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  • AmericanTheaterWeb NewsClips

  • Use the calendar above to find the clippings for a specific day, or use the list to the right to go to a specific group of clips. The site's updated 3-4 times a day generally. For you convenience, links below will take you to ATWTopNews (a quick listing of links to some of the day's top stories) and to ATWOriginals (original news and feautres from ATW).


5/27/08 AM Clips - California

Los Angeles Times

'Chorus Line' revival mirrors 1975 original

Orange County Register

'A Chorus Line' shows its age at the Ahmanson Theatre

Orange County Register - Theater by Paul Hodgins Blog

19 reasons why I hate ‘A Chorus Line’

L.A. Weekly

Love, Janis: Looking for Janis Joplin
The meteoric rock star, as remembered by her sister Laura

Theater Reviews: Lady, A Chorus Line, I Gelosi
By L.A. Weekly Theater Critics
Also, The Legendary Times of Bulgakov, and more

San Francisco Chronicle

Theater review: 'Beowulf' as rock opera

Chad Jones' Theater Dogs Blog

Cinematic theatrics: A LaGravenese musical?

Review: `Squeeze Box’

On the radio: Sondheim & Rich

San Jose Mercury News

Wizard of the theater
Robert Lepage's high-tech approach breaks down traditional boundaries of stage

Jason Craig creates an audacious, rambunctious 'Beowulf' musical

Contra Costa Times

Improv, "Kalashnikov Babes," growing old occupy Bay area stages this week

Sacramento Bee

Theater Review: 'Phantom' swoops into town in all its spectral splendor

San Diego Union-Tribune

Playwright's poetic reach is grasp well
It's possible – maybe not likely, but possible – that Richard Greenberg wrote “Three Days of Rain” just to stick a shiv in Sophocles' ribs.

5/27/08 AM Clips - Mid-West, Southwest, Mountain

Chicago Tribune

The fun in 'Nunsense' is infectious but dated
Somewhere, someone is probably working on a scholarly dissertation on what I've come to think of as "the Wacky Nun Phenomenon."

Chicago Sun-Times

When past, present meet 30
Hedy Weiss: When we first meet Gremmar, the matriarch of the family at the center of Leslie Lee's drama, "The First Breeze of Summer,"...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Festival's spirited opening
Familiar faces tackle serious issues with humor and power at the Spirit in the House performance festival.

'Ugly' a poignant tale of beauty
'Ugly One" offers an incisive critique of people's obsessions over standards of beauty, plastic surgery and ....

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Review: 'Sloane' lacks the humor of restraint

Review: 'The Spitfire Grill'

Louisville Courier-Journal

'Menopause' is a hot musical for women

Dallas Morning News

Theatre Three makes tails wag with 'A Dog's Life'

Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth presents Charles Randolph-Wright's 'Blue'

'Lobby Hero' performances versatile and funny

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

'Dog's Life' sparkles with canine fun

Denver Post

Summer 2008: Ten plays to watch