Friday, April 13, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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"Lost in Yonkers" - Wonderfully Found Again by Byrne Harrison

By Judd Hollander Photo by Stephen Kunken Neil Simon's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-wining play Lost in Yonkers makes a triumphant return to New York City in this lovely and intimate re…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: Massacre Has One Unit of Fresh Blood

A visceral performance in a bloodless play.-- Delivered by Feed43 service

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Eve Ensler to Launch EveEnsler.org, 4/16 by BroadwayWorld

Eve Ensler, the Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, activist, and author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, today announced her new website www.eveensler.org, launch…

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'Gatz' Interview: The 6-Hour-Plus, Word-For-Word Performance Of 'The Great Gatsby' (VIDEO) by Gazelle Emami and Mallika Rao

"The Great Gatsby" is one of the most read books in the country, but it also may be one of the most misunderstood.

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Guest Picks: Renee Fleming

Soprano Renée Fleming was on the Lopate Show to talk about her new album of French songs, "Poemes." She also admitted her love of sugar. What have you read or seen in the past year that mo…

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A MAN, HIS WIFE, AND HIS HAT at Moxie Theatre by Welton Jones

Fables are fun in the theatre, where the sharing of a simple story told with intimate direct address creates a delicious sense of belonging to an ancient race with basic truths that don&rsqu…

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Glen Hansard releases solo album as "Once" takes on Broadway by Winiarss

The musical version of the popular 2006 romantic film, "Once," is enjoying positive reviews on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The unusual production is set entirely in a Dublin p…

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A musical send-up of James Bond

You may be shaken but certainly not stirred at the Bearded Ladies’ newest show, Beards Are for Shaving: A 007 Cabaret. This ... group? company? collective? team? of terrifically clever…

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THIS at North Coast Repertory Theatre by Bill Eadie

For writers, “this” is perhaps the most evil word in the dictionary. Unmodified, “this” is a sign of sloppiness of pen and probably of thought as well. Simply remem…

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'Spelling Bee' holds few surprises but the New Theatre offers a sharp production and strong cast

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is a nice show. A cute show. A funny show. And it's a show that really doesn't bear up under repeated viewings, let alone analysis.

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Ruth Wilson: 'I'd love to play Hamlet' by Stuart Jeffries

The critics adore her and tomorrow she is up for an Olivier award. She is known for brave portrayals of emotional extremity, but Ruth Wilson says fear is the key to her acting'I wish I was m…

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This week's new theatre and dance by Mark Cook, Lyn Gardner, Judith Mackrell

Sea Odyssey, LiverpoolRoyal De Luxe were last in the UK back in 2006 with the Sultan's Elephant, which drew thousands on to the streets of London. Liverpool is no stranger to big outdoor spe…

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Journalism is in crisis, and the best and worst of it is about to be laid bare | Deborah Orr by Deborah Orr

A new play, Enquirer, is shaping up to be a powerful tribute to the newspaper trade in all of its glory and all of its ignominyWhen Vicky Featherstone, a few years ago now, was mad…

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Letters: Taxing time for charities and the arts

The government's lack of joined up thinking in regards to arts charities goes beyond the impact of restricted tax relief (Treasury's philanthropy plans 'blindsided' culture secretary, 10 Apr…

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What to see: Lyn Gardner's theatre tips by Lyn Gardner

Plenty of action this week, from Bernstein's Wonderful Town in Salford to Stan's Café's Of All the People in All the World in StratfordNorthLots of action here this week, including the revi…

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Chalet Lines – review by Michael Billington

Bush, LondonIt takes chutzpah for a man to write an all-woman play. But Lee Mattinson pulls off a tricky feat with panache in this initially raucous comedy about recurring family get-togethe…

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Do the Olivier awards really represent London theatre? by Matt Trueman

They claim to be 'Britain's most sought-after' theatre awards – so why do the Oliviers exclude many major London venues?There are awards and there are awards. Not every award-winning write…

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Peep show: is it wrong to find actors attractive? by Alexis Soloski

Venus in Fur is the latest play to tempt audiences into ogling its scantily clad cast. Now stage stars are being rated on sex appealA woman with long, blonde hair and a heavily lipsticked mo…

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BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Charlize pines for her angel while promoting new film Prometheus

Charlize plays a space exploration company executive in charge of a flight that will, with luck, discover the origins of life on Earth.

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The King's Speech stutters on the stage despite successful film

The production, which officially opened at Wyndham’s Theatre just over a fortnight ago, has struggled to find its voice and has lost money two straight weeks in a row.

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Shirley Knight Stars in Williams' Final 'Masks' by Simi Horwitz

Veteran actor Shirley Knight tackles Babe in world premiere of Tennessee Williams' 'In Mask Outrageous and Austere' Off-Broadway at the Culture Project.

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Director Pam MacKinnon scales the Broadway heights by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- When theatergoers at "Clybourne Park" spot a woman with a yellow legal pad sitting in the last row of the orchestra section, they invariably ask what she's doing....

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Marty Panzer a Life with Barry Manilow and Beyond by Suzanna Bowling

Marty Panzer a Life with Barry Manilow and Beyond

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Liza Minnelli to be Honored at Astaire Awards by Briana Rodriguez

Liza Minnelli will be honored with the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards.

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Latinos Take Center Stage at the NALIP Conference by Soraya Gutierrez

The 13th annual National Association of Latino Independent Producers conference, April 13-15, celebrates Rita Moreno and Robert Rodriguez.

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Theater review: 'Good People' at Geffen Playhouse by Charles McNulty

"Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire has its West Coast premiere at the Geffen Playhouse.

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Theater Review: 'Billy Elliot the Musical' at the Pantages Theatre by Margaret K. Gray

Margaret Gray reviews "Billy Elliot the Musical" at the Pantages Theatre.

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The New York Premiere of pool (no water) by Mark Ravenhill Begins May 9

The New York Premiere of pool (no water) By Mark Ravenhill (Playwright of Shopping and F*cking) May 9–26, 2012 9th Space, 150 First Avenue NYC ****…  “80 dynamic minutes that…

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Pasadena Playhouse's new season: 'Sleepless in Seattle' will stir by Jamie Wetherbe

The much-awaited world premiere of "Sleepless in Seattle" will be among the highlights of the new 2012-13 season at the Pasadena Playhouse.

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Theater from scratch in 24 hours by Jeffrey Borak

Friday April 13, 2012 LENOX - " Time is of the essence" the saying goes, especially in Berkshire County's not-for-profit theaters where rehearsal time often averages little more than 31/2 we…

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Broadway Review: EVITA

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita has been stunningly reimagined by director Michael Grandage in the show's first Broadway revival since it originally closed on Broadway in 1983. Evi…

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No fiddling on roots of tradition by Peter Filichia

As an actor and playwright, Avi Hoffman tries to keep Jewish culture alive.

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How to Enjoy L.A. Arts and Culture Without a Car

Alissa Walker When someone asks me if they have to rent a car when visiting L.A., I really, really, really, really want to say no. Of course you can experience L.A. without a car. I do it ev…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Denver Center era ends as grad-school conservatory closes by John Moore

To Kent Thompson, the National Theatre Conservatory was the best-kept secret in Denver. And that may have been its downfall. And that may have been its downfall. But the impact of the impen…

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STAGE TUBE: The Making of EVITA's Ball Gown by Stage Tube

EVITA and Swarovski create Eva's iconic ball gown in the behind the scenes video below

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Review: Massacre (Sing to Your Children)at curtainup.com by Deirdre Donovan

Emily Dickinson's words "Remorse is memory awake" takes on grisly new meaning in Jose Rivera’s new play

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Twyla Tharp’s ‘Come Fly Away’: Frank and Ava’s turbulent duet by Sarah Kaufman

In the opera that was Frank Sinatra’s life, actress and world-class beauty Ava Gardner was his Carmen. Over a few tumultuous years, the high-strung, hard-drinking pair fell in love, fought…

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The Inkwell, a D.C. theater incubator, steps onto a larger stage by Peter Marks

Like most young dramatists, Jason Gray Platt is a struggling one who holds down a day job to nourish his hopes of watching his work come alive at night. Having obtained a degree from Columbi…

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At Studio Theatre, Basil Twist’s alluring scenery changes invoke Japanese tradition by Nelson Pressley

Puppeteer Basil Twist loves the old-fashioned business of raising the curtain. That’s how each of the four eye-opening shows in this month’s festival of Twist’s work has begun, and in …

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Eric Hutchinson Watching You Watch Him - Official Music Video Choreography by DanceOn

Eric Hutchinson Watching You Watch Him - Official Music Video Choreography Eric Hutchinson's new official video for "Watching You Watch Him" from his upcoming album Moving Up …

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FLASH FRIDAY: A Dig At DOWNTON ABBEY With Jimmy, Brooke & Julian by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are shining a special spotlight on some of the most spot-on short video parodies in recent memory - with a special focus on the crme de la crme of such shorts unveiled last night on…

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Scots get a really Horrible History of the English

The Sassenachs will meet a bloody end when Horrible Histories, the all-conquering children's show secretly loved by adults, is given a tartan makeover for the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'A Slow Air' by Suzy Evans

Playwright-director David Harrower’s “A Slow Air,” part of Scotland Week at 59E59 Theaters, is a charming though slight family tale.

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Stray Dog tackles imposing ‘Angels in America’

Impressive acting in 'Millennium Approaches' makes show a don’t-miss.

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La Mirada’s Brian Kite Launches Miss Saigon by Steve Julian

Director Brian Kite focused on casting young for his new revival of Miss Saigon. He also discusses his role as La Mirada’s municipal theater maven – coming next season, Next to Normal. C…

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Get an Inside Look at the Magic of War Horse with Star Stephen James Anthony by Broadway.com

War Horse star Stephen James Anthony made his Broadway debut as part of team of puppeteers in Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony-winning production, and in the short year since it first ope…

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What to Expect When You're Expecting - Official Theatrical Trailer #2 2012 (HD) by DanceOn

What to Expect When You're Expecting - Official Theatrical Trailer #2 2012 (HD) What to Expect When You're Expecting trailer #2 in HD. The film follows the lives of five couples as …

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Review: One Night Stand (CIMM Fest) by Scotty Zacher

An annual NYC occurence, the 24-Hour Musical project is just that - 4 15-minute musicals are created and performed in 24 hours. *One Night Stand* documents the 2011 Fest, whose cast included…

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KC Rep Plans Pippin, Carousel, Death of a Salesman and More for 2012-13 by Adam Hetrick

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre will stage the musicals Pippin and Carousel, as well as the premiere of the "poetic theatrical event" Waiting for You on the Corner of (13th and W…

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PHOTO CALL: Kiril Kulish, Thomas Horn, Connie Stevens and More at Billy Elliot L.A. Opening by Matthew Blank

The 2009 Tony Award-winning Best Musical makes its Los Angeles premiere at the Pantages Theatre in a limited engagement through May 13.

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's Paul Nolan Sings at Yankees Home Opener! by BroadwayWorld

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director and 2-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR…

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BWW TV: Chatting with JUDITH OF BETHULIA's Charles Busch & Carl Andress! by BroadwayWorld TV

Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress The Divine Sister Die, Mommie, Die will play a lim…

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NEWSIES to Be Featured on GMA on Monday 4/16 by BroadwayWorld

Newsies, the new American musical, which is currently in performances at Broadways Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st St will be featured on ABCs Good Morning America Monday, April 16 in the 800…

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Watch JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’S Paul Nolan sing “God Bless America” at Yankee Home Opener by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

What’s the buzz….. A knockout.  The most musically exciting show of the season. -Richard Zoglin, Time Magazine Paul Nolan who stars as Jesus in Broadway’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR perfo…

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Photo of the Week: Joel Grey Celebrates 80th Birthday at ANYTHING GOES by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Here’s our Photo of the Week. The ever energetic and lovable Joel Grey celebrated his 80th birthday with the cast of ANYTHING GOES and was surprised by a special well wisher: Bernadett…

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Pop songs on the Middle East, not so lovingly performed by Silk Road by Kerry Reid

THEATER REVIEW: "Re-Spiced: A Silk Road Cabaret" by Silk Road Rising ★★★½ KERRY REID reviews "Re-Spiced: A Silk Road Cabaret" by Silk Road Rising ★★★½ …

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Branford Marsalis, Esperanza Spalding, Tierney Sutton Among JJA Jazz Award Nominees by Brian Scott Lipton

Nominees have been announced for the 16th annual Jazz Journalists Association Awards. Winners will be announced during the month of June, leading up to announcement of winners of the Lifeti…

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Video Feature: VIDEO FEATURE: Peter and the Starcatcher by Tristan Fuge and Brian Scott Lipton

Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Roger Rees, and Rick Elice discuss the magical new Broadway play about Peter Pan.

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Brandon Cutrell, Michelle Dowdy, Ryan Raftery Set for 4 Scores and 7 Shows Ago Benefit by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for 4 Scores and 7 Shows Ago, a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS featuring original music from Daniel Lincoln. The event will be held at the The Lauri…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Jesus Is a Yankees Fan, Darren Criss Is Crushing on Jeremy Jordan & More Lessons of the Week by Gemma Wilson

Faster than you can say “bravo!" another week on Broadway is over. Here at Broadway.com that means it’s time to take stock of the last seven days, when we learned about a se…

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Tay Zonday Commentary to Dance Showdown - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

Tay Zonday Commentary to Dance Showdown - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Dance Showdown Episodes: http://bit.ly/HDBXM2 Tay Zonday extended rehearsal: http…

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HotforWords Commentary to Dance Showdown - Ep. 1 by DanceOn

HotforWords Commentary to Dance Showdown - Ep. 1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Dance Showdown Episodes: http://bit.ly/HDBXM2 HotforWords extended rehearsal: ht…

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The Afternoon Report, Friday, April 13, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Friday, April 13, 2012 Today’s Tweets: click on hyperlinked items for more information FOLLIES is Dancing Into Town – Los Angeles magazine: Lucky…

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You Better Sit Down: Tales From My Parents’ Divorce

Ahh. The Civilians. A playwright or two could take a page out of their book. I mean the playwrights who want to remind us over and over again that “This is based on a true story.” M…

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92Y to Welcome James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Tony Kushner and More by Adam Hetrick

The cast of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, including Tony Award winners James Earl Jones and John Larroquette, will appear at the 92Y in the coming weeks. Tony Kushner and Eve Ensler are als…

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Pasadena Playhouse Promises Sleepless in Seattle, Fallen Angels, Intimate Apparel and Broadway-Aimed Under My Skin by Kenneth Jones

The Pasadena Playhouse's 2012-13 season will feature the world premiere of what's billed as a Broadway-bound comedy, Under My Skin, by Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser.

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CHART TOPPERS: Top-Grossing Broadway Productions, Week of April 2-8 by Judy Samelson

Here are the top-grossing Broadway productions for the week of April 2-8, 2012, as reported by The Broadway League.

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Jeremy Jordan Talks NEWSIES on GOOD MORNING AMERICA! by BroadwayWorld

Newsies opened March 29th, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre for a limited run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall. The musical, featuring a score by Alan…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek Interview: Blair Underwood of "A Streetcar Named Desire" on Broadway by Broadway.com

Suave screen star Blair Underwood is making a doozy of a Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in a fresh Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. He recently…

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Mikhail Baryshnikov performs “In Paris” at The Broad by Pauline Adamek

Poetic, impressionistic and occasionally melancholy and whimsical, the elegant staging of legendary actor/dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov’s new show, In Paris, is breathtaking. In Paris is only…

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'Motherhood': The musical that wants to be 'Moms 'R Us' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Motherhood the Musical" at the Royal George Theatre ★★ THEATER REVIEW: "Motherhood the Musical" at the Royal George Theatre ★★ ... "Is it going to h…

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Choice or Coincidence: Portrait of a DC Theatermaker by Natsu Onoda Power by HowlRound

People have asked me how I chose my directing “style,” and I never know how to answer. How do you even make such a choice? Is there ever a choice to be made? How do you decide one day th…

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Sleepless in Seattle Musical to Play Pasadena Playhouse in 2013; Season Schedule Announced by Andy Propst

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced the works that will comprise its 2012-2013 season, which will include the previously rescheduled musical version of the film Sleepless in Seattle. The p…

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Lily Rabe to Be Honored at A.R.T./New York Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominee Lily Rabe will be honored at the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York) gala, to be held at Dream Downtown on Monday, April 16 beginning at 6pm. Rabe, w…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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News: (Regina) Globe Theatre announces surprises and the familiar in 2012-13 season by The Charlebois Post

The Globe theatre presented a set of surprises and a series of plays already well-known around the country in their 2012-13 lineup.Billy Bishop Goes to War, the iconic two-hander, and I, Cla…

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Barrett Wilbert Weed, Perry Sherman, Angelo Rios and More Set for Rockers Anonymous: Southern Comfort by Michael Gioia

Rockers Anonymous will return to the Underground Lounge April 16 for its fourth installment, Southern Comfort, which features rock and pop talent from the musical theatre scene performing so…

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Highlights From Pulitzer Prize-Winning Clybourne Park

Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, already an Olivier Award winner and 2011 Pulitzer Prize recipient, makes its way to Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre following Off- Broadway, London and Ame…

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OBSESSED!: Godspell's Morgan James and a Mariah Carey Coloratura

You probably can't tell from her stunning belt in the current revival of Godspell, but Morgan James is always game for a little coloratura/ melismatic singing (thanks to her training at Ju…

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SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, FALLEN ANGELS, et al. Set for Pasadena Playhouse's 2012-13 Season! by BroadwayWorld

The Pasadena Playhouse Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Charles Dillingham, Interim Executive Director announced their 2012-2013 season today. The season will include the rescheduled worl…

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Photo Flash: Check Out Stephen King & John Mellencamp's GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY - Justin Guarini & More! by BroadwayWorld

Atlanta's ALLIANCE THEATRE launched its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County on April 11, 2012. Directed by Susa…

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Go Behind the Scenes with PETER AND THE STARCATCHER on Opening Night, 4/15 by Contests

Calling all PETER AND THE STARCATCHER fans Get ready for Opening Night on April 15th. Tune in to the show's Facebook amp Twitter accounts for behind-the-scenes coverage starting at 12PM on S…

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 7-13 by BroadwayWorld

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS crosses the pond, LYSISTRATA JONES reunites, Joel turns 80, and so much more

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La Traviata (Metropolitan Opera) by Robert Walport

Having missed the first performance due to illness, all eyes and ears were on Natalie Dessay as she finally took to the stage in the Metropolitan Opera's latest revival of "La Traviata". Aft…

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Darren Criss, Lea Michele to Perform Saturday Night Fever Hits on April 17 Glee by Andy Propst

Songs from the 1977 movie Saturday Night Fever will be showcased on the April 17 episode of FOX's Glee. All of the songs that will be performed on the show were also heard in the 199…

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John Heffernan, Miranda Raison, Sophie Thompson Set for Donmar Warehouse's The Physicists by Andy Propst

The Donmar Warehouse has announced casting for Jack Thorne's new version of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's The Physicists, to run May 31 - July 21. Josie Rourke will direct the p…

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Director Pam MacKinnon scales the Broadway heights by Mark Kennedy

When theatergoers at "Clybourne Park" spot a woman with a yellow legal pad sitting in the last row of the orchestra section, they invariably ask what she's doing.

