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B’way PR Giant Boneau/Bryan-Brown Flatters CF Report with ‘5 Questions’

With deference, to be sure, to the great, if largely forgotten, Charles Caleb Colton.

Some (Theater) Critics Drink. So What?

More critics would like more shows -- or at least be kinder to them -- if more of them actively drank.

HERE Plucking New Artists for HARP

HARP nurtures hybrid artists and their audiences through cross-disciplinary exchange, peer-driven discussions and long-term development.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Jeffrey Solomon

"Someone asked me if I have a sexual thing for Santa Claus," says Solomon. "And the answer is NO."

“Special 5 Questions”: Robert McCaskill Interviews Alex Lyras

Says McCaskill, "I'm at an age when sleeping with someone means you actually go to sleep."

British Equity Backs Co. Selling Downloads of Dramas. Will U.S. Equity...

Will Actors' Equity join the march toward the 21st century? Or will the American theater be a backwater?

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Peter Tear

"What gets me going," says 59E59 Theaters' executive director, "is a play with universality, regardless of where the play is set or where it comes from."

Taylor Mac’s “Lily’s Revenge”: A Flowery Adventure in Five-Part Harmony

Going to the theater is about practicing your emotions. You do it so when something like 9/11 happens, you don't act irresponsibly.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Stevie Holland

Prepping to play Mrs. Cole Porter, Holland considers life behind a songwriting genius.

Jason Eagan of Ars Nova Unlocks His Secrets

Ars Nova treats theater, comedy and music less as a nutritional supplement and more like the meal itself.

On the NY Theatre Workshop-Deaf Actor Controversy: Where Do You Draw...

"We simply see that this situation arose from the lack of knowledge that Rebecca Gilman, the writer, and director Doug Hughes have of our community."

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: John Douglas Thompson

Expressionism "fills in the gap between theater and film," says Thompson. "It's an old idea combining text and visuals in increasingly dynamic ways."

New Review: Inventing Avi (And Other Theatrical Maneuvers)

A zany comedy about the theater that actually lands far more humorous punches than you would think.

Sail of the Century: Donal O’Kelly On Frederick Douglass and ‘The...

Pivoting off a famous Frederick Douglass quote, actor-writer Donal O'Kelly says, "I see how our job as artists is to help craft the demand which power must concede."

Ars Nova Announces ANT Fest 2009

A total of 32 shows, from crypto-zoology horror spectacles to spoken word prodigies, magic, vaudeville and dance squads.

National Asian American Theater Festival to Run Oct. 13-18

More than 100 Asian-American theater artists will converge for a panoply of performances.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Catherine Wolf

There were professional performers on her mother's side, says actress Catherine Wolf. On her father's side, there were sail makers, lobsterman, boat builders and painters.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Jaygee Macapugay

If she could pick her dream shoes, says Jaycee Macapugay, playing the title role in the musical Imelda, it would be Christian Louboutin, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Jennifer Mudge

I'm a big believer in starting with how a character is similar to you... I do get nervous, though, when people say "transform." I mean, into what?

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Jenny Fellner

"I went back and watched the Kill Bill movies," she says, "as I believe they are a beautiful representation of horrible vengeance-related murders that somehow have you rooting for the killer."
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