Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Clybourne Park: Review by Richard Ouzounian

Bruce Norris's Clybourne Park is at the Berkeley Street Theatre until April 28.

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Theater’s Audiences Are Mostly Female: Why Not the Roles? by Tim

Theater’s Audiences Are Mostly Female: Why Not the Roles? Lauren Gunderson writing for The Huffington Post: Women buy 70% of theater tickets sold. Women make up 60%-70% of its audience…

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Sheridan Smith Departs BRIDGET JONES Musical by BroadwayWorld

The Daily Mail UK reports that Oliver-award winning actress Sheridan Smith has pulled out of the musical version of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones novel.

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Playwrights Horizons Announces Second Extension for THE BIG MEAL, Now Through 4/29 by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand, Playwrights Horizons Tim Sanford, Artistic Director Leslie Marcus, Managing Director has announced an additional extension of its New York premiere production of THE B…

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Weekly Round Up With David Singletary (Week Ending 4/6/12) by BroadwaySpotted

Weekly Round Up With David Singletary (Week Ending 4/6/12) Each Friday David Singletary takes Broadway fans through the most fun and important events of the previous week! Have something yo…

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TT: Almanac

"When we read the criticism of any past age, we see immediately that the main thing wrong with it is...

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TT: Eva Perón, superstar

In today's Wall Street Journal drama column I review the Broadway transfer of Evita and a rare revival of Eugene...

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: REVIEW: Evita by David Finkle

Michael Grandage's bombastic revival of the bombastic musical about Eva Peron isn't helped by the uneven performances of stars Elena Roger and Ricky Martin.

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IDOL WATCH: 8 Becomes 7, The Wanted and More! by Kelsey Denette

It's Thursday night, and that means that another one of our intrepid American Idol hopefuls has been voted out of the competition. Who's headed home Find out now

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Julian Ovenden to Star in FINDING NEVERLAND Musical in UK by BroadwayWorld

The Daily Mail UK reports that Julian Ovenden will star in a musical version of the film Finding Neverland, which starred Johhny Depp and Kate Winslet and followed the the story of J.M. Barr…

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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Tour by Stage Tube

Cameron Mackintosh's new 25th anniversary production of Les Misrables opened at the Wharton Center in East Lansing, MI on Tuesday. Watch the local news go behind the scenes in the video below

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Stage Scenes: Linda Lavin

Photos of some of the actress’s recent stage performances.

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Stage Scenes: Matthew Broderick

A look at some of the actor’s past stage performances.

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‘Evita’

Photos of the Broadway revival at the Marquis Theater.

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Theater Review: ‘Evita,’ Starring Elena Roger, at the Marquis Theater by Ben Brantley

Michael Grandage’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Evita” at the Marquis Theater is stately, sincere and sober-sided.

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Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory Workshop by Andy Horwitz

Speaking of political arts workshops, The Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory (TOPLAB) presents Cutting It Up: A Theater Workshop facilitated by Julia Lee Barclay.

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Evita -- All Reviews and News on BroadwayStars

BroadwayStars brings you all the Evita news and reviews from all major outlets.

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Jennifer Holliday Records Bonus Track for Lysistrata Jones Cast Album by Loganne

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holiday has recorded a single version of “Hold On”, the inspirational song from the Broadway musical Lysistrata Jones. It will be included as a Bonus Track on …

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'Evita' revived on Broadway

When "Evita" first came from London to Broadway in 1979, there was much outrage about the glamorization of fascist Argentine dictators in a song-and dance musical. How quaint that sounds now.

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Michael Ealy Says He Wants to Return to Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Michael Ealy, whose film Think Like a Man releases in theaters April 20, recently told The Huffington Post that he would like to return to Broadway. The actor starred in Broadway's The 24 Ho…

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Review Roundup: EVITA Returns to Broadway Starring Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris - Updating LIVE! by Review Roundups

EVITA opened tonight, April 5, back on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre The company of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical is led by Ricky Martin as Che, Elena Roger in her Br…

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Evita: Theater Review by David Rooney

Reprising the role that made her a star overnight in London, Argentine discovery Elena Roger is flanked by Ricky Martin and Michael Cerveris in Broadway's first revival of the Tony-winning 1…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The David Dower Friday Phone Call # 18: Jackie Sibbles Drury by HowlRound

The Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists has launched some exciting voices over its sixty–three years of existence. I talked to the three current fellows about their path to this opportun…

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The David Dower Friday Phone Call # 19: Brian Otaño by HowlRound

The Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists has launched some exciting voices over its sixty–three years of existence. I talked to the three current fellows about their path to this opportun…

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Malaysia calls off Nutcracker over claims of 'indecency'

The cancellation of shows by a Singaporean ballet troupe in Malaysia has caused a tempest in a tutu, with the government saying the dancers applied too late for a permit to perform, and a lo…

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One comedy, two audiences: UK hit tailored for Broadway

Playwright Richard Bean understands the quip about a common language dividing Britain and America better than most. Tonight marks the first Broadway performance of his National Theatre smash…

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Nature takes a curtain call in The Silence of Bees

The collapse of bee populations and the devastating effects this might have on the planet's ecology have become mainstream knowledge in recent years, but new research indicates that man-made…

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A Video First Look at Broadway's New Evita, Starring Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris by Broadway.com

Just in time for opening night, we’ve got juicy video clips from the highly awaited Broadway revival of Evita. Click below to watch Elena Roger (Evita), Ricky Martin (Che) and Michael …

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STAGE TUBE: Ricky Martin Thanks Fans Before EVITA's Opening Night by Stage Tube

Evita star Ricky Martin took a moment to thank his fans before the show's premiere tonight. Watch Martin's video below

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Judge rules 3,200-year-old Egyptian mask can remain in St. Louis

Government had claimed mask was stolen and should be returned to Egypt.

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Injured Stuntman Starts Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’s Latest Legal Battle

The legal saga continues.-- Delivered by Feed43 service

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Big Headlines & Fun Road Trips! Bonus Video from Opening Night of "Newsies" with Jeremy Jordan by Broadway.com

Big Headlines & Fun Road Trips! Bonus Video from Opening Night of "Newsies" with Jeremy Jordan Buy Tickets to "Newsies": http://www.broadway.com/shows/newsies/ Hung…

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Video Clips: "Evita" on Broadway Starring Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris by Broadway.com

Just in time for opening night, we've got juicy video clips from the highly awaited Broadway revival of Evita. Click below to watch Elena Roger (Evita), Ricky Martin (Che) and Michael Cerver…

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Evita

Legit Reviews||Broadway: Director Michael Grandage scores with a dynamic new "Evita," graced by an impressive performance from Argentinean actress Elena Roger and the ticket-sel…

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Chicago Theater Review: CHESAPEAKE (Remy Bumppo at the Greenhouse Theater in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

THE PLAY’S ACTING’S THE THING Plenty of negatives can be directed toward Lee Blessing’s Chesapeake, which suffers from personality disorder: Is it a satire? A comedy? A fantasy…

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Ted Chapin's STAGE DOOR CANTEEN CD Featured At Barnes & Noble NYC In-Store Event on April 11!

New DRG Recording Celebrates WWII-era Songs from Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart and Others.

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A Fruitful Collaboration Still Yielding Broadway Hits

Two highly regarded revivals of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1970s hits Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita are opening within two weeks of each other on Broadway. Jeff Lunden talks with …

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Off-Broadway: ‘Being Shakespeare,’ ‘Morini Strad’ and ‘Taming of the Shrew’  by Joe Dziemianowicz

3 stars ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Through April 21, Duke on 42nd St., 229 W. 42nd St. Tickets: $75; (6…

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Wonderful Town – review by Michael Billington

Lowry, SalfordFifties Broadway musicals are back in vogue. First it was Gypsy in Leicester. Now two celebrated Mancunian institutions, the Halle Orchestra and the Royal Exchange, join forces…

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The Cherry Orchard – review by Elisabeth Mahoney

Tobacco Factory, BristolAndrew Hilton's annual Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory season has done it again. This vivid, superlative production of Chekhov's last play, translated by Stephen M…

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Debra Messing, Jon Cryer by Gold Derby

When Gold Derby launches its new weekly live Emmy show in conjunction with UStream next Monday, April 9, "Derby Talk" will include three Emmy superstars: * Debra Messing, who …

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Noises off: Why Damien Hirst is like Sarah Kane ... sort of by Matt Trueman

Theatre bloggers are discussing the similarities between in-yer-face playwriting and Britart – and debating dramatic gender politicsThe disparity in numbers of men and women working in the…

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Scott Siegel’s BROADWAY BALLYHOO! Tonight by Suzanna Bowling

Scott Siegel's BROADWAY BALLYHOO! Tonight: Betsy Wolfe (Merrily, We Roll Along), Tony DeSare (Nightclub Star), Scott Coulter (The Stephen Schwartz Show), Mark Aaron James (Guitarist - Singe…

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An Evening With Marty Panzer” is a Success Before it Even Happens by Suzanna Bowling

An Evening With Marty Panzer” is a Success Before it Even Happens: Now there's a wait list for a second show, as Grammy Award Winner Marty Panzer (Barry Manilow’s first writing partner) …

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Women on Stage, Women on the Page by Isaac Butler

By Isaac Butler (Updated Below) The good people over at the Guardian Online have a great Noises Off roundup of the latest series of articles and posts about the lack of female voices (includ…

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CABARET (April-May 2012) by Sandi Durell

By: Sandi Durell March 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 …

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Mark Rylance Calls for Withdrawal of Invitation to Israeli Theater by David Sheward

The Tony winner joins calls for Shakespeare's Globe to revoke an invitation to Israel's Habima company for a theater festival.

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More On Diversity by Isaac Butler

By Isaac Butler I should also say that Roxane Gay positively nails the dynamics that shape these conversations whereever they occur. And the dance she outlines should be very familiar to rea…

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Jonathan Groff to star in L.A. premiere of 'Red' by David Ng

"Glee" actor Jonathan Groff will appear opposite Alfred Molina in the L.A. premiere of John Logan's two-person play "Red," at the Mark Taper Forum beginning August.

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Theater review: 'The Vault: Bankrupt' at Los Angeles Theatre Center by Kathy Foley

F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'The Vault: Bankrupt' at Los Angeles Theatre Center.

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VIDEO: CafeMom Goes Behind the Scenes With Broadway Parents by Kelly Crisp

Ever wonder how to raise a family, maintain the fast-paced life of Broadway, and look cool doing eight shows a week?

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L.A. Weekly Theater Awards 2012: Greece is the Word

Tim NorrisA sacrifice to the godsBlending droll wit and broad farce, sketch-comedy troupe Lost Moon Radio hosted the 33rd annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards Monday night in a taut show at Ava…

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Theater review: 'The Elephant Man' at Theatre 68 by David Nichols

David C. Nichols reviews the Grimy Corps revival of Bernard Pomerance's "The Elephant Man" at Theatre 68. A theater review for the Los Angeles Times.

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New York Public Library to Digitize Washington, Thoreau and Twain by Jennifer Schuessler

The items include letters by Washington and a map of Walden Pond drawn by Thoreau.

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STAGE TUBE: Meet NEWSIES' Mike Faist by Stage Tube

Meet Mike Faist, playing Morris Delancey in Disney's newest Broadway production, NEWSIES, in the video below

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BWW TV: Oh What a Show! First Video Preview of Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris in EVITA on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

EVITA opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway and we've got a first look at Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris, and Elena Roger in the just released production montage below Stay tuned …

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists ‘High Flying, Adore’ Evita? by Broadway.com

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera about the First Lady of Argentina, Evita, is back on the boards for the first time since its Tony-winning 1979 debut. Michael Grandage&rsq…

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NY Review: 'Evita' by David Sheward

This is a softer, gentler take on Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s hit, with uneven performances from Elena Roger, Ricky Martin, and Michael Cerveris.

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Week 8: the play now belongs to the actors and the audience by Michael Kahn

After a week of previews, we opened the show on Monday night. By the time you’re reading this, the reviews will have come in.  The relationship between a critic and director is quite a un…

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The David Dower Friday Phone Call # 20: Rajiv Joseph by HowlRound

I am really grateful to Rajiv for making time to talk to me in the middle of so many different deadlines. We talk about his work on the big musical he’s developing, on his role as a writer…

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‘Taming of the Shrew’ a terrifying treat at First Folio

Beware children bearing gifts of deadly nightshade. Or perhaps it isn’t the beautifully lethal plant after all, but just a harmless flower, transformed into something terrifying by the unh…

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PHOTO CALL: Magic/Bird, With Kevin Daniels and Tug Coker, on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Magic/Bird, Eric Simonson's drama about the rivalry and friendship of basketball heroes Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird, began previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre…

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Debra Monk, Brandon Victor Dixon and Betsy Wolfe to Sing at Barnes and Noble April 11 by Adam Hetrick

Debra Monk, Brandon Victor Dixon and Betsy Wolfe will sing the songs of yesteryear at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble April 11 as part of Stage Door Canteen: Broadway Responds To World …

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Highlights From Evita Starring Elena Roger, Ricky Martin and Michael Cerveris

The first Broadway revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita is now playing at the Marquis Theatre, in a production headed by Grammy winner Ricky Martin, Olivier Award winner Ele…

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EVITA - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

The lesson of Eva Perón, who spent her short life walking the line between beloved and infamous, is that even unnoticeable people can accomplish great things.

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Word of Mouth Review: "Evita" on Broadway Starring Ricky Martin & Elena Roger by Broadway.com

Word of Mouth Review: "Evita" on Broadway Starring Ricky Martin & Elena Roger Buy Tickets to "Evita": http://www.broadway.com/shows/evita-broadway/ Andrew Lloyd Web…

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In ‘Side Man,’ self-absorbed jazz trumpeter drafts his family to sing the blues by Jane Horwitz

In some ways, Warren Leight’s Tony-winning memory play “Side Man” is a kitchen-sink drama about a warring married couple and the beleaguered son who tries to make peace and keep the ho…

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Basil Twist’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ is spectacle of puppetry and fun by Nelson Pressley

It’s hard to explain the magical pull of fabric and light in Basil Twist’s puppetry spectacle “Symphonie Fantastique” except in terms of sheer charm. This clever blend of color and m…

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Dance Exchange set to kick off ‘How to Lose a Mountain’ by Pamela Squires

The Dance Exchange program Tuesday at the Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts was a pre-kickoff to the official kickoff Tuesday of a two-month dance project by this Takoma Park-base…

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Dance: New York City Ballet at the Kennedy Center by Sarah Halzack

If there’s a common thread in George Balanchine’s “Who Cares?” and Jerome Robbins’s “West Side Story Suite,” it’s the unmistakably hopeful tone that permeates both classic da…

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Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform in A Gala Performance to End Bullying by Dan Bacalzo

Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform as part of A Gala Performance to End Bullying, to be presented by New Conservatory Theatre Center at The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on Sunday, Ma…

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Bring It On: The Musical Sampler Recording to Get April 24 Release by Andy Propst

Sh-K-Boom Records will digitally release a three-song sampler recording from Bring It On: The Musical on April 24. The three songs on the release are "It's All Happening," …

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The FS Suggests…Split Britches gets the Booth Award by The Feminist Spectator

FYI, Split Britches will receive the Edwin Booth Award from the Theatre Program of the CUNY Graduate Center today. I’m sure it’ll be a wonderful conversation. See the link for de…

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ONCE's Glen Hansard to Release Solo Album, 6/19 by BroadwayWorld

Over 20 years in the making, singer songwriter Glen Hansard will release his first ever solo album, Rhythm and Repose, on Anti- Records June 19. Best known for his work with The Frames, The …

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Good Neighbor Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep . 1 by DanceOn

Good Neighbor Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep . 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the full episode: http://bit.ly/HbLE4M Watch ALL extended rehearsals: http:…

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Hannah Hart Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

Hannah Hart Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the full episode: http://bit.ly/HbLE4M Watch ALL extended rehearsals: http://b…

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ItsKingsleyBitch Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

ItsKingsleyBitch Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the full episode: http://bit.ly/HbLE4M Watch ALL extended rehearsals: htt…

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Obama Girl Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

Obama Girl Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the full episode: http://bit.ly/HbLE4M Watch ALL extended rehearsals: http://bi…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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A solo show gets multiple laughs at Remy Bumppo

HEDY WEISS: Greg Matthew Anderson plays several roles in “Chesapeake,” a cutting satire about federal funding for the arts.

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Stage Notes: New playwrights at Victory Gardens’ stable; Mayes departs Bailiwick

Four emerging playwrights representing “the next generation” of promising Chicago and nationwide-based talent — Tanya Saracho, Philip Dawkins, Samuel D. Hunter and Marcus Gardley — h…

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The Afternoon Report, Thursday, April 5, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Thursday, April 5, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more informa…

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LA STAGE INSIDER by Julio Martinez

A director for November, a cast for Los Otros...A season for Rogue Machine...A month for opera...Long Beach Opera to bring Ainadamar to West Coast...Evangeline to feature Los Lobos music...N…

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Alberta Ballet to create dance work based on k.d. lang's music by Marsha Lederman

Jean Grand-Maître choreographing Balletlujah!, a full-length ballet based on the Alberta native’s music, to open in 2013

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Ordway Center building project postponed

Construction of a new SPCO concert hall at the Ordway Center in St. Paul won't get started until 2013.

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Brent Barrett to Join Cathy Rigby in Peter Pan Tour by Dan Bacalzo

Brent Barrett will join Cathy Rigby in the national tour of Peter Pan when it plays the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, beginning Tuesday, July 10. Barrett will play Mr. Darling/Hook. Th…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:18PM

Peter Lockyer Takes Over as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables Tour by Dan Bacalzo

Peter Lockyer takes over the role of Jean Valjean in the 25th Anniversary touring production of Les Miserables, beginning in East Lansing, MI, at Wharton Center tonight, April 5. New additi…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:18PM

Lili-Anne Brown Appointed Artistic Director of Bailiwick Chicago by Andy Propst

Lili-Anne Brown has been named the new artistic director of Bailiwick Chicago. She replaces founding artistic director Kevin Mayes, who has resigned due to recent career opportunities and w…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:18PM

Jason Grote, Michael Friedman Set for The Civilians' You Better Sit Down Salon Nights: Your Tales Take the Stage by Bethany Rickwald

The Civilians and The Flea Theater are set to present You Better Sit Down Salon Nights: Your Tales Take the Stage, a post-play event series as part of the previously announced run of The Civ…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:18PM

The David Dower Friday Phone Call # 17, # 18, # 19: Van Lier Playwriting Fellows at New Dramatists by HowlRound

The Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists has launched some exciting voices over its sixty–three years of existence. I talked to the three current fellows about their path to this opportun…

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Plays by Jeff Lewonczyk, James Comtois and Others Set for The Brick's Democracy Theater Festival by Bethany Rickwald

The Brick Theater will extend its summer festival series with Democracy, which will take place June 1-July 1. The Democracy festival will feature eight candidates competing through a series…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:18PM

STAGE TUBE: GODSPELL's Morgan James Sings Gifford and Friedman's 'MY DREAM' on TODAY SHOW by Stage Tube

On April 5, Today Show hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb welcomed GODSPELL actor Morgan James to sing an original song by Gifford and composer David Friedman called My Dream, in the sho…

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Brent Barrett to Join Cathy Rigby in PETER PAN National Tour in July by BroadwayWorld

McCoy Rigby Entertainment has announced that Brent Barrett will join the two time Emmy Award winning and two time Tony Award nominated production, PETER PAN. The tour is scheduled to take fl…

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ROCK OF AGES Motion Picture Soundtrack Set for 6/5 Release by BroadwayWorld

According to Amazon.com, the ROCK OF AGES original motion picture soundtrack will be released on June 5 by WaterTower Music.

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Evita by Spotted

BroadwaySpotted wishes the cast and crew of Evita a happy opening night! Illustration by Ran Xia To purchase this illustration or Ran’s other Broadway pieces, click here.

