An Interview with Script in Hand Playreading Series “Regulars” by Westport Country Playhouse

photo by Dave MatlowBy Anne KeefePlayhouse Artistic AdvisorCurator, Script in Hand SeriesThere are some special people one meets in the course of ‘a life in the theatre.’  When aske…

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New Broadway Streetcar Takes Route Through a Multi-Racial New Orleans

Director Emily Mann (Broadway's Having Our Say, Anna in the Tropics) had a lifelong ambition to direct A Streetcar Named Desire. Blair Underwood always considered Stanley Kowalski on…

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Green Day's 'American Idiot' has a hefty stage pedigree

Like "Hair," "Rent" and "Spring Awakening," Green Day's hit musical appeals to the angsty youth in everyone.

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Student rush tickets available for 'American Idiot'

Show plays the Peabody March 2-5

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Full Original Cast Confirmed for Broadway Run of The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa by Broadway.com

The original cast from the off-Broadway run of Nicky Silver's The Lyons will transfer with the show when it makes its mainstem bow this spring. In addition to previously announced stars …

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Laura Osnes, Brooke Shields & More to Bring The Sound of Music to Carnegie Hall by Broadway.com

Broadway vets Laura Osnes, Brooke Shields and Tony Goldwyn will lead the cast of The Sound of Music in a one-night-only concert at Carnegie Hall. The concert staging of the Rodgers and Hamme…

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Brooke Shields, Laura Osnes, Tony Goldwyn and More Headline THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Carnegie Hall by BroadwayWorld

Carnegie Hall today announced that its one-night-only concert performance of The Sound of Music on Tuesday, April 24 at 800 p.m. in Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage will star Laura Osnes Bonni…

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People You Should Know . . . David Sedgwick by Zack

David Sedgwick is about to play Vershinin in The Seeing Place Theater’s production of Three Sisters. Originally from Sydney,he has performed extensively in Australia, Japan, and the United…

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Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer & More Join John Lithgow for Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer and Brian J. Smith will join previously announced stars John Lithgow, Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premier…

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Work by David Henry Hwang, Denis O'Hare Set for Berkeley Rep's 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced the productions for its 2012-2013 season. The season will begin with the West Coast premiere of David Henry Hwang's comedy Chinglish (August 24…

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Death of a Salesman's Finn Wittrock on Living the Dream with Mike Nichols by Josh Ferri

Age & Hometown: 27; Lenox, Massachusetts Current Role: A Broadway debut as Happy Loman, the womanizing, truth-stretching younger son of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Linda Emond in …

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ArtsBeat: 'Life of a Salesman' A Conversation With Joe Nocera by The New York Times

Charles Isherwood invited the New York Times columnist Joe Nocera to talk about "Death of a Salesman."

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'Carrie' Creators Resurrect A Legendary Flop by Jeff Lunden

Broadway history is littered with flop musicals — but if some shows are bombs, then Carrie, based on Stephen King's best-selling 1974 novel, was kind of a nuclear bomb. The story of a teen…

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People You Should Know . . . Erin Cronican by Zack

Erin Cronican is aprofessional singer/actor and a member of AEA, SAG and AFTRA. She recentlystarred in the first ever revival of the Styne/Comden/Greene musical, Subways Are For Sleeping and…

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0280: Peter Polycarpou At Large: by MusicalTalk

David Kingsmill catches up with the very talented Peter Polycarpou to discuss his impressive career in Les Miserables, Evita, Imagine This and so many others, including the all new super-dar…

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Throw Your Arms Up and Win Tickets to EVITA and Dinner for Two! by Contests

The highly-anticipated Broadway return of EVITA begins previews on March 12, and BroadwayWorld invites you to get into the Argentine spirit by channeling the iconic First Lady Eva Pern to wi…

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STAGE TUBE: Eric McCormack Makes Cameo Appearance in GODSPELL by Stage Tube

