Thursday, September 23, 2021

Corbin Bleu Sings From New Off-Broadway Winnie the Pooh Musical

Blue performs the theme from TV's The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:03AM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Rockets and Blue Lights, National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

For more than three decades, playwright Winsome Pinnock has been at the forefront of new writing, often experimenting with form as well as documenting the lives of Black Britons. Her new pla…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 12:34PM

Peter Baynham: ‘In my wedding photos I look like a failed Jacobean fop’

The writer, actor and comedian lifts the lid on the things that make him laugh the most Back when I used to do terrifying, doomed open spots at the London Comedy Store’s late show, bombing…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Jane Powell, Spirited Star of Movie Musicals ‘Royal Wedding,’ ‘Seven Brides,’ Dies at 92 by Carmel Dagan

Jane Powell, who starred as an angelically visaged young actress in a number of MGM musicals including “Royal Wedding” and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” during the 1940s and ’5…

SOURCE: Variety at 05:54PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Weekly Roundup, September 15-21 by Kyle V. Hiller

The Women’s Film Festival is back with in-person screenings, a Fringe show inspired by Filipino migrant stories, a poetic conversation at Blue Stoop, and WEIRDO returns to East Kensington.…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:00PM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Muny favorite Emily Skinner promises cabaret that's 'nakedly all me' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Emily Skinner, who recently appeared as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Muny production of "Chicago," brings solo show to Blue Strawberry.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:32AM

Geffen Playhouse Begins 2021-2022 Season With The Enigmatist by Dan Meyer

Dominique Morisseau’s Paradise Blue, the Bryan Cranston-led Power of Sail, and more will follow.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Sunday, September 12, 2021

The week in theatre: Frozen; Rockets and Blue Lights – review by Susannah Clapp

Theatre Royal Drury Lane; Dorfman, LondonWill the West End ever let go of this glinting new adaptation of the beloved Disney film. Back in the real world, a telling historical mashup from Wi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Friday, September 10, 2021

IMPRESSIONS: Memories of Summer Dance: Blue Morph Collective's "Metamorphosis Reimagined” by The Dance Enthusiast

In, IMPRESSIONS: Memories of Summer Dance: Blue Morph Collective's "Metamorphosis Reimagined,” Touissant Jeanlouis, says "I happened upon this pop-up performance because of flyers posted a…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

On London Stages, High Ambitions and Mixed Results by Matt Wolf

In “Rockets and Blue Lights” and “Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia,” British playwrights make grand gestures. Sometimes too grand.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:54AM
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

FROZEN the musical         Theatre Royal Drury Lane. WC2 by Libby Purves and Friends

ICE WORK IF YOU GET IT…        Phew. The Broadway-rooted, Disneylicious,  long-awaited red-carpet premiere night featured (of course) an ice -blue carpet.  And  the throng bursting …

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 06:30PM
Monday, September 6, 2021

‘I respected the gesture more than I admired the art’: ROCKETS & BLUE LIGHTS – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

At its best, the subjective and poetic image creation in Rockets and Blue Lights at the National Theatre is both audacious and striking. At its worst, it is over-complex, confusing and overl…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Saturday, September 4, 2021

Review: Rockets and Blue Lights, The National Theatre by Beth Punnett

Review: Rockets and Blue Lights, The National Theatre 4.0Overall Score Winsome Pinnock’s Rockets and Blue Lights first opened in Manchester at the Royal Exchange Theatre last year before i…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:06PM
Friday, September 3, 2021

Rockets and Blue Lights review – radical retelling of Britain’s slavery history by Arifa Akbar

Dorfman theatre, LondonA tidal wave of plotlines, ideas and characters embraces past and present in a production where playfulness meets cruelty Winsome Pinnock’s leviathan of a play opens…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:54PM

REVIEW: Rockets and Blue Lights, The Dorfman National Theatre by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Winsome Pinnock's play Rockets and Blue Lights now playing at the National Theatre. This post REVIEW: Rockets and Blue Lights, The Dorfman National The…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:46AM
Thursday, September 2, 2021

Rockets and Blue Lights, National Theatre review – strong, but inconclusive by Aleks.sierz

