Review: Death of a Salesman by Frank Scheck

Whenever there’s a new revival of Death of a Salesman people marvel at the fact that it seems so newly relevant. But it’s not that society is changing but rather that Arthur Mill…

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American Idiot

Legit Reviews||Regional: The touring "American Idiot" kicks ass in every sense.

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Theater review: Boulder's Dinner Theatre's "Drowsy Chaperone" leaves you wide-eyed and yearning for more by John Moore

Last week's arrival of the rocking "American Idiot" was a reminder that modern Broadway musicals are wanting to get edgier and more relevant to attract younger audiences. You know, the kind…

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Attention must be paid to age by Elisabeth Vincentelli

An interesting case, that Willy Loman. Cynics would say the title character of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” is one of the biggest losers to ever grace the stage — yet actors…

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NY1 Theater Review: "Death Of A Salesman"

A revival of Arthur Miller's classic "Death Of A Salesman" debuted on Broadway Thursday night, with Philip Seymour Hoffman taking on the role of Willy Loman in a production helmed …

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Review: Death of a Salesman by Frank Scheck

Whenever there’s a new revival of Death of a Salesman people marvel at the fact that it seems so newly relevant. But it’s not that society is changing but rather that Arthur Mill…

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The No. 1 Reason To See: Death of a Salesman by Jesse North

Do you remember when your parents told you that life is full of disappointment? Well apparently, that was a lesson never taught in the Loman household. Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as Willy …

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“Death” Opens, Creel Streams & More Theater News by Tom Mizer

It’s raining men in a drenched round-up of the week’s theater headlines: The superstar combo of director Mike Nichols, Oscar-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield…

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PHOTO FLASH: Andrew Garfield, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anjelica Huston, Meryl Streep at Death of a Salesman Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Thursday, March 16, the Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater with Mike Nichols at the helm. Opening night guests included…

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is the sort of play that benefits from a pertinent revival. Rarely has his take on the hollow heart of the American Dream seemed more relevant as Americ…

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Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone & More Turn Out for Death of a Salesman's Broadway Opening by Broadway.com

Arthur Miller’s 1949 award-winning play Death of a Salesman has returned to Broadway in a beautiful new production with a dream cast led by Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andrew Garfield, Lin…

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Mike Nichols’s revival of Death of a Salesman opens to gret reviews by Loganne

Death of a Salesman opened last night, The Ides of March, at the Barrymore Theatre to a few mixed and otherwise glowing reviews. While almost all critics note the miscasting of the productio…

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Mike Nichols’ soul-searching pays off magnificently in his scorching new production of Arthur Miller’s play, writes Brendan Lemon

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Musical ‘Eternity’ by Michael Riedel

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber have been in town to inspect their revivals of “Evita” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Lloyd Webber had to postpone his visit to “Evita” this week …

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SIR TIM RICE by Theater Talk

on Thirteen: Fri., March 23rd at 1:00 AM on CUNY TV: Sat., March 24th at 8:30 PM Sun., March 25th at 12:30 PM and Mon., March 26th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Our favorite knight, …

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Rob Ashford Tapped to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland by Broadway.com

Rob Ashford has been tapped to direct and choreograph the stage adaptation of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, according to Variety. The new musical, produced by Disney Theatrical r, …

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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On Jerry Lewis by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Jerry Lewis (b. Joseph Levitch in 1926). Though he came into the world just a hair too late for vaudeville, his parents (former vaudevillians) let him onstage with t…

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Review: (Montreal) Vigil by The Charlebois Post

Marcel Jeannin and Kim Yaroshevskaya (photo: Andrée Lanthier)Are you dead yet?Darkness and Lite at The Segalby Nanette SoucyIn Morris Panych’s Vigil, at the Segal Centre, in co-production…

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SXSW Tales: The Art of Heavy Metal by Chloe Veltman

Band, bands and more bands.Even though yesterday's rampaging around the South by Southwest Festival was full of fine music (the highlight being a lunchtime gig by the Seattle-based gypsy roc…

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Kids' Night on Broadway® pre-theatre part at Madame Tussauds with Nick Jonas by The Broadway League

Kids' Night on Broadway® pre-theatre part at Madame Tussauds with Nick Jonas Kids' were able to celebrate Kids' Night on Broadway® with a pre-theatre party at Madame Tus…

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Rob Ashford Tapped to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland by Broadway.com

Rob Ashford has been tapped to direct and choreograph the stage adaptation of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, according to Variety. The new musical, produced by Disney Theatrical r, …

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Musical ‘Eternity’ by Michael Riedel

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber have been in town to inspect their revivals of “Evita” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Lloyd Webber had to postpone his visit to “Evita” this week …

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Broadway Ladies: Ms. Broadway: March 2012: Cristin Milioti by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN ROUND SEVEN OF "HOT/HOTTER"  AND ENTER TODAY TO WIN TICKETS FOR JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ALL THREE ARE TO …

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SIR TIM RICE by Theater Talk

on Thirteen: Fri., March 23rd at 1:00 AM on CUNY TV: Sat., March 24th at 8:30 PM Sun., March 25th at 12:30 PM and Mon., March 26th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Our favorite knight, …

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STARS OF BROADWAY’S “JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR” IN THE NEWS by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

What’s the buzz…… Broadway’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR stars Paul Nolan, Josh Young, Tom Hewitt and Bruce Dow are in the news. PAUL NOLAN, WHO PLAYS JESUS, IS FEATURED IN TH…