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#Oops! You Have Faulty Pattern Recognition! by Spotted

I’m going to say something every Thursday, half on purpose and half by accident. #Oops! This week: “OOPS! You have faulty pattern recognition.” I’m talking to you, Magic/Bird produce…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Brent Barrett Will Swing a Hook at Cathy Rigby's Peter Pan Starting This Summer by Kenneth Jones

Broadway's Brent Barrett, a popular "Billy Flynn" of Chicago, will assume the role of villainous Captain Hook starting July 10 when the national tour of Peter Pan, starring Cat…

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Highlights From A Room With A View at The Old Globe

Made famous by the Oscar-winning 1985 movie adaptation starring Helena Bonham Carter, E.M. Forster's A Room With A View finds yet another life, this time on stage. With Scott Schwartz (Golda…

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Judy Garland, Gay Idol Then and ‘Over the Rainbow’ Now by Robert Leleux

One of Judy Garland’s faithful fans, who remembers when she was at her glamorous best and says her resilience held enormous appeal for gay men like him, is worried that her cultural memory…

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PHOTO FLASH: Oprah Winfrey Visits Broadway's Memphis by Dan Bacalzo

Oprah Winfrey attended the Broadway production of Memphis, at the Shubert Theatre, on Wednesday, April 4. Afterwards, she visited with the cast, including stars Adam Pascal and Montego Glove…

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:17PM

Jonathan Groff to Join Alfred Molina in Red at Mark Taper Forum by Andy Propst

Jonathan Groff will join the previously announced Alfred Molina in John Logan's Tony Award-winning play Red at the Mark Taper Forum, running August 1 - September 9. Michael Grandage, w…

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:17PM

Jonathan Groff to Star Opposite Alfred Molina in L.A. Premiere of Red by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening) will star in the Los Angeles premiere of John Logan’s Tony-winning play Red, according to the L.A. Times. Groff will play the role of Ken…

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The Boys are Back! Naked Boys Singing! Opens Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The all-nude singing and dancing extravaganza Naked Boys Singing! is back off-Broadway, opening at the Kirk Theatre at off-Broadway’s Theatre Row on April 5. In a new pr…

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Peter Lockyer, Timothy Gulan, Lauren Wiley. et al. Join Cast of LES MISERABLES Tour by BroadwayWorld

Cameron Mackintoshs new 25th anniversary production of Les Misrables welcomes Peter Lockyer to the role of Jean Valjean beginning in East Lansing, MI, at Wharton Center on April 5, 2012. Thi…

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Smash Star Debra Messing Has Broadway on Her ‘Bucket List’ by Broadway.com

Emmy-winning Will & Grace star Debra Messing currently plays fictional Broadway composer Julia Houston on TV’s Smash, but despite her long list of screen and stage credits (in…

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Tamara Tunie and Gregory Generet to Host Symphony Space Gala, 4/16 by BroadwayWorld

On April 16, 2012, Symphony Space will present its third annual Access to the Arts Awards to Morley Safer for his arts reportage on CBS 60 Minutes, international corporate lawyer Alain Coble…

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xJawz Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

xJawz Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the full episode: http://bit.ly/HbLE4M Watch ALL extended rehearsals: http://bit.ly/…

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Tay Zonday Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

Tay Zonday Dance Showdown Rehearsal - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the full episode: http://bit.ly/HbLE4M Watch ALL extended rehearsals: http://bi…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Josh Grisetti, Emma Hunton and Justin Johnston in Off-Broadway's Rent by Matthew Blank

Emma Hunton, Aaron Lavigne, Justin Johnston and Josh Grisetti joined the cast of Off-Broadway's Rent in recent months.

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New Team of Singing Naked Boys Open Off-Broadway April 5 by Andrew Gans

They didn't keep their clothes on very long. Naked Boys Singing!, the 15-song celebration of the male form, which played its final performance Off-Broadway at New World Stages Jan. 28, o…

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Jonathan Groff to Join Alfred Molina for L.A. Premiere of Rothko Drama Red by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Alfred Molina will repeat his work as abstract-impressionist painter Mark Rothko opposite Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff in the Mark Taper Forum production of Red this …

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Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams, Amy Brenneman Cast in New Film "Look of Love" by Andrew Gans

Arie Posin’s romantic drama "Look of Love," which features Academy Award nominees Annette Bening and Ed Harris and Academy Award winner Robin Williams, will begin filming in …

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Signature Theatre Company Receives $10 Million Donation by Michael Gioia

The Signature Theatre Company has received a donation of $10 million from the Irene Diamond Fund in support of The Pershing Square Signature Center. In honor of the donation, the Center'…

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News: (Montreal) L'Opéra de Montréal announces risky 2012-13 season by The Charlebois Post

In two exciting breaks from recent seasons, the Opéra de Montréal is presenting four instead of five productions and only one is a sure-fire bankable opera - La Traviata. For the last year…

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Onstage spotlight: "Where We're Born"

Plus "Bram Stoker's Dracula"

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Chit chat: Seats fail to swivel for Kerry by The Stage

Most people entering TV talent shows do so in an attempt to launch a singing career. Or, maybe unwittingly, put an end to any hopes of a career there and then, with the added embarrassment o…

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Creative pulse

REVIEW Artistry and technology push forward in tandem in a compelling show at the Soap Factory.

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Kyle Soller: American dreamer by The Stage

As Long Day's Journey Into Night opens in the West End, Matt Trueman talks to one of its stars, Kyle Soller, about life as an American actor in London and how he is fulfilling an ambition by…

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Chit chat: Stripologically speaking... by The Stage

Living as we do, Tabard is sometimes shielded from the cut and thrust of the world outside. Fiscal deficits, petrol crises and television gameshows all pass us by in the blur of "not interes…

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Forest Fringe: Evolving Field of adventure by The Stage

As Forest Fringe prepares to take up a two-week residency at the Gate Theatre, Matt Trueman talks to the organisation's co-artistic director, Andy Field, about spreading its wings beyond Edi…

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Caroline Reid: In it for the long haul... by The Stage

Australian comedienne Caroline Reid's sharp-tongued air hostess alter ego, Pam Ann, was born at a fancy dress party back in the mid-1990s. She talks to Tony Cooke about the character's globa…

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Shorts Shorts 30: Live from New York by Mark Shenton

Tonight’s return of Evita to Broadway means that once again Lloyd Webber has three shows running concurrently here, along with the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar that opened a couple of…

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A Welsh wonder by The Stage

Maggie Brown talks to actors and other staff at the BBC's new studio complex in Roath Lock, Cardiff, to find out what they think about relocating there, how they rate the new facilities and …

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Concert review: TSO and Yefim Bronfman by Arthur Kaptainis

Bruckner-Schalk? You mean like Bach-Busoni (or Lennon-McCartney)? Everybody knows that Bruckner’s not-so-well-meaning students Franz and Josef Schalk prevailed on the master to make unnece…

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Theater Review: Mary Beth Peil in ‘The Morini Strad’ at 59 E59 Theaters by Eric Grode

The playwright Willy Holtzman considers a past-her-prime violinist and her damaged Stradivarius in “The Morini Strad.”

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'Tom Jones' makes convincing leap to stage; 'Sweetest Swing' a bit smug by Kerry Reid

KERRY REID reviews "Tom Jones" by Polarity Ensemble Theatre ★★★ and "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball" by Step Up Productions ★★ KERRY REID reviews "Tom Jones" b…

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Chicago theater openings for the week of April 6-12

Picking the upcoming opening nights.

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Suburban theater for the week of April 6-12 by Kerry Reid

Kerry Reid on what's on stage in Chicago's suburbs. Kerry Reid on what's on stage in Chicago's suburbs.

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Remembering Etel Billig, a leading light of local theater

In my job you hear a lot of curtain speeches — turn off your cellphones, subscribe now, blah, blah, blah. But in that sea of rhetorical predictability, there is one speech I will never…

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Ajax & Little Iliad: Timely and well-told lessons by J. Kelly Nestruck

Two short plays derive their plots - and current relevance - from ancient Greek tragedies

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Sam Shepard to Join Casey Affleck, Christian Bale in Out of the Furnace Film by Dan Bacalzo

Actor/playwright Sam Shepard has joined the cast for the upcoming film, Out of the Furnace, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written and directed by Scott Cooper, the film will also fea…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:16PM

The Queen's Company to Present All-Female As You Like It by Bethany Rickwald

The Queen's Company, an all-female classical theater company, is set to present Shakespeare's As You Like It, May 4-20 at Walkerspace. Artistic director Rebecca Patterson will dir…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Fans React to First LEAP OF FAITH Preview on Broadway by BroadwayWorld TV

Performances for LEAP OF FAITH began on Tuesday, April 3, at The St. James Theatre. Four-time Tony nominee Ral Esparza leads the company along with Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia …

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Debra Monk, Brandon Victor Dixon and Betsy Wolfe to Lead Selections from STAGE DOOR CANTEEN at Barnes & Noble, 4/11 by BroadwayWorld

Live at Barnes amp Noble, the in-store performance series, welcomes host Ted Chapin, joined by Broadways Debra Monk, Brandon Victor Dixon and Betsy Wolfe, with Andy Einhorn on piano, as they…

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Jonathan Groff Joins Alfred Molina in LA Premiere of RED This August! by BroadwayWorld

According to the LA Times, Broadway veteran and GLEE star Jonathan Groff will star opposite original cast member Alfred Molina in the Los Angeles premiere of RED at the Mark Taper Forum. Gro…

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Photo Flash: Oprah Winfrey and South African School Kids Visit MEMPHIS! by BroadwayWorld

At last night's performance, April 4, the cast of MEMPHIS was treated to a special guest in Oprah Winfrey, along with students from her Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. After t…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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“Ephemeral Evidence” Profiles: The A.O. Movement Collective by Alyssa Alpine

Alyssa Alpine explores the work of Sarah Rosner/AO Movement Collective, the artists she's curating during Culturebot's upcoming Exit Art residency

