Friday, June 22, 2018

“Annie” at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

This July, Hollywood Bowl celebrates one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history – “Annie.” The classic story of a young girl overcoming life’s adversities features a belove…

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Monday, June 11, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Harry Potter, Spongebob, Admissions, Desperate Measures Win Top Drama Desk Categories by Lauren Yarger

Photo: Matthew Murray2018 DRAMA DESK AWARDS Outstanding Play**Admissions, by Joshua Harmon, Lincoln Center TheaterMary Jane, by Amy Herzog, New York Theatre WorkshopMiles…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Polka Theatre Announces New Season For Autumn/Winter 2018 by Blouin Artinfo

Polka Theatre recently announced the new season for autumn/winter 2018.On the Main Stage, the season opens with “Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree,” the first ever stage adaptation of the …

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

SpongeBob SquarePants & More Win 2018 Drama Desk Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Winners have been announced for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards! The ceremony honoring the best in Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway was held on June 3 at Town Hall. The event wa…

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Stage preview: Theater community adopts upstart 'Orphans' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New theaters, productions and companies of all shapes and sizes are popping up in and around Pittsburgh with a mind-numbing frequency.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Bravo! Winners Announced for the 2018 Theatre World Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Theatre World Awards board of directors has announced the 2018 Theatre World Award honorees for outstanding Broadway or off-Broadway debut performance. The talented stars will be celebra…

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2018 Theatre World Award Winners for Spectacular NY Stage Debuts by New York Theater

The Theatre World Awards for outstanding New York stage debuts during the 2017-2018 theatrical season have been given to: Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Jamie Brewer, Amy…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Carey Mulligan Sets New York Stage Return in Solo Play by Matilda Scribe Dennis Kelly by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony and Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan will lead the off-Broadway transfer of Girls & Boys, a new solo play by Tony and Olivier winner Dennis Kelly (Matilda) arriving this spring at the M…

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Friday, April 27, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Carousel, Spongebob Lead Drama Desk Award Nominations by Lauren Yarger

Jessie-Mueller and Joshua-Henry. Photo: Julieta Cervantes2018 Drama Desk Award Nominations Outstanding PlayAdmissions, by Joshua Harmon, Lincoln Center TheaterMary Jane, by Amy Herzog, …

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Review: ‘Saint Joan’ Simmers, But Doesn’t Sizzle by Jil Picariello

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, April 26, 2018 Sometimes a little madness goes a long way. Especially on stage. And especially in the story of Saint Joan. But what happens when Joan, the …

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Monday, April 16, 2018

VIDEO: Michael Arden Puts Out the Call for Orphans for Hollywood Bowl's ANNIE! by Stage Tube

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Annie, one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history, will be this summer's annual staged musical at t…

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11 Off-Broadway Shows to See for Less This Week by Adam Hetrick

The critically acclaimed Amy and the Orphans, an immersive Sweeney Todd, and the return of Jersey Boys are among this week’s offerings.

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Interview with Playwright Lindsey Ferrentino on ‘This Flat Earth’ by Arpita Mukherjee

Lindsey Ferrentino is one of the busiest playwrights in New York. She currently has not one but two plays running in the city – This Flat Earth at Playwrights Horizons and Amy and the Orph…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Stagecraft: Lindsey Ferrentino, “This Flat Earth” and “Amy and the Orphans” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway. Guest: Lindsey Ferren…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Review: ‘This Flat Earth’ Evokes Strong Emotions On Gun Control by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, April 10, 2018 Playwrights Horizons newest production, This Flat Earth, written by Lindsey Ferrentino and directed by Rebecca Taichman, tells the story…

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Go Inside the Opening Night of Lindsey Ferrentino’s This Flat Earth Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere from the Amy and the Orphans playwright opened at Playwrights Horizons April 9.

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Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata dies aged 82 by Blouin Artinfo

The genius of an animator, filmmaker and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Isao Takahata died at 82 at a hospital in Tokyo after a rapid deterioration of his health.Takahata began a career in ani…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Take a Look at Lindsey Ferrentino’s This Flat Earth at Playwrights Horizons by Hannah Vine

The new play by the Amy and the Orphans playwright looks at the aftermath of a middle school shooting.

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Lindsey Ferrentino’s Spring Doubleheader: “This Flat Earth” and “Amy and the Orphans” by Victoria Myers

Less than three years later after making her Off-Broadway debut, playwright Lindsey Ferrentino has two productions running Off-Broadway: "Amy and the Orphans" at the Roundabout and "This Fla…

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Token Theatre Friends: Snow Day Edition! by American Theatre Editors

This week, Diep and Jose saw 'Escape to Margaritaville' and 'Amy and the Orphans' and picked which one they would see again (if they had to pay for it). Plus actor André Holland drops by!

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 #LiveatFive with Mark Blum of Amy and the Orphans by

Mark Blum stopped by HQ to chat about Amy and the Orphans and more with Mark Blum.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Monologue Spotlight: Watch Vanessa Aspillaga Perform Her Hilarious Kathy Scene from Lindsey Ferrentino's Amy and the Orphans

Vanessa Aspillaga launches our new monologue series with her hilarious rant from Amy and the Orphans.

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Friday, March 23, 2018
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen Cast Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Dear Evan Hansen Cast Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination The talented original cast of Dear Evan Hansen woke up to exciting n…

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Edward Barbanell Will Join AMY AND THE ORPHANS for Matinee Performances by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO, has just announced that Edward Barbanell will play the title role in Amy and the Orphans on Wednesday and Saturday matinee perfo…

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Edward Barbanell to Star in Amy and the Orphans in Select Matinees for Remainder of Run Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Lindsey Ferrentino’s play will be titled Andy and the Orphans during the select performances.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Review: ‘Sorin, A Notre Dame Story’ — The Man Behind the Fighting Irish by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, March 19, 2018 Growing up in central North Carolina, we lived and breathed ACC sports. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC State, and Du…

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