Dame Maggie Smith wins Best Actress Award at Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019

Welcome to the stage the unstoppable force that is Damian Lewis. The Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress, of course, goes to Dame Maggie Smith. I’m really very pleased to get this award because it’s just so long ago that I got one when I started. So – and I got it because they couldn’t think of anybody […]

Sir Ian McKellen: ‘actors must tour to save theatre’ | Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019

audiences of old relished live theatre, in part because they were introduced to it through drama in state schools primary and secondary, and now less and less if at all. The privilege boys of each have three theaters of their own and they present in them 20 Drama shows each year. What is going on? What could be […]

How Danny DeVito Eats An Egg on Broadway | Acting Class

Are these hard-boiled eggs? Oh, thank God. Hi, this is Danny DeVito, and this is how you eat an egg, and still say your lines, on Broadway — without choking. That’s not true. Solomon takes hard-boiled egg out of the portfolio and cracks it on his knuckles. I use my cane. It’s kind of funny, I think. What’s […]

Chai Time Comedy with Kenny Sebastian : Being Manly, Waxing & Shaving.

So, every morning I wake up and I hate shaving. I can’t say it properly. But, this is what women feel with waxing, you know. I think. Do we have to wax? You know. When you see from that perspective, I think it was invented because women are like at least do something. No one teaches you… Your […]

How Comedian Sherry Cola Found Her Way To Stand-Up | Break Shot | NBC Asian America

WILL CHOI: Hey, I’m Will Choi, and today’s special guest is Sherry Cola. And we’re going to play some pool. SHERRY COLA: Wait, I thought we were swimming. WILL: No, that’s a different kind of pool. SHERRY: So I shouldn’t get into my bikini? WILL: [LAUGHS] No, no, don’t do that. SHERRY: I was so excited. WILL: [LAUGHS] […]

Special Report: Acting DNI Testifies Before Congress On Trump Ukraine Phone Call | NBC News

I THINK THE THING TO WATCH TODAY WILL BE WHAT WILL REPUBLICANS, REPUBLICANS ON THE SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE IN PARTICULAR, HAVE TO SAY NOW THAT THIS WHISTLE-BLOWER COMPLAINT, THE REDACTED VERSION OF IT, IS NOW OUT IN THE PUBLIC RECORD. AND WE WILL — AT THAT POINT LATER THIS AFTERNOON THE MEMBERS OF THAT COMMITTEE WILL HAVE HAD […]

Shakespeare, Under The Sky And Around the Globe | The Daily 360 | The New York Times

So Shakespeare knew better than anyone that for two hundred years they talked about hearing plays, you went to listen to a play. And Shakespeare’s words have endured over the course of time, and he performed, you know, open air, and that is the tradition to listen to these plays with the baseline of sound being these woods […]

King's Cross Theatre (Theatre Building of the Year) – The Stage Awards 2017

[Applause] [Applause] lucky I mean it was a surprise of me we were we weren't expecting that at all it was wonderful to denominator to ask you need to be nominated this year we've been in such a great company and it's just wonderful swing and it so wonderful because our team at the Kings Brock are the […]