Thursday, July 20, 2017

Inside The Scariest Show On Broadway

Olivia Wilde, Tom Sturridge, and the cast of 1984. Julieta Cervantes Most of the time, audience members leaving a play in the middle is a sign of failure. But the cast and creative te…

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Photo Flash: Broadway's 1984 Gifts Fans With Copies of George Orwell's Novel

Penguin Random House supplied copies of the novel in celebration of both the book's and the play's success.

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Photo Flash: 1984 Audience Strikes a Pose for Big Brother by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of the headline-grabbing Broadway stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel1984, as well as the novel's resurgence at the top of the best-seller lists,Penguin Random…

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Olivia Wilde Says She's "Honored" Jennifer Lawrence Vomited During Broadway's '1984'

"As long as I have a play, Jennifer Lawrence has a place to puke."read more

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence Has a Sickening Reaction to 1984 by BroadwayWorld

Intensity ensues every night at the Hudson Theatre, wherethe new stage adaptation ofGeorge Orwell's dystopian novel,1984, is currently running. The play, which contains various graphic and d…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Orwell’s Prescient Novel Is Prime Virtue Of Outre’s 1984 by Bill Hirschman

The prescient genius of George Orwell is the blinding virtue in Outré Theatre Company’s earnestly delivered but sluggish production of the painfully relevant 1984. It remains jaw-dropping…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Broadway Grosses: J.T. Rogers' Tony Winner Oslo Soars in Its Final Week on Broadway by

J.T. Rogers' acclaimed new play Oslo went out on top in the last week of its limited engagement at Broadway's Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The 2017 Tony winner for Best Pl…

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Revival of Yiddish Amerike—The Golden Land Extends Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The 1984 musical about the Jewish American immigrant experience will play an additional 2 weeks.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Trump Lear by Joel Benjamin

"Trump Lear" turns out to be a gem, a brilliant gem with many facets that shine an intensely comic light on Trump. It’s a brutally honest x-ray as only a comedy can be, a sardonic, scary, …

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Friday, July 14, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: “It’s What We Do”: A Play about the Occupation by Guest Author

Nazi Germany, South African apartheid, any city USA circa Black Lives Matter, pre-civil rights era America, Batista regime in Cuba, Cochabamba in Bolivia, Syrian uprising, 1984, even Jews in…

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“It’s What We Do”: A Play about the Occupation (Capital Fringe review) by Kelly Whealan George

Nazi Germany, South African apartheid, any city USA circa Black Lives Matter, pre-civil rights era America, Batista regime in Cuba, Cochabamba in Bolivia, Syrian uprising, 1984, even Jews in…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

1984 by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Icke and MacMillan’s version is tricked up with much multimedia, sound and lights, and disorientation. Faithful to the book, it claims to be the first adaptation to include Orwell’s appe…

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Review: ‘1984’—More Distasteful Than Intense by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, July 13, 2017 Broadway productions don’t come timelier than 1984. Or, at least, that’s what the creators are hoping you will think. And, to …

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‘Footloose’ at Peacock Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Footloose,” a musical based on the 1984 film of the same name will be staged at Peacock Theatre, London in September.The plot centers on Ren McCormack, an ordinary city teenager who is …

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

"1984" Isn't as Scary as It Should Be by Broadwayandme

The producers of 1984 are marketing their show as though it were a horror movie. They've put out a warning that children under 13 will not be admitted (click here to read about that). And th…

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1984 – Enter at Your Own Peril by Sandi Durell

    by Carol Rocamora   Caution: Enter At Your Own Peril….   That’s the sign they should place on the marquee of the Hudson Theatre. Those of you already traumatized …

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'How does the internet feel?' Chloe Lamford's astounding stage designs - in pictures by David Jays

Hacktivists in ball pools, teenagers riding unicorns and a world powered by actors on bikes … Chloe Lamford’s playful sets take audiences by surprise. She explains how she creates them…

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‘Antonio Gaudi’ at Barbican Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

The 1984 Japanese documentary film ‘Antonio Gaudi’ will be screened at Barbican Centre in London on July 12, 2017.The film is directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara and casts Isidro Puig Boada,…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

BWW TV: Michael Moore Takes Aim in Rehearsal for THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER by Tv - Press Previews

Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, and political icon Michael Moore begins rehearsals today for his thought-provoking and controversial Broadway debut in The Terms of My S…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Dear Evan Hansen Reports Highest Gross Ever for Broadway Venue Under 1000 Seats by

Broadway's 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical reached a new pair of milestones in the past week. Dear Evan Hansen, packing in crowds at the Music Box Theatre since its Broadway debut in…

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Save on Tickets to See Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde And Reed Birney Star in '1984' on Broadway by Contests - Broadway

One of the most widely referenced and best known fiction titles of all time, 1984 has sold over 30 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 65 languages. Now, Robert I…

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1984: Or, well … by Peter Filichia

Frankly, it isn’t that scary. And I’m the kind of guy who shuts his eyes tight whenever I’m subjected to...Continue Reading The post 1984: Or, well … appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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‘The Art of Tatum’ at 92nd Street Y, New York by Blouin Artinfo

92nd Street Y, New York presents “The Art of Tatum,” a music concert on July 26, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.The concert is a tribute to Arthur (aka Art) Tatum (1909-1956), the American jazz pianis…

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Review: ‘1984’ at the Hudson Theatre by Richard Seff

One of the most fascinating items on the Broadway scene is the current production of a British import, 1984. Co-adapted from the 1949 novel of George Orwell by Duncan Macmillan and Robert Ic…

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Friday, July 7, 2017

VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Talks Telling 'Intense Story' in Broadway's '1984' by TV News Desk

Olivia Wilde stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, to discuss her hit Broadway play '1984' 'We're kind of just doing everything necessary to tell the story right,' explains the…

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DVR Alert: Olivia Wilde Talks '1984'; Bernadette Peters Talks 'Broadway Barks' on LIVE Today by TV News Desk

Today, July 7th, Olivia Wilde will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to discuss the Broadway play '1984.' Also on tap for the show, legendary star of stage and screen, Bernadette Peters will …

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

1984 - an extraordinary, frightening, theatrical and thought provoking production by Oscar E. Moore

“Pain compels truth.” So if you experience a little discomfort watching this production perhaps that’s a good thing

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1984 – Back to the future by Oscar E Moore

When does two plus two not equal four?  When you are being subjected to torture till submission.  That is the horrific answer that George Orwell proposed with his ground breaking 1949 nove…

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Turandot review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘a solid revival’ by George Hall

Andrei Serban’s production of Puccini’s Chinese fable Turandot has been a staple of the Royal Opera repertoire since 1984 and continues to

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

More Equal: Botanicum Brings Orwell’s Fable from Stable to Stage by Ed Rampell

By Ed Rampell Still Relevant After All These Years Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum’s (WGTB) current production of Animal Farm is based on George Orwell’s famed 1945 Novella. Sir P…

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