In the Wednesday, February 29th performance of GODSPELL, stage and screen star Eric McCormack made a cameo appearance in the role of Lazarus. Watch the humorous performance below

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Godspell's Heavenly Hunk Hunter Parrish Is Taking Your Questions! by Broadway.com

Hunter Parrish is best known for playing Silas Botwin, the weed-wielding son of Mary-Louise Parker on Showtime’s Weeds; Luke Adler, the sensitive son of Meryl Streep in the rom-com&nbs…

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Photo Flash: Hunter Parrish, Lindsay Mendez, et al. Gather for Two Boots's GODSPELL- Inspired Pizza by BroadwayWorld

Earlier this week, Two Boots Pizza in Hell's Kitchen 9th Ave. and 44th St. unveiled their new pizza inspired by GODSPELL. The GODSPELL pizza contains casear chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, roas…

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'Carrie' Creators Resurrect A Legendary Flop by Jeff Lunden

Broadway history is littered with flop musicals — but if some shows are bombs, then Carrie, based on Stephen King's best-selling 1974 novel, was kind of a nuclear bomb. The story of a teen…

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Mon, March 5 @ 5.00 P.M: Star-Studded Book Launch: IN REHEARSAL at The Drama Book Shop by Drama Book Shop

Star-Studded Book Launch: IN REHEARSAL Stacy Keach, Kathleen Chalfant and others, with author Gary Sloan The free even event will feature readings from Gary Sloan's IN REHEARSAL, a Q & A an…

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Green Day's 'American Idiot' has a hefty stage pedigree

Like "Hair," "Rent" and "Spring Awakening," Green Day's hit musical appeals to the angsty youth in everyone.

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Scaled-down version of 'Cry-Baby' gives musical new life

Musical based on John Waters' hit film follows the award-winning steps of "Hairspray."

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Hair tour cancelled by Natalie Woolman

The upcoming tour of Hair starring Gareth Gates has been cancelled after its producers filed for bankruptcy, according to a statement released by the show's general managers.

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MySpace: Michael Urie by Broadway.com

MySpace: Michael Urie Michael Urie may play mean-spirited mailroom clerk Bud Frump in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but he was more than welcomin…

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Side by Side by Susan Blackwell: Aurda McDonald by Broadway.com

Side by Side by Susan Blackwell: Aurda McDonald One might not expect four-time Tony winner and Juilliard-trained star Audra McDonald to discuss scatalogical urges while singing or dish on w…

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Review: (Toronto) La Liste by The Charlebois Post

(photo credit: Suzanne O'Neill)Sylvie Drapeau is on the listOne of the country's greatest actors in Torontoby Adèle CharleboisJennifer Tremblay's La Liste begins with a woman alone in her h…

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Moscow State Circus: Babushkin Sekret, Fairfield Halls, Croydon by Liz Arratoon

Fairfield Halls, Croydon: I have yet to be convinced that traditional circus, with all its stupendous skills, requires a narrative, and Babushkin Sekret is not going to persuade me. Set in 1…

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An Interview with Script in Hand Playreading Series “Regulars” by Westport Country Playhouse

photo by Dave MatlowBy Anne KeefePlayhouse Artistic AdvisorCurator, Script in Hand SeriesThere are some special people one meets in the course of ‘a life in the theatre.’  When aske…

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MySpace: Michael Urie by Broadway.com

MySpace: Michael Urie Michael Urie may play mean-spirited mailroom clerk Bud Frump in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but he was more than welcomin…

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Kristin Chenoweth and Nick Jonas Dream of Teaming Up in Mame by Broadway.com

Kristin Chenoweth has a pretty full plate these days as she readies for the premiere of her new TV show GCB and her upcoming concert tour, but the Tony winner is sti…

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Jesus Christ Superstar Comes to Life on Broadway as Previews Begin by Broadway.com

