Friday, September 15, 2023

The American Classical Orchestra presents Healing Bach by Edward Kliszus

The concert featured sopranos Sherezade Panthaki and Corrine Byrne, mezzo-soprano Sylvia Leith, countertenor Daniel Moody, tenors Brian Giebler and Lawrence Jones, and bass-baritones Edmund …

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Monday, September 11, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Ahsan Ali by Zack Calhoon

Ahsan Ali is a writer, actor, and filmmaker who grew up in Pakistan, and then immigrated to NYC where he currently resides. Select theater credits: Amir in Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar (Americ…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 01:13PM
Friday, August 11, 2023

Compass Rose Theater announces 2023/24 season by News Desk

'Sylvia,' 'I and You,' 'The Gin Game,' and 'The Music Man' bring laughter, thought-provoking drama, and song to Annapolis.

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Broadway Jeopardy! - Game 7 by JK

 Broadway Jeopardy! Game 7 OK, Broadway trivia fans! Time for another round of America's favorite game show a la JK's TheatreScene, and as you'll see we are going for the gold this week.…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023

My Review: Broadway Comedy 'The Cottage' with Eric McCormack by Frank Rizzo

The show: “The Cottage” at the Hayes Theatre (formerly the Helen Hayes Theatre) on Broadway What makes it special?: It’s a new comedy and that’s been a too-rare occurance on Broadwa…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 01:46PM
Monday, August 7, 2023

Alex Moffat by Barry Gordin

Alex Moffat Makes His Entrance with Broadway’s The Cottage By: Iris Wiener August 7, 2023: Alex Moffat has mastered making an unforgettable entrance. He proved to be superb at farcic…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:03AM
Saturday, August 5, 2023

The Dog Emerges as Best in Show in "Toros" by Jan Simpson

Why is Frank Wood, not just a stalwart of New York theater but a Tony winner, lying on the floor and playing a dying dog? That’s the question I kept asking myself as I sat watching Toros, …

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 12:04PM
Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Meet the Cast & Creatives: The Cottage by TDF

The Cottage is a side-splitting farce by Sandy Rustin inspired by the works of Noël Coward -- with a feminist twist. Set in the English countryside in 1923, this tale of sex, betrayal and l…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:34PM
Saturday, June 10, 2023

WHAT’S IN A NAME? by Ron Fassler

June 10, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Between 41st and 66th streets there are forty-two legit Broadway theatres (this includes the Palace, currently under renovation an…

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Thursday, June 1, 2023

Overworked Drama Teacher Exhausted from Being Students’ Biggest Supporter AND Biggest Bully by Broadway Beat

by J.R. Gudeon. @j.r.__gudeon. ROANOKE, VA – Westmoore High School drama teacher Sylvia Adler reported today that due to her department’s...

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Thursday, May 11, 2023

“FLOW”—Literary Series: The Waters We Seek to Master - RiverRun Festival | The Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center "FLOW"-Literary Series: "The Waters We Seek to Master" is a pa…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Beverley Knight wins Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical | Olivier Awards with Mastercard by Official London Theatre

Tim Minchin and Sindhu Vee presents the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical to Beverley Knight for Sylvia at the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard Established in 1976…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:50AM
Sunday, April 23, 2023

Exclusive: Oh My Pod You Guys- Good Night, Oscar, Good Morning, Alex Wyse

Oh My Pod U Guys, this week Jayke is joined by Broadway actor, writer, and producer, Alex Wyse, to talk about playing opposite Sean Hayes in the new play, Good Night, Oscar, on Broadway! Ale…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:02PM
Monday, April 10, 2023

The Guardian view on stars on the stage: theatre’s recovery should be applauded | Editorial by Editorial

Despite losses caused by funding cuts, a diverse range of vibrant work is pulling in new audiences Hayao Miyazaki’s glorious animation My Neighbour Totoro reimagined for the stage; a Tenne…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36AM
Monday, April 3, 2023

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the New York Premiere of SUMMONING SYLVIA

Check out photos from the New York premiere of Alex Wyse & Wesley Taylor's Summoning Sylvia!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:48PM

Videos: Watch STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE, NEWSIES, & More Perform at the Olivier Awards

