JoAnne Akalaitis
American theatre personality
JoAnne Akalaitis
JoAnne Akalaitis is an American theatre director and a writer and the winner of five Obie Awards for direction (and sustained achievement) and founder of the critically acclaimed Mabou Mines in New York, from which she resigned after twenty years in June 1990. Akalaitis was pre-med and studied philosophy in college.
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Hartford Stage Opens SummerStage 2011 with Fräulein Maria 6/15-26 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
His theater work includes collaborations with JoAnne Akalaitis and Philip Glass, RoBert Woodruff, Pavel Dubrusky, Annie Hamburger, Molly Smith, Craig Lucas, David Henry Hwang, Michael Preston and Barbara Karger, and Arin Arbus
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El estadounidense Philip Glass actúa esta tarde en el Principal - Diario Vasco
Google News - almost 6 years
... los asistentes disfrutarán con 'Metamorphosis', un solo de Glass, y 'Music from the Screens', una interpretación a dúo de extractos de la banda sonora de The Screens, la versión de la obra de Genet que Joanne Akalaitis estrenó en 1989 y para la que
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Angels & Butterflies: Oskar Eustis and David Henry Hwang at the U of C - Time Out Chicago (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
There were three geniuses before me: Joe Papp, JoAnne Akalaitis, George C. Wolfe. I'm not one. My job is to be Brigham Young to their Joseph Smiths. I should be judged by whether I've made the Public a stable place to pursue its mission without
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340 W. 57th Street, Apt. 12B - Sequenza21
Google News - almost 6 years
And Glass charmingly offered 2 perfectly played encores–”Night on the Balcony” from his co-written with Gambian kora composer-player Foday Musa Suso score for JoAnne Akalaitis' 1989 production of Genet's play The Screens, and “Closing” from his
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THEATER; How the Horror Can Serve The Hilarity
NYTimes - over 6 years
NEAR the close of ''The Coward,'' Nick Jones's play set amid the dueling culture of 18th-century England, most of the characters lie prostrate on the stage. Dead or dying, they whimper and groan as they smear the set with blood. A father takes a tender farewell of his son. Two lovers bid adieu. One noblewoman declares poignantly: ''If I die, I die
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THEATER; On Outdoor Stages, an Always Temperamental Star
NYTimes - over 6 years
Many highly accomplished, highly acclaimed actors have emoted from the boards of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, serious marquee names like Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken, Colleen Dewhurst and Al Pacino. But it is understood that when such performers sign up for a run of Shakespeare in the Park, they'll be sharing the stage with another,
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MUSIC REVIEW; New Portraits of Grief and Wanderlust
NYTimes - over 6 years
Chamber music concerts focusing on contemporary works often attract small audiences. But the organizers of the Tribeca New Music Festival needed to find a larger space this year after events sold out during the last two seasons at the Flea Theater downtown. The four-event festival began on Saturday evening at Merkin Concert Hall with an engaging
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THE LISTINGS: Theater
NYTimes - over 7 years
Approximate running times are in parentheses. Theaters are in Manhattan unless otherwise noted. Full reviews of current shows, additional listings, showtimes and tickets: nytimes.com/theater. Previews and Openings 'AFTERMATH' Previews start on Tuesday. Opens on Sept. 15. From the makers of ''The Exonerated,'' this new piece of documentary theater
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THEATER REVIEW | 'THE BACCHAE'; God vs. Man in an Open-Air Fight
NYTimes - over 7 years
I saw a wonderful raccoon at the Delacorte Theater the other night. It appeared, as serene and silent as a rising moon, at the far edge of the open-air stage in Central Park where the Public Theater presents its summer productions. Its face a shining-eyed mask, this creature froze for just a second to scrutinize the audience from the spotlight
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Formerly a Couple, Now Frequently a Team
NYTimes - over 7 years
PHILIP GLASS was 15 minutes late, and JoAnne Akalaitis, his ex-wife and frequent collaborator, was impatient. She had to get back to that afternoon's rehearsal for ''The Bacchae,'' the second production of the Shakespeare in the Park season, for which Mr. Glass wrote the music. The time for a joint interview was limited. ''I'm going to call