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Anastasia, Pushkin House, London by Nuala Calvi

Pushkin House, London : Ten years after the Russian Revolution, a young woman appears claiming to be the long-lost Duchess Anastasia, sole survivor of the massacre of the Romanovs. The three…

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Central School of Speech and Drama BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre Showcase, Fortune Theatre, London by Jennifer Reischel

Fortune Theatre, London: Central's three-year musical theatre course is still a rather recent addition to the equivalent training provided by other, similarly recognised schools within …

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Barefoot in the Park, Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford by Graham Gurrin

Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford: Faye Castelow is perfectly cast as the capricious Corrie Bratter, looking uncannily like a younger Maureen Lipman. Dominic Tighe does well to make her "stuffed…

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The Grand Duke, Finborough, London by Paul Vale

Finborough, London: Gilbert and Sullivan's final collaboration subtitled The Statutory Duel also turned out to be the only show that lost them money. Their business relationship had alr…

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The Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth, Unicorn, London by Susan Elkin

Unicorn, London: Captain Crow's teeth are submerged rocks which, occasionally, gleam and flash near a caravan site where Will (Alasdair Hankinson) and his family have spent their holida…

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Anna Karenina, London Coliseum by Sarah Frater

London Coliseum: Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (1873-77) is a giant of Russian literature that choreographer-director Boris Eifman has turned into a ballet. The novel tracks the romantic comp…

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Wonderful Town, Lowry, Salford by Paul Vale

Lowry, Salford: After his success with On The Town, composer Leonard Bernstein imagined that he would probably never write another musical comedy. Yet when writers Betty Comden and Adolph Gr…

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The Cherry Orchard, Tobacco Factory, Bristol by Jeremy Brien

Tobacco Factory, Bristol: Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory is no closed shop. For this is the third time in seven years that artistic director Andrew Hilton has trodden the primrose path o…

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Anne Boleyn, Theatre Royal Brighton by Bella Todd

Theatre Royal Brighton: It was no great surprise when the original production of Anne Boleyn sold out Shakespeare's Globe in 2010 before opening night. Henry VIII's second wife, be…

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Engeman's 42nd Street to Star Christianne Tisdale, Patrick Ryan Sullivan and More by Adam Hetrick

Christianne Tisdale, Patrick Ryan Sullivan, Darien Crago and Tim Falter have been tapped to star in the Engeman Theater production of 42nd Street.

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PHOTO CALL: Oprah Winfrey Visits Broadway's Memphis by Matthew Blank

Oprah Winfrey took in the Tony-winning Broadway musical Memphis the evening of April 4.

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ArtsBeat: $10 Million Gift Leads to Irene Diamond Stage at Signature Center by Scott Heller

The Signature Theater Company gets $10 million from the Irene Diamond Foundation.

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Review: Chesapeake (Remy Bumppo Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Directed by Shawn Douglass and anchored by a tour de force performance from Greg Matthew Anderson, Lee Blessing's *Chesapeake* is funny, philosophical, and as gripping as the jaws of a Chesa…

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Ron West Stages Early and Often at Open Fist by Larry Pontius

Comedy maven Ron West has directed and acted often at Open Fist, and now he's staging Early and Often there.  It's a comedy set in the ethically loose world of Chicago politics in 1960. Whi…

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Cowles books performers for its second season

The 2012-13 lineup, heavy on local dance, resembles the first season at the downtown venue.

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OtB to Present Quebecois Artist Julie Andrée T. in Rouge by Bethany Rickwald

On the Boards is set to present Quebecois artist Julie Andrée T. in the hypnotic spectacle Rouge, May 3-6. In Rouge, Julie takes a simple color and imbues it with depth, intens…

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VIDEO FLASH: Neil Patrick Harris Hosts the Tonys, Gavin Creel in The Book of Mormon Tour and More by Tristan Fuge

This week TheaterMania reports on Neil Patrick Harris hosting the 2012 Tony Awards, Gavin Creel as Elder Price in the upcoming tour of The Book of Mormon, Amy Adams and Oliver Platt joining …

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Tommy Walker Joins Principal Cast of NEWsical the Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Tommy Walker will join the principal cast of NEWSical the Musical: End of the World Edition, performing at the Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row, beginning on Friday, April 6. He replaces John Wal…

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Signature Theatre Receives $10 Million Gift from Irene Diamond Fund by Bethany Rickwald

Signature Theatre has announced a $10 Million Gift from the Irene Diamond Fund in support of The Pershing Square Signature Center, the company's new home. In recognition of the gift, t…

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Jennifer Holliday Records Bonus Track for Lysistrata Jones Cast Album by Broadway.com

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday has recorded a single version of “Hold On” for the previously announced Lysistrata Jones cast album. Produced by Broadway Records, the album w…

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Watch Godspell's Morgan James Make a 'Dream’ Come True on Today by Broadway.com

Bubbly Today co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb are known to bring themselves to tears of laughter during the show's fourth hour, but on April 5 the ladies brought on the wat…

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Oprah Winfrey Feels the Music in Her Soul at Memphis by Broadway.com

Oprah Winfrey might be one of the busiest women on the planet running an empire that includes talk shows, a magazine and, let’s not forget, her very own OWN Network, but when the Queen…

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STAGE TUBE: Christian Borle Performs on Next Week's SMASH! by Stage Tube

Next week on SMASH, the show has landed a star, the mercurial Rebecca Duvall guest star Uma Thurman, but Eileen Anjelica Huston is thrown into a panic when Rebecca gets stuck in Cuba. Derek …

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D-trix Presents Dance Showdown - Episode 1 by DanceOn

D-trix Presents Dance Showdown - Episode 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Watch the contestant bios: http://bit.ly/HrERCy Extended Rehearsals & Dancer Bios …

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Harold Prince and Robert Klein Will Be Part of Panel On Edie Adams and Ernie Kovacs by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning veteran director Harold Prince will be part of an April 27 panel discussion about the legacy of Tony Award winner Edie Adams and Ernie Kovacs.

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‘Potted Potter’ gets New York booking after Toronto run

Producers say the stage show “Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience — A parody by Dan and Jeff” will fly into New York after wrapping up its successful run in Toronto this w…

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American Idiot's Joshua Kobak, Former Turn Off the Dark Stuntman, Takes Legal Action Against Spider-Man by Michael Gioia

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark former stuntman and original cast member Richard Kobak, who claims he was injured during his run with the Broadway musical, is taking legal action against Spide…

Linked From Playbill at 01:47PM

Word of Mouth Review: "End of the Rainbow" Starring Tracie Bennett by Broadway.com

Word of Mouth Review: "End of the Rainbow" Starring Tracie Bennett Get tickets to "End of the Rainbow": http://www.broadway.com/shows/end-rainbow/ Peter Quilter's &…

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Opening Night: "End of the Rainbow" by Broadway.com

Two-time Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett brought the Belasco Theatre to its feet with her raw portrayal of Judy Garland at the April 2 Broadway opening of Peter Quilter's "End of the Rai…

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My Space with Rory O'Malley of "The Book of Mormon" by Broadway.com

My Space with Rory O'Malley of "The Book of Mormon" Get tickets to "The Book of Mormon": http://www.broadway.com/shows/book-mormon/ Rory O'Malley has audiences …

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Review: Newsies at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer and Simon Saltzman

EXTRA! EXTRA! Newsies is the go-to show for the whole family, from the kids to grandma and grandpa.

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Sky to invest millions in made-for-television films by Matthew Hemley

Sky has unveiled plans to boost its commitment to original British content by investing millions in feature-length films made for television.

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PHOTO FLASH: Chef Massimo De Francesca and Voca People Unveil The Voca S'more by Dan Bacalzo

Chef Massimo De Francesca and The Voca People unveiled The Voca S'more at an event held at Nios Restaurant in The Muse Hotel (130 W. 46th Street) on Thursday, March 29. The dessert tre…

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Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams Set for The Look of Love Movie by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for the movie The Look of Love, according to a report on Deadline.com. Arie Posin will direct the project. The film, with a screenplay by Posin and Matthew McDuf…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:13PM

Rock of Ages Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Set for June 5 Release by Andy Propst

The original motion picture soundtrack recording of the forthcoming Rock of Ages movie will be released on June 5, according to a listing on Amazon.com. The album will be released by WaterT…

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Luba Mason's Mixtura Performance at Iridium to Be Recorded for Live CD by Bethany Rickwald

Iridium will present classically trained singer and pianist Luba Mason performing Mixtura, a concert event, May 15 at 8pm. The evening will be recorded for a live CD to be released at a late…

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Review: REVIEW: Being Shakespeare by David Finkle

Simon Callow delivers a thoroughly engaging lecture on the Bard beautifully disguised as a play.

