Monday, May 25, 2015

Bash for Bart a heartfelt tribute to former Intiman Theatre chief

A genius. A mentor. A perfectionistic taskmaster. A compassionate, politically attuned artist. Bartlett Sher was described as all of those things at the Bash for Bart, honoring his decade as artistic head of Intiman Theatre.

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'Sunset' is lyrical but incomplete portrayal of Rachel Carson by Misha Berson

Robin Holcomb's theater piece mixes music, film, live action.
Thanks to American Theater Web for the link.

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Risky concept gives 'Light' radiance by Misha Berson

While adjustments to its score and staging would make "The Light in the Piazza" more cohesively compelling, it is at heart a beguiling tale retold with humor, poignancy and musical interludes of shivery loveliness.
Thanks to Steven for the links!

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Preview: 'Equivocation' speaks to the sacred in life By Misha Berson

A talk with Bill Cain, author of the much in-demand play "Equivocation," about art, politics and family in Shakespeare's day and our own. It's in previews at Seattle Repertory Theatre and op…

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"Randy Quaid takes on rascal musical role," by Misha Berson

The rotund rascal Sir John Falstaff has been an irrepressible stage figure since his debut as Prince Hal's wily mentor in Henry IV, Part I. Featured in three Shakespeare plays and the headliner of several operas, this rogue gets another go-round when Randy Quaid portrays him in the twangy Broadway-bound musical Lone Star Love.

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August Wilson viewings set

Viewings of the late August Wilson, an acclaimed playwright, will be held from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow at Bonney-Watson Funeral Home, 1732 Broadway, Seattle.

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Washington hottie gets big break in the Big Apple By Misha Berson

If you want some face time with actor-singer Cheyenne Jackson any time soon, take a number.

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Not your mother's psychedelia: 'House of Thee UnHoly #4'

"House of Thee UnHoly #4" finds Seattle burlesque stars and theater talents in a hard-rock place.

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Seattle Symphony gets Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch, one of the country's most respected figures in orchestral pops, is the Seattle Symphony's new principal pops conductor.

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Potent characters, issues show search for simple reality By Misha Berson

America the addicted. America the numb. America the war weary. America the lonely.
All these countries compose the jagged terrain of "Prayer for My Enemy," the ungainly but viscerally potent new Craig Lucas play premiering at Intiman Theatre.

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