Saturday, June 4, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 845: Charles Morey by Adam Szymkowicz

Charles MoreyHometown: Well, that’s modestly complicated. I’m never quite sure what the answer should be. Born in Oakland, CA., lived in the San Francisco Bay area in a variety of comm…

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Almanac: Tom Stoppard on love and determinism by Terry Teachout

“The universe is deterministic all right, just like Newton said, I mean it’s trying to be, but the only thing going wrong is people fancying people who aren’t supposed to be in tha…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Almanac: Tom Stoppard on how the world works by Terry Teachout

“The unpredictable and the predetermined unfold together to make everything the way it is.” Tom Stoppard, Arcadia

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Almanac: Tom Stoppard on the unpredictability of love by Terry Teachout

“It is a defect of God’s humor that he directs our hearts everywhere but to those who have a right to them.” Tom Stoppard, Arcadia

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Grey’s Anatomy’s Kate Walsh, Justin Long & More Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival by Broadway.com

This year’s Williamstown Theatre Festival is looking as starry as ever! Grey’s Anatomy’s Kate Walsh, Justin Long (last season’s An Intervention and Legacy), Grace Gum…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/15; HILLARY AND CLINTON World Premiere in Chicago, LES MIS in Singapore and M by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Chicago, Singaporeand more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include ARCADIA in Bo…

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Fuse Theater Review: “Arcadia” – Winding the World Up … And Down by Ian Thal

Director Lee Mikeska Gardner has put together a dazzling production that matches Tom Stoppard's dazzling script.

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A new home for a great company by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column I review two important out-of-town revivals, Writers Theatre’s Arcadia and Repstage’s Hunting and Gathering. Here’s an excerpt. * * * The …

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Review: Arcadia (Writers Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Writers Theatre's 'Arcadia', by Tom Stoppard, is a triumph on multiple levels. It’s a celebration of the sumptuous new space and a crackling fine swath of storytelling, offering a magnific…

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

'Arcadia' brims with intelligence in Writers' bright new house by Chris Jones

You don't open a $28 million theater, as designed by world-class architect Jeanne Gang, every day of the week. Even in the bustling micropolis that is Glencoe. And thus Writers Theatre has c…

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Opening This Week: March 21-27, 2016 by Kevin Greene

Monday “That’s Weird, Grandma: The Musical” at Barrel of Monkeys. A clever and funny, touching and poignant collection of songs based on the writings of CPS students. Thr…

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Lisa McCune and Darren Gilshenan: older relationships are more fun to play by Alexandra Spring

Sydney Theatre Company’s Machu Picchu compels the audience to ask how an accident would affect their relationshipsShe may be known for her dramatic roles – including on TV’s Sea Patrol…

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Mark Twain House Celebrates New Book About The Author by Carole Goldberg

A new book about Mark Twain's life in Hartford will be launched at a "The Trouble Begins At 5:30" event at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Wednesday, March 9…

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Spotlight On...Ella Dershowitz by Michael Block

Name: Ella DershowitzHometown: Cambridge, MAEducation: Yale BA and one random fun semester at LAMDASelect Credits: Intimacy (The New Group), Card and Gift (Clubbed Thumb), 4,000 Miles (Hudso…

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Writers Theatre inaugurates new building with Arcadia by Michael J. Roberts

Writers Theatre, under leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in their new home, Arcadia, written by Tom S…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

‘A Quick 5’ with Caroline Hewitt by Elliot Lanes

Caroline Hewitt is currently making her Arena Stage debut in The City of Conversation in which she portrays the strong willed Anna Fitzgerald.  Recent area credits include Baltimore’s Cen…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Arcadia review – a flat production can't dampen Tom Stoppard's dazzling play by Guardian Staff

Drama theatre, Sydney Opera HouseStarring Ryan Corr and Georgia Flood for the Sydney Theatre Company, Stoppard’s classic fails to deliver more than the sum of its partsA quick flick throug…

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Arcadia by Arts Review

Fall in love with the wit, intelligence, chaos and romance in Tom Stoppard’s much-loved Arcadia. Recognised as one of the 20th century’s greatest plays – a cocktail of ravishing come…

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Sunday, December 27, 2015

The Best of 2015 by Wendy Caster

I share Liz Wollman's wonder at the sheer volume of art in this beautiful city of ours. In 2015, I saw 80 shows and there are easily 80 more I wish I had seen. But even with "only" 80 s…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

People You Should Know . . . Russell Jonas by Zack Calhoon

RUSSELL JONAS recent regional stage appearances include Richard III, Popolitopov in Slavs!, Hannay in The 39 Steps; Escalus in Romeo & Juliet; and Bingley in Pri…

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/24/15- Raul Esparza by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Raul Esparza Since making his Broadway debut, Esparza has become only the second actor to receive Tony nominations in all four eligible acting categories. Most recently he too…

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Cloud Nine by Wendy Caster

Cloud Nine, Caryl Churchill's brilliant riff on sexual politics, colonialism, identity, and love, is receiving an excellent revival at the Atlantic, directed with a sure hand by James Macdon…

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Oresteia Star Lia Williams on How Klytemnestra Is Like Wallis Simpson and Why Pasta Turns Her Off by Matt Wolf

Lia Williams was nominated for a 1997 Tony for her performance in the original Broadway production of Skylight, since which time the gifted actress’s stage appearances have included th…

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Spotlight On...Michaela Murphy by Michael Block

Name: Michaela MurphyHometown: Los Angeles, CAEducation: Rising Junior at Yale UniversitySelect Credits: At Yale: Serena in Under, Amelia in original student work Devil’s Dictionary, Rosie…

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

I Interview Playwrights Part 775: Judy Klass by Adam Szymkowicz

Judy KlassHometown:  I was born in NYC. I grew up in a small town in New Jersey right over the bridge -- both of my parents taught in Manhattan, and that's where we went on weekends to …

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Almanac: Tom Stoppard on the idea of progress by Terry Teachout

“Oh, you’re going to zap me with penicillin and pesticides. Spare me that and I’ll spare you the bomb and aerosols. But don’t confuse progress with perfectibility.” Tom Stoppard, A…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Spotlight On...Todd Rizley by Michael Block

Name: Todd RizleyHometown: Wellesley, MassachusettsEducation: BA in Drama and Spanish from Tufts University, MA in European Affairs from Sciences Po- ParisSelect Credits: NYC: readings with …

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Monday, May 25, 2015

THEATER FOR EGGHEADS by Jessica Branch

While much has been made of Arcadia s 19th century intellectual intrigue, the human complexities, which drive this piece, could have used some more gas.

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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 Broadway.com

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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