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New Broadway Shows From TDF Stages Online Magazine

We have articles about three new Broadway shows this week. Jonathan Mandell had an insightful conversation with Ian Barford, who portrays the easy-to-love-hate lead in Linda Vista, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts. Regina Robbins chatted with Emun Elliott, who’s romancing Marisa Tomei in Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo. And Marisa Cohen ...

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Unraveling the Landscape: A Conversation With Adrienne Kennedy

The author of ‘He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box’ talks about the play’s inspiration, her extraordinary parents, and her love for literature and old movies. BY BRANDEN JACOBS-JENKINS The September print issue of American Theatre contains the entire playscript of He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, Adrienne Kennedy’s lyrical, elliptical play about an interracial courtship in 1940s Georgia. In...

Uta Hagen

Uta Hagen Actress, Teacher, Writer…Legend   Because she has had a long, distinguished career on the stage, and because for decades she has been one of the most important acting teachers in America, and because she has written with wit and clarity about the technical craft of acting, Uta Hagen has had a profound influence on the way acting is practiced, taught, and thought about in this ...

Victoria Clark on Her Latest Role: Director By SANDY MACDONALD

“I think it’s time to turn my focus back to mentoring and teaching and telling stories from a different perspective, from behind the table.” The Tony-winning actress helms Strindberg’s The Dance of Death for Classic Stage Company   Victoria Clark has been job hunting lately, but not in a desperate way. A celebrated Broadway performer since the ’80s (Tony nominati...

J.K. Simmons on ‘Counterpart’ Season 2 and the ‘Crushing’ Moment That Changed His Life

The Oscar-winning actor opens up about the twists and turns of ‘Counterpart’ season two, how he pulls off dual leading roles, and the ‘divergence’ point that changed his life. by: Nick Schager The only thing better than one J.K. Simmons is two, which is a significant reason Counterpart is a top contender for best new show on television. After completing a sterling initial season earlier this year,...

DIRECTORS LAB NORTH

DIRECTORS LAB NORTH   Directors Lab North is a directing lab based in Toronto, Canada, geared toward professional practicing directors in all stages of their career from all across Canada and abroad. Now in its 9th year, the Lab fosters a national and international exchange between a community of emerging, mid level and established career directors that need a safe space to explore and connec...

Why a Tony-Winning Director Decided to Return to Acting By JEN GUSHUE

  “I think all actors have a little bit of director brain. But it’s been really nice not to feel any urge to ‘fix’ anything.” David Cromer on costarring in The Waverly Gallery on Broadway — How do you follow up winning the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical? For David Cromer, who snagged that statuette for his work on The Band’s Visit, th...

Josh Aaseng

Josh Aaseng. (Photo by John Ulman)   Profession: Director, writer/adapter Hometown: Billings, Mont. Current home: Seattle Known for: Aaseng is associate artistic director of Seattle’s Book-It Repertory Theatre, where he previously served as literary manager. At Book-It he directed and co-adapted (with Daemond Arrindell) Welcome to Braggsville and adapted and directed Slaughterhouse-Five. He s...

Curt Olds “A stylish performer bringing opera and Broadway together.” -The New York Times

With an active career in both opera and musical theatre, baritone Curt Olds has been seen in productions ranging from Don Pasquale and The Magic Flute to musicals such as Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, The Threepenny Opera, Broadway’s Riverdance and CATS. Hailed by Opera News as “A wonderful singing actor, as adept in pointing dialogue as in phrasing song,” Curt is best known for his portrayal o...

Assistant Professor of Acting

  The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago invites applications for a full-time tenure track acting faculty appointment beginning Fall 2019. We seek an Acting teacher who is a multi-disciplinary artist, passionate about teaching, collaborating, and contributing as part of a faculty re-shaping our conservatory for the current/future field on stage, screen, and in new media.

Thinking Shakespeare (Revised Edition)

A working guide for actors, directors, students…and anyone else interested in the Bard Barry Edelstein TCG

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