Friday, August 12, 2022

‘Only broken people do that’: play explores dark heart of Ghislaine Maxwell by Rachel Hall

Ghislaine/Gabler looks at choices made by power-hungry women in a world built for men “Trash”, “disposable” and “pretty little fools” are the phrases a poised Ghislaine Maxwell u…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM
Thursday, July 7, 2022

Cronies on boards, BBC vandalism and relentless culture wars – what Boris Johnson did for the arts by Charlotte Higgins

Defending statues, attacking ‘wokeness’, trying to destroy Channel 4 … the disgraced ex-PM’s impact on the arts has been disruptive, cynical and inept – but what comes next could b…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

News: Exit, Stage Left—Peace Mountain Theatre Company Ends Its Run by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Peace Mountain Theatre Company Bids Farewell We hope you are well and continuing to take precautions against COVID. We were very saddened to have had to cancel our recent production of Edwar…

SOURCE: at 10:22PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

See Richard Kind in a Gilbert and Sullivan Street Battle in a Clip From the Upcoming Film Tankhouse by Logan Culwell-Block

Telling the story of two disgraced NYC theatre artists who start a theatrical revolution in Fargo, North Dakota, the film releases May 13.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Disgraced’ at Vagabond Players by Max Garner

A doorman building in one of the fashionable artsy neighborhoods of lower Manhattan finds two couples getting together for an evening of drinking and vitriol. The hostess, a white artist, is…

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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Telethon review – a 24-hour charity special is squeezed into 90 minutes, but it still feels too long by Kate Wyver

Shoreditch Town Hall, LondonMemes and the personal drama of worn-out celebrity take centre stage as an energetic trio of C-listers unite to fight the climate crisis A wealth of ideas have be…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:42AM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Disgraced’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company by Susan Brall

Ayad Akhtar’s acclaimed play, “Disgraced,” was first produced in 2013 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an Obie Award for Playwriting that year. It received a Tony Award for Dra…

SOURCE: at 01:57PM
Saturday, November 13, 2021

A captivating, explosive ‘Disgraced’ from Peace Mountain Theatre by Debbie Minter Jackson

The play's challenging realities come front and center into our hearts and minds.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:25AM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Broadway: What's Closed, Canceled or Rescheduled? - All the changes to the Broadway lineup due to COVID-19 by Raven Snook

Which shows are reopening when during the 2021-2022 season  --- When Broadway theatres shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis on March 12, 2020, they vowed to reopen in a month. That did not …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, November 1, 2021

‘A Quick 5’ with Bill Hurlbut, Director for ‘Disgraced’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company by Susan Brall

On November 11, 2021, Peace Mountain Theatre Company will be opening their new season with Ayad Akhtar’s acclaimed play “Disgraced” at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland. This…

SOURCE: at 09:55AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

What's (Re)opening on Broadway in November and December - The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months by Raven Snook

The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months --- By mid-December, the vast majority of Broadway's 41 theatres will be illuminated (the Palace is being renovated and a few others…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Aaron Sorkin says Scott Rudin ‘got what he deserves’ after bullying allegations by Alexandra Steigrad

Aaron Sorkin isn’t pulling any punches when it comes to disgraced Hollywood producer Scott Rudin. The “West Wing” writer, whose hit adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” is returni…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:54PM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

What's (Re)opening on Broadway in October - The 12 shows bowing on Broadway next month by Raven Snook

The 12 shows bowing on Broadway next month --- In September after an 18-month shutdown, 16 shows (re)started on Broadway, including long-running favorites The Lion King, Wicked and Hamilton.…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

What's (Re)opening on Broadway in September - A guide to 15 upcoming (and one recently opened) shows you can see on Broadway next month by Raven Snook

A guide to 15 upcoming (and one recently opened) shows you can see on Broadway next month --- After 18 months of darkness, Broadway's lights are finally turning back on. More than three doz…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Disgraced comic Louis C.K. comes out of hiding, announces tour dates by Ben Cost

He will embark on a 24-city nationwide comedy tour, starting with gigs in New York City next week.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:23PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge’ Replaces Star Who Resigned To Protest Industry Abuse by Lee Seymour

