Thursday, July 11, 2019

VIDEO: Matthew Morrison, Angelica Ross Go Back to The 80s in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: 1984

Ryan Murphy took to Instagram to share the official American Horror Story: 1984 cast announcement, which features stars Matthew Morrison, Emma Roberts, and Pose star Angelica Ross.

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Matthew Morrison, Angelica Ross, More Rock '80s Looks in American Horror Story: 1984 Teaser by Dan Meyer

The newest installation of the Ryan Murphy anthology series will also include Emma Roberts, Gus Kenworthy, Billie Lourd, and Leslie Grossman.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Facetime Interview: Rita Rudner: "Two's A Crowd" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

Live from New York City, I interview "Lady Ha-Ha" herself, comedian Rita Rudner, about her new ORIGINAL Off-Broadway Musical Comedy Two's A Crowd. From taking risks to room service, Rita &am…

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Get up and Go-Go to Kokandy’s Head Over Heels by Catey Sullivan

A binary-busting love story weds a 16th-century romance and the music of the Go-Go’s. When the Go-Go's debuted the irresistibly catchy titular song in 1984, MT…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The Neverending Story wows kids and adults alike by Tanya Enberg - Special To The Star

Childhoods overlap when mother and son experience The Stratford Festival’s production of the 1984 movie.

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Visuals take The Neverending Story from screen to stage by Tanya Enberg - Special To The Star

Lighting, puppetry and funny moments differentiate The Stratford Festival’s production from the 1984 movie.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Andy Warhol’s Portraits Of Prince Don’t Violate Copyright, Rules Federal Court by Artsjournal1

“A 2017 lawsuit by photographer Lynn Goldsmith against the Andy Warhol Foundation has come to a close, as a federal judge in New York ruled yesterday that Warhol’s 1984 Prince Series wor…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Stepping Out review at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough – ‘joyful revival’ by Wendy Pratt

Richard Harris’ popular and frequently revived play about the world of amateur dance was written in 1984 and is set firmly in

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Michael Armitage: The Promised Land by Arts Review

Showcasing new and recent paintings that merge the traditions of European painting with the subjects and materials of East Africa to reconsider cultural traditions and stereotypes, the Muse…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Neil Diamond Musical, Written by Bohemian Rhapsody Screenwriter, Bound for Broadway by

Good times never seemed so good! A Neil Diamond bio-musical is heading to Broadway. The new musical will chronicle his journey from born and raised Brooklyn kid to music showman. Directe…

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The Overlooked Work Of Ernie Barnes, The Athlete Turned Celebrity Artist by Artsjournal2

Barnes, a U.S. football player turned artist who did such things as “creating album covers for Marvin Gaye, receiving a commissioned by Kanye West and being named the official artist of th…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Review: Stepping Out, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough by Hannah Hobson

Review: Stepping Out, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough4.0starsRichard Harris’ Stepping Out, initially staged in 1984 and adapted for screen in 1991, may be a familiar story to many of t…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Notes on Lillian Hellman by Trav S.D.

Like many of my other posts on major American playwrights (most recently Tennessee Williams), this is adapted from my personal notebooks. I don’t deal much with biography here. It’s most…

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‘An inexhaustible fascination in the minutiae of life’: FLUX – Touring by Michael Davis

Theatre company Smoking Apples has since its inception used puppets and physical theatre to create imaginative labours of love. In Flux, we meet Kate, a 30-something physicist in 1984, worki…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Viola Davis, Colman Domingo, The Prom's Michael Potts Set for Film Adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry cast has been assembled for a screen adaptation of August Wilson's iconic play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. The motion picture will be directed by Tony winner George C. Wolfe and adapt…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Will Transfer to London by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed 2017 Broadway production, Sarna Lapine's new staging of Sunday in the Park with George has scheduled a move to London's Savoy Theatre next spring. Jake Gyllenhaa…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Legendary Puppeteer Bill Diamond Helps Bring ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to Life at Workhouse Arts Center by David Siegel

The Workhouse Arts Center has someone special working closely with its upcoming production of that fan favorite, Little Shop of Horrors–Emmy Award-winning puppet fabricator and performer B…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Summer of ’63: Hartford Stage’s ‘The Flamingo Kid’ by Matthew Wexler

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of 'The Flamingo Kid,' a new musical based on the 1984 film and directed by Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak. The post The Summer of ’63: Hartfor…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Review: ‘The Flamingo Kid,’ a Musical Not Yet in Flight by Jesse Green

There’s plenty to enjoy in this adaptation of a 1984 movie set at a Long Island beach club. But plenty to fix, as well.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

WATCH: How Anna Wintour’s Tonys Party Led to Beanie Feldstein’s Role in Booksmart by Dan Meyer

The Hello, Dolly! alum met director Olivia Wilde, who was starring across the street in 1984 at the time.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Richard Deacon: A Flappable Foil by Trav S.D.

Bald-pated, bespectacled character actor Richard Deacon (1921-1984) was one of the great comic foils of all time, and one of the first to spring entirely from the television era. For over a …

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Monday, May 13, 2019

The Archbishop’s Ceiling by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

As president of International PEN, the worldwide association of writers, from 1966 – 1969, playwright Arthur Miller moved about Eastern Europe freely and witnessed a great many troubling e…

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Review: ‘Pride & Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical’ at The National Theatre by William Powell

Spectacular. Amazing. Unforgettable. Pride & Joy is a musical that tells the little known love story of Anna Gordy Gaye (January 28, 1922 – January 31, 2014) and the legendary and icon…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

When Russ Abbot made his West End debut – 35 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

May 10, 1984: Comedian Russ Abbot, then at the peak of his popularity thanks to his primetime television show Russ Abbot’s Madhouse

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

See Hayley Atwell and Tom Burke in Rosmersholm in the West End by Nathan Skethway

1984 playwright Duncan Macmillan's new adaptation of the Ibsen play opened May 2.

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Read Reviews for West End Rosmersholm by Olivia Clement

1984 playwright Duncan Macmillan penned the new adaptation of the Ibsen play.

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Cirque de Soleil by Barry Gordin

Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia Predicts Breathtaking Color, Characters, Acrobats, and Lots of Rain – All Under the Big Top By: Ellis Nassour May 8, 2019: Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia: A …

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The Hired Man review at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch – ‘an uneven revival’ by Dave Fargnoli

Periodically revived since its 1984 premiere, Melvyn Bragg’s bittersweet, bucolic drama about the tenacity of the working poor is a stirring but

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Sea Wall/A Life Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge by

Tickets are now on sale for Sea Wall/A Life, a pair of monologues about grief, set to arrive at Broadway's Hudson Theatre this summer. Carrie Cracknell will repeat her work as director from…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Celebrate 35 Years of Sunday in the Park With George With Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters by Hannah Vine

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical opened at the Booth Theatre May 2, 1984.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

From the Archives: Look Back at the 1984 Broadway Revival of Oliver! Starring Patti LuPone and Ron Moody by Adam Hetrick

The short-lived revival opened April 29, 1984, at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.

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