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22 Sep 2013
Alice Ripley Shares Some Higher Learning With PlaybillEDU
Alice Ripley rose to stardom in Side Show and earned the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical playing Diana in the Pulitzer and Tony-winning Next to Normal. Despite her amazing success in musical theatre, Ripley, like any other performer, had to start somewhere. Here, she sat down with Playbill to chat about her higher education experiences in support of PlaybillEDU, a new website aimed at matching prospective students of theatre, music and dance to the perfect college or conservatory program. Read more about Ripley and the mission of PlaybillEDU.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.