January 2015

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Flea TV

    This is a really heartwarming theater story about how an enterprising New York City video production crew, VisualArtsTV, had an already comprised and cut-rate commercial shoot abruptly cancelled. […]

Ten Snow Shows

There’s a blizzard. Hartford Stage has cancelled its Tuesday performance of Private Lives, but hopes the Wednesday night show will go on as planned. The theater’s also added a performance […]

Theater MOJO

I love getting my theater news from MOJO—The Music Magazine. It’s an important British rock mag, renowned for its mix of historical articles and reviews of current releases. Recent issues […]

Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues turns 19 this year. It remains a touchstone of her career and has become iconic of a certain type of political theater—the intimate, personalized, humor-laden conversational […]

Anything Ol' Willie Said

This latest Shakespearean Riverdale moment was found in a lovingly rendered tribute to longtime Archie scribe Frank Doyle, at http://zvbxrpl.blogspot.com/2005/11/frank-doyle-archies-comic.html

Hitting Their Marks

  Samuel Clemens, on his days as a newspaper reporter for the Morning Call in San Francisco in the 1860s: By nine in the morning I had to be [at […]

Gilpins in Hand

The Script in Hand reading series at Westport Country Playhouses always have surprising cast announcements. Sometimes it’s an unexpected big name. Sometimes it’s a someone you thought was dead or […]