Wednesday, July 16, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Late Day Links

Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLArts Blog

'After Ashley' - Essential Theatre

Creative Loafing Atlanta Fresh Loaf Blog

Atlanta is so gay
[off topic, but it amuses me]

Chad Jones' Theater Dogs Blog

Rock musical `bare’ to make Bay Area bow

Chicago Tribune Theater Loop Blog

Happy birthday, Milly, from your famous friends
Milly knew the Blue Men back when they were just obscure performance artists with weirdly painted heads. She knew...

Village Voice Blog

Michael Musto: When Judy Garland Met Barbra Streisand

Camille Dodero: The Tank Loses Its Home at the End of July; Supporters Eat Pizza and Mull Over the Possibilities

amNY New York City Theater Blog

Interview with Emily Skinner on Broadway's Rising Stars

Back Stage

Rees Is the Word
Even if you've never seen Welsh-born actor Roger Rees on stage in London or New York or on tour in his solo show What You Will, you know him.

Something to Chew On
Eating Their Words, founded by director-choreographer Marlo Hunter, presents one-night-only, meal-specific theatrical events at high-profile New York City restaurants.

The Strangerer reviewed by A.J. Mell
Fresh from an ecstatically received run in Chicago, Theater Oobleck's The Strangerer fuses political and literary satire, mock philosophy, and a touch of metatheatricality into something truly new under the sun.

Bed and Breakfast reviewed by Marc Miller
Sam Sommer's Bed and Breakfast craves to be nothing more than a friendly boulevard comedy, an assemblage of pleasant gay personalities rather like, say, The Last Sunday in June of a few seasons back.


* Harris, Dizzia, Corddry, Eaves, Rogers and Steele Are Not Waving at Williamstown
* New Plays by McNally, Hunter, Gurira and More Developed at Ojai Conference
* Goslow and Birk to Star in Old Wicked Songs at the Guthrie
* PHOTO CALL: Off-Broadway, Some Americans Abroad Party
* Ella Will Sing On at Hartford Stage Through July 31
* PHOTO CALL: Sam Robards Ascends The 39 Steps
* "Dr. Horrible," With Neil Patrick Harris, Hits #1 on iTunes
* West Side Story, This Time With Bilingual Approach, Will Return to Broadway in February 2009


Photo File
Dolly Parton, Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Marc Kudisch, Olivia Newton-John, Rue McLanahan, Leslie Jordan, Bobbie Eakes, Steven Pasquale, Logan Marshall-Green, and Sebastian Arcelus are among the stars captured by our cameras.

* Dan Zanes, Noche Flamenca, et al. to Be Part of New Victory Theater 2008-2009 Season
* Corddry, Eaves, Harris, Steele, et al. Set for Williamstown's Not Waving
* West Side Story Revival to Open on Broadway in March, Following DC Run

John Simon, etcetera: Mamma Mia! - Universal Pictures, Opening July 18

* Kennedy Center to Present Abridged Girl Crazy, Bye Bye Birdie & Side Show
* West Side Story, Directed by Arthur Laurents, Confirms Broadway Dates

Talkin' Broadway

NJ Reviews: Flaming Guns of the PUrple Sage, The Little Hours

The Playgoer Blog

Ripoff of the Year?
Lincoln Center (summer) Festival is certainly not known for bargains. Offering practically no discounts outside of 10% occasionally for students (10%!), their excuse is they import expensive arts events from Europe and so the ticketbuyer shares the burden.

Financial Times

Zorro, Garrick Theatre, London
The chief delights are Nick Cavaliere as the cowardly sergeant Garcia and Lesli Margherita as the gypsies’ leader Inez; their scenes together bubble gloriously, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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