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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An Instinct for Kindness, Trafalgar Studios, London

Delivered by Chris Larner with candour and passion, this is a moving piece of theatre about a serious issue, writes Sarah Hemming

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Oedipussy, Lyric Hammersmith, London

The tweaked title suggests James Bond, and that parody is present and correct, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Newplay.us: #OMPF Watch Parties! by HowlRound

On Monday, April 16th Victory Gardens Theater is hosting the One-Minute Play Festival at 7:30pm CST. Playwrights Foundation, Cornerstone Theater Company, University of Evansville, and Primar…

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Review: (Montreal) Bigger Than Jesus (version française) by The Charlebois Post

(Photo credit: Craig Francis)MassRick Miller is 33, the same age as Jesus was when he was crucified, he was raised Catholic, he hasn’t been to church in 15 yearsby Rebecca Ugolini“Vous a…

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Hunter Parrish Reflects on His Heavenly Time as Jesus in Godspell by Broadway.com

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

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Review: (Montreal) Penny Plain by The Charlebois Post

(photo credit: Trudie Lee)WICKED SCENES FROM THE END OF THE WORLDMontrealers are lucky that their city is where Penny Plain is finishing it’s cross-country tour.joel fishbaneA to…

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Blair Underwood on Getting Mean, Making Ladies Scream and Going Shirtless as Streetcar's Stanley by Broadway.com

Suave screen star Blair Underwood is making a doozy of a Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in a fresh Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Des…

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Short Shorts 30: Selling the Palace, plays for straight men and audience behaviour by Mark Shenton

If you love someone, goes the famous saying, you let them go.  On Wednesday, Andrew Lloyd Webber announced his plans to offload the Palace Theatre, the first West End address that he owned …

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Chit chat: When all is said and done, I have a dream... by The Stage

From the pleasures of Newsnight to the revelries of children's entertainment - Tabard's tastes are catholic and we are willing to judge each production on its own merits. Just as well, becau…

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Just Dance - SNL Sofia Vergara, J Lo Dance Again, ABDC 7, Glee, Kat Graham, Cabin in the Woods by DanceOn

Just Dance - SNL Sofia Vergara, J Lo Dance Again, ABDC 7, Glee, Kat Graham, Cabin in the Woods Sofia Vergara hosts Saturday Night Life (SNL), and music guest One Direction make a cameo in &…

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Sheen of star quality by The Stage

As The Passion production, which took place in Port Talbot last Easter, is launched as a feature film, Sharon D Calcutt reports on the stage management of the show and recalls how the event …

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Chit chat: Britain not so great without the Paxo punch by The Stage

Jack Davenport hasn't been based on UK shores in a while. That is because, for the last few years, the actor has been living in the US, after he went there ten years ago to film what he refe…

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Obituary: Charles J O'Neill by The Stage

Charles J O'Neill began his theatrical career as a carpenter and toured the country with several musicals. He was resident at The King's Theatre Glasgow as stage manager from 1961-63 for How…

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Bring me sunshine by The Stage

As a new production of The Sunshine Boys gets set to open in London, Nick Smurthwaite examines how author Neil Simon's links with legendary vaudeville performers inspired the play

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Obituary: Tony Cliff by The Stage

Based first in Leeds and then in Manchester, BBC radio drama producer Tony Cliff contributed an impressive stream of plays for Saturday Night Theatre on Radio 4 and other outlets. The way in…

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Obituary: John Arden by The Stage

As one of the emerging young dramatists of the late 1950s and early 1960s, John Arden was unable to share the durability of his confreres, Harold Pinter and John Osborne, partly because much…

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Massacre (Sing To Your Children)

Okie dokie then. This is the latest contestant for the John Randolph “Never Blame The Actors” Award, which in this season has seen quite a few entries.The show opens with screeching mus…

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Mac Rogers' Fundamental Contradiction by James Comtois

Over at Larry Pontius' blog, Mac Rogers writes about feeling contradictorily ambitious yet lazy, and shares how he manages to get anything done when the urge to watch an Arrested Developmen…

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Once by Mondschein

"Once" at Jacobs Theatre, March 8, 14 and 28, 2012 (Photos: Joan Marcus) It's been a couple of years since I've seen a show multiple times.  The last was Lincoln Center's sweepi…

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Title and Deed, by Will Eno, Extends Off-Broadway Run by Loganne

Title and Deed, a new play by Will Eno and directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett, has extended its run at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. …

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Lindsay Mendez Supports Morgan James by BroadwaySpotted

Lindsay Mendez Supports Morgan James Lindsay Mendez of Godspell on Broadway urges you to get out and vote for her cast mate Morgan James in the Broadway Hunger Games! Www.BroadwaySpotted.co…

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Steppenwolf Will Host Onstage Discussion With Artistic Director Martha Lavey and Journalist Frank Rich by Michael Gioia

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host an evening of conversation between journalist and former New York Times drama critic Frank Rich and Steppenwolf artistic director Martha Lavey May 7 at …

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Astaire Awards to Honor Liza Minnelli With Lifetime Achievement Award by Adam Hetrick

Tony and Academy Award-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli will be honored with the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award at the June 4 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards.

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PHOTO CALL: A Sneak Peek at the Society of Illustrators' Al Hirschfeld Exhibit by Matthew Blank

The work of legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld is now on exhibition at The Society of Illustrators through June 2. Playbill.com offers an exclusive sneak peek at some of the items on disp…

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Audience Takes Flight For Stunning “COME FLY AWAY” by David Dow Bentley III

There really were moments during the Houston Hobby Center’s opening night of COME FLY AWAY that we audience members felt we were being lifted heavenward. There was heavenly song with the c…

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Photo Flash: SEMINAR Cast Unveils New Pizza at Two Boots! by BroadwayWorld

Several Cast members from SEMINAR, now playing at The Golden Theatre, appeared at Two Boots in their Theater District Neighborhood location to sample the new SEMINAR-inspired pizza. The new …

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Opening Night of MAGIC/BIRD Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

MAGICBIRD opened at the Longacre Theatre on Wednesday, April 11. MAGICBIRD, directed by Tony Nominee Thomas Kail Lombardi, In The Heights, reunites Lombardi playwright, Oscar Winner and Emmy…

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HOW TO SUCCEED Hosts 'University Week,' 4/24-26 by BroadwayWorld

The 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, will host University Week HOW TO SUCCEED In The …

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‘The Soldier’s Dream’ at Iron Crow Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

The precarious balance of a family on the edge of loss is a profound thing. Their struggle to come to terms with what is happening and how to fill the void of the loved one that is dearly de…

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Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the productions set for its 2012-2013 season. The season will open with Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson's Pippin (September 14-October …

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Cassandra Compton, Ben Gerrard, Claire Greenaway Set for Spinach at King's Head Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

King's Head Theatre is set to present Janine Waters and Simon Waters' Spinach, June 12-July 7. Janine Waters will also direct the production, and Simon Waters will be musical dire…

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Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Jackie Hoffman, Rachel Potter Set for Broadway Takes Charge Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Jackie Hoffman, and Rachel Potter will be among the performers for Broadway Takes Charge, a benefit concert to be held at Le Poisson Rouge on Monday, April 16 at 10pm.…

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Barbara Cook, Christine Ebersole, Savion Glover, David Sedaris Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's 2012-2013 Season by Dan Bacalzo

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the line-up for its 2012-2013 season. Among the highlights are performances from Lar Lubovitch Dance Company (October 19 & 20); Mummenschanz…

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John Heffernan, Miranda Raison, Stophe Thompson Set for Donmar Warehouse's The Physicists by Andy Propst

The Donmar Warehouse has announced casting for Jack Thorne's new version of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's The Physicists, to run May 31 - July 21. Josie Rourke will direct the p…

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In a Garden, Ustinov Studio, Bath by Jake Slazenger

Ustinov Studio, Bath: Part two of the Ustinov's American Season is a thoroughly slick, adroitly performed and well-staged affair, as previous productions until Laurence Boswell's a…

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Chalet Lines, Bush Theatre, London by Aleks Sierz

Bush Theatre, London: Madani Younis's inaugural production at this venue is Lee Mattinson's Chalet Lines, a co-production with Newcastle's Live Theatre. As its title suggests,…

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The Lady in the Van, Theatre Royal Brighton by William McEvoy

Theatre Royal Brighton: Hull Truck's touring revival of Alan Bennett's play is a beautifully performed and directed piece of theatre. It charts the relationship between the playwri…

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Where Have I Been All My Life?, New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme by Neil Bonner

New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme: The Vic, as it was then, gained its impressive early reputation largely through its home-produced documentary plays that reflected the lives of ordinary people…

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The Dark Room, New Diorama Theatre, London by Sally Stott

New Diorama Theatre, London: Like a Jack-in-a-black-box set, this punchy new play springs from the dark, creating both surprise and amusement. Inspired by Brecht's The Resistible Rise o…

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A Streetcar Named Desire, Theatre Royal Glasgow by Neil Norman

Theatre Royal Glasgow: Tennessee Williams' torrid play about the fragile and promiscuous Southern belle Blanche DuBois on a collision course with her brutish brother-in-law Stanley Kowa…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Raymund, Stewart, and Elephant Man in a Ménage by Larry Pontius

How do producer and actress Monica Raymund and director Neil Patrick Stewart keep both The Elephant Man and their own marriage healthy? As the Mechanicals Theatre production opens this weeke…

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ArtsBeat: Behind the Poster: 'A Streetcar Named Desire' by Erik Piepenburg

A look at the black-and-red poster design for the new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams's classic play.

