He Wishes His Play Weren't So Timely
By SANDY MACDONALD
Thursday, March 29, 2018  •   Playwriting  •    0 comments Share This
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Alex Lubischer makes his New York debut with Bobbie Clearly at Roundabout Underground --- When Alex Lubischer started writing Bobbie Clearly four years ago, he was sure it could never be done in New York. After all, it has 11 characters and no double casting. In his experience, producers tend to balk even at six roles. "'If you had four or three,...
Why 'Pygmalion' Can't Be More Like a 'Lady'
By FRANK RIZZO
Tuesday, March 27, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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Bedlam tackles Shaw's classic downtown while the musical plays on Broadway --- Eric Tucker, the director and star of Bedlam's stripped-down take on Pygmalion, isn't concerned that Lincoln Center Theater is simultaneously mounting a lavish revival of the musical based on George Bernard Shaw's play. In fact, he welcomes it. "It's a great thing for people...
WATCH: Backstage at Autism-Friendly Performances of 'Wicked' and 'Aladdin'
Monday, March 26, 2018  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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Earlier this year, TDF hosted autism-friendly performances of two beloved Broadway musicals: Wicked and Aladdin. Not only did the audiences have an amazing time, the performers did, too. During both shows, cast members took over our TDF Instagram feed to give theatre lovers behind-the-scenes peeks at the productions. Because the house lighting is kept...
Why Are Women Cheering at 'Lobby Hero'? (No, it's Not Chris Evans)
By RAVEN SNOOK
Monday, March 26, 2018  •   Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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Director Trip Cullman explains why this 2001 play resonates more than ever --- Director Trip Cullman had been trying to mount a production of Lobby Hero for years before Second Stage Theater approached him about inaugurating the company's new Broadway home with the 2001 Kenneth Lonergan play. Considering Cullman's history with Second Stage (seven...
Finally, an Arts Fest for Children on the Autism Spectrum
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, March 23, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Mar 23, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Inside Lincoln Center's groundbreaking Big Umbrella Festival --- The seed was planted back in 2012 when Peg Schuler-Armstrong attended a professional development session at the New Victory Theater about creating work for children on the autism spectrum. "It was unlike anything I'd ever done, yet it just made so much sense to me," says Schuler-Armstrong,...
Cats and Dogs Incarcerated Together!
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Thursday, March 22, 2018  •   Playwriting  •    0 comments Share This
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How Locked Up Bitches unleashed playwright Catya McMullen's creativity --- "We wanted to throw the best party in town," says Catya McMullen about Locked Up Bitches, the hip-hop musical parody of Orange Is the New Black she wrote with composer Scott Allen Klopfenstein. Currently running at The Flea, the irreverent comedy features 25 members of the...
Why Are These Characters Cracking Jokes While Crying?
By PIA CATTON
Wednesday, March 21, 2018  •   Musicals  •    2 comments Share This
Wed Mar 21, 2018  •   Musicals  •    2 comments Share This
Inside the complicated tone of A Letter to Harvey Milk --- While the new musical A Letter to Harvey Milk explores themes of loss, regret, and denial, it leavens the heaviness with Borscht Belt-style jokes. For the creators, this mix of tragedy and humor was integral to the storytelling and the artistic process. After all, it took more than two decades...
Seeing the Rwandan Genocide Through an Outsider's Eyes
By JANICE C. SIMPSON
Tuesday, March 20, 2018  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
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A new solo show grapples with a bloody period in Africa's history --- Back in 2011 while attending a theatre festival in Rwanda, performer and playwright Sean Christopher Lewis spotted a man in a pink jumpsuit walking through a village market. Intrigued, Lewis asked his local companions about the unusual sartorial choice and was shocked by their answer:...
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