Saturday, July 2, 2022

Theater Books for Summer Reading 2022 by Jan Simpson

Now that Covid has been around for more than two years and vaccines have made contracting the virus a little less scary, a new kind of normal is settling in. The Tony award ceremonies return…

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Friday, July 1, 2022

‘9 CIRCLES’ REVIEW – UNFLINCHING APPRAISAL OF A WARTIME ATROCITY by Robert Shuman

(Miriam Gillinson’s article appeared in the Guardian, 7/1.)  Park theatre, London Joshua Collins is magnetic as a US soldier awaiting trial for murder in this hard-hitting drama hamstrung…

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The Rise and Fall, Then Brief and Modest Rise Followed by a Relative Fall of…Jean Claude Van Damme as Gleaned by a Single Reading of His Wikipedia P by Joel Benjamin

"The Rise and Fall, then Brief and Modest Rise Followed by a Relative Fall of…Jean Claude Van Damme as Gleaned by a Single Reading of His Wikipedia Page Months Earlier" is the brobdinagian…

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Epiphany by Darryl Reilly

Ira Levin’s sense of eerie foreboding initially looms over playwright Brian Watkins’ entrancing drama, "Epiphany." As a reunion dinner party comically unfolds, we anxiously await superna…

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY JULY 1 by Mark Shenton

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DANCE NEWS: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Announces 2022 Dance Research Fellows by The Dance Enthusiast

Juli Brandano, Rosemary Candelario, María de los Angeles Rodríguez Jiménez, Lindsey Jones, Richard Move, and Rachna Nivas will embark on a six-month fellowship at the Library for…

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

DANCE NEWS: Contract Dispute Between Union Artists and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Escalate by The Dance Enthusiast

In DANCE NEWS: Contract Dispute Between Union Artists and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Escalate:  “It has been extremely disheartening and disappointing to sit across the table fro…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Hamlet: The William Shakespeare Classic Declassified, and the Rest Is Silence by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ The Almeida Theatre production, directed by Robert Icke, with Alex Lawther as Hamlet, Jennifer Ehle as Gertrude The post Hamlet: The William Shakespeare Classic Declassified,…

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DONALD TRUMP PLAYED SONG FROM ‘CATS’ TO CALM HIMSELF DOWN IN WHITE HOUSE, HIS STAFF CLAIM   by Robert Shuman

Adam Gopnik of the New Yorker wrote that Donald Trump’s need to be comforted by Broadway music “degrades both the office of the Presidency and a great American institution” (Rachel Hag…

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The Beautiful People by Steven Morris

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Review: Leaves: Songs of Ourselves at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Lane Williamson

Rodney Bush and Eric Rosen cap off Pride weekend celebrating the gay poet Walt Whitman with an exhilarating song cycle based on "Leaves of Grass." Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: L…

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY JUNE 29 by Mark Shenton

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POSTCARDS: Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, Now in its 22nd Year, Returns LIVE July 4-10th for the First Time since the Pandemic! by The Dance Enthusiast

In POSTCARDS: Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, Now in its 22nd Year, Returns LIVE July 4-10th for the First Time since the Pandemic!" I’m excited to move back to the “in-person” version…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The Colored Museum by Steven Morris

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The Birthday Party by Steven Morris

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Roe by Steven Morris

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Love Quirks by Darryl Reilly

Four appealingly performed single Manhattan roommates’ tangled romantic lives are depicted in the pleasant contemporary Off-Broadway musical, "Love Quirks," which has a rapturous score. C…

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IMPRESSIONS: Dance Theatre of Harlem: A History, A Movement, A Celebration - Book by Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS:  Dance Theatre of Harlem: A History, A Movement, A Celebration - Book by Judy Tyrus and Paul Novosel: "A former DTH ballerina, Tyrus carries the company’s history in her b…

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Monday, June 27, 2022

Chains by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The Mint Theater Company continues its three play mini-festival of the forgotten plays of Elizabeth Baker with "Chains." Given a polished – maybe too polished – production like the earli…

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CONSTANT STANISLAVSKI (135) by Robert Shuman

The words and wisdom of Constantin Stanislavski: ​I was ready to turn myself inside out​, to give [the audience] everything I had; yet inside of me I had never felt so empty.  The effor…

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Amid Violence, Gay Sex and Kidnapping, ‘Borrowed’ Dissects Troubled Father-Son Relations by Bill Hirschman

The world premiere in Miami of Borrowed examines with emotion and specificity the lasting tragic damage of father-son and son-father relationships that imploded years earlier. With copious v…

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Theatre Openings: from w/c June 27 onwards by Mark Shenton

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

The Orchard by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Such an event is the high-tech adaptation at the Baryshnikov Arts Center calling itself "The Orchard," conceived and directed by Igor Golyak, described as based on "The Cherry Orchard" by An…

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A MIGHTY GROOVE: SADLER’S WELLS SETS UP NEW DANCE HOME IN EAST LONDON by Robert Shuman

(Lyndsey Winship’s article appeared in the Guardian, 6/26; via Pam Green.) Due to open in Stratford next year, the sibling to the Islington institution will have a special emphasis on loca…

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Review: Bodies They Ritual at Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks by Loren Noveck

Angela Hanks creates ten rich, nuanced roles for women in the third installment of Clubbed Thumb's Summerworks. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Bodies They Ritual at Clubbed Thumb’s…

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Lessons in Survival: 1971 by Joseph Pisano

Originally broadcast on "Soul!," an early PBS program dedicated to showcasing Black arts and politics, Baldwin and Giovanni's one-on-one echoes contemporary concerns while also remaining dec…

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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Pacific Northwest Ballet 2022 by Joel Benjamin

For the company’s director, Peter Boal, this short season was a homecoming of sorts.  He was a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet which calls the David H. Koch its artistic home…

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Chita Rivera Awards 2022 by Cindy Sibilsky

(For the Full List of 2022 CHITA RIVERA AWARD WINNERS and Red Carpet Photos, see below) The stars with the highest kicks, swishiest hips, dynamite tap skills, and the slickest moves were out…

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Broadway—Many Kinds of Media—& Me by Jan Simpson

For the second time this month, there will be no regular post here. It’s not because there haven’t been shows to see and talk about: although it will be weeks before anything new opens o…

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Friday, June 24, 2022

PUTTING ON PUPPET SHOWS WITH AN EDGE: DISCOVERING PUPPETEERING CHANGED MARGO LOVELACE—AND THE ART SCENE IN PITTSBURGH. by Robert Shuman

(Susan Orlean’s article appeared in the New Yorker, 6/22.) Puppeteering is rarely an obvious career choice, but how Margo Lovelace (1922-2022) came to be a puppeteer is actually quite logi…

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Chains by Wendy Caster

In Elizabeth Baker's play Chains, currently in a strong production at the admirable Mint Theatre Company, Charley recognizes that he has much to be grateful for. He loves his wife Lily. He …

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