Friday, May 20, 2022

HAIRSPRAY (National Tour at Miller Theater): As fresh as ever by Joshua Herren

I was delighted to find that the charms of Hairspray are still hard to resist. The post HAIRSPRAY (National Tour at Miller Theater): As fresh as ever appeared first on phindie.

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AUSTIN PENDLETON IS STILL ON BROADWAY, STILL A BABE MAGNET by Robert Shuman

(Henry Alford’s article appeared in the The New Yorker, 5/16; Photo: WFMJ.com.) The actor and director hangs at the lounge of Studio 54, where he is performing in “The Minutes,” to dis…

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The “Look” Behind Freestyle Love Supreme: Talking with Costume Designer Lisa Zinni by Debra Danese

Costume designer Lisa Zinni is heading back to the area as part of Freestyle Love Supreme (FLS). The Philly native found her passion for design… The post The “Look” Behind Freestyle L…

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The Oracle by Darryl Reilly

This premiere five-performance Off-Off-Broadway showcase run of "The Oracle" is best viewed as a tryout, and the production’s presentational flaws are cited with that belief. Co-author El…

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Carbonells’ Set ‘Theater Prom’ Date, New Venue, Changes by Bill Hirschman

A sign of recovery in theater, the Carbonell Awards have announced a firm date and location for the live resumption of the annual recognition of excellence in South Florida theater. “Theat…

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One Night

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY MAY 20 by Mark Shenton

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Belfast Girls: Five Irish Orphans Brave the 1850 High Seas by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Taki McGarrick's eye-opening historical play, directed by Nicola Murphy, with a quintet of superlative actors The post Belfast Girls: Five Irish Orphans Brave the 1850 High …

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Belfast Girls: The Pluck of the Irish by Elysa Gardner

★★★☆☆Jacki McCarrick revisits an underexplored chapter in Irish, and women's, history The post Belfast Girls: The Pluck of the Irish appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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‘WE KEPT OUR BEARDS’: OBERAMMERGAU’S PASSION PLAY EMERGES FROM PANDEMIC by Robert Shuman

(Kate Connolly’s article appeared in the Guardian, 5/14/22; Photo:  Frederik Mayet as Jesus Christ in the 42nd Oberammergau passion play. Photograph: Lukas Barth/Reuters.) In 1633 the Ba…

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Vero Beach’s Riverside Reopens With John Denver Bio-Musical by Bill Hirschman

After its January re-opening production of Carousel was cut short by Covid, the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach re-re-opened its season on May 10 with a splendid production of Almost Heaven:…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Scores of Cappies High School Awards Given in 20th Year by Bill Hirschman

Those who believe that theater is dying would have seen a vibrantly healthy future Tuesday when hundreds upon hundreds upon hundreds of teenagers and their families and friends cheered and …

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Exception to the Rule: Porch Kid Meets Street Kids by Elysa Gardner

★★★☆☆ Dave Harris's follow-up to 'Tango & Bones' is entertaining, sobering and ultimately frustrating The post Exception to the Rule: Porch Kid Meets Street Kids appeared first…

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Oh God, A Show About Abortion by Joel Benjamin

Alison Leiby’s "Oh God, A Show About Abortion" is probably the most level-headed work about that much debated subject, perhaps too level-headed.  While the United States is going through …

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‘A STRANGE LOOP’ REVIEW: A DAZZLING RIDE ON A MENTAL MERRY-GO-ROUND by Robert Shuman

(Maya Phillips’s article appeared in The New York Times, 4/26; Photo: Jaquel Spivey, center, as Usher, a 25-year-old Broadway usher, in “A Strange Loop” at the Lyceum Theater in Manhat…

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Report From New York: Stagecraft is, Indeed, Magical In Revamped Harry Potter Play by Bill Hirschman

In theatrical world when the tired complaint persists about reliance on chandeliers and helicopters, the revamped Harry Potter and the Cursed Child isn’t going to please those folks much. …

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ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY MAY 18 by Mark Shenton

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POSTCARDS: Dancing Diaries- "Splash Dance"- Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects Make a "Splash" at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London by The Dance Enthusiast

In POSTCARDS: Dancing Diaries- Jody Oberfelder Projects and Crew Make a "Splash Dance"  at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London-- " It is always wonderful to hear what our dance communi…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

A QUICK INTERVIEW by Jason Robert Brown

One of my kids’ camp counselors needed to interview a composer for her school, so I got volunteered. I ended up kind of liking what I had to say, so I thought I’d post it here in case it…

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Golden Shield: Foiled by Its Own Ambitions by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ Anchuli Felicia King's drama deals with corporate, legal and international intrigue. The post Golden Shield: Foiled by Its Own Ambitions appeared first on New York Stage Rev…

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The Karpovsky Variations by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Adam Kraar’s new drama, "The Karpovsky Variations," is a memory play about a dysfunctional family of driven people and the music that inspired them. Unfortunately, in its current form it i…

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The Pitch by Steven Morris

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PODCAST: Stages of Our City, Episode 13, Julyza Commodore and Dana Martin by Steven Morris

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DRAMA DESK AWARDS 2022–NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED  by Robert Shuman

DRAMA DESK AWARDS 2022 NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED     (via Scott Klein / Logan Metzler at Keith Sherman & Associates; visit www.DramaDeskAwards.com .)     (Monday, May 16, 2022) – Nom…

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2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

SIX: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves) and Anna Uzele (Cathe…

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Report From New York: ‘American Buffalo’ Again Dives Into the Nation’s Lower Depths by Bill Hirschman

In a cold analysis, nothing much actually happens in the narrative sense during  David Mamet’s 1975 dive into the social gutter of the 20th Century United States, the classic American Buf…

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God of Carnage by Steven Morris

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The Effect by Steven Morris

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Metamorphoses by Steven Morris

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DANCE NEWS: English National Ballet Brings Akram Khan's "Giselle" to BAM with Star-Studded Principal Cast by The Dance Enthusiast

Enter the rich world of Akram Khan’s timely reimagining: a condemned factory haunted by vengeful ghosts and collective female rage.

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