Thursday, April 3, 2014

In "The Road to Mecca," a push to tell a woman how to age by Claire Martinthe Denver Post

"The Road to Mecca," in a taut production at Miners Alley Playhouse, is profound in what it says, and what it implies, about society, aging, love, art and race in apartheid-era South Africa.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

News: (Toronto) Soulpepper's Spring Season, 2014 (Press release) by The Charlebois Post

SOULPEPPER IN SPRING: THE GIGLI CONCERT; THE ROAD TO MECCA; OF HUMAN BONDAGE; TWO PARTNER PRESENTATIONS; & A NEW CABARET SERIESToronto, ON - March 5, 2014: Albert Schultz, Founding Artis…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

News: (Toronto) Soulpepper announces 2014 season (press release) by The Charlebois Post

SOULPEPPER'S 2014 SEASONToronto, ON – November 12, 2013: Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced Soulpepper's 2014 season (Jan. - Sep…

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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre by Frank Rizzo

In 1997 I interviewd Julie Harris and Linda Purl oin advance of the productiuoin of Athol Fugard's "the Road to Mecca" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven

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Monday, June 24, 2013

A Kid Like Jake’s Carla Gugino on the Lure of the Stage and Why She Never Wants to Be Too Famous by Josh Ferri

Screen siren Carla Gugino has worked steadily for more than 20 years in feature films such as Spy Kids, Night at the Museum and Sin City and TV projects such as Entourage and …

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Carla Gugino to Lead the Cast of A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater by Kathy Henderson

Stage and screen favorite Carla Gugino will join Caroline Aaron, Michelle Beck and Peter Grosz in LCT3’s world premiere production of A Kid Like Jake by Daniel Pearle. The play will be…

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Carla Gugino to Lead ABC Legal Drama Pilot Doubt by Josh Ferri

Broadway vet Carla Gugino will lead ABC’s new legal drama Doubt, according to Deadline.com. The pilot, created by House’s David Shore, will co-star Steve Coogan (Tropic Thunder) …

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Monday, September 10, 2012

‘Train Driver’ leaves station OK, but finally derails by Elisabeth Vincentelli

It’s been a good year for the South African playwright Athol Fugard, what with the Broadway revival of “The Road to Mecca” and the Signature company dedicating a whole season to his wo…

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Saturday, August 18, 2012

InDepth InterView: Carla Gugino on POLITICAL ANIMALS, Arthur Miller, Sondheim Musicals, Roundabout & More! by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a spectacularly talented stage and screen star who has appeared in countless film and TV properties over the years as well as in many remarkable theatrical production…

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Monday, August 13, 2012

Spotlight On...James Fluhr by Michael Block

Name: James Fluhr Hometown: Collierville, TNEducation: Boston University, B.F.A. in Theatre ArtsFavorite Credits: Scenic Designer for The Road to Mecca (BCAP); Actor in OUR LADYWhy theatre?:…

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Friday, May 25, 2012

Too many lectures en route to liberation by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Anyone who caught the revivals this year of “The Road to Mecca” and “Blood Knot” knows that South African playwright Athol Fugard takes his sweet time to get to the point. Both shows…

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Friday, May 18, 2012

Brian d’Arcy James and Brooke Shields to Co-Host 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards by Loganne

Onscreen and onstage stars Brooke Shields and Brian d’Arcy James are all set to host the 57th annual Drama Desk Awards. The awards will take place on Sunday, June 3 at 8 PM at The Town Hal…

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Friday, May 4, 2012

2012 Tony Award Show Clips: The Road to Mecca by Tony Awards

2012 Tony Award Show Clips: The Road to Mecca Tune into this year's 66th Annual Tony Awards, Sunday June 10th 8/7c only on CBS. Find out who will take home this year's top awards. …

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

AWARDS by Broadway's Best Shows

Award season for Broadway has arrived! Below you will find a one-stop destination for all the nominees, winners, and important dates for the Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Drama League Awa…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Let's Talk Tonys by Linda

OK guys. The Tony nominations were announced this morning. And there were some surprises. And upsets. Here is the complete list of nominations followed by my reactions for each category. Sou…

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Friday, April 27, 2012

2012 Drama Desk Nominees by Michael Block

The 2012 Drama Desk Nominations have been announced. But not without some drama. The board authorized an increase in nominees per category due to the large pool of talent in the 2011-2012 se…

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Tony Committee Rules on Eligibility for Porgy and Bess and More by Broadway.com

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for a third time this season on March 29 to determine eligibility for the Broadway productions of Porgy and Bess, Wit and The Road to Mecca. The …

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Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Additional Rulings by Brian Scott Lipton

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on March 29 to decide the eligibility for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Wit, and The Road to Mecca. Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis will be …

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Friday, March 9, 2012

Carla Gugino to Headline USA Series Political Animals With Sigourney Weaver by Broadway.com

Carla Gugino is set to star in the upcoming six-episode USA drama Political Animals alongside Tony nominee Sigourney Weaver, according to Deadline.com. Created by Greg Berlanti and Laur…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Broadway Box Office: Week 40: 02.27 - 03.04.2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN ROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER"  AND ENTER TO WIN TICKETS FOR NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT ALL THREE ARE TO YOUR LEF…

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Monday, March 5, 2012

Broadway Grosses: The Book of Mormon Breaks Records; Jesus Christ Superstar Starts Strong by Broadway.com

Many shows saw a dip at the box office this week, with the exception of The Book of Mormon. As the show enters its second year on Broadway, the Tony-winning musical broke the house record ye…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012

Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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The Road To Mecca by Robert Walport

Plonking an intimate three hander like "The Road to Mecca" in a large venue like the American Airlines Theatre looked like a bad idea. My word they've pulled a blinder. "Mecca" is a play tha…

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THE ROAD TO MECCA Closes on Broadway Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Athol Fugard's THE ROAD TO MECCA closes tonight, March 4th at the American Airlines Theatre. THE ROAD TO MECCA will have played 34 previews and 56 …

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Broadway Grosses: Wicked Stays on Top; Stick Fly Says Farewell by Broadway.com

As the traditionally slow month of February comes to an end, long-running hits Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark held the top three spots at the box office. Family dram…

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Sunday, February 26, 2012

"Blood Knot" Connects Strongly to the Past by Jan Simpson

Almost everything is new and sleek at the Pershing Square Signature Center, the sprawling, reportedly $70 million, theater space on 42nd Street that starchitect Frank Gehry designed to be th…

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Artists Inspired by Artists: Jim Dale by Roundabout Theatre Company

Artists Inspired by Artists: Jim Dale Athol Fugard's 'The Road to Mecca' is a play about an artist making her last stand for free expression in apartheid South Africa. The artis…

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Save Over 30% on Final Performances of THE ROAD TO MECCA by Contests

Save Over 30 on Final Performances of THE ROAD TO MECCA playing through March 4.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Broadway Box Office: 02.13 - 02.19.2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS MONTH'S POLL AND  IN ROUND 4 OF HOT AND HOTTER (LOOK TO YOUR LEFT)!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 38th week of the 2011…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Broadway Grosses: Holiday Weekend Bumps Up Box Office by Broadway.com

Most shows experienced a bump at the box office thanks to the long President's Day weekend, with Wicked claiming the top spot for grosses. Two new shows also hit the boards: William Shat…

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The Road to Mecca concludes limited engagement on March 4th by Amy Kass

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway production of Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca starring Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, will end its limited engagement on Sunday, March…

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