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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).


6/30/09 AM Clips - Mid-Atlantic, New England, South

Washington Times

THEATER: 'Lyle' sure to bring big smile
A crocodile in the tub usually prompts a panicked call to Animal Control. However, when the Primm family finds a reptile wriggling in the bathroom ...

Potomac Stages

Review: Oklahoma! - Toby's Dinner Theatre - Columbia
Solid staging, fine singing and spirited dancing

Edge Washington

Radio Golf
It can be said that Wilson writes about what Zora Neale Hurston called the "average struggling non-morbid Negro." His characters struggle to come to terms with what is right and wrong and never come to a conclusion easily.

Live Arts & Fringe Festival Blog

Clowns Without Borders
Part of the fun of running this blog is getting to root around in the lives, histories, aesthetics, and influences of all kinds of artists and performers. I recently had lunch with Les Rivera, who's performing in the Live Arts Festival this fall in Melanie Stewart Dance Theatre's Kill Me Now, to learn what he's been doing in the months leading up to his performance.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On Stage Blog

Chris Rawson's OnStage: The Jimmys are launched
What a great start to the Jimmys! Some of the pros on the judges panel clearly thought they were doing community service by judging a group of high school students, but watching the 32 young contestants do their audition solos and ensemble pieces, they were surprised to discover a freshet of real (if unformed) talent. As one said, in only partial exaggeration, a few of the 32 could move to New York right now and get work. ...

Boston Globe

Old-fashioned passion
Julianne Boyd loves old musicals, and she stages them with such freshness and verve that she makes audiences fall in love with them all over again, too.

Edge Providence

By the sea with Miss Sabrina Blaze
One of the Ocean State’s favorite performers goes seaside for a summer of cabaret EDGE spoke to Miss Sabrina Blaze about how she will spend her summer and her (fabulous) career.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Sol Theatre charms with Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown

Creative Loafing Culture Surfing Blog

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is built like a brick house
Georgia Shakespeare's grand production puts the Tennessee Williams play in the company of the classical canon

Creative Loafing the CLog - Arts Blog

CAST’s Metamorphoses continues to splash
Due to a number of sold out shows, Carolina Actor’s Studio Theatre has added six extra performance dates for Mary Zimmerman’s slippery play Metamorphoses.


6/30/09 AM Clips - Tri-State

New York Times

Theater: Hits That Never Can Say Goodbye
“Thriller Live,” a show in London devoted to the music of Michael Jackson, is standard jukebox fare.

Theater: Passion and Rage, in Tight Focus
A recent screening of “Phèdre,” starring Helen Mirren, was the first “live” broadcast of a stage production from the National Theater in London.

Theater Review 'Dance of the Seven Headed Mouse': When Bad Things Happen to Rich People
The earnest actors in Carole Gaunt’s play can’t quite overcome the script’s clumsiness and clichés.

Music Review Steven Pasquale: Dreamy, Wee Small Hour Sounds With a Boyish Hint
Steven Pasquale, who made his cabaret debut at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency on Sunday, is a polished jazz crooner in the Chet Baker mold.

New York Times ArtsBeat Blog

Baby Boy for Kelli O'Hara
Lincoln Center Theater said that Ms. O'Hara and her husband, Greg Naughton, have named their child Owen James.

Amy Spanger Leaves 'Rock of Ages'
Ms. Spanger had been out of "Rock of Ages" since June 8. Publicists for the show said she had departed due to "personal reasons."

amNY New York City Theater

Jerry Lewis to Direct Nutty Professor Musical


Broadway's "Avenue Q" To Close In September

Time Out New York Upstaged Blog

Is Jerry Lewis the new Mel Brooks?
Jerry Lewis is headed back to Broadway

New York Magazine Vulture Blog

The Nutty Professor Is Coming to Broadway


Mouse Trap
Laura Bonarrigo is giving the Valley of the Dolls girls a run for their pill bottles in a new play [Carole Gaunt’s new play Dance of the Seven Headed Mouse ]

Edge New York

Jackie Beat: Without Me You’re Nothing
Drag performer Jackie Beat brought the house down this past Gay Pride weekend at the Blender Theater at Gramercy in New York City.

Don’t Leave It All To Your Children
For the old and the old at heart, this revue pokes gentle fun at aging, the aged and even death in an old-fasioned vaudeville format perfectly suited to its topic.

Hartford Courant Behind the Curtain Blog

Riz' Blog Review: "tick...tick...Boom!" at Westport