Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Ballet Preljocaj’s ‘Snow White’ shines by Sarah Kaufman

On the one hand, how sad it is that the jealousy and bloodthirstiness of “Snow White” still feel relevant today. On the other, how seductive those emotions are onstage. Particularly in …

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 1, 2012 - Sunday, April 1, 2012.

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TT: Just because

Larry Adler plays Debussy's "Clair de lune" on harmonica in the 1944 film Music for Millions: (This is the latest...

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TT: Almanac

"I behaved stubbornly, pursuing a semblance of order, when I should have known well that there is no order in...

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Gore Vidal's The Best Man by David Finkle

Michael Wison's star-studded Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's prescient political play couldn't be bettered.

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Review: Out of Iceland by Chris Kompanek

Lea DeLaria is delightful as an Icelandic television personality in Drew Larimore's otherwise predictable play.

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Review: Obama 44 by Sandy MacDonald

Mario Fratti's mystery about the death of a sexually adventurous Democratic fundraiser is ploddingly plotted.

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Review: The Taming of the Shrew by David Finkle

Arin Arbus directs a rib-tickling, well-acted production of Shakespeare's comedy for Theatre for a New Audience.

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Drama Desk Panel by Barry

Blair Underwood, Cynthia Nixon                 By Patrick Christiano “It’s a Hard Act To Follow” was the topic of a special Drama Desk Panel Discussion and luncheon hel…

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Review: Gore Vidal once again proves a prophet by Mark Kennedy

Politics, the writer Gore Vidal once reminded us, is made up of two words: "`Poli,' which is Greek for `many,' and `tics,' which are bloodsucking insects." What was implied was also true -- …

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Theater Review: ‘Gore Vidal’s The Best Man’ at Gerald Schoenfeld Theater by Charles Isherwood

A starry but sluggish Broadway revival, “Gore Vidal’s The Best Man” stars John Larroquette, James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack and Angela Lansbury.

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Review: 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man'

WHAT "Gore Vidal's The Best Man"

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Hot Trailer - Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM Coming to HBO by Stage Tube

Just released tonight is the first trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama, 'The Newsroom' a new hour long series premiering this June that centers on the behind-the-scenes workings of a ca…

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Review: CHILDREN OF THE FUTURE AGE by Heather Lee Rogers

In Calliope Theatre Company's debut production, Children of the Future Age, three runaways find refuge from the rough outside world together while waiting for the messiah-like arrival of the…

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Review: AGAMEMNON HOME by Martin Denton

Last year, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble gave us a lovely, non-traditional take on Iphigenia at Aulis, using a 1978 translation by the American poets W.S. Merwin and George E. Dimock, Jr. This ye…

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Review: OBAMA 44 by Martin Denton

Barack Obama figures in the title of the newest play by Mario Fratti, but he is not its subject. Instead, Obama 44, which is receiving its world premiere from Voyage Theatre Company at La Ma…

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Review: OUT OF ICELAND by Aimee Todoroff

In the comedy-folklore mash-up Out of Iceland, presented at walkerspace by Alfred R. Kahn in association with Culture Project, Caroline, an American writer with a painful secret, is compelle…

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Broadway review: 'The Best Man'

NEW YORK - I was on Broadway when I suddenly walked right into Center City Philadelphia. It was weird - a big banner on the stage of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre announced "PHILADELPHIA WEL…

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Gore Vidal's The Best Man: Theater Review by David Rooney

A deluxe cast breathes fresh life into this entertaining round of political marksmanship by a keen-eyed observer whose experience in the D.C. swamp informs every line.

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This Week on Broadway for April 1, 2012: Terence Blanchard, Superstar by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk with Terence Blanchard who wrote the score for A Streetcar Named Desire, Peter and Michael review Jesus Christ Superstar, Pipe Dr…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Review Roundup: Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN is Back on Broadway - Updating LIVE! by Review Roundups

Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN began previews on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 and opened tonight, Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say...

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J M Barrie: The man who wouldn't grow up

Alfred Hitchcock had a lifelong obsession with Mary Rose, the haunting and achingly strange 1920 play by J M Barrie, and in the 1960s he commissioned a screenplay that opened it up but retai…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' by Erik Haagensen

In Michael Wilson's crackling take on "Gore Vidal's The Best Man," Eric McCormack, John Larroquette, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, and more are tops.

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Uncle Vanya, The Print Room by Alexandra Coghlan

A play of boundaries, limitations, barriers, one that gazes outwards while never crossing the threshold, Uncle Vanya is often betrayed by the physical space of major stagings. In a new produ…

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GORE VIDAL'S THE BEST MAN - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Because personality is the driving force behind theatre and politics, it only makes sense that overtly political plays be full of it.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Water’s Flow: An Artist’s Path in a Trans-local Universe by Caridad Svich by HowlRound

It’s a particularly frigid night in New York City. I’m sitting in a sparsely furnished apartment in the midst of a plethora of papers, calendars and various deadlines that demand my atte…

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How Olivier Choinière committed theatrical 'rape' by J. Kelly Nestruck

A Quebec playwright is taking heat for setting one of his MP3-guided ‘podplays’ in the balcony of a theatre where another production was unfolding onstage

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Violinist Mikhail Simonyan at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theatre by Robert Battey

Russian violin virtuoso Mikhail Simonyan offered bracing readings of two big sonatas — Brahms’s D Minor and Prokofiev’s F Minor — framed by shorter works of Arvo Part and Karol Szyma…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi wins prestigious award

Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi has won the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award for "Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World," which premiered …

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Revolutionary Acts by Chloe Veltman

Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia 2002 trilogy of plays and Abel Gance's 1927 biopic Napoleon have a great deal in common: They both portray famous revolutionary European figures and explor…

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Theatre Review: ‘I Love You Because’ cast sings up a storm by Robert Crew

I Love You Because is a paper-thin off-Broadway musical now playing at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Play-by-play by Jed Gottlieb

If all that warm weather had you thinking Shakespeare in the park, back up. It's cold again, and jumping straight...

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A Mud-Slinging Political Drama Returns To Broadway

Gore Vidal's 1960 play The Best Man will strike audiences as surprisingly timely: When a political party gathers to nominate a presidential candidate, they find both leading contenders flawe…

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Broadway Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Jesus Christ has returned (not really) in the new production of Jesus Christ Superstar which just arrived on Broadway from Stratford via La Jolla. At the helm of this new production is Des M…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Exclusive! Tony Nominee Lily Rabe Looks Back on Her 'Raucous' Run in Seminar by Josh Ferri

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through a sometimes grueling "exit interview" about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn…

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Uncle Vanya, The Print Room, London

A witty translation, an evocative, claustrophobic setting, performances that hum with trapped energy – this is great Chekhov, writes Sarah Hemming

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Beyond Ballets Russes II, Coliseum, London

The ghosts of two great dancers were present in ENB’s second programme inspired by Ballets Russes, writes Clement Crisp

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Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity — Famous Figures Captured in Getty Photography Exhibition by Pauline Adamek

    Famous historical and contemporary figures captured through photography can be seen in a new Getty exhibition. Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity, on vi…

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Lincoln -- An American Story

Legit Reviews||Regional: Riding a wave of increased interest in our 16th president, Hershey Felder has written, composed and arranged, and is enacting, "Lincoln -- An American S…

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NY Review" 'The Taming of the Shrew' by Karl Levett

Theatre for a New Audience's Wild West take on Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" has a rollicking style that can't accommodate the "taming" itself.

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El Guindi wins ATCA award

Legit News: 'Pilgrims' honored in regional premiere

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Shanley goes to 'Church'

Legit News: Esposito, Pinkins in Off Broadway cast

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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"The Boomerang Effect" in Los Angeles by Sharon Perlmutter

Matthew Leavitt's The Boomerang Effect isn't so much a play as five short plays, joined together by a common set, and a cute little quirk of storytelling.

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Elaine Paige on Lena Horne in 'The Lady and Her Music' by Elaine Paige

When I was a young singing actress, there were a few artists I wanted to emulate-Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lena Horne.

