Saturday, June 9, 2018

Guest Blogger: My Buddy Bill Recalls His Days as One of "The Boys in the Band" and Assesses The Play's Starry Broadway Revival by Broadwayandme

A note from Jan: Two people can see the same show and walk away with different feelings about it. My theatergoing buddy Bill and I just saw the new production of The Boys in the Band that ma…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

BWW Review: Sexual Sparks Ignite When Tennessee Williams Meets William Inge in Philip Dawkins' THE GENTLEMAN CALLER by Michael Dale

The setup would make a hell of a piece of theatrically-minded erotica. Call it Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and Mouse, as sexual sparks ignite when elegant playwright on the verge of stardom, Tenne…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

‘A Quick 5’ with Vincent Lancisi by Mark Beachy

Vincent Lancisi is currently directing “True West” at Rep Stage in Columbia, Maryland. Vincent M. Lancisi founded Everyman Theatre in October of 1990 and has directed over 35 pro…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Josh Charles & More to Join Armie Hammer & Tom Skerritt in Broadway's Straight White Men by Andy Lefkowitz

Golden Globe and two-time Emmy nominee Josh Charles, Kate Bornstein and Ty DeFoe have been announced to join the upcoming Broadway production of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men. Anna…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

'The Gentleman Caller' an engrossing story of Inge and Williams, but it needs to get messier by Chris Jones

It’s New Year’s Eve, 1944. Three days earlier, this newspaper had published a review by Claudia Cassidy admonishing each and every Chicagoan not to miss a play called “The Glass Menage…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Jeanie Casison

“What are we going to do, what is going to become of us, what is the future?” wonders Amanda Wingfield, the overbearing and over-the-top mother in one scene of “The Glass Menagerie,”…

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of The Glass Menagerie is a quietly powerful rendition of Tennessee Williams’ classic play, which premiered in 1944. Directed by Donald Hicken,…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Costume Designer Bob Mackie Joins Broadway’s ‘The Cher Show’ by Greg Evans

Bob Mackie will bring decades of Cher experience – he designed, among her many other gowns, the jeweled black stunner with feather headpiece for the 1986 Oscars – to the design t…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

It's 1994 All Over Again by JK

Broadway loves repeating itself - nearly back to back revivals of The Glass Menagerie, and the so-soon-after-the original-closed production of Into the Woods, and the every-few-years return …

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo by Sandi Durell

    By Brian Scott Lipton     Every theater critic (and fan) wishes they owned a time capsule to go view legendary moments in theatrical history, from Ethel Merman in “…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Jeff Daniels, Gideon Glick, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Stark Sands & More to Lead Broadway's To Kill a Mockingbird by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominees Jeff Daniels (Blackbird), Celia Keenan-Bolger (The Glass Menagerie), Stark Sands (Kinky Boots) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (A Raisin in the Sun) are among the star-packed co…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Odds & Ends: Finn Wittrock to Join Renee Zellweger in Judy Garland Biopic & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Finn Wittrock to Join Renée Zellweger in Judy Garland Biopic Broadway alum Finn Wittrock (The Glass Menagerie) has s…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Spotlight On...Judith Barcroft by Michael Block

Name:  Judith BarcroftHometown:  New York City (Born in Washington, DC)Education:  Northwestern University, B.S., Stephens College, A.A.Select Credits: 7 Broadway shows includ…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Theater News: Barrington Stage Company's 2018 Season to Include Three World Premieres

The season will also include productions of A Doll's House, Part 2, West Side Story, and The Glass Menagerie.

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

Top 10 of 2017 (US and UK edition) by Nicole Serratore

Since I did not end up going to Edinburgh this year I did not have enough shows in the UK to make a separate top 10 list.  So I'm combining US and UK shows this year because it's my lis…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Liz Wollman's Top Ten of 2017 by Elizabeth Wollman

Good golly, Miss Molly, a top-ten list is a hard list to come up with, especially during a year when I found myself escaping to the theater as often as I possibly could. So many choices! So …

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Mark Shenton: It’s time to tackle noisy food and mobile phones in theatres by Mark Shenton

It’s difficult to complain if someone is munching on popcorn during the quiet bits of a play like The Glass Menagerie when

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Mabou Mines Fiddles with Tennessee Williams: Pics, Review of Glass Guignol by New York Theater

In its forty-seventh year, Mabou Mines is inaugurating its first permanent home, the ninety-nine-seat Mabou Mines Theater in the East Village, with a newly devised piece called Glass Guignol…

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Broadway in 2017: box office records broken under the shadow of Trump by Alexis Soloski

Political themes inevitably emerged alongside star turns from Bette Midler and Kevin Kline but despite some promising new plays, disappointment lingered In 2017, Broadway broke record after …

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

How This Broadway Actor Found His Voice as a Writer, Mentor, and Activist by Adam Hetrick

Tim Nicolai, who made his Broadway debut in the Sally Field revival of The Glass Menagerie, guests on the latest episode of The Compass.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Theater News: Tony Winner John Lloyd Young to Lead Alabama Shakespeare Festival's The Glass Menagerie

Greta Lambert, Christina King, and Kevin Earley will also star.

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Jersey Boys Tony Winner John Lloyd Young Will Star in The Glass Menagerie by Andrew Gans

The Tennessee Williams classic will begin performances in October at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Vagabond Players by Barry Kramer

Directed by Michael Byrne Zemarel, the Vagabond Players in Baltimore is currently presenting a captivating production of “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams. This memory …

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Ghosts by Arts Review

Adapted and directed by Artistic Director, Eamon Flack, and starring the inimitable Pamela Rabe, re-uniting the team behind The Glass Menagerie, Belvoir presents a new production of the Ib…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Christian Slater, Kris Marshall & More to Lead West End Revival of Glengarry Glen Ross by Andy Lefkowitz

Christian Slater is among the stars set to appear in a new London revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer-winning drama Glengarry Glen Ross, scheduled to run from October 26, 2017 through Febr…

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

A "Hamlet" Without a Semblance of Majesty by Broadwayandme

Hamlet is hands down the world's most famous play. People who have never been inside a theater quote its lines "To be, or not to be" and "To thine own self be true." And parodies and homages…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

A Parallelogram by Sandi Durell

    Review by Michael Bracken     Celia Keenan-Bolger has grown up. The girl who played Laura in The Glass Menagerie is no ingenue in Bruce Norris’s A Parallelogram, pr…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Road review at Royal Court, London – ‘an underwhelming revival’ by Fergus Morgan

In his productions of The Glass Menagerie and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Olivier-winning director John Tiffany crafted worlds of delicacy

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Josh Lucas to Star Alongside Uma Thurman in Broadway's The Parisian Woman by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage and film actor Josh Lucas is slated to co-star opposite Uma Thurman on Broadway in Beau Willimon's drama The Parisian Woman. Lucas will play Tom, husband to Thurman&…

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Josh Lucas to Star Opposite Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN by BroadwayWorld

Josh Lucas Sweet Home Alabama, American Psycho, The Mysteries of Laura,The Glass Menagerie's 2005 Broadway revival will join Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman on Broadway this fall in THE PA…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Disability, Expectations, and Disruption in The Glass Menagerie by Melissahillman

It was an honor to be invited to view a rehearsal of California Shakespeare Theater’s upcoming production of The Glass Menagerie and write a piece for their blog. An excerpt: “Li…

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