Friday, June 5, 2020

'A Good Stomping Band' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The cast of Backbeat. (Photo by Craig Schwartz) Cross-posted on Train My Ear.Some years ago I was hired to write the program notes for the Center Theatre Group's production of Backbeat, a s…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Good Place and Frozen Star Kristen Bell Joins Playbill's Stream Stealers May 27 by Playbill Staff

The stage alum—seen on Broadway in 2002's The Crucible and Off-Broadway in Reefer Madness—joins the live show to talk about new Apple TV+ series Central Park.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Listen to Erin Wilhelmi On The Audition Helper Podcast

An interview with Erin Wilhelmi is now available on the Audition Helper podcast. Erin appeared in Ivo Van Hove's production of The Crucible as well as in Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House Part 2.…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Adam Chanler-Berat and Tavi Gevinson Take Part in Classic Stage Company's CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS

Classic Stage Company continues the new, free online version of its signature series Classic Conversations, hosted by John Doyle, with Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher, Next to…

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Monday, April 6, 2020

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE CRUCIBLE

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focu…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

From the Archives: Ben Whishaw Finds Himself in Hot Water in The Crucible by Harry Haun

The actor talked complexity, ambiguity, and unanswerable questions in the most recent revival of the Arthur Miller classic, which opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre March 31, 2016

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

REVIEW: Coriolanus, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield ✭✭✭✭ by Gary Stringer

By Gary Stringer Gary Stringer reviews William Shakespeare's Coriolanus at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Until 28 March 2020. Book Now! This post REVIEW: Coriolanus, Crucible Theatre, She…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Resident Ensemble Players present Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’ by Gail Obenreder

Irish director Ben Barnes takes on American troubles with REP’s ‘Crucible.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Run Sister Run review at the Crucible Studio, Sheffield – ‘ingeniously structured new writing’ by John Murphy

It’s the start of a new era for Paines Plough. Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner took over last year as joint artistic

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Hail, Coriolanus! The greatness of Shakespeare's shape-shifting epic by Michael Billington

From Olivier’s strangled fury to Ralph Fiennes’ Oedipal embraces, this complex political play is extraordinarily flexible ‘The tragedy of Coriolanus is one of the most amusing of our a…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The recipe for realistic theatre gore? Jelly, oatmeal and raw meat by Arifa Akbar

From cat brains to dismembered tongues, the teams behind theatre’s bloodiest shows reveal how they made audiences shriek with horror and delight Bodies hacked to pieces, brains dribbling o…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A radically reworked West Side Story comes to Broadway: Review by Leah Greenblatt

How do you solve a problem like a remake? Play it too faithfully and you’re just doing karaoke, or community theater; stray too far and you risk losing the thread of the original text — …

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Friday, February 14, 2020

RADICAL NEW WEST SIDE STORY PAINTS AN ANGRY YOUNG AMERICA by Robert Shuman

(Brian Schaefer’s article appeared on Bloomberg, 2/13.) In spring 2016, Belgian theater director Ivo van Hove was in New York, preparing his Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s The Cr…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Bedlam to Present Return Engagement of The Crucible

The Arthur Miller drama will return this spring.

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Theatre BEDLAM To Remount THE CRUCIBLE Off-Broadway

BEDLAM has announced the return of its critically acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE, directed by Eric Tucker.

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Bedlam's The Crucible to Return Off-Broadway for Limited Run by Olivia Clement

Much of the original cast will return for the encore run in the spring.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Stage Crew Member Mishears “Wear All Black” as “Wear Glitter Vest and Feather Boa” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LANSING, Mi. - Derek Haddel, a local Lansing High School student working stage crew for their production of The Crucible, made waves this week after somehow mish…

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Stage Crew Member Mishears “Wear All Black” as “Wear Glitter Vest and Feather Boa” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. LANSING, Mi. - Derek Haddel, a local Lansing High School student working stage crew for their production of The Crucible, made w...

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Monday, February 10, 2020

South Camden Theatre Company presents Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s ‘Abigail/1702’ by Josh Herren

'Abigail/1702 A Twice Told Tale' imagines what happens to Abigail Williams 10 years after 'The Crucible.' Josh Herren reviews.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Ms. Broadway February 2020: My Name is Lucy Barton's Laura Linney by JK

Just like our choice for Mr. Broadway this month, our Ms. Broadway is probably better known by the world at large for her TV and film work in such shows as Frasier, Sully, and every iteratio…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Local theatres are worth fighting for | Letters by Letters

Geoffrey Bull laments the passing of regional theatre companies, while James Collett-White shares a success storyWhile admiring the spirited rearguard action to save buildings (Dozens of uni…

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Theatrical Adaptation of Life of Pi Announces Full Cast for West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the upcoming West End mounting of Life of Pi, a new stage adaptation of Yann Martel's bestselling 2001 fantasy adventure novel. The previously announced production, …

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Molly Rose Heller by Zack Calhoon

Molly Rose Heller is a multi-disciplinary, queer theatre-maker based in NYC. Select directing credits include: Notes from the Basement (Watermill Center Residency, Corkscrew Festival, Cente…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

2019-2020: Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Glories of Off- and Off-Off-Broadway by Wendy Caster

I was going to do a "best-of" for 2019 plus a "looking forward" for 2020, when I realized that their focus would be much the same: the treasure that is non-Broadway theatre.I'm not denying t…

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Saturday, January 4, 2020

Laura Linney Returns to Broadway in Solo Drama My Name Is Lucy Barton by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony-nominated actress Laura Linney heads back to Broadway on January 4 in the new solo drama My Name Is Lucy Barton. Richard Eyre directs the production of Manhattan Theatre Club,…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Laura Linney Begins Performances Tomorrow in MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON

Performances begin tomorrow, Saturday, January 4, for the American premiere of the London Theatre Company (Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr) production of My Name is Lucy Barton starring Laura…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Sarah Crompton’s best dance of 2019 by Sarah Crompton

Pam Tanowitz hit home at last, Akram Khan and David Bintley bowed out, and the dance world looked back to Merce Cunningham and Margot Fonteyn This felt like a year that belonged to women. F…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson & Andy Grotelueschen Join Assassins Revival at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Three New York stage regulars have been added to the cast of Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins. The previously announc…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The Crucible **** by Barry Gordin

By: Bernard Carragher December 3, 2019: Bedlam's production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible directed by Eric Tucker at the Connelly Theatre in the East Village is a generally strong …

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