Due to intense news circumstances that you probably haven't missed, Morning Rehearsal will be a little short today. Don't miss us too much!1. I caught the last showing of Awesomonster's The Game Show from HELL at The Underground Lounge on Saturday.
A word to the wise from Matt Hawkins: To fly, first suspend disbelief. With your rediscovered courage (or stupidity), push yourself. The movement director of Lookingglass Theatre’s “Peter Pan (A Play)” says he spent the show’s first two workshop days teaching the actors “to play, and play hard.
Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew factors heavily into "Kiss Me, Kate." Cole Porter's play-within-a-play is not only an adaptation of the classic, but is actually about a theatre company putting on a production of Taming of the Shrew.
Any theater writer can tell you there’s a mini-festival of Tennessee Williams going on right now ("Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at Raven; "Sweet Bird of Youth" at Artistic Home), or of Chekhov (Goodman’s "The Seagull"; Piven’s "Three Sisters").