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First Nighter: Shakespeare Globe Smartly Does the Bard's Jacobean Works

David Finkle | Posted 03.03.2017 | Arts
David Finkle

During the winter months the Shakespeare's Globe crowd--as the current artistic director Dominic Dromgoole is about to depart--is bringing William Shakespeare indoors.

First Nighter: Gyllenhaal, Wilson Illuminate Nick Payne's 'Constellations'

David Finkle | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Nick Payne's Constellations arrives at the Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman after winning the 2012 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play and receiving a clutch of rave reviews that encouraged the move from its initial production at London's Royal Court to the West End.

First Nighter: Bloody, Bloody London Stages Rule

David Finkle | Posted 01.01.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

In all my theater-going days, I don't remember seeing a production that would likely give me nightmares. The thought had never crossed my mind. Until, that is, I went to the Pleasance Company and witnessed The Curing Room, David Ian Lee's import from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Jake Gyllenhaal Makes His American Stage Debut

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Tomorrow night Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal will make his American stage debut in British playwright Nick Payne’s If There Is I Haven’t F...