Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Ethan Hawke & Paul Dano Gear Up for Broadway Return in TRUE WEST! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present a new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony & Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:24AM
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

What's THE CHILDREN All About? The Broadway-Bound Company Explains! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Direct from an acclaimed run in London, the powerful Royal Court Theatreproduction of Lucy Kirkwood's astonishing new play, The Children, will make its American…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:32PM

The Children’s Inquiry review – exhilarating political musical about kids in care by David Jays

Southwark Playhouse Elephant, LondonSoulful anthems with hard-knock lyrics cover 150 years of British care system history in a sophisticated show from Lung theatre company We’re a long way…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:48AM
Monday, July 1, 2024

Enitan’s Game review – warm-hearted immersive children’s show from Punchdrunk by Lyndsey Winship

Punchdrunk Enrichment Stores, LondonTouching on migration stories, memory, grief and community, the story of a grandfather’s life told through a series of cryptic riddles is a charming exp…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM
Friday, June 28, 2024

Beyond Broadway: Sandra Oh Leads a Jury, Marin Ireland Debuts a Play and Cats Gets a Makeover by Darryn King and Hayley Levitt

There’s more to New York theater than Broadway—particularly right now, in the collective exhalation of the post-Tonys period. In our new column, Broadway.com will highlight the extraordi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:36AM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

THE WELKIN by Atlantic Theater

The Welkin By Lucy Kirkwood Directed by Sarah Benson May 16 – June 30, 2024 Linda Gross Theater | 336 West 20th St. We are thrilled to welcome Tony Award nominee Lucy Kirkwood (The Childr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:01PM
Sunday, June 9, 2024

What Became of Us Review. Immigrant Siblings, Quirky Choices. by New York Theater

“What Became of Us” is at heart a modest, moving two-character play about a brother and a sister, the children of immigrant parents, who tell us about each other over the course of the…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:13PM
Friday, June 7, 2024

Hangin' with the Company of THE CHILDREN on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Royal Court Theatre's production of The Children, the new play by Olivier Award winner Lucy Kirkwood (Chimeric…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:32PM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Highlights of Ethan Hawke & Paul Dano in TRUE WEST on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony & Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdonald (The Chil…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:24AM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Edinburgh international children’s festival review – sensory magic and complex ideas made fun by Mark Fisher

Various venues, EdinburghFrom a gentle exploration of tubes and spheres to a forthright examination of climate change, immersive puppetry and minimalist narrators, this is mesmerising for fa…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:12AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Meet the cast of The Welkin by Atlantic Theater

American Premiere Play THE WELKIN by Lucy Kirkwood directed by Sarah Benson May 16 – June 30, 2024 Linda Gross Theater Rural England, 1759. As the country awaits the return of Halley�…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:08PM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Neil Gaiman’s Coraline to become ‘dark, spangly’ stage musical by Mark Fisher

Playwright Zinnie Harris and composer Louis Barabbas’s adaptation of the novel will open at Leeds Playhouse and tour in 2025 Neil Gaiman’s award-winning novella Coraline is to be turned …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:12PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

City kids on the move by Marissa Oberlander

Young People’s Theatre of Chicago brings this musical adaptation of the children’s book classic Last Stop on Market Street back to Chicago in a vibrant production that packs soul, substa…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:36PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Small Acts of Daring Invention Theater Review by New York Theater

The children’s book author Dare Wright is billed as the inspiration for this unusual theater piece, although her name is never mentioned on stage. Actually, nothing is mentioned on stage. …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:19PM
Friday, May 3, 2024

Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy Cast in THE MAGIC FARAWAY TREE

tick, tick... BOOM! star Andrew Garfield and The Crown star Claire Foy will reunite in a new adaptation of the classic children's novels by Enid Blyton. In The Magic Faraway Tree, Garfield …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

REVIEW: Appropriate by JK

Review of the Wednesday, April 24, 2024 matinee performance at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. Starring Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll, Michael Esper, Natalie Gold, Ella Beatty, Graham Cam…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Meet the creative team of The Welkin by Atlantic Theater

