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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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Interviews: 5 minutes with: Ben Batt - 'If I hadn't broken my leg, I may not have become an actor'

We chat to the Shameless actor who will be playing Stanley in Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Maxine Peake at Royal Exchange, Manchester

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Maxine Peake interview: 'Sometimes the darker the work, the more fun you can have' by Veronica Lee, Veronica Lee

Maxine Peake has starred as Martha Costello QC in Silk on BBC1, followed by two series of Grace Middleton in period drama The Village. Now she is playing Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Williams…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

'I want magic': Maxine Peake performs as Streetcar's Blanche DuBois – video by Guardian Staff

Maxine Peake returns to the Royal Exchange in Manchester this month as Blanche in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Sarah Frankcom. In this exclusive video, designe…

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

Gillian Anderson on therapy, rebellion and 'being weird' by Simon Hattenstone

She found fame in The X-Files but is most proud of her roles in The Fall and A Streetcar Named Desire. She talks about turning from an obnoxious teenage punk into a control freak – and why…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Same RIver Twice: Art Times Essay by Wendy Caster

My latest Art Times essay is up:The Greek philosopher Heraclitus believed that you can never step into the same river twice because the water is ever-flowing—and also you have ch…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Roundabout's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic Director will soon presentMike Bartlett's King Charles III new play, Love, Love Love, directed byMichael Mayer. The cast includesRichard Armi…

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Spotlight On...Eric Cotti by Michael Block

Name: Eric CottiHometown: Hanford, CAEducation: B.S. in Business Administration: Marketing and a Minor in Theater Arts from Cal Poly, San Luis ObispoSelect Credits: Stanley Stubbers in One M…

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Los Angeles Stages Hit with Trio of Lesser-Known Tennessee Williams Shows by Maureen Lee Lenker

by MAUREEN LEE LENKER Williams could arguably be dubbed an American Shakespeare — a playwright who, in capturing a singular vision of the mid-twentieth century American South, also con…

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Spotlight On...Jon Spano by Michael Block

Name: Jon Spano Hometown: Ravenna, OH Education: NYUFavorite Credits: As dancer, tours of West Side Story and HAIR! As actor, the indie’s Le Fleur de Vie and Picking Up The Pieces. As play…

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tennessee Williams’ Lovely Sunday For Creve Coeur Casting by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The rarely performed Tennessee Williams’ play A Lovely Sunday for Creve Couer is to open the Autumn Season at The Print Room at The Coronet. One of the greatest America…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Full casting announced for Royal Exchange’s A Streetcar Named Desire by Georgia Snow

Ben Batt is to star alongside Maxine Peake in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Royal Exchange. Batt, whose credits include Making

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Theatre News: Full casting announced for A Streetcar Named Desire

Ben Batt and Sharon Duncan-Brewster join the previously announced Maxine Peake

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Richard Armitage, Amy Ryan & More Set for Mike Bartlett's Love, Love, Love Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Stage and screen alums Richard Armitage, Amy Ryan and Alex Hurt will star in the off-Broadway premiere of Love, Love, Love. The play, written by King Charles III’s Mike Bartlett and di…

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