Friday, December 2, 2022

‘An intriguing show’: WE WERE PROMISED HONEY! – Soho Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

If you’re looking for a show with a happy ending, We Were Promised Honey! makes it clear from the outset that this isn’t something they’re going to provide. The audience will get to se…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The best theatre to stream this month: Age of Rage, A Scary Little Tempest and more by Chris Wiegand

Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Ivo van Hove’s epic, boisterous family fun and a dance fable for Christmas “I never think about the audience until the last days before we …

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Coming out of our caves to be together again by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs When I was eighteen, I saw Anthony Hopkins onstage as Dr. Martin Dysart in Equus at the Huntington Hartford Theatre on Vine Street in Hollywood. A section of the audience wa…

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Friday, November 25, 2022

Cocoon by Tony Marinelli

Director Kotryna Gesait’s direction does not have the necessary distance from the material to realize that actors speaking simultaneously will blur content and intentions for the audience.…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! review – Faubert farce flops by Kate Wyver

Jermyn Street theatre, LondonThe cast’s hard work can’t save a confused script that struggles to mine comedy from a desperately sad story A gentle chuckle is never the aim of a great far…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:42AM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Taylor Swift’s Lover House, Desegregating Lifeguards, The Lost Sock Rescue Society and other theater by experience designers by New York Theater

In a play entitled “Pool, Vol. 1″ — one of the fourteen odd and inventive works by “experience designers” showcased during a day-long event called The New Frame — Megan Livingst…

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Broadway's Gavin Creel: In Picture Perfect New Show by Frank Rizzo

Picture this. You’re entering a world-famous museum say the Yale University Art Gallery or Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum—and you’re feeling overwhelmed, intimidated, and you just don…

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IMPRESSIONS: Christopher "Unpezverde" Núñez "The Circle or Prophetic Dream" at Danspace Project by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Christopher "Unpezverde" Núñez "The Circle or Prophetic Dream" at Danspace Project"When dance blurs the boundary between performance and ritual, artists emerge as embodied …

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Monday, November 21, 2022

Theatre Review: Alex Edelman’s ‘Just For Us’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Jeannette Mulherin

“Just For Us” is an award-winning, one-man show starring the incomparable Alex Edelman at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.  He keeps the audience laughing from the moment he appears onst…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022


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VIDEO: Jeremy Pope Discusses Doing THE COLLABORATION In Three Different Iterations on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Jeremy Pope sat down on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss returning to Broadway in The Collaboration. Pope also told the story of his mother passing out in the audienc…

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Monday, November 14, 2022

Jellicle clown: Frankie Thompson on her unmissable feline fever dream Catts by Chris Wiegand

Her cat-tastic stage show is a riff on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical that swerves into emotionally raw territory. The Edinburgh fringe sensation talks about trauma, taboos and the importan…

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The Piano Lesson by Joel Benjamin

LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Samuel L. Jackson’s wife) has directed in a desultory fashion.  Long, revealing monologues, the backbone of this particular play, are delivered directly to the…

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Sunday, November 13, 2022

Harriet Kemsley review – a smutty uprising against idealised femininity by Brian Logan

Palace theatre, SouthendThe manic 35-year-old riffs on pregnancy, childbirth and how she can make the world a less sexist place for her 10-month-old daughter The comedian reconsidering her l…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:06AM
Saturday, November 12, 2022

James Roose-Evans was a talented director and wonderful friend | Letters by Letters

Readers on their memories of the founder director of the Hampstead theatre club As a theatre-obsessed teenager, I used to volunteer at the wonderful Hampstead theatre club in its early days …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM
Friday, November 11, 2022

Every Brilliant Thing (Arden Theatre Company): 60-second review by Kathryn Osenlund

Scott Greer has the audience suffering with him, then happy for him. It seems this story could have been his personal history. He owns it that much. The post Every Brilliant Thing (Arden The…

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A flat-out glorious ‘Requiem’ marks IN Series’ move past Mozart by Gregory Ford

The singing fills the space with a sound that penetrates the audience’s very being.

