stages menu
Category: Acting
This is the Place Where Your Feelings Are Safe
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Wednesday, July 08, 2015  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Wed Jul 8, 2015  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Why Dale Soules understands her character in Shows for Days  --- There's a moment in Shows For Days, now playing at Lincoln Center Theater, when a character named Sid annihilates her pride. To save her theatre company, she must ask for help from the woman who broke her heart. And even though Douglas Carter Beane's autobiographical...
I See Myself in His Performance
By LINDA BUCHWALD
Wednesday, July 01, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Jul 1, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Gideon Glick's role in Significant Other makes me relate to him more than ever --- I've been admiring Gideon Glick on stage for years -- eight to be exact. I first saw him on Broadway in the show that brought him to NYC, Spring Awakening, in which he played a shy teenager struggling with his sexual identity. I especially loved him in Samuel...
Feeling Like the Middle Child, but Acting Like the Youngest
By SUZY EVANS
Thursday, June 25, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 25, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Heather Lind intimately understands the sibling dynamics in Of Good Stock --- Heather Lind knows a thing or two about the three-sister dynamic. However, unlike her free-spirited character Celia in Melissa Ross's Of Good Stock – who is the whimsical youngest sibling to needy middle child Amy (Alicia Silverstone) and motherly eldest Jess...
It's the Funniest King Lear of the Season!
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Friday, June 12, 2015  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Jun 12, 2015  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Why My Perfect Mind injects comedy into tragedy --- It's one of the most startling Shakespearean moments in recent memory: Standing in the middle of Theater A at 59E59, celebrated British actor Edward Petherbridge delivers a heart-rending version of King Lear's mad scene, when the monarch rails helplessly against nature as he's pounded by wind and...
What Are Your Co-Workers Not Telling You?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, June 10, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Jun 10, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
In real life and in their work, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Evan Cabnet explore the boundaries of collaboration -- It's challenging to write about the Vineyard Theatre's new pitch-black comedy Gloria without giving too much away. Like all of rising playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' shows -- including Appropriate and An Octoroon, which together...
This Play Is So Realistic, It Must Be Fake
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Monday, June 08, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Jun 8, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The secret structure of The Flick --- The Flick is not, in fact, a documentary. Granted, Annie Baker's play – which won last year's Pulitzer Prize and is now at the Barrow Street Theatre after an earlier run at Playwrights Horizons – certainly seems like a slice of life. As three employees of a Massachusetts movie theatre go about their...
You Can March With Theatre History's Greatest Women
By MAHAYANA LANDOWNE
Thursday, June 04, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 4, 2015  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
If you're planning to be in the Theatre District next Tuesday evening, June 9, don't be surprised if you see Katharine Cornell, Mary Pickford, or Dorothy Parker sashay by. Those creative heroines and many more historic ladies will be portrayed by current artists and members of the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) in the org's third annual...
Over 55 and Finally in the Spotlight
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, June 03, 2015  •   Acting  •    3 comments Share This
Wed Jun 3, 2015  •   Acting  •    3 comments Share This
Sixteen performers, all over the age of 55, share the songs and stories of their generation --- When Vy Higginsen and Ken Wydro set out to find mature performers for their uplifting show Alive! 55+ and Kickin', now at Harlem's Dempsey Theatre, they weren't just looking for solid singers. They wanted compelling stories, too. The two-act revue features...
TDF STAGES PAGE: 14 of 19 < ... 1415161718 ... >
TDF Stages Home About TDF Stages Newsletter Signup

Follow TDF Stages:

Translate TDF Stages: