Wednesday, May 25, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 841: Padraic Lillis by Adam Szymkowicz

Padraic Lillis Hometown: Fairport, NY Current Town: Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY Q:  Tell me about Hope You Get To Eleven or ... A:  The full title is: Hope You Get To Eleven or …

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Monday, May 16, 2016

'Twisted Knots' is the world's most depressing sex farce by Chris Jones

It's "Death of a Salesman" meets "Fifty Shades of Grey"! That would, at least, work as an accurate elevator pitch for the bizarre new for-profit attraction in the Royal George Theatre's caba…

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BETTER TOGETHER – Brockley Jack Studio by Laura Kressly

Political conflict, local gossip and an unstable economy threaten the foundations of family life in Better Together, the winner of the Brockley Jack’s annual new writing competition and fe…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

A Streetcar named Everyman by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I file the second of two reports from Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre, which is currently presenting Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar Named Desire in rotat…

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 835: Emily Schmitt by Adam Szymkowicz

Emily Schmitt Hometown: Cincinnati, OH Current Town: New York, specifically Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Q:  What are you working on now? A:  Several things, but what I'm most excited …

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Friday, May 6, 2016

The amazing adventures of Willy and Stanley by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I file the first of two reports from Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre, which is currently presenting Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar Named Desire in rotati…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. The Great American Rep – Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar Named Desire at Everyman Theatre. “Together, Death of a Salesman and A Streetcar Named Desire have reached new height…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Paz Pardo by Zack Calhoon

Paz Pardo’s plays have been performed in the Bay Area, New York, Los Angeles, Argentina, Colombia, Connecticut, South Carolina, and Colorado. She is an MFA candidate at the Michener Center…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Theatre Review: The Great American Rep – ‘Death of a Salesman’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at Everyman Theatre by Lynne Menefee

Everyman Theatre is ending their 25th anniversary season in a glorious and ambitious fashion. It honors not only Modern American Theatre but also the tradition of rotating repertory. The ide…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Review: The Great American Rep: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at Everyman Theatre by David Gerson

As the centerpiece of its 25th Anniversary Season, Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre has taken on the daunting task of mounting what are arguably the two greatest American plays ever written, …

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Death of a Salesman at Everyman Theatre (review) by Jayne Blanchard

A sunny April Sunday and distractions such as spring cleaning, the Orioles or neglected reading beckon. Instead, all of those things are cast aside for sitting quietly in the dark for nearly…

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

‘Review’: The Great American Rep: ‘Death of a Salesman’ at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of its founding, Everyman Theatre is closing out its 2015-2016 season by doing something really special. After an already-impressive season of weighty …

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Saturday, April 2, 2016

All His Daughters: Arthur Miller’s Strong, Truth-Telling Women by Carey

Originally published on View this story online When Linda Loman said, “Attention must be paid,” at the end of Death of a Salesman, she was asserting that her husba…

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Monday, March 14, 2016

Mark Shenton: Witnessing the birth of a new age of British musical theatre by Mark Shenton

In Arthur Miller’s great masterpiece Death of a Salesman, Linda Loman famously says of her husband, Willy: “Attention must be paid to

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Friday, March 11, 2016

Photo Coverage: Keen Company Celebrates Opening Night of BOY by Walter McBride

Keen Company presents Boy, their spring production, starring Bobby Steggert Ragtime, Mothers amp Sons, Heidi Armbruster Time Stands Still, Disgraced, Ted Koch Pillowman, Death of a Salesman,…

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Review: ‘Death of a Salesman’ at Curio Theatre in Philadelphia by Kristen Seikaly

Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, Death of a Salesman, is being given a powerful production at the Curio Theatre Company. In an intimate setting, the themes of  the American…

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Spotlight On...Giacomo Baessato by Michael Block

Name: Giacomo BaessatoHometown: Vancouver, BC, CanadaEducation: Circle in the Square Theatre SchoolSelect Credits: "X Files," "Once Upon A Time," "Ally Was Screaming," "Little Pink House"Who…

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Tickets Now Available to See Bobby Steggert & More in Anna Ziegler’s Boy Off-Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale to see Bobby Steggert and more in the world premiere of Anna Ziegler’s Boy. Directed by Linsay Firman, the Keen Company's off-Broadway production will play …

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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom review – a terrific August Wilson revival by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton, LondonSharon D Clarke as the ‘mother of the blues’ leads a superb cast in Dominic Cooke’s knockout productionWhat are the great American plays of the late 20th and early 21s…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Spotlight On...Eva Dolan by Michael Block

Name: Eva DolanHometown: Saratoga Springs, NYEducation: American Academy of Dramatic Arts; Emerson College; Ruth St. Denis Foundation, LA; Paul Sanasardo at Skidmore College    &nb…

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Bradley Cooper, Greta Gerwig, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tony Kushner and More Set for Tonight's ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS Arthur Miller Celebration by BroadwayWorld

Taking place tonight, January 25th, 2016, The Arthur Miller Foundation's ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS event honoring legendary playwright Arthur Miller will feature actors reading from Miller's autob…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

THE LONG ROAD SOUTH – King’s Head Theatre by Johnny Fox

Whenever reviewers can’t readily categorise a new play they reach for a mixture of comparisons – so The Long Road South could be ‘half Far From Heaven, half Death of a Salesman’ in t…

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Past PG Performers of the Year by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2014 – Patrick Jordan: “A Steady Rain” and “A Streetcar Named Desire” (barebones productions). 2013 – Dana Michele Griffith: standout roles in seven plays at five different…

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Guys and Dolls: how lady luck smiled on the seedy side of America by Matt Trueman

The musical had a difficult birth, but Damon Runyon’s romanticised stories of gambling gangsters and sinning spinsters found their ultimate expression in Frank Loesser’s wonderful score.…

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Thursday, December 24, 2015

John Turturro, Greta Gerwig And Jake Gyllenhaal Join Stars For Arthur Miller Centennial by Jeremy Gerard

Ayad Akhtar, McKinley Belcher, Ray Fisher, Greta Gerwig, Jake Gyllenhaal, Katori Hall, Peter Sarsgaard and John Turturro have signed on for "One Night 100 Years," honoring playwright Arthur …

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Jose Solis’ Favorite Theatre of 2015 by Jose Solis

1. Oklahoma! Something quite extraordinary took place over the summer at Bard College, where visionary director Daniel Fish took a 70 year old musical (the very first “groundbreaking” Br…

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Unearthed Arthur Miller play is the first sign of a budding genius by Mark Lawson

A lost work is often buried for a reason, but the recent rediscovery of a seminal Miller play, No Villain, confirms his brilliance and anticipates later masterpiecesThe biggest dream of all …

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Friday, December 11, 2015

NO VILLAIN – Old Red Lion Theatre by Laura Kressly

There’s usually good reason why renowned writers have known but unpublished early works. They hone their craft by writing, usually badly at first, and then have a major breakthrough after …

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Honoring Arthur Miller with "An Incident at Vichy" and "A View from the Bridge" by Broadway & Me

This year marked the centennial of Arthur Miller's birth and for my money, not enough attention has been paid. Sure, there have been a few productions. Both the Nashville Repertory Theatre a…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Interview: Jonny Orsini Talks About Arthur Miller’s Timeless ‘Incident at Vichy’ by Jose Solis

Continuing to prove why he’s one of the best actors of his generation, the versatile Jonny Orsini went from the madcap comedy of Larry David’s Fish in the Dark, to the powerful drama of …

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Alec Baldwin, Laurence Fishburne, LaTanya Richardson Jackson To Read At Arthur Miller’s 100th Birthday Party by Jeremy Gerard

The centenary of the Death Of A Salesman playwright’s birth is being celebrated with Broadway revivals and much academic truffle-sniffing, but this event may get closest to the heart …

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