Thursday, June 10, 2021

Favorite Designs: Onstage Cars by JK

Over the years, I've had the opportunity to a lot of really awe-inspiring set pieces. The 80s alone were a treasure trove - flying chandeliers, helicopters and a giant levitating tire, to na…

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Blindness by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Read by unseen British stage star Juliet Stevenson, "Blindness" is as timely as Albert Camus’ "The Plague" with its story of an epidemic which affects first a community, then a city and fi…

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Call Answered: Jacques Chevelle: Side Hustle on Nickelodeon, Actor, Television, Musical Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

Jacques Chevelle is a rising actor who is currently starring on Nickelodeon’s Side Hustle. I’m so excited to be talking with Jacques about this hilarious new comedy as well as theatre, m…

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

One woman brings cast of unseen characters to life in OTSL's 'La Voix Humaine' by Eric Meyer | Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis presents “La Voix Humaine," in which the audience eavesdrops on the final phone conversation between soon-to-be ex-lovers.

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Broadway’s Back But the Audience is Tentative: Except for “Music Man” Ticket Sales Are Slow So Far, Even for “Hamilton” by Roger Friedman

It used to be you could not get a ticket to “Hamilton” to save your life. Then the pandemic hit. And the

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June 5: Quotable quotes that make a mockery of the audience by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post June 5: Quotable quotes that make a mockery of the audience first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Friday, June 4, 2021

Worlds Fair Inn Review. Off-Broadway reopens! by New York Theater

I was grateful to be one of the 24 people inside the below-ground Axis Theater during the new play “Worlds Fair Inn.” There were 16 members of the audience (masked and socially distanced…

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Stomp Returns to Off-Broadway's Orpheum Theatre in July by Lindsey Sullivan

Stomp, the joyously loud sensation that has been running for over 25 years off-Broadway, will resume performances at the Orpheum Theatre on July 20. The show's tour will start up again on A…

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction to Return in Person in October by Caitlin Moynihan

Save the date! The fan-favorite Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will once again take place live and in person on the streets of New York City on October 3 beginning at 10AM ET. The …

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Bowen McCauley Dance to take last bows, gives penultimate performance by Lisa Traiger

As the dance world eases back to stages, Bowen McCauley Dance was among the first to dip a toe in to test the waters, dancing together on the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater stage before …

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Working in the Theatre: Irish Rep - Together in Isolation by American Theatre Wing

As theatre reopens, we visit with a theatre that not only transformed during this difficult year and a half but thrived. The Irish Repertory Theatre’s work ranged from solo shows filmed in…

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Amélie the Musical review – kindness, kooks and kissing cellos in the city of love by Chris Wiegand

Criterion, LondonIt irons out the eccentricities in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s film but this show has a timely message and delights in small pleasures Twenty years ago, Jean-Pierre Jeunet introd…

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Monday, May 31, 2021

Review: Echo/ Chamber, Aslant Theatre Company by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Echo/ Chamber, Aslant Theatre Company3.0Overall ScoreEcho/Chamber, written by Antonia Georgieva and Oliver McFadden, is an interactive film where the audience can make decisions whic…

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Saturday, May 29, 2021

“La realidad”, Or How to Build Fake News by Antonio Hernández Nieto

The premiere of La realidad, the new play by Darío Facal and Pedro Cantalejo, was in March at the Corral de Comedias, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), one of the oldest and most beautiful theat…

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Heather Massie’s one-woman vehicle showcases Hedy Lamarr’s dual lives of screen icon, scientist by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON, Theatre Critic, WYES-TV (“Steppin’ Out”) When Heather Massie arrived on the stage of BB’s Stage Door Canteen after 14 months of postponed performances from COVID safe…

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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Harm, Bush Theatre review – isolation, infatuation and intensity by Aleks.sierz

New monologue is a complex and ambiguous account of a digital obsession After months of watching theatre on screens large, medium and tiny, I definitely feel great about going to see a live…

