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Tonys 2014: The Actresses - THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tonys 2014: The Actresses – THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tony nominated actresses roundtable with Sutton Foster (Violet in Violet), Idina Menzel (Elizabeth inIf/Then), Jessie Mueller (Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Story) and Kelli O’Hara (Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County) and best actress in a play nominees Tyne Daly (Katharine in Mothers and Sons) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Lena “Mama” Younger in A Raisin in the Sun). Roundtables are back! Tune in Monday, May 16th for… Read Article →

'Antigone': An Introduction

'Antigone': An Introduction

This film offers a brief introduction to Aristotle’s theory of tragedy from Edith Hall, before introducing the play Antigone by Sophocles. Polly Findlay speaks about her interpretation of Don Taylor’s translation of Antigone for the National Theatre’s Olivier theatre in 2012. This short film includes interviews with Christopher Eccleston, Jodie Whittaker and Michael Grady-Hall as well as excerpts of archive footage from the 2012 production. Discover more about the art… Read Article →

The Bard: Why is Shakespeare Great?

The Bard: Why is Shakespeare Great?

Andrew Klavan makes the bold statement that Shakespeare was the greatest writer of all time. Find out why he and Bill Whittle think this is true. This is one of the few Klavan & Whittle episodes available to everyone. If you want to see ’em all, click here to become a PJTV Member ( (dramatic music) – Hi everybody, I'm Bill Whittle, here with my friend, Andrew Klavan, Andrew Klavan,… Read Article →

Shakespeare Suppandi

Shakespeare Suppandi

Friends! Romans! Countrymen! Lend me your ears… and eyes! Suppandi is all set to be an actor and his first step is an acting workshop. Performing a Shakespeare play is never easy but Suppandi’s never been the one to shy away from a challenge! Will he bring the house down with his performance or will the audience exit stage left? Watch to find out!

The Work of Ibsen: Part One

The Work of Ibsen: Part One

Studying Ibsen? Here’s an introduction to his four major plays, beginning in part one with A Doll’s House and Ghosts. Edison was a writer who dominated my thinking ever since I became a playwright really I was intoxicated by them by their savagery under poetry and the tautness of the dramaturgy and Dolls house was exemplary of all of those qualities Noora Helmand lives and apparently Adelaide life with her… Read Article →

Chekhov: The Seagull

Chekhov: The Seagull

The Young Chekhov plays were performed as a trilogy at the National Theatre in 2016, offering a unique chance to explore the birth of a revolutionary dramatic voice. Take a closer look at one of Chekhov’s major plays with director Michael Oakley, actors Joshua James and Olivia Vinall, and academic Rosamund Bartlett. the seagull is the first great play of the 20th century it's the play that's influenced all all… Read Article →

Shira Gorshman, Yiddish Writer of Women as Folk Heroes

Shira Gorshman, Yiddish Writer of Women as Folk Heroes

In this video, master storyteller Shira Gorshman describes her impoverished childhood in a Lithuanian shtetl. She vividly describes her brutal stepfather, her very competent but combative grandmother and her adoring grandfather who was the first to introduce her to the beauty of the outdoors. Imbued with idealism, Gorshman settled in Palestine in 1924 as a pioneer but returned to the Soviet Union in 1928 to build another utopian community: an… Read Article →

The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part One

The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part One

After a career in the theatre spanning five decades, Terence Rattigan is now recognised as one of the finest playwrights of the 20th century. Having written a total of 26 scripts for the stage, this collection explores five of Rattigan’s plays with directors who have produced revivals of his work. In the first of two films in our Terence Rattigan collection, we explore French Without Tears, The Winslow Boy and… Read Article →

Michael C. Hall dissects Theatre vs. Film

Michael C. Hall dissects Theatre vs. Film

Follow Signature Theatre on social media: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Signature makes an extended commitment to a playwright’s body of work, and during this journey the writer is engaged in every aspect of the creative process. By producing a series of plays by each resident writer, Signature delivers an intimate and immersive journey into the playwright’s singular vision. In 2014 Signature became the first New York City company to receive the… Read Article →

Shakespeare's Poetry - Clues for an Actor

Shakespeare's Poetry – Clues for an Actor

Actor Adam Green explains how actors fully inhabit Shakepeare’s complicated, multi-layered characters while still being true to the poetry of the lines. >> For many actors, doing a Shakespeare playcan be very intimidating. How do we as actors fully inhabit these complicated, multilayeredcharacters, while still being true to the poetry of the lines? It can all be very daunting.>> Luckily, genius that he was, Shakespeare's already done a lot of… Read Article →

HOLY COW! Unhinged Lib Pushes Priest Off Of Stage During Mass  The Reason Why Will SHOCK You!

HOLY COW! Unhinged Lib Pushes Priest Off Of Stage During Mass The Reason Why Will SHOCK You!

SUB TO BACKUP CHANNEL HERE: Sub to main Youtube Channel here: Get on our Email list! Jason Murdock from News Week reports, Brazilian priest who is celebrated in the country for his lively sermons was violently pushed from a stage yesterday while delivering mass in Cachoeira Paulista, São Paulo. See the report here: Read More/Source/Credit/FairUse: Share this to Facebook: Tweet This video: ———————————————————————————— SUPPORT THE NETWORK WITH THE LINKS BELOW!… Read Article →

Advice to Submitting Playwrights

Advice to Submitting Playwrights

This one is really more a rant about being a festival producer because a playwright was really rude to me…just some advice to people who are submitting art to contests. A bit ranty. everybody it's Patrick it's Tuesday afternoon a couple things happen today that I wanted to talk about first is that i did not get accepted into a playwriting festival that i thought i had a really good… Read Article →

MUCKING IN THE DRIFT // Playwright Matthew Heiti

MUCKING IN THE DRIFT // Playwright Matthew Heiti

A conversation on MUCKING IN THE DRIFT with award-winning playwright Matthew Heiti, born and bred in Sudbury. MUCKING IN THE DRIFT // an STC World Premiere 31 OCT to 10 NOV For tickets call 705 674 8381 or visit www.sudburytheatre.ca ABOUT THE PLAY Bert Pilgrim has come unstuck in time, ageing back and forth between the young baseball star who won it all in one perfect summer, and an old… Read Article →

Sydney, Australia Shakespeare Insult Generator with Sport for Jove Theatre Co.

Sydney, Australia Shakespeare Insult Generator with Sport for Jove Theatre Co.

Global Hamlet: Episode 9, Part 3 | Sydney, Australia with Christopher Tomkinson at Sport for Jove Theatre Co. ( Behind the scenes: | Facebook: | Twitter: | Instagram: | Pinterest: Music: ‘Where Am I’ Text Me Records ( | Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License | ImprovEd Arts is a sponsored project of Austin Creative Alliance. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of… Read Article →

Broadway, Seriously: Crash Course Theater #46

Broadway, Seriously: Crash Course Theater #46

We’re going to Broadway, everybody, and it’s not going to be that fun. In fact, it’s going to be a very serious experience with lots of powerful social commentary and indictments of life in America in the 1950s. So be prepared to look at the works of Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, and Lorraine Hansberry, and to look into the face of chronic illness, racism, and the crushing malaise of American… Read Article →