Thursday, November 21, 2019

Photo Flash: Len Cariou and Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND

Harry Townsend's Last Stand ( a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Andrew Onwubolu’s Blue Story is a powerful tale of gang violence

Following a YouTube hit, the London rapper and film-maker known as Rapman is one to watch

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Tragedy in Blue: A Review of Lindiwe at Steppenwolf Theatre Company by Ben Kaye

In showcasing black and African culture stripped of any specificity, the question posed by this production becomes: who is this really for?

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Conviction Of Picasso’s Former Electrician And Wife For Hoarding Stolen Art Confirmed by Artsjournal1

“Pierre and Danielle Le Guennec were first given two-year suspended terms in 2015 after being convicted of possession of stolen goods over the huge trove of works by Picasso, including nin…

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Big Apple Circus by Barry Gordin

Big Apple Circus: Explodes with WOW! Acts and a Latino Beat By: Ellis Nassour November 20, 2019: The Big Apple Circus is back with its blue and white Big Top planted in Damrosch Park at…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Chances Are You’ve Never Seen an Instrument Quite Like Blue Man Group ‘s The Drumbone!

Watch the Blue Man Group rock out on this custom instrument that mixes drum and trombone.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Isabella Rossellini, Mary Bacon and Robert Creighton to Lead Industry Presentation of UP AND DOWN

Executive Producer, Jeremy Handelman / Off The Leash Productions, LLC with Times Sq Productions, LLC will present an invite-only, industry presentation of Stephen Lloyd Helper's Up and Down,…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Blue Man Group, TheaterWorksUSA, Goodspeed Musicals, and More Are Hiring by Playbill Staff

Playbill's Job Listings offers an extensive selection of available jobs within the theatre industry.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sing Street Receives Extension at New York Theatre Workshop & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Sing Street Receives Extension at New York Theatre Workshop Off-Broadway's New York Theatre Workshop has announced an extensi…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Ben McKenzie to Make Broadway Debut in Grand Horizons by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben McKenzie is headed to the Great White Way. The acclaimed screen star will take on the role of Ben in Bess Wohl's Broadway-debut play, Grand Horizons. The previously announced production…

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Jerry O'Connell, Billy Eugene Jones & More to Join David Alan Grier & Blair Underwood in A Soldier's Play on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere staging of Charles Fuller's 1981 drama A Soldier's Play. Kenny Leon will direct the previously announced Roundabout Theatre C…

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf by Darryl Reilly

Seven vibrant and diverse women of color take the stage and speak, sing and dance at the start of this shining revival of author Ntozake Shange’s landmark play, "For Colored Girls Who Have…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Marie Osmond says she 'chipped off a piece' of her kneecap in second onstage fall by Ashley Boucher

Marie Osmond fell last week for the second time while performing in Las Vegas — but she’s proving that the show must go on! Marie, 60, revealed on The Talk on Monday that she “chipped …

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Concert Review: Blue Note Records Celebrates its 80th at Shalin Liu — Almost Something for Everyone, and That’s Cool by Steve Provizer

All three groups in this Blue Note anniversary concert were distinctly different. One was shaded with a hip hop influence, one proffered organ trio jazz-funk and one, all female, had singing…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Easy review – an unfiltered snap of teenage agonies by Miriam Gillinson

Blue Elephant theatre, LondonRobyn Wilson is superb as a 16-year-old facing a daunting rite of passage in Amy Blakelock’s poignant one-woman play I know Alice. I think I pretty much was Al…

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Easy review at Blue Elephant Theatre, London – ‘quietly compelling monologue’ by Dave Fargnoli

Telling a familiar tale of sex, betrayal, and teenage anxiety, Easy is an engaging monologue from emerging playwright Amy Blakelock. The story

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

‘Camp Blue,’ an affecting play about men surviving enlistment in the Vietnam War by David Siegel

Dispatch from the front. “Greetings: You are hereby ordered for induction in the Armed Forces of the United States.”   For those in the audience of the Boomer generation, Rainbow Theat…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

“The haunting nature of an idea, vehemently expressed”: The complete Will Arbery interview by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Will Arbery (photo by Korde Tuttle) Like August: Osage County, Will Arbery’s play Heroes of the Fourth Turning is much, much better than its clunky title. Also like August it’s a veri…

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From Stage to Set : Bay Area Actors Transition To Film

by Rotimi Agbabiaka With luminaries like the Tony Award-winning Daveed Diggs and hometown fave, Margo Hall, who both lit up last year?s Blindspotting, the Bay Area holds its own when it com…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Review: Blue Camp. Debut play reveals hidden story of queer injustice in the 1960’s military by John Bavoso

“History does not always repeat itself,” wrote science fiction writer and editor of Astounding Science Fiction, John W. Campbell Jr. “Sometimes it just yells, ‘Can’t you remember a…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Win tickets to Blue: The Songs of Joni Mitchell Starring Queenie van de Zandt by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has TWO double passes to giveaway for Blue: The Songs of Joni Mitchell Starring Queenie van de Zandt on Saturday November 9th at HOTA Gold Coast. Join Australian cabaret and m…

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Rainbow Theatre Project’s ‘Blue Camp’ shows its lavender heart by John Stoltenberg

This world premiere comic drama about gays in the military takes us back to July and August of 1964 when LBJ was ordering American ground troops into Vietnam in response to the Gulf of Tonki…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Kate Miller Joins Aaron Sorkin's New film and Jerry Bruckheimer Series

Actress Kate Miller has recently been cast in Aaron Sorkin's upcoming film THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 and will be recurring in Jerry Bruckheimer's new crime drama series HIGHTOWN for STARZ n…

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7 epic Bay Area things to do this weekend, Nov. 1-3 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got your weekend plans? We've got some nifty ideas, from Madonna to the Blue Man Group to awesome French treats and German beer.

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Auction house changes — new chief executive for Sotheby’s

Plus: Old Masters hit highs; $31m for museum in China; book calls Germany to account; Brexit guide; blue bread in Turin

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Panama Hattie by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

While the original production had a great many one-of-a-kind stars supporting Merman, one of the distinctions of the York production is its cast: Montel has been able to obtain the services …

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Blue Man Group’s Speechless tour is loud and furious, but says nothing by The Know, Barbara Ellis

"I have no idea what I just saw," one audience member said. And that about sums it up.

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Blue Man Group returns to Bay Area with Speechless tour by Jim Harrington

Get tickets to see Blue Man Group on the Speechless tour, which touches down Nov. 1-3 at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts.

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Kentucky puts the "blue" in the Bluegrass State by Kerry Reid

Leah Nanako Winkler's raucous and poignant family drama gets a stellar local premiere with the Gift Theatre. The homecoming prompted by weddings and funerals is …

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Meet The Newest Head Writer At ‘Jeopardy!’ by Artsjournal1

Way back in the ’90s, Michele Loud applied to be a researcher for the show just a few weeks after she flunked the test to be a contestant; a year later, out of the blue, they called her in…

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