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REVIEW: Kimberly Akimbo by JK

Review of the Saturday, October 29, 2022 matinee preview performance at the Booth Theatre in New York City. Starring Victoria Clark, Justin Cooley, Bonnie Milligan, Steven Boyer, Alli Mauzey…

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Days in Quarantine review – looking back to lockdown by Arifa Akbar

White Bear theatre, LondonInspired by real-life accounts, Jules Chan’s play returns the audience to the early months of the pandemic but doesn’t create enough drama This part-verbatim dr…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Theatre in the X presents Pac And Biggie Are Dead by Daralyse Lyons

The spin-off of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead centers the late MCs Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G., crafting a story that encourages the audience’s own self-…

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Development of Malawian Theatre by Fumbani Innot Phiri, Maxwell Chiphinga

By Fumbani Innot Phiri, Maxwell Chiphinga. Maxwell Ciphinga, better known as Max DC, has weathered massive changes in the audience, form, and funding of Malawian theatre throughout his four…

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

How Do You Play a Sympathetic Bigot? - Michael Oberholtzer on playing a prejudiced baseball pitcher in 'Take Me Out' by Linda Buchwald

Michael Oberholtzer talks about his Tony-nominated turn as a prejudiced baseball pitcher in Take Me Out --- "I think people are coming to see Take Me Out on Broadway for a number of reasons…

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Monday, November 7, 2022

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Reveals He Saw a NYC Marathon Runner in THE MUSIC MAN Audience on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Hugh Jackman appeared on Good Morning America to discuss his new film The Son and to make a special announcement that The Music Man woudl extend on Broadway for two additional weeks. Jackman…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:28AM

Dance Review: ‘SOUNDspace’ presented by Dorrance Dance at The Music Center at Strathmore  by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Dorrance Dance, under the artistic direction of Michelle Dorrance, began their “SOUNDspace” performance at the Strathmore by inviting the audience to quiet our mouths, bodies, minds, and…

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Solas Nua’s new ‘Playboy of the Western World’ is now a laugh riot by Susan Galbraith

In Bisi Adigun and Roddy Doyle's contemporary adaptation of J.M. Synge's classic, it's not clear who has more fun, the audience or the ensemble on stage.

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Review: ‘The Twenty-Sided Tavern’ celebrates fantasy gaming. Just don’t mention Dungeons & Dragons. by Chris Jones

“The Twenty-Sided Tavern” is an interactive entertainment, a live version of “Dungeons and Dragons,” where the audience can guide the game.

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Sunday, November 6, 2022

38th Marathon of One-Act Plays: Series B by Tony Marinelli

Ensemble Studio Theatre’s "38th Marathon of One-Act Plays," their first since 2019, is split up into two programs of five plays each, with an eleventh play, Vera Starbard’s “Yan Tután…

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Friday, November 4, 2022

For ‘KPOP,’ a Broadway Transfer Is More Like a Reinvention by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The show’s creative team talks about revamping the immersive Off Broadway hit so that it moves “around the audience” at Circle in the Square Theater.

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'Is This Thing On?' - Comedian's First Joke Bombs by The Late Late Show With James Corden

When comedian Trey Wakeman's first joke doesn't land with the audience he goes to great lengths to make sure he has the right answer to "is this thing on?" Trey Wakeman is played by writer a…

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical review – familiar tale given full voice in fresh voyage by Miriam Gillinson

Theatre Royal BathDirector James Grieve retains just enough of the rough-hewn power of the original sea shanties to offset the razzle-dazzle of the musical setting Perhaps this charming real…

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“Woyczek” at the National Theater of Hungary by Emilija Kvočka

Buchner’s “historically difficult explains modernity” in the performance of Woyczek by the National Theater of Hungary (Nemzeti Színház) sets the region on fire to the great delight…

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