Author Archives: Susan Grace

GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  Today’s Hightlights: * The National Theatre‘s Great Britain, by Richard Bean, directed by Nicholas Hytner, featuring Billie Piper, Sarah Annis, Ross Boatman, Robert Calvert, Oliver Chris, William Chubb, Dermot Crowley, Jo Dockery, Robert Glenister, Ian Hallard, James Harkness, Scott Karim, … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Ryan Molloy begins his run as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre. * My Life is a Musical, by Adam Overett, directed & choreographed by Marlo Hunter, featuring Robert Cuccioli, Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone, Justin Matthew … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 28, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Willams, directed by Benedict Andrews, featuring Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby, opens at London’s Young Vic. * Billy Harrigan Tighe and AJ Holmes begin their runs in The Book of … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, July 25, 2014

  This Weekend’s Highlights: Friday, July 25 * Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Joel Sass, featuring Charles Janasz, Suzanne Warmanen, Candy Buckley, Joshua James Campbell, Isabell Monk O’Connor and Ali Rose Dachis, opens at Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater. … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, July 24, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * The Nether, by Jennifer Haley, directed by Jeremy Herrin, featuring Stanley Townsend, Amanda Hale, David Beames, Ivanno Jeremiah, Zoe Brough and Isabella Pappas, opens at London’s Royal Court Theatre. * Mala Hierba, by Tanya Saracho, directed by Jerry … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Shakespeare in Love, adapted by Lee Hall, directed by Declan Donnellan, featuring Ian Bartholomew, Tom Bateman, Tony Bell, Lucy Briggs-Owen, Anna Carteret, Paul Chahidi, David Ganly, Richard Howard, Harry Jardine, Abigail McKern, David Oakes, Patrick Osborne, Alistair Petrie, Doug Rao, Ferdy Roberts  and Colin Ryan, opens at the West … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Simon Goodwin, featuring Mark Arends, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Martin Bassindale, Pearl Chanda, Nicholas Gerard-Martin, Robert Gilbert, Jonny Glynn, Molly Gromadzki, Youssef Kerkour, Sarah MacRae, Michael Marcus, Roger Morlidge, Keith Osborn, Leigh … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 21, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Patti LuPone‘s The Lady with the Torch, conceived & directed by Scott Wittman, opens at 54 Below. * Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, by Daniel Goldfarb, directed & choreographed by Denis Jones, featuring Zak Resnick, … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, July 18, 2014

  THIS WEEKEND’S HIGHLIGHTS: Friday, July 18 * Ether Dome, by Elizabeth Egloff, directed by Michael Wilson, featuring Michael Bakkensen, Greg Balla, Sam Breen, Ken Cheeseman, Benjamin Cole, Kevin Hafso-Koppman, Walker Hare, Richmond Hoxie, Bill Kux, Linda Libby, Tom Patterson, Amelia … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, July 17, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Once national tour, by Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová & Enda Walsh, directed by John Tiffany, featuring Stuart Ward, Dani De Waal, Ray Bokhour, Matt Deangelis, John Gardner, Donna Garner, Evan Harrington, Ryan Link, Benjamin Magnuson, Alex Nee, … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Encores! Off-Center’s Pump Boys and Dinettes, by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel & Jim Wann, directed by Lear deBessonet, featuring Jordan Dean, Hunter Foster, Mamie Parris, Randy Redd, Katie Thompson and Lorenzo Wolff, … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Capathia Jenkins returns to Newsies at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre. * NYMF‘s The Gig, by Douglas J. Cohen, directed by Igor Goldin, featuring Stephen Berger, Larry Cahn, Doug Eskew, Kate Fahrner, Nick Gaswirth, Michael Minarik, Kevin Pariseau, Dee … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 14, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Pageant, by Bill Russell, Frank Kelly & Albert Evans, directed by Matt Lenz, featuring Nick Cearley, Nic Cory, Alex Ringler, Marty Thomas, Seth Tucker, and Curtis Wiley, hosted by John Bolton, opens at Off-Broadway’s Davenport Theatre. * The … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, July 11, 2014

