Tuesday, July 27, 2021

"32 Acres" Trailer by Center Theatre Group

Join our soundwalk for the Los Angeles State Historic Park, now through September 29, 2021! As we begin to leave our homes again and venture into public space after a year of isolation, imm…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:48PM

The Two Character Play review – hermetic sibling psychodrama by Arifa Akbar

Hampstead theatre, London Tennessee Williams’s play within a play uses ingenious artifice, as its actor brother and sister perform their way into madness, but locks out the audience There …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:03AM
Monday, July 26, 2021

Word Up! Live: Oral Traditions with Bibi Mama by The Old Globe

Friday, July 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Guest: Bibi Mama Community guests: Claire Simba, Ric Scales, Eboni Harvey, and Miki Vale Description: The interactive Mad Libs–style collaborati…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:12PM
Sunday, July 25, 2021

‘Engaging, entertaining & challenging’: SIREN (Online review) by John Chapman

Viper Squad writer James Dillon’s new show Siren takes the tropes of the sci-fi horror genre (there’s a heavy debt to Alien here) and throws the audience into the middle of the action.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Saturday, July 24, 2021

Curtains reopen on Shaw and Stratford festivals with outdoor productions of “The Devil’s Disciple” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Theatre under the canopies allows producers to make full use of the audience space in ‘joyful, satisfying heartbreaking’ return

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 01:18PM
Friday, July 23, 2021

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:53AM
Sunday, July 18, 2021

July 24-27 @ 7:00 pm Tony Nominee Adam Pascal @ F54 by Cabaret Hotspot!

ADAM PASCAL @ FEINSTEIN’S 54 BELOW Saturday, July 24th, Sunday, July 25th, Monday, July 26th & Tuesday, July 26th @ 7:00 pm Tony nominee Adam Pascal returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:05AM
Friday, July 16, 2021

Experience: I was stabbed while playing Hamlet by Conor Madden

The audience thought it was part of the play and gave us a round of applause. I remember thinking I was about to die When I was cast in a travelling production of Hamlet in 2011, I was very …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48AM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Call Answered: Charlotte Morris: Singer, Songwriter, Songs For My Next Ex, Actress, Musical Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Charlotte Morris is a singer/songwriter on the rise who taught herself to play numerous instruments (the guitar, piano, melodica, ukulele, banjo, acoustic bass guitar and mandolin). Charlott…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 12:06AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Working in the Theatre: Ratatouille The Musical on TikTok by American Theatre Wing

It’s the viral phenomenon that ignited the TikTok theatre scene when most theatre went dark. Ratatouille the Musical, a show completely sourced online by songwriters and creators around th…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:42PM
Sunday, July 11, 2021

The week in theatre: Constellations; Extinct review – the stars are aligned by Susannah Clapp

Vaudeville; Theatre Royal Stratford East, LondonThe first two of four new casts work their magic differently in Nick Payne’s irresistible multiple realities play. And April De Angelis make…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM
Friday, July 9, 2021

Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings) by Joel Benjamin

In what might just be the best stage role of her career, Jackie Hoffman plays the multi-faceted Ariana in E. Dale Smith’s "Fruma-Sarah (Waiting in the Wings)" at Nancy Manocherian’s the …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 12:00PM
Thursday, July 8, 2021

Review: Ann Dowd's Fearless Battle Through a Choose-Your-Own Enemy of the People

Dowd stars in Robert Icke's new Ibsen adaptation, which asks the audience to vote on the direction of the story.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:42PM

Samuel Beckett: Cascando review – existentialist stroll around the Barbican by Miriam Gillinson

Barbican, LondonThe walkways and pools of the London arts centre shimmer with possibility in this promenade adaptation of a radio play There’s nothing like a stroll to get the synapses whi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM
Sunday, July 4, 2021

Call Answered: Jeffrey Schmelkin Interview: Composer, Lyricist, The Parts I Keep Inside at The Triad NYC by Adam Rothenberg

Jeffrey Schmelkin is a rising composer/lyricist who recently graduated from Hofstra University. His latest song cycle, The Parts I Keep Inside, produced by Rye Entertainment will be premieri…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 01:54AM
Friday, July 2, 2021

Hundreds of dancers perform living flipbook to open Manchester international festival by Alex Mistlin

Sea Change by French choreographer Boris Charmatz saw professional and amateur dancers perform unique ‘funny, awkward movements’ This year’s Manchester international festival opened wi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:36PM

