Friday, June 5, 2020

West End Premiere of Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman Postponed by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced West End premiere of Academy Award and Olivier Award winner Martin McDonagh has been postponed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The dark drama had been set to arr…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Watch Mark Setlock Read Becky Mode's Fully Committed on Plays in the House Live Stream by Andrew Gans

Plays in the House is a spinoff of Stars in the House, the daily benefit series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley to benefit The Actors Fund.

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VIDEO: Watch FULLY COMMITTED on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 2pm!

Stars in The House continues today (2pm) with Plays in the House: Fully Committed and tonight (8pm) for a TV Reunion of Young Sheldon!

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Will Match BC/EFA Donations During Lips Together, Teeth Apart Livestream by Lindsey Sullivan

Power couple alert! As previously announced, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is set to star in this evening's starry livestream reading of Terrence McNally's 1991 play Lips Together, Teeth Apart toni…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Call Answered: Jamison Stern: "AFTER FOREVER" on Amazon Prime by Adam Rothenberg

I first came to know the talents of Jamison Stern when Season 1 of the 5-time Daytime Emmy winning series AFTER FOREVER premiered on Amazon Prime in 2018. Then later that same year, I got to…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

New Jewish Theatre's 'Fully Committed' goes all in on comedy by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dozens of characters turn up in playwright Becky Mode’s “Fully Committed.” But there’s only one person onstage.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Fully Committed by Arts Review

This October, Ensemble Theatre will stage American playwright Becky Mode’s brilliant comedy, Fully Committed, which has been updated and relocated to a Sydney setting especially for this p…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Named Host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Revival & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Jesse Tyler Ferguson Selected as New Host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Jesse Tyler Ferguson is keeping super busy. The Emmy…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Joins Cast of Broadway's Take Me Out Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

This casting is a home run! Jesse Tyler Ferguson, beloved stage alum and Emmy-nominated star of Modern Family, will take on the plum role of Mason Marzac, the money manager who develops a …

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The Killer needs a little less conversation and a little more action, please by Dmitry Samarov

Trap Door's production of Ionesco's absurdist farce works best when no one is talking. Eugène Ionesco's loud, absurdist farce about an everyman desperately atte…

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

Superhero **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons March 31, 2019: Superhero has a book by John Logan who won a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League award for his play Red, and is credited with man…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

“I Hope I Get It.” by Mo Brady

by Abigail Charpentier   Mark DiConzo Ask any actor and they…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Christopher Nolan Gets DEG’s Inaugural “Vanguard” Award at 4K UHD Summit by Blouin Artinfo

Stephanie Prange of Variety reports that the 4K UHD Summit held at the Skirball Cultural Center was produced by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and the UHD Alliance. Ron Sanders, presid…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

I Interview Playwrights Part 1013: Hank Kimmel by Adam Szymkowicz

Hank KimmelHometowns: Pittsburgh, PA; Sands Point, NY; Lakeville, CTCurrent town: Atlanta, GAQ:  What are you working on now?A:  I am working on writing honorably, where, as a pl…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

When "The Best" Isn't Your "Favorite" by JK

POSE!Over 35 years (gulp!) of theater-going, I've developed my own tastes and set of standards when it comes to what I like, love and hate in shows. I've learned that my tastes sometimes jib…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Joins Jordan Harrison's LOG CABIN Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Playwrights Horizons announced today that stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson 'Modern Family,' Fully Committed, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has joined the cast of LOG C…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

I Survived The Clowns-Only Screening Of "It"

Pondering my choices but enjoying the free balloon at the Alamo Drafthouse's House of Wax bar before the clowns-only screening of It. Amy Lombard for BuzzFeed News I feel about cl…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Meet the Queens: The Ultimate Drag Pageant Season 4 Finale by Michael Block

The Ultimate Drag Pageant is about to conclude an incredible season with a grand finale on Wednesday, September 6th at 11:00pm at The West End. Showcasing some of New York's newest batch of …

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Interviews: Aaron Tveit Finds Himself Fully Committed to Bobby in Company

The Broadway regular discusses his latest role at Barrington Stage Company.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Spotlight On...Jessica Tyler Wright by Michael Block

Name: Jessica Tyler WrightHometown: Green Bay, WI (And I'm a SERIOUS Packers fan, going so far as being a season ticket holder AND an owner/shareholder.)Education: BFA in Musical Theatre and…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Review: A Creepy Land, Blankland by Michael Block

By Kaila M. StokesBoom Bat Gesture Performance Group had been around since 2012 and they have recently created Blankland presented by The Exponential Festival.  Blankland is a multi-exp…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Arts: How two young impresarios turned a former chocolate factory into one of our most exciting theatres by Guardian Staff

How two young impresarios turned a former chocolate factory into one of our most exciting theatres. By Maddy CostaDavid Babani and Danielle Tarento vividly remember the first time they walke…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Fully Committed’ at MetroStage by Brian Bochicchio

Need to break up the usual winter theatre choices that abound with Christmas favorites and holiday nutcrackers? Alexandria’s MetroStage is shelving its usual holiday chestnut, “A Bro…

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Hold, please! Tom Story mans the phones in ‘Fully Committed’ by Nelson Pressley

One man, 90 minutes, 40 roles in a hectic restaurant

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Fully Committed at MetroStage. (review) by Steven McKnight

Tom Story provides a comedic tour-de-force as the frenetic and frazzled Sam and forty other characters in the hilarious Fully Committed at MetroStage. Pity poor Sam, the out-of-work actor fo…

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Review: ‘Fully Committed’ at MetroStage by David Siegel

Tom Story is a knockout in his one-actor, effortlessly frenetic, tour de force performance as 40 different characters who comprise the charming “controlled” frenzy of MetroStage’s Full…

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

In ‘Fully Committed,’ one man, 40 roles by Geoffrey Himes

Tom Story describes directing multiple characters, and playing multiple characters himself.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Alan Paul on directing Tom Story in Fully Committed at MetroStage by Keith Loria

When MetroStage’s artistic director Carolyn Griffin  pursued staging Becky Mode’s comedy Fully Committed, a huge hit on Broadway this year with Jesse Tyler Ferguson playing a myria…

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Saturday, November 5, 2016


Patti LuPone and Jesse Tyler Ferguson have taken themselves out of the running for a Presidential Medal of Freedom in a Donald Trump administration. LuPone (War Paint) and Ferguson (Fully C…

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Fringe Review: At The Flash by New York Theater

David Leeper, who plays five characters in a gay bar over five decades in “At The Flash,” is an impressive mimic, the kind of quick-change artist that could surely do a credible job port…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Broadway Box Office Dips; ‘Hamilton’ & ‘Aladdin’ Among Trend-Buckers by Greg Evans

Broadway box office for Week 11 (ending August 7) was down 5.6% from the previous week to $24.1M, a drop in keeping with a trimmer roster (two productions – Fully Committed and Motown …

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