Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Peter and the Starcatcher review – Peter Pan prequel never finds its wings by Lyn Gardner

Royal and Derngate, NorthamptonDirector Luke Sheppard throws everything he can at Rick Elice’s convoluted story, but it still can’t touch JM Barrie’s masterpiece A convoluted and anach…

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Sarah Jessica Parker on Her ‘Most Exciting’ Annie Team-Up with Andrea McArdle for Hillary Clinton Gala by Paul Wontorek

Stage stars came together to support Hillary Clinton on October 17 at the presidential hopeful's Stronger Together concert at the St. James Theatre, a star-studded event that provided a …

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Off-Broadway’s If I Forget Taps Tony Winner Daniel Sullivan to Direct, Sets New Dates by Broadway.com

Tony winner Daniel Sullivan will helm Steven Levenson’s new play If I Forget off-Broadway. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will begin performance on February 2, 2017 (instead…

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Monday, July 4, 2016

British Soldiers' Theatre During the Revolutionary War by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Curator Of Exhibitions, New York Public Library For The Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

John Street Theatre, NYC, c. 1791. Image ID: 1650651 A guest post on the research that informed the earliest material in Shakespeare's Star Turn in America, by volunteer (and former intern)…

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Tom Sturridge: ‘If I’d been a parent to myself, I would have been scared’ by Interview By Barbara Ellen

The actor on rebellion, the power of fear, why Damian Lewis would never offer advice, and the irrelevance of awardsTom Sturridge, 30, is the son of the actor Phoebe Nicholls and the director…

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Friday, May 27, 2016
Thursday, April 21, 2016

British Soldiers' Theatre During the Revolutionary War by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Curator Of Exhibitions, New York Public Library For The Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

John Street Theatre, NYC, c. 1791. Image ID: 1650651 A guest post on the research that informed the earliest material in Shakespeare's Star Turn in America, by volunteer (and former intern)…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Alec Baldwin Says There’s Nothing That Would Get Him Back to Broadway by Michael Gioia

After Orphans, he says his “enthusiasm” for Broadway has been killed.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

ORPHANS – Southwark Playhouse by Jonathan Baz

Imagine a play that presents itself as a cocktail of (an extreme take on) TV’s Only Fools And Horses with just a twist of Harold Pinter's menace and you start to get close to contemplating…

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Weekly Theatre Podcast: The Winter’s Tale, Battlefield, Orphans by Press Releases

Every week, a group of regular, dedicated, independent theatre bloggers gather together for intelligent discussion “from the audience’s perspective” about plays and musicals they’ve …

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Review: Orphans (Southwark Playhouse)

A new production of Lyle Kessler's Tony Award-nominated play opens at Southwark

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Review: Orphans, Southwark Playhouse by Tom Shore

Lyle Kessler’s most famous play received critical praise from the off when it premiered in 1983. A 2013 Broadway revival starring Tom Sturridge, Ben Foster, and Alec Baldwin received two T…

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Friday, January 8, 2016

The Kids Who Are Giving Back: Vote for the 2016 Playbill Community Service Award Winner by Olivia Clement

From helping flood victims and underserved communities to writing letters to orphans, the finalists for this year's Playbill Community Service Award – which celebrates young pe…

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

CRITICS CHOICE: Emily Hardy’s Pick Of 2015 by Emily Hardy

By Emily Hardy My pick of 2015 is neither a stroke of theatrical genius like the Almeida’s Oresteia nor a brilliant and original work of art like 1927’s Golum. It is in fact a po…

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

FORGET ME NOT – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Past wrongs cast long shadows. Following the passing of the 1901 Immigration Restriction Act, successive Australian governments favoured migrants from English-speaking countries in what was …

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Monday, December 14, 2015

Forget Me Not, Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Past wrongs cast long shadows. Following the passing of the 1901 Immigration Restriction Act, successive Australian governments favoured migrants from English-speaking countries in what was …

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Tickets Now Available for Annie Revival in Brooklyn by Broadway.com

We think she’s gonna like it here! Tickets are now available to see classic tuner Annie at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for…

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

A Sampler of Off-Broadway Musicals: "Daddy Long Legs" "Gigantc," and "Invisible Thread" by Broadway & Me

Not everyone is a theater fanatic like me and my buddy Bill who are so crazy about theater that we will see—and have seen—just about anything. When most people think about seeing a show,…

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

'Invisible Thread' Is More Than A Musical About Uganda by Jeff Lunden

Based on co-writer Griffin Matthews' experiences in the country, Invisible Thread explores the connection between an American gay couple and a group of Ugandan orphans.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

‘Oliver!’ at Arena Stage by Gina Dalfonzo

From its opening number, Arena Stage’s innovative new production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver! is bursting with excitement and emotion. Director Molly Smith has stripped the classic musical b…

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Sunday, November 1, 2015

'A little ego goes a long way in this game' by Stephanie Merritt

Vilified for his joke about Kenneth Bigley, Billy Connolly is defiant and furious with the press. But then, he's never taken the cosy route through comedy and age shows no sign of mellowing …

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Jane Eyre review – aflame with passion and madness by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton, LondonSally Cookson’s bold, tumultuous reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s novel is a feast for the sensesSally Cookson presents a picture of exultant feminism in Jane Eyre. Fo…

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Richard Thomas, Jonathan Hadary, Jonny Orsini & More Set for Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Ready for a haunting examination of the cold, bureaucratic efficiency of evil—and the shared humanity that might overcome it? Emmy winner Richard Thomas, along with Tony nominees Jonat…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Editors' Picks: September 2015

Joining TBA’s communications manager Laura Brueckner and listings editor Kim Cohan this month is guest editor Evren Odcikin, director of marketing and new plays for TBA member company …

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Only Four Performances Left of Hit Show ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler at Conklin Barn by Contests - Broadway

Opening tonight,August 20th, BONNEYKING PRODUCTIONS presents ORPHANS.

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Kate Claxton Head Shots: This Week Only by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Curator Of Exhibitions, New York Public Library For The Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

The Library for the Performing Arts is having a photogenic summer. Between Sinatra in the Oenslager Gallery and Geoffrey Holder in the Corridor Gallery, we have many examples of compelling i…

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Hit Show ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler Opens Tonight at Conklin Barn by Contests - Broadway

Opening tonight,August 20th, BONNEYKING PRODUCTIONS presents ORPHANS.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Newsfeed: August 19, 2015

Bay Area Theatre News • Cal Shakes Welcomes New Artistic Director Eric Ting • Chad Jones Named New Executive Director at SFArtsED • Cutting Ball Theater Artist…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Hit Show ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler Opens 8/20 at Conklin Barn by Contests - Broadway

Two young orphaned brothers living in a North Philly home towards the end of the last century. Treat, a violent pickpocket and thief, his younger brother Philip, a sensitive recluse. The tru…

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Help the Cast of Invisible Thread Travel to Uganda by Nicole "blackberri" Johnson

Seeking to escape scrutiny about his sexuality, Griffin Matthews decides to join his church’s mission to Uganda to build a village school. While there, he meets a group of destitute or…

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Nick Payne’s Constellations, Following U.K. Tour, to Return to the West End by Ryan McPhee

The Royal Court Theatre production of Constellations will play the West End’s Trafalagar Studios beginning on July 9. The production, directed by Michael Longhurst, is currently on tou…

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