Friday, January 28, 2022

ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY JANUARY 28 by Mark Shenton

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

January 2022: Happiness, Revenge, Answering Machines by Nicole Serratore

While the pandemic is not over, with the new year, I no longer feel the need to call this a Pandemic Diary. I’m just going to review the dramas I am watching or share my thoughts about …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 07:12PM
Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Skeleton Crew: Dominique Morisseau’s Ode to a Shrinking Industry by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★★☆ A Great Recession–era Detroit-set play puts its stamp on Broadway The post Skeleton Crew: Dominique Morisseau’s Ode to a Shrinking Industry appeared first on New York Sta…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:52PM

‘Skeleton Crew’: Blue Collar Angst, Without Much Depth by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Dominique Morisseau's drama, the third in her "Detroit Project Trilogy," makes its Broadway debut. The post ‘Skeleton Crew’: Blue Collar Angst, Without Much Depth appear…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:51PM

SEEING IRELAND: STAGING A CULTURAL COUP IN PARIS 100 YEARS AGO by Robert Shuman

(Billy Shortall’s and Ciarin O’Neill’s article appeared in The Iris Times, 1/26/2022; Photo: Delegates to the World Congress of the Irish Race led by Katherine Hughes, Mary MacSwiney, …

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 06:00PM

Stephanie Sirr by Editors

INTERVIEW: STEPHANIE SIRR. For the start of a new series, and in the midst of a time like no other for theatre, we’re looking forward. Stephanie Sirr was recently made joint president of U…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 05:57AM
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Minetta Lane Theatre by Cameron Kelsall

The Tyrones face the opioid crisis and Covid-19 in Robert O'Hara's contemporary production. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Minetta Lane Thea…

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Long Day’s Journey into Night: A Tragedy for All the Wrong Reasons by Frank Scheck

★★☆☆☆ Director Robert O'Hara squanders the formidable talents of his lead performers in this grotesquely updated, heavily cut revival. The post Long Day’s Journey into Night: A …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:01PM

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Eugene O’Neill’s Classic Drastically Declassified by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Director Robert O'Hara needlessly updates the master as Elizabeth Marvel, Bill Camp, Jason Bowen, and Ato Blankson-Wood toil The post Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Eugene…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:00PM

‘COMPULSION’ FOLLOWS THE JOURNEY OF ANNE FRANK’S DIARY FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE, WITH MARIONETTES by Robert Shuman

(Celia Wren’s article appeared in The Washington Post, 1/25. Playwright Rinne B. Groff’s semi-fictional tale follows the struggle to turn the Holocaust diary into a stage production. A m…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 07:39PM

The Hang by Darryl Reilly

After a grand Pippin-style introductory opening, one exhilarating number follows another in acclaimed theater maker Taylor Mac’s "The Hang." Derived from jazz and opera, this vibrant music…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 02:58PM

Grease May Be The One You Might Want From MNM by Bill Hirschman

Grease certainly is the word as the classic rock ‘n’ roll musical glides its way into a solid staging as the first joint production of MNM Theatre Company, North End Theater Company, and…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 10:18AM

MOVING PEOPLE: Galit Friedlander On Tackling Tough Questions on Her Podcast, Dancing With Prince, Caving In To Food Cravings by The Dance Enthusiast

MOVING PEOPLE: Galit Friedlander On Tackling Tough Questions on Her Podcast, Dancing With Prince,  and Caving In To Food Cravings

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM
Monday, January 24, 2022

Di Froyen (The Women) by Joel Benjamin

The New Yiddish Rep’s (David Mandelbaum, artistic director) production of the Yiddish language "Di Froyen (The Women)" is a bittersweet, anger-inducing portrait of modern day Chasid women …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 08:23PM

ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY JANUARY 24 by Mark Shenton

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Theatre Openings: from w/c Jan 24 onwards by Mark Shenton

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

FGO Streetcar’s Glorious Score & Superb Voices Not Quite A Meld With Tennessee Williams by Bill Hirschman