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Teagle F. Bougere, Tana Hicken Set for The Studio Theatre's 2012-2013 Season by Sarah Moore

The Studio Theater in Washington DC has announced its 2012-2013 season which will begin in September. The season will open with an adaptation of Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man, …

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Jennifer Holliday Records Bonus Track for Lysistrata Jones Cast Album by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday has recorded a single version of "Hold On" from the musical Lysistrata Jones that will be included as a bonus track on the show's upcoming …

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STAGE TUBE: On Broadway with Kids- Episode 1! by Stage Tube

Today CafeMom Studios debuts the first episode of On Broadway With Kids - Featuring the Parents of MAMMA MIA, an exclusive online series that opens a rare and personal window into the lives …

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Melissa Etheridge and NURSE JACKIE Co-Creator Linda Wallem Team Up on Rock Musical by BroadwayWorld

According to Billboard.com, Melissa Etheridge and Nurse Jackie co-creator Linda Wallem are co-writing a new rock musical. Etheridge describes it as a meld between a classic show and rock mus…

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Justin Matthew Sargent Joins LOST IN LOVE Reading, 4/23-24 by BroadwayWorld

Justin Matthew Sargent, currently appearing on Broadway in the leading role of 'Drew' in ROCK OF AGES, has joined Tony-nominated Rock Of Ages alum and American Idol Constantine Maroulis for …

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Laryngitis Sidelines Josh Young from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Indefinitely; Return Expected Upon Recovery by BroadwayWorld

Josh Young, who is starring as 'Judas' in Broadway's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR after originating the role in both the Startford and La Jolla productions of the show, will be sidelined from the …

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Jennifer Holliday to Record Track on LYSISTRATA JONES Album! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday has recorded a single version of Hold On from the acclaimed musical Lysistrata Jones. It will be included as a bonus track on shows upcoming cast album. As …

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Big Headlines and Fun Road Trips! Fun Bonus Video Clips from Opening Night of Newsies by Broadway.com

Hungry for more Newsies? Well, we’ve got it right here! At the March 29 opening night of Disney’s exciting new musical, Broadway.com rounded up show stars Jeremy Jordan, Kar…

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Modern Family Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Explores the Cosmos at Now. Here. This. by Broadway.com

Hunter Bell recently chose Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson as the celebrity who should replace him on a night off from Now. Here. This., his hit show at Vineyard Theatre. After a …

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Melissa Etheridge Composing Rock Musical with Nurse Jackie Co-Creator Linda Wallem by Broadway.com

Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge is composing a new musical, according to Billboard.com. The rocker and American Idiot alum is currently collaborating on a new production she describes as &qu…

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Squigs Captures Elena Roger, Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris & More in Evita by Broadway.com

You must love her! Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson joined the “descamisados” at the Marquis Theatre for a first-hand look at the starry revival…

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REVIEW: Into the Woods (Centerstage, Baltimore,MD) by JK

Review of Into the Woods at Centerstage in Baltimore, MD.  Starring Lauren Kennedy, Danielle Ferland, Erik Lieberman, Jenny Latimer, Nik Walker and Jeffry Denman.  Musical Sta…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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The Guide — Theater Listings 04.06.12

OPENING AFTER THE REVOLUTION. Next Theatre concludes its season with the tale of three generations of leftist activists reeling form a family secret. Directed by Kimberly Senior. Previews Ap…

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Michele Pawk and Julio Monge Cast in Los Otros, New Musical by Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh by Kenneth Jones

Los Otros, Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh's chamber musical touching on the Mexican-American experience, will star Tony Award winner Michele Pawk and Julio Monge in the work…

Linked From Playbill at 12:46PM

Christina Applegate, Calista Flockhart, Kiefer Sutherland Among Stars Set for Fox's "25th Anniversary Special" by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Christina Applegate (Sweet Charity), Calista Flockhart (The Glass Menagerie), Gillian Anderson (Absent Friends), David Duchovny (Break of Noon) and Kiefer Sutherland (That…

Linked From Playbill at 12:46PM

Josh Young Out of Jesus Christ Superstar Due to Illness by Adam Hetrick

Actor Josh Young, who garnered critical praise for his performance as Judas, has again been sidelined from the trinity of Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Steven Strafford Will Be Methtacular! at NYC's Playroom Theatre by Michael Gioia

Methtacular!, Steven Strafford's hilarious and harrowing account of his life as a crystal methamphetamine addict in Chicago, will begin performances Aug. 30 at the Playroom Theatre in Ma…

Linked From Playbill at 12:46PM

PHOTO CALL: Matt Bomer and Darren Criss in "Big Brother" Episode of "Glee" by Matthew Blank

Matt Bomer, who was seen in the New York and Los Angeles readings of Dustin Lance Black's 8, and Darren Criss, who starred in Broadway's How to Succeed… earlier this year, wil…

Linked From Playbill at 12:46PM

A Recurring "Dream": Jennifer Holliday Records Bonus Track on Lysistrata Jones Cast Album by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday, one of the original Dreamgirls, has recorded a single version of "Hold On," the inspirational song from the acclaimed Broadway musical Lysistra…

Linked From Playbill at 12:46PM

Review: (Toronto) Ajax and Little Illiad (World Stage) by The Charlebois Post

Rumours of WarWorld Stage gets small to approach bigby Beat RiceAjax & The Little Iliad Produced by Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O’Connell and Harbourfront Centre (as part of Worldst…

Linked From The Charlebois Post at 12:44PM

‘Godspell’ Takes on National Tour in 2013 by David Rogers

Producer Ken Davenport announced yesterday that the current Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz’s “Godspell” will hit the road for a national tour during the 2013-2014 season. Though …

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Show Pics: Connie Fisher fronts Wonderful Town

The Royal Exchange Theatre, Hallé Orchestra and Lowry production of Leonard Bernstein’s classic musical comedy, Wonderful Town starring Connie Fisher opened at the Lowry Theatre…

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Milena Govich, Rogelio Douglas Jr. and More Set for Show At Barre's For The Record: Coen Brothers by Bethany Rickwald

Show At Barre is set to present For The Record: Coen Brothers, a concert event celebrating the directing team and bringing the movies to life, April 5-29. The production is conceived and di…

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Chef Massimo De Francesca and Voca People Unveil The Voca S'more by Dan Bacalzo

Chef Massimo De Francesca and The Voca People unveiled The Voca S'more at an event held at Nios Restaurant in The Muse Hotel (130 W. 46th Street) on Thursday, March 29. The dessert tre…

Linked From TheaterMania at 12:12PM

ArtsBeat: 'Spider-Man' Stuntman, Citing Injuries, Starts Legal Action by Patrick Healy

A lawyer for Richard Kobak, a stuntman who played Spider-Man in some flying sequences, has gone to court asking the show's producers for documents.

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Matt is an Idiot (on tour)! #3 by BroadwaySpotted

Matt is an Idiot (on tour)! #3 This is the 3rd installment of Matt is an Idiot (on tour)! It is a vlog talking about the American Idiot National Tour. Check out what really happens on tour.…

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Broadway League Awards Education Grants to WIT & WICKED by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League has awarded coveted New York Education Grants to the Broadway productions of Wit by Margaret Edson, and Wicked by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman. Each production rec…

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STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Mica Cole by Stage Tube

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group This week Mica Cole shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter t…

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The Irene Diamond Fund Donates $10 Million to Signature Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Signature Theatre announced today that the Irene Diamond Fund has made a 10 million gift in support of The Pershing Square Signature Center, the Companys new, permanent home which opened on …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:05PM

End of the Rainbow Star Tom Pelphrey on His Soap Past, Broadway Dreams & Romancing Tracie Bennett by Josh Ferri

Age & Hometown: 29; Howell, New Jersey Current Role: Playing Mickey Deans, Judy Garland’s young, untrustworthy fiancé, in the Broadway premiere of End of the Rainbow…

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Jeremy Renner and Scarlett Johansson Eye Broadway Revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Broadway.com

The Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner may make his Broadway debut in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opposite his Avengers co-star, Tony winner Scarlett Johansson, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No…

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Extra! Extra! Fun Bonus Video Footage from Opening Night of Newsies by Broadway.com

Hungry for more Newsies? Well, we’ve got it right here! At the March 29 opening night of Disney’s exciting new musical, Broadway.com rounded up show stars Jeremy Jordan, Kar…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Why Seeing Shows A Second Time Is Important

The New York Times 04/05/12

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Potter Returns, Amy Adams Bakes & More Theater News by Tom Mizer

The stars, as in big name stars, are aligning on Broadway and we’ve got the scoop in a bite-sized theater news round-up: Harry Potter is coming back to the New York. Well, not exactly…

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Philadelphia: "Twelfth Night," "Doubt" and "Carousel" by Tim Dunleavy

As a nun and a priest square off over the accusations, guilt and innocence are examined from all sides ... Carmen Khan has assembled a solid cast and a good design team for a fine production…

Linked From TalkinBroadway at 11:55AM

Designers, Stage Managers, Producers, Directors – Gallery Players by Ken Davenport

WHO: Gallery Players SEEKING: The Gallery Players in Park Slope is seeking designers, stage managers, an ASM, directors and associate producers for its upcoming Black Box New Play festival i…

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Managing Director – NYC Arts in Education Roundtable by Ken Davenport

WHO:  NYC Arts in Education Roundtable SEEKING:  Managing Director RESPONSIBILITIES:  Developing content and implementing programs and events, including the major annual conference Face …

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 11:48AM

Rock of Ages National Tour Performers – Phoenix Entertainment by Ken Davenport

WHO: Phoenix Entertainment SEEKING: Rock of Ages – National Tour Performers DREW: an appealing, good-guy rocker with great, easy comedic timing, a boyish charm, vulnerability and a ver…

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Will Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Return to Broadway With Jeremy Renner and Scarlett Johansson? by Adam Hetrick

Broadway could see its third revival of Cat On a Hot Tin Roof within a decade, according to an interview with Academy Award-nominated "Hurt Locker" star Jeremy Renner.

Linked From Playbill at 11:45AM

Olympic performer rate to start at £600 by Matthew Hemley

Performers hired to take part in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics and Paralympics will be paid a minimum of £600, following talks between Equity and the games' organi…

Linked From The Stage at 11:19AM

Daniella Topol to Direct Caridad Svich's The Way of the Water Reading at Lark Play Development Center by Dan Bacalzo

Daniella Topol will direct a reading of Caridad Svich's play, The Way of the Water at Lark Play Development Center in New York City on April 18 and 19 at 7pm. As previously reported, …

Linked From TheaterMania at 11:11AM

Wit and Wicked Receive Broadway League New York Education Grants by Dan Bacalzo

The Broadway League has awarded New York Education Grants to the Broadway productions of Margaret Edson's Wit, recently produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) at the Samuel J. Friedma…

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Hal Linden Set for The Scottsboro Boys at A.C.T. by Bethany Rickwald

A.C.T. is set to present the Bay Area premiere of Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys, June 21-July 15. Susan Stroman will direct. With a book by David Thompson, The Scottsboro Boys …

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Google makes surveying your audience easier. by Producer

Give Google enough time and they’ll figure out a way to beat just about every competitor out there (except for Facebook, of course . . . that Google Plus just doesn’t seem to be …

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The Boys are Back! Naked Boys Singing! Opens Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The all-nude singing and dancing extravaganza Naked Boys Singing! is back off-Broadway, opening at the Kirk Theatre at off-Broadway’s Theatre Row on April 5. In a new pr…

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David Rabe’s New Drama An Early History of Fire Begins Performances Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The world premiere of David Rabe’s new play An Early History of Fire begins previews on April 5 at the Acorn Theatre at off-Broadway’s Theatre Row. Directed by Jo Bonney, the New…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Hugh Dancy & Nina Arianda Get Intimate - Talk VENUS IN FUR & More! by Richard Ridge

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favori…

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BWW TV: Chatting with Bernadette Peters, Cheyenne Jackson and More at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards! by BroadwayWorld TV

On Saturday, March 24, BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet of the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards to talk with all of the event's stars, including Bernadette Peters, Cheyenne Jackson and more…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/5- THE PIRATE QUEEN by Stage Tube

Today in 2007, The Pirate Queen opened at the Hilton Theatre now the FoxwoodsTheatre, where it ran for 85 performances. The Pirate Queen is a musical written by Claude-Michel Schnberg and Al…

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The business behind the show. Meet Chad Bauman, newest columnist for DCTS by Lorraine Treanor

We are pleased to announce that Chad Bauman, the Smithsonian Associate’s Director of Marketing and Membership, will be the latest addition to our writing staff . Readers will know him bes…

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ArtsBeat: Theater Talkback: Second Helpings by Ben Brantley

Sometimes shows are better the second time around.

