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: …

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Jordan E. Cooper, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Sylvia Khoury Win 2021 Whiting Awards by Dan Meyer

The playwrights scored for their recent work in drama.

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3 Playwrights Awarded 2021 Whiting Awards in Drama by American Theatre Editors

Sylvia Khoury, Jordan E. Cooper, and Donnetta Lavinia Grays will each receive a $50,000 prize.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Odds & Ends: Fran Drescher Dishes on Casting The Nanny Musical & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Fran Drescher Floated The Nanny Title Role by Mystery Pop Star In an interview with Marie Claire, The Nanny star Fran Dres…

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Monday, March 1, 2021

B Positive Star Annaleigh Ashford Talks About Her Love of Comedy on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal includes a catch-up with Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford. A triple threat performer in Broadway shows like Wicked, Legally Blonde, Ha…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Facetime Interview: Actress Kimberly Faye Greenberg & the Legendary Fanny Brice by Adam Rothenberg

69 Years after her death, Fanny Brice has answered my call to bare it all on my podcast, Baring It All with Call Me Adam. Additionally, the “Go-To Fanny Girl," Kimberly Faye Greenberg has …

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Monday, October 26, 2020

VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Releases New Songs for the Vote by Bobby Daye, Yvette Cason, Sylvia MacCalla & More

Founded by Broadway’s Arnetia Walker (Dreamgirls) with Stephen Nachamie (She Loves Me), JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY is a coalition of creative artists from Broadway, Hollywood and beyond w…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Nine Year-Old Chihuahua Worried She’s Aging Out of Chance to Play Bruiser Woods by Broadway Beat

by Amanda Sylvia. @missamandasylvia. SAN FRANCISCO - Bay Area Chihuahua and regional theatre favorite, Sheiba, created cause for concern ...

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Drifters Girl, Starring Beverley Knight, Shifts London Premiere to 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

The Drifters Girl musical, which was originally scheduled to make its world premiere at Newcastle Theatre Royal this September before transferring to the West End starting on October 1, will…

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Most Meaningful Shows of 2019 For Me by Broadwayandme

For those of us who write about culture, the holiday season includes making Top 10 lists. But this year, I’ve decided against trying to anoint the best shows I’ve seen or even tallying u…

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Friday, July 31, 2020


(Via John Wyszniewski, Everyman Agency.) Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O’Hara, Brian Cox, Austin Pendleton, Daniel K. Isaac, and More Premiere New Work by Craig Lucas, Lena Dunham, Sylvia Khoury, …

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight Performs at the London Palladium to Test Reopening by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is dedicated to finding a way to reopening theaters. He has been running a series of reopening tests at the London Palladium th…

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon and More as Artists-in-Residence

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2020 Artists-in-Residence: Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon, Michael R. Jackson, Sylvia Khoury, Martyna Majok and Tyne Rafaeli.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Aleshea Harris' What to Send Up When It Goes Down & More Set for Playwrights Horizons' 2021 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Playwrights Horizons has announced four productions for its 2021 season. As previously reported, this will be Adam Greenfield's inaugural season as artistic director; Tim Sanford stepped dow…

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Playing Anger: Enraged Speeches That Actually Go Somewhere by Performerstuff

Playing Anger: Enraged Speeches That Actually Go Somewhere Written by: Amanda Grace July 13th 2020 Yelling at the top of your lungs can feel empowering to you, but it tends to leave ca…

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Call Answered: Cissy Walken: "Amy Winehouse: Alone" on StageIt by Adam Rothenberg

I am not the biggest Amy Winehouse fan, but I enjoy talking to people who love her. I like to hear why they feel Amy is so fantastic. That is why I was very interested in interviewing Cissy …

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Prom Night by Sylvia Davenport-Veith by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. In Prom Night by Sylvia Davenport-Veith, an unlikely romance between the outcast and the linebacker brings prom night magic. Prom night has not been …

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Friday, March 6, 2020

London Theatre Review: Message In A Bottle

It started as a PS at the foot of a long email sent by triple-Olivier Award nominee Kate Prince (Some Like It Hip Hop and SYLVIA at the Old Vic) – an idea for a show based on the music of …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Annaleigh Ashford to Lead Comedy Pilot B Positive, with Ryan Murphy as Showrunner by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford has been tapped to play the lead role in the CBS comedy series pilot B Positive, according to Deadline. The series is created by Marco Pennette and Ch…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight & The Ferryman's Fra Fee Added to Star-Packed Cinderella Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage stars Beverley Knight and Fra Fee have joined the company of the highly anticipated Cinderella movie musical remake. The previously announced film will arrive in cinemas on February 5…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Perspectives of Hungarian Creative Producer – Sylvia Huszár by Ivanka Apostolova Baskar

Sylvia Huszár is a Hungarian independent theater producer with an international background, a theater theoretician and a translator. She has been working with contemporary theaters for more…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Sydney Morton & More to Join Billy Harrigan Tighe in World Premiere Secret of My Success Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for The Secret of My Success, a new musical based on the 1987 Universal Pictures film. The previously announced tuner, directed by Gordon Greenberg, will play a world pr…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Sylvia Young Theatre School: Preparing students with raw talent to be the stars of tomorrow by Promoted Content

Following in the footsteps of stars such as Rita Ora and Daniel Kaluuya, students at Sylvia Young Theatre School are taught not

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier & More Complete the Cast of New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Erika Henningsen and Jeremy Kushnier are among the full cast of the upcoming world premiere musical Flying Over Sunset. The previously announced Broadway production will…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Stage Scholarships 2020: Sylvia Young Theatre School by Paul Vale

Coaching future stars of stage and screen for almost 40 years, Sylvia Young Theatre School also prides itself on academic excellence. Paul

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Almanac: Sylvia Townsend Warner on pride by Terry Teachout

“She was too haughty to deny herself that luxury of the proud-minded—a sense of justice.” Sylvia Townsend Warner, Summer Will Show (courtesy of Levi Stahl)

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel Sings 'Christmas Just Ain't Christmas' on The Late Show & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Idina Menzel Sings "Christmas Just Ain't Christmas" on The Late Show Idina Menzel is getting into the holiday spirit. The st…

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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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Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
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