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Audra McDonald Opens Up About Suicide Attempt 'I Tried To Slit My Wrist'

Audra McDonald is coming clean about her troubled past.

The Tony-winning actress recently revealed that she battled depression during college and was hospitalized for a month after a suicide attempt. 88 more words

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Theatre Thursday :: a Tony awards stats roundup

A similar stats roundup to last week.  Basically just copypasting all the stats from previous analyses (plus this year’s stats) into one convenient post.

Revivals… 291 more words

Still Here - A Tribute to Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch

The Broadway star who turned Stephen Sondheim’s song of survival “I’m Still Here” into a personal anthem of triumph over booze, diabetes, unfaithful lovers, indifferent producers, demanding directors, fawning fans, and long stretches of unemployment before achieving the status of Living Legend in her later decades, died last Thursday. 271 more words

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The hit man as dramaturg (or how I spent my summer holiday)

It being summer, you can’t help but be drawn to Bullets Over Broadway. It is after all, the festive season when theatre people assemble en masse in Edmonton – waiters turn back into actors, actors let slip they really want to direct, and everyone is doing re-writes… 1,134 more words

Stagestruck

Role Call Episode 3 is now available!

The third episode of Role Call, the podcast all about Sheboygan theatre, is now available for streaming online or to download on iTunes.

In this episode: Save Our Birkeys!, Kirt’s NYC trip recap, August auditions in Sheboygan, and another edition of “All You Gotta Do Is Dream” in which Kirt and Mariya reveal their dream roles.

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First Look: Andrew Rannells as Hedwig

Move over, Neil Patrick Harris! There’s a new Hedwig on Broadway in the form of the talented Andrew Rannells.

Andrew is taking over the Tony Award-winning role of Hedwig in… 40 more words

Broadway

The Sincerest Form

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Circle in the Square Theatre, 2014

Audra McDonald’s performance as Billie Holiday in Lanie Robertson’s play Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill… 798 more words

New York City