Sunday, May 22, 2016

Wacky British fun at 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' but only to a point by Chris Jones

If you are a fan of "Carpool Karaoke" and the other excellent shtick to be found on "The Late Late Show With James Corden," then you largely have "One Man, Two Guvnors," the current show at …

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Clown in Chicago with Christopher Bayes by Bt

Chicago actors, you too can train with the Christopher Bayes, commedia dell'arte and movement consultant for Court's produciton of One Man, Two Guvnors. Click here to read more about Chris'…

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tony awards 2012: Was James Corden's acceptance speech too cheesy? by Guardian Staff

James Corden has been awarded best actor in a play for his performance in One Man, Two Guvnors, at the Tony awards 2012. During his acceptance speech, Corden fought back the tears as he than…

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Timothy Edward Kane to star in Court's 'One Man, Two Guvnors' by Morgan Greene

Court Theatre has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Richard Bean's "One Man, Two Guvnors." Starring as Francis Henshall, the role James Corden won a Tony Award for in 2012, is T…

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Timothy Edward Kane to star in Court's 'One Man, Two Guvnors' by Morgan Greene

Court Theatre has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Richard Bean's "One Man, Two Guvnors." Starring as Francis Henshall, the role James Corden won a Tony Award for in 2012, is Ti…

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Theater review: Slapstick British farce "One Man, Two Guvnors" plays at Vintage by Joanne Ostrow

Depending how you feel about slapstick, farce, British music hall comedy, cases of mistaken identity and high-speed alliteration, "One Man, Two Guvnors" by Richard Bean may be just your cup…

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Friday, February 5, 2016 Culturalist Challenge! Which Broadway Star Should Join 2016 Tony Host James Corden for Carpool Karaoke? by

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

James Corden to Host Tony's by Barry

 The Tony Awards announced today that James Corden of CBS’s “The Late Late Show” will host  the 70th Annual Tony® Awards live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, Sunda…

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James Corden of ‘The Late, Late Show’ to Host 70th Tony Awards by Dei Lewison

Tony winner James Corden of CBS‘s The Late, Late Show will be the host of the 70th annual Tony Awards to be broadcast on June 12 from the Beacon Theatre on CBS. The  British-born Cord…

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He's Literally on Fire! Five Reasons Why James Corden Will Nail It as Host of the 2016 Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

James Corden is this year’s man with a plan on Broadway’s biggest night. The Late Late Show host has been tapped to emcee the 70th annual Tony Awards on June 12, and it’s s…

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James Corden To Host 2016 Tony Awards Ceremony! by Courtney Kochuba

Our favorite car karaoke singer, James Corden, is taking on a new gig:  host of the 70th Annual Tony Awards this June. Corden is no stranger to the Tonys, having won the 2012 Tony for Bes…

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James Corden, Tony Host. #GreaseLive Scores. #Ham4Ham Digital Returns. Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

  Late Late Show host and Tony winner James Corden will be the host of the 70th Tony Awards June 12th. He won his Tony for One Man, Two Guvnors. Grease Live, the fourth live television …

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Tony Winner & The Late Late Show's Host James Corden Tapped to Emcee the 2016 Tony Awards by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We told you that James Corden was the obvious choice to host this season's Tony Awards! It's been confirmed that the Tony winner, who is currently killing it on CBS’ The Late L…

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James Corden Set To Host Tony Awards by Jeremy Gerard

Affable Late Late Show host and Tony winner James Corden will lead the 70th annual Tony Awards, which CBS will telecast live from New York’s Beacon Theatre on June 12 from 8-11 PM. Thi…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Season of Concern Hosts Season of Celebration: An Evening of Song on 10/26 by Bt

Season of Concern, the Chicagoland theatre community’s fundraising effort providing direct relief to those living with debilitating illness and injury, is hosting a benefit performance, …

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Absurdity rules 'One Man, Two Guvnors' by Everett Evans

