Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Todd Barry: the super-dry standup who swapped gags for banter by Brian Logan

He was Flight of the Conchords’ bongo soloist and guest-starred with Louis CK and Garry Shandling. Now, Todd Barry has ditched his own comedy routines for a show devoted to off-the-cuff cr…

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Cast Set for Paula Vogel's Indecent, a New Play with Music by Broadway.com

The cast is now set for the previously announced New York premiere of Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel’s Indecent. The off-Broadway production will feature Katrina Lenk, Mimi Lieber, Max Go…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Spotlight On...Bill Army by Michael Block

Name: Bill ArmyHometown: Pomfret, CTEducation: Pomfret Community School, Pomfret School, Middlebury College(BA), NYU- Graduate Acting (MFA)Select Credits: Broadway: Act One (Lincoln Center T…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Marlo Thomas Will Headline Joe DiPietro's Clever Little Lies Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Marlo Thomas will once again star in Joe DiPietro's comedy Clever Little Lies. Directed by David Saint, the production will play a limited engagement September 18 through January 3. Open…

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Friday, June 5, 2015

The Tony Awards & WCP by Westport Country Playhouse

by Bruce MillerCompany ManagerDid you know the Tony Award was namedfor Antoinette Perry, an actress, director, and producer?  Ms. Perry directed two productions at Westport Country Play…

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Meet the Directors of THE LIAR and BEDROOM FARCE by Westport Country Playhouse

Along with Artistic Director Mark Lamos and Associate Artistic Director David Kennedy, we have a great lineup of directors for the 2015 Season!Penny Metropulos, directing The Liar, by D…

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Where Are They Now? An Update on WCP Alumni Actors by Westport Country Playhouse

by Beth Huisking, General ManagerEvery now and then, we like to check in on performers from the past seasons and see what they are working on now.  Here’s an update on just a few the …

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Broadway Grosses for week ending 9-25-2011 Numbers rise as Follies takes hold

The Broadway Grosses for the week ending 9-25-2011 are in and the Fall season is rising.  Strong showings from newcomers The Mountaintop and Relatively Speaking plus a big jump of $250K+ fr…

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Relatively Speaking, 3 One-Act Comedies Opens on Broadway

Four-time Oscar winner Ethan Coen (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), two-time Oscar nominee Elaine May (The Birdcage) and the legendary Woody Allen (Annie Hall, Manhattan) join forces in R…

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Grab a Picnic Basket & Catch Steve Guttenberg in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 this Summer by Ryan McPhee

Screen favorite and Broadway alum Steve Guttenberg is heading to the park this summer for a small dose of Shakespeare. According to Time Out New York, he’ll appear in the Hudson Wareho…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

John Turturro, Marin Mazzie, Santino Fontana & More Tapped for Zorba! at Encores! by Ryan McPhee

John Turturro will take on the title role in New York City Center Encores!’ concert production of Zorba!. Joining him are Tony nominees Marin Mazzie as The Leader, Santino Fontana as N…

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

How Funny People Have Fared on Broadway by David Lefkowitz

All through rehearsals and early previews, Larry David tried to keep people in the dark about his new play, “Fish in the Dark”, which opens on Broadway this Thursday (March 5). A seeming…

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Richmond’s Orange Tree wins five prizes at Off West End Awards by Matthew Hemley

Richmond’s Orange Tree theatre was the big winner at this year’s Off West End Theatre Awards, winning in five categories. The winners were announced yesterday, with Orange Tree artistic …

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

U.K. Stage & Screen Star Felicity Kendal Will Headline Hay Fever in London's West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Felicity Kendal will star in Noel Coward’s Hay Fever in London’s West End. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the play is set for a limited engagement at the Duke of York’s Theatr…

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Sting, Josh Radnor & More Set to Take Part in DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB on 12/11 by BroadwayWorld

Don't Quit Your Night Job, the longest-running variety show featuring Broadway Stars since The Ziegfeld Follies, awakens from hibernation just in time to present the Don't Quit Your Night Jo…

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Andy Karl, Mark Linn‐Baker, Michael McGrath & Mary Louise Wilson Board On the Twentieth Century on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Andy Karl and Mark Linn‐Baker, along with Tony winners Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson, have boarded the forthcoming Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century. The Roundabout The…

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Review: Relatively Speaking (Frinton)

It was the play which brought Alan Ayckbourn to the attention of London audiences in 1967.

