Friday, January 24, 2020

Married to the Mob: ‘Romeo and Bernadette’ by Matthew Wexler

A musical retelling of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' with Italian mobsters circa 1960 is a tragedy for all the wrong reasons. The post Married to the Mob: ‘Romeo and Bernadette’ appea…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Shakespeare meets the Mafia in ‘Romeo & Bernadette’ at A.R.T./NY Theatres by Deb Miller

When their date at a lamentable community theater performance of Romeo and Juliet leaves a Brooklyn Girl in tears and a Brooklyn Guy bored to tears, he needs to prove to her that he really i…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

How Shereen Pimentel Is Balancing West Side Story, Juilliard and Working with John Mulaney by Diep Tran

Age: 21 Hometown: Born in Manhattan, raised in Teaneck, New Jersey  Current Role: Maria, the lead in the Ivo van Hove-directed Broadway revival of West Side Story, the classic musical b…

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Friday, December 27, 2019

“Life’s But A Walking Shadow” Audition Monologues for Macbeth by Performerstuff

“Life’s But A Walking Shadow” Audition Monologues for Macbeth Written by Rosalind Helsinger December 29, 2019 Looking for that perfect monologue to nail your audition for the Scot…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Cappies Review: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Perry Hall High School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Grace Brehm of Notre Dame Preparatory School. Rivaling families, action-packed fight scenes, and chemistries beyond compare are what await you at Perry Hall High School…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

‘Life Sucks,’ Theater Doesn’t: Your Picks for the Year’s Best

Without duplicating our critics, there was plenty to champion, from “The Inheritance” on Broadway to “Romeo and Juliet” in sign language in Seattle.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Top 10 dance shows of 2019 by Lyndsey Winship and Sanjoy Roy

A snogtastic Romeo and Juliet from Matthew Bourne and an international dance-a-thon celebrating Merce Cunningham join a mixed troupe of winners More on the best culture of 2019 Continue read…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

The Red Shoes repolished and Romeo and Juliet retold in new film Beyond Words

Matthew Bourne’s movie adaptation is revived at Sadler’s Wells while a new take on MacMillan’s ballet comes to cinemas and TV

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Shakespeare Gets a Raw Deal in 2019: Netflix “The King” Movie Drops His Name, “West Side Story” Cuts Romeo and Juliet Balcony Scene by Roger Friedman

William Shakespeare is having a bad year. First, Netflix’s “The King,” starring Timothee Chalamet, dropped his name and all reference to him

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Opinion: West Side Story Part 2 by JK

As of the time this editorial posts, no one outside of the production will have seen a single second of West Side Story. And, outside of friends and family who are at the invited dress tonig…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Radio & Juliet / Faun / MсGregor + Mugler review – Radiohead, gangs and OTT dazzle by Lyndsey Winship

London ColiseumEdward Clug strips back Shakespeare, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui riffs on Nijinsky and Wayne McGregor teams up with Manfred Thierry Mugler in this rich Russian triple bill What do y…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Review: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre 4.0stars Romeo and Juliet – one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and easily one of the most famous love stories, is also one of the most overd…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Why Netflix Bought New York’s Paris Theatre by Artsjournal

Undoubtedly this will aid in the company’s recruitment of top shelf directors who yearn for that opening night vibe, especially at the spot where Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet pla…

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Balletboyz's Romeo and Juliet film takes star-cross'd lovers to the street by Lyndsey Winship

Shot on location with lashings of fighting and flirting, Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words is a vibrant, up-close take on one of the Royal Ballet’s best-loved gems It’s been an ongoing quan…

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

& Juliet review – the bard goes bubblegum by Gregory Robinson

Shaftesbury theatre, LondonA fun, feminist makeover of Romeo and Juliet chooses life – with a great pop soundtrack What if Juliet’s end was a new beginning? That’s the question & J…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

10 Things Every Shakespeare Fan Is Grateful For This Thanksgiving by Performerstuff

10 Things Every Shakespeare Fan Is Grateful For This Thanksgiving Written by Rose Helsinger 11/24/19 It’s that time of year for family, food, and being thankful for everything we love…

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& Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre review - the Bard with dancefloor bangers by Sam Marlowe

The heroine seizes the mic in this Shakespeare-inspired jukebox musical It’s bright, it’s brash, it’s a gazillion times camper than Christmas: but is it such stuff as theatrical hits a…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Report: Method Actor Draws the Line at Oedipus by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. NEW YORK, NY - Local method actor Preston Roberts submitted his resignation for a production of Oedipus Rex yesterday after finally reading the play, in which th…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Jessie Buckley to star as Juliet at the National Theatre by Ruth Comerford

Jessie Buckley is to star as Juliet alongside Josh O’Connor as Romeo in a new National Theatre production. Romeo and Juliet, directed by

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Romeo and Juliet is only halfway there at Chicago Shakes by Kerry Reid

The central characters feel like an afterthought in Barbara Gaines's contemporized version. Setting Romeo and Juliet in a contemporary urban setting inevitably d…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Tootsie to close on Broadway in January by Maureen Lee Lenker

It’s time for Santino Fontana to hang up his heels. On Monday, producers announced a closing date for Broadway’s Tootsie, the musical based on the 1982 film of the same name. The produ…

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Tragedy Strikes Verona: A Review of Romeo and Juliet at Chicago Shakespeare Theater by Noel Schecter

Chicago Shakes delivers a vision of their namesake's most well-known tragedy anchored in today’s headlines.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Romeo and Juliet in Hell by Lara Altunian

The post Romeo and Juliet in Hell appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Catch Ana Gasteyer's Return to The Goldbergs as Ms. Cinoman by Dan Meyer

The Broadway alum plays the eccentric drama teacher, who is trying to mount a production of Romeo and Juliet this time around.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Rosaline by Arts Review

A dark tale of juicy revenge and teenage obsession, based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Award-winning Australian playwright Joanna Erskine’s Rosaline will premiere at the Kings Cros…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Spotlight On...Dani Franco by Michael Block

Name: Dani FrancoHometown: Raised in Colombia Born in VenezuelaEducation: Theater major degree In Casa del Teatro Nacional in Bogota/Colombia and acting for film and TV in New York conservat…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmatians Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmatians will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmations Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmations will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Romeo and Juliet, Queensland Ballet by Deborah Jones

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane, August 28. When Queensland Ballet staged Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet in 2014 the then-small company took a huge risk, although one mi…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Cal Shakes Will Present Bilingual ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by American Theatre Editors

The classics theatre will premiere a Spanish-influenced Shakespeare adaptation by Karen Zacarías.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Journey To '10,000 Balconies' by Hannah Allam

A Syrian playwright wanted to write a love story based on Romeo and Juliet. Set in Damascus. Performed in Arkansas. After a three-year ordeal, the production comes to stage this weekend.

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