Friday, October 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Daniel Radcliffe, Justin Timberlake, Fringe Festival by Mark Beech

Daniel Radcliffe stars in “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which has just opened. It is one of the highlights of performing arts in New York this week. Justin Timberlake is at Madison Square Ga…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Boys in the Band Is Deemed a Revival & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on October 18 for the first time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing&#…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Ferryman Makes a Splash on the Great White Way by

Jez Butterworth's Olivier-winning West End hit The Ferryman is making a strong showing in its first couple of weeks on Broadway. Audiences are packing the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to se…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 #LiveatFive with Jason Butler Harner of Bernhardt/Hamlet by

Jason Butler Harner stops by HQ to chat about Bernhardt/Hamlet and more with Beth Stevens.

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Breaking: BERNHARDT/HAMLET Extends Broadway Run Through November 18 by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO has just announced a one-week extension of the Roundabout-commissioned play BernhardtHamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, …

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Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet Extends on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new play, which stars Janet McTeer as 19th century French trailblazer Sarah Bernhardt, will play an additional week.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg  October 13, 2018:  One should not be fooled by the title of the Roundabout Theatre’s current production, Bernhardt/Hamlet, by Theresa Rebeck. Regardless of the titl…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet *** The Nap **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 6, 2018:  The fall Broadway season opens with two new plays centered on an incomparable artist pitted against the forces of compromise. One has loftier ambitions …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Eagles, “Girl From the North Country” by Mark Beech

From The Eagles and Eric Clapton to the New York International Fringe Festival, there is plenty of choice among performing-arts shows in the Big Apple this week.New Yorkers can also catch pr…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet/McTeer by Philip

In 2017, Elizabeth Marvel appeared as Marc Antony in the Free Shakespeare in Central Park “Julius Caesar.” In 2018 women are playing Caesar as well as Antony and Cassius at the Stratford…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons  The great French actress Sarah Bernhardt enjoyed a life that was as dramatic onstage as it was off. The daughter of a high-class Jewish prostitute and (probably) the …

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

"Bernhardt/Hamlet" is structured as a backstage comedy. Sarah rehearses with French stage star Constant Coquelin playing both The Ghost and Polonius, worries that she is losing 29-year-old l…

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Bernhardt/Hamlet - the not-so-divine Sarah by Oscar E. Moore

Other than the I-am-the-star performance of Janet McTeer, BERNHARDT/HAMLET is a slow going and disappointing affair where the real Sarah Bernhardt remains elusive.

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BERNHARDT/HAMLET – poetic/artistic license taken to the extreme by Oscar E Moore

Historical dramas can prove to be problematic.  To stick to the facts or not, that is the question.  In BERNHARDT/HAMLET playwright Teresa Rebeck attempts to straddle the best of both worl…

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Token Theatre Friends: ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’ and Daphne Rubin-Vega by American Theatre Editors

On this episode, the Friends review the newest play by Theresa Rebeck, and interview Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jimenez.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Springsteen Is Still 'Born to Run' on the Great White Way by

Following a brief hiatus, Bruce Springsteen's Tony-winning Broadway concert Springsteen on Broadway returned to the Walter Kerr Theatre this past week—and audiences packed the hous…

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The Drama Book Shop to Welcome Theresa Rebeck October 2 by Olivia Clement

The playwright will take part in a signing and discussion in celebration of her newest work, Bernhardt/Hamlet, now on Broadway.

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Broadway theater: 'Bernhardt/Hamlet' at American Airlines Theater is great theater, if not a great play by Toby Zinman

Definitely worth seeing, a fine night at the theater, with a great cast and fine acting, Theresa Rebeck's latest has too many ideas and pulls in too many directions at once.

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Broadway Review: Janet McTeer Soars in Tony-Certain Performance for Topical, Funny “Bernhardt-Hamlet” by Roger Friedman

Janet McTeer is a frustrating performer. With “Bernhardt/Hamlet” she’s only starred in five Broadway productions since 1997. How is that possible? To Categories: Featured…

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

“Bernhardt/Hamlet” at the American Airlines Theatre by Richard Seff

The first of two acts of this new play by Theresa Rebeck invites us all into a rehearsal for “Hamlet” with a company of actors working hard to support Sarah Bernhardt, as played by Janet…

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Bernhardt/Hamlet by Sandi Durell

  by Carol Rocamora     Move over, Medea.   Sorry, Joan. Later, Nora. A new female protagonist has blazed onto the New York stage, and you’d better get out of her way. Her…

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet Review: Janet McTeer as Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet by Jonathan Mandell

At the very end of Bernhardt/Hamlet, a new play on Broadway by Theresa Rebeck, we see an actual 1899 film clip of the renowned 19th century actress Sarah Bernhardt on stage, in the role of H…

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Bernhardt/Hamlet: Pics, Review by New York Theater

Bernhardt/Hamlet, a new play on Broadway by Theresa Rebeck about Sarah Bernhardt deciding to perform as Hamlet, is being given a first-rate production, with a winning cast led by Janet McTee…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Fringe Festival, King Kong, Eric Clapton by Mark Beech

The New York International Fringe Festival is back. North America’s largest event of its kind is a highlight of performing arts in the Big Apple this week.Other shows include concerts by C…

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Janet McTeer in BERNHARDT/HAMLET by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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