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Monday, April 19, 2021

Watch David Hare read new satirical poem about Boris Johnson – video by David Hare, Noah Payne-Frank and Charlie Phillips

Playwright David Hare has written a new poem, Agony Uncle, about Boris Johnson's handling of the coronavirus crisis. Written in the tradition of 18th century satire, the poem castigates the…

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

The reopening long shot by John Stoltenberg and David Siegel

It’s been quite the terrifying year for us connected to the performing arts. An absolute scary time that began in mid-March 2020 as theaters went dark, lit only by their ghost lights. And …

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Friday, November 13, 2020

“Conscience” Shows Why a Woman’s Place is in the House and the Senate Thanks to Margaret Chase-Smith by Sue Weston and David Dobkin

The performances at George Street were impeccable. The actors even bore striking resemblances to their historic characters. The depiction of life in the 1950s was authentic down to Margaret…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

“Fission”: Entangling Science, Theatre and Mātauranga Māori. by Hilary Halba and David O’donnell With David Hutchinson, Rua McCallum and Martyn Roberts

In the era of Covid 19, when our theatres have been forced to close throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand, we find ourselves unable to rehearse or to present our work to a live audience. This has …

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Would You Rather: Broadway Dream Role Edition – Volume 3 by David

Which role would you rather? More The post Would You Rather: Broadway Dream Role Edition – Volume 3 appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Amid pandemic, charities and nonprofits face huge financial challenges by David Crary and Kathy McCormack Associated Press

Donations to some churches have plummeted, and many charities have had to cancel crucial fundraising events such as galas, bike races and walkathons.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Monday, April 20, 2020

Broadway Was Booming. Then Came the Pandemic. by Michael Paulson and David S. Allee

Broadway was booming. Then came the coronavirus.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

‘Heroine’ at The Kennedy Center tells the searing true story of a woman’s rape in the U.S. Army by John Stoltenberg and David Siegel

Post-Play Palaver is an occasional series of conversations between DC Metro Theater Arts writers who saw the same performance, got really into talking about it, and decided to continue their…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Come From Away Scribes David Hein and Irene Sankoff Reveal the Story Behind Their First Collaboration, My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding by David Hein and Irene Sankoff

Ahead of taking the stage in the 10-year anniversary benefit concert of MMLJW, the Tony Award nominees share how their partnership began, the impact of their first musical, and more.

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Dinosaurs Roam Where Elephants Stood by David Yaffe-Bellany and Todd Anderson

With the Jurassic World Live Tour, Feld Entertainment, known for arena tours like Disney on Ice and Sesame Street Live, is mounting a show with more teeth.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Henry IV Parts 1 & 2/Henry V, Shakespeare's Globe review - helter-skelter ensemble history trilogy by Heather Neill and David Nice

Doubling, humour and an outstanding female Henry V Henry IV Part One (***)

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

'Mean Girls' turns 15: The definitive ranking of the movie's best quotes by Usa Today, David Oliver and Anika Reed, Usa Today

In honor of the 15th anniversary of "Mean Girls" on April 30, we rounded up the best quotes from the Tina Fey comedy.        

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

What We Learned From Writing Our Smash Broadway Musical Come From Away by Irene Sankoff and David Hein

Writers-composers-lyricists David Hein and Irene Sankoff reflect on the lessons they’ve learned with two years on Broadway under their belt—and more coming their way.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s “Fiddler on the Roof” at Stage 42 by David Roberts and Joseph Verlezza

Tradition. Culture. Politics. Love. Tevye grapples with these four and more in National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s “Fiddler on the Roof” currently running at Stage 42.

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

What is Ariana Grande doing instead of attending the Grammys? by Usa Today, David Oliver and Erin Jensen, Usa Today

Ariana Grande was saying "thank u, next" to Grammys drama ahead of Sunday's awards show on social media.        

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Andy Einhorn, David Dabbon, and Giacomo by Told By Andy Einhorn and David Dabbon

Andy: I love orange tabbies - they’re great fun and usually crazy!David: He said to me, ‘‘Hopefully, we can get a cat one day but I understand your allergies are bad.’ So I said ‘w…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Peter Kellogg and David Friedman Go Deep on Their Desperate Measures Score by Peter Kellogg and David Friedman

Currently running at New World Stages, Desperate Measures takes Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, ups the comedy, and sets the whole thing in the Wild Wild West.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

A Dramatic Play About Finance? Yes, if It’s Lehman Brothers by Holly Williams and David Segal

“The Lehman Trilogy,” a story of American capitalism, is playing on a London stage. Two journalists — one British, one American — discuss.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Mean Girls Tee Boyich, David Peterson, and Butters by Told By Tee Boyich and David Peterson

Tee: I’m a standby in Mean Girls on BroadwayDavid: I own a bar called Bensons on the Lower East Side.Tee: “We decided that we wanted to get a dog a couple years ago and it took us a whil…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Celestial Motion: a virtual dance experience – 360-degree video by Shehani Fernando, Francesca Panetta, David Levene, Anetta Jones, Federico Fasce, Alexander Whitley and Luca Biada

An immersive dance performance in virtual reality, Celestial Motion is inspired by the imagery of solar physics. Choreographed by Alexander Whitley and made in association with Sadler's Well…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Is DC Theater Getting Addicted to Trump? by John Stoltenberg and David Siegel

Post-Play Palaver is an occasional series of conversations between DC Metro Theater Arts writers. In this one, Senior Writers and Columnists John Stoltenberg (Magic Time!) and David Siegel …

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

The Olivier Awards 2018: Full List of Winners by Alex Ritman and David Rooney

'Hamilton' scored seven wins, while top prizes went also to 'The Ferryman,' 'Angels in America' and 'Follies,' with Bryan Cranston, Sam Mendes, Shirley Henderson and Laura Donnelly among hon…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Trapped in the Garden: Everything You Wanted to Know About Not Winning a Grammy by Irene Sankoff and David Hein

From Canada to Broadway to pop-music’s biggest night, the composers of “Come From Away” keep finding themselves in the unlikeliest of places.

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Saturday, December 23, 2017

13 Broadway Breakout Stars of 2017 by David Rooney and Ashley Lee

THR spotlights some of the fresh faces who turned heads on the Great White Way this year.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Aida’ by Reston Community Players at Reston Community Center by David and Jena Jones

The curtain ascended Oct 20th on Reston Community Players’ colorful production of “Aida.” The auditorium was packed for the opening night gala of Reston’s 51st season of comm…

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Ann Jellicoe obituary by Michael Coveney and David Edgar

Playwright and director who scored an international hit with The Knack and pushed the boundaries of community theatreThere were two distinct, equally significant, phases to the career of the…

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Theater: He Spent His Life in Theater. Here’s What He Left Behind. by Michael Paulson, David Brandon Geeting and Jolie Ruben

James Houghton died last summer. Now his daughter is sharing his collection of theatrical treasures.

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Chocolate Aplenty, but Nary a Wonka Bar to Be Found by Michael Paulson and David Gelles

Why can’t you buy a Wonka Bar at the hit Broadway musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”? Blame corporate indifference — and a mistaken flirtation with crème brûlée.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Anything Goes’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria by David and Jena Jones

With the glowing lights of the National Harbor growing more intense with recent developments, the ability to daydream about luxury yachts and passing ships has become a bit easier.  Luckily…

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Roger Rees obituary by Michael Coveney and David Edgar

Versatile British actor known for his stage roles in Shakespeare and the RSC’s Nicholas Nickleby who found fame on US TV in Cheers and The West WingRoger Rees, who has died aged 71 after s…

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