Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Superstar Soprano Barbara Cook, Drag Diva Charles Busch & More Head to Feinstein's/54 Below by Ryan McPhee

June is (almost) bustin’ out all over, and Feinstein’s 54 Below is the place to be to catch bustin’ buds, rombin’ rivers and ev’ry little wheel that wheels besi…

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Tony Nominees Judy Kuhn & Emily Skeggs Return to FUN HOME Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhnrecently took leave from Broadway's FUN HOME to have hip surgery, and was replaced by Rebecca Luker while she was away. Tonight, May 25,she returns to t…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Fun Home's Emily Skeggs & Judy Kuhn Return to the House on Maple Avenue by Lindsey Sullivan

It all comes back! Fun Home favorites Emily Skeggs and Judy Kuhn will return to the Circle in the Square Theatre on May 24. Both nabbed 2015 Tony Award nominations for their respective roles…

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-17 Season to Include New Mamet Play, Robert Lopez Musical, Rebecca Hall-Led ANIMAL & More! by BroadwayWorld

Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company announced its 2016-17 season today, comprised of six production by award-winning composers and playwrights.

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Rebecca Hall, David Yazbek and David Mamet Tapped for Atlantic Season by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre's 2016-17 line-up will feature world-premiere musicals and plays.

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Atlantic Theater's 2016-2017 Season to Include Rebecca Hall, World Premieres from David Yazbek & David Mamet by Lindsey Sullivan

The 2016-17 Atlantic Theater season will welcome actress Rebecca Hall back to the New York stage in Clare Lizzimore's dark comedy Animal. A new David Mamet play joins Atlantic's 31st…

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Theater News: Works by David Mamet, Frozen's Robert Lopez, and More Set for Atlantic Season

Rebecca Hall will appear in a new production at the off-Broadway mainstay.

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/22/16- Laurence Olivier by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Laurence Olivier Born in 1907, Olivier remains one of the most revered actors of the 20th century. He was the first artistic director of the National Theatre of Great Britain…

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Spotlight On...Vanessa Shealy by Michael Block

Name: Vanessa ShealyHometown: Oklahoma City, OKEducation: I got my MFA in Theater Performance from the University of Georgia, and a BA in theater from Oklahoma Baptist University.Favorite Cr…

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Theater News: Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 Makes Chicago Premiere

Longtime collaborators Robert Falls and Rebecca Gilman come together again.

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Indecent by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The production of "Indecent" now on the stage of the Vineyard is remarkable on many levels, not the least which is how engrossing it is considering the events are all historical record and t…

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Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 Begins in Chicago Tonight by Olivia Clement

Rebecca Gilman reunites with Robert Falls at The Goodman Theatre.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Theater News: Vineyard Theatre Extends Paula Vogel's Indecent

The new drama is directed by Rebecca Taichman.

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'My Solo Show' a Broadway wannabe's ego fills the stage by Nina Metz

Like a hyperactive kid just back from theater camp, Shirley Lame (pronounced le-MAY) takes the stage to sing classic Broadway duets all by her lonesome. Embodied, to the hilt, by Rebecca Soh…

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Indecent – a Tour de Force! by Sandi Durell

  By Myra Chanin   Indecent, a powerful drama created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, written by Vogel and directed by Taichman, is much more than a fascinating play with kle…

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Rebecca LaChance to Make Solo Cabaret Debut with 'WHAT THE FOLK?' at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents rising star Rebecca LaChance in her debut solo cabaret, BROADWAY WHAT THE FOLK on Thursday June 9th at 930PM.

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How to help rising directors put down roots in regional theatre by Lyn Gardner

The Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme has played a role in growing the careers of many established artistic directors. Now, the scheme is focusing on how its participants can stay embed…

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Laura Benanti THE SOUND OF MUSIC Backstage Throwback Video

Via Rick McKay on Facebook, after seeing the wonderful revival of SHE LOVES ME, was a great YouTube Flashback with an accompanying story.  Rick writes "What made Laura's perfo…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Review: The Revenger's Game by Michael Block

Revenge makes a man go mad. Just ask Hamlet. Or The Revenger’s Tragedy's Vindici. The Revenger's Tragedy by Thomas Middleton is a Jacobean classic appropriately about one man's mission of …

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The Verdict: What Do Critics Think of Indecent? by Olivia Clement

The New York premiere of Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's play with music opened at the Vineyard Theatre May 17.

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History Class: "Shuffle Along" and "Indecent" by Broadway & Me

Show biz people love shows about show business, especially ones in which a band of artists overcome some adversity to put on a show. And right now, two productions about works that broke thr…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Review Roundup: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Opens at Vineyard Theatre by Review Roundups

Vineyard Theatre, in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre, presents the New York premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Pau…

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Indecent review – Broadway's first lesbian kiss locks lips once more by Alexis Soloski

Vineyard Theatre, New YorkA tender unconventional new play explores the furore created by Sholem Asch’s play God of Vengeance, a flashpoint in Jewish and queer theatrical historyIn 1923, G…

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With Indecent, Paula Vogel creates backstage story of Jewish play that sparked a prosecution (review) by Jonathan Mandell

While Broadway is reacquainting audiences with Shuffle Along, Off-Broadway is opening our eyes to another landmark Broadway show from the 1920s – this one an all-Jewish, lesbian-themed dra…

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Indecent: Review, Pics by New York Theater

While Broadway is reacquainting audiences with Shuffle Along, Off-Broadway is opening our eyes to another landmark Broadway show from the 1920s – this one an all-Jewish, Lesbian-themed dra…

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Robert Falls Reunites With Rebecca Gilman for Her Latest Work by Olivia Clement

The Goodman Theatre production of Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 will make its Chicago premiere this month.

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Indecent Opens Tonight Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The New York premiere of Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's play with music opens at the Vineyard Theatre.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Photo Flash: Paula Vogel's Indecent Opens at Vineyard Theatre

The new drama is directed by Rebecca Taichman.

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

'Mike Mother' gives daughter control over her familial horror story by Kerry Reid

In her collection of essays on storytelling, "The Faraway Nearby," Rebecca Solnit notes: "The present rearranges the past. We never tell the story whole because a life isn't a story. It's a …

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Let’s stop trying to save theatres, says former Ovalhouse director by Natasha Tripney

Director Rebecca Atkinson-Lord has claimed “obsolescence” should be built into new theatres, so that future generations do not “have to save them”.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

First Look at Paula Vogel's Indecent Off-Broadway by Monica Simoes

A new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, began previews at The Vineyard Theatre April 27. Take a first look here!

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