Friday, April 11, 2014

London Odds & Ends: Hobbit Hunk to Old Vic, Poirot's Lady Bracknell & More Big Fish by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of London stories today. Hobbit Hunk to Headline The Crucible The Hobbit’s Richard Armitage will star opposite newcomer Samantha Colley in the previ…

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Production News: David Suchet to star as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest by Nicola Merrifield

David Suchet has been cast as Lady Bracknell in a production of The Importance of Being Earnest in the West End this summer. The Oscar Wilde play will run from June 24 at a venue…

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David Suchet to play Wilde's Lady Bracknell in West End by Chris Wiegand

Poirot star will appear in a revival of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest directed by Adrian NobleThe role has been played by a who's who of greats including Edith Evans, Judi De…

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London Odds & Ends: Hobbit Hunk to Old Vic, Poirot's Lady Bracknell & Bernadette Takes London! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of London stories today. Hobbit Hunk to Headline The Crucible The Hobbit’s Richard Armitage will star opposite newcomer Samantha Colley in the previ…

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

May 18 LIVE EVENT: Meet Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino by Johnny Oleksinski

Do you love Shakespeare? On May 18, The Theater Loop will host a gathering with Antoni Cimolino , artistic director of the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada. The Festival, which produces…

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Friday, March 21, 2014

London Odds & Ends: Gemma Arterton to Host Oliviers; Imelda Staunton & Bunbury Return to the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of London stories today. Good People, Starring Imelda Staunton, to Transfer to West End David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, starring Imelda Staunton and Ll…

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Begin Act One! Moss Hart’s Story Unfolds On Stage with Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub by Ryan McPhee

Pulitzer Prize winner Moss Hart has an impressive collection of writing credits, including A Star is Born, You Can't Take It With You and The Man Who Came to Dinner, not to mention …

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

People You Should Know . . . Carey Van Driest by Zack Calhoon

Carey Van Driestis a Fluent French Speaker, Shakespeare Afficionado, Carole King Wannabe, and Proud Member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.National Tour of Annie as Grace Farrell. Extensive NYC work in…

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

News: (Ottawa) NAC English Theatre announces 2014-15 season (press release) by The Charlebois Post

News ReleaseWITNESS THE WONDERS OF THEATREAT CANADA’S NATIONAL ARTS CENTREArtistic Director Jillian Keiley lifts curtain on 2014-15 English Theatre SeasonMarch 11, 2014 – OTTAWA (Canada)…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Tony Nominees David Pittu and Suzanne Bertish to Star in David Ives’ The Heir Apparent Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Tony nominees David Pittu and Suzanne Bertish are to star in Tony nominee David Ives’ The Heir Apparent, adapted from the play by Jean-François Regnard. Directed by John Ra…

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Tom Bateman & Lucy Briggs-Owen to Headline Shakespeare in Love in London's West End by Ryan Gilbert

Can you love a fool? Can you love a player? Can you love Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen as the lead roles of Will Shakespeare and Viola De Lesseps in the West End's Shakespeare in…

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Olivier Winner Alex Jennings to Play Willy Wonka in the West End's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Ryan Gilbert

Three-time Olivier winner Alex Jennings will replace Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka in the West End's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Hodge has played the role of Wonka, the strange own…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Importance of Being Earnest by Jeffrey Walker

As perhaps the pinnacle of high comedy in the English language, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest should never lose its place among classic dramatic literature. Each carefully …

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Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by Shakespeare Theatre Company by Brian Bochicchio

The Shakespeare Theatre has saved us from a dreadfully unbecoming winter of single digit desolation by bringing us Oscar Wilde’s self-described ‘trivial’ ode to language: The Importanc…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A becoming ‘Importance of Being Earnest’ at the Shakespeare Theatre by Peter Marks

The new “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Shakespeare Theatre Company is impeccably done. And if you don’t buy tickets to this amusingly sunny mounting of Oscar Wilde’s exquisitel…

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Monday, January 27, 2014

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Alexa Marie Kelly by Alexa Kelly

There might be a solution to bitter January cold. It’s a warm comedy of frivolous characters playing now at Shakespeare Theatre Company. In The Importance of Being Earnest, the meat of the…

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Friday, January 24, 2014

The Importance of Being Earnest – Lansburgh Theatre, Wash. DC by Sandi Durell

  Reviewed by: Joe Regan,Jr. January 16, 2014     The Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC under the artistic direction of Michael Kahn, was the recipient of the 2012…

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Siân Phillips’s Wilde ride by Nelson Pressley

How can Welsh actress Siân Phillips be so in demand at age 80? The roles keep rolling in. “There is a lot on offer,” says Phillips, in Washington to play the imperious Lady Bracknell in…

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Hytner to set up new theatre company when he leaves National Theatre by Matt Trueman

NT's hugely successful artistic director plans to continue working with long-time collaborator Nick Starr in commercial sectorNicholas Hytner has disclosed plans to set up an independent the…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The History Boys is Britain's favourite play, poll finds by Mark Brown

Top spot for Alan Bennett's play about schoolboys studying for Oxbridge entrance exams followed by Noises Off and HamletIt was hailed as "superb" and "life-enhancing" when it first opened at…

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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Santino Fontana & Tony Shalhoub to Star in James Lapine's Act One at Lincoln Center by Broadway.com

Broadway favorites Santino Fontana (Cinderella) and Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub will both appear as iconic writer/director Moss Hart in Lincoln Center’s upcoming production of Act One. …

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Tony Shalhoub to Play Moss Hart in 'Act One' by David Rooney

Santino Fontana ("Frozen") and a third actor still to be cast will also stand in for the legendary writer-director in James Lapine's Broadway adaptation of Hart's classic showbiz autobiograp…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at The United States Naval Academy’s Masqueraders by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

I had a wilde-ly good time watching the brilliant cast of the United States Naval Academy’s The Masqueraders perform Oscar Wilde‘s popular The Importance of Being Earnest, A Triv…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

United States Naval Academy’s Masqueraders Presents Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by Professor Christy Stanlake by Guest Author

United States Naval Academy Masqueraders Presents Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest When one thinks about military officer training, theatre rarely comes to mind.  Yet one of …

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Friday, October 25, 2013

‘The Winslow Boy’ – Opening Night (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Tony Award® nominee Michael Cumpsty (End of the Rainbow), Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest), Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Man of La Mancha), Alessandro Ni…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

‘The Winslow Boy’ – TV Spot (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Tony Award® nominee Michael Cumpsty (End of the Rainbow), Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest), Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Man of La Mancha), Alessandro Ni…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnst’ by the Maryland Ensemble Theatre by J. C. Larkin

If Oscar Wilde could be magically transported through time to 2013, he would surely give his enthusiastic approval not only to the fact that his plays were still being produced, but also to …

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

"You Never Can Tell" - Simply Delightful by Byrne Harrison

By Judd Hollander The Pearl Theatre Company starts its 30th anniversary season in high style with a sparkling production of Bernard Shaw's rarely performed work You Never Can Tell. Present…

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Friday, October 18, 2013

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

When one is in town one amuses oneself, when one is in the country one amuses other people, and whether you be from the town or the country you’ll be amusing and amused as The Maryland…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest (Bishop's Stortford)

Anne Morley-Priestman finds elements of Contexture's production lacking in consistency.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

Anne Morley-Priestman finds elements of Contexture's production lacking in consistency.

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