Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Photo Flash: Annie Leibovitz Captures First Look at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD for Vogue! by BroadwayWorld

The April issue of Vogue has got a bit moremagic than usual thanks to a little show called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

How Jewish artists built Broadway by Mark Lawson

A US documentary asserts that the Broadway musical is almost an exclusively Jewish creation. But is it useful to look at art in this way?A US documentary shown in Britain last week advanced …

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What Famous Song From Annie Was Originally Written for a Scene Change? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares concert highlights from gigs with Jeremy Jordan, Christine Ebersole, and more—plus secrets from the original Annie.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ahrens & Flaherty's Little Dancer, Directed & Choreographed by Susan Stroman, to Play Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Little Dancer, an original musical by Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Anastasia) which debuted in an acclaimed 2014 run at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center, has been…

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Little Dancer, Directed & Choreographed by Susan Stroman, to Play Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Little Dancer, an original musical by Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Anastasia) which debuted in an acclaimed 2014 run at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center, has been…

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Susan Stroman-Directed Little Dancer and More Join Come From Away Tour in 5th Avenue Theatre Season by Andrew Gans

The 2018–2019 Seattle season will also feature Annie, West Side Story, and more.

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Votes for Women review – political awakening captures suffragists' spirit by Natalie Haynes

New Vic theatre, Newcastle-under-LymeThere are shades of Shaw in this rare revival of Elizabeth Robins’ warm and sincere playElizabeth Robins should be better known than she is. An America…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Circle Mirror Transformation review – sign up for Annie Baker's drama class by David Jays

Home, ManchesterDirected by Bijan Sheibani, Baker’s play follows five acting students whose role play reveals more than they expect‘I would like to say that I write for everyone,” the …

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Circle Mirror Transformation review – naturalism without the social context by Clare Brennan

Home, ManchesterAnnie Baker’s emotion-driven play is not so much Chekhov as RD Laing-litePulitzer prize winner Annie Baker’s 2009 play was staged in 2013 by London’s Royal Court theatr…

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7 Times Scenes From Broadway Movie Musicals Found Their Way Into Other Movies by Logan Culwell-Block

From Hello, Dolly! in Wall·E to Annie in Serial Mom, Hollywood loves to inject clips from movie musicals.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Circle Mirror Transformation review at Home, Manchester – ‘shimmering theatricality’ by Catherine Love

Circle Mirror Transformation is a drama of accumulation. Annie Baker’s slow, delicate play deposits character layer by miniscule layer, like silt collecting

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Review: Review: Circle Mirror Transformation (HOME, Manchester)

Annie Baker's 2009 play is revived by Bijan Sheibani in Manchester

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

BWW Review: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, Manchester HOME by Brogen Campbell

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Circle Mirror Transformation, transports you to a studio in a community centre in Vermont. Samal Blak's design features mirror-covered walls, …

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Women of “Folk Wandering” by Victoria Myers

We speak to the women of the "Folk Wandering" creative team: Pipeline Artistic Director Ari Schrier, Pipeline Producing Director Natalie Gershtein, Jaclyn Backhaus , and songwriters Jo Lampe…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Theater News: Nancy Robinette to Lead Annie Baker's John at Signature Theatre

The Washington, DC, production of Baker's play will be directed by Joe Calarco.

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Cast Set for Signature Staging of Annie Baker’s John by Andrew Gans

Joe Calarco will direct the D.C. premiere of the play in April.

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Fanny and Alexander at the Old Vic, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Another week, another uber-long play on one of London’s biggest stages. After Annie Baker’s John at the National and Eugene O’Neill’s Long

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The First Woman To Force The British Royal Academy To Let Her In Blazed A Trail For Others by Artsjournal2

Even in the early 20th century, women weren't allowed to study nude bodies at the Royal Academy - they had to travel to Rome or Paris to do that. But Annie Swynnerton persisted - even though…

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Maggie Alexander by Zack Calhoon

Maggie Alexander is a New York City based theatre and film actress and the founder of LungTree Productions. Some of her favorite theatre credits include her roles as Jan in Fifty Words,…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Music Feature: Paul Rishell and Annie Raines — In the Spirit of the Masters by Ken Bader

There's not much about the blues that Paul Rishell, 68, and Annie Raines, 48, don't know or can't play.

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Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Elbow, Oscar Wilde, Bob Dylan’s Songs by Mark Beech

As the British capital battles through its worst snowfall in years – and certainly its worst at the start of March in 50 years– the show must go on.Most events are going ahead and there …

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

ANNIE, BYE, BYE BIRDIE Composer Charles Strouse Gears Up to Celebrate 90th Birthday by BroadwayWorld

What do Jay-Z, Kobe Bryant, Archie Bunker, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ed Koch, Bart Simpson, Bruce Campbell, Bonnie and Clyde, and J-Lo have in common The answer Charles Strouse and his hit songs

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

‘Upbeat and emotionally moving’: TRACING GRACE – Theatre 503 ★★★★ by Scatter Of Opinion

A story, first hand, from the heart. Annie Eves chose her sister, Grace, to be the subject of her debut play Tracing Grace, as part of her mission to raise awareness of Grace’s condition.

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Tue, April 3 thru Sun, April 29 @ Signature Theatre, presented by Signature Theatre -- With her trademark rough-edged humanity, observant humor and lyrical beauty, The Flick playwright Annie…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Rejjie Snow: Dear Annie — ‘drifting, daydream-like’

Lust, desire and jealousy predominate, alongside murky allusions to difficult emotional terrain

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lea Salonga by Barry Gordin

Lea Salonga: Celebrating 40 Years Onstage – from Li’l Orphan Annie, Vietnamese War Orphan, Disney Princess, and Now Love Goddess By: Ellis Nassour Olivier and Tony Award winner, …

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Top Shows on London’s Stage This Week: Jeremy Irons, Bon Iver, Toyah Willcox by Mark Beech

All of life is here, and most of it is on stage. This week’s London performing arts include all types of music: Cara Dillon’s folky meditations, John Otway’s punky rock, Bon Iver’s g…

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Full Casting Announced for U.K. Premiere of An Officer and a Gentleman—The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for the U.K. debut and forthcoming touring production of An Officer and a Gentleman—The Musical, a new stage adaptation based on the beloved 1982 film. The previously an…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo by Sandi Durell

    By Brian Scott Lipton     Every theater critic (and fan) wishes they owned a time capsule to go view legendary moments in theatrical history, from Ethel Merman in “…

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Theater News: Hollywood Bowl to Present Staging of Annie

Once on This Island's Michael Arden will direct the performances.

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