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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Friday, June 16, 2017

Review: Grief Heals If It Doesn't Kill You by Michael Block

By Ed MalinGrief may push us out of our comfort zone, or intensify our inertia, or make us feel that life is even more meaningless, or drive us to drink, or allow us to see new connections i…

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Persuasion and Elixir festival: this week’s best UK theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

Jane Austen’s novel is transported to a foam party in Lyme Regis, while the season that celebrates older dancers returns with an ambitious programme1 GolemSly wit and brilliant use of anim…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Charismatic stars flash at the Muny's opening show, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Jesus Christ Superstar" director Gordon Greenberg brings the present, the 1970s and ancient times together

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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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Saturday, June 10, 2017

The Urgency of Indecent Art: Paula Vogel on Love, Creation and Injustice by Helen Eisenbach

Paula Vogel’s “Indecent” is many things: an idiosyncratic mix of music, memory and theater magic; a female take on an infamous male intellectual; a Holocaust parable that m…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Churchill Theatre, Bromley by Vikki Jane Vile

This take on the Hollywood classic Thoroughly Modern Millie last played Broadway back in 2002. However, regardless of the casts plucky efforts to inject some New York panache to proceedings,…

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

Oslo, Come From Away Win Top Drama Desk Honors by Lauren Yarger

2017 DRAMA DESK AWARDs (winners in bold) Outstanding PlayIf I Forget, by Steven Levenson, Roundabout Theatre CompanyIndecent, by Paula Vogel, Vineyard TheatreA Life, by Adam B…

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Røde Orm review – the greatest saga ever told by Clare Brennan

Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus, Denmark With its rooftop setting, clashing of swords and larger-than-life characters, this Viking epic is a fitting centrepiece to Aarhus’s European capital of cu…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

How Laurel and Hardy Became a Team by Trav S.D.

Adapted from my book Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube available from Bear Manor Media, copyright (c) 2013, Travis Stewart, All Rights reserved  …

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Monday, May 29, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017

NEWS: Adam Garcia Leads Cast of Kevin Elyot’s Final Play, Twilight Song by Press Releases

Adam Garcia, Bryony Hannah and Paul Higgins will lead the cast in a new Park200 production of Twilight Song, the final play by Kevin Elyot and set on summer evenings in the 1960s and the pre…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Crucible, Sheffield by Ruth Deller

Robert Hastie's debut at Sheffield Theatres features some electrifying scenes as it sets Julius Caesar in the present-day.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

The Whirligig

The Whirligig Off Broadway, The New Group at the Signature Center Reviewed by Ran Xia BOTTOM LINE: Secrets unwind like a thread connecting the past and the present in Hamish Linklater's ex…

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Hello, Dolly!'s Bette Midler on Her Diverse Career: 'If You're Looking Back, You Can't Look Forward' by

Stage, film and music icon Bette Midler sat down with Gayle King for an interview on the May 21 edition of CBS Sunday Morning. The current Tony nominee and recent two-time Audie…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

The Magnolia Tree by Arts Review

Often, getting to your seat at La Mama means walking through the set. Here it’s a rather homely, slightly older room we tread through, not unlike a time capsule. We’re in the present day…

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Howard Sherman: Dousing the flames of Rebecca on Broadway for good by Howard Sherman

It has been, for much of the present decade, one of Broadway’s longest-running stories, without ever actually reaching the stage. I refer

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Life of Galileo – review by Michael Billington

Swan, Stratford-on-AvonA reactionary pope dies, only to be succeeded by a seeming liberal who soon reverts to institutional conservatism. You could hardly have a more topical play than this.…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Review: ‘My Funny Bone’ at Brian Sanders’ JUNK by Deb Miller

In My Funny Bone, the latest offering from Brian Sanders’ JUNK, the boundary-breaking choreographer/dancer traces the evolution of his, let’s say, “eccentric” sense of humor from chi…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Almeida Theatre's FIGURES OF SPEECH to Feature Sir Ian McKellen, Lucian Msamati, and Fiona Shaw by BroadwayWorld

Today, Almeida Theatre has launched itsmajor new digital film project for 2017, bringingbrings together artists to take risks andinterrogate the present, dig up the past and imagine the futu…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Annual Tony Nomination Post - Angry Edition by Linda

Every year I look forward to the Tony nomination announcements and writing this blog post. It got off to a rough start this morning when the live stream didn't work on any of the websites I …

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Who Will Be Nominated? An Insider Look at the Tony Award Races for Actors in Plays by

Ready for some more Tony handicapping? After yesterday's look at the main show and creative categories, today we dive into the four races for actors in plays. Read on for our picks of th…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Who Will Be Nominated? Handicapping the Top Show and Creative Categories Before Tony Tuesday by

Everyone on Broadway is talking Tonys. Nominations for this year's Tony Awards are announced on Tuesday, May 2 and everyone has an opinion on which shows and talents will be remembered a…

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