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Sanna Valvanne - Millennium Stage (November 11, 2012) by The Kennedy Center

The internationally renowned performer uses storytelling, singing, dancing, and theater to take the audience on a journey around the globe in just 45 minutes. Subscribe to The Kennedy Cente…

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

On The Rocks by Mirvish Productions

Eight years ago, for five days in May the great Louise Pitre — Canada’s musical theatre superstar — premiered a show she created about her journey. On The Rocks … stirred not shaken…

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Love Bites review – gleeful salute to theatre’s thrilling return by Catherine Love

York Theatre RoyalA mix of music, dance, comedy and poetry delivers a bittersweet reminder of what lockdown deprived us of – and a joyous celebration of live performance On the screen at t…

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Helen Banner by Zack Calhoon

Helen Banner (she/they) is a playwright and librettist and an associate artist at New Georges. They grew up in the British Channel Islands and studied at Cambridge and the Tisch School of t…

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Australia’s Settler and First Nations Histories Meet in The Wild of The Bush in “Dogged” by Liza-Mare Syron

Review: Dogged, directed by Declan Greene. Griffin Theatre Company in association with Force Majeure. Dingo (Sandy Greenwood, a Gumbaynggirr, Dunghutti, and Bundjalung actor) stands facing t…

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Happenstance Theater; Mucca Pazza - Millennium Stage (May 6, 2012) by The Kennedy Center

Chicago-based circus-punk marching band Mucca Pazza brings its sweet sounds indoors, using trombones, marching drums, accordions, and more to get the audience moving. Happenstance Theater pr…

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Grace Oberhofer by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Justin McCallum) Grace Oberhofer (composer/librettist) is an award-winning choral composer, who has particular expertise in writing for treble voices and making non-traditional m…

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Friday, May 7, 2021

“Someone Else’s House” – streaming theatre review by Terry Morgan

As the pandemic has worn on, artists have attempted to maximize the potential of streaming theatre, trying to make the experience more engaging for the audience. So far I’ve seen pre-taped…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

At This Theater: The Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center by JK

Tucked away in the back corner of the Lincoln Center campus, the Vivian Beaumont Theater is easily recognizable with its large plate glass windows and trademark neon logo-signs. Opened in …

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Monday, May 3, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Tess Howsam by Zack Calhoon

Tess Howsam is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist who curates and directs ekphrastic shows that blend theater, installation art, and performance. Howsam seeks to subvert theatrical ex…

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ABT • I N C U B A T O R | Soirée Nocturne | Melvin Lawovi by American Ballet Theatre

“I wanted the audience to experience the feeling of peace and serenity that you get when you connect with your partner on stage.” – Choreographer Melvin Lawovi Choreography by Melvin …

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Money review – find a way out of capitalism’s moral maze by Catherine Love

Available onlineThis ingenious show featuring Mel Giedroyc casts its audience as board members of a charity and gives them a dilemma It’s a classic question: what would you be willing to o…

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At This Performance: Stephanie Torns in Waitress by JK

 At This Performance: Stephanie Torns in Waitress I'm a Jessie Mueller fan. Often, she's not just the best person in the show she's in, she's the only good thing about she's in. So, I woul…

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MOVING VISIONS: Guest Editor Francesca Harper Curates Willy Laury's "Aurum I: A Memory Film," Featuring Eriko Iisaku, for The Dance Enthusiast's Socia by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING VISIONS: Guest Editor Francesca Harper Curates Willy Laury's "Aurum I: A Memory Film," Featuring Eriko Iisaku, for The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video, "Fran has alw…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Tickets Now on Sale for Maria Caruso's Solo Dance Performance Metamorphosis by Caitlin Moynihan

Tickets are now on sale for Maria Caruso's solo dance performance Metamorphosis. The production will play at off-Broadway's Actors Temple Theatre beginning on June 3. The limited run is se…

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