Monday, September 4, 2017

Gotta 'Like It' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The 1950 Broadway production of As You Like It, with Katherine Hepburn as Rosalind/Ganymede. Tonight I'm taking my eight-year-old son to see his first Shakespeare: Public Works' adaptat…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Casting announced for Pleasure Dome Theatre Company 2017 Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following on from their critically acclaimed 2016 production of Macbeth, Pleasure Dome Theatre Company has announced the company for their 2017 season. In 2017 the company wi…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury & Cast Take Bows in Acting Company's THE CHALK GARDEN by Jessica Fallon Gordon

Just last night, the Acting Company held a one-night-only benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. Completing the cast were Tedra Millan P…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Theatr Clwyd, Mold – ‘youthfully irreverent’ by Roger Foss

Right from the start, Richard Fitch’s youthful production of The Importance of Being Earnest looks and feels like freshly de-cluttered late Victoriana.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by the City of Fairfax Theatre Company at Old Town Hall by Jeannette Mulherin

The City of Fairfax Theatre Company’s (CFTC’s) production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” will transport you to a world of witty, eccentric oddballs, pla…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Theater Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by City of Fairfax Theater Company at Old Town Hall by Jeannette Mulherin

The City of Fairfax Theater Company’s (CFTC’s) production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” will transport you to a world of witty, eccentric oddballs, pl…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the City of Fairfax Theatre Company by Jane Franklin

There’s the daily ordeal of truth, imaginary facts, and shifting identities. There is wealth and privilege and assumptions based on hearsay, without understanding. Within all of this lies …

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

Wilde’s comedy of love, class, secret lives and imaginary invalids needs little introduction. Countless numbers who have never seen the play, or witnessed Edith Evans, know exactly how she…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest review at the MAC, Belfast – ‘cleverly constructed’ by Jane Coyle

The serious intent behind this all-male version of The Importance of Being Earnest is a statement of the fact that Northern Ireland

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Avenue Theatre, Ipswich by Libby Purves

A HANDBAG FROM THE PAST..     This is a joyful thing, and it needn’t have been. There is always peril in a play you know too well from schooldays and through a score of performan…

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Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the Walnut Street Theatre by Tim Dunleavy

The Walnut Street Theatre is doing The Importance of Being Earnest in high style. The Victorian era was noted for its excesses in decoration and costume, and Robert Koharchik’s set design…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest review at Avenue Theatre, Ipswich – ‘a thoughtful reworking’ by Jackie Montague

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest has been wonderfully re-imagined by Joanna Carrick in her production for Red Rose Chain as a play within

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trailer for ‘deeply offensive’ all-male production ruffles feathers by Tim Bano

The trailer for an all-male production of The Importance of Being Earnest in Belfast has been accused of entrenching homophobia and sexism.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Theater News: The Importance of Being Earnest Begins Performances

Bob Carlton directs Oscar Wilde's comedy at Walnut Street Theatre.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Emma Donoghue's Room Stage Adaptation Announces U.K. Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for the stage version of Emma Donoghue's novel Room, set to play Theatre Royal Stratford East beginning May 2. The production's limited run will go through June 3, fol…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Travesties – early Stoppard feels like new by Susannah Clapp

Apollo, LondonTom Hollander proves wonderfully potty in Stoppard’s 1974 play, given a startling new lease of life in this age of alternative factsEarly Tom Stoppard plays are having a stag…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice by Emily Schweich

Oscar Wilde’s final show is subtitled “a trivial comedy for serious people,” and when it premiered in 1895, it was comparatively trivial. Two men, each pretending to be a man named Ern…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Tony Nominee Reg Rogers & More Complete the Cast of Broadway's Present Laughter by Lindsey Sullivan

Reg Rogers and more have joined the starry lineup of the upcoming revival of Noël Coward’s Present Laughter. Performances will begin on March 10, 2017 at Broadway's …

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Spotlight On...James Edward Becton by Michael Block

Name: James Edward Becton

Hometown: Youngstown, NY by way of Buffalo, NY

Education: BFA from Niagara University.Favorite Credits: Some of my favorite and most memorable credits inc…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Legendary Broadway Photographer Martha Swope Is Dead at 88 by Lindsey Sullivan

Martha Swope is dead at the age of 88, The New York Times reports. Her photos captured decades worth of Broadway history. Swope's longtime friend Jeanne Fuchs told The Times she had been…

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Monday, January 2, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest

Fri, February 10 thru Sat, February 18 @ Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, presented by Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Alice’s Adventures Under Ground review at the Barbican Hall, London – ‘genius’ by George Hall

In 2011, Irish composer Gerald Barry secured a major hit with his setting of The Importance of Being Earnest, which started life

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Spotlight On...Patricia Black by Michael Block

Name: Patricia BlackHometown: Presently, Brooklyn HeightsEducation: Life.Select Credits: Mme. Violet Krap in an adapted version of Beckett's Eleutheria, Mrs. Carol Winters in Guilt by Associ…

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony-Winning Travesties, Starring Tom Hollander, Circling Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The acclaimed London revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony-winning play Travesties is eyeing a transfer to the West End and Broadway. Led by Tom Hollander, the Daily Mail reports that the pro…

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Spotlight On...Christine Zagrobelny by Michael Block

Name: Christine ZagrobelnyHometown: Raleigh, NCEducation: BA Dramatic Arts, UNC-CHFavorite Credits: An immersive play about office life/culture (in development), The Splendid Adventurers Clu…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Travesties review – Hollander makes mischief in Stoppard's serious comedy by Michael Billington

Menier Chocolate Factory, London Political and artistic revolutions collide in a sprightly revival, directed by Patrick Marber, highlighting the emotion as well as the erudition of this bril…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Review: Review: The Importance of Being Earnest (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)

Nikolai Foster directs Oscar Wilde's 1895 tale of mistaken identity

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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Brian Bedford obituary by Michael Coveney

Yorkshire-born actor admired for his many leading Shakespearean roles and his fine interpretations of classical comedy on Broadway and at Stratford, OntarioBrian Bedford, who has died aged 8…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Importance of Being Earnest by Steven Morris

The post The Importance of Being Earnest appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Spotlight On...Mark Edward Lang and Alison J. Murphy by Michael Block

Name:  Mark Edward Lang and Alison J. MurphyHometown: MARK: Manhattan, New York CityALISON: Cape May Court House, NJEducation:  MARK: B.A. Vassar College, Theater majorALISON: B.A.…

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Lauderdale House by Lucy Streeten

Amidst a sea of hummus pots and picnic blankets, Shooting Stars theatre company picked their way across the lawn of Lauderdale House to perform Wilde’s perennial masterpiece, The Importanc…

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