Category: Acting
Meet the Hardest Working Man in New York Theatre
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, August 10, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Between acting, directing, writing and teaching, Tony nominee Austin Pendleton is always busy -- and that's how he likes it --- While most of his industry peers take a break during the dog days of August, Austin Pendleton is working up a sweat in NYC, juggling multiple projects. Earlier this summer, he spent his days directing the revival of John...
He Wants You to Crack Up at His Breakup
By ALLISON CONSIDINE
Thursday, August 09, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Aug 9, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Gianmarco Soresi analyzes his love life and his art in Less Than 50% --- When it comes to romance, playwright and stand-up Gianmarco Soresi admits he's a bit cynical, like many of his fellow millennials. He unpacks his generation's skeptical attitude toward relationships -- especially marriage -- in his new autobiographical comedy Less Than 50%, currently...
Turning a Reality-TV Obsession Into Experimental Theatre
By BILLY MCENTEE
Thursday, August 02, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Aug 2, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Two Yale School of Drama students deconstruct their love for The Real Housewives --- Andy Cohen, the executive producer of The Real Housewives, recently told Seth Meyers that the Bravo franchise is "an escape from reality." But superfans Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley disagree with that assessment. To these two theatre artists, the Housewives aren't...
How Do You Feel About Antonin Scalia?
By FRANK RIZZO
Tuesday, July 31, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jul 31, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The Originalist wants to challenge your perspective on the late Supreme Court Justice --- Washington, D.C.-based stage actor Edward Gero has tackled a wide range of heavies in his career, from Shakespeare villains to Richard Nixon. But he says he's never felt theatregoers tense up the way they do when he plays famously conservative Supreme Court Justice...
Feeding You More Than Laughs
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, July 27, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Renée Taylor looks back on her life and her love, Joseph Bologna, in her solo memoir My Life on a Diet --- After more than a half century of working on projects with her husband, actor-writer Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor didn't let his death stand in the way of their continued collaboration. Although Bologna passed away last summer,...
What's It Like to Star in a Cult Musical?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Thursday, July 26, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Stephanie Hsu on why her role in Be More Chill is so groundbreaking --- Stephanie Hsu realized something was happening when she started getting tagged in fan art of her Be More Chill character: theatre-obsessed teenager Christine Canigula. She was surprised that young people from all over the world had discovered an obscure musical that only ran for...
Big, Blonde and Beautiful in Her Broadway Debut
By RAVEN SNOOK
Tuesday, July 24, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jul 24, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
How Bonnie Milligan is breaking body stereotypes in Head Over Heels --- From the very first reading of the Go-Go's musical Head Over Heels in 2014, Bonnie Milligan knew she was perfect for the part of Pamela, a hilariously narcissistic Elizabethan princess. That's probably because the show's original book writer, Avenue Q Tony winner Jeff Whitty,...
How Are Six Performers Playing One Part?
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Thursday, July 12, 2018  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
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Inside the unusual process of making Mary Page Marlowe --- When Susan Pourfar was cast as the title character in Tracy Letts' Mary Page Marlowe, which traces seven decades of an ordinary woman's life, she geared up for the role in an unusual way -- by consulting all the other Mary Page Marlowes. Pourfar is one of six actresses (plus a baby doll) portraying...
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