Saturday, December 2, 2017

Guiding Audiences: A Spotlight on Bay Area Theatre Bloggers

by Nina Solomita From dazzling extravaganzas with huge casts to operating-on-a-shoestring productions in small black-box venues, the San Francisco Bay Area is bursting with theatrical activ…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

In ‘The River Bride,’ Using Light to Create the Amazon by American Theatre Editors

How lighting designer David Lee Cuthbert used light to transport audiences to a small South American village.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A wavy metal frame is rising along the river in West Sacramento. What is it?

For the next two weeks, Czech visual artist Federico Díaz has the tough job of watching – but not touching – as his shimmering 20-ton public art piece “Subtile” is … Click to …

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Review: The White Feminist Guide to Sex and Hip Hop and Pulp Fiction, Theatre N16 by Charlotte Irwin

Getting to Maiden Speech, the feminist voices festival taking over the confusingly named Theatre N16 (it’s actually south of the river in Balham), is a theatrical experience in itself. Tu…

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

The rise of the river cruise is a great way to explore cities by Patricia Sheridan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Luggage was being stowed on the ship as passengers trickled in after a night in Pittsburgh.  A tall, trim, 30-something man in uniform was helping to load the bags and making it look ef…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

VIDEO: See Margo Seibert and More in New Teaser for TAMAR OF THE RIVER Reunion at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tamar of the River Reunion Concert on November 1, 2017 at 930pm. Watch a brand-new teaser for the show below

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 #LiveatFive with Margo Seibert by

Margo Seibert stops by HQ to chat about the Tamar of the River reunion concert at Feinstein's/54 Below and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

FIRST LOOK: The Bridge Theatre, London’s Newest Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo This past weekend Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr welcomed the first ever audience to The Bridge Theatre. London's newest theatre is situated on the river by Tower Bridge and …

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Celebrating Tony Award Winner Hugh Jackman on the Stage by Hannah Vine

The Two-Time Tony Award recipient was last seen on Broadway in The River.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Dance Umbrella Festival 2017 Opens Today with A Spectacular Performance in Front of Battersea Power Station by BroadwayWorld

Dance Umbrella Festival 2017 opens today with a visually stunning, hold-your-breath spectacle as dancer Satchie Noro performs a mesmerising duet with a 40ft shipping container on the banks o…

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Friday, September 15, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Frederick Stroppel by Zack Calhoon

FREDERICK STROPPEL  is a playwright/screenwriter whose theater work includes his full-length comedy Fortune’s Fools, produced off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theater in 1995…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked by Ryan Gilbert

The national tour of Wicked will have a new leading lady running the Emerald City as Mary Kate Morrissey takes over the role of Elphaba. The actress will join the cast on September 26 while …

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MRS ORWELL – Southwark Playhouse by Ian Foster

Tony Cox's play Mrs Orwell did sufficiently good business in its run at the Old Red Lion last month that it has quickly transferred south of the river, to the Southwark Playhouse for an addi…

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Review: ‘Memphis -The Musical’ at Motor House by Carolyn Kelemen

As a teenager growing up in the 1950s in a small New Jersey town just across the river from Philadelphia, I was hooked on R&B music, my transistor radio tuned to WDAS-AM, 1480 on the ups…

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

NEWS: Sell-out Mrs Orwell premiere transfers to Southwark Playhouse in September by Press Releases

Following a sell-out run at the Old Red Lion in Islington, north London, where it finishes this Saturday, the world premiere of Mrs Orwell, starring Cressida Bonas and Peter Hamilton Dyer, w…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

PHOTOS: Restoration comedy meets modern musical festival in The Provoked Wife by Press Releases

Marooned Theatre's acclaimed, contemporary re-imagining of John Vanbrugh's 1697 Restoration comedy, The Provoked Wife, prepares to transfer to north London's Hope Theatre next month after a …

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

National Theatre to Take Over River Stage for Bank Holiday Weekend by BroadwayWorld

This weekend The River Stage Festival comes to an end with a jam-packed bank holiday weekend of music, performance and workshops from the National Theatre all completely FREE.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Blogs: Demystifying dance will make more fall under its spell

As Rambert Dance Company take over the River Stage this weekend, Sarah Crompton looks back at why it's dance that she's always happiest watching

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Photo Coverage: WOMAD Takes over the National Theatre's River Stage Festival by Rona Kelly

This summer, the River Stage Festival returns to London's South Bank. Taking place on the National Theatre's appropriately named River Stage, this free festival sees some of the leading arts…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

BWW Interview: Grace Savage talks WOMAD Takeover by Rona Kelly

WOMAD World of Music, Arts and Dance kicks off their second day taking over the River Stage at the National Theatre. Saturday's lineup features performances and workshops, from a range of ar…

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BWW Interview: Russell Evans, Sam Robertson & Hugh Parry talk AFRO CLUSTER at WOMAD by Rona Kelly

The River Stage Festival returns this summer to the National Theatre. Different companies and groups takeover the South Bank, from The Gloryto Rambert and the National itself. This weekend, …

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BWW Interview: Russell Evans, Sam Robertson & Hugh Parry talk AFRO CLUSTER by Rona Kelly

The River Stage Festival returns this summer to the National Theatre. Different companies and groups takeover the South Bank, from The Gloryto Rambert and the National itself. This weekend, …

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Video: Learn to beatbox with Grace Savage

Savage will be giving a beatboxing workshop as part of WOMAD's weekend on the River Stage

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Photos: HOME on the River Stage at the National Theatre

HOME Manchester hosted an assortment of musical, comedic and dance acts at the River Stage over the course of the weekend

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

This week in Toronto: Rock the boat, get your fill of the Philippines or watch dance on the dirt by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

This week's Top Ticket offerings including a concert aboard the River Gambler and a celebration of Filipino arts and culture.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Video: Bourgeois & Maurice show off their costumes

Ahead of their performance on the River Stage this Friday we met up with the political cabaret duo

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Interviews: Rufus Norris: "The River Stage is political, it's owned by the nation and it's for everyone"

We chat to the NT's artistic director about the free outdoor festival, which runs every weekend from 28 July to 28 August

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Monday, July 24, 2017

National Theatre's RIVER STAGE Kicks Off This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from the UK's leading arts and culture organisations once again arrives on London's South Bank this summer The Glory, HOME, Manches…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ to be Screened at Le Brady, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

David Lean’s 1957 epic war film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' will be playing at Le Brady, Paris.The film is based on Pierre Boulle’s 1952 novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai and stars Wi…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

DC Theater Friday: The old ‘Cabaret’ and new plays up the river by Nelson Pressley

Six fresh scripts in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Review: The Wind in the Willows, London Palladium by Felix Clutson

Written by Julian Fellowes, this is an adaptation of Kenneth Graeme’s children’s classic, with Ratty (Simon Lipkin) and Mole (Craig Mather) messing about on the river, avoiding t…

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