Saturday, August 1, 2020

10 Monologues for Any Gender by Performerstuff

10 Monologues for Any Gender Written by: Amanda Grace July 28, 2020 The gender binary is reductive, boring, and restrictive- in short, so two-thousand-and-lame. Whether you’re a nonb…

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The Clever Mysteries of “The Headlands” by Broadwayandme

Christopher Chen’s intriguing memory play The Headlands works on so many levels that it’s hard for me to keep track of all of them. It starts out as a crime procedural centered around …

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Monday, June 22, 2020

The Forde Family in Films by Trav S.D.

Today we write of a family that figured in films for a time. The father, Arthur Forde (sometimes billed as Arthur Hanna Ford, 1871-1952) would prove to be the most minor. Originally from Pl…

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Call Answered: Sugar Jones: "No Patience" singer/songwriter by Adam Rothenberg

Sugar Jones is a singer/songwriter whose love for music flows through her bloodline. Sugar has already worked in the studio with Pharrell Williams, Harvey Mason Jr., Ludwig Göransson, and S…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Street Play “Sheher-e-Naqab” Brings Awareness About Coronavirus by Neeraja Murthy

Originally a street play, Sheher-e-Naqab was put together by Pune-based group Swatantra Theatre. The scene opens with a man wearing a mask reading news related to Coronavirus in a newspaper…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

VIDEO: Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson Team Up for BLUE: THE FATHER

What is it like to be both a black father and a police officer in America? Kenneth Kellogg, a D.C. native who plays The Father in Blue, learns lessons from a police officer.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Paterson Joseph: ‘The worst thing anyone's said to me? You're thick’ by Rosanna Greenstreet

The actor on eyebags, his worst job, and trying to be cool by a pool Born in London, Paterson Joseph, 55, trained at Lamda and went on to perform for the RSC and the National Theatre. His fi…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

The Father review - Alfred Molina is tremendous in Florian Zeller’s tragic farce by Chris Wiegand

Pasadena Playhouse, Los AngelesThe actor brings out the dark humour in Zeller’s modern classic about a man with dementia, fluctuating from absurdity to despair in a heartbeat It is more t…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

The Father by Lara Altunian

The post The Father appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

How Beetlejuice's Adam Dannheisser Balances Playing a Dad in the Show and in Real Life by Diep Tran

The Beetlejuice cast album has just hit 200 million streams in the United States and 350 million streams globally, making it the most streamed cast album of the 2018-19 season. When Beetleju…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, now through March 1,…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: André De Shields Honors Vaudeville's 'Eminent Performer,' John 'Bubbles' Sublett by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater artists who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those t…

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The Father, Starring Alfred Molina, Begins February 5 at Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Meyer

The three-time Tony nominee plays André in Florian Zeller’s drama about Alzheimer’s disease.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Rep Stage becomes the first company to announce its 2020-2021 season by Tim Treanor

Love and death, murder and ghosts will raise their occasionally ugly but dramatically satisfying heads in Rep Stage’s 2020-2021 four-play season, the company announced Friday. The Rep Stag…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

MUSICAL OF THE MONTH: Applause: The Cast by JK

This week, let's take a look at the people who were in the Musical of the Month - the multiple Tony nominated company of Applause. Among them are once and future TV and movie stars, legends …

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Philip Astley: Father of the Modern Circus by Trav S.D.

Today we celebrate Philip Astley (1742-1814), generally acknowledged to be the father of the modern circus, and by extension, one could argue, all the modern variety forms, be it vaudeville,…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

George Dolenz: Monkee Mickey’s Dad, Also an Actor by Trav S.D.

A little known fact: the father of the Monkees’ Mickey Dolenz was a Hollywood actor himself. George Dolenz (Jure Dolenc/Giorgio Dolenz, 1908-63) was a minor figure to be sure, but he appea…

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal to produce and star in FUN HOME film by Gabi Bergman

Earlier this week, it was announced that a Fun Home film adaptation is in the works, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Sam Gold attached as creatives. Gyllenhaal is set to star as Bruce Bechdel, the …

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The Screen Career of Raggedy Ann and Andy by Trav S.D.

There is something charmed about the fact that Johnny Gruelle (John Barton Gruelle, 1880-1938) was born of a Christmas Eve (in spite of his having a name that makes him sound like a spiritua…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

For National Day of the Horse: John Bill Ricketts, Father of American Circus by Trav S.D.

It’s National Day of the Horse, a more fitting occasion than you may know on which to celebrate John Bill Ricketts (1769-1800), long venerated as the Father of the American Circus. The ins…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

See Who’s Joining Alfred Molina in The Father at Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Meyer

The Florian Zeller play begins performances February 5, 2020.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tony And Emmy Award Winning Actor Ron Leibman Dies At 82 by Richard Gonzales

Leibman, who played a wide range of roles in films, the stage and television, is perhaps most popularly known for his role as the father of Jennifer Aniston's Rachel Green on Friends.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Wild Goose Dreams review – an internet liaison complete with visions by Clare Brennan

Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal BathHansol Jung’s tale of two lonely Koreans who meet online is witty but overstuffed with ideasWe are in Seoul. Guk Minsung is a “goose father”, one of t…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

BWW Flashback: THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM Concludes Broadway Run Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award® nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-ti…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Elsa & Anna on Screen, Lansbury & Lavin on Stage Spark Our 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of November 18 to 24 by Kathy Henderson

It’s another great week for strong female characters, with Frozen 2 arriving on the big screen and stage greats Angela Lansbury and Linda Lavin lighting up benefit staged readings, plus To…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Holland Taylor Will Star in L.A. Premiere of ANN at Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announces the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from Ma…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM Will Play Final Two Weeks Through November 24

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Height of the Storm, written by Tony Award® nominee Florian Zeller (The Father), translated by two-time Tony Award Winner Christopher Hampt…

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Season review – chutzpah and charm in New York romcom by Clare Brennan

New Wolsey theatre, IpswichNewcomers Jim Barne and Kit Buchan have written a classic Christmas romance enhanced by confident production “Even impossible dreams come true,” sings the wond…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Little Miss Sunshine by Arts Review

Based on the Academy Award-winning film, New Theatre presents, as their last show for the year, James Lapine and William Finn’s Little Miss Sunshine in a Sydney premiere season from 12 Nov…

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