Monday, February 18, 2019

Photo Flash: SIX The Musical Celebrate Their 100th Performance by BroadwayWorld

The cast of SIX on the West End celebrated their 100th performance this weekend. The audience on Saturday evening even got to take away a piece of the celebration cake

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Getting Fully Naked (And Getting It On) Onstage by Artsjournal2

The actors are OK with all of this: “The nudity has struck some theatergoers as so extreme and the sex so prolonged that the actors can hear members of the audience gasp when it begins…

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‘Subtle, atmospheric & imaginative’: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO – Donmar Warehouse by Emma Clarendon

As chilling as it is fascinating, Tom Scutt’s production of Berberian Sound Studio is an effective slow-burner that captures the audience’s attention as much as their imagination.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Great Performances by John Simon

What exactly is a great performance by an actor or actress on stage or screen? Or if not exactly, because it involves something words seem unable to express fully, at least approximately.It …

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The Dance of Death - Two People Praying for the End by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd Hollander"Death will come and then perhaps, life begins." A line at the end of August Strindberg's bitter comedy The Dance of Death which best sums up what the two main char…

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What Was Up With The Crude Racial And Sexual Stereotype Jokes That Filled This Carnegie Hall Performance? by Artsjournal2

Everyone was in on the joke, or at least everyone on stage was. But the audience wasn’t sure what to do or how to react. “The concept, whatever its good intentions, tempts compar…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

It has been well publicized that the Harper Lee estate filed a lawsuit in February 2018 alleging that the play deviated too much from the novel. They should not have worried. As directed by …

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Don Quixote, Royal Opera House, review: Colourful production lit up by knockout performances by  zoë Anderson,  zoë Anderson

The Royal Ballet succeeded in delivering the audience showstoppers on opening night

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Bonnie’s Last Flight by Christopher Caz

"Bonnie’s Last Flight" peppers its character moments with humorous sketches and air travel anecdotes. Some don’t hit their mark, but most do. There’s an especially amusing and thoughtf…

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‘Eventually leaves the audience fairly replete’: CAROLINE’S KITCHEN – Touring ★★★ by Anne Cox

Playwright Torben Betts has come up with a new recipe for his haute cuisine comedy, Caroline’s Kitchen, tinkering with the ingredients to create a new dish about depression and discontent …

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Berberian Sound Studio, Donmar Warehouse review – improves the original by Rachel Halliburton

This dark comedy raises disturbing questions about sound and intimacyTwo men called "Massimo" face the audience, one very tall, one very, well, minimo. The tall Massimo (Tom Espiner, picture…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Jennifer Hudson Surprise THE VOICE Audience with 'The Impossible Dream' by Stage Tube

Jennifer Hudson recently surprised the audience of The Voice with a spontaneous performance of 'The Impossible Dream' fromMan of La Mancha. Watch below

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Broadway Valentines by JK

Move over, Romeo and Juliet! Love is in the air on Broadway this season! There's a little something for everyone - Cupid's arrow is a liberal one. Straight, gay, bi - every couple has their …

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

OCN Thriller “Trap” Garners Good Viewership by Blouin Artinfo

OCN's new seven-episode thriller "Trap" is off to a good start with its second episode scoring 3.6 percent viewership, according to Nielsen Korea, reports The Korea Times.The first drama of …

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‘We want the audience to be challenged’: Stella Taylor invites Vault Festival audiences to Greyscale by Emma Clarendon

Stella chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about co-creating Greyscale, which plays as part of the Vaults Festival.

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Why We Keep Falling For Lying Memoirs by Artsjournal1

“While [Dan] Mallory’s story seems remarkable — a con man using a sob story to sashay his way to literary power — it’s actually extremely common. … The reason these frauds ha…

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Review: Anatole: Mouse Magnifique, ageless fun at Imagination Stage by Kate Gorman

Imagination Stage has put together a tasty spread of charming adventures in their musical production of Anatole: Mouse Magnifique. The show has a smorgasbord of delights that consider not on…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1025: Asher Wyndham by Adam Szymkowicz

Asher Wyndham Hometown: “Hometown”? “The town where you grew up?”? I was born in a village called Grafton in Ontario, Canada. Or: “The town where I spend most of your time?”? I…

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REVIEW: Puffs by JK

Review of the Friday, February 1, 2019 performance at New World Stages Stage 5 in New York City. Featuring Madeleine Bundy, Jessie Cannizzaro, Anna Dart, Kullan Edberg, Alex Haynes, Reginald…

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‘A production with a lot to offer’: FIGHT NIGHT – Vault Festival by Shanine Salmon

Fight Night is an immersive, underground boxing match as the audience’s actions and reactions determines the winner.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Judith Ingber by Zack Calhoon

Judith Ingber-Off-Broadway: The Seagull (New York Classical Theatre). Regional: Life Sucks world premiere (Theatre J), Yentl music and lyrics by Jill …

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Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival Comes To London For One Night Only by BroadwayWorld

Having taken Moscow and Saint Petersburg by storm Diana Vishneva's CONTEXT Festival starts its international tour in London in spring 2019. The audience will have a unique and extremely rare…

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Poll: Did the audience member’s reaction to Hayley Tamaddon’s character go too far? by The Stage

Actor Hayley Tamaddon recently spoke out about her experience of an audience member shouting “fuck you” at her character during a performance

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“Rock The Ballet X” at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Düsseldorf by Blouin Artinfo

After the stupendous success of their three previous shows the on-tour Rock The Ballet will stopover for an electrifying performance at Mitsubishi Electric HALLE, Dusseldorf on February 24, …

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Cake Daddy by Arts Review

Strap yourself in for a rollercoaster ride filled with joy, sass and, of course, cake. Cake Daddy doesn’t take itself too seriously, even though the underlying themes are rather somber in …

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Call Me Madam - Bright, Bouncy, and at times creaky by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderGiven the state of things in the world today, one would think the time would be prefect for a revival of the 1950 Broadway musical, Call Me Madam. The show currentl…

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Theatre Lab’s ‘Silent’ Articulates Questions About Integrity by Bill Hirschman

Although We Will Not Be Silent is suffused with a long dorm night’s worth of philosophical and moral gymnastics, playwright David Meyers and Theatre Lab inject the audience so deeply into …

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Often Onstage review – radiates charm, fun and irony by Ka Bradley

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonFrom their half-baked moves to a fine display of stressful yoga, Figs in Wigs delight in making a virtue of their flawsOften Onstage begins at the end, opening o…

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Sean Pollock by Zack Calhoon

Sean Pollock is a multi-disciplinary writer, director, designer, and artist. Recent credits include: American Juggalo (Porterspace Residency/Vital Joint/The New Ohio) A Very...Scientology Pa…

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Review: Good Women, VAULT Festival by Olivia Gibbs-Fairley

Review: Good Women, VAULT Festival4.0starsThree women dressed identically in white, pray silently while religious music plays in the background. The lights dim and the show begins. The women…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Patti LuPone Covers Set Breakdown During Performance of COMPANY by BroadwayWorld

Last night's performance of Company in London encountered quite a hiccup when the set broke down and a cover performer took ill. Patti LuPone brought her show-must-go-on spirit to the audien…

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