Category: Acting
Harry Hamlin on His Return to His First Love: the Theatre
By REGINA ROBBINS
Thursday, December 05, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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The TV star plays three different characters in One November Yankee --- Harry Hamlin initially starred in One November Yankee seven years ago, but he admits he was not writer-director Joshua Ravetch's first choice. Back in 2012, Ravetch had hoped to entice his friend, the late Robert Forster, to headline the play's world premiere in Los Angeles. The...
Len Cariou on Just About Everything
By SANDY MACDONALD
Tuesday, December 03, 2019  •   Acting  •    2 comments Share This
Tue Dec 3, 2019  •   Acting  •    2 comments Share This
The Tony winner talks about his illustrious theatre career and his return to the New York stage in the dramedy Harry Townsend's Last Stand --- Veteran theatregoers know Len Cariou as a stage star, equally adept at Shakespeare and Sondheim. From the late '60s through the '90s, he was a regular on Broadway and off, headlining straight plays (Measure...
Who Was Marie Curie's Amazing BFF?
By ALLISON CONSIDINE
Tuesday, November 19, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany on playing two remarkable women in science --- If Marie Curie is just a name to you, you're not alone. Francesca Faridany admits she didn't know much about the two-time Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist until she landed the title role in Lauren Gunderson's The Half-Life of Marie Curie. Currently running...
See a Tony Winner in a New Musical in Queens
By JOSE SOLÍS
Thursday, November 14, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Nov 14, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Cady Huffman on why she had to play the title character in Marguerite --- Cady Huffman may be best known to theatre lovers for her work on Broadway, particularly her Tony-winning turn as the voluptuous Ulla in The Producers. But to her, all the city's a stage. She's done shows in Brooklyn; in the Bronx where she currently lives, she sometimes sings...
Kathleen Chalfant on Her Extraordinary Off-Broadway Adventures
By GERARD RAYMOND
Monday, November 04, 2019  •   Acting  •    4 comments Share This
Mon Nov 4, 2019  •   Acting  •    4 comments Share This
The star of the solo play A Woman of the World chats about her illustrious stage career --- As her Lifetime Achievement Obie Award last year reaffirmed, Kathleen Chalfant has long been Off-Broadway's most valuable player. Although some may know her from TV (The Affair, House of Cards) or Broadway (she earned a Tony nomination for her work in the original...
Yes, This Is What It Was Like to Be a Lesbian in the '80s
By JEN GUSHUE
Thursday, October 31, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Marga Gomez sparks a queer awakening in a new play at Ars Nova --- Marga Gomez isn't used to playing with others. Over the course of her 35-year career as an actor and stand-up comic, she's written and performed in 13 solo shows, and was even dubbed "the lesbian Lenny Bruce" by Robin Williams. But though she usually works alone, she couldn't pass...
Paul Hilton Can Hear You Crying and That's Okay
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, October 25, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Oct 25, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
The veteran British actor talks about making his Broadway debut in The Inheritance --- Paul Hilton always hears weeping when his character, Walter Poole, tries to explain to his younger friend Eric Glass (Kyle Soller) what it was like living through the AIDS crisis in the '80s. The heartbreaking monologue closes out Act I of The Inheritance, Matthew...
This Broadway Actress Never Worked in a Restaurant…Until Now
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Monday, October 21, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Krysta Rodriguez talks about her fiery role in the new comedy Seared at MCC Theater --- Although other characters Krysta Rodriguez has portrayed may have seemed more likable, the 35-year-old actress feels a kinship with Emily, the no-nonsense restaurant consultant she plays in Theresa Rebeck's new comedy Seared. "She is close to me in a lot of ways,"...
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