Stage Writes

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Awwwwww yeah, guess who’s back?! That’s right, I’m back at Bitter Lemons and quoting rap lyrics in honor of Hamilton, the mega-hit Broadway show currently holding fast to the zeitgeist and riding it like a flaming rocketship to the moon. Lin-Manuel Miranda and friends are deservedly awash in superlatives, but the one that interests me the most is this: It has the most listenable musical soundtrack I’ve ever heard. And this particular

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Desk Of

Welcome to the Stage Rights STAGE WRITES Blog. We’re going to post all sorts of things you’ll find fascinating and useful. Sometimes we’ll have staff members posting thoughts and ideas and other theater-related items, and other times we’ll have some of our playwrights writing about what’s on their minds. Someone might have a rant about something or other, or maybe just a wonderful huzzah or two – everything is welcome at Stage Writes.

 

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We absolutely fell in love with this artical written by Olivia Clement for Playbill.com:

“When people look for work by artists of color, they look for very specific kind of work.” A. Rey Pamatmat explains why he plays by his own rules as an Asian-American playwright.

A. Rey Pamatmat had a very simple reason for wanting to write House Rules, currently produced Off-Broadway by Ma-Yi Theater Company. “The idea ...

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History of Tales of Tinseltown

By Michael Colby   Posted 4.12.2016   Backstage, History, Musicals, Movies, Hollywood
Actors Co-Op, Los Angeles, CA

“Strip the phony tinsel off Hollywood and you’ll find the real tinsel underneath.” –Oscar Levant

Hollywood Babylon. Rodgers & Hart. That’s Entertainment II. Those were some of the inspirations behind the creation of Tales of Tinseltown by composer Paul Katz and myself.

In the movie tribute, That’s Entertainment II (1976), there’s a section about a bunch of Hollywood stars who hopped on the musical movie bandwagon ...

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Becoming Britney NYC Fringe

It was one of our first complete run-throughs of Becoming Britney. Putting the pieces together had been a stressful rush since May 4th when we received our acceptance letter from The New York International Fringe Festival, and we were just over a week from departing for New York, where we would stay ...

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