Friday, May 19, 2017

Laurie Metcalf & Glenda Jackson to Lead First Broadway Production of Three Tall Women by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Emmy winner and current Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf will star alongside two-time Academy Award winner Glenda Jackson in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Priz…

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Full Cast Announced for RENT at The Other Place (formerly St. James Theatre)

   Bruce Guthrie’s production of Jonathan Larson's heart rending multiple award winning rock musical RENT is set to run at The Other Place (former the St. James Theatre) …

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Life as ‘The Other Place’: An Interview with Jane Ridley by Henrik Eger

Life as THE OTHER PLACE: An interview with Jane Ridley, actor and theater professor. Background: UK and US Childhood Henrik: You were born in the UK and were briefly transplanted to the US a…

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

‘The Other Place’ at Walnut Street Theatre Independence Studio on 3 in Philadelphia by Tim Dunleavy

The Other Place seems at first like a straightforward drama: Juliana, a brilliant and highly esteemed 59-year-old scientist, is beginning to suffer from memory loss. This brings her into con…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper & More Will Bring Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Emmy winner and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf and Oscar winner Chris Cooper will star in A Doll’s House, Part 2 on Broadway. Lucas Hnath’s revisiting of the Ibsen classic, which wi…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Finally catching "Catch Me If You Can" (the musical) by Nelson Pressley

Notes on the musical 'Catch Me If You Can' and the rich performance from Julie-Ann Elliott in 'The Other Place'

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘The Other Place’ at Rep Stage by Mark Beachy

Joseph W. Ritsch, Director of Rep Stage’s fearless production of “The Other Place” by Sharr White says that “What you witness may not be as it seems. Characters may l…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

The Other Place at Rep Stage (review) by Jayne Blanchard

How fitting in this season of remembrance to see a play about the nature of memory. Sharr White’s The Other Place, currently receiving a haunting, heartbreaking production under the intell…

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Saturday, September 10, 2016

Review: ‘The Other Place’ at Rep Stage by John Harding

Today’s playgoers are used to solving puzzles in the theater. So perhaps Playwright Sharr White spends a bit longer than necessary to get us to The Other Place promised by the title of his…

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

What does it mean to be a modern woman? We unravel the threads of society with Fabric playwright Abi Zakarian by Samuelfrenchuk

Abi Zakarian is an exciting new playwright with previous works such as This Is Not An Exit produced for the RSC for The Other Place with transfer to the Royal Court and Swifter, Higher,…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Terrorism, fear and cultural divides; the ‘unsayable’ is said in the RSC’s festival of new writing by Hannah Marsh

What is unsayable in the 21st century? If you’ve been watching Donald Trump on the other side of the Atlantic, you might think ‘not much’. But in a celebration of new writing by the Ro…

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Always Orange review – taut terrorism drama about society on edge of sanity by Lyn Gardner

The Other Place, Stratford-upon-AvonPages fall from the sky in Fraser Grace’s passionate play which links library closures to the razing of a city much like LondonA decade ago, Fraser Grac…

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Fall of the Kingdom, Rise of the Foot Soldier review – England's green and unpleasant land by Lyn Gardner

The Other Place, Stratford-upon-AvonThe RSC’s sparky production of Somalia Seaton’s fearless new play gets to the core of our fractured society, where divisions lurk beneath a polite ven…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Random roundup: The Father, Turn Me Loose, The Crucible by Elizabeth Wollman

The Father, Florian Zeller's very good play (in very good translation by Christopher Hampton) is worth seeing both for the tricks it plays on the audience and for Frank Langella's rivet…

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Monday, May 23, 2016

The State of the Tony Race: Best Actress in A Drama by Patrick Pacheco

Despite the perpetual success of “Hamilton,” a name you will hear a lot when the Tony Awards are doled out on June 12, there will still be more than enough suspense in the tightly compet…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Theatre News: RSC announces Making Mischief Festival

The new work festival will run at newly opened The Other Place

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Shakespeare 400: festivals, plays and attractions around the country by Rachel Dixon

Cultural events and new openings to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death will be in full swing across the country this weekend – making use of intriguing and dramatic locations…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Video: Regional Theatre Focus: Backstage at The Other Place

We take a look around the recently reopened venue

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Who’s Your Daddy? ‘The Father’ on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

There has been a slew of theatrical works that address the issue of dementia over the past few years. In 2013 The Transport Group brought us a musical version of Alzheimer’s courtesy of Th…

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Monday, March 14, 2016

RSC launches From Page to Stage tour by Georgia Snow

The Royal Shakespeare Company is to launch a new tour as part of the reopening of the Other Place theatre. The company’s

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Friday, March 11, 2016

Theatre News: RSC's The Other Place to reopen in March

The experimental theatre space reopens after a 12 month building project

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Monday, November 16, 2015

'Misery' - Stephen King on Stage by Andy Propst

Laurie Metcalf and Bruce Willis in Misery (©Joan Marcus) At this juncture, a critical response to Misery, which opened at the Broadhurst Theatre last night, feels more than a little un…

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mystery gradually unravels in Alley's 'The Other Place' by Everett Evans

Given her situation, we realize early on that we can't accept everything Juiliana tells us as fact. Because she is the play's narrator, with everything filtered through her perspective, "Th…

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Friday, October 23, 2015

'The Other Place' tackles tough issues by Everett Evans

When a play centers on a mystery of one sort or another, deciding how much to reveal about the content can be tricky. In the Alley's production, company stalwart and Broadway veteran Josie …

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: MISERY's Laurie Metcalf, Thrilling Audiences in THE OTHER PLACE and BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS by Michael Dale

Metcalf won an Obie Award for her Off-Broadway debut and is one of the finest actors regularly appearing in New York.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

NEWS: RSC Shares Update on Productions at The Barbican Centre by Matt Merritt

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) returns to the Barbican in November with Henry V, followed by a major theatrical event in January 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Spotlight On...Verna Gillis by Michael Block

Name: Verna Gillis     Hometown: My hometown meaning where I was born is NYC. My hometown meaning where I live now is Kerhonson, NY – in the middle of somewhere.Education: Ph.D. …

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Tony & Olivier Winner Roger Rees, Who Last Appeared on Broadway in The Visit, Dead at 71 by Ryan McPhee

Tony and Olivier winner Roger Rees has died at the age of 71. His death was confirmed by his publicist to The New York Times' Scott Heller. The stage and screen actor recently …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Laurie Metcalf Will Replace Elizabeth Marvel in Bruce Willis-Led Misery on Broadway; Dates & Theater Set by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Bruce Willis will have a new "Number One Fan" when he makes his previously reported Broadway debut this fall! Three-time Emmy winner and two-time Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf has be…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Steppenwolf Announces New Developments in First Look Summer Series by Olivia Clement

Steppenwolf Theatre has announced the line-up of playwrights slated for its 10th annual First Look program, a series of readings that develop new plays for future production at Steppenwo…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Drama and mystery are at the heart of ‘The Other Place’

Dover Little Theatre will present “The Other Place” by Sharr White this June.

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