Thursday, August 6, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Seeing "Macbeth" Again, Again, And Again by Broadwayandme

Macbeth is a great gateway drug for Shakespeare newbies. It’s got a straight-ahead plot, some of the Bard’s most memorable lines, plus witches. Us Shakespeare oldies like it too. It’s …

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Playwright Nambi E. Kelley to Pen Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou with Eye for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A stage play about the life story and written works of the late author and poet Maya Angelou has now found its scribe. Native Son and The Chi writer Nambi E. Kelley has signed on for Phenome…

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

“Seven Days Later” at Sarajevo’s Narodno Pozorište by Mila Bulimbasic Botteri

“Who was human before the war, remained so”, says one of the actors in the beginning of the play Sedam dana kasnije (Seven Days Later), which ran in January at Sarajevo’s Narodno pozor…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Pandemic Diary March: Crash Landing on You by Nicole Serratore

Talking someone into watching Crash Landing On You March was the hardest month of the pandemic for me. Someone in my building was hospitalized with COVID-19 very early in the month. From …

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Here's How You Can Watch the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards Ceremony on May 31 by Lindsey Sullivan

While many theater awards ceremonies have been postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the 65th Annual Drama Desks have resolved to go digital. In lieu of a traditional ceremony, the 6…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Call Answered: Jeff Teräväinen: "Utopia Falls" on Hulu by Adam Rothenberg

Jeff Teräväinen’s story strikes a chord with me. I love when someone makes transitions later in life, like I have recently done. Jeff, who always wanted to be an actor, started out in th…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Off-Broadway Review: Transport Group’s “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” at Abrons Arts Center by David Roberts

It is such a treat to walk out of a theater feeling refreshed, happy, and relieved that you can still believe that there are good people in the world doing good things. Upon leaving the Abro…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

David Tennant returns to London stage in play about nazism by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Former Doctor Who star will lead revival of CP Taylor’s Good, produced by the new company Fictionhouse David Tennant is returning to the stage in a play that tackles the question of how sa…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

“The haunting nature of an idea, vehemently expressed”: The complete Will Arbery interview by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Will Arbery (photo by Korde Tuttle) Like August: Osage County, Will Arbery’s play Heroes of the Fourth Turning is much, much better than its clunky title. Also like August it’s a veri…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Lungs review – Claire Foy and Matt Smith shine in climate crisis drama by Arifa Akbar

Old Vic, LondonDuncan Macmillan’s two-hander is a frenetic portrait of flawed love in a flawed world, exposing the neuroses of a modern couple who struggle to put their principles aside …

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Phil Wang review – record-breaking riffs on sex, race and Popeye by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghWang is back with a new no-messing, harder-nosed attitude, along with excellent jokes including some choice one-liners Phil Wang made a little piece of fringe h…

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Book Review: “We Are All Good People Here” — From All Sides by Katharine Coldiron

We Are All Good People Here is an enormously insightful examination of how dangerous suggestible people can be, to those around them and to themselves. The post Book Review: “We Are All Go…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

WATCH: Get a taste for Grid Theatre’s Red Peter with an excerpt from the Kafka adaptation by Featured Content

"They are good people, despite everything that happened..." Have a sneak peek at what to expect from Red Peter, Grid Theatre's adaptation of Kafka's A Report to an Academy at Camden Fringe, …

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1053: Matthew Amendt by Adam Szymkowicz

Matthew AmendtHometown: Indiana, PA. Current Town: Brooklyn, NYQ:  What are you working on now?A:  A new play called THE COMEDIAN'S TRAGEDY running at the Access Theater until July 6th, a…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Lindsay-Abaire’s ‘Ripcord’ pulls the rug out from under senior-living pranksters by Nelson Pressley

A return to early antic style from the author of “Good People” and “Rabbit Hole.”

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Monday, April 8, 2019

When Health Comes First: Diaries of a Workaholic by Mo Brady

by Stephanie Bissonnette Stephanie Bissonnette Work broke up w…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Denzel Washington & Frances McDormand Eyeing Big-Screen Macbeth by Andy Lefkowitz

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand are bringing Shakespeare back to cinemas. The Tony and Oscar winners are in talks to co-star as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, respectively, in a new major…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

12 Times The Critics Were Absolutely Savage (But Not Necessarily Wrong) by Jeremy Scott Blaustein

As dutiful Theatre Nerds, not even the most cynical among us should root for a Broadway show to fail. I mean, what’s the point? First of all, there’s already enough negativity in this wo…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Matthew Broderick & Tate Donovan Join Broadway Premiere of Celebrity Autobiography by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Broderick and Tate Donovan are returning to Broadway. The talented stars of stage and screen have joined the lineup of actors set to debut the hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiog…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Michael Douglas “Really Blessed” over Latest Role in “The Kominsky Method” by Blouin Artinfo

Fresh from his Hollywood Walk of Fame star, Academy Award winner Michael Douglas goes real to reel in Netflix’s “The Kominsky Method.”According to Breaking News, Douglas plays the role…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Monica Bauer by Zack Calhoon

Monica Bauer (playwright) Selected credits: Two Men Walk Into a Bar (Dream Up Festival, Theater for the New City), My Occasion of Sin (Urban Stages: Emerging Playwright Award)…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Spotlight On...Jennifer Piech by Michael Block

Name: Jennifer PiechHometown: Cinnaminson, New JerseyEducation: BA in Theatre from the College of William and MarySelect Credits: originated the role of Kate McGowan, Titanic, Broadway (Frie…

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Bad Things and Mostly Good People: ‘I Was Most Alive With You’ by Matthew Wexler

Performed simultaneously in English and ASL by two casts, Craig Lucas’s new play explores what happens when bad things happen to good people.

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Friday, September 28, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Jennifer Piech by Zack Calhoon

Jennifer Piech - Recent acting:  Margaret in Good People at Playroom Theatre, NYC (Dir. Don Stephenson),  Currently shooting a web series ,The Truth Hurts (Sharon Veil – Lea…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Ron Canada by Zack Calhoon

Ron Canada (Director/Executive Producer) was born and raised in NYC. His directing credits include "The Invested" (4th Street Theater, NY), "Lights Up on the Fade Out" (Lillian Theatre, CA),…

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Martin Behrman: ‘It’s a notoriously difficult industry – have good people around you’ by Giverny Masso

As he makes his West End debut as Sergeant Trotter in Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Martin Behrman tells Giverny Masso about the

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Review of ‘Alexandria’ by Saima Huq

Directed by Jordana Williams, Vince Gatton’s play Alexandria, set in a public library in the deep South, shows basically good people who will not listen to each other, even as life as …

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Friday, June 29, 2018

BWW Review: Carey Mulligan Considers Violence and Gender in Dennis Kelly's GIRLS & BOYS by Michael Dale

Perhaps some of the good people at Britain's Royal Court are in need of a hug these days. This week New York playgoers welcomed two transfers of exceedingly violent productions from that cel…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Photo Flash: ALADDIN on Broadway Makes Way for Some Exciting Celebrity Visitors! by BroadwayWorld

Aladdin on Broadway made way for some star visitors this week as Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, and Alex Newell of Broadway's Once on This Island and television star Ty Burrell stopped in for…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Roger Bart and Emma Hunton Join The Fosters Spinoff by Olivia Clement

The actors will be series regulars in the L.A.-set new TV show, Good People.

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