Thursday, September 17, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Michele Brourman Interview: Curious George: Go West Go Wild by Adam Rothenberg

I just love interviewing award winning singer/songwriter Michele Brourman. Michele brings such depth to every interview we do! We last spoke in February 2020, just before the global pandemic…

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Review: Stories I May Not Tell from Best Medicine Rep by Debbie Minter Jackson

John Morogiello yearns, lives and breathes theater.   Stories I May Not Tell is a sneak peek in the mind of a playwright so stuffed with story ideas that characters and scenes cascade out …

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Monday, September 14, 2020

The Best Audition Suggestions for Seussical the Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Suggestions for Seussical the Musical – by Character  Written by Tiffany Wilkie August 20, 2020 “Oh, the Thinks You Can Think” when you let Performer Stuff’s…

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Friday, September 11, 2020

2020 Helen Hayes Awards: Outstanding Lead performer, Play – Helen, Direction, Musical, and Choreography, Play by Lorraine Treanor

This is it! The last of the live Zoom presentations of the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards. You are invited to be part of the audience. Closing in on the last of the virtual presentations of the 2…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Pulitzer Board Widens Eligibility for 2021 Drama Prize by Lindsey Sullivan

With theaters shut down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Pulitzer Prize board is updating eligibility requirements for its 2021 prize for drama. The organization announced the am…

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When the Audience Is Stuck at Home, the Play Is in the Mail by Jesse Green

That package in your hallway may be an exciting new theatrical experience. Or maybe not.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

'Not touching is the worst!': Rambert embrace a different kind of dance by Lyndsey Winship

Masking up and working in bubbles are part of the routine as the company rehearse a dark but hopeful new piece by Wim Vandekeybus Arriving at Rambert’s smart HQ on London’s South Bank, I…

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2020 Helen Hayes Awards: Outstanding New Play or Musical, Choreography and Direction of a Play by Lorraine Treanor

Closing in on the last of the virtual presentations of the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards. You are invited to be part of the Zoom audience. Tune in tonight to learn who will clear room on a shelf …

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

America’s Got Talent Alan Silva Interview For Performer Stuff Pro Series by Performerstuff

America’s Got Talent Alan Silva Interview For Performer Stuff Pro Series Written by: Mark Pawsey September 8, 2020 Performer Stuff Pro Series host, Mark Pawsey, catches up with ci…

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2020 Helen Hayes Awards: Outstanding Sound Design and Supporting Performer (Helen) by Lorraine Treanor

Night five of seven streamed presentations of the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards. You are invited to be part of the Zoom audience. Tune in tonight to meet 21 nominees and learn who will clear room …

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Sunday, September 6, 2020

REVIEW: Alex Raineri in Recital by Arts Review

A recital by pianist, Alex Raineri on a full grand, shiny, black Steinway was a wonderful way to return to QPAC. Alex brought compositions spanning three centuries to this one year we will…

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‘Takes the audience into another world of stereo soundscapes’: C-O-N-T-A-C-T – Various London locations ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

C.O.N.T.A.C.T is an opportunity to reacquaint oneself and make contact with an art form so close to so many, on a whole new level.

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The week in theatre: Beat the Devil; Sleepless: A Musical Romance – review by Susannah Clapp

Bridge, London; Troubadour, Wembley ParkDavid Hare’s explosive, first-hand coronavirus monologue, delivered by Ralph Fiennes, hits every target. And Kimberley Walsh and Jay McGuinness carr…

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Bryony Kimmings: ‘My opera is like Grayson Perry meets Gareth Malone’ by Vanessa Thorpe

The award-winning performance artist tells why she has penned a libretto starring single mums for a new BBC documentary Bryony Kimmings, the award-winning British performer behind a success…

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What to expect this autumn as UK theatres reopen by Miriam Gillinson

From the return of The Mousetrap to an abundance of monologues, theatre is making a comeback – just don’t expect an interval ice-cream It is late July, and Beverley Knight is about to si…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

C-o-n-t-a-c-t review – gripping thriller takes its audience on a pacy outdoor odyssey by Arifa Akbar