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The Play That Wasn't There, or: Are We Pinter Yet? by Thomas Garvey

Rebecca Harris, Dennis Parlato, and Jay Ben Markson in Mrs. Whitney.  Photos: Meghan Moore.With John Kolvenbach it always seems to be "one step forward, two steps back."  This prol…

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James Naughton, Jan Maxwell, Annie Golden, Christian Campbell Set for The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook Revue by Andrew Gans

A host of theatre favorites will take part in The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook Revue, featuring the work of composer Don Breithaupt and lyricist Jeff Breithaupt, April 18 at Joe's Pub.

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Carson Kressley Will Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's Damn Yankees, Featuring Revised Book by Joe DiPietro by Andrew Gans

Emmy winner, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer Carson Kressley will play Mr. Applegate in the Ogunquit Playhouse's summer production of Damn Yankees, which runs July 25-Aug.…

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Stockard Channing and Laura Benanti Will Star in Benefit Reading of Collected Stories by Andrew Gans

Tony Award-winning actresses Stockard Channing and Laura Benanti will star in a one-night only reading of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies’ Collected Stories May 7 at 7 PM at the…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Vicki Lewis and Hello, Dolly! Get Hot! by Adam Hetrick

Florida's Maltz Jupiter Theatre recently concluded a run of Jerry Herman's Tony Award-winning musical Hello, Dolly! starring Vicki Lewis in the title role.

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‘Spider-Man’ stuntman goes to court claiming injuries by Mark Kennedy

A stuntman claims he suffered a concussion, whiplash and two holes in his knees while performing as the comic book hero in Broadway’s “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.”

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Comedy in Dance Festival Opens Tonight! by Trav S.D.

The 3rd Annual Comedy in Dance Festival  April 5-7 and 12-14, 2012 at 8pm at Triskelion Arts:  118 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn  Mari Meade Dance Collective. Photo by Peter Yes…

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The Stars of Vaudeville #468: The Four Fords + 1 by Trav S.D.

The Four Fords, a.k.a. the Four Dancing Fords were a legendary brother and sister dancing act of the early part of the last century. It all appears to have started with the fifth dancing For…

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Matthew Broderick in ‘Nice Work if You Can Get It’ by Charles McGrath

Matthew Broderick returns to Broadway and dons dancing shoes for the musical “Nice Work if You Can Get It.”

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Linda Lavin and ‘The Lyons’ Move to Broadway by Patrick Healy

Linda Lavin returns to Broadway as Rita, the furious matriarch of the family in Nicky Silver’s play “The Lyons,” opening this month at the Cort Theater.

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Review: The Cherry Orchard by Eleanor Turney

  It’s all a bit grim in turn-of-the-century Russia and Chekhov is the man to hammer this home. The peasants are revolting (almost) and the aristocracy is wasting away, squanderin…

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Leslie Uggams' Uptown Downtown CD Available for Purchase by Andy Propst

Leslie Uggams' recording of her solo show Uptown Downtown is now available for purchase. A release date for digital downloads will be announced in the near future. The show, co-writ…

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Steven Strafford's Methtacular! to Perform at Playroom Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

kef theatrical productions and Justin Brill are set to present Steven Strafford in his one-man play Methtacular!, August 30-September 23 at the Playroom Theatre. Adam Fitzgerald will direct…

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Carson Kressley to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse Damn Yankees by Dan Bacalzo

Emmy Award winner Carson Kressley will star in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Damn Yankees to be presented in the new Boston Red Sox version, July 25-August 18. Jeffrey Denman will di…

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The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa and Michael Esper, Roars Onto Broadway by Broadway.com

Nicky Silver’s off-Broadway hit The Lyons roars onto the Main Stem beginning April 5 at the Cort Theatre. Directed by Mark Brokaw, the dysfunctional family comedy stars award-winning T…

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A New Argentina! Evita, Starring Ricky Martin and Elena Roger, Opens on Broadway by Broadway.com

Evita is back on Broadway for the first time since its 1979 premiere. Michael Grandage’s anticipated revival starring Elena Roger as Eva, Ricky Martin as Che and Michael Cerveris as Ju…

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ANYTHING GOES' Colin Donnell Visits Seth's Broadway Chatterbox Tonight, 4/5 by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

Tonight, April 5, ANYTHING GOES star Colin Donnell will make a special appearance as Seth Rudetsky's next guest for Seth's Broadway Chatterbox at Don't Tell Mama.

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STAGE TUBE: CLYBOURNE PARK Set Goes Up in the Walter Kerr! by Stage Tube

Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and London's Olivier Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park is described as the wickedly funny and fiercely provocative new play about race, real estate and th…

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Exhibit shows thriving Polish poster art

"Fantasy and imagination" are key in Polish ads, says the organizer of a new exhibit.

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William Shatner talks about hits and misses over the years

The iconic actor looks back at a career of projects ranging from camp to classic.

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Interview: Stephen Carrasco (Video) by BroadwaySpotted

One of the most highly anticipated shows of this season is Ghost. As the next installment in our Swing/Understudy series, we caught up with Stephen Carrasco in his dressing room to talk abou…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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An Interview with Playwright and Novelist Jessica McHugh by Teresa McCormick Ertel by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Teresa: You and I met just before the opening of your first play, Fools Call It Fate, which is a psychological drama about destiny and choices. How did seeing your work live on stage impact…

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New Leslie Uggams Solo Recording, "Uptown Downtown," Now Available by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams' newest solo recording, entitled "Uptown Downtown," is now available by visiting CDBaby.com or the Barnes & Noble on East 86th Street in Man…

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Benefit Reading of Vatican Falls Will Be Presented in May; Casting Announced by Andrew Gans

A benefit reading of Frank J. Avella's Vatican Falls, which is set against the backdrop of the Catholic sex abuse scandal, will be presented May 15 at 6:45 PM at the National Comedy Thea…

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9 Quotes (and 3 Photos) from the Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire by Lucky

What’s a fun way to spend a Thursday night? Having drinks with the cast of A Streetcar Named Desire. Emily Mann’s revival began previews on April 3, and she and the cast took some time…

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News: Court's Theatre Local returns to Peckham with Belong & Vera

The Royal Court's Theatre Local project will return to Peckham this summer, bringing Bola Agbaje’s Belong and Hayley Squires' Vera Vera Vera to the Bussey Building from 31 May to 28 Ju…

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The future of theatre? Look towards Exeter by Lyn Gardner

It's not enough for theatres to rely on the same old programming, even the same old buildings. Which is why what's happening at Exeter is so exciting"We're stuck with them," said a leading i…

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THEATER: The Taming of the Shrew by Aaron Riccio

The Taming of the Shrew can be a very funny play -- and probably should be, lest one linger too long on the sexist implications that one either believes are being mocked by Shakespeare …

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THEATER: Blast Radius by Aaron Riccio

Photo/Deborah AlexanderTwelve years ago, dying aliens were found on an expedition to Mars, and their ambassador managed to convince the astronauts to smuggle the seeds of their race back to …

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Honor Your Ancestors Today by Joe Patti

I am rather busy and have fallen a little behind on my reading and pondering for the blog. As an alternative, I thought I would make note of some interesting art. Today is the celebration of…

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Weight loss challenge update: week one by Derrick

Hello, Friends of Halcyon.  I'm sorry it took so long to update the Halcyon Blog about my weight loss challenge.  I swear I was spending that time dropping pounds.  Week one was tough.  …

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Things We Love: BeetleCam Project by Tony

Check out photos and find out more about the project here. (via BldgBlog) Tags: Things We Love

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Closed But Not Forgotten by Wendy Caster

Nellie McKay: Silent Spring--It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature: Nellie McKay fits into no category. You can't describe her by saying she's like so-and-so crossed with so-and-so. If you tri…

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The Taming of the Shrew by Aaron Riccio

The Taming of the Shrew can be a very funny play -- and probably should be, lest one linger too long on the sexist implications that one either believes are being mocked by Shakespeare or ta…

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Porgy and Bess by Wendy Caster

I know that one shouldn't judge a book by its cover, nor a show by its poster, but as soon as I saw the one for Porgy and Bess, I had serious misgivings about this production. For one thing,…

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EVITA - Starring Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris - Opens Tonight on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway production of EVITA opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre. The company of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical is led by world renowned music artist Ricky Martin a…

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NEWSIES – The legacy of Disney marches on by Oscar E Moore

Can Disney out Disney Disney?  That’s the question here in this newest musical on the Broadway block - NEWSIES - based on the 1992 cult film of the same name with music by Alan Menken…

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NEWSIES – The legacy of Disney marches on by Oscar E. Moore

There are some excellent songs sung and danced by an exuberant cast of strapping teenage ragamuffins and orphans in turn of the century New York

