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'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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Honors 11: Intro to the Race and Class in American Theatre Unit

We first went through the calendar for the Race/Class unit in American theater with Fences/Dutchman. We read through the opening introduction so as to fully understand what we are trying to do with this unit. 166 more words

Honors 11

THE BALTIMORE WALTZ (BLUEHEART THEATRE COMPANY) @THE FACTORY PERFORMANCE SPACE, THURS 19TH MARCH

Anna is a single elementary school teacher; the perfect signifier for middle class conservative America. Carl, her brother, has recently been fired from his job at the library for ‘wearing a pink triangle’, a homophobic injustice he reacts beautifully to, by encouraging all the children under his care to make their own pink triangle badges. 644 more words

Write, Erase, Do It Over: On Failure, Risk and Writing Outside Yourself

sketch: Jane Eaton Hamilton 2015

Toni Morrison interviewed on failure, risk and writing here at the American Theatre by Rebecca Gross.

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Guest Tweeting for @LMDAmericas This Week

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Anne Hamilton is a NYC-based freelance dramaturg and the Founder of Hamilton Dramaturgy, an international consultancy. She holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts, and has worked with Andrei Serban, Michael Mayer, Lynn Nottage, NYMF, Niegel Smith, and Classic Stage Company. 383 more words

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American and British Theatrical Biographies: An Index. Corrections

Below are corrections to entries in American and British Theatrical Biographies: An Index. I will gladly post any additional corrections discovered by users of the… 14 more words

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