  THIS WEEKEND’S HIGHLIGHTS: Friday, July 11 * Falsettos, by William Finn & James Lapine, directed by John Simpkins, featuring Kyle Barisich, Leslie Henstock, Donald Coggin, Brent Schraff, Tyler Altomari, Jane Bruce and Danielle Gimbal, opens at CT’s TriArts Sharon Playhouse. … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, July 10, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, directed by , starring Ellen Burstyn, with Robert Adrian, Patrik Baldauff, Lash Dooley, Gabriel Furman, Gabriel Fazio, Beau Gravitte, Timothy Doyle, Sam Hamill, Conn Horgan, Joe Maruzzo, Mihaela Mihut, Sarah Anne … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Dixie’s Tupperware Party, by Kris Andersson, directed by Patrick Richwood, starring Dixie Longate, opens at LA’s Geffen Playhouse. * NYMF‘s Academia Nuts, by Becca Anderson, Dan Marshall & Julian Blackmore, directed by Thomas Caruso, featuring Alyse Alan Louis, … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Richard III, directed by Jamie Lloyd, featuring Martin Freeman and Gina McKee, with Simon Coombs, Philip Cumbus, Gerald Kyd, Paul Leonard, Forbes Masson, Paul McEwan, Mark Meadows, Lauren O’Neil, Maggie Steed and Jo Stone-Fewings, opens at London’s … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 7, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Daytona, by Oliver Cotton, directed by David Grindley, featuring Maureen Lipman, Harry Shearer and playwright Cotton, opens at the West End’s Theatre Royal, Haymarket. * Brigadoon, directed & choreographed by Rachel Rockwell, featuring Kevin Earley, Curt Bouril, Jennie … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, July 3, 2014

Have a spectacular holiday!  GRACE NOTES will return Mon. July 7. THIS WEEKEND’S HIGHLIGHTS: Thursday, July 3 * The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, directed by Yaël Farber, featuring Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley, Samantha Colley, Jack Ellis, William Gaunt, Christopher Godwin, Adrian … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Forbidden Broadway, by Gerard Alessandrini, directed by Phillip George, featuring Anna-Jane Casey, Sophie-Louise Dann, Damian Humbley and Ben Lewis, opens at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. * June Moon, by Ring Lardner & George S. Kaufman, directed by Jessica … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Monty Python Live (mostly) opens at London’s 02 Arena. * Levi Kreis begins his run in Roundabout‘s Violet at Broadway’s American Airlines Theatre. * Richard III, directed by Jamie Lloyd, featuring Martin Freeman and Gina McKee, with Simon Coombs, … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, June 30, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Nancy Opel begins her run in Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre. * Public Theater‘s Public Forum: Shakespeare in America FREE event, featuring Poet Elizabeth Alexander, Sarah Amengual, Alec Baldwin, former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Brian Dennehy, Colman Domingo, Colin … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, June 27, 2014

  THIS WEEKEND’S HIGHLIGHTS: Friday, June 27 * Les Misérables, directed by Liesl Tommy, featuring Nehal Joshi, Justin Keyes, Allison Blackwell, Edward Watts, John Campione, Dorcas Leung, Elizabeth Judd, Christia Mantzke, Hassan El-Amin, Steven Michael Walters, Daniel Duque-Estrada, Alex Organ, Christie … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, June 26, 2014

  Today’s Highlights: * Manhattan Theatre Club‘s The Lion, written & performed by Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels, opens at NY City Center – Stage II. * The Muscles in Our Toes, by Stephen Belber, directed by Anne Kauffman, featuring Amir … Continue reading

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, June 19, 2014

    GRACE NOTES is taking a brief hiatus and will return Thursday, June 26.   UPCOMING HIGHLIGHTS: Thursday, June 19 * Holler If Ya Hear Me, by Todd Kreidler, directed by Kenny Leon, featuring Tony Pinkins, Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, Saycon … Continue reading

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