Thursday, September 22, 2016

Clinton Brandhagen and Heather Bagnall to Lead LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY Reading at Guild Hall by BroadwayWorld

Clinton Brandhagen MASTERCLASSBroadway has been cast as Fedya, one of several lovers of Emma Goldman, the anarchist and subject of a new play LOVE, SEX, ANARCHY, which will be given a staged…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Brian Dennehy, Kate Baldwin & More Will Be Featured in Sheen Center's 2016-17 Season by BroadwayWorld

The Sheen Center for Thought amp Culture 18 Bleecker Street announces the fall and winter programming of their 2016-2017 season. Featuring thought-provoking theater, film, music, poetry, art…

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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Review: Haymarket – The Anarchist’s Songbook (Underscore Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

The story told in Underscore Theatre's world premiere is not only of historical significance but one with a sweep and grandeur worthy of musical theater. Writers Alex Higgin-Houser and compo…

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook - Underscore Theatre Company at the brand-new Edge Theatre in Edgewater (5451 N. Broadway) is offering $15 industry tickets for all Monday, Thursday, Satu…

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Review: Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook/Underscore Theatre Company by Aaron Hunt

The making of a new musical is as daunting as a jigsaw puzzle. The challenge can be ratcheted up when all of the pieces seem to be the same color: a blue sky melting into a mountain stream. …

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Theater News: David Mamet's The Anarchist, Kate Baldwin Concert, and More Set for Sheen Center

Find out what's on tap for New York's latest cultural venue.

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Elaine Paige On Piaf, Lloyd Webber & the Gays by Jerry Portwood

Michael MustoTheater & DanceEntertainmentMoviesMichael MustoElaine Paige originated the role of Evita, as well as Grizabella in Cats, thereby becoming the first lady of British musicals.…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

I Know You of Old: Actors Cast Together Often

By Jean Schiffman When L. Peter Callender got a call from California Shakespeare Theater artistic director Jonathan Moscone asking him to replace an actor who’d had to drop out of Romeo a…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

CAREERS IN DECLINE by Matt Windman

David Mamet s painfully didactic The Anarchist makes theatergoers wonder what happened to the ink in his pen since his better plays.

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Friday, May 1, 2015

'The Anarchist': Theater Review by Jordan Riefe

After bombing on Broadway, David Mamet's problematic two-hander lands on Hollywood's Theatre Row, starring Felicity Huffman and Rebecca Pidgeon.read more

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Interviews: Rebecca Pidgeon Gives New Life to David Mamet's Short-Lived Broadway Play The Anarchist

Pidgeon, Mamet's wife, stars alongside Felicity Huffman in this Los Angeles production of the two-character drama.

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Felicity Huffman, Rebecca Pidgeon to Lead THE ANARCHIST at Theatre Asylum by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Asylum will present David Mamet's The Anarchist, starring Felicity Huffman and Rebecca Pidgeon.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Alexander Whitley double bill review 'brilliantly unstable choreography' by Judith Mackrell

Linbury Studio, LondonWhitley's creativity is seen best in his piece for dancers of the Royal Ballet, where the focus remains tautAlexander Whitley is the second choreographer to appear at t…

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Actresses’ Efforts Inject Passion Into Stilted Talky Mamet Philosophy-Fest, The Anarchist by Bill Hirschman

Not every show is a home run. But that doesn’t deprive the audience of an interesting night when talented actresses make a flawed script land as well as can be hoped. Patti Gardner and Jac…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Monday, February 17, 2014

BRTG Spinoff Primal Forces To Stage Mamet’s The Anarchist by Bill Hirschman

A brand-new troupe, Primal Forces, is targeting a group previously left to fend for themselves: the Boomers who came of age during the political and social tumult of the 1960s and 1970s. The…

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Friday, September 20, 2013

How Will Tony Winner Patti LuPone Fit Into the New Season of HBO's Girls? by Josh Ferri

Two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone will appear on two episodes in the upcoming third season of the HBO comedy Girls, according to her press rep. Could it be that aspiring singer Marnie Michae…

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Saturday, September 14, 2013

My Annual Idiosyncratic Fall Theater Preview by Jan Simpson

--> Between you and me, I’m a little reluctant to list the shows I’m most looking forward to this fall.  That’s because my picks for past seasons have turned out to be…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Theatre review: The Secret Agent, The Maria, Young Vic, London

In Joseph Conrad's great 1907 novel, there's a botched attempt to blow up the Greenwich Observatory. One of the central ironies of the book is that the atrocity is instigated not by the anar…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Patti LuPone to Bring Expanded Two-Act Far Away Places Concert to Carnegie Hall by Josh Ferri

Two-time Tony winner and four-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Patti LuPone is bringing an expanded, two-act version of her acclaimed 54 Below show Far Away Places to New York&…

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Broadway heats up. The Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

Several new shows for Broadway were announced this past week, and new roles on Broadway for Jeff Goldblum, Debra Messing, Fantasia Barrino, Anne-Marie Duff, Idina Menzel. There was even news…

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

UPDATE: Mr. and Ms. Broadway: Where are they now? by JK

Since I began this blog almost 4 years ago, together we - you and I - have celebrated some of the best, brightest, newest and established theatre guys and gals by naming, so far 53 Mr. Broad…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Has David Mamet lost the plot? by Mark Lawson

David Mamet has now had six box-office letdowns in a row. Is Broadway's insatiable desire for big talking-point plays to blame?Critics often commend theatres for going off-piste and staging …

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Patti LuPone Set for Oral History Event at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Broadway.com

Two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone will be the focus of a career retrospective interview for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’ film on tape archive on June 3. Broadwa…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

2013 Tony Award Nomination Snubs — And Why They Shouldn’t Be Considered Snubs by New York Theater

Here are celebrities eligible for the 2013 Tony Award nominations who were not nominated: Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannaval, Jessica Chastain, Alan Cumming, Katie Holmes, Scarlett Johansson, …

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Monday, April 29, 2013

2013 Tony Awards Eligible: Preparing For The Snubs To Be by New York Theater

The 2013 Tony Award nominations will be announced at 8:30 a.m. on April 30. To help prepare for the inevitable reaction — “Snubbed!” — here is a list of those eligibl…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Drama League Award Nominations by Ludlow Lad

The Drama League announce their nominees this morning, and once again Off-Broadway was nicely represented, most surprisingly in the Outstanding New Musical category, a category that is usual…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Spotlight on: "The Anarchist"

A new play by David Mamet that starred Patti LuPone as a prisoner and Debra Winger as her jailer.

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Saturday, February 16, 2013

A Hope-Filled Preview of the Spring Season by Jan Simpson

Let’s face it:  the fall theater season was disappointing as hell. Of the 20 or so shows that opened on Broadway between last year’s Tony broadcast and the dropping of the ball in …

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Tony Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings on Annie, Edwin Drood & More by Michael Mellini

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of 14 Broadway productions from the 2012-13 season. The 14 productions discussed includ…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A Pulitzer dominated season by Elyse Sommer

The  proliferation of   old  plays made new again  by virtue  of   casting  with  actors  who  are  box-office  magnets …

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