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Monday, May 21, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 21st - SUMMER and HARRY POTTER Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Summer 7.73, Mean Girls 3.99, My Fair Lady 3.43, Carousel 2.58 and Escape to Margaritaville 2.23. The top growing current Broadway plays were C…

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Stage Directions: George C. Wolfe Aims to Achieve Wonder Onstage by Mervyn Rothstein

The game-changing director of Noise/Funk, the original Angels in America, and this season’s The Iceman Cometh reveals what it’s like inside his rehearsal room, a mistake he made …

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Jeremy Irons, “Summer and Smoke” by Mark Beech

Among the highlights of New York performing arts this week, there are new theatrical openings of note. “Paradise Blue” is one. Another is “Long Day’s Journey into Night” starring J…

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Podcast: The 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Heads to the Red Carpet of the New Dramatists Luncheon Honoring Denzel Washington by Keith Price's Curtain Call

For the past 3 years, I have been able to cover the New Dramatists Luncheon, and each time, I am amazed at the people that I get to meet when doing a red carpet. It's nice to see some new fa…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New Dramatists Honor Denzel Washington by Sandi Durell

    (Short Video Piece by Magda Katz)     Photos: Magda Katz Video Interviews: Sandi Durell   On Tuesday, May 15, the Marriott Marquis hosted the 69thAnnual Spring L…

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Go Inside New Dramatists’ 2018 Spring Luncheon Honoring Denzel Washington by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony and Oscar winner, currently starring in The Iceman Cometh, is the recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Photo Coverage: New Dramatists Salute THE ICEMAN COMETH Star Denzel Washington by Jennifer Broski

NewDramatists,TonyHonor recipient and the nation's premier playwright developmentlaboratory, just honored Tonyand Academy Award-winnerDenzel Washingtonat its69th Annual Spring Luncheontribut…

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Denzel Washington Honored at New Dramatists’ 2018 Spring Luncheon May 15 by Andrew Gans

The Tony and Oscar winner, back on Broadway this season in The Iceman Cometh, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Tony Nominee Andrew Garfield & More to Present at 63rd Annual Obie Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-studded lineup of presenters has been announced for the 2018 Obie Awards. The annual toast to the best of off-Broadway will be held on May 21 at New York City's Terminal 5. Prese…

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Grosses Analysis: Three Tall Women, The Iceman Cometh, Mean Girls, More Hit New Box Office Highs by Adam Hetrick

The productions earned multiple Tony Award nominations earlier this month.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 14th - SpongeBob and Harry Potter Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were My Fair Lady 5.34, Summer 5.02, Carousel 4.87, Mean Girls 4.67 and Spongebob 4.30. The top growing current Broadway plays were The Iceman Comet…

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Rise Canceled. Boy in the Band Injured. Marathon Running Times. Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

With the sudden countertrend of shows with long running times — “Light Shining at Buckinghamshire” at New York Theater Workshop (180 minutes),   “Long Day’s Jo…

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Would That THE ICEMAN Could Stayeth by Peter Filichia

Theatergoers aren’t the only ones who should see George C. Wolfe’s current production of THE ICEMAN COMETH. Every director as...Continue Reading The post Would That THE ICEMAN Could Stay…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: “Dance Nation” to Jackson Browne by Mark Beech

Catch up with radical drama such as the newly-opened “Dance Nation” or “Summer and Smoke.” Check out music from classical (Maria Farantouri) to rock (Jackson Browne) and rap (the Pul…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Win 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards; Margaret Colin & Michael Potts Honored with Richard Seff Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Actors’ Equity Association has announced Ashley Park and Sean Carvajal as the winners of the 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards, given to the most promising female and male performers on the…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Denzel Washington-Led The Iceman Cometh Joins the Millionaire's Club by Andrew Gans

The highest-grossing productions for the first week of May included Hamilton, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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The Iceman Cometh by Joel Benjamin

Denzel Washington, the raison d’être of this production (coming way too soon after several recent stagings), gives a boisterous, almost pleasant performance as Theodore Hickman, aka Hicke…

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Learn About the Broadway Revival of The Iceman Cometh, Starring Denzel Washington by

With Tony winner George C. Wolfe at the helm, you need to see this incarnation of one of Eugene O’Neill’s finest plays performed by one of our greatest living actors, Denzel Wash…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 7th - Hamilton Becomes The First Broadway Show To Pass 1 Million Instagram Followers by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were My Fair Lady 5.34, Summer 5.02, Carousel 4.87, Mean Girls 4.67 and Spongebob 4.30. The top growing current Broadway plays were The Iceman Comet…

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The Full List of Nominations for Tony awards 2018 by Blouin Artinfo

The celebrated Theater ceremony in New York, Tony Awards 2018 has shortlisted “Angels in America” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” in the running prizes. The nominations for t…

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

The Iceman Cometh **1/2 – Saint Joan **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 5, 2018 - Two massive works by dramatic theatrical giants Eugene O’Neill and George Bernard Shaw are making rare appearances on musical-heavy Broadway. The fact that…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: “Summer and Smoke,” Netrebko’s “Tosca” by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance to see Anna Netrebko in “Tosca” this week. Stars are everywhere on the New York stage: Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh,” Renee Fleming in “Carousel,…

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Dressing Broadway: Costume Designer Ann Roth Talks Denzel, ‘Carousel’, Tall Women And Finding Soul In Patches by Greg Evans

Look closely at Carousel's dancing millworkers and you might see the patches. Maybe you’ll wonder whether the pipe-dreaming barflies of The Iceman Cometh scrub the collars of their thr…

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The Iceman Cometh by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   As any health or behavior expert can tell you, the root cause of substance abuse is rarely, if ever, the substance itself. Rather, it’s the …

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Complete Casting Announced for THE PROM; Ticket Pre-Sale Begins May 23 by BroadwayWorld

Producers and Presidents of The Prom Committee Dori Berinstein, Bill Damaschke and Jack Lane announce today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy The Prom will star Tony Award Nomin…

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The Iceman Cometh - Denzel Washington stars in this tragic revival by Oscar E. Moore

Spending four hours with this group of losers with their “pipe dreams” might even make a teetotaler desperate for a drink

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THE ICEMAN COMETH – Eugene O’Neill, Denzel Washington & George C. Wolfe by Oscar E Moore

How wise was director Mr. George C. Wolfe in this long night’s journey into a bar – to cut it down somewhat, quicken its pace, mine it for its humor and to cast terrific supporting b…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Annual Tony Nomination Post - 2018 Version by Linda

Oops. Looks like I haven't posted in this blog since the last Tony nominations. It's been difficult keeping this up since I write for other places, but I'm a sucker for tradition, so I'm goi…

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BWW Review: Denzel Washington Stars in George C. Wolfe's Oddly-Energized Mounting of Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH by Michael Dale

Escaping disillusionment through the comfort of alcohol while clinging to hopeless pipe dreams is rarely depicted with such crackling energy as it is in director George C. Wolfe's puzzling p…

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