Monday, May 25, 2015

Theater Review: The Chav Anthem That Is Jerusalem

Jez Butterworth's green and trenchant play.

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Twitter Buzz for 2011 Tony winning Best Actor/Actress in a Play

At the 65th Annual Tony Awards, Mark Rylance and Frances McDormand won big for leading actor/actress for Jerusalem and Good People, respectively, as well as The Normal Heart‘s Ellen Ba…

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Tony Awards: Real time winners

Don’t look if you don’t want to know – The Tonys are on a delayed broadcast to the Western half of the nation, Here we go: Best musical – “The Book of Mormon…

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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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Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 8-28-2011 Hit Hard by Irene

The Broadway grosses for the week ending 8-28-2011 were drastically affected by Hurricane Irene, which shut down Broadway for two full days over the weekend.  The industry at large lost an …

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New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza

Wed, February 29 through Sun, April 1 @ Theater J, presented by Theater J

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Two stars align for Chekhov BY PETER FILICHIA

Olympia Dukakis smiles with fondness when she remembers the time she saw Louis Zorich rolling around on the floor.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Interview with CAMELOT’s Mary McNulty by Erin Nagel

Next week Lerner & Lowe’s Camelot makes a stop at Saint Paul’s Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. This enchanting fable with characters like King Arthur, Guenevere, Lanc…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

King John review – candlelit Shakespeare is spine-tingling by Lyn Gardner

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, NorthamptonThis Globe co-production is a treat for the senses thanks to Orlando Gough’s glorious scoreWhen Simon de Senlis, Earl of Northampton, returned from…

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/16/15- JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Stage Tube

Today in 2000, the second Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar opened at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts now the Foxwoods Theatre, where it ran for 161 performances. Jesus Chri…

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Great performances: Mark Rylance in Jerusalem by Michael Billington

As Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron, Rylance transformed himself into a strutting, muscular figure in Jez Butterworth’s haunting study of a changing England Continue reading...

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/10; A CHORUS LINE in Columbus, THE HOBBIT in Detroit, NEW JERUSALEM in Miami by BroadwayWorld

Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include NEW JERUSALEM at Gablestage in Miami, A CHORUS LINE at Short North Stage in Columbus, THE HOBBIT at Detroit's Acto…

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

People You Should Know . . . Liba Vaynberg by Zack Calhoon

Liba Vaynberg has New York credits that include The Golem of Havana (La MaMa), Black Milk and Macbeth (Classic Stage Company), Novaya Zemlya (HER…

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Intriguing Thought-Provoking Look At The Nature Of God On GableStage’s New Jerusalem by Bill Hirschman

The central tenets of Baruch de Spinoza's rationalist ethos are explored exhaustively and exhaustingly in GableStage’s intriguing production of David Ives’ New Jerusalem which surely co…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Chasing ‘The Messiah’ and Bruno Schulz's Long-Lost Novel

A restless rabbinical student in Jerusalem, Niles Elliot Goldstein, became obsessed with the art of Bruno Schulz, who was killed by the Nazis. What happened to his biggest project, ‘Th…

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Friday, March 27, 2015

People You Should Know . . . Georgia Cohen by Zack Calhoon

Georgia Cohen is a born and bred New Yorker, with Australian parents from Melbourne, where most of her family now lives. Some of the roles she has played include:  Meg, Crimes of the He…

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Mark Rylance to Star in West End Transfer of FARINELLI AND THE KING by BroadwayWorld

Shakespeare's Globe and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce the West End transfer of Claire van Kampen's critically-acclaimed new play Farinelli and the King, directed by Jo…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

People You Should Know . . . Jens Rasmussen by Zack Calhoon

Jens Rasmussen is an award winning actor, whose work has been called, "breath taking (and incredibly carnal), intense, emotional, raw, and human." In New York he's worked…

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Jerusalem Cinematheque and Film Festival Founder Lia Van Leer Dies at 90

Lia Van Leer, who founded the Haifa and Jerusalem Cinematheque as well as the Israeli Film Archive and Jerusalem Film Festival, has died at age 90. Benjamin Ivry remembers the considerable i…

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

'Dig' Is Too Shallow by Far

During the Gaza war, rocket fire forced NBC Universal’s “Dig” to stop production in Jerusalem and move out of the country. If only the show itself were half that dramatic. Click here f…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Spotlight On...Stacey Roca by Michael Block

Name: Stacey RocaHometown: Born in Liverpool, raised in Johannesburg, then back to England.Education: 10 GCSE's, 3 A - Levels, a 3 year diploma in Classical Acting from Webber Douglas Academ…

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Mark Rylance-Led Farinelli and the King Will Transfer to London's West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance is returning to the West End—next stop Broadway? Claire van Kampen’s new play Farinelli and the King, which is currently running at the Sam Wa…

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

People You Should Know . . . Max Baker by Zack Calhoon

MAX BAKER (Playwright/Director) grew up in London. He worked for a number of years as a director on the London Fringe circuit before moving to Durant, Oklahoma. He received an MA in playwrit…

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Spotlight On...Dipti Bramhandkar by Michael Block

Name: Dipti BramhandkarHometown: Mumbai, IndiaEducation: Cornell University (BA in English Literature) Cambridge University (MA in English Literature)Favorite Credits: ‘Everybody Got a Sto…

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Friday, February 13, 2015

“50 Shades” Star, Jez Butterworth, Matthew Morrison, Annie Baker and Zosia Mamet Join All-Star Bill by Olivia Clement

The Atlantic Theater Company will present its 30th anniversary Gala March 2, hosted by "Desperate Housewives" star and Academy Award nominee Felicity Huffman. The evening will feat…

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The River by Cameron Kelsall

Photo: Sara KrulwichPlaywright Jez Butterworth embraces the poetic in his work. In his 2009 epic Jerusalem (seen on Broadway in 2011, with Mark Rylance), he attempted to answer Blake's patri…

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Hi's and Lo's of Four Star-Studded Shows: "The River," "The Real Thing," "A Delicate Balance," and "It's Only a by Broadway & Me

The city is filling up with holiday visitors and, of course, a lot of those folks want to see a Broadway show. And the ones who want to see a show probably want to see a show with a big-name…

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Friday, December 19, 2014

The River, Starring Hugh Jackman, Recoups on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The River, starring Tony winner Hugh Jackman, has recouped its $3.2 million capitalization. The Jez Butterworth-penned drama began performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre on October…

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Broadway Theater Review: The River starring Hugh Jackman by Lauren Yarger

Plot Waters Too Murky to Figure Out What Hugh Jackman is Doing By the RiverBy Lauren YargerLet me start out by saying that I although I was somewhat alone in the critics circles a couple of …

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Everything He Wanted To Know About Life Among the Ex-Orthodox

Tuvia Tenenbom thought he might escape the gloom of strife-torn Jerusalem by spending an uplifting evening with those who have left the Orthodox world. Boy, was he wrong. Click here for the …

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

BWW Exclusive: Rabbi Dr. Natan Ophir on SOUL DOCTOR- The Time is Now by BroadwayWorld

The new off-Broadway production of Soul Doctor, created by Daniel S. Wise, David Schechter, and Shlomo Carlebach and directed and choreographed by Mindy Cooper, is currently in previews at t…

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