Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/3/2012

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 332012.

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'Marrying George Clooney: Confessions From a Midlife Crisis' by Marc Miller

"Marrying George Clooney," CAP21'S nonmusical revue based on Amy Ferris' eponymous book, doesn't even resonate strongly for its distaff target demographic.

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Norbert Leo Butz, Jeff Goldblum, Judd Hirsch, Julia Stiles Among Stage Stars Cast in TV Pilots by Brian Scott Lipton

Deadline.com has announced a number of stage actors have been added to this season's group of television pilots. Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz has been cast alongside stage and te…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Hay Fever – review by Kate Kellaway

Noël Coward theatre, LondonGoing to Howard Davies's glorious production of Noël Coward's Hay Fever is like being invited to an irregular house party; the relief is that, unlike the hapless…

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All New People – review by Tom Lamont

Duke of York's, LondonA study of personal discontent, written by and starring the American actor Zach Braff, All New People gets under way with a visual gag about suicide. Silent, delicate, …

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Floyd Collins; Goodbye to All That; The Leisure Society – review by Susannah Clapp

Southwark Playhouse; Royal Court; Trafalgar Studios, LondonUnder the railway arches of Southwark Playhouse, bare brickwork gives off a damp pong and the dusky tunnels burrow far back. The pl…

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Ballet Black – review by Luke Jennings

Linbury Studio theatre, LondonCreating repertoire for a chamber ballet company is tricky. How do you ring the changes, given sparse resources and a mere handful of dancers? Ballet Black, now…

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The Lady from the Sea – review by Killian Fox

Rose theatre, KingstonSo much is established so quickly in Ibsen's 1888 play about free will, female dependence and the ghosts of the past that it takes a particularly strong cast to shoulde…

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Cinemas open their screens to opera and ballet by Vanessa Thorpe

Increasingly shown in 3D, classic stage works including Madam Butterfly are winning new audiencesIf there is a queue around the block leading into the local cinema this month, it might not b…

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Thinking globally, dancing locally

Stuart Pimsler's company has trips to Germany and China on tap. But first, it performs at home in Minneapolis.

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Marc Maron: A comedian grows up

Marc Maron spent years shocking audiences and alienating other comics. Then he pulled off the riskiest routine of his life.

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Los Angeles Theater Review: BALM IN GILEAD (Actor’s Circle Theatre in West Hollywood) by Jason Rohrer

THRILLING HOPELESSNESS Go up into Gilead, and take balm, O virgin, the daughter of Egypt: in vain shalt thou use many medicines; for thou shalt not be cured. – Jeremiah 42:11. In 1964,…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: SARAH’S WAR (Hudson Mainstage Theatre in Hollywood) by Jason Rohrer

ACTS OF CONSCIENCE All theater is inherently political, in that a story is only as objective as its teller.  But some plays go straight to the 24 hour news cycle definition of politics, add…

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Rutherford & Son, Time Gone By by Suzanna Bowling

Rutherford & Son, Time Gone By: Githa Sowerby's 1912 play Rutherford & Son, at the Mint Theatre, shows its age. This is a revival having been presented by the Mint days before the …

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A Play for All Assistance by Suzanna Bowling

A Play for All Assistance: Maybe because I was never an assistant I can’t relate to Leslye Headland's new satire Assistance. This bitter, whiney revelation in chic Manhattan offices will …

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Jane Kaczmarek: From Lois to Margie by Susan King

The actress will soon star in the West Coast premiere of 'Good People' in a part not unlike the harried mom she played on 'Malcolm in the Middle.'Jane Kaczmarek didn't see Frances McDormand'…

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Rated O is for Offensive and Out-Dated by Suzanna Bowling

Rated O is for Offensive and Out-Dated: “Rated P for Parenthood” is tasteless and a show I winced through.

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Julie Taymor claims there was a 'Spider-Man' plot by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Director Julie Taymor has hit back at her former creative partners in "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark,"...

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Mike Tyson to debut onstage in one-man Vegas show about himself by Mike Boehm

Mike Tyson will make his stage debut next month in Las Vegas with "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth -- Live on Stage." After that, the controversial former heavyweight champ may take his one-man…

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The Week in Culture Pictures, March 2 by The New York Times

A slide show of photographs of cultural events from this week.

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Richard Alston, Sadler's Wells, London Ballet Black, Linbury Studio, London

Nineteen little boys in purple cassocks make an arresting visual backdrop to Richard Alston's latest work, a setting of Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, itself a setting of some of t…

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Jude Kelly: 'This isn't about pointing fingers at men. It's about institutions'

I got a lot of signals when I was starting out that being a female theatre director wasn't going to be easy It was a constant theme in the 1970s: there were no role models, just a feeling of…

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Hay Fever, Noël Coward Theatre, London The Leisure Society, Trafalgar Studios, London All New People, Duke of York's Theatre, London

When they're not squabbling histrionically, the Bliss family favours lounging around, boho-style. They appear to be living out some kind of artsy, Arcadian fantasy at the start of Hay Fever,…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Wilma Theater hires three wild and woolly little actors by Laura Cofsky

The Wilma Theater has teamed up with a Roxborough 4-H Club to recruit actors - small woolly ones, to be precise - for its production of Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class.

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Julia Roberts Interested in Returning to Theatre by BroadwayWorld

According to Big Pond, actress Julia Roberts hopes to return to theatre. A mother of three children, she compared working in theatre to childbirth.

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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FENCING WITH FREUD: Alum plays C. S. Lewis in smash Off-Broadway production by Leslie Friday

Mark H. Dold still shakes his head at the surprising twists that keep him playing the role of C. S. Lewis in the Off-Broadway play FREUD'S LAST SESSION. Dold got what he calls a “9-1-1 pho…

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Hopes high for a Grange Park upgrade by Martin Knelman

A thaw in relations between AGO and its neighbours could mean Grange Park improvements and a café for AGO patrons overlooking the park.

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STAGE TUBE: Megan Mullally Serenades Justin Beiber! by Stage Tube

Megan Mullally stopped by the Ellen Degeneres Show and serenaded Justin Beiber for his 18th birthday. She sang him her version of Fever which she appropriately changed to Beiber. Check out …

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STAGE TUBE: Meet the NEWSIES- Ryan Breslin (Race) by Stage Tube

Newsies will move to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre for a strictly limited 101 performance run this spring, following its critically-hailed run at Paper Mill Playhouse in fall 2011. The musi…

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New dance has raw, introspective beauty

Of three new works by Mathew Janczewski and Arena Dances, "Frozen River" is a standout.

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Weekend Agenda: No News is Usually Bad News Edition by Lucky and The Mick

It’s Saturday. It’s 3:30. You’ve missed the matinee but you think you’ll probably make the evening show, if you can get yourself out of your pajamas at some point. He…

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"Time Stands Still" Boston's Lyric Stage by Nancy Grossman

With a deft touch, Scott Edmiston directs the Lyric Stage Company production featuring Laura Latreille and Barlow Adamson as the couple facing an important crossroads in their personal and p…

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Post-Gazette ShowPlane is headed to Broadway

The Post-Gazette's 95th ShowPlane heads to Broadway May 2-6. It features four new entries in Broadway's annual best musical comedy sweepstakes. As is now often the case, three adapt movie pl…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Culture Desk: Walking with Arthur Miller by John Lahr

For an essay in the magazine on the fiftieth anniversary of the first production of "Death of a Salesman," I visited Arthur Miller at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, in 1999. With his wife…

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Fuse Theater Review: NTLive’s “Comedy of Errors” — Lots of Muddle, But Magic As Well by Joann Green Breuer

As this is his only work which Shakespeare himself titles ‘comedy,’ a company may feel an obligation to elicit laughter. Ironically, this duty can become burdensome.

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“Spider Man” Creator Julie Taymor Sues Show Producers, Says They Conspired Against Her by Roger Friedman

Julie Taymor has finally filed a strong counterclaim in US District Court in New York against the producers of “Spider Man: Turn off the Dark” explaining her side of the collapse of thei…

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Review: (Ottawa) Rent by The Charlebois Post

La Vie BohèmeRent rises in the Capitalby Jim MurchisonI probably knew less about Rent than most of the audience last night. Oh sure I knew it was set in New York, based on the Pucinni opera…

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VIDEO: Nosedive's Apocalypse Gala by James Comtois

Nosedive's Apocalypse Gala from Pete Boisvert on Vimeo.

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Theatre Review: Soulpepper’s Long Day’s Journey into Night works the The Eugene O’Neill formula well by Robert Cushman

"If you didn’t make allowances in this family, you’d go nuts.” Those words, spoken by James Tyrone Jr. in Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night, could probably apply in …

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Concert review: Ontario Philharmonic at Koerner Hall by Arthur Kaptainis

From the Berlin to the Ontario Philharmonic, from Carnegie to Koerner Hall. This should be my cue to reflect on how the differences are not at vast as all that. But the plucky orchestra from…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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High at Parker Playhouse Finds Salvation in Kathleen Turner by Bill Hirschman

There's no taking your eyes off of Kathleen Turner for a minute as she commands the stage in Matthew Lombardo's addiction-focused play High. While the star vehicle has some fairly unexceptio…

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Promethean Takes Final Bow “Because It’s Time” — And Lack of Donor Support by Bill Hirschman

In the sense that economics are the root cause, observers might group The Promethean Theatre’s imminent closing with the high profile problems plaguing other South Florida theaters during …

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Fresh Air, Part Two – Disgraced by Francis

This is the second of a two-part blog post. In my previous blog post, I wrote about The Inconvenience’s Hit the Wall.  The other noteworthy new work I saw in the early weeks of 2012 was A…

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Review: (Toronto) Night of the Iguana by The Charlebois Post

David Ferry (photo credit: Jaclyn Zaltz)The Tennessee WaltzHart House delights with Williamsby Gregory W. Bunker Tennessee Williams’s Night of the Iguana may be a rather pessimistic view o…

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Pam Tanowitz Tackles Morton Feldman in Her Newest Piece by Aaron Mattocks

Partnering with renowned new music group FLUX Ensemble, the choreographer explores the iconic composer's work in a new work at the Kitchen

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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8 Premieres in LA by Michael Block

Dustin Lance Black's 8, which had a New York reading a few months back, will test its legs in Los Angeles tonight. Rob Reiner will direct a cast including George Clooney,  Brad Pitt, Ke…

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Frank Carson fans line streets of Belfast for funeral by Henry McDonald

Late comic described as 'prime minister of fun' during service attended by Lenny Henry and Dennis Taylor among othersHundreds of people lined the streets of central Belfast to pay tribute to…

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Studio Theatre extends Astro Boy and the God of Comics by Lorraine Treanor

Astro Boy Washington audiences have been flocking to Astro Boy and the God of Comics, the live action  retro sci-fi piece about the 1960s animation series Astro Boy and its creator Osamu …

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Interview: Patrick Kwok-Choon of War Horse by The Charlebois Post

click photo to enlarge: The cast of War Horse (Patrick Kwok-Choon kneeling centre)(photo credit: Brinkhoff / Mögenberg)Riding the Horse to HistoryOne of the puppeteers/actors in the country…

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Translations: The job of the future by Michael Rohd by HowlRound

This new column, published every 4-6 weeks, will examine issues of translation as they relate to the field of theater and its intersections with other public and civic sectors. According to …

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Entrepreneurs, artists turn to Kickstarter for money

When the guys behind St. Louis sports-humor blog JoeSportsFan needed $5,000 to start a weekly podcast, they didn't apply for a bank loan or seek investors. They turned to the Internet.

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Julie Taymor Says Spider-Man Producers 'Assassinating Her Character'

She'd sued them last November, and now they're suing her back.

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Eric Metaxes to Host SITC Debate with Dinesh D'Souza, Bart Ehrman, 3/5 by BroadwayWorld

This Monday, March 5th at 7 PM, Socrates in the City will present a very special debate featuring noted author and Christian apologist Dinesh D’Souza and self-proclaimed agnostic Bart D. E…

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Photo Blast From The Past: Christina Aguilera by Walter McBride

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's newest photo series 'Photo Blast From the Past'. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the s…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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'American Idiot' is compelling theater at the Peabody

“American Idiot,” Green Day's celebrated 2004 album, counted among its many artistic assets a perfect cover design: a hand holding a red, heart-shaped grenade. That fusion of rage and ro…

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SLSO is ready for Carnegie Hall

On Friday night, David Robertson and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra gave the hometown crowd the first hearing of the music they’re taking to Carnegie Hall next weekend.

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Raul Esparza, Michael Feinstein Nathan Gunn, Kelli O'Hara Set for Valley Performing Arts Center Season by Brian Scott Lipton

The Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University, Northridge has unveiled its 2012-13 season The "Broadway and American Songs" series includes Kelli O'Hara, N…

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Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Zachary Quinto, Lily Rabe to Return to FX's American Horror Story by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage veterans Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Zachary Quinto, and Lily Rabe will return as series regulars, along with actor Evan Peters, for the second season of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk…

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John Guare, Piper Laurie, Amanda Plummer Set for Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival by Brian Scott Lipton

Award-winning actors Piper Laurie and Amanda Plummer and playwrights John Guare and Martin Sherman will be among the participants at this year's Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary …

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Classical Musical Sampler: March 2012 by Susan Miron

This month I am simply listing concerts I expect will be great. My pick of the month is the Boston debut of a new Flute, Viola, and Harp trio, starring instrumental superstars Marina Piccini…

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"Bakersfield Mist" in Mass. by Nancy Grossman

Jeff Zinn directs this absorbing co-production by New Repertory Theatre and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown as…

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Art Gallery of Ontario: Iain Baxter& exhibition opens in Toronto by Murray Whyte

The long-awaited 50-year survey of the wildly inventive Iain Baxter&, whose seminal works from the late 50s forward inspired many of the best-known artists working today

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Tune In for George Clooney, Brad Pitt- Led 8 Live Stream Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly and Martin Sheen are amoungst the stars that will be featured in tonight's one-night performance of Du…

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Stars of Vaudeville #455: Ada Reeve by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Women’s History Month Today is the birthday of Ada Reeve (1874-1966). Born into a London theatrical family, she began performing in the pantomime…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsals of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR! by Stage Tube

Get a sneak peek of The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, which began previews at the Neil Simon Theatre on March …

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John Doyle's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens at Cincinnati Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning director John Doyle, who has previously staged Broadway revivals of Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD and COMPANY directs the composer-lyricist's musical MERRILY WE ROLL ALO…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/3- DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS by Stage Tube

Today in 2005, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels openend at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 627 performances.Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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'Swan Lake,' Herbie Hancock among dance, jazz highlights

Jazz and dance fans will find much to enjoy.

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BROADWAY RECALL: Livin' la Vida Monkee by Michael Dale

As we remember Davy Jones, who went from Broadway supporting player to nationally known pop idol and then returned to the musical stage as an above-the-title star, we look forward to seeing …

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Roundabout Broadway Highlights: ASSASSINS 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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Spotlight On RICHARD III: Haydn Gwynne by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are completing our triptych look at the leading ladies of the new BAM production of RICHARD III, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Kevin Spacey, with a solo spotlight on a stage a…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Works by Shakespeare, Kushner, Williams on stages this spring

When it comes to theater, spring has plenty to offer.

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Many classical music concerts sprout in spring

Concerts are popping up like daffodils.

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Theatre 503 develops the latest in speedy new writing by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: STEVE HARPER, PAUL ROBINSON and KAZIA COLE Theatre 503's Literary Manager, Co-Artistic Director and Literary Assistant talk to Sophie Reynolds about Rapid Write Response Nights - …

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On Stage: New Musical "35MM" Ready For Exposure

NY1 VIDEO: NY1's Frank DiLella recently checked in with the creative team behind "35MM", a new multi-media theatrical experience set to debut in Brooklyn on March 7.

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Designing “Carrie’s” World by Mark Blankenship

How sets and costumes support the musical’s vision Before it even begins, the musical Carrie emanates dread. The set of MCC’s revival, now at the Lucille Lortel, suggests an empt…

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Carrie by StageGrade

Are critics' knives out for "Carrie"?

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'Tis Pity She's A Whore by John Morrison

A teenage girl fidgets on a red-sheeted double bed, headphones jammed to her ears, laptop at the ready, her hair covered by a hood. She kicks her bare feet and twitches the duvet in time wit…

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'Galileo' Lives In A New Production

F. Murray Abraham stars in a new off-Broadway production of Bertolt Brecht's classic "Galileo." Brian Kulick, artistic director of the Classic Stage Company and the director of the play, dis…

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SEE SISTER ACT’S PATINA MILLER TRANSFORM INTO THE FABULOUS DELORIS VAN CARTIER by Admin

In the smash hit SISTER ACT, leading lady Patina Miller as Deloris van Cartier belts out the song, “Fabulous, Baby.”  But how did Deloris van Cartier become so fabulous? Check o…

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CAISSIE LEVY DIVA TALKS WITH PLAYBILL.COM by Admin

  GHOST THE MUSICAL’s leading lady CAISSIE LEVY sat down with Playbill.com to talk about introducing New York audiences to the magic and wonder of GHOST THE MUISCAL, which continue…

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BWW's On This Day - March 3, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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NY1 Theater Review: "Carrie"

MCC Theatre's re-invented, off-Broadway version of the musical "Carrie" takes another stab at one of the biggest flops in Broadway history.

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House notices by Alison Croggon

Ms TN is heading up to Sydney tomorrow to participate in Belvoir St's upcoming Sunday Forum on Reviewing Theatre: In Print and Online. My fellow panelists, moderated by The Chaser's Chris Ta…

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When They Trod the Boards: "Star Trek" Edition by Jeremy Megraw

STAR TREK. The Musical! OK, not really, but even Mr. Spock would find fascinating what we dug up in the Billy Rose Theatre Division about the original Star Trek actors before they went …

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Afternoon Tea with Jane Austen by Theasy.com

2012 Frigid Festival, The Red Room, Off Off Broadway By Eleanor J. Bader BOTTOM LINE: Tali Brady’s engaging and witty one-woman show explores Austen’s literary and personal lives.…

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Is Admin an Art by Adam Thurman

Yesterday I noticed an interesting question from American Theatre Magazine: Is administration an art? I'm an administrator so, I will speak for myself. 60% of what I do, as a director of mar…

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Theatre Thought: Theatre making and theatre writing – A question of trust by Jake Orr

Sitting in the rehearsal room whilst Dirty Market works towards its work-in-progress piece is a rollercoaster ride. My presence in the process is a complicated one. The company has been kind…

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Spotlight On: Michael Ball by Marése O'Sullivan

Find out how Michael Ball got into theatre and now finds himself dying his eyebrows and hiding his dimples to play Sweeney Todd in the West End.

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Exit Stage Left: How does theatre work as a social tool? by Tristan Pate

I have always seen each professional engagement in an actor’s career as a new opportunity to learn and develop. What is more creatively fulfilling than immersing oneself entirely in the wo…

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Review: Julius Caesar by Jake Orr

The production of Julius Caesar staged at the Jack Studio Theatre (at the Brockley Jack) was a visual spectacle. The grungy feel of Rachel Cartlidge’s costumes placed this production outsi…

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Review: Floyd Collins by Ryan Ahem

Floyd Collins, “the greatest caver ever known”, is trapped 55 feet below the ground, whilst the national media creates a carnival that turns a very personal tragedy into a sensat…

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theASHtray: Klinghoffer, Cape Town, and Debussy pisses off the poets by Ash Smyth

Who does the PR these days for Middle Eastern extremists? Whoever it is clearly wasn’t on board when the Palestine Liberation Front decided to whack the Achille Lauro. Or wasn’t aware th…

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Fuck You, Olive Garden by Don Hall

Not long ago, my GF and I took her disabled sister out to dinner in the 'burbs. When we visit, we go to places like Ruby Tuesdays or Bob Chins and I am smacked upside the head by the samene…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: A FEW GOOD MEN (Sky Lounge in North Hollywood) by Barnaby Hughes

RISE ABOVE THEATRE MOVEMENT HANDLES THE TRUTH Just three years after Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men (1989) was produced on Broadway, the play’s popularity was eclipsed by the film…

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Getting Gershwin Off the Ground

Thinking of a show's next move is the job of Broadway director-choreographer Kathleen Marshall, whose hit production of "Anything Goes" won the 2011 Tony Award for best musical revival. Her …

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Chicago Theater Review: THE NORTH PLAN (Theater Wit in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

A STRANGE MIXTURE OF BELLY-LAUGH FARCE AND POLITICAL INTRIGUE The North Plan at Theater Wit is either a farce with dark political conspiracy overtones or a political conspiracy drama played …

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Julie Taymor claims 'Spider-Man' producers engaged in fraud by David Ng

Taymor's lawyers claim in the document that producers "fraudulently induced" her to continue working on the musical even though they were "secretly conspiring to oust Taymor and use and chan…

