Nicole Ackman is an FF2 Media Associate based in North Carolina, after living in London and New York. She graduated from Elon University with a Bachelors degree in History and Strategic Communication and from City University of London with a Masters degree in Culture, Policy, and Management. She is a theatre and film critic and is a member of the North Carolina Film Critics Association. Her taste in film tends towards period dramas, movie musicals, and anything starring Saoirse Ronan. In addition to film, she is passionate about history, theatre, Disney parks, and classic novels by female writers.

Currently Browsing: Nicole Ackman

Gail Papp, the Woman Behind The Public Theater’s Play Development

In her recently released memoir Public/Private: My Life with Joe Papp at The Public Theater, author Gail Merrifield Papp spends her time chronicling her professional and personal relationship with New York theater legend, Joseph “Joe” Papp. Joe Papp is best known as the founder of both Shakespeare in the Park and The Public Theater (a theater downtown from Broadway that has been the birthplace of remarkable shows from Hair to Hamilton).read more.

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Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: Meet Jo van Gogh!

The way  VAN GOGH – The Immersive Experience (which is currently touring across the United States) uses technology to present the extraordinary work of 19th Century painter Vincent van Gogh is truly awe-inspiring. That said, however, I am deeply troubled by how little acknowledgement is given to the work of the woman who labored tirelessly to ensure that history would remember him.… read more.

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Kudos to the 2022 Oscar Nominees for Costume Design

Last week, the Academy Award nominations honoring the films of 2021 were announced and female filmmakers were fairly well represented. Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog led the nominations, with Campion personally being nominated for both Best Direction and Best Adapted Screenplay. In the latter category, three of the five nominees were penned by women.… read more.

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Spend 2022 in Joan Metcalf’s Shimmery Seasonal Glow

This holiday season, we’re excited to introduce Pomegranate, a publishing and printing company that offers its customers “art you can bring home.” In celebration of Pomegranate’s commitment to inclusivity, we’re proud to spotlight some of the brilliant women artists in their catalogue! Read more about Pomegranate below.read more.

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Spend 2022 with Georgia O’Keeffe’s Boldly Erotic Florals

This holiday season, we’re excited to introduce Pomegranate, a publishing and printing company that offers its customers “art you can bring home.” In celebration of Pomegranate’s commitment to inclusivity, we’re proud to spotlight some of the brilliant women artists in their catalogue! Read more about Pomegranate below.read more.

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Charlotte Libov’s ‘I Wrote the Book’ is a Joyful Celebration

Charlotte Libov’s cabaret I Wrote the Book via Metropolitan Zoom was very enjoyable, thanks to a great set of songs, a unique viewing experience, and her own endearing charm. (NBA: 4/5)

Review by FF2 Associate Nicole Ackman

Charlotte Libov’s cabaret, I Wrote the Book opened with her singing “Heart” from Damn Yankees, and she certainly has it in spades.read more.

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