Friday, August 12, 2022

Two Ukrainian Plays review – masterful framing of a nation’s tragedy by Mark Lawson

Finborough theatre, LondonA ghostly tale and a potent monologue form a double bill that uses the 2014 conflict to remark movingly on current events Because theatres schedule so far ahead, th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM
Monday, August 8, 2022

Iliana Garcia Talks On Your Feet by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guest Iliana Garcia is of Cuban descent, born and raised in Tampa, FL. Garcia moved to Atlanta, GA and began singing lessons when she was five years old. She studied Musical Theatr…

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 04:17PM
Sunday, August 7, 2022

Sikisa review – a sparkling comedy party by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghSikisa Bostwick-Barnes’s ebullience carries her through a debut solo show that’s punctuated with dance breaks You can see why Sikisa Bostwick-Barnes themed …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42PM

‘What they’ve created is roaring, but delicate, ritualistic & totally unique’: JARMAN – King’s Head Theatre ★★★★★ by Alun Hood

Pitched somewhere between a celebration, a séance and an unusually engaging piece of performance art, Jarman at the King’s Head Theatre eschews linear storytelling in favour of a sensory …

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

Blue Angels, hydroplanes and more: Seafair Weekend Festival and other fun around Seattle by Vonnai Phair

There's lots of fun to be had this week, with Seafair Weekend Festival, SLU Block Party, BritCon and more.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Marla Mindelle, Alex Ellis, and Kathy Deitch Perform 'Tell Him' From Titanique Musical Parody by Playbill

Titanique, which opened its return New York engagement June 23 at Off-Broadway's The Asylum Theatre, continues through September 25. “It's a Celine Dion fever dream of what really happene…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:33AM
Saturday, July 30, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Caridad Svich by Zack Calhoon

  (Photo by Jody Christopherson) Caridad Svich received a 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement. Her work has been seen in print, live and virtual stages at diverse venues across the US and …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:42PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

VIDEO: WICKED Star Kristin Chenoweth Dons 'Glinda' Gown In Magical New TikTok

Paying a visit to Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in her home state of Oklahoma, Kristin Chenoweth finally found the magic to turn her outfit into Glinda's iconic blue ball gown, which…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:37PM
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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Shop our most-loved items featuring our Come From Away Blue Leaf Pin, the Macbeth Rough Night Mug, the To Kill A Mockingbird Navy All Rise Tee, the Hadestown Red Flower Enamel Pin and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:07PM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Blue Man Group’ at the Kennedy Center by Peter Orvetti

Blue Man Group is, as the Kennedy Center website says, a “phenomenon.” Created in New York in 1987, Blue Man Group has performed for more than 35 million people on multiple continents, w…

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Friday, July 22, 2022

Blue Man Group leans into wierdness and wonder on tour at KenCen by Alexandra Bowman

They do their thing (whatever that is) the visually stunning way that only they can.

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UTA’s Nick Nuciforo Surveys a Resurgent Live Comedy Scene by Malinasaval

As our driver approaches the Wiltern Theatre from a jam-packed stretch of Wilshire Boulevard, Nick Nuciforo, partner and head of comedy touring at UTA, keeps his eyes locked on the line sna…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:00PM
Thursday, July 21, 2022

‘I walked into the comedy desert and a part of me died’ – the standup who became a therapist by Ryan Gilbey

Oscar Jenkyn-Jones was one of the wildest new talents in comedy. But he suddenly disappeared – and reinvented himself as a therapist instead. He explains the joys of swapping the fringe fo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:18AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Why should you see dark comedy Blue at the White Bear Theatre? Read on… by Liz Dyer

You’ll like Blue at the White Bear Theatre if… The play is a dark comedy. You will laugh. You will think about the ‘human condition’. You will find some of it absurd because life is …

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Friday, July 15, 2022

Who’s the one with blue hair in ‘Hot Wing King’? A Q&A with Michael Kevin Darnall by John Stoltenberg

In the Pulitzer Prize–winning play now at Studio, the brilliant local actor plays a gender-nonconforming gay Black male who has found a new family.

