Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Theater News: Full Cast Announced for Arena Stage's The Price, Starring Hal Linden

Seema Sueko directs the production, which has announced a one-week extension.

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See Who’s Joining Hal Linden in Arena Stage’s The Price by Andrew Gans

The Arthur Miller family drama will begin performances at the D.C. venue in October.

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Cast Complete for Hal Linden-Led THE PRICE in Extended Run at Arena Stage by BroadwayWorld

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces full casting for Arthur Miller's The Price, which has been extended to receive an additional week of performances due to popular…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Switzerland by Arts Review

The late Patricia Highsmith penned some of the most exhilarating suspense novels of all time, some becoming major cinematic adaptations including: The Price of Salt – recently releas…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Review Roundup: A CHORUS LINE at The Muny by BroadwayWorld

Considered a landmark celebration of the American Musical,A Chorus Linefollows the lives of 17 Broadway dancers vying for a spot 'on the line.' Zach, a driven directorchoreographer at the he…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Jim Shankman by Zack Calhoon

JIM SHANKMAN (Playwright) is an actor, playwright and novelist. Three of his plays have been presented in the New York International Fringe Festival. The Screenwriter Dies Of His Own Free Wi…

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Photo Flash: Everything is Beautiful at The Muny: First Look at A CHORUS LINE by BroadwayWorld

Considered a landmark celebration of the American Musical,A Chorus Linefollows the lives of 17 Broadway dancers vying for a spot on the line. Zach, a driven directorchoreographer at the helm…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The price of 'An Octoroon' by Chris Jones

In the Chicago of 1860, when there barely was a Chicago, McVicker's Theater had what this newspaper called "a rousing hit" with a production of "The Octoroon," a spectacular melodrama by an …

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Company Has Shining Moments, Falls Short Of What Could Be by Bill Hirschman

MNM’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical Company is intermittently lit with incandescent performances worth the price of admission by themselves, but the overall pie…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 964: Buffalo Bailey Williams by Adam Szymkowicz

Buffalo Bailey WilliamsHometown: Houston, TexasCurrent Town: Willfully unincorporated county recently seceded from the US of A, 45 minutes outside of Manhattan by horsebackQ:  What are …

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Review: Bodies at the Royal Court by Bridget Minamore

The price of buying a baby: Bridget Minamore reviews Vivienne Franzmann's new play about surrogacy. The post Review: Bodies at the Royal Court appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Trans Pop Singer Nikki Exotika: 'Men Don't Want You Without a Penis' by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoThe New-Jersey-born pop singer Nikki Exotika is a glam trans woman who’s made strides in introducing uniqueness and sass to the dance-music market. I just talked …

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Inside LA Stage History: The 99-seat/AEA Wars, Part One by Julio Martinez

By JULIO MARTINEZ One evening in February 1981, I ventured to the Solari Theatre at 205 N. Canon Drive in Beverly Hills to see Arthur Miller’s The Price. The classic four-hander, directed…

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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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