Thursday, March 19, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works Offering 25 Audio Recordings of Stage Plays for Educators by Olivia Clement

A View From the Bridge, Hamlet, Jane Eyre, and more are available for streaming on the Education platform.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Reading of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, Starring Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne, Postponed by Andrew Gans

The March 23 reading was scheduled to benefit The Acting Company.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne to Lead A View From the Bridge Reading

The pair will star in Arthur Miller's classic for the Acting Company.

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Bobby Cannavale & Rose Byrne to Lead Benefit Performance of A View From the Bridge in New York by Andy Lefkowitz

Life partners Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne, currently sharing the stage in Medea at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, will co-star again next month in a one-night staging of Arthur Miller's…

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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne Will Star in Reading of Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge by Andrew Gans

The March reading will benefit The Acting Company.

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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne to Reunite on Stage for a Benefit Reading of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

The Acting Company, (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) has announced a special one-night-only benefit read…

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West Side Story review – gritty Broadway revival is a bold blockbuster by Adrian Horton

Broadway Theatre, New York Ivo van Hove’s striking new take on the much-loved romantic musical brings sharpness and show-stopping choreography to the table It is nearly impossible to take …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A radically reworked West Side Story comes to Broadway: Review by Leah Greenblatt

How do you solve a problem like a remake? Play it too faithfully and you’re just doing karaoke, or community theater; stray too far and you risk losing the thread of the original text — …

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

How West Side Story Then and Now Uses Music, Dance and Politics to Portray 'An Anthology of America' by Diep Tran

The West Side Story revival is about to open on Broadway and it promises to be entirely different from the versions that have come before it. For one, the show is no longer set in 1957. It…

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Monday, February 17, 2020


(Alexis Soloski’s article appeared in the Guardian, 2/27; via the Drudge Report.) Ivo van Hove likes it in America. Broadway rarely warms to avant-garde Belgian directors, but it has embr…

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'The violence should be tangible' – Ivo van Hove on roughing up West Side Story by Alexis Soloski

Songs have been dropped, dance routines booted out and the street-fights look nasty. This is a West Side Story for the Trump era, says the avant-garde superstar director Ivo van Hove likes i…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Scarlett Johansson Is Also a Two-Time Broadway Actress by Diep Tran

Scarlett Johansson may have just been nominated for her first Academy Award (actually two), but did you know the Marriage Story star is also a Tony winner? To celebrate their Oscar nominatio…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Cynthia Erivo & More Stage Stars Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations are here for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best acting work in television and on film. A slew of stage stars fill out the list of nominees for the awar…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Cuts & Changes Revealed for Ivo van Hove's Broadway Revival of West Side Story by Andy Lefkowitz

Avant-garde director Ivo van Hove is gearing up to present main-stem audiences with a fresh take on the classic American musical West Side Story next month. The Tony winner whose triumph…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

The Rose Tattoo’s Emun Elliott on Dive Bar Beers with Marisa Tomei, Star Wars Secrets & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Emun Elliott is making his Broadway debut alongside Oscar winner Marisa Tomei as the effervescent Alvaro Mangiacavallo in The Rose Tattoo on Broadway. He makes Tomei’s character Serafina…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Spotlight On...Dani Franco by Michael Block

Name: Dani FrancoHometown: Raised in Colombia Born in VenezuelaEducation: Theater major degree In Casa del Teatro Nacional in Bogota/Colombia and acting for film and TV in New York conservat…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Celebrate 64 Years of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge With a Look Back at Ivo van Hove's 2015 Broadway Revival by Nathan Skethway

Mark Strong starred in van Hove's production of the Miller play, which originally premiered on Broadway September 29, 1955.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

A View from the Bridge review at York Theatre Royal, York – ‘solid but unremarkable’ by Catherine Love

As the lights come up, a crate is lowered from above, like a shipment being unloaded in the Brooklyn docks. Beneath the

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Starring Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming star-packed revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The new production, directed by two-time Tony winner Joe Mantello, will play t…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Starring Laurie Metcalf & Rupert Everett, to Play Broadway's Booth Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming star-packed revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? has found its Broadway home. The previously announced production, directed by two-time Tony winner Joe Mant…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Shining Is Being Adapted for the Stage by Simon Stephens & Ivo van Hove by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winners Simon Stephens and Ivo van Hove are at work on a stage adaptation of Stephen King's dark 1977 novel The Shining, according to Forbes. The play is expected to debut in London'…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Real-Life Husband & Wife Corey Stoll & Nadia Bowers to Co-Star in Macbeth at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage has announced theater veterans Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers as headliners of the company's upcoming staging of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Stoll and Bowers, who are m…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Full Casting Announced for Marisa Tomei-Led Revival of The Rose Tattoo by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Trip Cullman will direct the previously announced production, set to beg…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

A View from the Bridge by Arts Review

The first Arthur Miller piece State Theatre Company South Australia has brought to the stage in almost 10 years, Helpmann Award winner Kate Champion’s electric new version of A View from t…

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 8- Ivo Van Hove Picks Up Two Tonys For A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE by Alexa Criscitiello

Director Ivo Van Hove has become infamous in the theatre world for his dark and experimental productions. This year, he is once again nominated for his work on the news drama, Network, starr…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Laura Osnes Will Sing Out in Starring Role of Hallmark Channel Movie In the Key of Love by Andy Lefkowitz

Laura Osnes is sticking around on the small screen. The two-time Tony nominee, most recently seen as Shirley MacLaine on FX's Fosse/Verdon, has been cast in the central role of the new Hal…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Death of a Salesman, Young Vic review - new-minted revival of a masterpiece by Heather Neill

Arthur Miller's tragedy from an African-American viewpoint The Young Vic, a welcoming theatre with a culturally diverse audience, has been home to memorable Miller revivals before, notably I…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

With Annette Bening and Tracy Letts, All My Sons makes a harrowing return: EW review by Jessica Derschowitz

Eleven years can feel like a lifetime ago — especially in an era where the news cycle can make a week seem to last a month — but that’s how long it’s been since All My Sons last appe…

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Laurie Metcalf and Eddie Izzard to star in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re going to be heading over to George and Martha’s next year. Laurie Metcalf and Eddie Izzard will play the battling couple in a new revival of Edward Albee’s searing play Who’s A…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Brian d'Arcy James & Corey Stoll Cast in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of celebrated stage stars have been added to the cast of Tony Kushner and Steven Spielberg's upcoming West Side Story film remake. Three-time Tony nominee Brian d'Arcy James will pla…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

FROM DOWN UNDER: Melbourne Theatre Company’s A View from the Bridge by Simon Parris

Stripped raw and utterly lean, the new Melbourne Theatre Company production of A View from the Bridge thrives on the strength of its compelling characters and elegantly spare language, hurtl…

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