Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic by Arts Review

Many years, and many film sets later, I heard from a friend who was working on a movie that mixed cute furry farm animals with state of the art technology. I knew instantly I had to get smug…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

THE ADDAMS FAMILY and CLUE Take Top Spots in Most-Produced Shows in Schools

According to the annual school play survey conducted by the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), The Addams Family, Clue, and Check Please received top billing for the most produ…

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The Addams Family, Mamma Mia!, Beauty and the Beast Top List of Most-Produced Shows in 2019–2020 School Year by Logan Culwell-Block

This year's survey from the Educational Theatre Association also examined the impact of COVID-19 on school theatre departments.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Women Warriors: Monologues for Girls Who’ve Got Bite by Performerstuff

Women Warriors: Monologues for Girls Who’ve Got Bite Amanda Grace July 20, 2020 I was halfway through my undergraduate degree, sitting amongst piles of plays in the third-floor stacks…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Playing Anger: Enraged Speeches That Actually Go Somewhere by Performerstuff

Playing Anger: Enraged Speeches That Actually Go Somewhere Written by: Amanda Grace July 13th 2020 Yelling at the top of your lungs can feel empowering to you, but it tends to leave ca…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Andrew Lippa Joins Us Live to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated composer will discuss creating The Wild Party, The Addams Family and more at 1 PM ET.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Monologues for Those Who Have Gone a Little Mad by Performerstuff

Monologues for Those Who Have Gone a Little Mad Written by: Amanda Grace June 29th A break from reality can be nice, but a break with reality can be even better. From giggle-inspiring …

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Strong Monologues From Everyday Superheroes by Performerstuff

Strong Monologues From Everyday Superheroes Written by: Amanda Grace June 22nd 2020 Heroism isn’t all capers and capes. Here everyday superheroes exploring what it means to fight for…

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Monday, June 8, 2020

10 Monologues About LGBTQ+ Identifying Characters by Performerstuff

10 Monologues About LGBTQ+ Identifying Characters Written by Tiffany Wilkie June 2, 2020 Looking for a monologue from an LGBTQ+ identifying character? We’re here to help. Below we…

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Looking Back at Brooke Shields in Broadway's The Addams Family by Nathan Skethway

The performer, who celebrates her birthday May 31, succeeded Bebe Neuwirth in the 2010 musical.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Monologues for Characters Who Are Yearning for Change by Performerstuff

Monologues for Characters Who Are Yearning for Change Written by Amanda Grace May 27, 2020 Feeling restless? So are these characters! The desire for something different has incredible …

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Kevin Chamberlin to Appear as the Next Guest on SUNDAYS ON THE COUCH WITH GEORGE

George Salazar will welcome Tony-nominee Kevin Chamberlin to 'Sundays on the Couch with George' this Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 5pm EST/2pm PST on Youtube. Kevin is a three-time Tony nominee kn…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Michael Longoria, Billy Tighe and Kristine Reese to Join Tonight's Episode of QUARANTINE CABARET

Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), and Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu, The Secret Garden) have teamed up to present a weekly virtual cabaret series called Quarantine Cabaret. The two be…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

11 Feel-Good Monologues For These Trying Times by Performerstuff

11 Feel-Good Monologues For These Trying Times Written by: Amanda Grace Date: April 16th, 2020 Drama got you down? Chances are if you’re tired of angst and desperation, your auditione…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Andrew Lippa Talks THE WILD PARTY And A TIGER KING Musical On 'Why I'll Never Make It' Podcast

Broadway composer Andrew Lippa (THE ADDAMS FAMILY, BIG FISH) joins Patrick Oliver Jones, host of the Why I'll Never Make It podcast, to discuss his musical work on and off Broadway, includin…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Monologues about Pregnancies that are Far From Perfect by Performerstuff

Monologues about Pregnancies that are Far From Perfect Written by Amanda Grace Date: April 22nd, 2020 Pregnancy is a magical experience, sometimes. Sometimes, it’s a waking nightmare,…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Best Monologues For When You Want to Play the Fool by Performerstuff

The Best Monologues For When You Want to Play the Fool Written by: Amanda Grace Date: April 16th, 2020 It is important to be earnest, but it’s just as crucial to embrace cleverness an…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Show won't go on, but he still looks like a fuzzy Uncle Fester by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Quintin Michalski has no regrets about shaving his head for a high school musical “The Addams Family” even though the show is canceled.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

10 Two-Faced Monologues That Aren’t What They Seem by Performerstuff

10 Two-Faced Monologues That Aren’t What They Seem Written by Amanda Grace Date: April 23, 2020 Deceit and conniving are some of the most nuanced but rewarding qualities to play. If y…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

QUARANTINE CABARET Celebrates DEAR EVAN HANSEN This Week

Broadway vets Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), and Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu, The Secret Garden,) have teamed up to present a weekly digital cabaret series called Quarantine Cab…

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Monologues for Good Guys (Who are Tired of Playing Bad) by Performerstuff

Monologues for Good Guys (Who are Tired of Playing Bad) Written by Amanda Grace April 20, 2020 No one’s flawless, but these characters are trying their best. If you’re tired of play…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 4, the Western US Schools by Performerstuff

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 4, the Western US Schools Written by Michelle J. Evans April 8, 2020 This spring has definitely thrown us some major cu…

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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Addams Family on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical comedy opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre April 8, 2010.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

‘The Addams Family’ Musical Was Panned. Then It Became a Hit. by Laura Collins-Hughes

A rare show that retooled and flourished after its New York debut, the musical, a decade later, has endured in schools and through international productions.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

​Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 3, the Midwestern US Schools by Performerstuff

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 3, the Midwestern US Schools Written by Michelle J. Evans March 18, 2020 It’s March, which means that current seniors…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Prolific Broadway Standby Merwin Foard Dies at 59 by Logan Culwell-Block

The actor understudied major roles in such Broadway productions as The Addams Family, Aladdin, and Sweeney Todd.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Veteran Broadway Actor Merwin Foard Dies at 59 by Andy Lefkowitz

Merwin Foard, a multi-talented stage actor who accrued more than a dozen Broadway credits throughout his career, died on March 9 in his home state of North Carolina, according to a close fri…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

​Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 2, the Northern US Schools by Performerstuff

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 2, the Northern US Schools Written by Michelle J. Evans February 19, 2020 As a professional acting and college audition…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

10 of the Best Times SNL Found Their Inner Theatre Kid by Performerstuff

10 of the Best Times SNL Found Their Inner Theatre Kid Written by Alex Cumming February 20, 2020 SNL is no stranger to the way of theatre kids, a lot of their cast and writers come fro…

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Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Cast by JK

The original cast of Disney's Beauty and the Beast was full of newbies, seasoned players, up-and-coming stars, future Tony Award winners and even a bona fide Broadway/TV legend! What, if …

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for 9 to 5 the Musical by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for 9 to 5 the Musical Written by Tiffany Wilkie February 15, 2020 Hey, Y’all! Are you auditioning for the glorious and fun hit musical, 9 to 5, so…

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