Thursday, May 19, 2016

Chaplin UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Charlie Chaplin remains one of the silver screens greatest ever comic performers. Chaplin – The Charlie Chaplin Story tells the story of this icon of British legend mus…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

100 Years Ago: Chaplin’s Mutual Period by Trav S.D.

100 years ago today Charlie Chaplin released The Floorwalker, the first of twelve classic comedy shorts he would make for the Mutual Film Corporation. Mutual was the firm that had previous…

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Century of Slapstick #97: Chaplin’s “The Floorwalker” by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy The Floorwalker (1916). The Floorwalker was the first of Chaplin’s Mutual comedies and he upped his …

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Spotlight On...Tatyana Kot by Michael Block

Name: Tatyana KotHometown: grew up at Stepnogorsk, KazakhstanEducation: MA in Education from Kurgan State University, Kurgan, RussiaSelect credits: Salome with Blackmoon Theater Company at t…

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Himself and Nora Meet The Press by Sandi Durell

    The company of the new musical Himself and Nora: Matt Bogart (Jersey Boys), Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County), Michael McCormick (Chaplin), Zachary Prince (Honeymo…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Bottoms Up! Rob McClure Will Join Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Rob McClure has a rotten project up his sleeves! The Broadway favorite will join the cast of Something Rotten!, taking over for fellow Tony nominee Brian d’Arcy James as Nick Bott…

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Theater News: Rob McClure to Replace Brian d'Arcy James in Broadway's Something Rotten!

McClure, a Tony nominee for Chaplin, was recently seen in the Tony-nominated Noises Off.

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Rob McClure Will Join Cast of Broadway's Something Rotten! by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated Chaplin star will begin performances next month.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

FSLC Honors Morgan Freeman by Barry

FSLC Honors Morgan Freeman with Gala Tribute and Chaplin Award  By: Ellis Nassour Film Society of Lincoln Center, presenter of the annual New York Film Festival, is honoring veteran ac…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/16- BELLS ARE RINGING by Stage Tube

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre, where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a music…

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Spend a Two-Show Day with Kelly Chaplin Martin at Carousel by Monica Simoes

Get a unique look backstage Serenbe Playhouse production of Carousel.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Oscar Nominee Diane Lane Will Headline Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

This defines meta! Diane Lane, who made her Broadway debut as a child in the 1977 revival of The Cherry Orchard, starring Meryl Streep, is returning to the Anton Chekhov classic. Directed by…

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Sunday at Film Forum: Chaplin, Lloyd and Laurel & Hardy! by Trav S.D.

This Sunday (April 3, 2016) at 11am, New York’s Film Forum will present an excellent triple bill of classic silent comedy shorts. On the menu are the following films (click on the titl…

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Rita Gam obituary by Brian Baxter

Versatile actor with notable roles in films such as The Thief and KluteThe actor Rita Gam, who has died aged 87, starred in many films from the 1950s onwards, alongside famous names includin…

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Stars of Slapstick #221: Gaylord Lloyd by Trav S.D.

It’s well known that Charlie Chaplin employed his brothers Sydney Chaplin and Wheeler Dryden on his films, and then later cast most of his children, and equally well known that Buster …

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Friday, February 19, 2016

HOLD ON: THE MUSICAL Rocks Feinstein's/54 Below in Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Prepare to rock when HOLD ON THE MUSICALexplodes on the Feinstein's54 Below stage in concert tonight, February 19, 2016. Be one of the first to hear this exciting new musicalfeaturing Jenn C…

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

For Valentines Day: Stage Kisses and Musical Love Songs by New York Theater

Kiss Me Kate; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Stage Kiss: There sure are a lot of kisses in the theater. Below: Elizabeth Taylor kisses John Culllum in Private Lives in 1983, and Tallulah Bankhead…

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Morgan Freeman To Receive Chaplin Award From Film Society Of Lincoln Center by Jeremy Gerard

Oscar winner Morgan Freeman will receive the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 43rd Chaplin Award during the group’s annual gala on April 25. Freeman, a five-time Oscar nominee an…

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Stage preview: Trust Cabaret teams Laura Osnes and Rob McClure by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Laura Osnes’ co-stars were switched from Charming to Chaplin, and a new act was born for the Trust Cabaret Series.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Preview: Frigid Festival 2016 by Michael Block

It’s winter which means the Frigid Festival is upon us! This year for their 10th edition, Horse Trade Theater Group will play host to an assortment of producitons at the Kraine Theater and…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Interview: From Roxie Hart to Anita in ‘West Side Story’, Bianca Marroquín Conquers the World, One Song at a Time by Jose Solis

The first thing that strikes you about Bianca Marroquín is her light. If she were performing in a darkened room, she would make it brighter through sheer force of will. Her megawatt smile l…

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Monday, January 18, 2016

HOLD ON: THE MUSICAL to Rock Feinstein's/54 Below in Concert This Winter by BroadwayWorld

Prepare to rock when HOLD ON THE MUSICALexplodes on the Feinstein's54 Below stage in concert on Friday, February 19, 2016. Be one of the first to hear this exciting new musicalfeaturing Jenn…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

'Tappin' Thru Life' - Autobiography, Song and Dance by Andy Propst

Maurice Hines in Tappin’ Thru Life (©Carol Rosegg) Maurice Hines knows how to charm from the stage. It’s little wonder. He’s been performing for nearly six decades n…

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Friday, January 8, 2016

The Pianist by Arts Review

With the madcap physical humour of Mr Bean and the mime mastery of Chaplin, Keaton and Marceau comes a solo comic masterpiece where everything that can go wrong, does. The Pianist is a conte…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Take This Class With One of the Funniest Performers I Know by Trav S.D.

Filed under: Clown, Comedy, Contemporary Variety, PLUGS Tagged: class, clown, Hilary Chaplin, physical comedy

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

GOTTA DANCE Teaches The Joyous Living Of Life by Joel Andrews

Highly Recommended Reviewed by: Joel Andrews Gotta Dance, the new show that just premiered at the Bank of America theater in downtown Chicago, will be heading to Broadway next year along wit…

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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Century of Slapstick #96: A Submarine Pirate by Trav S.D.

Today is the anniversary of the Syd Chaplin  comedy A Submarine Pirate (1915). A major hit in its day and still one of the the best known comedies of its star Syd Chaplin (Charlie’s …

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Century of Slapstick #95: Charlie Chaplin’s “Burlesque on Carmen” by Trav S.D.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release date of Charlie Chaplin’s Burlesque on Carmen. Chaplin’s last official film for Essanay,  Carmen would represent the fruit of his da…

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Chaplin, Swain, Normand et al are GETTING ACQUAINTED by Trav S.D.

Today is the anniversary of the release date of the Keystone comedy Getting Acquainted, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. Though Charlie is at the helm and the titular star of this …

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Thursday, November 26, 2015

A good song for today… by Terry Teachout

…from a great man who overflowed with gratitude. From 1939, Louis Armstrong sings “You’re a Lucky Guy,” by Sammy Cahn and Saul Chaplin:

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