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Did We Watch the Same Scene?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, October 21, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Oct 21, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Playwright Qui Nguyen explains why one exchange in Vietgone inspires radically different reactions --- At the very end of Vietgone -- Qui Nguyen's sex- and profanity-packed dramedy about how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp after the fall of Saigon -- the father, Quang (Raymond Lee), gets incredibly angry at his playwright son (Paco Tolson)....
Seeing My Life in a Sondheim Show
By DANIEL GUSS
Thursday, October 20, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Thu Oct 20, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Inspired by the soon-to-open documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, about Stephen Sondheim's notorious flop Merrily We Roll Along, a lifelong theatre lover looks back at how personally prophetic the show proved to be --- "Yesterday is done" On an October afternoon in 1981 around lunch time, I glanced out my office window and...
How to Make a 'Hamilton' Parody
By FRANK RIZZO
Monday, October 17, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Oct 17, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Forbidden Broadway's creator returns with Spamilton --- After seeing Hamilton when it was at The Public Theater and then following its subsequent command of the cultural zeitgeist, Gerard Alessandrini knew he had to get to work. But the godfather of Forbidden Broadway, the playful series of theatrical parodies which began in 1982, also knew that...
Chris Gethard's New Comedy is Deadly Serious
By JACK SMART
Wednesday, October 12, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Oct 12, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A frank, funny show about depression and art --- A stand-up comedian sharing personal stories in front of a crowd is one thing. Describing suicidal thoughts in excruciating detail is quite another. That's exactly what happens in Chris Gethard: Career Suicide, the writer-performer's autobiographical solo show. "There are stretches where I don't care...
Horton Foote's Way With Women
By FRANK RIZZO
Thursday, October 06, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 6, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Primary Stages highlights his knack for rich female characters --- Horton Foote has a way with women -- or at least his women characters. Think of Kim Stanley in The Chase, Shirley Knight in The Young Man from Atlanta, Hallie Foote in Dividing the Estate, Betty Buckley in Old Friends, Estelle Parsons in The Day Emily Married or any of the actors...
WATCH: Meet Theatreworks USA
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Friday, September 30, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Sep 30, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Get to know Theatreworks USA, which presents professional musicals for audiences of all ages. This video features the actors Rachel Dratch, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Andrea Burns; the director John Rando; the composing team of Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich; and Theatresworks leaders Barbara Pasternack and Ken Arthur. Meet more theatres here....
How Do You Play 240 Years' Worth of Music?
By ELIZA BENT
Thursday, September 22, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Sep 22, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Meet the music director of Taylor Mac's wildly ambitious new show   ---  Welcome to Borough Play, our look at theatre in Brooklyn, Queens, and Beyond  The title of Taylor Mac's latest work is quite literal. A 24-Decade History of Popular Music does indeed cover 240 years of beloved tunes, featuring over 246 songs dating all the...
The Last Night of Nat Turner's Life
By JANICE C. SIMPSON
Wednesday, September 21, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Sep 21, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new play imagines the rebellious leader's final hours --- Nathan Alan Davis doesn't recall when he first heard about Nat Turner, the slave preacher who led a bloody uprising in Virginia in 1831. But he does recall his reaction when he read The Confessions of Nat Turner, an account of the revolt that a white lawyer named Thomas R. Gray claimed to...
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