The reconfigured seating creates better sight lines and brings the audience closer to the actors. Improvements throughout the building, from lobby to bar, have made it more spacious, comfor…

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Alley reopens with London/Broadway comedy hit by Everett Evans

Artistic director Gregory Boyd faced a tough decision with the Alley Theatre's eagerly anticipated reopening after its yearlong, $46.5 million renovation. With his oft-demonstrated love of …

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Friday, September 18, 2015

MET’s One Man, Two Guvnors, wall-to-wall laughter by Jeffrey Walker

Just give in already. With a charming hero, lechery and vice on parade, a cross-dressing femme fatale, and comic timing to beat the precision of any Swiss watch, One Man, Two Guvnors at Mary…

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/22/15- James Corden by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, James Corden In 2004, Corden played the role of Timms in the original London stage production of Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, as well as in the Broadway, and Sydney …

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Nicholas Hytner’s London Theatre Co. Gets New Digs To “Galvanize” Talent by Nancy Tartaglione

A site at London's Tower Bridge that’s been earmarked for a cultural venue of national importance for more than 20 years has finally found an occupant. The History Boys and One Man, Tw…

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Editors’ Picks: August 2015

Welcome to this month’s “TBA Editors’ Picks”! Joining TBA’s communications manager Laura Brueckner and listings editor Kim Cohan is guest editor Sal Mattos, who has recently come o…

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Mentalists review – B&B drama fails to bring home the bacon by Susannah Clapp

Wyndham’s, LondonNeither Stephen Merchant nor Steffan Rhodri can elevate Richard Bean’s two-hander above the level of whimsyIt’s as if you turned up to Centre Court and found yourself …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

West End Review: ‘The Mentalists’ Starring Stephen Merchant

The success of Tony-winning London hit “One Man, Two Guvnors” has made Richard Bean a bankable playwright: His factory-set 1999 debut “Toast” popped up on the London fringe last year…

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Monday, July 13, 2015

The Mentalists, Wyndham's by Veronica Lee

A Richard Bean play is always to be welcomed - he wrote England People Very Nice and One Man, Two Guvnors, two of the most enjoyably rambunctious comedies of recent years - but also with a n…

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Review: The Mentalists, Wyndham’s Theatre by Tal Fox

The Mentalists comes from the same brilliantly witty mind that brought One Man, Two Guvnors to the stage. It takes place in a slightly dingy bed and breakfast in Finsbury Park, London. This…

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The Mentalists, Wyndham's Theatre, review: Stephen Merchant and Steffan Rhodric are a fine double act in this on-the-run drama

“The Greeks peaked early,” opines one of the characters, declaring that the only talent of their descendants is “to drive a taxi at ninety miles an hour in fucking flip flops”.  The…

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Stephen Merchant webchat – post your questions now by Guardian Staff

The star of The Office and new play The Mentalists is joining us to answer your questions at 1pm BST on Tuesday 7 July – post them in the comments below 12.18pm BST Stephen Merchant is one…

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS' Rufus Hound Joins Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Kingston by BroadwayWorld

The Daily Mail writes that DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS starRufus Hound has signed on for Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE ROSES at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, this fall.

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Spotlight On...Neal Mayer by Michael Block

Name: Neal MayerHometown: Toms River, NJEducation: B.A. Communications - Susquehanna University.  In New York, I’ve studied acting at the Atlantic and with Wynn Handman and Betty Buck…

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

London Datebook: Play Mind Games with Stephen Merchant, Hold Court with Richard II & More by Matt Wolf

Summertime and the livin’ is full of theater in London, a capital whose cultural calendar remains full whatever the season. Highlights this month include the UK premiere of an off…

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Friday, June 26, 2015

This week’s new theatre by Mark Cook & Lyn Gardner

The Mentalists | Around The World In 80 Days | Theatre at Manchester International Festival | The Invisible | Hijinx Unity Festival | Pink MistAfter co-creating The Office and Extras with Ri…

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