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Back-to-Back Blair Brown
By DOUG STRASSLER
Friday, September 08, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Sep 8, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    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  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Aug 31, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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...
Five Nights of Free and Freewheeling Shakespeare
By DIEP TRAN
Thursday, August 24, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Aug 24, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How Shaina Taub turned As You Like It into a 200-person musical --- It all started two years ago when composer and performer Shaina Taub got a text message from a number she didn't recognize. It was Lear deBessonet, the founder of the Public Theater's Public Works program, which produces large-scale, musicalized mountings of classic plays starring...
Sex and the Single Widow
By SUZY EVANS
Tuesday, August 15, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Tue Aug 15, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Why Tony nominee Nancy Opel is so excited about portraying a Curvy Widow --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles Before preview performances of Curvy Widow, which recently opened at the Westside Theater Off-Broadway, the musical's book writer and real-life inspiration, Bobby Goldman,...
WATCH: What Is Site-Specific?
By ANDREW BLOCK
Monday, August 07, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Aug 7, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
We've got a new video in our Theatre Dictionary! (You can browse all our videos right here.) Check out "Site-Specific," which we made with our friends at Kinesis Project Dance Theatre. The video was directed by Andrew Block; shot and edited by Scott Fetterman; and features Zoe Allocco, Cassandra Cotta, Zachary Leigh Denison, Michelle Amara Micca, Melissa...
Which Female Playwright Has Been Called the Irish Chekhov?
By FRANK RIZZO
Monday, July 31, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Jul 31, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Why the Mint Theater continues to champion Teresa Deevy --- As the producing artistic director of the Mint Theater Company, which specializes in mounting neglected plays from the past, Jonathan Bank is in the business of revitalizing forgotten dramatists. But he admits he's unlikely to find another "lost" scribe like Teresa Deevy. "She is the most...
Wait, What Reality Am I In?
By FRANK RIZZO
Wednesday, July 26, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Jul 26, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How a pair of actors are tackling a new time-hopping play --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles How do actors navigate a play in which one character can manipulate time with a remote control, changing the action -- and therefore everyone's reactions -- a smidge, or a lot? Such is the...
What Do These Plays Have In Common?
By GERARD RAYMOND
Friday, July 21, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Jul 21, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Why PTP/NYC is presenting Arcadia and Pity In History in rep --- On the surface, Howard Barker and Tom Stoppard make an incongruent pair. With vastly different styles and temperaments, the two contemporary British playwrights seem poles apart. Barker's work is typically dissonant, muscular, and politically charged, while the better-known Stoppard...
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