award http://wamc.org en Dearbhla Molloy In Manhattan Theatre Club's "Outside Mullingar" http://wamc.org/post/dearbhla-molloy-manhattan-theatre-clubs-outside-mullingar <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.outsidemullingarbroadway.com/"><em>Outside Mullingar</em></a> - a new play by John Patrick Shanley - the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of Doubt and directed by Tony-winning director Doug Hughes, is currently running at the <a href="http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com">Manhattan Theatre Club’s</a> Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street in New York City.</p><p>Tony winner,&nbsp;Brían F. O’Byrne, and Emmy winner, Debra Messing, play Anthony and Rosemary, two introverted misfits straddling 40. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, a state of affairs that - due to his painful shyness - suits him well. Rosemary lives right next door, determined to have him, watching the years slip away.</p><p><em>Outside Mullingar</em> is a very Irish story with a surprising depth of poetic passion, these yearning, eccentric souls fight their way towards solid ground and hope to find some kindness and happiness.</p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 84983 at http://wamc.org Dearbhla Molloy In Manhattan Theatre Club's "Outside Mullingar" Oscar Talk with Thelma Adams http://wamc.org/post/oscar-talk-thelma-adams <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Nobody knows movies like <a href="http://www.thelmadams.com/wordpress">Thelma Adams</a>. So, we wanted to talk with her about Sunday night’s Academy Awards and find out her thoughts on possible winners and losers on film’s biggest night.</p><p>She is currently a <a href="https://www.movies.yahoo.com">Yahoo! Movies </a>Contributing Editor, film critic and Oscarologist. She was the film critic at Us Weekly for eleven years from 2000 to 2011, following six years at the New York Post. She has twice chaired the New York Film Critics Circle.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84582 at http://wamc.org Oscar Talk with Thelma Adams Marilyn Sokol - "Old Jews Telling Jokes" http://wamc.org/post/marilyn-sokol-old-jews-telling-jokes <p>Emmy and Obie Award winning actress, <a href="http://www.marilynsokol.com/">Marilyn Sokol</a>, is one of five actors in <a href="http://www.oldjewstellingjokesonstage.com"><em>Old Jews Telling Jokes</em></a> facing the enjoyable task of paying homage to and reinventing jokes (and performing comic songs) off-Broadway at The Westside Theatre. The show,&nbsp;inspired by the&nbsp;<a href="http://oldjewstellingjokes.com/">website</a>&nbsp;of the same name, created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent and directed by Marc Bruni, is in previews now and opens on May 20. Mon, 07 May 2012 16:42:36 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 38436 at http://wamc.org Marilyn Sokol - "Old Jews Telling Jokes" NY Company That Makes Mushroom Packing Gets Award http://wamc.org/post/ny-company-makes-mushroom-packing-gets-award <p>An upstate New York company that makes biodegradable packaging material from mushrooms is getting an award from the Environmental Protection Agency.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>EPA regional administrator Judith Enck will present an environmental leadership award today to Ecovative Design of Green Island, near Albany. The company uses the &quot;roots&quot; of the mushroom &mdash; called mycelium &mdash; and plant matter to make soft blocks that are used to cushion products ranging from computer servers to furniture.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:48:00 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37122 at http://wamc.org