Saturday, May 14, 2022

Jesse Williams Talks ‘Take Me Out’ Nude Leak: “Theater Is A Sacred Space” by Matthewgrobar

Jesse Williams has spoken out regarding the leak of a nude scene from his Broadway revival of Take Me Out, saying that he’s “not down” about it. “Our job is to go out there every nig…

SOURCE: Deadline at 07:33PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Review: ACT’s ‘Sweat’ challenges us to stop and listen to each other by Jerald Pierce

ACT's production of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning play finally takes the stage after its 2020 cancellation, reminding audiences to know who is on your side.

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Johanna Day Embraces Discomfort in 'How I Learned to Drive' - The two-time Tony nominee on returning to Paula Vogel's landmark play after 25 years by Raven Snook

The two-time Tony nominee on returning to Paula Vogel's landmark play after 25 years --- You've probably heard that Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse are reprising the roles they originate…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, April 6, 2022

‘Suffs’ Review: Epic New Musical Portrays the Blood, Sweat and Tears Behind the Fight for Women’s Suffrage by Gordon Cox

Oh, what mean and nasty things men said about women who dared to fight for the right to vote in America. Here are some of those choice insults, taken from the very first song (“Watch Out f…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:30PM
Friday, April 1, 2022

Diary of a director: ‘I am buzzing off the passion and sweat of this gang’ by Cora Bissett

Cora Bissett is staging a musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s film Orphans for the National Theatre of Scotland. Here, she shares her notes from rehearsals This is a massive show. After t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03PM
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

The Industrial Lower Depths: A Review of “Sweat” at Paramount Theatre by Nathaniel Fishburn

“Sweat” is a work of rare and necessary empathy as it portrays those who live on the brink of economic disaster.

SOURCE: at 08:00AM
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Ep190 – Lynn Nottage: Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright by Automatic Episode Import

Lynn Nottage is a two time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, and the first and only woman to win the category twice, for “Ruined” and “Sweat”. She's a screenwriter, a Tony nominee, …

SOURCE: at 04:01AM
Monday, February 7, 2022

Lightswitch Evokes Magic of Machu Picchu with Chauvet Professional by Michael Eddy

Describing it as the “sweat of the sun,” the Incas revered gold as far more than a symbol of wealth and power. To them, the glittering metal was a gift bestowed directly from the gods th…

Monday, January 24, 2022

Capital Classics pairs the play ‘Sweat’ with onstage discussions of power and poverty by Christopher Arnott

Capital Classics is starting its new Contemporary Classics Conversations series with a production of Lynn Nottage's "Sweat," interspersed with live discussions of key issues in the drama.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Full Cast Set for Broadway's Birthday Candles, Starring Debra Messing by Caitlin Moynihan

The full cast has been set for the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Noah Haidle's Birthday Candles. Debra Messing is headlining the play, which will begin performances on March 18 an…

SOURCE: at 04:06PM
Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Remain In Light: A TBA Features Curator Bids Farewell

by Rotimi Agbabiaka   It?s hard to believe that it?s been five years since I first came on as features curator for Theatre Bay Area. I guess the cliche is true: time flies when you?re h…

SOURCE: Theatre Bay Area at 04:00PM
Friday, December 3, 2021

2nd Stage brings a hilarious and hopeful ‘Clyde’s’ to Broadway’s Hayes Theater by Deb Miller

Set in the hectic kitchen of a truck-stop sandwich shop on a stretch of road in Berks County, PA, Clyde’s, by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; Sweat), dishes up a full…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:40PM
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

‘Clyde’s’ reviews: Uzo Aduba hailed for return to Broadway in ‘delightful’ new play by Lynn Nottage by David Buchanan

It has been almost five years since playwright Lynn Nottage made her Broadway debut with “Sweat” and almost 10 since Uzo Aduba last appeared on a Broadway stage. They both return, triump…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 09:15AM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

‘Clyde’s’ Broadway Review: Uzo Aduba Brings The Heat To Lynn Nottage’s Devilish Diner Dramedy by Greg Evans

The quest to create the perfect sandwich takes on existential tones in Clyde’s, the tasty if occasionally and slightly undercooked new dramedy from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nott…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:00PM

Review: Lynn Nottage's Clyde's and the Sandwich Shop on the Road to Redemption

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ruined and Sweat pens a comedy about formerly incarcerated people.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:32PM
Friday, November 19, 2021

