Saturday, February 4, 2023

TBT: Randy Newman Can't Afford to Do Theatre by Rob Weinert-Kendt

It wasn't a one-on-one, alas, but I well remember the day I was ushered into a South Coast Rep rehearsal room for a sort of four-way interview: myself, another reporter, the press rep (Crist…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 11:18AM

How to Get Student Actors to Stop Rushing by Kerry Hishon

A director friend recently sent me a message asking for advice about how to help her students with their upcoming show.  Hi Kerry,  Any tips on helping my students to slow down and stop ru…

SOURCE: Theatrefolk at 01:00AM
Friday, February 3, 2023

16 Shows to See Off Broadway in February - Catch Oscar Isaac, Parker Posey, Kara Young, a new Suzan-Lori Parks' musical and more by Raven Snook

Catch Oscar Isaac, Parker Posey, Kara Young, a new Suzan-Lori Parks' musical and more February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's bursting with exciting new Off-Broadway shows. …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

‘During my show, the audience and I will be emotionally involved’: Anita Luna The Diva invites you on the uplifting adventure that is her latest s by Featured Content

Post-pandemic, Anita Luna THE DIVA is no longer the tomboy daring to be a diva, she has fully embraced her diva status, and audiences can see how and why in her latest show Full of Shit, run…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

No Dance Schools in Anatevka: Fidler Afn Dakh’s Staś Kmieć interviewed by Hallie Chametzky by Hallie Chametzky

There is no audience. There is a community and you’re connected to the community and you’re not playing to the audience. There happens to be an audience and they’re looking through a k…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 04:06PM

James Corden HACKED During the Show by The Late Late Show With James Corden

A seemingly innocuous question and answer session with the audience takes a turn after some personal questions ends up with a phone call from the bank James definitely didn't want to get. M…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:35AM
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Amie Enriquez by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Mandee Johnson) Amie Enriquez was born and raised in New Rochelle, NY and came to Los Angeles by way of Hawaii. A graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC, Amie…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:48AM

The ladies reign supreme in ‘Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies’ by Eric Fitzgerald

Vintage Theatre production pulls out the stops for a powerful evening of song and dance The Vintage production of Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies offers a crash course in the late mu…

SOURCE: www.onstagecolorado.com at 08:49AM
Sunday, January 29, 2023

The Funny Thing About Death by Holli Harms

In The Funny Thing About Death, Kim Kalish doesn’t show the audience her stories, the moments that mean something to her; she paints them and then gives her hand to the audience to step in…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 04:13PM

THE ELEPHANT SONG Park Theatre N4 by Libby Purves and Friends

 A PATIENT TO TRY PATIENCE          It must be challenging to play a psychiatrist at work , maybe especially in Finsbury Park   where there are bound to be a few in the audience.  Yo…

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 01:11PM
Friday, January 27, 2023

‘The Smuggler’ Review: A Barman’s Rambling Yarn by Maya Phillips

The one-man show means to draw the audience into a moral quandary pitting immigrants and the American poor against each other.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:54PM
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Trap Door Theatre’s “Princess Ivona”: Piercing yet Healing by Susanna Sun

Located at the end of a long, narrow corridor, seating the audience near the stage and close to the actors, Trap Door Theatre fosters an intimate viewing experience. With a vintage and relax…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 12:31PM

Without You by Joseph Pisano

And that's the agonizing tension in "Without You;" in his lyrical responses to Larson, Rapp is well aware that it's not a back-and-forth, that Larson can't say anything more than he has alre…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 10:24AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Heaven – What Does It Mean To You? by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander  When it comes to Eugene O’Brien’s drama Heaven, the story begins and ends with the play’s final line. Presented by Fishamble, this intriguing work about p…

SOURCE: Stage Buzz at 10:24PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Working in the Theatre: Setting the Show - The Year of Magical Thinking by American Theatre Wing

The setting of a show is everything. This is especially true when telling a story about grief, loss and change. When Keen Company's Jonathan Silverstein and Obie winner Kathleen Chalfant d…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:02PM

Fun French farce ‘Boeing Boeing’ flies by fast at Reston Community Players by Kendall Mostafavi

