Wednesday, January 6, 2021

A midsummer night's sax comedy: the return of the lost Shakespeare jazz musical by James Shapiro

It had the hottest musicians, the coolest singers – and Louis Armstrong playing Bottom. But Swingin’ the Dream was a $2m flop. Can the RSC breathe new life into this big band take on the…

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Days to Come by Sandi Durell

Mint Theater Company (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director)will kick off its Silver Lining Streaming Series today January 4th with the on-demand streaming of the HD recording of D…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Call Answered: Nathan Sheridan: Singer/Songwriter, Take It Away by Adam Rothenberg

Nathan Sheridan is a rising singer/songwriter whose story is both inspiring and heartbreaking. Nathan grew up with parents who battled addiction and he lost his sister at the age of eight to…

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Call Answered: Edmund Bagnell Interview: Vocalist/Violinist, Christmas at Home, Well Strung by Adam Rothenberg

Edmund Bagnell is a vocalist/violinist known for being part of the hit string quartet Well Strung. Edmund has played for Hillary Clinton and worked with Tony Award winning stars such as Patt…

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Jonathan van Dyke Interview: Director, Closer Than Ever MNM Theatre Company, Broadway Shutdown + The Future of Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great to catch up with Director Jonathan van Dyke whom I last interviewed in 2012. Now Jonathan has just directed a production of Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire's award winning…

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Monday, September 21, 2020

The next act: how the pandemic is shaping online theatre's future by Arifa Akbar

The explosion of digital productions of all sizes has shown great creativity and made hit shows more accessible – but is it all financially sustainable? In the past six months, theatre has…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Kennedy Center Spent More Than $50 Million To Present ‘Hamilton’ by Artsjournal1

That amount is almost five times what the complex paid producers to put on the next most expensive show, the Broadway tour of The Book of Mormon in 2015. The price is also more than theaters…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Early Departure Of The Canadian Opera Company’s General Director Is A Good Course Correction by Artsjournal

“What Alexander Neef failed to do spectacularly is build an audience. It is a failure that one might attribute to the vagaries of the economy, the advent of livestreaming, the price of par…

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‘First & foremost a theatrical piece’: THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING (Online review) by John Chapman

Daniel Bye’s The Price Of Everything is first and foremost a theatrical piece which examines the function of narrative and makes us question the veracity of what we hear.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Flippin’ Piece of Art by Joe Patti

While I am not really plugged into the visual arts gallery/museum world, one topic I have seen come up repeatedly is the sense that the creator of a piece should realize some benefit when th…

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

‘Serial’ Bought By New York Times, Which Signs Partnership Deal With ‘This American Life’ by Artsjournal1

“As part of the Times, Serial Productions will independently commission and edit its own stories, which ‘will now be amplified by the Times,’ the company said.” (The price was report…

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Sydney Charles and the Price of Happiness by American Theatre Editors

This Chicago-based performer’s on-again, off-again relationship with theatre takes another turn, but she's not bowing out.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Book Review: The Understudy by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd HollanderIf you're looking for a complicated dissertation on what it takes to be an actor, then The Understudy, a novel by Ellen Tovatt Leary, is not for you. Though if you …

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Why Is UC San Francisco About To Destroy Artwork Depicting An African American Midwife Hero? by Artsjournal2

Well, you know, new medical research buildings. “University spokespeople claim that UC San Francisco is unable to cover the costs of removing and preserving the murals, estimated at $8 mil…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: Favorite Costume Designs by JK

Today, we finish up our Best of the Decade round-up of theatrical design elements. It's all about the amazing costumes created for each production. Sometimes they are elaborate, visually stu…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

See You Soon, Emerald City by Jackson Cline

By Lindsay Northen …

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Artist “Pirates” Ten Years Of Sotheby’s Data, Offers It As Art Online by Artsjournal

Paolo Cirio scraped over 100,000 auction records from the past ten years of Sotheby’s sales and is now offering digital reproductions of the auction lots for 1/100,000th of the price they …

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Weird! This Middle School Production of “Rent” is Suddenly About the Price of Doritos by Broadway Beat

by Lindsay Burton. @LindsayKBurton. DAYTON, Oh. – Sources from Walden Middle School confirmed today that their Fall musical production of Rent has abruptly a...

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Friday, June 19, 2020

5 TV Shows Featuring Broadway Stars to Watch During Quarantine by Performerstuff

5 TV Shows Featuring Broadway Stars to Watch During Quarantine Written by CK Anderson May  3oth, 2020 With lots of binge-watching in all of our foreseeable futures, try queuing up on…

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

‘Tom Hiddleston is worth the price of admission’: CORIOLANUS – Donmar Warehouse (Online review) by John Chapman

There are some staggering contemporary references to draw from this staging of a lesser-known Shakespeare, starring Tom Hiddleston.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Almanac: Graham Greene on despair by Terry Teachout

“Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.” Graham Greene, The Heart of the Matter Continue reading Almanac: Graham Greene on despair at About Last Night.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Prediction: Elite Colleges Will Dominate In The Post-COVID Marketplace by Artsjournal

There’s a recognition that education — the value, the price, the product — has fundamentally shifted. The value of education has been substantially degraded. There’s the education ce…

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

VIDEO: Jessica Hecht Reflects on Working on Arthur Miller's THE PRICE as Part of Roundabout's Off-Script Series

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, Jessica Hecht is reflecting on working on Arthur Miller's The Price in 2017!

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Paper Mill Playhouse Cancels Sister Act Production Amid Coronavirus Pandemic by Dan Meyer

The theatre has asked patrons to consider donating the price of a ticket in the wake of a $2 million deficit.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The Met’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ in the cold light of morning by Artsjournal1

How often can you say that the Metropolitan Opera rocks? That happens in much of this new recording, taken from live performances of the Met’s hit production. But the price of capturing th…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

"Livestreams Are Killing Live Theatre," says Man Who Paid $849 for Premium "Hamilton" Tickets by Broadway Beat

by Sarah Jae Leiber. @sarahjaeleiber. PHILADELPHIA - Main Line investment banker Henry Van Doren held a virtual press conference today where he told constituents that free or low-cost digit…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Arts Council England Acts Quickly On Funding, But The Price Will Come Later by Artsjournal

ACE was faced with an impossible choice. Unlike the German government, which has announced a €50 billion package of support for artists and the cultural sector, recognising that it is char…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1084: David Hansen by Adam Szymkowicz

David Hansen Hometown: Bay Village, Ohio. Class of 1986. Current Town: Cleveland Heights, the City of Great Writers. Q:  Tell me about your short play project. A:  The Short Play Proje…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

The Woman in Black - Where Innocence Meets The Unexplainable by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander (Originally scheduled to run through April 19th, The Woman in Black, as well as all other live performances at the McKittrick Hotel have been suspended until fu…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Broadway Revival of Take Me Out Pushes Back Start Date by Two Weeks by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming Broadway revival of the 2003 Tony-winning play Take Me Out has shifted its start date in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally slated to begin previews on April 2, the p…

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