Blessed with a glorious score and soaring arias, you would think that André Previn’s take on A Streetcar Named Desire would be a triumph as Florida Grand Opera’s first major production …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 08:03PM

BRITAIN’S INDIFFERENCE TO MOLIÈRE’S 400TH IS NO SURPRISE BUT IT’S STILL SHAMEFUL by Robert Shuman

(Michael Billington’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/18; via Pam Green; Photo:  Agile update … Keira Knightley and Damian Lewis in Martin Crimp’s 2009 version of The Misanthrope …

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 06:00PM

Review: This Beautiful Future at Theaterlab by Lane Williamson

Young love ignores the consequences in a thrilling new play by Rita Kalnejais. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: This Beautiful Future at Theaterlab appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 05:22PM

The Hang: Prepare Ye the Way of Socrates by Elysa Gardner

★★★★☆ Taylor Mac's latest work is a jazz-infused opera tracing the trial and death of philosophy's founding father The post The Hang: Prepare Ye the Way of Socrates appeared first …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 03:00PM
Saturday, January 22, 2022

THE MANY VISIONS OF LORRAINE HANSBERRY by Robert Shuman

(Blair McClendon’s article appeared in The New Yorker, 1/17/22; Photo:  With “A Raisin in the Sun,” Hansberry became an emblem of American progress. Photograph by David Attie / Getty.…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 07:50PM

Rx: The Cure For What Ails You by Bill Hirschman

For older audiences who see the number of expensive pills they take each morning magically multiply over the years, the wicked satire of Big Pharma in the otherwise romantic comedy Rx is wel…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 04:24PM

Whisper House by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The songs which are mainly sung by Alex Boniello (usually with a guitar) and Molly Hager as the ghostly narrators are folk ballads which though lovely sound like a continuation of the same s…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 01:51PM
Friday, January 21, 2022

SET LIST: CLOSING OUT ’21 AT 54 (12/11/21) by Jason Robert Brown

Not that long ago, I did 30 to 40 concerts a year, traveling all over the country, racking up frequent flier miles and staying in weird hotels and eating a lot of late dinners by myself. Thi…

SOURCE: Jason Robert Brown at 10:04PM

DANCE NEWS: Meet the 8 Dance Recipients of the Prestigious United States Artists Fellowship! by The Dance Enthusiast

In largest fellowship to date, sixty-three artists working across 10 disciplines receive unrestricted $50,000 fellowships.

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 08:48PM

‘IT TOOK FOUR MEN AND A FIRE EXTINGUISHER TO GET THE TIGER OFF HIM’: THE TRAGEDY OF VEGAS MAGICIANS SIEGFRIED AND ROY by Robert Shuman

(Alexi Duggins’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/17; ‘No one has ever properly examined their story – or the attack – in depth’ … Siegried, left, and Roy onstage with one of …

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 08:01PM

Addressless: A Walk in Our Shoes by Joel Benjamin

Turning the plight of New York City’s homeless into a game is an iffy proposition to say the least.  At best, the audience for the theatrical effort, "Addressless: A Walk in Our Shoes," l…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 10:18AM

Remembering the great artist Meat Loaf the only way this blog really can - "We're All in the Balcony Now" to "All Coming Back to Me" by Fred Landau

 Remembering the great artist Meat Loaf the only way this blog really can.  The first time I saw him in a Broadway show was a small role in Gower Champion's production "Rockabye Hamlet." …

SOURCE: Music and Comedy at 07:44AM

ShentonSTAGE Daily Newsletter for FRIDAY JANUARY 21 by Mark Shenton

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Aitor Basauri by Zack Calhoon

Aitor Basauri is an acclaimed director, writer, performer, and teacher of all things clown and the Founder and Co-Artistic Director of SpyMonkey, UK. He was one of the original creators for …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:33PM

Review: Whisper House at 59E59 by Lane Williamson

Ghostly troubadours haunt a lighthouse during World War II in a new musical from Kyle Jarrow and Duncan Sheik. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: Whisper House at 59E59 appeared first…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:01PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre