A tense vulnerability rings throughout A Young Lady of Property. It is both draining and riveting, and left me feeling as if I’d relived the million moments from youth when we all struggled to understand where we belonged. As Wilma (Christine Demuth), her Aunt Gertrude (Yvonne Erickson), and her best friend Arabella (Kathryn Zoerb) sing […]
Archives for September 23, 2013
Trivia question: what Tony Award was Michael Kahn nominated for in 1983? Second trivia question: who was sitting in front of him at the awards ceremony? I’ll reveal the answer to the first question later. The answer to the second question is Harvey Fierstein, who was a somewhat surprising two-time winner that night. His first […]
A career as a stage actor won’t make you a millionaire, but if you’re working with New York’s Bedlam Theatre it’ll definitely save you a gym membership. The amount of exercise that Artistic Director Eric Tucker wrings out of Bedlam’s Hamlet, alongside his three very talented (and equally hard-working) co-stars Andrus Nichols, Ted Lewis, and […]
Closing out Signature Theatre’s first Autumn Cabaret Festival, Nadine Zahr (understudy for Brother Russia and Side by Side by Sondheim) returned to the intimate Ark Theatre along with fellow NYC-based singer-songwriter Sharon Kenny. The duo – with background vocals from Signature favorite Madeline Botteri – explored Nadine’s serial dating tendencies in Los Angeles and New […]
Shakespeare Theatre Company announced late Friday that an agreement has been signed which will allow the theatre company to remain in the Lansburgh Theatre. A long simmering dispute between Shakespeare Theatre Company and its landlord, Lansburgh Theatre, Inc., which erupted into a threatened eviction, has had both parties in court since June, 2012.