Sunday, January 22, 2017

CD Reviews: Jerusalem Quartet plays Bartók and Heath Quartet plays Tchaikovsky by Jonathan Blumhofer

Jerusalem Quartet's Bartók is more elegant than hard-edged; Heath Quartet's Tchaikovsky is vigorous and sweeping.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Transport Group's PICNIC & COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA by Jennifer Broski

Transport Groupwill soon present Picnic and Come Back, Little ShebaWilliam Ingein Repertory, directed by Artistic DirectorJack CummingsIII, featuringTony nomineeJohn CarianiSomething Rotten …

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Spotlight On...Sawyer Spielberg by Michael Block

Name: Sawyer Avery SpielbergHome: Los Angeles, CaliforniaEducation: Atlantic Theater Co.Select Credits: Off Broadway - Micha in The Belgrade Trilogy at the East 4th Street Theatre. Phillip i…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Hot Mark Rylance Shines in ‘Nice Fish’: London Stage Review by Mark Beech

Mark Rylance is one of the hottest actors in the world, period. The prospect of his first co-authored stage work, with him starring in it, is therefore one of the hottest tickets on the stag…

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Adam Milstein Named Among to 50 Most Influential Jews Globally by Rino16

Adam Milstein’s name appeared on the Jerusalem Post’s latest compilation of the top 50 most influential Jews in the world. Adam was recognized for his role in promoting Israel‘s well-b…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Mark Rylance webchat – post your questions now by Guardian Staff

The Oscar-winning actor will answer your questions in a live webchat on Wednesday 16 November – post them in the comments below 2.41pm GMT Respected as one of the finest stage actors of hi…

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

The Nest review – an unflinching tale of poverty by Susannah Clapp

Young Vic, LondonFranz Xaver Kroetz’s tale of a struggling couple is given added force by Ian Rickson’s staging and PJ Harvey’s musicThe director Ian Rickson has an exceptional gift fo…

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Jez Butterworth: playwright 'without equal' turns his gaze on the Troubles by Emine Saner

Excitement greets new play The Ferryman by a writer as at ease writing for theatre as writing Bond films It will come as no surprise to those who have followed Jez Butterworth’s career tha…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Sam Mendes returns to London stage with Jez Butterworth play by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Bond director to take on new Troubles-set work by Jerusalem writer for Royal Court’s 2017 seasonAfter two huge James Bond blockbusters, Sam Mendes is returning to his subsidised theatre ro…

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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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