Thursday, October 21, 2021

Canadian Stage Legend Martha Henry Dies at 83

Henry had just finished performing in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women at the Stratford Festival.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:48AM
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Twenty five years after they first worked on Three Tall Women together, Edward Albee’s play holds a deeper meaning for Martha Henry and Diana Leblan by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

While telling a story about playwright Edward Albee, actor Martha Henry holds a photo up to the screen: A photo of Albee, looking intensely at the camera and stroking a white cat.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM
Saturday, August 21, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Martha Henry, Lucy Peacock and Mamie Zwettler by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Martha Henry, Lucy Peacock and Mamie Zwettler, hosted by Lois Adamson. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss this …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:06PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Showstarters ft. Three Tall Women by Stratford Festival

Director Diana Leblanc, actor Martha Henry and designer Francesca Callow share their insights into Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, a deeply personal meditation on the hu…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:06PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 15, 1995: One of the 90s most interesting and underrated musicals, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, opened at th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:18PM
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  May 4, 2008: Boeing Boeing landed at the Longacre Theatre for 279 performances with an all-star cast including Mark R…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 11:12AM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

2021 Season Announcement by Stratford Festival

Join us for the 2021 season! ✨ The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme o…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:54PM
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 2010s Career Theater People by JK

Our Best of the Decade series continues this week with a look ten theater professionals who made their mark and established a full Broadway career during the 2010's. These are actors, design…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:12PM
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Great Performances Part 2 by JK

As we said yesterday, over the past ten seasons, we have been witnesses to some truly amazing performances. These are thirty of the greatest star turns, each one iconic for a different reaso…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 12:24PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals by JK

Yesterday, we began our series about the "Best" of the last decade, from the 2010-2011 season, through the just ended 2019-2020 season. Today, Mike and I name what we considered to be the 10…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:24AM
Saturday, May 9, 2020

Take a Look Back at Glenda Jackson in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women by Nathan Skethway

The Tony-winning actor celebrates her birthday May 9.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Saturday, April 4, 2020

Three Tall Women's Alison Pill Finds Her 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

How did she connect her role in the Tony-nominated Best Revival to her Broadway debut in The Lieutenant of Inishmore?

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Stray Dog's 'Three Tall Women' blends humor and profundity by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theatre presents late masterpiece by Edward Albee.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:12PM
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Joe Mantello Named Recipient of 2019 Mr. Abbott Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran director-actor Joe Mantello will be honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation with the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award. Presented for a lifetime of outstanding contribution…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Stratford Festival 2020 to Include Chicago, Wendy & Peter Pan, 2 Musical World Premieres, More by Dan Meyer

Spamalot, Wolf Hall, and Three Tall Women will also be staged.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:19PM
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 07:06AM
Thursday, July 4, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Colette Robert by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Tess Meyer) Colette Robert is a Los Angeles native currently based in New York. Recent directing credits include: Behind the Sheet (EST), Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. (Barna…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 07:18PM
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow take on Hillary and Clinton on Broadway: EW review by Jessica Shaw

Hillary and Clinton is about exactly what you think it’s about: Hillary and Bill. But it’s also about Hillary and that last name, and what it means to be attached to a reputation that is…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 07:30PM
Saturday, April 13, 2019

Broadway: If Laurie Metcalf Doesn’t Win Another Tony Award This Season She’s Already Signed Up to Try Again Next Spring with “Virginia Woolf” by Roger Friedman

Last year, Laurie Metcalf won her second Tony Award in a row for “Three Tall Women.” OK, it was for a supporting

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 01:25PM

Laurie Metcalf and Eddie Izzard to star in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re going to be heading over to George and Martha’s next year. Laurie Metcalf and Eddie Izzard will play the battling couple in a new revival of Edward Albee’s searing play Who’s A…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 10:36AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

King Lear *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 10, 2019: Some actors are larger than life, but not life-like. We admire their craft rather than identify with the characters they are portraying and the emotions…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:00AM
Thursday, April 4, 2019

"King Lear" at the Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St. (through July 7, 2019) by Simon Saltzman

Ruth Wilson and Glenda Jackson  (photo credit: Brigitte Lacombe) It is to be expected that a seasoned critic would have seen William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” more than once, perhaps…

SOURCE: simonsaltzman.blogspot.com at 09:58PM

Glenda Jackson Earns Crown In Broadway’s ‘King Lear’: Review by Greg Evans

With the arrival of her mighty Lear, Glenda Jackson has, in the span of a year, provided Broadway with twin portraits of once towering figures humbled by age – last year a matriarch in Thr…

SOURCE: Deadline at 08:00PM
Friday, March 22, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Favorite Andrew Lloyd Webber Shows by JK

I know I spend a great deal of time writing about Sondheim and Kander and Ebb on this blog. That's not to say I don't enjoy others. Having recently enjoyed a re-visit to The Phantom of the O…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 07:00AM
Friday, March 1, 2019

Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2019 by JK

2019 is in full swing, and now we are approaching the crunch of spring openings, with shows trying to get in under the wire for all of the awards. Exciting times for sure! This spring, we ar…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 07:24AM
Friday, February 15, 2019

What How I Learned to Drive, Three Tall Women, Avenue Q, and “Daddy” All Have In Common by Olivia Clement

Artistic directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern use this theatre to create groundbreaking work by veterans and newcomers alike.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM
Friday, February 1, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Bio-Musicals We'd Actually Like to See by JK

With last week's announcement that the Michael Jackson bio-musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough is Broadway-bound, (not to mention the forthcoming Tina Turner show Tina) I've bee…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 07:42AM
Thursday, January 3, 2019

10 don’t-miss Broadway divas, debuts and dramas for 2019 by Michael Riedel

Ring out the old, ring in the new: Here’s my countdown to the 10 personalities, shows and backstage dramas I’m looking forward to in 2019. 10. Glenda Jackson delivered an unforgettable p…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:45PM
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Top 10 of 2018 by Nicole Serratore

This tends to be the place where I've kept track of my yearly theater stats. And this year felt like a lot of work so I counted out what I did.203 shows seen (not counting duplicate visits)2…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 01:26PM
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Best of 2018 JKTS Awards: The Performances by JK

THE 2018 JKTS AWARDS(Slightly) Naughty Fun(17 Awards)After taking a couple of seasons off, we are super excited to re-start our annual tradition! Up first, our awards for the media and techn…

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 07:42AM

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