Monday, July 21, 2014

Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Poor Behavior’ (Primary Stages) Meet the Cast by Sandi Durell

  There’s a new comedy about to open at The Duke on 42nd Street – “POOR BEHAVIOR”  by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, creator of NBC’s “Smash…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

The secrets of how I raise money for my shows. Just for you. by Ken Davenport

By far, and I’m talking by super far, 100 to 1 type stuff, the question I get asked the most from readers is “How do I raise money for my show?” Sometimes the askers are lo…

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Education & Training: Work on those “other skills” by Susan Elkin

I was leading a seminar about drama and performing arts training last year when a very keen wannabe actor asked me whether or not I thought she should learn to drive. Definitely, I told her&…

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Primary Stages Announces 30th Season with S.Epatha Merkerson, Lillias White more! by Sandi Durell

      (click to enlarge graphic)   The 2014/15 season launches with Poor Behavior, a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, The Understudy, creator of NBC̵…

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

'Much Ado About Nothing' - Romantic Battlefields by Andy Propst

Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater in Much Ado About Nothing (©Joan Marcus) Love is a battlefield in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, or, as is the case in Jack O’Brien&#…

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Monday, June 2, 2014

'Seminar' at Beck Center for the Arts a lesson in vicious fun (review) by Andrea Simakis

In director Donald Carrier's hands, "Seminar" has the pacing of an unputdownable read, the kind you don't mind losing sleep to finish. Credit is also due to playwright Theresa Rebe…

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Review Roundup: Second Stage's AMERICAN HERO by Review Roundups

Second Stage Theatre presents Bess Wohl's AMERICAN HERO, opening tonight, May 22, and running through June 15th. Directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman, American Hero features Ari Graynor …

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People You Should Know . . . Kevin Cunningham by Zack Calhoon

Kevin Cunningham is an award-winning New York based artist, designer, writer, director, producer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and Executive Artistic Director of 3-Legged Dog Media and…

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Second Stage's AMERICAN HERO with Ari Graynor & Jerry O'Connell Extends Through 6/15 by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand, Second Stage Theatre will extend the limited run of Bess Wohl's AMERICAN HERO one week, now running through June 15th. Directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman, AMERI…

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Jerry O'Connell, Ari Graynor & More in Second Stage's AMERICAN HERO by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theatre Carole Rothman, Artistic Director kicks off the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of AMERICAN HERO, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Tony Award nominee L…

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Accessing Accessibility by Bt

A Workshop on Touch Tours & Audio Description in Chicago Storefront TheatreJoin Us May 4!Jackalope Theatre invites company member Elana Boulos and Steppenwolf Theatre's Director of Audi…

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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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Monday, April 21, 2014

Making Theatre in the Gritty City

By Nirmala Nataraj     Seventeen-year-old Maurice Jones is on the stage, surrounded by his fellow ensemble members, who are all clad in white and approaching him with an air of …

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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' http://broadwaysbestshows.com/show/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 Broadway.com

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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