Normally we don’t post casting calls here but when an old friend asks and includes the little drawing below, well who could resist. This may be a casting call for actors of all ages and types, but one role in particular struck me, a child actor for the regional premiere of The Addams Family. What…
A.R.T.’s “Tempest” will take us to a world of trickery and amazement, where Tom Waits’ Dust Bowl balladry and Teller’s magic animate the spirits and monsters, with choreography by Pilobolus.
This composite of Anton Chekhov’s short stories, dramatized by Neil Simon, is rarely seen. A hit on Broadway, now here’s your chance to see it too, Chekhov fans!
WAM Theatre makes its stage available to new and reimagined works that tell women’s stories. The readings will feature local professional actors and directors.
“Motherhood Out Loud” is a culturally and gender diverse series of monologues on the subject of motherhood, written by a host of celebrated writers. It will take the Unicorn stage in Stockbridge on March 28 and 29, 2014.
With the addition of Baldwin and Rowat to the previously announced Maureen O’Flynn, the Sondheim Musical is looking to be a real treat at the Colonial.
A new play about a sitting Supreme Court Justice, at Arena Stage in DC. “The Originalist” is a launching pad for a political discussion -and pretty daring, I would say..
From Stockbridge to Albany, WAM plans events that tell the stories of women and girls. Most interesting is the launch of Fresh Takes, a new series of play readings that will feature area theatre professionals.
Wilde’s first play turned out to be a largely unsuccessful venture, finding its way to New York for its premiere only to close just one week later. This production explores some creative choices that make us wonder why.
No theatre is more beautifully located than the Weston, Vermont playhouse. A tempting season is all the more reason to make them a destination this year.
Agatha Christie, Charles Busch, Irving Berlin and the regional premiere of The Addams Family are on tap for the affordable Theater Barn in New Lebanon, NY.
During our long, hard winter, there’s nothing like the warmth of an audience having fun at the 10X10 New Play Festival.
(Early preview) “Dancing Lessons” is about a guy with high-functioning autism (Asperger’s syndrome) as he tries to navigate a relationship with a Broadway dancer (Palughi), now sidelined with injuries.
Larry Murray takes a satirical look at the choice of host for the 2014 Tony Show and sees them “butching it up.”
At New York’s Theatre for the New City, a provocative story of tragedies compounded by a deaf government that makes terrorists out of ordinary people.
The 40-year-old actor got to dress like a hussy and got kissed by two lipstick-smacking guys in drag as he picked up his Award and a lot of spoofing from Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Club..
From “Putting it Together” to “The Full Monty,” the Mac plans a crowd-pleasing season with fresh, youthful casts, bare-bones music and truly affordable ticket prices.
Imagine a play about a thief who bumbles, botches, bungles and blunders his burglery instead. Milo Jordan sort of liked him, perhaps because the homeowner was even more clueless. Read on…
Best season yet? With eight shows and a youth production announced, Barrington Stage’s 20th season is full of delightful surprises and a bit of the unknown, too.
Two theatre companies announced their summer seasons today. Here are the highlights of the shows and dates.
A hit at the 2012 Berkshire Fringe Festival, Dark has been re-imagined and streamlined in preparation for a US and UK Tour in 2016. Playing Feb. 21-March 2 at the Mixed Company theatre in Great Barrington.
Always the highlight of the winter theatre season, the 10X10 New Play Festival is about to begin.
Anton Chekhov’s final, and most famous work is now in the hands of one of the country’s most insightful theatre directors.
On Feb. 11 The Supreme Court will once again attempt to define dance, ponder nudity in opera houses vs. strip-clubs, and ask whether naked erotic dancing is artistic expression or immoral conduct.
The Tony Award winning play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” is nestled between” Julius Caesar” and “Romeo and Juliet.”
A new play by DIck Brukenfeld asks “what if” the kidnapping of a reporter had turned out differently….
A divorced couple, honeymooning with new spouses, run into each other. The results are hilarious.
As the story of War Horse unfolds, you forget the horses are puppets as they come to life on stage.
Flashdance the Musical blends the hit songs from the movie with some new tunes for an enjoyable evening of musical theatre.
Filled with energetic dance numbers and unique characters, Hairspray JR. is a near-perfect youth show that celebrates diversity and can bring audiences to their feet with its positive message and off-beat sense of humor.
We welcome Milo Jordan, our New York critic as he reviews a difficult play, that proves to be “A satisfying exploration of the state of depression and suicide” Playing until Jan. 26.
Love, money, murder and mystery all factor into this Victorian puzzle play.