Thursday, June 21, 2018

Review Roundup: Richard III Goes to High School in TEENAGE DICK by Review Roundups

Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, present the world premiere play by Mike Lew, now playing through Sunday, July 29, 2018. TEENAGE DICK, which follows Ma-Yi's phe…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

“Don Quixote” at Garrick Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Don Quixote” will be on stage at Garrick Theatre, London.   After an acclaimed opening at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, Angus Jackson…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Together, Wherever We Go! Full Casting Set for the Muny's Gypsy Starring Beth Leavel by Andy Lefkowitz

Let them entertain you! Casting is complete for the Muny's upcoming centennial-season production of Gypsy. Rob Ruggiero will direct, Ralph Perkins will choreograph and James Moore will m…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

‘Light laughter for a light comedy’: PRESENT LAUGHTER – Chichester Festival Theatre ★★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

The entire cast of Present Laughter executed every scene with a fabulous, animated, flamboyant energy yet there seemed to be an awful lot of unnecessary shouting throughout this production.

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

‘Vintage comedy reinvented for a new generation’: PRESENT LAUGHTER – Chichester Festival Theatre ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Yes, the Present Laughter is a bit jokey and, as one critic has said, cartoonish, but perhaps that is just what audiences want. You can’t say that it isn’t entertaining.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

PRESENT LAUGHTER                  Chichester Festival Theatre by Libby Purves and Friends

COWARD GOES FARCEO-FORTISSIMO              In the final outburst from our hero Gary Essendine –  silk-dressing-gowned philanderer,  arrogantly insecure darling of the …

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Present Laughter review – vulgar Coward revival is an orgy of exaggeration by Michael Billington

Chichester festival theatrePlayed as a broad farce, Sean Foley’s revival starring Rufus Hound ignores Noël Coward’s faultless verbal stylingsRufus Hound, whose recent roles include Mr T…

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BWW Review: PRESENT LAUGHTER, Chichester Festival Theatre by Fiona Scott

Noel Coward's comic play Present Laughter is said to be his most autobiographical work, dealing with the complexities of a life of fame in the theatre world. It tells of the mischief and mis…

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Present Laughter review at Chichester Festival Theatre – ‘cartoonish and larger-than-life’ by Rosemary Waugh

Noel Coward’s 1942 play Present Laughter is often thought of as the playwright’s most autobiographical creation. Yet ‘faith to reality’ is not

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Friday, April 20, 2018

BWW Interview: Tracy-Ann Oberman Talks PRESENT LAUGHTER by Rona Kelly

Chichester Festival Theatreis a place of firsts forTracy-Ann Oberman. Last year, she performed inThe Fiddler on the Roof, her first professional musical. This Spring, she returns to CFT once…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

NEWS: Rufus Hound, Katherine Kingsley & Tracy-Ann Oberman lead Present Laughter cast at Chichester by Press Releases

The full company has been revealed for the opening production of Chichester’s Festival 2018, Noël Coward’s Present Laughter, with Rufus Hound as Garry Essendine, Katherine Kingsley as L…

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Allison Janney Wins the Oscar for Performance in I, TONYA by BroadwayWorld

Allison Janney has just won the Academy Award for BestActress in a Leading Role for her performance in I, TONYA. The actress starred as Prudy Pingleton in the big screen adaptation of HAIRSP…

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Review: ‘Fool for Love’ at the Cumberland Theatre by Bob Ashby

The theme of a man and a woman who can’t live without each other and can’t live with each other is as old as theater. Often enough it has been played for comedy, as in the couples in Noe…

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Charlie Stemp & Molly Griggs Put on Their Sunday Clothes in Hello, Dolly! by Andy Lefkowitz

Hello, Bernadette! Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters returns to Broadway in the hit revival of Hello, Dolly! on January 20. The stage legend takes on the title role of Mrs. Dolly Gallag…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Kristine Nielsen to Star in Theresa Rebeck's New Comedy THE WAY OF THE WORLD at D.C.'s Folger Theatre by Bww News Desk

Folger Theatre continues its 201718 season with The Way of the World, a new comedy freely adapted from the classic play by William Congreve. Written and directed by renowned author Theresa R…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

2017 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Performances of the Year by Broadway.com

Making a list of just five of our favorite performances of 2017 is a tough task with such a wide array of talent on the Great White Way this year. But these unforgettable turns burned bright…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Lenny Wolpe, Julia Duffy & Manoel Felciano to Lead The Outsider at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veteran Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone) will take on the central role of Ned Newley in the East Coast premiere of the new play The Outsider by Paul Slade Smith, directed by David…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Kristine Nielsen to Star in Theresa Rebeck's New Comedy THE WAY OF THE WORLD at D.C.'s Folger Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Folger Theatre continues its 201718 season with The Way of the World, a new comedy freely adapted from the classic play by William Congreve. Written and directed by renowned author Theresa R…

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Dangereuse: ‘Twelfth Night’ at the Shakespeare Theatre Company – Present Mirth Hath Present Laughter by Sophia Howes

Many consider Twelfth Night Shakespeare’s supreme achievement in comedy. It is also one of his most popular and frequently produced plays. George Bernard Shaw, who hated Shakespeare, descr…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Theater Talk: Spotlight on TACT's SALUTE TO THE BRAVE by Theater Talk

This episode of Theater Talk focuses on the world premiere of No l Coward's SALUTE TO THE BRAVE at The TACT Theatre Company. The guests are The Actor's Company Theatre's Executive Director, …

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More Sign on for TACT's SALUTE TO THE BRAVE by BroadwayWorld

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre has announced that Jennifer Ehle Oslo -Tony nomination, The Coast of Utopia - Tony Award, Design for Living, The Real Thing - Tony, Theatre World awards, Kri…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Present Laughter, Starring Kevin Kline, Airs November 3 on PBS by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch Kline’s Tony-winning performance in the 2017 Broadway revival.

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BWW Morning Brief November 3rd, 2017: Jason Mraz Joins WAITRESS, PRESENT LAUGHTER on PBS, and More! by Danielle Ashley

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news Jason Mraz joins WAITRESS, PRESENT LAUGHTER on PBS, and more

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

VIDEO: Watch Clips of Kevin Kline and More in PRESENT LAUGHTER, Airing on PBS Tomorrow! by TV News Desk

Kevin Kline's Tony Award-winning performance in the GREAT PERFORMANCES presentation of No l Coward's Present Laughter, first produced in 1942 with Coward himself in the leading role, comes t…

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PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline to Host Drama League's Benefit Gala Honoring Steve Martin by BroadwayWorld

The Drama League has announced Academy and Tony Award-winner Kevin Kline and 'American Idol' finalist Justin Guarinihave joined the roster of special guest performers for the 34th Annual Mus…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Present Laughter Starring Kevin Kline Airs on PBS Great Performances by Mark A. Robinson

The recent Broadway revival of the Noel Coward comedy Present Laughter will be playing a new venue: the PBS TV series Great Performances. On Friday, November 3 at 9 PM ET, the production sta…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

From The Robber Bridegroom to Present Laughter: Look Back at Kevin Kline on the Stage by Hannah Vine

The three-time Tony winner celebrates his birthday October 24.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Episode Guest: “School Of Rock’s” MATT BITTNER by Michael J. Roberts

Fresh off the smash Broadway run of Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” opposite Kevin Kline, MATT [...]

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More to Star in SALUTE TO THE BRAVE at TACT by BroadwayWorld

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre has announced that Jennifer Ehle Oslo -Tony nomination, The Coast of Utopia - Tony Award, Design for Living, The Real Thing - Tony, Theatre World awards, Kri…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

The Best of Broadway on PBS This Fall by Matthew Wexler

This fall, PBS brings viewers broadcast premieres of Broadway's best every Friday night, including 'She Loves Me,' 'Falsettos,' 'Noël Coward's Present Laughter' and more.

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