Friday, August 9, 2019

"The Rainmaker" at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Now through August 18 by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

  Real honest-to-goodness thunder, lightning and rain created premature authenticity outside the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey on the evening I attended and where N. Richard Nash’s …

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Madama Butterfly by Arts Review

Your response to this production will no doubt depend on how many other productions of Madama Butterfly you’ve experienced. If your preference is for a storybook telling of the tragic tale…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Reed Birney and Son Ephraim on Acting Together for the First Time by American Theatre Editors

The father and son duo are performing in Joseph Dougherty's historic two-hander this summer in West Virginia, and learn a lot about each other in the process.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Nico Project; The Fountainhead – review by Claire Armitstead

Stoller Hall, Manchester; The Lowry, SalfordMaxine Peake is a woman possessed in The Nico Project, while Ivo van Hove adapts Ayn Rand’s controversial novelHow can The Nico Project excavate…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner to Star in West End Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg by Andy Lefkowitz

Toby Stephens (Oslo, Lost in Space) and Claire Skinner (Outnumbered, The Father) will return to the West End stage this fall in a new staging of Peter Nichols' 1967 play A Day in the Deat…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Lenne Klingaman, Michael Countryman Set for Will Eno's The Underlying Chris at Second Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting has been announced for Second Stage's upcoming world premiere staging of Will Eno's The Underlying Chris. The previously announced off-Broadway production, directed by Tony…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Greta Gerwig & Oscar Isaac to Star in Three Sisters at New York Theatre Workshop by Andy Lefkowitz

Screen stars and theater alums Greta Gerwig and Oscar Isaac will return home to the New York stage this spring in a new mounting of Chekhov's Three Sisters. Tony winner Sam Gold will direct …

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Capital Fringe show, Veneer of Beauty, presents Sobriety’s family 15 years later by Guest Writer

This play is the second in a trilogy of plays, all with a theme of domestic violence and its horrible multi-generational scourge on one family. The first play, Sobriety of Fear, was a one-pe…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Andrew Langtree on How the New West End Musical The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ Brings Up Cringeworthy Memories by Matt Wolf

Andrew Langtree has appeared in the world premiere productions of the musicals Mamma Mia!, Ghost and Groundhog Day, receiving a 2017 Olivier nomination for his performance as Ned Ryerson in …

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Friday, June 28, 2019

American Library Association Cancels Inventor Of The Dewey Decimal System by Artsjournal

American librarians have voted to remove the name of Melvil Dewey, widely seen as the father of modern librarianship, from one of their top awards, citing his history of antisemitism, racism…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Radio review – a dream voyage to the moon and back by Miriam Gillinson

Arcola, LondonAl Smith’s searching, sad play is revived to mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing Here’s a play to enjoy with your eyes closed. It’s not that Radio isn’t…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

"The Curse of the Starving Class" at the Signature Theatre Opened 05/13/19 Ends 05/26/19 by [email protected] (simon Saltzman)

(left to right) David Warshofsky and Gilles GearyPhoto Credit: Joan Marcus It is doubtful whether there will be a more spectacularly stunning opening minute for any play this season....and t…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Alfred Molina in The Father, B.D. Wong–Helmed The Great Leap, More Set for Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Meyer

The 2019–2020 season also includes two musicals: Little Shop of Horrors and Annie Get Your Gun.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Four Shows of 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

New revivals of 'Little Shop' and 'Annie Get Your Gun' bookend a slate that includes BD Wong directing Lauren Yee's 'The Great Leap' and Alfred Molina in Florian Zeller's 'The Father.'

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Cincinnati Ballet Runs Classes For Children With Range Of (Dis)Abilities by Artsjournal1

“Ballet Moves began in 2014 when the father of a young girl with Down syndrome asked if any of the classes suited her needs. The answer was no. But Julie Sunderland, who trained with Bosto…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Watch Corey Cott in Filthy Rich, See Sutton Foster & Laura Benanti in Younger & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Watch Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall in the Trailer for Fox's Filthy Rich All right, now this just looks downright juicy. As previ…

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Oscar Rejlander, the father of art photography

At the Getty Center in LA, one of the greats of the medium is celebrated with a rich retrospective of his work

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Fox Picks Up New Drama Filthy Rich Featuring Corey Cott & Kim Cattrall by Andy Lefkowitz

Filthy Rich, a new drama starring Broadway alums Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall, has been picked up as a series from Fox, according to Variety. The one-hour "southern Gothic family drama" is wr…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Florian Zeller's The Son Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Kiln Theatre, Florian Zeller's The Son, translated by Christopher Hampton, will move to the West End for a limited run later this summer. Michael Longhu…

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Florian Zeller's The Son Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Kiln Theatre, Florian Zeller's The Son, translated by Christopher Hampton, will move to the West End for a limited run later this summer. Michael Longhu…

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Florian Zeller’s The Son is coming to the West End by Carly-Ann Clements

The final instalment of Florian Zeller's trilogy of plays - which includes The Mother and The Father - is coming to the West End in August. The post Florian Zeller’s The Son is coming to t…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

0617: The Story of Stephen Foster – Part One by MusicalTalk

In a special two part edition of MusicalTalk, join Jonathan, David, Nick and Thos as the look at the life, works and legacy of Stephen Foster, the father of the popular song and godfather of…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

THE PROM, THE BOYS IN THE BAND and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's May Stage-to-Screen Report by Kaitlin Milligan

This past month was filled with exciting stage-to-screen news In casting news, The In the Heights film rounded out its cast and Mike Faist joined the West Side Story film. The plays Outside …

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Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman Set for Film Adaptation of Tony-Nominated The Father by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs) and Olivia Colman (The Favourite) have signed on to star in a new film version of the 2016 Tony-nominated play The Father, accordi…

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Socrates by Joel Benjamin

For all you philosophy junkies out there—and you know who you are—Tim Blake Nelson’s world premiere "Socrates" at The Public Theater, the shining light of The Public’s Onassis Festiv…

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Olivia Colman Joins Anthony Hopkins in Movie Version of The Father by Olivia Clement

The two Oscar winners will star in the film adaptation of Florian Zeller’s acclaimed Broadway play.

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Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman Will Lead Film Adaptation of THE FATHER by Stephanie Wild

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman will lead the film adaptation of the play The Father, according to Variety.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Joe Yule, Father of Satan by Trav S.D.

Satan is of course, Mickey Rooney, aka Joe Yule, Jr. The father is of course Joe Yule (Ninnian Joseph Ewell, 1892-1950). Joe the Elder was born in Glasgow and emigrated to the U.S. when stil…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Alex Jennings Joins The Cast of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA by BroadwayWorld

Scenario Two have announced that three-time Olivier Award winner and current BAFTA nominee, Alex Jennings My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Queen, Bridget Jones The Edge, …

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Grief Is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy is a wonder by Michael Billington

Barbican, LondonMurphy has an astonishing athleticism playing both man and crow in an adaptation of Max Porter’s story of grief Cillian Murphy and Enda Walsh have teamed up to bring Max Po…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Magical Realism by Webmaster

Magical Realism Webmaster March 20, 2019 - 12:02 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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