Various locations, London In this immersive, socially distanced show which the audience follows on foot, an unhappy woman meets her leather-jacket-wearing guardian angel We have been instruc…

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Going to a live indoor Second City show felt strange and unnerving — for both the audience and the performers by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The entire cast seemed nervous, writes theatre critic Carly Maga, but the atmosphere of these five people making their way through something that used to feel normal, now rendered foreign, p…

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2020 Helen Hayes Awards: Outstanding Set Design, Lead Performer in a Play (Hayes) and in a Musical (Hayes) by Lorraine Treanor

Night four of seven streamed presentation of the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards. You are invited to be part of the Zoom audience. Tune in tonight to meet 35 nominees and learn which six will clear …

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Helen Hayes Awards: Outstanding Supporting Performer – Musical (Helen), Costume Design, Adaptation, Play or Musical by Lorraine Treanor

Five Helen Hayes Awards will be handed out tonight in this, the third of seven nights of streamed presentations for the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards. You are invited to be part of the Zoom audien…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Helen Hayes Awards: Outstanding Supporting Performer – Play (Hayes), Visiting Performer, Musical Direction by Lorraine Treanor

Justin Weaks and Regina Aquino host tonight’s 2020 Helen Hayes Awards, the second of seven nights of streamed presentations, capped off with a video celebration on September 25, 2020.  Th…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Music for the Movement: Why Othello cast sings “Glory” at American Shakespeare Center by Lorraine Treanor

Before the opening and at the end of intermission of every performance at American Shakespeare Center, actors turn musicians to serenade the audience.  Usually a rousing, fun time, at the s…

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Louisville Ballet Dancers Return To Work For A Season Like None Other by Stephanie Wolf

For the audience, Louisville Ballet's 2020-2021 season will be entirely virtual. But the dancers have already started rehearsing in person — with masks, and lots of new safety protocols.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Educationist Sir Kenneth Robinson, 70 by Artsjournal

He told the audience at TED in 2006: “I believe our only hope for the future is to adopt a new concept of human ecology, one in which we start to reconstitute our conception of the richnes…

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Rob McClure, Lesli Margherita, Solea Pfeiffer, Celia Rose Gooding, More Star in Broadway Whodunit's Escape from Camp Erie August 30 by Dan Meyer

The virtual, interactive murder mystery series from Andrew Barth Feldman allows the audience to play detective.

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

“M(O)ther”, Boston Experimental Theatre by Clare Cioffero

Seven darkly lit Zoom screens containing seven performers whose faces were obscured by elaborate, creepily stunning masks. Round robin they state, “LOOK at me. Look AT me. Look at ME” in…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

OYUB: Sounding Russian Docudrama by Jessica Hinds-Bond

Documentary dramas engage the audience with social issues, and in Russia, documentary drama emerged in the late 1990s to bring attention to topics not covered in Russian mainstream news medi…

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The Show Must Go On: How 5 Summer Theatre Festivals Virtually Adapted to the Shutdown by Dan Meyer

Organizers share how technology, local resources, and a love of the audience drove them to success.

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

New Series: Audiences During the Pandemic by Artsjournal1

My goal as guest editor of Lynne Conner’s blog for the next six months is to share and respond to what I’m seeing happening during this crisis through the lens of the audience. Every day…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Exercises In Imagination: How Bay Area Actors Craft Their Performances on Virtual Stages

by Jean Schiffman When Leigh Rondon-Davis first directed on a Zoom platform (Eleanor Burgess?s two-hander The Niceties at Shotgun Players), the actors were asking questions …

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Stars & Cars Cinema by Sandi Durell

  Brierpatch Theatricals (Laura Cronin/Scott Newsome, Producers) is pleased to announce “Stars & Cars Cinema” an outdoor cinema experience for the whole family beginning Thursda…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Dreamstage – A New Virtual Concert Hall by Artsjournal

The design of Dreamstage simulates a traditional live event with virtual ticket offices, an entrance for the audience, artistic entrance, and a post-performance lounge. Ticket proceeds will …

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