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A Radical New Look for 'Miss Saigon'
By DOUG STRASSLER
Wednesday, March 22, 2017  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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The Broadway revival's set changes everything --- The way the design team of Miss Saigon sees it, they will only have done their jobs correctly if the audience doesn't notice their work at all. "People shouldn't sit back and go, 'That was a great piece of scenery!'" says Totie Driver, the co-set designer for the current Broadway revival of the 80s...
Can These Friendships Survive Factory Layoffs?
By JACK SMART
Friday, March 17, 2017  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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A Broadway play probes a working-class community --- Kate Whoriskey describes herself as "someone who loves jury duty." The director is referring not to the civic obligation that most Americans dread, but to the notion of interacting with strangers and new points of view. "I love these things that are more about being in a room with people you'd...
Pay Attention to the Furniture in This Broadway Play
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Thursday, March 02, 2017  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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How the set enhances the story in The Price --- In the current Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's play The Price, a family's history is literally hanging over their heads. But before we get to metaphors, let's start with the story: Running at the American Airlines Theatre in a production from Roundabout Theatre Company, the show is set in an attic...
On Broadway, This Goofy Dance Might Break Your Heart
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Friday, February 24, 2017  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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Inside Significant Other's wedding choreography --- You wouldn't think a goofy wedding dance could break your heart, but here we are. Early in Significant Other, which is now on Broadway at the Booth Theatre, three college friends are gathered for another friend's wedding, and at first, they're far too cool for this particular school. Hanging on the...
What's It Like Conducting Broadway's Largest Orchestra?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, February 15, 2017  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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Musical director Kristen Blodgette on her big role in Sunset Boulevard --- There's been a great deal of fanfare surrounding Glenn Close's return to her Tony-winning role of Norma Desmond in the current revival of Sunset Boulevard. But she's not the only artist who worked on the original Broadway production who's come back. During the '90s run of Sunset,...
In this Musical, Kindness and Songs Repel Tragedy
By MARISA COHEN
Tuesday, February 14, 2017  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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The true story behind Broadway's Come From Away --- At a time when Canada is looking very, very appealing to many Americans, Come From Away gives us yet another reason to embrace our neighbors to the north. The new musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hein takes place in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, where 38 flights carrying nearly...
Why Couldn't I Be Caryl Churchill?
By DREW PISARRA
Monday, February 06, 2017  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Mon Feb 6, 2017  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
An admittedly lesser-known playwright pens a tribute to the dramatist he envies most Welcome to Fanmail, our tributes to theatre artists we admire --- There are playwrights I respect. There are playwrights I revere. But there's only one playwright whom I have ever wished I could be, and that is Caryl Churchill. Having seen many of her plays and read...
Why This Play Sparks Memories of My Mom
By LISA BURDIGE
Monday, January 30, 2017  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Mon Jan 30, 2017  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
How The Beauty Queen of Leenane helped me process my own mother-daughter drama --- My ex-husband was in love with all things Irish. So when the Druid Theatre Company's production of Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane came to Broadway in 1998, he was dying to go. We were too broke to afford tickets, so my parents bought seats for all four...
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