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[New York] After Years of Playing Bette, Another Role ... Ms. Midler discusses her return to the theater in the one-woman play “I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers.”

It’s how the Hollywood superagent Sue Mengers sometimes smoked on her living room sofa, a cigarette in one hand and a joint in the other, as she dispensed wit and wisdom like the Cheshire cat to movie stars who dropped in. So sedentary was Mengers that wh
New York Times
added Apr 16, 2013 15:26

[Europe, UK] The uncertain stage

Sheltering from the rain outside the Royal Court Theatre, Anthony Neilson pockets his electronic cigarette and replaces it with an extra-long Superking. “You now know more about what we’re doing than anyone else in the Royal Court,” he exhales, “includin
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:56

[UK-Scotland] John Byrne fumes at Scotland's theatre smoking ban

ONE of Scotland’s best-known artists and playwrights has condemned the country’s anti-smoking legislation, arguing that the ban in theatres amounts to censorship. ... His letter was co-signed by a number of high-profile supporters, including playwright
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 17, 2013 11:26

[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

[Minnesota] To smoke or not to smoke?

it's a pivotal moment that begins the character's transformation into an assertive woman. And some theater employees say it wouldn't feel nearly as raw if the actress couldn't smoke an actual cigarette on stage. "If you're going to be authentic to that a
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2013 16:29

[UK] Canning Town pupils learn about the dangers of smoking shisha

Rokeby School, in Canning Town, welcomed the NHS Theatre Forum to their school, a group of students from Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc), who used different forms of drama to get their message across.
Newham Recorder (uk)
added Feb 8, 2013 11:52

[New York] HELLER: ‘Bloomberg: The Musical’: He’s Not Calling the Tunes

Could Mr. Bloomberg be next? We asked three musical-theater composers to imagine song-and-dance numbers from the life of our current three-termer.
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2013 13:59

[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

[Minnesota] Legislator wants to ban actors from smoking on stage

A state senator wants to outlaw actors from puffing away as part of plays. Democratic Sen. Barb Goodwin of Columbia Heights introduced her bill doing that on Thursday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2013 07:53
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[Minnesota] Bill: No smoking in MN theater productions

The curtain could soon fall on smoking as part of theatrical productions in Minnesota, under legislation introduced Thursday. The bill by Democratic Sen. Barb Goodwin would bar actors from puffing away as part of plays.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2013 06:51
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