Monday, November 27, 2023

The show goes on for a Shakespeare film set | Brief letters by Guardian Staff

Shakespeare North Playhouse | Taxing millionaires | Brewing annoyance | Precise apostrophes | Lynne Truss The director of Shakespeare in Love, John Madden, tells us how Judi Dench bought the…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:42PM
Monday, November 20, 2023

‘I woke up in a cold sweat thinking: Gwyneth in a moustache’ – how we made Shakespeare in Love by Interviews By Chris Broughton

‘Judi Dench had to wear extra high heels to give her stature as Queen Elizabeth. I dubbed her Tudor Spice. She’s only on screen for a few minutes – but she still won an Oscar’ Shakes…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The 22nd Monte Cristo Award Presented to Lynn Nottage by Sandi Durell

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center presented its 22nd Monte Cristo Award to award-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage. Nottage, who was in residence at the O’Neill in 20…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 12:26PM
Sunday, October 29, 2023

The week in theatre: Clyde’s; The Confessions; The Score – review by Susannah Clapp

Donmar Warehouse; Lyttelton, London; Theatre Royal BathLynn Nottage wires us into American life with her all-consuming truck-stop cafe drama; Alexander Zeldin weaves slow magic from his moth…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:04AM
Monday, October 16, 2023

Lynn Nottage: ‘There’s no such thing as the perfect sandwich or song – just the joy that goes into creating’ by Arifa Akbar

As her play set in a truck stop kitchen is staged in London, the twice Pulitzer-winning playwright talks about the healing power of cooking, US theatre’s recent shockwaves and her Michael …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:19AM
Friday, September 22, 2023

Mlima's Tale, Kiln Theatre review - simple, powerful tale about the rape of Africa by Helen Hawkins

Lynn Nottage’s 2018 play gets an exquisite staging with moving performances The work of the double Pulitzer-winning Black American dramatist Lynn Nottage has thankfully become a fixture in…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Sweat’ at The Keegan Theatre by Anne Valentino

When Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Sweat” first opened on Broadway in 2017, New York Times critic Ben Brantley, reflecting on the play’s blue-collar, Reading, PA roots,…

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Strong acting and lyrical direction deliver a powerful ‘Sweat’ at Keegan Theatre by Gregory Ford

Playwright Lynn Nottage shows in intimate detail what happens in a community when the jobs are gone.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023


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Friday, July 14, 2023

Listen: Billy Porter Debuts New Single 'Broke A Sweat'

“Broke A Sweat” is the fifth offering from The Black Mona Lisa album. It follows the sultry dazzler “Fashion” and “Baby Was A Dancer,” which was in regular rotation on Gaydio and…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:55AM
Friday, June 30, 2023

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Imitation of Life Musical in Development By: David Sheward June 30, 2023: A new musical based on Imitation of Life, the Fannie Hurst novel and the classic Hollywood film version and su…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:46PM
Thursday, June 29, 2023

“Out of Character” at Berkeley Rep exemplifies the virtues and drawbacks of identity narratives by Lily Janiak

Tony winner and Berkeley native Ari’el Stachel is half-Yemeni Israeli, half-Ashkenazi and 1000% sweat.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 01:38PM
Monday, June 26, 2023

John Legend and Lynn Nottage are Adapting Imitation of Life for the Stage by Caitlin Hornik

Universal Theatrical Group (UTG) has announced that a musical, based on Fannie Hurst’s novel and subsequent Universal Picture films Imitation of Life, is in development. An industry readin…

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Tony Predictions, Because, Why Not? by Sandra Mardenfeld

Well, it is that time of year again. The 76th Tony Awards will recognize theatrical achievements on Broadway for the 2022-23 season. Who will win? Below are Show Showdown's guesses. Clip fr…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:32AM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Main Street Players Depicts Human Cost Of Economic Flux by Bill Hirschman

Main Street Players’ unsparing edition of Lynn Nottage’s stunning Sweat insightfully tracks the spiraling toilet spin of blue collar workers as economic changes devastate their incomes a…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 10:42PM
Monday, April 17, 2023

