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The Theater Company Is 1927; The Technology Is Cutting Edge

Lots of theater companies use animation and video projection. None uses it quite like the British troupe called 1927. The company has combined vintage style with sophisticated technology to carve out a unique niche in the theater.

1927's newest play, Golem, has just opened in London to rave …

Theater

NoHo, Arts District.com North Hollywood Restaurants in North Hollywood News, Art Galleries, Dance Classes, Theatres in North Hollywood

No one ever said NoHo wasn’t a unique neighborhood with a ton of fun things to do.…

Here’s your NoHo arts community update! We look forward to sharing …

Performing Arts

NYC Theater Continues L.A. Expansion

New York's theater community continue to expand its beachhead in Los Angeles. One of three new plays by female playwrights commissioned by Rising …

Los Angeles

Works by Duffy, Kraar McCabe Set for 2015 'First Breath' Reading Series Next Week

Playwrights Duffy, Kraar and McCabe were all finalists among two hundred writers who submitted full-length plays for consideration in the studio's …

Acting

Should some plays be seen and not read?

Buy a programme for Mike Bartlett’s new play Game and, apart from the expected background articles and CVs of the cast, you encounter the present tension between two styles of theatre.

Directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether, Game is a 55-minute dystopia about a culture in which the …

Tom Stoppard

Frantic Assembly Masterclass: Building Blocks for Devising

Still centre stage at 90: Peter Brook, human earthquake of modern theatre

The record books insist that Peter Brook will be 90 on Saturday. Personally, I find it hard to believe. I last bumped into Brook about 18 months ago at a new play about Kashmir at the Royal Court’s Theatre Upstairs. I casually asked if he was staying in London for long. “Absolutely not,” he said. …

Theater

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READ ... about what’s happening in the theatre worldwide today. What’s the new theatrical movements and the seeds of 21st century theatre.

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Frozen

Can we bear the unbearable? That question is at the heart of Bryony Lavery’s 1998 play, here being revived in the Park Theatre’s studio space, about …

Ian Brown

Susan Elkin: Too many actors, not enough roles

Every time a college or school launches a course I mention it enthusiastically, either here or on The Stage website. I always aim

Acting

Poll: Is musical theatre being damaged by a producer-led model? | Opinion

Musical Theatre

The Stage Scholarships 2015: Stella Mann College of Performing Arts

Nineteen-year-old Katelyn Greenwood was so nervous in the run up to her first audition at Stella Mann College of Performing Arts that

College & University

The Big Interview: Jez Bond | Features, Interviews

Park Theatre artistic director Jez Bond is a poster boy for theatrical endeavour and enterprise. When he sets his mind to do something, he does it. …

Theater

Sweeney Todd review – West End pop-up pie shop production triumphs

In October 2014, Tooting Arts Club – a producing company which makes work for and in south-London's otherwise theatreless Tooting – hit upon an …

Sweeney Todd

Alan Bennett in conversation: part two

Hedwig and the Angry Inch review – John Cameron Mitchell in the raw

“How did some slip of a girlyboy from communist East Berlin become the internationally ignored song stylist barely standing before you?”

That line has long been part of the Hedwig and the Angry Inch script. But on Broadway last night, the barely standing was new. So was the spangled crutch.

“You’re …

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Stevie (Hampstead Theatre)

Zoë Wanamaker's voice is the making of Stevie. It is an orchestra of a voice, and sometimes the wind section leads, sometimes the brass. She can …

Hampstead Theatre

12 Hot Young Choreographers Strut Their Stuff at the Hong Kong Arts Festival

Bruce Liu and Takao Komaru in Ata Wong's Chater Road (Photo: Keith Hiro)

Originality and crackerjack dancing were on ample display at the Hong Kong Arts Festival's Contemporary Dance Series last week. Young Hong Kong choreographers furnished two double bills and a third programme crammed with seven …

Hong Kong

The Royale, Bush Theatre, review: 'beautiful frenzy'

This powerful play about about a black, early-20th century boxing champion reaches beyond the sport into race relations, says Ben Lawrence

Boxing, more than any other sport, is suited to theatrical exploration. The confines of the ring produce an intimacy and immediacy, while the taut discipline of …

Theater

The best West End musicals on now

The best West End musicals to see in London plus The Telegraph's reviews of those to look out for

KINKS MUSICAL: SUNNY AFTERNOON

Where: Harold Pinter Theatre
Address:
6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN

In a nutshell: Rightly raved about at Hampstead Theatre in May, and cannily whisked into the West End …

England

Siri talk to me! Readers’ Favorite with FIVE STARS

Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite

‘Siri…Talk To Me by Mike Haridy is a book of discovery about the origins

and life of a personal …

Arthur Miller quiz – how much do you know about the great playwright?

On the 10th anniversary of his death, test your knowledge of the man behind Death of a Salesman, All My Sons and A View from the Bridge

Quizzes

Lippy review – dynamo playwright Mark O’Halloran is a name to watch

Dublin-based company Dead Centre’s Lippy staggers under the imaginative weight of its own lively ideas. Mark O’Halloran, its dynamo playwright, is a name to watch. The show begins with a meta-theatrical flourish and the pretence that we are all gathered at the end of the play for an aftershow Q&A …

Reviews

With 'Carrie: The Musical,' you can't say they haven't tried

Never underestimate the power of stagecraft. Case in point: ”Carrie: The Musical,” now receiving a mind-blowing immersive production at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford and Lawrence D. Cohen’s adaptation of the Stephen King novel about a telekinetic misfit and …

Theater

Take a “Breath” and Watch Samuel Beckett’s One-Minute Play

As Samuel Beckett’s writing progressed through the ’60s, it became even more minimal, despairing, and bleak. It was as if he was paring away as much …

Nick Payne, Einstein’s Brain Will Play Manhattan Theatre Club Next Season

With the sold-out run of Constellations starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson having just closed at its Broadway mainstage, the nonprofit Manhattan …

Albert Einstein

Citizens Theatre to Bring LANARK to Edinburgh International Festival

The Citizens Theatre returns to the Edinburgh International Festival for the first time in 17 years with a new adaptation by David Greig of Alasdair …

Festivals

The Washington Post Award to Honor National New Play Network at 2015 Helen Hayes Awards

In partnership with The Washington Post, theatreWashington announced today that National New Play Network NNPN, a nation-wide alliance of nonprofit …

Awards

Secret Apple TV controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

Your Apple TV remote can do far more than the simple set of buttons make it seem!Apple has just reduced the price of the Apple TV to $69 and that …

Apple TV