Category: Broadway
LISTEN: The directors of Hamilton and Allegiance discuss their work
By THOMAS KAIL
Friday, November 06, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Nov 6, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
TDF Stages is delighted to present the latest installment of Masters of the Stage, a podcast series created by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF). This episode features directors Thomas Kail (Hamilton) and Stafford Arima (Allegiance) discussing the current state of their work and the theatre. We asked Kail to write a few sentences...
What Makes 'Misery' Seem Scary On Stage?
By ROB WEINERT-KENDT
Thursday, November 05, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Thu Nov 5, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Inside the design of the Broadway adaptation --- Genuinely frightening an audience is a bit like catching lightning in a bottle – or maybe that's thunder. "I keep saying, 'Just turn all the thunder up. It'll be really scary,'" quips Will Frears, who's directing Misery, the new Broadway stage adaptation of Stephen King's novel (and the subsequent...
Arthur Miller Has Never Looked Like This Before
By MARK PEIKERT
Wednesday, November 04, 2015  •   Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Wed Nov 4, 2015  •   Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
The piercing design of Broadway's A View From the Bridge --- Just a little over five years ago, Scarlett Johansson won a Tony Award for her performance in a revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, so it might seem surprising that the family drama set in 1950s Red Hook is already back on Broadway. Except this new production, a transfer...
Darkness and Light in George Takei's Life
By LAUREN KAY
Thursday, October 29, 2015  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 29, 2015  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Dance tells a complex story in the Broadway musical Allegiance --- Inspired by actor George Takei's life, Allegiance is distinguished not only by the caché of its famous source, but also the gravitas of its subject matter: The musical tells the tale of Takei's experience as a Japanese American during WWII, including the horrible reality of...
In Broadway's 'On Your Feet,' She's Much More Than a Mom
By RAVEN SNOOK
Monday, October 19, 2015  •   Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Mon Oct 19, 2015  •   Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Andréa Burns plays a multifaceted woman who just happens to be Gloria Estefan's mother --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing look at actors and how they create their roles. While the splashy Broadway bio-musical On Your Feet! chronicles the specific rise of multi Grammy Award-winning Miami music makers Emilio and Gloria Estefan,...
Why Is Prince Harry Speaking in Verse?
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Friday, October 16, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Oct 16, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
The secrets of the language in Broadway's King Charles III --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing look at actors and how they create their roles. If a script is written in verse, then a playwright has essentially built instructions into an actor's lines. Just ask Richard Goulding, who's starring as Prince Harry in King Charles III,...
Bond on Broadway? I'm Stirred, Not Shaken
By NICK RHEINWALD-JONES
Thursday, October 15, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Thu Oct 15, 2015  •   Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Why 007 would make an amazing musical --- I'm no "theatre geek," whether you take that term to mean (a) someone who knows a great deal about theatre or (b) someone who bites the heads off chickens onstage. However, I am a huge fan of James Bond films (I even wrote and directed a short spoof of one). So a few months ago, when I heard that a 007 musical...
No Time to Think! You Have to Be Funny Right Now!
By KENNETH JONES
Thursday, October 08, 2015  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 8, 2015  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
In Broadway's Sylvia, Robert Sella jumps from character to character --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing look at actors and how they create their roles The three main characters of Sylvia, A.R. Gurney's comedy famous for its love triangle of a Manhattan couple and their newly adopted dog, travel in a kind of pack. Trekking...
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