Sunday, July 14, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review ‘What Wasn’t’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz Perhaps it is a matter of personal preference that at Fringe I am often more taken by the comedies than by the dramas. The intensely self-involved process of making and perf…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Our Town Plus Zombies’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz What fun! The Adequate Players make a splash again at Fringe this summer with writer/director/actor John Geoffrion’s one-act parody of Thorton Wilder’s 1938 ode to the s…

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Tamyra Gray, Edward Hibbert & More Join Hollywood Bowl's Starry Into the Woods by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Amelia’ by Guest Author

By Rebecca Kurtz There is a lot to love about historical fiction, and writer/director Robert McNamara chose a good branch of history with the beautifully open-ended story of Amelia Earhart…

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Monday, July 8, 2019


Currently in previews at MCC Theater is the New York premiere of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow by Halley Feiffer. The cast features Lucille Lortel Award nominee Ako (God Said Thi…

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Try Not to Make a Mess When You Smash That Window In Protest by Rebecca Benzie Fraser

By Rebecca Benzie Fraser. Rebecca Benzie Fraser uses Her Naked Skin as an example in the exploration of the different decisions made when it comes to staging violence by women and staging vi…

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Rebecca Martinez by Zack Calhoon

Rebecca Martínez is a Brooklyn-based director, choreographer, deviser, and ensemble member of Sojourn Theatre. Upcoming and current projects: Miss You Like Hell (Baltimore Center Stage);…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Nothin' But A Great Time by Mo Brady

Rock of Ages at New World Stages Review by Mo Brady The off-Broadway company of Rock of Ages (Photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Odds & Ends: Pretty Woman to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with New Stars Jillian Mueller and Brennin Hunt & More!

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Pretty Woman to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary at 92Y  It would be a big huge mistake to miss out on this fun celebration. In h…

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MCC Theater will soon present the New York premiere of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow by Halley Feiffer. The cast features Lucille Lortel Award nominee Ako (God Said This), Tony …

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Cast is announced for the UK premiere of Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical at the Edinburgh Fringe

Presented at the Edinburgh Fringe by the team behind West End smash Heathers The Musical, the UK premiere of hit US musical Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical – based on the cult Hollywo…

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‘I wish for a finer appreciation of the new media landscape’: 10 questions for 10 years – Rebecca Felgate by Ian Foster

Social media queen Rebecca Felgate puts down her gin-in-a-tin for long enough to answer some questions about the world of theatre.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Indecent: Reflections on Paula Vogel’s Play at the Ahmanson by Steven Morris

INDECENT, the play by Paula Vogel and directed by Rebecca Taichman, recently opened at the Ahmanson Theatre in a re-mounting of the Broadway production. I was fortunate enough to see that B…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Rebecca Caine cast in UK premiere of Preludes by Dave Malloy by Matthew Hemley

Rebecca Caine is to star in the UK premiere of Preludes, a musical by Dave Malloy about composer Rachmaninoff. Caine, who was

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

ITV Orders Honor-Killing Drama Starring Keeley Hawes by Blouin Artinfo

ITV has commissioned two part drama, “Honour,” starring Keeley Hawes as the real-life detective who brought five killers to justice in the true story of Banaz Mahmod, the young Londoner …

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

‘I’m not sure why we are approaching Broadway prices’: 10 questions for 10 years – Rebecca Caine by Ian Foster

Canadian soprano and OG Cosette, Rebecca Caine  Rebecca Caine may have been in a couple of musicals you’ve heard of before, but my introduction to her was through Tête à Tête’s insp…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Hadestown by Billboard

After a long journey from Vermont to downtown New York to London and back, Anais Mitchell's musical is now an eight-time Tony winner, including for best musical. A look back at Rebecca's eng…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tamyra Gray, Rebecca Spencer Join Cast of Hollywood Bowl Into the Woods by Andrew Gans

Patina Miller, Sutton Foster, Skylar Astin, Hailey Kilgore, Sierra Boggess, and more will be part of the July performances.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Gwen & Ida: The Object Is of No Importance’ at Nu Sass Productions by Mary Ann Johnson

I am officially besotted with Ida Lupino after seeing ‘Gwen & Ida: The Object Is of No Importance’; I was so intrigued by the character onstage (gracefully played with steely resolve…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Ed Harris to Replace Jeff Daniels in To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Ed Harris will join the cast of Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird this fall, according to The New York Times. He will take over the role of Atticus Finch beginning on N…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Indecent is a masterful, exquisitely rendered piece of storytelling: EW review by Maureen Lee Lenker

Paula Vogel’s Indecent uses the production history of a little-known Yiddish play to get at haunting truths about the paradoxical nature of storytelling. In the world of Indecent, theater …

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Review Roundup: INDECENT at the Ahmanson Theatre; What Did The Critics Think?

INDECENT at Ahmanson Theatre is now on stage! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews! 'Indecent,' by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, opened on June 9 at Center Theat…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Review: ‘Indecent’ at the Ahmanson pays haunting tribute to a daring Yiddish play by Charles McNulty

Rebecca Taichman won a Tony Award for directing a darkly enchanting production of the Paula Vogel play, now at the Ahmanson Theatre.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Behind the Scenes At the 2019 Tonys by Billboard

What's it like to actually go to the Tonys? And what did this year's show get right and wrong? Rebecca is joined by The Ensemblist's Mo Brady for a special post-Tony episode.

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Daniel Fish's Innovative Oklahoma! Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Director Daniel Fish's reimagined take on Oklahoma! was named winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical at the 73rd annual Tonys ceremony on June 9 at Radio City Musical …

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Best of Billboard on Broadway: Sutton Foster by Billboard

She'll be back on Broadway in 2020 and in the meantime has a series of Cafe Carlyle concerts and the sixth season of Younger coming up: a throwback to Rebecca's conversation with one of musi…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Three Laureys! Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shirley Jones & Christine Andreas Unite over the Iconic Oklahoma! Role by

Three actresses who have all inhabited the role of Laurey in Oklahoma! gathered on June 5 for a panel celebrating the show's legacy. Rebecca Naomi Jones, who currently stars in Daniel Fish'…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Keeley Hawes, Ann Dowd Join Cast of Netflix's REBECCA by TV News Desk

BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes Bodyguard, Misbehaviour, Emmy Award Winner Ann Dowd The Handmaid's Tale, Hereditary,Sam Riley Free Fire, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Ben Crompton Game of T…

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VIDEO: Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones Perform from OKLAHOMA! by Stage Tube

Check out the new music video from Rodgers amp Hammerstein's Oklahoma nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical. Directed by Ezra Hurwitz, the video features Tony Award…

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