Sunday, February 21, 2021

‘You can smell the sweat and hair gel’: the best nightclub scenes from culture by Peter Bradshaw, Claire Armitstead, Keza Macdonald, Simran Hans, Ammar Kalia, Lanre Bakare, Lyndsey Winship, Alexis Petridis, Arifa Akbar, Aniefiok Ekpoudom and Jonathan Jones. Artist Interviews By Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Writers and artists including Róisín Murphy, Tiffany Calver and Sigala on the art that transports them to the dancefloor during lockdown There have been many notable nightclubs in film his…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Black Liberation Reading List, Theater Division by New York Theater

Of the 94 books on the Black Liberation Reading List from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center, only three are plays: “Fences” by August Wilson, “A Raisin in the Sun” by …

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Friday, January 15, 2021

We love Patrick Goodwin by Bpn Admin Cs

The definition of an enzyme is "a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction." This is the closest metaphor Joe could com…

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Monday, January 11, 2021

A Run for Hope: Eddie Izzard's marathon is a physical feat with a comedy treat by Brian Logan

Available onlineOn top of running a marathon – while doubling as a chatshow host – every day this month, the comedian is reprising old favourites Eddie Izzard’s last comedy gigs were h…

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Captain Chatter and the stammering student: Ross Willis on his play Wonder Boy by Ross Willis

Our series of extracts from new scripts continues with a play capturing the frustration and worries of 12-year-old Sonny A scared, stammering 12-year-old boy stands in a room full of strange…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

“Did You Have Fun?” Audition Monologues for She Kills Monsters by Performerstuff

“Did You Have Fun?” Audition Monologues for She Kills Monsters Written by Amanda Grace November 29th, 2020 Qui Nguyen’s 2011 play brings closure to a broken-hearted sister via…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Odds & Ends: Jessica Vosk Announces A Very Coco Christmas EP & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Jessica Vosk to Release A Very Coco Christmas EP Former Wicked star Jessica Vosk wants to help you get into the holiday s…

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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Chic, cozy and comfortable: Fall fashion loves by Admin

With fall well under way, dancers know that means one thing: layers. Wherever you’re dancing these days, bundling up in warm-ups just feels right. Check out what some of our favorite So D…

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Friday, October 16, 2020
Thursday, October 8, 2020

“Sweat” at Left Edge Theatre by Heather Waters

Sweat, by Lynn Nottage, is a cautionary tale about how the effects of poverty, or the threat of it, breeds divisiveness among the middle class and poor. Thanks in large part to the actors’…

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Dramaworks Hosts Month of Readings By Lynn Nottage by Bill Hirschman

The work of two-time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage will be the focus of a series of free live online readings and subsequent discussions this month produced by the Palm Beac…

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Panic! at the Disco’s Flourishes Weren’t Just Dramatic. They Were Theater. by Maya Phillips

A look back at the band’s 15-year-old debut, “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out,” a commercial success that simultaneously satirized and celebrated staged spectacles.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

DANCE NOW’s 25th Anniversary virtual performances: All that art is worth by Admin

September 10, 2020.DANCE NOW’s web platform. A lot can happen in 25 years — particularly in the arts; it’s a bit mind boggling to think of all of the ideas, all of the dreams, all of t…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Lynn Nottage writes for an audience of one while waiting for Broadway stages to open by Lorraine Treanor

Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright (Ruined, Sweat), returns to Theatre for One, the company which gave new meaning to “intimate theatre” with its one actor/one audi…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Lynn Nottage on Theatre for One, and theater for many, and keeping busy during COVID by New York Theater

Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright (Ruined, Sweat), was put on the waitlist to see Theatre for One’s “Here We Are”; ;that should give you a sense of its popularit…

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Houston’s Alley Theatre Shuffles 2020-2021 Season, Adding Sweat and Delaying Others by Dan Meyer

The entire slate will be presented using one flexible set that can be adapted to each show.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

'A Good Stomping Band' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The cast of Backbeat. (Photo by Craig Schwartz) Cross-posted on Train My Ear.Some years ago I was hired to write the program notes for the Center Theatre Group's production of Backbeat, a s…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Just What Was The “Sweating Sickness” In Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell Trilogy? by Artsjournal1

“It was known in Cromwell’s time as sudor anglicus, meaning the ‘English sweat,’ and there were five outbreaks of it in England, the first in 1485 and the last in 1551. Victims did, …

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Review: Pandemic life in 10 parts: Round House Theatre’s Homebound, Part 4 “Together Alone” by Kelly McCorkendale

Homebound’s episode 4 shifts back to Maboud (Maboud Ebrahimzadeh), who’s hanging in his sweat pants, rocking a Smashing Pumpkins T-shirt (long live Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness…

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

VIDEO: Diana Degarmo. Ace Young, and More 'Rise' In New Fundraiser Music Video

Rise Together, Sweat Together: A Virtual Fitness Fundraiser launches May today, May 17, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.

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VIDEO: Watch Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, John Krause & More in the RISE TOGETHER Fundraiser Music Video

RISE TOGETHER, SWEAT TOGETHER: A VIRTUAL FITNESS FUNDRAISER launches today, May 17th, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: Broadway Choreographer, Lorin Latarro

Big thanks to Dominique Morisseau for joining me and droppin’ some powerful truth bombs last night. Were you taking notes? If not, no sweat . . . you can watch the replay anytime you wa…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Huntington's Sweat, Indecent, The Purists, A.R.T.'s Moby-Dick, Six Among 2020 Elliot Norton Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The virtual ceremony from the Boston Theater Critics Association took place May 11.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Fifteen Years: Step by Step by Angela Tricarico

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Dance training prepares students for life by Admin

As Joe Tremaine says, “Dance training is life training.” The hours and years of blood, sweat and tears training in the dance studio not only helps dancers perfect their battements and pi…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Hey, Teachers! Free Ways You Can Use Performer Stuff in Your Digital Classroom by Performerstuff

Hey, Teachers! Free Ways You Can Use Performer Stuff in Your Digital Classroom Written by The Performer Stuff Team April 20, 2020 Are you a theatre teacher who is struggling to find …

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Frozen's McKenzie Kurtz on the Cruise that Changed Everything & Seeing Herself as a Princess for the First Time by Caitlin Moynihan

McKenzie Kurtz was less than a month into her Broadway debut as Princess Anna in Frozen when Broadway theaters went dark due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic. Now away from the St. James Theat…

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Saturday, April 18, 2020

Call Answered: Helena Marie: Working in a COVID19 Hollywood, "My Perfect Landing", "His Fatal Fixation" & "Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engageme by Adam Rothenberg

Helena Marie is an award-winning actress based out of Canada. She is currently starring in the Family Channel’s My Perfect Landing, about a family of gymnasts who struggle with a life-chan…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

I is for Idina Menzel. Not Letting Go of Broadway by New York Theater

Before she originated the Broadway roles of Maureen the performance artist in “Rent,” Elphaba the green witch of “Wicked” and the two-sided Liz/Beth in “If/Then,” Idina Menzel ha…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Trinity Rep Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

With spring dates canceled due to COVID-19, 'Sweat' and 'Sweeney Todd' will open the 2020-21 season.

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