Wednesday, April 19, 2017

‘Consent’ at National Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

National Theatre, London is staging “Consent,” a new play by Nina Raine, at its Dorfman Theatre through May 17, 2017.“Consent” is Nina Raine’s powerful play that sifts the evidence…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Review: Consent, National Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Nina Raine, writer of well received Tiger Country and Olivier-nominated Tribes, is back with a fiercely witty new play that brings the politics of the courtroom into everyday life. Consent f…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Review: Consent, National Theatre by Jessica Handscomb

Nina Raine, writer of well received Tiger Country and Olivier-nominated Tribes, is back with a fiercely witty new play that brings the politics of the courtroom into everyday life. Consent f…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Consent, Dorfman, National Theatre, London, review: One of Nina Raine's most enjoyable and intelligent plays yet by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

Roger Michel directs Raine's powerful play about rape and justice which stars Anna Maxwell Martin and Ben Chaplin

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‘Chaplin, Modern Times’ at House of the Radio, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

House of the Radio, Paris presents “Chaplin, Modern Times,” a cine concert on April 22, 2017.The National Orchestra of France has proposed this season to discover a masterpiece of cinema…

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Stars of Vaudeville #1037: Charles Chaplin, Sr. by Trav S.D.

Born on this date in 1863: Charles Chaplin the Elder: the father of his better known namesake, comedian and movie star Charlie Chaplin. It’s not as well known today that in his time th…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Matthew A.J. Gregory by Zack Calhoon

MATTHEW A.J. GREGORY – Matthew is an interdisciplinary theatre artist whose current theater work explores the nexus between art and politics, specifically through use of the comedy as…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Help Charles Lane Make His New Web Series by Trav S.D.

No one is happier than this commentator to see actor/director Charles Lane re-emerging from wherever he’s been for the past 20 years. Lane’s day in the sun was 1989-1993, when he…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Photo Coverage: Broadway Supports SAY at Paul Rudd's All-Star Bowling Benefit by Walter McBride

Broadway came out last night for the Fifth AnnualPaul RuddAll-Star Bowling Benefit to support SAY The Stuttering Association for the Young. Attendees included Emily Bergl, Alex Brightman,Gen…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Richard Herring: 'I wanted to unsettle and confuse people' by Richard Herring

Growing a Hitler moustache was comedically interesting, but the routine also revealed a troubling liberal hypocrisy about raceHitler Moustache came from a slightly childish conceit: why is t…

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Broadway's Rob McClure, Daisy Hobbs and Vishal Vaidya Featured in New Web Series (UN)BALANCED, Out Today by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Rob McClure Chaplin, Something Rotten, Honeymoon in Vegas will be featured in the original new web series unbalanced. He is among other Broadway actors Daisy Hobbs Aladdin…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Broadway's Rob McClure, Daisy Hobbs and Vishal Vaidya Featured in New Web Series (UN)BALANCED by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Rob McClure Chaplin, Something Rotten, Honeymoon in Vegas will be featured in the original new web series unbalanced. He is among other Broadway actors Daisy Hobbs Aladdin…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Where Roscoe Arbuckle Filmed His Brooklyn Vitaphone Shorts by Trav S.D.

Originally posted on Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more): Looking south, the recently demolished Vitaphone Studios (yellow outline) in relation to many of Roscoe’s filming s…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Century of Slapstick #106: Charlie Chaplin in “Easy Street: by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of one of Charlie Chaplin’s best known and best loved comedy shorts Easy Street (1917). Easy Street was made and released at the p…

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Joe Bonamassa Live at Royal Albert Hall by Blouin Artinfo

American blues-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter Joe Bonamassa(b. 1977) will perform live at Royal Albert Hall, London, on April 21, 2017.Hailed as one of the greatest guitar players of…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bottom's Gonna Be on Top: Something Rotten! Tour Star Rob McClure Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Ryan Gilbert

Throw a big parade, praises will be made, compliments paid—it's gonna be great! Tony nominee Rob McClure, who's leading the national tour of Something Rotten!, is going behind …

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Screen gods, guilt and glamour: actor Claire Bloom on her life in the limelight by Stuart Jeffries

She was given her big break by Charlie Chaplin and worked with Richard Burton and Laurence Olivier. Claire Bloom talks about her rise to fame and reading her ex-husband Philip Roth’s work…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Interview: Daredevil Jonathan Goodwin on ‘The Illusionists – Turn of the Century’ by Jose Solis

Whether he’s hanging from the London Eye, or floating over metal pikes at the Palace Theatre in New York City, escapologist/daredevil Jonathan Goodwin always keeps the audience enthralled.…

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Century of Slapstick #105: Charlie Chaplin in “The Rink” by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy The Rink (1916). The Rink is a gem from Chaplin’s Mutual period, that magical stretch when he could d…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Chaplin in Brooklyn Tomorrow! by Trav S.D.

Hey Brooklyn! Tomorrow (Sunday, December 4) at 4pm, Flicker Alley is presenting three classic Chaplin shorts from the Essanay period at the Alamo Drafthouse, with Ben Model at the keys! On t…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Century of Slapstick #104: Chaplin Takes Us “Behind the Screen” by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin movie Behind the Screen (1916). While made at the peak of Chaplin’s Mutual period, this comedy feels to me li…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

'A clown is innocent': Philippe Gaulier tips a bucket of water over creepy craze by Brian Logan

The scary pranksters with red noses and outsize shoes running amok on the streets are the antithesis of a great tradition, says the celebrated clown teacher Schools were barricaded, Hallowee…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Best in Shows @ 54 Below by Barry

Farah Alvin, Roger Bart, Haven Burton, Eden Espinosa, Capathia Jenkins,  Andy Karl, Orfeh, Gabriella Pizzolo, Keala Settle, Margo Seibert, Rob McClure (Chaplin), Charles Strou…

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Robert De Niro to be Honored with the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award by BroadwayWorld

According to Variety, it was announced today at the closing of the New York Film Festival that Robert De Niro will be the 44th recipient of the Chaplin Award, presented by the Film Society o…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Replay: Rosalind Russell stars in the TV version of Wonderful Town by Terry Teachout

A rare kinescope of a complete TV performance of Wonderful Town, originally broadcast live by CBS on November 30, 1958. Rosalind Russell stars as Ruth Sherwood, the role she created in the 1…

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

Century of Slapstick #103: Charlie Chaplin in “The Pawnshop” by Trav S.D.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the release of the classic Charlie Chaplin short The Pawnshop (1916). This comedy was made at the peak of Chaplin’s Mutual period and is full of …

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Something Rotten! Stars Rob McClure & Will Chase Talk Codpieces, Muppets and (What Else?) Tony Danza by Broadway.com

Something Rotten! stars Rob McClure and Will Chase are hilarious as they answer your questions about Nashville, Chaplin, Nathan Lane, Tony Danza, puppets and SO much more.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Tonight on TCM: More Silent Slapstick Classics by Trav S.D.

Everey Tuesday and Wednesday in September, Turner Classic Movies will be showing some of the finest silent comedy and slapstick classics (and documentaries thereon). Here’s what’…

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Century of Slapstick #102: Charlie Chaplin in “The Count” by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy The Count (1916).  This movie shows Chaplin at the top of his game as a straight up comedian, chock full o…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Hear Ye! Something Rotten! Stars Rob McClure & Will Chase Are Taking Your Questions! by Broadway.com

Renaissance rock stars Rob McClure and Will Chase are taking a break from the slings and arrows of outrageous musical comedy to answer your questions. Whether 'tis nobler to ask the …

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

On Chaplin’s Other Half Brother by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Wheeler Dryden (George Dryden Wheeler, Jr, 1892-1957). It was tempting to include him in both my Stars of Vaudeville and Stars of Slapstick series, but Dryden was ad…

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