Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Sylvia, The Australian Ballet by Deborah Jones

Sydney Opera House, November 8 The dash for bathrooms and bars was substantially less frantic than usual after the close of Act I of Stanton Welch’s Sylvia. Heads everywhere bowed over the…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Sylvia Khoury and Tyne Rafaeli Make Global Trauma Personal in Power Strip by Carey

Originally published on Theatermania View this story online  Calling Sylvia Khoury busy is an understatement. The fourth-year medical student is also a playwright with two productions openi…

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Pascale Roger-McKeever by Zack Calhoon

PASCALE ROGER-MCKEEVER (Actor/Writer) is an actor, playwright, director, poet and fiction writer. Theatre credits include Rosannah in Brilliant Traces, May in Fool for Love, 3 woman in Tenne…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Beverley Knight to Star in World Premiere Drifters Jukebox Musical in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed music star and Olivier-nominated actress Beverley Knight has signed on to portray Faye Treadwell, legendary manager of The Drifters, in a new musical about the iconic group, set to…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tyne Rafaeli On Directing Power Strip, Bringing Global Conversations to the Theatre, and Her Talmudic Approach to the Creative Process

Tyne Rafaeli talks keeping the urgency in Power Strip, her collaborations with playwright Sylvia Khoury, and her global education.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Refugees on Stage. Critics’ Death and Rebirth (Review for the Times!) #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

Refugees are in the news these days, and their stories have suddenly come to New York stages. “I think it is important to ask an audience to recognize lives that we have literally fenced o…

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

BWW Review: Refugee Politics Leads To Sexual Politics In Sylvia Khoury's Absorbing POWER STRIP

There's more than one meaning to the title of Sylvia Khoury's relevant, absorbing and quite heartbreaking drama, Power Strip, being granted an excellent premiere production by Lincoln Center…

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Go Inside Opening Night of Sylvia Khoury's Power Strip Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, opened at LCT3 October 21.

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Read Reviews For Power Strip by Sylvia Khoury by Playbill Staff

The LCT3 production, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, stars Dina Shihabi as Yasmine, a young Syrian refugee.

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People You Should Know . . . Oscar Emmanuel Fabela by Zack Calhoon

Oscar Emmanuel Fabela made his New York City acting debut in Theatre 167’s You Are Now the Owner of this Suitcase Directed by Ari Laura Kreith, followed by Jekyll & Hyde Directed by S…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Review: In ‘Power Strip,’ a Syrian Story Both Bleak and Striking by Laura Collins-Hughes

Sylvia Khoury’s insidiously sharp new play arrives as the eight-year-old conflict is making fresh headlines in the United States.

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Power Strip: Sylvia Khoury’s Mostly Cogent Look at Syrian Refugees by David Finkle

★★★ Dina Shihabi give a strong performance as a woman forced from Damascus, attempting to survive by any means The post Power Strip: Sylvia Khoury’s Mostly Cogent Look at Syrian Ref…

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Sylvia Khoury's Syrian Refugee-Focused Power Strip Opens October 21 at LCT3 by Ruthie Fierberg

Tyne Rafaeli directs the Off-Broadway run.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Meet the Playwright Debuting 2 Plays in 1 Season—and Going to Med School at the Same Time by Ruthie Fierberg

Sylvia Khoury is a soon-to-be doctor and the playwright of LCT3’s new play Power Strip and the upcoming Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

#TBT: OBCR: Finding Neverland by JK

The Peter Pan story resonates with me much like Harry Potter resonates with the generations after mine (for the record, I love Harry Potter). And the Peter Pan story has come in many forms, …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place Casting is here for The Thin Place, a new play by Tony-nom…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Get Tickets Today for LCT3's New Play POWER STRIP by Sylvia Khoury

How can you build a new future when you can't escape the past? Sylvia Khoury explores this provocative question in her play POWER STRIP, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Don't miss this stunning ne…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

First Look at Sylvia Khoury's Power Strip Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Tyne Rafaeli directs the Syrian refugee-focused play at LCT3, which began performances October 5.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Al Alvarez, Poet And Author, Dead At 90 by Artsjournal1

“[He] championed the work of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, wrote a provocative study of suicide and explored his own risky pastimes in [bestselling] books about rock climbing and profession…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Sylvia Milo’s heartbreaking ‘The Other Mozart’ comes to San Jose by Randy McMullen

Sylvia Milo's solo show about Amadeus Mozart's hard-luck sister plays at the Hammer Theatre in San Jose.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Lit review – a blistering look at teenage trauma by Chris Wiegand

Jubilee Hall, AldeburghEve Austin is vividly volatile as a schoolgirl adrift over summer holidays in Sophie Ellerby’s slow-burning drama for HighTide Year 9 is said to be the toughest for …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Inside Rehearsals for World Premiere of Power Strip Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Lincoln Center Theater production of Sylvia Khoury’s new play begins performances October 5.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

FROM DOWN UNDER: The Australian Ballet’s Sylvia in Melbourne by Simon Parris

Brilliantly bolstered and boosted, Stanton Welch’s new Sylvia enlivens and enhances the 1876 original for an evening of pure theatrical enchantment.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Happy National Dog Day! Broadway Goes to the Dogs! by JK

I always chuckle when I hear all of those National XYZ Day announcements. You know, "Happy National Wart Day" or "Today we are celebrating National Belly Button Lint Day" followed by Tweets …

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Monday, July 29, 2019

After Forty Years Of Marketing Broadway, A Legend Retires by Artsjournal2

Sam Rudy, an actual farm boy who moved to the city and made good, has created publicity for everything from the deeply bad musical Shogun to Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, and…

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Opinion: Publicizing goats, puppets and Founding Fathers on Broadway by Jeremy Gerard

Some shows pose a greater challenge to a press agent than your run-of-the-mill Broadway musical or boulevard comedy. One might feature copulating puppets with an irrepressible urge to sing, …

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Monday, July 8, 2019

LCT3 to Present World Premiere of Sylvia Khoury's Syrian Refugee-Focused Power Strip by Ruthie Fierberg

Tyne Rafaeli will direct the Off-Broadway run this fall.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Stage/Sylvia Young Theatre School Scholarships winner 2019 by Paul Vale

This year’s winner of The Stage Scholarship at Sylvia Young Theatre School is 12-year-old Gretchen Withecomb, from Lewisham in London. The award

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Saturday, June 22, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019

BWW Flashback: Remembering Sylvia Miles

Today BroadwayWorld is remembering Sylvia Miles with a peek into our photo archives.

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