Category: Acting
Why Mitchell Jarvis Will 'Rock' Till He Drops
By CAREY PURCELL
Tuesday, July 16, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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The actor on reprising his role as Lonny in Rock of Ages --- Mitchell Jarvis credits Shakespeare with inspiring him to revisit his best-known stage role, Lonny, the cheeky narrator of Rock of Ages for the show's 10th anniversary run at New World Stages. While there's seemingly more of Bon Jovi than the Bard in the jukebox musical comedy, which uses...
Performing in 'Frozen' While Writing Family Musicals on the Side
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, June 28, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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How Kevin Del Aguila penned Dog Man: The Musical backstage on Broadway --- Kevin Del Aguila spends almost all his waking hours making kids happy through theatre. Eight shows a week he plays Oaken, the adorably goofy owner of a trading post and sauna in Disney's Frozen on Broadway. But when he's not performing, he's busy turning beloved children's...
Using 21st-Century Technology to Tell a 12th-Century Story
By JEN GUSHUE
Wednesday, June 26, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Grace McLean on her unconventional new musical about the groundbreaking Hildegard von Bingen --- Writer-performer Grace McLean has made a career out of appearing in period pieces. In Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, she played the ingénue's godmother, Marya D., a grand dame of 19th-century Russia. In Alice By Heart, a 1940s London-set...
Why David Cale's New Musical Memoir Is His Most Personal Work Yet
By JANICE C. SIMPSON
Friday, June 21, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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The Obie-winning solo artist digs into his traumatic past for We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time --- Ever since his auspicious 1986 New York debut The Redthroats, about an unhappy gay kid growing up in a working-class English town, writer-performer David Cale has mined his life for his solo shows. But only a few close friends knew his full...
Meet Toni Stone: The Most Important Baseball Player You've Never Heard Of
By REGINA ROBBINS
Monday, June 17, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Mon Jun 17, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
A new play puts the first woman to play big-league professional baseball alongside men center stage --- If you've never heard of Toni Stone, don't worry -- you're in good company. Playwright Lydia R. Diamond didn't know her name either until she was asked to pen a show about the African-American athlete, the first woman to play big-league professional...
She Loves Doing New Work, Even Though It's Fraught with Disappointment
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, June 14, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Jun 14, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Megan Hill stars in the world premiere of Open, her third new play in six months --- It's fitting that Megan Hill is currently playing a magician of sorts because over the past six months she's pulled off quite the hat trick. After almost a decade of being a busy character actress in under-the-radar black boxes, she landed two profile-boosting Off-Broadway...
Good Golly, Miss Mollys
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Thursday, June 13, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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In honor of Bloomsday, the annual celebration of James Joyce, two actresses take on his most iconic female character --- Irish-born actresses Aedín Moloney and Eilin O'Dea separately stumbled upon James Joyce's novel Ulysses when they were young, and they both reacted to it similarly: They were aghast. But they were also intrigued by the last...
Not Your Ordinary Jo
By MARISA COHEN
Wednesday, May 29, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
Wed May 29, 2019  •   Acting  •    1 comment Share This
How Kristolyn Lloyd creates a radically new yet completely authentic Jo in Little Women In one of the most famous moments in Louisa May Alcott's beloved 19th-century novel Little Women, feisty Josephine March chops off and sells her long locks in order to send her destitute mother to Washington to visit the family's ailing patriarch, an officer in...
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