Natalie Mendoza will take the lead, after Karen Olivo departed in the wake of alleged abuse by disgraced producer Scott Rudin.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:51PM
Friday, June 4, 2021

Sutton Foster Didn’t Feel Comfortable Continuing With ‘The Music Man’ Unless Scott Rudin Left Broadway Musical (EXCLUSIVE) by Elizabeth Wagmeister

In a new interview with Variety, Tony-winning star Sutton Foster says she did not feel comfortable continuing with her role in the Broadway musical “The Music Man,” if disgraced producer…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:20PM
Sunday, May 9, 2021

‘Scott and Andy and All the Boys’ Review: Ripped From the Headlines by Laura Collins-Hughes

Mike Daisey takes sluggish aim at juicy targets: the disgraced Broadway producer Scott Rudin and the New York governor, Andrew M. Cuomo.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:18PM
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Redemption Room review – fear is the winner in scary celebrity gameshow by Arifa Akbar

Available online Disgraced stars must plead for the audience’s forgiveness – or suffer a nasty fate – in a show that prizes horror over interaction, yet delivers a satisfying adrenalin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:36AM
Thursday, January 14, 2021

Turning the Page: Lincoln Center Theater Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose by New York Theater

These six theater artists read from the following non-theater writing tonight, part of the new Lincoln Center Theater Spotlight series.: Playwright David Adjmi’s delightful new book Lot Si…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:26PM
Saturday, September 26, 2020

Power Plays: Shows About U.S. Politics by Jan Simpson

The first face-to-face debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump is scheduled for this Tuesday, Sept. 29, and the uncertainty over the outcome of the election five weeks from now has me in a…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 04:36PM
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Odds & Ends: Josh Gad to Return as Frozen's Olaf & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Once Upon a Snowman Short Coming This Fall Frozen is the gift that keeps on giving. Tony nominee Josh Gad will reprise his…

SOURCE: at 04:32PM
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Ayad Akhtar to Release Latest Book, Homeland Elegies, in September

Akhtar is the Pulitzer-winning playwright behind Disgraced and Junk.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:36PM
Monday, August 17, 2020

Reshooting A Zombie Movie During A Pandemic Isn’t Actually That Easy by Artsjournal2

Comedian Tig Notaro is replacing disgraced actor Chris D’Elia in Army of the Dead, but how exactly does that play out during quarantine? It doesn’t. “The film will mix full reshoots of…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 12:48PM
Friday, June 26, 2020

Nixon in Agony review – Berkoff gets inside disgraced president's head by Arifa Akbar

Available onlineRichard Nixon’s downfall may be resonant with our age, but in Adam Donen’s experimental sound dramatisation the psychological noise drowns out the story Hottest front-roo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

MCC Live Streams Aziza Barnes’ Pues Nada June 3 by Olivia Clement

Whitney White directs a cast that includes Orange Is the New Black's Samira Wiley, Disgraced's Karen Pittman, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:38AM
Monday, May 11, 2020

Will French Bookselling Also Change Due To Covid-19? by Artsjournal2

French publishing, and its associated literary prizes like the (now somewhat disgraced) Goncourt, has long crowded the fall with a flood of titles (which has, in normal years, made the sprin…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 02:48PM
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Sincerely Louis CK review – #MeToo casualty returns with not-quite apology by Brian Logan

Available onlineThe comedian’s first standup special since he was disgraced in 2017 is heavy on self-pity and won’t appease those outraged by his behaviour Hottest front-room seats: the …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:03AM
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

10 of The Best Classic Play Adaptations for High School by Performerstuff

10 of The Best Classic Play Adaptations for High School Written by Elizabeth Thornton February 17th, 2020 So, we all know how great classical plays can be. From the Greeks to Shakespea…

SOURCE: at 03:44PM
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Coogan and Winterbottom on ‘Greed’: ‘We owe Philip Green a debt’

The actor and director’s business satire takes aim at the disgraced retail mogul. They talk about celebrity, hypocrisy and showbiz moralising

SOURCE: The Financial Times Subscription at 12:00AM
Monday, November 18, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's BELLA BELLA Begins Final Two Weeks of Performances

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Bella Bella, written and performed by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Casa Valentina, Torch Song, Hairspray) and directed by Kimberly Senior (D…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:57PM

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