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Theatre Geeks news roundup Here are some snippets of theatre news Dave has gathered from around the world, plus links to the full stories.
What sort of person is driven to become an actor? – Pacific Standard Plans to excavate and restore Rose Theatre in London From The Guardian: Paul Schnee on auditions — Backstage.com Hurrah for Am-Dram — The Guardian Jerry Lewis directing The Nutty Professor musical he hopes will his Broadway– New York Times Most underrated plays — an open conversation thread on The Guardian website Are premium seats worth the . . . → Read More: Theatre News for July 30, 2012 with Dave Dufour
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Knock-Knock, it’s Theatre Geeks News Love Never Dies on PBS June 2 http://www.playbill.com/news/article/166595-Andrew-Lloyd-Webbers-Love-Never-Dies-Unmasked-on-PBS-June-2 Car Talk, the Musical — Finally, people are apparently so hard up for good source material that they are mining NPR for ideas. Les Miserables coming to the screen in December — Theatermania.com. Death of Salesman beats the Broadway ticket price record — New York Times Shakespeare Knock-Knock Jokes from Shakespeare Geek. American Association of Community Theatre upcoming events WACTCON 2012, June 9, Hartford, WI MN Assoc. of Community Theatres FASTFest 2012,June 16, Lakeville Eastern MA Assoc. of Community . . . → Read More: Theatre Geeks News for June 5, 2012
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News of community and professional theatre
Dave’s back with more news after kind of a hiatus, but things are hopping with the Geeks, and you’ll hear more as the summer progresses.
Ovation Inflation — The New York Times – this is a pet peeve of Marcia’s and we’ll definitely be talking about it again in a future episode. Is Willie Loman Jewish? New York Times — provocative article discusses some positions on both sides. Apparently playwright Arthur Miller wrote some stories involving Jewish characters, several of whom could have been the . . . → Read More: Theatre Geeks News for May 20, 2012