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PLAYBILL THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, April 7-13: Magic/Bird Opens, John Guare's Next Play, Donna Murphy's Witch by Robert Simonson

How is it that Neil LaBute and August Strindberg haven't gotten together before now? If ever there were predestined BFFs, it's these two guys.

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Expanded Stage Production of Disney's Aladdin Will Play Utah's Tuacahn by Adam Hetrick

The new stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney animated musical Aladdin, which debuted in Seattle last summer, will get a fresh production at Utah's Tuacahn Amphitheatre beginning in June.

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PHOTO CALL: Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Debbie Reynolds and More Celebrate 40th Anniversary of "Cabaret" Film by Matthew Blank

Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Debbie Reynolds and more were on hand at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood April 12 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the "Cabaret" film. The event kicked …

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"Sail On, Titanic": 100 Years Later the Musical Has a Date With History by Adam Hetrick

April 15, 2012, marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the iconic luxury liner off the coast of Newfoundland and Playbill.com caught up with Titanic's Tony Award-winning composer-…

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Religious Advocates Protest "Playing With Redemption," Documentary About Terrence McNally's Corpus Christi by Michael Gioia

"Playing With Redemption," a documentary following the touring company of 108 Productions' Corpus Christi—the controversial 1998 play by Tony winner Terrence McNally…

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Managing Director – Hangar Theatre by Proofer

WHO: Hangar Theatre SEEKING: Managing Director RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee, implement and ensure sustainability of the Theatre’s operations, programs, finances and community support. Managin…

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Photo Flash: Say Hallelujah! First LEAP OF FAITH Production Shots! by BroadwayWorld

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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2012 Olivier Awards to Be Streamed Live Online! by BroadwayWorld

For the first time this year, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, the 36th Olivier Awards with MasterCard will be enjoyed by a global audience, when the awards ceremony…

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Photo Coverage: Patrick Page, Morgan James & More in BROADWAY BALLYHOO! by Stephen Sorokoff

Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo, the show that changes every week with new stars and new songs, last night presented a cast that included Patrick Page, Morgan James, Colleen McHugh, and Jes…

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Geffen Playhouse to Feature THE GIFT, AMERICAN BUFFALO, et al. in 2012-13 by BroadwayWorld

The Geffen Playhouse announces an unprecedented eight plays five in the Gil Cates Theater and three in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater for its 20122013 season. With an ongoing focus on i…

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Live on #NEWPLAY TV April 18-19: Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Short Play Awards by HowlRound

On Wednesday and Thursday April 18 and 19, #NEWPLAY TV will webcast concert readings of the national finalists of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Ten Minute Play Award a…

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Vivacity abounds at “The Morning After Show” – Bootleg Theater by Lucy Griffin

This is certainly not Los Angeles’ first encounter with one of its hardest working actors, and most definitely not the last, if all goes according to what is right in the performance world…

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Adam Bock, JT Rogers, Terry Teachout Earn Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships by Brian Scott Lipton

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Fellowships to a diverse group of 181 scholars, artists, and scientists in its eighty-eighth annual competition for the United State…

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Huntington Theatre Company Extends Kirsten Greenidge's The Luck of the Irish by Dan Bacalzo

Huntington Theatre Company has extended its world premiere of Kirsten Greenidge's The Luck of the Irish, which will now run through May 6. The production is directed by Melia Bensussen …

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AUDIO SHARE: Stream "Beautiful Eyes," the New Single from Alice Ripley's Group RIPLEY by Andy Propst

Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley has shared the new new single, "Beautiful Eyes," for streaming on TheaterMania. The song is now available from iTunes and other digital music vendor…

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Stage Manager – New Stage Performing Arts Center, Inc. by Proofer

WHO: New Stage Performing Arts Center, Inc. SEEKING: Equity Stage Manager WHEN: Rehearsal Period is May 14-June 13, 2012 (M-F 11am to 5pm). Performance dates June 14-July 1, 2012 (TR-Sun). P…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Liza Minnelli to Receive Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award at 30th Annual Astaire Awards by Broadway.com

Tony, Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Liza Minnelli will be the recipient of the 2012 Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th Annual Fred and Adele Astaire Awards. Th…

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WhatsUpElle - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep.1 by DanceOn

WhatsUpElle - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep.1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Dance Showdown Episodes: http://bit.ly/HDBXM2 WhatsUpElle extended rehearsal: htt…

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Hannah Hart - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep.1 by DanceOn

Hannah Hart - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep.1 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/HMtGu2 Dance Showdown Episodes: http://bit.ly/HDBXM2 Hannah Hart's extended rehearsa…

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PHOTO CALL: Bob Balaban, Peter Cincotti, Alan Menken and More Backstage at Leap of Faith by Matthew Blank

Bob Balaban, Peter Cincotti, show composer Alan Menken and more were on hand at the April 12 performance of Broadway's Leap of Faith.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Broadway's Matt Zarley Releases New Music Video, "Trust Me" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Singer-songwriter and stage actor Matt Zarley recently released his new music video, "Trust Me," which can be found on his latest CD, "Change Begins With Me."

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PLAYBILL VAULT UNLOCKED: What's New, Week of April 8 by Andrew Gans

When the Playbill Vault launched in December 2011, it included information on over 10,000 shows and 120,000 actors, creative teams and crew members who have worked or are currently working o…

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Claybourne Elder, Krysta Rodriguez, Celina Carvajal and More Will Be Killers On the Loose at Ars Nova Concert by Michael Gioia

Ars Nova will present Killers On the Loose: The Songs of Leschen and Sauter, a concert of new work by Paul Leschen and Fred Sauter, April 16 at 8 PM.

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Peter and the Starcatcher's Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Adam Chanler-Berat

Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.

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Jacob Brent and Ken Page Will Star in Gateway Playhouse's Cats by Michael Gioia

Jacob Brent, who starred as Mr. Mistoffelees in Broadway's Cats, will direct, choreograph and star in Gateway Playhouse's production of that Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, which will b…

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‘Doyle & Debbie Show’ to close May 27

After an 8-month run at the Royal George Cabaret, “The Doyle & Debbie Show” will close May 27. Created by Bruce Arntson, the comedic revue/homage stars Bruce Arntson as an aging country …

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BWW TV: First Look at Stephen King & John Mellencamp's New Thriller, GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY! by BroadwayWorld TV

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre launched its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County on April 11, 2012. Directed by Susa…

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STAGE TUBE: Magic Johnson Talks MAGIC/BIRD on 'The View' by Stage Tube

NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson appeared on ABC's 'The View' this week to talk about the storied basketball rivalry and unique friendship with fellow basketball player Larry Bird. Their rela…

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STAGE TUBE: Ramin Karimloo Sings 'Music of the Night' from New Album! by Stage Tube

West End star Ramin Karimloo just released his new album titled 'Ramin,' which features Ramin's unique versions of Till I Hear You Sing' from Love Never Dies and Music Of The Night' from Pha…

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Photo Flash: New Photos of GHOST on Broadway - First Look Here! by BroadwayWorld

Early last week, BroadwayWorld brought you a first look at the new musical Ghost on Broadway The show, adapted from the Academy Award winning film, opens Monday, April 23, 2012 at the Lunt-F…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Bruce Dow! by BroadwayWorld

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

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Review: An Instinct for Kindness ****

Chris Larner’s affecting one-man An Instinct for Kindness opens with a heart-rending insight into the excruciating pain his ex-wife endured as an MS sufferer, and culminates in her dea…

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Beer, posters and bikes: Artcrank returns Saturday

Don’t let the dreary weather keep you away from this annual bike/poster party, which returns to the Warehouse District on Saturday

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Floyd King: Supporting Actor in a Resident Play, 2012 Helen Hayes Awards by Hunter Styles

- Since 1985, actor Floyd King has been nominated for 16 Helen Hayes Awards and has received 5 Awards. - When you’re young, I think you go to the theatre to find out that you’re not alon…

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David Bedella, Sara Kestelman Set for Torch Song Trilogy at Menier Chocolate Factory by Andy Propst

David Bedella will star as Arnold Beckoff and Sara Kestelman will play his mother Mrs. Beckoff in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy, to run May 30 - August 12 at Menier Chocolate Fa…

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Irvine Barclay Theatre to Present Les 7 Doigts de la Main's PSY by Bethany Rickwald

Irvine Barclay Theatre is set to present Traces creators Les 7 doigts de la main's new circus show PSY, May 10-13. Created in 2010, PSY is a surreal look at the human psyche. The acti…

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PHOTO FLASH: Klea Blackhurst, Eric Owens, Estelle Parsons, Francesca Zambello at Glimmerglass Festival Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Glimmerglass Festival Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello hosted the organization's 2012 spring gala, GL!MMERATA!, at The Metropolitan Club on Tuesday, April 10. Gala Ch…

