Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at Walkersville High School by Rick Weldon

From Bert the chimney sweep’s offstage introduction of the Bank’s stately home on London’s Cherry Tree Lane, the audience at Walkersville High School’s auditorium knows there’s mag…

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Cappies Review: ‘All Shook Up’ at Albert Einstein High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Ben Beriss of Montgomery Blair High School. When guitar playin’ roustabout Chad comes to a small town more conservative than the one Ren McCormack moves to, he sha…

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Come From Away's Jenn Colella on Covering for Idina Menzel, Her 'Embarrassing' Tattoos & More by Broadway.com

Come From Away standout Jenn Colella on bringing her theater love from a garage to the Great White Way, what it's like to have the real-life woman she plays in the audience and her love …

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Acts of Violence and Meditations on Grief in "When It's You" and "On the Exhale" by Broadway & Me

Mass shootings are now so commonplace that they've spawned a whole subgenre of theater. Over the past decade I've seen The Columbine Project and The Library, both based on the 1999 massacre …

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‘The Wharf Revue 2017’ at Wharf 1 Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company by Blouin Artinfo

A comedy show entitled “The Wharf Revue 2017” will be presented at the Wharf 1 Theatre of Sydney Theatre Company will run from October 24 through December 30, 2017. Written and comp…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Don Juan in Soho review – David Tennant dazzles as a desolate hedonist by Michael Billington

Wyndhams theatre, LondonTennant brings a beguiling, fleet-footed charm to Molière’s libertine, reinvented as DJ in Patrick Marber’s subversive updateDavid Tennant stars as the rutting r…

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BWW TV: Watch John Leguizamo School the Audience in LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld TV

The Public's New York premiere of Latin History for Morons, created and performed by John Leguizamo, and directed by Tony Taccone, opened last night Off-Broadway. Watch highlights from the p…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 921: James Bartelle by Adam Szymkowicz

James Bartelle Hometown:  Both of my parents were in the military and they were divorced so my brother and I moved around a lot. We mostly took up residence in San Antonio, TX. We als…

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Theatre News: A Little Yankee Ingenuity at Aldersgate Church Community Theater by Self-Post News

By Guest Author, Wes Cobaugh. “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” a 1941 adaptation by John G. Fuller of the 1889 Mark Twain novel now running at Aldersgate Church Community…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

"The New Yorkers" - Less than a full meal, but still quite delicious by Noreply@blogger.com (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderIllicit liquor flowing by the barrel, gangsters who won't stay dead after being shot, high society folks with low moral standards, tap dancing cops with machine gun…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 920: Lauren Wimmer by Adam Szymkowicz

Lauren Wimmer Hometown: Milwaukee, WI Current Town: Pittsburgh, PA Q:  Tell me about Divorce Party. A:  Melanie and Eugene, a freshly divorced couple, decide to throw a party …

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PRODUCTION: Latin History for Morons

In Latin History for Morons John Leguizamo schools his son—and the audience—on the marginalization of Latinos in U.S. history and the vital roles they played in building this cou…

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Uncovering Ann Kron. Director and actor discuss Well at 1st Stage by Keith Loria

When Audrey Bertaux takes the stage as Lisa Kron at the beginning of Well, being staged at 1st Stage, her character will explain to the audience that the play is not “about my mother and …

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Amanda Lepore on Her New Book, Celebrity Dates & Caitlyn's Lesbianism by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoAmanda Lepore is a trans icon, party hostess, photographers’ muse and now a book. The New Jersey-born answer to Marilyn Monroe, Lepore is the subject of Doll Part…

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Mad Libs Live!’ at Red Branch Theatre by Pamela Steinik

“Mad Libs Live!” lets the audience fill in the blank. The musical, featuring four high school kids competing for the title of Teen Superstar, uses adjectives, adverbs, nouns and …

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One Love: the Bob Marley Musical review – tricky tribute to a mighty talent by Lyn Gardner

Birmingham RepTerrific performances turn Marley’s songs into a great night out, despite the elusive singer emerging as an ambivalent characterClearly made with love by writer and director,…

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: Wakey, Wakey by Lauren Yarger

Wakey, WakeyWritten and Directed by Will EnoSignature Theatre CompanyExtended through April 21By Lauren YargerWhat's It All About?A man named Guy (Michael Emerson), who really is "every guy,…

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SOCIAL: Is Kelli O'hara Returning to Broadway in KISS ME KATE? by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld has learned that last night at a concert in Norfolk, Virgina Kelli O'hara hinted to the audience that she might soon be returning to Broadway in a revival of KISS ME, KATE. Aud…

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Performeteria by Doug Marino

 A very interesting concept to promote off-off-Broadway. Multiple theatre comanies perform skits and short performances in a large space where the audience roams around and sees differe…

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Review: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre by Alyssa Denton

I don’t think this is Virginia anymore, Mount Vernon Community Children’s Theatre’s production of The Wizard of Oz transported the audience from Munchkin Land to the Emerald City all …

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Exclusive! Malia Obama Visits Broadway's Significant Other by Lindsey Sullivan

The Obamas have the theater bug! After former President Obama caught Broadway's The Price this season, his daughter Malia saw off-Broadway's incredibly immersive produ…

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The Strangest

The Strangest Off Off Broadway, Fourth Street Theater Reviewed by Ran Xia BOTTOM LINE: Inspired by Camus' The Stranger, Betty Shamieh's play invites the audience to experience a traditiona…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 919: W.M. Akers by Adam Szymkowicz

W.M. AkersHometown:  I grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, home of Bobby's Dairy Dip.Current Town: Since 2006, I've lived in New York City, which must be home to something as notable as Bo…

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People You Should Know . . . Michael Cabot by Zack Calhoon

Michael Cabot (Director of Angel) Michael is the founder and Artistic Director of London Classic Theatre, a touring company who’s productions have played to over 500,000 people at mor…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Review: The Past Echoes the Present by Michael Block

By Kaila M. StokesFeeling like you’re living in a world where your voice is not heard? Ever think that our government was never going to take us seriously unless we do something drastic? S…

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Review: Pawn Down by Michael Block

By Michael BlockJohn Cage was an American composer, music theorist, writer, philosopher, and artist. He seemed like the perfect subject for a work of theatrical art. Presented by Abingdon Th…

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‘887’ at BAM, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“887” is being performed at BAM, New York through March 26, 2017.An Ex Machina production, the play is created and performed by Robert Lepage. The play brings to life an apartment comple…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

‘The Series of Soloists/Wind Instruments’ at House of the Radio, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

House of the Radio, Paris presents “The Series of Soloists/Wind Instruments”, a classical concert on April 9, 2017 at 4 pm.The Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing two ser…

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Have Your Pie and Eat It, Too by Rick Pender

  In New York City, the Barrow Street Theatre production of Sweeney Todd (running until at least Dec. 31, 2017) truly extends beyond the normalcy of the fourth wall. More than an immers…

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Interview: “Beneath the Gavel’s” Mara Lieberman and Barbara Strongin on the Drama of the Auction House by Erin Kahn

Mara Lieberman’s new play Beneath the Gavel (from Bated Breath Theatre Company) is an immersive theater experience in which the audience members become bidders in an art auction. When…

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Tez Ilyas review – clever comedy about British National Pakistani life by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonLight-hearted but trenchant, Ilyas’s show Made in Britain keeps the audience on their toes as he focuses on what unites, rather than divides usAfter the EU referendum r…

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