Friday, April 22, 2022

‘Hangmen’ Review: A Killer Broadway Production of Martin McDonagh’s Lethal Black Comedy by Gordon Cox

In the theatrical annals of wild and wicked stage plays, there are black comedies, blacker comedies, and blacker-than-the-dead-of-night comedies like “Hangmen.“  Prolific playwright Mar…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:54AM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Odds & Ends: Daniel Radcliffe to Star as 'Weird Al' Yankovic in New Biopic by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Daniel Radcliffe to Play "Weird Al" Yankovic Broadway alum Daniel Radcliffe is set to star as Grammy-winning musician "Wei…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM
Monday, May 3, 2021

People You Should Know . . . Leah Barker by Zack Calhoon

Leah Barker's plays have been developed or performed by Hartford Stage, Troy Foundry Theatre, Capital Repertory Theatre, Dixon Place, Spark Creative Works, Mount St. Mary's University, and E…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:42PM
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan by Frank

Daniel Radcliffe in The Cripple of Inishmaan (©Johan Persson) His face may be prominently displayed on the Playbill cover and theater marquee, but Daniel Radcliffe melts seamlessly into …

SOURCE: Scheck on the Arts at 03:42AM
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals by JK

Yesterday, we began our series about the "Best" of the last decade, from the 2010-2011 season, through the just ended 2019-2020 season. Today, Mike and I name what we considered to be the 10…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:24AM
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Arts Review

It’s 1934 and an American film crew has arrived in Ireland to film Man of Aran (a real life filum). This news casts a spell on the inhabitants of the Irish island of Inishmaan, and a plan …

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 02:16AM
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

“The Cripple of Inishmaan” at Antaeus by Pauline Adamek

  A smart and sensitive young man strives for love and acceptance (as well as freedom) from his backwards and narrow-minded 1930s society in The Cripple

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 06:09PM
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Cripple of Inishmaan by Lara Altunian

The post The Cripple of Inishmaan appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 01:10AM
Friday, December 7, 2018

Daniel Radcliffe to Star as an Angel in Small-Screen Comedy Miracle Workers by Andy Lefkowitz

Daniel Radcliffe, the star of stage and screen who is currently back on Broadway in The Lifespan of a Fact, is taking his talent to television. Radcliffe will appear in the new comedy Miracl…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:24PM
Friday, September 21, 2018

People You Should Know . . . J.C. Ernst by Zack Calhoon

J.C. Ernst is the co-founder and artistic director of The Crook Theater Company, which won the NYIT Award for best play for its production of Macbeth. He has directed Plunge and The House of…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:54PM
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Radcliffe, Jones, and Cannavale to Star in The Lifespan of a Fact by Mark A. Robinson

Daniel Radcliffe, star of the popular Harry Potter film franchise, not to mention a handful of Broadway outings (Equus, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Cripple of Inish…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:32PM

Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones & Bobby Cannavale Will Return to Broadway in The Lifespan of a Fact by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented trio of stage-and-screen stars are teaming up for a world premiere play on Broadway. Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale will headline The Lifespan of a F…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:06PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE • St. Louis Actors’ Studio by Andrea

A severed hand sits on the box office desk at the Gaslight Theater -- a little something to get you in the mood for Martin McDonagh’s 2010 dark comedy, A Behanding in Spokane, continuing S…

SOURCE: St. Louis Theatre Snob at 02:18AM
Monday, November 13, 2017

The Ferryman's Sarah Greene on the Enduring Allure of Her Secret Celebrity Crush & More by Matt Wolf

Irish actress Sarah Greene was a 2014 Tony nominee for her Broadway debut appearing opposite Daniel Radcliffe in the revival of The Cripple of Inishmaan and was on the London stage earlier t…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:12PM
Friday, September 1, 2017

Tony Nominee Sarah Greene & More to Join Jez Butterworth's New Play The Ferryman in London by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Sarah Greene (The Cripple of Inishmaan) is among the new cast members set to join Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play The Ferryman at London's Gielgud Theatre on October 9.…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Saturday, May 20, 2017

It’s A Hard-Knock Life Between The Laughs In Inishmaan by Bill Hirschman

Palm Beach Dramaworks' team finds the special vibe of Martin McDonagh's dark comedy set in an unforgiving climate of the heart in The Cripple of Inishmaan.

