Wednesday, June 21, 2017

VIDEO: Watch the Woman of Broadway Bares Roar in 'Feminist Studies' by Stage Tube

At Broadway Bares 2017, the patriarchy was stripped apart in Strip U's feminist studies class, which lifted the audience into a rousing frenzy to deliver the loudest cheers of the night. Wit…

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Darren Criss Made Out with His American Crime Story Producer During Hedwig by Lindsey Sullivan

Now that's how you get the part! Everybody is talking about Darren Criss, Edgar Ramirez, Ricky Martin and Penelope Cruz's splashy new Entertainment Weekly cover for Am…

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Simple Explanations of Theater Terms For Non-Theater People by Adam Szymkowicz

Simple Explanations of Theater Terms For Non-Theater PeopleHi there!  Just dipping your toe onto "the boards" for the first time?  You may hear a lot of phrases you’re unfam…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 954: Dylan Guerra by Adam Szymkowicz

Dylan Guerra Hometown: Miami, FL Current Town: NYC, NY Q:  Tell me about your upcoming shows. A:  My play "Get Hit" runs June 29th- July 8th at The Medicine Show Theater. It…

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Everything’s Goin’ Their Way: 3-D Theatrical’s New Take On Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Classic “Oklahoma!” Has Plenty Of Heart And Plenty by Leo Buck

Dawson’s direction attempts to add gravitas and deeper relevance to this musical-romance—and in this regard he has very much succeeded. What’s more, it should be noted that the Directo…

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THE KITE RUNNER – West End by Emma Clarendon

Wonderfully powerful, Giles Croft’s heartfelt production of Khaled Hosseini’s best selling novel makes a welcome return to the West End. Covering topics such as guilt, betrayal and redem…

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‘Peter Pan’ at National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai by Blouin Artinfo

National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai presents “Peter Pan,” a theatre screening from June 25, 2017 through June 28, 2017.The theatre production directed by Sally Cookson…

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‘The Brave Class’ at Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona by Blouin Artinfo

“The Brave Class” will be playing at Zumzeig Cinema in Barcelona on June 27 and July 2, 2017.This film is an experimental documentary that explores the concept of how reality can change …

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‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ at Verdi Barcelona by Blouin Artinfo

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” will be playing at Verdi Barcelona from June 23, 2017.Antonina Żabińska (played by Jessica Chastain) and her husband Dr. Jan Żabiński (played by Johan Helden…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Opinion: Julius Caesar, William Shakespeare and the Fine Art of Dissent by Andrew Walker White

It’s a classic art-imitating-life-imitating-art situation: to make a production relevant, the director decks out the cast in modern dress to create the illusion that Shakespeare was writin…

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Review: ‘The Summer Club’ at Venice Island Performing Arts Center by Deb Miller

In his banter with the audience during last night’s musical homage to Swing, Big Bands, and ‘The Rat Pack’ at Manayunk’s Venice Island Performing Arts Center, Jeff Coon, Executive Di…

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HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2017: Debauchers by Steven Morris

Debauchers Reviewed by Vanessa Cate Luciani’s Absolute Theater Through June 24 Guido Luciani’s Debauchers claims to be a sensory-somatic theatrical experience in exploration of sexuality…

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Review: War, As Told Through Poetry by Michael Block

By Michael BlockAs the program notes, Death Comes for the War Poets grapples with the full horror of trench warfare through the eyes, and words, of Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. In add…

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Review: Constellations

The audience is not allowed to turn their brains off for one minute during Nick Payne's intricate comedy-drama.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Review: Enjoy the Silence by Michael Block

By Ed MalinThis Is Normal is Matthew Freeman’s contribution to This Is Not Normal: An Arts and Activism Festival at The Brick Theater.  Freeman is a tireless innovator, so perhaps I w…

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Review: Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre by Saskia Coomber

If you want to enjoy yourself from sitting in the audience as much as the actors do in the space, Barber Shop Chronicles is the show for you. If you are wanting to witness incredibly talente…

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‘Ripe’ at Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

‘Ripe’ will perform on June 23, 2017 at Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles 8:30 pm onwards.Ripe is a Funk/Pop band from Boston, MA. It conceived because its seven members' united over one beli…

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The Green Room: What does the audience contribute to a performance? by Jon Dryden Taylor

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details… Albert

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Five reasons to see Annie by Emma Clarendon

1. The children of the cast: every single young actress on the stage throughout the show are immensely talented and have a great energy about them that brings a smile to the faces of the au…

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Ode to Leeds review – the poetry of youth by Clare Brennan

West Yorkshire Playhouse, LeedsA compelling coming-of-age story about five hopefuls set to compete in a poetry ‘slam’ competitionSmoke hazes the stage. Close to the audience, five microp…

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Julius Caesar - Where Absolute Certainty Can Be Your Undoing by (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderFew plays are as consistently topical as William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Offering a forceful lesson on the perils of blind ambition, the show is being p…

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"The Government Inspector" Triumphs by Broadwayandme

The Red Bull Theater Company has a gift for silliness. Its production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's 18th century classic The School for Scandal was one of the best evenings I had in th…

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TAJ EXPRESS – Peacock Theatre by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

A vibrantly painted backdrop hangs over the stage, with piercing blue lights reaching their fingers out to the audience. With its exuberant staging and lighting that encourages everyone to g…

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Julius Caesar - Where Absolute Certainty Can Be Your Undoing by (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderFew plays are as consistently topical as William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Offering a forceful lesson on the perils of blind ambition, the show is being p…

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Brutus, Interruptus: Protester Charges Assassination Scene In Trumpy ‘Julius Caesar’ by Jeremy Gerard

As an accomplice videotaped from the audience, a lone protester charged the stage of the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park Friday night just after a Donald Trump lookalike portraying Julius …

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Almost, Maine By John Cariani at Pacific Theatre, Vancouver by Blouin Artinfo

A production of John Cariani's ‘Almost, Maine' will be staged at Pacific Theatre, Vancouver, from November 24 2017 through December 16, 2017. Directed by Kaitlin Williams, it features…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park by Richard Seff

We are in the streets of Rome. The lights onstage bump up and immediately we are in the midst of controversy. Flavius and Marullus are admonishing the crowd to break up and get on with their…

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London Theater Reviews: Sharing Joy and Sacrifice from the Barber Shop Chair by Matt Wolf

As the cast of “Barber Shop Chronicles” gets a (simulated) trim and shave, the audience shares in the genuine, if sorrow-inflected, buoyancy of the piece.

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Photo Flash: The Jacksons Join the West End Cast of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Stage by BroadwayWorld

Last night 15 June 2017 at the Shaftesbury Theatre Jackie and Tito Jackson surprised the audience as they joined the cast of Motown the Musical after a performance of the West End hit produc…

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‘O Menino e o Mundo’ at Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona by Blouin Artinfo

“O Menino e o Mundo” will be playing at Zumzeig Cinema in Barcelona on June 25, 2017.Directed by Alê Abreu, this is a brilliant Brazilian animated film about a little boy who is on a qu…

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A Hunger Artist by Joel Benjamin

"A Hunger Artist" takes morbid subject matter and turns it into a metaphorical look at obsession and human suffering.  By focusing on one hunger artist, Luxenberg and Levin manage to make a…

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