Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Thai superstar cabaret: 'We are happy for people to call us ladyboys, if they talk nice' by Monica Tan

Ladyboy performers talk about touring Australia in a big top extravaganza of diamentes, sequins and feathersThanyakarn “Micky” Rattanarak began thinking of herself as a girl when she was…

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When Bob Dylan Met Andy Warhol by Craig Hubert

In either July of 1965 or January of 1966, depending of the source, Bob Dylan walked into The Factory, Andy Warhol’s studio, accompanied by a film crew. The contentious meeting that follow…

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Once More With Feeling, A Local ‘Hair’ Cavorts At The Kravis by Bill Hirschman

Hair never was and isn’t now accurate reportage on the 1968 counter-culture,any more than Oklahoma was a faithful account of homesteading on the eve of statehood. But what the raw material…

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

‘Scandal’s Joe Morton Roars With The Power & Punch Of Dick Gregory In ‘Turn Me Loose’ – Review by Jeremy Gerard

If the only image that comes to mind at the mention of the name Dick Gregory is the skinny African American elder, his beaming visage ringed with a nimbus of white hair and beard, prepare…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Maureen Kelley Stewart The Wizard of Works: E.Y. Harburg by Sandi Durell

  by Joe Regan Jr.   MAC Hanson Award winner Maureen Kelley Stewart, she of the golden voice and beautiful silver hair, has chosen to celebrate “The Wizard of Words:  E.Y. Harbu…

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Jenna Russell on Hitting Kit Harington Over a Big Games of Thrones Spoiler & Why Their Doctor Faustus Is 'Crazy' by Matt Wolf

Jenna Russell has a 2006 Olivier Award and a 2008 Tony nomination for her performance as Dot/Marie in Sunday in the Park with George, but the musical theater regular has since shifted to the…

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Made Up review – an actor faces up to her career in intimate show by Alfred Hickling

Birmingham RepA film star and her make-up artist debate nude scenes, paparazzi and awards ceremonies in this revealing play from Stan’s CafeIt is a well-established fact that if you want t…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Star Wars Auction from “Grandfather of Modern Make-up Design” by Robert Michael Poole

Filming for the 8th installment in the Star Wars franchise kicked off earlier this year in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and June 8 fans of the series will be able to get their hands on some unique St…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Guardian profile: Tim Curry by Mark Brown

From Frank N Furter to king of Spamalot, via voiceovers - and some turkeysIt was 1968, and a young Tim Curry was in the gods at London's Palace Theatre looking down at Judi Dench as Sally Bo…

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Bird review – a fragile teenage tale with a fiercely beating heart by Lyn Gardner

Sherman Cymru, CardiffKatherine Chandler’s award-winning play about two girls living in a care home takes flight under the superb direction of Rachel O’RiordanAva (Georgia Henshaw) has b…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Ian Lavender: 'Dad's Army cost me a career in the movies' by Stuart Jeffries

Ian Lavender was 22 when he was cast as mummy's boy Private Pike in Dad's Army. It was a role that would come to haunt his career, stopping him from getting meatier parts. His one-man Edinbu…

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Yoni ki Raat (Night of the Vagina): South Asian women on sex, fear and family by Rashmee Kumar

Inspired by The Vagina Monologues, 10 South Asian and Indo-Caribbean women shared intimate narratives in an absorbing and revealing eveningNadia was sitting by the pool in a bathing suit whe…

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Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Broadway Theater Review: Long Day's Journey Into Night by Lauren Yarger

Jessica Lange Steers a Complex Mary Tyrone Through a Foggy JourneyBy Lauren Yarger“Once you’ve learned a lesson, it’s hard to unlearn it.”That’s just one of many thoughts to ponder…

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Broadway Theater Review: American Psycho by Lauren Yarger

Benjamin Walker and the cast. Photo: Jeremy DanielThe Ink Blots Aren’t What You Think They Are in This Psychological ThrillerBy Lauren YargerDuncan Sheik’s new Broadway musical American …

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Maggots Beware! Bryce Ryness to Replace Christopher Sieber in Matilda on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

