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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Saturday, July 30, 2016

BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center's GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Stresses The Importance of Being Earnest by Michael Dale

The 1979 Off-Broadway musical was the first collaboration from Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

People You Should Know . . . John Ingle by Zack Calhoon

John Ingle is returning to the stage after having worked in the investment banking field with a side trip working for the Metropolitan Opera costume department.  One of the first a…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Cathy Tyson To Lead THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Birmingham Rep and Leicester Curve by Marianka Swain

Today, Curve Artistic Director,Nikolai Foster,announces the cast for his production ofTHE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated actressCathy Tysonwill star as the ico…

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Cathy Tyson to play Lady Bracknell in new Importance of Being Earnest by David Hutchison

Cathy Tyson has been cast as Lady Bracknell in the upcoming revival The Importance of Being Earnest in Leicester and Birmingham. She

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Theatre News: Casting announced for The Importance of Being Earnest

The production will open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 14 September

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Pop-Open Staging Delights in Dead Writers THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Opening July 1 by Michael J. Roberts

Dead Writers Theatre Collective uses pop-open as well as flat layered staging pieces to pack [...]

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

People You Should Know . . . Matthew Cohn by Zack Calhoon

Matthew Cohn’s New York credits include Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night's Dream (New Place Players), The Country Wife (Odyssey Productions), Hen…

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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Review: ‘The Importance of Being Ernest’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Ilene Chalmers

What better way to spend a lovely late spring evening than to be charmed by the words of Oscar Wilde. The Importance of Being Earnest beguiles us at Laurel Mill Playhouse. This farcical sat…

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Friday, June 3, 2016

The Humans Family Steps Out to Celebrate Tony Nominees Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney's Sardi's Portraits by Lindsey Sullivan

With six Tony Award nominations, The Humans' cast and creative team have much to celebrate. The stars, scribe Stephen Karam and director Joe Montello recently assembled at Sardi's Re…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Spotlight On...Jason Tseng by Michael Block

Name: Jason TsengHometown: Potomac, MDEducation: University of RichmondFavorite Credits: This is my first produced play, so I guess... this one?Why theater?: Theater asks us to be present an…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Invisible Hand review – Ayad Akhtar's thriller is right on the money by Michael Billington

Tricycle theatre, LondonThe arguments about global economics in Akhtar’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-winning Disgraced are so dramatic that it’s a shame when the plot kicks inOscar Wilde…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Gender-Swapped The Importance of Being Earnest Begins Performances by Andrew Gans

David Drake directs the Provincetown production.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Check Out the Cast for Gender-Swapped The Importance of Being Earnest by Andrew Gans

David Drake will direct the Provincetown production.

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Dead Writers Collective Launches “Mad About The Boy” Season with THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Michael J. Roberts

Dead Writers Theatre Collective opens its 2016 season with a clear look back at the Oscar Wilde classic, The Importance of Being Earnest. It opensJuly 1 at The Athenaeum Theatre. “It’s t…

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