Thursday, December 6, 2018

Downstairs – The Monster Upstairs by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   It’s been a good autumn for playwright Theresa Rebeck. Her thoughtful examination of famed turn-of-the-century actor Sarah Bernhardt’s gro…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Broadway Grosses: King Kong Has Its Most Mammoth Week Yet by

King Kong is on its way to Broadway success. The thrilling new musical, which opened on November 8, just concluded its best-performing week, reporting a gross of $1,018,560.75 and filli…

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

BWW Flashback: So Long, Sarah! BERNHARDT/HAMLET Takes Final Broadway Bow Today by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Roundabout Theatre Company concludes the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play BernhardtHamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed…

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Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet Closes on Broadway November 18 by Olivia Clement

The new play, which stars Janet McTeer as 19th-century French trailblazer Sarah Bernhardt, wraps up its extended run.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Our Time! Manu Narayan & Brittany Bradford Set for Fiasco's Merrily We Roll Along by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the Fiasco Theater's upcoming reimagined production of Merrily We Roll Along, set to play Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre in 2019. Broadway alu…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Win Two Tickets To The Closing Of BERNHARDT/HAMLET! by Jeffrey Vizcaino

BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win a pair of tickets to the closing performance of BernhardtHamlet Winner will receive two tickets for Sunday, November 18th at 3pm.

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BERNHARDT/HAMLET Enters Final Two Weeks on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play BernhardtHamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuel…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Cher Musical, Elton John, Ferryman by Mark Beech

New York has another musical biography in town. “The Cher Show” is starting previews. Three actresses portray the star in a sequined spectacular that follows jukebox tributes to the like…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Photo Flash: BERNHARDT/HAMLET Welcomes More Mucha Backstage! by BroadwayWorld

Alphonse Mucha is portrayed eight times a week on Broadway by Matthew Saldivar, but he wasn't the only Mucha in the American Airlines Theatre this week.The great-grandson of the artist, Marc…

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

“The Ferryman” at The Bernard Jacobs Theatre by Richard Seff

The New York theater season has barely begun and already we have several marvelous plays on which theater fans can feast. Some are revivals; some are newly minted; but all have impeccable cr…

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Meet Janet McTeer, the Legendary Actress Behind BERNHARDT/HAMLET's Legendary Actress by Julie Musbach

Roundabout Theatre Company's BernhardtHamlet tells the story of stage legend Sarah Bernhardt and her battle to take on one of the most sacred roles in theatre canon. Bernhardt was unrivaled …

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Ferryman” Opens to Raves; Cher Musical on Way by Mark Beech

“The Ferryman” has just opened on Broadway to rave reviews. The Jez Butterworth play is the biggest highlight of New York’s performing-arts scene this week. It won unanimous five-star …

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Flashback Friday: Look Back On the Career of Bernhardt/Hamlet Costume Designer Toni-Leslie James

Take a look back on the Tony-nominated career of costume designer Toni-Leslie James.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Daniel Radcliffe, Justin Timberlake, Fringe Festival by Mark Beech

Daniel Radcliffe stars in “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which has just opened. It is one of the highlights of performing arts in New York this week. Justin Timberlake is at Madison Square Ga…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Boys in the Band Is Deemed a Revival & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on October 18 for the first time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing&#…

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Class Notes: From “Bernhardt/Hamlet,” Dylan Baker by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Dylan Baker about “Bernhardt/Hamlet,” playing on Broadway at the American Airlines Theater. Class Notes actively covers New Yo…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Ferryman Makes a Splash on the Great White Way by

Jez Butterworth's Olivier-winning West End hit The Ferryman is making a strong showing in its first couple of weeks on Broadway. Audiences are packing the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to se…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018 #LiveatFive with Jason Butler Harner of Bernhardt/Hamlet by

Jason Butler Harner stops by HQ to chat about Bernhardt/Hamlet and more with Beth Stevens.

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Breaking: BERNHARDT/HAMLET Extends Broadway Run Through November 18 by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO has just announced a one-week extension of the Roundabout-commissioned play BernhardtHamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, …

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Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet Extends on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The new play, which stars Janet McTeer as 19th century French trailblazer Sarah Bernhardt, will play an additional week.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg  October 13, 2018:  One should not be fooled by the title of the Roundabout Theatre’s current production, Bernhardt/Hamlet, by Theresa Rebeck. Regardless of the titl…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet *** The Nap **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 6, 2018:  The fall Broadway season opens with two new plays centered on an incomparable artist pitted against the forces of compromise. One has loftier ambitions …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Eagles, “Girl From the North Country” by Mark Beech

From The Eagles and Eric Clapton to the New York International Fringe Festival, there is plenty of choice among performing-arts shows in the Big Apple this week.New Yorkers can also catch pr…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet/McTeer by Philip

In 2017, Elizabeth Marvel appeared as Marc Antony in the Free Shakespeare in Central Park “Julius Caesar.” In 2018 women are playing Caesar as well as Antony and Cassius at the Stratford…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons  The great French actress Sarah Bernhardt enjoyed a life that was as dramatic onstage as it was off. The daughter of a high-class Jewish prostitute and (probably) the …

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

"Bernhardt/Hamlet" is structured as a backstage comedy. Sarah rehearses with French stage star Constant Coquelin playing both The Ghost and Polonius, worries that she is losing 29-year-old l…

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Bernhardt/Hamlet - the not-so-divine Sarah by Oscar E. Moore

Other than the I-am-the-star performance of Janet McTeer, BERNHARDT/HAMLET is a slow going and disappointing affair where the real Sarah Bernhardt remains elusive.

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