Monday, May 25, 2015

SLOW BURN by Sandy MacDonald

Annie Baker’s latest is yet another unassuming but brilliant exploration of the human condition.

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AN OLD TUNE by Matt Windman

Jane Lynch injects new life into Annie s summer run.

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‘Dave’ Musical Paves the Way for Warner Bros.’ Theater Push

It took a while, but at last it’s beginning to seem as if Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is everywhere. On Oct. 31, a closed-door reading of Warners’ developing musical version of “Dave…

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Hooves by Thom Dibdin

✭✭✭✭✩ Hidden talent: Echoes of times past creep into Hidden Door with Annie E Lord's entrancing piece of site-specific storytelling, Hooves.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

BWW TV: Darren Criss Welcomes Hundreds of Kids to a Broadway Stage at Shubert Foundation's Broadway Junior! by BroadwayWorld TV

The 10th Anniversary celebration of The Shubert FoundationMusic Theatre International arts education program, Broadway Junior, was held earlier this weekat Broadway's Imperial Theatre 249 W.…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

I Interview Playwrights Part 742: Kate Cortesi by Adam Szymkowicz

Kate Cortesi Hometown: Washington, D.C. Current Town:  Brooklyn, New York. Q:  Tell me about your Princess Grace winning play. A:  It’s called GREAT KILLS, after a li…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Review: ‘The Flick’ at Barrow Street Theatre by Matthew Wexler

There is a powerful character that you won’t see in The Flick—the script. Set in Worcester, Massachusetts, Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, three-person play (with a few brief app…

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'Our New Girl': For a stressed London family, is help at the door? by Chris Jones

In the early minutes of "Our New Girl," a tense domestic thriller from Britain that's now in its first Chicago production at Profiles Theatre, an Irish nanny named Annie arrives with her sui…

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Spotlight On...Alison Hixon by Michael Block

Name: Alison HixonHometown: Storm Lake, IAEducation: Stephens College BFASelect Credits: Lauren in Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker, Girl in Autobahn by Neil LaBute. Filmography: …

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Annie Baker’s Pulitzer winner ‘The Flick’ returns to NYC theatre by Elisabeth Vincentelli

She hasn’t had a Broadway show yet, but Annie Baker is the It playwright of the moment. Ever since her breakthrough show, 2009’s “Circle Mirror Transformation," Baker has steadily clim…

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Hot Shot! Hedwig Headliner Darren Criss Hosts Broadway Junior Mentorship Program Celebration by Lindsay Champion

Hedwig and the Angry Inch star and Glee favorite Darren Criss made dreams come true for 375 middle schoolers on May 18, when he hosted a celebration for the new Broadway Junior mentorship pr…

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Photo Flash: Annie Baker's Pulitzer Winner The Flick Reopens Off-Broadway

Sam Gold directs the four-character drama about the workers in a Massachusetts movie theater.

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Interviews: Catching Up With the Original Cast of Pulitzer Winner The Flick

Annie Baker's drama has changed the lives of these four actors — and lowered their tolerance for "lame-ass sh*t."

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Review Roundup: THE FLICK Returns Off-Broadway by Review Roundups

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama,The Flick, returns to Off-Broadway, directed once again bySam Goldand featuringAlex Hanna,Louisa Krause,Matthew Maher, andAaron Clifton Moten,…

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Review: The Flick

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama returns to New York with its original cast and creative team intact.

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Aisle View: Popcorn in the Aisles by Steven Suskin

Annie Baker, in The Flick, has drawn three disparate loners in dead-end menial jobs; engaged them in often aimless-seeming banter, as opposed to meaningful discussion; and keeps them at it f…

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‘The Flick’ & ‘What I Did Last Summer’ Get Second Chances – Review by Jeremy Gerard

Annie Baker’s The Flick won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama two years ago after an off-Broadway run at Playwrights Horizons, so it may seem too soon for a reappraisal. But few plays in my…

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Off Broadway Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner ‘The Flick’

Annie Baker’s excruciatingly funny 2013 play, “The Flick,” is back on the boards, none the worse for winning the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The funky Barrow Street Theater i…

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'The Flick': Theater Review by Frank Scheck

Annie Baker's acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the employees of a run-down Massachusetts movie theater returns in a commercial off-Broadway engagement with its original …

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Annie Baker's THE FLICK Opens Off-Broadway Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick, returns to Off-Broadway this month, directed once again by Sam Gold and featuring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher, and Aa…

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Pulitzer Winner The Flick Officially Opens Off-Broadway Tonight With Original Cast by Olivia Clement, Robert Viagas

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Flick, which premiered in 2013 to critical acclaim, officially opens Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre Ma…

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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Spotlight On...Annie Prichard by Michael Block

Name: Annie PrichardHometown: Ventura, CA. Living and working in Chicago.Education: MFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul.Select Credits: Another Bone (Redtwist Theatre) A Day in t…

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

“Tomorrow’s” At Hand: Bet’cher Bottom Dollar That The Segerstrom Center’s “Annie” Clears Away The Cobwebs And The Sorrow In Costa Mesa, by Leo Buck

  “Hey Hobo-man! Hey ‘Dapper-Dan’!”–you’ve both got your style but “The Segerstrom Center For The Arts” in Costa Mesa California has got “Annie”! The Tony Award…

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: May 16 by Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1946 "No you can't get a man with a gun," but when you're Ethel Merman you can sure try. She's the star of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II's producti…

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Original Annie Best Musical Tony Award Fetches $38K at Auction by Adam Hetrick

The 1977 Best Musical Tony Award for the Martin Charnin-Charles Strouse-Thomas Meehan hit Annie sold at auction May 13 for $38,697 according to Boston-based RR Auction.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Christine Ebersole, Mara Davi and Annie Funke Sing 'When Henry Takes a Princess' from EVER AFTER by

Christine Ebersole, Mara Davi and Annie Funke sing 'When Henry Takes a Princess' from EVER AFTER running at the Paper Mill Playhouse May 21-June 21.

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Playwright Annie Baker On Life After The Pulitzer

Playwright Annie Baker won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play “The Flick,” which this month makes its Off Broadway return in a commercial production backed by Scott Rudin. He…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Odds & Ends: Supergirl Lands Perfectly for Jeremy Jordan, Darren Criss Crashes Les Miz & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Supergirl Lands Perfectly for Jeremy Jordan & Laura Benanti Super news for Supergirl! According to The Hollywood Report…

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The Week Ahead: ‘The Flick,’ a Pulitzer Winner, Retakes the Stage by Charles Isherwood

Annie Baker’s play, which had a short, controversial run at Playwrights Horizons, is reopening at Barrow Street Theater.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Photo Flash: First Look at the New York Return of 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner The Flick

The original cast will return to star in Annie Baker's play.

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Photos! Pass the Popcorn & Get a First Look of Off-Broadway’s The Flick by

Click for photos of Annie Baker’s The Flick, starring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Michael Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten. The off-Broadway production opens May 19 at the Barrow Street Th…

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