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BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES at the Storch Theater Photo BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES at the Storch Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Jan 27, 2020

Syracuse Stage along with the Syracuse Department of Drama brings a captivating and raw production of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves under the impressive direction of Melissa Rain Anderson. The production features numerous Syracuse University student actors along with members of the Actors' Equity Association as they bring the Pulitzer Prize nominated drama about nine young women soccer players to life with such immense intensity and talent. The production is intense, chilling, and brilliant.

Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES Photo Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

The Syracuse Stage season continues with the critically acclaimed 'The Wolves,' Sarah DeLappe's Pulitzer Prize nominated drama about nine young women soccer players. Co-produced with the Syracuse University Department of Drama and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, 'The Wolves' runs Jan. 22 - Feb. 16 in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse.

BWW Review: BUDDY...THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at New Theatre Restaurant Photo BWW Review: BUDDY...THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at New Theatre Restaurant
by Alan Portner - May 3, 2019

Most Midwesterners older than a certain age have heard the name and may even know how young Buddy Holly died.  Some fans know exactly where they were and from whom they heard the news.  Many fewer know much about Buddy's backstory.   That hole in the history in early Rock and Roll is plugged by the new production of "Buddy … The Buddy Holly Story" at New Theater Restaurant in Overland Park now through July 7.

BWW Review: INDECENT at Center Stage Photo BWW Review: INDECENT at Center Stage
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Mar 11, 2019

Paula Vogel's 2015 play Indecent, in a production now arrived at Center Stage after stops at D.C.'s Arena Stage and the Kansas City Rep, is a staggering tour de force of playwriting prowess that is also a tour of a largely forgotten world: international Yiddish theater shortly after the turn of the last century. A play about a play about a play, it follows Sholem Asch's God of Vengeance on a circular path, from Lodz, Poland in 1906 to Warsaw, to various stages in Europe, through Ellis Island and various New York theaters, culminating with an abortive stay on Broadway, and thence back to Lodz once more, at the peak of the Holocaust. And then, in a sort of coda, it concludes in Connecticut with the last days of Mr. Asch. All these parts are contained within an initial framing device in which, like Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, a stage manager named Lemml (Ben Cherry), introduces the players and musicians, apparently members of a turn-of-the-century Yiddish theater troupe, and identifies the kinds of parts they will play (like male and female Ingenues). Everything that follows, i.e. a play about presenting a play, is presented as a play performed by this troupe.

BWW Review: Dazzling and Uplifting INDECENT at Center Stage Photo BWW Review: Dazzling and Uplifting INDECENT at Center Stage
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Mar 8, 2019

Indecent is about the power of theater to dazzle and uplift. Playwright Vogel has discussed plays that make the hair stand up on her neck. That is exactly what Indecent does: makes the hairs stand up on the back of the neck, and we may be at a loss to explain.

BWW Review: INDECENT at KC Rep (Spencer Theatre) Photo BWW Review: INDECENT at KC Rep (Spencer Theatre)
by Paul Bolton - Jan 27, 2019

This production, of 'Indecent', triumphs through it's precision and timing of choreography, music, and intricate scene movement . Incorporating period musical numbers, that give reference to the time, this show is complete from beginning to its dramatic conclusion. "Indecent" runs approximately one hour and 45 minutes and is performed with no intermission.  The show runs through February 10, 2019 and tickets are available at KCRep.org or by calling (816) 235-2700

VIDEO: Go Inside Arena Stage's INDECENT Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Arena Stage's INDECENT
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

Arena Stage presents Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2018

Arena Stage presents Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Alan Henry - Dec 4, 2018

Arena Stage presents Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

Photo Flash: INDECENT Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: INDECENT Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by Julie Musbach - Nov 30, 2018

Arena Stage celebrated opening night of Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Check out the photos below!

BWW REVIEW: INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo BWW REVIEW: INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 30, 2018

There are some plays in the history of Broadway that you just scratch your head as to why they didn't have a longer run. Paula Vogel's Indecent is definitely one of those plays. It opened to rave reviews on Broadway, won the Tony Award for best direction and only ran 128 performances. The award win gave the show a considerable box office bump, but not enough to convince the show's producers to make a run of it in the summer heat. Thankfully, PBS preserved the Broadway production for posterity and the play is now getting a much deserved second life in regional theaters across the country.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

Arena Stage presents Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

VIDEO: Ben Cherry Talks INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo VIDEO: Ben Cherry Talks INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2018

Actor Ben Cherry is gearing up to star in Indecent at Arena Stage. He chatted with NBC Washington about the production, and gave a preview of what's to come. Check out the full feature below!

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For INDECENT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Regional Premiere Of INDECENT Photo Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Regional Premiere Of INDECENT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 21, 2018

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2018/19 season with the emotionally-intimate Broadway sensation, INDECENT, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel. Running January 18 through February 10, 2019 at Spencer Theatre, INDECENT is a co-production with Arena Stage and Baltimore Center Stage, and is directed by former KCRep artistic director, Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch, and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's INDECENT Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's INDECENT
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2018

Arena Stage presents Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater.

Review Roundup: Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City Photo Review Roundup: Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kansas City Repertory Theatre first show of its 20182019 season - the World Premiere musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, now on stage through September 30, 2018. Check out the photos below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Rep Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kansas City Repertory Theatre first show of its 20182019 season - the World Premiere musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, now on stage through September 30, 2018. Check out video of the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look At Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansa Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kansas City Repertory Theatre first show of its 20182019 season - the World Premiere musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, now on stage through September 30, 2018. Check out the photos below!

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