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 Broadway.com

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 Dcontray

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 Broadway.com

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 Broadway.com

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

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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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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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 Dcontray

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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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Playing Sinatra

I admit my hearing is not always the best.  My hope is that when the accents are heavily british and the dialogue is fast and dense that the actors at least have some awareness when their…

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Oscar Nominee David Strathairn to Star in Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel in San Francisco by Ryan Gilbert

Oscar nominee and Broadway alum David Strathairn wil star as an eccentric librarian in Spider-Man scribe Glen Berger's one-man show Underneath the Lintel at San Francisco's American …

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rush Star Olivia Wilde Reveals Her Desire to Do Theater: 'It's Such a Dream' by Broadway.com

Film and TV star Olivia Wilde is the latest actress to admit to having dreams of hitting the stage—only this screen siren doesn’t quite have an empty schedule on the books just y…

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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Spotlight On...Tim Murray by Michael Block

Name: Tim Murray Hometown: Sandusky, OHEducation: University of MiamiFavorite Credits: Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt, Penn Shakes), Merry Wives of Windsor (Peter Simple, Texas Shakes), Forum (Mar…

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Friday, July 12, 2013

The American Plan – review by Lyn Gardner

St James theatre, LondonThe title of this play from Richard Greenberg, who went on to write the hit drama Three Days of Rain, refers to the all-in rate for bed and board that was popular in …

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Original Off-Broadway Cast of Rapture, Blister, Burn Will Reunite at Geffen Playhouse by Marc Snetiker

Original off-Broadway stars Amy Brenneman, Beth Dixon, Virginia Kull, Kellie Overbey and Lee Tergesen will reprise their roles in Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn in a new stag…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Summarizing the Broadway Season by Noreply@blogger.com ( )

Financially, the Broadway season that just ended was not great.  Income and attendance were down a bit. Forty shows opened in  the 2012-2013 season compared with forty-one new show…

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Tony-Winning VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Recoups Broadway Investment! by BroadwayWorld

Soon after it won the Tony Award for Best Play, Christopher Durang's new comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike extended its premiere Broadway engagement at the Golden Theatre. With thi…

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Tony award winners 2013 – the full list

The Lauper-Fierstein collaboration Kinky Boots scooped six awards including best musical, but what about those other prizes? Here's the full 2013 Tony winners' listBest playWinner: Vanya and…

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Tony Award Winners 2013 by AussieTheatre

We will be updating the Tony award winners live as they happen. You can also follow along with our live coverage. Best Costume Design of a Play Soutra Gilmour, Cyrano de Bergerac Ann Roth, T…

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LIVE UPDATES: 2013 TONY AWARD WINNERS by Hannah Barrett

(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tony_Award_Medallion.jpg)Best PlayThe Assembled PartiesLucky GuyThe Testament of MaryVanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeBest MusicalBring It On: The MusicalA Chri…

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TONY AWARDS 2013 PROPOSED NEW RULE FOR 2013-2014: Resume shots in Playbill are to be no more than ten years or ten pounds ago. That goes double

MY TONY THOUGHTS 2013BEST PLAYNominees: The Assembled Parties, Lucky Guy, The Testament of Mary, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeMy personal ‘druthers: The Assembled Parties (Am I the …

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