Thursday, February 23, 2017

Review: Voices of the Past for the Present by Michael Block

By Michael BlockAmerican Bard Theater Company brings three one acts from the past and presents them in the present for an evening of relevance. Uniting the works of Susan Glaspell and Marita…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Interview: Director Jose Zayas on ‘En el nombe de Salomé’ and Why Theatre Needs More Latinx Stories by Jose Solis

It’s strange to realize a play that for the most part takes place in 19th century Dominican Republic, feels eerily appropriate for our times, and yet that’s precisely what happens in En …

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‘Billy Elliot - The Musical’ at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm by Blouin Artinfo

The award-winning musical show entitled “Billy Elliot - everyone's right to dream and be the one they want to be,” with music by Elton John, is being staged at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Everybody by Jk Clarke

        by Brian Scott Lipton   Is there anything to really be learned from a 15th century Dutch morality play, possibly adapted from a Buddhist fable, and updated t…

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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with The Present Award Winner Susan Prior

Susan Prior talks about her complex and passionate The Present character, where she keeps her AACTA, and the American TV series she wants to join.

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'Peter Campus: Video ergo sum' at Galerie Jeu de Paume, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Galerie Jeu de Paume is exhibiting works by video artist Peter Campus through an exhibition titled “Video ergo sum” through May 28, 2017.American artist Peter Campus (born in 1937 in New…

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Monday, February 20, 2017

(Not My) President Day in NYC by Trav S.D.

There’s only one way to spend Presidents Day in the age of Drumpf — that’s by rejecting the present office holder utterly and vociferously, and refusing to include him in a…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Theater News: The Present, Starring Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, Offers Digital Lottery

The Broadway play is Andrew Upton's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Platonov.

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THE PRESENT Launches Digital Lottery Today by BroadwayWorld

The Sydney Theatre Company production of THE PRESENT announces a digital lottery beginning today, Wednesday, February 15. The digital lottery will be powered by Shubert Ticketing through the…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Six Questions for Cate Blanchett by Alexandria Symonds

The actress shares thoughts on her — unexpectedly political — Broadway turn in “The Present.”

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

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Crackskull Row By Joseph Cervelli To call Honor Molloy’s “Crackskull Row” playing a limited engagement at the Irish Rep bleak might be an understatement. Let’s say that it makes many…

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Friday, February 10, 2017 #LiveatFive with Chris Ryan of The Present by

Chris Ryan stops by HQ to chat about The Present and more with Beth Stevens.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9; Exchanges Offered for Customers by

The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9. The followings shows will offer…

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Pygmalion review – Higgins the hipster bleeps Shaw into the 21st century by Alfred Hickling

West Yorkshire Playhouse, LeedsUpdated to a minimalist live/work space full of digital sound manipulation, Sam Pritchard’s production plays on the pain of judging people by how they speakN…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Five Burning Questions with The Present Star Marshall Napier

Marshall Napier talks keeping The Present fresh, playing a "shameless old drunk", and advice for aspiring actors.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

FASHION by John Simon

What a bizarre, paradoxical, self-contradictory and ephemeral thing is fashion! On the one hand, it challenges haute couture to come up with ever more unique, far out, incomparable women’s…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Photo Flash: Ticket Buyers Unwrap the PRESENT LAUGHTER Box Office by BroadwayWorld

The box office forPresent Laughterwas unwrapped, literally, for first customers and Broadway fans at the official box office opening for the show on Friday, February 3. Customers and Broadwa…

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The Present's Jacqueline McKenzie on Running Around the Theater in Her Underwear, the Best Way to Drink Vodka & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Age: "I'm 22. Can I do another one? 32. No, one more. I'm 100 and dead. Ha!" Hometown: Sydney, Australia Current Role: Jacqueline McKenzie is making her Broadwa…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Spotlight On...Anna Tempte by Michael Block

Name: Anna Tempte
Hometown: Vipperoed, Denmark
Education: Lee Strasberg Film & Theatre Institute New YorkSelect Credits: I loved playing Masha in Chekov’s Three Sisters. The cast a…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

VIDEO: THE PRESENT's Cate Blanchett Discusses Breaking the Fourth Wall on Stage by TV News Desk

On this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY, Cate Blanchett discussed making her Broadway debut in THE PRESENT and shared what happened when her 8-year-old son came to see the show

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Jake Irvine’s ‘If The Ground Should Open...’ at Frith Street Gallery, London by Blouin Artinfo

Frith Street Gallery, London is hosting “If The Ground Should Open...” by Jake Irvine from March 3 through April 13, 2017. “The Ground Should Open...” is a major new multimedia-…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Class Notes: Martin Jacobs by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Martin Jacobs about “The Present,” at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Class Notes actively covers New York the current theater season…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

How to Act Drunk, With Richard Roxburgh by Laura Collins-Hughes

Mr. Roxburgh stars as Mikhail in “The Present,” a Chekhov adaptation that floats along on a vodka tide, at the Ethel Barrymore Theater.

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Tony Awards Eligibility: Committee Rules on Dear Evan Hansen, The Great Comet & More by Ryan McPhee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on January 26 for the second time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 13 Broadway productions in the 2016-17 season: The Encounter, Holi…

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Breaking: Tonys Awards Determine Eligibility for DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE GREAT COMET & More by BroadwayWorld

The productions discussed were The Encounter Holiday Inn Oh, Hello on Broadway Heisenberg The Cherry Orchard The Front Page Falsettos Les Liaisons Dangereuses Natasha, Pierre amp The Great C…

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Sydney Theatre Company: What next for Australia’s global theatre? by Mark Shenton

It is 10am on the morning after the Broadway premiere of the 2016 Sydney Theatre Company production of The Present, a modern

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Cate Blanchett on Donald Trump's presidency: it's 'absurd and ridiculous' by Steph Harmon

Australian actor pulls no punches when appearing on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show to promote Broadway play The Present. The Australian actor Cate Blanchett has described Donald Trump’s asc…

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Fire! Fire! by Leah Richards

The Fire This Time 10 Minute Play Festival 2017 Directed by Cezar Williams Presented by FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade at the Kraine Theater, NYC January 19-February 5, 2017 The annua…

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