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Archives for: 2008, week 30

ATW Review - Seeing the President as Outspoken Leader in Give Em Hell Harry!

Wouldn't it be great to have a president willing to accept responsibility for his actions? One who was willing to say things like "manure" about policies, colleagues and situations that he didn't like? Well, while it's doubtful that we will find such… more »

ATW Review - MITF Roundup - 'Cleopatra', 'Opa!', 'Writer's Block', 'Bald Soprano', 'Trevor', 'Exit Cuckoo'

The Midtown International Theatre Festival continues this week in full-swing and next week with one final production in the Festival's newly created "commercial division." So far, I've done only a sampling of shows in MITF this year, taking in just abo… more »

More Free Hamlet - This Time at The Cloisters - Courtesy of Gorilla Rep

Gorilla Rep will return to free Shakespeare in the park this August, with Hamlet, to be performed on the lawn at The Cloisters, running August 7 through August 31. The production, which was workshopped indoors last year, is directed by Gorilla Rep Foun… more »

Primary Stages Gala Honors LuPone and The Baruch-Routh-Frankel-Viertel Team Oct 27.

Primary Stages will honor Tony Award-winning actress Patti LuPone and The Baruch-Routh-Frankel-Viertel Group at this year’s Primary Stages 24th Anniversary Gala Benefit to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel (109 East 42nd Street) on Monday, October 27, 20… more »

Obie Winner Clancy Directs Parks' Invitation at Ohio, Sept. 5-27

The world premiere of The Invitation by Brian Parks will begin performances on September 5 at The Ohio Theater in SoHo. This new "revenge comedy" will be directed by Obie Award winner John Clancy. Black humor is the main course in "Invitation," set in… more »