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The 2014 Lilly Awards Burst Into Bloom

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

On June 2, the fifth annual Lilly Awards Ceremony lit up Playwrights Horizons. The Lilly Awards, affectionately called "The Lillies," were founded in 2010 by Julia Jordan, Marsha Norman, and Teresa Rebeck to honor the work of women in the theater.

Happy "Bridges" Birthday Kelli O'Hara!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 06.16.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

When I saw The Bridges of Madison County musical on Broadway last night, never would I have imagined a family connection nor a birthday connection. Y...

Aisle View: Bridge Over Troubled Adaptation

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

A trip to Madison County is well worth while; Broadway rarely sees two such wonderful singing performances, and things are mighty incandescent when Mr. Brown's love songs are being sung. How discouraging that the rest of the enterprise dulls what might have been glorious.

The Jason Robert Brown Generation

Suzy Evans | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

This is not a dig to say that all of Brown's music sounds the same, but simply to say that right now, in this moment, Brown is doing what he does best.

'The Bridges Of Madison County'... The Musical?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.07.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The novel "The Bridges of Madison County," which was made into a film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, is heading to Broadway as ...

The Fourth Annual Lilly Award at Playwrights Horizons

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

The first I heard of the Lilly Awards was when I was lucky enough to be invited to the fourth annual ceremony on June 3rd, 2013, at Playwrights Horizons presented by The Committee for Recognizing Women in Theater.

An Interview With "Night, Mother" Stars Joy Franz and Laura Siner and Director Cyndy A. Marion

Carey Purcell | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

"The clock is ticking," is not necessarily a phrase a feminist writer likes to hear, but when discussing the upcoming production of 'night, Mother, an exception can be made. In this case, the aforementioned clocks are not those of a woman's biology but of actual time, counting down to the death of one of the women onstage.

An Art Gala To Remember

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Last night, BOMB Magazine celebrated its 31st anniversary at Capitale in New York by honoring curator Klaus Biesenbach, playwright Marsha Norman, and ...

Blood and Gifts: A Conversation With Playwright J.T. Rogers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

Blood and Gifts, a play by J.T. Rogers, creates a full overview of the issues and choices that were the precursors to our current situation.

Basking in the Multiple Charms of The Secret Garden

George Heymont | Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

If the crassness of the current social, political, and economic climate has you down in the dumps, I can't recommend a lovelier, more charming, experience.

'The Bridges Of Madison County' Is Getting The Musical Treatment

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

For all of you diligent fans who have been waiting with bated breath for "The Bridges Of Madison County" to become a musical, your time has come. T...

David Lindsay-Abaire Discusses Rabbit Hole

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Rabbit Hole is one of 2010's most affecting and well-wrought films, the story of a couple trying to regain their footing eight months after the death of their four-year-old son.

They Are Women, Hear Them Roar

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

I was intrigued by Symmetry Theatre's claim that fewer good roles are written for women, I found myself wondering if people might not be aware of the variety of plays that do indeed have meaty roles for female characters.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Sideways

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Snortland

Women performers are suffering in an industry run by estrogen-phobic people, regardless of their gender "There's way too much estrogen here -- I gott...