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[New York] Art Imitates Life, as a Villain Haunts a Stateside Parking Lot / ‘Richard III’ Emerges Outdoors on the Lower East Side

Mr. Colla is a powerhouse actor, particularly early on, ... Mr. Colla speaks the speech smoothly, sometimes while smoking a cigarette. He’s alternately elated and enraged, and more than a bit smug and hammy.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2013 12:34

[UK-Wales] No on-stage smoking for actors in Wales — Health Minister Mark Drakeford

They fear it could cost the principality's economy up to £20 million — saying the red tape could see production firms shoot big-budget dramas across the border in England, where the filming of real smoking is allowed.
This is South Wales (uk) (Evening Post)
added May 16, 2013 03:36

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Time to end smoking ban's exemption for theaters

Minnesota’s smoking ban is a measure that is designed to protect public health in public places — public places like theaters. To allow actors to smoke on stage is still subjecting audience members to second-hand smoke, which is exactly what the ban was e
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Mar 6, 2013 13:03

[New York] Nourished by Language That Is Based on Touching - ‘Not by Bread Alone’ at the N.Y.U. Skirball Center

cast ... are both deaf and blind to varying degrees ... wonderful monologue by Itzik Hanuna, who speaks with commanding intensity and novelistic detail, describes a lonely holiday in which smoking a cigarette becomes a transporting act of independence.
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2013 10:09

[Taiwan] HUNG: To smoke on stage or not to smoke

a theatergoer in Taipei, bothered by cigarette smoking on stage at the National Theater in the heart of our not-so-beloved city, filed a complaint with our municipal health bureau more than four months ago. . . . A couple of minutes you're exposed to ci
The China Post (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 02:25

[California] San Rafael clears the smoke...

According to the ordinance, smokers can still light up in hotels, single-family homes and automobiles. The new rules even go so far as to dictate when thespians can puff away during plays
Pacific Sun
added Oct 3, 2012 20:38

[Iowa, New York] Morningside alum creates 'smoking' off-Broadway show

Tony-nominated lyricist and playwright Bill Russell hasn't smoked cigarettes for decades.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 30, 2012 11:44

[New York] 'The Last Smoker in America' a disastrously bad musical

May no upcoming show of the new theatrical season be as lame as this one.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Aug 9, 2012 16:30

[New York] Last Smoker In America

It’s all silly and appealing bubble-gum that’s entertaining enough if you ignore the occasional hints that it could be much more. If more of the musical was like its pre-show “turn off your cell phones” announcement – done in a darkly humorously way that
added Aug 4, 2012 14:30

[New York] The Last Smoker in America

This puerile, profanity-laced musical has song titles like "Fight for the Right to Light Up" and "Smoking Makes Me Happy" and lyrics like "I . . . wanna call you the c-word, 'cause bitch face ain't strong enough!" It might be interesting if the play, howe
The New Yorker
added Aug 4, 2012 13:24
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