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Michael Billington on actors by Michael Billington

Actors, I criticise you because I careAm I soft on actors? David Hare said so in our lively on-stage encounter during the recent Guardian Open Weekend. I've been asking myself ever since whe…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With GODSPELL's Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar & Uzo Aduba! by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

We're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar amp Uzo Aduba of Broadway's GODSPELL.

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A Supposedly Fun Elephant Room At The Opera [or Andy's Week in Review(s)] by Andy Horwitz

Andy looks back on his week that was from The Elephant Room to The Opera to David Foster Wallace and a "happening" in Greenpoint.

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NY Review: 'Obama 44' by Nicole Villeneuve

Voyage Theater Company's production of "Obama 44," at La MaMa, wants to examine obsession but is limited by its one-dimensional preoccupation with its star.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Denver's new Elaine Wolf Theatre brings a taste of Gotham by Joanne Davidson

It could be quite the coincidence that Manhattan Transfer was picked for the opening concert at the Elaine Wolf Theatre.

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Confessions from the Road: “Oh, They Know How To Do It In L.A.” by BroadwaySpotted

Are you liking what you’ve read so far? How does life on tour sound to you now? Make sure you comment below so that my friend who has been kind enough to relay information to us knows …

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Cabaret with Sandi Durell by Barry

Grace CosgroveMarch came in like a lamb and went out like a lion!  Not only weather-wise, but with the culmination of the 26th Annual MAC Awards.  Everyone was gussied up on March 29th a…

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Arts | Connecticut: A Review of ‘The Winter’s Tale,’ in New Haven by Sylviane Gold

Shakespeare’s “Winter’s Tale” is presented by the Yale Repertory Theater at the University Theater in New Haven through April 7.

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Arts | New Jersey: A Review of ‘Twelve Angry Men,’ at George Street Playhouse by Michael Sommers

George Street Playhouse presents “Twelve Angry Men,” Reginald Rose’s 1950s work about the deliberations of jurors in a capital-murder trial.

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Broadway Boys: Mr. April 2012: Andrew Keenan-Bolger by JK

Mr. April 2012Andrew Keenan-BolgerWHY HE'S MR. BROADWAY: He's the ultimate sidekick in a show about overcoming obstacles, battling the big guys in that David vs Goliath kind of way.  No…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Upcoming Theater Book Releases for April 2012

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre Books and DVDs for April 2012.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/1- Debbie Reynolds by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Debbie Reynolds Reynolds regularly appeared in movie musicals during the 1950s and had several hit records during the period. Perhaps her most high-profile film role was in Si…

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Smash Soundtrack Set for May 1 Release by Brian Scott Lipton

The soundtrack of NBC's hit musical drama Smash will be released on May 1, according to Amazon.com. The 13-track CD will include numerous tunes penned for the series, which looks at th…

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The Sunday Giveaway: 2 Tickets to . . . HAWAII!!! by Ken Davenport

April Fools'. ;-) Did I getcha? (Got a comment? I love 'em, so comment below! Email subscribers, click here, then scroll down, to say what's on your mind!) ------ FUN STUFF: - RSVP to the Sh…

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Arts Fuse Review: An Evening with Kirill Gerstein at Berklee or, The Jazz Piano Concerto, Part 2.5 by Steve Elman

Like other great artists –- Martha Argerich and Steve Lacy come to mind right away -- pianist Kirill Gerstein approaches every note with a sense of how important that note is in relation t…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Gore Vidal’s Mudslinging Political Drama The Best Man Opens on Broadway by Broadway.com

Gore Vidal’s 1960 political drama The Best Man opens April 1 at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production will play a limited engagement through J…

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LOVE NEVER DIES Closes Tonight in Australia by BroadwayWorld

The continuation of Broadway's longest-running musical The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies closes tonight at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.

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Introducing ‘Judyisms’ by Judy Stadt on DC Metro Theater Arts by Admin

Hello Darlings! My name is Judy Stadt and I am a professional actor, vocalist, playwright, illustrator, jewelry designer … so let’s just call me an artist. So, what am I doing now?…

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Classical Music Sampler: April 2012 by Susan Miron

April is an unusually excellent month for Boston Symphony Orchestra concerts -- a promisng match up of programs and conductors.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Introducing ‘JUDYISMS’ by Judy Stadt on DC Metro Theater Arts by Judy Stadt

Hello Darlings! My name is Judy Stadt and I am a professional actor, vocalist, playwright, illustrator, jewelry designer … so let’s just call me an artist. So, what am I doing now?…

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Photo Flash: 2012 MAC Awards Red Carpet & Ceremony! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets amp Clubs presented the 26th Annual MAC Awards Show on March 29th. The awards ceremony was held at B.B. King Blues Club, and the show was directed by Le…

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THE BEST MAN Opens Today by BroadwayWorld

Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN opens today, Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Previews began on March 6th, 2012. The strictly limited 18 week engagement is directed by Dra…

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Photo Flash: Night of 1000 Gowns Red Carpet! by Linda Lenzi

The Night of a Thousand Gowns celebrating the LGBT community - the colorful cross-dressing segment of that community -took place on Saturday, March 31 in New York City. In its twenty-six yea…

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Yussef El Guindi WIns ATCA/Steinberg Award by Brian Scott Lipton

The American Theatre Critics Association named Yussef El Guindi's Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World, a play about immigration and assimilation, winner of the $25,000 Harold and M…

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City Reliquary 10th Anniversary by Trav S.D.

Today! 12-6pm at the City Reliquary 370 Metropolitan Avenue FREE FOR ALL! City Reliquary’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Today they promise to unveil… An all new GIFT SHOP featuring l…

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Joe Dziemianowicz’s Top Ten in Theater for April 1 by Joe Dziemianowicz

1. “Newsies” chorus guys (Nederlander Theatre) Everyone in the …

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The No. 1 Reason To See: Jesus Christ Superstar by Jesse North

The most raucous version of Sunday mass is back on Broadway with the new revival of Jesus Christ Superstar. Andrew Lloyd webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera has been brought back to the s…

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Exclusive: Bruno Mars Musical Coming to La Mama by BroadwaySpotted

Those of you who are faithfully watching SMASH on NBC will remember a little show lovingly referred to by Debra Messing’s character Julia as “that Bruno Mars thing at La Mama.…

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An Interview with Justin Kiska on Directing ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ at Way Off Broadway by Teresa McCormick Ertel by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre in Frederick, MD presents the classic tale of duality, Frank Wildhorn’s musical Jekyll & Hyde, directed by Justin Kiska. Teresa: What was your first…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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"Newsies" Gets A Warm Welcome On Broadway

The 1992 live-action Disney film, "Newsies," is now a splashy Broadway musical, and NY1's Frank DiLella filed this report on the show's opening night

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NY1 Online: On Stage [Full Program] 03/24/12

NY1 VIDEO: Donna Karger hosts the March 24, 2012, edition of On Stage.

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“Matilda” – West End by Kevin Daly

Ladies and gentlemen, Matilda the Musical is a hit. A big, beautiful smash hit. The sort of intelligent, literate musical comedy that makes you want to throw your hat in the air and cheer. …

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Musical Madness Championship by Dan Mason

The field of 64 is down to two ladies. Diana and Elphaba will now square off for the Musical Madness title. Diana is here after taking out Bobby from Company, Roger from Rent, The Witch from…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Chicago Playwright Ike Holter Has Hit the Wall by Andy Propst

The provocative author discusses his popular play about the Stonewall Riots.

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Stars of Vaudeville #467: Alberta Hunter by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the great blues singer Alberta Hunter (1895-1984). A Memphis native, she ran away from a bleak life to pursue a music career in Chicago. Starting in the seediest pos…

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Review: Red by Alison Croggon

A few years ago, I spent some time with the Seagram Rothkos in the Tate Modern collection. Grouped together in a specially designed gallery, they are extraordinary paintings: their profound …

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Traces at the NY Knicks Game by Traces

Traces at the NY Knicks Game Take a look at our Traces performers Bradley Henderson and Alexis Vignault working the Cyr Wheel at the NY Knicks game 3.20.2012 From: tracesusa Views: 185 …

