Friday, June 24, 2022

Chains by Wendy Caster

In Elizabeth Baker's play Chains, currently in a strong production at the admirable Mint Theatre Company, Charley recognizes that he has much to be grateful for. He loves his wife Lily. He …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:48AM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe’s Every Brilliant Thing by Wendy Rosenfield

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s participatory production of Every Brilliant Thing has a message we need, from Center Valley all the way to Capitol Hill. Wendy Rosenfield reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:24AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Lena Horné by Zack Calhoon

Lena Horné is a diva extraordinaire based in Brooklyn, NY. A host, a singer, and all-around entertainer, she is thrilled to be debuting her solo cabaret “Come What May” as part of the Q…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:24PM
Thursday, June 2, 2022


During the height of my teenage theatergoing years, which occurred between 1969 and 1973, I was never happier than when I would pore over the New York Times’ ABC’s Directory in order to …

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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Murder on the Orient Express review – a first-class ride all the way by Mark Lawson

Chichester Festival theatreHenry Goodman gives us every inch of Hercule Poirot’s dandiness and comedy in this exemplary adaptation of Christie’s ingenious murder mystery, but also gets e…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:37PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

A Soldier's Play | Dec. 13, 2022 - Jan. 8, 2023 by The Kennedy Center This 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning thriller has rocketed back into the spotlight, thanks to this 2020…

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

Screenwriter Abi Morgan: ‘I am absolutely the same, but profoundly changed’ by Rachel Cooke

The acclaimed creator of The Split and The Iron Lady has endured three gruelling years of loss and illness. Now she’s written it all up, and it reads like a thriller The screenwriter Abi M…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:03PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Russell Kane: ‘A bad gig? The great dane that came up on to the stage’ by Interview By Liam Pape

The standup on courgette puns, comedy audiences and why John Kennedy Toole is his comedy hero What did you spend lockdown doing? I leaped straight into creating standup video rants which I c…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03AM
Sunday, April 24, 2022

The Corn Is Green review – an inspirational heart-warmer in praise of grammar school education by Arifa Akbar

National Theatre, LondonEmlyn Williams’ 1938 play is a kind of Billy Elliot of the Valleys: the old-fashioned but hugely entertaining and affecting story of a Welsh miner’s son who escap…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:33AM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

One Loving Couple Surviving 1,000 Years of Dramatic History - James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff on starring in 'The Skin of Our Teeth' by Regina Robbins

James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff on starring in Lincoln Center Theater's epic mounting of The Skin of Our Teeth --- Things don't look good for the human race. Multiple crises threaten …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

One Loving Couple Surviving 5,000 Years of Dramatic History - James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff on starring in 'The Skin of Our Teeth' by Regina Robbins

James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff on starring in Lincoln Center Theater's epic mounting of The Skin of Our Teeth --- Things don't look good for the human race. Multiple crises threaten …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

Episode #67: Mauricio Martínez 🕺🏻 – English by Automatic Episode Import

All the way from Mexico, Mauricio Martínez is a Broadway performer that moved through the stages like a rising star. ⭐️ In this episode, he retells his whole story, from the Mexican sta…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

‘I grabbed two rings, took my mother, daughter and the cat’: the playwright who fled Kyiv by Natal’ya Vorozhbit

How does it feel to be bombed out of your home town? The author of Bad Roads writes about her desperate departure from Kyiv after Russia’s invasion What should I have taken but didn’t? I…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:36AM
Friday, March 18, 2022

Exciting & Inexpensive Theatre: 13 Shows to See Off-Off Broadway in March - Catch Keith David as Frederick Douglass, a drag parody of 'The Bad See by Andrew Block

Catch Tony nominee Keith David as Frederick Douglass, a drag parody of The Bad Seed, a new production from The Civilians and more --- Adventurous audiences know that some of the biggest thea…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘A Delightful Quarantine’ at Reston Community Players by Mary Ann Johnson

  Mark Dunn’s “A Delightful Quarantine” is, at its heart, a totally demented and compressed “Our Town.” This play is a mad-cap romp of what could happen in a quarantine—at least…

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

Everything you wanted to know about getting produced. by Ken Davenport

The idea of getting your show all the way from... The post Everything you wanted to know about getting produced. first appeared on Ken Davenport.