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

Get a 1st Listen to The Bedwetter's Elizabeth Ward Land Singing 'Blue Bayou' From Upcoming Album by Logan Culwell-Block

Land covers songs made famous by Linda Ronstadt on Still Within the Sound of My Voice, releasing July 15 from LML Music.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Odds & Ends: Sharon D Clarke Joins Matthew López's Red, White & Royal Blue & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Sharon D Clarke Joins Matthew López's Red, White & Royal Blue Another Broadway star has signed on for the movie adaptation of C…

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Sharon D. Clarke Joins Cast of Matthew López-Directed Red, White & Royal Blue Film by Raven Brunner

The Inheritance Tony winner will also be adapting the script and executive producing.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Sharon D. Clarke Joins Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film

Sharon D. Clarke has joined the cast of Matthew López’s new romantic comedy Red, White & Royal Blue. Thomas Flynn and Malcolm Atobrah have also joined the new cast, which includes the…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:38PM
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

‘We have discovered more & more layers to the characters & scenes’: Peter Hamilton discusses his new play Blue, opening on the London Frin by Press Releases

Writer Peter Hamilton, who has had several plays produced on the London Fringe, is premiering his dark comedy Blue – about the quest for spiritual meaning in a modern secular and cynical a…

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Sunday, July 10, 2022

‘Ushuaia Blue’ by Caridad Svitch at the Contemporary American Theater Festival by Bob Ashby

In this vision of Antarctica in crisis. two married scienists explore what it means to coexist with the universe and each other.

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The Climbers review – disappointingly flat Everest play by Clare Brennan

Theatre by the Lake, KeswickThe opening is great, but with characters as thin as the air at high altitude, Carmen Nasr’s new mountaineering drama is downhill from there The location is per…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Thursday, July 7, 2022

LRLR Completes the 19th Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride, the Blue Ridge Ramble by Michael Eddy

The Long Reach Long Riders (LRLR) are very happy to announce the successful completion of their 19th annual charity motorcycle ride, the Blue Ridge Ramble. The annual ride, which benefits th…

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

NEWS: Peter Hamilton’s new dark comedy Blue will play at London’s White Bear Theatre by Press Releases

Peter Hamilton’s new play Blue, a dark comedy about the quest for spiritual meaning in a modern secular and cynical age directed by directed by Ken McClymont, will run at London’s White …

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Jeanna de Waal, Erin Davie, Corbin Blue, Nehal Joshi Lead Muny Mary Poppins, Beginning Tonight

The Disney musical comes to St. Louis through July 13.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:03AM
Sunday, July 3, 2022

‘Two spectacular performances’: Switch_MCR Double Bill – Manchester ★★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Switch_MCR are a Manchester-based theatre company creating new and exciting accessible work. The company was founded by Royal Exchange Young Company members and is now one of the biggest ind…

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Peter Brook’s legacy is everywhere in today’s theatre by Andrew Dickson

Restlessly creative, the great director – who has died aged 97 – had an unparalleled ability to conjure a gleaming theatrical image Peter Brook: the great seeker of British theatre Never…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Native tongues by Irene Hsiao

The grounds are defined by meandering turns of grass and dirt, a rainfall of lightbulbs, a shining blue curve that sometimes picks up projections and reflections of what might be ghosts or c…

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

‘Some shows are just meant to be experienced in bigger numbers’: Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula The Sea Witch – Underbelly Festival ★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Underbelly Festival is currently home to Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch and promises to be brimming with dark comedy, blue eyeshadow and a myriad double entendres.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Odds & Ends: Michael Luwoye to Play Nelson Mandela in Mandela Premiere at the Young Vic by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Cast Announced for Mandela at the Young Vic Mandela, a new musical that tells the story of Nelson Mandela, will premiere at the Youn…

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

’An extraordinary debut’: THE BLUE HOUSE – Blue Elephant Theatre ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

The trio of characters in Gaia Fay Lambert’s beautiful debut play The Blue House at the Blue Elephant Theatre live in the same house but are all crippled by loneliness and grief. Lambert…

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