Lisa McKeown

Frankenstein Live opened last weekend at the Walmer Centre Theatre in the Annex. The script was written by Warren MacDonald, and is a stage adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. There is no dialogue in the book, and so MacDonald notes in a recent interview that his biggest challenge was to imagine the dialogue realistically while […]

  Fabiana Cabral

Greetings, humans. We have genre variety this month to keep your reading palate happy. Two novels, two biographies, a collection of essays about America’s most famous playwright, and a collection of sketches of some of the greatest writers working today: Books In Hand: Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life I excitedly impulse-bought Yanagihara’s book after hearing […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before The Howland Company was The Howland Company- long before they were a producing theatre company at all- they were a reading group. It all began back in late 2012 when a group of friends and theatre colleagues gathered in future Howland founding member James Graham’s living room to read Bachelorette by Leslye Headland. As […]

  Brian Balduzzi

Our pop culture has had a recent wealth of new stories concerning the famous Bombshell actress, Marilyn Monroe. Boston Actors Theater brings one of the latest fictionalized accounts of Marilyn’s life in its Goodbye Marilyn: A Love Letter (A Staged Reading), written by Michael Phillips. This play explores the last night of Marilyn Monroe’s life, […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2011 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present the My Theatre Nominee Interview Series. Antonio Bavaro‘s brilliantly nuanced performance in the staged reading of Puelo Deir’s Holy Tranity was a highlight of the 2011 Toronto Fringe, earning him a My Theatre Award nomination for Best Performance in a […]

  Brian Balduzzi

About a month ago, I was fortunate enough to receive an email from Sugar Cereal Productions founder and artistic producing director Mark Sickler. Back in October we’d briefly discussed his next project, a serialized soap opera, and since then he’d assembled an all-star team of writers- including Ilene Fischer, the director of the company’s last production, […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2011 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present the My Theatre Nominee Interview Series. Neil Bartram and Brian Hill are the award-winning composers of multiple musical theatre hits including Broadway’s The Story of My Life (nominated for 4 Drama Desk Awards). Acclaimed directors and actors who’ve worked on international hits […]