Friday, October 19, 2018

BRAT KIDS CARNIVAL Boogies On Down In Leicester Square by BroadwayWorld

A fantastic cast are lined up to star in BRAT KIDS CARNIVAL, as it arrives in London for the first time in November The acclaimed high-octane children's show, headlines the children's live s…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Photo Flash: First Look at Artwork for TRUE WEST, with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO will soon present a new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony amp Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama TRUE WEST, directed by James…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Déa Julien by Zack Calhoon

Déa Julien-West Side Story 1st Nat’l Tour (Rosalia / dir. Arthur Laurents & David Saint). New York: STET (Abingdon Theatre / Tony Speciale), Intimacy (Th…

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

IRONY by John Simon

The text today is irony, from the Greek for dissimulation, as I learn from J. R. Cuddon’s marvelous book (more about that anon), from which I quote the following, enough for an initial def…

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How The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati Rescued Superman by Mark Peikert

TCT's newly revised and streamlined version of It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman will play October 6–15.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Broadway Balances America Invites You to Get to Class with the Cast of School of Rock by Ryan Gilbert

Broadway Across America’s Telly Award-winning collaboration with The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, continues season five of the five-part serie…

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Children reveals how a history of inaction changes our environment by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The Canadian Stage’s season opener is high-stakes theatre that fuses the destruction of the earth with the destruction of ourselves.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Review: The Pianist of Willesden Lane, a mother’s story told by her daughter through words and music by Jon Jon Johnson

Mona Golabek has adapted The Pianist of Willesden Lane from her book The Children of Willesden Lane, written with Lee Cohen and performs it alone on stage. Golabek’s presence as she recal…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

BRAT KIDS CARNIVAL Live Show Arrives At Christmas In Leicester Square by BroadwayWorld

For the first time, London welcomes the acclaimed high-octane children's show BRAT KIDS CARNIVAL, headlining the children's live shows in the magical Spiegeltent, at Christmas in Leicester S…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Art abounds: Sac Open Studios branches out in 13th year, features 250 artists

When the children trickled into her art studio at The Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex last year, Deborah Pittman had a surprise in store: they would be coloring ceramics with … Click …

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Charlie Sheen Claims Bankruptcy by Blouin Artinfo

Charlie Sheen has been on a downward spiral since quite some time now. Be it his acting career, his substance abuse problems and his health crisis; nothing seems to be going right for this o…

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Four Golden Ticket winners and other Charlie cast announced by Matt Edwards

This morning, the producers of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory announced casting for four of the Golden Ticket winners, their families and the ensemble cast for the upco…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Days to Come by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

"Days to Come" fills in the gap in Hellman’s career between her first play, the controversial "The Children’s Hour," and the immediate successors, the hugely commercial hit and often rev…

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Sing-along “The Sound of Music” at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

As part of Hollywood Bowl’s Special Concerts, the hills of LA come alive again with a special night of singing with friends, old and new on September 22. Get ready to sway to the tunes of …

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Monday, August 27, 2018

“Days to Come” at the Beckett on Theatre Row by Richard Seff

Lillian Hellman first conceived the idea for this play in 1930 but did not complete it and only went back to it five years later following her first production, the successful “The Childre…

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Review of ‘Days to Come’ by Mark Dundas Wood

Lillian Hellman’s Days to Come (now at the Mint Theater Company) was not a success when it premiered in New York in 1936. In fact, this second play of the Hellman canon (after The Children…

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Review: A Revival of Hellman’s Lesser-Known ‘Days to Come’ at the Mint Theatre by Miles Harter

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, August 27, 2018 Days to Come is a lesser celebrated play by Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), one of the most renowned dramatists and screenwriters of the 2…

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BWW Review: The Mint Revives Lillian Hellman's Intriguing Labor Drama DAYS TO COME by Michael Dale

Perhaps if Clifford Odets' landmark pro-union drama, WAITING FOR LEFTY, hadn't opened the year before,Lillian Hellman's 1936 labor drama, DAYS TO COME, the sophomore Broadway effort of the p…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Days to Come Review: Lillian Hellman’s Flop about Labor Strife and Failed Love by New York Theater

Lillian Hellman herself described “Days to Come,” her 1936 play about labor strife and family conflict, as “an absolute horror of a failure.” She wrote it two years after her first B…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Studio Theatre Adds ‘The Children’ to 2018-2019 Season, Announces Cast of Season Opener by Nicole Hertvik

Studio Theatre has added a production to its previously announced 2018-2019 season. The Children, by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood, will close out Studio’s season beginning on May 1st, …

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Children Act — a gritty, soulful performance from Emma Thompson

Richard Eyre directs this overwrought adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Children’s Party: Think Tank Sessions by Arts Review

Arts and culture collide in The Children’s Party: Think Tank Sessions – a series of workshops for passionate young people by Alex Walker (House of Muchness) and Ben Landau at Arts C…

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Stoel (Chair) review – seats take the floor in spellbinding dance show by Chris Wiegand

Zoo Southside, EdinburghOrdinary chairs become monsters, vehicles and a perilous walkway in Compagnie Nyash’s gently mischievous performance for over-threesFifteen junkshop chairs enter th…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Member’s Preview of Emma Thompson-starrer “The Children Act” by Blouin Artinfo

London’s Everyman Cinema will be holding a special preview of drama film “The Children Act” exclusively for its members on August 19, 2018.Directed by Richard Eyre and produced by Dunc…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Emma Thompson Starrer ‘The Children Act’ at The Lexi by Blouinartinfo

The 2017 drama film, “The Children Act,” starring two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson, will be screened at the The Lexi Cinema, London, on August 24. “The Children Act” is a dra…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

“Hansel and Gretel” at LA Opera, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

“Hansel and Gretel” will be on stage at LA Opera, Los Angeles. The opera stars  Susan Graham.“The beloved fairy tale comes to the operatic stage with 12-foot-tall creatures, fanta…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

The Everywhere Bear review – Julia Donaldson's little hero captivates its tiny audience by Miriam Gillinson

Polka, LondonRebecca Cobb’s original illustrations are elegantly woven into the design of this thoughtful yet unshowy adaptationThe Everywhere Bear sits on a shelf in Class One. He’s so …

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Roger Bart and Ali Stroker Join Cast of “Annie” by Blouin Artinfo

The casting has been announced for Michael Arden’s upcoming Hollywood Bowl production of the musical “Annie,” which runs from July 27 through July 29, 2018.Web magazine TheaterMania ha…

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CMT San Jose Celebrates 50-Year Legacy with Alumni-Choreographers

When people hear that the Children?s Musical Theater in San Jose finds a role for every student who tries out, they have a couple reactions, says Kevin Hauge, who has been the company?s arti…

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff Cast in Upcoming Season The Walking Dead by Ruthie Fierberg

The Children of a Lesser God star will join season nine for a multi-episode arc.

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Muriel's Wedding, Beautiful, The Children Triumph at 2018 Helpmann Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A variety of Australia stars and creatives were honored for their stage work during the 2018 Helpmann Awards annual ceremony, held at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on July 15. Broadway-alum s…

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