Monday, May 27, 2024

Preview Broadway's Innovative New Play - THE ENCOUNTER by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42AM
Friday, February 2, 2024

Andrew Scott: sex scenes less ‘embarrassing’ for audience if one actor plays both characters by Chris Wiegand

The Fleabag star, who took all eight roles in the solo show Vanya, says intimate scenes on stage can be discomfiting for viewers During rehearsals for Andrew Scott’s solo version of Chekho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:18AM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Angelo Trofa by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Sabina Murru) ANGELO TROFA is a director and actor. He studied at the "School for actors" of Riverrun theater, where he was the pupil of one of the masters of the Italian theater…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:54PM
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Review: ’Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle’ by Griffin Theatre asks, how do relationships happen? by Chris Jones

People often end up marrying somebody they meet by chance, say on a train or a park bench, and they then spend years wondering whether the encounter was really random at all.

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Review: Lift Me Up (but Where?). A Dance of Escape and Connection. by Brian Seibert

In Kimberly Bartosik’s “The Encounter,” young performers and professional dancers navigate a world in turmoil, looking for a way out.

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Sunday, September 11, 2022

Clorinda Agonistes review – a dance of love and death on the battlefield by David Jays

Sadler’s Wells, LondonA crusader and a Saracen have a fateful encounter in this richly layered work by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, set to Monteverdi and a plangent score by Syrian-American co…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:07AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

14 of the Best Audition Cuts for Quirky Female Belters by Performerstuff

14 of the Best Audition Cuts for Quirky Female Belters Written by Tiffany Wilkie September  15, 2021 If you’re a quirky female character actor searching for the perfect belting son…

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Sunday, June 20, 2021

Stars aligned: Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah on reviving a mind-bending classic by Claire Armitstead

Eight big-name actors are rebooting the award-winning love story Constellations in London’s West End. The first couple discuss their parallel careers - and their hotly disputed encounter a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

‘Honest & intense’: NO STRINGS ATTACHED – King’s Head Theatre by Laura Kressly

It’s been 436 days since the King’s Head Theatre closed its doors due to the pandemic, but who’s counting. The theatre makes a comeback with the debut of No Strings Attached by Charles…

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Friday, March 12, 2021
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Double review – unsettling audio that turns your home into a sci-fi dystopia by Mark Fisher

Available onlineDarkfield’s eerie two-person sound experience is a gothic horror that ingeniously overcomes the usual pitfalls of online theatre ‘This is supposed to be a controlled spac…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:32PM
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

‘It places sound firmly front & centre’: THE ENCOUNTER – Complicite (Online review) by John Chapman

Simon McBurney performs this stupendous and extraordinary solo show from Complicite. Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin’s soundscape is nothing short of a triumph.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Simon McBurney’s ‘The Encounter’ Is a Wild Head Trip by David Cote

In this dazzling one-person show, Simon McBurney tells a series of nested stories about a wild ride into the depths of the Amazon.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 12:09PM
Friday, May 15, 2020

Eight Theater Openings Today: The Return of Broadway’s The Encounter. Dominique Morisseau. Caridad Svich. And, ok, CATS. by New York Theater

Below are eight “theater openings”* today, including acclaimed plays from Broadway (Simon McBurney’s The Encounter), Off-Broadway (Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline),  Off-Off Broadway…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 01:06PM
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Theatre Lockdown Special 5: A solo show for the ages, Ibsen refreshed, and yet more frolicsome cats by Matt Wolf

From a much-traveled one-man play to a continent-spanning National Theatre premiere, the theatrical week offers plenty so savour No one can accuse the gods of streaming of failing to cast a…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Simon McBurney: 'Germany understand that in a crisis you need bonds between people' by Lanre Bakare

As Complicité’s The Encounter goes online, its creator discusses the need to rebuild British culture ‘from the ground up’ The best arts and entertainment during self-isolation The be…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:18AM
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

St. Ann's Warehouse to Host Stream of Simon McBurney's The Encounter by Olivia Clement

The Brooklyn theatre has partnered with Complicité to make the theatrical experience, seen on Broadway, available online free of charge.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:19AM
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Shine review at Zoo Southside – ‘fragmented show, experienced via binaural headphones’ by Fergus Morgan

Simon McBurney has a lot to answer for. Ever since his smash-hit solo show The Encounter premiered in 2015, theatremakers have been

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 12:59PM
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

‘We need to confront the things which have vexed human beings forever’: James Martin Charlton on creating Reformation by Featured Content

"The encounter between the powerful and the powerless, and being faced with having to do all sorts of things in order to survive – this is universal." Playwright James Martin Charlton tell…

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

The Habit of Art review – Alan Bennett’s profound play within a play by Clare Brennan

York Theatre RoyalA stunning cast and unshowy direction do full justice to Bennett’s far-reaching play imagining a meeting between Auden and BrittenIt’s 1972. To the Oxford college rooms…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:06AM
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Star Christine Baranski Reveals Her ‘Cher Moment’ by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the two-time Tony winner do her best Cher impression to recreate the encounter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:35AM
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Review: The Best Short Play of Your Psast, Present, and Future by Michael Block

By Ed MalinNylon Fusion is celebrating many years of its intriguing This Round’s On Us festivals of short plays.  Their current The Best Of programs A and B at the Medicine Show Theat…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Review: The Encounter, The Barbican by Errol Kerr

A story, Simon Mcburney explains, as the lights of the theatre come up and the lights of the Barbican Centre The post Review: The Encounter, The Barbican appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Review: The Encounter at the Barbican by Ava Davies

I’ve seen it five times... Ava Davies reviews the return of Simon McBurney's The Encounter to the Barbican The post Review: The Encounter at the Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

To Celebrate Lar Lubovitch Dance Co's 50th Anniversary, Luminous Artist, Peggy Baker Reflects on Dancing with Lubovitch by The Dance Enthusiast

In To Celebrate Lar Lubovitch Dance Co's 50th Anniversary, Luminous Artist, Peggy Baker Reflects on Dancing with Lubovitch, Baker says, of her early career, "... the encounter with Lar’s d…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

NEWS: Complicite tours Pacifist’s Guide, revives McBurney’s The Encounter by Press Releases

Complicité programme for 2018 will include a reimagined version of Bryony Kimmings' musical A Pacificist's Guide to the War on Cancer and the return of the company's multi award-winning one…

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Kevin Spacey Addresses Anthony Rapp Sexual Advance Accusations, Comes Out as Gay by

Stage and screen star Kevin Spacey came out as gay just hours after Rent icon Anthony Rapp accused the Tony- and Oscar-winning actor of making a sexual advance towards him when Rap…

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Kevin Spacey Comes Out as Gay Following Anthony Rapp Accusation by

After decades of silence, stage and screen star Kevin Spacey has come out as gay, posting a statement on his Twitter account. The announcement came just hours after Broadway star Anthony Rap…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Theatre News: A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer to tour

Complicité's The Encounter also returns in their new season

SOURCE: WhatsOnStage at 07:33AM
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Spotlight On...James Godwin by Michael Block

Name: James GodwinHometown: Dallas, PAEducation: BFA fine arts Columbus College of Art and Design.Favorite Credits: I sell the dead, stake land, Big Big World Chappell's show. David Bowie's …

SOURCE: TheaterInTheNow at 05:18PM
Friday, September 1, 2017

'Lou and the Island of Siren' by Masaaki Yuasa takes a psychedelic dive by Blouin Artinfo

Big winner of the Annency Festival 2017, Masaaki Yuasa’s Lou and the island of sirens presented by the Eurozoom distributor, specializing in Japanese animation, dives in the teenage p…

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