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Songs From The Musicals

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Joshua Park and Kristen Bell of the original Broadway production perform 'To Hear You Say My Name' at the Rosie O'Donnell Show. No copyright infrin…

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Falsettos by Songs From The Musicals

Falsettos The original Broadway company perform 'Falsettoland', 'My Father's A Homo', and 'Sitting Watching Jason Play Baseball' at the Tony Awards. No copyrigh…

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Lovemusik by Songs From The Musicals

Lovemusik Michael Cerveris and Donna Murphy plus the original Broadway cast in this promotional video. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemusicals.com From: sftMusi…

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Brooklyn by Songs From The Musicals

Brooklyn Eden Espinosa leads the original Broadway company in a performance of 'Once Upon A Time' at the Today Show. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemusi…

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Broadway on Tour March 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Broadway on Tour March 2012 New to Broadway on Tour is the extravagant, decadent and rebellious world of the legendary musician, FELA! A new musical comedy is about to step up its game, BRI…

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Broadway Backwards 7: Advocate.com Interview by Broadway Cares

Broadway Backwards 7: Advocate.com Interview Broadway Backwards 7 is not just another night on Broadway. It's the only annual Broadway event custom-made for the gay and lesbian communit…

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BPV: Anna Celenza on Beethoven's move to Vienna (1792) by The Kennedy Center

BPV: Anna Celenza on Beethoven's move to Vienna (1792) As a part of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' celebration, we invite you to take a minute and explore the histo…

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BPV: Saul Lilienstein on the first Prague performance of Janáček's Jenůfa (1916) by The Kennedy Center

BPV: Saul Lilienstein on the first Prague performance of Janáček's Jenůfa (1916) As a part of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' celebration, we invite…

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BPV: Anna Celenza on Dvořák becoming director of the New York Conservatory (1891) by The Kennedy Center

BPV: Anna Celenza on Dvořák becoming director of the New York Conservatory (1891) As a part of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' celebration, we invite you to …

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BPV: The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna by The Kennedy Center

BPV: The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna As a part of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' celebration, we invite you to take a minute and explore the history, arts, an…

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BPV: Béla Gedeon on Ernő Rubik and the Rubik's Cube (1975) by The Kennedy Center

BPV: Béla Gedeon on Ernő Rubik and the Rubik's Cube (1975) As a part of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' celebration, we invite you to take a minute and e…

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War Horse Toronto Opening Night by Mirvish Productions

War Horse Toronto Opening Night War Horse Toronto had its opening night on February 28, 2012. With a star-studded red carpet, the show won the hearts of audiences and critics alike. "…

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War Horse Toronto by Mirvish Productions

War Horse Toronto This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a production of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized p…

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THE LION KING: On Sale in Miami by Disney on Broadway

THE LION KING: On Sale in Miami On February 11, 2012, tickets went on sale for the Miami engagement of THE LION KING at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Performances bein…

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Meet the Newsies: Jack Kelly by Disney on Broadway

Meet the Newsies: Jack Kelly Meet Jeremy Jordan, playing Jack Kelly in Disney's newest Broadway production, NEWSIES. Visit http://www.newsiesthemusical.com for ticket and performance i…

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West End eyes Olympics

Legit News: Brit producers divided on potential gains, losses from Games

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'Phantom' hits mark, boosts biz

Legit News: Overall Rialto sales see a slight uptick

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Three boost road grosses

Legit News: Road grosses

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Filskit Blog: Devoted? Of course … Disgrunted? Most definitely. by Filskit Theatre

This weekend we Filskit ladies traded our lie-ins and lazy afternoons for a full two days of theatre talk at Devoted and Disgruntled 7 hosted by Improbable. As many of you will know, the umb…

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Dustin Lance Black's '8' Makes Star-Studded West Coast Premiere by BroadwayWorld

George Clooney, Martin Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Matt Bomer, Campbell Brown, Chris Colfer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Vanessa Garcia, Cleve Jones, Christine Lahti, Jane Lynch, Matthew…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Matthew Morrison to Host Oscar Hammerstein Tribute on PBS Tonight by BroadwayWorld

As previously announced, OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II - OUT OF MY DREAMS will premiere on PBS stations beginning tonight check local listings.

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Theatre For Thought, March 3, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

CAEA STANCE INSULTING TO CANADIAN ARTISTSjoel fishbaneEarlier this month, Canadian Actors Equity Association (CAEA) raised a protest over a non-Union touring production of In the Heights, br…

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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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JKTS Interactive: HOT and HOTTER: Round 6: Dueling "Lyssie J" Guys" by JK

BE SURE TO ALSO VOTE IN THE BRAND NEW MONTHLY POLL - TO YOUR LEFT!With their most recent show, Lysistrata Jones, much in the news lately - a reunion concert and cast recording are …

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Gwynn MacDonald by League of Professional Theatre Women

Director, Producer New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? This question asks us what sparks that creative flame which kindles the passion to make theater. So much inspirat…

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Promethean Takes Final Bow “Because It’s Time” — And Lack of Donor Support by Bill Hirschman

In the sense that economics are the root cause, observers might group The Promethean Theatre’s imminent closing with the high profile problems plaguing other South Florida theaters during …

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Today In Theatre History: MARCH 3 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley, Ernio Hernandez and Robert Viagas

1930 Bert Lahr is a Flying High mechanic who breaks an aeronautical record because he doesn't know how to land the plane. The writing team of DeSylva,Brown and Henderson provide the lyri…

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L.A. Reading of 8 Brings Its Story Home March 3; George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch Star by Adam Hetrick

The Los Angeles reading of Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black's 8, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Chris Colfer and Jane Lynch, is presented March 3 at the Wilshire Ebell Theate…

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Spanish Director Calixto Bieito Re-Imagines Tennessee Williams' Camino Real at Chicago's Goodman, March 3-April 8 by Michael Gioia

The Goodman Theatre presents Tennessee Williams' Camino Real in a re-imagined adaptation by Calixto Bieito and Marc Rosich, beginning March 3, prior to an official opening March 12, at G…

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PLAYBILL BRIEF ENCOUNTER With "Smash" Star Megan Hilty by Adam Hetrick

In the new NBC musical series "Smash," Megan Hilty stars as Ivy Lynn, a veteran Broadway chorus girl hungry to break out of the rank and file of the ensemble and nab the spotlight …

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"Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony" Airs on PBS Beginning March 3 by Andrew Gans

"Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony," which was filmed in November 2011 in Toronto, begins airing on PBS stations around the country March 3; check local listings. In the …

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John Doyle-Helmed Merrily We Roll Along Debuts in Cincinnati March 3 by Adam Hetrick

Tony-winning director John Doyle lends his actor-musician touch to Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along, which begins performances March 3 at the Cincinnati Playhous…

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STAGE VIEWS: "GCB" and Hedwig Star Miriam Shor by Andrew Gans

Playbill.com's series features brief chats with actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via e-mail, we he…

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Playbill.com Stories, Week of Feb. 19–25 by Judy Samelson

Here are the most-read Playbill.com stories for the week of Feb. 19–26, 2012, from information compiled by Playbill.com.

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THE WEEK AHEAD, March 3-9: Starry Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8 Offered in L.A.; The Best Man Begins by Blake Ross

Playbill.com's weekly planner reminds you that George Clooney and Martin Sheen bring 8 home… Kevin Spacey redefines "March Madness"… BC/EFA bends Broadway "B…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Our Favorite Performances From the Cast of the Upcoming Broadway Backwards (Video) by Michael Gioia

The annual Broadway Backwards concert — featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes written for men —will be presented March 5 at …

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Tickets for Broadway Run of Clybourne Park On Sale Starting March 3 by Kenneth Jones

Tickets for Broadway engagement of Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park, a play about race and real estate, will be available to the general public starting March 3.

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Painting review: Stephen Andrews at Paul Petro Contemporary, Jack Tworkov at Barbara Edwards Contemporary by Murray Whyte

Something old, something new: reviews of Jack Tworkov, one of the seminal gang of Abstract Expressionists who rejected their commercialized fame, at Barbara Edwards Contemporary; and the asc…

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Mary Walsh: what led Marg Delahunty, Warrior Princess to Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford by Richard Ouzounian

Mary Walsh is lying in her bed in Newfoundland, not happy about the fact that a bout of bronchitis has kept her on the Rock when she's supposed to be in Toronto for rehearsals of her latest …

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