Monday, February 19, 2024

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: a grand masterpiece and an ordinary family drama by Michael Billington

Eugene O’Neill’s mighty drama, returning to the West End with Brian Cox and Patricia Clarkson, has drawn generations of stage greats and casts its spell with a story we can all recognise…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:02PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Mamma Mia! by Mirvish Productions

A MOTHER. A DAUGHTER. 3 POSSIBLE DADS. AND A TRIP DOWN THE AISLE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36AM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

MAMMA MIA! | Aug. 13–Sep. 1, 2024 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/theater/2023-2024/mamma-mia/ A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on a Gr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Sunday, December 17, 2023

The week in theatre: The Little Matchgirl and Happier Tales; Cold War; Pandemonium – review by Susannah Clapp

The Lucky Chance, Frome; Almeida; Soho theatre, LondonThere’s a puppet but no happy ending at Emma Rice’s fine new Somerset venue; Elvis Costello soundtracks a postwar Polish love story;…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:02AM
Sunday, December 3, 2023

‘I studied the play in school – I hated it’: Cush Jumbo and David Tennant on playing the Macbeths by Kate Kellaway

The Shakespeare virtuosos are about to share a stage in a modern-day version of the Scottish play. Fresh out of rehearsals, they discuss PTSD, childhood ambition and what makes them angry Da…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Cinderella review – festive fairytale adds a sprinkling of socialism by Chris Wiegand

Derby theatreOur heroine is a straight-talker who is not bothered about the ball but still finds romance in Annie Siddons’ lively version In her fresh version of the bridal fairytale, Anni…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Mamma Mia! San Francisco Shoutout by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:16PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Mamma Mia! | Meet & Greet by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:44PM
Monday, November 6, 2023

A Bridge Over Troubled Water in Kosovo by Steven Morris

An International Theater Festival Ponders Consequences of Bullying and Marauding  By Steven Leigh Morris “Negotiating Peace” at the Oda Theatre, Prishtina, Kosovo: Emma Andrea, Harald …

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 07:24PM
Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Mamma Mia! in San Francisco by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:22PM
Monday, October 9, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: 2013 - 2023: The Standout Performances by JK

 40 Years of Broadway: 2003-2013:The Standout Performances Over the years, I've had the great privilege of seeing some of the greatest performers in Broadway history. Some I've caught at…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:19AM
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

A Voyage Round My Father review – Rupert Everett brings soft focus to John Mortimer’s play by Arifa Akbar

Theatre Royal BathRichard Eyre’s production of the father-and-son drama has some strong performances but is too light to probe the play’s plaintive depths A fine roll call of actors have…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:25PM

For Danny DeVito and Lucy DeVito, Theatre Is a Family Business by Talaura Harms

The father-daughter duo are starring in Theresa Rebeck’s I Need That for Roundabout Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:37PM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Anupama Chandrasekhar’s “The Father And The Assassin” At The National Theatre: Vastly Compelling And Darkly Comic History Play About Indian Inde by Aleks Sierz

Nobodies who kill somebodies: let’s make a list. Okay, there’s Lee Harvey Oswald (JFK), James Earl Ray (MLK) and Mark Chapman (John Lennon). But what about the man who shot Mahatma Gandh…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 03:52AM
Monday, September 18, 2023

Sneak Peek of MAMMA MIA at the DCPA by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Get tickets at www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/mamma-mia/ A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on a Greek island paradise w…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:44PM
Saturday, September 16, 2023

alt-Hamlet by Wendy Caster

What do you get if you stir together abortion rights, cancel culture, and Hamlet, throw in hints of Becket and Brecht, and add sharp writing, excellent acting, and fabulous make-up and cost…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 09:37PM

The Father and the Assassin, National Theatre review - Gandhi's killer given an outstanding star turn by Jane Edwardes

Indhu Rubasingham's sweeping production returns to the National From the moment that the blood-stained Nathuram Godse rises out of the floor of the National Theatre's Olivier stage and deman…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 06:07AM
Friday, September 15, 2023

REVIEW: The Father and the Assassin, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Anupama Chandrasekhar's play The Father and the Assassin now playing at the National Theatre. This post REVIEW: The Father and the Assassin, National T…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:57AM

THE FATHER AND THE ASSASSIN Olivier, SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

INDIA 1948 , LESSONS FOR ALL TIME      This show  is a happy return, especially if like me you missed it last summer: the National at its best, a modern epic and warning directed with fl…

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 05:56AM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Ghost Land by Steven Morris

Andriy Bondarenko Ghost Land Translated by John Freedman with Vladyslav Hetmanenko   The Butterfly Iura, a Ukrainian soldier (male, 20s – 40s) Iuliia, Iura’s girlfriend/lover (female, 2…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 07:54AM
Monday, August 14, 2023

Mamma Mia! | National Tour Preview by Broadwaysf

MAMMA MIA! returns to San Francisco from December 5–10, 2023 at the Golden Gate Theatre. A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads.  And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!  Set …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:30PM

A SUMMER’S NIGHT OF JEROME KERN by Sandi Durell

By Ron Fassler . . . When it comes to the Great American Songbook, there’s a special checkmark next to the name of composer Jerome Kern (1885-1945). Considered by peers like George Gershwi…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 12:40PM
Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for National Theatre Return of The Father and the Assassin by Andrew Gans

Indhu Rubasingham directs Anupama Chandrasekhar’s gripping play about the murder of Mahatma Gandhi.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:04AM
Friday, July 21, 2023

Crossed Paths: In “Port of Entry” the Albany Park Theater Project Uses Immersive Theater to Explore the Immigrant Experience by Mary Wisniewski

In a Northwest Side warehouse, you can visit the apartment of a Mexican family, anxious because the father has been deported. Or a multi-generation Filipino family, about to cook supper. The…

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Cast Complete for National Theatre Return of The Father and the Assassin by Andrew Gans

Indhu Rubasingham will direct Anupama Chandrasekhar’s gripping play about the murder of Mahatma Gandhi.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Saturday, June 10, 2023

WHAT’S IN A NAME? by Ron Fassler

June 10, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Between 41st and 66th streets there are forty-two legit Broadway theatres (this includes the Palace, currently under renovation an…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:59PM
Sunday, May 7, 2023

Bliss Street by Scotty Bennett

The main issue with this show is the lack of clarity in the book. Who is the play about, the father or the son? Act I is primarily a story about Paul Sub and his business ventures leading up…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 06:15PM
Thursday, May 4, 2023

Mamma Mia | August 13–September 1, 2024 by The Kennedy Center

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and ident…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:12PM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Bruna Braidotti by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Arti e Mestieri) Bruna Braidotti is a playwright, director and actress, mostly working on gender issues and local cultures. She is also President of the Company of Arti e Mestier…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:54PM
Monday, March 27, 2023

WNO's "Blue" | Mar. 22 - 25, 2023 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/wno/home/2022-2023/blue/ How do you protect a child born into danger? “Best New Opera of 2020” (The Music Critics Association of North America) Music by …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:24PM
Friday, March 24, 2023

Transformation and Transfiguration: A Review of The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing at Chicago Opera Theater by Dennis Polkow

British mathematician Alan Turing, who is the father of computer science, was primarily publicly remembered for being convicted of “gross indecency” for homosexual acts and was subject t…

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 05:06PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards