Ever wonder about what keeps theater alive in places that aren't Broadway or the West End? There are a million theaters all over America doing just that: but in keeping theater alive, it's not about what - it's about who.
Meet Noelle D.W. Chandler, the Education Director at Playhouse Merced in Merced, California (a city about 4 hours north of L.A., in between Fresno and Modesto). Having attended the University of Maryland
Can't afford to make every production at the Pantages in Hollywood? Me neither. I also very much wish I could fly over to London to see every single production that goes up, especially when it involves the work of Benedict Cumberbatch. Well, thanks to my fast friend Playbill.com, we know all the upcoming live broadcasts of plays and musicals that will be
The New York Fringe Festival has announced that it is taking 2017 off.
The midsummer festival, which has provided stages for more than 3,600 offbeat, experimental and/or aspiring plays and musicals in its two decades of existence, will take a sabbatical next year; Shelley Burch, president of the board of the Present Company, which produces the festival, broke the news to The New York Times.
The Fringe's producing artistic director Elena K. Holy said
If anyone asks me what I do for a living, I always tell them I'm an actor - which means that I wait tables. In L.A., this surprises no one. But I can attest to the perks of simply living and working in a cinema city, because these include getting to meet wonderful, down-to-Earth people who also grace my T.V. screen. Dann Florek (Law & Order: SVU) is one of those lovely neighborhood friends
The internet gives us complete access to every piece of information we could ever want, right? Yet, I still find it hard to keep up with every piece of theater news I'd like to know. If you like live theater, look no further than this compiled article on Playbill.com: it literally has every show coming to Broadway, Off-Broadway, and London this fall.