The latest Broadway resurrection of Jesus Christ Superstar is officially underway as the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical begins previews at the Neil Simon Theater on March 1. The popula…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Broadway Previews Begin Today! by BroadwayWorld

Previews for Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rices JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Broadway begin today at the Neil Simon Theatre. Directed by the Stratford Shakespeare Festivals Artistic Director and…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’s Paul Nolan, Josh Young and Chilina Kennedy featured in April issue of Vanity Fair. Performances begin tonight, March 1. by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

The stars of the Broadway production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Paul Nolan, Josh Young and Chilina Kennedy, are featured in the April issue of Vanity Fair, on stands now.     Andrew Lloyd…

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I Don't Think So by Lysistrata Jones

I Don't Think So From the HIT musical - Lysistrata Jones From: LysistrataJones Views: 208 1 ratings Time: 01:29 More in Entertainment

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LYSISTRATA JONES Cast in the Recording Studio! by BroadwayWorld

LYSISTRATA JONES may have given its final performance in January, but a cast album is on its way The show's official Twitter page revealed that the cast is currently in the recording studio.

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: New MARY POPPINS LED Marquee! by Jennifer Broski

MARY POPPINS, now in its 5th successful year on Broadway, continues to break ground with its new entirely digitized marquee made from LED lights. Check it out below

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VIDEO FLASH: March 1 TheaterMania News Minute by Tristan Fuge and Bethany Rickwald

This week TheaterMania reports on Woody Allen writing the book for a musical adaptation of Bullets Over Broadway, Matilda the Musical on Broadway in 2013, Cate Blanchett and more Helen Hayes…

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Montego Glover and Adam Pascal (#333) - February, 2012 by American Theatre Wing

Where are Broadway’s hottest stars? Downstage Center. The latest episode heads down south as Memphis’ Montego Glover plays the role as interviewer to her co-star Adam Pascal. The versati…

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Hanging Specters by Rob Weinert-Kendt

"The word 'Africa' is not uttered until deep in the second act of Hurt Village, but the continent hangs like a specter over Katori Hall's new play at the Signature Center. The African-Americ…

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MILLION DOLLAR Time Machine at Houston’s Hobby Center by David Dow Bentley III

It would not be until the 17th song of the evening that the audience would hear the Carl Perkins tune, “Party,” but in every other way the party for Million Dollar Quartet began the mome…

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NEWSIES Announces Ticket Lottery Policy! by BroadwayWorld

Disney Theatrical Productions has just announced that a limited number of orchestra tickets to Newsies will be available via lottery at The Nederlander Theatre beginning March 15th. Beginnin…

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Photo Exclusive! Seize Your Chance to See Jeremy Jordan and the Newsies Cast in Rehearsal by Broadway.com

Hail the future Kings of New York! Beginning March 15, Broadway will be invaded by rabble-rousing, singing, dancing newsboys. From Bottle Alley to the harbor, New Yorkers can’t stop ta…

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Tickets on Sale for Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the new Gershwin musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It, starring Tony winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara. Directed and c…

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Kristin Chenoweth on Her GCB Family, Broadway Return and How Turning 40 Changed Her by Broadway.com

After appearing as the very first guest on Show People, Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth returned to Broadway.com's studios to chat with host Paul Wontorek about her many exciting current p…

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One Man, Two Guvnors new cast interviews by National Theatre

One Man, Two Guvnors new cast interviews The new cast of the smash-hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors talk about the play and the rehearsal process before the first preview on 2 March at the T…

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Full English, please: will Broadway gobble up One Man, Two Guvnors? by Michael Billington

Richard Bean's West End hit is transferring to New York. Let's hope American audiences get served the full English version in all its improvisatory gloryRichard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors t…

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Mon, March 5 @ 5.00 P.M: Star-Studded Book Launch: IN REHEARSAL at The Drama Book Shop by Drama Book Shop

Star-Studded Book Launch: IN REHEARSAL Stacy Keach, Kathleen Chalfant and others, with author Gary Sloan The free even event will feature readings from Gary Sloan's IN REHEARSAL, a Q & A an…

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Listen to Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s ‘Divas’ Serenade SiriusXM’s ‘Cousin Brucie’ – Segment Online Now by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL’s “Divas” Jacqueline B. Arnold and Anastacia McCleskey visited the SiriusXM studios live to serenade legendary New York radio personality “C…

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Review: (Montreal) Ines Pérée et Inat Tendu by The Charlebois Post

“S'il n'y avait pas d'enfants sur la Terre, il n'y aurait rien de beau” -- Réjean Ducharme(Photo credit: Nicolas Frank Vachon)The Charms of DucharmeA difficult play takes (verbal) …

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Hedda Lettuce, Janis Paige, Amra-Faye Wright to Play Feinstein's at Loews Regency by Brian Scott Lipton

Feinstein's at Loews Regency has announced additional acts for its spring and summer schedule. Performers will include Alexandra Silber with Anthony Andrews (March 7), Rebecca Faulkenb…

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An Interview with Script in Hand Playreading Series “Regulars” by Westport Country Playhouse

photo by Dave MatlowBy Anne KeefePlayhouse Artistic AdvisorCurator, Script in Hand SeriesThere are some special people one meets in the course of ‘a life in the theatre.’  When aske…

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People You Should Know . . . Brandon Walker by Zack

Brandon Walker:  Founding Artistic Director of The Seeing Place. Previous showswith the company: The Credeaux Canvas(Winston), When We Have GoneAstray (Writer / Ira Trask…

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ArtsBeat: Justin Long To Make Broadway Debut in 'Seminar' by Scott Heller

The TV and movie actor will play an aspiring novelist opposite Jeff Goldblum in Theresa Rebeck's comedy.

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Justin Long to Make Broadway Debut Alongside Jeff Goldblum in Seminar by Broadway.com

Film actor Justin Long will make his Broadway debut in Theresa Rebeck’s Seminar. Long will assume the role of Martin (currently portrayed by Hamish Linklater) alongside previously anno…

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Justin Long to Make Broadway Debut in SEMINAR April 3 by BroadwayWorld

Film and Television star Justin Long Hes Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, Ed will make his Broadway debut when he joins Academy Award and Emmy Award no…

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Justin Long to Join Jeff Goldblum in Broadway's Seminar by Dan Bacalzo

Justin Long will co-star with the previously reported Jeff Goldblum in the Broadway production of Theresa Rebeck's play, Seminar. Both actors will begin performances in the show, at the…

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Justin Long doing B'way 'Seminar'

Legit News: Thesp to star opposite Jeff Goldblum in Reback comedy

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Justin Long to make Broadway debut in ‘Seminar’

The first new student has been revealed for the Broadway play “Seminar” — Justin Long.

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Justin Long signs up for Broadway debut

The first new student has been revealed for the Broadway play "Seminar" -- Justin Long.

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Priscilla Presley Puts Her Hands Together with the Stars of Sister Act by Broadway.com

Priscilla Presley is no stranger to spangly costumes—she was married to Elvis, after all!—but the actress and one-time Dancing With the Stars contestant got another healthy dose …

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SISTER ACT sings the National Anthem for the Knicks! by Sister Act

SISTER ACT sings the National Anthem for the Knicks! SISTER ACT's Lael Van Keuren represented the cast, singing the National Anthem at the Knicks game on February 29. For more informat…

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Laura Osnes, Brooke Shields & More to Bring The Sound of Music to Carnegie Hall by Broadway.com

Broadway vets Laura Osnes, Brooke Shields and Tony Goldwyn will lead the cast of The Sound of Music in a one-night-only concert at Carnegie Hall. The concert staging of the Rodgers and Hamme…

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STAGE TUBE: THE BOOK OF MORMON Gets Jewish Makeover! by Stage Tube

THE BOOK OF MORMON with book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, revovles around two Moromn missionaries whose faith get tested as they find themselves in far-way …

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MTC Announces Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer, Brian J. Smith To Join Cast of THE COLUMNIST by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce casting for the upcoming world premiere of THE COLUMNIST, by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, direc…

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Grace Gummer, Stephen Kunken, Brian J. Smith Join Broadway's The Columnist by Dan Bacalzo

Grace Gummer, Stephen Kunken, and Brian J. Smith are the latest additions to the Broadway cast of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of David Auburn's The Columnist. Daniel Su…

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Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer & More Complete Casting for MTC's THE COLUMNIST by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced additional casting for the upcoming world premiere of THE COLUMNIST, by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel…

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Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer & More Join John Lithgow for Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer and Brian J. Smith will join previously announced stars John Lithgow, Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premier…

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Photo Flash: First Look at John Lithgow in THE COLUMNIST! by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the limited engagement of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn beginning Wednesday, April 4 and opening Wednesday, April 25 at MT…

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The Eyes Have It! First Look at John Lithgow in Costume for The Columnist by Broadway.com

John Lithgow is headed back to Broadway to play the title role in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere production of David Auburn’s The Columnist. We've got a sneak peek a…

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Hanging Specters by Rob Weinert-Kendt

"The word 'Africa' is not uttered until deep in the second act of Hurt Village, but the continent hangs like a specter over Katori Hall's new play at the Signature Center. The African-Americ…

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ArtsBeat: Running Wilde: A Gangster Version of 'Earnest,' Directed by David Hyde Pierce by Dave Itzkoff

David Hyde Pierce explains the production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" that he is directing for this summer's Williamstown Theater Festival, stemming from his belief that the languag…

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Roundabout Broadway Highlights: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Roundabout Theatre Company

One of the greatest joys of our job is seeing our audiences transformed by a theatre performance. At some point in Roundabouts 46-year history, youve likely experienced a play or musical tha…

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Review: The King’s Speech by Harriet Hale

The play opens with the future king naked before a mirror which reflects him back in ostentatious ceremonial garb: “I look like a bloody Christmas tree.” This is Bertie (Charles …

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Ramin Karimloo to Play B.B. King's on September 13 by Brian Scott Lipton

Ramin Karimloo will appear at New York's B.B. King Blues Club and Grill at 8pm on September 13. He will perform songs from his upcoming CD Ramin, which includes theater music, pop cove…

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Stephen Sondheim working on new musical with David Ives by Matt Trueman

Composer and lyricist reveals he is collaborating with US playwright on his first musical since 2008's Road ShowStephen Sondheim has revealed that he's working on a new musical in collaborat…

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Head or tail: Giving life to the War Horse by Melissa Leong

In January, reporters and television crews gathered at a rehearsal hall in Toronto to see their first glimpse of the First World War play War Horse. While the cast and crew prepared to run a…

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Theatre review: War Horse gallops off to victory by Robert Cushman

The transforming moment in War Horse — transforming in every sense — comes about 20 minutes in. Joey, the title horse, changes before our eyes from foal to full-grown stallion.

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WICKED Costumes: Wardrobe Maintenance by Wicked

WICKED Costumes: Wardrobe Maintenance Witness a day in the life of the WICKED wardrobe department! 400 custom costumes made of over 2,000 pieces of fabric and countless sparkles need to be …

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Role Reversal at “Broadway Backwards” by Michael Portantiere

Musical theater guys have sometimes been heard to complain that their female counterparts get the best parts and the best songs in shows such as Mame, Hello, Dolly!, Funny Girl, and Wicked. …

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Kristin Chenoweth on Her GCB Family, Broadway Return and How Turning 40 Changed Her by Broadway.com

After appearing as the very first guest on Show People, Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth returned to Broadway.com's studios to chat with host Paul Wontorek about her many exciting current p…

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