Friday, May 15, 2015

I Interview Playwrights Part 739: Ian August by Adam Szymkowicz

Ian August Hometown: Somerset, New Jersey Current Town: Lawrenceville, New Jersey Q:  Tell me about The Goldilocks Zone. A:  The Goldilocks Zone is the story of two couples, o…

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Jason Ritter, Mary McCann & More Tapped for David Mamet Double Bill Ghost Stories Off-Broadway by

Casting is now set for the Atlantic Theater Company production of David Mamet’s Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien. Emmy nominee Jason Ritter will star alongside Mary McCann…

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

BAC’s Phoenix Fundraiser has a great line-up at the Royal Festival Hall, the magnificent Blythe Duff faces down evil in Glasgow, and there’s a second chance to catch 1927’s inventive a…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Photo Flash: First Look at David Turner in BUYER & CELLAR at The Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe presents the hilarious Buyer amp Cellar, which is currently in previews and opens tomorrow, April 9, running through Sunday, May 10. Broadway veteran David Turner On a Clear Da…

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Enda Walsh’s The Twits at the Royal Court, Margaret Thatcher’s speeches crossed with 1980s hits at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, and Gob Squad at the Behaviour festival in GlasgowIt…

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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Spotlight On...John C. Hume and Mila Henry by Michael Block

photo courtesy of Jody ChristophersonName: John C. Hume. Johnnie (with an "ie") to my friends! And Mila Henry. Pronounced “MY-la”.Hometown: JCH: Born in Queens, NY, I moved to …

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Features: Competition: Win tickets to Arcadia, script signed by Tom Stoppard and a prop from the show

As English Touring Theatre's production of Arcadia comes into its final few weeks, we offer you a fantastic opportunity to win a slice of history

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tom Stoppard & Charlie Hebdo Staff Lauded By PEN As Free-Speech Exemplars: Media by Jeremy Gerard

Tom Stoppard, a fevered friend of free expression and foe of bad writing, will receive the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award for his “extraordinary career as a dramatist and …

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Spotlight On...Penny Jackson by Michael Block

Name: Penny JacksonHometown: New York CityEducation: Barnard College, BA English. Columbia University, MA English.Favorite Credits: I Know What Boys Want (Lions Theater, Theater Row, Ego Act…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Two-Time Tony Nominee Condola Rashad's Pilot Billions, Starring Damian Lewis & Paul Giamatti, Picked Up by Showtime by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway fave Condola Rashad is in the money—the two-time Tony nominee's previously reported pilot Billions, headlined by stage and screen stars Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti, has…

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Monday, March 23, 2015

National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem trailer by National Theatre

National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem trailer The Hard Problem will be broadcast live to cinemas around the world on 16 April 2015. Find your nearest venue and book:…

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Monday, March 16, 2015

‘Arcadia,’ Second City slated for Writers Theatre 2015-2016 season by Miriam Di Nunzio

When Writers Theatre kicks off its 2015-16 season in its new home later this year ... The post ‘Arcadia,’ Second City slated for Writers Theatre 2015-2016 season appeared first o…

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'Company' and Second City in Writers' 2015-16 season by Johnny Oleksinski

Writers Theatre announced its 2015-16 season on Monday — the first to be performed in its new Studio Gang-designed theater on Tudor Court. The inaugural show in the Alexandra C. and John D…

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David Turner to Lead BUYER & CELLAR at The Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced that Broadway veteran David Turner On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George will star in Jonathan Tolins's The Twilight of th…

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Broadway Alum & Downton Star Dan Stevens May Play the Beast in Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Dan Stevens is in talks to take on the role of the Beast/Prince in Disney’s upcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Broadway alum and former…

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Entering Arcadia: Licensing Manager Debbie Simmons on appearing in Stoppard by Samuelfrenchuk

As a member of the licensing team here at Samuel French, it is my job to ensure that our customers have their licenses in place for their performances. Last week however, it was my turn to t…

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Arcadia , Theatre Royal, Brighton by Natasha Tripney

Theatre Royal, Brighton: Last year saw Blanche McIntyre make her Shakespeare's Globe directing debut with a bright, broad Comedy of Errors, helm an elegant, painterly triptych of Noel C…

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Arcadia review – Stoppard revival has genuine emotion but loses marks on maths by Michael Billington

Theatre Royal, BrightonBlanche McIntyre’s promising production of the manor-house play needs to work harder to help the audience understand the scientific theories Continue reading...

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Review: Arcadia (Tour) - 'an undiluted pleasure to experience'

Theatre Royal Brighton Productions and English Touring Theatre revive Tom Stoppard's modern classic

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

ARCADIA Theatre Royal, Brighton and touring by Libby Purves

STOPPARD’S MASTERWORK ON THE ROAD AGAIN It’s a play of dazzling ideas, scientific and philosophical: Tom Stoppard at his most provocative. In 1993 the NT production won an Olivier; for s…

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Hard Problem review – Tom Stoppard dodges the big question by Susannah Clapp

Dorfman theatre, LondonConsciousness is the subject of Stoppard’s first full-length work in nine years but the play lacks his usual intellectual rigourYou could measure out a theatre-going…

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Friday, January 30, 2015

This week’s new theatre by Mark Cook & Lyn Gardner

Harvey | Radiance: The Passion Of Marie Curie | The Life And Times Of Fanny Hill | Arcadia | Jefferson’s Garden | The Last Of The De MullinsOne man, Elwood P Dowd, and his 6ft rabbit – i…

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Blanche McIntyre revives Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia for a nationwide tour, playwrights from Caryl Churchill to Mark Ravenhill consider freedom of expression in the arts, and The Nether transfe…

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

WHAT IS POETRY? by John Simon

To the question “What is poetry?” there is, let’s face it, no definitive answer. A bad novel is still a novel, a poor story still a story. But an unworthy poem is doggerel or, at best,…

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Theatre News: Casting announced for English Touring Theatre's Arcadia

Tom Stoppard's modern classic will be directed by Blanche McIntyre

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Production News: Dakota Blue Richards to make stage debut in touring Arcadia revival by David Hutchison

Dakota Blue Richards has been cast in English Touring Theatre and Brighton Theatre Royal’s national tour of Arcadia. The actor – known for roles in TV show Skins and the film adaptation …

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Real Thing Final Weeks on Broadway | Roundabout Theatre Company (2014) by Roundabout Theatre Company

The Real Thing Final Weeks on Broadway | Roundabout Theatre Company (2014) Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing is a limited engagement through J…

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Professional Costumes, Shipped to Your Door by Martha Wade Steketee

  How TDF’s Costume Collection works with out-of-state designers — Earlier this year, designer Joe Kucharski had to costume a production of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia in a hur…

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Theatre Review: ‘Arcadia’ at Memorial Players by Mark Beachy

Emotion versus intellect, the mystery of romance, and the path of knowledge are the timeless themes in Tom Stoppard’s time-shifting masterwork, Arcadia, now playing through Novemb…

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Indian Ink by Wendy Caster

The show is by Tom Stoppard. It takes place in two time periods. In the more recent period, a scholar is trying, with mixed success, to understand what happened in the earlier one. The play'…

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Theatre Reviews: The Motherf–ker with the Hat and Arcadia are both masterpieces by Robert Cushman

The plays are more successful at evoking a world than at making a point, but they still dazzle

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