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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."

New Review: The River Crosses Rivers: Series A

While created by women playwrights of color, what's alluring about these plays isn't an obsession with ethnicity.

New Review: The Provenance of Beauty

A trip through the South Bronx, a part of New York City audiences rarely see. Is gentrification good or not? The author's ambivalence demands that outsiders decide.

New Review: The Retributionists

Daniel Goldfarb's play turns the tale of anti-German vengefulness in the wake of the Holocaust into a barely believable series of melodramatic occurrences.

NYU’s Alicia Hurley Commits Urban Rape: The Provincetown Playhouse’s Hole Grows

With the Provincetown Playhouse basically destroyed, NYU's Alicia Hurley should have a new title: "Vice President for Urban Rape."

“The Fantasticks” Has Run (Almost, Sorta) 50 Years. Can it Ever...

From 17,162 performances in Greenwich Village to the Snapple Theater Center. Juicy details to follow.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Laura Lynn MacDonald

With Wall Street crumbling, it seemed like a perfect time to delve in.

NYU’s Alicia Hurley Lied About the Provincetown Playhouse. Call 212-998-6859

Email Alicia Hurley at alicia.hurley@nyu.edu or call her at 212-998-6859 and tell her what you think of her "promise" to leave the walls of Provincetown Playhouse alone.

terraNOVA Names Seven Playwrights to Groundbreakers Group

Seven playwrights, six months, three table reads -- new theater.

CF Interviews: Louis Salamone, Owner/Creative Director, Theatres at 45 Bleecker

Actors' Equity, says Salamone, "comes down on its members like they killed the President."

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Rob Sedgwick

"Yes," says Rob Sedgwick, "I am very deranged." No argument here.
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