From Shakespeare to SciFi, actors often return to a beloved character to find new life in the role. Yet, very few of these revisits hold such a unique offstage story like acclaimed international film, television and stage actor Sasson Gabay.
Coming of Broadway age in the shadow of the Hamilton juggernaut, Dear Evan Hansen, the seemingly unassuming musical about an unpopular high school kid with social anxiety, managed to turn its misfit story into a multiple Tony® Award winner.
An orchestral score for a ballet wouldn’t ordinarily pop up in an art museum’s storage room. But the one in San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum, a score of Erik Satie’s surrealist Parade, was no ordinary example.
On August 3, 2019, El Paso entered the national zeitgeist when an active shooter killed 22 people at a Walmart. The shooter’s goal: to kill as many people of Mexican descent as possible.
In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, won four 2008 Tony Awards and has become the most recognizable Latinx musical.
Even in a canon filled with political advising witches, fairy marriage wars and revenge seeking ghosts, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale still stands–statuesque–as an odd chimera of a play.
In one of his most recent works, The Hard Problem, getting its regional premiere at Main Street Theater (through Oct. 6), Stoppard goes in heavy on the head, rather literally as the play follows scientists looking into questions of how the brain creates the mind, how we are conscious of our own consciousness.
What do Carrie Fisher, the Wicked Witch of the West, and a rabbit have in common? It’s not a trick question, but a sampling of the roles Shannon McGrann has played over her years onstage and in front of the camera.