A new terrifying headmistress will take up residence at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. Bryce Ryness is set to join the cast of Matilda on June 7 as the child-hurling Miss Agatha Trunchbull.…

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

TV hair and make-up artists can’t cope with us, say black actors by Matthew Hemley

Black actors are being asked to do their own hair and take their own make-up onto television sets, because productions are not

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Bristol, Ghana, Jamaica and back: my trip around the Atlantic slave triangle by Nell Frizzell

She’s made hair weaves from family photos and dresses out of cake. Now Selina Thompson has criss-crossed the Atlantic ocean on a freight ship to bash a giant rock of salt to bits – and i…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Broadway Baby Alert! Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford & Joe Tapper to Welcome a Son in the Fall by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Congratulations to Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford! Broadway.com has confirmed that the Tony winner is expecting her first child with her hubby, actor Joe Tapper. The baby, a boy, is due in Se…

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American Idol Favorite Diana Degarmo Will Join The Marvelous Wonderettes Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Diana Degarmo will join the cast of The Marvelous Wonderettes off-Broadway. The musical theater alum and American Idol runner up will take over for Kathy Brier in the role of Suzy Simpson fr…

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Playwrights describe their characters: can you identify them? – quiz by Guardian Staff

Sometimes the description of a character in the stage directions says as much as lines of dialogue. Do you recognise these eight figures as described by the playwrights who created them?• …

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Royal Ballet dancer fed up with critic's references to his ginger hair by Jamie Grierson

Edward Watson calls constant mentions of his red hair and pale skin in negative reviews ‘ridiculous’ A principal dancer at the Royal Ballet has turned on a critic for repeatedly mentioni…

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Broadway Theater Review: Tuck Everlasting by Lauren Yarger

Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Jesse Tuck and Sarah Charles Lewis Photo: Joan MarcusChildren’s Book Comes to Life, but Show Might Not Enjoy ImmortalityBy Lauren YargerStep into magical woods wher…

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Royal Ballet dancer fed up with critic's references to his ginger hair by Jamie Grierson

Edward Watson calls constant mentions of his red hair and pale skin in negative reviews ‘ridiculous’A principal dancer at the Royal Ballet has turned on a critic for repeatedly mentionin…

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Judith Mackrell talks to ballet dancer Edward Watson by Judith Mackrell

Edward Watson calls himself a 'ginger freak'. But to everyone else, he is the Royal Ballet's hottest new star. Judith Mackrell meets him on the eve of his biggest role yetIt was Edward Watso…

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Sunday, May 8, 2016

A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – the wildest of dreams by Susannah Clapp

Shakespeare’s Globe, LondonEmma Rice’s first production as artistic director at Shakespeare’s Globe is a glittering, unnerving comic triumphA sitar player sends music pulsing through t…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Edwin Denby: Memory, History and Documentation by Yoshiko Chuma, Jerome Robbins Dance Division Fellow

I have been a member of the Burckhardt family since 1979, through my relationship with Jacob Burckhardt, filmmaker and photographer. Edwin Denby was also a member of this family. By way of a…

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Spotlight On...Amy Jo Jackson by Michael Block

Name: Amy Jo JacksonHometown: Fort Worth, TX/Littleton, COEducation: The Boston ConservatorySelected Credits: Two prior solo concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below; among many other appearances at…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 831: Katie Bender by Adam Szymkowicz

Katie BenderHometown:  I was born in Houston Texas and moved around a lot growing up. New York, Texas and California feel like home. Current Town: Austin, TexasQ:  What are you wo…

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Hair raising: The things a swing must contend with… by Andrew Wright

I always took pride in the fact that no matter what was thrown at me when I was a swing, I could cope with it. I adored the challenge of no two shows the same and being thrown on halfway thr…

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Review: ‘The Explorers Club’ at Delaware Theatre Company in Wilmington by Deb Miller

Patterned Oriental carpets, richly aged dark wood paneling, a tufted leather sofa and a tapestry upholstered chair, an exotic collection of art, curiosities, and taxidermy specimens, and oth…

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