Friday, August 11, 2017

‘The Sinner’ at Revue Cinema, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

The 1951 controversial German film “The Sinner” (Die Sünderin) directed by Willi Forst will be screened at Revue Cinema, Toronto.The main cast of the movie were Hildegard Knef, Gus…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Clive Owen and Julie Taymor Team Up for a Dazzlingly Re-Envisioned M. Butterfly by Broadwaydirect

A star-crossed love story and a drama of international espionage: David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly tells the incredible tale of a French diplomat’s scandalous twenty-year affair with a m…

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'From the Land of the Moon' at Laemmle Playhouse 7, Pasadena by Blouin Artinfo

"From the Land of the Moon", a 2016 French film directed by Nicole Garcia and starring award-winning French actress Marion Cotillard, will be screened at Laemmle Playhouse 7, …

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Brutal! Vulgar! Dirty! Mae West and the gay comedy that shocked 1920s America by Polly Stenham

Mae West ended up in court for writing The Drag – a play about a closeted gay socialite that ended up banned. Polly Stenham, who’s directing a revival, celebrates the star who took a lim…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Nominee Carolee Carmello by Behind The Curtain

You might not know this man but you sure will know this woman, the effervescent Carolee Carmello. Carolee swings by to discussFALSETTOS, PARADE, LESTAT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SCANDALOUS, TUCK E…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

‘Don Giovanni’ at San Francisco Opera, San Francisco by Blouin Artinfo

“Don Giovanni”, the renowned opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is currently being staged at the San Francisco Opera, San Francisco and will run through June 30, 2017.Accompanied by the m…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

‘Dangerous Liaisons’ at Barbican Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

‘Dangerous Liaisons’ will be screened at Barbican Centre in London on June 14, 2017.The film is directed by Stephen Frears and casts Glenn Close, Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman and John …

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Review: This Was A Man, Leicester Square Theatre by Dan Rubins

Noël Coward’s 1926 This Was A Man had the good fortune to be banned before its London premiere for its casual depiction of adultery. That scandalous history has leant the play one of the …

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Bartlett Sher Slated to Direct New Porgy and Bess at Met Opera in 2019-2020 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

In an interview with the Met's general manager Peter Gelb, The New York Times reported that Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher is scheduled to helm a new production of the Gershwin…

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Review #2: ‘An American Daughter’ at Montgomery Playhouse and Arts on the Green by Mara Bayewitz

Just when you thought that scandalous political agendas were restricted to CNN’s 24-hour news cycle, along comes An American Daughter, Wendy Wasserstein’s 1997 play about a woman’s nom…

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Indecent! by Mark Weston

Indecent Cort Theatre, NYC Indecent is a strange play. It's like getting a gorgeously wrapped package and finding something insubstantial and vaguely disturbing inside the box. The…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tim Dolan exposes the scandalous history of Broadway Theatres + Giveaway by Serena

Actor & arts educator, Tim Dolan is a collector of stories. In his Broadway Up Close tours, he shares his love of theater by revealing the fascinating history of famous Broadway venues.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Drury Lane snags 'Chicago' for Chicago for the first time since '83 by Chris Jones

A quiz for you, theater-loving reader: When was the last time a professional Chicago theater company produced "Chicago," a musical that burnishes the city's scandalous reputation each and ev…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Bianca Del Rio: 'I'd Let Trump Touch My P**sy!" by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoWhile Joan Rivers and Don Rickles (and Courtney Act’s career) applaud from the afterlife, RuPaul’s Drag Race season six winner Bianca Del Rio continues to be th…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Indecent on Broadway Review: A Century-Old Scandalous Jewish/Lesbian Play Comes Home by Lorraine Treanor

There are many reasons to find deep satisfaction in the arrival on Broadway of the play Indecent, a fascinating tale wondrously staged about a century-old Jewish drama that featured a scanda…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spy report that criticised Marlowe for 'gay Christ' claim is revealed online by Andrew Dickson

British Library releases ‘Baines note’ in which playwright Christopher Marlowe scandalously suggests Christian communion should be smoked in a pipeA controversial document in which the p…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Amanda Lepore on Her New Book, Celebrity Dates & Caitlyn's Lesbianism by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoAmanda Lepore is a trans icon, party hostess, photographers’ muse and now a book. The New Jersey-born answer to Marilyn Monroe, Lepore is the subject of Doll Part…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Debbie Ruzicka Will Star in Chicago's Premiere of THE RADIANT, Full Cast by BroadwayWorld