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Nick Jonas Set for Talkbacks with Students Following Broadway's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Dan Bacalzo

Nick Jonas, who stars in the Broadway production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying will participate in a series of post-show talkbacks with students at the Al Hirschfeld Th…

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Broadway In Chicago to Present Stuffed and Unstrung at the Bank of America Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway In Chicago has announced that WestBeth Entertainment and Henson Alternative's Stuffed and Unstrung is set to play at the Bank of America Theatre, June 12-17. Stuffed and Uns…

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Reeve Carney, Emmylou Harris, Nico Muhly, Lou Reed Set for The Wrecking Ball Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Sam Amidon, Reeve Carney, Bill Frisell, Emmylou Harris, Nico Muhly, Karen O, Lou Reed, Nick Zinner, and music director Thomas Bartlett will perform in The Wrecking Ball, a gala/multi-artist …

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Take a Miraculous First Look at Leap of Faith, Starring Raúl Esparza by Broadway.com

Are you ready for a miracle? Leap of Faith is jumping on the Great White Way starring Raúl Esparza, Jessica Phillips and Kendra Kassebaum and we’ve got a sneak peak at…

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Ka-Ching! Making Money on Broadway by JK

 PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS WEEK'S HOT/HOTTER POLL AND VOTE IN THIS MONTH'S THEATRE POLL!ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO SEE JEFF GOLDBLUM IN SEMINAR!(ALL THREE ARE TO YOUR …

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NYMF Adds L.A. Hit Re-Animator the Musical, Le Cabaret Grimm and Zapata! to Summer Line-Up by Adam Hetrick

Re-Animator the Musical, which earned the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Score, will receive its New York debut featuring Emmy nominee George Wendt, as part of the New York Musical…

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PHOTO CALL: Charles Busch's Judith of Bethulia, Starring Busch, Mary Testa and Jennifer Cody by Krissie Fullerton

Judith of Bethulia, Tony Award-nominated playwright Charles Busch's latest stage comedy that takes on the 1914 silent Hollywood Biblical epic, began performances March 30 at the Theater …

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Elaine Stritch Postpones San Francisco Engagement Due to Illness; Barbara Cook Will Step In by Andrew Gans

Tony and Emmy-winning actress Elaine Stritch, who was scheduled to offer her acclaimed evening of Stephen Sondheim tunes to San Francisco audiences at The RRazz Room May 23-June 10, has post…

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Fuse Concert Review: Paco de Lucía — The Rock Star of Flamenco Guitar by Susan Miron

There was nothing in the program about the pieces he and his fellow musicians would be playing, but no one seemed to care. Most already knew the music from Paco de Lucía's recordings. They …

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Liza Minnelli to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 30th Astaire Awards by BroadwayWorld

On June 4th at 730pm at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University, the 30th Annual Fred amp Adele Astaire Awards will honor Liza Minnelli with its Douglas Watt Lifet…

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My Space: Rebecca Faulkenberry of "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" by Broadway.com

As Mary Jane Watson, the object of Peter Parker's affection in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, Rebecca Faulkenberry is often a damsel in distress. But when the actress invited Broadway.com in…

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Opening Night: "Magic/Bird" on Broadway - Magic Johnson and Larry Bird by Broadway.com

The crowd went wild on April 11 as the worlds of the NBA and Broadway collided on opening night of Magic/Bird! Playing out the story of the on-court rivalry and off-court friendship between …

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What Exorcism tells us about Eugene O’Neill by Tim Treanor

- Eugene O’Neill’s first play, produced only once before in 1912, before it disappeared for nearly a hundred years, had its second staging at Arena last month. Was that a good id…

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Will Eno's Title and Deed at Signature Theatre Extended Through June 17 by Bethany Rickwald

Signature Theatre has announced that its production of Will Eno's Title and Deed will be extended through June 17. Judy Hegarty Lovett will direct. As previously announced, the play wa…

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Stephen Schwartz to Participate in Talk-Back Following April 24 Performance of Godspell by David Gordon

Godspell composer Stephen Schwartz will participate in a talk-back immediately following the Tuesday, April 24 performance of the musical revival at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The cha…

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Eve Ensler, John Larroquette, James Earl Jones, Tony Kushner Set for 92nd Street Y Events by Dan Bacalzo

The 92nd Street Y has announced additional details for its upcoming programming, which includes a number of theater-related events. On April 29 at 7:30pm, Tony Award winner Eve Ensler will …

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Liza Minnelli to Receive Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli will receive the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award. It will be given to her at the 30th Astaire Awards, to be presented at the Skirball Center for…

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Viola Davis to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Trinity Rep's 2012 Pell Awards by David Gordon

Trinity Repertory Company has announced that Tony Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee Viola Davis will be honored with the 2012 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 16th…

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PHOTO FLASH: Geena Davis, Henry Winkler and More at Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai Luncheon by Dan Bacalzo

Actors Geena Davis, Morgan Fairchild, and Henry Winkler were among the attendees at the Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai annual luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, April 12. Th…

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Works by Peter Cincotti, Mark Nutter and More Added to NYMF Lineup by Andy Propst

An additional ten shows have been added to the slate of musicals that will be presented as part of the ninth New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), running July 9-29. Among the newly a…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Title and Deed, by Will Eno, Extends Off-Broadway Before Opening by Broadway.com

Title and Deed, Will Eno’s new one-man play starring Conor Lovett, has extended its run at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center.…

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Ticket Offer: £5 tickets for The Pirate Project by A Younger Theatre

Our friends at artsdepot have given us a fantastic ticket offer for us to share with. You can see Lucy Foster and Improbable in association with Ovalhouse’s The Pirate Project for just…

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PHOTO CALL: Helen Carey and Peter Michael Goetz in Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey Into Night by Joseph Marzullo

Helen Hayes Award winner and Tony Award nominee Helen Carey plays drug-addicted Mary Tyrone opposite Peter Michael Goetz as husband and aging actor James Tyrone, Sr., in Arena Stage's ne…

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PHOTO CALL: The Pirates of Penzance, With Kevin Earley, Omar Lopez-Cepero and Patricia Noonan by Joseph Marzullo

The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire presents W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, which officially opens April 13 following previews that began April 4. The …

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Playbill Launches "My Playbill" Photo Contest; Win Tickets to a Broadway Show! by Playbill Staff

Playbill Magazine has been documenting the American theatre for more than 125 years – from David Belasco's May Blossom in 1884 and the lavish Ziegfeld Follies of yesteryear, throug…

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American Premiere of Will Eno's Title and Deed Gets 16 Additional Performances at NYC's Signature by Kenneth Jones

Conor Lovett's turn in the U.S. premiere of Middletown playwright Will Eno's Title and Deed, a new solo play about a mysterious traveler, will be seen an extra two weeks, Off-Broadwa…

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Oscar Winner Stephen Schwartz Will Take Part in Godspell Talkback by Andrew Gans

Award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz will take part in a post-show talkback following the April 24 performance of the revival of his early musical Godspell at the Circle in the S…

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Priscilla's Julie Reiber Will Release Solo Recording; Concert, Too by Andrew Gans

Julie Reiber, who plays Marion in Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert, will release her debut solo recording April 24.

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Coney Island Christmas and Neil LaBute's Miss Julie Will Bow at L.A.'s Geffen; Season Revealed by Kenneth Jones

Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles will produce three world premieres, including a new commission by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies and an adaptation by Neil LaBute in the 2012-13 seaso…

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Track Lists Announced for Starry Concert Albums of Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Burt Bacharach Tributes by Adam Hetrick

Kritzerland will release three live albums celebrating the music of Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Burt Bacharach, culled from the annual STAGE benefit concerts, which raise fundi…

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Harry Connick, Jr., David Alan Grier, Mariska Hargitay, Kate Mulgrew Set for NCTF's Chairman's Awards Gala by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Harry Connick, Jr. will be among the honorees at the National Corporate Theatre Fund's annual Chairman's Awards Gala, Funding New American Theatre, April 30 at New…

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PHOTO CALL: Spring Awakening Rocks Connecticut Repertory Theatre by Krissie Fullerton

Connecticut Repertory Theatre presents the Tony Award winning Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater musical, Spring Awakening April 12-28.

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Nothing sells a show like another show. by Ken Davenport

You’ve heard the aphorism “a rising tide lifts all boats”, right? Well, I’ve got my own related Kenism that goes something like this . . . “A sold out show is t…

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MAGIC/BIRD Offers $35 Balcony Seats for Today's Matinee, Featuring Talkback With Magic Johnson by BroadwayWorld

Hall of Famer Earvin Magic Johnson will hold a talkback for ticketholders following the 2pm matinee performance today at the intimate 900 seat Longacre Theater 220 West 48th Street, the seco…

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NEW VOICES at NYU Will Feature Rory O'Malley, Rebecca Luker and More, 4/16 by BroadwayWorld

The New Voices Collective will to present NEW VOICES at NYU A Celebration of Songs by NYU Musical Theatre Writers, Past and Present on Monday, April 16, at 800 p.m.

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/13/2012 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4132012.

