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Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Power of Storytelling: Sarah Ruhl’s PASSION PLAY by Julia Izumi

There is no play that speaks to the power of art and storytelling more intricately or beautifully than Passion Play. Read more to find out why. The post The Power of Storytelling: Sarah Ruhl…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 11:08AM
Thursday, August 20, 2015

The Actors of Tennessee Williams by Julia Izumi

Earlier this week, we shared an article on the legacy of Tennessee Williams.  Now, let’s turn our attention to the actors. Many performers’ careers have been influenced by Wil…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 12:25PM
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Yes, A Lot of Socks Are Necessary by Julia Izumi

You've heard music on "Smash," now check out Joe Iconis' hilarious TYA musical! The post Yes, A Lot of Socks Are Necessary appeared first on Breaking Character.

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 03:41PM
Thursday, May 28, 2015

ADRIFT IN MACAO: A Film Noir Takes The Stage by Julia Izumi

Only brilliance and hilarity can ensue when you have the king of theatrical parody and the grandson of a musical theatre legend working together. Check it out. The post ADRIFT IN MACAO: A Fi…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 03:30PM
Friday, May 22, 2015

The Pursuit of Forgiveness & Joy: GRAND CONCOURSE by Julia Izumi

The mystery of faith, the limits of forgiveness, and the pursuit of something resembling joy. Can you find it all? Check it out in GRAND CONCOURSE. The post The Pursuit of Forgiveness &…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 11:36AM
Monday, March 16, 2015

Forgiveness and Self-Acceptance: A GREAT WILDERNESS by Julia Izumi

Take a further look into one of Samuel D. Hunter's beautiful and moving plays, about an older man who has devoted his life to counseling teenage boys out of their homosexuality. The post For…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 12:07PM
Thursday, March 12, 2015

A Family Feuds in THE OPEN HOUSE by Julia Izumi

In Will Eno's dramatic comedy, he explores the idea of family plays - and if the questions they ask can really be answered at all. The post A Family Feuds in THE OPEN HOUSE appeared first on…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 10:46AM
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A Gripping Redemption: THE WHALE by Julia Izumi

Learn more about Samuel D. Hunter's THE WHALE, a gripping story about redemption and finding beauty in the most unexpected places. The post A Gripping Redemption: THE WHALE appeared first on…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 12:19PM
Monday, February 23, 2015

Identities & Dreams: The Hilarious World of CHING CHONG CHINAMAN by Julia Izumi

The Wongs are American as apple pie. But when an indentured servant home one day, their world turns upside down. An irreverent new comedy by Lauren Yee that skewers every cliché about Asian…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 12:45PM
Thursday, January 29, 2015

TITLE AND DEED: A Hopeful Ode to Human Loneliness by Julia Izumi

A one-man show in which Will Eno writes a melancholy, but oddly hopeful, ode to human loneliness. The post TITLE AND DEED: A Hopeful Ode to Human Loneliness appeared first on Breaking Charac…

SOURCE: www.samuelfrench.com at 12:37PM

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