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15 Feb 19
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

They clung to each other in a farewell embrace in the lounge at Paris airport, the red-headed girl and the lithe Russian ballet dancer, his handsome face pale with fear of the KGB minders who stood menacingly just a few yards away. As their cheeks touched, he whispered in her ear: ‘I want to stay here. Please do something.’

Twenty-three-year-old Rudolf Nureyev, sensational star and enfant terrible of the Kirov Ballet, should at that moment, in mid-June 1961, have been in the air, on his way to London with the rest of the 100-strong ballet company from Leningrad for the second leg of their European tour.

But Russian officials had ushered him aside as he approached the boarding gate. He was going back to Moscow instead to

15 Feb 19
Colden Lamb

Introduction From a decaying mansion in the nasty republican town of East Hampton, to a picture perfect suburban house in Hartford, to the beauty salons on New York’s Fifth Avenue, Composer Scott Frankel and Lyricist Michael Korie have taken their audiences to interesting and dramatic slices of American life through their Broadway musicals. The characters […]

15 Feb 19
Edmonton Journal

St. Albert native Damien Atkins ponders paranormal phenomena, and the urge to deny

15 Feb 19
The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired

Though regarded today as one of the seminal figures of the Harlem Renaissance and the overall evolution of Black literature, Zora Neale Hurston was treated as somewhat of a polarizing figure while alive.

15 Feb 19
The Mookse and the Gripes

The Criterion Collection has announced its May 2019 releases.

15 Feb 19
Sydney Arts Guide

“I thought a lot about love. About how it can happen out of the blue, about how it can change everything when it does. How it can give direction when you feel lost.”, writes Irish playwright, John O’Donovan, about his first full-length play, ‘IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I […]

15 Feb 19
Scholtes-Blog

I’ve been waiting for this one for a while. I love this story. I first heard about this on the TV show Ripley’s Believe It or Not! There have been several shows over the years with that name; the one I’m referring to is the one that was on ABC from 1982 to 1986, hosted by Jack […]

15 Feb 19
CUAdrama

Who or what inspires your writing the most?   It stems from certain images that pop up in the head. I’m not basing the story off of specific people. People may find themselves in the character in an unconscious way. In the process, I just tried to create the circumstances that justify the images in […]

15 Feb 19
TLAPPC

  Playwright Competition Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Type: Reality TV C.J.A Productions Playwright competition Attention Playwrights: Looking for upcoming playwrights with original productions of all genre comedies, drama’s, musical’s, suspense, gospel etc. (note all productions must be original work) C.J.A productions presents – The we got talent playwright and starving artist competition. Upcoming playwrights will scout […]

15 Feb 19
scribicide

For a time, I thought Ethan Hawke was the worst, most destructive stage actor in New York City.  Shakespeare, Chekhov, Brecht—it seemed there was no canonized playwright he was unwilling to defile, no production safe from his histrionics, his loud, heavily gestural, and self-absorbed brand of performance.  So it is with great delight and more […]

15 Feb 19
Good Nerd, Bad Nerd

WEBTOON TO LAUNCH ROT & RUIN DIGITAL COMIC Zombie Apocalypse Weekly Series to Debut in the Spring “We all carry around our own monsters.” Los Angeles, CA – Fans of the award-winning book series Rot & Ruin will be thrilled to know that Webtoon, the world’s #1 comic app, announced today their upcoming digital comic […]

15 Feb 19
ANGRY, DEPRESSED, OLD QUEER’S BLOG

Norwich Library on Millennium Plain puts up displays for LGBT History Month and its “Out and Proud” literature, but there is one area where it is disgracefully and prejudicially lacking. I have raised this issue with them before, some time back now and below is the letter that I have written to them and delivered […]

15 Feb 19
12thNight.ca

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “What am I doing here?” asks Damien Atkins more than once in the course of his smart, sly, funny solo show We Are Not Alone. Its declared subject is one that raises either your hopes or your hackles … just depending (Atkins and his play are ready for both): UFOs, extra-terrestrial […]

15 Feb 19
Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios has hired playwright Antoinette Nwandu to pen the film adaptation of Wash Clean The Bones, a short story from the Heads of the Colored People story collection by Nafissa Thompson-Spires. The collection, which was published by 37 Ink (an imprint of Atria Books), explores the concept of black identity in what is viewed […]