A NAKED TOUR DE FORCE | Bruno Isaković’s twisting elegance in DENUDED at LaMaMa ETC

Run. Go see it. Go to LaMaMa ETC now or before this coming Sunday. It is a success. Take in Bruno Isaković’s next version of DENUDED, a promising ensemble variation of this Croatian-born choreographer soloist turn, which had a U.S. premiere last night. He disrobes and lets us view his chest, his abs, his penis and his eyes. Read More

JOSE LLANA | Rising from Broadway’s “King and I” to Reach a New “Altitude”

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY | Did you know? Jose Llana — the alluring dynamo who recently wowed Broadway audiences as the King of Siam in Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony Award–winning best-musical revival of The King and I — turns 40 years old this month. So far, it looks like a royal turning point of… Read More

BROADWAY’S RACE CASTING CONTROVERSY | Why are Asian Americans invisible on NYC stages?

Asian American actors and performers have gathered forces to figure out the meaning behind a slew of statistics. Data revealed in a 2012 study has found the smoking gun — that Asian American performers are not part of “the trend toward more inclusive casting” in New York theater. Read More

VIDEO | Monsieur Space on building theatre today

JEAN-GUY LECAT ON BUILDING THEATRE TODAY: “The difference between a true space and one that is not lies in the criteria that favours or disfavours life. That which favours this concentration is thus legitimate while that which shies away from it is not. Read More

SOUTH KOREA | Seeking proposals for Center Stage Korea from presenters, performing arts centers and networks

The Korea Arts Management Service is considering project proposals submitted by international festivals, arts centers, and networks who will implement a project involving Korean performing groups/artists as part of their performance program. Read More

CAUSES | Boston’s storied “Downtown Crossing” theater history revealed in hands-on talk/tour

BOSTON | You’ve heard of “Downton Abbey.” Do you know about Downtown Crossing? If the Englishness of the PBS series “Downton Abbey” fascinates most of us, Boston theater historian Susan Roberts hopes to intrigue us with the theatricality of Downtown Crossing, a storied area of Boston that was the home to many of the city’s theaters… Read More

Performance review | Diverse City Theater’s nervy revival of Lee Blessing’s “Two Rooms” gives voice to voiceless

Diverse City Theater’s nervy production argues that Two Rooms has not lost an inch of topical relevance. The play has not lost its eloquence. It is a muted cry of rage. Read More

Deadlines | New York’s “hotINK at the Lark” seeks foreign scripts for 2013 festival by Oct. 15

“hotINK at the Lark 2013” is seeking to present new work by six playwrights from outside the United States in public readings at the Lark Play Development Center, April 17-22, 2013. Read More

Native American News | Native Voices at the Autry gives “First Look” to suspenseful play by Native American actor, Oct. 25

If you are in the Los Angeles area, you might want to check out this reading, part of Native Voices’ signature FIRST LOOK SERIES: Plays in Progress. Read More