Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Snow Geese by Steven Morris

The Snow GeeseReviewed by Terry Morgan Independent Shakespeare Co. Through April 9th Sharr White’s play, The Snow Geese, is clearly inspired by such classics as The Seagull and The Cherry …

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Review: The Cherry Orchard, Arcola Theatre by Dan Rubins

What is The Cherry Orchard? In 1903, Anton Chekhov responded vehemently to Stanislavski’s directorial interpretation of the play as a tragedy, asserting that, “what has emerged from me i…

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

REVIEW: The Cherry Orchard, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Matthew Lunn

By Matthew Lunn Mehmet Ergen’s production of Chekhov’s final play is thoughtful and thought-provoking, characterised by a number of terrific performances and a well-judged sense of irres…

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Cherry Orchard, Arcola Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Does Anton Chekov’s masterpiece fly or fall in this new production at the Arcola Theatre, directed by Mehmet Ergen. Here is what critics have been saying.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Arcola Theatre by Gary Naylor

The Cherry Orchard retains its power to reach across decades and tell us harsh truths about a changing world.

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THE CHERRY ORCHARD – Arcola by Carole Woddis

Terrific Revolution season, Mehmet Ergen has put together at the Arcola. Along with Gorki’s The Lower Depths, a howl of distress from the underbelly of society now sits Chekhov’s The Che…

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The Cherry Orchard review – Chekhov revival sows seeds of revolution by Michael Billington

Arcola, London Trevor Griffiths’ version of the masterpiece is staged in London for the first time in a modern-dress production implying we too are on the brink of changeThis enterprising …

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A fluid, lucid production of The Cherry Orchard at the Arcola Theatre

Trevor Griffiths’ 1977 version of Chekhov’s drama has its first London staging

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The Cherry Orchard review at Arcola Theatre – ‘stripped of its Russian soul’ by Julia Rank

Chekhov considered The Cherry Orchard, his final play, to be a comedy, even though Stanislavsky staged it as a tragedy. Certainly it’s

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Monday, February 13, 2017

BWW Interview: Conleth Hill On WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? by Marianka Swain

Conleth Hill is beloved by millions of Game of Thrones watchers as spymaster Varys, but he's also a respected theatre actor, with work ranging from The Cherry Orchard and Stones in His Pocke…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Sierra Boggess, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Javier Muñoz & More Set for Broadway Backwards by Lindsey Sullivan

What a lineup! Sierra Boggess (School of Rock), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Newsies), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton) and many more have joined the roster for this year's Broadway Backwards. As…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Tony Awards Eligibility: Committee Rules on Dear Evan Hansen, The Great Comet & More by Ryan McPhee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on January 26 for the second time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 13 Broadway productions in the 2016-17 season: The Encounter, Holi…

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Breaking: Tonys Awards Determine Eligibility for DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE GREAT COMET & More by BroadwayWorld

The productions discussed were The Encounter Holiday Inn Oh, Hello on Broadway Heisenberg The Cherry Orchard The Front Page Falsettos Les Liaisons Dangereuses Natasha, Pierre amp The Great C…

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Monday, January 23, 2017

THE LOWER DEPTHS – Arcola Theatre by Ian Foster

The Arcola launch their Revolution Season, marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and exploring its considerable impact, with a new production of Gorky's The Lower Depths pl…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Lower Depths review – Gorky's down-and-outs lost in drink and dreams by Michael Billington

Arcola, London A cast of 18 bring the Russian writer’s drifters and derelicts vividly to life in a production that captures his blend of compassion and crueltyMaxim Gorky’s 1902 play is …

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Top 10 of 2016: US edition by Nicole Serratore

In 2016 I promised myself I would cut back on theater.  I saw 90 less shows in 2016 (180) than I did in 2015 (270).  <pats self on the back>Here are the 10 shows which made m…

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

On my radar: Hugh Skinner’s cultural highlights by Kathryn Bromwich

The W1A and Fleabag actor on the weird humour of Julia Davis, lovely but lethal sandwiches, and Nina SimoneHugh Skinner attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (Lamda) before b…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Olivier Winner Janie Dee & More Tapped for Penelope Skinner's Linda Off-Broadway; Full Cast & New Dates Announced by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Olivier Award winner Janie Dee is set to play the title role in off-Broadway's Linda, which marks playwright Penelope Skinner's Manhattan Theatre Club return following her p…

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Etcetera by John Simon

So now we have “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1912,” transferred after a hiatus to Broadway and ensconced at the Imperial Theater, in a grandiose setting it does not really de…

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Oh, What a Week for Jersey Boys & Its Musical Cousin A Bronx Tale by Ryan McPhee

Jersey Boys ends its 10 plus-year stint on Broadway on January 15, 2017, but for now, they're hanging on to what they've got. The Tony-winning jukebox musical leapt to seven figures …

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

The Cherry Orchard, with Diane Lane, Closes on Broadway December 4 by Olivia Clement

Anton Chekhov’s classic play was adapted by Tony winner Stephen Karam and directed by Simon Godwin.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Spotlight on: "The Cherry Orchard"

A new production of Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece about a family on the edge of ruin—and a country on the brink of revolution.

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Had Three Million Things to Be Thankful for this Holiday Weekend by Ryan McPhee

There may be a million things he hasn’t done, but Alexander Hamilton can at least cross off making over three million dollars in a single week. The smash hit Hamilton led the box offic…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Cherry Orchard: The World of the Play by Roundabout

Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard takes place in Russia around 1904, in the midst of one of the country’s greatest social transformations. About four decades earlier, Tsar Alexander II …

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Dear Evan Hansen Off to Strong Start at Box Office by Broadway.com

The much-buzzed about Dear Evan Hansen began Broadway previews this week and immediately broke into our top five shows by capacity list. Bringing in a solid $804,291 over seven performances,…

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THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Enters Final Weeks on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

As previously announced,Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its revival of The Cherry Orchard on Sunday, December 4, starring Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia…

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Get a personal tour of Broadway from Joel Grey by Johnny Oleksinski

Broadway legend Joel Grey has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Tony over his more than 50-year career, but the 84-year-old actor is still adding new lines to his résumé. On Satur…

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Friday, November 18, 2016

The Cherry Orchard: Read, Watch, Listen, Do by Morgan Grambo

Immerse yourself in the world of The Cherry Orchard, with our recommended reading, watching, listening and doing lists.   TO READ Anton Chekhov: A Life by Donald Rayfield The Cherry …

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Cherry Orchard: Designer Statements by Roundabout

NICO MUHLY—ORIGINAL MUSIC The music for The Cherry Orchard needs to explode out of the music for the party in Act III, both by practical necessity and to thicken a mystery about the play: …

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Review: An Orchard of Disconnect by Michael Block

By Michael BlockThe Cherry Orchard is back. But why? Sure, thematically The Cherry Orchard resonates but why not produce a new work with the same message? Nevertheless, the Roundabout reviva…

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