Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Grud, Hampstead Theatre review - sparky investigation of a geeky friendship by Helen Hawkins

Two awkward science nerds and a violent alcoholic father are oddly likeable company Sarah Power, the writer of Grud, now in the Hampstead’s smaller space, is a self-confessed geek who e…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 02:36PM
Monday, June 24, 2024

The Jeopardy! Category Is... Broadway's Opening Night Casts by Logan Culwell-Block

Get ready theatre nerds; it's your time to shine!

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:02AM
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

When Sondheim Meets TikTok by Trevor Boffone

Does Stephen Sondheim make you want to throw ass? Does the score of Sunday in the Park with George make you want to hit the dance floor? Do Annaleigh Ashford’s vocals make you want to serv…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 04:03AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

David O’Doherty: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet) by David O’doherty

The much-loved musical comedian shares what makes him laugh, including Sean Lock, football mascots looking solemn and an Irish donkey derby from 1994 I’ve been thinking about this way too …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM
Monday, March 11, 2024

Pier Players Theatre Company presents Jeffrey Barg and David Lee White’s The Angry Grammarian by Michael Fisher

Jeffrey Barg, author of the Inquirer’s popular Angry Grammarian column, debuts a likable musical comedy by the same name in South Philly, about two grammar nerds languishing for language, …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:18PM
Friday, March 1, 2024

Robert W. Schneider talks Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came to Broadway! by Broadway By Ghostlight

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Robert W. Schneider and discuss not only his amazing new podcast, Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway, but also his 54 Below conc…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:00AM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Evan Rachel Wood, Darren Criss on Stepping Into ‘Little Shop of Horrors’: “We’re Both These Little Theater ’90s Nerds” by Abbey White

It’s early afternoon on a Friday when Darren Criss and Evan Rachel Wood pick up the phone, just five days before the duo is set to debut as the new Seymour and Audrey in off-Broadway’s L…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 03:45PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

‘Gutenberg! The Musical!’ Review: Revenge of the Broadway Nerds by Jesse Green

The history of movable type is a terrible idea for a show. Which is why it’s so on brand for this satire of theater and its eternal hopefuls.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:19PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, September 28-October 4, 2023 by Kyle V. Hiller

Opening October with an environmentally-conscious flea market, a retelling of Odyssey, a play for science nerds, family-friendly activities at Please Touch, and a D&D festival. Kyle V. H…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:39PM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Blood at the Root by Steven Morris

Nicholas Heard and Ensemble Photo by Jenny Graham Reviewed by Deborah Klugman Open Fist Theatre Company at Atwater Village Theatre Through October 22 RECOMMENDED Dominique Morisseau wrote Bl…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 07:44AM
Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Franne Lee Dies: Broadway And ‘SNL’ Costume Designer Who Created Looks Of Coneheads, Blues Brothers & Roseanne Roseannadanna Was 81 by Greg Evans

Franne Lee, a Tony-winning costumer and set designer who joined the fledgling Saturday Night Live and created the looks of some of the NBC’s late-night show’s most iconic characters, inc…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:30AM
Friday, August 11, 2023

Playbill Pick: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Logan Culwell-Block

Perfect for the nerdiest of theatre nerds, this festival mainstay is a consistent audience favorite for a reason.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:25AM
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Yann Windey Uses CHAUVET Professional to Reflect Magic of Working Class Heroes’ Nerdland by Michael Eddy

Since recent reviews of the Nerdland Festival in Wachtebeke, building on the enthusiasm of nerds of all ages, were universally positive, it was decided a spectacular show at the Lotto Arena …

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

‘BlackBerry’ film hails the must-have gadget that the iPhone turned into a forgotten relic by The Associated Press

Almost everyone knows the backstory of the iPhone, a breakthrough that continues to reshape culture 16 years after late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the device to the world. But wh…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 11:58AM
Sunday, May 7, 2023

10 Things I Learned About Producing Theatre by Victoria Cairl

The fans who came out for the first preview of “Khan: The Musical- The parody TREK-tacular!”Recently I was part of the producing team of a show. Here’s everything I learned and a bit o…

SOURCE: victoriacairl.medium.com at 09:15AM
Thursday, April 20, 2023

The Thanksgiving Play: Broadway’s funniest and most daring new comedy by Lauren Mechling

After being told her work was ‘uncastable’, Indigenous playwright Larissa FastHorse set out to create a show featuring zero minority actors and wrote a scathing satire The Thanksgiving P…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03AM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

‘A bunch of violent theater nerds’: Why some of the Bay Area’s best stories are in wrestling rings by Lily Janiak,gary Baca

The booms and clangs from Hoodslam and UGWA’s falls and slams ripple through Bay Area audiences’ bodies. 

