Saturday, August 1, 2020

A Hopefully Helpful List of Two-Handers by Broadwayandme

My pals at BroadwayRadio invited me to join them for this past Sunday’s “This Week on Broadway“ podcast. We talked about some of our all-time favorite plays (you can hear us by clicki…

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

‘We had illicit snogs backstage!’ Love letters to theatres by Compiled By Chris Wiegand

Kerry Godliman, Genevieve Barr, James Graham and more share memories of the theatres that changed their lives Continue reading...

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

‘Beautifully done, if you don’t find that sort of thing unbearable’: LOVE LETTERS AT HOME – Fuel Theatre (Online review) by Louise Penn

Love Letters At Home takes the well-worn Our Tune concept from the old days and uses it to develop a show where, no matter what’s going on and whether we are together and apart, it is alwa…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Review: Love Letters at Home, Uninvited Guests by Olivia Kiely

Review: Love Letters at Home, Uninvited Guests3.0StarsAs you are all no doubt aware, the current global pandemic has caused the theatre industry to grind to a halt. As a theatre reviewer, yo…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Love Letters LIVE with Bryan Cranston and Sally Field by New York Theater

Watch Bryan Cranston and Sally Field live in A.R. Gurney’s two-character play about a man and woman writing to one another over half a century. This is the third in a series of new live-st…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Bryan Cranston and Sally Field to Star in Streamed Reading of Love Letters

Jerry Zaks will direct the production of A.R. Gurney's drama.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Patti LuPone, Bryan Cranston, Sally Field & More Tapped for Livestreamed Plays by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway’s Best Shows will launch the weekly one-night-only “Spotlight On Plays” series beginning on May 7 to benefit The Actors Fund. The free virtual events will be livestreamed each…

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Patti LuPone, Bryan Cranston, Sally Field and more featured in new play series by Caitlin Huston

Broadway’s Best Shows, a new platform for streaming and written content, will feature a series of one-night-only plays including a star-studded performance of David Mamet’s “November…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Brian Dennehy, Two-Time Tony Winner and Screen Star, Dies at 81 by

Brian Dennehy, a giant of the stage and screen, died on April 15 at the age of 81 following a hospital stay in New Haven, Connecticut. The cause was cardiac arrest due to sepsis. The two-tim…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Why Peter Schjeldahl Is Such A Great Critic by Artsjournal

Schjeldahl’s primary mode is that of a lover, and you can read many of his pieces as impassioned love letters, often involving his favorite art: painting. His deep devotion to the medium c…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Great expectations by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal“Sightings” column, occasioned by the unsealing of a crate of love letters sent by T.S. Eliot to Emily Mann, I write about artists who have sought to use…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Starring Len Cariou and Craig Bierko Has Been Extended Into April

Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), has extended…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd…

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Exclusive: Broadway Great Frank Langella will Direct and Co-Star with Ageless Hot-as-a-Pistol Elaine May in “Love Letters” Off Broadway by Roger Friedman

No one is more “in” right now than Elaine May. At age 87, she’s just won a Tony Award for “The Waverly

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Friday, January 3, 2020

T.S. Eliot’s Love Letters To A Woman Not His Wife Are Being Made Public — And He Left A Bitchy Note To Posterity To Go With Them by Artsjournal1

The poet fell in love with Emily Hale in 1912, while he was a graduate student at Harvard. She did not reciprocate at the time, though they corresponded until 1956, when she announced that s…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Photo Coverage: HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Celebrates Opening Night

Harry Townsend's Last Stand ( a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND at New York City Center

Harry Townsend's Last Stand ( a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Photo Flash: Len Cariou and Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND

Harry Townsend's Last Stand ( a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Broadway's Epistolary Romance With A.R. Gurney's Love Letters by Rebecca Morehouse

The original Broadway production opened at the Edison Theatre October 31, 1989.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Leonard Bernstein’s Long-Lost Late-Life Love Letters by Artsjournal1

Kunihiko Hashimoto, then a 26-year-old insurance worker, attended a New York Philharmonic concert in Tokyo in 1979, and he went backstage afterward to meet Bernstein, soon to turn 61. They f…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Jack Rooke review – eyebrow-raising stories about love, sex and friendship by Kate Wyver

Assembly George Square Gardens, EdinburghIn this intimate show backed by a live harp, the effortlessly charming comedian expounds on platonic, brotherly and romantic love At one end of St P…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Review: ‘The Juliet Letters’ by UrbanArias by Jim Pearson

UrbanArias delivers a physical, aural, and emotional journey in their brilliant interpretation of Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet’s The Juliet Letters. Based upon imagined love lett…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Posting Letters to the Moon by David Kaufman

The epistolary "Posting Letters to the Moon" may, on the face of it, make one think of A. R. Gurney’s "Love Letters" or Helene Hanff’s "84 Charing Cross Road. "But unlike those two memor…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Emmy Award Winner Richard Thomas Will Lead the National Tour of To Kill a Mockingbird by Ryan Gilbert

Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the previously announced national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Bartlet…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Compass Rose Theater Benefit Performances of ‘Love Letters’ by News Desk

Love Letters, A. R. Gurney’s two-character play chronicling the tumultuous lifelong friendship between a couple who never marry will be performed May 31 and June 2 as a special benefit for…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Jordan Fisher to Star in To All the Boys I've Loved Before Sequel by Olivia Clement

The actor, recently seen in the TV production of Rent, will star as John Ambrose McClaren, another recipient of one of Lana's love letters.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Benedict Cumberbatch on the explosive power of letters: 'They're grenades!' by Sian Cain

Noel Fielding, Thom Yorke and Cumberbatch tell us why they love Letters Live, the performances of correspondence where anything can happen It’s a blustery Saturday night and around 900 peo…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

VIDEO: Barbara Eden Talks About Going on Tour with the Play LOVE LETTERS by Stage Tube

On today's episode of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Barbara Eden stops by to talkabout going on tour with the play 'Love Letters'

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Will Roland Joins Benefit Reading Of LOVE LETTERS By A.R. Gurney at Feinstein's/ 54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Will Roland Broadway's 'Be More Chill' will head a cast of four in an innovative reading of 'Love Letters' by A.R. Gurney on December 9 at Feinstein's54 Below.

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Friday, October 26, 2018

10 Plays and Musicals That Only Need 2 Actors by Logan Culwell-Block

From Love Letters to The Last Five Years, these shows only need two actors.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

A Film that challenges Hollywood Stereotypes by Blouin Artinfo

This 2018 American teen romance film has been directed by Susan Johnson and stars Lana Condor, Anna Cathcart, Madeleine Arthur, Emilija Baranac, Israel Broussard, Noah Centineo and Janel Par…

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