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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Sunday, November 23, 2014

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/23- JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Stage Tube

Today in 1977, the first revival of Jesus Christ Superstar opened at the Longacre Theatre, where it ran for 96 performances. Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera, whose music was comp…

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Love and death in Brookline with Boston Lyric Opera by Thomas Garvey

Isolt is forgiven by King Mark; Chelsea Basler and David McFerrin in The Love Potion. Photos: Eric AntoniouSometimes I wonder whether there isn't something in opera that hates the walls of t…

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Friday, November 21, 2014

The River by Victor Gluck

This post is by Victor Gluck Hugh Jackman's charismatic, sinister and charming performance is the only reason to see Jez Butterworth's delicate but thin play, The River, Butterworth's next B…

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Jez Butterworth’s The River, Starring Hugh Jackman, Extends on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Wolverine is remaining on the Great White Way just that little bit longer! The Hugh Jackman-led The River has extended its limited engagement through February 8, 2015; the show had been set…

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Batsheva Dance Company’s ‘Sadeh21’: Full force, empty spectacle by Sarah Kaufman

It was a sad coincidence that Batsheva Dance Company, the well-known Israeli troupe, opened its two-day run at the Kennedy Center Opera House on the day of a bloody rampage in a Jerusalem sy…

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Monday, November 17, 2014

The River by Theasy.com

The River Broadway, Circle in the Square Theatre Reviewed by Andy Buck BOTTOM LINE: Hugh Jackman shines in a lyrical new play by one of England’s most acclaimed playwrights. So there’s…

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'The River' - A Romantic Excursion into the Wild with Hugh Jackman by Andy Propst

Hugh Jackman in The River (©Richard Termine) Hugh Jackman has returned to Broadway and brought neither his song-and-dance man persona nor his action hero Wolverine one. Instead, in Je…

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Verdict: The Critics Review The River, Starring Hugh Jackman on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The River, the new mysterious drama from acclaimed Jerusalem playwright Jez Butterworth that unfolds in a remote cabin in the woods, officially opened on Broadway Nov. 16 at the Circle in th…

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The River Review: Hugh Jackman, Two Women, and a Sea Trout by New York Theater

They’ve asked us not to reveal the ending of “The River,” a play by Jez Butterworth (author of “Jerusalem”) starring Hugh Jackman as a man who likes to fish. But I’m not sure wha…

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