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Squigs Pulls Up a Desk at Seminar, Starring Alan Rickman

Squigs Pulls Up a Desk at Seminar, Starring Alan Rickman

It takes a brave (or foolish) young writer to entrust his work to the judgment of fearsome literary lion Leonard—especially since Leonard is played by stage-and-screen great Alan Rickman in the new play Seminar! Just before the play's November 20 opening night, Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson took a seat at the Golden Theatre to see ...

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Take a First Look at Alan Rickman as a Fearsome Literary Lion in Seminar

Take a First Look at Alan Rickman as a Fearsome Literary Lion in Seminar
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Remember the tough-as-nails teacher who made you quake in your proverbial boots? He or she has got nothing on Alan Rickman, who finds dozens of ways to terrorize the four would-be novelists paying big bucks for his guidance in Seminar. Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy is set to open on November 20 at Broadway’s Golden Theatre, and we’ve ...

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Alan Rickman & His Seminar Students Preview Their New Broadway Comedy

Alan Rickman & His Seminar Students Preview Their New Broadway Comedy

Any aspiring novelist might feel a tad of trepidation over having his or her work judged by Alan Rickman as an imperious writing teacher. That’s the premise of Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy Seminar, which begins previews at Broadway’s Golden Theatre on October 27. Rickman and stage students Jerry O’Connell, Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater and Hettienne Park ...

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Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater Enroll in Broadway's Seminar with Alan Rickman

Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater Enroll in Broadway's Seminar with Alan Rickman

Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater have signed on to join previously announced star Alan Rickman in Theresa Rebeck's Seminar this fall at Broadway's Golden Theatre. Performances will begin on October 27 with opening night set for November 20. Sam Gold directs.

Seminar
follows four young writers participating in a private seminar taught by literary icon Leonard (Rickman). Tensions ...

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Ethan Hawke, Laurie Metcalf, Chad Deity & More Win 2011 Obie Awards

Ethan Hawke, Laurie Metcalf, Chad Deity & More Win 2011 Obie Awards

The 2011 Obie Awards were presented on May 16 at a ceremony held at Webster Hall hosted by David Hyde Pierce and S. Epatha Merkerson. Administered by The Village Voice, the awards honor off-Broadway productions, performers and directors and are not competitive. Kristoffer Diaz’s The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity was named Best New American Play, an award that ...

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A Sneak Peek at Mamie Gummer, Hamish Linklater, Jenn Gambatese & the Cast of The School for Lies

A Sneak Peek at Mamie Gummer, Hamish Linklater, Jenn Gambatese & the Cast of The School for Lies

Ready for a classic comedy? Playwright David Ives puts his 21st century spin on Moliere’s 17th century hit The Misanthrope in The School for Lies, which opens on May 1 at Classic Stage Company. Director Walter Bobbie has assembled a top-drawer cast, including Hamish Linklater, Mamie Gummer, Jenn Gambatese and Alison Fraser, for this rollicking comedy, performed in verse ...

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Mamie Gummer, Jenn Gambatese, Hamish Linklater & More Set for The School for Lies at CSC

Mamie Gummer, Jenn Gambatese, Hamish Linklater & More Set for The School for Lies at CSC

Mamie Gummer, Jenn Gambatese and Hamish Linklater will have leading roles in David Ives’ The School for Lies, a new adaptation of Moliere’s The Misanthrope to be mounted by Classic Stage Company. The play will begin previews on April 13 at CSC’s off-Broadway home and open on May 1, for a limited engagement through May 22, directed by ...

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Linda Emond, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Hamish Linklater & More Headed for Shakespeare in the Park

Linda Emond, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Hamish Linklater & More Headed for Shakespeare in the Park

Additional casting has been announced for the Public Theater’s 2010 Shakespeare in the Park rotating productions of The Merchant of Venice and The Winter’s Tale. Previously announced stars Al Pacino, Jesse L. Martin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lily Rabe, Max Wright and Ruben Santiago-Hudson will lead the repertory productions, directed by Daniel Sullivan (Merchant) and Michael Grief (Winter’s ...

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Lahti Pulls Out of The Busy World Is Hushed Off-B'way; Clayburgh To Step In

Lahti Pulls Out of The Busy World Is Hushed Off-B'way; Clayburgh To Step In

 

 

Leading lady Christine Lahti has withdrawn from Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of The Busy World Is Hushed, which began rehearsals last week, "due to family matters that necessitate her returning to the West Coast," according to a production statement. Jill Clayburgh will now star alongside Hamish Linklater and Luke Macfarlane in the Keith Bunin play.

Clayburgh headlined an initial ...

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Hamish Linklater and Luke MacFarlane to Join Lahti in The Busy World Is Hushed

Hamish Linklater and Luke MacFarlane to Join Lahti in The Busy World Is Hushed

 

Hamish Linklater and Luke MacFarlane will join Christine Lahti in the Playwrights Horizons production of The Busy World is Hushed. The Keith Bunin play is set to begin performances on May 27 a day later than previously announced.

Linklater appeared at Playwrights in Recent Tragic Events and The Chemistry of Change. His other New York theater credits include Good Thing ...

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