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 …

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Prom Night by Sylvia Davenport-Veith by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. In Prom Night by Sylvia Davenport-Veith, an unlikely romance between the outcast and the linebacker brings prom night magic. Prom night has not been …

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Friday, March 6, 2020

London Theatre Review: Message In A Bottle

It started as a PS at the foot of a long email sent by triple-Olivier Award nominee Kate Prince (Some Like It Hip Hop and SYLVIA at the Old Vic) – an idea for a show based on the music of …

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Annaleigh Ashford to Lead Comedy Pilot B Positive, with Ryan Murphy as Showrunner by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford has been tapped to play the lead role in the CBS comedy series pilot B Positive, according to Deadline. The series is created by Marco Pennette and Ch…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight & The Ferryman's Fra Fee Added to Star-Packed Cinderella Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage stars Beverley Knight and Fra Fee have joined the company of the highly anticipated Cinderella movie musical remake. The previously announced film will arrive in cinemas on February 5…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Perspectives of Hungarian Creative Producer – Sylvia Huszár by Ivanka Apostolova Baskar

Sylvia Huszár is a Hungarian independent theater producer with an international background, a theater theoretician and a translator. She has been working with contemporary theaters for more…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Sydney Morton & More to Join Billy Harrigan Tighe in World Premiere Secret of My Success Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for The Secret of My Success, a new musical based on the 1987 Universal Pictures film. The previously announced tuner, directed by Gordon Greenberg, will play a world pr…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Sylvia Young Theatre School: Preparing students with raw talent to be the stars of tomorrow by Promoted Content

Following in the footsteps of stars such as Rita Ora and Daniel Kaluuya, students at Sylvia Young Theatre School are taught not

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier & More Complete the Cast of New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Erika Henningsen and Jeremy Kushnier are among the full cast of the upcoming world premiere musical Flying Over Sunset. The previously announced Broadway production will…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Stage Scholarships 2020: Sylvia Young Theatre School by Paul Vale

Coaching future stars of stage and screen for almost 40 years, Sylvia Young Theatre School also prides itself on academic excellence. Paul

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Almanac: Sylvia Townsend Warner on pride by Terry Teachout

“She was too haughty to deny herself that luxury of the proud-minded—a sense of justice.” Sylvia Townsend Warner, Summer Will Show (courtesy of Levi Stahl)

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel Sings 'Christmas Just Ain't Christmas' on The Late Show & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Idina Menzel Sings "Christmas Just Ain't Christmas" on The Late Show Idina Menzel is getting into the holiday spirit. The st…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Sylvia, The Australian Ballet by Deborah Jones

Sydney Opera House, November 8 The dash for bathrooms and bars was substantially less frantic than usual after the close of Act I of Stanton Welch’s Sylvia. Heads everywhere bowed over the…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Sylvia Khoury and Tyne Rafaeli Make Global Trauma Personal in Power Strip by Carey

Originally published on Theatermania View this story online  Calling Sylvia Khoury busy is an understatement. The fourth-year medical student is also a playwright with two productions openi…

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Pascale Roger-McKeever by Zack Calhoon

PASCALE ROGER-MCKEEVER (Actor/Writer) is an actor, playwright, director, poet and fiction writer. Theatre credits include Rosannah in Brilliant Traces, May in Fool for Love, 3 woman in Tenne…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Beverley Knight to Star in World Premiere Drifters Jukebox Musical in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed music star and Olivier-nominated actress Beverley Knight has signed on to portray Faye Treadwell, legendary manager of The Drifters, in a new musical about the iconic group, set to…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tyne Rafaeli On Directing Power Strip, Bringing Global Conversations to the Theatre, and Her Talmudic Approach to the Creative Process

Tyne Rafaeli talks keeping the urgency in Power Strip, her collaborations with playwright Sylvia Khoury, and her global education.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Refugees on Stage. Critics’ Death and Rebirth (Review for the Times!) #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

Refugees are in the news these days, and their stories have suddenly come to New York stages. “I think it is important to ask an audience to recognize lives that we have literally fenced o…

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

BWW Review: Refugee Politics Leads To Sexual Politics In Sylvia Khoury's Absorbing POWER STRIP

There's more than one meaning to the title of Sylvia Khoury's relevant, absorbing and quite heartbreaking drama, Power Strip, being granted an excellent premiere production by Lincoln Center…

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Go Inside Opening Night of Sylvia Khoury's Power Strip Off-Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The world premiere, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, opened at LCT3 October 21.

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Read Reviews For Power Strip by Sylvia Khoury by Playbill Staff

The LCT3 production, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, stars Dina Shihabi as Yasmine, a young Syrian refugee.

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People You Should Know . . . Oscar Emmanuel Fabela by Zack Calhoon

Oscar Emmanuel Fabela made his New York City acting debut in Theatre 167’s You Are Now the Owner of this Suitcase Directed by Ari Laura Kreith, followed by Jekyll & Hyde Directed by S…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Review: In ‘Power Strip,’ a Syrian Story Both Bleak and Striking by Laura Collins-Hughes

Sylvia Khoury’s insidiously sharp new play arrives as the eight-year-old conflict is making fresh headlines in the United States.

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Power Strip: Sylvia Khoury’s Mostly Cogent Look at Syrian Refugees by David Finkle

★★★ Dina Shihabi give a strong performance as a woman forced from Damascus, attempting to survive by any means The post Power Strip: Sylvia Khoury’s Mostly Cogent Look at Syrian Ref…

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Sylvia Khoury's Syrian Refugee-Focused Power Strip Opens October 21 at LCT3 by Ruthie Fierberg

Tyne Rafaeli directs the Off-Broadway run.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Meet the Playwright Debuting 2 Plays in 1 Season—and Going to Med School at the Same Time by Ruthie Fierberg

Sylvia Khoury is a soon-to-be doctor and the playwright of LCT3’s new play Power Strip and the upcoming Selling Kabul at Playwrights Horizons.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

#TBT: OBCR: Finding Neverland by JK

The Peter Pan story resonates with me much like Harry Potter resonates with the generations after mine (for the record, I love Harry Potter). And the Peter Pan story has come in many forms, …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Odds & Ends: Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Playwrights Horizons Sets Casting for Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place Casting is here for The Thin Place, a new play by Tony-nom…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Get Tickets Today for LCT3's New Play POWER STRIP by Sylvia Khoury

How can you build a new future when you can't escape the past? Sylvia Khoury explores this provocative question in her play POWER STRIP, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Don't miss this stunning ne…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

First Look at Sylvia Khoury's Power Strip Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Tyne Rafaeli directs the Syrian refugee-focused play at LCT3, which began performances October 5.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

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