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Scott Frankel and Michael Korie are behind some of the greatest musicals about women in contemporary musical theatre, not to mention some of the most inventive. Along with book writer Doug Wright in Grey Gardens they turned a cult documentary into a bittersweet portrait of loneliness and crushed dreams, took Todd Haynes’ already miraculous Far …Read more The post Interview: Composer Scott Frankel and Lyricist Michael Korie on Writing the Powerful Women of ‘War Paint’ a…
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Erica Schmidt directs the production, running through July…
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The new musical also took home 2017 Tonys for Best Actor, Best Original Score, and…
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Ben Platt will host the annual high school theater…
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Johnna Adams, Boni B. Alvarez, Kirk Wood Bromley, Morgan Gould, MJ Kaufman, Aya Ogawa, Jiehae Park, and Andrea Stolowit will be in residence through…
06.19 / 21:23
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Ya know at a party, when it seems like it’s all coordinated by an act of God? Or at least choreographed by a real professional? The Reception, a choreo-drama created by Sean Donovan and Sebastián Calderón Bentin all about the feeling of a party, is a bit of comedy, a bit of structuralist pornography, and a …Read more The post Review: The Reception appeared first on St…
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The musical will debut at the Tennessee Performing Arts…
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Anastasia scribes Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty also participated in the…
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The Hollywood Bowl will host a one-night-only event, featuring a cast of Broadway…
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The playwright will receive the award for her play…
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Splits, spreadies, straddles—whatever you want to call them we pole dancers are OBSESSED with them. We do them every chance we get and if we don’t yet “have” them, then we spend countless hours improving our flexibility on our journey for the perfect split. Once we have finally achieved our perfect split, we discover something [……
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One of the biggest challenges as a pole instructor can be continually finding fun and creative methods for teaching skills or reviewing material. One way to change up your normal teaching routine is to incorporate games and learning activities that challenge your students in new ways and encourage them to think on their feet. I…
06.19 / 20:27
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What was a critic of color doing at a theatre conference? Only listening, learning, networking, and finding his…
06.19 / 19:29
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Students, imagine this: You’ve been cast into a show that you know is going to be awesome. You’re in the middle of rehearsal, and your director has just asked you to do something really embarrassing. What’s an actor to do? Here’s a brief anecdote… Back in elementary school, I was cast in a production of The Taming […]…
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“Oh the thrill of control, like the rush of rock and roll, is the sweetest taste I’ve known.” This lyric, from the song “Sugar Daddy,” hits upon several of the major themes of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” the rock and roll concert musical, now playing at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater. “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” […
06.19 / 18:21
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Daphne Rubin-Vega serves as spokesperson for the 13th annual…
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David Stenn, Ramiz Monsef, Stephanie Zadravec, and Kevin Rolston are also among this year's…
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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…
06.19 / 16:40
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The Original Broadway Cast Recording for Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn is full of “Blue Skies,” “Old-Fashioned Walks,” and plenty of danceable, big band numbers. During its Broadway run, Rex Reed of the NY Observer described the show as “heartfelt musical eggnog” and strangely enough, I find that description very apt: listening to the Holiday Inn soundtrack is a …Read more The post Album Review: Holiday Inn (Original Broadway Cast Recording) ap…
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Julie Taymor will direct David Henry Hwang's…
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