Friday, July 18, 2014

Capital Fringe Scene Stealers #1-July 18, 2014 by Joel Markowitz

Here are our first list of honorees for DCMetroTheaterArts ‘Best Scene Stealers of  the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival’ ______  Devin Gaither, as Joey, in Rock Bottom [A Rock Opu…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The suddenly shrinking fringe by Thomas Garvey

The world of Boston theatre just got a little smaller.For word has reached us that the venerable Factory Theatre, a long-time tenant in the rear basement of the famous "Piano Factory" at 791…

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Medda's Back in the Building! Capathia Jenkins Returns to Broadway's Newsies by Ryan McPhee

The Bowery queen is back! Original Newsies star Capathia Jenkins returns to the role of Medda Larkin beginning July 15 at the Nederlander Theatre. Jenkins steps in for LaVon Fisher-Wilson, w…

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus] by Tim Treanor

The bass player’s hands are wracked with eczema. The lead singer belongs to a religion apparently designed for fourth-graders, and the guitarist wears a ridiculous moustache. And the drumm…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

That’s Rich! Original Newsies Star Capathia Jenkins Will Return Prior to Show’s Final Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

She's healthy, she's wealthy, she's wise! Original Newsies star Capathia Jenkins tweeted that she will return to the musical as vaudeville showgirl Medda Larkin and a source clos…

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Shia LaBusted: Actor Arrested at Bway’s Cabaret by David Lefkowitz

Variety reports that actor Shia LaBeouf had to be removed from watching a performance of the Broadway “Cabaret” revival last night (June 26) for smoking and causing a general nuisance. L…

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Don't Tell Mama! Teary Shia LaBeouf Dragged Out of Broadway's Cabaret in Handcuffs by

Oh, Shia! After noisily exiting the Broadway revival of Orphans last year, you’d think film star Shia LaBeouf might want to keep his name out of theater news for a while, but there he …

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Q44′s Orphans – exclusive photo feature by AussieTheatre

New kid on the theatre block Q44 Theatre Company have been wowing audiences in Melbourne with their latest play Orphans, starring Ashley Mckenzie, Mark Davis and Gareth Reeves. AussieTheatr…

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Extra, Extra! Newsies Will Close on Broadway; National Tour in the Works by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Newsies will play its final performance at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre on August 24. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, at time of closing the produ…

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Q44: Orphans by Kevin Turner

Orphans wasn’t exactly what I expected to find when I walked into the sprawling and maze-like first floor venue that Q44 operate out of, but it fit perfectly. My Saturday night at the …

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Orphans Production Shots by K.e. Weber

Q44 Theatre's Orphans by Lyle Kessler  is the story of Phillip and Treat, two grown orphaned brothers living in an abandoned North Philadelphia Row House in 1985. …

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

New kids on the block: Orphans at Q44 Theatre by Erin James

There are some new kids on the theatrical block in Melbourne and we want you to know! The team behind the brand spanking new Q44 Theatre Company are a passionate group of theatre makers who …

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Mark Davis: Orphans And Mum Is The Word by K.e. Weber

After a highly lauded inaugural season of Dolores, newly launched Q44 Theatre is back with Lyle Kessler’s award winning play Orphans. …

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

WIN TICKETS: Orphans by Chris Hughes

Q44 - The hot new players on the Melbourne theatre scene are giving away a double pass to see their new play "Orphans" - You can go any night OTHER THAN opening night! …

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

AEA to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with 'ORPHANS OF THE NIGHTINGALE,' 5/27 by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of Asian Heritage month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of Actors' Equity Association will present Orphans of the Nightingale of the Desert Abridged A Bollywood Sp…

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Friday, May 9, 2014

London Odds & Ends: Broadway Alum Ben Foster Boards Streetcar, the West End Could Get Beautiful & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of London stories today. Broadway alum Ben Foster Boards Streetcar, Starring Gillian Anderson Broadway alum Ben Foster (Orphans) will join the previously annou…

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Sunny Afternoon; Debris review by Susannah Clapp

Hampstead; Southwark Playhouse, LondonThe Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon is a triumph for Ray Davies and Joe Penhall. And orphans bring snot and fury to SouthwarkSunny Afternoon rocks Hampste…

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Musicals we love: Oliver! by Ben Travis

Poverty, prostitutes, child gangs and catchy songs: Lionel Bart's artful Dickens adaptation doesn't stint on the social commentary, but it still leaves you with a skip in your stepOliver! wa…

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

People You Should Know . . . Christopher Borg by Zack Calhoon

Christopher Borg is back at TFTNC for the third time, having appeared last year as Freddie in “Off the King’s Road” and before that as Urdamani in Charles Busch’s hit, Judi…

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Lillian Gish - why I moved from film to theatre: from the archive, 17 March 1936

The silent screen legend, appearing in The Old Maid at the Manchester Opera House, says she finds theatre 'much more important and thrilling' than filmMiss Irene Vanbrugh and Miss Lillian Gi…

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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, February 24, 2014

Alec Baldwin Opens Up on ORPHANS Controversy, Homophobic Accusations & Leaving Public Life in New Essay by TV News Desk

In a revealing essay in New York magazine, set to hit newsstands today, actor Alec Baldwin opened up about the past year, filled with both controversy and joy over the birth of his child.

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Alec Baldwin Reveals All About Orphans Fight with Shia LaBeouf, Worries Broadway Hates Him by

In a riveting first person article that graces the cover of the February 24, 2014 issue of New York Magazine, Alec Baldwin addresses his recent P.R. problems—being called a homophobe a…

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

TimePieces Australian Playwrights Event by Bt

TimeLine Theatre Company, in collaboration with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Australian Consulate, announces that it will host several of Australia…

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Saturday, February 8, 2014

FORGET ME NOT • Upstream Theater by Andrea

Artistic director Philip Boehm has carved out a unique niche for Upstream Theater, finding and producing moving and thought-provoking plays from all over the world. This eloquently potent U.…

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Review: "Orphans" a tough and tender tale at Edge by Lisa Kennedy

Last spring, there was drama aplenty as the revival of "Orphans" made its way to Broadway.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Hollywood on Broadway: Who Clicked and Who Didn't in 2013 by David Rooney

New York theater attracted its share of stars from film and television in the past year -- including Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Bette Midler and Billy Crystal -- but while many marquee names s…

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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production

Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

2013 in Review (The Disappointments) by Wendy Caster

Disappointing shows, in alphabetical order:The Big Knife: A waste of an excellent cast. And while Richard Kind was fine, I don't know why everyone made such a big deal of his being able to p…

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Friday, December 20, 2013

Year-End Poll! What Was Your Favorite Broadway Show of 2013? by Lindsay Champion

Wait! Before we say goodbye to our old friend 2013 and hello to 2014, let's take a moment to reflect, shall we? Of all the shows that opened on Broadway this year, we want to know which …

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

As You Wish! Broadway Alum Ben Foster Engaged to House of Cards Emmy Nominee Robin Wright by Ryan Gilbert

Ben Foster, who appeared on Broadway in last season's Tony-nominated revival of Lyle Kessler's Orphans, is engaged to House of Cards star Robin Wright, according to Life & Style …

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