Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Complete Casting Announced for Sylvia Khoury's Selling Kabul

A new actor will take on the central role of Taroon.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:12AM

Cast Set for Off-Broadway's Rescheduled Selling Kabul by Dan Meyer

Sylvia Khoury’s play begins November 17 at Playwrights Horizons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:41AM
Friday, October 1, 2021

A Sting in the tale: how the music of the Police inspired a dance show about refugees by Lyndsey Winship

Choreographer Kate Prince’s latest production is a departure from ZooNation’s usual feel-good shows. But Message in a Bottle is inspired by the incredible true stories ”People like to …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:04PM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Sara Farb and Steve Ross by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Sara Farb and Steve Ross, hosted by Stephanie Johns. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Finally There's Sun…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:06PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Broadway From A to Z: A by JK

Today, we start a new series that is strictly to the letter. Our new series, Broadway From A to Z, will look at the people, shows and history of The Great Bright Way! Obviously, each month,…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:42AM
Monday, August 23, 2021

‘Accomplished & memorable’: Suffragettes – Edinburgh Fringe (Online review) ★★★★★ by Louise Penn

Nuworks Theatre, from Australia, bring their lively and passionate musical (written, directed and designed by David Dunn, with choreography by Meg Dunn) about the fight for women’s suffrag…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The Game of Love and Chance review – a farcical romance made in Chelsea by Miriam Gillinson

Arcola Outside, LondonSwooning Sloanes give Marivaux’s class criss-crossing comedy a modern twist in this theatre’s new outdoor venue This modern version of Marivaux’s romantic 18th-ce…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:54AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Odds & Ends: Will Arbery World Premiere & More Set for Playwrights Horizons Season by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. New Will Arbery Play & More Set for Playwrights Horizons Season Playwrights Horizons’ new artistic director Adam Gree…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:36PM

2021/22 Season Trailer: A Bold New Era by Playwrights Horizons

Announcing our 2021/22 season! Aleshea Harris, Sylvia Khoury, Dave Harris, Sanaz Toossi, and Will Arbery present bold, thrilling works under Adam Greenfield’s new leadership as we meet thi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:11PM

Will Arbery World Premiere Added to Playwrights Horizons’ Upcoming Season by Ryan McPhee

The lineup also includes previously announced titles by Aleshea Harris, Sylvia Khoury, Dave Harris, and Sanaz Toossi.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:05PM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Michael Urie, Veanne Cox, More Broadway Alums Will Star in Queer Horror Comedy Summoning Sylvia by Dan Meyer

The film is is written and directed by frequent collaborators Alex Wyse and Wesley Taylor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM

Filming Wraps on Summoning Sylvia, a Gay Bachelor Party Horror Comedy

Veanne Cox stars in the title role of a ghostly murderess.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:12PM

Michael Urie, Frankie Grande & More Board SUMMONING SYLVIA Film From Alex Wyse & Wesley Taylor

Summoning Sylvia features an ensemble cast that includes Michael Urie, Frankie Grande, Nicholas Logan, Troy Iwata, Noah Ricketts, Sean Grandillo, Camden Garcia, and Veanne Cox,

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:56AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 22, 1976: One of the most produced and beloved musicals of all time, Godspell, debuted on Broadway at the Bro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Ain’t No Mo’ Creator & Star Jordan E. Cooper & More Win 2021 Whiting Awards for Drama by Lindsey Sullivan

Three talented scribes have earned the 2021 Whiting Award for Drama. Jordan E. Cooper, Donnetta Lavinia Grays and Sylvia Khoury will each receive a $50,000 prize. Jordan E. Cooper (Photo: …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Jordan E. Cooper, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Sylvia Khoury Win 2021 Whiting Awards by Dan Meyer

The playwrights scored for their recent work in drama.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:21PM

