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Archives for: 2009, week 06

Footlight Records Rises from the Ashes

This is simply too important to not share verbatim. I'm delighted at the news and I'm sure that fans of musicals throughout the country will be happy about this update: For a few months it looked like Footlight Records, the long cherished New York base… more »

ATW Review - Uncle Vanya - There Are Moments to Savor in This Uneven Chekhov

Theatergoers spend a lot of time craning their heads during Austin Pendleton's revival of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, which opened last night at Classic Stage Company. Scenic designer Santo Loquasto has provided an appropriately claustrophobic two-sto… more »

Anne Hathaway to Star in Public's Summertime Twelfth Night; Akalaitis to Stage The Bacchae

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that the 2009 Shakespeare in the Park summer season will begin in June with a new production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night directed by D… more »

ATW Digest - Memphis aiming for Broadway, playing in Seattle - read the reviews

Seattle Times Theater review Promising "Memphis" musical needs a bit of tuning Seattle Post-Intelligencer 'Memphis' truly rocks 5th Avenue "Memphis" blasts off with the ballistic force of a driving guitar solo. Seattlest Memphis, A Musical Must-S… more »

Randy Harrison, Stephen DeRosa, David Garrison Slated for Berkshire Theatre Festival's Season

BERKSHIRE THEATRE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SOME 2009 CASTING Randy Harrison, David Adkins among favorites to return to the Festival this summer Berkshire Theatre Festival Artistic Director Kate Maguire is pleased to welcome back several of BTF’s favorite ac… more »