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New York Times ArtsBeat Blog
New Plays by Mamet, Shepard at Atlantic Theater Company
David Mamet's one-act plays "Keep Your Pantheon" and "School," and Sam Shepard's play "Ages of the Moon" will be presented in the Atlantic Theater Company's 2009-2010 season.
New York Post Theater Blog
Okay I'm bit late opining on this, but what can I say -- I've been busy.
Time Out New York Upstaged Blog
Will Chase goes into Billy Elliot
A Broadway regular scores a solid new gig
Recession and the Revolution
For Susanna Dalton, a New York–based actor who also works as a voiceover teacher and on-camera coach, the recession has been both boon and bust.
Here for You
The economic recession has taken a bite out of everyone’s wallets, but while the media’s attention has mostly focused on big companies’ losses, Back Stage fully understands that the economy affects the average consumer the most.
* Cabaret, Hair, Pal Joey, et al. to Be Part of Film Society of Lincoln Center's A Musical Marathon
* Terrence Blanchard, Bill T. Jones, Sidney Lumet, Moby, Stew, et al. Set for Summer Scoops Series
* Adam Driver, Florencia Lozano, Maulik Pancholy Set for Swimming in March Reading
* Michael Kadin Craig to Star in Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's High School Musical 2
* Stephanie J. Block and 9 to 5 Cast to Appear at Barnes & Noble Lincoln Triangle
* Jennifer Landon Joins Pericles Redux Cast for L.A. Run
* Birdie Star Stamos, Rock & Roll Jamboree Added to "Broadway in Bryant Park"
* Block, Jones, Peterson and 9 to 5 to Appear at Barnes and Noble
The Seagull On 16th Street: One Theme Too Many
It seems that Theater J’s artistic director Ari Roth, who adapted Chekov's classic The Seagull for the company, knows his decision to infuse the play with a Jewish crisis of faith may be a hard sell. Much of the printed program of The Seagull On 16th Street is devoted to justifying this choice, ...
Stage Banter: The Arena Stage Blog
Playwright Lydia Diamond part of Downstairs Series
Its a fuzzy place where plays are born. The beauty and challenge is that it can be a process of stops or starts, inspiration or obstacles, typing furiously or staring at a blank screen....
After a half-century, a theatre crumbles
Looking Glass Theatre closes
Seacoast Rep has the keys to Business success
Creative Loafing Culture Surfing
Air Loaf: Dad’s Garage
Curt Holman chats about how the demands of age and grown-up responsibility are taking a toll on the Dad's Garage family.
Dallas Morning News Arts Blog
We were there: Dame Edna at Bass Hall
She knows how to make an entrance: Dame Edna hit the Bass Hall stage on Tuesday night swathed in what seemed an acre of cascading hot pink and silver ruffles, all topped by that magnificent coif of Easter-egg purple. The regular Bass Hall drapes had been replaced by purple ones, of course -- and really, you can't help but admire a woman who apparently considers purple a neutral (as do I).
Dallasite Russ Jolly was in "Woody Guthrie's American Song" -- 20-odd years ago!
Russ Jolly, the former Broadway actor now in business in Richardson, frequently has good stories about his days and connections in New York. (He was a prime source about Rent creator Jonathan Larson when I did a feature biography on the late composer some years ago.)
Billy Crystal first theatrical show at Winspear Opera House
The Lexus Broadway Series, the tour presenter for the new Winspear Opera House about to open at the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts in October, is scooping its own first show. The Lincoln Center South Pacific is the first ...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
'Rumple-Steal-Skin’ plays at Artisan Center Theater
A fun fairy tale
Orange County Register The Arts Blog
Kate Whoriskey goes to Seattle
Kate Whoriskey has hand-picked by red-hot Broadway director Bartlett Sher to take his place as artistic director of Seattle’s Intiman Theatre. Here’s the Seattle Times story.
NYCeattleties: Mike Daisey & Jean-Michele Gregory
Husband and wife theater team Mike Daisey (the monologist) and Jean-Michele Gregory (the director) met and began collaborating together in Seattle before moving to New York eight years ago. We spent an afternoon in their ground floor Brooklyn apartment, talking about the move, about how starting out in Seattle helped their careers, and what they miss about our town.
Just Shows To Go You
Quick Q&A: John Kelly
Channeling Joni Mitchell in his show Paved Paradise Redux is more than a drag for John Kelly.
NEA New Play Development
A King Lear Fit For Bravo
The scheming, backbiting, and in one case, suspiciously Paris Hilton-esque (chihuahua included) sisters Goneril and Regan manage to do the unlikely: turn the epic solemnity of King Lear into riveting, train-wreck theater. These women chain smoke and cackle, ...
Stage Banter: The Arena Stage Blog
Journey to Rehearsal
In case you missed the presentation of Psalmeyene24's Journey to the Door of No Return: A Hip Hop Odyssey or wanted to relive the "journey", here are some photos from the rehearsal room: (Our...
Live Arts & Fringe Festival
Kill Her Now? Video Confessional: Nikki Love
Catch up here with Nikki, one of the characters competing in Kill Me Now from Melanie Stewart Dance Theater at the 2009 Live Arts Festival. Sassy! [FYI, one NSFW word in there...]
Key figure behind Hippodrome's restoration returns to theater
Jeff Daniel, a key figure in spurring the restoration of Baltimore s Hippodrome Theatre in the late 1990s, has returned to the theater in the newly created position of vice president of venues for Key Brand Entertainment. In this chief administrative post, he will be responsible for programming ..
Gershwin done right
Crazy For You's delightful musical mayhem
the CLog - Arts
Today’s Top 5: Wednesday
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, June 24, 2009 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• The Phantom of the Opera at Belk Theater