Posts Tagged Performing arts

‘Orphan Black’ star Tatiana Maslany eyes stage

In this June 19, 2014 file photo, actress Tatiana Maslany arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Second Stage Theatre said Tuesday, Oct. 21,  that Maslany will appear beside Tony Award nominee and “The Newsroom” actor Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute’s world premiere “The Way We Get By.”  he play will be directed by Leigh Silverman, who was nominated for a Tony Award last season for her direction of “Violet.” Previews begin May 12. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tatiana Maslany, the star of “Orphan Black,” will be finding a temporary home on an off-Broadway stage.

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‘Disgraced’ star Josh Radnor _ ‘a 24-hour thinker’

In this march 1, 2014 file photo, actor Josh Radnor arrives at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Radnor is on Broadway in Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced," a blistering play about a dinner party that spirals into a shouting match about race, Islam and culture.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File )

NEW YORK (AP) — For nine years, Josh Radnor played a hopeless romantic on TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” So he’s the perfect person to ask if his latest project is a good for a date night.

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Firestorm over Met opera hits fever pitch

In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo,  protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening  in New York to register their disapproval of the Met's decision to premiere the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," later in the season. The opera, about  the hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer, is expected to attract more protesters when it opens Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.

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Review: Play reveals tense birth of a classic film

In this image released by David Gersten & Sam Rudy Media, Larry Pine, left, and Vincent Kartheiser perform in a scene from "Billy & Ray", at the Vineyard Theatre in New York.  (AP Photo/David Gersten & Sam Rudy, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two tough guys, one tough script and their Herculean team effort to cram steamy sex and violence into a strictly-censored Hollywood studio film is the subject of Mike Bencivenga’s fascinating play “Billy & Ray.”

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Creator of ‘Found’ magazine amazed by musical

In this Oct. 10, 2014 photo, actor Nick Blaemire, left, and magazine publisher Davy Rothbart pose in downtown New York. Blaemire plays Rothbart in a semi-fictionalized musical account of the creation of the magazine "Found," which collects misdirected or discarded notes. (AP Photo/Mark Kennedy)

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after seeing himself onstage, Davy Rothbart was still a little dazed. The celebratory drinks afterward sure didn’t hurt, but those weren’t what kept him floored.

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