American Premiere Play THE WELKIN by Lucy Kirkwood directed by Sarah Benson May 16 – June 30, 2024 Linda Gross Theater Rural England, 1759. As the country awaits the return of Halley…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:06AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Theatre Lab Premieres Edgy, Fun What’s Best for the Children by Bill Hirschman

Theatre Lab bravely chooses to dedicate itself to presenting new plays to South Florida audiences.  Inherent in such a bold mission is the chance of an occasional misfire.  Happily, this …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 03:42PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Spongebob Squarepants by Michael Portantiere

Original Cast, 2017 (Masterworks Broadway) The Spongebob Squarepants album — recorded following the Chicago tryout, before most of the cast transferred to Broadway — succeeds largely thr…

SOURCE: castalbumreviews.com at 11:27AM
Sunday, April 7, 2024

The Odyssey: It’s a Really, Really, Really Long journey review – dynamic retelling of Homer for all ages by Kit Buchan

Unicorn theatre, LondonBreathtaking set design and transportive music drive a family-friendly version of the epic Greek myth A teenage Telemachus sets out from Ithaca in search of the father…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Elfriede Jelinek's The Children of the Dead

By . The Segal Center presents an excerpt from The Children of the Dead, which has been recently translated into English by Gitta Honegger and published by Yale University Press.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 12:40PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Look to the Children: Youth Journalism and TeenTix L.A by Steven Morris

The post Look to the Children: Youth Journalism and TeenTix L.A appeared first on Stage Raw - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 06:41PM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Paper Bag Players Celebrate 65 Years of Making Magic Out of the Ordinary by Laurel Graeber

The children’s theater company will bring its latest production, “It’s a Marvelous Paper Bag World!,” to stages in New York this spring.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:36PM

A tail of friendship by Amanda Finn

“Sludge and slurry!” Badger (John Drea) frequently exclaims to giggles and muted repeat-backs from the littlest of audience members. Utterly enchanted, the children in this audience seem…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:00PM
Sunday, February 4, 2024

Waiting for Godot to send in more clowns | Brief letters by Guardian Staff

Circussy classics | Secondhand clothes | Curtain calls | Cold showers Lyndsey Winship’s review (Ockham’s Razor: Tess review – circus spin finds light and laughter in Thomas Hardy’s t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24PM
Thursday, January 4, 2024

Edge of the aisle seat: the case of the theatre critic who becomes a sleuth by Alexis Soloski

Countless nights spent reviewing plays informed Here in the Dark, a novel of psychological suspense in which critical faculties are essential to solving a real-life drama My first profession…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:06AM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

THE SIGNATURE SHOW – The Holiday Episode by Signature Theatre

Happy Holidays on The Signature Show! Awa Sal Secka and Teal Wicks kick things off with a rendition of Chuck Berry's "Run Rudolph Run" accompanied by Stephen Arnold, Angel Bethea, Alec Green…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:25AM
Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Paws for applause: Paddington set to star in stage musical by Chris Wiegand

After two hit movies, the children’s books hero will lead a new theatre production from the company behind Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Paddington, Michael Bond’s “very rare sort …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM
Monday, December 11, 2023

A Christmas Story by Steven Morris

The ensemble (Photo by Mandy Penn) Reviewed by Socks Whitmore Ahmanson Theatre Through December 31 RECOMMENDED It’s another snowless winter in sunny Los Angeles, and in spite of the rising…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 02:41PM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Solstice review – a shimmering, heart-on-sleeve ode to nature for children by Miriam Gillinson

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonThe storytelling may be light but this cleverly assembled playgroup-cum-theatre show for over-three-year-olds is an engaging hymn to the natural world The spe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:36PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Mark Lamos: Finding An Artistic Home —and Self —in Theatre by Frank Rizzo

Mark Lamos and husband Jerry Jones sit on the stone wall in the backyard of their colonial home on a rolling green lawn off a winding countryside road in Litchfield County.  Bella, their En…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:34PM

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