Last night, the Olivier Awards were held at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony also included performances from Sylvia, Newsies, Oklahoma!, Standing at Sky's Edge, Sister Act, The Book of Mo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:42AM

Beverley Knight hails growing diversity of theatre audiences by Chris Wiegand

The Sylvia star, who won best supporting actress in a musical at the Olivier awards, said Old Vic show attracts ‘people of all kinds of everywhere’ Olivier awards: full list of winners T…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM

Sylvia perform 'March, Women, March' | Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard by Official London Theatre

Sylvia perform 'March, Women, March' at the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard. Established in 1976, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre, and are Britain�…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:04AM
Friday, March 24, 2023

Video: Watch Michael Urie, Frankie Grande & More in Wesley Taylor & Alex Wyse's SUMMONING SYLVIA Film Trailer

Written and directed by Wesley Taylor (Smash, The Spongebob Musical, soon to recur on Hulu's 'Only Murders in the Building') and Alex Wyse (Marvel’s Iron Fist, soon to join Broadway's Good…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:18PM

Watch Frankie Grande, Michael Urie, Noah J. Ricketts, More in Summoning Sylvia Trailer by Andrew Gans

Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse's LGBTQ horror comedy will arrive in movie theatres this month and on VOD in April.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM
Monday, March 6, 2023

‘Selling Kabul’ falls short of its ‘Homeland’-style ambitions by Peter Marks

Sylvia Khoury’s drama about life in the Afghan capital, at Signature Theatre through April 2, is more sluggish than scintillating.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:01PM
Thursday, March 2, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Selling Kabul’ at Signature Theatre by Jeannette Mulherin

In Sylvia Khoury’s “Selling Kabul,” lives swiftly unravel as the Taliban closes in on Afghan interpreter, Taroon (Mazin Akar) in retaliation for his collaboration with American militar…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

First Look at SELLING KABUL - Signature Theatre by Signature Theatre

Selling Kabul February 21 – April 2, 2023 For tickets visit A suspenseful drama about family and sacrifice from an exciting new voice. In 2013, a sister secretly shelters …

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:07PM
Friday, February 24, 2023

At This Performance: Alex Vinh in Kimberly Akimbo by JK

When Mike and I paid a second visit to Kimberly Akimbo last month, our Playbills came with a little white piece of paper. "At this performance, the role of Martin will be played by Alex Vin…

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Sunday, February 19, 2023

The week in theatre: Phaedra; Sylvia; Standing at the Sky’s Edge – review by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton; Old Vic; Olivier, LondonJanet McTeer is mighty in Simon Stone’s electric remaking of myth; dance, not speech, powers Kate Prince’s suffragette musical; and Richard Hawley’s …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:30AM

Beverley Knight: ‘Prince encouraged me to be bold’ by Kate Kellaway

The singer and musical star on her role as suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst in a hip-hop stage show, her contempt for the home secretary and her ambition to play Aretha Franklin Beverley Knigh…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:30AM
Friday, February 17, 2023

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

B'way Update: The Cottage, Jerry Mitchell Is Busy, Betty Boop, La La, etc. By: David Sheward February 17, 2023: A new comedy entitled The Cottage will play the Hayes Theater on Broad…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:12PM

Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse's SUMMONING SYLVIA Film Acquired By Entertainment Squad

The cast of Summoning Sylvia includes Travis Coles (Superstore), Michael Urie (Shrinking), Frankie Grande (Henry Danger), Nicholas Logan (I Care a Lot), Troy Iwata (Dash & Lily), Noah Ri…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:38PM

Sylvia, Old Vic review - great leads, rambling story by Gary Naylor

★★★★ SYLVIA, THE OLD VIC Beverley Knight is compelling and complex in suffragette musical Sylvia Pankhurst suffers for her commitment to votes for women and to socialism For many ye…

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

Jason Alexander Will Make Broadway Directorial Debut With New Play The Cottage by Ruthie Fierberg

Jason Alexander will return to Broadway this summer — this time as a director. The Tony Award-winning actor best known for his turn as George on television’s Seinfeld will come back to h…

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‘Standing at the Sky’s Edge’ and ‘Sylvia’ Energize British Musicals by Matt Wolf

The art form needs to make room for lesser-known names, to refresh and enlarge the talent pool, our critic writes.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 11:55AM