Bloody Elle review – a joyful solo show buzzing with live-gig energy by Catherine Love

Royal Exchange theatreLauryn Redding weaves the musician’s swagger with the storyteller’s confiding tone to depict a thrilling summer of love One of the reasons we go to the theatre is t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:24AM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Review: In ‘Enemy of the People,’ Water and Democracy Are Poisoned by Jesse Green

Ann Dowd stars in a contemporary rewrite of Ibsen’s play that forces a community, played by the audience, to make a series of fateful choices.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:32PM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Lucinda Childs: ‘In the US, my work wasn’t something people could deal with’ by Lyndsey Winship

From being taught by Merce Cunningham to collaborating with Philip Glass, the choreographer who helped shape the New York dance scene – now ‘81 on paper’ – looks back “There was a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:12PM

Kit Harington to Headline Henry V & More Set for Reopening London's Donmar Warehouse by Lindsey Sullivan

London's Donmar Warehouse has set its reopening season. After completing a major renovation, the theater will reopen in September with Inua Ellams’ audience-led poetry event Search Party.…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:24PM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

The Jungle Book review – vivid adaptation takes best of book and film by Clare Brennan

Grosvenor Park Open Air theatre, ChesterNeither too Disney nor too Kipling, this witty staging also carries an ecological message Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera – Kipling may have created them b…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
Friday, June 25, 2021

"Rise & Shine" - Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

#BroadwayBares: Twerk from Home: Rise & Shine Donate to Team Rise and Shine: https://donate.broadwaycares.org/team/361972 To kick off the show, Jay Armstrong Johnson jumped on his stationar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:36PM

Outlier review – the spirit of Kerouac reaches the West Country in superb drama by Mark Fisher

Bristol Old Vic and onlineMalaika Kegode embraces audiences with her warm, honest poetry, backed by musicians Jakabol – but her true-life tale quickly takes a dark turn A sense of homeline…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

‘Under Milk Wood’ Review: Michael Sheen Stars in a Tender but Fitful Reimagination of Dylan Thomas by Gordon Cox

“We are paying you to stay awake and care.” That sounds like an admonition to the audience at the National Theatre’s new production, “Under Milk Wood.” But in fact it’s sensible …

SOURCE: Variety at 07:01PM
Monday, June 21, 2021

Future Cargo review – sci-fi show reflects these strange times back to us by Sanjoy Roy

Lowry, SalfordThree androgynous, silver-clad dancers loop and glide through a retrofuturist sealed set in Requardt and Rosenberg’s spaced-out touring production Shows that are distributed …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36PM

‘I Needed It’: A Well-Timed Outdoor Theater Opens on Little Island by Julia Jacobs

The island’s first performances, by Broadway Inspirational Voices choir, were post-pandemic catharsis for both the singers and the audience.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:54PM
Sunday, June 20, 2021

‘Pulling the audience into the story’: CHARLOTTE BRONTE SNARES THE SUITOR – Brighton Fringe (Online review) ★★★★ by Louise Penn

Lemon Squeeze Productions and Feegle Films return to the Brontë family, following At Home With The Brontës, for their latest production online at the Brighton Fringe, Charlotte Brontë Sna…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Saturday, June 19, 2021

Atalanta Forever review – she shoots, she scores! by Clare Brennan

Piece Hall, Halifax; now touringAmanda Whittington’s new play is a stirring account of a Yorkshire women’s football team playing on despite FA opposition in the 1920s The sky above the e…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:18PM

The Alcestiad by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Aside from the unevenness of the acting, Drance’s production has no consistent tone, shifting from comedy to drama to tragedy and back again. Not all of his interesting ideas are carried t…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 02:11PM

THEATRE OF SCREAMS: TERRIFYING VIDEO SHOWS A PACK OF 30 WOLVES CHASING ACTORS ON STAGE AND LUNGING INTO THE AUDIENCE IN CHINESE THEATRE SHOW by Robert Shuman

(Jacob Bentley-York’s article appeared in the Sun, 6/18; via the Drudge Report.) Terrifying video shows a pack of 30 wolves chasing actors on stage and lunging into the audience in Chinese…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 07:50AM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

I Interview Playwrights Part 1099: Gabriel Torres by Adam Szymkowicz

Gabriel TorresHometown: Bucaramanga ColombiaCurrent Town: New York City, NYQ:  Tell me about Haus of Dust.A:  Haus of Dust is a new campaign to bring awareness about substance use in latin…

SOURCE: ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 12:03PM

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