Why Musical Theatre Actors Should Take On Shakespeare

So many terrific musical theatre performers I have met feel nervous — or even downright terrified — of tackling their first Shakespearean role. Let’s put an end to the notion that performers whose main experience has been acting and singing in musicals should not be playing Shakespeare, right now. In fact, they are uniquely equipped […]

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A Streetcar Named Desire

Moments before the shattering climax in STREETCAR. Eileen Ward and Hamish Allen-Headley gave unforgettably powerful performances.

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Crimes of the Heart

From left to right, Eileen Ward, Susan Derry, Kenisngton Blaylock and Marnye Young in CRIMES OF THE HEART at New Harmony Theatre. Funny, touching performances from the entire wonderful company.

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In the Shadow of the Glen

Photo of In the Shadow of the Glen by J.M. Synge

An almost never seen forty minute wonder from J. M. Synge, IN THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN was part two (the more comic part) of a double header that began with Bergman’s ninety minute adaptation of A DOLL’S HOUSE. Both plays feature a protagonist named NORA who walks out on her husband at the end […]

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