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BWW Interview: Director Reena Dutt's Keeping Real Busy with THE SITAYANA & Many Other Photo BWW Interview: Director Reena Dutt's Keeping Real Busy with THE SITAYANA & Many Other Projects
by Gil Kaan - Sep 8, 2021

East West Players, in partnership with San Francisco’s EnActe Arts and New York City’s Hypokrit Productions, presents the virtual world premiere of Lavina Jadhwani’s THE SITAYANA (OR HOW TO MAKE AN EXIT) beginning September 25, 2021. Lavina’s updated, upending take on the Hindu epic The Ramayana recounts the story through Sita’s eyes, rather than Ram’s eyes as in the original. Audiences attending the livestreams will be given a choice to one of the three unique incarnations of Sita. Had the chance to pose a few questions to THE SITAYANA’s director Reena Dutt on her history with THE SITAYANA and what she’s been doing the last pandemic months to keep creatively sane.  

PTP/NYC's A SMALL HANDFUL is Now Open Photo PTP/NYC's A SMALL HANDFUL is Now Open
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021

Sharing the experience of life in the extreme is the stuff of poetry. Expressed through the voice - an experiment in speech and song - we can discover something about the endurance of Anne Sexton's complex journey. The enfleshment of her poetry through speech, song, and performance breathes life into those words, even as the poet, herself, makes an ultimate exit.

PTP/NYC's Summer Program Opens Tonight Photo PTP/NYC's Summer Program Opens Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, will open its summer program tonight, as part of its 34th year, running July 9 - August 16, 2021.

PTP/NYC Will Present Three Online Events This Summer Photo PTP/NYC Will Present Three Online Events This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Each show premieres virtually on Friday at 7:30pm ET (July 9, July 23 & August 13). After the Friday premiere the stream will be available On Demand for four days - then disappears. Reservations are required to receive a link and password.

BWW Interview: Lynne Kaufman of DIVINE MADNESS at MarshStream Explores the Boundaries Photo BWW Interview: Lynne Kaufman of DIVINE MADNESS at MarshStream Explores the Boundaries Between Creativity and Insanity
by Jim Munson - Jan 28, 2021

If your former spouse wrote a book describing how they left you to take up with someone else, even quoting your personal letters during the breakup – what would you do? That is the tantalizing question explored by Lynne Kaufman in her newest play, 'Divine Madness,' debuting January 30th and 31st on MarshStream. Local stage favorites Julia McNeal and Charles Shaw Robinson will play the roles of celebrated writer Elizabeth Hardwick and poet Robert Lowell, who had a long and intensely complicated marriage. Lowell went on the win the Pulitzer for this work, while Hardwick was left destroyed. What are the chances you would reunite after that kind of public betrayal? BroadwayWorld spoke with Kaufman from her home in San Francisco to learn more about what prompted her to write about Hardwick and Lowell, and also to talk about her long and productive partnership with The Marsh, where her play Who Killed Sylvia Plath? recently won top honors at the The MarshStream International Solo Fest. Kaufman is a terrific conversationalist, at once uncommonly erudite and naturally chatty. It is also clear that she is a born storyteller. Even the simplest question can lead her to unexpected places, like a fascinating tale of meeting spiritual guru Ram Dass in Hawaii.

Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97 Photo Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2020

Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2020 Will Bring Tradition and Innovation to Joe's Pub Photo FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2020 Will Bring Tradition and Innovation to Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

The 20th anniversary of Flamenco Festival brings tradition and innovation paired with classic expressions and new fusions to Joe's Pub - a program and venue of The Public Theater.

PEAK Performances Presents World Premiere Of THE ROMANCE OF THE ROSE Photo PEAK Performances Presents World Premiere Of THE ROMANCE OF THE ROSE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

PEAK Performances presents the world premiere production of Kate Soper's opera The Romance of the Rose, directed by Michael Rau.

Opera Omaha Announces Third Annual ONE FESTIVAL Photo Opera Omaha Announces Third Annual ONE FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2020

Opera Omaha announces its third annual ONE FESTIVAL. The ONE Festival is a place for wild dreams, wilder execution, and exploration of those ideas on a grand scale. Programming is driven by the artists, not the executives. With an emphasis on experimentation and new worka?'yet not tethered to premieresa?'ONE fosters an environment that encourages and celebrates bold risks and transformative storytelling. At a glance, one might assume this is happening in NYC or LA; but this opera hothouse sizzles in the dead center of our country, far from the coasts. 

The Wallis Studio Ensemble Production Of LUCID Photo The Wallis Studio Ensemble Production Of LUCID
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2020

The Wallis Studio Ensemble presents LUCID, an original physical theatre work inspired by August Strindberg's A Dream Play, Carol Churchill's adaptation and the poems of Anne Sexton, from February 20 to 23 and February 28 to March 1, 2020 at the Hudson Theatre a?" Mainstage in Los Angeles.

Anne Sexton Videos

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Jason Alexander
by Robert Diamond - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Michael York
by Robert Diamond - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Kate Mulgrew
by Robert Diamond - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Len Cariou
by Robert Diamond - Mar 24, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Greg Jbara
by Robert Diamond - Mar 22, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word.


Anne Sexton Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Anne Sexton written?
Anne Sexton has written 2 shows including Mercy Street (Playwright), My Own Stranger (Source Material).