Saturday, June 8, 2024

Inside Opening Night of TRAVESTIES with Tom Hollander and More! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Travesties, a limited engagement through Sunday, June 17, 2018, opened just last night at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). We'r…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Highlights of Tom Hollander and Company in TRAVESTIES on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions (David Babani, Artistic Director) and So…

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Friday, September 15, 2023

In a new D.C. play, Lincoln’s head goes missing. Cue the laugh track. by Peter Marks

‘Monumental Travesties’ at Mosaic Theater Company makes the vandalism of a controversial statue a source of comedy.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:55PM
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Monumental Travesties’ presented by Mosaic Theatre Company at Atlas Performing Arts Center by Eric Colchamiro

How do symbols of our past impact our present? Mosaic Theatre Company’s production of “Monumental Travesties,” now playing at its home in The Atlas Performing Arts Center, takes on tha…

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Comedy delivers a punch in ‘Monumental Travesties’ at Mosaic Theater by Daarel Burnette Ii

In this wonder of a script about racism, playwright Psalmayene 24 gives his characters lines that are poetic and biting and knee-slapping funny. By DAAREL BURNETTE II

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A playwright takes down a problematic memorial, with comedy by Celia Wren

In Mosaic Theater’s “Monumental Travesties,” playwright Psalmayene 24 critiques D.C.’s controversial Emancipation Memorial.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 04:25PM
Monday, July 31, 2023

Mosaic Theater Company to premiere searing new comedy by Psalmayene 24  by News Desk

Directed by Reginald L. Douglas, 'Monumental Travesties' explores race, memory, and the often privileged act of forgetting.

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

WHAT’S IN A NAME? by Ron Fassler

June 10, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Between 41st and 66th streets there are forty-two legit Broadway theatres (this includes the Palace, currently under renovation an…

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Friday, September 23, 2022

What's It Like to Play Tom Stoppard's Alter Ego? - Actor Arty Froushan and director Patrick Marber on the personal nature of 'Leopoldstadt' by Gerard Raymond

Actor Arty Froushan and director Patrick Marber on the personal nature of Leopoldstadt A hand-drawn family tree is a potent recurring image in Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's elegiac new play t…

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Monday, September 19, 2022

Lantern Theater Company presents Travesties by Cameron Kelsall

Slack pacing and a dire piece of miscasting sink the Lantern’s season-opening production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:14PM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

TRAVESTIES (Lantern): A play of ideas married to farce by Toby Zinman

Tom Stoppard’s newest play Leopoldstadt is coming to New York, and once again he is being talked about as if he were the second coming… The post TRAVESTIES (Lantern): A play of ideas ma…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt Begins Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning Leopoldstadt begins performances at the Longacre Theatre on September 14 ahead of opening on October 2. The production premiered in London's West End i…

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Saturday, June 11, 2022

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Stoppard, Sesame Street, Good Night Oscar, Lena Horne, etc. By: David Sheward June 11, 2022: Lots of theater news to report: Tom Stoppard's latest play Leopoldstadt has …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:45AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-Winning Leopoldstadt Sets Fall Broadway Dates by Caitlin Moynihan

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning Leopoldstadt is coming to Broadway. The play will run at Broadway's Longacre Theatre beginning on September 14 and open on October 2. The production…

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Saturday, April 9, 2022

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: New Stoppard Play; Kinky Boots Marches Off-B’way; COVID Woes By: David Sheward April 9, 2022: What a coincidence. Just as I finish reading Hermione Lee's comprehensive…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:17AM
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: May 25 - 31 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: May 25 - 31 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  May 25, 2016: Cirque du Soleil came to Broadway with Paramour on this date at the Lyric Theatre, where it stayed for …

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

One That Got Away: Deathtrap by JK

I loved the movie version of Deathtrap the minute I saw it, especially during that one scene that included such a surprise that people in the theater screamed. Okay, I screamed, too. Anyway…

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Monday, January 20, 2020

NEWS: Menier Chocolate Factory announces its spring season for 2020 by Press Releases

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the forthcoming two productions – the European premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Al…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt to Make World Premiere in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed dramatist Tom Stoppard will debut his latest work in London next year. Titled Leopoldstadt, the world premiere play will begin previews on January 25, 2020 and open on February 12 …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Travesties by Arts Review

Like Alan Moore’s work, Lost Girls, Tom Stoppard’s Travesties holds at its centre an unlikely confluence of popular figures in one location at the same time. While Moore’s sublime book…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Transport Group's Sweet Charity Concert Casts Rachel Bay Jones, Bonnie Milligan, Alysha Umphress & Santino Fontana by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry lineup of talent has been announced to appear in Transport Group's upcoming first-class concert presentation of the 1966 musical Sweet Charity. The previously announced one-night e…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Richard Kind, Holley Fain & More Complete Cast of Roundabout's Twentieth Century Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming benefit performance of the 1932 comedy Twentieth Century. The previously announced event, reuniting 2004 revival stars Alec Bal…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Julie Halston to Reunite with Alec Baldwin & Anne Heche in Twentieth Century Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting is set for Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming benefit performance of the play Twentieth Century. The previously announced event, reuniting 2004 revival stars Alec Bald…

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

A British Invasion: Spotlight on This Season's Shows from Across the Pond! by BroadwayWorld

The British are coming The British are comingThe 2017-18 Theatre season was littered with shows from London The Children, Farinelli and the King, Angels in America, Travesties, and of course…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Alexis Michalik's EDMOND DE BERGERAC Will Make UK Premiere by BroadwayWorld

Alexis Michalik's hilarious comedy won 5 Moliere Awards and continues to play to packed houses in Paris at the Theatre du Palais-Royale. Here it will receive its UK premiere in a new transla…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 6th - Gettin' The Band and Boys In The Band Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Gettin' The Band Back Together 11.66, Head Over Heels 10.81, Summer 3.04, My Fair Lady 2.78 and Beautiful 2.12.The top growing current Broadway…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:18PM
Monday, July 16, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 16th - The Play That Goes Wrong And Head Over Heels Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels 7.51, The Band's Visit 2.31, My Fair Lady 2.19, Summer 1.82 and Once On this Island 1.59.The top growing current Broadway plays…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:24AM
Monday, July 9, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 9th - HEAD OVER HEELS Tops Social Chart For Third Consecutive Week! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels 10.17, Anastasia 2.51, Summer 2.28, The Band's Visit 2.21 and Once On this Island 2.04. The top growing current Broadway plays …

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Travesties review at Pitlochry Festival Theatre – ‘breakneck farce and historical drama’ by David Pollock

The addled – and fictional – recollections of an elderly man were the most appropriate ground upon which to found Tom Stoppard’s

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

“Summer and Smoke” at Almeida Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Summer and Smoke” by tennessee Williams will be on stage at Almeida Theatre, London.The play is directed by Rebecca Frecknall. The play has been given five star ratings by various media…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Rise Alum Damon J. Gillespie & More to Join Peter Dinklage in Goodspeed's Cyrano Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Damon J. Gillespie, a talented young star recently seen on the TV series Rise, will appear in the upcoming new musical adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, set to appear at Goodspeed Musicals&#…

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards