Thursday, January 18, 2018

Review: Twilight, Los Angeles, 1992 at the Gate Theatre by Brendan Macdonald

Then and now: Ann Deavere Smith's verbatim piece uses the past to interrogate the present. The post Review: Twilight, Los Angeles, 1992 at the Gate Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018


New week, new round!  Thank you to all of you who voted last week in the Team The Band's Visit round.  And thank you for your questions and suggestions.Answers to FAQ's:N…

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Review: Ballyturk

Enda Walsh riffs on Waiting for Godot in his new play at St. Ann's Warehouse.

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Review: Ballyturk by Kathryn Kelly

I’m still not sure what to make of Ballyturk, Enda Walsh’s play currently making its American debut at St. Ann’s Warehouse. I’d also maintain, however, that while there is an often f…

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Read Reviews for Off-Broadway's Ballyturk by Olivia Clement

See what critics think of the American premiere of Enda Walsh’s new drama, now playing at St. Ann's Warehouse.

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Washington, D.C. 2018 Spring Preview by Keith Loria

From Ramin Karimloo and Ruthie Ann Miles at the Kennedy Center to new works by Tony winner Robert Schenkkan and Heather Raffo, here’s what to see in the Capitol city.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Ann McDonough Replaces Dana Ivey in Joshua Harmon’s Admissions by Olivia Clement

Rehearsals are now underway for the Lincoln Center Theater production of the new play by the Significant Other playwright.

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Ann McDonough Joins Cast of Joshua Harmon's New Play Admissions by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Ann McDonough has joined the company of Admissions, a new play by Joshua Harmon (Significant Other) slated to debut at Lincoln Center Theater's off-Broadway venue, the Mitz…

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Cuba Gooding Jr. to Bring Razzle Dazzle to London as Chicago's Billy Flynn by Andy Lefkowitz

All he cares about is love...and making his London stage debut! Oscar winner and Broadway alum Cuba Gooding Jr. will take the West End stage as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the retur…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Theater News: Ann McDonough Replaces Dana Ivey in Joshua Harmon's Admissions

Rehearsals are now underway for the Lincoln Center Theater production.

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Top Stage Shows in New York: The Killers; More “Hamilton” Tickets Released by Mark Beech

The latest batch of “Hamilton” tickets is about to be released for Broadway performances from August through to January next year. Given the show’s huge success, one can wonder why the…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Broadway Theater Review: Meteor Shower by Lauren Yarger

Keegan-Michael Key, Jeremy Shamos, Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti. Photo: Matthew MurphyMeteor ShowerBy Steve MartinDirected by Jerry ZaksBooth TheatreThrough Jan. 21By Lauren YargerJust throw r…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Enda Walsh’s Ballyturk Kicks Off American Premiere by Olivia Clement

Performances begin January 9 at St. Ann's Warehouse Off-Broadway.

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Cardinal Begins Previews Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Anna Chlumsky, Adam Pally, and Becky Ann Baker star in the new play by Greg Pierce at Second Stage.

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

This Week on Broadway for January 7, 2018: Jonathan Groff by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Jonathan Groff about his upcoming show “The Bobby Darin Story,” which is part of  92Y Lyrics & Lyricists ser…

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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Dethroning "Farinelli and the King" by Broadwayandme

Is Mark Rylance the greatest actor of our time? Over the course of a three-decade career, he's won three Tonys, two Oliviers and an Oscar. Last year, the Queen knighted him for his service t…

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Friday, January 5, 2018

In Memoriam: Ann Mainolfi by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

Ann Mainolfi passed away on December 31, 2017 at the age of 84.  Most notably, Mrs. Mainolfi was the President of the Vagabond Players for 15 years.  Besides directing and performing in ma…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Top Stage Shows to See in New York: Under the Radar, “Spamilton” by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance. “Junk” and “The Wolves” are coming to the end of their runs in the next few days. So is “Spamilton” – though of course its inspiration “Hamilton” l…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Theater News: Sweeney Todd Finds Its New Leads in Thom Sesma and Sally Ann Triplett

Hugh Panaro and Carolee Carmello will play their final performances.

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Thom Sesma, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Join Immersive Pie-Shop Sweeney Todd by Andy Lefkowitz

A new group of stars will attend the tale in off-Broadway's hit environmenal production of Sweeney Todd. Thom Sesma will take on the title role alongside Sally Ann Triplett as Mrs. Lovet…

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Thom Sesma and Sally Ann Triplett to Join Off-Broadway’s Immersive Sweeney Todd by Olivia Clement

The actors will succeed Hugh Panaro and Carolee Carmello in February.

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Thom Sesma & Sally Ann Triplett to Take Over the Pie Shop in Barrow Street Theatre's SWEENEY TODD by BroadwayWorld

Producers of the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which broke the Barrow Street Theatre sales house record for the week ending December 31st, an…

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Looking Ahead to 2018, Part II: The New Shows by JK

Yesterday, I talked about the shows I was looking forward to that are already established. Today, I'll go over the new shows I'm definitely getting to. And I'll end with a short list of not …

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Original Merrily We Roll Along Lead Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below January 3 by Robert Viagas

Ann Morrison returns to the New York City stage with My Furniture Set.

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What Solo of Ann Harada’s Drove Her Son Crazy? by Ruthie Fierberg

In this episode of Broadway Babies, Harada’s son reveals the warm-up that set him off and his favorite roles she’s played.

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Monday, January 1, 2018

JK's Best Theater Experiences of 2017 by JK

While I was away from theater blogging over the past couple of years, life took me in a slightly different direction.  Still, my love for live theater never left me - and 2017 was no ex…

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Friday, December 29, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Heather Frew by Zack Calhoon

Heather Frew (Stage Manager) is a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, She ended an 8-month run with The Grand Paradise by Third Rail Projects  as a Production Assistant last…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Caissie Levy, Spencer Day, and Ann Morrison Sing at Feinstein’s/54 Below December 28–January 4 by Robert Viagas

Check out all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate New York cabaret.

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Monday, December 25, 2017

Laird Mackintosh Steps into the Title Role in The Phantom of the Opera by Andy Lefkowitz

Longtime Mounsier André and Phantom cover Laird Mackintosh dons the mask of the title role in The Phantom of the Opera beginning on December 25. He is slated to play a …

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Week Schedule. Lost in 2017. Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

This seems the right day to feature Ann Harada, in the original cast of Avenue Q, as a character named Christmas Eve. Today, we look back at 2017, with the top New York theater stories of 2…

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