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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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Review: The Flick, National Theatre by Franciska Éry

Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick comes to London’s National from New York, and it has a lot to say, but perhaps it is taking a bit too long to say it. Avery (J…

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BWW Blog: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Ben Rappaport- Shtetl Diet by Guest Blogger: Ben Rappaport

I must have been an incredibly naive 12 year old. As my family and I were leaving the Marriott Marquis Theatre after a performance of the revival of Annie Get Your Gun, we passed by the stag…

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The Flick review – echoes of Racine in a riveting play about love, lost souls and popcorn by Michael Billington

Dorfman theatre, London Astonishing New York hit goes behind the scenes at a cinema to expose the desperate longings of its three young protagonists Arnold Wesker in The Kitchen introduced u…

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The Flick, National Theatre by Marianka Swain

A Pulitzer Prize and numerous walkouts: The Flick, infamously, courts extreme reactions. Yet this latest American import is dedicated to minutiae. In Annie Baker’s slow-burning (three hour…

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Review: The Flick (Dorfman, National Theatre)

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a "mighty achievement", says our new critic Sarah Crompton

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

First Look at Annie Baker's The Flick in London by Monica Simoes

Take a look at the Pulitzer Prize winner The Flick at the National Theatre.

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Interview: Annie Ryan, Founder of Dublin’s The Corn Exchange, on Adapating the Novel “A Girl is a Half-formed Thing” for the Stage by K Krombie

Irish writer Eimear McBride’s debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing took a mere six months to write but a further nine years to get published, such is the struggle of the burgeonin…

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Annie Baker's The Flick Opens in London Tonight by Mark Shenton

The London premiere of the Pulitzer Prize winner takes place at the National Theatre.

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Friday, April 15, 2016

David Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring Gala by BroadwayWorld

PS122's Spring Gala 2016 celebrates three contemporary luminaries whose influence ripples across borders and through generations by honoring Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, the visionary team…

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Letter: The surprisingly versatile Arnold Wesker by Abigail Morris

Arnold Wesker was not only a talented playwright but also a surprisingly versatile performer. When a student, I wrote to him to ask, rather cheekily, for money for our new women’s theatre …

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Dobama Theatre Sets 2016–17 Season of New Plays by American Theatre Editors

The Cleveland theatre will present works by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Annie Baker, and Robert Askins.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Will Swenson, Jarrod Spector, Barbara Walsh & More Set for Barrington Stage Company's Summer Season by Ryan McPhee

A host of Broadway favorites are on tap for Barrington Stage Company’s 2016 season. The lineup includes Tony nominees Will Swenson, Jarrod Spector and Barbara Walsh, plus Wicked alum J…

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Annie Golden, Will Swenson and Michael Rupert Tapped for Barrington Season by Olivia Clement

The Pittsfield theatre has announced initial casting for the 2016 line-up.

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BWW Blog: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Ben Rappaport- They're People. Just Like Us. by Guest Blogger: Ben Rappaport

I must have been an incredibly naive 12 year old. As my family and I were leaving the Marriott Marquis Theatre after a performance of the revival of Annie Get Your Gun, we passed by the stag…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Signature Theatre Slates 2016–17 Season of Suzan-Lori Parks by American Theatre Editors

The season will also feature Athol Fugard, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Will Eno, and Annie Baker.

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Annie Baker & More Tapped for Signature Theatre's 2016-17 Season by Broadway.com

Works from Pulitzer winner Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Will Eno and more have been slated for Signature Theatre’s 2016-17 season. The productions will all play at off-Broadway…

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Signature Theatre's New Season Will Include Works by Suzan-Lori Parks, Will Eno, Annie Baker & More! by BroadwayWorld

Signature TheatreJames Houghton, Founding Artistic DirectorErika Mallin, Executive Director just announced the 2016-17 Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature …

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Theater News: New Plays by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Annie Baker, Will Eno Set for Signature Theatre

Signature has also announced major revivals of classics by Athol Fugard and Suzan-Lori Parks.

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Signature Announces World Premieres By Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Will Eno by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre has announced its 2016-17 season.

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Andrea McArdle Sings 'Tomorrow' at DISASTER! by Stage Tube

Broadway veteran and Tony nominee Andrea McArdle stopped by DISASTER to sing the song that she made famous 'Tomorrow' from Annie. Check out the video here

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Who tells our story? Presenting the Deaf Experience Onstage through Deaf Eyes by HowlRound

By Annie Wiegand, JW Guido. Annie Wiegand and JW Guido write about the work of New York Deaf Theatre, and the importance of Deaf by Deaf for Deaf theatre work.

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"Antlia Pneumatica" is as Odd as Its Name by Broadway & Me

Your mood when you walk into a theater can have a lot to do with what you think of a show when you walk out.  And so perhaps because I've been wrestling with some of the issues—the me…

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