Monday, June 17, 2019

A First Look at David Mamet’s Bitter Wheat in London by Marc J. Franklin

The Harvey Weinstein–inspired drama, starring John Malkovich, is set to open at the Garrick Theatre June 19.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

“Harvey” at Laguna Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Playwright Mary Chase’s whimsical and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy from 1944—Harvey—is now playing at the Laguna Playhouse, with French Stewart charmingly inhabiting the role of Elwo…

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Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles trailer previews the story of the musical's unlikely journey to Broadway classic by Maureen Lee Lenker

Fiddler on the Roof is an essential part of Broadway traditions at this point — as crucial to the American songbook and stage as Oklahoma or West Side Story. And yet, for a time, it see…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Mary Bacon Joins Kate Hamill's New Theatrical Version of Little Women by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veteran Mary Bacon has taken over the roles of Marmie/Aunt March in Kate Hamill's new stage adaptation of Little Women at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Bacon replaces original cas…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Harvey Fierstein on the Backstage Nests of Broadway by Harvey Fierstein

The writer and actor describes how he fashions his dressing rooms into “explosions of color and life.”

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The Backstage ‘Nests’ Of Broadway by Artsjournal2

Harvey Fierstein (who prefers a riot of color): “Superstition demands that a dressing room cannot be decorated until the reviews are published. It’s the old ‘counting your chicks befor…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein play is a sick joke by Johnny Oleksinski

LONDON — David Mamet has done it again! By which I mean that the out-of-his-mind playwright has appalled, offended and perplexed a packed house of hundreds of people — this time with his…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Natalie Deryn Johnson by Zack Calhoon

NATALIE DERYN JOHNSON is an improvisational movement artist, poet, photographer based in New York City. In 2018 she was chosen to partake in the Once Upon Water Residency in Toronto and was…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

“We Were Just Treated Like Family.” by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Shoshana Bean Broadway leading lady and chart…

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

That Proposed Harvey Weinstein Settlement Is Unlikely To Last by Artsjournal2

No, a $44 million settlement is not going to satisfy everyone – or, more likely, anyone at all. “Attorneys for two of the alleged victims rejected the proposal outright; while another qu…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Houston Company METdance Evicted From Its Headquarters by Artsjournal1

Six years ago, the company moved into a newly-rehabbed 11,000-square-foot space with rent and expenses of $15,000 a month — expensive, though below market for the size and location. But th…

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Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Returns To The Royal Opera by BroadwayWorld

David McVicar's acclaimed production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro returns to The Royal Opera for its sixth revival since its 2006 premiere. Renowned English conductor John Eliot Gardin…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Why the 2019 Tonys Will Be an Emotional Full-Circle Moment for Torch Song Producer Richie Jackson by Paul Wontorek

One fateful day in 1982, early in the original triumphant three-year run of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy, Carol Jackson of Bellmore, Long Island came into the city to catch a perf…

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Everything We Know About ‘Bitter Wheat,’ David Mamet’s New Play by Holly Williams

With John Malkovich playing a Harvey Weinstein-style character, the play already has people talking — and speculating.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Harvey Granat Songs and Stories: On Kander and Ebb by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   Willkommen! And bienvenue! Welcome!/Fremder, étranger, stranger…Today’s entertaining session with Harvey Granat begins not with traditional introductions, but rather…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

‘Wonderfully warm & affectionate’: BOOM BANG-A-BANG – Above the Stag Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Jonathan Harvey’s delightfully funny comedy Boom Bang-A-Bang exploring relationships and how quickly they can disintegrate is sharply brought to life in this engaging production.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Hulu Acquires U.S Rights to Harvey Weinstein Documentary “Untouchable” by Blouin Artinfo

Hulu has acquired exclusive US rights to director Ursula Macfarlane’s documentary “Untouchable” about disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein, reports The Hollywood Reporter.A Lightbo…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1036: Mora V. Harris by Adam Szymkowicz

Mora V. HarrisHometown: Pittsburgh, PA for the first nine years, Durham, NC after that. Current Town: Pittsburgh, PA Q:  What are you working on now?A:  I have a play in development called…

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IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Three by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Three, "Balanchine created Diamonds for Suzanne Farrell, who - after many years of absence from the company - returned t…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 21- Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG TRILOGY Wins The 1983 Tony Award for Best Play by Alexa Criscitiello

In 1983, a three-act groundbreaking work, Torch Song Trilogy, was one of the big winners on Tony night, picking up awards for Best Play and Best Leading Actor in a play for it's author and l…

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Full West End Cast Announced for David Mamet's Bitter Wheat Starring John Malkovich by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Bitter Wheat, a new play written and directed by David Mamet, set to make its world premiere in London this spring. The previously reported production is slated to be…

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Complete Cast Announced for London Staging of David Mamet’s Bitter Wheat, Starring John Malkovich by Adam Hetrick

The Harvey Weinstein–inspired drama will begin previews June 7 at the Garrick Theatre.

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‘Beautifully compelling’: ORPHEUS DESCENDING – Menier Chocolate Factory by Ian Foster

Tennessee Williams’s Orpheus Descending may not be his greatest play but Tamara Harvey’s production for the Menier Chocolate Factory proves most affecting in the end.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Harvey Fierstein Sing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' at Hollywood Bowl's THE LITTLE MERMAID Concert by Stage Tube

Disney's The Little Mermaid is playing for two nights only at the Hollywood Bowl, on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. Check out the video of Harvey Fierstein singing Poor Unfortunate…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Andrew Lippa Interview: "The Man In The Ceiling", "Unbreakable", and "John & Jen" by Adam Rothenberg

Four years after our first interview together, I’m thrilled to be able to catch up with Emmy winner and Tony/Grammy nominee Andrew Lippa to discuss the release of his recent cast recording…

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Lea Michele and Harvey Fierstein Head Cast of Hollywood Bowl’s Immersive The Little Mermaid by Andrew Gans

The Little Mermaid—An Immersive Live-to-Film Concert Experience also features Ken Page, Peter Gallagher, and more.

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25 Days of Tonys: Torch Song’s Harvey Fierstein and Richie Jackson by Ruthie Fierberg

Why producer Jackson needed to bring Torch Song back to Broadway—and why Fierstein let him.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Weinstein Company (As In Harvey) Files For Bankruptcy Liquidation by Artsjournal1

“In a bankruptcy filing on Tuesday, lawyers for the studio … said it was burning through what little cash it had left. … The Weinstein Company has been negotiating for more than a year…

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BWW Review: ORPHEUS DESCENDING, Menier Chocolate Factory by Cindy Marcolina

Theatr Clwyd's latest co-production with the Menier Chocolate Factory takes on Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending. Last seen in London at the Donmar Warehouse in 2000 starring Helen Mirr…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A Harvard Dean Is Working On Harvey Weinstein’s Defense. Students Protested. Harvard Removes Dean by Artsjournal

Conor Friedersdorf writes that Harvard’s actions go against the principle that everyone deserves a defense. “Educational institutions ought to teach young adults this justice-enhancing l…

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