Saturday, March 23, 2019

Unhinging the American Dream: Goodman Theatre’s ‘Sweat’ by Matthew Wexler

The Goodman Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Sweat," which tackles the collision of race, class, and friendship at a pivotal moment in America. The post Unhinging the American Dr…

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People You Should Know . . . Penny Jackson by Zack Calhoon

Penny Jackson (Playwright) is a playwright, novelist, and screenplay writer. She is the recipient of many writing awards including a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, The Pushcart Prize, a Mirrel…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Blood and Tears: A Review of Sweat at Goodman Theatre by Irene Hsiao

The first woman in history to win two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, Lynn Nottage's latest play arrives direct from Broadway but its spirit can be found in countless barstools and beer steins ar…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1033: Emily Hageman by Adam Szymkowicz

Emily HagemanHometown:  Highlands Ranch, COCurrent Town: Sioux City, IAQ:  What are you working on now? A:  What am I NOT working on right now would be a better question???? I just fini…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

'Sweat' at Goodman Theatre: Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer winner set in a factory town is now in Chicago — and better than Broadway's by Chris Jones

Can a play be sympathetic to the plight of the displaced white, working-class workers of America while also holding that same group fully accountable for its defensiveness, myopia and well-d…

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Working-class frustrations boil over in a most powerful ‘Sweat’ by Catey Sullivan - For The Sun-Times

Set in Pennsylvania, and alternating between 2000 and 2008, Ron OJ Parson’s staging of “Sweat” is as familiar as a decade’s worth of headlines.

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Simon Amstell: ‘I have ridiculous thoughts’ by Eva Wiseman

The comedian is neurotic, searingly honest and very funny. But has he finally learned to love himself? He talks to Eva Wiseman about his new film, tricky fathers and being a big cat Simon Am…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A Jewish Joke by Joel Benjamin

"A Jewish Joke" brings immediacy to not only the personal and professional effects of the Hollywood blacklist, but to the current onslaught of internet finger-pointing and fear-mongering tha…

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Check Out Highlights From the Chicago Premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat by Nathan Skethway

The Pulitzer Prize–winning play, directed by Ron OJ Parson, runs through April 14 at the Goodman Theatre.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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Guthrie Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season - CABARET, SWEAT, and More! by BroadwayWorld

The Guthrie Theater Joseph Haj, artistic director today announced the nine productions of its 2019 2020 subscription season Tennessee Williams' classic family drama The Glass Menagerie Shake…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Lynn Nottage’s sharp teeth by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column, I review an important off-Broadway revival of Lynn Nottage’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * If you know Lynn N…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Shipwreck, Almeida Theatre review - Trump-inflected fantasia mixes the polemical and the poetic by Matt Wolf

★★★★ SHIPWRECK, ALMEIDA THEATRE Trump-inflected fantasia mixes polemical and poetic Anne Washburn's shape-shifting play won't be confined, nor will the man at its thematic centre J…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

Revival of biting satire by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage at Signature. By: Patrick Christiano February 20, 2019:  Lynn Nottage’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, a biting and ast…

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The Playwright Of ‘Sweat’ And ‘Ruined’ Would Like To Remind You That She’s Very Good At Comedy by Artsjournal1

Lynn Nottage: “I’ve become so known for my tragedies, these very heavy, social realist plays, and I think people forget that I’m a satirist as well and that I can be very, very funny. …

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Monday, February 18, 2019

For A.C.T.?s New Director of Dramaturgy and New Works, There?s No Place Like the Bay Area

by Nicole Gluckstern For Oakland native Joy Meads, taking classes at American Conservatory Theatre?s Young Conservatory was a wonderful way to gain confidence and find her own voice as a te…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Michael Jackson Musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Will Move Straight to Broadway; Out-of-Town Run Canceled by Andy Lefkowitz

The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage have announced that the new musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough will now have its world premiere on Broadway in the summer of 20…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Bridge over troubled lovers by Cogency

The Bridges of Madison County. Philadelphia Theatre Company through March 3, 2019.   For its second production — and first musical — since its reorganization, Philadelphia Theatre C…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Production news round-up: Lynn Nottage’s Sweat announces West End transfer and Jodie Prenger to star in A Taste of Honey tour by Giverny Masso

Musicals Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will both return to Les Miserables in the West End later this year for a concert

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Tickets Are Now On Sale For SWEAT in the West End by BroadwayWorld

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play SWEAT by Lynn Nottage is transferring to the West End's Gielgud Theatre from 7 June to 20 July, following a sold-out run at the Donmar Warehouse.Book tickets …

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Winner Sweat Will Transfer to the West End with Martha Plimpton by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed Donmar Warehouse staging of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning play Sweat is moving to the West End. Martha Plimpton will repeat her turn as Tracey for the transfer, set to pl…

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Donmar Warehouse’s Sweat, With Martha Plimpton, Will Transfer to West End by Andrew Gans

Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will begin a limited run at the Gielgud Theatre in June.

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Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Transfers To Gielgud Theatre for 50 Performances Only by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of Lynn Nottage’s play Sweat to transfer to London’s Gielgud Theatre for 50 performances only. This post Lynn Nottage…

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Sweat announces West End transfer by Georgia Snow

Lynn Nottage’s Sweat has announced it will transfer to the West End later this year. Martha Plimpton will reprise her role as

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NEWS: Martha Plimpton will reprise her role in Donmar Warehouse’s production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage when it transfers to the Gielgud by Press Releases

The Donmar Warehouse’s sold-out production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat by Lynn Nottage will transfer to London’s Gielgud Theatre for a limited six-week run from 7 June 2019, with…

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Donmar Warehouse play Sweat makes West End transfer by Robin Johnson

The Donmar Warehouse's acclaimed production of Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a small community, will play a limited run in the West End. The post Donmar Warehouse play Sweat m…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Donmar Production Of SWEAT Starring Martha Plimpton Will Transfer to West End This Summer by Alexa Criscitiello

The Donmar Warehouseproduction of Sweat byLynn Nottagewill transfer to the Gielgud Theatre on London's West End this summer

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“An Evening with Stacey Dooley” at Southbank Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

BBC3 presenter Stacey Dooley will talk about some of her career best work at London’s Southbank Centre on February 13, 2019.Southbank Centre calls it a rare opportunity to listen first-han…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Review: ’12 Incompetent Jurors’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Jim Pearson

Laurel Mill Playhouse delivers a madcap, hilarious examination of judicial frailty in Ian McWethy’s 12 Incompetent Jurors. The twelve jurors are a rollicking physical ensemble that makes y…

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