Monday, February 8, 2021

Broadway’s Master Hair Maker Packs It In by Artsjournal

From “The Elephant Man” to “Chicago,” “Cats” to “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Huntley was the designer behind the wigs and often-elaborate locks that helped define the lasting …

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Kevin Conway, Star of The Elephant Man and Of Mice and Men on Broadway, Dies at 77 by Dan Meyer

The performer—and sometimes director—also appeared in several films and TV shows.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Kevin Conway, Broadway Actor and Director Best Known For OF MICE AND MEN and THE ELEPHANT MAN, Has Died at 77

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Kevin Conway, actor and director on stage and screen, has died. He was 77.

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

Kevin Conway, Broadway Star of The Elephant Man & Of Mice and Men, Dies at 77 by Michael Appler

Kevin Conway, a veteran actor who embodied the role of George in the first Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men and led The Elephant Man on and off-Broadway, died on January 4 in New York Cit…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Confessions of a Mormon Boy by Arts Review

The international one-man sensation Confessions of a Mormon Boy returns to Australia after its successful season as part of the 2019 Sydney Mardi Gras to perform at Chapel off Chapel from 7…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Netflix Acquires Rights to Leonard Bernstein Biopic Starring & Directed by Bradley Cooper by Andy Lefkowitz

Netflix has nabbed the rights to a developing film based on the life of iconic West Side Story songwriter Leonard Bernstein, according to Deadline. Tony nominee Bradley Cooper will direct an…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Freddie Jones obituary by Michael Coveney

Veteran actor admired for his roles as ‘Sir’ on stage in The Dresser, the freak-show owner in the 1980 film The Elephant Man and Sandy Thomas in TV’s EmmerdaleFreddie Jones, who has di…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Broadway's new Oklahoma! is gonna treat you great — once you get used to it: EW review by Tom Gliatto

The title number of Oklahoma! is a rousing, open-hearted vision of agrarian bliss, celebrating a land where the wind comes sweeping down the plain and the waving wheat sure smells sweet. In …

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Elephant Man by Lara Altunian

The post The Elephant Man appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Confessions of a Mormon Boy by Arts Review

The international one-man sensation, Confessions of a Mormon Boy, comes to Redfern’s Giant Dwarf as part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival in February, before heading to C…

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Great Performances by John Simon

What exactly is a great performance by an actor or actress on stage or screen? Or if not exactly, because it involves something words seem unable to express fully, at least approximately.It …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

THE ELEPHANT MAN Returns To Los Angeles by BroadwayWorld

Thursday Night Theatre Club is proud to presenta classic true-life tale and heart wrenching story that depicts the best and the worst of humanity. The Elephant Man is an eloquently written p…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper & More Earn 2019 Oscar Nominations by Eric King

Three-time Tony Award winner Glenn Close and Tony nominee Bradley Cooper have earned 2019 Academy Award nominations. The nominees were announced by actors Kumail Nanjiani and …

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Darren Criss, Glenn Close, Patricia Clarkson & More Theater Alums Triumph at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars were named winners at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards ceremony, held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Off-Broadway alum Sandra Oh (Stop Kiss) co-hosted the …

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Anastasia Announces New Casting: Constantine Germanacos as Gleb & Penny Fuller as the Dowager Empress by Andy Lefkowitz

The hit Broadway production of Anastasia has announced that original cast member Constantine Germanacos will graduate to the role of Gleb on December 18, while two-time Tony nominee Pen…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Odds & Ends: Dominic West Is an Unsung Hero in First Trailer for Les Misérables Miniseries & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Dominic West & David Oyelowo Are Unsung Heroes in First Trailer for BBC's Les Misérables …

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Jennie Stoller obituary by Michael Coveney

Actor with a remarkable stage presence admired for leading roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal CourtJennie Stoller, who has died of cancer aged 72, was an outstanding acto…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

'Actors don't black up, so why do they still crip up?' – video by Maeve Shearlaw and Shay Notelovitz

The actor Adam Pearson has a similar condition to Joseph Merrick, whose story was told in The Elephant Man. When the BBC was remaking the biopic, he did not even get an audition. This is why…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Broadway Theaters Will Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Carole Shelley by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that four Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights in memory of the Tony-winning actress Carole Shelley, who passed away on August 31 at age 79.…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Kaite O’Reilly: ‘I write disabled characters who aren’t evil, piteous or helpless’ by Dawn Foster

The playwright who perceives the world differently and is challenging the perceptions of disability“What is normal?” playwright Kaite O’Reilly asks during a break in rehearsals for her…

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Remembering Carole Shelley by JK

Most of the younger generation of theater fans will likely remember the late Carole Shelley as the villainous original Madame Morrible in Wicked. But her career spanned decades, so depe…

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Carole Shelley, Tony Winner for The Elephant Man & Original Cast Member of Wicked, Dies at 79 by Andy Lefkowitz

Carole Shelley, an English actress who gained acclaim on the U.S. stage in musicals, dramas and comedies, died on August 31 at age 79. The cause of death was cancer. Carole Augusta Shelley …

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Tony Award Award Winner Carole Shelley Dies at 79 by Logan Culwell-Block

The British actor was Broadway's original Madame Morrible and won a Tony Award for her performance in The Elephant Man.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

#MyBroadwayThing: Playbill Merch 2: The Trays by JK

If you read my blog with any frequency, you know that I have my Broadway "things." I'm pretty sure many of you do, too. And as many of you know, I have a particular affinity for anything Pla…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Boys in the Band Wraps Up Main-Stem Run with Record-Breaking Week by

The star-packed Broadway-premiere production of The Boys in the Band concluded its hit run this weekend on a new high. The celebrated 50th-anniversary mounting of Mart Crowley's landmark…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

2018 Innovative Theatre Awards Nominees by Wendy Caster

The 2018 Innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony is September 24, 2018. The nominees are as follows:OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLEDanielle Amendola, Jessica Banegas, Ryan Hunt, Kelsey Martin, Joe…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Elephant Man review at Bristol Old Vic – ‘strong central performance, underwhelming production’ by Heather Marks

The latest collaboration between Bristol Old Vic and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is a revival of Bernard Pomerance’s 1977 play about

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

From The Elephant Man to Richard III, disabled actors are reclaiming roles by Jamie Beddard

It’s time to stop ‘cripping up’ – it turns disability into a defining feature, disrupts the story and makes the audience become voyeurs of differenceOccasionally, as an actor, you ge…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Bradley Cooper to Star In & Direct Leonard Bernstein Biopic by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony and Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper will embody iconic West Side Story songwriter Leonard Bernstein in a new biopic, according to Deadline. The movie, titled Bernstein, will be directed an…

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Jack Wetherall to Join Idina Menzel in Joshua Harmon's Skintight by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veteran Jack Wetherall has been newly announced to take on the role of Elliott Isaac in Joshua Harmon's world premiere play Skintight, scheduled to debut off-Broadway this…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Cast Announced for AFTER THE BALL Upstairs at the Gatehouse by BroadwayWorld

An exciting cast has been announced for Ian Grant's After the Ball. Jack Bennett Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Palace Theatre And a Nightingale Sang, New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-L…

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