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In 1986, Thompson got stood up on a date to see Joe Turner's Come and Gone. That night changed his life…
05.23 / 18:23
theatermania.com
More Broadway stars are added to this year's roster of special…
05.23 / 18:23
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Bay Street Theater will feature Colin Quinn at a stand-up comedy show for Bay Street’s Comedy Club series on Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. The post Colin Quinn Coming to Bay Street Theater appeared first on The Sag Harbor E…
05.23 / 18:22
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“No Limits & Nothing Ordinary,” a video and photo shoot for “one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the country,” is casting for a paid gig. The spot seeks male and female talent ages 35–55 to depict tennis players, as well as talent of the same age range to portray swimmers. Featured will be “poolside activities, swimming, tennis, and other outdoor fun.” Production is slated for May 31 in Palm Desert, California. Compensation will be $500 for…
05.23 / 18:00
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May 22 was ladies’ night at Playwrights Horizons. The 8th annual Lilly Awards were handed out to some of the top women theater makers working today. The awards, hosted this year by Tony Award-winning playwright Sarah Jones with presentations from Cynthia Nixon, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and David Henry Hwang, celebrated the achievements of women in American theater. In a riff off the “Miss Golden Globe” tradition, instead of having the child of a celebrity assist in handing…
05.23 / 18:00
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Southern Maryland Filmmaker Grant Winners…
05.23 / 17:50
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“The Angry Young Man," which discovers some surprising truths about the world and its views on immigration, opens at Guild Hall on May 31. The post “Angry Young Man” To Stage at Guild Hall in East Hampton appeared first on The Sag Harbor E…
05.23 / 17:25
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Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Other Tales of the American Frontier”The Coen Brothers are fulfilling their own manifest destiny with their new experimental project, conveniently shortened to “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.” While this marks the first television series for the “Hail, Caesar!” siblings, the format won’t…
05.23 / 17:04
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If you're not headed to Tybee or Blue Ridge this Memorial Day weekend, have no fear—Backstage has you covered for anything creatively nourishing you could possibly want to do in town. Skip the inevitable traffic jam, chill in the city, and check out one (or all!) of the events below. Get artistic.The Decatur Arts Festival continues throughout the weekend with Jerry G. White’s readings of George Washington Career, Bass Reeves, and Ray Charles (May 27, 11 a.m.), and OnStage…
05.23 / 17:04
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Midtown isn’t New York’s only neighborhood for great theater. In this installment of thEATer, we interviewed Broadway veteran Jenny Jules, who is currently starring in Mfoniso Udofia’s Sojourners and Her Portmanteau, playing in rep at New York Theater Workshop. Check out Jenny’s favorite eats in and around the East Village! Favorite place with a cool vibe to have a drink? COUP. …Read more The post thEATer: Jenny Jules of NYTW’s ̵…
05.23 / 16:55
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The biannual event, which took place in the Bay Area May 3-6, focused on issues of diversity and…
05.23 / 16:09
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It seems like all anyone wants to talk about this week is Cannes, and the alleged hubbub Netflix has created by not releasing their films in French theatres. Their Bong Joon-ho–directed “Okja” was amongst the films that were booed during a screening and had to be stopped. Festival jury members—which this year include Will Smith—have been arguing about whether Netflix should be allowed nominations if it doesn’t release films in France. The rumour mill is…
05.23 / 16:06
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In addition, more casting and programming have been announced for the 2017…
05.23 / 15:25
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Merrill's Broadway credits include On Your Toes and Angel…
05.23 / 15:25
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the TV adaptation comes just in time for the play's 20th…
05.23 / 14:35
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It seems like all anyone wants to talk about this week is Cannes, and the alleged hubbub Netflix has created by not releasing their films in French theaters. Their Bong Joon-ho–directed “Okja” was amongst the films that were booed during a screening and had to be stopped. Festival jury members—which this year include Will Smith—have been arguing about whether Netflix should be allowed nominations if it doesn’t release films in France. The rumour mill is…
05.23 / 13:05
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Locals steal scenes in this exciting movie…
05.23 / 09:09
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Being sixteen may not always be easy but making the decision to perform Sixteen in 10 Minutes by Lindsay Price should be. This collection of humorous and bittersweet ten-minute plays about the lives of seven teenagers allows the characters to share their struggles, hopes and fears ten minutes at a time. Leah Webster and the…
05.23 / 05:28
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One would not initially think that advanced Mathematics involving mind-numbingly complex formulas would be a ‘prime’ subject for riveting theatre. And then we are usually surprised at our close-mindedness (recall Chess and Spelling Bees). So, even if thoughts of high school calculus make you cringe, and words like quadratic, derivative and exponential polynomial make your [&#…
05.23 / 04:25
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It’s no secret that orchestral music is cherished by many, and rightfully so! The intertwinement of a multitude of textures and timbres creates a lush soundscape that’s hard not to love. Even still, it’s hard for a group of instrumentalists, no matter how talented, to compete with the human voice. As the old adage goes, [R…
05.23 / 04:25
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