Thursday, July 10, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Late Day Links - All

Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLArts Blog

Direct line for 'High School Musical' refunds

Miami Herald Drama Queen Blog

Lorca's lament opens a festival
Heads up if you happen to be a fan of Hispanic theater, flamenco, Federico Garcia Lorca, attractive performers or all of the aforementioned.

Chad Jones' Theater Dogs Blog

New Amy Freed play added to Berkeley Rep season

Review: `A Chorus Line’
On second thought, maybe `Chorus Line’ is past its prime

Cleveland Plain Dealer OnStage Blog

Sneak a peek at one of the first two shows that will open Great Lakes Theater Festival's new home in the Hanna Theatre in September

Chicago Tribune Theater Loop Blog

Let the show go on: Smoke, race, truth and all
Most theater is a depiction, or an imagination, of events in the past. The musical “Jersey Boys” (left), for example, is set mostly in the 1960s and 1970s. The musical “Ragtime” is set between 1900 and 1917. In Chicago this...

Time Out Chicago Blog

Where there’s no smoke, there’s ire
After Tribune theater critic Chris Jones reported on Monday that Broadway in Chicago’s production of Jersey Boys had been forced to go smoke-free after a patron

New York Observer

Paradise Lost Will Be Found on Broadway


"Passing Strange" Leaving Broadway For The Big Screen
Although Broadway's "Passing Strange" will play its final performance next Sunday, it will be made into a movie directed by Spike Lee.

New York Daily News Cultural Tourist Blog

The Waterfalls
A century ago Public Art tended to be didactic. The phrase generally referred to statues that reminded the public of historical events. New York, for example, is filled with statues of imposing generals atop their horses, often commemorating Civil War victories ...

Back Stage

'Citizens' Arrest
The weird, wonderful creations of the Upright Citizens Brigade, the offbeat comedy troupe, blend the seemingly sophomoric with the fiercely intelligent.

Associated Press

'Passing Strange' brings down curtain July 20
''Passing Strange,'' the critically acclaimed tale of a young man's journey through sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, will close July 20 on Broadway, its producers announced Thursday, one day after director Spike Lee said he would make a film version of the musical.


* [title of show] Stars, Gypsy Recording Session and Grossman Tribute Featured on Playbill Radio
* Brown and Uhry's Parade Marches Into L.A. July 10-27
* Richard Dresser's A View of the Harbor Premieres at WV's Contemporary Fest
* Acting Company and Guthrie Will Present Co-Productions of Henry V and The Spy
* PHOTO CALL: Angels Musical Takes Wing
* Passing Strange to Close on Broadway July 20
* PHOTO CALL: Spring Awakening Help Operation Backpack
* New York State Theater Will Be Re-Named for David H. Koch
* Hollis Resnik Will Be Two Edies in Chicago Grey Gardens


* Toronto Film Festival to Feature Ralph Fiennes
* Janie Dee to Star in UK Revival of Alan Ayckbourn's Woman in Mind
* New York State Theater To Be Renamed for Philanthropist David Koch
* Freed, Lindo, Moses, Ruhl, Zimmerman, et al. Set for Berkeley Rep Season
* Passing Strange to Close July 20; Lee to Film July 19 Shows

* Passing Strange Sets 7/20 Closing Date

Talkin' Broadway

Review: King Lear in New Jersey

A nytheatre voices cyber-interview with....Larry Kunofsky and Jacob Kreuger
On What To Do When You Hate All Your Friends

Review: Hana Ichimomme


Book Review: The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

The Playgoer Blog

NYC "Indie Theatre" Gets Organized

theater notes Blog

Jetlaggish meditations
Your faithful blogger is back is town, with a baroque case of laryngitis incubated on the long-haul flight and an even more spectacular dose of jetlag.

The Times UK

The Frontline, Shakespeare's Globe, London
Matthew Dunster’s superbly orchestrated production and an all-electric cast bring to life Camden's sleazy sub-world

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