Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Cost of Living | 2023 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

Martyna Majok‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is about the forces that bring people together, the complexity of caring and being cared for, and the ways we all need each other in this world.…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:16PM
Monday, May 29, 2023

Tony Nominee Katy Sullivan Says It's Time For More Disability Representation on Broadway by Meg Masseron

The Cost of Living star is the first actor who's an amputee to be on Broadway, but she's ready for more accessibility

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Sunday, May 28, 2023

No Pay? No Way! review – a bubblegum drama of despair by Clare Brennan

Royal Exchange, ManchesterDario Fo and Franca Rama’s bitterly comic 1974 satire is a timely fit for today’s cost of living crisis, here impeded by a cartoonishly bright set An everyday s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06AM
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Some Like It Hot, Leopoldstadt Among Outer Critics Circle Award Winners by Caitlin Hornik

The winners of the 2023 Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on May 16. Broadway’s Some Like It Hot took home the most awards of all productions with five wins. In addition to Outsta…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:42AM
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

2023 Outer Critics Circle Winners Announced: Some Like it Hot, Leopoldstadt Lead Honors by Lauren Yarger

Joshua Satine in Leopoldstadt. Photo: Joan Marcus The cast of Some Like it Hot. Photo: Marc J. Franklin The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York…

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:29AM
Saturday, May 6, 2023

Reveling in the 2022-23 Awards Season by Jan Simpson

And so it’s begun. The last show of Broadway’s 2022-23 season—a revival of The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window,Lorraine Hansberry’s 1964 meditation on white allyship—opened on …

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 08:48AM
Thursday, May 4, 2023

Some Plucky Thoughts on the Tony Award Nominations by Frank Rizzo

After seeing nearly the full slate off Broadway shows this season, some thoughts on the Tony Award nominations that were announced on Tuesday: — She was robbed. I am shocked that Laura Lin…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 09:56AM
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

2023 Tony Awards nominations surprises: ‘Ain’t No Mo’’ and ‘Cost of Living’ exceed expectations by David Buchanan

In a Broadway season bursting at the seams with critically-acclaimed production — 38 musicals, plays, and revivals opened during the 2022-2023 eligibility window — it is no surprise that…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:45AM
Friday, April 28, 2023

Shucked Leads Drama Desk Nominations by Caitlin Hornik

Nominees have been announced for the 2023 Drama Desk Awards, honoring artistic excellence on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway. Winners will be announced the week of May 29. The 6…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:02PM
Thursday, April 27, 2023

2023 Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced by Lauren Yarger

Broadway musical New York, New York leads the pack with twelve nominations, followed by Some Like It Hot with ten nods. Downstate and Leopoldstadt lead the plays, with six nominations each. …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 07:20AM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Interview: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Martyna Majok On Why Stories Like COST OF LIVING Belong on Broadway

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Martyna Majok as she discusses her play Cost of Living, and much more.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:18AM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Sweeney Todd, New York, New York and More Lead 2023 Drama League Nominations by Caitlin Hornik

Nominations have been announced for the 2023 Drama League Awards, honoring Broadway and Off-Broadway. The nominees were revealed by Justin Guarini and Tony Award winner Roger Bart at the New…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:54PM
Friday, April 14, 2023
Monday, April 10, 2023

Martyna Majok (‘Cost of Living’) gets personal writing about ‘little miracles of connection’ [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“When I write plays, I hope that they’re useful,” confesses “Cost of Living” playwright Martyna Majok. “I write them partly to feel less alone myself. And I hope that in going to…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:30PM
Friday, March 24, 2023

Curious Theatre announces 2023-2024 season with five new shows by Osc Staff Report

Season includes 'The Minutes,' 'Letters of Suresh,' 'Truth Be Told,' 'Cost of Living' (with Phamaly Theatre Co.) and 'Cullud Wattah'

SOURCE: www.onstagecolorado.com at 09:24AM
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Mumsy review – brilliant bittersweet comedy about the family way by Chris Wiegand