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Lisa Howard by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX QampAs With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater Their dream roles Their Broadway crushes Read onIn this next edit…

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Ticket giveaway: Leap of Faith by Jesse North

Stage Rush’s favorite leading man is returning to Broadway this spring in the new musical Leap of Faith! Yes, the man who showed us that Christmas could be both sexy and depressing at …

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Raúl Esparza's Role in Leap of Faith Cuts Deep: ‘I Actually Have Blood on Me!’ by Danica Daniel

Raúl Esparza leaves his blood, sweat and tears in Alan Menken and Glenn Slater’s musical Leap of Faith: emphasis on the blood. As Jonas Nightingale, the four-time Tony Award nom…

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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Matilda The Musical Dominates Olivier Award Nominations

The Guardian (UK) 03/15/12

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Adam Pascal, Montego Glover & Co. Celebrate 1,000 Broadway Performances of Memphis by Broadway.com

The Tony Award-winning musical Memphis celebrated its 1,000 performance on Broadway on March 14 at the Shubert Theatre. That's awhole lot of Hockadoos! After the show’s evening per…

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Star Robert Britton Lyons to Host Open Mike Night at New World Stages by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET star Robert Britton Lyons will host a free monthly open microphone series “Open Mike Night with Rob Lyons” at New World Stages’ Time Out New York Lounge (340 Wes…

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Robert Britton Lyons to Host Open Mike Night at New World Stages by Bethany Rickwald

Million Dollar Quartet star Robert Britton Lyons will host "Open Mike Night with Rob Lyons," a free monthly open mike series, at New World Stages' Time Out New York Lounge. T…

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Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - First Performance by Disney on Broadway

Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - First Performance The Newsies react to being in front of a Broadway audience for the very first time -- and the WORLD WILL KNOW! Visit http://www.newsies…

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Seize the Day: Disney’s Newsies Begins Broadway Run by Chris Luner

Open the gates and Seize the Day! The day has finally arrived which many have waited for now for either the past few months or the past 2 decades. The hit Disney movie musical Newsies, brou…

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Sutton Foster Tastes Yummy, Raúl Esparza Gets Bloody and Other Lessons of the Week by Broadway.com

Another week is over, and man, have we learned a lot about Broadway! From even more info on what Sutton Foster tastes like to lifestyle secrets of a Mormon, it’s been a very interestin…

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S'Wonderful! Watch Nice Work if You Can Get It Stars Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & Company in Rehearsal by Broadway.com

What happens when a rough-and-tough bootlegger teams up with a playboy millionaire? On March 14, Broadway.com headed to Nice Work If You Can Get It rehearsal at Gibney Dance Studios to find …

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BBB Photo of the Week: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS’ James Corden in Vogue by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Here’s the BBB Photo of the Week, the hysterical (and recently Olivier Award nominated) James Corden from ONE MAN, TWO GUVNOR was photographed for the April issue of Vogue by Ralph Mec…

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Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher Releases Online Starcatcher Game by Dan Bacalzo

In conjunction with the Broadway debut of Peter and the Starcatcher, the show has released an online Starcatcher game at peterandthestarcatcher.com/starstuff/game. In the game, developed b…

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David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette to Open American Repertory Theatres' 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

The world premiere of David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette will be the opening production in the 2012-2013 season at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.). Rebecca Taichman will direct the pie…

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Sutton Foster Tastes Yummy, Raúl Esparza Gets Bloody and Other Lessons of the Week by Broadway.com

Another week is over, and man, have we learned a lot about Broadway! From even more info on what Sutton Foster tastes like to lifestyle secrets of a Mormon, it’s been a very interestin…

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BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon by Naomi Serviss

Rory OMalley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon.

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‘Book of Mormon’ single tickets on sale March 19

Single tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon,” running Dec. 11, 2012-March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre, will go on sale exclusively at the theater’s…

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‘Book of Mormon’ single tickets sale date set

Single tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon,” running Dec. 11, 2012-March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre, will go on sale exclusively at the theater’s…

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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Young Artists of America Presents ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ Tonight and Tomorrow Night at Churchill High School by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Tonight and Tomorrow night -March 16 and 17 at 7:30 PM - Young Artists of America is presenting Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at The Auditorium at Winston Churchil…

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Highlights From Signature's "Blood Knot" Starring Colman Domingo and Scott Shepherd by Playbill Video

Highlights From Signature's "Blood Knot" Starring Colman Domingo and Scott Shepherd http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Playwright-director Athol Fugard's staging of …

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THEATER: Venus in Fur by Aaron Riccio

I first covered Venus in Fur over two years ago, back at CSC, with Wes Bentley opposite an already stunning Nina Arianda: I thought it was a sexually charged play that needed to wo…

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THEATER: The Maids by Aaron Riccio

Photo/Carol RoseggForget Venus in Fur; the real power play is to be found in Red Bull's revival of Jean Genet's savage 1947 drama, The Maids. Claire (Jeanine Serralles) and Solange…

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VENUS IN FUR Star Hugh Dancy to Be Featured on “CBS2 News Sunday” by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

VENUS IN FUR star Hugh Dancy will be featured this weekend on “CBS2 News Sunday.” The interview with anchor Dana Tyler will air Sunday, March 18 at approximately 8:45 AM on WCBS/Channel …

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