Sunday, June 25, 2017

Magic Time!: ‘Broken Glass’ at Theater J by John Stoltenberg

Arthur Miller’s 1994 Broken Glass does not rise to the stature of his greatest works (Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, The Price, and others). But even lesser Miller can be arresting…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Band’s Visit has announced initial Broadway casting by Broadway Briefing

Producers of The Band’s Visit have announced initial casting for the Broadway production, which begins performances this fall at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. The Band’s Visit will fe…

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Acquittal – Women Fight Back by Jk Clarke

          by Carole Di Tosti   What is the price one pays for freedom in a country where women are oppressed and under the servitude of men? In a trenchant and …

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Return: a Palestinian pays the price for peace (review) by Tim Treanor

Among all the fraught issues which torment the tortured search for peace in the Middle East, none spark a greater intransigence on the part of the State of Israel than the Right of Return &#…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Oslo Standout Michael Aronov Wins His First Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael Aronov has won his first Tony Award! He takes home the prize in the Best Featured Actor in a Play category for his performance as Uri Savir, director-general of the foreign ministry,…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Roundabout Artistic Director Todd Haimes Earns His Spot at Sardi's by Lindsey Sullivan

Roundabout Theatre Company Artistic Director Todd Haimes received his Sardi's caricature on June 7. A slew of stars stepped out to celebrate this honor, including The Price Tony nom…

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Common Sense: Broadway Tickets, for the Price of an Economics Lesson by James B. Stewart

Dynamic pricing has come to air travel, hotel rooms and sports events, so why not a $1,450 theater seat? But (spoiler alert!) you can still come out ahead.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Anthony Horowitz's "Magpie Murders" Is Two Hot Mysteries for the Price of One by David Finkle

Anyone reading this who’s sold on Foyle’s War and/or Midsomer Murders or, for that matter, the Sherlock Holmes follow-up

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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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Friday, June 2, 2017

In ‘King Liz,’ a sports agent exerts blistering female power by Hedy Weiss

The impulses that drive fiercely ambitious people are many and varied, and while there are rewards aplenty for those few who succeed on a grand level, the price exacted for such success is o…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Deposit review – young couples pay the price in moving drama about generation rent by Lyn Gardner

Hampstead Downstairs, LondonMatt Hartley’s play about friends caught up in the London housing crisis laces comedy with some tough philosophisingThe streets of London are supposedly paved w…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

‘Price of Love’ at BAM, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Price of Love” will be screened at BAM in New York on May 29, 2017.Directed by Hermon Hailay, “Price of Love” follows a young Ethiopian taxi driver named Teddy, who is trying his be…

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Minnie and Liraz review – Lally Katz finds fun, feminism and heart in a retirement home by Jane Howard

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre MelbourneAustralia’s aged care bridge scene may seem an odd place to set a play – but like all good sports dramas, it’s not just about the gamePart odd coup…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Present Laughter & More Plays Boom at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony-nominated revival of Noël Coward's classic comedy Present Laughter shot up $100,066 this week, grossing a total of $853,434. The Kevin Kline-led side-splitter is up for thr…

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

The Sum review – musical plea from the shop floor by Clare Brennan

Everyman, LiverpoolLizzie Nunnery’s scathing social commentary with songs carries a powerful message despite some laboured dialoguePolitical shockwaves knock spending. A small business tee…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

The 306: Day review – war drama sings praises of women written out of history by Mark Fisher

Station Hotel, PerthThe second part of Oliver Emanuel’s first world war trilogy is a confrontational patchwork that shatters the myth of Britain’s cheerful army of working womenOne day l…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Danny DeVito Says Tony Nomination Gave Him a Last-Minute “Boost” by Olivia Clement

The 2017 Tony nominee prepares to wrap up performances of The Price on Broadway.

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Cheering The Outer Critics Circle's Awards by Broadwayandme

I promise to get back to talking about shows I've seen soon but as a card-carrying member of the Outer Critics Circle, I feel honor-bound to tout the awards we announced on Monday. The OCC r…

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Watch First-Time Tony Nominee Danny DeVito Recall His No. 1 Takeaway from the Oscars: Bring Snacks by

Danny DeVito is up for his first Tony Award, for his Broadway debut in the revival of Arthur Miller's The Price at the American Airlines Theatre. The 72-year-old Hollywood mainstay made …

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Tony Nominee Danny DeVito Says He Warms Up Naked on a Trampoline Before Each Show by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor, nominated for his Broadway debut in The Price, talks his pre-show routine and now-famous onstage shtick with the hard-boiled egg.

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VIDEO: Danny DeVito Reveals He Warms Up for THE PRICE Naked on a Trampoline by BroadwayWorld

Danny DeVito stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talkto Seth Meyers about being nominated for a Tony for his first Broadway play, THE PRICE.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Danny DeVito, Sally Field & More Honored at 2017 Actors Fund Gala; See the Red Carpet Pics! by

The 2017 Actors Fund Gala took place at the Marriott Marquis on May 8. The evening honored The Price Tony nominee Danny DeVito, The Glass Menagerie Tony nominee Sally Field, A…

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1/3 Off the Price of My Book “Chain of Fools” Now Through Friday by Trav S.D.

Great news! Now through Friday you can get a copy of my critically-acclaimed book Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube for one third off the usual co…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 First-Time Tony-Nominated Performers by Lindsey Sullivan

We are full speed ahead on the track to the Tony Awards! This year's nominated performers includes a brand new crop of wide-eyed newcomers. For 19 of the hopefuls, it is their first…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

My Must See Shows Of The Year! by Corine Cohen

Play at Lincoln Center. OSLO.(Lincoln Center) Musical: HELLO, DOLLY. Play: Six Degrees of Separation. Musical Bandstand. Play: The Price at Roundabout. Play: The Little Foxes MTC. Musical: C…

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The Price's Jessica Hecht on Friends, Breaking Bad, Feeling Badass with Denzel Washington & More by

The Price's Jessica Hecht discusses the perks of her past roles (like driving a Bentley and working with Denzel Washington) and more!

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The Price Tony Nominee Danny DeVito Tapped for New Comedy Series by Andrew Gans

Jeff Goldblum will join him in the Amazon Studios series.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Tony Nominee Danny DeVito to Star in New Comedy from Amazon by TV News Desk

Variety reports that Danny DeVito, currently making his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's THE PRICE, will team with Jeff Goldblum on a currently untitled comedy series in development at Amaz…

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Odds & Ends: Tony Nominee Danny DeVito to Lead New TV Series, Bandstand Cast Celebrates New Dad Corey Cott & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Brand-New Tony Nominee Danny DeVito to Lead New Series Danny DeVito is having a good week. The 72-year-old Hollywood vet wh…

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Baghdaddy by Doug Marino

Now playing over at the basement black box Theater at St. Luke's - Baghdaddy. This show has a bit of a split personality disorder.  Act I - over the top silliness and slap-stick comedy.…

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