Saturday, October 14, 2017

Review: We're All Mad Here by Michael Block

by Kelly KohlmanItalian chanteuse Monica Salvi brings an evening of delightful musical madness to Theatre Row as part of the 2017 United Solo Theatre Festival. Her one-woman show, Mad Women …

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Marg Helgenberger & Damian Young to Join Skylar Astin & More in What We're Up Against by Andy Lefkowitz

Emmy winner Marg Helgenberger and Broadway vet Damian Young have joined the cast of Theresa Rebeck's What We're Up Against, scheduled for a new production with off-Broadway's WP Thea…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sleep No More and Gatz win 2011 Obie Awards by Jaredfine

Congratulations to GATZ and SLEEP NO MORE for their 2011 Obie Awards Presented by the Village Voice The 56th Annual Obie Awards ceremony was held at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village and emc…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Review: Kingdom Come at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon by Geoff Mills

I thought you used to teach postmodernism? Geoff Mills provides the second instalment in his Stratford-upon-Avon play/reviews. The post Review: Kingdom Come at The Other Place, Stratford-upo…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Kingdom Come review – RSC's playful glimpse at England's theatre of power by Lyn Gardner

The Other Place, Stratford-upon-AvonWalking the audience through the struggle between the monarchy and the people during the English civil war, this show chimes with our own timesGemma Brock…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Kingdom Come, The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon — an honourable failure

A devised piece of theatre that explores the English civil war

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Kingdom Come review at the Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon – ‘bold and beautiful’ by Ben Kulvichit

Gemma Brockis and Wendy Hubbard’s devised show, Kingdom Come – programmed as part of the Mischief Festival – is set before, during

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

I’m Not Famous: A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus by Steven Morris

I’m Not Famous:  A Musical Journey with Barbara MinkusReviewed by Paul Birchall Santa Monica Playhouse/The Other Place Through July 22In the overburdened genre of solo shows, perhaps the …

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

A Doll's House, Part 2 Star Laurie Metcalf Wins Her First Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Laurie Metcalf has won her first Tony Award! She takes home the prize in the Best Leading Actress in a Play category for her performance as Nora in Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Show Showdown's Tony Picks by Elizabeth Wollman

We're cutting it a little close on the Tony forecast this year, but can you blame us? We've all been super busy reading the news, watching hearings, and calling our representatives all the t…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Review: The Earthworks and Myth at The Other Place, RSC by Geoff Mills

Oil starts to drip from the ceiling... Geoff Mills writes a short play in response to the Mischief Festival double bill. The post Review: The Earthworks and Myth at The Other Place, RSC app…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Earthworks/Myth, The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon — stimulating

A thought-provoking RSC double bill explores science fact and fiction

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The Earthworks/Myth review at the Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon – ‘mischievously deceptive’ by Ben Kulvichit

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Spring Mischief festival is aptly named: the two short plays which make up the bulk of the festival

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Review: Review: The Earthworks/Myth, Mischief Festival (The Other Place, Stratford-Upon-Avon)

The RSC's Mischief Festival returns with a play about the Large Hadron Collider, and a dinner party comedy

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Earthworks/Myth review – when particle physics and romance collide by Lyn Gardner

The Other Place, Stratford-upon-AvonA funny encounter in the shadow of the Large Hadron Collider and a fractious dinner party feature in a double bill at the RSC’s Mischief festivalThe gro…

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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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