Monday, February 22, 2021

Paul Owen Built Thousands of Sets, and a Life in the Theatre by American Theatre Editors

We were lucky to know the scenic designer, but not as fortunate as he was to work so tirelessly and well at a job he loved for four decades.

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Friday, February 5, 2021

A LIFE IN THE THEATRE: Christopher Plummer, From Stratford to The Sound of Music to Barrymore by Mervyn Rothstein

In this 2012 profile, the late Christopher Plummer talks about his theatrical roots in Canada, his plays and movies, and his return to a favorite character—John Barrymore—on screen.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Ed Krieger: The photographer who chronicled Los Angeles theater by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs A life in the theatre is filled with photographs. We who act, direct, write, compose, design, produce or publicize theatre make use of countless of photographs, in a career …

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

A Hopefully Helpful List of Two-Handers by Broadwayandme

My pals at BroadwayRadio invited me to join them for this past Sunday’s “This Week on Broadway“ podcast. We talked about some of our all-time favorite plays (you can hear us by clicki…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Making Theatre As A Whole Person: Remembering Corey Fischer

by Rotimi Agbabiaka   The Bay Area lost a guiding light when Corey Fischer passed away on June 6 at the age of 75. A Los Angeles native, Fischer left behind a burgeoning Hollywood caree…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1075: Stephen Sachs by Adam Szymkowicz

Stephen SachsHometown: San FranciscoCurrent Town: Los AngelesQ: Tell me about Human Interest Story.A:  Like city traffic congestion, the homeless population in Los Angeles has grown to epic…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Richard Jordan: How dare the tabloids shame an actor for taking a job to make ends meet? by Richard Jordan

A life in the theatre teaches the art of survival. In a career often driven by highs and lows, where fortunes can

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Darren Criss Joins American Buffalo by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The forthcoming revival of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, already promising a starry cast with Academy Award-winner Sam Rockwell and Tony-winner Laurence Fishburne on the roster, just got…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

‘American Buffalo’ starring Laurence Fishburn and Sam Rockwell announces Broadway run by Caitlin Huston

A revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” starring Laurence Fishburn and Sam Rockwell will come to Broadway this spring.  Directed by Neil Pepe, who has previously directed Mamet…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Hal Prince, Broadway, and musicals by Jeffrey Sweet

A life in the theatre The post Hal Prince, Broadway, and musicals appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

“You’ll Be Swell, You’ll Be Great” by Mo Brady

by Eric Ulloa “So, Mr. Goldstone is married to Uncle Jocko?” My fellow farm boy, older and wiser by five years, turned to me laughing and said, “Gays can’t get married. They’re par…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

She trains others for the spotlight. Now Deb Gottesman finds her own in Keegan’s comedy Ripcord. by Keith Loria

As co-founder and co-executive director of The Theatre Lab, Deb Gottesman is a well known and respected director and teacher, preparing up-and-coming actors for a life in the theatre. Now, a…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Megan Monaghan Rivas by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Louis Stein) Megan Monaghan Rivas is a dramaturg, director, and playwright based in Pittsburgh, PA. She has been honored by the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LM…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Mental Health and Working in Theatre: a Roundtable Discussion by Victoria Myers

A life in the theatre has unique challenges for people dealing with mental health conditions including instability, rejection, lack of financial resources, intense emotion, and more. We gath…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Do you really think a life in the theatre means making a living? Think again. by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs Eight words. A statement declared in eight simple words jumped out at me in a feature story on playwright Tony Kushner in today’s New York Times. The eight words were …

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Livestreaming Conversation: Vivir de Teatro en Nuevo León (Making a Life in the Theatre of Nuevo León) in Monterrey, Mexico—Wednesday 6 December 2 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Mariela López, a World Theatre Map Ambassador, presents the conversation Vivir de Teatro en Nuevo León ( Making a Life in the Theatre of Nuevo León ) livestreaming on the…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Emily Jackson by Zack Calhoon

Emily Jackson is an artist and administrator whose focus is on theatrical collaboration, vitality, and impact. She is the Acting Artistic Director for Sanguine Theatre Company in New York Ci…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

What Sam Shepard Actually Wanted to Be When He Grew Up by Harry Haun

The Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Buried Child nearly bypassed a life in the theatre.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott Lead A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Benefit for HB Studio by BroadwayWorld

HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice, will present an exclusive HB alumni benefit reading of A Life In The Theatre by DAVID MAMET, featur…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Jayne Houdyshell by Gregory Bossler

Building a life in the theatre The post Jayne Houdyshell appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott to Lead A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Benefit for HB Studio by BroadwayWorld

HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice, will present an exclusive HB alumni benefit reading of A Life In The Theatre by DAVID MAMET, featur…

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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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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Jon Kovach by Zack Calhoon

Jon Kovach-After graduating from Miami University with a BA in theatre ('11), Jon achieved resident artistic positions with Untethered Theatre Co. ('12-'13), Playhouse in the Park (’13-’…

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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Pearl Cleage: Making a Life in the Theatre by HowlRound

By Morgan Mims, Pearl Cleage. Playwright Pearl Cleage discusses growing up in a politically active family, the challenges faced by actors and directors of color, and the need for truth in th…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 845: Charles Morey by Adam Szymkowicz

Charles MoreyHometown: Well, that’s modestly complicated. I’m never quite sure what the answer should be. Born in Oakland, CA., lived in the San Francisco Bay area in a variety of comm…

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Tonight at Loew’s Jersey: Two Theatrical Film Classics by Trav S.D.

Tonight at the Loew’s Jersey cinema palace, a double header of classic movies that demonstrate the thesis that, as Lou Reed put it, “A life in the theatre is certainly fraught wi…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Interview: Hannah Corneau on Starring in “Evita”, Working with Barry Manilow, and Her A Capella Group’s Hit Tribute to “Hamilton” by Courtney Marie

New York native Hannah Corneau is preparing to take on the role of one of history’s most intriguing women — the fearless, stunning and tactical Eva Peron — as she brings her on…

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Friday, March 11, 2016

It's Official! Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Will Headline No Man's Land in the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The rumors were true and the X-Men are joining forces once more in the West End! Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will headline Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land in London, reprising…

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

2015 TCG Gala Celebrates a Life in the Theatre by American Theatre Editors

TCG celebrates Brian Dennehy and American Theatre magazine with an evening of celebrations and performances.

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Monday, November 2, 2015

Joshua Jackson, Mahershala Ali & More Set for Lydia R. Diamond's Smart People Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

This off-Broadway show is getting more intriguing by the second. Stellar names Joshua Jackson, Mahershala Ali, Anne Son and Tessa Thompson have been tapped for Lydia R. Diamond's Smart P…

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Victoria Clark and More Slated for Actors' Equity PASS IT ON Panel Next Week by BroadwayWorld

The Actors' Equity Association presents'PASS IT ON Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre', moderated by Ira Mont and featuringVictoria Clark, Mercedes Ellington, Dana Ivey and Je…

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