Tuesday, August 14, 2018

It's Not a Sprint / What I Talk About When I Talk About Running reviews – Edinburgh mini-marathons by Catherine Love

Pleasance Dome/Zoo Charteris, Edinburgh★★★☆☆/★★☆☆☆Grace Chapman tries to outrun her fears and Fredrik Høyer works up a sweat in two one-person shows about mental and phy…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Gambling in a theatre-casino won't help us understand the banking crisis by Aditya Chakrabortty

The Almeida’s show £¥€$ (Lies) is so taken by the shiny technicalities in the world of finance that it misses the fundamentally political nature of the crashI’m sorry for what I’m…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Odds & Ends: Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Will Team Up for Call It Love & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Jenn Colella & Chilina Kennedy Will Team Up for Call It Love Broadway sweethearts Jenn Colella (Come From Away) and C…

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Khris Davis and DeWanda Wise to Star in Donja R. Love's Fireflies Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Sweat actor and the She’s Gotta Have It star pair up for the world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company.

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for New Broadway Comedy The Nap by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for The Nap, a new comedy about the world of snooker—the British version of pool—written by Olivier nominee Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors). The produ…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Public Theater Launches Mobile Unit National Tour With ‘Sweat’ by American Theatre Editors

Lynn Nottage's play about Rust Belt economic discontent will be presented throughout 18 Midwest cities this fall.

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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 3, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Rosemary Harris to Join “My Fair Lady,” Public to Take “Sweat” on Mobile Unit Mini-Tour, Katie Lynch Discuss “Backstage Bite” Live Show at Green R…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

‘Sweat’ to Start Free Election-Season Tour Across Midwest by Andrew R. Chow

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about working class anxieties will be performed in 18 counties in the lead-up to the election.

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Public Theater Mobile Unit National Launches With Lynn Nottage's SWEAT by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theaterannounced today that the Mobile Unit, originally founded by Joe Papp in 1957 and currently touring to the five boroughs biannually, will expand in September to launch MOBIL…

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Lynn Nottage on the origins of SWEAT | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

This fall, The Public Theater launches a free, four-week tour of Lynn Nottage’s powerful Pulitzer Prize-winning play, SWEAT, directed by Kate Whoriskey. SWEAT, staged in its entirety, will…

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The Public to Bring Free Performances of Lynn Nottage's Sweat to the Midwest by Olivia Clement

The touring production will be the inaugural show of the Mobile Unit National.

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Bi-Cycle by Arts Review

A hit theatrical show in the making that brings abdominal crunching comedy to the stage for 50 minutes of sweat, soul-searching and fun. Whether you’re a gym junkie or a spin class flunkie…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

John Earl Jelks Will Reprise Role in Los Angeles Staging of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer-Winning Sweat by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin August 29 at the Mark Taper Forum under the direction of Lisa Peterson.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

On the Couch with Julie McLaren by Arts Review

Who is Julie McLaren? An overenthusiastic lover of sequins, French Earl Grey tea and all things mid-century. Curator at the Art Gallery of Ballarat by day, one half of Sweat Dreams DJs by ni…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Kelli Ruttle by Zack Calhoon

Kelli Ruttle is an actor and a playwright living in New York City. Acting credits include Off-Broadway as well as extensive regional credits including La Jolla Playhouse, Idaho Shakespeare F…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Transparent Standout Alexandra Billings & More to Lead New Broadway Comedy The Nap by Andy Lefkowitz

Alexandra Billings, a veteran of the Golden Globe-winning series Transparent, will appear on Broadway for the first time this fall in the American premiere of The Nap, a new comedy abou…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Keep on moving: the bizarre dance epidemic of summer 1518 by John Waller

Five centuries ago, the world’s longest rave took place in Strasbourg – a ‘plague’ of dancing that was fatal for some. What caused it? Art, poetry and music of the time can provide s…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Royal Festival Hall’s Southbank Centre hosts “Backbone” by Blouin Artinfo

Australia’s acrobatic company Gravity & Other Myths (GOM) is known for their sensational twists, turns, jumps and dives turning acrobatics into a respectable form of art. The company …

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Michael Jackson Musical Slated For Broadway Run In 2020 by Dade Hayes

The Michael Jackson estate and Columbia Stage are developing a musical based on the King of Pop’s catalog, adding one more jukebox show to the Broadway boards. Lynn Nottage, a Pulitzer…

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New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A new bio-musical framed around the life and music of the late singer-songwriter Michael Jackson is currently in development, Columbia Live Stage and The Michael Jackson Estate have ann…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Chukwudi Iwuji & Corey Stoll Lead a Stirring Othello at Shakespeare in the Park by Andy Lefkowitz

New York's most talented stage stars are making magic seven times a week in the thrilling new production of Othello at Central Park's Delacorte Theater. Tony winner Ruben Santia…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Joey Dosik at Le Poisson Rouge, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Joey Dosik will perform at Le Poisson Rouge, New York.“Joey Dosik didn’t set out to make a conceptual EP about basketball. It was his first love before music, and some of his earliest me…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Odds & Ends: Secret Life of Bees Musical to Arrive Off-Broadway & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Secret Life of Bees Musical Sets World Premiere Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company, which berthed the Tony-nommed …

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

15 Incredible Broadway Performances Overlooked By The Tony Awards This Year

Some great performances from shows like Mean Girls and Frozen weren’t included when the Tony nominees were announced Tuesday. Alex Newell, Once on This Island …

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Off-Broadway Theater Review: Mlima's Tale -- TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

 Sahr Ngaujaht. Photo: Joan MarcusMlima's TaleBy Lynn NottageDirected by Jo BonneyThe Public TheaterExtended through June 3By Lauren YargerPulitzer-Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; Sw…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Tony Awards To Honor Photographer, Beader And Broadway’s Drycleaner by Greg Evans

A New York Times photographer, a premiere beader of stage costumes and a drycleaning business that’s been removing opening night sweat stains since the days of George M. Cohan will rec…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park Sets Casting for Othello & Twelfth Night by Andy Lefkowitz

Time to gear up for Shakespeare under the stars! Casting is complete for the new production of Othello set to play Central Park's Delacorte Theater this summer as part of the Public Thea…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Taking the Helm: An Interview With Pam MacKinnon

by Sam Hurwitt In January, American Conservatory Theater finally announced who would succeed outgoing artistic director Carey Perloff at the end of the current season: Pam MacKinnon, a Tony…

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Taking the Helm: An Interview With Pam MacKinnon

by Sam Hurwitt In January, American Conservatory Theater finally announced who would succeed outgoing artistic director Carey Perloff at the end of the current season: Pam MacKinnon, a Tony…

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Mlima’s Tale Review: Lynn Nottage’s Poetic Play about Elephant Slaughter and the Ivory Trade by New York Theater

Elephants might become extinct in 20 years because of poaching for their ivory, we learn from “Mlima’s Tale,” the unusual new play by Lynn Nottage, the Pulitzer prize winning playwrigh…

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Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber Wins New York Emmy Award by Broadway.com

The John Gore Organization proudly accepted a New York Emmy Award on April 14 in the category of Special Event Coverage (Other Than News and Sports) for the Tony Awards special Broadway…

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