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GODSPELL Announces Talkback With Stephen Schwartz, 4/24 by BroadwayWorld

Legendary Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz will participate in an exclusive post-post-show audience talkback immediately following the Thursday, April 24 performance of the new hit revival…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/13- THE WILD PARTY by Stage Tube

Today in 2000, The Wild Party opened at the Virginia Theatre now the August Wilson Theatre, where it ran for 68 performances. The Wild Party is a musical with a book by Michael John LaChiusa…

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BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Furman University by BroadwayWorld

Last year, BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater website on the Internet, launched a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the countr…

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DID YOU KNOW...The Most Interesting Message Board Topics of the Week, April 7-13 by BroadwayWorld

This week's topics Best Revival Of A Play, NEWSIES Film Remake, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Carrie post-mortem, Next Big Broadway Choreographer, Cast Recording Flubs, New Board Design

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PHOTO FLASH: Arnold Schwarzenegger Attends Cirque du Soleil's The Beatles LOVE by Dan Bacalzo

Film star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger attended a performance of Cirque du Soleil's The Beatles LOVE at The Mirage in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 12. The show…

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Almeida Theatre Announces Details for The Dark Earth and the Light Sky and Almeida Festival 2012 by David Gordon

Almeida Theatre has announced details for its Almeida Festival 2012 and upcoming production of Nick Dear's The Dark Earth and the Light Sky. Richard Eyre will return to the Almeida to …

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Reagle Music Theatre Summer Season to Feature A Chorus Line, Bye Bye Birdie, My Fair Lady, by David Gordon

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston has announced the productions for its upcoming 44th summer season. The season will include the musicals A Chorus Line (June 15-24), Bye Bye Birdie (Ju…

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Alison Arngrim's Confessions of a Prairie Bitch to Play Laurie Beechman Theatre by David Gordon

Alison Arngrim will present her one-woman show Confessions of a Prairie Bitch June 15 and 16 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Arngrim is best known for her performance as "Nasty" …

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VIDEO FLASH: Jonathan Groff, Lauren Pritchard, Steven Sater Discuss Spring Awakening by Andy Propst

In conjunction with the release of Steven Sater's A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening, Applause Books has released a video interview featuring original Spring Awake…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Weekend Poll: Who is Your Favorite Broadway Octogenarian? by Broadway.com

It seems 80 is the new 60, and Broadway luminaries continue to light up the stage well into their golden years. Earlier this week, Anything Goes star Joel Grey was welcomed into the Broadway…

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Pants Poll: Aaron Tveit v. Jeremy Jordan by Lucky

Picture it: Aaron Tveit in breeches and Jeremy Jordan in cleats. Pick yourself up off the floor, girl, because it so happened. Yesterday, the internet – beloved, bountiful mother – gave …

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Review: Oedipussy by Emily Warren

As a physical comedy troupe that dabbles in everything from the outrageous to the poignant, it seems like it was only a matter of time before Spymonkey would finally take on Sophocles’ myt…

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Judges "Save" Contestant on "American Idol"; "Idol" Winner Kris Allen Will Perform on Results Show by Andrew Gans

"American Idol" judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler decided to employ their one-per-season "save" April 12 following the news that contestant Jessica Sa…

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Jackie Hoffman, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and Rachel Potter Set for Broadway Takes Charge Benefit by Andrew Gans

Broadway Takes Charge, a benefit concert for The Trevor Project, will be presented April 16 at Le Poisson Rouge.

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Danny Burstein Will Host New Voices Concert Featuring Rebecca Luker, Rory O'Malley, Drew Gehling, Kate Shindle by Andrew Gans

The New Voices Collective will present NEW VOICES at NYU: A Celebration of Songs by NYU Musical Theatre Writers, Past and Present April 16 at 8 PM at New York University's Frederick Loew…

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Superstar's Paul Nolan Sings at Yankees Home Opener April 13 by Adam Hetrick

Jesus Christ Superstar leading man Paul Nolan will sing during the seventh inning stretch of today's opening home game at Yankee Stadium.

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Harvard University Gets Pinker with LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL by Samarao

Samara Oster is currently a student at Harvard University and a former MTI intern… Last night, Harvard University got a whole lot pinker, as LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL opened at Farkas…

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BWW TV: First Look at CLYBOURNE PARK on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park opens on Broadway on April 19, 2012. The acclaimed work by Bruce Norris, and directed by Pam McKinnon, will play the Walter Kerr Theatre for a …

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92Y Hosts THE BEST MAN Conversation With John Larroquette, James Earl Jones and More, 4/30 by BroadwayWorld

On April 30, critic Caryn James will lead a conversation regarding why Gore Vidals THE BEST MAN is more relevant than ever in this election year at 92Y. Set to appear are several of the show…

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Team StarKid's HOLY MUSICAL B@MAN! Available on YouTube from Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Team StarKid's latest production, HOLY MUSICAL BMAN, an original musical comedy parody from the creative team behind A VERY POTTER MUSICAL, will be available to view on YouTube as of this ev…

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STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Hudson Performs on AMERICAN IDOL! by Stage Tube

On last night's AMERICAN IDOL live results show, Season Three finalist and Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson along with Ne-Yo and Rick Ross performed their new single, Th…

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Seven days on stage: Place your bets for the Olivier awards 2012 by Alistair Smith

The theatrical great and the good dust off their glad rags for Sunday night's Oliviers, Tamara Rojo leaps into position at English National Ballet, and chancellor George Osborne takes heat o…

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News: Plays cast: Spooks' Raison in Donmar Physicists, Gate Tenet

Spooks star Miranda Raison has been cast in the Donmar Warehouse's forthcoming production of Friedrich Durrenmatt's The Physicists, directed by the venue's new artistic director Josie Rourke…

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“King” Rules, “Carrie” Rises, “Wicked” Returns & More Theater News by Tom Mizer

Money makes the world go round in this week’s clinking clanking round-up of theater news: The Lion King proved it rules the entertainment jungle as it became the highest grossing Broa…

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Andrews’ Avenue Q Badly Flawed But Material Still Funny by Bill Hirschman

Just how strong are the songs and jokes in the Tony-winning musical Avenue Q? So sturdy that even with shaky voices, so-so acting and laugh-killing scenery changes, the enthusiastic and ear…

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Tyne Daly, Justin Guarini, Melissa Manchester, Alice Ripley Featured on Trio of STAGE Concert Recordings by Andy Propst

Kritzerland will release live recordings of three all-star annual STAGE benefits in May. Each concert and album celebrates the work of a different composer: Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd …

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Cast Announced for Murray Mednick's The Fool and the Red Queen by David Gordon

Padua Playwrights has announced casting for its upcoming production of Murray Mednick's The Fool and the Red Queen, to run May 18-June 24 at the Lounge Theatre as part of the Hollywood …

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New Works by Neil LaBute, Donald Margulies Set for Geffen Playhouse 2012-2013 Season by Dan Bacalzo

The Geffen Playhouse has announced the eight plays in its 2012-2013 season. Among the highlights on the theater's main stage, the Gil Cates Theater, is the world premiere commission fr…

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Broadway Hunger Games: Battle Round 2! by BroadwaySpotted

ALL VOTES MUST BE CAST PRIOR TO 4PM ON SUNDAY THE 15TH OF APRIL! Any votes placed after that time will not be counted! With that said…Welcome to the Broadway Hunger Games Battle Round …

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Anna Caterina Antonacci at The Kennedy Center by Simon Chin

If Anna Caterina Antonacci had taken a more conventional path, the Italian soprano would likely be enjoying the peak of a major international career. She possesses a remarkable vocal instrum…

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Schmoozing with the Helen Hayes Awards Nominees Ben Cook and Chris Dinolfo by Joel Markowitz, by Joel Markowitz

Schmoozing with Helen Hayes Awards nominees Ben Cook and Chris Dinolfo Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award and what was your first re…

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Why is Spring Awakening Relevant? Steven Sater, Jonathan Groff, and Lauren Pritchard by Performing Arts Books

Steven Sater (librettist/lyricist of Spring Awakening) sits down with original cast members Jonathan Groff and Lauren Pritchard to discuss why this musical is still so relevant.

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Broadway comedy  ‘The Lyons’ cuts catty Corcoran call-out  by Joe Dziemianowicz

Barbara Corcoran is a badass businesswoman who’s at home in a “Shark Tank.” But that doesn’t make it okay to suggest that bosses at her former real-estate company that stil…

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Peterson and Mallory Will Show Everything’s Still Possible by Peter Filichia

How often do we get the chance to see not one, but two performers who were part of the original 1971 cast of Follies?

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London's Almeida to Present Premiere of Nick Dear's The Dark Earth and the Light Sky by Mark Shenton

London's Almeida Theatre will present the world premiere of Nick Dear's The Dark Earth and the Light Sky, beginning performances Nov. 8 prior to an official opening Nov. 15, for a ru…

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Initial Casting Announced for The Physicists at London's Donmar Warehouse by Mark Shenton

Initial casting has been announced for Dürrenmatt's The Physicists, beginning performances May 31 prior to an official opening June 7 at London's Donmar Warehouse for a run thro…

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David Bedella to Star in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy at London's Menier Chocolate Factory by Mark Shenton

David Bedella will star as Arnold in the new production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy that begins May 30 at London's Menier Chocolate Factory for a run through A…

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Fuse Theater Review: “The Luck of the Irish” — Serious About Real Estate by Helen Epstein

Though rooted in Boston history, "The Luck of the Irish," with its racial, class, marital and inter-generational conflicts, could be set anywhere in the world.

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The Met: Live in HD Presents LA TRAVIATA, 4/14 by BroadwayWorld

Experience La Traviata starring Natalie Dessay as part of The Met Live in HD series transmitted live to movie theaters nationwide on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 1255 PM ET 955 AM PT.

