Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Spotlight On...Charles Bloom by Michael Block

Name: Charles BloomHometown: Los Angeles, CA.Education: Academically. NYU - Music Composition and Psychology. In life, alongside my formal music education, I found my semi-brief career as an…

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Who's Going to Get "The Last Word"? by Broadway & Me

Maybe it's the summer heat. Or maybe too many of you are out of town. Or maybe it's a reluctance to take a chance on an unknown show. Whatever the reason, there weren't as many entrants in t…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

James Thierrée: 'Baryshnikov told me to get used to pain. It's part of a dancer's life' by Chris Wiegand

As he prepares to take his latest spectacular to the Edinburgh festival, the performer talks about the ‘magic box’ of theatre, listening to frogs’ secrets and playing an acrobatic Arie…

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Century of Slapstick #100: Charlie Chaplin in “The Vagabond” by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of Charlie Chaplin’s The Vagabond (1916). The Vagabond was a great leap forward in terms of Chaplin’s story telling artistry, …

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Tomorrow on TCM: 3 Chaplin Classics by Trav S.D.

Tomorrow afternoon (Eastern times) Turner Movie Classics will be presenting three classic Charlie Chaplin movies. As a lead-in, almost to whet your appetite before the big feast, they’…

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Review: The Tramp Speaks by Michael Block

By Michael BlockCharlie Chaplin is a staple of the lexicon of Hollywood. Possibly the most well known and influential icons of the silent movie era, Charlie Chaplin was a complex persona. In…

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Why I love and chose to produce The Good Devil by Guest Writer

When I was a kid, I loved Saturday morning cartoons (of course), and the old Superman series, but most of all I loved the black-and-white films of physical comedians of yore—Chaplin and La…

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Cheyenne Jackson: I'm Tom Jones Meets Shirley Bassey by Jesse Steinbach

Michael Mustocheyenne jacksonJoan RiversTheater & DanceMoviesLady GagaAmerican Horror StoryMichael MustoIt’s a real Renaissance for Cheyenne Jackson—that’s the name of the actor/si…

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CENTER VIEW: ‘Something Rotten’s’ Rob McClure to Make NYC Solo Concert Debut on Friday [VIDEO] by #cota

Video credit: Stephen Sorokoff On July 1 and 2 at 7pm, Tony Award-nominee Rob McClure heads to Feinstein’s/54 Below with “Smile” — his New York City solo concert debu…

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Tonight on TCM: 2 Silent Comedy Classics Featuring Buster Keaton by Trav S.D.

Tonight (actually tomorrow) at midnight (E.S.T.) on Turner Classic Movies: two silent comedy classics featuring Buster Keaton : Go West (1925) While among Keaton’s more personal films…

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Friday, June 17, 2016

This Sunday at Film Forum: Chaplin’s “The Kid” by Trav S.D.

This Sunday (June 19, 2016) at 11am, Film Forum will be showing Charlie Chaplin’s landmark feature The Kid (1921) as part of their Film Forum Jr. series. In some ways, The Kid is …

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Century of Slapstick #98: Charlie Chaplin in “The Fireman” by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy The Fireman (1916). Sometimes even a brilliant comedian will get an otherwise great idea that just somehow …

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Friday, June 10, 2016

20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Something Rotten! Star Rob McClure

See Rob McClure take on 20 fast questions about Something Rotten!, Chaplin, and so much more.

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Star of Chaplin, Steven Arnold by Helen McWilliams

I knew about Charlie Chaplin. I’d seen clips of him when I was a kid and of course he was the biggest star in his time. I’ve done some research on him, now, there’s not much footage on…

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Pro-Worker Parallels Between Oona O’Neill’s Playwright Father and Filmmaker Husband by Ed Rampell

by ED RAMPELL first play I saw in Los Angeles upon my return from Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, was Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape, playing at the Odyssey Theatre through July 17. …

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Saturday, June 4, 2016

On The Marx Brothers Writers by Trav S.D.

In which we continue our ongoing series of Marx Brothers posts. (We observe this morning with satisfaction but not surprise that, after Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers are the vaudeville …

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

God, He Hates Shakespeare! Rob McClure Starts Performances in Something Rotten! by Lindsey Sullivan

This is going to be eggcellent! Broadway fave Rob McClure begins performances in Something Rotten! as Nick Bottom on June 2. He steps in for Brian d'Arcy James, who received a Tony nomim…

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Rob McClure Joins Cast of Broadway's Something Rotten! Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated Chaplin star steps into the role created by Brian d'Arcy James.

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Century of Slapstick #98: Charlie Chaplin in “Police” by Trav S.D.

  Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy Police. Police was Chaplin’s last short for Essanay Studios. Rather spitefully, after he left t…

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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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