Thursday, May 26, 2016

How Long Is ‘The Flick’? It Depends on the Seats by Erik Piepenburg

Annie Baker’s play features a fictional movie theater, and the ultimate running time can be a matter of design.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 841: Padraic Lillis by Adam Szymkowicz

Padraic Lillis Hometown: Fairport, NY Current Town: Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY Q:  Tell me about Hope You Get To Eleven or ... A:  The full title is: Hope You Get To Eleven or …

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Look Around, Look Around! Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Sardi's Portrait by Lindsey Sullivan

 Hamilton mastermind and leading man Lin-Manuel Miranda received a Sardi's portrait from owner Max Klimavicius on May 24. The certified genius has a Pulitzer Prize, a Gram…

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Rajiv Joseph, Lucas Hnath, Annie Baker and More Honored at 2016 Obie Awards by American Theatre Editors

'Guards at the Taj,' 'The Humans,' 'Dear Evan Hansen,' and more receive honors at 2016 ceremony.

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My first audition: Suanne Braun by John Byrne

My first audition was in South Africa (where I’m originally from) at His Majesty’s Theatre for the musical Annie at 11 years

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Monday, May 23, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 840: Eric Reyes Loo by Adam Szymkowicz

Eric Reyes Loo Hometown: Downey, California Current Town: Los Angeles, California Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I have a fully-staged reading of a play called After and Befo…

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Spotlight On...Drew Ledbetter by Michael Block

Name: Drew LedbetterHometown: LaFayette, GA (30 miles south of Chattanooga, TN)Education: UC Berkeley, Brown/Trinity MFASelect Credits: A lot of Shakespeare. I play Romeo on the iPad educati…

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The State of the Tony Race: Best Actress in A Drama by Patrick Pacheco

Despite the perpetual success of “Hamilton,” a name you will hear a lot when the Tony Awards are doled out on June 12, there will still be more than enough suspense in the tightly compet…

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Half Moon Bay Review: Not Yet Love by New York Theater

Gabe meets Annie for the first time in the bar of a bowling alley. He asks her to watch him bowl in the tournament the following Saturday. “No! Definitely no. “ “Why not?” “Because…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Anything Goes @ Gateway by Barry

Cole Porter’s tap dancing musical comedy Anything Goesopened at The Gateway in Bellport Village and will run through June 4.   Anything Goes, a Tony Award-winning musical ki…

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Review: A Night of Need by Michael Block

The joke set up is simple. A guy walks into a bar. But the punchline, that's where things get interesting and the ingenuity of the writing comes in. In Half Moon Bay by Dan Moyer, a drunken …

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

“The Day Shall Declare It” by Wilderness by Pauline Adamek

Created by Annie Saunders (co-director and performer) and Sophie Bortolussi (co-director & choreographer), The Day Shall Declare It is a physical theatre piece wherein the paths

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Lillias White, Annie Golden & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Lineup by BroadwayWorld

Lillias White, Annie Golden, T. Oliver Reid, Lady Rizo, Vivian Reed, and Nadia Quinn amp Ahna O'Reilly with the Playbillies will join the previously announced headliners Alice Ripley, Nathan…

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Lilla Crawford & Jenna Ortega Join Rockettes' New York Spectacular by Ryan McPhee

Two young stars of stage and screen will head to Radio City Music Hall for New York Spectacular, featuring the Rockettes. Broadway alum Lilla Crawford and Disney Channel star Jenna Orte…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 839: Jan Rosenberg by Adam Szymkowicz

Jan Rosenberg Hometown: Manhattan Current Town: Manhattan Q:  Tell me about your upcoming play reading with Barefoot. A:  'What's Wrong With You' is a cautionary tale about g…

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ANNIE – Touring by Thom Dibdin

Captivating style: They say you should never work with animals or children. The touring production of Annie proves that, boy, were they wrong.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Hot Clip of the Day: Ethel Merman Dusts Off the Old Riffle for Annie Get Your Gun

Ethel Merman opened Annie Get Your Gun on Broadway 70 years ago today.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/16/16- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN by Stage Tube

Today in 1946, Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1147 performances. Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a boo…

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Shaw Fest’s Uncle Vanya balances original and modern by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Annie Baker adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play puts a contemporary spin on language while keeping story intact.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Flick: Annie Baker's play about cinema is really a love letter to theatre by Lyn Gardner

Baker’s heartbreaking Pulitzer-winner, is set in a doomed picturehouse but it’s really about how nothing beats the live theatrical experienceSome months ago, a friend and I walked into t…

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Michael Cormick: Love Songs by Arts Review

Mindful that one of his performances at Teatro Vivaldi’s would be on Mother’s Day, Michael Cormick took advantage of the intimate ambiance of Vivaldi’s to prepare a program of love son…

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Sunday, May 8, 2016

The Flick by John Morrison

What would that grand master of the art of pauses Harold Pinter have made of this play? Annie Baker's extraordinary low-key drama, now playing a sellout run at the National Theatre's Dorfman…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Flick: Annie Baker's play about cinema is really a love letter to theatre by Lyn Gardner

Baker’s heartbreaking Pulitzer-winner, is set in a doomed picturehouse but it’s really about how nothing beats the live theatrical experienceSome months ago, a friend and I walked into t…

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Meet the Cast of Silhouette Stages’ ‘Next to Normal’: Part 2: Meet Susan Schindler by Joel Markowitz

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Silhouette Stages Next to Normal, meet Susan Schindler. Joel: Please introduce yourself to our readers. Susan: My name is Susan Schindler…

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Dance Workshops at Highland Park Players by Bt

Fresh off her performance in Hairspray at The Paramount Theatre, Annie Jo Ermel returns to Highland Park Players to teach 8 dance workshops in May. Who: Boys, Girls and Adults ages 15 and Ol…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Andrew Willis-Woodward by Zack Calhoon

Andrew Willis-Woodward (Director) is a New York based director, actor, singer, dancer, choreographer, dialect coach, writer, and deviser. He is a company member at Poetic Theater Productions…

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Review: ‘In the Secret Sea’ at The Beckett Theatre in NYC by Richard Seff

A company called Wellington Road, LLC has produced this 80-minute play by Cate Ryan at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row on 42nd Street, with a company of five featured players, under the d…

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Broadway By Design: Scott Pask & Suttirat Anne Larlarb Bring WAITRESS from Page to Stage by Nicole Rosky

Who is Annie without her red dress Or Eva with out her balcony It is the charge of the Broadway designer to transport the audience into the world of a show, whether it be Great Depression-er…

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The Flick; Another World: Losing Our Children to Islamic State; The Suicide – review by Susannah Clapp

Dorfman; Temporary theatre; Lyttelton; all LondonRufus Norris’s National Theatre is in rude health, with Annie Baker’s remarkable The Flick and a verbatim drama about why children join I…

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! Set for Sonnet Slam in Central Park Today by BroadwayWorld

The completely original, hit musical comedy, Something Rotten sweetens the 6th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam this year with a musical performance of 'Hard to be the Bard' by cast…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/21/16- ANNIE by Stage Tube

Today in 1977, Annie opened at the Alvin Theatre now the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 2377 performances. Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Li…

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