3 Playwrights Awarded 2021 Whiting Awards in Drama by American Theatre Editors

Sylvia Khoury, Jordan E. Cooper, and Donnetta Lavinia Grays will each receive a $50,000 prize.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 07:18PM
Monday, April 5, 2021

Odds & Ends: Fran Drescher Dishes on Casting The Nanny Musical & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Fran Drescher Floated The Nanny Title Role by Mystery Pop Star In an interview with Marie Claire, The Nanny star Fran Dres…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM
Monday, March 1, 2021

B Positive Star Annaleigh Ashford Talks About Her Love of Comedy on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal includes a catch-up with Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford. A triple threat performer in Broadway shows like Wicked, Legally Blonde, Ha…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:18AM
Friday, November 20, 2020

Facetime Interview: Actress Kimberly Faye Greenberg & the Legendary Fanny Brice by Adam Rothenberg

69 Years after her death, Fanny Brice has answered my call to bare it all on my podcast, Baring It All with Call Me Adam. Additionally, the “Go-To Fanny Girl," Kimberly Faye Greenberg has …

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 12:03PM
Monday, October 26, 2020

VIDEO: JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY Releases New Songs for the Vote by Bobby Daye, Yvette Cason, Sylvia MacCalla & More

Founded by Broadway’s Arnetia Walker (Dreamgirls) with Stephen Nachamie (She Loves Me), JUST ONE STEP FOR DEMOCRACY is a coalition of creative artists from Broadway, Hollywood and beyond w…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:44PM
Friday, September 18, 2020

Nine Year-Old Chihuahua Worried She’s Aging Out of Chance to Play Bruiser Woods by Broadway Beat

by Amanda Sylvia. @missamandasylvia. SAN FRANCISCO - Bay Area Chihuahua and regional theatre favorite, Sheiba, created cause for concern ...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Drifters Girl, Starring Beverley Knight, Shifts London Premiere to 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

The Drifters Girl musical, which was originally scheduled to make its world premiere at Newcastle Theatre Royal this September before transferring to the West End starting on October 1, will…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:24PM
Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Most Meaningful Shows of 2019 For Me by Broadwayandme

For those of us who write about culture, the holiday season includes making Top 10 lists. But this year, I’ve decided against trying to anoint the best shows I’ve seen or even tallying u…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 12:12PM
Friday, July 31, 2020

THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR FIFTH AND FINAL EDITION AIRING AUGUST 5–9 by Robert Shuman

(Via John Wyszniewski, Everyman Agency.) Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O’Hara, Brian Cox, Austin Pendleton, Daniel K. Isaac, and More Premiere New Work by Craig Lucas, Lena Dunham, Sylvia Khoury, …

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 04:27PM
Friday, July 24, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight Performs at the London Palladium to Test Reopening by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is dedicated to finding a way to reopening theaters. He has been running a series of reopening tests at the London Palladium th…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon and More as Artists-in-Residence

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2020 Artists-in-Residence: Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon, Michael R. Jackson, Sylvia Khoury, Martyna Majok and Tyne Rafaeli.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:18PM
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Aleshea Harris' What to Send Up When It Goes Down & More Set for Playwrights Horizons' 2021 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Playwrights Horizons has announced four productions for its 2021 season. As previously reported, this will be Adam Greenfield's inaugural season as artistic director; Tim Sanford stepped dow…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:32PM

Playing Anger: Enraged Speeches That Actually Go Somewhere by Performerstuff

Playing Anger: Enraged Speeches That Actually Go Somewhere Written by: Amanda Grace July 13th 2020 Yelling at the top of your lungs can feel empowering to you, but it tends to leave ca…

SOURCE: performerstuff.com at 07:08PM
Saturday, June 13, 2020

Call Answered: Cissy Walken: "Amy Winehouse: Alone" on StageIt by Adam Rothenberg

I am not the biggest Amy Winehouse fan, but I enjoy talking to people who love her. I like to hear why they feel Amy is so fantastic. That is why I was very interested in interviewing Cissy …

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 03:06AM

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