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Building Character: Michael Cerveris by Linda Buchwald

The actor becomes Perón in Broadway’s “Evita” Welcome to Building Character, TDF’s ongoing series about actors and how they create their roles Michael Cerveris has r…

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Futurity Young Inventors' Club: THE UNITER by Brendanshea

Hear ye, hear ye!  The Futurity Young Inventors' Club continues with the unveiling of a second utopian machine designed and built by the middle school STEM Club at the Murphy School.&n…

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‘Late Night Comic’ plays through this Saturday at JBK Theatre at Frederick Community College by Douglas Cathro

Theatre FCC is proud to present the musical Late Nite Comic, the first production of this show since it closed on Broadway almost 25 years ago. Written by Allan Knee with music and lyrics by…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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I Interview Playwrights Part 439: Fengar Gael by Adam Szymkowicz

Fengar Gael Hometown: None. As a self-proclaimed resident alien in despair over the recent loss of civil liberties in this mad, militaristic, security-obsessed nation, I claim no town, no c…

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Local survivors tell their stories

"It never gets any easier," Edith Lowy said, her eyes welling up with tears, her voice trembling ever so slightly. Lowy had just finished speaking to about 150 students, staff and …

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Photographer finds herself as an artist and a Jew

When photographer, Anna Shteynshleyger, was a little girl growing up in Moscow in the late 1970s and early 80s, she never imagined the life that would await her in a quiet suburb of Washingt…

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A Fruitful Collaboration Still Yielding Broadway Hits

Two highly regarded revivals of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1970s hits Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita are opening within two weeks of each other on Broadway. Jeff Lunden talks with …

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Thoughts on “Leap of Faith” First Preview- 4/3/12 @ St James Theater by Dan Mason

by: Dan Mason (@djdan1079) Leap of Faith is the stage adaptation of the little seen 1992 movie starring Steve Martin as a flim-flam, travelling preacher with an appetite for booze, women, an…

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LIVE, LIVE, LIVE by Sarah B. Roberts

This morning I received a message from my mother that my cousin Tina is being taken off life support at noon today.   I can't even remember the last time I saw Tina, or even t…

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Neil Patrick Harris will Return to Host 2012 Tony Awards by Chris Luner

In the middle of a fantastic theatre season currently taking place on Broadway, we still have plenty of shows to look forward to opening this great season and then of course the beginning of…

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The Master and Margarita by John Morrison

Everyone with any common sense knows that Mikhail Bulgakov's Master and Margarita is exactly the kind of magical realist novel it's impossible to put on stage. Which is why Simon McBurney an…

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Pundit, Bareback Ink and First You Dream auditions by Lorraine Treanor

Casting for The Pundit by John Feffer f0r 2012 Capital Fringe Auditions April 8 Seeking 4-5 actors (2 women, 25-50; 2-3 men, 25-55) for various roles. Actors will voice (live) a variety of c…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROCK OF AGES! by Admin

The Tony Award nominated musical ROCK OF AGES celebrated three years of melting faces on Broadway last night at the Helen Hayes Theatre!  After the Tuesday evening performance, the cast cel…

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NY1 Theater Review: "The Best Man"

Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" is back on Broadway with an all-star cast.

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A tip for following up by Michael Roderick

It's no question that following up is incredibly important, but what happens when you're overloaded with things to follow up on? I recently brought this question to one of my fellow webspinn…

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The Tribulations of a Bloodless "Carrie" by Jan Simpson

It’s been a big season for remixed musicals. But while newcomers did the controversial nipping and tucking on Porgy and Bess and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, it’s the original tea…

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End of the Rainbow by Theasy.com

Belasco Theatre, Broadway By Joseph Samuel Wright BOTTOM LINE: A phenomenal performance by Tracie Bennett in the touching tale of legendary Judy Garland near her end. End of the Rain…

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The Hunger Games by Jill Dolan

Jennifer Lawrence in her iconic pose as Katniss in The Hunger GamesHow sweet is the taste of a movie with a femaleheroine heralded as the top-grossing non-sequel film debut weekend of all ti…

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Review: The Morini Strad by The Playgoer

My latest for Time Out: Willy Holtzman's The Morini Strad at Primary Stages. The takeaway: "Tuesdays with Morrie for the WQXR crowd." By the way, forgot to mention in the review that this …

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Understudy Talkback at Godspell by Linda

Last Tuesday, I attended the final Godspell Tuesday Night Talkback. Julie James of Sirius XM Radio hosted the talks, focusing on a different cast member each week. This talkback featured und…

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Mark Prescott resigns from Belfast Festival by Michael Quinn

The director of Northern Ireland's largest arts event, the Belfast Festival at Queen's, has resigned after less than six months in post.

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She Stoops to Conquer - National Theatre Live Trailer by National Theatre

She Stoops to Conquer - National Theatre Live Trailer She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith Katherine Kelly plays Kate Hardcastle, with Steve Pemberton and Sophie Thompson as her paren…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Kirsten Greenidge Has The Luck of the Irish by Dan Bacalzo

The Lucille Lortel-nominated playwright discusses her new play at Huntington Theatre Company.

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Matthew Morrison dancing on ITAS by MatthewMorrison.net

Matthew Morrison dancing on ITAS From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 58 3 ratings Time: 02:14 More in Autos & Vehicles

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Sophisticated Ladies by Songs From The Musicals

Sophisticated Ladies The original Broadway company performs "Rockin' in Rhythm" at the Tony Awards. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemusicals.com Fr…

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Into The Woods by Songs From The Musicals

Into The Woods Replacement cast member Phylicia Rashad and the original Broadway company perform "Into the Woods" and "Children Will Listen" at the Tony Awards. No copy…

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I Love My Wife by Songs From The Musicals

I Love My Wife John Miller, Michael Mark, Joseph Saulter and Ken Bichel of the original Broadway production perform "Hey There, Good Times" at the Tony Awards. No copyright infri…

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Little Me by Songs From The Musicals

Little Me Faith Prince, Martin Short and company in a promotional video featuring excerpts from the 1998 Broadway revival. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemusica…

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Fosse by Songs From The Musicals

Fosse The original Broadway company perform "Sing, Sing, Sing" at the Tony Awards. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemusicals.com From: sftMusicals Views…

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Show Boat by Songs From The Musicals

Show Boat Tammy Amerson and Elaine Stritch lead the 1994 Broadway revival cast in "Kim's Charleston" at the Tony Awards. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsf…

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The Secret Garden by Songs From The Musicals

The Secret Garden Daisy Eagan, Mandy Patinkin, Rebecca Luker and the original Broadway company perform a medley at the Tony Awards. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfrom…

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Contact by Songs From The Musicals

Contact Boyd Gaines and Deborah Yates lead the original Broadway company in a performance of "Simply Irresistable" at the Tonight Show. No copyright infringement intended. http:/…

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The Wedding Singer by Songs From The Musicals

The Wedding Singer Stephen Lynch leads the original Broadway company in a performance of "It's Your Wedding Day" at the Tony Awards. No copyright infringement intended. http:…

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03 GOLD V5 by American Repertory Theater

03 GOLD V5 From: amreptheatre Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:54 More in Entertainment

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Hold On by Lysistrata Jones

Hold On The song HOLD ON from the Broadway Musical Lysistrata Jones! From: LysistrataJones Views: 180 4 ratings Time: 03:48 More in Entertainment

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BWW's On This Day - April 5, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Newsies the Musical on Broadway!! by TheaterMania

Newsies the Musical on Broadway!! Interviews with cast and creators of Newsies the Musical on Broadway! From: theatermania Views: 30 2 ratings Time: 02:56 More in Entertainment

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EVITA Opens Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway production of EVITA opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre. The company of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical is led by world renowned music artist Ricky Martin a…

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Scarlett Johansson & Jeremy Renner to Star in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF? by BroadwayWorld

Jeremy Renner may star alongside Scarlett Johansson in a new Broadway revival of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. In an interview published yesterday by the Hollywood Reporter, Renner described the ro…

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What's Hot on Broadway April 2012 by The Broadway Channel

What's Hot on Broadway April 2012 WHAT'S HOT ON BROADWAY, hosted by Kate Shindle, takes you to preview a miraculous new production that will send you to musical theater heaven, LEAP…

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Corbin Bleu - Behind the Scenes at the Godspell Photo Shoot by Godspell

Corbin Bleu - Behind the Scenes at the Godspell Photo Shoot Corbin Bleu joins the cast of Godspell on April 17th! Visit godpsell.com for tickets and info. From: BwayGodspell Views: 322 …

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Gore Vidal's The Best Man Preview (Montage) by Broadway's Best Shows

Gore Vidal's The Best Man Preview (Montage) http://broadwaysbestshows.com/show/Gore-Vidal-s-The-Best-Man - Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN comes to Broadway in an all-star theatrical even…

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Gore Vidal's The Best Man Preview by Broadway's Best Shows

Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN comes to Broadway in an all-star theatrical event with two time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones, Tony and Emmy Award winner John Larroquette, Emmy and Golden Glo…

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Paper Dolls | Next Magazine by Benjamin Solomon

How did Disney take their infamous 1980s movie-musical flop starring a teen Christian Bale and turn it into one of the season’s hottest new stag productions? Um, have you seen the cast?

