Sunday, July 13, 2008

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

Washington Post

In Source's One-Acts, Playwrights Plumb Unconventional Wisdom
"I am out of step, you see," says the lone character in J.T. Rogers's "Murmuring in a Dead Tongue." "I'm askew."

DEPT. OF TIRESOME TITLES: Hey, Here's an Idea: It's Not a Musical!

Philadelphia Inquirer

Enchanted by old 'South Pacific'
People have been stopping me on the street, pointing, calling my name, and ordering me to go to the new Lincoln Center production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. Productions pop up every few years in any major city, though ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Capital idea: Stage is set for D.C. to become a theater mecca
What do theater critics do in conference assembled? ...

With D.C. library's help, stolen Shakespeare folio is retrieved

Boston Globe

The more the merrier
Performer and playwright Mark Setlock says his collaborations with writers Becky Mode and Steve Murray gave him confidence as both a writer and actor.

Role raises actor's spirits, his mother's concern
Nik Walker — son of former news anchor Liz Walker — plays the key role of the narrator in "Assassins" - the dark Stephen Sondheim musical about people who have killed or tried to kill American presidents.

Actor finds 'Birdie' a moving experience
Robert Saoud, who plays Mr. McAfee in the North Shore Music Theatre production of "Bye Bye Birdie," tests his dancing skills during the song "Kids."

Berkshire Eagle

'Broke-ology': Family reaches for a dream
The words of Langston Hughes' poem, "Harlem" — "What happens to a dream deferred?

Orlando Sentinel

Sci-fi rock show features overload of information
Celebrity worship. Voter apathy. Information overload. Playwright Tod Kimbro has nearly as many things to say in My Illustrious Wasteland as he has ways to say it. "Ambitious" seems...

Orlando Sentinel Attention Must Be Paid Blog

Theater review: 'My Illustrious Wasteland'

A little more on 'Miss Daisy'
Here's a little more casting news on the Plaza Theatre/Gramercy Theatre Company production of Driving Miss Daisy, which will be playing Feb. 25-March 8. Along with Michael Learned as Daisy, ....

Miami Herald Attention Must Be Paid Blog

A Mamet is coming back, sans Madonna
David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, in which the men behaving badly happen to be Hollywood types, is headed back to Broadway in October.


Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors at Palm Beach festival is an adept and fun production

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Modern awe amid ancient theaters
A spine- tingling sense of history envelops you as you wind your way up the stone pathway to the top of the Acropolis.

St. Petersburg Times Reeling in the Years Blog

'Mamma Mia:' Is there anything Meryl Streep can't do?

Charlotte News & Observer

Two Steps Up, One Step Back
Inspired by M.C. Escher, N.C.-born choreographer Mark Dendy returns to ADF, blending precision with passion.

Best critics keep all of us honest
In case you haven't heard, criticism is under attack. And so far, the body count among film critics is high.

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