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Everyone & Improv Nerds by NPR

Emma and Vice columnist Alzo Slade try to solve the improv coolness crisis with the help of comedy icon Colin Mochrie. Plus: Emma tries her best to annoy Peter Sagal.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 12:40PM
Sunday, December 11, 2022

Dick Tufeld: The Man Who Was “Robot” by Trav S.D.

Tribute today to Dick Tufeld (1926-2019) the gent who voiced the B9 robot on the original Lost in Space (1965-68). I think of Tufeld’s as one of the top nerd voices, and not just because n…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 01:06PM
Friday, December 9, 2022

Misfit Nerds Spell ‘Winning” In MNM’s Putnam Spelling Bee by Bill Hirschman

That every hero and heroine in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a misfit we secretly recognize from the bathroom mirror explains how this musical has thrived 17 years. Add to su…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 11:24AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Through storytelling and shared leadership, Flying V makes safe space for nerds by Lisa Traiger

In a monthly series entitled 'The Companies We Keep,' DC Theater Arts spotlights the good and beneficial work done by theater companies in the DC region. This series is made possible by a ge…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 02:20PM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Galaxy cats by Emily McClanathan

Nerds of many stripes will feel at home entering the magical portal that is Otherworld Theatre, a Wrigleyville-based theater company that specializes in science fiction and fantasy. Fancy a …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:45PM
Saturday, February 26, 2022

Theater Review: “Young Nerds of Color” — Making the Invisible Visible by David Greenham

Young Nerds of Color feels like a bit of an experiment, and it is the kind of creative research that we should hope will continue. The post Theater Review: “Young Nerds of Color” — Mak…

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 02:24PM
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Pajama Party Panic! by Jamie Damaso

The post Pajama Party Panic! appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

SOURCE: theatrenerds.com at 08:00PM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Fleischer Studios: Out of the Inkwell and Up, Up, and Away by Trav S.D.

It’s a surety I have nothing to teach classic animation nerds about the art and story of Fleischer Studios (1921-1942). But I’ve mentioned that outfit on Travalanche on many occasions an…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 03:24PM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The return of Witches, Wizards and Hogwarts: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD pushes up opening date by Sarah Johnson

For Broadway lovers, theatre-nerds, and fans of Harry Potter everywhere, this un-expected good news could not have arrived at a

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 06:37PM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Superhero Sabotage! by Jamie Damaso

SAN DIEGO PARKS AND REC Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 6pm PT JOIN US! More The post Superhero Sabotage! appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

SOURCE: theatrenerds.com at 09:30PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Kate Reinders Talks HSMTMTS and Wanting to Play Miss Jenn Forever by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview HERE: https://bway.world/KateReindersBL Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit http://bway.world/BackstageLive Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Kate Re…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:54PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

A Night to Dismember 5-21-21 by Jamie Damaso

San Diego Parks and Rec Friday, May 21, 2021 @6pm PST Join us… if you dare! A Night to Dismember Join these monsters, maniacs, and miscreants in a haunting whodunit of murderous mayhem. Th…

SOURCE: theatrenerds.com at 12:51AM
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Pajama Party Panic! by Jamie Damaso

San Diego Parks & Rec Friday, April 23, 2021 @6pm PST JOIN US… if you dare! Pajama Party Panic! There’s games galore in this all-ages non-murder mystery!  Get ready for some puzzles…

SOURCE: theatrenerds.com at 06:38AM

Pajama Party Panic! by Jamie Damaso

San Diego Parks & Rec Friday, April 23, 2021 @6pm PST Join the party! There’s games galore in this all-ages non-murder mystery! Get ready for some puzzles and pandemonium in your pj�…

SOURCE: theatrenerds.com at 06:00AM

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