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THEATERTIMES | 2016 REVIEWS

ROUTE ’16 Theatertimes’ Review Highlights An early favorite in the 2016 theater year was Barcelona by Bess Wohl, above with Betty Gilpin and Carlos Leal (above). Ms. Gilpin was cited as a likely candidate for top female performance of this year. 2016 REVIEWS The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey / Kirk Douglas Theatre (Guest Production) …

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THEATERTIMES | 2014 REVIEWS

2014 REVIEWS Abe Lincoln’s Piano / Geffen Playhouse Bill and Joan / Sacred Fools Theater Company Bird Lives! / Chromolume Theatre Company Buyer & Cellar / Mark Taper Forum Cinnamon Girl / Playwright’s Arena Cock / Rogue Machine Theatre The Country House / Geffen Playhouse The Curse of Oedipus / Antaeus Theater Company Death of …

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THEATERTIMES | 2013 REVIEWS

2013 IN THE REARVIEW A year of stand-out new work from Hwang, Gionfriddo, Hunter and more Though attendance was down, the rewards for theatergoing in 2013 were up and that is primarily due to being in the right place for good writing. And, the work leaned towards the new, with world premieres by David Henry …

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THEATERTIMES | 2007 REVIEWS

2007 IN THE REARVIEW A ‘Quality’ premiere and revival of ‘Dear’ Are among the year’s stand-outs The number of quality productions attended by Theatertimes in 2007 was higher than usual, which made the ‘Rearview’ recognition process both easier and more enjoyable. These personal citations of appreciation are intended to be made each January for the …

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Matthew Arkin and Blake Lindsley in the world premiere of The Whale at South Coast Repertory in 2013.

NO SMALL PARTS

NO SMALL PARTS The Brothers Arkin get swallowed by whales by CRISTOFER GROSS L]/dropcap]arger-than-life characters, from Achilles and Lysistrata to FDR and Harriett Tubman, are literature’s meat-and-potatoes. How the everyman reaches greatness, or how the mighty fall, fuels both inspirational stories and cautionary tales that share what it means to be human. In Herman Melville’s …

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SWEENEY TODD

A SONDHEIM SUMMIT SCR services ‘Sweeney Todd’ well with a soaring production that gives voice to the master’s masterwork. by CRISTOFER GROSS n the second half of the 20th Century, Stephen Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics for 14 full productions and lyrics for another half-dozen. The range of subjects and styles he explored gave …

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LOVE AT FIRST FIGHT

LOVE AT FIRST FIGHT Can Jenn Lyon and Douglas Sills give John Guare a ‘Girl’ to remember? by CRISTOFER GROSS

CALLING THE SHOTS | Theater Photography

CALLING THE SHOTS A look at capturing theater through the views and viewfinders of eight veteran photographers A THEATERTIMES PHOTO FEATURE Top row, Alessandra Mello, Kevin Berne, Ken Howard and Michael Lamont, Bottom row, Darrett Sanders, Ed Krieger, Debora Robinson and Craig Schwartz roduction photography stands alone at the intersection of the performing and visual …

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CALLING THE SHOTS | 2

CALLING THE SHOTS Feature story continues below "To Run Before the Run" with Ed Krieger 1 | 2 | 3 Pre-Publicity: To run before the run emands for sophisticated and versatile imagery have increased as digital photography has made turnaround virtually instantaneous. For theaters that can afford marketing departments, or have company members with the …

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