Posts Tagged Performing arts

Review: The play ‘Pocatello’ serves up family dysfunction

In this image released by The Publicity Office, T.R. Knight appears in a scene from Samuel D. Hunter’s new play, "Pocatello," in New York. (AP Photo/The Publicity Office, Jeremy Daniel)

NEW YORK (AP) — The loss of individuality in small-town America takes a beating in “Pocatello,” a new play by Samuel D. Hunter, whose dark comedy “The Whale” was well-received off-Broadway in 2012. The death of local culture and small family businesses by relentlessly advancing big-box franchises is the villain in Hunter’s quirky, sometimes bleak new work.

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‘True Blood’ actress Anna Camp to star in new play

In this June 17, 2014 file photo, actress Anna Camp arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of the 7th and final season of "True Blood" in Los Angeles. Camp, who also starred in the film “The Help” and the plays “Equus” and “The Country Girl” on Broadway, will lead the cast of “Verite” at the Claire Tow Theater starting Jan. 31. Moritz von Stuelpnagel will direct. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Pitch Perfect” and “True Blood” actress Anna Camp is returning to the stage, starring as a struggling writer in a new play by Nick Jones at Lincoln Center.

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Review: ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ sparkles

In this image released by The O+M Company shows Jonny Donahoe in a scene from “Every Brilliant Thing” at the Barrow Street Theatre in New York.  (AP Photo/O+M Co; Matthew Murphy)

NEW YORK (AP) — The thing about one-person shows is, you usually have to like the actor as well as the character they’re portraying.

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Review: A charming ‘Soul Doctor’ returns to NY

In this photo released by Richard Kornberg & Associates, Josh Nelson, left, and Dan’yelle Williamson appear in a scene from “Soul Doctor”, at the Actors Temple Theatre in New York.  (AP Photo/Kornberg & Associates, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — You don’t have to be Jewish to love Shlomo — but it helps.

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