Hull Truck theatreLydia Marchant’s sparky debut play about pregnancy and the cost of living finds three generations of mothers sharing a flat Three generations of women in the same family …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:11AM
Friday, February 3, 2023

Wave of protest plays staged as UK theatres face closures and staff shortages by Ella Braidwood

In several new productions, playwrights explore the cost of living crisis as their industry reels from funding cuts, cancellations and low wages ‘What galvanises me to get up in the mornin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

2023 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 1): ‘Kimberly Akimbo,’ ‘Into the Woods,’ ‘1776’ and a change in voting procedure by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time during the 2022-2023 Broadway season on January 31 to discuss eligibility of 20 productions for the 76th Annual Tony Awards in…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 04:30PM

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2022-2023 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has made eligibility decisions for 20 Broadway productions for the 2022-2023 season. This was the first time the committee met to decide the eligibil…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:21AM
Monday, January 2, 2023

From must-see gigs to VIP tickets: how live events are on course to defy UK cost of living crisis by Mark Sweney

Strong year predicted for industry amid premium seating boom and despite rise in prices Soaring demand for must-go-to festivals and gigs, star-studded West End theatre shows and VIP tickets …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:00AM
Friday, December 30, 2022

‘Live entertainment has come back with an encouraging roar’: Alun Hood celebrates his Top 20 new theatre shows of 2022 by Alun Hood

As somebody who loves a listicle plus a bandwagon to jump on, how could I NOT compile my list of my top 20 new (to me) shows of 2022? It’s been 12 months in which live entertainment has co…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

London Ticket Bank scheme will be cultural food bank for those on low incomes by Megan Graye

The new initiative will offer free tickets to see plays, gigs and comedy for those struggling with the cost of living

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:06PM

‘Ticket Bank’ to offer free access to London theatre shows by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Scheme will make 1,000 tickets available every week to those who cannot afford to pay for cultural activities Unsold theatre tickets are to be given to people struggling with the cost of liv…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:54AM
Sunday, December 11, 2022

Mother Goose review – zany Ian McKellen rules over a fluffy affair by Arifa Akbar

Theatre Royal Brighton Panto finds dame and co-star John Bishop in need of a boost and better jokes, though song and dance performers give it unruly energy If you only come for Ian McKellen,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:03PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Truss, Holly and Phil and MPs inspire UK’s best Christmas cracker jokes by Jim Waterson

In keeping with tradition, jokes chosen by Gold TV poll more likely to elicit groans of despair than laughter Jokes about Phil Schofield, Liz Truss, and the cost of living crisis are among t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

A Christmas Carol review – Adrian Edmondson stars in a biting tale for our times by Mark Lawson

Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonDavid Edgar’s sharp script feels close to home in this exuberant, illusion-filled version of Dickens’ seasonal but socially conscious story …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03AM
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Broadway Grosses: A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical Begins Broadway Run on a High Note by Susan Pourfar

Broadway audiences were keen to welcome new musical A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical to Broadway when it began preview performances on November 2. The production only had five pe…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:03PM
Sunday, November 6, 2022

Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cost of Living Finishes Extended Broadway Run November 6 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Manhattan Theatre Club production stars Tony nominee Kara Young, David Zayas, Gregg Mozgala, and Katy Sullivan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Friday, November 4, 2022

The Broadway Show: COST OF LIVING's Katy Sullivan on Becoming an Athlete & Stage Star by Broadway.com

Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek chats with Katy Sullivan about making her Great Bright Way debut in Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize-winning play COST OF LIVING.

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:42PM
Thursday, November 3, 2022

Playwright Martyna Majok on finding hope in impossible situations by Nathan Pugh

A candid conversation with the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of 'Cost of Living' now on Broadway and 'Sanctuary City' now playing at Arena Stage.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 04:05PM
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Broadway Grosses: & Juliet & The Old Man and the Pool Start With a Splash by Lindsey Sullivan

The fall theater season is in full swing. New musicals and plays are beginning performances and even rolling out red carpets. Both & Juliet and Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool e…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

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