Sunday, September 27, 2020

Panic! at the Disco’s Flourishes Weren’t Just Dramatic. They Were Theater. by Maya Phillips

A look back at the band’s 15-year-old debut, “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out,” a commercial success that simultaneously satirized and celebrated staged spectacles.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

DANCE NOW’s 25th Anniversary virtual performances: All that art is worth by Admin

September 10, 2020.DANCE NOW’s web platform. A lot can happen in 25 years — particularly in the arts; it’s a bit mind boggling to think of all of the ideas, all of the dreams, all of t…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Lynn Nottage writes for an audience of one while waiting for Broadway stages to open by Lorraine Treanor

Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright (Ruined, Sweat), returns to Theatre for One, the company which gave new meaning to “intimate theatre” with its one actor/one audi…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Lynn Nottage on Theatre for One, and theater for many, and keeping busy during COVID by New York Theater

Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright (Ruined, Sweat), was put on the waitlist to see Theatre for One’s “Here We Are”; ;that should give you a sense of its popularit…

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Houston’s Alley Theatre Shuffles 2020-2021 Season, Adding Sweat and Delaying Others by Dan Meyer

The entire slate will be presented using one flexible set that can be adapted to each show.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

'A Good Stomping Band' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The cast of Backbeat. (Photo by Craig Schwartz) Cross-posted on Train My Ear.Some years ago I was hired to write the program notes for the Center Theatre Group's production of Backbeat, a s…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Just What Was The “Sweating Sickness” In Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell Trilogy? by Artsjournal1

“It was known in Cromwell’s time as sudor anglicus, meaning the ‘English sweat,’ and there were five outbreaks of it in England, the first in 1485 and the last in 1551. Victims did, …

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Review: Pandemic life in 10 parts: Round House Theatre’s Homebound, Part 4 “Together Alone” by Kelly McCorkendale

Homebound’s episode 4 shifts back to Maboud (Maboud Ebrahimzadeh), who’s hanging in his sweat pants, rocking a Smashing Pumpkins T-shirt (long live Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness…

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

VIDEO: Diana Degarmo. Ace Young, and More 'Rise' In New Fundraiser Music Video

Rise Together, Sweat Together: A Virtual Fitness Fundraiser launches May today, May 17, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.

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VIDEO: Watch Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, John Krause & More in the RISE TOGETHER Fundraiser Music Video

RISE TOGETHER, SWEAT TOGETHER: A VIRTUAL FITNESS FUNDRAISER launches today, May 17th, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: Broadway Choreographer, Lorin Latarro

Big thanks to Dominique Morisseau for joining me and droppin’ some powerful truth bombs last night. Were you taking notes? If not, no sweat . . . you can watch the replay anytime you wa…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Huntington's Sweat, Indecent, The Purists, A.R.T.'s Moby-Dick, Six Among 2020 Elliot Norton Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The virtual ceremony from the Boston Theater Critics Association took place May 11.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Fifteen Years: Step by Step by Angela Tricarico

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Dance training prepares students for life by Admin

As Joe Tremaine says, “Dance training is life training.” The hours and years of blood, sweat and tears training in the dance studio not only helps dancers perfect their battements and pi…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Hey, Teachers! Free Ways You Can Use Performer Stuff in Your Digital Classroom by Performerstuff

Hey, Teachers! Free Ways You Can Use Performer Stuff in Your Digital Classroom Written by The Performer Stuff Team April 20, 2020 Are you a theatre teacher who is struggling to find …

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Frozen's McKenzie Kurtz on the Cruise that Changed Everything & Seeing Herself as a Princess for the First Time by Caitlin Moynihan

McKenzie Kurtz was less than a month into her Broadway debut as Princess Anna in Frozen when Broadway theaters went dark due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic. Now away from the St. James Theat…

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Saturday, April 18, 2020

Call Answered: Helena Marie: Working in a COVID19 Hollywood, "My Perfect Landing", "His Fatal Fixation" & "Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engageme by Adam Rothenberg

Helena Marie is an award-winning actress based out of Canada. She is currently starring in the Family Channel’s My Perfect Landing, about a family of gymnasts who struggle with a life-chan…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

I is for Idina Menzel. Not Letting Go of Broadway by New York Theater

Before she originated the Broadway roles of Maureen the performance artist in “Rent,” Elphaba the green witch of “Wicked” and the two-sided Liz/Beth in “If/Then,” Idina Menzel ha…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Trinity Rep Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

With spring dates canceled due to COVID-19, 'Sweat' and 'Sweeney Todd' will open the 2020-21 season.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Moulin Rouge! Standout Tam Mutu on Having COVID-19: 'People Don't Understand How Painful It Is' by Lindsey Sullivan

During these uncertain times, Moulin Rouge! star Tam Mutu recently provided some joy in the form of an uplifting video chock-full of Broadway faves as well as some insight; he shared his ex…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

'Stressed, sick and skint': how coronavirus is hitting arts workers by Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Rachel Obordo

We asked arts workers for their stories of how the lockdown is affecting their livelihoods. Here are their responses Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage This we…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Angela Lansbury Provides a Relaxing (and a Little Sensual) Fitness Regimen, Perfect for Self-Isolation by Ryan McPhee

Let everyone else break a sweat doing their at-home exercises—this is one that prioritizes mindfulness and a peach onesie.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Escape from Pretoria — a gripping truth-based tale with Daniel Radcliffe

Francis Annan’s film unfolds among the sweat and dust of an apartheid-era prison

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it okay to sweat during a dance class?’ by @westendproducer

Is it okay to sweat at a dance class? — mark fleischmann (@fleischster) February 12, 2020 My dear, it is not only

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

REVIEW: No Sweat, Lakeside Theatre, University Of Essex ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Vicky Moran's verbatim play No Sweat at the Lakeside Theatre at the University of Essex. This post REVIEW: No Sweat, Lakeside Theatre, University Of Es…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Look Ahead: The hottest Seattle events for March 2020 by Moira Macdonald, Brendan Kiley and Michael Rietmulder

From Bikini Kill's comeback tour kickoff to the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Sweat," our Seattle Times arts writers dish on next month’s most buzzworthy arts and entertainment events.

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020

Screaming, Sweat, and Prizes in “Old School Game Show” at OBERON by Matthew McMahan

One of Boston’s long-running interactive theatrical events, now featured routinely at the American Repertory Theater’s OBERON theatre in Cambridge, Old School Game Show is a madcap throw…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

West Side Story by Liz Wollman

While it seems that a good half the theater-going public in and around New York City hotly disagrees with me, I'm squarely in the camp that believes Ivo Van Hove's maximal minimalism fails …

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s ‘Mother Road’ brings powerful journey to Arena Stage by Em Skow

William Joad is a proud Oklahoma farmer with roots to the land as old and deep as the fields his family has tended for generations. But after decades of dedication, dust and sweat poured int…

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