Thursday, January 20, 2022

Broadway Games: Design Time! by JK

We all have certain shows we love; we all have certain actors we follow. And we all love the magic of live theatre - the lights, the costumes, the sets. All of it. Most of us can identify ac…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Broadway Games: Marquee Mash-up! by JK

With Broadway back, those marquee installers are starting to get pretty busy. As you probably know, the giant billboard over the Winter Garden Theatre had a logo reboot, when The Music Man …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 04:48PM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Throwback Thursday: Mrs. C and Mrs. G by Rob Weinert-Kendt

photo by Gary Leonard I happened to have recently been going through old copies of Back Stage West, the actor's trade I ran from 1993 to 2003. This far-ranging and fascinating piece was in…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 08:36PM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

‘Selling Kabul’ Holds Up a New Mirror After the Taliban Takeover by Amelia Nierenberg

Sylvia Khoury’s play, which takes place over one night in Afghanistan in 2013, has only deepened after a pandemic postponement.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 06:54PM
Saturday, December 11, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Sara Fellini by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Charlotte Dobre) Sara Fellini (Playwright/Director) is an award-winning playwright, director, actress, and skilled artisan. Her first play, Hazard a Little Death, was nominated fo…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 11:48AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Read the Reviews for Selling Kabul Off-Broadway by Dan Meyer

Sylvia Khoury’s play opened at Playwrights Horizons December 6.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:19AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

Review: Selling Kabul Depicts the Forever War Between Freedom and Safety

Sylvia Khoury's latest drama takes us to the hideout of an Afghan translator targeted by the Taliban.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:48PM

Review: Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons by Loren Noveck

Sylvia Khoury's new play explores the anguishing human costs of the United States's "Forever War" in Afghanistan. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:31PM

‘Selling Kabul’ Review: Trapped in a War, and an Apartment by Alexis Soloski

In Sylvia Khoury’s suspenseful new play, the characters sometimes feel too much like wheels in a machine, but it’s a tense thrill to watch it work.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:18PM

Selling Kabul by Darryl Reilly

Will a former Afghani U.S. Armed Forces interpreter get himself and his family out of the country before he’s captured by the Taliban in 2013? This is the crux of playwright Sylvia Khoury…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 09:05PM

Selling Kabul Review: Left Behind in Afghanistan by New York Theater

“Selling Kabul,” a play by Sylvia Khoury at Playwrights Horizons through December 23, tells a small, claustrophobic story about Taroon, an Afghani man who is holed up in his sister Afiya…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 08:50PM

Selling Kabul: Worthy Drama About Afghanis in Torn-From-Headlines Distress by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Playwright Sylvia Khoury, director Tyne Rafaeli, four-member cast distinguish themselves on scarifying subject The post Selling Kabul: Worthy Drama About Afghanis in Torn-Fro…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 07:00PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

Get a 1st Look at Sylvia Khoury’s Selling Kabul Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The play, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, began performances at Playwrights Horizons November 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:10PM
Friday, October 29, 2021

12 Shows to See Off Broadway in November - A dozen promising productions, including four musicals by Raven Snook

A dozen promising productions including a musical by a Pulitzer Prize winner, Tovah Feldshuh as Dr. Ruth and the return of Jersey Boys --- Thrilling musicals aren't just on Broadway. This No…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Meet the Cast and Creative Team of Sylvia Khoury’s Selling Kabul Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The play, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, is set to begin performances at Playwrights Horizons November 17.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:20PM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

GALA’s ‘Separate Is Never Equal’ honors a girl who changed the world by Sophia Howes

The entertaining and enlightening story of Sylvia Méndez, whose lawsuit desegregated California schools.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:28AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Complete Casting Announced for Sylvia Khoury's Selling Kabul

A new actor will take on the central role of Taroon.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:12AM

Cast Set for Off-Broadway's Rescheduled Selling Kabul by Dan Meyer

Sylvia Khoury’s play begins November 17 at Playwrights Horizons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:41AM
Friday, October 1, 2021

A Sting in the tale: how the music of the Police inspired a dance show about refugees by Lyndsey Winship

Choreographer Kate Prince’s latest production is a departure from ZooNation’s usual feel-good shows. But Message in a Bottle is inspired by the incredible true stories ”People like to …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:04PM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Sara Farb and Steve Ross by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Sara Farb and Steve Ross, hosted by Stephanie Johns. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Finally There's Sun…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:06PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Broadway From A to Z: A by JK

Today, we start a new series that is strictly to the letter. Our new series, Broadway From A to Z, will look at the people, shows and history of The Great Bright Way! Obviously, each month,…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:42AM
Monday, August 23, 2021

‘Accomplished & memorable’: Suffragettes – Edinburgh Fringe (Online review) ★★★★★ by Louise Penn

Nuworks Theatre, from Australia, bring their lively and passionate musical (written, directed and designed by David Dunn, with choreography by Meg Dunn) about the fight for women’s suffrag…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The Game of Love and Chance review – a farcical romance made in Chelsea by Miriam Gillinson

Arcola Outside, LondonSwooning Sloanes give Marivaux’s class criss-crossing comedy a modern twist in this theatre’s new outdoor venue This modern version of Marivaux’s romantic 18th-ce…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:54AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Odds & Ends: Will Arbery World Premiere & More Set for Playwrights Horizons Season by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. New Will Arbery Play & More Set for Playwrights Horizons Season Playwrights Horizons’ new artistic director Adam Gree…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:36PM

2021/22 Season Trailer: A Bold New Era by Playwrights Horizons

Announcing our 2021/22 season! Aleshea Harris, Sylvia Khoury, Dave Harris, Sanaz Toossi, and Will Arbery present bold, thrilling works under Adam Greenfield’s new leadership as we meet thi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:11PM

Will Arbery World Premiere Added to Playwrights Horizons’ Upcoming Season by Ryan McPhee

The lineup also includes previously announced titles by Aleshea Harris, Sylvia Khoury, Dave Harris, and Sanaz Toossi.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:05PM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Michael Urie, Veanne Cox, More Broadway Alums Will Star in Queer Horror Comedy Summoning Sylvia by Dan Meyer

The film is is written and directed by frequent collaborators Alex Wyse and Wesley Taylor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM

Filming Wraps on Summoning Sylvia, a Gay Bachelor Party Horror Comedy

Veanne Cox stars in the title role of a ghostly murderess.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Michael Urie, Frankie Grande & More Board SUMMONING SYLVIA Film From Alex Wyse & Wesley Taylor

Summoning Sylvia features an ensemble cast that includes Michael Urie, Frankie Grande, Nicholas Logan, Troy Iwata, Noah Ricketts, Sean Grandillo, Camden Garcia, and Veanne Cox,

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:56AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 22, 1976: One of the most produced and beloved musicals of all time, Godspell, debuted on Broadway at the Bro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Ain’t No Mo’ Creator & Star Jordan E. Cooper & More Win 2021 Whiting Awards for Drama by Lindsey Sullivan

Three talented scribes have earned the 2021 Whiting Award for Drama. Jordan E. Cooper, Donnetta Lavinia Grays and Sylvia Khoury will each receive a $50,000 prize. Jordan E. Cooper (Photo: …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM

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