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  • Celebrity Scoop: Nyambi Nyambi

    Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage. He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
  • Quiara Alegria Hudes' "Water By Spoonful" Finalist For Best New Play Award

    Quiara Alegria Hudes' "Water By Spoonful" Finalist For Best New Play Award
    “Water By The Spoonful” by Quiara Alegria Hudes, which was produced last fall at Hartford Stage, which commissioned the work, is one of six fionalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theater Critics Association New Play Award, which...
  • UCF Conservatory Theatre announces 2011-12 season

     
    Here are details on UCF Conservatory Theatre's upcoming season, which includes such big-name shows as “Ragtime,” “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” and “The Pajama Game.” VERONICA’S ROOM A young couple out on a date...
  • Two August Wilson plays in upcoming season

     
    Two chances to see August Wilson works this season, at two colleges. Seminole State College, of course,  has a tradition of presenting a play by August Wilson each year; this year’s offering is “The Piano Lesson.” Wilson wrote a cycle of...
  • Killer of Fountain Theatre's Ben Bradley faces sentencing

     
    The killer of longtime Fountain Theatre producer-director Bennett Bradley has been convicted of second-degree murder. Jose Fructuoso, 27, faces a prison sentence of 16 years to life....
  • Theater Preview

    Theater Preview
    Subscriptions are still the primary currency of theater programs, with all sorts of "flex" options to hook patrons into returning. But what if the shows you want most to see in 2007-'08 are spread all over the map? This handy guide, geared to the...
  • Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway

    Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway
    On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
  • Center stage: middle-class African Americans

    Center stage: middle-class African Americans
    Guess who's coming to the beach barbecue this summer? Middle-class African Americans, that's who. In two new critically esteemed works, Lydia Diamond's play "Stick Fly" and Colson Whitehead's just-published semiautobiographical novel "Sag Harbor"...
  • Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?

    Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?
    There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
  • Should whites direct black plays, and vice versa?

    Should whites direct black plays, and vice versa?
    Seated around a large table during the first week of rehearsal for "The Night Is a Child," director Sheldon Epps guides his actors' investigation of a scene between an American woman and the hotel owner she encounters in Brazil. He asks them about the...
  • 'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys

    'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys
    Reporting from New York The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual. "Red," a two-character...