Monday, October 28, 2019

An unlikely dance ambassador: Boston producer David Orr by Admin

“My professional life has been in a cubicle. I know that space, and I’m comfortable there,” says David Orr, IT professional for a pharmaceutical company in Cambridge, MA (just across t…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Review: Black Chiffon, Park Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Black Chiffon, Park Theatre 3.0stars In an austere and extravagant green drawing room overlooking the river Thames, a family prepare for their oldest son’s upcoming wedding. On the…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Sound Inside, Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Sound Inside, a new play by Pulitzer finalist Adam Rapp, officially opens on October 17 at Studio 54. Tony-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker stars in the production, directed by Tony wi…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Manik Choksi & Tom Nelis to Lead Moby-Dick Musical at A.R.T.; Dave Malloy Cuts His Character from Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the eagerly anticipated musical Moby-Dick, an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel set to make its world premiere this winter at the American Repertory Th…

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

‘Vulnerable & versatile presence’: VELVET – Above the Stag Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Tom Ratcliffe’s one-man show Velvet follows a tributary of the River Weinstein to the English audition scene – a world of bits parts and capricious agents. Essentially, it’s a riff on …

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Sound Inside, Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker returns to the Great White Way on September 14, headlining Pulitzer finalist Adam Rapp's new play The Sound Inside. Tony winner David Cromer directs…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Stephen Cole Interview: "Merman's Apprentice" + "Casper The Friendly Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met award-winning musical theatre writer Stephen Cole in 2015/2016 when his show Merman’s Apprentice (with music by David Evans) was making his NYC debut at Birdland. I had so much…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

EDITH IN THE BEGINNING Sutton Hoo by Libby Purves and Friends

A STRANGE RESURRECTION, BETWEEN WARS       A red sun was setting beyond the trees as we gathered around a square, isolated house in the golden-hour splendour.    Here the land rises abo…

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Lughnasa FrielFest review – art over troubled borders by Clare Brennan

Various venues, Derry and DonegalThe annual celebration of the work of Brian Friel carries powerful reminders of the work of building community “Politics are so obtrusive here.” The grea…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

A Gothic Bridge Is Destroyed In Belgium So Bigger Boats Can Go Down The River by Artsjournal2

The federal government is not happy with the town of Tournal, where, after years of argument and discussion, a crane pulled apart the bridge over the Scheldt, in sections. “A crowd on the …

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

In Praise of Slow by John Simon

Americans are almost always in a hurry, though rush is all too often rash. Even cars are often sold on speed disallowed by law, and so essentially useless. Emblematic is horse racing, , with…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019


(Georgianna Ziegler’s article appeared in Shakespeare & Beyond, 7/9; via Pam Green.) Shakespeare by the sea, on the river, in the park or garden, on the common – in the summertime Sh…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Netflix Orders Second African Original Series “Blood & Water” by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix is known as the world’s leading internet entertainment service. Recently, it has started production on its second original African series, “Blood & Water.” The series is a …

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Adam Rapp's The Sound Inside Starring Mary-Louise Parker by

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer finalist Adam Rapp's drama The Sound Inside at Studio 54. Tony winner David Cromer will direct the production, set to begin pre…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

#TBT: CD Review: OBCR The Full Monty by JK

From the zippy, jazzy and unrelated overture to the catchy "Let It Go" finale, David Yazbek's freshman Broadway score for The Full Monty is fun and funny from start to finish. The show itse…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Pride party continues at the River’s Brunch of Bitches by Oliver Sava

Unlimited eggs, mimosas, and drag performances for the whole family Yesterday two kids, brothers who both look younger than ten, were at Pokémon Go Fest. Today …

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Friday, June 21, 2019

When Dating Becomes an Upstream Battle: ‘The River’ by Matthew Wexler

BoHo Theatre presents Tony Award-winning playwright Jez Butterworth's "The River." Part thriller, part ghost story, the play tells a tale of love, loss, and patterns of pain. The post When …

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Maybe a Big Mouth Billy Bass would liven up The River by Catey Sullivan

But all we've got is a murky early effort from Tony winner Jez Butterworth. Playwright Jez Butterworth won the 2019 Best Play Tony Award for The Ferryman, but it…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Getting to the roots of Come From Away with writers Irene Sankoff and David Hein by Gabi Bergman

“You are here… at the start of a moment, on the edge of the world where the river meets the sea…” 20 years ago, a small town called Gander was just a province outside of Canada. But …

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Snapshot: ‘Ganga Ma’ by Giulio Di Sturco

A 10-year photography project that follows the river Ganges for more than 2,500km

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Monday, June 3, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1043: Normandy Sherwood by Adam Szymkowicz

Photo by Jody Christopherson Normandy Sherwood Hometown: Olney, MD Current Town: Brooklyn, NY. Q:  Tell me about Madame Lynch. A:  Madame Lynch herself was Eliza Lynch, a 19th century woma…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

London Theatre Review: Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall

Just a quick hop over the river from the West End, in the shadow of the London Eye, you will find London County Hall where Witness for the Prosecution is currently staged. The former home …

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The Ferryman's Jez Butterworth and Laura Donnelly on Turning a Family Secret into a Tony-Nominated Drama by Beth Stevens

As awards season barrels toward its culmination at the 73rd Annual Tonys on June 9, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is picking up speed and tchotchkes along the way. The family and politica…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Ferryman's Jez Butterworth & Laura Donnelly on Turning a Family Secret into a Tony-Nominated Drama by Beth Stevens

As awards season barrels toward its culmination at the 73rd Annual Tonys on June 9, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is picking up speed and tchotchkes along the way. The family and politica…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Mary Kate Morrissey to Play Janis in Mean Girls National Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

This talented star is throwing a Revenge Party across the country! Mary Kate Morrissey, a former Elphaba of the Wicked tour, has been cast as Janis Sarkisian in the upcoming national touring…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Laura Donnelly Cast in Joss Whedon’s “The Nevers” by Blouin Artinfo

Laura Donnelly, the “The Outlander” alum, has joined as the lead in the upcoming sci-fi drama. Joss Whedon, the screenwriter behind “The Avengers” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” …

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

As The Earth Warms, Long-Buried Objects Are Emerging. It’s Both Scary And Fascinating by Artsjournal

Water levels in the River Elbe dropped so far that “hunger stones” were revealed – carved boulders used since the 1400sto commemorate droughts and warn of their consequences. One of th…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Review: Beckett Trio, Part 2 from Scena Theatre by Tim Treanor

“Stay,” the dying beloved tells her lover, “where we were so long alone together. My shade will comfort you.” But of course he does not, and instead moves to a single room in a place…

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Chris Cragin Day by Zack Calhoon

Chris Cragin-Day-NYC Credits: Off-Bway: Martin Luther on Trial (developed w/ Max McLean); Off-0ff Bway: A Woman (one-act) 59E59th’s 2017 Summer Shorts; The Unusual Tale of Mary and Joseph…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Bess Wohl's World Premiere Comedy Continuity Announces Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting is set for Continuity, a new dark comedy by acclaimed playwright Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds), making its world premiere with Manhattan Theatre Club at New York City Cente…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

“Woolf Works” at Teatro alla Scala, Milan by Blouin Artinfo

The two-hours and 45-minutes ballet, “Woolf Works,” will be staged at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, beginning April 7 through April 20, 2019. Directed and choreographed by Wayne McGregor, …

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