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of THE DEADLY ONES by Linda Lenzi

Big Dreamer Productions opened The Deathly Ones, described as Off Broadways first 4-D horror experience, at Times Scare, the haunted entertainment complex located at 669 Eighth Avenue.

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Photo Flash: Liza Minnelli & Co. At The CABARET 40th Anniversary Screening by BroadwayWorld

Come to the Cabaret, old chums, and check out these pics of the original film cast Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey at the 40th Anniversary Restoration film premiere for CABARET at …

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Newsies’ Andrew Keenan-Bolger carries the banner for Disney a fourth time by Jesse North

If you give Andrew Keenan-Bolger a bag of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, he will give you a Crutchie trading card. Disney has given each cast member of its new Broadway musical Newsies, based on the…

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GIVEAWAY: "Seminar" by Aaron Riccio

The lovely people over at Seminar have offered me a chance to share my experiences at the show with all of you, or, to be more specific, two winners of the following contest. Now I have…

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THEATER: "Scotland Week" by Aaron Riccio

The latest series of themed performances at the international 59E59 features two Scottish plays, directed by the playwrights, that deal with loss via character's reactions to historic (or ne…

Linked From That Sounds Cool at 09:19AM

Things We Love: Caine's Arcade by Tony

"A 9 year old boy - who built an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad's used auto part store - is about to have the best day of his life." (via That's Ace!) Tags: Things We LoveSha…

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Two Parts of Me Falling in Love by Anne.serine

"I am going to be famous.” If you ask my boyfriend, he’ll tell you that’s the first thing I ever said to him. As if he walked up to me and said “Can I buy you a drink?” and I said …

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Gore Vidal's The Best Man by StageGrade

Are critics casting their vote for "The Best Man"?

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Review: Evita by Frank Scheck

“Tasteful” is not a word that springs to mind when thinking about Eva Peron, and it shouldn’t when it comes to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical Evita either…

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The Mikado by Carey Purcell

It almost felt wrong to laugh this much at an opera. Sure, The Mikado, by Gilbert and Sullivan, is a comedy, but the performance by The Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall on Monday night, f…

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Charles Busch Creates Sincere Drag by Raven Snook

Why his new play Judith of Bethulia is more than just camp — There’s something Andy Hardy-ish about Charles Busch’s stage comedies. Granted, the prolific playwright/performer is us…

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Vineyard Flowers by Art

Vineyard Flowers, a photo by arthennessey on Flickr.The Mirror Up To Nature - Boston Theater and Beyond

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American Century Theater's 'On the Waterfront' a contender

Stage version of Budd Schulberg's film script a real eye-opener in 2012.

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New Bush supremo Madani Younis introduces his debut season by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: MADANI YOUNIS On the eve of the opening of his inaugural production of Lee Mattinson's Chalet Lines at the Bush Theatre, the venue's new Artistic Director and Chief Executive talk…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Justin Long Signs Up for Seminar by Iris Wiener

The popular film star discusses making his Broadway debut in Theresa Rebeck's hit play.

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Street Tempo’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ is filled with killer surprises by Bob Bullen

Erin Creighton and John Sessler in Street Tempo Theatre’s “Little Shop of Horrors.” Photo credit: Linda Gartz You think you’ve seen Little Shop, right? You’ve p…

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Philip Seymour Hoffman: Broadway's New 'Salesman'

Oscar-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman is starring in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Hoffman about the iconic role and why, 63 years…

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Friday video: Another interview with Martin Crimp by George Hunka

More rare, perhaps, than a print interview with dramatist Martin Crimp is a video interview; the playwright himself speaks below, in a discussion from January 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland. In…

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Evita Tangos with Good Morning America by Admin

Elena Roger, Max von Essen and the cast of the Broadway revival EVITA gave a spectacular performance of “Buenos Aires” this morning on Good Morning America! Ricky Martin, Micha…

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Awesome Person Thursday: Adriana Baer and Central Coaching by Michael Roderick

It's always great when you get to work with a talented director, but it's even cooler when that talented director also becomes a talented entrepreneur with an awesome new business. That's wh…

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The Music of the Titanic by Bob Kosovsky

There will probably be more written about the RMS Titanic this month than in the past 100 years. This blog entry is my contribution to the literature of the steamship and its connectio…

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Nicholas Hytner asks the government to "rethink" tax relief cap by Natalie Woolman

Nicholas Hytner, the artistic director of the National Theatre, has said that the government's claims that some wealthy individuals give money to charities as a means of tax avoidance are "f…

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Neil Patrick Harris Back to Host the Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris © Kevin Winter/Getty Images Neil Patrick Harris will be back on hosting duties for the 2012 Tony Awards. Last year's Tony Awards was an absolute smash thanks in …

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Kristin Chenoweth & Jim Parsons to Announce Tony Award Nominations

Jim Parsons of Harvey & "The Big Bang Theory" © Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Two television and Broadway faves will make the big announcement for Tony Award nominations come M…

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POLL: Does "Smash" Portray Broadway Accurately?

"Smash" on NBC © NBC The glittering stars in the eyes of young hopefuls is the stuff of Broadway legend and after school TV specials. But what about the reality of the "biz"?...Read …

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‘Pinocchio’ at The Puppet Co. by Julia L. Exline by Julia L. Exline

The Puppet Co. presents Pinocchio, the classic story of a wooden puppet’s adventurous quest to become a real, live boy! Directed by Allan Stevens, this production is recommended to be enjo…

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Update! One spot just opened up in our Master Class by Jess

~A last minute opening in Neo-Futurism 1: Master Class with Founder Greg Allen is yours for the taking! Classes began Wednesday April 11th, and continue through May 30th, Wednesday evenings …

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While you are gone by Adam Thurman

I spent the last week or so out of town. While I was gone, I follow the same set of vacation rules I give my team. No responding to email. No calling to check in. People are only allowed to.…

Linked From Mission Paradox at 08:26AM

People You Should Know . . . Cecilia Copeland by Zack

Cecilia Copeland is the Founder andArtistic Director of New York Madness.  Her Plays Include:  BIOLIFEcurrently named a Semifinalist for The O’Neill Playwright’s Conference. &n…

Linked From Visible Soul at 08:22AM

2012 Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation Highlights by American Theatre Wing

Highlights from the American Theatre Wing's 2012 Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation event featuring music from "Rent" and 2012 Jonathan Larson Grant recipients Dan Collins and Julianne Wick…

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I AM THEATRE: Gordon Davidson by Theatre Communications Group

Gordon Davidson is the Founding Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at the Los Angeles Music Center and subsequently became Artistic Director of the Ahmanson Theatre a…

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Congress of Curious Peoples Opens Today by Trav S.D.

Today is opening day for the annual Congress of Curious Peoples at Coney Island USA. For full information please go here.

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Poor Baby Bree Opens Tonight! by Trav S.D.

The incomparable Poor Baby Bree revives her show I Am Going to Run Away at LaMama tonight (full details here). We love her so much we made her our first first Vaudephone recording. For an e…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 08:12AM

Gossip: Dear Diary: How will we cope without Sheridan Smith’s Bridget?

Forgive us our bank holiday, editor in honeymoon, frantically preparing for Oliviers’ tardiness in getting this one up. As we tweeted MUCH earlier though, word is that our beloved Whatsons…

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Newsies' Andrew Keenan Bolger talks about Submissions Only by Stage-Rush

Newsies' star Andrew Keenan Bolger talks about his web series, Submissions Only, what he thinks is the next step in his career, and why he wants to be like Tina Fey.

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A Message from CHICAGO's Christie Brinkley by Chicago The Musical

A Message from CHICAGO's Christie Brinkley For more information, please visit www.chicagothemusical.com From: chicagothemusical Views: 108 0 ratings Time: 00:06 More in Entertainme…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Long Day's Journey Into Night by Natasha Tripney

David Suchet and Laurie Metcalf give superb performances in Anthony Page's excellent West End production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama.

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Dreaming a Different L.A. by Rob Weinert-Kendt

A tantalizing prospect, no? (h/t Colin Mitchell; more here)

Linked From The Wicked Stage at 07:28AM

Review: Carmen by Annabel Baldwin

The intimate and unavoidably fringe feel of the Kings Head Theatre lends itself well to this fresh and exciting adaptation of the classic opera Carmen. In true Carmen style, the party starte…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:25AM

Review: The Dark Room by Jake Orr

In David Byrne’s The Dark Room we witness the rise of Ruth (Madeleine MacMahon) as she asserts her power in the new school she has joined. From bottom of the classroom pile, she plots,…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:25AM

BWW's On This Day - April 13, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:20AM

Rachel Jett To Head National Theatre Institute at Waterford's O'Neill Center by Frank Rizzo

Rachel Jett to lead the National Theater Institute (NTI), the accredited program for college students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center at Waterford as its new artistic director.

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Willie Howard by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the birthday of the great dialect comedian Willie Howard. For more on Willie and his brother and comedy partner Eugene, go here. And now here’s Willie as the Y…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:11AM

York prefers 'Blondes'

Legit News: Actress joins Hilty in Encores! production

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Blog: More awards & May poles

Even before the Olivier Awards are handed out this weekend, we hear of yet another set of back-patting bravos from the estimable Mousetrap Theatre Projects, a theatre education charity that …

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Matthew M. Nielson: Sound Design by Hunter Styles

- Matthew M. Nielson has been nominated for five Helen Hayes Awards, and is the recipient of two. He now commutes to DC from Asheville, N.C. where he has his own studio, Sound Lab Studio. -…

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Friday, April 13, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Musicians urged not to work for free for Olympics by Natalie Woolman

The Musicians' Union is urging performers not to work for free at either the London Olympics or the Queen's Jubilee celebrations this summer.