Set one hundred years ago in Paris,The Radiantcenters on the true, tempestuous, and love-torn life of Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie. Widowed at thirty-nine, with two young children to raise …

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Robert Evans’ tempestuous Hollywood tenure takes the stage by Michael Riedel

If Norma Desmond is ready for her Broadway close-up, surely Robert Evans is, too. Hollywood’s suntanned, sunglasses-wearing legend is putting the finishing touches on the stage adaptation …

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Paul Alexander Nolan Set to Star in Broadway-Aimed Escape to Margaritaville's World Premiere by Lindsey Sullivan

Paul Alexander Nolan will sink his teeth into a starring role (and perhaps a cheeseburger in paradise?) in the Broadway-aimed Jimmy Buffett musical Escape to Margaritaville. T…

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Photo Coverage: Carolee Carmello, Robert Cuccioli and More Bring Musicals of the '20s to Town Hall in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Tony Award nomineesCarolee Carmello Parade, Scandalous, Mary Testa Xanadu, 42nd Street, On the Town, Robert Cuccioli Jekyll amp Hyde, Spider Man Turn Off the Dark, with Beth Malone Fun Home …

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Photo Coverage: Backstage with Beth Malone and More at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's 1920s Edition by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Tony Award nominees Carolee Carmello Parade, Scandalous, Mary Testa Xanadu, 42nd Street, On the Town, Robert Cuccioli Jekyll amp Hyde, Spider Man Turn Off the Dark, with Beth Malone Fun Home…

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Friday, February 24, 2017

'No one has bigger dreams': the Hollywood gamble of Robert Evans by Ryan Gilbey

With The Godfather and Chinatown, Robert Evans revolutionised the movie industry. Now, Simon McBurney is staging the mogul’s scandalous memoir, The Kid Stays in the Picture. They talk abou…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Lori Senecal – Borrowing Marketing Tactics from Scandalous Celebrities by Rino16

Many of the most popular celebrities cannot seem to distance themselves from scandals and controversies. Ironically, however, most of these celebrities reap big from their epic fails. For br…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

La Ronde review – gimmicky theatrical kiss-chase by Lyn Gardner

The Bunker theatre, LondonExaggerating the element of chance in Arthur Schnitzler’s play slows it down, removes vital sexual tension and makes it feel old-fashionedLove, apparently, makes …

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

'Salome' by Richard Strauss at LA Opera by Blouin Artinfo

"Salome" by Richard Strauss will be performed on February 18, 2017 at LA Opera. Starring Patricia Racette with Tómas Tómasson as the doomed prophet, “Salome” is adapted from the scanda…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Broadway Theater Reviews: Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 and In Transit by Lauren Yarger

Josh Groban and Denee Benton. Photo: Chad BatkaNew Year Brings New and Exciting Shows to BroadwayBy Lauren YargerYou heard me chat about these two musicals on the radio when they opened…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Fanny and Stella, the pioneer transvestites who fought Victorian anti-gay laws by Tracy McVeigh

A new play by Taggart writer Glenn Chandler charts the forgotten story of two cross-dressers and a notorious 1870s court caseIn prudish Victorian England they were called the “he-she ladie…

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Les Enfants Terribles: Cocteau's scandalous siblings dance on the edge by Judith Mackrell

Ahead of the Royal Ballet’s new production of Philip Glass’s dance opera, based on the poetic French novel, choreographer Javier De Frutos and his principal dancers talk incest, jealousy…

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Carolee Carmello, Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli and More to Tackle the '20s in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-nominees Carolee Carmello Parade, Scandalous, Mary Testa Xanadu, 42nd Street, On the Town, Robert Cuccioli Jekyll amp Hyde, Spider Man Turn Off the Dark, withBeth Malone Fun Home …

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Volunteering Ain’t Free by Joe Patti

Somewhat apropos of yesterday’s post, Non-Profit Quarterly had a post about Phoenix Comicon’s recent decision to charge volunteers to work their convention. I am not sure this is…

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