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Here Are The Recipients of This Year’s 2015 Helen Hayes Awards – in Order of Presentation With 2 Videos

 Here are the recipients of the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards  in the order they were announced tonight at The Lincoln Theatre.   THE RECIPIENTS ARE IN RED! Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play-HELEN Production Bonita Brisker Seven Guitars No Rules Theatre Company Katy Carkuff One Man, Two Guvnors 1st Stage Maggie Erwin Failure: A Love Story […]

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‘The BFG’ at Imagination Stage

Imagination Stage presents The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant), based on the book by Roald Dahl, adapted for the stage by David Wood, and directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer and Eric J. Van Wyk. Before you read on, let me just say this: I review shows quite often, but this is one of the best […]

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Composer Daniel Felsenfeld, Director Beth Greenberg, and Principle Artist Emily Pulley on UrbanArias’ ‘She, After’

UrbanArias’ She/After opens this Saturday, November 9th at Artisphere. It consists of two short operas: Nora, in the Great Outdoors (Music by Daniel Felsenfeld and Libretto by Will Eno)  [This moving and dramatic opera deals with the repercussions of Nora’s final door slam in Ibsen’s 1879 play A Doll’s House], and Alice in the Time of the Jabberwock (Music by Daniel Felsenfeld and Libretto by […]

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Quotidian Theatre Company Presents Eugene O’Neill’s Visionary Classic ‘The Iceman Cometh’ by Michael Avolio

The Iceman Cometh is a play universal in its scope and personal in its detail. Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill wrote the nearly-three-hour masterpiece at the peak of his career, in the late period that also gave us the theatre classics Long Day’s Journey into Night and A Moon for the Misbegotten. […]

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Folger Theatre by Emily Cao

Shakespeare’s iconic star-crossed lovers certainly need no introduction… but Folger Theatre’s energetic interpretation of Romeo and Juliet may indeed herald some much-deserved praise. Director Aaron Posner certainly had a vision of a new Shakespeare – an amalgamation of modern acting and old-school style, it’s as though Ireland of the 1800s met the hipster culture of […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at The Studio Theatre by David Friscic

An audacious attack on the sexually repressed with an emphasis on in-your-face interaction and over-the top musicality are the hallmarks of the current production of The Rocky Horror Show, now playing at The Studio Theatre’s 2ndStage. A veritable phantasmagoria of provocative fetish wear, suggestive body movements and interactive audience involvement, Director Keith Alan Baker and […]

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