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New Helvetia's 'Merrily We Roll Along' does well in tough production by Marcus Crowder

The heartbreaking beauty of Stephen Sondheim's moving "Merrily We Roll Along" inevitably comes in its final moments. Matthew Schneider, left, Jouni Kirjola and Tyler Robinson share a …

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Chicago Theater Review: JERSEY BOYS (Bank of America Theatre in Chicago and National Tour) by Dan Zeff

THE BOYS ARE BACK, AND BETTER THAN EVER Maybe it’s the law of averages. Put enough jukebox musicals on the American stage and one of them is bound to come up a classic. That may explain th…

Linked From Stage and Cinema at 06:31AM

Alienated siblings reunite in Harrower's 'A Slow Air' by Joe Dziemianowicz

Dueling monologues don’t usually add up to my favorite kind of play. But David Harrower’s vividly detailed and deeply affecting drama of estranged siblings, “A Slow Air,” has made me…

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Review: Off-Broadway ‘Massacre’ is a bloody allegory   by Joe Dziemianowicz

Messy stuff, morality. And José Rivera’s untidy allegory of life and death, “Massacre (Sing to Your Children),” comes awash in blood, bile, tears, other body fluids, blinding lights a…

Linked From New York Daily News at 06:31AM

Tom Hewitt: Jesus Christ Superstar

"Call Me Adam" chats with Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Tom Hewitt about starring in the current revival of "Jesus Christ Superstar," his time in "The Rocky Horror Show" and what it mean…

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Pulitzer-Winning 'Clybourne Park' Hits Broadway

Plus, Igudesman & Joo on tour; a new Dayna Kurtz album, "American Standard."

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End of the Rainbow

Tonight, I saw a legend live on stage, the one and only Judy Garland when I attended the new Broadway show "End of the Rainbow" starring Tracie Bennett, Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey, and Ja…

Linked From Call Me Adam at 06:31AM

Filskit Blog: When we were 25… by Filskit Theatre

Filskit Theatre is 25 – no, not the company, the ladies themselves. Now a lady never usually reveals her age but we thought this a relevant topic (and we’re no ladies!). The most jun…

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Friday Roundup: The Purple Panda Will Haunt Your Dreams by Don Hall

We Live in Two Countries...****This Made the AWG Cry...or Maybe That Was the Wind in my Eye...****Online Petitions Mean NothingFollowing my Monday post about the DCA Theater Betrayal, a Face…

Linked From Don Hall at 06:13AM

News: David Bedella fronts Menier's Torch Song Trilogy revival

David Bedella will take the lead role in the Menier Chocolate Factory's revival of Torch Song Trilogy, playing drag queen Arnold Beckoff in Harvey Fierstein’s three-act play from 12 Ju…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 06:04AM

News: 2012 Olivier winners announced this Sunday, join our Tweet team

Winners of the 36th annual Olivier Awards (formerly the Laurence Olivier Awards), London's equivalent of the Tonys and the UK's most prestigious stage awards, are announced this Sunday eveni…

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Blog: More awards and May poles

Even before the Olivier Awards are handed out this weekend, we hear of yet another set of back-patting bravos from the estimable Mousetrap Theatre Projects, a theatre education charity that …

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 06:04AM
Friday, April 13, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Tamara Rojo to become artistic director of English National Ballet by Natalie Woolman

Royal Ballet principal dancer Tamara Rojo has been appointed artistic director of English National Ballet.

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Review: Chalet Lines ****

In whatever way Madani Younis may later stamp his special mark on the Bush as the new artistic director, he’s certainly got one of the venue’s traditional flanks well covered: th…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 05:03AM
Friday, April 13, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Scotty Zacher

When Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater comes to Chicago, dance fans rejoice. But the magic of Ailey is its accessibility to all. Long after his death, Alvin Ailey’s *Revelations* turns t…

Linked From Chicago Theater Beat at 03:32AM

Theater review: "Heartbreak House" is amusing and earth-moving theater by Lisa Kennedy

Sniffling and dozing, flirting and rebuffing, pontificating and pouting — such are the moods and states found in George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," onstage at the Denver

Linked From Denver Post at 03:21AM
Friday, April 13, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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On the Hot List: Bill Maher at Family Arena

What's got Go! magazine buzzing this week.

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‘The Whipping Man’ at Baltimore’s Centerstage: Drama aplenty by Nelson Pressley

Matthew Lopez’s “The Whipping Man” is one of the most-produced new plays on U.S. stages right now, and watching the dark-and-stormy show that opened Wednesday at Baltimore’s Centerst…

Linked From Washington Post at 01:26AM
Friday, April 13, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Weekly Round Up With David Singletary (Week Ending 4/13/12) by BroadwaySpotted

Each Friday David Singletary takes Broadway fans through the most fun and important events of the previous week!

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A bunch short of bananas by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The opening of “Massacre (Sing to Your Children)” is the single scariest minute of the year. It would spoil the surprise to describe the scene in detail, so let’s just say it involves …

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Teen Mozart, joyously sung by James Jorden

Some days you can feel like a hero just getting out of bed in the morning. That’s the message of Gotham Chamber Opera’s delightful production of “Il Sogno di Scipione,” which opened …

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Not scary enough for B’way by Michael Riedel

Stephen King has killed off all sorts of characters in his 49 or so novels. Now that he’s working in the theater, he might have a go at killing off his director County,” a musical King…

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 13 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas and Ernio Hernandez

1886 Birthday of Willie Howard (1886-1949), half of the comedy team of Willie and Eugene Howard, who will appear in vaudeville, in musicals Sally and Girl Crazy, and in various editions of r…

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Marriott Theatre's Pirates of Penzance, With Kevin Earley, Omar Lopez-Cepero, Patricia Noonan, Opens April 13 by Michael Gioia

The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire presents W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, which officially opens April 13 following previews that began April 4. The …

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Donald Margulies' Time Stands Still Opens at the Guthrie April 13 by Andrew Gans

The Guthrie Theater's production of Donald Margulies' Time Stands Still officially opens April 13 following previews that began April 7 on the McGuire Proscenium Stage. Performances …

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DIVA TALK: Catching Up With Sound of Music and Bonnie & Clyde Star Laura Osnes by Andrew Gans

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Café Variations, Infused With Gershwin Songs, Premieres in Boston April 13 by Adam Hetrick

Café Variations, a new romantic theatre work by Charles L. Mee Jr. and Anne Bogart, studded with songs from the Gershwin catalogue, debuts April 13 in Boston as part of ArtsEmerson…

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Adam & Anthony Live, With Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Plays the Highline Ballroom April 13 by Andrew Gans

Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal, who co-starred in the original Broadway and London productions of Rent as well as in the film version and the most recent touring version of that Jonathan Larso…

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Profiles Theatre Christens New Chicago Home With Neil LaBute's In a Forest, Dark and Deep, April 13 by Kenneth Jones

Profiles Theatre in Chicago opens the doors of a new venue April 13 with the first preview of its American-premiere production of Neil LaBute's In a Forest, Dark and Deep. The company…

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Titanic: The Concert, With Ed Watts and Stanley Bahorek, Anchors in Seattle April 13 by Adam Hetrick

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre commemorates the centennial of the maiden voyage of the Titanic with a staged concert of the Tony Award-winning 1997 musical about the doomed luxury liner by…

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Jack Heller is Tennessee in the Summer, About the Life of Tennesse Williams, Beginning April 13 in Burbank by Michael Gioia

Sal Romeo ETC and SST Productions present Joe Besecker's award-winning play, Tennessee in the Summer, based on the life of famed playwright Tennessee Williams, beginning April 13 at Cali…

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Tom Jones and Joe Thalken's Harold and Maude Plays the York Beginning April 13 by Andrew Gans

The Musicals in Mufti presentation of Harold and Maude, staged as part of the The Tom Jones Festival at the York Theatre Company's Off-Broadway home, begins its weekend of performances A…

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Those StarKids Behind A Very Potter Musical Premiere B@man Musical on Internet April 13 by Kenneth Jones

Team StarKid, the company behind the popular internet musical parody A Very Potter Musical, unveils its new spoof — the comic-book-inspired Holy Musical B@man! — 9 PM (ET) April …

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Chelsea Silverman by League of Professional Theatre Women

Producer, Actor New York, New York USA I am inspired by collaboration. I am a firm believer that the whole is always greater than the sum of its parts. The most exciting thing about founding…

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Revivals and Movie Musicals Take Over Broadway by Richard Hake

Chances are if you see a Broadway musical, it's something you've already seen. The selections include many Off-Broadway transfers, revivals and movies made into stage musicals. Broadway vete…

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Trayvon Martin Story Echoed in New Play

The new play Slip/Shot opens tonight in Philadelphia. The play is set in 1962, at Florida State University in Tallahassee, and centers on the case of a 17-year-old African-American boy. The…

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Jesus Christ Superstar ** by Barry

Jesus Christ Superstar’ on SteroidsBy: Isa Goldberg/Chief Theater CriticOne has to credit the creators of  “Jesus Christ Superstar” for their audacious approach to a sacred subject. A…

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