Nov 16 — Arena Stage announced a casting change for the role of Henry, the Old Actor in their upcoming production of The Fantasticks . CenterStage affiliated actor Laurence O’Dwyer will replace Terrence Currier who had to leave the company due to a family emergency.
Archives for November 2009
Disco Pigs, straight from its NY triumph, opens the Irish Solas Nua theatre company’s sixth season with the Enda Walsh comedy.
Richard Seff reviews Nightingale, Lynn Redgrave’s monologue on her grandmother, and the astonishing, tuneful revival of Finian’s Rainbow
As reported by Jane Horowitz in today’s Backstage column, the move from CHAW to the Atlas Theatre had too great an economic impact on the highly regarded Catalyst Theater Company,
Show Boat. With Jerome Kern’s pen and Oscar Hammerstein II’s piano, the DNA for the American musical took flight like a cotton boll on the wind.
Brian Dragonuk, who has helped thousands find work in film, theatre and television, launches DragonukConnects.com
Broadway director Marcia Milgrom Dodge about directing the revival of Ragtime.
Brief reviews by Broadway’s Richard Seff for the new Theresa Rebeck Understudy, O’Neill’s classic and Simon’s unfortunate one week Brighton Beach.
“I had no thought of bringing it to Broadway until I went to Washington to see it at the Kennedy Center.” Producer Roy Furman talks about the new Ragtime.
Solas Nua will be opening its new season with Disco Pigs, its hit from the 1st Irish Theatre Festival in New York rather than the previously announced Danny and Chantelle (still here), making a quick programming change that is this side of a miracle. The company had booked Flashpoint’s Mead Theatre for its November 12th […]
I regret to report that Keegan Theatre’s production of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is not up to the usual quality with which it produces American classics.
Take the stories of Sleeping Beauty or King Arthur, throw in vaguely upsetting sexual situations, half-baked philosophical ramblings, and dialogue ripped from a Thursday night sitcom,