Posts Tagged ‘Broadway’

His Name is Ari Brand

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Up close and personal with the ‘Asher Lev’ star Among the Goliaths storming the New York City boards this year – Tony winners like Douglas Hodge, Shuler Hensley and Nathan Lane as well as marquee names like Alec Baldwin and Tom Hanks have or will graced the stage this season – one David has demonstrated remarkable [&hellip
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Crime Watch

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

images Watch Your Apple! Attention Upper West Siders: the 20th Precinct, along with precincts throughout the city, has received an uptick in complaints of Apple devices being stolen from public transportation, bars and off the street. Keep your eyes and hands on your iPhones, iPods, iPads and MacBooks at all times. More UWS Bank Fraud On [&hellip
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De-Clawed: Rob Ashford’s Starry ‘Cat’ Ain’t So Hot

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Joan Marcus The star-studded revival of Tennessee Williams’ ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ can’t hold the heat Fans of women-in-prison flicks should take note: Rob Ashford’s latest Broadway revival of the seminal Tennessee Williams work Cat on a Hot Tin Roof conjures up a woman who’s all boxed in. The inmate in question is the inimitable [&hellip
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Another Curtain Call for a New York Success Story

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

ACTRESS reflects ON SCARLETT JOHANSSON, STUDENT LOANS, the tv hit ‘glee’ AND TENNESSEE WILLIAMS By Angela Barbuti Debra Monk has a résumé most actresses can only dream of—with roles on Glee, NYPD Blue and Grey’s Anatomy—and those are just her television credits. The 63-year-old has just opened on Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tin [&hellip
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A Light Meal

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Joan Marcus ‘Picnic’ is  pretty as a picture, but often only skin deep Mare Winningham often plays the overlooked character – the girl left behind, the weary but steadfast wife, the beleaguered mother. Though known for her film work (the least Brat Pack-y cast member of St. Elmo’s Fire, 2 Emmys for her television work), her stage career [&hellip
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Brain Matter

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Photo by Joan Marcus In Laurie Metcalf, The Other Place offers the performance of the season We’ve all met people like Juliana Smithton, the prickly pharmaceutical researcher played with astonishing nuance by the inimitable Laurie Metcalf in Sharr White’s The Other Place. Accomplished, curt, sensible, Juliana is all business and no empathy, the kind of woman we have either [&hellip
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Doug’s Top 12 Theatre Picks for 2012, Pt 2

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

thewhale Below, find the top 6 theatrical contributions of the first half of the 2012-2013 season! Read Part 1 here. 6. Golden Boy Bartlett Sher’s impassioned revival proved Clifford Odets morality play to be completely accessible. In a sterling ensemble, Seth Numrich stood out with a breakout performance as the boxer caught between two professions and [&hellip
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