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The Marsh Presents Lynne Kaufman's SUSAN SONTAG: THE SMARTEST WOMAN IN AMERICA Photo The Marsh Presents Lynne Kaufman's SUSAN SONTAG: THE SMARTEST WOMAN IN AMERICA
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021

The Marsh brings to life the fascinating mind and heart of Susan Sontag with Lynne Kaufman's solo play Susan Sontag: The Smartest Woman in America, starring Julia Brothers, directed by Warren David Keith, performed live on MarshStream.

HAIR to be Presented by The Stage Right Theatre Company This July Photo HAIR to be Presented by The Stage Right Theatre Company This July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

The Stage Right Theatre Company will be staging the landmark rock and roll musical classic 'Hair' Thursday July 8th through Saturday, July 10 at Hempfield Park in Hempfield Township. This outdoor staging will be in the Smail Ampitheatre.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 10-11- with Ali Stroker, Annette Bening and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 10-11- with Ali Stroker, Annette Bening and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 10, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 10-11, 2021.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- HAIR Returns to Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 31- HAIR Returns to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2021

After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, on this day in 2009, HAIR returned to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years.

Lincoln Center Activate Announces Anna Deavere Smith Series Photo Lincoln Center Activate Announces Anna Deavere Smith Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

Actress, playwright, and educator Anna Deavere Smith (Notes from the Field,¬†Twilight: Los Angeles) will present a special series¬†April 6‚Äď10, as part of¬†Lincoln Center Activate. Events include ¬†In Conversation: Anna Deavere Smith and Dr. Christopher Emdin and more.

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 ‚Äď 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.

The Marsh Unveils New Guest Line-up For Stephanie's Marshstream Photo The Marsh Unveils New Guest Line-up For Stephanie's Marshstream
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

The Marsh welcomes a diversified line-up of guests for¬†Stephanie's MarshStream¬†‚Äď from an acclaimed playwright to a leader at the forefront of curriculum education, Bay Area-based actors, a longtime public radio journalist, and more.

Lynne Kaufman's DIVINE MADNESS Explores Marriage, Betrayal, And Ethics On MarshStream Photo Lynne Kaufman's DIVINE MADNESS Explores Marriage, Betrayal, And Ethics On MarshStream
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2021

To kick off the New Year, The Marsh launches its Solo Performer Spotlight series with the MarshStream debut of Lynne Kaufman's new work, Divine Madness.

MarshStream Offerings Include Developing Connections During COVID, Shamanism, Climate Photo MarshStream Offerings Include Developing Connections During COVID, Shamanism, Climate Change, And More
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2020

The Marsh continues to offer a wide variety of new programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 15-16- with Betty Buckley, Christopher Jackson,  Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 15-16- with Betty Buckley, Christopher Jackson, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2020

This Weekend (August 15-16) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block sings with Seth Rudetsky, Carrie reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

MarshStream Announces its Line-up Through August 16 Photo MarshStream Announces its Line-up Through August 16
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2020

The Marsh continues to offer a wide variety of new programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.

Second Stage Theater Artistic Director Carole Rothman Elected To The American Academy Photo Second Stage Theater Artistic Director Carole Rothman Elected To The American Academy Of Arts & Sciences
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2020

Carole Rothman, Artistic Director and President of Second Stage Theater, has been elected to the 2020 class of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Second Stage Theater was founded by Rothman in 1979 and operates three New York City venues, exclusively dedicated to producing living American playwrights.

The Music Center's CEO Rachel S. Moore Elected to American Academy of Arts and Scienc Photo The Music Center's CEO Rachel S. Moore Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences Class of 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2020

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has named Rachel S. Moore, president and CEO of The Music Center, among its distinguished Class of 2020 inductees.

BWW Review: HAIR at CenterStage At JCC Photo BWW Review: HAIR at CenterStage At JCC
by Keith Waits - Feb 17, 2020

If you imagine a new production of the classic musical Hair will be a cozy, nostalgic revel in hippie culture you are partly right. But Hair was created as a bold and provocative statement of the counter culture to the establishment, and director Frank Goodloe's take on the material is faithful to both the stylistic and intellectual aesthetic that lies at the heart of the show.

New Repertory Theatre to Present HAIR, Opening January 27 Photo New Repertory Theatre to Present HAIR, Opening January 27
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2020

New Repertory Theatre presents Hair, with MacDermot's groundbreaking music and the show's progressive themes, Hair revolutionized musical theatre as Broadway's first rock musical in 1968. The production runs January 25 through February 23, 2020 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available, as well as free tickets for WIC/EBT cardholders.

HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL is Coming to the Mosesian Center for the  Photo HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL is Coming to the Mosesian Center for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

New Repertory Theatre will present Hair this winter. With MacDermot's groundbreaking music and the show's progressive themes, Hair revolutionized musical theatre as Broadway's first rock musical in 1968. The production runs January 25 through February 23, 2020 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets start at $25 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available, as well as free tickets for WIC/EBT cardholders.

Nuyorican Poets Cafe To Host Anti-Gentrification Event Photo Nuyorican Poets Cafe To Host Anti-Gentrification Event
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2019

On December 5th, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe proudly presents a panel with Jeremiah Moss (author of Vanishing New York), Sarah Schulman (author of Gentrification of the Mind) and Betty Yu (co-founder of the Chinatown Art Brigade). These activists and authors will discuss the personal and social impacts of gentrification, and explore effective forms of anti-gentrification activism. The talk will center on the history, and current state, of gentrification in the Lower East Side. Poetic performances by muMs, Caridad De La Luz, and Darian Dauchan will finish out the night.

Review: American Tribal Rock Musical HAIR is Still Relevant After 50 Years Photo Review: American Tribal Rock Musical HAIR is Still Relevant After 50 Years
by Shari Barrett - Oct 30, 2019

HAIR was written more than 50 years ago by Gerome Ragni, James Rado and Galt MacDermot and broke new ground in musical theatre by defining the genre of 'rock musical' as well as using a racially integrated cast and inviting the audience onstage to join in the a?oeBe-Ina?? finale. But at the time it opened off Broadway at the end of 1967, it seemed unlikely that HAIR would be relevant five decades later. A product of the hippie counter-culture, sexual revolution, and Vietnam War protests of the late 1960s, several of its songs became anthems of the anti-war movement, while its profanity, depiction of the use of illegal drugs, treatment of open sexuality, irreverence for the American flag, and full-frontal nude scene caused much comment and controversy at the time. Yet today it seems what was shocking has become so common place that even a few children were in the audience at the performance I attended.

BWW Review: Peace, Love, and the Sun Shines in Theatre UAB's HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBA Photo BWW Review: Peace, Love, and the Sun Shines in Theatre UAB's HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL at Alys Stephens Center.
by David Edward Perry - Oct 18, 2019

Theatre UAB is offering a rendition of 'Hair' worth breaking out your vintage Rolling Stones T-Shirt or fringe vest and bell-bottoms. Theatre UAB has produced a wonderfully entertaining, and relevant and modernized rendition of this classic rock musical. This is for the youthful spirited, and those who want to make love, and not war.

BWW Review: HAIR al Teatro Della Luna Photo BWW Review: HAIR al Teatro Della Luna
by Sara Altea Balestra - Oct 6, 2019

La stagione teatrale è ricominciata e io l'ho inaugurata con HAIR, al Teatro della Luna di Milano, in scena dal 3 al 6 Ottobre e poi in tour nei mesi successivi.

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