Tuesday, February 18, 2020
It's one thing to grow up, and grow insecure, as the child of a celebrity. It's another thing to transcend it all with forgiveness.
The post Barra Grant: ‘Miss America’s Ugly Daughter�…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 03:14PM
Sunday, February 16, 2020
It's not just actor-playwright Charles Busch offering a revelatory exercise in camp along Off-Broadway right now. Watch his co-star.
The post The Confession of Howard McGillin appeared first…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 11:51PM
Monday, February 10, 2020
Remembering a period of history that was downright cruel, especially in regard to women's health -- and the woman who exposed it all.
The post Immersive Theater Brings Legendary Nellie Bly B…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 08:50PM
Saturday, February 1, 2020
"The Glorious Death of Comrade What's-His-Name" is based on a 1928 play, "The Suicide," by Nikolai Erdman, who was later exiled to Siberia.
The post If Stalin Had a Least-Favorite Musical, W…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:51PM
Monday, October 14, 2019
The hold of conservative Christianity on the American body politic is a symptom of the crisis.
The post Dear Will Arbery: About ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ appeared first on Clyde Fit…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 11:51PM
Monday, October 7, 2019
"Our idea has been to let the plays shine, to let the playwright shine, and to support each other."
The post How Two Mfoniso Udofia Plays Became One Night of Theater appeared first on Clyde …SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 03:50PM
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Composer Michael Kooman and book writer/lyricist Christopher Dimond celebrate their "average" world-premiere CD.
The post How ‘Average’ Howard Barnes Became an Above-Average Musical appe…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 01:25PM
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Who has legal standing to know the results of an investigation? What about a moral imperative?
The post Death of ‘Chicago’ Actor Jeff Loeffelholz: Updates, Debates appeared first on Clyd…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:29PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Danny Rocco's sprawling experimental history play proves that everything new is old again.
The post ‘Convention’: Staging a 1944 Progressive-Moderate Slugfest appeared first on Clyde Fit…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 08:53PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
How to play an avaricious, amoral capitalist in an age of avaricious, amoral capitalists.
The post Inside David Garrison, a Well-Defended Mr. Mister appeared first on Clyde Fitch Report.SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 11:12AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Or, satire is not "what closes on Saturday night."
The post When Ari Melber Gets ‘In Your Face’ appeared first on Clyde Fitch Report.SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 09:29AM
Sunday, April 14, 2019
You have a tough scene late in the play. You probably know it -- what you do at the end of it.
The post Dear Tasha Lawrence: A Letter About ‘All Our Children’ appeared first on Clyde Fit…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 10:38PM
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Dance "from character and situation and circumstance and plot and theme."
The post Giving Chase to Choreographer Chase Brock appeared first on Clyde Fitch Report.SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 10:55PM
Friday, March 16, 2018
Move over SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. There are incalculable ways to harness the power and presence of pure visual art with the arresting and urgent immediacy of performance. Add in a pa…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 01:32PM
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015
"Casual" and "aggression" are not compatible states of being.SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 09:24AM
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Monday, August 17, 2015
Why would "thousands" of people protest a young actor named Tyler Lea?SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 08:27AM
Monday, July 27, 2015
Monday, May 25, 2015
Queens Theatre in the Park -- one of the 33 members of the city's key Cultural Institutions Group -- will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thurs., Sept. 23, 6:30pm, in celebration of the sp…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is putting out the word that open submissions are being accepted for the 2011 Playwrights Conference. We here at the CFR are happy, of course, to help sprea…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
The content below is from Americans for the Arts' Arts Watch email blast of Sept. 15, 2010. (Subscribe to it here.)The expressions, opinions and/or comments in italics following each story h…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
The Clyde Fitch Report is pleased to introduce and welcome The Brown Tweed Society, created by Matt Shorr and C.M. Tomlin, to its family of contributors. Each week, the CFR will publish a co…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
Last night, here in New York, I attended an impressive public panel about the arts and censorship (to be discussed in another post), and one of the many tendrils of the conversation, especia…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
There's no question it will be theater: Joey Brenneman's play Better Left Unsaid will feature live actors on a real stage playing characters and unfurling a plot before a living, breathing a…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
Long before there were studies, theories, rabble-rousing, fretting, blogging, grousing, cheering and funding, there was Ensemble Studio Theatre. It was founded by the late Curt Dempster, acc…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
Performance artist Holly Hughes -- famous as one of the "NEA Four" -- along with the legendary feminist filmmaker-artist Carolee Schneeman, artist-journalist-geographer Trevor Paglen and the…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
How do you solve a problem like Anton?Actually, you call call him Dr. Chekhov, or preferably not call him at all, since he died of tuberculosis back in 1904.Yet the theater keeps asking poor…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
Is is possible that Ovation has a competitor in Classical TV? And what would be the pluses and minus for the performing arts if that were the case?Certainly to judge by the mere touting, huf…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
Courtesy of the fine publicity team at O&M Co. comes news of a potential earthquake in theater philanthropy.Indeed, as one the quoted quotables in the press release down below acknowledg…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM
Talking about mourning in America: I don't think the creation of a sane, smart, America-first energy policy is going to happen. Certainly it won't happen in this political and economic clima…SOURCE: Clyde Fitch Report at 05:58PM