Monday, May 22, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 943: Becca Schlossberg by Adam Szymkowicz

Becca Schlossberg Hometown: Originally from Livingston, NJCurrent Town: Brooklyn, NYQ:  What are you working on now? A:  The two things I am juggling right now are BLOOD MEMORY,…

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Eagle Theatre by Tim Dunleavy

Peter and the Starcatcher creates a backstory for one of literature’s greatest heroes, Peter Pan. But much of the appeal of Rick Elice’s play – and director Ted Wioncek III’s product…

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Rick Elice to Pen Memoir of Late Husband Roger Rees by Broadway.com

Rick Elice, author of Broadway's Jersey Boys, The Addams Family and Peter and the Starcatcher, has penned Finding Roger: An Improbably Theatrical Love Story, a memoir of his 34 years wit…

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JERSEY BOYS' Rick Elice Pens Heartbreaking Memoir 'Finding Roger' by BroadwayWorld

Broadway writer Rick Elice Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, Addams Family has written a new heartbreaking memoir about his late husband Roger Rees.Rees passed away in 2015 after losin…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Peter and the Starcatcher well worth catching at MET (review) by Jeffrey Walker

Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, den mothers, scoutmasters, youth leaders – okay, anyone who oversees children, please follow directions: Go to the website Maryland Ensemble T…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Andra Abramson

If you’ve thought to yourself “I will never see another rip-off of the Peter Pan story ever again”, I totally understand where you are coming from. And I definitely urge you to reconsi…

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Frozen Musical Announces Full Broadway Lead Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Caissie Levy will star as Elsa and Patti Murin will star as Anna in Disney’s new Broadway musical Frozen, opening at the St. James Theatre in spring 2018. Also joining the principal ca…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Photo Coverage: Inside the Dramatists Guild Fund's Salon with Rick Elice and Andrew Lippa by Walter McBride

Tony-, Grammy-, and Olivier-Award-winner Rick Elice Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family was featured in an exclusive Q-and-A on Monday March 6, at a salon hosted by the…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2016 #17: Special Awards/Best High School and University Performances/Best Community and Professional Theaters of 2016 by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

Here Are DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s Best of 2016 Honorees: BEST PERFORMANCES IN HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTIONS: Katie Abramowitz as Molly in Peter and the Starcatcher at Georgetown Day Schoo…

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Constellation Theatre Company by Elle Marie Sullivan

How did Neverland come to be and why can Peter Pan fly? This backstory is explored in “Peter and the Starcatcher” based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. The play is…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Oscar Isaac to Headline Hamlet at the Public Theater, Co-Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Peter Friedman & More by Kathy Henderson

The long-delayed production of Hamlet starring Oscar Isaac has found a summer home at the Public Theater. Sam Gold’s production of the Shakespeare classic will begin previews on June 2…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Constellation’s Peter and the Starcatcher takes dazzling flight at Source (review) by Ben Demers

Think of your favorite pop-up book as a kid: the bright colors, the interactive story, the giddy surprise of action leaping off the page. This feeling of childlike wonder drives Constellatio…

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People You Should Know . . . Matt Zambrano by Zack Calhoon

Matt Zambrano hails from the great state of Colorado and is a recent graduate of the National Theatre Conservatory. He is a nationally recognized slam poet and spoken-word artist, and T…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Constellation Theatre Company by Coral Colón-Muñiz

Black Stache is bringing his pirate ship to Source Theatre, in Constellation Theatre Company’s fantastic production of the 2012 Tony Award-winning play Peter and the Starcatcher. Equipped …

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at 2nd Star Productions by Wendi Winters

2nd Star Productions’ over-the-top presentation of Peter and The Starcatcher is a recent addition to the cannon of lore surrounding the first appearance of that ever-young, pre-tween char…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Bryer puts her hooks in Constellation’s Peter and the Starcatcher by Keith Loria

When director Kathryn Chase Bryer saw Peter and the Starcatcher on Broadway five years ago, she was blown away by how it created stage images in such a minimalistic way. Now her version, i…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

From the Artful Dodger and Peter Pan to Romeo: An Interview with Brandon O’Rourke of The Media Theatre’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ by Henrik Eger

Henrik Eger: You left quite an impression portraying the Artful Dodger in Oliver! (2009) and Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher (2016) — both at the Walnut Street Theatre. Seen from the pe…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Odds & Ends: Mozart In the Jungle Renewed, Stephen Sondheim's The Frogs Hops the Pond & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Mozart in the Jungle Gets Another Season Mozart in the Jungle has been renewed for a fourth season on A…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Off Broadway Alliance to Present Seminar on Producing in NYC by Olivia Clement

The event will feature the creators, producers, and literary agents from shows like Cagney and Peter and the Starcatcher.

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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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Monday, December 5, 2016

Carson Elrod & More Set for David Ives' The Liar Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The cast is now set for Classic Stage Company’s production of David Ives’ The Liar. The comedy, adapted from Pierre Corneille’s Le Menteur, will begin performances off-Broa…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, Royal and Derngate, 2 December 2016 by Verity Wilde

Making the European premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher the not-panto Christmas show in Northampton's Royal Theatre may well have been an inspired move by the powers-that-be at Royal and D…

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Peter and the Starcatcher review at Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton – ‘joyous’ by Lauren Mooney

After a lumbering first half, Peter and the Starcatcher rears into brilliant life. It’s great when it gets going – a beautiful

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Review: Review: Peter and the Starcatcher (Royal & Derngate)

Evelyn Hoskins stars in this prequel to the Peter Pan story that has finally made its way over from Broadway

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at the European Debut of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER by BroadwayWorld

Audiences will take an unforgettable journey through the Neverland they never knew this Christmas, as Northampton's Royal stage is transformed for the much-anticipated European Premiere of P…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Photos: Exclusive first look: Evelyn Hoskins and cast in Peter and the Starcatcher

Luke Sheppard's production opens at the Royal & Derngate in December

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Review: The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Center Theater Group mounts a reunion of the 1998 Tony-winning production.

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Broadway Theater Review: Falsettos by Lauren Yarger

Betsy Wolfe, Christian Borle, Anthony Rosenthal, Andrew Rannells, Tracie Thoms, Brandon Uranowitz and Stephanie J. Block. Photo: Joan MarcusFalsettosBy Music and Lyrics by William FinnBook b…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Amelie, Starring Phillipa Soo, Sets Broadway Dates & Theater by Broadway.com

She's found a new home! The musical adaptation of Amélie, starring Hamilton Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, will begin performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre on March 9, 2017. Opening…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Peninsula Players announces 2017 summer season by Morgan Greene

Peninsula Players, Wisconsin's long-running resident summer theater, announced its 2017 season Monday.  Steven Peterson's "The Actuary" (June 13-July 2), a new play that travels back in ti…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Georgetown Day School by Ravelle Brickman

If the idea of “sophisticated family entertainment” sounds like a contradiction in terms—an oxymoron if ever there were one—then Peter and the Starcatcher, which just opened for a qu…

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