Tuesday, August 4, 2020

I am a theater critic in New York. Not a hair salon in Dublin. Let me explain. by Peter Marks

How a comedy of errors on Irish Twitter led to an honorary doctorate in hairdressing.

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Free TheaterMania Jigsaw Puzzle: Hair Edition

See how long it takes for you to put this puzzle back together.

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Pandemic Diary July: Wounded Men, Questionable Healing by Nicole Serratore

In July, I fell into FOUR shows which involved men with traumatic childhoods and the women who patiently put up with their nonsense and fall in love with them so they can heal. The woman may…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Call Answered: ALIX: Independent Singer/Songwriter by Adam Rothenberg

ALIX is a rising, independent singer/songwriter, whose new song “Good” (co-written with NEZZA) really struck a chord with me. It’s about the ending of a relationship, but instead of wi…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 2010s Career Theater People by JK

Our Best of the Decade series continues this week with a look ten theater professionals who made their mark and established a full Broadway career during the 2010's. These are actors, design…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Why Bob Ross Is Still Hugely Popular by Artsjournal

If you’re somehow not familiar with the name, Bob Ross is probably America’s most famous painter. With his distinctive hair, gentle voice, and signature expressions like “happy little …

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Disney's cruise musical production of Tangled released in full on YouTube

Rapunzel lets down her hair on the internet for everyone to see! Following an ever-growing list of Disney+ titles from Hamilton to Frozen and Frozen II, Disney continues its streak of offe…

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Lesli Margherita and Andrew Kober Will Star in Theresa Rebeck's THE UNDERSTUDY for Play Reading Fridays

Lesli Margherita (Matilda; Dames At Sea) and Andrew Kober (Hair; School of Rock) will star as Roxanne and Harry, respectively, in Play Reading Fridays' production of Theresa Rebeck's comedy …

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Hamilton Soars to No. 2 Spot on Billboard 200; First Cast Album in Top 2 Since Hair

The musical premiered on Disney Plus earlier this month.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Hair, Hair, Hair Hair Hair, Hair Hair Hair

July 13, 2011 marked the beginning of the bright as sunshine Broadway return of the Tony winning revival of HAIR. Following the revival's national tour, the show returned to Broadway's St. J…

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Phoebe Robinson’s Path From Podcaster To TV Show Host To Publishing Mogul by Artsjournal2

OK, “mogul” might be stretching it. But Robinson, author of You Can’t Touch my Hair and Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay, has a deal with Penguin Random House for her own imprint,…

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Audition Song Suggestions for HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Song Suggestions for HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical – by Character Written by Leryn Turlington July 1st, 2020 Good Morning Starshine! It’s time to prepare yo…

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New Photo Series: The Book of Mormon's Darius Nichols Misses His Broadway Home #AwayFromHome by Broadway.com

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Broadway Mixologist Shares Artisanal Craft Musical Combining "Hair", "Hairspray", and "Grease" by Broadway Beat

by Lydia Scott. @no.lyd. NEW YORK, NY - Over the past four months, local beauty school dropout Adam Mess has shifted his focus from scalp...

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'She threw her arms open to the city': how Gemma Bodinetz lit up Liverpool by Lizzie Nunnery

As the artistic director of the Everyman and Playhouse theatres steps down after 17 years, local playwright Lizzie Nunnery celebrates her achievement I’m 24, sitting in a windowless meetin…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

See Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle's Take on Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle took over Bernadette Peters' Instagram account on July 6, and she also took on one of Peters' most famous roles: Dot in Sunday in the Pa…

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Milton Glaser, Master Designer Of I Heart NY Logo, 91 by Artsjournal2

Glaser, a co-founder of New York Magazine and designer of iconic images and styles, “changed the vocabulary of American visual culture in the 1960s and ’70s with his brightly colored, ex…

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Photographer Bill Westmoreland by Sue Matsuki

Bill Westmoreland is a photographer, filmmaker, makeup artist and hair stylist. He has worked on commercials, videos and CD covers for many musicians and Broadway performers, including “Li…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annie Golden

Today's episode features stage and screen star Annie Golden! Annie considers herself the illegitimate child of the legitimate theatre, having been discovered on the Bowery fronting a rock ba…

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Kristin Scott Thomas Says That These Days, She’s Longing For Massive Film Productions by Artsjournal2

Working on a socially distant set hasn’t made her exactly content. “How are you going to get hair and makeup done when you can’t get near each other?” – The Observer (UK)

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

25 Queer Playwrights of Color You Should Know by Performerstuff

25 Queer Playwrights of Color You Should Know Written by Tiffany Wilkie June 17, 2020 Performer Stuff celebrates queer men and women of color who have brought their stories to the fore…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Exclusive Interview: Singer/Actor Annie Golden by Kurt Gardner

Annie Golden is one of those fortunate performers who’s managed to do it all — stage, film, concerts and television. From CBGB to Hair to Sondheim, right up to her latest show, she’s a…

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

'Stay positive!' Karen Hauer on keeping fit for the return of Strictly by Lyndsey Winship

When her tour was axed by coronavirus, the dancer set up an online festival with karaoke aerobics. She talks about her Bronx childhood, the pressure of Strictly and life beyond lockdown ‘…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Gerald Freedman, Forging Family Wherever He Went by American Theatre Editors

The celebrated director of 'Hair,' Great Lakes Theater AD, and UNCSA dean taught his students invaluable lessons that apply equally to theatre and to life itself.

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La Princesa de Woking: Sex, Brexit and big hair in Emma Sidi's glorious spoof by Ryan Gilbey

Sidi’s new online soap opera brings all the overheated thrills of Mexican telenovelas to the home counties If a Mexican TV company set a Spanish-language soap opera in a bland British town…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Michael James Scott to Guest Host Roundtable Discussion with Black Theater Artists on #LiveatFive by Caitlin Moynihan

Michael James Scott will join the team of Broadway.com's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive on Tuesday, June 9 at 5PM ET. The Aladdin star will host a roundtable discussion with not…

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Broadway’s Mykal Kilgore Calls Out Racism in the Theatre on Facebook by Ruthie Fierberg

An alum of shows including Hair, Motown, and City Center’s Songs for a New World, Kilgore calls for white theatrical leaders to “change your mind.”

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Best Showtunes Evah by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Cross-posted from Train My Ear.Some years ago Adam Feldman at Time Out New York asked me to contribute some entries for a grand list of "Best Broadway Songs of All Time." I had nothing to d…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Bay Area Artists Reach Across Social Distance to Connect with Elders

by Lauren Spencer Are you an artist or elder that wants to play?  As I read Erika Chong Shuch?s Facebook post, the question pierces the subtle fog that has settled around me in the past m…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Old Globe Moves Its 2020 Summer Season to Next Year by Dan Meyer

The San Diego theatre still plans to mount Hair, Dial M For Murder, and more once the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

On the Couch with Kerrie Stanley by Arts Review

Who is Kerrie Stanley? An award-winning milliner who has been one of Australia’s most sought after milliners for almost two decades. A multi-faceted talent, she is also a highly sought aft…

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