Denzel Washington will return to Broadway this spring in “The Iceman Cometh,” The Post has learned. A 14-week run of Eugene O’Neill’s drama, to be directed by five-time Tony winner George C. Wolfe, is set to start March 22 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. “I’m very excited to come back to Broadway in this...
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- Denzel Washington will return to Broadway this spring
By Michael Riedel - Sunday Aug 20, 2017
- Curran Theatre announces ‘Bright Star’ as holiday show
By Lily Janiak - Thursday Sep 14, 2017
“Bright Star,” the bluegrass musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, will play at the Curran from Nov. 28 to Dec. 17, impresario Carole Shorenstein Hays announced Thursday, Sept. 14. Carmen Cusack stars as Alice, a North Carolina literary editor with a shady past, reprising the part she played at San Diego’s Old Globe, Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center and on Broadway, where she received one of the show’s five Tony nominations. Walter Bobbie, who was also attached to the Broadway production, directs. The show was inspired by Martin and Brickell’s previous collaboration on the bluegrass album “Love Has Come For You,” where three of the musical’s songs first appeared.
- Billingslea named interim artistic director at Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
By Lily Janiak - Friday Oct 27, 2017
Local actor, director and educator Aldo Billingslea has been appointed Lorraine Hansberry Theatre’s interim artistic director, the company announced Thursday, Oct. 26. Billingslea, who most recently directed “Home” for the theater over the summer, will be the company’s third artistic director. A veteran performer, he has worked with companies across the Bay Area, including Cal Shakes, Magic Theatre, ACT, TheatreWorks and Marin Theatre Company, in addition to serving as a professor in Santa Clara University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.
- Louis Andriessen, ‘Theatre of the World’
By Joshua Kosman - Thursday Nov 9, 2017
Louis Andriessen New music “Theatre of the World,” a punchy and breathlessly multifarious opera by the great Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, had its world premiere in Los Angeles two years ago, and now the score is available on disc for those who didn’t witness the piece live. It may well be that we got the better end of the deal. The opera’s subject is the 16th century mystic and polymath Athanasius Kircher, and the manic, multilingual libretto takes us through a series of tableaux from his life.