Friday, March 5, 2021

I Love a Piano - DCPAMemories by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

I Love a Piano was presented by DCPA Cabaret in 2002. This musical revue looks at America through the eyes (and music!) of Irving Berlin. With some of Berlin's most popular songs, this all s…

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

‘Emotionally powerful piece’: CHILDREN’S CHILDREN (Online review) ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Children’s Children, a short film formed of five monologues, is a powerful and thought provoking piece that asks if history can ever really be forgotten when it still forms part of the pre…

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Friday, February 19, 2021
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

TheSharedScreen’s ‘Tape’ unspools tense and scorching storytelling by Michael Poandl

TheSharedScreen’s scorching new Zoom production of Tape — the 1999 play turned 2001 indie film starring Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman — is a successful experiment in embracing the presen…

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

The Future (And Some Of The Present) Of Comics Is Black by Artsjournal2

Yes, Black Panther is returning to comics, but also, so very much more than Black Panther. Here’s a guide for newbies. – The New York Times

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Expect Revivals and VR from the Stage as Theater Continues to Deal with the Coronavirus by Nobuko Tanaka

In his 1964 anthem, “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” Bob Dylan sings: “As the present now / Will later be past / The order is rapidly fadin’…” At the time, he may have had soci…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

‘An unusual approach & clever solutions’: FLIGHT PATHS – Extant (Online review) by John Chapman

The past and the present are brought together in Flight Paths, a piece which can, at first, seem disjointed but ultimately reveals its intricate design and some clever paralleling.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Silenced: The Hidden History of Disabled Britain explores the roots of ableism

A powerful BBC2 documentary traces disability discrimination from the Industrial Revolution to the present day

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Becoming More Whole Each Day by The Ensemblist

by Paloma Garcia-Lee …

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Jon Meacham uses the past to illuminate the present in The Soul of America

The historian examines the American character through its chequered history on HBO/Sky Documentaries

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Pandemic Diary November: Happy Birthday To Me by Nicole Serratore

A birthday present to myself In March, I did not think I’d be having my November birthday during the pandemic. And yet, I did. Alone in my apartment. Eating a cupcake. Middle age is for …

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Friday, December 4, 2020

The 1970 Tony Awards by Darryl Reilly

Darryl Reilly, Critic “This is my first award, so please be kind” cooed Noël Coward after he sauntered down a spiral staircase to accept his 1970 honorary Tony Award from Cary Grant, wh…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Heidi Latsky: An Artist's Life in 20 Pictures by The Dance Enthusiast

Heidi Latsky: An Artist’s Life In 20 Pictures begins in 1983, and the photos continue to the present day where we find Heidi, the artistic director of Heidi Latsky Dance and a leader …

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Uncle Vanya Review: Alan Cumming Complaining and Seducing on Zoom by New York Theater

Neil LaBute’s surprisingly faithful adaptation of Chekhov’s 1899 play nevertheless feels forged in the present day – even in this very moment: The proceedings remind me of a Thanksgivi…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, November 16- MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens On Broadway!

Merrily We Roll Along is a compelling fable about friendship, compromise, and the high price of success. The story begins in the present and moves backwards, tracing the lives three estrange…

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Friday, October 30, 2020

The Sound in Their Ears? Black Thinkers Sharing ‘Lessons in Survival’ by Jennifer Schuessler

A Vineyard Theater streaming project re-enacts verbatim interviews with James Baldwin, Toni Morrison and others to explore echoes between the past and the present.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Review: Ike Holter’s new audio play 'Put Your House in Order’ is a scary story set among Evanston’s lakefront liberals by Chris Jones

As presented by Chicago theater company The Roustabouts, this new audio play is about a virus, a liberal community and the present moment. Very scary for your Halloween listening.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Come From Away’s Caesar Samayoa Reveals His Dream for Broadway's Reopening by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Old secrets haunt the present in ITV’s ghostly The Sister

Russell Tovey stars as a man forced to face his dark past after he is implicated in the disappearance of his wife’s sister

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Review: Call Me By My Name, Dazed New World Festival by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Call Me By My Name, Dazed New World Festival 3.0Overall Score Call Me By My Name is perhaps the very antithesis of Call Me By Your Name. One escapes the harsh realities of the presen…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Business of Show Biz: Planning In A Pandemic

by Velina Brown Q: I know that you?ve been teaching a goal-setting workshop for years that friends of mine have taken and enjoyed. Well these days, every ti…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Dublin theatre festival review – city's players adapt to age of Covid by Helen Meany

With productions staged live outdoors, livestreamed, or available online, this year’s festival fused the past with the present, and engaged an audience both present and remote “You see m…

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Dystopia on the air by Kaylen Ralph

A trifecta of radio plays examines the present through the lens of the past. Is life on Earth doomed? That’s the question at the heart of H.G. Wells’s scienc…

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Small Town Queer exhibition celebrates diversity in the Tweed

Exploring the rich tapestry of Tweed’s LGBTQIA+ history from the early 1900s to the present, the Tweed Regional Museum is launching its first digital exhibition and collections project, Sm…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Art Basel’s OVR:2020 — a window on to the present

The fair’s latest Online Viewing Rooms are focused on works made this year

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On the Couch with Steph Tisdell by Arts Review

Who is Steph Tisdell? Some weirdo who talks too much and want to love everything / everyone. What would you do differently from what you do now? Nothing really. Part of being grateful, to me…

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Joy, radicalism and bare bottoms: the Young Vic turns 50 by Michael Billington

The giant street party has been cancelled. But there are still plans to celebrate the theatre that wowed young crowds, championed black playwrights and conjured finales from Italian cuisine …

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Sunday, September 6, 2020

8 Ideas for Socially Distanced Shakespeare by Performerstuff

8 Ideas for Socially Distanced Shakespeare Written by: Rose Helsinger September 6, 2020 Everyone in the theatrical world is adapting to Covid-19 and doing their best to create safe, en…

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

BWW Blog: Now Is The Time/No Time Like The Present

I've been acting since 1989 - a union member of both major acting unions since the late 1990's/early 2000's. During my career, I've been described as a 'working actor,' an 'actor's actor' an…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Inside The Brains Of Jazz Improvisers by Artsjournal

“How do singers such as Betty Carter take command of the present moment, seemingly bending reality to their will? While more romantic notions of creativity might point to Carter, and other…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Helder Guimarães's The Present to Conclude in October With Global Streaming Event

Tickets for the acclaimed Geffen Playhouse virtual production will be available worldwide.

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Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
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