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Theater A Family Business For The Naughton Clan by Frank Rizzo

Daughter Directs Dad In 'Cedars' At Berkshire FestYou might be tempted to call the arts as the Naughton family business, but to this group of — relatively speaking — well-adjuste…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath announces 2014 summer season by Matt Trueman

Alison Steadman in Zola's Thérèse Raquin and Felicity Kendal in Noël Coward's Hay Fever among the castingsAlison Steadman, Felicity Kendal and Tim Pigott-Smith will lead productions at th…

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Gabriel Ebert, Mare Winningham, Reed Birney & More Complete the Cast of Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina by Ryan Gilbert

The gang's all here! Tony winner Gabriel Ebert, Emmy winner Mare Winningham, Broadway vet Reed Birney and more complete the star-studded cast of Casa Valentina, a new play written by Ton…

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Friday, January 10, 2014

Tony Danza, Mary Testa, Lilla Crawford & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 1/16 by BroadwayWorld

Don't Quit Your Night Job, returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on Thursday, January 16th, 1130pm. Joining creators STEVE ROSEN, SARAH SALTZBERG and DAN LIPTON will be DERRIC…

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Laura Benanti, Tovah Feldshuh, Lilla Crawford & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 12/19 by BroadwayWorld

Don't Quit Your Night Job returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on December 19th, 1130pm. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton will be Derrick Baskin M…

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Photo Flash: Zachary Levi, Hunter Foster & More in DON'T QUITE YOUR NIGHT JOB by BroadwayWorld

Don't Quit Your Night Job recently returned to New York City at its new home, 54 Below. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton were Derrick Baskin Memphis, Jen Cody The…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Stewart Lee and critic go head to head – but why? by Brian Logan

There's Much A-Stew about Lee as critic walks out. Meanwhile, Judi Dench fights film censorship and Ricky Gervais joins an animal activist campaignThis week's comedy newsAccusations and coun…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

In a Word... Anna Hagan on Western Gold Theatre and Relatively Speaking by The Charlebois Post

Say Anything But Adorableby Gaëtan L. CharleboisAnna Hagan received a BA degree in English Literature from the University of British Columbia in 2009. This year her long and&…

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Sunday, November 3, 2013

Review: (Vancouver) Relatively Speaking by The Charlebois Post

(photo by Wendy D Photography)Not very nice people in old comedy.Misunderstandings and interrupted sentences form the base.by David C. JonesIf you are going to remount an almost 50-year-old …

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Patricia Wilcox, Justin Townsend & More Join A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Creative Team by BroadwayWorld

Joining the show's writer and director Randy Johnson will be recent Astaire Award winning choreographer Patricia Wilcox Motown, set and lighting designer Justin Townsend Vanya and Sonia and …

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Sarah Sokolovic, Katie Thompson & Libby Winters to Lead Imaginary Friends at Samuel French Festival by Lindsay Champion

Broadway alums Sarah Sokolovic and Libby Winters will join Big Fish’s Katie Thompson in Imaginary Friends, a short play by Jeffrey James Keyes. Directed by Terry Berliner, the producti…

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Saturday, May 25, 2013

West End Review: Othello, Passion Play, The Weir & more by TheatreVOICE

West End Review, May 2013, part 1. Mark Shenton hosts a session looking at Othello (National Theatre), Relatively Speaking (Wyndham's Theatre), Passion Play (Duke of York's), The Weir (Donma…

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

CBS Picks Up Ari Graynor’s Bad Teacher to Series by Marc Snetiker

CBS has given the greenlight to The Performers alum Ari Graynor’s star vehicle comedy series Bad Teacher, reports TVLine. The late-in-the-game pick-up is a rarity, considering that …

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