Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Seven Streams of the River Ota review – magic in motion by Susannah Clapp

Lyttelton, LondonRobert Lepage’s extraordinary, seven-hour fusion of horror, romance and French farce made for a fitting final show before London’s theatres went into lockdown This was t…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Review: Fireworks, Vault Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Fireworks, Vault Festival4.0stars Heading up the stairs and along the walkway towards the river Thames and Charing Cross Station, you pass the south side of the Royal Festival Hall.…

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Review: The Seven Streams of the River Ota, National Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Seven Streams of the River Ota, National Theatre5.0starsTheatre today is beginning to err more toward bitesize plays, accepting people’s shortening attention spans rather than …

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Robert Lepage’s Seven Streams of the River Ota reminds us what theatre is for

This seven-hour extravaganza dealing with the aftermath of Hiroshima asks questions that have rarely felt more urgent

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Seven Streams of the River Ota, National Theatre review - theatre at its transcendent best by Rachel Halliburton

Robert Lepage seizes on the fragments of human lives to build an epic If you want to pinpoint the genius of Robert Lepage’s multi-faceted seven-hour epic, that has returned to the National…

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The Seven Streams of the River Ota review – pushes boundaries of theatrical possibility by Arifa Akbar

National Theatre, LondonRobert Lepage’s dazzling epic explores human resilience in the face of global trauma with elegance and imagination An arresting image in the opening of The Seven St…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

With a 7-Hour Saga, Robert Lepage Returns to Safer Ground by Laura Cappelle

The Canadian director’s “The Seven Streams of the River Ota” is set for a world tour, after his most recent productions were embroiled in debates about cultural appropriation.

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

DANCE CAPTAIN DANCE ATTACK: Ben is Rollin' with TINA's Leandra Ellis-Gaston!

In this latest episode, Ben is rollin' on the river with the choreography of Tina and the help of Leandra Ellis-Gaston. Can you keep up?

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Chasing the River by Mark Dundas Wood

The subject matter of "Chasing the River" is, of course, viable, but the play is not as nuanced and insightful as one would hope—nor is it particularly gripping. Sometimes the action feels…

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A Bucket List for Every Shakespeare Fan by Performerstuff

A Bucket List for Every Shakespeare Fan Written by Rose Helsinger February 5th, 2020 As fans of the Bard, there are only about four hundred years of things to do before taking your fi…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Chasing the River: A Moving Night of Off-Off-Broadway Delights by Chris Barlow

By Tania Fisher Jean Dobie Giebel’s Chasing the River is a wonderful example of why people love going to Off-Off-Broadway Theater. This beautifully crafted play is deserving of all its acc…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Surviving abuse in ‘Chasing the River’ at Chain Theatre by Deb Miller

Chain Theatre’s world-premiere production of Chasing the River by Jean Dobie Giebel offers an intense, gripping, and momentous examination of the devastating trauma and ongoing repercussio…

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Take The Plunge by Leah Richards

Take The Plunge Leah Richards February 10, 2020 - 11:22 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Phil Kennicott’s Ruminations On The Power Of Music Amidst Grief by Artsjournal

“When grief loosens its hold, you return to the world you once knew, only to find it transformed by the thing that is missing; when, at the end of the Goldberg Variations, Bach repeats the…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Digging Through The Thames’ Mud For The Unwritten Records Of Several Nations by Artsjournal2

London’s thoroughfare is a tidal river, and when the river retreats, the mudlarks emerge. These mudlarks are people, and they find cool things: “A gold ornament from the 16th century, an…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Photo Flash: London's Old Royal Naval College Hosts Filming Of THE CROWN, LES MISERABLES & More!

The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, the iconic Sir Christopher Wren-designed complex on the River Thames, has been used as a filming site for fan-favourite blockbusters - including, r…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

An unlikely dance ambassador: Boston producer David Orr by Admin

“My professional life has been in a cubicle. I know that space, and I’m comfortable there,” says David Orr, IT professional for a pharmaceutical company in Cambridge, MA (just across t…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Review: Black Chiffon, Park Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Black Chiffon, Park Theatre 3.0stars In an austere and extravagant green drawing room overlooking the river Thames, a family prepare for their oldest son’s upcoming wedding. On the…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Sound Inside, Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Sound Inside, a new play by Pulitzer finalist Adam Rapp, officially opens on October 17 at Studio 54. Tony-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker stars in the production, directed by Tony wi…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Manik Choksi & Tom Nelis to Lead Moby-Dick Musical at A.R.T.; Dave Malloy Cuts His Character from Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the eagerly anticipated musical Moby-Dick, an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel set to make its world premiere this winter at the American Repertory Th…

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

‘Vulnerable & versatile presence’: VELVET – Above the Stag Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Tom Ratcliffe’s one-man show Velvet follows a tributary of the River Weinstein to the English audition scene – a world of bits parts and capricious agents. Essentially, it’s a riff on …

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Sound Inside, Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker returns to the Great White Way on September 14, headlining Pulitzer finalist Adam Rapp's new play The Sound Inside. Tony winner David Cromer directs…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Stephen Cole Interview: "Merman's Apprentice" + "Casper The Friendly Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met award-winning musical theatre writer Stephen Cole in 2015/2016 when his show Merman’s Apprentice (with music by David Evans) was making his NYC debut at Birdland. I had so much…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

EDITH IN THE BEGINNING Sutton Hoo by Libby Purves and Friends

A STRANGE RESURRECTION, BETWEEN WARS       A red sun was setting beyond the trees as we gathered around a square, isolated house in the golden-hour splendour.    Here the land rises abo…

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Lughnasa FrielFest review – art over troubled borders by Clare Brennan

Various venues, Derry and DonegalThe annual celebration of the work of Brian Friel carries powerful reminders of the work of building community “Politics are so obtrusive here.” The grea…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

A Gothic Bridge Is Destroyed In Belgium So Bigger Boats Can Go Down The River by Artsjournal2

The federal government is not happy with the town of Tournal, where, after years of argument and discussion, a crane pulled apart the bridge over the Scheldt, in sections. “A crowd on the …

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

In Praise of Slow by John Simon

Americans are almost always in a hurry, though rush is all too often rash. Even cars are often sold on speed disallowed by law, and so essentially useless. Emblematic is horse racing, , with…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019


(Georgianna Ziegler’s article appeared in Shakespeare & Beyond, 7/9; via Pam Green.) Shakespeare by the sea, on the river, in the park or garden, on the common – in the summertime Sh…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Netflix Orders Second African Original Series “Blood & Water” by Blouin Artinfo

Netflix is known as the world’s leading internet entertainment service. Recently, it has started production on its second original African series, “Blood & Water.” The series is a …

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Adam Rapp's The Sound Inside Starring Mary-Louise Parker by

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of Pulitzer finalist Adam Rapp's drama The Sound Inside at Studio 54. Tony winner David Cromer will direct the production, set to begin pre…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

#TBT: CD Review: OBCR The Full Monty by JK

From the zippy, jazzy and unrelated overture to the catchy "Let It Go" finale, David Yazbek's freshman Broadway score for The Full Monty is fun and funny from start to finish. The show itse…

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