Wednesday, September 27, 2017

"Angels Wear White" at Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, London by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the BFI London Film Festival, “Angels Wear White” will be screened at Rich Mix Cultural Foundation in London.In a small town, two schoolgirls are assaulted in a maritime motel…

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Paul Cooper by Zack Calhoon

Paul Cooper is a recent graduate of the Yale School of Drama. His credits at Yale include (Macbeth, Knives in Hens, The Merchant of Venice, King John, Coriolanus, Ri…

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Friday, September 22, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Tony Nominee Lynn Nottage Featured on Politico's List of 50 Ideas Blowing Up American Politics by Stephanie Wild

Politco recently published its list of 50 Ideas Blowing Up American Politics and the People Behind Them, and playwright Lynn Nottage was featured for her play Sweat. Sweat focuses on telling…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

All dancers on deck: Set sail with Celebrity’s Nationals at Sea by Admin

Summertime for the competitive scene means nationals time. This is a time when you take the hard work and sweat from regionals and compete with companies from all over the world. Celebrity D…

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights to Honor Memory of Stuart Thompson by

Broadway marquees will dim their lights at approximately 6:45pm on August 22 to honor the memory of prolific producer and manager Stuart Thompson, who died on August 17. Thompson brought ov…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Get a Round review at Cairns Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh – ‘gutsy, gag-laden show’ by Anna Winter

Shiraz, sick and sweat are some of the main components in Eggs Collective’s rowdy but lovable Get a Round, a three-woman show

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sam Shepard was wild at heart and mapped the American soul by Alistair McDowall

From Paris, Texas to Buried Child, Shepard’s writing hits you in the gut. He never failed to show audiences something they’d never seen beforeSam Shepard’s plays are more alive than a …

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Monday, July 31, 2017

On the Couch with Sarah Meacham by Arts Review

Who is Sarah Meacham? I’m a woman, part-Italian, raised on the south coast end of NSW. Anyone who wants more can ask me face to face. What would you do differently to what you do now? …

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Kevin James at Beacon Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

American actor and comedian Kevin James is heading for the Beacon Theatre in New York.James writes scripts and produces films besides his acting and live sitcom performances. He played the c…

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This Is Reading, This Is Home by American Theatre Editors

A multimedia performance from Lynn Nottage and LAByrinth reimagines the past and future of the city that inspired 'Sweat.'

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Lynn Nottage Today, Tomorrow and Beyond by Rachel Jarvis

Lynn Nottage’s 2017 Tony Award nominated play Sweat ended its Broadway run at Studio 54 on June 25. We weren’t ready to say goodbye to Sweat, and we’re definitely not ready to say g…

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

DISCO PIGS – Trafalgar Studios by Shanine Salmon

Pig and Runt were born within minutes of each other in the same Cork hospital ward. They grew up closer than siblings, closer that twins, an incestuous blood pact made amongst the sweat and …

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Sunday, July 16, 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Second Stage Adds World Premiere of Cardinal by Greg Pierce by Olivia Clement

Sweat director Kate Whoriskey will helm the new play Off-Broadway in winter 2018.

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Theater News: This Is Reading Extends for a Third Weekend in July

The site-specific multimedia installation is inspired by Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat.

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THIS IS READING, Art Project Inspired by Lynn Nottage's SWEAT, Extends in PA by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand This is Reading has extended to a third weekend, and will now run July 14-16, July 21-23, and July 28-30.

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Repentance, a Fringe Peek at sin and forgiveness by Guest Writer

Tell us about the moment when you said to yourself:  “I just have to do this!” Michael E. Hammond: I woke up at 4 in the morning.  And probably all the usual clichés applied…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

My Personal Fake Obie Awards by Nicole Serratore

We ended up not doing this piece for Exeunt...but I had these fake Obie awards that I wanted to give out for work in 2016 so I thought I would share. Best Play About Economic AnxietyDominque…

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Monday, June 26, 2017


There’s nothing like a closing notice to get playgoers’ attention. Sustaining that isn’t easy. Indecent grosses soared 60 percent to $606,000 last week, according to data f…

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Broadway Grosses: Audiences Pack the Cort Theatre as Indecent Sees Box Office Surge by

Not long after winning a pair of 2017 Tony Awards, audiences were disappointed to hear that Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's beautiful collaboration Indecent would close on June 2…

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A Collective Call Against Critical Bias by (adewunmi)

By HowlRound. A collectively authored essay by leading artists, academics, and theatre advocates about Paula Vogel’s Indecent and Lynn Nottage’s Sweat on Broadway amid a conversation abo…

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With Broadway’s Sweat Now Closed, What’s Next for Lynn Nottage? by Ruthie Fierberg

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, Tony winner Duncan Sheik, and Tony nominee Susan Birkenhead talk about musicalizing The Secret Life of Bees.

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

BWW Flashback: The Factory is Closed- SWEAT Concludes Broadway Run Today by Stephanie Wild

Sweat closes today, June 25th. Before we say farewell, take a final look at the show's journey on Broadway.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

TCG Publishes Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-Winning Play SWEAT by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG has announced the publication of Sweat by Lynn Nottage.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Final Bow: Final Bow: Sweat's Will Pullen Closes the Door on His Broadway Debut

Pullen reflects on a time of fake tattoos, fake beer, and real #TeamSweat love.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Broadway Grosses: You Deserve It! Swinging Tonys Perf Leads Bandstand to Best Week Yet by

Broadway's biggest night—the Tony Awards—showcased a slew of new musicals that debuted in the 2016-2017 season. One of those fresh works was the lively Bandstand, which in ad…

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Theater Talk: Lynn Nottage & Kate Whoriskey Talk SWEAT with Tony-Nominated Cast by Theater Talk

This week Theater Talk focuses onon 'Sweat,' Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winningTONY-nominated play about the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania as their lives are devastate…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Tony Fallout. Bard Targeted. The Boss on Broadway? Week in NY and San Francisco Theater by New York Theater

Tony Epilogue Within days of the Tony Awards (List of winners. Best moments) and the triumph of Dear Evan Hansen, three plays announced they were closing in June. Two of them – Indecent an…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Pulitzer Prize Winner Tweets: Bad Reviews from the NY Times Doom Female-Written Plays by John Bonazzo

Vogel tweeted that lukewarm reviews from Ben Brantley doomed her play Indecent and Lynn Nottage's Sweat, which are both closing June 25.

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