by Jay Irwin - Mar 10, 2017

I want to start off, Dear Readers, by stating that I really did enjoy ACT's current production of "Tribes". There are some great performances and it's a funny, engaging play with rich dialog. But even with my level of enjoyment in the moments of the play I can't help but also see some glaring shortcomings in the piece itself specifically having to do with the characters and their arcs. But let's set the stage (so to speak) first. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/21/2015
by BWW - Jun 21, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/21/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/14/2015
by BWW - Jun 14, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/14/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/07/2015
by BWW - Jun 7, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/07/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Frank Corrado Betrays His Passion for Pinter
by Erica Miner - Jun 2, 2015

Frank Corrado has sported just about every hat available in the theatre world (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/31/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - THE FIGARO PLAYS in Rep at the McCarter Theatre Center
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2014

The McCarter Theatre Center presents two all-new adaptations of Pierre Beaumarchais' comic masterpieces that inspired Rossini and Mozart's operas: The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro. Filled with material rarely seen by modern theatregoers (due to being cut by censors for the operas), The Figaro Plays will contain fresh surprises, unexpected laughs, and new insight for 21st century audiences. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO at McCarter Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

McCarter Theatre Center presents two all-new adaptations of Pierre Beaumarchais' comic masterpieces that inspired Rossini and Mozart's operas: The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro. Filled with material rarely seen by modern theatregoers (due to being cut by censors for the operas), The Figaro Plays will contain fresh surprises, unexpected laughs, and new insight for 21st century audiences. BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Marriage of Figaro below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BARBER OF SEVILLE at McCarter Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

McCarter Theatre Center presents two all-new adaptations of Pierre Beaumarchais' comic masterpieces that inspired Rossini and Mozart's operas: The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro. Filled with material rarely seen by modern theatregoers (due to being cut by censors for the operas), The Figaro Plays will contain fresh surprises, unexpected laughs, and new insight for 21st century audiences. Scroll down for a first look at The Barber of Seville! (more...)

Adam Green and Neal Bledsoe Star in Stephen Wadsworth's FIGARO PLAYS at McCarter, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

He may not have money, he may not have power...but where there's a wit, there's a way. Figaro is a comic chameleon unmatched across history: clever, insubordinate, restless, lustful, agent of chaos, champion of love, jack of all trades, and man for all seasons. For more than two hundred years, this wily valet has spoken words that have incited revolution and performed deeds that make audiences fall in love with him time and again. (more...)

Adam Green and Neal Bledsoe to Star in Stephen Wadsworth's FIGARO PLAYS at McCarter, 4/1-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

He may not have money, he may not have power...but where there's a wit, there's a way. Figaro is a comic chameleon unmatched across history: clever, insubordinate, restless, lustful, agent of chaos, champion of love, jack of all trades, and man for all seasons. For more than two hundred years, this wily valet has spoken words that have incited revolution and performed deeds that make audiences fall in love with him time and again. (more...)

THE DUMB WAITER, CELEBRATION et al. Set for ACT's Pinter Festival, 7/20-8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre announces a full-scale theatrical celebration of the works of modern master and Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter. Famous for his biting humor and a favorite of professionals, scholars, and people who like their humor on the darker side, ACT looks to introduce the city of Seattle to many of Pinter's lesser known and rarely produced works in its Pinter Festival, running July 20 - August 26, 2012. (more...)


by Jay Irwin - Jul 28, 2012

No tricks, no flash, no exploding video walls or gaudy production numbers. Just an ensemble of some of Seattle's most gifted actors brilliantly savoring the meaty dialogue of Harold Pinter. That's how ACT started off their Pinter Festival last night with their productions of "The Dumb Waiter" and "Celebration". Just outstanding storytelling and plain great theater. (more...)

THE DUMB WAITER, CELEBRATION et al. Set for ACT's Pinter Festival, Now thru 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre presents a full-scale theatrical celebration of the works of modern master and Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter. Famous for his biting humor and a favorite of professionals, scholars, and people who like their humor on the darker side, ACT looks to introduce the city of Seattle to many of Pinter's lesser known and rarely produced works in its Pinter Festival, running today, July 20 - August 26, 2012. (more...)

THE DUMB WAITER, CELEBRATION et al. Set for ACT's Pinter Festival, 7/20-8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre announces a full-scale theatrical celebration of the works of modern master and Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter. Famous for his biting humor and a favorite of professionals, scholars, and people who like their humor on the darker side, ACT looks to introduce the city of Seattle to many of Pinter's lesser known and rarely produced works in its Pinter Festival, running July 20 - August 26, 2012. (more...)

Richard Baird, Frank Corrado et al. Set for North Coast Rep NO MAN'S LAND Reading Tonight, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents a Special Classic Reading Series Event: NO MAN'S LAND by Harold Pinter and featuring Richard Baird, Frank Corrado, David Ellenstein & Ken Ruta tonight, June 11th at 8p.m. (more...)

Works by Harold Pinter, Artwork by Gerrit Greve, and More Continue thru June at North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

North Coast Repertory Theatre has announced its summer events through June 2012, including works by Harold Pinter, artwork by Gerrit Greve and Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM. See full details below. (more...)

Richard Baird, Frank Corrado et al. Set for North Coast Rep NO MAN'S LAND Reading, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents a Special Classic Reading Series Event: NO MAN'S LAND by Harold Pinter and featuring Richard Baird, Frank Corrado, David Ellenstein & Ken Ruta on Monday June 11th at 8p.m. (more...)

ACT to Feature Pinter Festival & Represent! Multicultural Playwrights Festival this Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre's Mainstage switches from the farcical marriage comedy of Lewis Black's One Slight Hitch to the dark and haunting humor of Harold Pinter. The Hansberry Project also brings to the stage Seattle's second Multicultural Playwrights Festival. The Seagull Project presents their first in a series of Russian readings with The Great Soul of Russia, and in The Construction Zone, ACT will feature Steven Dietz and his new play, A Year Without Summer. (more...)

Works by Harold Pinter, Artwork by Gerrit Greve, and More Continue thru June at North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

North Coast Repertory Theatre has announced its summer events through June 2012, including works by Harold Pinter, artwork by Gerrit Greve and Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM. See full details below. (more...)

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