Wednesday, July 18, 2018

‘For anyone who was a fan of Ken Campbell’s work, this is must-see’: PIGSPURT’S DAUGHTER – Touring by Laura Kressly

Pigspurt’s Daughter is a kaleidoscopic, one-woman show in which Daisy Campbell takes the audience on a journey through the life of her father, the theatre legend Ken Campbell.

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LOGOS: Pretty Woman: The Musical by JK

Just last week, I lambasted Gettin' the Band Back Together for using a red/white/black combo logo - particularly when so many shows are currently using the same color combination for th…

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Feature: Young Jean Lee’s Unsafe Spaces by Parul Sehgal

The first female Asian-American playwright on Broadway takes aim at identity and watches the audience squirm.

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‘A sharply observant & compelling play’: END OF THE PIER – Park Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, End of the Pier is a sharply observant play that is transformed into a compelling production that makes the audience sit up and pay attention.

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Hollywood Bowl Park and Ride: Chatsworth Line at Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

It’s one of the favorite and most visited amphitheaters of the United States. The iconic Hollywood Bowl will now be having a brand new Park and Ride facility on the Chatsworth Line. The bo…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Mary Page Marlowe - Getting To Know You - Just Not Completely by (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderEach of us during the course of our lives will meet, work and interact with numerous people on an almost daily basis. Yet in the end, we'll never really know many o…

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The Blue Room by Sandra Mardenfeld

When David Hare's The Blue Room with Nicole Kidman was on Broadway in 1998, it seemed a thin and cliched story about sexual encounters. The Bridge Production Group at The WhiteBox Art Galler…

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Monday, July 16, 2018

So Long, Dearies! Bernadette Peters & Victor Garber Take Their Final Bows in Hello, Dolly! by Lindsey Sullivan

Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber said goodbye to Hello, Dolly! on July 15. The talents took their final bows as Dolly Gallagher Levi and Horace Vandergelder at the Shubert Theatre to incr…

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Watch Out! Trainspotting Live! Opens Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

A new show is in town and it's unlike anything you've ever seen before. Trainspotting Live! opened off-Broadway at the Roy Arias Stages on July 15 after beginning previews on July 5.…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Roko’s Basilisk’ by Ian Thal

As the audience enters to see Roko’s Basilisk produced by Reliant Theatre, they are handed not a playbill, but a flyer, whose relevance is not immediately apparent. Its text simply st…

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Love Chapter 2, Sadler's Wells, London, review: Sharon Eyal's endurance test for the audience as well as the dancers by  zoë Anderson,  zoë Anderson

The disengaged style of L-E-V's dancers may be deliberate, making a point about the loss of love, but it becomes boring to watch

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Photos and Video: Oh What A Night! Bob Gaudio Visits The Muny's JERSEY BOYS by BroadwayWorld

'Oh What A Night' indeed The real life Bob Gaudio visited the Muny's production of Jersey Boys last night, July 15. He came onstage to talk to the audience following the performance, and met…

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Boys in the Band: Still Relevant After All These Years by Nicole Serratore

(Photo: Joan Marcus)Mart Crowley’s 1968 landmark play about gay men in New York does not feel like a 50 year-old play. While the film (from 1970) version is camp and heavy-handed, this pro…

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Review: ‘Trainspotting Live’ Has (Gross) Humor but Not Enough Heart by Laura Collins-Hughes

This immersive British import at Roy Arias Stages puts a crusty toilet in the center of the audience, but it lacks the film version’s sense of seamy tragedy.

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Review: Locked Up, Tristan Bates Theatre by Saskia Coomber

The bleak setting we are met with upon arrival does well to peak the audience’s interest, as a man in The post Review: Locked Up, Tristan Bates Theatre appeared first on A Younger Thea…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review: ‘Becky’s New Car’ at Bowie Community Theatre by Darby Dejarnette

Becky’s New Car, written by Steven Dietz and directed by Ilene Chalmers, is a fourth-wall busting farce with an enormous heart. Now playing at Bowie Community Theatre, this production take…

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BWW TV: The Go-Go's Go Gaga Over HEAD OVER HEELS! by BroadwayWorld TV

Just last night, the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's took t…

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"Cyprus Avenue" is a Dead-End Street by Broadwayandme

Edward Bond's drama Saved shocked London audiences in 1965 with its depiction of a group of disaffected young people stoning a baby to death. That harrowing scene set the bar for genera…

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2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Holon!’ by Guest Author

by Isabel Echavarria Holon!, created and performed by Claire Alrich, Sarah Greenbaum, Sadie Laigh, and Meg Lowey, engages the audience in a dance and music-based performance. Rather than con…

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BWW TV: The Go-Go's Go Gaga Over HEAD OVER HEALS! by BroadwayWorld TV

Just last night, the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's took t…

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Friday, July 13, 2018

They Got the Beat! Watch The Go-Go's Make a Surprise Appearance at Head Over Heels by Caitlin Moynihan

The audience at the July 12 show of Head Over Heels got a special surprise when The Go-Go's came out after the cast's curtain call to perform some of their hit songs. Belinda Carlisl…

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Photo Coverage: Broadway's Got the Beat! The Go-Go's Perform at HEAD OVER HEELS by Jennifer Broski

Just last night, the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's took t…

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BWW TV: The Beat Goes On! The Go-Go's Take the Stage at HEAD OVER HEELS! by BroadwayWorld TV

Tonight the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's, took the stage…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

“That’s What She Said” at Royal Albert Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

This is feminism at its ruthless best. These are women hailed as firebrand feminists so you can expect blatant feminist truth, fiction, politics and poetry, with the most ferocious and intox…

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Mary Page Marlowe by Wendy Caster

Six women play Mary Page Marlowe, the titular protagonist of Tracy Letts's 90-minute one act at Second Stage Theater. I imagine that developing the show was a fascinating experience for the …

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TAHA by Arts Review

Written and performed by Amer Hlehel, TAHA is a beautiful work of theatre. Against the black of the stage floor lies a mat, gently lit. There’s a small bench on one of its corners, but it…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The One review – vicious relationship drama makes for uncomfortable viewing by Kate Wyver

Soho theatre, LondonTuppence Middleton and John Hopkins star in Vicky Jones’s play about the sadistic games of a bored coupleIn Vicky Jones’s vicious relationship drama, originally stage…

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Review of Mummenschanz’s “You & Me” by Tami Shaloum

The sounds of silence are beautiful in a spectacular new show by the playful team of Swiss puppeteers known as Mummenschanz. The wordless You & Me was created by Mummenschanz co-founder …

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Review: Mummenschanz Creates Its Own World That Draws the Audience In by Don Adkins

By Don Adkins, Managing Editor, July 11, 2018 Mummenschanz, often referred to as “The Musicians of Silence,” has returned to New York City for the first time in four years. Since its…

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“Angels in America” Tony-Winning Andrew Garfield on Emotional Rollercoaster: Interview by Patrick Pacheco

When the Tony-winning revival of “Angels in America” ends its Broadway run, it will be Andrew Garfield, as Prior Walter, who will say the last lines: “You are fabulous. Each and every …

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Rinne Groff and Marissa Wolf on Fire in Dreamland by Victoria Myers

This summer, Rinne Groff’s latest play, Fire in Dreamland, directed by Marissa Wolf, is making its New York debut at The Public Theater. Set in the days immediately following Hurricane San…

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