Monthly Archives: April 2007

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a night to remember

“Last night’s performance of INVINCIBLE SUMMER was disrupted when eighty seven members of a Christian group walked out of the show en masse, and chose to physically attack my work by pouring water on and destroying the original of the show outline.” Mike Daisey raises

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I heart Christopher Durang

Thanks to an invitation from a friend who happens to be on the Roundabout Theatre Chairman’s Circle, I was lucky enough to attend a reading of Christopher Durang’s The Marriage of Bette and Boo. As it was Roundabout, the cast was star-studded with Sigourney Weaver

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New Dance!

Hi everybody, This is my first time here on the new site, and it feels great.  Like taking a hot shower or wearing new shoes that don’t pinch your toes.  Anyway, I wanted to inform you of the following: York Dance Works with YelleB dance

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Aggregating the Theater Blogs

Theatreforte is an excellent new site that has links to pretty much every theaterblog in these here United States and abroad. Check it out, bookmark it, know it well. And if you blog, make your presence known to them. (tip of the [bottle]cap to Jason

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Who’s shocked, outraged or just plain meh about David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole clinching the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Let’s go to the blogs. Rob at The Wicked Stage reminds us that “awards in the arts are invariably political, relative, conditional, blinkered, and by their nature

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R.I.P. Kitty Carlisle Hart

Actress, singer and arts advocate Kitty Carlisle Hart died of pneumonia Wednesday at the age of 96.  From the New York Times: Outgoing and energetic, Miss Carlisle became in her middle years a visible advocate of the arts, lobbying the New York State Legislature and the

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Hip-Hop, Culturebot Cocktails and Revenge!

This week the Best of the Boroughs (BoB) continues at P.S.122 with amazing performances. Some of you may have seen actress Okwui Okpokwasili in Richard Foreman’s work or other amazing downtown shows. Well now she’s premiering a work-in-progress of her new show, “Pent-Up: A Revenge

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new logo?

Okay so we would love to gussy this place up a little bit. Are you a graphic designer? Design us a new logo or look for the site and we’ll give you, um, something really special. Here’s a bunch of things I was messing around

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Of Human/Robot Bondage

Culturebot, always a big fan of human/robot interaction, was pleased to get this announcement about a very interesting panel discussion: Art/Sci Collision: Of Human-Robot Bondage panel discussion moderated by Sherry Turkle at the  American Museum of Natural History            *Wednesday, April 18, 2007 *Kaufmann Theater, first

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The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Goes to…

David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole.   Along with a tidy sum of 10,000 dollars.     Here’s where it gets interesting.  According to Playbill, “The Pulitzer jury had nominated three plays — Orpheus X by Rinde Eckert; Bulrusher by Eisa Davis; and Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegria