Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Spotlight On...Lisi DeHaas by Michael Block

Name: Lisi DeHaasHometown: New York, New YorkEducation: BA in Theater and Dance from Amherst College. Tamalpa Institute, Anna Halprin Life/Art process. Warner Bros Writers Workshop/One-Hour …

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

I Interview Playwrights Part 726: Barry Rowell by Adam Szymkowicz

Barry Rowell   Hometown: Fort Worth, TX Current Town: New York, NY Q:  Tell me about Floydada. A:  Floydada is something I wrote for Catherine Porter and Nomi Tichman, two…

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Monday, March 16, 2015

'Two Trains Running': Set in a Pittsburgh diner on sidelines of history by Chris Jones

Although set in 1969 — the height of militant social action, you might think — August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" is actually a portrait of Pittsburgh folks stuck in a siding. Everyone…

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Stage Parenting: The Good, the Bad and the Exhausted

  By Melissa Hillman We're all familiar with the idea of the stage parent: pushy, entitled, overbearing, demanding, obsessed with her child's career and living vicariously through…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Signature’s Serves up an Original Hit: You’ll Want Seconds at This "Diner" by Byrne Harrison

By Mark A. NewmanPhoto by Christopher MuellerAdmittedly, the number of rock stars who have made the jump from the iPod to the stage has been a mixed bag. For every Kinky Boots by Cyndi Laupe…

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Rye Country Day goes ‘Footloose’ by Peter D. Kramer

Whether on Broadway or at a local high school, theater is full of tradition. Some schools have senior circles where the about-to-graduate cast members bid a tearful farewell at the final cur…

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Monday, January 26, 2015

The Legacy of Damage by Leah Richards

Wyoming Directed by Danya Taymor, Written by Brian Watkins Theater for the New City 155 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003 January 15 - 31, 2015 Spaces on the set of Brian Watkins'…

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Wyoming: Memories and Secrets by Nicole Serratore

"Your family's the only place where time is dense...where age is compressed." Photo by Hunter CanningA family keeping secrets is not new territory in the theater but Brian Watkins's Wyoming…

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

‘A Quick 5′ with Whitney Bashor by Elliot Lanes

Whitney Bashor is currently performing the role of Barbara in the sold out world premiere Sheryl Crow/Barry Levenson musical Diner at Signature Theatre. This is not Whitney first time at Si…

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Spotlight On...Brian Watkins by Michael Block

Name: Brian WatkinsHometown: Parker, COEducation: DePaul and Northern ColoradoWhy theater?: It's live and completely unlike any other art form. The flesh and blood aspect of it never gets ol…

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Friday, January 16, 2015

"Lady, Be Good" @ Encores! by Barry

Gershwins' Lady, Be Good Ushers in the Encores! Season February 2-8                   By: Ellis Nassour George and Ira Gershwin's beguiling 1924 musical opens the Encores! season…

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Photo Flash: Backstage With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sheryl Crow, and the Cast of DINER by BroadwayWorld

Virginia's Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter an…

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Photo Flash: Backstage With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cheryl Crow, and the Cast of DINER by BroadwayWorld

Virginia's Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter an…

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Monday, January 5, 2015

STAGE TUBE: Sheryl Crow & Barry Levinson Talk DINER in POST: POV Series by Stage Tube

Virginia's Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter an…

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Review: Diner

The cult film comes to Signature Theatre's stage with familiar characters and new music.

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PHOTO CALL: Sold-Out Sheryl Crow Musical Diner Celebrates Opening Night at The Signature Theatre by Krissie Fullerton

The Signature Theatre's world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the film of the same name, begins performances at the Virginia venue Dec. 9 prior to an official opening Dec. 2…

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Photo Flash: Sheryl Crow's DINER Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Barr…

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Theatre Review: ‘Diner’ at Signature Theatre by Mark Beachy

Baltimore born filmmaker, Barry Levinson made his screen directing debut in 1982 with a movie called Diner.  Diner was the first of four “Baltimore Films” set in his hometown;…

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Back to the 50’s with new musical Diner by Jayne Blanchard

You want to put on a letter sweater, grab some pom-poms and root for Diner, the world premiere musical based on Barry Levinson’s seminal male-bonding movie, to find its way. The ingredient…

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Sheryl Crow's DINER Musical Sells Out Run at Signature Theatre by Stage Tube

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Barr…

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Highlights From Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson’s Diner

Based on the 1982 Barry Levinson film of the same name, Diner is set in 1950s Baltimore and finds a circle of friends confronting the realities of adult life. Music and lyrics are by pop son…

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Review Roundup: Sheryl Crow's DINER Opens at Signature Theatre by Review Roundups

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Barr…

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Audiences Flock to Sheryl Crow Musical Diner; Entire Run Sold-Out by Adam Hetrick and Andrew Gans

The world-premiere engagement of the new Sheryl Crow musical Diner, based on the 1989 Barry Levinson film, has sold out its entire run at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA.

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The Verdict: Read Reviews of Sheryl Crow Musical Diner by Andrew Gans

The Signature Theatre's world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the film of the same name, officially opened at the Virginia venue Dec. 27 following previews that began Dec. 9.

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D.C. Theater Review: ‘Diner’ by Sheryl Crow, Barry Levinson

“Diner,” Barry Levinson’s 1982 film about six Baltimore chums savoring their last gasps of 1950s adolescence, has been turned by scripter Levinson and songwriter/lyricist Sheryl Crow i…

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

DINER at Signature Theatre by Signature Theatre

Nine-time Grammy Award Winner Sheryl Crow and Academy Award-winning original screenwriter Barry Levinson makes a stunning debut as writers with the world premiere musical adaptation of the l…

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‘Diner’ at Signature Theatre by David Siegel by David Siegel

Music easily helps us drift back to another time and place, one that is fading away even as we try to keep it alive within us. It takes only the initial notes and musical measures of oldies …

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Spine: ‘Diner’ at Signature Theatre by Robert Michael Oliver by Robert Michael Oliver

In 1982, when Barry Levinson’s Diner (the film) opened nationwide to positive reviews, the Reagan Revolution had just begun, the Vietnam Syndrome was about to be dispelled with the inv…

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Levinson, Crow take ‘Diner’ for a test-drive by Peter Marks

Fear not, “Diner” fans: The world-premiere musical version at Signature Theatre faithfully replicates the outrageous movie-house scene from Barry Levinson’s beloved 1982 film, the one …

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

New look at Diner, now at Signature by Lorraine Treanor

Tonight, Signature Theatre gets ready to welcome the press to its last opening night of the year as the new Barry Levinson/Sheryl Crow musical Diner hits the stage. Here’s the new trai…

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World Premiere of Sheryl Crow Musical Diner, Directed by Kathleen Marshall, Opens Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Signature Theatre's world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the film of the same name, officially opens at the Virginia venue Dec. 27 at 8 PM following previews that began…

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