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ announces full cast for Broadway run by Broadway News

Lincoln Center Theater’s revival of “The Skin of Our Teeth” will play its first preview on April 1, one day later than previously scheduled. The Thornton Wilder play will feature a lar…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:11PM
Monday, February 14, 2022

“A CLASS ACT” ALL THE WAY by Sandi Durell

By Ron Fassler . . . The mission statement of the J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company states their intention to bring back three lesser known Broadway musicals a season with minimal design …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:48PM
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Theater Review:  ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ at the National Theatre had you humming all the way home by Carolyn Kelemen

    They say you judge a musical by the humming of show tunes as you leave the theater. Those of a certain age were not only humming…they were singing the lyrics to the familiar songs in…

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

In 'Skeleton Crew,' it's Hard to Be the Boss and Have a Heart - Brandon J. Dirden on starring in Dominique Morisseau's potent drama by Gerard Raymond

Brandon J. Dirden on starring in Dominique Morisseau's potent drama In Manhattan Theatre Club's powerful new production of Dominque Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, Brandon J. Dirden plays Reggie,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

REVIEW: Jagged Little Pill (Re-visit) by JK

Review of the Sunday, December 12, 2021 matinee performance at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. Starring Heidi Blickenstaff, Morgan Dudley, Kathryn Gallagher, Derek Klena, Sean Allan…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Kal Penn's Book Contains an Epic Prank by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James congratulates Kal Penn on his new memoir "You Can't Be Serious" which includes many tales from his life and a next-level prank his parents didn't let him take all the way. And Kristin …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:35AM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Odds & Ends: Patti LuPone & More Join The School For Good and Evil by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Patti LuPone Boards The School For Good and Evil Does anybody still wear a hat, and if so, which one will Company's Patti L…

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Friday, October 22, 2021

I Interview Devisers: Mariah Freda by Adam Szymkowicz

Photo Credit: Tiffany McCulloughMariah FredaCompany: The Anthropologists Role: Lead Deviser/PerformerHometown: Sea Isle City, New Jersey (That’s all the way at the bottom. Yes, below Atlan…

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Review: New circus show ‘Dear San Francisco’ is love letter to city and the human body by Lily Janiak

When performers land, with a boom or a plop, the reverberation sometimes ripples all the way to your seat.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 01:38PM
Monday, October 11, 2021

10 of the Most Helpful Books That Will Make You a Better Theatre Teacher by Performerstuff

10 of the Most Helpful Books That Will Make You a Better Theatre Teacher Written by Tiffany Wilkie October 11, 2021 Looking for books for your theatre classroom that are guaranteed to m…

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Dave Chappelle: The Closer review – aggressive gags and feeble protests by Brian Logan

NetflixRather than explore the blind spots within modern gender and racial thinking, the comedian’s latest special triples down on the phobia ‘I’m going all the way,” is Dave Chappel…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:03AM
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Tony Nominee Lenka Peterson Dies at the Age of 95 by Lindsey Sullivan

Lenka Peterson, who received a 1985 Tony nomination for her performance in Quilters, has died at the age of 95. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she passed away in her sleep on September…

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Monday, October 4, 2021

Chanté Adams, Brandon J. Dirden & Adesola Osakalumi Join Phylicia Rashad in Skeleton Crew on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew has announced additional casting. The play, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, will feature Chanté Adams, Brandon J. Dirden an…

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Monday, September 27, 2021

Joe Penhall on Roger Michell: ‘His work blazed with a black wit and buoyant humanity’ by Joe Penhall

The playwright pays tribute to the director’s complex mind, sophistication and clairvoyant sense of what would work Michael Billington: ‘Michell brought the unexpected out of actors’ T…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:32AM
Friday, September 24, 2021

Ben Platt Talks About the Broadway Props He Uses in the DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Ben chats more about his favorite day on set, working with his amazing new co-stars, and so much more! Ben Platt is waving thr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:12PM

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