Friday, April 19, 2019

When Actors Smash The Scenery, These Are The Folks Who Clean It Up by Artsjournal1

Take, for instance, the recent Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s True West and the wreckage Ethan Hawke left behind every show. “How would anyone, save for a skilled team of crime sce…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tony Awards' Third Set of Rulings: Harvey Fierstein Eligible for Torch Song Revisions & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on April 11 for the third time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2019 …

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Ethan Hawke’s Blazing Year: The Actor Talks Broadway’s ‘True West,’ His Ambitious New Showtime Series And The Night Paul Dano Kicked Him – T by Greg Evans

Few match-ups of this Broadway season seemed more right from the get-go than the Roundabout Theatre Company’s True West, director James Macdonald’s staging of Sam Shepard’s 1980 play s…

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

'True West' reflects playwright Sam Shepard's vision of the American West by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Actors' Studio presents the play, ranked among Shepard’s finest achievements.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘True West’ at Performing Arts At CCBC by John Dignam

Boys will be boys. And, sometimes, as in the case of feuding brothers Austin and Lee in Sam Shepard’s “True West,” men will also be boys. Performance Arts at CCBC presents this America…

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

TRUE WEST Plays its Final Performance Today, March 17 by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony amp Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdonald, plays its final performance tonight, Mar…

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Roundabout Revival of True West Closes on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Sam Shepard play, starring Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano, wraps up its limited engagement.

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Setting the Stage: The Future is Female by Elysa Gardner

While Tony Award–winning scenic designer Mimi Lien was preparing for this season’s Broadway revival of True West, Sam Shepard’s blazing account of fraternal warfare, she drew inspirati…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

‘It’s Like The Life Of An Athlete’: How Ethan Hawke Prepares Himself, Eight Times A Week, For ‘True West’ by Artsjournal1

“The unfortunate thing about [stage] fights is the more you practice them, the better they get, the more out of control they can seem. … We have to work really hard to make sure we actua…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Every Actor Who Won a Tony Award for a Roundabout Theatre Company Production

11 actors have taken home Tony Awards for Roundabout Theatre Company shows. Could True West's Ethan Hawke be 12?

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Casting Announced For OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY At Southwark Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Katharine Farmer directs Lin Blakely Eastenders Silent Witness as Bea, Michael Brandon EpisodesJerry Springer the Opera as Jorgy, Amy Burke Serial Thriller as Kate, Rob Locke NCIS, General H…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

True West Star Ethan Hawke on Headlining the Play He's Had in His Back Pocket Since the Age of 14 by Beth Stevens

When Ethan Hawke was 14, his mother let him stay up late to watch the American Playhouse presentation of Sam Shepard’s True West, a filmed performance of original stars John Malkovich and …

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Front Row: Ethan Hawke on Sam Shepard's Legacy, Playing a Wildcard in True West & More by

Stage and screen great Ethan Hawke discusses taking on Sam Shepard's True West and more.

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See Stars Honor John Lithgow at the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2019 Gala by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stage and screen stars—from True West's Ethan Hawke to Hillary and Clinton-bound star Laurie Metcalf to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Rachel Brosnahan—attended the Ro…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

‘True West’: Sam Shepard’s Super Smash Brothers by American Theatre Editors

In a Roundabout revival of the nearly 40-year-old play, it holds up as a withering portrait of the myths and traps of American masculinity.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Be More Chill Breaks House Record in First Week on the Great White Way by

The fan-favorite musical Be More Chill had a strong start in its first week on Broadway, setting a new house record at the Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, the show set a new rec…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

True West **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 14, 2019: Riding into the sunset, that’s the way all true cowboy movies end, isn’t it?  At least, Sam Shepard seems to have thought so. His popularly reviv…

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West End's True West, with Kit Harington & Johnny Flynn, Captured by Audible by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated West End staging of Sam Shepard's True West, currently appearing at London's Vaudeville Theatre, has been recorded by Audible for release as an audio play. Matthe…

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Audible to Release Recording of London’s True West, Starring Kit Harrington and Johnny Flynn by Ruthie Fierberg

Sam Shepard’s classic is also currently on Broadway with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano.

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True West starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn to be released on Audible by Georgia Snow

The West End production of True West, starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn, has been recorded for audio release on Audible. The

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Football Legend Tiki Barber Gives Kinky Boots a Box Office Boost by

Over the past couple weeks, audiences have been treated to a unique talent onstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where New York Giants legend Tiki Barber has taken over as Don in Kinky …

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

True West by David Kaufman

Having seen it at least four times before, I can say with certainty that Sam Shepard’s "True West" (1980) is a firm and solid play: a play to be pondered both while you’re watching it an…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by

A celebrated new Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 24. Buoyed by strong reception and electrifying lead performances from Eth…

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BWW Interview: Marylouise Burke Is a Conflicted Mom in TRUE WEST by Naomi Serviss

Her two adult sons are home alone and the combination is a toxic brew in this Sam Shepard classic.

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Broadway Box Office Cools To $26M With NYC’s Chilly Winter Temperatures by Greg Evans

With New York City temperatures hitting single digits, virtually every Broadway show saw at least some decline at the box office last week, and with two fewer productions on the boards than …

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True West **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward February 4, 2019: Sam Shepard’s True West is on the long list of American classics stars salivate to be cast in. Like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Long Day’s J…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

TRUE WEST: Tried and True and False by Peter Filichia

Some productions wait until the end of the show to dispense Playbills. TRUE WEST should be one of them. For...Continue Reading The post TRUE WEST: Tried and True and False appeared first on …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Philip Glass’s Cool School, Chill Pills by Mark Beech

This week in New York performing arts, the composer Philip Glass brings Laurie Anderson and Bernard Sumner of the band New Order to Carnegie Hall, while Sharon Van Etten plays the Beacon The…

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