’s with a group of drama teachers, Stephen Sondheim revealed some of the changes that Disney is making to its film adaptation of the stage musical “Into The Woo…

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An Open Letter To Meryl Streep: Here Are Five More Broadway Roles You Must Play On Screen by Lindsay Champion

Dear Meryl Streep, Hey Mer (we heard that's what your friends call you). Hey. Like everyone else on the planet, we’re huge fans. We haven’t been able to take our eyes off …

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Broadway's Jason Robert Brown to Live Stream Master Class and Concert, 6/22 by BroadwayWorld

After a March cancellation due to illness, Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown is rescheduled to offer a master class and concert in Downtown Lancaster. MASTER CLASS Join Jason Robert Brown…

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Careful the Things You Say, Sondheim! Composer Reveals Key Plot Changes for Into the Woods Film by Ryan McPhee

We know things now about the upcoming Disney film adaptation of Into the Woods and we’re, well, excited and scared. Stephen Sondheim recently spoke with a group of drama instructors at…

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Theater News: Meryl Streep to Star in Film Version of Master Class

Terrence McNally's play about opera diva Maria Callas will be produced for HBO.

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Meryl Streep Will Star in Screen Adaptation of Terrence McNally’s Master Class, Directed by Mike Nichols by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Oscar winner Meryl Streep is set to star as Maria Callas in an HBO adaptation of Terrence McNally’s Master Class. According to The New York Post, EGOT-er Mike Nichols will helm th…

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Meryl Streep to Portray Opera Legend Maria Callas in HBO Adaptation of MASTER CLASS by Movies News Desk

Meryl Streep will take on the role of iconic opera diva Maria Callas in an upcoming film adaptation of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play MASTER CLASS for HBO.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Ben Vereen to Co-Host 2014 Southwest Region Ben Vereen Awards, Today by Bww News Desk

BroadwaySan Diego has just announced that Ben Vereen will co-host the Southwest Region Ben Vereen Awards on June 14th as well as teach a special master class to the student finalists.

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

SIX-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Makes History (in Two Ways) with Lady Day Win by Ryan McPhee

Five-time Tony winner no more! Audra McDonald made history tonight in two ways when she took home her sixth Tony Award for her performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Ba…

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Photo Flash: Sierra Boggess, Kerry Ellis and Jon Robyns Mentor at Staveley Theatre Academy by BroadwayWorld

Staveley Theatre Academy is a new musical theatre school based at The Hertford Theatre. The program is an amazing opportunity for budding performers who are interested in West End theatre an…

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Second Stage's 2014-15 Season Will Include Plays by Terrence McNally and Neil LaBute by Ryan McPhee

Second Stage Theatre has announced two shows for its 2014-15 season. Tony winner Terrence McNally’s acclaimed comedy Lips Together, Teeth Apart will receive its first New York producti…

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Master Class with David Hyde Pierce by BroadwayWorld

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced the ten actors who will participate in the 2014 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve the future of American th…

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Beyond the barihunk: Douglas Williams returns in Acis and Galatea by Thomas Garvey

Douglas Williams as Polyphemus in Acis and Galatea. Photo: Ken FriedmanMark Morris' new production of Acis and Galatea opens this weekend a the Schubert, co-sponsored by Celebrity Series and…

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Monday, May 12, 2014

The (New) Phantom of the Opera Is Here! Norm Lewis Makes History & Sierra Boggess Returns to Broadway’s Longest-Running Show by

Let your spirit start to soar! Tony nominee Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess step into The Phantom of the Opera on May 12, with Lewis making Broadway history as the first African-American …

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