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Friday, December 7, 2012

Find Your Family in “A Civil War Christmas” by Raven Snook

Paula Vogel uses Christmas past to discuss the present Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel famously said, “I only write about things that directly impact my life.” But …

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Making Yiddish Theatre Matter in 2012 by Raven Snook

How Folksbiene and other New York theatres keep Yiddish entertainment up to date Although American Jews are arguably more assimilated than ever before, Yiddish—and by extension Yiddish…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

What Do You Say When the Plane Crashes? by Raven Snook

How “Charlie Victor Romeo” stages the transcripts of airline emergencies While most documentary theatre (The Laramie Project, The Exonerated, etc.) is based on after-the-fact int…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Choreographing a Life by Raven Snook

Director-choreographer Warren Carlyle talks about the meticulous dance and movement of “Chaplin” Much of the focus on the new Broadway musical Chaplin has centered on its relativ…

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Cutting Fosse from the Prostitute Musical by Raven Snook

Irish Rep brings “New Girl in Town” back to the stage A minor Broadway hit in the late ’50s, New Girl in Townseems like the kind of musical that would only resurface as par…

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Friday, June 22, 2012

The Musical Methods of Maltby and Shire by Raven Snook

How the “Closer Than Ever” team creates their beloved shows In the program for the first major New York City revival of Closer Than Ever, now at York Theatre Company, lyricist Ri…

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Monday, May 7, 2012

Building Character: Michael McGrath by Raven Snook

The Tony Nominee gets old-time laughs in Nice Work if You Can Get It Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages’ ongoing series about actors and how they create their roles His name may…

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Charles Busch Creates Sincere Drag by Raven Snook

Why his new play Judith of Bethulia is more than just camp — There’s something Andy Hardy-ish about Charles Busch’s stage comedies. Granted, the prolific playwright/performer is us…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Q&A: Christian Borle | Theater | reviews, guides, things to do, film - Time Out New York by Raven Snook

The star of Smash returns to his theatrical roots in Peter and the Starcatcher.

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