DC Theatre Scene
Source: Project 24/7
Project 24/7 is to the Source Festival 2009 as Iron Chef is to cooking. In Iron Chef, culinary masters are assigned an ingredient (squid!) at random and told to construct an entire meal (Squid Salad! Lemon Drop Squid Soup! Roast Squid with Béarnaise Sauce! Squid Ice Cream!) around it - all in one hour. In [...]
Lyle the Crocodile
After the beautiful opening scene of Lyle the Crocodile, I’m holding my breath. Could the rest of the production be as good? An hour and a half later, I answer yes. This is children’s theater at its best. I understand why Imagination Stage’s Artistic Director Janet Stanford wanted to revisit this show, which they originally produced [...]
The Producers’ Ben Dibble
With less than an hour before curtain for Mel Brooks’ musical The Producers, actor Ben Dibble sat down with Joel Markowitz backstage at Walnut Street Theatre. Ben is wowing Philadelphia audiences with his gorgeous voice and comedic talents playing the nebishy, blue blanket snuggling accountant and “wannabe producer” Leo Bloom. “It’s [...]
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Culture Club Blog
Stray Dog has a puppy
Stray Dog Theatre has taken a smaller, younger, and even more weirdly-named company, [insert name here] Theatre Project, into its. . .kennel.
Dallas Morning News Arts Blog
Wilkerson to join Artisan Center Theater
It's a real mark of how serious that mid-cities community institution, Artisan Center Theater, is about upping the ante that it has hired John Davidson as artistic director, effective Aug. 1. Wilkerson just directed a successful My Fair Lady for the company -- and that was surprise enough, since Wilkerson is hardly a community theater sort of guy.
Los Angeles Times Culture Monster Blog
Chad Jones' Theater Dogs Blog
Jude Law is set to play Hamlet on Broadway this fall
Jude Law will play Shakespeare's melancholy Dane on Broadway this fall.
Can't Miss It: Tuesday
* ONE SINGULAR SENSATION: James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo's award-winning documentary Every Little Step is finally in Seattle, and we think musical and film lovers alike will ....
* DRAG KINGS!: Okay, so yes we know that Pride weekend just ended, but who doesn't love a good comedy/drag show? Puget Sound drag troupe The Royal Knights will be at the Jewel ...
Dual roles create a singular sensation
Love, marriage, machismo, immigration, generational shifts, thwarted dreams, sickness, aging and death. These are all crucial ingredients in "Boleros for the Disenchanted," the profound romantic comedy by Jose Rivera now in a gorgeously rendered production at the Goodman Theatre. Yet this simple list of themes cannot begin to suggest the depth of feeling and insight that give this play its undeniable emotional power and heat.
Tony, Tina pause for '66'
After 16 years of heading to the altar, Tony and Tina are taking a honeymoon. But they'll be back. "Tony n' Tina's Wedding," the long-running show at Pipers Alley Theater, will close July 18 and resume performances in November. Running Aug. 17-Oct. 4 will be Route 66 Theater's production of "High Fidelity," the musical based on the Nick Hornby novel and film.
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Kirby Bennett of Girl Friday Productions answers a handful of questions about the company's biennial production, Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth": ...
Skylight's future might depend on the guy it dumped
The Skylight Opera Theatre continues to stagger under the weight of the public relations disaster in the wake of the firing of artistic director Bill Theisen on June 16. The social media, letter writing and e-mail campaigns to reverse that decision have maintained momentum.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Morning News Arts Blog
That's Broadway: where to eat around Broadway
It's finally summertime. Summer means vacations and vacations mean tourism.
The Boxer: One night only before it goes to New York
Matt and Kim Lyle moved to Chicago nearly a year ago, but they've stayed active with two new shows from Matt's hand at area theaters. Now they are reprising their hit The Boxer for one ...
Nickel tickets at Theatre Three
Since the current show in Theatre Three's basement, Woody Guthrie's American Song, is set mostly in the Depression, it's appropriate that the organization is offering people who ...
A little strip center with heart.
...My special strip center, my familiar, is that section on Mockingbird Lane near the Palomar Hotel.......the strip center occupied by Premiere Video and Pocket Sandwich Theater.
Brother, Can You Spare a Nickel?
Woody Guthrie sang about the down-and-out. Now Theatre Three wants those who are down to have a reason to go out.
Arvada Center dominates with 12 Henry Awards
The Colorado Theatre Guild's fourth annual celebration of the best in Denver-area theater turned into mostly a coronation of the Arvada Center's record-obliterating "Les Miserables" on Monday night at the Space Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex.