Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Slave Narratives: "Underground Railroad Game" and "Nat Turner in Jerusalem" by Broadway & Me

It may be hard to remember now but many people believed that Barack Obama's presidency would take the country into a post-racial era, where, as Martin Luther King Jr. once dreamed, people wo…

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Maxamoo Podcast Discusses The Undertaking, Life & Times, Underground Railroad Game, Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Maxamoo

We ventured out en mass four consecutive nights and lived to recount the tale. Discussed in this episode Shows Discussed The Undertaking from The Civilians at BAM, Life amp Times Episode 8 f…

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The Undertaking, Life & Times: Episode 8, Underground Railroad Game, Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Maxamoo

We ventured out en mass four consecutive nights and lived to recount the tale. Discussed in this episode: The Undertaking from The Civilians at BAM (1:33) Life & Times: Episode 8 from…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

'Nat Turner in Jerusalem' review: Timely but preachy history

"Nat Turner in Jerusalem" takes on the important -- and with the upcoming movie Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" suddenly timely -- 1831 slave revolt with the seriousness deserved by th…

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Interviews: Nat Turner in Jerusalem's Playwright and Star Discuss Faith and Legacy of Slavery

The new play, presented by New York Theater Workshop, is a fictionalized account of the rebellion leader's final night on earth.

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Photo Flash: Nat Turner in Jerusalem Opens at New York Theatre Workshop

Nathan Alan Davis' new play is directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian.

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Review: ‘Nat Turner in Jerusalem,’ an Avatar of Divine Vengeance by Ben Brantley

Nathan Alan Davis’s contemplative and largely inert play depicts the famous leader of a slave uprising as a biblical martyr and prophet.

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Nat Turner in Jerusalem – NYTW by Sandi Durell

    by Michael Bracken     In August, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia, Nat Turner, a self-styled preacher and soldier of God, led a slave rebellion that resulted …

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Review: Nat Turner in Jerusalem

Nathan Alan Davis takes a fresh look at history at New York Theatre Workshop.

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Nat Turner in Jerusalem review – rebel's last stand fails to inspire by Alexis Soloski

New York Theater Workshop, New YorkA new drama imagines the slave rebellion leader’s final night in prison before being hanged. The result is a static two-hander in which the leads fail to…

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'Nat Turner in Jerusalem': Theater Review by Frank Scheck

The new off-Broadway drama, 'Nat Turner in Jerusalem,' concerns the leader of the 1831 slave rebellion played by Nate Parker in his acclaimed upcoming film, 'The Birth of a Nation.' read more

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Nat Turner in Jerusalem review by Jonathan Mandell

Nat Turner in Jerusalem, a new play by Nathan Alan Davis at New York Theatre Workshop, is yet another retelling of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave insurrection, a story that has been told and reto…

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Nat Turner in Jerusalem: Review and Pics by New York Theater

Nat Turner in Jerusalem, a new play by Nathan Alan Davis at New York Theatre Workshop, is yet another retelling of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave insurrection, a story that has been told and reto…

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Nat Turner in Jerusalem Opens Tonight at New York Theatre Workshop by Olivia Clement

Nathan Alan Davis’ play imagines Nat Turner during the final night in his jail cell.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Spotlight On...John Ahlin and Christopher Patrick Mullen by Michael Block

Name: John Ahlin and Christopher Patrick MullenHometown: JA: Born in Houston Texas, Moved to New York when I was 6 months old.CPM: Raised in Malvern PA, lives in Brooklyn New York.Education…

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Spotlight On...Winsome Brown by Michael Block

Name: Winsome Brown

Hometown:  Toronto, Canada
   
Education:  High school: University of Toronto Schools. College: Harvard College 

Select Credits:  This i…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

NICE FISH Extends By Three Weeks! by BroadwayWorld

Direct from sold out seasons at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University in Cambridge and St Ann's Warehouse in New York, Academy andBaftaAward-winner Mark Rylance Bridge of Spie…

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

FERRIS AND MILNES Comedy Due Announce their 'Complete Works of Andrew Lloyd Webber'! by BroadwayWorld

Ferris amp Milnes Last Night of the Promswill burst into the St. James Studio with an explosion of colour, comedy, music and flag wavingon Sunday 25 September 2016 at 7.00pm.The musical come…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Nat Turner in Jerusalem Begins Tonight Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Nathan Alan Davis’ play imagines Nat Turner during the final night in his jail cell.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Fuse Film Review: “A Tale of Love and Darkness” — A Haunting View of 1940s Israel by Helen Epstein

Natalie Portman turned Israeli author Amos Oz’s extraordinary memoir of 1940s Jerusalem into a superb film,

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

When Star-Crossed Lovers Meet… in East Jerusalem by Michael Van Duzer

interview by MICHAEL VAN DUZER This season, Theatricum Botanicum presents a new production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Ellen Geer, the company’s Artistic Director and director of…

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Spotlight On...Mia Romero by Michael Block

Name: Mia RomeroHometown: San Francisco, CAEducation: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYCFavorite Credits: Gabriela in References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Anna in Closer, Celestina i…

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

NYTW’s Othello and Nat Turner in Jerusalem Find Their Casts by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre has announced complete casting for the first two productions of the season.

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Mark Rylance And Louis Jenkins' Critically-Acclaimed Nice Fish Transfers to London Following Sold Out Runs In New York

Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed new comic play Nice Fish set for West End transfer. Direct from sold out seasons at the American Repertory Theater at Har…

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Friday, June 17, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/17/16- John Gallagher, Jr. by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, John Gallagher, Jr. Gallagher originated the role of Moritz Stiefel in Spring Awakening on Broadway after performing the role Off-Broadway and in workshops at Lincoln Center.…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Friday, June 3, 2016

Spotlight On...Matthew Cohn by Michael Block

Name: Matthew CohnHometown: New York CityEducation: Dartmouth CollegeFavorite Credits: Harry Horner in The Country Wife—the show on which I met Meg MacCary, who pulled me into Seen/By Ever…

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

The River – review by Michael Billington

Royal Court, LondonI spy a danger for the theatre in a new form of chic exclusivity. Because everyone wants to see Jez Butterworth's first new play since Jerusalem and because space is limit…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Three-Time Tony & Oscar Winner Mark Rylance Will Lead Nice Fish in the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

After talk that Mark Rylance would return to Broadway this fall in Farinelli and the King, comes the news that he instead will headline Nice Fish in the West End. The three-time Tony and Osc…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Spotlight On...Jessica Frey by Michael Block

Name: Jessica FreyHometown: Lexington, KYEducation: NYU, Tisch, Atlantic Acting SchoolSelect Credits: Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility; Clown Bar, and Giant Killer Slugs with Pipeline Theatr…

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Theatre review: Jerusalem / Royal Court, London by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court, LondonAbout half a mile down from the Little Chef on the A14, a giant chats about building Stonehenge. In a Wiltshire glade at dawn, teenage girls tumble bug-eyed and doped-up f…

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