“SWEAT” Unravels Firing of U.S. Steel Workers—at Center REP by Tom Van Nuenen

Reflections Lynn Nottage Exposes How Corporate Profits Trump People by Tom van Nuenen “Sweat,” the Pulitzer-awarded play by Lynn Nottage, is a powerful examination of the capitalist stra…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 10:36PM
Thursday, April 13, 2023

Clyde’s– The 2023/2024 Theatre Company Season by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

In this feisty new comedy by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined), you’ll become a fly on the wall of Clyde’s, a roadside sandwich shop, in all its gastronomical g…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:34AM
Friday, April 7, 2023

REVIEW: Bad Cinderella by JK

Review of the evening performance on April 1, 2023 at the Imperial Theatre in New York City. Starring Linedy Genao, Carolee Carmello, Grace McLean, Jordan Dobson, Sami Gayle, Morgan Higgins,…

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Sunday, April 2, 2023

Rachael Stirling: ‘Promise me you’ll take out half the swearing?’

The actor on sparring with Stephen Mangan in a new Private Lives, why she didn’t want to be a Bond girl, and what she learned from pulling pints Since scandalising BBC viewers more than 20…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Crumbs from the Table of Joy by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

While this first New York revival of the 1995 "Crumbs from the Table of Joy" does not reach the heights of Nottage’s later Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, "Ruined" and "Sweat," it proves to …

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Thursday, March 9, 2023

Crumbs From The Table Of Joy *** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter March 9, 2023: In recent years, Lynn Nottage, with a Tony nomination (MJ)and two Pulitzer Prizes (Sweat, Ruined) , has soared into the stratosphere of American playwr…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 04:28PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Seeing the forest and the trees by Kerry Reid

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical Into the Woods premiered three years before Robert Bly’s Iron John sent men into the wilderness as part of the “mythopoetic men’s movement…

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Cozy At-Home Theater for a Cold Weekend by Jan Simpson

A frigid cold front is sweeping across a large part of the country this weekend. And that can be a disincentive to go outside for even the most avid theatergoer. Luckily, there are—thanks …

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 08:00AM
Friday, February 3, 2023

16 Shows to See Off Broadway in February - Catch Oscar Isaac, Parker Posey, Kara Young, a new Suzan-Lori Parks' musical and more by Raven Snook

Catch Oscar Isaac, Parker Posey, Kara Young, a new Suzan-Lori Parks' musical and more February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's bursting with exciting new Off-Broadway shows. …

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Friday, January 20, 2023

Sweat at Studio Playhouse - Performances January 27, 2023 to February 11, 2023 - Billing, page: 2

Build Your Audience! CREATE YOUR OWN PLAYBILL®. Sweat - January 27 - February 11, 2023. Studio Playhouse.

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Sunday, January 15, 2023

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Review: Paul Mescal Is Explosive in Rebecca Frecknall’s Staggering Revival by Gordon Cox

“I don’t want realism. I want magic!” Blanche’s famously desperate cry holds the key to most approaches to “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Productions of Tennessee Williams’ master…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:31PM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

'Clyde's' is Now Playing | Mark Taper Forum by Center Theatre Group

In this electric, Tony Award®-nominated Best New Play from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat), the West Coast premiere of Clyde’s is a new comedy that serves up the story…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:32PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

'Clyde's' Opening Night | Mark Taper Forum by Center Theatre Group

In this electric, Tony Award®-nominated Best New Play from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat), the West Coast premiere of Clyde’s is a new comedy that serves up the story…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:35PM

'Clyde's' Opening Night | Mark Taper Forum by Center Theatre Group

In this electric, Tony Award®-nominated Best New Play from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat), the West Coast premiere of Clyde’s is a new comedy that serves up the story…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:30PM
Monday, November 14, 2022

An emotionally powerful ‘Sweat’ from U.S. Naval Academy Masqueraders by Charles Green

Kudos to the troupe for tackling Lynn Nottage's meaningful play.

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Friday, October 28, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Rob Asaro by Zack Calhoon

Rob Asaro wrote "Lost Again" after adapting it from his episodic series of the same name. The script was a finalist at the Austin Film Festival pitch competition in 2021. He previously co…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 11:13AM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater