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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Johanna Day to Join Fellow Original Cast Members Mary-Louise Parker & David Morse in How I Learned to Drive on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Johanna Day has signed on to reprise her 1997 turn as the Female Greek Chorus in the upcoming Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer-winning drama How I Learned to Drive. The previousl…

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No Sweat review at Pleasance Theatre, London – ‘moving but unfocused drama about homelessness’ by Paul Vale

Vicky Moran’s new play aims to highlight the growing issue of homelessness among young LGBT+ in the UK. Following interviews with a

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Pulitzer-winning ‘Sweat’ lays bare the first sting of capitalism’s failures in Toronto debut by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Alternating between 2000 and 2008, before and after a local factory lays off hundreds for outsourcing, automization and cheaper non-unionized jobs, Nottage’s script is a modern tragedy in …

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

‘Immense anger’ propelled Pulitzer-winning play about factory closures now in Toronto by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Lynn Nottage’s “Sweat” has proven its deep relevance about job losses that definitely hit home in southern Ontario.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is a fantastical new coming-of-age comedy written by C.A. Johnson (MCC debut) and directed by Kate Whoriskey (Sweat, Ruined). The cast will feature Joshua Boone (Net…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Freeze Frame: Meet the Cast of ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is a fantastical new coming-of-age comedy written by C.A. Johnson (MCC debut) and directed by Kate Whoriskey (Sweat, Ruined). The cast will feature Joshua Boone (Net…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Joy of pecs: Jessica Fostekew, the weightlifting comic shredding body fascism by Rachael Healy

When her trainer called muscly women ‘unfeminine’, the standup turned her outrage into a hilarious show full of sweat, barbells, chalk and childbirth Jessica Fostekew felt nervous yester…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

5 Seattle-area arts events to look forward to in 2020 by Brendan Kiley

From the reopening of the Seattle Asian Art Museum to the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Sweat," here are five arts events to put on your calendar in 2020.

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Circus 1903 review – super-luxe vintage brilliance by Sarah Donaldson

Royal Festival Hall, LondonA global cast of performers let their talents do the talking in this nostalgic, high-octane circus show Roll up, roll up and lose yourself in a reverie of hipster …

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Friday, December 27, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Carolee Carmello Interview: "Hello, Dolly!" Tour by Adam Rothenberg

Three-time Tony Nominee Carolee Carmello is one of my favorite Broadway stars! Every time I see her perform, I am transported to another world where her heavenly voice lifts me high up above…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

“What to Wear – Rehearsals” by Performerstuff

“What to Wear” – Part 2: Rehearsals Written by Ella Embry November 27, 2019 You’ve made it through the audition process, hopefully with tips from “What to Wear” – Part 1…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Call Answered: Honey Davenport: "Stocking Stuffer: A Christmas Show with Balls" + "RuPaul's Drag Race" by Adam Rothenberg

In one of my raunchier interviews, I sat down with RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 favorite Honey Davenport to discuss life after Drag Race as well as the debut of her holiday extravaganza St…

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The Business of Show Biz: Getting Back Into Acting

by Velina Brown   Editor's Note: The Theatre Bay Area General Auditions are a great way to launch or relaunch an acting career in the Bay. The last day to sign up for the 2020 generals i…

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Headshots 101: Part Two

by Rotimi Agbabiaka Last Insider we received some tips from local headshot photographers about taking a winning headshot. This time around we chatted with Bay Area casting directors about w…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

This Year’s Evening Standard Theatre Award Winners by Artsjournal

Andrew Scott was awarded for his role in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter at the Old Vic, while Maggie Smith took the trophy for one-woman play A German Life at the Bridge. Lynn Nottage’…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe review – magical escape from the perils of war by Michael Billington

Bridge theatre, LondonAslan is more substitute Churchill than surrogate Christ in Sally Cookson’s brilliantly inventive production of CS Lewis’s wartime fable The popularity of CS Lewis…

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London's Sweat, Evita, More, Win at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards by Dan Meyer

Present Laughter’s Andrew Scott and A German Life’s Maggie Smith took home the top acting prizes.

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Maggie Smith, Andrew Scott, SWEAT, and More Win Big at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019; Full Winners List!

The winners of the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, in association with Michael Kors, were revealed at a ceremony tonight at the London Coliseum.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sweat, Evita, Maggie Smith & More Triumph at 2019 Evening Standard Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The 65th Annual Evening Standard Awards were announced on November 24 at the London Coliseum. The annual event honoring London theater was co-hosted by Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, Evgeny …

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Maggie Smith wins best actress award for role as Goebbels' secretary by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

Andrew Scott is best actor and Sweat wins play of the year at Evening Standard awards Dame Maggie Smith’s return to the stage after a 12-year absence has won her a record fifth best actres…

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NEWS: Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play by Press Releases

Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play.

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A Conversation Between Lynn Nottage, Pulitzer Prize-Winner For ‘Sweat,’ And Jeremy Harris, Who Wrote ‘Slave Play’ by Artsjournal2

Nottage: “Yes, I have to go sometimes to where my audience is, rather than being confined by the proscenium—which forces us to have a certain level of engagement, which means I have to s…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Star as Michael Jackson in Broadway Musical MJ by Andy Lefkowitz

Ephraim Sykes, Tony-nominated standout player of Ain't Too Proud, will portray music icon Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway bio-musical MJ. The previously announced production will be…

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The Michael Jackson Broadway musical finds its star by Nick Romano

MJ The Musical, the Michael Jackson Broadway show, has found its King of Pop. Ephraim Sykes, who was nominated for a Tony for playing Motown recording artist David Ruffin in Ain’t Too Prou…

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Lyn Gardner: Rolling news era puts pressure on producers and writers to keep up by Lyn Gardner

Talking with the Bush Theatre’s artistic director Lynette Linton last week, she spoke of her good fortune in directing Lynn Nottage’s Sweat

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Cast Complete for Huntington Theatre Company’s Sweat by Dan Meyer

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage begins performances January 31, 2020.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Broadway’s Darren Criss to Perform at Barry’s Bootcamp 21st Birthday Celebration by Dan Meyer

The upcoming American Buffalo star and 2018 Emmy winner will spend the evening breaking a sweat with fellow exercise buffs.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Tom Hiddleston, Maggie Smith Shortlisted for 2019 Evening Standard Awards; Downstate Leads with 4 Nods by Caitlin Moynihan

The shortlist of nominees for the 2019 Evening Standard Awards have been announced, and Broadway favorites like Dame Maggie Smith (A German Life), Tom Hiddleston (Betrayal) and K. Todd Freem…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

‘Sweat’ at Silver Spring Stage: a precise portrayal of workers caught in a rip tide by Bob Ashby

I’ve never been to Reading, PA, the location of Lynn Nottage’s searing 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sweat, now playing at Silver Spring Stage, but my life has been bracketed by livi…

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Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue