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Friday, October 15, 2021

Broadway Review: “Chicken & Biscuits” at Circle in the Square Theatre (Through Sunday January 2, 2022) by David Roberts

Had the playwright, director, and creative team of “Chicken & Biscuits” taken a cue from their “Oklahoma” colleagues who occupied the same Circle in the Square Theatre space in 2…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:22AM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Off-Broadway Review: Bedlam’s “Persuasion” at the Connelly Theatre (Through Sunday October 31, 2021) by David Roberts

Bedlam’s 2016 “Sense and Sensibility” was fresh, buoyant, engaging, and richly authentic. Kate Hamill’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s text was transformative theatre, groundbreaking …

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 06:16PM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Off-Broadway Review: New York Theatre Workshop’s “Sanctuary City” at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (Through Sunday October 10, 2021) by David Roberts

Since the controversy started about the destiny of so called “dreamers” and immigration moved to the forefront of the political spectrum, theatre has become a formidable platform, reveal…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 04:24PM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Broadway Review: “Pass Over” at the August Wilson Theatre (Through Sunday October 10, 2021) by David Roberts

In Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s most recent iteration of “Pass Over,” two “brothers” Moses (Jon Michael Hill) and Kitch (Namir Smallwood) engage in an interminable exchange of esca…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:13AM
Saturday, July 3, 2021

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 2021 Main Stage Review: “How I Learned What I Learned” (Through Sunday July 11, 2021) by David Roberts

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 2021 Main Stage Review: “How I Learned What I Learned” (Through Sunday July 11, 2021 By August Wilson Co-Conceived by Todd Kreidler Directed by Christ…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 06:27PM
Monday, April 12, 2021

Video on Demand Preview: Purdue University’s Department of Theatre Presents Bertolt Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her Children” (Friday April 1 by David Roberts

Purdue University’s Department of Theatre is presenting “Mother Courage and Her Children” by Bertolt Brecht. This weekend’s production will be available virtually April 16-18 from th…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 02:57PM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Video on Demand: GFour Productions “Middletown” (Streaming through Sunday April 4, 2021) by David Roberts

Don Clancy’s play “Middletown” reflects on the lives of two couples who establish a close friendship, supporting each other through the trials and tribulations that life brings their w…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 04:58PM
Thursday, March 11, 2021

Video on Demand Preview: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Virtual “Irish Poetry Slam” (Wednesday March 17, 2021) by David Roberts

David Staller, Artistic Director of Gingold Theatrical Group today announced that in lieu of the 2021 Golden Shamrock Gala, GTG would celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an IRISH POETRY SLAM,…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 01:30PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Theatre Preview: Jersey City’s [email protected] Presents “Julius Caesar” the Third Installment of Their All-Free Radio Play Season by David Roberts

Actors from Broadway and London’s West End team up for the [email protected] Home, all-free radio play Julius Caesar, which launches Monday February 22nd at 7pm EST. The Tony Nominated actor Pa…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:57AM
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Theatre News: March-April Cover for “Encore Monthly” Reveals Second Issue’s Theme: “The Dressing Room Project” by David Roberts

The March-April cover for Encore Monthly, featuring actor Bradley Gibson (The Lion King, A Bronx Tale), was revealed today, announcing the publication’s second issue that will hit mailboxe…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 11:42AM
Monday, January 11, 2021

Theatre News: Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Final Two Productions for Return to the Stage 2021 – 2022 by David Roberts

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce plans to produce two additional shows for Manhattan Theatre Club‘s 2021-2022 season. In t…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 11:45AM
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Video on Demand Review: The Irish Repertory Theatre’s “Meet Me in St. Louis: A Holiday Special in Song and on Screen” (Through January 2, 2021) by David Roberts

The Irish Repertory Theatre has been a leader in providing accessible online performances during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Digital Fall Season begam on September 22 featuring five Performan…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 02:46PM
Monday, December 28, 2020

Theatre Magazine Preview and Interview: “Encore Monthly:” The New Theatre Magazine for the 21st Century by David Roberts

“Encore Monthly” is a new theatre magazine for the 21st Century. It celebrates everything we love about American theatre, whether it is happening on the stages on Broadway or on the page…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 03:24PM
Monday, December 21, 2020

Video on Demand Review: Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” Starring Jefferson Mays (through January 3, 2010) by David Roberts

“Scrooge,” Noel Langley’s 1951 black-and-white film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” is perhaps the most celebrated version of the holiday classic. Notable amo…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 04:37PM
Sunday, December 20, 2020

Video on Demand Review: San Francisco Playhouse’s “Song for a New World” (through December 31, 2020) by David Roberts

It is not at all news that theatre stages throughout the world have been dark and empty since the outbreak of COVID 19 and the rise of this virus to pandemic proportions, but it is also a re…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 06:21PM
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Holiday Streaming Preview: “The Nutcracker” at Wethersfield Streams Free from December 23 through December 26 by David Roberts