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 03:18PM
Thursday, May 18, 2017

McDonagh’s Signature Drama And Humor Meld In Dramaworks’ Upcoming Cripple Of Inishmaan by Bill Hirschman

To avoid spoiling the specific emotional U-turns, all that veteran theatergoers need to know about The Cripple of Inishmaan opening at Palm Beach Dramaworks this month is that it’s a class…

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 03:36PM
Monday, April 17, 2017

Meet The Actor With A Disability Who Is Helping To Transform A Classic Play

Madison Ferris as Laura in The Glass Menagerie, with Finn Wittrock as Jim O'Connor. Julieta Cervantes “Laura is very different from other girls,” Tom tells his mother,…

SOURCE: BuzzFeed at 03:07PM
Friday, February 24, 2017

The Beauty Queen of Leenane – Amelia Parenteau Responds by Amelia Parenteau

In my senior year of high school, the new drama teacher somehow convinced half the boys on the football team to audition for a production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan. The…

SOURCE: Culture Bot at 01:24PM
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Spotlight On...Matthew Van Gessel by Michael Block

Name:  Matthew Van GesselHometown:  Westport, Connecticut. Education:  BFA in Drama from University of North Carolina School of the ArtsSelect Credits:  Jene in Miss Juli…

SOURCE: TheaterInTheNow at 01:42PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Disney Confirms Frozen Musical's Schedule, Director, Designer & Broadway Theater by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The rumors were true. We now have official confirmation from Disney Theatricals that Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Michael Grandage and his longtime collaborator, Tony and Olivier …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:51AM
Friday, September 23, 2016

Tony Winner Michael Grandage Enlisted to Direct Broadway-Bound Frozen by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Michael Grandage has been tapped to helm the much-anticipated stage adaptation of Frozen. The New York Post reports that the Red Tony winner has boarded the production after a bit of a switc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:31AM
Saturday, September 10, 2016

Review: ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

This remarkable production of The Cripple of Inishmaan is a fantastic way to kick off Colonial Players’ new season, its 68th. Written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Dave Carter, it t…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:06PM
Saturday, August 6, 2016

"Privacy Takes Interactivty to Another Level by Broadway & Me

The hottest ticket of the summer is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened at London's Palace Theatre last weekend and is already sold out through next May. But on this side of the …

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 04:51PM
Saturday, July 23, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/23/16- Daniel Radcliffe by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Daniel Radcliffe Radcliffe is best known for playing the title role in all eight of the blockbuster Harry Potter films. In 2008, he made his Broadway debut to much acclaim in …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:22AM
Friday, July 1, 2016

Daniel Radcliffe wins WhatsOnStage best actor award by Maev Kennedy

Former Harry Potter star recognised for performance in The Cripple of Inishmaan while Rupert Grint also wins prize• Michael Grandage rules out second season of West End showsFormer Harry P…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:54PM
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint up for WhatsOn Stage awards by Mark Brown

Harry Potter alumni shortlisted for respective theatrical roles in The Cripple of Inishmaan and MojoHarry Potter graduates Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint are among the nominees shortliste…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:34PM
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tony Winner Michael Grandage Tapped to Direct Guys and Dolls Film Remake by Ryan McPhee

Stage and screen director Michael Grandage will bring the oldest established permanent floating crap game in New York to Hollywood. The Tony winner has been tapped to helm 20th Century Fox&r…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:00PM
Monday, May 23, 2016

Here Are The 2016 Helen Hayes Award Recipients by Guest Author

Here are the 2016 Helen Hayes Award Recipients.  We are updating the list of winners as they are being announced, starting tonight at 7:30 PM. The Winners Are In RED.  ____ Outstanding Sup…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:28PM
Sunday, May 1, 2016

Review: ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ at Curio Theatre Company in Philadelphia by Tori Mittelman

Telling stories is what the Irish are known for, and Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan, directed by Joshua Browns at Curio Theatre Company, does not disappoint. The rumors are…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:46PM
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Five-Time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winner Daniel Radcliffe Will Lead Privacy Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Five-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Daniel Radcliffe is heading back to the New York stage! The Harry Potter star is set to lead Privacy, a new play co-created and written by…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM