Saturday, August 19, 2017

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights to Honor Memory of Stuart Thompson by

Broadway marquees will dim their lights at approximately 6:45pm on August 22 to honor the memory of prolific producer and manager Stuart Thompson, who died on August 17. Thompson brought ov…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

'The Devil, Probably' at Walter Reade Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Film Society of Lincoln Center will see the screening of the 1997 French drama "The Devil, Probably". In "The Devil, Probably", director Robert Bresson turned his attention to the polit…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Review: What If I Told You, Army at The Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Choreographer and theatre-maker Pauline Mayers invites you to take a moment and breathe. Stories of her past suspend the present and consider the future within a careful balance of dance and…

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man by Arts Review

One of the strengths of Tom Wright’s script and Matthew Lutton’s direction is how the piece sits in two worlds. They do so well to place it in a London transformed by the industrial revo…

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Review: Secret Life of Humans, Pleasance Courtyard by Joseph Winer

David Byrne’s Secret Life of Humans combines the overlapping histories of the present, the past and the beginning of time to ask the essential human questions of what is real and what …

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Friday, August 11, 2017

A Parallelogram by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Bruce Norris’ "A Parallelogram" endeavors to explore some sobering facts about the effect of the future on the present and responsibility to others. Unfortunately, the play ends up being l…

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

'Newsies' brings its enduring charm and relevance to Muny by Wes Jenkins St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Making its Muny debut by closing out the historic venue’s 99th season, “Newsies” seems far from irrelevance. With themes such as banding together, standing up for the little guy and pr…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

"A Parallelogram" Doesn't Play It Straight by Broadwayandme

Whimsy has never really been my cup of tea. And alas, A Parallelogramthe Bruce Norris play that opened at Second Stage Theater this past week, is reeking of it.  A dark comedy…

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

BWW Review: APOLOGIA, Trafalgar Studios by Marianka Swain

Back in 2009, Alexi Kaye Campbell followed up his bold first play The Pride with Apologia, which follows the well-trodden path of a fraught family reunion where past grievances stalk the pre…

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‘Hoochie Koochie’ by Trajal Harrell at Barbican, London by Blouin Artinfo

An immersive show by choreographer Trajal Harrell, the “Hoochie Koochie” will be performed at Barbican in London.After completing a two-year residency in New York at MoMA, American chore…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Deb Miller’s Top Picks for the ‘2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival’ by Deb Miller

From antiquity to the present, tragedy and drama to absurdism and comedy, masterpieces by classic playwrights to experimental ensemble-devised works by local artists, the 2017 Philadelphia F…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Arcadia by Sandra Mardenfeld

Just twice in four decades of theatre have I bought the show's script duringintermission, and Tom Stoppard's Arcadia in 1995 was one of them (Shadowlands byWilliam Nicholson was the other). …

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Arcadia by Wendy Caster

Tom Stoppard always offers scrumptious meals for the head, but not always for the heart. Arcadia, his brilliant play about literature, history, math, science, gardening, and sex, featur…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Review: The Dentons Are Never Tired of Going to the Theater by Michael Block

By Ed MalinMartin Denton Martin Denton is an oral history of an amazing man and his mother, who brought exposure and recognition to so many indie theater artists in New York. The indefatigab…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Brian Parks by Zack Calhoon

Brian Parks is an American playwright whose work has been produced in New York City as well as in several cities across the U.S. The plays have also been produced internationally, in London,…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Angels In America: Home Again by Nicole Serratore

Andrew Garfield in Angels in America (Photo: Helen Maybanks)Sometimes a show is a time capsule to another part of your life. I saw Tony Kushner’s Angels in America on Broadway just after I…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

“Mad Jenny’s Weimar Girls” is Back Tomorrow Night! by Trav S.D.

Tomorrow night: run, don’t walk, to see Mad Jenny’s Weimar Girls at the Slipper Room! It’s your last chance, at least during the present run, and the Slipper Room is the pe…

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Friday, July 7, 2017

By Joh, it could be Trump! Musical satire delves into Bjelke-Petersen’s reign by Andrew Stafford

While the show mostly sidesteps the truly nasty side of the former Queensland premier’s regime, its references to the present day are uncannyFor Queenslanders of a certain age, there is so…

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Available Light review at Palace Theatre, Manchester – ‘living, breathing performance history’ by Andrew Haydon

Live performance is inescapably trapped in the present. Available Light, showing as part of the Manchester International Festival, is 34 years old

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Modern Maori Quartet at Bush Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

Bush Hall, London presents a music concert by Modern Maori Quartet (MMQ) on August 30, 2017 at 7.30pm.MMQ is a suave contemporary Maori show band whose work highlights New Zealand’s musica…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Review: Dirty Work (The Late Shift), Battersea Arts Centre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Reviving their 1998 performance of Dirty Work for the present-day, once again, experimental theatre company Forced Entertainment detonate theatrical convention and explore the bewildering wo…

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy by Arts Review

A leading Australian artist whose conceptual painting practice spans more than four decades, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy on display fr…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

‘La película de nuestra vida’ at Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona by Blouin Artinfo

“La película de nuestra vida” will be playing at Zumzeig Cinema in Barcelona from June 30 through July 11, 2017. In this film, Enrique Baró has examined the relevance of family fi…

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See Kate Burton’s Sardi’s Caricature Unveiled by Hannah Vine

The Present Laughter star joined the famed walls of Sardi’s June 28.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

‘Heston & Tristan’ at Bush Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

Bush Hall, London presents “Heston & Tristan,” a music concert on July 15, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.The concert will feature artists Heston and Tristan. Tristan’s music can be described as…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Horse by Darryl Reilly

Ms. Bentley has vibrantly coordinated all of the presentational elements into an intriguing 75-minute production with her commanding staging. The present, the past, and inner lives all conve…

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Brun Fine Art at MasterPiece London 2017 by Blouin Artinfo

Brun Fine Art will soon be participating at MasterPiece London 2017 from June 29 through July 5, 2017.Brun Fine Art is a leading international gallery specialized in prestigious continental …

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Everything Is Possible review – the fight for women's rights on a thrilling scale by Catherine Love

York Theatre RoyalA cast of 100 takes to the streets in this ambitious drama linking the suffragette movement to the continuing struggle for social equalityFor anyone who attended one of the…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dance-opera Bearing makes art out of residential-school ashes by Martha Schabas

The production, premiering at Luminato this week, is a representation of how the past disrupts the present

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Review: The Last Ones, Jermyn Street Theatre by Saskia Coomber

Set in the aftermath of the Russian revolution, the chaos in which the Kolomiitsev family finds itself, in public as well as behind closed doors, inevitably comes to a head. The Last Ones, b…

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

‘Mouthpiece’ at Nightwood Theatre, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

A production of ‘Mouthpiece’ will be staged at Nightwood Theatre, Toronto, from April 11 through April 22, 2018.The play is created and performed by Norah Sadava & Amy Nostbakken. It…

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