Poetic play about enslaved peoples and Victorian painter JMW Turner For more than three decades, playwright Winsome Pinnock has been at the forefront of new writing, often experimenting wit…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 06:24PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Diane Kruger and Ray Nicholson Will Lead Thriller OUT OF THE BLUE From Neil LaBute

Diane Kruger and Ray Nicholson will star in new film 'Out of the Blue' from Neil LaBute. The new thriller is being called a 'contemporary tale of passionate love, deceit and the perfect mu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:36AM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Painted bears — a nod to backyard visitors — being unveiled Tuesday in West Hartford by Susan Dunne

WeHa Bear Fair, a public art project during which 12 artist-painted bears will be installed in West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square, will be revealed in a ceremony from 4:30 to 6 p.m. o…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 03:36PM

We did start the fire: Watch and Act is coming to The Blue Room by Aussie Theatre

What if the only language you had to cope with an impending climate catastrophe was from the classic 90s rom-com

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 03:19AM
Monday, August 23, 2021

Review: Blue Man Group is back in a strange new world by Chris Jones

Blue Man Group returns to Chicago's Briar Street Theatre after a COVID-19 pandemic pause. Critic Chris Jones reviews the latest iteration.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 04:52PM
Sunday, August 22, 2021

Edinburgh theatre round-up: Medicine; Doppler; Screen 9; Burnt Out – review by Clare Brennan

Traverse 1, Edinburgh; Newhailes House and Gardens, Musselburgh; Pleasance; Assembly Roxy, EdinburghDomhnall Gleeson is outstanding in Enda Walsh’s revelatory new play about attitudes to m…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:18AM
Saturday, August 21, 2021

Adam's Call: Debbie Gibson's The Body Remembers: Everything I had hoped for in a NEW Debbie Gibson Album by Adam Rothenberg

It has been 20 years since Debbie Gibson has released an album of original material. Sure, she has released singles throughout the years, but not a full CD. Well, her NEW album, The Body Rem…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 08:03PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Harry Hill on Sean Lock: ‘The comedian’s comedian who took us all by surprise’ by Harry Hill

Sean’s crazily funny gags reminded me why I got into comedy – his dry humour was always balanced with his wide-eyed wonder at the world • Comedian Sean Lock dies aged 58 Sean was maybe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:18AM
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Meet Laiona Michelle, who’s radicalizing the Goodspeed with her Nina Simone musical ‘Little Girl Blue’ by Christopher Arnott

"Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical" is being workshopped before attentive audiences as part of the Goodspeed by the River series at Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam through Aug. 29.…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 12:29PM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Highlights from Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical by Goodspeed Musicals

Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical Goodspeed by the River August 4 - 29, 2021 Learn More: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/little-girl-blue Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:24PM

Chi With a C review – YouTuber brings Ab Fab and Killing Eve skits to big screen by Brian Logan

Rio Cinema, LondonLucia Keskin’s sense of fun and breakout potential radiates from these sketches shown at the Blue Tick festival There are leaps required of artists in this week’s Blue …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:06PM

Call Redialed: Gregg Daniel: The Duat, Actor, Artistic Director, Lower Depth Theatre, True Blood by Adam Rothenberg

It was so great to catch up with legendary Actor and Artistic Director Gregg Daniel. I haven’t spoken with Gregg since around the time HBO’s True Blood was ending. Now, Gregg can be see…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 04:03AM
Monday, August 9, 2021

Still game: Edinburgh’s 2021 fringe is a return to the festival’s roots by Mark Fisher

This August the Scottish capital is much quieter but performers and audiences at this modest jamboree are full of spirit On the wall in my kitchen is a calendar made by Edinburgh theatre cri…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:42AM
Saturday, August 7, 2021

Turning a cannon on the canon at The Blue Room Theatre

The post Turning a cannon on the canon at The Blue Room Theatre appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:38AM
Friday, August 6, 2021

Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical - "Ooh Child" by Goodspeed Musicals

Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical Goodspeed by the River August 4 - 29 Learn More: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/little-girl-blue Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical is an e…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:36PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Natalie Mendoza to Play Satine in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway; Full Cast Set by Caitlin Moynihan

Natalie Mendoza is Broadway's newest sparking diamond. She is replacing original Moulin Rouge! star Karen Olivo, who garnered a Tony nomination for her performance, as Satine. Olivo announ…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM

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