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Archives for: 2008, week 36

ATW Review - Southern Promises - Laughs, Cutting Commentary in This Tale of the Antebellum South

With his new play Southern Promises, Thomas Bradshaw serves up a healthy dose of wry as he transports theatergoers back to Antebellum Virginia and a plantation where almost everything done in "God's name" is decidedly un-Christian. There's a lot that's… more »

ATW Review - The Passion Project - A Multimedia Evocation of St. Joan's Passion and a Film It Inspired

Creating something that's part sculpture, part modern dance and part cinematic history lesson is no easy feat, yet in Reid Farrington's The Passion Project, silent film blends with choreography and three dimensional art. The ambitious "Passion," which… more »

ATW News Digest - Fela! opens off-Broadway - read the reviews [updated 9/11/08]

UPDATES FOR 9/11/08 Time Out New York Review: Fela! Director-choreographer Bill T. Jones brings an Afrobeat icon back to life in living color. ny1 Review: “Fela!” UPDATES FOR 9/10/08 Village Voice Afrobeating the Dictators in Fela! by Michael… more »

ATW Digest - King of Shadows opens - read the reviews [updated 9/11/08]

UPDATES FOR 9/11/08: Time Out New York Review: King of Shadows Is a homeless hustler involved with supernatural powers, or is he just full of lies? AmericanTheaterWeb Review: King of Shadows - A Runway Kid's Story Is Only Make-Believe, Maybe Ne… more »

ATW Digest - Wright's Lady opens - read the reviews [updated 9/11/08]

UPDATES FOR 9/11/08: Time Out New York Review: Lady Craig Wright's politically charged buddy drama features a trio of superb character actors. UPDATES FOR 9/10/08: New York Times Chasing the Truth While Hunting for Game Craig Wright’s “Lady,”… more »