Saturday, May 1, 2021

Extras: THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES PUT ON BY THEATERS IN CHICAGO IN 2021 by Aveline Macquoid

Theatrical Performances Put On by Theaters in Chicago in 2021 Description: Every theater lover waited for this day. It’s 2021, and local theaters are slowly starting to reopen. Let’s fin…

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Broadway Preview: THE GREAT GATSBY (A New Musical) by Gregory Bernard

A pre-Broadway engagement will be announced shortly for a musical stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby, A New Musical. With lyrics by Grammy Award-n…

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Theatre: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST: LIVE IN HD (Directed by and starring Brian Bedford) by Jim Allen

Roundabout Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works and BY Experience are bringing back Roundabout’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy The Importance of Bein…

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Theater / Dance: SHARE THE FLOOR (Broadway on Demand) by Gregory Bernard

Broadway On Demand, the industry-leading theater streaming platform, is proud to present a new, completely free, dance and social movement series, Share the Floor, created by Christopher…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Theater: CREATIVE ARTS CENTER OPENS (Children’s Musical Theater San Jose by Jim Allen

Children’s Musical Theater San Jose (CMT) Announces Grand Opening of New Creative Arts Center CMT, the nationally-acclaimed theater company honored 12 times by the National Endowment for t…

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Theater: TRANSNATIONAL CABARET (NCTC in San Francisco) by Nia Liat

Transcultural. Transformative. Transcendent. This May, San Francisco’s New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) is presenting TransNational Cabaret, an exuberant performance dedicated to the…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Obit: ROBERT FLETCHER (Costume Designer) by Tony Frankel

FROM STAR TREK TO NUTCRACKER, ORSON WELLES TO NOËL COWARD, ROBERT FLETCHER LEFT HIS WHIMSICAL MARK Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died peacefully …

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New York Theater: SHOWING UP (The Civilians) by Gregory Bernard

Coming up on April 16, the New York Theater Company The Civilians is presenting Showing Up, a free live streamed evening of music and performance inspired by photographer Accra Shepp’s p…

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New York Theater: HOUSEWIVES OF SECAUCUS: WHAT A DRAG! (Actors Temple Theatre) by Grant Barnes

An open-ended run of The Housewives of Secaucus: What a Drag! is beginning LIVE performances on Saturday, May 1 at 8pm ET. This new interactive musical comedy at Actors Temple, (339 West 47…

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Chicago Theater: SECURITY (Starring Eric Roberts; Kane Rep) by Lamont Williams

Beginning tonight, April 10, 2021, Chicago’s Kane Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere online production of Hammaad Chaudry’s Security, directed by Executive Producer Ansley…

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Theater Concert: SUTTON FOSTER: BRING ME TO LIGHT (New York City Center) by Gregory Bernard

FOSTERING IN THE LIGHT New York City Center is offering a new digital program which was filmed live: Sutton Foster|Bring Me to Light. Foster does one mean concert, and now she’s taking ove…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Theater: THE SHOT (starring Sharon Lawrence at Skylight) by Nia Liat

TAKE A SHOT Beginning Saturday, April 24 at 5pm (PDT) Robin Gerber’s THE SHOT, a story that reveals the well-kept secrets of American icon Katharine Graham who, before becoming the publish…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Extras: 10 MUST-WATCH MOVIES BASED ON CLASSIC LITERATURE by Aveline Macquoid

10 Must-Watch Movies Based on Classic Literature A book or a movie? Both literature and cinematography have their unique language of expression. Classic books often serve as a source of insp…

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Friday, April 9, 2021

Album Review: ANYONE CAN WHISTLE (First Complete Recording from Jay Records) by Vaughan Edwards

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, BUT VERY FEW CAN WRITE A SCORE LIKE THIS According to Collins English Dictionary, a cult classic is “a work of art with a small but passionate fan base”. It can be a …

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Virtual Theater: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) (York Theater Company Fundraiser) by Gregory Bernard

The York Theatre Company has announced an all-star cast for its upcoming virtual benefit presentation of The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!). The event will raise funds to help the York …

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Theater: DRAGÓN {THE RETURN OF THE DRAGON} (REDCAT) by Tony Frankel

On April 10 and 11, 2021, REDCAT, CalArts’ center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles is presenting DRAGÓN (THE RETURN OF THE DRAGON), the newest work from internationally renow…

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Theater Podcast: THE ZIP CODE PLAYS: LOS ANGELES (Season Two from Antaeus Theatre Company) by Lamont Williams

Antaeus Theatre Company is gearing up for Season Two of The Zip Code Plays: Los Angeles with six original audio plays, each set in a different Southland zip code. Season Two is set to lau…

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Streaming Theater: SITTING AND TALKING (Laguna Playhouse) by Tom Chaits

Laguna Playhouse is presenting Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years) and Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me) in the Southern California premiere of Sitting and Talking, which was created and written speci…

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Theater: ARTIST DESCENDING A STAIRCASE (Tom Stoppard Radio Play; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company in Chicago) by Nia Liat

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents… Artist Descending A Staircase a radio play by Tom Stoppard Available for streaming April 5 – April 18, 2021 Artist Descending A Staircase is on…

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

Theater Review: AMOUR (Art Lab and ShowTown Productions) by Tony Frankel

YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH AMOUR “I wanted to write an opera-bouffe, an intimate evening with light, lyrical singing and delicate charm,” wrote composer Michel Legrand. “Marcel Aymé…

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Opera: THE ELIXIR OF LOVE / AS ONE (Opera Maine) by Connor McCormick

Opera Maine is preseting live opera again this summer at Merrill Auditorium, with two performances July 28 and 30, 2021. Under the direction of Artistic Director Dona D. Vaughn, the company …

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Off-Broadway: A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK (Virtual Benefit) by Gregory Bernard

The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, presented at Theatre Row in 2018, will be presented as a benefit online beginning April 22-25, 2021, featuring members of the original cast…

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Auction: STAGE AND SCREEN (Benefitting the Actors’ Fund) by Tony Frankel

The Actors Fund, Doyle Auctioneers  & Appraisers and Christine Baranski are teaming up on an auction event without precedent: “Stage & Screen.” Featuring a diverse array of me…

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Theater Podcast: THE SUMMER OF DAISY FAY (New American Folk Theatre) by John Todd

GET FAY Chicago’s New American Folk Theatre is bringing us The Summer of Daisy Fay, the inaugural production of its “season of audio theatre,” featuring new recordings of three of the …

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Theater Review: FEEL THE SPIRIT (Shotgun Players in Berkeley) by Tony Frankel

THE SPIRIT OF THIS PIECE RESIDES IN PERFORMER VERO MAYNEZ What I left with from Feel the Spirit, which opened last night virtual-but-live from Shotgun Players, is the central performance of …

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Theater Obit: ARTHUR KOPIT (Playwright) by Tony Frankel

Arthur Kopit, the legendary dramatist, died yesterday morning at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife, Leslie Garis; his children Alex, Ben, Kat; his grandchildren Arthur, Beatrix, and…

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Theater Review: TRYING (North Coast Rep) by Tony Frankel

NORTH COAST REP SUCCEEDS, BUT THE PLAY IS STILL TRYING The eagerness of youth; the decay of old age; cynicism in a world of injustice; literature; mortality; idealism; FDR; and timeless quot…

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Dance: CHASING MAGIC (Ayodele Casel world premiere, streaming from The Joyce in NYC) by Tony Frankel

SHE’S TAPPING OUR TROUBLES AWAY Tap superstar Ayodele Casel returns to The Joyce in NYC for a world premiere digital engagement that explores the joys of everyday life and the art of tap d…

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NY Theater: BLINDNESS (Donmar Warehouse at the Daryl Roth) by Eve Meadows

A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL Blindness, the Donmar Warehouse production of José Saramago’s dystopian novel written by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-T…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Theater: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR (Town Hall’s 2021 Series) by Gregory Bernard

A group of Suffragists’ fight for the 19th Amendment led them to build a meeting space to educate people on the important issues of the day. During its construction, the 19th Amendment was…

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Theater: JOHN CULLUM: AN ACCIDENTAL STAR (Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, Irish Rep) by Tony Frankel

HIS CAREER IS NO ACCIDENT John Cullum: An Accidental Star is an 80-minute intimate evening of stories and songs spanning Cullum’s illustrious career is told and sung by the 91-year-old tw…

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre