Category: Acting
With a New Show and a New Picture Book, Ali Stroker Continues to Change the Narrative
By CHRISTINA TRIVIGNO
Friday, July 08, 2022  •   Acting  •    2 comments Share This
Fri Jul 8, 2022  •   Acting  •    2 comments Share This
The Oklahoma! Tony winner discusses accessibility, representation and playing Anne in Richard III --- Ali Stroker won a Tony Award for her incredible performance as Ado Annie in Oklahoma! on Broadway. Now she's back on the boards as another Annie who can't say no: Lady Anne, the unlikely wife of Richard III in The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare...
How Myra Lucretia Taylor Is Changing Lives in 'Tina'
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, July 08, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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With the Tina Turner musical closing in August, the Tony nominee looks back on her journey with the production --- In the Broadway musical Tina, legendary character actress Myra Lucretia Taylor radiates tough love as Gran "GG" Georgeanna, who tells Tina Turner she has a gift and inspires her to pursue her rock 'n' roll dreams. For Taylor, there wasn't...
What's It Like Being Nonbinary on Broadway?
By JEN GUSHUE
Thursday, June 23, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 23, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Five gender-nonconforming performers on their experiences in the theatre industry --- When I set out to write about nonbinary and gender-nonconforming theatre performers, I wasn't sure where to begin. How could I cover all that needs to be said in an article? How could I celebrate the triumphs of an amazing group of actors, address the difficulties...
Why David Paymer Loves Billy Crystal Like a Brother
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, June 10, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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The veteran character actor on returning to Broadway in Mr. Saturday Night --- The first time Billy Crystal used his iconic Mr. Saturday Night catchphrase "See what I did there?" on David Paymer, the comedian almost killed him. "I'd had a number of callbacks to play Stan, the brother of Billy's character Buddy in the Mr. Saturday Night movie," Paymer...
Johanna Day Embraces Discomfort in 'How I Learned to Drive'
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, May 06, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Fri May 6, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The two-time Tony nominee on returning to Paula Vogel's landmark play after 25 years --- You've probably heard that Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse are reprising the roles they originated 25 years ago in Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive. But they're not the only cast...
One Loving Couple Surviving 5,000 Years of Dramatic History
By REGINA ROBBINS
Thursday, April 21, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Apr 21, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
James Vincent Meredith and Roslyn Ruff on starring in Lincoln Center Theater's epic mounting of The Skin of Our Teeth --- Things don't look good for the human race. Multiple crises threaten its existence: climate change, war, scarcity of food and fuel, and mass displacement. How are we supposed to solve these problems when we can't even resolve the...
Patrick J. Adams' 25-Year Journey to Broadway
By GERARD RAYMOND
Monday, April 04, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Apr 4, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The Suits star talks about baring it all on stage, emotionally and otherwise, in Take Me Out --- Patrick J. Adams has wanted to perform on Broadway since he was 15 years old. A quarter century later, he's finally hit a home run as one of the leads in Take Me Out, Second Stage Theater's revival of Richard Greenberg's 2003 Tony-winning play about what...
Robert Cuccioli's Long Delayed Journey to Eugene O'Neill
By RAVEN SNOOK
Tuesday, March 08, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Mar 8, 2022  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The Tony nominee finally takes the stage in A Touch of the Poet at Irish Rep --- Theatre actors don't usually get the benefit of watching their own performances. But because of the pandemic, Robert Cuccioli was able to see himself play Major Cornelius "Con" Melody in A Touch of the Poet before tackling the grandiose role on stage at Irish Rep, where...
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