Friday, December 4, 2020

AI and K-pop at the festival of Korean movers and shakers by Lyndsey Winship

Dancers learn routines from an algorithm and we get a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse of K-pop choreography as the Place’s festival moves online One of the many festivals that’s sw…

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Checking In With… Tony Nominee Arian Moayed, Star of The Humans, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Succession, More by Andrew Gans

Moayed is also the writer and director of The Accidental Wolf, heading to Topic November 26.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

This Screen Thriller Stars All Your Broadway Favorites by Gordon Cox

When the Tony-nominated actor Arian Moayed wanted to write, direct and independently produce a new episodic drama-thriller, he turned to his friends and colleagues on Broadway. And Broadway …

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Relief from Zoom sometimes comes in a box. A play in a box. by Peter Marks

A survey of theatrical enterprises, online and in the mail, including Acme Corporation’s “The Institute for Counterfeit Memory” and Olney Theatre Center’s “The Humans.”

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

‘The Humans’ Review: Surviving in a New World and New Medium by Jesse Green

Stephen Karam’s celebrated play about economic distress looks very different in 2020 than it did in 2015 — and streaming is only part of the change.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Review: The Humans, streamed. Olney cast excels in closeup of Stephen Karam’s American family by Jayne Blanchard

Public health officials are recommending Zoom Thanksgiving festivities this year, but you can celebrate early with a boisterous and bittersweet sit-down with the Blake family, the proud and …

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

Olney’s virtual ‘The Humans’ shines with fine performances by Amy Kotkin

Olney Theatre Center’s virtual production of The Humans offers proof positive of the old adage: Necessity is the mother of invention. Just see how they have turned the pandemic’s crushin…

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Olney Theatre Center takes ‘The Humans’ from stage to stream by News Desk

The Humans—Stephen Karam’s Tony Award–winning family dramedy—was slated for a run at Olney Theatre Center this season, but that physical production was shelved this summer when the C…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Pulling the strings: meet the people who brought puppets to life by Rich Pelley

Puppets were once ubiquitous on TV, but over the past two decades they’ve all but vanished. What happened to them – and to the humans who used to control them? I was the producer of The …

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Michael Moore’s ‘Planet Of The Humans’ Yanked From YouTube by Artsjournal1

The controversial documentary — produced by Moore, directed by Jeff Gibbs, criticized by many mainstream scientists, and championed by parts of the far right — incorporates a clip from t…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Beanie Feldstein on Her 'Soulmate Connection' with Ben Platt & Why the Merrily We Roll Along Film Will Be 'Worth the Wait' by Caitlin Moynihan

Beanie Feldstein has been going non-stop. In the past three years, she made her Broadway debut as Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly!, appeared in the Oscar-nominated Lady Bird, earned a Golden Glob…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Broadway's Cassie Beck to Lead Tour of What the Constitution Means to Me by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veteran Cassie Beck will join the national tour of the Tony-nominated play What the Constitution Means to Me this spring. Beck will take over the role of Heidi from Maria Diz…

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Cassie Beck Will Lead WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME on Tour; New Stops Announced!

Broadway actress Cassie Beck (The Rose Tattoo, The Humans) will star in the next segment of the national tour of Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What th…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

French Theatre’s Conflicts Are Starting To Fray The Humans On All Sides by Artsjournal2

This is bad. “From Bethune to Dijon, noted directors landed in the National Drama Centers – devoted to theatrical creation – thinking they were touching the Grail: a place and means to…

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

Circus 1903 review – Christmas offering oozes old-school charm by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Festival Hall, London In a culture of special effects, it is the moments of connection, creativity and wonder that matter Circus 1903 – in pictures Playing its second year as an alte…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Family turmoil powerfully captured in ‘The Humans’ in San Jose by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

'The Humans,' Stephen Karam's prize-winning portrait of a struggling family, gets strong staging at San Jose Stage Company.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

‘The Humans’ in San Jose captures realistic family dealing with real demons by Randy McMullen

The Tony Award winning drama 'The Humans' plays at San Jose Stage with its story of a family grappling with myriad issues over Thanksgiving dinner.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Photos: THE HUMANS Film Adaptation Wraps Filming; Cast Members Amy Schumer, Beanie Feldstein, and More, Celebrate!

The upcoming film adaptation of The Humans has wrapped filming!

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Joe Mantello Named Recipient of 2019 Mr. Abbott Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran director-actor Joe Mantello will be honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation with the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award. Presented for a lifetime of outstanding contribution…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Annie Golden and Arian Moayed Join Reading of PLAY YOURSELF

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annie Golden (Broadway Bounty Hunter, a?oeOrange is the New Blacka??) & Tony Award nominee Arian Moayed (a…

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Why? Review: Peter Brook’s Paean to Theater and a Theater Martyr by New York Theater

Those for whom theater is their religion are more likely to appreciate “Why?,” a 70-minute theater piece about theater that, aptly, begins with a whimsically modified Biblical tale: God …

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Broadway's Music Man Revival Adds Four More Tony Winners to the Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A foursome of Tony-winning stars have joined the upcoming main-stem production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. Jefferson Mays will play Mayor Shinn, with Jayne Houdyshell as Eulalie Ma…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Andréa Burns & Carolyn Mignini Join The Rose Tattoo, Starring Marisa Tomei by Lindsey Sullivan

Andréa Burns and Carolyn Mignini will join the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Burns will replace previously announced…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Full Casting Announced for Marisa Tomei-Led Revival of The Rose Tattoo by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Trip Cullman will direct the previously announced production, set to beg…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Times Broadway Had Puppets by JK

In honor of the closing of Avenue Q and the Tony-winning King Kong, we use this week's Friday 5 to celebrate the art of puppetry. Over the years, we've seen some awesome, jaw-dropping stuff…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Emmy Award Winner Richard Thomas Will Lead the National Tour of To Kill a Mockingbird by Ryan Gilbert

Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the previously announced national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Bartlet…

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Tony Winner Jayne Houdyshell on Tackling King Lear with Glenda Jackson, Wicked Perks & More on Show People with Paul Wontorek by

Jayne Houdyshell is enjoying a full circle moment: the young girl who was so inspired by Glenda Jackson's Marat/Sade performance on PBS is now an esteemed performer sharing the stage with Ja…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Keeping in mind the trauma left in the wake of school shootings, how do you direct “columbinus” about the Columbine shooting, and why? We talk wit by Lorraine Treanor

The 20th anniversary of the mass school shooting at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado, will be on closing night for columbinus at 1st Stage. The play was written…

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Good Fight’s Sarah Steele Proves Her Theatre Credentials by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Broadway’s The Humans and Speech & Debate talks about her most treasured memory with co-stars Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald in the TV drama.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1033: Emily Hageman by Adam Szymkowicz

Emily HagemanHometown:  Highlands Ranch, COCurrent Town: Sioux City, IAQ:  What are you working on now? A:  What am I NOT working on right now would be a better question???? I just fini…

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