Monday, January 9, 2017

Spotlight On...Stuart Fail by Michael Block

Name: Stuart FailHometown: McHenry, IL.Education: MFA in Writing for Theatre, Film and Television from UCLA.Favorite Credits: As a director: Orphans, Hurlyburly, A Life in the Theatre, The A…

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Tennessee Williams: the quiet revolutionary | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

As Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire opens in the West End, we celebrate a writer with a strong social conscience who saw the human condition – especially his own – as faintl…

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Monday, January 2, 2017

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances and Ensembles in Plays in Professional Theaters in DC/MD/VA by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #9: Best Performances in Musicals in Professional Theaters in DC, MD, and VA Are: Gassan Abbas as in I Shall Not Hate at Mosaic Theater Company of DC. Li…

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Top 10 of 2016: US edition by Nicole Serratore

In 2016 I promised myself I would cut back on theater.  I saw 90 less shows in 2016 (180) than I did in 2015 (270).  <pats self on the back>Here are the 10 shows which made m…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

2016 Top Ten: Wendy Caster by Wendy Caster

Due to some health challenges, I only saw 42 shows in 2016--my lowest total in decades. Yet it was still difficult to carve my best list down to 10 entries.I remain in awe of the breadt…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at The National Ballet of Canada, Toronto by Nathan Richards

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” a ballet by John Neumeier will be staged by The National Ballet of Canada from June 3,2017 through June10, 2017, in Toronto.“A Streetcar Named Desire” is …

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

‘Fool for Love’ at Found 111, London by Amanda Avery

‘Fool for Love,’ a riveting play about love, loss and identity written by Sam Shepard and directed by Simon Evans will run through December 17, 2016, at Found 111, London.This Emily Dobb…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

"Plenty" Isn't Nearly Enough by Broadway & Me

Casting, they say, is half the job of putting on a successful play. In the case of Plenty, the revival of the David Hare drama that is running at The Public Theater through Dec. 1, the misca…

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Monday, October 17, 2016

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Richard Armitage, Amy Ryan & More in LOVE, LOVE LOVE by BroadwayWorld TV

Roundabout Theatre Company presentsMike Bartlett's King Charles III new play, Love, Love Love, directed byMichael Mayer. The cast includesRichard ArmitageThe Hobbit,Alex HurtCat on a Hot Tin…

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Mark Shenton’s week: Trains, planes and A Streetcar Named Desire by Mark Shenton

One of my top tips for aspiring critics is to make sure you are well rested going into the job. It doesn’t

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A Streetcar Named Desire by Arts Review

A timeless classic that thrusts us into a sensual world of desperation, violence and desire, La Boite Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at the Rou…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Adam Driver to Headline Tape for One Night Only on Broadway for Arts in the Armed Forces by Broadway.com

Stage and screen star Adam Driver will headline a benefit presentation of Stephen Belber’s Tape. The performance will take place on November 7 at Studio 54. Proceeds from the one-night…

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at Amy Ryan, Richard Armitage and More in LOVE, LOVE, LOVE by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mike Bartlett's King Charles III new play, Love, Love Love, directed by Michael Mayer. The cast includes Richard Armitage The Hobbit, Alex Hurt Cat on a H…

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize: Staged Readings of Six Pulitzer Prize-Winning Plays/Musicals Tonight Through Sunday at Olney Theatre Center by Nicole Hertvik

Happy Birthday, Pulitzer Prize! This weekend only, Olney Theatre Center and Maryland Humanities celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes with Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize: Sta…

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Odds & Ends: Disaster! Heads to London, GOT's Charlotte Hope Set for Buried Child & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Red Alert! Disaster! Heads to London This is not a drill! Disaster!, which had a short-lived run on Broadway earlier this …

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Five of the best... theatre shows this week by Lyn Gardner

Torn | A Tale Of Two Cities | O No! | A Streetcar Named Desire | In The HeightsThere’s more than a hint of Debbie Tucker Green about this incendiary family story and that’s no bad thing.…

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BURIED CHILD, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, Announces Final Casting, Including Charlotte Hope, of GAME OF THRONES by BroadwayWorld

Charlotte Hope Myranda in Game of Thrones, Allied, A United Kingdom, Jack Fortune King Lear, Route Irish, Sparkling Cyanide, Barnaby Kay A Streetcar Named Desire, The Real Thing, Wuthering H…

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Spotlight On...Kathleen Marsh by Michael Block

Name: Kathleen MarshHometown: My family and I lived all over the country but the closest thing to a home town would be South Windsor Connecticut where I went to high School.Education: I have…

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Photo Flash: Roundabout's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Begins Tonight Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company presentsMike Bartlett's King Charles III new play, Love, Love Love, directed by Michael Mayer. The cast includes Richard Armitage The Hobbit, Alex Hurt Cat on a Ho…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Odds & Ends: Adam Driver Eyes Broadway, Watch First Trailer of Merrily We Roll Along Doc & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Adam Driver Eyes Broadway Star Wars villain (if you don’t know that by now, where have you been?) Adam Driver could b…

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

A Streetcar Named Desire review – Maxine Peake stalks to the heart of Blanche DuBois by Susannah Clapp

Royal Exchange, ManchesterMaxine Peake’s creative partnership with the Royal Exchange hits another high in Tennessee Williams’s classicMaxine Peake and the Manchester Royal Exchange. The…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Roundabout's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon presentMike Bartlett's King Charles III new play, Love, Love Love, directed by Michael Mayer. The cast includes Richard Armitage The Hobbit, Alex Hurt Ca…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Theatre review: A Streetcar Named Desire | Donmar, London by Michael Billington

Donmar, LondonTennessee Williams's play is so inexhaustible that it is always worth seeing. With Rachel Weisz playing Blanche DuBois there is also no doubt this production will be a popular …

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Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire – in pictures by Guardian Staff

It is one of 2014's hottest tickets. Before A Streetcar Named Desire opens at the Young Vic tonight, take a look at Gillian Anderson's Blanche Dubois. Photographs by Tristram Kenton• From …

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Review: Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (Royal Exchange, Manchester)

Maxine Peake stars as the Southern belle in Tennessee Williams' play

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A Streetcar Named Desire review – Gillian Anderson gives stellar performance by Michael Billington

Young Vic, LondonAlthough this modern update of Tennessee Williams's play isn't always plausible, this is a powerful production'Anderson is utterly compelling' – Susannah Clapp's reviewAme…

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A Streetcar Named Desire review – a superb and tragic spectacle | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

Royal Exchange, ManchesterMaxine Peake excels as Blanche Dubois in a nightmarish production of the Tennessee Williams classicMaxine Peake is not automatic casting for the role of Blanche Dub…

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Photos: First look: Maxine Peake in A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams' classic play opens at the Royal Exchange in Manchester tonight

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A Streetcar Named Desire, National Theatre, London by Michael Billington

National Theatre, LondonYou can see Tennessee Williams's Blanche DuBois in one of two ways: as an embodiment of the poetic spirit destroyed by crude reality or as a southern snob tragically …

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Monday, September 12, 2016

‘Muriel’s Wedding,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Latest Aussie-Backed Moves in Stage Transfers by Patrick Pacheco

Those Aussies are at it again.  No sooner did Carmen Pavlovic, the CEO of Global Creatures, announce that the company had acquired the rights to “Moulin Rouge!”, Baz Luhrmann’s 20…

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Deep Blue Theater Collective by Shoshanna Green

A lost Blanche DuBois greets you at the door, as you make your way upstairs, live piano music plays loudly as the troupe of performers dances and lightly interacts with the audience, asking …

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