Thursday, October 15, 2020

The 2020 Tony Award Nominations by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour October 15, 2020: For the first time in years, the Tony Awards Nominating Committee has expanded several of the acting categories. In another rare occurance, the Comm…

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel & Luis Miranda Play the Father-Son Challenge on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Luis talks about the moment he realized his son Lin-Manuel Miranda would be a performer instead of a lawyer and Lin-Manuel shares the career advice his dad gave him after college.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Jasmine & Ron Cephas Jones Make Emmy History; Additional Broadway Alums Win 2020 Emmy Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Jasmine Cephas Jones, who can be seen in the original cast of Hamilton on Disney+, earned her first Emmy Award for her performance on Quibi’s #FreeRayshawn. On Sept…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

How “Candid Camera” May Have Destroyed America by Trav S.D.

Blame Allen Funt (1914-1999). As the motive force behind Candid Camera and its predecessor Candid Microphone (1947-2014) Funt may be said to be the father of both reality television and fake…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Watch the Trailer for The Father, Based on Florian Zeller's Play by Lindsey Sullivan

The first look at Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in the film version of Florian Zeller's 2016 Tony-nominated play The Father is here. The trailer for the movie, directed by…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Watch the Trailer for The Father, Starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman by Dan Meyer

The movie adaptation of Florian Zeller's play will get a limited release later this year.

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she cana??t mak…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Mr. Broadway August 2020: Jagged Little Pill's Sean Allan Krill by JK

We have been fans ever since we caught Sean Allan Krill in the national tour of Mamma Mia! In the years since, we've also enjoyed his performance in the Kennedy Center Production of Chess, …

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Jackson Dollinger Interview: Disney Star, "Sydney to the Max" Actor, Pop Singer by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Disney star Jackson Dollinger! In our last interview we discussed his acting life. Now, we are switching gears and talking about his budding music career as …

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

How A Turkish Historical Drama Became ‘The Muslim ‘Game Of Thrones” by Artsjournal1

Ertuğrul, a five-season dizi (that’s Turkish for telenovela-crossed-with-historical-epic) about the father of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, “is now so popular that it has been dubb…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Ebrahim Alkazi (1925-2020): A Lodestar In India’s Arts Firmament by Gayatri Sinha

Alkazi was not just the father of modern Indian theatre, but a pioneer who pushed the frontiers for all the arts. In a tense moment in the play Tughlaq, the Arab historian Barani seeks to g…

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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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