Posts Tagged Performing arts

Review: Jim Parsons can’t save mindless ‘An Act of God’

This 2015 photo provided by Polk & Company shows, Jim Parsons, left, and Christopher Fitzgerald, in the play, "An Act of God," by David Javerbaum. (Jeremy Daniel/Polk & Company via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Latecomers, be warned: Miss the start of the new show at the Studio 54 theater this summer and you will be heckled by no less than God Almighty.

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How ‘Wolf Hall’ director Jeremy Herrin keeps audiences rapt

This photo provided by Jeffrey Richards Associates shows, from left, Ben Miles (standing) as William Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker (seated) as Henry VIII and Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn, in a scene from The Shakespeare Company production of Mantel's "Wolf Hall," directed by Jeremy Herinn. (Johan Persson/Jeffrey Richards Associates via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — If the Tony Award for best director was handed out on quantity alone, Jeremy Herrin would easily be the winner.

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Actor Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in Santa Fe

This May 25, 2015 booking photo provided by the Santa Fe County Jail shows actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard, who was arrested Monday, May 25, 2015, on suspicion of drunken driving in Santa Fe, N.M.  (Santa Fe County Jail, via AP)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant’s security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.

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Bob Marley musical tries to help heal an uneasy Baltimore

This image released by Center Stage shows Mitchell Brunings during a performance of the musical "Marley." (Richard Anderson/Center Stage via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they’re working on is very relevant to what’s going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this spring.

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Jessica Lange to return to Broadway in 2016 a familiar role

In a Sunday, March 15, 2015 file photo, Jessica Lange arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "American Horror Story: Freak Show" held at The Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles. The Roundabout Theatre Company said Tuesday, May 26, 2015 that Lange will return to Broadway next spring in a production of “Long Day's Journey Into Night,” playing the same role she did 15 years ago in London. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Lange will return to Broadway next spring in a production of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” playing the same role she did 15 years ago in London.

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