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Latest Broadway News! Hunter Parish, Newsies and More! by TheaterMania

Latest Broadway News! Hunter Parish, Newsies and More! Latest Broadway News! Hunter Parish, Newsies Cast Album, Constantine Maroulis, Megan Hilty and More! From: theatermania Views: 71 …

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Memphis Celebrates Theatre In Our Schools Month: Montego Glover by Memphis The Musical

Memphis Celebrates Theatre In Our Schools Month: Montego Glover Montego Glover talks to JMI about "earning fabulous" in our final fantastical tribute to Theatre in Our Schools! …

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MDQ Rock Minneapolis - Brown Eyed Handsome Man by Million Dollar Quartet

MDQ Rock Minneapolis - Brown Eyed Handsome Man The touring cast of "Million Dollar Quartet" performs "Brown Eyed Handsome Man'" at the Mall of America in Minneapolis…

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BWW's On This Day - April 1, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Los Angeles Theater Review: NAKED BEFORE GOD ([Inside] the Ford in Hollywood) by Barnaby Hughes

BORN-AGAIN PORN STAR? Nudity can have a sacred character to it, depending on one’s motives. There are Christian nudist colonies, for example, whose goal is to return humankind to its p…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: IT’S JUST SEX (Two Roads Theater in North Hollywood) by Jason Rohrer

IT’S JUST IT’S JUST SEX Cole Porter wrote sex comedies; Richard Brinsley Sheridan and William Shakespeare wrote them.  Michael Frayn wrote them.  Georges Feydeau and Arthur Schnitzler …

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Los Angeles Theater Review: AMERICAN IDIOT (The Ahmanson) by Harvey Perr

WHICH AMERICAN IDIOT ARE YOU? If you know and love Green Day’s studio concept album on which it is based, American Idiot is the show for you. If, like me, you are a stranger to the or…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: FEEDBACK (Lyric Theatre in Hollywood) by Samuel Bernstein

FEEDBACK: THE BIG TEASE Everything that works and doesn’t work about Jane Miller’s new play Feedback turns on one thing: Nudity. In terms of talking the talk, the whole exercise is about…

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Off Broadway Theater Review: CARRIE (Lucille Lortel Theatre) by Thomas Antoinne

MCC GETS CARRIE-D AWAY The myth that youth market musicals are a low-risk venture has gained strength over the last few years in New York City.  Short-sighted producers will overlook disast…

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Seattle Repertory Theatre announces 50th anniversary season

Seattle Repertory Theatre's 50th anniversary season, opening Sept. 27, will feature revivals, Broadway fare and new works.

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CSUS director bows out with 'Zoot Suit' by Marcus Crowder

Director Manuel Pickett has vivid memories of the first time he saw Luis Valdez's original production of "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Martin J. Rodriguez, left, D…

Linked From The Sacramento Bee at 07:11AM

At ACT Theatre: A 'First Date' that really clicks

"First Date," a new musical premiering at ACT Theatre, is a frisky, funny and warmhearted look at a blind date between two skeptical daters. Through May 20.

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"Spring Awakening" Musical To Play Connecticut Rep at UConn by Frank Rizzo

Here's a hot, hip way to celebrate spring.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Alan Rickman Departs SEMINAR Tonight; Jeff Goldblum to Join Cast! by BroadwayWorld

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise will play his final performance on Sunday, Ap…

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Off The Shelf: new playtexts and a writers’ handbook by Laura Turner

The best of Nick Hern Books' recently published playtexts, and something for writers from Oberon Books.

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Exit Stage Left: Are graduate showcases an accurate indicator of talent? by Tristan Pate

 It’s showcase season in London, and across the country this year’s throng of graduates are rapidly reaching the culmination of their training and their introduction to the wider acting…

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Review: Romeo and Juliet by Laura Turner

Romeo and Juliet is the ultimate whirlwind romance. Taking place over the course of just five days, generations critics and directors  have struggled to accept the sheer speed with which ev…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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SOME GEMS REVEALED by Joanne Kaufman

A talented cast gives flight to the songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein s 1955 musical.

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Week in Review, March 26 – April 1, 2012 by League of Professional Theatre Women

LPTW’s Blog30 was created to highlight the diversity, passion and brilliance of the individual members of the League of Professional Theatre Women in celebration of the organization…

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Sunday, April 1, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Tour Whore, April 1, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

The Sweet Shit of FringePhone sex. Food service. Fringe festival. In all of those environments, I learned to move fastby Cameryn MooreFringe, man. It’s hard. Every day it’s get to the ve…

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The Abominable Showman, April 1, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Alice Cooper (courtesy Alice Cooper)VaudevillainTheatre villains on the stage and off. And who is the queerest of them all? With cameos by Alice Cooper, David Bowie, Sarah Bernhardt, The Jok…

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Sunday Read: First Person - Joel Greenberg on Clybourne Park by The Charlebois Post

Maria Ricossa (Bev), Audrey Dwyer (Francine) Joel Greenberg (Director) (photo credit: Robert Harding)DeparturesClybourne Park has an unapologetic approach to uncomfortable issuesby Joel Gree…

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Gregory Charles by Barry

         Vintage at the Café Carlyle        By: Sandi Durell The name may or may not be vaguely familiar, but say Gregory Charles in Canada, Paris or around the world, and ey…

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Remember the time by Elisabeth Vincentelli

It's tough enough to fill an arena when you have a superstar. What do you do without one? If somebody could come up with a solution, it’s Cirque du Soleil, whose latest spectacle, “Micha…

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GODSPELL Introduces 'Kindle Seats' by Michael Dale

Following the success of Godspells February 19th Tweet Seat experiment, producer Ken Davenport announces Broadways first Kindle Night.

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Culturebot and The New Criticism by Andy Horwitz

Culturebot founder Andy Horwitz talks about where we've been and where we're going in a manifesto, of sorts, gazing into the future.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber calls for help to save crumbling theatres by Dalya Alberge

Theatres Protection Fund to receive £125,000 from Andrew Lloyd Webber, with call for other successful writers and producers to give something backAndrew Lloyd Webber is calling on successfu…

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A room of my own: Julian Clary by Richard Rogers

The comic and writer in the living room of his ancient Ashford house, which was once the home of Noël CowardAfter the wonderful welcome from Julian Clary's dog Valerie, the first thing you …

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The Duchess of Malfi; I Dreamed a Dream; Vera Vera Vera – review by Susannah Clapp

Old Vic, London; Theatre Royal, Newcastle; Royal Court, LondonJohn Webster was for Bernard Shaw the "Tussaud laureate": a playwright of waxy gore. Today he can look like the Damien Hirst dra…

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The Drama Desk Unites Blair Underwood, Cynthia Nixon, Michael McKean, Hunter Parrish, Lynne Meadow at Sardis Luncheon by Sandi Durell

Just how difficult is it to play an iconic role?  Or “It’s A Hard Act To Follow.” That was the topic for the distinguished panel on March 30th, moderated by Elysa Gardner of USA Today…

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Winner Announced for Home Composer Scott Alan's "I'm a Star" Contest by Andrew Gans

Alexander Sage Oyen was selected the winner of Scott Alan and YouTube sensation Michael Buckley's "I'm a Star Contest," which sought a singer to record a brand-new song by …

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Seminar's Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater Leave the Group Behind April 1 by Kenneth Jones

Broadway's Seminar, the new play by Theresa Rebeck, loses Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater following the April 1 matinee at the Golden Theatre. They exit at the end of their …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies Ends Australian Run April 1 by Adam Hetrick

The Australian production of Love Never Dies, which gave new life to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera sequel, ends its run April 1 at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney.

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Michael Bakkensen, Jillian Crane and Lea DeLaria Head Out of Iceland, Opening April 1 by Andrew Gans

Alfred R. Kahn, in association with Culture Project, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Drew Larimore's Out of Iceland, which officially opens April 1 following previews that began Ma…

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The Best Man, With James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Opens on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

The Best Man, Gore Vidal's 1960 play about the lead-up to a U.S. presidential election, about two candidates seeking their party's nomination, gets its second Broadway revival &mdash…

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