Photos: First Look at Uzo Aduba and More in CLYDE'S on Broadway

Three-time Emmy Award-winner Uzo Aduba is back on Broadway- this time courtesy of Second Stage Theatre. The star of In Treatment and Orange is the New Black joins two-time Emmy Award-winne…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:02PM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Broadway: What's Closed, Canceled or Rescheduled? - All the changes to the Broadway lineup due to COVID-19 by Raven Snook

Which shows are reopening when during the 2021-2022 season  --- When Broadway theatres shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis on March 12, 2020, they vowed to reopen in a month. That did not …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, November 8, 2021

Lynn Nottage & Debra Martin Chase to Be Honored at Second Stage Theater’s 2021 Fall Gala by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony-nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and producer Debra Martin Chase will be honored at Second Stage Theater’s 2021 Fall Gala! The one-night-only event is set …

SOURCE: at 04:18PM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

A New Cohort of Tomorrow?s Leaders Joins the TBA Arts Leadership Residency

by Edward Guthmann   Four Bay Area theatre artists have been chosen in the second round of Theatre Bay Area?s Arts Leadership Residency. Virginia Blanco, Devin Cunningham, Daniel Duque-Est…

SOURCE: Theatre Bay Area at 08:20AM

How a Musical Helped Make Me the Woman I Am - How the Broadway production of 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown' changed my life by Judith Marks-White

How the Broadway production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown changed my life --- Welcome to our latest Theatre Lovers essay. Today, TDF member Judith talks about how The Unsinkable Molly Brown …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

What's (Re)opening on Broadway in November and December - The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months by Raven Snook

The 11 shows bowing on Broadway over the next two months --- By mid-December, the vast majority of Broadway's 41 theatres will be illuminated (the Palace is being renovated and a few others…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Photos: Second Stage Theater's CLYDE'S Meets the Press

Three-time Emmy Award-winner Uzo Aduba is on her way back to Broadway, this time courtesy of Second Stage Theatre. The star of In Treatment and Orange is the New Black will join two-time Em…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:19AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

I Interview Playwrights Part 1104: Andy Boyd by Adam Szymkowicz

Andy Boyd Hometown:  Phoenix, ArizonaCurrent Town:  Brooklyn, New YorkQ:  Tell me about Occupy Prescott. A:  Occupy Prescott play begins in the fall of 2011, when a libertarian rancher, …

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Watch Indigenous hip-hop artist & producer QUESE IMC create sweat a lodge for #IndigenousPeoplesDay by Lincoln Center

In recognition of #IndigenousPeoplesDay, join QUESE IMC—Indigenous hip-hop artist and producer—as he creates a sweat lodge at his home in Oklahoma and discusses the spirituality of the P…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:32PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Photos: First Look at Uzo Aduba in Second Stage's CLYDE'S

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage’s new play, CLYDE’S will feature three-time Emmy Award-winner Uzo Aduba, two-time Emmy Award-winner Ron Cephas Jones, Reza Salazar (Swe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:26PM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Black Rep season opener 'Sweat' explores dark side of American dream by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Economic uncertainty threatens longtime friendships in “Sweat,” the powerful and poignant production that opens the 45th Black Rep season.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:32AM
Friday, September 3, 2021

The Black Rep works up a 'Sweat' to launch its 45th season by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

"Sweat,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about factory workers coping with an uncertain economy, will kick off the Black Rep's 45th season.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:36PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

A Tap Step Closer to Broadway: Performer Stuff Academy Tap Workshop by Performerstuff

A Tap Step Closer to Broadway: Performer Stuff Academy Tap Workshop Written by: Tiffany Wilkie August 24, 2021 Are you ready to make some noise? We here at PS are so excited to shed so…

SOURCE: at 04:04PM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Prince Andrew and daughters roasted in new play The Windsors by Ellie Harrison

‘But Daddy cannot sweat,’ the Beatrice and Eugenie characters sing

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:03AM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Call Redialed: NEW Caytha Jentis Interview: Pooling to Paradise, Screenwriter, Producer by Adam Rothenberg

It has been 10 YEARS since I interviewed screenwriter & producer Caytha Jentis. I was introduced to Caytha in 2011 when her romantic gay comedy The One had its NYC premiere, a film I sti…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 07:24PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Uzo Aduba, Ron Cephas Jones to Star in Lynn Nottage’s ‘Clyde’s’ on Broadway by Brent Lang

Uzo Aduba and Ron Cephas Jones will star in Second Stage Theater’s upcoming Broadway production of Lynn Nottage’s new play, “Clyde’s.” The cast will also include Reza Salazar (“S…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:00PM