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Disney's MARY POPPINS on Broadway: Get More! by Disney on Broadway

Disney's MARY POPPINS on Broadway: Get More! Get MORE of what you go to Broadway for! Now in its 5th phenomenal year at the beautiful New Amsterdam Theatre on New York City's 42nd…

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Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - Opening Night by Disney on Broadway

Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - Opening Night Go behind the scenes of our Broadway opening night with Andrew Keenan-Bolger! NEWSIES is now on Broadway now through August 19! Visit http:/…

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Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - Extended through Aug. 19! by Disney on Broadway

Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - Extended through Aug. 19! Check out the new TV spot for Disney's NEWSIES. Disney's NEWSIES is now on Broadway! Visit http://www.newsiesthemusical…

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MARY POPPINS on The Chew by Disney on Broadway

MARY POPPINS on The Chew Don't miss the cast of MARY POPPINS as they visit The Chew. Wednesday, April 4, 2012. 1 et/12 pt/c Now in its 5th phenomenal year at the beautiful New Amste…

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"First Date" at ACT in Seattle by David-Edward Hughes

Feeling more like a revue of singles dating and all that goes with it, ACT Theatre and 5th Avenue Theatre have wasted an excellent cast and production on a piffle of a musical called First D…

Linked From TalkinBroadway at 07:21AM

"Strange Interlude" Shakespeare Theatre Company by Susan Berlin

Eugene O'Neill's play Strange Interlude was a sensation at its premiere in 1928, both for its expansive structure-in nine acts with a run time of more than five hours; the original productio…

Linked From TalkinBroadway at 07:21AM

Forget Me Not by Mark Cofta

Few playwrights could find laughs in topics like aging, Alzheimer's and euthanasia, but Bruce Graham succeeds in The Outgoing Tide, receiving a splendid area premiere by the Philadelphia The…

Linked From City Paper (Philadelphia) at 07:21AM

Opera Company of Philadelphia on its way to reinvention

Declaring an early victory on the strategic plan that led it safely away from the brink of collapse, the Opera Company of Philadelphia is setting its sights on new and more ambitious artisti…

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"South Pacific" Lyric Light Opera by David-Edward Hughes

Any South Pacific rises or falls on the actor/singers playing out the key roles, and director Brenda Mueller, who has paced the near three-hour production as briskly as a passing island trad…

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Devising a New Theory of Creativity

Local choreographer Jonah Bokaer is part of a new performance experiment aimed at discovering what a group of 21st-century artists can make of a 20th-century masterpiece, "Einstein on the Be…

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Anthony Kalil named to Metropolitan Opera program

Anthony Kalil is one busy tenor. He's juggled a full-time day job with opera dreams, performing all over the region -- most recently on Sunday with Thalia Symphony Orchestra at Town Hall. No…

Linked From The Seattle Times at 07:21AM

Rainbow collision

Legit News: Tracie Bennett makes 'Rainbow' debut

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National Theatre Connections heads south by Laura Turner

artsdepot announces its exciting programme of youth theatre productions at the end of April as part of NT Connections.

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2 for 1 tickets: Curious Directive by Laura Turner

Curious Directive’s acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe 2011 show, Your Last Breath, comes to the Pleasance Theatre next week, and here’s your chance to get your hands on some cheap tic…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:12AM

Review: Sheer by Annabel Baldwin

Maria Oshodi, the director of Extant Theatre Company, has created a tremendously original show that challenges our realities while entertaining us, despite being immersed in complete, disori…

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Want to Write? – Interview with Booktrust Writer-in-Residence Bali Rai by Marése O'Sullivan

Leicester-born Bali Rai is perhaps best-known for his novels (Un)arranged Marriage and Rani & Sukh, but he has achieved huge literary success writing for teenagers . In Part One of his i…

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Review: Wonderful Town (Salford & Tour) ****

She's back, and as expected, is bringing a something kind of Wonderful to Town. Connie Fisher, the star best known for her portrayal of Maria in The Sound Of Music, leads the way in The Lo…

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Blog: Bees in my Easter bonnet

An early Easter is arriving with the departure of good weather, but that won't dampen the spirits of the Chichester faithful as they assemble for the opening of the summer festival tonight. …

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All Night Strut Will Transport Greatest Generation Patrons by Bill Hirschman

If you think time machines are only found in science fiction, visit All Night Strut at Broward Stage Door and watch an audience of Greatest Generation grads be transported back 65 years to t…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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A Letter Sent to Frmr President George W. Bush by Don Hall

George W. BushOffice of George W. BushP.O. Box 259000Dallas, TX 75225-9000USANo email availableDear President Bush,How are you?  I really haven't heard much from or about you since you …

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Qdos announces record box office takings for 2011/12 season by Alistair Smith

Qdos Entertainment, the UK's largest pantomime producer, has unveiled record results for its 2011/12 Christmas season with box office up by nearly £1 million on the previous year.

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Exclusive: Labour's flagship free ticket scheme delivered mixed results - report by Natalie Woolman

Almost 7,000 young people went to the theatre for the first time as a result of a Labour initiative offering free tickets for under-26s, but a "significant proportion" of the 400,000 tickets…

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Review: A Warsaw Melody **

A Russian war veteran and a Polish music student meet at a concert in Moscow and fall in love. A political edict in 1947 forbids marriage with foreign nationals and, ten years later, they me…

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Offer: Preview prices extended and pay no booking fee for TOP HAT

Save up to £12.50 on the top four price bands for Monday-Friday performances of TOP HAT between 19 April-25 May 2012. Exclusions apply

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Broadway Hunger Games: Battle Round 1! by BroadwaySpotted

Broadway Hunger Games: Battle Round 1! Welcome to the Broadway Hunger Games Battle Round 1! Our Game Maker, Composer Scott Alan, will now draw two names from the bowl at a time, deciding wh…

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Katie Finneran, Melissa Joan Hart & More to Read Delia Ephron's THE LION IS IN at Barnes & Noble Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Acclaimed screenwriter, playwright and novelist Delia Ephron will appear at Barnes amp Nobles Upper East Side location 150 East 86th Street, at Lexington Avenue tonight, April 5th at 700 PM,…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Wonderful Town, The Lowry, Salford by Philip Radcliffe

The cultural triumvirate of the Hallé Orchestra, the Royal Exchange Theatre and The Lowry have joined forces for this new production of the 1953 hit musical Wonderful Town. Leonard Bernstei…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Competition: Win Tickets to E4 Udderbelly Festival at Southbank Centre by A Younger Theatre

We’ve teamed up with Udderbelly to offer one AYT reader the chance to have their pick of E4 Udderbelly Festival at Southbank Centre. Returning for its fourth year, the festival gives way t…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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BROADWAY OPENING: Evita at the Marquis Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

The Broadway revival of Evita will open on Thursday, April 5 at the Marquis Theatre. Evita tells the story of Argentina's Eva Peron, who used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorical…

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Finely tuned ‘Strad’ by Frank Scheck

One of the two characters in “The Morini Strad” is a violin restorer who loves what he does. Watching him painstakingly repair a damaged Stradivarius is to see a true craftsman at work. …

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Icelandic love story frozen by whimsy by Frank Scheck

At one point during “Out of Iceland,” Lea DeLaria, playing a male troll named Thor, steps onstage in a swan outfit and belts out “Bali Hai” in Icelandic. And that’s one of the even…

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Stephen Carrasco interview with James the Intern for BroadwaySpotted.com by BroadwaySpotted

Stephen Carrasco interview with James the Intern for BroadwaySpotted.com One of the most highly anticipated shows of this season is Ghost. As the next installment in our Swing/Understudy se…

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Dance Moms - Season 2 Finale Episode 13 - Abbygeddon - Todrick Hall Recap by DanceOn

Dance Moms - Season 2 Finale Episode 13 - Abbygeddon - Todrick Hall Recap Dance Moms Season 2, Episode 12 - "Abbygeddon" In this FYI recap, Todrick Hall discusses everything you…

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Ninth and Joanie, Starring Bob Glaudini and Kevin Corrigan, Premieres Off-Broadway April 5 by Adam Hetrick

Bob Glaudini and Kevin Corrigan co-star as father and son, respectively, in the world premiere of Brett C. Leonard's Philadelphia-set drama Ninth and Joanie, which begins performances Ap…

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 5 by Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez and Robert Viagas

1906 Britain's first actor-M.P., A.E.W. Mason, delivers his first speech. The theatre community sees this as a victory, hoping it will have an advocate in the House of Commons.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Raúl Esparza's Musical Highlights by Playbill Staff

Four-time Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza is raising the roof at the St. James Theatre in the new gospel-infused musical Leap of Faith.

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Fela! Tour Brings the Pulse and Politics of Nigerian Music Star Fela Kuti to Life by Sheryl Flatow

Fela! producer Stephen Hendel says the Broadway musical about Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti, now on tour, is "the great achievement of my life."

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The Lyons, Led By Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa, Set Up Their Den on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

The Lyons, Nicky Silver's darkly comic dysfunctional-family play starring Tony Award winners Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa, begins its Broadway life April 5 at the Cort Theatre following its …

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David Rabe's An Early History of Fire Ignites Off-Broadway April 5 by Adam Hetrick

The New Group world-premiere production of Tony Award winner David Rabe's An Early History of Fire begins previews Off-Broadway April 5 at the Acorn Theatre.

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Bell, Book and Candle Casts Its Spell at Hartford Stage April 5 by Adam Hetrick

John van Druten's Bell, Book and Candle, featuring Kate MacCluggage, Ruth Williamson and Robert Eli, begins performances April 5 at Hartford Stage.

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March, E.L. Doctorow's Civil War Tale, Begins April 5 at Steppenwolf; Harry Groener, Ian Barford Star by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award-winning director-adapter Frank Galati's The March, based on the Civil War-set novel by E.L. Doctorow, begins its world premiere by Steppenwolf Theatre Company on April 5. Thre…

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"Dressed up to the Nines": Elena Roger, Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris Star in Evita Revival, Opening April 5 by Andrew Gans

The Broadway revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita officially opens April 5 following previews that began March 12 at the Marquis Theatre. This is the first new Broa…

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Deborah Samuel: Elegy, a collection of photos of skeletal remains at the ROM by Murray Whyte

Toronto photographer Deborah Samuels made an industry of herself with her portraits of dogs, spawning posters, calendars and an IKEA collection. At the ROM, she turns her lens to the uncuddl…

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Andrea Caban by League of Professional Theatre Women

Dramatist, Actor, Acting Teacher, Voice & Speech Coach New York, New York USA Play that changed my life:  Pinocchio, don’t smoke that Cigarette. I was the only 1st grader cast in the …

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CPC's Picture of the Week, April 5, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Alessandro Juliani and Meg Roe in Mary's Weddingat ATP. (Photo credit: Trudie Lee Photography)Read our review

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