Thursday, February 6, 2020

Peek inside private lives at Shopfront’s ArtsLab Behind Closed Doors, a Festival of New Work by Emerging Artists by Gabi Bergman

Shopfront Arts Co-op’s ArtsLab: Behind Closed Doors, is a festival of five new creative works from six emerging artists. This

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Winners of Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Will be Performed Along with Jeremy O Harris & Theresa Rebeck

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced that submissions are now open for their 10th annual festival of 10-minute plays of height…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

William Luce, Playwright Of ‘Belle Of Amherst’ And ‘Barrymore’, Dead At 88 by Artsjournal1

“Over a 40-year career, Luce … worked with the likes of Zoe Caldwell, George C. Scott and Claire Bloom as he wrote about the private lives of Charlotte Brontë, Lillian Hellman, Isak Din…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Hard talk: Broadway gets tough on America in crisis by Michael Billington

In an era of uncertainty and anxiety, New York theatre is shunning its obsession with private lives to throw a powerful spotlight on politics It used to be argued that British drama is drive…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Edinburgh theatre roundup: Oedipus; Roots; Total Immediate Collective – review by Kate Kellaway

King’s theatre; Church Hill theatre; the Studio, EdinburghEmotion is pared to the bone in Robert Icke’s thrilling new real-time adaptation of Sophocles. Plus, folk tales that leap off th…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Email Used To Be Amazing by Artsjournal2

Then it became a “productivity tool” for work, and “regular folks don’t want to organize their private lives as if they were office jobs.” But it’s not too late to save the techn…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Actor's Nightmare review – it's just a stage they're going through by Michael Billington

Park theatre, London Christopher Durang’s breezy sextet of plays takes the cast from pique to panic as he explores the insecurities of performing life To complement its main-house product…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

REVIEW: Private Lives, The Mill at Sonning ✭✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser Tim Hochstrasser reviews Noel Coward's Private Lives now playing at The Mill at Sonning. This post REVIEW: Private Lives, The Mill at Sonning ✭✭✭✭ first appeared …

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Private Lives review at the Mill at Sonning – ‘a stylish but safe production’ by Paul Vale

Of all Noel Coward’s plays, Private Lives is the one that epitomises his distinctive theatrical language. The wit is as dry as

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‘Clean & crisp’: PRIVATE LIVES – Sonning by Johnny Fox

Tam Williams’ production of Private Lives at the Mill at Sonning is clean and crisp, nicely framed with a lady accordoniste setting the location, and after a slowish start the piece moves …

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Private Lives is artificially sweet — and delightful by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Fun new Stratford production of Noel Coward classic doesn’t underline the camp qualities, but they’re amply present, all the same.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Flinch review – Gen Z couple's fears, fights and restless ecstasy by Michael Billington

Old Red Lion, LondonEmma Hemingford’s promising debut gets under the skin of a troubled relationship and refuses to take sides Emma Hemingford has written and co-stars in this promising de…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

From the Archives: Joan Collins Made Her Broadway Debut in Noel Coward's Private Lives by William Wolf

In honor of Collins' birthday May 23, Playbill looks back at her interview from the February 1992 issue.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Fox Picks Up New Drama Filthy Rich Featuring Corey Cott & Kim Cattrall by Andy Lefkowitz

Filthy Rich, a new drama starring Broadway alums Corey Cott and Kim Cattrall, has been picked up as a series from Fox, according to Variety. The one-hour "southern Gothic family drama" is wr…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Laura Linney to return to Broadway in ‘My Name is Lucy Barton’ by Caitlin Huston

Laura Linney is returning to Broadway next season in Elizabeth Strout’s “My Name is Lucy Barton.” The play will run at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre beginni…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow and More on Surprising Audiences with Hillary and Clinton on Opening Night by

John Lithgow, Laurie Metcalf, scribe Lucas Hnath and more talk about Hillary and Clinton's timely arrival and shining the light on the private lives of characters we know on opening night.

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Not exactly Billary by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column I review two Broadway openings, Lucas Hnath’s Hillary and Clinton and a revival of Lanford Wilson’s Burn This. Here’s an excerpt. *  * …

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Hillary and Clinton: Peering Inside the Private Lives of a Power Couple by Michael Sommers

★★★★ Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow superbly depict a dynamic duo The post Hillary and Clinton: Peering Inside the Private Lives of a Power Couple appeared first on New York Stage R…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The Lehman Trilogy by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

A three and half hour play with only three actors spanning 163 years might not be your idea of entertainment, but the National Theatre’s production of "The Lehman Trilogy" is one of the mo…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Games That Are Played In Cultural Facilities by Joe Patti

Hate the fact that your city will provide millions to fund an arena that only gets used 20 times a year but not arts organizations that each host hundreds of events a year? Concerned that th…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

PRIVATE LIVES Avenue, Ipswich by Libby Purves and Friends

NOT AT ALL FLAT, SUFFOLK…         Exuberantly funny,  elegant as a Deauville  hotel balcony and  sharp as the crack of a 78rpm record over a lover’s head,  Joanna Carrick’s wit…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

2019 Spring Preview: Be More Chill's Joe Iconis by

Learn more about new musical Be More Chill with prolific composer/lyricist Joe Iconis.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Dorset Theatre Season to Feature Theresa Rebeck Premiere by American Theatre Editors

Also in the lineup are Noël Coward’s 'Private Lives' and Wendy MacLeod's 'Slow Food.'

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Tony Nominee Katherine Helmond, Emmy-Nominated Star of Soap & Who's the Boss?, Dies at 89 by Andy Lefkowitz

Katherine Helmond, the fiery comedic actress whose start on Broadway led to a slew of memorable small-screen roles, died on February 23 at home in Los Angeles. The cause of death, according …

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Apologia by John Simon

“Through more than thirty years of writing and behavior, Simon has shown us how easy it is to be a snake.” So ends an attack on me of a good many years ago on Salon by Charles Taylor, sh…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Cane review – Mark Ravenhill's provocative look at power abuse by Michael Billington

Royal Court, LondonA deputy head’s historical deeds trouble his retirement in this tense drama starring Alun Armstrong, Nicola Walker and Maggie SteedFor the second time in a week on stage…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Review: ‘All Save One’ at the Washington Stage Guild by David Siegel

It was another time. It was a time of high anxiety. Even private lives were far from private in the treacherous, early 1950’s with the likes of Senator Joseph McCarthy and columnist Hedda …

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Don Stephenson by Zack Calhoon

Don Stephenson has directed numerous productions in New York City and Nationally. Highlights include Titanic at Lincoln Center, Broadway Classics at Carnegie Hall, Of Mice and Manhattan…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Carole Dance Replaces Fiz Marcus in UK Tour of “‘My Mother Said I Never Should’ by Blouin Artinfo

Carole Dance will replace Fiz Marcus for the role of Doris Partington in the UK tour of Charlotte Keatley’s “My Mother Said I Never Should.” London Classic Theatre has recently an…

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