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Sunday, January 29, 2017

9 Discoveries of CBS’ Madam Secretary and its Powerhouse Theatre Cast by Iris Wiener

Theatre stars Bebe Neuwirth, Patina Miller, Sebastian Arcelus, Keith Carradine, Željko Ivanek, and Spencer Tracy spoke at BroadwayCon about their TV show, small screen versus big stage,…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

How TV Made Aya Cash Better Onstage by Iris Wiener

The star of FXX’s You’re the Worst made the move to TV to up her profile and get cast onstage.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Why Comedians Are Taking Their Stand-Up to the Theatre by Iris Wiener

Comedians Mike Birbiglia, Monica Piper, and Chris Gethard make the case for their one-person Off-Broadway shows.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Jude Law, John Oliver, Howard McGillin, Montego Glover, and More Turn Out for Only Make Believe by Iris Wiener

Inside the performances and moving moments of Only Make Believe’s gala supporting children and theatre.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Broadway Baby Boom: Meet the Main Stem’s Future Generation by Iris Wiener

What if the kids of Broadway powerhouses became the stars of tomorrow?

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Why Broadway Has Too Few Female Directors—and Why It Needs More by Iris Wiener

Of about 30 new productions announced for Broadway this season, only six have female directors. But here’s what they’re bringing to the table.

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Your Guide to Catching Broadway Faves On the New Fall TV Season by Iris Wiener

These folks got their start in theatre, but will make their next marks on the small screen.

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Friday, September 9, 2016

How a Blind Opera Singer Created an Rare Opportunity for Asian Youth by Iris Wiener

Peace on Your Wings, a new youth musical featuring an all-Asian cast, debuts in New York this weekend.

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How a Blind Opera Singer Created a Rare Opportunity for Asian Youth by Iris Wiener

Peace on Your Wings, a new youth musical featuring an all-Asian cast, debuts in New York this weekend.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Year of Leslie Kritzer—TV, Stage and Getting Nominated Against Herself by Iris Wiener

How did Leslie Kritzer develop so many memorable stage and screen characters in one year?

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Meet the New Class of Broadway’s Something Rotten! by Iris Wiener

The Broadway hit welcomes more replacements to the Renaissance. Do they love or hate Shakespeare? What rock star do they geek out over? Who is most likely to flub a line?

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Onstage Issue No One Is Talking About, But Should Be by Iris Wiener

This past season, Broadway brought tough stories to the forefront: stories about women in abusive relationships.

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

How Do These Stars Stack Up? by Iris Wiener

Both Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jessie Mueller lead foodie-themed shows this season. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the tale of two Jess(i)es.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Review: Romance by Iris Wiener

The Bay Street Theatre offers a polished production of David Mamet's funny if somewhat over-the-top courtroom farce.

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Feature: That's Him! by Iris Wiener

Peter Scolari discusses his return to the stage in the Off-Broadway play It Must Be Him.

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Review: Now Circa Then by Iris Wiener

Carly Mensch's incredibly engaging new play at Ars Nova looks at both the past and present.

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Review: Freckleface Strawberry the Musical by Iris Wiener

This delightful adaptation of Julianne Moore's children's book will appeal to audiences of all ages.

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Feature: Harry Hamlin Goes Full Frontal by Iris Wiener

The star discusses his new memoir Full Frontal Nudity and his new reality TV series Harry Loves Lisa with wife Lisa Rinna.

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Review: Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, & Marriage by Iris Wiener

Brady Bunch star Eve Plumb stars as the unusual advice giver is this intermittently funny new play.

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Feature: A Big Night in Northport by Iris Wiener

John Tartaglia and Becky Gulsvig talk about participating in the John W. Engeman Theater's Broadway Concerts series.

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Feature: Jekyll & Hyde Go to College by Iris Wiener

Producer Beverly Bell discusses her unusual production of the musical Jekyll & Hyde at SUNY Old Westbury.

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Review: Play Dead by Iris Wiener

This new show about death and deception by Todd Robbins and Teller is too often less-than-thrilling.

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Feature: Emily Skinner: Billy For Her! by Iris Wiener

The Tony-nominated actress talks about starring in the hit musical Billy Elliot and her dream role.

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Feature: Emily Skinner: Billy For Her! by Iris Wiener

The Tony-nominated actress talks about starring in the hit musical Billy Elliot and her dream role.

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Review: Girl Talk the Musical by Iris Wiener

This fun show about the end of an all-female radio program is perfect for the ladies.

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Review: A Child's Christmas in Wales by Iris Wiener

This music-filled adaptation of Dylan Thomas' tale at the Irish Repertory Theatre is sweet but would benefit from a stronger visual production.

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Feature: Jennifer Carpenter Takes The Stage by Iris Wiener

The Dexter star discusses her return to the theater in Second Stage's Gruesome Playground Injuries.

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Review: Cabaret by Iris Wiener

Jon Peterson and Kate Fahner headline the John W. Engeman's sensational production of the classic Kander and Ebb musical.

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Feature: Logan's Latest Run by Iris Wiener

Logan Marshall-Green bares all about starring in Adam Rapp's The Hallway Trilogy.

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Review: Cactus Flower by Iris Wiener

Maxwell Caulfield gives a suave performance in this often monotonous, predictable revival of the once-popular 1960s comedy.

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