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Ayn Rand

 
Ayn Rand Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 02, 1905
Date Of Death:
March 06, 1982 (77)
Birth Place:
St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
 
Ayn Rand Headshot
Date of Birth: February 02, 1905
Date of Death: March 06, 1982 (77)

Birth Place: St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
Review: MONOPOLY LIFESIZED, London Photo Review: MONOPOLY LIFESIZED, London
by Franco Milazzo - Dec 5, 2022

“Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.” Attributed to Nobel Prize-winning economist and Ali G interviewee JK Galbraith, this is the phrase that rolls around my head as I venture into the Crystal Maze-like Monopoly Lifesized, a highly entertaining take on arguably art’s single greatest monument to the pursuit of personal wealth.

New Julian Rosefeldt Film Installation Makes North American Debut At Park Avenue Armo Photo New Julian Rosefeldt Film Installation Makes North American Debut At Park Avenue Armory
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will close out its 2022 season with the North American premiere of a new commission by German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt.

Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere Photo Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Eric Krebs & THEATER555 will present a staged reading of Last Day by Richard Vetere. Inspired by the William Butler Yeats quote, 'The beautiful and innocent have no enemy but time.' Last Day is a vigorous exploration of love & friendship at the end of the 20th Century.

New Julian Rosefeldt Film Installation Makes North American Debut At Park Ave Armory  Photo New Julian Rosefeldt Film Installation Makes North American Debut At Park Ave Armory This Fall
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will close out its 2022 season with the North American premiere of a new commission by German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt.

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Accepts the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards Photo VIDEO: Helen Mirren Accepts the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

The Screen Actors Guild Awards were held last night, Sunday, Feb. 27 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, and aired on TNT and TBS. Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett presented Helen Mirren with the 57th Life Achievement Award, which was preceded by a montage of some of her most iconic screen performances.

BWW Review: Scoundrel and Scamp Brings Dickens Classic to Sacred Desert Photo BWW Review: Scoundrel and Scamp Brings Dickens Classic to Sacred Desert
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Dec 13, 2021

In A SONORAN DESERT CAROL, Claire Mannle had the insight to adapt Charles Dickens' Christmas classic as a sacred homage to our native ancestors, but not without admonishing the predatory elites of our modern economic system. Dickens would likely approve the latter inasmuch as income inequality had become a chief ingredient of his social criticism.

Park Avenue Armory Announces 2022 Season Photo Park Avenue Armory Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021

Park Avenue Armory announced today its programming for the coming year, returning with a robust 2022 season of multidisciplinary productions and installations-–including new commissions, and world and North American premieres-–that offer bold visions for our future and timely reexaminations of our past.

BWW Review: Wall Street Takes Center Stage at Live Theatre Workshop Photo BWW Review: Wall Street Takes Center Stage at Live Theatre Workshop
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Oct 25, 2021

In DRY POWDER (uninvested capital), Ms. Burgess acknowledges income inequality from the vantage point of elite power brokers, the oft-maligned “one percenters” driving the nation's economic bus to a cliff’s edge. As stagnant wages and unemployment take front and center in our political discourse, the playwright amplifies the reality by exposing the sinister forces behind the flailing American manufacturing industry and a crumbling labor market.

Avon Players to Present NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH Photo Avon Players to Present NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021

Live theatre will return to Avon Players in time for its 75th season as the company presents Night of January 16th running September 24-October 9. Night of January 16th is a courtroom drama by Ayn Rand.  The play depicts the trial of Karen Andre (Hosanna Phillips of Hazel Park), who is accused of murdering Bjorn Faulkner, her boss and secret lover.

THE DISCIPLE to Receive World Premiere at the Wild Project Photo THE DISCIPLE to Receive World Premiere at the Wild Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021

Thirdwing, a theater company with roots planted in both the live and streaming theater realms, is launching its inaugural live performance with the world premiere of THE DISCIPLE, written and directed by Rachel Carey. 

The Community Players Pay Tribute to Brian Mulvey with Special Virtual Production of  Photo The Community Players Pay Tribute to Brian Mulvey with Special Virtual Production of NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021

The Community Players, currently celebrating their 100th season, will be presenting a very special virtual production of the Ayn Rand comedy Night of January 16th, which is dedicated to the memory of Brian Mulvey, a longtime director, actor, designer, scenic artist, technician, board member, past president and good friend.

Northlight Continues Free INTERPLAY Series Of New Play Readings Photo Northlight Continues Free INTERPLAY Series Of New Play Readings
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2021

Northlight Theatre continues to engage audiences with its commitment to developing new work with free Interplay readings.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 9- with Anika Larsen, Ruthie Ann Miles, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 9- with Anika Larsen, Ruthie Ann Miles, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 9, 2021

Today (March 9) in live streaming: ladies take over Stars in the House, Next Year, Some Year is back, and more!

Northlight Theatre Presents THE CATASTROPHIST by Lauren Gunderson Photo Northlight Theatre Presents THE CATASTROPHIST by Lauren Gunderson
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2021

Northlight Theatre continues to engage audiences with its commitment to developing new work with two new plays.

Filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook, Photo Filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, Ayn Rand Institute's Yaron Brook, & Carmine Appice Up Next on TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2021

Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond, the writers and directors of MY LITTLE SISTER, author Yaron Brook, and Vanilla Fudge's Carmine Appice are Tom Needham's special guests on THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

Helen Mirren Believes that Shakespeare Should Not Be Taught in Schools Photo Helen Mirren Believes that Shakespeare Should Not Be Taught in Schools
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2020

Helen Mirren has revealed that she does not believe Shakespeare should be taught in schools.

24th Istanbul Theatre Festival to Meet Audiences on Stage and Screens in November Photo 24th Istanbul Theatre Festival to Meet Audiences on Stage and Screens in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

The 24th edition of the Istanbul Theatre Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding Energy Group Companies Aygaz, Opet and Tüpraş, will be held between 14 November and 1 December 2020 both on stage and online with a hybrid programme.

Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October Photo Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present Wolf 359's TEMPING an interactive, immersive and site specific solo theatrical experience. It is written by Michael Yates Crowley (The Rape of the Sabine Women, The Ted Haggard Monologues) and directed by Michael Rau.

The Wild Project Teams With Thirdwing to Offer THE FEMALE GENIUS Online Photo The Wild Project Teams With Thirdwing to Offer THE FEMALE GENIUS Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2020

Thirdwing, a digital theater company designed to develop plays directly for streaming as well as for the live stage, launched just before massive closures due to COVID-19. This meant that Thirdwing's first live stage offering, Rachel Carey's THE FEMALE GENIUS, running from April 14 - April 18 at The Wild Project in NYC, was canceled.

Yaron Brook Talks Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED, FOUNTAINHEAD & Covid-19 On Tom Needham's Photo Yaron Brook Talks Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED, FOUNTAINHEAD & Covid-19 On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2020

Author Yaron Brook is Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM. He will be discussing what one can learn from Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED and FOUNTAINHEAD during the Covid-19 Crisis.

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