Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Worth the hype: The Encounter is more than just an aural masterpiece by Stephanie Convery

Depth of research, technical coordination and creative experimentation help bring Amazon adventure to life“I am in your head,” says Richard Katz. His voice is, anyway. It will be there f…

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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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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Festival Fever for the Cold Theater Months by Broadway & Me

It's been cold and snowy in New York over the past few days, the kind of weather that makes even a theater lover want to stay home and snuggle up with a book or something on the DVR.The thea…

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Color Purple Pushes Da Button One Last Time, Delivering the Tony-Winning Revival Its Highest Numbers by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple played its final performance on January 8 to a thunderous house that included the Clintons, Anna Wintour and Leslie Odom Jr. While Cynthia Erivo …

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

THE ENCOUNTER Starts Final Leg of Broadway Journey This Week by BroadwayWorld

Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, begins its final week of performances on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre 252 West…

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Broadway Grosses: It's a Green Christmas on the Great White Way as Wicked Continues to Defy Gravity by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Christmas week on Broadway and the majority of productions played seven performances; two that did the full eight shows topped the frontrunners by gross—Hamilton, once again breaking t…

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Monday, December 26, 2016

Interviews: Final Bow: The Encounter's Simon McBurney on Introducing Broadway to Something Unusual

Using technology and storytelling, the new work takes audiences deep into the Amazon.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 899: Hortense Gerardo by Adam Szymkowicz

Hortense Gerardo Hometown: Middleburg Heights, Ohio Current Town: Boston Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I’m working on a coming of age play about an immigrant Filipino gir…

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Tickets Now On Sale to See Laurie Metcalf in Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 on Broadway by Broadway.com

Tickets are now available to see Emmy winner and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf and Oscar winner Chris Cooper in A Doll’s House, Part 2 on Broadway. Lucas Hnath’s revisiting of the …

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Friday, December 16, 2016

THE ENCOUNTER Enters Final Leg of Amazonian Journey on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, is now in its final weeks on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre 252 West 45th Street…

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The Holiday Season Is Some Kind of Wonderful for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Ryan McPhee

Winter, spring, summer or fall, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is a Broadway mainstay, but the winter in particular brings a particular holiday boost. The tuner, which celebrated three y…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

So you want to see a show? by Terry Teachout

Here’s my list of recommended Broadway, off-Broadway, and out-of-town shows, updated weekly. In all cases, I gave these shows favorable reviews (if sometimes qualifiedly so) in The Wall St…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Spotlight on: "The Encounter"

Inspired by real events, The Encounter follows a National Geographic photographer as he finds himself lost in a remote area of Brazil.

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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

A Sound Designer on The (Remarkable) Encounter by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Victoria (toy) Deiorio. Sound designer Victoria Deiorio reflects on her experience of Complicite’s The Encounter and its ingenious use of sound.

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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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Thursday, November 17, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 890: Steven McCasland by Adam Szymkowicz

Steven McCasland    Hometown: Dix Hills, New York Current Town: Astoria, New York Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I'm currently in the very early stages on a ne…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Kinky Boots Hits a Box Office Spike as It Enters the Land of Todrick by Ryan McPhee

YouTube sensation Todrick Hall is back on Broadway, and he's here to raise the grosses up for the long-running Kinky Boots. In Hall's second week of performances, the Tony-winning mu…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Welcome to the Jungle! Get Inside Broadway's Immersive New Show The Encounter by Broadway.com

All about Simon McBurney's Broadway mind trip through the jungle.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Monday, November 7, 2016

Broadway to NY: Vote! Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

The following 18 Broadway shows will close on Election Day, November 8, to encourage people to vote for President (All but one – those with asterisks — are performing on Monday, Nove…

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Five Burning Questions with The Encounter Creator & Star Simon McBurney

Simon McBurney talks creating The Encounter, visiting the Mayoruna people of Brazil, and more.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

'The Kid Stays in the Picture' Stage Adaptation to Debut at Royal Court Theater by Ashley Lee

'The Encounter' creator and star Simon McBurney will direct the new play, centering on the meteoric rise, fall and rise of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans.read more

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Simon McBurney on Getting Intimate in The Encounter, Playing Kreacher & Wrestling With Al Pacino by Broadway.com

Simon McBurney sits with Imogen Lloyd Webber and discusses rewiring theatergoers' brains with The Encounter, working with Brad Pitt and starring in Harry Potter.

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Simon McBurney on Getting Initimate in The Encounter, Playing Kreacher & Wrestling With Al Pacino by Broadway.com

Simon McBurney sits with Imogen Lloyd Webber and discusses rewiring theatergoers' brains with The Encounter, working with Brad Pitt and starring in Harry Potter.

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Broadway Grosses: Amidst a Box Office Dip, Hamilton Doesn't Throw Away Its...You Get the Point by Ryan McPhee

In a week when most shows took a dip (or—in some cases—a plunge), Hamilton continues to rise up (time to take a shot). The Tony and Pulitzer-winning musical was up nearly a quart…

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Video Flash: EXCLUSIVE: How Simon McBurney Builds Imagination in The Encounter

The Broadway storyteller pulls back the veil on his solo show.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Spotlight On...Noam Shapiro by Michael Block

Name: Noam ShapiroHometown: New York CityEducation: I attended the Bronx High School of Science and then double majored in History and Theater Studies at Yale. Coming out of Bronx Science, I…

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