Wednesday, April 23, 2014

AN ACT OF GOD Heading to Broadway in 2015 by BroadwayWorld

Producer Jeffrey Finn Seminar, The Realistic Joneses announced today An Act of God, the stage adaptation of The Last Testament A Memoir By God, is headed to Broadway. The new Broadway comedy…

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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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Jerry O’Connell and Ari Graynor to Star in American Hero Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for Second Stage Theatre’s American Hero, the first play of the company’s twelfth annual Uptown Series. Broadway vets Jerry O’Connell, Ari Graynor and D…

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Jerry O’Connell & Ari Graynor to Star in American Hero Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for Second Stage Theatre’s American Hero, the first play of the company’s twelfth annual Uptown Series. Broadway vets Jerry O’Connell, Ari Graynor and D…

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Day a Limo Changed My Life by Ken Davenport

 As I prepped for my Producing 101 Tele-Seminar this past weekend (which started last night and was a blast – and not too late for you to sign up), I did a lot of thinking about the m…

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Last chance. 1st Producing 101 Tele-Seminar starts tomorrow. by Ken Davenport

‘Twas only 6 weeks ago when I announced my first ever Producing 101 Tele-Seminar, and I couldn’t be more excited about the response. Not only have you once again proven to me how…

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Monday, April 7, 2014

First Look at 'The Realistic Joneses' by Broadway's Best Shows

First Look at 'The Realistic Joneses' Academy Award nominee Toni Collette (Muriel's Wedding, Hostages), Golden Globe…

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Tony Nominee Lily Rabe Chooses Shakespeare Over the Biggest Franchise in Hollywood by Imogen Lloyd Webber

THIS is dedication to her craft! Tony nominee Lily Rabe has dropped out of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2, the final movie in the blockbuster franchise, because filming conflicts …

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Review: Seminar (Haven Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

A rich and satisfying production on every level, Seminar is beautifully acted and funny with emotional integrity that never veers into sappiness. This is truly great theatre. (read more...)

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Monday, March 10, 2014

5 More Takeaways from the Get Your Show Off The Ground Seminar. by Ken Davenport

It’s been five years since the very first Get Your Show Off The Ground seminar, and I’m thrilled to say we’ve had some fantastic success stories.  One author’s show…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Witty 'Seminar' is a lesson in literary ambitions by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: 'Seminar' by Haven Theatre ★★★½ THEATER REVIEW: 'Seminar' by Haven Theatre ★★★½ ... If you have ever taken a writing workshop, Theresa …

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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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Friday, February 28, 2014

Chicago theater openings for Feb. 28 to March 6

This week, "Leveling Up," "Seminar" and others.    

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tony Nominee Lily Rabe to Battle Aliens in ABC Pilot The Visitors by

Tony nominee Lily Rabe is to star in the upcoming pilot The Visitors for ABC. According to Deadline, the drama is about the race to prevent an alien enemy from destroying the world. Writt…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Announcing . . . The Producing 101 Tele-Seminar! by Ken Davenport

Remember that time I asked you all What Your Greatest Problem was? I got so many responses to that blog from people who said they were interested in producing theater, but they didn’t …

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Old friends, Jerry Whiddon and Marty Lodge on Seminar at Round House by Jeffrey Walker

Director Jerry Whiddon and actor Marty Lodge are back at Round House continuing a long friendship and professional collaboration.  Jerry Whiddon was co-founder and producing Artistic Direct…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

‘A Quick 5′ with Marty Lodge by Elliot Lanes

Marty Lodge is back home at Round House Theatre where he is currently playing Leonard in Seminar. I say home because Marty has been seen in over 30 plays at Round House. He was an Associate …

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Theatre Review: ‘Seminar’ at Round House Theatre, Bethesda by Victoria Durham

It’s no secret that writers are a typically emotional lot left to brood and philosophize about the human condition. But there’s more to writing than simply clacking away at a l…

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater & John Lithgow to Headline The Public Theater's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park Season by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Tony nominee Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater and Tony winner John Lithgow will headline The Public Theater’s line-up for the 2014 free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte Theat…

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Seminar has the write stuff by Jon Boughtin

Ray Bradbury said in his Zen in the Art of Writing that we must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy us.  But the quote is the sentiment of a man for whom writing came easy – o…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

‘Seminar’ at Round House Theatre by David Friscic by Joel Markowitz

Floating windows at the top of the stage! That Is not, necessarily, the first thing you marvel at in the Round House Theatre’s current and stimulating new play Seminar for, indeed, all the…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

‘Seminar’: Savvy, satisfying and great fun at Round House by Nelson Pressley

The truth hurts in “Seminar,” the sharp-tongued comedy by “Smash” creator Theresa Rebeck that’s being acted with magnetic bad manners and casual sex appeal at the Round House Theat…

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Sunday, February 9, 2014

From Burlesque to Broadway by Sandi Durell

by: JK Clarke   If ever there was a call for a comprehensive seminar on the musical history of burlesque, Quinn Lemley’s Burlesque to Broadway would surely fit the bill. The product…

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Rapture, Blister, Burn – review by Michael Billington

Hampstead theatre, LondonA grad-school reunion in New England raises pertinent questions about the role of women – and draws disappointing conclusionsGina Gionfriddo's Becky Shaw, seen at …

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Theresa Rebeck Visits Texas State University for SEMINAR Rehearsals by BroadwayWorld

Peabody award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck will visit Texas State University this weekend to spend some time with the cast and director of her play Seminar, currently in…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Hillary Clinton has a hitlist: do you? by Ken Livingstone, Stuart Heritage, Jenny Colgan, Zoe Williams, Marina Hyde, Leo Benedictus, Mark Borkowski, Tom Watson

Revelations that the Clintons keep a spreadsheet updated with everyone who has ever wronged them led us to ask writers and politicians whether they hold a grudge with the same conviction –…

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wanna learn how to get your project to a Producer? This panel’s for you. by Ken Davenport

The Off Broadway Alliance is at it again. I’m constantly being asked by consulting clients and seminar participants, “How do I get a producer for my play/musical/one-man-whatev…

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Monday, January 6, 2014

20at20 is Back by Lauren Yarger

The Off Broadway Alliance will again sponsor 20at20, the bi-annual celebration of Off Broadway. The popular promotion, which begins Jan. 21 and continues through Feb. 9, makes $20 tickets a…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014


Wed, February 5 thru Sun, March 2 @ Round House Theatre Bethesda, presented by Round House Theatre Bethesda

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The Best of Boston Theatre, 2013 by Thomas Garvey

Wait, wait - before we forget all about the year that's gone!Sigh. Can it really be 2014?Well - yes, it can, so it's time to take a last minute look in the rear-view, and throw a few cr…

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Domesticated's Jeff Goldblum on the Fun of Playing Bad-Boy Roles and Whether He'll Ever Get Married Again by Kathy Henderson

Jeff Goldblum is a master at the art of seduction. For almost 40 years, the 6'4" actor has used his sly comic delivery and throwaway charm to steal scenes in movies ranging from Jur…

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