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Soulpepper on 42nd Street

I've been working with this Toronto-based theatre company for nearly seven years now, and it has always been a pipe dream to bring our creations to NYC. And now it's finally happening! [more inside]
posted by stray on Jun 21, 2017 - 0 comments

Mose the Fireboy

A history of a once-famous, now-mostly-forgotten character from Civil War-era New York. Mose the Fireboy was a Bowery B'hoy, volunteer fireman, and butcher who appeared in a series of plays starring Frank Chafrau, and ended up being one of the iconic characters of the era, as well as one of the inspirations for Bill the Butcher in "Gangs of New York." [more inside]
posted by maxsparber on Nov 6, 2014 - 0 comments

Bloodletters and Bad Actors

My look at the early days of Omaha theater, back when it was a frontier town, its amusements were questionable, and vice was rampant, with occasional forays into more recent performing arts misbehavior. [more inside]
posted by Bunny Ultramod on Jun 2, 2014 - 0 comments

Directing Hamlet -- a pre-production and production blog

My NYC-based theatre company will be producing Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in April, and I've decided to post my notes about the process online. If you'd like to read from the beginning, start here. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Feb 3, 2013 - 0 comments

I am in an opera.

"The Last Dreams of Helene Weigel or How to Get Rid of the Feminism Once and for All" - The Voice hated us, but I love it. I, under my non-Metafilter name Tom Swirly, am playing Berthold Brecht. Four more performances at Surreal Estate in Bushwick, come and see! You can pre-purchase tickets online...
posted by lupus_yonderboy on Jul 28, 2010 - 0 comments

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