Monday, July 14, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Late DAy Links - All

Miami Herald

The lucky and not-so-lucky
Prolific novelist and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen has seen two of his books, Strip Tease and Hoot, turned into movies. Soon, theater audiences at the Edinburgh Festival,

Orlando Sentinel Attention Must Be Paid Blog

'China' returns to Orlando
[Editor's Note: This show is also on its way to FringeNYC]

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Pop Cultural District Blog

Basil needs some 'Water'
As if there was ever any doubt, Hip Pocket Theatre is officially the hippest theater in North Texas. Renowned puppeteer Basil Twist is in town this weekend checking out Bass Hall (to prepare for his company's performance of Petrushka with the Fort Worth Symphony in October),...


Unhappy marriage dissolves in laughter
Review of 'The Marriage of Bette and Boo'

amNY New York City Theater Blog

Call the Umpire, Are Critics Being Unfair to Damn Yankees?

Whoopi to Join Broadway's Xanadu

Associated Press

Whoopi Goldberg to appear in `Xanadu' on Broadway


Whoopi laces up for 'Xanadu'
Whoopi Goldberg will roll into a stint in Broadway's "Xanadu" this summer, playing scheming muse Caliope in the musical spoof of the infamous 1980 roller-disco flop.

'Daens' to become stage musical
Production could be Belgian 'Les Miserables'

Review: Uncle Vanya
A Chekhov production demands a balancing act: Despair and levity have to coexist, just like symbolism and psychological realism, or else part of the play's richness will be lost.


* The Two and Only Closes Early in London; Jay Johnson Blogs the Blues
* Filling Out the Form: BMI Lehman Engel Workshop Deadline Is Aug. 1
* Amy Freed's Raucous Roman Comedy You, Nero Added to Berkeley Rep Season
* Broadway Grosses: July 7-13
* Colella, Ashford, Chase, Blum, Boll and Wise Complete Annie Get Your Gun for Pittsburgh CLO
* Equus Star Daniel Radcliffe to Chat at TimesTalks
* PHOTO CALL: "Broadway Barks" in Shubert Alley
* Betrayal, Musketeers, Godot and Seafarer Comprise 2008-2009 Seattle Rep Season
* PHOTO CALL: The Marriage of Bette and Boo Opens Off-Broadway
* In the Heights and Pure Country Stars Play "Broadway in Bryant Park"
* Overbey, Ambudkar and Shamos Make Animals Out of Paper for Second Stage Uptown


* Bix Barnaba to Star in Give Em Hell Harry! at St. Luke's
* Cudia, Kennedy, Merediz et al. Set for July 17 Broadway in Bryant Park
* Finley, Gelber, Mauzey, Selya, Tam, et al. Set for NYMF Guitar Hero Tournament
* Speed-the-Plow Revival to Play the Belasco Beginning October 3
* Whoopi Goldberg to Temporarily Join Xanadu on July 29

* Broadway Grosses: Numbers Steady; November Departs
* Speed-the-Plow Revival Finds a Broadway Home
* Whoopi Goldberg Joins Xanadu for Six-Week Summer Run
* Baker, Camargo, Gelber & Ferland Join Broadway Revival of All My Sons

Talkin' Broadway

Review: Jerry Springer:The Opera

Financial Times

The Frontline, Shakespeare’s Globe, London
What matters here is the big picture, the diversity of activities – love, sex, drugs, fast food, race issues – and yet the similarity of drives as all characters search for meaning, writes Ian Shuttleworth

The Times UK

Francesca Annis: the great unknown
'I've never wanted to be a great big star,' Annis says. She's more bothered, post-Ralph Fiennes, about living on her own

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Open Air, London
Shakespeare is reduced to child's play in a production that delights the kids but leaves the critics underwhelmed

Peeping at Bosch, Tramway, Glasgow
The Mischief La-Bas theatre company takes its audience on a journey through the Hieronymus Bosch's most famous painting

The Guardian

Missing Shakespeare: stolen First Folio surfaces in US
Long wait is over for £15m British literary treasure last seen in 1998

Actor loses £2.3m estate battle
Hetty Baynes today lost the fight to be considered a dependant of her mother's lesbian lover, the sculptor Mary Spencer Watson

The Winter's Tale, Leeds Castle, Maidstone
Lyn Gardner finds the Globe's touring production lively, if lacking in subtlety

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