Wednesday, December 6, 2017

PICT goes Wilde with three-part program at The Frick by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This weekend, there will be two scandalous Victorian shows at The Frick Pittsburgh: the “Undressed” exhibition organized by London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, and “Wilde at the F…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Coronation of Poppea by Arts Review

Celebrating 450 years since the birth of Monteverdi, Pinchgut Opera presents one of the greatest operas of all time, Coronation of Poppea, at Sydney’s City Recital Hall from 30 Novemb…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Review: ‘M. Butterfly’ never takes flight by Charles Isherwood

That silk kimono hides a scandalous secret in “M. Butterfly,” David Henry Hwang’s 1988 Tony Award-winning drama about the romance between a French diplomat and the Chinese opera singer…

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First Look at Clive Owen & Jin Ha in Julie Taymor's Vibrant M. Butterfly Staging Is Here

David Henry Hwang's Tony-winning plat M. Butterfly is back on Broadway with Tony winner Julie Taymor at its helm. The thrilling production stars Clive Owen and Jin Ha as a married F…

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Melbourne Fringe – Creatures of the Night Cabaret by Arts Review

Creatures of the Night Cabaret started out in November 2016 as a one night only covers show by La Trobe University Student Theatre. While it shows its student origins, there’s no doubting …

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look - Shakespeare Gets a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg Anna Karenina …

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Austrian filmmaker Dieter Berner’s biopic ‘Egon Schiele’ now in theaters by Blouin Artinfo

Austrian filmmaker Dieter Berner highlights one of the darkest and most scandalous painters of his time with his biopic of Egon Schiele that was released in theaters on Wednesday, August 16,…

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Emma Degerstedt, Conor Ryan, Lauren Molina and More to Lead DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company; Cast, Creatives Set! by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the cast and creat…

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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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