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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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Red Stitch: The River by Anne-Marie Peard

Award-winning UK writer Jez Butterworth (Mojo, Jerusalem) continues to explore men and masculinity in The River, which has its Australian premiere at Red Stitch. A man (Dion Mills) has br…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The River by Arts Review

A bewitching story from the British author of the global smash Jerusalem, Red Stitch Actors Theatre presents the Australian premiere of Jez Butterworth’s The River from 29 April 201…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Off-Broadway Review: Nathan the Wise by Lauren Yarger

Stark Sands and F. Murray Abraham. Photo by Richard TermineNathan the WiseBy Gotthold Ephraim LessingTranslated by Edward KempDirected by Brian KulickClassic Stage CompanyBy Lauren…

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/16/16- 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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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Nathan the Wise by Joel Benjamin

It’s an uneasy stretch that ultimately fails to convincingly conflate the surprisingly liberal religious arguments that Lessing makes with the extraordinarily complex political/religious/c…

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Theater News: Jerusalem Extends at Profiles Theatre

Jez Butterworth's drama adds four weeks to its Chicago run.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

'Nathan the Wise' review: F. Murray Abraham in a classic

The time is 1192. The place, Jerusalem. But the sepia photo that dominates the set of "Nathan the Wise" shows bombed-out ancient buildings, one with a satellite dish on the shell of a roof.

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Review: Nathan the Wise

F. Murray Abraham stars in a revival of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's play about religious understanding in medieval Jerusalem.

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Arnold Wesker, British playwright of working-class lives, dies at 83

He was best-known for his early trilogy “Chicken Soup with Barley,” “Roots” and “I’m Talking about Jerusalem.”

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Arnold Wesker: the radical bard of working Britain by Michael Billington

With interrogations of class, labour and politics entwined around the lives of ordinary people – including plenty of well-written women – Arnold Wesker created plays that showed his endl…

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Playwright Arnold Wesker dies at 83 by Georgia Snow

Arnold Wesker has died aged 83. The writer, whose 42 plays included Chicken Soup With Barley, Roots and I’m Talking About Jerusalem,

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sir Arnold Wesker obituary by Julia Pascal

Playwright who presented a vibrant view of working-class life in his celebrated trilogy, and championed proper recognition for Jews in British cultureArnold Wesker, who has died aged 83, sho…

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Is Denise Gough’s star turn the latest in theatre’s greatest ever performances? by Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

Her turn in new play Peoples, Places, Things is what the critics call a tour de force: the kind remembered long after the final curtainEvery two or three theatrical seasons a performance com…

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Review: Jerusalem (Profiles Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Apart from the third act, where some real action occurs, Profiles Theatre's 'Jerusalem' by Jez Butterworth consists mainly of hearing drugged-out characters tell stories. At 3 hours, the pla…

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