Category: Acting
Can You Root for a Corporate Raider?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Tuesday, October 31, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Oct 31, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
In Ayad Akhtar's Junk, everyone has heroic moments --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles If you think of Ayad Akhtar's new drama Junk at Lincoln Center Theater as a Shakespearean history play (one of its inspirations), then Israel "Izzy" Peterman is the one vying for the crown. But...
What's It Like Being on the Autism Spectrum?
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Monday, October 30, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Oct 30, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
In Uncommon Sense, Andrew Duff draws on his real-life experiences --- Of the many breakups, breakdowns, and breakthroughs featured in Uncommon Sense, Tectonic Theater Project's new play about people on the autism spectrum, cast member Andrew Duff's favorite scene involves "Noodle Night." Dan, who's on the spectrum, invites Sarah, who has no official...
Got Any Questions for Two 'School of Rock' Stars?
Thursday, October 19, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 19, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Join Jenn Gambatese and Becky Gulsvig in a live online chat --- What's it like being in a hit Broadway musical? School of Rock stars Jenn Gambatese (who plays high-strung principal Rosalie Mullins to slacker substitute teacher Dewey Finn) and Becky Gulsvig (the high-maintenance girlfriend of Dewey's roommate) are ready to share! During our new live...
How Much Do You Know About Alaska?
By DIEP TRAN
Friday, October 13, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Oct 13, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Ping Chong + Company's new multimedia work spotlights the 49th state --- Gary Upay'aq Beaver was raised in a remote village in Alaska called Kasigluk, population 560. It's home to the Yup'ik tribe, indigenous to the region. And yet in that remote landscape, surrounded by tundra, Beaver grew up wanting to be on stage. Unfortunately, there is no theatre...
Why Is This Artist Singing and Ranting in Her Underwear?
By REGINA ROBBINS
Tuesday, October 10, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Oct 10, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Multihyphenate Diana Oh bares almost all in her latest performance piece --- Lingerie as liberation; lingerie as imprisonment. Lingerie as a tool of the patriarchy and as an expression of queer identity. These are just some of the intriguingly contradictory themes explored in actor-singer-writer Diana Oh's {my lingerie play} 2017: THE CONCERT AND...
What's the Scariest Part of Growing Old?
By HALEY CHOUINARD
Thursday, September 21, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Sep 21, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Tony winner Deanna Dunagan plays a struggling widow in The Treasurer --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles Chicago-based actress Deanna Dunagan -- best known to New York audiences for her Tony-winning turn as the drug-addicted matriarch in August: Osage County -- loves to talk on...
Back-to-Back Blair Brown
By DOUG STRASSLER
Friday, September 08, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Sep 8, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The Tony winner returns to the stage in a pair of consecutive plays --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles Blair Brown may be best known for her TV roles, especially the titular divorced baby boomer in The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and Martha Stewart-style convict Judy King on the...
Growing Up in Neverland
By FRANK RIZZO
Thursday, August 31, 2017  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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How Sarah Ruhl's new play is inspired by her own family history --- What's the most creative gift you've ever given your mother? For Tony-nominated dramatist Sarah Ruhl that would probably be her play For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, currently in previews at Playwrights Horizons. Originally penned in honor of her mom's 70th, the show is inspired...
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