Monday, May 22, 2017

Tony-Nommed Plays Oslo, Indecent & Sweat Win 2017 Obie Awards; The Band's Visit Also Honored by Andy Lefkowitz

Three 2017 Best Play Tony Award nominees whose Broadway runs were preceded by off-Broadway productions—Oslo, Indecent and Sweat—each won Obie Awards on May 22 in a cere…

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‘Oslo’ Continues Awards Spree; ‘Indecent’s Paula Vogel, Too: The Obies by Jeremy Gerard

The Obie Awards, founded in 1955 by the Village Voice to the nascent off-Broadway theater movement, recognized the original production of Oslo currently a contender for the best play Tony af…

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Dear Evan Hansen Tony Nominees Pasek & Paul Among Presenters at 2017 Obie Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, past Obie winners and current Tony nominees for Dear Evan Hansen, will present at the 2017 Obie Awards on May 22. The yearly celebration of off-Broadway will take…

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Sex Apps Aren't Just for Hookups Anymore, They're for Boyfriend Hunting! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoThe impetus for apps like Grindr, Scruff and Hornet (and before that, sites like Manhunt and Adam4Adam) was primarily sexual, giving guys a chance to seek the hooku…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Dramatists Spring Luncheon Honors Paula Vogel & Daryl Roth by Sandi Durell

  The Marriott Marquis Ballroom was filled with celebrity guests as the New Dramatists honored Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel (Indecent) and Broadway producer Daryl Roth with the Ou…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

INDECENT Playwright Paula Vogel to Chat Career with Linda Winer for LPTW by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, June 5 at 600 pm, the League of Professional Theatre Women LPTW, a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the prof…

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Just Announced: Off Broadway Alliance Award Winners by Matthew Wexler

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Of…

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Indecent, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, Sweeney Todd & More Win Off-Broadway Alliance Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Off-Broadway Alliance, the organization of off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off-…

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ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced! by BroadwayWorld

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Of…

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Indecent, Sweeney Todd Among 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

This year's ceremony will also honor Indecent playwright Paula Vogel.

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BWW Morning Brief May 16th, 2017 - New Dramatists Luncheon, SECRET and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news The New Dramatists honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth amp Paula Vogel at their spring luncheon, and illusionist Derren Brown's SECRET opens tonight Off-…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Drag Queens Can't Just Lip-Synch Anymore! That Isn't Enough! by Justin Moran

Michael MustoEntertainmentMichael MustoIn the old days, it was enough for a drag queen to just stand there in a wig and a dress and mouth along to a Britney Spears or Whitney Houston song. Y…

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Theater News: Paula Vogel to Lead Free Playwriting Boot Camp at the Vineyard Theatre

Vogel's drama Indecent is Tony-nominated.

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INDECENT's Paula Vogel to Offer Playwriting Boot Camp at Vineyard Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The Tony-nominated playwright Paula Vogel INDECENT - a Pulitzer Prize winning dramatist and one of the nation's preeminent teachers of playwriting -- will offer one of her trademark sessions…

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Indecent! by Mark Weston

Indecent Cort Theatre, NYC Indecent is a strange play. It's like getting a gorgeously wrapped package and finding something insubstantial and vaguely disturbing inside the box. The…

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tony Talk Podcast-Episode 7: The Other Awards by Broadwayandme

The theater awards season is like a presidential campaign. Everyone has their eyes on the ultimate prize but there are lots of other contests along the way that offer trophies and with them,…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 938: Ashley J. Jacobson by Adam Szymkowicz

Ashley J. JacobsonHometown: Wood-Ridge, NJ Current Town: Brooklyn, NYQ:  Tell me about How to Be Safe.A:  “How to Be Safe” is a drama about an agoraphobic empath, Audrey -someo…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tony Nominees Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman to Lead INDECENT Talk-Backs Next Week by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominees Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman will be the featured speakers in post-show talk-backs May 16-18 at Indecent at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Theater News: Indecent's Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman to Lead Post-Show Talkbacks

The new Broadway play is nominated for three Tony Awards.

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Theater Review: New York Stage Round-up — “Indecent,” “Sweat, and “Bandstand.” by Iris Fanger

Sweat and Indecent serve as forceful reminders that art matters -- as if proof was needed.

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Interviews: Sweat and Indecent Are Broadway's Only Plays Directed by Women

Kate Whoriskey and Tony nominee Rebecca Taichman get serious about uncovering unconscious bias on Broadway.

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Cheering The Outer Critics Circle's Awards by Broadwayandme

I promise to get back to talking about shows I've seen soon but as a card-carrying member of the Outer Critics Circle, I feel honor-bound to tout the awards we announced on Monday. The OCC r…

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Elizabeth McGovern Will Star In Broadway Revival of ‘Time And The Conways’ by Jeremy Gerard

Downton Abbey and Ragtime star Elizabeth McGovern will return to Broadway this fall, 27 years after playing Ophelia to Stephen Lang’s Hamlet. She’ll star in Time and the Conways,…

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DOWNTON ABBEY Star Elizabeth McGovern Will Lead TIME AND THE CONWAYS on Broadway; Rebecca Taichman Set to Direct by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO just announcedthe new Broadway production of Time and the Conways by J. B. Priestley, directed by Tony nominee Rebecca Taichman I…

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Theater News: Elizabeth McGovern to Star in New Broadway Revival of Time and the Conways

The Downton Abbey star will be directed by Indecent Tony nominee Rebecca Taichman.

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Downton Abbey Star Elizabeth McGovern to Lead Broadway Revival of Time and the Conways by Andy Lefkowitz

Elizabeth McGovern, an Emmy nominee for Downton Abbey, will star as Mrs. Conway in the first Broadway revival of J.B. Priestley's 1938 play Time and the Conways, directed by Rebecca Taic…

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Before Paula Vogel’s Indecent There Was How I Learned to Drive by Kathy Henderson

Paula Vogel’s 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse, painted a complex portrait of an abusive relationship.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Broadway Grosses, Like Broadway Shows, Are All Over The Map; ‘Anastasia’ Up $180K by Jeremy Gerard

Rodgers and Hammerstein knew that audiences liked being taken to exotic places (the South Pacific, Thailand, Austria, Oklahoma!) and these days Broadway is looking like a map of the world,…

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Oslo & The Band's Visit Win 2017 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards by Broadway.com

Oslo and The Band's Visit have been named winners of the 2017 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards. The selections were made at the organization's 82nd annual voting m…

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Broadway Grosses: A Doll's House, Part 2 Excels at Box Office Following a Slew of Tony Nominations by Broadway.com

The new Broadway play A Doll's House, Part 2 had quite a week. After receiving eight Tony Award nominations—the most of any play—ticket-buyers expressed their interest in the…

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'Come From Away' Actress Jenn Colella is Out, Polyamorous & Tony-Nominated by Michael Musto

One of the Broadway season’s biggest hits, the seven-time Tony nominated Come From Away is a rousing, folksy show about the real-life incident where planes were d…

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