Friday, May 29, 2015

Broadway Hit Matilda Launches National Tour Tonight in Los Angeles by Adam Hetrick

Bryce Ryness (Hair) stars as Miss Trunchbill in the national tour of Matilda The Musical, which officially launches May 29 in Los Angeles. Young actresses Gabby Gutierrez, Mia Sinclair Jenne…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Annaleigh Ashford, Julie White & Robert Sella Tapped for A.R. Gurney's Sylvia on Broadway This Fall by Imogen Lloyd Webber

How do you choose between the love of your life and man’s best friend? 2015 Tony nominees Annaleigh Ashford and Julie White, along with Robert Sella, will lead a production of A.R. Gur…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tis Pity She's a Whore: Bloody Camp by Nicole Serratore

With perhaps a nod too far into camp at times the Red Bull Theater production of John Ford's famous, bloody, incest tragedy still managed to show the hypocrisy and vanity of men, the power o…

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"A Free-Ranging, Even Frenetic Power" by Rob Weinert-Kendt

A striking number of people involved in the May 2006 production of columbinus at New York Theatre Workshop went on to have careers I've followed, and/or I've gotten to know: actors Anna …

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Monday, May 25, 2015

2nd Annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL 7 Days! 20 Plays!

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY And Taylor Gilbert and Sam Anderson Present The Second Annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL 7 Days! 20 Plays! Mark St. Amant –Festival Chair Scott Alan Smith-Festiva…

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Theater Review: A Chaotic Remix of Romeo and Juliet

Also: The return of 'Hair.'

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Broadway Grosses for week ending 7-17-2011

The grosses for the week ending July 17, 2011 remained about the same as the week before falling only $2,700 with attendance falling less than 2K.  The top three remained the same for the w…

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Hair Offers a Little Summer Love-In at the St. James Theater

Gliddy glup gloopy nibby nabby noopy la la la lo lo. Hair is back on Broadway, in all its wonderfully goofy, psychedelic and energetic, sweet and sad, moving, joyous ridiculousness. And it…

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MAKE LOVE NOT WAR by Matt Windman

It may not measure up completely to past performances, but anyone who hasn t seen Hair is urged to go.

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December Leftovers by Peter Filichia

Nice month, as December always is. We all take it a little easier, work shorter hours, return fewer calls and e-mails, go to more parties, and see more friends. It’s almost as if the f…

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You ARE That Smart by Peter Filichia

Congratulations to Paul Broussard, Chris Cuddihee, Kevin Daly, Kevin Dawson, Jason Flum, Laura Frankos, John Greene, Cathy Jones, John Kaiser, Tom Lancaster, Jack Lechner, Alex Mallory, Mich…

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Evergreen Players’ P.K. Worley dies at 78

Paul “P.K.” Worley, a man with an impish grin and an infectious love of family and theater, died suddenly Wednesday night in Evergreen. He spent 25 years with the Evergreen Playe…

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Broadway and off-Broadway shows shut down for Hurricane Irene

ALL BROADWAY PERFORMANCES IN NEW YORK CITY CANCELLED THIS WEEKEND New York, NY – (August 26, 2011) –  As a result of the suspension of public transportation by government authoritie…

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Clown Car Chronicles: The Same Suitcase in Another Hall, Part 1

3 weeks later. I find myself with shorter hair and more kissing under my belt (not literally… or maybe). Where has this summer gone? I lie in bed sometimes unable to fall asleep becaus…

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NOISES OFF (LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS): 100% – SWEET

SWEET Of all the variations on the classic farce I have seen over a long career, only two can, on stages large and small, with professionals or gifted amateurs, be guaranteed to be fall-out-…

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One Night Only – REAF -Touring Cast of HAIR – Nov. 7, 2011

                        The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation (REAF) presents a special One Night Only Benefit Cabaret With Company M…

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One Night Only – REAF -Touring Cast of HAIR – Nov. 7

                        The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation (REAF) presents a special One Night Only Benefit Cabaret With Company M…

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HAIRSPRAY (CARPENTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER): 100% – SWEET

SWEET Director Larry Raben, musical director Dennis Castellano and choreographer Lee Martino have done the creators proud with this thoroughly enjoyable production. Margaret Gray – LA …

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The Friday Feature

Musical Theatre West presents Hairspray, rockin’ the Carpenter Center through November 13. The critics seem to like it. Check it out before it ends. And as always, LemonHeads, our new …

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Evergreen Players to take on “Hair,” “Laramie Project”

The re-dawning of the Age of Aquarius is showing no signs of un-dawning. The Evergreen Players, seizing on the momentum of a recent Broadway revival, a national tour and a pretty great 2010 …

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HAIRSPRAY at Musical Theatre West Teaser

Musical Theatre West presents HAIRSPRAY the hit Broadway musical October 28 - November 13, 2011 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. Starring Jim J. Bullock (“One Day…

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A Wealth of Reason

Like most of my colleagues, I became a theater critic primarily for the money.  By now I’ve gotten more creative with storing giant bags of cash – I type atop a “beanbag&#…

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Performance to Benefit Peace Over Violence

  The Saturday, February 11 performance of God’s Ear, a play by Jenny Schwartz, directed by Rory Kozoll, is set to benefit Peace Over Violence, a social service agency dedicated to th…

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FROM THE CAPTAIN'S CHAIR by Matt Windman

William Shatner’s new one-man show makes for a fun evening of personal reminiscing, video clips and one of his strange musical performances.

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, La Bete, and A Life in the Theatre--Second Helpings on 45th Street by Michael Feingold

A fake Andrew Jackson and a fake Moliere join a real Patrick Stewart on Broadway

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Metropolita(i)n Revue to Be Preserved with Cast Recording by Andy Propst

Christophe Mirambeau, Ken Bloom, and Barry Kleinbort's revue Meotrpolita(i)n, which played the Laurie Beechman Theatre earlier this month, will be preserved with an original cast recording. …

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BWW Reviews: Sinatra Is Back In Vegas In Twyla Tharp's SINATRA DANCE WITH ME by Ellen Sterling

It is a perfect combination the ultra-cool of Frank Sinatras music and put it with the heat of Twyla Tharps choreography. Add sets, costumes and lighting and you have the show that opened S…

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COME LOOK AT THE FREAKS AT CSULB

Cal State Long Beach University Players presents Side Show, by Bill Russell and Henry Krieger, March 16th through March 24th. Directed by acclaimed department chair Joanne Gordon, Side Show …

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Betty Buckley and Seth Rudetsky to Offer April 2 For the Love of Broadway Concert in Kansas CIty by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will offer a one-night-only performance of For the Love of Broadway at Municipal Auditorium Music Hall in Kansas City, Missouri on April 2. Seth Rudetsky wil…

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Imagine a room where everybody knows best By Christopher Reynolds

Hundreds of art, dance, music and theater pundits hit L.A. for the first National Critics Conference. (And who invited the auto writer?)

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