Lynn Lane News

BWW Interview: DRY POWDER Playwright Sarah Burgess Explores Morality in the Private Equity BoardroomBWW Interview: DRY POWDER Playwright Sarah Burgess Explores Morality in the Private Equity Boardroom
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 7, 2017

Sarah Burgess's DRY POWDER, now in its last week at the Alley, is a peek into the world of private equity, and an exploration of 21st century morality, that had a pretty simple beginning. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director James Robinson Talks HGO's NIXON IN CHINABWW Interview: Director James Robinson Talks HGO's NIXON IN CHINA
by Natalie de la Garza - Jan 27, 2017

Before the 24 hour news cycle and "I am not a crook" became one of the defining pop culture phrases of the '70s, Richard Nixon went to China, the first time a U.S. president ever visited the People's Republic. (more...)

Obsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric OperaObsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the thrilling story of a deadly love triangle set to Georges Bizet's most vivid and exciting music. No wonder it's so popular! Carmen heats up this winter in a new Lyric coproduction with two smoking-hot casts. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the StopsBWW Review: Houston Grand Opera's FAUST Pulls Out All the Stops
by Gary Laird - Nov 2, 2016

HGO's production of Gounod's FAUST puts the 'grand' in grand opera. The current production has all the bells and whistles - a timeless story, a top-notch cast, the costumes, sets and lighting of an all-out extravaganza. In short, it has everything the word 'opera' conjures up. And it's at the Wortham, all for you. (more...)

BWW Review: ELIXIR OF LOVE at Houston Grand OperaBWW Review: ELIXIR OF LOVE at Houston Grand Opera
by Gary Laird - Oct 26, 2016

BWW Review: Houston Grand Opera opens the season with an eye-popping ELIXIR OF LOVE (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alley Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: First Look at Alley Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Alley Theatre's Hubbard Theatre season opener, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is the Alley's 22nd Shakespearean production, celebrating the new stage enhancements with an expansive set, live music and 43 detailed costumes outfitting a full 19-member cast. The production features members of the Resident Acting Company and runs now through November 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: The Alley Theatre's HAND TO GOD Is Funny (Hand to God)BWW Review: The Alley Theatre's HAND TO GOD Is Funny (Hand to God)
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Aug 30, 2016

Laugh out loud, tears-in-your-eyes, dangerously close to wetting your pants funny. (more...)

The Dance Gallery Festival Sets 10th Anniversary LineupThe Dance Gallery Festival Sets 10th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Returning for its 10th anniversary Season, The Dance Gallery Festival, mentor and launchpad for new choreographic talent since 2007, will return to NYC this fall with more than 30 artists presenting all new work in three distinct and separate programs. (more...)

BWW Review: A Tangled Web - SPIDER'S WEB at the Alley TheatreBWW Review: A Tangled Web - SPIDER'S WEB at the Alley Theatre
by Guest Blogger: Gary Laird - Jul 22, 2016

Summer Chills at the Alley Theatre is all about entertainment. There are no axes to grind; no hidden depths to plumb, which is great, because it's too hot to do much besides sit in air-conditioned comfort and watch other people exert themselves. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Alley Tackles Its 23rd Agatha Christie Play with SPIDER'S WEBPhoto Flash: The Alley Tackles Its 23rd Agatha Christie Play with SPIDER'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Take a look at the devilishly devious stars of the Alley Theatre production of Agatha Christie's SPIDER'S WEB! (more...)

BWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY Still Sizzles Today At The Alley TheatreBWW Review: BORN YESTERDAY Still Sizzles Today At The Alley Theatre
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Jun 10, 2016

Garson Kanin's BORN YESTERDAY premiered on Broadway in 1946, and seventy years later it still entertains and gently enlightens. Regardless of the time period, the play is far more relevant than you'd think. Directed by Jonathan Moscone, the play is about wealth, political corruption, education and opportunity. As we drag along into the current presidential election, there is plenty to say on these topics, and evidently Kanin felt the same way back in the forties. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NETHER Disturbs and Delights at the AlleyBWW Review: THE NETHER Disturbs and Delights at the Alley
by Alexander Garza - May 20, 2016

THE NETHER is a chilling tale about how the division between technology and our lives begin to blur, and the ethical consequences that result when access to this technology fall into the wrong hands. Engaging performances from an all-star cast, unique character development, notable set and lighting designs, and intricate storytelling had me on the edge of my seat for its 85 minute run time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NETHER at Alley TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE NETHER at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd presents THE NETHER, a play written by Jennifer Haley and directed by Gregory Boyd and James Black. THE NETHER runs now through May 29 in the Neuhaus Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: NobleMotion Artistic Directors Talk L'DOR VADOR: THREE GENERATIONS OF POETRY AND DANCEBWW Interview: NobleMotion Artistic Directors Talk L'DOR VADOR: THREE GENERATIONS OF POETRY AND DANCE
by Katricia Lang - Apr 6, 2016

NobleMotion Dance's Andy Noble says art is in his family's DNA. Perhaps this is why his grandparents, Hans and Ilse Juergensen, and his mother, Claudia Juergensen Noble, are the nucleus of L'DOR VADOR: THREE GENERATIONS OF POETRY AND DANCE, he and his wife's multidisciplinary contemporary dance creation. (more...)

BWW Review: GROUNDED Is Taut And Focused At The Alley TheatreBWW Review: GROUNDED Is Taut And Focused At The Alley Theatre
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Apr 2, 2016

BWW Review: GROUNDED Honors The Humanity In All Of Us At The Alley Theatre (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at George Brant's GROUNDED at Alley TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at George Brant's GROUNDED at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Alley Theatre presents George Brant's tour de force production, Grounded. Director Jackson Gay collaborates with Alley Company Artist Elizabeth Bunch in this riveting one-woman show about a female fighter pilot's struggle to return to civilian life. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Houston Grand Opera's PRINCE OF PLAYERSPhoto Flash: First Look at Houston Grand Opera's PRINCE OF PLAYERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) presents the world premiere of PRINCE OF PLAYERS by distinguished American composer Carlisle Floyd on March 5, 11, and 13, 2016. A chamber opera in two acts, PRINCE OF PLAYERS is a high-spirited period piece that examines the fluidity of sexuality and gender roles. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage! (more...)

NobleMotion Dance Brings ORIGIN to The Barn This WeekendNobleMotion Dance Brings ORIGIN to The Barn This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

NobleMotion Dance, known for intense physicality, stunning theatricality, and unique collaborations, is excited to present the second annual Next Step Series, offering an original evening of work by Jesus Acosta, Catalina Alexandra, and Jennifer Mabus in their premier of Origin at The Barn, this weekend, January 22-23 at 8 PM. (more...)

NobleMotion Dance to Bring ORIGIN to The Barn, 1/22-23NobleMotion Dance to Bring ORIGIN to The Barn, 1/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

NobleMotion Dance, known for intense physicality, stunning theatricality, and unique collaborations, is excited to present the second annual Next Step Series, offering an original evening of work by Jesus Acosta, Catalina Alexandra, and Jennifer Mabus in their premier of Origin at The Barn, January 22-23 at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Baritone Joshua Hopkins Talks HGO's THE LITTLE PRINCEBWW Interview: Baritone Joshua Hopkins Talks HGO's THE LITTLE PRINCE
by Katricia Lang - Dec 7, 2015

Another treat in the midst of cold weather for Houstonians- Portman & Wright's THE LITTLE PRINCE, the second opera in HGO's holiday series. The two act opera, sung entirely in English, is based on French literary giant Antoine de Saint-Exupery's fantastical novella of the same name. A pilot, hopelessly stranded in the desert, makes the acquaintance of a Little Prince and, in their journey to safety, the two meet a cast of colorful characters and spark up an unlikely friendship. (more...)

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