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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Interview: Rick Lombardo on Directing Two Plays at Once and Doing His Own Sound Design by Auriane Desombre

Directing a play is always a challenge, so directing two at the same time is definitely demanding (especially if you’re doing your own sound design). That’s what Rick Lombardo pulled off…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Interview: Steven “HeaveN Beatbox” Cantor on Making his Broadway Debut in “In Transit” by Auriane Desombre

In a setting that will be familiar to anyone who relied on the MTA to make it to the show, In Transit uses a subway station as a jumping off point, launching into the interconnecting lives o…

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Interview: Liba Vaynberg on Starring in Fault Line Theatre’s “The Oregon Trail” by Auriane Desombre

Starring in Fault Line Theatre’s production of Bekah Brunsetter’s new play The Oregon Trail, the wonderful Liba Vaynberg brings the show’s humor to life with her portrayal of “now Ja…

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Interview: Playwright Sarah DeLappe on “The Wolves,” a Play about High School Girls, Suburban America, and Soccer by Auriane Desombre

Powerful for the way it looks at the moments between the actual action of the story, Sarah DeLappe’s play The Wolves follows a high school women’s indoor soccer team. Dropping in on thei…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Interview: Lyricist-Librettist David Spencer on Working with Alan Menken, Canadian Networking, and “Duddy Kravitz” by Auriane Desombre

Hot off a successful run in Montreal, the original cast recording of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz tells the fascinating story of an ambitious young man who would seemingly stop at no…

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Review: The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (2016 Original Cast Recording) by Auriane Desombre

“A man without land is nobody.” Such is the maxim, learned from his grandfather, that Duddy Kravitz (Ken James Stewart) uses to rule and guide his ambitions. Of course, to acquire the la…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Theater Lover’s Definitive Guide to Holiday Gift Giving by Auriane Desombre

The holidays really are the most wonderful time of the year. The lights, the songs, the spirit, the general excuse to eat pie – it’s a magical time. For those of us who aren’t the best…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Interview: “The Other Mozart” Playwright Sylvia Milo on the Forgotten Legacy of the Composer’s Sister by Auriane Desombre

When we hear the name “Mozart,” we think, of course, of Wolfgang Amadeus, the composer whose music and life story remains so present in our modern culture. There was, however, another Mo…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Interview: Director Yuriy Pavlish on Kinetic Storytelling, Stage Combat, and “Coriolanus” by Auriane Desombre

When we think of Shakespeare, we often think of his mastery of the English language, his undeniable brilliance with words. The Combative Theatre Co., however, takes a different approach, foc…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Interview: Actor Paco Tolson on Playing the Playwright, Fatherhood, and MTC’s “Vietgone” by Auriane Desombre

It’s not often that a romantic comedy picks a war as a setting, but MTC’s Vietgone does just that, setting the love story between Quang (Raymond Lee) and Tong (Jennifer Ikeda) in an Ariz…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Interview: Matt Cox on His “Harry Potter” Parody, “Puffs: or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic” by Auriane Desombre

Puffs: or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic begins by introducing us to a boy we’re all familiar with, an orphaned infant with a scar on his forehea…

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Interview: Obie Winner Winsome Brown on Her One-Woman Show “Hit the Body Alarm” and Being Inspired by “Paradise Lost” by Auriane Desombre

As a writer, performer, and director, Winsome Brown wears a lot of hats, which works out well for her current piece, Hit the Body Alarm, a one-woman show that weaves together four stories. B…

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