Saturday, April 28, 2012

Playwright News--4.25.12

Shakespeare had helping hand with "All's Well" play
By Mike Collett-White | LONDON (Reuters) - William Shakespeare may well have worked with contemporary playwright Thomas Middleton when creating "All's Well That Ends Well", Oxford academics believe, adding to evidence that the Bard collaborated ...
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Andy Ruri - the Next Best Playwright?
It is only when I sat to watch the performance that I realised the great talent that is Andy, the playwright. The plot is riveting, the comedy outrageous, and the twists nerve wrecking. In heaven, there is a mixture of happiness and worry.
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Women Playwright Series hosts the final presentation, 'The Diagonal Trilogy ...
Warren Reporter
... in Vita Morales' new play, "The Diagonal Trilogy," which will be the final presentation of the Centenary Stage Company's 2012 Women Playwright Series, on Monday, April 30, at 7:30 pm, at Mama's Restaurant on Mountain Ave in Hackettstown.
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Shakespeare had a co-writer for All's Well, say academics
By Daily Telegraph reporter The work, concerning a noble, Bertram, trying to avoid marrying an orphaned commoner, was probably co-written with a fellow playwright, their research suggests. An analysis of the Bard's comedy from the First Folio of 1623 ...
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Philadelphia Dramatists Center Residency at Plays & Players Presents the ...
Broadway World
The Philadelphia Dramatists Center Residency at Plays & Players presents the Philadelphia Playwright Showcase from April 25-28 at 7:00pm. The 2012 playwrights include Jeff Stanley, Jeremy Gable, and Brian Grace-Duff. The results of creativity and ...
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A Tale of Three Playwrights
Stage (blog)
By Mark Shenton on April 25, 2012 6:58 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) The last two nights have seen openings in London of plays by three contemporary living playwrights, David's Edgar and Hare and Robert Holman, and all in their 60s.
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Capsule Stage Reviews: The Cripple of Inishmaan, Don't Drink the Water, Mary ...
Houston Press
Playwright McDonagh sees the pettiness and meanness in ordinary lives, as well as the penchant for cruelty, but he also sees the glimmer of hope and the shimmer of love. Director Steven W. Wallace keeps the pace interesting even when the dialogue is ...
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All's Well That Ends Well has co-author
Playwright Thomas Middleton is the author most likely to have penned the play with Shakespeare, according to studies of the vocabulary, rhyming, style and grammar, according to Maguire. Middleton is a playwright who was writing at the same time as ...
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Carmelita Tropicana Set for El Museo del Barrio, 5/31
Broadway World
Playwright, actor, and performance artist Carmelita Tropicana (aka Alina Troyano) has long entranced New York audiences with her trademark bravado. This spring she brings her distinctive brand of whimsy and hilarity to El Museo del Barrio in Post ...
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MASS MoCA - Blog - Artist Spotlight: Chatting with Playwright Ain ...
Playwright/actor/director Ain Gordon is here in residency this week in preparation for the performance of his work-in-progress play Not What Happened, which centers on historical reenacment in 1800s New England. Marketing Intern Cora sat ...
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