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Day 2- The real and the not-so-much

Sep 3rd, 2015

The second class began with us forming the circle again this time with chairs (if it were possible my legs would have sighed with relief. 314 more words

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The American theatre class for M.Phil batch of 2015-17 will span over three weeks. And each working day we will be spending at least two hours with the Professors from Arizona State University along with Ms. 256 more words

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Suspension of Disbelief: Mix-Ups and Mischief in A Comedy of Errors

Some of the instances of mischief and misadventure in the American Shakespeare Center’s performance of A Comedy of Errors were a little far-fetched. Such moments ranged from slapstick fight scenes—including sound effects provided by a backstage band—all the way to one of the actors pretending to defecate in his pants onstage in front of a sold out house. 474 more words

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The Women are Right Here

File this under things I didn’t think would still be an issue when I hit my forties…

This morning I was reading about how it’s 2015 and theater companies across the United States are announcing their seasons of plays and none of the plays are written by women. 285 more words

'Fun Home,' 'Curious Incident,' Helen Mirren Win Big at 2015 Tony Awards

“Fun Home” made itself at home on Broadway at the 2015 Tony Awards, winning the top award for new musical in a tightly contested race with the evening’s other frontrunner, “An American in Paris.” 1,609 more words

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VENUS IN FUR

Darlinghurst Theatre Company, Eternity Playhouse

29 May – 5 July

Play by David Ives

Directed by Grace Barnes

With Anna Houston & Gareth Reeves

Synopsis – Thomas is a director struggling to cast the female lead in his new play based on the classic sadomasochistic novel… 763 more words

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