There are plenty of laughs as everything that can go wrong does go wrong — and the audience can just relax and enjoy the mayhem.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 12:35PM
Monday, January 23, 2023

REVIEW: A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical by JK

Review of the Saturday, January 14, 2023 evening performance at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. Starring Will Swensen, Robyn Hurder, Mark Jacoby, Linda Powell, Jessie Fisher, Michae…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:24AM

Watch: THEATRE CAMP Film, Starring Ben Platt and More, Premieres at Sundance Film Festival

Theatre Camp, which stars Molly Gordon, Ben Platt, Noah Galvin, and more, recently had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was met with a standing ovation, according to vide…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:30AM
Saturday, January 21, 2023

A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical by Joel Benjamin

When the older Diamond reaches an existential breaking point, he finally stands up, stage center and takes command of his memories, experiences and his life with an intensely concentrated re…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 09:26PM
Friday, January 20, 2023

VIDEO: Jinkx Monsoon Reveals How CHICAGO Inspired Her to Start Doing Drag on LATE NIGHT

Jinkx Monsoon appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to discuss starring on Broadway in Chicago as Matron Mama Morton. Watch the interview video now, in which she discusses her f…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM

How Did We Get Here? review – Mel C’s dance debut delivers poise and intimacy by Lyndsey Winship

Sadler’s Wells, LondonThe former Spice Girl joins Jules Cunningham and Harry Alexander in a leftfield trio on a quiet, contemplative mission You couldn’t get further from Spice Up Your L…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:06AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

REVIEW: Leopoldstadt by JK

Review of the matinee performance on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at the Longacre Theatre in New York City. Featuring David Krumholtz, Brandon Uranowitz, Betsy Aidem, Caissie Levy, Aaron Neil …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:54AM
Monday, January 16, 2023

Wicked wins Audience Award | Olivier Awards 2015 with Mastercard by Official London Theatre

Wicked wins the Audience Award at the 2015 Olivier Awards with Mastercard. The Olivier Awards with Mastercard are not only world-renowned, they’re the most sought-after and highly regarde…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:19AM
Friday, January 13, 2023

Matt Moreland Immerses at Free Chapel with Help From CHAUVET Professional and 4Wall by Michael Eddy

“Anytime I create, my goal is audience immersion,” Matt Moreland says when describing his approach to lighting design. “I strive to make the audience feel as though they are part of th…

SOURCE: PLSN at 03:14PM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

William Shatner is 91 years old — Get tickets to his 11 live shows in 2023 by Matt Levy

91-year-old William Shatner has 11 shows on his 2023 "Beam Me Up Tour" where he will conduct a Q&A with the audience after a screening of his classic 1982 film "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:31PM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

“Lazarus 1972–2022” by Ping Chong by Clare Cioffero

The show Lazarus 1972-2022 is difficult to pin down. How can what a thought looks like be described? It’s this sort of impediment that does not allow for easy categorization. The show is b…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 11:46AM
Monday, January 9, 2023

Batsheva Dance Company | at The Joyce February 28-March 12, 2023 by Joycetheater

Widely recognized as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies, Batsheva Dance Company returns to The Joyce Theater with Hora, choreographed by Ohad Naharin. “A green, disquieting, …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:04PM

Alex Brightman and Elizabeth Teeter Held Signs for the Audience at Final Beetlejuice Curtain Call by Leah Putnam

See the pair and the company take their bows, and director Alex Timbers' speech at the Broadway musical's final performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM

Batsheva Dance Company | at The Joyce February 28-March 12, 2023 by Joycetheater

Widely recognized as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies, Batsheva Dance Company returns to The Joyce Theater with Hora, choreographed by Ohad Naharin. “A green, disquieting, …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:14PM
Friday, January 6, 2023

A COUPLE OF “ODD COUPLE” STORIES by Ron Fassler

Walter Matthau as Oscar and Art Carney as Felix in “The Odd Couple” (1965).January 6, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler “Can two divorced men share an apartment witho…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 07:56AM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Tonight's Performance Of A STRANGE LOOP Canceled

Tonight's performance of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop,'was canceled just as the audience arrived at the theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:58PM

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