Friday, February 14, 2020

The Visitor, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Announces Complete Casting

The world-premiere musical features a score from Next to Normal collaborators Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Alysha Deslorieux to Join David Hyde Pierce & Ari'el Stachel in New Musical The Visitor at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Alysha Deslorieux has taken over the role of Zainab in the world premiere musical The Visitor, set to arrive at off-Broadway's Public Theater this spring. Deslorieux replace…

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Off-Broadway's The Visitor Completes Casting With Alysha Deslorieux by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton alum steps in for Slave Play's Joaquina Kalukango, who had to withdraw from the production due to scheduling conflicts.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

The “Time Traveler” Who Took Our Tobacco by Alexander Nderitu

The Akamba people of East Africa have a saying: “The visitor has the best tobacco.” But what happens when the hosts are anxious to sample the visitor’s tobacco but, after giving them a…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Expanding MoMA, Expanding Art by Artsjournal

James Russell: “MoMA has long built its origin story of Euro-American Modernism around its great holdings, but that story no longer consists of a single, mainly male, heroic narrative. Ins…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Championing The Arts: An Interview with SF Travel?s Brenda Tucker

by Kari Barclay In 2018, San Francisco had a total of 25.8 million visitors who collectively contributed $10 billion to the city?s economy. Some of these visitors attend theatre and other l…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Ari'el Stachel to Star in 50th Anniversary Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Concert at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actor Ari'el Stachel has been selected to take on the title role in Manhattan Concert Productions' highly anticipated 50th anniversary concert staging of Joseph and the Amazing …

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Study: Forty Percent Of UK Arts Organizations Pay Junior Staff Less Than Living Wages by Artsjournal

Research by the Visitor Experience Forum and BOP Consulting on practices at 140 museums, galleries and visitor attractions found that 39% of respondents paid their entry level visitor experi…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

David Hyde Pierce & Ari'el Stachel in New Musical The Visitor & More Set for Public Theater's 2019-2020 Season by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced a lineup of talent-packed productions set to appear as part of its 2019-2020 season. Highlights include Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's new musical a…

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The Public Theater's Season to Feature World Premiere Kitt & Yorkey Musical THE VISITOR, SOFT POWER, and More

Public Theater announced the line-up today for The Public's 2019-20 Season 

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Soft Power, The Visitor, and More Part of The Public's 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The lineup also includes revivals of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls and Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Rialto Chatter: Will David Hyde Pierce And Ari'el Stachel Star In A Musical Adaptation of THE VISITOR? by Rialto Chatter

According to reports online, The Public Theater is set to premiere a new musical adaptation of Thomas McCarthy's film The Visitor as part of its 20192020 season.

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Tony Award Winner Ari’el Stachel Signed By ICM Partners by Greg Evans

ICM Partners has signed Ari’el Stachel, who won last year’s Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in The Band’s Visit. Next February, Stachel will start r…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

The Fifth Week Of Whitney Protests Focuses On Palestinian Liberation by Artsjournal2

And it didn’t always go well. ‘”This is offensive to me,’ [a] vexed visitor complained. The security staffer found himself in the position of having to defend the activists’s right…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Review: ‘The Peculiar Patriot’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Ian Thal

A klaxon sounds. A video montage of “Betsy” LaQuanda Ross (actor and playwright Liza Jessie Peterson) passing through the visitor entrance at a correctional facility plays in black and w…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Fans in Eager Wait for Bob Dylan-Neil Young Concert at British Summer Time festival by Blouin Artinfo

Two legends of songwriting Bob Dylan and Neil Young will co-headline the British Summer Time Festival on July 12, 2019, at Hyde Park, London.It is not known whether the songwriting legends w…

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

People You Should Know . . . William Youmans by Zack Calhoon

William Youmans - Film: Birdman, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, A League Of Their Own, Mrs. Soffel, Nadine, Compromising Positions, Fresh Horses.  TV: The Little Match Girl, Separ…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohème” by The Dallas Opera, US by Blouin Artinfo

Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” by The Dallas Opera will be on stage at Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, US.“Puccini’s timeless La Boheme combines soaring music and heartbreakin…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

The Peculiar Patriot ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Lauren Yarger July 20, 2018:  We all get a chance to pull up a seat at a table in the visitor's room of a prison in Liza Jessie Peterson's gripping look at incarceration, The Peculiar …

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NY Theater Review: The Peculiar Patriot TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

Liza Jessie Peterson. Photo: Garlia C. Jones-LyThe Peculiar PatriotWritten and performed by Liza Jessie PetersonDirected by Talvin WilksNational Black TheatreThrough July 29By Lauren YargerW…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Warner Bros. pitches $100m aerial tramway to Hollywood sign by Blouin Artinfo

Warner Bros. has recently announced a plan to construct an aerial tramway to the famed Hollywood sign. The project has been dubbed the Hollywood Skyway.  The skyway will transport visit…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

'Daho Likes It Pop!' at Cité de la Musique, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

This exhibition of photos chronicles the journey and life of Étienne Daho. The photos put up in this immersive and intimate exhibit highlights the evolution of French Pop as Étienne Daho s…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A Delicate Ship by Vanessa Cate

A Delicate Ship Reviewed by Neal Weaver The Road on Magnolia Through March 11  Sarah (Paris Perrault) and her boyfriend Sam (Philip Orazio) are enjoying a quiet Christmas Eve at home wh…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Using Google Analytics To Measure The Five Must-Have Elements For Business Objectives by Drew McManus

You probably hear plenty of chatter about why GA is important but really, it’s one thing to login and view default dashboard metrics (quantitative, numbers-oriented info such as visitors p…

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Sojourners Review: African Immigrant Epic Begins With Love Stories by New York Theater

In “Sojourners,” a curious kind of love story among oddly carved characters, a man visits the hospital room of a woman he just recently met who’s given birth to the child of her absent…

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Kate Claxton Head Shots: This Week Only by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Curator Of Exhibitions, New York Public Library For The Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

The Library for the Performing Arts is having a photogenic summer. Between Sinatra in the Oenslager Gallery and Geoffrey Holder in the Corridor Gallery, we have many examples of compelling i…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Our American Cousin review – Yankee hero saves the play but not the president by Michael Billington

Finborough, LondonTom Taylor’s protagonist packs a punch in this sometimes heavy-handed comic melodrama that Abraham Lincoln was watching on the night he was assassinated“And how did you…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Tony Awards: 15 new plays and musicals open in a race to the show

I'm playing a game of Martian House Guest with myself again. That is, if a friendly creature from another planet were to plop its fluffy (I prefer fluffy . . . listen, it's my game) self int…

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Odds & Ends: Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey Freaky Friday Musical is in the Works & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Freaky Friday Musical is in the Works A stage adaptation of Freaky Friday is to receive a developmental lab! According to …

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Musical Adaptation of White House Comedy Dave, With Score by Tom Kitt, Slated for 2015 Premiere by Ryan McPhee

Dave is making his way from the White House to the Great White Way! Pulitzer and Tony-winning composer Tom Kitt, lyricist Nell Benjamin and book writer Thomas Meehan are joining forces for a…

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Spotlight On...Lyndsey Anderson by Michael Block

Name: Lyndsey AndersonHometown: I was born in Laurinburg, North Carolina. We moved around a lot though, and I ended up going to high school and college in Indiana.Education: BA, Theatre, BA,…

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