Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A Revamped ‘FringeNYC’ Returns in October: A Conversation with Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy by Deb Miller

Following last year’s hiatus, FringeNYC – the New York International Fringe Festival – returns in October with a new structure and focus. Elena K. Holy, Producing Artistic Director…

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Carina Salvado’s ‘Fado Moderno’ at Opéra de Lyon by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the ongoing Peristyle Festival, Carina Salvado’s will be performing ‘Fado Moderno’ a compilation of some of her selected works at Opera de Lyon from 16-18 August. While Cari…

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Free and Proud review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘slick but dispiriting’ by Paul Vale

In order to make sense of the present, it’s important to examine the past. This is the earth-shattering revelation made by New

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Jessie Cave: Sunrise review – a twisted indie romcom in standup form by Brian Logan

The Stand, EdinburghThe comic’s tangled personal life is the subject of bracingly raw scrutiny in this dazzling display of soul-searching comedyThere’s intimate standup comedy, and then …

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Erinn Holmes by Zack Calhoon

Erinn Holmes is a farm girl from Illinois.  Favorite roles include the Judge in Jericho (Attic Theater Company), Jory in Disgraced (Fulton Theater), and Lainie in Two Rooms (Crane …

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Brecht on Brecht by Sandra Mardenfeld

Brecht on Brecht takes the work of dramatist Bertolt Brecht, a polarizing post-war Germany writer whose work criticized anti-Semitism and fascism, and compiles a provocative grouping of his …

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Promethean announces 2018-19 season, including a revival of 'Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde' by Kt Hawbaker

On Tuesday, Promethean Theatre Ensemble announced the lineup of its 2018-19 season, a trio of shows that use the past to illuminate the present. Kicking things off in the fall will be Tom St…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Odds & Ends: Great Comet Alum Gelsey Bell Set for True-Crime Concert Angelmakers & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Great Comet Alum Gelsey Bell Set for True-Crime Concert Angelmakers Gelsey Bell, the power-voiced alum of Broadway's …

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Chill out — Cirque Dreams Holidaze will return to the Chicago Theatre this December by Kt Hawbaker

It’s mid-July, the air is heavy with humidity and the best a/c in town is on the CTA — there’s no time like the present to fantasize about the winter holidays. On Monday, Cirque Dreams…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Radio City Music Hall’s “Christmas Spectacular” at New York by Blouin Artinfo

Each year, close to Christmas time comes this annual musical holiday starring the Radio City Rockettes. The show is presented at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. The 90-minute extravaganz…

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With 2018-19 season, Jackalope Theatre Company to stage two world premieres by Kt Hawbaker

On Tuesday, ​Jackalope Theatre Company​ announced its 2018-19 season, featuring two world premieres and a Midwest premiere. Things kick off with​ “In The Canyon” written by ensembl…

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Review: The Best Short Play of Your Psast, Present, and Future by Michael Block

By Ed MalinNylon Fusion is celebrating many years of its intriguing This Round’s On Us festivals of short plays.  Their current The Best Of programs A and B at the Medicine Show Theat…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Keymedia Music Group And BMG Present The World Premiere Of THE PASS by BroadwayWorld

In late 1978 American singer-songwriter Dean Friedman reached 3 in the UK charts with Lucky Stars, a duet with a young and up-and-coming female singer. Denise Marsa had moved to New York a y…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Till Brönner at Alte Oper, Frankfurt by Blouin Artinfo

Frankfurt’s Alte Oper is preparing to host an eclectic performance by Jazz musician Till Bronner.For a genre that has been around for so long many find it astonishing to see how Bronner al…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

BWW Review: IMPERIUM - I: CONSPIRATOR & II: DICTATOR, Gielgud Theatre by Rona Kelly

Following on from a timely Rome Season, the Royal Shakespeare Company again looks to the past to inform the present,with a West End transfer of Imperium - I Conspiratoramp II Dictator. And w…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Apparate! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Make Magic on the West Coast by Lindsey Sullivan

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is heading to the West Coast! The Tony- and Olivier-winning play will premiere in the fall of 2019 at the Curran in San Francisco, California. The Broadway …

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Gruff Rhys at Barbican Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

The Barbican will have Gruff Rhys perform live in August, 2018. Rhys’ music style is mainly considered Pop, Punk, Rock and Indie.His full name is Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys. Born in 1970…

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Shakespeare’s Coriolanus brought to the present at Stratford by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Director Robert Lepage re-invisions William Shakespeare’s play Coriolanus in his latest production at Statford.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Review: ‘Sugar in Our Wounds’ May Make You Cry About the Past, and the Present by Alexis Soloski

This Manhattan Theater Club production, written by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali, is set in the antebellum South.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Ivanov (State Theatre of Nations) by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The chance to see Anton Chekhov’s first produced play, "Ivanov," not only in the original Russian (with English surtitles) but in modern dress proves to be a revelation. Staged by Russia…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Barnardo’s Young Supporters Concert at Barbican Centre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Barnardo's are elated present on stage their Young Supporters concert in the Barbican. It is a mass choir to be conducted by Mr Adrian Pitts and Mrs Olivia Sparkhall who will sing various so…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Country Wife review – a Restoration romp around Soho by Michael Billington

Minerva, ChichesterWilliam Wycherley’s 1675 comedy of manners and morals gets a modern-day update starring Susannah FieldingIs it always necessary to update Restoration comedy? Two months …

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cate Blanchett Sets U.K. Stage Return in When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee and two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett will return to the U.K. stage next year in the new play When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: Twelve Variations on Samuel …

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards by Eric King

Ten points, and a Tony, to Gryffindor! Penned by Jack Thorne, The eighth installment of the blockbuster book and film franchise, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was named Best Play a…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

BBC closes down Maida Vale studios moving live music base to east London by Blouin Artinfo

The world-renowned studio that was once the brewing pot of thousands of performances that ranged from Beatles to Beyonce is about to have its shutter down, according to BBC’s plan. After 8…

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

READING and WORLD PREMIERE by Adam Szymkowicz

Reading of R and J  at the Tank  In the present, two high school students rehearse Romeo and Juliet in an empty classroom.  Twenty six years ago, two high school st…

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Actors Touring Company Presents KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO by BroadwayWorld

Mark Lockyer was once a promising young actor with juicy roles at the National Theatre and RSC. But that came to an abrupt halt when he was hit full on with a bipolar breakdown that all but …

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Staatsballett Berlin: Doda/ Goecke/ Duato at Komische Oper Berlin by Blouinartinfo

The troupe Staatsballett Berlin comprising Choreographies by Gentian Doda, Marco Goecke and Nacho Duato will be on stage at Komische Oper Berlin.“The ballet of the present is rich in big n…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Erica Fae by Zack Calhoon

Erica Fae brings powerful, radical stories from history onto the stage and screen. Her first feature film as writer/director/producer/actor, To Keep the Light (on a woman lighthous…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Happy Birthday, Wanda June by Elizabeth Wollman

While the city's theater critics revive the century-old debate about the death of Broadway at the tail end of a reasonably disappointing commercial season, reassurance can be found in a visi…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Jorge Morales by Zack Calhoon

Jorge Morales is a Puerto Rican actor, musician, and sound designer currently based in New York City. Drawing  inspiration from both classical theatre and experimental training, his wor…

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