Thursday, April 27, 2017

Will Cate Blanchett Star in Ivo van Hove's All About Eve? by

Cate Blanchett may have landed her next stage project. She will star as Margo Channing in a stage version of All About Eve directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove, according to the U.K.’s…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

STYLE by John Simon

In his “Books for Living,” Will Schwalbe refers to a friend as having an enjoyable style in his writing. He does not elaborate on what made it enjoyable. But whatever it was, it had to b…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 927: Murray Mednick by Adam Szymkowicz

Murray Mednick Hometown: Brooklyn NY, and I grew up part time in the Catskills Current Town: Valley Village, CA Q: Tell me about The Gary Plays. A: THE GARY PLAYS are a series of plays I …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Bianca Del Rio: 'I'd Let Trump Touch My P**sy!" by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoWhile Joan Rivers and Don Rickles (and Courtney Act’s career) applaud from the afterlife, RuPaul’s Drag Race season six winner Bianca Del Rio continues to be th…

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Home Truths review – a history of the housing crisis in nine plays by Lyn Gardner

Bunker, LondonThe homeless people’s theatre company Cardboard Citizens takes a long look at housing, from Victorian slum life and 70s squatting to present day inequalitiesThe national shor…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

‘Journey to the Past’ Carries ‘Anastasia’ to the Present by Rachel Syme

A hit song from a 1997 animated film paves the way for a splashy Broadway production.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Guest Blog: Composer Jonah Brody On THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE by Guest Blog: Jonah Brody

In This Beautiful Future,our new show about love in occupied France during World War II, different worlds meetthe past and the present, the real world and a dream world. We hope that the mus…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Gently Down the Stream by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

In between the scenes between the two men in Beau’s living room, Rufus records Beau’s reminiscences of his life and times. In this way, Sherman gives us a review of what things were like…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong by David Kaufman

While the non-stop buffoonery is reminiscent of Charles Ludlam and his Ridiculous Theatrical Company, this British import (produced by London’s Mischief Theater, no less) immediately evoke…

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Special Reports: Millennium Approached: Looking Back on the 2000s With Sweat, If I Forget, Come From Away

It might be 2017, but the theater is exploring the recent past in order to make sense of the present.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

King Charles III – a flawed premise but royally entertaining by Michael Billington

Almeida theatre, LondonMike Bartlett has written a speculative play about the future of the monarchy that has the courage to ask serious questionsMike Bartlett has written a speculative play…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Review: ‘Nine’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Colonial Players of Annapolis’ production of Nine is a musical extravaganza, with lots of marvelous singing and dancing, as well as beautiful costumes. With a book by Arthur Kopit, mu…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hello, Dolly! The Past, The Present, and The Prospective Future by Jazmine Harper-Davis

A few weeks ago, previews began for the Bette Midler-led revival of Hello, Dolly! over at the Shubert Theatre. Midler last appeared on Broadway in her hilarious one-woman show I’ll Ea…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Ian Hislop’s ‘Wipers Times’ Mixes War and Wit on London Stage by Mark Beech

A century ago, one of the bloodiest battles in human history was being waged on the Somme. British and French troops advanced slowly to push the German forces back. More than a million peopl…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Magic Time! ‘Dry Land’ & ‘What Every Girl Should Know’ at Forum Theatre by John Stoltenberg

I’ve seen some harrowing-to-watch theater in my time, but I recall nothing as excruciating as a particular scene in Dry Land, now running at Forum Theatre. The play by Ruby Rae Spiegel is …

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened by Wendy Caster

Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, Lonnie Price's documentary on the making of Merrily We Roll Along, is jammed with treasures, such as footage of auditions, rehe…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Review: The Past Echoes the Present by Michael Block

By Kaila M. StokesFeeling like you’re living in a world where your voice is not heard? Ever think that our government was never going to take us seriously unless we do something drastic? S…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Anna Netrebko & Yusif Eyvazov to Perform at La Opera, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Los Angeles Opera will present a musical concert by Anna Netrebko & Yusif Eyvazov at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, on May 4, 2017.Anna Netrebko is one of greatest sopranos in t…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Elizabeth Wollman

Kneehigh's stage adaptation of the 2006 children's novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo is so bubbly, energetic, and wacky that a few times during the perfo…

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The Moors by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Although the play demonstrates a surface knowledge of the genre and the period, it wants to have it both ways: it takes place in 1840 in a desolate mansion on the Yorkshire Moors but the cha…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Present, Starring Cate Blanchett, Ends Broadway Run March 19 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement, which marks the Oscar winner's Broadway debut, plays the Barrymore.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – West End by Daniel Perks

One of Wheeldon’s finest moments that captures the romantic essence of its Parisian roots and brings it into the present day. Experience a cast and creative team working its peak in a fitt…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Review: Familiar Divide by Michael Block

By Michael Block Blood is thick. Family is forever. Cliches are real. And they're the center of Arthur Miller's The Price. Receiving a starry revival at Roundabout Theatre Company, this…

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'Next To Normal' At TheaterWorks,' 'Eurydice' At CT Rep by Christopher Arnott

Sarah Ruhl's feminist reworking of the ancient Greek myth "Eurydice" is set in the present day and gives its heroine a firmer hand in deciding her own fate — something she's been denied fo…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

3 Things We Loved (And 2 Things We Hated) About Season 1 Of "This Is Us"

Can’t wait for Season 2 of This Is Randall. LOVE: Playing with the timeline helps viewers relate to stories better. The closing moments of a TV show's pilo…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Joan of Arc: Get Into the Fire, It's Probably Better than this Musical by Nicole Serratore

Joan of Arc: Into the Fire (Photo: Tammy Shell)When your show involves two virgin checks on your leading lady, you may want to rethink everything you did to get yourself there. E-v-e-r-y-t-h…

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Photo Coverage: THE PRESENT's Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh Unveil Portraits at Sardi's! by Walter McBride

CateBlanchettand Richard Roxburgh just got their own present from Sardi's yesterday. The Australian actors, currently starring in THE PRESENT on Broadway, just unveiled their very own carica…

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The Present Headliners Cate Blanchett & Richard Roxburgh Pretty Up Sardi's Wall by

Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, the gorgeous headliners of The Present, received a time-honored Broadway tribute on March 14: Sardi's caricatures! Check out the pics and then r…

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Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh to Chat THE PRESENT on THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

This week, THEATER TALK welcomes actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, now appearing on Broadway in the acclaimed Sydney Theatre Company production of The Present - an adaptation by An…

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Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh’s Sardi’s Caricatures Unveiled by Hannah Vine

The stars of The Present on Broadway joined the walls of Sardi’s March 14.

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