Friday, November 15, 2019

Mark Rylance to Star in World Premiere Semmelweiss at Bristol Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Tony-winning actor Mark Rylance will head the cast of the world premiere play Semmelweiss next year at the Bristol Old Vic, according to The Stage. Tom Morris will direct the new…

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Friday, November 8, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019

Andile Gumbi, Former Simba of Broadway's The Lion King, Dies at 36 by Andy Lefkowitz

Andile Gumbi, a rising star who took the Broadway stage in The Lion King, passed away recently in Israel after suffering cardiac arrest, according to Eyewitness News. Gumbi was 36. At the t…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Internationally Acclaimed Cellist Amit Peled to Perform Free Concert by News Desk

Internationally acclaimed cellist Amit Peled joins Peabody Conservatory alumna Allison Freeman for a free concert this Sunday, October 13, 2019, at 4:30pm at St. Edward the Confessor Church …

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Isaac Sutton Interview: "Broadway Israel" at Feinstein's/54 Below by Adam Rothenberg

Last year I had so much fun interviewing Isaac Sutton that when he called me back, of course, I answered the phone. Isaac is returning to Feinstein’s/54 Below with an updated version of hi…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Jez Butterworth: quicksilver sage behind the 21st century's best play by Michael Billington

In Jerusalem, the playwright laid bare a country’s phoney myths and confronted who we are as individuals and nations The best plays of the 21st century Jez Butterworth is one of only two w…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An Israeli TV Series Shows The Jewish State Locked In Civil War by Artsjournal1

“In [Autonomies], set in the near future, civil war has cut the land into two countries. The coastal State of Israel is nonreligious, with the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv as its capital.…

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Review: ‘Perfect Arrangement’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Max Garner

Long a mainstay of the Baltimore community theater landscape, Fells Point Corner Theatre has been on quite a roll recently – delivering knockout productions like Jez Butterworth’s Jerus…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands to Star in World Premiere Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

John Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands, strong-voiced Broadway stars who previously shared the stage in the Green Day-scored musical American Idiot, have been selected to headline the new Avett…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS

The men of Choir Boy showcase their impressive choreography in a captivating performance of 'Rockin' Jerusalem' during the 73rd Annual Tony Awards!

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Ian Rickson by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: IAN RICKSON. To mark the approaching tenth anniversary of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, another chance to listen to its director Ian Rickson tell critic Aleks Sierz about…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

While Notre-Dame Burned, There Was Also A Fire At Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque by Artsjournal1

Yes, it’s a strange bit of synchronicity. Thank heaven (as it were), the damage at Al-Aqsa is minor and the fire was put out in seven minutes. – ArchDaily

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Last Year’s Most Objected-To Books In Schools And Libraries by Artsjournal

The American Library Association’s annual list is out, and as usual, there are some head-scratchers. Harry Potter? To Kill a Mockingbird? The media darling of the list is John Oliver’s p…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Andrzej Lukowski: From Glenda Jackson to Jerusalem – the Olivier Awards’ biggest misses? by Andrzej Lukowski

Over the years, I have been nothing if not critical of the Oliviers, especially how the shortlists are compiled for the UK’s

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Friday, March 29, 2019

The Ferryman by Barry Gordin

Brian d’Arcy James Leads New American Cast of The Ferryman By: Ellis Nassour Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is one of the most acclaimed plays of this or any season. In its London …

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Penny Jackson by Zack Calhoon

Penny Jackson (Playwright) is a playwright, novelist, and screenplay writer. She is the recipient of many writing awards including a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, The Pushcart Prize, a Mirrel…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Further Cast Are Announced For Duncan Macmillan's New Adaptation Of Ibsen's ROSMERSHOLM by BroadwayWorld

New casting is announced for Henrik Ibsen's Rosmersholm, adapted by Duncan Macmillan People, Places and Things, 1984 and directed by Ian Rickson Jerusalem, The Birthday Party.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Designer Nick Blais specializes in bringing theatre to life in unconventional spaces by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The designer behind the woodsy set in last year’s Jerusalem is converting St. Matthew’s Clubhouse for Human Animals and the Don Jail for Kiss of the Spider Woman.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

“Nabucco” at Bayerische Staatsoper by Blouin Artinfo

With new creatives and cast “Nabucco” will on stage at Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich from February 9-19, 2019.A synopsis of Nabucco by Sophie Becker, mentioned on the State Opera’s web…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Tom Burke & Hayley Atwell to Lead New West End Staging of Ibsen's Rosmersholm by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veterans Tom Burke and Hayley Atwell have signed on to lead a new staging of Henrik Ibsen's Rosmersholm at the Duke of York's Theatre in London. Ian Rickson (Jerusalem) wi…

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Tom Burke And Hayley Atwell To Appear In ROSMERHOLM At The Duke Of York's Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Henrik Ibsen's classic examination of a country in state of political flux has been adapted by Duncan Macmillan People, Places and Things, 1984, Every Brilliant Thing. The sharply prescient …

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Jerusalem’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Lynne Menefee

Jez Butterworth’s 2009 play “Jerusalem” is currently running at FPCT. It is an ambitious production by this small, but mighty, local theater. Kudos go to the director, Ann Tu…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Middle East and Africa by JK

Today our world tour continues to the Dark Continent and the desert region, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some are blockbusters, others criticall…

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Review: ‘Jerusalem’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Bob Ashby

People staying when they need to go; people going when they long to stay. People hanging on to bits of myth and legend, or a bit of land, in the face of overwhelming forces of economic logic…

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People You Should Know . . . Alex Herrald by Zack Calhoon

Alex Herrald-New Light Theater Project debut. NYC Theatre: Please Continue, Metro Cards, Empathitrax (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Just Right Just Now (Lesser America), Life And Times (Public T…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Do "The Ferryman" and the "The Waverly Gallery" Live Up to The Hype About Them? by Broadwayandme

Most theatergoers, especially those with limited time and resources, try to figure out which shows to see through a combination of word of mouth, social media and official reviews, particula…

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Television Review: “Shtisel” — A Charming Look at Jerusalem’s Ultra-Orthodox by Harvey Blume

Shtisel offers a humane glimpse into the lives of people who would normally be shrouded from me by all sorts of religious and political barriers.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Liz's Top Ten of 2018 by Elizabeth Wollman

While I can't say I'll miss a whole lot of things that went down in 2018, it's worth acknowledging just how good the theater was, at least in these parts. Whereas past seasons have been pret…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tony Winner John Gallagher Jr. Helps Open Nassim Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's here! The American premiere of Nassim Soleimanpour’s Nassim debuted at New York City Center's Stage II on December 12. Each performance features a different guest act…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018

“‘Vice” to launch Europe’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival: Report by Blouin Artinfo

Nick Vivarelli reports for Variety that Annapurna Pictures’ “Vice;” a film based on the life and times of former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney will launch in Europe as the opener of …

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Review: The Ferryman by Elyse Trevers

The prologue sets the tone that will quietly pervade the lengthy work “The Ferryman,” the new masterful work by Jez Butterworth, (“Jerusalem”):  When a dead body is discovered in a …

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