Friday, February 17, 2017

20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Jitney Star Carra Patterson

Jitney star Carra Patterson races against the clock to answer 20 questions.

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JITNEY Director, Stars Stop THEATER TALK Today by BroadwayWorld

This week on THEATER TALK the guests are director Ruben Santiago-Hudson with actors John Douglas Thompson and Brandon J. Dirden from the powerful ensemble cast of August Wilson's Jitney, now…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Evening at the Talk House review – Wallace Shawn's dark comedy plays it safe by Alexis Soloski

Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, New YorkDespite a strong performance from a perfectly cast Matthew Broderick, this play about a play doesn’t cut as deep as it shouldWallace Shawn is a pl…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

JITNEY Director, Stars to Stop by THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

This week on THEATER TALK the guests are director Ruben Santiago-Hudson with actors John Douglas Thompson and Brandon J. Dirden from the powerful ensemble cast of August Wilson's Jitney, now…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Will Jitney Transfer to Another Theatre? by Olivia Clement

Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson says the show is “too important” to only play a limited engagement on Broadway.

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Off Script: Andre Holland Talks Broadway's 'Jitney' and 'Moonlight's' Impact on Oscars Diversity (Q&A)

"He doesn’t accept the role that the world is trying to give him," says Holland of his character. "I should do the same thing. It’s my civic duty to be involved, engaged and to fight for…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

August Wilson’s Thought-Provoking Work Still Graces the Stage by Rino16

2017 brings two expert works from late playwright August Wilson to the forefront. Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize twice for his work, and passed away in 2005.   The Black playwright’…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Broadway Theater Review: Jitney TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

Courtesy of Boneau Bryan BrownIt Took A While for This August Wilson Play to Make Its Broadway Debut, but it Was Worth the WaitBy Lauren YargerAll of Pulitzer-Prize winner August Wilson's Pi…

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Michael Potts Tackles the ‘Particular Humanity’ of August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ by John Bonazzo

Potts, who also appeared in 'The Book of Mormon,' decided to become an actor after seeing Wilson's Fences.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9; Exchanges Offered for Broadway.com Customers by Broadway.com

The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9. The followings shows will offer…

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Inside the ‘Jitney’ Set: Picturing Pittsburgh Onstage by Erik Piepenburg

This August Wilson show takes place in 1977 in the city’s Hill District. Among the highlights: Pirates memorabilia, Iron City beer and classic cars.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Will Star in a Harriet Tubman Biopic by Ryan McPhee

Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo has been tapped to star in an upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic. Seith Mann will direct the film, which will feature a screenplay by Gregory Allen Howard, accord…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Class Notes: Ray Anthony Thomas by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Ray Anthony Thomas about “Jitney,” presented by the Manhattan Theatre Club at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Class Notes actively cov…

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Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Over $2 Million by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Oscar Nominations Shrink Distance Between Broadway and Hollywood by Patrick Pacheco

There was a sense of déjà vu on Broadway when the Oscar nominations were announced, especially when it came to the four nods for “Fences”: Best Picture, Best Actor (Denzel Washington),…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Michael Potts of Jitney by Broadway.com

Michael Potts stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Jitney and more with Bet Stevens. 

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Monday, January 30, 2017

August Wilson's Jitney: "I Ain't Never Forgot That" by Manhattan Theatre Club

Only one of the plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway – until now. Set in the early 1970s, this ric…

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August Wilson's Jitney: "All You Got Is Each Other" by Manhattan Theatre Club

Only one of the plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway – until now. Set in the early 1970s, this ric…

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August Wilson's Jitney: "He Ain't Got No Sense" by Manhattan Theatre Club

The Broadway premiere of August Wilson's Jitney

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Broadway Grosses: Star-Packed The Front Page Wraps Up Limited Engagement with Good News by Ryan McPhee

The revival of The Front Page, starring a plethora of stage and screen favorites (including Nathan Lane, John Goodman, John Slattery, Holland Taylor and more) played its final performance on…

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

This Week on Broadway for January 29, 2017: Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Stephanie J. Block. We review the Mint Theater Company’s production of Yours Unfaithfully, The Liar @ Classic Stage Co…

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Voices From the Mountaintop: Listen to the LATW Production by Malia West

Featured Image: LA Theatre Works As I write, my calendar reads January 19th, 2017. A seemingly irreverent date to those outside these United States and, unfortunately, to some within. On Jan…

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jitney by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson has himself won a Tony Award for his performance in Wilson’s "Seven Guitars" and has directed acclaimed Off Broadway revivals of "The Piano Lesson" and "Seve…

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