The Nutcracker at Wethersfield, a Covid-19 compliant “Nutcracker,” choreographed and directed by Troy Schumacher, runs this holiday season through December 26 at the glorious Wethersfiel…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 06:02PM
Monday, November 30, 2020

Broadway News: Theatre Reviews Limited’s Favorite Holiday Gifts of 2020 by David Roberts

We can’t go to Broadway this holiday season, but there are many ways to celebrate theatre with friends and family. Check out our favorite holiday gifts of 2020! FOR THOSE LOOKING TO GET IN…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 01:42PM
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

New Film Preview: “#valentinesday” – A Romantic Comedy About Modern Love and Dating – Coming February 2021 by David Roberts

Dreambird Studios debut feature film, #valentinesday, produced by industry veteran, Mark Forstater (Monty Python and the Holy Grail) is set to be released on February 14, 2021. A modern day …

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 03:00PM
Monday, November 23, 2020

Hollywood News: Hollywood Producer and Screenwriter Robert Warner Garland Dies at Age 83 by David Roberts

Born on May 1, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Bennett and Esther Garland nee Tumin, Mr. Garland attended St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. Mr. Garland’s first job in tel…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 11:08AM
Saturday, November 21, 2020

Musical Theatre Web Series Review: Rock-Themed Episode Three of London’s “The Theatre Channel” To Be Released November 27, 2020 by David Roberts

Musical Theatre Web Series Review: Rock-Themed Episode Three of London’s “The Theatre Channel” to Be Released November 27, 2020 Direction and Choreography by Bill Dreamer Reviewed by D…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 02:59PM
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Tickets Now Available to the Public for National Alliance for Musical Theatre “Festival of New Musicals” by David Roberts

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce that the public can attend NAMT’s 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS by makin…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 03:22PM
Friday, September 25, 2020

Off-Broadway Review: “Belfast Blues” – Part of Irish Repertory Theatre’s 2020 Digital Fall Series of “A Performance on Screen” by David Roberts

After years of touring and multiple performances in New York City, Geraldine Hughes’s autobiographical “Belfast Blues” is currently playing at Irish Repertory Theatre – virtually –…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 02:46PM
Friday, September 11, 2020

Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Its Online 2020 Season by David Roberts

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O’Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to announce its Online 2020 Fall Season. This fall will feature five Performa…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 03:42PM
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Music News: Katie Pruitt Kicks off Pride Month “Out of the Closet” Cover Series with Tegan and Sara’s “Walking With a Ghost” by David Roberts

June 18, 2020 – Nashville, TN – Today, singer, songwriter, and musician Katie Pruitt has released her cover of Tegan and Sara’s “Walking With A Ghost,” the first installment of her…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 12:17PM
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Theatre News: New Theatre Journal “The Flashpaper: Theatre’s Thoughts on Right Now” on Sale Now by David Roberts

Arts journalist and editor Mark Blankenship is pleased to announce the debut of The Flashpaper: Theatre’s Thoughts on Right Now, a new journal dedicated to the urgent ideas of contemporary…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 10:58AM
Monday, May 11, 2020

Theatre News: Outer Critics Circle Awards Announce Honors for the 2019-2020 Broadway & Off-Broadway Season by David Roberts

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, present the recipients of this year’s speci…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 02:23PM
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Theatre Preview: The Homebound Project Features Collections of New Theatrical Work in Limited Release View-At-Home Recordings by David Roberts

Over 50 leading and emerging actors and playwrights have united for The Homebound Project, a new independent, online theater initiative created to help feed children affected by COVID-19. Fo…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 03:20PM
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces Line-Up for “New Songs Now in Your Living Room” by David Roberts

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, in partnership with Rosalind Productions, Inc., is proud to announce the line-up for New Songs Now in Your Living Room. This free unplugged concert series gi…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 11:15AM
Monday, March 23, 2020

Music Preview: Fantasy Non Fiction Releases Self-Titled Debut Digital Album on May 8, 2020 – Pre-Order Available Now by David Roberts

Fantasy Non Fiction is a fierce four-piece rock band featuring the original music of drummer/vocalist, Rose Cangelosi, a queer songwriter navigating the world through the catharsis of musica…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 11:39AM
Friday, March 20, 2020

Off-Broadway News: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater to Sell Tickets to View-at-Home Recordings of “The Siblings Play” by David Roberts

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and piece by piece productions, in association with Rising Phoenix Repertory, are proud to announce that a limited number of tickets to view-at-home recording…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 12:26PM
Monday, March 9, 2020

Off-Broadway Review: “Incantata” at Irish Repertory Theatre’s Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage by David Roberts

Mr. Townsend, Mr. Yeats, and the creative team collaborate to transform Muldoon’s elegy to his late partner Mary Farl Powers into one of the most powerful theatrical experiences of the cur…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 04:47PM

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