Sunday, October 23, 2016

UNESCO Head Distances Herself From Jerusalem Resolution as New Measure Looms

The head of the United Nations cultural agency continued to distance herself from resolutions that deny Jewish ties to Jerusalem holy sites.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Italian Premier Calls UNESCO Jerusalem Vote ‘Shocking’ — So Why Did It Abstain?

(JTA) — In a further twist in the fallout over the controversial vote on Jerusalem by UNESCO, Italy’s prime minister said Rome may oppose future resolutions ignoring Jewish ties to the c…

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Jerusalem Terrorist Attacks Doubled in September From Previous Month

(JTA) — Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August. Whereas the number of attacks perpetrated against Israelis in the West Bank remained almost unchanged – 78 i…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Ancient Jerusalem Wall Tells Tale of Doomed Jewish Revolt — and Destruction of Second Temple

Just prior to quelling the great Jewish revolt in the year 70 C.E., the army of Roman Emperor Titus was faced with a rebelling in Jerusalem and had to break through three walls that surround…

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Mountaintop review – Luther King Olivier winner returns with driving energy by Lyn Gardner

Young Vic, LondonKatori Hall’s play about Martin Luther King and a hotel maid’s long night flirting over civil rights issues gains fresh resonance in the context of Black Lives MatterIt…

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

REVIEW: ‘Nat Turner in Jerusalem’ at New York Theatre Workshop by #cota

Nat Turner in Jerusalem can’t quite acquit itself. By Doug Strassler (@DougDawg13) Get ready to hear a lot about Nat Turner this fall. The executed leader of one of the better-known slave …

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Doug Marino

A well acted, heavy two hander (well really 3 but it's only two actors) is playing down at New York Theater Workshop.  Nat Turner in Jerusalem (Virginia, not Israel) is a fictional…

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Spend a Two-Show Day at NYTW’s Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Monica Simoes

Phillip James Brannon and Rowan Vickers shows us what it’s like to spend a two-show day at New York Theatre Workshop’s Nat Turner in Jerusalem.

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Nat Turner in Jerusalem ** by Barry

By: David Sheward “I tire of metaphor. We are talking in circles,” cries lawyer Thomas R. Gray to Nat Turner, the leader of an 1831 slave revolt, towards the end of Nathan Alan Davis’…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Rebel with a Cause: ‘Nat Turner in Jerusalem’ by Matthew Wexler

by Samuel L. Leiter A headline in the Times (October 3) notes: “For ‘Birth of a Nation,’ Goal Is to Inspire, Not Incite,” pointing to the political implications of the soon-to-open m…

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Darryl Reilly

The playwright sets the action in Turner’s jail cell where he’s chained up, visited by Gray, and overseen by a guard, the night before his execution. Mr. Davis states that this situatio…

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

This Week on Broadway for October 2, 2016: Bess Wohl by James Marino

Lindsay Barenz, James Marino, and Jan Simpson discuss talk with playwright Bess Wohl about Small Mouth Sounds and her other work. Peter Filichia and Michael Portantiere join after for re…

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Friday, September 30, 2016
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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