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Anthony Mackie Joins Cast of 'The Bacchae'
NYTimes - over 7 years
If Anthony Mackie can handle ''The Hurt Locker,'' he can handle Central Park. Mr. Mackie, who can currently be seen detonating roadside bombs in that Kathryn Bigelow movie about the war in Iraq, will join the cast of the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of the Euripides play ''The Bacchae.'' In a news release on Monday, the
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Groff, De Shields Join 'Bacchae'
NYTimes - over 7 years
Jonathan Groff, replenish your collection of bug sprays: one year after performing the role of Claude in the Public Theater's open-air production of ''Hair,'' Mr. Groff will return to the Delacorte Theater in Central Park for a revival of ''The Bacchae.'' In a news release the Public said Mr. Groff (of ''Spring Awakening'' and ''The Singing
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THEATER; Summer Stages
NYTimes - almost 8 years
Alabama ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Montgomery. This summer at the theater that many locals call ''The Shakespeare'' the playwright can be seen at his most serious (''Othello,'' through June 6) and at his silliest (''The Comedy of Errors,'' through June 7). The remainder of the season includes a Southern Writers' Project Festival of New Plays
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What's On Today
NYTimes - almost 8 years
9 P.M. (13); 10 P.M. (49) GLASS: A PORTRAIT OF PHILIP IN 12 PARTS In 2005 Scott Hicks begin filming the composer Philip Glass, left, in honor of his 70th birthday, in 2007. For 18 months Mr. Hicks followed Mr. Glass across three continents -- from his annual ride on the Coney Island Cyclone to the premiere of his opera ''Waiting for the
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THEATER LISTINGS; Guys, Dolls, Jets, Sharks, Heroes, Hair
NYTimes - about 8 years
A select list of forthcoming shows. Dates are subject to change. FEBRUARY THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY To create their newest theatrical piece, an exploration of the rise of the evangelical movement, members of the singular theater troupe the Civilians spent 10 weeks in Colorado Springs, where several evangelical churches have their national headquarters.
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Anne Hathaway To Star In 'twelfth Night' In the Park
NYTimes - about 8 years
She's not the first Anne Hathaway linked to Shakespeare -- when you last saw this one in Central Park, she was most likely racing to complete an errand for the tyrannical Miranda Priestly in ''The Devil Wears Prada.'' But this summer you'll be able to see Ms. Hathaway, left, as Viola in the Shakespeare in the Park production of ''Twelfth Night,''
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Samuel Beckett, From Everywhere But the Stage
NYTimes - over 8 years
SAMUEL BECKETT never goes out of season at the Gate Theater in Dublin. ''When it comes to Beckett,'' Michael Colgan, director of the Gate, likes to say, ''I'm more a missionary than a producer.'' His 1991 Beckett Festival at the Gate reeled in all 19 of Beckett's works for the theater, from the 45-second ''Breath'' to the two-hour ''Waiting for
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Vets Are Going Public
NYTimes - over 8 years
The Public Theater's 2008-9 season will include new works by playwright royalty, some big-name directors and a couple of visits from Public leaders past, the theater announced on Thursday. Starting things off is the long-anticipated New York production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical ''Bounce,'' directed by John Doyle, followed by
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Theater Listings
NYTimes - about 9 years
THEATER Approximate running times are in parentheses. Theaters are in Manhattan unless otherwise noted. Full reviews of current shows, additional listings, showtimes and tickets: nytimes.com/theater. Previews and Openings 'ALMOST AN EVENING' In previews; opens on Tuesday. Ethan Coen, of the Coen Brothers fame, has written three short plays, to be
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Theater Listings
NYTimes - about 9 years
UNDER THE RADAR If you wander into Veselka restaurant anytime between noon and midnight these days, you may not realize that the folks sitting at one table are both actors and audience members for an unusual two-person production, courtesy of Rotozaza, a London theater company. The show, ''Etiquette,'' which opened in London almost a year ago, has
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