Friday, July 11, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Mid-Atlantic, New England, and Southern Print

Washington Post

Fest Come, Fest Served, Act III
The three-year-old Capital Fringe Festival has a permanent home, a budget infused with government grants and consultants focused on branding strategies and operations objectives.

Isadora Duncan, Fringe Magnet
During the next two weeks, Capital Fringe Festival audiences will have a rare opportunity to see Duncan's once-radical works reconstructed and performed by ...

What You Need to Go
Capital Fringe Festival performances are at 20 venues across the city through July 27. ...

Fringe Festival Events at a Glance
We told you this was big! Below are the shows this week, but remember that the festival runs through July 27, although ...

Mini Reviews

Philadelphia Inquirer

'I'm not humble, but I'm modest.'
In his new memoir, Broadway composer Charles Strouse, 80, looks back on success ("Bye Bye Birdie"), failure ("Nick and Nora"), and tumult (a fistfight with Warren Beatty).

Theatre Horizon's 'Working' acts like a chore

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the Wings: On Stage is online
After a hiatus, my irregular online On Stage Journal has just reappeared in our new web format, which is easier to post to and also allows reader interaction. ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Irish & Classical Theatre chips away at long-standing debt
The bad news is that Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre has a $100,000 deficit. The good news is that the deficit is now only $100,000.

Richmond Times-Dispatch

ABBA's fun tunes now find life on the big screen
'Mamma Mia!' adds icing to our sweet Swedish devotion

Boston Globe

At Rialto, a sweet finish to a fine meal
Under the auspices of Summer Stages Dance, the irreverent David Parker & the Bang Group joined forced with Rialto Restaurant for "ShowDown," a cabaret-style dance reinvention of "Annie Get Your Gun" that's a surefire winner.

Boston Herald

Summer Culture
For those willing to trade air conditioning and numbered seats for starry skies and a spot to stretch out on the...

Chekov’s ‘Seagull’ difficult to grasp
Chekov is hard. Hard to direct, hard to perform, often hard to watch. And, I should mention, hard to translate.

Providence Journal

Theater Review: ‘In Spite of the Devil’ not ready for prime time
In Spite of the Devil is more work in progress than polished piece of theater.

Berkshire Eagle

July night smiles on Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim was always ahead of his time.

'Mousetrap' opening tonight
The Theater Barn continues its 25th anniversary season with the opening tonight of Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap," an audience choice in a poll conducted last summer at the theater

Preview: 'The Book Club Play'

Play examines family, sacrifice
This tale involves an age-old dilemma of American family life: two brothers juggling the care of a parent ...

Looking back in anger
It is perhaps fitting that Ray, one of the two characters in David Harrower's stunning play, "Blackbird" (at Chester Theatre Company in a production that falls short of the play's promise), works in the kind of building one hardly notices from outside — a long, low, virtually unmarked white building that blends easily into itys surroundings

Orlando Sentinel

Clothing the 'Sound of Music' cast keeps sewing machines busy

'9 Months' is a love story, playwright says

Miami Herald

Who knew opera could be so much fun?
Two sopranos aim to make opera classics accessible by adding humor to Duelling Divas at The Colony.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLArts Blog

See & Do: Theater: Hallelujah Street Blues

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