Thursday, August 24, 2017

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Theater, film, and television director Matt Shakman has been named Artistic Director of the Geffen Playhouse by the theater’s Board of Directors a…

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Off-BroadwayTheater Review: Pipelne TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

Karen Pittman (foreground) and Namir Smallwood. Photo: Jeremy DanielPipelineBy Dominique MorisseauDirected by Lileana Blain-CruzLincoln CenterThrough Aug. 27By Lauren YargerWhat's It All Abo…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Obituaries: Mariann Mayberry, Steppenwolf Vet and August: Osage County Cast Member, Dies at 52

Mayberry received a Jeff Award for her performance in David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Laura Linney And Cynthia Nixon On Acting, Aging, And Empathy

Kate Bubacz / BuzzFeed News Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon are attempting a rare feat on Broadway: They’re switching roles every performance. In the Manhattan Theatre Club’s …

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

‘Making a Musical’ episode 1.4: ‘Invisible: The Musical’- He Is the Alpha and Omega of Good People by Matt Tamanini

In the fourth episode of the six-part “Making a Musical” series, Jennifer McHugh discusses last year’s staged reading of “Invisible: The Musical” with four of t…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Review: ‘Detroit ’67’ at The Stagecrafters Theater by Neal Newman

Two young black men stumble upon an expensively dressed but badly beaten young white woman in the ghetto. What do they do? If it’s Detroit in 1967, you certainly can’t involve yourself w…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

‘My Country’ Breaks Brexit Into Cliché and Comedy at National Theatre: Review by Mark Beech

Britain’s 2016 referendum on the European Union was bound to make it onto the stage sooner rather than later. Now we have a hasty and intriguing first draft, modestly called “My Country,…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Watch Sneak Peek of If I Forget, Opening Tomorrow

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to present Roundabout Underground alumni playwright Steven Levenson’s (Dear Evan Hansen, The Unavoidable Dis…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thank You, Flux Theatre Ensemble! by Adam Szymkowicz

Over the years I've been fortunate enough to have development support and productions from various organizations.  Some of my biggest supporters have included Ars Nova, The Juilliard Sc…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Walsh, Jeremy Shamos and More in IF I FORGET at Roundabout by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company presentsSteven Levenson's The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin Dear Evan Hansen new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan. The cast includes Larry …

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'Good People': Set in Southie, a play for any of us down on our luck by Kerry Reid

The white working class has been endlessly anatomized and scrutinized in pundits' think pieces since the presidential election, in which its support for Donald Trump was attributed as key to…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Kate Walsh, Jeremy Shamos and More for IF I FORGET by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present Steven Levenson's The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin Dear Evan Hansen new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan. The cast inclu…

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

WISH LIST – Royal Court by Aleks Sierz

You could call it the Corbynisation of new writing. In the past couple of years, a series of plays have plumbed the lower depths, looking at the subject of good people trapped in zero-hour c…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Wish List, Royal Court Theatre by Aleks.sierz

New play about casual work is thinly written and lacks dramaYou could call it the Corbynisation of new writing. In the past couple of years, a series of plays have plumbed the lower depths, …

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Photo Coverage: Mete the Company of Roundabout's IF I FORGET, With Kate Walsh & More! by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present Steven Levenson's The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin Dear Evan Hansen new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan. The cast inclu…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Spotlight On...Connor Wright by Michael Block

Name: Connor WrightHometown: Doylestown, PAEducation: NYU, BFA Dramatic Writing (2016)Favorite Credits: I once played Javert in my high-school production of Les Mis. I was a very noodly Jave…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Jeremy Shamos, Kate Walsh & More Set for If I Forget Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Announced by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for the premiere of If I Forget, a new play by Dear Evan Hansen book writer Steven Levenson. Among those taking center stage in the Roundabout Underground production off-…

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

THIS HOUSE – West End by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

“One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government.” Those are the words of Donald Trump and, frankly, there will be a lot of peop…

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Frank Finlay obituary by Michael Coveney

Stage and screen actor admired for his many classical theatrical roles who played the obsessed father in the 1970s TV drama Bouquet of Barbed WireAs an actor, there was something sinister an…

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Coriolanus by Wendy Caster

I can't be 100% certain what William Shakespeare would think of the current election season, but, as Director Michael Sexton and the good people of the Red Bull Theater show in their dynamic…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sweat Review:  Lynn Nottage’s Grapes of Wrath for Our Time by Jonathan Mandell

Like Grapes of Wrath, Lynn Nottage’s Sweat offers a devastating look at social and economic breakdown, told not with rants or statistics, but through a riveting tale about good people in a…

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Sweat by Lynn Nottage: Review and pics by New York Theater

Like Grapes of Wrath, Lynn Nottage’s Sweat offers a devastating look at social and economic breakdown, told not with rants or statistics, but through a riveting tale about good people in a…

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

"Love, Love, Love" Badmouths the Baby-Boomer Generation by Broadway & Me

Are we Baby Boomers really so selfish? I ask because over the last few years, young playwrights have been hinting at the resentment and anger they feel toward those of us born in the middle …

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

In Memory of ‘Elephant Man’ Stage Director Jack Hofsiss by Patrick Pacheco

In 1979, at the age of 28, Jack Hofsiss was the youngest director to ever win the Tony Award for his brilliant direction of Bernard Pomerance’s “The Elephant Man.” Handsome, talented a…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 870: Lucy Teitler by Adam Szymkowicz

Lucy TeitlerCurrent Town:  BrooklynQ:  Tell me about your play Engagements, which just had an extended run at Second Stage Uptown.A:  Engagements is a play about miscommunicat…

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Renee Elise Goldsberry Lands Far-Out Netflix Role, Will Leave Hamilton This Fall by Ryan McPhee

Renée Elise Goldsberry is leaving Hamilton this year, but don’t worry: Her new role is out of this world. The Tony winner has been tapped to star in Netflix’s upcoming sci…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Interview: Kim Davies on Rolling Stone, the UVA Rape Case, and Her New Play “Stet” by Tami Shaloum

When an investigative journalist at an unnamed magazine is assigned to cover a case of gang rape and rape culture in general at a prominent university, she finds that reporting the truth is …

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016

Almanac: Cormac McCarthy on good and evil by Terry Teachout

“It takes very little to govern good people. Very little. And bad people cant be governed at all. Or if they could I never heard of it.” Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Review: ‘Good People’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

The Colonial Players’ Good People is a powerful, emotionally raw production that talks about class, poverty, and race in dramatic ways. Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

No Mexicans, No Cowboys by Trav S.D.

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best…They’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bring those problems [to] us. They&#…

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