Monday, April 16, 2018

'Anything Goes,' John Quincy Adams play 'JQA,' 'The Heiress,' 'Kleptocracy' on Arena's 2018-19 calendar by Peter Marks

The season announcement by one of Washington's best known theater companies.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Pascale Armand & More to Join Jayne Houdyshell in World Premiere Play Relevance by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the world premiere production of Relevance, a play written by JC Lee that will debut at off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre. The previously announced mount…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Sofia Coppola, John Waters on 'Handsome Men & Repressed Sex' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoProvincetown, Massachusetts is an enchanting haven for drag shows, seafood, cruising and people watching, all conducted in an extremely LGBTQ friendly setting that …

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Heiress review at the Gate Theatre, Dublin – ‘sprightly but predictable’ by Chris McCormack

An oil painting dominates the stage. The graceful woman it portrays, with her controlled smile and fashionable curls, is the accomplished mother

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Interview: ‘The Robber Bridegroom’ Composer Robert Waldman Speaks About His Long Career in the Theatre and Why It’s Important to Be Silly Someti by Jose Solis

“My wife is always telling me ‘don’t act silly’” says composer Robert Waldman when we speak on the phone, but as proved in his classic musical The Robber Bridegroom, there’s noth…

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Friday, February 26, 2016

NEWS: Maureen Lipman & Katie Brayben in My Mother Said I Never Should, 18 April by Press Releases

National treasure Maureen Lipman (Oklahoma, Outside Edge, See How They Run) and Olivier-­award winning Katie Brayben (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, King Charles III, American Psych…

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Friday, November 27, 2015

Dead Writers Theatre Collective Announces New Season and Director’s Club by Michael J. Roberts

The 2016 season for the Dead Writers Theatre Collective at the Athenaeum Theatre will include “The Importance of Being Earnest” directed by Jim Schneider on July 1–July 31, “Oh, C…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Spotlight On...Jessica Elkin by Michael Block

Name: Jessica ElkinHometown: Cleveland, Ohio.Education: The New Actors Workshop, Empire State College (SUNY), Columbia College Chicago, Marymount Manhattan College, Point Park University.Sel…

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Drama League Nominees Announced for 2014-15 by

Theater award season continues in New York as the nominees for the 81st annual Drama League Awards were announced on April 21 by Tony winners Cherry Jones (The Heiress, Doubt) and Denis O’…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Ah Paree: "An American in Paris" and "Gigi" by Broadway & Me

Like most Americans, I’m a sucker for the mystique of Paris. And I’ve recently had the chance to overindulge that fascination by seeing the new productions of Gigi and An American in Par…

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Broadway Alum & Downton Star Dan Stevens May Play the Beast in Disney's Beauty and the Beast by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Dan Stevens is in talks to take on the role of the Beast/Prince in Disney’s upcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Broadway alum and former…

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: FEBRUARY 25 by Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez and Robert Viagas

1900 Birthday of legendary Broadway producer and director Jed Harris (1900-1979), who will present The Royal Family, Broadway, Our Town, The Heiress and The Crucible. Also said to be the…

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

New Stars in the Wings: Tony Winner Katie Finneran & 30 Rock's Maulik Pancholy Will Join Cast of It’s Only a Play by

Two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran & former 30 Rock star Maulik Pancholy will step into It’s Only a Play on Broadway! Finneran will play Julia Budder, taking over for Megan M…

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Tony Winner Cherry Jones & Emmy Winner Bradley Whitford Join Hank Williams Biopic I Saw the Light by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Cherry Jones and stage and screen star Bradley Whitford have signed on to appear in the Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jones will play…

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Odds & Ends: Take a Tour Round SJP & Matthew Broderick's House, Benedict Cumberbatch Eyes an Ophelia & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Take a Tour Round SJP & Matthew Broderick's House Yes we know it’s nosy, but we couldn’t resist takin…

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Monday, June 23, 2014

The Jungle's 'Heiress' is a stellar education in cruelty

REVIEW: Director Bain Boehlke reveals both the cruelty and the sharp wit in “The Heiress.”

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Married couple Kate Guentzel and John Catron play lovers in 'The Heiress'

Kate Guentzel and John Catron have good chemistry playing lovers in “The Heiress” at the Jungle. They should, as they are married in real life.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Rich performances lift the value of Rich Girl by Thomas Garvey

Sasha Castroverde and Joe Short make love (or do they?) in Rich Girl.  Photos: Mark S. Howard.There's been a trend of late in playwrights (mostly female) "updating" classics by (mostly …

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Review: Rich Girl

The Lyric serves up The Heiress Lite.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

‘Pretty Woman’ Headed to Broadway by

Pretty Woman, the hit 1990 romantic comedy movie which made a star of Julia Roberts, is headed to Broadway as a musical. Garry Marshall, who directed the film, is in New York with producer P…

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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 24, 2014

Lili Taylor & More to Join Scott Z. Burns' The Library, Directed by Steven Soderbergh, at The Public by

Full casting has been announced for the world premiere of Scott Z. Burns' The Library, directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. Emmy Nominee Lili Taylor, Tony nominee Jenni…

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

NBC Cancels The Michael J. Fox Show, Co-Starring Two-Time Tony Winner Katie Finneran by

NBC has canceled The Michael J. Fox Show, which co-starred two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran as Fox’s self involved, single and unemployed sister. According to Vulture, the…

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Meet the Artists: Director Moisés Kaufman by Arena Stage

by Linda Lombardi, Literary Manager Moisés Kaufman returns to Arena Stage where he previously directed his plays 33 Variations and The Laramie Project Cycle. Moisés is a Tony- and Emmy-nom…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Performance (Working In The Theatre #233) by American Theatre Wing

Performance (Working In The Theatre #233) The panel of performers - Betty Buckley ("Sunset Blvd"), Liz Callaway ("Cats"), Valerie Harper ("Death Defying Acts")…

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Design Awards (Working In The Theatre #239) by American Theatre Wing

Design Awards (Working In The Theatre #239) The design team of "The Heiress" -- scenic designer John Lee Beatty, lightning designer Beverly Emmons, costume designer Jane Greenwood…

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Stage Blood by Michael Blakemore – review by Simon Callow

Civil war at the National Theatre: a tale of righteous revenge, told in cold rageThis is a most unusual book. It is a theatrical memoir that is remorselessly honest: this in itself is enough…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Cherry Jones, Ellen Burstyn, Cameron Mackintosh & More Top List of 2013 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees by Lindsay Champion

The legendary Theater Hall of Fame is welcoming eight very talented new members into its ranks: Tony Award winner Cherry Jones, Tony and Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn, producer Cameron Mac…

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Review Roundup: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by

The latest revival of The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams’ 1944 classic, opened at the Booth Theatre on Sept. 26 for a limited run through Jan. 5, 2014 in a production directed by Tony…

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Style counts more than words in ‘Glass Menagerie’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

This revival of Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” arrives on Broadway from Cambridge, Mass., with the excitement usually reserved for “Breaking Bad” and cronuts: It’s gen…

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