Monday, February 24, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Hailey Kilgore Honors 'Epitome of a Legend,' Camille A. Brown by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A radically reworked West Side Story comes to Broadway: Review by Leah Greenblatt

How do you solve a problem like a remake? Play it too faithfully and you’re just doing karaoke, or community theater; stray too far and you risk losing the thread of the original text — …

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

See Laura Benanti, Ashley Park and Bobby Cannavale Celebrate at the Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala by Diep Tran

Williamstown Theatre Festival celebrated its annual gala on February 10 at Tao Downtown, on the same day it announced its 2020 production season (which includes an Audra McDonald-led revival…

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Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2020 Season, Including Audra McDonald & Bobby Cannavale-Led STREETCAR & More!

BroadwayWorld reported yesterday that a production of A Streetcar Named Desire is headed to Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer, starring Audra McDonald and Bobby Cannavale. Now, Arti…

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Audra McDonald Will Star in A Streetcar Named Desire as Part of 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival by Mark Peikert

Bobby Cannavale and Carla Gugino will co-star, under the direction of Robert O'Hara.

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Wake Up With BWW 2/11: Audra McDonald and Bobby Cannavale in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, and More!

Today's top stories: Audra McDonald and Bobby Cannavale will lead A Streetcar Named Desire at Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer, and more!

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Audra McDonald-Led A Streetcar Named Desire to Launch New Season at Williamstown Theatre Festival by Andy Lefkowitz

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will headline a new mounting of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire this summer at Williamstown Theatre Festival. McDonald will play Blanche DuBo…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Audra McDonald and Bobby Cannavale To Star In A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Williamstown Theater Festival

Five-time Tony Award-winner, Audra McDonald, will star opposite Bobby Cannavale in a revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire at Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Call Answered: Ryan Spahn: "Mr. Toole" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

I first met Ryan Spahn when I moderated three talkbacks at the hit Off-Broadway play Daniel’s Husband. I was impressed by Ryan’s acting that I immediately became a fan of his. I was then…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Matt McGrath Joins Cast of New Broadway Musical Girl From the North Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran actor Matt McGrath has been added to the cast of the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's new musical Girl From the North Country. McGrath will tak…

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It was announced today that Matt McGrath (Cabaret, A Streetcar Named Desire) will join the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country in the role of Reverend Marlowe.…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Bisexual Tenors Riot After H&M Stops Selling Tan Khakis by Broadway Beat

by Chloe Hechter. @chloehechter_. NEW YORK, NY -  Clothing retailer H&M recently announced that they would no longer be including tan khaki pants in their spring collection, resulting i…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Review: The Rose Tattoo with Marisa Tomei by Elyse Trevers

Ironically, Tennessee Williams, a gay playwright, wrote some of the most iconic roles for women in theater. He created parts such as Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire, Maggie in A Cat on A…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Matthew Saldivar to Join Off-Broadway Comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Matthew Saldivar has signed on to appear in the recently announced extended run of Alexis Scheer's new comedy Our Dear Dead Drug Lord. Saldivar will begin in the production on…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The Tru show by Catey Sullivan

A new musical about mental illness provided its creators a chance to confront their own struggles. Mental illness as woman: It's a trope that keeps on giving. Fr…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Expensive laughter by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Were a visitor from another planet to spend a few se…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Rose Tattoo review – Marisa Tomei is wasted in Broadway farce by Alexis Soloski

The American Airlines Theatre, New York A delightful turn from the Oscar winner isn’t enough to save this garbled and tiresome Tennessee Williams adaptation The Rose Tattoo, now co-starri…

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Community Theatre VS School Theatre – What to Expect & How to Choose by Performerstuff

Community Theatre VS School Theatre – What to Expect & How to Choose Written by: Ella Embry October 15th 2019  Only have the time for one show during the school year? Both the l…

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Dramaworks’ Streetcar Delivers Own Scalding Vision Of Classic by Bill Hirschman

Even for Palm Beach Dramaworks, its A Streetcar Named Desire creates a category of its own with an emotionally scalding portrait of flawed human beings scraping each other raw until the ine…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Spotlight On...Dani Franco by Michael Block

Name: Dani FrancoHometown: Raised in Colombia Born in VenezuelaEducation: Theater major degree In Casa del Teatro Nacional in Bogota/Colombia and acting for film and TV in New York conservat…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Forget The Film When Watching Dramaworks’ Own ‘Streetcar’ by Bill Hirschman

When tackling A Streetcar Named Desire, it’s impossible for artists to ignore the 1951 film that made a movie icon of Marlon Brando and provided the last great role for Vivien Leigh. But d…

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Saturday, September 28, 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019

David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood Will Lead A SOLDIER'S PLAY on Broadway This Winter

Roundabout Theatre Company will present A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon starring David Alan Grier (Porgy and Bess) as a?oeSergeant Vernon C. Watersa?? and Blair Underwood (A Streetc…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Night of the Iguana at the Noel Coward Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There’s top-tier Tennessee Williams – The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof – and then there

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tony Nominee Lia Williams on Starring in London's The Night of the Iguana Opposite Anna Gunn and Clive Owen and Being in Her Prime by Matt Wolf

Lia Williams needs no introduction as a supreme actress, whether on Broadway in Skylight [for which she was nominated for a 1997 Tony Award] or Arcadia or across a range of work closer to ho…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott on mining their 23-year friendship for new show by Maureen Lee Lenker

For theater lovers, Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott are as iconic a duo as Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, PB&J, or Ethel Merman and things coming up roses. The award-winning perf…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

A Streetcar Named Desire by Lara Altunian

The post A Streetcar Named Desire appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

This Week on Broadway for May 19, 2019: High Button Shoes and Enter Laughing by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams @ Mister Rogers Theater, Encores! production of High Button Shoes, Enter Laughing:…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

A Streetcar Named Desire review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘a thoughtful and questioning production’ by Jane Coyle

A Streetcar Named Desire requires careful handling. At its best – when the casting is cohesive, the personal chemistry crackles and the

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Look Back at A Streetcar Named Desire With Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin by Marc J. Franklin

The revival of Tennessee William’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre April 12, 1992.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Nicholas Garr by Zack Calhoon

Nicholas Garr is an actor, writer, director. Last season he was the Associate Choreographer for Barrington Stage Company’s award winning production of West Side Story. He has appeared on …

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