Thursday, September 10, 2020

Saatchi — the next generation steps up

Saatchi’s daughter opens a London gallery; Jerusalem’s Islamic art museum sells at Sotheby’s; Fortnum & Mason boss to head Hauser & Wirth; counting the art in storage

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Friday, August 14, 2020

New Book Traces Europe’s Great Buildings Back To Far East by Artsjournal

Given their prevalence in the great cathedrals of Europe, it is easy to imagine that pointed stone arches and soaring ribbed vaults are Christian in origin. But the former dates back to a se…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Monologues for Those Who Have Gone a Little Mad by Performerstuff

Monologues for Those Who Have Gone a Little Mad Written by: Amanda Grace June 29th A break from reality can be nice, but a break with reality can be even better. From giggle-inspiring …

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

On my radar: Hofesh Shechter's cultural highlights by Hofesh Shechter

The Israeli-born choreographer and dancer on Netflix series Unorthodox, the joy of board games – and banana pancakes The choreographer and dancer Hofesh Shechter was born in Jerusalem in 1…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Today on Broadway: Friday, April 24, 2020 & Bobby Conte Thornton by Ashley Steves

Mark Rylance heads back to “Jerusalem,” Miranda, Benanti, and many more join Sondheim’s 90th birthday celebration. Plus, Matt chats with Bobby Conte Thornton about his new album, “Co…

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Mark Rylance to Reprise Tony-Winning Jerusalem Role in West End in 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Jerusalem will return to the West End in 2021 with Tony and Olivier Award-winning star Mark Rylance reprising the role of Johnny "Rooster" Byron. The production will reunite the play’s ori…

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Mark Rylance Eyes Return to Jerusalem in 2021 by Olivia Clement

The actor will reprise his Tony- and Olivier-winning role of Rooster in Jez Butterworth's acclaimed drama.

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Mark Rylance to reprise his role in Jerusalem 2021 revival

Sonia Friedman Productions has confirmed a brand-new revival of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem play is in the works and will see Mark Rylance reprise his critically acclaimed role as Rooster …

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Mark Rylance to Star in New London Production of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem

Rylance will return to his Tony-winning role in 2021.

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Mark Rylance to star in revival of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem in 2021 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mark Rylance is to star in a revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning play Jerusalem of 2021 to be produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. This post Mark Rylance to star in…

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Jez Butterworth's JERUSALEM Will Return Next Year, Led By Original Star Mark Rylance

It has been announced that Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem will return next year. The production will star the play's original lead, Mark Rylance, in the role of Johnny 'Rooster' Byron!

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Mark Rylance to return as Rooster Byron in Jerusalem revival by Chris Wiegand

Jez Butterworth’s acclaimed play about English myths is to be revived in 2021, directed by Ian Rickson It was the barnstorming, defining performance of Mark Rylance’s stage career, winni…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda Breaks Up an Argument Between Two Quarantined Journalists

The Jerusalem Post has reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda broke up an argument between quarantined Israeli journalists. What were they fighting about? Which of Miranda's work was the best, o…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

‘A snapshot of a past that recently bled into the present’: NOT QUITE JERUSALEM – Finborough Theatre by Shanine Salmon

What makes Not Quite Jerusalem such a vivid and enjoyable play, is the nuanced and recognisable characters – backed here by exemplary performances from a talented cast.

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REVIEW: Not Quite Jerusalem, Finborough Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Not Quite Jerusalem, a play by Paul Kember now playing at the Finborough Theatre, London until 28 March This post REVIEW: Not Quite Jerusalem, Finborough…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Not Quite Jerusalem review at Finborough Theatre, London – ‘bleak state-of-the-nation commentary’ by Julia Rank

In Paul Kember’s 1980 Royal Court comedy-drama Not Quite Jerusalem, four 20-something Britons arrive on a kibbutz – seen at the time

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Not Quite Jerusalem, Finborough Theatre review - theatrical hit from 1980 now feels flat and stale by Rachel Halliburton

Paul Kember's play doesn't sing convincingly any more It may seem strange to watch a play about four English people on a kibbutz in the Seventies, and find yourself thinking about Brexit, bu…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Six-Part Cycle Steel, by Three-Time Tony Winner Mark Rylance, in Development from Guthrie Theater & A.R.T. by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Mark Rylance will bring to life the Age of Steel between the Civil War and World War I with a newly-in-development play series titled Steel. The six-part play, co-writ…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

The Obama Portraits Have Become, In Essence, Pilgrimage Sites by Artsjournal1

“Stories of visitors praying or breaking down in tears before the portraits circulated on social media.” (Not unlike Jerusalem or Lourdes.) Says the director of the National Portrait Gal…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Armenian Refugee Who Changed Jerusalem With His Ceramics by Artsjournal

Armenian pottery has become synonymous with Jerusalem, so it’s a shock to learn that the city’s ceramic tradition, beyond major monuments such as the Dome of the Rock, is just 100 years …

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Mark Rylance to Star in World Premiere Semmelweiss at Bristol Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Tony-winning actor Mark Rylance will head the cast of the world premiere play Semmelweiss next year at the Bristol Old Vic, according to The Stage. Tom Morris will direct the new…

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Friday, November 8, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019

Andile Gumbi, Former Simba of Broadway's The Lion King, Dies at 36 by Andy Lefkowitz

Andile Gumbi, a rising star who took the Broadway stage in The Lion King, passed away recently in Israel after suffering cardiac arrest, according to Eyewitness News. Gumbi was 36. At the t…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Internationally Acclaimed Cellist Amit Peled to Perform Free Concert by News Desk

Internationally acclaimed cellist Amit Peled joins Peabody Conservatory alumna Allison Freeman for a free concert this Sunday, October 13, 2019, at 4:30pm at St. Edward the Confessor Church …

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Isaac Sutton Interview: "Broadway Israel" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Last year I had so much fun interviewing Isaac Sutton that when he called me back, of course, I answered the phone. Isaac is returning to Feinstein’s/54 Below with an updated version of hi…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Jez Butterworth: quicksilver sage behind the 21st century's best play by Michael Billington

In Jerusalem, the playwright laid bare a country’s phoney myths and confronted who we are as individuals and nations The best plays of the 21st century Jez Butterworth is one of only two w…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An Israeli TV Series Shows The Jewish State Locked In Civil War by Artsjournal1

“In [Autonomies], set in the near future, civil war has cut the land into two countries. The coastal State of Israel is nonreligious, with the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv as its capital.…

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Review: ‘Perfect Arrangement’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Max Garner

Long a mainstay of the Baltimore community theater landscape, Fells Point Corner Theatre has been on quite a roll recently – delivering knockout productions like Jez Butterworth’s Jerus…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands to Star in World Premiere Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

John Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands, strong-voiced Broadway stars who previously shared the stage in the Green Day-scored musical American Idiot, have been selected to headline the new Avett…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS

The men of Choir Boy showcase their impressive choreography in a captivating performance of 'Rockin' Jerusalem' during the 73rd Annual Tony Awards!

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Ian Rickson by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: IAN RICKSON. To mark the approaching tenth anniversary of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, another chance to listen to its director Ian Rickson tell critic Aleks Sierz about…

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