Tuesday, June 6, 2023

‘Wet Brain’ Review: A Vodka-Spiked Horror Show by Laura Collins-Hughes

The children of a severely alcoholic widower navigate his incapacity, and his legacy, in John J. Caswell Jr.’s pitch-black comedy about addiction.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:25PM
Sunday, May 21, 2023

Onstage in ‘An American Tail,’ a Family’s Jewishness Comes to the Fore by Marc Tracy

The Children’s Theater Company production, based on the animated film, elevates the depiction of its characters’ religious and ethnic backgrounds.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:03PM
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

REVISITING THE OCR: Whistle Down the Wind (Original London Cast, Disc One) by JK

DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR THE 2023 JKTS AWARDS! https://poll-maker.com/QB3CP01KY REVISITING THE OCR: Whistle Down the Wind (Original London Cast, Disc One) Jeff has kindly invited me to r…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:24AM
Friday, May 5, 2023

We Need New Names review – playful staging of NoViolet Bulawayo’s novel by Claire Armitstead

Brixton House, LondonDirector Monique Touko keeps the tone lively with this tough story of Mugabe’s Zimbabwe in which the actors switch race, age and gender with ease In a place called Par…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Born 150 Years Ago Today: The Man Who Was Uncle Wiggily by Trav S.D.

Born 150 years ago this day: Howard Roger Garis (1873-1962), most notable for creating the children’s book character Uncle Wiggily. The title of this post is derived from that of his son�…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:32AM
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

The Children by Steven Morris

The post The Children appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 10:28PM
Sunday, April 9, 2023

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof review – giving Tennessee Williams new scope by Clare Brennan

Royal Exchange, ManchesterA mainly black cast and modern setting inject this new production with a dose of symbolic power Two sides of a family battle over land in Tennessee Williams’s 195…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:02AM
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

The Three Billy Goats Gruff review – captivates right to the final bleat by Miriam Gillinson

Unicorn theatre, LondonMusical for over-threes revels in belting solos, full-throttle yodelling and an operatic troll with a whiff of Lloyd Webber’s Phantom A mum sitting next to me whispe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:30AM
Friday, March 17, 2023

Céilí in Kampala: the children learning Irish dancing in the slums of Uganda by Amy Fallon

A school in the country’s capital is celebrating St Patrick’s Day after Irish dancers brought a touch of the Emerald Isle to east Africa Facial expression is key, says young dancer Winni…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:00AM
Sunday, March 12, 2023

THE CHILDREN Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds by Libby Purves and Friends

A RADIATING RESPONSIBILITY          Since I watched Sizewell A going up as a child,  live close to Sizewell B and dwell amid a forest of local posters furiously condemning Sizewell C, …

SOURCE: theatrecat.com at 12:17PM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Sound Health: Renew/Remix Concert by The Kennedy Center

Sound Health: Renew/Remix Concert October 2, 2022 Concert Hall Renew/Remix is the most recent installment of the Sound Health initiative at the Kennedy Center, a powerful partnership with t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:00PM
Saturday, February 4, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Sue Tilberry

The Tony Award-winning play “Peter and the Starcatcher” by Rick Elice has landed on the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis stage like a huge blender set on 11 speed. Met at first with the…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 03:03PM
Friday, January 27, 2023

January 2023: Boys, Revenge, and Violence by Nicole Serratore

Gratuitous cat pic for 2023 Viciously striking out at the thing that has hurt you is a human response but in two K-dramas I watched this month, revenge plays out differently for teenage bo…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 04:43PM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Players Presents the 2nd Annual Artists Exhibition by Victoria L. Dammer

The Players Presents the 2nd Annual Artists Exhibition OpeningNight.Online n keeping with the founder’s wish, 25 pieces of artwork were displayed, allowing members and guests to mingle as …

SOURCE: openingnight.online at 09:23AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Book Review: ‘Roald Dahl, Teller of the Unexpected’ by Matthew Dennison by Alexandra Jacobs

“Teller of the Unexpected,” an elegant new biography, sidesteps the ugly side of the children’s book author while capturing his grandiose, tragedy-specked life.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is Crawling Back to New York by Leah Putnam

The children's book stage adaptation returns next month with an Off-Broadway run at DR2 Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:47AM
Tuesday, December 20, 2022


(Steve Dow’s article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, 12/20; Photo: Ivo van Hove’s four-hour Dutch-language play A Little Life is based on Hanya Yanagihara’s bestselling 2015 nov…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 07:54PM
Monday, December 19, 2022

Hey Duggee: The Live Theatre Show review – isn’t it time for a breakdancing canine caper? by Tim Jonze

Southbank Centre, LondonThe hero of the children’s animated TV series is on top form in a riotous adaptation that gets the squirrels singing and screaming I must confess that it took me a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:48AM
Friday, December 16, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ by The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park by Dr. Mark Dreisonstok

“Call to mind the table covered with your last Christmas gifts […] You will then be able to imagine the astonishment of the children, as they stood with sparkling eyes, unable to utter a…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:02AM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Wind in the Wilton’s review – Mr Toad and pals take on weaselly property developers by David Jays

Wilton’s Music Hall, London Piers Torday’s update of the children’s classic brings Kenneth Grahame’s animals to modern-day London Kenneth Grahame had terrifying nightmares about lyin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:32PM
Thursday, November 24, 2022

The Tiny Dancers Who Make ‘The Nutcracker’ Sparkle by Gia Kourlas and Erik Tanner

In New York City Ballet’s production this year, the children, most of them new to the show, are back to normal. Pint-size, that is.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience’ at Imagination Stage by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Are you ready to ROCK? Imagination Stage certainly is with their enthusiastic, new production of “Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience,” directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer. The …

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:22AM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Theater Review: ‘Matilda’ at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Laura Tayman

A small bundle of tremendous energy, with a strong will to right wrongs and find love, burst on the scene at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis’ (CTA) current fall musical production of…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 10:24PM
Monday, October 24, 2022

Fashion Designer & Performer Isaac Mizrahi to Join Chicago on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Isaac Mizrahi, the performer and fashion designer, will play Amos Hart in Broadway's Chicago for a limited time. Mizrahi will bow at the Ambassador Theatre from November 7 through November…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:55PM
Monday, October 17, 2022

Leopoldstadt by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Tom Stoppard’s "Leopoldstadt" is a powerful achievement, a history of our time as well as a cautionary tale. In depicting Jewish life in Vienna from 1899 - 1955, It also reveals a way of l…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:53PM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Angela Lansbury, Beloved Tony-Winning Star of Mame & Sweeney Todd, Dies at 96 by Broadway.com

Angela Lansbury, the award-winning stage and screen actress who rose to stardom in Sweeney Todd and Murder, She Wrote, died at home in Los Angeles on October 11. She was 96. The Lansbury f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:49PM
Sunday, October 9, 2022

The Famous Five: A New Musical review – lashings of vim by Clare Brennan

Theatr Clywd, MoldThis co-production with Chichester Festival theatre nails the atmosphere and the performances, if not Enid Blyton’s knack for a good plot Here be: a dastardly villain dis…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:43AM
Friday, October 7, 2022

Review: What Are Critics Saying About Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, With Songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul? by Leah Putnam

With original songs from the Dear Evan Hansen writers, the musical comedy film adapts the children's story of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19PM
Friday, September 30, 2022

In two fiercely acted regional theater premieres, the kids are anything but all right by Lisa Kennedy

With the recent openings of “The Children” and “Dry Land,” area theaters continue to launch their seasons on a high note -- or, depending on how you look at it, a culturally attuned …

SOURCE: Denver Post at 08:37AM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Sound Health: Renew/Remix | Oct. 2 & 3, 2022 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/popular-music/2022-2023/renew-remix/ Renew/Remix is the most recent installment of the Sound Health initiative at the Kennedy Center…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The Clinic review – culture wars erupt at a birthday party by Arifa Akbar

Almeida, LondonA family fight about politics, policing and race in Dipo Baruwa-Etti’s play but the ominous early signs lead nowhere The Clinic starts off with a satirical set piece as a Bl…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:07AM

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