Thursday, January 19, 2017

Review: ‘John’ at Arden Theatre Company by Deb Miller

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker is unsurpassed in her modern-day observations on the human condition and how we respond to it: the afflictions that impact us; the troubled rela…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Stage Stars Perform Hillary Clinton's Speeches on Film on Inauguration Day by Stage Tube

A selection of the brightest stars of classical music and Broadway will participate in a filmed concert performance of two of Hillary Clinton's watershed speeches, both of which have been se…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Legendary Broadway Photographer Martha Swope Is Dead at 88 by Lindsey Sullivan

Martha Swope is dead at the age of 88, The New York Times reports. Her photos captured decades worth of Broadway history. Swope's longtime friend Jeanne Fuchs told The Times she had been…

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Theater News: Arden Theatre Company Set to Begin Performances of John

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker's play starts its run tonight.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

From ANNIE GET YOUR GUN to HOLIDAY INN - Brush Up on Your Berlin! by Stage Tube

Berlin is back and better than ever This Saturday, January 14 at 8pm ET BroadwayHD will live stream HOLIDAY INN, The New Irving Berlin Musical, bringing the magic of Studio 54 to your living…

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Andrea McArdle Joins Annie Reunion at BroadwayCon by Adam Hetrick

The show’s original star joins Martin Charnin, Thomas Meehan, and Charles Strouse to discuss the creation of the Tony Award-winning musical.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

For Annie by Darryl Reilly

Playwright Beth Hyland’s very effective conceit is that we’re watching the dress rehearsal of Annie Lambert’s memorial celebration in an auditorium of the State University of New York …

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Skylar Fox by Zack Calhoon

SKYLAR FOX is a playwright, director, and actor based in Brooklyn. Recent writing credits include Heist Play (Brown University Mainstage), Thank You Sorry (Ars Nova), The Frito-Lay Proj…

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Lily Kind on Annie Wilson’s “At Home with Humorless Bastard” by Lily Kind

What a fucking metaphor you guys.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Great Comet's Denee Benton on Josh Groban's Nerves, Singing Usher Before Every Show & More by

Age: 24 Hometown: Orlando, Florida Current Role: Denée Benton plays Natasha, a naive ingénue navigating love and lust in aristocratic Russia while her fiancé is a…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Off Broadway Spring 2017 Guide by New York Theater

The Spring 2017 season Off-Broadway offers new plays by Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, David Mamet, Sarah Ruhl; a new one-man show by John Leguizamo, “Latin History for Morons…

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Beth Hyland’s For Annie to Resume Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The inaugural play from the female-driven company The Hearth weaves Greek chorus, pop music, dance, and “a lot of glitter.”

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Annie Golden and Caroline Bowman Will Sing From Guffman to Spinal Tap in Concert by Michael Gioia

An evening celebrating the films of Christopher Guest will be held at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Monday, January 2, 2017

Hall of Hams #111: Florence Lawrence, “The Biograph Girl” by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Florence Lawrence (Florence Annie Bridgwood, 1890-1938). Today she is best remembered as “The First Movie Star”, both because of her success as “Th…

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Annie Get Your Gun review – out of time and short on ammo by Clare Brennan

Crucible theatre, SheffieldThe songs still hit their mark in Irving Berlin’s musical western, but 1940s stereotyping leaves the show creaking with ageIn this 1946 comic-romantic musical, s…

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Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Theater We Loved in 2016 by Stagebuddy News

StageBuddy’s critics look back at their favorite theater of 2016. Some of the most compelling acting I saw on a stage in 2016 happened in the sanctuary of St. Johns Lutheran Church on …

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

CRITIC’S CHOICE 2016 : Mark Ludmon by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon We asked our reviewers to take a look at 2016 and to nominate some stand out productions for 2016. Mark Ludmon replied with the following:- In another wonderful year for Briti…

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Annie Creator Martin Charnin Shares His Most Unforgettable Theatrical Experiences by Andrew Gans

From West Side Story to Barbra Streisand and Fun Home, the Tony-winning lyricist reflects on his life in the theatre.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Top 10 of 2016: US edition by Nicole Serratore

In 2016 I promised myself I would cut back on theater.  I saw 90 less shows in 2016 (180) than I did in 2015 (270).  <pats self on the back>Here are the 10 shows which made m…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 899: Hortense Gerardo by Adam Szymkowicz

Hortense Gerardo Hometown: Middleburg Heights, Ohio Current Town: Boston Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I’m working on a coming of age play about an immigrant Filipino gir…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'Tis the Season to Say Who You Are

by Sam Hurwitt A.C.T.’s 50th season featured The Hard Problem, a new play by frequent collaborator, Tom Stoppard. Photo by Kevin Berne.   For most theatre companies, season plan…

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Annie Creators and Cast to Reunite at BroadwayCon by Adam Hetrick

Martin Charnin, Thomas Meehan, and Charles Strouse will discuss the creation of the Tony Award-winning musical.

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Annie Get Your Gun review – dynamite lead blows holes in original's sexism by Alfred Hickling

Crucible, Sheffield Powered by Anna-Jane Casey’s explosive central turn, this version of Irving Berlin’s musical wisely tones down the misogyny and racismThe American election result is …

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Monday, December 19, 2016

For The Love of Annie by Leah Richards

For Annie Written by Beth Hyland Directed by Emma Miller Presented by The Hearth at Lucid Body House, NYC December 9, 2016-January 15, 2017 Margaret Atwood famously wrote that me…

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NEWS: Danny Mac & Carley Stenson star in Sleepless in Seattle musical, heading to West End by Press Releases

Fresh from the Final of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Danny Mac and West End leading lady Carley Stenson, will be play the roles of Sam and Annie in the world premiere of SLEEPLESS the Musi…

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

BWW Review: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Crucible, Sheffield by Ruth Deller

Annie Get Your Gun is another crowd-pleasing musical from Sheffield Theatres, featuring a winning performance from Anna-Jane Casey and showcasing many of Irving Berlin's finest songs.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/16; THE CRUCIBLE in Minneapolis, ANNIE in Memphis and More! by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Minneapolis, Memphis, Portland and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE CRUC…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Review: Review: Annie Get Your Gun (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)

Anna-Jane Casey stars in the Crucible's Christmas musical

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Annie Get Your Gun review at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield – ‘packed with lovely songs’ by Mark Shenton

There’s No Business Like Show Business. It’s one of the most famous songs in Annie Get Your Gun, and sums up the

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Spotlight On...Adam Thomas Smith by Michael Block

Name: Adam Thomas SmithHometown: Auburn, NYEducation: BFA:  Brooklyn CollegeFavorite Credits: I’ve really enjoyed directing this! I once directed some excerpts from "Reservoir Dogs" (…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Photos: First look at Anna-Jane Casey in Annie Get Your Gun

Paul Foster's production about the sharpshooter opens in Sheffield this week

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