Sunday, March 23, 2014

Review: (Montreal / Theatre) Glengarry Glen Ross by The Charlebois Post

R.H.Thomson, Brett Watson (Photo by: Andrée Lanthier)NBC (Never be closing...)by Aleksandra KoplikWalking into this play, I had only expected swearing and cursing, the fast-paced and dirty …

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Abominable Snowman, March 15, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

The ensemble cast of Glengarry Glen Ross at Montreal’s Segal Theatre (L to R):  Tristan D. Lalla, Mike Paterson, Brett Watson, Daniel Lillford, R.H. Thomson, Michel Perron and Graham …

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Nicole Parker Will Now Host LA Drama Critics Circle's 45th Annual Awards Ceremony by BroadwayWorld

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced that Nicole Parker, nominee for Lead Performance in Funny Girl, will host its 45th Annual Awards ceremony replacing the previously announce…

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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Sunday Feature: Profile of Paul Flicker - Artistic Producer, Segal Centre by The Charlebois Post

Insatiable thirst for theatreThe prime of Mr. Paul Flicker by Barbara Ford@PR_Queen_007We bypassed the administration offices where former Artistic Director, Bryna Wasserman, had a spra…

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Friday, February 28, 2014

Photo Blast From The Past: Frederick Weller by Walter McBride

Today, we're featuring Frederick Weller, circa 1994. Weller is currently starring alongside Tyne Daly and Bobby Steggert in Mothers and Sons at the Golden Theatre. Additional Broadway credit…

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Maltz’s ’14-’15 Season: Fiddler, Lez Miz, Les Wiz, Les Shue And @#$%^ Glengarry Glen Ross by Bill Hirschman

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has been nudging its mainstream audience for years toward relatively riskier fare, but the slate announced today for its 2014-2015 season includes one entry that wi…

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Friday, February 7, 2014

CONTEST: WIN Tickets to a SPECIAL BROADWAY EVENT: The Realistic Jonses by JK

I am so excited to give you readers a chance at an extra special prize this time around!  Oh, I'm still giving away two tickets to a Broadway show.  BUT those tickets will get you …

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

News: (Montreal) Segal Centre's Paul Flicker announces departure (Press release) by The Charlebois Post

SEGAL CENTRE ARTISTIC PRODUCER PAUL FLICKER ANNOUNCES HIS DEPARTUREMontreal, February 3rd, 2014 – The Segal Centre for Performing Arts Board of Directors announced today changes in it…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Kevin Spacey to be Honored by the Museum of the Moving Image by Hilary Lewis, Hilary Lewis

The actor-producer will be recognized at an April ceremony in New York.Kevin Spacey will be honored by the Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute, it was announced. The acto…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Best of Boston Theatre, 2013 by Thomas Garvey

Wait, wait - before we forget all about the year that's gone!Sigh. Can it really be 2014?Well - yes, it can, so it's time to take a last minute look in the rear-view, and throw a few cr…

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Friday, December 20, 2013

David Mamet to Examine the Seven Deadly Sins for Fox TV by Kathy Henderson

David Mamet has never shied away from presenting bad behavior in plays like Glengarry Glen Ross, American Buffalo and Speed-the-Plow, and now he’s turning his attention to the Bible&rs…

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Monday, December 16, 2013

Last calls and last chances at Merrimack by Thomas Garvey

Photo by Meghan Moore.If you've already surfeited on sugarplums, and drunk too many cups of saccharine "cheer," then the Merrimack Rep in Lowell may have just the tonic you're looking for - …

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

At last, a good new play by Thomas Garvey

Alex Pollock and Brandon Whitehead in Windowmen.After my recent cri de coeur over the sad state of the season's new plays, I felt I owed it to myself to check out Steven Barkhimer's Win…

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

How I'd run the National theatre by Laura Barnett, Andrew Dickson

Gladiatorial combat, Othello toys, golf in the foyer … as the National theatre celebrates its 50th birthday, we ask Polly Stenham, Jake Chapman, Billy Bragg and other cultural players what…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Primary Stages' BRONX BOMBERS by BroadwayWorld TV

Primary Stages presents the World Premiere of Bronx Bombers, written and directed by Tony Award nominee Eric Simonson Broadway's Lombardi. The production opened last night, Tuesday, October …

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Jeremy Shamos, Darren Pettie, Marin Hinkle & Maria Dizzia to Star in Roundabout's Dinner With Friends by Ryan Gilbert

The table is set and the gang's all here! Casting is complete for Roundabout Theatre Company’s upcoming revival of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies' Dinner With Friends. …

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Monday, September 9, 2013

When cash is king, self-interest rules

Compile a list of the most potent plays about the cutthroat nature of capitalism and the American way of doing business and “Death of a Salesman,” “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Enron…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Bobby Cannavale Joins Annie Film Remake, But Not in the Role You Think by Josh Ferri

Emmy winner and two-time Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale has signed on to appear in Will Gluck’s starry Annie remake, according to Deadline.com. Cannavale (a natural for the role of con a…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Watch What Happens Liev! Showtime Renews Crime Drama Ray Donovan, Starring Tony Winner Schreiber by Marc Snetiker

The blood will keep on spilling for another season! Showtime has ordered a second season of the new drama Ray Donovan, starring Tony winner Liev Schreiber. The second season will premie…

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Monday, July 8, 2013

Fred Weller, Christina Sajous & More Join Encores! I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road by Josh Ferri

Encores! is getting ready for the rubber to hit the road. Fred Weller, Christina Sajous, Jason Rabinowitz and Jennifer Sanchez are joining Renee Elise Goldsberry in I’m Getting My…

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Saturday, July 6, 2013

Jeremy Shamos on Departing The Assembled Parties and Remembering 'The Family That Gets Left Behind' by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos has been charming Broadway audience members left and right for yeras, most recently in hit shows like Clybourne Park and Glengarry Glen Ross, but lately …

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Summarizing the Broadway Season by Noreply@blogger.com ( )

Financially, the Broadway season that just ended was not great.  Income and attendance were down a bit. Forty shows opened in  the 2012-2013 season compared with forty-one new show…

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Tony-Winning VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Recoups Broadway Investment! by BroadwayWorld

Soon after it won the Tony Award for Best Play, Christopher Durang's new comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike extended its premiere Broadway engagement at the Golden Theatre. With thi…

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Sunday, June 30, 2013

The Summer Hubbies 2013 by Thomas Garvey

Yes, it's that time again, when we look back in a slight daze at roughly a quarter-year of the city's theatrical life, find some hot picture of a male model, and put together our person…

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Assembled Parties' Jeremy Shamos Joins Cast of New Woody Allen Movie by Broadway.com

The Assembled Parties star Jeremy Shamos will appear in the latest film from Oscar winner Woody Allen. Filming of the project is scheduled to begin in the south of France in mid-July. Lik…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Assembled Parties's Jeremy Shamos Joins Cast of New Woody Allen Movie by Broadway.com

The Assembled Parties star Jeremy Shamos will appear in the latest film from Oscar winner Woody Allen. Filming of the project is scheduled to begin in the south of France in mid-July. Lik…

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Has David Mamet lost the plot? by Mark Lawson

David Mamet has now had six box-office letdowns in a row. Is Broadway's insatiable desire for big talking-point plays to blame?Critics often commend theatres for going off-piste and staging …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Bobby Cannavale in Talks for Mick Jagger-Martin Scorsese Rock and Roll Series on HBO by Marc Snetiker

Bobby Cannavale’s year may get a whole lot busier. The two-time Tony nominee, who starred on Broadway twice this season in Glengarry Glen Ross and The Big Knife, may be headed to the &…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

David Mamet on 'Race', his provocative new play

To the Broadway and Hollywood establishments, it was as though Edward Albee had let it be known that he had joined the National Rifle Association or that Tony (Angels in America) Kushner had…

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Mamet's masterpiece lights up Merrimack by Thomas Garvey

David Adkins, Tony Licea and Joel Colodner in Glengarry Glen Ross.  Photo: Meghan Moore.The Merrimack Rep is perhaps our leading example of a great theatre constrained by its budget. Th…

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